American, Obituaries 2004
Ector County, Texas
by Dolores Bishop, Cemeteries of Texas Aug 15 2004
Information used by permission of the
Odessa American Newspaper
© 1999-2004 Odessa American. All rights reserved.
ODESSA — Helen Gallaway, age 83, of Odessa, passed away Aug. 13, 2004,
at Medical Center Hospital.
Helen was born Dec. 4, 1920, in Charleston, Ark. She married Edwin
Gallaway on Jan. 28, 1943. He preceded her in death in February 1983.
Her parents; four brothers; one sister; and a granddaughter, Robin Casey
also preceded her in death.
She was a 52-year resident of Odessa and had worked 30 years for ECISD
as a food services manager. She had worked at Pease, Burleson and San
Jacinto elementary schools. She was a member of the OSFSA. Her favorite
hobby was spending time with her grandchildren and family.
Survivors include her daughters, Edwina Hoffman and husband Gerald of
Odessa and Carol Wadzeck and husband Bud also of Odessa; sisters-in-law,
Naomi Pursley of Longview and Kate Goodwin of Ozark, Ark.; four
grandchildren, Scott Hoffman and wife Betsy, Kristen Mangus and husband
Donny, Ted Wadzeck and Gary Bud Wadzeck; two great-grandchildren,
Elizabeth Kay Wadzeck and Jonathan Mangus.
Graveside services are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Monday at Sunset
Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Mike Bartlett officiating. The family
will receive visitors from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. today at Hubbard-Kelly.
The family requests donations be made to the Greenfield Acres Baptist
Services are entrusted to Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Home.