February 2021

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Pecos County State Bank announces promotions

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The Directors of Pecos County State Bank recently announced four promotions in Fort Stockton.

Bill McAnally has been promoted to executive vice president. He began at the bank in 2013 where he also serves as an advisory director to the Board and as the primary agricultural loan officer.  Bill and his wife Daila have lived in Fort Stockton since 1995. 

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Robert Huerta Pena, Jr.

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Robert Huerta Pena, Jr., of Fort Stockton, Texas, passed away from this life on Feb. 16, 2021, at Odessa Regional Medical Center. He was born to Robert H. Pena, Sr., and Sally Salazar in Phoenix, Ariz., on March 4, 1945.

Robert graduated from Odessa High School in 1963. He joined the National Guard in Dec. 22, 1965, in Midland, Texas, and served until Dec. 21, 1971.

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María Isabel Rodríguez

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María Isabel Rodríguez, 73, of La Rosita, Coahuila, Mexico, transitioned to be with our Father in Heaven on Feb. 16, 2021 in Odessa, Texas.

Prayer service was held on Feb. 22, 2021, at Christian Center in Fort Stockton, Texas. Funeral Mass was celebrated on Feb. 23, 2021, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish with Father Lorenzo Hatch officiating. She will be laid to rest at Fort Stockton Catholic Cemetery.  

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Our purpose should be God’s purpose

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Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying “Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?” And I said, “Here am L Send me!” — Isaiah 6:8 Isaiah has a most remarkable vision described in this passage of scripture. In the vision, Isaiah finds himself in the presence of God seated on his throne with angels whirling about Him overhead.