Julian O. Sanchez, Jr., 72, of Kermit, Texas passed away on March 22, 2020 in Kermit. Julian was born on July 4, 1947 in Carlsbad, New Mexico to Julian O. Sanchez, Sr., and Viola Gallego Sanchez. He married Delma Briones on June 29, 1967 in Kermit, and they shared 53 wonderful years together.

Our husband, dad, granddad, and friend, Richard Leon Beesinger, completed his earthly journey on March 22, 2020. He is survived by his wife Loeva Beesinger, his two children, Rick Beesinger and his wife Jana of Silverton, Texas, and Rhonda Jones and her husband Kevin of Whitesboro, Texas.

Julian O. Sanchez, Jr., 72, of Kermit, Texas passed away on March 22, 2020 in Kermit. Julian was born on July 4, 1947 in Carlsbad, New Mexico to Julian O. Sanchez, Sr., and Viola Gallego Sanchez. He married Delma Briones on June 29, 1967 in Kermit, and they shared 53 wonderful years together.

Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

Roger Cutforth passed away on Dec. 24, 2019. He was 75 years old. Born Oct. 29, 1944 in Lincolnshire, England, Roger was the oldest of three children (brother Gerald and sister Pat) to parents Gordon and Frieda.

Ana Brijalba Contreras, 62, passed on to be with the Lord on March 14, 2020, surrounded by her family.

In the quiet, early morning hours of Jan. 11, 2020, Martha Sue Goad Davidson, third child of Lucius and Ruble Goad, wife of Don W. Davidson, mother of Thomas L., Terry D., and Michael W. Davidson, grandmother of Aja R., Nicholas O., Nora M., and Jett S. Davidson, took her last, peaceful brea…

Longtime West Texas resident Mary Marie Freeman passed through the pearly gates to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus on March 3, 2020, with her husband Shannon Rudine at her side. She was 101.

Dominga Yniguez Lujan of Lubbock went to be with the Lord on Feb. 20, 2020 at the age of 75. She was born June 25, 1944 in Alpine to Jose and Maria Cruz Yniguez. Dominga married Silvestre Lujan on Oct. 30, 1967 in Alpine, Texas, and they made their home in Lubbock, Texas in the 1970s.

Teresa “Betty” Yañez Valero, 93, passed away on Feb. 25, 2020 in Del Rio, Texas. Teresa was born on Oct. 15, 1926 in San Antonio, Texas to parents Jose and Petra Cordova. 

Frank Wolfe Tobola, 65, passed away March 3, 2020 in Alpine, Texas. He was born July 24, 1954 to Alfred Leo and Elsie Mae Tobola. He graduated from Alpine High School and Sul Ross State University. He taught and coached for 33 years throughout Texas. He was a loving father, grandfather, and …

Robert Logan Patterson, PhD, died while in hospice care in Maine on Nov. 3, 2019. In the tradition of his parents, June Logan Patterson and Dr. Walter Glenn Patterson for whom education was the key to success, Bob was a learned man, with a BA in Psychology and Philosophy, 1962, University of…

Ann Sutherland Chappell, family matriarch, community advocate, and professional communicator, died Feb. 25 after a 3.5-year battle against cancer. The past president of the Limpia Crossing Neighborhood Association loved entertaining in the mountain home that she designed and built over a sev…

Arturo Garcia, 78, left us here on earth to be with the Lord on March 2, 2020 with his family by his side at Medical Center Hospital in Odessa, Texas. Arturo was born June 14, 1941 in Marathon, Texas to Benito and Dolores (Lola) Garcia. He was a rancher on the Hess Ranch in Brewster County f…

Zacarias P. Olivas III, affectionately known as “Junior,” passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones on Jan. 26, 2020. He was laid to rest Feb. 5, 2020 with full military honors at Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery, escorted to his final resting place by the Honors Team of the Texas A…

David “Poppy” M. Cook, 85, of Midland, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by loved ones on Feb. 22, 2020.

On Jan. 27, 2020 our beloved Tina G. Losoya entered eternal life with family by her side at the age of 72 in Alpine, Texas. She was the eldest child born to Ernestina and Eldefonso Garcia in Marfa, Texas. She married the love of her life, Joe Losoya, on Jan. 11, 1966, and recently celebrated…

Cruz G. Muniz, Jr., 54, entered into eternal life on Feb. 19, 2020 at his home in Alpine, Texas.

Pilar Hazelhorse Pedersen was more gifted than most with treasures and resources throughout her life. She was deeply and unconditionally loved as a child and into adulthood by parents who were true role models. She possessed robust health, stamina, and vigor, and loved hard work. Her deep he…

“Coach” Isidoro G. “Ted” Salgado Jr., 84, of Hobbs, New Mexico passed away peacefully into the loving arms of his Heavenly Father, surrounded by his family, on Feb. 9, 2020. Isidoro was born Nov. 17, 1935 in Alpine, Texas to Isidoro, Sr. and Catalina Salgado. He attended Alpine schools, and …

Clayton Wheat Williams, Jr., passed into heaven’s gates surrounded by his loving family on Feb. 14, 2020. Clayton was born Oct. 8, 1931 in the small West Texas town of Alpine to Clayton and Chicora (Graham) Williams. The son and grandson of legendary pioneering West Texans, he grew up in nea…

Esther Dominguez was born on April 8, 1931 in El Paso, Texas. She was preceded in death by her husband Raul Dominguez, and was the mother of seven children, Sylvia Gonzalez, Fernie Cisneros, Johnny Cisneros, Tony Cisneros, Sara Tandy, Rosie Martinez, and Roberto Dominguez.

Lucila “Lucy” Leos, born and raised in Alpine, Texas, passed away on Jan. 22, 2020 at her place of residence in Lubbock, Texas. She was born on Jan. 30, 1947.

Eduardo Jaquez Molinar, Jr., 85, passed away to transcend this age, and join those who preceded him to heaven.

John Albert Rowe, 81, of Alpine, Texas died Jan. 22, 2020, after several years of struggle with Lewy Bodies Dementia.

On Jan. 26, 2020, Martha Taylor passed away peacefully at her home in Houston, Texas. Born in Indiana on Jan. 31, 1927, she was fortunate to live most of her life in Texas.

Tomas G. Vega, Jr., also known as “Popo” and “Tongi” to many, peacefully entered the gates of Heaven to join the love of his life, Teresa, on Jan. 21, 2020 at the age of 83. He was born on May 2, 1936, to Chana and Tomas Vega in Terlingua, Texas, where he lived until he was a teenager before…

On Dec. 9, 2019 Inez Rios, Jr., 58, of Alpine, Texas was called home by Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.  

Michael “Hondo” Hernandez of Coppell, Texas passed away on Jan. 11, 2020. He is preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Guadalupe “Lupe” Hernandez and brother, William “Bo” Carrick.

Margaret C. (Trott) Goerke, 80, a longtime resident of Fort Davis, Texas, passed away peacefully at her home on Dec. 16, 2019 after a long illness. 

Rutha Mae Dunlap, 57, of Fort Stockton, passed away at her residence on Jan. 9, 2020.

Betty Joyce Woody Raines entered heaven’s gates on Dec. 23, 2019. She was born April 18, 1931 to Sammy Tolbert and Minnie Lee Woody in Wichita Falls, Texas.

Estela L. Hernandez was born to Josefa and Manuel Lara in Alpine, Texas on Jan. 10, 1945. She passed away peacefully on Dec. 30, 2019. Her pride and joy were her son David (wife Denicia, son Dante daughter Zenaida), and daughter Monica (sons Zachary, Donald and Sabio). 

Linda Jean Roach Little passed away peacefully in her sleep on Dec. 14, 2019 after a long illness. She was born to JA and Nessye Mae Roach June 5, 1943 in Big Lake, Texas. She was the oldest of three sisters. Linda was preceded in death by her sister Mary Kathleen Roach, her parents JA and N…

Wanda Louise Thomas, 79, passed away the morning of Dec. 27, 2019 in Sherman, Texas from complications of surgery.

Vivian Elaine Neie Ratcliff left this earthly plane to join those in a higher and better place on Jan. 1, 2020. She was born to Van and Millie Neie on Sept. 6, 1951. She was the devoted wife to the late Jerry Ratcliff, a former Brewster County, Texas, tax accessor-collector.  

Erica Marie Reyes, born May 18, 1978 in Alpine, Texas, entered her heavenly home on Jan. 1, 2020, and was reunited with her beloved sister, Karen Kristine Reyes.

Mona Lynn (Ball) Sullivan, 78, of Alpine, Texas entered eternal life on Dec. 22, 2019 at Big Bend Regional Medical Center. Mona was a beautiful rose in God’s glorious garden. 

Erie Jackson “Jack” Williams, 94, passed away at his home in Alpine, Texas on Nov. 29, 2019, surrounded by family and caregivers. He is now resting peacefully in the loving arms of his Heavenly Father. Jack was born June 15, 1925 to Erie Williams and Metta Weyerts Williams, both from pioneer…

Charles William "Bill" Smith passed from this earth on Dec. 18, in Odessa, Texas. He was born in Alpine, Texas on Nov. 19, 1948. He is survived by his wife, Gail Smith of Sanderson, Texas, and five children, Vanessa Brower and husband Timothy Brower and daughter Eva of Odessa, Texas, William…

Felix Valenzuela, 88, of Alpine, Texas, was called to his last round up on Dec. 24, 2019, with his beloved and loving family by his side.

Cayetano “Tano” Flores, passed from this world to the next on Dec. 2, 2019 in Odessa, Texas. He was born on Aug. 7, 1941 in Shafter, Texas to Faustino “Tino” Flores and Feliciana “Chana” Flores. Cayetano was very close to his mother, and she doted on him while she was alive.

Paul Robert Weyerts, DMV and PhD, 90, of Alpine, Texas, died on Dec. 19, 2019 in Odessa, Texas with his beloved wife and family by his side.

Elijio Reyes Hernandez, 81, of Odessa, Texas passed away Dec. 8, 2019 in Midland, Texas.  A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019 at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Odessa, with Scott Dupont officiating.

Harvey Howeth Gilliam, Jr., was born in Houston, Texas on Oct. 25, 1932, to Harvey and Iris Gilliam. He departed here to join our Lord Jesus Christ and Almighty God on Dec. 8, 2019.

Paul Robert Weyerts, DMV and PhD, 90, of Alpine, Texas, died on Dec. 19, 2019 in Odessa, Texas with his beloved wife and family by his side.

Joe Richard Dominguez, 94, a native of Fort Davis, Texas, passed away in El Paso, Texas on Dec. 9, 2019 after a short illness. He had pridefully served as Jeff Davis County Commissioner, Pct. 2, from 1995 to 2002.