Alejandro ‘Alex’ Thurman Olivas


Alejandro ‘Alex’ Thurman Olivas, 16, died on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012. He was living in Lamont, Okla.

Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 30, at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church with the Rev. Arturo Pestin officiating. Burial was at Los Angeles Garden in Ecotor County Cemetery.

Olivas was born in Odessa and was a student at Deer Creek Lamont High School.

Survivors include his parents: Ildefonso Olivas of Lamont, Okla. and Rhonda Thurman of Odessa; brother Olmedo Olivas of Granbury; sisters: Breann Olivas of Waco and Amber Li of Granbury; grandparents, Linda Thurman of Granbury and Pedro and Manuela Olivas of Odessa; and a great-grandfather, Epifanio Romera of Odessa.