Jan 30 2004

Odessa American, Obituaries  2004

Odessa, Ector Co. Tx

 Submitted by Dolores Bishop, Cemeteries of Tx

John Wendell Postelle

OA Jan 30 2004

ODESSA John Wendell Postelle died Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2004, at Hospice House in Odessa, Texas. Wendell was born in Wehatta, N.C., Aug. 1, 1908, to C.N. and Florence Mae West Postelle. He married Edna Blalock in 1931 and they moved to the West Texas oilfields in 1937 to work for Fred Postelle. In 1948, he moved back to Odessa.
Wendell owned and operated Postelle Rod Service until he retired. He was a member of Cumberland Presbyterian Church and a Master Mason.
At age 95, Wendell still enjoyed sharing his knowledge and skills as a sportsman and outdoorsman with his family and friends.
Wendell is preceded in death by his first wife Edna, his parents, three sisters and three brothers.
He is survived by his wife of 23 years, Hootie Heaton Postelle. Together Wendell and Hootie loved to travel, fish, hunt and play golf.
Wendell is also survived by one daughter, Jo Freeman and her husband, Darrel, of Santa Rosa, N.M.; one son, Roddy Postelle and his wife, Eva, of San Antonio, Texas; two stepchildren, Stephen Thompson of Odessa and Peggy Gaitan and her husband, Robert, of New Braunfels, Texas; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren and many friends.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Sunset Memorial Mausoleum. Services entrusted to Sunset Funeral Home.


Mary Green

OA Jan 38 2004
ODESSA Mary Sue Green, 69, of Odessa, a homemaker, died Monday, Jan. 26, 2004, at her residence.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Sunset Memorial Chapel. Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Arrangements are by Sunset Memorial Funeral Home.
She was born in Odessa. She was a member of Life Challenge Church.
SURVIVORS: Daughters, Bernadene Johnston and Sherrie Plummer, both of Odessa; sons, Bryan Green of Midland, Timothy Green and Leon Johnston, both of Odessa; and seven grandchildren.