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Janie Somano Buckalew

July 4, 1945 ~ December 25, 2019 (age 74)

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Janie Buckalew, 74, of Odessa, TX passed away on December 25, 2019 in Odessa, TX.

Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00pm of Friday, December 27, 2019 at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home.  Funeral service will be graveside on Saturday, December 28, 2019 at 1:00 pm with Reverend Clydel Chapman officiating.  Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Janie was born in Fort Worth, TX to Joyce and Lloyd Freeze on July 4, 1945.  She attended school at Odessa High.  She married Neil Buckalew on May 5, 1967 in Odessa, TX.  She worked 20 years at NBO Bank of Odessa.  She was involved many years in bowling.  She was Women’s City Bowling Association secretary for many years.  She loved to play Bingo with her many friends.  She loved her dogs and cats.

She is preceded in death by her mother and dad Joyce and Lloyd Freezer.

She is survived by her husband Neil Buckalew and daughter Sheryl Callaway of Lubbock, TX.

The family of Neil Buckalew wishes to extend our sincere thanks to the nurses of Hospice.

Arrangements are under the direction of Sunset Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home.  To sign the guestbook, pleaser visit www.sunsetodessa.com.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Janie Somano Buckalew, please visit our floral store.


December 27, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Sunset Memorial Funeral Home
6801 E. Business 20 Hwy
Odessa, TX 79762

Graveside Service
December 28, 2019

1:00 PM
Sunset Funeral Home Chapel
6801 East Business 20
Odessa, TX 79762

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