Evern R. Wall, a former longtime president of El Paso Electric Company, died on Nov. 5. He was 86.

Leo Marcus Fry Jr., known by everyone as Marcus, entered into the hands of his Lord and Savior on Thursday, April 25, 2019, at the age of 70.

October 22, 1995- April 26, 2016

On April 11, 2019, after a prolonged illness, Marolyn Peterson Semple closed her eyes on this world and opened them in the next.

Maureen Beth (La Rue) McClain passed away on March 9, 2019, at the age of 72.

Dr. Ronald “Ron” Adelbert Gum fought the good fight with grace and courage over many years until, peacefully slumbering, he succumbed to Alzheimer’s disease while living out his final days at Holmes Park Hospice House in Medford, Oregon.

“For that dash represents all the time that he spent alive on earth, and only those who loved him know what that little line is worth.” – “The Dash,” by Linda Ellis

Elizabeth (Betty) Young Taber has left her earthly body and is now enjoying eternal life free at last from all pain and afflictions in the presence of God the Father and her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

Louis Galanter, born on Aug. 18, 1928, died on May 29, 2018. Louis was the owner and operator of Cortez Jewelers in El Paso, Texas, for 49 years. He was active in the company’s daily operations up until this year.

Kenneth Lebron Wells entered into the hands of his Lord and Savior on Friday, June 15, 2018, at the age of 75.

Sometime, on the night of June 5, Mom reached down from Heaven, grabbed Dad’s hand, and said, “Let’s dance!”

Sallee Annette Birkelo went to be with our Lord on May 26, 2018, in McAllen, Texas.

Richard P. “Dick” Holmes was born on Dec. 19, 1923 in El Paso and resided there 78 years, later moving to Bloomington, Illinois, and then to Las Vegas, Nevada, in 2012.

Charles Jerome Ward, 83, passed away on April 29, 2018, while on a golf trip surrounded by his friends. He was an avid golfer. Charlie was born in Charleston, South Carolina and moved to El Paso in 1942. He graduated from Allen Military Academy and owned and operated Ward Motor Clinic until …

Carol Lee “Sally” Radebaugh passed away on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at the age of 85. She was a loving sister, aunt and friend and will be greatly missed. Sally was a graduate of Texas Tech University where she served as the first president of the sorority, Pi Beta Phi. She spent her career…

Edwin “Corky” Burt III died at his Oklahoma ranch on Feb. 25. Corky was one-of-a-kind, an individual to his core and a dedicated rancher. Animal husbandry was second nature to him, and he raised many fine horses and cattle and cared for dozens of abandoned dogs. He was true to himself and di…

Ward Lee Koehler, beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather passed away on March 22, 2018 at the age of 91. He was preceded in death by his wife and soul mate Kathryn (Kopy) Koehler. He is survived by his children Paul and his wife Julie, Tom and his wife Carol, Christine Se…

Elizabeth “Betsy” Hoover Miller died peacefully on March 21, 2018 in El Paso, Texas. Betsy was the daughter of Robert T. Hoover, Jr. and Elizabeth “Betty” Young Taber and stepdaughter of Sandra Schwartz Hoover.

Alan was born on Dec. 10, 1931 in Fallbrook, California, and passed away Feb. 18, 2018 after a brief illness. He was the youngest of three children born to Glenn and Clara Rash.

James Crouch, 90, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, World War II and Korean veteran was called to his eternal resting place on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, after 63 years of federal service.

Dr. Gary W. Schabacker of El Paso, Texas, was born on Sep. 4, 1938, and passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, on Dec. 26, 2017. He is survived by his wife, P.J., children Lynn, Victor, Glen, Paul, Steve, and Sarah, thirteen grandchildren, and one (soon to be two) great grandchild…

Born in Chihuahua, Mexico, on July 14, 1927, Arthur passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Jan. 8, 2018 at the age of 90. He is survived by Rhoberta Lakehomer Leeser, the love of his life for 67 years; seven children: George Leeser, Nannette Leeser, Rose Hall, Bonny Steven…

Virginia Barrington Dean passed away peacefully on Jan. 8, 2018 at the age of 88. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clinton Dean Sr., her beloved grandparents: Travis and Fannie, her parents: Irvin and Fay and her brother, Irvin (Carol).

Edward E. McCormick, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, 72, passed away Dec. 14, 2017 at Providence Memorial Hospital in El Paso. Loved ones described him as charismatic, loving, a sweet and precious soul and an amazingly talented man who loved life and loved his children even more.

Jack W. Barron died Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017 at 87 years of age. He was born Jan. 20, 1930 in Handly, Texas, to Gladys and Bingley Barron. He was reared in Big Spring, Texas, and had a horse named Shorty and a dog named Toby. He sold the “Big Spring Daily Herald Evening Paper” on a street co…

John F. (Johnny) Welsh Jr., native El Pasoan, veteran West Texas grocer and award-winning author, died Oct. 8, 2017. He was 87 years old.

Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

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