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O. V. 'Van' Glaze

January 27, 2014

O. V. "Van" Glaze, 91, of Stanton died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, in a Midland hospital. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Downtown Church of Christ in Stanton. Interment will follow at Resthaven Memorial Park in Midland.

The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at Gilbreath Funeral Home in Stanton.

He was born Jan. 22, 1923, in Rowden, Texas and married Lucille "Lucy" Varner June 7, 1942, in Lamesa, Texas. She preceded him in death Nov. 23, 2012.

Van lived most of his life in Martin County. He served in the United States Army during World War II as a surgical technician. He farmed in the Tarzan community for many years and also owned and operated Glaco Oil and Gas in Tarzan and Stanton for many years.

He was a member of the Church of Christ where he had served as a teacher, song leader, deacon and elder.

He is survived by one son, O. V. "Vanny" Glaze, Jr. and wife, Mary Ann of Tarzan; two daughters, Mary Etta Oaks and husband, Burton Jr. of Flower Grove and Leatrice Adams and husband, Michael of Stanton; nine grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Herbert and Vera Glaze; a daughter, Cindy Lafon Glaze; and two brothers, H. C. Glaze and Bruce Lee Glaze.

The family suggests memorials to New Mexico Christian Children's Home,1356 New Mexico 236, Portales, NM 88130.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.npwelch.com

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