Obituaries

Wed
11
Jul

E. W. “FRITZ” RICHARDS

Services for E. W. “Fritz” Richards, 85 of Lubbock were to be held at 10 a.m., Wed, July 11, 2018 at the Kent Hance Chapel at Texas Tech. Interment with military honors will follow at Resthaven Memorial Park. Fritz passed away Friday, July 6, 2018. He was born March 4, 1933 in Bavaria, KS to the late Clifford Wesley and Minnie (Henry) Richards. He served in the United States Air Force from 1952 -1956. He met and married Gladys Brogden, on June 5, 1954 in Lubbock. They made their home in Olton, and were active in the community supporting many organizations. In 1968 He became the manager of Olton Grain Coop. He retired in 1998. Fritz was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Gladys; brother, Tony Leister; sister Florence Gebhart; and niece, Jeanne Pohlman. Survivors include his children, Jack W. Richards and wife, Susan of Southlake, Jeannie Stevens and husband, Dale of Lubbock and Dr. Robert Richards D.V.M.

Wed
11
Jul

SOFIA MARTINEZ

Sofia Martinez, 80, of Olton, passed away Wednesday, July 4, 2018, in Lubbock. Rosary was recited Sunday evening, July 8, 2018, at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Olton. Mass was celebrated Monday morning, July 9, 2018, at St. Peter’s Catholic Church with Fr. Sylvester D’Souza officiating. Interment followed at Olton Cemetery under the direction of Ramage Funeral Directors Sofia was born Dec. 4, 1937, in Brackettville, Texas, to Patricio and Sofia (Talamantes) Fuentes. Moving to Olton in 1952, Sofia married Samuel Martinez in 1953 and they were married over 64 years. A member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Sofia enjoyed being outdoors and camping. She was preceded in death by her parents, five brothers, one sister, and a great-grandchild.

Wed
11
Jul

JESSICA J. COMER

Services for Jessica Jeannete Comer, 37, of Anton, who died Saturday, July 7, 2018 in UMC in Lubbock, were held Friday, July 13, at Chapel of Grace in Lubbock. She donated her body to Life Gift, and a graveside service will be held at a later date. She was born Dec. 4, 1980 in Littlefield to Angie Gonzales and Cruz Orrozco. She was adopted by her grandparents, Ernest and Carmen Gonzales and grew up at Anton, where she attended schools and at Pep. She had been employed in the food service business. She was preceded in death by her adopted parents, and a little cousin, Julian Lee Rosales. She is survived by two sons, Ryan Gonzales of Anton and Jaden Tipton of Lubbock; a daughter, Andi Comer; her birth mother, Angie Gonzales; her aunt/sister, Patty Martinez and uncle Rudy; two sisters, Erica Miranda and Chrisina Gonzales; and numerous cousins, aunts and uncles, nieces, nephews and many friends.

Sat
07
Jul

MARIJO STERLING

Memorial service for Marijo (Josie) Barton Sterling, age 91, of Lubbock was held Friday morning, June 29 at the Carillon Chapel in Lubbock. Graveside services preceded the memorial service, officiated by Jim Powell. Josie was born Sept. 19, 1926, Lamb County, Earth, Texas to Robert Eli and Nellie Pearl Barton. She attended Earth Springlake Schools, and graduated from Baylor University in 1948 with a BA degree in speech/ radio. Josie married Curtis J. Sterling on Dec. 19, 1948 and moved to Brownfield. They owned the Brownfield News until it was sold in 1962. In addition to being a full-time homemaker and mother, Josie was actively involved in her church and community. She was a life-long Baptist. Survivors include two daughters, Suzanne Sterling King and husband, Dr.

Sat
07
Jul

In Loving Memory Of Tommie (Baker) Uselton

Aug. 26, 1936 - July 4, 2018

Sat
07
Jul

In Loving Memory Of Travis Earl Hampton, Sr.

Sept. 4, 1935 - July 3, 2018

Sat
30
Jun

CHERYL (STEWART) STASIAK

Cheryl Kay (Stewart) Stasiak, 56, of McAlester, died Thursday, June 14, 2018, in Tulsa, OK after a sudden illness. Cheryl was born to George and Beverly (McLeod) Stewart on Feb. 7, 1962 in Littlefield, TX.  She graduated from Littlefield High School.  Cheryl married Peter Pete Stasiak on Oct. 29, 1988 in Florence, CO. She was a full-time mother and a business owner. For the past seven years she worked as an administrative as- sistant with the Bair Foundation assisting in placement of children in foster care.  She enjoyed her animals and gardening. She attended Life Church in McAlester, OK. She is survived by her mother Beverly Stewart of Olton; husband, Peter “Pete” Stasiak of the home; sister Dianna L.

Sat
30
Jun

GARY WAYNE DUFFEY

Gary Wayne Duffey, 65, of Lake Stamford, passed away April 21, 2018 in Lake Stamford. Memorial services were to be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, June 30, 2018 at Grace Chapel of Hillcrest Funeral Home, with Pastor Gary Sanders officiating. Inurnment followed at Littlefield Memorial Park, with arrangements under the personal care of Hillcrest Funeral Home in Littlefield. He was born June 15, 1952 in Littlefield to Douglas Wayne Duffey and Etta Mae Dalton Duffey. Gary lived at Lake Stamford, and loved being outdoors, and going fishing. He also liked to watch Western movies.

Sat
30
Jun

In Loving Memory Of Madge Cannon

Feb. 21, 1936 - June 26, 2018

Wed
27
Jun

ELVIRA FONSECA

Elvira Fonseca, 78, of Olton, died Saturday, June 23, 2018, in Olton. Services were be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, June 27, 2018, at the First Baptist Church in Olton with Brother David Azam and Sister Veronica Aviles officiating. Interment will follow at Olton Cemetery under the care of Ramage Funeral Directors. Elvira was born Sept. 1, 1939, in Runge, Texas, to Alfred and Elvira (Cardenas) Garza. A lifetime Olton resident, Elvira marred Nasario Fonseca in 1951 in Yorktown, Texas. She was a homemaker and enjoyed gardening. Elvira was also a talented painter, and cook. She was preceded in death by her husband, Nasario Fonseca, in 2001; her parents; two brothers; a sister; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

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