Odessa High School
Class of 1959
"K" Classmates
Updated May 19, 2014


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Georgia Ann (Ellison) Kail

3636 Redbud

Odessa, TX  79762


(h) (432) 366-8902

(w) (432) 337-6641
(c) (432) 631-4179
Click to enlargeMarried to Ben 1961. One son, Steven 1965 and hs wife Kristan. .Grandchildren, Kail ,   Whitley, Rachel, Sarah, Emily. Semi-retired 2004, now working as a office manager. Hobby Sewing. Updated 05/05/09 
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David Kayler

Deceased August 26, 2010

David Almon Kayler, 71 of Denton, passed away August 16, 2010 at his home. He was born March 26, 1941 in San Angelo, TX to Clifford P. and Mabel (Almon) Kayler He attended Public Schools and served in the U. S. Army. He was a laborer. A graveside funeral service will be held at 12 Noon on Friday, August 20, 2010 at the Sanger Cemetery in Sanger, TX Mr. Kayler is survived by his sister, Emily Louise Lambert of Justin, TX and other family members
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Warren Martin Keck

Deceased (10/26/06)
Click to enlarge Hello Cliff, I just wanted to let you know that Mr. Keck is deceased. Here is a copy of his obituary and the most recent photo I have. Thank you. Glenda Lawless. His obituary can be accessed on line at: http://acreswestfuneral.com/obits0608.html  Warren Martin Keck, Sr. Warren Martin “Micky” Keck, Sr, lifetime resident of Odessa passed from this life on Thursday, October 26, 2006 at Hospice House of Odessa. He entered this life Tuesday, May 10, 1938 in Sunray, Texas to Henry W. and Neomia (Wilson) Keck. Warren earned his associates degree as an HVAC technician and was employed in maintenance at a local nursing home. Those left behind to cherish his love and memories are his sons: Chris Keck, Marty Keck, Jr. and Curtis Fetters all of Odessa, TX; Donny Roys of Ft. Worth, TX and William Michael Fetters of Artesia, NM; one daughter: Nora Keesee of Hernando, FL; and two grandchildren: Warren Martin Keck III and Florence Keck. Mr. Keck was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, and three sisters. A memorial service will be held 10am, Monday October 30, 2006 at Acres West Funeral Chapel with Pastor Wayne Shelton officiating. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel of Odessa. Updated 03/01/09. 
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Elizabeth Kelley

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Loretta Kelly

110 Sunny Lane

Gatesville, TX  76528

Nancie L. (Black) Kelly

2820 S. Co. Rd. 1314

Odessa, TX  79765 


(h) (432) 563-3428
(w) (432) 563-1428
(f)  (432) 563-1428
Married for almost 25 years. Have six children, one deceased; six grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Have 3 birds and one outside cat. Own two businesses: Golden Rule Pools& Etc. and Christmas Memories Tree Farm. Have been envolved in Emmaus, Kairos Prison Ministry and Kairos Outside (for women who have a loved one incarcerated)for the last five and a half years. It has been one of the biggest blessings! When we have time, we go skiing and traveling in our travel trailer. We plan to go to Montana this fall to see my half brother and sisters who are my children's ages. Updated 04/22/2004.
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Jerry Dwain Kennedy
Deceased (06/06/2011)

Jerry D. Kennedy died peacefully at home in West Odessa on June 6, 2011. He was born in Levelland, TX Aug 4, 1940. He served in the US Army during the Cuban missile crisis and was honorably discharged June 30, 1967 from the US Army Reserves. He married Juanita Williams in Odessa in 1965. A resident of Odessa for over 50 years, he had retired as a pipe fitter from Compressor System Inc of Midland, after 27 years of service. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Juanita "Nita" Kennedy; son Matt and Lisa Kennedy and their children Katherine and Caroline of Bonham TX, son Kevin and Anita Kennedy and their children Brandon, Andrew and Kelli of Bracketville TX, son Nathan Kennedy of Abu Dahbi UAE, son Thomas and Melissa Kennedy and their children Destiny, Lucille, and Rubymarie of Abilene, TX, his brothers Winfred Kennedy of Adams ND, Homer Kennedy of Tyler TX, John Kennedy of Krum TX, and Don Kennedy of Gardendale TX, his sister Shirley Connelly of Odessa, TX. He was preceded in death by his father J.W. Kennedy, mother Lorene French, and sister Barbara Lunseford. 
Memorial services are set for 10:00 am Friday, June 10, 2011 at Acres West Funeral Chapel, Matt Kennedy officiating. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel. Updated 07/06/2011.
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Patricia Ann Kennedy

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Wilber Ray Kevil

PO Box 12328 
201 52nd Street

Lubbock, TX  79404 


(h) (806) 744-5516 
(c) (806) 470-9229



click to enlargeBarbara and I have just celebrated our 50th wedding anniversity with a party given by our three children Laurie Chambers of Odessa, Steven of Lubbock and Cindy Goins of Hollywood, Florida. and grandchildren. We have been blessed with eleven grandkids and ten great grandkids with two more on the way. We come to Odessa to see about my Mother, she is 92 years old and still lives in her house on 10th street. I retired May 2008 from Westwood Contractors of Fort Worth after ten and a half years. After thirty years on the road I was ready to stay home. I have slowly been working on my house. Still would like to play golf alot but don't get to. I have always been in good health, but since retiring I am trying to fall apart. Barbara tells me I am going to have to go back to work because while working I didn't time to fall apart working eighty or ninety hours a week. I have been given a good health report except old Arthur in all my bones. Update 07/03/09..
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John Kimbrow

43 Salvatierra Way

Hot Springs Village, AR  71909-7701 


(h) (501) 922-9052
Married to Mabel. Retired, Systems Analyst. Hobbies: golf, gardening, travel. Update 02/22/09.
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Pansey Rose (Blanchard) Kincaid
7527 West 41st Street
Odessa TX 79764-8400 
(h) (432) 385-0425

Found by Ellen Marie (Springfield) Blanchard. Updated 04/23/03.
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LaVona Jayne Kincanon

P.O. Box 40 
Lakeside, AZ 85929-0040 


Found by Joyce (Greenlee) McCarty. 
Update 05/11/09.


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James Paul King

3505 Crossgate Circle N.

Colleyville, TX  76034-4838 

(h) (817) 355-0389 
(c) 817-925-0240

Click to enlarge Graduated from Texas A&M in 1963. Retired Colonel, US Army Corps of Engineers. Following 30 year's military service around the world and 6 years as Vice-President of an Architecture- Engineering firm in Fort Worth, retired (for good) in June 2001. We have 3 children, all A&M graduates. We travel extensively, and are enjoying our grandchildren and life in general. Roberta and I have now been married a total of 40 years. Currently: Now 6 grandchildren (2009). We continue to travel extensively and are very active in our church. Cliff, thanks so much. Looking forward to OHS 50th Reunion! Update 10/07/09.
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James Victor King

RR1 Box 1955
Wheatland, MO 65779 
(h) (417) 282-1580 

(c) (816) 510-3065

Two children 1 daughter Jeanie Abendroth married 3 children Tanner, Eligh, Tye. Son (deceased). Wife (deceased) We were married in 1964 after I spent 4 years in the Navy. We had 2 children (above) and the three grandchildren. We spent 14 years in Las Vegas where I was the assistant General General Manager of one of the smaller casinos. I retired from the casino in 2006 and we moved to Wheatland, Mo. Updated 05/17/2008.
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Jerry C. King

2 Promenade Street North

Montgomery, TX  77356 

(h) (936) 449-4877 
(c) (281) 684-7446
(w) (281) 590-3500 
Click to enlargeMarried 47 years to Kathy. 3 children; Steve, Trevor, Melissa. 6 Grandchildren: Tanner (20); Kelsey (18); Abbey (14); Isabel (7); Madeline (5); Sarah (3). Hobbies: Golf, sailing, shooting pool, bride. Live in a home on the golf course at Bentwater on Lake Conroe north of Houston. Still working at Southwest Glass of Houston (32 years) - former owner. Attended Texas Tech. Update 06/18/09.
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Karolyn Kay (Vogler) Kirby 
Deceased (06/29/07)

lka: 6607 River Lodge, Spring, TX 77379 (281) 376-1265. Married to Don, 2 children, 3 grandchildren. Housewife. Retired duplicate bridge club owner. Hobbies: duplicate bridge, sports, charity work. I was in charge of transportation for the Houston Open (golf tournament) for over 20 years but have retired from that also so that I can watch golf when it is here in Houston. 
OBIT: Born in Lubbock, June 24, 1941. Died in Spring, Harris Co, Texas June 29, 2007. Married to Don E. Vogler. Two chilren: Kelli Lee Vogler, Kirby Allen Vogler, born to them in Lubbock. Updated 06/22/09
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Lou Ann (Hitt) Kirk

1540 Tanglewood

Odessa, TX  79761 


(h) (432) 366-4154
Deceased: 05/21/2011
Click to enlargeODESSA Lou Ann Kirk Hitt passed away Saturday May 21, 2011 at her daughters' home surrounded by family after her courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Lou Ann loved life and embraced every moment with family and friends. She had an unending desire of perfection, love and care and influenced countless young lives through her work at Odessa College and Kirk's Beauty School. She truly made others better by inspiring by example. She will be missed and always remembered by the lives she touched.

She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Norman Hitt of Odessa, her mother Ruth Kirk of Odessa, her two daughters Leslee Ann Hitt and Leesa Hitt both of Highland Village, Tx and numerous cousins. She is preceded in death by her father, Jesse D Kirk.

Memorial Services will be held at Crossroads Baptist Church on Friday May 27 at 2:00 pm.
Update 05/25/2011


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Donald Wayne Kitchens

304 E. 42nd St.

Odessa, TX  79762

(h) (432) 550-6429
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ODESSA Donald W. Kitchens, 71, passed away June 18, 2012 at Odessa, TX. He was a member of the First Baptist Church. Don was born April 2, 1941 to A. L. and Marie Kitchens in Borger, TX. Don married Alma Joyce Collier September 9, 1965. They first lived in Midland, TX, where their son, Gregory Wayne was born August 25, 1966. Gregory was 8 months old when they found that Gregory had cancer. Gregory was 12 years and 10 months old when he preceded his Dad in death. Don was a pastor, chaplain and director of Baptist Crisis Center before he had to retire due to his health. He was also preceded in death by his parents, brother-in-laws Ward Clemmons, Fred Collier and Randy Smith and two nephews Sean Smith and Jermery Clemmons. Don is survived by his wife, one sister Betty Clemmons of Washington State, Brother-in-law Don Collier of Denver City, TX., Sister-in-laws Kathy Smith of Odessa, TX., and Paula Collier of Anson, TX., and with many nieces and nephews as well as many great nieces and nephews. Updated 07/04/2012
Donald W Kitchens
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Dr. Fredrick Kluck

6028 Isabella Drive

El Paso, TX  79912 
(h) (915) 581-1904
Not interested. Updated 03/04/04.
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Linda (Smith) Knox

11002 Sagetrail

Houston, TX  77089 
(h) (281) 481-4092 
Update 06/16/09.
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Joe Wayne Krapf

2044 LCR 252

Colorado City, TX  79512 

(h) (325) 728-5893
Promised to send bio & pic. Updated 03/12/04.
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Joyce Jennice Kueha