Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Ramal E. Young, age 90, of Sweetwater, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013 in Odessa.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013 at Garden of Memories with Rev. Tommy Touchstone officiating. Burial will follow. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Ramal was born on Nov. 27, 1922 in Goldthwaite, Texas to Vinnie (Sullivan) and Wallace Geddes. She married Joe H. Young on Feb. 10, 1941 in Chandler, Arizona. She retired from AT&T. She was a member of the Methodist Church.
Don Creed passed away Sept. 21, 2013 at Elk City, Okla. at the age of 67 years, six months and 18 days.
Memorial services will be held at a later date.
Condolences may be made online at www.whineryfs.com.
A memorial service for Van Clinton Conard, 75, of Snyder and former resident of Melrose, N.M. will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, at First Baptist Church in Snyder. Arrangements are under the direction of Agape Funeral Home in Lubbock.
Phanette Baumann, 86, of Sweetwater, died Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Mrs. Baumann was cremated.
Baumann was born Feb. 2, 1927, in Loraine. She married Lester Baumann. Phanette was a graduate of Loraine High School and Harris Nursing School in Fort Worth with a Registered Nursing Degree. She moved to Sweetwater from Fort Worth in February of 2007. She and her husband owned a summer home in Colorado and enjoyed spending time there.
She is survived by several cousins.
Obdulia Heredia Lopez, age 82, of Sweetwater, went unto her Saviorâ€™s arms at sunset on Sept. 21, 2013, surrounded by her loving family.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 23, 2013 at Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Lionzo Soria officiating, assisted by Al Williams. Burial will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
A Rosary service for Ismael Silva, 53, of Sweetwater will be held at 8 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013 at McCoy Chapel of Memories. Cremation will be in Piedras Negras, Mexico.
A Rosary will also be said on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013 at Flores Funeral Home in AcuĂ±a, Mexico.
Silva died Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013 at his residence in Sweetwater.
"God was there in the beginning. He will be there in the end. So who am I to worry about the middle?"
â€” Rev. Wm Jackson, Sr.
That is how he lived his life.
Rev. William Jackson, Sr., 100, was born Feb. 23, 1913 to Will and Annabel Linville in Hillsboro, Tx. Ma Annabel later married Dave Jackson and to this union three siblings were born: Will Jackson, Billie "Dunk" Jackson and R.T. Jackson. William, Sr. assumed the family name.
Lendon Melvin White, 78, passed away Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, at Gulf Health Care Center in Galveston.
He was born March 20, 1935, son of Deanie Hill Cope and Orvile White in Marlow, Okla. Lendon was raised in Midland and served in the US Air Force as part of the Canine Corps during the Korean War. Lendon married Kay Maberry in Hobbs, N.M. He worked as a drilling fluids engineer and a PGA Class A Golf Pro for three courses in Texas and Florida. He was also a retired sports broker.
Ellen V. Martin, age 77, of Sweetwater, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2013 at Hendrick Medical Center.
Her body was cremated. A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Thelma Maye Adkins, 87, of Midland, passed away Monday, Sept. 16, 2013.
Maye was born June 17, 1926 in Fisher County, TX to Sarah Edna Ferrell Walker and William Dallas Walker. Maye attended school in Roscoe, TX and also attended Texas Tech College. She taught school in Sylvester, TX. Maye was married to Gerald Adkins on Feb. 18, 1956 in Midland, TX.
Maye was a long time employee of the Midland Reporter Telegram and also worked for the Odessa American.