Obituaries

Frances Evangeline Cotton

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With a grand and joyous entrance into Heaven to see her beloved Jesus, Frances Evangeline Cotton (fondly known as Miss Evan) entered eternal life on December 22, 2020 at Big Bend Regional Hospital in Alpine, TX. Mrs. Cotten had been a resident of Jeff Davis County since 1992. Mrs. Cotten was 96.

Steven Yazzie Begay

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Steven Yazzie Begay, 77, of Toyah, TX finished his earthly race and went into The Creator’s presence on December 25, 2020. Funeral and burial services were combined and held at the gravesite \on Jan.

Yrma Bentley Catano

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Yrma Bentley Catano was only 65 when she was called by the Lord on December 27, 2020. While we know that she is at peace and that her struggles are now over, there is pain and sadness in knowing that we will not see her again on this earth.

Thomas Buttrill Leary

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Thomas Buttrill Leary passed away peacefully in Midland, TX on December 30, 2020. A funeral mass was held on January 6 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church for family in Marathon, TX with graveside immediately following at the Marathon Cemetery for friends and family.

Britain Rice Webb

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Britain Rice Webb of Marfa, TX, passed peacefully at his home on Tuesday, December 15, 2020, to join his Heavenly Father. Britain - or Brit as most knew him - was born to Stella South Webb and Samuel Edmond Webb on July 21, 1928, on the family farm near Clyde, TX.

Elia Tarango Baeza

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On Friday, November 27, 2020, Elia Tarango Baeza, 76, of Balmorhea, TX with her loving family by her side closed her eyes to her earthly home opened them to a glorious heavenly homecoming. Elia was born on September 14, 1944 to Concepcion Tarango and Elena Aguierre Tarango in Marfa, TX.

Santiago “Jimmy” Martinez

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Santiago “Jimmy” Martinez, 69, slipped away as the Lord called his name. A classic cowboy, a ladies man, an outlaw, game slayer, and overall legend, saddled up the great spirit horse and galloped into the sunset on November 12, 2020.

Leonor E. Ramos

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Leonor E. Ramos was born in Fort Davis, TX on October 28, 1922 and passed away peacefully in Fort Davis on Sunday, October 25, 2020.

Steven Reneau Gandy

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On Thursday, November 5th 2020, Steven Reneau Gandy, loving husband and father, passed away peacefully at his home in Fort Davis, TX at age 67. Steve was born on July 4th, 1953 to Harvey and Marilyn (Milby) Gandy in Dallas, TX, The second of four children, he grew up in Dallas where he graduated Hillcrest High School in 1971.

OBITUARIES

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Our father and our Papa Lee Dixon Woolley passed away in Paris, TX at the age of 80 on October 6, 2020, after a courageous fight with a lengthy illness. A memorial service was held at A memorial service was held at Fry-Gibbs Funeral Home in Paris, TX on Saturday October 10th.