Obituaries

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14
Aug
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Manley Lewis Holmes

SHEFFIELD, TX - Manley Lewis Holmes, known to his friends as “Buddy”, went to be with his Lord and Savior on August 13, 2018, at the age of 77. Manley was born on May 24, 1941, in Iraan, Texas to local ranchers, Millard Merrell (Tom) and Kathleen Winona Holmes. On February 9, 1970, Manley married the love of his life, Julia Mae Brazee. Together, they shared 48 wonderful years of friendship and marriage. In 1964, Manley enlisted in the Texas Army National Guard and served honorably as a medical corpsman until 1970. After that, Manley served 40 years in the education field, teaching, coaching and as principal, impacting the lives of many children, primarily in Sanderson and Ozona. Manley loved the Lord, and enjoyed his ranching activities on the Pecos River. He also loved 4-H, FFA, and BSA youth organizations, cooking authentically on his 100 year old chuckwagon, and cowboy and western swing music.

Tue
17
Jul
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Adwin Bryson ‘A.B.’ Williamson

Adwin Bryson “A.B.” Williamson 84, of Odessa, died at his residence Monday, July 9, 2018 in Odessa, Texas. He was born Wednesday, December 20, 1933 to the late Marian Brison Williamson Jr. and Martha Ola Huggins in Wise County, Texas. Survivors are: Those left to cherish his love and memory are his son: Willie Adwin Eric Williamson and wife Mary Helen; daughters: Sheila Belknap and husband David, and Patricia Bradford; grandchildren: Jenny Tilghman and husband Jimmy, Cheyenne Bradford, Sierra Bradford, Diane Allsup and husband Alva, Morgan Belknap and wife Brook, and Eric Hendley; and eleven great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his wife, Mary Helen Parker Williamson, and parents. Funeral Services were held Saturday, July 14, 2018 at Acres West Funeral Chapel with burial to follow at American Heritage Cemetery in Midland County. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel and condolences to the family may be sent online at acreswestfuneral.com

Tue
10
Jul
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Mary “Louise” Taliaferro

June 23,1922-July 3, 2018

Tue
19
Jun
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William Terry Lindsey

William Terry Lindsey, born December 15, 1950, went to his Lord and Savior on June 11, 2018, at the age of 67 after a courageous battle with injuries due to an accident. Graveside services were held Friday, June 15, 2018, at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Ozona. Arrangements by Kerbow Funeral Home. He was born to Bill and Lucille Lindsey in Eunice, New Mexico. He is survived by his sisters, Delores Hobson, of Odessa, Elaine Berry and husband Earl, of San Angelo, Jerry Betty and husband Hal, of New Mexico, his loving wife, Debra W. Lindsey, of Ozona, his children, Becky Garcia, and Mack Lindsey, of San Angelo, Stephannie King, and son, Leland Wellman, of Ozona, numerous nieces and nephews, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He graduated from Ozona High School and later San Angelo State University. Terry worked in the oil and gas industry all his life. When he was young he followed his daddy everywhere on the leases. He worked for J.

Tue
12
Jun
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Lee Chipman DeHoyos

Lee Chipman DeHoyos, age of 94 years, of Kilgore, Texas passed peacefully in the early morning hours of June 5, 2018. Lee was born in Ozona, Texas on December 17, 1923, to George and Anita Chipman who preceded her in death. She was married to Carlos DeHoyos who preceded her in death in 1983. Lee was a strong, vibrant woman and a devout Catholic and faithful member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Ozona for many years before moving to Kilgore, Texas. There she found a church home for the past 13 years at Christ The King Catholic Church. Lee loved nothing more than spending time with her family and friends. Her grandchildren spent many summers at her home in Ozona when they were young. Later she would often spend extended periods of time visiting her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren wherever they lived. She enjoyed crocheting and made sure each of her grandchildren and great grandchildren received a handmade afghan from her in their school colors for graduation.

Wed
06
Jun

OBIT: Lee Chipman DeHoyos

Lee Chipman DeHoyos, age of 94 years, of Kilgore, TX passed peacefully in the early morning hours of June 5, 2018.

Lee was born in Ozona, Texas on December 17, 1923, to George & Anita Chipman who preceded her in death. She was married to Carlos DeHoyos who preceded her in death in 1983.

Tue
05
Jun
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Josefina Torres Dominguez

Josefina Torres Dominguez was born on March 20, 1943 in El Canelito Galeana Nuevo Leon. She died June 2, 2018. Her parents were Nicolas Torres and Maria del Socorro Villanueva. Josefina married the love of her life, Jesus Hernandez Dominguez on August 8, 1959. Jesus and Josefina, with their daughters Mague and Frances, permanently moved to the United States in 1963. Refugio and Raquel Zamarripa guided her to Jesus Christ as Savior. She served God as a missionary in different parts of Mexico. She was a loving and dedicated mother who left an example of her unwavering faith until the last days of her life. Josefina supported her husband at all times, including the move to the United States, the purchase of Rancho Dominguez and above all she leaves the example of the importance of serving God with all her heart. She was always ready to support all work in the Lord’s service. She demonstrated the love of God in the work of missionary action to which she dedicated her whole life.

Wed
23
May
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Pablo (Paul) Diaz 1948-2018

Pablo (Paul) Diaz, from El Paso, Texas, passed on to his Heavenly Reward on Sunday, May 20, 2018. Paul grew up and went to school in Ozona, Texas. He worked and lived in Las Vegas, Nevada for 20 years working Teledyne and the Gaming Industry in Las Vegas. Paul is preceded by his parents Lucio and Rosa Diaz, brother Jimmy and sister Linda. He is survived by his sisters Lucia Bittner and Enemencia Flores. His nieces Jenifer Hansen, Silvia Rios, Molly Morgan and nephews Jeremy Bittner, Jose and Jonathan Flores also survive him. Paul was a very good uncle to his family. He enjoyed visiting Las Vegas, Nevada and Ruidoso, New Mexico. The family sends a special thanks to Oscar and Josie De Hoyos. Viewing and rosary on Thursday and Friday evening at Kerbow Funeral Home. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 26.

Tue
15
May
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Robert ‘Pete’ Montgomery

It is with broken hearts that the family of Robert (Pete) Montgomery faces the loss of their beloved husband, dad, granddaddy, and brother. Pete left in the the early morning of May 8, 2018 from Ozona, Texas. He was the son of Carl and Maudie Montgomery and was born in St. Paul, Minnesota on July 30, 1945. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 16, at Ceder Hill Cemetery. Arrangements by Kerbow Funeral Home. His family moved to Oklahoma when Pete was six weeks old and spent time near his dad’s family. After a few years, the family moved to Ozona where he spent his school years excelling in football, basketball, and track. He attended Sul Ross State, North Texas State, and Angelo (aiming toward a teaching degree) but changed direction to join the U.S. Border Patrol in 1967. His first duty station with the Border Patrol was in Eagle Pass, Texas, where he served as a Special Agent for 9 years.

Tue
01
May
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Richard Eugene Jackson

Richard Eugene Jackson entered into God’s Rest at 1:18 on April 27, 2018.
He was born on January 16, 1928, in Fukuoka, Japan, the son of Southern Baptist Missionaries serving China. Political unrest in China had forced them to take temporary refuge in Japan at that time. Richard grew up in Wuxi, China not far from Shanghai. In 1940, as WWII was approaching, Richard’s mother brought her four children to the United States to live. His father was kept in China under house arrest until 1941 when he was released in a prisoner swap.
Richard met Trudie Wilcox, who would become the love of his life, in Brownwood, Texas. After attending the University of South Carolina at Columbia, South Carolina, Richard transferred to Howard Payne Baptist University at Brownwood.
Trudie was attending the University as well and on December 17, 1948, the two were married.

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