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403 North Austin Avenue
Lamesa, TX 79331
(806) 872-8335
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Nathaniel Silvas

March 23, 2001 - October 1, 2017

Funeral services for Nathaniel Silvas, 16, of Odessa will be held Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Odessa. Entombment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens Mausoleum under the direction of Branon Funeral Home. Visitation will be held Friday October 6, 2017 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Odessa. Arrangements are under the direction of Branon Funeral Home of Lamesa. Please deliver floral arrangements directly to First Baptist Church in Odessa. Nate went to heaven Sunday, October 1, 2017 in Odessa. He was born March 23, 2001 in Odessa to Tera Crossland and Luis Silvas. He was a student at Permian High School where he was enrolled in Pre AP classes and competed in Robotics. He loved streaming live video games, fast cars, and lifting weights. He was a happy, honest and giving person that lived every day to the fullest. He had an amazing sense of humor and could make anyone laugh. Nate is survived by his mother, Tera Crossland and fiancÚ, June Bug Bishop of Odessa; father, Luis Silvas of Odessa; grandparents, Kelly Crossland of Midland, Archie and Lisa Crossland of Lytle, TX, Sixto and Carmen Silvas of Odessa; 4 half sisters; aunts, Bridget Crossland, Krystle Davis, Frances Martinez, Veronica Silvas, Lupe Silvas, and Angelica Rodriquez all of Odessa; and Abigail Hernandez of Midland; uncle, David Silvas of Odessa; great-grandparents, Larry and Ellen Beaman of Highland, KS; and several cousins. He is preceded in death by his great-grandparents, Pat Beaman, Naomi Crossland, and Archie Crossland Sr. The family suggests memorials to Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MAAD) or a charity of your choice. To send condolences online, please visit


Nathaniel Silvas
March 23, 2001 - October 1, 2017


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