Obituaries

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Roberta Ortiz Schoenhals

Roberta Ortiz Schoenhals entered into her eternal home with the Lord on June 21, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. Her funeral will be held Friday, June 28, 2018, at 10 a.m. at the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Ozona, Texas, with subsequent burial at Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Beloved wife, mother, sister, aunt, cousin, and loving friend, she was known by many for her unconditional love and warm embracing hugs.

Her outgoing personality and Texas friendliness made her many friends throughout her life. She will be missed by those whose lives she touched.

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12
Jun
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John Willis Kelley (Papa)

John Willis Kelley passed away Monday June 10, 2019 in Shannon Medical Center, San Angelo, Texas. Services are pending.

John was born May 11, 1930 in Abernathy, Texas to the late Arcado and Alberta Barron Kelley. John was one of five brothers.

Papa attended school in Abernathy and Petersburg, Texas. At the age of 16 he started working in the oil fields. At the age of 18 he served in the military as a mechanic involved in the Korean War. Papa moved to Ozona, Texas in 1978 working as a consultant in the oil fields before starting several businesses of his own including location building, freshwater stations and towing.

He was preceded in death by his mother and father, three older brothers, E.J., Alfred Lee, and Charley Leroy.

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05
Jun
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Alberto ‘Beto’ Escalante Ramos

Alberto “Beto” Escalante Ramos, 43, of Ozona, died May 29, 2019. He was born March 4, 1976.

He was the son of Estella and Alberto Ramos and father of Albert Ramos Jr. (AJ) and Rosa Bella Ramos.

Beto had only one sister, Maria Ybarra (Michael). On October 18, 2014 Beto married Belinda Barrera Ramos and his family grew. He left behind his wife and their children Esperanza Ramirez, Jazmynn Barrera and Javier Barrera, grandsons Zander Jay Ramos and Jason Samuel Barrera, along with many family members and friends.

He was preceded in death by his nephew Michael Ybarra Jr.

Alberto worked as a supervisor at G & H Roustabout and with Foreland as a field operator.

The Funeral Services for Alberto Escalante Ramos was held on Monday, June 3, 2019 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Ozona, Texas.

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31
May

OBIT: Alberto “Beto” Escalante Ramos

Alberto “Beto” Escalante Ramos, 43, of Ozona, died May 29, 2019. He was born March 4, 1976.

He was the son of Estella and Alberto Ramos and father of Albert Ramos Jr. (AJ) and Rosa Bella Ramos.

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15
May
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Deborah Hardgrave Collins

Deb, as known by family and friend, passed from this world May 12, 2019, on Mother’s Day.

Deb was born into this life on October 17, 1950 to parents John and Billie Hardgrave. Deb fought a lengthy battle with cancer, however, never wavered in her belief in God and her continuous giving nature to both family and friends.

Deb was preceded in death by parents John and Billie Hardgrave and sister Charlene Negley.

Wed
15
May
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Herberto Hoyos Perez

Heberto Hoyos Perez died May 11, 2019. Funeral services were Tuesday, May 14, at OLPH Catholic Church with burial following in Lima Cemetery. He was born Nov. 15, 1931 in Tyler, Texas, the son of Jose Maria and Barbara Hoyos Perez. He was employed as a ranch foreman. He is survived by his daughters, Alma Etheridge of Corpus, Bertha Rivera of Ozona and Connie Robledo of San Angelo, sons Robert, Manuel and Javier of Ozona and Ruben of Corpus.

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01
May
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David Giles Madray

David Giles Madray died in his sleep April 23, 2019, at his home in Houston, Texas. He was born June 8, 1969, in Dallas, Texas, to Giles and Becky Davidson Madray. He attended elementary school in Dallas and Shreveport, LA., and Middle and High School in Houston, where he was a band kid, graduating from Memorial High School. David was a member of Memorial Drive United Methodist Church where he was active in the Singles Ministry, taught Sunday School and Bible studies, and sang in the choir.

David was a sports fan, enjoying all the Houston teams and proud of the Astros winning or losing. He loved clothes all his life and was a neat freak, like his mother. He almost made his 50th birthday and was excited to be approved to adopt the puppy he had longed for. His name was to be King Edward.

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10
Apr
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Iva Pauline Bentley

Iva Pauline Bentley was born in Baird, Texas on May 22, 1945. She passed away on April 2, 2019. Pauline was a native of Ozona and graduated from high school here in 1963. She played basketball, was on the annual staff, played trumpet in the band. She was on the soil conservation team. Her class as freshman were the first girls that got to wear jeans to school.

After high school she graduated from the university in El Paso with a degree in physical education. She was a member of ZTA society. She taught PE in Uvalde and went to Center Point where she was the head girls basketball and track coach. She worked for Blue Cross and Blue Shield insurance where she taught anatomy.

On August 31, 1978 she married Jack Bentley. They have lived here in Ozona ever since.

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10
Apr
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Ramon Fierro Sanchez

Ramon Fierro Sanchez passed away March 20 at Crockett County Care Center.

He was born in Ozona on June 2, 1946.

He is survived by his wife, Ana. They enjoyed over 50 years of marriage, love and devotion. His son, Mark (Abilene) and his daughter, Maria (San Antonio) carry on his spirit. He had three beautiful granddaughters: Brianna Lara (San Antonio), Hanna and Katheryn Sanchez (Abilene) and one grandson, Christopher Lara, of Ozona, and wife Thelma. He also enjoyed the love of two great grandchildren, Nathaniel and Lilliana Lara in San Angelo.

Left to grieve are his sisters Rosario Sanchez, of Ozona, Nelly Gibson of Keller, Texas and brothers Richard Sanchez of Keller and Carlos Sanchez of Arlington.

He also left behind his stepmother, Lucia Sanchez, who resided with him at Crockett County Care Center.

Ramon also leaves behind his special family friend, Robert Fierro and his family from San Angelo.

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05
Apr

OBIT: Iva Pauline Bentley

Iva Pauline Bentley was born in Baird, Texas on May 22, 1945. She passed away on April 2, 2019. Pauline was a native of Ozona and graduated from high school here in 1963. She played basketball, was on the annual staff, played trumpet in the band. She was on the soil conservation team. Her class as freshman were the first girls that got to wear jeans to school.

 

After high school she graduated from the university in El Paso with a degree in physical education. She was a member of ZTA society. She taught PE in Uvalde and went to Center Point where she was the head girls basketball and track coach. She worked for Blue Cross and Blue Shield insurance where she taught anatomy.

 

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