Monta Lee Beights passed away Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, in Midland, Texas. She was born in Waco, Texas, to Monta and Tom Glenn. She graduated from Marlin High School and attended Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. She married V. Rex Beights Nov. 29, 1956 in Vernon, Texas.
Her life was filled with a variety of interesting positions with various oil companies, retiring from Hilliard Oil and Gas as an administrative assistant. She also managed Midland Village Apartments and Silver Creek Apartments for more than 14 years. Her sharp mind and quick wit provided many hours of conversation with her friends and family. We will all miss her mischievous spirit and youthful joy.
She is preceded in death by her parents, one brother, Thomas R. Glenn Jr., and her son, James “Jim” Beights.
She is survived by one daughter, Teresa “Teri” Roach of Lubbock; granddaughter, Amber Roach of Lubbock; four great-grandchildren and special friends, Debbie and Gary Bayes, Shuanna and Thomas Schroeder, Jessica Harkins, Amanda and Samantha Bayes.
There will be a visitation, Monday, Oct. 22, 2012, at Ellis Funeral Home from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Funeral services will be Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012, at 10 a.m. at Ellis Funeral Home Chapel, 801 Andrews Highway, Midland, TX. Interment will follow at the Eternal Love Mausoleum.
Memorials may be made to the High Sky Children’s Ranch, 8701 west county road 60, Midland, TX 79706.
Online condolences may be made at www.ellisfunerals.com