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Barbara Elam

May 21st, 2015

Barbara Joyce Blailock Elam, 74, died Wednesday, May 13, at a medical center in Abilene, Texas.

Barbara Elam

Born in Sweetwater on July 29, 1940, Joyce was the daughter of Nola Beatrice (Knight) and Robert Edgar Blailock. She married James Herbert Elam on November 21, 1959 in Cisco. She was a homemaker and a …

Clarence Silva

May 21st, 2015

Clarence Albert Silva, 57, was called by the Lord on Sunday, May 10, 2015 in Dallas.

Clarence Silva

He was born April 6, 1958.

Survivors include five sisters, Nellie Ojeda, Mary Schafer, Joanne Saucedo, Barbara Grimaldo, and Eva Sosa, all of the Dallas area, a brother, Robert E. Silva of Marfa; and many nieces and …

Lady Lou Terry Hawkins

May 18th, 2015

Lady Lou Terry Hawkins, 86, of Alpine, an educator, singer, musician, rancher, business owner, and state senior tennis champion, passed away Saturday, May 16, 2015 in Alpine.

Services are 10am Thursday, May 21 in Elm Grove Cemetery in Alpine, followed by an 11am service at the First United Methodist Church. All friends and family are invited …

Juanita Chavez Miller

May 18th, 2015

Shafter native and former Marfa resident Juanita Chavez Miller, 74, of Odessa went to be with her Lord Friday, May 15, 2015.

Rosary will be recited at 7pm Monday, May 18 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Marfa. Funeral services are 10am Tuesday, May 19 at the church officiated by Fr. Esteban Sescon. Burial will be …

Allen memorial Saturday

May 14th, 2015

Richard Allen

A celebration of life memorial service for Richard Allen, formerly of Alpine, will be held at the Holy Cross Anglican Church, REC in Alpine, on Saturday, May 16 at 10:30am.

The Reverend Damien Grout will officiate the service. A reception will follow.

Mr. Allen passed away March 26 in Montgomery, …


May 14th, 2015

Danita Kinzie

Danita Dawn Kinzie, 38, a longtime resident of Alpine and Fort Davis, died at her Alpine residence on Saturday, May 9, 2015.

She was born in Dallas on September 26, 1976. She was a recent graduate of Sul Ross State University with a degree in business administration. She was employed …


May 14th, 2015

(staff photo by SARAH M. VASQUEZ)Teda Neill, surrounded by her beloved Casa Hogar children in Ojinaga, Chihuahua, Mexico.

Teda Neill, the co-founder of Albergue Casa Hogar in Ojinaga, Chihuahua, Mexico and who invited folks into her Fort Davis home and dollhouse museum for many years, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 12, …


May 14th, 2015

Lionel W. Ramos, 75, of Alpine, died Monday, May 11, 2015 at Kindred Hospital in El Paso.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10am today, Thursday, May 14 at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church. Burial, with full military honors, will be in Holy Angels cemetery.

A Rosary service was the evening …


May 14th, 2015

Augusta Silva

Former Marfa resident Augusta Alice Silva, 89, passed away April 30, 2015 in Irving, Texas.

She was born August 7, 1925 and lived her early childhood years in Marfa with her parents, James L. Ramey and Augustina M. Ramey.

Alice attended school in Dallas. She was a graduate of Woodrow …


April 30th, 2015

Horace Brevard Jr.

Horace E. “Mac” Brevard Jr., a long-time property owner and resident of the Davis Mountains Resort (DMR) near Fort Davis, passed away April 8, 2015.

A memorial service will be at 11am Saturday, May 2 at the Davis Mountains Community Church, 500 Tomahawk Trail in the DMR.

Mac was …

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