John Sterling O'Harrow Sr., 86, of Eldorado, died Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2010, in Eldorado. Graveside funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, in Eldorado Cemetery. John was born in Eldorado, Texas, on November 3, 1923, to Van Pierce O'Harrow and Cecil Cathey O'Harrow. John was married to Ruth Maurine Seal for 64 years. He served in the U.S. Navy four years during World War II, 1942-1946. He was a Master Mason for 53 years.
John was preceded in death by his parents, V.P. and Cecil O'Harrow; his infant daughter, Rita Francetta O'Harrow; and oldest son, Ronnie Van O'Harrow. Survivors include wife Ruth Maurine O'Harrow; and son John S. O'Harrow of Eldorado; his daughter, Kathleen J. Robertson and son-in-law Gene Robertson of San Angelo; two granddaughters, Amy Jean Robertson and Sheryl Ann Robertson and husband Jamie L. Robinson; two great-grandchildren, his pride and joy, Ireland Elizabeth Robinson and Sterling Colter Robinson. He is also survived by brother Pat O'Harrow of San Angelo; and sister Evelyn Losgdon of Clarksville, Tenn.; and several nieces and nephews.
The family wishes to express a special thanks to the staff of Hospice of San Angelo. In lieu of flowers, the family wishes donations be made to Hospice of San Angelo.
HOBBS,NM — James A. “Jim" Griffin, age 84 passed away on June 21,2009 at Lea Regional Medical Center. Jim was born to James A. Grifffin and Mabel on July 3, 1924 in Eldorado, TX. Jim married Beth Caudle Griffin, December 17, 1947 in San Angelo, TX.
James served in the US Navy. Jim and his wife Beth, moved to Midland, TX in 1949, then to Hobbs in 1954. Jim was employed by Sinclair-Atlantic Richfield for 31 years and retired in 1980. Jim’s passions were golf, gardening, Hobbs Eagle Basketball and bragging about his grandchildren.
Jim is survived by his wife Beth of Hobbs, NM, son, Jim B. Griffin and wife Barbara of Houston, Tx, daughter Jana May and husband Lloyd of Hobbs, NM.
Alvin William Estep Jr. was born on September 5, 1951 to Margerite and Alvin Estep Sr. He left us to be with our Heavenly Father on April 23, 2009 to begin his new journey. Both his parents and grandparents preceded him in death.
Alvin is survived by his wife, Vanda Estep; daughters, Venus Cruz and husband Mark, Varonda Daniels and husband Wayne, and Denisa Estep all of Eldorado, Victoria Segura and husband Luis of Sonora, a son Roger Johnson and wife Destrey of Denver City; eight grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren; Two brothers, Kenneth Estep and wife Myra of Kerrville, Steven Estep and wife Connie of Greenville; and one sister, Robin Wagner of Atlanta.He will be missed by us all, but never forgotten.
Services were held on Sunday April 26, 2009 at 3 p.m. in Eldorado.
We would like to thank everyone who was with us and helped us in our time of need. We would like to say a special thanks to Vista Care Hospice for being sensitive and caring for Alvin and our family.
Sincerely the Estep family
BAY SPRINGS, MS — Rev. Herman E. (Gene) Early, 71 died Monday April 6, 2009.
Funeral services were held at 10:00 A.M. Thursday, April 9, at Mt. Vernon Congregational Methodist Church in Laurel, Mississippi. Interment followed in the Ellisville, MS. Cemetery.
After suffering many years with Huntington’s Chorea disease, the Rev. Early went to be with his Lord, Monday April 6, 2009.
The Rev. Early was born January 19, 1938 in Brady, TX, moved to Eldorado as a very young boy with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.N. Early. During his high school days, Gene (also known as “Herk”, was an employee of Parker Foods. The meat department was his love, but he worked throughout the store, including using his artistic abilities as the many signs displayed on the front windows. Gene’s father was an employee of the city for many years, working first in the street department and later working as the night watchman, until he was disabled because of Huntington’s Chorea disease. Both of Rev. Early’s parents are buried in Eldorado cemetery.