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October 20th, 2011

Marfa native and lifelong resident Alonzo M. Campos, 66, passed away Saturday, October 15, 2011 in a Lubbock-area hospital while surrounded by his loving family.

Alonzo Campos

Mr. Campos was born March 8, 1945 in Marfa to Lino and Angelita Martinez Campos. He was a Marfa High School graduate and continued to be …


October 20th, 2011

Larry Paul Ebmeier, 61, of Alpine, died October 6, 2011 following a bicycle accident on September 18.

A memorial service will be at 2pm Saturday, October 22 in Marshall Auditorium on the Alpine campus of Sul Ross State University.

Mr. Ebmeier was born June 15, 1950, at St. Ann’s Hospital in Lexington, Nebraska, the eldest son of …


October 20th, 2011

Roger Philip Kimball, 66, of Corrales, New Mexico and formerly of Alpine, passed away suddenly at home on Wednesday, October 12, 2011.

He was born May 8, 1945, VE Day, in Ontario, Oregon to Capt. Roger Elwood Kimball and Helen Elaine Smith.

Phil attended Alpine High School and earned a degree in Spanish from Texas Tech University. …


October 20th, 2011

Longtime Jeff Davis County rancher Alfred Gillett “Alf” Means of Valentine died Thursday, October 13, 2011. He was 91.

Alf Means

He was born to Cole and Ruby Means on December 13, 1919 in El Paso.

Alf lived his life on the Y-6 Ranch north of Valentine, ranching, raising his family and becoming a …


October 20th, 2011

Hilario G. Rivera, 90, entered the heavenly gates on Saturday, October 15, 2011 at his Marfa home.

Hilario Rivera

The Rosary will be recited at 10am today, Thursday, October 20 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church followed by the funeral Mass at 11am with the Rev. Father Rolando Fonseca officiating. Burial with full military …


October 20th, 2011

William Albert “Will” Shannon Jr. of Marfa died of a sudden cardiac arrest on Thursday, October 13, 2011 at the Shannon Ranch near Ruidosa. He was 63.

A celebration of Will’s life and memorial service will be at 11am Saturday, October 22 at the Marfa residence of Rena Ann Kelly, 323 East Columbia Street, with Oscar …


October 13th, 2011

Martha A. Gutierrez, 88, of Marfa, passed away Friday, October 7, 2011 at Big Bend Regional Medical Center in Alpine.

Martha was born in Shafter on January 19, 1930. She was a homemaker.

She is survived by her son, Nieves C. Gutierrez Jr. and his wife Rosalinda of Marfa, a sister, Margarita Gutierrez of El Paso; also …


October 13th, 2011

Marfa native Beatrice Gonzales of Arlington, Texas died October 11, 2011, in Austin.

Visitation will be from 9:30-11:30am Friday, October 14 at Moore Funeral Home, 1219 N. Davis Drive in Arlington. Funeral Mass will be held at 1pm Friday at Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 2100 N. Davis Drive, Arlington with burial in Moore Memorial Gardens.


October 13th, 2011

Ellen Abbott Kelley, 78, passed away Sunday, October 9, 2011 at her home outside of Fort Davis.

A memorial service will be from 3-5pm Saturday, October 22 at Kokernot Lodge in Alpine. The family invites Ellen’s personal and professional friends to share anecdotes and memories of her.

Ellen Kelley

Ellen was born January 8, 1933 …


October 13th, 2011

Kenneth Lane Sisserson passed away Wednesday, September 28 in North Richland Hills.

Kenneth was born in Valley Mills on August 6, 1928, to Charles H. and Mary Lane Sisserson. He graduated from Weatherford High School in 1945 and from Southwestern University in Georgetown in 1948. Kenneth received a Master of Arts degree from SMU in 1954 …

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