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George F. Fyfe, 57, died suddenly Sunday night in Hillcrest General Hospital after suffering a heart attack at his home at 1009 N. Pope St. For the past 16 years Mr. Fyfe had resided in Silver City. He was an employee of Chino Mines Division, Kennecott Copper Corp. and was one of the originators of Little League baseball in the mining district in which he was very active. He also served as an umpire in league games. Mr. Fyfe served in World War I. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Eunice Fyfe; two daughters, Joyce, a teacher in the Carlsbad schools; Shirley, a student at New Mexico Western College; a brother, David, of Grand Junction, CO, and a sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Barlow, Portland, OR. Funeral services were held Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. at the Cox Mortuary Chapel, conducted by the Rev. Clarence Crowe, of the, Baptist Church, with interment in Silver City cemetery, with full military honors.

GAD: Lee Gad, 68, a resident of Phoenix, died Sunday. He was a former resident of Silver City, where he owned Southwest Transit Mix and was active with the American Legion. Mr. Gad, who was born in Huntington, N.Y., retired in 1992. He worked as a certified public accountant in El Paso, Texas, for about 15 years. He was a veteran of World War II and the Korean War, serving as a navigator and attaining the rank of captain. In addition to his membership in the American Legion, he was a Mason and Shriner. Mr. Gad is survived by his wife, Pat Gad; three sons, Scott M. Gad and Chris Gad, both of El Paso, and Shayne Gad of North Carolina; two stepsons, Dan King of Santa Clara, Calif., and Scott M. King of Phoenix; and two stepdaughters, Janie King of Los Angeles and Teresa Wood of Derwood, MD. He is also survived by seven grandchildren. Visitation will start at 9 a.m. Thursday at Paradise Chapel Funeral Home in Phoenix. The funeral service will follow at 10.

GADBERRY: Funeral services were held Monday at Alamogordo under the direction of Mullins Hamilton Funeral Home, for Roy Gadberry, 50, of Silver City, who died Friday in Las Cruces. Services were conducted by Walter Allen Brown of Columbus, Tex., and Melton Bruster, Slaton, Tex. Pallbearers included Ron Turner, Jeff Turner, Glenn Young and Carroll Jacobs of Silver City. He is survived by his widow, Hazel of Silver, City; a daughter, Mrs. C. Holbrook, Mt. Juliet, TN; and two sons, William Lloyd, Silver City, and James Roy, New Johnsonville, TN his mother, Mrs. Elsie Gadberry, Kelson, WA; and three brothers, Alfred of Kelso, Burl of Roswell and Weldon of Gardena, CA.

GAGE: Robert Taylor Gage, 78, a longtime resident of Grant County, passed away Monday at Gila Regional Medical Center in Silver City. Mr. Gage was born in Roswell to John C. and Viola (Snyder) Gage. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the South Pacific as a telephone and telegraph installer with the 288th Signal Corps. He was employed by the New Mexico Game and Fish Department as a patrolman and trapper, and later was employed by Farmers Market in Silver City. He is survived by his wife, Mary (Muesse) Gage of Silver City; a son and daughter-in-law, John C. and Laura Gage of Morenci, Ariz.; four daughters and their husbands, Mary and Dale Leatherman, Valerie and Bill Moore, Sandra and Dave Lowry, and Cathy and Dolan Allensworth, all of Silver City; a sister, Irene Hays of Carlsbad; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Fort Bayard National Cemetery. The Rev. Lynn Burkhart, pastor of the Church of the Nazarene of Silver City will officiate. Full military honors will be accorded by American Legion Post No. 18 of Silver City. Pallbearers will be Bill Moore, Dave Lowry, Ray Leatherman, Dolan Allensworth, Richard Medina and Dale Leatherman. Arrangements are by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home of Silver City.

GAINES: Mrs. Elizabeth S. Gaines, 83, long time resident of Silver City, passed away Tuesday. Funeral services were held at the Curtis Mortuary chapel Wednesday, the Rev. Eugene Clapp of the Church of Christ conducting the rites. Burial was in Memory Lane Cemetery.

GAINES: John H. Gaines, a resident of High Rolls, died Monday in an Alamogordo hospital. He was a former Silver City resident. A retired educator, Mr. Gaines held a Bachelor of Science degree from Northwestern State College in Oklahoma and a master's degree from the University of Arkansas. He was a teacher from 1949-55 before becoming the superintendent of the Silver Consolidated School district from 1955-73. He became the principal of the Tohatchi School System in Gallup, and retired in 1982. He was a life member of the Elks Lodge and member of the New Mexico Retired Teachers Association. He is survived by his daughter, Suzanne Gilbreath and her husband, David, of High Rolls, and one grandson, Graham Gilbreath of High Rolls. He was preceded in death by his wife, Carol Gaines, and his son, John R. Gaines. Visitation will be held in Hamilton Funeral Home Chapel in Alamogordo on Wednesday from 3-5 p.m. Graveside services will be held at Fairview Cemetery in Albuquerque on Thursday at 11 a.m. Contributions may be made to New Mexico Boys and Girls Ranch.

GAINES: Luther Webb Gaines, 67, died early Saturday morning at the Ft. Bayard Hospital. He came to Hurley in 1937 from Elberton, GA. His wife, Mrs. Sue Haynie Gaines, preceded him in death about two and one-half years ago. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Barbara Porter of Safford, Arizona; four grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Betty Crawford of Elberton and Mrs. Clara Brown of Lubbock, Tex. Funeral services were held Monday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of the Curtis Mortuary with the Rev. Gordon Curty of the Bayard Methodist Church officiating. Hurley Lodge No. 55 AF&AM conducted graveside services at the Masonic Cemetery. Pallbearers were Al T. Dodson, Pearl Gigger, David A. Byington, Fred Walker, J.A. Dingman and Frank R. Sellman.

GAINES: Mrs. John H. Gaines, Sr., mother of John H. Gaines, Superintendent of Silver City Consolidated School District, passed away the past week at the family home in Stillwell, OK. Mr. and Mrs. Gaines left immediately for Stillwell upon receiving the sad news to attend funeral services which were held Sunday.

GAINES: Mrs. Susie Gaines, 63, of Hurley, passed away Wednesday at a local clinic. Survivors are her husband A. W. Gaines; a daughter, Mrs. Barbara Childers, Safford AZ, three brothers and three sisters. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Curtis Mortuary.

GALAS: Santiago Cordova Galas 75, of San Lorenzo died Monday at the Hillcrest General Hospital. He was born at Georgetown. Mr. Galaz who had served some 30 years as postmaster prior to his retirement also formerly operated a store at San Lorenzo. Survivors of the deceased include his widow, Mrs. Carolina Galas; and two brothers Gustavo of Los Angeles, CA and Alfredo of LaJoya, NM. Rosary services were held at 7:30 pm Wednesday In the Curtis Mortuary chapel with funeral mass at 9 a.m. Thursday in the San Lorenzo Catholic church the Rev Fr Julian Ordoñez officiating. Burial was in the San Lorenzo cemetery.

GALASSINI: Death last Thursday claimed Mrs. Gaetana Galassini, 78, at the home of her son in Arenas Valley. Surviving are five sons, Gene, Angelo, of Bernalillo, N. M., Don, Los Angeles; Mario, Roswell and Louis Albuquerque; four daughters, Mrs. Ann Meleteni, Bernalillo; Mrs. Derini, Carlsbad; Mrs. Georgina Rimassa, Sonora, CA, and Mrs. Viola Greenwood, Phoenix; 38 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. The body was sent to Albuquerque by the Cox Mortuary. Rosary services were held there at the Strong-Thorne Mortuary, followed by requiem high mass in St. Charles Catholic Church. Burial was in Albuquerque.

GALASSINI: Gene Galassini, 61, of Arenas Valley died Thursday in an El Paso hospital. Services will be held at 2 pm. Monday at the Church of the Good Shepherd in Silver C4ty. The Rev. Gerald Griffin will celebrate the Holy Eucharist. Burial will follow at the Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Honor guard and military services will be conducted by the New Mexico State Police and Masonic services will be conducted by Joe Delk.

Mr. Galassini was born July 29, 1923, in the small mining town of Koehler, N.M. He was one of 12 children born to Italian immigrants Gaetana Donati and John Galassini. He graduated from High School in 1941 and then served with the U.S. Navy as a chief motor machinist mate, and following World War II, he came to Silver City. He married Irene Chancy of Santa Rita on March 23, 1947 and he worked in the mining industry here as a general mining contractor until his death. He is survived by his wife, Irene of Arenas Valley; two sons, Gene C. Galassini and his wife Rocky of Tularosa and John Galassini of Las Cruces; one daughter, Reneta Galassini of San Jose, Calif.; two grandchildren Riana and Anissa Galassini of Tularosa; one brother, Mario Galassini of Roswell; three sisters, Lena Perini, of Carlsbad, Georgina Rimassa of Sonora, CA, and Viola Hornback of Phoenix, AZ; Jan Milton, a close family friend, of Galveston, TX; and a number of nieces and nephews and many dear friends. He was a member of Santa Rita Masonic Lodge No. 44 AF&AM, Scottish Rite Temple of Las Cruces, the Order of the Eastern Star, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Pallbearers will be Gene Galassini, John Galassini, Albert Galassini, Lincoln Galassini, David Kelly and Bill Kelly. Honorary pallbearers will be Chas Holman, Gene Tow, John Hill, Hal Hopson, Check Montgomery, Robert Carrillo, Clede “Sarge” Sisk, Bill Chancy, Frank Winkler, David Akers and Rudy Rosales, In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Episcopal Church of the Good Sheppard.

GALASSINI: Kenneth Galassini, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gene Galassini, of Silver City, was killed in a highway accident in Nevada on Tuesday. Details of the accident were not immediately available. The youth was serving in the Navy. He was a graduate of Silver High School. Funeral arrangements are pending.

GALAVIZ: Rita Miranda Galaviz, 42, of Gustine, CA, entered rest eternal Friday, Aug. 7, in Turlock, Calif. She was born Nov.26, 1955, in Santa Clara to Joe S. and Stella Armijo Miranda. She moved to California in 1955, living in Turlock and later in Gustine, where she worked as a certified nursing assistant at Emanuel Medical Center. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Turlock. Visitation will be from 3-5 p.m. Friday at Baca’s Funeral Chapels in Silver City. The rosary will be held Friday at 7 p.m. at Santa Clara Catholic Church. Mass will be celebrated Saturday at 11 a.m., also at Santa Clara Catholic Church. Burial will follow at the Santa Clara Cemetery. Father Dan Porter will officiate all services. Pallbearers will be Joe Adam Miranda, Ruben Miranda, John Miranda, Mathew Burrows, Ron Sierra and James Silva. She is survived by a son, Greg Galaviz of Ceres, CA; a daughter, Juanita Galaviz of Ceres; three brothers, Joe Adam Miranda Mexico; and Ruben Miranda of Arizona; four sisters, Bertha Mae Sedillo, Ruby Lucero and Eva Sierra of New Mexico, and Susan Burrows of Arkansas; and one grandchild.

GALAZ: Roberto V. Galaz, a lifetime resident of San Lorenzo, died early Sunday morning in Silver City, where he was residing during his illness. He was born Nov. 4, 1916 in San Lorenzo and was a member of the San Lorenzo Catholic Church. Mr. Galaz was a retired rancher. He also retired in 1978 from Kennecott Copper Corp., where he was an electrician. He was a World War II U.S. Army veteran who served in Germany, Normandy and northern France. He was attached to A Company, 823rd Tank Destroyer Battalion, and was decorated with the Good Conduct Medal and European African Middle-Eastern ribbon with three bronze stars. The vigil service will be held tonight at seven in Baca's Funeral Chapels with Deacon Alfonso Alvarado reciting the rosary. The funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the San Lorenzo Catholic Church with the Rev. Ramon Varela officiating. The rite of committal will follow at Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Veteran’s honors will be accorded by local veterans groups. Survivors include his mother, Margarita V. Galaz of San Lorenzo; his wife, Juanita A. Galaz of Silver City; two daughters, Margie Salcido and her husband, Max of Tularosa and Florence Mae Yniguez and her husband, David of Silver City; a brother, Manuel "Chickie" Galaz and his wife, Lydia, of San Lorenzo; three sisters, Agueda Portillo of Tucson, Ariz., Elisa G. Roman of San Lorenzo and Emma Montoya and her husband, Ruben, also of San Lorenzo; and four grandchildren, Frederick Salcido and his wife, Teresa, Kevin Salcido and Korinne Yniguez, all of Las Cruces, and Valerie Yniguez of Silver City. He was preceded in death by a brother, Alejandro Galaz; a sister, Corinne Salaiz; and his father, Manuel Galaz. Casket bearers will be Alex Galaz, Steve Salaiz, Kevin Salcido, Kenneth Palmer, Bobby Portillo and Ronnie Montoya. Honorary bearers are all his nephews and nieces. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

GALBAN: Nora Galban, 42, died Sunday at Methodist Hospital in Lubbock, Texas. She was a former resident of Gila. The rosary will be held Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at St. Helen Catholic Church in Portales. Mass will be celebrated Thursday at 10 a.m., also at St. Helen Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Portales Cemetery. She was born Jan. 15, 1954, in Olin to Pasquala and Melquerdez Guerra, Survivors include her husband, Ruben Galban of Portales; four brothers, Rito Guerra of Phoenix, Mike Guerra, also of Phoenix, Henry Guerra of Silver City and Jimmy Guerra of Duncan, AZ; and three sisters, Esther Calderon of Phoenix, Clone "Joe" Guerra of Phoenix and Isabel Huerra of Portales. Services are under the direction of Wheeler Mortuary of Portales.

GALE: Judge Reuben Ray Gale of Lordsburg, father of R. H. Gale of Silver City, died Wednesday June 2, after a short illness. Funeral services were held June 4, at the LDS Chapel in Franklin AZ. Mr. Gale was born in Arizona April 12, 1883 and the family lived in Colonial Diaz, Mexico, Thatcher, and Franklin before moving to Lordsburg in 1920 where he was employed by the SP Railroad. He had been Justice of the Peace and police judge each for two year terms of office. He had been a member of the KP Lodge for more than·25 years. He is survived by his, wife, the former Florence Elizabeth Welker and by three daughters, Annie Luree Smith, Lordsburg, Vera Diel, Douglas, Leona Stockman, Bakersfield; four Sons, Ray W. Gale, San Simon; Ruben H Gale, Silver City; Avril Lamar Gale, Ft Bliss; and Lester Gale.

GALE: Mrs. Ethel Ruth Gale, 53, who had resided here for the past17 years, died Saturday following an extended illness. Mrs. Gale and her late husband, Ruben Gale, were owners and operators of the Gales Burger and Dairy Queen until the sale of the business the past year by Mrs. Gale The deceased was a past matron of the Order of Eastern Star Chapter No. 21 in Lordsburg where the Gales formerly made their home. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Lane Kimmick and Mrs. Ruth Morales of Silver City; five grandchildren; and two sisters, Mrs. Lillie Helbig of Lordsburg and Mrs. Hattie Martin of Deming. Funeral services were held Tuesday morning in the chapel of the Curtis Mortuary, with the Rec. James Wayne of the First Methodist Church officiating. Interment was in Mountain View Cemetery in Lordsburg, with the Lordsburg OES in charge of graveside services.

GALE: Mrs. R. R. Gale, mother of Harry Gale of the Dairy Queen in Silver City, passed away at her in Lordsburg this week. Funeral services were held Tuesday, with burial taking place at Franklin, Arizona. Mrs. Gale and her husband, who died several years ago, were pioneers of Lordsburg.

GALE: Raymond L. Gale, 68, a lifetime Lordsburg resident, died Thursday at Sierra Medical center in El Paso, Texas. Graveside funeral services will be held Monday afternoon at 3 at Mountain View Cemetery in Lordsburg with Stephen Hill officiating. He was born June 14, 1927, in Lordsburg to Ray Gale and Rose Mosley Gale. He was the superintendent at Texas New Mexico Power Co. power plant in Lordsburg until his retirement in 1991. Mr. Gale was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving during World War II. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and a life long Lordsburg resident until he moved to Canutillo, Texas, two years ago. He is survived a son, Jerry L. Gale, and his wife, Leila, of Canutillo; two daughters, Barbara S. Gale of Canutillo, Billie Rae Boody and her husband, Larry, of League City, Texas; a brother , Jim Gale and his wife, Jan, of Tucson, Ariz.; and two grandsons, Greg and Derek Boody, both of League City. He was preceded into death by his wife, Kathryn "Kitty” Gale, on May 16, 1989. Pallbearers will be Fred LaMarca, Bob Hall, John Hill, Tommy Chavez Jr., Bill Clark and Troy Mansfield. Honorary bearers will be Doug Strain and Brent Mansfield. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels in Deming.

GALINDO: Angela O. Galindo, 92, of Silver City, died here Thursday. She was born March 1, 1896, to Maria De La Paz Ordonez and Faustino M. Galindo in Acencion, Mexico. She had been a homemaker and had also worked for many years as a cook at a local Silver City restaurant. She was a member of the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Survivors include two sisters-in-law, Aurora Galindo of Bayard and Wilma Galindo of California, and several nephews and nieces. She was preceded in death by her three brothers, Faustino Galindo, Jesus Maria Galindo and Jose Galindo, and by her sister, Rosa Galindo Abalos. She will lie in state in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home chapel from 2-4 p.m. Sunday. The rosary will be held in the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church at 7:30 p.m. Sunday with the Mass of the resurrection to be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, also in the church. The Rev. Miguel Macaya will officiate at both services. Interment will follow in the Silver City Catholic Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Arturo Aguirre, Manuel Medina, Ernesto Treviso, C. Tias Jr., Mike Andazola and Robert Salaiz. Honorary pallbearers will be Ray Abalos, Robert Abalos, Armando Abalos, Perfecto Abalos, Larry Galindo, Daniel Galindo, Mike Galindo, Robert Galindo, Armando Galindo and Ernest Medina Jr. Arrangements are by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

GALINDO: Faustino B. Galindo, 37, a resident of Hurley, passed away Wednesday at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born Oct. 14, 1957 in Silver City to Faustino D. and Epifiana Benavidez Galindo. Mr. Galindo was an air conditioner and refrigerator technician. Calling hours will be from 3-7 p.m. today in Baca's Funeral Chapels with the rosary being recited at seven. The graveside funeral service will be held Friday at 11:30 in the morning at the Hurley Cemetery, where he will be laid to rest. Survivors include two daughters, Jeri Lee Galindo of Santa Fe Springs, Calif. and Erica Galindo of Oceanside, Calif.; four brothers, Ruben Galindo and his wife, Lillian of Hurley, Gilbert Galindo and his wife, Donna of Lakewood, CA, Joe Ray Galindo and his wife, Stephanie of Fife, WA, and Randy Soto of Hurley; two sisters, Cynthia Acosta and her husband, Joe of Silver City and Diana Galindo, also of Silver City; his grandfather, Reymundo Benavidez of Hurley; and his grandmother, Aurora Galindo of Bayard. He was preceded in death by his father, Faustino D. Galindo in May 1972 and his mother, Epifania Benavidez in February 1994. Honorary bearers will be Manuel Galindo, Armando Galindo, Roberto Galindo, Juan Padilla, Tudie Holguin, Alex Sierra and Sammy Saenz. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

GALINDO: Faustino D. Galindo, 36, died here May 3 following a lingering Illness. Mr. Galindo had resided here his entire life and was an employee of Kennecott Copper Corp. He is survived by his wife Epifiana V.; four sons: Ruben, Faustino, Gilbert, and Joe Ray; two daughters: Cynthia and Diana, all of Hurley; his parents: Mr.: and Mrs. Jose F. Galindo of Bayard; three brothers Manuel and Armando of Bayard and Roberto of Phoenix, AZ. Rosary services were recited at the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel Thursday at 7:00 p.m., burial Mass services were at 2:00 p.m. Friday in the Infant Jesus Catholic Church at Hurley, with interment following in the Hurley Cemetery. The Rev. Fr. Paul Ragazinskas officiated. Casket bearers were Alex Silva, Arthur Holguin, Leandro Ortega, Ray Benavides, Juan Padilla, and Edward Pena.

GALINDO: Death last Saturday, following a heart attack, claimed Jose B. Galindo, 49, a resident of Hurley and employee of Chino Mines. Rosary services were held Monday at the Curtis Mortuary chapel. Mass was said Tuesday morning at the Hurley Catholic Church by the Rev. Yr. Ramon Estevill. Burial took place in the Mountain View cemetery at Deming. Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Emma Galindo; two daughters, Mrs. Estella Rodriguez and Miss Emma Josephine Galindo, of Hurley; his mother, Mrs. Francisca Galindo of Columbus; three brothers, Manuel B. of Deming, Raul R. of El Paso, and Gaspar R. of San Diego, CA.

GALINDO: Jose F. Galindo, 65, died Wednesday, October 31, in Hillcrest General Hospital. Mr. Galindo was born in Columbus, New Mexico and had been a life long resident of Grant County, where he was a member of Lady of Fatima Catholic Church. He was employed by Kennecott Copper Corporation. Mr. Galindo is survived by his wife, Aurora Galindo of Bayard, three sons Manuel Galindo of Bayard, Roberto Galindo of Phoenix, Arizona, Amando Galindo of Silver City, two sisters, Angela O. Galindo of Silver City, Rosa O. Abalos of Los Angeles, California, fourteen grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Rosary recitation was November 2. at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church at 7 p.m. Mass of the Resurrection was held Nov. 3 at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard with the Reverend Father Benito S--officiating at both services. Burial followed in the Hurley Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Celso Valdez, Solomon Bustamante, Ernesto Alvidrez, Ernesto Garcia, Victor Saltero, Genero Valenzuela. Honorary pallbearers were Ruben B. Galindo Jr., Roberto Galindo, Jr. Armando Galindo, Jr., Cleo Lopez, Lorenzo Marquez and Billy Bustamante.

GALINDO: Pablo Lechuga Galindo, 76, a lifetime area resident, died Monday at his home in Deming. Visitation will begin at 2 this afternoon at Baca's Funeral Chapels in Deming. The prayer vigil will begin at 7 this evening at the funeral home. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Thursday morning at 10 at St. Ann's Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery with veteran Honors accorded. He was born Oct. 4, 1917, in Dwyer and was an Army veteran of World War II, having served in the Asiatic, Pacific European and African theaters. He was wounded in the latter and was a recipient of the Purple Heart. He was a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church, the Disabled American Veterans and the Silver City Chapter of the Military Order of the Purple Heart. Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Kina Trujillo Galindo of the home; two sons, Pablo Galindo Jr. of Riverside, Calif., and Jimmy Galindo of Deming; two daughters, Mary Tinney and Ida Medina of Playas; a sister, Lupe Saiz of Central; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Tony Trejo, Jimmy Galindo Jr., Arturo Galindo, Ray Siaz, Ray Chavez and Jim Hyatt. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Jim Ingram, Sam Grijalva, Howard Faulk, Ralph Trujillo and Joaquin Parra.

GALLAGHER: Ben Gallagher, 74, died Sunday evening in Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born April 4, 1914, in Struthers, Ohio, and had been a resident of Hurley since 1947. Mr. Gallagher retired from Kennecott Copper Corp. as an electrician after 29 years of service, and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Private services will be held by the family at a later date. Survivors are his wife, Billie, of Hurley; a daughter, Tauna, also of Hurley; two brothers and their wives, Joe and Marion Gallagher of Socorro, and Bob and Jackie Gallagher of Albuquerque; a sister and her husband, Emma and Bob Shirock of Niceville, FL; his brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Red and Jill Fortenberry of Silver City, Charles and Dola Shinn and Jack and Millie Shinn, all of Hurley, and Jerry and Darlene Shinn of Duncan, Ariz.; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a nephew, Rocky Bailey, in 1980, and by a brother, Peter Gallagher, in 1982.

GALLARDO: David Anthony Gallardo Jr., 21, died Sunday evening in his home in Central. David was a member of the Santa Clara Catholic Church, a member of the Grant County Charros and was very active in baseball. He is survived by his parents, David Sr. and Beatrice Gallardo of Central; a sister, Janet Gallardo of Central; a brother, Ronnie Gallardo of Vunia, AZ; his paternal grandmother, Mrs. Tommy Gonzales of Central ; paternal grandparents, Gavino and Margaret Gallardo of Silver City, and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Rosary recitation will be tomorrow night at 7 p.m. with Deacon Johnny Perez officiating and Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at 10 am Wednesday with the Rev. Ricardo Hinojal officiating. Both services will be at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic church in Bayard. Internment will follow at the Central cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jesus Ortiz, Richard Ortiz, Robert Gallardo, David Sierra Jr., Val Maynes, Ruben Vasquez. Honorary pallbearers are Ronnie Gallardo, Ramon Ortiz, Abe Luna, Orlando Vigil, Rudy Alvarado, and Eddie Luna.

GANTZ: Walter Louis Gantz, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul R. Gantz, died in an El Paso hospital Sunday evening. The baby was born April 15 at Hillcrest General Hospital. Shortly after birth, he became ill and his condition became so serious it was deemed necessary to remove him at once to El Paso for special treatment. The emergency trip was made using the city resuscitator en route to aid breathing. The child failed to rally and death came early Sunday evening. Funeral services were held on Wednesday afternoon at the Cox Mortuary Chapel at 3 p.m. with the Rev. Fr. Joseph Trentman, acting pastor of the St. Vincent de Paul Church officiating. Burial was in the city cemetery.

GARCIA: Mrs. Eugenia Leyba Garcia, 47 of Hurley, died Monday in a 1ocal clinic. She had resided in Hurley for 22 years. Surviving are her husband, Anselma Garcia, a Chino Mines employee three daughters, Mrs. Alfreda Puentes, Las Cruces; Mrs. Manuel Lucero, Deming; Miss Sally Garcia, Hurley; six sons, Ernest, Henry, Gilbert. Lorenzo and Eddie, all of Hurley, and Manuel, Phoenix, Ariz her mother, Mrs. Sarah F. Leyba: a brother, Rudy Leyba, Silver Bell, AZ ; three sisters, Mrs. Henry Barela, Silver Bell; Mrs. Simon Parra and Miss Lucy Leyba, Silver City and five grandchildren. Rosary services were held at 7PM on Wednesday in the Cox mortuary chapel. Mass was said at 10AM today be the Rev Fr Ramon Estevill in the Hurley Catholic church. Burial was in the Hurley cemetery.

GALLEGOS: Federico "Fred" Gallegos, 81, a resident of Bayard, entered life eternal Thursday morning at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born June 6, 1911, in Zacatecas, Mexico. Mr. Gallegos was a member of the Catholic Church. He served with the Coast Guard during World War II. He was retired from the Santa Fe Railroad. Calling hours will be from 4-9 p.m. Sunday at Baca's Funeral Chapels, where the prayer vigil will be held at 7 with Deacon Johnnie Perez officiating. The funeral liturgy will be held Monday morning at 10 at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard with the Rev. Paulus Kao officiating. The rite of committal will follow at Fort Bayard National Cemetery, where he will be laid to rest. Veteran’s honors will be accorded by Allingham-Golding Post 18 of the American Legion and members of the Disabled American Veterans. Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Cecilia Gallegos of the home; two sons, Manuel Gallegos and his wife, Mary Ellen, of Santa Fe, and Ralph Gallegos and his wife, Rose, of Alamogordo; a daughter, Rosemary Gallegos of Deming; 10 grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Casket bearers will be Freddy, David, Jon and Manuel Gallegos, Rogelio Leo and David Chavez. Honorary bearers will be Gilbert Gallegos, Erica Gallegos, Stephanie Gallegos, Cecilia Gallegos and Ana Maria Varela.

GALLEGOS: Fred Gallegos, 85, of Bayard entered eternal life Saturday, Aug. 7, at Fort Bayard Medical Center. Mr. Gallegos was born July 21, 1914, in San Marcial to Juan and Mariana Gallegos. He was a rancher and a tavern owner. Cremation was by Baca's Mimbres Crematorium. Memorial services will be held in Socorro at a later date. Survivors include his nephew, Johnnie Diaz of, Bayard and 16 other nephews and nieces. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Juan Maria and Jose Angel Gallegos; and two sisters, Delfina Gallegos Parkenson and Gertrude Gallegos Diaz.

GALLEGOS: James Anthony "Gringo" Gallegos, 14-month-old son of Joe and Rosemary Gallegos of Silver City, passed away Wednesday Dec. 27. Besides his parents, other survivors include his brothers, Joe Adam Gallegos and Jared Andrew Gallegos of the home; paternal grandparents, Joe and Delfie Gallegos of Silver City; maternal grandparents, Robert and Annie Rodriguez of Central; paternal great-grandmother, Delfina L. Castillo of Bayard; six uncles, Kenneth B. Gallegos and his wife, Elizabeth, of Phoenix, Ariz., Steven W. Gallegos and Benjamin M. Gallegos, both of Silver City, Frankie Rodriguez, Robert F. Rodriguez Jr. and Frankie "Nuni" Rodriguez, all of Central; and an aunt, Yvonne C. Rodriguez, also of Central. An evening service was conducted Friday from 7-9 at the Evening Light Tabernacle in Bayard. Funeral services were conducted today at 10 a.m. also at the Tabernacle, with the Rev. Nicolas L. Castillo Jr. officiating. Interment followed in Memory Lane Cemetery in Silver City. Serving as pallbearers were Robert F. Rodriguez Jr., Benjamin M. Gallegos, Joshua Daniel Castillo and Paul R. Castillo. Honorary pallbearers were Kenneth B. Gallegos, Steven W. Gallegos, Frankie Rodriguez, Joe Gallegos, Robert Rodriguez, Benjamin Rodriguez and Frankie "Nuni" Rodriguez.

GALLEGOS: Rosary services were held for Jose F. Gallegos in the Curtis Mortuary Chapel Sunday, at 8 p.m. Mass was recited in Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard Monday at 10 am with the Rev. Fr. Adrian St. Charles officiating. Burial followed in the Hurley cemetery. Gallegos, 70, died Friday at Ft. Bayard. He was a miner and a native of Hillsboro. He had lived in Vanadium for the past 28 years. He is survived by four sons; Juan of Santa Fe, Joe of Grants, Frank of Los Angeles, CA, and Severo of Bayard; one daughter, Mrs. Cecilia Palomarez of Bayard: 18 grandchildren, and three brothers, Rafael, Severo and Carlos all of Albuquerque: and two sisters, Mrs. Isabel Rodarte and Mrs. Flora Gonzales also of Albuquerque.

GALLEGOS: Jose S. "Charro" Gallegos, 70, a resident of Vanadium since 1943 and a retired mechanics aide, entered into rest Sunday at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born Dec. 1, 1923, in Pueblo, N.M., to the late Margarito and Isabel Martinez Gallegos. Mr. Gallegos was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Bayard. Calling hours will begin Wednesday afternoon at 4 at Baca's Funeral Chapels with a prayer service there at 7 p.m. A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Vanadium Cemetery. Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Emma Gallegos of the home; a son, Joe Gallegos Jr. of Vanadium; his daughters and sons-in-law, Gloria and Lorenzo Garcia of Vanadium, Ida and Juan Cuellar of Vanadium, Mary Lou and Hector Arias of Vanadium, and Hortencia Gallegos of Silver City; a sister and brother-in-law, Fidela and Juan Dimas of Yuma, AZ; and his grandchildren, Jackie and Johnny Cuellar, Lorenzo, Eugene and Adam Garcia, and Jesus, Consuelo and Eric Arias, all of Vanadium. Serving as casket bearers will be Lorenzo Garcia Sr., Juan Cuellar, Lorenzo Garcia Jr. and Donald Riley. Honorary bearers will be Eugene Garcia and Jesus Arias.

GALLEGOS: Lucia Heredia Gallegos, 81, passed away Saturday. She was born in San Lorenzo in 1904 and was a lifelong resident of Grant County, and she was a communicant of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard. She is survived by two daughters, Martha Belew of Santa Clara, CA, and Flora Gary of Silver City; one stepdaughter, Emma Garcia of Bayard; three sons, Sam H. Gallegos of Deming, Martin H. Gallegos of Fullerton, CA, and Ben H. Gallegos of Santa Fe; three stepsons, Paul Gallegos of Albuquerque and Luciano Gallegos and Cosme Gallegos, both of Carrizozo; four sisters, Telesfora Trujillo of Faywood, Agueda Sanchez of Bayard and Nellie Jones and Julia Vasquez, both of Silver City; a brother, Dolores Heredia of Central; 14 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Rosary will be recited by Daniel Misquez, cousin of Mrs. Gallegos, tonight at 8 in Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church and interment will follow in Memory Lane Cemetery. The Rev. Melchior Dano will officiate at both services. Pallbearers will be Tom Gonzales, John Gonzales, Rick Gary, Ben Gallegos Jr., Patti Griego, and Peggy Lucero.

GALLEGOS: Martin C. Gallegos, 94, died Tuesday, October 23, in Bayard. Mr. Gallegos was born in La Luz, New Mexico and lived in Grant County since 1942. He was a retired boilermaker for Kennecott Copper Corporation. Mr. Gallegos and his wife Lucy had just celebrated their fiftieth wedding anniversary on August 29. He is survived by his wife, Lucy H. Gallegos of Bayard, two daughters, Mrs. Richard Garcia of Bayard, Mrs. Flora Gary of Silver City, six sons, Luciano Gallegos of Carrizozo, Paul Gallegos of Albuquerque, Cosme Gallegos of Carrizozo, Sam Gallegos of Deming, Martin Gallegos, Jr., of Fullerton, California, and Ben Gallegos of Santa Fe, also thirty grandchildren, sixty great-grandchildren and thirteen great great grandchildren. Rosary recitation was held Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 7:30 p.m. at the Curtis-Bright Chapel. Mass of the Resurrection will be at our Lady of Fatima Church in Bayard at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, with the Reverend Father Benito Syen officiating at both services. Burial will follow in Memory Lane Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers are, Carlos Gallegos, Arthur Garcia, Johnny Gonzales, Tommy Gonzales, Ben Gallegos, Jr., and Roy Veban. Honorary pallbearers are, Charlie Smith, Rick Gary, Emilio Arellano, John Maestas, Daniel Misquez, Ruben Misquez, Benacio Misquez, Frankie Gallegos, David Gallegos and J.L. Wysong.

GALLEGOS: Salvador Gallegos, 53, died November 18 in an El Paso hospital. Mr. Gallegos had lived in Grant County since 1965 where he was a contractor in the rock wall business. He is survived by his wife, Anastacia Gallegos of Silver City, Rafaela Gallegos , Olga Gallegos all of Silver City, two sons Salvador Gallegos, Jr., and Roman Gallegos both of Silver City, four sisters, Manuela Guillen of El Paso, Texas, Ramona Hernandez of Dallas, Texas, Teresa Clark, Hortencia Me--- both of El Paso, Texas and several nieces and nephews. Rosary recitation was held Tuesday evening at the Curtis-Bright Chapel. Mass of the Resurrection was held Wednesday morning Nov. 21, at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Monsignor A. James Milano officiating at both services. Burial followed in the Silver City Catholic Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Apolinar Quesada, Salvador Gallegos, Jr., Rito Orrantia, Elfigo A. Jurado, Jesus Gallegos and Ramon Bejerano.

GALLEGOS: Tomas D Gallegos, 65, a pioneer rancher of Hillsboro, Sierra County, died in Hillcrest General Hospital last Thursday. Rosary services were held at the Santa Clara Catholic Church Friday evening, followed by mass Saturday morning. Burial took place in the Hillsboro cemetery. Funeral arrangements were under direction of the Cox Mortuary. Survivors are two sons, Tomas, Jr., and Manuel, Central; six daughters, Mrs. Fred Gutierrez, Mrs. Joe Arrellin and Mrs. Joe Becerra, Central; Mrs. Tom Trujillo, Bayard; Mrs. Joe Gamboa, Phoenix; Mrs. Luz Lechuga, Hurley; a brother, Frank Gallegos, Safford; two sisters, Mrs. Lupe Duran, and Miss Catalina Gallegos, Los Angeles, and 18 grandchildren.

GALLO: Frederick C. Gallo, 68, of El Paso, a WW I veteran, died last Friday at the Veterans hospital at Fort Bayard. Funeral services were held at El Paso, followed by burial in the Fort Bliss National cemetery.

GALLOSA: Paul Holguin Gallosa, 24, resident of Deming, died May 12 in a one car accident nine miles east of Lordsburg on Interstate 10. He was born January 18, 1960 in Deming and was presently employed in construction work in Arizona. Rosary services were held May 14 at Baca's Wheeler Mortuary Chapel. Funeral Mass was held May 15 at St. Ann's Catholic Church. Fr. Jesus De Avilucea officiated and interment followed at Mountain View Cemetery. He is survived by his parents, Vicente Gallosa of Deming and Chila Gallosa of Lordsburg; six brothers, Dario Zuniga of CA, George Holguin and Manuel Gallosa of Deming, Sammy Gallosa and David Holguin of Lordsburg and Jesus Gallosa Silver City; four sisters, Guadalupe Zuniga, Frances Barela and Sylvia Gallosa of Deming and Angie Gallosa of Las Cruces; grandparents, Maria Gallosa and Francisco Holguin of Deming. Pallbearers were Mario Grado, Francisco Grado, Rudy Estrada, Pete Gallosa, Fernando Holguin and Ernie Holguin.

GALLOSA: An evening service for Pete "Cookie" Gallosa Jr., 45, of Deming will be at 7 pm. Mass of the Resurrection will be at noon Friday at St Ann’s Catholic Church. Gallosa died Sunday in Deming. Internment will follow in Mountain View cemetery. Survivors include his wife Gina; his parents Pedro Sr. and Pfelia Gallosa; son Jaime; daughter Elisa; brothers, Frank Gallosa, all of Deming, Angel Gallosa of Phoenix and sisters, Martha Garcia and Christy Lopez, Rosie Baca Adina Gonzales all of Deming; and one grandson.

GAMBLIN: Rebecca C. "Becky" Gamblin, 88 of Silver City passed away Sunday, May 2, at Gila Regional Medical Center. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Bright Funeral Home. Memorial services will be conducted at 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 11, at the First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Scott Penrod officiating. Interment of cremains will be in East Resthaven Cemetery in Phoenix. Ms. Gamblin was born Dec. 16, 1910, in Phoenix, the daughter of Leonidas Duane Curty and Margaret Tate Curty. She is survived by one nephew, Duane L. Brockett of Silver City, and one niece, Helene Yeagon, and her husband, Orlan, of Sumner, WA. Ms. Gamblin graduated from high school in Chandler, Ariz., in 1927. After graduation, she attended Arizona State Teachers College in Flagstaff. In 1939, she received her Bachelor of Science degree in education from New Mexico State Teachers College. Ms. Gamblin received her master's degree in education in 1953 from Western New Mexico University. She taught school at Central Elementary from 1939 until 1953. She retired in 1973 from the Cobre District after teaching as an English teacher for more than 20 years. Concurrently throughout her teaching career, she began and directed the Chancel Choir at First United Methodist Church in Silver City. Ms. Gamblin's love of music enlightened and inspired many hearts. She is still remembered for her strong musical direction after 44 years of service. She retired as choir director from First Methodist in 1989. Her memory and music still lingers in many hearts today. Memorials may be made to the First united Methodist Church Music Ministry.

GAMBOA: Manuela (Sierra) Gamboa, 80, a former Hanover resident, died Nov. 7 in Merced, Calif. She is survived by a daughter, Louisa Hermosillo of Merced; a son, Reymundo Villines of Hawthorne, NV; two brothers, Jose Sierra of Hanover and Alex Sierra of Tucson, Ariz; and four sisters, Nacha Cobo and Victoria Arizaga of Hanover, Lupe Tapia of Superior, Ariz., and Jerry Curriel of Hutchinson, Kan. Funeral services were held in Merced on Nov. 12.

GAMMON: Helen Marie Gammon, 90, a Silver City resident, entered eternal rest Saturday at Gila Regional Medical Center. She was born Jan. 16, 1906, in Nashville, Tenn., to James and Ellen Shingleton. She was a retired secretary who moved to Silver City six months ago. She was a member of the Senior Club at Christ the King Parish in Kansas City, KS, prior to coming to Silver City. She is survived by a son, Bill Gammon, and his wife, Pat, of Houston; a daughter, Pat Elgin, and her husband, Gus, of Silver City: and six grandchildren, Mickey Bulalini of Houston, Bill Gammon of Houston, Mike Elgin of Silver City, Kathy Toney of Silver City, LeAnn Elgin of Tucson, Ariz., and Tricia Barajas of Taos. She is also survived by six great grandchildren. Mrs. Gammon was preceded in death by her husband, William Gammon, in March 1978. A funeral mass was to be celebrated today at 2 p.m. at the family home with the Rev. Jon Alexander of St. Francis Newman Center officiating. Internment will follow at a later date at Mount Olivet cemetery in Kansas City.

GANDARA: Feliciano Pena Gandara, 74, a lifelong resident of Lordsburg, died Sunday at his home. He was born June 9, 1920 to Francisco and Angela (Pena) Gandara in Valadon, NM. He enlisted in the Civilian Conservation Corps and later in 1940 enlisted in the U.S. Army, completing his tour of duty Sept. 25, 1945. A Purple Heart recipient, he remained interested in military history throughout his life. Mr. Gandara was a parishioner of St. Joseph's Catholic Church and retired from El Paso Natural Gas Co. He is survived by his faithful wife of 51 years, Maria Natividad Limon Gandara; his children, Arturo Gandara and his wife, Patricia of Sacramento, Calif., Olga Gandara of Albuquerque, Loreto Gandara and her husband, William E. Hudson of Providence, R.I., and Rogelio Gandara and his wife, Suzan, of Anaheim, Calif. He is also survived by five grandchildren, three brothers; two sisters; and several nieces and nephews. The prayer vigil (rosary) will begin at seven tonight in the Lordsburg Funeral Home chapel. The funeral liturgy will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church with the Rev. Karl Polm Fadre celebrating. The rite of committal will take place Friday at 11:30 a.m. in the Santa Fe National Cemetery in Santa Fe, with Deacon Charles Bates officiating and military honors accorded by Disabled American Veterans Chapter 15. Family members selected Lordsburg Funeral Home to serve them.

GANDARA: Frances Gallardo Gandara, 62, of Lordsburg passed away Tuesday at Mimbres Memorial Hospital. She was preceded in death by her father, Placido Gandara, in 1985; her sister, Nellie Monares, in 1988; and her sister, Margaret Kling, in 1996. She is survived by her daughter, Liz Hood, and her companion, Michael Lackey, of Albuquerque; her mother, Cecilia Gandara of Lordsburg; her three brothers, Paul Gandara of El Paso, Texas, and Cornelio Gandara and his wife, Carmen, and Tommy Gandara and his wile, Teena, of Lordsburg; and her two sisters, Simona Harrison of Panorama City, Calif., and Martha Keller and her husband, Don, of Lordsburg. A prayer vigil will be held at 7 this evening at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Lordsburg with visitation beginning at 5:30 p.m. A Mass will he celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, also at St. Joseph’s, with the Rev. Virgilio Flores presiding. Pallbearers will be Tommy Gandara, David Keller, Michael Lackey, Sal Diaz Jr., Don Keller, John Salazar and Adrian Estrada. Honorary pallbearers are Cornelio Gandara, Paul Gandara, Gus Gandara, Robert Gandara, Martin Leyba, Don Kling, Donald Keller and Kenny Bejarano. Family members selected Curtis-Bright and Lordsburg Funeral Homes.

GANDARA: Gregory James Gandara, 24, a Las Cruces resident, died Monday at the Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque. The prayer vigil will be held Thursday evening at eight at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Lordsburg and the Mass of the resurrection will be celebrated at the church Friday morning at ten. Interment will follow at Shakespeare Cemetery. He was born Oct. 4, 1970 in Silver City to Gus Gandara and Pilar Chavira. He resided at the Los Lunas Hospital and Training School in Los Lunas. He is survived by his parents, Gus and Pilar Gandara of Las Cruces; two brothers, Gus Gandara Jr. and Scott Gandara and his wife, Kasandra and their children, Elena and Bryan, all of Las Cruces; his grandfather, Tony Gandara of Lordsburg; his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Jesus Chavira of Lordsburg; and his paternal grandmother, Mary De La O of Silver City. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Alfonso De La O. Pallbearers will be Gus Gandara Jr., Scott Gandara, Sonny James Herrera, Hector Chavira and David and Armando De La O. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels in Deming.

GANDARA: Manual Garcia Gandara, 26, of Silver city died this past week in Providence hospital in El Paso where he had been a patient for the past 25 days. He was a native of Mogollon and had been employed by Phelps Dodge, Tyrone. Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Betty Gandara of Silver City, and his children, Yvette, Lynn and James of Silver City; his parents Mr. and Mrs. Merced Gandara of Silver City; a brother Merced Gandara of Las Cruces; and two sisters, Mrs. Connie Munoz and Mrs. Lydia Gonzales of Silver city. Bishop Joseph Brubaker conducted the funeral service at 3 pm Saturday in the Church of Christ of the Latter Day Saints. Burial was in the Memory Lane cemetery.

GANDARA: Narciso P. Gandara, 75, of Central entered eternal rest Wednesday in Silver City. He was born Oct. 29, 1914, in Virden. He was a lifelong Grant County resident. Mr. Gandara retired from Chino Mines as a haulage truck driver. He was known by his co-workers as "Three-Two." He was a member of the Santa Clara Catholic Church and the Santa Clara Men's Club. He was a past member of Local 890 of the steelworkers union. Calling hours were to be today from 2-5 this afternoon in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. The vigil service will be held tonight at 7 in the Santa Clara Catholic Church, where the funeral liturgy service will be held Friday morning at 10. The Rev. Mike Lindsay will officiate. The committal rite service will follow in the Central Cemetery where he will be laid to rest. Survivors include his wife, Alice Gandara of Central; a son Frank Johnston and his wife, Julia, of Silver City; a daughter, Alice Diaz and her husband, Hector, of Silver City; and two brothers, Merced Gandara of Silver City, and Antonio Gandara of Lordsburg. He is also survived by seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and numerous nieces and nephews. Casket bearers will be Charles Johnston, John David Johnston, Tommy Gandara, Manuel Torres, Narciso Torres and John Ruiz. Honorary bearers will be the remaining family members and friends.

GANDARA: Odilia Garcia Gandara, 75, a resident of Silver City, entered eternal rest Saturday evening at Gila Regional Medical Center. She was born Sept.25, 1915, in Mogollon, and had been a Grant County resident for 49 years. Mrs. Gandara was a homemaker and member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Funeral services will be held Wednesday morning at 10 in the LDS Church, with Bishop Rex Stailey officiating. Concluding services will follow in Memory Lane Cemetery, where she will be laid to rest. Survivors include her husband, Merced P. Gandara of Silver City; a son, Merced Gandara Jr. and his wife, Rosa, of Las Cruces; two daughters, Connie Munoz and her husband Lorenzo, of Silver City, and Lydia Gonzales and her husband, Apolonio, of Mesa, Ariz.; a special kind of daughter, Betty Maldonado of Silver City; a brother, Antonio Dominguez of Los Angeles; a sister, Amalia Gandara of Silver City; 26 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sons, Richard Gandara, at infancy, and Manuel Gandara, in 1967, and by seven brothers, Silfredo, Roberto, Manuel, Enrique and Manuel Garcia, and Arturo and Gustavo Dominguez. Casket bearers will James Gandara, Sam Munoz, Robert Gonzales, Donald Gonzales, Paul Gandara, Joey Gandara, Jared Gandara and Leroy Maldonado. Honorary bearers will be Wayne Hall, Tony Dominguez, Luis Dominguez, Arturo Arellano and Ray Leyba.

GANDARA: Pascual P. Gandara, 71, of Silver City, died Saturday in El Paso, Texas. Mr. Gandara was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Second Ward, in Silver City. He was born in Shakespeare, lived awhile in Mogollon, and lived most of his life in Grant County. He is survived by his wife, Amalia Gandara of Silver City; two daughters, Ernestina Rosales of Mesa, Ariz., and Elva Ramirez of Fort Hood, Texas; one son, Jared Gandara of Silver City; one sister, Mary Dominguez of Silver City; three brothers, Narciso Gandara of Central, Merced Gandara of Silver City and Antonio Gandara of Lordsburg; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation and services will be held in the Church of Jesus Christ of Later-day Saints with visitation Tuesday at 1 p.m. and services at 2 p.m. Bishop Oscar Davis will officiate. Interment will follow in Memory Lane Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Paul Gandara, Gustavo Gandara, Tony Dominguez, Merced Gandara Jr., Felix Valenzuela and James Gandara. Honorary pallbearers will be Merced Gandara, Leonard Ramirez, Apolonio Gonzales, Raul Turrieta, Jared Gandara, Placido Dominguez and Mancel Mortensen.

GANEROS: Mrs. Josefa Ganeros, 91, died at her Silver City home Sunday. She had lived in Grant County for 69 years. The Rev. Fr. Henry Saxon officiated at a rosary service at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel of the Curtis Mortuary and at the funeral mass at 9 a.m. Wednesday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Burial will be in the Catholic Cemetery. Surviving Mrs. Ganeros are a daughter, Mrs. Joe A. Acosta, a sister, Mrs. Juana Candelaria, nine grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

GANONG: Willis Earl Ganong, of Silver City passed away Friday at Horizon Southwest Nursing Home. Mr. Ganong was born in Choteau, MT, the son of Edgar Ganong and Eleanor Bietlick Ganong. Mr. Ganong married Adina E. Monge on Dec. 27, 1939, in Longview, Wash. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Adina; three daughters, Eleanor Murphy and her husband, Joseph, of Homer, Alaska, Joanna Beachy and her husband, Roger, of Nordland, WA, and Marnie Wright of Piano, TX; three granddaughters, Heidi Ives of Colorado Springs, CO, Kristina Scheib of Los Angeles, CA, and Amanda Hawkins of Lewisville, TX; one brother, Edward Ganong of Gold Beach, OR; and two near relatives, Jim Schieb of Denver, and Jim Wright of Colorado Springs, CO. Mr. and Mrs. Ganong moved in 1946 from Longview to mountains in Summit County, CO, where he worked on the early construction of Arapahoe Basin Ski Area. He was an active ski patrolman and a member of the National Ski Patrol. He served on the ski patrol at the 1960 Winter Olympics in Squaw Valley, CA. Mr. Ganong retired from Public Service Company of Colorado after 26 years of service. In 1989, Mr. and Mrs. Ganong moved to Silver City. He was an avid fisherman, and loved snow-skiing and kayaking. Mr. Ganong in his early days was in the international kayaking race on the Colorado River. He a1so loved fishing with his daughter, Eleanor. Mr. Ganong was instrumental in training his daughters in downhill skiing for competition. The three daughters competed in the junior national championship and all three placed among the top 10 competitors. Bright Funeral Home has charge of arrangements

GANT: Geraldine L. Gant, 53, died Sunday, August 26, in Hillcrest General Hospital. Mrs. Gant was born in Alamogordo, NM and had been a resident of Grant County for 10 years. She is survived by her husband, Charles L. Gant of Tyrone, two sons, Charles L. Gant, Jr., of Mons, Belgium, James E. Gant of Tyrone, a brother, Curtis A. Lee of Kelso, WA and six grandchildren. Cremation was at Fairview Park Crematory and memorial services will be held at a later time. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First Baptist Church of Silver City.

GANTZ: Constance B. Gantz, 74, passed away Friday at Ft. Bayard after a lengthy illness. She was born June 17, 1916, to Joseph and Josephine Benecki in Hamtramck, MI. She was married in 1951 to Paul R. Gantz, who preceded her in death in 1984. Together, they owned and operated Paul R. Gantz Jewelry in Silver City. She was also preceded in death by an infant son, Walter Louis Gantz. Mrs. Gantz was involved in many organizations, her favorites were the Silver City Woman's Club and the Business and Professional Women's organization. She was also a longtime member of St. Vincent's Catholic Church. Mrs. Gantz is survived by her son, Stanley C. Gantz and his wife, Debbie of Silver City, and Paul R. Gantz, Jr., and his wife, Rita of San Diego. She is also survived by two grandsons; a sister, J Kane Skutnik of Hamtramck, MI; and numerous nieces and nephews. A rosary will be at 7 p.m. Sunday at Curtis-Bright Mortuary and funeral mass will be said at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Memory Lane Cemetery in Silver City. Pallbearers will be members of the Masonic Lodge. The family requests that donations be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation in lieu of flowers. The family members selected Curtis-Bright Funeral Home to serve them.

GANTZ: Paul R. Gantz, 88, died March 16 at the Ft. Bayard Medical Center after a long illness. He was born in Industry, IL, on Sept. 27, 1895, the son of Oscar C. and Nellie C. Gantz. Mr. Gantz attended the University of Utah. During his first year as a law student, he enlisted with the U.S. Army Air Corps. He served in World War I. After his discharge as a sergeant, he contracted tuberculosis and was admitted to Fort Bayard on Oct. 20, 1920 where he was hospitalized for 2 1/2 years. Survivors include his wife Constance, whom he married on March 31, 1951. Their first-born, Walter Louis, died in his infancy. The 2nd son, Stanley, is manager of the store in Silver City and is married to the former Deborah Matthews. Paul's son, Paul R. Gantz Jr., is married and living in Subic Bay, the Republic of the Philippines. A brother, Louis K, preceded Mr. Gantz in death in 1975. Other survivors are a grandson, Eric Paul of Subic Bay; a niece, Mrs. Aline Nell Morr of Milton, FL; two cousins, Mrs. Mary Bohan of Palm Beach Shores, FL, and Mrs. Isabel Campbell of Milton. Visitation was held March 20 at the Wheeler Funeral Home, followed by services held March 21 at the Wheeler Chapel with the Rev. Harry Summers officiating. Burial was held in Memory Lane Cemetery with graveside services conducted by the Masonic Lodge and Allingham-Golding Post No. 18 of the American Legion. A special escort to the cemetery was provided by the N.M. State Police, the Grant County Sheriff's Department and the N.M. Mounted Patrol. Pallbearers were members of the Masonic Lodge, Bill Colby, Gerald McKinney, Harold Rutishauser, Elmer Salars, Ollie McCrary and Joe Welsh. Honorary pallbearers were his friends and close associates.

GANTZ: Walter Louis Gantz, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul R. Gantz, died in an El Paso hospital Sunday evening. The baby was born April 15 at Hillcrest General Hospital. Shortly after birth, he became ill and his condition became so serious it was deemed necessary to remove him at once to El Paso for special treatment. The emergency trip was made using the city resuscitator en route to aid breathing. The child failed to rally and death came early Sunday evening. Funeral services were held on Wednesday afternoon at the Cox Mortuary Chapel at 3 p.m. with the Rev. Fr. Joseph Trentman, acting pastor of the St. Vincent de Paul Church officiating. Burial was in the city cemetery.

GARCIA: Adelaide (Addie) Garcia, 68, died Saturday, Dec. 16 in Hurley. Mrs. Garcia was born in Silver City and was a life long resident of Grant County. She is survived by her husband David V. Garcia of Bayard, her daughter Barbara Delgado of Bayard, two sons, David M. Garcia, Jr., of Tucson, Ariz., Wallace M. Garcia of Silver City, three sisters, Annie Montoya of Silver City, Lupe Apodaca of Hurley, Susie Madrid of Silver City, twelve grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Rosary recitation was 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 19, in the Curtis-Bright Chapel. Mass of the Resurrection was 10 a.m., Wed., in Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Monsignor A. James Milano officiating at both services. Burial followed in Silver City Catholic Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Steve Garcia, Eddie Joe Garcia, Sammy Delgado, Ronnie Delgado, David Garcia and Larry Garcia. Honorary pallbearers were Willie Mawson, Dewey Mawson, Abe Madrid, Robert Madrid, Vidal Madrid, and Arnold Gomez.

GARCIA: Adrian Garcia, 83, a resident of Silver City, entered eternal rest Monday morning in Hacienda de Salud nursing home. He was born Aug. 23, 1907 in Cuchillo, N.M. He was a teacher, rancher and store owner, and also served as treasurer for Sierra County and commissioner for Catron County before retiring in Grant County. Calling hours are to be from 2-9 p.m. today in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels, where vigil services will be held at 7 p.m. with Deacon Johnnie Perez officiating. The funeral liturgy service will be held Friday morning at 9 in the St. Francis Newman Center with the Rev. George Reynolds officiating. Committal rite services will follow in Memory Lane Cemetery, where he will be laid to rest. Survivors include a daughter, Esther Morris of Silver City; a brother, Eduardo Garcia of Central; a sister, Virginia Montoya of Truth or Consequences; two grandsons, Gilbert Rodriguez of Albuquerque, and Kevin Rodriguez of Silver City; and two great-grandchildren, J.R. and Sara Rodriguez of Albuquerque. He was preceded in death by his wife, Alfides Tafoya Garcia, in January of this year, and by nine brothers and sisters. Casket bearers will be Kevin and Gilbert Rodriguez, Fred and Jeff Morris, and Jeff and Tim Garcia. Honorary bearers will be Emilio Montoya, Eduardo and Henry Garcia, Bernie Sansing and Herman Chavez. In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer donations to the Sister Neria Gross, Transportation Fund, Silver City, NM.

GARCIA: Agapito Garcia, 67, Iife-long resident of Grant County and pioneer miner, died last Friday. He was a retired employee of Chino Mines and widely respected in mining circles. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Ida A Garcia; three sisters, Mrs. Benina Castillo, Tucson, Mrs. Nora Trujillo, Silver City, and Mrs. Alejandro Bencomo, Santa Rita: 12 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Funeral services were held Sunday evening at the Cox mortuary chapel followed by requiem mass Monday at 10:30 in the Pinos Altos Catholic church. Burial took place in the cemetery there.

GARCIA: Alejandro G. "Alex" Garcia, 79, a lifelong area resident, died Monday in Arenas Valley. The prayer vigil will be held tonight at 7 at St. Ann's Catholic Church in Deming. The funeral liturgy will be held at the church at 10 Thursday morning with the Rev. Juan Almarza officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. He was born Feb. 25, 1913, in Deming. Mr. Garcia was a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church. He worked as a cook at Rio Mimbres Country Club, in the school cafeteria and at Santa Rita. He was a member of the League of the Sacred Heart and the Cursillista of St. Ann's Catholic Church. Survivors include his wife, Francisca, of the home; two sons, Alex P. Garcia Jr. of Las Cruces and Pete P. Garcia of Warner Robins, Ga.; five daughters, Ventura Villegas of Arenas Valley, Mary Lou Garcia of Albuquerque, Estela P. Garcia of Silver City, Jennie Quesada of Pico Rivera, Calif., and Cecilia Morales of Las Cruces; 18 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Ramon G. Garcia and Natividad Garcia. Pallbearers will be the grandsons, Paulino Villegas Jr., Reynaldo Villegas, Ted Bear, Dean Leach, Javier Andrew Garcia and Frank Garcia. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Ann's Catholic Church, 400 S. Ruby, Deming, NM 88030. Baca's Funeral Chapels of Deming is in charge of arrangements.

GARCIA: Alfides Tafoya Garcia, 76, of Silver City, died Tuesday in the University Medical Center in Tucson, AZ. She was born Sept. 23, 1913 in Monticello and was a member of the Catholic Church. She was retired from the U.S. Postal Service and had resided in Silver City the last 12 years, having moved here from Quemado. Her hobbies included listening to music, crocheting, working with ceramics, and collecting coins and Indian artifacts. Calling hours for Mrs. Garcia are today from 2-9 p.m. in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels, where rosary services will be recited at 7 p.m. Mass of the Christian burial will be celebrated Friday morning at 10 in the St. Francis Newman Center. Concluding services will follow in Memory Lane Cemetery with Rev. Richard Lynch officiating. Survivors include her husband, Adrian Garcia of Silver City; one daughter, Esther Morris of Silver City; two brothers, Richard Ricarte of Longview, Texas and Joe Tafoya of Quemado; one sister Emelia Chavez, also of Quemado, her grandchildren Gilbert Rodriguez and his wife, Teresa, of Albuquerque and Kevin Rodriguez and his wife, Janie, of Silver City; her great grandchildren, J.R. and Sarah Rodriguez both of Albuquerque; and several nephews and nieces. Casket bearers will be Elias and Jeff Garcia, Gilbert and Kevin Rodriguez, Jeff Morris and Maurice Aragon. Honorary bearers will be Fred Morris, Henry and Eduardo Garcia, Emilio Montoya, and Bernie Sansing. In lieu of flowers; the family has requested that donations be made to the Sister Neria Gross Transportation Fund. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

GARCIA: Alphonso (Al) Diaz Garcia, 27, died Friday in a rural area near Grants as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Mr. Garcia was born and raised in Silver City and lived in Zuni for five years, where he was the manager of Atex L.P. Gas. Mr. Garcia was a 1972 graduate of Silver High School where he was a member of the football team. He subsequently served four years in the Navy Seabees. He is survived by his wife, Lucy Garcia of Zuni; a daughter Roxanne of the home; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Manuel C. Garcia of Silver City; a sister, Diana D. Garcia of Silver City; his maternal grandmother, Mrs. Maria V. Cruz of Hanover; his paternal grandmother Josephina Costales Polanco of Tucson; an aunt, Mrs. Beatrice Espinosa of El Paso; three uncles, Salvador Vasquez of Silver City, Guillermo Placencio of Tucson and Eleno Vasquez of Las Cruces; numerous nieces and nephews. Rosary Recitation was held Monday in the Curtis-Bright Chapel. Mass of the resurrection was held Tuesday at Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Cemetery with the American Legion Post No. 18 conducting the graveside services. Serving as pallbearers were, Michael Elias, Abel Ortega, James Palacios, Al Griego, Paul Padilla and Louie Diaz. Honorary pallbearers were, Billy Gonzales, Eloy Sierra, Herman Pioche, Nicky Pioche, Frank Granado, Joe Ray, Danny Arsola, Steve Grilley, Dempsey Bitsui, Tony Blar, Stanley Kurley, Toby Villanueva and Elvis Waseta.

GARCIA: Amalia M. Garcia, died unexpectedly Sept. 26, in Natividad Medical Center in Salinas, Calif. She was 82. A native of Santa Rita, Mrs. Garcia had lived in Salinas for 45 years and was a homemaker. She is survived by her husband, Frank K. Garcia of Salinas; two sons, Frank M. Garcia Jr. of San Jose, Calif., and Sam M. Garcia of Salinas; 17 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Services were held at the Healey Mortuary. A rosary was recited at 6 p.m. Sept. 28 at the mortuary chapel and services were held at noon Sept. 29, followed by Mass of the resurrection at Madonna del Sasso Catholic Church in Salinas. Burial was in the Queen of Heaven Cemetery, also in Salinas.

GARCIA: Angel L. “El Tio” Garcia, 88, died Thursday in Silver City. Mr. Garcia was a communicant of Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley and a retired employee of Kennecott. He worked as a subforeman in the foundry and retired in 1957. He is survived by a son, Freddie A. Garcia of Bayard; two grandsons, Alonzo T. Garcia of San Carlos,’ Calif., and Rene T. Garcia of Las Cruces; a great-grandchild, Nicole Garcia of Las Cruces; and several nieces and nephews. Rosary recitation will be at 7:30p.m. Sunday at Wheeler Funeral Home Chapel and Mass of the Resurrection will he celebrated at 10 a. in Monday at Infant Jesus Catholic Church Officiating at the services will be the Rev, Benito Suen Serving as pallbearers will 1w Willie Amador, Arturo Garcia, Ruben Garcia, Carlos Lucero, Victor Soltero and Lorenzo Munoz. Internment will be in the Hurley cemetery.

GARCIA: Angel T. Garcia died Saturday at Providence Memorial Hospital in El Paso, following a brief illness. Mr. Garcia, who was born in Silver City in 1903, was orphaned at an early age. As a youngster he lived with relatives in Arizona until returning to Silver City where he was cared for by the sisters at St. Mary’s. He worked for Schadel’s Bakery in the 1920’s and subsequently went to work for the Kearny Mine. When the mine closed he was employed by U. V. Industries, retiring from that company in 1968 for health reasons. Mr. Garcia was an active member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and a member of LULAC. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Juana C. Garcia of Silver City; three daughters. Mrs. Cecilia Avila of San Francisco, CA, Mrs. Jennie Dunkerst, San Manuel, AZ, and Mrs. Mary F. Martinez of Whittier, CA, one son, Angel Q. Garcia of Monterrey Park, CA, four grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Survivors also include three sisters, Mrs. Socorro Trejo of Silver City, Mrs. Maxine Bernal of Los Angeles, CA, and Mrs. Pauline Altamirano of Lordsburg. Rosary services were recited Tuesday, at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with the Funeral Mass said there Wednesday, February 2. Interment followed in the Catholic Cemetery with Monsignor A. James Milano officiating. Serving as pallbearers were Steve Chacon, Edwardo Flores, Arturo Terre---, Leonardo Triviso, Edwardo Triviso and Ferman Rodriguez.

GARCIA: Funeral services for Mrs. Anita Quintana Garcia who died Tuesday morning will be held this afternoon at 4:30 at the St. Vincent de Paul church. The body lay in state at the A HA Lodge room on Pinos Altos St. Mrs. Garcia was born in Fierro on Oct 5, 1909. She is survived by her husband Angel T Garcia; two daughters, Mrs. Jennie Dunkherst and Mary Frances; Mrs. Juanita Quintana of Silver City; two sisters, Mrs. Consuelo Rosas of Fierro and Anita Castillo of Los Angeles; and two brothers, Pedro Quintana and Francisco Arrayano of Los Angeles.

GARCIA: Rosary services were held Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at the Curtis Mortuary chapel for Mrs. Antonia A Garcia, 65, of Hurley, who died at her home Monday. Mass was said at 10 am today in the Hurley Catholic Church by the Rev Fr Edward Alderette of St Joseph Parish in El Paso, a nephew of the deceased. Burial took place in the Burley cemetery. Surviving are her husband, Angel L. Garcia; a son, Fred, of Hurley: a brother, Albino Amador, and sister, Mrs. Donaciana Garcia, both of Rincon and a nephew, Benny Rodriguez, Hurley.

GARCIA: Antonio "Tony" Garcia, 91, a resident of Mountainair, entered eternal rest Monday at Fort Bayard Medical Center. He was born May 10, 1904, in Gallup. He worked for the Santa Fe Railroad for 44 years, until his retirement in 1967. He retired as a foreman. He is survived by two daughters, Cecilia Tapia and her husband, Jenaro, of Silver City, and Laura Griego and her husband, Paul, of Los Lunas; two sons, Tony Garcia Jr. and his wife, Vicky, of Oceanside, CA, and Richard Garcia and his wife, Karen, of Atlanta, GA; 17 grandchildren; and 27 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Louisa Garcia, and his son, Jenaro Garcia. Visitation will be Friday from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home in Mountainair. The rosary will follow at 7 p.m. The funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday morning at 10 at St. Alice Catholic Church in Mountainair, followed by burial at the Mountainair --

GARCIA: Arturo Amador Garcia, a lifelong resident of Hurley, passed away Saturday at his home. Mr. Garcia was born Dec. 3, 1926, in Rincon to Alejandro and Donaciana (Amador) Garcia. He was a World War II veteran, serving in the United States Army from 1945-47. He retired from Chino Mines after 29 years of service. Mr. Garcia was known for his music. He was a member of the Infant Jesus Catholic Church choir. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Elma (Chavarria) Garcia of Hurley; three sons, Arturo Garcia Jr. and his wife, Juanita, of Bayard, Ricardo Garcia and his wife, Amanda, of Silver City, and Benjamin Garcia and his wife, Olga, of Phoenix; four daughters, Christine Placencio and her husband, Ramon, of Fort Bayard, Norma Yniguez, and Margo Bencomo and her husband, Benny, of Silver City, and Barbara Garcia of Pinos Altos; two brothers, Ruben Garcia of Hurley and Ramon Garcia of Rincon; two sisters, Felipa Jaramillo of Temple City, Calif., and Elise Duran of Los Angeles; 16 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and a granddaughter, Stormy Yniguez, in March, 1992. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley. The Rev. John Jusseaume will officiate. Relatives and friends are invited to visit at the Infant Jesus Catholic Church on Tuesday from 2-5 p.m. The rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. at the church. Interment will be in the Memory Lane Cemetery in Silver City. Pallbearers will be Art Garcia, Ricardo Garcia, Benjamin Garcia, Benny Bencomo, Ramon Placencio and Arthur Garcia III. Honorary pallbearers are Vincent Garcia, Patrick Placencio, Daniel Placencio, Steven Bencomo and all of Mr. Garcia's grandchildren. The family requests, in lieu of flowers, contributions to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements are by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home of Silver City.

GARCIA: Arturo Salinas Garcia, 83, a former Hurley resident, died Saturday in Lemon Grove, Calif. Visitation will be from 2-5 Wednesday afternoon at Baca's Funeral Chapels in Silver City and the prayer vigil will begin at 7 that evening at Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated at the church Thursday morning at 10 and interment will follow at the Hurley Cemetery. The Rev. John Jusseaume, pastor, will officiate. Mr. Garcia was born Feb. 16, 1910, in Hanover and married Emilia Ramirez on Nov. 28, 1936. He was a member of Infant Jesus Catholic Church and retired from Chino Mines as a motor tender after many years of service. In 1990, he moved to California, where he made his home until his death. Survivors include his wife, Emilia Garcia, of the home; two daughters, Mary Lou Gutierrez and her husband, Joe, of Hurley, and Grace Bustillos and her husband, Gabriel, of Lemon Grove; two brothers, Johnny and Robert Garcia of Central; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Gabriel Sean, Victoria and Arlene Bustillos, and Gilbert, Art and Joe Gutierrez Jr. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

GARCIA: Barbara Ann Garcia, 37, of Silver City passed away Wednesday. She was born Sept. 25, 1954, in El Paso, Texas, to Harvey and Nettie (Tillman) Hicks. She graduated in 1972 from Bellaire High School in El Paso, and graduated from Western New Mexico University in 1986 with a Bachelor of Science degree in human resources. Ms Garcia had worked for the New Mexico Department of Human Services for about five years and received many commendations for her outstanding performance with family services. She was working on her master's degree in counseling and psychology. Ms Garcia is survived by a son, Matthew O. Garcia of Silver City; a daughter, Margaret Lee Garcia of Silver City; her mother, Nettie Tomlinson of El Paso; her father, Harvey Hicks of Marble Falls, Texas; three sisters, Kristie Devine of El Paso, Dorothy Aberly of Corpus Christi, Texas, and Kathy Hicks of El Paso; a brother, Ken Hicks of San Antonio; many loving aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews; and her companion of eight years, Robert Haynes, Memorial services will be held Sunday at 3 p.m., at Curtis-Bright Funeral Home, 210 W. College Ave., Silver City. Brother Jim Alkire will officiate. Contributions in memory of Ms. Garcia may be made to El Refugio Battered Women's Shelter, Silver City, N.M

GARCIA: Calixto Garcia died Sunday at hillcrest General Hospital after an extended illness. Mr. Garcia was born in Pilar de Conches, Chihuahua Mexico and had been a resident of Central for the past 45 years. He retired in 1972 for the U. S. Postal service after serving as Postmaster in Central for 35 years. As a veteran of World War II, he was instrumental in organizing veteran organizations in the county. Among them was a charter member. Before his health deteriorated, he was active in American Legion, Lions Club, and various postmaster organizations. He was past president of the League of Postmasters of the State of New Mexico. Mr. Garcia also served on the Selective Service Board for over 35 years. He is survived by his wife, Trinidad P. Garcia of Central, five sons, Calixto Garcia Jr., of Central, Joe Garcia of Albuquerque, Manuel Garcia of Pomona, Calif., Ernest Garcia of San Jose, CA, and Roque Garcia of Central; three daughters, Mrs. Jennie Zamora of Arenas Valley, Mrs. Frances Beltran of T or C; one sister, Henrietta Arellano of Calif.; 35 grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Mr. Garcia lay in state from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday in the Santa Clara Catholic Church in Central where Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Mass of the Resurrection was celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Santa Clara Catholic church, with father Paul Ragazinskas officiating. Interment followed at the Ft. Bayard National Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were: Lawrence Garcia, Edward Holguin, Johnny Garcia, Manuel Elias, Tony Luna and Leo Chavez. Honorary pallbearers were: Avril Waggoner, Ed Gutierrez, Abran Luna, Manuel Sanchez, Duth Giron, Henry Acedo, and Domingo Maynes, Sr. Arrangements by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

GARCIA: GARCIA MET INSTANT DEATH IN BLAST AT PERU. Carmen Garcia, Peru Mining Co. trackman, met instant death in the Kearney mine of the company's properties early Tuesday morning. He was the victim of a blast set off in the west drift of the mine. According to Joseph Taylor, general manager and vice-president of the company, two experienced miners were assigned the task of setting off a series of blast in the west drift. The men in charge of the explosives retired to the safety of the mine shaft upon completing the setting of the explosives and found the electric current shut off. In order to detonate the charges they left the scene for a moment to investigate the power failure. Although he was aware of the operation in progress in the west drift, Garcia, for some unknown reason, is believed to have entered the danger area past the two men while they were working on the detonator apparatus. As a result he was in the west drift and met the force of the explosion. Grant County Sheriff Dept. officials were called to the scene to investigate the accident following the discovery of the body. The inquest was held in the afternoon and the findings termed accidental death. The deceased was along-time employee of the Peru Mining Co. and described by Mr. Taylor as a "friend to all of us." He entered the employ of the company in 1933 and had been almost continuously engaged in his work as a mine track layer. He was 53 years of age and a native of this area since birth, July16, 1897. A resident of Vanadium, Mr. Garcia is survived by his widow, Maria, and six children, three of whom are living at home. There are three daughters, Consuela, Rita and Maria Luisa and sons Felipe, Trinidad and Luis. Mrs. Garcia, visiting in Arizona at the time of her husband's death, was notified by wire. Funeral arrangements pending the arrival of Mrs. Garcia.

GARCIA: Casimiro C. Garcia, 83, of Silver City died the morning of Thursday, Feb. 25, at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born March 4, 1915, in Gila. Mr. Garcia was a retired under- ground miner and had a small farm in Gila. He also worked for a while with the Forest Service, and during and after the Depression years he worked in the Civilian Conservation Corps camps. Calling hours will be from 4-6 Monday afternoon at Baca's Funeral Chapels, where the vigil service will begin at 6. Deacon Bill Holguin will recite the holy rosary. The funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday morning at 10 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Father Rod Nichols officiating. The rite of committal and burial will follow at the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Cemetery. Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Diega Garcia of Silver City; a son, Macedonio Garcia, and his wife, Ida, of Silver City; four daughters, Anita Garcia of Silver City, Josie Lucero and her husband, Eli, of Bayard, Helen Garcia of Silver City, and Hope Benavides and her husband, Carlos, of Silver City; 13 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Macedonio and Magdalena Garcia, and two sisters, Juanita Hernandez and Catarina Jaramillo. Casket bearers will be Steve, David, Daniel and Eddie Garcia, Michael Lucero, and Nick and Javier Benavidez.

GARCIA: Cecilia Garcia infant daughter of Mr. and Mr. Manuel P. Garcia of Santa Rita, died Wednesday. Funeral services were held at Santa Rita with burial in the cemetery there.

GARCIA: Conception “Concha” Garcia, 74, a lifetime resident of Hurley, entered into eternal rest Sunday at Gila Regional Medical Center. She was born April 14, 1923, in Hurley. Mrs. Garcia was a very active member of Infant Jesus Catholic Church. She was a homemaker and a retired bookkeeper. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, and a friend to all. She is survived by her husband, Fernando Garcia of Hurley; a son, Fred James Garcia of Rio Rancho; five daughters, Betty Ulibarri of Phoenix, Alicia Moreno of Hurley, Yolanda Amador of Bayard, Gloria Carrillo of Silver City and Evelyn Nevarez of Las Cruces; a brother, Rudolfo Holguin of Bayard; and two sisters, Amelia Vargas and Mary Helen Gonzales, both of Hurley. She is also survived by 19 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her mother, Carmen Holguin, in 1976; her father, Manuel Holguin, in 1944; and two brothers, Henry Holguin, in 1995, and Arturo Holguin, in 1980. The prayer vigil will be held this evening at 7 at Infant Jesus Catholic Church with Father Dan Porter reciting the rosary. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Thursday at 10 in the morning at Infant Jesus Catholic Church with Father Porter officiating. The rite of committal and burial will follow at Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Armando Amador, Ruben Moreno, Henry Carrillo, Fred Garcia, Evelyn Garcia-Nevarez and James Ulibarri.

GARCIA: Concepcion L. Garcia, Hanover, died December 1 at the home of his daughter. Had he lived until December 8th, be would have been 1OO years old. He was born in Old Mexico on December 8th, 1&17 and had been a resident of Grant County for 41 years. Mass was said for him Wednesday evening in the Hanover Catholic Church with the Rev. Fr. Daniel Thistle officiating. He is survived by his daughter Mrs. Ramon Arvizuo of Hanover, two other daughters, Mrs. Concha Dixon, Central and Mrs. Cecelia Turetta, Silver City, three sons, Fred, Raul and Gonzalo; and a brother, Fermin, who lives in Old Mexico.

GARCIA: Cristobal C. Garcia, 79, a former Grant County resident, passed away Friday in Flagstaff, AZ. He was born July 27, 1915 in Cuchillo. He had resided in Flagstaff for six years. He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served during World War II; a member of the American Legion; and a member of Santa Clara Catholic Church in Central. He retired from the New Mexico State Hospital in Fort Bayard. Survivors include his wife, Louisa Garcia of Flagstaff; two daughters, Elizabeth Robey of El Paso, Texas and Mary Ann Romero of Flagstaff; two sons, Chris D. Garcia of Oak Harbor, Wash. and John A. Garcia of Georgetown, Texas; four sisters, Adelaida Trujillo of Tucson, Ariz., Louisa Garcia of Albuquerque, Isabel Pacheco of Albuquerque and Flora Lucero of Hacienda Heights, Calif.; two brothers, Fernando Garcia of East Los Angeles and Robert Garcia of Albuquerque; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services will be held at a later date. Greer's Mountain View Mortuary of Flagstaff is in charge of arrangements.

GARCIA: Danny Dean Garcia, 52, a resident of Reserve for the past 20 years, passed away Saturday at his home. He was born Nov. 28, 1942 to Louis and Modean Garcia in Marysville, CA. He graduated from Marysville High School. Mr. Garcia enjoyed life and was known in the Reserve area as a hard worker. Among the many jobs he had in that area was working as a logger for Fryer Logging. He is survived by his mother, Modean Armijo of Reserve; a son, Steven Garcia and his wife, Angelina, of Dallas; a sister, Beverly L. Maniord and her husband, Orben, of Marysville; three brothers, Jerry Garcia and his wife, Sharon, of Wheatland, Calif., Donald Garcia and wife, Jo Ann, of Carlsbad and Ronald Garcia of Reserve; and two grandsons. He was preceded in death by his father, Louis Garcia, in 1959. A graveside service was to be held today at 1 p.m. in the Reserve Cemetery with Pastor Keith Riddle officiating. Family members selected Curtis-Bright Funeral Home to serve them.

Garcia: David Mawson Garcia, 63, a former resident of Bayard, died Tuesday, March 19, at his residence in Green Valley, Ariz. Mr. Garcia was a veteran of World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. He retired from the U.S. Army as a sergeant. He is survived by his wife, Margo Garcia of Green Valley; his father, David V. Garcia of Bayard, a brother, Wallace M. Garcia, and his wife, Angie, of Silver City; a sister, Barbara Delgado, and her husband, David, of Bayard; and several nieces and nephews. Services were held Friday, March 22, in Fort Huachuca, Ariz. Full military honors were accorded. A memorial Mass will be said in Grant County at a later date.

GARCIA: David Garcia passed away in June. He is survived by his son, Daniel, of California; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Garcia of Price, Utah; three brothers, Richard of Albuquerque, Ernie of Las Cruces and Mark of Alamogordo; two sisters; Susan Gonzalez of Albuquerque and Kathleen of Price and his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Epimenio Flores and paternal grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Richard V. Garcia all of Bayard. Memorial services will be held Saturday at 10 am in the First Baptist Church of Bayard. Internment will follow in the Memory Lane Rose Garden.

GARCIA: David V. Garcia, 82, a resident of Silver City, entered life eternal Wednesday at Fort Bayard Medical Center. He was born July 29, 1910, in Santa Rita. Mr. Garcia was a member of the Catholic Church. He retired from Chino Mines as a mechanic after 37 years of service. A prayer vigil will be held in his memory Sunday night at 7 with Deacon Johnnie Perez reciting. A memorial Mass will be held Monday afternoon at 2 in Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard with the Rev. Paulus Kao officiating. Survivors include one son, Wally Garcia, and his wife, Angelina, of Silver City; a daughter, Barbara Delgado, and her husband, David, of Bayard; a brother, Richard Garcia of Bayard; a sister, Hope Webb of Silver City; and 12 grandchildren, David James Garcia, Jerry Garcia, Thomas Garcia, Yolanda Crocket, Steve Garcia, Eddie Garcia, Larry Garcia, Eileen Garcia, Randy Garcia, Ronald Delgado, Samuel Delgado and Melissa Delgardo. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Adelaida M. Garcia, in 1978; a son, David Garcia, in 1991; two sisters, Juanita Gomez and Genevive Henderson; and a brother, Edmundo Garcia. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels. br />

GARCIA: Dolores Avalos Garcia, 92, a lifelong resident of Santa Clara, entered life eternal Tuesday morning, Jan. 6, at Gila Regional Medical Center. She was horn Sept. 18, 1905, in San Juan to the late Antonio Avalos and Pascuala (Chacon) Avalos. She was a homemaker. Mrs. Garcia was a communicant of Santa Clara Roman Catholic Church. Visitation will be from 6-7 this evening at Santa Clara Catholic Church with the prayer vigil beginning at 7. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Friday morning at 11am at Santa Clara Catholic Church with Father Dan Porter officiating. Interment will follow at Fort Bayard National Cemetery where she will be laid to rest. Survivors include her husband, Lorenzo Garcia of the home; three sons, Gus Salaiz and his wife, Lucy, of Hemet, Calif., Frank Fletcher Jr. and his wife, Marie, of Oracle, Ariz., and Frank Fletcher III and his wife, Olga, of Santa Clara; a daughter, Edna Utley of Fullerton, Calif.; and a sister, Merci, and her husband, Ray R. Holguin, of Santa Clara. She is also survived by 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Casket bearers will he Raymond Holguin, Albert Cardoza, Henry Turrey, Tony Garcia, Ed Diaz and Rick Winsenor. Honorary bearers are Raymond Holguin Jr. and Ray Holguin Sr.

GARCIA: Donaciano J. Garcia, 76, passed away Sunday, April 24, at Hillcrest Hospital Mr. Garcia was a lifelong resident of Grant County, and was a retired employee of Kennecott Copper Corporation. He is survived by numerous-nieces and nephews. Rosary services were recited Tuesday, April 26 at the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chape1 with the Funeral Mass being said Wednesday April 27 at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard. Interment followed in the Hanover Cemetery with the Reverend Father Felipe S. Maraya officiating

GARCIA: A prayer vigil for Dorothy Ann Garcia, 28, of Deming will be at 7 p.m. today at Baca's Funeral Chapel. Garcia died Sunday in Deming. Survivors include parents, Angel and Nannie Irene Garcia; her son, Andrew Lopez; daughters, Maria Lopez and Isabel Morales, all of Deming; brothers, George Garcia of Ill.; Michael Garcia of Deming; sisters, Susie Hedrick of Calif., Eva Garcia of IL, Angela Bames and Tonie Garcia, both of Deming.

GARCIA: Eduardo Lopez Garcia, 101, of Santa Clara passed away Sunday, March 19, at the Silver City Care Center. Mr. Garcia was born Oct. 12, 1898, in Cuchillo to Teofilo Garcia and Teresita Lopez Garcia. He lived to see three centuries and was active through most of those years, even being in the Senior Olympics in Albuquerque at the age of 99, winning three gold medals and one silver medal. He loved gardening and took extreme pride in his yard, and went as far as to take it upon himself to take care of his neighborhood lawns so the neighborhood looked equally as nice. Mr. Garcia moved to Santa Clara in 1947 and will be remembered by many as the contract mail carrier for 30 years in the Mimbres area. Later, he joined the then Veterans Hospital staff at Fort Bayard, where he served as supervisor of housekeeping until his retirement in 1964. Mr. Garcia was a proud veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in World War I in France. In May 1999, he was presented with a medal, Honneur Patriae of France, Ordure de la Legion D' Honneur, Order National Legion of France, by the president of the republic of France. He was a member of Santa Clara Catholic Church and also a member of the American Legion. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 5-7 p.m. The prayer vigil will begin at Baca's. Mass of the resurrection will be celebrated Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Santa Clara Catholic Church with Father Mike Lindsay officiating. Committal rites and burial will follow at Santa Clara Cemetery with full military honors. Mr. Garcia is survived by a son, Henry Garcia, and wife, Genevieve, of Santa Clara; and three daughters, Lucille Holguin and husband, Gilbert, of Santa Clara, Teresa Perez and husband, Moises, of Corina, Calif., and Stella Kirker and husband Henry, of Silver City. He also leaves 16 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and 13 great- great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Genevieve M. Garcia, in 1963 a sister, Virginia Montoya, in 1999; and a granddaughter, Rindy Houch. Mr. Garcia will also be missed by many friends he made over the years and by other relatives. Pallbearers for Mr. Garcia will be Greg Holguin, Jeff Garcia, Danny Garcia, Tim Garcia, Ronnie Kirker, Jacob Zamora, Aaron Zamora, Billy Houch and Michael Perez. Honorary pallbearers are Evangelina Zamora, Eileen Munoz, Lisa Garcia, Linda Garcia, Laura Garcia, Jade Zamora and Rhiannon Houch.

GARCIA: Elena Polanco Garcia, 75, a lifelong area resident, entered eternal rest Friday at Fort Bayard Medical Center. She was born July 14, 1919, in Gila to Julio and Hermila Sanchez Polanco. She was a bookkeeper by profession, and was a dedicated and loving wife, mother and grandmother. Her leisure time was spent in the company of her family and on an occasional game of bowling. She was a communicant at St. Francis Newman Center, where for many years she assisted the late Sister Neria Gross with her ministry to the homebound. She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Ramon Garcia of the home; a daughter, Virginia Rodriguez, and her husband Richard, and their children, Elisa, Joseph and Angela; and a daughter, Susie Torrez, and her husband, Pete, and their sons, Raymond, Michael and Eddie Joe. She is also survived by her brothers, Manuel Sanchez and his wife, Beatrice of Silver City, and Napoleon Sanchez, also of Silver City; and her sisters, Soledad Santa Maria of Bayard and Concha Mesa of Watsonville, Calif. She was preceded in death by her sisters, Christina Ponce, Beatrice Mata and Josephina Medina. Visitation will begin at 3 this afternoon at Baca's Funeral Chapels and the prayer vigil will begin at 7 with Deacon Johnnie Perez officiating. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Tuesday morning at 10 at St. Francis Newman Center with the Rev. Jon Alexander officiating. The rite of committal will follow at Memory Lane Cemetery where she will be laid to rest. Casket bearers will be Joseph Rodriguez, Raymond and Michael Torrez, Ernesto Santa Maria, Estevan Medina and David Arrietta. Honorary casket bearers will be her nieces and nephews. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

GARCIA: Eligio Garcia, 76, a retired employee of Chino Mines, Kennecott Copper Corp., died Tuesday in Hillcrest Hospital. He retired after many years of service in 1957. Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Leonor Garcia, eight sons, a daughter, a brother; 14 grandchildren and one great grandchild. Rosary services will beheld Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in the Curtis Mortuary chapel. Mass will be said Friday morning at the Hurley Catholic Church by Rev. Fr. Ramon Estevill, followed by burial in the Hurley Cemetery.

GARCIA: Elma C. Garcia, 64, of Hurley passed away Thursday at Gila Regional Medical Center in Silver City. She was born Aug. 14, 1929, to Ireneo and Margarita (Garcia) Chavarria in Hatch. She married Arturo A. Garcia on Nov. 10, 1947, in Las Cruces. Mrs. Garcia was a member of the Infant Jesus Catholic Church choir, a member of the Cobre Food Service Association and a tutor for the Literacy Volunteers of America. She was a loving, caring, giving person who will be remembered for her kindness and thoughtfulness. She is survived by four daughters, Christine Placencio and her husband, Ramon, of Fort Bayard, Norma Yniguez, and Margo Bencomo and her husband, Benny of Silver City, and Barbara Garcia of Hurley; three sons, Arturo Garcia Jr. and his wife, Juanita, of Bayard, Ricardo Garcia and his wife Amanda, of Silver City, and Benjamin Garcia and his wife, Olga of Phoenix; a brother, Cecil Garcia, and his wife, Vicenta, of Pico Rivera, Calif.; and 16 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arturo a. Garcia, on Nov. 14, 1992, and a granddaughter, Stormy Yniguez, on March 9, 1992. Visitation will begin at 5 p.m. Sunday at the Infant Jesus Roman Catholic Church in Hurley. The prayer vigil (rosary) will follow at 7 p.m. in the church with the Rev. John Jusseaume reciting. The funeral liturgy will begin at 10 a.m. at the church Monday and the rite of committal will follow in Memory Lane Cemetery in Silver City. Pallbearers will be Christine Placencio, Arturo Garcia Jr., Norma Yniguez, Ricardo Garcia, Margo Bencomo, and Benjamin Garcia. Honorary pallbearers will be Ramon Placencio, Benny Bencomo, Martin Gasiewicz, and Ruben Medina, Gilbert Montoya, Oscar Benavidez, Cheo Ortiz, David Garcia and all of her grandchildren. Family members selected Curtis-Bright Funeral Home of Silver City to serve them.

GARCIA: Emma G. Garcia., 88. a lifetime resident of Bayard, entered into rest Thursday at lout Gila Regional Medical Center. She was born June 15, 1908, in Three Rivers, NM, to Marlin and Pilar Gallegos She was a homemaker, a communicant of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church and a member of' the Guadalupanas. Calling hours will be from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at Baca's Funeral Chapels with the prayer vigil at 7. Deacon Johnnie Perez will recite the rosary. Mass of the Christian burial will be celebrated Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard with the Rev. Paulus Kao officiating. Burial will follow at Memory Lane Cemetery. Survivors include her husband of 70 years, Ricardo V. Garcia of Bayard; two sons, Arthur G. Garcia and his wife, Rebecca, of Bayard, and Robert G. Garcia and his wife, Lenie, of Escondido, CA; a daughter, Marie Garcia of Bayard; four brothers. Paul Gallegos and his wife Louise, of Albuquerque, Martin Gallegos and his wife, Juana, of Fullerton, CA, Benjamin Gallegos and his wife, Mabel, of Santa Fe, and Sam Gallegos and his wife, Lynn, of Deming; a sister, Flora Gary, and her husband, Gary A., of Silver City; 10grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her son, Richard G. Garcia: and two brothers, Luciano and Cosme Gallegos; Casket bearers will be Earnest, Mark, and Michael Garcia, Maurice and Jason Herrera, and Dan Soriano. Entrusted to Baca's Funeral Home.

GARCIA: Encarnacion M. Garcia, died Oct. 19 at Hillcrest General Hospital after an extended illness. Mrs. Garcia was a life long resident of New Mexico. She is survived by her husband Guillermo Garcia of Hurley, a daughter, Maria Dominguez also of Hurley, one sister, Beatriaz Padilla of Chula Vista, CA, two brothers Frank and Amillio Montoya both of T or C, three grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Visitation was held Wednesday from 1 to 5 pm. Rosary was held at the Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley at 7 p.m. and mass was said on Thursday morning at 8:30 also at Hurley with Father Benito Suen officiating. Internment followed at 2 p.m. in Cuchillo, NM. Pallbearers were B.T.Armijo, Jose Tafoya, Diego Garcia, Elfego Armijo, and Joe T. Montoya. Arraignments by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

GARCIA: Ernest J. Garcia, 80, entered eternal rest Thursday at Gila Regional Medical Center. Mr. Garcia was born April 25, 1914 in Bosque to Ruperto and Soledad Castillo Garcia. He worked as a self-employed merchant in Aragon, Albuquerque, Belen and Silver City, and had just recently returned to Aragon to make his home. He loved to go visiting with friends and relatives, and was a hard, dedicated worker. Calling hours are from 5-7 p.m. today at Baca's Funeral Chapels, where the prayer vigil will be held at seven. The funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday at noon at Santo Nino Parish in Aragon with the Rev. Pat Wedeking officiating. The rite of committal will follow at the Aragon Cemetery. Casket bearers will be his grandsons. Survivors include two sons, Rupert Garcia of Silver City and Johnny Garcia of Aragon; three daughters, Trinnie Romero of Scottsdale, Ariz., Lucinda Aragon of Aragon and Carmel Garcia of Silver City; a brother, Andrew Alderete of Albuquerque; two sisters, Helen Felt and Clorinda Garcia, both of Albuquerque; sixteen grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

GARCIA: Ernesto Dominguez Garcia, 68, died near Georgetown. He was born in Silver City and had lived in Grant County most of his life. Ernesto was a communicant of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, a life member of the V.F.W., a member of Post 46 American Legion in Hurley for 37 years and a post commander, United Steelworkers Local 890, American Association of Retired Persons, member of 40 and 8 and a member of the Hurley Cemetery Committee. He retired from Kennecott Copper Corporation in 1977 after working there for 40 years. Ernesto was also a veteran of WWII, serving in the U.S. Army. He is survived by his wife, Carolina B. Garcia of Bayard; four daughters, Emma G. Medina of Phoenix, Ariz., Rufina B. Garcia of Bayard, Linda B. Garcia, U.S. Navy, Millington, Tenn. and Carol B. Garcia of Clifton Ariz.; two sons, Ernie B. Garcia and Paul B. Garcia of Bayard; one sister, Belen D. Moreno of Banning, Calif.; four brothers, Ramon D. Garcia of Silver City, Gilbert G. Garcia of Los Angeles, Calif., Eligio G. Garcia of Bayard and Richard G. Garcia of Las Cruces and three grandchildren. Rosary recitation was held and Mass of the Resurrection was celebrated. Both services were held at Our Lady Of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard with Father Tomas Perez and Father Ricardo Hinojal officiating. Interment followed at Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Military honors were conducted by V.F.W. Post No.3347. Serving as pallbearers were Juan Montoya, Baltasar Sandoval, Ralph Saenz, Sr. Eddie Medina, Manuel Jimenez and Benny Silva. Honorary pallbearers were Johnny S. Garcia, Arturo S. Garcia, Robert S. Garcia, Salvador Atencio, Rudy Holguin, Eloy Pena and Bobby Frebert. Arrangements were by Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

GARCIA: Enrique B. Garcia, 75, died this morning in Albuquerque. Mr. Garcia was born in Clifton, Ariz., and was a lifelong resident of Grant County. He was retired from the town of Silver City. Mr. Garcia is survived by his wife, Leonor Garcia of Albuquerque two daughters, Esperanza Torrez of Truth or Consequences and Erlinda Boger of Albuquerque; three stepdaughters, Isabel Aragon of Albuquerque, Jenny Lucero of Apache Creek and Benina Garcia of Datil ; one son, Alfredo Garcia of Albuquerque; three stepsons, Demetrio Sabedra of Albuquerque. and Jose Luis Sabedra, and Mike Mendoza of San Diego, CA ; two sisters, Amalia Gandara and Odelia Gandara, both of Silver City ; two brothers, Costavo Dominguez of Silver City and Antonio Dominguez of Los Angeles, CA, 12 grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, and 12 step-grandchildren. Rosary recitation will be held at 5 p.m. Friday in the Wheeler Funeral Home Chapel and graveside service will be at 11:30 am Saturday in the Silver City Catholic Cemetery with Monsignor A. James Milano officiating at both services. Internment will follow in the Silver City Catholic Cemetery. Arrangements are by the Wheeler Funeral Home.

GARCIA: Epifanio Garcia, 82, a former resident of Silver City, who had lived here most of his life, died Tuesday in Tucson, where he had spent the past 10 years. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Rose Garcia and four step-sons, Gilbert, Adolf, Paul and Ethren Portillo. Funeral services were to be held in Tucson followed by burial there.

GARCIA: Estella Ancheta Garcia passed away Sunday, Feb. 12, in Huntington Park, CA. She was born Dec. 9, 1909, in San Lorenzo and was a resident of New Mexico until 1945 when her family moved to California. She was preceded in death by her husband, Miguel Wiest Garcia, on Sept. 5, 1987, and by her parents, Luz Ancheta and Jack Goforth. She is survived by her brother, Albert Ancheta of Huntington Park; and six children, Lucy King of Pasadena, Calif., Robert Garcia of South Gate, Calif., Mike Garcia of Orange, Calif., Daniel Garcia of Angeles Crest, Calif., Peggy Brose and Doreen Garcia of Pomona, Calif.; 21 grandchildren and 20great-grandchildren. A holy rosary was said on Thursday, Feb. 16 and a Mass was celebrated at Santa Marta Catholic Church on Friday, Feb. 17. Interment followed at Resurrection Cemetery in South San Gabriel, Calif., where she was laid to her final rest beside her husband of nearly 60 years. A memorial Mass will be said in the San Lorenzo Catholic Church on Sunday, March 5 at 9:30 a.m.

GARCIA: Felipe Garcia. 79, a resident of Hurley, passed away Sunday, Dec. 22, in Phoenix. He was born March 23. 1921, the son of Carmen and Maria Garcia of Fierro. He is survived by four children, Felipe Garcia Jr. and wife, Silvia, of Globe, Ariz., Arturo Garcia and wife. Pat, of Washington, Irene G. Delano and husband, Douglas, of Phoenix and Fred Garcia, also of Phoenix; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. He is also survived by a brother and four sisters of Deming. He was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Josie Garcia, on March 24, 2002. Visitation will be held today from 5-7 p.m. at Best Funeral Chapel at Fifth and Dunlap in Phoenix. The funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday morning at 11:30 at Most Holy Trinity Church .at Seventh and Dunlap. Interment will follow at 1:30 p.m. at Veterans National Cemetery.

GARCIA: Filomeno Bustos Garcia, 85, of Hurley passed away Tuesday, at Fort Bayard Medical Center. Mr. Garcia was born April 15, 1906, in Algodones, NM. He was a resident of Hurley for three years, and a member of the Infant Jesus Catholic Church. Mr. Garcia is survived by his daughter, Gloria Floyd Martinez, and her husband, Juan Orlando, of Quest; two granddaughters, Linda Hausermann, and her husband, John, of Hurley, and Joy Martinez of Quest; and seven great grandchildren, John Filomeno, Amy Raquel, Michael, Bobby Joe Travis and Lena Therese Hausermann, and Tony and Andy Hernandez. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his wife of 40 years, Lena Rolando Garcia, in July 1976. He was a member of the senior citizens center in Central. Mr. Garcia retired from the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, where he took care of the golf course greens for 20 years. He worked for the Santa Fe Railroad for 10 years. Mr. Garcia also worked for Schwartzman Meat packing for 10 years, and worked as a security guard for the Fraternal Order of Police for 10 years. In his younger years, when he lived at home in Algodones with his eight brothers, he was a rancher and tended sheep. When he was 18 years old he became a boxer. Arrangements are by Salazar and Son of Albuquerque. A memorial Mass in his honor will be celebrated at the St. Francis Newman Center Parish on Friday, April 3, at 5:15 p.m. with the Rex. George Reynolds officiating.

GARCIA: Florentina P. Garcia, 66, resident of Bayard, died at her home Saturday. She was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic church in Bayard. A survivor is her brother, Joaquin R Garcia of Bayard. She was preceded in death by a son, Mario Garcia, in 1980. Rosary will be this evening at 7pm in the Curtis-bright Funeral chapel. The funeral mass will be held Tuesday at our Lady of Fatima church in Bayard at 10am. Internment will follow at the Silver City Catholic cemetery. Pallbearers will be Robert Garcia, Billy Garcia, Pat Garcia, Phillip Gomez, Victor Ray Camacho and Juan Talavera. Arrangements are by Curtis-Bright.

GARCIA: Rosary services were held on Saturday at 8p.m. in the chapel at Curtis mortuary and a funeral Mass was conducted on Monday at 9am In Our Lady Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard for Mrs. Francisca P. Garcia, 90, who died in her home last week. She was born in Arizona but had resided most of her life in Grant County. The Rev. Fr. Adrien St. Charles officiated. Burial was in the Fierro Cemetery. Survivors of the deceased include two sons, Victor T. Garcia of Lordsburg and Joaquin R. Garcia of Bayard; a daughter, Miss Florentia P. Garcia of Bayard; nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

GARCIA: Frances M. "Kika" Garcia, 71, a resident of Silver City, entered into rest Thursday at Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque. She was born May 11, 1923, to the late Cosme and Monica Polanco Maldonado. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Francis Newman Center Parish. She will be remembered by her family and many friends as a loving and giving person. Calling hours will be from 3-9 p.m. Sunday at Baca's Funeral Chapels and the prayer vigil will be held there that evening at 7. Deacon Johnnie Perez will recite the rosary. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Monday Moring at 10 at the St. Frances Newman Center Parish with the Rev. George Reynolds officiating. The rite of committal will follow at the Silver City Catholic Cemetery. Survivors include her husband, Rodolfo "Rudy" Garcia of the home; two daughters, Eva Garay and her husband, Jim, and Judy Brown of Albuquerque; two brothers, Librado Maldonado and his wife, Bonnie and Leo Maldonado of Silver City; four sisters, Tillie Lorenzo of Albuquerque, Manuela Soto and her husband, Henry, Jean Portillo, and Lucy Robertson and her husband, James, of Silver City; and seven grandchildren, Renee Rivera, Ray Rivera, Michelle Garay, Eric Garay, Audie Brown and his wife, Tonya, all of Albuquerque. Also surviving are nine great grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Pat Brown, Audie Brown, Shane Brown, Ray Rivera, Mike Lorenzo and Tony Robertson. Honorary bearers are Eric Garay, James "Bubba" Robertson, Eddie Pertillo, Henry Soto Jr., Kenneth Palmer, and remaining family members and friends. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

GARCIA: Mrs. Francisca A. Garcia, a resident of Central for the past 53 years, died July 22 at her home there. Mrs. Garcia is survived by one son Calixto Garcia of Central; one daughter, Mrs. Henriette Arellano of Pasadena, CA; 11 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.

GARCIA: Fransisca Pinon Garcia, 81, a life long Deming resident, died Wednesday in Albuquerque. Visitation will be held Friday afternoon from 2 to 5 at Baca's Funeral Chapels in Deming. The prayer vigil will be that evening at 7 at St. Ann's Catholic Church. Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated there Saturday ,morning at 9:30 with the Rev. Alfred Gidvan, pastor, officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. She was born April 7, 1915, in Valle de San Buena Ventura, Mexico, and was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church, the Altar Society, the Sacred Heart League and the Cursillista. Survivors include two sons, Pete P. Garcia of Georgia, and Alex P. Garcia of Las Cruces; five daughters, Ventura Villegas and Stella Garcia, both of Silver City, Mary Lou Leach of Albuquerque, Jennie Quesada of California, and Cecilia Sandoval of Las Cruces; a sister, Maria Schaffino of El Paso, TX; 19 grandchildren and 36 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a brother, Francisco Gamboa and two sisters; Aurelia and Raquel. Pallbearers will be Paulino Villegas Jr., Reynaldo Villegas Sr., Ted Bear, Deazu Leach Jr., Joseph Beard, Alfredo Quesada, and Andy, Andres and Randall Garcia. Honorary bearers will be the grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to the University of New Mexico Home Care Hospice.

GARCIA: Frank Garcia, 38, of Silver City, hanged himself with his belt in the Grant County jail last Friday night. He had been taken into custody by police on a misdemeanor charge. Prisoners in the jail heard unusual sounds in Garcia’s cell and called the jailer but by the time he reached the cell, the victim was dead. Sheriff Steve Aguirre investigated the hanging. A coroner’s jury at an inquest held by Justice of the Peace U. L. Conner returned a verdict that death was caused by “self strangulation.” Rosary services were held Monday in the Curtis Mortuary chapel. Burial was in the Catholic Cemetery. Survivors are his mother, Mrs. Josefa Mendoza; Silver City, four brothers and two sisters.

GARCIA: Fred D. "Lico" Garcia, 86, of Silver City passed away Tuesday at Fort Bayard Medical Center. He was born May 12, 1909 to Concepcion and Benedita (Delgado) Garcia in El Paso, Texas. He was a very independent, hard-working individual who worked in Anaheim, Calif. and Orlando, Fla. He returned to Silver City in 1993. Mr. Garcia enjoyed spending time with children and listening to Spanish music. He is survived by a sister, Ramona Whitehead of Orlando; his cousins, Richard Dixon of Las Cruces, Josephina Magdaleno of Stanton, Calif., Consuelo Gonzales of Silver City, and Sally Sanchez and her husband, Alfred, also of Silver City; and numerous other family members. Visitation will be in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home chapel Sunday from 6 p.m. until the prayer vigil begins at seven with Deacon Bill Holguin reciting the rosary. The funeral liturgy will be Monday at 10 a.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Roman Catholic Church with the Rev. Rod Nichols celebrating. The rite of committal will follow in the St. Vincent de Paul Roman Catholic Cemetery. Family members selected Curtis-Bright Funeral Home to serve them.

GARCIA: Freddie A. Garcia, 64, of Bayard entered eternal rest Friday evening at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born Nov. 22, 1926, in Hurley and had been a lifetime Grant County resident. Mr. Garcia retired in 1973 from Chino Mines, where he was a truck repairman and ambulance driver. He was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus and the American Legion. Mr. Garcia was a past member of the Bayard Optimist Club, Cobre Men's Club, Moose Lodge and the Hurley League of United Latin American Citizens. Calling hours are to be held from 2-9 p.m. today in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. The vigil service will be held at 7 with Deacon Alfonso Alvarado officiating. The funeral liturgy service will be held Tuesday morning at 10 in Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church with the Rev. Ricardo Hinojal officiating. The committal rite service will follow in Fort Bayard National Cemetery, where he will be laid to rest. Veteran’s honors will be accorded by American Legion Allingham-Golding Post No. 18. Survivors include his wife, Angie Garcia of Bayard; two sons, Alonzo Garcia and his wife, Sylvia, of Dallas, and Rene Garcia and his wife, Grace, of Sacramento, Calif.; and four grand-children, Audrey and Amy Garcia of Dallas, and Nicole and Danielle Garcia of Sacramento. Casket bearers will be Edward Sordyl, Rudy Castillo, Manuel Aragon, Alfred Saiz, Samuel Corral and Manuel O. Carreon. Honorary bearers will be his remaining family and friends. In lieu of flowers, the family prefers donations to the American Cancer Society.

GARCIA: Mrs. Genoveva M. Garcia, 61, passed away Sunday at her home in Central, after a brief illness. Survivor, are her husband, Eduardo Garcia; three daughter,; a son and 12 grandchildren. Rosary services were held Friday evening at the Curtis Mortuary chapel. Mass was said Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Santa Clara Catholic Church in Central, the Rev. Fr. Casimiro Petraukas, officiating. Burial was in the Central cemetery.

GARCIA: Gilbert A. "Winko" Garcia of Silver City died Saturday in Tucson (Ariz.) Medical Center. Services are pending with Bright.

GARCIA: Guillermo (Willie) M. Garcia, 74, died Saturday in Silver City. He was born in Cuchillo and had been a resident of Grant County for 36 years. He was retired from Chino Mines where he worked in the Water Service depart-ment. He was a member of the United Steelworkers of America Local No. 890. He is survived by his wife, Francisca, of Hurley; two daughters, Maria Dominguez and her husband Jose, of Hurley and Anita Tafoya and her husband, Jose, of Bayard, five grandchildren, Jennifer, Jolene and Margaret Dominquez of’ Hurley and, Jose and Melvin Quesada of Bayard. Rosary recitation will be held at 7pm Tuesday and Mass of the Resurrection will be recited at 10am Wednesday both in the Infant Jesus Catholic church with the Rev Benito Suen officiating. Internment will follow at the Cuchillo cemetery in Cuchillo. Pallbearers will be Jose Dominquez, Jose Tafoya, B T Armijo, Ernesto Aguilera, Louise Cordova, and Elfigo Armijo.

GARCIA: Isabel Garcia, 67, a resident of Las Cruces, died in Las Cruces Friday afternoon. She was born Aug. 27, 1918 in Hillsboro and was a member of the Catholic Church. Survivors include two sons, Henry Garcia of California and Silvestre Garcia of Central; one daughter, Patricia Herrera of Deming; one brother, Concepcion Acosta of California; 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. The funeral will be Monday at 9 a.m. in St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Deming. Burial will follow in the Catholic Cemetery.

GARCIA: Jesus Garcia, a resident of Grant county for 47 years, died yesterday in his home in Silver City. He was 72. Garcia, a former employee of the public school system and later of the courthouse, is survived by a son, Pedro, of Silver City; a sister, Mrs. Jesus Bea, of Las Cruces, and a brother, Juan Delgado of Albuquerque. The body will lie in state at the Cox Mortuary chapel this afternoon and tomorrow until funeral services are held at St Vincent de Paul church. Burial will be in the Catholic cemetery. The Rev. Fr John F Linnane will officiate.

GARCIA: Jesusita "Cachuey" Garcia, 69, died Sunday, Oct. 29, in Holy Cross Hospital in Utah. Mrs. Garcia was born in Hurley and lived more than half her life in New Mexico before moving with her family to Las Vegas, Nev., and for the past two years resided in Tooele, Utah, where she was a member of the Catholic Church and was a homemaker. Visitation will be this afternoon from 2-5 in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels and the rosary service will be at7:30 p.m. in the Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley. Mass of the Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, also in the Infant Jesus Catholic Church, with the concluding service in the Hurley Cemetery. The Rev. Julio Espinoza will officiate at all services. She is survived by her husband, Raymond B. Garcia of Tooele; four sons, Ramon M. Garcia and his wife, Margaret, of Las Vegas, Nev., David M. Garcia and his wife, Irene, of El Paso, Texas, Rudolfo M. Garcia and his wife, Flora, of Tooele, and Raul M. Garcia and his wife, Julie, also of Las Vegas; one daughter, Teresa M. Garcia and her husband, Tom, of Howard, Colo.; three brothers, Mike and Freddie Madrid of Bayard and John Madrid of Santa Ana, Calif.; two sisters, Mariana Ramirez of Bayard and Lola Gonzalez of Silver City; 15 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her mother, Catalina Madrid; her father, Juan Madrid Sr.; a brother, Luis Madrid; and two sisters, Ramona Holguin and Sofia Grado. Casket bearers will be David Garcia Jr., Albert Garcia, Jose Luis Garcia, Raul Ramon Garcia, Danny Garcia and Rudy Garcia Jr. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

GARCIA: Jesusita E. Garcia, 93, a lifelong Central resident, entered eternal life Friday at Fort Bayard Medical Center. Mrs. Garcia was born Oct. 27, 1900 in Chihuahua, Mexico. For many years, she worked as a nursing assistant. She loved cooking and sewing, and was active in church activities. She is survived by her husband, Eduardo Garcia of the home; a stepson, Henry M. Garcia, and his wife, Genevieve, of Central; three stepdaughters, Lucy Holguin and her husband, Gilbert, of Central, Teresa Perez and her husband, Moises, of Calif., and West Covina, Sella Kirker and her husband, Henry, of Silver City; her nephew, Hector Myers, and his wife, Clorinda, of Bayard; and three grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her son, Roberto Morales, and daughter, Maria Gonzales. Calling hours will be today from 3-4 p.m. at Baca's Funeral Chapels. The prayer vigil will be at 7 this evening at Santa Clara Catholic Church in Central with Deacon Johnnie Perez officiating. The Mass of resurrection will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Santa Clara Catholic Church with the Rev. Mike Lindsay officiating. Burial will follow at the Central cemetery. Casket bearers will be Jeff Garcia, Greg Holguin, Hector Myers, Richard Zamora, Ray Vasquez, and Gilbert Varrios. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

GARCIA: Word was received at this office recently that Joe D. Garcia, 44, died at his home in Roswell March 21. Mr. Garcia was born in Encino, N.M., and has lived in Roswell for the past 15 years. He is survived by his wife, Delfina Garcia; two daughters, Betty and Dorothy; six sons, Henry, Danny, Armando, Jerry, Nicky, and Ysidro; two brothers, Pete Garcia of Silver City and Barney Garcia of Clovis, and five sisters. His oldest son, Henry, who was on active duty in Vietnam, was flown home for the funeral. Mr. Garcia was a veteran of World War II.

GARCIA: Jose Kelly Garcia 86, entered eternal rest Wednesday evening at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born Aug. 22, 1911, in Mogollon to the late Jose Garcia and Ellen (Kelly) Garcia. Mr. Garcia was a bulldozer operator for Phelps Dodge and was a Communicant of San Ysidro Catholic Church. He is survived by his wife, Elena R. Garcia of Reserve: a son, Arthur Garcia, and his wife, Consuelo, of Safford, Ariz.; and three daughters, Flora Lara and Amelia Sabbagh, both of Tucson, Ariz., and Stella Garcia of Reserve. He is also survived by nine grandchildren; 1 2 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation will begin at 5 Monday afternoon with the prayer vigil starting at 7 at St. Francis Catho1jc Church in Reserve. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Tuesday morning at 10 at St. Francis with Father Pat Wedeking officiating. Internment will follow at the Middle Frisco Cemetery in Reserve, where he will be laid to rest. Pallbearers will be Joe Garcia, Ambrosio Romero, Willis Brinkley, Ralph Lara Jr., and Manuel and Martin Lozano. Honorary bearers are Dan Estrada, Ben Romero, Alex Martinez, Hermin Baca, Reynaldo Romero and George Garcia.

GARCIA: Jose M. Garcia, 72, a resident of Grant County for 26 years, died Sunday at his residence in Bayard. He was a retired employee of Kennecott Copper Corp. Survivors include his wife, Serafina; one son, Eugene T. Garcia of Albuquerque; three daughters, Mrs. Frank Ordonez and Mrs. Juan Montoya, both of Bayard, and Mrs. Toe Grijalva of Hurley: eight grandchildren, two brothers and one sister. Rosary services were held at Curtis Mortuary Chapel at 7:30 pm Monday. Burial mass was said at 9 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard, the Rev. Father Henry Saxon officiating. Interment was In the Hurley Cemetery.

Garcia: Joshua Gabriel Garcia, infant son of Fred and Monica D. Perez Garcia entered eternal rest Saturday in Albuquerque. Graveside services will be held Tuesday at 9 a.m. at the Hurley Cemetery. The Rev. John Jusseaume of Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley will officiate. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

GGARCIA: Juan S. Garcia, 90, a lifelong resident of Grant County, died Sunday at Fort Bayard Medical Center. Mr. Garcia was born June 24, 1904, in Hurley, to Cleto and Josefa Salinas Garcia. He was retired from the Fort Bayard hospital, where he had worked as a chef. He had also been a bartender at the Brown Derby. He was known for his love for his grandchildren and was a dedicated grandfather. He was a member of Santa Clara Catholic Church in Central. Visitation will be this evening from 5 until 7:30. The prayer vigil will follow with Deacon Johnnie Perez reciting the rosary. Mass of the Christian burial will be celebrated Wednesday morning at ten at Santa Clara Catholic Church. The rite of committal will follow at the Central Cemetery. The Rev. Mike Lindsay will officiate. Pallbearers will be Richard Fletcher, Carlos Ramirez, Steve Fletcher, Hannibal Higuera, Bill Williams and Ramon Garcia. Honorary bearer will be his brother, Roberto Garcia. Survivors include his wife, Lupe M. Garcia of Central; a son, Donald Garcia and his wife, Gloria of Mesa, Ariz.; two daughters, Patricia Fletcher and her husband, Richard of Central and Beatrice Ramirez and her husband, Carlos of Tucson, Ariz.; a brother, Roberto Garcia of Central; and four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, Arturo Garcia in 1993. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

GARCIA: Juanita Campos Garcia, 72, died at her home in Central Saturday after an extended illness. Mrs. Garcia was born in San Juan in the Mimbres Valley and has been a lifelong resident of Grant County. She was a communicant of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard. Mrs. Garcia is survived by her husband, Robert S. Garcia of Central; three daughters, Barbara J. Garcia and Margaret DeLong, both of Albuquerque, and Norma Sepulveda of Hurley; two sisters, Andrea Lopez of Albuquerque and Helen Jaurequi of Bayard; and six grandchildren, Robert J. Garcia, Susan Garcia, Shannon Smith, Sonia Sepulveda, Anthony Sepulveda and Ana Sepulveda. Rosary recitation will be held tonight at 7 and Mass of the Resurrection will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday. Both services will be held at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard with the Rev. Ricardo Hinojal officiating. Serving as pallbearers will be Patrick Lopez, Eric Lopez, Cecilio Jaurequi, Ignacio Martinez, Ramon D. Garcia and George Cook. Arrangements are by the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

GARCIA: Juanita Chacon Garcia, 76, a lifelong resident of Silver City, passed away Tuesday at University of New Mexico Hospital in Albuquerque. She was born June 12, 1918 to Serapio and Sara (Suauga) Chacon in Virden, Ariz. In September 1944 she married Julian Garcia in Silver City. She enjoyed cooking and baking. She especially enjoyed spending time with all of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Julian Garcia of the residence; a daughter, Rosemary McDonald of Silver City; three sisters, Angie McDonald and her husband, Robert of Silver City, Lorenza Duran and her husband, Freddy of Sacrament, Calif. and Josie Miller of Atwater, Calif.; and three brothers, Manuel Chacon of Sacramento, Calif., Carmen Chacon and his wife, Refunia of Silver City and Serapio Chacon and his wife, Irma, both of Silver City. She is also survived by five grandchildren, Archie McDonald, Edward McDonald, Gilbert McDonald, Peter Torres and J.D. Torres; and two great-grandchildren, Angel Torres and Peter Torres IV. She was preceded in death by her parents, Serapio and Sara (Suauga) Chacon and a brother, Theodore Chacon. Visitation will be held today from 2-7 p.m. in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home chapel followed by the prayer vigil at seven with Deacon Johnnie Perez reciting the rosary. The funeral liturgy will begin at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Vincent de Paul Roman Catholic Church with the Rev. Rod Nichols celebrating. Interment will follow at Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Archie McDonald, Edward McDonald, Gilbert McDonald, Carmen Chacon Sr., Serapio Chacon and Gilbert Chacon. Honorary bearers will be Freddy Duran, Pete Torres, J.D. Torres and Peter Torres. Family members selected Curtis-Bright Funeral Home to serve them. br />

GARCIA: Funeral services were held Monday morning for Julia Garcia, 10-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Pete S. Garcia who died Friday evening after a short illness. The family lives on the Anchor Ranch on Little Walnut road. Rosary services were held Sunday evening at the Cox Mortuary Chapel and mass at 9 am Monday morning at St. Vincent de Paul Church with burial in the Catholic cemetery immediately after the mass. Besides her parents, she is survived by one brother Pete Jr., and a sister, Jenny Ann She was a member of the Girl Scouts and attended camp this summer. She attended the Silver City Public Schools and would have been in the sixth grade the coming school year.

GARCIA: Lalo Ponce Garcia 37, resident of 1210 E. Florida St., Deming, died early Saturday morning in an automobile accident on Interstate 10, west of El Paso. He was born Dec. 3, 1946 in Deming and was a 1965 graduate of Deming High School. He had served in the New Mexico National Guard and had been employed in banking. In 1969 he married Theresa Chavez and was a communicant of St. Ann's Catholic Church. Rosary services were held Monday evening at St. Ann's Catholic Church and the funeral Mass was Tuesday. Fr. Mike Macaya officiated and interment followed at Mountain Vies. Survivors include his wife, Theresa of the home address; father, Lorenzo Garcia of Phoenix, AZ; mother, Ofelia Garcia, Deming; four brothers, Arcadio, Lorenzo Jr. and Alonzo Garcia of Deming and Amado Garcia, Houston, Tex. four sisters, Amparo Torres, Arcelia Rincon and Alma Esparza of Deming, Amanda Garcia, Canutillo, Texas and Aida Tindel, Bernalillo. Pallbearers were Manuel Chavez Jr., Mike Torres, Manuel Rodriquez, Fernando Esparza, Ernest Rincon and Julian Lopez. Honorary bearers named were Freddie Rodriquez, Abe Armendariz, Freddie Turrieta, Pete Reyes, Richard Acosta, Tony Flores, Frank Olivas, Jaime Acosta, Al Banejas, Raymond Lopez, Tom Sells, Mike Chairez, Buddy Baca, Jimmy Valverde, Eddie Chaires, Everett Tindall, Eddie Martinez and Alex Duran. In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established at Silver Savings and Loan in his memory. The Wheeler Mortuary was in charge of arrangements.

GARCIA: Lola Garcia, 84 passed away Monday afternoon at Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque. Mrs. Garcia was a lifelong resident of Silver City and member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church for many years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Pete S. Garcia: a daughter, Julie; and a son, Danny Garcia. She is survived by a daughter, Jeanie Ytontes, and her husband, Frank, of Silver City; a son, Pete Garcia Jr. of Albuquerque; a sister, Elena Vigil of Espanola; two grandchildren, Diana Thomas of Phoenix and Joseph Montes of Silver City; three great granddaughters, Julie Anne, Cristina and Kayla; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles. A rosary vigil will be held at Curtis Bright Funeral Home Chapel at 7 tonight with visitation beginning at 5. Funeral services will be held Thursday morning at 10 at St. Vincent's with the Rev. Rod Nichols officiating. Burial will follow at the Silver City Catholic cemetery. Pallbearers are Terry Earl, Bill Thorn, Jason Earl, Jesse Atencio, Ramon Montes Jr. and Leandro Larranaga. Family members selected Curtis-Bright and Lordsburg Funeral Homes to serve them.

GARCIA: Visitation for Lorenzo "Veco" Garcia, 47, of Deming will begin at 2 p.m. Monday at Baca's Funeral Chapel, with a prayer service to be held there at 7 p.m. the same day. The funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the River of Life Church. The concluding service and interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. Garcia died Thursday in Arlington, Texas. . Survivors include his mother, Ofelia Garcia, of Deming; sisters, Amparo Torres, Arcelia Rincon, Aida Garcia and Alma Esparza, all of, Deming, and .Amanda Garcia of Arlington, Texas; brothers; Cayo and Alonzo Garcia, both of Deming, and Amado Garcia of Houston, Texas.

GARCIA: Visitation for Macedonia Hernandez Garcia, 67, of Silver City ---

GARCIA: Manual C Garcia, 65, who died Sunday in a local hospital, was a retired employee of Kennecott copper Corp at Santa Rita, Mr. Garcia had no known survivors. He was a native of Durango, Mexico. Rev. Felix Sheridan officiated at the service, with Arthur Herrera, Robert Kirker, Edward Martinez, Louis Lopez, Robert Molina and Robert Brown serving as pallbearers. Curtis Mortuary was in charge of arrangements.

GARC1A: Manuel J. Garcia ST., 69, a longtime Lordsburg resident, passed away Thursday, May 27, at the veterans hospital in Tucson, Ariz. Visitation will begin at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Lordsburg, where the prayer vigil will follow at 7 that evening. Mass of the resurrection will be celebrated Friday morning at 9 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church with Father Tony dark officiating. Concluding services and interment will follow at Shakespeare Cemetery. Mr. Garcia was born May 22, 1930, in Mesa, Ariz., to Jose and Paula Jimenez Garcia. He had lived in Lordsburg since 1952 and was a laborer, having worked in construction at area mines. He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the National Guard. He was a communicant of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Lordsburg. He is survived by his wife, Alice M. Garcia, of Lordsburg; six sons, Manuel Garcia Jr. of Amado, Ariz., Joe Garcia of Lordsburg, Louie Garcia of Las Vegas, Nev., Art Garcia of Las Cruces, Anthony Garcia of Tucson, and Thomas Garcia of Newport Beach, Calif.; five daughters, Delia Garcia of Tucson; Lucy Castro of Mission Viejo, Calif., Paula Garcia of Las Cruces, Lisa Garcia of Las Vegas, Nov., and Annette Garcia of Tucson; a brother, Louie Garcia of Duncan, Ariz.; three step brothers, Marcos, Reymundo and Frank Garcia, all o Lordsburg; two sisters, Pilar Mesa of Lordsburg, and Ramona Villalva of Safford Ariz.; and seven grandchildren. Mr. Garcia was preceded in death by a son, Richard Garcia on May 22 of this year. Pallbearers will be Joe, Art, Anthony and Thomas Garcia, Damian Lopez, Andres Valles, Lorenzo Garcia, and Lorenzo Castro.

GARCIA: Mrs. Manuela B. Garcia, 86, died Saturday morning at Rest-Haven Nursing home after an extended illness. Mrs. Garcia was a native of Tularosa and came to Grant County in 1906. She had lived in Silver City for the past twenty years. Survivors include two sons, Anselmo of Hurley and Ramon of Sliver City: two daughters, Mrs. Natalia Gonzales of Silver City and Mrs. Willie. Zapata of Bayard: thirteen grandchildren and 40 great-grandchildren. Rosary services were said in the Curtis Mortuary Chapel at 7:30 ‘p.m. Monday with the funeral Mass being recited in St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday. Interment followed in Memory Lane Cemetery with the Rev. Fr. A. James Milano officiating. The following grandsons served as pallbearers: Ernesto Garcia, Manual Garcia, Henry Garcia, Gilbert Garcia, Lorenzo Garcia, and Eddie Garcia.

GARCIA: Rosary for Mario L. Garcia, who died Saturday August 31, was said Tuesday, September 3 at the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel. The funeral Mass was recited Wednesday September 4, at Our Lady of Fatima Church in Bayard. Interment followed in the Central Cemetery, the Rev. Fr. Jesus Espinosa officiated. Pallbearers were Jerry Miranda, Ricky Andazola, Benny Silva, Amando Holguin, Larry Lara, and Ruben Amador. Garcia is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe M. Garcia, six brothers, Rene, Joe, Henry, Tony, Steve, and Miguel; four sisters, Magdalena, Consuela, Silvia and Irene all of Bayard and his grandmother, Mrs. Inez Lopez of Casa Grande, Mexico.

Garcia: Mario P. Garcia, 24, died Saturday, March 22 at Bernalillo County Medical Center in Albuquerque. Mr. Garcia was born is Silver City and had been a life long resident of Grant County where he was employed by U.V. Industries. Mr. Garcia is survived by his wife Gloria Garcia of Bayard, two step-sons, Ricky Salas and Christopher Salas, both of Bayard, and his mother, Florentina Garcia, of Bayard. Also surviving is an uncle, Joaquin Garcia of Bayard. Rosary recitation was held Tuesday evening 7:30 pm at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church. Mass of the Resurrection was held Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard. Burial followed in the Silver City Catholic Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Joe Gonzales, Jr., Gilbert Gonzales, Manuel Portillo, Luis Gomez, Robert Garcia and Gary Villines. Honorary pallbearers were Bill Lawrence, Eugene Lawrence, Freddy Portillo, Clemente Leyba, Billy Aragon and Larry Robles. Arrangements by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

GARCIA: Matilde Garcia. 83, a resident of northern and southern New Mexico, J but most recently of Bayard, entered eternal rest Friday, April 28, at Fort Bayard Medical Center. She was born March 19, 1917, at San Juan to Francisco and Barbarita Jojola Valles. She married her husband, Vivian Garcia, and together, they raised five children. Mrs. Garcia enjoyed the outdoors, watching her sons play sports, but she mostly enjoyed bringing people into her home and cooking for them. Everyone was always welcome. Calling hours will be from 5-7 this evening at Baca's Funeral Chapels. The prayer vigil will begin at 7, led by Deacon Johnny Perez. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Wednesday at 10 in the morning at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, - with Father Paulus Kao officiating. The rite of committal and interment will follow at Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Mrs. Garcia is survived by her five sons, Alex Garcia and his wife, Viola, of Albuquerque, Abel Garcia and his companion, Lucy, of Azusa, CA, Pat Garcia and his wife, Mary Ellen, of Bayard, Lawrence Garcia and his companion, Geraldine Rivera, of Mimbres, and Nelson Garcia and his wife, Wanda, of Silver City. She is also survived by a brother, Fidel Valles, and sister, Lilly Del-Murro, both of Los Angeles. Also surviving are nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 42 years, Vivian Garcia; her parents; and a sister, Alice Valles. Casket bearers will be Alex L Garcia, Abel Garcia, Lawrence Garcia, Nelson Garcia, Patrick Garcia Jr. and Lawrence Garcia. Honorary bearers are Geraldine Rivera, Lupe Yniguez, Gilbert Yniguez and Linda Padilla.

GARCIA: Mrs. Maximiana Z. Garcia, 76, died in El Monte, CA., following an extended illness. Funeral Mass was recited December 11 at St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church. She had been living in El Monte for the past 10 years and was preceded in death by her husband, Pat, in 1961. She is survived by one son, Rudy Garcia of Silver City; three daughters, Mrs. Carey Trujillo of El Monte, Mrs. Lillian Gomez of Simi Valley, CA., and Mrs. Helen Polanco of Silver City; two sisters, Mrs. Cecelia Urias of Downey, CA., and Mrs. Anita Gonzales of Superior, AZ.; 14 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren, eight great-great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Garcia; Michael L. Garcia, 6, died in Tucson, Az. Michael was a member of the Baptist Church and a student at Hurley elementary school. He is survived by his parents, Danny and Tammy Garcia of Hurley; one brother, Pat Garcia of Hurley; Maternal grandmother, Rose Obar of Silver City; Paternal grandparents, Elias and Mary Garcia, Jr. of Silver City, great-grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Elias Garcia, Sr. of Silver City; great-great-grandmother, Mrs. I.E. Roseberry of Estancia, NM. Funeral services were held at Wheeler Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bill Miller officiating. Interment followed at Memory Lane Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were his uncles Chelsie Obar, Robert Obar, David Garcia and Sam Garcia. In Lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Leukemia Society of America. Funeral arrangements were by Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

GARCIA: Miguel W. Garcia, died Sept. 5 in Huntington Park, CA. He was born Sept. 29, 1904 in Santa Rita. Mr. Garcia had been a resident of New Mexico for many years prior to his move to California in 1946. He had been a Chino Mines Co. employee. He is survived by his wife, Mary (Estella) Ancheta Garcia; three sons, Robert Garcia of South Gate, CA, Mike Garcia of Orange, CA, and Daniel Garcia of Crest Mountains, CA; three daughters, Lucy King of Pasadena, CA, Peggy Brose of Pomona, CA, and Doreen Garcia of Huntington Park; 21 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Mr. Garcia was preceded in death by two brothers, Samuel W. Garcia of Central and Arturo Garcia of San Bernardino, CA. Surviving brothers and sisters include Evelyn Caballero of San Bernardino, Lawrence Garcia, Ruth Nanez and Katie Luna, all of Central, Henry Garcia of Culver City, CA, Edith Perea of Silver City, Ernesto Garcia of Bishop, CA, and Bill Garcia of Albuquerque. Services were held Thursday in Huntington Park with burial in San Gabriel.

GARCIA: Mike A. Garcia, 18, of Silver City passed away Saturday, May 13, at Gila Regional Medical Center. The memorial service will be held Thursday at 11 in the morning at Glad Tidings Assembly of God with Pastor W.W. Coker officiating. He was born July 31, 1981, in Silver City to Miguel and Lillian Garcia of Silver City. He was a graduate of Silver High School and was attending Western New Mexico University. He had plans to enter the U.S. Navy. He loved to listen to music and hook up stereo systems. He loved to be with his friends and enjoyed going to the river. He played basketball and other sports with his friends. He was loved by all the girls, and loved his family and friends very much, and also his dog. J He will be missed greatly by all who knew him. Mr. Garcia is survived by his parents, Miguel and Lillian Garcia; two brothers, Abie A. Garcia and his companion, Cathy, of Hurley, and David A. Garcia of Silver City; a sister, Sonya A. Garcia of Silver City; his niece, Ariana Garcia of Hurley; and his grandfather, Marcos Anaya of Silver City. He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Lupe Anaya.

GARCIA: Pat K. Garcia, 66, who had lived in Silver City for the past 19 years, died Sunday in Hillcrest General Hospital. Rosary services were held at 7:30 p.m. Monday in the Curtis Mortuary Chapel, Mass was said at 9 am Tuesday in St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, with burial following in the Catholic cemetery. Officiating was the Rev. Fr. James A. Milano. Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Maximiana Garcia, and four children: Rudy Garcia of Albuquerque, Mrs. Felix Gomez of Simi Valley, CA, Mrs. Jimmy Trujillo of Los Angeles, and Mrs. Ysidro Polanco of Silver City; five brothers and two sisters; and 13 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren---

GARCIA: Paula M. Garcia, 90, died December 8 at Fort Bayard Medical Center. Mrs. Garcia was born February 26, 1890, and had resided in Grant County all her life. She is survived by a brother, Alfonso Garcia, Deming; a sister, Lupe Ascevedo, Silver City; five daughters; Mrs. Rosa Gonzales, LaHabra, CA; Mrs. Manuel Dominguez, Mrs. Sadie Garcia, Mrs. Katie Marquez from Safford, Arizona, Mrs. Juanita Rodriguez, Silver City; and two sons, Julian Garcia and Henry G. Soto, Silver City; 35 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. Rosary services were held Friday at 7:30 p.m. at Wheeler Funeral Home. Funeral mass was at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Saturday at 9:30 a.m. Father Milano officiating at both services, with burial at the Catholic cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Ruben Gonzales, Ernest Garcia, Lawrence Marquez, Mariano Rodriguez, Jr., Henry Soto, Jr., and Bill Dominguez, Jr. Honorary pallbearers were Genaro Gonzales, Bill Dominguez, Sr., Estanislado Marquez, Pete P. Garcia, Arnold Chavez, Henry Lara and Pete Torres. Arrangements by the Wheeler Funeral Home.

GARCIA: Paula Olivas "Sylvia" Garcia, 56, of Silver City entered into eternal rest Saturday, Jan. 9, at her home. She was born May 6, 1942, in Chihuahua, Mexico, and went to El Paso, Texas, when she was 17. She met and married her husband, Rupert Garcia, in her early 20s. They moved around the Southwest and finally settled in Silver City, where they raised six children. Her hobbies were shopping, taking walks and spending time outdoors. She was a wonderful mother and grandmother, and was loved by her many friends and family members. She was preceded in death by her mother, Ramona Trujillo. Calling hours were held Monday at Baca's Funeral Chapels, where the vigil service followed. Carmel Garcia recited the Holy Rosary. The funeral Mass was to be celebrated this morning at 10 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with the Rev. Rod Nichols officiating. The rite of committal and burial followed at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Cemetery. Survivors include her husband, Rupert E. Garcia of Silver City; four sons, Rupert Garcia and wife, Elida, of Morenci, Ariz., Ramon Garcia and wife, Kathleen, of Santa Fe, Javier Garcia of Silver City, and Cesar Garcia of Jacksonville, Fla.; two daughters, Cynthia Martinez and husband, Tony, of Bayard, and Sonia Garcia of Silver City; four brothers, Rosendo Olivas of Palomas, Chihuahua, Mexico, Erasmo Olivas and wife, Simona, of Denver, Juan Olivas of San Mateo, Chihuahua, Mexico, and Tomas Olivas and wife, Adela, also of San Mateo; and a sister, Martha Olivas of Denver. Casket bearers were Victor, Ivan, Omar and Sergio Olivas, Pablo Gonzalez, and John Michael and Benjamin Aragon. Honorary bearers are her grandchildren.

GARCIA: Pete S. Garcia, 77, a longtime Grant County resident, died Thursday afternoon at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born Oct. 23, 1912, in Encino, but lived and worked in this area most of his life. Mr. Garcia was a retired ranch hand for the old Anchor Ranch. He was a parishioner of Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Calling hours will be 3-9 p.m. Sunday. Rosary services will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. Mass of the Christian burial will be celebrated in Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church Monday at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Richard Lynch officiating. Concluding services will follow in the Silver City Catholic Cemetery. Mr. Garcia is survived by his wife, Lola G. Garcia of Silver City; a son, Pete "Buzzy” Garcia Jr. of Albuquerque; a daughter, Jeanie Montes, and her husband, Frank, of Silver City; five sisters, Jean Pena, Emily Ortiz and Annie Lucero, all of Portales, Jane Martinez of Albuquerque, and Isabel Laranaga of Moriarty; two grandchildren Joseph Daniel Montes and Diana Thomas, both of Silver City; a great-granddaughter, Julie Anne Thomas of Silver City; and many nieces and nephews. Serving as casket bearers will be his nephews. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

GARCIA: Ramon B. Garcia, 77, passed away Saturday in the Gila Regional Medical Center in Silver City. He was born Feb. 1909 in Leopold to Sebastian and Manuela Garcia. Prior to his retirement, he was employed at Western New Mexico University as a custodian. He was a member of the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and Woodmen of the World. Survivors are two sisters, Josephine Zapata of San Lorenzo and Natalia Gon7.ales of Silver City, and six nieces and seven nephews. One brother, Anselmo Garcia, preceded him in death. Rosary recitation will be held this evening ~n the Wheeler Funeral Home chapel at 7:30 with Mass Tuesday in the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church at 10 a.m. Burial will be in Memory Lane Cemetery, and Monsignor A. James Milano will officiate at both services. Serving as pallbearers will be Willie Zapata, Mike Molina, and Bob Jaramillo.

GARCIA: Ramon Medina Garcia, 57, died Thursday in Las Cruces. He was a communicant of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church and was a member of Local 890. He retired from Chino Mines Co. after 36 years of service. Survivors include his wife, Clorinda Garcia of Bayard; three daughters, Viola Acosta of Silver City, Angie Trevizo of Bayard and Elizabeth Ann Cohn of Central; three sisters, Esperanza Sosoya of Silver City, Carmen Garcia of Bayard and Mary Mann of. Hurley; six brothers, Miguel M. Garcia of Tyrone, Juan Garcia of Silver City and Florencio Garcia, Joe Garcia, Jimmy Garcia and Manuel Garcia, all of Bayard; and seven grandchildren. Rosary recitations will be at 7:30 p.m. Sunday and the Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at 2:00 p.m. Monday. Both services will be at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church with the Rev. Tomas Perez and Ricardo Hinojal officiating. Interment will follow at the Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Henry Alvarado, Joe Apodaca, Richard Sosoya, Frank Jimenez Jr., Fred Jimenez and Albert Jimenez. Funeral arrangements are by the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

GARCIA: Ramona Merino Garcia, 93, lifetime resident of San Lorenzo died at the Fort Bayard Medical Center. She was born June 6, 1891 in Palomas, Chihuahua, Mexico and was a member of the Catholic Church. Rosary services were held at the San Lorenzo Catholic Church. Deacon John Perez officiated. The funeral Mass was held with Fr. Ricardo Hinojos officiating. Interment followed at the San Lorenzo Cemetery. She is survived by three sons, Marcelino and Refugio Garcia of San Lorenzo and Felix Garcia of Gilroy, Ca.; two daughters, Lupe Ortiz of San Lorenzo and Teresa Ortiz of Montebello, Ca.; 19 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Pallbearers were Refugio Trujillo, Ray Garcia, Severiano Trujillo, Pillar Lopez and Oscar Merino. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Sanctuario De Los Merinos in San Lorenzo. Baca's Wheeler Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.

GARCIA: Ray Garcia, 75, of Fort Bayard died Thursday at Fort Bayard Medical Center Services are pending. Local arrangements entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

GARCIA: Refugio M. Garcia, 67, died today in the Fort Bayard Medical Center. He was a lifelong resident of Grant County. Services are pending with the Wheeler Funeral Home.

GARCIA: Robert M. Garcia, 36, of Lordsburg, died Friday, March 23, in Hidalgo County. The rosary service will be held tonight at 8 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Lordsburg and the funeral Mass will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m., also at St. Joseph's with the Rev. Ronald Bibeau officiating. Interment will follow at Shakespeare Cemetery in Lordsburg. He was born Feb. 24, 1954, in Silver City and was an operator for Phelps Dodge. He was a lifelong resident of Lordsburg and a 1973 graduate of Lordsburg High. He was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, the Lordsburg Elks Lodge and the Loyal Order of the Moose in Grant County. Survivors include his fiancée, Linda Vega of Silver City; three sons, Robert Anthony Garcia of Lordsburg, and Adam Garcia and Gregory Garcia of El Paso, Texas; a daughter, Monica Garcia of El Paso; three brothers, Guillermo "Bill" Garcia of Winkleman, AZ, Pat Garcia of El Paso, and David Garcia of Germany; four sisters, Terri Stewart of Lordsburg, Christina Gomez of Tyrone, Maria D. Camacho of Playas, and Josephine Estrada of Alamogordo; and one uncle, Joaquin Garcia of Bayard. He was preceded in death by his father, Victoriano Garcia, in 1975. Baca's Heather Funeral Chapels is in charge of arrangements.

GARCIA: Ronnie “Ron” Parra Garcia, 38, of Silver City died Saturday in Silver City. Mr. Garcia was born May 12, 1959, to Marty and Esperanza Garcia in Las Cruces. He was raised in Santa Clara and graduated from Cobre High School in 1978. One of the activities he enjoyed most was playing basketball. He graduated from the Western New Mexico University Police Academy and the Santa Fe Police Academy. He was a police officer for WNMU. He married Debra Gilbert on Oct. 12, 1984, in Silver City. Mr. Garcia is survived by his wife, Debbie Garcia of Bayard; his mother, Hope Myrick, and husband, Herb, of Santa Clara; a son, Kellon Garcia of Bayard; his daughters, Shawnda, Cassandra and Ronda Garcia of Bayard; a brother, Marty Garcia, and wife, Sally, of Albuquerque; his sisters, Carmen Haddock of Silver City, and Anna Clum and husband, Jerod, of South Carolina; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Marty Garcia. Visitation will be held Wednesday afternoon from I to 3 at Baca’s Funeral chapel. The funeral service will be held Wednesday at 3pm with Pastor Bill Miller officiating. Entrusted to Baca’s.

GARCIA: Sam W. Garcia, 75, died Sunday in Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born in Mogollon and was a lifelong resident of this area. He was a communicant of the Santa Clara Catholic Church of Central, and was a retired drilling and quarry man for Chino Mines. He is survived by his wife, Severa Parra Garcia, whom he married Sept. 12, 1936 in the Catholic Church in Central; one son, Sam P. Garcia of San Diego, Calif.; four sisters, Evelyn Caballero of San Bernardino, CA, Edith Perea of Silver City, and Kathy Garcia and Ruth Nanez, both of Central; six brothers, Mike Garcia of Huntington Park, Calif., Lawrence Garcia of Central, Henry Garcia of Culver City, Calif., Ernest Garcia of Bishop, Calif., Bill Garcia of Albuquerque and Arthur Garcia of San Bernardino; a grandson, George Garcia of San Diego; and a granddaughter, Marlene Garcia, also of San Diego. Rosary will be recited tonight at 7:30 and Mass of the resurrection will be celebrated Wednesday at 10 a.m. in the Santa Clara Catholic Church in Central with the Rev. Paul Ragazinskas officiating. Interment will follow in the Fort Bayard National Cemetery with military honors accorded by American Legion Post No. 18. Pallbearers will be Bill Garcia, Bobby Garcia, George Garcia, Bobby Parra, Manuel Parra and Richard Parra. Arrangements are with the Wheeler Funeral Home.

GARCIA: Samuel T. Garcia, 60, died at Hillcrest Hospital Sunday, march 16. Mr. Garcia was a native of Truth or Consequences, and had resided in Grant County for the past 38 years. He was a retired furnace man for Kennecott Copper Corporation. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Concepcion Garcia, of Hurley; two daughters, Miss Loretta Garcia of Hurley and Mrs. Mary Ann Granada of Lordsburg; three sons, Jimmy, Joe and Anthony, all of Hurley. Also surviving are three brothers, Juan, Frank, and Antonio Garcia and two sisters, Mrs. Eva Miller and Mrs. Desideria Baca, all of Truth or Consequences. Funeral Mass was recited Wednesday, March 19 at the Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley. Interment followed in the Hurley Cemetery with the Rev. Fr. Bernardo Bianco officiating. Pallbearers were Eusebio Abeyta, Margarito Barraza, Rito Silva, Sammy Sanchez, Manuel Huerta, and Lauro Silva.

GARCIA: Santos Valverde Garcia age 68 died in the home of her daughter Maria Renteria in Deming on Saturday Dec 15. Mrs. Garcia was born on Nov. 1, 1888, in Pinos Altos, NM. She had been residing in Deming with her daughter for the past seven months. She had resided in NM all her life, mostly in the Silver City area. She is survived by her husband, Alfonso Garcia, three sons, Franc S Chavez and Ernest Garcia, of Silver City, and Alfonso Garcia of, Safford, AZ; three daughters, Maria Renteria of Deming Lupe Leyba and Josefa Rivera of Douglas, AZ., and one brother Pete Valverde of Deming. Funeral services were held in Deming on Monday Dec 17, with Father Henry Saxon officiating. Burial was in the Mountain View cemetery.

GARCIA: Mrs. Sarah W. Garcia, 89, a life resident of Central, died at her residence Monday afternoon. Survivors include seven sons, Mike of Los Angeles, Lawrence and Sam both of Central, Henry of Culver City, Calif., Bill of Albuquerque, Ernest of Bishop, Calif., and Arthur of San Bernadino, Calif.; four daughters, Mrs. Evelyn Caballero of San Fernando, Calif., Mrs. Ruth Nanex and Mrs. Katherine Luna, both of Central, and Mrs. Edith Perea of Silver City; three sisters, Mrs. Amelia Saltz of Waterloo, Iowa, Mrs. Katherine Catron of San Fernando, Calif., and Mrs. Helen Otis of Portland, Oregon; 38 grandchildren; 48 great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren. Rosary was said in the Curtis Mortuary chapel Wednesday at 7:30 p.m., with Mass on Thursday at the Santa Clara Catholic Church in Central at 10 a.m. Interment followed in the Central Cemetery. The Rev. Fr. Felix Sheridan officiated.

GARCIA: Saturino V. Garcia of Central died at Hillcrest General Hospital Friday, April 30. He was 80 years of age and had been a Grant County resident for the past 50 years. Rosary services were held at Cox Mortuary Chapel Saturday and Sunday evenings at 7 p.m. and funeral services were held Monday at Santa Clara Catholic Church in Central with the Rev. Fr. Henry Saxon officiating. Burial was in the Central cemetery. Hs survived by his wife, Sarah; seven sons, Mike and Henry of Los Angeles, Lawrence of Silver City, Sam and Arthur of Central, Ernest of Bishop, CA, and Bill of Albuquerque; four daughters, Mrs. Evelyn Caballero of San Bernardino, CA, Mrs. Edith Para of Silver City, Mrs. Ruth Munoz of Central, and Mrs. Kate Luna of Santa Rita; 32 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren.

GARCIA: Requiem mass for Senovio Garcia, 75 long-time employee of the Silver City street department, was held Tuesday, Jan. 12, with the Rev. Fr. John Linnane officiating. Burial was at the Catholic cemetery. Survivors include his widow, two daughters, Mrs. Maxcenia Bernal, Los Angeles and Mrs. Socorro Trujillo, Silver City; two sons, Angel and Baltazar Garcia, Silver City; ten grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Cox Mortuary.

GARCIA: Serafina Trujillo Garcia, 96, fondly referred to as “Nana” or “Fia”, resident of Bayard, entered into eternal rest Monday, April 20, at Gila Regional Medical Center. She was born March 5, 1902, to Francisco and Dolores Tafoya Trujillo in Chiz, N.M. Mrs. Garcia was a homemaker, and a loving mother and grand mother. Visitations will be held this evening 6-7:30 with the prayer vigil following at Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley. The funeral liturgies will he celebrated at 10 Thursday morning, also at Infant Jesus Catholic Church, with Father Dan Porter officiating. Committal services and burial will follow at the Hurley Cemetery. Survivors include a son, Eugenio Garcia of Albuquerque; two daughters. Dolores Ordoñez and Flora Montoya, both of Bayard; nine grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jose Garcia, and her daughter, Chata Onjalva. Pallbearers will be Marc Grijalva, Aaron Garcia, Joey Montoya, Albert Trujillo, George Montoya and Isi Trujillo.

GARCIA: Teresa V. Garcia, 94, died in Silver City. Mrs. Garcia was born in Mexico, but was a longtime resident of Grant County. She was a communicant of Saint Vincent's Catholic Church. Mrs. Garcia is survived by one daughter, Socorro Trejo of Silver City, one son, Baltazar Mendoza of Silver City; one brother, Jose Vasquez of Chihuahua, Mexico; six grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. Rosary recitation was recited at the Wheeler Funeral Home Chapel and Mass of the resurrection was celebrated at Saint Vincent's Catholic Church with Monsignor A. James Milano officiating. Interment followed at the Silver City Catholic Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Robert Y. Escobar, Alex D. Duran Jr., Tomas L. Duran, Benny Blea, David Duarte and Joe Medran. Honorary pallbearers were Baltazar Mendoza, Emiterio Escobar, Alex L. Duran Sr., Steve Garcia and Joe Ray Sr. Arrangements were by the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

GARCIA: Tranquillo O. Garcia, 67, died May 19 at his residence in Silver City. Mr. Garcia was born July 6, 1914 in Hurley, the son of Valerio N. and Narissa Ortega Garcia. He has resided here since 1937 and had been employed as a mechanic with Sharon Steele before retiring in 1978. He was a communicant of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Garcia is survived by his wife, Isabel Acosta Garcia ; two sons , Henry Garcia of Rowlands Heights, Calif. and Silvestre Garcia of Central; a daughter, Patricia Garcia of Silver City; three sisters Antonia Gutierrez and Maria Navarez, both of Las Cruces and Lupe Herrera of Blythe, Calif.; two brothers, Valerio Garcia of Hillsboro and Daniel Garcia of Deming; nine grandchildren, one great-grandchild; several nieces and nephews. Rosary recitation was May 21 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic church. Mass of the resurrection was celebrated Saturday, May 22 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic church. Both services were officiated by Monsignor A. James Milano. Internment followed at the Catholic Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Jesus Acosta, Jamie Garcia, Pat Valencia, Arturo Acosta, Raymond Gutierrez and Henry Garcia. Arraignments by Curtis Bright Funeral Home.

GARCIA: Vivian B. Garcia, of Bayard, died Saturday at his home. Mr. Garcia was born in Bosque and lived in Santa Rita and Bayard for the past 37 years. He was a communicant of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church and was a longtime member of Local 890 of the Steelworkers. He retired from Kennecott in 1977 after 29 years of service as a journeyman diesel mechanic. He is survived by his wife, Matilde Garcia of Bayard; five sons, Jose E. (Alex) Garcia of Albuquerque, Able Garcia of Monterey Park, CA, Patricio Garcia of Bayard, Lawrence Garcia of Mimbres and Nelson Garcia of Bayard; four sisters, Rose Gonzales of Lemitar, Peligrina Cordova of Bosque, and Betty Trujillo and Lola Torrez, both of Denver CO; four daughters-in-law, Viola Garcia of Albuquerque, Lucy Garcia of Monterey Park, Lydia Garcia of Mimbres and Mary Ellen Garcia of Bayard; and seven grandchildren. Rosary recitation will be tonight at 7:30 in the Wheeler Funeral Home chapel and Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at 10 am Tuesday in Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard. The Rev. Tomas Perez will officiate at both services. Interment will follow in the Fort Bayard National Cemetery with full military honors conducted by Allingham-Golding Post No. 18 of the American Legion. Serving as pallbearers will be the five sons, Alex, Abel, Patricio, Lawrence, and Nelson Garcia. Honorary pallbearers will be Alfred Roybal, Simon Nunez Manuel Yniguez Toby Llamas and Esequiel Apodaca. Arrangements by Wheeler.

GARCIA: Wallace M. “Wally” Garcia, 69, of Silver City passed away Monday, Dec. 14, at Gila Regional Medical Center. The family will receive friends from 2-4 this afternoon at Bright Funeral Home. Rosary will be conducted at 7 this evening at Bright Funeral I-tome, with Deacon Bill Holguin. The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, with Father Marcos Reyna officiating. Interment will be in the St. Vincent dc Paul Catholic Cemetery, with full military honors. Mr. Garcia was born Sept. 3, 1929, in Santa Rita, the son of David V. Garth and Adelaida Mawson Garcia. Mr. Garcia married Angelina Gonzales Garcia on Oct. 3, 1959, in Silver City. Mr. Garcia is survived by his wife, Angelina Gonzales Garcia; seven sons, David Garcia and his wife Delia, of Silver City. Tommy Garcia and his wife, Beatrice, of Pomona, CA, Jerry Garcia of CA, Steve Garcia and his wife, Amy, of Silver City, Eddie Joe Garcia and his wife, Liz, of Las Cruces, Larry Garcia of Las Cruces, and Randy Garcia of Silver City; a daughter, Eileen Garcia of Las Cruces; 19 grandchildren, David, Adrian, Rudy, Eva, Shirley, Tommy, Mitchell, Tommy Joseph, Jerry, Jaime, Tonya, Audrey, Steven, Nathan, Amber, Steven, Denise, Sammie Jo, Lawrence and Reno, and his dog, Happy Garcia; 10 great-grandchildren; a sister, Barbara Delgado, and her husband, David, of Bayard; a very special friend, John Carnegie of Silver City; and numerous other nieces, nephews and cousins. Mr. Garcia was preceded in death by his parents, and two brothers, Junior Garcia and Sammy Garcia. He was member of Steelworkers Local 890. He served as steward for many--- Garcia was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Church. He had very active in Democratic Party. He enjoyed hobbies like wood crafting and he loved making Southwest arts. He had spent his life carving on a large sailboat with even the tiniest of details. Pallbearers for Mr. Garcia’s service were Adrian Garcia, Rudy, Steve, Nathan, Garcia, Ronnie Delgado, Sam Delgado and Steven Robles. Bright Funeral was in charge.

GARCIA: Rosary services were held Tuesday evening at Central for Ysabel M. Garcia, who died Sunday in Hillcrest Hospital, of a stab wound received June 25 in an affray at Santa Rita. Mass was said in the Central Catholic Church at 9 am Wednesday. Burial followed in the Central Cemetery under direction of the Curtis Mortuary.

GARCIA: Mrs., Ysabel V. Garcia, 83, died Tuesday morning in the Hillcrest General Hospital. She was a member of a pioneer family. Born in Las Cruces, the ancestors of Mrs. Garcia were among the first Spanish families to locate In the Mesilla Valley. Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Juanita Gomez, Bayard; Mrs. C. G. Henderson, West Covina, Calif.; Mrs. Pedro B. Lucero Silver City; Mrs. Manuel L. Trujillo, Tucson, Ariz.; three sons, Richard V. Garcia, David V. Garcia, .Bayard; Edward V. Garcia, Wilmington Calif.; 25 grandchildren and 32 great grandchildren. Rosary services were held Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. in the Cox Mortuary Chapel with mass in the Bayard Catholic Church today and burial in Hanover cemetery.

GARCIA/MORENO/SALAS: Funeral services for the four victims of the Fierro Mine explosion on March 22,were held Tuesday at 4 p.m. at the Catholic Church in Fierro the Reverend Don This leading the mass. The four men, Lorenzo and Melquiades Moreno, brothers, their brother- in- law Roberto S. Garcia and Francisco Salas, were killed in a powder explosion which occurred while they were driving a tunnel at the 300 level in a portion of the ....lead property unworked for a number of years. Cause of the apparently premature explosion was unknown. Members of the next shift, going underground to hunt the missing crew, found the bodies covered with loose rock which took some hours to clear away. The men were working for the construction firm of Yacomo and Fuller, which had the contract for the work from U. S. Smelting and Refining Company. A coroner’s jury headed by H. O. Worthen, Justice of the Peace, Monday returned a verdict of death by accidental powder explosion. Roberto S. Garcia, 23, of Fierro, is survived by his mother and father, two brothers, and three sisters. Francisco Salas, 36, of Hanover, is survived by his wife, four children, his mother, four brothers and three sisters. Lorenzo Moreno, 32, Fierro, is survived by his wife, four children, four sisters, his father and mother. Melquiades Moreno, 26, of Fierro, is survived by his wife, four sisters, his mother and father. Internment was made in the Fierro cemetery the Cox mortuary was in charge of arrangements.

GARCIA: ********** 71, died at Hillcrest Hospital, Feb. 6. Mr. Garcia was a native of Las Cruces and had lived in Bayard most of his life. He was employed by Kennecott Copper Corporation for ten years and had the sanitation contract for Bayard and Ft. Bayard for many years. Survivors include seven sons, Ramon, Florencio, Joe, and Jimmy all of Bayard, Miguel and Juan of Silver City and Manuel of Hayward, Calif.; three daughters, Mrs. Esperanza Sosoya of Silver City, Mrs. Mary Esther Marin of Hurley, and Mrs. Carmen Garcia of Bayard and one brother, Donaciano of Bayard. Funeral Mass was recited Feb.10 at the Holy Family Catholic Church in Hanover. Internment followed in the Hanover Cemetery with Rev. Fr. Jesus Espinosa officiating.

GARDEA: Darrell M. Gardea, 27, died Sunday in the Sherman area. Me. Gardea was born in Torrance, CA, and while in the Silver City area was a carpenter for the reconstruction business. He is survived by his daughter, Margo A. Gardea and son Elipha M. Gardea both of Silver City, his mother, Frances S. Candelaria and step-father Joe Candelaria of Bayard, a brother, Richard Rodriguez of Bayard, three uncles, five aunts and numerous cousins. Rosary recitation will be at 7:30 P.M., today, July 5, in the Curtis-Bright Chapel. Mass of the Resurrection will be held at 10:00 A.M. Friday, July 6, at the Saint Francis Newman Center in Silver City with the Reverend Fathers Anthony Bengert and Jaime Soliz officiating at both services. Burial will follow in the Silver City Catholic Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers are Ysidro R. Salas, David M. Salas, Ysidro Salas, Jr., Alfred Duran, Freddie Duran and Paul Duran.

GARDEA: Kathy M. Gardea, 25, died Sunday in the Sherman area. Mrs. Gardea was born in Los Angeles, California and while living in Silver City with her husband, Darrel Gardea, was a student at Western New Mexico University. She is survived by her daughter Margo A. Gardea, son, Elipha M. Gardea both of Silver City, her father, Enrique Martinez, of Rosemead, Calif., her mother, Katy Reyes and step-father, Paul Reyes both of Los Angeles, CA, nine sisters, Ruby Block and Olga Avalos both of Rosemead, CA, Alice Sanchez of Pear Blossom, CA, Rosie Estrada of San Diego, CA, Linda Tilton of Frankfort, Germany, Eva Flores, Margie Martinez, Blanca Granados, Nina Martinez all of Los Angeles, CA, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Rosary recitation will be 7:30 PM, today, July 5, in the Curtis-Bright Chapel. Mass of the resurrection will be 10:00 AM, Friday, July6,in the Saint Francis Newman Center with the Reverend Fathers Anthony Bengert and Jaime Soliz officiating at both services. Burial will follow in the Silver City Catholic Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers are Rigoberto Salas, Hector Salas, David Salas, Roland Salas, Joe Burges and Richard Bradfield. Honorary pallbearers for both Kathy and her husband Darrell are, Pete Flores, Hank Garcia, Frank Amaya, Juan Cruz, Dick Adualto, Jackie Silva, Chemo Hernandez, Dickie Adeato and Jackie Silva.

GARDINER: Frank E. (Buster) Gardiner, --, died Friday at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was a resident of Grant County since 1939. Mr. Gardiner was a veteran of World War II and had retired from the Kennecott Copper Corp. He was preceded in death by his grandson, Wade Williams., and his father, Leland. Mr. Gardiner ------He is survived by his wife, Wanda E. Gardiner; two daughters, Peggy A. Williams and her husband, J.D. Jr., and Darlene F. Rinker and her husband, Eddy; a sister, Angeline Greene, and her husband Bud, of Phoenix; four grandchildren; Denise M. Lemley, Kim Stephens and her husband, Rob, Frank Rinker and his wife, Ione, and Jeremy Rinker; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation for Mr. Gardiner will he held Monday from 8:30-9:30 a.m. at Curtis-Bright Funeral Home with a graveside service at Memory Lane Cemetery at 10 a.m. The Rev. Ray Keene will officiate. Family members selected Curtis-Bright and Lordsburg Funeral Homes to serve them.

GARDNER: Albert E. Gardner, 69, of Hurley, a World War I veteran and retired employee of Chino Mines Division, Kennecott Copper Corp. where he worked for 32 years, died last Friday in the Fort Bayard Veterans Hospital. Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Mary E. Gardner; a son, Clyde, serving in the U.S. Navy in Japan; a daughter, Mrs. Barbara Mathis of Laconia, Ind.; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two brothers, Abie Gardner, Bayard and Lawrence Gardner, Deming; and a sister, Mrs. Nellie Gray, Bayard. Funeral services were held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Cox Mortuary chapel. Conducting the rites was the Rev. Harold E. Johnson of the Santa Rita Community Church and the Rev. A.L. Kline, former pastor of the Hurley Community Church. Burial was in the Silver City cemetery.

GARDNER: Mrs. Ann Gardner, 66, a resident of Bayard for many years passed away Monday night at her home, following a brief illness. Survivors are her son Robert W Gardner, of Silver City; a daughter, Mrs. Ellen Johnson, of Albuquerque; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild; her mother, Mrs. Julia Mayes, Bayard; two brothers and three sisters. Mrs. Gardner was the widow of the late Fred E Gardner, who died in 1944. Funeral services will be held at 2pm Thursday at the Curtis mortuary chapel. The Rev. Harold E Johnson of the Santa Rita community church will conduct the rites. Burial will be in the Silver City cemetery.

GARDNER: Bobbie Lee Gardner, 59, died May 2 at Gila Regional Medical Center in Silver City. She was born in Lake Arthur, NM. She was a member of the First United Presbyterian Church. Mrs. Gardner is survived by her husband, Robert W. Gardner of Tyrone; three daughters, Sharon Lewis of Tyrone, Yvonne Mangrum of Pleasanton, Texas and Barbara Billings of Silver City; four sisters, Ruth Lovell of Dequeen, AR, Sue DeVore of West Virginia, Betty Marsh of Georgetown, S.C. and Laverne Gaddy of St. Charles, Missouri; two brothers, Jack Spruill Jr. of Ventura, Calif. and Donald Spruill of Crockett, Texas and four granddaughters. A private memorial service was held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements by the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

GARDNER: Charles A. Gardner, 58, a resident of Bayard, died early Tuesday while asleep in the home of his sister, Mrs. Ben Gray, Sr., where he lived. For some years he had been employed in the Santa Rita Post Office and prior to that time was on the staff of the Santa Rita Store Co. at Hurley. Immediate survivors are his sister and a brother, Lawrence Gray of Deming. Mr. Gray was a member of the Georgetown Lodge of Masons. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Cox Mortuary.

GARDNER: Funeral services were held last Tuesday afternoon for John William Gardner, Bayard grocery man who died Saturday in the Grant County General Hospital, following a heart attack suffered at his home. Rev. Harold E. Johnson officiated at the services, which were held at the Cox Mortuary chapel. Masonic bodies of the Mimbres and Santa Rita officiated at the graveside services. The deceased, who was 56 at the time of death, is survived by his wife, Addie Keel Gardner, Bayard; a son, John William, also of Bayard; his mother, Mrs. Lawrence E. Gardner, Sr. of Turnerville; three brothers, Albert E. Gardner of Hurley, Lawrence E. Gardner, Jr. of Deming, and Charles A. Gardner, Turnerville; and a sister, Mrs. B.F. Gray of Hurley.

GARDNER: Lola May Gardner, 75, a resident of Grant County for the past 43 years, died Friday at Fort Bayard Medical Center. She was born Aug. 8, 1913, in Cheyenne, Okla. She married Charles Gilbert Gardner in Deming on March 4, 1935, and was a homemaker. Calling hours will be Monday from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. at Baca's Hillcrest funeral chapel with the Rev. Madeline Cruz officiating. Interment will follow at the Cliff-Gila Mesa Cemetery. Survivors are her husband, Charles Gilbert Gardner of Silver City; a son, Charles Gardner Jr. of Silver City; three daughters, Dorothy Taylor of Gila, Noreen Tow of Silver City and Geneva Adams of Bayard; 15 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Casket bearers are Lee Taylor, Jep Carter, David McDowell, Gale Carter, Tony Jacquez and Johnny Arroyos. Honorary bearers are all of her friends. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

GARDNER: Mary Estilene Gardner, 80, died Monday at Ft. Bayard Medical Center. Mrs. Gardner was a native of Joplin, MO, and had resided in Grant County for the past 62 years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert E. Gardner in 1960. Mrs. Gardner is survived by two nieces, Mrs. Myrtle Stretz of Hurley, Mrs. Besta Holcomb of El Paso, Texas, four nephews, Robert E. Gray of Hurley, William E. Gray of Bayard, Frank E. Gray of Albuquerque and Robert Gardner of Tyrone. Survivors also include two sisters, Mrs. Althea Eddings and Mrs. Grace Bower, both of Ypsilanti, MI, two grandchildren, Clyde B. Stokes of Tucson, AZ, Mrs. Barbara Mathis of Glenwood, ten great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services were Wednesday, June 21 in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel with Rev. Billy Foster of the First Baptist Church of Bayard officiating. Burial followed in Memory Lane Cemetery with the Robert Taper Rebekah Lodge #29 of Bayard conducting graveside services. Serving as pallbearers were I.D. Cook, George Abbott, Henry Wallis, Marvin Beach, Jack Shinn and Frank Lea. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Volunteer Service Center at Ft. Bayard Medical Center.

GARDNER: Rhonda Lynn Gardner, 15, resident of Deming, died March 15 as the result of an accident. She was born September 1, 1968 in Deming and was a sophomore at Deming High School. She was a member of the 9th Street Church of Christ and member of the Future Farmers of America. Funeral services were held March 16 at the Wheeler Mortuary with George Randall, preacher of the 9th Street Church of Christ officiating. Burial followed at Mountain View Cemetery. Rhonda is survived by her parents, Donald and Lila Gardner of Deming; two brothers, Rex and Lee Gardner of Deming; two sisters, Janet Ernst of Deming and Mildred Gardner of Los Lunas and her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Pense of Wilcox, AZ. A memorial fund has been set up in her memory at the Deming National Bank. Arrangements by Baca's Wheeler Mortuary.

GARDNER: Robert W Gardner, 71, a lifelong area resident, entered eternal rest Sunday at his home in Tyrone. He was born Jan. 21 1923, in Santa Rita to Frederick Edgar and Mary Ann Mayes Gardner. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was awarded the American Theater, European, African and Middle Eastern Campaign ribbons, the Good Conduct Medal and the Victory Medal. After his military service, he returned to his beloved Santa Rita, where he worked as a heavy-equipment operator until his retirement. In 1991, his book, "Santa Rita, Under the Kneeling Nun," was published, fulfilling his lifelong dream. He is survived by three daughters, Sharon Lewis and her husband Raymond, of Tyrone, Yvonne K. Russell and her husband, Ken, of Albuquerque, and Barbara L. Billings and her husband, Don, of Silver City. He is also survived by his sister, Ellen Elizabeth Jenson, and her husband, Max, of Albuquerque; four granddaughters; and one grandson. He was preceded in death by his wife, Bobbie, on May 3, 1984. At Mr. Gardner's request, cremation has taken place and internment of cremains will take place in a private ceremony. In lieu of flowers, his family requests contributions in his name to the Gila Regional Hospice Program. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels and Mimbres Crematorium.

GARRETSON: Ralph B. Garretson Jr., 48, of Las Cruces, died Sunday in Midland, Texas, from injuries he received in an accident. Survivors include his wife, Diana "Punkie" Garretson of Las Cruces; a son Ralph B. Garretson III of Palo Alto, Calif.; a daughter, Ellis Elizabeth of Charlottesville, VA; his mother, Dorothy Tatum Garretson of Albuquerque; his brother, James D. Garretson, of Flagstaff, AZ; his sister, Ann Marshall of Denver, CO; and five step- children, Steven, David, Mary Kay, Croft and Chrissie Edwards. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the St. James Episcopal Church in Las Cruces. Burial will be at 3 p.m. in the Fort Bayard National Cemetery. The family requests that contributions be made to the Las Cruces Big Brothers/Big Sisters or Mothers Against Drunk Drivers.

GARRISON: Larry G. Garrison, 25, died Nov. 1 at the St. Mary's Trauma Center in Roswell. He was born in Clarksville, TX and was residing in Ruidoso at the time of his death. Larry is survived by one daughter, Amanda Jean Garrison of Franklin, TX, his parents Joe and Montie Garrison of Silver City ; three brothers, Gary Garrison of Mountainair, NM., Stan and Mark Garrison of Silver City. Funeral services were held Wednesday Nov. 3 at the Curtis-Bright Chapel, Reverend Don Wiley officiated. Internment followed at the Memory Lane Cemetery. Arraignments by Curtis Bright Funeral Home.

GARRISON: Montie Jean Garrison, 64, of Silver City passed away Saturday, Feb. 21, at Gila Regional Medical Center. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. today at Bright Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Bright Funeral Home with the Rev. David Prell officiating. Interment will be in Memory Lane Cemetery. Mrs. Garrison was born July 11, 19--, in Detroit, Texas. She was the daughter of Montie "Bus" and Opal Raglin. When she was 3 months old, her mother died, and she was adopted and raised by her mother's sister and her husband, Luther Lamb and Eula Elem Lamb. She married Joe W. Garrison on July 11, 1951, in Dallas. Mrs. Garrison is survived by her husband of 47 years, Joe; three sons, Gary Garrison, Stan Garrison and his wife, Kim, and Mark Garrison, all of Silver City; three sisters, Mary Jo Kinny and her husband, Bill, of Dallas, Betty Sue Morris, also of Dallas, and Joyce Wright of Paris, Texas; four grandchildren, Amanda Jean Garrison of Arizona, and Vanessa Garrison, Seth Garrison and Adam Garrison, all of Silver City; and several other relatives. Mrs. Garrison was preceded in death by her parents and by one son, Larry Garrison, in 1982. She attended high school in Detroit and graduated from Detroit High School in 1951. Mr. and Mrs. Garrison, along with their four sons, moved from Breckenridge, Texas to Silver City in 1975. Mrs. Garrison loved spending time with her family. She was an excellent cook, and would frequently gather family and friends together and cook a feast for them. She loved decorating her home, and the beauty in her home was a reflection of the beauty in her. She also enjoyed ceramics and made many beautiful pots and figurines. Mrs. Garrison touched the lives of all those who knew her in such a special way. All of her grandchildren became the apples of her eye, and they just loved being with their granny, All of her family and friends will miss her so much, but know she is with God and smiling down upon them. Pallbearers for Mrs. Garrison's service will be Clyde Morris, Charles Crutcher, Durl Welch, Bill Dickerson, Charles King and James Garrison. Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

GARRISON: Margret C. Garrison, 69, a resident of Lake Roberts, died Sunday at her home. She was a former resident of Las Cruces and was a homemaker. Services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. in the Bethel Bible Fellowship with Buckey Stockton officiating. Interment will follow in the Masonic Cemetery in Las Cruces. Survivors are her daughter, Ollie Camunez of Lake Roberts; a son, Virgil Garrison Jr. of Las Cruces; and nine grandchildren. Local arrangements are entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

GARRISON: Pear Garrison, 71, died Wednesday, October 11, as a result of injuries received in an accident in Albuquerque. Mrs. Garrison was a former resident of Grant County and a retired employee of the Veterans Hospital at Ft. Bayard. She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Sarah Jane Aam of Denver, CO, three sons, Edward L. Hinds, Jr., of El Paso, TX, Burl Hinds Jr., of Albuquerque, William D. Hinds of Bastrop, TX, 18 grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Survivors also include two brothers, Loren Green of Los Angeles, Calif., Bob Green of Bakersfield, CA and a sister, Mrs. Luber Cannady of Bakersfield. Funeral services were at 1 p.m., Saturday, October 14 in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel with Rev. W. W. Coker of the Glad Tidings of Assembly of God officiating. Burial followed in Memory Lane Cemetery.

GARRISON: William C. Garrison, of Central, 48, a veteran of World War II, died Feb. 28 at Fort Bayard Veterans Hospital. Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Pearl Garrison; his mother, Mrs. Nellie Garrison of Cuba, NM; four brothers and two sisters. Funeral services were held Monday at 1:30 p.m. in the Fort Bayard chapel. Burial was in the Fort Bayard Cemetery with full military honors. Serving as pallbearers were members of the Hurley Post of the American Legion. Interment was under the direction of the Wheeler’ Mortuary of Deming.

GARTON: William Finley Garton, 45, Kennecott Copper Corporation Chino Mines smelter foreman at Hurley, died of a heart attack Monday afternoon while trout fishing on Mogollon Creek with his two sons, Lester, 19 and William, Jr., 15. They had gone to the Mogollon Mountains for a day's outing. William drove to Cliff to report the fatal attack. Sheriff John Turney was notified by telephone. Chief Deputy Sheriff Lawrence Shelley, accompanied by Deputy Sheriff Carl Rice and several persons at Cliff, together with U.L. Conner, justice of the peace and coroner of the Silver City precinct, went to the scene immediately. The body was brought to the Cox Mortuary. At an inquest, the coroner's jury returned a verdict of death caused by a heart seizure. Surviving, besides the two sons, are his wife, Mrs. Mary E. Garton; a brother, Walter B. Garton, Victoria, Texas; and mother, Mrs. Inez Garton, Cuero, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 4 o'clock this afternoon at the Cox Mortuary chapel, the Rev. Alfred S. Kline officiating. Burial will take place in the Masonic cemetery.

GARTON: William F. Garton, 49, entered into rest Friday in rural Grant County. He was born Feb. 2, 1945, in Santa Rita and was a lifetime Grant County resident. He graduated from Cobre High School in 1963 and was active in Future Farmers of America. He played in Little League and softball for years, and dearly loved hunting and fishing. After high school, he went to work for the Santa Fe Railroad and later started working for Chino Mines, where he remained for 22 years. He also worked for Cypress Minerals and Cobre Mining for a period of time. He married Barbara Galassini in 1967and they were divorced in 1993. Memorial services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2 in Baca's Funeral Chapels with Mr. David Strain officiating. Cremation has taken place at Baca's Mimbres Crematorium. Survivors include his mother, Mary K. Garton of Phoenix; two daughters, Brandi Evatt and her husband, Phil, of Hurley, and Brynda Nicole Garton of Arenas Valley; a brother, Lester Garton, and his wife, Joyce, of Rio Rancho; and a granddaughter, Haley Evatt of Hurley. Honorary bearers are Albert Arrey, Robert Holliday, Jay Wysong, D.J. Alvarado, Mike McGee and Phil Evatt. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

GARVER: Patricia Marilyn Garver, two year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David H. Garver of 101 S. Bayard St., died at 3 am yesterday of bulbar polio myelitis. The child had been ill for two days. The Graver’s recently came to Silver City from Roswell. Mr. Garver is employed by the Internal Revenue Dept. Funeral services will be a funeral mass at St Vincent de Paul Church at 9 o’clock Friday morning. Interment will be made in the city cemetery immediately following the mass, with Cox Mortuary in charge. Surviving besides the mother and father is one sister, and the grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. D. C: Garver and Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Jackson.

GARVER: Mrs. Ruth Jackson Garver, 24, died of polio at Hillcrest General Hospital Tuesday. Funeral services will be held this morning at 9 o’clock at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with the Rev. John P. Linnane officiating at the funeral mass. She had lived here two months, having come here from Roswell. She is survived by her husband, David. H. Garver, one daughter, Linda, her father H. A. Jackson and a brother, H. A. Jackson, Jr., both of Holbrook, AZ; two sisters, Mrs. Lulu Gratham of Claypool, AZ, and Mrs. Ann Herr of Lafayette, IN. A daughter, Patricia Marilyn, 2, died last week of polio. Pallbearers are James S. Ryan, Murray Ryan, Ray Brancheau, Bill Barker, Wm. H. Muflane and Paul Wright. Burial will be in the Silver City cemetery.

GARY: Giles Alvis Gary 85, died Monday, March 1 at his home in Silver City The funeral service was to be held today at 10 in the morning at Baca's Funeral Chapels with Floyd Robert son officiating. Burial followed at Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Veteran’s honors were accorded by local veterans groups. Mr. Gary was born July 30, 1913, in Tenaha, Texas, to LaGran and Cora (Bowers) Gary. He was the longest surviving member of his immediate family, three sisters and four brothers preceding him in death. He was also preceded in death by his son, Richard Gary. Known to his friends as "Gary," he retired from Kennecott Copper Corp. as a train engineer in 1978. He was an avid fisherman and craps player, but his favorite pastime was watching Fighting Colts football and basketball. He had a quick wit and a dry sense of humor. He will be remembered as a loving and dedicated husband, dad and grandfather. His greatest pride was his children and his greatest joy was his grandchildren. He was raised on a cotton farm in East Texas. He served his country during World War II in the 7th Cavalry's campaigns in the South Philippines and New Guinea. Upon his discharge in 1945, he came to New Mexico. His survivors are his wife of 44 years, Flora Gary; two sons, Johnny Gonzales and his wife, Sandie, of El Toro, CA, and Tommy Gonzales of San Bernardino, CA; three daughters, Margie Gary of Alamogordo, Liz Gary of Silver City, and Susie Collins and her husband, Robert, of Waco, Texas; 16 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Casket bearers were Juan Gonzales, Matthew Kaltenbaugh, Avelino Maestas, Giles Gary, Caleb Gary and Eric Arellano. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

GARZA: Andy C. Garza, 13 year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Miguel G. Garza of Hurley, died Saturday evening in Hillcrest Hospital after a brief illness. Andy was a student at Snell Junior High School. He is also survived by a brother, Mike, of Hurley; two sisters, Mrs. Rosie G. Gonzales of Denver, and Margaret G. Ortega of Hurley; his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Miguel A. Garza of Hurley; and his maternal grandmother, Mrs. Dolores P. Calderon of Bayard. Rosary was said in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel Monday at 8 p.m. Funeral mass was recited in the Infant Jesus Catholic Church at Hurley Tuesday at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Fr. Leo Lumas officiating Interment followed in the Hurley Cemetery. Casket bearers were Fernie Garza, Bobby Garza, David Martinez, Tony Duran, Tommy Gonzales and Carlos Grado, Jr.

GARZA: Mrs. Catalina Carrillo Garza, resident of Los Angeles, died in Silver City at the home of her brother, Albert Carrillo, Tuesday night, having been in ailing health for some time. Mrs. Garza had been in this city for several weeks in an effort to recuperate from a recent operation. Although in very poor health, Mrs. Garza’s death was unexpected, and came as a sudden shock to her family. The deceased was born in Silver City, Feb. 13, 1911, the daughter of Epifanio and Lorenza Carrillo. She attended Silver City schools and on Nov 28, l939 was united in marriage to Gilbert Garza of Los Angeles, who survives. Other survivors, all of Silver City, are brothers, Albert, Arcadio and Canuto Carrillo, her father, Epifanio Carrillo and several nieces and nephews. Arrangements are that the remains will lie in state at the home of Albert Carrillo today. A mass will be said at the St. Vincent’s Catholic Church at 9a.m. Friday and burial will be made in the Catholic Cemetery in the afternoon. Rev Fr. John Linnane will officiate.

GARZA: Miguel A. Garza, 96, a former longtime resident of Hurley, entered into rest Tuesday, June 9, at Columbia educational Center in El Paso Texas. He was born Sept 29, 1901, in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. Mr. Garza retired from Kennecott Copper Corp., where he served as a converter skimmer for almost 26 years. He was a member of Infant Jesus Catholic Church and a past member of Local 890 of the United Steelworkers union. He loved to play his guitar and sing. Besides his love for music,- a visit with a friend over coffee brought him much pleasure. Visitation will be from 2-4 p.m. today at Baca’s Funeral Chapels. Vigil services will be held tonight at 7 at Infant Jesus Catholic Church in, Hurley, where the -funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday morning at 10. Committal services and burial will follow in the Hurley Cemetery. Father Dan Porter will officiate at all services. Survivors include a son, Miguel G. Garza of Hurley; two adopted sons, Fernando Garza of Colorado Springs, CO, and Robert Garza of Orlando, FL; four daughters, Soledad Carreon of Hurley, Antonia Baca of Hurley, Dolores Sandoval of El Paso, and Isabel Ponce of Bayard; a brother; Jesus Garza of California; a sister, Incarnacion Limas of El Paso; seven grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Vidalia Garza, in 1980; two grandsons, David Sandoval, in 1983, and Andres Garza, in1971; and a great-grandson, Dominic Garza. Casket bearers will be Louie Ortega, Eddie Gonzales, Michael Gonzales, Sam Martinez, David Montoya and Tony Diaz. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels.

GARZA: U.S. Border Patrol Senior Agent Rene B. Garza, 51, of Lordsburg passed away while on duty Wednesday, Jan. 20. Mr. Garza will lie in state from 1-8 p.m. Sunday at Lordsburg Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday in the First Baptist Church at Lordsburg with Pastor David White officiating. Interment will be in Mountain View Cemetery. Mr. Garza was born Feb. 11, 1947, in Harlington, Texas, the son of Grace Garza. He was married to Connie Howard on March 19, 1977, in Lordsburg. Mr. Garza is survived by his wife, Connie; his mother, Grace, of Mercedes, Texas; one son, Christopher Garza; and three daughters, Cathy Garza and Becky Garza, both of Lordsburg, and Laura Lisa Garza of Harlington. Senior Agent Garza was a 23-year veteran of the U.S. Border Patrol. He was pronounced dead Wednesday night after suffering a possible cardiac arrest while on duty in a remote area of southern New Mexico. He was conducting surveillance on horseback in Skelton Canyon in the boot heel of New Mexico, about 75 miles southwest of Lordsburg. Agents say the severity of the illness and the geographical isolation were contributing factors in the death of the agent. Senior Agent Garza graduated with the Border Patrol's 107th academy class. He entered duty at the Lordsburg station on March 30, 1975, spending his entire career there. The Lordsburg station is under the jurisdiction of the El Paso sector. Senior agent Garza received numerous awards and merits during the course of his tenure with the agency. Those achievements include the Special Act Award in 1996 for exemplary service in discovering stolen property; Special Act Award in 1994 for brave actions in retrieving highly sophisticated electronic equipment at a repeater site during a forest fire in the San Luis Mountains in southern New Mexico; and the International Narcotics Officers Award in 1990 for extraordinary achievements in seizing narcotics. Senior Agent Garza is remembered as a family man who was an avid horseman and was recognized for his establishment and maintenance of a local Gymkhana Club for young people. The program helped local youngsters learn horsemanship and other equestrian skills. Pallbearers will be an honor guard of - U.S. Border Patrol officers out of the El Paso sector. Lordsburg Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

GARZA: Robert Garza, 74, passed away April 15 in Los Angeles. His hobbies were fishing and golfing. He is survived by his wife, Amelia, and his son, Steven, of the home. He was preceded in death by his parents, Norberto and Esperanza Garza; and by a son, Rudy Garza, in 1971. Cremation has taken place. His ashes were scattered in the ocean.

GASKA: Frances E. Gaska, of Lake Roberts died Aug. 15 in her home. Mrs. Gaska and her husband had resided at Lake Roberts for the past year, moving here from Albuquerque. She is survived by her husband Matthew of Lake Roberts, three daughters, Diane Mares of Albuquerque, Lynn Boe of Lake Roberts, Karen Dunseith of Bay Port, NY; one son, Matthew Joseph Gaska of Albuquerque; one sister, Alice Kleber of Cateret, N.J. Funeral services were Aug. 28 in the Wheeler Chapel with the Rev. Rod Chandler of the Mimbres Baptist Church officiating. Interment followed at Memory Lane. Arrangements under the direction of the Wheeler Funeral Home.

GASKINS: Mrs. Daisy Irene Gaskins, 62, who had resided in Silver City three years, passed away Wednesday. She is survived by a daughter Mrs. Faye Williams, Silver City, a nephew, George H. Blythe, Chicago, two nieces, Mrs. Dan S. McCray and Mrs. Kyle Scott, Columbus Ohio, and a brother, Joseph Nicholson, Burlington, North Carolina. The remains will be sent to will Carolina where burial will take place.

GATES: Beatrice Bernice (Von Tress) Gates, 69, a resident of El Paso, Texas, since 1945, entered eternal rest Tuesday in El Paso. She was born Oct. 3, 1923, in Limedale, Ind., to John and Alice Von Tress, late residents of Mimbres. She attended school at Hanover, Santa Rita and Hurley. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Texas at El Paso. Mrs. Gates taught 15 years at Sageland Elementary and five years at Mesa Vista Elementary School in the Ysleta Independent School District. She was a member of the Ysleta Retired Teachers Association, Fidelis Mu Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa Sorority for Teachers, Eastern Star Woodbind Chapter, and Grace United Methodist Church in El Paso. She was a member of the Southwest Square Dance Association for 39 years. Mrs. Gates belonged to the Advance and Challenge Group of El Paso Square Dance Group. She and her husband square danced the country over. She is survived by Bob Gates, her husband of 48 years, a daughter, Elaine Gates Carson, and her husband, Adolfo, and a grandson, Aaron McMurtrie, all of El Paso. Her sisters include Elaine Justus and her husband, John, of Peralta, N.M., Ella Kubiak of Friendswood, Texas, and Mary Von Tress of Mimbres. Her brothers include William "Bill" Von Tress and his wife, Lila of Angleton, Texas, and John Von Tress and his wife, Louise, of Mimbres. Mrs. Gates also had many nieces and nephews. The ones living in the Silver City area are Gaylene Agnew, Greg Collins, Dan Von Tress and Larry Von Tress. She was preceded in death by her parents and her sisters, Sara Cargile and Margaret Godfrey. She will lie in state Friday from 4-9 p.m. at Martin Funeral Home on George Dieter in El Paso. Services will be held at the Grace United Methodist Church in El Paso on Saturday at 9 a.m. with Pastor Larry Castillos-Wilson officiating. Graveside services will be held at Memory Lane Cemetery in Silver City at 4 p.m. with Pastor Robert Bellows of the First United Methodist Church of Silver City officiating. Local arrangements will be handled by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Grace United Methodist Church, El Paso, Texas.

GATLIN: Lee Gatlin died of a gun shot wound during a confrontation with Lee Bloodgood at the gate leading to the Laney ranch. Funeral services for Gatlin were held Saturday at the Cox Mortuary Chapel, conducted by the Rev. H. E. Johnson, pastor of the Community church at Santa Rita. Burial was in the Silver City cemetery. He is survived by his wife and four children.

GATTIS: Mrs. Sudie Gattis, mother of Mrs. Nelson Wygant, of Silver City, passed away July 4 in Recovery Center Hospital Dallas Texas, after a long illness. She had been a resident of Dallas since 1898. For many years she spent the summer months with her daughter and family in Silver City where she had wide circle of friends. Funeral arrangements were in charge of George Knight, director of the Sparkmann Mortuary, a life long friend. Internment was in Greenwood Cemetery in the family plot where her husband and a son, who died at the age of 10 years, are buried. Mrs. Wygant attended the funeral services of her mother. Mrs. Gattis was born in Durhath, NC, and was a widow of John Wesley Gatiss, who died in San Angelo, TX, in 1907. Survivors, besides Mrs. Wygant, are another daughter, Mrs. C. B. Yeagan, with whom she lived in Dallas; a son, J. W. Gattis, of El Centro, CA; seven grandchildren, three of them being Mrs. Richard L. Kennedy and Dean Wygant of Silver City and Lt. Paul Wygant, of Galveston, TX, and 15 great grandchildren.

GAUTHIER: Ava G. Gauthier, 78, a longtime Animas resident, passed away Tuesday. June 1. at Northwest Medical Center in Tucson, AZ. Visitation will begin at 9 Monday morning at the Valley View Community Church in Cotton City, where the funeral service will start at 10 that morning with the Rev. Brad Mahan officiating. Interment will follow at the Valley View Cemetery. Mrs. Gauthier was born Nov. 10, 1920, in Sacramento, CA, to William P. and Christina Heuer. She had been a resident of Animas since 1953, moving there from Sacramento, CA, and was a postal clerk, having worked at the Animas post office from 1954 until 1981, when she retired. She was active with the PTA, the American Legion Auxiliary, and Women's AGLOW, and was a member of the Valley View Community Church in Cotton City. She is survived by her husband, Felix, of Animas; two daughters, Jeannine D. Bennett and Marilyn L. St. Germaine, both of Safford, AZ; two brothers, Earl R. Heuer of Pollack Pines, CA, and William H. Heuer of Sacramento; a sister, Barbara J. Dillion of Citrus Heights, CA; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter. Pallbearers will be Harvey Youngblood, Tommy Neeley, Randy Walter, Ladd Walker, Earl Osborn, Tommy DeVilbiss and Bob Frederickson. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels of Deming.

GAVALDON: Filemon Costales Gavaldon, 71, a lifelong Deming resident, died Sunday, Dec. 19, at Mimbres Memorial Hospital. Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Baca's Funeral Chapels in Deming, where the prayer vigil will begin at 7 that evening. As per his request, cremation will follow. He was born Nov. 22, 1928, in Salem to Celso and Dominga Costales Gavaldon. He worked most of his life in the mining industry in Grant County. In his younger years, he was an avid hunter and fisherman. Being a great outdoorsman, he taught his children well about the environment, and how to appreciate and care for it. He attended St. Ann's Catholic Church. Survivors include four sons, Filemon P. Gavaldon Jr. and his wife, Jenny, of Bayard, Albert Gavaldon and his wife, Lydia, of Bayard, Ernesto Gabaldon of Bayard, and Robert Gavaldon of Deming; three daughters, Viola G. Wofford of Lemore, CA, Diana P. Gavaldon of Salinas, CA, and Cathy Gavaldon of Deming; one brother, Lupe Gabaldon, and his wife, Betty, of Phoenix; two sisters, Natalia "Goodie" Torres and her husband, Colonel, of Deming, and Celia G. Gardia and her husband, Felipe, of Chamberino; a brother-in-law, Magdaleno Zungia of San Jose, CA; 22 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Celso and Dominga Gavaldon; and a sister, Sophia G. Zuniga. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels of Deming and Baca's Mimbres Crematory.

GAVALDON: Izaia Alexander Gavaldon, an infant baby, passed away Saturday at University of New Mexico Hospital in Albuquerque. Services are pending. Family members selected Curtis-Bright Funeral Home to serve them.

GAYLORD: Memorial services for George Gaylord will be held Saturday at 2:30 p.m. in Silver City at Elks Lodge No. 413 at 315 N. Texas St. Mr. Gaylord died Wednesday in Memorial General Hospital in Las Cruces after an extended illness. He was 77. Mr. Gaylord was a longtime Silver City businessman known throughout the state for his loyalty and leadership in the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks. He founded the Gaylord Iron and Machine Works at 800 N. Bullard St. in Silver City in 1945. Mr. Gaylord operated the business for 39 years, serving customers throughout southwest New Mexico. After selling the business in 1983, he retired to devote his time to other pursuits. During his 50 years as an Elk, Mr. Gaylord became known statewide as "Mr. Elk." He served at the highest levels in the New Mexico Elks Association and Silver City Lodge No. 413. He attended seven Grand Lodge conventions. He was president of the state association in 1974-75 and district deputy grand exalted ruler for the Elks in southern New Mexico in 1962-63. He was exalted ruler of the local lodge in 1952-53. Among other high-level positions Mr. Gaylord held during his 50 years as an Elk were first and second vice president of the state association; chairman of the committee on Grand Lodge, resolutions committee, advisory and nominating committee, and activities committee; and state and local chairman of cerebral palsy commissions. Mr. Gaylord served many years on the board of trustees and the House committee of the Silver City Lodge. He was a member of the House Committee at the time of his death. Mr. Gaylord held a life membership in the Elks National Foundation and the New Mexico Charitable and Benevolent Trust. He was honored by the members of BPOE Silver City Lodge No. 413 with a lifetime membership. The annual cerebral palsy benefit golf tournament sponsored by the Silver City Lodge was named the George Gaylord Tournament in recognition of his achievements on behalf of the BPOE fraternity. Mr. Gaylord, a native New Mexican, was born July 12, 1915, on a ranch near Folsom. He moved to Silver City as a child to live with his sister. During World War II, he worked in war production plants in San Diego, concurrently taking college extension courses. After the war, he returned to Silver City, where he started his own business. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Zoe; a daughter, Sandra McNatt, and husband, Rod, of Truth or Consequences; grandchildren, Lindy and Willie Anson Cole of Morenci, AZ, Tracy and Hershel McNatt of Oklahoma, and Rosalie Brown of Belen; and seven great-grandchildren. The services will be conducted by the past state presidents and past exalted rulers of the Elks lodges. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to an Elks' charity which includes the New Mexico Elks Cerebral Palsy Fund, and the Elks National Foundation.

GAYLORD: William Paul "Pistol" Gaylord, 70, formerly of Silver City, died at his home in Port St. Lucie, FL, on Wednesday. He attended school in Silver City, graduating from high school in 1935. He later attended college in Las Cruces and studied to be a civil engineer. He was in the Air Force in Alabama during World War II. After serving he worked for the New Mexico Highway Department and later went to Venezuela with Bechtel Construction and U.S. Steel. He was there for 23 years, retiring in 1975 to reside in Florida. He is survived by his widow, Sandra; two sons, Norman of San Francisco, CA, and Billy of Port St. Lucie; and two brothers, George of Silver City and Russell Wilson of Apache Junction, AZ. He had asked to be cremated and have his ashes dropped over the Caribbean, an area he dearly loved.

GAYTAN: Mrs. Alejandra T. Gaytan, 83, of Santa Rita, died in a Silver City rest home Monday. She had lived in Santa Rita for 15 years. Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Carmen Arrellano, Silver City; Mrs. Carlotta Herrera, Santa Rita; Mrs. Concepcion Perez, Deming and Mrs. Mercedes Escarene, Chihuahua, Mexico; two sons, Octaviano Gaytan, Acencion, Mexico; Silvestre Gaytan, Tucson; 27 grandchildren, 51 great grandchildren and 6 great-great grandchildren. Rosary services were held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Santa Rita Catholic Church, followed by mass in the church at 9:30 am Wednesday. Burial was in the Hanover cemetery.

GAYTAN: Silvestre Torrez Gaytan, 79, of Tucson, Ariz., died Wednesday at his home. He was born Dec. 31, 1915 in Santa Rita and resided in Grant County until 1974. Mr. Gaytan retired from Kennecott Copper Corp. after 35 years of service. He was a truck driver and later a foreman. He had a great love for music and dance, and had a devoted love for his family and was always eager to help them succeed. Calling hours are from 5-7 this evening in Baca's Funeral Chapels, where the vigil service will begin at seven. Deacon Johnnie Perez will recite the rosary. The funeral Mass will be celebrated at ten Saturday morning at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard with the Rev. Sam Garcia officiating. The rite of committal and burial will follow at the Hanover Cemetery. Survivors include his wife, Paula M. Gaytan of Tucson; a son, Ray Gaytan of Tucson; two daughters, Martha G. Gallegos and her husband, Severo H. Gallegos of Bayard and Stella G. Palomarez and her husband, Lazaro Palomarez of Morenci, Ariz.; two sisters, Carlota Herrera of Las Cruces and Mercedes Escareno of Chihuahua, Mexico; 13 grandchildren, Gena Vega, Marian Laguna, Richard and Lawrence Gallegos, Josie Jaurequi, Julie Kirker, Judy Diaz, Lazaro Palomarez Jr., Mario Gaytan, Linda Wright, Tony Gaytan, Raymond Gaytan and David Gaytan; and 21 great-grandchildren. Casket bearers will be Richard and Lawrence Gallegos, Lazaro Palomarez Jr., Mario Gaytan, Arthur Laguna and Jose Diaz. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

GEDDES: The Rev Henry E Geddes who served as minister of the Presbyterian church in Silver city from 1946 to 1954 died last week in his home in Pasadena, CA following an extended illness. Following his pastorate here, Mr. Geddes served as minister of the Presbyterian Church at Yarnell, AZ until his retirement in 1956 prior to going to California. Surviving the deceased are his widow Mrs. Margaret Geddes, of Pasadena; two daughters Miriam of Pasadena and Jeannette of Ohio; and two sons, Bob of Ohio and Donald of California.

GEER: Cephas H. Geer, 84, formerly of the Kingdom of the Sun Retirement Center died at Mimbres Memorial Hospital. He was born February 26, 1900 in Vinton County, Ohio and was an Army Veteran of both World War I and World War II. In 1966 he retired as a Civil Service Employee after 25 years and moved to Deming in 1972. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, a member of Deming Lodge No. 12, A.F. and A.M. having been a Mason for 52 years, American Legion Bataan Post No. 4 and the National Association of Retired Federal Employees. Visitation began and the Funeral Service was at Baca's Wheeler Funeral Chapel. The service was conducted by Deming Lodge No. 12, A.F. and A.M. Interment followed at the Fort Bliss National Cemetery with full military honors accorded. He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Joanne and Carl McMullen of Las Cruces; two sisters, Rachel Yates, St. Petersburg, Florida and Rudy Bowen, Logan, Ohio; a grandson, Capt. Scott J. McMullen, Merced, CA; granddaughter, Jill Meyerhardt and great-granddaughter, Lisa Meyerhardt of Arlington, Virginia. He was preceded in death by his wife, Linnie Geer recently. Baca's Wheeler Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.

GEER: Ethel Clara Geer 100, died Thursday at Fort Bayard Medical Center. She was born in Brooklyn, NY, and came to Silver City in 1971 after her husband’s death in Florida. She is survived by a son, Richard F. Giber of Silver City; three grandchildren, Diane Maki and Susan Geer of Silver City, and Jack Geer Tucson, AZ, two great-grandchildren, Brian and Todd Maki of Silver City. Memorial services will he held at 10 a.m. Monday in the Wheeler Funeral home chapel with the Rev. David Goble officiating. Funeral arrangements are by Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

GEER: Jean M. Geer, 52, passed away Wednesday, January 11 at her residence in Douglas, Ariz. Mrs. Geer, a native of St. Petersburg, FL, resided in Silver City from 1968 until 1976, when she moved to Douglas, AZ. She is survived by her husband, Richard Geer of Douglas; two daughters, Mrs. Diane Maki of Silver City, Susan Geer of Douglas; a son, John Geer of Chama, NM, her mother, Mrs. Helen Matthews of Douglas, a sister, Mrs. June Trowbridge of Charlotte, North Carolina, two brothers, Phil Matthews of Douglas and James Matthews of Pleasant Hill, Calif. Funeral services were held Friday, January 13 at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Douglas with Rev. William Warren officiating. Graveside services were Friday at Memory Lane Cemetery in Silver City. Serving as pallbearers were James Matthews, Phil Matthews, Jack Geer, John Maki, Jack Nowlin and Charles Bowers.

GEER: Richard Elwin Geer, 64, died Thursday morning at Gila Regional Medical Center after an extended illness. He was born Dec. 13, 1923, in Summit, N.J. He was a retired geologist and a member of the Presbyterian Church. Mr. Geer was a resident of Silver City for the past 10 years. Memorial Services will be held Saturday morning at 10 o'clock at Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Home with the Rev. Robert Ihlefeld officiating. Private Committal Service will be held at a later date. Survivors are two daughters, Dianne Maki and Susan Lopez, both of Silver City; a son, Jack Geer, of Tucson, Ariz., and two grandsons, Brian and Todd Maki both of Silver City. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jean M. Geer, in 1978. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, or a charity of your choice. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

GEISSLER: Mr. Joseph Geissler, resident of 1715 Shelley Drive died at his home Thursday morning. He was born March 17, 1901 in Germany and had lived in the Milwaukee, WI area most of his life where he retired from the Schlitz Brewery. In November of 1973 he moved to Deming. Funeral services were at Baca's Wheeler Mortuary. Rev. Isador Karp and Rev. Edward Warrick officiated and interment followed at Mountain View Cemetery. He is survived by his wife, Molly Geissler of the home. Arrangements were by Baca's Wheeler Mortuary.

GENERA: Aurelio Genera. 78, a resident of Grant County for 47 years, died last Thursday in Silver City. For many years until his retirement he was employed by the Phelps Dodge Corp. at Tyrone. Survivors are five sons, Aurelio, Jr., and Adolfo, Silver City; Serapio, Los Angeles, and Robert of Norwalk Calif.; Johnny, La Puente, CA; a daughter, Mrs. Eddie Treviso, Silver City; 14 grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Margarita Puentes and Mrs. Josephine Duran, El Paso. Rosary services were held Friday at the Curtis Mortuary chapel followed by mass at 9 am Saturday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, the Rev. Fr. James Milano officiating. Burial was In the Catholic cemetery.

GENERA: Aurelio R. Genera Jr., 73, died Wednesday in Silver City. Genera was born in Mexico, but was a long time resident of Grant County. He worked as a security guard for Kennecott Copper Corp. for 24 years, retiring in 1975. He is survived by his wife Mary Genera of Arenas Valley; two sons, Aurelio (Sonny) Genera III and James D. Genera, both of Buena Park, Calif.; four brothers, Adolfo Genera of Silver City, Serapio Genera of Los Angeles, Calif., Roberto Genera of San Gabriel, Calif. and John Genera of La Puente, Calif.; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews, aunts and cousins. Rosary recitation was held Feb. 10 at the Wheeler Funeral Home Chapel and Mass of the Resurrection was celebrated Feb. 11 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Mon. A. James Milano officiating. Interment followed at the Silver City Catholic Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Gilbert Dunckhorst, Joe Carrillo and his four brothers. Honorary pallbearers were Cruz Bustillos, Ruben Gonzales, Arnold Escudero Jr., Abe Rivera and Charles Kelly. Arrangements by the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

GENERA: Mrs. Manuela R. Genera, 69, .of Silver City, passed away early Wednesday morning at Hillcrest General Hospital. She had lived here 44 years. Surviving are her husband, Aurelio Genera; five sons, Leroy and Adolfo, Silver City; Serapio, Los Angeles; Robert, Norwalk, CA, and. John Puente, CA; a daughter, Mrs. Natalia Treviso; 14 grandchildren and one great grandchild. Rosary services will be held Friday at 7:30 p.m. at the Cox Mortuary chapel. Mass will be said at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church Saturday’ morning, with burial following in the Catholic cemetery.

GENERA: Mary Dunckhorst Genera, 81, of Arenas Valley passed away Monday, Jan. 24, at the Silver City Care Center. Calling hours will be from 5-7 p.m. Thursday with the holy rosary recited at 7 at Baca's Funeral Chapels. Deacon Johnny Perez will officiate. The holy Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday at the St. Francis Newman Center with Father Marcos Reyna officiating. Interment will follow at the Catholic Cemetery in Silver City. Mrs. Genera was born to Gil and Maria (Trevizo) Dunckhorst in Mogollon on May 10, 1918. She married Rafael Villanueva on April 24, 1933. From this marriage, a son was born, Frank D. Villanueva, in Mogollon. Her husband, Rafael, died Oct. 2, 1935, and her son, Frank, died Dec. 4, 1948. Mrs. Genera married Aurelio R. Genera Jr. on Nov. 9, 1936, in Reserve. They lived in Mogollon until 1939 when they moved to the Grant County area, where the family resided until the present, a total of 61 years. The family lived in old Tyrone until 1946. This was before the open-pit mine took over the whole town. Memories of old Tyrone exist only in pictures which the family still has. Her sons attended school at the old justice court building, which still stands in Tyrone. She used to love to show to her friends pictures of the schoolchildren playing around the old jail- house which had been converted into a school. Mrs. Genera and her family then moved to Hanover, where her husband worked as an underground miner at Empire Zinc Co. The family resided at the Empire Zinc Co. housing projects which were on the now-vacant hill across from The Hanover Outpost. In 1950, the family moved to Silver City, where her husband worked as a police officer and she worked as supervisor of housekeeping in the then-brand-new Murray Hotel. Mrs. Genera is survived by two sons, Aurelio "Sonny" Genera and his wife, Stella, of Fullerton, Calif., and James Genera and his companion, Hope Ornelas, of Arenas Valley; and seven grandchildren, Kathy Maldonado and her husband, Manuel, of Silver City, Mary Theresa Genera of Fullerton, Debra Reyes of Bellflower, CA, Casey Kings and his wife, Lyn, of La Habra, CA, Sandra Birr and her husband, Don, of Visalia, CA, Jimmy Genera and his wife, Maureen, of Cypress, CA, and Frank Genera and his wife, Lisa, of Anaheim, CA. She had 19 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; numerous nephews and nieces; one brother, Faustino Dunckhorst of Pittsburg; and two sisters, Martha Dunckhorst, and Alice Gardner and her husband, Howard, also of Pittsburg. She was preceded in death by her parents, Gil Dunckhorst and Maria Trevizo Dunckhorst; her husband, Aurelio R. Genera Jr.; brothers, Gil, Albert and Richard Dunckhorst; and sisters, Molly Melendez and Ann Rios. Pallbearers for Mrs. Genera will be her grandchildren, Sam Maldonado, Jimmy Genera, Manuel J. Maldonado, Frank Genera, Adam Maldonado, Mary Theresa Genera and Sandra Birr. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

DUVAL: Glenn Halbert Duval, 63, a resident of Mimbres, passed away Friday. Mr. Duval was a member of American Legion Allingham-Golding Post No. 18 and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He is survived by his wife, Georgia, of Mimbres; a son, Ron Duval of Silver City; a daughter, Ann Reese, also of Silver City; two grandsons, Ron and Jeffery; two granddaughters, Heidi and Kelley; a brother, Bailey Duval of Las Cruces; and a nephew, Tom Duval, also of Las Cruces. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced by Wheeler Funeral Home.

GENERA: Robert Genera, a former Silver City resident, died Friday, June 2, in California. He is survived by two daughters, Ruth Herrera of Downey, Calif., and Virginia Uallo of St. Gabriel, CA; and three brothers, Adolfo Genera and his wife, Sarah, of Silver City, Serapio Genera and his wife, Helen, of Commerce City, CA, and John Genera and his wife, Frances of La Puente, CA. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sarah, in 1979, by a sister, Natalia Triviso, and by a brother, Aurelio Genera.

GEORGE: Danny Dean George, 39, a resident of Hart, Texas, and formerly of Glenwood, died Friday in Lubbock, TX. Services will he held at 10 am Monday in the Hart First Baptist Church. Interment will follow in the Hart Cemetery. Mr. George was born Oct. 14, l956, in Plainview, Texas, and grew up in Hart. He was a telecommunications technician and had been a river guide in the Grand Canyon for several years. He moved to Glenwood in 1981 from Dallas, and was a member of the Jaycees there. He is survived by his mother, Marsha George, his father and step mother, Jack and Bonnie George, two brothers, Barry George and Kerry George, and a sister, Cynthia Gerber, all of Hart; his grandmother, Wilda Hutcherson Redin of Plainview; and six nieces and nephews. Lemons Funeral Home of Plainview is in charge of arrangements.

GEORGE: Delbert R. George, 68, died at his ranch at Alum Camp, Friday evening. Mr. George was a lifelong resident of this community and is survived by three brothers, Marion of Gila Hot Springs, Oscar of Salt Lake City, and John of Duncan, AZ; one sister, Mrs. Ira McDonald of Morenci, AZ; a son, Richard R. Blakey of Lordsburg; and a daughter, Mrs. Geraldine Chambers of Lovington, N.M. Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday and burial at the X.S.X. Ranch on the East Fork of the Gila River, with Robert Clark officiating. The Curtis Mortuary was in charge of arrangements.

GEORGE: Elgar W. George, 80, of Glenwood passed away Friday at his residence. Mr. George was born June 8, 1912, to Oren and Sophia (West) George in Weed, NM. He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the United States Army. He married Lupe Thacker on March 12, 1953 in Silver City. He was a resident of Hurley from 1958 until he retired from Chino Mines in 1977. The Georges then moved to Glenwood. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and horseback riding with his son. He is survived by his wife, Lupe T. George of Glenwood; a son, Elvin R. George and his wife, Lorrie, of Hurley; three brothers, James R. George and R. L. George, both of Alamogordo, and Gerald W. George of High Rolls; and two granddaughters, Desirae Marney George and Whitney Elaine George. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Curtis-Bright Funeral Home in Silver City. Graveside services will follow at 1 p.m. Tuesday in the Alma Cemetery. Floyd Robertson will officiate. Pallbearers will be Clyde Porter, A.V. Youngblood, Tapley Kent, Jerry Pierce, Dick Manning and R.L. Johnson. Honorary pallbearers will be Daniel Morgan, Hap McCauley, Phil Sutton and Vernon Holliman. Arrangements are by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home of Silver City.

GEORGE: Hattie May George, 99, a resident of Hacienda de Salud, entered life eternal Saturday. She was born in the Oklahoma territory on Aug. 30, 1892, to her parents, John Kennon and Mary Ann Carroll Thompson. She was a homemaker and was of the Protestant faith. Services will be held in Ponca City, Okla., where she will be laid to rest at Resthaven Memorial Park. Local arrangements are under the direction of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. She is survived by her sons, Roy A. George of Ponca City and Terry A. George of Kansas City, Mo.; and her daughter, Pat Swallow of Silver City. She is also survived by her eight grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

GEORGE: Lupe T. George. 73, passed away Wednesday Jan 5 at Gila Regional Medical Center. Saturday at 10 am at Bright Funeral Home with interment following at Glenwood Cemetery. Mrs. George was born Oct. 6, 1926, in Julimes, Chihuahua, Mexico. She was the daughter of Charles W. and Isabel Gonzalez Thacker. She married Elgar W. George on March 12, 1953, in Silver City. He preceded her in death in 1993. Mrs. George is survived by one son, Elvin George, and his wife, Lorrie, of Hurley; three grandchildren, Desirae George, Whitney George and Conagher George, all of Hurley; three brothers, George Thacker and his wife, Gladys, of Silver City, Jerry Thacker and his wife, Nancy, of Cliff, and Charlie Thacker of Cliff; four sisters, Toni McKeen and her husband, John, of Alma, Lydia Kiehne and her husband, Earl, of Las Cruces, Alice Estrada and her husband, Raymond, of Reserve, and Bonnie Snyder and her husband, Jake, of Datil: and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and one brother, Bill Thacker. Mrs. George worked for the Cobre Schools cafeteria from 1964- 87. She loved gardening, and canning her fruits and vegetables. She took great pleasure in being with her family and grandchildren. She was a member of the Church of Christ. Mrs. George will be dearly missed. Wonderful memories will live on forever in the hearts of those who knew and loved her. Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

GEORGE: Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at the Mesa cemetery in Gila for Sidney B. George, 64. Mr. George, who had made his home at Gila for about 30 years, suffered a heart attack immediately after lunch on Friday and died en route to the hospital in Silver City. The Rev. Thomas Ogilvie of the Presbyterian Church of Silver City officiated He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Gladys Reed of El Paso and Mrs. Catrie McColough of Albuquerque two sons, and Marion, both of El Paso; eight grandchildren; four brothers and two sisters. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Cox mortuary.

GEPHART: Funeral services for Mrs. Stella C. Gephart, former Silver City resident who died in San Diego Thursday, March 29, were held Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 at the Hinman Mortuary. Rev. William McMahon, pastor of the Church of the Nazarene of Las Cruces officiated. Burial was in the Silver City Cemetery. The deceased was born Jan. 12, 1875 at LaMonte, MO. She was married in 1908 to George William Gephart who preceded her in death in 1935 and is buried here. Mrs. Gephart came to Silver City in 1926 and resided here until 1943 when she made her home first at Las Cruces and later at San Diego. She was a member of the Church of the Nazarene at Las Cruces. Survivors are two sons, Robert C. Gephart of San Diego and Harry L. Gephart of Las Cruces. Bearers for the funeral service were Dr. S. M. Ramer, Jesse Bingaman, Raymond Barnum, Robert Robmson, Hyman Kelley and Glen Cox. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Gephart; were here for the services as was Robert Gephart who accompanied the remains from San Diego.

GERRITSON: David S Gerritson passed away peacefully Thursday at his home in Mimbres. He was 64. He was born and raised in Riverside, CA, and served in the U.S. Air Force as an air traffic controller He was a civilian aerospace engineer for the U.S. Navy until his retirement in 1987. He had a deep appreciation for the beauty of this area and the work of the Nature conservancy. He is survived by his loving wife, Linda Pace Gerritson; and his five children, Paul, Robin, Kevin, Michael and Eric. He will be deeply missed and fondly remembered. His fami1y will hold private services in. Maxwell, N.M. Family members selected Curtis-Bright and Lordsburg Funeral Homes to serve them.

GERSCH: Ganelle Rankin Gersch, 91, a resident of Silver City since 1972, died Thursday morning in the Gila Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Gersch was born Nov. 21, 1898, in Throckmorton, Texas to Henry and Eliza Newberry Rankin. She was a retired comptroller for the aircraft industry and was a member of the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Rosary services will be Sunday at 7:30 p.m. in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels with Deacon Bill Holguin officiating. Mass of the Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday in St. Vincent's with concluding services to follow in the Memory Lane Cemetery. The Rev. Bill Mayer will officiate. Survivors are her husband, Ambrose A. Gersch of Silver City; two brothers, Calvin Rankin of El Paso, TX, and Buford Rankin of Kingsland, TX; five brothers-in-law, John and Vincent Gersch of Portland, OR, Leo Gersch of San Diego, CA, Albert Gersch of Cypress, CA, and Martin Gersch of Murray, UT; two sisters, Florena Blakey of Hobbs and Dovie Ussery of Seminole, TX; a sister-in-law, Mary Olsen of Portland; and several nieces and nephews. Casket bearers will be members of the Knights of Columbus of Silver City. Honorary bearers will be George Ewen and Dr. John O. Bell. In lieu of flowers, her husband requests donations be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

GERWELS: Richard Paul "Dick" Gerwels, 85, of Silver City passed away Tuesday, April 13, at Silver City a Care Center. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. today at Bright Funeral Home. The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Friday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Father Mike Lindsay officiating. Interment with military honors will be at Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Mr. Gerwels was born Nov. 25, 1913, in Seattle, WA, the son of John Henry Gerwels and Caroline Bergquest Gerwels. He married Ellis Ruth Mitchell on Jan. 24, 1942, in El Paso, Texas. They recently celebrated 57 years of marriage. He is survived by his wife; two sons, Dr. John Walter Gerwels of Salt Lake City and Richard Ellis Gerwels of Ogden, UT; one daughter, Ann Vanessa Heimgartner, and her husband, Gary, of Phoenix; two grandchildren, Richard Ellis Gerwels Jr. of Denver and Jim Randolph Kemper Gerwels of Salt Lake City; one brother, Walter Elmer Gerwels of WA; a sister, Louise Merkle, and her husband, Mathew, of Alexandria, VA; and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Gerwels was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, John Gerwels and Robert Gerwels. Mr. Gerwels graduated from high school and joined his two brothers in the Alaska frontier, where he worked to put himself through college. He graduated in 1941 from the Texas College of Mines at the University of Texas at El Paso with a degree in mining engineering and geology. Mr. Gerwels served as a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy during World War II. While stationed in the Pacific, he was part of the landing force in Japan after the bombing of Hiroshima. He later earned a Master of Science degree in 1952 and worked for USSR&M Co., later UV Industries. He worked as general manager of the Continental Copper Mine at Fierro from 1966 until his retirement in 1978. Pallbearers for Mr. Gerwels' service will be Dave Kinneberg, Nolan Proust, Lloyd Fenske, Richard Burcham, Owen Heart and Ken Champlin. Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

GESSLER: Robert E. Gessler, 54, of Rodeo, passed away Thursday at his residence. Services are pending with Lordsburg Funeral Home.

GIAMPIETRO: Pat Giampietro, 86, of Deltona, Fla., passed away Thursday at Gila Regional Medical Center in Silver City. He was born Feb. 9, 1907, to Raphael and Concetta (Mancini) Giampietro in Pittsburgh. He was a member of Masonic Lodge No. 172 in Dearborn, MI, and was a barber by profession. Mr. Giampietro is survived by a daughter, Annie Kiehne and her husband, Billy, of Reserve; a son, Pat Giampietro Jr.; five grandchildren, Zeno Kiehne of Reserve, Zane Kiehne and his wife, Lana, of Albuquerque, Travis Kiehne and his wife, Tammy, of Midland, Texas, Clell Kiehne and his wife, Brenda, of Las Cruces and Teresita Kiehne of Midland; and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Giampietro, and two sisters, Mary Sebastiano and Anna Polsinelli. A memorial service will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Jesse Liles officiating. Masonic services will be conducted by Silver City Masonic Lodge No. 8 with James Lane as worshipful master. Family members selected Curtis-Bright Funeral Home of Silver City to serve them.

GIBBS: The Rev. Leonard DeFord (Jeff) Gibbs, 53, pastor of the Glad Tiding Assembly of God Church for Silver City, died suddenly at his home on North Main St. late Saturday evening of a heart attack. A short time before the fatal attack, his wife Mrs. Rena Gibbs, had just arrived home from a visit to their two daughters residing in California. A former resident of Silver City for many years, the clergyman in recent years had become a missionary and returned here about a year ago to serve the Assembly of God Church as its pastor and he and his wife had become active in the religious life of the community. Besides Mrs. Gibbs, other survivors are a son, Eddie R. Gibbs, Gulfport, MS; two daughters, Mrs. Ray Powers and Mrs. Lester Taylor, both residing in Costa Mesa, CA; his mother, Mrs. Katie Gibbs, Wichita Falls, TX; two brothers, eight sisters and a grandson. The body was sent to Wichita Falls, Texas, by the Curtis Mortuary, where funeral services were held Wednesday, the Rev. Carl Stewart and the Rev. R. C. Jones conducting the rites. Burial took place in the cemetery at Electra, Texas.

GIBBS: Neil Gibbs, a long time rancher and resident of Catron County, died in the Veterans Hospital in Albuquerque Friday, October 13. He was 81. The deceased had been a patient at the hospital for several months. Mr. Gibbs and his wife, Lina, had ranched on the N.H. Ranch near Apache Creek for many years. About ten years ago they moved to Glenwood where they were active in community affairs. In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Jerre (Ike) Singer, Albuquerque and Marilouise (Andy) Marian, Colorado Springs; nine grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and a sister, Mrs. Katherine Hannah, Albany, CA. He was a Navy veteran of World War I and was a member of the Catholic Church. Mass of Christian Burial was held Sunday at 7 p.m. in the Chapel of Fitzgerald and Son Funeral Directors in Albuquerque. Burial was Tuesday afternoon at 1:30 in the Fort Bayard National Cemetery.

GIBERTI: Audra Dawn Teresa Giberti, 11, lifelong resident of Grant County, died early Thursday morning in Gila Regional Medical Center. She was born Jan. 13, 1978, in Silver City, was a member of the St. Francis Newman Center, and was a student in the Silver Public Schools. Calling hours will be in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels this afternoon from 2-5. Scripture service will be held this evening at 7 in the St. Francis Newman Center and the Revs. Bob Getz and Bill Mayer will officiate. Mass of the angels will be celebrated Saturday morning at 11 in the St. Francis Newman Center with Mayer officiating. Concluding services will follow in Memory Lane Cemetery. Survivors include her parents, Steve and Mary Helen Giberti of Tyrone; a brother, Ryan, and sister, Joy, of Tyrone; her maternal grandparents, Manuel and Helen Hernandez of Silver City; her paternal grandmother, Eleanor Giberti of Revere, Mass.; her uncles and aunts, Eddie Hernandez and his wife, Arleen, Mike Hernandez and his wife, Linda, Manny Hernandez Jr., Dick Giberti and his wife, Joyce, Bob Giberti, Ron Giberti and his wife, Carol, and John and Jim Giberti; her cousins, Lori, Kristen, Cory, Kevin, Neal and Jason Giberti, and Maria and Candice Hernandez, and her godmother, Rosemary Arellano. She was preceded in death by her paternal grandfather, "Grandpa Butch" Giberti, in 1974. Casket bearers will be Dick, Ron, John and Jim Giberti, Eddie, Mike and Manny Hernandez Jr., and Chris Arellano. Those serving as honorary bearers will be Billy West, Jacob and Kristen Martinez, Cathy Dahl-Bredine, Rosemary Peru, Sydney Tregembo, Tillie Aguilar, Roberta Vierthaler, Evelyn Lawyer, Charlotte Cook, Roxanne Quintana, Lisa Morales, Heather Ruiz, Jama Reyes, Sundai Richard, Rhonda Murillo, Ernie Delgado, Joseph Aguirre, Leslie Schadel, Gabriel Torres, Missy Martinez, Elizabeth and Rachel Dunham, Brooke and Summer Earlywine, Celina Ceballos, Robbie Gregory, Christopher Grado, Tabitha Johnson, Cory Brack and her remaining classmates and friends. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

GIBNEY: Mrs. Gertrude W Gibney died here Saturday afternoon following an illness. Mrs. Gibney was a native of Grant County having been born in Central. She is survived by her son, R L Gibney of Santa Anna, CA; five grandchildren and five great grandchildren. She is also survived by her mother, Mrs. Emma Anderson and a sister Mrs. Viola Stone both of Central. Mrs. Gibney had requested that there be no funeral services and that she be cremated. She also requested that memorials be left to the Heart Fund through Curtis Bright funeral home.

GIBSON: Anthony Neal Gibson, 25, died at Fort Bayard Wednesday. He was born Jan. 21, 1958 in California and had never married. He is survived by his father, William Estel, of Albuquerque; his mother, Yvonne of California; one uncle, John, of Fort Bayard: a brother, Phillip, of A1buquerque and two sisters, Denise and Gayle, both of Albuquerque Graveside services were held at the Fort Bayard Cemetery under the direction of the Wheeler Funeral Home.

GIBSON: Forest Gibson, 61, died at Memorial Hospital in Corpus Christi, TX. He was a native of Oklahoma and had lived in Grant County for the past 20 years. Six months prior to his death he had made his home in Corpus Christi.

Gibson: James P. Gibson, 76, a longtime resident of Bayard and retired driller for Chino Mines, entered life eternal Monday at University Medical Center in Tucson, Ariz. Arrangements are pending. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

GIBSON: Mattie Elba Gibson, 89, of Las Mesa, Texas, died Thursday in the Medical Arts Hospital of La Mesa. Services will be Sunday at 2 p.m. in the First Christian Church in Pecon, Texas, and burial will be in Toyah Cemetery, Toyah, Texas. She was a teacher. She married Able Gibson on Dec. 18, 1923, in Monahans, Texas. Survivors include three sons, Dick Gibson of Martindale, Texas, A.L. Gibson of Toyah and Jack Gibson of Albuquerque; six daughters, Ruby Lee Hawkins of Buckhorn, Rachael War of Silver City, Lorene VanMeter of Redding, CA, Katherine Patterson of Toyah, Joyce Newsom of La Mesa and Barney Lou Ryan of Barstow, TX; 22 grandchildren; and 42 great-grandchildren. Branon Funeral Home of La Mesa is in charge of arrangements.

GIBSON: Melvin Brooks Gibson, 45, well known operator of the Texaco Service Station located at College Ave. and Pope St. in Silver City. He had resided here for the put seven years and was well known throughout the community. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. March Blanche Gibson; a daughter, Janet; three brothers, Haley Gibson, Belen Leon Gibson, Ballinger, Texas and Clyde Gibson, Easton, PA. Funeral services were held Saturday at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, the Rev. Claude Williams conducting the rites. Burial was in the Silver City cemetery under direction of the Curtis Mortuary. Serving as pallbearers were Fred Cook, John Stark, Paul Reed, Andy Frazier, Alton Matthews and Forrest Green.

GIBSON: William F. "Bill" Gibson, Jr., 55, a resident of Silver City, died Wednesday. He is survived by his wife, Patricia Gibson of Silver City; a son, Philip Gibson of San Francisco; two daughters, Denise Jimenez of Albuquerque and Gayle Gibson of Phoenix; and six brothers, Charles Gibson, Gary Gibson, Scott Gibson, Mike Gibson and James Gibson, all of Albuquerque, and John Gibson of Silver City. Mr. Gibson was a life member of the Disabled American Veterans in Silver City and a member of the Retired Enlisted Members Association. He was a graduate of Valley High School in Albuquerque and the University of Albuquerque. Cremation has taken place. Graveside services and interment of cremains will be held Wednesday at 3 p.m. at Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Honorary pallbearers will be Charles, John, Scott, Gary, Michael, James and Philip Gibson, Thomas Totten, Elmer Bernard, Jose Preciado Velasquez, and Don Montoya. French Mortuary in Albuquerque is in charge of arrangements.

GIBSON: William Jarvis of Deming died last week following an extended illness. Mr. Jarvis was owner of the White House Cafe for many years and was a rancher in the Deming area. Survivors are Mrs. Jarvis of Deming; a son William Jarvis, Jr., a daughter, Mrs. Bob (Concha) Gibson of the Moon Ranch, Buckhorn; ten grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

GIBSON: Trecy Corenne Brooks Gibson, 79, formerly of Bayard, died Monday in a Tucson, AZ hospital after a long illness. She was born in Boaz, AL, Feb. 29, 1916, the 10th of 12 children born to Elijah and Alleluia Brooks. She gradua1ed from high school in Walnut Grove, and graduated as a psychiatric registered nurse from McLean Hospital in Waverley, Mass. She married James Parker Gibson in Boston on Sept. 22, 1940, and he preceded her in death on Sept. 13, 1993. Also, a son of 7 years, Arthur Brooks Gibson, preceded her in death. The couple was longtime residents of Santa Rita before moving to Bayard. She was the charter president of the Grant County Audubon Society and for many years was a supervising nurse at Fort Bayard hospital. She was a member of the Bayard Baptist Church. She is survived by her daughter, Jamie Gibson Pegg, and her husband, William, and their three sons, Kern and his wife Sarah, Charles and James of Vancouver British Columbia; her son, John, his wife, Shirley Ann, of Tucson; three sisters, Scala Rogers, formerly of Bayard, now of Los Alamos, and MainieLou Stanfield and her husband, Cecil, and Nellie June Crosson and her husband, Avery, all of Benz; her sister-in-law, Carol Gibson Dooley of Central; and many beloved nieces and nephews. She was also preceded in death by two sisters and six brothers. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Baca's Funeral Chapels with Pastor Bill Miller officiating. Burial will follow in Memory Lane Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be directed to Leukemia Society of America Research. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

GIDDINGS: James Sloan Giddings, 64 of Fort Bayard passed away Wednesday at Fort Bayard Medical Center. Mr. Giddings was born Jan. 1, 1927, in Texas to James and Lucy (Lee) Giddings. He was a chemical engineer. He is survived by a sister; Ida May Miller of Arlington, VA. Graveside services will be held Saturday at the Prairie Lee Cemetery in Brenham, Texas. Local arrangements are by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

GIFFORD: Geraldine Rose Gifford, 65, a resident of Silver City, entered into rest Wednesday at her residence. She was born Nov. 6, 1928, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to the late Charles and Bernice (Knoles) Murphy. Mrs. Gifford was a homemaker and Methodist by faith. Survivors include her husband, Ronald M. Gifford of Silver City; her son and daughter-in-law, Mark R. Gifford and Angela of Silver City; a daughter and son-in-law, Jill and Ray Hollaway of Peoria, IL; a sister, Donna Murphy of Everett, WA; and six grandchildren. At the request of the family, no services are scheduled. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels and Baca's Mimbres Crematorium.

GIGGER: Pearl V. Gigger, 85, a lifelong resident of Hurley, passed away Tuesday at his home. Mr. Gigger was born Jan 8, 1912 in Fallette, Texas, to Fred Gigger and Georgia Lee Gigger. In his early years, he worked for seven years at the Fanny Mine in Mogollon. He married Lucy Lytle in July 1936, in Silver City. From this union there were two sons and one daughter. He was a foreman for Kennecott Copper Corp. His crew was known as “Giggers Riggers.” He retired after 33 years with Kennecott. Mr. Gigger was member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He is survived by his loving wife, Lucy Gigger of Hurley; his Sons, Ronald Gigger and his wife, Marilyn of Albuquerque. and Hal Gigger and his wife, Beverly, of Hurley a daughter, Jacque Shumway of Safford, AZ; seven grandchildren Tracy Veeder and husband, David, of Mesa, AZ, Stacy Gigger of Tucson AZ, Brenda Romisch and husband, Bryan, of Gilbert, AZ, Bret Gigger and companion Tracy of Silver City. Dale Shumway of Tucson, Rynda Shumway and husband, Darren of Eager, AZ and Jarietta Pearl and husband, Kelly of Tucson: three step-grandchildren Robert Gary and Steve Davis all of Florida; and eight great grandchildren. Visitation will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Silver City on Saturday morning, beginning at 11:30, until the service begins. The funeral service for Mr. Gigger will begin at 1 Saturday afternoon at the church, with Bishop Donald Keine officiating. Burial will follow at Hurley Cemetery, where he will be laid to rest. Pallbearers will be his grandchildren. Honorary pallbearers are his great-grandchildren. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels.

GILBERT: George V. Gilbert died Sunday in Fort Bayard Medical Center. Mr. Gilbert was born June 23, 1909 in Houghton, MI. He is survived by a son, Robert, of Houston. Funeral services were held Tuesday in the Wheeler Chapel with burial following at Fort Bayard Cemetery under the direction of the Wheeler Funeral Home.

GILBERT: Hugh S. Gilbert, 87, retired pioneer building contractor of Silver City, passed away Saturday afternoon at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Arthur Bible, in Hurley. Born in Olney , IL, Dec.24, 1869, Mr. Gilbert came to Grant county in 1906 and had lived here over 50 years. During the many years he was active as a contractor, he built some of Silver City's finest homes and was the contractor, for the present American National Bank building and several others down town in Silver City. He was one of the oldest members of Elks Lodge No.413. Surviving are his daughter Mrs. Bible; a son, Hugh (Buster) Gilbert of Pueblo, CO, and a grandson, Michael Gilbert. High Requiem mass was said at the Holy Infant Catholic Church in Hurley at 11a.m., Monday by the Rev. Raymond Estevill. Burial was in the Silver City cemetery, officers of the Elks Lodge conducting ritualistic committal services at the grave.

GILBERT: Friends have received word of the death Sept. 19 in Racine, WI, of Mrs. Carl Gilbert. She was the sister of Mrs. R. D Haven and Raymond Hopkins, of San Diego, CA, and the late Mrs. Melvin H. Porterfield, Sr., of Silver City. The deceased had many friends in Silver City, where for many years she made frequent visits. Mrs. Gilbert died at the home of her daughter,

Mrs. A. L. Olson. Funeral services and burial took place in Racine.

GILBERT: Irvin Richard Gilbert, 57, of Phoenix, a warehouseman, passed away Dec. 18. He was born in Dunkirk, IN. He was a U.S. Marines veteran. Survivors are his wife, Celica Gilbert; a daughter, Carla Gubka; a son, Richard Gilbert; his mother, Mary Gilbert of Pinos Altos Road; a sister Norma Molina of Phoenix; and four grandchildren, also of Phoenix. He and his wife made their home in Silver City for many years.

GILBERT: Ivan Gilbert, 26, of Starkville, MS passed away at his residence. He was computer systems network manager for the Social Science Research Center at Mississippi State University. The funeral service will be held Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Starkville. Burial will follow at the Oddfellows Cemetery. He graduated from Reed College in Portland, OR and held a master's degree in management information sciences from Mississippi State. He is survived by his parents, John and Kathie Gilbert of Tyrone; a brother, Adam Gilbert of Starkville; and his grandmother, Wilba Gilbert of Orlando, FL. Memorials may be sent to the Mitchell Memorial Library at Mississippi State University or the Starkville Public Library.

GILBERT: Lou Gilbert, 69, of Bear Creek Heights Road, Gila, died of heart failure Nov. 6 in Reseda, California.

GILBERT: Martha Lou Gilbert, 82, a resident of Gila, entered into rest Friday at her residence. She was born Aug. 26, 1912, in Nashville, TN. She was a retired psychiatric social worker and was a member of the National Association of Social Workers and the Southern Poverty Law Center. She was a Smith College alumna. Survivors include two sons, Nicholas Gilbert and his wife, Lorraine Carusco-Gilbert, of Rahway, N.J., and Kyle Johnson of Sana Fe; one daughter, Francesca E. Estevez and her husband, Gumercindo, of Tyrone. She is also survived by four grandchildren, Shoshanna, Gracellia and Luis Begino Estevez, all of Tyrone, and Mariana Gilbert of Rahway. A memorial service will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church in Cliff with the Rev. David Goble officiating. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels and Mimbres Crematorium.

GILCHRIST: Ellis Gilchrist died Saturday, Nov. 15, in Denver due to complications resulting from a fall. He was born in Silver City on June 13. 1920. He was one of eight children born to James B. Gilchrist and Minnie Holzinger Gilchrist. His family was involved in mining, banking and ranching. The family owned three ranches in the Silver City area, the GOS, the 2C and the Flying A ranch. The Gilchrist family sold it’s interest in the ranches in the mid-1940s. Mr. Gilchrist attended college at the University of Colorado and graduated in 1942 with a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering. While in college, he met Gladys --- Egan. They were married June 26, 1943. He served in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from 1944-46. Mr. Gilchrist served in Europe during World War II. After the war, Mr. and Mrs. Gilchrist made their home in Denver and raised a family of four children~ Bruce, Cindy, Timothy and Thomas.

Mr. Gilchrist worked as an electrical engineer, retiring in June 1985, from Swanson-Rink & Associates Inc. as a project manager and senior electrical consultant. He was a licensed professional engineer in Colorado. He was affiliated with the Illuminating Engineering Society and at one time served as chairman. He received numerous engineering awards during his career. Immediately after retiring, Mr. Gilchrist began working as a volunteer with the Denver Museum of Natural History. At the completion of his first year, he won an award for having the most volunteer hours that year. His ideas and skills were used in many areas of the museum. He received great joy from the work he did there and from the friends he made while working there. He also spent time as a volunteer as St. Luke’s Episcopal Church.

Mr. Gilchrist enjoyed studying and collecting Indian artifacts and artwork. His other hobbies included woodworking, gardening and travel. His travels took him to 48 states and parts of Europe. He is fondly remembered for his involvement in the Boy Scouts and for the many camping trips in which he participated. He was an avid angler and traveled to Canada several times with his friends. He is survived by his wife, Gladys of the family home in Denver, and his children and their families; Bruce and Donna Gilchrist of Parker, CO, Cindy Hedgecock of Aurora, CO, Tim and Jeanne Gilchrist of Denver, and Tom and Beth Gilchrist of Craig, CO. Also surviving are his grandchildren; Celeste Kennard, Kymberly Fulton, Jeffrey Hedgecock and James, Lindsay, Chloe, Timothy, Emily, Ashley and Mackenzie Gilchrist; and a great-grandson, Luke Kennard.

He is also survived by his sister-in-law, Ethel Gilchrist of Durango, CO, and Virginia Gilchrist of St. Louis and by a brother-in-law and his wife, Avery and Doris Bice of Fort Collins, CO. Numerous nieces and nephews also survive him. Services were to be held at 2 this afternoon at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Denver. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may he made to St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Denver. CO or the Rocky Mountain Chapter of Al----, Denver, CO.

GILCHRIST: James B. Gilchrist Jr., 55, son of Mrs. J.B. Gilchrist Sr., died Tuesday in Durango, CO, where in recent years he had been an official of the Bureau of Land Management. He was born in Silver City, his father being a pioneer of Grant County and at one time served as president of the American National Bank, and was an outstanding citizen during his many years of residence here. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Ethel Gilchrist; a son and a daughter and grandchildren; two sisters and four brothers. Also his mother, now a resident of Fort Collins, CO. Funeral services will be held at Durango at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Hood Mortuary Chapel. Interment will be in Denver. The family requested that in lieu of flowers that a memorial for books on the Southwest be made to the Durango Public Library.

GILCHRIST: John Gilchrist, 72, of Springfield, MO, died in his sleep in his home early Saturday morning, Sept. 10, of complications from emphysema and cancer. Mr. Gilchrist was born Aug. 16, 1922, in Silver City to James B. and Minnie Louise (Holtzinger) Gilchrist. He graduated from New Mexico Military Institute High School in 1940, and served in the U.S. Army during World War II from 1943-46. He graduated from the University of Missouri Columbia, with a Bachelor of Science degree in agriculture and horticulture. Services were held in Springfield.

GILCHRIST: Funeral services were held Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Curtis Mortuary Chapel for William (Billy) H. Gilchrist, 53, who died in the March Air Force Base Hospital in Riverside, CA. He is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. J.B. Gilchrist, former residents of Silver City. He was a retired Navy serviceman, having served during World War II. He is survived by three brothers, Frank of Yucaipa, CA, Ellis of Denver, and John of Springfield, MO; two sisters, Mrs. Marion Brice of Ft. Collins, CO, and Mrs. Martha Fields of Cleveland OH. The Rev. Dan Loomis of the First Presbyterian Church officiated at the services. Burial followed in Memory Lane Cemetery. Casket bearers were Frank Parrish, Henry Bagby, John Hoagland, Rex Matthews, August Merz, Jr., and A.M Bosworth.

GILES: Mr. James Giles of El Paso passed away Wednesday morning. Funeral Services will be conducted Friday at the Kaston-Maxon Funeral Home in El Paso. Mr. Giles who was 67 years old owned and operated the Mogollon Museum. He is survived by his wife and son, Robert.

GILL: Dr. Arthur E Gill long time resident of Great county, died Saturday at Tucson, Az., after a brief illness. Dr. Gill was an eye, ear and throat specialist came to Grant County as a doctor for the Fort Bayard Veterans Hospital and later resided in Silver City. Dr. Gill is survived by his widow, Adele Gill; a daughter, Mrs. Pryor Thwaits, Superior, AZ; and one grandson, Gil Thwaits. Dr. Gill observed his fiftieth year in medical practice while living in Silver City. Before retiring he was chosen as a contributor to the popular radio series ‘This I believe”. He was a charter member of the American Legion. At the time of his death he was 90 years old.

GILL: Cecilia Patricia Gill, 79, of Silver City passed away Thursday, Feb. 18, at Silver City Care Center. Cremation has taken place with Bright Funeral Home at this time. Ms. Gill was born March 11, 1919, in East Liverpool, OH. She was the daughter of Stephen Benedict Hester and Frances Challey Hester. Mrs. Gill is survived by one sister Rose Sharp of Alabama; a dear friend, Lois Tooms, of Silver City, and many friends. Mrs. Gill attended schools in Minerva, Ohio and graduated from nursing school in Canton, OH. She worked as a licensed practical nurse for many years and retired in 1987. Ms. Gill enjoyed reading and especially the out-of-doors while riding her all- terrain vehicle in the Burro Mountains after her retirement. She was a member of the St. Francis Newman J Center. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society. Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements,

GILL: Ermelinda Holguin Gill, 30, died Monday in Albuquerque. Ms. Gill was born in Silver City, but was a resident of Los Lunas for a few years. She was a communicant of the Catholic Church and was a medical student at the University of Albuquerque. Ms. Gill is survived by two sons, Nathan Gill and Isaiah Gill, both of Los Lunas; her parents, Mike F. and Josefa A. Holguin of Hurley; two sisters, Almira Placencio of Hurley and Rufina Gomez of Rio Rancho; and three brothers, Raul Holguin of Kampala, Uganda, Samuel Holguin of Anaheim CA, and Michael Holguin of Hurley. Rosary recitation will be held at 1p.m. Friday and Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at 10a.m. Saturday. Both services will be held in the Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley with the Rev. Benito Suen officiating at both services. Interment will follow in the Hurley Cemetery with military honors by American Legion Allingham-Golding Post No. 18. Serving as pallbearers will be Raul Holguin Jr., Sammy Joe Holguin, Benny Plancio, Rudolpho Holguin, Danny Placencio, and Jason Gomez. Honorary pallbearers will be Jacob Gomez, Carolyn Holguin, Johnny Ray Holguin and Christopher Holguin. Arrangements are by the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

GILL: Hose Holley Gill, 76, died Sunday, September 10, at Ft. Bayard Medical Center. A native of Mt. Vernon, Tex., Mr. Gill was a longtime resident of Grant County. He was a member of the Church of Christ and former general chairman of the Brotherhood of Trainmen. Mr. Gill is survived by his wife, Mrs. Marguerite V. Gill of Bayard, a daughter, Mrs. Linda Billings of Lincoln, NE, a son Billy Joe Gill of Jacksonville, FL and six grandchildren. Survivors also include two sisters, Miss Jewel Gill, Miss Olie Gill and a brother, Pete Gill, all of Mt. Vernon, TX. Graveside services will be at 10:00 a.m. today at Memory Lane Cemetery with Mr. Kenneth Evans of the Bayard Church of Christ officiating. Serving as pallbearers will be Herminio M. Gonzales, John Nelson, L.A. Patton, Bill Smith, Chester Bledsoe and Charlie Smith.

GILL: Marguerite Lillian Gill, 84, a resident of Silver City, passed away Tuesday. She was born May 16, 191- in Bonham, Texas. She graduated from Paschal High School in Fort Worth, TX in 1929, and later attended Texas Women's College for two years. She began her working career with Standard Oil of Texas. She later worked for the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service, and served as court stenographer for many years in El Paso, before moving to Santa Rita 1954. She was preceded death by her husband, Hose H. Gill, in 1978. She is survived by her daughter, Linda Lee Billings of Silver City and Yerevan, Annenia three grandchildren, Holly Billings Arafat and Kristen Marguerite Billings of Silver City, and David Alexander Billings of Las Vegas, NV; and one great-grandson, Adam. Visitation will be held Thursday beginning at noon at Baca's Funeral Chapels, with the funeral service at 2, also at Baca's. Interment will follow at Memory Lane cemetery.

GILL: Mr. and Mrs. G. F. Coope, Jr., former residents of Santa Rita, who recently moved to Lakeland, Florida, were informed upon their arrival there of the sudden: death of her father, Prof. O. M. Gill, head of the Art Department of Michigan State Normal College, Ypsilanti, Mich. Mrs. Coope returned to Michigan for the funeral services.

GILL: Paul Bradley Gill, employed as a US Forest Service look out at Hillsboro Peak, died suddenly Saturday night at his observation station. He was 42. The deceased had been a resident in this area for about a year and one half having come to New Mexico from Indiana. He was stricken with a heart attack at the same time that a forest service packer was at the tower; otherwise Mrs. Gill would have been alone. Ed Tucker, Gila supervisor and Dave Scott, assistant supervisor, left for the scene when notified and were forced to walk four miles from the highway to the tower arriving there about 3pm. The body was brought out on Sunday.

GILLERMAN: Dr. Elliot (Buddy) Gillerman, well known Grant county citizen for his contributions to the mineral industry, to the Boy Scouts, and to the Silver City community, died very suddenly Wednesday evening July 10 at his home in Lawrence, KS. Buddy came to Silver City about 1943 as an employee of the U S Geological Survey. For several years he was engaged in exploration for fluorspar which was essential to the war effort but in short supply. Thereafter he extended his investigations to all the mineral deposits in grant county culminating these in authorship of Bulletin 83 “Mineral Deposits of Western Grant county New Mexico”, published by the State Bureau of Mines and Mineral resources. This bulletin served as his thesis for his doctorate from the University of Texas at Austin. Thereafter he was called to a professorship at the University of Kansas where he later assumed directorship of one of the Geological departments. Dr Gillerman held a Fulbright Scholarship for study in Europe and a few years later a Guggenheim Fellowship for study in Peru. Dr Gillerman was a fellow of the Geological society of America and a member of the American Metallurgical Engineering Institute. Many young men, both of Silver city and Lawrence Kansas will remember Buddy for his devoted work in the Boy Scout movement and many of his peers will remember him as a loyal generous friend. His immediate survivors include his wife Shirley, and a son and daughter. The funeral was held Sunday, July 14 in St Louis Missouri followed by burial there. The Family requests that anyone wishing to make Memorial gifts make them to the boy scouts of America or their favorite charity.

GILLESPIE: Robert R. Gillespie, 84, a resident 01 Silver City since 1933, entered into eternal rest Monday. He was born Jan. 29, 1913, in Kenton, OK, to Herman and Lucreta Downing Gillespie. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, from April 1942-45, serving in the European Theater with the 66th Infantry Division. He enlisted in the National Guard in January 1949 and the Army reserves in 1956, until he retired in 1973. Mr. Gillespie was a member of the Masonic Lodge Eastern Star and a 50-year member of Silver City Elks Lodge No.413. He enjoyed bowling, golfing and fishing. Calling hours are from 4-7 this afternoon at Baca’s Funeral Chapels. The funeral service will he held Thursday at 2 in the afternoon at Baca’s with burial to follow at the Masonic Cemetery. Silver City Elks Lodge No. 413 will officiate. Casket bearers will be his grandsons, Scott and Kevin Eck, and past exalted rulers of the Elks Lodge. He is survived by his wife, Evelyn; a daughter, Shirley Eck, and her husband, Dave; three grandchildren, Scott, Kevin and Kelly, all of Las Cruces; one sister, Jane Like of Boise City, OK; and nephews; a stepdaughter, Mary Jo Cowley, and family, of Las Cruces; and one stepson, Douglas Houser, and family, of Lordsburg. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Rex. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Gila Regional Medical Center Hospice Program, or the CP Charity Fund of the Silver City Elks Association. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels.

GILLET: Al Gillett, 72, a resident of Silver City, died at his home Friday morning. Memorial services will be held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses at 2415 Pinos Altos Rd., Sunday at 4p.m.

GILLILAND: Timothy W. Gilliland, 82, a longtime Deming resident, passed away Friday, April 16, at Mimbres Memorial Hospital in Deming. Funeral services were to be held this afternoon at 2 at the First Baptist Church with Dr. Kenneth Long, pastor, and Dr. W.C. Stephens officiating. He was born April 10, 1917, in Clayton, to Andy Lee and Hattie Franklin Gilliland. He was a carpenter, having worked in construction most of his life. Mr. Gilliland had lived in Deming since 1986, and had previously lived in Las Cruces and Silver City. He was a member of the Brotherhood of Carpenters in New Mexico. He was an avid outdoorsman; he enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving his country during World War II. He is survived by two sons, Gary D. Gilliland and his wife, Carol, of Las Cruces, and William 0. Gilliland and his wife, Judy, of Deming; one brother, Paul Roy Gilliland of Athens, AL; four grand- children, Tanya R. Maynes, Toni Shina, and Traci and Tami Gilliland; and one great-grandson, Jamie. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels of Deming.

GILLILAND: Mrs. Ruby K. Gilliland, 54, passed away June 26 in Farmington. Mrs. -----

GILMORE: Florence Pearl Gilmore, 71, resident of Deming since 1933, died May 3 at Mimbres Memorial Hospital. She was born Nov. 12, 1912 in Artesia Flats, Az. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints where she served as Sunday school secretary, Relief Society visiting teacher and assistant Relief Society secretary. Visitation was held May 6 and funeral services were held May 7 at Baca's Wheeler Mortuary Chapel. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints conducted the service and interment followed at Mountain View Cemetery. Survivors include a daughter, Norma Collins of Deming; two sons, Leslie Ray Gilmore of Newark, TX and George Vernon Gilmore of West Jordan, UT: eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, Willis Ray Gilmore on Sept. 17, 1964. Pallbearers were Jose Zuniga, Bradley Smith, Kent Keeler, Tom Kline, Errol Sweetser and Escom Wheeler. Arrangements by Baca's Wheeler Mortuary.

GILMORE: Mary C Gilmore, 79, a resident of Silver City, entered into eternal rest Thursday, Nov. 12, at Horizon Southwest. She was born Jan. 28, 1919, in Trinidad, CO, to the late Joseph and Katherine (Frezza) Castaldi. She was a homemaker, and an active member of the Foster Grandparents Program and the Silver City senior citizens. Mrs. Gilmore was a veteran of World War II, having served in the Women’s Army Corps. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends. A memorial service will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at Baca’s Funeral Chapels with David Strain officiating. Her cremains will be inurned with her husband’s cremains at Fort Bayard National Cemetery, privately at a later date. She is survived by her son, Richard A. Gilmore, and his wife, Linda, of Silver City; a daughter, Sharon K. Lemanek, and her husband, James, of Beavercreek, OH; six grandchildren, Mary Coplawski of Little Rock, AR, Jimmy Lemanek Jr. of Evansville, IN, Christy Cardenas of Silver City, Gabriel Gilmore of Las Cruces, and Callie and Jahan Gilmore of Silver City; and three great-grandchildren,, Andrew and Alex Gilmore, and Arianna Cardenas. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels.

GILMORE: Mrs. Winifred Lee Gilmore, died in El Paso, April 18, after a long illness. She was born in Pinos Altos, Dec. 9, 1893 to Sara J. and Richard R. Lee, Grant County pioneers. Survivors include nieces, Mrs. Mabel L. Prager, El Paso, Miss Kathryn Bladm, New York, Allen Lee Bloom, El Cajon, CA. Burial was in El Paso.

GILPIN: Florence E. Gilpin, 98, of Silver City died Wednesday at Silver City Care Center. Services are | pending with Bright Funeral Home.

GILSON: Funeral services will be held at the Glenwood Church today for Earl Gilson, 68, Negrito rancher who suffered a fatal heart attack Monday at Willow Creek. Curtis Mortuary will be in charge of interment in the Alma Cemetery.

GILSON: Nina Gilson; 95, of Belen died Monday, Oct. 4, at Providence Hospital in Albuquerque. She was born March 19, 1904, in Alma. She was the last survivor of the pioneer Trip- -on family's first generation. She and her husband Earl, ranched in the Negrito area, and after his death she resided in Reserve

GIMBLE: Josephine Gimble, 70, died Tuesday in Lordsburg. Services are pending with Lordsburg Funeral Home.

GINEVAN: Mrs. Emiline Wallace Ginevan, wife of William M. Ginevan, died at the family home in Hanover last Monday morning. She was born at Fairfield, OH, Jan. 18, 1885. She is survived by her husband; three sisters, Mrs. Isabel Peters Silver City, and Mrs. Mary Johnson and Mrs. Sadie Smiley, both of Los Angeles: and two brothers, Evan and Albert Wallace, both of Sacramento. Funeral services were held from Cox Mortuary chapel Wednesday afternoon. The Rev. C.B. Hansford officiated. Pallbearers were Frank Anderson, M. P. Bryant, R. O. Day, Sterlin Martin, William McPherson, and Lonnie Morrison.

GINSKY: Fredrick John Ginsky, 76, an 11 year resident of Lake Roberts, died Saturday evening in Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born June 17, 1912, in Detroit, MI, and was a retired steam engineer. Cremation has taken place and a private committal service will be held at a later date. Survivors are his wife, Albertine L. Ginsky of Lake Roberts; a daughter, Laurette Davis of Pottsboro, TX; a brother, George Ginsky of Lavonia, MI; and three sisters, Norma Bennett of Madison Heights, MI, Ruth Martin of Hale, MI, and Eleanor Hiller of Dearborn, MI. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

GIRAUD: David Eugene (Rankin) Giraud, 13, who lived on the Mimbres, was killed June 4 in a riding accident. David was born in Silver City and was a student at Snell Junior High School. Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. David Giraud Sr., one sister, Julienne, a brother, Kevin, all of the Mimbres, maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell Daugherty, Alamogordo, and his paternal grandmother, Mrs. Francis Carmichael, Brownsville, TX; two great grandmothers, Mrs. Eleta Blanton, San Bernardino, CA, and Mrs. Bess Huss, Alamogordo. Funeral Mass was celebrated at San Lorenzo Catholic Church at 8 pm Sunday. The Rev. Fr. Carl F Niest officiated. Interment and graveside services were held at 4 pm. Monday in Alamogordo. The family requested that in lieu of flowers donations be made to the Rankin Giraud scholarship fund in care of the Curtis Bright Mortuary. Pallbearers were Owen Fowler, Fletcher Deerman, Don Oliver, Walter Biebelle, Paul Foreman and Joe Delk.

GIRAUD: Funeral services were held Jan 15 in Houston TX, for Stiles A. Giraud, 82, one of Grant counties early day ranchers who died Sunday, Jan. 13. The deceased came to this area years ago and bought his first ranch in l916, which was generally known as the Fr. Roger M. Ault homestead. Another property operated by Mr. Giraud was below Whitehorse Mountain, between Hurley and Cook’s Peak. Giraud ran cattle with the 2Cs and the GOS ranches. He retired from active ranching eight years ago. Survivors are a son, Haswell Giraud of Houston, a granddaughter, Michelle Giraud, and a grandson, David Giraud, who live on the Mimbres River. Funeral arrangements are in charge of Heather Mortuary at Lordsburg. Burial will take place in Dallas.

GIRON: Adolfo "Dutch" Giron, 76, a resident of Silver City, passed away Sunday at Fort Bayard Medical Center after an extended illness. Mr. Giron was born in Hillsboro in 1913 to Antonio and Consuelo Giron. He was one of six children. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II from 1941 through 1943. He served as a New Mexico state tax collector under Gov. Clyde Tingley's administration. He served as a Grant County probate judge and held various other positions in Sierra and Grant counties. He operated in Hillsboro, the first bar opened after Prohibition. He also operated the Buckhorn Bar in Pinos Altos, the A&B Bar in Hanover and, most recently, he owned and operated the Brown Derby Bar in Central, since 1952. He was a member of the New Mexico Liquor Dealers Association. He is survived by two sisters, Anne Cherpak of Hurley and Rosa Chavez of Monticello; eight nephews, Ronald Cherpak of Huachuca City, AZ, Henry Cherpak of London, KY, Able Chavez of Las Cruces, Robert Chavez of Los Lunas, John Jay Chavez of Caballo, Jose Giron Jr. of Pinos Altos, Alfred Giron of Tucson, and Richard Giron of Prineville, OR; and three nieces, Connie Singleton of Sumner, WA,. Lillie Marin of Dona Ana and Cecilia Higuera, also of Dona Ana. He was preceded in death by his mother, Consuelo, in 1964, his father, Antonio, in 1932, and his brothers, Edwardo, Antonio Jr. and Jose. Rosary recitation will be held at 7 tonight at the Wheeler Funeral Home Chapel and Mass of the resurrection will be celebrated at 2 p.m. Wednesday in St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with the Rev. Richard Lynch as celebrant. Interment with full military honors by American Legion Allingham-Golding Post No. 18 will follow in the Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Gilbert Gomez, Luis Rosales, Servando Gonzales, Gregorio Mesa, Raul Sepulveda and George Dominguez. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Lupe Arrey and Mr. Giron's nephews, Henry Cherpak, Ronald Cherpak, Able Chavez, John Chavez, Robert Chavez, Richard Giron and Alfredo Giron. Wheeler Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

GIRON: Alfides S Giron, 69, died suddenly at her sister’s residence in El Paso this past Tuesday, June 14. Mrs. Giron as born in Chloride, NM and had lived in Grant county for about the past 35 years. Mrs. Giron is survived by her in husband, Jose U. Giron of Silver City; two daughters, Mrs. Lillie Ann Marin of Dona Ana, NM and Mrs. Cecilia Arrey of Bayard; four sons, Thomas Wedgewood of Arenas Valley, Joe Giron and Richard Giron both of Prineville, OR, and Alfred Giron of Bayard. Also surviving are 14 grandchildren, and 5 great grandchildren, and one sister, Mrs. Anita Sanchez of El Paso. Prayer services were held Friday June 17, in the Curtis Bright Funeral Chapel, with the funeral services held Saturday, June 18. The Rev. Herman Chacon conducted the prayer service and Rev. F. M. Roundtree of the Central First Baptist Church officiated at the funeral service. Interment followed in the Memory Lane Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Eusebio Sanchez, Benjamin Sanchez, Robert Chavez, Daniel Arthur Chavez, Celso Zamora, Elizardo Zamora, Ronald Cherpak and Tommy Wedgewood.

GIRON: Mrs. Consuelo Giron, a New Mexico pioneer, who was born in Georgetown, died early last Thursday at Hillcrest General hospital, where she was taken after having a stroke at the home of her son Edward Giron. Mrs. Giron had lived till her birthday Saturday and would have been 98 years of age. She had lived all of her life in Silver City and Grant County with the exception of a brief residence at Hillsboro. Survivors include four sons, Antonio of Wilcox, Edward of Silver city, Joe of Bayard, and Aldolfo of Central; two daughters, Mrs. Abel Chavez of Monticello and Mrs. Henry Cherpak of Hurley; 11 grandchildren and one great grandchild. Funeral services were held Saturday in the Latter Day Saints church followed by burial in the Silver city cemetery directed by Curtis mortuary.

GIRON: Eduardo G. Giron, 82, died May 4 in Truth or Consequences. Mr. Giron was born in Hillsboro, but was a longtime resident of Grant County. He was a communicant of the Catholic Church. Mr. Giron is survived by one brother, Adolfo Giron of Silver City and two sisters; Rosa Chavez of Monticello and Annie Cherpak of Hurley. Rosary recitation was held May 8 at the Wheeler Funeral Home Chapel and Mass of the Resurrection was celebrated May 9 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Mon. A. James Milano officiating. Interment followed at Memory Lane Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Rodolfo Holguin, Ronald Cherpak, Henry Cherpak, Raul Sepulveda, Richard Giron and Robert Chavez. Honorary pallbearers were John Jay Chavez, Abel Chavez, Alfredo Giron, Jose Giron, George Dominguez and Gregorio Mesa. Arrangements by the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

GIRON: Jose G. Giron, 69, passed away Sunday, October 2 at his residence in Silver City. Mr. Giron was a native of Hillsboro, NM, and had resided in Silver City for the past four years. He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Lillie Ann Mann of Dona Ana, N.M., Mrs. Cecilia Arrey of Bayard, four sons, Thomas Wedgewood of Arenas Valley, Joe Giron and Richard Giron, both of Prineville, OR, Alfred Giron of Bayard, 14 grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Survivors also include two sisters, Mrs. Rosa G. Chavez of Monticello NM, Mrs. Annie Cherpak of Hurley, two brothers, Ed Giron of Monticello, NM and Adolfo Giron of Central. Rosary recitation was held Wednesday, October 5 at the Curtis-Bright Chapel. Funeral Mass will be today at 10:00 am at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Reverend Father John Osikwaka conducting both services. Interment will follow in Memory Lane Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be George Brown, Max Alvarez, Antonio Gonzales, Tony Rivera, Tony Davilla and Nash Nunez. Honorary pallbearers will be Ronald Cherpak, Eduardo Acuna, Tommy Wedgewood, Jr., Joe Trujillo, Florencio Hill and Abel Chavez.

GIRON: Trinidad Giron, 78, died Wednesday, August 1, 1979, at Memorial Hospital in Las Cruces. Trinidad was born in Mogollon, and been a life long resident of Catron County and a member of the Lower Frisco San Isidero Catholic Church. She is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Marcus M. Giron Mirabal, three grandsons and one granddaughter; Michael, Fred, Patrick and Julie Renee Mirabal, one great-grandchild Michael Matthews II all of Phoenix, AZ; Two brothers Sammy Giron of Reserve and Longino C. Giron; two sisters Nora Giron and Lillie Durbin all of Phoenix. Rosary recitation was held Friday, Aug. 3 at 8:00 p.m. Mass was conducted Saturday, August 4 at Lower Frisco San Isidero Parish with Father Pantaleon officiating at both services, assisted by Ismael Vallejos, Jr. Burial followed in Reserve, at the Lower Frisco Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Michael M., Fred D. and Patrick A. Mirabal, Nichi C., Albert and Alex Giron of Phoenix.

GLASSCOCK: Funeral services for Harold E. Glasscock, 48, who died Saturday morning, await the arrival of the deceased’s son, James, serving aboard a U.S. Navy vessel in the South Pacific. A patient at Hillcrest Hospital, Mr. Glasscock had been released just prior to the fatal attack and was pronounced dead on arrival when returned to the hospital. Arrangements are being m a d e by the Curtis Mortuary.

GLEASON: M. S. Candiello received word of the death of Eddie F. Gleason, Sept. 17, at Beltsville, MD. Gleason was a civil engineer who resided at Glenwood while employed by the Bureau of Federal Public Works during the construction of the Whitewater bridge at Glenwood in the 1920's. Mr. Gleason, was married soon after the completion of the project to the former Julia Quinn of Brooklyn, NY, who at the time was associated with the insurance agency of Kauffman and Russell and made her home here for several years with a brother, William Quinn, who died in 1926 and is buried in Memory Lane Cemetery.

GLEESON: Florence Gleeson, 73, died Saturday at Fort Bayard. Mrs. Gleeson was born in Illinois, and was a resident of Las Cruces. She is survived by her husband, Patrick Gleeson of Las Cruces. Mass of the Resurrection was held at Santa Clara Catholic Church. Burial followed at the Fort Bayard State cemetery. Arrangements were made by the Wheeler Funeral Home.

GLEN: Beryle Marie Glen, 76, a homemaker and resident of Silver City, died Saturday at her residence. She was born May 2, 1917, in Peoria, IL, to the late Motier C. and Marie (Jones) Newman. She was married for 58 years to Donald R. Glen, and they had resided in Silver City for the last 16 years. She was a member of the Jehovah's Witnesses and attended the local Kingdom Hall. A memorial service will be held Tuesday evening at 7 at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses; Mike McClelland will officiate. Cremation has been entrusted to Baca's Mimbres Crematory. Survivors include her husband, Donald R. Glen of the home; a daughter, Carolyn Jo (Glen) Kaye of McLean, VA; two grandsons; one granddaughter; and one great-granddaughter. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

GLENN: James Vernon Glenn, 85, died Thursday, June 22 at Hillcrest Hospital. Mrs. Glenn was a native of Nolanville, Texas and had resided in Grant County for the past 48 years. He was preceded in death by his wife, Vera Glenn in January of 1974, and a son, J.V. Glenn Jr. in July of 1976. He was a lifetime member of the Methodist Church, charter member of the Rotary Club and a member of Silver City Masonic Lodge #8 AF&AM. Mr. Glenn is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Vera Belle Lane of Silver City and one son, Jeff Glenn, also of Silver City; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Survivors also include one sister, Doris G. Shinaut of El Paso, Texas and one brother Marvin C. Glenn of Silver City. Funeral services were Monday, June 26 at the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home with the Rev. H.L. McAlester and the Rev. Alfred C. Pace officiating. Burial followed in the Silver City Masonic Cemetery with the Silver City Masonic Lodge #8 AF&AM officiating. Serving as pallbearers were Bill Russell, Col. E. L. Mickelson, Walter Wilson, Otto Prevost, Jep Housley and James McLaughlin. Honorary pallbearers were John Harlan, Frank Parrish, John Hutchins, Neil Parrish, Fred Clark, James Turner, Dean French, Dr. C.C. Cobb, Elmer Salars, Clark McKinney, Howard Little and Robert Harsh. In his memory the family asks that donations be made to the First United Methodist Church in Silver City.

GLENN: Following an illness of several months, death Saturday, Aug. 17, summoned Jefferson C. Glenn, 84, one of Silver City’s most respected residents, where he had resided for the past 16 years. He came to Silver City from Roscoe, TX and for 12 years was engaged in the furniture business here, until his retirement. Previously, for many years, he operated the general merchandise store at Hyiton, TX, and also was engaged in ranching and farming at Tulia, TX and conducted a store at Roscoe, TX. Mr. Glenn was born at Tuscaloosa, AL Nov. 20, 1861, and moved to Texas when he was 21, where he married Ora Cowan, in Belton, TX, Dec. 25, 1887. To this union six children were born, of whom four survive, besides his wife. The children are: Vernon and Marvin Glenn, Silver City; B. C. Glenn, Hartford, CT, and Mrs. O.R. Shinaut, El Paso. Other survivors are a sister, Mrs. Ada McCafgrey, Ashland, AL; four grandsons, four granddaughters, and one great-granddaughter. Until his health failed in the past year, Mr. Glenn was actively interested in community affairs and had a wide circle of friends. He was a fine type of pioneer citizen and a loyal friend whose passing is a community loss. Funeral services were held Monday at 3 pm at the Methodist church, where hundreds of friends gathered to pay a last tribute of respect and affection for the deceased. All members of the Glenn family attended, except the son in Connecticut, who had visited his father during his last illness. The rites were conducted by the Rev. B. M. Dennis, resident Methodist pastor, who read the scripture; the Rev. H. L. McAllister, Ysleta, TX, a former Silver City pastor, who said the prayer, and the Rev. R. L. Willingham, El Paso, also a former Methodist pastor here, who conducted the service. There were three vocal selections by a quartet of girls composed of Phyllis Readel, Frances McKinney, Ruth McKinney and Martha Mahier. The interment was in the Masonic cemetery directed by the Cox Mortuary. The scripture was read at the grave by the Rev. McAllister, with the committal and benediction by the Rev. Willingham. Active pallbearers were Vernon Glenn, Martin Glenn, 0. R. Shinaut, J. V. Glenn, Jr., J. H. Criswell, C. B. Monroe. Honorary pallbearers were Nelson Wygant, Frank Parrish, Milton Stovall, and Robert Tackett, Cecil Stephens, George Keener, John A. Dye, William H. Ernertd, Dr. R. E. Watts, William F. Rowlee, Ernie Pollock .

GLENN: N.B. "Newt" Glenn passed away Monday at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born in Kansas City, MO in 1916 to Henry and Dora Glenn. He married Dorothy Bremer in 1938. After serving with the U.S. Navy during World War II, he moved with his family to the Southwest and to Silver City, where he was the owner-manager of Silver Office Supply until 1972. He was then employed with Alfred M. Lewis Wholesalers until 1979 when he retired. He served as past master of the Silver City Masonic Lodge and past president of the Rotary Club and the Silver City Men's Golf Club. He was also a member of the chamber of commerce and the Elk's Club. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy; two children, Sharon DeBraal and her husband, Jim of Las Cruces and Larry Glenn and his wife, Susan of Albuquerque; four grandchildren, Jeff and Greg Debraal and Kevin and Brian Glenn; and a sister, Kathryn Grossman of Lee's Summit, Mo. Visitation will be held at Curtis-Bright Funeral Home this evening from 5 to 7. Graveside service will be conducted by the Silver City Masonic Lodge at 2 p.m. on Thursday at Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Family members selected Curtis-Bright Funeral Home to serve them.

GLENN: Death at 11:55 a.m. Wednesday in a Silver City rest home called Mrs. Ora C. Glenn, 88, the mother of Vernon and Marvin Glenn. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jefferson C. Glenn, and a son, Berthal C. Glenn. Besides the two sons in Silver City, other survivors are a daughter, Mrs. Doris G. Shinaut, El Paso; three brothers, Boblo and Marvin Cowan, Belton, TX and Grover C. Cowan, Sweetwater, and a sister, Mrs. Roxie Warren, Norco, CA; eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Cox Mortuary.

GLENN: Pauline F. Glenn, 67, a resident of Hanover, entered into eternal rest Thursday, Feb. 26, at her home. She was born Dec. 23, 1930, in Glens Falls, N.Y., to Paul and Blanche Palmer Guernsey. She was in motel management for many years. A memorial service will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Baca’s Funeral Chapels with the Rev. Robert Ihlefeld officiating. Internment of cremains will take place at a later date. She is survived by her husband, James H. Glenn of Hanover; a son, Peter John Glenn of Tucson, AZ; three daughters, Margaret Mary Glenn of Dorchester, MA, Suellen Maria Woodworth of Schulsburg, WI, and Carolyn Marie Heilman of Mesa, AZ; and three sisters, Ruth Sundherg of Glens Falls, Florence Loveland of Glens Falls and Joan Guernsey Of Bradenton, FL. She is also survived by seven grandchildren. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels and Baca’s Mimbres Crematory.

GLENN: Mrs. Vera Porter Glenn, 73, passed away at Southwestern General Hospital in El Paso, Tuesday evening. Mrs. Glenn was the wife of James Vernon Glenn retired Silver City business man. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Silver City, charter member of WSCS, 50 year member and past matron of the Order of Eastern Star, and a member of the Green Thumb Garden Club. Mrs. Glenn is survived by her husband, two sons, J.V. Glenn, Jr. of El Paso and Jeff Glenn of Silver City; one daughter, Mrs. Vera Belle Lane of Silver City. Also surviving are eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; one brother, Earl Porter of Tulia, Texas, and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held in the Curtis-Bright Chapel, Friday at 3:30 p.m. with the Rev. R.L. McAlister officiating. Interment will follow in the Masonic Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Walter Wilson, Bill Russell, Col. E.L. Mickelson, Otto Prevost, James Turner and James H. McLaughlin. The family has requested that in lieu of flowers donations be made to the First United Methodist Church of Silver City.

GLENN: Mazie Griswell Glenn, 53, a Giant County resident, entered eternal rest Thursday morning at her home on the ranch where she was born and had lived her entire life. Private family graveside services were held this morning at the Glenn family plot near her residence. She was born Nov. 25, 1912, at the ranch of her parents, Mamie Weaver Criswell and James Harvey Criswell. She attended school in Hurley. Mrs. Glenn was a member of the Home Extension Club and was involved in home decorating and flower design. She was a member of the Arenas Valley Community Church, Farm Bureau, New Mexico Cattle Growers and the American Association of Retired Persons. She is survived by her husband of 6l years and eight months, Marvin C. Glenn of the home; two daughters, May Beth Glenn Graham and her husband, Billy, of the family ranch, and Bobbie Glenn Turner, also of the ranch; four grandchildren; Vickie Lee Graham McCauley and her husband, Joe; James "Bub" Graham and his wife, Gail, Bill Graham and his wife, Lisa, and Lou Anna Turner; six great-grandchildren Heidi and Shaun McCauley, and Ashley, Autumn, Brock and Lauren Graham; and a great-grandson-in-law Josh Vermillion. The Rev. Elver Hoefer of the Arenas Valley Community Church officiated at the services. Pallbearers were Joe McCauley, Jeff Glenn, Shaun McCauley, Bill Graham, James C. Lane and Bub Graham. Donations may be made to the Ethel Glenn Scholarship Fund, Silver City FFA, in care of Bub Graham, Adviser. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels

GLENNON: With the death last Friday at the Fairview Rest Home of Mrs. Patience Casey Glennon, 78, Silver City lost a beloved pioneer who had lived most of her long and active life in this community. She was the widow of a prominent early day mining man, H. B. Glennon, and a member of the widely known Casey family which shaped the history of Southwest New Mexico. Born in Clifton, AZ, Mrs. Glennon came to Silver City with her parents as a child and throughout her life was interested in her home town and its progress. Her social activities included membership in the 511, Silver City Woman’s Club, the Wacky Club and other organizations. As a member of the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd she was devoted to church work. Innumerable friends added much to her long and happy life. Funeral services were held at ……..

GLICK: Bloyce L. Glick, 65, passed away Wednesday, October 5 at his residence in Mimbres. Mr. Glick was a native of Abilene, TX, and had been a resident of Mimbres for the past five years. Prior to moving to Mimbres, he had resided in Las Cruces for 40 years, where he was engaged in the farming business. Mr. Glick is survived by his wife, Mrs. Betty Glick of Mimbres, a daughter, Diana Burns, two sons, Jimmy Burns and Jerry Burns, all of Mimbres. Survivors also include a brother, Ray Glick of Tulsa, OK. Graveside services were Friday, October 7 at Memory Lane Cemetery with Pastor Dick Ross of the First Baptist Church of Silver City officiating.

GLIED: Death Wednesday at Douglas, AZ, claimed Mrs. Felix Glied, 60, a resident of Silver City for the past 10 years. Mrs. Glied recently went to Douglas for her health because of the lower altitude there. The body is being returned to Silver City for burial, with funeral arrangements pending at the Cox Mortuary. Surviving are Mrs. Beulah Hackley and Mrs. Gertrude Jensen, Silver City, also a son, Edward Hackley, Portland, OR, and three brothers in Wisconsin and a sister in Portland, and three grandchildren.

GLOVER: Gordon Thomas Glover born in Salina, KS, March 4, 1916, died Friday, Oct. 23, in Albuquerque. He was a former Grant County resident. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Ann Glover; his son, Tom Glover, and his wife, Mary; a daughter, Pat Glover; and two granddaughters, Trisha and Carrie. Mr. Glover received a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in metallurgical engineering at the University of Alabama. He built and operated flotation mills in southwestern New Mexico before his retirement in 1981. During his lifetime, he was very active in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Per his wishes, cremation has taken place, and memorial services will be held in Albuquerque on Thursday at 3 p.m. at Monte Vista Christian Church, 3501 Campus Blvd. N.E., with the Rev. Fred Dorisse and the Rev. Glenn Ricketts officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made in his name to Monte Vista Christian Church or a favorite charity.

GLYN: Mrs. Mabel Kitty Schultz Glyn, 85 passed away last ‘Thursday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. M E. Weaver in Hurley. Funeral arrangements were in charge of the Curtis Mortuary, which sent the body to Topeka, Kansas where services were held, followed by burial. Besides the daughter, two sons survive, Ray and Roy Glyn Topeka, KS.

GOATS: Ervin O. Goats, 74, died Saturday at Hillcrest General Hospital. Mr. Goats was born in Elida, NM, and had been a resident of the Mule Creek area since he was eleven years old, where he was a cowboy and rancher. He was a member of the New Mexico Cattlemen's Association and the New Mexico Farm Bureau. Mr. Goats is survived by his wife, Irene Goats of Mule Creek, five daughters, Debra Birkla of Mule Creek, Leona Gibson of Irving, TX, Becky Romero of Seboyeta, NM, Dobie Bass of Silver City, Barbara Bass of Mule Creek, two sons, Benny Bass of Silver City, John Bass of Mule Creek, a sister Ruby Brannan of Silver City and seven grandchildren. Funeral services were held Tuesday morning at 10 a.m. at the Curtis-Bright Chapel with Bishop Smoky Sullivan officiating. Burial followed in Memory Lane Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Delroy Kartchner, Buddy Johnson, Herb Bays, Buddy Stockton, John Varela and Mike Traynor. Honorary pallbearers were Irv Pace, Harold Filliman, Gene Johnson, Jim Henry, Ladd Pendleton, George Schale, Dick Batey, Floyd Roberts, Robert Zumwalt, William Winter and Charlie Stockton.

GOBBLE: Henry “Hank” Gobble, a World War II veteran, who survived the Death March on Bataan, died in a Los Angeles hospital last Friday. He was a member of the ill-fated 200th Coast Artillery of New Mexico which served in the Philippines. Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Donna Gobble, Glendale, CA; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Gobble, and a brother, David Gobble of Deming and three sisters, Mrs. O. G. Dodson, Silver City; Mrs. B. J. Gray, Hurley, and Mrs. J. W. Vancil, Tucson. Funeral services were held in Deming with burial in Mountain View cemetery.

GOBBLE: Carrie Gobble, 93, a lifetime Deming area resident, died at her home Monday, Jan. 18. Visitation was held Thursday, Jan. 21, at Baca's Funeral Chapels in Deming. Funeral services were held Friday, Jan. 22, at the First Christian Church with Pastor Darrell Witmer officiating and the Rev. Glenneth Harrington assisting. Interment followed at Mountain View Cemetery. Mrs. Gobble was born Sept. 28, 1899 in Goldthwaite, TX. She was involved in homemaking and ranching throughout her life. She graduated from Alamogordo High School in 1917 and from New Mexico Teacher's College, now Western New Mexico University, in 1919. She was a charter member of the First Christian Church and was active in the Ladies Council. She belonged to the Deming Garden Club and the New Mexico Cattle Growers Association. She is survived by one son, David C. Gobble of Deming; three daughters, Myrtle Thomas and Grace Gould of Deming and Helen Dodson of Bayard; three brothers, J.D. Atkinson of Lordsburg, Hugh Atkinson of Las Cruces and Clyde Atkinson of Lakeside, Calif.; 13 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Gobble was preceded in death by her husband, Claude R. Gobble, on Oct. 27, 1975, after 54 years of marriage. She was also preceded in death by one son, Henry "Hank" Gobble, who died in 1961, and by one daughter, Ernestine, who died in 1927. Pallbearers were her grandsons, Dennis Alberson, Claude and Howard Gobble, Casey Dodson, and Duane and John Gray. Honorary pallbearers were Lawrence Gobble, Ricky Laclair, Rudy Saucedo, Tom Starr, John Turnbull and Bill Gould. In lieu of flowers, the family requested contributions to The First Christian Church, 119 W. Maple, Deming, NM. Baca's Funeral Chapels was in charge of arrangements.

GOBLE: Jesse Franklin Goble Jr., 74, of Cliff died Wednesday, Jan. 14, at his residence. Graveside services will be conducted Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Fort Bayard National Cemetery, with his son, the Rev. David Goble, officiating. Mr. Goble was born July 20, 1923, in Truth or Consequences. He was the son of Jesse Franklin Goble Sr. and Mary Satahite Goble. Mr. Goble married Mary Helen Harris on June 26, 1948, in Silver City. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Mary Helen, and his son, David Goble of Cliff. Mr. Goble attended Reserve schools and graduated from Silver high School in 1940. He attended Western New Mexico University until he was drafted into the U.S. Army. Mr. Goble returned to his home in Silver City after he was discharged from the Army and continued his education at WNMU, where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in education and later earned his master’s degree, in l956. Mr. Goble taught school and coached junior varsity basketball in Cliff. Mr. Goble retired in 1980 after 35 years with the Cliff schools. Mr. Goble was very active with the American Association of Retired Persons as the state coordinator of the 55 Alive program. He was a member of the Tyrone Masonic Lodge and had served as worthy patron of Eastern Star No. 41. Mr. Goble was a member and elder of the Trinity Presbyterian Church at Cliff. He enjoyed his love for animals and training his dogs. He was a member of the Wilderness Kennel Club of Silver City. Mr. Goble’s love was the years he spent at Cliff School. The lives he touched while coaching basketball will never be forgotten. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of choice. Bright Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

GOBLE: Mary Jane Satathite Goble, 85, passed way Tuesday in Fort Bayard Medical Center. She was a member of the ------- Chapter No. 3; Glenwood Women’s Club; and Retired New Mexico School Teachers. Services will be held Friday at 10 am, in the Curtis-Bright funeral home with the Rev. Goble officiating. Interment will follow in the Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Arrangements are by Curtis Bright, Silver City

Goble: Jesse F. Goble, 80, died at Hillcrest Hospital Feb.11. Mr. Goble was a native of Rainer TX, and had resided in Glenwood for the past 30 years. He was a school teacher for 35 years, and was teaching in the Catron County School District at the time of his retirement. Mr. Goble is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mary Jane Goble of Pleasanton; one son, Frank Goble of Cliff; one grandson, David Goble of Cliff; one brother Louis Goble of Williamsburg and one sister Miss Eunice Goble of Amarillo, TX. Funeral services were held Friday, Feb.14 with the Rev. Ralph Hensley of the Trinity Presbyterian Church of Cliff, and the Tyrone Masonic Lodge #52 AF & AM officiating. Internment followed in the Ft. Bayard Cemetery with the Allingham-Golding Post #18, American Legion conducting the services. Pallbearers were Clem Hudson, Loe Slade, Joe Saunders, and Harve Smith.

GOBLE: Jessie M. Goble, 81, died Saturday at her residence in Silver City. She was born in Carson Lake, Ark. and had resided in Grant County for many years. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Silver City and the Silver City Senior Citizens. Funeral services were held Tuesday at the Curtis-Bright Chapel with Rod Chandler officiating. Interment followed at Memory Lane Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Oscar Salars, Wesley Reese, Jim Wetzel, Bob Abercrombie, R.L. Chandler and Alfred Corral. Honorary pallbearers were Dr. Robert Sexton, Whitney Shoup, E.R. Wetzel, Gus Glass and Jack Shinn. Anyone wishing to make donations may make them to the Fort Bayard Medical Center in memory of Mrs. Goble. Arrangements by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

GODBEY: Mrs. Esther Lambert Godbey, 55, mother of Mrs. Lawrence Roybal of Silver City, died the past week in a Morenci, Arizona, hospital. Besides her daughter here other survivors were two sons, three grandchildren, four brothers and a sister. Funeral services were held in Morenci with burial there.

GODEC: Anton J. Godec, 83, died recently in Silver City. Mr. Godec was born in Leadville, Colorado and has lived in Grant County for over 30 years. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Slovenia, Lodge No. 21. He is survived by a daughter, Mildred Jo Ann Potter of Big Springs, TX; three sons, Jack Joseph Godec of Las Cruces, Donald Patrick Godec of Las Vegas, NM, Frank L. Godec of Silver City; two sisters, Staffa Hansen of Apache Junction, AZ, Anne Henry of Colorado Springs, CO; seven grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held at Wheeler Chapel with Reverend Gerald Griffin officiating. Interment followed at Memory Lane Cemetery. Honorary pallbearers were Duke Klingman, Al Snider and Paul Reeves. Arrangements were by the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

GODFREY: Margaret Von Tress Godfrey, 56, died March 28 in Clear Lake Hospital in Webster, TX. Mrs. Godfrey was born March 9, 1928 in Green Castle, IN, the daughter of John H. and Alice Smith Von Tress. Survivors include her husband, Lawrence D. Godfrey of Las Vegas, NV; one son, Gregory Collins of Las Vegas; five sisters, Bea Gates of El Paso, TX, Sarah Cargile of San Antonio, TX, Clella Kubiak of Friendswood, TX, Elaine Jusus of Albuquerque and Mary Alice Von Tress of Mimbres; two brothers, William R. Von Tress and John H. Von Tress of Mimbres. Services were held at the Curtis-Bright Chapel March 30 with interment following at the Reserve Cemetery. Mrs. Godfrey will lie in state at the Curtis-Bright Chapel from 2 to 4 p.m. on March 30. Arrangements by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

GODFREY: William Gibson “Bill” Godfrey passed away Sunday, April 12, at his residence in Cliff. Graveside services will be held at the Cliff-Gila Cemetery on Thursday at 10 in the morning. In lieu of flowers, contributions may he directed to the Cliff-Gila Community Center, P.O. Box 292, Gila, NM 88038 or Music Boosters, care of Debbie Ivins, P.O. Box 33, Gila, NM 88038. Entrusted to Baca.

GODOY: Hilario Moya "Chato" Godoy, 70, died Thursday in Salinas, Calif., where he had been a resident for the past 21 years. He was born Dec. 10, 1917, in Hanover and worked as a miner before retiring and moving to California. He was a veteran of World War II, serving with the Army, and was a member of the Catholic Church. Calling hours will be Monday from 3-9 p.m. in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapel where Rosary service will be recited at 7p.m. Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday at 10a.m. in Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard. The Rev. Ricardo Hinojal and the Rev. Melchior Dano will officiate. Interment will be in the Fort Bayard National Cemetery with veteran honors accorded by Allingham-Golding Post No. 18 of the American Legion. Survivors are a sister, Felicitas Godoy of Phoenix, Ariz., a sister in-law, Lola, of Bayard; three nephews and 11 nieces. Casket bearers will be Diego Godoy, Frank Godoy, Smiley Gonzalez, Alfred Ortiz, Manuel Medina and Fred Baca. Honorary bearers will be Tony Godoy, Mark Medina, Mike Medina, Santiago Jaurequi, Manuel Martinez, Eddie Ortiz, Freddie Ortiz, Adrian Jaurequi and Victor Rodriguez. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

GOETHALS: Belen Lopez Goethals, 86, a resident of El Paso, Texas, entered eternal life Wednesday at Providence Memorial Hospital in El Paso. She was born March 3, 1910, in Casa Grandes, Mexico and was a homemaker. Calling hours are from 4-7 in the evening in Baca’s Funeral Chapels in Silver City with the prayer vigil --- Deacon Rill Holguin will recite the rosary. The Mass of the Christian burial will be celebrated Saturday at 11 am at St.Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with the Rev. Rod Nichols officiating. Burial will follow in St.Vincent de Paul Catholic Cemetery. Survivors include a granddaughter, Arlene Goethals of El Paso; a great granddaughter Yvette Goethals, of El Paso; and four nephews. David Torres and his wife Elpidia, of Silver City, Victor Torres of Las Cruces, Victor Torres Jr. and his wife, Stella of Las Cruces and Evaristo Torres of Woodland, CA. She was preceded in death by her son, Frank Goethals, a sister, Maclovia Torres, and a brother, Manuel Goethals. Serving as casket bearers will be Frank Torres Sr., Tonie Torres Jr., Tony Torres, Paul Lopez, Joshua Torres and Edmund Lopez. Honorary hearers will be Victor Torres Jr., Arnold Torres, Robert Torres, David Torres Jr., Edward Torres, Manuel Torres, Silverio Torres, Anthony Torres, Joseph Torres, Michael Torres, Andres Gomez and Daniel Gomez. Entrusted to the care Baca's Funeral Chapel

GOETTSCHE: Lee Roy Goettsche, 61, one of Silver City’s best known businessmen and a resident for 31 years, who had a wide circle of friends, passed away last Thursday at Hillcrest General Hospital of complications caused by a heart conditions. For some years he was associated with E. Cosgrove, Inc., Silver City’s largest retail and wholesale hardware and mine supply firm, and also was employed in automotive garages. He was an active member of the Silver City Elks Lodge and other organizations. Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Edna Goettsche; a son, Capt. Lee Roy Goettsche, of the U. S. Air Force, stationed at Grand Forks, N. D.; a daughter, Mrs. Gloria Brewer of Lubbock, Tex.; two brothers, Gus of Sweetwater, Tex., and Charles, of Higgins, TX; three sisters, Mrs. H. P. Kutchinski of Higgins, Mrs. H. D. McAdoo of Canadian, TX, and Mrs. Melva Bruce of Tampa, TX, and four grandchildren. Funeral services were held Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Curtis mortuary chapel, the Rev. Joseph Sherman conducting the rites. Burial took place in the Silver City cemetery with committal rites ritualistic services at the grave.

GOETTSCHE: Bonnie Mae Goettsche, 59, born in Silver City, a resident of Albuquerque since 1974, died Saturday. She is survived by her husband of 40 years, Lee R. Goettsche Jr. of the family home; her daughters, Cheryl Goettsche and Patricia Thomas and her husband, Ray; and a son, Kenneth Goettsche and his wife, Karen, all of Albuquerque; her grandchildren, Khira Williams and her husband, Kent, Rachel Goettsche, Amber Goettsche, Abraham Goettsche, Elizabeth Thomas and Ann Gloyd; and many friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Leo and Ruth Littlefield of Silver City. Mrs. Goettsche was employed for 17 years with Lawyers Title Insurance Corp. She will be deeply missed. Services will be held Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at French Mortuary, University Boulevard Chapel, 1111 University Boulevard NE in Albuquerque, with James E. Ward, minister, officiating. Private interment will follow the service. Friends may visit French Mortuary today from 3-9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions to a charity of choice. French Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

GOFF: Clarence Roland Goff died December 26, at the Hillcrest General Hospital. Mr. Goff was born Dec. 29, 1907 in Hawthorne, TX. He was preceded in death by both parents James and Ida Goff, also three brothers, Les, Hubert and Carey Goff and one step daughter Betty Morrow. Mr. Goff is survived by his wife Dorothy; one sister, Billie Merrill of Portales; two sons, James of Canadian, TX and Rodney of Carlsbad; two daughters, Margaret Lofton of Loving, NM and Nellie Kinkes of Carlsbad; two step daughters, Dorothy Vanatter and Emma Simpson both of Silver City; 19 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren. Arrangements are under the direction of the Wheeler Funeral Home. Honorary pallbearers were Charles Crutcher, Joe Bosse, Henry Andrade, Ken Philpott, Jodie Bosse and Lyman Greer. Graveside services for Mr. Goff were held Tuesday, December 29 at 10:30 a.m. at Memory Lane. The Rev. Don Wiley officiated.

GOFORTH: Leslie K Goforth, 72, life-long pioneer of Grant County, who was born at Georgetown the on the Mimbres River, died Saturday in Hillcrest hospital following a stroke. He was widely known and respected citizen of the community and enjoyed a long and active life in the mining industry, chiefly with the Chino copper co as an engineer following graduation from the New Mexico School of mines at Socorro. In public service he achieved the record of being the first Republican to serve as sheriff of Grant County in more than 40 years. He held this position for a two year term. During this period of time, he was confronted with a strike against the Empire Zink company at Hanover, which shut down the mine and many worker and seriously affecting the economy of this area. This strike was marked by many acts of violence and defiance of a district court injunction against officers of the striking union forbidding them to block a public highway leading to the mining company’s property. This open defiance of law and order caused reoccurring acts of violence. In handling these tense situations, Goforth as sheriff used patience and calm judgment and thus prevented any rash use of force by armed officers that would have endangered the lives of women, and children in the picket lines. Finally, State Police under orders of the governor took over enforcement of court orders and in due time order was restored and the strike terminated. In all positions held, Mr. Goforth served with maximum efficiency. These positions included not only mining engineering, but as a field agent of the State Bureau of Revenue and chief of police of Bayard. He was one of the original organizers of the Grant county Sherriff’s Posse and served as head of this organization. He was active in Santa Rita lodge of Masons; served as Rainbow dad for the Order of Rainbow for girls and was interested in the Boy Scouts of America. During WW I he served in the American Expedition forces in Europe with an outstanding record. Survivors are his daughter Mrs. Allton (Beth) Turner and son Joe Goforth, who served in World War II and was among the survivors of the death march on Bataan, when the Japanese army captured the Philippines. Funeral services were held Tuesday at the Curtis Mortuary chapel, the Rev. Kenneth E. Ford, of the First Methodist Church, conducting the rites. Officers and members of Santa Rita Lodge of Masons conducted ritualistic funeral services at the grave in the Masonic Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Forrest Delk, Albert Kern, Ross Hamilton, Horace Bounds, Clifton Reed and James Moss.

GOJKOVICH: Alexander “Alex” Gojkovich, 54, of Silver City passed away Tuesday, Nov. 10, in the Veterans Hospital in Albuquerque. The family will receive friends from 4-6 p.m. Thursday at Bright Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday at Bright Funeral Home. Interment with full military honors will be in Fort Bayard National Cemetery. He was born Dec. 28, 1943, in Bisbee, AZ, the son of George Gojkovich and Laura Anne Modie Gojkovich. He was married to Darlene E. Lowry on March 5, 1982, in Silver City. Mr. Gojkovich is survived by his mother, of Bisbee; his wife, three sons; Donnie Gojkovich of Idaho, Christopher Gojkovich of Oregon, and Michael Gojkovich of Silver City; three daughters, Shelley Gojkovich of Idaho, Nicole English and her husband, Troy, of Idaho, and Lori Gojkovich of Silver City; four brothers, George E. Gojkovich and his wife, Virginia, of Bisbee, Richard L. Gojkovich and his wife, Diane, Donnie W. Gojkovich and his wife, Kathy, and ‘Tom D. Gojkovich and his wife, Cathy, all of Silver City; two sisters, Georgian Adcock and her husband, Ralph, of Douglas, Ariz., and Kay Gojkovich of Mesa, Ariz.; seven grandchildren, Trista Gojkovich of California, Tyson Gojkovich of California, and Torree Gojkovich, Chance Gojkovich, Wade English, and Kyle and Ryan English, all of Idaho; and numerous other relatives. Mr. Gojkovich graduated from Bisbee High School in 1962. He served in the U.S. Navy in Naval Construction Battalion 11 as a steelworker in the Seabees during the Vietnam conflict. After he was honorably discharged from the Navy, he went to work for Phelps Dodge as a boiler-marker/welder. He worked for Phelps Dodge until his retirement in 1991. In the mid-‘70s, Mr. Gojkovich moved to Silver City from Morenci, Ariz. Mr. Gojkovich loved living in the Burro Mountains, as well as hunting, fishing, the out-of-doors and, most of all, the time he spent with his family. He loved country and western music. Mr. Gojkovich was a member of the - Silver City Elks. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Elks National Foundation. Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

GOLDEN: John O. Golden, 75, of Cliff died Monday night at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born Sept. 5, 1920 in Silver City and was a lifetime Grant County resident. Mr. Golden retired from Phelps Dodge at Tyrone where he was a heavy-equipment operator. He served in the Army Air Force during World War II in the Pacific. Cremation has taken place at Baca's Mimbres Crematorium. A private family service will be held in Cliff at a later date. Internment will follow in the Cliff-Gila Mesa Cemetery. Survivors include his wife, Joy Golden of Cliff; his sons, Lon Golden and his wife, Karen of Cliff, and Wade Golden of Houston; a daughter, Merrie Nell Johnson, and her husband, Buddy of Mule Creek; a step-daughter, Bonnie Cave of Cliff; a sister, Frances Kimble of Albuquerque; his grandchildren, Kenny Johnson of Mule Creek, Randy Johnson of Fort Collins, Colo., and Clay, Casey and Erin Golden, all of Cliff; and his great-grandchildren, Trae and Tera Johnson of Mule Creek. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

GOLDING: Connie W. Golding died Wednesday, Jan. 20, at her home in Silver City after a long illness. The Rev. George Reynolds held a brief prayer service at Baca's Funeral Chapels before cremation. She was born in Silver City to Robert and Felicity Burkner Golding. Her brother, Fredrick Burkner Golding, went down with the USS Cyclops when it sank with all the crew. Another brother, Edward Clement Golding, served in the Army and died in Tucson, AZ. Survivors are her sisters, Helen Golding and Margaret Tatsch; a niece, Gretchen Tatsch; and cousins, Doris Mallard and Robert Mallard. She received her bachelor of arts degree in education from Western New Mexico University. She also attended the University of California, an art institute in San Francisco and the University of Arizona at Tucson. She held a master's life certificate in elementary and secondary education in New Mexico and in Arizona. She taught grades and art for 30 years. She was a member of Kappa Phi honorary art fraternity, a member of Sigma Tau Delta, professional English fraternity and a member of the Grant County Art Guild. She worked at Douglas Aircraft in Long Beach, CA, during World War II. She was an expert horsewoman, dancer, a tennis champion and an accomplished cook. A memorial Mass was held last Sunday at St. Francis Newman Center. The Rev. George Reynolds officiated. A Mass will be held at St. Vincent's Church Wednesday at 6 p.m. with the Rev. Rod Nichols officiating.

GOLDSTIEN: Mrs. Hannah M. Goldstien former resident of Silver passed away Sunday at Beach, CA, where she had her home for the past ten years. Mrs. Goldstien who lived in Silver City for about 20 years will be remembered by here for her untiring service as a member of the Silver City Cross board, having been man of the board here for years. She was past matron of City. Chapter No 3, Order of Eastern Star -----

GOLDSTON: Lois Anna Goldston, 85, a longtime Deming resident, passed away Monday, Dec. 13, at Mimbres Memorial Hospital. Memorial services will be, held Wednesday at 1 in the afternoon at Baca's Funeral Chapels in Deming with the Rev. Steve Mosley officiating. She was born June 4, 1914, in Winnsboro, Texas, to Henry and Martha Jones Dishroon. She moved to Deming in 1981 from Hatch and was a day-care provider. She was known in Deming for her flower arranging and for decorating she did every year at the cotton extravaganza. She is survived by her daughter, Leta Ann Burns, and her husband, Bobby, of Silver City; two brothers, Gene Dishroon of Las Cruces, and Wesley Dishroon of Odessa, Texas; two sisters, Velma Lankford of Mesilla Park, and Ruth Wilson of Carrizozo; two grandchildren, Kevin Burns and his wife, Shawna, of Farmington, and Brian Burns of Silver City; one great-granddaughter, Brittany Burns of Farmington; and her extended family, Steve and Kathy Duran, their children, Andrew and Phillip, and Velva Hurt, all of Deming. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in her memory to Mimbres Valley Hospice Care, Deming, NM. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels of Deming.

GOLDSTON: Arley L. Goldston, 74, of Deming , died Tuesday morning in Mimbres memorial Hospital in Deming. Memorial services were held this morning at the Baca's Wheeler Funeral Chapels in Deming with the Rev. Marcus L. Burr Jr. of the First Presbyterian Church officiating, Mr. Goldston moved to Deming From Desert Hot Springs, CA, and was a farmer in the Hatch Valley. Survivors include his wife, Lois, of the home; a daughter, Leta Ann (Mrs. Bobby) Burns of Silver City four brothers, Charles of Oklahoma and Levi, Lloyd, and J.C. all of California; five sisters, Gertie Lee Gilchrist, Jessie Fechtmueller, June Pitner, Geneva Pickett and Edna Faye Dalglesh, all of California; and two grandsons, Kevin Dale and Brian Linward Burns, both of Silver City. Baca's Wheeler Funeral Chapels is in charge of arrangements.

GOMES: Janet Kay Baker Gomes, 51, passed away Wednesday at her sister's residence in Silver City. Mrs. Gomes was a resident of Honolulu, Hawaii, for several years. There will be no services for Mrs. Gomes at this time. Services will be held in Hawaii at a later date. Survivors include her husband, Francis Gomes of Honolulu; her parents, Rodney and Louise Baker of Silver City; three brothers, Fred Baker of Los Alamos, Johnny Baker of Salt Lake City, and Ferol Baker of Copiaopo, Chile; two sisters, Jo Lynn Lynch of Silver City and Gail Jones of Farmington; and numerous nieces and nephews. Personalized services are under the direction of Hector De Los Santos and Bryan Spivey ----. Family members selected Curtis-Bright and Lordsburg Funeral Homes to serve them.

GOMEZ: Alice V. Gomez, 65, a former Grant County resident, died Aug. 11 in Fresno, CA. She was born in Fort Bayard and had resided in Hanford, CA, for 29 years. She was a member of the Catholic Church and the Compassionate Friends and was a care provider at Kings Rehabilitation Center. Survivors are her husband of 48 years, Raymond C. Gomez; two sons, Robert V. Gomez of Lemoore, CA, and Michael G. Gomez of Hanford; four daughters, Martha A. Acosta, Rebecca P. Vidaurri, Mary D. Alvarado and Margaret S. Borbolla, all of Hanford; her mother, Concha Turrey of Central; two brothers, Julian R. Valles and Henry Turrey, both of Central; 19 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services were held Aug. 15 and 16 in Hanford. Memorial remembrances may be sent to the Lupus Foundation.

GOMEZ: Anastacio M. Gomez, 62, a former Grant County resident died Wednesday, Dec. 23, in Socorro. He was born Aug. 13, 1930, in Gila to Anastacio Gomez Sr. and Juanita Gomez. He is survived by his wife, Eva of Socorro; his sons, Anastacio Gomez III of California, Daniel Gomez of Silver City, Facio Gomez of Magdalena, Anastacio Gomez IV of Socorro, Richard Gomez of Russellville, AR, Sammy Gomez of Socorro, and Donny Gomez, also of Socorro; his daughters, Peggy Gomez of Las Cruces, Gloria Gomez of Roswell, Rosie Gomez of Albuquerque, Benturita Miranda of Roswell, Della Mullin of Lovington, Virginia Chavez of Socorro and Patricia Gomez, also of Socorro; a brother, Thomas Gomez of Silver City; a sister, Nelly Altamirano, also of Silver City; and 24 grandchildren. Services were held Sunday at El Buena Pastor Church in Socorro. Graveside services were held Monday at Socorro Cemetery. The Rev. Daniel Mullin officiated at the services. Steadman-Hall Funeral Home of Socorro was in charge of the arrangements.

GOMEZ: Angelica Gomez 11-day-old infant daughter of Robert and Sabrina Gomez, passed away Tuesday at the University of New Mexico Hospital in Albuquerque. Visitation will begin at noon Friday at the San Felipe Catholic Church in Rodeo followed by the Mass of the angels at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Virgilio Flores officiating. Concluding services and interment will follow at the Rodeo Cemetery. Angelica was born Sept.13 in Las Cruces. She is survived by her parents, Robert Gomez Jr. and Sabrina Gomez of Las Cruces; paternal grandparents Bob and Rosie Gomez of Playas; maternal grandmother. Josephine Prislan of Silver City; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. She was preceded in death by her grandfather. Bob Prislan. Serving as pallbearers will he Raymond Anialdua, Henry Telles, Michael Prislan and Francisco Ballesteros. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels of Deming.

GOMEZ: Funeral services were held on Saturday at Holy Family Church, Hanover, for Mrs. Arcadia R. Gomez, 80, a resident of the Central area for 50 years. A native of Casas Grandes, Chi., Mexico, survivors include two sons, Gonzolo Gomez, Santa Rita, and Lorenzo ,Gomez, Lomita, Calif.; a brother, Teodoro Rios, El Paso, TX; five grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. Curtis Mortuary was in charge of arrangements for the service at which Rev. Antonio A. Fuentes officiated. Burial was made In the Hanover Cemetery.

GOMEZ: Brandon Lawrence Gomez, the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gomez of Central, died Saturday in Tucson, Ariz. Services are pending with the Wheeler Funeral Home.

GOMEZ: In a head-on highway crash at Hanover last Thursday morning, Mrs. Cecilia Gomez of Central, 35, died in Hillcrest General Hospital, a few hours after the accident. Her son, Ruben Gomez, driving his mother’s car, was seriously injured. Driver of the other car involved in the collision was Jesus Arrellano of Santa Rita, who also was injured. Mrs. Gomez is survived by her husband, Henry C. Gomez; two sons, Ruben and Gilbert; a daughter, Esther; two sisters, Mrs. Celestina Martinez, Mrs. Cecelia Nunez; a brother, Jim Lucero, and her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Julian Lucero, all of Central. Funeral services were held Saturday evening at the Cox Mortuary chapel, with Rev. Dan Gutierrez, officiating. Interment took place Monday afternoon in the Central cemetery.

GOMEZ: David Serna Gomez, 40, a resident of Albuquerque, entered into rest Wednesday at University of New Mexico Medical Center. He was born in Silver City on April 26, 1954, and was Roman Catholic by faith. Calling hours will be held Friday from 5-9 p.m. at Baca's Funeral Chapels, where the prayer vigil will begin at 7. Deacon Johnnie Perez will recite the rosary. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Saturday morning at 9 at the St. Francis Newman Center Parish with the Rev. George Reynolds officiating. The rite of committal will follow at the Silver City Catholic Cemetery, where he will be laid to rest. Survivors include his parents, Dionisio and Candy Gomez of Albuquerque; a brother, Steven Patrick Gomez, and his wife, Cindy, of Bayard; three nieces, Ashley, Loren and Gina Gomez of Bayard; and a nephew, Lawrence Gomez, also of Bayard. Casket bearers will be Patrick LeMon, Robert Aragon, Adam and Jerry Fierro, Patrick Paul Rael and Robert Rael Jr. Honorary bearers will be James Fierro, Steven Gomez, Billy Vigil, Ruben Serna, Patricio Serna and Frank Garcia. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

GOMEZ: Dionisio "Nicho" Gomez, 62, a former Grant County resident, died Thursday in Albuquerque. He was preceded in death by his son, David, and daughter, Lucia Belen; his parents, Pablo and Viviana Becerra; his sisters, Maria and Polly Madrid; and a brother, Chava. He is survived by his wife, Dulcie Gomez; a son, Stephen Gomez, and his wife, Cindy; a special niece, Angelina Fierro; 10 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; and numerous other family members and friends. A prayer vigil will be held tonight at seven at Curtis-Bright Funeral Home. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Saturday at 10a.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with burial to follow. Pallbearers will be his grandchildren.

GOMEZ: Elias Garcia Gomez, 76, a lifelong resident of Bayard, entered eternal rest Wednesday at Fort Bayard Medical Center. He was born July 1, 1914, in Santa Rita. He was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church and was a well-known musician in Grant County. He attended the School for the Blind in Alamogordo. Calling hours will be from 2-5 p.m. Sunday in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. The vigil service will be held Sunday at 7:30 p.m. in Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, with Deacon Alfonso Alvarado officiating. The funeral liturgy service will be held Monday morning at 10 in Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, with the Rev. Paulus Kao officiating. The committal rite service will follow in the Hurley Cemetery, where he will be laid to rest. Survivors include three sisters, Dora Hernandez and her husband, Joe, of Bayard, Angela Irene Adams of Tucson, Ariz., and Alice Molinar and her husband, Refugio, of Silver City; a brother, Arnold Gomez of Illinois; and his godson, Michael Gomez of Bayard, whom he raised from infancy. He was preceded in death by three brothers, Claude Gomez, in 1949, Ruben Gomez, in 1969, and Leo Gomez, in 1988, and by his mother, Juanita Gomez, in 1989. Casket bearers will be Lazaro Palomarez, Ted Adams, Benny Ray Adams, Greg Gomez, Roy Hernandez and Edward Morones. Honorary bearers will be Alfred Abalos, Nestor Placencio, Tommy Sedillos, Alvaro Marrufo, Isidro Lucero, Steve Stabile and all of his many friends. In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer donations to the American Diabetes Association, New Mexico Affiliate Inc. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

GOMEZ: Eloy Gomez, 76, a Fort Bayard resident, died Monday. Services are pending. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

GOMEZ: Rosary services will be held Thursday at the Curtis Mortuary chapel at 8 p.m. for Mrs. Eva Gomez, 32, a former resident of Santa Rita, who died Monday in Fitzsimons General hospital Denver. Burial will take place Friday in the Hanover cemetery. Survivors are her husband, Ricardo Gomez, of the U. S. Air Force, seven children; her mother, Mrs. Juana Munoz, of Santa Rita.

GOMEZ: Felipe J. Gomez, 76, of Fort Bayard entered eternal life Sunday morning at Gila Regional Medical Center in Silver City. He was born Aug. 12, 1918 in Deming and had resided at Fort Bayard since 1979. He was a member of the Catholic Church. Survivors include two brothers, Florencio J. Gomez of Bayard and Manuel J. Gomez of La Puente, CA. Other survivors include numerous nieces and nephews. Calling hours for Mr. Gomez will begin at 4 p.m. today in Baca's Funeral Chapels in Las Cruces, where the prayer vigil will begin at 6 p.m. A graveside service will be held Thursday at 10 am in Tortugas Cemetery, where he will lay to rest. The Rev. Enrique Lopez will officiate. Casket bearers will be Manuel J. Gomez, Juan Gomez Jr., Joe Gomez, Jaime Paz, Joe Castillo and Victor Castillo. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels of Las Cruces.

GOMEZ: Florentino Polanco Gomez, 73, died Jan. 5 at his home. Mr. Gomez was born Jan 6, 1909 in Mexico. He was janitor at Western New Mexico University before retiring. He was also a communicant of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. He is survived by his wife, Mary Camille Gomez of Silver City; two daughters, Angela Rodriguez of El Paso and Alice Dominguez of Hurley; three sons, Julio Gomez of El Paso, Alex Gomez of Silver City and Alfonso Ornelas of Lordsburg; one sister Loretta Bustillos of Silver City, two brothers, Felix Gomez of Los Angeles, Calif., and Anastacio Gomez of El Paso; several nieces and nephews and 22 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Rosary recitation was held in the Curtis-Bright Chapel. Mass of the Resurrection was celebrated Jan. 8 in St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Services were officiated by Monsignor A. James Milano. Burial took place in the Catholic Cemetery. Arrangements are by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

GOMEZ: Frank B. Gomez, 73 a Silver City resident, entered life eternal Sunday at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born June 4, 1918, in Eagle Pass, Texas. Mr. Gomez was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, and was a retired Chino Mines employee. Calling hours will be from 2-7 Thursday in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels, where the prayer vigil will be held at 7. The funeral liturgy will be held Friday morning at 10 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with the Rev. Rod Nichols officiating. The rite of committal will follow at the Gila Cemetery, where he will be laid to rest with his wife, who preceded him in death in 1991. Survivors include two sons, Manuel Gomez of San Diego, Calif., and Michael Gomez of Silver City; and two daughters, Gloria Vega and her husband, Atanacio "David," of Silver City, and Ruth Gomez of Renton, Wash. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Casket bearers will be Bob Howard, Brian Bjornson, David Vega, Tony Medina, Gilbert Saavedra and Max Peru. Honorary bearers will be Manuel Rodriguez, Dennis Bjornson, Nestor Placencio, Adolpho Lopez, Ray Silva, Priciliano Peru, Earseye Ross, Jay Pena, Roberto Carreon, Adam Grijalva, Juanito Medina, and Eusebio Abeyta. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

GOMEZ: Gilberto A. Gomez, 18, of Santa Rita, was killed instantly at 11.50 pm Thursday night in an automobile accident three miles south of Bayard. He was riding in the back seat of a car driven by Reynaldo Rodriguez, 22, of Hurley. Also in the car were Louis V. Silva, 22, of Hur1ey, and Ramon G. Barragas, 18, Santa Rita, all of whom were injured and brought to Hillcrest General Hospital in Cox Mortuary ambulances. The Grant County Sheriff’s office reported that they were driving at an excessive rate of speed in an effort to evade arrest by Police Chief Leslie Goforth. The car went out of control on a curve, skidded 585 feet before turning over down an embankment into an arroyo, a distance of 135 feet, throwing the passengers from the car. Gomez died of a skull fracture and a broken neck. Rodriguez suffered a chest injury cuts and bruises. Silva suffered cuts on the head and Barragas sustained a possible back injury, cuts and bruises. Gomez, a senior at Cobre Consolidated High School, is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Louis L. Gomez; two brothers, Manuel and Louis Jr., both of Santa Rita, and by five sisters, Mrs. Pete Savorillo of Santa Rita, Mrs. Dionisio Espinosa of El Paso, Mrs. Manuel Rodriguez of Santa Rita, and Mrs. Vicente Becerra and Mrs. Jesus Becerra of Tucson. Rosary services were read Friday evening at 7:30 at the Santa Rita Catholic Church and Mass was held at 9AM Saturday morning with burial at 4:30 p.m. Saturday in the Hanover cemetery. The Rev. Pedro Ruiz officiated. Cox Mortuary was in charge of arrangements.

GOMEZ: Gonzalo Rios Gomez, 69, died Wednesday in Silver City. Mr. Gomez was born in Santa Rita and was a lifelong resident of Grant County. He was a communicant of the Catholic Church and was retired from Chino Mines where he had worked in the payroll comptroller department. Mr. Gomez is survived by his wife, Felisa Gomez of Mimbres; two daughters Margaret Gonzales and Cecilia Flores of Mountain View, Calif.; three sons, Gonzalo (Picho) Gomez Jr. of Mimbres, Rolando Gomez of Silver City and Robert Gomez of Mountain View; a brother, Lorenzo Gomez of Lomita Calif., 12 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Rosary recitation was held Sunday and Mass of the Resurrection was celebrated Monday. Both services were held at the San Lorenzo Catholic Church with the Rev. Ricardo Hinojal officiating. Burial was at the Hanover Cemetery. Arrangements were with the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

GOMEZ: Gregoria Gomez, 96, of Silver City passed away Saturday, Dec. 11, at Fort Bayard Medical Center. The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. today at Bright Funeral Home. The rosary will be recited at 7 p.m., also at the funeral home, with Deacon Bill Holguin. The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Father Mike Lindsay officiating. Interment will be in St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Cemetery. Mrs. Gomez was born Nov. 28, 1903, when New Mexico was still a territory. She was one of 13 children born to Rosas Morales and Domitila Salaiz Morales. She was married to Juan V. Gomez on May 16, 1921. She is survived by one brother, Miguel Morales of Silver City, and a daughter, Genevieve Johnston of Silver City. Close relatives include nieces, Estella Ro- driquez, Connie Carr, Matilde Morales and Felicita Morales of California, Natalia Calderon of Arizona, Lydia Wood of Las Cruces, Delia Acosta of Silver City, Domitila Valenzuela of Hurley and Teresa Chaparro of Albuquerque. Nephews include Alejandro and Eugenio Morales of Arizona, and Raymond Morales of California. Grandchildren are John D. Johnston and his daughters, Emalee and Jessica, of Hayward, Calif., Valeria Bustillos and daughters, Kari and Tara, of Corona, Calif., and Annette Padilla-Williams and children, Brianne and Tanner, of Tucson, Ariz. She was pre- ceded in death by her parents; one set of twin brothers; a sister who died in infancy; six brothers, Eugenio, Epitacio, Francisco, Ramon, Juan and Damacio Morales and two sisters, Felicita Franco and Josefa Serna. Also preceding her in death were her husband, Juan, and her daughter, Celia C Padilla. Mrs. Gomez was a homemaker and a loving mother and grandmother. She will be remembered for her love and devotion for her parents, siblings, and all family members. She was very spiritual woman and was a parishioner of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Pallbearers for Mrs. Gomez's service will be Andy Padilla, John D. Johnston, Joe Mendoza, Bodie Chavez, and Eloy and Felix Valenzuela. Honorary pallbearers are Tanner Houtz, Andres Padilla and Bobby Mendoza. Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Gomez: Henry C. Gomez of Central died on Thursday, Oct. 1. He was born in San Pedros Maderas, Chihuahua, Mexico, on May 8, 1916,and resided in Grant County most of his life. Mr. Gomez was a member of the Santa Clara Catholic Church in Central, and served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was employed with Kennecott Copper Corporation for 35 years and retired in 1975. Survivors include his wife, Minnie H. Gomez; his children, Ruben L. Gomez of Albuquerque, Mrs. Ray (Esther) Grijalba, and Gilbert L. Gomez, of Silver City, Mrs. Johnny (Maria) Montoya, Jr. of Central; 12 grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Juan (Sara) Madrid, of Santa Ana, CA; and several nieces and nephews. Rosary services were held on Sunday at 7 p.m. in the Wheeler Chapel and Father Paul Ragazinskas officiated. Mass of the Resurrection was said at 10 a.m. on Monday in the Santa Clara Catholic Church in Central. Interment followed at Memory Lane Cemetery in Silver City. Pallbearers included Pete Garcia, Ismael Grijalva, Tony Flores, Gustavo Molinar, Alfonso Holguin, Sr., and Johnny Benavidez. Honorary pallbearers were Juan Montoya, Sr., Edward Silva, Sr., Manuel Andazola, Lloyd Arrington, Carlos Chavez and Jim Lucero. Arrangements were under the direction of the Wheeler Funeral Home.

GOMEZ: Jackie L. Gomez of Bayard, was killed In Lordsburg last Sunday, when he was accidentally shot while watching a man clean a gun, Jackie is the four-year-old son of Mr. and Mr. Ramon Gomez of Bayard. The child was shot through the heart by a .22 rifle, his father said. The boy was visiting with friends of the family in Lordsburg when the accident occurred. Survivors of the boy include his parents, three sisters; Rosie, Geneva and Yolanda, all of Bayard. Funeral services were held last Tuesday in Silver City Cemetery with the Rev. Fr. John P. Linnane officiating.

GOMEZ: Joann Q. Gomez, a former Silver City resident, passed away Dec. 28 in Hanford, CA. She was born Aug. 2, 1959. She is survived by her father, Alex Gomez Sr., and her stepmother, Sylvia Gomez of Silver City; her mother Velia Flores, and stepfather, Refugio Flores, of Hanford; her sisters, Gloria Castro of Corona, CA, Dolores Vicuna of Rio Alto, CA, Velia Flores II of Hanford and Marvella Gomez of Silver City; her brothers, Alexjandro Gomez Jr. of Greenbush, NY, and Refugio Flores Jr. and Richard Flores, both of Hanford; her husband, Robert Enciso of Los Angeles; her son, Joseph Enciso, also of Los Angeles; her daughter, Jazmine Enciso of Rio Alto; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, cousins and close friends. Services were held Jan. 4 at the First United Pentecostal Church in Hanford.

GOMEZ: Josephine Melenudo “Fita” Gomez, 81 passed away Monday, April 27, at Pico Rivera, Calif. She was born June 7, 1916, in Silver City, the daughter of Jose and Francisca Melenudo. She was preceded in death by her sister, Adelina “Nina” Melenudo Mata, and a brother, Luciano Montes. She is survived by her husband, Polo Gomez; a son, Richard “Dickie” Gomez; four grandchildren; and a sister, Lucy Vargas. Mrs. Gomez will lie in state at Morrows Pico Rivera Mortuary. Mass of the resurrection will be celebrated Friday at 10 a.m. at St. Gregory’s Catholic Church. Interment will follow at the Catholic Cemetery in Pico Rivera. Mitchell Faye Bell ----

GOMEZ: Funeral services were held on Wednesday at St. Vincent de Paul Church for Juan V. (Johnnie) Gomez, 76, a lifetime resident of Silver City. A retired Civil Service employee, he died at his home Monday afternoon. Rev. Richard Hartnett officiated at the services. Interment was made in the Silver City Catholic Cemetery. Pallbearers were George Barela, Felix Valenzuela, Sam B Saenz, Juan Flores, Alberto Cruz, and Alfredo Quintana. Survivors include the widow of the deceased, Mrs. Gregoria Gomez, Silver City; two daughters, Mrs. Genevieve Johnston, Raton, and Mrs. Cecilia Padilla, Silver City; five grandchildren; four sisters, Mrs. Simona Pena, Los Angeles, CA, Mrs. Rosa Ponce, Silver City, Mrs. Matilda Mendoza, Compton, CA, Miss Beatrice Gomez, Central; two brothers, Jose V. Gomez, Central, and Pete V. Gomez, Silver City.

GOMEZ: Juanita Garcia Gomez, 95, died Tuesday in the Fort Bayard Medical Center. She was born June 24, 1893 in Georgetown to Isabel Villasenor and Narciso Varela Garcia. Mrs. Gomez was a resident of Bayard for the past 53 years. She was a homemaker, a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, the Sacred Heart Society and the Santo Nino Society. Calling hours will be Friday from 1-5 p.m. in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. Rosary service will be Friday evening at 7 in Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church where the Mass of the Christian burial will be celebrated Saturday morning at 10 a.m. Interment will follow in the Hurley Cemetery with the Rev. Ricardo Hinojal officiating. Survivors are her three sons, Elias Gomez of Bayard, Arnold Gomez and his wife, Maria, of Illinois, and Michael Robert Gomez and his wife, Carmen, of Bayard; three daughters, Alice Molinar and her husband, Refugio, of Silver City, Angela Irene Adams of Tucson, AZ, and Dora Hernandez and her husband, Joe, of Bayard; three brothers, Richard and David Garcia, both of Bayard, and Narciso Varela of Duncan, Ariz.; two sisters, Genevieve Henderson of Chico, CA, and Hope Lucero of Silver City; 21 grandchildren; 47 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by three sons, Claude in 1949, Ruben in 1969 and Leo in 1988. Casket bearers will be Ted and Ben Adams, Rudy, Greg and Claude Gomez and Roy Hernandez. Honorary bearers will be the remaining grandsons. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

GOMEZ: Julia Gomez, 91, passed away Saturday at Gila Regional Medical center. She was a lifelong resident of Lordsburg. A prayer vigil was held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph's Church in Lordsburg and funeral Mass was celebrated at 11 am Wednesday at St. Joseph's. Internment followed at Shakespeare cemetery. She is survived by her sons, Ramon Cornet and his wife Noni, of Santa Fe Springs, CA; Daniel Gomez and his wife, Irene, of Lordsburg, Louis Gomez and his wife, Christina, of Silver City, and Robert Gomez and his wife Jerry, of Lordsburg and her daughters; Cruz D=== and her husband, Antonio, of Whittier, CA, Teresa Sahi and her husband, Felix, of Pico Riviera, CA, Antonia Gomes and her husband, Sal, of Lordsburg, Nina Verdugo and her husband, Varela, of Lordsburg, and Genevieve Varela and her husband, Refugio, of Lordsburg. Pallbearers were Frank Gomez, Felix Saliz Jr., Frank Talavera, David Gomez, Bobby Gomez, Saturino Madero, Juan Verdugo and Rudy Gomez Jr. Family members selected Curtis-Bright/ Lordsburg Funeral Homes to serve them.

GOMEZ: Leo Gomez, a former resident of Grant County, passed away June 11 in Colorado after a brief illness. He is survived by his wife, Adelina; two sons, Raymond and his wife, Linda, and Paul, all of Colorado; his mother, Juanita Gomez of Fort Bayard; two brothers, Elias Gomez of Bayard and Arnold Gomez of Illinois; and three sisters, Alice Molinar of Silver City, Angela Irene Adams of Tucson, AZ, and Dora Hernandez of Bayard. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Claude Gomez in 1949, and Ruben Gomez in 1969. Fairmont Mortuary is in charge of the services which will be held Wednesday.

GOMEZ: Louis A. Gomez, 58, died Friday evening in Silver City. Mr. Gomez was born in Santa Rita and was a lifelong resident of Grant county. He was a retired truck driver for Kennecott, a member of Infant Jesus Catholic Church and a member of the Copper Little League. He is survived by his wife Amelia Gomez; five sons, Jose Louis Gomez of Tucson, Robert Gomez of Albuquerque, Gilbert Gomez of Tucson, Ruben Gomez of North Hurley, and Edward Gomez of the U S Air Force in Lackland Air force Base San Antonio TX; six sisters, Socorro Saborio of Hurley, Olivia Rodriquez of Hurley, Eva Gomez of Tucson, Magdalena Barerra of Mammoth, AZ, Consuelo Espinoza of Bayard and Olin Herrera of Deming; 12 grandchildren. Rosary recitation will be at 7:30 Sunday and Mass of the Resurrection was celebrated at 9:30 today. Both services were held in the Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley, the Rev Benito Suen officiating. Internment followed at fort Bayard National Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were all five sons and Sammy Molina son-in-law. Arrangements were by Wheeler.

GOMEZ: Luis L. Gomez, 79, died in Deming October 7. Mr. Gomez was a native of Parrel, Mexico and had lived in Deming for the past fifteen years. He retired from Kennecott Copper as a brakeman in 1956. Survivors include his widow, Rita of Deming; six daughters, Mrs. Socorro Saborio, Mrs. Consuelo Espinoza, Mrs. Olivia Rodriguez all of Hurley; Mrs. Eva Becerra of Mammoth, AZ, and Mrs. Olin Dorame of Deming; two sons, Manuel of Turnerville, and Luis of Hurley; 40 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. Rosary services were held in the Curtis-Bright Chapel at 7:30 p.m. Sunday with the Funeral Mass being recited in the Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley at 10 a.m. Monday. Interment followed in the Hurley Cemetery with the Rev. Fr. Justin Kulmbis officiating. Casket bearers were Susiano Rodriguez, Rudy Correa, Benny Pedroza, Manuel Saborio, David Yubeta and Felix Salas.

GOMEZ: Manuel A. Gomez, 56, died at Hillcrest Hospital Jan. 7. Mr. Gomez was a native of Mexico, and spent most of his life in Grant County.. He was a retired Warehouse Man for Kennecott Copper Corporation and a veteran of WW II. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Rafaela Gomez of Turnerville; four daughters, Mrs. Felix Salas, Mrs. Cristobal Quesada both of Albuquerque, and Miss Dolores Gomez and Miss Viola Gomez, both of Turnerville, one son, Mr. Andres M. Gomez of Albuquerque. Also five sister, Mrs. Socorro Saborio and Mrs. Maria Pilar Rodriguez, both of Hurley, Mrs. Angela Becerra of Tucson, Mrs. Consuelo Espinosa of Bayard and Mrs. Magdalena Becerra of San Manuel, Ariz., one brother, Mr. Luis Gomez of Hurley, and his mother, Mrs. Rita Gomez of Deming. Interment with full military honors was held at the Ft. Bayard National Cemetery, Thursday, Jan. 13.

GOMEZ: Manuel L. Gomez, of Silver City passed away at Providence Hospital in El Paso Sept 8. Mr. Gomez has lived here for the past50 years. He is survived by two daughters, Mary De La Torre and Margareta A. Sy: four sons, Manuel Gomez Jr., Jackie Gomez, Steve Gomez and Edward Gomez; 15 grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter; four sisters, Eufina Chacon of Tucson, Trinnie Nevarez of Hurley; Elvira Placencio of Silver City and Juanita Austin of Central; one brother, Polito Gomez of Englewood, CA. Funeral Mass was Sept. 12 at the St. Vincent De Paul Church. The Rev. Rather Milano officiated at the services. Burial followed at the Fort Bayard Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Rudy Carrillo, Benny Placencio, Mike De La Torre, Robert De La Torre, Gilbert De La Torre and Ray Placencio. Honorary Pallbearers were: Tony Bencomo and Willie Gonzales. Arrangements were handled by the Wheeler Funeral Home.

GOMEZ: Mrs. Marcelina V. Gomez, 87, of Central, passed away Sunday at Hillcrest Hospital. Born in Mesilla Park, Dona Ana County, she had lived in Grant County for many years. Surviving are four sons, Juan, Pete, Jose and Nestro Gomez, all of Silver City; four daughters, Mrs. Porfirio Ponee, Silver City; Mrs. Manuel Pena, Los Angeles; Mrs. Pete Ramos, Compton, CA, and Beatrice Gomez, Central; 20 grandchildren. Rosary services were held Tuesday evening at the Curtis Mortuary chapel. Mass was said at 9 a.m. Wednesday in Santa. Clara Catholic Church, Central, the Rev, Fr. Culmir Petraukas, officiating. Burial was In Central cemetery.

GOMEZ: The funeral of Miguel Gomez, who died at his home Friday, May 26 following a long illness, was held last Sunday at the Cox Mortuary Chapel. Burial was in the Santa Clara Cemetery. Prior to the service a funeral mass was said at the Santa Clara Church. The deceased was a lifetime resident of Grant County. He was born in Las Cruces in 1871. Survivors are his widow, Marcelina; four sons, Juan of Silver City, Pete of Phoenix, AZ, Joe of Central and Nestor of Los Angeles; and four daughters, Mrs. Manuel Pena of Tolleson, AZ, Mrs. Matilde Mendoza of Compton, CA, and Miss Beatrice Gomez of Central. There are also 19 grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.

GOMEZ: Nick J. Gomez, 69, of Fort Bayard passed away Tuesday, July 21, at Fort Bayard Medical Center. Graveside funeral services were to be conducted at 3 this afternoon at the Fort Bayard cemetery with Duane Springer officiating. Mr. Gomez was born Aug. 24, 1928, in Texas, the son of Raymundo and Rafaela Gomez. He will be missed by all of his many friends at Fort Bayard Medical Center. Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

GOMEZ: Nieves Munoz Gomez, 67, a lifetime Grant County resident, entered eternal rest early Friday morning in her home in Silver City. She was born Feb. 9, 1923 in Gila to Savas and Martina Munoz. Mrs. Gomez was a member of the Catholic Church, Guadalupanas and Apostolato of Sacred Heart of Jesus. She was a Cursillista and a homemaker. Calling hours will be from 2-5 p.m. Wednesday in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels and from 7:30-9 p.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, where the vigil service will be held at 7:30. The funeral liturgy service will be said Thursday morning at 10, also in St. Vincent's with the Rev. Rod Nichols officiating. The committal rite service will follow in the Gila Catholic Cemetery, where she will be laid to rest in the family plot. Survivors include her husband, Frank Gomez of Silver City; two sons, Manuel Gomez of San Diego, Calif. and Michael Gomez of Silver City; two daughters, Gloria Vega of Silver City, and Ruth Gomez of Renton, Wash.; a brother, Jimmy Munoz of Whitewater; and a sister, Alice Polanco of Safford, Ariz. She is also survived by 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Casket bearers will be Arturo Peru, Max Peru, Priciliano Peru, Pilo Peru, Juanito Medina and Tony Medina. Honorary bearers will be her remaining grandchildren and nephews. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funerals Chapels.

GOMEZ: Rolando C. Gomez, 53, a resident of Silver City, died Saturday at his residence. He was born June 3, 1941 in Santa Rita. Mr. Gomez was a construction worker for Bechtel Inc. and was last employed by Bargain Annex. He was a member of the Moose Lodge in Silver City and the National Guard. He was a parishioner of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Mr. Gomez was a very special person. He was always there to give a helping hand to whoever needed it. He will surely be missed by many people. He married Norma Jean Jacquez in 1978. Surviving are his wife, Norma Jean Jacquez Gomez; daughter, Dreama Gomez; a special niece, Denalle Jacquez; daughters, Eva Gomez and Barbara Mares and her husband, Johnny; sons, Sammy Gomez and his wife, Lisa and Stephen Gomez; his mother, Maria Felicitas Gomez; his godparents, Sam and Mary Lou Grijalva; twin brother, Robert Gomez and his wife, Betty; a brother, Gonzalo "Picho" Gomez and his wife, Dolores; and sisters, Margaret Gonzales and her husband, Benito and Cecilia Flores and her husband, David. Also surviving are eight very special people who were raised with Mr. Gomez and were considered as brothers and sisters to him. They are Jenny Sanchez, Sammy Grijalva, Ruben Grijalva, George Grijalva, Hector Grijalva, Olga Contreras and Elma and Gilbert Grijalva. All were raised by their special parents, Sam and Mary Lou Grijalva. Also surviving are five grandchildren, Jackie, Jamie, Samantha, Jeremiah and Catrina; several nieces, nephews and aunts; and one uncle, Lorenzo Rios Gomez of Lomita, CA. Calling hours will be from 2-4 p.m. Thursday in Baca' Funeral Chapels with the prayer vigil starting at seven. Deacon Bill Holguin will recite the rosary. Mass of the Christian burial will be celebrated Friday at 10 a.m. in St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with the Rev. John Colgan officiating. Burial will follow in the Hanover Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Ron Jacquez, John Provencio, Ramon Marquez, Bucky Contreras, Gilbert Grijalva and Tony Reynoso. Honorary bearers will be Robert Gomez, Gonzalo "Picho" Gomez, Elma Grijalva, Olga Contreras, Jenny Sanchez, Hector Grijalva, Luis Quinonez, Alex Duran, Mike Jaure, Lencho Marquez, Randy Delfin, Nick Chavez, Sonny Escobar, Jose V. Jaurequi, Eloy Ortiz, Tony Jacquez Jr., Mike Fernandez, Ruben Diaz, and many more special friends and family members. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels. Mass of the Christian burial will be celebrated Friday at 10 a.m. in St. Vincent de Paul Church.

GOMEZ: Simon L. Gomez, 55, of Hurley, an employee of Chino Mines Division, Kennecott Copper Corp., was instantly killed last Sunday on the highway between Deming and Columbus, when the car he was driving went out of control and rolled over three times. Rosary services were held at the Curtis Mortuary chapel Tuesday evening, followed by mass at 11 am Wednesday in the Catholic Church at Hurley, the Rev. Fr. Ramon Estevill officiating. Burial was in the Silver City Catholic cemetery. Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Francisca Gomez of Hurley; three daughters, Mrs. Bertha Nanez of Silver City, Mrs. Juanita Castaneda of San Diego, Calif., and Mrs. Elsa Garcia of Silver City; two sons, Felipe S. Gomez of Hurley and Raymond Gomez of Silver City; three brothers and three sisters.

GOMEZ: Telesforo Gomez, 81, a retired Chino Mines employee, died Sunday night at his home in Santa Rita. Surviving are his wife, Josefa Gomez; three sons, Ruben, Alfredo and Eduardo; and four daughters, Mrs. Mary Schaeffer, Mrs. Rosa Calaveras, Ignacia and Bessie Gomez. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Cox Mortuary.

GOMEZ: Ysidro G. Gomez died Nov. 7 in Juarez, Mexico. He had lived in Silver City many years. He is survived by three sisters, Mrs. Pablo Becerra, Mrs. Roberto Roybal and Mrs. Albert Bustillo, and three brothers, Florentino, Anastacio and Felix Gomez. Funeral services were held in Juarez where burial took place.

GONZALES: Albert C. Gonzales, 44, a World War II veteran, and lifelong resident of Central, died last Friday at the Veterans Administration Hospital at Fort Bayard. Survivors include his mother, Mrs. Patricia G. Gonzales of Central; a son, Tommy Gonzales of Bayard; and a brother, Manuel Gonzales of Central. Rosary services were held at 7:30 pm Sunday at the chapel of Curtis Mortuary, and mass was said at 9 am Monday at the Santa Clara Catholic Church in Central, with Rev. Fr. Casimir Petrauskas officiating. Burial was at the Central cemetery.

GONZALES: Alice F. Gonzales, 62, a Socorro resident, died Saturday evening at her daughter's home in Silver City. She was born in Murrhardt, Germany, on March 31, 1927, and was a sales representative and a member of the Catholic Church. There will be a memorial Mass and interment services at a later date in Socorro. Survivors include her daughter, Monica Gonzales Muller and husband, Patrick, of Silver City; a son, Johnny M. Gonzales Jr. of Socorro; two grandchildren, Greg Gottron and Emma Muller, both of Silver City; and three sisters. She was preceded in death by her husband, Johnny M. Gonzales Sr., in 1964. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

GONZALES: Alvino Gonzales, 80, a retired Kennecott employee and resident of Santa Rita for the past 19 years, died this morning at Hillcrest General Hospital in Silver City. Mr. Gonzales is survived by three sons; Manuel of Santa Rita, Vincent of Albuquerque, and James of Los Angeles, and 12 grandchildren. The Rev Fr Arthur Morgan will officiate the rosary services scheduled for 7pm Wednesday in the chapel at Curtis Mortuary. The funeral mass will be at 10am Thursday in the Santa Rita Catholic church following will be burial in the Hanover cemetery.

GONZALES: Angela M. Gonzales, a lifetime Bayard resident, entered life eternal early this morning in Santa Fe. Services are pending. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

GONZALES: Ascension J. Gonzales, 73, died Sunday at his home, 207 East Sixth St., in Silver City where he was a resident for many years. Rosary services were -held Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. in the Cox Mortuary chapel followed by mass at 9 am today at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Burial took place in the Catholic cemetery. Surviving is his wife, Mrs. Candida S. Gonzales: two sons, Genaro and Celso Gonzales; two daughters, Mrs. John Shafer and Miss Lucy Marcillas: a sister, Mrs. Consuelo Giron; 15 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.

GONZALES: Antonio Pacheco Gonzales, 61, of Las Cruces entered eternal life Saturday at his home. He born July 5, 1934, in Bayard to Julian and Gabriela Pacheco Gonzales. Mr. Gonzales served his country in the US Army during the Korean War. He was a founder at Kiser Steel Plant in California before becoming disabled. Survivors include three daughters, Katherine Aguirre of El Paso, Texas, and Eleanor Adame and Esther Gonzales, both of Las Cruces; a brother, Ramon Gonzales of Bayard; and three sisters, Maggie Delgado of Bayard, , Manuela Saborillo of Central and Macedonia De La Torre of El Monte, CA. Other survivors include one son , Natividad Pacheco of Las Cruces, and seven grandchildren. Calling hours for Mr. Gonzales will be held Wednesday from 9 to 10 a.m. in Baca's Funeral Chapels in Silver City, where the funeral service will follow at 10 am. The rite of committal and interment will follow in Fort Bayard National Cemetery with military honors accorded by the Grant County United Veterans. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels of Las Cruces.

GONZALES: Augustina H. Gonzales, 56, died Friday evening at Hillcrest General Hospital. Mrs. Gonzales was born in Silver City and lived here all of her life. She is survived by her husband, Vicente M. Gonzales; one son, Vicente H. Gonzales, Jr.; two daughters, Mrs. Adan Villalba, Mrs. Frances Villalba; two grand-daughters, two brothers Jose B. Herrera of Tucson, AZ., and Victor B. Herrera of Las Vegas, NM.; two sisters, Mrs. Ramon C. Monje of Silver City, and Mrs. Juanita H. Chacon of Los Angeles, CA. Rosary services were held in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home, May 6, with the Mass being recited Thursday and interment following in the Catholic Cemetery.

GONZALES: Basilio D. "Chilo" Gonzales, 62, a resident of Fierro, entered life eternal Tuesday morning at his home. He was born Nov. 17, 1930. He was a member of the Catholic Church and was retired from Phelps Dodge. Calling hours will be from 4-9 p.m. Friday in Baca's Funeral Chapels, where the prayer vigil will be held at 7 with Deacon Bill Holguin reciting. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Saturday morning at 10 in St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with the Rev. Rod Nichols officiating. The rite of committal will follow at the Silver City Catholic Cemetery, where he will be laid to rest. Survivors include his wife, Elena, of the home; three sons, Santos Araiza, Basilio Gonzales Jr. and Efrain Gonzales, all of the home: and a daughter, Michelle Gonzales, also of the home. He is also survived by four brothers, Edward Gonzales and his wife, Jose, of Silver City, Joe Gonzales and his wife, Mary, of Silver City, Geronimo Gonzales and his wife, Connie, of Silver City, and Manuel Gonzales and his wife, Lupe, of Arenas Valley; a sister, Concha Millan and her husband, Albert, of Arenas Valley; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Casket bearers will be Robert Millan, Albert Gonzales, Luis Rosales, Santos Araiza, David Gonzales and Gilbert Gonzales. Honorary bearers will be Donald Millan and the rest of the family. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

GONZALES: Benito M. Gonzales, 62, of Mountain View, CA, entered into eternal rest Sunday, Oct. 11, in Mimbres. He was born March 21, 1936, in Santa Rita to Benito R. and Elvira (Martinez) Gonzales. He retired from the Palo Alto Veterans Hospital as a licensed vocational nurse and was a communicant of San Lorenzo Catholic Church. Calling hours will be from 5-7 p.m. today at Baca’s Funeral Chapels, where the prayer vigil will begin at 7. Deacon Johnnie Perez will recite the rosary. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Saturday at 10 a.m. at the San Lorenzo Catholic Church with Father Paulus Kao officiating. The rite of committal and burial will follow at the Hanover Cemetery. He is survived by his wife, Margaret “Mage” Gonzales of Mountain View; a son, John Gonzales of Mountain View; a daughter, Pat Gonzales Creamier, and her husband, Randy, of San Jose, CA; three sisters, Eloisa Keeler of Seminole, FL, Delia Gonzales of King City, CA, and Sylvia Subiate of Salinas, CA; his mother-in-law, Felicitas Gomez of Mimbres; brothers-in-law, Gonzalo “Picho” Gomez and his wife. Dolores, of Mimbres, and Robert Gomez and his wife, Betty, of Bayard; a sister-in-law, Cecilia Flores, and her husband, David, of Mountain View; and four grandchildren; Raul Alvarez of Mountain View, and Ricky Alvarez, Daniel Creamier and Ryan Creamier, all of San Jose. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother-in-law, Rolando Gomez.

GONZALES: Funeral services for Carlos M. Gonzales, 24-years o1d, son of Mr. and Mrs. Guillermo Gonzales of Santa Rita, were held last Saturday at Santa Rita Catholic Church. Interment was, at Santa Rita Cemetery with Cox Mortuary .

GONZALES: Carmen Gonzales, 85, of Santa Clara passed away Wednesday, March 1, at her home. She was born April 8, 1914, in Ysleta, Texas, to Patricio Martinez and Angela Carmona. She was a member of Santa Clara Catholic Church and was a very active volunteer. She was a lifelong resident of Grant County, living in Santa Rita and Santa Clara. Visitation will be from 4-6 in the afternoon Sunday with a vigil service beginning at 6 at Baca's Funeral Chapels. The Santa Clara Funeral Ministry will officiate. Mass of the resurrection will be celebrated at 10 in the morning Monday at Santa Clara Catholic Church. Committal rites and burial will follow at Hurley Cemetery with Father Mike Lindsay officiating. She is survived by four sons, Guillermo "Willie" Gonzales and wife, Virginia, of Bayard, Raul Gonzales and his wife, Lupe, of Santa Clara, Patricio "Pat" Gonzalez and wife, Yolanda, of Las Cruces, and Carlos Gonzalez and wife, Perlita, of Guam; four daughters, Luz Teran and husband, Reynaldo, of Tucson, Ariz., Angie. Frias and husband, Benjamin, of El Paso, Texas, Anita Gonzalez of Santa Clara and Stella Gonzales of Tucson; one brother, Rodolfo Martinez, and wife, Corina Carmona, of Hurley; one sister, Margaret Martinez Ainsworth of El Paso; a niece, Luzita Caro and husband, Isidro, of Santa Clara; 25 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and numerous nephews, other nieces and a host of friends. Mrs. Gonzalez is preceded in death by her husband, Guillermo P. Gonzalez, in February 1992. Pallbearers will be Ray Teran Jr., Ben Frias Jr., John Frias, Paul Gonzalez, Tony Gomez and Tony Caro. Honorary pallbearers are Duane Trewern, David Carrillo, Eddie Rodriguez, Steve Gonzalez, Werner Mamman, Leo Caro and George Lughery IV. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

GONZALES: Cristino M. Gonzales, 73, died in El Paso Dec 29 where he had resided the past six months. Mr. Gonzales was a native of Mexico and had lived in Grant County for 29 years. He was a retired miner. Survivors include his widow, Margarita of Bayard; two sons, Elias of Seattle, WA and Cristino Jr. of El Paso; two daughters, Mrs. Selah Lee and Mrs. Elina Gonzales both of Bayard and nine grandchildren. Funeral services were held at the Curtis Bright funeral chapel at 7:30 pm Thursday with the Rev. Eligio Ynostroza Jr. of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses officiating. Internment services were held at the Hurley cemetery at 10am Friday. Casket bearers were Dan Larrannaga, Frank Nostroza, John Sanchez, Juan Cordova, E. Carrillo, and Manual Marquez.

GONZALES: Mass was said for David Gonzales, five month old son of Mr. and Mrs. Johnnie Gonzales of Yuma, AZ in Our Lady of Fatima Catholic church in Bayard last Friday at 9 am with the Rev Carl F Nieset officiating. Burial was in the Hanover cemetery. Survivors, besides the parents, include a sister Rita of Yuma, maternal grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Bill Benavidez of Bayard and the paternal grandmother Mrs. Rosa S Gonzales of Bayard. Curtis mortuary was in charge.

GONZALES: Mrs. Delfina D. Gonzales, 67, died Thursday in El Paso Hospital following an extended illness. Mrs. Gonzales was a resident of Bayard where she had made her home for the past 65 years. Rosary services for Mrs. Gonzales were held Sunday evening at 8 p.m. in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Fr. Adrien St. Charles officiating. Funeral Mass was held in the Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley Monday morning at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Fr. Leon Lumas officiating. Casket bearers were Jesus B. Villalobos, C. Perez, Alex Perez, Frank Jimenez, Jesus Dominguez, and Miguel Baca. Mrs. Gonzales is survived by her husband Jesus P. Gonzales of Bayard, a son Gonzalo, of Bayard, a daughter, Mrs. J.G. Terrazas, of Bayard, and two grandchildren. She is also survived by one brother and two sisters.

GONZALES: Mrs. Elena M. Gonzales, 55, passed away Monday. April 25. at her residence in Bayard following an extended illness. Mrs. Gonzales was a native of Las Vegas. N. Mex., and had resided in Grant County for the past 30 years. She is survived by her husband, Filirnon Gonzales of Bayard, one daughter, Mrs. Rita Paiz of Las Vegas, NM, a son, Fred J. Gonzales of Bayard and six grandchildren. Survivors also include a sister, Mrs. Mary Baca of San Lorenzo, CA and a brother Bennie Angel of Las Vegas, NM. Rosary services were recited Thursday April 28, at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard with the Funeral Mass being said there Friday, April 19. Interment followed in Ft. Bayard National cemetery with the Rev. Fr. Jesus Espinosa officiating.

GONZALES: Funeral mass was read Saturday at St. Vincent de Paul Church for Mrs. Elisa T. Gonzalez, 85, with Rev. A. James Milano officiating. Interment was made at the Fierro Cemetery with the Curtis Mortuary in charge. Survivors include three sons, Enrique, Sumner, WA, Leo, Pico Rivera, CA, and Jesus, Los Angeles, CA; five daughters, Miss Mary Gonzales and Mrs. Robert Perez, Cudahy, CA, Mrs. Jesus Alvarado and Mrs. Felix Valenzuela, Silver City; and Mrs. Candido Polanco, El Paso; 20 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Mrs. Gonzalez was preceded in death by her husband Jesus G. Gonzalez. Pallbearers were George Molino, Jesus Telles, Jesus Arciero, Adolfo Telles and Lorenzo Torrez.

GONZALES: Funeral services were held Wednesday morning at Our Lady of Fatima. Catholic Church, Bayard, for Eluaterio Albo Gonzales, 20, Bayard, who died Sunday morning in an auto accident near Vanadium. An employee of the Princess Mine at Vanadium, the youth is survived by his mother, Mrs. Margarita Gonzales, San Diego, CA; eight brothers and four sisters, all of San Diego. Rev. Fr. Antonio A. Fuentes officiated at the funeral mass. Burial was made in the Vanadium Cemetery with the Curtis Mortuary in charge.

GONZALES: Elvira Gonzales, a former Grant County resident, passed away Jan. 27 in Salinas, CA. She was a former resident of Santa Rita and had been a resident of California for the past 30 years. She is survived by one son, Benito Gonzales, Jr. and his wife, Margaret, of Mimbres; three daughters, Eloisa Keeler and her husband, Herb, of Seminole, Fla., Sylvia Zubiate of Salinas and Delia Gardea of Riverside, Calif.; one brother, Isaias Martinez and his wife, Teresa, of Bakersfield, Calif.; three sisters, Bonifacia Castanon and her husband, Juan, of Silver City, Lupe G. Martinez of Central and Concha Vasquez of Salinas; four grandsons, Jesus and Alex Gardea and Adam Zubiate Jr. and his wife, Cynthia, all of Salinas, and John Gonzales of Mimbres; one granddaughter, Veronica Gardea of Salinas; two great grandchildren; two uncles, Marcos Garcia and his wife, Concha, and Antonio Garcia and his wife, Kathy, of Central; one aunt, Ramona Bustillos of San Francisco; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Benito; by a brother Seferino Martinez, on May 25, 1986; and by a grandson, Herb Keeler Jr., in 1985. Funeral arrangements are all in Salinas. Courtesy of Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

GONZALES: Emily Alvarado Gonzales, infant daughter of Juliana Alvarado and Ezequiel Gonzales of Las Cruces, was called to heaven to be an angel Saturday. In addition to her mother and father, Emily is also survived by her maternal grandparents, Daniel and Rosemary Alvarado of Las Cruces; her paternal grandparents, Ezequiel and Susie Gonzales of Silver City; and numerous aunts and uncles. A graveside service will be held this afternoon at 3 in the Masonic Cemetery in Las Cruces, where Emily will lay to rest. The Rev. Juan Moreno of St. Genevieve's Catholic Church will be officiating. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels of Las Cruces.

GONZALES: Enrique J. Gonzales passed away July 25 in Los Angeles, CA, at age 52. Born in Santa Rita, he was the son of Fidencio Gonzales, who preceded him in death. Mr. Gonzales is survived by his mother, Juana S. Gonzales of Los Angeles; his wife, Evangelina (Nini) G. Gonzales, also of Los Angeles; a daughter, Barbara, and a son, Christopher; and three granddaughters and a grandson, A brother Felipe, preceded him in death. Surviving brothers are Moises, Luis, Xavier, Fidencio Jr. and Antonio Gonzales. A sister, Dolores, also preceded him in death. Surviving sisters are Anita Espinosa, Angelita Sanchez, Teresa Ojinaga, Sister Juanita Marie and Refugia Rodriguez. He is also survived by several nephews and nieces. Funeral arrangements are pending in Los Angeles.

GONZALES: Esperion Gonzales, 77, died at Hillcrest Hospital. Mr. Gonzales was a native of Garfield, and resided in Silver City for the past seven years. He was a retired crane rigger for Lockheed Aircraft. Mr. Gonzales is survived by his wife, Mrs. Nasaria Gonzales of Silver City; five sons, Ernest of Pacoima, CA., Arthur and Manuel of Sun Valley CA., and Daniel and Edward of North Hollywood, CA., three daughters, Mrs. Stella Camacho of Burbank, CA., Mrs. Esther Paden of San Jose, CA., and Mrs. Mary Alma of North Hollywood, CA; 23 grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. He also survived by one sister, Mrs. Mary Morales of San Jose, CA.

GONZALES: Felipe S. Gonzales passed away June 21 in Los Angeles, Calif., at age 60. Born in Santa Rita, he was the son of Fidencio Gonzales, who preceded him in death. Mr. Gonzales is survived by his mother Juana S. Gonzales of Los Angeles, his wife Isle also of Los Angeles; four Sons, Philip, Michael, Charles and Alfred; three daughters, Heidi Velasquez, Doris Bennett and Diane Gonzales; six brothers, Enriquez, Moises, Luis, Xavier, Fidencio Jr. and Antonio Gonzales; five sisters, Anita Espinoza, Angelita Sanchez, Teresa Ojinaga, Sister Juanita Marie and Refugia Rodriguez; nine grandchildren; and many nephews and nieces. He was a veteran of World War II and was an active member in the veterans organizations. Mass and burial will follow Tuesday at 9 a.m. in Los Angeles.

GONZALES: Funeral services were held Monday morning at 9 a.m. for Fidencio Gonzales, who died Friday morning. He was 52 years old and, had been a resident of Santa Rita for the past 35 years. He is survived by his wife, Juanita; seven sons, Enrique of El Paso, Moises, Luis, Javier, Fidencio Jr., Antonio and Felipe, all of Santa Rita; six daughters, Mrs. Marcelina Gutierrez, Mrs. Salvador Espinoza, Mrs. Ismael Sanchez, Teresa Gonzales, Margarita Gonzales of Santa Rita and by seven grandchildren. Rev. Pedro Ruiz officiated at the Rosary services at 7:30 p.m. Sunday evening, for ‘the Mass at 9 a.m. Monday morning and at burial services in the Hanover cemetery at 4:30 Monday afternoon. Funeral arrangements were by Cox Mortuary.

GONZALES: Filimon A. Gonzales, 80, of Bayard died early Thursday morning at Fort Bayard Medical Center. He was born March 2, 1915 in Lagunita, N.M. and had resided in Grant County since 1946. Mr. Gonzales retired from UV Industries as a miner and was a World War II veteran, having served with the Army Air Force. Calling hours will begin Sunday afternoon at 2 in Baca's Funeral Chapels, where the vigil service will be held at 7 Sunday evening. The funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday morning at 10 in Our Lady of Fatima Church in Bayard. The committal rite will follow in Fort Bayard National Cemetery. The Rev. Paulus Kao will officiate at all services. Veterans honors will be accorded by local veterans groups. Survivors include a son, Fred J. Gonzales or Bayard; a stepdaughter, Rita Rose Paiz of Virginia; a brother, Tomas Gonzales o Brighton, Colo.; a sister, Castella Espinosa, also of Brighton; a nephew that he raised, Tony Lucero of Villanueva, NM.; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and numerous other nephews and nieces. Casket bearers will be Frank Cordova, Ryan Gonzales, Fred Gonzales, Tony Lucero, Frank Carbajal and Javier Hernandez. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

GONZALES: Florinda P. Gonzales, 58, passed away Sunday, Sept. 20. A resident of Santa Fe since 1949, and previously from Central, she was born Jan. 29, 1910, in Monticello, the daughter of Alberto Perea and Cipriana Garcia. She was preceded in death by her parents; her beloved husband, Estevan L. Gonzales, on Jan. 6, 1984; her brothers, Jesus Perea and Tony Perea; and her sisters, Carmelita Sanchez and Romelia Flores. She is survived by her daughter, Mary C. Gonzales, and her husband, Carlos, of Santa Fe; a brother-in-law, Pablo Gonzales of Santa Fe; and a sister-in-law, Eutemia Cisneros, and her husband, Lorenzo, of San Diego. She also leaves behind many special nieces and nephews, and numerous friends and neighbors. She was an active member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Mass of the Christian burial was celebrated Sept. 24 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church with Father Nathan Libaire officiating. Interment followed at Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

GONZALES: Mrs. Francis Gonzales, 60, of Bayard, died last Friday. Rosary services were held at Curtis Mortuary chapel, followed by funeral mass in the Fierro Catholic Church. Burial was in the Fierro Cemetery. Survivors of the deceased include her husband Gilbert Mendoza of Bayard: a son, Tony of Silver City; four grandchildren, four sisters; Mrs. Maria Rodriquez of Las Vegas, Mrs. Antonia, Garcia of CA, Mrs. Gracilia Uriaz of Compton, CA, and Mrs. Josephine Cisneros of Hanover.

GONZALES: Frank R. Gonzales Sr., 88, a resident of Silver City, passed away Saturday in Gila Regional Medical Center. He was a pipe fitter for Chino Mines and he retired from Chino in 1965 after 24 years of service. He is survived by his wife, Ramona Gonzales of Silver City; one daughter Sally Aragon and her husband, Maurice, of Silver City; three sons, Willie Gonzales and his wife, Consuelo, and Frank Gonzales Jr. and his wife, Alice, all of Silver City, and D.T. Gonzales and his wife, Elba, of Whittier, Calif.; 17 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Visitation is today from 2-4 p.m. in the chapel of the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home with rosary recitation following at 7 p.m. in the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with the Rev. Richard Lynch as celebrant. Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated Tuesday at 1 p.m. in the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with the Rev. Bill Mayer as celebrant. Interment will follow in the Silver City Catholic Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Michael Aragon, Kenneth Ray Gonzales, Steve Gonzales, Danny Gonzales, Joaquin Gonzales and Jackie Gonzales. Honorary casket bearers will be Joe Morales, Jeffrey Carrasco, Roland Billings, Ruben Bencomo, Joe Ray, Steve Aguirre, Arnold Ortiz and Manuel Sanchez; all his grandchildren; his great-grandchildren; and his godchildren. Arrangements are by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

GONZALES: Geronimo Gonzales, 73, of Silver City, died last Thursday in Hillcrest Hospital, of injuries received in a traffic accident when he fell from a truck. It was Silver City’s second traffic fatality in a month. Rosary services were held Monday at Curtis Mortuary Chapel. Mass was said at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, followed by burial in the Catholic cemetery. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Rosa Gonzales, five sons and two daughters.

GONZALES: Gilbert Sedillos Gonzales Sr., 66, died Friday in Hurley. Mr. Gonzales was a communicant of the Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley and a longtime resident of this area. He is survived by three sons, Gilbert Gonzales Jr. and Tony Gonzales of Downey, Calif., and Jimmy Gonzales of Tucson, Ariz.; his mother, Maria Inez Gonzales of Hurley; two sisters, Helen Martinez of Santa Ana, Calif., and Mary Montoya of Tucson; two brothers, Mike Gonzales of Hurley and Frank Gonzales of Tucson; eight grandchildren and one great- grandchild. Rosary recitation will be held at 7:30 p.m. Sunday and Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday. Both services will be held at Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley with the Rev. Benito Suen officiating. Burial will follow in the Hurley cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Victor Soltero, Ruben Jaramillo, Benny Montoya Sr., Benny Montoya Jr., Martin Padilla and David Montoya. Arrangements are with the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

GONZALES: Gregoria Baca Gonzales, 79, died Monday in Gila Regional Medical Center. She was a lifelong resident of New Mexico, and she was a communicant of the Santa Clara Catholic Church in Central. She is survived by her husband, Juan Gonzales of Central; three -----, Roberto Gonzales of San Bernardino, CA, ---aro Gonzales of Hurley and Alinacio Gonzales of Baldwin Park, CA; a sister, Pabla Baca of Silver City; a brother, Jose Baca Bayard; 15 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren. Rosary will be recited at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the Infant Jesus Catholic Church and Mass of the resurrection will be celebrated Friday at 10 am in the Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley, with the Rev. Benito Suen officiating at both services. Internment will follow in the Hurley Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Ramon Gonzales, Ray Gonzales, Ronnie Chaves, Sammy Gonzales Jr., Merejildo Baca and Johnny Arrellin. Arrangements arc by the Wheeler Funeral Home.

GONZALES: Mrs. Guadalupe E. Gonzales, age 64, passed away in San Antonio, TX October 13, after a brief illness. She was a resident of Santa Rita. Rosary services were held Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Cox Mortuary Chapel. Funeral Mass was held at the Santa Rita Catholic Church Wednesday morning at 9 o’clock with burial services being held Wednesday afternoon at 4:30 in the Hanover Cemetery. Mrs. Gonzales is survived by her mother, Mrs. Palma Estrada; one daughter, Mrs. Isela Jimenez; one son, Ruben E. Gonzales of Santa Rita. She is also survived by four sisters; Mrs. Ramona Maya, Vanadium, Mrs. Adela Jimenez, Los Angeles, Mrs. Isabel Barley, Mexico, and Mrs. Alta Gracia Estrada, Santa Rita.

GONZALES: Guillermo Parra Gonzalez, 85, a resident of Central, entered life eternal Wednesday at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born July 6, 1906. Mr. Gonzalez was a member of the Santa Clara Catholic Church in Central, and was a retired Chino Mines track foreman. Calling hours will be from 4-9 p.m. Sunday in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels, where the prayer vigil will be held at 7. The funeral liturgy will be held Monday morning at 10 in the Santa Clara Catholic Church with the Rev. John Jusseaume officiating. The rite of committal will follow in the Hurley Cemetery, where he will be laid to rest. Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Carmen Gonzalez of Central; four sons, Guillermo M. Gonzalez and his wife, Virginia, of Bayard, Raul Gonzalez and his wife, Lupe, of Central, Pat Gonzalez and his wife, Yolanda, of Las Cruces, and Carlos Gonzalez and his wife, Lita, of Guam; and four daughters, Luz Teran and her husband, Reynaldo, of Tucson, Ariz.; Angie Frias and her husband, Benjamin, of El Paso, Texas, Anita Gonzalez of Central, and Stella Gonzalez of Tucson. He is also survived by two brothers, Aurelio and Julian Gonzalez of Chihuahua, Mexico, and one sister, Lupe Mendoza, also of Chihuahua; 24 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Casket bearers will be Ray Teran, Jr., Tony Gomez, Ben Frias Jr., Paul Gonzalez, Ronny Baca and Tony Caro. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

GONZALES: Herminijo Gonzales, 74, of Santa Rita, a retired powder man for Chino mines, Kennecott Corp died last Friday at Hillcrest Hospital. He worked for Chino many years retiring in 1955. Survivors are his widow, Mrs. Paula Gonzales; two sons, Herminjo Jr., and Stephen; two daughters, Mrs. Pauline Carreon and Mrs. Jennie T. Gonzales; four grandchildren and two sisters and two brothers living in Mexico. Rosary services were held Sunday at the Curtis Memorial chapel. Mass was said at 10:00 a.m. Monday at the Santa Rita Catholic Church, followed by burial in the Hanover cemetery.

GONZALES: James R. "Jimmy" Gonzales, 54, passed away late Tuesday night at University Hospital in Albuquerque surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Silver City on June 1, 1941. He was preceded in death by his mother, Gertrude Gonzales, in 1988. Mr. Gonzales worked in law enforcement for many years with the Grant County Sheriff's Department, the Silver City Police Department, Western New Mexico University security police and the Bayard Police Department. Prior to his illness he taught at Cobre High School as a special education teacher, where he pursued the work he loved best, working with kids. He had a great love for life and family and faced each day of his illness with courage and dignity. He was a good husband, father, brother and friend. He will be missed dearly by his family and all the many people who loved him. Survivors include his wife, Yolanda Gonzales of the home; his son, James Paul Gonzales of Las Cruces; his daughter, Tracy Lynn Gonzales of the home; a brother, R. David Gonzales, and his wife, Dolores, of Santa Fe; three sisters, Pat Aragon and her husband, Manny of Silver City; Fannie Correa and her husband, Al, of California and Tina Sanchez and her husband, Ciso, of Silver City; and numerous nieces and nephews. Calling hours are from 4-7 this afternoon at Baca's Funeral Chapels, where the vigil service will begin at 7 with Deacon Alfonso Alvarado reciting the rosary. The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with the Rev. Mike Lindsay officiating. The rite of committal and burial will follow at the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Frank Taylor, Cleo Lopez, Joe Monge, Zeke Gonzales, Mark Correa and Steven Aragon. Honorary bearers are George Heike, David Rios, Billy Powers, Roddy Everard, Alfred Ogas, Chuy Monge, Joe Mendoza and all of his many friends. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

GONZALES: Jerry Navarrete Gonzales, 67, a retired crusher operator of Chino Mines and a long time resident of Hurley died Monday in Hillcrest General Hospital. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Maria S Gonzales; two daughters, Mrs. Gilbert Madrid, Santa Ana, CA and Mrs. Bennie Montoya, Hurley; three sons, Gilbert and Mike Hurley and Frank, San Manual AZ; two sisters, Mrs. Edwin Milligan, and Mrs. Joe Milligan, Albuquerque; 16 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Rosary services were held Tuesday evening at the Cox mortuary chapel followed by the body lying in state at the American Legion Hall until high mass at 9am Wednesday, the Rev Fr Ramon Estevill officiating. Burial was in the Hurley cemetery directed by Cox.

GONZALES: Jesus Gonzales died early Monday at his home in Fierro after a long illness. He was 56 years old. He is a native of Las Cruses, coming to this community 31 years ago. He is survived by his wife Elisa Telles Gonzales; five daughters, Mrs. Maria Roybal, Mrs. Cuca Valenzuela, and Mrs. Cruz Fransisca and Apolonia Gonzales, all of Fierro; four sons, Enrique of Tucson, and Leo, Jesus Jr., and Juan of Fierro; four brothers and a sister. Funeral services were held this morning in the Catholic Church in Fierro. Burial will be in the Fierro cemetery this afternoon with Rev. Fr. Daniel Thistle officiating. Cox mortuary was in charge of arrangements.

GONZALES: Jesus Lucero Gonzales, 70, a resident of Bayard, died Monday in the Sierra Medical Center in El Paso, Texas, following an extended illness. Mr. Gonzales had been a resident of Grant County since 1946. He was a communicant of the Hurley Infant Jesus Catholic Church; was a past member of Steelworkers Local 890; and was a veteran of World War II. He retired from Chino in 1975 after 28 years of service. Mr. Gonzales is survived by his wife, Angela Gonzales of Bayard; one daughter, Rita Susan Pedraza and her husband, Robert Pedraza, who live near the former site of Santa Rita; one son, Steve M. Gonzales and his wife, Ann Marie Gonzales, of Silver City; one sister, Alvita Chavez of Truth or Consequences; and five grandchildren, Lisa Marie Pedraza, Desiree Marie Gonzales, Amber Dione Pedraza, Jeremy Jason Gonzales and Candice Nicole Pedraza. Visitation was today from 2-4 p.m. in the Wheeler Funeral Home chapel and rosary recitation will be this evening at 7 in the Hurley Infant Jesus Catholic Church. Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated Thursday at 10 a.m., also in the Hurley Infant Jesus Catholic Church. The Rev. Benito Suen will be officiating both services. Interment will follow in the Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Lino Marin, Juan Tellez, Manuel Holguin, Joe Vallejo, Billy Holguin and Albert Bernal. Military honors will be conducted by American Legion Allingham-Golding Post No. 18. Arrangements are by the Wheeler Funeral Home.

GONZALES: Jesus Pena Gonzales passed away Friday November 11, at Hillcrest Hospital. Mr. Pena was a lifelong resident of Grant County and a retired employee of Kennecott Copper Corporation. He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. J. G. Terrazas, a son, Gonzalo D. Gonzales and two grandchildren all of Bayard. Rosary recitation was Sunday, November 13, at the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel. Funeral Mass was held Monday November 14, at Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley. Interment followed in the Hurley Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Cosme Perez, Ramon Flores, Ruben Flores, Alex Perez, Dickie Perez and Frank Jimenez Sr.

GONZALES: Joe M. Gonzales, 80, a resident of Bayard since 1940, died Tuesday in Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born Jan. 10, 1909, in El Mocho to Pablo A. and Apolonia Lopez Gonzales. Mr. Gonzales was a retired miner. Calling hours are today from 2-9 p.m. with evening prayer service at 7 in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, also in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. Interment will follow in Memory Lane Cemetery. All services will be conducted by the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses of Bayard. Survivors are his wife, Margarita T. Gonzales of Bayard; two sons, Jose Gonzales Jr. of Phoenix, Ariz., and Salvador Iturralde of Columbia, SC; two daughters, Mary Walters of Phoenix and Cecilia Y. Gutierrez of Silver City; three brothers, Pablo Gonzales of Santa Fe, Lupe Gonzales of Denver, Colo., and Carlos Gonzales of Santa Fe; two sisters, Simonita Lucero of Santa Fe and Utimia Cisneros of Imperial, Calif.; 22 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Pablo A. Gonzales and Apolonia L. Gonzales; by two sons, Richard and Gilbert Gonzales; by two sisters, Elizaria Sena and Annie Lindbergh; and by two brothers, Esteban and Apolonio Gonzales. Casket bearers will be Ruben, Jacob, Jimmy and Johnny Walters, Fernando Padilla and Robert Iturralde. Honorary bearers will be his remaining relatives and friends. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

GONZALES: Jose D. Gonzales, 71, a lifelong resident of Silver City, entered eternal rest Saturday at Gila Regional Medical Center. Mr. Gonzales was born Sept. 1, 1924 in Silver City, the son of Geronimo and Rosa Gonzales. He lived and worked all his life in the Silver City area, retiring in 1970 from Kennecott Copper Corp. as a copper floor dumper. He was Catholic by faith and a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church of Silver City. He was also a member of Knights of Columbus Council No. 3388 and Daniel C. Murillo Council No. 2140, 4th Degree, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 3347 and United Steelworkers Local 890. He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Maria (Ramirez) Gonzales of the home; his sons, Joe R. Gonzales Jr. and his companion, Dee of Denver and Gilbert Gonzales and his wife, Betty, of Silver City; four daughters, Gracie Johnson of Denver, Connie Castillo of Virginia Beach, Va., Gloria Jaime and her husband, Ruben, of Silver City, and Margaret Portillo and her husband, Manuel, of Bayard; 21 grandchildren; and 31 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his three brothers, Edwardo Gonzales and his wife, Josie, of Silver City, Geronimo Gonzales, also of Silver City and Manuel Gonzales and his wife, Lupe, of Arenas Valley; and his sister, Connie Millan and her husband, Albert, of Arenas Valley. Calling hours for Mr. Gonzales are from 4 to 7 today at Baca's Funeral Chapels, where the rosary will be recited at 7. The funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday at 10 in the morning at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic church with the Rev. Rod Nichols officiating. Concluding services will follow at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Cemetery with military honors being accorded by area veterans groups. Casket bearers are Billy Aragon, Joe Gonzales III, Rick Salas, Aaron Gonzales Chris Salas and Eric Gonzales. Honorary bearers are his grandchildren and his many friends with the Knights of Columbus and the veterans of Foreign Wars. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

GONZALES: Mrs. Josephine Gonzales Lucero, former resident of Silver City, died last week in Ca. Rosary services were held Sunday in the Curtis Mortuary chapel, with funeral mass at 9:30 a.m. Monday in St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Burial was in the Catholic Cemetery.

GONZALES: Requiem mass was held Tuesday at Santa Clara Church in Central for Juan Gonzales, 49, who died in Las, Vegas. He was a Santa Fe railroad employee for 15 years. He is survived by his wife, a daughter Beatrice two sisters and a brother.

GONZALES: Funeral Mass was recited Dec. 30, at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Fierro for Mr. Juan G. Gonzales, 84, interment followed in the Catholic Cemetery with the Rev. Father Aurelio Lorena officiating. Casket bearers were Felix Jaramillo, Jr., Armando Macias, Jose Castillo, Jr., Roberto Altamirano, Dale Gonzales and Ramon Jaramillo. Mr. Gonzales is survived by two sons, Manual of Sunland, Calif. and Alfonso of Bayard; four daughters, Mrs. Jose Castillo of Silver City, Mrs. Felix Jaramillo of Central, Mrs. Antonio Macias of Fierro, and Mrs. Guillermo Altamirano of San Manuel, Ariz.; two brothers, Luis of Bayard and Gregorio of Anaheim, CA.

GONZALES: Juan R. Gonzales, 69, died December 30 at Hillcrest General Hospital. He was a native of the Mimbres and had lived in Grant County all his life. He was retired from the electrical department at Santa Rita for Kennecott Copper Corporation. Survivors include his wife, Petra, of Bayard; two sons, Robert of Silver City and Salvador of Bayard; two sisters, Miss Rosa Gonzales of Bayard and Mrs. Mary Martinez of Central; one brother, Benny, of Salinas, Calif.; one sister, Mrs. Emilia Avalos of Los Angeles, Calif.; 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Rosary services were held in the Curtis Mortuary on Friday evening with funeral services on Saturday at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard. The Rev. Fr. Adrian St. Charles officiated. Burial was in the Hanover Cemetery.

GONZALES: Juan S. Gonzales, 84, a Bayard resident, died at his home Wednesday. He was born April 20, 1905, in Chloride, and lived in Grant County for the past 37 years where he worked and later retired from Chino Mines. He was a member of the Senior Citizens, Local 890 of the Steelworkers, and the Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley. Calling hours will be Friday from 2-9 p.m. with the rosary at 7:30 p.m. in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. Mass of the Christian burial will be celebrated Saturday morning at 10 in the Infant Jesus Catholic Church. Interment will follow in the Hurley Cemetery. The Rev. Ricardo Hinojal and the Rev. Melchior Dano will officiate. Survivors are his three sons, Robert B. Gonzales of San Bernadino, Calif., Claro B. Gonzales of Hurley and Atanacio B. Gonzales of Baldwin Park, Calif.; two brothers, Jose S. Gonzales of Riverside, Calif., and Carlos S. Gonzales of Albuquerque; two sisters, Mercedes Miranda and Ignacia Aguirre, both of Truth or Consequences; 15 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; and four great-great grandchildren. Mr. Gonzales was preceded in death by his wife Gregoria Gonzales, on June 23, 1986, and a brother Pedro S. Gonzales, in 1980. Casket bearers will be Ronnie Chavez, Roman, Ray, Danny and Sammy Gonzales Jr. and Johnny Arrellin. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

GONZALES: Juan Trujillo Gonzales died Nov. 4, 1980, at the Fort Bayard Medical Center. He was 82 years of age. Gonzales was a retired farm and ranch laborer. Rosary service was held Thursday, Nov. 6 at 7 p.m. in the Wheeler Chapel. Funeral Mass was Friday, Nov. 7, at noon in the Santa Clara Catholic Church in Central, with the Father Paul Ragazinskas officiating at both services. Burial followed at the Ft. Bayard Cemetery. Arrangements are handled by the Wheeler Funeral Home.

GONZALES: Mrs. Juana Gonzales, 72, resident of Turnerville, died last Friday in Hillcrest Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Fernando Gonzales Rosary services were held Monday at Santa Rita Catholic Church. Funeral mass was said at the church Tuesday at 9 am followed by burial in the Hanover cemetery.

GONZALES: Mrs. Julia Gonzales, 48, of Central, died Sunday in an El Paso hospital, where she had been a patient for a month. Rosary services were held Wednesday evening at the Curtis Mortuary chapel. Funeral mass was said Thursday in Santa Clara Catholic Church at Central and burial was in the Central Cemetery. Survivors are four sons, one of whom is serving in the U. S. Army; six daughters; three grandchildren and mother, Mrs. Victoriana Madrid of Silver City.

GONZALES: Julia B. Gonzales, 54, a resident of Silver City, entered eternal life Sunday, Feb. 6, after a short battle with cancer. The prayer vigil will be held this -evening at 7 at Baca's Funeral Chapels, with Deacon Bill Holguin leading in the recitation of the rosary. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Thursday at 10 in the morning at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, with Father Rod Nichols officiating. Concluding services and burial will follow at the Catholic Cemetery. She was born June 19, 1945, to Santos and Antonia Borunda, and was raised in Fierro. She graduated from Cobre High School in 1964. On April 8, 1967, she married Steve A. Gonzales and they moved to Silver City to start their lives together. She was employed by Gila Regional Medical Center for 22 years. Her favorite pastime was spending time with her kids and grandkids. She is survived by her daughter, Annette Gonzales, and son-in-law, Lloyd, Montoya, of Silver City; two sons, Stevie Gonzales of Tucson, Ariz., and Adam Gonzales of Las Cruces; two granddaughters, Nichole and Catelyn Montoya of Silver City; her father, Santos Borunda of Bayard; one sister, Lupe Borunda of Bayard; her brothers, Joe Borunda and his wife, Rebecca, and family, and Freddy Borunda and his wife, Teresa, and family of San Manuel, AZ; her uncle, Santiago Borunda of Fierro; her aunt and uncle, Lupe and Tommy Sedillos of Bayard; her mother-in-law and brother-in-law, Emma and David Gonzales of Las Cruces; her brother-in-law Domingo and Elizabeth Gonzales of Washington; and her special cousins, Susie Murillo, Art Sierra, Isabel Salas, Teresa Flores, Pauline Dempster, and Jimmy, Beto and Henry Borunda. She is also survived by her closest friends, Larry and Lydia Monies, Cecilio and Belinda Jaurequi, and Clara Holguin, and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by a brother, David Borunda, in 1973; a grandmother, Manuela Sanchez, in 1979; her husband, Steve Gonzales, in 1988; and her mother, Antonia Borunda, in 1997. Pallbearers will be Henry Borunda, Art Sierra, Larry Montes, Cecilio Jaurequi, Tony Gonzales and Edward Sedillos. Honorary pallbearers are her co-workers and the staff at Gila Regional Medical Center. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

GONZALES: Rosary services were conducted for Julian Gonzales who died Wednesday, April 22, Sunday at the Curtis Mortuary Chapel. Requiem Mass was recited Monday at 9 a.m. in St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and interment followed in the Silver City Catholic Cemetery. The Rev. A. James Milano officiated. Mr. Gonzales died at Hillcrest General Hospital following an extended illness. He was a native of San Juan and had lived in Bayard for the past 16 years. Survivors include his wife, Gabriela of Bayard; three sons, Ramon of Bayard, Leonardo of Albuquerque, and Tony of Fontana, Calif.; four daughters, Mrs. Moises De La Torre of El Monte, CA, Mrs. Nellie Savorillo of Central, Mrs. Henry Grijalva of Hayden, AZ, and Mrs. Margaret Sanchez of Bayard; 17 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

GONZALES: Lino P. Gonzales, 76, a resident of Silver City for 39 years, died last Friday at his home following a long illness. He is survived by three grand-children and seven great grandchildren, and two sisters residing in Mexico. Rosary services were held at the Cox Mortuary chapel, with Mass at 9 a.m. Saturday in St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Burial took place in the Catholic cemetery.

GONZALES: Lucy A. Gonzales, 88, of Silver City passed away Wednesday at Hacienda de Salud nursing home. She was born Dec. 5, 1902, in Silver City to Solomon and Selsa (Morales) Alegria. Mrs. Gonzales was a homemaker and lifelong resident of Silver City. She is survived by two daughters, Sally Alegria-Gonzales of Pasadena, Calif., and Theresa Gonzales of Silver City; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends may visit Sunday from 5-7 p.m. at Curtis-Bright Funeral Home on College Avenue. The rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Graveside services will be held Monday at 1 p.m. at the Silver City Catholic Cemetery with Deacon Bill Holguin officiating. Arrangements are by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

GONZALES: Luis Granado Gonzales, 90, a longtime resident of Grant County, entered eternal rest Friday evening at Fort Bayard Medical Center. He was born March 29, 1900, in Las Cruces. He was a member of the Catholic Church. Mr. Gonzales was a hoist-man retired from New Jersey Zinc Co. Calling hours were to be from 2-5 p.m. today in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels and from 7:30-9 tonight in Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard, where the vigil service will be held at 7:30. The funeral liturgy service will be said Tuesday morning at 10, also in Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, with the Rev. Ricardo Hinojal officiating. The committal rite service will follow in the Fierro Cemetery, were he will be laid to rest. Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Francisca Gonzales of Bayard,; three sons, Gilberto Gonzales and his wife, Mary, of Santa Ana, Calif., Cruz Gonzales and his wife, Pearl, of Fullerton, Calif., and Lorenzo Gonzales and his wife, Belia, of Bayard; and two daughters, Stella Gonzales of Bayard, and Maria Luisa Andazola her husband, Antonio, also of Bayard. He is also survived by 26 grandchildren, 43 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. Casket bearers will be Victor, Gary and Lorenzo L. Gonzales, and Jerry, Sonny and Ruben Andazola. Honorary bearers will be all of his remaining grandchildren. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

GONZALES: Macedonio G. Gonzales, 58, a lifetime resident of Silver City, entered life eternal Friday at his residence. He was a retired production truck driver for 22 years with Chino Mines. He served his country in the United States Army from 1956 to 1958 with the 10th Mountain Division as a combat infantryman in Aschaffenburg, Germany. He was a Roman Catholic and a parishioner of Our Lady of Fatima Church in Bayard. Calling hours were from 2-9 p.m. Sunday in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels, with the prayer vigil being recited at 7 p.m. The funeral liturgy was held this morning at 10 in Our Lady of Fatima Church in Bayard with the Rev. Tom Fogarty officiating. The rite of committal was at the Silver City Catholic Cemetery, where he was laid to rest. Veterans honors were accorded by Allingham-Golding Post 18 of the American Legion. Survivors include his wife, Margaret O. Gonzales; three sons, Macedonio J. Gonzales and his wife, Sounye, of Fort Lewis, WA, Robert M. Gonzales of Silver City, and Joseph J. Gonzales and his wife, Rosemarie, of El Paso, Texas; three daughters, Jo Ann Legarda and her husband, Ernest, of Bayard, Ruth Jurado and her husband, David, of Silver City, and Patricia Abeyta and her husband, Gilbert, also of Silver City; and a sister, Angelina Garcia and her husband, Wallace "Wally" Garcia, of Silver City. He is also survived by 22 grandchildren; an aunt, Catarina Jaramillo, who raised him from the age of 8, his aunt, Juanita Hernandez and family; and an uncle, Casimiro Garcia. Other survivors are Florence Lopez and her husband, Ramon, Natalia Palacios, Genevieve Pena and her husband, Raul, Consuelo Jaurequi and her husband, Jose, Pablita "Polly" Marquez and her husband, Ramon, and Tony Jaramillo and his wife, Barbara. Pallbearers were his grandchildren, Ernest G. Legarda Jr., David C. Jurado Jr., Carlos G. Jurado, Rene Isaac Jurado, Francisco G. Abeyta, Robert C. Abeyta and Macedonio J. Gonzales III. Honorary pallbearers were Marcelino Sandoval, Leo Padilla, Fred Rodriquez, Rito Olivas, Manuel Hernandez, David Carrasco, George Esqueda, Leandro Ortega, Ramon Ortiz, Sammy Jaurequi, Freddie Marquez, Ramon Lopez, Gene Sandoval, Gabriel Ortiz, Eliseo Ortiz, Trinidad Ortiz, Jesus Villalobos and B.T. Armijo. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

GONZALES: Manuel Pena Gonzales, 68, died Feb. 13 in Palmdale, CA. He was born in Fierro. Survivors are his wife, Beatrice Gonzales of Palmdale; three sons, Eluterio Gonzales of San Jose, CA, and Ruben Gonzales and Paul Gonzales of Palmdale; four daughters, Virginia Alirez of Central, Maria Ogle and Cynthia Gonzales, both of Palmdale, and Rita Ramirez of San Fernando, CA; one brother, Alfonso Gonzales of Bayard; four sisters, Natalia Jaramillo of Central, Sara Castillo of Silver City, Librada Altamirano of Mammoth, AZ; and Aurora Macias of Fierro; and six grandchildren. Services were held Monday at 10 a.m. in theSt. Mary's Catholic Church in Palmdale, with interment in Desert Lawn Memorial Park, also in Palmdale. The Halley Olsen Funeral Chapel of Palmdale was in charge of arrangements.

GONZALES: Mrs. Margarita M. Gonzales, 53, died Tuesday at her home in Artesia, CA. She was a former resident of Grant County. Survivors are her husband Eleuterio Gonzales; four sons, William, Bayard; Ruben, Silver City; David and Eleuterio, Jr., Artesia, CA; five daughters; Mrs. Emma Villines and Mrs. Frank Jimenez, Central; Mrs. William Leon. Los Angeles; Mrs. Roger Hughes, Paramount, CA; Miss Annie Gonzales, Artesia, CA, and 13 grandchildren. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Curtis Mortuary.

GONZALES: Margarita Trujillo Gonzales, 87, of Silver City entered into rest Wednesday morning at Fort Bayard Medical Center. She was born June 15, 1907 in Las Palomas, N.M., and had been a lifetime Grant County resident. Mrs. Gonzales was a homemaker. A memorial Mass will be celebrated Friday at noon in the St. Francis Newman Center with the Rev. Jon Alexander officiating. Cremation has taken place at Baca's Mimbres Crematorium at her request. Survivors include a son, Salvador Iturralde Sr. of Las Cruces; a daughter, Cecilia Y. Gutierrez of Silver City; a brother, Eddie Trujillo of Los Angeles; a sister, Luisa Sanchez of Santa Monica, Calif.; nine grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and 15 great-great-grandchildren. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

GONZALES: Mrs. Maria C. Gonzales, 76, a pioneer resident of Silver City, passed away Saturday, following a long illness. Survivors are three daughters, Mrs. Joe Barrios, Mrs. Mercedes Gonzales and Mrs. Rufino Carbajal, all of Silver City and two sons, Camilo Gonzales and Pete Garcia, also of Silver City; 18 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and one great, great grandchild. Rosary services were held Sunday evening at the Curtis Mortuary chapel. Mass was said at 9 a.m. Monday in St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, followed by burial in the Catholic cemetery.

GONZALES: Maria Gonzales, 83, a longtime Giant County resident, entered life eternal Friday al Fort Bayard Medical Center. Arrangements are pending. E n(rusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels.

Gonzales: Maria Inez Gonzales, 103, a longtime resident of Hurley, passed away Saturday at Gila Regional Medical Center. She was born Oct. 20, 1891 in Rincon to Pablo and Higinia Silva Sedillo. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jeremias, in 1959; a son, Gilbert, in 1987; a daughter, Helen, in 1989; and her sister, Margarita Jaramillo, in 1990. Mrs. Gonzales was a communicant of Infant Jesus Catholic Church. She was a homemaker and a loving mother and grandmother to all her children. She was a sweet little woman and all her grandchildren called her "Little Grandma." She will always be remembered by all her neighbors and friends for her loving ways. She is survived by two daughters, Gloria Montoya of Hurley, who so lovingly took care of her until her death and Mary Montoya of Tucson, AZ; and two sons, Mike Gonzales of Hurley and Frank Gonzales and his wife, Ella, of Tucson. She is also survived by 18 grandchildren, 45 great-grandchildren, several great-great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held today from 4-7 p.m. at Baca's Funeral Chapels followed by the rosary at 7 with Deacon Johnnie Perez reciting the rosary. The Mass of resurrection will be celebrated Wednesday at 10 in the morning at Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley with the Rev. Mike Lindsey officiating. Burial will follow at the Hurley Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will by her grandsons, Benny Montoya Jr., David Montoya, Jerry Gonzales, Jimmy Gonzales, Gilbert Gonzales and Tony Gonzales. Honorary pallbearers are Stephen Holguin, Michael Gonzales, Ruben Jaramillo, Jimmy Jaramillo and Tircio Sedillo. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

GONZALES: Maria M. Gonzales, 48, of Bayard passed away Saturday at Gila Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Gonzales was born Oct. 14, 1943, in Sherman to Isidro and Manuela (Lechuga) Gonzales. She was a lifelong resident of Grant County. Mrs. Gonzales was a member of the First Baptist Church in Silver City. She was a graduate of Western New Mexico University, where she received a bachelor's degree in social welfare. She was employed as a counselor in Phoenix. She was a member of the Associated Students of Western New Mexico University and the Women’s Center at WNMU. Mrs. Gonzales is survived by her husband of 27 years, Herminio Gonzales of Bayard; a son, Mark Gonzales of Phoenix; two daughters, Frances Gonzales and Christina Gonzales, both of Phoenix; a brother, Julian Madrid of Hurley; a sister, Angela Sandoval of Safford, AZ, and uncle, Luis Lechuga, and an aunt, Delia Lechuga, both of Hurley; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Memorial services will be held Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Dannible's Chapel of the Roses on U.S. 180 East in Silver City. The Rev. Jesse Lyles will officiate. In lieu of flowers it was the request thin in memory of Mrs. Gonzales, a good deed be done for someone. Arrangements are by Dannible's Chapel of the Roses of Silver City.

GONZALES: Rosary for Mrs. Matea O. Gonzales, 87, who died Tuesday, Sept. 23, was said at the Curtis Bright Funeral Chapel. The funeral mass was recited, Friday, Sept. 26 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Interment followed in the Catholic Cemetery with Rev. Fr. A. James Milano officiating. Serving as pallbearer’s were Gustav Monge, Fred Montes, Richard Vallejos, Tommy Gutierrez, Andy Gutierrez and Victor Ornelas.

GONZALES: Mary Lou Gonzales, 2 year-old-daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Willie Gonzales of Silver City, died last Friday in Hillcrest General Hospital from accidental poisoning at the family home. In some unaccountable manner the child swallowed rat poison, mistaking it for candy. Burial took place Monday morning in The Catholic cemetery following mass at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Internment was under the direction of the Curtis Mortuary.

GONZALES: Melchior Garcia Gonzales, 73, a Silver City resident since 1966, entered life eternal Saturday. He was born May 10, 1919, in Lincoln, N.M., to Felipe and Elena Garcia. Mr. Gonzales was a member of the Catholic Church and was retired from U.V. Mines. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and was an avid outdoorsman. He loved animals and gardening, and was a family man. Calling hours will be from 3-9 p.m. Wednesday in Baca's Funeral Chapels, where the prayer vigil will be held at 7. The funeral liturgy will be recited Thursday morning at 10 in St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with the Rev. Rod Nichols officiating. The rite of committal will follow at Fort Bayard National Cemetery, where he will be laid to rest. Veteran’s honors will be accorded by Allingham-Golding Post 18 of the American Legion. Survivors include his wife, Ester P. Gonzales of Silver City; a son, Leroy J. Gonzales of Tucson, AZ; two daughters, Willadine Duran and her husband, Magil, of Roswell, and Linda Martinez and her husband, lst Sgt. Epolito Martinez, of Fort Benning, GA; a brother, Mike Gonzales of Santa Fe; and two sisters, Lucia Saavedra Capitan and Cecilia Lucero of Roswell. He is also survived by two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Atanacia Cobos. Casket bearers will be Mickey Grado Jr., Felix Hernandez, 1st Sgt. Epolito Martinez, M-- Duran, Mike Montes and Louis Martinez. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

GONZALES: Miguelita M. Gonzales, 75, a lifelong resident of Bayard, died Thursday morning in Gila Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Gonzales was born Dec. 21, 1913, in San Marcial to Manuel and Tomasita Baca Macenez. She was a homemaker and a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church. Calling hours will be held Sunday afternoon in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels from 1-4. Rosary service will be Sunday evening at 7:30 in Our Lady of Fatima Catholic church where the Mass of the Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday. Concluding services will be in the Hurley Cemetery. The Rev. Ricardo Hinojal will officiate at all services. Mrs. Gonzales is survived by four sons, Smiley and his wife, Jovita, of Bayard, Victor and his wife, Ester, of Hurley, Eloy and his wife, Annie, also of Bayard, and Pete and his wife, Pauline, of Albuquerque; three daughters, Tommy Rodriguez of Hurley, Della Rodriguez of Fort Bayard, and Teresa Martinez and her husband, Gilbert, of El Paso, Texas; a granddaughter of the family home, Corinne K. Gonzales; one brother, Jose Macenez of Bayard; 20 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Pedro S. Gonzales, on Feb. 8, 1980; and by a great-granddaughter, Diane M. Jaramillo, on Jan. 23, 1988. Casket bearers will be Mark Salcido, Victor Gonzales Jr., Eric Martinez, Terry Trujillo, Sonny Rodriguez and Roy Martinez. Honorary bearers are all her many friends and relatives. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

GONZALES: Misty Jean Gonzales, 14, a resident of Mangus, was born Aug. 17,

1982, in Tulsa, OK, and had lived in Grant County for the last seven years. Visitation will begin this afternoon at 4 at Baca’s Funeral Chapels and a prayer vigil in her memory will follow at 7 at Baca’s. Father Rod Nichols, pastor of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, will officiate. She was to be a freshman at Cliff High School and was excited about being a school cheerleader. Jesus, and her membership at Glad Tidings Assembly of God Church, where she was an active member of the youth group, were priorities in her life. Her other activities centered on her school, where she participated in vocationa1 agriculture, and girls’ basketball and track. She had aspirations to participate in weight lifting and choir in the upcoming school year. Her smiling personality was an eye-catcher to all. Survivors include her parents, Connie and Speedy Gonzales of Mangus; a brother, Timmy Carpenter of Buck-horn; four sisters, Tracey Gregory of Gila, Dawn Hayden and Ginger Gonzales of Silver City, and Amy Whiteman of Pickton, TX; and her grandparents, Gene and Lucille Cearley and Bee Carpenter of Owasso, OK, and Pete and Lola Gonzales of Gila. Preceding her in death was a brother, John Carpenter. Serving as pallbearers will be Dan and Ronnie Cearley, Julio Polanco, Roger Haden, John Gregory and Randy White. Honorary bearers named are Bobby Cearley, Steve Joy and Eloy Gonzales.

GONZALES: Nellie D. Gonzales, 68, a resident of Grant County, passed away Sunday in Gila Regional Medical Center. She was a housewife and a communicant of the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Steve O. Gonzalez, in 1987, and by her daughter, Amelia Moore in 1972. Survivors are one grandson, Steve Moore and his wife, Ruth Ann Moore, of Silver City; three sisters, Lydia Gurule and her husband Ralph of Albuquerque, Rita Brock and her husband Claude, of Silver City and Josie Scott and her husband, Howard, of Las Lunas; two brothers, Alfonso Diaz and his wife, Frances, of Pico Rivera, CA, and Jim Diaz of Corrales; and numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation was today from 2-4 p.m. in the Curtiss-Bright Chapel. Rosary recitation will be held tonight at 7:30 in the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with the Rev. Richard P. Lynch officiating. Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated Wednesday at ten a.m. in the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, also with the Rev. Lynch officiating. Interment will follow in the Silver City Catholic Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Victor Ornelas, Joe Mora, Lupe Hill, Louis Mitchell, Tommy Ryan, and Mike Peckumn. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Steve Moore, Alfonso Diaz, Jim Diaz and Ralph Gurule. Arrangements are by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

GONZALES: Norberto Gonzales, a resident of Grant county for the past 32 years passed away Sunday in the home of his daughter Mrs. Guadalupe Rodriquez, Ferro. Gonzales came to New Mexico from Mexico, his birthplace. At the time of death he was 77. Funeral mass was held Tuesday in Fierro Catholic church with the Rev. Daniel Thistle officiating. Burial was in the Fierro Catholic cemetery at 5 p.m. under the direction of Cox mortuary. Other survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Gilbert Mendoza, Fierro; Mrs. Gilbert Cisneros, Hanover; Mrs. Gabriella Uriaz, Los Angeles; and Mrs. Pablo Garcia, Phoenix.

GONZALES: Pedro Gonzales- Lola Garcia of Silver City has returned from the services held March 29 in Espanola for her brother, Pedro A. Gonzales, age 70. She was accompanied by her daughter, Jeana Montes, also of Silver City. Mr. Gonzales died March 27 of a heart attack. Mr. Gonzales was a former resident of Silver City and was a veteran of World War II. Surviving him are a daughter, Gloria Quintana of Santa Cruz; a brother, Bences Gonzales of San Pedro; five sisters, Josefina Abeyta of San Pedro, Elena Vigil, Juanita Lujan and Esquipula Romero, all of Espanola, and Mrs. Garcia of Silver City; and many other relatives. Funeral services were held March 29, at Sacred Heart Church in Espanola with the Rev. Armando Martinez celebrating the Mass of Christian burial. Burial followed in the Santa Fe National Cemetery. Active pallbearers were Genaro and Paul Lujan, Ruben Vigil, Horacio Montoya, Pete "Buzzy" Garcia and Severo Gonzales. Honorary pallbearers were Herminio Martinez, Tomas Sanchez, Dennis and Herculano Herrera, Mela Atencio, Carmel Vigil, Rudolfo Abeyta, Ted Casados, Robert Felix, and Adonais, Tito and Arturo Aranda.

GONZALEZ: Pedro E Gonzalez 85, died Wednesday in Lordsburg. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Soila Torres Gonzalez; and his eight children. Pedro Gonzalez and his wife Mary, Jose Gonzales, Martha Gonzalez, Socorro, Saenz and her husband ----, Carmelo Gonzalez, and his wife Ruth, Jaime Gonzalez and his wife, Ernestine, Mary Bencomo and her husband Sam, and Rosemary Ross and her husband, Don. He is also survived by his sister, Rafaela Esparza of Amarillo, Texas; 26 grandchildren: and 40 great-grandchildren. A prayer vigil will he held at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Lordsburg at 7 Sunday night with visitation beginning at 6 p.m. The funeral Mass for Mr. Gonzalez will be celebrated Monday, also at St. Joseph’s. Internment will follow immediately at the Shakespeare Cemetery in Lordsburg. Pallbearers will be Doro Gutierrez, Reynaldo Gonzales, Pete Gonzalez Jr., Don Leo Gonzales, Dan Gonzales, Don Ross and Ismael Gonzales. Family members selected Curtis-Bright and Lordsburg Funeral home to serve them.

GONZALES: Pedro S. Gonzales, 68, passed away Friday, February 1, at Hillcrest General Hospital. Mr. Gonzales was born in Hillsboro on January 12, 1912 and had been a resident of Grant County for over 40 years. He was employed by Kennecott Copper Corporation for 20 years. He was a lime crusher operator before his retirement in 1962. Mr. Gonzales is survived by his wife, Miguelita Gonzales of Bayard, three daughters, Tomasita Rodriguez of Hurley, Della Rodriguez of Ft. Bayard, Teresa Martinez of El Paso, Texas, four sons, Ismael Gonzales of Bayard, Victor Gonzales of Hurley, Eloy Gonzales of Bayard, Pedro Gonzales, Jr. of Albuquerque, two sisters, Ignacia Aguirre and Mercedes Miranda, both of Truth or Consequences, three brothers, Juan Gonzales of Central, Jose Gonzales of Riverside, California, Carlos Gonzales of Albuquerque, seventeen grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He is also survived by a brother-in-law, Joe Macenez of Bayard and a granddaughter, Corinne Gonzales, who was brought up by him. Rosary recitation was held Monday, Feb. 11, at 7 p.m. at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church. Mass of the Resurrection was held Tuesday morning at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard with the Reverend Father Benito Suen officiating at both services. Interment followed in Hurley Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Claro Gonzales, Pablo Gonzales, Enrique Gonzales, Nick Ortega, Rudolpho Rodriguez and Richard Lopez. Honorary pallbearers were Manuel Huerta, Sr., Cesario Vallejos, Manuel Dean and Jose Arellano. Arrangements by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

GONZALES: Petra S. Gonzales, 99, a lifelong area resident, entered eternal rest Friday at her home in Bayard. She was born Jan. 17, 1896 in Monticello to Jose and Jesusita Nahar Sandoval. She was a homemaker and a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard, the Society of Sacred Heart and the Guadalupanas. She is survived by her sons, Robert Gonzales and his wife, Sara, of Silver City, and Salvador Gonzales of Bayard; two daughters, Mary G. Martinez and her husband, Abram, of Central and Rosa Gonzales of the home; her brother, Donaciano Sandoval of Aragon; 14 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of more than 50 years, Juan R. Gonzales. Calling hours will begin at three this afternoon at Baca's Funeral Chapels, followed by the rosary at seven, also at Baca's with Deacon Alfonso Alvarado reciting. The Mass of resurrection will be celebrated at ten Tuesday morning at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard with the Rev. Paulus Kao officiating. The rite of committal and burial will follow at the Hanover Cemetery. Serving as casket bearers will be Abe Martinez, Tim Martinez, Hector Martinez, Johnny Gonzales, Andy Gonzales and Bobby Gonzales. Honorary bearers are Raul Martinez, Tony Gonzales and Ricky Gonzales. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

GONZALES: Mrs. Prudencia Gonzales, 72, of Silver City died Tuesday night. She was a life long resident of Grant County, having been born at San Lorenzo. Surviving are five sons, Willie Anaya, Pete Anaya, Domingo Fajardo, Tomas Fajardo and Edward Fajardo; three daughters, Mrs. Isabel Martinez, Mrs. Alcadia Delgado, Mrs. Mary Anaya; and a sister, Mrs. Juana Marquez. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Cox Mortuary.

GONZALES: Rachel Renee Gonzales, four year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Adan Villalba, passed away at her residence in Silver City Tuesday following an extended illness. She was a native of Silver City and had lived her all of her life. Survivors other than her parents are two sisters, Sharon and Leticia, both of Silver City, and her maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Vicente Gonzales of Silver City. Funeral Mass was recited at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with interment in the Catholic Cemetery. The Rev. Fr. A. James Milano officiated. Curtis-Bright Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

GONZALES: Romana T. Gonzales, 94, a lifelong resident of Silver City, passed away Sunday at her home. She was born Nov. 18, 1900, to Emiliano and Manuela (Bennudez) Triviso in Silver City. After she roped her cowboy, Frank R. Gonzales, they were married in 1923 in Silver City. Mrs. Gonzales will be remembered as a woman who enjoyed life. She is survived by a daughter, Sally Aragon, and her husband, Maurice, of Silver City; three sons, Willie T.. Gonzales and his wife Consuelo, of Silver City, Frank Gonzales and his wife, Alice, also of Silver City, and Daniel Gonzales and his wife, Elba, of Whittier, CA; a sister, Nora T. Flores of Silver City; brother, Eddie B. Triviso of Silver City; 17 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; 34 godchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank R. Gonzales, in 1989, and by two godchildren. Visitation will begin at 2 this afternoon in the Curtis Bright Funeral Home chapel and will continue until Deacon Bill Holguin recites the rosary at 7 pin. The funeral liturgy will begin at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with the Rev. Rod Nichols celebrating. The rite of committal will follow in the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be her grandchildren. Honorary pallbearers will be Mickey Grado Jr., Manuel Dominguez, Ernesto Triviso, Joe Morales, Rube Vasquez, John Vigil, Jesus Vega, Steve Aguirre, Mario Garcia, Jeff Carrasco, Joe Mendoza, Robert Vasquez and Armando Miranda. Family members selected Curtis-Bright Funeral Home to serve them.

GONZALES Ramon P. Gonzales, 74, a lifelong resident of Bayard, entered life eternal Wednesday at Gila Regional Medical Center. Mr. Gonzales was a retired heavy-equipment operator and an active member of the American Association of Retired Persons, and Veterans of Foreign Wars Silver City/Bayard Post 3347. Mr. Gonzales was born April 16, 1923 to the late Julian and Gabriela (Pacheco) Gonzales in Casas Grandes, Mexico. He was a World War II veteran, serving with the U.S. Army. Mr. Gonzales will be deeply missed by his family and friends. He is survived by his wife, Lilia Gonzales of the home; a daughter, Yolanda De La Torre of Bayard; and three sisters, Margaret Delgado and her husband, Eddie, of Arenas Valley, Macedonia De La Torre and her husband, Sal, of California, and Nellie Saborillo of Santa Clara. He is also survived by two grandchildren, Paul T. De La Torre Jr. of Truth or Consequences and Diane Jean De La Torre of Silver City; and three great-grandchildren, Dustin Paul, Dillon Telles, and Rachel Rae De La Torre. Visitation will be held Friday from 1-2 p.m. at Baca’s Funeral Chapels. The funeral service will follow at, 2 p.m. with David Strain officiating. Committal services and burial will follow at Fort Bayard National Cemetery, where veteran’s honors will be accorded. Serving as casket hearers will be Paul De La Torre Jr., Diane Dc La Torre, Jimmy Garcia and Gary Hasty. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels.

GONZALES: Richard Jerome Gonzales died at his home Dec 31. He was a long time resident of Silver City. He is survived by his wife, Tammy, and two sons Richard and Justin, his mother Olivia smith, and father Geronimo Gonzales, all of Silver City; three sisters, Teresa Lugo of Costa Mesa, CA, Lillian Carl of El Paso, Denise Gonzales of Silver City; grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Manual Diaz also of Silver City. Rosary services were held Jan 2, at 7:30 PM at St Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and funeral services were Jan 3 at 1 pm also at St Vincent de Paul. Burial followed at the Catholic cemetery. Special funeral mass for Gonzales was held Tuesday, Jan 6 at 9:30AM at St Vincent’s with Monsignor A James Milano officiating at all three services. Arrangements were by Wheeler funeral home.

GONZALES: Robert Gonzales, 72, of Silver City entered eternal rest the evening of Friday, May 8. He was born June 2, 1925, In Santa Rita and was a lifetime Grant County resident. Mr. Gonzales was a retired miner and heavy-equipment operator who enjoyed working with wood in his spare time. He was a member of the Teamsters Union. Visitation will begin at 6 this evening at Baca’s Funeral Chapels where the vigil service and rosary will begin at 7. Deacon Johnnie Perez will officiate. The funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday morning at 10 in St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Father Rod Nichols officiating. The committal service and burial will follow in St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Cemetery. Survivors include three sons, Robert A. Gonzales and wife, Dora, of Silver City, Andy A. Gonzales and wife, Pam, of Tucson, Ariz., and Tony A. Gonzales and wife, Cindy, of Silver City; a daughter. Vicky Carrillo and husband Ernie, of Houston: two sisters. Rosa S. Gonzales of Bayard, and Maria G. Martinez and husband, Abran, of Santa Clara; and 10 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sarah A. Gonzales, in December 1996, and a brother, Salvador Gonzales. Casket bearers will he Ernest Carrillo, Sammy Molina, George Acosta, Frank A. Jimenez, David Dehian and Johnny Perez. Honorary bearers are Abran Martinez.. Bobby Medina and Tomas Chavez. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels.

GONZALES: Robert Manuel Gonzales Jr., infant son of Robert M. and Genevieve Madrid Gonzales Sr., died Wednesday, March 16 in Silver City. Robert is also survived by two sisters, Lisa Maria Gonzales and Patricia Irene Gonzales, both of Bayard, paternal grandparents Macedonio and Margaret Gonzales, and maternal grandparents Rumaldo and Nellie Madrid. Funeral and graveside services were held Saturday March 19 at the Silver City Catholic Cemetery with the Rev. Fr. A. James Milano officiating Arrangements by Curtis- Bright Funeral Home.

GONZALES: Robert R. Gonzales, 56, died Saturday morning in Silver City. Mr. Gonzales was born in Santa Rita, NM and had lived in Grant County most of his life. He worked at Kennecott Copper over 30 years and was a communicant of the Catholic Church. Mr. Gonzales is survived by his wife, Rosario Gonzales of Bayard, his parents, Rosalio and Teodora Gonzales of El Paso, TX, one daughter, Mary Lou Gonzales of Silver City, one son, Robert O. Gonzales, Jr. and his wife, Rosemary of Anthony, TX, one grandchild, Javin, also of Anthony, TX, his mother-in-law, Lita Ortiz and brother-in-law, Rudy Ortiz of Silver City, three sisters, Sara Johnson of Show Low, AZ, Rebecca Borunda of San Manuel, AZ, and Virginia Kitchens, Wainsboro, AZ, six brothers, Alfredo Gonzales, Lino Gonzales of El Paso, TX, Lorenzo Gonzales of Tucson, AZ, Juan Gonzales of Rancho Cucamonga, CA, Leo Gonzales of Los Angeles, CA, Benjamin Gonzales of Silver City and several nieces and nephews. Rosary recitation was held Monday and Mass of the resurrection was celebrated Tuesday. Both services were held at St. Francis Newman Center with Father Tomas Perez officiating. Interment followed at the Catholic Cemetery with the Allingham-Golding Post No. 18 conducting military honors. Serving as pallbearers were Robert O. Gonzales, Joe Borunda, Eddie Bustillos, Alfred Paz, Charlie Yniguez and Louis Aguilar. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a contribution to the American Cancer Society may do so. Arrangements were by Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

GONZALES: Rodolfo (Rudy) Alvo Gonzales, 24, passed away Sunday, April 3 at his residence in Silver City. Mr. Gonzalez was a native of San Diego, CA. He was employed at Hillcrest hospital at the time of his death. Mr. Gonza1es is survived by his mother, Mrs. Margarita Gonzales of Silver City, four sisters. Mrs. Natalie Gallegos of Grants, Mrs. Josi Jessop of San Diego, CA, Mrs. Mary Gonzalez of Pomona, CA. and Miss Margarita Gonzales of Silver City and seven brothers, Larry Gonzales of Modesto, CA, Juan Gonzales of San Diego, CA, Ramon Gonzales of Tucson, AZ, Marcos Gonzales of Silver City, Lupe Gonzales, Freddy Gonzales and Euphemio Gonzales, all of Bayard. Rosary services were recited Tuesday. April 5, at the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel with the Funeral Mass being said Wednesday April 6 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Interment followed in the Vanadium cemetery. Mr. Gonzales’ brothers served as pallbearers.

GONZALES: Rosa D. Gonzales, 77, passed away Wednesday, February 15, at Hillcrest Hospital. Mrs. Gonzales was a lifelong resident of Grant County. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Concha Millan of Arenas Valley, Mrs. Teodora Recendez of Los Angeles, CA, five sons, Edward Gonzales, Joe Gonzales, Geronimo Gonzales, all of Silver City, Basilio Gonzales of Hurley, Manuel Gonzales of Arenas Valley, 25 grandchildren and 40 great-grandchildren. Also surviving are three sisters, Mrs. Cecilia Guzman of San Francisco, CA, Mrs. Ramona Vega of Santa Cruz, CA, Mrs. Anita Flores of Sacramento, CA, and a brother, Alex Ortiz of San Lorenzo. Rosary recitation was Friday, February 17, in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel. Funeral Mass was Saturday, February 18, at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Cemetery in Silver City. Serving as casket bearers were Mrs. Gonzales' grandsons, Albert Gonzales, Edward Gonzales, Jr., Joe Gonzales, Jr., Richard Gonzales, David Gonzales and Gilbert Gonzales. Honorary pallbearers were Rudy Gonzales, Robert Millan, Tony Gonzales, Sammy Gonzales, Donald Millan, Ray Garcia and Robert Martinez.

GONZALES: Rosa Garcia Gonzales, 88, of Las Cruces and formerly of Silver City entered eternal life Tuesday, March 9, at Casa De Oro Senior Care Center. She was born Nov. 7, 1910, in Silver City to Julian and Paula Calles Garcia. Mrs. Gonzales was a homemaker and a member of the Catholic Church. Survivors include her loving husband, Genaro V. Gonzales of Las Cruces; two sons, Conrad Gonzales and his wife, Ysidra, of Las Cruces, and Ruben Gonzales and his wife, Esperanza, of Silver City; one daughter, Zenaida Ortega of La Habra, CA; two brothers, Julian Garcia and Henry Soto, both of Silver City; and one sister, Sadie Garcia of Safford, AZ. Other survivors include 11 grandchildren, 38 great- grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters, Manuela Dominguez, Katie Marquez and Janie Rodriguez; and one great grandson, Daniel Gonzales. Calling hours for Mrs. Gonzales will be held Friday beginning at 5 p.m. in Baca's Funeral Chapels in Silver City, where the prayer vigil will begin at 7. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Saturday at 10 a.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with the Rev. Roderick Nichols officiating. The rite of committal and interment will follow in St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Cemetery, where she will be laid to rest. Serving as casket bearers will be Alex and Joe Gonzales, Antonio Ogas, Antonio Jacquez, and Albert and David Ogas. Honorary bearer will be Henry Soto. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels of Las Cruces.

GONZALES: Rosie Gonzales, 77, a resident of Sunshine Haven Nursing Home in Lordsburg, entered life eternal Sunday at Gila Regional Medical Center in Silver City. She was born Aug. 30, 1915, in Safford, Ariz. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church in Lordsburg. Calling hours will be from 4 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church with the prayer vigil at 7. The funeral liturgy will be recited at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church with the Rev. Sam Garcia as officiant. Interment will follow at Shakespeare Cemetery, where she will be laid to rest. Survivors include four sons, Ed Bazaure of National City, CA, William Gonzales of Santa Fe Springs, CA, and Luciano Gonzales and Fred Gonzales, both of Lordsburg; a daughter, Ester Lara of Oxnard, CA; 29 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Casket bearers will be Ed Bazaure, William Gonzales, Pete Gonzales, Sammy Gonzales, Alexander T. Gonzales and Felix Jimenez. Honorary bearers will be her remaining grandsons. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

GONZALEZ: Ruben E. Gonzalez, 75, a resident of Bayard, passed away Sun- day, July 18, at his home. Mr. Gonzalez was born Nov. 2, 1923, in Hurley, to Lazaro and Guadalupe (Estrada) Gonzalez. He retired as a security guard at Kennecott Copper Corp. and was artist in residence at Western New Mexico University since 1985. He was known as a man who loved God, family, friends and his community. All who knew him would receive a smile, a handshake or a pat on the back. Mr. Gonzalez served his country during World War II in the U.S. Navy. He served in various parts of the Far East aboard ship and was highly decorated. Calling hours will be from 6-7 this evening at Baca's Funeral Chapels with the prayer vigil beginning at 7pm. The Santa Clara Funeral Ministry will lead the recitation of the holy rosary. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Thursday at 10 a.m. at the Santa Clara Catholic Church with Father Michael Lindsay officiating. The rite of committal and burial will follow at Fort Bayard National Cemetery with veterans honors accorded by local veterans groups. Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Gonzalez of Bayard, and a daughter, Mary Ellen Gonzalez of Albuquerque. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Isela Jimenez. Casket bearers will be Danny, Michael, Ruben, Robert and Victor Martinez and Fred Barraza. Honorary bearers are all of his many, many friends. In lieu of flowers, donations may be directed to the Gila Regional Medical Center Hospice Program. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

GONZALES: Salvado Gonzales, 55, a resident o Bayard, passed away Friday at Memorial Medical Center in Las Cruces. He was born Oct. 8, 1940, in Aragon, to Juan and Petra Gonzales. He is survived by his wife, Alicia, of Las Vegas, NV; two sons, Gilbert Candelaria and his wife, ---. and Ronnie Candelaria, all of Las Vegas; two daughters, Leticia Arreola and her husband, Leonardo, of Albuquerque, and Sonia Gonzales and her husband, Gavino, of Las Vegas; three brothers, Robert Gonzales and his wife, Sara, of Silver City, Luis Sandoval and his wife, Rebecca, of California, and David Sandoval and his wife, Lorraine, of Aragon; eight sisters, Maria Martinez and her husband, Abram, of Santa Clara, Rosa Gonzales of Bayard, Evangelina Jaramillo, Mr. Gonzales twin, and her husband, Gilbert, of Grants, Angelica Sandoval of Albuquerque, Libby Walker of Springerville, AZ, Magdalena Baca and her husband, Leandro, of Safford, AZ, Alicia Sandoval and her husband, Ricky, of Aragon, and Marina Romero and her husband, Junior, of Reserve; and seven grandchildren. Visiting hours are from 5-7 p.m. today at Baca's Funeral Chapels with the prayer vigil at 7. Deacon Alfonso Alvarado will recite the rosary. Mass of the Christian burial will be celebrated Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard with Arthur Young officiating. Burial will follow at Hanover Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Johnny Gonzales, Ronnie Candelaria, Gilbert Candelaria, Bobby Gonzales Jr., David Sandoval and Abe Martinez Jr. Honorary bearers are Benito Gonzales and Sammy Gonzales, Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

GONZALES: Samuel C. Gonzales, 29, who was born and reared in Santa Rita, was killed last week in an automobile accident at Brady Hot Springs, NV, where he had resided for the past four years. Rosary services were held Monday evening at the Santa Rita Catholic Church, followed by mass Tuesday morning. Interment was in the Hanover cemetery. Cox Mortuary had charge of funeral arrangements and burial. Survivors are the mother, Mrs. Concepcion Perez of Deming arid three daughters, Rosenda, Josephine and Corina, who live with their grandmother; two sisters, Mrs. Mike Ojinaga, Santa Rita and Eugenia Perez, Deming, and two brothers, Saul Gonzales, Santa Rita and Gumercindo Perez, Deming.

GONZALES: Samuel T. Gonzales, died Monday, Nov. 28 in Ontario, CA at the age of 55. He was born in Silver City July 13, 1928 and had served 18 years in the U.S. Marine Corp. He was a member of the Roman Catholic Church. Survivors include his mother and father, Mr. and Mrs. Frank R Gonzalez Sr. of Silver City; one sister, Mrs. Sail Aragon of Silver City; three brothers, Willie Gonzalez and Frank Gonzales Jr. of Silver City, and Danny Gonzales of Whittier, Calif. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews. Rosary was at 8 p.m. Dec. 7 at Curtis-Bright Funeral Home Chapel. Mon. James Milano Conducted graveside services at the Catholic cemetery Dec 8 with full military honors provided by Arlington-Golding Post 18. Serving is pallbearers were Danny Abeyta, Mick Aragon Manuel Come, Ray Gonzales, Mickey Grado Sr. and Raul Turrieta. Honorary pallbearers were Genaro Marin, Joe Medran Sr., Paulie Ogas, Eddie Triviso, Eddie V. Triviso and Rick Triviso. Arrangements are by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

GONZALES: Sarah Alvarado Gonzales, 55, a life time area resident, passed away Saturday at her home in Silver City. Visitation will be held this afternoon beginning at 3 at Baca's Funeral Chapels. The prayer vigil will be held there this evening at 7, led by Deacon Johnnie Perez. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Tuesday morning at 10at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and the rite of committal and interment will follow at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Cemetery with the Rev. Roderick Garvey, pastor, officiating. She was born Oct. 23, 1931, in Santa Rita to Anastacio Alvarado and Luz Hernandez. She was a communicant of' the Catholic Church and was a homemaker. On Dec. 27, 1949, she married Robert Gonzales in Santa Rita. Survivors include her husband, Robert S. Gonzales of the home; three sons, Robert A. Gonzales and his wife, Dora, and Tony Gonzales and his wife, Cindy, of Silver City, and Andy Gonzales and his wife, Pam, of Tucson, Ariz.; a daughter, Vicky Carrillo, and her husband, Ernie, of Houston; four brothers, Merejildo Quiroz and his wife, Flora, of Deming. and Pedro Hernandez and his wife, Lupe, Alfredo Hernandez and his wile, Sylvia, and Pablo Alvarado and his wife, Martina, all of Silver City; three sisters, Maria Maldonado, and Juana Fajardo and her husband, Lab, of Silver City, and Gloria Hernandez of Tucson; and 10 grandchildren. Serving as pallbearers will be Daniel Carrub, Bobby, Rudy, Aaron, Andrew and Anthony `Bo" Gonzales, and Mariano Estrada. Honorary bearers are Jose Rodriguez, Gabriel Hernandez, and Johnny and Sam Perez. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels

GONZALES: Sevillano Gonzales, 67, died Saturday, Aug. 2, in Hillcrest General Hospital. Mr. Gonzales was born in San Miguel, New Mexico, and lived in San Lorenzo before his death, where he was a member of the San Lorenzo Catholic Church. He is survived by his wife, Elvira Gonzales of San Lorenzo, five daughters, Lucia Gillan, Frances Olson, Veronica Gonzales, Sylvia Gonzales, and Cristina Gonzales, all of Sacramento, California, three sons, Beatriz Gonzales, of Los Angeles, Steven Gonzales of Vallejo, CA, Rigoberto Gonzales of San Lorenzo, his mother, Rita Gonzales of Albuquerque, four step-sons, Jesus Arroyos and Umberto Orroyos, both of Chihuahua, Mexico, Jaime Arroyos and Victor Arroyos, both of Albuquerque, four sisters. Emilia Vigil of San Lorenzo, Felis Gonzales of Las Vegas, Margarita Gonzales of Albuquerque, Martina Smith of Sacramento, four brothers, Matias Gonzales, Alfredo Gonzales, Tomas Gonzales, Johnnie Gonzales, all of Albuquerque, twenty-two grandchildren, one great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Rosary Recitation was said Tuesday evening in the Curtis-Bright Chapel. Mass of the Resurrection was held Wednesday morning in the San Lorenzo Catholic Church, the Reverend Father Esteban Lopez officiating at both services. Burial followed in the San Lorenzo Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Johnnie Gonzales, Don Gonzales, Robert Bueno, John Olson, Terry Glains and Jimmy Arroyos.

GONZALES: Steve A. Gonzales, 44, lifelong resident of Silver City, was a member of the St, Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and United Food and Commercial Workers Union Region 8, and was market manager for Safeway. Rosary service will be at 7 p.m. Friday and Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, both in the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with the Rev. Richard Lynch officiating. Interment will follow in the Silver City Catholic Cemetery. Survivors include his wife, Julia Gonzales; two sons, Steve Gonzales Jr. and Adam Gonzales; a daughter, Annette Gonzales; his mother, Emma A. Gonzales; two brothers, Domingo A. Gonzales, all of Silver City; a granddaughter, Nicole Montoya; and many nieces and nephews. Casket bearers will be Freddy Borunda, Joe Borunda, Benny Montes, Gilbert Arizaga, Larry Montes and Al Frescas. Honorary Bearers will be Ray Montoya Jr., Michael Gonzales, Eric Gonzales, Freddy Borunda Jr., Ronnie Borunda, Gilbert Garcia, Edward Sedillos, Jessie Montes Sr., Santos Borunda, Tommy Sedillos, Pete Torres, Ray Montes, Tommy Montes, Lukie Madrid and all close friends. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Homes.

GONZALES: Steve O. Gonzales, 70, passed away at his residence Saturday night after a short illness. He was a lifelong resident of Silver City and was a communicant of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. He is survived by his wife, Nellie; a grandson, Steven G. Moore, and his wife, Ruth Ann of Edmond, Okla.; his son-in-law, John Moore of Dallas, Texas; three sisters, Veronica G. Hill, and her husband, Lupe, Reyna G. Mora, and her husband, Joe, and Connie G. Vallejos, all of Silver City; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Amelia G. Moore, in 1973, and his parents, Jesus Gonzales, in 1952, and Matea O. Gonzales, in 1975. Mr. Gonzales worked for many years for the late E.W. Ward at the Silco and El Sol theaters. He also worked for many years at the Sav-On and Howell drug stores, at the Monterrey Hotel, and at Jamie's Package store until his retirement in 1982. Serving as active pallbearers will be John Mora, Victor Ornelas, Adolfo Giron, Edward Holguin, Louis Mitchell and Steve Aguirre. Honorary pallbearers will be Max Villalobos, Mervin Israel, Mitchell Garcia, Andy Gutierrez, Arthur Therrien, Claude Brock, Thomas Gutierrez and Richard G. Hill. Rosary recitation will be held at 8 tonight at the Curtis-Bright Chapel with Deacon Bill Holguin officiating. Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church at 10 a.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Bernard Bissonnette will officiate at the Mass. Burial will follow at the Catholic Cemetery. Arrangements are with Curtis-Bright Funeral Home of Silver City.

GONZALES: Tomasa Moreno Gonzales, 88, a lifelong Silver City resident, entered eternal life Saturday at Horizon Southwest Nursing Home. Visitation will be held Tuesday afternoon from 3-5 at, Baca’s Funeral Chapels an4~ the prayer vigil will be held that evening at 7:30 at Santa Clara Catholic Church. Mass of the resurrection will he celebrated there Wednesday morning at 10 with the Rev. Mike Lindsay officiating. Interment will follow at the Santa Clara Cemetery. She was born Sept. 18, 1908, in Chihuahua, Mexico, to Petra Castro Moreno. She worked as a housekeeper and was a member of Santa Clara Catholic Church. Survivors include a daughter, Beatrice Gallardo, and her husband, David, of Santa Clara; a sister, Jesusita Benavidez of Deming; two grandchildren, Ronnie Gallardo of West Hollywood, Calif., and Janet Maynes and her husband, Anthony, of Arenas Valley; and a great-granddaughter, Desiree Maynes. She was preceded in death by her husband, Juan C. Gonzales, in 1953, and a grandson, David Gallardo Jr., in 1985. Pallbearers will be Willie Andazola, Tommy and Eddie Huerta. Ray Teran, Anthony Maynes, Ramon and Lencho Marquez, and Gilbert Jimenez. Honorary pallbearers will be Fred Vigil, Tony Luna, and -----------

GONZALES: Tomasa Rios (Mary) Gonzales of Hurley died Sunday evening in an auto accident near Deming. Services are pending at Wheeler Funeral Home in Silver City.

GONZALES: Tomasa S. Gonzales, 65, a Deming resident, died Saturday afternoon in the Mimbres Memorial Hospital. Visitation will begin Tuesday at noon in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels and the rosary service will be there that evening at 7. Mass will be Wednesday morning at ten in St. Ann's Catholic Church in Deming with Rev. Emilio Larlar officiating and interment will follow in the Mountain View Cemetery. She was born Dec. 21, 1922, in Faywood and was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church and the League of the Sacred Heart. Survivors include four sons, Lorenzo S. Gonzales of Las Cruces, Robert S. Gonzales of Deming, Rudy S. Gonzales of Silver City and Lorenzo T. Gonzales of Tucson, AZ; four daughters, Stella G. Madrid of Las Cruces, and Carmen G. Regalado, Terry Dominguez and Joann Grado, all of Deming; a brother, Alberto Saiz of Silver City; three sisters, Donicia Montes of Silver City, Lala Vigil of Deming and Simone Lechuga of Hurley; 15 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Baca's Funeral Chapels is in charge of arrangements.

GONZALES, VALDESPINO, WHEAT: Misty Gonzales, Tennille Valdespino and Shawn Wheat died as a result of an automobile accident on U.S. 180 at Riverside two miles from Cliff on Thursday morning. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 10 in the morning at the Cliff High School gymnasium. Officiating will be the Rev. Weldon Coker, pastor of the Glad Tidings Assembly of God Church in Silver City, and the Rev. David Goble, pastor of Trinity Presbyterian church in Cliff. Concluding services will follow at the Cliff-Gila Catholic Cemetery

GONZALES: Veronica M. Gonzales, six months old, died Friday, Aug. 12 in Hillcrest General Hospital. She is survived by her father, Jose J. Gonzales, of Hurley; her mother, Selma M. Gonzales of Tucson; one sister, Jennifer Gonzales of Tucson; three brothers, Jesse, Hector and Angel Gonzales, also of Tucson; grandparents Monico and Virginia Molinar of Central and Luis and Guadalupe Nunez Gonzalez of El ----Jal, Mexico. Rosary recitation was Monday, Aug. 15 at the Wheeler Funeral Home Chapel and mass of the resurrection was celebrated Tuesday, Aug 16 at the Santa Clara Catholic Church with the Rev. Pau1 Ragazinskas officiating. Interment followed at the Central cemetery. Arrangements by Wheeler Funeral Home.

GONZALES: Vincente Herrera “Runnie’ Gonzales, 56, a resident of Silver City, entered into eternal rest Tuesday at Memorial Medical Center in Las Cruces. He was born July 4, 1941, in Silver City to Vicente and Augustina Herrera Gonzales. He was a miner and a communicant at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Calling hours will be from 4-7 p.m. today at Baca’s Funeral Chapels with the prayer vigil at 7. Deacon Johnnie Perez will recite the rosary. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Friday at 10 a.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Father Rod Nichols officiating. The rite of committal and burial will follow at the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Cemetery. Survivors include his father, Vicente Gonzales Sr. of Silver City; a son, Ronnie Gonzales of Hurley, a stepson, Richard Marquez, and his wife, Jessica, of Silver City: a daughter, Debbie Dominguez of Phoenix; two sisters, Lucy Villalba and her husband. Adan, of Silver City, and Frances Iturralde and her husband, Miguel, of Silver City: six grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Casket hearers will he Adan Villalba, Miguel Iturralde, Ignacio Gonzales Jr., Richard Marquez and Jim Cooper. Honorary hearers will be Michael Iturralde and David Madrid. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels.

GONZALES: Vicente Madrid “Cherry Wine” Gonzales, 85, of Silver City passed away Friday, Sept. 18, at Gila Regional Medical Center. The family will receive friends from 3-5 p.m. Wednesday at Bright Funeral Home. The rosary will be recited Wednesday at 7 pm. by Deacon Johnny Perez, also at Bright Funeral Home. The funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday at 10 a.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Father Rod Nichols officiating. Interment will be in the St. Vincent Catholic Cemetery. Mr. Gonzales was born Sept. 13, 1913, in Deming, the son of Ignacio Gonzales and Luz Madrid Gonzales. He was married to Augustina Borrego, who preceded him in death in 1975. Mr. Gonzales is survived by two daughters, Frances G. Iturralde and her husband, Miguel, of Silver City, and Lucy Villalba and her husband, Jose, of Silver City; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Mr. Gonzales was preceded in death by his parents; wife, one son, Vicente Gonzales Jr., in November 1997; and two grandchildren, Andrea and Michael. Pallbearers for Mr. Gonzales service will be; Junior Gonzales, Chino Rivera, Robert Ortega, Ruben Villalba Jr., Rafael Moser and Frank Jimenez. Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

GOODBRAKE: Graveside services for Victoria Fuller Goodbrake, 92, of Deming will be at 1 p.m. at Fort Bliss National Cemetery in El Paso. Goodbrake died Wednesday at Willow Manor. Survivors include sons William Edward Goodbrake of Deming, Harold Albert Goodbrake of El Paso; brother, Dick Fuller of Lincoln, Neb.; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

GOODE: Death, Saturday, Feb 8th in Silver City General hospital claimed Charles A: Goode, 83, San Lorenzo, where he had resided for 20 years. Mr. Goode came to Grant county from Oklahoma, where for many years he was engaged in ranching and livestock raising. He retired some years ago as a rancher. His wife preceded him in death three months ago. Born in Red River County, Texas, Mr. Goode as a young man went to Oklahoma, where his family was reared. Surviving are two sons, Calvert and Clarence Goode, Huntington Beach, CA; two daughters, Mrs. Harry Price Venice CA; Mrs. Lillie Gallagher, Los Angeles; and two grandsons, Lucien and Hugh Gallagher. The deceased was the stepfather –in- law of Mrs. Bruce Leake Sr. Funeral services were held Tuesday at the Hinman Mortuary, The Rev Dennis B of the Methodist church officiating. Burial was in the Masonic cemetery.

GOODE: Death the past week at the family home at San Lorenzo, claimed Mrs. C. A. Goode; a pioneer resident of the Mimbres River section of Grant County, where she had lived for 48 years. Mrs. Goode came to New Mexico in 1890, locating at Deming. She was married to Hugh A. Teel there,in 1891 and thereafter moved to the Mimbres on a ranch. Mr. Teel also had mining interests in the Black Range. In 1934 She married C.A. Goode, who survives her, together with three daughters, Mrs. D. B. Bailey, Anaheim, California; Mrs. Harvey Smedley, Plainfield, New Jersey, and Mrs. Bruce Leaks, San Lorenzo; and a son, Hugh Teel, San Lorenzo. Funeral services were held at the Mahoney Mortuary Chapel at Deming, the Rev. Bryan Hall, Methodist pastor officiating. Burial was in Mountain View cemetery.

GOODE: Thomas Charles Goode, 54, passed away at Gila Regional Medical Center Friday, Jan. 18 He is survived by his wife Marjorie A Goode of Hanover; three daughters, Fay Noble of Organ, Linda Goode of Hanover, Alice Fenstermacher of Roswell; and three grandchildren He was a member of the Central Baptist Church. Visitation was held today from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. at Curtis-Bright Funeral Home, Visitation will also be held from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Wednesday. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Fort Bayard National Cemetery. The Rev. Michael West of Cavalry Baptist Church will officiate. Pallbearers are Dale Noble, Jerry Morrison

GOODING: Mary Mae Gooding, 85, of Animas passed away Sunday at her residence. Graveside funeral services were to be conducted today in the Apache Cemetery in Apache, AZ. Mrs. Gooding was born April 22, 1912, in Douglas, AZ, the daughter of William Franklin Peace and Maude Mae Noland Peace. She was married to Robert Gooding in 1942. Mrs. Gooding is survived by two sons, Clinton Gooding and Noland Gooding, both of Farmington, and one grandson. Mrs. Gooding was preceded in death by her parents, husband and one son. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She lived in New Mexico, Arizona and Gramby, MO. While living in Missouri, she was a dairy farmer. She also did volunteer work in the community. Lordsburg Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

GOODMAN: Alma Nadine Goodman, 59, of Lordsburg died Monday at Gila Regional Medical Center. Visitation will be held Friday from 5-7 p.m. at the Lordsburg Funeral Home chapel. Funeral services will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Lordsburg Funeral Home chapel with interment in Mountain View Cemetery in Lordsburg. Family members selected Curtis-Bright/Lordsburg Funeral Homes to serve them.

GOODMAN: Charles Goodman, 87, of Silver City passed away today in Silver City Care Center. Services are pending with Bright Funeral Home.

GOODMAN: Lloyd C. Goodman, 88, a former Deming resident, died Sunday at Gila Regional Medical Center in Silver City. Visitation will be held Friday from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Baca's Funeral Chapels in Silver City. A graveside funeral service will be held Friday afternoon at 2 at Fort Bayard National Cemetery with Pastor Edward J. Richmeyer of the Redeemer Lutheran Church officiating. Concluding services will be conducted by Allingham-Golding Post No. 18 of the American Legion. He was born June 6, 1905, in Oil City, PA. He retired as a warrant officer from the U.S. Marine Corps after 30 years of service. Mr. Goodman was a Deming resident for 15 years having previously lived on Lady Lake, FL. He is survived by his wife, Lucy Goodman of Deming; a stepdaughter, Shirley Huhn of San Diego; five grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels of Deming.

GOODMAN: Mr. and Mrs. Cus Dean were called to Baytown, Texas, the past week by the death of Dean’s sister, Mrs. R. C. Goodman, 66, who died January 28. Mrs. Goodman is survived by her husband and son John Coy Goodman, and two grandchildren, one sister, Mrs. Bus Everett and three brothers; John, Ike and Gus Dean. She was buried in Milford, Texas. Mr. and Mrs. Dean returned home this week.

GOODMAN: Funeral services for William E Goodman, 58, found dead, in his room at Bayard Saturday night, are pending at the Cox Mortuary; awaiting the arrival of two sisters from Springfield, IL, enroute to Silver City. Another sister surviving is Mrs. Gertrude Shreve, Bayard. Mr. Goodman had lived in Grant county for many years and was employed by the Grant County Salvage Co. He had been in apparently good health and his death was attributed to natural causes, according to a verdict by a coroner’s jury summoned by Justice of the Peace ---- acting as coroner.

GOODMAN: Funeral services were held at the Cox mortuary Chapel Saturday afternoon for William E. Goodman resident of Bayard who died May 3 Services were conducted by J. W. Bartlett of the Christian science society. Internment was in Silver City cemetery. Attending the rites were three sisters Mrs. Gertrude Shrives, of Bayard, Mrs. Nellie Robbins and Mrs. Francis Williams, Springfield, IL; and a brother Louis W. Goodman, Springfield. Also surviving are two other brothers, Herbert L. Goodman and William J. Hibbs. Pallbearers were frank Gelderman, Frank Carmilla, Edward Wambrodt, Frank Wilson, and Thomas Foy Sr.

GOODNER: Janice Karyl Goodner, 59, of Duncan, Ariz., died Friday, Jan, 29, in Tucson Ariz., from breast cancer and liver cancer. She was born in Wheeler, Texas, Later, the family moved to Bayard, where she graduated from cobre high school. She attended New Mexico State University and then worked for Kennecott Copper Corp., in Hurley. She married Ivan Goodner in 1960 and they moved in 1970 to Duncan, where she resided until her death. She was employed by Community First Bank in Duncan. She was very active in the Greenlee County, 4-H and FFA livestock program, Greenlee County Horse races and The New Model Canal. Survivors include her husband, Ivan Goodner;: mother Grace Houston of Hurley; mother-in-law, Ruth Johnson of Duncan; daughters and sons-in-law, Terri-Anne: and Kevin Kay of Show Low, Ariz:, Karia Kay and Stant Ellis of Duncan, and Sandra Lu and Chuck French of Duncan; her grandchildren, Jennifer Kay, Samantha Ellis, Shelby Kay, Tyler Ellis, Lane Jay, Jaycee French, Rhett Ellis, Madison French, Tyson French and Kelsey French; and her sisters, and brothers-in-law, Vicky and George Zumwalt of Phoenix; Susan 'and Luther, Schear of Peralta NM, and Verona and Jack Lloyd of Tucson; She was preceded in death by her father, Dwight 0. Houston. Donations can be sent to a memorial fund scholarship fund set up in her name to the Greenlee County 4-H and FFA in care- of Community First Bank in Duncan, or to the American Cancer Society. Services will be held Wednesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Stake Center in Duncan, with inter----

GOODNER: Peggy Lou Goodner, 36, a resident of Silver City, entered life eternal Monday. She was born Dec. 19, 1954. She was a member of the Episcopal Church, and was a bookkeeper. Memorial services will be held Thursday afternoon at 2 in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels with the Rev. Thomas Means officiating. Survivors include her father, Archie Moore of Tyrone; a son, Justin Moore of Tucson, Ariz.; two daughters, Johnnie Ann Goodner and Sara Goodner, both of Albuquerque; and two sisters, Alyson Miller of Tucson and Betsy Lee Moore of Redding, Calif. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

GOODSON: Mrs. Helen A. Goodson, Hurley, a resident of Grant county for 31 years, passed away last Friday. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. R: J. Bates, Hurley and Mrs. N. L. Stacey; a son, Keith Fuller and two brothers, L. H. Fuller and H. E. Ragsdale; also three grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Funeral services were held Monday at 2 p.m. at Cox Mortuary chapel, conducted by the Rev. Arthur Bomers, pastor of the Hurley Community church,. Interment was in the Silver City cemetery.

GOODSPEED: Everett Goodspeed, whose brother Vernon Goodspeed resides in Bayard, died June 19, in a Morenci hospital. Mr. Goodspeed was born April 27, 1900 in Safford Arizona. He spent his boyhood in the Safford and Duncan areas. Before his retirement he was a wholesale distributor for the Standard Oil Company of Ca. He was a Past Master of the Clifton Masonic Lodge NO 8 F&AM, a member of the Greenlee Country Club a member of the Clifton Morenci Rotary Club and a member of the Coronado Trail Riders. He survived by his wife Gladys, one son, Raymond E. Goodspeed of Huntington Beach, Calif., One daughter, Mrs. Ida Mae Smith of Clifton; two brothers., Vernon of Bayard and Steve Goodspeed of Monterey Park, Calif. Funeral services were held June 21 at the Shepherd of the Hills Presbyterian Church, with the Reverend Robert Baxter officiating. Graveside services were conducted by the Clifton Elks Lodge No. 1174.

GOODSPEED: V.R. Goodspeed, 64, of Bayard, died Thursday morning at Providence Memorial Hospital in El Paso, Tex., following a lengthy illness. Mr. Goodspeed had lived most of his life in Duncan, Ariz., and was the owner and operator of the Bayard Package Store from 1955 until 1968. Survivors of the deceased include his widow, Mrs. Zena Goodspeed of Bayard; his stepdaughter, Mrs. Vivian Patten of Bayard; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; a brother, Steve Goodspeed of Monterey Park, Calif.; two nieces and one nephew. Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. in the chapel of the Curtis Mortuary with the Rev. Billy foster of the Bayard Baptist Church officiating. Interment was in Memory Lane Cemetery. Pallbearers were Murray Ryan, Ray Deese, Joe Sifuentes, Sylvester Macias, Sam Steppe and Lee Billingsly.

GOODSPEED: Zena Goodspeed, 86, of Bayard, died Wednesday Nov. 9 in Fort Bayard Medical Center. She was born Oct. 9, 1886 in Texas, the daughter of Ace and Josephine Peiry, and was a resident of Bayard for 33 years. Mrs. Goodspeed is survived by one daughter, Vivian Patten of Silver City; two grandchildren; four great grandchildren ; four sisters; Alma Carlon of Lordsburg, Idna O’Brien of Central, Madelyn Hicks of Globe, AZ, and Josie Parson of Lordsburg. Services were Nov. 12 in the Curtis-Bright Funeral home chapel under the direction of Rev. David Saucier of the First Methodist Church of Silver City. Burial followed in Memory Lane cemetery. Pallbearers were L. A. Patten, Dr. Jim Patten, Ron Darnell, Brad Darnell, Manny Arrey and Ernie Speiza.. Arrangements by the Curtis-Bright.

GOODWIN: Hosea R Goodwin, 84, died Tuesday in Carlsbad. He was born August 4, 1901 in Driftwood, AR and retired from the Game & Fish dept in 1954 after 15 years of service. He also had 15 years service with the Forest Service. He moved to Carlsbad seven years ago and lived in Columbus 10 years prior to that. He was a member of the Silver city Masonic Lodge # 8 for over 60 years and was a former member of the Silver City Elks Lodge for 50 years. Survivors include one son, John Goodwin of Carlsbad, one brother Zalmer Goodwin of Lynn, AR.; two granddaughters, Linda Perkins and Karrie Goodwin both of Carlsbad; and one great-grandchild. Masonic graveside services will be held Thursday at 2pm at Sunset Gardens Memorial Park in Carlsbad. Denton Funeral home is in charge.

GOODWIN: Frank L. Goodwin, 88, passed away Wednesday at University Terrace Good Samaritan Village in Las Cruces. Mr. Goodwin was born May 23, 1909, in Malvern, AR, the son of Anna Parnell and Charles Goodwin. He graduated from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, where he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. After graduation he migrated to New Mexico, where he was in business in Tatum, Santa Fe and Hobbs. He was a longtime member of Montezuma Lodge No. 1, Ancient Free and Accepted Masons of Santa Fe. Mr. Goodwin is survived by his wife, Ruth Goodwin formerly of Dallas, and two nephews, Cecil Goodwin of Midland, Texas, and Thomas Goodwin of Tatum. Private graveside services will be held in Hobbs on Monday. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in his name to University Terrace Good Samaritan, Las Cruces. Bright Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

GOODWIN: Marian W. Goodwin, 83, died Oct. 30, in Silver City. Mrs. Goodwin was born in southern Maine, a descendent of the Joseph Storers, one of the founding families of the original thirteen colonies. While in Silver City, Mrs. Goodwin was a member of the Senior Citizens. She is survived by her son, Richard F. Goodwin of Silver City, four grandchildren, including locally, William L. Goodwin, and a great-grandson. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Nov. 8, at the Harvey Johnson Funeral Home in North Berwick, Maine, with the Priscilla Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star, of which Mrs. Goodwin was a life member, officiating. Local arrangements by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

GOODWIN: Nena Mae Goodwin, 93, passed away today at Fort Bayard Medical Center. She was born Dec. 8, 1901, to Charles and Emma (Hill) Miller in Kaufman, Texas. Her career was working on an aircraft assembly line. She was a resident of Gila for six years and was a member of the Gila Valley Seniors. She is survived by a son, Tommy C. Goodwin of Berkeley, CA; a sister, Irene Henson of Yucca Valley, CA; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Tom Goodwin, in 1926, and her daughter, Nena Garst, in 1985. A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Gila Cemetery in Gila. Family members selected Curtis-Bright Funeral Home to serve them.

GOODYEAR: Clarence S. Goodyear, 95, a resident of Deming, passed away April 15 at the burn center in Albuquerque. Mr. Goodyear was born March 6, 1884, in Plymouth, Ind., to Col. George and Delphine Yazel Goodyear. He came to New Mexico in 1911 and farmed and ranched at Gladstone for 41 years. He then moved to Roswell in 1952, worked for the city for 18 years and retired in 1967. He moved to Deming in 1973. He married Janice Parcles on July 5, 1919, in Albuquerque. She preceded him in death in 1969. He was also preceded in death by his many brothers and sisters, one infant son, Alazona, and one infant daughter, Appalina. Survivors include three sons, Harold Goodyear of Deming, Clarence Goodyear Jr. of Hawthorne, Nev., and Lawrence Goodyear of Roswell; and three daughters, Juanita McCook of Clayton, Geneva Billingsley of Rogue River, Ore., and Pearlene Crenshaw of Ruidoso Downs. He is also survived by 27 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and 17 great-great grandchildren. In the Grant County area, the survivors are his grandson, Dewey L. Goodyear of Arenas Valley; his great-grandchildren, Harold Goodyear of Hurley, Erma S. Goodyear of Silver City and Charles Goodyear of Arenas Valley; and his great-great-granddaughter, Nikita Dawn Goodyear of Hurley. Graveside services were in South Park Cemetery in Roswell with Pastor Danny Sons of Midway Assembly of God Church officiating. Pallbearers were Mr. Goodyear's grandsons. Interment was next to his beloved wife, Janice. Arrangements were by LaGrone Funeral Chapel.

GOODYEAR: Friends have received word of the death of Miss Genevive Goodyear in Pine Bluff, AR, on May 16. Her death was the result of a heart attack. She was the daughter of the late Major and Mrs. Russell Goodyear, for many years residents of Grant County. At the age of five years, Genevive was stricken with a severe cue of polio, leaving her to spend the rest of her life in a wheel chair. She received a general education from her parents and was a great lover of nature, good music and literature. Her busy hands and cheerful disposition were always an inspiration to those with whom she came in contact. Survivors are her mother Mrs. Rose Goodyear, a brother Howard Goodyear, a niece and two nephews, all of Pine Bluff.

GORDON: Clarence Leslie Gordon Sr., 79, of Silver City, passed away Wednesday in El Paso, Texas. Services will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at Bright Funeral Home with Bishop Thomas Shelley officiating. Interment will be in the Memory Lane Cemetery, with military graveside rites. Mr. Gordon was born Nov. 6, 1917 in Silver City, the son of Leslie Albert Gordon and Hattie Anderson Gordon. He is survived by a daughter, Gwen Dinwiddie of Silver City; a son, Clarence Leslie Gordon Jr. of Fort Worth, Texas; and five grandchildren, Dana Myers and husband Bill, of Denver, Richard O. Dinwiddie of Silver City, Billy Gordon and wife, Christine, of Silver City, Trina Hartshorne and husband Mark, of Las Cruces, and Lana Gutierrez and husband, Tim, of Buckhorn. Mr. Gordon was also blessed with 10 great-grandchildren. He was married to Olivia Ruth Aker, who preceded him in death in April 19~5. Mr. Gordon was a lifelong resident of the Silver City area. He owned and operated a trucking and wrecking business. He served in World War II in the U.S. Army. He was in the Bataan Death March and also served in the Northern France, Rhineland and Central European Theater. He was a proud American soldier and prisoner of war. He received the Purple Heart and numerous decorations and citations, including the European-African Middle Eastern Theater Service Ribbon with three bronze battle stars, a good conduct medal, and one overseas service bar. Mr. Gordon’s family and many friends will cherish their loving memories of him. Service arrangements are with Bright Funeral Home.

GORDON: Mrs. Hattie Anderson Gordon, 82, a resident of Grant County for57 years, died Sunday at a local test home. A native of Norway, she came to America with her family in 1886. She was the widow of Leslie A. Gordon, who preceded her in death In 1963.Survivors include a son, Clarence Gordon, Hermosa Beach, Calif.; two grandchildren, Mrs. Richard B. Dinwiddie, Silver City and Clarence L. Gordon, Jr., Tacoma, WA. Funeral services were pending at the Curtis Mortuary at press time.

GORDON: Horace Gordon, a well known old-timer of Grant County, died at his home in Lordsburg on March 19. . He was 83 years old. He had many interesting stories to tell, when he worked for the L.C.’s, the Lyon & Campbell Cattle Co., at the time Jerry McDonald was manager of the L.C. outfit. Mr. Gordon is survived by his wife, a son, Ray Gordon, and a daughter, Mrs. Esther Richens. Jonnie and Bartley McDonald were nephews.

GORDON: Horace A. Gordon, 82, pioneer retired rancher of Redrock, died this week at Lordsburg, where he had lived for the past 12 years. Surviving are his wife, a daughter, Mrs. Esther Richens and a son, Roy Gordon of Lordsburg. Funeral services were held in Lordsburg where burial took place.

GORDON: Gladys Ruth Gordon, 87, a resident of Silver City for the last three years, entered life eternal Monday evening. She was born July 8, 1904. She was a member of the Baptist Church, and was a homemaker. Calling hours will be from 7-8:30 this evening at Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. Graveside funeral services will be held Thursday morning at 10 at the Sheldon Cemetery in Duncan, Ariz., where she will be laid to rest. Survivors include four grandchildren, Jess Waters of California, Don Bennett of Florida, and Dave and Jim Newton, both of Silver City; three brothers, J.W. Fortney of Missouri, Jack Fortney, also of Missouri, and Cecil Fortney of Oregon; and two sisters, Betty McCallister and Maxine Hudson, both of Oregon. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

GORDON: Leslie. A. Gordon, 84, well known pioneer rancher of the Buckhorn area, died Saturday at Hillcrest Hospital. He came to Grant County in 1906 and he filed on a homestead. In recent years he had made his home in Silver City. Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Hattie Gordon; a son, Clarence Gordon, of Silver City; two grandchildren and a sister. Funeral services were held at the Curtis Mortuary chapel at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, the rites being conducted by Mancel Mortensen of the Latter Day Saints Church. Burial was in the Silver City Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were W. H. White, Richard Dinwiddie, J. P. Riedlinger, Walter Butler, W. E. Little and George Wallsmith.

GORDON: Olivia Ruth Gordon, 66, died Tuesday afternoon in Silver City. Mrs. Gordon was born in Lordsburg and was a longtime resident of Grant County. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Gila Ward. Mrs. Gordon is survived by her husband, Clarence Gordon Sr. of Gila ; one daughter, Gwen N. Dinwiddie of Silver City; one son, Clarence L. Gordon Jr. of Buckhorn : five sisters, Eunice I ---- of Solomon, Ariz. , Rose Rogers of Phoenix, AZ, Louise Anderson of Banning Calif., Nellie Menteer of Deming and Hallie Luntsford of El Paso, Texas: two brothers, Joe Aker of Washington and Fred Aker of Anchorage, Alaska, and five grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Gila Ward, with Donald Hooker officiating. Internment will follow at Memory Lane cemetery in Silver City. Serving as pallbearers will be Bob Cooper, Wes Brown, Milton I looker, Jimmy Allen, Henry Allen and Chuck Dinwiddie. Honorary pallbearers will be Richard Dinwiddie, Jupe Means, George Larremore, Coon Brown. Frank Drummond and A.V. Youngblood . Arrangements are by the Wheeler funeral home of Silver City.

GOSE: Mrs. Elsie L. Gose, a resident of Albuquerque, died Tuesday, November 11, in an Albuquerque Hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Gose had resided in Albuquerque for the past 19 years and were residents of Hurley for 32 years. Mr. Gose was the owner of the American’ Laundry Company. Survivors include her husband, Thomas A. Gose of Albuquerque; four daughters, Mrs. Lois LeBaron of Denver, Colo., Mrs. Elsie Stokes, of Tempe, AZ, Mrs. Evelyn Owens, and Mrs. Mary Bondonif both of Albuquerque; a son, Randall F. Gose of Silver City; 10 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Funeral services were held Thursday in the Curtis Mortuary Chapel at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Alfred Pace of the First United Methodist Church officiating. Interment followed in the Masonic Cemetery. Casket bearers were Henry Walis, John Harter, Jerry Harter, Louis Athey, Grant Gose and Charles Gose.

GOSE: Trixie Edwards Gose, 85, died Friday in a Graham, Texas, hospital. Services were held Easter Sunday in the Morrison Funeral Home with Dr. Tim Walker of the First Methodist Church officiating. Burial was in Pioneer Cemetery. She was born May 7, 1899 in Denton County, Texas, and moved to Graham in 1973 from New Mexico. She was a member of the First Methodist, Church and the Order oh Eastern Star. Survivors include three sisters. Vesta Cox, Vera Stephens and Natalia Elliott, all of Graham; and three stepdaughters, Lois LeBaron of Denver, Colo., Elsie Stokes of Silver City and Evelyn Owens of Albuquerque and a step-son, Randall Gose of Silver City.

GOSKI: Newsweek in the Feb. 11 issue paid tribute to John Goski a news photographer of national fame, who died early in February in Cleveland, Ohio. Ten years ago Mr. Goski resided in Silver City for two years, coming here for relief from arthritis. He lived at the home of Mrs. A. D. Seitzler. For a long period of years, Mr. Goski was on the staff of the Cleveland Press until illness force his retirement.

GOSNELL: Andrew J. Gosnell, 70, died Monday at Hillcrest Hospital, after a brief illness. He was a long-time resident of the Arenas Valley. Survivors are his widow, Mrs. Frances Gosnell; two daughters, Mrs. Joan Fortenberry and Mrs. Marilyn Galassini, Arenas Valley; two sons, Gene Gosnell, Peru, South America, and Don Gosnell, Denver; seven grandchildren and three brothers. Rosary services were held at the Curtis Mortuary chapel at 2 p.m. Thursday. The rites were conducted by the Rev. Harold E. Johnson and the Rev. Clifton M. Henderson. Burial was in Memory Lane Cemetery.

GOSNELL: Frances Lyle Gosnell, 77, died Wednesday at Gila Regional Medical Center after a long illness. She was preceded in death by her husband, Andrew J. Gosnell, in 1965; and by two grandsons, Kenneth Galassini and Ronald Gosnell. She is survived by two daughters, Marilyn Galassini and Joan Fisher, both of Silver City two sons, Gene Gosnell of Reserve and John Gosnell of Bullhead, Ore.; four sisters. Gerry Scott of Las Cruces , Margaret Stirina of Ruidoso, Wilma Earns of Silver City and Dot Archer of La Mesa ; a brother, James Reed of Reserve; six grandchildren, Martha Robinson, Barbara Garton, Stephanie Camp, Debby Hill, Dee Dee Ozment and Randy Gosnell, and 10 great-grandchildren, She was a member of the Methodist church and the Veterans of foreign Wars Auxiliary of Bayard. She was a resident of Silver City since 1937. Services will be held Friday at 1:30pm at the Curtis Bright Funeral Chapel, with the Rev Gerald Griffin officiating. Internment will follow in the Memory Lane cemetery. Pallbearers will be John Galassini, Jess Fisher, Albert Galassini, Bill Carton, Jim Robertson and Gene Powell. The family request contributions to be made to the New Mexico boys and girls Ranch. Curtis Bright was in charge.

GOSNELL: Randall Lee Gosnell, 39, of Silver City died Friday in a vacant lot behind K-Mart. He was born Dec. 20, 1955 in Silver City and had worked as a carpenter. Mr. Gosnell was an artist who was skilled in drawing and calligraphy. He was a U.S. Navy veteran. Graveside funeral services will be held Tuesday morning at ten in Fort Bayard National Cemetery with area veterans groups conducting. Survivors include his father, Don Gosnell of Bullhead City, Ariz.; his mother, Lorraine Simmons of Phoenix, Ariz.; and a daughter, Jessica Gosnell. He was preceded in death by a brother, Ronnie Gosnell in May 1973. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

GOSNELL: An eighteen-year old Silver City man died Sunday when the pickup truck he was driving went out of control about four miles north of Silver City on State Road 25. Investigating officers from the New Mexico State Police and the Grant County Sheriff's Department said Ronnie Gosnell, of Mitchell Route 1 in Silver City was dead at the scene.

GOSS: Mrs. Hazel Goss, 48, wife, of T. A. Goss, former resident of Silver City, died early Wednesday at the family home in Grants of a heart attack. The Goss family came to Silver City in 1941 from Texas and he operated the Goss Motor Sales on Silver Heights Blvd. for some years, moving to Grants in 1957 where he continued in the automotive business. During her residence in Silver City Mrs. Goss was active in social affairs and had a wide circle of friends. Surviving, besides her husband, is a daughter, Sandra, a student at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. Funeral arrangements are pending at Grants.

GOSS: Talmadge E. Goss, 60, automotive dealer in Silver City died last Friday at Bataan Memorial Hospital at Albuquerque where he had been under treatment for about three weeks. He had been in failing health for the past year. Mr. Goss came to Grant county in 1940 and had been in business here since that time except for about five years spent at Grants at the Uranium mining center, where he operated a trailer house unit and sales agency. While at Grants, his wife, Mrs. Hazel Goss passed away. Immediate survivors are his daughter W Sandra Goss of Silver City; four brothers and four sisters. The deceased was active in civic affairs in the community, an ardent sportsman and well known in automotive circles. Funeral services were held Tuesday at 3pm in the Curtis mortuary chapel. The rites were conducted by the Rev Clifton M Henderson of the Episcopal church of the Good Sheppard. Burial was in Memory Lane cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Wade White, Howard Mann, Russell Michel, Eddie Boone, Don Walker and Nick Chintis.

GOUGH: Funeral services for Mrs. May Hart Gough, respected resident of this city, whose death occurred Dec. 21, were held Sunday, Dec. 24 at the Cox Mortuary Chapel at 2 p.m. The service was conducted by the Rev. David Holt, rector of the Church of the Good Shepherd, assisted by the Rev. John Carpenter, pastor of the First Methodist Church. Burial was made in the family plot In the Silver City cemetery. The bearers were John Reidlinger, --------- The deceased, a resident of this area for many years, was born Aug. 21, 1879 at Booneville, IN. Mr. Gough passed away two years ago and those who survive are a daughter, Betty May Gough of Silver City and a sister, Mrs. Effie Baker of Booneville; also several nieces and nephews.

GOUGH: Cale Robert Gough, until recently a member of the faculty of New Mexico State Teachers college here, died suddenly Sunday morning in the Silver city general hospital. Mr. Gough, who was 72 years old, was born in Boonsville, IN and was a retired electrical engineer. He came to Silver city six years ago. Survivors are Mrs. Mae Hart Gough his wife, a daughter Mrs. Don Battishell of Silver City; a sister, Mrs. Olen Eckley, of Ypsilanti, MI, and a brother E.H. Gough of Bluemonte, VA. Funeral services were held in the family home, 310 D St. at 2 pm Tuesday, with the Rev. David Holt and the Rev. John L. Carpenter officiating. Burial was in the Silver City cemetery under the direction of Cox mortuary. Active pallbearers were Clark W. Doherty, Ben Shantz, John L. Ary, Joseph H. Tylor, John Harlan, and Joseph Hodges. Honorary pallbearers were Jack Covington, J.R. Besse, H.K. Leonard, I.S. Galindo, and W.J. Lincoln.

GOUIN: Gerald Gouin, who was reared in Silver City, where he attended the Public Schools and High School, died the past week in Muskogee, OK, where he was the head of a large civil engineer firm and a civic leader. The deceased was a son of the late Mrs. E. A. Woodhull, pioneer resident of Silver City and widow of E. A. Woodhull, who 50 years ago was editor of the Silver City Enterprise and also served as secretary of the Chamber of Commerce. After completing his education in the public schools, together with a brother, Frank Gouin, both of whom graduated from Silver City High School, the brothers enrolled at the University of Oklahoma where they completed their education. Gerald received a degree in civil engineering and Frank a degree in mining and geology. The latter in now a resident of Tulsa, OK as chief geologist of a major oil company. Besides his brother, Gerald is survived by his widow and several grown children. Funeral services were held in Muskogee followed by burial.

GOUYTON: Molly Gouyton, 80, a resident of Silver city, died Tuesday night at Horizon Southwest. Services are pending. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Home.

GOWEN: Mrs. Robert K. Bell received a message Sunday from her niece, Mrs. Arthur Bard of El Paso, telling her of the sudden death of her sister, Mrs. Joe Gowen of Santa Monica. It was just ten days ago that they visited in Silver City on their way home from a tour of Mexico. Mary Dotson Gowen was the youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lee Dotson, pioneer residents of Silver City. She was born here Aug 23, 1904, and spent her early girlhood here where she still had many friends. She graduated from the University of Arizona and after graduation taught school at Hayden, Arizona, where she met Mr. Gowen and they were married in Tucson. After living in Arizona several years they moved to California which was always home to them. She is survived by her husband, ten children, and two sisters, Mrs. Arthur Bard and Mrs. Frank McDonald of El Paso. Burial was in the family plot at Santa Monica.

GRABBE: Augusta C. Grabbe entered eternal rest at Horizon Southwest Nursing Home in Silver City. She was 85. She was born Aug. 7, 1910, to Nahli Hels Peter Cubb and Clarice (Romwell) Grabbe in Albert Lee, MN. Mrs. Grabbe was a member of the Rebekah lodge and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Women's auxiliary. She is survived by her son, Richard Grabbe grandsons, Mike Wells and his wile, Julie, of Virginia Beach, VA, Gregory Wells and his wife, Leslie of Big Lake, Alaska, and Dennis Wells and his wife Bonnie, of Silver City; 11 grandchildren; a brother, Jack St. Clair of Stockton, CA; and 14 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alva H. Grabbe. Calling hours will begin this afternoon at 5:30 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Silver City. The funeral service follows at 6:30 at the same church. Mrs. Grabbe will be laid to rest at the family plot in Alamogordo at a later date. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Home.

GRABILL: Jean F. Grabill, 73, died Sept. 14 at her residence in Silver City. Mrs. Grabill was born in Newbern, TN and had just recently been living in Silver City. She was a member of Women of the Moose Lodge Chapter No. 204. Mrs. Grabill is survived by her husband, Jones L. Grabill of Silver City; a daughter and son-in-law, Lue and Larry Montano of Silver City; one sister, Lavada Tully of Newbern, TN; two brothers, Felix and Max Tully of Newbern, TN and four grandchildren. Funeral services were held at the Curtis-Bright chapel with the Rev. Kenneth Palmer officiating. Interment followed at Memory Lane Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were George Barela, Jerry Nelson, Larry Montano, Troy Montano, Adrian Manning and David Alvarez. Arrangements by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

GRABILL: Jones L. Grabill, 83, passed away in Indiana, March 13, while staying with his niece and nephew, Alberta and Bernard Grabill. Mr. Grabill had lived in Silver City at different times, the last time for about nine years. He was a member of Silver City Moose Lodge No. 1718. He is survived by a son, a grandson and a granddaughter, and by his niece and nephew. Services were held at 9 this morning at Memory Lane Cemetery. Family members selected Curtis-Bright Funeral Home to serve them.

GRADO: Carlos Grado, 59, died here last Tuesday following a lingering illness. He was a life-long resident of this community having been horn in Hurley. He was employed by Phelps Dodge Corporation as a powder man. He is survived by his wife, Emilia and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Grado was a veteran of World War II, a member of the American Legion , Knights of Columbus and a member of the Cursillista.

GRADO: Carlos Grado, 44, a Hurley resident, died Sunday. Calling hours are from 4-7 p.m. today at Baca’s Funeral Chapels. The funeral liturgy will he celebrated Tuesday morning at 10 at Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley. Burial will follow at Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral

Grado: Emilia Grado, 76, died this morning in Gila Regional Medical Center. Services are pending with Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

GRADO: Julio Peralta Grado, 54, a resident of Hurley, died Monday In a Silver City clinic. Grado was a car repair man for the Santa Rita Railroad at Hurley. Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Sofia Madrid Grado; three daughters, Mrs. Alice Medran of Silver City, Mrs. Margie Martinez and Mrs. Mary Ester Grado, both of Hurley; a son, Carlos Grado of Hurley; a brother, Carlos Grado of Silver City, and five grandchildren. Rosary services were held at 7:30 pm Wednesday at the chapel of Curtis Mortuary. Funeral mass was said by the Rev. Fr. Ramon Estevill at 10 a.m. Thursday in the Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley, with burial following n the Hurley Cemetery.

GRADO: Louis R. Grado, 49, passed away Wednesday, December 8 at the Veterans ----

GRADO: Sofia M. Grado, 70, died in Bayard. Sofia was born in Hurley and had lived in Grant County all of her life. She was a communicant of Infant Jesus Church in Hurley. She is survived by three daughters, Alice Medran of Silver City, Margie Martinez of Hurley and Mary Marin of Bayard; one son, Carlos M. Grado of San Diego, Calif., four sisters three brothers, seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Julio P. Grado in 1964. Rosary was recited and Mass of the resurrection was celebrated on Friday: Both services were held at Infant Jesus Catholic Church. Burial followed at the Hurley Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Fernando G. Martinez, Peter G. Martinez, Damacio Torrez, Gabriel G. Marin, Rudy Garcia and Miguel Grado.

GRAEFF: Dorothy A. Graeff passed away in Sun City, CA. She is survived by two Sons, Edward Graeff of Phoenix, Ariz., and Benjamin Graeff of Richland, WA; and a sister, Isabel Wright, of Sun City. She was a former resident of the Mimbres Valley and a member of the Arenas Valley Community Church. Graveside services will be held Jan. 16, at 11 p.m. at Fort Bayard, with the Rev. Ken Schultz officiating. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to ------ of Visiting Nurses of California, P.O. Box 394. Sun City, CA 92381. Arrangements are being made by Curtis-Bright of Silver City.

GRAEFF: Willis S. Graeff, a retired employee of the Kennecott Copper Corporation-------

GRAHAM: Gordon Greeley Graham, 77, of Lakewood, Colo., died Friday, March 6, in Denver. He was a resident of Silver. He served as president of The Public Library board. Mr. Graham was a project manager and staff consultant for the Steams-Roger engineering firm. He was a World War II veteran. He is survived by his wife, 'Edith; a son, Stephen Blaine Graham, of Mission Viejo, CA, a daughter, Sheila Lee Graham of Lakewood; a sister, Elaine Elizabeth Henke; and two grandchildren.

GRAHAM: Irene Mae Graham, 89, of Silver City, formerly of Road Forks, passed away Monday, May 3, at Sunset Vista Adult Residential Care Center. Mrs. Graham is lying in state today until 4 p.m. at Lordsburg Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at 10 Friday morning at Lordsburg Funeral Home with Mr. V.L. Sanders officiating. Interment will be at 12:30 p.m. in the Safford Cemetery at Safford, Ariz. She was born March 26, 1910, in Enid, OK, the daughter of Leslie 0. and Lulabelle Townsend. She married John Robert Graham in 1926 in Safford. He preceded her in death April 4, 1986. She is survived by one son, John Graham of Road Forks; two daughters, Jane Coogan and her husband, Bob of Mimbres, and Judy Savarese and her husband, Bob, of Silver City; one sister, Maxine Holly of Show Low, AZ; eight grandchildren, Brenette Lifter and her husband, Ed, Of Spokane, WA, Julie Beamer and her husband, Matt, of London, England, Joey Young and her husband, Vince, of Safford, John Graham Jr. and his wife, Jennie, of Safford, Seth Graham of Road Forks, Lea Swift and her husband, Travis, of Road Forks, Jody Salley and her husband, Bob, of Playas, and Janelle Jagielski and her husband, Thomas, of El Paso, TX; eight grand children Seven great-great-grandchildren; a brother-in-law Robert Doak of Goldthwaite Texas; a sister-in-law; Frances Townsend of Deming; very special friends and caregivers, Al and Elizabeth Sircy of Sunset Vista Adult Residential Care Center, and Rosie and Ramona of Lordsburg; and numerous other relatives. Mrs. Graham was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one brother, Delbert Townsend, and one sister, Margie Doak, Mr. and Mrs. Graham moved to Road Forks in 1949. They owned and operated Shady Grove there until they retired in 1980. Mrs. Graham was an excellent cook and enjoyed cooking for her many friends and family members. Pallbearers for Mrs. Graham's service will be Everett Hindman, Charles Hoggett, Jerry Bender, Seth Graham, John Graham Jr. and Travis Swift. Honorary bearer is Bob Bailey. Lordsburg Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

GRAHAM: Southwestern New Mexico lost another of its pioneer residents in the death at Deming Sunday of Mrs. J.W. Graham , 91, For many years she lived at Kingston and Hillsboro when these Sierra County towns were important producers of silver in the early boom days of mining. The Graham family has for many years had a leading part in the development of this part of the state especially in ranching. Funeral services were held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the Mahoney Mortuary chapel at Deming, followed by burial in Mountain View cemetery. Surviving are four sons, William T. Graham, well known Grant County rancher; A.P. Graham also a rancher of Nutt, Sierra County; Col. L.S. Graham, Albuquerque and H.E. Graham, Alpine, Tex; daughter Mrs. Clay Holland, Denver; sister Mrs. Temple Robers; nine grandchildren and 18, great grandchildren.

GRAHAM: Myrtle I. Graham, 77, died at Hillcrest Hospital September 11 following a lingering illness. Mrs. Graham was a native of Georgetown, TX, and had resided in Bayard for the past 35 years. Survivors include two sons, Bradley Hale of El Cajon, CA., and Billy Joe Hale of Bayard; seven daughters, Mrs. Inez Clark of St. George, Utah; Mrs. Clemmie Power of Grants, Mrs. Blanch Nixon of Silver City, Mrs. Lilia Hileman of Manpa, Idaho. Mrs. Naomi Schoenwald of Portland, OR., Mrs. Pearl Malone of Turnerville, and Mrs. Jeanettie Howard of Crescent City, OR.; and two step children, Mrs. Faye Cooper of Bayard and Mrs. Richard Graham of Pinos Altos, 35 grandchildren, 39 great grandchildren. Funeral services were held Saturday with the Rev. Gerald Stockstill of the Bayard Church of Christ and the Rev. Dick Smith of the First Baptist Church of Silver City officiating. Interment followed in Memory Lane Cemetery.

GRAHAM: Mrs. Reina Stovall Graham, a life-long resident of Grant County, passed away Saturday in an El Paso hospital following an illness of several months. She was the wife of William T. Graham, Sr., prominent Grant County rancher. They owned and operated the D V ranch on the Mimbres River in the Sherman area. Mrs. Graham was the daughter of the late Dr. and Mrs. H. F. Stovall. For many years Dr. Stovall operated a clinic at Mimbres Hot springs one of the leading health centers of the Southwest. It was widely known in New Mexico medical circles during the more than 50 years of active practice as a pioneer physician and surgeon. Mrs. Graham was a devoted wife and mother with innumerable friends. She was a life member of the Silver City Woman’s Club, a communicant of the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, interested and active in the social health of the community and among the first in every worthwhile endeavor. Surviving are her husband, two sons and six grandchildren. The elder son, Richard, and his wife, Jean, live in Silver City. Their children are Reina Christina, Richard, Jr. and Robin. The younger son, William T. Jr., and his wife, Beth, reside near Whitewater. Their children are Vicki, Marvin and John William. Funeral services were held Tuesday at 3 p.m. in the Mahoney Funeral Home at Deming, the Rev. Clifton M. Henderson, rector of the Church of the Good Shepherd, conducting the rites. Interment took place in the Deming Mountain View cemetery family plot where her parents are buried.

GRAHAM: Silvia Graham, a Redrock resident, died Thursday, Dec. 14 in Valencia, Calif. The prayer vigil will be held this evening at 7 in St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Lordsburg. Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated Friday at noon at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church with the Rev. Virgilio Flores officiating. Concluding services and interment will follow at Shakespeare Cemetery. She was born Dec. 30, 1963, in Casas de Janos, Chihuahua, Mexico. She had been a resident of the Lordsburg area for about 25 years, and was working as a truck driver. She was a member of the Catholic Church. Family members include two sons, Winston Duke Ford of Redrock and Henry Mendoza of Phoenix; her mother and stepfather, Anita M. Ford and Alton Ford of Redrock; a brother, Elfigo Graham of Windmill, N.M.; and a sister, Norma Alicia Melendez Taylor of Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, Mexico. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels of Deming.

GRAIG: Claire Graig, 98, a resident of Silver city died Tuesday night at Horizon Southwest. Services are pending. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Home.

GRANADINO: Evangelista Castillo Granadino, 87, of Silver City passed away Saturday, Jan. 17, in Horizon Southwest Nursing Home. The rosary will be recited Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Bright Funeral Home chapel. The funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday at 10 am at St. Vincent de Paul Catho1ic Church with Father Rod Nichols officiating. Interment will be in the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Cemetery. Mrs. Granadino was born April 25, 1910, in Fierro, the daughter of Ricardo Castillo and Maria Loera Castillo. She is survived by two sons, Ruben Rivera, and his wife, Catalina, of Alamogordo, and Joe Rivera and his wilt, Maria, of Carson City, NV; three daughters, Dora Zuniga of El Paso, Nelia Muniz and Lillie Lopez and Mariano, both of Silver City.

GRANADINO: Francisco Granadino, 62, a former employee of the Peru Mining Co., died last week in Deming. Rosary services and funeral mass was held in the Catholic Church in Deming. Burial took place in the Fierro cemetery.

GRANADO: Augustin Abeyta Granado,38, died Monday, May 7, in Raton, New Mexico. Mr. Granado was born in Silver City and was living in Cimarron, NM at the time of his death. He is survived by his daughter, Ylaria Rachel Granado, four sons, Reyes Granado, Billy Granado, Nicky Granado and Augustin Granado Jr., all of Cimarron, his father, Severo M. Granado of Silver City, His mother Adela Abeyta Hernandez of Indio CA, two sisters, Teresa G. Sanchez of Tucson, AZ, Clara Granado of Lordsburg, three brothers, Severo A. Granado, Jr. of Hawthorne, CA, Richard A. Granado of Gardena, CA, Frankie R. Granado of Silver City and several uncles and aunts. Rosary Recitation was 7:30 p.m., Thursday, May 10, in the Curtis-Bright Chapel. Mass of the resurrection will be 9:30 a.m. Friday, May 11, in St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Monsignor A. James Milano officiating at both services. Burial will follow in the Silver City Catholic Cemetery. Serving as Pallbearers are Eusebio Abeyta Jr., Benti Martinez, Ruben Abeyta, Ruben Luera, Frank Abeyta, Ruben Murrillo and Gilbert Murrillo.

GRANADO: Billy P. Granado, 15, died last week in Pueblo, Colorado. Billy was born in Los Angeles, California, and was a student in the Cimarron Schools. He is survived by his mother, Mrs. Mary Elaine Granado of Cimarron, a sister, Ylaria Raquel Granado, two brothers, Reyes G. Granado and Nicholas A. Granado all Cimarron and step-brother, Austin Granado, Jr., of Denver, Colorado Rosary recitation was held Monday, November 5, in the Curtis-Bright Chapel. Mass of the Resurrection was held Tuesday, November 6, at Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Monsignor A. James Milano officiating at both services. Burial followed in the Catholic Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Andrew John Gonzales, Fabian John Garcia, Tommy Raymond LeDoux, Louie Anthony Rodriguez, Tommy Rodriguez and Ruben Murillo.

GRANADO: Esther Martinez Granado, 79, a lifelong Lordsburg resident passed away Sunday, July 19, in Las Vegas, NV. The prayer vigil will be held this evening at 7pm at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Lordsburg. The Mass of the resurrection will be celebrated Friday morning at 9 at St Joseph s with Father Tony Clark officiating. Concluding services and interment will follow at Shakespeare Cemetery. She was born Aug. 25, 1918, in Isidoro and Maria Garcia Martinez. She was a home-maker who lived in Lords-burg most of her life. Mrs. Granado was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. She is survived by three sons, Nicky Granado of Pico Rivera, Calif., Charlie Granado of Las Vegas and Ernie Granado of Lordsburg; two daughters, Sally Granado and Lupita Freeman of Las Vegas; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ramon Granado; three brothers; two sisters; and one daughter. Pallbearers will be John Jarrot, Michael Bermudez, Dave Martinez, Chuy Ortega, Michael Silvas, Cuco Varela and Jimmy Gonzalez. Honorary bearers are Frank Placencio and Duane Freeman. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels of Deming.

GRANADO: Richard Abeyta Granado son of Severo and Adela Granado, passed away Sept. 29 at his home in Gardena, CA. He is survived by his wife, Josefina Granado; his two youngest children, Araceli Granado and Cesar Granado; his father, Severo Granado; his brothers and sisters, Severo Granado Jr., Frankie Granado, Clara Granado and Teresa Sanchez; his oldest children, Ruben, Julian, Mark, Ricky Jr., Freddy, Joan, Lillian, Gina and Heidi, and 10 grandchildren. Mr. Granado has been cremated. Services will be held at South Lawn Cemetery in Tucson, Ariz., Friday at 2 p.m.

GRANADO: Severe Murillo Granado, 83, a lifelong resident of Silver City, entered eternal life Sunday, May 9, at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born Nov. 6, 1915, in Silver City to the late Nicholas and Francisca. (Murillo) Granado. He was a communicant of St. Francis Newman Center and was a past member of the Knights of Columbus. Visitation will be from 4-7 this afternoon, with the prayer vigil beginning at 7, at Baca's Funeral Chapels. The funeral liturgy will begin at 9 Thursday morning at, S>t. Francis Newman Center with Father Marcos Reyna officiating. Internment will follow at the_ St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Cemetery. Survivors include four sons, Severo Granado and his wife, Kathee, of Chandler, Ariz., Frankie Granado and his wife, Mary, of Silver City, Florentine Rodriguez, also of Silver City, and Lorenzo Ontiveros and his wife, Martha, of Deming; five daughters, Clara Granado of Lordsburg, Teresa Sanchez and her husband, Joe, of Tucson, AZ, Sophia Lonergan and her companion, Ernest, of Bayard, Nellie Dezutel and her husband, Edmund of Chicago, and Liz Lewis and her husband, Walter, of Seattle; a brother, Jose Luis Murillo of Silver City; and a sister, Manuela Murrillo, also of Silver City. He was preceded in death by his two sons, Augustin and Richard Granado. Casket bearers will be Miguel, Nicholas Granado, Frankie Granado Jr., Daniel Castillo, Louie Rodriquez and Joe Sanchez Jr. Honorary bearers will be Rubin and Frank Abeyta, Robert and Javier Peru, and the rest of his friends and family. Entrusted to Baca’s.

GANDARA: Merced Pefla Gandara, 79, a resident of Silver City, entered into eternal rest Wednesday at his home. He was born March 10, 1918, in Lordsburg to the late Merced Rubio and Mequela Pefta Gandara. He was an underground miner and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. The funeral service will be held Saturday at 11 am at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with Bishop Thomas L. Shelley officiating. Burial will follow at Memory Lane Cemetery. He is survived by his son, Merced Gandara Jr., and his wife, Rosa, of Las Cruces; two daughters, Connie Munoz and her husband, Lorenzo, of Silver City, and Lydia Gonzales and her husband, Apolonio, of Mesa, AZ; a brother, Antonio Gandara, and his wife, Virginia, of Lordsburg; a brother-in-law, Antonio Dominguez; and his sisters-in-law, Cecilia Gandara of Lordsburg, Alice Gandara of Santa Clara, and Amalia Gandara of Silver City. He is also survived by 25 grandchildren and 44 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ofilia Gandara, on Feb. 2, 1991; his sons, Manuel and Richard Gandara; his brothers, Placido, Pascual and Narciso Gandara; and a sister, Mary Dominguez. Casket bearers will be Sammy Muñoz, Paul, Gary and James Gandara, and Robert and Donald Gonzales. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels, U.S.180 East at Delk Drive.

GRANDI: Dorothy Mack Grandi, 71, entered eternal rest Wednesday at Gila Regional Medical Center. She was born Sept. 15, 1919, in Clarence, Iowa, and had been a resident of Grant County since 1951. She graduated from Western New Mexico University in 1955 and taught music in the Silver City public schools for 20 years. Mrs. Grandi was active in Beta Sigma Phi and First Presbyterian Church in Silver City. She played trumpet with a Grant County orchestra, The Music Makers, and other Dixieland and dance bands throughout her life. Calling hours will be from 2-4 Sunday afternoon in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. Funeral services will be held Monday afternoon at 2 in the First Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Craig Zum Brunnen officiating. Committal services will follow in Fort Bayard National Cemetery, where she will be laid to rest. Survivors include her husband, Richard C. Grandi of Silver City; a daughter, Sharon Gonzalez and her husband, Richard, of Silver City; a stepson, Rick Grandi of San Diego, Calif.; a stepdaughter, Jennifer Grandi of Ogden, Utah; three brothers, Vinton Mack and his wife, Mary, of Paoli, Ind., James Mack and his wife, Janet, of Cincinnati, Ohio, and John Mack of Anderson, Ind.; a sister, Jackie Ballard and her husband, Jack, of Phoenix; five grandchildren, Loren and Tracy Gonzalez, and Matthew, Adam and Gina Grandi; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Gladys and Clifford Mack, a brother, Robert Mack, and a daughter, Jocelyn Kay Hoagland. Casket bearers will be David Goble, Dick Schenck, Shedd McWilliams, S.C. "Tootie" Warrick, Richard Lawyer and Ralph Saenz. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Dorothy Grandi Memorial Fund. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

GRANDI: Funeral services were held Monday at the Mahoney Funeral Home in Deming for Mrs., Helen Gray Grandi, 64, the wife of Carl Grandi of Silver City. The Rev. C.M. Henderson rector of the Episcopal Church Good Shepherd, Silver City, officiated at the service. Interment was in the Mountain View Cemetery in Deming. Mrs. Grandi, for many years was a public accountant in Deming, died Friday in the Mimbres Memorial Hospital in Deming. She was born in Oklahoma, the daughter of Lewis W. Gray and Verona Simpson Gray. The musical Grays came to New Mexico 42-years ago. Survivors other than the husband of the deceased include two step-sons, William L. Grandi of Kansas City, MO, and Richard C. Grandi of Silver City, three sisters, Mrs. George Burns of El Paso, TX, Mrs. Rita Nicklas of Albuquerque, and. Mrs. Thelma Inman of Deming; two brothers, Ehrman Gray of Independence, KS, and Dr. Leon Gray of Forrest Hills, N Y; and several grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

GRANDI: Richard "Dick" Grandi was born in Hutchinson, KS, on March 12, 1922, to Mary Calkins and Carl P. Grandi, and spent the first years of his life traveling the Southwest with his family's vaudeville show, the Grandi Brothers Traveling Show. He performed along with other family members in one of the last big tent shows. In 1937, he moved to Deming and later graduated from Deming High School. Following graduation, he worked for the state road signs office. Mr. Grandi married Phyllis Breebbell ? before joining the Army Signal Corps at the beginning of World War II. After discharge, he returned to Deming and then entered New Mexico State Teachers College, living with other young married couples in Campus Village. At Western, he majored in music and business. He appeared in many theater productions, including the "Mikaido? He was also active in the college band, symphony and choir, and appeared in the premiere production of “Bells of Old Mesilla" a musical written by Ruth Myra, choral theater at NMSTC. He taught music for one year in Belen and then came back to what was, by then, Western New Mexico College and became the business ------. He was the head financial officer at the college for the next 30 years, retiring in 1980. He and his second wife, Dorothy, were both active in musical groups in Grant County. He played a "mean and wicked" saxophone in the Music Makers and Camcorn, and, for the past 12 years, had enjoyed a New Year's Eve jam session with musicians "Doe" and Perkie ----, Dick and Rosalie Schenck, Shedd McWilliams, Frank Blair, Tudle Warrick, Les Brown and Dorothy Grandi, Mr. Grandi First Presbyterian Church Choir. At the time of his death he was church treasurer. Contributions may be made to the Richard C. Grandi Memorial Scholarship Fund in care of the WNMU Foundation, P.O. Box 680, Silver City, NM 88062. The scholarship will be awarded to an instrumental music major at the university. He is survived by his son, Rick J. Grandi, and his fiancée, Edie, of Portland, OR, and his three children, Mathew, Adam and Gena; two daughters, Jennifer Grandi of Ogden, UT, and Sharon Gonzales of Silver City and her children, Debbie Lamb and her husband, William, of Silver City, Loren P. Gonzalez and his wife, Tammy, stationed in Germany with the U.S. Army, and Tracy Gonzales and his wife, Kim, of Silver City; five great-grandchildren, Richard, Brittnye and William G. Lamb III, and David, Sean and Jocelyn Gonzalez; his brother, Bill Grandi, and his companion Joyce Whitcomb, of Kansas City, KS; one nephew, Billy Grandi; two nieces, Bonnie Gile and Carla Carlson; and numerous cousins. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Grandi; his parents, Mary and Carl Grandi; and his stepmother, Helen Grandi. A funeral service was to be held today at 11 am at the First Presbyterian Church with Pastor Robert Gustafson officiating. Burial with military honors was to follow at 2 in the afternoon at Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Serving as casket bearers were Richard Lawyer, Jesus Arellano, Jim Smith, Wayne Reed, Claude Smith and Jack Cunningham. Honorary pallbearers were Earl Weaver, Harold Cope, Earl Harvey, Ed Werner, Layton Hunter, Roger Brand, Joe Welsh, Henry Bagby, Henry Billings, Frank Parrish, Nick Chintis and John Snedeker. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

GRANGER: Maurice H. Granger, 88, of Silver City passed away Saturday at Gila Regional Medical Center. Mr. Granger is survived by his wife; Marie. Mr. and Mrs. Granger were married in Detroit on Dec. 22, 1945. Services will be held at 10 am at the Calvary Baptist Church with the Rev. Nelson Dorr and the Rev Ken Palmer officiating. Mr. Granger attended schools in Birmingham, Ala., and Columbia University, and served, in the U.S. Army during World War II. Following the war, he was employed by Ethyl Corp. at the Research Laboratory in Detroit in 1953, he took a position as field manager for Electronic .& Missile Facilities Inc in New York City, and worked there until 1966. In 1967, he came to Silver City, as office manager for the company that built the town site at the Tyrone Mine. In 1969, he retired and came back to Silver City to open Cook Home Decorating. Mr. Granger was a member of Post 18 of the American. Legion, Post 3347 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and. Voiture Locale 64 U of La Societe des 40 Hommes et 8 Chevatix’. He was the post commander and also the post adjutant for six years. In 1979, he received the American Legion’s National Achievement Award for his work in connection with his commandership of District 7 of the American Legion. In 1975, he received the Department of. New Mexico’s Meritorious Service Award for his activities on behalf of veterans in his community. Arrangements are with Curtis-Bright Funeral Home in Silver City.

GRANILLO: Epitacio Granillo, 72, resident of Bayard, died the last week at Hillcrest General Hospital. A former resident of Solomonville, AZ. He had lived in Grant County the past year, following retirement as a farmer. Immediate survivors are his wife Mrs. Josefa Granillo;. Three sons, Epitacio,, Jr. and Reynaldo,, Phoenix, and daughter, Maria, Chandler, AZ. Rosary services were held at the Cox Mortuary chapel, with Mass in St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Burial took place in The Catholic cemetery.

GRANILLO: Services for Israel Aguilar Granillo, 63, of Deming will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at Tres Ojitos in Municio Gran Morelos, Chihuahua, Mexico, under direction of Baca's Funeral Chapels. Granillo died Monday at home. Survivors include his wife, Ana Granillo of Deming; mother, Consuelo Granillo of Chihuahua; sons,; Alvaro and Matias Granillo, both of Deming, and Benardo and Porfirio Granillo, both of Salt Lake City. Utah; daughters, Marta G. Meraz of Deming and Lourdes Rivera, Marivel Pena and Josefina Hernandez, all of Chihuahua;' brothers, Jesus Maria, Raul, Leandro and Lionel Granillo, all of Deming; and Jose Granillo of Las Cruces; sisters, Manuela Hernandez and Josefita Aguilar, both of Chihuahua, and Rita Majaka, Guadalupe Romero and Rosalia Sotero, all of Deming; and many grandchildren and great-grand-children.

GRANILLO: A veteran of World War I died at the Fort Bayard Veteran’s hospital this past week. Ysabel Granillo, 74, of Las Cruces, died Jan. 30. He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Angelina Marquez of Las Cruces. Funeral rites were held at the chapel of Graham Mortuary in Las Cruces. Burial was In St. Joseph Cemetery.

GRANILLO: Ruben Granillo, 47, of Chandler, AZ, died Friday, Jan. 24, in Chandler. Services were held Jan. 28 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. He was a farm laborer. Survivors include his wife, Samantha; a daughter, Olivia; a son, Ruben Granillo Jr.; his father, Fred; his sisters, Hortencia Zabaleta, Gloria Taylor and Jenny Sublasky; his brothers, Manuel and Phillip Talamantez and Arthur; two grandchildren, Brandon Ray and Brianna Renee; and his ex-wife, Anita Peru.

GRANTHAM: Mrs. Orpha Grantham, 85, died in the Hillcrest General Hospital Monday afternoon. She was a resident of Glenwood and had made her home with her daughter, Mrs. Robert Thompson. She is survived by another daughter, Mrs. Fern Wilson of Neillsville, Wis.; nine grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. Funeral and burial services will be held in Wauconda, Ill. The Curtis Mortuary in Silver City is in charge of arrangements.

GRAVES: Dorothy H. Graves, 56, died at her residence in Queen Valley, AZ December 8. Graves was a native of Hillsboro IL., and had resided in Queen Valley for the past six years. She is survived by her husband and Frank of Queen Valley; one son Danny of Silver City; her mother, Mrs. Nell Chaudoin of Deming; and two grandchildren. Funeral services were held December 10 with the Rev. D.J. Mead of the 6th Street Baptist Church officiating. Interment followed in Memory Lane Cemetery. Casket bearers were Ernie Haymes, Homer Evans, Frank Keene, Earl Keene, Clyde Keene and Cole Gatlin.

GRAVES: Frank Ronald Graves, 24, who lived in Silver City at various times during most of his life, was killed in a car accident last week about 32 miles east of Douglas. The deceased, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank E Graves, of Grand Canyon, AZ, was an accomplished guitarist and since the age of 13 had played with western bands including Meredith Neal and his Bootheal Boys. Survivors, besides his parents, include a brother, Danny, presently stationed in Vietnam, his maternal grandmother, Mrs. L. C. Chaudoin of Deming, and his paternal grandmother, Mrs. W. W, Scott of Huntington Park, Calif. Funeral services were held Monday at 11 am in the chapel of the Curtis Mortuary. Bishop Joseph Brubacker of the Mormon ‘Church conducted at the rites. Burial was in Memory Lane. Pallbearers were Dudley Messer, Jerry Monzingo, Robert Grant, Chuck Rogers, Prank Cook ‘and Donald Dodson.

GRAVES: Henry E. Graves, 85, of Houston died Friday. He was born Jan. 6, 1910 in Arvada, CO. Mr. Graves was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Ruby Edwards Graves. They were both formerly of Hurley, where they resided for 25 years. Mr. Graves worked at Chino Mines for 23 years as a metallurgical engineer. He retired there. He was a graduate of the University of Colorado. He is survived by a stepson and daughter-in-law, Weldon and Carolyn Edwards, formerly of Silver City; a stepdaughter, Frances Edwards Barber; his grandchildren, Terry Edwards Moreland, formerly of Silver City, Patricia Barber Chapman and Mickey Barber; and seven great-grandchildren, all of the Houston and Austin, Texas area. He is also survived by his sisters, Marguerite Jones, Phyllis Rawley and Lucy Avis; his brothers, Phil and Ben Graves; and numerous nieces and nephews, including Dr. John Edwards of Deming. Services were held in Houston on Sunday. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of choice.

Graves: Mrs. Ruby E. Graves, 75, passed away at her residence in Hurley Septem -------

GRAVES: Zabrina Renea Graves, infant daughter of Frank and Jennifer Graves of Silver City, passed away at birth Tuesday at Gila Regional Medical Center. Memorial services will be held today at 6p.ni. at Bright Funeral Home. Zabrina was the daughter of Frank Graves and Jennifer Rita Ross Graves. She is survived by her parents; one sister, Kayla Graves, of the home; her maternal grandparents, Tim and Diane Clark of Silver City; paternal grandparents. Dan Graves of Silver City and Maria Graves of Vacaville, CA; maternal great-grandparents, Ruth and Ernest Duran of Silver City; paternal great-grandparents Mrs., Frank Graves of Arizona, Evelyn Phillips of Arizona and Donald P. Calkins of Vacaville; and five uncles, Moses Hill of Alamogordo, and Adrian Clark, Zebulon Clark, Scott Graves and Daniel Graves, all of Silver City. Bright Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

GRAY: Arita M. Gray, a former Silver City resident, died Thursday, Aug. 22., at a Shawnee, OK, hospital. She was 55. She was born June 7, 1941, in Los Angeles to Robert and Laura Chavers. The family moved to Texas and then to New Mexico, where she attended schools in Silver City. She married Willard R. Gray on Feb.5, l957 in Wewoka, OK. They lived in Seminole, OK for three years and lived in Shawnee since 1963. She is survived by her husband, Willard R. Gray and a daughter, Laura Mane Gray, both of the home; a daughter and son-in-law. Trish and David Koehler of Shawnee; her father, Robert Chavers of Malakoff, Texas, her brother and sister-in-law, Michael and Gwen Dinwiddie of Kearny, Ariz.; her stepsisters, Hazel Knowles of Union City, CA, and Deana Marchand of Anchorage, Alaska; a stepbrother, Ski Chavers of Sunnyvale, CA; three grandchi1dren; and one great-grandchild. She was the niece of Burns "Big Red" Fortenberry, Odell "Little Red" Fortenberry, and Estelle Palmer of Silver City, Jonell Brown of Abilene, TX, and Helen Poihemus of Artesia, CA. Her mother preceded her in death. Services were held Aug. 24 at Roesch-Walker Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Paul Zoeller officiating. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery in Shawnee.

GRAY; Ben Gray, 68, a resident of Bayard, died Tuesday in an Albuquerque hospital. He was a retired oiler foreman in the mill of Chino Mines Division, Kennecott Copper Corp. Mrs. Gray, two sons, Frank and Ben, Jr. and daughter, Mrs. Charles Strez, were with him when he passed away . Also surviving are two other sons, Bill and Bob of Hurley. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Cox Mortuary. Interment will take place in the Silver City cemetery.

GRAY: Charles G. "Charlie" Gray, 81, a longtime resident of Alamogordo, formerly of Silver City, died Tuesday at Gerald Champion Memorial Hospital in Alamogordo. Mr. Gray was born Jan. 14, 1913, at Red Mountain, south of Deming. He served in North Africa during World War II in the U.S. Army Air Corps. In 1978, he retired as a serviceman supervisor from Texas-New Mexico Power Co. after 39 years employment. He was a member of Silver City Lodge No. 8, Ancient Free and Accepted Masons, Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Lodge No. 1897, the Alamogordo Traveling Elks, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the Disabled American Veterans. Survivors include his wife, Lorine "Shorty" Gray of the family home; two sons, Ray C. Gray and his wife, Lynn, of Houston, and Keith Gray of Santa Fe; and four grandchildren, Jonathan and Jordan Gray of Houston, and Melissa and Amy Gray of Hamilton, Texas. He was preceded in death by his parents, Luther and Viola Golden Gray; by a son, Roy Kenneth Gray; by a brother, Bryan Gray; and by two sisters, Margaret Harber and Betty Zane Gray. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 10 a.m. at Hamilton Funeral Home in Alamogordo with Dr. Steve McElroy officiating. Grave-side services will be conducted Friday at3p.m. at the Masonic Cemetery in Silver City with Silver City Lodge No. 8, A.F. & A.M., officiating

GRAY: Freda Gray, 12, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gray of Silver City, passed away Monday in Hillcrest General Hospital. Graveside services were held Tuesday in Silver City cemetery, conducted by the Rev. Thomas Ogilvie, the Presbyterian church Cox mortuary directed interment: The child is survived by her parents, a sister and grandparents.

GRAY: Leroy Grimes Gray, 72, of Fort Bayard died Thursday. Services are pending with Graham Mortuary.

GRAY: Mrs. Georgia Elizabeth Gray, who was born March 26, 1871, in Mason, Texas died Sunday in Mountain View Rest Home in Safford, Arizona. She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Max Schiff of Silver City, Mrs. Edna Gallacher of Carrizozo, and Mrs. Berta Knapp of Phoenix; one son, John D. Gray of Safford; twenty six grandchildren and numerous great and great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held on Wednesday at 2 pm in the chapel of the Curtis Mortuary with the Rev. Don Brant of the First Baptist Church of Silver City officiating. Burial was in Memory Lane Cemetery. Three grandsons and three great-grandsons acted as pallbearers.

GRAY: Mrs. Nellie M. Gray, 68, of Bayard, a Grant County resident since 1908, died Monday at Hillcrest General Hospital. Mrs. Gray was the widow of Benjamin F. Gray, a former Kennecott employee, who preceded his wife in death in 1957. Survivors include four sons. William Gray of Bayard, Robert Gray of Hurley, Frank Gray of Albuquerque and Benjamin Gray, Jr. of Deming; one daughter, Mrs. Charles Stretz of Hurley; 14 grandchildren; and one brother, Lawrence E. Gardner of Deming. Funeral services were held Wednesday in the chapel of the Curtis Mortuary, with Francis Wheeler of Deming as officiate. Burial was in Memory Lane Cemetery.

GRAY: Norma Jean “Kitty” Gray, 65, of Lordsburg passed, away Wednesday in Silver City. Services are pending with Lordsburg funeral Home

GRAY: Orel Emmett Gray, 66, died March 29 in El Paso. Mr. Gray was born August 4, 1915 in Wewoka, Okla., the son of David and Gertrude Hedrick Gray. He resided in Bayard for 20 years before retiring as a welder from Kennecott in 1962. He also was a policeman in Bayard. After retiring, he and his wife made their home in Anthony, N.M. He is survived by his wife, Ida Cox Gray of Anthony, NM; one son, Orel Gray Jr. of T or C; two daughters, Judy Ledbetter of Fremont, CA and Linda Bennett of Philo, CA; three sisters, Margie Madlock of Central, Lois Gray of Las Cruces, and Leoma Snow of T or C; 17 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, James. Services were held April 1 at the Ft. Bayard National Cemetery under the direction of Rev. Francis Roundtree of the Central Baptist Church. Arrangements are by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

GRAY: Ruth Robinson Gray, 85, died Saturday morning in Fort Bayard Medical Center. Arrangements are pending with Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

GRAYLESS: Clyde Dean “Deano” Grayless Jr., 51, of Silver City passed away Saturday, Aug. 15, at his residence. The family will receive friends at Bright Funeral Home tonight at 7. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Gila with Bishop Donald Hooker officiating. Interment with full military honors will be in Mesa Cemetery at Gila. Mr. Grayless was born Sept. 18, 1946, in Houston, the son of Clyde Dean Grayless Sr. and June E. Lawrence Grayless Clark. Mr. Grayless was married to Carol Ann McCoubrey on Oct. 3, 1970, in Everett, Wash. He is survived by his wife; two daughters, Michelle Murati and her husband, Denis, and Jennifer Grayless; three grandchildren, Crystal, Katherine and Justin; four sisters, Yvonne Bynum. and her husband, Lee, of Gila, Barbara James of Lolita, Texas, Patsy Donaldson and her husband, Tex, of Gila, and Colleen Mathena and her husband, Kevin, of Clifton, Ariz.; one aunt, Pat Thomas of Rosenburg, Texas; two uncles, Chuck Lawrence and Dick Lawrence; and countless nephews, nieces and cousins, as well as many good friends. Mr. Grayless was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He attended Silver High School. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. Mr. Grayless will be remembered as “Deano the tortilla man”, who worked as a delivery person for Mi Ranchito for several years. He loved to ride his motorcycle with hi motorcycle buddies. Pall bearers for Mr. Grayless service will be Daryl Sands Danny Donaldson, Kevin Mathena, Richard Bynum, Michael Bynum, and Sterlin Donaldson. Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

GREEAR: Isaac (Bill) Greear 58, well known business man of Bayard, where he operated the Hub Variety Store, died last Saturday at Fort Bayard Veterans Hospital. He was a former employee of Kennecott Copper Corp. at Santa Rita and a veteran of World War I. Funeral services were held Monday at the Fort Bayard chapel , the Rev. Harold L Johnson, of the Santa Rita Community Church, officiating, assisted by the LO.O.F Lodge. Burial was in the Fort Bayard cemetery with full military honors by members of Mineral Post 3377 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Ola Greear; two daughters, Dorothy Rae Greear and Mrs. Marjorie Saunders: a son, William H. Greear; three grandchildren; two brothers, Robert L. Greear and Mac Greear, of Bayard, and a sister, Mrs. John Madden of Las Vegas, NV.

GREEAR: Ola Mae Greear, 84, died Sunday at Gila Regional Medical Center. She was a member of the Church of Christ, a member and past noble grand of the Rebekah Lodge, and the owner and operator of the Hub Variety Store in Bayard for many years. Mrs. Greear was a resident of Grant County most all her life. She is survived by her two daughters, Dorothy Greear of Fort Bayard and Margie Saunders of Bayard; a son, William H. Greear of Bayard; a sister, Margaret Pearl Stevenson of Central; five grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Isaac Greear, on March 20, 1959, and by her brother, Arvil Waggoner. Services are pending with Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

GREEAR: The Rev. George Newman of the Bayard Baptist Church held funeral services for Mrs. Rosa V. Greear Saturday in the chapel of the Curtis Mortuary in Silver City. Interment was in Memory Lane Cemetery. Mrs. Greear died at her home in Bayard last Wednesday. Mrs. Greear and her husband, Robert L. Greear, who preceded her in death in 1960, had for many years owned and operated the Bayard Hardware Store. She was active in the business at the time of her death. Mrs. Greear is a former employee of the Chino Mines Division of Kennecott Copper Corporation.

GREECE: Edwina F. Greece, 73, a resident of Mimbres, entered life eternal Wednesday at Gila Regional Medical Center. She was born in Danville, Ill., in Oct. 30, 1919, to the late Clarence A. and Minnie (Coffey) Neighbor. After graduating from high school in Danville, she married the late William Samuel Greece on Jan. 21, 1937, in Indiana. The couple moved to New Mexico in 1979, living in Deming until the death of Mr. Greece, whereupon she moved to Mimbres. She was active in the Order of the Eastern Star, being a member of Georgetown Chapter No. 4 and Hurley Chapter No. 43. She served as past worthy matron and secretary and was treasurer at the time of her death. She was also a member of the Silver City Women of the Moose and active in the Mimbres Senior Citizens Association. Memorial services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Baca's Funeral Chapels with Georgetown Chapter No. 4 and Hurley Chapter No. 43 of the Eastern Star conducting service rites. Cremation has been entrusted to Baca's Mimbres Crematory. Survivors include her daughters, Janet E. Copsey of Mimbres; two sisters, Consy Strain of Danville, and Clara Erwin of Peoria, IL; 11 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Mrs. Greece was preceded in death by her husband William Samuel; a son, William Alan; a daughter, Sara Ellen; a sister; and her parents, Clarence and Minnie Neighbor. The family requests that memorial contributions be directed to the Upper Mimbres Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department to purchase a defibrillator. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

GREEN: Frederick C. Green, former assistant manager of Chino Mines Division passed away at his home in Berkeley, CA September 20. Funeral services were held September 31 with burial in the Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland, CA. During his lifetime, Mr. Green experienced much of the drama of the American mining industry. He was born on a coffee plantation in Costa Rica and spent most of his boyhood in Central and South America, Cuba and Mexico, where his father engaged in mining. He joined Utah copper after graduation from the University of California in time to be precipitated into one of the greatest metallurgical revolutions in the history of minerals Industries— the development of selective flotation as against gravity separation. With the revival of the economy in 1939 following the depression, Mr. Green came to the Chino Mine Division to direct reopening and rehabilitation of the mill. He was named general superintendent of the reduction plant in 1945, appointed division general superintendent in 1947, and promoted to assistant general manager in 1948. He later was transferred to the Utah Copper Division where he became general manager. Since his retirement several years ago, he and his wife, the former Elizabeth Dow, resided at 1711 Highland Place, Berkeley, CA. He is survived by his wife, two sons, Frederick C. Green Jr. and Randell D. Green, and a daughter, Mrs. Gloria Muse.

GREEN: James Green. 64. a Silver City resident, passed away Monday at Gila Regional Medical Center. Services are pending with Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

GREEN: James Leroy “Jim” Green, 64, a resident of Santa Clara, passed away Monday morning at Gila Regional Medical Center. Mr. Green was born Sept. 13, 1932, at Santa Rita. He was the son of Forrest 0. Green and Mary Jewell Suniruld. He is survived by his two daughters, Mary Lou Green of Santa Clara, and Nancy Pruitt and her husband, Brett, of Silver City; two brothers, Joe M. Green and his wife, Ann, of Santa Clara, and Don M. Green and his wife, Brenna, of El Cajon, CA; and seven grandchildren, Anthony Maez, David Maez Jr., Justin Maez and Desiree Green of Santa Clara, Rudy Florreaga Jr. of El Paso, TX, and D.J. and Danielle Pruitt of Silver City. He is also survived by numerous relatives and friends in the community, and his good friend, Norman Binder Sr. Mr. Green was preceded in death by his parents, and four brothers, Ralph, Laverne, Ben and Jack. Mr. Green retired in June 1973 after --- years in the U.S. Navy. He then worked for Kennecott Copper Corp. in Hurley and Phelps Dodge in Morenci, AZ. He also owned a gas station in Hurley for several years. He worked as a mechanic for several area businesses as well. Mr. Green was a past member of the Masonic Lodge in Hurley. He enjoyed, and had several trophies in, softball, bowling and golf. He is very musical and will be greatly missed. A memorial service will he held Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Curtis-Bright Funeral chapel with the Rev. Strain officiating. Curtis-Bright Funeral 1-lorne has charge of funeral arrangements.

GREEN: Ralph Eugene Green, 16, of Central, died Sunday afternoon after receiving a broken neck in a friendly wrestling match with his brother John, at the Green home near Central. The whole community was shocked and saddened when it learned of the tragic accident Monday morning. Ralph, John, 18, and another brother, James, 15, were installing a battery on an automobile according to testimony at an inquest held Monday, and John told Ralph to get out of his way. Heartbroken and in tears, John explained to the coroner’s jury that he and Ralph started a friendly scuffle as a result of John’s order to Ralph to get out of his way. Ralph secured a headlock on John and both of the boys fell to the ground John said he asked Ralph to let go because they had played long enough. When Ralph did not let go John put his forearm under Ralph’s chin and pushed trying to get free and then returned to his work installing the battery. John explained that after a bit he noticed that Ralph had not got up from the ground, and seeing that Ralph was sick he ran into the house to call a doctor. But Ralph had died before the doctor arrived. Ralph was a student at State Teachers College High School, a sophomore. He was a popular member of the football team, being on the first string this year. Both boys are well known and well liked at school. The boys are sons of Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Green of Central. Funeral services will be held this afternoon at 3 o’clock at the First Baptist Church in Silver City, with the Rev. W. C. Stephens of Bavard officiating. Interment was in City Cemetery under the direction of Cox Mortuary. Members of the football squad were pallbearers. Surviving Ralph are his parents and five brothers; Laverne, James, Joe, Denny and John. Mrs. John McCollum of Carlsbad, an aunt, attended the funeral. The Enterprise joins with every person of the community in sorrow.

GREEN: Wallace R. Green, 73, of Tyrone, formerly of Albuquerque, entered eternal life Sunday, Nov. 29, at Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Malwrn. Ark., on Jan. 4, 1925. Mr. Green served his country honorably in the U.S. Navy during World War II and retired as a mechanical engineer from Sandia National Laboratories. He was a member of the State Board of Retired Engineers, State Board of Landscape Architects and the Silver City R.C. Modelers. Survivors include his loving wife of 50 years, Mable L. Green of the family home; two daughters, Nettie L. Condit of Albuquerque and Evelyn Green of Irving, Texas; one brother, Lloyd C. Green, and his wife, Norma, of Oregon; and two sisters, Ruth V. Payne of Torrance, CA and Mary Ellen Hornbeck of Palm Springs, CA. Other survivors include two grandchildren. At Mr. Green’s request cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held at 10 am Wednesday at the First Presbyterian Church in Silver city. Donations can be made to the American Lung Association. Entrusted to Baca’s.

GREEN: Benjamin Lowell Green, Central, died Feb. 18. Mr. Green was a Deputy Sheriff of Grant County. He was born in Santa Rita April 30, 1942, and had lived in the area for most of his life. Mr. Green was Past Master of the Masonic Lodge of Hurley #55, and a member of the Bayard Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his mother two weeks ago. Mr. Green is survived by his wife, Carolyn, of Central, and his father, F.O. Green, also of Central; four brothers, John F. of Alpine, CA, James L. of Clifton, AZ, Joe M. of Central, and Don M. of El Cajon, CA; two sons, Kenneth L. and Benjamin Scott; two daughters, Kelley Joe and Pamela Joan, all of Albuquerque; three step children, Phillip Stroud of Gracemont, OK, James R. of Las Cruces and Judy Zolman of Central; and one grandchild, Caleb Stroud of Gracemont, OK. Services for Mr. Green were held March 3 at 11 a.m. at the Wheeler Funeral Home with the Hurley Masonic Lodge #55 conducting. Burial followed at Masonic Cemetery, with full Military honors.

GREEN: Cindy Lou Green, 21, died Friday, July 27, in El Paso. Mrs. Green was born in New Mexico and had been a life long resident of Grant County. She is survived by her husband, Michael S. Green, stationed in Ft. Bragg, North Carolina with the Army, a daughter, Laura Lee Green, of Bayard, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Malone of Bayard, three sister, Linda Austin of Silver City, Doreen Malone and Regina Malone both of Bayard and three brothers, Richard Malone and Brad Malone of Arenas Valley and Steve Malone of San Manuel, Arizona. Funeral services were held in the Curtis-Bright chapel at 2 p.m., Tuesday, July 31, with Bill Miller of the First Baptist Church of Bayard officiating. Burial followed in Memory Lane Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Richard Malone, Steve Malone, Brad Malone, John Green, John Cox and Timmy Rader.

GREEN: Corwin Shelby, 71, a resident of Gila, passed away Friday in the Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque. He graduated with a bachelor of arts form Western New Mexico University in Silver City, served as a flight engineer in the W.S. Air Corps during World War II, worked at White Sands Missile Range for 22 years as an electronics technician in the Radar Division, and was a member of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees. He is survived by his wife, Katherine Green of Gila; one daughter, Lauren Isaacs of Gila; two granddaughters, Lori Peterson and her husband, Wes, of Joplin, Mo., and Kristen Bogart of Gila; one great-granddaughter, Tiffany Peterson of Joplin; one great-grandson, Shiloh Peterson of Joplin; and one sister, Delpha Terry of El Cajon, Calif. Graveside services will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the Mesa Cemetery in Gila with Raymond Green officiating. Casket bearers will be James Shelley, Allen Green, Gary Green, Don Stailey, Jerald Janecka and Herb Gottschling. Honorary casket bearers will be Ross Bacon, Raymond Green, Edgar Fuller, Virgil Bishop, David Norris and Hugh Bishop. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions be made to the Silver City Public Library. Arrangements are by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

GREEN: Ellis Green, 74, a longtime Lordsburg resident, died Monday, April 5 at Gila Regional Medical Center in Silver City. Visitation will be held from 9-11 Monday morning at the First Baptist Church in Lordsburg with the funeral service to follow at eleven. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery, where he will be laid to rest. He was born April 12, 1920 in Durango, CO to William Robert Green and Elizabeth Myers, and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Warrensburg, MO. He retired in 1979 from the Warrensburg Street Department. Mr. Green was a member of the Saddle and Bridle Club of Warrensburg. He had been a resident of Lordsburg since his retirement. His family includes his wife, Ruth Green of Lordsburg; six sons, Billy Green of Wichita, KS, Tony Green of Warrensburg, Keith Hix of Merriam, KS, Kenneth Hix of Independence, MO, Billy Hix of Silver City and Donald Hix of Sikeston, MO; eight daughters; Mary Pantoja, Janice Wood, Anna Marie Owens, Judy Moore, Teresa Tuter and Jeannie Green, all of Lordsburg; Bertha Green of Warrensburg and Karolyn Bolton of Tampa, FL; a brother, Ernest Green of Warrensburg; a sister, Minnie Symes of Center View, MO; thirty eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Millie Heath and Effie McGuire; three brothers, Bud Parmley, Albert Green and Bill Green. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels of Deming.

GREEN: John Forest "Jack" Green, 64, died Friday at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born June 27, 1929, in Silver City. He graduated from New Mexico State Teachers High School of Silver City and became a journeyman carpenter with Chino Mines. Mr. Green worked as a construction superintendent in the San Diego area, Wyoming, and Texas until his retirement. He was a member of Carpenters Local 1296 of San Diego and enjoyed the outdoors. He was a devoted husband and father and will be missed by his many loved ones. The funeral service will begin at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Baca's Funeral Chapels with the Rev. John T. Meachum officiating. Cremation will follow at Baca's Mimbres Crematory. Survivors include his wife, Doris Meachum Green of the home; a daughter, Evelyn Nichols, and her husband, Robert, of San Diego; a son, Wayne Sumruld Green of Silver City; three grandchildren; three brothers, James "Jim" Leroy Green and Joe Merrill Green, both of Grant County, and Donald Matthew Green of San Diego; and numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. Green was preceded in death by his parents Forest Olivine and Mary Jewell Sumruld Green; his brothers, Benjamin Lowell, Laverne Olivine Green, and Ralph Eugene Green; and his son Raymond Theodore Green. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to the American Lung of Heart Association. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels and Baca's Mimbres Crematory.

GREEN: Kenneth B. Green, 19, was killed instantly Tuesday afternoon when the car he was driving down the hill near the Catholic Church in Santa Rita went out of control and struck a truck. Hayden L. Green coroner of Santa Rita stated the results of inquest showed that the youth suffered a broken neck. Green was employed at the S. mine and had only been in this area a short time, coming here from Arizona. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Cox mortuary.

GREEN: LaVerne O. Green, 47, of El Cajon, CA, died there Aug. 24. He had resided there for the past three years. He is survived by his wife, Zolane of El Cajon; five sons, William of San Diego, CA, John of Germany, Stephen, Michael and Bob, all of El Cajon; two daughters, Mrs. Shannon Campbell of El Cajon and Miss Eunice Green of El Cajon; three grandchildren; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Forest Green of Central; five brothers, John and Don of El Cajon, James and Joe of Central, and Ben of Venice, Fla. Funeral services were held in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel Aug. 30 with the Rev. F.M. Roundtree officiating. Interment followed in Memory Lane Cemetery.

GREEN: Mary Jewell Green of the Green Ranch one mile west of Central died in her home February 11. She was born in Big Springs, Texas on August 23, 1901. She lived much of her childhood in Penasco River, NM. Her family moved to Grant County in 1925. Her mother and father have since passed away, also one brother, Jim Sumruld. Mary and her husband, Forest, were married May 2, 1925. They purchased the Green Ranch in 1937. Her husband and her sons each have served as Worshipful Master of the Hurley Masonic Lodge #55. Mrs. Green is survived by her husband, Forest O.; and five sons, John O. of Alpine, CA, James L. of Clifton, AZ, Joe M. of Central, Ben L. of Grant County and Don M. of El Cajon, CA; one sister , Ruby Lewis of Elfina, Idaho; 26 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. Two children preceded her in death, Lavern E. and Ralph Eugene. Her sons will be pallbearers. Funeral services were Saturday, Feb. 14 at 2 p.m. in the Wheeler Chapel with her grandson, Rev. Philip Stroud, and Rev. F.M. Roundtree officiating. Burial will follow in Memory Lane. Wheeler Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

GREEN: Mrs. William C. Green, 97, years old who had lived at Tyrone for 30 years with her granddaughter, Miss Mary Turner, died last Thursday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Julia Metzger in Tucson. Mrs. Greene was affectionately called Gram , by a wide circle of devoted friends. For the past two years she had resided with her daughter in Tucson, the wife of Dr. Jeremiah Metzger, prominent retired physician there. Funeral services were held in St. Louis, MO. where burial took place. {Editors note: Mellona Moulton Green; widow of Dr. William Cowen Green)

GREENE: Funeral services were held in Roswell, N.M. on Nov. 3, 1973 for Bruce H. Greene, 71, a former Silver City resident and businessman. His death Nov. 1 followed a long illness. Burial was in Roswell. Mr. Greene was born in Sparta, TN and moved to Silver City when he was young man. He owned the Household Appliance Store in Silver City and was active in community affairs. He was a City Councilman and helped organize Silver City's Little League baseball program. He moved to Roswell 15 years ago. Survivors include his wife, Fern, one son, Larry Greene of Phoenix Ariz., one daughter, Mrs. Barbara Cragen of Phoenix and three grandchildren.

GREENE: Fern Greene, 79, died July 6, in Phoenix. She had lived in Silver City from 1930-1955. For many years she and her husband, Bruce Greene, owned and operated Household Appliance Co. in Silver City. She was a member of the Church of Christ. Burial was at Memory Lane Cemetery Rose Garden in Silver City. Survivors are a daughter, Barbara Greene Cragen, and a son, Larry Greene, both of Phoenix, 3 grandchildren and a brother, John Cooley of Mission, TX.

GREENE: Hayden L. Greene, 80, a resident of Santa Rita for over 40 years, and in recent years living at Southgate, Calif., died the past week in Albuquerque. Mr. Greene came to Santa Rita in 1912 and was prominent in the mining community. He owned and operated a confectionery, served as postmaster, justice of the peace, a member of the School Board and was active in the Boy Scouts for many years and was a life member and past master of the Santa Rita Lodge of Masons. Immediate survivors are three daughters, Mrs. Helen Hall, Miss Ruthie Greene and Mrs. Jerry Day, all of whom reside in California. Funeral services were held in Southgate followed by burial there.

GREENE: Hazel Brooks Greene, 77, died in Oceanside, Calif., on March 2 after a long illness. Services will be held at a later date in Rose Hill Cemetery in Los Angeles. The family requests no flowers. She is survived by her husband, Harold R. Greene; her daughter, Ruth Anne Greene; her son, Robert Hayden Greene; and grandchildren, James M. and Mark H. Greene, all of Los Angeles; and her sister, Charlotte Moorman of Scottsdale, Ariz. Mrs. Greene was born in Brewster, KS. She came to Santa Rita for the school year in 1936 and continued teaching until March 1943. She married Harold Greene on June 4, 1941. The family moved to California in February 1948.

GREENFIELD: Harry T. Greenfield, died Sunday while hunting in the Black Range Mountains. Mr. Greenfield was a resident of Salem, N.M. Services are pending at this time. Local arrangements will be conducted by the Wheeler Funeral Home with other arrangements by Golden Gates Mortuary in T or C, N.M.

GREENLEAF: Dexter Edward Greenleaf, 73, of Las Cruces, passed away Dec. 19 at Fort Bayard Medical Center. Graham Mortuary of Las Cruces is in charge of final arrangements. Local arrangements were by Wheeler and Curtis-Bright Funeral Homes.

GREEMAN: Beulah Hutchinson Greeman, 78, a former Deming resident, died Tuesday at Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque. Visitation will be held Friday morning from 8-1 1 at Baca's Funeral Chapels in Deming. Funeral services will be held that afternoon at l:30 at the First United Methodist Church with Dr. Charles Graff pastor, officiating. Concluding services and interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. The family members will be gathering after services at the home of Ron and Jeanette Simmons and invite friends to join them. Mrs. Greeman was born Aug. 30, 1918, in Yukon, OK, to Melvin and Julia Hutchinson. She married Gerald Greeman on April 7, 1935, in Deming and they made their home there through World War II. He served in the New Mexico National Guard 200th Coast Artillery in the Philippines. In 1947, they moved to the Trinchera Ranch at Fort Garland, CO, where he was the ranch manager. In 1966, they moved back to Deming, where they spent many years in the automobile business and ranched in partnership with Walter and Jocelyn Greeman. Mrs. Greeman had been a resident of Albuquerque since 1989. In Deming, she was a member of the P.E.O. Club, the Daughters of the Nile, and Borderbelles. She was also a member of the First United Methodist Church. She is survived by a daughter, Geanie Wallendorff, and her husband, Bob, of Rock Springs, WY four sons, Walter Greeman and his wife, Jocelyn, of Hillsboro, Gerald B. Greeman Jr. of Blythe, CA, Pat Greeman and his wife, Kathie, of Silver City, and Dee Greeman and his wife, Marci, of Alamosa, CO; a sister, Mickey Hicks, and her husband, Charlie, of Modesto, Calif.; 13 grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, on May 6, 1986. Pallbearers will be Walter and --- Greeman, and Mel, Larry, Bobby and Brad Wallendorff. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapel.

GREENWOOD: Mrs. Belle Greenwood, who had lived in Silver City the past 10 years, passed away Monday morning in the hospital. Surviving are her husband, C. W. Greenwood, a daughter, Lavenia Thompson, Los Angeles; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lem Cosby, Hurley; a sister, Kathleen Cosby, San Diego, Calif., and two brothers, Virgil Cosby, Silver City, and Orville Cosby, El Paso. Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at the First Baptist church In Sliver City, the Rev. Echol Cosby, Douglas, AZ, conducting the rites. Interment was in the Silver City cemetery, directed by the Cox Mortuary.

GREENWOOD: Fred M. Greenwood, 46, who had, resided at Bluewater, NM for the past three months, died at his residence Sunday. The deceased was formerly an employee of the Chino Mines Division of Kennecott Copper Corporation at the power plant in Hurley. He was a native of Texas. Survivors of Mr. Greenwood include his daughter, Mrs. Geraldine Quintana of Silver City; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. D. Greenwood of Kernville, CA; three brothers, Robert Greenwood of Kernville, Charlie Greenwood of Morenci, AZ, and Howard Greenwood of Hurley; two sisters, Mrs. Viola Culbreth from Johnsondale, CA, and Mrs. Ola Mae Blum of Texas; and one granddaughter. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Curtis Mortuary in Silver City.

GREENWOOD: Memorial services for Joseph “Joe” Greenwood, 78, of Deming will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Fort’ Bayard National Cemetery with Rev. Craig Cockrell officiating. Arrangements are by Baca’s Funeral Chapels. Greenwood died Friday at his home. He was a veteran of the United States Army. Survivors include his wife, Ruth Doane Greenwood of Deming sister, Florence Greenwood Coidge of Brooklyn,:----

GREENWOOD: Patricia J. Greenwood, 65, of Tyrone passed away July 2 at her residence at Homestead Mountain Mobile Home Park. Mrs. Greenwood was born Sept. 17, 1926 in Sullivan, IL. She was a homemaker. She is survived by her husband, Phil J. Greenwood of Tyrone; a son, Craig Hanks of Wisconsin; a daughter, Peggy Donaldson of Decatur, IL; and five grandchildren. Cremation has taken place and no services have been planned. Arrangements were by Dannible's Chapel of the Roses of Silver City.

GREER: Frances Cole Greer, 83, of Big Spring, Texas, died Sunday, March 28. Services were held at 10 a.m. today at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with the Rev. Dudley Mullins, pastor of East Fourth Street Baptist Church, officiating. Interment followed at Mount Olive Memorial Park. She was born Aug. 14, 1915, in Big Spring into a pioneer Western ranch family. She was raised in Fort Worth. Upon finishing high school, she trained with Montgomery Ward and Sears and Roebuck as an order office manager in Texas. She married Lyman Greer in 1946 in Silver City, and lived in New Mexico from 1946 to February of this year, when she moved back to Big Spring. Mrs. Greer worked for the state of New Mexico for several years. Her many interests included music and Indian art. She was a member of numerous clubs. She was a member of Indian Hills Baptist Church in Silver City. Survivors include her loving husband, Lyman Greer of Big Spring; three cousins, W.G. Cole of Tilden, Texas, Phoebe Limon of Big Spring and Juanita Olive Pemberson of Fort Worth; and several nieces and nephews, including Margie and Neil Squires of Glasscock County. Pallbearers were C.J. Ashley, Lynn Squires, Jerry Bennett, Kenny Ross, James Lucas and Dalton Carr. The family suggests memorials to the American Lung Association of Texas. Arrangements are under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.

GREER: James Greer, 48, a former resident of Hurley where he was employed by Chino Mines, died July 27, in Placerville, CA where he had resided for the past several years. The body was returned to Silver City where funeral services were held Sunday at the Cox mortuary chapel, the Rev H E Johnson of the Santa Rita Community church conducting the rites. Burial took place in the Silver City cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were six nephews, Joel Rodgers, Leonard Rogers, Richard Paige Greer, J C Ford and Bob Rogers. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Jewell Greer, two sons, Jimmy and Jody, three sisters, Mrs. Ed Westerly, Tempe AZ, Mrs. Lee Rogers, Bayard and Mrs. J P Ford, Hurley, and a brother Frank Greer, Phoenix.

GREER: John Franklin Greer Jr., 83, of Phoenix entered into life eternal Tuesday in Phoenix. He was born in Parsons, NM. Mr. Greer retired as a mechanic for Greyhound Bus Lines in 1971. He served in the New Mexico National Guard and was a member of the Teamsters union. Visitation will be held tonight at 7 in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. A graveside service will be held Friday afternoon at 1 at Memory Lane Cemetery with Duane Springer officiating. Survivors include his wife, Emma R. Greer of Phoenix; two sons, Page and John "Bud" Greer; two sisters, Ula Rogers and Mammie Ford; and 11 grandchildren. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

GREER: Death Last Friday claimed Mrs. Nannie Hale Greer, 87 at the home of her son, R. L. Greer at Bayard, where she had lived since 1917. She was born in Texas. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. J. W. Madden, Las Vegas; and three sons, R L Greer, Mack C Greer and Isaac Greer all of Bayard. Her children were at her bedside when she passed away. Funeral services directed by Cox Mortuary were held Saturday afternoon at the Santa Rita Baptist church, services directed by the Rev. E. J Hollis, pastor. Interment was in the Santa Rita cemetery.

GREGORY: Death last Friday claimed the infant child of Mr. and Mrs. Phillip D. Gregory. Graveside services were held Monday at 11 a.m. in the Silver City cemetery, the Rev. Frank Starrick of the Glad Tidings Assembly of God Church, conducting the rites.

GREGORY: Marcus John Gregory, 13, of Tyrone, died Wednesday in the Tucson Medical Center in Arizona after an illness. He was born and raised in Silver City and was a member of the St. Francis Newman Center. He attended La Plata Junior High where he as a member of the band as well as manager of the basketball team. He is survived by his father, Thomas G. Gregory of Tyrone; two sisters, Suzanne Gregory of Tyrone and Melissa Gregory of Phoenix, AZ; two brothers, Joseph and Robert "Robby" Gregory, both of Tyrone; his paternal Grandfather, Floyd F. Gregory of Bisbee, AZ; and his maternal grandparents, Joseph and Lois Ferry of Alpine, AZ He was preceded in death by his mother, Carol Sue Ferry Thiel, in April 1986. There will be a visitation Sunday from 3-5 p.m. and rosary recitation will be at 7 p.m. Sunday in the Curtis-Bright chapel. Mass of the resurrection will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday in the St. Francis Newman Center. The Rev. Bill Mayer will officiate at both services Interment will follow in Memory Lane Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Danny Gojkovich, Mark Aralica, Barney Thompson, Joey Hoover, Floyd Gregory Jr. and Render Gregory. Honorary pallbearers will be John Trujillo, Bobby Trujillo, Anthony Marquez, Melchior Marquez, Jr., Daniel Kelly, Michael Sias, Eddy Joe Montes and Freddie Montes In lieu of flowers donations may be made to "Make a Wish Foundation.... (rest is unreadable)

GREINER: Amy M. Greiner, 92, died Tuesday in the Fort Bayard Medical Center. She was born Nov. 23, 1896, in Iowa and was a retired secretary. Funeral services will be held Friday in Lunning Chapels in Burlington, Iowa, with interment to follow in Aspen Grove Cemetery. She is survived by a son, Richard K. Greiner of Phoenix, Ariz. Local arrangements entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

GRENFELL: Eunice Grenfell, 91, a resident of Hacienda de Salud, died there early Monday morning. She was born Oct. 11, 1897, in Durango, Colo., and moved to Grant County in 1919 from Cedar Hill. Her entire career was devoted to education having taught at Fierro, Hurley and the Mimbres Valley followed by a principalship at Lincoln Elementary in Silver City for 10 years. She retired from the Deming Public Schools after 39 years of service as an educator. In recent years she retired in Silver City and was a member of the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, Daughters of the American Revolution , the Silver City Woman's Club, and the Colonial Dames of the 17th Century, and was a life member of the New Mexico Retired Teachers Association. Memorial services will be held Thursday afternoon at 2 in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. The Rev. Robert Ihlefeld, rector of the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, will officiate. Inurnment will be in Memory Lane Cemetery. Survivors include her daughter, Frances (Mrs. Jesse) Blair of Silver City; three grandchildren, John Keith Blair, Jessie Louise Whitham and Geraldine Etheridge; and one great-grandchild, Laura Anne Whitham. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Eunice Elizabeth, and her husband, L. R. Grenfell. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made to a favorite charity. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

GRENFELL: Graveside services were conducted Wednesday at Memory Lane Cemetery for Louis Grenfell, WWI veteran and a former resident of Silver City, who died Monday in a Deming nursing home. A member of the American Legion, Allingham-Golding Post 18 arranged the service. Col. E.L. Mickelson served as chaplain with Harry Gunderson as bugler. Lee Childress and E.L. Pruitt, color bearers, Frank G. Combs and Nobel LaFond rendered flag honors and the presentation ceremony. Riflemen for the gun salute were Leo G. Gomez, Chancie Snyder, Max Villalobos, Marion Mortwood, Lynn Detweiler and Ervin Seebeck. Pallbearers included R.J. McCoun, W. Bryon Miller, George Ewen, Harry Carlson, Hugh Hawkins, and Jose M. Salas. Post sergeant-at-arms Donald Boger was in charge of the funeral services.

GRENFELL: Nicholas P Grenfell, 77, resident of Silver City, died Sunday in Hillcrest general hospital after a brief illness. He was a lifetime resident of Silver City where he was born in 1887. He was a member of the Grenfell ranch family of Grant County. His father, Nicholas Grenfell, came to Sliver City: from Cornwall England, married, and reared a family of three sons and four daughters. With their father, the sons engaged in ranching for many years. At the outbreak of World War I, the deceased enlisted for service in the U. S. Army and following the war was employed by the American Smelting & Refining Company and thereafter was an accountant for Chino Mines, Kennecott Copper Corp., for 17 years until his retirement in 1958. His wife, Mrs. Marguerite Foote Grenfell, died a year ago. Survivors are a son, Dr. Nicholas P. Grenfell, of Las Vegas, Nevada, and two grandsons; two brothers, Louis R. Grenfell, Deming and John Grenfell, Baton Rouge, LA, and two sisters Rose Grenfell and Margaret Brooks, Houston TX. Funeral services were held Tuesday at the Curtis mortuary chapel, the Rev Clifton M Henderson of the Episcopal church of the Good Shepard conducting the rites. The remains were flown to Albuquerque for cremation.

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GRIJALVA: Bobby M. Grijalva, age 22, passed away after a car accident in Arenas Valley Monday, September 5. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Adam Grijalva of Silver City. Also survived by two sisters, Eva Villalobos and Lilly Placencio, both of Silver City and a brother, Ray Murillo of Grants, N.M. Rosary services were recited Wednesday, September 7, at the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel. Funeral Mass was said Thursday, September 15 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Monsignor A. James Milano officiating. Burial followed in the Catholic Cemetery. Pallbearers were his cousins, Sammy Murillo, Tommy Murillo, Ruben Murillo, Gilbert Murillo; Danny Lopez, Sammy Lopez and Arthur Murillo.

GRIEGO Rudolfo “Rudy” J. Griego, 80, a resident of Silver City, entered into eternal rest Thursday, Feb. 5, at his residence. He was horn March 16, 1917, in Santa Fe on Juan J. and Juanita De Aguerro Griego. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army. He was a retired salesman for Rainbow Bread Co. and was a member of St. Ann’s Catholic Church. Visitation will begin at 5 p.m. Sunday at Berardinelli Family Funeral Services in Santa Fe with the rosary service following at 7. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at Santa Maria de Paz Catholic Church. Father Jim Wolff will be officiating. Burial will follow at the Santa Fe National Cemetery with veteran’s honors. Pallbearers will be Shannon, Juan, Chad, Joshua and Lucas Griego and Abie-Joe Montoya. Honorary pallbearers are Ronnie Griego and Leonard Salazar. Survivors include two Sons, Rudy R. Griego and his wife, Dayna, of Santa Clara, and Deihert J. Griego of Silver City; three daughters, Selma Saavedra of Rio Rancho, Doria McDaniel and her husband, Tom, of South Lake, Texas, and Annette Smith and her husband, David, of Silver City; a sister, Margaret Salazar, and her husband, Roman, of Santa Fe; 18 grandchildren. and eight great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Elisa “Alice” Griego, in 1989. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels.

GRIFFIN: Mrs. Cora Griffin a resident of Hanover for the past thirty-one years, died at her residence on Thursday morning October 1. She was born In Stone Mountain, GA in 1873.Her husband, Thomas Griffin and a daughter, Ethel, preceded her in death. The deceased is survived by three children; Mrs. Gertie Allen of Hanover, V. L. Griffin of Sonoma, CA, and O. D. Griffin of South Pines; NC. Three grandchildren also survive. Funeral rites were held in Silver City at the Cox Mortuary at 2:30 p.m. Saturday and interment was in the Silver City cemetery. The Rev. Harold E. Johnson officiated. Pallbearers were E. J. Bivins, Martel Bryant, E. L. McCoy, James Bell, Homer McNutt and Clarence Snell. Honorary pallbearers were Harry Brown, V. E. Marshall, J. A. Reed, Roy Sanders, J. R. Pate, William Herr, H. Mascarenas, V. L. Van Curon, Patrick Wellborn,R. L. Dowding, Dr. L. C. Woodworth, Velmar Barnes, W. H. LaFrenz, Joe Peeples and Arthur Carabajal.

GRIFFIN: Leonard T. Griffin, 78, of Silver City died Saturday at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born April 7, 1917 in North Adams, Mass. and had been a resident of Grant County since 1982. Mr. Griffin retired from the General Electric major appliance division in Albany, N.Y., where he was service manager. He was secretary-treasurer of the Grant County Pilots Association and received the 1992 Pilot of the Year award. He was a member of the Experimental Aircraft Association. Memorial services will be held Thursday afternoon at two in Baca's Funeral Chapels with Robert Griffin presiding. Cremation will take place at Baca's Mimbres Crematorium. Survivors include his loving wife of 59 years, Irene A. Griffin of Silver City; a son, Robert Griffin of Albany; and three grandchildren, Beth Griffin of Red Feather Lakes, CO, Marnie Griffin of Albany, and Sara Ives of Tampa, Fla. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Grant County Pilots Association in care of Grimes Aviation. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

GRIFFITH: Memorial services for Thelma Louise Duncan Griffith, 88, of Silver City will be at 2 p.m. July 5 in the First United Methodist Church. Arrangements are by Bright Funeral Home. Griffith died Thursday in Gila Regional Medical Center. Survivors include her daughter, Dona McGrath of Silver City; sister, Leona Bown of El Cajun, CA; a granddaughter; and a great-granddaughter.

Isabel Lucero, 65, of Lordsburg died Tuesday at Gila Regional Medical Center in Silver City. Services are pending with Baca's Funeral Chapels.

GRIFFITH: Trooper Stanley Woodrow Griffith, 81, passed on Wednesday, Jan. 14, to Fidd1er~s Green, where he will stop and bide a while with his old cavalry comrades. He was horn Nov. 17, 1916, in, Davenport, Iowa to Albert St. Leger and Abigail Griffith. He was first a cavalry trooper and then a soldier’s soldier. His U.S. Army service was the center of his life. He joined the 14th Cavalry on Oct. 15, 1936, at Fort Des Moines, Iowa. He was an excellent horseman, expert rifleman and company bugler. On Nov. 14, 1937, he married Thelma Louise Duncan and in 1938, their daughter, Dona, was born at Fort Des Moines as he rode mounted guard around the hospital. He was an instructor at Michigan State University in. Lansing when World War II began. Upon volunteering, he was transferred to the Army Air Force, where he served, from 1942 until 1945, in the Central European, Northern France and Rhineland campaigns and battles. He was a civilian from 1945 to 1948. During this time, he owned a small business and attended vocational school, where he learned to be a plumber and electrician. In 1948, he re-turned to the U.S. Army Headquarters Company of the 9th Division Artillery, and served in Korea. He was twice wounded in action against the enemy along the Naktong River. His lifelong love of boats began when he served in the Korean-based 501st Transportation Harbor Craft Company. He was transferred to the 2nd Infantry Division in 1950, and served in Germany from 1953 to 1956. On his return to the United States, he served in the Headquarters Company of the U.S. Army Electronics activity at White Sands Proving Grounds until his retirement in 1962. He was a postman until 1965, when he returned to the Army Security Agency, where he served until his second retirement, in 1970, after 30 years of service. During his military service, he received the American Defense Service Medal, the European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal, the Purple Heart with Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster, Korean Service Medal with one Silver Star and one Bronze Star, the National Defense Service Medal with Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster, the United Nations Service Medal, the Army of Occupation Medal with Germany Clasp, the Good Conduct Medal with Five Clasps, the Combat Infantryman Badge, the American Campaign Medal and the World War H Victory Medal. He was a quiet, complex, self-educated man with many interests, including boats, guns, cameras, trains, and reading, especially mystery novels and Civil War and cavalry history books. He was a member of Westerners International, the U.S. Cavalry Association, the Military Order of the Purple Heart, the American Legion, the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the First Methodist Church. He leaves his devoted wife of 60 years, Thelma, and a daughter, Dona, and her husband, Herbert McGrath, all of Silver City; a granddaughter, Shannon, and her husband, Timothy Richmeyer, and a great granddaughter, Gwendolyn Elizabeth, of Palm Bay, FL; and two nieces, Priscilla Openheimer and Rosalind and her husband, Ray Hernandez, all of San Diego. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Military Order of the Purple Heart Scholarship Fund, c/o Adjutant Harvey Blair, P.O. Box 894, Hurley, NM 88043. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Scott Penrod officiating. Interment will be in Fort Bayard National Cemetery with full military honors. Bright Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

GRIFFITHS: Lillian Griffiths, 90, a former resident of Tucson, AZ, died Friday, Oct. 9, at Willow Manor in Deming. She was born April 24, 1908, the daughter of Wilson and Jennie Olds in South Beloit, IL She grew up and attended school in South Beloit and in Beloit, WI. She met and married Clarence J. Griffiths in 1927. Mrs. Griffiths and her husband moved to Tucson in 1949. In 1959, they moved to Glenwood, where they owned and operated the L Bar H Ranch, until 1967, when they returned to Tucson. She is survived by daughters, Corinne Tripp of Orlando, FL, Mildred Dixon of Mesa, AZ, and Linda Oberg of Logan, NM, a son, John Griffiths of Deming; and a sister, Mildred Banker of Appleton, WI. She is also survived by 12 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband and by her brother, Clifford Olds. Visitation was to begin at noon today followed by services at 1 p.m. at East Lawn Palms Chapel in Tucson. Interment followed in East Lawn Cemetery. Local arrangements were entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels in Deming.

GRIGGS: William H. "Bill" Griggs, 77, a resident of Silver City since 1988, passed on to his heavenly home at 10:17 p.m. Friday at Gila Regional Medical Center. He is survived by his beloved wife of 51-1/2 years, Ann H. Griggs; his brother, James N. Griggs of Marysville, Calif.; one nephew; one niece; one great-nephew; other loving relatives living in Missouri; and numerous friends. Cremation with no services at the expressed desire of Mr. Griggs has taken place. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels and Mimbres Crematory.

GRIJALVA: Manuel Grijalva, 82, a pioneer of Hanover and retired school bus driver, died last Thursday in Hillcrest Hospital. He had lived in retirement since 1952. Survivors are his widow, Mrs. Luz Grijalva: three Sons and five daughters; 16 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren.. Rosary services were held at 8p.m. Friday in the Curtis Mortuary chapel. Funeral mass was said at 10 am. Saturday in St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, burial following in the Catholic Cemetery.

GRIJALBA: Braulio L. Grijalba, 74, of Hurley, died at his home Friday. Mr. Grijalba was a retired Kennecott employee and had lived in Hurley for the past 27 years. He is survived by, his widow, Mrs. Ramona Grijalba; a daughter, Mrs. Esther Moreno; a stepdaughter, Miss Mina Grijalba; a step-son, Ernest Grijalba, all of Hurley; a brother, Eufemio Grijalba; and a sister, Mrs. Elvira Bencomo of Arrey. Rosary services were held in the’ Chapel of the Curtis Mortuary on Sunday at 7:30 p. m. Mass was held at the Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley at 9 a. m. Monday with interment in the Hurley Cemetery. The Rev. Fr. Rarnon Estevill officiated.

GRIJALBA: Mrs. Maria H Grijalba, 83, who had lived in Grant County all of her life, died Monday at her home In Silver City. Survivors are five daughters, Miss Clara Grijalba, Mrs. Natalia Chavez Mrs. Mary Ponce, Mrs. Hattie Marques, all of Silver City, and Mrs. Pauline Cenberos of Whittier, CA: two sons. Frank H. Grijalba of Chine, CA, and Bill H. Grijalba of Pico Rivera, CA; 20 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren. Rosary service were held in the chapel of the Curtis Mortuary, with the funeral mass Wednesday at St. Vincent de Paul’s Catholic Church, the Rev. Fr. A. James Milano officiating. Burial was in the Catholic Cemetery.

GRIJALBA: Ray Grijalba, 45, died Thursday. He was born Dec. 10, 1939 and resided in Silver City all of his life. Mr. Grijalba was a communicant of the Saint Vincent de, Paul Catholic Church, served in the U.S. Air Force, and was an educator with the Silver Consolidated Schools: He graduated from Western New Mexico University with a bachelor of arts degree in education and master of arts degree in guidance and counseling and administration. Survivors include his wife, Esther G. Grijalba of Silver City: one son, Adam Ray of West-point, N.Y.; three daughters, Carolyn, Ellen and Karen Cecilia of the home; his mother, Mrs. Hope Arrington of Hurley; and a sister, Mrs. Patsy Perrault of Santa Fe. Rosary services will be recited at 7:30 tonight and Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at 9a.m. Saturday in the Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Monsignor A. James Milano officiating at both services. Interment will follow at the Catholic Cemetery with military honors conducted by the Allingham-Golding American Legion Post No. 18. Serving as pallbearers will be Ruben L. Gomez, Gilbert L. Gomez, Henry Trejo, David Lardizabal, Joe Carrillo and Lloyd Arrington. Honorary pallbearers will be Johnny G. Montoya, Larry Perrault, Johnny Arzola, .Moises Ruiz Sr. and Frank Ogas.~ Arrangements are by the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

GRIJALBA: Clara H. Grijalba, 74, died Sunday in Silver City. Mrs. Grijalba was a lifelong resident of Grant County. She was born in Pinos Altos; was a member of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees; and belonged to the St. Francis Newman Center. Calling hours will be Tuesday from 3-7 p.m. in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. Mass of the Christian burial will be celebrated Wednesday afternoon at 2 in the St. Francis Newman Center with the Rev. Richard Lynch officiating. Interment will follow in the Silver City Catholic Cemetery. Survivors are a brother, Bill H. Grijalba of Whittier, Calif.; four sisters, Natalia Chavez and Mary Ponce, both of Silver City, Pauline Ceniceros of Sunny Mead, CA and Hattie Marquez of Whittier; and her many nieces and nephews whom she so loved, and who referred to her as Tia Clara. Casket bearers will be Bob and Gary Ponce, Eloy Chavez, Ron Marquez and Ben and Bill Grijalba Jr. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

GRIJALBA: Eliza B. Becerra Grijalba, 76, a resident of Ontario, Calif., died Saturday at Chino Community Hospital in Chino, CA. Mrs. Grijalba was born in Silver City. She lived in Ontario for 30 years. She was a homemaker and a member of the Catholic faith. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank H. Grijalba. She is survived by a brother, Luis Becerra of Ontario. Services were held Tuesday at Todd Memorial Chapel in Pomona, Calif. Interment followed in Holy Cross Cemetery in Pomona.

GRIJALVA: Adelino Q, Grijalva, 50, a lifelong resident of this area, died Monday at Hillcrest General Hospital. Rosary services were held Tuesday evening in his home in Santa Rita and Mass at the Santa Rita Catholic church Wednesday morning with the Rev Fr. .P F. Ruiz officiating. Burial was made under the direction of Cox Mortuary with members of the AHA serving as an honor guard. He is survived by his wife, Beatrice; two sons, Horacio and Adelino, jr.; two daughters, Mrs. Elsie Ojinaga and Mrs. Gloria Torres, both of Santa Rita; four brothers and eight grandchildren.

GRIJALVA: Alfred H. Grijalva died the past week In Los Angeles. He was a former resident of Silver City and member of. a pioneer family. In recent years he had been employed by a California trucking firm. Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Lupe Grijalva of Rosemead Calif.; his mother, Mrs. Maria Grijalva; three sons, Alfred, Jr., of Rosemead· Richard, who is a member of the U. S. Army, and Albert of El Monte, Calif.; five sisters, Miss Clara Grijalva, of Silver City; Mrs. Pauline Sisneros of Tico River, CA; Mrs. Natalia Chavez, Mrs. Mary Ponce and Mrs. Hattie Marquez, all of Silver City; two grandchildren and two brothers, Frank Grijalva of Chino, Calif.. and William Grijalva of La Puente, Calif. Rosary services were held Friday evening at the Curtis Mortuary chapel by the Rev. Fr. James Milano, followed by funeral mass at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Burial took place In the Catholic cemetery.

GRIJALVA: Estella Murillo Grijalva, 71, a resident of Arrey for the last 15 years and a former resident of Silver City, entered into eternal rest Sunday, Jan. 11, at Memorial Medical Center in Las Cruces. She was born April 26, 1926, in Silver City to the late Estanislado and Mañana Garcia Murillo. She retired as a cafeteria employee from the Silver city school district. She was a communicant of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church while living in Silver City and San Isidro Catholic Church in Arrey, and was a choir member at both churches before her illness. She was a member of the Guadalupanas, and a Cursillista. Her hobbies included playing bingo, crocheting and cooking. Calling hours will be from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday at Baca’s Funeral Chapels with the prayer vigil being held there at 7. Deacon Bill Holguin will officiate. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Thursday at 10 a.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Father John Colgan officiating. Burial will follow at the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Cemetery. She is survived by her husband, Adan Grijalva of Arrey; a son, Ramon Murillo, and his wife, Lorena, of Chaparral; two daughters, Lilly Chacon and her husband, Tuddie, of Santa Clara, and Eva Villalobos and her companion, Tomas Aguirre, of Silver City; two brothers, Frank Murillo and his wife, Rose, of Phoenix, and Estanislado 0. Murillo of Silver City; two sisters, Betty Anthony and her husband, Charles, of Tucson, Aria., and Rosa Apodaca of -----?-----cousins. She was preceded in death by a son, Bobby Grijalva in 1977, and her brothers, Espire Murillo and Joe Murillo. Casket bearers will be Rick and Mark Placencio, Gilbert Villalobos, Kenneth and Charlie Murillo, and Patrick Dominguez.

GRIJALVA: Louise Yniguez Grijalva, 31, died Wednesday evening in an automobile accident. He was born and raised in Grant county and was residing in Mimbres.. He was a communicant of San Lorenzo Catholic church, a 1971 graduate of Cobre High school and a member of the Moose Lodge. At the time of his death he was employed by Chino mines. Louise is survived by his wife Sandy Grijalva of the Mimbres.; five daughters, Stephanie Grijalva, Crystal Grijalva, Kathleen Grijalva, and Victoria Grijalva; a son Levi Grijalva of Mimbres; his parents Marino and Mary Grijalva of Bayard; three sisters, Betty Quinatar of Denver CO, Anna Gonzales of Bayard, and Sally Young of Silver City and one brother, Mario Yniguez of Bayard. Rosary recitation will be held tonight at 7pm and mass of the resurrection will be celebrated at 2pm Saturday ; both services will be officiated by the Tomas Perez at the San Lorenzo Catholic church. Internment will follow in the private Grijalva cemetery in Mimbres. Serving as pallbearers will be Sonny Young, Eloy Gonzales, Steve Grijalva, Bobby Gomez, and Alvino Roybal. Honorary pallbearers will be Picho Gomez, Tony Pena, Albert Carrillo, and Oscar Merino. Arrangements by Wheeler.

GRUJALVA: Mariano Q Grijalva, 83, died at his residence in Mimbres Friday following a brief illness. Mr. Grijalva was a native of the Mimbres and was a life long rancher of the area. His wife Mrs. Alvina Rascon Grijalva preceded him in death in 1966. Survivors include five sons, Sam of Central, Mariano of Bayard, Robert, Dan, and Tony all of Mimbres; four daughters, Mrs. Amelia Montoya, Mrs. Reina Roybal, Mrs. Josie Alcorta and Mrs. Billie Guck all of Mimbres; 42 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren; one brother, Genero Grijalva of Pico Rivera CA. Rosary was held in San Lorenzo Catholic church at 7:30 Sunday with funeral mass being recited in the San Lorenzo church on Monday with the Rev Fr Carl F Neiset officiating. Internment followed in the Grijalva family cemetery on the Mimbres. Casket bearers were five sons and Felix Roybal. Honorary casket bearers were Ramon Garcia, Utimio Udero, Pete Alcorta, Ralph Saenz, Joe Montoya and Mickey Guck.

GRIJALVA: Mrs. Beatriz I Grijalva, 71, of Bayard, ,died Sunday night at Ft. Bayard Hospital. Mrs. Grijalva was a lifelong resident of Grant County. She is survived by two sons, Horacio Grijalva of Silver City and Adelino Grijalva of Bayard;. two daughters, Mrs. Elisa Ojinaga of Monterey Park, Calif., and Mrs. Gloria Torrez of Bayard; 14 grandchildren and six great grandchildren two sisters, Carolina Galaz of San Lorenzo and Mrs. Librada Holguin of Albuquerque three brothers, Fred Islas of Calif and, Marino Islas of Albuquerque and Eloy Islas of Santa Anna, CA. Rosary was said Tuesday at Curtis Mortuary Chapel a funeral mass held Wednesday at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic church in Bayard. Internment was made in Hanover. The Rev. Father A. A. Fuentes officiated.

GRIJALVA: Miss Bertha Grijalva, 21, died in Hotel Dieu Hospital in El Paso Saturday afternoon after a lingering illness. Miss Grijalva was a lifelong member of the Mimbres community.Survivors includes her parents. Mr. and Mrs. R. Grijalva of Mimbres: two brothers, Robert Jr. in the U. S. Army and.. Nick of Mimbres; two sisters, Mrs. Cornelia Escobedo and Miss Rose Mary Grijalva both of Mimbres: her paternal grandfather Manano Grijalva of Mimbres; and her maternal grandparents. Mr. and Mrs. Pete Salazar of Greeley, CO. Rosary services: were held in the Curtis Mortuary Chapel on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m., and burial Mass was held in San Lorenzo Catholic Church Wednesday at 9:30 am. Burial followed in the Grijalva private cemetery at Mimbres. The Rev. Fr. A. James Milano was in charge of the Rosary services and the Rev. Fr. Leo Lumas Officiated at the Mass. Casket bearers included Pete Salazar, Paul Salazar, Robert Rascon, Dan Grijalva, Mariano Grijalva and B.T Armijo.

GRIJALVA: Mrs. Elvira R Grijalva, 65, died Monday at her home on the Mimbres River. She was a lifelong resident of Grant County. Survivor, are her husband, Mariano Grijalva; four daughters, four sons, three brothers, a sister; 38 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Services were held at the San Lorenzo Catholic Church, followed by mass at the church. Burial was In the family plot under direction of the Curtis Mortuary.

GRIJALVA: Rafael Q. Grijalva, 66, died Sunday at his home in Santa Rita. A retired fanner of the Mimbres, the deceased was born at San Lorenzo but had lived all of his life in that area. Survivors include two sons Rodolfo Grijalva of Central and Rafael Jr., of Nuys CA, three daughters, Mrs. Cecilia Duran and Mrs. Carol Acevedo of Placentia, CA, and Mrs. Margaret Chavez of Santa Rita: 12 grandchildren; and two brothers, Mariano Grijalva of Mimbres and Henry Grijalva of Pico Rivera,CA. Rosary services were held at 7:30 pm Tuesday in the Curtis Mortuary chapel. Funeral mass was said at 10:30 Wednesday in the Santa Rita Catholic Church by the Rev Fr James Milano. Burial was in the Hanover Cemetery.

GRIJALVA: Eduardo B. Grijalva, 95, a resident of Silver City, entered eternal rest Monday at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born in Arrey on May 16, 1900 to Orsino and Josefita Baca Grijalva. He came to Grant County at the age of 21 and worked as an electrician's helper with Kennecott Copper Corp. until his retirement in 1962. He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Margarita Torres Grijalva of the home; two sons, Israel Romero of Salt Lake City and Sammy Grijalva and his wife, Nellie, of San Leandro, Calif.; four daughters, Mary Lou Bennett and her husband, Bill, of Farmington, Esther Rodriguez and her husband, Mariano, of La Habra, Calif., Lynette Ruiz and her husband, Bobby, of Silver City, and Naomi Grijalva, also of Silver City; a daughter-in-law, Hazel Grijalva of Silver City; 17 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his son, Edward Grijalva Jr. in 1992. Calling hours will be from 4 to 7 p.m. today at Baca's Funeral Chapels, followed by the prayer service at seven. The funeral service will be Friday morning at 10 at Baca’s. Officiating at all services will be his son, the Rev. Sammy Grijalva. The rite of committal and burial will follow at Memory Lane. Serving as casket bearers will be Freddie Fierro Jr., Mariano Rodriguez, Jr., Travis Grijalva, John Grijalva, Patrick Fierro and Armando Sanchez Jr. Honorary bearers are Bill Bennett, Mariano Rodriguez, Bobby Ruiz, Eluid Torres, Luis Torres, Luis Ruiz Sr. and Rafael Rueda. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

GRIJALVA: Edward T. Grijalva, 42, of Silver City passed away Wednesday at his residence. Mr. Grijalva was born Jan. 8, 1950, in Santa Rita to Edward and Margaret (Torres) Grijalva Sr. He graduated from Cobre High School with the Class of 1969. He was a foreman with Chino Mines in Hurley, and a member of the local congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses. He is survived by his wife, Hazel (Vasquez) Grijalva of Silver City; a son, Travis Grijalva; four daughters, Brandy Grijalva, Amber Grijalva, Bernadette Walsmith and her husband, Allen, and Erica McClelland and her husband, Stacy; one grandson, Joshua Adam; his parents, Edwardo and Margaret Grijalva Sr.; two brothers, Israel T. Romero and Sammy Grijalva; four sisters, Mary Bennett, Esther Rodriguez. Lynnette Ruiz and Naomi Arellano; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Dannible's Chapel of the Roses on U.S. 180 East in Silver City. A member of the congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses will officiate. Interment will follow in Memory Lane Cemetery. Relatives and friends are invited to visit at the funeral home Friday from 7-9 p.m. Arrangements are by Dannible's Chapel of the Roses of Silver City.

GRIJALVA: Escolastica "Chata" Grijalva, 68, a lifetime Hurley resident, entered life eternal Tuesday morning at Gila Regional Medical Center. She was born June 27, 1924, in San Miguel. Mrs. Grijalva was a member of the Catholic Church, and was a homemaker. Calling hours are from 4-9 p.m. today at Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley, where the prayer vigil will be held at 7. The funeral liturgy will be held Thursday morning at 10, also at Infant Jesus Church, with the Rev. John Jusseaume officiating. The rite of committal will follow at the Hurley Cemetery, where she will be laid to rest. Survivors include her husband, Joe Grijalva of Hurley; her mother, Serafina Garcia of Bayard; one son, Marcus Grijalva of Sacramento, Calif.; two daughters, Olga Marquez and Bonnie Omick, both of Las Cruces; one brother, Gene Garcia of Albuquerque; two sisters, Dolores Ordonez and Flora Montoya, both of Bayard; and three grandchildren, Anya Grijalva of Valparaiso, Ind., Renee Marquez of Las Cruces, and Joseph Grijalva of Sacramento. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her father, Jose Garcia, in 1963, and two grandchildren, Leticia and Daniel Marquez. Casket bearers will be Richard Apodaca, Jose Marquez, Steve Omick, Joey Montoya, John Montoya and Luis Grijalva. Honorary bearers will be Aaron Garcia, Simon Grijalva, Roberto Grijalva, Michael Grijalva, Albert Grijalva, Jesus Grijalva, Francisco Perez, Arturo Perez, Daniel Apodaca, Luis Martinez, George Martinez, Steve Martinez and Gilbert Montoya. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

GRIJALVA: Fred R. Grijalva, 49, a resident of Santa Rita, suffered a fatal heart attack Saturday morning. Mr. Grijalva was a native of Mimbres and had lived in Grant County all of his life. He was a veteran of World War II serving in the U.S. Army and was employed as a pump man for Kennecott Copper Corporation. Survivors include his daughter, Mrs. Yolanda Andazola of Silver City; his mother, Mrs. Luz Grijalva of Santa Rita; two brothers, W.A. Grijalva of Mimbres and Ismael Grijalva of Santa Rita, his sisters, Mrs. Arthur Archuleta and Paul Moreno, both of Mimbres, Mrs. San Martinez of Whittier, Calif., and Mrs. Luz De La O of Calif. Rosary was said in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel at 7:30 Monday with the funeral mass being recited in St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday. Interment followed in the catholic Cemetery with the Rev. Fr. A. James Milano officiating. V.F.W. Post No. 4150 supplied pallbearers and conducted military graveside services.

GRIJALVA: Genaro Q. Grijalva, a former resident of Grant County who was born Nov. 9, 1903 in San Lorenzo, entered eternal rest April 1 in Pico Rivera, Calif. Funeral services were held in Pico Rivera on April 5. Survivors are his sons, Benny Grijalva and his companion, Lydia, General Grijalva Jr. and his wife, Lucille, and Ernesto Grijalva and his wife, Lucille; a daughter and son-in-law, Lupe and Ruben Hernandez; 15 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.

GRIJALVA: Lupe C. Grijalva, 66, a resident of Silver City died Tuesday night in Hacienda de Salud. She was born Feb. 2, 1922 in El Paso, Texas and moved to Silver City three years ago from Van Nuys, Calif. Calling hours will be from 2-9 p.m. Friday in Baca's Hillcrest funeral Chapels and the rosary service will be that evening at 7:30. Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday morning at ten in the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. The Rev. Richard Lynch will officiate and interment will follow in the Silver City Catholic Cemetery. She is survived by her husband, Rafael Grijalva of Placencio, Calif.; two nephews, Jose Morales Jr. of Silver City, and Robert Morales of Arenas Valley; and five nieces, Angie Heldon, Esther Teran and Stella Morales of Silver City, Irene Zamora of Tucson, Ariz., and Gloria Alcorta of Arenas Valley. Casket bearers will be Jose Morales Jr., Robert Morales, Oscar Duran, Rudolfo Grijalva, Charles Helton and Edward Alcorta. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

GRIJALVA: Luz Grijalva, 90, a resident of the area near Santa Rita, died this morning in Gila Regional Medical Center. Services are pending and will be announced by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

GRIJALVA: Maria G. Grijalva, a former Bayard resident, died Sunday at Hayden, Ariz. Services are pending.

GRIJALVA: Mariano R. 71, a resident of Bayard, died Sunday at Gila Regional Medical Center. Services are pending. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

GRIJALVA: Martin Grijalva, 23, Chino Mines employee of Santa Rita, was killed last Sunday morning when the car he was driving went out of control on the highway near Hanover and rolled over, crushing him to death. This was Grant County's second highway fatality this year. Surviving is his wife, father, two brothers and three sisters. Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon and burial took place in the Hanover cemetery, directed by the Cox Mortuary. Military rites were accorded him at the grave for service in the Army.

GRIJALVA: Robert R. Grijalva, 68, a lifetime resident of Mimbres, died Sunday in his home. He was born May 9, 1922, in Mimbres. He was a shovel repairman at Chino Mines before his retirement. He was a member of the International Association of Machinists union and the Farm Bureau. He was a parishioner of San Lorenzo Catholic Church. Calling hours were to be held this afternoon from 2-5 in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. Rosary services will be held at 7 tonight in San Lorenzo Catholic Church, where Mass of the Christian burial will be celebrated Wednesday morning at 10. Concluding services will follow in Grijalva Cemetery with the Order of Augustinian Recollect Fathers officiating. Veteran honors will be accorded by Allingham-Golding Post No. 18 of the American Legion. Survivors include his wife, Nellie Grijalva of Mimbres; three sons, Robert Grijalva Jr., Nicky Grijalva and his wife, Dorothy, and Adam Castillo and his wife, Darlene, all of Mimbres; three daughters, Cornelia Castillo and her husband, Raul, of Mimbres, Rosemary Carreon and her husband, Bobby, of Bayard, and Roberta Martinez and her husband, Eric, of Hurley; four brothers, Sam Grijalva and his wife, Mary, of Central, Mariano Grijalva and his wife, Mary, of Bayard, Dan Grijalva and his wife, Belen, of Mimbres, and Tony Grijalva of Mimbres; three sisters, Josie Alcorta and her husband, Pete, Velia Guck and her husband, Mick, and Reina Roybal and her husband, Felix, all of Mimbres; 12 grandchildren, and one great grandchild. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Bertha, in 1970. Casket bearers will be Erasmo Carreon, Willie Andazola, Adelino Grijalva, Larry Rios, B.T. Armijo and Macario Chavez. Honorary bearers will be Nicky and Bobby Grijalva, Bobby and Michael Carreon, Eric Martinez, Adam Castillo, Raul Villagran, and his friends and relatives. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

GRIJALVA: Rodolfo “Rawhide” Grijalva, 71, entered into eternal rest Tues- -day at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born April 12, 1926, in Santa Rita to Rafael and Carolina Grijalva. Mr. Grijalva was an Army veteran of World War 11. He was a former commander of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4150, and a union member of Local 890. He married his wife of 36 years, Carolina Rodriguez, on New Year’s Eve, in 1960. Mr. Grijalva is survived by his wife, Carolina, of Santa Clara; a son, Larry R. Grijalva, and his wife, Diane, of Santa Clara; daughters, Lucinda “Cindy” Garcia and her husband, Anthony, of Santa Clara, and Carol G. Zazueta and her husband, Jesse A. Zazueta Jr., of Placentia, Calif.; sisters, Celia G. Duran and her husband, Oscar, of Placentia, Margaret G. Chavez and her husband, Macario, of Santa Clara, and Carolina G. Serna and her husband, Manuel, of Silver City; a brother, Rafael M. Grijalva of Placentia; and eight grandchildren, Nichole M. Grijalva, Ernestina M. Grijalva, Lawrence A. Grijalva, Phillip A. Garcia, Christopher L. Garcia, Samuel R. Garcia, Jocelyn Zazueta. Pallbearers will be Anthony G. Garcia, Phillip A. Garcia, Jesse A. Zazueta Jr., Ismael Grijalva, Alfredo C. Marrujo and Lorenzo Marquez. Honorary pallbearers are his friends. Calling hours will be from 3-5p.m. Thursday at Baca’s Funeral Chapels, with the prayer vigil at 7 at Santa Clara Roman Catholic Church with Father Dan Porter reciting the rosary. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Friday at 1:30 in the afternoon at Santa Clara Roman Catholic Church with Father Mike Lindsay officiating. Interment will follow at Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s.

GRIMES: Charles C. Grimes passed away Thursday at the Fort Bayard Medical Center. He was born May 1, 1906, in Daisy, Tenn., to Robert L. and Jammie McQuillian Grimes. His family moved to New Mexico in 1912 for his father’s health. He homesteaded north of Silver City near Bear Mountain and resided in Grant County all his life. He and his father ranched and prospected in and a round Grant County. He worked at the Ground Hog Mine as well as at Tyrone when it was an underground operation. As his sisters and his brothers moved away he stayed home and took care of his parents until their death, his mother’s in 1938 and his father’s in 1944. He was preceded in death by three brothers, William (Goo), Waldo, Pete, and A.C. (Bud); by a daughter Bobby; and by a sister, Louise Taylor. He is survived by two sons, Charles of Silver City and Jimmy of Quinlan, Texas; two sisters, Anna Clark and Idah Shelley of Silver City; a brother Joseph L. Grimes of Las Cruces; two daughters, Betty Morrison of Silver City, and Barbara Page of Quinlan ; 19 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren ; and in any nieces and nephews. Visitation will he Sunday from 1-5 p.m. in the chapel of’ he Curtis—Bright Funeral Home. Services will be held Monday, at 2 pm at Curtis-Bright with Bishop Gene Stailey of The Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints of Silver City officiating. Interment will follow in the Memory Lane Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Terry Grimes, Fredrick Shelly, Dick Batey, Mike Giorsetti, John Heinrich, George Page, Vess Grimes and Billy Grimes. Honorary pallbearers will be H E White, Rufus Hotchkiss, and Howard Burris. Curtis-Bright was in charge.

GRIMES: Jeannette Grimes, 7 year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T M Grimes Silver City died last Friday in a Denver hospital following a heart operation. Accompanied by the parents, the body was returned to Silver city by air. Funeral services were held Tuesday at the Cox mortuary chapel, Bishop William Nolan of the Latter Day Saints conducting the rites. Burial was in the Silver city cemetery. Surviving are the parents, a sister, Karen, two brothers, Jimmie and Terry; paternal grandparents Mr. and Mrs. A C Grimes maternal grandmother Mrs. Mary F True, Albuquerque.

GRIMES: Funeral services for Jimmie “Tuck” Grimes will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with Bishop Terry Heiner officiating. Interment will follow in the Memory Lane Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Larry Himes, Bill Turner, Danny Fowler, David Diaz, Jim Coryell, and Cray Werner. Honorary pallbearers will be his many friends and acquaintances. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Dorothy Cushing Air Search and Rescue Fund of the Grant County Pilots Association, 3615 Little Walnut Road., Silver City, N.M. 88061. Arrangements are by the Wheeler Funeral Home.

GRIMES: John Robert “Jake” Grimes, 81, of Santa Clara passed away Monday, Dec. 29, at Gila Regional Medical Center. Graveside funeral services were conducted at Fort Bayard National Cemetery Friday at 2 p.m. with full military honors. Chaplain David Strain officiated. Interment was in Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Mr. Grimes was born Feb. 24, 1916, in Milledgeville, GA, the son of Acquillar Chamblee Grimes and Beatrice Grimes. Mr. Grimes moved to Silver City in 1917 with his parents and they lived with his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Grimes, who homesteaded on Bear Mountain Road. Mr. Grimes served in the U.S. Army from 1941-45. He served in the European operations for two years. He worked at Kennecott and was a miner. Mr. Grimes later went to work for Fort Bayard as a carpenter before retiring. He is survived by two children, a daughter, Patricia Grimes of Bear Mountain Road, and a son, John Grimes Jr. of Mimbres; a granddaughter; twin great-granddaughters; his ex-wife, Virginia Adams of Arenas Valley; three grandsons; two sisters, Jean Grimes of Truth or Consequences and Dora Hatfield of Medford, Ore.; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and three sisters, Lyndell Grimes, Pauline Nancy Homer and Caroline Lea; and one brother, Jimmie “Tuck” Grimes. His wonderful personality and sense of humor will he missed by all who knew him. Bright was in charge.

GRIMES: Kathleen Louise Grimes, 2½· year-old-daughter of Mr. and Mrs Thomas Z. Grimes of Santa Rita, passed away last Saturday night Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Cox Mortuary chapel by the Rev. H. Lee Sullivan of the Hanover Baptist Church. Burial took place in the Silver City cemetery.

GRIMES: Mrs. Beatrice Grimes, 68, a resident of Grant. County for 46 years, passed away in Silver City Monday. Surviving are two sons, J. M. and 3. R. Grimes, Silver City; four daughters, Mrs. Nancy Horner Sun Valley, Calif.; Mrs. Caroline Lee, Barstow, Calif.; Mrs. Dora Turner, Big Bear, Calif., and Mrs. Jean Godec, Las Cruces four sisters, all residing in Georgia. Funeral Services were held Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. at the Curtis Mortuary chapel, the rites being conducted by elders of the Church of Latter Day Saints. Burial took place in the Silver City cemetery.

GRIMES: William Frank Grimes, 59, widely known resident of Silver City for 55 years, was killed Monday in an accident on U. S. Highway 180, near Mangus Springs, when a truck In which he was a passenger went out of control and overturned. The truck driver, Mack B. Miller, was Injured and treated at Hillcrest General Hospital. The accident was investigated by Sheriff Steve Aguirre, Deputy Richard Ingram and State Police Patrolman Gene Tow. A coroner’s Inquest was held by Justice of the Peace T. L. Conner and the jury returned a verdict of accidental death. “Goo” Grimes, as he was known by his many friends, was the son of the late Robert Lee and Jimmie McQuillian Grimes. He was born September 29, 1907, at Atlanta, Georgia, and came to New Mexico In 1912 from Milledgeville, Georgia. His family homesteaded at Bear Mountain. He and his sisters and brother rode to the Silver City public schools horseback. 0n June 1, 1931, he married Vernon Nancy Salars. He homesteaded on L S Mesa where he operated a ranch for several years. The ranching interest lasted throughout his life. He was recognized as one of the best cattlemen and practical veterinarians in this area. He was foreman of the Double S Dude Ranch on Mogollon Creek when Joseph K Sharp was the owner, and thereafter worked for the Gila National Forest Service for 18 years. He helped build the first telephone line to Mogollon. While working for the Forest Service he was Forest Supervisor of the CCC Camps from 1923 to 1941.Also, he was a trusted and valued employee of Kennecott Copper Corporation for the past 25 years, receiving his 20-year pin in 1961. He was the recipient of several pins and awards for Ideas and inventions improving operations of the Reverbatory Department. He was Reverb Foreman in 1948. He was affectionately known as “Grandpa Goo” to all of his 14 grandchildren. Survivors are his widow, Mrs. Vernon N. Grimes; four daughters: Mrs. Ellen Miller, Arenas Valley; Mrs. Libby Keller, Miami, AZ: Mrs. Jo Ann Crumbley, Cliff, and Mrs. Donna Rae Rowe, Las Cruces: two sons, Ves Grimes, Silver City and Bill Grimes, Hatch: two sisters, Mrs. Idah Shelley, Silver City and Mrs. Annie Clark, Gila; three brothers, Joe Grimes, Socorro, Pete Grimes, Long Beach, CA, and Charles Grimes, Mimbres, and a host of cherished friends. Funeral services will be held at the Church, of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints at 2 pm Thursday (today) in Silver City with Interment in Memory Lane Cemetery, under direction of the Curtis Mortuary. Pallbearers will be: Ott Fowler, Frank Sacs, Edgar (Ed) C. Wheat, Ackley H. Larrnan, George (Butch) Oliver, and Ilton C. (Cookie) Cook. Honorary pallbearers will be all of ‘Goo’s” numerous friends and coworkers.

GRIMES: A.C. Grimes, 64, passed away early Tuesday morning at Hillcrest General Hospital. He was a long-time resident of Silver City. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Beatrice Grimes; two sons, J.M. and J.R. Grimes, Silver City; four daughters, Mrs. Nancy Horner, Sun Valley, Calif.; Mrs. Caroline Lea, Barstow, Calif.; Mrs. Dora Turner, Big Bear, Calif.; Mrs. Jean Godec, Las Cruces; four brothers, Charles and William, Silver City; Joel, Socorro and Waldo, Long Beach, Calif.; and two sisters, Mrs. Ida Shelley, Silver City and Mrs. Anna Clark, Gila. Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Cox Mortuary chapel. The rites were conducted by Bishop William Nolan of the Latter Day Saints Church. Burial took place in the Silver City cemetery.

GRIMES: Lee Grimes, 73, died Feb. 3 in Silver City. Grimes was born in McManus, La., but had been a long time resident of Grant County. He was a retired cook of the Grant County Jail, a member of the Central Volunteer Fire Dept., night watchman for the Village of Central and a member of the Hurley American Legion Post No. 46. Grimes is survived by his wife Elizabeth Grimes of Central; three daughters, Betty G. Grimes and Linda Grimes, both of Central and Norma Armijo of Belen; two sons, Willie Grimes with the U.S. Border Patrol in CA and Tony Grimes of Wyoming; three sisters, Christena Chappell and Octavia G. Tillman, both of Baton Rouge, LA and Sylvia G. Thornton of New Orleans, LA and five grandchildren. Rosary recitation was held Feb. 6 at the Wheeler Funeral Home Chapel and Mass of the Resurrection was celebrated Feb. 7 at Santa Clara Catholic Church in Central with Father Paul Ragazinskas officiating both services. Interment followed at the Fort Bayard National Cemetery with Allingham-Golding Post No. 18 conducting military honors. Serving as pallbearers were Ray Murray, Gene Lock, Brub Stone, Johnny Diaz, Steve Aguirre Sr. and Jerry Gomez. Honorary pallbearers were Manuel Armijo, John Armijo, Leo Clark and Lawrence Foster Arrangements by the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

GRINALADE: Funeral services for Lloyd F Grinalade, 77, who died here Dec 30, were held in the Curtis Bright funeral chapel Monday at 4pm with the Rev Alfred Pace, Rev C M Henderson and the Silver City Lodge AF & AM in charge of services with internment services following in the Masonic cemetery. Mr. Grinalade had resided here for the past 33 years and was a retired Kennecott employee. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mirtie C Grinalade of Silver City; two sons, Robert C of Concord Calif and Lloyd Jr of San Francisco Calif and three grandchildren. He is also survived by a sister, Mrs. Judd A Detterick of Las Vegas NM. Members of the Santa Rita Masonic lodge were casket bearers.

GRINIE: Tobe M. Grinie, 53, a resident of Los Angeles and a former resident of Santa Clara, entered into rest April 23 in Hollywood, CA. He was self-employed as a body-and-fender man and a musician. Survivors include his wife of 33 years, Gloria A. Grinie of Los Angeles; two sons, Manuel and Joe, both of Los Angeles; four brothers, Joe M. Grinie and his wife, Lucy, of Tucson, Ariz., Gilbert M. Grinie and his wife, Gloria, of Whittier, Calif., Patricio M. Grinie of Raton, and John M. Grinie and his companion, Anna Madrid, of Silver City; three sisters, Elisa G. Kirker and ‘tier husband, Mario, of Santa Clara, Ramona G. Gomez and her husband, Enrique, of Silver City, and Merlinda and her husband, Ernest Hinojosa, of Silver City; one uncle, Luis Moreno, and his wife, Helen, of Silver City; and an aunt, Maria Galindo, and her husband, Pete, of Las Cruces. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joe A. and Elvira M. Grinie, and two sisters and a brother. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place and no services are scheduled. Private inurnment of cremains will be held at a later date. The obituary is provided as a courtesy by Baca’s Funeral Chapels.

GRINIE: Joe Aragon Grinie, 65, died Saturday, July 28, in Hillcrest General Hospital. Mr. Grinie was born in Las Alamos and had been a long time resident of Grant County. He is survived by three daughters, Elisa Grinie of Silver City, Ramona Placencio of Ft. Bayard, Melinda Hinojosa of Silver City, seven sons, Moe M. Grinie, Jr., and Manuel M. Grinie, both of Central, Gilbert M. Grinie of Silver City, Pat M. Grinie of Roswell, John M. Grinie of Fort Huachuca, Ariz., Henry M. Grinie of Fort Bliss, Texas, Richard M. Grinie of Silver City, three sisters, Lucy Tapia of Brownfield, Texas, Esperanza Grinie of Waco, Texas, Martina Puentes of Lubbock, Texas, and three brothers, Margreito Grinie of Waco, Texas, Monica Grinie of Ft. Worth, Texas, Domingo Grinie of Lubbock, Texas, and fifteen grandchildren. Funeral services were ar 110 a.m. Wednesday, August 1, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witnesses in Silver City with Elder Frank Ynostroza officiating. Burial followed in Memory Lane Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Joe M. Grinie, Jr., Manuel M. Grinie, Gilbert M. Grinie, Pat Grinie, John M. Grinie and Henry M. Grinie. Arrangements were made by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

GRINIE: A Mass for Tobe M. Grinie, who passed away April 23 in California, will be celebrated Thursday, June 26, at 6 p.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Silver City. There will be a service Friday at 10 a.m. at Memory Lane Cemetery.

GRINIE: Elvira Moreno Grinie, 75, a resident of Silver City, entered into rest Friday at Gila Regional Medical Center. She was born May 9, 1920, in Shakespeare to Miguel and Elisa Castillo Moreno. She was a member of the Glad Tidings Assembly of God Church and was a homemaker. Calling hours will be from 9-11 am. Tuesday at Baca's Funeral Chapels, where the funeral service will be held at 11. Pastor Weldon W. Coker will officiate. Cremation will follow at Baca’s Mimbres Crematorium. Survivors include five sons, Joe Grinie and his wife Lucy, of Tucson, Ariz., Manuel Grinie and his wife, Gloria, of Los Angeles, Gilbert Grinie and his wife, Gloria, of Whittier Calif., Patricio Grinie of Silver City and John Grinie of Silver City; three daughters, Elisa Kirker and her husband, Mario, of Santa Clara, Ramona Gomez and her husband, Enriquez, of Silver City, and Merlinda Hinojosa and her husband, Ernest, of Silver City; two brothers; Luis Moreno and his wife, Helen, of Silver City, and Fidel Moreno of California; a sister, Maria Galindo, and her husband, Pete, of Las Cruces; 21grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jose Grinie, in 1979; a son, Marino Grinie; a daughter, Maria Elena Grinie; and a brother, Tony Moreno. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels and Baca's Mimbres Crematorium.

GRINSLADE: Robert "Bob" Clark Grinslade of Oakland, CA, passed away at his home on Oct. 20. He was born Dec. 18, 1930, in Las Vegas, and spent his early years in Grant County. He graduated from Hurley High School and attended the University of New Mexico for two years. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1952 to1956 aboard the Billy Mitchell and the Bon Homme Richard in the quartermaster department. Following his discharge from the Navy, he went with Douglas Aircraft to England for installation of the Thor missile, then to the Marshall Islands where the Nike Zeus missile was installed. He was later a foreman at Boeing Aircraft in Seattle, Wash., until he joined Gliddens in San Francisco, where he worked until his retirement in 1988. Survivors include his mother, Mirtie Grinslade of Silver City; a brother, Lloyd, and his wife, Patricia, of Sacramento, Calif., his niece, Terry Lynn Dille and her husband, Edward, and their two children, of Pittsburg, Calif.; his niece, Susan Ricci and her husband, Thomas, and their daughter; his nephew, William Lloyd Grinslade of Ridgecrest, Calif.; his uncle, Warren O. Clark and his wife, Mary, of Houston; and several close cousins, George Clark and his wife, Karen, of Houston; Christ Coffyn and his wife, Brenda, of Dallas, Dr. George Clark and his wife, Ruth, of Corpus Christi, Texas, Dr. and Mrs. Gann Clark of Hewitt, Texas, and Robert and Michelle Detterick and their two children, of Silver City. He was preceded in death by his father, Lloyd Grinslade, in 1971; by his only sister, Joan Clark Grinslade, in 1954; and by his grandparents, Dr. and Mrs. G.H. Clark of Bonham, Texas, and Mrs. Emma Grinslade of Las Vegas. Graveside services will be held on Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the Silver City Masonic Cemetery with the Rev. Kenneth Schultz of the Valley Community Church, of which he was a life member, officiating. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorials be given to a favorite charity or to the Valley Community Church. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

GRISSOM: Mrs. Ava Grissom, wife of R.J. Grissom, passed away Saturday after a long illness, in the family home at Mount Pleasant, Tenn., where she had resided for more than twenty five years. Born and reared in Silver City, Mrs. Grissom was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Percy Wilson. Her father was a prominent pioneer attorney and served eighteen years as mayor of Silver City. The Grissom family lived at Santa Rita for many years where he was assistant superintendent of Kennecott’s Chino mine. Until his retirement several years ago, Mr. Grissom was general manager for twenty years of a mining corporation operating properties in Tennessee, South Carolina and Florida. Survivors, besides her husband, are two daughters, Mrs. Jean Harrington Dickson, Tenn.; Mrs. Wollery, Nashville, Tenn.; a son, Victor Grissom, Memphis, Tenn.; and six grandchildren. Funeral services were held Monday in Mount Pleasant where burial took place.

GRISWOLD: Visitation for Robert L. Griswold, 75, of Deming will be from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday at Baca's Funeral Chapel. Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the same place. Griswold died Saturday at Mimbres Memorial Nursing Home. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during WWII and a member of the Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Kathy Griswold of Deming; sons, Ralph Griswold of Mountain Home, Ark., Jerry Griswold of Thorton, Colo., Roy Griswold of Ballston Spa, N.Y., Mark Griswold of Terre Haute, Ind.; daughter, Peggy Lee Dillon of Milford, Mass.; sister, Bessie Bud of Elwood, Ind.; seven grandchildren and one great-grandson.

GRISWOLD: Mrs. Elizabeth Griswold, 85, passed away last Friday, following a long illness. She had lived here for many years and was the mother of Mrs. Ernest Bennett of Silver City and Mrs. Harriett Royall of San Carlos, Calif. Private funeral services were held Saturday at the Cox Mortuary chapel, conducted by the Rev. David Holt of the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd. The body was taken to Albuquerque for cremation.

GRISWOLD: Mrs. Frank Griswold, Sr., mother of Frank Griswold, Jr., manager of the Foxworth-Galbraith Lumber Co., died last Friday in a hospital at Roscoe, New York, the family home, following a brief illness. Mr. Griswold left for New York immediately by transcontinental plane to attend funeral services, which were held Tuesday.

GRIZZLE: J.C. Cecil Grizzle, 66, died Saturday in Clovis High Plains Hospital in Clovis. Services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the Steed-Todd chapel in Clovis with the Rev. Dale Rouse officiating. Burial will be in Mission Garden of Memories Cemetery under the direction of Steed-Todd Funeral Home. Mr. Grizzle was born Aug. 16, 1922 in Dickens County, Texas. He had been a resident of Clovis since 1944 and had retired from the Santa Fe Railroad as a brakeman in 1985. Mr. Grizzle was a member of the First Baptist Church and had served with the U.S. Army. He was married to Lillian Dunn in March 1941 in Yuma Ariz. Survivors include his wife, Lillian, of the home in Clovis; two daughters, Jowelene Haddock of Larkspur, Col., and Judy K. Werner of Silver City; two brothers, George W. Grizzle of Florida, and Clyde Grizzle of Calif.; three sisters, Reva Bea Causey of Temple, Texas, Doris Sager of Lubbock, Texas, and Melva Jean Causey of Oregon; five grandchildren, two great-grandsons, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one grandson, Bryan Haddock, who died in September, 1985.

GROFF: George Jack Groff, 84, died in Silver City Monday. Mr. Groff was an ironworker who worked construction in Hurley and Tyrone as well as at various other locations and also worked for the Tatsch Construction Co. He was a member of several ironworker locals of Fresno, Calif., El Paso, Texas, and Salt Lake City, Utah. Mr. Groff was considered a boomer in the ironworkers industry and wherever he was he helped many young men aspiring to the profession of ironworkers train, become proficient at their trade and join ranks with the Ironworkers Union. Mr. Groff came to Silver City to help build the Tyrone mill at which time he made his residence in this area until his death. He is survived by two daughters, Joy Jean Crawford and Betty Brazeale, both of Clinton, MO; two sons, Kenny Groff of Fresno and Glenn Groff of Blue Springs, MO; three sisters; one brother; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one son, during World War II. Local funeral services will be at the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel on Thursday at 3 p.m. with the Rev. Jesse Liles of the First Baptist Church officiating. Burial will be in Clinton. Honorary pallbearers will be Bill Kiehne, Cash Skarda, R.B. Williamson, Don Conyers, Leonard Bennett, "Red" Amos, Jim DeBusk, Wayne Dickerson and Purley Cooley. Local arrangements are with the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

GROFF: Gerhard Fred Groff, 45, passed away Saturday in his Mimbres home. He was born Dec. 6, 1945, in Linz, Austria, the son of Joseph Allen and Ingeberg Groff. Mr. Groff is survived by two brothers, Jefferson Bryan Groff and Joseph Clifford Groff, and two sisters, Eileen Mason and Phyllis Harris. He is also survived by a grandnephew and a grandniece. A memorial service will be held Friday at 3:30 p.m. at the Fort Bayard National Cemetery. The American Legion chaplain will officiate and an honor guard will be present. Family members selected Curtis-Bright Funeral Home to serve them.

GROSS: Sister Neria Gross, 81, of Concordia, KS, died Monday at St. Joseph Hospital in Concordia. She was born Mary Martha Katherine Gross on Nov. 2, 1912, at Pilot, Mo. She went to Concordia to enter the congregation in 1931 and received the religious name of Neria and the habit of the Sisters of St. Josephine in 1932. She taught in elementary schools staffed by the congregation until 1977. She served in Nebraska, Missouri, New Mexico and Salina, Pfeifer, Seguin, Antonino, and Junction City, in the Diocese of Salina, KS, retiring in 1978. After retiring she began the ministry of prayer and service to the ill and needy in and around Silver City. She was named Citizen of the Year in 1984 by the Silver City-Grant County Chamber of Commerce. She taught a class in religion at Guadalupe Montessori School. Survivors include three brothers, Charles, James and Paul, all of Boonville, MO; and two sisters, Mildred of Boonville and Louise Gross Usher of Potomac, MD. The funeral will be held at 10:30 am Friday at the Nazareth Chapel in Concordia. Burial will be in Nazareth Cemetery. A wake will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Nazareth Convent Chapel with Sister Esther Pindea as eulogist. A memorial Mass will be celebrated Monday April 25, at 7 p.m. at St. Francis Newman Center in Silver City. In lieu of flowers, memorial offerings may be made to the St. Francis Associates for the Poor. The Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home of Concordia is handling arrangements.

GROTHE: Mrs. Roxie Grothe, 27, granddaughter of Mrs. C. H. Williams, of Silver City, died the past weekend in Phoenix, She was a former resident here. She is survived bf her husband, Robert Grothe, and six children, Funeral services were held in Phoenix Monday, followed by burial there. Mrs. Williams and son, Tommy, and Mr. and Mrs. George Gaylord attended the services.

GROVE: Lois Foree Grove, 81, of Boulder, Colo., formerly of Silver City, Albuquerque and Raton, passed away Friday, April 28, at the Good Samaritan Care Center in Boulder. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Friday at Bright Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Church of Christ, 1920 Little Walnut Road, with Mr. Floyd Robertson officiating. Interment will follow in Memory Lane Cemetery. Mrs. Grove was born Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 28, 1918 in Raton. She was the oldest of three daughters born to Lloyd Foree and Lillie Mae Rice Foree, who homesteaded in the Kiowa, NM area in the early years of the last century. She married Ray William Grove on Sept. 8, 1937, in Raton. He preceded her in death June 20, 1997. Mrs. Grove is survived by seven children, Walter Grove and his wife, Connie, of Las Vegas, Nev., Foree Grove and his wife, Dana, of College Station, Texas, Raylene Walker and her husband, Gil, of Madison, WI, Louville MacDougall and her husband, Allan MacDougall Sr., of Louisville, CO, Viva Leona Kemp and her husband, Richard, of Albuquerque, Ruby Musser and her husband, Mike, of Gallup, and Lynell Tutor and her husband, Tim, of Abilene, Texas; one sister, Ruth Gray of Abilene; one brother-in-law, Jack Buhr of Arvada, CO; 22 grandchildren; and 21 great- grandchildren. Mrs. Grove was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one sister, Rachel Mae Buhr; and one grandson, James Charles Walker. Mrs. Grove spent her early childhood on the family ranch near Kiowa, southeast of Raton. She graduated from Kiowa High School in 1937 and in her later years took classes at Western New Mexico University. Mrs. Grove was an excellent seamstress and making quilts was her favorite hobby. She also was a great cook, preparing delicious dinners many years for countless family and friends. She was well known as an excellent cake baker and decorator in her home, making special cakes for all occasions, including weddings. She was also an Avon Lady in Silver City for 20 years. Mr. and Mrs. Grove lived in Silver City from 1970 to 1997. After her husband died, Mrs. Grove went to live with her youngest daughter, Lynell, in Las Cruces; she later went to Boulder, to be near other family members in the area. Mrs. Grove was a beloved wife, mother and grand- mother. She was a very active member of the Church of Christ all her life. She was a very astute, kind person, and was loved by everyone who knew her. Pallbearers for Mrs. Grove will be Thad Walker, David Grove, Stephen Grove, Jeff Grove, Warner Grove and Todd Musser. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the mission work of the Church of Christ, or to the Good Samaritan Care Center, Boulder, CO. Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

GROVE: Ray William Grove, 81, of Silver City passed away Friday at his residence. The family will receive friends at Bright Funeral Home on Sunday evening from 5-7. Funeral services will be held Monday at 10 am. in the Church of Christ at 12th and West streets. Mr. Ken Rogers and Mr. Harry Pecott will officiate. Interment will be in Memory Lane Cemetery. Mr. Grove and a twin brother, Rex were born Nov. 4, 1915, in Raton. He was the son of George and Lula Grove. Mr. Grove married Lois Effie Force in 1937 in Raton. He is survived by Lois, his wife of 59 years, and by seven children: two sons, Walter Grove and wife, Connie, of Las Vegas, Nev., and Force Grove and wife, Dana, of College Station, Texas, and five daughters, Raylene Walker and husband, Gil, of Louisville, Cob., Louville MacDougall and husband, Allan, of Louisville, Viva Leorta Kemp and husband, Richard, of Albuquerque, Ruby Musser and husband, Mike of Flagstaff, and Lynell Tutor and husband, Tim, of Las Cruces. Mr. Grove is also survived by one brother, George Grove, and his wife, Arletta, of Aurora, CO; and a sister-in-law, Doris Grove of Golden, CO. Mr. Grove had 22 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, and innumerable loving friends. He is also survived by animal companions, his horse, Chino, and his dog, Tif. Mr. Grove was preceded in death by both of his parents, and by his twin brother, Rex, who passed away in 1973. Mr. Grove was a beloved husband, father and grandfather. He was a very active member of the Church of Christ for many years, and served as elder and deacon. He was an avid horse lover, gardener and carpenter, and had a special love for children. He spent his early childhood on the family ranch at Johnson Mesa northeast of Raton. He graduated from Kiowa High School in Cunico, NM in 1934. He worked for the Santa Fe Railroad from 1940 until 1976 in Raton, Albuquerque, El Paso and Silver City, where he and his wife resided since 1970. in lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the mission work of the Church of Christ, Reserve, NM, and to the Silver City Hospice Foundation. Funeral arrangements are with Bright Funeral Home

GROVER: Grover C. Ray, 72, a resident of Truth or Consequences and a former resident of Silver City, died Saturday in Silver City. Services are pending with Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

GROVER: Fredrick L Grover, 77, World War I veteran died this past week at Fort Bayard hospital. Among the survivors are a sister, Mrs. Anna Gertrude Bostwick of Cliff. Funeral services were held at Fort Bayard followed by burial in the cemetery there.

GRUBB: Mr. and Mrs. O E Grubb of Silver City were advised Monday that their son, U S Marine Corporal Earl G Grubb has been killed in combat in Vietnam. The young serviceman was a 1965 graduate of Silver High School and volunteered after graduation for duty in the armed forces

GRUBB: Longtime Silver City resident Oscar Earl Grubb passed away Tuesday, Oct. 5. His friends and family called him Earl. Born to William Otis Grubb and Clara Mable Miles Grubb in a pioneer ranching family on March 14, 1920, in Fort Davis, Texas, he continued on in the business that he loved until he passed away. Since 1959, he was the owner of the Walking X Ranch, where he and his wife, Phyllis, raised Hereford and Limousine cattle. He was a member of the American Hereford Association since the 1940s. Mr. Grubb was also a member of the New Mexico Cattle Growers Association, Farm Bureau, and the American Limousine Association. He served on the Highland Conservation Board for Jeff Davis County in Texas for 30 years. He was the local bus contractor from 1963 to 1992 and his son, Bill Grubb, is continuing in this business. Mr. Grubb was active with his children in 4-H projects and attended the local county fair yearly. He is survived by his wife, Phyllis, and his son, Bill, of Silver City; three son, Zach, of Maryland, Melanie, and her husband, Don, and their daughter, Alexis, and Susannah, and her husband. Richard, and their daughter, Savannah. He was predeceased by his son, Gibby killed in the Vietnam War, whom he now joins. Visitation will be held tonight at Bright Funeral Home from 6-8. Services will be held at Bright Funeral Home Saturday at 2 p.m. with Mr. John Reynolds officiating. Burial services will follow at Memory Lane. Pallbearers for Mr. Grubb's services will be Don Placencio, Jep Carter. Terrell Shelley, Bill Grubb, Zackery Hill and Richard McCoy. Honorary bearers will be Clint Johnson, Ky Carter, Mike Jones, Jerry McDonald, John Reynolds and Jeff Glenn. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations he sent to (he Earl Grubb Memorial Show School Scholarship Fund to help local students attend training seminars for their steer and swine. Donations may he sent to the Earl Grubb Memorial Show School Scholarship Fund, in care of Grant County 4-H. Bright Funeral Home is in charge.

GRUBB: Jacob Nelson Grubb, 75, a longtime area resident died Thursday at Sierra Vista Hospital in Truth or Consequences. He was born Oct. 15, 1917, in Marfa, Texas, and was a farm equipment salesman. He was a former resident of Anthony and lived in Grant County and Reserve for several years. He had been a resident of Truth or Consequences for several months. Mr. Grubb is survived by a son, Jacob Nelson Grubb Jr. of El Paso, Texas. No services are planned. Cremation will be at Baca's Mimbres Crematory. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels of Deming.

GRUBER: James R. Gruber, 70, died Friday morning in Midland, Texas. Mr. Gruber was born in Prosperity, MO, and was raised in El Paso, Texas, lived most of his life in Bell, Calif., and retired to Silver City in November of 1980. He was retired from the Steelworkers as a business representative, and was a member of the Wilmington, Calif., Masonic Lodge and the Silver City Elks Lodge No. 413. Mr. Gruber is survived by his wife, Mildred Gruber of Silver City; one daughter, Catherine Russ of,, San Antonio; one., son, James R. Gruber of Silver City; two sisters, Juanita McDermott of Anaheim, Calif., and Doris Plumley of El Paso; one brother, Harry A. Gruber of El Paso; and one granddaughter, Alicia Gruber of Silver City. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 4 pm today and from 9 a.m. to services Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home chapel. The Rev. Michael West will officiate. Interment will follow in the Silver City Masonic Cemetery with Silver City Elks Lodge No. 413 conducting. Pallbearers will be the members of the Silver City Elks Lodge No. 413. Arrangements are with the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home of Silver City.

GRUBER.: Marion Gruber, 91, of Fort Bragg, Calif., passed away Monday, July ,6, at Mendocino Coast Hospita1. Graveside funeral services will be held Saturday at 10 in the morning at Memory Lane Cemetery with Chaplain David Strain officiating. Mrs. Gruber was born May 19, 1907, in Mississippi to John and Ella Whittemore. She was involved with the hotel industry for 25 years. She is survived by her brother, John H. Whittemore of Glenwood. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels.

GRUNDY: Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Merriman, Jr., retuned last Thursday from Anton, Texas, where they attended the funeral services of Mrs. Merriman’s sister, Mrs. Clifton Grundy, who died in Methodist Hospital Lubbock, Sunday, September 14th, after a five weeks illness. Mrs. Grundy is survived by her husband and a daughter, Mrs. Joseph Kavanaugh of San Francisco. Mrs. Grundy had visited Silver City several times since 1938 when the Merriman’s came here. The daughters, known locally as Helen Frances (Tex) Grundy is a graduate of New Mexico Western College and lived here prior to and after World War II during which she served in the WAVES.

GRUNERUD: Louise M Grunerud, 68, of Hurley passed away at her residence Monday. Funeral services will be conducted in Bonners Ferry, Idaho, Monday, Aug 25. Interment will be in Mountain View Cemetery in Bonners Ferry. Mrs. Grunerud was born July 31, 1929, in Bonners Ferry. She was the daughter of James Hershman and Rebecca Fruck Hershman. She was married to Edward F. Grunerud, and is survived by her husband; three daughters, Lynn Cook of Silver City, Leah Schmidt of Silver City and Sharlene Grunerud of Mimbres; a son, George E. Grunerud; and three brothers, Edwin “Butch” Palmer of Bonnerville, Idaho, Donald Hershman of Centralia, Wash., and Richard “Bud” Hershman of Auburn, Wash. She is also survived by her father, James Hershman of Centralia; two granddaughters, Jennifer Brown and Ruth Grunerud, both of’ Tucson, Ariz.; and three grandsons, George Grunerud of Phoenix, and Kevin and Dustin Schmidt, both of Silver City. Mrs. Grunerud was preceded in death by her mother and a sister, Suzanne Grunerud, who passed away in 1975. Bright Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

GRUSCHUS: Gladys M. Gruschus, 93, a resident of Albuquerque since1961, died Monday morning. She was born in Mayfield, Ky., on Aug. 11, 1899, the daughter of Louis and Sabina Davis Johnson. She received her bachelor of arts and master's degrees from the University of Missouri and completed her training for a doctorate in clinical psychology.. She was a clinical psychologist for Purina Mills in Missouri, and taught Air Force mathematics in Grand Forks, N.D. Mrs. Gruschus taught math at Silver High School for 15 years, retiring in 1961, and moving to Albuquerque. She taught math to now Sen. Jeff Bingaman and astronaut Harrison "Jack" Schmitt. She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard, in 1966. She is survived a by a daughter, Sue. A. Gouett of Corrales; a son Harrison J. Gruschus of Fullerton, Calif.; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted today by the Rev. Dr. Richard Freeman, pastor of St. Paul's Church in Albuquerque. Interment will follow in Vista Verde Memorial Park. Vista Verde Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

GRUWELL: Mrs. Blanche Gruwell, 72, of Silver City, died Monday. She was a longtime resident, making her home on the Little Walnut road. Survivors are a son, Nat Lee Gruwell, Silver City, and two nieces, Mrs. Mattie Rogers, El Paso, and Mrs. Nell Romney, Tucson. Funeral services were set for 2:30 p.m. today at the Curtis Mortuary chapel, conducted by Bishop William Nolan of the Latter Day Saints Church. Burial will take place in the Silver City cemetery.

GRUWELL; Helen Jacqueline “Jacque” Hawk Gruwell, 78, of Silver City. pased away Monday in Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque. The family will receive friends from 7-8 p.m. today at Bright Funeral Home. The funeral service for Mrs. Gruwell will be held Friday-at the First Baptist Church with Mr. Karl Hardin and Mr. Jack Snodgrass officiating. Interment will be in Memory Lane Cemetery. Mrs. Gruwell was born Aug. 9, 1920, in Birmingham, Ala., the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Martin Anderson. On July 4, 1940, she married Wayne L. Hawk. From the union she had two Sons and one daughter, Wayne Pierce Hawk, Pamela Ann Hawk and Bradford Hawk. Her son, Wayne Pierce Hawk, passed away in 1947. Mrs. Gruwell is survived by on~ daughter, Pam Thompson, and her husband, Martin, of Silver City; one son, Bradford Hawk, and wife, Laura, of Silver City; six grandchildren, Jacqui Heiden and her husband, Kenny, Crystal Thompson and Lori, Cindi, Sham and Amy, all of Silver City; and three great grandchildren, Christopher, Robert and Carl, all of Silver City. In 1961, she went to work for Bobby Jackson Sr. at Howell Drug Store until Mr. Bobby’s death. Dancing was her passion, and as a dance instructor she taught tap and ballet to students all over Grant County. Her students performed for many organizations. They performed for the Elks Follies, the Woman’s Club, the Masonic lodges, and the Order of the Eastern Star. They also performed on several locally broadcast telethons. Mrs. Gruwell was a very civic-minded woman, working in multiple capacities: dance instructor, serving on the election board, matron at the Grant County Jail, serving on local committees, serving as a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, as well as being a full-time wife and a wonderful mother. She served as worthy matron of Silver City Chapter No. 3 in 1968 and as chairwoman of the advisory board for the Silver City Order of Rainbow Girls for 10 years. Elmer Salars served as her worthy patron. She truly had a heart of gold. She always made time to help others no matter what her work load. Mrs. Gruwell earned the love and respect of all who came into contact with her. A better friend could not be found. The year 1977 brought a new turn to her life. Her husband, Wayne, passed away after 37 years of marriage. She then went to work for the Grant County Ambulance Service. She married Matt Gruwell in 1978 and hand in hand they built and improved Grant County’s emergency medical services, training paramedics and teaching lifesaving techniques to innumerable emergency personnel and citizens of our county. He also preceded her in death. She continued providing emergency medical Service training in Las Cruces. Mrs. Gruwell was a member of the First Baptist Church. She was never too tired to assist her friends. Last year, she served on the Grant County Citizens Review Board. Mrs. Gruwell was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, one sister, one son, and her lifetime friend, Irma Lee McDonald. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to the Grant County Masonic Charity Association. Bright Funeral Home has charge

GRUWELL: John Evan Gruwell, 84, a lifelong Hidalgo County resident passed away Thursday at Fort Bayard Medical Center. He was born March 9, 1910, to Aaron Card and Wynona (Pierce) Gruwell in Colonial Diaz, Mexico. He was a member of the Lordsburg High School graduating class of 1930. He was a member of the school's Track and football and basketball teams. He was a cowboy and a broncobuster, who before World War II ranched with his father on the Horse Shoe Ranch west of Lordsburg. He was a World War II veteran, serving in the U.S. Army. He was wounded in the Battle of the Bulge and received the Purple Heart. After the war, he worked as a Watkins salesman in the Silver City area. He married Naoma Walkins on April 3, 1950, in Silver City. The Gruwells lived in Cotton for a couple of years and moved to Lordsburg in 1953. While in Lordsburg he was self-employed in the Poultry and egg business and also drove a school bus for many years. Mr. Gruwell was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Lordsburg. He served as a stake missionary for the church. He also was a member of the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Mr. Gruwell is survived by his wife, Naoma Gruwell of Lordsburg; two daughters, Faye Jorgenson of Lordsburg, and Wynona Williams and her husband, Don, of Truth or Consequences; a sister, Helen Richins of Lordsburg; a brother, Angus Gruwell and his wife Jeanette, of Glendo, Wyo.; two granddaughters, Lawana Proft of Washington and Ranae Jorgenson of Lordsburg; three grandsons, Don Williams of Idaho, John Williams of Oklahoma, and Justin Jorgenson of Lordsburg; five great-grand children; a great-great-granddaughter; and several nieces and nephews. Calling hours will be from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday in the Lordsburg Funeral Home Chapel at 408 Main in Lordsburg. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. Wednesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Lordsburg and funeral services will follow at10 with Bishop Voyd Stewart officiating. Interment will follow in the Virden Cemetery in Virden. Pallbearers will be Justin Jorgenson, Don Williams, David Richins, Herbert Saucedo, Fred Lamarca and Leon Speer. Honorary pallbearers will be Tony Wayman, Aaron Wayman, Nick Palumbo and Raynaldo Varela. Family members have selected Lordsburg Funeral Home to serve them.

GRUELL: Lovica Jane Carbine Gruwell,96, a resident of Virden, passed away Tuesday morning in the home of her son, Donald G. Nelson. She is survived by two sisters, Grace Holms of Yuba City, Calif., and Thelma Carbell of Dallas, Texas: a brother, Earl Carbine of Bountiful, Utah; one son, Donald G. Nelson of Virden; 20 grandchildren; 74 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Services will be in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints stake center in Duncan, Arizona, Saturday at 11a.m. Arizona time. Interment will be in the Virden Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be David Carbine, James and Aerol Gruwell, Eugene and Ivan Jones, and Nelson Lunt. Honorary pallbearers will be Robbie Elmor, Alan Hjorth and Clay Clark. Arrangements are by Caldwell's Funeral Home in Safford Ariz.

GRUWELL: Matt Lee Gruwell, 67, prominent Silver City resident and Emergency Medical Service training director at Gila Regional Medical Center, died at 11:25 a.m. Sunday at Gila Regional Medical Center after an extended illness and battle with cancer. He was born Jan. 12, 1926, in Wichita, Kan., the only child of Gus and Blanche (Akers) Gruwell. As a young boy, he moved with his parents to Grant County, where the Gruwells purchased the L.A. Davidson ranch below Central. He attended grade school in Central and later State Teachers High School in Silver City. In June, 1943, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy, serving during World War II on the USNAB 131, the USS President Jackson, RS Puget Sound, Bremerton, Wash., and USS Sicily, Naval Ammunition Depot, Bremerton. He was honorably discharged from the service as seaman first class on April 12, 1946. He received three stars for the Asiatic Pacific area, the Victory Medal, and one star for the Philippine Liberation, along with numerous others. For two years after his return to Grant County, he attended classes at Western New Mexico University. He pioneered modern emergency medical service in Grant County. In 1966, he began working for Grant County Ambulance Service. On Oct. 7, 1972, he became certified in cardiopulmonary resuscitation. On April 22, 1977, he took over Grant County Ambulance and June 3, 1977, he purchased it from Burt Munger. He moved the ambulance service from the courthouse to Hillcrest Hospital near the emergency room. His staff included three other medical emergency technicians, trained in branch classes at the University School of Medicine. A new ambulance was ordered in July and they became qualified to train paramedics. On Dec. 31, 1977, he married Jacque Anderson Hawk. The marriage ceremony was performed in the new ambulance, and as soon as they were pronounced man and wife they were called out on an emergency run. From that day on, he and his wife worked together building their emergency ambulance service, and constantly won awards and added qualified paramedics and technicians to their staff. In February, 1982, Mr. Gruwell became a certified emergency medical technician instructor, and in 1986, he was presented the Robert Sabin Memorial Award for his outstanding service and dedication to Grant County Rescue. In 1988, he was honored for his outstanding contributions as an instructor and coordinator by Region II EMS Inc. After selling his ambulance service to Gila Regional Medical Center in 1986, he was named Employee of the Year. In 1992, he was named Employee of the Month, even though he was already suffering from his illness. This year, he was named Region II EMS Instructor of the Year. This Cherokee Indian, affectionately known as the "old pro," was a nationally registered emergency medical technician-intermediate-instructor coordinator including pediatrics. He was one of the first emergency medical technicians in New Mexico and will be remembered by all who knew him for the many lives he saved. He is survived by his wife, Jacque Gruwell of Silver City; a son, Brad Hawk, and his wife, Laura of Silver City; two daughters, Libbi Bechter and her husband, Timm, of Virginia, and Pam Thompson and her husband, Martin, of Silver City; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Funeral services will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home Chapel at 210 W. College Ave. in Silver City with Bishop Dr. Samuel D. Dye and the Rev. Robert Bellows officiating. Interment will follow at Fort Bayard National Cemetery with military honors accorded by Allingham-Golding Post No. 18 of the American Legion. Serving as honor guard will be members of the Silver City Fire Department and surrounding fire departments. Pallbearers will be Don McNutt, Jesse DouBrava, Shawn Housley, Jim Hand, Fred Selders and Paul Lucero. Honorary pallbearers will be Michael Bebeee, James Marshall, Jim Rogers, Mike Roberts, Robert Garza, Tommy Chavez and Aurelio Galvan. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Gila Regional Medical Center Foundation-The Matt Gruwell Trust Fund. The family members have selected Curtis-Bright Funeral Home of Silver City to serve them.

GUADIANA: Josefina Torres Guadiana, 80, died Jan. 19 in Fort Bayard. Guadiana was born in Mexico, but was a longtime resident of Grant County. She was a member of the Bayard Apostolic Church. Mrs. Guadiana is survived by two sons, Manuel Guadiana of Bayard and Daniel Guadiana of Santa Ana, Calif; three sisters, Amelia Saenz of Hurley, Otelia Torres of San Manuel, AZ and Virginia Torres of Palm Springs, Calif; 11 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Evening services were held Jan. 21 at the Wheeler Funeral Home Chapel and morning funeral services were held Jan. 22 at the Bayard Apostolic Church with Rev. Martin Vasquez officiating. Interment followed at the Hurley Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Juan Guadiana, Ruben Guadiana, Fortunato Torres, Juan Saenz, Estevan Torres and Andy Hernandez. Arrangements by the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

GUAGE: Charles E Guage, 65, veteran of world War I, a resident of Glenwood, died Saturday in the Fort Bayard Veterans hospital. Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Pallie Guage, of Glenwood, and other relatives. Funeral services were held at the fort Bayard chapel Monday, followed by burial in the fort Bayard cemetery. Directed by Wheeler mortuary.

GUERIN: Fred F. Guerin, 76, passed away Sunday at Fort Bayard Medical Center. Mr. Guerin was a native of Las Vegas, NM and was a resident of Bayard for the past three years. He was a veteran of WWII, serving in the U.S. Army Air Corps from 40-45. He is survived by his sisters, Mary Jean Akin and her husband William of Albuquerque, Jo Ann Shaffer and her husband William of Carrolton, TX, and Evelyn Maurice and her husband Wes, of Medford, Ore.; his brother Clyde L Guerin and his wife Patricia of El Paso, TX. He was preceded in death by his father, John B. Guerin; his step mother Margaret Guerin; his two brothers Fred G. and Robert Guerin. Graveside services will be held at 1pm Friday at the Santa Fe National Cemetery. Family members selected Curtis Bright Funeral homes to serve them.

GUERRA: Horacio Guerra, 65, a pioneer resident of Grant County, passed away Tuesday at the Fort Bayard Veterans Hospital. He was a veteran of World War I. Survivors are his wife,’ Mrs. Victoriana Guerra, a daughter, Mrs. Ernestina Chavira and two grandchildren, all of Bayard. Rosary services were held Wednesday evening at the Curtis Mortuary chapel by the Rev. Fr. Ramon Estevill, of the Hurley Catholic Church. Mass was said at 10 a.m. today in the Bayard Catholic church by’ the Rev. Fr. Jose Lopez. Burial took place in the Hurley cemetery.

GUERRA: Mrs. Victoriana L. Guerra, 70 passed away at Hillcrest Hospital Sept. 29 following a brief illness. Mrs. Guerra was, a native of Casa Grande, Mexico and had lived in Grant County most of her life. Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Jesus R. Hernandez of Bayard; four grandchildren and two great grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Inez Acosta of CA; one brother, Porfirio Luna of Casas Grande Mexico, and several nieces and nephews. Rosary services were held in the Curtis Bright Funeral Chapel at 7:30 p.m. Sunday. with the funeral mass being recited at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard at 10 am Monday. Interment followed in the Hurley Cemetery with the Rev. Father Roberto Lemus officiating. Casket bearers were Eddie Rodriquez, Sr., Rudy Garcia, Tomas Lopez, Benito Cervantes, Pilar Lopez, and Johnny Acosta.

GUERRA: Juliana G. Guerra, 82, of Silver City passed away Wednesday at the home of her son, Gilbert Medrano, in Silver City. She was born July 16, 1911, to Francisco and Catarina (Gomez) Guerra in Gila. She was a lifelong Grant County resident and a parishioner of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Mrs. Guerra is survived by three sons, Manuel Chacon Jr. of Central, Frank Chacon and his wife, Olivia, of Deming, and Gilbert Medrano Jr., of Silver City; five daughters, Beatrice Valerio of Silver City, Lydia Estrada of Las Vegas, Nev., Connie C. Christopher of Normal, Ill., Eva Lopez and her husband, Chuy, of Santa Fe, and Laurie Tow of Silver City; four brothers, Antonio Guerra and his wife, Estella, of Florida, Manuel Gomez and his wife, Priscilla, of Tyrone, Enriquez Guerra of Phoenix, and Pete Hernandez of Silver City; two sisters, Bessie Villegas of Las Cruces, and Sara Genera and her husband, Adolpho, of Silver City; 22 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and many relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her son-in-law, Robert Valerio, in March, 1992. The prayer vigil will begin at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home Chapel at210 W. College Ave. in Silver City, with Deacon Bill Holguin reciting the rosary. The funeral liturgy will begin at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Vincent's with the Rev. George Reynolds officiating. The rite of committal will follow in the Catholic Cemetery in Silver City. Pallbearers will be Chuck Chacon, Jack Lopez, Javier Lopez, Bodie Chavez, Louie Montenegro and Freddie Marquez. Honorary pallbearers will be all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Arrangements are by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home of Silver City.

GUERRA: Mitzi Guerra, 28, a resident of bayard died this morning in University hospital. Services are pending. Entrusted to Baca’s.

GUERRA: Ronald C. "Ronnie" Guerra, 46, a resident of Silver City, entered into eternal rest Monday at University Medical Center in Tucson, Ariz. He was born Aug. 7, 1948 in Silver City to Antonio and Lucy Carbajal Guerra. He was a steelworker by trade and had recently moved to Tucson. He is survived by his father, Antonio G. Guerra, and his wife, Estella of Columbus; his son, Christopher M. Guerra of Albuquerque; two daughters, Candice G. Baca of Las Cruces and Mona Guerra of Albuquerque; four brothers, Robert Armijo of Albuquerque, Antonio Jaime Guerra of Columbus, and Francisco Armando Guerra and Miguel Angel Guerra, both of Titusville, Fla.; three sisters, Dorothy G. Schroeder of Phoenix, Frances G. Farron of Los Angeles and Kathryn G. Hernandez of Moreno Valley, Calif.; two grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother, Lucy Carbajal Guerra in 1979. Calling hours are from 4-7 p.m. today at Baca's Funeral Chapels. The rosary will follow at seven, also at Baca's, with Deacon Johnny Perez reciting. The Mass of resurrection will be celebrated at ten Friday morning at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard with the Rev. Paulus Kao officiating. The rite of committal and burial will follow at Memory Lane Cemetery in Silver City. Serving as casket bearers will be Antonio Guerra Jr., Danny Carbajal, David Carbajal, Ray Baca, Rene Carbajal and Alvino Tafoya. Honorary bearers are Miguel Angel Guerra, Ronald D. Udero, Dino Enriquez, Enrico Enriquez and Marco Enriquez. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

GUERRA: Ysabel "Chavelo" Guerra, 87, a resident of Bayard, passed away Saturday, Feb. 10, in the Gila Regional Medical Center. Mr. Guerra was a man who liked to help out all people. He was a member of the Mine-Mill Workers Union and Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church. He came to us in 1919 and settled in Santa Rita in 1922, where he owned a grocery store. He moved to Bayard in 1936, where he had been a resident ever since. He is survived by three sons, Tony C. Guerra and his wife, Sarah, of Hayward, Calif., Jesse Guerra and his wife, Dolores, of Culver City, Calif., and Ramon Marquez of Bayard; one daughter, Ercilia G. Medina and her husband, Savino, of Hayward, Calif.; one brother, Guillermo Guerra of Santana, Chihuahua, Mexico; and best friends, Mr. and Mrs. Margarito Esparza. Visitation for Mr. Guerra is today from 2-4 p.m. in the chapel of the Wheeler Funeral Home with rosary being recited tonight at 7 in Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church. Mass of the Christian burial will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church with the Rev. Melchior Dano as celebrant. Interment will follow in the Hurley Cemetery. Arrangements are by the Wheeler Funeral Home.

GUERRERO: Israel C. Guerrero, 30, entered life eternal Saturday at his home in Bayard. He was born March 25, 1962, in La Cruz, Chihuahua, Mexico, to Rosendo and Marina Campos Guerrero. He was a Roman Catholic and a parishioner of Our Lady of Fatima Roman Catholic Church in Bayard. Calling hours will be from 3-9 p.m. Tuesday at Baca's Funeral Chapels. Deacon Johnnie Perez will officiate at the prayer vigil, which will be held at 7 p.m. The funeral liturgy will be recited at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Fatima Roman Catholic Church. The Rev. Paulus Kao will be the officiate. Interment will follow at the Hurley Cemetery, where he will be laid to rest. Survivors include his parents, Rosendo and Marina Guerrero of the home; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Gilberto and Anna Guerrero of Bayard, Rosario and Sylvia Guerrero of San Manuel, Ariz., and Rosendo Guerrero Jr. and Rosa Guerrero, also of San Manuel; and three sisters and brothers-in-law, Sylvia and Lionel Rodriguez of Bayard, Vicky and Felix Chavez of Tyrone, and Blanca and Martin Calderon of El Paso, Texas. He is also survived by 10 nieces and nephews. Serving as casket bearers will be Gilberto Guerrero, Rosendo Guerrero, Rosario Guerrero, Angel Guerrero, Martin Calderon and George Rodriguez. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

GUERRERO: Raymond Richard Guerrero, 41, a resident of Lordsburg, entered life eternal Thursday at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born Oct. 27, 1948. Mr. Guerrero was a member of the Catholic Church, and was a carpenter. Calling hours are to be from 5-9 this evening at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Lordsburg, with the prayer vigil beginning at 7. The funeral liturgy will be held Tuesday morning at 10, also at St. Joseph Catholic Church, with the Rev. Virgilio Sanchez officiating. The committal rite will follow in the Shakespeare Cemetery, where he will be laid to rest. Survivors include his mother, Martha Tafoya of Windmill, N.M.; his common-law wife, Elma Silvas of Lordsburg; four sons, Ronnie Rivera of Las Cruces, Richard Guerrero of Silver City, Christopher Silvas of Lordsburg, and Richard Silvas of Lordsburg; and four daughters, Michelle Guerrero of Tucson, Ariz., Tammy Martinez of Silver City, Stephanie Guerrero of Lordsburg, and Cordelia Silvas of Lordsburg. He is also survived by a brother, Mike Chavez of California; three sisters, Francine Thomas of Dallas, Rene Guerrero of California and Cecilia Montoya, also of California; four grandchildren; and four nieces and nephews.

GUERRERO: Joseph P. Guerrero, 75, a resident of Fort Bayard, died Sunday at Fort Bayard Medical Center. Services are pending. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels

GUESS: Edna Maude Guess died at her home south of Deming. Funeral services were held at Baca's Wheeler Funeral Chapel. Burial was in Mountain View Cemetery. Born Edna Maude Waldrup in San Saba County, TX, on March 8, 1891, she married Claude A. Guess on Feb.25, 1917, at Peacock, TX. They had five children. In 1934 they moved to NM and homesteaded west of Deming. She is survived by daughters, Mrs. Cecil Ford, Deming and Mrs. W.A. Moore, Separ; sons, Claude A. Guess Jr, Roswell and Merl Guess, Odessa, TX; 24 grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband on March 27, 1964 and a daughter, Mary Lou Reeves on May 8, 1984.

GUEST: Funeral services for Bill Guest, 69, Grant County prospector, found dead in a mining shaft on the Susan Meier claims Aug. 4, were held Saturday afternoon from the Cox Mortuary. Burial was in the Silver City cemetery. A coroner’s Jury ruled his death accidental. District Attorney Thomas P. Foy said that Guest had apparently fallen or struck his head against the wall of the shaft, causing unconsciousness. Mr. Guest’s body had been found by Margaret Moore of Hurley, a friend, at whose home Mr. Guest was accustomed to get water. Mrs. Meier had not seen Mr. Guest for about three weeks but presumed he had been getting water elsewhere. She became alarmed when she found Mr. Guest’s butter molded and other evidence that he had not been around the place lately. According to the Cox Mortuary, Mr. Guest had been dead from three to four weeks, and H. 0. Roberts6n, Mr. Guest’s attorney, stated that he had not seen Mr. Guest since about July 5.

GUEST: Silver City friends have received word of the death of Mrs. Marie Guest, 89, in McAllen, Texas. Mrs. Guest, who was postmistress at Tyrone for 25, years had many friends in this area. Her only survivors are a granddaughter and children who are said to be living in Spain.

GUILBERT; Word was receive here of the death of Dr. Gerald Didra Guilbert, 61 a former Fort Bayard physician. Dr. Guilbert, a tuberculosis specialist, served at the Fort Bayard Hospital from Oct. 1, 1938 until March 15, 1941. At the time of his death he was a staff physician at Fort Snelling VA Hospital, Minnesota.

GUILD: Garnet Guild, 86, a resident of Silver City for seven years, passed away, Saturday, Oct. 16, at Silver Care Center. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Bright Funeral Home. No services are scheduled at this time. Ms. Guild was born Nov. 14, 1912, in Portland, OR. She was the daughter of Len W. Guild and Josephine A. Russell Guild. Ms. Guild is survived by her brother, Stanley I. Guild, and his wife, Elvira; and her nieces, Jean Guild Racine and her husband Bill F. Racine, and Janet Guild Whitmore, and their families. Ms. Guild taught school in Ramallah at a Friends School in the Middle East. After returning to the United Stales, she spent her life in service to the American Friends Service Committee, a Quaker organization committed to social justice, peace, and humanitarian service. She worked in administration, community relations, peace education and American Indian affairs, and in the Washington office of the American Friends Service Committee. Bright Funeral Home is charge of arrangements.

GUILLORY: Mrs. Jessie Guillory, 64, a resident of Silver City for the past 31 years, died at her home Tuesday evening. Funeral arrangements are pending with Cox Mortuary.

GUINEVAN: Friends here have received word of the death of the Rev. Fr. William Guinevan which occurred at St. Josephs Sanatorium in El Paso Monday He was about 70 years of age. Rev. Guinevan was born in London and served as a chaplain in the British army during World War 1, later coming to Canada. From Canada he came to Fort Bayard where he served as chaplain and also served as pastor of Santa Clara Church in Central. He came to St. Vincent’s about 1944 after having been at Ft Bayard for nearly 17 years. From St. Vincent’s he went to Pecos, Texas, and while there he suffered two strokes and was taken to Hotel Dieu in El Paso where he remained for some years. As his health improved, he went to Assumption Church in El Paso where he remained for about a year before entering St. Joseph’s sanatorium. Funeral services were held at the Holy Family Church in Deming.

GUTIERREZ: Juan Julian Gutierrez passed away at Fort Bayard Medical Center Aug. 21. He lived in Bayard for the past eight years. He was a deputy sheriff, cattle inspector and was also assistant state game warden. He is survived by his wife, Vada Mae Gutierrez, one son, Robert Gutierrez; six brothers, Ambrosio, Martin, Eulalio, Rafael, Elisio, and Florencio Gutierrez; three sisters, Virginia Castillo, Jessie Gutierrez and Mary Rael, two grandchildren, 2 foster children. He was buried in Datil, New Mexico, Saturday, Aug. 23. Arrangements by Wheeler Funeral Home.

GULBRANSON: Ida Oridia Gulbranson, 100, died Saturday at Fort Bayard. Mrs. Gulbranson was born in Norway and would have celebrated her 101 birthday on March 8, 1987. She was preceded in death by her husband, Martin G. Gulbranson, in 1975. She is survived by a daughter, Muriel I. Cox of Arenas Valley; and two grandchildren, Charles M. Ask of Denver, Colo., and Kay Anderson of Torrance, Calif. Services for Mrs. Gulbranson will be held in the Fairmont Cemetery in Denver. Arrangements are with the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

GUMM: Mildred Rosetta Porter Gumm, 76, died Saturday afternoon in Silver City. Mrs. Gumm was born in Roswell and was a longtime resident of Grant County. She was a member of the Bayard Church of Christ. Survivors are her husband, Clifton M. Gumm of Silver City; and two sisters, Grace Capshaw of Albuquerque and Edith Harell of Artesia. She was preceded in death by one sister, Myrtle Carmichael. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Memory Lane Cemetery with Andy Carr officiating. Arrangements are by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

GUMM: Clifton M. Gumm, 83, of Silver City entered life eternal Sunday afternoon at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born Feb. 25, 1908, in Spickard, MO, and has been a Grant County resident since 1975. Mr. Gumm was a minister and rancher prior to his retirement, and was a member of the Bayard Church of Jesus Christ. Graveside funeral services were held at 10 this morning in Memory Lane Cemetery with Duane Springer officiating. Survivors include a brother, Manley Gumm of St. Paul, Minn.; and five sisters, Ethel Crist of Deadwood, S. D., Pearl Carlson of Tempe, Ariz., Opal Strange of Grand Junction, Colo., Mary Gumm of Spearfish, SD, and Helen Ohmdahl of San Jacinto, Calif. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

GUNNULSON: Ralph Martin Gunnulson, 64, of Arenas Valley passed away Sunday, June 20, at his residence. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Bright Funeral Home. Private family memorial services will be conducted at a later date. Mr. Gunnulson was born April 5, 1935, in Madison, Wis., the son of Martin Palmer Gunnulson and Gladys Folkedahl Gunnulson. He was married to Theresa Wirth on April 4, 1975, in Silver City. Mr. Gunnulson is survived by his mother, Gladys Gunnulson of Cambridge, Wis.; his wife, Theresa, of Arenas Valley; a daughter, Juanita Panlener of Washington, D.C.; and a brother, David Gunnulson, and his wife, Jean, of Cambridge. He was preceded in death by his father and one sister, Susan Gunnulson. Mr. Gunnulson grew up in Cambridge, and attended Lutheran College in Decorah, Iowa, where he received a bachelor of arts degree. He served for many years in the Peace Corps and Teacher Corps overseas, teaching English as a second language. He moved to Silver City in 1975. He had a deep love of the historical Southwest and was an excellent scholar, earning several graduate degrees at Western New Mexico University. He was a hardy outdoorsman and loved spending much time hiking and jogging in the Gila Wilderness. Mr. Gunnulson was a very dedicated family man and will be greatly missed by his family and friends. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Southern Cancer Support Services Inc. Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

GUNTHER: Kenneth E. Gunther, 49, of Benson, AZ, a prominent rancher, suffered a fatal heart attack at the Mimer-Murray Hotel and was pronounced dead on arrival at Hillcrest General Hospital at about 10:45 p.m. Saturday. The Curtis Mortuary sent the remains to the Westlawn Chapel and Mortuary at Winslow, AZ, where funeral services were held. Survivors include the widow of the deceased, Mrs. Elizabeth F. Gunther, a daughter, Mrs. Sherry G. Adams; a sister, Mrs. Naomi Lee Scott, and a brother, Douglas B. Gunther, all of Benson.

GUNTHER: Norma Jean Gunther, 62, a resident of Silver City entered eternal rest Saturday Oct. 10, at Horizon Southwest. She was born Jan. 24, l9~1, in Turtle Creek, PA. She was an artist with Windsor Publications and moved to Silver City six years ago from Tucson, Ariz. A graveside funeral service will be held Tuesday at 2p.m. at Memory Lane Cemetery with David Strain officiating. Survivors include her husband, Edmund Gunther of Silver City; her parents, Wilfred Long of Tucson and Thelma Long of Silver City; a brother, Wilfred Long Jr. of Tucson; and her nephews, Andrew Long of Tacoma, Wash., and Jason Long of Seattle. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s .

GUPTON: Ben Gupton, 83, a longtime resident of Grant County, passed away Friday at Homestead Nursing Home. He was a veteran of the Army Air Corps and retired from the Panama Canal. He is survived by his wife Lorenza Gupton; his daughter, Annita Suzanne Poole of St. Louise; a brother, George Gupton of Russellville, KY; and numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation was held from 5-7pm Monday at the Curtis Bright Funeral home. The funeral service was to be held at 10 this morning at the Curtis Bright Funeral home. Internment was to follow at Fort Bayard National Cemetery. The family selected Curtis Bright Funeral home to serve them.

GUSOSKEY: Edwin C. "Bud" Gusoskey, 72, a lifelong resident of Silver City, passed away Wednesday at Fort Bayard Medical Center. Mr. Gusoskey was born July 3, 1919, in Silver City to Edwin Wayne and Gertrude E. (Schoen) Gusoskey. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, having served in the Pacific Theater. He was a member of the VFW post. Mr. Gusoskey is survived by a son, Benton Gusoskey and his wife, Karen, and a daughter, Gwendolyn Dinwiddie and her husband, Michael, of Silver City, a sister, Tudie Patterson and her husband, Pat, of Silver City, an aunt, Isabel Williams of Silver City; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a sister, Christine Atwell. Graveside services will be held Monday at 10 a.m. at Fort Bayard National Cemetery. The Rev. Richard W. Hartman will officiate. Interment with full military honors will follow. Contributions in memory of Mr. Gusoskey may be made to Southwestern New Mexico Services to Handicapped Children and Adults Inc. of Silver City of the American Cancer Society. Arrangements are by Dannible's Chapel of the Roses, Silver City.

GUSOSKEY: Mrs. Gertrude Emilie Gusoskey, who had -resided in Silver City 44 years, passed away early Sunday morning in Hillcrest General Hospital following an illness of several weeks. She was the widow of Edwin W. Gusoskey, who for many years served as chief of the Fire Department. In recent years, Mrs. Gusoskey was associated with Mrs. Alice Huff, who conducted the Huff Dress Shop on North Bullard St. She had a wide circle of friends in the community. Surviving are a son, Edwin, Silver City: two daughters, Mrs. L. E. Patterson, Silver City, and Mrs. W. J. Atwell, Chula Vista, CA; seven grandchildren and one great grandchild; two brothers. Victor Schoen, Columbus. Ohio, and Hart Schoen, St. Louis, MO, and a sister, Mrs. William Brennan, St. Louis. Funeral services were held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the Lutheran Church, the Rev. Donald E. Swanson officiating. Burial took place in the Silver City cemetery under the direction of the Cox Mortuary. Active pallbearers were Fred Mrotzek, Walt Granlund, Don Schmidt, Paul Lemke and Art Bowling. Honorary: Fred Parrish, Kelley Click, Carl Mrotzek, Paul Matthews, James Betts and Edwin Schultz.

GUSTAVSON: Robert Bruce Gustavson, 44, a resident of Silver City, entered into eternal rest Saturday. He was born Dec. 23, 1951, in Pittsburgh, PA, to Arthur and Edith Jean Gustavson. He was the pastor of the First Presbyterian Church in Silver City at the time of his death. He graduated from Moody Bible Institute in Chicago in 1976, from Wheaton College in Wheaton, IL, in 1983; and from Pittsburgh Theological Seminary in Pittsburgh with a master of divinity degree. His pastorates included the First Presbyterian Church in Mingo Junction, MO, Hilliard Presbyterian Church in Hilliard, Ohio, and the First Presbyterian Church in Silver City. He served as the vice president of the United Campus Ministry at Western New Mexico University. Mr. Gustavson served in the US. Navy from 1969-73. A memorial service will be held Wednesday at 10 at the First Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Jim Wilson officiating. Cremation has taken place at Baca's Mimbres Crematorium. Survivors include his wife, Jackie Gustavson of Silver City; a daughter, Laura Gustavson of Silver City; a sister, Kay Hebrank, and her husband, Ray, of Pittsburgh; his parents, Arthur and Edith Gustavson of Pittsburgh; his parents-in-law Robert and Gene Slater of Washington, IL; a brother-in-law, Buck Slater, and his wife, Cindy, of Washington, IL; his sisters-in-law, Susan Birkel and her husband, Jeff, of Washington, IL, and Pattle Heavrin and her husband, Bret, of Washington, IL; and one grandchild. He was preceded in death by a brother, John Gustavson Jr. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels and Baca's Mimbres Crematorium.

GUTHREY; Edith Glasgow Guthrey, 89, died March 23 at the Hill Haven Nursing Home in El Paso. Mrs. Guthrey was born June 4, 1894 in Ohio, the daughter of Charles and Mary Dole Glasgow. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Claude S. Guthrey in 1951. Dr. Guthrey practiced medicine in the Silver City area for many years. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Virginia Ethridge and Mrs. Pat Frankman, both of Tucson, AZ; one son, William L. Guthrey of El Paso and eight grandchildren. Graveside services were held Tuesday at the Masonic Cemetery with Rev. C.M. Henderson officiating with interment following at the Masonic Cemetery. Arrangements by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

GUTIERREZ: Alice Gutierrez, 70, of Bayard passed away Friday Dec. 1 at Gila Regional Medical Center. The family will receive friends from 4-6 pm today at Bright Funeral Home. The rosary will begin at 7 tonight at Bright Funeral Home. The funeral mass was to be celebrated at 10 am Tuesday at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard with Father Paulus Kao officiating. Interment will be at Fort Bayard National Cemetery at noon Thursday. Mrs. Gutierrez was born Feb.10, 1928 in Gallup, the daughter of Estanislado Armijo and Sarah Bourguignon Armijo. She married Ramon S Gutierrez on Oct.29, 1946, in Hurley. She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Ramon; two daughters, Yolanda Gutierrez and Eddie Kirker of Silver City, and Rose Ann Gutierrez of Glendora, CA, four sons, Roman Gutierrez and his wife, Patricia, of, Glendale, CA, Joe Gutierrez, of Bayard, Michael Gutierrez and his wife Sylvia, of Bayard, and Michael Gutierrez of Silver City, a brother, Frankie Armijo and his wife, Natalie, of Palmdale, CA, three sisters, Helen Armijo of El Paso, Texas, Lucy Saenz, and her husband, Gilbert, of El Paso, and Cecilia, Trujillo and her husband,Ismae1, of Palmdale; 15 grandchildren four great-grandchildren One great-great-grandchild her-niece, Annie Rivera of Anaheim CA, nephew Richard Armijo of Torrance CA, and numerous other nieces, nephews and cousins She lived in Gallup until she was 9, then she moved to Bayard She lived there most of her life. Mrs. Gutierrez was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church. She will always be remembered as a very loving caring, and giving mother and grandmother, and wonderful, cook whose joy of life was to serve her delicious food to her family. She had many, little animals she loved and enjoyed caring for. Bright will be in charge of services.

GUT1ERREZ: Acencion R. Gutierrez, 83, a lifelong Lordsburg resident, passed away Thursday, July 15, at Sunshine Haven Nursing Home in Lordsburg. Visitation will begin at 6:30 Sunday evening at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Lords- burg, where the prayer vigil will start at 7 that evening. Mass of the resurrection will be celebrated Monday morning at 9 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church with Father Tony Clark officiating. Concluding services and interment will follow at Shakespeare Cemetery. Mrs. Gutierrez was born Aug. 4, 1915, in Lordsburg to Isaac and Antonia Esparza Ruiz. She was a homemaker and was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Mrs. Gutierrez was a member of St. Joseph's Altar Society when it was active. She is survived by a son, Oscar Gutierrez, and his wife, Irene, of Lordsburg; two daughters, Linda Gonzales and her husband, Fred, of Lordsburg, and Amelia Mesa of San Bernardino, Calif.; a brother, Jesus Ruiz of El Paso, Texas; six sisters, Mary Morales and Herlinda Mejia of Tucson, AZ, Amelia Camacho of Lordsburg, Eloisa Sanchez of Phoenix, AZ, Josefina Fritz of Douglas, AZ, and Adela Nava of El Paso; 13 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Mrs. Gutierrez was preceded in death by her husband Doroteo, a grandson, Florencio and a great-great-grand-daughter, Shanara Etherton. Pallbearers will be Oscar Gutierrez II, Tudy Mesa, Doro Gutierrez, Louie La-vorine, Ruben Bejarano and Butch McDonald. Honorary bearers are Ruben Gonzales, Randy and Ruben McDonald, Ruben Sanchez, and Anthony Quetel. Entrusted to Baca’s.

GUTIERREZ: Catalina L Gutierrez, 78, died at Mimbres Mem orial hospital in Deming. Mrs. Gutierrez was a native of Chihuahua Mexico and had lived at Sherman for the past year. Survivors include her husband john of sherman; two daughters, Mrs. Bertha Orosco of Stockton, CA and Mrs. Tito M. Aguilar of Sherman; 12 grandchildren and 29 great grandchildren; one brother, Manual Longoria of Tijuana, Mexico; three sisters, Miss Adelina Lopez of Los Angeles, CA, Mrs. Maria Case of Los Angeles, CA, and Mrs. Soledad Olivarez of Los Angeles. Rosary was said in the San Juan Catholic Church in Sherman at 8pm Friday with the funeral mass being recited at 9:30am Saturday in the church. Internment followed in San Juan cemetery with the Rev Fr Carl F Nieset officiating.

GUTIERREZ: Cecilia Iturralde Gutierrez, 71, a lifelong resident of Grant County, entered eternal life Saturday, Jan. 31, at Gila Regional Medical Center. She was born Jan. 15, 1927, in Hanover to the late Salvador Iturralde and Margarita (Trujillo) Iturralde. Mrs. Gutierrez was the custodian supervisor at Western New Mexico University for many years and was a communicant of St. Francis Newman Center Catholic Church. Cremation has taken place. A prayer vigil will be held this evening at 7 at Baca’s Funeral Chapels with Deacon Johnnie Perez reciting the holy rosary. A memorial ~Mass will be~ scheduled at a later date. Survivors include her husband of 46 years, William “Bill” Gutierrez of Silver City; and her children, Cecilia Holguin and her husband, Luis, of Elko, NV, Yolanda Horcasitas of Bayard, John L. Gutierrez and his wife, Virginia, of Copiapo, Chile, and Dolly Sanchez and her husband, Freddie, of Silver City. She is also survived by 14 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels.

GUTIERREZ: Cosine Luis Zuniga Gutierrez III, 17, a Belen High School graduate, was called home to be with the Lord on Friday, May 28, in Los Chavez. A visitation and prayer vigil was held Sunday afternoon at Our Lady of Belen Catholic Church in Belen. Visitation was held Monday evening beginning at 5 at St. Ann's Catholic Church in Deming with the prayer vigil following at 6. Mass of the resurrection was to be celebrated F today at noon at St. Ann's Catholic Church with Father Alfred Galvan officiating. Concluding services and interment followed at the Hurley Cemetery, where he was buried next to his grand- father. He was born in Loma Linda, Calif., on July 19. 1981. He had lived in Belen since 1996 and was formerly from Cedaredge, Colo. He was a member of Our Lady of Belen Catholic Church. Mr. Gutierrez is survived by his loving parents, Cosme B and Norma, of the family home in Belen; a sister, Caridad Rosalia, and a brother, Alexis Roberto, both of Belen; his half-sister, Julianna Zuniga Placencio of Deming; his girlfriend, Jona Lynn Malcom of Los Chavez; his maternal great-grand-mother, Camilla D. Lucero; maternal grandparents, Angel and Mary Lucero Zuniga of Deming; paternal grand-mother, Celia Flores Gutierrez of Santa Clara; aunts and uncles, Yolanda Echiribel of Venice, CA, Jaime Gutierrez and his wife, Tillie, of Socorro, Peter Diaz and his wife, Irma, of Silver City, Henry Lopez and his wife, Hilda, of Lancaster, CA, Grace Garcia of Santa Clara, and John Madrid and his wife, Sylvia, Ernesto Zuniga and his wife, Tammy, and Rolando and Charlie Zuniga, all of Deming; his godfather, Bobby Carrillo, and Theresa, of Deming; and his many loving relatives and cousins, He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Cosme Escontrias Gutierrez, in 1996. "The Road of Life I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to any fellow creature, let me do it now ... for I shall not pass this way again." Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels of Deming.

GUTIERREZ: Gabriel L Gutierrez Sr., 59, resident of Silver City for 20 years, formerly of Albuquerque, passed away Saturday morning in Albuquerque. Mr. Gutierrez is survived by his wife, Maria Pilar of Sliver City; three sons, Gabriel L. Gutierrez Jr. and his wife Cynthia of Silver City, Gilbert A. Gutierrez and his wife Tern of Clovis, and Steven Bias Gutierrez . and his wife Carolyn of Las Cruces; a daughter, Erlinda Harlan of Houston, Texas; two sisters, Petrita Tafoya of Orange, Calif., and Velia Lawson of Anaheim, Calif. five grandchildren and two nieces. Mr. Gutierrez was the owner of Mountain View Monument Works in Silver City, He was also a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Moose Lodge No. 1718 of Si1ver City and a veteran of WW II. Graveside services were conducted at the National Cemetery in Santa Fe, N.M. The Garcia Mortuary in Albuquerque was in charge of service arrangements.

GUTIERREZ: One of Silver City’s pioneer residents, Hilario B. Gutierrez, ,84,who has lived here 71 years, passed away Saturday in Hillcrest General Hospital. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Elias Garcia; eight grandchildren, Richard Serna, Mrs. Dora Sandoval, Mrs. Stella Castillo, Mrs. Richard Lopez, Steve Garcia, Elias Garcia. Jr., Mrs. Pete Escobedo, Mrs. Elvira Gutierrez, and 13 great grandchildren. Mass was held Monday morning at the St. Vincent de Paul’s Catholic church, with burial in the Catholic cemetery.

GUTIERREZ: Juan Ruiz Gutierrez, 49, died this week at his home in Hanover. He was a native of Mexico and had worked here as a miner. He later owned a bar in Hanover. Rosary services were held in Cox Mortuary chapel. Mass was held Wednesday in the Hanover Catholic church. The Rev. Fr. John P. Linnane officiated. Surviving are his wife, Laura; two Sons, Billy and Joe; a daughter, Mrs. Ramon Y. Gomez; a mother Mrs. H. A. Beltran and two grandchildren.

GUT1ERREZ: Maria S. Gutierrez, 88, of Hanover entered eternal rest Friday at Fort Bayard Medical Center. Funeral services are pending. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

GUTIERREZ: Mrs. Andrea D. Gutierrez, 76, a pioneer resident of Gila, where she had lived for 58 years, passed away last Sunday at a rest home in Silver City. She had many friends in the Upper Gila area where she spent all of her adult life. Survivors are a son, Edward Gutierrez of Gila; eight grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Rosary services were held Tuesday evening in the Gila Catholic Church. Funeral mass was said at 10 am. Wednesday in the church by the Rev. Fr. Pedro Diaz. Interment was in the Gila Mesa cemetery under direction of the Curtis Mortuary.

GUITERREZ: Mrs. Rosa Chavez Gutierrez, 79, a resident of Silver City for 20 years, died last Thursday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Viviana Valencia. Survivors Include two sons, Fred of Central and Frank of Bernalillo, four daughters, Mrs. Valencia and Mrs. Trances Acosta of Silver City, Mrs. Ofilia Luna of T or C, and Mrs. Olelia Acosta of Bernalillo; 27 grandchildren and 81 great grand children. Rosary was held Friday at the home of Mrs. Valencia, 910 Hudson Street. Mass was said at 9 am Saturday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Rev. J. A. Milano, officiating. Burial was in Hillsboro under direction of the Curtis Mortuary.

GUTIERREZ: Norma Mae. Gutierrez, 56, of Datil passed away Thursday, Oct. 21, at University Hospital in Albuquerque. She was laid to eternal rest Saturday, Oct. 23, in Datil Cemetery. She is survived by her mother, Rose Cole, sons, daughter and granddaughter, numerous sisters and brothers, her dog, Chica, and bird, Ernie. She was preceded in death by her father, E.I. Gutierrez, and her sister, Betty Gutierrez. The children, Edward L. Chacon, Susan C. Garland, and Elijio J. Lozano, and granddaughter, Amber D. Garland, express their sincere appreciation for acts of kindness, prayers, and support during the loss of their mother/grandmother.

GUTIERREZ: Final rites were held Tuesday at the Santa Rita Catholic Church for Rafaela V. Gutierrez, 62, who died Sunday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Louis Delgado. The deceased had been a resident of Santa Rita for 14 years. She is survived by his daughter, a son, Tom Ogas, 15 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Burial was held at the Hanover cemetery with the Rev. Fr. Ramon Ruiz, officiant. Direction was by Cox Mortuary.

GUTIERREZ: Ramona Sierra Gutierrez, 78, died Wednesday morning in Silver City. Mrs. Gutierrez was born in Santa Rita and was a lifelong resident of Grant County. She was a communicant of Saint Vincent De Paul Catholic Church and a member of the Silver senior Citizens. Mrs. Gutierrez is survived by two daughters, Juanita Escobedo of Silver City and Elvira Wainwright of Newport Beach Calif; three brothers, Max Sierra of Salinas Calif., Mike Sierra of Central and Alfredo Sierra of Silver City; four grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Rosary recitation was held Dec, 15 at the Wheeler Funeral Home Chapel and Mass of the Resurrection was held Dec. 16 at Saint Vincent De Paul Catholic Church with Mon. A. James Milano officiating. Interment followed at the Silver City Catholic cemetery. Serving as pa1lhearers were Rosella Escobedo, Peter Escobedo, John Escobedo, Jimmy Serna, Pat Gutierrez, Richard Quintana, Gene Yniguez and David Sierra. Honorary pallbearers were Salvador Gutierrez, Tomas Gutierrez, Edwardo Gutierrez Jr. Apolonio Sierra, Manuel Sierra, Elias Garcia Jr, Ramon Sierra, Steve Garcia, Chapo Quintana, Joe Sierra, Richard Sierra, Elias Garcia Sr., Alfredo Serna and Ernesto Serna. Arrangements by the Wheeler Funeral Home.

GUT1ERREZ; Ray M. Gutierrez, 74, of Bayard passed away Thursday, Dec. 30, at Memorial Medical Center in Las Cruces. The family will receive friends from 5-7 this evening at Bright Funeral Home. The rosary will be recited at 7 at Bright Funeral Home. The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 Tuesday morning at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard with Father Paulus Kao officiating. Cremation will take place under the direction of Bright Funeral Home. Mr. Gutierrez was born June 28, 1925, in Hurley. He was the son of George Gutierrez and Guadalupe Soto Gutierrez. Mr. Gutierrez married Alice Armijo on Oct. 29, 1946, in Hurley. She preceded him in death, in 1998. He is survived by two daughters, Yolanda Gutierrez of Silver City and Rose Ann Gutierrez of Glendora, Calif.; four sons, Roman Gutierrez and his wife, Patricia, of Glendale, Calif., Joe Gutierrez of Bayard, Michael Gutierrez and his wife, Sylvia, of Bayard, and Michael Gutierrez Jr. of Silver City; one brother, George Gutierrez, and his wife, Chelo, of Deming; a sister, Lupe Moreno, and her husband, Austin, of La Puente, Calif.; 15 grandchildren; six great-grand-children; one great-great-grandchild; one brother-in-law, Frankie Armijo, and his wife, Natalie, of Palmdale, Calif.; and three sisters-in-law, Helen Armijo, and Lucy Saenz and her husband, Gilbert, all, of EL Paso Texas; and Cecilia Trujillo and her husband',' Ismael, of Palmdale. Mr. Gutierrez served in the U.S. Navy and traveled all over the world during World War II. He was a crane operator with Kennecott Copper Corp. at Chino Mines until bis retirement after 38 years of service. Mr. Gutierrez was a very talented man who loved to say, "1 can fix anything except a broken heart." Mr. Gutierrez was a wonderful father and friend. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and playing his guitar with his friends. He will be greatly missed by everyone. Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

GUTIERREZ: A rosary service held Wednesday morning at 7:30 at the Cox Mortuary Chapel preceded the burial services which will be held this afternoon at 2 o’clock for Valentine Gutierrez who died Monday in Santa Rita at the age of 81. Interment will be in the Pinos Altos cemetery where other family members are buried. Pallbearers will be Mike Ojinaga, Mike Sepulveda, Manuel Sepulveda, Louis Delgado, Moises Ruiz and Eloy Norero. Survivors are one son, Manuel; two daughters, Mrs. Carlos Terrazas of Pinos Altos and Mrs. Nora Garcia, Los Angeles, and a brother, N. A. Gutierrez of Deming.

GUTIERREZ: Pascual P. Gutierrez of Bayard died Oct. 17 at Hillcrest General Hospital. Mr. Gutierrez had lived in Grant County all of his life. He is survived by all of his brothers, Acencion P. and Pablo P. Gutierrez of Bayard, Ramon P. Gutierrez of Lynwood, Calif., two sisters, Frances Baca and Flora Gutierrez of Indio, Calif. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Rosary was held Oct 18 in Bayard and Mass was held Oct 19 at Our Lady Of Fatima Catholic Church. Interment followed at the Fort Bayard National Cemetery with military services. Pallbearers were Alfredo G. Martinez, Chon Martinez, Luis Flores Jr., Paul Gutierrez Jr., Robert Baca and Luis Flores Sr. Honorary pallbearers were Manuel Rios, Emilio Martinez, Vicente Gutierrez, Reuben Baca, Aurillio Flores, and Fran Valerio. Arraignments under the direction of the Wheeler Funeral Home.

GUTIERREZ: Anastacia Gutierrez, wife of Fred C. Gutierrez, passed away April 25 in Hillcrest General Hospital. Mrs. Gutierrez was born June 27, 1918 in Hillsboro, NM. She had lived in the community for the past 62 years. Mrs. Gutierrez was a member of the Catholic Church in Central where Fr. Paul had been her Pastor for a number of years. She had two daughters, Mrs. Louis (Delia), Mrs. Leo (Elsie) Majalca, Silver City; one son, Willie Gutierrez, Montgomery, Ala.

GUTIERREZ: Anthony Sean, 20, a resident of Silver City, son of Daniel and Alisandra Armijo Gutierrez and brother of Rebecca Gutierrez, was given to them by God Sept. 6, 1973, and was taken by God on July 12, 1994. He was a 1992 graduate of Silver High School and was attending New Mexico State University, majoring in wildlife biology. He was a member of the New Mexico State University student chapter of the Wildlife Society. He is also survived by his maternal grandparents, Porfirio and Helen Armijo of Reserve; paternal grandparents, Rafael and Pablita Padilla Gutierrez of Reserve; uncles and aunts, Eugene, Bonnie Armijo, Jerome, Susan Armijo, Terry Henderson, Peggy, Tim Estrada, Ann, Kerry Baca, Richard, Luciana Gutierrez, Grace, Ray May, Raymundo, Kathy Gutierrez, Ernesto, Becky Gutierrez, Samuel Gutierrez, Vanessa, Irene, Eddie R., Juan and Ramona Gutierrez; and cousins, Amanda, Susan Armijo, Christina, Velinda Armijo, Lacy, Libbie Smith, Vanessa, Kyle, Timothy Estrada, Monica, Sara Baca, Susie, Richard, Armando, Nathaniel, Lorenzo, Anna, Sergio, Kayne, Jaime, Anthony, Alisia, Miguel Gutierrez, Antoinette, Mundo Corral, Steven, Lillian Najar, Raquel, Andres Rael, and Samuel and Esias Jaramillo. He is also survived by his godparents, Nancy and Randy Service and Manuel and Beatriz Sanchez; and many great-uncles and great-aunts. Calling hours will be from 2-5 Sunday afternoon at Baca's Funeral Chapels. The vigil service will be held Sunday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with the Rev. Paulus Kao officiating. The rite of committal will follow at the Lower Frisco Cemetery in Reserve at 2. Casket bearers will be Hector Guerra, Daniel Cordova, Mario Villagran, Lawrence Garcia, Steve Service, Wildlife Society members, Gila National Forest firefighters, and his remaining family and friends. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be directed to the Anthony Sean Gutierrez Wildlife Society Scholarship Fund, in care of Sunwest Bank. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

GUTIERREZ: Felicitas Gutierrez, 74, a longtime Deming resident, died Wednesday evening at Memorial General Hospital in Las Cruces. Visitation will begin today at 2 p.m. at Baca's Funeral Chapels in Deming and a rosary service will be held there tonight at 7. A Funeral Mass will be said Saturday at 9 a.m. at St. Ann's Catholic Church with the Rev. Emilio Larlar officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery in Deming. She was born on March 6, 1914 in Mesilla and was a resident of Deming for 48 years. She was a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church. Survivors include five sons, Robert, Arthur, Joe and Sammy Gutierrez, all of Deming, and Manuel Gutierrez of Silver City; three daughters, Felicitas Baca of Deming, Luoe Marquez of Silver City, and Carolina Wallingford of Mesa, Ariz.; 14 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

GUTIERREZ: Fred (Lico) C. Gutierrez, 79, Died Monday in Silver City. Mr. Gutierrez was a communicant of the Catholic Church and was a retired crusher operator. He is survived by two daughters, Delia Lechuga and her husband, Luis of Hurley and Elise Majalca and her husband, Leo of Silver City; one son, Willie Gutierrez and his wife, Sarah, of Atlanta, Ga.; two sisters, Eulalia Acosta of Bernalillo and Ofelia Luna of Truth or Consequences; one brother, Tranquilino Gutierrez of Bernalillo; several other brothers and sisters-in-law and nieces and nephews; seven grandchildren, Fred Gutierrez, Paul Gutierrez, Lynette Leyba, Sonia Majalca, Sylena Majalca, Cecilia Torres and Patsy Gutierrez; and three great-grandchildren, Louie Lechuga, Eddie Joe Leyba and Patrick Leyba. Mr. Gutierrez was preceded in death by his wife, Anastacia Gallegos Gutierrez, in 1981, and by two sisters, Viviana Valencia in 1976 and Francisca Acosta in 1985. Rosary was held Friday at the Wheeler Funeral Home Chapel. Mass of the Resurrection was Celebrated in the St. Francis Newman Center in Silver City with the Rev. Bob Silk and Deacon Johnny Perez officiating. Burial followed in Memory Lane Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Ralph Trujillo, Abran Luna, Frank Estrada, Steve Lechuga, Cornelio Baca and Juan Flores. Honorary pallbearers Roger Gutierrez, Richard Arrey, Eddie Leyba, Joe Grinie, Chilo Gutierrez & Albert Parra. Arrangements Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City

GUTIERREZ: Laura Fletcher Gutierrez, 82, a former Grant County resident, died Tuesday at Mimbres Memorial Hospital in Deming. Visitation will begin at 3 Friday afternoon at Baca's Funeral Chapels in Deming and the rosary service will be held there at 7. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Saturday morning at 9 at Holy Family Catholic Church with the Rev. Joseph Anderson officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. She was born Aug. 26, 1910, in Pinos Altos and was a homemaker. She was a communicant of the Roman Catholic Church and a former resident of Grant County and California. She moved in 1988 to Deming, where she resided with her sister, Emily Schafer. She is survived by two sons, William J. Gutierrez of Silver City and Joe F. Gutierrez of Hurley; a daughter, Mary Eva Gomez of Pico Rivera, Calif.; a brother, Joe Fletcher of Bayard; a sister, Emily Schafer of Deming; 13 grandchildren; 32 great-grand children; and 11 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Juan, in 1953. Pallbearers will be John, Gilbert, Arthur and Joe Gutierrez Jr., and Danny and Frank Gomez. Honorary bearers named are Manuel Gutierrez, Pete Escobedo, Tony Beltran, Bobby Montoya, Gus Salaiz, Frank Fletcher and Ramon Gomez. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels in Deming.

GUTIERREZ: Mauricio O. Gutierrez, 87, died suddenly at his home in Bayard Saturday. Mr. Gutierrez was a retired Kennecott Employee and had resided in Bayard for the past 56 years. He is survived by six sons, Thomas of Huntington Park, Calif., Ramon and Marcelino of Bellflower, Calif. Ascencion Pablo and Pascual of Bayard; two daughters Mrs. Frances Baca and Mrs. Flora Gutierrez of Indio, Calif., 34 grandchildren, 87 great-grandchildren and 13 great-great grandchildren. Rosary was recited in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel. The Funeral Mass was in the Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard, the interment following in the Hanover Cemetery. The Rev. Fr. Adrien St. Charles officiated. Casket bearers were Ray Baca Sammie Baca, Teddy Martinez, Auerillo Flores and Johnnie Valerio.

GUTIERREZ: Meliton S. Gutierrez, 64, died recently. He was born in Hurley and was a lifelong resident of Hurley. Meliton was a communicant of Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley, a member of Local 890 Steelworkers Union and an employee of Kennecott Copper Corporation having retired after 41 years of service. He is survived by his wife, Lucinda D. Gutierrez of Hurley; three daughters, Mary Arenibas and Kathy Madrid of Hurley, Patsy Lopez of Hatch; two sons, Tommy Gutierrez of Silver City, George Gutierrez of Hurley; one sister, Lupe Merino of Los Angeles, CA; three brothers, Juan Gutierrez of Los Angeles, CA, George Gutierrez of Deming, Ramon Gutierrez of Bayard and seven grandchildren. Rosary recitation was held and Mass of the resurrection was celebrated. Both services were at the Infant Jesus Catholic Church with Father Benito Suen officiating. Interment followed at the Hurley Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Steve Gutierrez, Tony Garcia, Cesario Vallejos, Genaro Valenzuela, Joe Sedillos and Andy Peru. Honorary pallbearers were Thomas Gutierrez, Jr, Christopher Lopez, Kevin John Gutierrez, Armando Arenibas, Gabriel Gutierrez, Marlene Gutierrez and Katraina Renee Madrid. Arrangements were by Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

GUTIERREZ: Patricia Ann Lechuga Gutierrez, 31, a resident of Bayard, died Tuesday afternoon in Gila Regional Medical Center. She was born Feb. 11, 1958, in Silver City, to Luis and Delia Gallegos Lechuga. She was a lifelong resident of Grant County and was a homemaker. Calling hours will be held Friday from 2-9 p.m. in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels where the rosary service will be at 7:30 p.m. Mass of the Christian burial will be celebrated Saturday morning at 10 in the Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley. Concluding services will be in Memory Lane Cemetery. The Rev. Julio Espinosa will officiate at all services. Survivors are her husband, Ciro Gutierrez of the home; a son, Louie Lechuga of Hurley; a daughter, Tina Marie Gutierrez of Bayard; her parents, Luis and Delia Lechuga of Hurley; a brother, Roberto Lechuga of Ogden, Utah; a sister, Cecilia Torres and her husband, Henry, of Oracle, Ariz.; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Casket bearers will be Tommy Trujillo, Miguel Iturralde, Eddie Lechuga, Richard Arrey, Frank Estrada and Umelio Gutierrez. Honorary bearers will be Johnny Dominguez, Eddie Leyba, Jose Luis Gutierrez, Leo Majalca and Ruben Villalba. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

GUTIERREZ: Cosine E. Gutierrez, 78, a longtime Santa Clara resident, entered life eternal Thursday morning at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born Oct. 1, 1918, to the late Juan and Rosalia (Escontrias) Gutierrez. Mr. Gutierrez was a retired miner and a communicant of Santa Clara Roman Catholic Church. His hobbies included hunting and fishing. He enjoyed spending time in his garden. Visitation will be from 3-7 Sunday afternoon with the prayer vigil beginning at 7 at Baca's Funeral Chapels. Deacon Johnnie Perez will recite the holy rosary. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Monday morning at 10 at Santa Clara Roman Catholic Church with the Rev. Paulus Koa~ officiating Interment will follow at the Hurley Cemetery. Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Celia Gutierrez of the home; two sons, Jaime Gutierrez and his wife, Tillie, of Socorro, and Cosme Gutierrez and his wife, Norma, of Belen; four daughters, Yolanda Echiribel of Venice, Calif., Irma Diaz and her husband, Peter, of Silver City, Hilda Lopez and her husband, Henry, of Lancaster, Calif., and Grace Garcia and her companion, Bias Sepulveda~ of Santa Clara; a brother, Amparo Gutierrez of Chihuahua, Mexico; and a sister, Ramona Estrada, also of Chihuahua. Casket bearers will be Jaime, Damian and Cosme Luis Gutierrez, Peter Diaz Jr., Martin Echirihel Jr. and Henry Lopez. Honorary bearers will be Sirildo Duran, Enrique Trujillo, Nelson Romero, Santiago Jaurequi, Isidro Caro and Amparo Gutierrez. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

GUTIERREZ: Ernest A.U Gutierrez, 78, a resident of Silver City, died Thursday from injuries received in an auto accident. He was born Aug. 11, 1918, in Clyde, N.M., the son of Jose and Ramona Gutierrez. He was a veteran of World War 1!, having served from1944 to 1946 in the Army as an infantryman. He moved to Silver City in 1986 from Socorro, where he lived most of his life. His favorite pastimes were gardening and music. He is survived by his wife, Maria Jesus Gutierrez of the home; eight sons, Ernest Gutierrez, Felix Gutierrez and his wife, Maria, Jesus Manuel Castillo and his wife, Elva Elena, Enrique Castillo and his wife, Maria Isnasi, Octavio Castillo and his wife, Ersilio, Jorge Castillo and his wife, Lydia, and Leonel Castillo and his wife, Lucy; six daughters, Mary Gutierrez, Jessie Llamas and her husband, Lorenzo, Luz Maria Castillo de Arzaga and her husband, Solorne, Trinidad Castillo de Trillo and her husband, Ambrosio, Yolanda Villalba and her husband, Ruben, and Anna Lucero and her husband, Michael; 30 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren. Visitation will begin at 5 p.m. Sunday at Baca's Funeral Chapels followed by the prayer vigil a 7, also at Baca's. The funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday at 10 a.m. at Santa Clara Catholic Church. Concluding services and burial will follow at Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Military honors will be accorded by area veterans groups. Entrusted to the care of Baca's

GUYON: Charles Lester Guyon, 74,, died. Monday at his home in Silver City. He moved from Illinois to New Mexico in 1959 and had been a resident of Silver City since 1965. He is survived by his wife, Marie of Silver City; two nieces, Alice Wilson of Wheaton, Ill., and Janet Long of New Haven, Conn.; and two nephews, William Long of Seattle, Wash., and Richard Long of Concordia, Calif. Services will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. in the Curtis-Bright funeral chapel with the Rev. Wayne Sheffield officiating. Interment will be in Monmouth, Ill., at a later date. Arrangements are with the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home of Silver City.

GUZMAN; Rosa Guzman, died in St. Josephs Hospital in Tucson, march 16. She is survived by two sons, Jerry Guzman and Joe Jaure both of Tucson, and a daughter, Nellie Becker of Roswell. An apostolic service was held at the Wheeler Chapel march 19 with a burial following the next day at the Catholic Cemetery. All local arrangments by the Wheeler Funeral Home.

GUZMAN: Funeral services for Mrs. Celia Guzman, who died at Hillcrest General Hospital last Saturday morning were held Monday. The funeral mass was said for the deceased at 8:30 a.m. at St. Vincent's Church with the Rev. Fr. John P. Linnane officiating. Interment was made a 5 p.m. in the Catholic Cemetery. Arrangements were by Cox Mortuary. The tragic passing of Mrs. Guzman followed a day's illness after major surgery was performed at the hospital. She was 24 years of age. Celia Ortiz Guzman was born in Silver City on June 26, 1926, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dionisio G. Ortiz. She had spent most of her life here and was educated in the Silver City schools. Survivors, in addition to her parents are her husband, Joe Guzman of Phoenix, two sons, Richard and Joe Guzman, Jr., a daughter, Lupe Guzman; four brothers, Dionisio, Jr., en route ******* with the U.S. Army, Richard, a member of Battery B, New Mexico National Guard, Billy and Johnny and three sisters, Mrs. Josephine Torres, Mary Ortiz and Mrs. Olivia Espinosa, all of Silver City.

GUZMAN: Jose F. Guzman, 61, died Tuesday in Lordsburg. He was born Nov. 13, 1927, in Miami, Ariz. He was retired from the Southern Pacific Railroad, was a member of the Catholic Church, and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Calling hours are today from 3-9 p.m. with a rosary service at 7 p.m. at Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. Mass of the Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 Tuesday morning in the St. Francis Newman Center with the Rev. Bill Mayer officiating. Interment will follow in Memory Lane Cemetery. Survivors are his two sons, Joe O. Guzman Jr. of Arenas Valley and Paul Guzman of Phoenix, Ariz.; two daughters, Lupe Hernandez of Silver City and Gloria Guzman of Phoenix; four sisters, Stella Mesa, Elvira Savers and Mary Montoya, all of California, and Ermelinda Delgado of Silver City; an uncle, Eduardo "Lalo" Fajardo of Silver City; an aunt, Alcardia Cordova of Silver City; and eight grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Richard Guzman, in 1976. Casket bearers will be Mike Torres, Jose and Jesus Escarcega, Ernest Venegas Jr., Sonny Young and Fred Zapata. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

GUZMAN: Maria Guzman, 92, a resident of El Paso, Texas since 1965, formerly of Santa Rita and Bayard, passed away in El Paso on Wednesday. She was preceded in death by her husband, Francisco Guzman. Mrs. Guzman is survived by her sons, Frank Guzman and his wife, Celia of Riverside, Calif., Jesus Guzman and his wife, Sandy of Hesperia, Calif. and Pedro Guzman and his children of El Paso; her daughters, Bertha and Theodore Lopez and family of El Paso, Dora Tarr and children of Riverside, Calif., Susan and Nicolas Garcia and family of El Paso, and Mary Guzman, also of El Paso; 21 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. The rosary service will be held at eight tonight at Martin Funeral Home, East Chapel in El Paso. The Scripture reading will begin at 9:15 a.m. Saturday at Martin Chapel. Pallbearers are Michael Lopez, Theodore Lopez Jr., Frank Guzman III, Daniel Tarr, Gene Guzman, Raul Guzman, Stephen Lopez and Andrew Guzman. Mrs. Guzman will lie in state this evening from 4:00 until 9:30 p.m. at Martin Funeral Home. Burial will be in Mount Carmel Cemetery in El Paso.

GUZMAN: Stricken while a guest at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Micaela Barajas of Santa Rita, Merced Heuzar Guzman, 79, a resident of Torreon, Coah., Mex., died Thursday morning at the Santa Rita Hospital. Funeral services were held Friday with the mass being said at 7:30 a.m. by Rev. Fr. Pedro Ruiz at the Santa Rita Catholic Church. The body lay in state until burial at 4 p.m. in the Santa Rita cemetery. Arrangements were in charge of the Cox Mortuary. Survivors are Mrs. Barajas, six grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren.

Guzman: Richard O. Guzman, 29, passed away August 28 at Fort Bayard Medical Center…..

GWYN: Mrs. G. O. Gwyn, 70, died Thursday evening at ‘her home in Silver City. She had been a resident here for the past 40 years and until ill health forced her retirement, she had been active in social affairs of the city. She was a member of the Episcopal Church and a former member of the Silver City Woman’s Club. She is survived by her husband, G.O. Gwyn; one son, G. O. Jr., both of Silver City: one daughter Mrs. Kathryn Peters, and one sister, Mrs. W. B. Coberly both of Los Angeles. Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon at the Cox Mortuary chapel with the Rev. David Holt officiating. Burial was in the Masonic cemetery. Pallbearers were Stewart Pinkerton, V. J. Pringle, C. N. Dempsey. Webster Brewer, Dr. E. J. Siemer and Layton Hunter.

GWYN: Alice Seiler Gwyn, 80, a longtime resident of Silver City, died Thursday evening in Gila Regional Medical Center. She was born Dec. 3, 1910, in Jamestown, N.D., to John A. and Matilda Hoffman Seiler. Mrs. Gwyn attended State Teachers College in Silver City, where she met and married her husband of 56 years, O. "Bud" Gwyn Jr. Survivors are a sister, Patricia Ann Pratt of Ventura, Calif. and a niece, Betty Ann Seiler of Ruidoso. She was preceded in death by her husband, "Bud" Gwyn, in May 1989, and by two brothers, Andrew Seiler in 1988 and George Seiler in 1987. Memorial services will be announced at a later date. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

GWYN: G.O. "Bud" Gwyn Jr., 77, a resident of Silver City, passed away Wednesday in his home. Born in 1912 in Tucson, Ariz., to Mamie and G.O. "Pop" Gwyn Sr., he came to Silver City as a child and was a race car driver. Mr. Gwyn was a captain in the U.S. Air Force and fought in World War II as an Air Force pilot in the Pacific. He then returned to Silver City and was in business with his father, first with Railway Express. He then owned Gwyn's Inc., Mobil oil and butane, and also owned Gwyn's Transportation Freight Co. in the early 1960s. He was a member of the Episcopal Church, Masonic Lodge No. 8, Ballut Abyad Shrine, and was a 32nd Degree Scottish Mason and a member of the Elks Lodge. He was assistant fire chief in 1932 and 1933 and was recognized and honored in October 1988 for this job. He is survived by his wife, Alice, of Silver City. Memorial services will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. in the Curtis-Bright Chapel with the Rev. C.M. Henderson officiating. Private services will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to Southwestern New Mexico Services to Handicapped Children and Adults. Arrangements are by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.