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November 17th, 2011

Rosa Pauline Payne Crawford, 88, went to be with the Lord on November 11, 2011 in her hometown of Junction, Texas. She was a former Alpine resident.

Pauline Crawford

She was born to Cecil Elbert Payne and Nellie Elizabeth Steadman in Itasca, Texas on May 4, 1923. Pauline married Jack C. Crawford on March …


November 17th, 2011

John Heath Morales, 39, of Marfa, died in a motor vehicle accident near Midland on November 8, 2011.

John Morales

He was born on December 7, 1971 in El Paso to Abigail Morales.

A longtime Marfa resident and Marfa High School graduate, John was a mechanic, laborer, and helped take care of his grandmother, Trinidad.

Rosary …


November 17th, 2011

Anne Brown loved a good, honest obit. Born in 1944 in Newmarket, Canada to lovely parents Edith and Harold Patterson of Barrie, Ontario, Anne graduated from U of T as an architect, taught architecture in Waterloo and went to the U.S. to receive her master’s at Princeton.

Anne Brown

Along the way, she gardened …


November 17th, 2011

Hector Carrizales Jr., 22, of Midland and formerly of Presidio, died Saturday, November 5, 2011 in a motor vehicle accident.

Prayer services are scheduled at 7am today at Lewallen-Garcia-Pipkin Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Elias Rodriguez officiating.

Survivors include his wife, Maria Guadalupe Carrizales of Midland; two daughters, Keyla and Kiana Carrizales, both of Midland; a …


November 17th, 2011

Esther Elizabeth Overbey Newsome (known as Bee, Esther, Bette, Beth, Beth O. and Babe) formerly of Marfa and San Angelo, was born January 4, 1913 and went to be with her Lord on Saturday, November 5, 2011. She died peacefully in Del Rio, which had been her home since 2007.

Bette Newsome

Her funeral …


November 17th, 2011

Joe Carl Labaume ended his earthly journey on October 25, 2011 in Lubbock, Texas, surrounded by his family.

Joe Carl Labaume

Joe was born in Dublin, Texas, November 13, 1952 to Tom and Edith LaBaume.  He grew up in Monahans and graduated from Monahans High School in 1971.  He then moved to Alpine …


November 17th, 2011

Walter Travis Potter, 85, of Brewster County, passed away at his residence at Stillwell Ranch on Sunday, October 30, 2011.

Walter Travis Potter

A military graveside service will be held at the Marathon cemetery on Friday, November 4, 2011 at 1pm. Alpine Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Potter was born in …


October 27th, 2011

Former Alpine city secretary, council member, businessman and civic leader Lee Cowell died Friday, October 21, 2011 at Big Bend Regional Medical Center after a lengthy illness. He was 79.

Lee Cowell

Lee was born March 18, 1932, in Alpine to Louise and Charles C. Cowell. He was a graduate of Alpine High …


October 27th, 2011

Daniel Ramirez Ortega, 48, of Alpine, passed away at John Peters Hospital in Fort Worth on Wednesday, October 19, 2011.

Daniel was born November 2, 1962 in Alpine to Ruben and Refugia Ortega.

He is survived by his mother, Refugia R. Ortega of Alpine and a brother, Oscar Ortega of Fort Worth.

Visitation and funeral was the morning …


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 …

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