Family Services Funeral
Richard Edward Dingler
Richard Edward Dingler, age 57, of Plano,
TX passed from
this life Friday, October 6, 2006 at his residence. He was born
Tuesday, September 20, 1949 in Paris, Texas to
Richard Riley and Joyce (Holman) Dingler.
He worked in the banking industry as a financial analyst.
Richard was preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by his roommate: Dan
Phelps of Plano, TX; one daughter: Taysha Deerinwater of
Monahans, TX; one son: Zack Dingler of Carrolton, TX; one
brother: Larry Dingler of Abilene, TX;
three sisters: Linda Baker of Monahans,
TX, Dana Pena of Kermit, TX and Robbie Dunn of Pampa, TX; and five
graveside memorial service will be 2:00 pm Thursday,
October 12, 2006 at Kermit Cemetery with Brother Dudley Mullins
officiating. Services were entrusted to
Family Services Funeral Parlor of Kermit.
Urias, age 51, went to be with his Lord Monday, October 9, 2006 at
Medical Center Hospital in Odessa, TX. He was born Thursday,
December 9, 1954 to Jesus and Guillerma (Saenz) Urias in Mexico.
behind to cherish his memory include his son: Luis Salinas of
Kermit; three brothers: Juan and Mario Urias, both of Kermit, TX
and Jose Urias of Midland, TX; and four sisters: Rosario Urias of
Odessa, TX, Socorro Pantoja of Presidio, TX, Marisol Armendariz of
Kermit, TX and Elizama Juarez of Midland, TX.
He was preceded
in death by his parents: Jesus and Guillerma Urias and one
brother: Manuel “Herbey” Urias.
Rosary will be
said 7:00 pm Wednesday October 11, 2006 at Family Services Funeral
Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 am Thursday October
12, 2006 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Kermit, officiated by
Father Rudy Lacerna. Pallbearers will be Luis Salinas, Carlos
Lujan, Gilberto Fierro, Manuel Urias, Jr., Oscar Urias, and Jose
Urias Jr. Interment will follow at Kermit Cemetery. Services were
entrusted to Family Services Funeral Parlor.
Dewell, age 37 of Grand Junction, CO passed from this life on
Sunday, October 8, 2006 in Palo Pinto, TX. He was born Wednesday
September 10, 1969 in Wichita Falls, TX to Roger Harold and Cathy
Camille (Wright) Dewell.
graduated from Wink High School in 1989. He then attended TSTC in
Sweetwater. He was employed by Rival Sales, LLC as an oilfield
sales consultant. While he was a very private guy, he lived a full
active life. He enjoyed street bikes, dirt bikes, and drag racing.
He also liked to work out and travel. He was a member of the
survived by his loving mother: Cathy Dewell of Stephenville, TX;
his grandfather: Jim Wright of Wichita Falls, TX; two brothers:
Roger Dewell of May, TX and Zachary Dewell of Elgin, TX; and one
sister: Misty Michelle Dewell of Stephenville, TX.
preceded in death by his father: Roger Harold Dewell.
services to honor his memory were held 10:00 am Friday, October 13,
2006 at First United Methodist Church in Kermit with Reverend David
Weyant officiating. Pallbearers included: Doug Millican, Rocky
Frasier, Kerry Don Dennis, Aron Brewer, Junior Richards, Brian
Moore, Tom Sawyer, and Scott McDonald. Honorary Pallbearers were:
J.T. Dewell and Isaiah Roberts. Interment followed at Kermit
Cemetery. Arrangements were entrusted to Family Services Funeral
Parlor of Kermit.
JC Hudson, age
89, longtime resident of Rowena, went to be with his Lord on
Thursday, October 12, 2006 at his residence three miles south of
Rowena. JC was born on Friday, December 29, 1916 to the late John
Frank and Elizabeth L. (Caffey) Hudson in Bradshaw, Texas. On
August 14, 1937, he married Myrtice Lightfoot in Miles, Texas. JC
and Myrtice enjoyed many long happy years of marriage and were
blessed with two children.
They leased and
worked farmland in the Lowake/Rowena area for several years, before
purchasing their present property near Rowena. There they made
their permanent home. He and Myrtice were well known in the area
and had a wide circle of friends. He was an avid hunter and
fisherman. JC enjoyed spending time playing a good game of dominoes
with family members or friends. He was always ready with a wise
crack and kept us all on our toes with his quick wit. He was known
to many as Buddy and to his grandchildren as Pampa. He always had a
dollar in hand for his grandkids along with the admonishment, “Don’t
tell your Granny!”
JC is survived
by his wife of sixty-nine years Myrtice Hudson; one son: Jerald
Hudson and wife Eileen of Kermit, TX; one daughter: Karen Hunt and
husband Dennis of Mesquite, TX; eight grandchildren: Mandy Lester
and husband Toby, Melinda Marshall and husband Lonny, Sean Hunt and
wife Cindy, Tina King and husband Todd, Shari Player and husband
Tim, Amy Woods and husband Vic, John Hudson and wife Stacey, and Dee
Hudson; and thirteen great-grandchildren: Stephanie, Brandon,
Joshua, Hailey, Christopher, Jared, Jessica, Jacob, Alyssa, Aaron,
Austin, Cameron, and Kaleb.
He was preceded
in death by his parents: John and Elizabeth Hudson; two sisters:
Mary Bell and Dora Lewis; and four brothers: M.E. Hudson, Johnnie
Hudson, Charlie Hudson and Ramon Hudson.
will be held on Saturday, October 14, 2006 at 2:00 pm at Lange
Funeral Chapel in Ballinger, TX with Pastors Mike Burson and Joe
Chamness officiating. Pallbearers will be grandsons and
great-grandsons: Sean Hunt, Lonny Marshall, Todd King, John Hudson,
Tim Player, and Josh Price. Interment will follow at Miles Cemetery.
Services were entrusted to Family Services Funeral Parlor of Kermit
and Lange Funeral Chapel of Ballinger.
Hermelinda Garcia Vigil
Garcia Vigil, age 82 of Kermit passed away on Saturday, October 14,
2006. She was born Sunday, October 28, 1923 to Felix and Aurelia
Guadana Garcia in Guanacevi, Durango, Mexico.
married Nestor C. Vigil, Sr. on November 4, 1949 in Lovington, New
Mexico. She was a devoted housewife and loving mother to all. She
worshipped at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Kermit.
include her husband: Nestor C. Vigil, Sr of Kermit, TX; one
daughter: Eva Martinez of Kermit, TX; six sons: Nestor C. Vigil,
Jr. and wife Carmina of Farmington, NM, Manuel G. Vigil Sr. and wife
Olivia of Midland, TX, Guadalupe G. Vigil of Kermit, TX, Mario Vigil
and wife Michelle of Clarksville, TN, Javier Vigil and Henry
Hernandez both of Midland, TX; one brother: Braulio Garcia of El
Paso, TX; four sisters: Angela Guadana of Los Angeles, CA, Cande
Rivera of El Paso, TX; Julieta Alarcon of Albuquerque, NM, Tona
Guadana of El Paso, TX; seventeen grandchildren; and 20
She was preceded
in death by her parents: Felix and Aurelia Guadana Garcia, one
sister: Sara Alaniz, one brother: Tomas Garcia, and son-in-law:
to honor Mrs. Vigil’s memory were held 2:00 Tuesday, October 17,
2006 at Family Services Funeral Chapel. Arrangements were entrusted
to Family Services Funeral Parlor of Kermit.
Emma Lujan Valeriano, age 37 went to be with her Lord Friday,
October 13, 2006 at Winkler County Memorial Hospital in Kermit.
Emma was born Monday, September 8, 1969 to Emilio and Maria del
Pilar (Ortega) Lujan in Coyame, Chihuahua, Mexico.
Alvaro Valeriano on November 24, 1990 in Coyame, Chihuahua, Mexico.
She was a homemaker, a loving wife and mother to two beautiful sons.
behind to cherish Emma’s love and memories are her father: Emilio
Lujan of Coyame, Mexico; her husband: Alvaro Valeriano of Jal, NM;
two sons: Alvaro Valeriano, Jr. and Fernando Valeriano both of Jal;
seven sisters: Leonor Lujan of Ojinaga, Mexico, Cuquita Franco of
Odessa, Flor Galindo of Presidio, TX, Panchita Quinonez of Freeport,
TX, Janette Lozano of Odessa, TX, Chilita Juarez of Jal, NM, and
Flor Ivonne Mendoza of Midland; as well as many nieces and nephews
and a host of friends.
She was preceded
in death by her Mother, Maria del Pilar Ortega Lujan.
Two rosaries for
Mrs. Lujan were held. The first was 6:00 pm Saturday, October 14,
2006 at Family Services Funeral Chapel in Kermit, and the other 6:00
pm Sunday, October 15, 2006 at St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Jal.
Mass of Christian Burial was 2:00 pm Monday, October 16, 2006 at St.
Cecilia Catholic Church in Jal with Father Roderick Garvey, CSSR
officiating. Pallbearers were
Alvaro Valeriano, Alvaro Valeriano, Jr, Emilio Lujan, Urbano Lozano,
Arturo Galindo, Jose U. Lozano, Abel Juarez, and Gregorio Franco.
followed at Jal Cemetery. Arrangements
were entrusted to Family Services Funeral Parlor of Kermit.
Robert L. “Mac”
Robert L. “Mac”
McClain, age 78, of Kermit passed from this life on Saturday,
October 21, 2006 at the Hospice House in Odessa. He entered this
life on Tuesday, February 28, 1928 in Pennsylvania to the late
Alfred Johnson and Elizabeth McClain.
“Mac” served his
country as a sergeant in the US Army during the Korean conflict. In
1956, he married Mary Clayton in Pennsylvania. They had five
children. He worked as a hot oil truck driver in the oilfield.
Those left to
cherish his love and memories include his wife: Mary McClain of
Kermit; three sons: Robert E. McClain of Kermit, Mark McClain of
Bryan, OH, and Chris McClain of Seminole, TX; two daughters: Gina
Kelley of Monahans, TX and Mary Beth James of Cushing, OK; twelve
grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
will be held at First Assembly of God Church on Tuesday, November
14, 2006 at 1:00 pm with Pastor Bill Guenther officiating.
Arrangements were entrusted to Family Services Funeral Parlor of
John H. Bounds
John Howard Bounds,
age 80, longtime resident of Wink went to be with his Lord on
Wednesday, October 25, 2006 from his residence in Wink, TX. He was
born on Thursday, October 14, 1926 in Mexia, Limestone County, TX to
John Kenneth Bounds and Frances Louise (Wright) Bounds. He earned
his Associate of Arts degree from Kilgore Jr. College. John served
his country in the US Navy during WWII. He married Barbara Jane
Mackin in Carlsbad, NM on February 25, 1950. He was a loving father
to four children. Their “Poppa” was the strength of the family. He
was a fisherman and bird hunter, who also loved spend a relaxing
evening playing games like Skip-Bo, dominos, and solitaire. He was
a cap collector with a large collection of over 600 caps.
John was a resident
of Wink for the last 54 years. He worked for Humble Pipeline for 12
years. He was part owner of Winkler County Pump and Supply before
becoming the owner and operator of Imperial Pump and Supply. He
then went to work for 16 years as a dispatcher for Longhorn Well
Service. He was involved in his community. He was a member of the
First United Methodist Church of Wink. He had served as a member of
the Wink Volunteer Fire Department. He had also served the Wink
community in the past as a member of the school board. He was past
commander of the VFW Post #6284 and a member of the American Legion
John is survived by
his two daughters: Christy West and husband Glenn of Dallas, TX and
Nanci Parkhurst and husband Ken of Carrollton, TX; two sons: John
Howard Bounds II and wife Connie of Irving, TX and Frank Bounds and
wife Pam of Monahans, TX; one brother: Kenneth Burnet Bounds of
Houston, TX; fourteen grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren.
Preceding him in
death was his wife: Barbara Bounds; his parents, John and Frances
Bounds; and one sister: Elinor Frances Bounds Neuman.
Services will be
held 2:00 pm, Friday, October 27, 2006 at the Family Services
Funeral Chapel in Kermit with Rev. David Weyant officiating.
Pallbearers will include: Glenn West, Kris Crawford, Shane Mayer,
Stephen West, Jonathan Bounds, and Ken Parkhurst. Honorary
pallbearers will be: David West, Daniel Bounds, Blake Bounds, Aron
Harris, Rodney Hayes, Eduardo Parra, and JC Denny. Interment will
follow at Kermit Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests
that memorials be made to:
803 N. Main Andrews, TX 79714
entrusted to Family Services Funeral Parlor of Kermit.
“J. D.” John
“J.D.” John D.
Taylor, age 78, longtime resident of Odessa went to be with his Lord
on Sunday, October 29, 2006 at Medical Center Hospital. He was born
on Sunday, June 10, 1928 in Abilene, Taylor County, Texas to Gray
Rostie Taylor and Esther Jewell Dunlap. He graduated Loraine High
School in 1946. His spiritual life was very important to him. He
was a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church in Odessa and enjoyed
spreading the Gospel and talking about the Bible. “J.D.” was always
piddling. He was a fisherman, a gardener and was always fixing
things. He was a hardworking man and retired from Northern Natural
Gas where he was a measurement tech, he also owned and operated T &
B Electronics in Kermit. Family was also important to “J.D.” He
loved cutting up with and teasing his grandkids.
survived by one son: John Alan Taylor and wife Rita of Wink, TX; two
daughters: Wilma Lewis and husband Mark of Odessa, TX; and Janine
Lewis of Lubbock, TX; one sister: Naomi Bruce of Seminole, TX;
eight grandchildren: Jason, Mindy, Gina, Raquel, Kelli, Shelby,
Laura, Wesley; seven great-grandchildren: Jaycie, Makayla, Alexis,
Austin, Kaylie, Kaden, and Jayden.
in death was his wife: Ola Fayrene (Beck) Taylor; his infant son:
Gregory Russell Taylor; his parents, Gray and Esther Taylor, and one
sister: Rena Taylor.
be held 2:00 pm, Wednesday, November 01, 2006 at the Family Services
Funeral Chapel in Kermit with Brother Richard Ray officiating.
Pallbearers will include: Jason Lewis, Mindy Stanley, Gina Lewis,
Shelby Briscoe, Laura Briscoe, Wes Briscoe, John Alan Taylor, and
Charles Ray Bruce, Jr. Interment will follow at Kermit Cemetery.
The family requests that memorials be made to: American
Diabetes Association Always and Forever Memorial and Honor
Program Attn. ADA Web P.O. Box 2580 North Canton, OH 44720.
are entrusted to Family Services Funeral Parlor of Kermit.
Alice Kingsbury Burrows, 99, died at her home in Kermit,
Texas on November 5, 2006. She
was born September 29, 1907, to Robert and Margaret Mills Kingsbury
in New Franklin, Missouri.
Alice graduated from Lindenwood College and from the
University of Missouri with a Bachelor’s in Journalism in 1929.
While in Plainview, Texas, working on “The Daily Herald
Newspaper,” she met Kenneth Edwin Burrows.
They were married November 30, 1930, in Kansas City.
After living in Odessa, Texas for five years, they operated
the L-B Drugstore in Kermit, Texas for 50 years.
Son, Ken Jr. was born in 1938.
They were charter members of the First United Methodist
Church, where Alice served in many capacities.
She sang in the choir, taught Sunday classes of various ages,
and later belonged for years to the Builder’s Class.
She was a member of the United Methodist Women and was a book
reviewer for Study Club.
She was a member of the Winkler County Historical Society for
20 years, a charter member of Medallion Home, a charter member of
Kermit Garden Club, and, in early years, belonged to the American
Society of University Women.
In Alice’s long life, she was privileged to travel
extensively both at home and in foreign lands.
She enjoyed oil painting and was an avid reader.
At age 90, she was a volunteer student mentor at Purple Sage
She is survived by her son: Kenneth Burrows Jr. and his wife,
Dusty of Las Vegas, Nevada; two granddaughters: Christie Burrows of Houston, and Joli Uetrecht of Dallas; two
and Elise Uketrecht of Dallas; sister Jean Brumleu and nephews: Ed Brumleu of Irvine, California and Judge Jon Burrows of
Temple, Texas; and niece: Treva Gabbard of Grand Junction, Colorado.
Services to honor her memory will be held 10 AM Wednesday,
November 8, 2006 at First United Methodist Church of Kermit with
Reverend David Weyant officiating.
Pallbearers will include: Steve Uetrecht, Bill Beckham, Jim
Davis, Eric Spangler, Santos Lujan and Jim Diller. Honorary
pallbearers will be Luke Uetrecht, Dennie Hayes, Jack Brock, Ben
Cowling, Roy Peden, Tommy Smith, Robert Alker, Angel Robledo and All
Masons. Interment will
follow at Kermit Cemetery.
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