Odessa High School
Class of 1959
"M" Classmates
Updated May 15, 2014


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Current married name enclosed in ( )

Annual Name/address Biographical Sketch & current picture

Willard Machon

1931 S. Harrison

Amarillo, TX  79109
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Kay (Gleason) Mallard 4517 Sugar Maple
San Angelo, TX 76904
Home 325-224-4835              Updated 5-15-2014

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Marcella (Hailes) Mallory

P.O. Box 115

Hobbs, NM  88241

(h) (505) 631-6708 
(w) (505) 396-8636
mallory_marcella.jpg (33854 bytes) Married to Joe Hailes, no children. Senior Real Estate Appraiser at Lea County Assessor, Lovington, NM. Hobbies: golf, gardening and our pets. Update 09/18/2004.
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Carol (Beasley) Maness

331 Rivershire

Conroe, TX  77301
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Margaret (Wilemon) Manning

729 Kingswood

Richardson, TX  75080 
(h) (972) 231-7808 
(c) (972) 978-0726

Click to enlargeMy oldest son and his wife, Greg & Leslie Wilemon, live in Southlake, TX. Their son, Ben Wilemon, attends Univ of North Texas in Denton. My younger son and his wife, Jeff Wilemon & Dr. Scottie Smith, live in St. Petersburg, FL with their daughter, Lainey Wilemon. My daughter, Susan Wilemon Murphrey, lives in Houston, TX. We moved our family to Richardson, TX in 1969 and, although we divorced in 1979, Richardson was a great place to raise my children and make my home. Retired in April 2007 after 17 years as Administrative Assistant to VP of Sales for a world leader in test and measurement equipment for the telecommunications industry. I enjoy traveling with friends, and I travel to Florida to play with my three-year-old granddaughter about four times a year. Reading, gardening, church activities, and genealogy research fill my spare time. I'm active in Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), and have created several family heritage books identifying my ancestors and telling our family's story. Update 03/23/09. 
  Gary Martin
7521 Eric Drive
Chattanooga TN 37421 
(h) (423) 899-5862
(c) (423) 304-7175
(w) (423) 899-7004
(f) (423) 485-8182
Updated 03/10/03.
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Dr. Roberta (Palmour) Martin

178 Selby

West Mount P.Q. Canada H, 312W7
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John William Martinez 
Deceased (10/01/2012)

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MIDLAND Dr. John William Martinez, a former educator who held various educational posts in Texas ranging from teacher to director of bilingual education, returned to his celestial home on Monday, October 1, 2012. He was 71. Having grown up in Odessa, the majority of his time in education was spent in Midland. Humble, he always tried to play down his contributions whether they were intellectual, social, spiritual, or familial. He will be remembered for his humor, his inquisitiveness, and his devotion. John was preceded in death by his parents, Estanislado and Elidia Martinez. He is survived by his loving wife, Corine Martinez of Midland; his two sons, Javier Martinez of Houston, Texas, and John Anthony Martinez and wife, Michelle of Uvalde, Texas; two brothers, Rodolfo Martinez of Mesquite, Texas, and Robert Martinez of Plano, Texas. John is also survived by two grandchildren, Anabella Martinez and Alejandra Martinez, both of Uvalde; numerous uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces, and cousins. 
The Funeral mass was held Thursday, October 4, 2012. Monsignor James Bridges presided.
Funeral service was under the direction of Lewallen-Garcia-Pipkin Funeral Home and Chapel.  Update 10/15/2012
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Bill Massey 
25 Prestwick Dr.

Odessa, TX  79762

(h) (432) 362-8939
Update 04/01/09.
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Alan McBurnett

Deceased (11/18/69)
Info per Don Giddens: Allan Borden McBurnett died November 18, 1969 in Dallas County and is buried in Sunset MG in Odessa. Update 02/26/09.
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Joyce (Greenlee) McCarty

702 E Henry St

Hamilton, TX  76531 
(c) (254) 495-2466

(h) (254) 386-5534

Click to enlargeMy first husband was Frank Greenlee. Actually, he is still my "First" husband. We celebrated 48 years in Dec, 2008. One son, David. He has three children, lives in Bryan. His wife is an Aggie. He drives a FedEx truck (was a police officer for several years). Two of his children have blessed us with three great grandchildren. One daughter, Cecelia Greenlee Harris. She and her husband live in Waco. She has a son in the Air Force (stationed in Anchorage) and a son in St. Augustine, FL. No great grandchildren from either of them yet. We moved back to Central Texas in August, 2007. We are enjoying sleeping in, getting up early, staying up late, going to bed early and working in our yard and garden. Visiting with our children, grandchildren and great grandchildren is about the most exciting thing we do. At least, it is the busiest thing we do since the little ones are 5, 2 and 1 year old. We plan to spend some time fishing also. I am most happy to say that my son and daughter have been the greatest joys of my life and their children are following along in a close second. I have learned that life is worth the living and that every day we have is a precious gift from God to invest (not just spend ) in dong what He has for us to do. Frank is from the San Diego, CA area and was in the Marine Corps until 1969. I have always said that we spent 8 years in the Marine Corps. We spent several years in Kentucky while he attended Asbury College. We moved back to Texas and he finished his degree at Howard Payne University in Brownwood. He went back to college in 1983 and got his elementary ed teaching certificate and taught school until we retired in May, 2007. I only received a PHT (putting hubby through)degree, but I learned a lot about sociology and psychology typing his papers for him. I worked at the college in Kentucky for 8 years, then started work at a bank in Brownwood. Stayed in banking 30 years and retired in 2007. Update 04/19/10.
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Peggy Jean (Spruill) McClung 
7400 Sprague
Odessa, TX 79764
(h) (432) 362-5002               
Cell 432-953-9701                 PSpruill09@clearwire.net     updated 5-15-2014

Updated 04/02/09.
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Betty McClure

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Marlee (Stewart) McConnel

2401 Pebble Beach Cove 

Austin, TX  78747  

(h) (512) 291-4090
click to enlargeIn the 2004 update, I was anticipating my first grandchild. Jackson Montgomery arrived 2 days after Christmas. Sept. 24, 2005 my daughter Lorna married Radamez Casillas, one of those California transplants which is OK because my relatives moved there. Their son Aidan Cole was born July 9, 2007. Two days before Christmas 2007, Julian and Kathy had their second son William McClain (my mother's maiden name). I've been privileged to have Aidan so close. This week they moved into their new home about 3.6 miles away. I kept Aidan 2 days a week through November last year, so he plays on the piano and watches and dances during "So you think you can dance". I don't get to see Jackson and William nearly enough. All three boys are adorable (of course) but not similar. The week before Aidian was born, on July 3, I had my thyroid removed. Despite radioactive iodine 2 or 3 years before, it was still overactive. I didn't really have symptoms but did have nodules that can become cancer. Wish I had the hyperactive thyroid back or is this getting older. They let me crash before starting the thyroid medicine, and my computer had crashed in May, so I fell even further behind in life and have decided I'll never get caught up. Five years since the move and boxes wait to be unpacked and pictures to be hung. Since Lorna had Aidan and Ryan refuses to fly, I've been traveling alone--Canada, Mass., Vermont, Hawaii, Mexico--usually 3 times a year. This year was a disaster until Lorna said a new year was starting with my birthday July 22. Among all the not good things, the worst was losing 2 of our kitties. Our older Cocoa surprised us by living 18 years despite all her ailments. Baby Boy, only 8 and gone in 3 days, was a heartbreaking shock. No travel so far this year, and I'm afraid, my knees need something before another trip. So if any of you would like to travel using a timeshare, give me a call. Not into theater in Austin the way I was in Dallas. I go to art galleries, the East Austin Artist Tour, Architect's tour of homes, and other fun Austin events. Love it here, just miss Dallas family, artists, actors, and theater. I still own MAXI and MINI STORAGES in Odessa and have the same great manager. Keep thinking I'll find time to sell Medicare Supplements or Advantage to someone except myself so I just completed Continuing Ed again--should be grandfathered after this year. Update 08/18/09.
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Mary Frances (Reed) McCracken
305 10th Street
Nocona, Texas 76255    
Home 940-825-6533
Cell 940-841-1661
   Updated 5-15-2014

Update 09/21/2011.
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Carolyn Sue McDonald

17621 Carol Circle
Flint, TX 75762
(903) 825-6087
Married to Tracy E. Corzine ('60 graduate of OHS) Update 03/12/09,
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Robbie (Smiley) McFarland 

Robbie Ann Smiley, 62, passed away Thursday, April 22, 2004, at Medical Center Hospital.  Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday in the Frank W. Wilson Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Terry Wright officiating. Graveside services will be at 4 p.m. Monday at Blackwell Cemetery in Blackwell, Texas. Services entrusted to Frank W. Wilson Funeral Directors.  Mrs. Smiley was born June 13, 1941, in Sweetwater, Texas, to Robert Leroy and Jynelle Vest McFarland. She married Guy Smiley March 13, 1962, in Odessa. She was a member of Westover Baptist Church and was an art teacher. She was preceded in death by her father, Robert Leroy McFarland.  She is survived by her husband of 42 years, Guy Smiley of Odessa; two daughters, Terryl Cope and husband, Bennie, of Goldsmith, Melody Herring and husband, Tim, of Odessa; mother, Jynelle McFarland of Andrews; one sister, Sandra Birchfield and husband, Bob, of Andrews; six grandchildren, Casey Cope and wife, Randee, Seth, Elijah and Maegan Cope of Goldsmith, Tyrel and Zachary Herring of Odessa; a great-grandchild on the way; and numerous nieces and nephews and lots of friends. Update 07/01/09.

Patti (Witt) McGuire

1404 E. Century

Odessa, TX  79762


(h) (432) 362-6941
(c) (432-631-8106
click to enlargeDivorced, 4 children, 5 grandchildren. Imaging Dept. , District Clerk's Office, Ector Co. Hobbies: travel, computer, bridge. I have been with the county 12 years. I am over the Imaging Dept. I do all the adoptions for the county and all the buying for the office.  Hobbies: travel, computer, bridge. RETIRED 2003>>>>>YEAH Update 08/01/09

Mary Katherine (Hermer)McIntosh 
2625 Mariposa Circle 
Plano, TX 75075-2606 
(h) (972) 509-5067 

Found by Joyce (Greenlee) McCarty.  Update 05/11/09.
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Betty Lou (Flowers) McKandles

Deceased (01/10/00)
Update 07/13/09. Info furnished by Joyce (Greenlee) McCarty.
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Oscar B. McLane 
Deceased (06/2003)

I am writing on behalf of my father, Oscar (Buddy) McLane, Jr. He passed away June 2003 after an heroic fight with cancer. I would be happy to update more info if requested. Patricia (McLane) Allen
Update 12/17/08.
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Mary Ellen McMordie



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Anna (Martinez) McNaul

1498 Marin

Albany, CA  94706       Home 510-525-2866
Cell 510-517-2866
annam926@aol.com      Updated 5-15-2014
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Rhoda Irene (Poenisch) McSpadden 
613 Seagull 
Ingleside, TX 78362-4693 

Found by Joyce (Greenlee) McCarty. This is a good address for Rhoda (Poenisch) McSpadden.  I spoke to her on the phone, gave her the OHS website. She would like a letter - sent Update 04/09/09. 
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Mary (Rea) Means

3209 Blossom Lane

Odessa, TX  79762
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Willard Mears

13126 W Castlebar Dr
Sun City West, AZ 85375 
(h) (623) 584-6456
Found Joyce McCarty Greenlee. Update 04/01/09.
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Brenda (Gray) Meinzer

P.O. Box 4404 

Horseshoe Bay, TX  78657-4404  
(h) (830) 598-6757
(c) (830) 613-1591  


click to enlarge Married to Jerry Gray (class of '58)... Two sons, Mark & Steve.. Mark & his wife, Darla have three daughters, Amanda, Kelsey, and Megan. They live in the Dallas area.. Steve & his wife, Carrie, have two sons and one daughter... They live in the Austin area... Jerry is retiring from Trane Co. effective Dec. 31,2004, and we will move permanently to Horseshoe Bay, TX. We have had a home there for several years and decided to was time to give up the city life. There are three golf courses and Lake LBJ to enjoy, as well as, all those great grandkids coming for a visit...Life has been good to us,and we look forward to more to come in our new way of life.. Updated 08/28/05.
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Margo (Campbell) Melton

104 April Wind Drive South

Montgomery, TX  77356


(h) (936) 588-2260
Husband - Powell Campbell; Son - Mel Campbell; Daughter - Casey Campbell. 
Retired. Update 05/05/09.
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Evan Miether


lka 23551 Linden Dr., Elkhart, IN  46516. Info Per Carol Horton.  Updated 03/12/04.
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Roger & Kathy Miles
P. O. Box 6683

4020 75th Street

Lubbock, TX  79423

(h) (806) 788-1747
(c) (806) 438-2119
(w) (806) 797-8805
(f)  (806) 797-4508
Married to Kathy 45 years. 1 Daughter Kelly, 1 Son Matt. 1 grandchild Reese. President of Miles Financial Services Inc. for 45 years. Update 03/17/09.
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Linda (Seymour) Miller

1517 Ranchero Rd.

Kerrville, TX  78028-7200


(h) (830) 257-4829 
I have one daughter, Shel Seree Mann, who is a realtor in Austin. After teaching 34 years in Texas elementary schools, I retired in May, 1996. Later I taught some of the Tivy High School students' pre-schoolers at Tivy Child Development Center. From there I began teaching adults basic math and reading skills at Kerrville State Hospital. I have really enjoyed my teaching career, but now I'm excited about my new career as an independent Mary Kay Beauty Consultant! I stay very busy with it and with my favorite hobbies... arts and crafts and traveling. I am looking forward to our 45th Reunion and visiting with everyone. Updated 08/31/04.

Martin E. Miller

701 Pershing St.

Denton, TX  76209


(h) (940) 382-1230
Most of my adult life I worked as a press operator for Moore Business Forms. When Moore shut down the plant here, I went full time into a small part time business I had been dabbling in. After thirteen years owning my own business, I sold out and am now selling new Toyotas at Jim McNatt Toyota/Dodge. Updated 05/03/01.
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Don Millsap

4002 Brook Woods Dr.

Houston, TX  77092

(h) (713) 686-2164
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John Howard Mitchell 
5506 New Vista Drive 
Rocklin CA 95765 
(h) (916) 630-0830 

(c) (916) 580-7041 

(w) (800) 303-4332 
(f) (916) 922-3711

Click to enlargeI have lived in Northern California for 38 yrs, moving here from Midland. My wife, Charlotte, and I were married at George AFB, Ca. on October 6, 1961, and recently celebrated our 47th wedding anniversary. We have 4 children, Toyna Gurd, Carol Rybolt, Steven Mitchell, and Catherine LeCurelle. We also have 9 grandchildren and 2 Great Grandchildren. I love to fly and play golf in whatever spare time I can. Updated 06/13/09.
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John ( Tommy) Mitchell

4710 Tarpon Lane 
Alexandria, VA 22309 
(h) (703) 360-8171 
Married to Judy Blythe in 1970 - 2 children and 2 grandchildren. After OHS I went to Rice, ended up in the Navy for 30 years - retired as a Rear Admiral in 1994. Worked as a Project Manager for Bechtel and retired again in 2007. Now have homes in Virginia and California and spend my time with friends/family and traveling to far places!!
Update 12/02/09.
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Leonard R. Monroe

2609 Fannin

Midland, TX  79705  
(h) (432) 682-5629
(c) (432) 661-0270
(w) (432) 683-9548

Click to enlargeMy wife, Sue and I will celebrate our 37th wedding anniversary this April.  We have two sons, David and Mark and two grandsons, Alex and Hunter.  Both boys and their families live in the metroplex area; Mark is currently serving as an elected councilman on the Garland city council. I retired from the local school system 10 years ago.  Currently, I am employed as a realtor with Bill Jackson Realtors in Midland. Updated 03/30/03.
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James Wiley Moody

952 Dorsey

Burleson, TX  76028 
(h) (817) 295-1623

(c) (817) 688-3656

click to enlarge"I am married to Karen Rudolph Moody, also class of '59. We have a son, a daughter, and three grandsons and enjoy family vacations. I am the former publisher of The Star Group, a chain of eight award-winning community newspapers. While publisher I was active in state and regional press associations and local activities. I lead backpacking outings and edit the newsletter for the Fort Worth Group of the Sierra Club. I'm a Wilderness First Responder and lead National Sierra Club service projects in Guadalupe Mountains and Big Bend national parks. I received the Sierra Club state environmental reporting award in 2007. My degree in English is from UT-Arlington, but I'm a Longhorn fanatic ó also a Mac fanatic. Iím politically active in progressive causes and enjoy music, reading, and playing my six guitars." Update 10/13/2010.
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Louise Moore (Patterson) 
1016 Calliente Drive 
Grand Prairie, Tx 75051 
(h) (817) 228-6388 

Found 06/12/09 by Joyce (Greenlee) McCarty. Married to J. M Patterson
Update 06/16/09.
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Tyron Morris

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George Morte

3113 Encino

Bay City, TX  77414
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Ronda Gay (Lyne) Murchison

1413 Wilshire

Odessa, TX  79761

(h) (432) 337-3273
Registration Committee
Click to enlargeDaughter: Caleista Millican, Grandson: John Lyne Retired Update: 03/12/09.
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Martha Kay (Reynolds) Murphy 
5417 Lazy Ct 
Willis, TX 77318-9159 
(h) (936) 890-4104 

click to enlargeI live on Lake Conroe with my husband, two dogs and a cat. I have twins, Kerri and Perry (deceased), seven grandchildren and one great-grandson. I retired after teaching American History for 32 years, primarily at Huntsville ISD, and spent two years as principal of a Christian school in Conroe. I retired for good in 2002, and keep busy doing three Bible studies with my husband in prisons in Huntsville. Update 06/22/09.
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Jane (Hext) Murrell

8209 Santa Fe Drive

Odessa, TX  79765 
(h) (432) 561-5043

Click to enlargeMarried to Bill, 2 children, 4 grandchildren. Secretary or whatever I need to do for Hext Management LLC. Hobbies: reading, grandchildren, very little golfing. Update 1999.
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Gail (Young) Mustian

P.O. Box 780

Graham, TX  76450 


(h) (940) 549-3438

(w) (940) 549-4440
Updated 03/20/09.