Obituaries

Wed
22
Nov

DAVID OJEDA

David Ojeda, 79, of Littlefield, died Friday, Nov. 17, 2017 in Littlefield. He was born December 29, 1937 in Chihuahua, Mexico to Paulino and Maria Ojeda. Viewing and visitation were held at Hillcrest Funeral Home Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 20 and 21, 2017. Funeral services were set for today, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017 at Hillcrest Funeral Home at 11 a.m., and burial followed in Littlefield Memorial Park Cemetery. David moved to Littlefield from Mexico in 1971. He worked as a farmer most of his life. David had a good sense of humor, worked hard and was “old school”. David loved cowboy hats, auctions, old cars and guns. He was always working on something. David is preceeded in death by a son, a grandson and a brother. He is survived by his wife, Dora, of Littlefield; five sons: David Jr.

Sat
18
Nov

Linda K. Harp

In Loving Memory Of Richard Thompson

June 11, 1945 - Nov. 15, 2017

Sat
18
Nov

Linda K. Harp

In Loving Memory Of Linda K. Harp

Jan. 10, 1947 - Nov. 10, 2017

Sat
18
Nov

ELSIE LEE AARON

Elsie Lee Aaron, 78, of Levelland passed away November 17, 2017 in Lubbock. Visitation will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, at Krestridge Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, at Bibles and Boots Church in Levelland. Burial will follow in the City of Littlefield Cemetery. She was born July 23, 1939 in Chillicothe, Texas to Roland and Frances Turvaville. Elsie graduated from Littlefield High School. She retired from American Cotton Growers in Littlefield after many years of service. She is preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Darlene Oglesby; son, Roland Oglesby; brother, Earl Turvaville; and sister, Florence Dunn. Elsie is survived by her sons, Mickey Oglesby and wife, Pam, Ricky Oglesby, Travis Magar and wife, Mitsuko; and Richard Magar and wife, Peg; brother, Leroy Turvaville; sister, Barbara Ann Oglesby; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Wed
15
Nov

NELDA “BIG” SMITH

Nelda “Big” Smith, 89, of Littlefield, went to be with her Lord Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017 in Littlefield. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, Nov. 17, 2017 at First United Methodist Church in Littlefield,with Joey Zahn officiating. Cremation arrangements are under the personal care of Hillcrest Funeral Home in Littlefield. She was born Sept. 9, 1928 in Olton, to Guy and Alice Willis. Nelda moved from Olton to Littlefield in 1947. She married Alvis Rex Bowen on June 17, 1948 in Littlefield. He died in 1963. On Nov. 18, 1965, Nelda married Billy Smith. He died in 2003. Nelda worked at the First National Bank for many years, where she was Vice President; and she was later employed at John Roley’s AutoCenter. Nelda was an active member of the First United Methodist Church in Littlefield, where she served as treasurer and was a part of the hand bells and choir for many years.

Wed
15
Nov

PATSY McCASLAND

Patsy McCasland, 60, of Ft. Stockton, died Friday, Nov. 10, 2017. Memorial services will be at 2 p.m., Friday, Nov. 17, 2017 at Grace Chapel in Littlefield with Mark Yarbrough officiating. Cremation arrangements are under the personal care of Hillcrest Funeral Home in Littlefield. She was born Feb. 1, 1957 in Lubbock, to Doyle and Sue Newsom. Patsy married Jimmy McCasland on Sept. 23, 1976 in Plainview. Together they moved all over the world and around the United States with the Air Force. They have been in Ft. Stockton for the last nine years. Patsy is survived by her husband, Jimmy McCasland of Ft. Stockton; a daughter, Jennifer Grasso and husband, Eric of Manteca, Calif.; three sons, James McCasland and wife, Karen, of Plainview, John McCasland of Ft. Stockton, and Justin McCasland and wife, Sierra, of Ft.

Wed
15
Nov

MABEL DOW

Mabel Dow, 98, of formerly of Littlefield, died Nov. 11, 2017 in Arlington. Graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 at Littlefield Memorial Park, Littlefield. Mabel was born Feb. 4, 1919 in Chickashaw, Oklahoma to Marion and Vespa Cooper. Mabel is proceeded in death by her husband, Earl Dow. She is survived by her sons, Robert Dow and wife, Judy of South Lake, Texas and Jack Dow and wife, Debbie of Arlington; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Wed
15
Nov

RUTH DIXON

Ruth Dixon, 79, of Spade, near Littlefield, died Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017. A Memorial service was held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017 at the Crescent Park Church of Christ in Littlefield. Graveside Service was held at 2 p.m. Saturday, at the Lorenzo Cemetery, under the care of Adams Funeral Home of Ralls. Ruth was born Oct. 6, 1938 in Pauls Valley, OK to John and Sylvia Walker Cox. She married Dwayne Dixon in Littlefield, on June 6, 2004. Ruth was a Christian woman and enjoyed crafting. She was very loving to everyone, but had a special kind of love for her grandchildren. Ruth is preceded in death by her grandson, Sye Sue; and great-grandson, Jeffrey Swanson.

Wed
15
Nov

RICK CARRILLO

Rick Carrillo, 56, of Anton died Nov. 11, 2017 in Lubbock. Rosary was said Tuesday evening, Nov. 14, 2017 in Hammons Memorial Chapel, Hammons Funeral Home. Funeral Mass was held Wednesday morning, Nov. 15, 2017 in Hammons Memorial Chapel. Rick was born Aug. 23, 2017 in Del Rio to Simon and Guadalupe Carrillo. Rick worked at Mrs. Baird’s/Bimbo Bakeries in Lubbock. His favorite thing to do was spending time with his family. Rick is survived by his wife, Marilyn Carrillo of Anton; four sons, Joseph Richard Carrillo, Jr. and wife, Ruth of Levelland, Paul Carrillo and wife, Victoria of Lubbock, Rene Garcia of Anton, and Ritchie Carrillo of Anton; two daughters, Mitze Carrillo of Lubbock, and Sonja Miller and husband, Doug of Elkhart, Indiana; 15 grandchildren; two brothers, Antonio Carrillo of Anton, and Eloy Carrillo of San Angelo; two sisters, Cris Martinez of Anton, and Esmeralda Carrillo of Hawaii; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Sat
11
Nov

MIKE E. CHESTER

Mike E. Chester, 64, of Shallowater died Nov. 8, 2017 at his home in Shallowater. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 13, 2017 at 12th Street Church of Christ; 1001 12th Street; Shallowater, Texas. Arrangements are under the direction of Hammons Funeral Home of Littlefield. Mike E. Chester was born in Littlefield, March 20, 1953, to Albert Dan and Ima Wells Chester. He attended school both in Littlefield and Dimmit. He then joined the Army where he was honorably discharged in April 1973. Mike married Patty Brooks Chester on June 20, 1975 in Dimmit. Afterwards, he attended Amarillo College receiving his degree in heating and air conditioning. He completed his career while working for McDougal Services. He is preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Danny.

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