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  • Odessa is also known as: Midland County / Odessa city.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Daniel Herrera (baseball player), Roy Williams (american football player), Stoney Case (american football player), Stephnie Weir (comedian and actor), Derrick Shepard (american football player), Britt Hager (american football player), and Brandon Harper (baseball player).

  • Obituaries for residents might be found in these newspapers: Odessa American.

History

estimate. Odessa was founded in 1881 as a water stop and cattle shipping point on the Texas and Pacific Railway. The first post office opened in 1885. Odessa became the county seat of Ector county in 1891 when Ector county was first organized. It became an incorporated city in 1927, after oil was discovered in Ector county on the Connell Ranch southwest of Odessa. With the opening of the Penn Field in 1929, and the Cowden Field in 1930, oil became a major draw for new residents. In 1925 the population was just 750, by 1929 it had risen to 5,000. Due to increased demand for oil during the second world war the city's population had expanded to 10,000. Odessa is located at 31°51′48″N...

The official website for the city of Odessa is http://www.odessa-tx.gov/.

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Odessa Obituaries

It was revealed by Texarkana Gazette on January 30th, 2016 that Mary Ellen Scaff passed on in Odessa, Texas.  Scaff was 91 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Mary Ellen's life.

It was written by Texarkana Gazette on January 30th, 2016 that Mary Ellen Scaff died in Odessa, Texas.  Scaff was 91 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Mary Ellen's life.

It was disclosed by Texarkana Gazette on January 30th, 2016 that Mary Ellen Scaff passed away in Odessa, Texas.  Scaff was 91 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Mary Ellen's life.

It was noted by Seattle Times (2000-present) on September 21st, 2015 that Melissa A Rudd passed away in Tacoma, Washington.  Rudd was 62 years old and was born in Odessa, TX.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Melissa A's life.

It was reported by Vernal Express on August 19th, 2015 that Renda Rae Martin (Martin) passed on in Vernal, Utah.  Ms. Martin was 60 years old and was born in Odessa, TX.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Renda Rae's life.

It was revealed by Wise County Messenger on August 9th, 2015 that Dora Sutton (Stansel) passed away in Odessa, Texas.  Ms. Sutton was 91 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Dora's life.

It was written by Orange County Register on April 14th, 2015 that Wanda Lillian Wilkinson (Reeves) perished in Anaheim, California.  Ms. Wilkinson was 76 years old and was born in Odessa, TX.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Wanda Lillian's life.

It was noted on February 13th, 2015 that Anthalone Paul "Chief" Simpson passed on in Odessa, Texas.  Simpson was 79 years old and was born in Tilly, AR.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Anthalone Paul "Chief"'s life.

It was disclosed on December 18th, 2014 that Mildred Atta Gertson (Young) died in Odessa, Texas.  Ms. Gertson was 94 years old and was born in Formosa, KS.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Mildred Atta's life.

It was revealed on November 20th, 2014 that Cruz de la Cruz Bonilla died in Odessa, Texas.  Bonilla was 62 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Cruz de la Cruz's life.

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Ector County Cemetery
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Odessa Cemetery News

Death notices, 11/06
Graveside service is at 11 a.m. Monday in Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Abilene ... BIG SPRING - Marilyn Gerene Carson, 72, died Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010, in an Odessa hospice. Visitation is from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.Sunday at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral ...
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Armory battles re-enacted
At the Johnson cemetery on LoveladyRoad ... made up of Tallassee Armory Guard members and the Golden Family Artillery of Odessa, Texas, participated in the salute. Also atttending the ceremony was Marion Hicks, the great, great, great granddaughter of ...
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Charles W. McCoy Sr.
May and his wife, Olga, of Odessa, Texas; his very special grandson ... 8 p.m. Interment will be at the Locust Hill Cemetery in Chester. You may view this obituary and send online condolences at arnerfuneralchapel.com.
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Coach Ronnie A. Adkins
Carter; five sisters, Annie Jewell Harris and Cora Lane of Clyattville, Odessa (Uster) Anthony ... and Kenneth Adkins of Irving, Texas; seven aunts, Margaret Jackson, Clarinece Howard, Della Howard, Nellie M. Knight, Ruth H.(Homer) Johns, Linda Demps and ...
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Permian Basin Genealogical Society
except Nov. & Dec. at 7:00 PM at 311 West 4th St. Odessa, TX ... ECTOR COUNTY CEMETERIES. With 5 Versions AVAILABLE. SUNSET MEMORIAL CEMETERY. 1953 - 4/2010 ...
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