Oscar Whitworth Jr.

Mr. Oscar Whitworth, Jr., 88, of Portales, died Sept. 28, 2005 in Santa Fe.

He was born Nov. 3, 1916 in Kaufman County, Texas, to Myrtie and Oscar Whitworth.

He served in the Pacific Theater during WWII and was a Phillips 66 gas and oil distributor in Portales for 35 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Bertie Ruth Heflin; and a brother, Herman Whitworth.

He is survived by two daughters, Sissy Othick (and husband, Terry) of Albuquerque and Libby Sternberg (Milton) of Santa Fe; three grandchildren: Ashlee Othick of Albuquerque, Karla Sternberg of Houston, and Brock Sternberg (Rikke) of Copenhagen, Denmark; and two great-grandchildren: Liva and Ernst of Copenhagen.

Announcement by Wheeler Mortuary of Portales.