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December 1st, 2011

Eva H. Sanchez entered the gates of Heaven on November 17, 2011, surrounded by her loving family at her bedside.

A celebration of life service will be held at 10am Monday, December 5 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Marfa.

Eva was born in Marfa on June 27, 1941, the daughter of Juan and Antonia Sanchez. She …


December 1st, 2011

Robert Quentin Keith of Austin died Thursday, November 24, 2011 on the family ranch in south Presidio County. He was 77.

A memorial service will be at 2pm Friday, December 2 at St. David’s Episcopal Church, 301 East 8th Street, Austin.

He was born October 8, 1934 in Port Arthur, Texas where he grew up “in the …


December 1st, 2011

Jerry Mac Griffis, 62, of Fort Davis died November 22, 2011 in Payson, Utah, in a motor vehicle accident.

A graveside service will be at 11am Saturday, December 3 in Hillcrest Cemetery in Fort Davis with Oscar Medley officiating. A fellowship gathering will follow at the home of Pam and Buster Mills.

Jerry was born August 9, …


December 1st, 2011

Alpine native and former Marfa educator John Devenport, builder of homes and builder of minds, died in his sleep on Wednesday, November 23, 2011 at his home in Wimberley, Texas. He was 78.

He was born to Frances and Elmer Devenport, May 12, 1933, in Alpine. John was the eldest of five children. After graduating from …


December 1st, 2011

Jaime Armendariz, 72, of Presidio, passed away Wednesday, November 23, 2011 at Hospice House in Odessa.

He was born July 4, 1939 in El Mulato, Mexico to Roberto and Ines Nuñez Armendariz. He was the Pastor of Tabernáculo de Reunion in Presidio.

He is survived by his wife, Ines Hinojos Armendariz of Presidio; three daughters, Rosalva Vasquez …


November 29th, 2011

Alpine native Davida Mae Sublett Martin, 79, passed away November 14, 2011 in Amarillo.

A graveside service is at 10am Saturday, November 26 in El Grove Cemetery in Alpine.

She was born May 3, 1932 in Alpine to David Phillip and Elta Rita Coulson Sublett. She graduated from Sul Ross State University in 1954 with a homemaking …


November 29th, 2011

Texas music legend Doyle Bramhall died in his sleep, of natural causes, at his home in Alpine on November 13, 2011.

Doyle Bramhall

Doyle, 62, was born February 17, 1949, in Dallas.

He had a long, successful career as a singer, songwriter, and drummer. He moved to Austin with his young family in the …


November 17th, 2011

Nora Seymour Armstrong passed away at her Alpine home on Wednesday, November 9, 2011. She was 51.

She had been a classical music program host for Marfa Public Radio.

Survivors include her husband, John Armstrong of Alpine; a son, Graham Gordon Seymour of Boise, Idaho, and other family members.

A memorial was Monday and a funeral was Tuesday …


November 17th, 2011

Chris Anthony Bentley, 38, of Midland and formerly of Fort Davis died November 8, 2011 in a motor vehicle accident near Midland.

Chris Bentley

He was born November 11, 1972 in Alpine to Beatrice Morales Bentley and Eliseo Bentley.

Chris was a Fort Davis High School graduate and truck driver.

Rosary and funeral Mass were the …


November 17th, 2011

Porfirio “Pilo” Baeza Carrasco, 75, of Presidio, died Tuesday, November 8, 2011, in Odessa.

Porfirio Carrasco

Mr. Carrasco was born September 15, 1936 in Ojinaga, Chihuahua, Mexico. He was an Apostolic and a self-employed convenience store owner.

He is survived by his wife, Aurelia Castillo Carrasco of Presidio; sons, Fabian Carrasco of Odessa, Abel Carrasco …

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