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Roy “Cap” Lloyd Peden
Roy “Cap” Lloyd Peden, of Kermit, died Monday,
March 8, 2010 in Odessa, Texas. Roy was born in Peden, Texas
on December 23, 1919 to Ruth and Lloyd Peden. He was the older
brother of Leslie Earl Peden. Roy attended school in Azle,
Texas and graduated valedictorian of his high school class in 1935.
Roy continued his education at Texas A & M University in College
Station where he graduated in 1941 with a degree in Agricultural
Education. While at Texas A&M, Roy lettered four years on the
baseball team, playing his last year on the team with his brother,
Les. He went on to play baseball at the professional and
Roy met his future wife, Ann Carter on a blind
date. Roy and Ann were married on April 3, 1942 in Houston, Texas.
They began their married life in Van Horn where Roy took a position
as a County Agent with the Texas Agricultural Extension
Service. After a short stay, Roy was transferred to Winkler
County, where he worked until his retirement in 1975. Ann died
April 1, 1985.
After retiring from Extension Service, Roy took
his golf game to a new level. In 1977, he won the US National
Open for Seniors - the first amateur to accomplish that feat.
He also won the "Life Begins at Forty" Tournament twice and was
runner-up two times. In addition, he competed in golf
tournaments throughout Texas and all over the U.S. On five
different occasions, Roy hit a hole in one during his golfing years.
He continued his golfing until his eyesight prevented him from
For 30 years, Roy could be found running up and
down the sidelines officiating football games, calling balls and
strikes behind the plate or calling fouls on the basketball court.
He was the baseball coach for his son’s baseball team which went to
the state tournament.
Roy was a charter member of the First United
Methodist Church in Kermit, member of the Masonic Lodge, Chamber of
Commerce Ambassador, and a 60 year member of the Kermit Downtown
Lions Club. In addition, Roy continued his membership at the
Winkler County Country Club, which has held an annual tournament in
his honor for the last six years. He was a charter member of
the US Society of Senior Golfers.
He is survived by his five children: Suzanne
Harris and husband Al of Odessa, Carol Schoenhals and husband Lyndon
of Lubbock, Pam Scott and husband Andy of Monte Alto, Tim Peden and
wife Debbie of Odessa, and Nikki Hilton and husband Mike of
Odessa. Gramps was proud of his eleven grandchildren:
Sandra Harris, Nanci Harris, Shelly Barba and husband Ian, Timothy
Schoenhals, Stephanie Scott and husband Gabe Araiza, Jessica
Scott and husband Russell Murden, Steven Scott and wife Bonnie, Joe
Peden and wife Clara, Zac Peden and wife Erin, Jared Hilton and wife
Sarah and Jillian Hilton and husband Philip Blakeman and six
great-grandchildren. Five of his grandchildren followed him to
also graduate from Texas A&M University—where two grandsons lived
together in the same dorm Roy lived as a student.
A graveside service will be held 10:00 am
Wednesday, March 10, 2010 at Kermit Cemetery, followed by a memorial
service at 11:00 am at the First United Methodist Church with the
Rev. Scott Seymour officiating.
Funeral arrangements are
entrusted to Family Services Funeral Parlor.
In lieu of flowers, the family is asking for
donations to the First United Methodist Church, 744 Jeffee Drive,
Kermit, Texas 79745.
Patsy Mayer, age 94, died on Thursday, March
11, 2010 at her residence in Kermit, TX. Services will be 10:00 am,
Monday, March 15, 2010 at the First United Methodist Church,
officiated by Rev. Scott Seymour, and assisted by Rev. Beth
Harrington. Burial will follow at Kermit Cemetery.
Patsy was born on November 16, 1915 to Cora and
Judge R.L. Howsley in Guymon, OK. After graduating from Oklahoma
College for Women, she began teaching at Englewood, Kansas, where
she met Darrel Mayer. They were married on March 26, 1941. In 1946,
they moved to Kermit. She delighted in the relationships she formed
with her students and the faculty at Kermit High School. Her
memories of those years were among her most treasured.
Patsy and Darrel led the Couple’s Class at the
Community Church and also sang in the choir before serving in the
Methodist Church. She especially loved teaching the women’s class.
She was a charter member of the hospital’s Pink Ladies and the
Garden Club. Her membership in P.E.O. was also of great pride.
A special thanks to Eunice Reese, friend and caregiver as well as
the Home Hospice of Andrews.
Patsy was preceded in death by her husband of
57 years, Darrel Mayer.
Those who will cherish her memory are son Marty
Mayer and his wife Bobbie, daughter Judy and her husband Robert
Crawford, one nephew Otto Frittz and his wife Jean, and one niece
Susan Sussman. Grandchildren are Matt Mayer, Jennifer Bartley, Abby
Crawford and Celia Crawford. She also had four great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, the family is asking for
donations to the First United Methodist Church, 744 Jeffee Drive,
Kermit, Texas 79745 or Home Hospice 801 N. Main, Ste G
Andrews, TX 79714.
Services were entrusted to Family Services
Glendola S. Carroll
Glendola S. Carroll, age
66, passed away on Saturday, March 13, 2010. She was born in Spur,
Texas to B. E. “Chock” and Lottie Mae (Feaster) Smith on June 29,
She loved collecting angels, had a passion for
playing cards, and enjoyed ceramics and painting. She delighted in
being a grandma and lived for her kids. She was known as "Nana" to
the kids and "Dola" to her friends and "Sis" to her sisters.
Those left to cherish her love and memory are her
husband: Clay Carroll of Wink; three sons: Garry Carroll of
Kermit; Larry Carroll of Wink and Rocky Carroll of Wink; one
daughter: LaCresa Walker and husband Alan of Carlsbad, NM;
four sisters: Charlene Herren of Breckinridge, TX; Carol Ann
Willhelm of Kermit; Renee Bounds and husband John of Breckinridge,
and Donnie Mosser and husband Harold of Chino Valley, AZ; ten
grandchildren: Candy Carroll. Keecha Garduno, Laura Carroll, Coty
Carroll, Lexy Carroll, Amber Carroll, Triston Carroll, Trinity
Carroll, Zach Walker and Zane Walker; nine great-grandchildren:
J.D., Teo, Ricky, Tomas, Timothy, Taylyn, Kyndall, Maverick and Mia.
She was preceded in death by her parents: B.
E.”Chock” and Lottie Mae Smith; one sister: Robbie Thacker and
numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will be 10:00 am, Tuesday, March
16, 2010 at Family Services Funeral Chapel, officiated by Brother
Arrangements are entrusted to Family Services Funeral Parlor
and Acres West Funeral Chapel and Crematory.
Memorials may be made to Hospice House, 903 N.
Sam Houston Ave, Odessa, TX 79761
Dorothy Medcalf went to be with her Lord and
Savior on Sunday, March 21, 2010 in Kermit, TX.
Funeral services will be 2:00 pm, Thursday, March
25, 2010 at Belvue Baptist Church in Kermit, officiated by Rev. Jim
Graveside services will be 3:00 pm, Friday, March 26, 2010 at
Coleman Cemetery, in Coleman, TX officiated by Rev. Bill Campbell.
Arrangements are entrusted to Family Services Funeral Parlor of
Kermit. Online condolences may be sent at fs-fp.com.
Mrs. Medcalf was born September 23, 1935, in
Fredericksburg, TX. She came to Kermit in 1978 from Denver City, TX.
She was secretary for Kermit ISD from 1979 to 2010. She was a member
of the Belvue Baptist Church of Kermit.
She is survived by three daughters: Yolanda
Cotton and husband Buford of Kermit, TX; Renee White of Portland, OR
and Sondie White of San Antonio, TX; three step-children: J.W.
Medcalf, W.L. Medcalf and Mary Walker; one Brother: Herman Bennett
and wife Jenny of Denver City, TX; one sister: Edith Walkins of
Austin, TX; four grandchildren: Brandy Neitzschman and husband
Scott, J.R. Roark and wife Heidi; Christopher Reed and wife Temesha
and Shaun Reed and wife Candice and twelve great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband: Tom
Medcalf and her parents: Levi and Pinkie (Daughtry) Bennett.
Mary Frances Trice Henson Lindsey
Frances Henson Lindsey, age 95, of Kermit,
passed away on Monday, March 22, 2010 in Monahans, TX. Mrs.
Lindsey was born on December 07, 1914 in Maury County, Tennessee to
the late Ollie and Ellen Iva Dale (King) Trice. Mrs. Lindsey married
Marvin Henson Sr. on August 16, 1931. They shared 51 wonderful years
together before he passed away on October 9, 1982. They were the
loving parents of six children.
She later married Raymond Lindsey of Mt.
Pleasant, TN. He preceded her in death on July 17, 1997. Shortly
after, Mrs. Lindsey moved to Kermit to live with her daughter and
son-in-law, Clara and Jack Marshall. Mrs. Lindsey was a member of
the Eastside Church of Christ in Kermit, TX.
Those left to cherish her memory are: son- David
Henson of Lynnville, TN., daughters- Margaret Ann Anderson of
Pulaski, TN and Clara Marshall and son-in-law - Jack Marshall of
Kermit, TX, 23 grandchildren, 50 great grandchildren and 12
great-great grandchildren. She also leaves behind one sister -
Lillian Crawford of Cookeville, TN., sister-in-law - Mary Trice of
Knoxville, TN., and sister-in-law - Jane Page Trice of Columbia, TN.
She was preceded in death by her husband - Marvin
Henson Sr., sons - Marvin Henson Junior and Melvin Ansley Henson,
and daughter - Eleanor Fly, one grandson - Kenneth Henson of
Pulaski, TN., brothers - David Trice, O.A. Trice, Oakley Trice,
Dudley Trice, and Lillard Trice.
The family extends special thanks to Monahans
Managed Care Center, Dr. McLarey and Home Hospice staff for their
loving and faithful care.
Visitation in Kermit, TX. will be at Family
Services Funeral Parlor on Tuesday, March 23, 2010. Funeral services
will be 2:00 pm, Friday, March 26, 2010 at Oaks & Nichols Funeral
Home in Columbia, Tennessee. Burial will take place at Arlington
Cemetery, Mt. Pleasant, Tennessee. Her grandson, Pastor Randy Wells,
will officiate. Pallbearers will be her grandsons.
condolences may be sent at fs-fp.com. Services are entrusted
to Family Services Funeral Parlor.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests
donations be made to Home Hospice of Odessa, 516 North Texas Ave,
Odessa, Texas 79761 or the Eastside Church of Christ, 122 South Ash
Street, Kermit, Texas 79745.
Darrell “Ike” Eugene Bailey
After living life to the fullest, Darrell
“Ike” Eugene Bailey passed away at his home in Jal, New Mexico on
Sunday, March 28, 2010 at the age of 76. Ike was born, April
29, 1933 in Louisville, IL to Ervin and Marjorie Rinehart Bailey.
He grew up in Louisville and later moved to Jal, NM in March 1952.
He married Bernadine Brown on December 31, 1951 in Paragould,
Arkansas and she preceded him in death on September 4, 1989.
Ike then married Jo Ann Haley O’Daniel on July 18, 1990.
A memorial service to celebrate his life will be
2:00 pm, Wednesday, March 31, 2010 at the First Baptist Church in
Jal, NM. Officiating will be Brother Ray Poskey assisted by
Brother Randy Aly and Brother Alan Speed.
Family Visitation will be at Family Services
Funeral Parlor in Kermit 6:00 – 8:00 pm, Tuesday, March 30, 2010.
Private graveside services will be at Prairie
Haven Cemetery in Hobbs.
Ike worked for Ralph Clarke and Clarke Oil Well
Servicing, Inc for thirty-nine years. When Mr. Clarke died in
1974, the company sold to six key employees who each sold their
shares upon retirement. In 1993, Ike bought the remaining
shares of Clarke Oil Well Servicing, Inc. and became sole owner.
After selling the company in 1996, Ike & Jo Ann enjoyed traveling
and staying at their Lake Spence home in Robert Lee, TX where they
both loved to fish. Ike was a founding member of the Jal
Hospital board and served from 1981–1988 and as chairman from
1985-1986, a service he found most beneficial to the community of
Jal and extremely rewarding to himself. Ike was a long time
member of The Association of Oil well Service Contractors. He
was a loyal member of First Baptist Church in Jal where he served
as a deacon; he worked with Awana’s and was chairman of the
building committee for several years. Ike loved the Lord and
witnessed at every opportunity he had.
Ike is survived by his wife: Jo Ann Bailey
of Jal; his mother: Marjorie Rinehart Bailey of Louisville,
IL; son: Darrell E. Bailey, Jr. and wife Janet of Deer Park,
TX; daughter: Marjorie Escobedo and husband Mike of Hobbs, NM;
stepsons: Robert O’Daniel and wife Cindy of Coahoma, TX and Patrick
O’Daniel of Cave Creek, AZ; grandson: Douglas Bailey and wife
Christina of Deer Park, TX; granddaughters: Regina Escobedo
Schaeffer and husband Jonathan of Hobbs, NM; Lori Escobedo of
Auburn, CA; step-grandson: Chance O’Daniel and wife Stacey of Big
Spring, TX’ and step-granddaughter: Kelli O’Daniel Crouse and
husband Jim of Midland, TX; five great-grandchildren: Cade
Barbee, Case and Coby Mount, Bailey Crouse, and Shaylee O’Daniel.
Ike is also survived by five brothers: Bob
Bailey, Bill Bailey, Randy Bailey all of Louisville, IL, Fred
Bailey of Lawrenceville, IL and Don Bailey of Xenia, IL; two
sisters: Joyce Reehoff of Wauconda, IL, and Karen Stanfield
of Louisville, IL. and numerous nieces & nephews. Ike
also leaves behind special brothers: Dr. Life Barnard and
Jimmy J. Doom, the beloved Kelso family, his First Baptist Church
family who gave him so much joy in the past ten years, Alvin Antley
and Tom Edwards who were always there during his time of need.
He was preceded in death by his first wife:
Bernadine Brown Bailey, father: Ervin Bailey, and sister:
Mary Jane Bailey.
Honorary Pallbearers include the Men’s Sunday
School Class and the First Baptist Church Deacons.
The family would like to thank Dr. Kaczor and
West Texas Oncology employees for the love and support over the
past three years. Special thanks to Dr. Life Barnard and his
staff, we could not have made it without you and VistaCare
employees of Hobbs, especially Becky and Patricia for your love and
care and great kindness shown to our family
In lieu of flowers the family request memorials
be made to the First Baptist Church Sanctuary Carpet Fund, P.O. Box
358 , Jal, NM 88252 or The Carolyn Awbrey Fund, P.O.
Box 778, Jal, NM 88252.
Services are entrusted to Family Services
Gomez Montoya, age 85, of Kermit, passed away, Thursday, April 01,
2010 in Odessa. He was born Tuesday, September 30, 1924 in
Ojinaga, Mexico to Antonio and Bernarda (Montoya) Gomez.
left behind to cherish his memory are five sons: Gustavo Gomez and
Sergio Gomez, both of Post, TX; Cesar Gomez of Levelland, TX; Ervey
Gomez of Kermit and Victor Gomez of Kermit; five daughters: Obdelia
Gomez of Kermit; Lorena Gomez of Post, Maria Gomez Natera and
Manuela Gomez Natera, both of Midland, and Consuelo Gomez Alvarado
of Kermit; three brothers: Jose Gomez and Eliseo Gomez, both of
Midland, and Manuel Gomez of Ojinaga, MX; two sisters: Evangelina
Gomez and Balbina Ronquillo, both of Ojinaga, MX.
is preceded in death by his parents: Antonio and Bernarda (Montoya)
Gomez; and his wife: Consuelo Aranda.
Service will be 6:00 pm, Saturday, April 3, 2010 at Family Services
Funeral Chapel. Funeral Services will be 2:00 pm, Monday, April 05,
2010 at Family Services Funeral Chapel, officiated by Pastor Jose
Borrego. Pallbearers will be: Noe Gomez, Mario Gomez, Jose Alberto
Zubia, Omar Gomez, Benjamin Vera and Ivan Gomez. Interment will
follow at Kermit Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to
Family Services Funeral Parlor.
Hermelinda Lopez Gomez
Gomez, age 48, passed away Saturday, April 03, 2010 in Kermit, TX.
She was born November 26, 1961 in San Bernardo, Mexico to
Cruz and Oralia (Diaz) Lopez.
Those left behind
to cherish her memory include her husband: Juan S. Gomez of Kermit;
her son: Juan Uriel Gomez of Kermit; her mother: Oralia (Diaz) Lopez
of Kermit; two brothers: Raymundo Lopez and Luis Mateo Lopez, both
of Mexico; two sisters: Victoria Lopez and Elva Elena Lopez Luna,
both of Mexico; and one grandchild: Natalie Breann Gomez.
She was preceded in
death by her father: Cruz Lopez and two brothers: Arnulfo and Jesus
Pallbearers will be
Raymundo Lopez, Luis Mateo Lopez, Alfonso Rios, Omar E. Gallardo,
Adam Rios, and Ervey Pineda.
will be said 7:00 pm Monday, April 05, 2010 at Family Services
Funeral Chapel in Kermit. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 am Tuesday, April 06,
2010 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, officiated by Father Richard
Waiwood. Interment will
follow at Kermit Cemetery. Arrangements
are entrusted to Family Services Funeral Parlor.
Winnie Faye Young
Winnie Faye Young, age 86, of Midland, passed
away on Tuesday, April 6, 2010 in Midland, TX.
Winnie was born on April 4, 1924 in Knapp, TX to Paul
McKinney and Mary Luene (Huddleston) Thomson.
She owned and operated “Winnie’s Beauty Shop” in
Kermit for many years. She enjoyed crocheting and made many baby
presents and stuffed animals for her friends and family. Her card
playing skills were a family tradition and she was great fun to
spend an evening around the card table with. She cherished her
family and friends and squeezed every bit of enjoyment out of her
Those left to cherish her memory are her husband
of 65 years: Ted Stewart Young of Midland; two sons: Christy Keith
Young and wife ReeDunna of Midland, TX and Kevin Dale “KD” Young and
wife Cathy of Carrollton, TX; one sister: Ernestine Dukes of
Lakeland, FL. and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her daughter: Charis
Gale Young, her parents: Paul and Mary Thomson; siblings: Ada Mary
(Millie), Thena Inez (Sal), John Lewis, Loyd McKinney, Pauline and
Services will be at 2:00 pm, Saturday, April 10,
2010 at Family Services Funeral Chapel in Kermit,
officiated by Rev. Jim
Weizenecker. Pallbearers will be Teddy Lee, Clyde lee, Greg Moore,
Stephen land, Jessee Land and Truman Alberts. Services are
entrusted to Family Services Funeral Parlor.
Memorials may be made to Home Hospice of Midland,
901 W. Missouri,
Midland, TX 79701.
Brenda Darlene Wildman
Brenda Darlene Wildman, age 59, passed away on
Saturday, April 10, 2010 at her home in Mentone, TX. She
was born on March 5, 1951 in Lufkin, TX to Jack and Veller
Mae (Read) Lane.
Brenda was a loving wife, mother, Nana and
friend to all who knew her. She was a member of the
American legion Auxiliary Post #430 in Odessa. She loved
to dance, had a green thumb in the garden and enjoyed cooking.
Brenda had a big heart enjoyed helping people in need.
Family was very special to her and she loved playing with her
Those left to cherish her memory are her
husband: Raymond Wildman of Mentone, TX; two sons: Clint
Wildman of Carlsbad, NM and Cody Hawkins of Atlantic Beach ,FL;
three daughters: Christie Sullins of Cleburne, TX, Erica
Hinojos and husband Jacob of Kermit, TX and Kelly Wildman of
Madisonville, TX; two brothers: Eugene Mathews of Odessa
and Johnny Land of Virginia; two sisters: Connie Kennedy
and Yvonne Mathews both of Lufkin; nine grandchildren:
Lexi Conner, Kole Ty Sullins, James Goff, Coby Phillips, Kyler
Sullins, Houston Gill, Nickolas Wildman, Alex Hawkins and
Illeana Hawkins; numerous nieces and nephews and was loved my
many extended family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents
Jack and Veller; and one son: Michael Fitzgerald.
Memorial Services will be 10:00 am Saturday,
May 8, 2010 at the American Legion Hall 2701 E. 8th
Street in Odessa.
Memorials may be made to Special Olympics 1133
19th St. N.W. 12th Floor. Washington DC
Services are entrusted to Family Services
Stewart Young, age 89, of Midland, passed away on Saturday, May 1,
2010 at Midland Memorial Hospital. He was born on Tuesday,
October 12, 1920 in Oakley, ID to Charles and Leah Dora (Stewart)
Young, one of nine children. Ted served during WWII as a
Corporal in the US Army Air Corps, 318th Troop Carrier
Wing. He was a longtime resident of Kermit and a member of VFW
Post #6284. He was a welding inspector for El Paso Natural
Gas, retiring after 35 years of service.
married his beloved wife, Winnie Faye Thomson Young in Del Rio, TX
on May 7, 1944. They enjoyed almost 65 years together before
being separated by her passing on April 6th of this year.
Ted was also preceded in death by their daughter: Charis Gale Young,
his parents: Charles and Leah Dora Young; his only brother:
Mike Young; and four sisters: Bobby Aslett, Lucille Quesnell, Burdie
Bucheri, and Jackie Walker.
left to cherish his memory are two sons: Christy Keith Young and
wife ReeDunna of Midland, TX and Kevin Dale “K.D.” Young and
wife Cathy of Carrollton, TX; three sisters: Virginia Martin
and Curma Wygant, both of Oregon and LaRae Griggs of Las Vegas, NV;
and numerous nieces and nephews.
will be noon, Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at Family Services Funeral
Chapel in Kermit, officiated by Rev. Jim Weizenecker. Interment with
military honors will follow at Kermit Cemetery. Pallbearers
will be Clyde Lee, Teddy Lee, Kenneth Edwards, Glenn Pitchford, Greg
Moore and Basil Boatwright. Honorary pallbearers will be Jimmy Lee,
Edward Alberts, Steve Land, and Jessee Land.
may be made to Home Hospice of Midland, 901 W. Missouri; Midland, TX
are personally attended to by Family Services Funeral Parlor.
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