If you have any information about a deceased classmate from the class of 1981, please send it Here.

A special thanks to Bobbie (Collier) Badger, class of 1971, for her tireless help in trying to find the most accurate
information possible about our deceased classmates. Her assistance has greatly improved the value of this site.

Name

DOB

DOD

Confirmation - Cause of death

  Margaret Adams

 Confirmed - Reported to be drug overdose
  Morris "Drew" Adcock

01/03/63

07/22/1999

 Confirmed - Complications from Diabetes
  C.E. "Pete" Anders

08/19/63

03/13/2007

 Odessa American online - Heart attack
  Todd Morris Armstrong

11/25/62

12/11/1985

 Confirmed - Auto accident
  Kelly Diane (Awalt) Callihan

04/20/63

08/11/2005

 Odessa American online - Breast cancer
  Barry Raymond Belew

08/27/63

10/22/2004

 Confirmed - Struck by a car while assisting a motorist
  Kim (Benton) Orosco

09/18/62

04/25/2011

 Odessa American online - Brain cancer
  Wendy Rene Berggren

02/12/63

04/23/1980

 Confirmed - Accidentally electrocuted
  Michaele Britsch

03/18/64

11/1983

 Confirmed - Cancer
  Debra Sue (Brown) Gortney

10/24/63

09/08/1981

 Confirmed - Motorcycle accident
  James Bryant

10/18/62

06/05/1991

 Confirmed - Auto accident
  Tammy L. (Byrum) Fly

06/09/63

11/1985

 Confirmed - Unknown
  Merlon Odell Clemmons, II

05/20/63

09/30/2010

 Confirmed - Unknown
  Brian Dale Cooke

07/02/1963

07/20/2017

 OAOA - Illness following surgical complications
  Carmen Melinda Croan

01/16/63

08/23/1981

 Confirmed - Murdered soon after graduation
  Diana Beth Day

3/14/1963

11/27/2015

 OAOA Online - Unknown
  David Edwin Donaway

2/27/1963

6/15/2015

 Online Obit - Long illness
  Susan Michelle (Hall) Hanson

03/03/65

07/14/2008

 Odessa American online - After a long illness
  Susan Jill (Hardin) Pierce

10/03/1963

03/28/2017

 OA Online - ALS Lou Gerig's Disease
  Mark Allen Hill

01/22/62

08/23/1999

 Odessa American online - Auto accident
  Sheri Lynn (Hill) Boley

01/19/63

04/22/2011

 Odessa American online - Unknown
  Gary "Mackey" Houser

10/12/62

02/17/2009

 Odessa American online - Cancer and kidney disease
  Hugh Albert Koenig II

08/17/1963

07/30/2015

 OAOA Online - Self Inflicted Gunshot Wound
  Cheri Lynne Lafrentz

01/15/63

11/17/2006

 Odessa American online - Died peacefully in her sleep
  Caleista Laverne (Lyne) Millican

05/17/1963

07/28/2015

 Odessa American online - Breast Cancer
  Scott Tilden McAfee

12/18/62

07/03/2009

 Waco Tribune - Unknown
  James 'Gregg' McDonald

6/15/1963

3/2/2016

 OAOA - Parricide by Son
  Hal McMillian

07/23/63

06/02/1997

 Confirmed - Unknown
  Samuel Lee "Sam" Morris

11/29/62

09/08/1991

 Confirmed - ATV (4 wheeler) accident
  Mark Joseph Olesh

03/02/63

03/27/1993

 Confirmed - Cancer
  Andres Orosco

03/03/62

07/05/2007

 Odessa American online - Cancer
  Mike Roehrman

08/21/1963

12/1/2013

 Midland Reporter Telegram - Unknown
  Kent Sager

10/11/62

07/09/2012

 Odessa American online - Unknown
  Darrin Eugene Sloan

07/25/63

04/18/1989

 Confirmed - Bucket truck accident (bucket fell)
  Scotty Lynn Smith

06/09/62

02/10/1994

 Confirmed - Oilfield accident
  Todd Allen Treadway

10/29/62

01/21/2002

 Odessa American online - Pick-up/motorcycle accident
  Troy Dale Uzzell

05/06/62

06/12/1989

 Confirmed - Unknown
  Lisa Dianne Ward

08/17/62

05/10/1982

 Confirmed - Apartment fire (smoke inhalation)
  Jana Lou (Wooton) McDonald

4/30/1963

3/2/2016

 OAOA - Parricide by Son

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