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Obituaries 2018
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Frank Frame 2018
Charlie Frank Baxter Frame

Charlie Frank Baxter Frame, age 91, of Jal, NM passed away on Wednesday, October 17, 2018, in Jal. He was born on January 14, 1927, in Barstow, TX to William and Vada (Baxter) Frame.

"Frank" as he was known by his family and friends, was a veteran of the US Navy. On November 9, 1954 he married the love of his life, Evelyn Frame, and they spent 52 wonderful years together until her passing in 2006. He was a hardworking man and worked for El Paso Natural Gas for more than 30 years.  He loved to fish and hunt anytime he could. Frank was a family man and loved his children and grandchildren dearly. He was very loved by all who knew him and will be missed dearly.   

He is survived by his son: Richard Goodner and wife Rita of Colleyville, TX; daughters: Anita Snider and husband Douglas of Palestine, TX, and Mary Goodner and partner Steve of Lubbock, TX; eight grandchildren: Sean, Scott, Crystal, Jenny, Bradley, Nicole, Eric, and Jordan; and sixteen great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his wife: Evelyn Frame; sons: Allen Frame and David Frame; parents: William and Vada Frame; brother: Jim Frame; and sister: Mary Adams.

A Funeral service will be celebrated at 2:00 pm, Saturday, October 20, 2018 at Family Services Funeral Chapel, with Frankie Frame officiating. Burial follows at the Kermit Cemetery. Pallbearers will include: Ricardo Franco, Michael O'Rear, Cesar Angel, Richard Hebnderson, Robert Salinas, and Nathan Valez. Honorary Pallbearers will include: Jack Hill, Jack Shreffler, Dillard Miller, and Danny Mayberry.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Frank's name can be made to the Carolyn Awbrey Fund.  Donations are accepted by the Jal Record office. Or you may donate to any church of your choice.

Arrangements are entrusted to Family Services Funeral Parlor of Kermit, TX.


Marion Riley Loper Jr.  "Slim" 

"Slim" M.R. Loper Jr., age 93, of Kermit, TX passed away on Sunday, October 21, 2018, in Monahans, TX. He was born November 8, 1924, in Ranger, TX to Marion Sr. and Lillian Ada (Franklin) Loper.  He was a member of 1st Baptist Church.

"Slim" as he was known by his family and friends, was a veteran of the US Army. On February 12, 1955 he married the love of his life Mary Loper and they spent 63 wonderful years together. He loved to travel, Slim had been to 49 of the 50 states only one he missed was Alaska. He was a family man and loved his wife, daughter and grandchildren dearly. He was very loved by all who knew him and will be missed dearly.   

He is survived by his wife: Mary Loper of Kermit, TX; daughter: Paula Kuhs and husband Chris of Battle Ground, WA; brother: Wayne Loper of Midland, TX; sisters: Imogene Harper of Austin, TX, Gaynell Tull of Wichita Falls, TX, Yvette Overstreet and husband Milo of Elephant Butte, NM, and Dawn Williams; grandchildren: Jeffrey Kuhs of Aiea, HI, and Christina Lee of Washougal, WA; and three great-grandchildren: Cadence, Cody, and Carter.

He is preceded in death by his parents: Marion Sr. and Lillian Ada Loper; two brothers: A.C. "Buddy" Loper, and Gene Loper: and two sisters: Wynema Rogers, and Alene Bailey.

A Graveside service will be held at 2:00 pm, Friday, October 26, 2018 at the Kermit Cemetery, with Brother Dudley Mullins officiating. Honorary Pallbearers will include: Stan Mulsow, Jim Davis, and Bob Scott.

Arrangements are entrusted to Family Services Funeral Parlor.

Manuel E Arzate Jr.
Manuel Espino Arzate Jr.

Manuel E. Arzate Jr., age 77, of Jal, NM passed away on Tuesday, October 30, 2018, at his home in Jal.  He was born August 25, 1941, in Porvenir D.B. Chihuahua, Mexico to Manuel and Julia (Espino) Arzate. He was a member of St. Cecilia Catholic Church.

Manuel was a very hardworking man.  He retired from the City of Jal after 23 years of service.  Manuel spent 15 years as a member of the Jal Volunteer Fire Department.  He was a very giving man.  He loved nature and enjoyed growing flowers.  Manuel was known for his big smile and his bigger heart.  He enjoyed helping others and chose to love them instead of fight with them.  He loved life and made his mark on those he called friends.

He is survived by his wife: Raymunda Arzate of Jal, NM; daughters:  Julia E. Watson and husband Aubrey Gene of Jal, NM, Claudia Arzate of Denison, TX, Deina I. Arzate (Inglet) of Jal, NM, Brenda I Arzate of Denison, TX, and Alejandra Nieto Canaval and husband Jose Luis of Jal, NM; sisters: Bertha Juarez and husband Merced of Jal, NM, Otelia Rivero and husband Monce of El Paso, TX, Cecilia Arzate of Jal, NM, Guadalupe Hernandez and husband Mario of Ft. Hancock, TX, Silvia Arzate of El Porvenir, MX; grandchildren:  Gregory J. Watson, Kassandra Y Inglet, Madison R Inglet, and Ricardo M Arzate; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents: Manuel Sr. and Julia Arzate; three brothers: Juan Arzate, Jose Jesus Arzate, and Lupito Arzate; and sister:  Felecitia Munoz.

A Rosary will be held at 7:00 pm MST, Thursday, November 1, 2018 at St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Jal.  Mass of Christian Burial will be 12:00 pm MST, Friday, November 2, 2018 at St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Jal, with Father George Vargas officiating.  Pallbearers will include: Raul Arzate, Luis Herrera, Ricardo Rodriguez, Victor Munoz, Daniel Baeza, Carlos Hernandez, Armando Contreras, and Alejandro Trejo.  Honorary Pallbearers will be the Jal Volunteer Fire Department.

Arrangements are entrusted to Family Services Funeral Parlor.

Brenda R Dorman 2018

Brenda Renee Dorman

Brenda Renee Dorman, age 61, of Jal passed away on October 30, 2018.  She was born May 27, 1957 in Lyons, KS to Jimmy Dean Crowl Sr. and Claudette (Kizzar).  Brenda married Danny Dorman on November 29, 2000 in Jal, NM and the celebrated 17 year together.

Brenda was a 1975 graduate of Chase High School.  She was a loving mother and grandmother.  Brenda loved county music and had a passion for dancing.  She was devoted to her family, enjoyed traveling, was an excellent cook and was always visiting with her friends through social media.

Brenda is survived by her husband: Danny Dorman of Jal, NM; sons:  Ben H. Chance Jr. of Jal, NM, and Brit Dean Chance of Jal, NM; daughters:  Dalinda Dorman of Monahans, TX and Janessa Dorman of Eunice, NM; brother:  Jim Crowl Jr. and wife Teresa of Lyons, KS; sisters:  Monica Butts and husband Terry of Jal, NM and Bretta Thompson and husband Danny of Jal, NM, grandchildren:  Evand Dean Chance, Nicho las Martinez, Sienna Dorman, Kane Maruffo, and Adam Maruffo.

Brenda was preceded in death by her parents:  Jimmy and Claudette.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm MST, Monday, November 5, 2018 at Calvary Baptist Church in Jal with brother Alan Speed officiating.  Interment will follow at the Jal Cemetery.  Pallbearers will include:  Terry Linn Butts, Trevor Thompson, Johnny Mac Owen, Nicholas Martinez, Luis Navarrette, and Randy Lopez.  Honorary Pallbearers will include:  Eugene Immel and Eric Rodriguez.

Arrangements are under the direction of Family Services Funeral Parlor of Kermit.

James Burns 2018

James Clifford Burns 

James Clifford Burns, age 83, passed away on November 2, 2018 at his home in Midland, TX.  He was born in Golden, OK on July 22, 1935 to James Arvil and Stella (Thrift) Burns.  James married Maurine (Vickrey) on February 28, 1958 in Kermit, TX and they celebrated 60 years together.

James was a longtime member of Belvue Baptist church in Kermit where he served as a deacon for many years.  He liked to hunt, fish, and travel the country in his motor home with his wife Maurine.  James graduated class of 1953 from Kermit High School and greatly enjoyed keeping in contact with his classmates by attending reunions.  Those that knew James would describe him as a very hard working man, with a very stubborn streak and a wicked sense of humor.  He loved his family very much and was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.  James was a big OU fan and a member of the Kermit Volunteer Fire Dept.

James is survived by his wife:  Maurine Burns of Midland, TX; sons:  Gene Burns and wife Reta of Odessa, TX, James Lee Burns and wife Sylvia of Kermit, TX; daughters: Vickie Burns Lance of Kermit, TX, Linda Burns McCombs and husband Dale of Midland, TX; son-in-law:  Joe Deaton of Kermit, TX; brother:  Ewell J. Burns and wife Pat of Madisonville, TX; grandchildren:  Monica Bowerman, J.W. Roberson, Brian Roberson, Shannon Armstrong, B.J. Vuicich, Lacy Jones, Andy Burns, Summer Burns, Dusty Funderburk, Sara Rich and Brody Burns; and numerous: nieces, nephews, and cousins.

James was preceded in death by his parents:  Arvil and Stella Burns; and daughter:  Carla Burns Deaton.

Funeral Services will be held 2:00 pm, Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at Belvue Baptist Church, officiated by Brother Bill Campbell.  Burial will follow at Kermit Cemetery.  Pallbearers will include:  Danny Harris, J.C. Williams, Rick Crawford, Mitchell Sims, Chris Rushing and Tim Stansel.  Honorary Pallbearers will include:  Randon Bradford, Jackie Voyles, Malcolm Bryant, David Costello, "Pizza Man" Dr. Aaron Jasso, Paul Underwood, Mike Warren, Jerry Purcel, Dub King, Jim Ellison, and John Bell.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Kermit Volunteer Fire Deparment; Hospice of West Texas 3001 W. Illinois Midland, TX.  79705; or the charity of your choice

Arrangements are entrusted to Family Services Funeral Parlor.

Joanna West 2018
Joanna Christ West

Joanna Christ West, age 93, of Midland passed away at her home on November 7, 2018.  She was born March 21, 1925 in Ganado, TX to C.W. and Sally (Beaty) Christ.  Joanna married Homer Lee West on December 9, 1943 in Victoria, TX and they celebrated 48 years together before his passing in 1992.

Joanna was a member of the First United Methodist Church.  She enjoyed bowling and line dancing.  Joanna was a past member of the Civil Air Patrol, active with the VFW Ladies Auxiliary, and was very active with the Red Hat Society.

She is survived by her daughter:  Susan West Sims of Midland, TX; eight grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.

Joanna was preceded in death by her husband:  Homer West; parents:  C.W. and Sally West; sons:  George Franklin West and Frederic Edgar West; three brothers; and three sisters.

Graveside services will be held 2:00 pm, Wednesday,  November 14, 2018 at Kermit Cemetery with Raymond Revilla officiating.  Honorary Pallbearers will include:  Marcus Magee, Macaleb Magee, Chris Rushing, James Hawkins, Andrew Sapp, Matthew Smith, James Sims, and Mitchell Sims.

Arrangements are under the direction of Family Services Funeral Parlor of Kermit.