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SAAVEDRA: Gilbert Chavez Saavedra, 68, a resident of Silver City, entered into eternal rest Wednesday, Jan. 6, at his home. He was born March 2, 1930, in Albuquerque to Anastacio and Rosa (Chavez) Saavedra. He was a retired Phelps Dodge auto mechanic and had served in the U.S. Army. Calling hours will be from 5- 7 p.m. Sunday at Baca's Funeral Chapels, where the prayer vigil will begin at 1 p.m., Decon Bill Holguin will recite the holy rosary. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Monday 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 Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Veterans honors will be accorded by local veterans groups. He is survived by his wife, Virginia M. Saavedra of Silver City; and three brothers, Ben Saavedra and his wife, Elsie, of Albuquerque, Manuel Saavedra and his wife, Dolly, of Los Angeles, and Joe. Saavedra and his wife, Linda, of Belen. Casket bearers will be Ricardo Hernandez, Jesus Vega, Ray Abeyta Jr., and Ronnie. Anthony and Adam Martinez. Honorary bearers are Cipriano Martinez, Jimmy Rodriguez, and Ben and Joe; Saavedra. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral, Chapels, U.S. 180 East at' Delk Drive. Phone 388-2334. Saavedra: Beatrice Saavedra, 84, a resident of Fort Bayard, passed away Monday in the Fort Bayard Medical Center. She is survived by three sisters, Virginia Saavedra of Clairmont, Calif., Alvita Saavedra of Truth or Consequences, and Sophie Beaty of Santa Barbara, Calif.; and two brothers, Tom Saavedra of Santa Clara, Calif., and Buddy Saavedra of Cupertino, Calif. Graveside services were conducted today at 1 p.m. in the Fort Bayard State Cemetery with Deacon Johnny Perez officiating. Arrangements were by the Wheeler Funeral Home.

Saborio: A funeral mass was said Feb. 1 at the Santa Clara Catholic Church for Pedro P. Saborio who died here Monday. Rosary was recited in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel the previous evening. Interment was in the Fort Bayard cemetery with the Rev. Fr. Paul Ragazinskas officiating. Mr. Saborio is survived by two sons, three daughters, 16 grandchildren, and 26 great-grandchildren

Saborio: Socorro Gomez Saborio, 71, a lifetime Hurley resident, entered eternal rest Sunday evening at her home. she was born Sept. 29, 1919, in Santa Rita. She was a member of the Catholic Church, and was a homemaker. Calling hours will be from 2-9 p.m. Wednesday in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels, where the vigil service will be held at 7. The funeral liturgy service will be held Thursday morning at 10 in the Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley, with the Rev. Mike Lindsay officiating. The committal rite service will follow in the Hurley Cemetery, where she will belaid to rest. Survivors include her husband, Pedro Saborio of Hurley; one son, Manuel Saborio and his wife, Beda, of Hurley; and four daughters, Melinda Gonzalez and her husband, Alfonso, of Hurley, Natalia Saborio Lucero and her husband Ross, of Hurley, Patricia Fierro and her husband, Crespin, of Columbus, and Rose Norero and her husband, Bob, of Hurley. She is also survived by 18 grandchildren; five sisters, Olivia Rodriguez, Consuelo Espinosa, Eva Gomez, Nena Becerra and Olin Herrera; and numerous nieces and nephews. Casket bearers will be her granddaughters, Veronica Saborio, Louise Saborio, Melissa Gonzalez, Darlene Saborio, Cristina Fierro and Micaela Fierro. Honorary bearer will be Irma Valenzuela. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Sabre; Rosemary K. Shelley Sabre, 62, of Cliff, NM died Thursday, in Safford, Az as a result of injuries received in an automobile accident. Mrs. Shelley was born February 6, 1922 in San Antonio, Tx, the daughter of Joseph Bales and Bertha Handrick Kirkland. She was a communicant of St. Mark's Episcopal Church of San Antonio, and attended The Church of the Good Shepard of Silver City, the Jacob Bennett Chapter of the D.A.R., the Lasso's Club in high school and was active in the Cliff-Gila Grant County Fair Ass'n. for many years. Her devotion and contributions to that organization was reconized and acknowledged with a Rosemary Shelley Sabre Day during the 1975 Fair. She and her husband, Lawrence H. Shelley ranched for many years in the Cliff area. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence H. Shelley October 6, 1972 and her son, Lawrence H. "Buster" Shelley September 15, 1973. Survivors include a daughter, Joyce "Tissie" Shelley Loomisof Bee Neb.; a son, Terrell Shelley of Cliff, NM; her mother, Bertha Bain of San Antonio, Tx; her stepmother, Margaret A. Hale of Silver City; a brother, Billy Kirkland of Roswell, NM; six grandchildren an one great-grandchild. Funeral services were held at the Trinity Presbyterian Church in Cliff, with interment at the Gila-Mesa Cemetery, with the Rev. David Goble officiating at both services. Serving as pallbearers were Forest Delk, Roland Rice, Wes Brown, Jim Shelley, Vernon Shelley, and Bob Shelley. Arrangements were by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home. Sabre: Emil B. Sabre, 67, passed away in Silver City March 30. Mr. Sabre was ...

SACCO: Frieda Sacco resident of Tyron passed away Thursday at Memorial Medical Center in Las Cruces. Arrangements are pending Entrusted to the Baca’s Funeral Chapel

Mrs. Dolores Saenz, 73, a former resident of Silver City, died the past week In El Paso. Funeral services were held in Alamogordo where burial took place. Surviving are her husband, Jesus M. Saenz and five sons.

David Báldonado Saenz, 51, of Bayard, a native of Alamogordo who bad lived in Grant County for 22 years, died Sunday at Hillcrest General Hospital, He was a retired Kennecott Copper Corp. employee, and had ‘worked with the Bayard City Police Department the past year. Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Mary R. Saenz of Bayard; three daughters, Mrs John E. Narvais of Los Vegas, Nev., Mrs Edward M. Ativarez of Hurley and Mrs. Robert L, Casatillo of Bayard; eight grandchildren; his father, Jesus M. Saenz of El Paso; four brothers, Samuel B. Saenz of Silver City; Earnez B. Saenz Los Angeles, Calif., Ralph B. Saenz of Bayard and Gilbert B. Saenz of El Paso. TheRev. Fr; Henry Saxon conducted rosary services at 8pm Monday at the curtis mortuary chapel and mass was said by the Rev. Fr. Bathón Estivill in the Huriey Catholic church. Burial was In the Hurley cemetery. Pallbearers were Edward L Alvarez,John E Narvaiz, Robert L. Castillo, Earest L Parra, Oscar B. Senz and Eliglo Garcia Jr.

 SAENZ: Dr. Paul Saenz, 58, passed away Monday, April 17, after a long and painful bout with cancer. He was born April 1, 1942, to Paul B. Saenz and Guadalupe "Lupe" Fierro Saenz. At the time of his death, he resided in Arlington, Va., with his wife, Geraldine. A memorial service will be held in Arlington on Wednesday. His ashes will later be? brought to Silver City for a memorial service. Final interment will be in the Fierro-Saenz family plot.

Mrs. Mercedes M. Saenz, 52, passed away at her residence in Bayard November 8 following’ an extended illness. Mrs.. Saenz was- a native of Bisbee,Arjz. and had lived in Bayard for the past 50 yéars. Survivors include her husband, Ralph of Bayard; two daughters, Mrs. Irene S. Garcia and Mrs. Mary D. Saenz; bth’of Bayard :one son, Ralph Seanz Jr. of Bayard; her mother Mrs. Cruz Marquez of Bayard; three brothers, Manuel Marquez, ‘ Ramon Marquez, Rodolfo Marquez, all of Bayard; two sisters, Mrs. Florentino Navares of Orange, Calif., ‘ and Mrs. Ismael Grijalva of Santa Rita: five grandchildren. Rosary services were held in the Curtis Bright Funèral Chapel at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9 with the Funeral Mass being recited in Our Lady of Fatima Catholic’ Church in’Bayard at 10 am. Friday. Interment followed in the Hurley Cemetery with the Rev.. Fr. Roberto Lemus officiating. Casket bearers were Ralph B. Marquez, Frankie M. Nevarez, Ernest I Seanz, ‘Sammy L. Saenz and Oscar Saenz.

Saenz: Dolores Sandoval Saenz, 80, died Tuesday in Las Cruces. She was born and raised in the Mimbres Valley. She is survived byher husband, Juan, of Las Cruces; two sons, Jesus Sandoval of Paramount, Calif., and Joe Sandoval of Las Cruces; two stepsons, Juan Saenz Jr. and Frank Saenz, both of Las Cruces; four daughters, Antonia Chavez of Mimbres, and Patricia Padilla, Mary Duran and Lupe Jimenez, all of Las Cruces; a stepdaughter, Rosa Chavez of Albuquerque; 33 grandchildren; and nine great-grand-children. Visitation will be from 6-7 p.m. Sunday at Getz Funeral Home in Las Cruces. A rosary service will follow at 7 p.m. The funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday at 10 a.m. at Immaculate Heart of Mary Cathedral in Las Cruces. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Garden Cemetery. Pallbearers and honorary pallbearers will be her grandchildren. Officiating will be the Rev. Tom Beggane. Getz Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Saenz: Ernest B. Saenz, 85, a former Bayard resident, passed away Saturday. He was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in El Paso, Texas, and had been a resident of El Paso for 40 years. He had retired from Chevron USA in California. He is survived by his wife, Luz L. Saenz; his daughters, Esther S. Rosales and Helen S. Perez; his sons and daughters-in-law, Ernest L. Saenz Jr. and Yolanda, Edward L. and Isabel Saenz, and Sam L. and Barbara Saenz; his brother and sister-in-law, Gilbert B. and Lucy Saenz; a sister-in-law, Mary R. Saenz; 27 grandchildren; 54 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. The rosary will be said tonight at seven at Harding-Orr & McDaniel Funeral Home in El Paso. Mass will be celebrated Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with the Rev. Luis Baldonado officiating. Interment will follow at Restlawn Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Richard Perez, Stephen Perez, Rick Rosales, Eddie C. Saenz Jr., Ernest Saenz III, and Sam Saenz Jr. Honorary pallbearers will be Raymond Perez, Robert Perez Jr., Louie Saenz, Andy Saenz and Manny Saenz. Arrangements are by Harding-Orr & McDaniel Funeral Home of El Paso.

Saenz: Gertrudis Saenz, 78, a longtime Silver City resident, passed away in her home Tuesday morning. She was born March 21, 1909, in Bachiniva, Chihuahua, Mexico. She was a homemaker, loved by all who knew her, and was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was a member of the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and the Sacred Heart League of Apostleship. Calling hours for Mrs. Saenz will be Friday from noon to 5 p.m. in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. Rosary service will be held Friday evening at 7 in the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Deacon Rod Nichols officiating. Mass of the Christian burial will be celebrated there Saturday morning at 10 with the Rev. Richard Lynch and the Rev. Bill Mayer celebrating. Interment will follow in the Silver City Catholic Cemetery. She is survived by her husband, Samuel B. Saenz of Silver City; one son, Raul Oscar Saenz, and his wife, Dora of Wichita Falls, Texas; two daughters, Mrs. Ernest (Lillian) Parra and Mrs. Herbert (Irma) Trejo, both of Silver City; by her grandchildren, Dave Parra and his wife, Sheryl, from Omaha, Neb., Kathy Saenz Miller and her husband, Al, from Wichita Falls, Michael Saenz and his wife, Jan, from Austin, Texas, Ron Trejo and his wife, Darlene, from Phoenix, Ariz., Lillian Trejo from El Paso, Texas, Suzanne Saenz from Houston, Texas, Linda Trejo and Sam Trejo from Albuquerque, Daniel Saenz from Austin and Mary Ann Parra of Silver City; one great-grandchild, Mathew Paul Parra from Omaha; and numerous cousins, nephews and nieces. Casket bearers will be five grandchildren, Paul Parra, Ron and Sam Trejo, and Michael and Daniel Saenz, and a nephew, Alfred Gomez. Honorary bearers will be her numerous reltives and friends. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

SAENZ: Jesus Saenz, 79, of El Paso, Tex., died Saturday at Hotel Dieu where he had been a patient. Saenz resided in El Paso for the past 11 years after retiring from Kennecott Copper Corporation where he had worked for 30 years as a powder man. Mrs. Dolores Saenz survives her husband, and four sons, Samuel B. Saenz of Silver City, Earnest B. Saenz of Los Algeles, Ralph B. Saenz of Bayard and Gilbert B. Saenz of El Paso; 18 grandchildren and 37 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Ralph Saenz of Alamogordo and Jose Saenz of Los Angeles; and two sisters, Mrs. N. P. Salcido and Mrs.. Angwl Ortega of Alamogordo. Funeral services were held Tuesday in the Catholic Church at Alamogordo, followed by burial there.

Samuel B. Saenz, 84, beloved father, entered into eternal rest Wednesday at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born in Alamogordo on Oct. 17, 1907, to Jesus Saenz and Dolores Baldonado. He was the oldest of six boys. The family moved to Santa Rita during his early years. He attended "Sully" School and graduated from Hurley High School. After graduation, he worked as a timekeeper for the Santa Rita mine until the closure of the mine during the 1930s. He married Gertrudis "Tula" Chavez in 1931. After the closure of the mine, he worked as a supervisor for the Work Projects Administration and then worked for several years for the Soil Conservation Service. He continued his employment as a postal worker for the Silver City post office, retiring in 1972 after 30 years of service. He was a charter member of the first League of United Latin American Citizens council of Grant County and was a member of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees. He was one of the first lectors for St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, "Tula," in January, 1989. He was also preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, David, Paul and Ralph Saenz. He is survived by a son, Oscar Saenz and his spouse, Dora, of Wichita Falls, Texas; and two daughters, Lillian Parra and her spouse, Ernest, and Irma Trejo and her spouse, Herb, of Silver City. He is also survived by 10 grandchildren, Capt. Paul Parra and Sheryl of Omaha, Neb., MaryAnn Parra of Houston; Ronald Trejo and Darlene of Mesa, Ariz., Lillian Trejo of Sheton, Wash., Linda Trejo and Sam Trejo of Albuquerque, Kathy Saenz and Allen of Decatur, Del., Mike Saenz and Jan of Austin, Texas, Danny Saenz of Austin, and Drs. Suzanne Saenz and John of Amarillo, Texas. He is also survivied by two great-grandchildren, Matthew Paul and Caitlin Parra of Omaha; and two brothers, Gilbert Saenz and Lucy, and Ernest Saenz and Luz, of El Paso, Texas; a sister-in-law, Mrs. David Saenz of Bayard; and numerous nephews and nieces. Pallbearers will be Capt. Paul Parra, Ronald Trejo, Sam Trejo, Mike Saenz, Ralph Saenz and Edward Alvarez. Services will include visitation from 2-5 p.m. Friday at Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels with a rosary service following at St. Vincent de Paul Church at 7 p.m. On Saturday at 10 a.m., Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with burial services following at the Catholic Cemetery, where he will be laid to rest next to his wife. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

 SAENZ: Ralph (Filo) B. Saenz, 72, died Sunday morning in El Paso, Texas. Mr. Saenz was born in Alamogordo and was a lifelong resident of Grant County. I It’ was a communicant of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church. He was a retired employee of Chino mones where he was employed from 1945-1977; was a member of the Office Profesional Employees International Union #62; was a member of the Cobre school board for 12 years and was a charter member of the Chino Federal Credit union who served as a credit committee member for several years. Mr Saez is survived by his wife Valentina P Saez of Bayard; two daughters, Irene Garcia and her husband Eligio, of Bayard and Mary Madrano and her husband Benito Ricardo of bayard; two sons, Ralph M and his wife Josie of Bayard and Larenzo saez of Bayard; two step daughters, Lucy P Soliz of Belgium ands Barbara P Perez of Moreno CA; two stepsons Edward P Arias of Houston TX and Robert P Dean of Bayard; three brothers, Samual B Saez of Silver city, and Earnest B saez and Gilbert B Saez both of  El Paso, Texas; nine grandchildren, Elias Garcia, Daniel Garcia, Alex Garcia, Ralph Saenz III, Jesus Saenz, Charles Saenz; Theresa Mercy Saenz, Michelle Saenz, and Ricardo Medrano. Pallbearers are Eligio Garcia, Benito Ricardo Medrano, Rey Sepulveda, Frank Nevarez, Ernest L. Saenz Jr., Edward Arias, Reyne Soliz, Sam H. Grijalva Sr., Manuel Guadiana, Cruz Duarte, Gilbert Garcia, Richard Garcia, Ramon 0. Marqucz, Rudy 0. Marquez, Andres Peru, Tony Moreno, Horace Jarmillo, John Fleming, Ralph Martin, MánueJ Jirnenez, Sam Tapia, Sam Corral, Ismaei Grijalva, Federico Zapata, Ernest Parra, Edward Alvarez, Ruben Gonzak’s, Caries Morales, Rey Marquez, Frank Maestes, Benito V Medrano, Gilbert Saez Jr, Alfredo Duran, George Chip, David Renquillo, Paul Garcia, and all his friends. Arrangements by Wheeler

Saffold: R.P. "Bill" Saffold, 55, of Silver City, died July 27 in Truth or Consequences. Mr. Safford, a former newspaperman, had been public relations director at Kennecott for the past 21 years. He is survived by his wife, Irma, and one son, Stephen of Silver City. Funeral arrangements were handled by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Sage: Major General Charles G. Sage, one of the most distinguished leaders in New Mexico military history and commander of the 200th Coast Artillery Regiment on Bataan during the early days of World War II, died Saturday in St. Vincent Hospital after an illness of several weeks. He was 71 years old. General Sage's military career spanned 40 years from the time he enlisted in the Texas National Guard in 1917 until he retired as New Mexico adjutant general in July 1957. Even after retirement he remained interested in military affairs, and during 1960 he served as a representative on the American Battle Monuments Commission at the Dedication of the U.S. Military Cemetery at Ft. William McKinley in Manila, P.I., and at the Presidio of San Francisco. General Sage's greatest glory came in a losing cause: the battle for Bataan and the fall of the Philippines to the Japanese in early 1942 during the opening days of World War II. He spent nearly 3 1/2 years following the fall of the Philippines as a prisoner of war on Formosa, in Japan and later in Manchuria, where he was liberated in August 1945. Last year Sage and his wife and one of their two daughters went to the Far East, and he re-visited the places where he had been held prisoner on Formosa and in Japan. General Sage was a former publisher of the Deming Headlight. Funeral services were held at Santa Fe. Burial was in the National Cemetery with full military honors.

Saiet: Beatrice P. Saiet, 83, died Saturday in Houston, Texas. Mrs Saiet was a life member of the Order of Eastern Star and is survived by her son, Fred Saiet, of Silver City; her daughter, Billie Saiet Mason and her husband, Guy, of Houston; and grandchildren Mark Mason and Michelle Mason of Houston. Funeral Services were held Monday in the chapel of Waltrip Funeral Directors with the Rev. Douglas B. Skinner officiating. Intermentwas made in Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery in Houston. Memorials may be made to the charity of choice.

Saige: James H. Saige died on Sunday, Sept. 20 at the Ft. Bayard Medical Center following as extended illness. Mr. Saige was born on Jan. 20, 1910 in Longmont, Colo., the son of Thomas William and Mary Frances Graham Saige. In 1937, he moved to Santa Rits, N.M., employed by Kennecott Copper Corp. as a carpenter. By the time he retired from the position of supervisor in 1967, his sturdy buildings, moved to accomodats an expanding mine, had been relocated throughout Grant County. A pioneer aviator, he put his hobby to work as a member of the civil Air Patrol. He was a member of the church boards of both the Santa Rita Community Center, and later the First United Methodist Church in Silver City, which he joined following a move to Silver City in 1961. He belonged to the Santa Rita Masonic Lodge #44. In addition, he was a member of the Camp Thunderbird Committee, assisting in the building of the camp from inception in 1947. He was preceded in death by his wife, theresa Peper Saige, in 1979. He is survived by two sons, Vance E. Saige of Vienna, Va. and Gerald C. (Jerry) Saige of Silver City,: and by grandchildren Dru and Kelly Saige of Vienna, Va. Scott, MerriLee and Julie Sage of Silver City. Services were held this morning at 10 a.m. at the First Methodist Church of Silver City with the Rev. David Saucier officiating. Interment will follow in the Memory lane Cemetery with graveside services conducted by the Santa Rita Masonic Lodge #44. Serving as active pallbearers will be Baltazar Sandoval, Frank Donohue, Jr., Tom Bennett, Henry Billings, Pedro Garcia abd Bill Frazier, Honorary pallbearers are E. L. Huber, Edwin J. Donohue abd George McFarland. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to James H. Saige Memorial Fund, c/o Valley Community Church, Box 114, Rt. 8, Silver City, N.M. Arrangements by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Saige: Theresa V. Saige, 67, died Tuesday, Jan.23 in Hillcrest General Hospital. Mrs. Saige was a native of Illinois and a GrantCounty resident since 1936. She was a member of the Town and Country Garden Club, United Methodist Women, Green Thumb Garden Club and Church Women United. She is survived by her husband, James H. Saige of Silver City, two sons, Vance E. Saige of Vienna,Virginia, Jerry Saige of Silver City, her mother, Mrs. Lydia Peperof Silver City, a sister Mrs. Dorthea Thomas of Albuquerque, brother Herman G. Peper of Silver City and five grandchildren. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 29 in the First United Methodist Church of Silver City with Reverend Clifford E. Hutton officiating. Burial followed in Memory Lane Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Frank Donahue, Jr., George McFarland, Wesley Reese, Balta Sandoval, Edwin Donahue and A.R. York. The family has asked that donations be made in her name to the American Cancer Society.

Death Saturday, Feb. 22, claImed Mrs. Jesusita Garcia Salnz, 50, wife of Antonio 0. Salnz, at the. family horme in Hurley, where she had resided for many years. Surviving, besides her hushand, are two sons, Antonio and Juan Perrez, Hurley; two daughters, Josephine Sainz, Albuquerque, and Elvira. Sainz, Hurley; three sisters, Mrs Lucia Reycsand Miss Amelia Garcia,, Hatch, and Mrs Louisa Lopez, Hur1ey; three brothers Adolpho, Polo and Fred, Hurley. Funeral services were held Wednesday at 5p. m. at Hurley, the Rev. Ramon Estivel conducting the rites. Interrnent was In the Hurley cemetery, directed by the Cox Mortuary

Sainz: Eva J. Sainz, 71, died at her residence in Silver City this morning. Services are pending at the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

SAIS; Molly Sais, 63, of Sil- ver City passed away Friday ^^H at her residence. Services are pending with Bright Funeral Home.

Pedro Lund Saiz, 65, of Bayard, died at his home last Friday. He was a retired Kennecott Copper Corp., employee of Chino Mines Division. Mr. Saiz served in World War I and was a member of the Central American Legion Post. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Maria Saiz; a daughter, Mrs. Eva S. Abalos, Bayard; two sons, Roger and Pablo, Central, and five grandchildren. Rosary services were held Sunday evening at the Cox Mortuary Chapel, with mass at Santa Clara Catholic Church in Central Monday morning. Burial took place in the Central cemetery.

SAIZ: Maria S. Saiz, 97, a Iongthne resident of Central, entered eternal life Wednesday at her home. She was born Sept. 4, 1898, in El Placer, the daughter of Pedro and Veneranda Silva. She was a communicant at Santa Clara Catholic Church in Central and an avid bingo player. She wilt he reposing at Baca's Funeral Chapels from 5-7 p.m. Friday. The prayer vigil will be recited at 7 p.m. by Deacon Johanny Perez, The Mass of resurrection will be celebrated Saturday morning at 10 at Santa Clara Catholic Church with the Rev. Mike Lindsay officiating. Concluding services, and burial will follow at the Central Cemetery. She is survived by a daughter, Eva Abalos, and her husband, Aifredo, of Bel View, Neb.; her two sons,, Pedro S. Saiz of the home, and Roger S. Silva and his wife, Lillie, of Cen¬ tral; her brother, Daniel A. Silva of Hunley; eight. grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her sister, Tercsita Sanchez. Serving as casket beai'ci's will be Anthony Gonzalez, Aifredo Abalos, Fred Ababos, David Sanchez, David Silva and Anthonio Valencia. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Funeral services were held yesterday, April 28, for Mrs. Dana C. Saliaz, who died at the home I of her son in Bayard Monday afternoon She was 96 years old and had been a resident of this area for the past 70 years. Rosary services were held at 7 p.m. Tuesday evening at the Cox Mortuary Chapel with the Rev. Patrick Lininnane in charge and mass was held at 9 a.m. Wednesday morning at the Bayard Catholic Church. Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. at the Hurley Catholic Church with burial in the Hurley Catholic cemetery. She is survived by three sons Pedro C. and Juan C., both of Bayard. and Rubano C. of Christmas. And two daughter’s Mrs Louise Torrves and Mrs. Pablo Penida of Bayard ; one sister. Mrs. Concepclon Rajas of Los Angeles: 16 grandchildren 24 great grandchildren an four great-great-grandchildren.

SALAIZ: Benita De La O Saliz, 93, of Silver City died Tuesday, July 6, at Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque. She was born April 3, 1906, in Santa Rita to Jose and Angelita Gonzales De La 0. She was a homemaker and dedicated her entire life to caring for her family. Calling hours will be from 5-7 Friday afternoon at Baca's Funeral Chapels, where the vigil will begin at 7. The funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday morning at 10 in St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. The rite of committal and burial will follow at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Cemetery. Survivors include six sons, Joe D. Lopez and wife, Grace, of Bayard, Ra- mon Lopez of Durham, N.C., Otto Salaiz and wife, Rita, of El Paso, Texas, Arthur Salaiz and wife, Priscilla, of Silver City, Albert Salaiz and companion, Gloria, of Las Vegas, Nev., and Robert Salaiz of Las Vegas; four daughters, Ester Kirker and husband, Rey, of Albuquerque, Henrietta Lopez of Silver City, Angie Morones and husband, Emilio, of Santa Ana, Calif., and Reina Chavez and husband, Chalo, of Santa Clara; a special grandson whom she raised, Alfred Lopez; 35 grandchildren; 57 great-grandchildren; and 15 great- great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sons, Reymundo Lopez and Albino Salaiz Jr. Casket bearers will be Alfred Lopez, Reynaldo Chavez, Patrick Salaiz, Andrew Salaiz, James Costanza and Robert Salaiz Jr. Honorary bearers are Dennis Salaiz, David Salaiz, Richard Morones, Felix Ortega and all of the remaining grandchildren. En- trusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive. Phone 388-2334.

Marcelino S. Salaiz, 67, life-long resident of Silver City, died Tuesday at. Hillcrest General Hospital after a brief illness. He was born at Pinos Altos and until his retirement was a carpenter. Survivors are his wife, Elvira, a daughter; Mrs Charles Rublo of  Los Angeles, seven grand children and six. Great-gandchildren Rosary sërvices were held Wednesday evening at the Cox Mortury. Internment was in the Catholic cemetery followed 9AM mass today.

SALAIZ: Urbano C. Salaiz, 80 died Thursday in Fort Bayard. Mr. Salaiz was born in Sherman and was a lifelong resident of Grant County. lie was a communicant of the Holy Family Catholic Church in Hanover, was past treasurer of Mine-Mill I .oca I 89() and was a member of Woodsman of the World. He is survived by his former wife, Maria Salaiz of Hanover; one daughter, Many Lou Diaz of Virginia Beach, Va.; one grandson, Brian Christopher Diaz of’ Virginia Beach; and numerous nephews and nieces. Rosary recitation will be held at 7 tonight in Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard, and Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at 10am. Tuesday in the Holy Family Catholic Church in Hanover with the Rev. Tomas Percz officiating at both services. Interment will follow in the Hanover Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Erasmo Carreon, Adolfo Majalca, Domingo Calcieron, Alonzo Coronado, David D Diaz, and Antonio flores. Honorary Pallbearers will be Manuel Gui let’rez, Cecil io Torres, lied Barreras, Manuel Gun. diana, Loren-zo Martinci,, and Salvador Beltran. Arrangements are by the Wheeler Funeral Home of’ Silver City.

Salaiz: Former Silver City resident Albino Salaiz Jr. entered eternal rest March 10 in Twentynine Palms, Calif. He served with the U.S. Marine Corps for several years. Mr. Salaiz is survived by his wife, Miyako; two sons, Reymundo Salaiz of the home, and Melvin Salaiz of Fort Campbell, Ky.; two grandchildren; his mother, Benita Salaiz of Silver City; his father, Albino Salaiz of Tucson, Ariz.; six brothers, Joe D. Lopez of Bayard, Ramon D. Lopez of Durham, N.C., Otto Salaiz of El Paso, Texas, Arthur Salaiz of Silver City, and Albert and Robert Salaiz of Las Vegas, Nev., and four sisters, Ester Kirker of Albuquerque, Henrietta Lopez of Silver City, Angie Morones of Santa Ana, Calif., and Reina Chavez of Central. He was preceded in death by a brother, Reymundo D. Lopez, in 1962. Funeral services were held March 18 at Twentynine Palms.

Salaiz: Atanacia G. "Nacha" Salaiz, 87, a life-time resident of San Lorenzo, died Friday night at Gila Regional Medical Center. She was born July 7, 1903, in San Lorenzo. She was a homemaker and a parishioner of San Lorenzo Catholic Church. Rosary services will start at 7 tonight in the San Lorenzo Catholic Church with Deacon Alfonso Alvarado officiating. Mass of the Christian burial will be celebrated in the San Lorenzo Catholic Church Tuesday at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Paulus Kao officiating. Concluding services will follow in the Hanover Cemetery. Survivors include her daughter, Margaret Lopez Munoz of Las Cruces; three granddaughters, Virginia Fierro of Anaheim, Calif., and Vivian Myers and Silvia Carrillo of Las Cruces; four grandsons, Jack, David and Robert Lopez of Las Cruces, and Larry Lopez of Deming; three great-granddaughters; and six great-grandsons. Casket bearers will be Larry, David, Robert and Richard Lopez, John Myers and Michael Krumberger. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Salaiz: Elviria M. Salaiz, 71, passed away Wednesday, April 19 at Hillcrest Hospital. Mrs. Salaiz was a lifelong resident of Grant County. She is survived by a step-daughter, Magdalena Rubio of Las Cruces and two sisters, Mrs. Anne Minerd of Pinos Altos and Mrs. Katy Telles of Silver City. Rosary recitation was Thursday April 20 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with funeral mass on Friday April 21, the Rev. Fr. A James Milano conducting both services. Interment followed in the Catholic Cemetery in Silver City. Serving as pallbearers were Eddie Treviso, Paul Minerd, TomPolanco, David Polanco, Santiago Montoya and Ernest Azures.

Salaiz: Frank "Turko" Salaiz, 67, a lifetime Silver City resident, entered life eternal Saturday at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born Sept. 17, 1923. Mr. Salaiz was a member of the Catholic Church, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the American Legion. He retired from Chino Mines and the Grant County Road Department after 20 years of service with each. Mr. Salaiz served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He attended Western New Mexico University. He was a past member of the Silver City Town Council and the Silver Schools Board of Education. He held the position of municipal judge for the town of Silver City at the time of his death. Calling hours will be from 2-5 Wednesday afternoon in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. The vigil service will be held at 7 p.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, where the funeral liturgy service will be held Thursday morning at 10 with the Rev. Rod Nichols officiating. The committal rite service will be at Silver City Catholic Cemetery, where he will be laid to rest in the family plot. Veterans honors will be accorded by Allingham-Golding Post No. 18 of the American Legion. Survivors include his wife, Virginia Salaiz of Silver City; a son "Bodie" Chavez, also of Silver City; a sister, Corrine Ramirez of Silver City; three nephews, Tony and Steve Ramirez, and Bobby Salaiz; and three aunts, Mercy Vasquez,of Oxnard, Calif., Eloisa Ruiz of Tempe, Ariz., and Minnie Cienfuegos of San Jose, Calif. He is also survived by his mother-in-law, Angela Rivera; a sister-in-law, Beatrice Sanchez and her husband, Manuel; a brother-in-law, Tony Rivera and his wife, Alice; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and numerous other nieces and nephews. Casket bearers will be Tony Rivera, Steve Ramirez, Bobby Salaiz, Arthur Chavez, Justin Chavez and Jim Rivera. Honorary bearers will be the remaining family memers and all his many friends. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Salaiz: Maria A. Saliaz, 90, of Hanover entered into rest Saturday at Gila Regional Medical Center in Silver City. Mrs. Saliaz was born June 10, 1904, in San Miguel to Dionicio and Jesusita Flores Apodaca. She was a homemaker and a communicant of Holy Family Catholic Church in Hanover. Survivors include a daughter Mary Lou Diaz, and her husbund, David S. Diaz, of Virginia Beach, Va.; a grandson, Brian Diaz also of Virginia Beach; a sister, Petra Arciero of Hanover; a sister-in-law, Luz Apodaca, also of Hanover; and various nieces and nephews. Calling hours are from 2-4 this afternoon at Baca's Funeral Chapels. The prayer vigil will be held at 7 p.m. today at Baca's Funeral Chapels with Deacon Johnnie Perez reciting the rosary. Mass at the Christian burial will be celebrated Wednsday morning at 10 at Holy Family Catholic Church with rite of committal to follow at the Hanover Cemetery. The Rev. Ricardo Hinojal will officiate. Pallbearers are David Diaz, Domingo Calderon, Larry Gonzales, Alfonso Gonzales, Luis Morales and Tony Torres.

Salaiz: Mariana Lucero Salaiz, died Sunday, Jan. 19 at a hospital in Deming. S

Salaiz; Robert Jimenez Salaiz, 41, former resident of the Mimbres Valley died in South Gate, Ca, following an extended illness. He was born May 17, 1943 in Grant County and had lived in California for over twenty years. Rosary services were held at the San Juan Catholic Church with Deacon Johnnie Perez officiating. The Funeral Mass was with Monsignor Roland Van De Haar officiating. Interment followed at the San Juan Cemetery. Survivors include his wife, Louise and daughter Debbie of South Gate, CA.; four brothers, Joe Salaiz, Central, Manuel Salaiz, San Juan, Gabriel Salaiz, Deming and Bernabe Salaiz, Las Vegas, Nev; four sisters, Aurelia Cordova, Los Alamos, Clorinda Vigil, San Lorenzo, Elisa Gonzales, Albuquerque and Lupe Dominguez, San Juan . Pallbearers were Johnny Salaiz, Ruben Salaiz, Tony Baca, Randy Dominguez, Bennie Salaiz and Steve Salaiz. Baca's Wheeler Funeral Chapel wasin charge of arrangements.

Salaiz: Mrs. Simona R. Salaiz, 80, died at her home Wednesday morning. She was a life long resident of Grant County. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Corrine Ramirez, both of Silver City, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Also three sisters, Mrs. Mercy Vasquez of Oxnaro, Calif., Mrs. Marianna Jojola of Los Angeles, Calif., and Mrs. Minnie Cienfuejos of San Jose, Calif.

Salaiz: Annie Romero Salaiz, 69, a resident of Central, entered life eternal Monday at Gila Regional Medical Center. She was bornAug. 20, 1923, in Hanover. Mrs. Salaiz was employed at Sunwest Bank in Bayard for several years, and most recently was a homemaker. She was a member of Santa Clara Catholic Church, and a past member of the Santo Nino Society in Bayard. Calling hours are to be held from 4-9 p.m. today in Baca's Funeral Chapels, where the prayer vigil will begin at 7 with Deacon Johnnie Perez reciting. The funeral liturgy will be recited Thursday morning at10 at Santa Clara Catholic Church, with the Rev. Michael Lindsay as celebrant. The rite of committal will follow at Fort Bayard National Cemetery, where she will be laid to rest. Survivors include her husband of 29 years, Jose Salaiz of Central, three sons, David Salaiz of Hacienda Heights, Calif., Michael Salaiz of West Valley City, Utah, and Steve Salaiz of Deming; a daughter, Sylvia Ojinaga of Bayard; and five sisters, Elvira Valencia of Bayard, Leonor Cisneros of Sonoma, Calif., Lilia Ramirez of Bayard, Margaret Sifuentes of Bayard, and Eva Rodriguez of Albuquerque. She is also survived by five grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. Casket bearers will be Joe, Larry and Randy Sifuentes, and Jonathan, Benji and Larry Ojinaga. Honorary bearers will be her relatives and friends. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

SALARS: Betty Jean Baker Turner Salars, 60, died Wednesday at her home in Silver City, Mrs. Salars was born in Longbeach, Calif., and had been a resident of Grant County for many years. She graduated from San Marcos Academy, San Marcos, Texas, and attended business college in Longbeach. She was a member of th~ Church of Christ at 12th and \Vest streets; the Order of the Eastern Star, Tyrone Chapter No. 11 and Silver City Chapter No. 3: was past president of the Cop-. per Cowbelles: was a member of the Business and Professional Women, the White Signal Extension Club, Rainbow for Girls in Deming, and the Farm Bureau ; and she was Grant County cerk for two terms, from 1964 to 196g. She is survived by her husband Elmer Salars, whom she married in May l966, and they were presently resid1ng at the Bar-I)-Ranch, south of Silver Citv: by three daughters, Carol Ann Bush of Tyrone, Virginia Moore of Cuajcinc, Peril, and Eva Whit tlock of’ (‘anon City, Cob.; two sons, Toni Turner of Silver City and Dan Salars of Rastanura, Saudi Arabia; two, sisters, Dorothy Russell of Deming and Verna Roach of Colton, Calif.; three brothers, Wilham Baker of Tucson, Ariz., and Joe Baker and Lee Baker of Deming; her parents-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Lotto T. Turner of Deming: 12 grand~chi1dren and one great-granchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lotto ThomasTurner, in June of 19~3; by one daughter, Janice Louise Turner in 1956; and one brother, Roy Baker in 19R1. Funeral services will be held Saturday at the..Church.of Christ at 12th and Wést streets in Silver with Dave Dugan and Marvin Fell officiating. Interment will follow at the Masonic Cemetery with graveside services by the Order of Eastern Star. Serving as pallbearers will be Oscar Salars, Bill Droke, Johnny McDonald, Richard Hollimon, Charles Crutchen and John H. Scholl. Honorary pallbearers will be Carroll Jacobs, Murray Ryan and Wes Brown. The family has suggested that contributions he made to the Portales Christian Children’s Uome, care of Dave Dugan at the 12th Street Church of Chri:~t in Silver City. Arrangements are by the Curt is-Bright Funeral home.

The death last Saturday of William Edward (Ves) Salars, 74, marked the passing of another pioneer citizen and retired buisiness man of Silver City. Born in 1884 at Webber Falls Ok, which at that time was a part of the Cherokee Strip, indian territory, he came west by wagon train at the age of 16, locating in alma and mogollon, where he was employed in a saw mill operated by uncle Harry Herman. Later on he went to Boyle Heights Calif., where he worked in a brick yard. Returning to mogollon, he married Sarah Ellen roberts Aug 30, 1910, and became the blacksmith in the mining town. For several years he drove the mail team from Silver City to Glenwood for Ernest Bennett. He is survived by two daughters Mrs. witta Ann Salars of Laguna N.M. and Miss Martha Jane McDonald a student at New Mexico A&M College. Other members of the family are a sister Mrs. Jane McDonald Mortenson, of Blyth Calif., his two brothers; Barley and Johnny, white Signal, and six grandchildren. Funeral services were held at the cox Mortuary by the Rev Harold Johnson of the Santa Rita community Church. Burial was in the Silver city cemetary. Pallbearers were James McCauley, Joe Frost, Charley Russell, Jim Bounds, and Fred Prevost Jr.

Salars: Sarah Ellen Salars passed away in her home on May 4, 1979 at the age of 84. She wasw born in Alma, N.M. on December 10, 1894 and was married in Mogollon, N.M. on August 30, 1910 to William (Ves) Salars. They chose to move to Silver City a few years later and became life long residents. They had seven children: Elmer, Oscar, William Edward, Jr., Calvin, Vernon Baber,and Elizabeth Gillespie. Mrs. Salars was an active member of the Silver City Chapter #3 Order of Eastern Star since 1944 and also of the Rebecca Lodge since 1925 and a long time member of the Whitewater Home ExtensionClub. She was preceeded in death by her husband, Ves Salars, on April 1,1958 and by her daughter, Elizabeth Gillespie on June 16, 1976. She is survived by her other six children, 21 grandchildren,, 40 great grandchildren and 8 great great grandchildren. Funeral services were Monday,May 7, at 10 a.m. at tthe Curtis BrightFuneral Chapel. Services were conducted by bishop Shelley of the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints and services by Silver City Order of Easter Star Chapter #3 were performed. Burialfollowed in the Masonic Cemetery. Pallbearers were her grandsons: Fred Gadberry, Bill Grimes, Randal Salars, Carl Salars, Dan Salarsand Ronald Salars.

Adrian Lee Salas, 16-year-old son of Arthur and Carol Salas of Fort Bayard died Tuesday, Feb. 14 At his residence. Adrian was born in Ruidoso, but has resided in Fort Bayard for about eight years. He was a communicant of the Santa Cara Catholic Chureh and a student at La Plata Junior High School. Surviving him are his parents, Arthur and Carol Salaso Fort Bayard, maternal grand. Parents Mr and Mrs Wayne Mallett of Caldwell, Ohio and his paternal grandparents E.R. and Ofelia Salas of Lincoln N. B. Rosary recitation was held Thursday, Feb. 3, at the Curtis-Bright chapel ,with mass of the resurrection celebrated Friday,Feb 4 at the Santa Clara Catholic church in Central, with the Rev. Paul Ragazinskas officiating; Internment followed Friday afternoon at the Lincoln Cemetery in Lincoln. Serving as pallbearers were Frank Duran, Anthony Rornero, Tony Beltran, Virgil Mario Yniquez, Jake Lopez, Adam Aldaz and Bennie Montoya.

SALAS: Amalia "Molly" Vega Salas, 63, of Silver City passed away at her resi- dence Friday, Dec. 18. The family is receiving friends from 2-4 this afternoon at Bright Funeral Home, where the rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Vincent dc Paul Catholic Church with Father Rod Nichols officiat- ing. Interment will he at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Cemetery. Ms. Salas was born March 23, IW. in Sil- ver City, the daughter of Heraclio Vega and Petra Terrazas Vega. She is sur- vived by four daughters, Dcanna Romcro and her husband, Francisco, of Taos, Laurie Ortega of Silver City, Deborah Hedgepeth and her husband, Robert Derrick, of Eagle Nest, and Margot Per- alta of Portland. Ore.; two sons, Roy Ayala and his wife, Rufina, of Silver City, and Roland Salas and his wife, Maxine, of Las Vegas; two brothers, Conrado Vega of Silver City and Cris Vega of City of Commerce, Calif.; five sisters, Nina Holguin and her husband, Willie, of ' Silver City, Josie Vasquez and her husband, Rudy, Prisilia Lopez and her hus- band, Lionel, Rusic Be- navidez and her husband. Ubaldo, and Elva Findley And her husband Craig, Of Silver City; 14 grand- children, Troy A. Casaus of [ Phoenix, Alan Ayala and Aaron Ayala, both of Silver City, Daniel Salas of Santa Fe, Vanessa Salas, Stephanie Salas and Jordan Salas, all of Las Vegas, Nicholas Romero of Taos, Angelina Ortega and Ceasar Onega, both of Silver City, Robert Derrick Hedgepeth Jr., McKenna Hedgepeth, and Amanda Hedgepcth, all of Eagle Nest, and Ashley Peralta of Albuquerque; and numerous other nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Hilda Ramirez, in 1975, and Olivia Merino, in 1997; and one brother. Harry Vega. in 1974. Pallbearer will be Harry Vega, Conrat Vega Jr., Ubaldo Benavide; III, Eric Lopez, Chris Vega; Jr. and Steve Vega. Hon orary bearers will be Aller Ramirez, Billy Holguin Gene Vasquez. Ray Michal Merino and Dannv Hernandez

 SALAS: Frank “Negro", Salas, 60, a resident of Lake- Roberts, entered into eternal, rest Tuesday, Feb. 23, at his- home. He was born March 7, 1938, in Hanover. Mr. Salas.' was a retired aircraft mechanic and enjoyed hunting with his brothers and working on his old cars. He loved the outdoors. Calling hours will be from 5-7 Friday' evening at Baca's Funeral Chapels, where the prayer vigil will begin at 7. Father Dan Porter will recite the holy rosary. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Saturday at 10 in the morning at the Holy Family, Catholic Church in Hanover with Father Porter officiating. The rite of committal and burial will follow at the Hanover Cemetery. Survivors include his wife, Is- abel Salas of Lake Roberts; one son, Frank B. Salas of Cleveland; one daughter, Gina Leyva, and her husband, Ruben, of Lakewood, Calif.; two brothers, Damas Salas and his wife, Olivia, of Silver City, and Felix Salas and his companion, Pauline Chavez, of Albuquerque; and two sisters, Evangelina Villegas and her husband, Francisco, of Silver City, and Cecilia Vigil and her companion, Arman Sapien, of Silver City. Cascket bearers will be Manuelfei Vigil, Armando Sapien, Henry Borunda, Albert,^ Borunda, Francisco Villegas and Ernesto Altamirano. Honorary bearers are Pete Salas and Robert Sierra, and all his nieces and nephews. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive.!,: Phone 388-2334.

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 Thisle reading the mass. The four men, Lorenzo and Melquides Moreno, brolhers, their brother.in.jaw 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 fot a number of years. Cause of the apparently premature explosion was unknown. Members of the next shift, going underground to hunt the missing erew, 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 coroners jury headed by H 0. Worthen, Justice of the Peace, Monday returned a verdict of death by accidental powder explosion. Roberto S. Garcia, 23, of Fierro, IS survived J~y his mother and father, two brothers and three~ s1sters~ Frandsc’o 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. Meliquids Moreno, 26, of Fierro, is survived by his wife, four Sisters, his mother and father. Internment was made in the Fierro cemetary the Cox mortuary was in charge.arrangements.

Salas: Connie M. Salas, 40, died Friday morning in the Gila Regional Medical Center. She was born May 28, 1948, in Tucumcari to Frank E. and Celina Aragon Rivera. Mrs. Salas had been a Silver City resident since 1966. She graduated from Western New Mexico University in 1970 and received her master's degree in 1974. She taught school in Lordsburg for a year and then taught for 15 years in the Silver Consolidated School System as a first grade teacher at Sixth Street School. She was a member of the St. Francis Newman Center, the National Education Association, Silver Education Association and Minority Caucus, and was a dedicated teacher and mother. Calling hours will be Sunday from 5-9 p.m. with the rosary service to be held at 7 p.m. in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. Mass of the Christian burial will be celebrated Monday morning at 10 in the St. Francis Newman Center with interment following in Memory Lane Cemetery. The Rev. Bill Mayer will officiate at all services. She is survived by her husband, Ysidro M. Salas, and their two children, Selena Y. Salas and Felicia M. Salas, all of Silver City; her parents, Frank and Celina Rivera of Belen; and three brothers, Frank Rivera Jr. and his family of Roswell, John Rivera and his family of Belen, and Daniel Rivera, also of Belen. She is also survived by her paternal grandmother, Nora Rivera of Belen; and by other family members, Mr. and Mrs. Louie Bernal and family, and Mr. and Mrs. Ysidro R. Salas, all of Bayard, and David Salas of Silver City. Casket bearers will be Louie Bernal, Alfredo S. Duran, David Salas, Dr. Gilbert Arizaga, Jesus Arellano and Robert Peru. So that the dedication Connie Salas felt toward her career in education and her students might be continued, the family requeststhat memorial donations be made to the Connie M. Salas Memorial Scholarship Fund at Western New Mexico University of Silver City. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Salas: Encarnacion Salas, 84, died at Ft. Bayard Medical Center March 14 following a lingering illness. Mr. Salas was a retired miner for the Asarco Mining Company, and resided in Vanadium for the past 51 years. He is survived by three sons, Ysidro of Bayard, Rigoberto of Vanadium, and Hector of Butte, MT.; six daughters, Mrs. Nellie S. Carron of Azusa, CA., Mrs. Julieta S. Duran, Mrs. Frances S. Candelaria both of Bayard, Mrs. Ella S. Rasas of Monrovia CA., Mrs. Angelina S. Flores and Mrs. Garcia, both of Tucson; 30 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren; and a brother Sabas Garcia of Mexico.

Salas: Eusebio M. Salas, 62, died Thursday, November 15, in Albuquerque. Mr. Salas was born in Santa Rita, New Mexico, and had been a life long resident of Grant County. He was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church and V.F.W. Post No. 4150. Mr. Salas is survived by his wife, Mrs. Lupe Salas of Santa Rita, four daughters, Mrs. Juanita Lara and Mrs. Lorraine Lopez both of Silver City, Mrs. Angie Morales of Arenas Valley, Mrs. EstherFrench all of El Paso, Texas, Lillian Garcia of Anthony, New Mexico, three brothers, Jose Salas, Manuel Salas and Felix Salas all of Bayard and eight grandchildren. Rosary recitation was held Monday evening, Nov. 19, at the Curtis-Bright Chapel, Mass of the Resurrection was held Tuesday morning, Nov. 2o at our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard with the Reverend Father Beniot Syen officiating at both services.Burial followed in Ft. Bayard National Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Billy Lara, Rudy Lopez, Robert Morales, Richard Perez, Manuel Salas, Jr., and Felix Salas, Jr. Honorary pallbearers were Luis Lopez, Pedro Marquez, Victorio Ortiz, Jessuus Loera, Jose Morales, Candelario Gonzales, Larry Quevedo and Larry Salas.

Salas: Juana Zapata Salas, 69, died Saturday in Silver City. Mrs. Salas was a communicant of the St. Vincent Catholic Church and was a longtime resident of Silver City. She is survived by two daughters, Vangie Villegas and her husband, Francisco Villegas, and Cecilia Sapien and her husband, Armando Sapien, all of Silver City; three sons, Frank Salas and his wife, Isabel, of Lakewood, Calif., Damaso Salas and his wife, Olivia, of Silver City, and Felix Salas and his wife, Linda, of Alubuquerque; 19 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two sisters, Adela Arellano of Downy, Calif., and Vita Valencia of Mimbres; three brothers, Robert Orosco of Cerritos, Calif., Ray Orosco of New York and Ernesto Altamirano of Cerritos; Calif., and numerous nieces and nephews. Rosary recitation will be held at 7:30 tonight and Mass of the resurrection will be celebrated at 10 a.m.Tuesday. Both services are in the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Monsignor A. James Milano officiating. Burial will be in the Catholic Cemetery in Silver City. Serving as pallbearers will be Orlando Vigil Jr., Gary Vigil, Brian Vigil, Felix Salas Jr., Edward Salas, Mark Salas, Emeterio Escobar and Dion Majalca. Honorary pallbearers will be Ronnie Soqui, Frank Salas III, Benny Madrid, Juan Aguirre Jr., Richard Munoz, Emilio Gomez, Max Sanchez, John Munoz, Manuel Chacon and Sammy Molina. Arrangementsare with the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

Salas: Manuel L. Salas, 67, a resident of Fort Bayard, entered into rest Thursday at Fort Bayard Medical Center. Mr. Salas was born April 9, 1927 in Hanover. He retired in 1976 as a truck driver for Chino Mines after 22 years of service. He was a member of the United Steelworkers of America, Local 890, and of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Mr. Salas served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Calling hours will be from 2-4 p.m. Monday in Baca's Funeral Chapels and the vigil prayer service will begin there at 7 with Deacon Alfonso Alvarado reciting the rosary. Mass of the Christian burial will be celebrated Tuesday morning at 10 at Santa Clara Catholic Church with the Rev. Mike Lindsay officiating. Burial will follow at Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Veterans honors will be accorded by local veterans groups. Survivors include three sons, Pete Salas and his wife, Virginia of Hanover, Ricardo Salas of Albuquerque and Estevan Salas of California; three daughters, Mary Ellen "Nancy" Castillo and her husband, Tony of Central, Yvonne Ramirez and her husband, Steve of Silver City and Patricia Waain and her husband, John of Silver City; and two sisters, Maria Gutierrez and her husband, Manuel of Hanover and Ernestina Rios of Bayard. He is also survived by 15 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, Juan, Francisco, David, Jose, Pedro and Damas Salas; and a sister, Amparo Altamirano. Casket bearers will be Liza Castillo, Yvette Carbajal, Freddie Holguin Jr., John Ramirez, Steve Ramirez Jr. and Robbie Gallardo. Honorary bearers are Manuel Gutierrez, Erasmo Carreon, Joe Morales and Frank Salas. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Salas: Manuel Munoz Salas, 67, lifelong resident of Grant County, died Thursday in Tucson, Ariz. Mr. Salas was born June 11, 1921, in Santa Rita, to Jose C. and Juanita Munoz Salas. He worked for many years as lead sampler for Chino Mines and retired in 1977. He was a veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 3347; was a former post commander for the Disabled American Veterans, was a member of the AFL-CIO, and was a dialysis patient and one of the first to receive treatment at the Fort Bayard Medical Center. Mr. Salas was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church where he served as past leader of the Our Lady of Fatima Prayer Group; was a Cursillista; and was also a Marriage Encounter and Marriage Enrichment adviser. Calling hours will be Monday from 2-5 p.m. in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapel. Rosary service will be Monday evening at 7 p.m. in Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church where Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday at 10 a.m. The Rev. Ricardo Hinojal will officiate. Interment will follow in the Fort Bayard National Cemetery with military honors accorded by the American Legion Allingham-Golding Post No. 18 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Survivors are his wife, Juanita of Bayard; four sons, Manny Salas and his wife, Lucille, of Bayard, Larry Salas and his wife, Ramona, of Bayard, Robert Salas of the U.S. Army Korea, and David Salas and his wife, Debbie, U.S. Air Force, Tucson, Ariz.; one daughter, Sally Ann Salas of Bayard; two brothers, Felix and Jose Salas, both of Bayard; four sisters, Genevive Salas, Lilia Garcia,Esther French and Alice Salas, all of El Paso, Texas; one niece, Virginia R. Sosa and her husband Fernando, of El Paso, Texas; and 12 grandchildren, James Eric Salas, Sandra M. Salas, Benjie C. Salas, Larry Salas Jr., Yvonne, Lillian and Isaac Salas, Elizabeth Rosales, Olga Castillo, Robert Jacob and Melonie Ann Salas and David Manuel, Daniel and John Joseph Salas. He was preceded in death by his sister, Martha Rojas, his brother, Eusebio Salas and his parents, Jose and Juanita Salas. Casket bearers will be Felix, Larry, James, Bobby and David Salas, Juan A. Macias, Cruz Duarte and Fernie Sosa. Honorary bearers will be David Munoz, Jerry, Charles, Jose M. and Felix Salas Sr., Junior Valerio, Erasmo Carreon, Sammy Cabrera, Joe Kirker, his nephews and all hismany friends. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Salas; Mucio Candelaria Salas, 85, resident of 821 East Birch died in Deming. He was born March 20, 1899 in Dwyer and had been a life long resident of the area. For many years he was employed by the City of Deming and was a communicant of St. Ann's Catholic Church. Rosary services were held at Baca's Wheeler Funeral Chapel. The funeral Mass was held at St.Ann's Catholic Church. Fr. Jesus De Arrelia officiated and interment followed at Mountain View Cemetary. Survivers include his wife. Petra of the home: two sons Elisio and Thomas M. Salas of Deming: seven daughters, Lola Munoz, Josefina Chavez, Sally Sanchez, Manuela Avalos, Minnie Baca, Florencia Almanza, and Margret Enciso all of Deming: two sisters Antonia Tarazon, and Emelia Almeraz of Fantona, Calif.: 48 grandchildren and 75 great grandchildren. Baca's Wheeler Funeral Chapel was in charge of the arrangements.

Salas: Rigoberto R. Salas, 56, of Bayard died Wednesday in Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born Jan. 4, 1934, in Vanadium and was a lifetime resident of Grant County. He was a parishionerof Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, and a member of Knights of Columbus Council No. 9470 in Bayard and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was a Cursillista. He was honorably discharged from theU.S. Air Force after serving with the 406th Support Group. Calling hours will be from 2-5 Sunday afternoon in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. Rosary services will be held at 7 p.m.in Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church where Mass of the Christian burial will be celebrated Monday at 10 a.m. Concluding services will follow in Fort Bayard National Cemetery. The Rev. Rafael Rodriguez will officiate at all services. Veterans honors will be accorded by Allingham-Golding Post No. 18 of the American Legion. Survivors include his wife, Gwen L. Salas of Bayard; three Daughters, Camelia Cannon and husband, David, of Springfield, Mo.,Lisa Gonzales and husband, Manuel, of Bayard, and Roberta Salas, also of Bayard; two brothers, Isidro R. Salas Sr. of Bayard and Hector R. Salas of LaVerne, Calif.; five sisters, Nellie S. Carreon of Yucca Valley, Calif., Julieta S. Duran of Arenas Valley, Frances S. Candelaria of Bayard, Ella S. Rosas of Monrovia, Calif., and Lisa S. Garcia of Pomona, Calif.; three grandchildren, Tyler Jason Cannon of Springfield, and Aron and Sonia Gonzales of Bayard; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a sister, Angelina S. Flores, in 1987. Casket bearers will be Isidro Salas Jr., David Salas, Freddie Duran, Paul Duran, Richard Rodriguez and Gilbert Garcia. Honorary bearers will be Erasmo Carreon, Eddie Chavez, Paul Carreon, Dr. Art Carreon, Juan Macias and Edward Alvarez. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

SALAS: Zacary Cruz Salas, 6, of Silver City diedWednesday at University medical center. Services arepending. Entrusted to the care of Baca FuneralChapels.

Salaz: Daniel C. Salaz II, 40, of Mesa, Ariz., entered eternal rest Thursday in Desert Samaritan Hospital in Mesa. He was born April 4, 1950, in Silver City and had resided in Arizona for the past few years. He attended Cobre schools and was a Cobre High School graduate. He also attended Phillips Exeter Academy in Exeter, N.H., and received a bachelor's degree from Western New Mexico University in 1975. His public service included acting as counselor and recruiter for the Upward Bound program at WNMU and as counselor and proposal writer for the Migrant Council of Idaho. He was former director of El Grito Head Start program of Silver City, and was conventions and visitors director for the Albuquerque Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Salaz was appointedin 1981 to two terms as Grant County maanager, after which, he and his father worked as small-business consultants. In 1985, he moved to Arizona, where he served two years as town manager and police commissioner for the town of Guadalupe. He later worked for OK Community, a Phoenix organization that provides counseling for juvenile offenders. In 1988, Mr. Salaz was named development associate for the Central Arizona Chapter of the American Red Cross until his illness forced him to retire. Calling hours will be from 2-5 Tuesday afternoon at Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels,where the vigil service will be held at 7 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels, with the Rev. Joel Zazueta officiating. Concluding services will follow in Memory Lane Cemetery. Survivors include his wife, Lupe Salaz of Mesa; two sons, Daniel Salaz III and Jorge Javier Salaz, both of Mesa; his parents, Daniel Salaz Sr. and Felicitas Salaz of Bayard; three brothers, Ventura Salas of Rio Rancho, Javier Salas of Bayard and James Salas of Las Cruces; and a sister, Gina Mermis of Central. Casket bearers will be Ben Ortiz, Bill Perea, Cruz Josue Salas, Ventura Salas Jr., Ruben Sandoval and Danny Padilla. Honorary bearers will be Mark Mermis,David Salas, Brian Eget and Victor Del Valle. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Salazar: Mrs. Josefa V. Salazar, 87, died last Friday in Hillcrest General Hospital. She was a lifelong resident of Silver City. Surviving are five Daughters, Mrs. Gumme Garcia , Los Angeles; Mrs. Ann Diaz, Las Cruces; Mrs.Consuela Remijio, Mrs. Cecilla Jiron and Mrs. Lupe Garcia, all of Silver City; 29 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren; four sisters, Mrs. Manuel Treviso, Mrs. Frank Miranda, Mrs. Altura Casares and Mrs. Julia Bermudez, all of Silver City. Rosary services were held Sunday evening at the Cox Mortuary chapel. Mass was said at 9 a.m.Monday in St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, the Rev. H. A. Vonder Harr officiatng. Burial was in the Catholic cemetery.

Salce: Jesus (Jesse) Salce, died Friday, August 24, in Tucson. Mr. Salce was born in Santa Rita, New Mexico and was living in Tucson at the time of his death. He is survived by his mother, Mrs. Francisca Salce of Central, six sister, Gloria Montoya of Alamos, Olga Chavez and Amanda Teran both of Bayard, Yolanda Sanchez of North Hollywood, California, Sylvia Moore of Fresno, Calif., and Belmma Burns of Page, Arizona and a brother, Rafael Salce Jr. of Springerville, Arizona. Rosary recitation was at 7:30p.m. Monday at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard. Massof the Resurrection was at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard with Reverend Father Jesus Espinosa officiating at both services. Burial following in Ft. Bayard National Monument.

Jose Salcido, 84, a resident for39 years of Silver City and retired grocer, died Saturday at his home following a long illness. Survivors are a son, Raul Salcido, Deming; three daughters, Mrs. Noberta Sanchez, Silver City; Mrs. Margaret Pena, San Antonio, Texas and Mrs. Renalda Cavazas, Brownsville, Texas. Rosary services were held Monday evening at the Curtis Morttiary chapel. Mass was said at 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, burial, following in the Catholic cemetery.

Funeral mass was held Monday morning at 9 a.m. under the directlon of Cox mortuary for Lorenzo A’. Salcido, 77, who died Saturday. He is survived by his wife and two daughters, Mrs. Rdmona Penn and Mrs. Sevaro Bueno.

SALCIDO: Louis A. Salcido, 79, of Silver City, formerly of Morenci, Ariz., entered eternal life Saturday, June 20, at his home. He was born June21, 1919, in Santa Rosalia Carmargo, Chihuahua, Mexico4..the first of seven children horn to Pablo and Martina Salcido. In the early l920s, the Salcido family immigrated to the United States, settling in the Mesilia Valley, where Pablo Salcido farmed land and Louis Salcido attended school at Mesilla Park Elementary. In June 1940, he moved to Morenci to work with Phelps Dodge, returning to Tortugas in August of the same year to marry his fiancee, Isabel “Chavela” Montoya. The couple returned to Morenci to raise their formerly. In 1942, he was drafted into the U~S. Army and served his country honorably during World War II, with service in California, Germany and France. After his tour of duty, he returned to Morenci to again work at Phelps Dodge and retired in 1983 after 42 years of service’~ After his retirement, Mr. Salcido and his wife moved to Silver City, where he was a devoted member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Mr. was also member of the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 3347, El Ultimo Hombre and El Beneficio Propio in Morenci. Survivors include his loving wife, Isabel Montoya Salcido of Silver City; two sons, Henry Salcido and his wife, Manuela, of Las Cruces, and Raymond Salcido and his wife, Anna, of Verda Lee, Ariz.; six daughters, Gloria Trujillo and her husband, Tony, and Patricia Bustillos and her husband, David, all of Las Crucés, Loyola Salcido and her husband, Frank, of Silver City, Angela Reyes and her husband, George, of Morenci, Velia Romero and her husband, Leonard, of Verda Lee, and Mary Lou Gonzalez and her husband, Freddy, of Tucson, Ariz.; two brothers, Cipriano Salcido of Las Cruces and Freddie Portillo and his wife, Lilly, of Tucson; and four sisters, Marciala Duarte and Maria A Baldon and her husband Fred, all of Tortugas, Victoria baca and her husband Claudio of Maywood CA, and Socorro serna and her husband jose of Las Cruces. Other survivors include 26 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephew. Calling Hours will be ----- Tortugas in Our Lady of Guadalupe Shrine and Parish, 3600 Parroqula St., where the prayer vigil will begin at 7. The funeral liturgy will he celebrated Friday at 10 a.m. in the same church with the Rev. John Weber officiating. The rite of committal and interment will follow, in Tortugas Cemetery, where El Ultimo Hombre will pay a. special tribute and veterans honors will he accorded by the Morenci American Legion. Serving as casket hearers will he Joe Ortiz, Freddy Gonzalez, David E. Bustillos, Jacob Romero, Nick Reyes and Vincent Salcido. Honorary bearers will be Paul Ortiz, Patrick Reyes. Christopher Bustillos, Joseph Romero, Martin Gonzalez and Daniel Ortiz. service arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels of Las Cruces. Shock Alyce Jerome

Death last Thursday claimed Mrs. Jesusita T. Salcido, 67, a pioneer resident of Silver City, where she had lived for 48 years. Survivlng are her husband, Jose Salcido, a son, Raul, El Paso; three daughter, Mrs. Joe Sanchez, Silver City; Mrs. John Cavazos, Brownsville TX. Joe Pena1 San Antonio, Tex.; a sister, Mrs. Thomas Chavez, El Paso and 13 grandchilen. Rosary services were held Friday evening at the Cox Mortuary chapel, conducted by he Rev. Fr. R. A. Vander Haar, followed by mas at 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Vincent de Paul’s Catholic churh. Interment was in the Catholic cemetery.

Ramon J. Salcido, 69, retired emplyee of Chino Mines Division, Kennecott Copper Corp., died Sunday at his home in Fierro. He had resided in Grant County for many years. Rosary services were held at the Cox Mortuary Chapel at 4:30 monday afternoon, followed by Mass Tuesday at 10 a.m. inthe Holy Infant Catholic Church in Hurley, the Rev. Fr. Vicente Norero officiating. Burial took place in the Fierro Cemetery. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Paula Salcido; two sons, Fernando,Santa Rita and Manuel Santa Ana, Calif.; five daughters, Mrs. Antonio Elicio and Miss Juanita Salcido, Los Angeles; Mrs. Carmen Morales, Santa Rita; Miss Teresa Salcido, Fierro and Mrs. Soledad Rodriguez, Santa Rita; six brothers, two sisters and 10 grandchildren.

Salcido: Prayer services for Sally Salcido, 48, of Hondo will be held tonight at 7 at theTinnie Baptist Church, where the funeral will begin at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday. Burial will follow at HondoCemetery. Mrs. Salcido passed away Sunday at her home. She was born March 27, 1946 at Loving and moved to Hondo in 1975 from Silver City. She was a cashier at Sun Country Store and was a member of the Baptist Church. She married Fermin Salcido on March 17, 1965 at Carlsbad. She is survived by her husband, Fermin Salcido of Hondo; a son Fermin Salcido Jr., also of Hondo; her mother Lucia Onsurez of Loving; a brother, Alonzo Onsurez of Pueblo, Colo.; four sisters, Olivia Onsurez of Hondo, Arcelia Gonzalez of Artesia, Aida Salas of Ruidoso and Enedina Campos of Carlsbad; and a grandson, Julian Salcido of Hondo. She was preceded in death by her father, Frank Onsurez, and a brother, Armando Onsurez. Arrangements are under the direction of LaGrone Funeral Chapel of Ruidoso.

Miss HenrIetta G. Saldivar, 47, of Los Angeles, and a former resident of Silver City for 14 years, during which time she was ,employed by the Watts Clinic, died Monday. She came to Silver City recently on a visit and was taken ill, entering the hospital. Rosary services were held Tuesday evening at the Cox Mortuary chapel, conducted by the Rev. Fr. Sheridon of St. Vincent de Paul’s Church. The ‘body was sent to Los Angeles for burial. Surviving are five brothers, Albert, Fred, Vincent, Victor and Edward Alvarez, all of California; three sisters, Mrs. Tomas Estrada. and Mrs. Clandia Acosta of Los Angeles and Mrs Nellie Lore; Costa Mesa, Calif.

Saldivar: One person was killed and two others were injured when the car they were in turned over three and one half times, one half mile fron Central. The report from the Sherriffs office blamed the accident to accesive speed. Refugio Salvidar died of afractured skull and internal injuries. The driver of the car Jesus Avalos, was reported to be in fair condition at Hillcrest Hospital, although he was suffering from a brain concussion. The third passenger of the car was Jesse Rincon of Hanover. The accident was checked by State Patrolman BobJohnston, Deputy Sheriff John Turney and Chief of Police Wllace Tapley of Bayard.

Jack Nathan Salet, 16, of Hurley, was killed Friday evening in a car accident on U. S. 180, north of Lordsburg. Two other boys, John Murrpay, 15, and Scotty Murray, 15, also of Hurley, were Injured arid were taken to a Lordsburg hospital. Salet died of a crushed skull when the car he was drlving went out of control and turned over two and a half times. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at the Cox Mortuary Chapel in Silver City with the Rev. Arthur E. Burners of the Hurley Community Church officiating. Burial was in the Masonic cemetery. He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Salet, one brother, Fred, and one sister, Billie Rose. Pallbearers were schoolmates from Cobre High School where Jack was a senior, and :included Bob Ball, Billy Grimes, Forrest Broome, Sherdell Page, Wendell Hawk and Tommy Wallis.

SALGADO Susana A Sal gado, 77. of LonJsburg Passed away Wednesday at Gila Regional Medical Center Services are Pending with Lordsburg Funeral Home.

SALINAS: Rosalina Salinas, retired magistrate judge and longtime Lordsburg resident, managed to do what she did best: to gather her family around her one last time with her untimely passing Saturday, Dec. 18. A prayer vigil will be held Thursday at 8 in the evening at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Lords- burg. Mass of the resurrec- tion will be celebrated. Friday morning at 9 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church; with Father Tony dark, pastor, officiating. Concluding services and interment will follow at Shakespeare Cemetery. She was born June 2, 1938, in Lordsburg, ' one in the fifth generation of western New Mexicans. Judge Salinas never walked, but with the love of relatives and friends she soon learned that a crippled physical condition did not mean that the mind is also crippled. That was her code to live by be- , cause, as she had said before, "I can do anything anyone else can do as long as I am aware of my limitations" (of which she had few). She spent 21 years of her life in Carrie Tingley Hospital for crippled children. Later, she attended Lordsburg High School and graduated in 1958 with her friends. After graduation, she attended St. Mary's Academy in Silver City, where she completed a secretarial course. Opportunity led her to the Lordsburg Police Department, where she was a radio dispatcher for six years, and later with the Hidalgo County Sheriffs Department for 3 1/2 years. n 1970, at the urging of family and friends, she ran or the position of magistrate judge and overcame her oposition to take office in 1971. With integrity and compassion, she served as magistrate judge of Hidalgo County from 1971 to 1991. She is survived by her mother, Rosa Talavera Morelos of Lordsburg; her sisters, Cecilia Rice of Lordsburg and Eva Romero of Tucson, Ariz.; her broth- ers, Alt Salinas of Lordsburg, and Rosendo and Alvino Salinas, and Nick T. Morejos, all of Tucson; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, Baltazar Salinas, her maternal and paternal grandparents, and numerous aunts and uncles. I Pallbearers will be John and I Nick Morelos, Joseph and Abraham Salinas, David Morelos and Eddie Ruiz. Honorary bearers are Ali Salinas Jr. and Jason Morelos. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels of Deming.

SALLARD: Gumercinda A. “Gumie” Sallard of Silver City entered into eternal rest Saturday, May 23, in California while visiting her daughter. She was horn Jan. 13, 1917, in Santa Rita. She was a lifetime Silver City resident and member of Si. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Father John Colgan as celebrant. The committal service and burial will follow at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Cemetery. Survivors include her daughter, Elsie Baca, and husband, Vidal Baca Jr., of Ventura, Calif.; her grandchildren, Debra Pankey and husband, Rick, of Canton, Mich., Sammy and Doreen Baca of Oxnard, Calif., and Tom Baca 0 Ventura; a brother, Adolfo Arellano of Silver City; two sisters, Esther Miranda of Silver City, and Dori Gomez and husband, Albert, of Santa Fe: five great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. ~

Gordon M. Salter, 63, a resident of Pino Altos, dled Sunday in an Albuquerque hospital following a long illness. Survivors are his wife Mrs Elma Salter three sons, Gorden of Wallace, Idaho, and Ronald and Philip of Las Cruces. two daughter,, Mrs. Tressa Morton and Mrs. Melba1 Morton of Las Cruces; and 10 grandchildren. The Rev. James Brankel pastor of the First Assembly of God Church La, Cruces, officisted at the Graham’s Mortuary in Las Cruces Interment followed In the cemetery there.

Aurora T Samaniego, died Tuesday, April 26 in Lovelace Medical Center. Mrs. Samanieqo was born Jan. 23, 1923 in Dawson, N.M. and was a life-lonq resident of Grant County. She is survived by one son, Ramon Amaro, of Silver Bell,Ariz. two daughters, Jose Chavez of Central and JoAnn Esquebel of Albuquerque; a daughter in law, Rosalina Amaro, of Central: her parents, Gilberto and Margarita Trujillo of Tucson; one brother, Gilberfo Trujillo Jr. of Tucson; sisters Geneva Espinosa, Olivia Trujillo also of Tucson; Lily Muniz of Sherman, N.M., Ruth Perez of Hanover, Estella Trujillo of Central; 10 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren.. She was preceded in death by her son, Richard Amaro in 1916. ‘She was a member of the Apostolic Church. The Wheeler mortuary was in charge.

Samaniego: Josefa Roman Samaniego, 95, a resident of Rincon, died Tuesday afternoon in Memorial General Hospital in Las Cruces. Visitation was held Thursday from noon until 3 p.m. in Deming at Baca's Wheeler Funeral Chapels and rosary was at 6 p.m. in Our Lady of All Nations Catholic Church in Rincon. Visitation was held there following the rosary services. Mass was celebrated today at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of All Nations Catholic Church with the Rev. Bob Power officiating. Burial took place in the Rincon cemetery. Survivors include two sons, Joquin Samaniego of Las Cruces and Ernesto Samaniego of Stockton, Calif.; three daughters,Cuca Samaniego of Rincon, Herminia Holguin of Hurley and Patricia Serna of Oakland, Calif.; two brothers, Elijio Roman of Deming and Gil Roman of Mexicali, Baja California; one sister, Virginia Cortez of Deming; 13 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Baca's Wheeler Funeral Chapels is in charge of arrangements.

SAMBRANO: Juan Sambrano, 79, passed away Wednesday at the Fort Bayard Medical Center. He was born in El Paso, Texas, and had lived in Silver City since he was 10 years old. He was a communicant of the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. He is survived by a sister, Luisa Fierro of Silver City; a niece, Rita Brock of Silver City; and numerous nieces a~d nephews. Mr. Sambrano will lie in state today in the Curtis-Bright chapel from 1-5 p.m. Rosary will be tonight at 7:30 in the Curtis~Bright chapel. Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Monsignor James Milano will officiate at all services. Interment will follow at the Catholic Cemetery in Silver City. PAllbearers will he Claude Brock, Eugeuw Calderoun Ramon B. Garcia, David Torres, Ralph Saenz and Frank Maestas. Arrangements arc with Curtis-Bright Funeral Home of Silver City.

Owen Sammons, 71, World War I veteran of Denting, died this past week In fort Bayard Veterans hospital. He was a, former resident of Silver, City. He is Survived by hIs wife, Mrs. Dórothy Sammonds. Funeral serviceswere held at Deming Where burial took place.

Lemel W. Samuel, a former rancher of the Cliff-Gus area, died Saturday in Douglas, Arizona, where he had resided for the past 10 years and was a well known cattle buyer. Funeral services and burial took place Tuesday In Douglas. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Viola Samuel; a grandson, Bobby Samuel, and several brothers re~ siding In California.

SAMUELS: Coy T. Samuels, 75, a resident of Fort Bayard, died Wednesday, Jan. 20, at Fort Bayard Medical Center. He was born Oct. 20, 1923, in Franklin County, Ark., to James T. and Gratitude (McCullough) Samuels. A graveside funeral service will be held Monday at 10 a.m. at Fort Bayard State Cemetery with David Strain officiating. He is survived by a son, Jimmy Samuels of Texas; two daughters, Marilee Spray of Texas and June Reeve of Arkansas; and two sisters, Maxine Bowden of Estancia and Maryella Caris of Stockton, Calif. He is also survived by numerous nieces : and nephews. Mr. Samuels was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters. En- trusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive. Phone 388-2334.

Samuels: Edwin E. Samuels, 82, of Silver City died Thursday at thestate Veterans' Hospital in Truth or Consequences. He served his country as a sergeant in the Army during World War II. He moved to Arenas Valley in 1959 from New York, and then to Silver City six years ago. Mr. Samuels was a member of the AFL-CIO. He was employed by the Con Edison Co. as a lineman for 35 years and was a gunsmith in the Silver City area where he made and worked on guns for many people. He is survived by his wife, Virginia Samuels of Silver City; a daughter, Beverly Grimes, and her husband, William,of Glennhead, Long Island, N.Y.; a brother, Walter Samuels of Oxnard, Calif.; and three grandchildren, Denise Grimes, Thomas Grimes and Andrew Grimes, all of New York. He is also survived by Cristine Crow of New York, Richard and Mary Samuels of Prescott, Ariz.; Edward Peters and his wife, Margie, and Mary Moore, from Silver City. Graveside services will be on Monday at 1 p.m. at the Fort Bayard National Cemetery with the Rev. Ken Schultz officiating. Military honors will be conducted by the American Legion Allingham Golding Post No. 18. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Edward Peters, Raymond Rivera, Joe Coe, Henry Powe and Wayne Pruitt. Arrangements are with Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Samuels: Mrs. Gratitude M. Samuels, 75, passed away at her residence on the M

Samuels: Mrs. Gratitude M. Samuels, 75, passed away at he residence on the Mim

Timoteo “Tim” S. Sanchez, 60, of Bayard passed away at his residence Friday. December 17, following a brief illness, Mr. sanchcz was a native of Ojo Sarcorro. N.M., and had lived in Grant County for the past 30 years. At the time of his death he had been employed for the past 25 years with U V industrics Inc. He is survivtd by his wife Olivama E. Sanchez and one daughter Kathryn Y. Sanchez of Bayard, three sons Jacob N Sanchez of Albuquerque NM, Bruce A Sanchez of santa Fe NM and Melvin H. Sanchez of Irvine. Ca., six grandchildren. Also surviving him are five brothers: Patricio Sanchez of Rollins, Wvo. Pedro Sanchez of Chiniavo. N.M.. Jose M. Sanchez, of Albuquerque N.M.. Silviano Sanchez. of Chamila N.M. and Estevan Sanchez of Santa Fe. N.M. Rosary was recited in Bayard at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church Sunday. Mr. Sanchez was taken to Albuquerque N. M. for funeral services. Rosary was recited at the Garcia Mortuary and Funeral chapel Monday, December 20 with the Funeral Mass being Tuesday morning. Internment followed in Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Albuquerque.

Abrana A. Sanchez, of Central died Monday. March 28. 1983 in Hillcrest General Hospital She was born March, 16 899 in Monticello, .M. the daughter of Juan ad Eloia Apodaca and was a ntral resident fo55years. rs. Sanchez was a mber of the Santa Clar Catholic Church in Central, an a member of the Sacred Hart Society. She is survived ‘by her husband, Manual C~ Sanclez of entral; two sons, Joe A Sanchez of Omtario Calif. And Johnnie A. Sanchez of Silver city: 10 qrand children and nine great grandchildren. Rosay, was recited at 7 p.m. Tuesday- in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home Chapel. Mass of the resurrection was celebrated at 10 am. Wednesday, March 30 in the Santa Clara Catholic Church. Both services were under the direction of the Rev Paul .Raqazinskas. Burial followed in the Central Cemetery. Serving as active pallbearers were Mrs. Sanchez’ grandsons, Joe Sanchez Jr. Andy Sanchez, Ronnie Sanchez, Mike Sanchez, Randy Sanchez, Freddie Sanchez, John Sanchez Jr. and Jackie Sanchez. Honorary pallbearers were Jjesse Madrid, Mike Apodaca. Abran Apodaca, Juan Apodaca, Bennie Padilla, Henry Sanchez and Ross, Collins. Arrangements by Curtis Bright Funeral Home.

Anna Maria Sanchez, 45. passed away Wednesday, October 19 in El Paso. Texas. She is survived by a daughter. Mrs. Ana Pedraza of Hurley, two Sons, Ronnie Perrault and Alan Perrault, both of Silver City and her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Gaspar Sanchez of Hurley. Also surviving arc three sisters. Mrs. Rosario Araujo and Mrs. Martha Ramos, both of El~ Paso. Mrs. Dolores Rodriquez of Hurley and a brother, Javier Sanchez of Semi Valley, Calif. Rosary recitation was Sunday. October 23 at the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel. Funeral Mass was Monday. October 24 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Rev. Fr. John Osikwska conducting both services. Interment followed in the Catholic Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Joe Rodriguez. Luis Araujo. Alan Perrault. Rene Ramos, Lab Araujo and Ronnie Perrault.

SANCHEZ: Antonia Lujan Sanchez, 92, a longtime Silver City resident, passed away at Horizon Southwest on Saturday, May 16. Visitation will begin at 6 this evening at Baca Funeral Chapels. The prayer vigil will follow there at 7, led by Deacon Bill Holgüin. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Tuesday morning at 10 at St. Vincent dc Paul Catholic Church. The rite of committal and interment will follow at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Cemetery. Father John Colgan will officiate. She was born May 29, 1905, in Morenci, Ariz., to Francisco Ramirez and Beatrice Lujan and moved to Grant County at an early age. She was a communicant of and very active at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. For 33 years, she taught in the Confraternity of Christian Doctrine. She was active with the Guadalupanas, Apostleship of Prayer. Legion of Mary, Cursillistas and was a former member of the parish council. She was a rosary maker. Her civic duties were important to her as well, having led drives for the American Red Cross and the March of Dimes. Survivors include three sons, Fred and wife, Margaret Millan. of Phoenix, and Arturo and wife, Rita Ann Sanchez, and Richard and wife, Maria Elena Sanchez, of Silver City; two daughters. Teresa and husband, Manuel Garcia, and Ramona and husband, Roberto Galindo, of Phoenix; 21 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and five great-great~--grandchildren. Preceding her in death were her husband, Petronilo Sanchez, in 1993; a daughter, Esperanza Cyrog; and an infant son, Rosarjo Millan. Serving as pallbearers will he Tommy Galindo, Joe Sanchez, Artie Sanchez, Bobby Galindo, Tommy Ryan and Henry Marrufo. Honoary bearers will be Refugio Lujan, Mike Millan and Fred Millan Jr. Entrusted to Baca’s.

SANCHEZ; Bcatriz Olivia Rivera Sanchez resi dent of Silver City, entered into eternal rest Wednesday, Dec. 9, at her home. She was born April 26, 1926, in Silver City to Estevan and Angela (Montoya) Rivera. She retired as an elementary school teacher after 30 years, having taught at several schools, including Mesa View Elementary in Grants and Jose Barrios Elementary School in Silver City. She received bachelor's and mas- ter's degrees from Western New Mexico University, was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma Sorority and the Cardinal Key Club, and in May of this year was in- ducted into the Teachers Hall of Fame at Western New Mexico University. She was a parishioner of St. Vin- cent de Paul Catholic Church and a member of the church choir for many years. She was also volunteer catechism teacher at St. Vincent dc I Paul Catholic Church and was very involved in the lit- eracy program. Early in her leaching career, she coached basketball and softball in the Fierro School, and won dis- trict in softball. Calling hours will be from 2-4 Sun- day afternoon at Baca's Funeral Chapels. The prayer vigil will begin that evening at 6 at St. Vincent dc Paul Catholic Church with Deacon Johnnie Perez reciting the rosary. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Monday 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 St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Cemetery, where she will be laid to rest. She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Manuel P. Sanchez of the home; a daughter, Lu- cresia Ann Sanchez of Gila; and her mother, Angela M. Rivera, a brother, Tony J. Rivera, and his wife, Alice, and a sister, Virginia R. Salaiz, all of Silver City. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her fa- ther, and three brothers, Petronilo, Luis and Ray Rivera. Casket bearers will be Raymond Torrez, Joey Rodriguez, Steve and Joe Arthur Chavez, and Jim and Ray Rivera. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Dclk Drive. Phone 388- 2334.

SANCHEZ: David Silva "Soso" Sanchez, 71, a resident of Hurley*,''entered eternal life Sunday, Oct. 3, at his residence. Visitation will be held today at 6 p.m. with the prayer vigil beginning at 7 at Bright Funeral Home. Father Daniel Porter will lead the recitation of the rosary. The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley with Fther Daniel Porter officiating. Interment will follow at the Hurley Cemetery. Pall- hearers will be Frank Castillo, Ruben Castillo Jr., Reynaldo Guerrero, Sam Sanchez Jr., Dan Sanchez, Joseph Sanchez and Anthony Gonzalez. Honorary pallbearers are Sam Flores, Albert Sanchez, John E. Martinez, Richard Barrigan, Jessie Lopez, Ernie Reyes, Macedonio Garcia and Cal- ixtro Munoz. Mr. Sanchez was born March 8, 1928, in Cutter, N.M., the son of Mariano and Teresita (Silva) Sanchez, who both preceded him in death. Mr. Sanchez's career over the last 50 years included serving in thetary police in Japan, and as a miner in the local mines, a laborer and truck fdriver for the Morenci mines, a laborer for construction contractors, and a deputy policeman for the city of Bayard. He retired in 1991 from the town of Silver City water department. After his retirement, he worked with the Hurley and Silver City senior citizens centers. His hobbies included playing bingo, gardening, taking out-of-town trips and going to flea markets. Mr. Sanchez was preceded in death by his brother, Octaviano "Toby" Sanchez. He is survived by three sons, Ruben Sanchez and his wife, June, of Seattle, Sam 0. Sanchez and his wife, Sylvia, of Las Cruces, and David Sanchez Jr. and his wife, Mary, of Silver City; three daughters, Esther Guerrero, Gloria Castillo and her husband, Ruben, and Linda Flores and her husband, Sam, all of Silver City; and two sisters, Concepcion Garcia of Hurley, and Pilar Sanchez of Tucson, Ariz. He is also survived by 12 grand- children, Albert, Jerry and Tammy Sanchez of Seattle, Sam Jr., Dan and Solomon Sanchez of Las Cruces, Reynaldo Guerrero of El Paso, Texas, and Frank and Ruben Castillo Jr., Sonia and Melissa Sanchez, and Michael Torres, all of Silver City; and a great-grandchild, Frank Castillo Jr. of Silver City. Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

SANCHEZ: Jasmine Rachelle Sanchez, 3-day-old infant child of Jeremy and Virginia Rodriguez Sanchez of Silver City, entered eternal life Monday, May 1, at 1 Gila Regional Medical Center. Graveside services will be held at the Santa Clara Cemetery on Thursday at 2 in the afternoon with the Rev. Walter Hill of the Harvest Fellowship Assembly of God officiating. Jasmine J Rachelle is survived by her parents, Jeremy and Virginia Rodriguez Sanchez; paternal grandparents. Randy Sanchez and Judy Brown; maternal grandparents, Eddie Rodriguez and Rita Ann Lopez; step-grandparents, Jesus Lopez and Rita Rodriguez; and numerous aunts and uncles. Honorary pall- ' bearers are Dion Rodriguez, Benjamin Rodriguez, Justin Brown and Colton Brown. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive. Phone 388-2334.

Jesus R Sanchez, 109, of Mimbres and a resident of Grany county for 73 years died Saturday at the hospital in Ft Batard. A Native of Geurro Mexico Mr Sanchez persued a farming career. Survivors include two sons, Frank M Sanchez of Bayard and Silverio Sanchez of Deming; 15 grandchildren, 46 great-grandchildren and 25 great-great-grandchildren. Rosary services were said on Monday at 8 p m. in the chapel .of the Curtis Mortuary. “The funeral, mats was on Tuesday at 9am at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church In Bayard, with the Rev. Fr. Adrian st Charles officiating. Burial was in the cemetary at’ Vanadium. Pallbearers were Ruben. Sanchez Juan Aguirre, Jr., Manuel Aguirre, Henry, Sanchez, Jose M. Agulrre and Rudy Sanchez.

Mann M. Sanchez, 40, of Deming, died as a result of an automobile accident. He was the store manager of Donaldson Clothing Co. He is survived by his wife and eight children.. Rosary services were held in the Mahoney Funeral Home on Tuesday. Mass was said in St. Ann’s Church in Deming Wednesday morning with burial in the mountain view cemetery.

SANCHEZ: Manuel P. "Mellie" Sanchez, 78, a resident of Silver City, died peacefully in his home Thursday, Dec. 26. He was born Feb. 26, 1924, in Gila. Call- ing hours will begin at 4 p.m. Sunday at Baca's Funeral Chapels. The prayer vigil will follow at 6, with Deacon Bill Holguin officiating. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Monday at 10 a.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, with Father Rod Nichols officiating. Interment will follow at the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Cemetery, where he will be laid to rest next to his wife, Beatriz Rivera Sanchez. Mr. Sanchez was a communicant of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and a member of the St. Vincent de Paul Knights of Columbus. He was an avid horseman and a member of the Sheriff's Posse, and later L the Horseman's Association. He was a very proud life- member of the Allingham Golding Post 18 American Legion Color Guard. He served in the South Pacific Naval Fleet from 1943-45, aboard the USS Dunlap DD 384. He often recounted how the destroyer sank 22 enemy ships during World War II and downed an unknown number of enemy aircraft. He enjoyed his annual reunions with the remaining shipmates of the -USS Dunlap. His daughter, LuAnn Sanchez of Gila, and a brother, Napo Sanchez of Silver City, survive Mr. Sanchez. He was preceded in death by Beatriz Rivera Sanchez, his loving wife; his mother, Hermila Polanco; and sisters, Beatrice Mata, Josephina Medina, Christina Ponce, Soledad Santa Maria, Elena Garcia and Concha Sanchez. Pallbearers will be his nephews, David Arrietta, Ernesto Santa Maria, Steven Medina, Arnold Ortiz, Joe Arthur Chavez, James and Steve Rivera, Raymond Torrez, and his compadre, Daniel Gutierrez. Honorary bearers include his many friends and family. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Beatriz Rivera Sanchez Education Scholarship Fund in care of the Western New Mexico University Foundation (538- 6310). Entrusted to the care J of Baca's Funeral Chapels U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive. Phone 388-2334 __

SANCHEZ: Manuei, Sanchez of Lordsburg passed’ away. Wednesday, Sept; .16, at his residence.~ The rosary will recited at 7 p.m Friday at St. JosePh’S Catholic Church with’ Deacon Johnny Perez officiating. The funeral Mass will be celebrated 9 am Saturday’ at St. ‘Joseph’s. Mr. Sanchez was born Aug. 14,1901, in El Paso, Texas, the son of Serapio Sanchez and Vicenta Rodriquez Sanchez. He was married to Francisca R. Rodriquez’ on July 10, 1938, in Lordsburg. He is, survived by his wife of 60 years, Fransisca óne son’, ~Edmundo Sanchez, and his wife, Alice, of Lordsburg; two daughtèrs, Elvira Sanchez of Lordsburg, and. Eva Navarro and her husband,~Rudy, of Las Cruces; a brother, Margarfto Sierra, and his wife, Paula, of Morenci,Ariz.; 11 grand-childrern Ramon Sanchez Jr Eddie Sanchez, Daniel Sànchéz, Edmund Sanchez, Lucy Pacheco, Connie Newell, Rozeanne Ratzel Ruben” Sanchez, Robert Sanchez, Ricardo Sanchez and Rudy Navarro;~’15 great-grandchildren; and 14 grêat-great-grandchildren. Mr Sanchez was preceded in death by one son, Celo Sanchez, on May 3, 1994. Mr. Sanchez worked for the southern Pacific Railroad for 32 years. Pallbearers will be Jose Sanchez, Danie Sanchei, Edmundo Sanchez, Sergio Sanchez, Mdi Sanchez Jr. and ‘Ramon Sanchez Jr. Honorary bearers are Eddie Sanchez,, J.P Balaga, Stephen Pachéco Ricardo Sanchez and Ramo Sanchez. Lordsburg Funeral Home is. in charge.

Martiano G. Sanchez, 66, of Hurley, a retired employee of the Chino Mines Division, Kenneeot Copper Corp, died last Thursday He had worked ‘for Chino 27 years. Survivors are his wife, Mrs Tensita Sanchez; two sons. Tony4 Silver City, and David, Morenci AZ, two daughters, Mrs Concepclon Garcia Hurley; Polar Sanchez, Albuquerque; three sisters, Mrs. Magdelana Apodaca Truth or Consequences and Mrs emma ,and Josefa Sanchez, Albuquerque; 13 grandchildren and one great grandchild, Rosary services were held Sunday evening at the Curtis Mortuary chapel. Mass was said at 10 a.m. Monday in the Hurley Catholic Church,, the Rev. Fr Ramon EsteviIl officiated. Burial took place in the Hurley cemetery.

Max Sanchez Jr, 34, resident of Bayard for the past several years died last week at Hillcrest hospital. Survivors include his widow Mrs Margaret Sanchez, a son, Ronald and two daughtersDian and Jacqueline, all of Bayard; his parents, Mr and Mrs Max Sanchez of Dixon; a brother William of Grants; four sisters, Miss A Sanchez of Santa Rita, Mrs Pricilla Barcelon of Denver Co, and Mrs Rose Quintana of Santa Fe and Mrs Katie Lujan of Dixon. The Curtis Mortuary sent the remains to Espanola where burial took place.

SANCHEZ: Max Madrid Sanchez, 34, a lifelong resident of Silver City, entered life eternal Tuesday morning at his home. He was born Aug. 27, 1964, in Silver City to Max and Mariana (Madrid) Sanchez. He enjoyed the outdoors, music, dancing and drawing, and being around his family and friends. He will be greatly missed. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 this afternoon with the evening service beginning at 6 at Baca's Funeral Chapels. The funeral service will be held Saturday morning at 10 at Baca's Fu- neral Chapels with Pastor Norman Borrego officiating. Interment will follow at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic cemetery. Survivors include his mother, Mariana Sanchez of Silver City; three sons, Max Sanchez 111, and Randy and Nicholas Sanchez, all of Silver City; three daughters, Victoria, Nolene and Angel Sanchez, all of Silver City; a brother, Henry Sanchez, and his wife, Patsy, of Bayard; and three sisters, Cynthia Ierrera and her husband, Albert, of Duncan, Ariz., Celica Carbajal and her hus- band, Ronnie, of Silver City, and Terry Flores and her husband, Gilbert, of Silver City. He is also survived by his paternal grandmother, Amelia Sanchez of Silver City, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was pre- ceded in death by his brother, Toby Sanchez, in 1984; his father, Max Sanchez Sr., in 1998; and the mother of his three younger children, in 1999. Casket bearers will be Henry, Randy, Nicholas and Max Sanchez 111, Albert Herrera, Gilbert Flores, Ronnie Carbajal, Emile Borrego and Joe Morales III. Honorary bearers are his daughters and his nieces and nephews. En- trusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive. Phone 388-2334.

SANCHEZ: Max V Sanchez, 55, beloved husband, father and grandfather, entered into eternal rest the morning of Monday, Jan. 26, at his home in Silver City. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at Baca’s Funeral Chapels in Silver City. The funeral service will he held there Friday at 9 in the morning. Concluding services and interment will follow at St. Vincent’s Catholic Cemetery with Norman Borrego presiding. He was born in Santa Rita on Dec. 12, 1942, to the late Octoviano Sanchez and Amelia Valenzuela Sanchez. The family then lived in East Los Angeles for several years before moving to Silver City, where he met his wife, Mariana Madrid. He is survived by his wife of more than 33 years, Mariana Sanchez: his mother, Amelia Valenzuela Sanchez of Silver City; two sons, Henry Sanchez and his wife, Patsy, ot Bayard, and Max Sanchez Jr. of Silver City; three daughters, Cynthia Herrera and her husband, Albert, of Duncan, AZ, Celica Sanchez of Silver City, and Terry Flores and her husband, Gilbert, of Madrid. He is survived by, his wife of more than 33 years, Mariana Sanchez:.. his mother, Amelia Valenzuela Sanchez of Silver City; two sons, Henry Sanchez and his wife, Patsy, of Bayard, and Max Sanchez Jr. ot Silver City; three daughters, Cynthia 1-Jerrera and her husband, Albert, of Duncan, Ariz., Celica Sanchez of Silver City, and Terry Flores and her husband, Gilbert, of Silver City; and 17 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his youngest son, Toby M. Sanchez, who passed away at the age of 16 on June 30,. 1984. Mr. Sanchez retired as a custodian with the Silver School District. He worked his last years at Jose. Barrios Elementary School and had worked at Cliff High School. He was a miner for 23 years at Sharon Steel and worked a couple of years at the Magma Mine in Arizona. His most enjoyable years of work were at Jose Barrios Elementary. He took a lot of pride in his family and in his work. Mr. Sanchez loved people. He enjoyed working with the children at his school and was highly respected. He was very active for Shiloh Ministries, and was more than generous and always ready to help those in need. He will always be loved and missed by all who knew him. Pallbearers will be Max Sanchez Jr., Henry Sanchez, Albert Herrera, Gilbert Flores, Cynthia Herrera and Ronnie Carbahal. Honorary bearers will be his’ many friends and family. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive. ~Vhonc~.88’.2334.

Miss Yolanda G. Sanchez a ‘resident. of Central, died Sunday In Hillcrest’ General Hospital.’ Survivors are her father, Jose D., Sanchez of Huntington Park, Calif., her mother, Mrs. Angelina Sanchez, Central, a sister Mrs. Elsie Boegtcher, Silver City, and her grandmother Mrs Elsa Garcia of Central. Rosary services were held’ in the Curtis Mortuary Chapel, the Rev. Fr. Louis Francis Mancini officiating.’ Mass was said at 9a.m. Wednesday by the Rev. Fr.. Casimir Petrauzku at the Santa Clara ‘Catholic Church in Central. Burial was in the Central cemetery.

Funeral service. for Mrs. Guadalupe Betanclo Sanchez, 89 who died Saturday afternoon at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Charles Melendrez in Bayard, were held this morning at 1 o’clock at a high mass celebrated at St. Vinceid de Paul Catholic church the Rev. Fr John Linnane officiating. Burial was in the family plot at the Catholic cemetery. Rosary services were held at the home of Joe Sanchez in Silver City. Mrs. Sanchez had lived most of her life in Silver City. She is survived by two sons, Pete and Joe both of Silver city; two daughters, Mrs. Juanita Alderette of Silver City and Mrs. Emeteria Melendrez of Bayard; two sisters, Mrs. Manuel Triviso and Mrs. Josepha Sanchez, both of Silver City; one brother, Louis burmudez of Silver City and 19 grandchildren Arrangements are by Cox.

 Octaviano S. Sanchez, 42. a mine employee of, Empire Zinc Company at .Hanover,.died last Friday at his home In SiIver City. Hewas a life-long residedent. Survivors are his widow, Mrs. Amelia Sanchez; three sons, Joe, Max and Eddie; a daughter, Mary Ann, all of Silver City; five grendchildren; a brother, David Sanchez: two sisters, Mrs. Chona Garcia, Hurley and Mrs. Pilar Sanchez Tucson, and his mother, Mrs Teresa Sanchez, Hurley. Funeral services were held Sunday at the Curtis Mortuary. Funeral mass was said Monday at the Hurley Catholic chutch Burial was in the Hurley Cemetery.

 Precilliano Sanchez, 77, pioneer retired farmer of Gila, died this past week In Hillcrest General Hospital. He had lived In Grant County for 58 years. Survivors are his widow. Mrs. Mary Sanchez: five daughters, Mrs, Robert. Portillo of Hurley, Mrs Steve Rosado and Mrs Ealanor Battle of Chicago, Ill.; Mrs’ Priscilla Fuller of Houston, Tex.; Mrs. David Garcia of Gila; two sons, Henry Sanchez of Chicago and Cecillo Ogas of Gila; and 31 grandchildren. Rosary services were held at the Curtis mortuary chapeL Funeral mass was said at the Gila Catholic Church, burial following in the Gila Mesa Cemetery.

Funeral services were held on Saturday afternoon for Sila Sanchez, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gregory C. Sanchez of Silver ,City who died Thursday morning. She is survived by her parents, one sister, and her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Margarita Lucero, all of Silver City. Services were held at, the Catholic cemetery under the diréction of Cox Mortuary.

Sanchez: Teresita Silva Sanchez, 103, a lifelong resident of Hurley, passed away Tuesday at her home. She was born June 15, 1892 to Pedro and Veneranda (Apodaca) Silva in San Marcial, N.M. She grew up on a farm near Truth or Consequences and married Mariano Sanchez in 1917 in Cutter, N.M. During the Depression she moved with her husband to Hurley, where they were among the original residents, purchasing the fourth house built there. She had a wonderful sense of humor and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and cooking. She wa a parishioner of Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley, and was well known at the local bingos. Mrs. Sanchez will be remembered as a loving and caring woman by all who knew her. She is survived by her son, David S. Sanchez of Hurley, and daughter-in-law, Rita Sanchez of Silver City; two daughters, Concepcion "Chona" Garcia of Hurley and Pilar Sanchez of Tucson, Ariz.; a sister, Maria Saiz of Central; a brother Daniel Silva of Hurley; a daughter-in-law, Amelia Sanchez of Silver City; and her grandchildren, Ruben Sanchez and his wife, June, of Seattle, Sam Sanchez and his wife, Sylvia, of Las Cruces, and Esther Guerrero, Gloria Castillo and her husband, Ruben, Linda Flores and her Husband, Sam, and David Sanchez Jr. and his wife, Mary, all of Silver City. Other grandchildren include Mary Ann Granados and her husband, Fernando, of Lordsburg, Jimmy Garcia and his wife, Yolanda, of Silver City, Joe Garcia of Truth or Consequences, Anthony Gonzales of Silver City, Loretta Garcia of Las Cruces, and Joe Sanchez and his wife, Dora, Max Sanchez and his wife, Mariana, and Mary Borego and her husband, Norman, all of Silver City. Other surviving grandchildren are Eddie Sanchez and his wife, Irene, of Silver City, Estela Chaira and her husband, Alex, of Phoenix, Rudy Sanchez and his wife, Barbara, of Tucson, Ariz., and Joe Sanchez Jr. and his wife, Joann, also of Tucson. Also surviving are numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Mariano Sanchez, in 1961; a son, Octaviano "Toby" Sanchez in 1966; and sons-in-law, Samuel Garcia and Joe Sanchez. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m Friday in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home chapel and wil continue until Deacon Johnnie Perez recites the rosary at 7. The funeral liturgy will begin at 11 Saturday morning at Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley with the Rev. Sam Garcia celebrating the Mass of resurrection. The rite of committal will follow in the Hurley Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be David Sanchez Jr., Anthony Gonzales, Frank Castillo, Ruben Castillo Jr., Reyni Guerrero, Sam Sanchez, Joe Sanchez Jr. and Rudy Sanchez. Honorary pallbearers are Ruben Castillo Sr. and Sam Flores. Family members selected Curtis-Bright Funeral Home to serve them.

Sanchez: Claude Sanchez died in Los Angeles, Calif. Mr. Sanchez was sent to Wheeler Funeral Home. Services for Mr. Sanchez were held Sunday night at 7 p.m.; rosary at the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in T or C; funeral mass followed Monday morning at 10 a.m. at the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in T or C. All arrangements by Wheeler Funeral Home.

Sanchez: Enrique N. Sanchez, 52, died Tues., Nov. 28, in the Tucson Veterans Hospital. Mr. Sanchez was a life long resident ofGrant County. He is survived by five sisters, Mrs. Feliciana Portillo of Hurley, N.M., Mrs. Savina Rosado of Tucson, Ariz., Mrs. Vicki Garcia of Silver City, Mrs. Priscilla Raglin of Kenosha, Wisconsin, Mrs. Leonor Battle of Chicago, Illinois, and one brother, Cecilio N. Ogas of Gila. Rosary recitation was at 7 p.m. Sunday Dec. 3, in the Curtis-Bright Chapel. Mass of the Resurrection was at 9:30 a.m., Mon. Dec. 4 in Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Monsignor A. James Milano conducting both services. Serving as Pallbearers were Edward Gutierrez, Tin Ogas, Max Peru, Chalano Peru, Julio Polanco and Eddie Joe Barka. Honorary pallbearers were Pat Gutierrez, Sonny Polanco and Oscar Polanco. Burial followed in the Ft. Bayard National Cemetery.

Sanchez: Jesus B. Sanchez, 90, passed away Saturday in his home in Silver City. He was well-known throughout Grant County as a handyman and a miner and was a communicant of the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. He was preceded in death by his brother, Tony Sanchez, nine years ago. Survivors include three sisters, Concha Perea, Maria Morales and Frances Villalobos, all of Silver City; one nephew, Bill Perea of Silver City; and one niece, Beatrice Escamilla and her husband, Joe, of Silver City. Services are pending and will be announced by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Sanchez: Joaquin A. (Tony) Sanchez, 60, a resident of Silver Cityfor the past 51 years, died Friday morning after a brief illness. Mr. Sanchez was a storekeeper at WNMU. Survivors include his widow, Genevieve of Silver City; three daughters, Mrs. Raul Aguilar of El Paso, Mrs. William Luera, Jr., of Glenwood, Mrs. Marcelino Seguara of Silver City; two sons, Joaquin A. Sanchez, Jr., of Silver City and Thomas Patrick Sanchez of Silver City; 11 grandchildren; one brother, Jesus Sanchez of Silver City; three sisters, Mrs. Marie Morales, Mrs. Concha Perea and Mrs. Frances Villalobos, all of Silver City. Rosary services were held Sunday at 7:30 p.m. in the chapel of the Curtis Mortuary and the funeral Mass was said at 9:30 a.m. Monday at the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with the Rev. Fr. A. James Milano officiating. Interment followed in the Catholic Cemetery. Casketbearers included Dionicio Ortiz, Hipolito Sandoval, Harold Cope, Leonardo Triviso, Edward Stevens and Alex Jasso. Honorary pallbearers wereLonnie Morrison, David Armijo, Eddie Triviso, Adolfo Arellano, Gary Arellano and Jimmy Madrid.

Sanchez: Joe I. Sanchez, 47, a former resident of Silver City for many years, operating a grocery store here, died Monday in an El Paso hospital. He had lived in El Paso the past four years. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council in Silver City. Surviving are his widow; a daughter, Gloria Sanchez; two sons, Robert and Ronald, all of El Paso; four brothers amd five sisters. Rosary services were held Wednesday evening at the Martin Mortuary chapel. Funeral Mass was said at 9 a.m. today in Our Lady of Guadalupe Church by Rev. Fr. Rodolfo Ortega. Burial took place in Mount Carmel Cemetery, El Paso.

Sanchez: Rosary services were held at 7 o'clock Tuesday evening at the Cox Mortuary chapel for Jose N. Sanchez, 76, who died early Sunday morning. He had been a resident of Bayard for three years. Mr. Sanchez had lived in Hatch for many years before coming to Bayard and funeral services and burial were held there today. He is survived by three sons, Edward, L.F. and Max, all of Los Angeles; three daughters, Mrs. Louis Guaderrama, Mrs. Jose D. Gonzales of Ohio and Mrs. David E. Ronquillo of Bayard. Twenty-three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren also survive.

Sanchez: Manuel C. Sanchez, 90, a resident of Central, passed away in California Saturday. Mr. Sanchez retired from the Fort Bayard Veterans Administration and was a member of the Santa ClaraCatholic Church. He is survived by two sons, Joe A. Sanchez and his wife, Catherine of Ontario, Calif., and John A. Sanchez and his wife Becky, of Silver City; a brother, Adrian Sanchez of Truthor Consequences; one sister, Margarita "Maggie" Baca of Albuquerque; 10 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation for Mr. Sanchez will be Thursday from 2-4 p.m. in the chapel of Curtis-Bright Funeral Home. A rosary will follow at 7 p.m., also in the chapel. Mass of the Christian burial will be said Friday at 11 a.m. at the Santa Clara Catholic Church in Central, with the Rev. Mike Lindsey as celebrant. Interment will follow at the Central Cemetery. Curtis-Bright Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Sanchez: Manuel S. Sanchez, 52, passed away Saturday, Jan. 12, inHillcrest General Hospital. Mr. Sanchez was born in Fierro and had been a life long resident of Grant County where he was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church of Bayard. He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Yolanda R. Holloway of Arizona, a son, Rudy Aguilera of Silver City, two sisters, Antonia Borunda of Fierro, Lupe Sedillos of Bayard, a brother, Salvador Sanchez of Bayard and one grandchild. Rosary recitation was Tuesday, Jan. 15, at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard. Mass of the Resurrection was Wednesday, Jan. 16, at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church with the Reverend Father Benito Syen officiating. Interment followed in Ft. Bayard National Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Rito Rodriquez, Ray Escobedo, Tixi Chacon, Richard Esparza, Mac Holloway and Santos Borunda. Honorary pallbearers are Edward Sedillos, Freddy Borunda, Johnny Sanchez, Ray Sanchez and Joe Borunda.

Sanchez: Manuela Sanchez, 89, died Thursday, February 22, in Silver City. Mrs. Sanchez was a native of Zacatecas, Mexico and had lived in Grant County for 62 years. She is survived by two daughters, Antonia Borunda of Fierro, Lupe Sedillos of Bayard, twosons, Salvador Sanchez and Manuel Sanchez, both of Bayard, one sister, Simona Ochoa of El Paso and her sister-in-law, Mrs. Jose Flores of Silver City, twelve grandchildren and nineteen great-grandchildren. Rosary recitation was at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, February 25 in Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard. Massof the Resurrection was at 10 a.m., Monday, Feb. 26 at Our Lady ofFatima Catholic church with the Reverend Father Jesus Espinosa officiating at both services. Burial followed in the Fierro Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Ray Sanchez, Johnny Sanchez, Freddie Borunda, Joe Borunda, Eddie Sedillos and Mac Holloway. Honorary pallbearers were Steve Gonzales, Joe Ray, Jr., Jimmy Saldivar, Lupe Borunda, Manuel Saldivar and George Ochoa. Arrangements were by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Sanchez: Mrs. Maria N. Sanchez, 84, died at Hillcrest Hospital Thursday, June 27. Mrs. Sanchez was a native of Mimbres and had lived in Grant County all of her life. Survivors include two sons, Cecilio Ogas of Gila and Henry Sanchez of Silver City; five daughters; Mrs. Robert Portillo of Hurley, Mrs. Steve Rosadoof Chicago, Mrs. David Garcia of Gila and Mrs. Elenor Battle of Chicago and Mrs. Priscilla Fuller of Houston, TX; 37 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren; sisters, Mrs. Dominga Eugurola of Phoenix and Mrs. Manuela Lopez of Safford; five brothers, Candido Najar of Phoenix, Desidero Najar of Albuquerque and Able Najar of Gila. Rosary was said in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel at 7 p.m., Sunday June 30. The Funeral Mass was recited at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church on the following Monday. Interment followed in the Mesa Catholic Cemetery at Gila the Rev. Fr. A. James Milano officiating. Casket Bearers were Manuel P. Sanchez, Oscar S. Polanco, Julio M. Polanco, Ramon P. Ortega, Manuel P. Ortega, Jr., and Ysmael S. Polanco.

Sanchez: Mary Chavez Sanchez, 70, a longtime Bayard Medical Center resident, entered life eternal there Tuesday evening. She was born May 19, 1921, in Belen and had been disabled all her life. Graveside funeral services will be held Friday morning at 11 in Fort Bayard State Cemetery with the Rev. Mike Lindsay officiating. Survivors include a sister, Flora S. Gallegos of Albuquerque; a niece, Dolores Martinez, and her husband, Michael, of Denver; a grandniece, Jeannette Martinez, also of Denver; and numerous cousins in Belen and Albuquerque. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

SANCHEZ: Medardo Sanchez, 73, a resident of Fort Bayard Medical Center, passed away Friday afternoon at Fort Bayard Medical. Center. Funeral arrangemcnts arc pending lU Mouttainair, N.M. Local arrangments were handled hy Baca’’~ Funeral~ Chapels.

Sanchez: Miguel Sanchez, 74, died Friday, March 9, in Mimbres Valley. Mr. Sanchez was a native of Nuevo Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, Mexico. He is survived by his wife, Agueda Sanchez of Bayard, a foster daughter, Aurora Tafoya of Oracle, Ariz., three foster grandchildren and several nephews and nieces. Rosary recitation was Monday, March 12 at 7:30 p.m. in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel. Mass of the Resurrection was Tuesdayat 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church with the ReverendFather Jesus Espinosa officiating at both services. Burial followed in Memory Lane Cemetery. Pallbearers were Willie Zapata, Felix Roybal, Cheno Moreno, Emilio Arrellano, Lencho Heredia and Reginald Rigney.

Sanchez: Nicalas Sanchez, died June 9 after a sudden illness. Born in Duncan, Ariz., in 1905, Sanchez lived most of his life in the Silver City area. He is survived by his brothers, Edward Gutierrez of Gila and Pete Sanchez of Silver City; a sister, Pauline Barka of Gila and many nieces and nephews. Pallbearers were family members. A Rosary was at the Wheeler chapel June 11 at 7:30 p.m. and mass was at St. Vincents De Paul Catholic church June 12 at 9 a.m. Burial followed at the Mesa Cemetery in Gila. All arrangements by the Wheeler Funeral Home.

Sanchez; Octaviano "Toby" Madrid Sanchez, 16, died Saturday morning in Silver City. Toby was born in Silver City where he resided all of his life. He was a member of Shechinah Mininstries Church and a student at Silver High School. Toby is survived by his parents, Max and Mariana Sanchez, three sisters, Cynthia Kruger, Celia Sanchez, Terry Sanchez, two brothers, Henry Sanchez, Max Sanchez, Jr., paternal grandmother, Amy Sanchez and maternal grandmother, Rosa Madrid all of Silver City. Services were held at Wheeler Chapel Monday. Interment followed at the Catholic Cemetery with Norman Borrego officiating. Serving as pallbearers were Michael Borrego, Canuto Sanchez, Orlando Ortega, Johnny Sanchez, Jackie Sanchez and Mark Archuleta. Honorary pallbearers were Eddie Sanchez, Jr. and Ronald Sanchez. Arrangements were by Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

Sanchez: Patricio Serafin Sanchez, 74, a resident of Silver Ctiy since 1969, entered life eternal Tuesday morning at his residence.He was born May 21, 1919, to the late Juan Bautista and Louisa Ulibarra Sanchez in Duran, N.M. He received a bachelor of science degree in agriculture in 1940 from New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanical Arts in Las Cruces. He then worked for the U.S. Conservation Service between 1940 and 1951. Mr. Sanchez served with the U.S. Army Air Corps in World War II, and from 1948 until 1951, he was assigned to Bogota, Colombia, for the Corps of Engineers. He also attended the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, earning a bachelor of law degree in 1954 and a doctorof laws award in 1968. He served as assistant district attorney in Santa Fe before moving to Silver City, where he also served as assistant district attorny for several years before returning to the private practice of law throughout the state for 39 years. The memorial service will be held Friday morning at 11 at Baca's Funeral Chapels with David Strain officiating. Survivors include his wife, Carol of Silver City; two sons, Juan, a student at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, and Pablo, a captain in the U.S. Air Force, stationed in South Korea; a daughter, J. Mercedes Sanchez, and her husband, Harvey Jones, of Framingham, Mass.; a sister, Rita Minkin, and a brother, Ernest Sanchez, and his wife, Sefora, all of Albuquerue; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Frank, in 1988; his daughter, Bonnie, in 1949; and a granddaughter, Maasi Leah Sanchez Fisher in 1988. In lieu of flowers, donations can be directed to the Gila Regional Medical Center Hospice Program. Cremation has been entrusted to the care of Baca's Mimbres Crematory. Entrustedto the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Sanchez: Pedro J. Sanchez, 79, a lifelong resident of Gila and Silver City, died Tuesday in the Fort Bayard Medical Center. He was born Sept. 22, 1910, in Tucson, Ariz., and was retired from Phelps Dodge where he had been a security officer for 20 years. He was a member of the Penecostal Church. Evening prayer services will be held Thursday at 7 in the Glad Tidings Assembly of God Church with concluding services to be held Friday morning at 10 in Memory Lane Cemetery. The Rev. W.W. Coker will officiate. Survivors are his wife, Ysidra Sanchez of Silver City; a son, Canuto Sanchez of Silver City; three daughters, Martha Medina, EvaGomez and Regina Deherrera, all of Silver City; a brother, Lalo Gutierrez of Gila; 30 grandchildren; and 32 great-grandchildren. Casket bearers will be Steve and Carmen Chacon, Facio and Danny Gomez, and Victor and Orlando Placencio. Entrusted to the care ofBaca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Sanchez: Petronilo B. Sanchez, 91, a Silver City resident, entered life eternal Friday at his residence. He was retired from Phelps Dodge. Mr. Sanchez was a communicant of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. He was born May 31, 1902, in Silver City and was married for 56 years to Antonia Lujan Sanchez. Calling hours were held Sunday afternoon at Baca's Funeral Chapels. The prayer vigil was held at 7 in the evening at Baca's Funeral Chapels with Deacon Johnnie Perez reciting the rosary. The funeral liturgy was held Monday morning at 9 at St. Vincent's with the Rev. George Reynolds officiating. Interment followed at the Silver City Catholic Cemetery, where he was laid to rest. Survivors include his wife, Antonia L. Sanchez of Silver City; three sons, Art Sanchez and Richard Sanchez, both of Silver City, and Fred Millan of Phoeniz; and three daughters, Teresa Garcia, Ramona Galindo and Hope Cyrog, all of Phoenix. Casket bearers were Artie Sanchez, Tommy Galindo, Joe Sanchez, Refugio Lujan, Richard Anzures, Tom Buhnerkemp, Stephanie Sanchez and Analisa Sanchez. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Sanchez: Ramona Sanchez, 73, died Monday, Nov. 12 in Gila, Ramona was born in Duncan, Arizona, and had been a life long resident of the Gila area. She if survived by her daughter, Josie Chacon of Gila, a son, Isidro Sanchez of Tucson, Arizona, a sister Pauline Barka of Gila, four brothers, Pete Sanchez of Silver City, Lucio Polanco of Safford, Arizona, Ed Gutierrez and Nicholas Sanchez both of Gila, eight granchildren and four great-grandchildren. Rosary recitation was hled Wednesday evening, Nov. 14, at the Curtis-Bright Chapel. Mass of the Resurrection will be held this morning at 10 a.m. the San Isidro Catholic Churcch in Gila with Monsignor A. James Milano offficiating at both services. Burial will follow in the Gila Catholic Church.

Sanchez: Salvador Saldivar Sanchez, 77, a longtime resident of Bayard, entered eternal rest Friday at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born Nov. 26, 1912, in Torreon Coahuila, Mexico, to Jose and Manuela Sanchez. After his marriage to Victoriana "Vicki" Ynostrosa in 1941, he resided in Bayard. He worked for Empire Zinc until his retirement. Calling hours for Mr. Sanchez are from 4-9 p.m., today in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels, where the evening services will be held at 7, with Isaac Villareal of Jehovah's Witnesses officiating. Morning services will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m., also at Baca's Funeral Chapels. Concluding services will follow in Memory Lane Cemetery, where he will be laid to rest in the family plot. Survivors include his wife, Vicki, of Bayard, two sons, Rey Sanchez and his wife, Alice, of Nogales, Ariz., and Johnny Sanchez and his wife, Elsie, of Central; and a daughter, Betty Larranaga and her husband, Dan, of Bayard. He is also survived by two sisters, Antonia Borunda ofFierro and Lupe Sedillos of Bayard; eight-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Casket bearers will be Ben Lentz, Walter Larranaga, J.D. Sanchez, Edward Sedillos, Jimmy Saldivar and Alfredo Borunda. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Sanchez: Susan G., 23, died Monday in an automobile accident. She was a communicant of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church; was very active in Cobre Softall and baseball teams; was a graduate of Cobre High School; attended Western New Mexico University for 3 years; and was employed as a client supervisior for the Southwest Services to the Handicapped. Ms. Sanchez is survived by her her mother and father, Mr. and Mrs. Ismael Sanchez of Bayard; a brother , Macadio Sanchez of San Manuel, Ariz.; two sisters, Anna Maria Sanchez of Lansing, Michigan and Lori Ann DeLuna of Central,her maternal grandmother Juanita Gonzales of Norwalk, Calif.; five nieces, Natasha DeLuna and Jennifer DeLuna of Central, and Neomi Sanchez, Evangelina Sanchez and Amanda Sanchez,all of Bayard; two nephews, Javier De Luna Jr. of Central and Julian Sanchez of Bayard; and numerous aunts and uncles. Rosary recitation will be held at 7 tonight in Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard and Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, also in Our Lady of Fatima. The Rev. Ricardo Hinojal will officiate. Serving as pallbearers will be Ray Holguin, Tom Powers, Salvador Espinosa Jr, Anthony Esqueda, Dave Garcia and Manuel Sanchez. Honorary pallbeareres will be her uncles, Mike Ojinaga Jr., Moises Gonzales, Fidencia Gonzales, Luis Gonzales, Javier Gonzales, Antonio Gonzales and Henry Rodriquez; her cousisn, Miguel Luis Ojinaga, Gilbert Ojinaga, Moy Gonzales Jr., Pat Gonzales, Fidencio Gonzales III, David Gonzales, Javier Gonzales, Fidencio Gonzales, Ruben Gonzales, Joseph Gonzales, Richard Rodriuez, Bobby Espinosa Marcelino Guitierrez, Chris Gonzales, Phillip Gonzales, Michael Gonzales, Charlie Gonzales, Alfred Gonzales, Robert Esqueda, George Esquda, Raymond Lucero Sr., Raymond Lucero Jr., Michael Lucero, Donnie Lucero, Tony Lucero, Chris Lucero, Bonifacio Lucero, Julian Garcia Jr., Bobby Garcia and Julian Garcia Sr.; her brother in law, Javier DeLuna; and friends Bob Bailey and Richard Ramirez. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the Cobre Girls Softball team or to the Southwest Services to the Handicapped, 309 W. College Ave., Silver City, N.M. 88061. Arrangements are by the Wheeler Funeral Home.

SANCHEZ: Soledad Sanchez, 92, a resident of Grant County, entered into life eternal Wednesday at Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque. Arrangements are pending. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Geraldine Sanders, 19, of Silver City, was Grant County’s seventh highway accident death this year. She was instantly killed Labor Day about 8:30 p.m. when thrown from a pickup truck which went out of control on a curve on the Pinos Altos road and rolled over several times. Death was caused by a fractured skull. State Police Patrolman Gene Tow, who investigated the accident said Larry Clifton, 19, told him he was riding in the truck with the girl who was driving. Clifton suffered a concussion and minor injuries and was treated at Hillcrest General Hospital. Miss Sanders had resided here for about two years and had bean employed at Bayard and more recently was working for Mr. and Mrs. Fred Thomas at the Bullard Hotel. Surviving is her mother, Mrs. Marie Sanders of Dove Creek, Colo. The body was shipped to Cortez, Colo., by the Curtis Mortuary. Funeral services and burial will take place there.

LeRoy Sanders, 83, passed away Tuesday, February 1, at Fort Bayard Medical Center. Mr. Sanders was a native of Kansas, and had resided in Silver City since 1946. He was a retired accountant for New Jersey Zinc Co. having been employed for 45 years at Gilman, Colo, and Hanover. Mr. Sanders is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Shirley Moore of Silver City and Mrs. Florence Taylor of Denver, Colo, 6 grand. children and 6 great grandchildren. Survivors also include a brother, Ralph E. Sanders of Temple City, Calif. Graveside services were held February 3 at Memory Lane Cemetery with Rev. Eugene Bjork of the Valley Community Church officiating. Curtis-Bright Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Leyroy Sanders, 89, a resident of Bayard died Sunday in Hillcrest GenerAL HOSPITAL. SURVIVING ARE TWO DAUGHTERS, Mrs Lottie McSpadden, Bayard, and Mrs Ruby Nix Spokane Wash., and a son Stanley Sanders also of Spokane. The body was sent, by Cox mortuary, to Cammanche TX where funeral services were held and burial took place.

Sanders; Charlie A. Sanders, 66, resident of Columbus died Friday evening at Gila Regional Medical Center in Silver City. He was born Nov. 13, 1917 in Estancia and was a retired crane operator of Kennecottin 1980. Funeral services were held April 1 at graveside at Columbus Cemetery with Brother Junior Powell officiating. Sanders is survived by three sons, Danny M. Sanders of Tucson, Az, William D. Sanders of Arenas Valley and Charlie Dean Sanders of Colo.; two daughters, Bonnie Juanita Sanders of Phoeniz, Az and Ruth G. Sanders of Silver City; five brothers, Eldon Sanders of Oregon, William Sanders of Ca., Francis Sanders of Ca., Paul Sanders of N Mand, and Ellis Sanders of Okla. Arrangements by Baca's Wheeler Mortuary.

Mrs. Randolph E. Watts received word this week of the death of her sister. Mrs. Robert Lee Sanderson in Bird’s Nest, Virginia.

SANDOVAL: Alfredo S. Sandoval, 82, of Palm Springs, Calif., died Friday, June 11, at home. He was born July 4, 1916, to Pedro and Nievas Samaniego Villalobos in Hurley. He married Blasa C. Chavez on May 25, 1938, in New Mexico. Mr. Sandoval was a repairman for Libott Pools for 27 years. He served in the U.S. Army in 1945. He was a member of American Legion Post 495 and received a Special Tribute Award for being a 63-year resident of Palm Springs. Survivors include his wife, Blasa; three daughters, Silvia DeLatorre of Bayard, Rosalina Lopez of Redlands, Calif., and Nievas Avila of Tucson, Ariz.; two sons, Peter of Cathedral City, Calif., and Alfred Jr. of Landers, Calif.; 22 grand-children; 44 great-grandchil- dren; three great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Josephine Kilburg of Los Angeles and Lucy Moreno of Hawaii; and a brother, Carlos Villalobos of Los Angeles. A Mass was celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 16, at St. Theresa Catholic Church in Palm Springs. Burial will be in Desert Memorial Park in Cathedral City. The family suggests donations to the Christopher Gleissner Foun- dation, P.O. Box 1084, San Jacinto,CA 92581-1084.

SANDOVAL: Ciprian6 Roybal “Cippy” Sandoval, 73, a longtime resident of Vanadium, entered eternal life Saturday at Valley Hospital in Las Vegas, Nev. He was born July 8, 1925, in Pecos to the late Jose and Nemesia (Roybal) Sandoval. He was a shovel repairman for Kennecott Copper Corp. for 35 for 35 years and was a communicant of Our Lady of ,Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard. Mr. Sandoval was a very loving and caring husband, father and grandfather. He enjoyed being outdoors, gardening and carpentry. His hobbies were making toys for his children and grand children, watching boxing, walking and telling jokes. He also enjoyed playing his guitar and spending time in his workshop. Calling hours will be from 4-7 p.m. Thursday at Baca’s Funeral Chapels with the prayer vigil beginning at 7. Deacon Johnnie Perez will lead in the recitation of the rosary. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Friday at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church with Father Paulus ‘Kao officiating. The rite of committal and burial will follow at Memory Lane Cemetery, where he will belaid to rest. Survivors include his wife, Cecilia Sandoval; three sons, Ruben H. Sandoval and his wife, Flavia, of Gallup, Daniel H. Sandoval and his companion, Marissa Meza, of Tucson, Ariz., and Albert H. Sandoval and his wife, Donna, of Vanadium; twodaughters, Rachel Herrera and her husband, Leonard, of Bayard, and Alice Treadway and her husband, John, of Tyrone; five brothers, Moises Sandoval andhis wife, •Cecilia, of Glendale, Ariz., Hipolito Sandoval and his wife, Mary, of Silver City, Felix Sandoval and his wife, Flora, of Vanadium, Mel Sandoval and his wife, Lilly, of Santa Fe, Erminio Sandoval and his wife, Virginia, of Hanover; one sister, Bernarda Sandoval of Vanadium~ 13 grandchildren, one’ great-granddaughter. Casket bearers will be Ruben, Daniel, Albert, Adam, Anthony, Erminio

SANDOVAL. Francisco Barba Sandoval, 84, a longtime Deming resident; passed away Friday, June 5, at Memorial Medical Center in Las Cruces. Visitation will be from 3-7 ‘Tuesday afternoon at Baca’s Funeral Chapels in Deming, where the prayer vigil will begin at 7 that evening. The funeral liturgy will be, celebrated Wednesday morning at 10 at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Deming with Father Alfred Galvan officiating. Concluding services and interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. He was born May14, 1914, ~ Santa Rita to Florentino and Marcelinda Barba ‘Sandoval. He worked at ‘Kennecott Copper’ Corp., for 22 years and retired in 1978. He was a member of Loqal 890 of the Steelworkers union and was a member of St. Ann’s Catholic Church. He is survived by his wife, Guadalupe Sandoval of Deming; three daughters, Mary Lou Loya and her husband, Pete, Socorro Gonzales, and Hortencia Milo and her husband, Juan, all of Deming; a stepson,: Luis Alberto Oros of Deming; a sister, Maria Palomino of Chaparral; two sisters-in-law, Petra Sandoval of Phoenix and~ Florenaja Oros of Palomás, Mexico; eight grandchildren, JasQ~n and Charles Loya, Christine Carbajal, Veronica Anzaldua, Adrian Gonzales, Laura Holguin, and Vanessa and Joanna Milo; and seven great-grandchildren. Mr. Sandoval was preceded in death by his first wife, Eugenia Sandoval; his parents; four brothers; and four sisters. Pallbearers will be Jason andr Charles Loya, Adrian Gonzales Luis Oros,’ and Pedro and Alonzo Sandoval. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels of Déming.

Death on Sunday summoned Jose D Sandoval 58 of Vanadium, a retired smelter operator of Kennecott Copper Corp. Rosary services were held Tuesday evening at the Cox mortuary chapel followed by mass at 9am Wednesday morning at Holy Infant Catholic church in Hurley, the Rev Fr Ramon Estivell officiating. Internment was in the Hurley cemetery. Mr Sandoval was survived by six sons, Moises, Ajo, Aroz, Cipriano and Herminio, Vanadium, Felix and Melisendro, Bayard and Polito serving with the armed forces on CO; a daughter, Bernarda, Vanadium,; two sisters, Mrs Inez Quintana and Angelita Sandoval both of Pecos NM; two brothers, Ysidro and Elias also of Pecos and 17 grandchildren.

Mrs. Damiana L. Sandoval 64, died at her home in Silver City last Friday. She was a life-long resident of this community. Surviving are her husband, Primitivo Sandoval; a son, Manuel Lerma; two sisters, Mrs Marie Fisher and Miss Enriqueta Lerma; three brolhers, Pete, Agapito,and Carlos Lermna., and a granddaughter. Rosary services were held Sunday evening at the Cox Mortuary ‘chapel. Mass was said Monday at 9AM at St Vincent De Paul Catholic Church followed by burial in the Catholic cemetery.

Mrs. Dolores Sandoval, 68, died last Saturday at her home in Bayard after a long illness. She had lived in Grant County 44 years. Rosary services were held Sunday evening at the Curtis Mortuary chapel, followed by mass at the Bayard Catholic church Monday morning, by the Rev. Fr. Francis Sierra. Burial took place in the Hanover cemetery. Survivors are three sons; Baltasor and Joe, of Bayard, and Ramon, of Pico Rivera, Calif.; two daughters, Mrs. R. G. Riley of Fort Knox, Ky., and Mrs. M. G. Benavides of El Paso; and 10 grandchildren.

Primitivo M Sandoval, 81, a native of Silver City who had lived here all of his life, died Saturday at Hillcrest General hospitsL Mr. Sandoval was a carpenter by trade. Survivors include a step-son Manuel Lerma of Los Angeles, three sisters, Mrs Annie Knowlton, Mrs Frances Sandoval and Mrs. Kate O’Heron, all of Silver City; a brother, Felix Sandoval of Anaheim, Calif., and three grandchildren. The funeral mass was read at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic church Tuesday with the Rev. Fr. James Milano officiating.’, Interment followed in ‘the Cathólic Cemetery with Eusedio Albyta Fratlk Gomez, Antonio Sanchez, Leonardo Ttiviso, Henry Hermaa and Dionicio Ortiz as Pallbearers.

Thomas Sandoval 61, a retired barber, who had lived in Silver City the past three year years, died in the past week in Hillcrest General Hospital. Rosary services were held Saturday evening at the Cox mortuary chapel, followed by high mass Monday at 9 am at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Burial took place in the Catholic cemetery. Surviving are his widow, Mrs Delores Sandoval; five daughters, Mrs Henery Chavez, Albuquerque; Mrs. Thomas Chavez, Hanover; Misses Mary. Patsy and Guadlupe SandovaL Silver City; two sons, Jesus T. Sandoval serving in the Navey, and Joe L Sandoval, Silver city; six grandhildren and five sisters, Mrs D Perez Sandoval, Mrs Teresa Lemas. Mrs. Petra Guerro, Mrs Dolores Pinada and Miss Catalina Sandoval all of whom reside in Mexico.

Death on Tuesday claimed Tomas N. Sandoval, 64, pioneer of Santa Rita, where he had resided for 50-years. He was a retired employee of the Santa Rita public school and previously had worked Kennecott Copper Corp. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Delores Sandoval; three sons,Baltazar and Joe of Santa Rita and Ramon of Bayard; two daughters, Mrs. Robert Riley and Mjs. M. G. Benavides, El Paso and nine grandchildren. Rosary services were held at The Cox Mortuary Chapel Tuesday at 7:30 p.m., the Rey. Ramon EstivelI officiating. Mass was held at 9 AM Wednesday in the Santa Rita Catholic Church by the Rev. Pedro Ruiz, and burial took place in the Santa Rita cemetery.’

Sandoval: Agripina D. Sandoval, 88, a Bayard resident, entered eternal rest Friday at Fort Bayard Medical Center. Mrs. Sandoval,a homemaker, was born Jan. 31, 1906, in Ojos Frios, N.M., to Juan Antonio and Sophia Sanchez Dimas. She moved to Bayard in 1986 from Pecos. She was a communicant of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church of Bayard. She is survived by two sons, Margarito Sandoval of Grants and Silviano Sandoval of Longmont, Colo.; two daughters,Veneranda Dean of Bayard and Sofia Maes of Albuquerque; a sister, Pauline Trujillo of Arizona; 19 grandchildren; thirty two great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Francisco Sandoval; a son, FrankSandoval; and a daughter, Grace Dean. Calling hours will begin at 3 p.m. today at Baca's Funeral Chapels, followed by the prayer vigil at 7 with Deacon Alfonso Alvarado officiating. The Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard with the Rev. Paulus Kao officiating. The rite of committal will follow at the Hurley cemetery. Casket bearers will be Leroy, Pat and James Dean, Michael Prislan, Valerie Garcia and Cathy Dean. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Sandoval: Annette M. Sandoval, 14, died Sept, 30, in Las Cruces. Miss Sandoval was a student at Snell Junior High School in Bayard. She is survived by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edward G. Sandoval of Fierro; three sister, Mary, Julia, and Louisa, and two brothers, Danny and Alfred. She is also survived by her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Mateo Miranda and a great grandmother, Mrs. Magdalena Miranda. Rosary services for Annette M. Sandoval were held in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel Sunday evening at 7:30 p.m. Burial mass was held in San Juan Catholic Church Monday morning at 10 :30a.m. with interment following in the San Juan Cemetery, Rev. Fr. Carl Nieset officiated. Pallbearers were Danny Sandoval, Ruben Miranda, Joe Miranda, Jerry Miranda, Gary Arellano and Mateo Madrid Jr.

Sandoval; David Garza Sandoval, 21, died Tuesday morning in El Paso. He was born in Silver City but had been a resident of El Paso for the last 15 years. He was a communicant of Saint Matthews Catholic Church in El Paso and was presently manager of the Godfather PizzaParlor in El Paso and a student at the Trans Mountain Community college. He is survived by his parents, Alfredo and Lola Garza Sandoval of El Paso; one sister, Mary Lillian Bencomo of Silver City; two brothers, Alfredo Sandoval Jr. of Pacomina, Calif. and Daniel Sandoval of Central; his maternal grandfather, Miguel Garza Sr. of Hurley and various nieces, nephews, cousins and aunts and uncles. Rosary recitation was held Friday at the Wheeler Funeral Home Chapel and Mass of the Resurrection was celebrated Saturday at Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley with father Benito Suen officiating both services. Interment followed at the Hurley cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Michael Gonzales, Tony Helton, Mando Ramos, Daniel Vejar, Danny Sandoval and Louie Sandoval. Honorary pallbearers were Tom White, Paul Araiza, JohnnySaenz, Alfred Sandoval Jr., Michael Diaz, Robert Huerta and David Ramos. Arrangements by the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

Sandoval: Miss Frances M. Sandoval. 74, passed away at Hillcrest Hospital June 5. Miss Sandoval was a native of Silver City and lived here all her life. Survivors include two sisters, Mrs. Catherine O'heron and Mrs.Annie Knowlton, both of Silver City; and one brother, Felix, of Anaheim, Calif. Rosary was said at the Curtis -Bright Funeral Chapel at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday with the funeral Mass being recited at St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church Cemetery with the Rev. Fr. A. James Milano officiating. Casket bearers were Alivno Provencio, Sam Acosta, Fermin Rodriguez, Jonnie Duran, Arthur Therrein, and Danve Connway.

Sandoval: Frank D. Sandoval, 42, mine worker of Vanadium, was killed last Wednesday night in a highway accident near Santa Rita when his car was involved in an accident with a car occupied by Ezekiel Proviencio, 22, and Julian Valles, 42, of Central, both of whom were injured and treated at Hillcrest Hospital. The accident was the first fatality of the year in Grant County. State Police and Sheriff's Department deputies, who investigated the accident, said the crash occurred on a curve and the car driven by Sandoval overturned and he was thrown out. Funeral services for Sandoval were held at the Curtis Mortuary chapel and burial took place in the Hurley Cemetery. Survivors of the deceased are his widow, Mrs. Rose Sandoval, two daughters and a son.

Sandoval: Jesucita Ordonez "Jessie" Sandoval, 76, of Hurley entered life eternal Sunday at Gila Regional Medical Center. She was born Jan. 28, 1916, in Elephant Butte and had been a Grant County resident most of her life. Mrs. Sandoval was a homemaker and member of Infant Jesus Catholic Church. Calling hours will be from 2-5 Tuesday afternoon in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels where the prayer vigil will be held at 7. The liturgy service will be held Wednesday morning at 10 in Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley with the Rev. John Jusseaume officiating. Committal rite services will follow in the Hurley Cemetery, where she will be laid to rest next to her husband, who predeceased her. Survivors include three daughters, Roxanne Sanchez of Bayard, Joan Chavez of Hurley and Ruth Alcorta of Bayard, three brothers, Emiliano Ordonez of Silver City, Frank Ordonez of Bayard and Epitacio Ordonez of Central; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jose A. Sandoval, in 1982. Casket bearers will be Claude Gomez, Jr., Richard Dominguez, Ernest Alcorta, Dennis Simonson, Joe Aguirre, Rudy Joe Mesa, Tommy Montano and Isaac Chavez. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Sandoval: Rosary services for John Sanodval were held in the Curtis-Bright Chapel Thursday, with the funeral mass being recited at the Hanover Catholic Church on Friday September 3. Interment followed in the Ft. Bayard Veterans Cemetery with the Rev. Fr. Adrien St. Charles officiating. Casket bearers were Mariano Zamora, Tony Torres, John Cordova, Manuel Romero, Orlando Gomez, and Tony Abeyta. Mr. Sandoval was a native of Leadville, Colo., and had lived in Hanover for 24 years. He served in the Army Air Corp. during World War II. Survivors include his widow Emma, of Hanover; three sons, Larry, Marty and Ronald, all of Hanover; five daughters, Mrs. Janie Cordova of Anderson, Ind., Mrs. Vicki Portillo of Hurley, Mrs. Catherine Aivey of Hanover, Miss Sally Sandoval and Miss Terry Sandoval, both of Hanover; three grandchildren; three brother, Felix and James both of Denver, Colo., and Frank of Rifle, Colo., seven sister, Mrs. Porfy Maddaline, Glenwood Springs, Colo., Mrs. Lucy Baros of Denver, Colo., Mrs. Ernestine Cristine of Denver, Mrs. Dorothy Lopez, Glenwood Springs, Colo., Mrs. Mary Ann West of Glenwood Springs, Colo., Mrs. Clara West of Climax, Colo., and his step-father Mr. Dan Sandoval of Glenwood Springs, Colo. also survives.

Sandoval: John "Marty" Sandoval, 18, died Friday, September 7, in Sierra County. Mr. Sandoval was born in Silver City and had been alife long resident of Grant County where he atttended Cobre High School. He was a member of the Holy Family Catholic Church in Hanover and the Youth Catholic Program Searchers. Mr. Sandoval is survived by his mother. Mrs. Emma Sandoval of Hanover, five sisters, Janie Cordova of Indianapolis, Indiana, Vicki Portillo ofKirkland Air Force Base, New Mexico, Cathy Velesquez of Tucson, Arizona, Sally Enriquez of Pheonix Arizona, Terri Sandoval of Hanover, two brothers, Larry Sandoval of South Gate, California, Ronnie Sandoval of Hanover, his maternal grandfather, Mr. Louis Abeyta of Denver, Colorado and his step-paternal, Benito Sandoval of Glenwood Springs Colorado. He is preceeded in death by his father, John Sandoval, in 1971. Rosary recitation was at 7:30 p.m.Tuesday, September 111, at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard. Mass of the Resurrection was at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 12, at Our Lady of Fatima with the Reverend Father JaimeSoliz officiating at both services. Burial followed in Memory Lane Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were, Gilbert Gutierrez, Jerry Salas, Arthur Ambriz, David Salas, Michael Valencia, Arthur Gutierrez, Ronnie Chavez and Ramon Vigil. Honorary pallbearers were Joe Tafoya, Manuel Aguirre, Bobby Escobar, Ralph Holgiun and Raul Escobar

Sandoval: Josephine I. Sandoval, 68, died Nov. 17 in San Jose, Calif. Mrs. Sandoval was born in Pinos Altos and was living in San Jose at the time of her death. She is survived by her husband, Manuel Sandoval of San Jose, two daughters, Silvia Acedo and Phyllis David, three sons, Joventino Esparza Jr., Heraldo Shirakawa, George Shirakawa, a sister, Isabel Barron, a brother, Victor Alvarez, grandchildren and one great-grandchild, all of SanJose. Rosary Recitation was held at the San Jose Mission Chapel in San Jose. Mass of the Resurrection was held at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in San Jose. Graveside funeral services were held Saturday afternoon at 1 p.m. at the Pinos Altos Cemetery with Monsignor A. James Milano officiating. Mrs. Sandoval lay in stateat the Curtis-Bright Chapel Saturday morning from 9 to 12:00 p.m. While in Silver City, the family may be contacted at the residenceof Pascual Ybarra.

SANDOVAL: Luis P. Sandoval, 88, a resident of Central, died this morning at Fort Bayard medical Center. Services are Pending. Entrustecj to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels.

Sandoval: Ramon Saenz Sandoval, 72, entered rest eternal Monday, Dec. 13, in Pico Rivera, Calif. He was laid to rest at Resurrection Cemetery in San Gabriel, Calif., Dec. 18. Mr. Sandoval was born in Santa Rita on Sept. 20, 1921, to Tomas and Dolores Sandoval. He was a retired postal service carrier and former cost clerk for Chino Mines Co. He was a veteran of World War II, and past member of the New Mexico Army National Guard and the California Army National Guard. He was preceded in death by his parents, in 1956 and 1962, and by his wife, Lourdes, in December 1990. He is survived by his sons, Rayme, Johnny and Fred,and two grandsons, Jason and Joe, all of Pico Rivera; two brothers, Baltazar and Jose Sandoval of Bayard; two sisters, Guadalupe S. Benavidez and Concha S. Riley of El Paso, Texas; his nephews, Manuel Benavidez Jr., Tomas and Robert Sandoval, and Joseph and David Riley; and his nieces, Julia Chip, Belen Montoya,Dolores Sandoval, Sylvia Rodriguez, Patricia Rodriguez, and Sylvia Sandoval.

Sandoval: Secoundino Y. Sandoval, 75, passed away suddenly at Hillcrest Hos

Sandoval: Soledad Sandoval, 35, a lifetime resident of Central, died Thursday morning. She was born Nov. 30, 1955, in Silver City. Mrs. Sandoval was a member of the Catholic Church, and was a homemaker. Calling hours will be from 2-5 Tuesday afternoon in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. The vigil service will be held at 7 Tuesday evening in the Santa Clara Catholic Church in Central, where the funeral liturgy service will be held Wednesday morning at 10 with the Rev. Mike Lindasy officiating. The committal rite service will follow in the Central cemetery, where she will be laid to rest. Survivors include her husband, Daniel Sandoval of Central; two sons, Daniel Sandoval Jr. and Rudolpho Sandoval, both of Central; her parents, Pete and Frances Holguin; two brothers, Tony Holguin and his wife, Gloria, and Joe Holguin; and seven sisters, Mary Madrid and her friend, Joe Garcia, Esperanza Chavez and her husband, Carlos, Elvira Casares and her husband, Nick, Isabel Luna, Gloria Morales and her husband, Ysidero, Christina Chavez and her husband, Raymond, and Rita Peru and her husband, Joe. She is also survived by several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles. Casket bearers will be her son, Daniel Sandoval Jr., and nephews Chris Madrid, Raymond Chavez, Jerry Chavez, Tony Holguin and Jim Casares. Honorary pallbearers will be Paul Chavez, John Chavez, David Chavez, Armando Chavez, Edward Casarez, Ernie Madrid and Bernie Madrid. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Florence F. (Oakes) Saner, born July 25, 1889 in Socorro, New Mexico, and former resident of Silver City and Mogollon, died July 26. Mrs. Saner was a 1908 graduate of the New Mexico Normal University. She is Survived by daughters, Mrs. Beverly Cox, Newport Beach Calif; Mrs. Barbara Benlon, Gunnison, Colo.: son, Harry Saner, San Bernardino, Calif.; 9 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Her sister, Mrs. M. J. O’Boyie, Santa Rosa, Calif., also survives. Services Were held in Phoenix, Arizona July 30.

SANDFORD: Memorial services are scheduled for 7:30 tonight in Tucson, Ariz., for Alysha Anne Sandford, infant daughter of Mike and Tina who died July 31. The services will be field at the Hope United Methodist Church under the direction of the Rev. Bob Norton~ Grandparents of the baby are Mr. and Mrs. William I’. Ely of Silver City.

SANDFORI) The infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael A. Sandlord of’ Tucson , Ariz.born today, died today at ‘Tucson Medical Center. She was christened Alvsha Anne Sandford , and her grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. William F Elyof Silver City. Funeral arrangements are pending.

Death last Thursday claimed Mrs. Teodora S. Santa Maria at the family home in Vanadium. Rösary services were held Sunday evening at the homes of Mr. and Mrs. Albert V. Chavez in Vanadium. Mass was held Monday ‘morning at the Holy Infant Catholic Chinch in Hurley, the Rev. Fr Ramon Estivill officiating, interment was in the Hurley cemetery directed by the Cox’ mortuary. Surviving are two sons, Emilio, of Vanadium, and Alex of Tucson two daughters, Mrs. Albert Chavez, Vanadium, and Mrs. Mary Luera of Bayard and a sister. Mrs. Dolores Santa Maria of Bayard.

Santa Maria: Ezequiel "Zeke" Santa Maria II, 77, a longtime Grant County resident, entered eternal rest early Monday morning at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born Oct. 20, 1912, in Saric, Sonora, Mexico, and resided in Gila and Vanadium before making hishome in Bayard. Mr. Santa Maria was a retired miner and had been active with the Local 890 union. He was active during the Empire Zinc strike and appeared in the movie "The Salt of the Earth," filmed after the strike. He was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church and was active with the Central senior citizens. Calling hours will be held Thursday from noon to 9 p.m. in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels, where rosary services will be held at 7p.m. with Deacon Alfonso Alvarado reciting. Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday morning at 10 in Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church of Bayard with the Rev. Ricardo Hinojal, Order of Augustinian Recollect Fathers, officiating. Concluding services will follow in the Gila-Cliff Mesa Catholic Cemetery, where he will be laid to rest in the family plot. Survivors include his wife, Soledad Polanco Santa Maria of Bayard; five sons, Ernesto Santa Maria and his wife, Rachel, and Jesus "Chuy" Santa Maria and his wife, Maria Dolores, all of Tucson, Ariz., andEzequiel "Zeke" Santa Maria III and his wife, Lucinda, and Alfonso Santa Maria and his wife, Eva, all of Bayard; five daughters, Lydia Santa Maria and Dolores "Dolly" Santa Maria of Bayard, Delia Jurado and her husband, Emilio of Deming, Mary Maldonado and her husband, Bill, of Silver City, and Connie Soliz and her husband, Antonio, of Stuttgart, Germany. He is also survived by brother, Reynaldo Santa Maria and his wife, Rosa, of Tucson; 18 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by three infant sons, and a brother, Ted Santa Maria in 1986. Serving as casket bearers will be Ernest Santa Maria Jr., Eddie Santa Maria Jr., Joel, Steven and Ray Santa Maria, and David Jurado. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Santel-Eldridge: Teresita Santel-Eldridge of Mimbres, entered eternal rest at Gila Regional Medical Center on Saturday. She had been a resident of grant County for 3 1/2 years, coming from Chicago. Mrs. Eldridge was active in the American Indian movement and United Way. She was an actress and a flight attendant for United Airlines, and a graduate of Irvin High School of El Paso, Texas. Survivors include her husband, Cary Eldridge of Mimbres; her mother, Mary Esquivel Santella, and her father, Miguel Santella, of El Paso; and a sister, Carmen Clark. Visitation will be held Wednesday fron 9-10 a.m. at Baca's Funeral Chapels. The funeral service will follow at 10 at the funeral home with Pastor Jesse Liles of the First Baptist Church officiating. Cremation will follow. Honorary bearers will be Chris Ralston, Lupe and John Ortega, Nancy Smith, Linda Spanberger and the staff at KNFT Radio. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels and Baca's Mimbres Crematorium.

Santoyo: Mrs. Juanita Morales Santoya, 60, died at her home in Gallup. She was a native of Silver City and had lived in Gallup for the last 19 years. She is survived by her husband, Geronimo and two daughters, Connie of Gallup and Frances of the U.S. Navy, Norfolk, Va. Also surviving are three sisters, Miss Cecilia Morales and Miss Isabel Morales, both of Silver City and Mrs. Margarita Herrar of Pico Rivera, Calif; and two brothers, Alfred M. Morales and Joe T. Morales, both of Silver City. Curtis-Bright Funeral Home was in charge of the services.

Sapien: Christina "Chris" Montes Sapien, 23, passed away Monday inAtlanta, Ga. She was born Oct. 13, 1963 in Silver City and was a lifelong resident up until the time of her death. She was attending Atlanta Music institute and studying music production. Her other interest which she actively pursued were photography andthe outdoors. She was a 1981 graduate of Silver High School where she belonged to the National Honor Society and ranked 11th in her graduating class. Preceding her in death were her father, Ramon Sierra Sapien; and her maternal grandmother, Antonia Placencio Trujillo. She is survived by her mother, Esther M. Rodriquez, and one brother, Sam M. Rodriguez, both of Silver City; a paternal grandmother, Rosa Sapien Placencio of Silver City; a maternal grandfather, Luciano Montes; and a step-grandfather, Ralph Trujillo of Central; four aunts, Vangie Montes, Bernice Trujillo and Susie Abeyta, all of Silver City, and Maria T. DeMull of Denver, Colo; one great-aunt, Bobbie Aguirre Placencio of Silver City; five uncles, Jesse "Chuy" Montes, Louie Montes, Larry Montes, Tony Trujillo and Danny Sapien; one great-uncle, Nestor Placencio of Silver City; and a great-great-uncle, Pete Peru of Gila. A memorial Mass will be said Friday at 6 p.m. in the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Graveside services will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Bill Mayer officiating. Pallbearers will be Frank Ogas, Jesse Montes Jr., Tony Ferruccio, Pat Torres, Louie Montes Jr. and Joe Chapman. Honorary pallbearers will be Eloy Sierra, David Salaiz, Mike Montes, Tom DeMull, Ray Andazola, Robert Madrid, Nick Garcia, Jerry Gerleve, Chava Escamilla, M.O. Placencio, Apolonio Sierra, Fred Barela, Rey"Dindy" Placencio, Nestor Placencio, Ruben Abeyta, Eddie Marquez, Tim Rosales, Gil Quintana, Mike Moreno, Tim Munoz, Manuel Herrera,Gilbert Helton, Frank Weber and all her many other loved friends and relatives.

Sapien: Lucio Medrano Sapien, 77, of Silver City entered life eternal Sunday morning at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born Feb. 27, 1914, in Hurley and was a lifetime resident of Grant County. Mr. Sapien retired from Chino Mines in 1978 as a track laborer. He was a member of the Catholic Church. Calling hours will be from 2-5 p.m. Tuesday in Baca's Hillcrest Funeal Chapels where the vigil service will be held at 7. The funeral liturgy service will be held Wednesday morning at 10 in Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with the Rev. Rod Nichols officiating. Committal rite services will follow in the Silver City Catholic Cemetery. Survivors include his wife, Frances P. Sapien of Silver City; three sons, Anastacio Nuanez of Las Cruces and Robert and Jesus Lopez of Silver City; a daughter, Donna Madrid of Silver City; 20 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Jenny Martinez. Casket bearers will be Bobby Sapien Sr., Robert Sapien Jr., Ramon Martinez, Pete Sapien Jr., Robert Lopez and Samuel Nuanez. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Sapien: Pedro M. Sapien, 59, died Wednesday, September 5, in Albuquerque. Mr. Sapien was born in Hurley and was a life long resident of Grant County. He is survived by his wife, Reyes Sapienof Silver City, two daughters, Anita Sapien and Barbara Martinez, both of Silver City, three sons, Pete Sapien, Bobby Sapien and Armando Sapien all of Silver City, a brother, Lucio Sapien of Silver City and eleven grandchildren, Rosary recitation was 7:30 p.m. Monday, September 10, in the Curtis-Bright Chapel. Mass of the Resurrection was 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, September 11, at Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Monsignor A. James Milano officiating at both services. Burial followed at Ft. Bayard National Cemetery with the American Legion Post No. 18 conducting the military graveside honors. Serving as pallbearers were, ErnestSierra, Ray Sierra, Richard Martinez, Danny Sapien, Ruben Abeyta and Genero Munoz. Honorary pallbearers were, Angel Munoz, Eddie Munoz, Henry Morales and Manuel Padilla.

Sapien: Reyes Sierra Sapien, 67, a lifelong Silver City resident, died early Tuesday morning at her residence. She was born Jan. 16, 1921 in Silver City. She was a homemaker and member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Calling hours for Mrs. Sapien are from 2-9 p.m. today in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapel where rosary services will be held tonight at 7:30. Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday morning at 10 in St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Interment will follow in the Catholic Cemetery with the Rev. Mike Macaya officiating. Survivors include three sons, Pete, Robert and Armando Sapien of Silver City; two daughters, Anita Sapien and Barbara Martinez of Silver City; four brothers, Steve Sierra of Denver, Colo., and Apolonio, Manuel and Eloy Sierra of Silver City; and two sisters, Rosa Placencio and Thelma Murillo of Silver City. She is also survived by 13 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her husband, Pedro M. Sapien, in 1979. Casket bearers will be Dennis Sapien, Robert Sapien Jr., Peter Sapien III, Michael Sapien, Armando Sapien Jr. and Manuel Padilla Jr. Honorary bearers will be Danny Medina, Gary and Brian Vigil, John and Angel Munoz and Danny Sapien. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Thomas E Sappington, 26, passed away April 13 in roswell as a result of injuries received in an auto accident. Mr Sappington was a native of Portland Ore and had lived in Silver city most of his life. He was a graduate of Silver high School , a graduate of Eatern New Mexico University with MA and a Ba degree. He was a veteran of the Vietnam conflict serving in the 173rd Air Born and received a Bronze star. Survivors include his widow, Mary of roswell; His parents, Mr and Mrs Loyd A Sappington; one brother Fred of Witita Falls Tex. Funeral services were held in the Curtis Bright chapel Saturday at 2pm with internment following in Memory Lane cemetery. The Rev Don Brent of the first Baptist church of Silver city and the Rev George Park of the Immaculate Baptist church of El Paso officiated. Casket bearers were Roger Griffin, Dalyn Sanders, Tommy Bogard, Les Readen, Don Hunton, and Kenneth sweazy. The family has stated that those wishing to make a contribution make it to the Sigma Nu Faternity, Portalas Chapter of ENMU in care of the funeral home.

SAPPINGTON: Lawrence Sappington, 74, a resident of Silver City, died Sunday at Gila Regional Medical Center. Services are pending. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Mrs. Ida Ellen Sergeant, 96, passed away in Silver City last Thursday. She had been a resident of Santa Rita for 65 years and was the oldest member of the Santa Rita Community Church. She was born September 23, 1868, in Colorado Springs, Colo., and was married to George W. Sergeant June 3, 1885, in Santa Fe. Three children were born to this union. Mr. Sergeant died July 20, 1925.He served under Chief J. K. Blair on the Chino Copper Co. security force. Mrs. Sergeant is survived by her daughter, Mrs. Beulah Landrum of Anthony, N. M., and her daughter-in-law, Mrs. Eula Sergeant; 19 grandchildren, 45 great grandchildren and 22 great-great grandchildren. Also numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Tuesday in the Curtis Mortuary chapel, the Rev. Harold E. Johnson, of the Santa Rita Community Church, conducting the rites. Burial took place in Memory Lane Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Frank D. Kennett, J. D. McLahaney, Carrol E. Johnson, John D. Kennett, Dan G. Thorne and William Lytle.

SARRATT:' Virginia Sarratt, 70, a longtime Deming resident, passed away Friday at her home. Funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon at 2 at Baca's Funeral Chapels in Deming with Ben Brumfield of the Ninth Street Church of Christ officiating. Concluding services and interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. Mrs. Sarratt was born March 8, 1926, in Jamestown, Iii., to Marco Prpich and Mary Tomlajonvic Prpich. She retired as a federal employee after 30 years of service. She owned and operated the Deming Dairy Queen for 12 years. She bad been a Deming resident for 45 years and was a member of the Ninth Street Church of Christ. Survivors include three sons, James Páulk of Deming, Mark Paulk of Mesa, Ariz., and Kevin Sarratt of Silver City; a daughter, Debbie Curtis of Deming; a brother, Marco Prpich of Steclville, Ill.; four sisters, Rose Goodson of Laguna Hills, Calif., Amelia Gozdzialski of Rockford, ill., Jo Gossett of Ferguson, Mo., and Eva Plagens of Houston; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Garland Sarran, in 1989. Serving as pallbearers Will be Clifford Paulk, Tony Perrault, George Karr, Mike Eby, Clyde Stewart and Kenneth Garrett. Honorary pallbearers are Ray White, Jake Levy and Bert Irwin. Memorial contributions may be made to the orphanage in Palomas, Mexico, in care of James Franklin, P.O. Box 1095, Columbus, NM 88029 or to the American Cancer Society, District V, 12,1 Wyatt Drive, Suite 12, Las Cruces, NM 88005-2960. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapeis in Deming.

The body of Louise Lather left Silver City Tuesday, enroute to Coon Valley, Wis, where it will be laid to rest in the famly plot. Sather's father, L.N. Sather, will reieve the body upon arrival. Arrangements were completed by Cox mortuary. Sather shot himself in the face with a 12 guage shotgun early Monday morning in his room at the Majestic hotel. He was apparently despondent over a quarrel with a girlfriend in this area and as a result committed suicide. Dr. R.e. Watts was called in as the man was still alive. He could do nothing to save the wounded man except ease his pain and approximately an hour after he pulled the trigger Sather died. A coroner's jury summond on Sunday morning by Coroner Andrew Haugland termed the death a suicide.

SAtrAN: Henrietta May Satran, 65, a Columbus resident, passed away Friday, Nov. 20, at her home. Graveside services will be held Monday afternoon at 2 at the Valley Heights Cemetery in, Columbus with Jack Burke officiating. Mrs. Satra was, born Sept. 18, 1933 in Cottonwood, Ariz., to 1-renry and Jewel Schuerman. She moved to Columbus in March 1988, where she owned and operated Granny’s Cafe. Prior to moving to Columbus, she lived in Sedona, Ariz., where she and her husband owned Satrans, an upholstery and interior decorating business, for 32 years. She is survived by her husband, Mirs Satran of Columbus; a daughter, Lanora Elmer of Silver City; a sister, Lanora Clemson of Cornville, Ariz.; two granddaughters, Tammy Palmer and Amy Arcero, both of Silver City; and a great-grandson, Anthony Arcero, and a great~granddaUghtd1~~~ Dana Palmer, also of Silver City. Fntriicted to the care Of Baca’s.

Funeral services were pending at press time for Felix Sauceda, 54, of Bayard, a life-long resident of Grant County, died Monday in Juarez,,Mexico. He had been employed as a truck driver for the Chino Mines Division of Kennecott Copper Corporation at Santa Rita. Survivors of the deceased include two sons, Manuel of Hanover and Fred of Bayard; two daughters, Mrs. Margaret Anya of Las Cruces and Mrs. Lydia Pena of Santa Monica, Calif.; three grandchildren; one brother, Ramon Lopez of Silver City; seven sisters, Mrs. Juana ‘Aguilar of San Jose, Calif., Mrs. Joseta Elizalde and Mrs. Manuela Chaves of Deming, Mrs Elina Herrera of Grants, Mrs. Paula Medrano of Fierro, and Mrs. Lucy Maestas and Mrs. Mary Barela Albuquerque.

SAUCEDO: Heriberto A. Saucedo. prominent businessman and resident of Lordsburg, died Monday. Aug. 23. at Gila Regional Medical Center in Silver City. Visitation will be Friday evening from 6 to 7 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Lordsburg, where the prayer vigil will begin at 7. Mass of the resurrection will be celebrated Saturday morning at 9 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church with the Rev. Monsignor John Anderson as Mass celebrant. Concluding services and interment will follow at Shakespeare Cemetery. Mr. Saucedo. known to his friends as "Beto" or "H.A.," was born March 16. 1904, in Aguascalientes in the state of Aguascalientes, Republic of Mexico. In 1927, he joined his father. Domingo R. Saucedo, in his general merchandise store, the Saucedo General Storey in Valedon, N.M. Following the closing of the Valedon copper mine, he moved to Lordsburg, which had been'hit with not j only unemployment but also the Great Depression. He had apprenticed as a shoe-maker in Mexico and opened a shoe repair shop on A Street in Lordsburg, gradually introducing a small variety of grocery items to his customers. Soon thereafter, he decided he would become a hill-time "purveyor of groceries." On Sept. 10, 1933 Mr. Saucedo married Aurora Vcrdiigo Reiiieria and together (hey began the journey as man and wife in the upward climb of establishing the family business. In 1936, the Saucedos moved to the Eighth Street location which now houses Kelly's Los Arcos Mart. In 1939, they constructed the original Saucedo's Grocery on Main Street. It was to this location that he introduced Lordsburg's only frozen foods section, an ac- complishment he noted as one of the highlights of his business career. In 1946, Mr.. Saucedo became a natural- ized American citizen. It was one of his proudest mo- ments. In 1955, the store was moved to the present loca- tion and Mr. Saucedo was active in the business until a few months ago. He was known for his kindness and generosity. He was predeceased by his beloved wife, in 1969, and is survived by his four sons, Herbert V. Saucedo and his wife, Connie, and Manuel D.V. Saucedo and his wife, Lois, of Lordsburg, Edmund V. Saucedo of San Francisco, and Ernesto V. Renteria and his wife, Ernestine, of Lordsburg; three daughters, Aida S. Estrada and her husband, David, of Famington, Irene S. Gutierrez and her husband, Oscar, of Lordsburg, and Emma S. Carreon and her husband, Roberto,,of Phoenix;.seven grandchil-- dren; and eight great-grand- children. He was prede- ceased by his grandson, Kelly. He is also survived by two brothers, Armando Saucedo and Eladio Saucedo of El Paso, Texas; and two sisters, Catalina Siqueiros and Consuelo Ramirez of El Paso. Pallbearers will be his brother, Armando Saucedo, his grandsons, Michael Rene Saucedo, David Saucedo Estrada, Oscar R. Gutierrez II and Roberto Carreon IV, and nephew, Victor Ray Renteria. Honorary bearers are Eladio Saucedo, Ramon V. Renteria, Manuel V. Renteria, Daniel V. Renteria, Frank V. Renteria, Ernesto V. Renteria, Heriberto Romo Saucedo, Guillermo Lopez, Fausto Noce, Alien Hill and Jim Culberson. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels of Deming.

Saucedo: Angelina C. Saucedo, 94, a resident of Lordsburg, passed away Monday at Gila Regional Medical Center. She was born Jan. 4, 1901 to Francisco and Feliciana (Atencio) Chavez in San Miguel. She married Manuel E. Saucedo in June 1916 in Deming and, shortly after, they moved to Lordsburg. Mrs. Saucedo was a parishioner of St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church in Lordsburg. She is survived by a daughter, Rosa Rubio and her husband, Lupe of Safford, Ariz.; a son, Carlos "Rocky" Saucedo and his wife, Delfina of Lordsburg; two sisters, Susie Davalos of Deming and Amelia Chavez of Los Angeles; and a brother, WillieChavez of Deming. She is also survived by nineteen grandchildren, forty seven great-grandchildren and ten great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Manuel E. Saucedo in 1960; two daughters,Teresa Cash in 1968 and Pauline Rodriguez in 1985; a son, Raymundo Saucedo in 1986; a granddaughter; a great-granddaughter; and a great-great-granddaughter. Visitation will be held this afternoon from 4-7 in the Lordsburg Funeral Home chapel followed by the prayer vigil (rosary) at 7 p.m. The funeral liturgy will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church with the Rev. Karl Polm-Faudre celebrating. The rite of committal will follow at Shakespeare Cemetery in Lordsburg. Serving as pallbearers will be Tommy Gonzales, Lupe Rodriguez, Manny Rubio, Adrian Esquivel, Raymond "Junior" Saucedo and Paul Flores. Family members slected Lordsburg Funeral Home to serve them.

Saucedo: Herbert "Kelly" Saucedo, 36, a longtime Lordsburg resident, died Wednesday in El Paso, Texas. The prayer vigil will be held Sunday evening at 7 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Lordsburg. The funeral liturgy will be held there Monday morning at 10 with the Rev. Virgilio Sanchez officiating. Interment will follow at Shakespeare Cemetery in Lordsburg. Mr. Saucedo was born Jan. 23, 1955, in Lordsburg and was a retail liquor business owner. He was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church. He is survived by his parents, Herbert V. and Connie G. Saucedo, a daughter, Kristen Elise Saucedo, a brother, Michael Rene G. Saucedo, and his grandfather, H.A. Saucedo, all of Lordsburg. Pallbearers will be David Noce, Felipe Martinez Jr., Gary Marrulo,Theodore Castillo, Ali Salinas Jr and David Ramirez. Honorary bearers will be Elias Ruiz Jr., Hector Ibarra, Dennis Esquivel, John Jarrot, Tom Gutierrez, Danny Placencia, Fritz Placencia, Heriberto S. Romo, Clem Baisa and Ruben Baisa. The family requests that memorial contributions be made to leukemia research. Baca's Heather Funeral Chapels was in charge of arrangements.

Funeral servlces were held on Monday at the Curtis Mortuary Chapel for Dumas T. Saunders, 61, a resident for 17 years. Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Ruby Saunders, two sons, Henry and.Denny, of Silver City; a daughter Mrs. Faye Hooks, Silver City; two grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs Walter Cathay, Sllver City;. Mrs. Norma Tanner, Terral, Okla.; , and Mrs. Annie Conway, Berwyn, Okla. Dr. Claude Williams, pastor of the Sliver’ City Baptist Church officiated at the funeral services. Burial was made In the Masonic Cemetery with graveside services conducted by the Silver City Lodge No. 8, AF&AM. Pailbearers were Rex Stailey, W. R. Ashcraft, Bud Barto, L B Fortenberry, George Denney and Donald Corby.

SAUNDERS: Sara J. Saunders, 5Q, of Las Cruces am formerly of Denver enteral eternal life Monday, July 6 at Memorial Medical Center She was born Jan. 12, 1948 in Las Cruces to Leon anc Marie Ruth Schoenradi Boyer. Mrs. Saunders retiree from the ~city of Denver as an administrative assistant She was a member of the Gila Travelers: Survivors include her loving husband, Denny C. Saunders of the family home; her mother, Marie Ruth Boyer of Silver City; and a sister, Nancy McCauley, also of Silver City. Other survivors include three nieces and three nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, Leon Boyer; one brother, Joseph Lynn Boyer; and her grandmother, Emma Oliver. A graveside service will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. in the Hilisboro Cemetery in Hillsboro with the Rev. Theodore Allwardt Sr. officiating. Serving as casket bearers will be Bill Burns, Jack Stroman, Jim Schadel, Bill Schoenradt, Robert Miller and Yancey McCauley. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels of Las Cruces.

Saunders, Joe A. Saunders, 78, a resident of Glenwood, passed away Thursday at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born to Tom Saunders and Mary Hines on Jan. 16, 1911, in Glenwood, He was a mechanic for the U.S. Forest Service for 15 years and retired from the U.S. Forest Service. He was a member of the Tyrone Masonic Lodge. He is survived by his wife, Leona Saunders of Glenwood, two daughters, Lequita Kiel and her husband, Ray, of Prescott, Az, and Marion Boshart and her husband, John, of Silver City; one son, Bennie Ray Greenwood and his wife, Gwynette, of Hayden Az, and three sisters, Myrtle Dannelley of Silver City, Ethyl Greenwood of Brady Downey, Calif., and Lilly Fuller and her husband, Henry, of Roswell. Surviving brothers are Walter Saunders of Phoenix, Az, and Carl Saunders and his wife, Bunny, of Brea, Calif. He is also survived by five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation will be Saturday from 8:30-11 a.m. in the Curtis-Bright Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Curtis-Bright Chapel with the Ref. David Goble officiating. Interment will follow at Glenwood Cemetery. Pallbearers will be his Masonic Brothers and Fred Bowlden. Honorary pallbearers will be Jupe Means, Ray Mitchell, Buddy Allred, Henry Fuller and Richard Chamberlain. Curtis-Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

SAURWALT: William C. Saurwalt, 57, died in Silver City Monday. He is survived by his wife, Patricia of Astor, FIa. Services are pending with Baggett Summers Funeral Home of Daytona Beach, Fla. Local arrangements are with Curtis-Bright Funeral home of Silver City.

SAVAGE: Kathleen Rogers Savage, 76, a resident of Silver City passed away this morning in her residence. Services are pending with Bright Funeral Home.

Savarese: Elizabeth "Liz" Savarese, 54, a resident of Silver City, passed away Wednesday at her home. She was born Dec. 9, 1940 to Charles and Virginia (Mantell) Fischett in New York City. She married Robert Savarese on Nov. 26,1960 and in 1961, she graduated from Hofstra Unhiversity with a degree in teaching. She taught school in Babylon, N.Y. She was a business owner and businesswoman. She was a member of the Silver City Elks Emblem Club and the Grant County Breast Cancer Support Group. Mrs. Savarese was called the Iron Lady because of her strength of character. She was an inspiration to all who knew her, especially those afflicted. She is survived by her husband, Robert Savarese of Silver City; a daughter, Cynthia Cutaiar, and her husband, William of Collegeville, Pa.; a son, Capt. Robert Savarese and his wife, Pamela of McGuire Air force Base, N.J; her parents, Charles and Virginia Fischett of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; grandsons, Michael Yosua and Matthew Yosua of Collegeville and Christopher Savarese of McGuire Air Force Base; two sisters, Matilda Maddox and her husband, David of Flagler Beach, Fla. and Joann Germano and her husband, Joseph of West Islip, N.Y.; and numerous nieces and nephews. The funeral liturgy will begin at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Francis Newman Center with the Rev. Jon Alexander celebrating. Following the Mass, the wake will take place from noon until 6:30 p.m. in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home chapel. A family service will take place at a future date in Babylon. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that contribuions in her name be made to Casa Esperanza, P.O. Box 40472, Aluquerque, NM 87196. ?Family membes selected Curtis-Bright Funeral Home to serve them.

Saverda: In a one-car highway accident Sunday afternoon near Aragon, Catron County, Fernandez Saverda, a 17-year-old Reserve High School student, was killed when the car he was driving went out of control and rolled over. State Police and officers of the Catron County sheriff's office investigated the accident. It was New Mexico's 153 highway fatality so far this year. The youth was active in school sports and popular among his classmates. His death was mourned in his home commmunity and came just at the time of final plans for the Reserve High School commencement exercises to be held next week. Survivors are his mother, Mrs. Pablo Saverda; three sisters, Isabel, Janie and Veninia and two brothers, Demetrio and Luis. Mass was said at the Aragon Catholic Church Wednesday morning by the Rev. Fr. Thompson, pastor of the Aragon Catholic Church. Burial took place in the Aragon cemetery following the Mass, under direction of the Cox Mortuary. Attending the rites were students of the Reserve High School and friends of the Aragon and Reserve communities.

SAVORY: Rhonda E. Savory, 25, a resident of Santa Clara, entered eternal rest Saturday, March 13, at Gila Regional Medical Center. She was born April 10, 1973, in Silver City to Randolph and Mary Savory. She was a communicant of the- Santa Clara Catholic Church and was a Cobre High School graduate. She had many interests, including music, computers, learning about natural disasters, UFOs and wrestling. Survivors at home include her mother, Mary Savory; a brother, Matthew, and his wife, Veronica; and a niece, Zaiy Savory. She is also survived by her father, Randolph Savory, and his family. Maternal grandmothers are Connie Holguin and Ramona Regalado. Special relatives include her aunt and uncle, Julian and Sally Valles. Her godparents, David Valles and Josie Chavez, and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins also survive her. Calling hours were held Monday afternoon at Baca's Funeral Chapels, with the prayer vigil following. The Santa Clara Funeral Ministry recited the rosary. The funeral liturgy was to be celebrated this morning at 10 at the Santa Clara Catholic Church with Father Mike Lindsay officiating. Burial. followed at the Santa Clara Cemetery. Serving as pall- bearers were David and Daniel Valles, Jason Lopez,' Paul Gandara, Arnold Lopez and Henry Turrey. Honorary bearers are, Bruce Esche , man, Steve Garcia, and all , the other people in the community who ever touched her ' life in any way, thus making her life even better. E n- trusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive. Phone 388-2334.

William (Bill) Sawyer, resident -of Silver City for 35.years,died last Saturday, Jan. 27 at the Hillcrest General Hospital where he had been Ill only for a short time. Mr. Sawyer, well known and. highly respected in this community, was born in Barbourville, Ky. in 1871. He was a veteran. of the Spanish-American War and a member of the Masonic Lodge In Kentucky. Survivors are one daughter, Mrs. Paul Boshart of Farmington, and one grandson, Carl Scholl of Silver City. Funeral services were ‘held Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at the Cox Mortuary Chapel. The services were conducted by the Silver City Masonic Lodge who’ also had charge of the burial service ‘at the Masonic’ Cemetery where Interment was made.

Sawyer: Mrs. Edith Sawyer, widow of E.M. Sawyer, first general manager at Tyrone of the Phelps Dodge Corp. mining operations there that began in 1912, died the past week in Tucson, Ariz. Word of her death was received by Mrs. Helen Lynch of Tyrone, whose husband, the late Philip Lynch, an engineer, laid out the townsite of Tyrone, the model mining town of its day in the Western States. Silver Citians recall the heyday of Tyrone, one of the major copper producers of the Southwest in World War I and the social events of that era at The Pines, where mine officials lived and entertained in a spacious clubhouse, with Mrs. Sawyer as a gracious hostess. Surviving are three daughters, one of whom is the wife of Sam W. Agee, born and reared in Silver City, a West Point graduate, now a brigadier general in the U.S. Air Force, assigned to duty at Colorado Springs, Colo. He served in World War II as an Air Force flying officer in the European theater of operations.

Saxon: A funeral Mass of the Resurrection was celebrated in St. Patrick's Church in Galveston, TX. for the Rev. Fr. Henry J. Saxon, 60, who died March 10 at St. Mary's Hospital in Galveston, following a brief illness. Celebrants were Bishop John L. Morkovsky and a number of priests of the Galveston Houston dioceseand San Antonio. Fr. Saxon was born in Dallas and attended St. Joseph School and St. Thomas High School, in Houston, TX., he alsostudied at Sacred Heart Prep, in St. Marie, Ill., and Sacred HeartSeminary, in Hales Corners, Wis. He was ordained in 1938. As a member of the Sacred Heart Fathers, he served in the slums of EastChicago, in the Indian missions in northern Mississippi and South Dakota; among the copper miners in southwestern New Mexico; and atOur Lady of Fatima Church in Bayard. He went to the Galveston diocese in 1969 and had served as an assistant pastor in St. Charles Borromeo Parish and Corpus Christi Parishes in Houston. He was named assistant pastor of St. Patrick's Galveston, in 1973. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery, Galveston.

SAYLES: Frankie Ted Sayles, 86, a resident of Silver City, entered eternal rest Thursday at Horizon Southwest Health Care Center. She was born in Pryor, Okla., on July 23, 1909, to Clarence and Jennie Teel. Survivors include her husband, Harold Weld Sayles of Silver City; a son, Ronald Mayo Lopez of Island, Wash., a daughter, Sylvia S. Brumbelow, and husband, Charles, of Lakeside, Ariz.; two brothers, Bert Carver of Washington, D.C., and Alfred Carver of San Diego; two sisters, Carol Sielor of Silver City and Maxine Thatcher of Nogales, Ariz.; 13 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren. Memorial services will be held Wednesday at 1 in the afternoon at Baca’s Funeral Chapels. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive. Phone 388-2334. ~—/O

SAYLES Frankie Ted Sayles, 86, a resident of Silver City, entered eternal rest Thursday at Horizon Southwest Health Care Center. She was born in Pryor, Okla., on July 23, 1909, to Clarence and Jennie Teel. Survivors include her husband, Harold Weld Sayles of Silver City; a son, Ronald Mayo Lopez of Island, Wash.; a daughter, Sylvia S. BrumbelOw, and husband, Charles, of Lakeside, Ariz.; two brothers, Bert Carver of Washington, D.C., and Alfred Carver of San Diego; two sisters, Carol Sielor of Silver City and Maxine Thacher of nogales Ariz.; 13 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and eight great_great-grandchildren. Memorial services were to be held today at 1 in the afternOon at Baca’S Funeral Chapels. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive. Phone 388-2334.

Mrs. Martha Ellen Skaggs, 87, died on Saturday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Odessa Hall. Mrs. Skaggs has been a resident of Silver City for, the past eight years. She is survived by her daughter, four grandchildren, also two sisters and one brother, Mrs. Dora Taylor and Mrs. Edna Newby of Richland Springs, Tex., and J. C. Brown, Brownwood, Tex. Services and interment will be in Richland Springs.

Scally: Clara T. Scally, died in Daly City, March 11, 1981; wife of the late John Scally; mother of Dolly Lewkowitz and the late George Scally; sister of Adolph Carson, Rose Forell and Florence Salchli; and Joseph Lewkowitz Sr.; survived by 18 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren and other relatives. Friends called at the mortuary Thursday March 12 after 3:30 p.m. and were invited to attend the funeral Friday, March 13 at 8:30 a.m. from the Mortuary of W.C. LASSWELL & CO., 6154 Mission St. cor. Wilson; thence to Holy Angels Church, Colma where a Mass of Christian Burial was offered at 9 a.m. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. Spiritual bouquets were preferred. Mrs. Scally was born and reared in Silver City.

Scally: Sgt. Henry Scally, member of the 200th CA (AA) who was captured on Bataan and died while a war prisoner of the Japanese, will be buried with military honors Feb. 14 in the Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery at St. Louis, Mo. Information to that effect was received this week by the deceased soldier's mother, Mrs. Clara B. Scally of San Francisco. Sgt. Scally was a residentof Silver City prior to his entrance into the armed services with the New Mexico National Guard. Survivors are his mother, one sister, Mrs J. Lewowitz and a brother, J. Redilinger of Silver City. and other relatives are in route to St. Louis for the funeral. More than 700,000 adults serve in the Boy Scouts of America as volunteer leaders.

Scanland: Stella Scanland, 84, a resident of Glenwood, passed away Sunday. She was a retired schoolteacher. Graveside funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the Mesa Cemetery in Cliff with Bishop Donald Hooker officiating. Arrangements are by the Wheeler Funeral Home.

Schadel: Henry "Pop" Schadel, 91, died Sunday in Hillcrest GeneralHospital. Mr. Schadel opened the Schadel Bakery in 1907 when he moved to Grant County and operated the bakery until his retirementin 1966. He was a member of the Silver City Elks Club, the MasonicLodge No.8, A.F.& A.M., and the Allingham Golding Post of the American Legion. Mr. Schadel is survived by his wife, Reba Schadelof Silver City, a daughter, Mary Reba Wolf of Placentia, Calif., three sons, John Schadel of Silver City, Robert Schadel of San Mateo, Calif., John Henry Schadel of Silver City, seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Graveside services were Wednesday morning at Memory Lane Cemetery at 11 a.m. with theElks Lodge No. 413 of Silver City conducting the graveside rites. Serving as pallbearers were Bob Gillespie, Jeff Schadel, Tom Dick,George Gaylord, Sam Steppe and James Rogers. Honorary pallbearerswere F.E. Alexander, John Hutchins, Elie Chavez, Earl Jarboe, G.H."Mike" Mitchell, James Turner, Y.Toy and Bill McKinney. Mr.Schadel lay in state in the Curtis-Bright Chapel Wednesday, Nov. 12 from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Silver City Public Library or to a favorite charity.

Schadel: Reba M. Schadel, 97, of Silver City entered eternal rest Sunday night at Gila Regional Medical Center.. She was born Dec. 26, 1893, in Durango, Colo. She had been a Grant County resident since 1919. Mrs. Schadel and her husband, Henry Schadel, were owners of Schadel's Bakery, where she was the bookkeeper. She was past matron of Martha Chapter No. 57, Order of Eastern Star, a member of the Whitewater Extension Club, and an auxiliary member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion. Calling hours will be from 5-7 this evening in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. Graveside funeral services will be held Wednesday morning at 10 in Memory Lane Cemetery with the Eastern Star officiating. Survivors include three sons, John Schadel and Jim Schadel of Silver City, and Bob Schadel of Penn Valley, Calif.; a daughter, Mary Wolf of Placentia, Calif.; seven grandchildren; and15 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband in 1980. Casket bearers will be her grandsons. Honorary bearers will be all her many friends. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Schadel; William A. Schadel, 77, a retired Chino Mines shovel operator, a veteran of World War II, and a lifelong resident of Silver City, died Monday. Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Imogene Schadel of the home; a daughter and son-in-law, Suzan and Dale Harvey; a son and daughter-in-law, Lex and Arlene Schadel; and seven grandchildren, Elisabeth Harvey, Seth Harvey, Kayla Harvey, Shane Harvey, Kara Harvey Wagner and Erin and Leslie Schadel. As requested, the body has been cremated and no services are planned. Entrusted to Baca's Mimbres Crematory and Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Mrs. George Schafer, Jr., daughter-in-law of the man after whom the fabulous ‘Schafer Diggings’ was named, is dead. The southwest pioneer woman died at the Deming, N.M., home of her son, Joe, following an Illness of only 10 days. She suffered from goiter and a heart condition. Mrs. Schafer was born Josie Burnett at Lone Mountain Mining Camp, Grant County, on October 31, 1882, and was 82 when she died on December 31, 1964. She was the daughter of James Burnett and was born on the ranch of her father. Her mother was Hilaria Valencia and her maternal grandfather, of French and Spanish descent, lived in Mesilla Valley at the time of the Gadsden Purchase. Josie Burnett was married to George Schafer, Jr., at Pinos Altos, N.M., March 20, 1909, in a ceremony performed by William Schweikert, Justice of the Peace. Robert Kirker, son of the famous Indian fighter, James Kirker, and his wile Maria de Kirker, signed as Witnesses. The husband was the son of George Schafer, Sr., who settled in Pinos Altos after the Civil War. The husband’s mother was Mary Esmerhilda Ferrales, George Schafer, Sr., was born in Germany and died at Fort Bayard, N.M., on Sept. 15, 1895. The elder Schafer came to the southwest first while in the U.S. Army, and it was only by a chance that it came to light he was the man alter whom the Schafer Diggings. GEORGE SCHAFER, JR.. was born at Pinos Altos June 25, 1876. He was a veteran of the Spanish American War and was involved in the the Philippine Insurrection. He enlisted in troop H of the Rough Riders, First U.S. Volunteer Cavalry, under Captain George Curry, on May 6, 1898. He was transferred to troop I, under Captain Schuyler A. McGinnis, Newkirk, Oklahoma Territory, on May 12, 1898, upon the organization of that, regiment on the field. He was discharged at Camp Wikoff, Montauk Point, Long island, Sept. 15, 1898, and enlisted as a private in the 35th Regiment of infantry, U.S,Volunteers, Aug. 13, 1899, for Philippine service. He returned a convalescent and was discharged on November 13, 1900, at the Presidio, San Francisco. George, Jr., remained in the mining business during the rest of his life, dying on August 7, 1938. He was buried at Hanover, N.M., where his widow resided until her recent death. Schafer Diggings, was made famous by J.Frank Dobie. The article was brought to the attention of the deceased and she told her son and myself that the true facts had been misrepresented in the various stories and it was through her help, in the final months of her life, that her son, Joe, and this writer have been able to piece together many of the scattered facts and traditions about the lost diggings. The couple were the parents of three suns: William B., and Joe B. Schafer, Deming, and George B. Schafer, Pinos Altos; three daughters, Mrs. Alice Majalca, of Hanover, Mrs. Lucy Salais, Anaheim, Calif., and Mrs. Margaret Salals, Baldwin park, Calif., all of whom are surviving. The funeral was one of the largest ever held in Hanover, with the church overflowing and a cortege of 80 cars following the hearse from the church to the cemetery. According to the custom and tradition, the grave was dug by friends of the family. The authentic story of the Schafer Diggings, which Mrs. Schafer helped in preparing, will be published in a forthcoming issue of THE SOUTHWESTERN Mrs. George Schafer, Jr., daughter-in-law of the man after whom the fabulous ‘Schafer Diggings’ was named, is dead. The southwest pioneer woman died at the Deming, N.M., home of her son, Joe, following an Illness of only 10 days. She suffered from goiter and a heart condition. Mrs. Schafer was born Josie Burnett at Lone Mountain Mining Camp, Grant County, on October 31, 1882, and was 82 when she died on December 31, 1964. She was the daughter of James Burnett and was born on the ranch of her father. Her mother was Hilaria Valencia and her maternal grandfather, of French and Spanish descent, lived in Mesilla Valley at the time of the Gadsden Purchase. Josie Burnett was married to George Schafer, Jr., at Pinos Altos, N.M., March 20, 1909, in a ceremony performed by William Schweikert, Justice of the Peace. Robert Kirker, son of the famous Indian fighter, James Kirker, and his wile Maria de Kirker, signed as Witnesses. The husband was the son of George Schafer, Sr., who settled in Pinos Altos after the Civil War. The husband’s mother was Mary Esmerhilda Ferrales, George Schafer, Sr., was born in Germany and died at Fort Bayard, N.M., on Sept. 15, 1895. The elder Schafer came to the southwest first while in the U.S. Army, and it was only by a chance that it came to light he was the man alter whom the Schafer Diggings. GEORGE SCHAFER, JR.. was born at Pinos Altos June 25, 1876. He was a veteran of the Spanish American War and was involved in the the Philippine Insurrection. He enlisted in troop H of the Rough Riders, First U.S. Volunteer Cavalry, under Captain George Curry, on May 6, 1898. He was transferred to troop I, under Captain Schuyler A. McGinnis, Newkirk, Oklahoma Territory, on May 12, 1898, upon the organization of that, regiment on the field. He was discharged at Camp Wikoff, Montauk Point, Long island, Sept. 15, 1898, and enlisted as a private in the 35th Regiment of infantry, U.S,Volunteers, Aug. 13, 1899, for Philippine service. He returned a convalescent and was discharged on November 13, 1900, at the Presidio, San Francisco. George, Jr., remained in the mining business during the rest of his life, dying on August 7, 1938. He was buried at Hanover, N.M., where his widow resided until her recent death. Schafer Diggings, was made famous by J.Frank Dobie. The article was brought to the attention of the deceased and she told her son and myself that the true facts had been misrepresented in the various stories and it was through her help, in the final months of her life, that her son, Joe, and this writer have been able to piece together many of the scattered facts and traditions about the lost diggings. The couple were the parents of three suns: William B., and Joe B. Schafer, Deming, and George B. Schafer, Pinos Altos; three daughters, Mrs. Alice Majalca, of Hanover, Mrs. Lucy Salais, Anaheim, Calif., and Mrs. Margaret Salals, Baldwin park, Calif., all of whom are surviving. The funeral was one of the largest ever held in Hanover, with the church overflowing and a cortege of 80 cars following the hearse from the church to the cemetery. According to the custom and tradition, the grave was dug by friends of the family. The authentic story of the Schafer Diggings, which Mrs. Schafer helped in preparing, will be published in a forthcoming issue of THE SOUTHWESTERN Mrs. George Schafer, Jr., daughter-in-law of the man after whom the fabulous ‘Schafer Diggings’ was named, is dead. The southwest pioneer woman died at the Deming, N.M., home of her son, Joe, following an Illness of only 10 days. She suffered from goiter and a heart condition. Mrs. Schafer was born Josie Burnett at Lone Mountain Mining Camp, Grant County, on October 31, 1882, and was 82 when she died on December 31, 1964. She was the daughter of James Burnett and was born on the ranch of her father. Her mother was Hilaria Valencia and her maternal grandfather, of French and Spanish descent, lived in Mesilla Valley at the time of the Gadsden Purchase. Josie Burnett was married to George Schafer, Jr., at Pinos Altos, N.M., March 20, 1909, in a ceremony performed by William Schweikert, Justice of the Peace. Robert Kirker, son of the famous Indian fighter, James Kirker, and his wile Maria de Kirker, signed as Witnesses. The husband was the son of George Schafer, Sr., who settled in Pinos Altos after the Civil War. The husband’s mother was Mary Esmerhilda Ferrales, George Schafer, Sr., was born in Germany and died at Fort Bayard, N.M., on Sept. 15, 1895. The elder Schafer came to the southwest first while in the U.S. Army, and it was only by a chance that it came to light he was the man alter whom the Schafer Diggings. GEORGE SCHAFER, JR.. was born at Pinos Altos June 25, 1876. He was a veteran of the Spanish American War and was involved in the the Philippine Insurrection. He enlisted in troop H of the Rough Riders, First U.S. Volunteer Cavalry, under Captain George Curry, on May 6, 1898. He was transferred to troop I, under Captain Schuyler A. McGinnis, Newkirk, Oklahoma Territory, on May 12, 1898, upon the organization of that, regiment on the field. He was discharged at Camp Wikoff, Montauk Point, Long island, Sept. 15, 1898, and enlisted as a private in the 35th Regiment of infantry, U.S,Volunteers, Aug. 13, 1899, for Philippine service. He returned a convalescent and was discharged on November 13, 1900, at the Presidio, San Francisco. George, Jr., remained in the mining business during the rest of his life, dying on August 7, 1938. He was buried at Hanover, N.M., where his widow resided until her recent death. Schafer Diggings, was made famous by J.Frank Dobie. The article was brought to the attention of the deceased and she told her son and myself that the true facts had been misrepresented in the various stories and it was through her help, in the final months of her life, that her son, Joe, and this writer have been able to piece together many of the scattered facts and traditions about the lost diggings. The couple were the parents of three suns: William B., and Joe B. Schafer, Deming, and George B. Schafer, Pinos Altos; three daughters, Mrs. Alice Majalca, of Hanover, Mrs. Lucy Salais, Anaheim, Calif., and Mrs. Margaret Salals, Baldwin park, Calif., all of whom are surviving. The funeral was one of the largest ever held in Hanover, with the church overflowing and a cortege of 80 cars following the hearse from the church to the cemetery. According to the custom and tradition, the grave was dug by friends of the family. The authentic story of the Schafer Diggings, which Mrs. Schafer helped in preparing, will be published in a forthcoming issue of THE SOUTHWESTERN Mrs. George Schafer, Jr., daughter-in-law of the man after whom the fabulous ‘Schafer Diggings’ was named, is dead. The southwest pioneer woman died at the Deming, N.M., home of her son, Joe, following an Illness of only 10 days. She suffered from goiter and a heart condition. Mrs. Schafer was born Josie Burnett at Lone Mountain Mining Camp, Grant County, on October 31, 1882, and was 82 when she died on December 31, 1964. She was the daughter of James Burnett and was born on the ranch of her father. Her mother was Hilaria Valencia and her maternal grandfather, of French and Spanish descent, lived in Mesilla Valley at the time of the Gadsden Purchase. Josie Burnett was married to George Schafer, Jr., at Pinos Altos, N.M., March 20, 1909, in a ceremony performed by William Schweikert, Justice of the Peace. Robert Kirker, son of the famous Indian fighter, James Kirker, and his wile Maria de Kirker, signed as Witnesses. The husband was the son of George Schafer, Sr., who settled in Pinos Altos after the Civil War. The husband’s mother was Mary Esmerhilda Ferrales, George Schafer, Sr., was born in Germany and died at Fort Bayard, N.M., on Sept. 15, 1895. The elder Schafer came to the southwest first while in the U.S. Army, and it was only by a chance that it came to light he was the man alter whom the Schafer Diggings. GEORGE SCHAFER, JR.. was born at Pinos Altos June 25, 1876. He was a veteran of the Spanish American War and was involved in the the Philippine Insurrection. He enlisted in troop H of the Rough Riders, First U.S. Volunteer Cavalry, under Captain George Curry, on May 6, 1898. He was transferred to troop I, under Captain Schuyler A. McGinnis, Newkirk, Oklahoma Territory, on May 12, 1898, upon the organization of that, regiment on the field. He was discharged at Camp Wikoff, Montauk Point, Long island, Sept. 15, 1898, and enlisted as a private in the 35th Regiment of infantry, U.S,Volunteers, Aug. 13, 1899, for Philippine service. He returned a convalescent and was discharged on November 13, 1900, at the Presidio, San Francisco. George, Jr., remained in the mining business during the rest of his life, dying on August 7, 1938. He was buried at Hanover, N.M., where his widow resided until her recent death. Schafer Diggings, was made famous by J.Frank Dobie. The article was brought to the attention of the deceased and she told her son and myself that the true facts had been misrepresented in the various stories and it was through her help, in the final months of her life, that her son, Joe, and this writer have been able to piece together many of the scattered facts and traditions about the lost diggings. The couple were the parents of three suns: William B., and Joe B. Schafer, Deming, and George B. Schafer, Pinos Altos; three daughters, Mrs. Alice Majalca, of Hanover, Mrs. Lucy Salais, Anaheim, Calif., and Mrs. Margaret Salals, Baldwin park, Calif., all of whom are surviving. The funeral was one of the largest ever held in Hanover, with the church overflowing and a cortege of 80 cars following the hearse from the church to the cemetery. According to the custom and tradition, the grave was dug by friends of the family. The authentic story of the Schafer Diggings, which Mrs. Schafer helped in preparing, will be published in a forthcoming issue of THE SOUTHWESTERN Mrs. George Schafer, Jr., daughter-in-law of the man after whom the fabulous ‘Schafer Diggings’ was named, is dead. The southwest pioneer woman died at the Deming, N.M., home of her son, Joe, following an Illness of only 10 days. She suffered from goiter and a heart condition. Mrs. Schafer was born Josie Burnett at Lone Mountain Mining Camp, Grant County, on October 31, 1882, and was 82 when she died on December 31, 1964. She was the daughter of James Burnett and was born on the ranch of her father. Her mother was Hilaria Valencia and her maternal grandfather, of French and Spanish descent, lived in Mesilla Valley at the time of the Gadsden Purchase. Josie Burnett was married to George Schafer, Jr., at Pinos Altos, N.M., March 20, 1909, in a ceremony performed by William Schweikert, Justice of the Peace. Robert Kirker, son of the famous Indian fighter, James Kirker, and his wile Maria de Kirker, signed as Witnesses. The husband was the son of George Schafer, Sr., who settled in Pinos Altos after the Civil War. The husband’s mother was Mary Esmerhilda Ferrales, George Schafer, Sr., was born in Germany and died at Fort Bayard, N.M., on Sept. 15, 1895. The elder Schafer came to the southwest first while in the U.S. Army, and it was only by a chance that it came to light he was the man alter whom the Schafer Diggings. GEORGE SCHAFER, JR.. was born at Pinos Altos June 25, 1876. He was a veteran of the Spanish American War and was involved in the the Philippine Insurrection. He enlisted in troop H of the Rough Riders, First U.S. Volunteer Cavalry, under Captain George Curry, on May 6, 1898. He was transferred to troop I, under Captain Schuyler A. McGinnis, Newkirk, Oklahoma Territory, on May 12, 1898, upon the organization of that, regiment on the field. He was discharged at Camp Wikoff, Montauk Point, Long island, Sept. 15, 1898, and enlisted as a private in the 35th Regiment of infantry, U.S,Volunteers, Aug. 13, 1899, for Philippine service. He returned a convalescent and was discharged on November 13, 1900, at the Presidio, San Francisco. George, Jr., remained in the mining business during the rest of his life, dying on August 7, 1938. He was buried at Hanover, N.M., where his widow resided until her recent death. Schafer Diggings, was made famous by J.Frank Dobie. The article was brought to the attention of the deceased and she told her son and myself that the true facts had been misrepresented in the various stories and it was through her help, in the final months of her life, that her son, Joe, and this writer have been able to piece together many of the scattered facts and traditions about the lost diggings. The couple were the parents of three suns: William B., and Joe B. Schafer, Deming, and George B. Schafer, Pinos Altos; three daughters, Mrs. Alice Majalca, of Hanover, Mrs. Lucy Salais, Anaheim, Calif., and Mrs. Margaret Salals, Baldwin park, Calif., all of whom are surviving. The funeral was one of the largest ever held in Hanover, with the church overflowing and a cortege of 80 cars following the hearse from the church to the cemetery. According to the custom and tradition, the grave was dug by friends of the family. The authentic story of the Schafer Diggings, which Mrs. Schafer helped in preparing, will be published in a forthcoming issue of THE SOUTHWESTERN

Mrs. Joseph B. Schafer, 82, a life-long resident of Grant County, passed away December 31 in Deming at the home of her son, Joe Schafer. For many years she had resided at Hanover. Besides the son at Deming, survivors are two other sons, William H. Schafer of Deming and George B. Schafer of Pinos Altos and three daughters, Mrs. Alice Majalca of Hanover; Mrs. Lucy Sallas of Anaheim, Calif., and Mrs. Margaret Sails of Baldwin Park. Calif.; 25 grandchildren and 31 great grandchildren, Rosary services were held at the Curtis Mortuary chapel, followed by funeral mass at the Hanover Catholic Church, the Rev. Fr. Frank Sierra and the Rev. Fr. Henry Saxon officiating. Burial was In the Hanover Cemetery.

Schafer: Evelyn Rita Schafer, 75, a longtime Deming reident, died Wednesday at Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque. Visitation will begin Friday at 2 p.m. at Baca's Funeral Chapels in Deming. The rosary service will be held there that evening at 7:30. Mass of the Christian burial will be said Saturday morning at 10 at Holy Family Catholic church with the Rev. Carmelo Arroyo officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. She was born April 28, 1915, in Pinos Altos. She was a clerk with the former Donaldson's department store in Deming. She was a member of Holy Family Catholic church and the Altar Society. She had resided in Deming Since 1950. Survivors include three sons, William Schafer and Wife, Barbara, Roinald Schafer and wife, Pat, and Richard Schafer and wife, Mary Ellen, all of Albuquerque; a brother, John J. Fletcher Jr. of Albuquerque; four sisters, Mary Arbar of Glenwood Springs, Colo., Fannie Leon of Silver City, Margaret Renteria of San Diego, and Cecilia Ryan of Bayard; four grandsons, Kristopher Schafer, Brad Schafer, Matthew Schafer and Brian Schafer, all of Albuquerque; and two granddaughters, Kimberly King of Dallas and Jennifer Schafer of Albuquerque. The family suggests memorial conributions to any of the following: Georgia O'Keeffe Elementary School Library Fund, 11701 San Victoria NE, Albuquerque, N.M. 87111, Madison Middle School Library Fund, 3501 Moon St. NE, Albuquerque, N.M. 87111, Polka Middle School Library, 2220 Raymac Road SW, Albuquerque, NM. 87105, and the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 1473, Deming, NM. 8803l. Baca's Funmeral Chapels is in charge of arrangements.

Schafer: George B. Schafer, 65, a resident of Pinos Altos, died Friday. Mr. Schafer was a communicant of the Catholic Church and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was an active sportsman, loving all sports and outdoor activities. He served in the U.S.Navy from 1942-1945 and was a World War II veteran. He retired in 1982 from the telephone company after 30 years of service. He was also the owner and operator of the Pinos Altos Museum since 1970 and was a local historian. He is survived by his wife, Frances Schafer of Pinos Altos; one daughter, Karen Campbell and her husband, John Campbell of Pinos Altos; one son, George R. Schafer of Pinos Altos; three sisters, Lucy Salaiz of Anaheim, Calif., Alice Majalca of Hanover and Margaret Nutter of Covina Calif; one brother, Joe Schafer of Deming; two grandchildren, Jeffrey and Candace Campbell of Pinos Altos; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, George Schafer, in 1938; his mother, Josephine Schafer in 1964; and his brother, William Schafer in 1977. Visitation will be from 2-4 p.m. Sunday in the Curtis-Bright chapel. A graveside funeral service will be held Monday at 10:30 a.m. in the Pinos Altos Cemetery with the Rev. Bill Mayer officiating. Military honors will be conducted by Allingham-Golding Post No. 18 of the American Legion. Arrangements are by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Shafer: Joe Burnett Schafer, 75, a resident of Deming, died Sunday evening in Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born May 7,1913, in Pinos Altos and served with the United States Navy duringWorld War ll. He married Emily "Millie" Fletcher in 1951 and moved to Deming from Hanover the following year. He was retired from the Asarco concentrater in Deming and was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church. He was past commander of Disabled American Veterans and until his death was serving as chaplain. Calling hours for Mr. Schafer will be today from 2-9 p.m. in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels where rosary services will be held at 7:30 tonight with Deacon Johnnie Perez officiating. Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday morning at 11 in the St. Francis Newman Center with the Rev. Daniel Barfield officiating. Concluding services will follow in the Fort Bayard National Cemetery with veteran honors accorded by the Luna County Veterans and Allingham-Golding Post No. 18 of the American Legion. Survivors include his wife, Emily, of Deming; three sisters, AliceMajalca of Hanover, Lucy Salais of Anaheim, Calif., and Margaret Nutter of West Covina, Calif.; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Bill Schafer in 1977 and George Schafer this year. Casket bearers will be Joe Ruiz, Thomas Ryan, Gustavo Salais, Bill Wolf, John Gutierrez and R.Y. Gomez. Honorary bearers will be members of veterans organizations and his remaining friends. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Mrs. JuanaCortez Schaffer, of Pinos Altos, died last Thursday morning in Pinos Altos. She had been ill for some time. Mrs. Schaffer, who was the wife of Walter Schaffer, was born July 23, 1883, in Chihuahua City, Mexico. She came to Pinos Altos in 1932. She is survived, besides her husband, by three sons, Carlos Femigio of Hanover, Antonio Remino of Silver City, and Alto Remigio of Los Angeles; four daughters, Mrs. Lupe R. Martinez and Mrs. Dolores Maldonado of Los AngeIes; Mrs. Josephine Rosales of Pinos Altos, and Miss Priscilla Schaffer, Pinos Altos. Funeral services were held on Friday morning at the Pinos Altos Catholic Church with the Rev. Fr. John P. Linnane officiating. Cox Mortuary was in charge of services

Funeral services were held Monday at the Infant Jesus Catholic Church for Richard Charles Schaffer 14, who died in a one-car crash on the North Hurley road Thursday Burial was made in the Hurley Cemetery. Richard is survived by his mother, Mrs. Margaret Schaffer, Hurley; two sisters Glenda, Albuquerque and Bernice Hurley; four brothers James, Roswell Oliver, Albuquerque Gary, Oakland, Calif., and Danny with the U.S. Army In Korea.

Willie” G. Schaffer, 31, a resident of, Hurley for the past 15 years, died Saturdy. He was an emplyee of Keennecott Copper Corp., In the service department Surviving, the deceased are his widow, Mrs. Margaret Schaffer, of Hurley; five sons, James, Oliver and Daniel of, Roswell, Gary of ‘Oakland Calif., and Richard of Hurley; two daughters, Glenda and Eunice of Hurley; four grandchildren four brothers, Ivan and Philip Schaffer of Oakland, Ca, Eddie Schaffer of Albuquerque and Jessie Schaffer of T or C; six sisters, Mrs. Josle Chavez of Oakland, Mrs. Dora Alijo of Las Cruces, Mrs. Virginia Prlxmam of Albuquerque, Mrs. Della McNutt of Gleñwood, Mrs. Gladys Roybal of Anaheim, Ca, and Miss Bertha Schaffer of T or C. The Rev. Fr. Bamon Estlvill officiated at Rosary services Tuesday at the Curtis Mortuary chapel and the funeral mass was said at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Catholic Church In Hurley, with burial following n the Hurley Cemetery.

Schaffer: Judy A. Schaffer, 49, passed away Saturday at Gila Regional Medical Center. She was the wife of John Schaffer of Pinos Altos; the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Coraull of Mohab,Colo., and the sister of John Coraull of Fort Defiance, Ariz. Arrangements were by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home. Private services have been held.

SCHAFFER: Margaret Jaramillo Schaffer, 75, a resident of Hurley, entered into rest Sunday at Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque. She was born Jan. 1, 1922, to the late Abram and Vivianita Corona Jaramillo in Truth or Consequences. She was a parishioner of Infant Jesus Catholic Church and was a homemaker. Calling hours will be held from 3-7 p.m. Wednesday in Baca’s Funeral Chapels with the prayer vigil at 7. Deacon Johnnie Perez will recite the rosary. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Thursday at 2 p.m. at Infant Jesus Catholic Church with the Rev. Dan Porter officiating. Survivors include ‘ her companion of 25 years, Ernesto Alvidrez of Hurley; four sons, James Allen Schaffer and his wife, Barbara Schaffer and his wife, Nell, of Albuquerque, Daniel Schaffer and his wife, Mary, of Dallas, and Gary Schaffer and his wife, Amy, of Oakland, Calif.; two daughters, Glenda Hlousek and her husband, Peter, of Clinton, Conn., and Bernice Cuadra and her husband, Jacob, of Princeton, Texas; a sister, Manuela Chavez of Las Cruces; 16 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Richard Schaffer, in 1966, and an infant daughter. Casket bearers will be Ray, Ron and Richard Schaffer, Gregg Lawrence, Rudy Rosales Jr. and Alex Perez. Honorary bearers are Roy Alvidrez and Rudy Rosales Sr. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels.

SCHAFFER: Margaret Jaramillo Schaffer, 75, a resident of Hurley. entered into rest Sunday at Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque. She was born Jan. 1,1922, to the late Abram and Vivianita Corona Jaramillo in Truth oi Consequences. She was a parishioner of Infant Jesus Catholic Church and was a homemaker. Calling hours will be held from 3-7 p.m. today in Baca~s Funeral Chapels with the prayer vigil tonight at 7. Deacon Johnnie Perez will recite the rosary. The funeral liturgy will he celebrated Thursday at 2 p.m. at Infant Jesus Catholic Church with the Rev. Dan Porter officiating. Survivors include her companion of 25 years, Ernesto Alvidrez of Hurley; four sons, James Allen Schaffer and his wife, Barbara, of Farmington, Oliver Schaffer and his wife, Nell, of Albuquerque, Daniel Schaffer and his wife, Mary, of Dallas, and Gary Schaffer and his wife. Amy. of Oakland, Calif.: two daughters, Glenda Hlousek and her husband, Peter, of Clinton, Conn., and Bernice Cuadra and her husband, Jacob, ot Princeton, Texas; a sister, Manuela Chavez of Las Cruces; 16 grandchildren; and 1 7 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Richard Schaffer. in 1966, and an infant daughter. Casket bearers will he Ray, Ron and Richard Schaffer, Gregg Lawrence, Rudy Rosales Jr. and Alex Perez. Honorary bearers are Roy Alvidrez an4 Rudy Rosales Sr. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels.

SCHALE: Funeral services for George Christian Schale 83, of Tucson, Ariz. will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Trinity Presbyterian Church in Cliff. Burial will follow at the Y6 Ranch family cemetery in Mule Creek. Schale died Wednesday in Tucson, Ariz. Arrangements are by Bright Funeral Home. Survivors include daughters, Nancy Nelson Powe of Silver City, Sharon Schale Kartchner of Mule Creek and Sandra Schale Rouse of Tucson, Ariz.; brother, Fred Schale of Clifton, Ariz.; 12 grandchildren; 26 great-grand-children; and 5 great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Kathryn Means Schale.

SCHALE: Kathryn Means Schale, 89, of Mule Creek passed away Friday, Feb. 6. Funeral services will, be conducted Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the Baptist Church at Gila with the Revs. Walter Huber and David Goble officiating. Interment will be on the family’s Y6 Ranch. Mrs. Schale was born April 22, 1908, in Pecos, Texas. She was the daughter of Sam F. Means and Dora G. Collings. She married George C. Schale in November 1943 in Flagstaff, Ariz. Mrs. Schale is survived by three daughters, Sharon S. Kartchner and her husband, Delroy, of Mule Creek, Sandra S. Rouse of Tucson, Ariz., and Nancy N. Lowe and her husband, Bob, of Silver City; a son-in-law, Leo Winkles; 12 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, John Z. Means II; a sister, Dorothy Means Cliff; and a daughter, Jeanne N. Winkles. She spent most of her growing-up years on ranches in Texas and New Mexico. She received her college education at Baylor University and Hardin-Simmons University in Texas. She also attended LI Paso Vocational School and subsequently served as assistant auditor at the Hilton Hotel in El Paso. After she and Mr. Schale were married, they moved to the Y6 Ranch in 1945. It was then owned by her parents, Sam and Dora Means. They later took over the management and ownership of the Y6 Ranch. She enjoyed Bible study, oil painting, music, swimming, tennis, sewing, cooking and ranch work. Pallbearers and honorary hearers for Mrs. Schale’s service will be her grandsons and sons-in-law Leo Winkles, Bob Powe, Delroy Kartchner, John Embick, Sam WinkIe~, Mark Winkles, Clint Kartchner, Paul Embick, Rodney Carter, Doug Reeves, Norvell Barnes, Monty Rooks and Travis Johnson. Memorial contributions may be made to the Gila Baptist Church or Trinity Prespetyrian Church in cliff. Bright was in charge.

Schanks: Funeral services for Donald L. Schanks, 23, who died Friday, March

Scharfenberger: Madeline Scharfenberger, 71, died Sunday evening at Gila Regional Medical Center. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

John A. Shaul a - long time emplnyee of the Department of Fish and Fish, died October 3 of a heart attack. He was 54 years old, a resident of Las Crures. Shaul joined the Department in 1949 as a predatory animal trapper and had previously worked In that capacity for the Fish and Wildlife Service. He also served as district conservatlon otticer In the Capitan and Gallup areas. Since 1959 he had been wildlife Information officer for the South west area of the state and was well known through his work in radio TV and newspapers. State Game and Fish director Ladd Gordon said, ‘John was one of those professional widlifers who earned the highest respect and admiration of his fellow workers, and the general public. His loyalty to the Department, his dedication to the cause of conservatlon, and his hard work for the hunter and fishermen of our state will be sorely missed.” He is survived by his, wife, Oney and three daughter., Mr.. William White of Las Cruces, Mrs. Veta Jack of Kitchener Ontario and Mrs, Alice Ririeof Battlesville, Ok.

Scheier: Aloysius "Ollie" Scheier, 77, of Silver City entered life eternal Tuesday at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born Nov. 17, 1914, in Goddard, Kan., to Adolf and Elizabeth Scheier. He moved to Roy, N.M. in 1927 and graduated from Roy High School in 1933. Mr. Scheier worked in various occupations until 1942 when he went to work for Phelps Dodge Corp. in Morenci, Ariz. He worked there until 1955. At that time he went to work for Atlas Mining Co. in the Philippines. In 1959, he returned to Phelps Dodge in Morenci and worked there until 1969, when he was transferred to the new Tyrone mine. He worked in Tyrone until 1979 when he retired after 34 years with Phelps Dodge. He was a member of the Elks Club, the American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, and St. Francis Newman Center. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Ruth Arlene Ayer, in 1971. Survivors include his wife, Lena Menefee Scheier; three children from his first marriage, Charles Scheier of Phoenix, Kenneth Scheier of Morenci, and Darlyne Draper of Mesa, Ariz.; nine stepchildren by his second marriage, John Menefee of Woodbury, Va., Nicolyn Womack of Cortez, Colo., Mary Menefee of Yuba City, Calif., Janine Menefee and Christine Scholl of Albuquerque, Judy Salars of Silver City, Steve Menefee of Chandler, Ariz., and Catherine and Michael Menefee of Tempe, Ariz.; and 17 grandchildren. He is also survived by two brothers, Francis Scheier of Fraser, Mich., and Dale Scheier of Anaheim, Calif.; and two sisters, Catherine Ditzhazy of Tucson, Ariz., and Bessie Lane of Beverton, Ore. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Leo and Bill Scheier, and a sister, Gertrude Waters. Casket bearers will be Carl Salars, Ken Draper, Steve Scholl, Pat Scheier, Shane Draper and Aaron Salars. Honorary casket bearers are Steve Menefee, Michael Menefee, John Menefee, Bob Womack and his many friends. Rosary will be at 7 tonight at Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. Funeral services will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with interment following in MemoryLane Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the American Lung Association or a charity of choice.

Scheinoha: Allan "Pat" Scheinoha of Silver City died Wednesday at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born Aug. 31, 1922, in Manitowoc, Wis. Mr. Scheinoha was a member of the Catholic Church. He had retired from Manitowoc as superintendent of parks and had resided in Silver City the last seven years, having moved here from Manitowoc. His hobbies included woodworking and outdoor activities. No local services are scheduled. A memorial service will be held in Manitowoc at a later date. Survivors include his wife, Murial Scheinoha of Silver City; a son, Brian T. Scheinoha of Rochester, Minn.; two daughters, Andrea L. Ciesel of Denver and Louise A. Henderson of Mountain Home, Idaho; two brothers, Emmett and Howard Scheinoha, both of Manitowoc; two granddaughters, Emilyand Rebecca L. Henderson of Mountain Home; and a grandson, Thomas L. Scheinoha of Rochester, Minn. He was preceded in death by his son, Lawrence Allan Scheinoha. In lieu of flowers, the family hasrequested that a tree be planted or donations made to a charity ofpersonal preference. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Mrs. Mathilda Schelling, 72, resident of Silver City for nine months, died Monday. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Max Bloodworth, Silver City; Mrs. Fred Wittke, Huntington, Indiana; Mrs. Gerald Burke, Newton, Mass.; three sons, Gerald Schelling, Red Bank, N. J.; Donald Schelling, Wabash, Indiana; Norman Schelling, Marion, Indiana; 19 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. The body was sent by the Curtis Mortuary to Indiana for funeral services and burial.

Sam Scherotter, 69, a Silver city merchant for many years died Dec 30 at Hillcrest hospital. Born in Romania, Mr. Scherotter lived in the United States for 65 years and in Grant County for the past 34 years. He operated Marvell’s in Bayard later moving his business to Silver City. Mr Scherotter was a member of Santa rita Lodge #44 AF & AM in santa rita, the Scottish Rites Masonic Body of Santa Fe. He was past president of Hurley’s Order of the Eastern Star, #43, and recently retired as chairman of the Selective Service board of grant county after 20 years of service. Survivors include his wife Marvel, Central; a son Gary of Palm Springs Calif.; a brother Abe Scherotter, El Paso; sister, Mrs Eva Birnbaum, Silver City and Mrs Esther Zimmer, Los Angeles; a daughter-in-law, Mrs Howard Scherotter, El Paso and three grandsons. Services were held at 4pm Friday at the Curtis Bright funeral chapel with the Santa Rita Mosonic Lodge conducting services. Burial was held at 11am Sunday at Mt Sini cemetery in El Paso in the family plot. Rabi Silversein conducted burial services. The family has requested that memorial contributions be made to the Howard Scherotter Scolorship fund at New Mexico Military Institute or to the Cancer fund.

Schiff: Leo F. Schiff, 72, a retired Silver City business man, who operated Schiff's Men's Clothing Store with his brother, Max, died Monday, July 7th in the Southwestern General Hospital in El Paso, where he had been a patient for the past nine weeks. Mr. Schiff was born in Mogollon but spent his life in Silver City. Hewas Chairman of the Board of Directors of the American National Bank, a member of the Silver City Masonic Lodge AF & AM No. 8; a life member of the Silver City Elks Lodge and the Scottish Rite ofNew Mexico and the Shrine of Albuquerque. He was a veteran of World War I. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Mary A. Schiff of Silver City; one son, Samuel L. Schiff of Boise, Idaho; two daughters, Miss Minna Lee Schiff of Silver City and Mrs. Annette Griscom of Long Meadow, Mass.; eight grandchildren; one brother, Max Schiff of Silver City; one sister, Mrs. Clara Ward of Silver City. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the chapel of the Curtis Mortuary with the Silver City Masonic Lodge AF & AM No. 8 in charge of chapel and graveside services. Burial will be in the Masonic Cemetery. Pallbearers (active) will be Wade White,Pete Moore, Marvin Glenn, Ernest Wischmann, Russell Michael and Jack Barker. There will also be a large number of honorary pallbearers.

Schiff: Leola Gray Schiff, of Silver City died Thursday evening in Gila Regional Medical Center. She was born in Oklahoma and was a resident of Silver City since 1924. She was active in the Silver City Woman's Club; the Wacky Club and was a member of the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd. She is survived by two daughters, Louis B. Jewkes of Las Cruces and Jeanne B. Conner of Silver City; a brother, John D. Gray of Safford, Ariz.; six grandchildren, Michael I. Conner and Susan C. Trujillo, both of Silver City, Richard L. Jewkes of El Paso, Texas, Linda J. Widner of Estancia, and James N. Jewkes and Vicki L. Jewkes, both of Las Cruces; and eight great-grandchildren, Shannon L. Conner, Christopher M. Conner, T.J. Trujillo, Ty Trujillo, and Amy Jeanne Trujillo, all of Silver City, Lane Widner and Lee Widner of Estancia, and Ashley Jewkes of Las Cruces. She was preceded in death by her husband, Max E. Schiff. Visitation will be Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. Funeral services will be in the Curtis-BrightChapel at 2 p.m. Saturday with the Rev. Edwin C. "Ted" Griswold officiating. Burial will follow in the Masonic Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Mike Conner, Meredith Neal, Richard Jewkes, James Jewkes, Lynell Widner and Tony Trujillo. Honorary pallbearers will be Rowland Ball, R.O. Schmitz, Layton Hunter, L.A. Patton, Cash Skarday, Howard Ball, Alfredo Corral, Wayne Woodbury, Bert Irwin, Craig Irwin, Harris Gray, Orville Little and U.L. Conner. Arrangements are by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Schiff: Mary A.W. Schiff died in Bosie, Idaho, September 4. Mrs.Schiff lived for many years around Silver City. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leo. Mrs. Schiff served in the Navy during World War I. She is survived by a daughter, Minna Lee Strand of Deming; a son, Samuel L. Schiff of Boise, Idaho; and Annette D. Griscom of Houston. There will be graveside services at the Masonic cemetery for Mrs. Schiff today at 10:30 a.m. with Msg. Milano officiating. Local arrangements by the Wheeler Funeral Home.

Schiff: Max Schiff, prominent business man and community leader inGrant County for many years, died Saturday, November 11, at the For Bayard Medical Center. He was 77. At the time of his death the deceased was chairman of the board of directors of the American National Bank. Mr Schiff was born in Mogollon in 1901. His parents were Samuel and Minna Schiff, who later operated a mercantile store in Silver City. He and his brother Leo and sister Clara Schiff Ward, both deceased, became pillars of the Silver City business community over the years. In addition to banking and other financial interests, the Schiff brothers operated for many years Schiff's Men Store, which was one of the best known and highly respected business establishments in southwestern New Mexico. The business was sold in 1965. Mr. Schiff was a graduate of the University of California at Berkely with a degree in metallurgical engineering, and in his early yearsworked at the Chino mines. He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the Coast Guard. He served as president of the Grant County Chamber of Commerce in the late 1930's. He was a member of Masonic Lodge No. 8 AF & AM, B.P.O.E. Lodge No. 413, theVeterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion. Mr. Schiff is survived by his wife, Mrs. Leola G. Schiff of Silver City, two stepdaughters, Mrs. Jeanne B. Conner of Silver City, Mrs. Louise B. Jewkes of Las Cruces, five nieces Mrs. Maxine Rudick of Red Wood City, Calif., Mrs. Winnie Cain of Silver City, Mrs. Annette Griscom of Houston, Texas, Mrs. Jo Ann Humbert of Brookline, Mass., Mrs. Minna Lee Strand of Deming, a nephew, Mr. Samuel Schiff of Boise, Idaho. Also surviving are his six step-grandchildren and five step-great grandchildren. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel with Fr. John W. Penn and the Silver City Masonic Lodge officiating. Burial followed in the Masonic Cemetery. Serving aspallbearers were R.O. Schmitz, Lowell Cain, J. Wayne Woodbury, A.G. Robinson, William Gallacher, Jr., and L.R. Hunter. Honorary pallbearers are Cash Skarda, Payne Sears, Howard Ball, Roland Ball, Joe Welsh, Floyd Todd, Hyman Kelly, L.A. Patton, Marvin Glenn, Melvin Toney, Kenneth (Red) Myers, Harris Gray, Quentin Yarborough, E.G. Schumpelt, Howard Miller, Duke Milovich, Frank Tatsch, Dan Dunagan, Jack Stroman, Meredith Neal, Bert Irvin, A.R.Rhoades, John Bingaman, Alfred Morales, Hank Thomas and Joe R. Tipton.

Death last Saturday at his home in Glenwood claimed Cecil D Schllling, 31. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of cox mortuary. The body was sent to clayton for funeral services and burial on Tuesday. Surviving are his wife, Mrs Dollie P Shilling and his parents Mr and Mrs William Fambrough of Tucumcari.

Schimmel: John Schimmel, 76, of Lordsburg passed away Wednesday at Gila Regional Medical Center in Silver City. Funeral services will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Lordsburg Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. David Bonnell officiating. Interment will follow in Mountain View Cemetery in Lordsburg. Family members selected Lordsburg Funeral Home to serve them.

SCHMIDT: Alice R. Schmidt, 86, of Silver City entered life eternal Thursday, July 9, at Horizon, I Southwest. She was born Dec.25, l91l,in West New h York, N.J., to Theodore and Hermine Schmidt. The funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday at II in the morning 11 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Father John Colgan officiating. The the rite of committal and burial will follow at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Cemetery. Mrs. Schmidt enjoyed an- S tiques and was self-em- b ployed in the antique business. She was a loving C mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She is survived by a son, Steven ~ Charles Schmidt of Piercy CA. a daughter Precilla Schmidt of Silver City; a brother, Phillip G. Schifflin of Denver; four grandchildren, Catherin Brizendine, Karen and Richard Schmidt, and Robin Kendall; and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Fl. Schmidt Sr., and her son, Richard Schmidt Jr. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to the Silver City Museum, 312 W. Broadway, Silver City, NM 88061. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive. Phone 388-2334.

C. A. Schmidt, former general manager for many years of the Empire Zinc Company mine at Hanover, died the past week in La Jolla. Calif., where he and Mrs. Schmidt had resided for the past 12 years, following his retirement. Two weeks ago in a fall at his home, Mr. Schmidt fractured a hip and was hospitalized for surgery. He was apparently rnaking satisfactory recovery when complications developed which caused his death. DurIng the years he was In charge of Empire operations, he had an outstanding record. and was widely known in mining circles of the Southwest as an executive. Surviving is his wife and a daughter. Funeral services were held In La Jolla where burial took place.

Schmidt: Anna Jolene Schmidt, 58, of Silver City, died early Tuesday morning in the Universtiy Medical Center of Tucson, Ariz. She was born Nov. 1, 1931, in Bozeman, Mont., and had resided in Silver Ctiy since 1953. She was a ward clerk in the Gila Regional Medical Center and was a certified member of the Health Unit Coordinators Association. While raising her children, she was active in and was a leader of the Girl Scouts. She was also a Member of the Messiah Lutheran Church of Silver City. Calling hours will be Friday from 3-7 p.m. in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. Funeral Services will be held Saturday morning at 10 in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels with the Rev. Edward J. Richmeyer, pastor of the Messiah Lutheran Church, officiating. Concluding services will follow in Memory Lane Cenetery. Survivors include her husband, Donald W. Schmidt of Silver City; three sons, Forrest, of Sarasota, Fla., George of Prescott, Ariz.,and Paul of Libby, Mont.; and one daughter, Donna Schmidt of Portland, Ore. She was preceded in death by her brother, Leroy Noel;. in 1989. Casket bearers will be Forrest, George and Paul Schmidt, Mike Brown, Jack Harris and Ron Oglesby. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to the Fort Bayard Dialysis Center, P.O. Box 219, Fort Bayard, N.M. 88026, or to the Gila Regional Medical Center Auxiliary, 1313 32ndSt., Silver City, N.M. 88061. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Schmidt: Edward Francis, 71, born Oct. 11, 1918, in Raton, died in Albuquerque on June 24. He grew up in El Paso, Texas, and graduated from Austin High school, marrying Jane Harvie on July 29, 1939. He was employed by Mountain Bell for 35 years, beginning as a lineman. Mr. Schmidt was stationed in Gallup and the northern New Mexcio area through World War II. After the war, he served as manager in Clayton, transferring to Silver City in 1950 where he served as manager for 15 years. He retired in Albuqerque as state benefit administrator for Mountain Bell. Mr. Schmidt devoted much of his life to community service throughout the state. He began with 20-30 Club work in Gallup where his association with Golden Gloves tournaments started. He served as president of the Silver City Lions Club, was a member of Toastmasters and the vestry of Church of the Good Shepherd, and served on the state board of directors for Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He was proud to have been instumental in the establishment of the shcool for the mentally retarded in Silver City. In Albuquerque, he served on the Chaparral Girl Scout Council, worked for several years with the Elks Clown Unit, and continued his lifelong affiliation with the chamber of commerce by traveling with the Albuquerque Roadrunners. Mr. Schmidt leaves his wife of 50 years, Jane, and thier children Carol and Gary Overturf of San Marino, Calif., and Pat and Dan Salars of Ras Tanura, Saudi Arabia. The Schmidts have five granddaughters, Daphne Phillips, Jennifer, Cyndi and Cathy Salars, and Anne Overturf. A Memorial service was held in St. John's Cathedral Chaple in Albuquerque on July 1.

SCHMITT: Ethel Hagan Schmitt was born May 24, 1904, to John Alexander and Malissa Jackson Hagan of Giles County, Pulaski Post Office, Tenn. She was one of nine children. The Hagans owned and worked a large farm in rural Tennessee. .She lived through 95 of the most exciting years in recorded history. She saw the begin- ning of the 20th century from the vantage of a farm, became a pioneer in women's education, and watched as her son walked on the moon. She never considered her education to be complete. Schooling included a one-room, country school- house in Stella, Tenn. She told stories of how the pupils "out-learned" the teachers and were promoted to a two- room school even farther from their homes. In the case of the Hagan family, that meant driving miles by horse and buggy. Cold, snow or even high water seldom kept the children from school. After two years of high school and two years of college at Martin College boarding school in Pulaski, graduating in 1923, she began her teaching career in two-room schools in Lawrence County, Tenn. There, she taught grades one through four and then grades five through eight, serving also as a principal for a country school. She then taught elementary geography at Kingsport, Tenn., while she attended summer school at George Peabody College, now part of Vanderbuilt University in Nashville. She ultimately received her bachelor of science, she was per- suaded that she should be the first Peabody graduate to teach in the state of New Mexico. Thus, she arrived in Silver City in September 1928 to join the education department of New Mexico State Teacher's College, now Western New Mexico University, in Silver City. She served as one of four critic teachers at the Training School, teaching fifth- and sixth-graders as well as col- lege students who were planning on teaching careers. She kept up with many of her students and several would go out of their way to contact -her through the years, including a number who recently visited her in her home. At the time of her arrival from El Paso, Texas, in one of Parish's motorized "stages," Silver City was lit- tle more than a cow town that also served the local mining camps. There was no natural gas, few electrical appliances, and a limited amount of water. Bullard Street had recently become the first paved street in the town. She was in demand as a speaker during her later years, reminiscing on her life and early times in the Grant County area as well as her passion for nature, particu- larly Southwestern flora. She married Dr. Harrison Ashley Schmitt (Ph.D.), a mining geologist from Mankato, Minn. The marriage cere- mony took place in Nashville's Immanuel Bap- tist Church on Oct. 19, 1929, her parents' 37th wedding anniversary. At the time of their marriage, Mr. Schmitt served as chief geologist for the New Jersey Zinc Mining Co., but was headquartered in Hanover. The couple arrived in New York City on a combined wedding and busi- ness trip Oct. 24, 1929, or "Black Thursday," the day of the famous "1929 Crash" of the stock market and the be- ginning of the Great Depression. Their first horr was at the Empire Zinc Mining Co.'s camp at Hanover In January 1931, M Schmitt started a consulting business with an office in E Paso's Mills Building wit Mrs. Schmitt as field asistant, typist, proofreader, an manuscript critic. He wrote many scientific articles for mining magazines during the Depression. Mrs. Schmitt always said, "They rode the depression of the 1930s to the bottom." In April 1933 when their first child Alexandra, was 1 year old they gave up the El Paso office and moved back to (hi mining camp house they had left two years before. The family, now including a son Harrison Hagan, born in 1935, moved to the Silver Heights area of Silver City in 1937. A daughter, Paula, died of pneumonia in January 1939 at the age of 15 months. In 1943, with an- other daughter, Armena, born in 1940, the Schmitt’s moved to the final family home, north of Silver City on Cottage San Road. The .couple maintained his consulting office there until he lied, in 1966. Mrs. Schmitt wrote and in 1993 self-pubished "By jingos and Dadgum — A Farmhouse members (1867-1920)," a memoir of the Hagan family and her early life, which has been enjoyed by her family and friends. In this memoir, the family home, speaking For Ethel, says: . "Alone I stand, a house with reflections and expectations of my life and the people who have been a part of me. Tomorrow I'll be sold for the third or fourth time at a public sale. ... A pleasant autumn breeze has suddenly changed to an early winter wind. I find myself drowsily rocking; my frame is weak, bottom and beam joists have degenerated. Houses grow old like people from weight of memories and deterioration. Creaking joints, fallen arches and rusty elbows make me admit that 1 am old ... no dog warns of an approaching friend or stranger . "The hound dog, Brewster, refused to accept any other house as home. How many times he was given away or how many miles he  was taken 1 could not estimate, but he always found his way back. I literally vibrated with pride each time I felt the thump of his weary tail on my porch as if an Olympic feat had been accomplished. His last long walk was from beyond Pulaski for 20 miles or more. He sighed and I buckled with relief when the Cap'n said that it was not honorable to deprive him of his beloved home and he would not be given away again ... "The dog that 1 remember best, of course, was the last one, Ole Alice. She seemed almost human by under- standing what was said to her. If goats got from their field Lissie might say, 'Those goats are in the wrong field again.' Without another word, Alice would be off like a flash, not to re- turn until the last goat was where it belonged...." Mrs. Schmitt is survived by Alexandra and Bob Decker of Alamo, Calif., Harrison H. Schmitt and his wife, Teresa Fitzgibbon, of Albuquerque, and Armena and George Franks of Tucson, Ariz.; four grandchildren, Janis (Chris) Murphy of Carlsbad, Calif., Linda (Steve) Merriam of Pleasant Hill, Calif., and Maggie and Hagan Franks of Tucson; and three great-grandchildren, Kirk and Caitlin Murphy, and Sean Merriam. Also surviving is her youngest sister, Bernice Mobley of Athens, Ala. Graveside services at the Masonic Cemetery in Silver City will be held today at 2 p.m. As honorary pallbearers, the family appoints every friend who ate at her table, crossed her threshold, or learned from her life. Also honored are the caregivers who made her final years more comfortable: Dora Madero, Theodora Quintero, Irma Rodriquez, Lydia Diaz, Janice Scott, Betty Hunt and j Gloria Zamora. Mrs. Schmitt hoped that, in lieu of flow- ers, contributions be given to the Methodist Home, P.O. Box 5010, Waco, TX 76708- 9989 and the Gila Regional Medical Center Hospice, in care of Wanda Hall, 1313 E. 32nd, Silver City, NM 88061. Bright Funeral home in charge of

Mrs. Annora Schmucker, 82, died Sunday at the horme of her daughter Mrs Del Reese at Cliff. Besides her daughter other survivors are three sons and five grandchildren. Funeral services were held Tuesday at 10 am, at the Curtis Mortuary chapel. The remains were sent to Shrlner, Texas, for burial

SCHNEIDER: Ruth W Schneider, 73, a former Siver City resident, passed away Saturday, Dec. 5 her home in Tucson, Ariz. A memorial service is scheduled for 2 in the after Thursday at St. Matthe Lutheran Church, 1921 Mitchell, in El Paso, TX. She was born Nov. 14, 1925 in Detroit, and moved ~to Paso in 1946, when married Harry Schneider native El Pasoan. resided in El Paso for years, then retired to SH\ City. Recently, they spent winters in Tucson. She survived by her husband 52 years, Harry 0. Schneider of the home; children, SLI and Alex McLean of Aust: Texas, Phillip Schneider El Paso, Dianne and Bill Yallalee of Garland, TX; and Cookie and Pat Laffler of El Paso; grandchildren Eric and ;Shawn Frye, .J~ and Nick Kenney, Phillip McLean, Chris and Sara Yallalee, Laura Pàrkinse Michael Nelson and Bric Laffler; and great-grandchildren, Paul; Allyssa and Dv lan Frye, and Matthew Kenney. In accordance with he wishes; the family requests in lieu of flowers donations be sent to the America Cancer Society’ in care Baca’s Funeral Chapck P.O. Box 2328, Silver Cit\ NM 88062. Entrusted the care of Baca’s Funera Chapels, U.S. 180 East Delk Drive. Phone ~ 2334

Schimmel: John Schimmel, 76, of Lordsburg passed away Wednesday at Gila Regional Medical Center in Silver City. Funeral services will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Lordsburg Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. David Bonnell officiating. Interment will follow in Mountain View Cemetery in Lordsburg. Family members selected Lordsburg Funeral Home to serve them.

SCHOELLHAMMER: Floyd Edward Schoellhammer, 85, of Cliff passed away Thursday, Dec. II, at Horizon Southwest. A memorial service will he held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Cliff with the Rev. David F. Globe officiating. He was born Jan. 26,1912, in Cleveland to Edward and Martha (Cavil) Schoellhammer Mr. Schoellhammer served in the Navy in World War II. He was preceded in death by hj. parents and his first wife, Ida May. He is survived by his wife, Eunice, of Cliff; hi~ daughter. Caroline (Stan) Murphey of Apple Valley. Calif.; two granddaughters, Anne M. Ott and Julie Bow-den; one great-grandson, Aaron Ott; his stepson, F.R. McMurry of Redmond, Wash.; and a stepdaughter, Colleen Johnson of Redmond. Bright Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

SCHOELLHAMMER: Floyd Edward Schoellhammer, 85, of Cliff passed away Thursday at Horizon Southwest. He was born Jan. 26, 1912, in Cleveland to Edward and Martha (Cavil) Schoelihammer. He served in the U.S. Navy in World War H. He was preceded in death by his parents and his first wile, Ida May. He is survived by his wile, Eunice, of Cliff; his daughter, Caroline (Stan) Murphey of Ap1ple Valley, Calif.; and two granddaughters, Anne M. Ott and Julie Bowden, a greatgrandson, Aaron Ott, his stepson, F.R, McMurry, and a stepdaughter, Colleen Johnson, of Redmond, Wash. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at a later date at the Trinity Prespeterian Church in Cliff, with the Rev David Goble officiating. Entrusted to Bright.

Scholle: Carl Frederick Ward "Buck" Scholle, 77, a lifetime Silver City resident, entered life eternal early Monday morning in Silver City. He was born March 7, 1915, in Silver City to Carl Frederick Ward and Margaret Henry Griswold Scholl. He attended schools locally and worked for Chino Mines. He retired from Chino in June, 1977 after more than 40 years of service. He was a life member of Silver City Lodge No. 8 Ancient Free and Accepted Masons. Calling hours were from 2-6 p.m. Wednesday at Baca's Funeral Chapels. The funeral service was held there this afternoon at 2. The Rev. James D. Wilson of the Episcopal Church ofthe Good Shepherd officiated. Concluding services followed at the Silver City Masonic Cemetery with Silver City Lodge No. 8 AF&AM conducting the graveside service. Survivors include a brother, John Henry Scholl, and his wife, Irene; a son, Carl W. Scholl, and his wife, Barbara of Silver City; three grandchildren, La Wanda Wold of Albuquerque, Sue Ann Culbertson of Farmington and Carl Frederick (Ward) Scholle of Bremerton, Wash.; and six great-grandchildren, Jennifer, Karen and Rachel Wold, Becky and Ryan Culbertson, and A.J. Scholle. Pallbearers were Wilburn Ashcraft, Dean Battishill, Jack Snodgrass, Jack Davis, Allen Peterson and Hal Day. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

SCHRADER: Bettie Jane Schrader, 66, of Silver City passed away Wednesday, April 14, at her residence. Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Fort Bayard National Cemetery. She was born March 17, 1933, in Los Angeles, the daughter of Kenneth Wallace Hennings and Blance Scales Hennings. Mrs. Schrader married Ronald James Schrader on Aug. 27, 1966, in Los Ange- les. She is survived by her husband; one daughter, Sherry Wall, and her hus- band, Doug, of Manassas, Va.; a son, Owen Tate of Santa Cruz, Calif.; three grandchildren, Jacob Tate of Silver City, and Candance Wall and John Wall, both of Manassas; and one brother, Bill Wallace of Palm Springs, Calif. Mrs. Schrader was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Bob Wallace. She was born and raised in Southern Califor- nia. She retired from GTE in 1988, when she and her hus- band moved to Silver City. She enjoyed cooking, hiking, and taking care of her family. Memorial donations may be made to the Gila Regional Medical Center Oncology Department, 1313 32nd St., Silver City, NM 88061. Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Schrader: George W. Schrader, 72, a resident of Silver City, died Wednesday at Gila Regional Medical Center. Mr. Schrader, a 10-year resident of Silver City, was born Feb. 8, 1923 in Wellsville, N.Y. to William and Clara Schrader. He was a welder by trade. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Allie (Fitch) Schrader of the home; his two sons, Michael R. Schrader of Arenas Valley and George W. Schrader Jr. and his wife, Kaye of Douglasville, Ga.; his two daughters, Donna Jean Renier of Sockapee, Minn and Connie H. Schrader of Two Rivers, Minn.; his brother, Dutch Schrader of Pensylvania; his three sisters, Gladus Irtwine of Baltimore, Md., Annie Femila of Whitesville, N.Y. and Grace Edwards of Wellsville; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Cremation has taken place with Mimbres Crematorium and no other services are pending. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Schrader: Karl-Friedrich Schrader, 27, a German citizen living in Smyrna, Ga., died Saturday as a result of a motorcycle accident at Acklin Hill, NM 90. Funeral services will be held at a later date in Germany. Local arrangements are by the Wheeler Funeral Home.

SCHROEDER: Helen Schroeder, long-time resident of Silver City, died in a Seattle, Wash., retirement home on March 3, 1986. Mrs. Schroeder was born in Bessemer, Ala., on Nov. 26, 1895 and spent her childhood in Georgetown, Ky. She attended the University of New Mexico where she earned teaching credentials. She taught for a short time in Tyrone. She met and married Dr. Robert Schroeder who was on the medical staff at Fort Bayard. In 1923, she and Dr. Schroeder moved to Denver, Cob., when he returned to private practice. Dr. Schroeder died in 1935. She returned to Silver City in 1960 to care for her term iriaIl~ ill sister, Ruth Myra, who was in th~ music department at Western New Mexico University. Mrs. Schroeder was a longstanding member of the Wacky Club, was a championship bridge player, a talented pianist, and was a part-time worker at the Silver City Library. In retirement, she often spoke of how much she missed seeing the Kneeling Nun from her picture windows in the Barentine Apartments. Mrs. Schroeder is survived by a son, Robert Henry Schroeder of Seattle; a daughter, Sally Schneider of San Mateo, Calif.; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Schroeder: Charles A. Schroeder Jr., infant son of Charles A. andDorothy Schroeder Sr., died last Wednesday at home in Vanadium. Rosary recitation was held at 6 p.m. Thursday and Christian Prayers for Children were held Friday at 9:30 a.m. Both services were held in the Curtis-Bright Chapel with the Rev. Father VincentCalderon officiating. Interment followed in the Hurley Cemetery. Arrangements were by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Edward A. Schroer, former mill, superintendent of ‘the Chlno Mines Division of Kennecótt Copper Corporation, died in El Paso August 2: He was 67. A native: of St Louis, Mr. Schroer spent most of his life in the’ mining industry and -headed the Chino milling department from 1948 until his retirement Jan. 1, 1958. Since that time, he had made his home in El Paso. He is -survived by his wife, Mrs. Rose Schroer; a daughter, Mrs. C. A. Hanigan, Jr., and three grandchildren,’all of El Paso. Mr. Schroer, attended the Missouri School of Mines and obtained his f1rst mining job in 1915 with the Butte-Superior Mining Company in Butte Mont. In 1921 he was married to the former Rose Duwe in Dillon Mont. and the following year they moved to Hurley where they made their home until Shroer’s retirement. Starting as head sampler in the mill Schroer held -a variety jobs. in the department, becoming general mill-foreman in 1937 and assistant mill superintendent in 1948. He was a member of the Masonic and Odd Feilows lodges. Funeral services were held at the Harding and Ore Funeral Chapel in El Paso, with the Rev H. U. Helninger officiating. Hurley Lodge No 55, AF&AM. conducted graveside services in Restlawn Cemetery. Active pallbearers were Ray Moore. M M McGee, 0. A. Riley. Sam Sstearman, F D Thayer ;and L. E. Whitham. Honorary pallbearers were W. H. Cann, J E Cooper, K. C. Essary. J. P. Ford, L H Fuller, F C Green, W. B. Rickinan, B. C. Jacobs. L. L Kelly. John King. Prank Lea, P.A. Lemke, B. A. Robbins, C. A. Shinn. E. A. Sloven, P. E. White and James Wilson.

Mrs. Mary Anna Schroeter, 65, widow of the late T. H. Schroeter, of Bayard, passed away last Thursday at Hillcrest General Mrs. Schroeter was a resident of Bayard for 44 years. She was a charter member of the Bayard Methodist Church and was a member of the Robert Taper chapter of the Rebekahs at Bayard. She was also a member of the Tyrone Chapter, Order of Eastern Star, of which she was a past worthy matron. Survivors of the deceased are two daughters, Mrs. Caroline White of Albuquerque and Mrs. Frances White of Silver City; a son, Theodore Schroeter, Jr. of Silver City; eight grandchildren; and four brothers, J. Frank McDonald of El Paso, Jessie McDonald of Smithville, Tex., Alton McDonald and Fred McDonald of Los Angeles. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Curtis Mortuary chapel. Conducting the rites were the Rev. Jesse Watson, of the Bayard Methodist Church and the Rev. Harold E. Johnson, of Santa Rita Community Church. Serving as pallbearers were Lewis Vencille, Virgil Byrd, Baxter Evatt, Bob Porter, Earl Atkins and William Russell. Burial was in the Masonic cemetery. Members of the Tyrone Eastern Star Chapter held ritualistic committal graveside services.

Ted H. Schroeter, 68, well known Bayard lumberman and retired employee of Chino Mines Division, Kennecott Copper Corp., passed away at his home last Thursday, following a heart attack. ‘He had resided in Gant County for 48 years. Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Mary Anna Sehroeter two daughters, Mrs Frances White, Silver City and Mrs. Carolyn Wilson, Albuquerque and a son, Ted, Jr, Silver City, and eight grandchildren, Funeral services were held Saturday at the Curtis Mortuary chapel. Conducting the rites were the ‘Rev. L. J. Crenshaw of the Bayard Methodist Church, and the Rev. Harold F, Johnson of the Santa Rita Community church. The ritualistic rites were held at the Masonic cemetery by members of the Tyrone Lodge of Masons.

The widley known and highly respected Theodore H. Schroeter, Jr., of Bayard Die

Mrs. Marvel K. Scherotter, 71, of Silver City died Saturday. May 14, in Providence Hospital. El Paso, Texas. She was preceded in death by her husband Sam Scherotter and older son Howard I. Scherotter. Mrs. Scherotter had been in business in Grant County with her late husband since 1938. They first operated a grocery store in Wimsattville. Later they opened a dry goods store in Bayard. They were in business there until 1948 when they moved their business to 500 North Bullard Street in Silver City. Mrs. Scherotter continued operating the Bullard Street store after her husband’s death in 1971 until her retirement in 1975. Since retirement, she has traveled extensively including a trip to the Caribbean and a trip to Hawaii which she was forced to shorten because of illness. The highly regarded business woman and community leader was a member of Temple Mt. Sinai, El Paso, and participated in a wide range of activities in this area, including the Order of Eastern Star, the Silver City/Grant County Chamber of Commerce, the American Cancer Society, the American Legion Auxiliary, the Business and Professional Women’s Club, the Silver City Woman’s Club, the American Association of Retired Persons and Soroptomists. She was an active worker against polio and cancer. Survivors include son Gary Schcrotter, Palm Springs, Calif; daughter-in law Alice Scherotter, the widow of her son Howard, El Paso, Texas; a brother David Gebs,’ McLean, Virginia; á’sister Pauline Wynn~, Hawthorne, Calif; grand. Sons Milton Scherotter of El Paso. Daniel and Michael Scherotter of Palm Springs and one great grandson Chad Scherotter. Services were held on Tuesday, May 17, in the Harding-Orr and -McDaniel Montana Avenue Chapel, El Paso, Rabbi Edward L. Cohn officiating. Interment was at Mt. Sinai Cemctery, El Paso.

SCHUERGER: Cremation of Walter Scheurger, 80, of west of Deming will take place and no other services ire planned. Schuerger died Sunday at Mimbres Memorial Hospital. Schuerger was born in Frankfurt, Germany, then came to the United States, where he retired from Rockefeller University. He was married to Vera Schuerger, who preceded him in death. He was a member of the Shrine organization and a member of Ruth Chapter Order of the Eastern Star. Arrangements are by Baca's Funeral Chapels and Mimbres crematory.

Schuessler: Marvin Herbert Schuessler, 66, of Gila died Monday at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born July 17, 1924, in Fredericksburg, Texas, and had been a Grant County resident since 1968. He was a retired ironworker and cowboy and a member of the Texas Ironworkers Union. Calling hours will be held tonight from 5-7 at Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. Graveside funeral services will be held Thursday mroning at 10 in the Mesa Cemetery in Gila with the Rev. David Goble officiating. Survivors include his wife, Betty Schuessler of Gila; three sons, Dwayne Schuessler of Spicewood, Texas, Hollis Schuessler of San Simon, Ariz., and Travis Schuessler of Gila; a daughter, Judy Owens of Llano, Texas;and five grandchildren. Casket bearers will be Hollis Schuessler,Monte Rooks, Clarence Hooker, Jerry Monzingo, Gerald Monzingo and Travis Schuessler. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Schuessler: Travis Clark Schuessler, 23, a resident of Gila, entered into rest Thursday at his residence. He was born Nov. 12, 1971 in Silver City to Marvin Herbert and Betty Estelle Clark Schuessler. He was a 1991 Cliff High School graduate, a member of the Future Farmers of America and a member of the North American Hunting Association. He was a quiet, gentle young man who loved hunting and fishing. Calling hours will be from 3-5 p.m. Sunday in Baca's Funeral Chapels. Graveside funeral service will be held Monday morning at 10 in the Cliff-Gila Mesa Cemetery with Pastor Walter Huber of the Gila Valley Baptist Church officiating. Survivors include his mother, Betty Schuessler of Gila; two brothers, Dwayne and Hollis Schuessler of Austin, Texas; a sister, Judy Schuessler of Llano, Texas; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Marvin Schuessler in 1990. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

‘Elks funeral rites were conducted Saturday, at ‘3 p. in.. at the Cox Mortuary chapel for Adolph’ Schutz, .who died last ‘Thursday at Fort Bayard ‘Veterans ‘hospital. Many friends of the World War I veteran attend. .ed the rites. Also attending the; funeral were a•, brother, ‘Leo Schultz of Santa Fe, and a daughter, Jerry, of California Burial took place in the Schutz family plot in Masonic cemetery, with commital rites at the grave by Elks Lodge Officers, He was a member of the Silver City lodge for many years,. Pallbearers were w, J Brent, ,E. W. Ward, Walter Bourland, Arcadio Carrillo EArnst Wischman andTom Wallace

Word has been received by relatives of the death, Sept. 14, of Mrs. Edward G. Shultz, 78, after a long illness in a Santa Monica, Calif., hospital. “Katie,” as she was known to’ her many friends, was the last surviving child of the pioneer W. J. Wamel family of Luna and Hidalgo counties. She was born in old Shakespeare, April 20, 1890, and was educated In the Deming public schools and in’ the Boston and Chicago Conservatories of Music. She taught piano and violin lessons first in Deming and then In El Paso, Tex., where she was married to Edward G. Shultz of Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1930. They had one son, E. G.. Shultz II, Who with his wife arid two children lives in Bellevue, Wash. Sometime after the death of her husband in 1961, Mrs. Shultz ,moved to west Los Angeles. Services will be held there, at a funeral home, after which t h e body will be sent to Cincinnati where graveside services will be conducted. at the cemetery in Cleves, Ohio, burial and birth: place of Mr. Shultz. Memorial services for Mrs. Shultz are planned at 3 p.m. Sunday at the First Presbyterian Church In Fleming. It is suggested that those who care to do so make contributions to the memorial funds at either the First Presbyterian Church of Deming or to the Fleming Public Library.

Schultz: Gus Schultz, 63, former Silver City dance instructor, passed away Feb. 25 at St. John, Ariz. He is survived by four children. Funeral services were held Feb. 27 from the Church of the Latter Day Saints in Eager, Ariz.

Mrs Edna Schumpelt principal at stout Jr high school left with her family early Sunday for Odessa Tx after receiving word of the death of her sister Mrs Bruce Hart. Mrs Hart taught school in Silver City In 1925-30, before her marriage. She was then MIss Mabel Edmonson., She Is survived by her husband; Mr. Edmunson; a brother, Wesley Edmon.of Houston and a half-sister. Mrs Beulah Taylor, Little Rock, Ark. Funeral services ‘will be held at I a.m. Tuesday In Colorado City, Tex.

Schumpelt: Edgar George "Curly" Schumpelt, age 76, died WednesdayJuly 15, in Silver City. He was born March 31, 1905, in Harper, Tex., but was a resident of New Mexico most of his life. He lived since 1951 in Silver City, where he was a long time associate of the Hamilton Roofing Co. Mr. Schumpelt later owned and operated his own firm, the E.G. Schumpelt Roofing Company. He served with the CB's of the U.S. Navy during W.W. II and was a member of the Elk's Club of Silver City. Mr. Schumpelt is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Eddy L.S. Peterson of Hinesville, Ga.; one son George W. Schumpelt of Cortez, Colo.; one sister, Valeska Ellebracht of Fredricksburg, Tex.; and three grandchildren. Services were held Monday, July 20, at 10 a.m. in the Curtis Bright Chapel under the joint direction of Rev. C.M. Henderson andthe Elk's Club. Burial followed in Ft. Bayard National Cemetery. Serving as active pallbearers were Jerry Yocum, Bill Russell, Jim McCauley, Layton Hunter, Ron Hall and A.G. Robinson. Serving as honorary pallbearers were Merredith Neal, Roland Ball, Cliff Reed,and George Gaylord. Arrangements by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

News was received Monday Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Bennett of the death in Ashland, Oregon. Aug 16, of Dr T. H Schutte a former member of the New Mexico Western College faculty where he served from 1938 to 1947 as head - of the department of Education. Following his retirement from the college faculty here, Dr. Schutte and Mr. Schutte went to Oregon to reside where he continued to teach part time. He had a long and successful career as an educator Some months ago, Dr. Schutte suffered a stroke from which he never recovered.

Death this morning at Bayard Vetrans ,hospital, where he had been a patient for the past eight- months, summoned Adolph Schutz’56, member of a -ploneer Silver Ciry family, ‘and veteran of World War-I.’ Be is’ Surv1ved by five’ brothers, Max, Edwin, ‘Leo, W1l1iam and :Salo, a sister, Mrs. J. F. Warren, Los Anges, and two married daughters residing In Calif. Funeral arrangements are pendlng at the Cox Mortuary with the funeral probably Saurday afternoon, conducted ,by the Sliver City, Elks Lodge of which. the desceased was a member.

Edwin "Babe Schutz, 77, died at his residence here in Silver City Sunday. Mr Schutz was a native of Silver City and had lived here all his life. He was a veteran of WW I serving in the Army. He was a life long member of the Silver City Elks Lodge No 413, a member of the Allinghan Golding Post No 18 of the American Legion. Mr Schutz was also an accomplished magician belomging to the Magicians Guild for many years. Survivors include one son, Edwin; two brothers, Max of Manhatten Beach CA and Leo of Santa Fe. Funeral services were held in the Curtis Bright chapel at 2pm Tuesday with internment following in the Masonic cemetery. Silver City Elks lodge No 413 conducted the funeral services with the Allington golding Post No 18 conducting military graveside services.

Word was received this week of the death Dec. .12 in Los Angeles of Salo Schutz, a former pioneer resident of Silver City. He was a member of the first Schutz’ family locating in Grant County in the 1880’s and embarking in the general merchandising business with a large department store. Mr. Schutz for many years was office manager of the M. F. Downes & Co. wholesale grocery firm, which was later absorbed by the Murray & Layne Company. He moved to California about 25 years ago. Surviving are his wife, ,two daughters and three brothers, Edwin Schutz, Silver City; Leo Schutz Santa Fe and William Schutz. Los Angeles. Funeral services were held .in Los .Angeles where burial took place.

SCHWARTZ: Fay Anna Schwartz, 76, a residence of the Homestead Health Care Center, Silver City, died early Monday morning. She was born July 23, 1909 in Deming and was a retired schoolteacher and an active member of the United Methodist Church. She was a graduate of the New Mexico State Teachers College, which is now Western New Mexico University, and taught school in Columbus for two years. She later moved to Fabens, Texas, where she taught school for 23 years. Visitation will be today from 2-8 p.m. In Baca’s Wheeler Funeral Chapels and graveside funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday afternoon in Mountain View Cemetery in Deming. The Rev. Van Bevill, pastor of the First Assembly of God Church, Si!ver City, will officiate. Survivors include her husband, Henry Schwartz of the home; a daughter, Marilyn Wright of Silver City; a son, James Chase Schwartz of San Antonio, a cousin,, Joyc Phillips of Deming; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Arrangements by Wheeler.

Julius Schwarz, former well-known Silver City resident, was. killed in a street accicident Nov. 21 in Long Beach, Calif., where he had lived since retirement about 20 years ago. Mr. Schwarz was a member of Masonic Lodge No. 8 of Silver City since June 2, 1905, and a life member of the Silver City Elks Lodge No. 413. He was made a life member of the Masonic Lodge in 1952. The deceased operated a men’s clothing store in Silver City for many years and in the early 1930’s, transferred his business operation to Lordsburg. He was born in Germany Feb. 2, 1880. Silver City’ survors are Mrs. E. W. Ward, a niece; Max and Lowell Cain and Mina Schiff, grand nieces. Max Schiff and Mrs. Ward are in Long Beach for funeral services.

Schwartz: Henry C. Schwartz, 95, a longtime resident of Luna County, died Friday, Feb. 9, in the Fort Bayard Medical Center. Visitation was today from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Baca's Funeral Chapel in Deming, and the graveside funeral service was this afternoon at 2 in Mountain View Cemetery in Deming, with the Rev. Van Bevill of the First Assembly of God Church of Silver City officiating. Mr. Schwartz was born Nov. 7, 1895, in Taylor, Texas, and had retired as a customs office collector. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served during World War I. He was a member of the Lions Club and the Allingham-Golding Post of the American Legion. Survivors include a son, James Chase Schwartz of San Antonio, Texas; a daughter, Marilyn Wright of Silver City; two brothers, Charlie Schwartz and Louie Schwartz, both of Taylor; three sisters, Beatrice Kerlin, Clara Becker and Frieda Becker, all of Taylor; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Fay Anna Schwartz. Baca's Funeral Chapel of Deming was in charge of arrangements.

Schwartz: In the death last Saturday at Long Beach, Calif. of Mrs. Renie Schwartz, wife of Julius Schwartz, another former Silver city pioneer was called to her final reward. Mr. and Mrs. Schartz lived in New Mexico many years and moved to California 15 years ago when he retired from business in Lordsburg, after a long and successful career which began at Mogollon more than 50 years ago, continued in Silver City and at Deming. Mrs. Schwartz was an aunt of Mrs. Clara Ward and Leo and Max Schiff of Silver City and several months ago visited them in Silver City. Funeral services were held Monday in Long Beach. Burial took place in a Los Angeles cemetery. Attending the funeral were Mrs. Ward and Leo Schiff.

Schwetz: John E. Schwetz, 84, a resident of Fort Bayard Medical Center, died Tuesday at Fort Bayard. He was born Oct. 24, 1911 in New York City to Jon and Mary Schwetz. He was Catholic by faith and was a self-employed handyman. He is survived by his wife, Grace E. Schwetz of Mesa, Ariz.; a daughter, Linda Richer, also of Mesa; his brother, Andrew Swetz of Connecticut; and his sister, Mary Schwetz of New Jersey. Cremation has taken place with Mimbres Crematorium. Entrusted to the care of Mimbres Crematorium and Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Dr. Harrison’ Schmitt, internationally known geologist, and resident of Silver City since 1926, died suddenly early Wednesday morning at the family suburban home on the Cottage San Road. His death came as a shock to his family and this community where lie was are active and outstanding citizen for many years. The career of Dr. Schmitt was devoted to his profession as a geologist in which he held a doctorate from the University of Wisconsin. He also was honored in recent years as the National Geoligist of the Year. Dr. Schmitt came to Grant County from Mexico, where he served as a geologist for a major mining Company, and became geologist for the Empire Zinc Company at Hanover, subsidiaries of New Jersey Zinc Co. Then’ after he became a consulting geologist for the major mining companies in New Mexico and Arizona and throughout the United States. For many years he had part in the great expansion of the metal mining industry in Grant County and the development of new mining companies in the Tucson area of Arizona which have become big producers and maintained an office in Tucson. During World War H. Dr. Schmitt did research work in Europe for the U S Government. During, his long residence in Silver City, he was active in civic affairs, He was a member of the Rotary Club for many years in which he held honorary membership. Also, he was a member of the American Mining Congres, the New Mexico Mining Association and the Nationional Geographic Society. In his professional work he was an authorIty on geology and an author of books on this subject. The death of Dr. Schmitt is a distinct loss to the mining world in which he was outstanding and his achievements contributed much to this industry and its great expansion in recent years. Immediate survivors are his wife, Ethel; two daughters, Armina and Sandra and a son,’ Harrison (Jackie) Schmitt, who two years ago was named as one of the United States astronoughts for the planned air space flight to the moon. The son holds a bachelor geology degree from Harvard University and has attained other high honors as a geologist, following in the footsteps of his illustrious father. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Curtis Mortuary.

SCOFIELD: Francis Webb Anderson Scofield, a resident of Albuquerque, formerly of Bayard, died at her home Thursday. She was born in Lovington on Aug. 13, 1918, to Christia and Willie Joe Webb. She is survived by a daughter, FlOis M~1Loji, and, her .ht~sband, ~obert,, of Aj~u~q4çrque; sons, Ralph and his wife, Kay, of Marshall, Mo., Jim and his wife, Barbara, of Los Alamo~, and Hal and his wife, Marcia, of Fort Worth, Texas; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her sisters, Flois LaDriere and her husband, Bert, of Las Cruces, and Jewel Anderson and her husband, Elmer, of Wenatchee, Wash.; and many aunts, nieces, nephews and close friends. She was a member of St. Stephens United Methodist Church and the Order of the Eastern Star. She lived for many years in Bayard and Las Cruces before moving to Albuquerque in 1983. She was preceded in death by her husband, James R. Anderson of Bayard, and her husband of 13 years, Harold E. Scofield of Las Cruces. A memorial service will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at St. Stephens United Methodist Church, 4601 Juan Tabo N.E., in Albuquerque. The family is asking that in lieu of flowers, remembrances be made in her name to Presbyterian Hospice Services, 8300 Constitution N.E., Albuquerque, NM 87110.

Scogin: Douglas L. Scoggin, 73, a resident of Silver City, passed away Thursday at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born May 19, 1922 in Clairmont, Texas to Allen and Carrie Bell Hopson Scogin. He entered the U.S. Army in April 1944 and served until May 1946 in Europe. For his military service, he was awarded the Good Conduct Medal, the Victory Medal, American Theater Medal, and European African Middle Eastern Occupation Medal. He was an avid sports fan and gardener and devoted much of his time to his grandchildren. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Anne Lee LaRue Scogin of the home; his son, Gary L. Scogin, and his wife, Jeannie of Salt Lake City, Utah; his daughter, Donna S. Brown and her husband, Dave of Silver City; a brother, Melvin Scoggin of Post, Texas; a sister, Allene Baker of Albuquerque; and his grandchildren, Kyle Scogin, Kari and Kassi Wilson, and Melissa and Wade Brown. He was preceded in death by his brother, Dave Scogin. The funeral service will begin at ten Monday morning at Baca's Funeral Chapels with David Strain officiating. Burial will follow at Fort Bayard National Cemetery with local veterans groups according military honors. Serving as casket bearers will be J.D. Womack, Aaron Dean, Virgil LaRue, T.W. LaRue, W.E. LaRue and Jay LaRue. Honorary bearers are Carl LaRue, Max Heminger, Earl Shore and JerryThompson. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Frank G. Scott, former resident of Cliff, died at his home In Deming Thursday morning, Sept. 10, after an illness of about three months. Mr. Scott had been with the State Highway Department for nearly 34 years. He was first employed by the department as a patrol foreman while residing in Cliff and was later promoted to maintenance superintendent, a position he held for 30 years. He moved to Deming in 1929 when the district office of the highway department was moved from Silver City. He was in charge of all maintenance and state construction for District No. 1 whIch covered the entire southwest quarter of New Mexico, including eight counties. His work and efficicncy in office was recently commended by the’district engineer for the Bureau of Public Roads and he was highly respected by his fellow employees; Mr. Scott was born May 4, in West Virginia and moved with his family to Cliff where one brother, John Scott, still resides. In addition to his.brother John, he Is survived by his widow, one son Francis and one., daughter, VerO; a brother Joe Scott and a sister Mrs. Jean MCloud, both of Wifleox, Ariz. Funeral services werç held Saturday from the Mahoney Funeral Home in Deining with the Rev, J. N, Whetstone of the Methodist Church officiafing. Burial was La Mouiitainvlew Cemetery.

Frank G. Scott, former resident of Cliff, died at his home In Deming Thursday morning, Sept. 10, after an illness of about ‘three months. Mr. Scott had been with the State Highway Department for nearly 34 years. He’ was first employed by the department as a, patrol foreman while residing in Cliff and was later promoted to maintenance superintendent, a position he held for 30’ years. He moved to Deming in 1929 when the district office of the highway department was moved from Silver. City.’ He was in’ charge of all maintenance, and state construction for District No. 1’ which covered the enttre south east quarter of New Mexico, including eight counties. His work and efficiency in office was recently commended by the district engineer for the Bureau of Public Roads and he was highly respected by his fellow employees. Mr. Scott was born May 4, in West Virginia, and ‘moved with his family to Cliff where one brother, John ‘Scott, still resides. In addition to his brother John, he Is survived by his widow, one ‘son Francis and one daughter, Vera; a brother Joe Scott and a ‘sister Mrs. ‘Jean McCloud, both of Wilcox, Ariz. Funeral services were held Saturday from the Mahoney Funeral Home ‘in Deming with the Rev. J. N. Whetstone of ‘the Methodist Church officiating. Burial was~ in Mountaln Vlew Cemetery.

Jacob C. Scott, 85, died Sunday, Feb. 22, in Reserve. Scott ‘is survived by his wife, a son Jake, and a daughter, Mrs. Don Harding, Interment was in Reserve.

Jacob C. Scott, mayor of Reserve since its incorporation in 1974, died Monday morning at his residence in Reserve. He was 58. The deceased had been under treatment for cancer for an extended period. Scott, a native of Reserve, was a long time business, community and political leader in Catron County. His work in these fields was recognized recently when the residents of Reserve held a Jake Scott Day, and the village council issued a proclamation setting aside February 19 as Jake Scott Day. He was cited for his service as Mayor of Reserve, long time service as Catron County Democratic chair. man, owner of Jake’s General Merchandise for 31 years, and serving as fire chief for 25 years. Scott was Democratic County Chairman at the time of his death. As mayor, the deceased was credited with obtaining a 5670,000 waste treatment plant for Reserve. He was a charter member of the Reserve Boosters Club founded in 1948, and a 35 year member of the Silver City Elks Lodge. Mr. Scott is survived by his wife, Mrs. Alice H. Scott of Reserve. one son, Ianson Scott of Springfield. Va., three daughters, Miss Shirley Scott of Albuquerque, Mrs. Jacqueline Fryar and Mrs. Terry Spurgeon, both of Reserve, and S grandsons, Craig and Randy Scott and Colby, Brandon and Eric Fryar. Survivors also include his mother, Mrs. Lula Scott of Silver~ City and one sister, Mrs. Donald Harding of: Portland, Oregon. Funeral services will be held today at 2 p.m. at the. Reserve High School Gymnasium with Elks Lodge #413, Silver City, conducting services. Interment will follow in the Reserve Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Lem Fryar, James 1. Rogers, Chuck Dinwiddie, Karl Kiehne, Junior Shellhorn and Micky Pew. Honorary pallbearers will be, Vidal Baca, Glen McCarty, Ramon Peralta, Hubert Falkner, èlarry Steen and Burnard Milligan. The family asks that donations be made to the American Cancer Society in lieu of flowers.

Airman second class Jimmy R. Scott, 24, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy N. Scott of 910 Pope Street, was among the 95 passengers and crew of the ill.fated plane which disappeared in the icy water’ in the Alaskan coast last night. Mrs. Roy Scott. Jimmy’s mother, was prostated with grief and a physician was summoned. Roy Scott, numb with shock, said he couldn’t say at this time what plans would be made for a memorial services. Melvin Scott, younger brother, who attends school at the institute of Mining in Socorro. was at home. but had no comment other than to ask for details as related in the accompanying Asscciated Press story. Airman Scott visited his parents in recent weeks before rèporting for assignment in Alaska. Another older brother, Charles, resides in El Paso, and a third brother, Bob, until recent months employed by the Frank Tatsch Construction Co., resides in Nevada and works as an estimator at Jackass Flats.

SCOTT: John R. Scott, 94, died Thursday morning at his residence in Riverside. Mr. Scott was born in Dillonvalle, Ohio, and was a resident of Riverside since 1913. He is survived by his wife, Becky Scott of Riverside; one daughter, Virginia Vanlaningham of Riverside; two grandchildren, Dorothy Minor and Mary Catlett, both of Boise, Idaho; two greatgrandchildren, Scott Catlett of Seattle, Wash., and Sandra Catlctt of Boise; and various nephews and nieces. Graveside funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Mesa Cemetery in Gila with the Rev. David F. Gohie officiating. Serving as pallbearers will be Willis Dickerson, Harold Clark, Shirl Reese, Richard Dinwiddic, Clyde Reed and Wesley Brown. IHonorary pallbearers will be all of his friends.

SCOTT: Kathryn A. SCOtt, 76, a former Silver City resident, died Dec. 14 in Tucson, Ariz. Mrs. Scott Was born Nov. 17, 1908 in Grand Junction, Coin. She moved to Tucson from Silver Cit~’ about five years ago. In Silver City, Mrs. Scott was a member of the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd. She is survived by a daughter, Kathleen Homer, and grandchildren, Scott and Karyn Horner of Tucson; and a sister, Beatrice Padgett of Berkeley, Calif. morial services were held Wednesday at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Tucson with burial following. friends may send donations to St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 9071 E Old Spanish Trail Tucson, Ariz.

M. D. (Scotty) Scott retired businessman who, moved to Silver City approximately four’years ago from Houston, Tex, suffered a fatal heart attack Thursday In Alamogordo. Mr. Scott and his wife were returning to their Silver CIty home after attending the N e w Mexico Farm and Livestock Bureau convention, which was held at Ruidoso when he was stricken. Funeral arrangements were made with the MullIns-Harnilton Funeral Home in Alamogordo to’ send the body by plane to Tehiequah, OkIa., for burial services. Immediate survivors of the deceased include his widow, Mrs. Kathrine Scott of Silver City; a daughter; a sister and two brothers; and two grandchlldren.

Mrs. Lula D. Scott, who came to Reserve from Texas in 1915, passed away September 7. Mrs. Scott, 86, died at the Resthaven Nursing Home in Silver City. She and her husband operated a grocery store in Reserve until her husband died in 1953. She was a member of the Reserve Women’s Club. Mrs. Scott was the mother of Jake Scott, prominent in Catron County business and political affairs, and was the first and only mayor of Reserve until his death in May of this year. Mrs. Scott is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Hermie Harding of Aloha, Oregon, seven grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren; also surviving is one sister, Mrs. Maude Myers, Bloomington. Texas, and numerous nieces and nephew. Graveside services were held Friday, September 9, at the Reserve Cemetery with Reverend Haftld Dykstra of the Reserve-Community Presbyterian Church officiating.

Mrs. Phyllis Scott the former Phyllis McLaughlin, and sister of Mrs Herman Uhli of Silver City, Ipassed away Sunday of a heart attack suffered at her home in Missoula Mont. Mrs Scott was born and in Silver city and a member of a pioneer family. In recent years she had residend in Montana where her husband David O Scott is with the U. S. Forest Service, Besides the sister in Silver City, Mrs. Scott is survived by her husband; two daughters Julia and Jean; a son, David, Jr., and a brother, William C. McLaughlin, Napa Calif. Funeral arrangements are pending In Missoula, awaiting the arrival of the son from Alaska.

Roy N Scott, 56, a retired Silver City automobile mechanic who had resided here the peat several years, died Tuesday at Hillcrest General Hospital. Survivrors are his wife, Mrs. Lillian Scott: three sons, CharIes of El Paso; Bob of Las Vegu, NM and Melvin of Socorro; four grandchildren and a sister, Mrs. Juersia LaurIe of Big Spring, Tex., and a half brother, William Payne of Port Arthur, Tex., and a half sister Mrs Lily Montgomery, of Odessa Tx. Funeral services will be held at 10 am today at the Curtis Mortuary chapel. The rites will be cucted by the Rev Kennethd, pastor of the First Mehodist Church. Burial will take place, in the Silver City cemetery.

Scott: Becky E. Scott, 92, of Cliff, died Saturday in the Gila Regional Medical Center in Silver City. She was born in Carlsbad in 1896 and had moved to Cliff in 1912 at the age of 16. She married John R. Scott and together they made Cliff their home. She had worked as a homemaker for her family and had also spent 18 years with the Cliff school system as a cook for the school. She is survived by one daughter, Virginia Van Laningham of Cliff; one sister, May Wills of Tucson, Ariz.; one brother, Ben Smith of Globe, Ariz.; two grandchildren, Dorothy Minor and Mary Catlett, both of Boise, Idaho; and two great-grandchildren, Scott Catlett and Sandra Catlett, both of Boise. Becky Scott was preceded in death by her husband, John R. Scott, on March 7, 1985. Graveside services will be held on Wednesday at 10 a.m. in the Mesa Cemetery at Cliff. Officiating will be the Rev. David Goble of the First Presbyterian Church of Silver City. Serving as pallbearers will be Frank Goble, Clyde Reed, Richard Dinwiddie, Dale McCauley, Wayne Dickerson and Harold Clark. Honorary pallbearers will be all of her many friends. Arrangements are with the Wheeler Funeral Home.

Scott: Clida B. Scott, 95, died Wednesday in Silver City. Mrs. Scott was a resident of Grant County since 1938 and was a member of the Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charlie Scott, in 1962. She is survived by a son, Herman Scott of Stillwater, Okla.; three grandchildren, Peggy Walton of Las Vegas, Nev., Dorothy Kelly of Stillwater, and Jan Matthews of Sunnyvale, Calif.; and 11 greatgrandchildren. Graveside services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. in Memory Lane Cemetery with the Rev. David F. Goble officiating. Arrangements are by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Scott: Elbert W. "Scotty" Scott, 51 died suddenly Saturday in Reserve. He was born Jan. 31, 1938, in Hachita, to Noah A. and Evilyn Marie Scott. He was the owner of Scott Electric Inc. in Silver City; was a member of the Electrical Board of the New Mexico Construction Industries Commission; was a member of the Silver City Grant County Economic Development Corp.; and was elected Man of the Year in 1985 for his dedication in helpng to establish an industrial park in Grant County. He graduated from Western New Mexico University in 1972 and started his electrical contracting business at that time. Prior to that time, he had been a well driller in Deming, where he was raised and attended school, and he also served in the New Mexico National Guard and the U.S. Army. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the First United Methodist Church in Silver City. The Rev. J. Gorton Smith of Silver City will officiate. Interment will follow in Memory Lane Cemetery in Silver City. Survivors include his wife, Judy, of Silver City; two sons, Steven of Los Angeles, and Dan and his wife, Lorena, of Pocatello, Idaho; 10 brothers and sisters, Noah Anthony Scott Jr. of Miami, Ariz., Marshall C. Scott of Moreno Valley, Calif., Eunice Gene Mosher and Jewel Scott of Las Cruces, Frederic Jerry Scott, Wayne Phillip Scott and June Koffordof Albuquerque, Kathy Marlowe of Arlington, Va., James Scott of Washington, D.C., and Christena Scott of Deming; one uncle, Edward J.Scott of Vista, Calif.; three aunts, Ethel Gauthier and Beulah Vaughan of Animas, and Margaret Winn of Oregon; and 12 nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother, Evilyn Scott, in February of this year; his father, Noah A. Scott Sr.; and three brothers, Edward James Scott, David Leon Scott and Jonathan Luke Scott. Casket bearers will be Steven Scott, Dan Scott, William C. "Toddy" Wright, William C. Wright Jr., Dean Sippy and Steven Bearup. Honorary bearers will be his brothers. The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Silver City Gospel Mission, P.O. Box 5198, Silver City, N.M. 88062. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Scott: Evilyn Marie Scott, 75, a longtime resident of Deming, died Friday. Services were this afternoon at 2:30 in the First Baptist Church in Deming with the Rev. Radford Hutcheson and the Rev. Howard Marsh officiating. Interment was in Mountain View Cemetery in Deming. She was born May 24, 1913, in Animas, and was a homemaker. She was a resident of Deming since 1948 and was a member of the First Baptist Church. Survivors include six sons, Noah Anthony Scott of El Paso, Texas, Marshall C. Scott of Moreno Valley, Calif., Elbert W. Scott of Silver City, Frederick Jerry Scott and Wayne Phillips Scott, both of Albuquerque, and James Scott of Italy; five daughters, Eunice G. Mosher and Jewel Scott, both of Las Cruces, June Kossord of Albuquerque, Kathy Marlowe of Washington, D.C., and Christina Scott of Deming; two brothers, Richard Dunagan of Ruidoso and Monroe Dunagan of Moreno Valley; three sisters, Ethel Gauthier and Beulah Vaughn, both of Animas, and Margaret Winn of Redmond, Ore.; 14 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Noah A. Scott Sr., and by three sons, Edward James Scott, David Leon Scott and Jonathan Luke Scott. Memorials may be made to the New Mexico Baptist Children's Home in Portales. Baca's Funeral Chapels is in charge of arrangements.

Scott: Hazel Lorane Scott, 69, died Tuesday morning in Memorial General Hospital in Las Cruces. Mrs. Scott was born March 21, 1920, in Little Rock, Ark., to William L. and Gladys Thomas Wharton. She has been a resident of Silver City since 1970, coming from Cottonwood, Ariz. She was a past commander of Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary Unit 1; was past state chaplain for the Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary; was a member and past commander of the Veteran of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary; was past noble grand of the Cactus Rebekah Lodge; and was a member of the Arenas Valley Baptist Church. Calling hours will be this evening from 4-7 in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. Funeral services will be Saturday at 2, also in Baca's Hillcrst Funeral Chapels, with the Rev. Don Atchley officiating. Concluding services will be in the Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Survivors are her husband, J.L. Scott of Silver City; a son, Donald R. Scott of Mesa, Ariz.; three daughters, Linda G. Noble and Elizabeth R. Street, both of Phoenix, and Jima L. Moser of Silver City; four brothers, George Wharton of Holly, Mich., Joseph Wharton of Flint, Mich., Bobby Wharton of Swartz Creek, Mich., and Billy Wharton of Durand, Mich.; a sister, Lula Wright of Long Beach, Calif.; 12 grandchildren; and five great-granchildren. Casket bearers will be Steve Cooke, Frank Morones, Frank and David Moser Sr., Vic Topmiller Jr. and L.E. "Bud" Brown. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Scott: Herman Carl Scott, 83, of Safford, Ariz., passed away Friday at Mount Graham Community Hospital in Safford. Mr. Scott was born May 21, 1910, to Charles Hansford and Clida Vela (Baker) Scott in Gibtown, Texas. He is survived by his wife, Reba Scott of Safford; three daughters, Peggy Walton and her husband, Edward, of Las Vegas, Nev., Dorothy Kelly and her husband, Thomas, of Deming,and Jan Mathews and her husband, Burton, of Sunnyvale, Calif., 11 grandchildren, Debbie Noble of Louisiana, Charles Walton of Nevada, Donna Hays of New York, Kathy Kelly of New York, Tom Kellyof Georgia, David Kelly of California, Monte Mathews of California, Douglas Mathews of Washington, Scott Mathews of California, Jeff Mathews of Washington and Brian Mathews of Washington; 14 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. A graveside service will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Memory Lane Cemetery in Silver City. The officiant will be Thomas Kelly. Pallbearers will be Tom R. Kelly, David Kelly, Charles Kelly, Monte Mathews, Burton Mathews and Edward Walton. Arrangements are under the diretion of Curtis-Bright Funeral Home of Silver City.

SCOTT: J.L. Scott, 77, of San Angelo, Texas, passed away Sunday, May 25, at his residence. On July 13,1943, he married Hazel Lorane Wharton, and they had three daughters and one stepson. He was born in Monday, Texas, on May 13, 1920, to John Nathaniel Scott and Linnie Martin. He grew up and attended school in the San Angelo area. Mr. Scott joined the U.S. Army on Dec. 8, 1941, the day after Pearl Harbor was attacked. On Sept. 21, 1943, he received an honorable discharge from the Army. After leaving the Army, he worked as a roughnecker in the oil field, and as a pusher and derrickman. He spent most of his working life as a carpenter. He retired in 1964 while living in Cottonwood, Ariz. In 1970, Mr. Scott moved to Silver City. While here, he was a member of the Disabled American Veterans and served as DAV commander. On Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 1975, he received the Veteran of the Year Award for Grant County. He received the Eugene P. Long Service Award for outstanding assistance to the National Service Office for 1982-83. He was always available to help his fellow comrades. He is survived by three daughters, Linda Gladys Noble and husband, Rav,of Phoenix, Elizabeth Rebecca Street and husband, RogerS of San Angelo, and Jima Lou Moser and husband, David, of Silver City; stepson, Donald Ray Scott of Mesa, Ariz.; five sisters, Etta Fleming of San Angelo, Linnie Mae Parker of Midland, Texas, Rozelle Wells of Abilene, Texas, Willie Doty of Bloomfield ‘and Bernice WaIts of Daihart, Texas; two brothers, Raymond Scott of Eastland, Texas, and Roy Scott of San Angelo; 12 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife of 46 years, Hazel; brothers, Michael Scott, Epp Scott, Harold Scott and Archie Scott; and a sister, Modella Scott. A memorial service will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at the Calvary Baptist Church with the Rev. Don Atchiey officiating. Interment will take place at Fort Bayard National Cemetery at 3 p.m. with military honors accorded by local veterans groups. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive. Phone 388-2334. ~-V

Scott: Paul M. Scott, 78, passed away at 5 p.m. Sunday at the family home in Santa Rita, following a long illness. He was born in Mahomet, Ill. and moved to southern Colorado folowing World WarI, where he engaged in farming and did contracting and carpentry work. With his wife, Mr. Scott came to Santa Rita in 1921, where he was employed as a carpenter at Chino Mines. He remained in theemploy of the copper company until his retirement three years ago.He was an excellent workman and highly skilled as a carpenter. Many apprentices in his department will always remember the instructions he gave them. He wasted no time on the job, but always worked right up to quitting time and made every move count,being a workman of the "old school" who took just pride in the quality of work he performed. Both Mr. and Mrs. Scott have been members of the Community Church of Santa Rita. For several years Mrs. Scott has been a member of the teaching staff at the Sully School. Surviving besides his widow, is a son, Paul, Jr. of Mahomet, Ill. and a daughter, Mrs. Charlie Paine of Antonita, Colo. and eight grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Cox Mortuary chapel, the Rev. Harold E. Johnson of the Santa Rita Community church officiating. Intermentwas in the Silver City cemetery mausoleum. Serving as pallbearerswere Herman Peper, Wade and Wesley Martin, Baltazar Sandoval, Dan Thorne and Charlie Paine.

Scott: Stephen Jeffrey Scott, 19, died Sunday, March 9, in Hillcrest General Hospital. Mr. Scott was born in Carlsbad, New Mexico on July 31, 1960, and moved to Silver City in 1970, where he attended the Silver City Schools. He is survived by his mother, Ruth R. Scott of Silver City, his father, Ira C. Scott of Fresno, Calif., four brothers, John B. Scott and Robert Dean Scottboth of Silver City, Ira Craig Scott of Rock Springs, Wyoming, JayPatrick Scott of Reserve and his sister, Janice Kaye Scott of Silver City. Private cremation was at Fairview Park Crematory in Albuquerque. Memorial services wre held Friday, March 14, at 10 a.m. at the Ben Lilly Memorial on the Pinos Altos Road in the GilaNational Forest with Reverend Don Atchley officiating. The familyasks that donations be made in his name to Isaak Walton League of America, Land of Enchantment Chapter, P.O. Box 78, Pinos Altos, New Mexico, 88053.

SCOTT: Dan' Scott, 33, a resident of' Los Lunas for two years, died Wednesday in Albuquerque. Hie is suvived by his wife, Lorena Scott of Los Lunas his mother, Judy Ward, and her husband, Tip, of Silver City: a brother, Steven Scott of Venice, Calif.: his grandparents, Melvin and Billie Beth Huff of' Silver City; his mother-in-law. Hope Fair of Ellijay, Ga.; and numerous aunts, uncles and cusins, Mr. Scott was preceded in death by his father, Elberl W. Scott. He grew up in Silver City and graduated from Silver High School in l981. He served in the U.S. Navy. Mr. Scott worked as a drug and alcohol counselor for 10 years. Services will he held Monday at 2:30 put. at First Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Memory Lane Cemetary. Visitatin wi1l held from 1-2 p.m. Monday a First Baptist Church. In lie of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions to the Lions to Los Lunas Christian Church, P.O. Box 448, Lunas, NM 87031. Arrangcrnents are by Freud Mortuary of Albuquerque

SCOTT: J.L. Scott, 77, passed away Sunday at his residence in San Angelo, Texas. He was born May 13, 1920, in Monday, Texas. Mr. Scott was a carpenter. He was a Baptist. He is survived by three daughters, Linda Gladys Noble of Phoenix, Elizabeth Rebecca Street of San Angelo, and Jim Lou Moser of Silver City; one stepson, Donald Ray Scott of Mesa, Ariz.; five sisters, Etta Fleming of San Angelo, Linnie Mae Parker of Midland, Texas, Rozelle Wells of Abilene, Texas, Willie Doty of Bloomfiejd,  and Bernice Walts of Dalhart ,Fexas; two brothers, Raymond Scott of Eastland, Texas, and Ray Scott of San Angelo; 12 grandchildren; and 13 greatgrandchjldren Upon cremation in San Angelo, interment services are pending under the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive in Silver City. Phone 388-2334. ~

SCRIVENER: Barbara Protor "Bobbi" Scrivener, 75, of Cliff passed away Saturday Dec. 18, at Gila Region Medical Center. She w |born Aug. 2, 1924, Swampscott, Mass., to Pei and Marion Timberman., her early life. she worked \ Cypress School District Southern California. She, retired to Parker, Ariz., 'with her husband, Bart. M Scrivener moved to Cliff 1989. She loved the valley and the people; she loved fishing, her yard ; needlework, and was active in her church. She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, June Math and her husband. She is survived by a stepson, J Scrivener, and his wife Leila, and a grandson. Dean Scrivener, of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; an granddaughter, DeAnn Chino Hills, Calif. Her kindness will be greatly missed by all who knew Pallbearers will be Kelly, Jerry Wood Monty Chavez, Keith Clair, Don Bird and L Coker. Honorary bearers David Ortiz, Floyd Fowler Sam Keller and Marty Tranthum. Graveside services will be held Tueseday 10 in the morning at Gila Cemetery, with l\ Joe Coker officiating trusted to the care Baca's Funeral Chapel 180 East at Delk Phone 388-2334.

Robert Scullion, of Hurley, was called to Battle Creek, Michigan, Monday by the death of his mother, Mrs. Bertha Scullion, 69. He made the trip by air to attend the funeral services.

SCULLY: Visitation for Marcella B. Scully, 77, of Doming will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday at Baca's Funeral Chapels. Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Baca's Funeral Chapels. Scully died Monday at Mimbres Memorial Hospital. She was preceded in death by her husband William Scully. She worked as a retail manager for the U.S. Air Force and Army Exchange Service for many years. Survivors include her son, Charles Russell of Phoenix, Ariz.; , brother, Frank Bums of Hereford, Texas; sister, Mary Lou Bloom of Phoenix, Ariz.

Perry Sears, of Carlsbad, the twin brother of Payne Sears of Silver City, died Monday In an Albuquerque Hospital. He was a pioneer resident of Carlsbad where he was prominent in business circles. Funeral services were held Wednesday at Carlsbad, where burial took place. Attending the last rites was Mr. Sears.

 Mr.and Mrs. Payne Sears have returned from Artesia, N. M. where they attended the funeral of Ross Sears, a cousin of Mr. Sears. Funeral services were held last Saturday afternoon in the First Presbyterian Church in Artesia. Mr. Sears was the Chairman of the board of the First National Bank of Artesia and had oil intrests in New Mexico, Texas and Oklahoma and had been named president of the bank in January 1944,a position that he held untill Oct. 1951, when he took over as chairman of the board. In addition to his banking and oil intrestshe also operated a large farm and ranch south of Artesia. He is survived by his widow, and two daughters Mrs. Tom Vandiver of Artesia and Mrs. Dick Seeber of Tucson.

Sears: Allen Payne Sears, 83, died May 25 at his residence in Silver City. Sears was born May 20, 1899 in Lipan, Texas, the son of Witt and Isabell Bishop Sears. He was the youngest of 10 children. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War I. After he returned for the service, his family moved to Capitan, N.M. In1920 he married Ellen Smith and they moved to Silver City in 1929. There, they owned and operated the Sears Cleaners for 45 years. Sears was past president of the Silver City Lions Club, longtime member of the Silver City Elks Lodge No. 413, past president of the Silver City-Grant County Chamber of Commerce. He was active in golfing activities and a longtime member of the American Legion, Allingham Goldham Post. No. 18. Sears is survived by a daughter Mary Ellen Sipko of Las Cruces; three grandchildren, Allan Leake of Silver City, Spencer Sipko of Midland, Texas, and Elizabeth Sipko Balle of Las Cruces; four great-grandchildren, Lisa and Greg Leake of Silver City, Brandon Balle of Las Cruces and Sean Sipko of Midland; one brother, John Sears of Carlsbad, N.M. Funeral services were May 28 in the Curtis-Bright Chapel with the Rev. C.M. Henderson officiating. Graveside services were conducted by the Silver City Elks Lodge at Memory Lane Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Ray Templer, Robert Everard, Q.R. Yarborough, Mike Melendrez, Hymen Kelly and Angel Cisneros. Honorary pallbearers were his friends of many years. Anyone wishing to make contributions may make them to the New Mexico BoysRanch. Arrangements were by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Sears: Mrs. Ellen R. Sears, 77, died August 14 at the Resthaven Nursing Home.

Mrs W H Sechler of Silver city received word this past week of the death of her son Harvey C Sechler a sales executive with the U S Gypsum Co of Philadelphia, Besides his mother, survivors are his sister Miss Hazel Sechler of New Mexico Western College faculty a son William H Sechler and a daughter Miss Susan Sechler both of Washington D C. Funeral services and burial took place in Collingswood N Y.

SECHLER: Hazel B. Sechler, 92, of Las Cruces died Sunday, Oct. 18, at La Posada, Mesilla Valley Hospice. She was born Aug. 31, 1906, in Huron, S.D., the daughter of Marie Hohenthaner Sechler and William Harvey Sechler. Miss Sethler graduated from Huron High School. She attended Huron College, where she received her bachelor’s degree in elementary education. She received a master’s degree in elementary education and administration from the University of Iowa. Miss Sechier was a professor ~at Western New Mexico University for 33 years, beginning Sept. 7, 1938. She served as primary supervisor in the training school. She was principal of the elementary lab school and professor of education, specializing in teaching reading and language arts. While at WNMU, Mr. Sechler had a building named in her honor. She will be fondly remembered by many students and people whose lives she touched. Miss Sechler Was an active member of PEO Chapter 1 in Las Cruces and PEO Chapter AG in Silver City. She was also a member of Eastern Star in South Dakota and a life member of the New Mexico Retired Teachers Association. Her brother, Harvey Sechler, and her good friend, Inez Rhoades, preceded Miss Sechier in death. Her sister, Alpha Gill of Zephyhills, Fla.; a niece, Susan Sechler; and a nephew, Bill Sechler, survive her. At her request, cremation has taken place and her cremains will be interred at Gwyn, Memorial Rose Garden of Memory Lane Cemetery in Silver Cily. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, Oct. 27, at 10 a.m. at the WNMU Museum. Donations in her memory can be made to the Rhoades-Sechler PEO Scholarship Fund in care of the Western New Mexico University Foundation, the Mesilla Valley Hospice, or to a favorite charity. Arrangements are by Getz Funeral.

Sechler: Marie T. Sechler, 95, died Thursday at Fort Bayard. She was born in Volin, South Dakota and had been a resident of Silver City since 1948. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Silver City. She is survived by two daughters, Hazel Sechler of Silver City and Alpha Gill of Zephyr Hills, Fl. Preceding her in death, in 1962, was a son, Harvey C. Sechler. Private graveside services were held April 3 at Memory Lane with the Rev. David Saucier officiating. Arrangements were by Curtis Bright Funeral Home.

Sechler: W.H. Sechler, 77, a retired railroad man with a record of 42 years service with the Chicago & Northwestern Railroad, and a resident of Silver City for the past 12 years, died Sunday at his home, 1050 West St., from a heart attack. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Marie Sechler; two daughters, Miss Hazel Sechler of Western College Elementary Laboratory School faculty; Mrs. Bob Gill, Zephyr, Fla.; a son, Harvey C. Sechler, Philadelphia; a brother, Harry Sechler, Denver; and a sister, Mrs. Minnie Younkin, Rockward, Pa. Private funeral services were held Wednesday at 4 p.m. at the Cox Mortuary chapel, conducted by the Rev. A.D. Cavanaugh of the First Methodist Church. Burial took place in the Silver City cemetery.

Eulallo D. Sedillo, 82, of Silver City, pioneer resident, died Sunday in Hillcrest Hospital, after a long Illness. Survivors are his son, Concepcion Sedillo, of San Pedro, Calif.; two daughters, Mrs: Carmen Castillo and Mrs. Candida Lopez, Silver City; six grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Rosary services will be held at 7:30 o’clock tonight at the Curtis Mortuary chapel. Mass will be said at 9 a.m. Friday in St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, followed by burial in the Catholic cemetery.

SEDILLO: Hermilo M Sedillo, 73, of Truth or Consequences passed away SundY, June 20, at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born Dec. 28, 1925, in Monticello, the son of Jose and Teresita (Montoya) Sedillo. Mr. Sedillo was a rancher and farmer, and after 28 years with the Sierra ' County Road Department, retired as supervisor. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army in Germany and Japan. He was a member of the American Legion and attended Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. He leaves to mourn his passing and husband, Elfego, of Fort Bayard, and Doris Terrazas and husband, Jackie. of Truth or Consequences; his sons, Phillip Sedillo and wife, Virginia, of Albuquerque, Ricky Sedillo and Andrea Martinez of Silver City, and Alfred Sedillo and wife, Mary Ann, also of Silver City; his nine grandchildren, Eugene Armijo, Yvonne K. Armijo, Angela Armijo, Chris Sedillo, Kristen Padilla. Mack, Leo. and James Trujillo, and Shelly Terrazas; and four great- grandchildren, Dustin Armijo, Jarrod Crespin, and Zackery and Zakilah Dennis. Also surviving are his brother, Gregorio Sedillo, and wife, Elvira; and his sisters, Mary Agnes Bourguet Lara, Dolores Moya and husband, Frank, Margarita Romero, and Susie Davis and husband, Lawrence. Visitation was held Tuesday from 2-5 p.m. in the chapel of French Mortuary in Truth or Consequences. A rosary was held that evening at 7 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help. Funeral services were to be conducted at 11 this morning at Bright Funeral Home with THE Rev art Robins officiating. ChaoLam- St Interment was in Memory Lane Cemetery. Mr. Mize was born Jan. 18, 1911, in Aspen, Colo, the son of Willie Bill Mize and Edith Viola Martin Mize. Mr. Mize married Edna Belle Mize on Oct. 8, 1928, in Leadville, Colo. Mrs. Mize preceded him in death on May 6, 1998. Mr. Mize is survived by two daughters, Phyllis Mize and Beverly Lemke and her husband, Randall, and one son, Marty Mize, and his wife, Shirley, all of Mimbres; a sister-in-law, Pearl Mize of Salida, Colo.; seven grandchildren, David Mize, Bill Mize, Rick Lemke, Lori Moon, Debbie Lemke, Bryan Mize and Brandon Mize; three great-grandchildren, Walker Remington Mize, Ashley Nichole Moon and 3randon Leighton Mize; and lumerous nieces and lephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Edna; one son, John Mize; two brothers-Bustpn J winder and later as a planner. He was very active in the Hurley Community Church, Camp Thunderbird Association and the Good Sam Camping Club. His hobbies were hunting, fishing, woodworking and making jewelry. He loved to tell stories. His life centered I around his family. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and friend. He had a special rapport with each member of his family. He will be greatly missed by all. Pallbearers were David Mize, Bill Mize, Rick Lemke, Randy Lemke, Jotfn Diviney and Fleyd Page. Honorary bearers were Bryan Mize, Brandon Mize, Dick Mize, Allard Bartlett, Bruce Riley and Richard Moon. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Camp Thunderbird Association, P.O. Box 9, Mimbres, NM 88049. Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Sedillo: Sipriana Sedillo, 56, died Thursdau, June 14, in a local nursing home. Mrs. Sedillo was born in Palomas, New Mexico and hadlived in the Grant County area for 37 years. She is survived by her husband, Aurelio Sedillo of Hurley, a daughter, Carolyn Sedillo of Hurley, two sons, Gilbert Sedillo of California, Billy Sedillo of Hurley, three sisters, Cruz Armijo of Albuquerque, Anita Jojola of Truth of Consequences , Erlinda Hernandez of Los Angeles, California, three brothers, Jim Orozco of Tucson, Arizona, Ausustin Orozco of Tatum, New Mexico and grandchildren. Rosary recitationn was at 8 p.m., Friday, June 15, in the Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley. Mass of the Resurrection was at 10 a.m., Saturday in the Infant Jesus Catholic Church with the Reverend Father Samuel Garcia officiating at both services. Burialfollowed in the Hurley cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Estaquio Jojola, Juan Jojola, Jim Orozco, Ted Armijo, Jr., CharlieSedillo and Johnny Orozco. Arrrangements were by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

SEDILLOS: Lourdes P. Sedillos, 68, a resident of North Hurley, entered eternal rest Friday. Feb. 6, at her home. Visitation was held at 6 p.m Sunday at Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley followed by the prayer vigil there at 7. The funeral liturgy was to be celebrated at the church this morning at 10. The rite of committal and interment followed at the Hurley Cemetery. Father Dan Porter, pastor, officiated. She was born in Gila on Feb. 8, 1929, to Maximo Peru and Olaya Barela. She was a lifetime homemaker and communicant at Infant Jesus Catholic Church, where she was active as a cursillista. She is survived by her husband, Jimmy Sedillos of the home; a son, Jimmy P. Sedillos of San Manuel, Ariz.; three daughters, Rosemary Ramos of Hurley, and Yolanda Lopez and Velia Madrid of Safford, Ariz.; two brothers, Andres Peru of Safford and Pete Peru of Gila; three sisters, Man uela Nabor of Morenci, Ariz., and Enriqueta Peru and Valentina Saenz of Ba-yard; 13 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Serving as pallbearers were David Ramos Jr., Ralph Ramos, Gabriel Ramos, David Andazola, Roger Madrid and Jimmy Thomas Lopez. Honorary hearers were her remaining grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive. Phone 388-

Funeral services will be held tomorrow for Pfc Reynaldo Sedillos who died of wounds received in Korea. Sedillos a resident of Fierro died last Wednesday in Fitszimons Army hospital, Denver, He was 23. The body arrived here yesterday accompanied by Cpl Bill M Green. Requiem high mass will be held in Fierro Catholic church at 9:30 tomorrow with Rev Fr Francis Smerke officiating. Burial will be at 4:30PM in Fierro under the direction of Cox mortuary. American Legion post 46 will have services graveside. Sedillos is survived by an uncle, Jesus Ayala, with whom he made his home in Fierro, his mother Mrs. Nellie Johnson, Los Angeles, his father Pete Sedillos Los Angeles, two sisters, Mrs. Loyd Gonzales Selma CA and Mrs. Arnando Reymond Sedillos Long Beach CA.

SEDILLOS: Rodolfo Padilla Sadillos, 38, died Saturday afternoon in Silver’ City, Mr. Sedillos was born in Santa Rita and was a lifelong resident of Grant County. He was a communicant of the Infant Jesus Catholic Church and was a student of the Cholla Day Care Center. Mr. Sedilbs is survived by his parents Lain and Celia Sedillos of North Hurley; three sisters, Lupita Pena and her husband Henry Pena and Dolores Dees and Ruby Sedillos, all of North Hurley; three brothers, Henry ---------.

Toribic Sedillos died Sunday afternoon in the home of his daughter Mrs. Pete Stella 1211 Market E He was 88. Sedillos was born in Las Cruces and came here about eight years ago. He also lived in Catron county for a number of years. He is survived by a son, A. C. Sedillos, Wilmington, Calif.; five daughters, Mrs. Vermina Calles Miami AZ; ‘Mrs. Ciaga Rico, San Fernando Ca11f Mrs., Stefina Baggia Van Nuys, Calif.; Mrs. Pafasia Stella Silver City. and Alicia Ybarra, Silver City; 40 grandchildren and 38 great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held by Cox mortuary chapel Thursday afternoon and burial will be in the Catholic cemetery.

Sedillos; Jesus Garcia Sedillos, 72, died May 24. He lived in Hurley and was a lifelong resident of Grant County. Mr. Sedillos was a communicant of the Infant Jesus Catholic Church. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Louisa Sedillos, six daughters, Aurelia Padilla, Ramona Munoz, Jennie Montes and Susie Pena of Hurley, Margaret Maldonado of Silver City and Mary Lou Rios of Bayard; six sons, Tommy and Albert Sedillos of Bayard, Manuel and Joe Sedillos of Hurley, Danny Sedillo of Grants and Jesus Sedillos Jr. of Belen; four sisters, Lupe Padilla, Corina Martinez and Isidea Padilla of Hurley and Tomasa Ogas of Safford, Ariz; four brothers,Jose Sedillos of Greeley, Colorado, Jimmy and Ricardo Sedillos of Hurley and Reynaldo Sedillos of Las Cruces; 44 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren. Mr. Sedillos was preceded in death by one sister, Maria Lozano in 1972 and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Efren Sedillos in 1981. Rosary recitation was held May 26 and Mass of the Resurrection was celebrated May 27. Both services were held at the Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley with Father Benito Suen officiating. Interment followed at the Hurley Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Eddie Sedillos, Billy Padilla, GilbertMunoz, Sammy Maldonado, Airman 1st Class Manuel C. Sedillos and Ronnie Pena. Honorary pallbearers were Speedy Padilla, Randy Maldonado, Pvt. Ruben Sedillos, Benjamin Sedillos, Joseph Sedillos, Steven Sedillos, Clyde Montes Jr., Jerry Montes, Daniel Sedillos, Efren Sedillos, Armando Rios, David Rios Jr., Gabriel Rios and Ricky Rios. Arrangements by the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

Sedillos: Jose Sedillos, 70, of Greely, Colo., passed away Tuesday in Greely. A former Grant County resident, he worked at Chino Mines for one year and then moved to Greely. He died from injuries suffered in a car accident. He is survived by his wife, Prunie; and four daughters, Angie, Helen, Mary Ann and Rosalie, and their husbands. He is also survived by a son, Joe Sedillos Jr. and his wife; several grandchildren; four brothers, Jimmy Sedillos, Ricardo "Lalo" Sedillos and Arturo Chavez, all of Hurley, and Reynaldo Sedillos of Las Cruces; and four sisters, Lupe Padilla, Corina Martinez and Ysidra Padilla of Hurley, and Tomasa Ogas of Safford, Ariz. He was preceded in death by his parents, Efren and Teodosa Sedillos, his brother, Jesus Sedillos of Hurley, and his sister, Maria Lozano of California. Services will be held in Greely.

Sedillos: Funeral services were held Tuesday for Pfc. Reynaldo Sedillos who died in Denver last Wednesday from wounds received in battle in the Korean war. The courageous young solder, 23 at the time of death, fell in the early fighting in Korea and was flown back to his country for hospitalization. The Rev. Fr. Francis Smerke officiated at the Requiem High Mass held in the Fierro Catholic Church at 9:30 a.m. Interment was in the Fierro Cemeteryat 4:30 p.m. with American Legion Post 46 in charge of the graveside services. Arrangements were by Cox Mortuary. The deceased made his home in Fierro with his uncle, Jesus Ayala. Other survivors are his mother, Mrs. Nellie Johnson of Los Angeles; his father, Peter Sedillos, also of Los Angeles; two sisters, Mrs. Lloyd Gonzales, Selma, Calif. and Mrs. Aranido Medina, Los Angeles; and a brother, Raymond Sedillos, Long Beach, Calif.

Sedillos: Teodosa Gacia Sedillos, 87, died Tuesday at Hillcrest Hospital. Mrs. Sedillos was born September 5, 1894 in Rincon, N.M., the daughter of Santa Cruz and Lupita Pena Garcia. She was a communicant of Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley. Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Corina Martinez, Mrs. Lupe Padilla, and Mrs. Chila Padilla, all of North Hurley, also Mrs. Tomasa Ogas of Safford, Ariz.; six sons, Jesus Sedillos, Jimmy Sedillos, Lalo Sedillos and Turi Chavez, all of North Hurley, and Jose Sedillos of Greeley, Colo. and Reynaldo Sedillos of Las Cruces; five sisters, Adela Esquivel of Los Angeles, Juanita Trujillo of Pico Rivera, Calif., Rosa Benavidez of Rodey, N.M., Susie Castillo and Salome Garcia, both of Hatch; three brothers, Geronimo Garcia, Juan Garcia and David Garcia, all of Hatch; 75 grandchildren, 160 great-grandchildren and 23 great-great-grandchildren. Preceding her in death was her husband, Efren Sedillos in Feb. 1981 and daughter Maria Lozano in 1973. Rosary recitation was held at 7 p.m. Thursday and Mass of the Resurrection was celebrated at 10 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 11. Both services were at the Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley with Father Benito Suen officiting. Interment followed in the Hurley Cemetery. Serving as active pallbearers were Manuel Sedillos, Reynaldo P. Sedillos, Steve S. Padilla, Ramon S. Ogas, Jr., Lonnie S. Lozano and Alex S. Padilla. Honorary pallbearers were Fernando Padilla, Benny Lozano, Jimmy Lozano, Peter Lozano, Barney Lozano, Michael Sedillos, Richard Padilla, Raul Ogas, BobbyOgas, Ruben Ogas, Richard Ogas, Rayne Ogas, Johnny Ray Sedillos, Joe Sedillos, Daniel Sedillos, Jesus Sedillos, Albert Sedillos, Rudy Sedillos, Henry Sedillos, Joe Sedillos, Jr., Jimmy Sedillos, Jr., Tomas Sedillos, Ray D. Sedillos, Rudy Martinez, Jr. Arrangements were by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Seeley: Marjorie B. Seeley, 83, of Silver City passed away Thursday at Fort Bayard Medical Center. Mrs. Seeley was born July 22, 1909 in Attleboro, Mass., to Raymond G. and Catherine (Tooker) Bullock. She attended art school after high school graduation. She was a draftsperson for a furniture company. She is survived by four daughters, Ann Bullock Remington of Rockville, Md., Bonnie Seeley of Reno, Nev., Barbara Hathaway of Silver City, and Sarah Stuermer of Provo, Utah; two sisters, Olive Bullock of San Francisco, Calif., and Priscilla Jackson of Rosemead, Calif.; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Mrs. Seeley was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Jesse Seeley; a sister, Aimee Swanson; and her parents. Graveside services will be held Thursday in Rock Creek Cemetery in Washington, D.C. Arrangements are by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home of Silver City.

Segura, Anthony: Mark Anthony Segura, 14 passed away Thursday, November 5, a

SElLER: George Matthew Seiler, 74,died this morning in the Fort Bayard Medical Center. He was a member of the Catholic Church. He is survived by two sisters, Alice Gwyn and her husband Bud Gwyn of Silver City and Patricia Seiler Pratt of Ventura, Calif.; and a brother, Andrew J. and his wife Lavern Seiler of El Paso, Texas. He enjoyed working with plants at the Native Plant Nursery at Fort Bayard. He had many friends who he worked with and he will be missed by all. The family requests no flowers be sent, and donations be made in his memory to the Occupational Therapy Department of the Fort Bayard Medical Center, P.O. Box 219, Fort Bayard, N.M. 88036. No services are planned. Arrangements are with the Curtjs-Bright Funeral Home of Silver City.

SElLER: George Matthew Seiler, 74, died this morning in the Fort Bayard Medical Center. He was a member of the Catholic Church. He is survived by two sisters, Alice Gwyn and her husband Bud Gwyn of Silver City and Patricia Seiler Pratt of Ventura, Calif.; and a brother, Andrew J. and his wife Lavern Seiler of El Paso, Texas. He enjoyed working with plants at the Native Plant Nursery at Fort Bayard. He had many friends who he worked with and he will be missed by all. No services are planned. Arrangements By Curtis-Breight.

Seitzinger: Paul M. Seitzinger, 77, died Saturday in Hillcrest General Hospital. Mr. Seitzinger was born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and lived most of his life in Illinois, where he was a sound engineer for N.B.C. He has lived in Silver City for the last 2 years, where he was a member of the First United Methodist Church. Mr. Seitzinger also was a dual member of the Silver City Masonic Lodge No. 8 and the Evans Lodge No. 524 of Evanston, Illinois. He is survived by his wife, Eva Seitzinger of Silver City; a daughter, Louis Longenecker of Silver City; two grandchildren, Kenneth Longenecker of Clifton, Texas, Nancy Chambers of Chapparral, New Mexico; and three great-grandchildren.Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at 2 p.m. at the First United Methodist Chruch with Reverend David Saucier and the Silver City Masonic Lodge No. 8 officiating. Interment will take place in the Herco Cemetery in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Serving locally as pallbearers were Larry Phifer, Wilburn Ashcraft, HubertTannehill, Don Ruttan, Bobby Prewit and Carl F. Scholle. Arrangements by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Seitzler: Funeral services for Mrs. Lucy T. Seitzler, 87, of Silver City were held Wednesday at the chapel of the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home. The Rev. Alfred Pace of the First United Methodist Church officiated. Interment was in the Masonic Cemetery. Mrs. Seitzler was a long time resident of Silver City and a member of the pioneer Thwaits family. She died Saturday, Oct. 30 at the Rest Haven Nursing Home following and extended illness. Mrs. Seitzler was the widow of A.D. (Doc) Seitzler, who preceded her in death. Immediate survivors of the deceased include two sisters, Mrs. Fannie Piondexter of Deming and Mrs. Kathryn Moses of Silver City; a daughter -in-law, Mrs. Eva Faust of Alma and several nieces and nephews.

SELDERS: Marilyn Edith Selders, 71, a resident of Silver City, entered eternal rest ----.

Selders: Louis B. Selders, 78, of Silver City entered life eternal Monday at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born June 11, 1913, in Wichita, Kan., and had been a Grant County resident for 27 years. Mr. Selders was an engineer with the Santa Fe Railroad. He was a member of the American Association of Retired Persons, the Elks Lodge, Moose Lodge, and the senior citizens "kitchen band". Memorial services will be held Friday morning at 10:30 in the United Methodist Church in Bayard with the Rev. Ray Keene officiating. Cremation was by Baca's Mimbres Crematorium. Survivors include three sons, Jimmy Don Selders of La-Grange, Texas, Brian Selders of Silver City and Daniel Selders of Las Cruces; three daughters, Patricia Kent of Colorado Springs, Colo.,Cathy Fletcher of Farmington and Carolyn Toenniges of Las Cruces; a brother, Bill Selders of Claytonb; a sister, Bertha Morrow of Fontana, Calif.; 11 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, the family prefers donations to Elks Lodge or Moose Lodge charities. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Sell: Marvin John Sell Jr., 63, a former Silver City resident, died Sunday in Morenci, Ariz. He retired from the Phelps Dodge Tyrone Branch as a truck driver. He moved to Morenci four years ago to serve as minister of the Church of Christ in that community. He is survived by his wife, Bettye, of Morenci; two sons, Don from Silver City and David from Bergen, Norway; four grandchildren; and his father, Marvin Sell Sr. He was a World War II veteran. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 1-7 p.m. at the Botimer Funeral Home in Clifton, Ariz. The funeral service will beat 2 p.m. Thursday at the Church of Christ at 12th and West streets in Silver City. Visitation will be held at the church from noon until the funeral. Burial will be at Fort Bayard National Cemetery.

Sellers: Esker Blendon Sellers, 97, died April 5 at Canterbury Villa Nursing Home in Gatesville, Texas. Services were held April 7 at Jonesboro Methodist Church with Rev. Wesley Jones officiating. Burial was in Jonesboro Cemetery in Jonesboro,Texas. Born Jan. 4, 1890 in the Hay Valley community she was the daughter of the late C.E. and Suzan Grant. She was raised and attended school in the Hay Valley Community. She married Albert J. Sellers July 5, 1905 in Jonesboro. He preceded her in death 1968. She was a housewife. She was a charter member of the Jonesboro friendship and Crafts Club and a member of the Jonesboro Methodist Church. Survivors include four daughters, Thelma Baize of Lampasas, Texas,Fleta Young and Mable Sue Hanes, both of Jones Boro and Ellie Warren of Gatesville; two sons, Lawerence Sellers of Evant, Texas and Wallace Sellers of Silver City; four sisters, Wilma Balch and Nettie Wilson, both of Fort Worth, Texas, Bertha Grimland of Amarillo, Texas, and Lillian Lilljedahl of Houston, Texas; 16 grandchildren; 35 great- grandchildren; and 15 great-great-grandchildren; Pallbearers were John Sellers, Gene Sellers, Jimmy Sellers, Donnie Sellers, David Sellers, Bruce Baizeand Jackie Chapman.

SELLERS: Margarete Ann Courtier Sellers, 93, of Las Cruces entered eternal life Friday, April 23, at Memo- rial Medical Center. She was born Sept. 30, 1906, in Ok- lahoma. Ms. Sellers was a retired secretary in the Las Cruces area. Survivors include her special friends and caretakers, Norman and Nancy Knight of Organ. Other survivors include her church family at The New Life Pentecostal Church in Las Cruces. She was pre- ceded in death by her husband, Harold M. Sellers, in April 1996. Calling hours for Ms. Sellers were to be today from noon to 1 p.m. at Baca's Funeral Chapels in Silver City. A graveside service was to be held at 2 p.m. today at Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels of Las Cruces

Sellers: Lawrence Edgar Sellers, 74, of Evant, Texas, died June 8. Services were held June 10 in the Evant Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Jonesboro Cemetery. Mr. Sellers was born Nov. 18,1918, in Pancake, Texas. He had been a resident of Evant since 1950. Mr. Sellers married Dorothy Robuck on July 20, 1942, in Hamilton, Texas. He was a painter and a member of the First United Methodist Church of Evant. Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Neta Dean Conner of College Station, Texas, and Irene Standard of Lake Jackson, Texas; three sons, John R. Sellers of Grand Prairie, Texas, Paul Gene Sellers of DeSoto, Texas and JimmySellers of Star, Texas; three sisters, Thelma Baize of Lampasas, Texas, Fleta Young of Gatesville, Texas, and Ellie Liles of Mountain Pleasant, Texas; a brother, Wallace Sellers of Silver City; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, the American Cancer Society or VNA Hospice of Brownwood, Texas.

SELLMAN: Frank R. Sellman, 81, passed away Saturday in his home in Silver City. lie had been a resident of Grant Count v for 49 years and was retired from Kennecott where lie had been a carpenter for many years. He was a member of the liurley Community Church and an active member of the Hurley Masonic Lodge No. 55. He is survived by a sister May Henry of Brady, Texas; a nephew, C..J. Sellman of Mertzon, Texas; a sister-in-law, Hazel St. Clair of San Angelo, Texas and several other nieces and nephews. Visitation will be Tuesday from 9a.m. to 3 p.m. with services to follow at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Curtis-Bright FuneraI home. The Rev. Ken Schut!:’ of the Hurley Community church officiate. Interment will follow at the Masonic Cemetery in Silver City with the Hurlev Masonic Lodge No. 55 officiating. Pallbearers will be .Jerrv Harter, John Harter, John King, Don Lee, F.R. Bryan and Elmo Pecotte. Honorarv pallbearers will he his friends a ml Masonic brothers. Arrangemewnts are with Curtis-Bright Imimierat Home of Silver City.

Mrs. Thelma Parrish received word this week from Mrs. Juanita Arthur, in Colorado Springs, advising that her mother, Mrs. Addie Farnsworth White Selter, passed away May 25. Survivors, besides the daughter, are a grandson, Dwight David Arthur, and a granddaughter, Mrs. Joan McCohn of Deming.

Dr. and Mrs. S. R. Denzler left last week end for Bourbon, Ind., to attend the funeral services for her brother, Vernon Senour. Senour was fatally injured in an automobile accident.

Sensanbaugher; Geraldine "Dicky" Sensanbaugher, 87, widow of Ray S. Sensanbaug long time Silver City dentist and civic leader died suddenly at the Gila Regional Medical Center. Survivors are a son, Ray Jr. of Silver City; three grandsons, Rex of Capitan, NM, Scott and Ken Sensanbaugher both of Silver City; two granddaughters, Mrs. Jan S.Hankin of Fullerton, Ca. and Mrs. Jo Ann Mulkern of Mesa, Az. She is also survived by two great grandsons and by numerous nieces andnephews. Four sisters and a brother preceded her in death. Dicky was a very warm and friendly person and was a talented musician. She was born Jan. 28, 1897 in Anson, Tx to Joseph S. and Calley Wagonner Nichols. Dicky came to Silver City with her family in 1909 and completed both grade and high school here. She attended Business College in Dallas, Tx in 1916-1917 and returned to SilverCity where she worked as a legal secretary until she married Dr. Sensanbaugher in 1921. They had celebrated 59 years of marriage before his death. Dicky was a life long member of the Church of Christ and was a member of the D.A.R. for a number of years she belonged to local music groups and to the Silver City Womans Club. Graveside services were held at the Silver City Masonic Cemetery. Curtis-Bright Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

SEPULVEDA: Rose Sepulaveda, 64, of Grants passed away Sunday morning at Cibola General Hospital. Mrs. Sepulaveda was born Nov. 19, 1932, in Brody, N.M., to Jesus Medjna and Julia Lozano Medina She is survived by her son, Richard Medina of Albuquerque; her daughter. Reina Sepulveda of Bayard; four brothers. Jesus Medina and his wife, Consuelo, of Bayard, Mike Medina and his wife, Eileen, of Bagdad, Ariz., Ruben Medina and his wife, Marlyn, of Grants, and Larry Medina and his wife, Isabel, of Bagdad; four sisters, Dominga an~l her husband, Bennie Chavez, of Grants, Alice and her husband, Sammy Pacheco, of Thousand Oaks, Calif., Carmen Carahajal of Milan, and Martha and her husband, Willie Aguilar, of Arleta, Calif.; her former husband, Johnny Sepulveda of Mimbres; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her mother and father, Jesus and Julia Medina, and her sister, Eugenia Rojos. The funeral Mass was to be celebrated this morning at 10 at St. Vivian’s Catholic Church in Milan with Father Emeric Nordmeyer officiatiiig. Burial followed at Grants Memorial Park. Pallbearers were Jesus Medina, Mike Medina, Ruben Medma, Larry Medina, Richie Medina and Joe Sepulveda.

Ramon P. Sepulveda, 42, a veteran of World War II, died Jan. 28 at the Fort Bayard Veterans Hospital. He was born in Santa Rita but for many years had lived at Central. He served in the Army from 1942 to 1948 and saw service in the European Theater. He was a member of the Amèrican Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Rosary was said at the Cox Mortuary chapel’ Saturday evening. Mass was held at 9 a.m. Saturday in the Santa Rita Catholic Church by the Rev. Fr. Pedro Ruiz. Burial took place in the Silver City cemetery, with full military honors accorded at the grave by Valencla Post of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Surviving are a sister, Mrs. Joe Espinosa, Silver City; three brothers, Frank, Bayard; Jesus; Santa Rita, and Manuel, Nogales, Ariz.

SEPULVEDA: Horace “Soapy” Sepulveda, 79, a native of Grant County, died Oct. 26 at home in Fairfield, Calif. He was the son of the late Ester Marquez and Juan Leon Sepulveda. He is survived by his wife, Emily Stevens Sepulveda of Fairfield; a son, Daniel P. and his wife, Annika, of Elmira, Calif.; two daughters, Patricia J. and her ex-husband, Billy Myers, of Oklahoma City, and Susanna E. of Fairfield; two brothers, Raul and his wife, Luz, of San Lorenzo, and Juan and his wife, Ruby, of San Juan; three Sisters, Josephine S. Gutierrez of Riverside, Calif., Reina Fierro of Fresno, Calif., and Eva S. Norero of Bayard; and seven grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Grace S. Baxla and Jovita S. Horcasilas. The family asks that contributions be made tc heart research and the Salvation Army. No service will be held. His ashes will be scattered in ‘the Sierra Nevada south of Lake Tahoe.

Manuel C. Sepulveda, 61, who was born in Silver City and’ was well known in the community, died at the family home Sunday. Rosary services were held Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in the Curtis Mortuary chapel. Funeral mass was said at 9 a.m. Wednesday in St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church; with burial following In the Catholic cemetery. Survivors are his mother, Mrs Petra Parra; two daughters, Mrs. Domitilla Acosta and Mrs. Felicita Madrid; four grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

Mike P. Sepulveda, 47, died Christmas day at his home In Santa Rita of a heart attack. He was a lifelong resident of Grant county and well known trough-. out the mining district. For 22 years Mr Sepulveda held a responsable position in the accounting department of Chine Mines Division, Kennecott Copper Corporatlon. Surviving are his wife Mrs Taresa Rodriguez Sepulveda, two sons, BIas and Antonio; a daughter, Rosalia; four brothers. Manuel, jesus, Frank, and Ramon a sister, Mrs. Jose Espinosa, Silver City. Rosary services were held Saturday evening at the Cox Mortuary chapel followed by Sunday evening by a second rosary at the, Santa Rita Catholic Church. Funeral mass was Said at the church Monday at 9a.m’. Burial look place in the Hanover cemetery.

Death last Friday summoned Mrs Angelita P Sepulveda, 69, who was born in Silver City. She was from a pioneer family. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs Mercedes Espinoza, Silver City, and five sons, Manual nogales AZ; Mike, Santa Rita; Jesus Frank and Ramon, Bayard. Also 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Rosary services were held Monday Evening at the Cox mortuary chapel followed bt requiem mass at the Santa Rita Catholic church Tuesday at 9am. Burial was in the Silver City Catholic church.

Rosary was said for Mrs. Esther M. Sepulveda, 86, in the Curtis Bright Funeral Chapel at 7:30 Sépt 6 with’ the funeral, Màss being recited at St Vincent dé Paul Catholic Chüch at 9:30am Thuresday. Interment followed in the Catholic Cemetery with the Rev.Fr. A James Milano officiating. Casket bearers were Joe Espinosa, Frank Sepulveda, Albert Munoz, Moises Ruiz, Roman Udero, and Willie Zapata. Mrs. Sepulveda was a native of Silver and had lived in Grant County all of her life. Her husband, Juan preceded her in death in 1961. Survivors include three sons, Raul of San Lorenzo, John of Bayard, and Horace of Fairfield Calif.; five daughters, Mrs. Josephine Gutierrez of Central, Mrs. Jovie Horcàsitas of Hurley, Mrs. Eva Norero and Mrs. Grace Baxla, both of Bayard, and Mrs. Reina Fierro of Fresno, CalIf.; 19 grand-children and 21 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Mrs. Riena Munoz of Los Angeles Calif.

Mrs. Rosa S. Sepulveda, 59, of Silver City, died of, heart attack last Saturday while visiting a daughter, Mrs. Cecilia Acosta in Anaheim, Calif. Other survivors are another daughter; Miss Teodora Sepulveda Sliver City and four sons, Euserio and Ramon, Anaheim and Hebry and Adolfo, Silver City, and 21 grandchildren.. Rosary services were held at the Curtis Mortuary chapel Monday evening. Funeral mass was said at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church Tuesday at $ a.m., with burial following In the Catholic cemetery.

Sepulveda: Rosary was said for Mrs. Ester M. Sepulveda, 86, in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel at 7:30 p.m. Sep. 6 with the funeral Mass being recited at St. Vicente de Paul Catholic Church at 9:30 a.m. Thursday. Interment followed in the Catholic Cemetery with the Rev. Fr. A. James Milano officiating. Casket bearers were Joe Espinosa, Frank Sepulveda, Albert Munoz, Moises Ruiz, Roman Udero, and Willie Zapata. Mrs. Sepulvada was a native of Silver and had lived in Grant County all of her life. Her husband, Juan, preceded her in death in 1961. Survivors included three sons, Raul of San Lorenao, John of Bayard, and Horace of Fairfield Calif; five daughters, Mrs. Josephine Gutierrez of Central, Mrs. Jovie Horcasitas of Hurley, Mrs. Eva Norero and Mrs. Grace Baxla, both of Bayard, and Mrs. Reina Fierro of Fresno, Calif; 19 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Mrs. Riena Munoz of Los Angeles, Calif.

Sepulveda: Eusibio "Chevo" Sepulveda, 68, a former Silver City resident, passed away Wednesday afternoon in Anaheim, Calif. He was retired from the 7Up bottling company. He is survived by his wife, Ernestina Sepulveda of Anaheim; two sons, Ramon Sepulveda of Placentia, Calif., and Eusibio Sepulveda of Riverside, Calif.; and three daughters, Belinda Garcia of Fullerton, Calif., and Lydia Sepulveda, and Vicky Sepulveda, both of Placentia. He is also survived by two sisters, Teadora Sisneros of Silver City, and Cecilia Acosta of Anaheim; three brothers, Ramon Sepulveda of Anaheim, Hnery Sepulveda of Fullerton, and Adolfo Sepulveda of Santa Ana, Calif.; and several grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Services will be held in Anaheim.

Sepulveda: Frank Pedraza Sepulveda, 73, died Thursday at Fort Bayard. Mr. Sepulveda was born in Santa Rita and was a lifelong resident of Grant County. He was retired from Chino Mines and was a communicant of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church. He was a World War II veteran. He is survived by a daughter, Angelina Sepulveda of Silver City; a sister, Mercedes Espinosa of Alta Loma, Calif; a sister-in-law, Hortencia Sepulveda of Nogales, Ariz; and 14 nieces and nephews, Mrs. Fred Zapata of Arenas Valley, Mrs. Manuel Teran of Deming, Mrs. Jerry Bickford of Chula Vista, Calif., Danny Sepulveda of Tucson, Ariz., Ray Sepulveda of El Paso, Texas, Blas Sepulveda of Central, Frankie Sepulveda of Nogales, Ariz., Mrs Tony Alirez of Bayard, Ernie Sepulveda of Tucson, Ariz., Patsy Ivins of Alta Loma, Calif.; Tony Sepulveda of Hurley, Joseph Espinosa of Peach Tree County, Ga.,Marguerite Espinosa of Sausalito, Calif., and Danny Ray Espinosa of Silver City. Mr. Sepulveda was preceded in death by his brothers, Miquel Sepulveda, Jesus Sepulveda, Manuel Sepulveda and RamonSepulveda; and his parents, Blas and Angelita Sepulveda. Rosary recitation will be held at 7 pm Sunday and Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at 11 am Monday. Both services will be at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard and will be officiatd by the Rev. Melchor Dano. Interment will follow at Fort Bayard National Cemetery with military honors being conducted by the American Legion Allingham-Golding Post No. 18. Serving as pallbearers will be Danny Sepulveda, Ray Sepulveda, Blas Sepulveda, Ton Sepulveda, Raul Sepulveda, and Jesus Chacon. Honorary pallbearers will be Fred Zapata, Ton Alirez, ManuelTeran, Jerry Bickford, Edwardo Pena, Richard Graham, Ernie Sepulveda, Frankie Sepulveda, Joe Espinosa, Jim Ivins, Richard Zapata, Alfred Zapata, Robert Perea, Roy Perea, Rene Perea, John Teran, James Teran, Joe Teran, Anthony Sepulveda, Danny Sepulveda, David Sepulveda, Michael Allen, Michael Joseph Alirez, Joe Sepulveda, Danny Espinosa, Tranquilino Pedraza, Nicholas Pedraza Sr., Plutaico Pedraza, Joe Castillo, Roy Anthony, Johnny Sepulveda, Horace Sepulveda and all his other friends and relatives. Arrangements are with Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

Sepulveda: Jesus P. Sepulveda, 65 died at Hillcrest Hospital, Friday evening. Mr. Sepulveda was a lifelong resident of Grant County. He is survived by one brother, Frank P. Sepulveda of Bayard; and one sister, Mrs. Mercedes S. Espinosa of Walnut, CA. Funeral Mass was recited Wednsday at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Fatima Church in Bayard with the Rev. Fr. Jesus Espinosa Officiating. Interment followed in Memory Lane Cemetery. Pall Bearers were Blas Sepulveda, Antonio Sepulveda, Juan M. Sepulveda, Pedro B. Lucero, Edward Pena and Ralph Saenz.

Sepulveda: Manuel Sepulveda, 58, died this past week at Nogales, Ariz. He was a former resident of Santa Rita. Survivors are his widow, Mrs. Hortensia Sepulveda; five children; a sister, Mrs. Joseph Espinosa of Silver City and a brother, Jesus Sepulveda, of Santa Rita. Funeral services were held in Nogales, followed by burial there.

Sepulveda: Rosa Vargas Sepulveda, 51, a former resident of Bayard, died Sunday in Sparks, Nev. Services were held Wednesday and today in Sparks. She was born May 25, 1942, in Bayard to Salvador O. and Pilar Sepulveda. She had lived in Sparks since 1959. Mrs. Sepulveda was a homemaker and a member of the Catholic Church. She is survived by her parents, Salvador O. and Pilar Sepulveda of Bayard; four daughters, Rosemary Sepulveda Leyba, Gloria Launderos, Teresa Leyba and Karen Leyba of Sparks; two brothers, Albert T. Sepulveda of Las Cruces and Salvador Sepulveda Jr. and his wife, Patricia, of Bayard; two sisters, Ramona Sepulveda of Bayard, and Eleanor S. Dominguez and her husband, Richard, of Auburn, Wash.; five grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her brother, Alfonso Sepulveda, in 1978. Honorary bearers named are Ruben Yniguez, SalSepulveda III, Bruce Elton Granillo, Robert Allen Granillo, Toby Aron Yniguez, Timothy Abran Granillo, Albert P. Sepulveda, Mario S. Gaytan, Salvador P. Sepulveda II and Raymond Gaytan. Entrustedto the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels of Silver City.

Sepulveda: Teresa Sepulveda, 63, died Friday, June 16, at Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque. Mrs. Sepulveda was a lifelong resident of Grant County. She was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church and the Guadalupanas. She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Rosalie Alirez of Bayard, two sons, Blas A. Sepulveda of Bayard, Antonio Sepulveda of Hurley and two grandchildren. Survivors also include three sisters, Mrs. Porfiria Acuna of Santa Ana, Calif., Mrs. Belen Turrey of Orange, Calif., Mrs. Esther Adrince of Torrance, Calif., and several nieces and nephews. Rosary recitation was Wed., June 21, Funeral Mass was Thursday, June 22, both were at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard with Rev. Fr. Jesus Espinosa officiating. Burial followed in Hanover Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Vicente Ojinaga, Sr., Alphonso Gonzales, Ray Preciado, Jose Preciado, Willie Ortiz and Benny Rodriguez, Jr. Honorary pallbearers were Dickie Benjamin, Joe Castillo, Abran Chacon, Luis Delgado, Sr., Herman De Luna, Sr., Roberto S. Garcia,Ruben Gonzales, Manuel Gutierrez, Eloy Norero, Sr., Anselmo Ojinaga, Sr., Mike Ojinaga, Sr., Ramon Ojinaga, Sr. Benito Rodriguez, Sr., Donald Rogers, Jose Rosales, Frank Sepulveda, RaulSepulveda, Steven Turrey, Nick Pedraza, Sr. and Danny Sepulveda. Curtis-Bright Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

SERA: Gilbert "Bubba" Estrada Sera Jr., 49, a resident of Santa Clara, entered eternal life Friday, Jan. 7. He was born in Deming to Gilbert Saavadra and Catalina Estrada Sera on April 9, 1950. He was a sales vendor for Mi Ranchito Food Inc. Mr. Sera served in the U.S. Navy from December 1968 to September 1970. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, archery, woodworking, camping and being with his friends. The family will receive family and friends this evening from 6-7 at Baca's Funeral Chapels. The prayer vigil will begin at 7, led by the Santa Clara Funeral Ministry. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Thursday at 10 in the morning at Santa Clara Catholic Church, with Father Michael Lindsay officiating. A memorial service will be held in Deming on Saturday at 11 in the morning at St. Ann's Catholic Church. Cremation will follow. Mr. Sera is survived by his loving wife, Gale Claypool Sera of the family home; two sons, Robert and Jonathan Sera, both of Santa Clara; two daughters, Laura C. Van Camp of Middlebourne, W.Va., and Louisa Sera of Santa Clara; a brother, Larry Sera, and Jus wife, Vickie. of Deming; .and tour sisters, Mary Lou Arteche and her husband, Daniel, of Deming, Mary Helen Martin and her husband, Jim, of Deming, Nancy Van Tine and her husband,- Scott, of Buffalo, N.Y., and Angela Sera of Mimbres. He is also survived by his granddaughters, Michelle Suter and Casandra Van Camp of Middlebourne; special nephews, Alex Sera and his wife, Jamie, and children, and Aaron Sera and his .wife, Lisa, and children; nephews, Daniel Arteche Jr. and sons, and Adrean Arteche and Damian Vantine; and nieces, Sonia Arteche, Amber Sera and children, and.Breanna Vantine. Other surviving relatives are several aunts, uncles and cousins. Casket bearers will be Richard E. Smith" Lucero, Joe Ramirez, Mark "Capt. Winky" Medina, Michael "Dewy" Sera, Ray "Little B" Silva and Punky "Pepe" Misquez. Honorary bearers are Guy Claypool, Ray "Big B" Misquez Sr., Waldo Winborn, Richard Bauch, Chuck Rogers, Bruce Farhlender, Domingo Maynes, Richard Maynes and Alex Sera. En- trusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive, phone 388-2334, and Baca's Mimbres Crematory of Deming.

Domingo Serna, 83, long-time resident of hurley died Tuesday at Hillcrest hospital. Survivors are two sons and three daughters residing in Hurley and two grandsons whom he reared. Rosary services were held at 3:00 pm Wednesday in the Curtis Mortuary chapel Funeral mass was said Thuresday at 9 am in the Infant Jesus Catholic Church.

SERNA; Juan Morales Serna, 77, of Hurley entered eternal rest Saturday, June 13, at his home. He was born in Silver City on July 28, 1920, to Domingo and Josefa Morales Serna. Mr. Serna worked for Kennecott Copper Corp. and retired after 48 years of service. He was a member of Infant Jesus Catholic Church. Visitation will be from 4-7 Wednesday afternoon at Baca’s Funeral Chapels. The prayer vigil will begin at 7. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Thursday at 10 a.m. at Infant Jesus Catholic Church with the Rev. Dan Porter officiating. The ‘ritëThf Committal and interment will follow in the Hurley Cemetery, where he will be laid to rest. Survivors include his companion, Juana Fierro, one son, Ramon Sema of Irvin, Calif.; four daughters, Molly Arias of Bayard, Rita Harvey of’ Deming, Genevieve Cacho Of Fullerton, Calif., and Viola Rivera of Anaheim,, CA, two brothers, Sam M Serna of Silver City’ and Robert S. Miranda of Anaheim: and one sister, Tilla Valenzoela of Hurley. He is also survived by two nieces, Esther Miranda of Fullerton and Yolanda S. Barrera of Silver City. Other survivors include 18 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, and a son, Johnny Serna. Serving as casket bearers will he David Arias, Tino Barrera Jr., Robert Miranda, Frank Cueva, Raymond F~ Serna, Michael Rodriguez and. Lee Harvey. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive. Phone 388-2334.

Juan L. Serna, 81, of Santa Rita, a life-long resident of Grant County, died last Friday at Hillcrest General Hospital. He was a retired member of the Chino Mines security forces. Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Carmen Serna of Santa Rita: two daughters, Mrs. Lorenza Pena of Hurley and Mrs. Isabel Marquez of Bayard; two sisters, Mrs. Aurora Duran of Los’ Angeles, Calif, and Mrs. Juanita Cordova of Reserve; three brothers, Louis L. Serna, Henry L. Serna and Raymond L. Serna, all of Los Angeles; 10 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. Rosary services were held Sunday evening at the Curtis Mortuary Chapel at 7:30. Mass was said at 9:30 am Monday at the Santa Rita Catholic Church with the Rev. Fr. Julian Ordonez officiating. Burial was in the Hanover Cemetery.

Mrs Josefa M Serna, 73, resident of Hurley for many years, died Sunday at Hillcrest General Hospital, survivors are her husband, Domingo Serna of Hurley, two sons, Juan and Samuel of Hurley; three daughter; Mrs. Tille Valenzuela, Mrs. Elvlra Aguilera and Mrs. Amelia Nines of Hurley; . two grandsons whom she had reared, Robert Miranda of Anaheim, Calif. and Johnny Miranda of Fullerton, Calif.; two sisters, Mrs. Juan Gonna of Silver City and Mrs. Francisco Pranco of Los Angeles, Calif. five brothers, Mike Morales and Juan Morales of Anaheim, Epitaclo Morales of Clifton, Ariz., Ramon ‘Morales of Los Angeles and Lamecio Morales of Silver City. A rosary service was held at the Curtis Mortuary chapel. Mass was said at the Hurley Catholic Church and burial was in the Hurley cemetery.

Mrs. Margarita M. Serna, 83, of Bayard, where she had lived for 14 years, passed away Monday at her home. Survivors are a daughter, Miss Cecilia Serna, of Bayard, and a brother, Cleofas Montoya, of Phoenix. Rosary services were held Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in the Curtis Mortuary chapel by the Rev. Fr. Ramon Estivill. Mass was said at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Sherman Catholic Church, the Rev. Fr. Henry Saxon officiating. Burial followed in the Sherman cemetery.

Mrs. Martita Serna, 92, pioneer of Reserve, died at her, home there June 10. The Rev. Fr. Jose Flores conducted Rosary services Monday evening and mass was held at 11:30 am. Tuesday at the San Ysidro Catholic Church In Reserve, Surviving the deceased are four daughters, Mrs. Pete Ramirez of Albuquerque, Mrs. Pearl Kelly of Glenwood Mrs. Abe Herron of Reserve and Mrs. Nora Smith of Silver City; two Sons, Pablo and Ode Serna of Reserve; one sister, Mrs. Patrita Trujillo of Los Angeles, Calif.; and 149 grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Richard T Serna Jr., 34, died Friday evening as a result of an accident on the 2C ranch south of Hurley. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Ursela Serna and a son Freddie, both of Faywood; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Serna of Pinos altos; three brothers, Jim of Hurley, Eusenio of Silver City, and Ernest of Los Alamitos Calif; three sisters, Mrs. Linda Chaves of Pinos altos, Mrs. Edith Guiterrez and Mrs. Ann Valencia, both of Silver City. Rosary services were held Sunday evening at 7:30pm in the Curtis Bright Funeral home chapel. Mass was celebrated Monday at 9:30 in the Saint Vincent De Paul Catholic church with the Rev Fr Carl F Neiset officiating. Internment followed in the Silver City cemetery.

SERNA: Samuel Morales" ;; Serna, 75, a Silver City resi-' 'dent, entered eternal life, Monday morning at his residence. He was ,born March 28, 1928, in Silver City to the late Domingo and Josefa , (Morales) Serna. He was a line puncher for Kennecott Copper Corp. at the smelter. Visitation will be from 4 to 7' i this afternoon at Baca's Funeral Chapels with Deacon ; Johnnie Perez reciting the ' holy rosary at 7. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Thursday morning at 10 at Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley witty Father Dan Porter officiating. Interment will follow at the Hurley Cemetery. Survivors include his wife, Paula Serna of Silver City; a son, Raymond F. Serna of Pomona, Calif.; five daughters, Estella. Serna Crespin of Riverside, Calif., Josie Serna of Silver City,; Yolanda Serna Barrera and her husband, Faustino Barrera Sr., of Silver City, Gloria Serna Cueva and her husband, Francisco, of Fullerton, Calif., and Mary Serna S Macias and her husband, Manny, of Corona, Calif.; one sister, Tilla Valenzuela of Hurley; and a nephew, Roberto Miranda of Anaheim, Calif. He is also survived by 22 grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter. Casket bearers will be ^Francisco Cueva Sr., Francisco Cueva Jr., Manny Macias, Faustino Barrera Jr.,:, Samuel Ray Barrera, Victor Bojorques and Lawrence ; Perez. Honorary bearers are Domingo Serna, Anthony Calderon and Paula Rivas. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels, .U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive. Phone 388-2334.

Serna: Alfredo Serna, 71, a former Silver City resident who was residing in Mammoth, Ariz., passed away Saturday. Survivors include his wife, Tillie, a son, Eddie, and a daughter, Christina,all of Mammoth; two brothers, Richard Serna of Pinos Altos and Eddie Serna of Wasco, Calif.; a half sister, Connie Davila of Pinos Altos; an aunt, Felicita Garcia of Silver City; a cousin, Dora Madero, also of Silver City; and several nieces and nephews of Silver City.

Serna: Eddie P. Serna, 73, passed away Saturday in Wasco, Calif. He was born in July, 1920 in Silver City. Mr. Serna is survived by his wife, Mary G. Serna, four stepdaughters, and two stepsons, allof Wasco; a brother, Richard P. Serna, and a half sister, Connie Davila, both of Pinos Altos; an aunt, Felictila Garcia of Silver City; and several cousins, nieces and nephews, all of Silver City.Vigil services were held Wednesday evening at 7. Funeral services were to be held at 10 this morning. Services were under the direction of Peters Mortuary of Wasco.

Serna: Margaret Serna, 89, a resident of Silver City, passed away Wednesday at Gila Regional Medical Center. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jose B. Serna. Mrs. Serna was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, a past member of the Gold Star Mothers, and a past member of the American Legion Auxiliary. She is survived by a son, George Serna and his wife, Natalia, of Hurley; two daughters, Mary Kostenbader and her husband, Kenneth, of Montgomery, Ala., and Edna Andrew of Littleton, Colo.; 10 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Rosary for Mrs. Serna will be held Friday at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Curtis-BrightFuneral Home. Graveside services will be held Saturday at 10 a.m.at Memory Lane Cemetery with Deacon Bill Holguin officiating. Curtis-Bright Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Servillo; Michael James 'Mike' Servillo, 71, former Deming resident and owner of Mike's Weld Shop died March 5 at Memorial General Hospital in Las Cruces. He was born Jan. 2, 1913 in Trenton, N.J.and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II on the USS Jason. He was a member of the Catholic Church and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. After living in Deming for ten years, he moved to Las Cruces three years ago because of his health. Funeral services were held March 9 at the Wheeler Mortuary Chapel. Fr. Mike Macaya, Pastor of St. Ann's Catholic Church officiated and interment followed at Mountain View Cemetery with veteran honors accorded by the Luna County United Veterans. He is survived by his wife, Bernice Servillo of Las Cruces; three sons, Walter Earl Hanson of Lake Arrowhead, Calif., Melvin John Hanson of Albuquerque and Michael James Servillo of Dallas, Tx; four daughters, Bernice Johnson of Clairmont, Calif., Beverly Dale of Oklahoma City, Okla, Patty Biggs of Ruidoso and Antoinette Harbor of Lake Arrowhead, Calif; four brothers, Alfonse Servillo and Joe Servillo of New Jersey, Armando Servillo of Calif. and Robert Servillo of Colo. and five sisters, Carol Masseli of New York, Julie Williams, Dollie Gallow, Margie Chinsano and Florence Cozzalino all of New Jersey. Arrangements by Baca's Wheeler Mortuary.

Mrs Evelyn Servis 21, wife of Stephen Servis, a graduate of Silver city High School, died suddenly at Wrightwood Ca Sunday. Besides her husband survivors are a three year old daughter and a baby daughter nine months old. The bereaved husband employed by the Forest Service is the son of Mr and Mrs Sam Servis of Silver city, who left immediately for California to attend funeral services.

Sevak: Vera Lee Sevak, 67, of Buckhorn died Thursday at St. Joseph's Hospital in Albuquerque. She was born in Warren, Ark. She was a homemaker. Services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Calvary Baptist Church in Casa Grande, Ariz. Burial will follow at Mountain View Cemetary at Casa Grande. Survivors are her husband, John J. Sevak of Buckhorn; two daughters, Sherry Anson and Bonnie Goad, both of Buckhorn; a son John Anthony Sevak, also of Buckhorn; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two sisters, Opal Campbell of Battle Mountain Nev., and Verna Zimmer of Albuquerque; and a sister-in-law, Kathrine Adams of Tucson, Ariz.

Sewell: Everett A. Sewell, 90, passed away Monday in Ft. Bayard Medical Center. Mr. Sewell was born in Red Bird, Missouri and hadbeen a long time resident of Western New Mexico where he was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. He is survived by his wife, Anna Sewell of Luna, two sons, Anthony LaneySewell of Tempe, Ariz., Joseph Grant Sewell of Houston, Texas, eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Mr. Sewell and his wife Anna, celebrated their fifty-first wedding anniversary onDec. 31, 1979. Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at 2 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Luna with Bishop George Gibbons conducting. Interment will followin the Luna Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers are, Alvin Laney, Joe Laney, Vernon Laney, Shelby Laney, Tom Lee Kiehne, Doyle Bradford and Leo Laney. Arrangements are by Curtis-Bright FuneralHome.

Sexton: Lois Jean Fisk Sexton, 74, of Silver City died ealy Saturday morning at her home. She was orn Sept. 15, 1921 in Macomb, Ill. and had been a Silver City resident for the past 24 years. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and homemaker. Memorial services will be held Wednesday afternoon at two in the First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Robert Bellows officiating. Cremation has taken place at Baca's Mimbres Crematorium. Survivors include her husband, Robert R. Sexton of the home; three sons, Robert Ross Sexton Jr. and his wife, Mary of Santa Fe, Edward Alan Sexton of Silver City and Joseph Wayne Sexton and his wife, Heidi of Truth or Consequences; a daughter, Nancy Anne Trinkle, and her husband, Jeff of Silver City; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Mrs. Sexton was preceded in death by a brother, Jack Alan Fisk in 1947 and a son, Steven Fisk Sexton in 1968. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in her memory to the American Cancer Society, Grant County Chapter, P.O.Box 1943, Silver City, NM 88062. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Shaffer; Fred Shaffer, 74, died April 13 in Fort Bayard. Mr. Shaffer was born in Parsons, Kansas, but was a long time resident of Silver City where he owned and operated Shaffer Ice House. He is survived by his wife, Simona Shaffer of Silver City; one daughter,Mary Harrington of Tucson, Az; one step-daughter, Lydia Bencomo of Los Angeles, Calif.; one brother, Bill Dodson of Parsons, Kansas; 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Graveside funeral services were held April 17 at the Silver City Catholic Cemetery with Fr. Paul Ragazinskas officiating. Serving as pallbearers were Jerry Dominguez, Fred Dominguez, Jim Harrington, Sammy Delgado, Freddie Bencomo and Anastacio Bencomo. Arrangements by the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

SHANKS: Betty Devore Shanks, 74, a resident of Mimbres, entered into eternal rest Tuesday, July 13, at Silver City Care Center. She was born Nov. 7, 1924, in Miami, Ariz., to Carl and Lucille (Whitsett) Dean. Mrs. Shanks worked at Hurley Cable TV as office manager for many years, and was a member of the Grant County Extension Club and the Garden Club. She is survived by her husband of more than 50 years, Richard W. Shanks of the family home; a son, Richard Wayne Shanks Jr., and his wife, Loretta Jean, of Peoria, 111.; a daughter, Betty Kathlynn Shanks of Bayard; a brother, Carl F. Dean Jr. of Albu- querque; four grandchildren, Richard Wayne Shanks 111 and his wife, Lyndsey Ann, of Peoria, Daniel Lorenc Shanks of Peoria, Jerry Ray Jackson Jr. and his wife, Renee, of Phoenix, Ariz., and Juanita Michelle Jordon and her husband, Kent, of Phoenix; and two great-granddaughters, Raynee Buena and Crystal Michelle Jordan, both of Phoenix. Calling hours will be held from 1-2 p.m. Friday at Baca's Funeral Chapels, where the funeral service will be held at 2, with Pastor Bill Trafton officiating. Burial will follow at Memory Lane Cemetery, where she will be laid to rest. Casket bearers will be Durl Welcrt, Charles Crutcher, Dean Holloway, Wayne Pruit, Kent Jordan and John 'Underwood. En- trusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive. Phone 388-2334.

Shanks: Shawn Shanks, 15, a resident of Silver City, died in an automobile accident Saturday morning. He was a sophomore at Silver High School. He is survived by his father, James Shanks and his wife, Karen, of Tyrone; his mother, Cindy Wilder and her husband, Scott, of Billings, Mont.; one sister, Tammy Shanks of Tyrone; one stepbrother, Wesley Overby, also of Tyrone; his paternal grandmother, Helen Shanks of Calispell, Mont.; his maternal grandparents, Norbert and Hazel Frigge of Billings; and one aunt, Mary Lou Aho of Butte, Mont. Visitation will be held this evening from 6-8 in the Curtis-Bright chapel; and again Tuesday from 2-5 p.m. Rosary will be recited Tuesday at 8 p.m. in the Curtis-Bright chapel with the Rev. Mark Sutton as celebrant. Mass will be celebrated Wednesday at 10 a.m. in the St. Vincent dePaul Catholic Church, also with Sutton as celebrant. Following services his body will be taken to Montana for further services and interment. Arrangements are by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

SHANNON: Ejizabeth Shannon 79, died Saturday in Silver ‘City. Mrs. Shannon was a resident of Cliton,’ Ariz., and was retired as a public school teacher. She is survvived by four cousins, Madeline Metcalf Foster of Marigus Springs, Ina Metcalf of Cambria Calif., Don Foster of San Francisco, Calif., and Dr. Larry Foster of Las Cruces. Memorial services will held at 2 p.m. thurseday at Morenci Episcopal Church with the Rev E lee Stevens of officiating. Arrangements are by the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

Funeral services for Mrs.’ Jettie Shannon were held Tuesday afternoon in Clifton, Ariz., the, deceased residence ‘for’ the past several years. She was a pioneer of Silver City and was the widow of Baylor Shannon, one-time sheriff of ‘Grant_County. Survivors Include a daughter, Elizabeth, Clifton, a sister, Bella Cox of Silver City, and a niece, Mrs. Malcom Hoge, the former Jane Goodell of New Orleans.

Shannon; Amie Marie Shannon, 6, resident west of Deming died at Memorial General Hospital in Las Cruces. She was born March 11, 1978 in Deming and was a first grade student at Memorial School. Funeral services were held at Baca's Wheeler Funeral Chapel. Rev. D.J. Mead, Pastor of the Bethel Baptist Church officiated and interment followed at Mountain View Cemetery. She is survived by her parents, Danny and Amie Marguerite Shannon; a brother, Ivan Shannon; grandparents, Fred and Evelyn Shannon and Robert Wisdom all of Deming. Pallbearers were Steve Wisdom, George Jonas, JerryHand and Steve Lambert, Baca's Wheeler Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. H. L. Shantz of Santa Barbara, Calif., mother of Ben Shantz, Silver City attorney, died Aug. 10 in Santa Barbara hospital. Mrs. Shantz would have been’ 75 years old on her next birthday, Aug. 30. Funeral services and burial were held Aug. 13 in Tucson, Ariz. Upon notification of his mother’s serious illness, Shantz left here Tuesday evening to go to Santa Barbara, but death occurred before his arrival there. Immediate family survivors are Mrs. Shantz’ husband, Dr. H. L. Shantz, and two sons, Ben of Silver City, and Homer Shantz of San Francisco. Dr. and Mrs. Shantz were well known here, having visited their son and his family many times in the past. They ‘made their home in Tucson during the time that Dr. Shantz was president of the University of Arizona. Upon his retirement, they went to Santa Barbara where they have made their home in recent years.

Shantz: Dr. Homer LeRoy Shantz, 82, notable father of Ben Shantz,prominent Silver City attorney, died Sunday, June 22, in Rapid City, South Dakota, of a heart attack. He was a frequent visitor at the home of his son here in recent years, the last visist beingtwo weeks ago. At the time of his death he was actively engaged in a resurvey of the vegetation of the Northern Great Plains, a project sponsored by the University of Arizona, together with Prof. Walter S. Phillips, head of the Department of Botany. Dr. Shantz was born in Kent County, Michigan, Jan. 24, 1876. Hewas educated at Colorado College in Colorado Springs and the University of Nebraska. Thereafter he worked in the Bureau of Plant Industry of the U. S. Department of Agriculture for many years. He was professor of botany at the University of Illinois and president of the University of Arizona from 1928 to 1936, withan outstanding record as an educator during which the university made great progress. From 1936 to his retirement in 1944, he was the Chief of the Forest Service. But he never actually retired. Dr. Shantz made three extended trips through Africa and was the author of many articles on the soils and vegetation of Africa and of the Western United States. Fame International Dr. Shantz, internationally know plant peographer, ecologist, author and educator, received the outstanding achievementy award for 1953 of the Associtation of American Geographers. The award was presented at the Association's 50th anniversary meeting in Philadelphia. In 1957, he recieved the National Society Botanical Award. In the geographic field, Dr. Shantz was best known for his map of native vegetation types in the United States. The map and its text is regarded by botan

Shantz: Ben Shantz, a Silver City attorney, passed away on Jan. 2. Mr. Shantz was born in Colorado Springs, Colo., on July l9, l904, the son of Homer L. Shantz and Lucia S. Shantz. He is survived by his widow, the former Mary Jarrold of Tucson, Ariz.; two sons, Norman and Robert Shantz; and a brother, Homer L. Shantz Jr., of Coronado, Calif. Mr. Shantz was educated at Swarthmore College, the University of Illinois and University of Arizona, where he received his law degree in l933. He practiced in Tucson and El Paso, Texas, prior to coming to Silver City in l942. He was also admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and before the Supreme Court of the United States of America. He retired from active practice in l979. Mr, Shantz was a director of the New Mexico Mining Association for many years, and of the American Natinal Bank. He was president of the Silver City Rotary Club in l946, and was chairman of the Southwestern Section of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers in l956. Graveside services will be conducted at the Silver City Cemetery with only the immediate family present.

Bates Sharp, 19, year old SOfi of Mr and Mrs. Joseph Sharp, Berwvn, Pa. and grandson of Mr. and Mr’s. Wayne Wilson died last Thursday at West Point from a heart attack which ocuurred while he was swimming. Cadet Sharp had visited Silver City a few days before his death, having come here with his mother, twin brother Bill; a friend, Bayard Fox and Miss Louise Turrier. He returned to West Point by army plane on June 26. Bates and Bill Sharp were horn at Santa Rita and resided at the Double S ranch on Mogollon Creek until they moved to Pennsylvania several years ago with their parents.

Sharp: Ellen D.W. (Dickie) Sharp, 86, retired director of nurses aides at Winchester Memorial Hospital, entered eternal rest in Winchester, Va. She was born March 31, 1907, to Wayne M. and Julia Eno Wilson and was a resident of Marlboro Springs Farm for more than 40 years. She was an active member of the Christ Episcopal Church, a former member of the church vestry, and active with the American Red Cross. A memorial service will be held Thursday, June 10, at the Christ Episcopal Church. Survivors include one son, J.E. "Bill" Sharp of Winchester. Arrangments were by Jones Funeral Home of Winchester.

Harry A. Shaul, 77, a resident of Gila for34 years and a retired horse trainer, died. Sunday In Tucson, Az., following an extended illness. Survivors of the deceased are two sons, Edward A. Shaul of Tucson and John A. Shaul of Las Cruces; a daughter,’ Mrs William 0, Shelley of Gila; 11 grandchildren and 1 greatgrandchild, and a brother, J A. Shaul of Macon, Miss. The Rev Ralph Hensley of the Trinity Presbyterian Church of Cliff conducted the funeral service at 3 p.m. Thursday In the Gila Mesa Cemetery. Pallbearers were Tom McCauley, Burrell Chapman, Donald Hooker, Gene Donahue, Ernest Drown sad sari Hathorn. Internment was ‘under direction f the Curtis Mortuary.

SHAW: Amanda Moreno Shaw, 81, passed away Tuesday in Fort Bayard. She was born Nov. 5, 1904 in Marfa, Texas, to Dolores and Edubiges Moreno. She had been a resident of Fort Bayard for several years and was a member of the Santa Clara Catholic Church in Central. She is survived by two sisters, Josefa Galland and Rachel Jones of Los Angeles, Calif.; four brothers, Oscar Moreno of Los Angeles, Ismael Moreno of Banning, Calif., Daniel Moreno of San Gabriel, Calif., and Neponuceno T. Moreno of Hanover; two nephews. Alfredo Moreno of Las Cruces and Ricardo More-no of Longbeach, Calif.; and several nieces and nephews, all of California. Rosary recitation will be Sunday in the Wheeler Funeral Home chapel at 7 p.m. and Mass of the resurrection will be Monday in the Santa Clara Catholic Church in Central at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Paul Ragazinskas officiating. Burial will be in the Fort Bayard National Cemetery, Serving as pallbearers will be Raymundo Tafoya, Trinidad Lucero, Mariano Zamora, Rarnon Garcia, Jose Sierra, and Aifredo Moreno. Honorary pallbearers will be Fred Barreras, Tony Torrez, Ricardo Moreno, Edward Jones, and Michael Moreno. Arrangements are by the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

Charles B Shaw, died at Hillcrest hospital Sunday afternoon. Mr. Shaw was a native of Central and had lived there all his life. He was a veteran of WW I and was retired from Ft Bayard Veterans hospital. Survivors include his wife, Amanda of Central; one sister, Mrs. Mose LaBrada of Los Angeles and one niece Mrs. Ed Wheaton of Hurley.

SHAW: David H. Shaw, 72, died Monday in Silver City. He was born in Chicago. He was a resident of Hurley, and he was a steam fitter for power plant construction. He was a member of the Silver City Moose Lodge No. 1718 and Local No. 412. He is survived by his wife, Kathy, of Hurley. Memorial services will be held~at 7 p.m. Thursday In the Silver City Moose Lodge, with members of the lodge conducting the services. Arrangements are by Curtis-Bright-Funeral Home.

SHAW: I)avxd H. Shaw 72, died Monday in Silver City. Re was born in Chicago, was a resident of Hurley, and he was a steam fitter for Power Plant construction. He was a member of the Silver City Moose Lodge No. 1718 and Local No. 412. He is survived by his wife, Kathy, of Hurley. Memorial services will be held at 7p.m Thursday in the Silver City. Moose Lodge, with members of the lodge conducting the services Arrangements are by Curtis Bright Funeral Home.

SHAW: The survivors wish to announce the death of Rita J. Shaw, 62, who died Oct. 18, 1984 in Memorial General Hospital in Las Cruces. She was a resident of Silver City and had been a clerk at the Drifter Motel. Survivors include two Sons, Miles Shaw of San Francisco, Calif., and Joel Shaw of Silver City; two sisters, Betty Scaizo of Mt. Dora, Fl. and Evelyn Smith of Great Bend, Penn.; and two grandchildren. Arrangements were by Getz of Las Cruces.

 Sam Shaw 61 deputy sheriff and constable at Fierro, died last Friday after a-brief illness. He’had seved as a peace officer in Grant county for someyears. The deceased Is Survivedby daughter,! Mrs. P. De La Paz Miami, Ariz, and a brother Charles Shaw Central. Funeral services were held monday afternoon at Central where burial took place. The Central Lodge of the AHA conducted the services at the grave internment being conducted by Cox Mortuary.

Shaw: Bobby Leon Shaw, 75, a resident of Silver City, entered into rest Thursday at his residence. He was born Sept. 10, 1919 in Darden, Texas to Samuel D. and Hallie Lee Shaw. Mr. Shaw was employed by Home Furniture for more than 50 years as servicer manager uhtil his retirement in December 1994. He served on the town of Silver City Planning and Zoning Commission. A memorial service will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in Baca's Funeral Chapels with Vern Crosley conducting the service. Survivors include his wife, Ora Nell Shaw of Silver City; two sons, Bobby Louis Shaw and his wife, Marilyn of Westminster, Calif. and James Gordon Shaw and his wife, Joan of San Marcos, Texas; a daughter, Shereen Louise Snare and her husband, Michael of Lordsburg; six grandchildren, Bobby Shaw of Fullerton, Calif., Mark Shaw of San Marcos, Lonnie Shaw of Orem, Utah, Dell Shaw of Dallas, Christy Riley of Lordsburg and Bryan Riley of Las Cruces; and three great-grandchildren, Danny Shaw of Sacramento, Calif. and Christina Shaw and Nicholas Shaw, both of Dallas. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be directed to the Gila Regional Medical Center Hospice Program, 1313 E. 32nd St., Silver city, NM. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels and Baca's Mimbres Crematorium.

Shaw: Calvin Shaw, born Dec. 6, 1905 in Limestone County, Texas, died Monday in Silver City. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ozzie Mae Martin Shaw in 1970, and by his father and mother, Elijah Shaw and Elizabeth Taylor Shaw. A son, Calvin Shaw Jr.died in 1952, another son, Sherman Shaw, died in 1957, and a daughter, Doris Mae Ross, died in 1984. His survivors include four sons, Charles R. Shaw of Silver City, Robert M. Shaw and Gene E. Shaw of Clovis, Jack Du Bois of Fort Worth, Texas; and five daughters, Eunice Wauford of Gallup, Dessie Mallory of Alamogordo, Lois Jackson and Dorothy Dawson, both of Clovis and Betty Wright of Las Vegas, Nev. Mr. Shaw is also survived by 40 grandchildren, 42 great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren. As a young man in Limestone County and Falls County, Texas, he worked as a sharecropper for various farms. His grandmother taught him how to cook and he fell in love with this profession and stayed with it for more than 50 years until his retirement in 1981. Mr. Shaw moved to Clovis in 1938 and operated his own business for many years. He also worked as a masterchef for the Santa Fe Railroad during World War 11 and shortly thereafter as a chef on the Grandcanyon and Super Chief Trains. He moved to Silver City in 1958. He was a deacon with the Brewer Hill Baptist Church in Silver City. Funeral services will be held in Clovis Thursday at 2 p.m. at Bethlehem Baptist Church at First and Calhoun streets with the Revs. O. Kirk, W.C. Green and F. Williams officiating. Pallbearers will be his grandsons and great-grandsons.

Shaw: JoAnne Shaw, 49, a resident of Clovis, passed away July 20 in Silver City. She was born Nov. 24, 1944, in Clovis to Lois F. Shaw and Jimmy Brown. She later moved to Silver City and worked as a cook at the Drifter and Grinder Mill. Survivors include her mother, Lois Jackson of Clovis; six sisters, Beverly Dickey and Faye Green of Clovis, Vicki Smith of Colorado Springs, Colo., Brenda Green of Albuquerque, Rachel Higgins of Odessa, Texas, and Gloria Green of Los Lunas; five brothers, Harold Green and Eldridge Green of Clovis; Larry Green and Emmanual Green of Albuquerque and Aaron Green of Las Cruces; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and friends. Services were held July 23. She was buried in Mission Garden of Memories in Clovis. A memorial service in her honor will be held in Silver City on Sunday, Aug. 7, at 3 p.m. at Brewer Hill Baptist Church 600 N. Corbin. The Rev. E.B. Ross will officiate.

Shaw: Joel Lawrence Shaw, 30, was born Oct. 18, 1962, at Miles City, Mont. His parents, both deceased, were Rita J. Shaw and Donald W. Shaw. Mr. Shaw died tragically in Pinos Altos on Aug. 1.Mr. Shaw spent much of his youth in the Silver City and Deming areas. Over the past five years he worked as a driller in Nevada and New Mexico. He was a truly free spirit with an unequaled affection for motorcycles and an uncompromising love for his vast and varied family of friends. He will be deeply missed by his scores of friends and his brother, Miles Shaw of London.

Shaw: Katherine Shaw, 74, a Fort Bayard resident, entered life eternal Sunday at Fort Bayard Medical Center. Service are pending. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Kamel Shea, 58, a veteran of World’ War I, died Monday at Fort Bayard Veterans Hospital. He was a resident of El Paso where he had lived for 38 years and was active in sports circles. Surviving are his wife ,and two sons, Patrick, stationed in Nevada with the Navy, and Kamel, Jr., of El Paso. Funeral services and burial took place in El Paso.

James Edward Shean died at home early June 30 following a brief illness. Mt. Shean was born in Lyons, Iowa, 1891. He was a World War 1 veteran and was a plant production manager for Swift & Co. in the middle western states prior to his arrival at Ft. Bayard as a patient in 1930, where he also served as National Rehabilitation Officer ‘in the. Veteran’s Administration During World’ War II he set up and headed the Selective Service for this area. His civic activities include directorship of the American Red Cross and several terms as probate judge. He was Silver City town clerk for some years before his retirement. Survivors include his widow, Alice Stewart Shean; a son, James William ‘Shean; a daughter, Mrs. Robert (Majorie) Harsh, five grandchildren, all of Silver city. Three sisters, Mrs Otto Rasmusson, Commanche Iowa, Mrs Thomas Mangum DeWitt iowa, and Sister Mary Greargellon BVM St Ferdinand’s Convent, Chicago Ill. Funeral services were private.

Shean: James William Shean, 68, a resident of Silver City since 1930, passed away at his home Tuesday after an extended illness. Mr. Shean attended St. Mary's Academy and Silver City public schools. He was salutatorian of the 1939 Teachers High School graduating class. He graduated from New Mexico State Teachers College in 1943. Mr Shean served in World War II as a lieutenant in the U.S. Marine Corps, 6th Battalion, 155 Howitzers, 3rd Marine Division, and participated in the campaigns at Peleliu and Okinawa. Following the war, he was a journalist with Transradio Press in New York City and filed news stories from the United Nations in its early years at Lake Success and Flushing Meadow. His career as an educator in Silver City began in 1950 at Lincoln School. Positions held by Mr. Shean in the Silver City school system included mathematics instructor at Stout Junior High, mathematics curiculum coordinator for the Silver City school system and principal of Jose Barrios School. He retired in 1980. He was preceded in death by his father, James Edward Shean, in 1972, and a nephew, Brayton Currie Harsh, in 1985. Survivors include his mother, Alice Stewart Shean of Silver City; a sister, Marjorie Harsh of Silver City; four nieces, Alice Harsh of Albuquerque, June Foster of Silver City, Alexis Harsh of Gainsville, Fla., and Cecily Harsh de Guitierrez of Tampa, Fla.; three great-nephews; and two great-nieces. Private graveside services and interment were conducted today at 10 a.m. at Fort Bayard National Cemetery with the Rev. Bill Mayer of the St. Francis Newman Center presiding. Arrangements were by Wheeler Funeral Home.

SHEARER: Funeral services for Ethel Whitmer Shearer were held at 2p.m. today at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with President Gerald Billings officiating. Interment followed in the Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Elwyn Montierth, Leland Montierth, Wade Lamorcatix Andy Rex Lamorcaijx, Duanw Whitmer and Allen Whit mer. Honorary pallbearers were Harold Whitmer Rex Whitmer, Afton Whitmer, Lawrence Whitmer, Von Whitmer, Geneimons, Bob Weagel , Raymond Jones, Bill Collins anCarroll Porter. Arrangenic:irs Were by the Wheeler Funeral home.

Shearer: John Becker Shearer born July 22, 1919, in New York City,died in William Beaumont Hospital, Saturday, June 7, at the age of60. He had lived in this community for 15 years, where he was employed by Phelps Dodge. He was of the Mormon Faith and a memberof the American Legion. Funeral services were Tuesday, June 10, in the Mormon Church with Bishop Dale Inman officiating. Burial was in Ft. Bayard cemetery under the direction of the Wheeler Funeral Home. Survivors are: his wife, Ethel Shearer; mother, Mary B. Shearer of Seattle; two brothers, Robert and William Shearer both of Seattle; one sister, Ruth Tragnor of Mesa, Arizona, two daughters, Deanna Theole of Albuquerque and Kathelyn Logan of Montecello and a son, John Shearer of Wichita, Kansas.

SHELBURNE: Clara M. Shelburne, 88, of Silver City passed away Thursday, Feb. 25, at her residence. Memo- rial services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Bright Funeral Home with the Rev. Scott Penrod officiating. Mrs. Shelburne was born Nov. 9, 1910, in ESarasota, Fla., the daughter if William Knotts and Zenoby Kancy Knotts. She was married to Donald L. Shelburne in Casper, Wyo. Mr. Shelburne preceded her in death in 1985. Mrs. Shelburne is survived by one daughter, Sharon Holloway, and her husband, Dexter, of Silver City; two granddaughters, Brenda Kay Miller, and Dawn Marie Rainey and her husband, Johnny, and two great-granddaughters, Makie Rainey and Megan Rainey, all of Phoenix; and nieces and nephews, Lillian Eastlake and Rae Huggins, both of Ceres, Calif., Randy Shipper of San Jose, Calif., Huellen Randolph, and Jimmy Mobley and daughter, Dina, of Florida, and Patty Johnson, Marilyn Rheault and Johnny Benton, all of Florida. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Gila Regional Hospice in care of Wanda Hall, 1313 32nd St., Silver City, NM 88061 or the American Heart Association. Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

SHELBURNE: Clara Maude Shelburne, 89, of Silver City passed away this morning at her residence. Services are pending with Bright Funeral Home.

Funèral services for Sandy Lee Sheldon. 12 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Sheldon, were held in the Curtis Mortuary Chapel on Saturday with the Rev. Nea1 Nicolay of the Valley Community Church officiating. Survivors include his parents, two sisters, Jackie and Mickey; two brothers, Danny and Burl, all of Silver City; paternal grandmother Mrs. IL A. Sheldon and maternal grandmother, Mrs. Mary Cransmore, both of Oshkosh, Neb.

Sheldon: August Frederick Sheldon, 69, a resident of Las Cruces, died Wednesday at Memorial Medical Center in Las Cruces. He was born July 31, 1921, in Yuma, Ariz. He was a former resident of Hurley and a retired Santa Fe Railroad employee. Mr. Sheldon was active in the Masonic Lodge. Survivors include his mother, Mildred Sheldon of Las Cruces; a son, Frank R. Sheldon of Las Cruces; a daughter, Helen L. Booker of Sierra Vista, Ariz.; a brother, John Nelson Sheldon of Las Cruces; and a granddaughter, Elizabeth Ann Booker of Sierra Vista. Visitation was to be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Getz Funeral Home in Las Cruces. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Getz Funeral Home. Burial will follow at the Masonic Cemetery in Las Cruces. In lieu of flowers, the family prefers donations to the American Cancer Society, 4224 Downtown Mall, Las Cruces, N.M. 88003-191. Arrangements are by Getz Funeral Home of Las Cruces.

Sheldon: Funeral services for Sandy Lee Sheldon, 12 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Sheldon, were held in the Curtis Mortuary Chapel on Saturday with the Rev. Neal Nicolay of the Valley Community Church officiating. Survivors include his parents; two sisters, Jackie and Mickey; two brothers, Danny and Burl, all of Silver City; paternal grandmother, Mrs. H. A. Sheldon and maternalgrandmother, Mrs. Mary Cransmore, both of Oshkosh, Neb.

Sheldon: Stella Louise Sheldon, 70, died Tuesday in Memorial General Hospital of Las Cruces. She was a former resident of Silver City and was a registered nurse. Visitation will be tonight from 5-9 in the Getz Funeral Home of Las Cruces. Services will be Friday at 2 p.m. in the Getz Funeral Home with the Rev. E. Leonard Gillingham officiating. Burial will follow in the Masonic Cemetery. She is survived by her husband, August Fred Sheldon of Las Cruces; one son, Mike, of Las Cruces; a daughter, Helen Sheldon of Fort Huachuca, Ariz.; two brothers, A.B. Cain of Benton, Kan., and Frank Cain of Deming; three sisters, Iona Bell of Paducah, Ky., and Roxie De Oliveira and Lela Townsend, both of Las Cruces; and two grandchildren. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. Getz Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

SHELL: Ferne H. Shell, 98, died Monday, Jan. 20. in Al- buquerque. She was born May 24, 1904, in Logan County, i Indian territory, now Oklahoma, near the small town of Marshall, to Robert S. and Rachel Hedgecock. She at- tended Excelsior (Frog Pond), a one-room rural school, graduated from Marshall high School, and attended Okiahoma A & M College, now Oklahoma State University, in Silllwater. She majored in English. got a leaching certificate and began teaching in Garber. Okla. She did not develop a fondness for teaching and became a bookkeeper in a department store in Perry Okla. The store closed due the Depression and she moved to El Paso, Texas, and attended business college. She became secretary to the president of the electrical workers union and was editor its newsletter. She married Clyde Burge and they moved to Garfield in the Hatch Valley. She moved to Hatch in 1948 and worked for a doctor there. In 1951, she moved to Las Cruces and went to work as a social worker for the New Mexico Department of Human Services. She lived in Silver City and also worked in Lordsburg for several years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church. In 1970. she married Alfred Shell of Silver City. In 1986. she moved to a retirement community in Albuquerque to be near her foster daughter and family. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by two brothers, one sister, and two husbands. Graveside services will be held Saturday at 10am in Memory Lane Cemetery. French Mortuary is in charge.

Mrs. Alfred H. Shell’ flew to Stillwater Okla, on Feb. 20th to the bedside Of her mother, Rachel Hedgecock who had previously spent considerable time with Mrs Shell in Silver City. Mrs Hedgecock passed away on Feb. 26 at the age of 93 years. The services were held at the First Christian church Marshall Okla on Feb. 29 1972 at 2pm. The family wishes to take this means to express their appreciation for the many expressions of thoughfulness and respect from her friends here. Mrs Shell will rewturn to Silver City on March 16th.

SHELL: Alfred H. Shell Jr. 60, entered into rest Monday in Silver City. He was bori April 9, 1935, in Santa Fe the son of Alfred and Fen Shell. He lived most of his life in Silver City. He serve in the U.S. Army during th Korean War and was a member of the Disabled American Veterans. He was. involved in amateur radio activities. He is survived by his wife of nine years, Sheri Shell of Deming; three sons, Robert Shell and his wife, Anja, of Oslo, Norway, Mark Edward Shell of New Mexico, and Troy William Shell and his wife, Lisa, of Ormond Beach F1a a stepdaughter,: Dina Marie Garcia, and her husband, Richard, of Albuquerque; and his father-in-law, E.E. "Joe" Ellis of Deming. He is also survived by three grandchildren Kee Shell of Ormond Beach, and Jhayd and Jake Garcia of Albuquerque. A memorial service will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at Fort Bayard National Cemetery with David Strain officiating. Veterans honors wilI be accorded. Cremation has takcn place with Baca's Mimbres Crematory. Entrusted to the care of Raca's Funeral Chapels and Baca's Mimbres Crematory.

J. W Shelley, highly respected resident of this community, passed. away last Frlday..at the age of 72. The deceased was born in Bell County, Tex.’ln 1879 and as a child of four came to the Grant Country- with her parents. His years of residence here numbered 88. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at the Gila cemetery with arrangements by Cox Mortuary.’. Survivors are a son, Robert; a sister, Mrs. Mae Rice and a brother, Tom Shelley. All are residents of this area.

Mr. Lawrence Shelley, 58, died at his ranch near Cliff.Oct.6. Mr. ‘Shelley was a native of Cliff and had lived there all his life’. He was a well known rancher .and lawman of Grant County. He served as a county commissioner from 1952 to’ 1956, served as chief deputy from 1957 to 1960, and was sheriff from 1961 to 1964. Mr. Shelly was a membér of the Cattle Growers Association, the New Mexico Sheriff and Police Association, the National Sheriff and Police Association, the Tyrone Masonic Lodge No. 52 AF & AMT and a member of the Santa Fe Scottish Rite Masons. Survivors include his widow, Rosemary of Cliff, two sons, Hollis of Silver City and Terell of Cliff; one daughter Mrs. Joyce Loomis of Lincoln, Neb.; four grandchildren; two brothers, Worthington and Bill, both of Cliff; and two sisters, Mrs. Jack Hooker of Silver City and Mrs. Viola Eakin of Cliff. Funeral services were held in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel at 2:30 p.m. Monday with the Rev. Clifton M. Henderson of the Episcopal Church of the Good-Shépherd officiating. Internment followed in the Mesa Cemetery at Gilá Tyrone ‘Masonic Loddge. No. 52 conducted graveside services. Casket bearers were .Hollis Williams, Dick Hays, Forrest Delk, Wesley Brown, Gene Tow and Guy- Dunivon.

Shelley: Edwin Thomas Shelley, lifelong resident of Grant County,met an untimely accidental death last Saturday at his home near Cliff on the Upper Gila River. He was born near Cliff, Jan. 24, 1905, the son of Thomas J. and Hattie Shelley and grandson of P.M.Shelley, who with his family was one of the earliest settlers on the Gila River and Mogollon Creek. Mr. Shelley led a varied and interesting life. He attended school at Cliff, later transferringto New Mexico State Teachers College, where he graduated from highschool and finished three years of college before accepting a teaching job in the Manual Training Department of the Silver City Public Schools. he was very active in athletics during high school and college, starring in basketball. On June 2, 1929 he was married to Idah Joyce Grimes. To this marriage was born two children, Thomas Robert and Judith Louise. He was a member of PhiSigma Pi Fraternity and an early member of the Silver City Lions Club. He worked for the Forest Service under Ranger Henry Woodrowduring his college years and was Hatchery Foreman at the White Creek Fish Hatchery when it was moved to Glenwood, staying there several years before being transferred to the Red River Hatchery. He also served as District Game Warden at Magdalena with the StateGame & Fish Department in 1945, moving to Cliff, where he engaged in business for himself and also operated his ranch on the Gila River. The last several years he had been employed by Kennecott Copper Corp. at Santa Rita and also directed his farm and ranch. He was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and was a devoted husband and father. He participated in all civic activities and his exuberant spirit and kindliness endeared him to a wide circle of friends. He is survived by his widow; a son, Lt. Thomas Robert Shelley of Ft. Bliss, Texas; a daughter, Judy; a grandson, Kenneth Ray Shelley; three sisters, Mrs. Lum Eakin of Socorro, Mrs. T.B. Hollimon of Ysleta, Texas andMrs. J.V. Hooker of Silver City; and three brothers, Worthington and William of Cliff and Lawrence of Silver City. Funeral services were held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of the Church of Latter Day Saints in Silver City. Interment was in the Gila Mesa cemetery. Active pallbearers were Worthington Shelly, William Shelly, Lawrence Shelly, W.F. Grimes, J.M. Grimes and JackHooker. Honorary pallbearers were his numerous friends and neighbors.

Shelley: Lawrence Holis "Buster" Shelley, 32, died last Saturday morning as a result of an auto accident. He was a native of Santa Rita and had lived in Grant County all his life. He was a graduate of Silver High School, Eastern Arizona Junior College, and WNMU. Formerly employed by the Grant County Sheriff's office, he was associated in ranching with his late father. He was member of Cliff-Gila Fair Board. Mr. Shelley was employed by Brub Stone contractor, at the time of his death. He was a member of Grant County Sheriff's Posse, former presidents of the Western States Rodeo Assn., and director of the Arizona Rodeo Assn. Survivors include his wife, Linda, two daughters, Shawna Lynn and Sheryl Ann; his mother, Mrs. Rosemary Shelley of Cliff; one brother, Terrell of Cliff; one sister, Mrs. Joyce Loomis of Lincoln, Nebr; and his grandmother, Mrs. Bertha K. Bain of San Antonio, Tex. Funeral services were held in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Monday with Bishop Thomas Shelley in charge of arrangements. Interment followed in the Mesa Cemetery at Gila. The Curtis-Bright Funeral Home was in charge.

Shelley: Worthington Shelley, 83, of Gila passed away Sunday night at his home. Arrangements are pending. Family members haveselected Curtis-Bright Funeral Home to serve them.

 SHELLHORN: Douglas Randolph Shellhorn passed away Thursday, April 29, at his home in Silver City. He was born Dec. 19, 1947, in Silver City. He completed his elementary and high school education in Reserve. After graduating from high school, he enlisted in the armed services and completed a tour in Vietnam. He worked in the construction industry and loved driving trucks for the remainder of his life. He was preceded in death by his wife, Edith Faye, and his father, Kenneth Shellhorn. Both passed away in 1996. He is survived by his mother, Marjorie Shellhorn of Glenwood; two stepchildren, Sammy Lane and his wife, Dorothy, and Tracy Lane and his wife, Jo, and three step-grandchildren, all of California; two sisters and two brothers, Judy Hill of Silver City, Craig Shellhorn and his wife, Myrna, ol Springerville, Ariz., Dennis Shellhorn of Silver City, and Robin Shellhorn of La:, Cruces; and numerous nieces and nephews. Pallbearers will be Bobby Dannely. George Williams, Sammy Lane, Tracy Lane,Joe Lane, Keith Shellhorn, Kleve Shellhorn, Bobby Upton, Robert Upton and Tim Up- ton. Viewing will be Sunday evening from 6-8 at Baca's Funeral Chapels. Graveside services will be held Monday at 10 a.m. in Memory Lane Cemetery with Max Kelley officiating. In Leu flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the American Cancer Society. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive. Phone 388-2334.

L. Edward Shellhorn long time resident of Catron and Grant counties, died in Albuquerque February 24, after an extended illness. He was 76. The deceased was born in Glenwood and lived there most of his life. He attended’ grade school there and went to the Normal high school in Silver City. He was in the ranching business with his mother in the Glenwood area and later was in bussiess with his son Ed. Jr. in Glenwood. After moving to Silver City in 1Q61. Shellhorn worked until his retirement for Jim Peeler. Sr. who at that time was the agent for Phillips 66 here. He was a very active member of the Sixth Street Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife Golda of Silver City; two sons. Charles Edward of Glenwood. and ‘Bud of Salsbury .N Carolina: two daughters. Mrs Doyle Karkoskv of Austin Texas and Mrs. Frieda Arthur of Synder Texas. Also surviving are three sisters, Mrs. lnez Norris and Mrs. Harriet Marty of Chambers Ariz, and Mrs. Garnett Rooks of Albuquerque, N.M.: one other Kenneth of Glenwood: and 13 grandchildren. Funeral services were held Tuesday at 2:30 p.,. in the Curtis Bright Funeral Chapel with the Rev D. J. Mead of the Sixth Street Baptist Church officiating. Graveside services were held at the Glenwood Cemetery at 2:30 p m. Pallbearers were Craig Shellhorn, Randy Shellhorn, Auggie Shellhorn Wayne Shellhorn. Robert Upton and Jim Garlow .

Shellhorn: Funeral services were held for John L. (Len) Shellhorn, 86, on Monday under the direction of the Curtis Mortuary at the Presbyterian Church in Glenwood with the Rev. Harold E. Dystra of Reserve officiating. Graveside services were conducted at the Alma Cemetery by the Silver City Elks Lodge. Mr.Shellhorn was a retired rancher of Glenwood. He was a native of Cliff and had resided most of his life in Catron County. He died at Hillcrest General Hospital, April 8, following a several weeks illness. Immediate survivors of the deceased include two nephews,Kenneth Shellhorn of Glenwood and Edward Shellhorn of Silver City;three nieces, Mrs. Harriett Marty and Mrs. Inez Norris, both of Chambers, Ariz., and Mrs. Garnett Rooks of Pecos, Tex.; and numerous great-nephews and great nieces. Pallbearers were QuentonHulse, Kenneth Hollimon, Billy Kiehne, Pat Kelley, Elsworth Tiptonand Jack Carlson.

SHELLHORN: Charles Kenneth Shellhorn, 80, a lifetime resident of Glenwood, entered into rest Saturday at his residence. He was born June 1, 1916, at the family ranch in Whitewater Canyon to Willis and Emma Kelly Shelihorn. Mr. Shellhorn was a longtime rancher and a 25-year member of the Elks Club. He enjoyed the outdoors and loved horses, hound dogs and nmule. Vtsitation will begin at 2 this afternoon in Baca's Funeral Chapels. A graveside funeral service will be held Tuesday at 2 in the afternoon at the Glenwood Cemetery with the Rev. John McDonald officiating. Survivors include his wife, Marjorie Shellhorn of Glenwood, three sons, Craig Shellhorn and his wife, Myrna, of Springerville, Ariz., Randy Shellhorn and his wife, Edith, of Silver City, and Dennis SheIlhorn of Silver City; two daughters, Judy Hill of Silver City and Robin Shellhorn of Las Cruces; a sister, Harriet Mary, and her husband, Walter, of Albuquerque; 10 grandchildren; and 17 greatgrandchildren. Casket bearers will be Robert and Tim Upton, Kieve Shelihorn, Keith Shelihorn, Stewart Rooks and Monte Rooks. Honorary bearers will Gail Schisler, Ray Freeman, Rick Jump and Jimmy "Speedy" Shelton. In lieu of flowers, donations may be directed to Southwestern New Mexico Services Helping Children and Adults, 907 N. Pope St., Silver City, N.M. 88061. Entrusted to th care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

SHELLHORN: Edith Faye Shellhorn, 51, entered eternal rest Saturday at her residence in Silver City. She was born Jan. 15, 1945, in Raleigh, N.C., to Samuel and Faye Williams. She was a school bus driver for the Silver City Consolidated School District for 21 years. Mrs. Shelihorn was a good cook and enjoyed playing bingo at the League of United Latin American Citizens hail. She also enjoyed going to yard sales and secondhand stores. Mrs. Shellborn was a wonderful wife and enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren. She dearly loved having her friends and family over for some good home cooking. She will be deeply missed by them all. She is survived by her husband Randy of the home; her mother, Faye Williams of Miami, Fla.; two sons. Sammy Lane and his wife, Dorothy, of Oceanside, Calif., and Tracy Lane and his wife, Jocelyn of El Toro, Calif.; a brother, George Alton Williams. and his wife, Becky, of Silver City; and three grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Dana Lane, in 1971, and her father, Samuel Gil Williams, in 1992. Visitation will be today from 1-3 p.m. at Baca's Funeral Chapels followed by a funeral service at 3 p.m. at Baca's with Max Kelley officiating. Burial and committal services will follow at Memory Lane Cemetery. Casket hearers are Robert Upton, Tim Upton, Keith Shelihorn. Kleve Shellhorn, Chuck Ohar and Clee Crumbly. Serving as honorary hearers are Stuart Rooks, Monty Rooks and James Jaurequi. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

SHELLEY: Idah Joyce Grimes Shelley, 94, of Cliff passed away Saturday, March 6, at Gila Regional Medical Center. The family will receive friends at 9 a.m. Thursday, March 11, an hour before funeral service time at 10 Thursday morning at the Stake Center of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Silver City. Bishop Donald Hooker will officiate. Interment will be in Mesa Cemetery in Gila. The dedication of the grave will be given by her son, Thomas R. Shelley. Mrs. Shelley was born Sept. 22, 1904, in Milledgeville, Ga., the daughter of Robert Lee Grimes and Jimmie McQuyllan Grimes. She married Edwin Thomas Shelley in June 1929 in Riverside. Mr. Shelley preceded her in death in April 1958. Mrs. Shelley is survived by one son, Thomas Robert Shelley, and his wife, Roberta, of Silver City;.one daughter, Judie Barentine, and her husband, Roy, of Gila; a sister, Anne Clark of Gila; 15 grandchildren, Kenneth Shelley and his 'wife, Valerie, of Longmont, Colo., Tyier Wright and his wife, Shelley, of Grants Pass, Ore., Rick Shelley and his wife, Linda, of Tempe, Ariz., Bishop Thomas L. Shelley and his wife, Sandra, of Silver City, Devin Shelley and his wife, Holly, of Manhattan Island, N.Y., Kevin Shelley of New York City, Derwin Shelley and his wife, Joanna, of Provo, Utah, Jim Barentine and his wife, Marilyn, of Cotton City, Debbie Hobbs of Globe, Ariz., Joyce Nielsen and her husband, Bruce, of Mesa, Ariz., Cathy Palmer and her husband, Jimmy, of Cliff, Toni Manning and her husband, Charlie, of Buckhorn, Tip Barentine and Todd Barentine, both of Thatcher, Ariz., and Michelle Barentine of Mesa; 41 great-grandchildren; and six sisters-in-law, Aileen Shelley of Gila, Lois Shelley of Duncan, Ariz., Vernon Grimes of Silver City, Sarah Grimes of Norwalk, Calif., Marjorie Grimes of Las Cruces, and Opal Teague of Carlsbad. Mrs. Shelley was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, in 1958; one daughter, Anne; one other baby girl and two baby boys; a sister, Louise Grimes Hayes; and five brothers, A.C. "Bud" Grimes, Charley C. Grimes, Waldo C. "Pete" Grimes, L. Grimes. Mrs. Shelley had fond memories of life in Georgia, including her father making musical instruments and teaching the children to sing, and her mother quoting Scriptures and reading fairy tales to the children. Mrs. Shelley moved to Silver City ' the year New Mexico be- came a state, in 1912, on the train after her father developed tuberculosis. Mrs. Shelley often commented that Silver City had the only L train depot that she knew of where the train had to back into the depot. The New Mexico sunshine and rest brought miracles to her fa- ther. He recovered and lived to be 76. The family lived at the homestead at the south- east foot of Bear Mountain. She started school at the age of 4 with her older sister, Anne. They attended school in Milledgeville through third grade, then the remaining years at Silver City schools. Mrs. Shelley was the valedictorian of her high school class. She probably had more degrees from Western New Mexico University than any other graduate: a bachelor of pedagogy (after one year of college), two masters of pedagogy (after two years), a bachelor of arts in English, a bachelor of science in education, a master of arts in English, specifically in Shakespeare the title of her thesis was "Shakespeare's Evolution of Exposition," and an education specialist degree (a six- year degree) in counseling, a longitudinal study of adapting reading material to the interest and reading ability of each student in grades seven through 12. Though she attended other colleges, the University of California at Los Angeles, the University of California at Berkeley, Colorado State College returned to WNMU. Her teaching career began in 1922 at 16 years of age. Her first year of teaching was at Whiskey Creek School - (Arenas Valley). She rode to work daily with John Bingaman, who was working at Fort Bayard. After school hours and without remuneration, she taught the firs; cor- rective speech classes in New Mexico. Mrs. Shelley retired after 38 years of teaching. Mrs. Shelley was New Mexico Teacher of the Year in 1958-59. One of her greatest achievements was in obtaining Social Security for teachers in the Silver City Consolidated Schools when she was president of the teachers' association. Mrs. Shelley was baptized in a font at the Baptist Church by Mormon ciders in Silver City in 1926 and later in life held various positions of leadership and teaching responsibilities in the church. She enjoyed reminiscing with loved ones about the fun they had at the ranch af ; Bear Mountain. She treasured her family, friends, and neighbors, and was grateful to those who helped : her with their continuing friendship and visits after she became older. She wrote, "To all of you, my eternal thanks!" Pallbearers for Mrs. Shelley's service will be James Edwin Barentine, Kenneth Shelley, Tip Barentine, Todd Barentine, Bishop Thomas L. Shelley, Rick Shelley, Derwin Shelley, Kevin Shelley and Devin Shelley. Honorary bearers will be all of her nephews. Anyone wishing to make donations may make them to Gila Regional Medical Center. Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements,

SHELLY: James w. Shelley, 55, passed away Wednesday, April 21, at Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque. Graveside services will be held at Mesa Cemetery in Gila on Saturday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. David Goble officiating. Survivors include his wife, Diane, of Redrock; two sons, Troy Shelley and his wife, Sonja, and Dale Shelley and his wife, Destre, of Gila; four grandchildren, Aaron, Ethan, Tate and Holt Shelley, all of Gila; his mother, Lois Shelley of Cliff; two sisters, Carol and her hus- band, Bob Carroll, of York Valley, Ariz., and Janet and her husband, Jerry Patton, of Fort Thomas, Ariz.; one stepdaughter, Kelly Baca of Silver City; and three step- grandchildren, Casey, Jenna and Meghan Kuehnlenz of Silver City. He is also survived by the mother of his children, Leeann Shelley of Gila. Mr. Shelley graduated in 1961 from Cliff High School, where he played basketball and baseball, and was All-South and All-State in 1961. He graduated from New Mexico State University with a degree in agriculture education. Mr. Shelley was well-known in the rodeo circuit, having been a champion bulldogger and team roper. He taught science at Cliff High School and was general manager of Pacific Western Land and Cattle Co. for 10 years. He was owner and manager of the Alpine Country Club at the time of his death. One of his great loves was his music and playing music with his friends. After the service, the family will meet at the Shelley farm at New Mexico 195, the Turkey Creek Road. The family requests memorial contributions to the Trinity Presbyterian Church in Cliff.

Shelley: Death at Hillcrest General Hospital Sunday claimed ThomasJ. Shelley, 75, retired pioneer rancher of the Upper Gila River Valley, where he had lived for 73 years. He came to Grant County with his parents from Texas. His wife, Hattie Hooker Shelley, passed away in 1952. Mr. Shelley was one of four generation of this early day family, all of whom for years have successfully operated ranches and farms, together with extensive livestock holdings. He was a good neighbor and infailing friend. Surviving are four sons, Edwin, Worthington, William and Lawrence Shelley; three daughters, Mrs. Lum H. Eakin of Socorro; Mrs. T. B. Hollimon, Ysleta, Tex., and Mrs. Jack Hooker of Silver City; 20 grandchildern and 16 great-grandchildren. The funeral took place Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Gila Mesa cemetery. Conducting the rites was the Rev. Tom Myers. Silver City Masonic Lodge No. 8, of which he was an honored life member held graviesde ritualistic commital services. Serving as casket bearers were his grandsons, J. D. Eakin, Thomas R. Shelley, Walter Hollimon, Jon W. Hooker, James W.Shelley, Vernon Shelley, Robert Shelley and Hollis Shelley. Hononary casket bearers wer Garland Eakin, Terrell Shelley and intimate friends. Funeral Arrangements and interment were under the direction of Cox Morturay.

SHELPMAN: Estie B. Shelpman~ 76, died. Thursday morning in Silver City. She was born in Olustie, Okla., but moved to Silver City in 1941 where she work-. ed as a licensed practical nurse for over 20.years at the Fort Bayard hospital until her retirement. She was a member of the Indian Hills Baptist Church. She is survived by two daughters, Naomi Grady of Las Cruces and Patsy Bailey of Silver City: a son, Hubert W. Cowan of Silver City: a sister, Ethel Shelton of Borger TX two brothers, Otis Buntin of Borger and Jesse Marlin of Okiahom: ten grandchildren and sixteen great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Billie Fave Bell, in 1981. Graveside services will be held at Memory Lane Cemetery at 2 pin. Saturday with the Rev. Jerry .Jones officiating. Interment will follow, Serving ~ pallbearers will be Al Grady, Bill Bailey, Clyde Arens, Matt Huntsman, Hal Truesdale and Bill Turman. Arrangements are b~ Curtis—Bright Funeral home.

Death at Pinos Altos Saturday claimed Edgar ASheldon~ about 50 years old after a lingering Illness. He -passed away at the home of his. sister. Mrs.- L Janes where. he. had. lived about a year. coming here from Oakland Calif. The deceased ‘was born_ Coorado Springs Coló:, where the body was sent by, the Cox Mortuary for burta1 folIowI brief funeral services held Saturday. AccompanyIng the body Colorado were:: Mr.. and.. Mrs Janes.

 SHELTON: James Edward "Speedy" Shelton, 72, of Glenwood passed away Monday, April 26, at his residence. Graveside funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Friday in Glenwood Cemetery. Mr. Shelton was born Oct. 6, 1926, in Silver City, the son of Thomas Francis Shelton and Geor- ganna Louise "Jack" Lathrope Shelton. Mr. Shelton is survived by one Son, Nat Shelton of Albuquerque; one daughter, Annie Simpson, and her husband, Bob, of Bailey, Colo.; a grandson, Trevor Shelton of Albuquerque; four granddaughters, Melanie, Wendy and Lacey Shelton of Albu- querque, and Maegan Simpson of Bailey; three brothers, Tom Shelton of Gila, Sharkey Shelton of Glenwood, and Lacy Shelton of Snowflake, Ariz.; and one sister, Dorothy Conner of Mule Creek. He was pre- ceded in death by his parents. Mr. Shelton attended many schools because his father worked in construction during his earlier years. He graduated from high school in Bisbee, Ariz. After graduation from high school, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy, and served during World War II in the South Pacific. He attended Western New Mexico University and graduated with a bachelor of science in biology, chemistry and mathematics. Mr. Shelton worked at Phelps Dodge at Tyrone as a chemist. He later bought Bob Hooker Well Drilling Service, which he owned and operated as Shelton Well Drilling Service. Mr. Shelton loved music, and played several instruments very well. He was an artist and loved to paint all facets of nature, but mostly wildlife. Mr. Shelton wrote and published one, novel and three books of poetry. His love of life al- ways included anything he could do out-of-doors, which included his love for hound dogs and cowboying from his youngest years. Mr. Shelton was always studying the Bible and growing in his understanding and love for his Lord. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Pallbearers for Mr. Shelton's service will be "Tom" Shelton, Charles Shelton, Lacy Shelton, Tommy Shelton, Bill Sweet and Os. Randy Fabres. Honorary bearers are Jim Spurgeon and Howard Hutchinson. Entrusted to Bright.

One of Catroñ edunty’s pioneer’ residents Ke1ly_Shelton , 64, died last Friday at his home at PIeasantqn.. He had resided in south. wëstern New Mexico since he come West with his parents at the age of three years from Sulphur Springs, Mo., where he was born March 20, 1882. Surving aré a daughter Mrs.; John Reidlinger,. Sijver. City;- a son, Guy Shelton Phoenix, .Ariz;, two brothers,Thomas óf PIèasanton, and James, Pala.Alto,’Calif., and a sister Mrs. -- Thornas Cooriey, San Diégo,’ Calif. the funeral was held Saturday. at Pleasanton,.with. Mrs.John AIIred reading the commitment services at the grave. Internment was at the glenwood cemetary, directed by Cox moruary.

SHELTON: Louise (Jackie) Lathrop Shelton, 80, passed away Wednesday at Gila Regional Medical Center. She was born Dec. 29, 1904, in Ohio. She came to New Mexico in 1910, graduated from Dexter high School, received her teacher’s certificate from New Mexico Normal School in Silver City, and then taught in Aragon and Apache Creek. She married Thomas Shelton and they moved to Pleasanton where they lived for 60 years. He preceded her in death in 1955. She is survived by Bob and Dorothy Alsip of Mogollon; Charles Shelton and James Shelton of Pleasanton ; Tom Shelton of Cliff; Laeey Shelton of Snowflake, Ariz. 18 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren Services will he held Friday at 10 a. m . at the Glenwood Community Church with the Rev. Paul Stroup officiating. Burial will follow at the Glenwood Cemetery. Arrangements are by Curtis-Bright.

Shelton: Leova Shelton, 102, of Silver City entered life eternal Friday at Homestead Rest Home. She was born Jan. 22, 1889, in Glenwood, and had been a Silver City resident for the past several years. Mrs. Shelton was a homemaker and a seamstress. She cared for the elderly for many years in Tucson, Ariz., and Albuquerque before retiring at 85. Graveside funeral services were held Monday afternoon at 3 in Memory Lane Cemetery with Pastor Jesse Liles of the First Baptist Church officiating. Survivors include a daughter, Murial M. Riedliner of Peoria, Ariz.; two grandchildren, Marlene Gray of Elko, Nev., and John E. Shelton of New Carrollton, Md.; four great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Shelton: Thomas F. Shelton, 55, of Glenwood, died Monday, June 13 at the Morenci Hospital in Morenci after an extended illness. Funeral services were held yesterday at Glenwood with interment in the Glenwood cemetery. He is survived by his wife, Louise; four sons,James, Tom, Charles and Lacy, all of Glenwood; one daughter, Mrs. Dorothy Alsip, Morenci; a sister, Mrs. Maude Cooney of San Diego.

Andrew Shepard, a former resident of Silver City, was shot and killed at Bisbee last week in a shooting affray, in which another man, Joseph Skinner, also was a victim. Arrested following the shooting was George Epstein of Bisbee, who was held pending an investigation of the double slaying. Details of the fatal affray were not available. While living here, Shepard conducted an upholstery shop.

Shepard: Jerry Don Shepard, 55, of Fairacres passed away Wednesday, Dec. 29, at his home. Mr. Shepard was born to George W. and Cleo Miles Brown Shepard on July 7, 1938, in Alamogordo. He was a security guard for a private company and had served with the U.S. Air Force. Mr Shepard is survived by Maria Shoemaker, friend and companion; stepmother, Myrtis Shepard; sons, Ronnie D. Shepard of Phoenix and Jerry D. Shepard Jr. of Oroville, Calif.; brothers, George Shepard Jr. of Silver City and David Brown of Modesto, Calif.; sisters, Virginia Pershing and her husband, John,of Silver City, and Vera Shepard of Las Cruces; nephews, Bill Pershing and his wife, Janis, and their children, Hank and Michele, all of Tularosa, David Pershing and his wife, Gayle, of Hobbs, and Wayne and Chris Shepard of Ruidoso; and nieces, Johannaand Jennifer Pershing of Silver City. Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be scheduled at a later date. In lieuof flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to Mesilla Valley Hospice, 125 Wyatt Drive, Las Cruces, N.M. Arrangements are with Graham Mortuary, 555 W. Amador, Las Cruces.

Shepard; Jim Shepard, 73, passed away Tuesday, June 20, 1984 at the Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born April 5, 1911 in Amarillo, Tx, the son of Walter L. and Jeannette Maxwell Shepard. Mr Shepard was a resident of Arenas Valley, where he owned and operated a gunsmith shop. He was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church of Silver City, and the New Mexico Mounted Patrol, the National Rifle Association, Whittington Center of Raton, NM, and the Gila Fish and Gun Club. Survivors include his wife Mildred ofSilver City, a daughter, Teddy Lewis of Phoenix, Az; three sisters, Elinor Bitner of Whittier, Ca; Alice Burnham of Escondido, Ca and Jeannette Leerhoff of Placentia, Ca; three brothers, Forest Shepard of Casa Grande, Az, Lacy Shepard of Montebello, Ca and Allan Shepard of Pico Rivera, Ca; two grandsonsand one great grandaughter. Mr. Shepard lie in state at the Curtis-Bright Chapel Saturday, June 23. Funeral services were held the same day at the Curtis-Bright Chapel with Rev. Michael West and Rev. Harold Scarbrough officiating. Serving as honorary pallbearers were Lt. Stan Gantz, Lt. Dean Monger, Sgt. Pete McNair, Trooper Fred Chandler, Trooper Alvin Chapman, Major Chuck Rogers, Capt. Charlie Ligocky, Sgt. Frank Taylor, Sheriff Mike Bethea, and Deputy Carl Henderson. Serving as Honor Guard were Lt. Stan Gantz and Lt. Dean Monger of the NM Mounted Patrol, Sgt. Frank Taylor of the NM State Police, and Deputy Chuck Rogers of the Grant County Sheriff's Department..…

SHEPARD: Myrtuis Estelle Shepard, 76, of Las Cruc passed away Friday in Fort Bayard. Mrs. Shepard was homemaker Survivors include her son, George Shepard, and his wife, Jear and a daughter, Virginia L Pershing, and her husband John, all of Silver City many grandchildren and greatgrandchildren and two nephews, William Don and Hal Clinton Richman. Funeral services are private. internient will be in Misionary Ridge Cemetery. arrangements are with Graam Mortuary of Las Cruces.

SHERIDAN: Barbara Jean Upton Sheridan, 69, died in her sleep Monday, Jan. 18, at her Tucson, Ariz., home. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 this evening at Baca's Fu- neral Chapels in Deming. Funeral services will be held Saturday morning at 11 at Baca's with the Rev. Carl Zimmerman, pastor of First Presbyterian' Church,' offici- ating. Concluding services | and interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. She was born Aug. 21, 1929, in Silver City. She was initially schooled in Mexico for one year, and attended deaf- oral schools in New York and Oklahoma. She later graduated from Silver High School. In 1955, she married Philip Lee Sheridan at the First Presbyterian Church in Deming. Mrs. Sheridan entered Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C., in 1949. She received a bachelor's degree in accounting in 1969. She was a member of Phi Kappa Zeta and of the Daughters of the American Revolution. After graduation, she served as an IRS tax appeals auditor for 19 years in Los Angeles. She is survived by her husband, Philip Lee Sheridan; her two children, Priscilla Sheridan Miller and Philip Dean Sheridan; and five grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, William James Upton and Lola Turner Upton; and two brothers, William James Upton Jr. and Johnny Upton. The family requests memorial donations to the First Presbyterian Church, 118 S. Zinc, Deming, NM 88030. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels of Deming.

J. R. (Roger) Sheridan, 47, well known in mining circles in the Southwest, died of a heart attack in Seattle, Washington Nov. 2. For many years, Mr. Sheridan was an engineer for the American Smelting & Refining Co. In recent years he had owned and operated a mine supply business in Seattle. Funeral services were held in Seattle where burial took place. Surviving are his wife, a daughter, Carol, and son, Barry. Mrs. Sheridan is the daughter of Mr. and L. R. Whitmóre of Silver City.

Mrs Edith Sheridan mother of Mrs Ita L wright passed away in Claremont Ca last Friday where she had made her home for 36 years with her sister Mrs Margarete Allen. Mrs Sheridan had been in failing health for the past several years. Born In Shenandoahj lowe, Nov. 21, 1873, she was a. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Prescott Allen, pioneer residents. of Silver. City. She was married . in 1805 and was the widow of Jo E. Sheridan, early day mine owner and operator and at one time 70 years ago was also owner end editor of. the. Silver City Enterprise and’ seved as mine inspectcr of the Territory of New Mexico, contributing much to the development’ of the mining industry. He died In; Santa Ana, Ca, In 1920. During her ‘long life, Mrs. Sheridan had the happiness of a devoted daughter, Margaret Wright, and her husband, the late Ira .L. Wright, who visited’ her frequently. Surviving besides her daughter in Silver City, and a sister, Miss Allen, of Claremont, is a niece, Mrs. Robert (Ruthie) Jackson of Silver City; seven grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. Funeral services ‘were held Monday in Santa Ana, Calif. in the chapel of Smith and Tuttle Mortuary. Interment was in the :family plot in the Santa Ana Cemetery. where her husband is buried.

Mrs. Fred Sherman resident of Silver City for 37 years and well known in the Silver City area, passed away at her home In Deming, Sunday, Feb. 1. Mrs. Sherman’s husband died in 1941 and her oldest son, Frederick, ‘died. in a Japanese prison camp in 1945. She is survived by a son, Benjamin, and a half. brother in Illinois, and five grandchildren.

SHERMAN: Ray Gordon Sherman of Reserve, passed away at his home, on Friday, Aug. 16. He was horn in Gila on July 29, 1934. He is survived by his wife, Sherry Lynn Sherman; five sons and one daughter. Ray Gordon Sherman Jr. and Debbie of Kansas, Jerry and Luann Sherman of Missouri, Darlene Ann and Jay Goats of Texas, Robert Tb-ward Sherman of Thatcher, Ariz., and Jevan and Kenny Klinger of the family home. Services were held at noon at the Reserve Community Cemetery with George Gibbons of the Church of Latter-day Saints officiating. Pallbearers will be Kenny Walker, Billy Gurganus, Juan Perez, Jesus Martinez, Pat Steen and Rusty Hagan. Honory pallbearers are Newell Welker, Santana Martinez, Ron Gardner and Charlie McCarty, Arrangements are by the Curtis-Bright Funeral home.

SHERMAN: Roy Sherman, passed away at hits home in Reserve Friday evening. Arrangements are pending at Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

William T Sherman, War I veteran and resident forr 38 years of Silver City. Passed away the past week at the Fort Bayard Veterans hospital. He was a retired employee’ of the State Game & Fish department. Survivors are his wife, three sons, Franklin, Las Cruses, Jack Silver City, Roy San Manual AZ, daughter Mrs Robert Ford Copperas Groce Tx, nine grandchildren sister Mrs C A Lewis, Archer City Tx, and niece Mrs Gene Rosberry, hurley. Funeral services were held at the Cox mortuary chapel followed by burial in the Fort Bayard cemetery with full military honors.

Charles R. "Chuck" Sherman, 78, of Las Cruces passed away Tuesday at Memorial Medical Center in Las Cruces. Mr. Sherman was born Oct. 28, 1913, in Viola, Ark., to T.A. and Ida Lee (Skaggs) Sherman. He was a lifetime member of the United Plumbers and Steam Fitters Union, and had been a member of the Hurley Town Council, the Grant County Sheriff's Posse and the Men's Bowling Association. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and horsemanship. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Juanita Sherman of Las Cruces; two daughers, Mary Ann DeBusk and her husband, Jerry, of Las Cruces, and Beverly Jean Gigger and her husband, Hal, of Hurley; a sister, Lillie Leete Wagner of Crescent City, Calif.; four grandchildren, Bret Gigger, Brenda Romish, Michael Nichols and Michelle Nichols; and four great-grandchildren. Mr. Sherman was predeceased by a sister, Doris Rose, and two brothers, Lewis B. and Thomas W. Sherman. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Curtis-Bright Funeral Home, 210 W. College Ave., Silver City. Interment will follow in Memory Lane Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home for visitation one hour prior to the service. The Rev. David Strain will officiate. Pallbearers will be Murray Ryan, Everett Marshall, Steve Tullman, Allard Bartlett, Gene Jacobs and R. L. Chandler. Honorary pallbearers will be Merritt Kelly, Pearl Gigger, James Mohr, Pat Gonzales, Eugene Haby and Joe Morales. Arrangements are by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home of Silver City.

Sherman: Thomas Gordon "Tom" Sherman, 18, a resident of Flagstaff, Ariz. died Tuesday after being struck by a vehicle in Flagstaff. He was born Sept. 12, 1977 in Flagstaff. He was working as a cook in a restaurant. He attended Silver High School for a few years before moving to Flagstaff. During his school yeas in Arizona, he played football and baseball, and was a musician. Visitation will be held Monday from 6-8 pm. in Baca's Funeral Chapels in Silver City. Funeral services will begin at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with Chaplain David Strain officiating. Burial will follow at Memory Lane Cemetery. Survivors include his parents, Ray and Carla Sherman of Flagstaff; three sisters, Naomi Duran, Deborah Duran and Christi Duran, all of Flagstaff; paternal grandparents, Franklin and Hannah Sherman of Las Cruces; and maternal grandparents, Dale and Mavis Williamson of Aurora, Colo. Pallbearers will be Sonny White, James bizzell, Jeremy Settle, Micah Taylor, Jeff Bates, Angela Salaiz, Robert Hoover and Dusty Green. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Sherman: Thomas Gordon "Tom" Sherman, 18, a resident of Flagstaff, Ariz., died Tuesday after being struck by a vehicle in Flagstaff. He was born Sept. 12, 1977 in Flagstaff. He was working as a cook in a restaurant. He attended Silver High School for a few years before moving to Flagstaff. During his school years in Arizona, he played football and baseball, and was a musician. Visitation will be held today from 6-8 p.m. in Baca's Funeral Chapels in Silver City. Funeral services will begin at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with Chaplain David Strain officiating. Burial will follow at Memory Lane Cemetery. Survivors include his parents, Ray and Carla Sherman of Flagstaff; three sisters, Naomi Duran, Deborah Duran and Christi Duran, all of Flagstaff; paternal grandparents, Franklin and Hannah Sherman of Las Cruces; and maternal grandparents, Dale and Mavis Williamson of Aurora, Colo. Pallbearers will be Sonny White, James Bizzell, Jeremy Settle, Micah Taylor, Jeff Bates, Angela Salaiz, Robert Hoover and Dusty Green. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

SHERMAN: Susanne Rene ,Sherman, 29, a resident Silver City, entered eten rest in Datil. She was born Jan. 11, 1967, in Silver Ci ty William and Alpha Stevens of Deming. She and her husband, William Sherman,, had recent moved to Silver City from.Deming. She is Survived by her husband, William Aherman of Silver City: an four sons, John Garland of Silver City, Robert Garlan of Los Angeles. and Tyh and Chance Sherman of Cliff. She is also survived by her parents, Robert am Alpha Stevens of Deming her brother, Shanna Steven: of Houston; three sisters Billie Jean Reynolds of Deming, Lone Donaldson of Colorado Springs Colo.and Melissa Zumwalt of Corpus Christi, Texas: her grandmothers, Louella Stevens and Rosie Olmsted, both of Deming; her in-laws, Bill and Citadette Sherman of Silver City: and her brother-in-law, Bob Sherman, and his wife, Annette, also of Silver City. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 in the afternoon at Baca's Funeral Chape6. She will be laid to rest in Memory, Lane Cemetery. Casket bearers will he Bob Sherman, Bruce Hoover, John Upshaw, Donnie Zumwajt. Shannal Stevens and Tim Fultz. Tim and Michael Cusick are designated as honorary casket bearers. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

SHERMAN; Ben Sherman. 87, a 1onetirne residentj of Deming and a prominent attorney. passed away Thursday at Good Samaritan Viillage in Las Crures Funeral services will be held at 11 in the morning Tuesday at Baca's Funeral Chapels in Deming with the Rev. Lanmore K. Wicketi, former pastor of the First Prespeterian Church, officialing. Mr. Sherman was born Jan. 28, 1909. in Roif. Iowa, to Fred Sherman and Lu Verna Ferguson. He moved with his family to Deming in December 1910. He and his brother, Fred, were in Deming Public Schools. where he graduated in 1926, at which time he was student body president. He earned three letters, each, in foolball, basketball and track. He continued his education at the university of Illinois, where he was a member of Delta Tai Delta fraternity and also participated in college football He was a champion boxer and wrestler. He graduated in 1931. Mr. Sherman and his brother, Fred, enrolled in the University of California at Berkeley Law School, where he graduated in 1934. He practiced law in Caliifornia for a year before returning to New Mexico, where he practiced law from 1935 tothe date of his death. He served as city attorney in Deming in 1946 and 47, and was elected president of the state bar comissioner in 1950 and sersed until 1960. He was elected president of the New Mexico State Bar In l959-60 Mr. Sherman was attorney and director of Home Federal Savings (formerly Deming Federal) from 1952-90. He was an organizer of Demine National Bank in 1962. and served as a direcmor and the bank attorney There until hisdeath. His father, brother. nephew, son fredrick,and grandnephew have all been lawvyrs. Mr. Sherman married Helen Hood in 1940and they had five children who survive him:Benjiman, a California dentist; CarrolSue Biddle, a teacher; Frederick, a lawyer; Robert, an insurance executive in Phoenix; and Kathy Straus, a dental hygenist in Denser Mrs Sherman preceded him in death, dying also, on the 26th of December, but in 1974. Hc is survivcd by his wife, Jan Sherman of Deming, whom he married in 1976, and nine grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, the family requcsts a memorial donations be made to Mimbres Valley Hospic Care. Box 711, Deming, NM 88031; Habitat for Humanity, 1416 W. Elm. Lorsburg NM 88030; or Sponsors for Children, P.O. Box 850, Deming, NM . Eutrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapel of Deming.

SHERWOOD: Carrie E. Sherwood, a 49-year resident of SlIver-City, died Monday at Mimbres Memorial Hospital in Deming. She was born in Coffeeville, Kan.,-in 1900 and received her education in Oklahoma and Texas. She married Glen Sherwood who was associated with Texas- New Mexico Power Company in Fort Worth, Texas, and in 1936 they were transferred to Silver City. He preceded her in death in 1971. Mrs. Sherwood was a member of First United Methodist Church and a charter member of United Methodist Women. She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Louise Desvaux of Silver City; a granddaughter, Mrs. Jill Hobbs of El Paso; a grandson, Dr. 1J~iy Desvaux of Knoxville, Tenn.; and a great-granddaughter and great-grandson of Knoxville. She is also survived by one sister, Mrs. Laura Murray of Calera, 0km. The Rev. Cliff Henderson will conduct the graveside service, set for 10 a.m. Wednesday at Memory Lane Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Curtis Bright- Funeral Home. Memorials may be given to the Arthritis Foundation, 512 Grand, N.E., Albuquerque.

Glen W Sherwood, 35 year resident of Silver city died May 25 at his home following an extended illness and complications which resulted in a fall causing death. Mr Sherwood was a 30 year employee of the community Public Service company serving as an accoutant and division sales manager prior to his retirement in 1958. Following his retirement he operated a bookkeeping and income tax service in Silver City until his health failed. The deceased, a native of Missouri was a member of the First united Methodist church; was a past president of the Silver city Lions Club; a member of the American Legion and a veteran of WW I. Survivors Include Mr. Sherwood’s widow, Mrs. Cirrie Sherwood of Silver City; a. daughter, Mrs. Jack Desvaux of Knoxville Tenn; two grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Faye’ Orrniston Of Ranna~ Alberta, Canada, Mrs.”, Anthen Cannon of Lèthbridge, Canada and “Mrs. Jack Rogers of Long Beach Calif.; and one brother, George Sherwood of Calgary, ‘Albérta Canada. The Rev. Alfred Pace of the Methodist church officiated. The funeral service was held at 3p.m. Friday in the chapel of the Curtis, Bright Funeral Home, and intermentt followed In Memory Lane Cemetery.

Sherwood; Esther Catherine Sherwood, 70, resident of 1407 South Silver died in Deming. She was born July 15, 1914 in Fairview, Ohio and was a retired Licensed Practical Nurse. Ten years ago she moved to Deming from Lincoln Park, Michigan and attended the First Assembly of God Church. Funeral services were held at the Good Shepherd Church. Rev. Charles McCause officiated and interment followed at Mountain View Cemetery. Survivors include her husband, Luther Sherwood of the home; a son, Dale Sherwood, Madison, Wis.; a daughter, Patricia Cres, El Paso, Tx; a brother, Jesse Hilton, Hendersonville, Tenn; two grandchildren, Clyde Crews Jr. and Melissa Crews, El Paso, Tx. Pallbearers were John Gay, Darrell McCauley, Kelly Worley, Bill Crawford, Dennis Currell and Wayne Ragland. Baca's Wheeler Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.

J Henry Shettlér, 71, who had prcticed law In- Silver.- City since 1916 died Friday.Oct 25 in Silver City General’ hospital, where he had been a patIént for two weeks. Although. his ,condition was serioua, his death was unexpected Coming to Sliver 38 years’ ago as a young-man, Mr. Shettler went’to work tor .J..M. Hanks, as a barber, and studied law’ in his spare hours. Determined to master a . profession, he succeed. and passed -the state bar ex.aminationin in1916 and became a practicing attorney, in which he successfuL building up a large and lucrative. law business., During the yars that Frank Vesely served as mayor of SiIver City, Mr. Shettler was ccity attoorney . He was also federal attorney referee in .bankruptey : for Grant county under appointment by U.S. District Judge Collin . Neblett of Santa -Fe. He was a member of the Crant Côunty Bar’Association. In his: death, southwest New. MèxJco lost another of it’s -pioneer attorneys. Mr Shettler was,born May -23 1875, at Clarion, Pa. He Is sturv1ved by a brother, Funk X Shettler, a banker in ChIcago, ill,. who came here for the funeral, and two sisters, Mrs. Minnie Shettler - and Ida Karwin Cleveland, Ohio.. Funeral services were’ held Wednesday monrning .at 9 o’clock’ at the.Chureh of St. Vincent de Paul, with high requiern mass being cebrated by the pastor‘the Rev. John P. Linnane. Members,of’ the Gant County- Bar Association attended, together with many friends. Casket’ bearers were Pranic Vesely; Joe A. .Turner, William H. Bard, Ben Siantz, Judge A-. W. MarshalI, Robert Everhard, and honorary pallbearers were Dist. attorney Joseph W Hodges

Shields: Funeral services for James Francis Shields, clerk of theSixth District Court for Grant County were held in St. Vincent dePaul Church last Monday morning with the Rev. Fr. Joseph Trentmanofficating. Burial was in the Mesa Cemetery at Gila. Shields hadbeen a resident of this community for 38 years. He died in his home Thursday night at the age of 65. Rosary services were held Sunday night at Cox Mortuary Chapel with Fr. Trentman officiating.Pallbearers at the funeral were Albert Wilmeth, Roy Wilmeth, Roy Clark, Duke Pitts, Halpin McCauley, and Frank Bell. Court house offices were closed during the services and members of the Grant County Bar Association attended in a group as honorary pallbearers. Mr. Shields is survived by his wife, Mrs. Alice Shields, Las Cruces; a son, James Francis Sheilds III; two daughters, Mrs. Alice M Dominguez of Albuquerque, and Mrs. Dorothy C. Coleman, Phoenix; and two sisters, Alec McCarthy, Salisbury, Md., and Mrs. Esther Earley, Baltimore.

SHINN: Winford W. "Woody" Shinn, 75, a resident of Silver City, entered into eternal rest Thursday, June 3, at Providence Hospital in El Paso, Texas. He was born Dec. 28, 1923, in Hurley to Leslie P. and Nancy J. (Moore) Shinn. When he was young, the family moved to Beeville, Texas, to work on the grandparents' farm. The family moved to Lordsburg, where he graduated from high school and then worked in the Banner Mine. He enlisted in the Army in 1944 and served with the llth Airborne Divi- sion in the Pacific. He was discharged from the Army in 1946 and went to school at Western New Mexico Uni- versity, where he earned his bachelor of science degree in business management. He married Polly Hill in 1951 and they purchased Tom's Candy and Peanuts in 1956. In 1957, his first daughter, Patty, was born, and in 1959, his second daughter, Linda, was born. In 1963, his son, Bill, was bom. In 1969, he sold Tom's Candy and Peanuts, and went to work for Reuter Equipment Co. in 1971. He retired from Reuter in 1989. He was a loving father, grandfather and husband. A memorial service will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at Fort Bayard National Cemetery with the Rev. David Goble officiating. Inurnment of cremains will follow'. Veterans honors will be accorded by the local veterans groups. He is survived by his wife, Polly Shinn of Silver City; a son, William "Bill" Shinn, and his wife, Farel, of Del Rio, Texas; and two daughters, Patty Atwater and her husband, Larry, of Silver City, and Linda Munoz and her husband. Bill, of Houston. Also surviving are six grandchildren. Contributions can be directed to the National Multiple Sclerosis Division 2015 Wyoming, NE Suite Albuqurque NM 87112. Entrusted to Baca’s.

Shinn: Charles Allen " Charlie" Shinn, 75, passed away Thursday after a long, hard-fought illness. He died as he lived, with dignity and an unfailing love for his family and friends. Mr. Shinn was born Sept, 11, 1918, in a small house in Hurley. His father, John W. Shinn, worked in the mill for Kennecott Copper Corp. His mother, the former Gertrude Appling, passed away during the flu epidemic of 1918. He was raised by his paternal grandparents, Allen and Sally Shinn until the age of 12, when he returned to Hurley to rejoin his father and stepmother, Julia. Hegraduated form Hurley High School and went to work Kennecott. Anticipating that war was immincent, he joined the Army Air Corps in November 1941 and served his country until his discharge in November 1945. During his military career, he was a specialist on the top-seceret B-29 bombers and refused a commission many times as he felt the enlisted man was the heart of the service and that's where he wanted to be. Mr. Shinn married Sola Fulton after a brisk and determined courtship in 1942 and they celebrated their 51st wedding anniversay Aug. 23, 1993. He returned to Hurley in 1945 with his bride and son, Vic, and resumes his career with Kennecott. In 1948 his daughter, Janie, was born in Santa Rita. Following a heart bypass operation, Mr. Shinn retired forn Kennecott in 1978, as a flotation supervisor with 43 years of service. No one who met Mr. Shinn didn't like him. He was a friend to all mankind and his word was his bond. A handshake meant more that any contract to him. He loved New Mexico and anytime he traveled, he counted the days until he could return to what he considered the most beautiful place on earth, Grant County. Visitation will be held Sunday form 2-4 p.m. at Baca's Funeral Chapels, where the funeral service will be held Monday afternoon at 2. Burial will follow at Fort Bayard National Cemetery with full military honors being accorded by Allingham-Golding Post No. 18. Mr. Shinn will remian forever surrounded by the mountains and people of Grant County, the most beautiful place on earth. He will be missed. He is survived by his wife, Dola, of Hurley; his son, Vic, of Marietta, Ga.; his daughter, Janie Arnspiger, and her husband, Bill of the Lower Mimbres; two brothers, Jack Shinn and his wife, Darlene, of Duncan Ariz.; two sisters, Billie Gallagher of Hurley, and Jill Fortenberry and her husband, Red, of Silver City; four granddaughters, Sharmon Taylor and Denise Arnspiger of Silver City, Robin Parnell and her husband, Charlie, of Deming, and Yevonne Spencer of Hatch; one grandson, D'Wayne Arnspiger of Tucson, Ariz.; four great-grandsons; five great-granddaughters, five nieces; and one nephew. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Shinn: Dola Pearl Fulton Shinn, 78, a resident of Hurley, passed away Tuesday. Her courage in the face of a painful illness was an inspiration to all who knew her. She was born Sept. 3, 1915, to Alfred Floyd Byron and Ollie Pearl Fulton in Dodsonville, Texas, the youngest of five children. Raised on the rolling farmlands of Texas and Oklahoma, she became an accomplished horsewoman and a renowned guitarist, playing on local radio stations. Her love of country music was lifelong. She first visited Grant County in the late 1930s and fell in love with southwest New Mexico. Charles Allen Shinn fell in love with her and they were married Aug. 23, 1942, in Mangum, Okla. This earthly union lasted 52 years. Mrs. Shinn bore two children, Vic and Janie, but many of her children's and grandchildren's friends called her Mom, for she always made time to listen. "She told us what she believed was honorable, but not what we had to do. Mom made us think." She loved her garden. Beautiful flowers or a plain cactus, plants of all kinds, responded to her green thumb. She loved bright, colorful, sparkly, pretty things, toe-tapping music, fast cars, and laughter; rooms filled from floor to ceiling with happiness. Most importantly, Mrs. Shinn cherished dearly the love of her family and multitude of friends, and, perhaps, that was to be her greatest harvest. She touched the lives of all who knew her, made them feel they could be more than they were better people than they thought and that no dream was unobtainable if they just tried to do the right thing. She is survived by her son, Vic Shinn of Marietta, Ga.; her daughter, Janie Arnspiger, and her husband, Bill, of the Lower Mimbres; an adopted daughter, Robbie Chappell of Corpus Christi, Texas; and her in-laws, Jack and Millie Shinn, Billie Gallagher, and Louisa Ball of Hurley, Red and Jill Fortenberry, and Woody and Polly Shinn of Silver City, and Jerry and Darlene Shinn of Duncan, Ariz. She is also survived by four granddaughters, Sharmon Taylor and Denise Arnspiger of Silver City, Robein Parnell and her husband, Charlie, of Deming, and Yvonne Spencer of Hatch; one grandson, D'Wayne Arnspiger of Tucson, Ariz.; four great-grandsons, Kody Franklin, Jason and Riley Parnell, and Steven Spencer; five great-granddaughters, Jessica Gould, Sabre Parnell, Casey Spencer, and Monique and Simone Martinez; and six nieces and three nephews. Pallbearers will be Bob Ball, John Diviney, Frank Carbajal, Les Rogers, John Baker and Earseye Ross. Honorary pallbearers will be Erlinda Marin, Irma Coryell, Cookie Riley, Reggie Dunagan, Stella Morales, Amelia Gomez, and the nurses and aides of Gila Regional Home Health and Coordinated Community In-Home Care. Visitation will be held today from 2-5 p.m. at Baca's Funeral Chapels. Bill Miller of the First Baptist Church in Bayard will conduct services at l p.m. Friday at Baca's Funeral Chapels with interment at Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

SHINN: Jerry Shinn, 68, of York Valley, Mz., formerly of Hurley Passed away Wednesday, March 12, at his residence. Services will be ~eld Wednesday. March 19, tt 11 a.m. at Fort Bayard “lationat Cemetery. Mr. hinn was born Nov. 19, 1928. He retired from the U.S. Air Force in 1966 after 10 years of service, and from Phelps Dodge Mining Co. in 1985. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Darlene, of the home; a brother, Jack Shinn, and hi~ wife; Millie, of Hurley; two sisters, Billie Gallagher of Hurley, and Jill Fortenberry and her husband, Red, of Silver City; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by: a brother and sister-in-law, Charles and Dola Shinn; a brother-in-law, Ben Gallagher; and a nephew Rocky Bailey.

Mrs. Julia B. Shinn, 70, the widow of the late John W. Shinn, died last Friday at Hillcrest General Hospital. She has been a resident of Hurley for the past 45 years. The Rev. Jim Lawless, pastor of the Central Baptist Church, conducted the funeral services which were held at 4 p.m. Monday inthe chapel of the Curtis Mortuary. Interment was in Memory Lane Cemetery. Survivors are two daughters, Mrs. Ben Gallagher and Mrs. WilliamP. Bailey of Hurley; three sons, Robert J. Shinn and J. W. Shinn of Hurley; seven grandchildren, and two sisters, Mrs. Beulah Simpson of Deming and Mrs. Bena Shinn of Kingsville, Tex.

Richard Gerald Shinsky, 44, died at Hillcrest General Hospital Wednesday. He was a resident of Cliff for the last two years and was a journeyman welder and iron, worker and a member of the Iron Workers Local 775 in El Paso. He was a member of the United Auto Workers in Michigan and was a member of the National Rifle Association. He is survived by his wife, Leona: his mother, Viola; brother, Carl and a siter, Betty Vottero, all of Michigan. He will be returned to his home in Saginaw, Mich for services and ‘burial. Arrangements, by the Wheeler Funeral Home.

Shipley: Oliver C. Shipley, 64, a resident of Silver City the past nine months, died Wednesday. He came here form Wallace, Idaho. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Kathleen Shipley. The bodywill be sent to Denver for burial.

Shipp: One of the local Forest Service "family," Charles "Chuck" Shipp, died Jan. 24 after a bout with cancer. He was 48 years old and is survived by his mother, Irene Boggus of Truth or Consequences; and his sister, Helen Stilson of Salt Lake City, Utah. Shipp was an airman first class in the U.S. Air Force from 1957 to 1962. After three years of college he was hired by the United States Geological Survey as a cartographic technician until1966, when he returned to college to complete his degree. In 1969 Shipp was hired by the Bureau of Land Management in Colorado as a range conservationist. He then transferred to the Forest Service in 1970 and worked on the Patagonia Ranger District, Coronado National Forest, in Arizona, as the district range staff and assistant district ranger. In 1974 he moved to Tonto Basin Ranger District, Tonto National Forest, in Arizona, as the district range staff. He then moved to the Pleasant Valley District in Arizona in 1977. He became district ranger of the Beaverhead Ranger District, Gila National Forest, in 1979. The Beaverhead and Black Range districts were combined in 1980 where he remained district ranger until his death. He was a member of the Society for Range Management, National Wildlife Association, Audubon Society, Friends of the Earth and International Order of Foresters. For information on contributions and memorial funds, please contact the Black Range District at 894-6677, or write to the Black Range District, P.O. Box 431, Truth or Consequences, NM 87901.

Shippy: Amelia Giles Shippy died Tuesday, April 18 in Albuquerque. She was born Nov. 9, 1912 to Sophia Kroeger Giles and James Tandy Giles. She grew up in Cortez and Mancos, Colo. She received a bachelor of education degree from Gunnison Teachers College in Gunnison, Colo. She taught school in southwestern Colorado prior to her 1940 marriage to Homer Charles Shippy. The couple lived in Pueblo and Erie, Colo., where their first daughter, Amelia Ellen, was born in 1944. They moved in 1947 to Silver City, where their second daughter, Jean Ann, was born in 1948. After 15 years in Silver City, they moved to Gallup, their home for the next 14 years. Mrs. Shippy worked as a part-time school secretary, though child-rearing and her family remained her primary focus. Mr. and Mrs. Shippy retired in 1972, and in 1976 moved to Albuquerque to be near their two grandchildren. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on aug. 15, 1990. She is survived by her husband, Homer Shippy of Albuquerque; two daughters, Ellen Shippy of Washington, D.C. and Jean Ann Witherspoon and her husband, Phil of Albuquerque; and two grandsons, Adrian Witherspoon of the Coast Guard Academy in New London , Conn. and Colin Witherspoon of Albuquerque. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 5301 Ponderosa NE, Albuquerque, with the Rev. Bobb Butzinger officiating. Those wishing to make a donation in lieu of flowers, may do so to the American Heart Association or to the Heart Association or to the Memorial Fund at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church.

Shirey: Ronald L. Shirey, 65, entered into rest Saturday at his home in Tyrone. He was born Jan. 13, 1929 in Willard, Ohio to George Allen and Lena Eckelbarger Shirey. He served in the Navy during World War II and the Korean War, and worked as a brakeman for the CSX Railroad until his retirement. He and his wife of 24 years, Barbara Lou Dwight, moved to the Tyrone area four years ago. He is survived by his wife, Barbara; two sons, Ronald George Shirey of Monroeville, Ohio and stepson, Ronald Allen Jenkins of Greensprings, Ohio; five daughters, Michele Lea Nelson of Tyrone, Judy Lynn Little of Mansfield, Ohio, Jean Ann Alexander of Norwalk, Ohio, Mary Kathryn Houghton of Willard, and Pamela Susan Lehman, also of Willard; two brothers, Gerald Allen Shirey of Willard and Larry Gene Shirey of Uppersandusky, Ohio; two sisters, Susan Marie black of Nova, Ohio and Joyce ann DeLury of Inglas, Fla.; 19 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, Don Dean and David Shirey; and his stepdaughter, Marci Sue Jenkins. At the family's request, cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held at 10:30 a. m. on Wednesday at the Burro Mountain Homestead Lodge. Entrusted to the care of Mimbres Crematorium and Baca's Funeral Chapels.

SHOCK: Alyce Jreome Shock, 85, of Cliff passed away Thursday, June 11, in Gila. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 10 a.m. in the Trinity Presbyterian Church in Cliff Iwith the Rev. David Goble officiating, Interment will be in Mesa Cemetery. Mrs. Shock was born Jan. 1, 1913, in Hagerman, the youngest daughter of James Williamson and Lula Elizabeth Cartwright Williamson. She was married to Dale El-don Shock on June 6, 1936, in Hagerman. Mrs. Shock is survived by her husband of 62 years, Dale; three daughters, Kay Ann Lewis and her husband, Junior, of Cliff, Sharon Rooks and her hüsband, Montie, of Gila, and Linda Nichols and her husband, Rex, of Silver City; one son Pete,--and-his- wife Cindy, of Cliff; and her grandchildren, Sheree Richins, Bobby Lewis, Casey Lewis, Marci Watson, Stewart Rooks, Keven McCauley, Ginger Nichols, Nicole Shock, Brian Shock and Heather Shock; seven great-grandchildren, Cassidy Lewis, Tiffany Lewis, Dylan and Oren Watson, Calvin and Kelsey Rooks, and Taylor McCauley; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Jim and Lula Williamson, her seven sisters, one brother, and her great-granddaughter, Ashley Lewis. Pallbearers will he’ her grandsons, Bobby, Casey, Stewart, Keven, Brian and Dylan. Honorary hearers will be4 her many friends. Mrs. Shock attended Western New Mexico Normal School, where she met her nusband Dale. The Shocks moved to. Cliff, where Mr. and Mrs.~ Shock taught school, and where he coached. Their family soon grew with the birth of a daughter, Kay Ann, who was soon joined by . a second daughter,’ Sharon. The Shock family continued to grow with the addition of another daughter, Linda, and a son, Pete. Becoming .~ mother and grandmother •was the most wonderful and important thing in Mrs. Shock’s life. She was loving and devoted to her children and grandchildren, and will always be remembered for her warmth, generosity and dedication to her family. Mrs. Shock was devoted to her Lord and Savior, and loved being in her church, Trinity Presbyterian Church in~C1iff here he had-been’ a longtime member, and being surrounded by her family and many friends. One of her greatest joys was watching her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was always supportive of her family’s , endeavors and rarely missed a ball game,. concert or graduation. She was an accomplished seamstress, creating many beautiful quilts and baby clothes. She carefully instilled in each of her family members strong values, including honesty, loyalty and appreciation of a good education: and, above all, unconditional love. In lieu of flowers, do-nations may be made to the Alyce Shock Memorial Scholarship Fund at NationsBank, 1203 North Hudson, Silver City, NM 88061. Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

SHOCKLEY: John Todd “Skip” Shockley, 65, of Cliff passed away Friday, July 31, at Gila Regional Medical Center. Private family memorial services will be conducted this week. Mr. Shockley was born Jan. 15, 1933, in Rochester, Pa., the son of John Milton Shockley and Virginia Todd Shockley. He was married to Marlene Key Huffmaster on Jan’. 5, 1973, in Riverside, Calif. Mr. Shockley is survived by his wife; four sons, Todd Moore of Pennsylvania, Ronald Walker of Cliff, James Shockley of Phoenix and Richard Lani of Oregon; three daughters, Dawn Berghouser of Kent, Ohio, Georgette Hodges of Fairbanks, Alaska, and Andrea Nolte of Reno, Nev.; and his dog and very close friend, Mack. Mr. Shockley served in the Army during the Korean conflict. He was a heavy-equipment operator with Necaise Construction. Mr. and Mrs: Shóckley moved to Cliff in 1996 from Gulfport, Miss., .Mr. and Mrs. Shockley enjoyed traveling around the country on motorcycles. ‘Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements

Shoemaker: Josie Shoemaker, 91, a resident of Silver City for thelast three years, died Sunday afternoon in the Homestead Nursing Home. She was born Sept. 25, 1898, in Bell, Fla., was a homemaker, and was a member of the Church of Christ. Survivors include a granddaughter, Kellye L. King, and her daughter, Shay Louise King, of Bayard; and two nieces, Ina Prentice and Edna Fugate of Alachua, Fla. Cremation will take place in the Mimbres Crematorium and her ashes will be placed in a niche in Greenlawn Cemetery in Jacksonville, Fla. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Shoemaker: R.V. Shoemaker, 96, died Monday, May 12, in Hillcrest General Hospital. Mr. Shoemaker was born in St. Clair, Missouri and moved to Silver City 25 years ago after living in Gila and Glenwood for a number of years. He was a member of the HistoricalSociety of Southwestern New Mexico, the United Nations Associationof the Untied States of America, the ESP Research Associates Foundation and the Astara Foundation. Mr. Shoemaker was also a writer and an artist. He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Hope Swenson of Safford, Arizona, Mrs. Ruth Littlefield of Silver City,a step-daughter, Zelma Lee of Gila, two sons, Mr. Isom Shoemaker of Georgetown, Texas, Mr. Ward Shoemaker of Silver City, a step-son, Royal Thompson of Elkhart, Texas, seven grandchildren, six step-grandchildren, seventeen great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 p.m. in the Curtis-Bright Chapel with Bishop Terry Bingham officiating. Burial followed in Memory Lane Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Bill Shoemaker, Jim Shoemaker, Bill Evatt, Earl Morcomb, Ty Bingham and LeRoy Goettsch. Arrangements by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Ernest J. Short, prominent 1Lordsburg business man, died last Friday in Hillcrest General Hospital, where’ he had been ‘a patient for a week. Mr. Short, born, Aug. 5, 1903; at Pitcher, Okla., came to Lordsburg in 1924 with his father, W. A. Short, and opened the first service station and camp ground there. He had been the Standard Oil Co. distributor for 25 years. He served Lordsburg as mayor for six years and for two years as a councilman. Survivors include his widow, a daughter, ‘Ernestine, and.. a son, Bill, all of Lordsburg. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Heather Chapel In Lordsburg. Officiating was the Rev. Arthur Shaw of the First Methodist C h u r c h. Graveside services were conducted by the Lordsburg Masonic Lodge.

Short: Ethel M. Short, 88, of Las Cruces, entered eternal life Oct. 3 at her home. She was born July 3, 1904, in Roswell and was educated in Capitan. She moved to Lordsburg in 1927 as a telegraph operator for Southern Pacific and married Ernest J. Short, who preceded her in death in 1956. Mrs. Short until 1986 continued to live in Lordsburg, where she was a member of the Order of Eastern Star, Pythian Sisters and the Methodist Church. Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at 2 in the First United Methodist Church in Lordsburg. Pastor David O. Bonnell will office Internment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. Survivors include a son, William A. "Bill" Short, former metropolitan court judge, and his wife, Lynn, of Albuquerque; a daughter, Ernestine McWhorter and her husband, Lewis, of Las Cruces; a brother, Joby Bryan of Woodburn, Ore.; a sister, Elwina Martin of Payson, Ariz.; four grandchildren, Cindy Burns and Karen Short, both of Albuquerque, Rexanne Leary of Alpine, Texas, and Justin Kipp of Lordsburg; and numerous nieces and nephews, including Debbie Welsh of San Diego. Other survivors include eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one granddaughter, Kelly Short, in 1990. Honorary bearers are Henry and Salvador Diaz, Felix Jimenez, Toby Wallace, Claude Speer, Rex Kipp, Joe Rutland, Henry and Robert Ellison, Robert Martin Sr. and Gerald Fuller. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels of Las Cruces.

Word was received Sunday by Miss Helen Jackson and Mrs. Harvey Forsyth of the death of John Warder Shotwell on August 27th in Khartoum, Anglo Egypt. Sudan africa where he and Mrs Shotwell were on vacation. Death was attributed to heart complications after an attack of asthma. Mr. Shotwell was general manager of the Saudi Arabian Mining Syndicate Ltd., a branch of the Anwrican Smeltng Refening Company, Jedda, Flejaz, Saudi Arabia. Mr. Shotwell was born in Richmond, Mo. in 1895, though most of his Childhood was spent in Mexico where his father was a well known milling engineer. He recieved his education at the Mousuri school of mines, Rollo Mo. He graduated from there in 1915. After graduation he came to Pinos Altos where he was engaged in mining. In 1916 he and Mary Jacksun of Pinos Altos were married. His interest in mining carried him to New Mexico, Arizona, various parts of MeXico, and Ecuador, Bolivia, and Columbia, S A. In 193! he returned to New York City where he accepted a position with Certain Teed Prodducts as general manager of their various mines. In 1942 he accepted his present position with ASARCO and went to Saudi Arabia where he was joined by Mrs Shotwell in 1946. Left to mourn him are his widow, , Mary JJackson Shotwell; , his two Sons, J. W. Shotwell, Jr.,Philadelphia Penn.; and James J of Santa Rita, one grandson John Warder IV; and two sisters, Mrs Carolyn Bell of Little rock Ak; and Mrs Claire Fetzer of Santa Monica Ca. no further word has been recieved concerning arrangements.

Word was received here this week by Hubert 0. Robertson of the death of Leonard Showalter in Portland, Ore. He was found dead In his room the morning of Feb. 14 at the Jeanne de Arc residential home for women, run by Catholic’ Sisters, where he had been employed by the sisters. Mr. Showalter was a veteran of World War I and was for a time a patient at the Ft. Bayard Veterans Hospital. The firm of Hennessey, Goctsch & Mcee, morticians, at 210 N. W. 17th ave., Portland, are anxious to locate ,Mr. Showalter’s relatives. Anyone knowing their whereabouts would do a kindly deed by contacting the morticians.

Shriner; Ina Berry Shriner, 86, a resident of Mimbres Memorial Nursing Home died Thursday evening at the Mimbres Memorial Hospital. She was born May 23, 1897 in Springerville, Az and was a retired Civil Service Employee, having retired from Hollimon Air Force Base. She had lived in Deming for the past ten years and was active in the Garden Club, the Sunshine Club, was a member of the First Baptist Church, the Border Belles and NARFE. Funeral services were held Feb. 19 at the Wheeler Mortuary Chapel. Dr. Ronald Chastine, Pastor of the First Baptist Church officiated the services and interment followed at the Masonic Cemetery in Las Cruces. Survivors include one daughter, Mary Smyer of Deming; two sisters, Lone Burch of Oklahoma and Ann Durffey of Hotchkiss, Colo; three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sons, Charles Shriner Jr. in 1925 and Richard B. Shriner in 1958 as well as her husband Charles Shriner in 1943. Arrangements by the Wheeler Mortuary of Deming.

Shrunk: Ellsworth Emerson "Bumps" Shrunk, 70, a resident of Silver City, entered eternal rest Wednesday afternoon at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born Nov. 3, 1920, in Brook Lawn,N.J. He was a member of Silver City Elks Club No. 413 and the First United Methodist Church. Mr. Shrunk was active in Boy Scouts and organized many troops. He served as commissioner for the Boy Scout organization in California. Mr. Shrunk was retired from the U.S. Navy. Memorial services will be held Saturday evening at 7:30 in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels with the Rev. Gorton Smith officiating. Survivors include his wife, Leona Shrunk of Silver City; a son, Gregg Alan Shrunk of Austin, Texas; and four daughters, Joy Joanne Smith of San Diego, Debra Ann Richeal of Kalispell, Mont., Karen Lani Nolan of San Mateo, Calif., and Kealoha Sue Walton of San Diego. He is also survived by eight grandchildren. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Shultz; William Thomas Shultz, 74, resident of 309 south 9th. street died at Mimbres Memorial Hospital. He was born Feb. 18, 1912 in Page, Nebraska were he was a farmer and moved to Deming 16 years ago. Funeral services were at Baca Wheeler Funeral Chapel. It was conducted by the local Congregation of Jehovahs Witnesses. Interment followed at Mountain View Cemetary. Survivers include his wife, Gertrude of the home: a son, William Thomas Schultz: four daughters, Mary Leui, Rapid City South Dakota. Evilyn Butcher and Shirly Boomgaarn, Deming and Donna Hogan, Albuquerque:27 grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Baca's Wheeler Funeral Chapels was in charge of arrangements.

Simon Sias, 83,a former resident of Santa Rita and retired Kennecott Copper Corp. employee died this week in Mountain View, Calif., where he had lived for the Past 15 years, Survivors are his, wIdow, two sons and two daughters, all of Mountain View, and a brother in law, Jo M’. Lardizabal, of Hurley, who attended the funeral services.

Sias: Alfonso M. Sias, 81, died Saturday, February 24, in Silver City. Mr. Sias was a native of Ascencion, Mexico and has been a resident of Grant County for 72 years. He is survived by his wife Manuela of Bayard, five daughters, Selma Wagoner of Walnut Creek, Calif., Ela Gonzales of Bayard, Amparo O. Marquez of Silver City, Ruby Perez of Bayard, Erlinda Lopez of Miami, Ariz., three sons, Alfonso Sias, Jr., and Ramon Sias both of Tyrone and Henry Moreno of Bayard, thirty-one grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Rosary recitation was 7:30 Monday, February 26, evening in the Curtis-Bright Chapel. Mass of the Resurrection was 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 27, in Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard.Burial followed in Memory Lane Cametery. Serving as pallbearers were Albert Perez, Benny Gonzales, Eddie Marquez, Joey Moreno, Albert Perez, Jr., and Robert Perez.

Sias; Miguel Silva Sias, 57, resident of Hurley died at Memorial General Hospital in Las Cruces. He was born February 3, 1927 in Dwyer and was retired from Kennecott Copper Corporation. He was a member of the Catholic Church and an Army Veteran of the Korean War. For several years he served as Commander of the Hurley American Legion Post No. 46. Rosary services were held at Baca's Wheeler Funeral Chapel. Funeral Mass was at the Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley with Fr. Benito Suen officiating. Interment followed at the Fort Bayard National Cemetery with veteran honors accorded by the American Legion Post No. 46. He is survived by his wife, Annie Sias of the home; a daughter, Shirley Sias of Central; a sister, Rosenda Rodriguez of Deming and two granddaughters, Holly Ann and Shoshanna Cordova of Central. Pallbearers were Dr. AndresRodriguez, Ernie Rodriguez, Bobby Arsola, Dan Silva, Felix Amador,Bill Miller, Steve Aguirre Sr. and Al Sanchez. Baca's Wheeler Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.

Sias: Rodolpho Sias, 44, a resident of Faywood, entered life eternal Thursday in Silver City. Services are pending. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

James Michael Siddens, 25, died Tuesday in Silver,City. He was born May 8,1958 in Leadville, Colo, and had lived here for the past 13 years. Survivors are his wife, Melody Marie; a son, James Michael; his father, Gene; his mother, Mary Lea Lynn; his sisters, Sherry Sprinkle, Tern Duffane and Christy Meyaro; his brothers, Robert, joe, Gene, Kelly, and Mark. Funeral services were held in the chapel of the Wheeler Funeral Horne with the Rev. Gerald Griffin officiat1ing.

Siemer: Dr. Everett John Siemer, 68, died Wednesday, March 7, in Silver City, Dr. Siemer was a native of Denver, Colorado and had practiced veterinary medicine in Silver City since 1949. He is survived by his wife, Eleonor Siemer of Silver City, a daughter Liz Siemer also of Silver City and a son Richard Siemer of Miami, Florida. Graveside services were held Satuday, March 10 at 10 a.m. in the Ft. Bayard National Cemetery with Father Morgan of Garfield officiating. The family asks that donations be made in his memory be made to your favorite charity. Pallbearers were Dr. John Broadwell, Layton Hunter, G.O. Gwyn, Jr., Tom Allensworth, Creighton Werner and Alvin Franks.

Siemer: Eleanor Marie Siemer, 74, passed away Sunday in Gila Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Siemer was a resident of Silver City and was a housewife. She is survived by her son Richard Siemer also of Silver City. One daughter Elizabeth Johnson and her husband Clint of Pinos Altos; and three grandchildern Edwin, Jessica and Jonathon. Private services will be conducted in the Fort Bayard National Cemetary. Arrangements are by the Curtis- Bright Funeral Home.

SIEMER: Richard Maynard Siemer, 56. passed away Saturday from injuries he received in an automobile accident. He was preceded in death by his parents, Dr. Everett J. and Elenor Sierner. He is survived by his sister, Elizabeth Ann Johnson of Silver City; two nieces, Jessica and Jade Johnson of Silver City; and two nephews, Jonathan and Joshua Johnson. also of Silver City. He is also survived by his close associate. Viona Edwards, and her family, of Las Cruces. Mr. Siemcr was co-foundcr of CornmcrciaL. Resources and Outlaws Country and Western Clothing Store. He attended Western High School and Western New Mexico University. Services will he held Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Jesse Lilcs officiating. A private burial of cremains will he held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may he made to the Silver City Gospel Mission or to the mission soup kitchen at I II S. Texas St., Silver City, NM 88061 Family members selected Curtis-Bright and Lordsburg F!.Ineral Homes to serve them.

SIERRA: Estevan L. "Steve" Sierra, 89, entered eternal rest Tuesday, Feb. 15, at Fort Bayard Medical Center. He was born Aug. 3, 1910, in Tyrone and retired from the Gigantic Laundry in Denver. He was preceded in death by his mother and father, Apolonio and Anita L. Sierra; a grandson, Simon G.M. Sierra; four brothers; four sisters; and his wife, Nasaria M. Sierra, who entered eternal rest Aug. 29, 1979. Mr. Sierra is survived by two sisters, Rosa Placencio of Silver City and Rose Ann Brokaw of Alhambra, Calif.; three sons, Mariuel Sierra and his wife, Lupe Sierra, of Spring Branch, Texas, and Estevan Sierra and his wife, Shelley K.M. Sierra, and David Sierra and his wife, Rosa Sierra, all of Silver City; and a daughter, Esperanza Sierra S. Turrieta and her husband, Raul Turrieta, also of Silver City. Mr. Sierra was blessed with 16 grandchildren,32 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren. Cremation has taken place at Baca's Mimbres Crematory and no services are scheduled. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive. Phone 388- 2334.

SIERRA: Frank Sierra, 27, a Grant County resident, passed away Monday evening. Services are pending. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels, U.s. 180 East at Delk Drive. Phone 388-2334.

SIERRA: Irene Peña Sierra, 70, a resident of Silver City, entered into eternal rest Tuesday at her residence. She was born Oct. 12, 1926, in Santa Rita to Martin S. and Domitila Cardon Pelia. She was a communicant at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and was a homemaker. She was a former foster grandparent with the Silver Consolidated Schools. She enjoyed crocheting, drawing and painting. Mrs. Sierra loved to travel and to go on outings with her Sons. She will be remembered as always ready to lend a helping hand to everyone. Calling hours, were held Thursday beginning at 4pm at Baca’s Funeral Chapels with the prayer vigil at 7. Deacon Johnnic Perez officiating. The funeral liturgy was to he celebrated this morning at 11:30 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Father Rod Nichols, pastor. officiating. The rite of committal and interment were to follow at the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Cemetery. Her in-i-mediate family includes five sons, Apolonio P. Sierra and his wife, Betty, of Silver City, Robert P. Sierra and his wife, Dora, of Silver City, Richard P. Sierra and his wife, Tonic, of Las Cruces. Gene P. Sierra and his wife, Rocio, of Columbus, and Tony P. Sierra and his wife, Sylvia, of Silver City. Also surviving are 21 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Apolonio L. Sierra, on Jan. 30 of this year. Serving as casket bearers will be Alex, Robert Dean, Richard James, Eugene and Kevin Sierra, ‘and Melissa Palacios. Hon~, orary bearers are Norman, Bryan, Nathan and Ray I Sierra, and Armando Sapien. k~ Entrusted to the care of

SIERRA: Jose P. “Joe” Sierra, 72. a lifelong resident of Hanover, entered eternal rest Tuesday. He was born Nov. 7, 1924, to Alejandro and Francisca Sierra. He was a member of ~ iJ~C~1sotic~Ufch, a retired miner for Kennccott Copper Corp., a member of the Hanover Water Association, and a member of Local 890 of the Steelworkers union. Survivors include his wife, Juanita Sierra of Hanover; two sons, Jose Sierra and his wife, Rhonda, of Bayard, and Julian Sierra and his wife, Rosie, of San Manuel, Ariz.; a daughter, Linda Luna, and her husband, “Tiny,” of Fort Bayard; a brother, Alex Sierra. and his wife, Virginia, of Tucson, Ariz.: four sisters. Victoria Arizaga of Bayard. Guadalupe Tapia of Supei’ior. Ariz., Geralda Curiel of Las Vegas. Ne~’., and Anatancia Coho of Hanover: and nine grandchildren. Calling hours will he from 4-7 p.m. Friday at Baca’s Funeral Chapels. The rosary will follow all with Deacon Johnnic Perez reciting, also at Baca’s Funeral Chapels. The funeral liturgy will he celebrated Saturday at 10 a.m. at Holy Family Catholk Church in Hanover. Offi— ciating will he the Rev. Paulus Kao. Interment will follow at the Hanover Cemetery. Pallbearers include Joe A. Sierra., John Sierra, Richard Chavez, Andy Chavez. Tiny Luna and Raymond Chacon. Entrusted to the care of Bacá’s Funeral Chapels.

SIERRA: Manuel L. Sierra, 81, of Silver City passed away Tuesday, Jan. 19, at his home. He was born Aug. 5, 1917, in Silver City to Apolonio and Anita Lozano Sierra and had been a lifelong Silver City resident. Mr. Sierra was a retired brake inspector with the Santa Fe Railroad, a communicant of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, and a veteran of the U.S. Navy who served honorably during World War II. He also held memberships in the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the Ameri- can Legion, the Submarine Veterans Association and the League of United Latin American Citizens. Calling hours will be from 5-7 p.m. Monday at Baca's Funeral Chapels, where the prayer vigil will begin at 7. Deacon Johnnie Perez will recite the Holy Rosary. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Tuesday at 10 a.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic J Church with Father John Colgan officiating. The rite of committal and burial will follow at the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Cemetery. He is survived by his wife, Maria B. "Chona" Sierra of Silver City; two sons, James A. "Jimmy" Sierra and his wife, Anna, of San Antonio, Texas, and Pat Sierra of San Antonio; two stepsons, Richard Horcasitas and his wife, Sharon, of Yuma, Ariz., and Arthur Horcasitas and his wife, Esther, of Littiewood, Calif.; a daughter, Anita "Annie" Sierra of San Antonio; three stepdaughters, Molly Gonzalez and her husband, Gilbert, of Bell Gardens, Calif., Frances De Leat and her husband, Bill, of Revana, Neb., and Gloria Rivas of Azusa, Calif.; a brother, Estevan L. Sierra of Fort Bayard; three sisters, Rose Ann Gabel of Alhambra, Calif., Rosa Placencio of Silver City and Thelma Murillo of Silver City; three grandsons, James Daniel Sierra of San Antonio, Cesar Manuel Sierra of San Antonio and Michael Tony Barron of Florida; and one granddaughter, Antonette Barren Cowart of Savannah, Ga. Casket bearers will be Ray, Eugene and Jackie Sierra, Manuet Murioz, Ar- mando Sapien and Raul Turietta. Honorary bearers are Frank Granado, Manuel Jaure, Daniel Sapien, Ruben Murillo, Manuel Sierra Jr., Michael Antonio Barren and Ernest Sierra. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at • Delk Drive. Phone 388- 2334. _ __ _ _ _ '_

Mrs Concha Sierra, 48, a life-long resident of Silver City, died Sunday morning at Hillcrest General hospital. Survivors are her husband, Manuel Sierra; four daughters, Mrs. Ray Rivas of Los Angeles, CaIIL, Mrs. Gilbert Qo~za1es, Miss Frances Horcasitsa, an4 Miss Anita Sierra, all of Silver City; six sons, Willie, Arthur, Ramon and Richard horcasitas, and Jimmy and Pat Sierra, all of Silver City; three brothers, Gilbert Acevedo of Trinidad, Colo., John and Lewis of Sliver city; three sisters, Mrs. Tommy Nevarez of albuquerque, Mr. Tino Marquez and Mrs. Jesuita Serna of Los Angeles, and four grandchildren.. Rosary services were held Tuesday at 7:30 at the Curtis Mortuary chapel. Funeral mass was said at 9:3-0 am. Wednesday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Burial was in the Catholic Cemetery

Funeral services were held. Monday ay St. Vincent ‘de Paul Catholic Church for Richard L Sierra, 53, who suffered a fatal heart attack at his home ‘Wenseday evening. The Rev. Fr. A. James Milano officiated. Interment followed in the Catholic Cemetery. Pallbearers were Manuel Dlaz, Greg Mesa, Frank Gomez,:Arthur Aguirre, B. Lucero and Espire Murillo., Mr. Sierra was a lifelong resident of Silver ‘City, and had worked as a mlner for Peru Mining Company until receiving permanent injuries’ in a mine accident May 2, ‘1982. He was always acive in youth youth. Work in the’ community, and played an important part in the ‘starting of Pony league baseball for youngsters in Silver City. Survivors of Mr. Sierra include his widow, Mrs. CLaudine Sierra of Silver City;’ three sons, Jackie and Ronnie Sierra of Silver City and Rudy Sierra of Northwalk, CalIf: five daughters, Miss Bernice Sierra,” Mrs. Roy Lawless, Mrs. Archie Jackson, all of Silver City, Mrs. Celsó Zamora of Hillsborough and Mrs. John Marquez of Santa Fe; ten grandchildren; four brothers, Steve Sierra of Denver, Colo., Apolinlo Sierra’ of, Lansing, Mich., and Manuel and Eloy Sierra of Silver City’; five sisters, Mrs.’ Rose Sapien,, Mrs. Thelma Murillo, Mrs. Lucy~Munoz and Mrs. Pete Sapien of Silver ‘City and Mrs. Rudy Gebel of Alhambra, Ca.

SIERRA: Simon Gregg Milligan Sierra, 25, of Silver City was swept up into the arms of God on Thursday, Jan. 6. He was born in Silver City on June 19, 1974. He is survived by his parents, Estevan M. and Shelly K.M. Sierra of Silver City; his four children, Charolette, Rose and Lane of Silver City, and Katherine of Truth or Consequences; his brother, Sean, and sister-in-law, Shady J. Sierra, of Silver City; his grandfather, Estevan L. Sierra of Fort Bayard; and his great-grandmother, Anna M. Hineman of Beaver, Pa. He is also survived by numerous uncles, aunts and cousins. Mr. Sierra was employed by Chaparral Cable Co. He was a member of the Merchants Tuesday Night Bowling League. In high school, he was active in ath- letics, including bowling, football, baseball, track, soccer, tennis and basketball. He also enjoyed fishing and hunting. The family will receive friends this evening from 6-7 at Baca's Funeral Chapels. The vigil service will begin at 7, with Deacon Bill Holguin officiating. The funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday at 10'in the morning at the St. Francis Newman Center with Fa- ther Marcos Reyna officiating. Burial and interment will follow at the Catholic Cemetery. Pallbearers are Sean P. Sierra, Raul S. Turrieta, Culbert Medina, Randy Stevens, Don Windsor and Jess Rogers. Honorary bearers are his family and many friends. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral 'Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive. Phone 388- 2334.

SIERRA: Simon Gregg Sierra, 25, of Silver City entered eternal life Thursday, Jan. 6, in Silver City. Funeral arrangements are pending. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Sierra: Alfredo D. Sierra, 67, passed away Sunday in Memorial General Hospital in Las Cruces. Mr. Sierra was born in Santa Rita on July 20, 1921. He was a World War ll veteran and served in Iwo Jima and the Phillipines. He was awarded the Bronse Star and Victory Medal and was honorably discharged as a disebled veteran. Survivors are one brother, Mike D. Sierra, of Central, and many nieces and nephews and other family members in California. He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Sierra and Pas de la O Sierra; by three brothers, Max Sierra, Jose Sierra and Ramon Sierra; and by two sisters, Blasa Sierra Quintana and Romona Sierra Gutierrez. Visitation will be this evening from 5-8 in the Wheeler Funeral Home chapel. Rosary recitation will be Wednesday at 7;30 p.m. in the Wheeler chapel with the Rev. Richard P. Lynch officiating. Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated Thursday at ten a.m. in the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, also with Lynch officiating. Interment will follow in th Fort Bayard National Cemetery with military honors conducted by American Legion Allingham-Golding Post No. 18. Pallbearers will be John Escobedo, Elias Garcia, Gene Ynigues, Salvador Quintana, Richard Quintana and Jose Sierra. Honorary pallbearers will be Peter Escobedo lll, Manuel Sierra, Eloy Sierra, Apolonio Sierra, David Sierra and Santos Sierra. Arrangements are by the Wheeler Funeral Home.

SIERRA: Angelo Sierra, infant son of Lorenzo and Suzanne Madrid Sierra, entered eternal rest Monday at University Hospital in Albuquerque. Graveside Services Will held this Morning at st Vincent de Paul Catholic Cemetery with Deacon Jolinnle Perez Officiating. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels.

Sierra: Antonio Siera, 91, a lifelong Silver City resident, entered life eternal Monday at the Homestead Nursing Home. He was born May 10, 1900, in Duncan, Ariz. Mr. Sierra was a member of the Catholic Church. He retired from Chino Mines after many years of service. Calling hours were from 2-4 this afternoon in the south chapel of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. The vigil service will be held this evening at 6:30 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, where the funeral liturgy service will be held Saturday morning at 10 with the Rev. Rod Nichols officiating. The committal rite service will be held at the Silver City Catholic Cemetery, where he will be laid to rest in the family plot. Survivors include seven sons, Santos Sierra and his wife, Dora, of Hurley, and Alfredo Sieera and his wife, Lucy, Willie Sierra and his wife, Mary Helen, town Councilor Frank "Kiko" Sierra, Albert Sierra, Arthur "Tudy" Sierra and his wife, Gloria, and Lorenzo "Lencho" Sierra, all of Silver City. He is also survived by four daughters, Helen Archuleta and her husband, Don, of Kearny, Ariz., Esperanza Alviso and her husband, Anthony, of San Bernardino, Calif., and Cecilia Abalos and her husband, Edward, and Ysabel Arzola and her husband, Danny, all of Silver City; and 44 grandchildren. Casket bearers will be Danny Sierra, Ernie Archuleta, Alfredo Sierra Jr., Willie Sierra Jr., Anthony Alviso and Anthony Sierra. Honorary bearers will be his remaining grandchildren, Antonio Vargas, a special friend, and the staff of Homestead Nursing Home. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

SIERRA: Apolonio L. ‘Polo” Sierra, 71, a lifelong Silver City resident, entered life eternal Thursday morning at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born April 4, 1925, in Silver City to the late Apolonio and Anita (Ramirez) Sierra, and was a retired plumber. Mr. Sierra enlisted with the Army and served during World War II. He was an active member of League of United Latin American Citizens Council No. 8003 in Silver City, and was involved in Little League and other programs for youths. He was serving as president of LULAC Council No. 8003. Visitation has been scheduled for Monday afternoon at 3 with the prayer vigil beginning at 7 at Baca’s Funeral Chapels. Johnnie Perez will recite the holy rosary. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Tuesday morning at 10 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with the Rev. Rod Nichols officiating. Interment will follow at the Silver City Catholic Cemetery. Survivors include seven sons, Apolonio G. Sierra and his wife, Betty. of Silver City, Robert P. Sierra and his wife, Dora, also of Silvcr City, Richard Sierra and his wife, Antonia, of Las Cruces, Eugene Sierra and his wife, Rocio, of Columbus, Tony P. Sierra and his wife, Sylvia, of Silver City, Earl Sierra and his wife, Suzie, of Sahuarita, Ariz., and Phillip G. Sierra and his wife, Gloria. also of Sahuarita; two daughters, Becky Sierra Woodard of Fort Collins, Cob., and Veronica J. Sierra of Silver City; two brothers, Steve Sierra and his~wife, Clara, of Denver, and M~we1 Sierra and his wife, Maria, of Silver City; three sisters, Rose~Placencio and Thelma Murillo, both of Silver City, and Roseann Burkow ol Alhambra, Calif.; mans grandchildren__and great grandchj1dren; and nieces and nephews. Casket bearers will be Fred Baca, Rudy Sias, Mike Montes, Kevin Sierra, Albert Parra Jr. and Robert Dean Sierra. Honorary bearers are Manuel Garcia, Catarino Lopez, Robert McDonald and close friends. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the LULAC Council No. 8003 Scholarship Fund, 100 W. klice, Silver City, NM ~8061.

Sierra: Arthur Romero Sierra Jr., 23, died Wednesday in Silver City.He was born in Silver City but moved to California at the age of 7 months. He returned to Silver City in 1982. He was very athletic and enjoyed sports of all kinds, especially football. He was a very fine person, with love for everyone. He was a communicant of the Catholic Church. Survivors are his wife, Reina Nieto Sierra and his daughter, Brandy Nicole Sierra, both of La Puente, Calif.; and his parents, Arthur L. and Gloria Sierra; a sister, Lydia Sierra; a brother, Anthony Sierra; his paternal grandfather, Antonio Sierra; and his maternal grandmother, Paula Romero, all of Silver City. Rosary recitation will be held at 7:30 tonight in the Wheeler Funeral Home chapel and Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday in the St. Francis Newman Center with the Rev. Bill Mayer officiating. Burial will follow in the Silver City Catholic Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Martin Silva, Orlando Ortega, Mike Flores, Fernando Estrada, Joe Flores and Anthony Alviso. Honorary pallbearers will be his many cousins, relatives and loving friends. Arrangements are with the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

Sierra: Claudine Dalton Sierra, 73, a lifetime resident of Silver City, entered into rest Monday at Gila Regional Medical Center. She was born March 27,1920, in Hurley to the late Jack Z. and Carmen Dalton. She was a homemaker, a member of the Foster Grandparent Program, and a parisher of St. Vincent de Paul Cathlic Church. Callimg hours will be from 4-7p.m. today at Baca's Funeral Capels, with the prayer vigil beginning at 7. Deacon Bill Holguin will recite the rosary. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated at 10 friday morning at St. Vincent de Paul Cathlic Church. The rite of cimmittal will follow at the Catholic Cemetery in Silver City. Survivors include three sons, Rudy D. "Chuco" Sierra and his wife,Lorry, and Jack D. Sierra and his wife, Stella, all of Rio Rancho,and Ron R. Sierra and his wife, Priscilla, of Silver City; five daughters, Gloria Marquez and her husband, John, of Santa Fe Springs, Calif., Horencia Zamora and her husband, Celso, of Silver City, Andrea Lawless of Las Cruces, Anatalia "Chala" Jackson and her husband, Archie, of Silver City, and Bernice S. Triviso and her husband, Robert, of Silver City; and a brother, Gilbert P. Miller of Las Angeles. Also surviving are her 20 grandchildren and16 great-grandchildren. She was Preceded in death by her husban, Richard, in December 1968; her sister Zura Miller, in December 1993; and her grandson, Art Jackson, in September 1991. Casket bearers will be J.R. Zamora, Shawn, Ricky and Todd Sierra, Rod Jackson and Richard Marquez. Honorary bearers are her remaining grandchildren, great-grandchildren, reletives and friends. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels of Silver City.

Sierra: David Santos Sierra, 38, died Saturday in Silver City. Mr. Sierra was born in Silver City and was a lifelong resident of Grant County. He was a graduate of Cobre High School; was a Vietnam veteran; and was a past member of the Grant County Charros. Survivors include one daughter, Darlene Sierra of Hurley; one son David Sierra Jr. of Hurley; his parents, Santos and Dora Sierra of Hurley; a grandfather, Antonio Sierra of Silver City; one sister, Rita Peru of Gila; two brothers, Danny Sierra of Silver City and Henry Sierra of Las Cruces; six nieces; three nephews; and several uncles and aunts. Mr. Sierra was preceded in death by two brothers, Sammy in 1976 and Bobby in 1978. Rosary recitation will be held at 7 tonight in the Wheeler Funeral Home chapel and Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the St. Francis Newman Center. Burial will follow in the Silver City Catholic Cemetery. The Rev. Bill Mayer will officiate. Military honors will be conducted y American Legion Allingham-Golding Post No. 18. Serving as pallbearers will be Ricky Provencio, Tommy Aguirre, Tito Marin, Frankie Munoz, Frank Pena and Donald Diaz. Honorary pallbearers will be all of his relatives and friends. Arrangements are with the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

Sierra: David C. Sierra Jr., 22, a resident of Hurley died Wednesday from injuries he received in a motorcycle accident. He was preceded in death by his father, David C. Sierra Sr., in August 1987, and by two uncles, Sammy Sierra in July 1976, and Bobby Sierra in January 1978. He is survived by his mother, Josie Arrellin of Hurley; a sister, Darlene Sierra of Hurley; his great-grandfather, Antonio Sierra of Silver City; his paternal grandparents, Santos and Dora Sierra of Hurley; his maternal grandparents, Josie and Louella Arrellin of Central; two uncles, Danny Sierra and his wife, Sally, of Silver City, and Henry Sierra and his wife, Rosemary, of Las Cruces; and four aunts, Rita Peru and her husband, Max, of Gila, Lucy Grinie and her husband, Joe of Tucson, Ariz., Dora Arrey and her husband, Richard of Bayard, and Flora Silva and her husband, Tom, of Oracle, Ariz. David's hobbies included hunting, fishing, horseback riding and basketball. He was a 1985 graduate of Cobre High School, was a graduate of University Technical Institute in Phoenix, Ariz., in 1986, and attended Western University for the 1987-88 school year.Currently, he was working as a mechanic for Yucca Ford in Silver City. He was a member of the Grant County Charros Association. Rosary will be recited Friday at 8 p.m. in the Wheeler Funeral Home. Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the St. Francis Newman Center. The Rev. Bill Mayer will officiate. Burial will follow in the Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Wheeler Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Sierra: Eloy L. Sierra, 65, a Silver City resident, entered life eternal Sunday in Albuquerque. He was born Dec. 11, 1927, in Silver City. Mr. Sierra was a parishioner of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, and was employed by the Town of Silver City. He was a past member of the League of United Latin American Citizens and was named LULAC state Man of the Year. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Calling hours are from 3-9 today in Baca's Funeral Chapels, where the prayer vigil will be held this evening at 7. The funeral liturgy will begin at 10 Wednesday morning 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. Veterans honors will be accorded by the National Guard. Survivors include his wife, Elvira, of the home; two sons, Ernest Sierra and his wife, Gloria, of Albuquerque, and Ray Sierra, also of Albuquerque; three brothers, Manuel Sierra of Silver City, Steve Sierra of Denver and Apolonio Sierra of Silver City; and three sisters, Rose Placencio of Silver City, Thelma Murillo of Silver City and RoseAnn Gable of Alhambra, Calif. He is also survived by five grandchildren, one great-grandchild, and numerous nieces and nephews. Casket bearers will be Chuco Sierra, Archie Murillo, Bobby Sierra, Michael Sapien, Lencho Munoz and Danny Sapien. Honorary bearers will be Jimmy Sierra and Orlando Garcia. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

SIERRA: Frankie Ernesto Caballero Sierra, 28, a resident of Silver City, entered life eternal Monday evening. Calling hours will be from 4-7 p.m. Monday at Baca’s Funeral Chapels in Silver City. The prayer vigil, at 7, will be recited by the Santa Clara Rosary Ministry. There will be a graveside service in Deming Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Mountain View Cemetery with Father Ray Grecco officiating. Pallbearers will be his family members and friends. Mr. Sierra was born in Silver City on April 23, 1969, to Albert and Adelia Sierra. He returned to Silver City eight years ago from California, and worked here in construction and as a painter. He loved baseball, hunting and fishing, drewing, painting, silkscreening, and collecting rocks. He is survived by his parents, Albert Sierra and Adelia C. Sierra, his companion. Rebecca Nicole Molina, and one son, Ramon Frank Sierra. all of Silver City; one brother, Albert Sierra Jr., and companion, Morgan Montgomery, of Kingman, Ariz.; three sisters, Helen Duran and husband, Lee, of Rialto, Calif., Roseanne Ramos and ~ husband, Ralph, of Highland, Calif., and Cecelia Ramirez and companion, J.D.; his grandmother, Sarah Trujillo Caballero of Silver City; a godson, Jess Ramos of Highland; and numerous nephews, nieces, uncles, aunts and cousins. E ntrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East. at Delk Drive. Phone 388-2334

Sierra: Margarito R. Sierra, 28, was dead on arrival at Hillcrest Hospital Saturday evening as a result of injuries in an auto accident near Tyrone. Sierra was a native of Morenci, Ariz., and had lived in Grant County for the past two years. He was a employee of Kennecott Copper Corporation at the time of his death. Survivors include his widow, Lucy of Silver City; three sons, Darrell, Wayne and Demie Joe, all of Silver City; one daughter, Rita Maria of Silver City; his father, Ramon Sierra of Morenci; three brothers, Lupe and Ramon, both of Los Angeles, Calif., Lorenzo of Tacoma, Wash.; four sisters, Miss Lilly Sierra of Morenci, Mrs. Rose Benavidez of Tucson, Ariz., Mrs. Maria Provencio of Los Angeles, and Mrs. Melia Aparecio of Morenci. Rosary was said in the Curtis-Bright chapel at 7:30 p.m. Monday. Funeral mass was recited at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Aragon Catholic Church with the interment following in the Aragon Cemetery. Pallbearers were Carlos Chalos Chavez, Juan Aparecio, Wilford Estrada, Richard Fajardo, Sammy Lopez and Rudy Lucero.

Sierra: Nasaria M. Sierra, 66, dies Wednesday, August 29 in Hillcrest General Hospital, Mrs. Sierra was born in Marfa, Texas and had been a life long resident of Grant County. She was an employee for Sears Cleaners for 16 years, and was a member of Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Mrs. Sierra is survived by her husband, Esteban L. Sierra of Denver, Collorado, a daughters, Esperanza S. Turrieta of Silver City, three sons, Manuel Sierra ofSan Antonio, Texas, Estevan M. and David Sierra, both of Silver City, her mother, Augustinea Munoz of Silver City, three sisters, Refugia Molina and Norrerta Arzoga, both of Silver City, Salone Carrasco of Gashion, Arizona, eighteen grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Rosary recitation was at 7:30 p.m. Monday evening, in the Curtis-Bright Chapel. Mass of the Resurrection was 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, with Monsignor A. James Milano offficiating at both servicess. Burial followed inthe Silver City Catholic Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were, Apolonio Sierra, Damas Salas, David Vega, Mike Silva, Robert Molina, Jackie Sierra and Thomas Arazga. Honoorary pallbearers are, Danny Sapien, Danny Carrasco, Pete Turrieta and Ramon Martinez. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cancer Society.

Sierra: Rosary for Mrs. Patricia C. Sierra who died April 15 was said at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church April 17, and funeral Mass was said April 18 with interment following in Memory Lane Cemetery. The Rev. Fr. A. James Milano officiated. Mrs. Sierra is survived by her husband Samuel C. of Silver City; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Macario Chavez of Central; a sister, Mrs. Mary Ann Trujillo of Central; and her grandmother Mrs. Alberta Chavez of Bayard. Casket Bearers were Rafael Grijalva, Rodolfo Grijalva, Nick Chavez, Dan Marrujo, Alfredo Marrujo, Billy Castillo and Danny Marrujo, Jr.

Sierra: Robert C. "Bobby" Sierra, 24, passed away Friday, January 6, as a result of injuries received in a motorcycle accident. Robert was a lifelong resident of Grant County, and was employed by Kennecott Copper Corporation at the time of his death. He is survived by a daughter, Bobbie Jo Sierra of Bayard, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Santos L. Sierra of Hurley, a sister, Mrs. Rita Peru of Gila, three brothers, David C. Sierra and Danny C. Sierra, bothof Hurley, Henry C. Sierra of Douglas, Ariz., and his paternal grandfather, Antonio Sierra of Silver City. Rosary recitation washeld Monday, January 9, in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel. Funeral mass was Tuesday, January 10 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Monsignor A. James Milano conducting both services. Interment followed in the Catholic Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Fernie Garza, Frank Munoz, Bennie Montoya, Rudy Baca, David Jaurequi, and Jerry Silva. Honorary pallbearers were Ralph Marquez, David Perez, Bobby Garza, Ernie Archeleta, Frank Pena and Ray Baca.

Sierra: Samuel C. Sierra, who served in Viet Nam with the Marines, passed away

Sierra: Tomas Sierra, 87,who had lived in Silver City for 60 years, died Monday at Hillcrest General Hospital after a brief illness. Rosary services were held at 7:30 Wednesday evening at the Cox Mortuary chapel. Funeral Mass was said at 9 a.m. today at St. Vincent de Paul's Catholic Church, followed by burial in the Catholic cemetery. Survivors are a daughter, Mrs. Ramona Gutierrez, Silver City; four sons, Max, Jose, Alfredo and Mike Sierra, all of Salinas, Calif.; sixteen grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Sierra: Mrs. Ysabel L. Sierra, 71, passed away at Hillcrest Hospital on Wednes

SIERRA: Sally Ann Sierra, 35, a lifelong resident of Si!ver City, died Tuesday as a result of an auto accident. She was born in Silver City on Nov. 10, 1960, the daughter of Armando B. and Alive Miranda. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. She is survived by her parents, Annando B. and Alice Miranda of Silver City; two sons, Matthew Shane Sierra and Gabrial Joseph Sierra, both of Silver City; her daughter, Verizza Lashae Chavez, also of Silver City; two brothers, Armando H. Miranda Jr. and his wife, Diana, of Silver City, and Archie Miranda of Las Cruces; one sister, Lillian M. Ponce, and her husband, Robert, of Silver City; her companion, Virgil Chavez; six nephews, Abie Miranda, Danny Miranda, Fabian Miranda, Steven Miranda, Robert L. Ponce and Thomas A. Ponce; and four nieces, Samantha R. Madrid, Veronica M. Hernandez, Armanda Miranda and April Miranda. At her request, cremation has taken place with Mimbres Crematory and a prayer vigil will be held Friday at ~.1 p.m. at Bacas Fuueral Chapels. The memorial Mass will be celelebrated at 3 the same day at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with the Rev. Rod Nichols officiating. Burial of cremains will follow at memory Lane Cemetery. Trusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapel.

Sierra-Neal: Maria C. "Tina" Sierra-Neal, 27, of Tucson, Ariz., passed away Monday, July 16, after a long illness. Services were held Friday at Sacred Heart Church and interment followed at Holy Hope Cemetery in Tucson. Mrs. Sierra-Neal is survived by her husband, Darrel Wayne Neal; her parents, Alex and Virginia Sierra of Tucson; her grandfather, Raymundo L. Benavidez of Hurley; two sisters, Diane Cleary of Georgia and Frances Sierra of California; two brothers, Joe Sierra of Tucson and John Sierra of California; and several aunts and uncles, many of whom reside in Grant County.

Augustin Sifuentes, 70, resident of 508½ South Zinc Ave., Deming, died Friday evening at Memorial General Hospital in Las Cruces. He was born Jan. 18,, 1912 in Hurley. and had worked for Kennecott Copper Corp. for many years until moving to Deming 20 years ago. In Darning he worked groundskeeper at Mimbres Memorial Hospital. He was a member of the Catholic Church. Rosary services were held ‘ct. 31 at the Wheeler Mortuary Chapel in Deming. Funeral miss was Tuesday morning at St. Ann’s Catholic Church. Fr. Jesus De Arrilucea officiated and burial followed at Mountain View Cemetery. He is survived by three sisters Maria Flores of Deming, Gabina Martinez, Whittier, Calif. , and Lupe Tomes of Central and several nieces and nephews. The Wheeler Mortuary of Deming vvas in charge of arrangements.

Jose V.Sifuentes,54, a retired miner, died at his home in Silver City last Friday. He had lived here 40 years. Surviving are wife, Mrs. Petrolina Sifuetes; four sons Ysidro, Richard, Maunel Jose,Jr.; a daughter,Roseta; two brothers, Ignacio and Salvador and three sisters, Mrs. Mary Ocho, Mrs.Ada Torres and Mrs.Santos Rivera. Roasary wasrecited atthe COx Mortuary chapel Sunday evening. Requiem high mass washeld at 9a.m. Monday in St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, followed by burial in the Cathloic cemetery .

Ysaac Sifuentes. 61. passed away Monday May 9 at Long Beach Veterans Hospital in Long Beach, Calif. Mr. Sifuentes was a native of Tyrone and had lived in Rowland Heights Calif. for several years. He was a veteran of World War II. Mr. Sifuentes is survived by two sons, Joseph Sifuentes of Southgate. Calif. and Isaac Sifuentes of Rowland Heights. Calif., seven grandchildren, three sisters. Mrs. Gavina Martinez of Whittier. Calif., Mrs. Mary Flores of Deming and Mrs. Lupe Torres of Central and a brother Agustine Sifuentes of Deming. Rosary services were recited Thursday, May 12. at the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel with the Funeral Mass said Friday. May 13, at the Santa Clara Catholic Church in Central with Rev. Fr. Paul Ragazanski officiating. Interment followed in Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Richard Aguilera. Joe Hernandez. Sam Williams. Leonard Kirker, Fred Gutierrei, and Ralph Trujillo.

Sifuentes: Antonio A. Sifuentes, 81, died in Safford, Ariz., Friday. Mr. Sifuentes was born in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, and had been a resident of Grant County for many years. He was a communicant of St. Vincent's Catholic Church. He retired from Kennecott Copper Corp. in 1970 where he had been employed for 26 years. He is survived by his wife, Juana Sifuentes of Silver City; a son, Antonio Sifuentes Jr. of Tucson, Ariz.; two stepsons, David Silva of Long Beach, Calif., and Mike Salazar of Tucson, Ariz.; a daughter, Rita Garcia of Morenci, Ariz.; and two stepdaughters, Mary Helen Sierra of Silver City and Ramona Gates of McPherson, Kan.; 14 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Rosary will be recited Tuesday at 7 P.M. at the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home Chapel and Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated Wednesday at 10 a.m. at St. Vincent's Catholic Church with Deacon William Holguin officiating. Interment will follow at the Silver City Catholic Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Fidel Quintana, Willie Sierra Jr., Gregory Sierra, Victoriano Rodriguez, Vicente Romero and Alfredo Sierra. Honorary pallbearers will be Mike Salazar, Antonio Sifuentes Jr., Leon Garcia and Willie Sierra Sr. Arrangements are with Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Sifuentes: Gavena Sifuentes, 68, died Oct. 30 in California. She was born in 1919 in Silver City and moved to California in 1951. Her parents were Issac and Petra Sifuentes. She was preceded in death by her sister, Lupe Torres, who died in March this year; andby three brothers, Agustine Sifuentes, who died in 1983; Issac Sifuentes who died in 1977; and Michael Sifuentes who died in1941. Survivors include one sister, Mary Flores of Deming; three daughters, Juanita Morado of Tampa, Fla., Cathy Marquez of Whittier, Calif., and Lupita Lorenzo of La Puente, Calif.; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Survivors who live in Grant County include Alfred Torres,a brother-in-law; Lupe Barela, a niece; Mike Torres, a nephew; and Josephine Kirker, a niece, all of Central. Rosary will be Thursdayand Mass will be celebrated Friday at 10 a.m. in St. Mary's Catholic Church in Whittier, followed by burial in the Rose Hills Cemetery in Whittier. Pallbearers will be Freddie Trejo, Raul Trejo, Ray Marquez, Tony Marquez, Alfredo Torres Jr. and Michael Torres.

Sifuentes: Juana Q. Sifuentes, 81, of Silver City passed away Tuesday at the Homestead adult shelter in Silver City. Mrs. Sifuentes was born July 18, 1911, in Pinos Altos. She was a Roman Catholic by faith, and was a parishioner of St. Vincent de Paul Roman Catholic Church in Silver City. She is survived by three sons, David Silva of Bellflower, Calif., and Steve Silva and Tony Sifuentes and his wife, Rosa, of Tucson, Ariz.; four daughters, Ramona Gates and her husband, Larry, of McPherson, Kan., Mary Helen Sierra and her husband, Willie, of Silver City, Rita Garcia of Clifton, Ariz., and Carole Almeida; two brothers, Joe Quintana of Arivipa, Ariz., and Fidel Quintana of Silver City; 16 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Antonio Sifuentes, in September, 1987. Visitation was to be from 2-4 this afternoon at the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel. The prayer vigil will begin at 7 tonight at the funeral home chapel with Deacon Bill Holguin officiating. The funeral liturgy will begin at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Vincent's with the Rev. Rod Nichols as officiant. The rite of committal will follow at the Catholic Cemetery in Silver City. Pallbearers will be Willie Sierra Jr., Mario Quintana, Joe Medina, Angel Guerrero, Miguel Sifuentes and Danny Arzola. Honorary pallbearers are all other family members and friends, and the staff of the Homestead adult shelter. Arrangements are by Curtis Bright Funeral Home of Silver City.

Sifuentes: Richard Joseph M. Sifuentes Jr., 25, a lifelong resident of Grant County, died Saturday in Bayard as the result ofan accident. Mr. Sifuentes was born Sept. 26, 1964, in Silver City, attended Silver High School, was a construction laborer, and was a member of the Catholic Church. Calling hours will be Wednesday from 2-9 p.m. in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels where the rosary service will be at 7 p.m. Mass of the Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday in Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church at Bayard with the Augustinian Recollect Fathers officiating. Concluding service will be at the Silver City Catholic Cemetery. Survivors are his wife, Gloria Martinez Sifuentes of Bayard; his mother Rosa Sifuentes of Fort Bayard; his father, Richard Sifuentes Sr. of Silver City; a son, Richard Sifuentes II of Bayard, a daughter, Amy Marie Sifuentes of Bayard;a stepson, Sam Cabrera Jr. of Las Cruces; two sisters, Mary Lou Nava of Silver City and Dina Sifuentes of Fort Bayard; a stepsister, Carol Sifuentes of Silver City; a maternal grandmother, Alfonsa Marquez of Fort Bayard; a paternal grandmother, Nila Sifuentes of Silver City; and a paternal great-grandmother, Michaela Melendrez of Silver City. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Frank Marquez, his great-grandfather, Ysidro Melendrez Sr., and a brother, Ysidro Sifuentes II. Casket bearers will be Felipe Guerrero, Ramon "Casper" Placencio, Ronnie Martinez, Jesus Candelaria, Pete Chavezand Lorenzo Marquez. Honorary bearers are all of his friends. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Ysidro Marquez Sifuentes, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Sifuentes, of Silver City, died the past week in Hillcrest Hospital. Funeral services were conducted at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church by the Rev. Fr. James Milano. Burial was in the Catholic Cemetery.

SIGLER: Lili May Sigler 60, of Farmington passed away Saturday; Feb.13, at San Juan Regional Medical Center in Farmington. She ' was born Feb. 16, 1938, in Kalamazoo, Mich., to Leo E. and May Rose (Annen) Terpening. Left to mourn her passing are her mother, May Rose Terpening of Kalamazoo; her fiance, Stewart Stock of Rio Rancho; a son, David Sigler and wife, Maria, of Henderson, Nev.; five daughters, Melanie Perry and husband, Dennis, of Luna Pier, Mich., Julie Davis and husband;; Mark, of Las Vegas, Nev., Lori Davis and husband, Mike, of Perryburg, Ohio, Tammy "Bate^ and husband, Jack, of Henderson, and Amy Rogers and husband, Bob, also of Hendersdn; three sisters, Barbara Krohn of Portage, Mich. Rosemary Nichols of Kalamazoo,' and Helen Houser, also of Kalamazoo; and 38 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father, Leo Terpening, and by three sisters, Audrey Derhammer, Lila Rowe and Rena Terpening; Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at Palm-Valley View Mortuary, 760,0 S. Eastern St., Las Vegas Nev., and Thursday from noon until 1 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the Galleria Chapel, in Whitney Ranch, Nev. Funeral services will follow' immediaicly at 1 p.m. in Gaileria Chapel with Bishop Gary Hewlett1 officiating. Burial will follow at Palm-Valley View Cemetery in Las Vegas. She had a great love for her family, including those she worked with at Avon Industries, where she was employed as a marketing executive for 15 years. Local fu- neral arrangements are under the direction of Cope Memorial Chapel of Farinington.

SIGMAN: Ray Calvin Sigman, 77, a longtime Deming resident, passed away early Saturday at Rio Vista Hospital in El Paso, Texas. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 10 a.m until 2 pm. at Baca's Funeral Chapels in Deming. The graveside funeral service will begin at 3 that afternoon at Mountain View Cemetery with Joe Hays of the Church of Christ officiating. He was born May 24, 1918, in Montague County, Texas, to Ural Manford Sigman and Alice Elizabeth Reynolds. In September 1940 he moved to Derning and on May 24, 1941, he married Betty Ruth Moseley in Palomas, Mexico. He was a member of the Copper and Elm Church of Christ and was an automotive parts manager and later worked at Harris Auto Electric. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting. Survivors include his wife, Ruth Sigman of the home; four sons, Elbert Sigman and his wife, Rexene, of Central City, Neb., and R.C. Sigman and his wife, Delana, Don Sigman and his wife, Marilyn, and John Sigmnan and his wife, Carolyn, all of Deming; a daughter, Debris Swope of Deming; a brother, Ural Sigman of Bowie, Texas; two sisters, Eula Fulmer of Texarkana, Texas, and Rachel Graves of Grand Prairie, Texas; 17 grandchil¬ dren; and 14 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ural and Alice Sigman; two brothers, H.T. and Clarence Sigman; and two sisters, Beulah Allison and Clara Armstrong. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels of Deming.

News of the death of Mrs. Margaret Siler, 96, widow of the Rev· Jesse W. Siler, a former pastor of the Presbyterian Church of Silver City, has been received by Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Silsby. Death occurred in Cleveland, Ohio. She is survived by a daughter, Louise, a teacher in Cleveland, and by two sons, Major Arnold Siler and Leon W. Skier of Washington D. C. She last visited in Silver City in 1941.

Funeral services were held Saturday at the cox mortuary chapel for William C. Silsby, 80, a pioneer, retired rancher of grant county, where he had lived for 62 years. He was born in London england. for many years Mr Silsby was one of New Mexico's principal mohair growers operating a ranch in the burro mountains. He sold his ranch and stock some years ago and moved to Silver City. He was a charter member of the IOOF Lodge. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mary Francis Williams Silsby whom he married in 1910. Funeral rites were conducted by the Rev. Charles S. Walker of the first Methodist Church and burial took place in the Silver City cemetary with IOOF graveside ritualistic services. Serving as pallbearers were G. O. Burchfield, Sam Mosner, Henery Watson, and John Brown.

SILVA: Daniel Apodaca Silva, 96, a resident of Hurley, entered eternal rest Wednesday, Jan. 15, at Fort Bayard Medical Center after a short illness. Calling hours will begin at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Baca's Funeral Chapels, with the prayer vigil starting at 7:30. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley. Father Dan Porter will officiate all services. The rite of committal and inter- ment will follow at the Hurley Cemetery. Mr. Silva was born May 28, 1906, in Garfield to Pedro Gonzales and Beneranda (Apodaca) Silva. He retired as a crane man with Kennecott Copper Corp. after 36 1/2 years. He was a mem- ber of the AFL-CIO union and the Alianca Espania Ameri- cana. He is survived by four sons, Fred Silva of Silver City, Pete Silva of El Paso. Texas, Rito Silva of Las Cruces and Fabian Silva of Hurley; two daughters, Celia Hen-era, and Clara Deming and husband. Charlie, all of Silver City; 16 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; two great- great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mariana Trujillo Silva, in March 1994; a son, Manuel Silva in 1982; two brothers: and three sisters. Casket bearers will be Anto- nio Silva, Joseph Silva, Daniel Silva. Robert Herrera, Jack Meredith and Destry Cook. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive. Phone 388-2334.

SILVA: Dionisia F. Silva, 73, a resident of Hurley, en- tered eternal life Friday, Feb. 4, at the Heart Hospital of New Mexico in Albuquerque. She was born Dec. 6, 1926, in Alma to Jose and Beatric (Medina) Ferrell. She married Florentine A. Silva, her loving husband of 53 years, on May 3, 1946, in Santa Clara. Mrs. Silva was very active with the Infant Jesus Funeral Ministry. Calling hours will be from 2-4 p.m. today at Baca's Funeral Chapels. The prayer vigil will follow beginning at 7 at Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley, led by Father Dan Porter. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Wednes- day at 10 in the morning at Infant Jesus Catholic Church, with Father Porter officiating. The rite of committal and interment will follow at the Hurley Ceme- tery. Mrs. Silva went home to be with the Lord, sur- rounded by her loving family. Her surviving family in- cludes her loving husband, Florentine A. Silva of the family home; four sons, Nicho Silva and his wife, Gloria, of Hurley, Sam Silva and his wife, Lucille, of Silver City, Rick Silva and his wife, Tessie, of Silver City, and Ray "Chato" Silva of Hurley; four daughters, Yolanda Quintana and her husband, Tino, of Albuquerque, Mary Lou Medina and her husband, Eloy, of Bayard, Vangie Silva of Albuquerque, and Anna Silva and her companion, Lawrence Lopez, of Tucson, Ariz.; two brothers, Alex Ferrell of Phoenix, and Joe Ferrell Jr. and his wife, Tilli, of Santa Clara; and one sister, Juanita Ferrell, also of santa Clara. She is also survived by 19 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by both her parents; a brother, Henry Ferrell; and a sister, Margaret Ferrell. Casket bearers will be Dionisio "Dio" Silva Jr., Sam Silva Jr., David Silva, Joseph Silva, Randy Silva, Patrick Quintana, Ray Silva Jr. and Eloy Medina III. Honorary bearers are all of her god- children. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive. Phone 388- 2334.

SILVA: Edward U. Silva5 a 90-year o1d Tularosa resident, died Sunday, March 8, at Gerald Champion Memorial Hospital after a long battle with emphysema. He was born Aug. 10, 1907, in San Patricio, N.M., the son of Telesforo and Francisquita Uderos Silva. He resided in Tularosa for several years, moving there from Ruidoso in 1956. Mr. Silva served as a deputy sheriff in Lincoln County in the 1940s. He loved to hunt and had taught his sons, sons-in-law and grandchildren the sport of hunting. Re and his wife were grand march leaders. and honoary grand marshalls for~the Tularosa festival. Fondly remembered’ by his family for his attributes of faith, Mr. Silva was a member of St. Francis de Paula Catholic Church. He is survived by three sons and their wives, Edward Silva Jr. and his wife, Clara, of La Henry Silva and his wife, Beatrice, of Capitan, and Bill Silva and his wife, Beatrice, of Tularosa; three daughters and their husbands, Lydia Chavez and her husband, Roy, and Virginia Salazar and her husband, Juan, all of Tularosa, and Beatrice Gomez and her husband, Gilbert, of Silver City; 24 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. The rosary will be re~ cited at 7 p.m. today at St. Francis de-Paula Catholic Church with Dolores Otero officiating. Mass of the Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St Francis de Paula Catholic church with Father Gregg Petri as celebrant. Interment will be in the Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery. Friends may call at Sears Alamogordo Funeral Home, 2301 First St., today from 3-5pm.

Gabrial G Silva, 52, died in his residence in Central last Friday morning. Mr Silva was life resident of this community and was retired at the time of his death. He is survived by a brother, Bernardo Silva of Bayard; three sisters, Mrs Dolores Sanchez of T or C, Mrs Frank Vasquez of Albuquerque and Mrs Lupe Montoya of Central. Rosary was said in the Curtis Bright funeral chapel at 7pm Wednesday and mass will be recited in the Central Catholic church at 10am Thuresday with the Rev Fr Paul Ragazinskas officiating. Internment will be in the Ft Bayard veterans cemetery. There will be military graveside services. Casket bearers will be, Joe S Sanchez, Lorenzo S Sanches, Davis S Sanchez, Sam T Garcia, Desiderio Bernal, and Louise Bernal.

Jose Silva, a former resident of Central, died the past week In Albuquerque. Surviving are three sons, Including Edwardo Silva of Central; two daughters and several grandchildren.

SILVA: Lauro A. Silva, 76, died Tuesday in Santa Fe. He was born in Garfield and was a lifelong resident of Grant County. Mr. Silva was a mill repairman for Chino Mines for 42 years. He is survived by his daughter, Lilia Sandoval of Santa Fe; a son, Arnold Silva of Albuquerque; one sister, Juanita Sandoval of North Hurley; two brothers, Mateo Silva of North Hurley and Herminio Silva of Santa Ana Calif.; and four grandchildren, Gilbert Sandoval and Yolanda Sandoval of Santa Fe, Yvonne Romero of Albuqurque and Anthony Sierra of Silver city. Rosary recitation will be Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Wheeler chapel and Mass of the Ressurection will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday in the Infant jesus catholic Church with the Rev Benito suen officiating. Pallbearers will be  Gilbert Sandoval Ronald Romero, Patrick Harvey, David Silva, Reuben Rodriguez and Willie Avilucea. Interment will follow in the Hurley Cemetery. Arrangements are by the Whe9lcr Funeral Home.

Miguel A. “Mike” Silva, age 77 died Sunday, Jan, 16 in Hillcrest Hospital. He was born June 8 1905 in Garfield N.M., the son of Rogerio and Elijia Apodaca Silva and was a resident of Grant County for rnost of his life: Mr. Silva was a member of St. Vinccnt de Pau1 Catholic Church and was a repairman for Kennecott Mines for 40 -years before his retirement in 1968. He is survived by his wife, Kate Montes Silva, of Silver City: four’ sons, Lew R. of Freemont, Cal,, David l. of Bayard. Ruben R. of Rowland Heights, Cal. and Miguel R. of Deming: one sister, Juanita Sandoval’of Hurley; three brothers, Herrninio A. Silva of Santa Anna,.CaL, Matco A. and Maureo A. of Hurley; seven grandchildren: one’ great-grandchild and several neices and nephews. Mass of the Resurrection ,was celebrated Wednesdav, Jan. 19 at the Infant Jesus Catholic church in Hurley. Rosary was recited Thurseday at the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home Chapel Both services were under the direction of the Rev.’ Fr. Benito Suen. Burial was in he Hurley Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Maggie Dominguez, Manuel Dean, Cesario Vallejos, Benny Montes and David Alvarez and Eddie Perrault.

Miss Olga C. Silva, 22, passed away in Phoenix, Ariz. Oct. 24 following a brief illness. Miss Silva was a graduate of Cobre High School and wàs employed by Motorola in Phoenix. Survivors include her parents, Mr. and, Mrs. Elias A Silva of Bayard; niné brothers, Jimny, Eliseo, and Aaron, all of Silver City, Benny of San Vlanuel, Ariz., Adam of Central;, Tommy, Jerry, Elias and Noah all of Bayard; seven sisters, Mrs. Ada Provencio of Phoenix, Ariz., Mrs. Esther Provencio of San Manuel, Ariz., Miss Elizab.eth Silva of Phoenix, Ariz., Mrs. Ilma Borrego of Phoenix, Ariz., Mrs. Orpha Gonzales of Bayard, Miss Abble Silva of Phoenix, Ariz., and Miss Betty Silva of Bayard and her maternal grandmother, Mrs. Rafelita Chavez of Deming. Services were held in the Curtis Bright Funeral Chapel at 7p.m. Friday with church services conducted, in the Apostolic Church in Bayard at 10 a.m. Saturday. Interment followed in the Hurley Cemetery with the- Rev. Lon Perez officiating.

Mrs. Carmen C Silva, 56, of Hurley, died Friday night at the Hillcrest General Hospital. She had been a resident of Grant County for the past 52 years. Survivors include her husband, Lauto A. Silva of Hurley; a son, Arnold Silva of Hurley; a daughter, Mrs. Ullie Sàndoval of Hurley; three grandchildren; a brother, Pete Candelaria and a sister, Mrs. Tilla Hill, both of Los Angeles. Rosary was said Monday at 7 in the chapel of the Curtis Mortuary in Silver City’ and the funeral Mass was at 9 a.rn. Tuesday at the Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley with the Rev. Fr. Ramdn Estivill officiating. Interment was in the Hürley cemetery.

Mrs. Josefita Silva, a former resident of Silver City, died Jan. 31 in Los Migeles. FuneraI services were held there where burial took place. A daughter, Mrs. David Diaz of Hurley, attended the last rites.

Mrs Veneranda A Silva 92 born in sierra county and a resident of Silver City for the past 37 years died Sunday at her home. Survivors of the deceased Include three daughters, Mrs Teresa Sanchez of Hurley, Mrs Maria Saiz of Central and Mrs Lucluda Puenti of Silver City; son, Daniel Silva; two brothers, Pedro Apodaca of T or C IndO Apodaca of Central; three sisters, Mrs Juanita Torres amd Mrs Luz Zalazar both of Los AngeIes Calif., and Mr, Versave Chives of. Lus Cruces; 34 grandchildren, 35 great grandchildren and three great, greatgrandchildren Rosary services were held Tuesday it 7:30 p.m. at the Curtis Mortuary chapel. Funeral mass was said by the Rev. Casimir Petraukas of the Santa Clara Catholic Church In Central at 10 am. Wednesday, followed by burial in the Central Cemetery.

SILVA: Porfirio David "Porfi" Silva, 23, a resident of Santa Clara, entered eternal life Tuesday, Dec. 28, at the family home. He was born in Tucson, Ariz., on Nov. 10, 1976, to Antonio A; "Tony" and Dolores Beltran Silva. He was a 1996 graduate of Cobre High School and enjoyed playing soccer, rollerblading, listening to r music and working on his 1963 Chevy pickup. He loved all his nieces and nephews, and will be greatly missed by all his friends and family. Calling hours will be from 4-6 .p.m. today at Baca's Funeral Chapels. The prayer vigil will begin at 7, led by the Santa Clara Funeral Ministry. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Friday at 11 in the morning at Santa Clara Catholic Church with Father Michael Lindsay officiating. The rite of committal and interment will follow at the Santa Glara Cemetery. He is survived by his loving parents, Antonio and Dolores Beltran Silva of the family home; his fiancee, Roberta Griego of Phoenix; a brother, Richard Silva, and - his wife, Karrie, of Tucson; two sisters, Lorrie Silva and her companion, Mark Montano, of Tucson, and Valerie Silva and her companion, r James ' Martinez, of Santa Clara; his maternal grand- mother, Rumalda "Molly" Beltran of Sierra Vista, Ariz.; and his paternal grandparents, Edward and Cecila Silva of Santa Clara. He is also survived by his aunts and uncles, Norma (Beltran) and Isidro Montoya, Virginia (Beltran) and Roman Arrellin,,Boni Savorilla Ortega; Elsa Silva Danny and Emma Silva Ortega, Eddie Silva, Danny and Emma Silva, David and Peggy Silva, and Adrian Silva; his nieces, Alisha and Zacheria Silva, Nikki Valencia and Kassandra Montano; and a nephew, James Fernando Martinez. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Richard Beltran. Casket bearers will be Rito Medina, Mark Med- ina, Isreal Montoya, Charlie Salas, Adrian Silva and An- thony Maez. Honorary bearers are Mark Montano and Michael Lucero. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Porfina Silva Cancer Fund at Chino Federal Credit Union. The account number is 410590. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive. Phone 388-2334.

Refugio Joe Silva, 72, died Thursday evening in Deming.. He was born Dec 6, 1910 in Hatch and had workcd at the Kennecott HurIey Smelter. For many years. Hë was a member-of St. Ann’s Catholic’ Church. Rosary services were held Monday night at 7:30 at the -Wheeler Mortuary Chapel. Funeral Mass was Monday at St. Ann’s Catholic Church with Fr. Mike Macaya officiating. Internment followed at’ Mountain View Cemetery with vetcran honors accorded by the Luna County United Veterans., Survivors include-his-wife, Lorenia Silva of the home address; three ‘sons, Steve, Simi Valley, Calif. David, Huntington Park, Calif., and Paul of Los Angeles; two daughters, Carole Silva Armedia of Sheridan, Oregon and Ester Ramirez of Deming;’. three brothers, Antonio Silva, Ukiah, Calif., Rumaldo Silva, Anaheime, Calif. And Manuel SiIva, Sebestapool, Calif.; two sisters,. Marcelina Chasco, Santa Rosa, Calif. and Gertrudes Martinez, Ontario, Calif;. seven grandchildren and six great-gandchildren. Serving as pallbearers. were members of the Luna. County United Vèterans. The Wheeler Mortuary was in chargé of arrangements.

The victim of a hit-run accident which occured as he was walking. along the highway near his home in North Hurley, Tercio B. Silva. 51, was instantly killed last Thursday night. Roman Durari driver of the car which struck and killed Silva, has been charged with failure to stop after an accident. According to the story he told the police he was blinded by the lights of an onciming car and although he was aware he had struck something, he did not know what it was. He returned to the scene later and discovered Silva’s body. A coroner’s jury returned a verdict stating that Duran was to blame for Silva’s death but their investigation did not find that the accident was avoidable. Investigation by Stats Patrolman Zd Bell showtd that the accident, victim was well in the lane of the highway the Duran car ‘Was traveling when he was struck. Funeral services for Tercio Silva were held Monday wth the funeral mass being said in the Bayard Catholic Church. Rev. Fr Ramon Estivill officated. Burial was made in the Hurley Catholic cemetery under the direction of, Cox Mortuary. Survivors are his wife, Josefita, Huriey; three sons, Manuel Nicholas and Tircio, Jr., all of Hurley; four daughters, Mrs. David Diaz, Hurley; Mrs. Paul Holguin, Bayard: Mrs. Max Danez, Bayard, and Mrs. D. Padifla, Los Angeles: two brothers. Frank Silva, Hurley and Tony Silva, Rincon; a sister Mrs. B. Martinez, Hurley; his mother, Mrs. Luz Silva and nine grand-children.

S1LVA: Tircio Rios Silva, 63, a resident of Hurley, passed away Saturday, Aug. 7, at his home. He was, born March 29, 1936, in Rincon to Tircio (Bustamanfe) and Josefita (Rios) Silva. Mr. Silva was a retired Phelps Dodge machinist. He is survived by his wife, Betty, of the home; a daughter, Patsy Becerra, and her companion, Vince Castillo, and a granddaughter, Crystal, all of Las Cruces; three sons, Rudy Silva, Gilbert Silva and his wife, Angela, and their children, Danielle and Dylan, and Gary Silva and his companion, Margaret Lewis; two sisters, Mary Diaz of Hurley and Lucy Padilla of Califor- nia; and two brothers of California. Cremation by Baca's , Mimbres Crematorium has taken place. As requested by Mr. Silva, no services are scheduled. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive. Phone 388- 2334.

Silva: Bernardo G. Silva, 81, a lifelong resident of Bayard, passed away Tuesday at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born April 24, 1914 to Fabian and Marianna (Gonzales) Silva in Elephant Butte. In the 1930's, he worked in the concentration camps at Apache Creek near Reserve and in 1939 he began working as an oiler with the Kennecott Copper Corp. power plant. On Sept. 10, 1955 he married Esther Avena in Central. He was a member of Steelworkers of America Local 890 and retired from Kennecott in 1977 after 38 years of service. Mr. Silva enjoyed attending the many sporting events his children participated in when they were growing up and later he enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. He will be remembered by all who knew him as an honest, hardworking family man. He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Esther A. Silva of Bayard; three sons, Bernardo A. Silva and his wife, Kathy, of Las Cruces, Robert A. Silva and his wife, Leticia, of Bayard and Arthur "Tudy" Silva, also of Bayard; a daughter, Norma J. Silva of Las Cruces; two sisters, Dolores Sanchez of Truth or Consequences, and Lupe Montoya and her husband, Elias of Central; nine grandchildren, Michael Molina, Shannon Molina, and Michelle Silva of LasCruces, Amanda Silva and Brianna Silva of Bayard, Tony Arzola and Maria Arzola of Bayard, and Gabriel Arzola and Paul Arzola of Las Cruces; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, FabianSilva; his mother, Marianna G. Silva; two brothers, Joe Silva and Gabriel Silva; and a sister, Carlota Vargas. Visitation will begin at 3 p.m. today in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home chapel and will continue until the Rev. Paulus Kao recites the rosary at 7 p.m. The funeral liturgy will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Fatima Caholic Church in Bayard with the Rev. Kao celebrating the Mass. The rite of committal will follow in the Hurley Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Tony Silva, Michael Molina, Dannty Chavez, Gilbert Sanchez, Joe Sanchez and Elias Montoya Jr. Honorary pallbearers will be Guillermo Placencio, David Silva, Mike Silva, Erminio Sandoval and Rudy Holguin. Family members selected Curtis-Bright Funeral Home to serve them.

Shirey: Ronald L. Shirey, 65, entered into rest Saturday at his home in Tyrone. He was born Jan. 13, 1929 in Willard, Ohio to George Allen and Lena Eckelbarger Shirey. He served in the Navy during World War II and the Korean War, and worked as a brakeman for the CSX Railroad until his retirement. He and his wife of 24 years, Barbara Lou Dwight, moved to the Tyrone area four years ago. He is survived by his wife, Barbara; two sons, Ronald George Shirey of Monroeville, Ohio and stepson, Ronald Allen Jenkins of Greensprings, Ohio; five daughters, Michele Lea Nelson of Tyrone, Judy Lynn Little of Mansfield, Ohio, Jean Ann Alexander of Norwalk, Ohio, Mary Kathryn Houghton of Willard, and Pamela Susan Lehman, also of Willard; two brothers, Gerald Allen Shirey of Willard and Larry Gene Shirey of Uppersandusky, Ohio; two sisters, Susan Marie black of Nova, Ohio and Joyce ann DeLury of Inglas, Fla.; 19 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, Don Dean and David Shirey; and his stepdaughter, Marci Sue Jenkins. At the family's request, cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held at 10:30 a. m. on Wednesday at the Burro Mountain Homestead Lodge. Entrusted to the care of Mimbres Crematorium and Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Cecila Eliza Silva, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Silva of Hurley, died Saturday morning in the Chino hospital at Santa Rita. She was 11 years of age and a student at Hurley Public school. She is survived by her parents and a sister, Lelia. Funeral services were held Tuesday in the Hurley Catholic church with the Rev. Fr. Ramon Estivall officiating. Burial was in the Hurley cemetary, cox Mortuary was in charge of arrangements.

Silva: Daniel L. Silva, 71, a lifelong resident of Hurley, entered eternal rest Thursday at his home. Mr. Silva was born Aug. 14, 1923 in Hurley to Daniel Soliz Silva and Florentina Lopez Silva. In 1943 he married Jessie Cabrera, prior to his enlistment in the Army. He was in the Army from 1944 to1946, serving in Italy. Upon his return, he went to work as a truck mechanic with Kennecott Copper Corp. until his retirement. He was a member of American Legion Post No. 46, past commander of Disabled American Veterans Chapter No. 28 and a member of United Steel Workers Local 890. Mr. Silva was a Catholic by faith and a lifelong member of Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Jessie Cabrera Silva of the home; a son, Gilbert C. Silva and his wife, Rosalinda of Tucson, Ariz.; a daughter, Gloria S. Garcia and her husband, Donald of Mesa, Ariz.; two brothers, Criselio Silva and his wife, Albina of Hurley and Robert Silva of Silver City; his sister, Antonia S. Stella and her husband, Benny of Las Cruces; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Daniel and Florentina silva in 1941 and 1969, respectively, and by his brothers, Ignacio L. Silva and Benino L. Silva. At Mr. Silva's request, cremation has taken place with Mimbres Crematorium. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Fort Bayard National Cemetery with David Strain officiating. Military honors will be accorded by area veterans groups. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels and Mimbres Crematorium.

Silva: Elias A. Silva, 82, died Tuesday in Tucson, Ariz. He was born in Garfield and was a longtime resident of Bayard. He was a member of the Bayard Apostolic Church, Mine/Mill Local 890 and the United Steelworkers of America. He is survived by his wife, Ethel,of Bayard; seven daughters, Ada Provencio, Esther Silva, Elizabeth Beal and Llma Borrego, all of Phoenix, Ariz., Orpha Gonzalez of Bayard, and Abbey Riddering and Betty Alva of Oracle, Ariz.; nine sons, Jimmy and Elisio of Silver City, Adam of Central, Aaron of El Paso, Texas, Benny and Tommy, both of Oracle, Jerry of York, Ariz., and Elias Silver Jr. and Noah, both of Morenci, Ariz., two sisters, Jesusita Lucero of Bayard and Ana Puchel of Deming; 49 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two daughters, Olga Silva in 1972 and Naomi in 1937. Funeral services will be held at ten a.m. Friday in the Wheeler Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Rafael Rueda, the Rev. Alvin Rodriguez and the Rev. Matthew Garcia officiating. Interment will follow in the Memory Lane Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will behis nine sons. Arrangements are by the Wheeler Funeral Home.

Silva: Estevan Apodaca Silva, 51, a resident of Central for the past 35 years and an employee of Chino Mines Division, Kennecott Copper Corp., died Monday. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Teresa Silva; four sons, Roger, Manuel, Albert and Tommy, all of Central;five daughters, Mrs. Teresa Garcia, Albuquerque and the Misses Margaret, Aurora, Ignacia and Senaida, Central; a brother, Dan Silva, Central; three sisters, Mrs. Teresa Sanchez, Hurley, Mrs. Manua Sainz, Central and Mrs. Lucinda Fuentes, Fort Bayard; and his mother, Mrs. Bernanda Silva, Fort Bayard. Rosary sevices wereheld Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at the Cox Mortuary chapel. Mass was said in the Hurley Catholic Church this morning, followed by burial in the Central cemetery.

Silva: Ethel C. Silva, 75, a resident of Oracle, Ariz., and a former lifelong resident of Bayard, passed away Tuesday in Tucson, Ariz. Mrs. Silva was preceded in death by her husband, Elias A. Silva, in 1988, and by two daughters, Olga Silva, in1972, and Noami Silva, in 1937. She is survived by seven daughters, Ada Provencio, Esther Silva, Elizabeth Beal and Ilma Borrego, all of Phoenix, Orpha Gonzales of Bayard and Abbie Riddering and Betty Alva, both of Oracle; nine sons, Jimmy Silva and Eliseo Silva, both of Silver City, Adam Silva, of Central, Aaron Silva of Nevada, Benny Silva and Tommy Silva, both of Oracle, Jerry Silva of York, Ariz., and Elias Silva Jr. and Noah Silva, both of Morenci, Ariz.; five sisters, Mable Baeza, Rosa Esquer and Eloida Borrego, all of Phoenix, and Elizaida Uranda and Eva Orquiz, both of Deming; one brother, Aaron Chavez of Deming; a sister-in-law Jesusita Lucero of Bayard; 49 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. An evening service will be conducted tonight at 7 in the chapel of the Wheeler Funeral Home with funeral services Friday at 10 a.m., also in the chapel, with Brothers Eleazar Rios and Matthew Garcia officiating. Interment will follow in the Memory Lane Cemetery.

Silva: Mrs. Francisca A. Silva, 81, passed away April 4 at University Heights

Silva: Rosary for Ignacio "Nacho" L. Silva, 47, who died Saturday, May 18, was said Tuesday, May 21 at the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel. Funeral Mass was recited Wednesday, May 22, at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard with the Rev. Fr. Jesus Espinosa officiating. Interment followed in the Ft. Bayard Veterans Cemetery. Mr. Silva is survived by three brothers, Dan L. and Cris of Hurley and Robert of Bayard; one sister, Mrs. Antonia Stella of El Paso. Mr. Silva was a lifelong resident of Grant County, and was a veteran of World War II.

Silva: Luis V. Silva, 25, employed at Hurley by Chino Mines, Kennecott Copper Corp. was fatally injured last Friday night on the highway east of Deming, when struck by a car. Also killed was his companion, Pat Velasquez of Deming. The two men were walking along the highway when a car driven by Betty Jo Sharp of Hawthorne, Calif. struck them.

Silva: Mariana Trujillo Silva, 83, a longtime Hurley resident, entered eternal rest Saturday at Gila Regional Medical Center in Silver City. Visitation will begin at 2 this afternoon at Baca'sFuneral Chapels and the prayer vigil will be held there this evening at 7. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Wednesday morning at 10 at Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley with the Rev. John Jusseaume officiateng. The rite of committal will follow at the Hurley Cemetery. She was born Sept. 27, 1910, in Arrey and moved to Grant County in 1924. She married Daniel Silvaon Nov. 2, 1927, in Hurley. Mrs. Silva was a communicant of Infant Jesus Catholic Church and was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Daniel Silva of the home; four sons, Fred Silva of Silver City, Pete Silva of El Paso, Texas, Rito Silva and his wife, Frances, of Las Cruces and Fabian Silva and his wife Genevieve, of Hurley; two daughters, Celia Herrera, and Clara and her husband, Charlie Deming, both of Silver City; a sister, Gladys Valenzuela of Albuquerque; 15 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and numerous neices and nephews. She was preceded in death by a son, Manuel Silva, in 1982. Serving as pallbearers will be Fred, Pete and Fabian Silva, Robert and Ralph Herrera, and Michael Deming. Honorary bearers listed are Destry Cook, Chralie Deming, Raymond Shavez, Antonio Silva and Robert Parra. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Silva: Mariano "Woody" Silva, 63, a resident of Hurley, passed away Tuesday at his residence. He was born April 19, 1931 in Mineola, N.Y. to Mariano and Lucille (Furtado) Silva. He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in the Korean War. In 1952 he married Shirley Ann Taft in Virginia and in 1969 the couple moved to Deming, where he was known as "Woody," the owner of Woody Silva Real Estate until retiring and moving to Hurley in 1988. He was an outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, camping and spending time with his family and friends. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Shirley Silva of Hurley; three daughters, Debrah Juftmamm and her husband, Malcolm of Williams, Ariz., Linda Dominguez and her husband, Alfredo of Deming, and Nancy Jameson and her husband, William of Silver City; two grandchildren, Casey and Paula Dominguez, both of Deming; a sister, Elsie Sullivan and her husband, John of Las Vegas, Nev.; and a brother, Douglas Silva and his wife, Carol of Holbrook, N.Y. Graveside services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Fort Bayard National Cemetery with military honors accorded by Allingham-Golding Post No. 18 of the American Legion, Veterans of Foreighn Wars Post 3347, and Disabled Veterans Chapter I. Honorary pallbearers are Daniel Phillips, Richard Bates, John Debraal and Bob Burdette. At the family's request, flowers should not be ordered or sent. Family members selected Curtis-Bright Funeral Home to serve them.

Silva: Mateo Apodaca Silva, 87, a resident of Hurley, entered eternal rest Tuesday afternoon at Fort Bayard Medical Center. He was born August 29, 1903, in Dairy, N.M. He was a member of the Catholic Church. Mr. Silva was a retired miner. Calling hours are from 2-4 p.m. today in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels and from 7-9 p.m. in the Infant Jesus Catholic Church, where the vigil service will begin at 7. The funeral liturgy service will be held Saturday morning at 10, also in the Infant Jesus Catholic Church, with the Rev. Mike Lindsay officiating. The committal rite service will follow in the Hurley Cemetary, where he will be laid to rest. Survivors include three daughters, Gloria Gomez and her husband, Joe, of West Covina, Calif., Eva Bacza and her husband, Luis, of Silver City, and Natalia Marquez and her husband, Lorenzo, of Bayard; a brother, Herman Silva of Santa Ana, Calif.; a sister, Juanita Sandoval of Hurley; two nieces, Lily Sandoval and Vangie Berghoff; five nephews, Luis, David, Ruben, Mike Silva Jr. and Arnold Silva; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Casket bearers will be Ron, Steve and Rick Gomez, Lawrence Marquez, Lynn Storing, and Luis and Manuel Bacza. Honorary bearers will be the remaining family members. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Silva: Mike Silva, 27, a former resident of Silver City, passed away in Alhambra, Calif., Jan. 10 of a heart attack. He attended Silver High School and Western New Mexico University. Survivors include his mother, Anna Mata of Alhambra; his father Dan Mata of Silver City; one brother, Martin Silva, also of Silver City; and three sisters, Michelle Mata of Bremerton, Wash., and Janice Mata and Virginia Mata, both of Alhambra. Services will be held in California on Thursday and Friday this week.

Silva: Rafael N. Silva, 64, a resident of Cotton City, died Tuesday at Gila Regional Medical Center. Mr. Silva, a farmer, was born Feb. 16,1931 in Villa Aldama, Chihuahua, Mexico to Jesus Jose and Elena (Nora) Silva. He was Catholic by faith and a member of St. Jude Catholic Church of Cotton City. He is survived by his four sons, Ramon Silva, Jose A. Silva and Guadalupe Silva, all of Lordsburg and Rafael Silva of Playas; two brothers, Jesus and Vicente Silva of Villa Aldama; his sisters, Barbara Dominguez of Tucson, Ariz., Elena Rodriguez of Roswell and Ramona Rodriguez of Villa Aldama; and his two grandchildren, Eric and Alyssa Silva of Lordsburg. He was preceded in death by his wife, Manuela Ramirez Silva in 1986. Visitation will be held from 7:00-7:30 Friday evening at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Lordsburg, followed by the rosary at 7:30. The funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday morning at ten at St. Joseph's Catholic Church with the Rev. Karl Polm-Faudre officiating. Burial will follow at Shakespeare Cemetery in Lordsburg. Serving as casket bearers will be Rafael Dominguez, Manuel Dominguez, Ramon Silva, Guadalupe Silva, Rafael Silva and Jose A. Silva. Honorary bearers are his two brothers, Jesus and Vicente Silva. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Silva: Mrs. Ramona Ramirez Silva, 56, of Hurley passed away Monday after a long illness. Rosary was recited at the Cox Mortuary chapel Tuesday at 7 p.m. by the Rev. Fr. Ramon Estivill, followed by mass at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Hurley Catholic church. Burial was in the Hurley cemetery. Surving are her husbandMiguel A. Silva; four sons, Louis, David, Ruben and Miguel Jr., all of Hurley.

Silva: Rosary for Rudolph "Rudy" Silva, 18, was said in the Curtis-Bright funeral mass being recited at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard at 10:30 a.m., February 8. Interment will follow in the Hurley Cemetery with the Rev. Fr. Jesus Espinoza officiating. Casket Bearers were Andy Guadiana, Michael Torres, Victor Begarano, Andres Valenzuela, Richard Garcia, and Gilbert Silva. Silva is survived by his parents Mr. and Mrs. CrisSilva of Hurley, two sisters, Miss Linda Silva and Mrs. Cristina O'Conner, both of Hurley; and his grandfather Hignio Portillo of Nogales, Ariz. Several aunts and uncles also survive.

SILVA: Consuelo S. Silva, 82 of Tularosa died Sunday at her home. She was born April 24, 1914, in Glencoe, N.M., to Pedro and Teofila Salas, and bad resided in Tularosa since moving from Ruidoso in 1956. A member of St. `Francis de Paula Catholic Church, she was active in the Rosary Altar Society, the Sacred Heart Society, Guadalupanas and Quadrillas. She was past mayordamos of St. Francis and she and her husband were grand march leaders and honorary grand marshals for the Tularosa Rose Festival. She is fondly remembered by her family for her attributes of faith and tenacity, and her willingness to give to others. She is survived by three sons and their wives, Edward and Clara SUva of La Luz, Henry and Beatrice Silva of Capitan, and Bill and Beatrice Silva of Tularosa; three daughters and their husbands, Lydia and Roy Chavez of Tularosa, Virginia and Juan Salazar of Tularosa, and Beatrice and Gilberto Gomez of Silver City; 24 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; two great-great.grandchildren; two brothers, Gilbert Salas of La Luz and Pete Salas of Ruidoso Downs; and three sisters, Gonsigita Sanchez of San Patrlcio, Julia Gallegos of Ruidoso Downs and Oliva Miranda of San Patriclo. She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, John and Jake Salas. A rosary was held Tuesday evening in the St. Francis de Paula Catholic Church with Juan Montoya officiating. The Mass of the resurrection was celebrated in the church this morning with the Rev. Bruce Hausfeld officiating. Interment followed in the Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery in Tularosa. Serving as pallbearers were her grandchildren, Richard Silva, Billy Roy Chavez, Tommy Silva, Ronnie Silva, Steve Salazar and Annette Gomez. Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to Holy Cross Retreat, New Mexico 478, Las Cruces, NM 88001. Arrangements were by Sears Alamogordo Funeral Home.

SILVAS: Alberto G. Silvas, 79, of Lordsburg passed away Tuesday, May 11, at Gila Regional Medical Center. Mr. Silvas is lying in state from noon to 4 p.m. today at Lordsburg Funeral Home. The rosary will be recited at 7 this evening at St. Joseph Catholic Church. The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 9 a.m. Saturday with Father Tony dark officating. Interment will be in Shakespeare Cemetery. Mr. Silvas was born Jan. 2, 1920, n Silver City, the son of Ignacio Silvas and Estefana Gutierrez Silvas. He married Ramona Berrelleza on March 28, 1948, in Lordsburg. She preceded him in death Feb. 18, 1990. Mr. Sil- vas is survived by six daughters, Patricia Gonzales and her husband, Desi, of Sierra Vista, Ariz., Cecelia Silvas and Amelia Silvas, both of Lordsburg, Elma Sil- vas of Las Cruces, and Nancy Hatton and her hus- band, Lament, and Marie Garcia and her husband, Jesse, all of Lordsburg; six sons, Albert Silvas, Rudy Silvas, Freddie Siivas, Robert Silvas, and Michael Silvas and his wife, Rosa, all of Lordsburg, and Carlos Silvas and his wife, Janet, of Lenoir, N.C.; 31 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Reymundo Silvas of Lordsburg and Rudolfo Silvas of Hunting- ton Park, Calif. Lordsburg Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

SILVAS: Isabel “Chavela” Silvas. 70, a Lordsburg resident, entered life eternal Friday morning at Gila Regional Medical Center. She was born July 8, 1928, in Valdon, N.M., to the late Ramon and Luz (Duran) Herrera. She was a communicant of St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church in Lords-burg. A prayer vigil will be held Tuesday evening ~ 7 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Wednesday morning at 9 at St. Joseph’s with Father Tony Clark officiating. Interment will follow at Shakespeare Cemetery in Lordsburg. Survivors include her husband, Reymundo “Mickey” Silvas of Lordsburg; five daughters, Ida Ornelas and her husband, Joe, Linda Verdugo and her husband Valente,Stella Silvas, and Sandra Gonzales and her husband, Angel, all of Lordsburg, and Diana Salas and her husband, Felix, of Playas; and six sisters, Josephine Escobar of Compton, Calif., Mary Talavera and her husband, Benny, of Lordsburg, Cecilia Mesa and her husband, George, of Silver City, Lupita Rodriguez and her husband, Luis, of Riverside, Calif., and Silvia Reyes and her husband, Rodolfo, of Austin, Texas. She is also survived by 16 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. Casket bearers will be her grand-. sons, Joey, Ray and Gabriel Ornelas, Valente Verdugo III, Felix Salas III, Angel Gonzales Jr., and Johnny and Donnie Ray Silvas. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels, U.S. r 180 East at Delk Drive. Phone 388-2334.

Silver; Lionel Pina Silver, 23, died in Los Lunas, NM. He was a communicant of the Catholic Church. Lionel is survived by his mother, Olivia Pinoaof, Silver City; his father, Manuel Silva of La Puente, Calif; four sisters, Olga Placencio of Silver City, Martha Pena of San Jose, Calif, Terrie Norero of Mimbres, Linda Pina of Silver City; one brother, Randy Parada of Alamorgordo. Rosary recitation was held at Wheeler Funeral Home Chapel with Monsignor A. James Milano officiating and Mass of the resurrectionwas celebrated at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Silver City with Monsignor A. James Milano officiating. Serving as pallbearers were Joe Lobato, Randy Parada, Doffie Ybarra, Rodger Silva, Pete Silva and Gustavo Molinar. Interment followed at the Catholic Cemetery. Arranements were by Wheeler Funeral Home.

Silvius: Howard D. Silvius, 66, died May 27 in Silver City. He was born Sept. 1, 1921 in Nevada, Mo., was a veteran of World War II, and worked as the advertising manager for the Silver City Daily Press and as an announcer for local radion station. He was loved for his cartoons. Memorial service will be held at 10 Saturday morning in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels with Pastor Edward J. Richmeyer of the Messiah Lutheran Church officiating. Mr. Silvius is survived by his wife, Pegge Silvius of Silver City, Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

 SIMMONS: Ethel C. Simmons, 89, passed away Sat- urday, March 4, in Ventura, Calif. A memorial service was held at the Grace Baptist Church in Ventura on Wednesday. A graveside service and interment will be conducted with Eastern Star rites at 9 a.m. Saturday at Memory Lane Cemetery in Silver City with Pastor Jesse Lile's officiating. She was" born Aug. 14, 1910, in St. Augustine, Fla., the daughter of George Marion Cubbedge and Ada Odum Cubbedge. She was married to Clyde E. Simmons, who preceded her in death in 1960. Mrs. Sim- mons is survived by her daughter, Beverly Greiner of Ojal, Calif.; two sons, Ronald Simmons of Roanoke, Va., and Joel Simmons and his wife, Virginia, of Sulpher Springs, Texas; nine grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Mrs. Simmons worked for Continental Divide Electric Cooperative in Grants as a secretary for 35 years. She was affiliated with Order of Eastern Star, Past Matron, Faith Chapter No. 69 and Rebekah Lodge, Roadrunner Chapter No. 37, both in Grants. She was a member of Grace Baptist Church in Ventura. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Grace Baptist Church. Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Death on Tuesday claimed Mrs. Clara Simmons, 48, of Pinos Altos. She had been under treatment in Hillcrest General Hospital. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Carson Talbott, Spokane; Washington Mrs. Margaret McDonald, Pascoe, Washington and Mrs. Connie Loscorieghn, Los Angeles; two brothers, E. H. Simmons and John, Jr., Silver City, and two sisters, Mrs, Pack Norby, Grass Valley, Calif., and Mrs. Susie Hilton, El Paso. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Cox Mortuary awaiting arrival of members of the family from a distance.

Purl Simmons, 66, widely known as a cattle buyer in Southwest New Mexico, and interested in ranches in Grant and Luna counties and in Kansas, died suddenly of a heart attack last Friday’ night at his home on West St. Mr. Simmons had lived In Silver City for 15 years and made his downtown headquarters at the Murray Hotel. News of his sudden passing came as a shock to business associates and friends throughout this area. Surviving are his wife, Dorothy D. Simmons, and a sister, Mrs. Bron Pyle, Geraldine, Mont. Funeral services were held Tuesday at 3 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints, With Bishop William Lobstein ‘officiating, assisted by Elders Morrison and Barberry. Internment was in the Silver City cemetery, directed by the Cox Mórtuary. Pallbearers were Bartley, Jonme and Taylor McDonald, Marvin ‘Glenn, William Pringle and J. H. Whitmore.

Simmons: Dorothy Dyer Simmons, 96, a longtime resident of Silver City, entered eternal rest Monday afternoon at Fort Bayard MedicalCenter. She was born Jan. 19, 1894, in Greenwood, Neb., where shelived and taught school until she married in 1914 and moved to Kansas. She and her husband were in the cattle busines in Kansas and Oklahoma. They came to New Mexico in 1937. She worked with the Welfare Services Department, first in Reserve and then in Silver City. While she lived in Silver City, she taught piano to many children and adults, some of whom remember her affectionately as "Dolly Honey." She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and held many church positions. Calling hours will be from 2-7 p.m. today in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 1 in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints meeting house on Swan Street. Concluding services will follow in Memory Lane Cemetery, where she will be laid to rest. Bishop Charles Hamilton will be presiding. Pallbearers will be Bill Anderson, Gene Huber, Jimmy Barentine, Vernon Smith, Bob Shepler, Cray Werner, Dave Crosley and Derwin Shelley. She is survived by a brother, Charles Dyer of Greenwood; a nephew, Bob Shepler of Nebraska; and two nieces, Elaine Anderson of Kansas, and Janice Birdwell of Colorado. She was preceded in death by her husband, Purl Lester Simmons, in 1956, and by five brothers and five sisters. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.Sink: Isabel Sink, 73, a resident of Fort Bayard, died Friday in the Fort Bayard Medical Center. Services have been entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Glenn H. Simons, 75, passed away Monday, July 18, at Providence Hospital in El Paso. Mr. Simons was a native of Creed, Colo. He was a former resident of Santa Rita and had resided in Glenwood for the past 10 years. Mr. Simons is survived by his wife, Mrs. Lillian Simmons of Glenwóod, two sons Evert H. Simons of Grants and Glenn F. Simons of Phalaborwa, South Africa and five grandchildren. Survivors also include two sisters, Mrs. Verna Blanchard of Glenwood and Mrs. Ora Crittenden of Southerlin, Ore. and a nephew, Charlie Slout of Silver City. Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. today at the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel with Rev. Calvin Johnson of the Seventh Day Adventist Church officiating. Interment will follow in Memory Lane Cemetery with the. Santa Rita Masonic Lodge #44, AF & AM conducting graveside services. In lieu of flowers the~ family requests donations to the Building Fund for the Seventh Day Adventist Church, c/o Mrs. Zelma Loe, p. O. Box 83, Gila, New Mexico, 88038.

Grant County had a Christmas week end holiday highway death, John Simons, 19, an employee of the Mountain States Telephone & Telegraph Co: being killed at Bayard on Highway 260 last Saturday morning when his car went out of control and overturned. He was crushed under the rolling car. Officers who investigated the accident, the 19th fatality of the year on highways in Grant county, were State Patrolman Billy Miller and Police Chief Leslie Goforth of Bayard. They said excessive speed was the probable cause. Peace Justice Robert Day held a coroner’s inquest which returned a verdict of “death in an automobile accident.” Simons was former New Mexico Western College student and a graduate of Cobre High School. He was working as a lineman for the Mountain States Co. Surviving are his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Simons, Santa Rita; two sisters, Margaret and Mary Frances Simons and a brother, James Simons.’ Rosary services were held Sunday at the Cox Mortuary chapel followed by mass Monday morning at Santa Rita Catholic church. The body was sent to Raton for interment.

SIMONS: William Henry Simons, 74, of Fort Bayard passed away Sunday Oct. 4, at Fort Bayard Medical Center. Graveside funeral services with full military honors will be conducted at 2p.m. Friday at Fort Bayard National Cemetery, with’ Duane Springer officiating. Mr. Simons was born Feb. 22, 1924, in Lutonia, Ohio, the son of Fred Simons and lome Henry Simons. Mr. Simons is survived by two sons, Bill Simons and his wife, Bernice, of Albuquérque, and Eric Simons and his wife, Annette, of Jensen, Utah;, a ‘daughter, Susanne DeGroft, and her husband, Arthur, of Smithfield, Va.; and six grandchildren, Linda Mayo and her husband, Melvin, of Virginia, Marguerite Johnson and her husband, Woodrow, of Virginia, Nicole Stalls and her husband, Russell, of Virginia, Joshua DeGroft and, his wife, Melanie, of North Carolina, Amanda Simmons and her husband, Lance, of Utah, and Matthew Simons of California. Mr. Simons enlisted and served for more than 20 years in the U.S. Army as a staff sargeant Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Simons: Arthur P. Simons, 57, died Sunday, July 22, in Hillcrest General Hospital. Mr. Simons was born in Linzay, Texas and moved to Silver City from Carlsbad in 1966. He owned and operated the Southwest Supply Company here in Silver City. Mr. Simons is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mary Lou Simons of Silver City, a daughter, Sally Marie Simons, a son, Michael A. Simons both of Silver City, his mother, Mrs.. Mary Walterschied of Carlsbad, a ssister, Mrs. Irene Douglass of Ajoo, Arizona, a half sister, Mrs.Patricia Baaker oof Tucson, Arizona and a half-brother, Jerry D. Walterschied oof Mesa, Arizona. Rosaary recitation was at 7 p.m. July 24, in the Curtis-Bright Chapel. Mass of the Resurrection was10:00 a.m., July 25, in the Saint Francis Newman Center with the Reverend Father L. Anthony Bengart officiating at both services. Burial followed in Memory Lane Cemetery. Serving aas pallbearers were Dean Battishill, Lonnie York, Lennial Rambo, Al Chicago, C.M.Dempsey and W. E. Word. Honorary pallbearers were, Jim Smith, BillAMrtin, Jack Hill, Ron Doan, Raymond Egan, W. F. Ballard, Bill Willliams and Wison Bales.

Simons: Mrs. Eva Ann Simons, 58, died at her home Friday evening.Mrs. Simons was a lifelong resident of Grant county. She is survived by her husband John J. Simons of Silver City; two daughters, Mrs. Barbara J. Bynum of Silver City and Mrs. Norma AnnApodaca of Herber, Ariz.; and four grandchildren. She is also survived by four sisters, Mrs. Violet Joans of Clifton, Ariz., Mrs. Stella Knowes of Lawton, Okla., Mrs. Pearl Johnson of Las Vegas, Nev.; and Mrs. Marion Byrd of Clifton, Ariz.; and two brothers, Oscar R. Cothrun of Bayard and Ernest D. Cothrun of Elds, Nev. Rosary was read at the Curtis-Bright Chapel Monday evening and funeral Mass was recited at St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. with the Rev. Fr. Philip Van Engelen officiating. Interment followed in Memory Lane Cemetery.

Simons: John J. Simons, who was born in Pinos Altos in 1905, died Sunday at his

Simons: Lillian Simons, 91, of Silver City passed away Thursday at Fort Bayard Medical Center. Arrangements are pending. Family members have selected Curtis-Bright Funeral home to serve them.

SIMPSON: Erma Jean Simpson, 60, of Silver City died Friday at Gila Regional Medical Center. No services are scheduled. Arrangements are by Baca's Funeral Chapels. Survivors include her mother, Dorothy Goff; husband, Robert Simpson; son, Bill Simpson; sister, Dorothy Vannatter, all of Silver City; and six grandchildren.

Mrs Ann Simpson, 61 sister of W E (Ves) Saars, died last Friday in a Silver City hospital She came here two months ago to visit her brother and’ family. Funeral services were held Sunday ‘afternoon at the. Cox mortuary chapel, conducted by Rev. Cled Wirnbisk of the Hanover Church of Christ, with grave rites at the Masonic cemetery by the Order ‘of Eastern Star, Silver City Chapter. Besides her brother here, she is Survived by a sister Mrs. Mary Lopey, of Martinez, Calif.

SIMPSON: Neill Simpson, 65, Deming, died Tuesday morning in Mimhres Memorial Hospital. She was born June 20, 1920 in New Halls, Md., and lived in the Springerville, AZ. area for mans’ years where she worked for the U.S. Forest Service as a secretary. She moved to the Deming three months ago. She is survived by two sons, Bill Hastings of Rosswell Ore., and Vance Hastings of Deming;  two daughters, Sunny Newby of of Globe AZ and Jamie Lee Simpson of Deming; four sisters dorthy Headstream of Phoenix, Lucille Acken of Silver Springs Md Ktherine beal of Anderson S CA and Merle Carmichael of El Paso TX and eight grandchildren. Graveside services will be held Saturday at 2pm at the family ranch near Springerville.

Simpson: Opal E. Simpson, 78, passed away June 3, at the home of her sister, Millie Wickman, in Las Vegas, after an extended illness. Mrs. Simpson was born Oct. 25, 1914, in Lincoln, Neb., toL.C. and Mabel Clements. Mr. Clements moved the family to New Mexico on Mrs. Simpsons's fifth birthday. She later married Robert Simpson and they made their home around New Mexico, including Silver City, where he worked as a mortician and she as a bookkeeper. Her husband preceded her in death in 1982. Survivors include three sisters, Audrey Reid and Millie Wickman of Las Vegas, and Jessica Braziel of Tucumcari; and two brothers, Edward Clements of Grand Junction, Colo., and Frank Shearer of Hamlin, Texas. She is also survived by her son, Robert Simpson and his wife, Irma, of Silver City, her daughters, Jacque Rice of Clovis, and Donna Dear and her husband, John, of Albuquerque; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchilren. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service was held June 6 at St. Paul's Espiscopal Church in Las Vegas.

SINCLAIR: Ray E. Sinclair, 53, a resident of Hurley for the past 16 years, died Saturday night at Hillcrest General Hospital. He had been employed by the Santa Fe Railroad as a switch foreman. Sinclair was a member of the Masonic Lodge No. 10, AF&AM, at Mimbres, and also of the Order of Eastern Star, Chapter No. 43, of Hurley. Immediate survivors include his wife, Mrs. Zeleta Sinclair of Hurley; a son, Charles Sinclair, a student at State University, Las Cruces; his mother, Mrs. Jennie Sinclair of Herington, Kan.; and a sister, Mrs. Clara Bullock of Wichita, Kan. Funeral services were held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the Curtis Mortuary chapel, the Rev. Adon Roberts, pastor of the Hurley Community Church, conducting the rites. Interment was in Sunset Memorial Park at Albuquerque, with graveside Masonic rites by the Albuquerque Lodge of Masons.

eta C. Sinclair, 64, passed away at Hillcrest Hospital April 29, following a b

SINGER: Devon Elsworth Singer, 82, a resident of Si!lver City, entered into eternal rest Friday, Feb. 6, at Fort Bayard Medical Center. He was born Dec. 21, 1913, in Goshen, Md., to Enos and Dessie Lemmintine Singer. He was a carpenter. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and also belonged tO International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers No. 266 in Phoenix. Cremation will be by Baca’s Mimbres Crematorium. A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date. Survivors include his wife, Mabel L. Singer of Silver City; a son, Richard Singer of Silver City; two sisters, Dorothy Grise of Fort Wayne, and., and Betty Sheriden and her husband, John, of Tucson, Ariz.; and a grandson Shawn Patrick Singer of Silver City. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive. Phone 388-2334.

Singleterry: Virginia M. Singleterry, 69, passed away Tuesday after a lengthy illness. Ms. Singleterry was born july 20th 1926 in Washington Park Ill. to Curtis David And alice Francis Jones. She married Gaylord Harland Singleterry in Jan 8 1945. She was a member of the SandiaBaptist Church. She is survived by threesons and three dangluers.. Danny and Wanda Singleterry of Portallis, Gloria and alvin Dobose and Jenny and Larry Reeves of clovis and Karen Singleterry of Wayne City Ill., Dian forsythe of Nashville Tenn., and Earl and Kathy Singleterry of Belen; her sisters. Mary Hartman of Florissant Mo. and Louise Smith of Wayne City; a brother, Curtis U.Jones Jr. of Mount Vernon IlL; 16 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren SIte was preeceeded by her husband Gaylord on Aug. 19, 1984, , and her daughter, on Nov. 15. l988. Pallbearers will be her grandsons. Jedidiah Singleterry, Joshua Singleterry, Johnny Willett. Glenn Reeves, Steve Reeves, Merv Singicterry. Thaddcus forsythe Ethan Forsythe and Sieve Steve Singleterry.. Services arc pending with Steed-Todd in Clovis.

Sink: Isabel Sink, 73, a resident of Fort Bayard, died Friday in the Fort Bayard Medical Center. Services have been entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Sink: Judi Ann Miller Sink, 43, formerly of Hurley, passed away Tuesday in Challis, Idaho. She was born Sept. 6, 1947. Survivors are her husband, Ray Sink of Idaho; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles L. Jackson, and two sons, Robert and William Miller, of Hurley; and a brother Tink Jackson of Fort Hancock, Texas. She was preceded in death by her brother Richie Fieber. Arrangements are pending.

SIPKO: John Andrew Sipko, 77, a resident of Silver City, entered into eternal rest Tuesday, March 17, at his home. He was born Nov. 15, 1920, in Menam, N.J., to John and Elizabeth Sapack Zupko. He was a member of the Community Christian’ Fellowship. Mr. Sipko loved walking. He was a real people person. He was proud of -~ working for the Texas-New Mexico Power Co., and of his military service, but mostly of being a father. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. A memorial ‘service was to be held today at 10 a.m. at Baca’s Funeral Chapels with Max ~ Kelly officiating. He is survived by his son, Charles Sipko, and his wife, Margaret, of Silver City; two daughters, Margaret Marsh of Mesa~, Aiiz., and Kathy R. ti Keller and her husband, Sam, of Silver City; a brother, Andrew Sipko of Pennsylyania; and five j~ grandchildren, Jay Johnson, Jamie Sipko and Jake Sipko, h all of Silver City, and Ken- L neth and Noel Marsh of S Mesa. Also surviving are a ‘y nephew, Spencer Sipko of Midland, Texas; a niece, Liz Sipko of Colorado; special 1 friends, Nola Doñnel of Cliff and Linda Kàller’of Silver Citywho were like daughters to him; and a close friend, Max Kelley of Cliff. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive. Phone 388-2334.

SIPKO: Mary Ellen Sipko, 73, of Las Cruces passed away Tuesday at Memorial Medical Center in Las Cruces. Mrs. Sipko was born June 29, 1922, in Roswell to Allan Payne Sears and Ellen Smith Sears. Mrs. Sipko married Joseph J. Sipko in 1948 and they taught school in Tucumcari for six years. They went to Las Cruces six years later and both taught until their retirement. Mrs. Sipko was preceded in death by her husband and her parents. She is survived by her sons, Allan Leake of Silver City, and Spencer Sipko and his wife, JoAnn, of Midland, Texas, her daughter. Liz. Wcatherford, and her hus¬ band, Dick, of Arvada, Colo.; her grandchildren, Lisa Huff, Greg Letdce, Sean Sipko and Brandon Balle; and two great-grandchildren, Danielle Huff and Christopher Huff. Memorial services were geld at 4 p.m. Wednesday at University United Methodist Church in Las Cruces with Dr. Don Holhtday officiating. Honorary pallbearers for the service were members of the Mesilla Park Senior Citizen Group. Service arrangements were with Graham Mortuary and Mesilla Valley Crematoq of Las Cruces.

Funeral services for William Jefferson Sires, 20, of Deming, were held in Deming July 7. He was drowned while attempting to swim the Rio Grande River below Caballo Dam. Sires was a graduate of Deming High School . with the class of 1954 and had been employed as a driller’s helper at Santa Rita.

George N. Sisemore,34, a well known ploneer rancher, died last Friday at Hillcrest Hospital, following a brief Illness. For the past seven years he had been a deputy In the Sheriff’s Department of Grant County. The deceased had resided in the county for 41 years and had a wide circle of friends. Survivors are his widow, Mrs. Jewel Sisemore; two sons, George Sisemore, Jr., of Sierra Vista, Ariz., and Albert Sismore, a daughter, Lola Ann of. Silver City. Other survivors Include a brother, Albert W. Sisemore of Phoenix, ArIz.; and two sisters, Mrs. Bertha Merriman of La Habra, Calif., and Mrs Martha Rome of Bell Gardens Calif. The Rev. Joseph Sherman of the Church of Christ conducted funeral services at the Curtis Mortuary Monday. Interment was In Memory Lane Cemetery. Pallbearers were Ray Hudson, L. K. Wilkerson, Ward Young-blood, Frank Drummond, Lawrence Shelley and Jim Brewster.

Sisneros: Mary Lucero Sisneros, 79, of Deming, died Sunday morning at Mimbres Memorial Hospital. She was born April 17, 1907, at Arabella. She came to Deming in 1949 from Roswell. She was an active member of Mt. Sinai Methodist Church and th American Association of Retired Persons. The funeral was held Wednesday with the Rev. Luis B. Ortiz of the Mt. Sinai Methodist Church officiating. Burial followed in the Mountain View Cemetery in Deming. Survivors include two sons, Alfred Romero of Roswell and Benny Juarez of Albuquerque; two daughters, Nancy (Mrs. Eliseo) Silva of Silver City and Roberta (Mrs. Candido) Jasso Jr. of Deming; five stepchildren, Adolfo Sisneros of California, Andres Sisneros of Washington, Reyes (Mrs. Eloy) Duran and Beatrice (Mrs. Modesto) Vigil of Roswell, and Vickie (Mrs. Julian)Salcido of Albuquerque; three brothers, Carnelio Lucero of Roswell, Larry Lucero of Salinas, Calif., and Samuel Franco of Gila Bend, Ariz.; a sister, Eufrasia Fresquez of Deming; 22 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. Her husband, Ysidro Sisneros, died in 1978; a son, Lonnie Juarez, died in 1982; and a grandson, Carlos Jasso, died in 1985.

Sister Anne Clare, a meember of the’ St Vincent school faculty, died Monday at the St’ Vincent Convent in Silver City after a prolonged illness; She was only 25 years of age. Sister Anne Clare entered the Nazareth novitate March 19, 1942 and made her vows One year later. She studied at Marymount College and became a teacher in Damar, Kans. before coming to Silver City. Requim mass was said Monday morning at St. Vincent de Paul by the Rev. Fr. John P. Linnane and the remains lay in state throughout the day. Monday evening they were taken by Ccx Moytuary to El Piso and seat from there to Concordia Kans. for Interment, at the ‘Nazareth Motherhouse on Tuesday. Survivors are her farents, Mr. and Mrs. George Schmidt Pfeifer, Kan; sisters, including Sister M. Gabriel, Tipton, Kans., and Sister Fabian of the Nazareth Motherhouse and, four brothers Wilber Virgil, Lee Roy and Kenneth Schmidt.

The body of Louise Lather left Silver City Tuesday, enroute to Coon Valley, Wis, where it will be laid to rest in the famly plot. Sather's father, L.N. Sather, will reieve the body upon arrival. Arrangements were completed by Cox mortuary. Sather shot himself in the face with a 12 guage shotgun early Monday morning in his room at the Majestic hotel. He was apparently despondent over a quarrel with a girlfriend in this area and as a result committed suicide. Dr. R.e. Watts was called in as the man was still alive. He could do nothing to save the wounded man except ease his pain and approximately an hour after he pulled the trigger Sather died. A coroner's jury summond on Sunday morning by Coroner Andrew Haugland termed the death a suicide.

Sjodal: June Smith Sjodal, 91, died in Albuquerque on May 25. She was born in Dallas, Texas, on April 11, 1896. She lived in Silver City at various times, including the period from 1925-40. She is survived by her son, Paul, of Albuquerque who has retired from the Federal Bureau of Investigation. She was preceded in death by her husband, Axel, a former postal clerk on the train between Rincon and Silver City, who died in 1977 in Albuquerque; and by her sister, Alna Smith, who died six years ago, also in Albuquerque. Services were Wednesday at the Strong-Thorne Mortuary in Albuquerque.

Skarda: Cash Taylor Skarda, 72, of Silver City entered eternal rest Saturday evening in his home. He was born Jan. 12, 1919, in Clovis and had been a Grant County resident for many years. Mr. Skarda was chairman of the board of American National Bank. During World War II, he was a major with the U.S. Army. He was a prisoner of war for 3 1/2 years. Calling hours will be from 10 a.m., until noon Tuesday in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. Graveside funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon at 2 at Fort Bayard National Cemetary with the Rev. Robert Ihlefeld officiating. Veterans honors will be accorded by American Legion Allingham-Golding Post No. 18. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy M. Skarda of Silver City; two sons, Danny T. Skarda and his wife, Carol, of Silver City, and Kent L. Skarda of Albuquerque; a stepson, James F. Harber Jr. and his wife, Jody, of Austin, N.M.; a stepdaughter, Linda K. Jones and her husband, John Paul, of Silver City; three grandsons, Shayne T. Skarda of Las Cruces, Ryan O. Skarda of Roswell, and Luke Skarda of Pine Hill, N.M.; a step-grandson, Jack L. Worley of Odessa, Texas; four step-granddaughters, Pam Thoreson and her husband, Jeff, of Dallas, Susan Bols of Dallas, Jill Brooks and her husband, Eric, of Las Cruces, and Janice Parra and her husband, Robert, of Silver City; and two step-great-grandchildren, Lauren Brooks of El Paso, Texas, and Jacklyn Parra of Silver City. Casket bearers will be Mike Conner, Martin Rael, Joe Brown, Dave Conway, Manny Aragon and Norvell Barnes. Honorary bearers will be Dave Kinneberg, E.R. Peterson, Howard Miller, Dave Pierson, Duke Milovich, Jack Keen, Dan Dunagan, Jack Stroman, M.M. Atcheson, Oliver G. Dodson, J.T. Hollimon and Neil T. Parrish. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Silver City Gospel Mission, P.O. Box 5198, Silver City, N.M. 88062. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Skarda: Dorothy M. Skarda, 72, a former longtime Silver City resident passed away Tuesday in Tucson, Ariz. after and extended illness. Arrangements are pending.

 SKELTON: McKinney Ray Skelton,, 55, of Reserve died Sunday, Feb, 7, at his home He was born Sept 6, 1943, in DeQueen Ark and was a cross country truck driver most of his life. Mr. Skeiton honorably served his country in the Navy Seal and was a Vietnam veteran. The funeral service will be held Friday at ,11 in the morning at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latte'day Saints in Luna with Alvin Laney presiding. Burial will follow in the Luna Cemetery. Mr. Skelton is survived by his wife, Barbara "Nan" Skelton of Reserve; two sons, Wade Hall of Mesa, Ariz.,; arid Brian Skelton of Springerville, Ariz.; a daughter, Carrie Pena of Springerville; his mother, Nadine Walker and her husband, Garth, of Grand 'Junction, Colo,; a brother, Tim Skelton of Grants; a sister, Carolyn Holliday of Luna; four grandchildren; and five step-grandchildren. Casket bearers will be Wayne Peters, Robert Hoiliday, Dennis Swapp, Lance Swapp, Tim Skelton and Doug Baird. ,Honorary bearers are Wade Hall, Briah Skelton,', Monte and Shad Burns, Colby Belshe, Don Hickmam,, Sonny Tisdall, Albert 'Pena and David' Fuentes. Entrusted to the care; of Baca's Funeral Chapels, .U.S. ISO; East at Delk Drive. Phone 388-2334

Al Skero, well known mining man died Monday at Grants, where he was associated the past 10 years ‘with uranium operations of the Anaconda’Mining Company. For many years he was an engineer with the Black Hawk. Consolidated Mines Company at ‘Mogollon and later with the U. S. Smelting & Refining & Mining Co. at Bayard. Survivors are two sons, Al Skero, Jr. San Francisco, and Dan Skero, El Monte CA,, and a daughter Miss. Irene Skero, Reserve.

Funeral serviçes were held Saturday in the Curtis Bright Funeral horne chapel for Mrs. Ruth C.’ Skidmore, 83, who died’ Wednesday, .F’ebüary 24. Rev. C., M. “Henderson of the’ Church’ of the Good Shepherd Officiated at the chapel services, and Mrs. Melba Lenti reader of the Christian Science chürch, was’ in charge ‘of the” interment service at’ Memory Lane Cemetery. Mrs. Skidmore ‘had been’ a resident of Mogollon and Silver City for the past 40’ years., Sürvivors include her husband, Frank S. Skidmore of Silver City; one brother, Morris A.. Wilson of Omaha, ,Neb; a niece, Mrs. Russell Roberts of Silver City and a number of other nieces and nephews.’ Casketbearers were Harvey Forsyth, ‘Ray Holmqüist, C. A. Osmer, Russel Roberts, Fred Clark’ and. Henry Powe. ,

Skidmore: Graveside services for Frank S. Skidmore who died here Mar. 23, were said in Memory Lane Cemetery Wednesday, with the Rev., C.M. Henderson officiating.

Skillman: T.A. (Ted) Skillman, 61, prominent Silver City automobile dealer and civic leader, died last Thursday. Her had been failing health the past three years but continued to operate his business, in association with his son Richard. Born Oct. 30, 1905, at Covington, Ky., he recieved his early schooling in St. Louis, Mo. He later moved with his family to SaltLake City, Utah. then to Phoenix, Ariz., where in 1929 he married Leona Zimmerman. Mrs. Skillman's career in the automobile business started with Genral Motors Corporation in El Paso, Tex., in 1935, first being employed by Gereral Motors Acceptance Corporation. He later joinedthe Buick Motor Division in 1945 and continued this association until purchasing the Buick dealership in Silver City in 1953. Actively interested in civic affairs, Mrs. Skillman was a past president of the Silver City-Grant County CHamer of Commerece and a pst presidnet of the Lions Club. He was a member of the Messiah Lutheran Church. Survivors besides his widow include his son, Richard; two granddaughters, a brother, Charles Skillman of Burbank, Calif., and a sister, Mrs. Walter Boettcher of St. Charles, Mo. Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in the chapel of the Curtis Mortuary, with the Rev. Don W. Schmidt, pastor of the Messiah Lutheran Church, officiating. Interment was in Memory LaneCemtery. Pallbearers were Tom McCabe, Howard Silvius, Paul Lemke. Howard Mann, W.W. Spence and Donald W. Schmidt.

Funeral services for Bertha May Skinner, 59, was held in the Curtis-Bright’ Funeral Chapel at’l0:30 a.m. Monday with internment to follow in Memory Lane cemetery. Rev. Billy Foster of the First Baptist Church of Bayard officiating. Casket bearers were John Harter, Benny Harter, Ernie Parra, Jimmy Rogers, Arthur Herr’ and Archie Chavez. Mrs. Skinner is survived by her husband. W.W. Skinner of Bayard: one son, C.J. Applehans of Bayard: and her mother:’ Mrs. Verda Meyers of Bayard.

SKINNER: Clair Ervin Skinner, 64, died Friday morning in Silver city. Mr Skinner was born in Leighton Mich. And was a resident of Mimbres since 1978. He was a member of the Order of Elks in Middleville Mich and was a member of the Veterans of foreign Wars, post #… in Middleville. Mr Skinner is survived by his wife, Ethel skinner of Mimbres; two daughters, Sylvia Spain of Rodchester Minn. And Cindy Tio of Yorkville Ill.; one brother, Harold skinner of Caledoria Mich.; one granddaughter, Kristen Spain of Rodchester and one nephew, Harold skinner Jr. of Caledonia. Memorial service was held at 2pm Wednesday at the Wheeler Funeral home with David Strain officiating. Donations can be made to the American Cancer Society.

Funeral services will be held today at the, LDS. Church for Mrs. Erva Marie Skinner, 62, who died Monday at Hillcrest Hospital with burial at 2 p.m. at Hachita. Mrs. Skinner was a retired school teacher who formerly taught at Central. She Is survived by her husband, Woodrow W. Skinner, Silver City; a son, Woods row, Jr., Silver City; two grand. sons; five brothers, Clem Donaldson, Hachita, Herman Donaldson, Silver City, James Donaldson, Mesa, Ariz.,. Shelley Donaldson, Salt Lake City, and Kirk Donaldson, Hurley; two sisters, Mrs. Velva Shaw, San Leandro, Calif., and Mrs. Alice Mabry, El Paso. Pallbearers will be the five brothers of the deceased and Henry Shaw.

SKINNER: Mrs. Annie W. Skinner, 77, of Central, passed away Monday at Hillcrest General Hospital. She had lived in Grant County all her life, her birthplace being Georgetown. Surviving are six daughters, Mrs. A. C. Toney, Mrs. Lawrence Fairchild, Mrs.Albert Kowalecki, Mrs. Delbert Neal, Mrs. Clyde Mauzy and Mrs. Lester Epler; four sons, Sydney, Mason, Woodrow, and Joe Skinner. Also, 17 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. Rosary services were held Monday evening at the Cox Mortuary chapel, followed by high requiem mass at 10 o'clock Tuesday morning at theSanta Clara Catholic church in Central. Burial took place in the Central cemetery.

Skinner: Berkley C. Skinner, 66, passed away June 27 in a veterans hospital in Phoenix. He was born Feb. 3, 1925, in Carrizozo. Mr. Skinner is survived by his wife, Valedia Skinner of Phoenix; two sons, Roy Riley of Corpus Christi, Texas, and Billy Riley of Marble Falls, Texas; two sisters, Pinkie Rickerson of Silver City and Frances Payne of Carrizozo; two brothers, Robert Skinner of El Paso, Texas, and Don Skinner of Bisbee, Ariz.; and many nieces and nephews, including Bobby Skinner and Robert Rickerson, both of Silver City. His ashes will be interredin the Angus, N.M., cemetery.

Skinner: Robert C. Skinner, 77, of El Paso, Texas, a building contractor and former director of the El Paso Parks and Recreation Department, died Wednesday. He was a member of the Shrine Club. Survivors include his wife, Jessie "Curly" Skinner; his sons, Robert C. Skinner Jr. of Silver City, and Max Tomlinson and Dean Tomlinson of El Paso; and two sisters, Frances Payne of Carrizozo and Pinkie R. Rickerson of Silver City. Burial will be held Saturday morning at 10 in Restlawn Memorial Park Cemetery in El Paso.

Skinner: Woodrow W. Skinner, Sr., 65, passed away Tuesday, April 18 at his residence near Silver City. Mr. Skinner was a lifelong resident of Grant County. He is survived by a son, Woodrow W. Skinner, Jr., of Silver CFity, four grandchildren, six sisters, Mrs. Ethel Toney of Arenas Valley, Mrs. Ann Fairchild of Albuquerque, Mrs. Kathryn S. Kowalecki of Silver City, Mrs. AudreyNeal of Tucson, Mrs. Peggy Mauzy of Hurley, Mrs. Betty Epley of Spencer, Okla., two brothers, Sidney S. Skinner of Kerrville, Tex.and Nathan O. Skinner of Las Vegas, N.M. Funeral services were Friday April 21 in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel with Bishop Thomas Shelley of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints officiating. Interment followed in the Central Cemetery. Servingas pallbearers were Albert Kowalecki, Gene Faris, Tom Neal, Don Rodgers, Kirk Donaldson and Joe Brown.

SKINNER: Jessie "Curley" Skinner, 78, died early, Friday morning at Honiestead Nursing Home. She was a resident of Silver City since July 1995, and had lived in El Paso, Texas, pripr to coming ,to Silver City. She was a member of the Baptist Church and a prominent member of the Democratic Party of El Paso. Mrs. Skinner was married to Robert C. Skinner Sr. in 1947 in Texline, Texas. She was preceded in death by her husband, on Oct. 5, 1994. She is survived by her three sons, Max Tomlinson of El Paso, Donald Dean Tomlinson ani his wife, Ginnie, of Oklahoma, and Robert C. Skinner Jr. and his wife, Tommie, of Sliver City: seven grandchjldren; and two grent-grandchildren. Graveside services will he held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Restlawn Cemetery in El Paso. The Rev. Bryan Spivey will officiate. Family members se1ected Curtis-Bright and Lordsburg Funeral Homes serve them.

.Mrs. Mary N. Slack, 80, passed away at Hillcrest Hospital June 6 following an extended illness. Mrs. Slack was a native of Comanche, Tex, and had lived in Silver City these past six years. Survivors include- two daughters, Mrs. Thomas E..Stuart of Silver City and Mrs. Ralph E. Selly of Dallas, Tx.; one son, Samuel S. Slack, Jr. of El Paso, Tex.; nine grand-children and four greatgrandchildren; one sister. Mrs. E.N. Clayton of Killeen Tex.; and one brother, D. C. Manning,of El Paso. Funeral services were held in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel at 11:30 a.m. Thursday with internment tô follow in Memory Lane Cemetery. The. Rev. J. G. McClelIand of the First United Presbetyrian Church of Silver City officiated. The family requested that in lieu of flowers contributions be made to the Hillcrest Hospital Auxiliary in memory of Mrs. Slack. Casket hearers were Thomas E. Stuart Jr, Michael Slack, John Lahahan, Jr., E. N. Clayton,Jr. Frank M. Anderson, and Lee L. Lanahan.

Slack: Sam Shelby Slack, 71, died at his home in Los Lunas on Jan. 30. He was born in Bisbee, Ariz., on April 10, 1918. He spent several years in Mexico City during the 1940s with the U.S. Bureau of Animal Husbandry, on loan to the Mexican government to eradicate hoof and mouth disease. He was later in the construction business and built houses in Texas and New Mexico until his retirement in 1986. Preceding him in death were his parents, Sam Slack, in 1956, and Mary Manning Slack, in 1972, and his sister, Lina Beth Pangburn, who died Jan. 1 this year. He is survived by three sons, Michael Stuart Slack of El Paso, and Gary Hart Slack and Scott Patrick Slack, both of Las Vegas; three grandsons, Landan Stuart Slack of El Paso, and William Samuel Slack and David Hart Slack, both of Thoreau; his sister, Mary Jane Selly of Silver City; three nephews, Tom Stuart of Anchorage, Alaska, Tom Selly of Houston, Texas, and Tim Selly of Dallas, Texas; two nieces, Kap Boedeker and Cookie Barnes, both of Dallas; and other family members of the area, including Lenn Manning, Frankie and Moose White, Jo Lanahan, Mickey Malin, and Jean and Tom Scanlan. Funeral services were at Romero Funeral Home and burial was in Los Lunas.

Slade; Clayton Clark Slade, 32, of Glenwood, died as a result of an auto accident on U.S. 180 near Glenwood. Mr. Slade was born Oct. 4,1951. Survivors include his wife, Sheree Cowley Slade of Glenwood, and his parents, Loe and Wanda W. Slade of Eagar, Az. Funeral services are under the direction of the Lee Mortuary in Springerville, Az with local arrangements by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Slagle: Mrs. Dorothy B. Slagle, 61, passed away April 13 in Farmington, where

Slater: Leland Alva Slater, 55, of Georgetown, died Sept. 16 while on a hunting trip in the wilderness. He had lived in the Grant County area for the past five years. Memorial services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels with David Strain officiating. The remains will be scattered in Georgetown. Survivors are his fiancee, Dorothy Wokee of Georgetown; his mother, Pearl Weston Slater, a son, Jeffery Ogden,and two daughters, Patti Lynn Foor and Sheri Kay Cummings, all of Iowa; and three brothers, Vern Slater of Denver, Virgil Slater of Edmond, Wash., and Leslie Slater of Minneapolis, Minn. He was preceded in death by his father, James Paul Slater, and a daughter, Charity. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Friends here have been adv1sed of the death in Allianceance, Ohio, of C. E.. Slichter, a former druggist of Silver City, where he lived for some years and had many, frienls. He is survived by his widow and a daughter. After 1eav1n~ Silver City, he traveled out of El .Paso for several years! as representative of a whoesale drug firm.

Sloan; Maggie Lula Sloan, 80, died early Monday morning at the Mimbres Memorial Nursing Home where she had been a resident. She was born March 12, 1904 in Hope, Ark. and moved to Deming from Socorro County in 1980. She was a Baptist. Funeral services were at Baca's Wheeler Mortuary Chapel. Rev. Max Nunley, Pastor of the Bible Way Baptist Church officiated and interment followed at Mountain View Cemetery. Survivors include three sons, Ed and Leonard Grant of Deming and Billy Stump of Albuquerque; two daughters, Irene Baker of Deming and Avis Jones of Sumner, Wa; a sister, Alma Smith, Little Rock, Ark; eleven grandchildren , fifteen great-grandchildren, and three great- great- granchildren. Her grandsons served as pallbearers. Arrangements were by Baca's Wheeler Mortuary.

SLOUT:’ Helen Gertude Slout, 81, of Silver City entered into eternal rest Wednesday night at Gila Regional Medical Center. She wasboin Nov. 14, 1916, in Atkinson, Neb., and had been a Grant County resident since l939~ Mrs. Slout was a communicant of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. She enjoyed quilting and her family more than anything. She. was a retired registered nurse,. having started her career at Santa Rita Hospital. Later, she was the director of nursing at Hillcrest General Hospital. Visitation will be from 6-7 this evening at Ba-ca’s Funeral Chapels, where the vigil service will begin at 7. Deacon Bill Holguin will officiate. The funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday morning at 10 in St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with the Rev. Rod Nichols officiating. The rite of committal and burial will fo1low at Memory Lane Cemetery. Survivors include her husband of 56 years, Charlic E..Slout of Silver city; two daughters Charlene Harper and her husband James of Santa Fe and Kathy Lasley and her husband, Larry, of Midland, Texas; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Casket bearers will be Larry, Jeff and Bri’an Lasley, James Harper, Dale Willis and Glen Simons. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to. the Hospice Group, do Gila Regional Medical Center, 1313 E. 32nd St.., Silver City, NM 88061. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels of Silver

Slover: A long association with the mining industry and with the Grant County

Dr. Gerald A. Slusser, 56, formerly of Silver City, in recent years practicing in Artesia, died Sunday In an Albuquerque hospita]. Death was due to cancer. On election day Nov. 3 he was flown to Artesia to vote in the election. He was prominent in Artesia civic affairs and an active member of the American Medical Association, the New Mexico Medical Association and prominent in the medical profession. Funeral services and burial took place in Artesia, Dr. Slusser was a graduate of Washington University Medical School in St. Louis, Mo., and practiced in Silver City in 1947-52 before locating in Artesia. Survivors are his widow, Mrs. Patricia Slusser; a daughter, Patricia Heath; son, Gerald, Jr., and mother, Mrs. H. A. Slusser and brother, Jack Slusser.

Funeral services were held yesterday in Ville grove ill for H A Slusser father of Dr G A Slusser of Silver City. Mr. Slusser died Wednesday. Survivors include his wife and another son Jack living in California. Dr slusser and his wife were in Illinois for the funeral. They are to return Monday.

SMALLEY: Isaac Mulford “Ike” Smalley, 94, of Deming, a former state senator, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 4, at his home. Visitation will be held Monday from 3-7 p.m. at Baca’s Funeral Chapels in Deming. The funeral service will be held Tuesday at 11 in the morning at the First Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Carl Zimmerman, pastor, officiating. Concluding services and interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery with services at the graveside conducted by Deming Masonic Lodge No. 12. Mr. Smalley was born Sept. 10, 1904, in l3ridgeton, N.J. He joined the Merchant Marine at the age of 14 and later enrolled at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Finance, graduating in 1929. He graduated from Southern Methodist Law School in 1941. Mr. Smalley first served as mayor of Deming in 1946 and began his statewide career in 1947. He served six years in the House of Representatives, and in 1957 he was elected to the state Senate, where he served for 32 years. His time in the Legislature overlapped 12 governors, during which time he chaired the three most powerful committees, Judiciary, Finance and the Committee of Committees. He practiced law for 55 years in Deming and pursued a lifelong interest in prospecting and mining. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and Deming Masonic Lodge No. 12. His family includes his daughter, Cita Suratgar, and her husband, David Suratgar, of London, England, and his grandsons, Caleb and Quentin Ward. He was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Wandra Pollard Smalley, on April 17, 1990. Serving as pallbearers will be members of The Deming Masonic Lodge #12. contributions can be made to the Membres Valley hospice. Entrusted to Baca’s.

SMART: Robert Earnest smart, 77, died Sunday in Gila. Mr Smart was born in Rockwall TX and was a 34 year resident of Grant County. He was a member of the Glad tidings Assembly of God church. Survivors are his wife Mrs Alma Smart in Gila; one daughter, Betty Dugger of Amarillo TX; one son Ben R Smart of Amarillo TX; three sisters Ressie Thomas of Tucumcari and Verniece Ballew and Genel Carver of Andrew’s TX; three brothers, J B Smart of Tucumcari and Ben Smart Jr and Jack Smart of Houston; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services will be held Wednesday at 2pm in the Wheeler Funeral home chapel. Officiating will be the Rev W W Cocker. Serving as pallbearers will be Lee Candill Virgil bishop, Kieth Valaningham, Dannie Watkins, Mel Fairbrother, and Ross Bacon. Honorary pallbearers will be Lonnie Waller, Duke Pitts, Tom McCauley, and Dan Dinwiddie. Arrangements by Wheeler. Internment will follow in the Mesa cemetery.

SMITH;’ Andrew Monroe. Smith, 85a1or~tiriie Lordsburg resident and rancher, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 15, at his’ home. Funeral. services will b~ held’ Saturday ‘morning at 10 at the Assembly of God Church in Lordsburg with, the Rev. Randall Floyd, pastor,’ and the Rev. Glen Gray officiating. Concluding ‘services and interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery’ in • Lordsburg~ He was born Feb. 1913, at Stems to David B. and Millie Mae Pearson Smith. He was a rancher and steamfitter who worked in ‘southwest New Mexico and southeast Arizona for many ‘years. He’ had ranched in New Mexico since 1929 and was a member of the New Mexico Cattlegrowers Association, the Masonic’ Lodge ‘in Long Beach, Calif., and Steamfitters Loãal 741 in Tucson,’ Ariz., for more than 50 years. He is survived by his’ wife, Dolly B. Smith of Lordsburg; a son, Wayne :Smith of Phoenix; a daughter Rita Wright of Houston a sister, ‘Irene Kimb1e of Apache, Ariz.; seven grandchildrén and step-grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Justin and Lance Bridges, Ray Morales, ~Eric Wright,’ ~Wayne. Smith and Todd McCutcheon. Entrusted’ to the care Of Baca’s Funeral ..Chapels of Derning.

Bailey G. Smith, 19, passed away Tuesday morning after a brief illness. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Esther E. Smith, one daughter, Mrs. C. L. Dodd. and two grandsons, Clark and Roger Dodd, of Yokohama, Japan. Mr. Smith had been a resident of Silver City and Fort Bayard for 26 years and retired from employment at Fort Bayard in 1944. He had spent 46 years in Military and Veterans Administration service and was a veteran of three wars, the Spanish-American, World W I and the Boxer Rebellion. During his many years as an efficient member of the Veterans hospital personnel he held the affection and respect of the medical staff, the employees and patients, and had a wide circle of friends through at the community Services were held Wednesday afternoon at three o’clock at the Cox Mortuary Chapel with the Christian Science Society of Silver City in charge. Burial will take place in Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, D. C., with Mrs. Smith accompanying the body to Arlington. Honorary pallbearers at the final rites were Lee Dodd. R. E. Buchanan. Paul R. Gantz, Fred Parrish, Robert Jackson, Sr., F. W. Ward, Carl Dunifon, W. H. Hamletin, Toney Ehrman, Alvis Vinette , Sr., Harry Aithaus, R N. Evatt, Fred J. Nickless, Roscoc B. McCallister, Dwight Bowen, A. C. Tones’, Panfilo Holguin, Nolan Smith, Ira Haynes, C. E. Robertson, Frank Pascoe, John DeZurek, Leonard McConkie.

SMITH: Barbara Mar Smith, 47, a Silver City resident, passed away Monday morning at her home. S was born Feb. 8, 1951, Port Ewen, N.Y., and was licensed practical nurse. S was the only person ever graduate from the Sou Carolina School of Nursil with a perfect score. Mi Smith enjoyed hunting, fising, camping and putting others before herself. S; was an active member of the Gila Trappers and will greatly missed by her family and friends. Visitation will held Wednesday afternoon Baca's Funeral Chapel Graveside services will b gin at 2 this afternoon at Fort Bayard National Cemetery with the Rev. Jesse Liles cf ficiating. She is survived her husband, Michael Smith of Silver City; h parents, Arlington Finch Cary, N.C., and Dorot Keller of St. Steven, S.C. daughter, Lisa Griffin, a her husband, Chuck, of Silver City; a stepdaughter Lisa Daisy Guingona Hanahan, S.C.; and five brothers, Arlington Finch and his wife, Dena, Leesville, S.C., Danny Fin and his wife, Audrey, of Deluth, Minn., David Finch and his wife, Connie, of Spart N.J., Perry Finch and his wife, Kirn, of Columbia S.C., and Terry Finch and his wife, Teresa, also of Columbia. He is also survived by two grandchildren, Dalton Griffin of Silver City and Robert Guingona i Hanahan, S.C. Casket beaers will be Arlington, Dann David and Perry Fine Chuck Griffin and Bi Sieferd. Honorary bearers are Denis Murati, Ga Smith and Wayne Smit Entrusted to the care Baca's Funeral Chapel U.S. 180 East at Delk Driv Phone 388-2334. /l-l^

Capt. De Loss W Smith, 84, U.S. Army Ret. Died Sunday, July 30 in Guyamace CA where he had lived the past 16 years. He was a pioneer of Grant county serving four years as postmaster at Tyrone and two terms as representative of grant county in the New Mexico Legislature where he was speaker of the house. He was soil conservationist for the U S Forest service for 15 years until he retired. Capt. Smith served In the Spanish Amerlcan War and World I. He was a member of Jacob Culver Chapter of the Spanish Amerlcan War Veterans, El Cajon Chapter of the Order of Eastern Star and Masonic Lodge No. 574, AF and.AM, San Diego. SurvivIng are his widow, Liilfan L. and a daughter, Mrs. Gilbert Powell, Guyamaca. Funeral services were held in San Diego with burial in Fort Rosecmna. National Cemetery with full military honors.

 Donald E. Smith 44, a World War II veteran, died last Wednesday at Fort Bayard Veterans Hospital where he had been a patient for the past two years. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday in the Fort Bayard chapel, the Rev. Henry Meredith, hospital chaplain, conducting the rites. Burial took place in the Fort Bayard cemetery.

Frances Marion Smith, 89 year old pioneer New Mexico stockman, died Tuesday at Burbank, Calif. Smith came to New Mexico 55 years ago from Texas and operated ranches in the Sacramento a n d Guadalupe mountains i n southern New Mexico

Mrs. Paynes Sears left Thursday afternoon for Clovis where she was called by the sudden death of her brother, Frank A. Smith of Muleshoe, Tex. Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon in Clovis with burial in the cemetery in Muleshoe.

Fred Smith, 89, a resident of Glenwood for many years, died Sunday. Burial took place at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday With graveside services in the Glenwood cemetery, Conducted by the Rev. Harold E. Johnson, of the Santa Rita Community Church. Interment was under direction of the Curtis Mortuary.

Fred H Smith, 57, a veteran of World War I was found dead last Friday in his home at 1311 Pope. St. A coroner’s jury summoned by PeaceJustice U L. Conner and returned a verdict that death was apparently caused by a self inflicted bullet wound. In recent years he was employed by the Daily Press as circulation distributor in this area. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Curtis Mortuary chapel, Dr. CLaude Williams of the First Baptist Church, conducting the rites. Burial took place in the Silver City cemetery. Immediate survivors are a daughter. Mrs. James Hagart of Silver City and a son, Kenneth E. Smith of Palo Alto,” Calif.. and four grandchildren.

Funeral services for Gray Smith, of Fort Bayard, were held Tuesday morning at 11o’clock at the Fort Bayard Chapel with Chaplin Otho Lure officiating. The body was shipped to Lincoln, Neb., for burial; Mr. Smith had lived in this part of New Mexico for about ten years. His Wife, Emma, is chief dietician at the Fort Bayard Veterans Hospital.

SMITH: Helen Marie Smith, 80, a lifetime Grant County resident, passed away Sunday morning at. Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque, where she was being treated for injuries suffered in a fall at her home. She was born Jan. 3, 1918, in Deming, the third of five Weaver sisters. The family soon moved to Santa Rita. On March 23, 1936, she married, Don Smith and set about raising her family. She worked at the Grant County, Bank in Bayard for several years. She came ‘from a long line of hard-working people and saw no reason to be different. She was a pillar in the community, as were her parents. Both of her paternal and maternal grandparents were New Mexico pioneers in the early 1900s. Mrs. Smith is survived by a son, Corks’, and his wife, Lovella, of Silver City; a daughter, Vicki Pfieffer of Phoenix; two grandchildren, Linda L. Ragsdale and her husband, David, of Gig Harbor, Wash., and Craig L. Smith of Phoenix; three sisters, Nadine Cambell of Aztec. “Billie” Schampers of Ba-yard, and Betty’ Phillips of Santa Rosa, Calif.; and a host of nieces and nëphews ;he was preceded in death by her husband Donald W. Smith, in 1990;’a daughter, Linda Louise, in” 1947; and ~ sister, Eloise Smith, in 1987. She was a member of the Work Projects Administration for several years and had been active in the Good Sam Organization. Her famt13’ and friends will remember her as a strong, witty woman who ‘enjoyed life to its fullest. Services will be held this atfternoon at 2 at Bacas Funeral’ Chapels

SMITH: Howard Clifford Smith, 71, died Friday in Tucson, Ariz. lie was horn in Big Flats, N.Y., and worked as a clerk for the U.S. Postal Service for eight years. He received a service award in grateful appreciation for dedicated service during his career in the Postal Service on the occasion of his retirement on Jan. 21, 1970. He re~ ceived a Purple Heart in 1945 for his service during World War H. Survivors are his wife, Maria of Silver City; two stepdaughters, Sandy Urbon of Albuquerque and Leslie Detrich of Silver City; a sister, Dorothy and brother-in-law, Francis Ervay of Phoenix; a son, Howard Smith Jr. of Hartford, Conn.; an older daughter, Susan Fairfield from Rouge River, Ore.; a younger daughter, Dianne Edwards from Elk Grove, Calif.; a sister-in-law, Hazel Smith from San Diego, Calif.: two step-grandchildren, Frankie and Karen Detrich of Silver City; and nine grandchildren. Graveside services were held at 2:30 p.m. Friday, ,Jan. 24 at Fort Bayard National Cemetery with the Rev. Thomas Perez officiating from Our Lady of Fat i ma Church in Bayard. Arrangements were by Tucson Mortuary Inc. of Tucson, Ariz.

James F. Smith, 80, died early Wednesday morning at the home of his son-in-law, C. C. Royall, Sr., on Black Street. lie had been in failing health for several years, but was down town several days before his death Mr. Smith had lived in Grant County for 40 years. Some y6ars ago he was engaged in the retail liquor business in Silver City: When prohibition was ratifled, he took up ranching and’ cattle raising and followed this until advancing age forced his retirement, He still owned a well irnnroved ranch on the Ridge Road, under lease for pasturage. Surviving are his wife, a daughter. Mrs. Pauline Jacobs, Los Angeles, a son, David, residing in Colo, there are also two grandchildrcn, C. C. Rovall, Jr. and Mrs. John Elder, the former Rae Royall, now in Copenhagen, Denmark, where her husband is a doctor serving in the Army medical corp. Funeral will be held in the Ellks Lodge Friday, Mr Smith being a member of this order for many years. Buria1 will be in the family plot in Masonic cemetery, the Rev. Wilson L. Akin, Baptist pastor, conducting rites at the grave. Interment will be directed by the Cox Mortuary.

Funeral services were held Friday at 3:00 p. rn. at the E]ks; Home for James Franklin Smith pioneer rancher and resident of Grant County for forty years, who died last Wednesday in Silver City. A member of Silver City Lodge of Elks, the rites for the deceased wore conducted by the lodge. Pallbearers were chosen from the members and were Frank Cornette, Chris Weros, Kenneth Tilirtian, B. H. Rhodes, Ernest Burrell, lDon Lusk. Mrs. Ruth Myra sang two songs at the service in the lodge room. The Elks ritual istic commital was conducted at the grave in Masoic cemetery, with internment directed by Cox Mortary. Attending the funeral was Mrs. Pauline Jacobs, Los Angeles, a daughter

Jimmie Smith, 65, passed away at Hillcrest Hospital Tuesday, January 25, following an extended illness. Mr. Smith was a lifelong resident of Grant county. He was a retired employee of Kennecott Copper Corporation at the time of his death having worked for 37 years as a rotary driller, and was a veteran of WoId War II. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mable M. Smith of Silver City, three son , Leroy E. Smith of Espanola, Virgil E. Smith of Albuquerque and Gerald W. Smith of Lubbock. Tex. and two grandchildren. Funeral services were held in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home Friday, January 28, with Mr. Charles Fant of the Twelfth and West Street Church of Christ officiating. Interment followed in the Memory Lane Cemetery in Silver City. Active pallbearers were: Bob Warner, Bob Scullion, Tom Robinson, Jimmy Neeley, Roddy Rogers, and Tom Thomas. Honorary pallbeartrs were: Vollie Lane, Carrol Jacobs, Oney Hughes, Bob Hutchins, Glen Young, Joe Sorrells, Ray Grove. Frank Coidwell, and Al Botts.

SMITH: Joe E Smith, 65, of Mangus Valley, who was known as “Pappa Joe” to family and friends, passed away Friday, Sept. 25. He is survived by his wife of’45 years, Annette~ four daughters and their husbands; six grandchildren; three sisters; and two brothers. Private services were held for the family. No further services will be held.

SMITH: Joe E. Smith, 65, of Mangus Valley, who wash known as “Pappa Joe” to family and friends, passed~ away Friday, Sept. 25. He is’ survived by his wife of’48’~ years, Annette; four daughters and their husbands; six grandchildren; three sister and two brothers. Private~ services were held for the family. No further services will be held.

Joe Martin Smith, 67 a resident of Central, died Monday at. the Fort Bayard Veterans I hospital. He was born in New York City, March 31, 1887 and was a veteran of World War I. The funeral was held yesterday at the Fort Bayard chapel with rniiitary’services and burial was in the Station cemetery at Fort, Bayard. Chaplain Otho A. Eure officiated. There were no known relatives.

Joe Martin Smith, 67, a resident of Central died Monday at the Fort Bayard Veterans Hospital. He was born in New York City, March 31, 1887 and was a veteran. of World War I. The funeral was held yesterday at the Fort Báyard chapel with full military services and burial was in the Station cemetery at Fort Bayard. Chaplain Otho A. Eurc officiated. There were no known relatives.

Kenneth Edward Smith, 53, passed away at Hillcrest Hospital Saturday, February 5, following an extended illness. Mr. Smiith was a native of Alabama and was a resident of Aragon. N.M. at the time of his death. He was a veteran of World War ll. Mr. Smith is survived by his wife. Mrs. Junè Smith of Aragon, six daughters, Mrs. Jean Parks of Calif., Mrs. Susan parrell of Tuscaloosa, Ala., Mrs. Mary Dietz of Beiltiower, Calif., Mrs. Therese Shelton of Glenwood. Mrs. Sharon Hail of San Antonio. Tx. and Mrs. Monica Flores of Ft. Hood. Tx., two sons, Jame O’Neal of Irving.~ Tx. and Paul O’Neal of San Antonio, Tx.. 21 grandchildren and his mother. Mrs. Bertice Smith of Gardena, Calif. Survivors also include four sisters. Mrs. Jessie Pearson and Mrs. Saranell Rowell, both of Plcyune. Miss.. Miss Edith Smith Utah and Mrs. Cleo Sagarillo of Gardena, Calif. and one brother, Raymond Smith of Jackson, Mis The Funeral Mass was said today at today at 11:00 at St. Francis Newman Center with Rev. Fr. Steve Szmutko officiating. Interment followed in Ft. Bayard National Cemetery with the Allingham-Golding Post #18 of the American Legion conducting graveside services. Serving as pallbearers were Jim Shelton, Jim O’Neal, Jim Hail. Paul O’Neal, Joe Flores, Louis Gilbert. Ricky Durham and Fred Greenwood.

Funeral services for Loren Dale Smith, 19, son of Mr and Mrs Dennis Smith of Silver City will be held at Halstead Kan. Smith, a heavy equipment operator in Grant county died Saturday night in a traffic accident on Hwy 180 near Central. He is survived by his parents and five sisters, Mrs Doreen Benavides, Tucumcari Mrs Clorinda Walt Colorado springs Mrs Barbara Wills and Trina Smith all of Silver City; two brothers, Donald and Victor, Silver city and his paternal grandmother Mrs Elizabeth Smith Central Kansas.

Lysle B. Smith, former resident of Silver City, passed away Dec. 14 at Los Angeles. Mr. Smith was born in 1887 and came to Silver City in the late 1920's or early 1930's. he was employed by the Roy Henry Truck Lines. Mrs. Smith, who survives him, was the former Ida McGrath, member of the prominent New Mexico ranch family. They were married 25 years ago, and moved to Los Angeles 20 years ago. Mrs. Smith's address in 180 South Hobart, Los Angeles. Any remembrances, at her request, are to be sent to "Guide Dogs for the Blind, Inc." at San Rafael, Calif.

Malcolm M. Smith passed away at Hillcrest General Hospital Mon~ day. Nov. 8. Mr. Smith was born in Center City, Texas, March 26, 1883 and came to Grant County in 1912. He homesteaded near Apache Tejo where he worked for Chino Copper Corp. as a plumber. He later went into business for himself and worked as a carpenter in Silver City for several years. He is survived by two sons, Charles. Edinburg, Tex., and Jay, Sunnyvale, Calif., who is a chief machinists mate in the U. S. Navy, stationed at Moffétt Field:four sisters, Mrs. W H. Harris, Silvcr City, Mrs. J. Q. Henry, Mission, Tex., and Mrs. T. A. Grider and Mrs. J. J. Hunter, both of Hobart, Okla.; one brother, Brent Smith, Edinburg, Tex.: and four grandchildren. Funeral services were held yesterday at 4 p.m. at the Hinman’s Mortuary with Joe F. Watson, minister of the Church of Christ, officiating. Pallbearers were Ben Spurgur, W..S. Haston Owen C. Matthews, Henry Watson, Neil Pridemore and Otho Allen.

SMITH: Mildred P Smith, 85, passed away in San Jose CA on Tuesday. She was chief dietician at Fort Bayard Medical Center for 17 years. She is survived by her daughter, Betty Wallace of San Jose; two grandchildren, Robert and Kimberly of San jose; and a great-grandchild Shawn of San Jose. Memorial services will be Saturday at Willow Glenn Methodist church in san Jose. Burial will be in Lincoln Neb.

SMITH: Mildred Vera Smith, 86, a 2O-year resident of Las Cruces, formerly of Lordsburg, entered eternal life Friday, June 12, at Memorial Medical Center. She was born Aug. 17. 1911, in Big Rapids, Mich., to Jessie and Myrtle Priest Tot-ten. Along with her husband, the late Russell Smith, they owned and Operated Smith Ford Dealership in .Lordsburg for a number of years Mrs. Smith was the loving mother of Bette Ashley and Donna Leong and her husband, Peter, all of Las Cruces; dear sister of Earle Totten of Kalamazoo, Mich., and Margaret Southard Clark of California; and, cherished grandmother of Lori Hill of Denver, David Leong of Rio Rancho, Anne Marie Beasley of Farmington, Joseph Leong of State College, Pennsylvania, and Mary Priscilla Leong and Russell Ashley, both of Las Cruces. She was preceded in death by her parents; her beloved husband, Russell Smith’; two grandchildren, Stephen Leong and John Ashley; and one brother, Harold Totten. At Mrs. Smith’s request, cremation has taken place. A memorial Mass will be celebrated Tuesday at 10 a.m. in St. Albert the Great Newman Center, 2615 S. Solano, Las Cruces, with the Rev. Thomas P. Beggane officiating. Interment of cremains will follow in St. Albert the Great Columbarium. Service arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels and Baca’s Mimbres Crematory of Las Cruces,

Miss Dorothy Smith of 816 S. Windsor Blvd., Los Angeles, died at her home May 21. She will be remembered as the niece of the late Harry A. Martin. She is survived by a brother, Martin Smith and an aunt Miss Ada Martin; both of Los Angeles. The family lived in Silver City for many years.

Mrs. Ann T Smith, 86, and mother of Raymond T; Smith passed away following a lingering illness. Mrs. Smith had made her home here for the past 22 years: Before moving here she had made her home in Newark, N.J. Funeral services were held in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel Saturday at 4:00 p.m. with the Rev. C.M. Henderson of the Church of the Good Shepherd officiating. Interment services were to be held in the Arlington’ Memorial Park at, Arllngton,N.J. Mr. Smith has requested Memorials for the Public Library which may be sent to’ the Funeral Home.

Mrs. Margaret Phillips Smith, 76, mother of Mrs. Stewart M. Pinkerton, passed away Monday at the home of her. daughter in Silver City, where she’ had re· sided for 28 years. Mrs. Smith was born in Cleveland, Tenn., Dec. 1, 1886, the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Franklin Phillips. Her parents were pioneers of Tennessee. During the many years Mrs. Smith lived in Silver City she had a wide circle of friends and the devotion of her daughter, son-in-law and grandchildren, making her life in later years a happy and contented one. Besides the daughter here Mrs. Smith is survived by another daughter, Mrs. Grace Boyd of Nashville. Tenn.; a sister, Mrs. Marshall Cate, Memphis, Tenn. five grandchildren, Stewart M. Pinkerton, Jr., Albuquerque; Mrs. Robert Feather, Safford, Ariz.; Mrs. Harold Cordell, Silver City; Mrs. George Knox Converse, Jr., and John Smith Boyd, Albuquerque and five great grandchildren. Funeral services were held Wednesday at 10 a.m. in the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, the Rev. Clifton M. Henderson conducting the rites. Burial took place in the Silver City cemetery under direction of the Curtis Mortuary. Serving as pallbearers were G. 0. Gwyn, Jr., Robert White, Noel Rankin, D. V. Tulloch, Layton Hunter and Edward L. Allison.

Funeral services were held at 2 o’clock Monday afternoon for ‘Mrs. Nina E. Smith, 75, who died Friday afternoon. Bishop William Lobstein of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints officiated at the services in the Cox Mortuary Chapel. Mrs. Smith is survived by four daughters, Mrs. A. E., Sjodal, A]lbuquerque, Miss Alma Smith of Silver City, Mrs. V. L. Moss of Longview, Texas, and Mrs. J. L. Norton, San Diego, Calif.; one son, A. G. Smith, Forest Hill, I N.Y.; one grandson, two grand-I daughters and four great grandchildren. Buria1 was in the family plot In the Silver City cemetery.

Mrs. Sarah F. Smith, 85, afectionately known as “Grandma” among her innumerable md devoted friends, a former long-time resident of Silver City, died Oct. 27 at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Pauline Jacobs, in Los Angeles. The widow of James F. Smith, a pioneer rancher, who died in 1947, for many years made her home with her son-in-law, C. C. Royall in Silver City. Others surviving are a son, Dave Smith of Silver City; two of Phoenix, and Mrs. Rae Elder, of Pampa, Texas, and five great grandchildren. Funeral services were held in Silver City at the Curtis Mortuary chapel at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, with the Rev. Claude Williams officiating. Burial was in the Masonlc Cemetery.

SMITH: Patricia Haas Smith, 49, native of Silver City passed away Monday at her home in El Paso. Mrs Smith was the daughter of Elwood T Haas and Margaret Brady Haas who moved to Silver city from CO in 1930. She was born in Ladies hospital Jan 16 1935. She attended St Mary’s academy through grade school and Loyola academy in CA during her high school years. She returned to Silver city and married Aubrey Smith moving to El Paso in 1955. She was preceded in death by a son Mark who died in May 1984. Survivors include her husband Aubrey; three sons, Michael of CA, Gregory of Cranberry TX, and Shane of San Antonio TX; a daughter Michelle Quintana of El Paso; four sisters, Margarie Shellhorn of Glenwood, Joan Clark of Silver city, Irene Drurey of Tucson, and Rosemary Crook of el Paso; a brother, Elwood T Haas also of El Paso; and 14 grandchildren. Graveside services will be at 2:30pm Thursday at Mt Carmel cemetery in El Paso with deacon Carlos Irroball officiating. Martin Funeral home is in charge.

Funeral services were held Monday afternoon for World War II veteran Paul B. Smith, 59, of Bayard who died Saturday at a Silver City hospital. Rev. Frank Sierra condücted the services at the Curtis Mortuary Chapel. Interment was made In Memory Lane Cemetery. Survivors include his daughter. Mrs. Sherry Ward, living in Hawaii; two grandchildren: his mother, Mrs. Winnifred Smith, Arenas Valley; and two brothers, Commissioner Charles 3. Smith, and Don Smith, both of Bayard. The Grant County Courthouse was closed Monday afternoon In deference to Commissioner Smith.

SMITH: Sylvia Lorena Smith passed away. She is survived by Mary Metherell of Banning, Calif.; two grandsons, John D. Moss and his wife Norma Carol of Silver City, and Dee Moss and his wife Lynn of Farmington; four great-grandchildren, J.D. Moss of Silver City, Scott Moss of Farmlngton, Barbara Moss of Silver City and Bill Moss of Farming-ton. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Moss, in 1966 and her daughter, Joy Frances, in 1925. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at the Wheeler Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. W.W. Coker and the Rev. I)ennis Wagner officiating. Interment will follow at the Memory Lane Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Arty Cantrell, Rudy Alderette, Carlos Cadena, David Maxwell. Ed Rilev, and Byron Parker. Honorary pallbearers will he John Woodard, Jim Goodwin, Adrtiin 1-harper, and Clayton Johnson. Visitation will beheld from 9a.m. toll am. Friday. Arrangemments are by the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City. 1-17

William Audrey Smith. 72, a retired Kennecott Chino Mines Division employee , died Dee. ~5 at Las Vegas. N. M. He was well known in this mining area. Graveside funeral services were held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the Silver City cemetery, conducted by the Rev, Harold E. Johnson, pastor of the Santa Rita Community Church. Burial was under the direction of the Cox Mortuary.

William H. Smith, 75, retired employe of Chino Mines, died ‘Sunday, in a local hospital. He had lived in Grant county 46 years and for many years was’ employed as a fireman. He is survived by one son, Jimmy Smith, Silver City, two sisters and two grandchildren. Funeral services were ‘held Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. at the Cox Mortuary chapel. Interment was in Silver City cemetery. The rites were conducted by the Rev. Cled Wimbish, pastor of the Church of Christ in Hanover,

 Roy M. Smoth , 67, retire Chino Mines Division employee of Kennecott Copper Corp., died the past week in an El Paso Hospital.He resided in the family home on the Mimbres river with his wife, Mrs. Maud B. Smith. He worked for Chino for 17 years as a blacksmith at Santa Rita. Surviving are his wife; a daughter, Mrs. M. l. Mathis, Silver City three grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Roberta Smoot, Childress, Texas. and a brother, Ray Smith, Austin, Texas. Funeral services were held Sunday at Childress,Texas where burial took place.

Smith: Aubrey L. Smith, 62, formerly of Silver City, passed away Tuesday at Hood General Hospital in Granbury, Texas. He was born Oct. 8, 1932 to Russell C. and Mafin (Cooney) Smith in Fowler, Colo. He was a member of the 1951 graduating class at Western High School in Silver City and went to work for Clifton Chevrolet. In January, 1952 he married Patti Haas in Silver City. He also was employed with El Paso Natural Gas and for 25 years worked as a steelman for Texas Refinery in El Paso, Texas. Mr. Smith enjoyed auto racing. Six years ago he moved to Granbury. He is survived by a son, Greg Smith and his wife, Kathy of Granbury; a daughter, Shelly Baker of Mount Vernon, Ark.; his mother, Mafin Smith of Silver City; a brother, Charles Smith of Silver City; a sister, Ruth E. Kelly of Silver City; eleven grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Patti Smith; three sons, Mark Smith, Michael Smith and Shane Smith; and his father, Russell Smith. Visitation will take place Friday from noon until 1:30 p.m. in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home chapel. A graveside service will follow at 3 p.m. in Memory Lane Cemetery. The Rev. Don Atchley of the Faith Baptist Church will officiate. Family members selected Curtis-Bright Funeral Home to serve them.

Smith: Audrey I. Smith, 92, of Silver City passed away Thursday at Fort Bayard Medical Center. Mrs. Smith was born May 2, 1899, to James and Alma (Caldwell) Perdue. She was a homemaker, a member of the Church of Christ in Silver City, a past matron of the Order of the Eastern Star, and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary and the American Legion Auxiliary. Mrs. Smith is survived by a daughter, Frances Riddle of Oakdale, Calif.; two sons, James LeRoy Smith of Mimbres and Charles V. Smith of Las Cruces; a sister, Fern Hurst of Deming; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Memorial graveside services wil be held Monday at 10 a.m. at Fort Bayard National Cemetery. The Order of the Eastern Star will preside. Inturnment will follow in the Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Georgetown Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star Scholarship Fund in care of El Siecobb, Mimbres, N.M. Arrangements are by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home of SIlver City.

Smith: Barbara Smith, 68, a resident of the Mimbres, entered lifeeternal Sunday at Gila Regional Medical Center. Services are pending at Baca's Funeral Chapels. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Smith: Bartley Aleen Smith, 36, of Silver City passed away Monday in Las Cruces. Mr. Smith was born Oct. 1, 1955, in Waynesboro, Pa., to Vernon A. and Joanna {McDonald} Smith. He was a member of the Church of Christ of Latter-day Saints and was a student. He is survived by his parents, Vernon and Joanna Smith of Silver City; two daughters, Rene and April Smith of Baltimore; a brother,Michael David Smith of Baltimore; three sisters, Angela Frey of Westchester, Pa., Sandra Stanley of Jefferson, Texas, and Tamara Porras of Silver City; his maternal grandmother, May Beth McDonald of Silver City; his paternal grandmother, Ethel Smith of Waynesboro; and four aunts, Helen Arendt and Janet Harbaugh, both of Waynesboro, and Kathleen Pruit and Patsy Adamas of Silver City.Mr Smith was preceded in death by his maternal grandffather, Bartley McDonald, his paternal granfather, Willard Smith, and aunt, Erma May Wilbanks and an uncle, Pete McDonald. Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Dannible's Chapel of theRoses, U.S. 180 East, Silver City. Bishop Jerry McDonald of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, First Ward, will officiate. Interment will follow in Memory Lane Cemetery. Relatives and friends are invited to call this evening at the funeral home from 7 until 9. Arrangements are by Dannible's Chapel of the Roses, Silver City.

SMITH: Clisha Smith passed away Tuesday in Lordshurg, Arrangements are pending with Lordsburg Funeral Home.

Smith: Donald M. "Smitty" Smith, 62, of Silver City passed away Friday at his residence. Mr. Smith was born Sept. 29, 1930, to Tilmond Joseph and Sarah Lucinda Smith in New Castle, Ind. He married Mary Lucille McKemy on Sept. 1, 1951, in Lordsburg. Mr. Smith owned and operated Rhodes Music Co. He was a member of Silver City Elks Lodge No. 413, Silver City Moose Lodge No. 1718, and the Silver City Lions Club. He is survived by his wife, Mary Lucille Smith of the family home; three sons, Albert Smith and his wife, Kathy, of Silver City, Kenny Smith of Phoenix, and Tilmond Smith of Albuquerque; two daughters, Deon Montoya and her husband,Sam, of Las Cruces, and Peggy Kowalski and her husband, Dennis, of Calumet City, Ill.; two brothers, Tilmond Smith of New Castle and Herb Smith of Orlando, Fla.; a sister, Deon Nicholson of Orlando; and four granddaughters, Kenna Lynn Kowalski, Nicole Deon Kowalski, Chelsea Lynae Smith and Amanda Marquell Smith. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home chapel at 210 W. College Ave. in Silver City with the Rev. David Goble officiating. Interment will follow in Memory LaneCemetery. Pallbearers will be Robert "Moose" White, Jack Stepp, Robert "Doc" Griffin, Joe Jones, Harold Coffman and Gene Sheward. Honorary pallbearers will be all his friends. Arrangements are under the direction of Curtis-Bright Funeral Home of Silver City.

Smith: Donald W. Smith Sr., 78, of Bayard died Thursday evening in Memorial General Hospital in Las Cruces. He was born Feb. 4, 1912, in Bush-Hearst, Ill. He had been a resident of Grant County since 1926. He was a retired civil service worker and was employed at Fort Bayard when it was a Veterans Administration hospital. Mr. Smith was a former member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Good Sam recreational vehicle club. Funeral services will be held Monday afternoon at 2 in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels with David Strain officiating. Condluding services will follow in Memory Lane Cemetery. Survivors include his wife, Helen Smith of Bayard; a son, Corky Smith of Silver City; a daughter, Vicki Pfieffer of Albuquerque; and two grandchildren, Linda Smith Ragsdale of La Mesa, Calif., and Craig L. Smith of Tempe, Ariz. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Linda Smith, in 1947, and two brothers, Paul B. Smith, in 1968, and Charles J. Smith in 1987. Casket bearers will be Stanley N. Campbell, Ricky Schampers, Jim Schampers, Craig Smith, Larry Pegg and David Ragsdale. Honorary bearers will be all his many friends. In lieu of flowers, the family prefers that donations bemade to the Friends of the New Mexico Talking Library, De Vargas Center, Suite G 432, Santa Fe, N.M. 87501. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Smith: Edward Noel Smith, 81, a resident of Silver City for more than 50 years, died Saturday at Hillcrest General Hospital. Before his retirement some years ago, he was employed by the Jones, Downes & Co. and Murray & Layne wholesale grocery firms and by the McMillen cattle Co. Surviving are two sons, Lloyd and Russell Smith of Silver City; six grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at the Cox Mortuary chaple, followed by burial in Silver City cemetery.

Smith: Eloise Agnes, 73, died Tuesday in the Fort Bayard Medical Center after an extended illness. Mrs. Smith was born July 25, 1913 in Jerome, Ariz., moved to Grant County shortly thereafter and has lived in Grant County ever since. She was retired from the U.S. Postal Service. She is survived by her husband, Charles J. Smith of Bayard; a son, Charles Ed. Smith of Albuquerque; a daughter, Ann Montano of Arenas Valley; four sisters, Helen Smith of Bayard, Nadine Campbell of Aztec, Billie Schampers of Bayard and Betty Phillips of Santa Barbara, Calif.; and four grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father Luther Weaver, in 1950; and her mother, Lily Weaver in 1956. Visitation was held in the Curtis-Bright Chapel this afternoon. Rosary recitation will be held this evening at 7:30 in the Curtis-Bright chapel. Graveside services will be held in the Memory Lane Cemetery Thursday at 2 p.m. with the Deacon Johnny Perez officiating at both services. Pallbeareres will be Howard Greenwood, Clay Brooks, Dick Young, Stanley Cambell, Stanley Campbell Jr. and Les Rogers. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to your favorite charity or to the American Alzheimers Association, 360 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1102 Chicago, Ill. 60601. Arrangements are by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Smith: Fred O'Niell Smith, 68, died at his residnece in Lakewood, Colorado, April 21, 1979. Mr. Smith was a former secretary for Kennecott Copper Corp. where he retireed in 1973. He is also a member of the Santa Rita Masonic Lodge. Mr. Smith is survived by two sons, John H.. Smith in the United States Navy, Fred O. Smith of Lakewood, Colorado, five brothers, one sister and one granddaughter. Memorial services were held Saturday, April 26, 2 p.m. in the Curtis-Bright Chapel with Mr. David Strain officiating. Private interment followed in the SilverCity Masonic Cemetery.

Smith: Glenn O. Smith, 81, passed away Tuesday morning at Gila Regional Medical Center in Silver City. Mr. Smith was born Aug. 1, 1913, in Sherbrooke, N.D., to Alma Merry Smith and Samuel Leroy Smith. He grew up in the North Dakota farm country. On Sept. 22,1940, he married Viola "Blondie" Voelpel in a double-wedding ceremony in Kenmare, N.D. At that time, he worked for the Civilian Conservation Corps. During World War II, Mr. Smith enlisted in the Army Air Force, went to Officer Candidate School in Florida and served in the China-Burma-India Theater with the Flying Tigers. He later retired from the Air Force Reserves as a lieutenant colonel. After the war, Mr. Smith joined the Veterans Administration and worked in personnel administration for the next 20 years. He moved to Fort Bayard as chief of personnel in 1958. In the early 1960s, in preparation for retirement, Mr. Smith began importing Spanish Andalusian horses and established the national breed organization as well as the Andalusian Horse Registry of theAmericas. He actively promoted the breed, which rose from obscurity to national prominence within the 20 years of his work. Upon retirement from the horse breeding, Mr. Smith began raising registered cattle, and maintained an active interest in ranching and animal husbandry until his death. He was also active in the family's real estate business and enjoyed ranchand acreage sales. Mr. Smith was predeceased by his parents, and one brother, Clifford Smith, in 1965. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Viola Smith of the Mimbres; one brother, Floyd Smith of Seattle; three children, Gene Smith of St. Louis, Mo., Mary Annn Marusich-Smith and her husband, Zeff Marusich of Andover, Mass., and Becky Smith of Silver City; four grandsons, Glenn E. Smith of Guam, and Trevor Thayer and his wife, Amanda, of Silver City; fourgreat-great-grandchildren, Bryan and Samuel Cordova of Albuquerque, and Sydney and Glenn Thayer of Silver City. A family graveside service will take place at 2 this afternoon at the family ranch in the Mimbres, where Mr. Smith will be buried. A memorial service will be conducted at 4 p.m. Thursday at Baca's Funeral Chapels. Pallbearers will be his grandsons, Glenn E. Smith, Timothy Cordova, David L. Smith and Trevor Thayer, his brother-in-law, Orville Lindstrom, his son-in-law, Zeff Marusich, his brother, Floyd Smith, and his logtime friend, Andres Villagran. A reception for all after the memorial service will beheld at Smith Real Estate, 505 W. College Ave., Silver City. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to either the Grant County Animal Shelter of the New Mexico Cowboy Poetry Gathering, in care of the Silver City Museum. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Smith: Harriet Lousia Smith, 80, of Silver City entered life eternal Sunday in her home. She was born March 22, 1911 in Hannibal, MO., and had been a Grant County resident since 1948. She was a foreign language professor at Western New Mexico University, formerly New Mexico Western College, from 1948 to 1975. Ms. Smith graduated in 1931 from Agnes Scott College in Georgia. She was also a 1933 Graduate of the University of Alabama, and a 1946 graduate of the University of Minnesota, whereshe was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. Ms. Smith was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolation, and was a former president of the New Mexico Music Society at the local and state levels. She donated the carillon bells, in memory of parents, that rang at Western New Mexico University for many years. She requested no services be held. Cremation by Baca's Mimbres Crematorium has taken place. Her remains will be interred at the Rose Garden in Memory Lane Cemetery at a later date. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Smith: Howard Smith, 61, died at his home in Bayard. He was formerly in New York and was a veteran of Worid War II. Graveside services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. in the Fort Bayard National Cemetery with veteran honors accorded by American Legion Allingham-Golding Post No. 18. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

SMITH: Jewell Alene Smith, 80, passed away Thursday at Gila Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Smith had been a resident of Grant County since 1949. She is survived by her husband, Harold, of Hurley; and her two daughters, Mary Lou Mize and her husband, John A. Mize, of Winslow, Ariz., and Shirley Ann Smith of Hurley. Also surviving are her sisters, Ilva Pruitt of Tucson, Ariz., and Vera Craddock and Faye McDonald of Lordsburg; her two brothers, Ace Hiliman of Hurley and Jene McDonaid of Tucson; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her grandson, David Fowler, in 1995. Funeral services for Mrs. Smith will be held at Curtis-Bright Funeral Home on Saturday at 2 p.m. with ~.)avid Strain officiating. ~amily members selected Curtis~Bright and Lords-burg Funeral Homes to serve them. .

Smith: Kenneth A. Smith, 68, died Thursday, July 27 at Hillcrest Hospital. Mr. Smith, a native of New York, had been a resident ofSilver City for the past 5 years. He is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Joyce Fisher of Tyrone, Mrs. Sharon Mullen of Morenci, Ariz., Mrs. Susan Kenyon of Las Cruces, four sons, Thermon Smith of Silver City, Kenneth I. Smith of Fort Huachuca, Ariz., James Smtih and Paul Smith, both of Morenci, Ariz., and 11 grandchildren. Survivors also include a sister, Mrs. Nellie Martin of Gloversville, N.Y., and a brother Maynard Smith of Gloversville, N.Y. Funeral services were Monday, July 31, in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel with Rev. Donald McDowell of the Calvary Baptist Church officiating. Interment followed in Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Danny Fisher, Jim Kenyon, Jeep Jackson, David Mullen, Grover Ray and Warren Scheibner.

SMITH: Kern Smith, 83, born Jan. 15, 1914, died Wednesday at Alpine Manor Nursing flome in Thornton. Colo. He was born in Clovis to William Joseph and Idith Rosena Jennings Smith He founded Ken’ Smith & Durham Associates, Architects of Carlsbad in 1951. After retiring in 1984 he moved to Denver. His firm has specialited in commercial  of New Mexico, Including SChOOlS, banks, churches and Country clubs. Memorial contributions may he made to Epworth United Methodist Church, Building Fund, 1406 W. Blodgett St., P.O. Box 2208, Carlsbad N.M 88221-2208 or to a favorite charity.

Smith: Mrs. Margaret S. Smith, 49, who for the past 17 years was a teacher in the Sully Elementary School at Santa Rita, passed away Sunday in Hillcrest General Hospital. The deceased came to Grant County 30 years ago and attended elementary school in Santa Rita and graduated from Hurley High School, completing her education at Western New Mexico University where she received her college degree and thereafter had an outstanding record in the teaching profession. Active in the Epsilon Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Honorary Society, she also was a member of Cobre Education Association.

Smith: Mark Allen Smith, 26, passed away Saturday, Aug. 20, in Silver City as the result of an accident. Mr. Smith was from Bartlesville, Okla. Services will be through Stumpf's Funeral Home in Bartlesville. Burial will be at Dewey Cemetery in Dewey, Okla. Arrangements are by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Smith: Myrtle Smith, 68, died Monday at Ft. Bayard Medical Centerfollowing an extended illness. She was a native of Lebanon, SD., and had lived here in Grant County for the past 33 years. She is survived by her husband, Harland of Hurley; one son, Clark of MesaAZ.; two daughters, Mrs. Vivian Jones of Riddle, OR., and Mrs. Virginia Morrison of Hatch; five grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Alice Fender of Mt. Vernon, and Mrs. Elizabeth Woods of Grand Junction, CO.; two brothers, Ted of Walla Walla, WA., and Loren of Aberdeen SD.

SMITH: Norman ~Bean Smith Sr., 61, a resident of Silver City since July 1995, formerly of Truth or Consequences and Dealing, passed away Saturday at Gus Regional Medical Center. Services are pending. Family members selected Curtis-Bright Funeral Home to serve them,

Smith: Norman Dean Smith Sr., 61, a resident of Silver City since July and formerly of Truth or Consequences and Deming, passed away Saturday at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born June 19, 1934 to W.F. and Roxie Elizabeth (Pollard) Smith in Walden, Ark. He was a U.S. Navy veteran who served in the Korean War. He is survived by a son, Paul Smith, and his wife, Kelly of Bethany, Okla.; two daughters, Debra Lang and her husband, Steve of Phoenix and Sherri Cantrell and her husband, Bob of Little Rock, Ark.; a daughter-in-law, Carol Smith of Silver City; a grandson, J.D. Cantrell of Little Rock; and a brother, Frank Smith of Oklahoma City. A graveside service will begin at 2 p.m. Friday at Fort Bayard National Cemetery with Chaplain Dave Strain officiating and military honors accorded by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3347, Allingham-Golding Post No. 18 of the American Legion, Disabled American Veterans Chapter I and Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 358. Family members selected Curtis-Bright Funeral Home to serve them.

Smith: Robert Roy Smith Jr., a longtime resident of Fort Bayard, died June 23 at Fort Bayard Medical Center. Services will be heldFriday at 10 a.m. It will be a graveside service with the Rev. Jones officiating. Burial will be in the Fort Bayard Hospital Cemetery. His mother Effie Smith and brother Weldon Smith live inSanta Fe. Arrangements by Wheeler Funeral Home.

Smith: Ronald Wilson Smith, 68 formerly of Silver City, retired from Sharson Steel, died in Blanchard, Idaho. He is survived by his wife, Donna, of the home; one daughter, Karen Andreassen of Blanchard; a brother, Joe E. Smith, Silver City, and a sister, Evelyn Gillespie, of Silver City. The funeral will be at Newport, Wash., Thursday at 2 p.m.

Smith: Roy G. Smith, 89, resident of 1722 Georgia St., Silver Citypassed away Thursday afternoon, Oct. 19 at Memorial General Hospital in Las Cruces, following and extended illness. He was born Oct. 30, 1888 in Cirvleville, Ohio and came to this area as a soldier in World War I. He was a retired carpenter at Kennecott Copper Corporation. Mr. Smith held membership in the 12th Street Church of Christ, the Allingham-Golding Post of the American Legion, VFW Post 3683 and the Disabled American Veterans. Funeral services were Sat., Oct. 20 at 2 p.m. at the 12th St. Church of Christ in Silver City with Ray Stone officiating. Burial followed at Fort Bayard National Cemetery will full military honors accorded by the United Veterans. The Wheeler Mortuary directing. He is survived by his wife, Audrey, two sons, James L. Smith of Mimbres and Charles V. Smith of Las Cruces. A daughter, Frances Elizabeth Riddle of Oakdate, Calif. Five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Pallbearers were Delbert Hill, Lynn Moore, Dan Medley, Carrol Jacobs, Bill Hunt and Gary Perry.

Smith: Russell C. "Rusty" Smith, 79, of Silver City, passed away Thursday. He was a tank mechanic for the Army during World War II in North Africa and Italy and retired as an auto mechanic after 36 years for Clifton Chevrolet in Silver City. He is survived by his wife, Mafin Cooney Smith of Silver City; two sons, Aubrey L. Smithand Charles R. Smith, both of Silver City; one daughter, Ruth Kelly of Glenwood; five grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be Monday from 9 a.m. to noon. Graveside services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. in the Memory Lane Cemetery with the Rev. Don Atchley officiating. Arrangements are by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Smith: Scott E. Smith, 56, died Saturday morning, April 19, at Hillcrest General Hospital. Mr. Smith had been a resident of Silver City for eight years and was at the time of his death employed by A.C. Houston Lumber Company and was owner and operator of the Leisure Living Landscaping Co. He is survived by one sister, Dewees Staude of Fallbrook, Calif., two nephews Michael Reinhold of Van Nuys, California and Braundon Reinhold of Salem, Oregon, one niece, Melissa Reinhold of San Jose, Californiaand several other nephews and nieces. Graveside services were held at 10 a.m. Friday, April 25, at Fort Bayard National Cemeterywith Reverend Don Atchley officiating. Serving as pallbearers were Gene Lynn, Bob Lynn, Donald Garland, Rudy Gonzales, Fred Thomas and Jack Foreman. Arrangements were by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Smith: Steven Dale Smith died July 31. Mr. Smith was visiting with his daughter, Gale Stewart of Arenas Valley. Mr. Smith was taken to Vales Mortuary in Morrow, Ohio for services and burial. Local arrangements by the Wheeler Funeral Home.

Smith; Winifred Ethel Smith, 95, died at the Ft. Bayard Medical Center where she had been a patient for the past five years. She was a resident of Arenas Valley and had been a resident of the State of New Mexico for 57 years. Mrs. Smith was born September 6, 1888 inVigo County, Ind., the daughter of James Joseph and Mary Murphy Dunnigan. Survivors include two sons, Charles J. Smith and Donald W. Smith of Bayard; five grandchildren and nine great- grandchildren. Another son, Paul B. Smith preceded Mrs. Smith in death in 1968. Rosary was recited by the Rev. Johnnie Perz, Deacon of St. Francis Newman Center Parish at the Curtis-Bright Chapel. Graveside services were at Memory Lane Cemetery with the Rev. Fr. Thomas Perez of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church of Bayard officiating. Serving as pallbearers were Charles E. Smith and Howard Greenwood. Honorary pallbearers were Cecil Emery, Elmer Hawkins, Al Schampers, Leonard Calloway, Stan Campbell and Jimmy Truethin. Arrangements were by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

SMITH: Billie R. Smith passed away Sunday in El Paso, Texas. She was born May 24, 1928, in Bowlegs, Okia., to William and Era Truett. She lived most of her life in the Silver city area, but was residing in El Paso at the time of her death. She was. preceded in death by both her parents; her husband, Wesley Clee "Buster" Farmer Sr.; and her son Wesley Clee Farmer Jr. She is Survived by her husband, Wi1Iiam H. Smith of El Paso, Texas; a Sister, Renda Hotchkiss5 and her husband J, William, of Silver City; a brother, Paul Truett, and his wife, Josephine, of Moab, Utah; ttwo nieces, Teri Jackson and her husband, Allen, of Silver City and Julie Hotchkiss of Silver City; Two great-nephews Jason JackSOfl and Dustin Hotchkiss both of Si1ver City; one great-niece, Keri Hotchkiss of SiIver City; an aunt, Maude Seek of Lawton OkJa.; and an uncle, Lee Roy Truett of Iowa Park, Texas. Calling hours were to be from 11a.m. to noon today in Baca's Funerai Chapels. The funeral service was to be held there at 1:30 p.m. today with the Rcv. Bob Bellows officiating Burial was to be held at Memory Lane Cemetery. EntrUsted to the care of Baca's Funerni Chapals.

SMITH: Katherine Smith, 86, a longtime Lordsburg resident, died Sunday at her home. A memorial service will be held Thursday morning at 11 at the First Unite Methodist Church in Lordsburg with the Rev. Kevi Phillips officiating. She was born Oct. 6, 1909, in Lockhart, Texas, to Sam W. and Kate Beard Smith. She taught mathematics in Cotton Center, Texas, for sevend years and then began teaching in New Mexico in 1942, continuing until her retirement from the Lordsburg Schools. She received her education at the New Deal Schools in Texas. In 1931, she received her bachelor of arts degree, and then -her master's degree, in 1938, both at Texas Tech University. Her family members include a nephew, Glenn W. Smith of Mount Airy, Md.; a grand-niece, Kim Smith of Mount Airy; one grandnephew, Charles M. Smith of Germantown, Md.; and her sister-in-law, Jewel Smith of Hartselle, Ala. She was preceded in death by her parents, Sam and Kate Smith, her brother, Glenn Smith, and by her longtime friend and companion, Louise Rankin, who along with Miss Smith taught school in the Lordsburg School System. They had a relationsiup that was Symbiotic and showed their love and devotion to the educaijon and development of Young people. After retirement they COntinued to live in Lordsburg being active in their community and their Church until their deaths. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels and Baca's Mimbres Crematory in Deining. L

Mrs. Fairy Freda Smithson, 63 of Safford, Az., passed away Sunday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Willis Dickerson In Cliff. She was born In Bolivar, Mo., and came to New Mexico in 1944, In recent years she had lived In Arizona, Survivors are her husband, Mahion Smithson; her daughter, Mrs. Dickerson. three stepdaughters, Mrs. Juanita Bryant of The son, Az., Mrs. Lita Woolsey of Mesa, Az., and Mrs. Zora Patton of Provo, Utah; five sisters. Mrs. Jane Smithson of Silver City, Mrs. Gladys Jackson, of Santa Paula, Calif., Mrs. Vera Russel of Stover, Mo., and Mrs. Dorothy Henley and Mrs. Ethel Cower of Pampa, Tex.; one brother, George Calison of Provo; four grandchildren, 12 step-grandchildren, and three great. Great-grandchildren Graveside. burial services were held Wednesday at the Oils-Mesa Cemetery, John Lee of the Latter Day Saints, conducting the rites. Interment was under direction of the Curtis Mortuary.

Smyer: Dele Inmon Smyer, 80, died Sunday in the Fort Bayard Medical Center. She was born in Denton, Texas, and had resided in New Mexico since 1918. She was married to Harvey Smyer, longtime rancher in New Mexico, and who served as Luna County sheriff. Private graveside funeral services were held at 10 a.m. today in the family plot at Mountain View Cemetery in Deming with the Rev. Steven Chappell of the First United Methodist Church officiating. She is survived by a daughter, Patsy Eby of Faywood; six grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harvey Smyer, in 1969; and by her son, Billy Roy Smyer, in 1982. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Snapp; Emmett Howard "Doc" Snapp, 71, long time Deming resident, died March 11 at the Fort Bayard Medical Center. He was born September22, 1912 in Paris, Kentucky. In 1946, he moved to Silver City and lived there until 1954 at which time he moved to Deming where he operated the Silver Freight Lines Company and later the Cottonbeltand ONC Lines. His church membership was in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and he was affectionately known as "Mr. Optimist" having been a lifetime member and past president of the Optimist Club. Funeral services were held March 15 at the Wheeler Mortuary Chapel. Bishop Gerald Matkin presided and interment followed at Mountain View Cemetery. Survivors include his wife, Mary Snapp of Mimbres Memorial Nursing Home; a daughter, Rudy Ann (Mrs. Darrell) Hill of Anchorage, Alaska and three grandchildren, Andra Marie Hill, Austin H. Hill and Bonnie Jean Hill of Anchorage, Alaska. Pallbearers were Armando Villegas, Jack Coussons, Fred Rossiter, Ray Baese, Fred Gifford and C.C. Gray. Honorary pallbearers were Manuel Holguin, Art Roman, Merle Reynolds and Gly Dunivan. Arrangements by Baca's Wheeler Mortuary.

Mr. and Mrs. Stanton Wallace left Saturday night for Sedonia, Ariz., where they were called by the death of her father, Mr. Sneddly. Funeral services were in Sedonia Monday.

Dr. John H. Snedeker, president of Western University, flew to Plainfield, New Jersey, last Friday to attend the funeral of his mother, Mrs. A. H. Snedeker, who died at the family home after a brief illness.

Death from ‘a heart attack claimed Russell Snelgrove, 35,. a New Mexico Western College student. He was found dead in his room last Thursday afternoon. An Inquest was called, but diacontinued, when his doctor listed cause of death as a heart attack and issued a certificate. Snelgrove enrolled at, the College in 1954, majoring in art with a minor in sociology awl Wouid4 have received his degree next spring. He served in th. Armed forces from 1942 to 1945 in World War II art from I1950 to 1953 in the Korean conflict. He was given a medical discharge for a cardiac condition for which he was drawing disability. Surviving are his father and mother R L snelgrove, San Bernadino CA and Mrs Edwin Anderson, Valapariso CA. The body was sent to La Junta CO by the Cox mortuary where services and burial will take place.

Snell: Letha V. Snell, 85, a former resident of Silver City, died Friday in the Sunshine Nursing Haven in Lordsburg. She is survived by two daughters, Jane Blancett and her husband, Bill, of Silver City and Suzanne DeMott and he husband, Dale, of Calabasas, Calif.; five grandchildren and ten great-grannchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, W. Howard Snell. Funeral servises wil be Monday at 1 p.m. in the Wheeler Funeral Chapel with Rev. Gorton Smith officiating. Private interment will be in Memory Lane Cemetey. Wheeler Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

SNELL: Leota Snell, 8 passed away Friday in Santa Rosa. She was the dear beloved wife of the Ia Clarence Snell, loving mother of Evelyn Pollard Santa Rosa, and adored grandmother of Gregory Po lard and Lisa Pollard. SI was a native of Pierce, Colt Mrs. Snell was a member the Order of the Eastern Su in Silver City. A memori~ service will be held Friday Nov. 28, at II a.m. at th Church of the Incarnation 550 Mendocino Ave. ii Santa Rosa, Calif. Private inturnment will he in Silver City. If desired, donations ii memory & Mrs. Snell may be made to Home Hospice 01 Sonoma County, 1110 N Dutton Ave., Santa Rosa, CA 95401. Arrangementes are by Daniels Chapel of the Roses in Santa Rosa.

Snell: Mrs. Maxine Anderson Snell, 52, former resident of Santa Rita, was killed Sunday at Manfield, Texas, in a head-on traffic accident. She was the daughter of the late George Anderson of Santa Rita and Mrs. Blanche B. Anderson, now residing in Silver City. Other survivors are three daughters, 10 grandchildren; a son, two brothers and a sister. Funeral services were set for Thursday at 2:30 p.m. in the Curtis Mortuary Chapel, the Rev. Howard Hallmark, of the Bayard Church of Christ, conducting the rites. Burial will be in Memory Lane Cemetery.

Snell: William Howard Snell, 2905 Mann Drive, passed away in his home Oct. 12. Mr. Snell was born July 23,1904, in Indiana. He was 76 years old. He had lived in this community for the past 36 years. The family has requested instead of flowers for the service, his friends make a gift to their favorite charity. He is survived by his wife, Aletha V. Snell; two daughters, Janie Blancett and Suzanne DeMott; one sister, Dorothy Clifton; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Funeral service was held at the Wheeler Funeral Home, which was in charge of arrangements and interment was in Memory Lane.

Mrs Helen H Snipes, 85, mother..of Mrs Barney L Himes and Mrs Ella Snodgrass of Silver City. passed away last Thursday In Hillcrest General hospital. Besides the two daughters residing here she is survived by another daughter, Mrs. Trances Green, of Lubbock Texas; two sons, Joseph’ K Snipes, of El Paso and William A. Snjpes of Roswell; 13 grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. Funeral arrangements were Under the direction of Curtis Mortuary. The remains were flown to Roswell where services were held at the First Methodist Church, the Rev. Austin K Dillon conducting the rites. Interment was in the South Park Cemetery, where her husband who died In I954, Is buried.

Herbert H. Snodgrass, 45, Kennecott employee at Santa Rita, died Wednesday at Fort Bayard Veterans hospital. He was a veteran of World War II He is survived by his wife. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Fort Bayard chapel, with burial in the Fort Bayard cemetery, with military honors.

Snodgrass: Audrey Howe Snodgrass, 85, passed away in El Paso, Texas, Wednesday, Dec. 27, 1989, following a long illness. She was a retired teacher, having taught in the Crosby-Ironton School System in Minnesota, and the Cobre Consolidated Schools in Grant County. Mrs. Snodgrass was born in Brainerd, Minn., the daughter of Belle and Fred Howe of Brainerd. She attended college in Duluthand St. Cloud, Minn., and graduated from Western New Mexico University in Silver City. Active in community affairs, she was a member of the Silver City Woman's Club and the Grant County Archaeological Society. She is survived by her husband, Theodore Snodgrass of El Paso; and two daughters, Teddy Skattum of Deerwood, Minn., and Noble Tarrant of McDowell, Va. Memorial services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 3, in Western Hills United Methodist Church in El Paso, with the Rev. Clyde Stanfield officiating. Cremation arrangements were by Futrell Funeral Home at 201 E. Mandell, El Paso. Memorials in her name may be made to the Silver City Public Library at 515 College Ave., Silver City, N.M. 88061.

Paul William Snoeberg, 82, died’ Tuesday, April 12 at home. Private services for Mr. 5noeberg were held Friday, April 15. Prior to moving to Silver City Mr. Snoeberg farmed and ranched in the Clayton area. He is survived by his wife, Fay Snoeberger of Silver City: three daughters Marilyn Goats of Silver City, Paula May and a son-in-law Lowel of Demng, and són-in-law Raymond of Amarillo, one son, William R. Snoeberg of Albuquerque granddaughter and seven great qrandchildren. Two granddaughters preceded him in death. Arrangements under the direction of Wheeler Funeral Home.

Donna L.Snoeberger,7, died at her residence here in Silver City Monday evening following an extended illness. Donna was à native of Tucumcari, and hád lived in Silver City for thepast 51/2 years. She was a student at North Silver School. Survivors include her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William L. Snoeberger; one sister, Sandra; two brothers; Gary and Kenny; maternal grandmother, Mrs. Norma Brown; paternal grandparents, Mr. ànd Mrs. Paul Snoeberger, all of Silver Cit’y; her great grandparents, Mrs. Rose Ellis of Silver City and Mrs. Roy Games of Glendale, Calif. Funeral services were held in the, Curtis Bright Funeral Chapel at 2:30.o.tn.,Wednesdav with internment following in Memory Lane Cemetery. The. Rev. Alfred C. Pace of the First United Methodist Church of Silver City officiated. Casket bearers were Richard Dinwiddie,Jarry Bright, Robert Rickerson and Gary Rouse. The family has stated that those who desire may make memorial contributions to the Grant County Cancer Fund in care of the funeral home.

SNOEBERGER Faye Games Snoeberger, 89 a former Silver~ City resident died Friday, Oct 2, She was grandfathers ranch in ‘Sherman County TX on May 12 1909 to Leyroy and Estella Pitzer Games. Her father was a farmer and carpenter. She attended schools in :Kansas,; Indiana; Colorado Texas and New Mexico. She married Paul William Snóeberger óf Sedin, N.M, ‘on~Sept~4, 1925 in Albuquerque... He was a dance musician. They ljyed in. Oklahoma, Arkansas, .Texas, Arizona; añd New Mexico During the Depression. In 1930. they moved to his parents’ farm near Sedan. In 1947 they moved.into Clayton’so ,their children might àttend better schools. In ‘1966 they moved to Silver City.’ Mrs., Snóeberger moved tÔ~~ & AmãriIló in ‘August ‘1994. Until ‘her hea1th failed” she was active, in the Federated .Woman’s Club, the, Fedérated Garden, Club, March of Dimes, Cancer Society, Extension Club, Republican Women and the’ Methodist. Church. She was preceded in death by her husband óf 58 years, Paul Snoeberger,in 1983; a’ granddaughter;’~ Donna Lin Snoeberger in 1972, a’ grandson, Michael E. Rhoton, in, 1990; and her ‘brother, John L. Gathea’ ‘in 1993, in Carson City, Nev. Survivors include three daughters, Marilyn F Goats of Silver City, and Paula B. Rhoton; and Carol Jefferson and her husband,- Raymond, of Arnarjflo; a son, William his: wile, Margatet, of Albüquerque; her sister, Dortha J. Schneider of Carson City; eight grandsons, Charles Leroy Goats a Debra of Piescott, AZ, Alan Goats, and Poreèn of Gilber AZ.,Jay Goats of Silver City,. Mark Jefferson, and Sandy and Robert Rhoton of Amarillo; and Cärl Snoeberger and his wife Kim, and Kenny.Snoe ‘of Albuqüerque; and a granddáughter, Sandra Snoeberger’ Lugan of Albuquerque. Other survivors include 12 great-grandçhildren, one: niece; two nephews, and several step-grandchildren and great- grandchilthen. She was a member of the’ Methodist Church. Private family services are pending. “Arrangements are under the direction of Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors of Amarillo, TX.

Snow: Services for Lt. Col. Daniel W. Snow, 57, of Bossier City, La. were held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 28 at Rose-Neath MarshallSt. Chapel in Shreveport. Rev. Kenneth Christy, pastor of the John Knox Presbyterian Church, where Col. Snow was a member, officiated. Burial was in Centuries Memorial Park in Shreveport with full military honors and a three plane salute. Col. Snow, born in Santa Fe, died Saturday, Oct. 24 at the Schumpert Medical Center in Shreveport following a brief illness. He was a retired U.S. Air Force pilot and was currently Chief Charter Pilot at Southern Aviation. Col. Snow, a former Eagle Scout, was a member of the Civil Air Patrol, the Quiet Birdmen Assn. and the Retired Officers Assn. He was a World War II prisoner of war. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Evelyn Snow, formerly Evelyn Pearce of Silver City; sons, Daniel W. Snow, Jr., and David L. Snow, of Shreveport, Steven M. Snow of Bossier City; daughter, Mrs. Betty Heise of Vacaville, Calif.; sisters, Mrs. Cecelia Snow Pearce of Silver City and Mrs. Vivian Derrick of Los Osos, Calif., and threegrandchildren. Pallbearers were Ray Christy, Forrest Hewitt, J.V.Morris, Dr. Laurence L'Herison, Kenneth Hardcastle, Bub Ports, Donald Crow and Taylor McRae. Honorary pallbearers: Members of the Quiet Birdmen and the Husbands of the 99's. In lieu of flowers, the family requested that donations be made to the John Knox Presbyterian Church in Shreveport or to the Heart Fund.

Snowden: Ina Pearl Snowden, of Benson, Ariz., passed away Wednesday at her residence in Benson. Mrs. Snowden was born May 25, 1920, in Santa Rita to George Riley and Elsie (Beach) Childress. She was a member of the community church of Arenas Valley, and was a homemaker. She is survived by four sons, Charles Wayne Snowden of Tacoma, Wash., Roy Lee Snowden of San Simon, Ariz., Thomas Doyle Snowden of Las Vegas, Nev., and Ronald James Snowden of San Simon; two daughters, Joann Sue Warren of Longview, Wash., and Linda Carol Lambert of Columbia, S.C.; two brothers, Richard Childress of Silver City and Marion Childress of Dallas; two sisters, Eleanor Stone of Dallas and Betty Markham of Tucson, Ariz., eight grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Snowden was predeceased by her husband, Roy Whitney Snowden, and a daughter, Dianna Jean Snowden. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Curtis-Bright Funeral Home, 210 W. College Ave., Silver City. Larry Greenaway and Kevin Gifford will officiate. Interment will follow in the Gila Cemetery in Gila. Pallbearers will be Richard Henry Grabbe, Terry Grimes, Lee Childress Jr., Buck Murphy, Alan Smith, Weldon Smith, Don Weaver, Doug Reeves, Bud Crumley and Darril Goodman. Arrangements are by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home of Silver City.

Snowden: CharlOtte Cook Snowden, 52, of San Simon, Ariz., went home to the Lord Saturday at Tucson Medical Center after a lengthy battle with cancer. Mrs. Snowden was born in Deming on June 22, 1942, to Wesley and Joy Boydston Cook, and lived a great portion of her life in and around Grant County. She met Roy Lee Snowden while she was employed at Pleasantview Guest Home in Silver City, and they were married in 1974. Although Mrs. Snowden bore no children of her own, she had one stepdaughter, and was mother to almost every child she met, including all her nieces and nephews. Preceding her in death were her parents; her oldest sister, Joy Wicks; a beloved sister-in-law; a beloved brother-in-law; and more recently, her mother-in-law, Ines Snowden. She is survived by her husband, Roy Snowden of the home; her stepdaughter, Patricia Snowden of Silver City; a brother, Wesley Cook of Las Vegas, Nev.; and six sisters, Pauline Noland • of San Simon, Brema Skinner of Casa Grande, Ariz., Bo McGee of Hurley, Sue Pirtle of Bagdad, Ariz., Bonnie Wortman of Snowflake, Ariz., and Sunni Dotson of Green Valley, Nev. Also included as survivors are numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, several aunts, an uncle, and two sisters-in-law. Cremation has taken place. Memorial services

Cole L Snyder, 65, Silver City, a veteran of World War I, passed away Sunday. Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Thelma F. Snyder; a son, Allen of Belfery, Mont.; a daughter, Mrs. Wayne Reed, Silver City; sister, Mrs. James Shaffer, Cheyenne Wells, Colo, and brother, Paul Snyder, Englewood, Colo. Graveside burial services were held at 2 p.m.’ Tuesday in the Fort· Bayard cemetery.

John Snyder,64, life-long resident of Catron County and retired rancher, diedTuesday ,at his home. Survivors include his wife, Mrs Clara Snyder; two sons,. Ernest and John, Jr, of Reserve, two daughters, Mrs D V. Dyer,. Duncan, Az and Mrs V..E. Cesand of Los Aiamos, and three brothers, Boyer Snyder, Reserve, and Vain S. Snyder, Luna. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Curtis mortuary.

SNYDER: Lee E. Snyder, 58, of Gila Hot Springs died Tuesday at his home. Mr. Snyder, a twin, was horn July 8, 1939, in Vernon, Texas, to Chancie and Mi]dred Snyder of Silver City. Mr. Snyder attended Western High School and graduated in 1958. He served 20 years in the U.S. Navy and reiired in 1978. Mr. Snyder made his home in Gila Hot Springs. He is survived by his twin sister and brother-in-law, Lenna and Bill Onda of Silver City; his brother, Charles Fields, and his wife, Amelia; and his sisters, Pat Barnhill and Ruth Kri~v~ucha, and her husband. Robert. Mr. Snyder is also survived by seven nephews, two nieces, and eight great-nieces and nephews. Mc. Snyder will he greatly missed by his family and ~icnds. A memorial service will he held at Baca’s Fiineral Chapels Friday at 9 in the morning. In lieu of howevers, donations may he made to Development Department, P.O. Box 5000, Boys Ranch, NM 87002-5000. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive. Phone 388-2334.Thompson Maxine Mae

Melvin Leroy Snyder, 19, of Silver City, was killed last Saterday in Pueblo, Cob., while painting a smokestack at an industrial plant. He was working with another youth at the time. A scaffolding broke and both workers plunged to their death. Survivers are his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Roy A. Snyder and a brother, Randy of Silver City; paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. James B. Snyder, Deming, and maternal grandmother, Mrs. Lillian Middleton, Los Angeles. Funeral services were held Tuesday at 1 p.m. at the Curtis Mortuary chapel, conducted by Mansel V. Mortensen of the Church of Latter Day Saints. Burial was in the Gila Mesa Cemetery.

Mrs Lillian G Snider,72,a resident of Silver City for 50 years, passed away Sunday at the Pleasant View Rest Home, following a long illness. She was the widow of Bert Snider, custodian for many years of the Grant County Courthouse, who died in 1942. For many years Mrs. Snider owned and operated the Snider Motor Court. Survivors are a daughter, Mrs. Mary Agnes Haymes of Albuquerque, and a son, Bert Snider, Jr., who is in the U. S. Navy in Korean waters; three grandchildren; nine sisters, Mrs. Addle Thomas of Llano, Tex.; Mrs. Alta Hickson. Ontario, Calif; Mrs. Carmen Briggs, Lampasas, Tex.; Mrs. Jessie Hornsby and Mrs. Sydney Smith of Austin, Tex.; Mrs. Inez Black, Fort Worth, Tex..; Mrs. Edna James and Mrs. Mildred Byrum, Brown-wood, Tex.,, and Mrs. Lola Shaw of Cincinnati. Ohio; three brothers, Drayton Smith and Albert Smith of Johnson City, Tex., and Walton Smith of Idabelle, Okla. Funeral services were held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the First Methodist Church, the Rev. James G. Wayne conducting the rites. Burial was in the family plot in Memory Lane Cemetery, the Curtis Mortuary directing internment.

Nathan. D Snyder, 71, a native of Leesvllle, Ia., died at the Fort Bayard State Hospital. Saturday. He was a World War I veteran and following his service, had worked in construction’ for.DuPont powder Company in the East prior to his retirement because of health reasons. Mr. Snyder Is survived by his widow, Mrs. Golda Snyder of Silver City; a brother,- R. E. Snyder of Alta Vista, Va.; three sisters, Mrs. Natalie Burgess, Mrs. W’.. L. Creasy and Mrs. W. H. Johnson, all of Alta Vista. Graveside services were held at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Fort Bayard Cemetery, the Rev. Samuel Thompson of the First Presbterlan Church conducting the rites.

SNYDER: Mrs. Clara May Snyder, 68, 43-year resident of Luna, Catron County, died at her home Tuesday. Survivors are her husband, Vain Snyder, of Luna; a son, George, of Bloomfield; three daughters, Mrs. Olive Fortune of Carbondale, Colo., Mrs. Barbara Jenkins of Winslow, Ariz., and Mrs. Jane S. Gray of Bayard; 13 grandchildren; a brother, Dwight Mangum of Magdalena; and a sister, Mrs. Laura Lambson of St. Johns, Ariz. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints at Luna, with burial. Serving as pallbearers were Tom Lee Kiehne, Buford Hulse, Chris Derrick, G. N. Allred, Jr., Richard Allred and Loyal Reynolds.

Snyder: Clema E. Snyder, 89, died Monday, April 21, in Hillcrest General Hospital. Mrs. Snyder was born in Troy Mills, Iowa and was a resident of Silver City at the time of her death. She is survived by her husband, Ruben Snyder of Silver City, two daughters, Kathryn Venita Jones of Williamsburg, N.M. Beryl Bush of Durango, Colorado, four sons, Clair A. Snyder of Estacada, Oregon, Clyde L. Snyder of Alamogordo, Clifford B. Snyder of El Paso, J. Dale Snyder of Coos Bay, Oregon, two sisters, Ann Adams of Iowa City, Iowa, Elva Hendricks of Center POint, Iowa, eleven grandchildren, nineteen great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Graveside funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Masonic Cemetery with David Strain officiating. Serving as pallbearers were the Silver City Lodge No. 8 of A.F.& A.M.

SNYDER: Gladys I. Snyder, 92, of Tiffin, Ohio, died Saturday in Tiffin. She was born June 22, 1904, in Silver City, the daughter of Frank and Isabell Zina Jones. She graduated from high school in Tucson, Ariz., in 1922 and attended agriculture college in New Mexico. She received teacher training in Las Cruces and worked in the business office and circulation Advertiser from1926-66. She was married Feb. 13, 1925, in Los Angeles to Dr. Lon E. Snyder. Her husband preceded her in death March 7, 1988. Mrs. Snyder was also predeceased by two brothers, Edward and Francis Jones. Survivors are two nieces, Ellen Barrows of Si!ver City and Leona Rice of Cliff. Services were to be held this morning in Tiffin.

Snyder: Mrs. Golda A. Snyder, long-time former resident of Silver City, died Sept. 3 in Sierra Vista, Arizona. She was born Dec. 4,1895, in LaGrange, Indiana. She was a veteran of WWI, having served in the Army Nurse Corps. Funeral services were held Mondayin Hamilton Funeral Home Chapel, Alamagordo, N.M. Funeral servicesconducted by Rev. Tim Weist were held with full military honors inFt. Bayard Cemetery. She had no children. She was survived by four nephews; Lee Arklee, Richard Arklee, Albert Arklee, and Jim Turley; three nieces, Rose Mary Turley, Wayne Briley, and Gwen Turley, and a sister-in-law, Eda Turley.

Snyder: Chief Master Sergeant James A. Snyder, a 25 year veteran of the United

Snyder: James B. Snyder, 85, died December 16 in Prescott, AZ. Snyder was a native of Datil, and spent most of his life in New Mexico, where he was engaged in the farming and ranching business.He was a veteran of World War I, serving in the Army. Mr. Snyder was preceded in death by his wife, Edna, in 1966. He is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Helen Stockwell of Tacoma, WA. and five sons, Charles of Eager, AZ., Roy of Silver City, John of Alpine, AZ., William of Luna, and James of Tokyo, Japan. Survivors also include 11 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren, and one brother, Vain G. Snyder of Luna. Funeral services were December 20 with Bishop Hal Keeler and Bishop Mancel Mortenson of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints officiating. Interment followed in the Mesa Cemetery in Gila with the Allingham Golding Post No. 8 of the American Legion conducting military graveside services. Pallbearers were Jim Shilton, Jack Pearce, Jay Long, Gene Stailey,Randy Snyder and Sid Snyder.

Snyder: Mary L. Snyder, 83, of Reserve passed away Friday in Longmont, Colo. She was born May 17, 1908, to Walter Pollock Lupton and Mary O'Mahoney Lupton on the O'Mahoney Ranch in LubbockCounty, Texas. She was 17 years old when she took a teaching job in Luna. On Jan. 1, 1930, she married Roy Marvin Snyder of Reserve. The couple had five children. She was preceded in deathby a daughter, Katherine Patricia "Patty," and a son, Michael "Mickey" O'Mahoney. She is survived by two sons, William K. Snyder and his wife, Patsy, of Albuquerque, and Walter Allen Snyder and his wife, Gerry, of Santa Fe; a daughter, Mary Lour Merdian and her husband, Tony, of Lafayette, Colo.; a daughter-in-law, Shirley Snyder of Albuquerque; four sisters, Elizabeth Owen of Lubbock, Texas, Jean Lynch of Berkeley, Calif., Louise Crockett of Fort Worth, Texas, and Katherine Kimes of Birmingham, Ala.; two brothers, Walter Lupton of Shallowater, Texas, and Richard Lupton of Hereford, Texas; 19 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Funeral Mass was celebrated Tuesdayat 11 a.m. at the St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Reservce with the Rev. Pat Wedeking officiating. Interment was in the Reserve Cemetery. Pallbearers were Shannon Lunsford, Scott Lunsford, Roy Snyyder, Pat Snyder, Russell Snyder and Clay Snyder. Friends may make contributions in Mrs. Snyder's name to the St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Reserve or the Reserve Senior Citizens Center. Arrangements were by Steadman-Hall Funeral Home of Socorro

Snyder: Funeral services were held for Mrs. Mildred F. Snyder, 71, who passed away in Southwestern Hospital, El Paso, Feb. 5 at the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel Monday, with the Rev. Ed Terry of Las Cruces officiating. Mrs. Snyder was native of Thomasville Ga., and had lived in Grant County for the past 41 years. She attended Georgia State College for women and taught in the Cartersville, Ga,. schools. She received a degree in dietetics from Emery University and was a dietician at the V.A. Hospital at Fort Bayard and Biloxi, Miss. She was an active member of the Silver City Women's Club and a member of the Sixth Street Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, Chancie L. Snyder, Silver City; a son, Lee who is in the U.S. Navy Air Corps in Virginia Beach, Va,; one daughter, Mrs. Lena S. Onda of Roswell; and three grandchildren.

Snyder: Roy Allen Snyder, 68, a longtime resident of the Silver City area, died Monday at his home. He was born Nov. 20, 1922, in Blue River, Ariz. He retired from Phelps Dodge Corp. as a heavy equipment operator. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Silver City. Memorial services will be held Thursday afternoon at 2 in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels with Gene and Gary Stailey officiating. He was cremated by Baca's Mimbres Crematorium. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to a favorite charity. Survivors include his wife, Nonna "Midge" Snyder of Silver City; a son, Allen R. Snyder of Silver City; three brothers, Hess Snyder of Luna, John Snyder of Alpine, Ariz., and Melvin Wright of Park City, Utah; a sister, Helen Stockwell of Tacoma, Wash.; and two grandsons, James Michaeland Douglas Allen Snyder of Silver City. He was preceded in deathby a son, Melvin Leroy Snyder in 1963. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Snyder: Roy M. Snyder, 81, died at Hillcrest Hospital, Thursday, November 14 following an extended illness. Snyder was a native ofPaducah, TX., and had lived in the Reserve area for the past 77 years. He was a rancher and retired from the New Mexico Game and Fish Department. He was a veteran of World War I. Survivors include his wife Mary of Reserve; three sons, William of Taos, Walter of Santa Fe and Michael of Natchez, MS.; two daughters, Miss Katherine Snyder of Reserve and Mrs. Mary Louise Lunsford of Oklahoma City, OK.; two brothers, Vain of Luna and James of Prescott, AZ.; several nieces and nephews and 19 grandchildren. Funeral Mass was recited in the St. Frances Catholic Church in Reserve and interment followed in the Reserve Cemetery.

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Snyder: Van G. Snyder, 90, died Sunday in the Fort Bayard MedicalCenter. Mr. Snyder came from a pioneer family who settled and ranched in Blue River, Ariz., for 19 years. He had lived in Luna and had been Catron County deputy sheriff for many years. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Third Ward, in Luna. Mr. Snyder was active in church work and worked with young people. He was a most kind, gentle, peace-loving man who never sweared. He is survived by his wife, Elsie Snyder of Tucson, Ariz.; three daughters, Olive Fortune of Tucson, Barbara Jenkins of Holbrook, Ariz., and Jane Gray of Bayard; one son, George Vain Snyder of Luna; 14 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Mr. Snyder was preceded in death by his first wife, Clara Snyder, in 1965; and by a son, Robert Allen. Funeral services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Luna. Bishop George Gibbons will officiate. Interment will follow in the Luna Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Cecil Rhett Black, Daniel Estrada, Chuck Gray, Richard Gray, Delton Jenkins, Dean Nicolds, Carlton Snyder and Linden Snyder. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be his many great-grandsons. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Family History Center for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Silver City. Arrangements are by the Wheeler Funeral Home.

SOCOLOFSKY: Albert Socolofsky, 85, of Las Cruces died Sunday at Memorial Medical Center. Arrangements are pending with Getz Funeral Home.

Soehle: William Soehle, 67, who served as mayor of Silver City for six terms, 1958-1965, died Tuesday afternoon in Hillcrest General Hospital. He suffered a stroke in his home Monday night and was hospitalized Tuesday a.m. Coming to Silver City in 1944 Mr. Soehle became active in business and was a civic leader of the community. For 23 years he owned and managed the White House Department Store, one of Silver City's largest and successful retail businesses. During his terms as mayor, the Soehle administration carried out a program of continuous progress for Silver City. Completed were major municipal projects, including street paving expansion of the Water Department, the establishment of a Memorial Recreation Park, golf course and the creation of other urgently needed improvements in the community. Mr. Soehle was born in Germany and served in the Imperial German Army during World War I. He migrated to the United States in 1927and established and operated an Indian Trading Post in northern New Mexico for some years, before coming to Silver City. Survivors are his widow, Mrs. Leona Soehle; a daughter, Mrs. Norman Ward, and a son, Burton Thatcher, both residents of Albuquerque, and five grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Curtis Mortuary Chapel, the Rev. Don W. Schmidt, of the Messiah Lutheran Church, conducting the rites. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery in Albuquerque. During the funeral services the City Hall was closed as a tribute to the former mayor.

Gilbert 0. Sogge, :92, of Duncan, Ariz, died. Friday, July 1 in the Veteran’s Administration . Hospital, Tucson.. Sogge was a veteran of. World War I serving with the U~S. Army. He is survived by one, daughter, Cordelia Louise Hill of Duncan; two granddaughters ‘and five great-grandchildren Graveside services were conducted by the chaplain, and full military honors were afforded by American Legion Allingham-Golding Post No. 18 onTuesday, July. 5 in ilver City. Arrangements by Curight Funeral Home.

SOIKE: Anna May Soike, 93, of Lordsburg passed away Saturday, May 16, at her residence. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday at 2 p.m. in Lordsburg Funeral Home. The Rev. Kevin Phillips conducted the service. Interment was in Mountain View Cemetery. Mrs. Soike was born Aug. 7, 1904, in Marionville, Mo., the daughter of Henry M. Bartlett and Emma C. Moser Bartlett. She was married to Walter Soike. She is survived by a son, Charles Schulte, and his wife, Patricia, of San Miguel, Mexico; a sister, Cora Kirby of Lordsburg; six grandchildren, Mary Bailey and her husband, Darrell, of Hickory Creek, Texas, Mark Schulte and his wife, Laura, of Garland. Texas, Fred Schulte of Lake Dallas, Texas, Justin Schulte and his wife, Cathy, of Mesquite, Texas, Martha Ovellette and her husband, Fred, of Pearland, Texas, and Laura Sc1~iulte of Farmers Branch, Texas; and two nieces, Debra Bailey and her husband, Calvin, of Las Cruces, and Johnell Barkley and her husband, Dennis, of Lake Dallas. Pallbearers were Darrell Bailey, Mark Schulte, Fred Schulte, Dennis Barkley, Scott Bailey and Taylor Barkley. Honorary bearers were Herbert Salcedo, E.M. Fisher, Bill Helbig, Jim Culberson and Art Mallot. Lordsburg Funeral Home was in charge of services.

Solenberger: E.K. "Gus" Solenberger, a retired U.S. Navy captain, died Sunday, Jan 24, in McGuire Veterans Medical Center, in Petersburg, Va. Born in North Dakota, he had resided in Petersburg for 25 years. He attended high school in the Panama Canal Zone. Capt. Solenberger was a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and he also held degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the University of Chicago and Duke University. During his career in the Navy, he served 33 months in the Far East, including 18 months marooned up the Yangtze River while Japanese forces invaded China. He also served with the North Atlantic Treat Organization in the Netherlands. Among his survivors are his wife of 54 years, Marjorie Z. Solenberger; and his sons, Dr. John Solenberger of Wilmington, Del., Lt. Col. Robert Solenberger, M.D., USA Medical Corps of San Antonio, Texas, and Dr. Thomas Solenberger of Silver City. A memorial service will be held Sunday, Feb. 7, in Petersburg. A service and interment, with full military honors, will be held at a later date at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions to the Southside Chapter, American Red Cross, Petersburg, Va.

Solis: Rosalio Solis, formerly of Vanadium, passed away Tuesday, July 19, at Kaiser Hospital in Sacramcnto, Calif. He is survived by his wife, Erncstina Roybal Soils, formerly of Mimbres; three daughters and one son, all of California; four sisters, Emma Gallegos of Vanadium, Ruth Dalton of Bayard, Carolina Ramsey of Grants and Virginia Prink of quaker Hill, Conn.; and by numerous nieces and nephcws in Grant County. Funcral arrangements are pending at Mount Verment Memorial Park Funeral Home in Fair Oaks, Calif.

Manuel G.,Soliz, 86, a retired ‘rancher who was born in Faywood and had resided all his life in Grant County, died this week at the Ft. Bayard Hospital. Surviving the deceased are three sons, Frank and Ramon So-liz of Faywood and Jesus Soliz of Hurley; two daughters, Mrs. Concepcion S. Marquez of Deming and Mrs. Carmen S. Chavez of Gardena, Calif.; and 23 grandchildren. Rosary services were conducted Tuesday evening in the home of the deceased. The funeral Mass was held Wednesday at 1 p. m. in Faywood at St. Joseph’s Church with the Rev. Fr. Carl Nieset officiating. Burial followed in the Faywood cemetery.

Mrs. Emma H. Soliz, 52, a resident of Hurley, passed away Saturday at the family home after an illness of several months. Survivors are her husband, Frank Y. Soliz; two sons, Frank, Jr., Hayden, ArIz,, and Ramon, Los Angeles; five daughters, Mrs. Antonio Parra, Hurley; Mrs. Pablo Rodriguez, Mrs. Willie Enriquez, Los Angeles; Mrs. David Avalos, Hurley and Mis. Erenia Holguin, Hatch; two sisters and two brothers. Rosary services were held Sunday at the Curtis Mortuary chapel. Mass was said Monday at 10 a.m. at the Hurley Catholic Church, the Rev. Ramon Estivill officiating. Burial was in the Hurley cemetery.

Funeral services for Mrs. Priscilia Soliz Vigil, 34 were held Thursday morning at 9AM at the Hurley Catholic. Church. Burial in the Hurley cemetery followed funeral mass. Mrs. Vigil, was found dead, in her home Wednesday morning. An inquest in the Justice of the Peace court of Verda K. Bryan found that she had died of nàtural causes. She had lived in Grant County all her life. She is survived by her husband, Henry; four sons, Steve, Samuel, Charles and Anthony two daughters, Edwiges and Josephine, all of Hurley two brothers, J. B. Soliz, Hurley, and Ramon Soliz, Dwyer two sisters, Mrs. Concepion Marquez, Deming, and Miss Carmen Soliz, Dwyer and her parents Mr. and Mrs. Manuel Soliz of Dwyer. Funeral arranements were under the direction of Cox Mortuary..

Soliz: Belinda C. Soliz, 43, a resident of Fort Bayard died Sunday at Fort Bayard Medical Center. Services are pending. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Soliz: Belinda Chavez Soliz entered eternal rest Sunday at Fort Bayard Medical Center. She was 43. She was born in Silver City on July 15, 1952 to Jose Salazar and Socorro Chavez Garza. She grew up in Santa Rita and later moved to Bayard when her family along with many others were forced to relocate due to the expansion of the copper pit. She is survived by her daughter, Marissa Bernadette Esqueda, and her husband, Eddie, and their daughter, Marysa Rose Esqueda, all of Las Cruces. She is also survived by her mother, Socorro C. Garza, and her stepfather, Hector of Sunnyvale, Calif.; her father, Jose Salazar of San Bernardino, Calif.; three brothers, Louis Angel "Sonny" Chavez of Morgan Hill, Calif. and Angel Salazar and Joey Salazar, both of San Bernardino; her aunts, Martina Lardizabal, Carmen Mesa and Eulalia Hernandez; and her uncles, Gabino Gallardo, Macario Chavez and Nicolas Chavez. She was preceded in death by her husband, Manuel P. "Meme" Soliz, and her grandparents, Porfirio and Alberta Chavez. Visitation will be held from 4-6 p.m. Wednesday at Baca's Funeral Chapels. The prayer vigil will follow at six with the Rev. Sam Garcia reciting the rosary. The Mass of resurrection will be celebrated Thursday morning at ten at Santa Clara Catholic Church in Central with the Rev. Mike Lindsay officiating. The rite of committal and burial will follow at the Hanover Cemetery. Serving as casket bearers will be Dennis Chavez, Nick Chavez, Michael Hernandez, Reynaldo Soliz, James Trujillo and Christopher Soto. Honorary casket bearers are her many cousins, nieces and nephews. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Soliz: Mrs. Filomena M. Soliz, 66, died at Hillcrest Hospital Sunday evening following an extended illness. Mrs. Soliz was a native of Silver City and had lived in Grant County all her life. Her husband, Cipriano, preceded her in death in February, 1972. Survivors include one son, Ricardo of Phoenix, Ariz., three daughters, Mrs. Dora Sierra and Mrs. Betty Silva, both of Hurley, and Mrs. Sylvia Peru of Silver City; 16 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; three brothers and one sister. Funeral arrangements by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Soliz; Francisco Baca Soliz, 70, lifetime resident of Faywood died at his home suddenly Monday evening. He was born January 26, 1914 in Dwyer and was an Army Veteran. He was a communicant of San Jose Catholic Church. Rosary services were held at Baca's Wheeler Funeral Chapel. Funeral Mass was at San Jose Catholic Church in Faywood Cemetery. Fr. Richard Hinojal officiated and interment followed at the Faywood Cemetery. Survivors include one sister, Carmen Chavez of Faywood and a brother, Ramon Soliz of Roswell; many nieces and nephews. Pallbearers were Gene and Joe Soliz, Larry Marquez, Jamie Soliz, Steve Chavez and Charlie Vigil. Baca's Wheeler Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.

Soliz: Fransisco Y. Soliz, 82, died Aug. 25 in Brea, Calif. He was born Sept. 7, 1904 in Mimbres and lived in Grant County most of his life except for the last year. He retired from Chino Mines in 1969. He is survived bytwo sons, Frank Soliz of Fullerton, Calif.;five daughters, Natalia Soliz of Hurley, Connie Rodriguez of Monte, Calif.; Reina Enriquez of Placentia, Calif.; Hilda Martinez of Brea, and Isabel Placencio of Anaheim, Calif.; 22 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren. and three great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Emma Soliz, in October 1961. Rosary Recitation was Thursday, Aug. 27, in Neels Mortuary in Brea. Mass of the Resurrection was Friday in the St. Angela Merici Catholic Church in Brea. Interment followed in Queen of Heaven Cemetary in Rowland Heights. Pallbearers were his grandsons, Billy Enriquez, Kenny Enriquez, Bobby Enriquez, Bobby Soliz,Jeffrey Placencio, Ronnie Enriquez, Eddie Soliz; a great-grandson, Robert Breman; and his son-in-law Alfonso Martinez. Neels Brea Mortuary in Brea was in charge of arrangements.

Soliz; Jimmy Madrid Soliz, 25, a smelter employed at Hurley, died instanly early Monday morning in North Hulrey, from a bullet wound in his head. At a coroner's inquest held by Peace Justice Bob Johnson, the jury returned a verdict of " death by a gunshot wound, self inflicted." Soliz was a vetrain, serving in the army from 1955 to 1957. Surviving are his wife, two daughters, Bety and Rosemary; two sisters, Mrs. Stella Molando and Erlinda Soliz, Hurleyl; a step sister, Isabella Garcia, and his mother, Mrs. Rebecca Madrid Garcia, both residing at LOaLuna N.M. Furneal services were held Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. in the American Legion at HUrley. Burial took place in the Hurley cementery under the direction of the Cox Mortuary. Full military honors were accorded at the grave.

 Soliz: Manuel P. Soliz, 22, died May 8 in Las Cruces. Mr. Soliz was a life long resident of this community being born in Santa Rita. He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jesus B. Soliz of Hurley; three brothers: James of Worthington, Ohio; Antonio of Key West, Fla.; and Reynaldo of Hurley; a sister, Miss Virginia Soliz of Hurley. Rosary services were said at the Infant Jesus Catholic Church at 7;30 p.m. with the Rev. Fr. Phillip Van Englelen officiating. Mass was recited Monday at 11:00 a.m. in the Infant Jesus Catholic Church with the Rev. Fr. John Anderson of Las Cruces officiating. Interment followed in the Hurley Cemetery. The Curtis-Bright Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

SOLIZ: Valente Soliz, a former resident of Silver City, died last week in San Francisco, where he had lived in recent years. He is survived by his wife and several children. The deceased was the uncle of Mrs. Teodora Cisneros and Mrs. Felicita Madrid of Silver City.

SOLIZ: Ramon Baca Soliz, 68, a lifelong resident: of Mimbres, passed away Thurs

Soltero: Henry A. Soltero, 75, passed away at his residence in Hurley, November 8. Mrs. Soltero was a native of Morenci, AZ., and had lived in Grant Couty for the past 38 years. He was a retired mechanic for Kennecott Copper Corporation. Survivors include his wife, Ursula of Hurley; one son, Fred of Santa Fe; four grandchildren; and one sister, Mrs. Enriquetta Torres of Albuquerque, NM.

Soltero: Hope Diaz Soltero, 67, a homemaker and resident of Hurley, entered into rest Tuesday at Gila Regional Medical Center.She was born in Hurley on Aug. 14, 1926, to the late Manuel and Navora (Angel) Diaz. She was a communicant of Infant Jesus Roman Catholic Church. Calling hours were held from 4-5pm. Friday at Baca's Funeral Chapels with visitation at Infant Jesus Church starting at 6 p.m. The prayer vigil started at 7. The funeral liturgy began at 9 this morning at Infant Jesus Church with the Rev. John Jesseaume officiating. The rite of committal followed atHurley Cemetery, where she was laid to rest. Survivors include her husband of 49 years, Victor R. Soltero of the home; a son, Victor Soltero Jr. of Tijeras; her daughters, Priscilla Ceshkovsky of Fountain Valley, Calif., Ylonda Espinosa of Tucson, Ariz., Simona Bibby of Carlsbad, Christina Hamilton of Las Vegas, Nev., and Betty Kimbrough of Las Cruces; four sisters, Mary Rodriguez, MollyMartinez and Aurora Galindo, all of Silver City, and Erma Diaz of Yorba Linda, Calif.; and two brothers, Samuel Diaz of El Paso, Texas, and Raul Diaz of Silver City. Eleven granchildren also survive her. Casket bearers were her daughters. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Levi F Solva, 73, of El Paso, World War I veteran, died Sunday at Fort Bayard Veterans Hospital. Funeral services were held Tuesday in the Fort Bayard chapel, followed by burial in the Fort Bayard cemetery under direction of the Wheeler Mortuary of Deming.

Solvesky: Andrew Solvesky, 76, of Silver City passed away Tuesdayat the Tucson, Ariz,. Veterans Administration Hospital. Mr. Solvesky was born Dec. 13, 1915, in Hillsville, Pa., to Michael and Mary (Schwenk) Solvesky, Mr. Solvesky as retired from the United States Air Force. He servced during World War II and the Korean War. He also took part in the Berlin Airlift. Mr Solvesky helped develop the ejection seat used in military fighter planes, an advancement which has helped save many pilots' lives. He also developed a full aircraft jacking system for the B-36 bomber. He received his bachelor's and master's degrees from Arizona State University. He did postraduate work at Northern Arizona University, where he was the second person in the country to receive a vocational arts master's dgree. Mr Solvesky was a member of the First Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of latter-day Saints. He is survived by his wife, Joyce (Hayes) Solvesky of Silver City; two sons George C. Solvesky and Michael A. Solvesky, both of Phoenix; a daughter, Karla K. Christensen of Utah; a brother, Joseph Solvesky of Struther, Ohio; four sister, Caroline Dungan of Hillsville, Rose Erskine of Newfoundland, Pa,. Sophia Eakin of Broadmore, Ohio, and Helen Volk of Hillsville; andeight grandchildren. Graveside services will be held Friday at 10a.m. at Frot Bayard National Cemetery with full military honors. Bishop Jerry McDonald will officiate. Contributions in memory of Mr. Solvesky may be made to the Volunteer Service Fund, in care of the Tucson Veterans Administration Hospital, Tucson, Ariz. Arrangements are by Dannible's Chapel of the Roses of Silver City.

Mrs: ‘Ida Iris Somerville, 61,who had been a resident of Bayard for the past six months, died Wednesday moning at Hillcrest. General Hospital in Silver City. She was a former resident of Buena Park, Calif., and a native of Duncan, Okla. Survivors include the husband of the decéased’ Harry F. SomervilIe of Anaheim, “Calif.; a dáüghter, Mrs. James Lett of Bayard and two grandchildren, and four sisters. The Rev. Bill Foster of the First Baptist Church of Bayard’ officiated at the funeral service Friday in the chapel of the Curtis Mortuary. The remains we sent to Chaney Funeral Home at McAlester, Okla., for internment ‘in the Oak Hill Cemetery.

Funeral arrangements at the Curtis Mortuary for Adolf (Dutch) Sommers, 83, who diet Sunday at Hillcrest Hospital. He had lived In Silver City 43 years and prior to retiring some years ago was a garage mechanic and rnachinist Nearest of kin Is a son, Leonard Sommers of Enid, Okla., who will attend the Last rites of his father.

Funeral services, for Mrs. Adolph Sommers, who died June 10 at the hospital here, were held last Saturday morning. Mrs Sommers was born in Gonzales Texas, May 10, 1896. She Came to New Mexico as a child. She was a member of the Baptist church and active in the VFW. She was married in Douglas Az. and lived for a time in Mexico, where her husband was employed as a mechanic for a mining company. She is survived by her husband; two sons, Leonard and Willard, both of Silver City; and a brother, Willard Doney, of Stillwater Ok. Rites were conducted by the Rev. Wilso L. Akins and were held at Cox motuary. Burial was in Silver City cemetary.

Songer; John Roscoe Songer, died May 29, at his home in Hurley. Songer was a retired carpenter and had made his home in this area for the past 11 years. He is survived by his wife Alene of the home, a son Larry Songer of Albuquerque; daughter, Hela Jean Cooper of Silver City; two brothers, Dwight Songer of Alamogordo and Ralph Songer of Missouri;a sister, Mildred Lutz of Florida; five grandchildren and one great grandchild. Graveside services were conducted at Memory Lane Cemetery June 2 with David Strain presiding. Pallbearers were Richard Danley, Bob Robbins, Pink Maynard, Crag Cooper, Clay Cooper, and Brad Cooper. All arrangements by the Wheeler Funeral Home.

Sontag; Paul Thomas Sontag, 25, passed away at his residence in Silver City, Wednesday, June 20. He was born January 2, 1959 in Payson, Az and was the son of Harry O. and Alline Brown Sontag. Mr. Sontag was a jeweler, employed by Blackwell's in Silver City. Survivors include his parents, Harry and Alline Sontag of Silver City; a sister, Susan Deininger of Cleveland, Tenn; two brothers, Harry A. Sontag of Silver City and Steven P. Sontag of El Dorado Hills, Calif; three nephews, Harry Lee Sontag, Ryan Sontag, and Keith Deininger; maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Brown of Charlotte Harbor, Fla; and his paternal grandmother Leonie A. Sontag of Milwaukee, Wis. A Memorial Service was held Monday, June 25, at the First United Methodist Church with Rev. Jim Wilson and Rev. David Saucier officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that contributions be made to the Silver City Museum. Arrangements are by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Mrs. ‘Almeda Oberg, left by plane Saturday for Iowa after receiving word of the death of her mother, Mrs Hilda Soper shortly before noon Friday. Funeral services set for Monday at the Boothby Mortuary at Cherokee iowa. Mrs Oberg was accompanied by her son, Harold Oberg, Daily Press employee. Mrs soper, 91, who had been in ill health for some time, died of pneumonia. Survivors, other than Mrs Oberg, include a son, J H Soper; Miss Carrie Soper; two grandsons, Harold and Carl Oberg and four great grandchildren.

Sorelle: Mrs. Nellie Sorelle of San Lorenzo died Sunday morning at Hillcrest Hospital. Mrs. Sorelle had resided here for the past ten years. She was the widow of the late Frank Sorelle. She is survived by two sons, Jerry Sorelle of Cleburn, Tex., and Roger Sorelle of San Lorenzo two daughters, Mrs. Clara Susan McCardle of Las Cruces and Miss Suzanna Sorelle of San Lorenzo; and two grandchildren. Funeral services were held in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home Chapel Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. with the Rev. C.M. Henderson of the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd officiating. Interment followed in Memory Lane Cemetery. Casket bearers were Benny Ortiz, Keo Dell, Bob Rideout, Jack Kennedy, Joe Hurley and Raymond Curtis.

Sorells: Seigel Warren Sorells, 77, of Clifton, Ariz., died Sunday in San Manuel, Ariz. He was born in Halfway, Ark., and went to the Clifton-Morenci, Ariz., area from Bromied, Okla., in 1942. He was a retired mine supervisor for Phelps Dodge, Southern Peru Copper Co., and Magma Copper Co. He was a member of the Shepherd of the Hills Church of Morenci. He is survived by his wife, Faye Vera Sorells of Clifton; daughters, Phelsadine Herefordof Oracle, Ariz., and Patricia Downing of San Manuel; sons, Seigel Waren Sorells Jr. of Page, Ariz., and Don Sorells of Clifton; 16 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Friday, Oct. 30 at 10 a.m. at the Shepherd of the Hills Church. Burial will be at the Duncan Cemetery in Duncan, Ariz. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to the memorial fund of the Shepherd of the Hills Church, P.O. Box 1212, Morenci, Ariz.85540. Arrangements are by Adair Funeral Homes, Avalon Chapel, Tucson, Ariz., and Caldwell Funeral Home of Safford, Ariz.

Soriano: Veronica Ann Herrera Soriano, 32, a longtime Bayard resident, entered life eternal Wednesday. She was born March 23, 1960, in Silver City. She was a member of the Catholic Church, and was employed as a legal aid counselor for the state of New Mexico. She was very active with many public service organizations, with a lot of time spent working with the elderly. Calling hours will be Sunday from 3-9 p.m. in Baca's Hillcrest 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 Cahtolic Church in Bayard with the Rev. Tom Fogarty officiating. The rite of committal will follow at Memory Lane Cemetery, where she will be laid to rest. Survivors include her husband, Dan Soriano of Rio Rancho; two daughters, Heather Herrera and Michelle Soriano, both of Rio Rancho; her parents, Manuel Herrera and Marie Garcia, both of Bayard; a brother, Maurice Herrera of El Paso, Texas; a stepbrother, Nick Contor of Silver City; and two stepsisters, Christine Herrera of Bisbee, Ariz., and Julie Contor of Bayard. She is also survived by numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Casket bearers will be Michael Zamora, Robert Soriano, Ray Soriano, Sal Lopez, Sammy Lopez and Casper Placencio. Honorary bearers will be Raul Soriano, Rudy Herrera, Nick Herrera, Larry Pineda, Phillip Salazar, Edward Soriano, Arnold Soriano, Sam Soriano, Joe Abril and Manuel Romo. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Sosaya: Evelyn Rios Sosaya, 51, died of bronchial pneumonia on Wednesday at University Hospital in Albuquerque. She was born June 28, 1941, in Las Vegas. She moved to Bayard 25 years ago. Mrs. Sosaya was a homemaker. She is survived by her mother, Alice Lardizabal of Tucson, Ariz.; two sons, David Orlando Rios, Jr. and Robert Edwin Rios, both of Tucson; a daughter, Denise Rios Varela of Bayard; two brothers, Joe Armijo of Tucson and Thomas Coca of Florence, Ariz.; two stepsisters, Anna L. Chavez of Deming and Lydia L. Chavez of Tucson; one grandson, Jovi-Bon Orlando Rios of Tucson; and several uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces and cousins. She was preceded in death by her husband, David Orlando Rios Sr., in 1972; a son, Michael Adam Sosaya in 1969; her stepfather, Pedro Lardizabal; a brother, Florence Coca; and a stepbrother, Manuel Lardizabal. Visitation will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Curtis- Bright Funeral Chapel in Silver City. The funeral servicewill begin at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Alfred Gonzales officiating. Interment will follow in the Hurley Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Armando Amador, Jose Armijo Jr., Jose De La Torre, Robert E. Rios, Wayne Medina and Luis Rosales. Honorary pallbearers are Joe Armijo Sr., Eddie Armijo, Richard Marquez, Brian Romero and Dominic Romero. Arrangements are by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home of Silver City.

Sosaya: Mariano L. Sosaya, 63, died at Hillcrest Hospital Feb. 24.Sosaya was a lifelong resident of Grant Coutry. He is survived by his wife, Maria of Silver City, six sons, Robert and Johnny of Bayard, Richard, Mariano, Jr., Mraio and Alex all of Silver City, two daughter, Rosalinda and Patricia Sosaya, both of Silver City and six grandchildren. Also surviving are three brother, Manuel, Alcerio and Alonso Sosaya, and three sisters, Natalia, Clara and Isabel, all of Visellia, Calif.

SOTO: Angel David Soto, 48, died Tuesday in Silver City. He was born in San Francisco Del Oro, Chihuahua, Mexico, and was a longtime resident of Grant County. He is survived by his wife, Manuela Murillo of Silver City; two daughters, Diana Gonzalez and Lisa Soto of Hanford, Calif.; three sons, Enrique, Angel and Daniel Soto of Hanford; his mother, Sole-dad Flores, and one sister, Lourdes Flores, both of El Paso, Texas; and two brothers, Luis Lujan and Hector Soto, both of Delicias, Chihuahua, Mexico. Rosary recitation will be held at 7:30 tonight in the Wheeler Funeral Home chapel with Deacon Johnnie Perez Officiating. Mass of the resurrectu)n will he celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday in the St. Vrancis Newman Center with the Rev. Meichor Dano officiating. Interment will follow in the Catholic Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Manny Padilla, Claudio Padilla, Carlos Chavez, Norman Arcilano. George Arcilano and Arturo Acosta. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Ralph, Rudy and Danny Murillo, Vicente Marquez, Henry Holguin, Alex Jasso and Ronnie Martinez. Arrangements are by the Wheeler Funeral home.

SÔTO: Jose Soto, age’ 84, a Hurley, died early Sunday morning in the Gila Region al Medical Center. Mr. Sot~ was born in Gran Morelos Chihuahua, Mexico, an was a longtime resident o Grant County. He was a re tired machine repairman at Kenncott where h~ worked 38 years, and h~ was a member of thc Church of Christ in Bayard He is survived by his wife Victoriana Solo of Hurley; five daughters, Josephinc Truj illo and Clara Sanchez of Albuquerque, Gloria Cano of Tucumcari, Rite Hardy of Riverside, Calif and Reyna.Ro4tiguez of-Sil” ver City; nine sons, Edward Soto of Anthony, Robert Soto of Mobile, Ala., Richard Soto of McAllen, Texas, Ray Soto, Joe Soto Jr., and Tony Soto of Hurley, Ernest Soto and Frank Soto of Belen, and Chris Soto of San .Jose, Calif.; three sisters, Guadalupe l-Icrnandez of Los Angeles, Calif., Magdelena Portillo of C ran’ Morelos, Chihuahua, Mexico, and Maria Portillo of Juarez, Mexico; on~e brother, Refugio Soto of La Paz, Chihuahua, Mexico; 65 grandchildren; and IS great-grandchildren. Services will he held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Wheeler Funera) Home chapel with Richard Soto officiating. Interment will follow at the Burley Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Ray Soto, Robert Soto, Ernie Soto, Mark Cano, Mathew Cano and Eddie Rodriguez Jr. Arrangements arc by the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City. ;-,

Soto: Epifania B. "Pifi" Soto, 53, a lifetime resident of Hurley, entered into rest Thursday at Gila Regional Medical Center. She was born Jan. 5, 1941, in Hurley to Raymundo Benavidez and the late Beatrice Polanco Benavidez. She was a member of the Catholic Church and was a licensed partical nurse at Fory Bayard Medical Center. She enjoyed playing bingo and liked to crochet. Calling houre are from 3-9 p.m. today at Baca's Funeral Chapels with the rosary being recited at 7:30. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Saturday morning at 10 at Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley with the Rev. John Jusseaume, pastor, officiating. The rite of committal will follow at the Cilff-Gila Mesa Cemetery. Surviving is her husband, Joe Soto Jr. of the home; her father, Raymundo Benavidez of Hurley; five sons, Ruben Galindo and his wife, Lillian, of Fort Bliss, Texas, Faustino B. Galindo of Pico Rivera, Calif., Gilbert Galindo and his wife, Donna, of Lakewood, Calif., Joe Ray Galindo of Austin Texas, and Randy Soto of Hurley;two daughters, Cynthia Acosta and her husband, Joe, and Diane Galindo of Silver City; six stepsons, Joe Soto III of Hurley, Roddy Soto of Silver City, Ernie Soto of Central, Greg Soto of Hanover, Victor Soto of Phoenix, and Edward Soto of Bayard; one brother, Raymundo Benavidez Jr. of Los Angeles; and five sisters, Lilly Holguin of Silver City, Beatrice Saenz of Central, Mariana Padilla of Pico Rivera, and Virgina Sierra and Felicita Ortega of Tucson, Ariz. Also surviving are 12 grandchildren. Casket bearers will be Tudie Holguin, Alex sierra, Juan Padilla, Roddy Soto, GregSoto, and Sam Sanez. Honorary bearers will be her children and grandchildren. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels of Silver City.

SOTO: Victoria Woods Soto, 86, passed away Wednesday in albuquerque, where she has resided the past 10 years. She was born July 28, 1909 to Catrino woods and Serverita Holguin. She was raised in Hurley, On May 31, 1926, she married Jose Soto, who preceeded her in death on Aug 1, 1985. Also preceeding her in death was her son, Joe Soto Jr, Aug. 1, 1985. Also preceeding her in death was a second son Richard, in 1931. Surviving are her sons Edward of Las Cruses,Rroberto and his wife Darathay of Mobile Ala. Richard and his wife Naiomi of McAllen Tx; Joe Soto Jr of Hurley, Earnie and his wife Barbara of Belin,Ttony and his wife Velia of Central and Frank and his wife Rose of Albuquerque. Also Ray and his wife Bertha of Los Angeles and Christobal and his wife Hilda of San Jose Calif; and her daughters,Jjosie andher husband Eddie Trujillo of Albuquerque, Clara and Mike Sanchez also of Albuquerque, Gloria and her husband Phil Cano of Sacremento Calif., Rita and her husband Jim Hardy of Murrieta Calif, and Rayna Soto of Silver city. She was also survived by 67 grandchildren and 71 great grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren. She was a long time member of the Church of Christ. Visitation will be held-from 5-7 pm Sunday with chapel services Monday at 10AM; both at Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow at the Hurley cemetary.

Soule: Death last Friday in a Silver City Rest Home claimed Mrs. James Margaret Soule, 74, a resident of Virden for the past 15 yeas and widely known in southwest art circles. Survivors are a sister, Mrs. Alice Payne, Haskell, Texas; and a nephew, Frank E. Kirby, Santa Fe. Funeral services were held Monday in the Latter Day Saints Church at Virden, where burial took place. Interment was directed by the Cox Mortuary.

Death on Sunday at the home of her daughter in Hurley claimed Mrs. Catherene Sutherland, he was 94 years old and the mother of Mrs. Sigrid Sowers. For many years the deceased had resided in Silverton, Colo. Survivors are Mrs. Sowers and another daughter, Mrs. Elsie Bushman of El Monte, Colo.; a son, Frederick Sutherland of Silverton Colo; four grandchildren and five great grandchildren, Funeral services were conducted at the Curtis Mortuary chapel Monday at 2 p.m. by the Rev. Ernest T. Berkeley, pastor of the Hurley Community Church. The body was sent to Silverton for burial in the family plot there.

 SOUTHWORTH; Brian Southworth 51, of Silver Services are pending with Bright Funeral Home.

Mrs. Josephine Wygant Spangler, 86, mother of Nelson Wygant of the Home Furniture Co., died last Thursday at the family home in Huntington Indiana. Mr. Wygant flew to Indiana to attend the funeral services.

SPANGLER: Christopher "Kit" Spangler, 31, a former resident of Hurley, passed away Friday In Phoenix. He was born Nov. 6, 1964, in Albuquerque. Mr. Spangler spent many of his growing-up years in Grant County and graduated in 1983 from Cobre High School. He loved the outdoors and learned about the mountains and surrounding countryside from his grandfather. Mr. Spangler was preceded in death by his grandfather, M.K. Nicholson, and his stepfather, Roger Macsc. He is survived by his wife, Diane Spangler of Phoenix; his mother, Sharleen Macsc of El Paso, Texas; two brothers, Roger and Patrick Maese of El Paso; his grandmother, Wilma Nicholson of Hurley; three aunts, Maxine Nicholson of Houston, Barbara Choate and her busband, Richard, of Silver City, and Betty Marriage and her husband, Floyd. of Hurley; and cousins, Rich Choate of Monterey, Calif., Nicole Kelly of Phoenix, Shawna Rowland of San Diego, and Ramona and Luke Marriage of Hurley. A private memorial service will be held Sunday at 1 p.m. Friends may contact Betty Marriage at 538-0033 or 537-2193 for information.

SPARKS: Frances Sparks, 97, entered into eternal rest Saturday at Fort Bayard Medical Center.. Arrangements are pending. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels.

S. Jack Sparks a former long time resident of~ Silver City who had been residing in ‘Alaska for the past two .years, died. Friday night following a brief, illness. He was employed in the- construction buisiness. Funeral services will be held ‘Monday in Evergreen Memorial Chapel In Anchorage. Immewdiate survivors of Mr. Sparks, include his widow, Mrs. Lorraine .Sparks of ancorage, one son, Jack Sparks. Jr.; three daughters Sylvia Brumbelow and Albert Perkins of Tucson, AZ and Mary Ann Sparks of’ Anchorage and a brøther George Sparks of Silver City; and three sisters, Mrs. Flossie Martin and Mrs Mable Brindley of Silver City, and Mrs. LaVon Taylor of Alhambra, Calif.

SPARKS: Viola Lols Sparks, 84, a longtime Deming resident, passed away Sunday, Dec. 26, at her home. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 3 to 7 nr the evening at Baca's Funeral Chapels in Deming. The fu- neral service will be here Thursday afternoon at 2 al the Church of Jesus Christ ol Latter-day Saints. Concluding service and interment will folow at Mountain View Cemetery. Mrs. Spark' was born Jan. 6, 1915, in Russellville, Ark., to Henry Everett Parrish and Myrtle Annie Parrish. She was a homemaker and a longstanding member of the Rebekah Lodge. Survivors include a son, David Sparks ol Las Vegas, Nev.; four daughters, Nevolin Pierce, Jessie Ann Fortenberry and her husband, Hershel, Aline Frerich and her husband, Robert, and Barbara Nielsen and her husband, Marty, all of Deming; three sisters. Juanita Curry of Canadian. Texas, Josephine Sollock o< Mount Pleasant, Ark., and Jesse Marie Duran and her husband, Ray, of Deming; and numerous grandchil- dren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchil- dren. Mrs. Sparks was pre- ceded in death by her hus- band, A.J. "Jack" Sparks; her parents, Henry and Myrtle Parrish; and brothers, Paul Monroe Parrish, Henry Oliver Parrish and Earl Everett Parrish. Pallbearers will be her grandsons, Ed Moore, Mike Moore, Josh Nielsen, James Keith, Gary Keith and Jo Dean Fortenberry. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels of Deming.

Sparks: Requiem high mass was held at nine o'clock Monday morning at the Infant Jesus Church in Hurley for Mrs. Anna Mae W. Sparks, who died early Friday morning at Hillcrest General Hospital. The Rev. Fr. Ramon Estivill officiated at the services. Mrs. Sparks, a resident of Hurley for the past twenty five years, is survived by her husband, George W. Sparks; two sons, Lee and Jerry; one daughter, Mrs. Zelma Moore; and 7 grandchildren, all of Hurley. She is also survived by her father, John H., Walker of Tahlequah, Okla.; three sisters, Mrs. Myrtle Duncan, Mrs. Pearl McNell and Mrs. Dovie Wilson, all of Tulsa, Okla.; four brothers, John Walker of Anchorage, Alaska, Clifker of Joplin, Mo., Harvey Walford Walker of Los Angeles and Grover Walker of Hurley. Pallbearers were Austin Robbins, J. Bevins, George Pringle, Carmen Coptini, Art Bible and Eddy Hickman. Burial was in the Silver City cemetery under the direction of Cox Mortuary.

Sparks: Charley J. Sparks, 53, a retired school teacher in the Silver City Consolidated School system died at his home Friday evening following an illness. Mr. Sparks had been a resident of Silver City for the past three years. He is survived by his wife,Shirley, and a daughter Patricia Sparks, both of Silver City; two sisters, Mrs. Neoma Wier and Mrs. Verda Nae Huff, also surviving are two brothers Earl and Doyle Sparks. Graveside services were held in Memory Lane Cemetery Monday afternoon at 2:30 p.m. with the Rev. Alfred Pace of the First United Methodist Church officiating. The Curits-Bright Funeral Home was in Charge of services.

Sparks: George W. Sparks, 77, died December 18. Sparks was a native of Oklahoma and had lived in Grant County for the past 43 years. He retired from Kennecott Copper Corporation in 1957 as a mechanic. His wife, Anna Mae Sparks preceded him in death in 1953. Survivors include two sons, Leo of Hurley and Jerry of Arenas Valley; one daughter, Mrs. Selma Moore of Silver City; 15 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Mabel Brindley of Arenas Valley, and Mrs. Lavonne Taylor of Alhambra, CA. Funeral services were held December 21 with interment in Memory Lane Cemetery. The Rev. Eugene Bjork of the Grant County Community Parrish officated. Casket bearers were Austin Robbins, I.D. Cook, Fred Cook, Ralph Machen, Edgar Wheat, and Clyde Lock.

Sparks: George Washington Sparks, 77, died Wed., Dec. 18. FuneralServices were

Sparks: Juanita Faye Sparks, 61, a resident of Central, entered life eternal Thursday in Ruidoso.. She was born Sept. 30, 1930. She was a member of the Church of Christ, and was a retired elementary school teacher. She was also a member of an extension club and Delta Kappa Gamma sorority. Funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 in Baca;s Hillcrest Funeral Chapels with Duane Springer officiating. Burial will follow in Memory Lane Cemetery, where she will be laid to rest. Survivors include three sons, Gary Sparks of Eugene, Ore., Wyatt Sparks of Ruidoso and Keith Sparks of Parksburg, Pa.; and two daughters, Twana Sparks of Albuquerque and Darla Daigle of Central. She is also survived by a brother Bill Bohanan of Arkansas; and two sisters, JoAnn Maddox of Mississippi and Sue Hutton of Arkansas. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Sparks: Bill F. Sparks, 68, of Silver City entered rest Friday in Alamosa, Colo. He was born Feb. 8, 1926, in Culman, Ala., but resided in tthe West most of his life. Mr. Sparks was self-employed as a manufacturers representative for sporting and outdoor equipment, inçluding archery equipment by Proline Archery of Hastings, Mich. Calling hours will be from 8 a.m. until I p.m. Tuesday at Baca's Funeral Chapels, followed by graveside funeral services at 2 p.m. at Memory Lane Cemetery. Mr. Floyd Robertson of the 12th Street Church of Christ will officiate. Survivors include his wife, Juanita Sparks of Silver City; three sons, Glen Sparks and his wife, Deana, of Mimbres, Dave Sparks and his wife, JoAnn, of Largo, Fla., and Michael Sparks and his wife, Gail, of Virginia Beach, Va.; a stepson, Brad Ruebush of Albuquerque; a stepdaughter, Rhonda Mitchell, and her husband, Doug, of Las Cruces; three grandsons, Shane Sparks of Marco Island, Fla., Robert Sparks of Mimbres and Matthew Sparks of Largo; two stepgrandsons, Doug and Justin Mitchell of Las Cruces; two granddaughters, Shannon Sparks of Pensacola, Fla., and Jessica Sparks of Largo; and a sister, Marie F. (Sparks) Fisher, and her husband, the Rev, David Fisher, of Butler, Pa. Serving as casket bearers will be Terry Ploot, Lawrence Ruebush, Harrell Patterson, Carrell Patlerson, the Rev. David Fisher and Doug Mitchell. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Sparks: Leo G sparks 70, a Hurley resident, entered eternal rest Tuesday at Gila Regional Medical Center. Mr. Sparks was bori Nov. 6, 1923, in. Carthage Mo., to George Washingtoi and Ann May Sparks. He moved with his family from Oklahoma to New Mexico in1932. Mr. Sparks was a retired mechanist with Chino Mines. He was active in the Rocky Mountain CB Club Border Chaparral Gooc Sams, JCs of Grant Count and Sparks Family Association. He was past presideni of the Mangas Bowmen. Mr Sparks was an accomplished writer and columnist for the Silver City Daily Press and the Chinorama. His writings consisted of science fiction, humor and philosophy. His most recent literary undertaking was to document the history of the Chickamauga Cherokee Tribe. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Ada Pringle Sparks of Hurley; his two daughters, Cheryl Sparks of Tuba City, Ariz., and Thyra Saucedo and her husband, Gilbert, of El Paso, Texas; three grandchildren, Debra Larson and her husband, Adam, of El Paso, and Michael Saucedo and Ronald Saucedo, both of El Paso; his uncle, Grover Walker of Mimbres; and his aunt, Lavon Tayor of California. At the family's request, cremation has taken place and the cremains will be scattered at a private cermiony. In lióu of flowers,' the family requests donaions to the Leo Sparks Writers Fund in care of Ada Sparks, P.O. Box 274, Hur`y N.M. 88043. Entrusted ~ the care of Baca's Funeral Homes.

SPEARS: Anthony Dwaine Spears, 14, of Silver City, known as "Atone" by his ^H mom, was called home to be with Jesus on Sunday, May 21, at Cook Children's Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas. ^H He was born Dec. 4,1985, in San Antonio, Texas, and moved to Silver City in 1986. He received the Lord and was baptized in June 1998. He was a "jewel" to be around. His smile touched everyone who knew him. He attended La Plata Middle School and his loves were basketball, track, football, music and girls. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Brewer Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 600 Corbin St., with the Rev. E.B. Ross officiating. Inter- ment will follow at Memory Lane Cemetery. He leaves to cherish his memories his mother, Cynthia Soto, and stepfather, Roddy Soto, of Silver City; his father, Michael Ross of San Diego; his loving sisters, Cheyenne Soto and Tiffany Spears of Silver City; and his devoted brothers, Travis Soto and Michael Gregory Spears of ' Silver City. He also leaves a grandmother, Bertha Spears of Silver City; a greatgrandmother, Frances Hodge r of San Angelo, Texas; his aunt, who cherished him dearly, Claudia McBride; his favorite uncles, Willard McBride and Arthur Hodges of Silver City, and Earnest Spears of San Antonio; and a great-uncle, Charles Shaw of J Silver City. He also leaves to cherish his memories a host of aunts, uncles and cousins, and many friends, who will miss him dearly. He was preceded in death by his great-grandfather, Calvin Shaw of Silver City; and his grandmothers, Doris Ross of Clovis and Joanne Shaw of Silver City. Pallbearers will be Enrique Carrillo, Christopher Ferryman, Phelan Ferryman, Qtis Armstead, Christian Ferryman, Adrian Hodges, Germain Spears and Kyle Botts. Honorary pallbearers are Willard McBride, Arthur Hodges, Patrick Leyba, Isiah Armstead, Duboys Hodges and Tad Armstead, and many friends and family members. En- trusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive. Phone 388-2334.•__

The second victim of an auto, truck accident last month on the Central road was dead today. The first fatality was the truck driver George Ray Cheshire, 53, who died July 29. Mrs. Ollie Pauline Speiss, 35, died yesterday at 3:30 in Hillcrest general hospital of injuries received when the truck in which she was riding and an automobile collided. Meanwhile two other injured in the crash were reportedly improving. Dr John C Mitchell district health officer was able to receive visitors altho he was expected to be under medical treatment for a hip injury for some time. Arnulfo Holguin a passenger in Mitchell's car was reportedly somewhat improved when he was transferred yesterday to fort Bayard veterans hospital. Mrs. speiss was a resident of Grant county for the past eight months. She is survived by her husband Richard. A patient at Fort Bayard, two sons, Tommy Gene and Anthony speiss, her father Claude E Harris, Bakersfield CA; her mother, Mrs. Hattie Perry, Muskogee OK; six sisters, Mrs. Flora Harris, Seattle, Mrs. Emory Roscoe, Waco TX, Mrs. Frank Swartzbough, Oklahoma City ; Mrs. Forest Peterson, Mrs. Clarence Ruby and Mrs. R L Painter all of Muskogee OK; two brothers, Claude E Harris and Jack Harris Wagner OK. The body will be sent to Muskogee tomorrow for burial there. Cox is in charge of local arrangements.

Speiss: Mrs. Paula Speiss, victim of the car-truck crash on the Central highway Thursday, July 27, died at Hillcrest General Hospital Tuesday afternoon at 3:30. Her death marks the second tooccur following the terrific crash. The first, that of George RayCheshire, occurred Saturday, July 29 two days after the accident. No hope was held for the recovery of Mrs. Speiss at any time aftershe was injured. The victim of a serious brain injury, she had hovered between life and death for 10 days. Arnulfo Holguin, also involved in the crash which likewise injured Dr. John C. Mitchell, has been in a serious condition but this week had improved sufficiently to allow his transfer to the Ft. Bayard veterans hospital. Dr. Mitchell underwent an operation this week for the insertion of pins in the hip and knee joints which were fractured.His condition is reported as very favorable. Details of the accident are that Dr. Mitchell and Arnulfo Holguin riding in a state owned health department coupe were struck head on by a light pickup truck driven by Cheshire and accompanied by Mrs. Speiss. The crash tossed the light car down a rocky embankment about a mile from the Central turnoff toward Silver City. Paula Speiss was born Jan. 4, 1915 at Webbers Falls, Okla., the daughter of Claude E. and Hattie Harris. She had lived in Grant County during the last eight months. Survivors, in addition to her parents, are her husband, Richard E. Speiss, a patient at Ft. Bayard; two brothers, Claude Harris, Jr., Philadelphia, Pa.; Jack Harris, Wagner, Oka.; six sisters, Miss Flora Harris, Seattle, Wash.; Mrs,Emery Escoe, Waco, Tex., Mrs. Frank Peterson, Mrs. Clarence Ruby and Mrs. R.L. Painter, all of Muskogee, Okla. and Mrs. Frank Stnorzebaugh of Oklahoma City. The remains were shipped to Muskogee Wednesday for funeral services and burial there. The CoxMortuary handled funeral arrangements.

Spence: Mrs. M.A. Spence, 68, of Silver City, passed away last Saturday in the Presbyterian Hospital at Albuquerque, following a two months illness. Surviving are her husband; two sons, Douglas, Albuquerque and Garland, Portland, Ore.; a sister, Mrs. Catherine Hooten, Silver City; and five grandchildren. Funeral services were held in Albuquerque, where burial took place.

Charles Spencer, 91, died at the Ft. Bayard Medical Center March 9. He was a native of San Antonio,’ Texas, and had lived In Silver City for the past 35 years. He was a retired cook. Survivors Include his widow, Bertha Spencer; one daughter, four grandchildren, one brother and one sister. Funeral services were, held In the Curtis Bright Funeral Chapel On Monday with the Rev B M Eggleton officiating. Internemt followed in Memory Lane cemetery. Casket bearers were H. A. Wilson, Robert Hutvhins, Frank Holmes, Leon Vandike, Cliff Austin, and Herbert Fields.

Hazel F. Spencer, 81, died at Mimbres Memorial Nursing Home in Deming early Friday morning. She was born June 27, 1902 in Shelby County, Mo. and a retired teacher in California, where she lived until recently. She held membership in the Methodist Church. Shè is survived by two sons, Lewis Spencer of Silver City, and, John E. Spencer ill of Sierra Madre, Cal. and two granddaughters, Laura Spencer of Silver City and Noni Savery of El Paso. The Wheeler Mortuary of Dernin has arranged for cremation with dispersal following in the Pacific. Ocean and no services were planned.

Spencer: Maria Ema Gutierrez Spencer, 72, died Wednesday at her home in Silver City. Mrs. Spencer was born in Las Cruces on Dec. 17, 1919. After graduating from Las Cruces High School, she obtained her bachelor of arts degree from the University of California at Berkeley in 1941. Mrs. Spencer did graduate work at Berkeley, the University of Michigan, and later at New Mexico State University and the University of California at Los Angeles. After working in New York, Philadelphia and Riverside, Calif., she returned to New Mexico to teach Spanish at Las Cruces High School. When the family moved to Silver City in 1963, she initiated the Spanish program for the elementary schools and later began the bilingual program as a teacher training center, which won four national awards. As a consultant in the teaching of English as a Second Language, she conducted workshops all over the United States as well as in Canada and Ecuador. Mrs. Spencer was a pioneer in the field of bilingual education. Her influence in education is measured not only by the students she taught, but also by the teachers she trained. In 1984, she was awarded the Wonder Woman Award for public service in striving for peace and equality. Mrs. Spencer was active in the Democratic Party and was an activist for educational reform and women's rights. She served on the New Mexico Commission for the Status of Women. She constantly worked for the disadvantaged and was known for her help to individuals in need. Mrs. Spencer is survived by her husband, Lewis; her daughters, Noni and Laura; and her grandsons, David, Sean and Julian Desmond. She is also survived by two brothers, Edward and Ralph Gutierrez. At the request of the deceased, no memorial service will be held. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Spencer: Roy Edward Spencer, died June 28 in his home in Silver City. Spencer was born Sept. 29,1905 in Arkansas. Most of his life was lived in this community where he worked as a sheet metal worker. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Roy Spencer. He is survived by two sons, Roy of Silver City and Perry of Santa Barbara, Calif., one brother, Jessie of Palm Dall, Calif., and one daughter, Janie Spencer of Japan. Arrangements were made by the Wheeler Funeral Home.

Frank H. Spengele, 71, of Lordsburg, father of Mrs. Thomas McCabe of Silver City, passed away Monday in the Southern Pacific’ Hospital at’ Tuscon following a long illness. Mr. Spengele was roundhouse foreman at Lordsburg for 41, years-of the Southern Pacific Railroad, retiring six years ago. He was a respected pioneer, of Hidaigo County and active for many years In the civic affairs of his home commüñity. Besides his daughter in Silver City, Mr. Spengele is survived by his wife, Mrs. Florence Spengele and two sons, Frank Spengele, Jr.. a Southern Pacific official in San Francisco and Harvey Spengele, an eleetrical contractor of Spring Lake, New Jersey; six grandchildren and one great grandchild. Funeral services were held at 10:30 am. Wednesday in the Heather Mortuary chapel at Lordsburg. The rites were conducted by the Rev. Clifton M. Hendersàn of the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd in Silver City. Burial was in Mountain View cemetery.

Spengler: Dr. Frank I. Spengler, 85, of Boulder, Colo., died Thursday. He was a former resident of Silver City. He was born Aug. 1, 1906, in Sewickley, Pa. He married Marion L. Wilson on Oct. 1, 1977, in Boulder. Dr. Spengler retired in 1970 as chief of dental service at the Veterans Administration Regional Office in Winston-Salem. He had been a resident of Boulder since 1974. He was a graduate of the University of Pittsburg School of dentistry. He was preceeded in death by his first wife, Sue Spengler, in 1976. Survivors are his wife, Marion L. Spengler, of Boulder; a son, Robert I. Spengler of Boulder; a stepson, John Inman of Westmister, Colo.; two step-granchildren. Services were to be held this morning at the First Presbyterian Church of Boulder.

SPILLER Thomas J Spiller III, 50, of Silver City entered into eternal rest Tuesday, Oct. ‘6. He was born Dec. 27, 1947, in’ Albuquerque. He served in the Vietnam War and was awarded the Purple Heart. He and his wife, Delores, were joined in marriage on April 9, 1994, and moved to Silver City on May 1, 1995. He was a licensed Contractor and established his own business, TJS Construction, and was very active in the Home Builders Association, of which he was soon to become vice president. He loved, to remodel homes, saying it was like opening Christmas gifts because you never knew what you were going to find. He loved camping~ fishing, boxing and race cars. He had made a Jot of wonderful friends in Silver City. Mr. Spiller was also a grateful recovering alcoholic, with 5. 1/2 years of sobriety. He had a great sense of humor and a beautiful smile, and was a wonderful father and devoted husband. cremation has taken’ ‘place by Baca’s Mimbres Crematory. A, memorial, service will be held Saturday at 2p.m. at the family home, 3080 U.S’. 180~ East’, Silver City, with Michael McGill officiating Survivors include his wife, Delores Spiller ‘of Silver City; his father, Thomas Jacob Spiller Jr.: two sons, Ja-’son Spillçr of Denver, Cob., and James Spiller of Silver City; a ‘daughter, Jessica Godfrey of Silver City; a brother, Clark Spiller, and his wife, Sherri, of Rhome, Texas; a sister, Sandal Spiller of Silver City; a step-, sister, Kathy Reece of Silver. City; and three uncles, Howard Hanson and his wife, Karen, of Wheatridge, Colo., John R. ‘Spiller and his wife, Jane, of Las Cruces, and Joelyn Lloyd Spiller of Florida. He is also survived by’ nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother, Har~ rett Spiller. Entrusted to Baca’s.

LeRoy Spires, 74, one of the Southwest’s pioneer ranchers, In the. Buckhorn area of Grant County died Wednesday at a home he maintained In El Paso. He was widely In livestock circles and a breeder of quarter-horses. His ranch holdings Included New Mexico and Texas, where he also had oil interests. SurvIvors are his widow of El Paso; a son, LeRoy Spires, Jr., of Snyder, Texas a. daughter Mrs Charles Judd of Fort Worth; seven grandchildren, Including Charles Judd of the Moon Ranch; three sisters, Mrs. Mabel Miller, Pendleton, Texas; Mrs. Jesse Ruth Wiggins and Mrs. Ruby Day, Houston, and a brother,Matt Spires. Memorial services were held In the chapel of Harding, Orr and McDaniel in El Paso, the Rev. Baylor Norman officiating. Funeral services were held in the Bell-Seals Funeral Home chapel at Snyder, Texas, followed by burial In Hillside Memorial Park.

Spires; George E. Spires, died Wednesday morning in Albuquerque. He was the son of Lester C. and Florence Bell Greear Spires, in Paint Rock, Tx. Spires had been a resident of Silver City for the past 10 years and was a member of the Church of Christ. Survivor include his wife, Mineola Spires of Silver City; one sister, Mrs. Mary Brown of Albuquerque; one brother, Ernest Spires of El Cajon,Calif; two nephews; three nieces; several great-nephews and several great nieces. Funeral services were held Jan. 19 at the Curtis-Bright Chapel under the direction of Mr. Dan Wright and Mr.Dave Dugan, with interment following in San Simon, Az. Serving as pallbearers were Gary Perry, Ray Grove, Winfred Moon, Tom Thomas, Bob Scullion and Lawrence Mastic. Arrangements by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Spires: Mrs. Mary Ann Spires, 72, of El Paso, Tex., died Sunday at Sun Tower Hospital in El Paso. Mrs. Spires owned the Moon Ranchat Buckhorn and visited here frequently. Funeral services were held at Harding and Orr Funeral Chapel on Montana St. El Paso, at 9 a.m. Tuesday. Interment was at Hillside Memorial Gardens at Snyder, Tex., Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. Survivors are one daughter, Mrs. Anna Dee Judd, Amarillo, Tex., and son, Leroy, of Snyder, Tex., two sister, Mable Taylor of Sweetwater, Tex., and Emily Morris of Roscoe, Tex.; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. The family has requested that in lieu of flowers donations may be made to a favorite charity.

Spivey; J. Dee Spivey, 70, resident of Deming, died June 13 at Herman Hospital in Houston, Tx as the result of cancer. He was born Jan. 22, 1914 in Hansford County, Tx and was a World War II Navy veteran having enlisted following graduation from New Mexico State University in 1940. In July of 1963, he moved to Deming from Albuquerque where he has been a local businessman and was presently owning and operating Jay-Dee Autos. He was a member of the Anglican Church of St. Augustine and was a member of the Tourism and Development Committee. Funeral services were held June 16 at Baca's Wheeler Mortuary Chapel with Fr. Robert Voight, pastor of the Anglican Chruch of St. Augustine officiating. Interment followed at Mountain View Cemetery. Survivors include his wife, Tana Spivey of Deming; a son, J. Jay Spivey of Deming; a daughter, Susan (Mrs. Jim) Thomas of Pawhuska, Okla; a sister, Mrs. Solon Newton of Tucumcari and two grandchildren, Lisa and John Thomas of Pawhuska, Okla. Pallbearers were G.A. Gonzales, Cesar Moran, Abe Parra, Fred Latham, C.C. "Slik" Gray, Tom Marcak and Gerald Greeman. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made to a fund in his memory set up at the local United New Mexico Bank with proceeds going to the M.D. Anderson Cancer Research Center in Houston. Arrangements by Baca's Wheeler Mortuary.

Warden Sprague 70, a retired farmer, and resident of Glenwood for 35 years, died Sunday at the Veterans Administratjon Hospital at Fort Bayard. He was born at Cold Springs, Mo., and had served in the U. S. Armed Forces during World War I. Survivors include a son, Warden J. Sprague of Castro Valley, Calif.; four brothers, Geoffrey, Henry, James and Mack, ‘and one Sister, Mrs. Beecher Wilson, also a residents of Coalgate OkIa. Funeral services were held at the Presbyterian Church in Glenwood followed by burial in the cemetery there.

Springer: Roger B. Springer, 81, died Aug. 18, at the Ft. Bayard Hospital. Mr. Springer, a Deming resident, was born on March 16, 1897, in Indianola, Iowa. Mr. Springer was employed by the Western Union Telegraph Company in Silver City from 1927 until his retirement in 1960 due to ill health. He served in the U.S. Army Signal Corps in World War I. He was a life member of BPOE #413 in Silver City. Graveside services were held at 3 p.m. August 21 at the Ft. Bayard National Cemetery. Elks Lodge 413 conducted the services. Mr. Springer is survived by his wife, Mary M. Springer, of Deming, two sons Richard M. Sprigner of Silver City and Chester M. Springer, Walsenburg, Colo. Three sisters, Zella Tucker of Trinidad, Colo., Pauline Ball and Lorraine Courtright of LaVeta, Colo. and four grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by the Mahoney Funeral Home of Deming.

David J. Springler, 17, passed away Saturday, February 19, at Providence Memorial Hospital in El Paso as a result of injuries received in an automobile accident. David was a native of Denver, Colo., and had resided in Silver City for the past two years where he was a student at Silver High School. He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph C. Springler, Jr., of Silver City, two brothers, Ron Springier and Kevin Springler, both of Silver City, his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Springler, Sr., of Silver City and his maternal grandmother, Mrs. Sadie Davis of Phoenix, Ariz. David was the nephew of Miss Jean Springler of Silver City, Mrs. Mary Rhye, Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Smith and Mr. Virgil Davis, all of Phoenix, Ariz., Mr. and Mrs. Joe Erase, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Pruden, and Mr. Jim Davis, all of Denver, Colo., Mr. and Mrs. Glen Davis of Redding, Calif. and Mr. and Mrs. Bob Davis of Falun, Wisc. Rosary services were recited Tuesday, February 22, at the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel with the Funeral Mass said Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at the St. Francis Newman Center. Interment followed in Memory Lane Cemetery with Rev. Fr. Steve Szmutko officiating. Serving as pallbearers were Mike Elgin, Larry Otwell, Rick Dinwiddie, Doug Youngs, John Roark, Harry Hill, Tim Waters and David Donaldson. Honorary pallbearers were Gilbert Bernal, Paul Pargman, David Whitley, William Whitley and Page Harris.

Springler: Betty Marie Springler, 79, of Silver City passed away Thursday in Cottonwood, Ariz. The prayer vigil will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home chapel at 210 College Ave. in Silver City. The funeral Liturgy will begin at 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Silver City. The rite of committal will follow at the Pinos Altos Cemetery. A full obituary will appear in Tuesday's Daily Press. Arrangements are under the direciton of Curtis-Bright Funeral Homeof Silver City.

Springler: Betty Marie Springler, 79, of Silver City passed away Thursday at Marcus Lawrence Hospital in Cottonwood, Ariz. Mrs. Springler was born Nov. 14, 1913, in Prague, Czechoslovakia. She was active with the Silver City senior citiznes. Mrs. Springler issurvived by a son, Rudolph C. Springler of Silver City; two daughters, Mary Ann Rathburne of Camp Verde, Ariz., and Jean Springler of Silver City; two sisters, Adeline Bliss of Kent, Wash., and Alice Lambert of Carson City, Nev., five grandchildren, Ronald Springler and Kevin Springler of Silver City, and Paul Pargman, Brenda Pargman and Linda Dekker of Phoenix; and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rudolph C.Springler Sr., on Dec. 31, 1991, and by a sister, Ann Swartwood, and a grandson, David Springler. The prayer vigil will begin at 7 tonight at the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home chapel at 210W. College Ave. in Silver City with Deacon Bill Holguin officiating. The funeral liturgy will begin at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Vincent de Paul Roman Catholic Church with the Rev. Rod Nichols as officiant. The rite of committal will follow at the Pinos Altos Cemetery. Pallbearers will be members of the Knights of Columbus, Juan Verdugo, Arcado Ramirez, Joe Gonzales, Joe Diaz,Frank Heslin and Arturo Salaiz. Arrangements are under the direction of Curtis-Bright Funeral Home of Silver City.

Springler: Rudolph C. Springler Sr., 87, of Silver City died this morning at Gila Regional Medical Center. Services are pending. Arangements are by Dannible's Chapel of the Roses.

Springler: Rudolph C. Springler Sr., 87, of Silver City passed away Tuesday at Gila Regional Medical Center. Mr. Springler was born Jan. 15, 1904, in Pawnee, Okla., to Joseph and Anna (Bejek) Springler. He had been a resident of Silver City for the past 16 years. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Betty Springler of Silver City; two daughters, Jean Springler of Pinos Altos and MaryAnn Rathburn of Camp Verde, Ariz.; a son, Rudolph C. Springler Jr.of Silver City; two sisters, Agnes Vap of Apache, Okla., and Anna Jane Schoolcraft of San Diego, Calif.; six-grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Saturday at 10 a.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. The Rev. Rod Nichols will officiate. Relatives and friends are invited to visit at Dannible's Chapel of the Roses on Friday from 6-7 p.m. The rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Deacon Bill Holguin will recite. Interment will bein the Pinos Altos Cemetery, and private for family members. Contributions in memory of Mr. Springler may be made to the charity of one's choice. Arrangements are by Dannible's Chapel ofthe Roses, Silver City.

Sprinkle: Don L. Sprinkle Sr., 69, formerly of Silver City and a resident of Farmington for one year, passed away in an Albuquerque hospital on Monday. He is survived by his wife, Louise Sprinkle of Farmington; two sons, Don Sprinkle and his wife, Paula, of Lafayette, Calif., and Thedford Sprinkle and his wife, Sherry, of Farmington; one brother, Mark Short of Paris, Texas; two grandchildren; and other family members. He was a member of the Elks Lodge in Silver City. He retired from the U.S. Forest Servicein Silver City in 1986. He has been taken to the Hedges Funeral Home in Macks Creek, Mo., for funeral services and burial there. Strong's Thorn Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Sprinkle: Louise Sprinkle, 71, of Farmington, died Friday. Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Hedges Funeral Home at Macks Creek, Mo. Burial will be in the Macks Creek Cemetery with the Rev. Don Bibary officiating. She was a former resident of Silver City. Hedges Funeral Home of Macks Creek is in charge of arrangements.

Spurgeon; James Ephriam Spurgeon, 83, died March 31 at the Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque. He was a life long resident of Glenwood. He was the son of Steven Franklin and Mary Elizabeth Fry Spurgeon. Spurgeon was born Sept. 15, 1900 on high lonesome territory of NM now located near Mule Creek. His first job was for the SI Ranch. He also worked for Hugh McKeen and Mrs. L. Hollimon. Later, he bought his own ranch where he lived out his life. Spurgeon also served several terms as Catron County Commissioner and was a member of the Presbyterian Church in Glenwood. He was an active community board member in his earlier years. He is survived by his wife, Pearl Spurgeon of Glenwood; one son, James Ephriam Spurgeon Jr. (Jimmie) of Springerville, Az; one daughter, June Allred of Glenwood; five grandchildren, Cathy Tharp of Silver CIty, Bucky and Wendy Allred of Glenwood, Becky Rulo of Pahusko, Okla. and Tommy Spurgeon of Ft. Collins, Colo.; four great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Pallbearers were Ernie Acosta, George D. Acosta, D. Leonard Acosta, Barney Spurgeon and Clint Ford. Honorary pallbearers were Kenneth Hollimon, Kenneth Ford, Brunson McKeen, John McKeen, Raymond Hill, Porfirio Armijo, Jim Henry, Jimmy Kelly, Frank Lyons and Gus Allred. James Ephriam Spurgeon will be remembered as one of the best cowboys and cattlemen of the southwest.

Mrs Mary Rogers Spruill,95 years old pased away Sunday In the Southwest Nursing Horne at Deming. She was the mother of R. B. (Jack) Spruill, of Santa Rita. Other survivors are another son, J E Spruill, of Fort Worth, Texas, and two daughters, Mrs. SI Curnrnlns of Fort Worth and Mrs. Mary Sleb of Gardenia, Calif.; eight grandchjldren and nine great grandchildren, Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Wednesday In the Curtis Mortuary chapel, the Rev. Harold E. Johnson, pastor of the Santa Rita Commununity Church, conducting the rites. Burial was in Memory Lane Cemetery.Harmon

Spruill: Rue May Spruill, 72, passed away Friday, December 10 at his residence

John Daniel Sprunk, 74, of Pines Altos, a pioneer of Grant County who came to New Mexico in 1912, died Sunday. He was a retired miner and diamond driller. Born March 31, 1902, In Shaftar, Presidio County, Tex., the deceased had a varied and active life. As a young man, he served as a civilian scout and packer for the U. S. Army stationed along the United States-Mexican Border. He married Mary Me. linda Menges in 1916, who died January 11, 1965. During the time Fort Bayard was a cavalry post for the U. S. Army, Mr. Sprunk trained horses for the troopers, including show horses. He thereafter worked for many years for the G.O.S. Cattle Co. In 1934, the Sprunk family moved to Pinos Altos, where he worked in the mines and was a diamond driller for the E. H. Matheny Drilling Co. during World War IT, in Grant and Hidalgo Counties and also in the Four Corners Area of Northern New Mexico. Retiring 10 years ago, he spent the past few years training horses for his granddaughter, and enjoying life with his children, Elsie Sprunk Howell and Margaret Sprunk Locklar, of Silver City, and two grandchildren, Linda Helen Locklar, a student at Colorado State University, Fort Collins, and Jack Sprunk Howell, of Silver City. An only son, John Daniel Sprunk, Jr. was killed in action while serving in World War II, with the New Mexico Coast Artillery, New Mexico National Guard, in the Philipplnes. Funeral services were held in the Curtis Mortuary chapel. The rites were conducted by the Rev. Ralph Hensley, Presbyterian minister. Burial was in Memory Lane Cemetery.

Sprunk: Mrs. Mary M. Sprunk, 70, a resident of Grant County for the past 45 years, died Friday at her home on the Pinos Alto Road. She cane to this area 65 years ago, with her parents, the late Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Menges, from Texas. Survivors include her husband, John A. Sprunk of Silver City; two daughters, Mrs. Elsie Howell and Mrs. Margaret Locklar of Silver City; six grandsons and one granddaughter; three sisters, Mrs. E.J. Bear up of Glenwood, Mrs. Merle Spurgeon of San Jose, Calif., Amd Mrs. Fred Arisman of Sacramento, Calif. Mrs. Sprunk was a member of the Gold Star Mothers organization, having lost a son in the service of his country. She was also a member of the American Legion Auxiliary. Funeral services were Tuesday in the chapel of Curtis Mortuary, with the Rev. T.J. Lemons officiating. Burial was in Memory Lane Cemetery.

SPURGEON: Dorothy Evelyn Spurgeon, 78, a resident of Plesanton, entered into eternal rest Wednesday, April 8, at Gila Regional Medical Center. She was born July 24, 1919, in Bonita, Ariz. She was a homemaker. A graveside funeral service will he held Tuesday at 10 am, at the Alma Cemetery in Alma with Vicente A. Gonzalez, pastor of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, officiating. Survivors include two sons, Edward Franklin Spurgeon and his wife, Gerrie Lynn, of Apache, Ariz., and William Lee Wiley and his wife, Mary, of El Reno, Okla.; three daughters, Trudy Sica of Keene, N.H., Karen Talamantes and her husband, Alfred, of Pleasanton, and Irene Robertson of Alma; a brother. Frank Wells of Sumpter, S.C.; a sister, Mary Jane Gobble of Tucson, Ariz.; 15 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Also surviving are numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, William V. Spurgeon, and a son, Jerry Wiley. Casket bearers will be Lester Peralta, Berry Kaiser, Larry Gobble, Wayne Petty, Bucky Alired and David Morgan. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive. Phone 388-2334.

SPURGEON: James Ephriam Spurgeon, 70, of Cliff passed away Saturday, July 10, at Fort Bayard Medical Center. Mr. Spurgeon was born Oct. 11, 1928, in Pleasanton, the son of Eph and Pearl Spurgeon. He was a self-employed business- man, rancher and iron-worker. He was a veteran of the Korean conflict. He was a member of the Lordsburg Elks Lodge, an honorary member of Future Farmers of America, and a member of the Rodeo Cowboys Association from 1960-68. In the early 1960s, he competed as a calf roper, and in later years in team roping and steer roping. He was an avid fisherman,, raised chickens and calves, and spent, many hours working in his garden always sharing his bounty with a generous heart. He is survived by his wife. Pat Spurgeon of Ctiff; his mother, Pearl Spurgeon of Glenwood; his children, Cathy Tharp and her husband, Russell, of Silver City, Tom Spurgeon and his wife, Noel, of Santa Clara, and Becky Tilley and her cornpanion, Leo Padilla, of North Hurley; a stepdaughter, Audrey Nelson, and her husband. Bob, of Horse Peak; a stepson, Greg Perry of California; a sister, June Allred of Glenwood; and five grandchildren, Codi Lynn Spurgeon, Brady and Wyatt Tharp, Chet Spurgeon and C.H. Price. He was preceded in death by his father, Eph Spurgeon; the mother of his children, JoAnn, Spurgeon: and his granddaughter, Lacy, Jean Rulo. Graveside services were to be held today at 2 p.m. at Fort Bayard National Cemetery with the Rev. Walter Huber officiating. Pallbearers were Wayne Spurgeon, Barney Spurgeon, Bruce Samuels, Bob Kartchner, James Scartecinni and Travis Kiehne. Honorary bearers were Billy Kiehne, John McKeen, Horace Spurgeon, Chuck Dinwiddie, John Osborn, Kent Lee, Sam Trujillo, Dennis Trujillo, Mike Trujillo, Steve Trujillo, Mike Acosta, Mike Acosta': Jr., Martin Schlim, Charlie Thacker, Jim Stout, Lyndall Acosta, Eddie Joe Acosta, Ed Spurgeon, Dan McKinney and Bob Nelson. Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Dying within two days of each other, two sisters, Mrs Susie Lucinda Spurgeon, 77, and Mrs amanda Jane Anderson, 75, were buried last saturday. double funeral rites were held ant glenwood and conducted by the Rev. Rhea Kuykendall at the John T. allred home. Mrs spurgeon was buried in the mogillon cemetary in a grave beside her husband, who died some years ago. Funeral arrangements were by the Cox moruary. both Mrs. spurgeon and Mrs, Anderson were pioneer residents.

SPURGUR: Ona Walker Spurgur passed away Saturday June 20, at the age of 90 years. She was born in Lorraine TX on May 25 1908 to Lucy and Jerry Walker. She made her home in Silver City for 41 years before moving to Crescent City, Calif., in 1984, where she resided, with her son, Guy Spurgur, for the past 14 years. She retired in 1973 after 41 years as a bookkeeper for J.C. Penney Co. During this period and afterward for a total of 50 years, she served, as the pianist for the Baptist Church in Silver City. ‘Mrs. Spurgur was preceded in death by her husband, Ben, ‘in 1982. Survivors include her son Guy D. Spurgur of Crescent City; a daughter, Peggy Spurgur McGough of Bisbee, Ariz.; daughter-in-law, Ruby H. Spurgur of Crescent City; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation is scheduled for today from noon to 5pm and Tuesday from 8-9am. Graveside services will be held ‘at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the IOOF Cemetery in Crescent City under the direction of Wier’s Mortuary Chapel Inc. Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 23, Crescent City, CA, or the American Heart Association, 1710 Gilbreth Road, Burlingame, CA 94010.

Spurgur: Ben R. Spurgur, 74, died Sept. 15 in Bisbee, Ariz. He was born in Kilgore, Texas and was a resident of Grant County since 1929. Mr. Spurgur was a member of the First Baptist Church of Silver City and was past president of the Grant County Game Protection Association, past Boy Scout leader and was employed by Briggs Appliance. He is survived by his wife, Ona Spurgur of Silver City; one daughter, Peggy McGough of Bisbee, Ariz.; one son, Darrell Spurgur of Crescent City, Calif.; one sister, Faye Perdue of Naples, Texas and two grandchildren, Byron Ray McGough of Fort Collins, Colo. and Cheryl M. Meek of Tucson. Services were held at the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home. The Rev. Don Wiley officiated and interment followed at the Memory Lane Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were: Lyman Greer, Bill Nichols, Gene Miller, Sam Reed, Ollie McCrary and Lynn Detweiler. Honorary pallbearers were Maurice Conner, Jim Peeler, Clyde Venable, GeorgeMcDermott, George Ewan, Roy Fisher, Tom Lloyd and Roy Anthony. Arrangements were by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

John M St. John passed away at his home in Hatch Sept 24. He was born in New Edinburt Dec. 6, 1879. He served as sheriff of Grant county from 1927 to 1930 and was a peace officer for many years. He also was a deputy game warden and a security officer for Kennecott Copper for 14 years and a member of the Masonic lodge. Mr. St John retired from Kennecott in 1953 and he and Mrs. St John moved to Phoenix. The climate did not agree with them and they retuned to Silver City. Later they moved to Alamagordo where they lived a year and then moved to Hatch. Surviving are his wife; two step-sons and two sisters and several nieces and nephews.

St. John: Charles Ray St. John, 68, a lifelong resident of SilverCity, died Sunday in the Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born Sept. 28, 1919, in Silver City and was a World War ll veteran of the U.S. Naval Air Corps and was a member of the Good Shepard Episcopal Church. He had been an electrician and a Western New Mexico University for 22 years and for more than 40 years was a member of Elks Lodge No. 413 of Silver City. A memorial service will be held Wednesday at ten a.m. in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapel. The Rev. Cliff Henderson will officiate with the assistance of the Elks Lodge. A private interment will be held at a later date. Survivors are his wife, Betty, of Silver City; a daughter, Toni Elizabeth Clifton, of Silver City; three sisters, Ruth Donaldson, of Tucson, Ariz., Irene Kamph, of Albuquerque and Caroline Hagamine of Silver City; three grandchildren, Patricia, Keith and Michael Clifton, all of Silver City; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Pamela Jane St. John, in 1973. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Southwest Services to the handicapped. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

St. John: Pamela Frances St. John, 24, died at Los Lunas TrainingSchool last w

Springler: Rudolph C. Springler Sr., 87, of Silver City died this morning at Gila Regional Medical Center. Services are pending. Arangements are by Dannible's Chapel of the Roses.

StableR: Robert Edmund Stabler, 66, of Mimbres passed away Monday, Jan. 26, at his residence. Memorial services will be conducted Friday at 2 p.m. at San Lorenzo Mission with the Rev. Paulus Kao officiating. Mr, Stabler was born Sept. 26, 1931, the son of Edmund Ian Stabler and Lillian Emma Sullivan Stabler. He is survived by one daughter, Wendy McDonald, and her husband, Robert, of Neenah, Wis.; two grandchildren, Alexandra and Zachary; the mother of Wendy McDonald, Bonnie Wuethrich of Florida; and his good friend, Cindy Garver of Mimbres. Mr. Stabler graduated from Harvard School in California. He joined the U.S. Army after graduation and served as a paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Division during the Korean conflict. He graduated from Los Angeles Art Center College in 1958 with a degree in industrial design. He worked for Welton Beckett in Los Angeles and Houston as an interior designer of commercial buildings. He then worked for Shattuck Siewert in Wisconsin in the same capacity. Mr. Stabler was employed by K.C. Aviation in Dallas and in Appleton, Wis., as the senior designer, retiring in 1991. He moved to southwestern New Mexico after his- retirement. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Wildlife Foundation/Conservation Education, P.O. Box 25112, Santa Fe, NM 87504. Money donated to. the fund will go toward the preservation of~ wolves. Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements

George Thomas Stagner, 27, of Albuquerque, an employee of the Santa Fe Railway Co was killed instantly aboüt .2:30, a.m. Thursday at the railroad crossing between North Hurley . and Hurley~ He was alone at the time of ‘the accident which ·was’ blamed to fellow workers. He is survived by his mother and a brother in Albuquerque and a sister in California. An uncle, George Talley lives in Hurley. The body was taken to Albuquerque for burial and funeral services. Local arrangements were made by Cox Mortuary.

Stagner: William E. Stagner 54, passed away Wednesday in Gila Regional Medical Center. Mr. Stagner was born in Fawcett, MO., on Oct. 11, 1932, the son of John D. Stagner and Helen Bledsoe Stagner. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Karen R. Stagner of Silver City; one daughter, Linda K. Stagner of Kansas City, Kan.; two sons, Roy Jason Stagner of Silver City and William Davidd Stagner of Orrick, Mo.; one sister, Lila Ann Thompson, and one brother, Al Stagner, both of Orrick; and six grandchildren. Private graveside services will be held Friday at Ft. Bayard National Cemetery. Arrangements are by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Funeral services were held Monday at 2pm at the Curtis mortuary chapel for Gordon Irving Stahl a former student at Western New Mexico University who was found dead last week in a minors cabin at Mogollon. The rites were conducted by the Rev Jimmy Denison former pastor of the Baptist church at Central . Burial was in the Mogollon cemetery. Attending the funeral were the parents of the deceased, Mr and Mrs M D Stahl of north Canton Ohio. Also surviving is a sister Sheila Stahl a student at the University of Colorado, Boulder.

Charles H. (Carl) Stahnke a former resident óf Hurley and Bayard, passed away August 24 at the Safford Inn hospital following an extènded illness. He was born in Priddy Texas, and for over 30 years was employed by the Santa Fe Railway as a locomotive engineer. During the last 10 years of his service he ran an engine on the ore run from Santa Rita to~ Hurley. He had lived in Safford for the past 13 years. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Bernice Stabrike of Safford; two sons, Leonard K of El Paso, and Kenneth W. ol Sañta Fe; two daughters Mrs Vera Orszulak of el Paso and Mrs Charles Mayberry of Charleston Heights South Carolina; ; a brother and four sisters, all Iiving in Priddy Texas, and seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Funeral services were held at the Caldwell Funeral home in Safford, conducted by the .Rev. Harold Johnson of the Santa Rita Community Church. Burial was In Rest Lawn Cemetery in El Paso. Attending the services were the Misses Emzna Johnson, Lola Knight and Lucy Poe, and Mr.and Mrs. Max Hudson, Mrs. Stahnke was formerly ‘Scotty” Matthis. She taught English for many years In the Hurley High School.

STAILEY: Priscilla Stailey, 76. of the Gila Valley passed away Tuesday, Jan. 27, at Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at II am. in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Gila with Bishop Donald Hooker officiating. Interment will be in the Mesa Cemetery. Ms. Stailey was born June 28, 1921, in Safford, Aria., the daughter of Orson Stailey and Clara Bell Lee Stailey. She is survived by three daughters, Fiyona Miller of Tucson, Ariz, Jody Ralston and her husband, Dick, of Bernalillo and Lori Grimm of Tucson; a son, Rick Miller, and his wife, Brenda, of Roswell; nine grandchildren, Dawn Gupta and her husband, Hoshen, of Tucson, Jamie McMillan and her husband, Craig, of Bernalillo, Jeremy Grimm of Tucson, Kevin Miller of California, Janean Gilliland and her husband, OP., of Albuquerque, Becky Young and her husband, David, of Tucson, John Gilmore and his wife, Kathy, of Tucson, Lynette Miller of Roswell, and Dorothy Jarmillo and her husband, Robert of Albuquerque; 15 grandchildren, Sean and Jacob Hartnett of Tucson Tisha Robinson and Ryeana McMillan of Albuquerque, Rachel, Andrew and Nathan Young of Tucson, Joseph’ and ,Arinda Gilmore of Las~Cruces, Adam and Jacklyn Gilmore of Tucson, Josh, Justin and Jake Todd of Albuquerque, and, expected any day, great-grandson, Ryan Christopher Gilliland; three brothers, Rex Stailey and his wife, Marina, of Arenas Valley, Bud Stailey and his wife, Nora Ann, of Gila, and Coop Stailey of Deming; and numerous other relatives and extended family members whom she loved very much. She was preceded in~ death by her parents; two sisters, Georgia Bell Mathews and rene villireal, one brother, Buzz Stailey. The Lee Stailey family settled in the Gila Valley around 1927. Mrs Stailey graduated from cliff high school in 1940. She was a member of the Church of Christ, Latter-Day-Saints. She loved New Mexico and Arizona and enjoyed living in both states. Pallbearers will be Rex Stailey, Bud Stailey, Coop Stailey, gene Stailey, Dick Ralston and Geremy Grimm. Honorary pallbearers will be Jamie McMillan, and Jacon Harnett. Donations can be made to the Staily family in care of Mr Bud Staily. Entrusted to Bright.

The funeral service for Mrs. Violet L. Stáiley, 33, who died Friday morning at Hillcrest General Hospital, was held Monday In the ‘chapel of the, Curtis Mortuary In Silver City. Bishop Joseph Brübaker of the LDS Church, officiated. Intenrment was’ made in ‘the Mountain View Cemetery at Deming. Mrs. Stailey, a registered nurse,had been a resident here for the past ten years. She was also attending Western New Mexico University. Survivors of the deceased Incude her’ husband, Rex L. Stailey; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Conder, who reside at a ranch on Greenwood Canyon off the Cliff Highway; two sisters, Mrs. Lola Mae little of belen and Mrs Joyce Knight of arenas Valley.

Stailey: Mrs. Clarabell Lee Stailey, 72, died Wednesday at Hillcrest Hospital following an extended illness. She is survivedby her husband, Orson A. (Shorty) Stailey of Gila; two daughters, Mrs. Georgia B. Matthews of Gila and Mrs. Priscilla Newsom of Las Cruces; four sons, Alma L. of Cliff; Robert D. of Show Low, Ariz.;Wilford E. of Thatcher, Ariz; and Rex L. of Silver City; 24 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Also surviving are five brothers, Frank, John, Perry, Walter and George Lee, all of Gila; three sisters, Mrs. Dora Woolsey of Mesa, Ariz.; Mrs. EthlynStailey of Gila and Mrs. Margorie Snyder of Silver City; and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Silver City with interment following at the Gila Cemetery. Pall bearers were Dennis, Glenn and Daryl Stailey, Dwayne Villarreal, Richard Miller, and Timothy Mattews.

Stailey: Dennis L. Stailey, 46, a Silver City resident, entered life eternal Tuesday morning at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born Jan. 8, 1947, in Silver City. Mr. Stailey was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and was employed by Phelps Dodge as a drill mechanic. He served with the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. Calling hours will be from 9-9:45 a.m. Thursday morning at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Silver City, where the funeral service will be held at 10 with Bishop Samuel Dye presiding. Burial will follow at the Cliff-Gila Mesa Cemetery, where he will be laid to rest. Veterans honors will be according by Allingham-Golding post 18 of the American Legion. Survivors include his wife of 22 years, Sharon Stailey of the home; three sons, Jared, Jonathan and Jacob Stailey, all of the home; three daughters, Jennifer, Gina and Jessica Stailey, all of the home; his parents, Alma Lee and Nora Ann Stailey of Gila; three brother, Glen Stailey of Silver City, Daryl Stailey of Las Cruces, and David Stailey of Rexburg, Idaho; and four sisiters, Donna Koopman of Phoenix, Patricia Chapman of Cliff, Shawna Arnold of Cliff, and Darla Bland of Phoenix. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother, James "Jimbo' Stailey, in 1984. Casket bearers will be Glen Stailey, David Stailey, Daryl Stailey, Kirby Arnold, Teddy Puelston and Walter Hobbs. Honorary bearers will be his relatives and friends. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Gila Regional Medical Center Hospice, 1313 E. 32nd St., Silver City, N.M. 88061. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Stailey: Edith E. Stailey, 55, died Sunday, October 1, in El Paso,Texas. Mrs. Stailey, a native of Corona, N.M., was a resident of Mimbres at the time of her death. Mrs. Stailey was a member of the Martha Chapter #57 of the Order of Easter Star. She is survived by her husband, Gene Stailey of Mimbres, a son, Michael Stailey of Mimbres, a daughter, Mrs. Patricia Pauley of Deming and two grandchildren, George and April Pauley. Survivors also include her mother, Mrs. Alice Watson of Sherman, two sisters, Mrs. Rossie York of Sherman and Mrs. Ernestine Veater of Ruidoso. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. today at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Silver City, with Bishop Wayne Decker and the Order of Eastern Star officiating. Burial will follow in the Masonic Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Charles Shelton, Burris (Red) Fortenberry, Walter Hamilton, Bill Privetts, Carl (Tiny) Hardin and Jim Trembly. Curtis Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Stailey: Ethlyn Lee Stailey, 87, of Gila passed away Monday at Hacienda de Salud nursing home in Silver City. She was born April23, 1905, in Safford Ariz. She married Charlie Herbert Stailey, who preceded her in death. Mrs. Stailey was a homemaker and a retired assistant postmistress. Services will be held Wednesday at2 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Gila. Burial will follow in the Gila Mesa Cemetery. Bishop Roland Rice will officiate. Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. Wednesdayat the church in Gila. Survivors include five sons, Gene Stailey of Mimbres, Lester Stailey of Gila, Billy N. Stailey of Aztec, Donnie R. Stailey of Gila and Gary Stailey of Silver City; two daughters, Nada Portillo of Silver City and Leda Pierce of Dallas;a brother, George Lee of Gila; a sister, Marjorie Snyder of Silver City; 39 grandchildren; and 45 great-grandchildren. Pallbearers and honorary pallbearers will be her sons and grandsons. Arrangements are by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home of Silver City.

Stailey: Orson Alma "Shorty" Stailey died April 18. He was born Nov. 26, 1899 in Byrdstown, Pickett C., Tenn. He had been a resident of Gila since 1926, having moved to Gila from the Safford, Ariz. area. Shorty was a farmer during the days of horses and mules. He grew vegetables during World War II for the market in the Silver City area. He worked for Kennecott Copper as a brakeman and switch tinder for 17 years. He operated a dairy farm during the 50's and 60's. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Clarabell, and daughter, Florence. He is survived by two daughters, Georgia Bell Matthew of Gila, and Priscilla Newsom of Las Cruces; four sons, Bud of Gila, Coop of Glenwood, Buzz of Thatcher, Ariz., and Rex of Silver City; 30 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Nancy Sharpe of Louisville,Ken.; and numerous nieces and nephews. The body lay in state at the Wheeler Funeral Home, Monday afternoon and Tuesday morning. Funeral services were held in the LDS Chapel in Gila on April 21 at 11 a.m. Interment followed in the Gila Cemetery. Arrangemens by the Wheeler Funeral Home.

Stailey: Wilford E. Stailey, 60, of Thatcher, Ariz., passed away at his home Monday morning following a lengthy illness. Mr. Stailey was the director of learning resources at Western Arizona College. He was born Oct. 15, 1931, in Gila, the son of Orson A. and Clarabell Lee Stailey. He grew up in Gila, attending Cliff High School and working on the family dairy and truck farm. Following a church mission in the Southern United States for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, he enrolled at Western New Mexico University in Silver City. After receiving his master's degree, he enlisted and served in the U.S. Army in Germany. In 1959, he married Barabara Phillips. Later that year, they moved to Whiteriver, Ariz., where Mr. Stailey began his career in education. After teaching two years in Whiteriver, and five years in the Snowflake, Ariz., schools, Mr. Stailey and his family moved to Thatcher in 1967 where he was an instructor at Eastern Arizona College. At the time of his death, he was serving as the stake mission president in the Thatcher Stake. His church service included serving as a bishop's counselor and a regional agent for the church's welfare program. He coordinated the relocation and improvements of the Family History and Genealogical Center in Safford, Ariz. In addition to his church and career work, Mr. Stailey enjoyed working in his garden and orchard. Members of the family include his wife, Barbara Phillips Stailey; a daughter, Julie Ann Stailey Palmer of St. Helens, Ore.; and four sons, Justin Gibb Stailey of Phoenix, John W. Stailey of Kansas City, Mo., Rex Lee Stailey of Mesa, Ariz., and Chris Phllips Stailey of Tempe, Ariz. There are two sisters, Georgia Belle Wilmes of Rogers, Ark., and Priscilla Newsom of Tucson, Ariz., as well as three brothers, Alma "Bud" Lee Stailey of Gilea, Rex Lavar Stailey of Silver City ; and Robert "Coop" Dean Stailey of Pleasanton. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday morniing at 10 in the Thatcher Stake Ceenter. Interment with military honors by Swift-Murphy Post 32 of the American Legion will follow in Lebanon Cemetery. Friends may call this evening from 4-7 at David's Safford Funeral Home and from 9:00 till 9:30 a.m. Saturday in the Relief Society room of the Thatcher Stake Center. Memorial contributions may be made to the Wilford Stailey Scholarship Fund, in care of Eastern Arizona College, Thatcher, Ariz. 85552.

Stakelbeck: Floyd W. Stakelbeck, 82, a resident of Silver City, died Tuesday, Sept. 3 in St. Joseph Hospital and Health Center in Kokomo, Ind. He was born May 30, 1909, in Gans, Pa., the son of David and Dora (Emory) Stakelbeck. He retired from Haynes Satellite Division of Cabot Corp. in 1974 and had lived in Silver Ciy for many years since his retirement. He was married June 29, 1929, to Jeannette Christner, who survives. Other survivors are a son, Ronald Stakelbeck of Kokomo; two daughters, Dorothy Cross of Kingston, Tenn., and Twila Jean Rariden of Cedartown, Ga.; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Edgar and Donald Stakelbeck, both of Kokomo; and two sisters, Margaret Fye and Edna Fellow, both of Kokomo. Private services were held in Kokomo with burial in Greenlawn Cemetery in Greentown, Ind. Fenn Funeral Home of Kokomo handled arrangements.

Stall: Hazel McNeill Stall, 76, a resident of Lake Roberts, entered eternal life Wednesday at her residence. She was born Jan. 27, 1917, in Lockwood, Mo., and lived in Las Cruces from 1956-76. She had resided in the Lake Roberts area since 1976. She was a member of the Silver City Extension Club, Sapillo Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary and Order of Eastern Star. Survivors include her daughter, Sue Baker, and her daughter's husband, Rodger, of Warrenton, Va.; three granddaughters, Allison Lea, Stephanie Rene and Megan Elizabeth Baker, all of Warrenton; a brother, Howard McNeill of St. Louis; and three sisters, Janice Barron of Valdosta, Ga., Bonnie Olson of Harrisonville, Mo., and Maxine Gum of Cottonwood, Ariz. Other survivors include nieces and nephews. Ms. Stall will be reposing from noon until 2 p.m. Sunday at Baca's Funeral Chapels in Las Cruces, where the memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. with Pastor Barry Snowden officiating. Concluding services and interment will be held Wednesday at Grey's Point Cemetery in Red Oak, Mo. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 1426 Missouri Ave., Las Cruces, N.M. 88001. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels in Las Cruces.

Stall: Noel Howard Stall, 75, died Friday in Silver City. Mr. Stall was born in Caddo, Okla., and he grew up in Missouri where he worked as a salesman and later moved to Las Cruces. He had been a resident of Silver City since 1976. He is survived by his wife, Hazel, of Silver City. Memorial services were held at 3 p.m. today in the Mesilla Valley Christian Church in Las Cruces with Frank Mace officiating. Arrangements were by the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

Stambach: Harold M. Stambach, 81, a retired school teacher who taught for many years at Cobre High School in Bayard, died Friday,Nov. 19, in Tucson, Ariz. Private funeral services were held in Tucson. Survivors include his wife, Isabell, of Tucson and daughter, Sandra S. Campbell, of Chula Vista, Calif. Mr. Stambach lived in various towns in New Mexico and was a former resident of Bloomington, Ill. He was a Western Athletic Conference official for many years. Donations may be made to the Heart Association. Arrangements were by Adair Funeral Homes, Dodge Chapel, Tucson.

STAMLER: Harry Stamler of San Lorenzo passed away on his 81st birthday, Friday, April 9, at his home. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Bright Funeral Home. Memorial ser- vices were held Sunday at 11 a.m. at the Stamler home. Mr. Stamler was born April 9, 1918, the son of Jack Stamler and Sarah Machick Stamler. He was married to Florence Lapp on March 11, j 1949, in Denver. They celebrated their 50th wedding r anniversary together the week before his death. Mr. Stamler is survived by his wife; one son, Emanuel Stamler, and his wife, Gail," of Gila; three daughters, Doris Hosfeldt and her hus- band, Tim, of Reno, Nev., Marion Stamler of San Lorenzo, and Harriet Stamler Remillard and her husband, Bob, of Vassalboro, Maine; eight grandchildren, Moses Shumow, Rio Stamler, Anastacia Cribb and her husband, John, Sally Crank and her husband, Andy, Jesse Remillard, Gabriel Remillard, Amelia Remillard, and Juniper Bowers and her husband, Daniel Free- man; four great-grandchildren; and one brother, Louis J Stamler, and his wife, Ida, of Leisure World, Calif. Mr. Stamler was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Bertie, Mary and Frieda; and one son-in-law, Roy Bowers. Mr. Stamler I lived in New York City until he was drafted into the U.S. Army during World War II. He survived D-Day and all that followed. After the war, he attended watchmaking school in Denver on the G.I. Bill. While attending the school, he met and married his wife, Florence. Mr. and Mrs. Stamler for 16 years lived in Scottsdale,_Ariz where he worked as a watchmaker. In 1967, the family moved to Pacific Grove, Calif., where he was employed as a jeweler until his retirement in 1980. After his retirement, he and Mrs. Stamler moved to San Lorenzo to be near his children, who already lived in Grant County. Mr. Stamler enjoyed a lifetime interest in photography; he loved taking photos of his children and their friends. His children arranged a special selection of his photographs and dis- played them at the memorial service Sunday. He was a member of the Religious Society of Friends, Gila Friends Meeting. Memorials may be made to Salvador Schools Project, P.O. Box 839, Silver City, NM 88062. Bright Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Stella M. Stamp, mother of Mrs S. F. Minor of Bayard, passed away Tuesday evening at the Hillcrest General Hospital after a brief ilLness. She was 75 years of age and had resided here, only six months. The remains were shipped to Wellington, Kan., Wedseday where they will be interred following services there. Survivors in this area are Mrs. Minor and two children, Forrest William , and Richard Eugene Minor.

STAMPER: Tommy P. Stamper, 93, passed away Thursday night at Sunshine Haven Nursing Home in Lordsburg. Services are pending with Curtis-Bright and Lordsburg Funeral Homes

Mr. Buster Standerfer passed away last week in Arkansas. He had been in bad health for several years. Buster lived in Reserve for around ten years and was a log skidder and loaderman most of his life. The Standerfers lived, where the Bill Hughey family presently live. Mr. Standerfer is survived by his wife, Thelmer, two daughters, Evelyn and Freda, two sons, Tommy and Teddy.

Stanford: Dovie B. Stanford, 73, died at Hillcrest Hospital Wednesday after a brief illness. She was a native of Garfield County, Okla., and has lived in Grant County for the past 37 years. For many years she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Bayard, and a member of the First Baptist Church of Silver City for the past ten years. She is survived by her husband, R.T., two sons, Bruce Lee of Duncan, Ariz. and Don Lee of Silver City; one daughter Mrs. Betty Jackson of Las Vegas, Nev.; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild; one brother, L.D. Rauh of Pocatello, Idaho; four sisters, Mrs. Birdie Boatman of Corona, Calif.; Mrs. Eva Haughn of Riverside, Calif.; Mrs. Dollie Duggan of San Luis Obispo, Calif., and Mrs. Rosie Alexander of Yakima, Washington.

John W. Stanley, 68, passed away Sunday, September 25. Mr. Stanley was a native of Lakeland, Minn., and was a retired employee of Community Public Service having served for 36 years. He was past president of the Bayard Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Bayard Lion’s Club, and was active with the Board of Directors of the Boy Scouts. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mabel Stanley of Central, two sons, John V. Stanley of Seabrook, Tex., Paul A. Stanley of Phoenix, Ariz. and five grandchildren. Rosary services were recited Monday, September 26 at the Curtis-Bright Chapel. Funeral Mass was said Tuesday, September 27 at the Santa Clara Catholic Church in Central. Graveside ser~ vices followed at the Masonic Cemetery in Las Cruces, N. Mcx. Serving ,as pallbearers were Jerry Hanter, Frank Baca, Ernie Brown, 0. 0. Oldham, Ray Dean and George McCarthy. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Heart Fund.

Stanley: Isaac Henry Stanley, age 80, a resident of Arenas Valley for the past 72 years, passed away at the Hillcrest General Hospital on Monday. Mr. Stanley is survived by his wife, Mr. Minnie B Stanley; a Son, Henry A. and four grandchildren. He was the last charter member of Tyrone Masonic Lodge No. 52, and a retired mining man. Funeral services were held on Wednesday afternoon at 8 o'clock at the Cox Mortuary Chapel with Rev. Harold E. Johnson officiating. Burial services followed at the Masonic cemetery with the Tyrone Masonic Lodge conducting commital services at the grave. Pallbearers wer Tom White, B. V. Hedges. Ted Schroeter, Jr., Ted Schroeter, Sr., Fred Prevost, Jr., and Elton Robinson. Cox Mortuary was in charge of the arrangements.

Stanley: Mabel L. Stanley, 77, of Central passed away Thursday ather residence. She was born March 15, 1914, in River Falls, Wis., to Stella Ada (Thayer) Pomeroy and Frank Sheppard Pomeroy. Mrs. Stanley was a member of the Santa Clara Catholic Church in Central and the Bayard Lioness Club. She is survived by her two sons, John Frederick Stanley of Houston and Paul Arlyn Stanley of Phoenix. She is also survived by five grandchildren, Brenda Kay Sample, Michael Lynn Stanley, John Matthew Stanley, Kathleen Anne Lee and Robert William Stanley, and two great-grandchildren, John Layton and Kristen Danielle. Mrs. Stanley was predeceased by her husband, John Stanley, in September 1977. Mass of the Christian burial was celebrated this morning at the Santa Clara Catholic Church with the Rev. Mike Lindsay officiating. Interment followedin the Masonic Cemetery in Las Cruces. Arrangements were by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home of Silver City.

STANLEY: Mrs. Minnie B. Stanley, 84, died last Thursday. The Rev. Sam Thompson of the Presbyterian Church conducted funeral services Saturday at the Curtis Mortuary chapel. Burial was in the Masonic Cemetery.

Lee Stanton, husband of. the former Helen Louise Turner, daughter of Mrs. Hodge .‘ Boulware ‘of Charlotte, Va:, and the late Major -John W Turner died the past week In Emmettsburg, Iowa. Surviving are his ‘wife, born In Silver City, three children and his parents.

Stapel: James Scott Stapel, 77, of Silver City passed away Thursday at Hacienda de Salud nursing home in Silver City. Mr. Stapel was born Nov. 1, 1914, in Aurora, Iowa, to Arthur C. and Gertrude I. (Gundlach) Stapel. He was a veteran of World War II, serving with the 1st Armored Division. He was a Master Mason, a life member of the National Rifle Association, a member of the National Association of Federal Employees and a member of the Valley Community Church. He had resided in Grant County for the past 10 years. Mr. Stapel is survived by his wife, Florence (Cureton) Stapel of Silver City; two daughters, Carol Ann Stapel of Azusa, Calif., and Susan Lynn Stapel of Las Cruces; a stepson, David C. Baker of Houston; two stepdaughters, Mary Stanley and Sally Severance, both of Boulder, Colo; a brother, Charles W. Stapel of Glendale, Calif., two sisters, Ethel Allen of Hazelton, Iowa, and Bernice Parker of Silver City; and two grandchildren, Amanda M. Stapel and Joshua J.S. Smith, both of LasCruces. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Curtis-Bright Funeral Home, 210 W. College Ave., Silver City. TheRev. Ken Schultz, pastor of the Valley Community Church, will officiate. Interment will follow at Fort Bayard National Cemetery with full military honors and the Masonic rites. Contributions inmemory of Mr. Stapel may be made to Valley Community Church, P.O. Box 8, Bayard, N.M. 88023. Arrangements are by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home of Silver City.

STAPLES: Helen schmitt Staples, 98, of Wausan, passed away Saturday. She and her late husband, Stanley Staples, were frequent visitors to New Mexico and had friends in Silver Mr. Staples died in 1976. She was born in Miiii, the last of five children to Harrison L. and Grannis Schmitt. Mrs. Stap1es is survived by her two sons;, Stanley and John, their wives; several children and greathildren; and a sister-in-law Ethel H. Schmitt of Silver City. Mrs. Schmitt was married to the late Harrison A. Schmitt, Mrs. Staples brothcr. Funeral serwill be held in Wausa.

John Riggs Stark, 78, a resident of Deminq , died Wednesday. July 6 at Mimbres Meniorial Hospital in Deming. He was born May 6, 1905 in Wilcox. Ariz. His father, W. A. Stark, settled in San Simon Cienega, Ariz Territory, in 1879 and his mother, Mary Riggs, settled in Chricahua Mountains, Arizona Territory, in 1878. Mr. Stark was a member of the Masons, York Rite, Shrine Club, Order of the Eastern Star, Elks, New Mexico Farm. and Livestock Bureau and was’ a life member of the Cowboy Hall of Fame. He had served on the board of the Texac Southwest Cattle Ranchers Association had been on the executive board of the Arizona cattle Growers and was past president of the New Mexjco Cattle Growers Association. He had owned ranches in Arizona and New Mexico since 1931 and had ranched in the Silver City area since 1944. Funeral services were held Friday, July 8 at the First United Methodist Church in Deming, with the Rev, Jeffrey A. Symonds officiating. Burial followed at Riggs Cemetery, outside Wilcox. Survivors include his wife, Goldie Stark of the home.; three daughters. Mary Sweetsar of Deming. Connie McCauley of Silver City and Frances Brown of Santa Rosa; 12 grand children and 19 great grandchildren. Mr. Stark was preceded in death by two brothers, Harold and Frank, and one sister, Eunice Creasey. Pallbearers were Mr. Stark’s grand sons, John Sweetsar, Martin Sweetsar, . Jimmy. McCauley, Joe McCauley, David McCauley.,Charles Brown, Randal Brown and Robert Brown. Wheeler Mortuary’ of Deming is in charge of all arrangments.

Mrs. Mary Riggs Stark, mother of John Stark, rancher of Deming, died the past week in Long Beach Calif. Funeral services were held at Wlllcox, Arizona, where burial took place. Mrs. Stark was born near Walsenburg, Colo., May 21, 1872, and her family located in Arizona in 1877 in the Suiphur Springs Valley, where they established the Riggs Settlement. On December 31, 1896, she was married to William A. Stark. From this marriage were born four children Mr. Stark passed away in 1936 and their only daughter, Mrs. Eunice Stark Creasey, died in 1952. Surviving are three sons, Harold of Elfrida, Ariz., Frank, Newport Beach, Calif., and John, Deming; a sister, Mrs. Lucy Moore, Willcox, Ariz.; a brother, B. K. Riggs, Dos Cabezos, Ariz.’; nine grand children and 25 great-grandchildren,

STARK: Goldie Irene Jones Stark, 88, a longtime Derning area resident, died Saturday at Mimbres Memorial Nursing Home. Visitation will be from 2_8 p.m. Tuesday at Baca's Funeral Chapels in Deming and the funeral service will be held Wednesday morning at 10 at the First United Methodist Church in Dening with Dr. Charles Grail, pastor, officiating. Internment will follow at the Riggs Cemetery in Arizona that afternoon. She was horn July 31, 1907, in Carand Jennie Carr Jones. The family moved to California when she was 6 years old. She attended schools in Brawley, and Long Beach, Calif., and worked with her father in his print shop, In l924 she married John Stark in Long Beach. Shortly afterward, they moved to Cochise County, Ariz., where they engaged in ranching. They lived in Douglas, Ariz., part of the year to send their girls to school. In 1940, they purchased the Honeymoon Ranch north of Clifton, Ariz. They moved to New Mexico in 1944 after buying the Turner `Ranch near Whitewater south of Silver City. In 1957, they retired and moved to Deming. Mrs. Stark Was a member of the Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, Ruth Chapter Order of the Eastern Star, White Shrine and Mimbres Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. She was an honorary member of Border-belles and Copper Cow-belles, and a member of the New Mexico Cattlegrowers Association. When she was living in Douglas., she helped form the original Cowbelle organization in 1939 an ad organize the First in Cattlegrowers groups in Arizona. She was a member of a group of women instrumental in the building of the membres Nursing Home. At Methodist Church stands a bell tower given by Mrs.Stark, her family and friends in mernory of her late husdand, John, who died in 1983. She was a loving mother and grandmothcr, loved traveling, helping others and having fun. Survivors include three daughters Mary Sweetser of Deming, Connie McCauley her husband, James, of Silver City, and Frances Brown of A1buqueque; two sisters, Shirley Jones of Longg Beach and Don Jones of Harbor City, Calif.; three sisters, Virginia Kane of Long Beach, Jerry Swigart of Alamitos, Calif., and Vera Gillespie of Grover, 12 grandchi1dren, John and Martin Sweetser of Deming, Sue Waggoner of Laramie, Wyo., Mary Neville of Aztec, Jimmy, Joe David McCauley and Lherine Moor of Silver City, Connie Ann McCauley Las Cruces, Charles Brown of Albaquerque, Randal Brown of Santa Rosa Robert Brown of Winnumucca, Nev.; 33 greatindchildren; and four great-step-grandchil¬ dren. She was preceded in death by her husband, John; brothcr, Marshall Jones; a sister Gladys King; a greatridson, Tyler McCauley; two sons-in-law, Kenneth Sweetser and Sam Brown. Pallbearers will be grandsons. Memorials in memory may be directed the First Methodist church, 1020 S. Granite, Deming, NM 88030 or the order of Eastern Star benevolent Fund in care of Helen Covey, 1301 E. Ore, Deming, NM 88030. Enrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels of Deming. LI~ ~

STARLIPER: Helen A. Starliper, 82, died Friday evening in Silver City. Mrs. Starliper was born in Plankinton, S. D., and was a resident of Bayard since 1965. She was a member of the Bayard Methodist Church; was a past matron of the Order of Eastern Star, Hurley Chapter No. 43; was a past president of the Evergreen Garden Club; was a past president of the Bayard Lioness; and was a librarian at the Bayard Public Library. She is survived by her daughter, Betty Starliper of Bayard; one sister, Ida Hawkins of Sun City, Ariz.; and one nephew, Dean Fenner of Conifer, Colo. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Wheeler Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Ray Stafford officiating. Arrangements are by the Wheerer Funeral Home of Silver City.

Marshall Parker Starliper, 70, suffered a fatal heart attack Thuresday in Odessa Tx. Mr Starliper was a native of Stanton Neb., and had lived in Bayard for the past five years. He was a retired research chemist for the American Transportation corporation. He was a member of the Bayard Methodist church; the Bayard Lions club; a member of the E Chicago Ind Masonic Lodge No 595; and honorary member of the Masonic Lodge No 44 and a member of the yorkrite Bodies of Deming where he held the Yorkrite Cross of Honor. Survivors include his widow, Helen of Bayard; one daughter, Miss Betty Jeanne Starliper of Bayard; one brother, Aaron of Rapid City S D and one nephew Dean Fenner of Denver Colo. Funeral services were held in the Curtis bright funeral chapel at 2pm Saturday with internment following in the Hillcrest memorial Garden cemetery in Las Cruces. The Rev gordon Curty of the Bayard United Methodist church officiated with the Santa Rita Masonic lodge conducting graveside services. Casket bearers were Ted Schroeter, Bill McKinny, Rayburn Gray, Jess Taylor, H O Oliphant, and Dick Shanks. Honorary bearers were Dr D L Woodworth, Dr David L Walker, Joe Stewart, and Dwight houston. The family has requested that in lieu of flowers donations be made to the Grant county Heart Fund in care of curtis bright Funeral home.

STARNES: Betty Jo Starnes, 63, of deming died Monday morning in Membres Memorial hospital in Deming. She was born March 13 1922 in Willow springs Mo.; and moved to Deming in 1962 from Silver City. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, the PEO, and the Tyrone chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star. Survivors include her husband fred of Deming; two sons, Gary N Starnes of Deming, and Kirby R Starnes of Deming; Two sisters, Neva Stepp and Blance Cooley, both of Silver city; one granddaughter, Deni Starnes of Deming; three nieces, and eight nephews. She was the daughter of the late Mr and Mrs Fred Newman of Silver city. Graveside services will be held at 3:30pm Thursday afternoon at Mountain view cemetery. The Rev Steven Campbell will officiate. Baca’s Wheeler was in charge.

STARNES : Fred (Charlesa) Starnes, 66, resident of Las Cruces St, Deming, died Wednesday night in Mimbres Memorial hospital. He was born July 7 1919 in Johnson city Tenn, was an Army veteran of WW II and was a part of the Batan Death March. In 1962 he moved to Deming from Silver City and served as president of the Deming National Bank for many years. Hee served as president of the Dewing-Luna County Chamber of Commerce, tile Rio Mimbres Country Club and the New MeXICO Bankers Association. Hee is survived by two sons, Gary and Kirby Starnes ; and One granddaughter, Denni Starnes, all of Deming. Visitation Will he held from 2—8 p. in today in Baca’s Wheeler Funeral Chapels. The graveside service is set for 2 p.m. on Saturday at Moutain View Cemetery, Deming. The Rev. Steven Chappell , Pastor of the First United Methodist Church , will Officiate and internment will follow. Baca’s Wheeler is in charge.

Starnes: Ray Starnes, a former resident of Silver City and prominent in Los Angeles business and civic circles, died Monday. He was a son of Mrs. Mary Starnes and brother of Fred Starnes. In addition to his mother and brother here, he is survived by his wife and two daughters and three sisters. During his residence in Silver City, Mr. Starnes was associated in business with the late Fred Borenstein. Funeral services were held Wednesday in Los Angeles. Interment took place in Forest Lawn cemetery. Visiting in California at the time of his brother's death were Fred Starnes and his wife.

Funeral services were held Saturday at the cox mortuary chapel for William C. Silsby, 80, a pioneer, retired rancher of grant county, where he had lived for 62 years. He was born in London england. for many years Mr Silsby was one of New Mexico's principal mohair growers operating a ranch in the burro mountains. He sold his ranch and stock some years ago and moved to Silver City. He was a charter member of the IOOF Lodge. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mary Francis Williams Silsby whom he married in 1910. Funeral rites were conducted by the Rev. Charles S. Walker of the first Methodist Church and burial took place in the Silver City cemetary with IOOF graveside ritualistic services. Serving as pallbearers were G. O. Burchfield, Sam Mosner, Henery Watson, and John Brown.

STEADMAN: William F. Steadman, 28, a resident of Casa Grande, Ariz., died April 29. He was born Nov. 13, 1968, in Hartford, Cono., the son Of Edwj~ and Shirley SteacJrna~ He is Survived by his mother; a daughter, Marjah Smith of Casa Grande; a son, Jeremiah Steadman of Casa Grande; three sisters, Darlene Mc-Cahill of Connecticut, Carol Roberts of Vermont, and Cynthia Steadman of New Mexico; and three brothers, Michael Steadman of Connecdcut, Timothy Steadman of Connecticut and Robert Steadman of Phoenix. Mr. Steadiflafl was preceded Ia death by his father and a brother, Gary Steadman. Funeral services were held Monday in Casa Grande. Arrangements were by Cole & Maud Mortuary.

Stearman: Samuel W. Stearman, 88, a resident of Pinetop, Ariz., passed away in Phoenix, Ariz., Feb 26. He was born Oct. 9, 1900, in McCloud, Okla. He lived in Hurley from 1920 to 1965 and was the office manager of Chino Mines. He is survived by his wife, Fannie Stearman of Pinetop; two sons, Samuel W. Stearman and Robert B. Stearman, both of Phoenix; five grandchildren; and ninegreat-grandchildren. Graveside services will be conducted Wednesday at 1 p.m. in the Memory Lane Cemetery with the Rev. Richard P. Lynch officiating. Arrangements are by the Wheeler Funeral Home.

STEBBINS: Helen A Stebbins, 71 of Las Cruces, beloved wife of John W. Stebbin's passed 'away Saturday Feb 14 at Memorial Medical Center. She was a family therapist,Having received her master's degree at New Mexico State University. She is survived by her husband of Las Cruces; daughters,. Chase Ault and husband. Nick, of Santa Fe, Angie Preston and husband, Verge, of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, Shelley Huber and husband, Wally, of Dallas,' and Valerie Mothershead of Anchorage, Alaska; two;, sons, James Mothershead of Seattle, and Robert, Mothershead and wife, Felicia, of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico; and three - stepchildren, Debra Stebbins of Silver City, Teresa Clark and husband, Dave, of Flagstaff, Ariz., and John Steb- bins and his wife of Roswell. Other survivors include one brother, James Allison, and wife. Jerry, of Clovis; and a sister, Hazel, of Rochester; Minn., as well as 15 grand- children. She was preceded in death by her mother, Ovie Smooth of Clovis, and her father, Roy Allison of Jal. At her request cremation has taken place. And a memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at The Unitarian Universal Church of Las Cruces, 2000 S. Solano, with the Rev.. Mark W. Christian officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to the Association, for Retarded Citizens, 2211 ARCA Drive, Anchorage, Alaska,99508. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels of Las Cruces and Baca's Mimbres Crematory.

STEBBINS: Dr. John W. Stebbins returned from Clovis where attended the funeral of his father John W. Stebbins, Sr., which held last Wednesday. Mr. Stebbins died in an Anillo, Texas, hospital where he was under treatment for a heart-attack suffered at his Clovis home. Besides the son in Silver City, survivors are two other sons, William and Calvin Stebbins of Clovis; two daughters, Mrs. Pearson of Clovis and Mrs. Susan Miller of Aztec and grandchildren.

Stedcke: Doris A. Stedcke died Nov. 16 in Mimbres at the age of 68. She was formerly a resident of Andover, Ohio, and was a former member of volunteers in Service to America. Survivors are two sons William and Terry of Mimbres; two grandchildern, William and Tammy of Flordia; two sisters, Janice Weir of Truth or Consequences and Bea Resides of New York; and a brother Roger Leach of Mimbres. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Sedcke, her parents Fred and Elda Leach and two sisters. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Mrs. Lyman Stedt, Sr., former resident of Silver City, died the past week in San Bernardino, Calif., where she had lived in recent years. She was the mother of Waiter E. Fleming of Silver City and Frank Fleming of Las Cruces. Funeral services and burial took place in San Bernardno,

STEED: Robert Merideth Steed, 70, of Silver City lost the battle with cancer and went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Jan. 15. The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. today at Bright Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at Messiah Lutheran Church, 25th and Swan streets. Interment with military honors will be at Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Mr. Steed was born July 28, 1929, in Akron, Ohio. He was the son of Harry Montford Steed and Sylvia Gayle Merideth Steed. Mr. Steed married Ladonna "Dottie" Moon on Dec. 30, 1981, in Bayard. He is survived by his wife, Ladonna; a son, Danny Steed of Philcampbell, Ala.; one daughter, Ruby 0. Florey of Cleelm Wash.; two stepsons, Michael F. Moon of Tucson, Ariz., and David L. Moon of Santa Maria, Calif.; a step-daughter, Janie R. Henson, and her husband, Steven, of , Springerville, Ariz.; a foster; daughter, Debbi'e Lynn Mersser, and her husband, Randy, of Columbus, Ohio; a brother, Richard E. Steed of Silver City; 10 grand-children Susan McKee and her husband. Donald, of -------- son, Timmi Hodson, Elscy Hodson and Curtis Hodson, all of Cle Elm, Glen Moon and his' wife, DeAnn, of Navasota, Texas, Clay Moon of Seattle, Brent Lee Moon of Las Vegas, Nev., Cheyenne Greenwood and her husband, Willie, of Springerville, and Dakota Henson; two foster grandchildren, Chad Lee Marcum and Jimmy Ray Marcum of .Columbus; four great-grand-children, Ashley McKee, Daniel McKee and Stephanie McKee of Philcampbell, and Cheyille Renna Greenwood of Springerviile; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents; one son. Bobby Steed; and two sisters, Mary Sieger and Marie Wycuff. He attended elementary school in Akron and graduated from high school in Columbus. He studied electrical engineering at Ohio State University. Mr. Steed entered the U.S. Army in 1946 and spent most of his duty between Sandia Base and Kirtland field in Albuquerque and Los Alamos. He was with the Manhattan Project as a military police officer. After his time in the service, he returned to his home state of Ohio, touching base with family and friends. He had fond memories of cousins and a farm in the hills of the little town of Fresno, Ohio. Never forgetting the love for the West, he returned and lived most of his adult life in Arizona, California and New Mexico. He attended Eastern Arizona College and received a certificate of proficiency in electrical engineering, which was his trade. After meeting his present wife, while in Tucson, Ariz., and their retiring, they returned to Silver City in 1986 and bought their first home. They made Silver City their permanent residence in 1989. He was a member of American Legion Post 18 and the Messiah Lutheran Church. After moving to Silver City. he renovated several homes and loved working with his hands. His quality and craftsmanship excelled. He loved collecting antiques and making sure they were in good working order. He enjoyed the laid-back lifestyle of this small town, and his children and stepchildren, but most of all he loved his church and the Lord. The Lord granted him his last wishes, to see his 70th birthday, to celebrate his 18th wedding anniversary, to see the year 2000, and to take an Amtrak train ride. Three were granted and the fourth God took care of, as he was on the Amtrak to heaven. He was an unforgettable man. who was loved and will be greatly missed by his wife of 18 years and his children. He will be remembered by his stepchildren for the fulfillment of his promise that he would be a good and faithful husband to their mother. Friends from East to West will sadly miss him. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Road, N.E., Atlanta, GA 30329, or Messiah Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 401, Silver City, NM 88062. Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Death last Thursday at Hurley claimed Howazd P. Steel, 83, aPioneer resident of Montrose, Colo, who. had been living in Grant county for the past’ 15 months, with Mrs. Steel. He was the father of Mrs. B. A. Robbin~ and Mrs. R. J. Detsher, Ruriey Other survivors are his Widow and a brother, Elmer Steel, Fort. Forescue Mo. Mr. Steel was born in Mlssour1 but resided in Colorado for 47 years, being prominent in business and civic affairs In Montrose and serving as a county official there for 16 years. ~Accompanied by members of the family, the body was sent to Montrose by the Cox Mortuary here funeral services were held and Interment took place.

Clarence Steele, 58, a 16 year’ resident of Hurley, died Friday evening in Hillcrest Hospital. Mr. Steele was a retired Kennecott employee.. He is survived by his widow Mrs. Oleta Steele of Hurley; one daughter, Mrs. Thomas L. Cole of Silver City, and four grandchildren,’ He is also survived by one brother, Ray Steele of Los Angeles, Calif., two sisters,, Mrs. Thelma Nelson of Midway, and Mrs. Pearline Hood of Ada, Okla. Funeral services were held in the Silver City, Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints Monday at 9 a.m., with Bishop’ Earl Young in charge of arrangements. Internment followed Mon.day at 3:30 p.m. in the Mountainaire Cemetery at Mountanaire, N. M. The Curtis.Brigfit Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

STEELE: Trever Lamonte Steele, 36, of Silver City, formerly of Deming, passed away Thursday, April 20. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Bright] Funeral Home. Memorial funeral services were to be conducted at 2 p.m. today in the First Baptist Church in Gila, with Pastor Walter Huber officiating. Mr. Steele was born Sept. 9, 1963, in Laguna Beach, Calif. He was the son of Charles Ray Steele and Wanda Lee Boone Steele. He was married to Glenda Kirkland. Mr. Steele is survived by his wife, Glenda, of Topeka, Kan.; his parents; one brother, Ted Conner, and his wife, Sonya, of Phoenix; four sisters, Darlene Horner and her husband, Paul, of Denver, Charlene Muivaney and her husband, Richard, of Illinois, Connie Gulick and her husband, Mike, of Albu- querque, and Donna Stanfield and her husband, Wes, of Plainview, Texas; one son, Lonnie Steele; one step- daughter, Toni Kirkland of Topeka; his mother and father-in-law, Cherie and Ken Burkhart of Topeka; and numerous other relatives. Mr. "Steele grew up in Deming, and attended and graduated from Deming schools. After he graduated high school, he traveled around the country, working in the mining industry as a metallurgist. He enjoyed hunting and the outdoors. He will be missed by his family and many friends. Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

STEELE: Eldon Clarence Steele, 61, a 40-year resident of Hurley, entered eternal rest Monday at Horizon Southwest in Silver City. Mr. Steele was born Sept. 2, 1934, in Mountainair to Clarence and Oleta Ruif Steele. On Feb. 14, 1953. he married Laveda Bishop in Estancia. He retired from Kennecott Copper Corp. as machine shop foreman in 1987 with 30 years service. He enjoyed hunting, flshrng and the outdoors. He was allways ready to help friends vith all their projects, and loved making and repairing anything mechanical. He could fix almost anything that was broken. He enjoyed all sports and spending time with family and friends. His most treasured time was The time he spent at the Bishop ranch working with the cattle and performing other ranch duties. A visitation with the family will he held Friday at Baca's Funeral chapels from 1-3 in the afternoon. A gravesidc service will be held Saturday at 2 rn. at the Mountainair cemetery. Survivors include his wife, Laveda, of the family home; a son, Duane Steele of Rio Rancho; a daughter, Janet Ahrcns, and her husband, Brandon. of AIbuquerque; his mother, Oleta Steele of Hurley; three andchildren, Kevin Steele, and Blake andRyan Ahrcns; sister, Mayrice Cole, and her husband, Tom, of Silver City; his mother-in-law, Lola Bishop of Mountainair; his sisters-in-law, Roberta Oney Mountainair, and Vivian Wooteres and her husband, BiII, of Albuquerque; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. He was preceedd in death by his father Clarence Steele. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a favorite charity in memory of Eldon Steele. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Steensen: Mrs. Elizabeth Steensen of Los Angeles, daughter of Mrs.Eunice Grenfell, died at her home in Los Angeles, Sunday morning, Feb 10. Mrs. Grenfell and another daughter, Mrs. Frances Blair of Santa Rita, left immediately for Los Angeles. Mrs. Steensen, the former Elizabeth Thwaits, was born and reared in Silver City and graduated from Western High School. In addition to her mother and sister, she is survived by her husband who is a set director M. G.M. studios and by one son Keith Blair. Funeral arrangements are pending.

STEINBERG: Services were held Feb. 27 for Chad W. Steinberg, who died Tuesday, Feb. 24, in Durángo, Colo. He was 1$. He was horn Sept. 6,1979, in Silver City, and moved with his family to Durango in 1996 for his junior year of high school. A senior at Durango High School he was active with the speeeh and debate team and loved snowboarding. Survivors include his father, Scott Steinberg of Durango; his mother, Nancy Frederick Steinberg of Durano, a sister, Jaime Steinberg of Tucson, Ariz.; and his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Frederick of Joliet, Ill.; and Rita Steinberg. Memorial contributions may be made to La Plata County Humane Society, P.O. Box 2164, Durango, CO 81302.

Steinzig: David Andrew Steinzig, 27, a longtime Silver City resident, died Saturday. He was born Aug. 14,1966, in Limestone, Maine, to Dr. Richard Steinzig and Paula Burns Steinzig. He was a1984 graduate of Silver High School, where he was active with the wrestling team and was co-salutatorian of his class. In 1988, he received his bachelor of arts degree in biology at Colorado College. He was a general contractor and owner of Bear Mountain Construction Co. in Silver City. He was instrumental in organizing the Silver City Homebuilders Association. Visitation will begin at 1 Wednesday afternoon at Baca's Funeral Chapels and the funeral service will be held there at 2. Thomas H. Laws and Gerald Billings will officiate. Interment will follow at a private family plot. Survivors include his parents, Dr. Richard and Paula Steinzig of Silver City; a brother, Michael Steinzig of St. Louis; two sisters, Katherine Steinzig Wilka and her husband, John, of Tucson, Ariz., and Elizabeth Ann Steinzig of Phoenix; his grandmothers, Mrs. Louis Steinzig of Hyannis, Mass., and Pauline Burns of Silver City; his paternal uncles and aunt, Donald and Robert Steinzig and Barbara Solomon; his maternal uncles, Edward and John Douglas Burns; and his former wife, Asia Martinez. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorials be directed to The David Steinzig Scholarship Memorial Fund, in care of Home Federal Savings Bank, P.O. Box 1480, Silver City, N.M. 88062. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Pete Stella, 82, a former resident of Silver city died last Tuesday night at Bataan Memorial Methodist hospital in Albuquerque. He was a retired Mogollon miner who following his retirement worked for the Silver city water Dept until 1957. At that time he and his family moved to Morenci Az to reside. Survivors are his widow Mrs Rafaela Stella, morenci; 5 daughters, Mrs Angel Marin of Los angeles, Mrs Leo ross of morenci, Mrs Carla Contreras of Bayard, Mrs Eddie Chavez Jr of Vanadium and Mrs Eugene Garcia of Albuquerque; a son Pete Stella Jr of Silver city; 17 grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Rosary services were held at the Curtis mortuary chapel and the funeral mass was said at St Vincent De Paul Catholic church. Burial was in the Catholic cemetery

Stella: Rafaela S. Stella, 92, of Vanadium, died Monday in Silver City. Mrs. Stella was a communicant of the Catholic Church. She was a resident of Grant County most of her life. Mrs. Stella is survived by five daughters, Natalia Marin of Los Angeles, Calif., Agnes Ross of Morenci, Ariz., Clara Ortiz of Silver City, Lucy Chavez of Vanadium and Tina Garcia of Albuquerque; one son, Pete B. Stella of Las Cruces; one sister, Stephanie Bagge of Pocotello, Idaho; 17 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. Mrs. Stella was preceded in death by her husband, Pete Stella, in 1964. Rosary recitation will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. in the Wheeler Funeral Home chapel and Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated Friday at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard. The Rev. Ricardo Hinojal will officiate at both services. Interment will follow in the Silver City Catholic Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Larry Ross,Charles Holley, Aaron Garcia, Rito Stella, Jonathan Contreras and Richard Rodriguez. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Angel Marin, Leo Ross, Henry Ortiz, Edward Chavez, Gene Garcia, Richard Chavez and Bernard Telles. The Wheeler Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

STEPHENS: Clayton Milton Stephens 68 of Silver City passed away Sunday, June 28. Memorial services will be conducted Friday at 10 a.m. at Bright Funeral Home with the Rev. David Goble officiating. Mr. Stephens was born Aug. 6, 1929, in Silver City, the on of Edwin Bud’ Milton Stephens and Dora Etta Henry Stephens. Mr. Stephens was married to Patricia Ruth Cobb on Jan. 26, 1957, in Silver City. He ~s survived by a son, Michael Stephens of Silver City; a daughter, Judy Q’Loughlin, Santa Liara; and two grandchildren, Josh and Erin Miller, both of Santa Clara. Mr. Stephens was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Patty, in September 1996; and a son, Kenneth Stephens, in 1990. Mr. Stephens grew up on the family homestead and attended and graduated from Cliff Schools. He was a delegate at the first New Mexico Boys’ State and played basketball. He was a member of DeMolay. He graduated from the New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanical Arts in 1953 with a degree in animal husbandry. Mr. Stephens earned many honors as a member of the livestock judging team. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict. He was honorably discharged, and returned home and met his future wife, Patricia Ruth “Patty” Cobb. Together they raised three children on Sacaton Creek. Ranching was his primary interest. He also earned retirement from Phelps Dodge. He enjoyed an interest in geology. His last years were spent with his Family and friends. He was very proud of his grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the. Diabetes Foundation or a charity of choice Bright Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Chester A Stephans, 82, retired, a 17 year resident of glenwood died June 16 at Hillcrest hospital, Silver city. Surviving the deceased are his widow, Mrs Francis D Stephans, of glenwood; four sons, Bill of Fort Washakie, Wyo; Charles of Everatt Wash; Den Denham of Zapata Tx; and Monroe Denham of Silver city. Five daughters, Mrs Florence Vaughn and Mrs Ollie Leonelli of Kingman Az, Mrs Ester La Claire of fort Washington, Mrs blanche Crandell of Petaluma Ca and Mrs Ann Manning of Silver city; and a number of grandchildren. Funeral services were held at the curtis mortuary chapel, the Rev John Redman of the Sixth St Baptist Church conducting the rites. Burial was in Memory Lane cemetery.

Edgàr Stephens, 64, a retired electrician of Chino Mines Division, Kennecott Copper Corp., died last Saturday at his home in Silver City, where he had lived for 30 years. Surviving are a son, Robert Lee Stephens, Washington, D. C;. a daughter, Mrs. Janice Hale, Silver City. sister, Mrs. W. H. Cross, Morganville, Ga., and brother, W. L. Stephens, Pasadena, Calif. Funeral services were held ay afternoon at the Cox Mortuary chapel, conducted by the Rev. H. E. Johnson. Interment was in Silver City cemetery.

Stephans: Charles U. Stephans, 74, in ill health for a number of years, died Saturday at the Stephans residence in Silver City. He had reside d in the area for the past 15 years, and prior to joining his wife Mrs. Elizabeth Stephans, in the conduct of 'The Patio' had been the operator of the Grant County Gas & Oil Co. Immediate survivors are his wife; a daughter Mrs. Ella Maud Taylor of San Fransisco Calif.; two sons, John E. Stephans of Phoenix Az. and Gordon L. Stephans of Beverly Hills Calif.; a sister Mrs. J.I. McEnnis of Lousville Ky.; four grandchildren andthree great grandchildren. Funeral servies were held at 2p.m. Tuesday at the St. James Episcopal church in Mesilla Park. Officiating were the Rev. Konrad Kelly, assisting by the Rev. Bancroft Smith of St. Andrewa Episcopal Church Of Las Cruces. Internment was in the Las Cruces Masonic cemetary.

Stephan; David Francis Stephen, 75 of Deming, died May 29 at Mimbres Hospital. He was born Jan. 20, 1909 at Joliet, Ill. and moved to Deming in 1972. he was a retired civil service employee. A memorial service was held June 1 at the Baca's Wheeler Wayside Chapel with Fr. Ed Sullivan officiating. The Deming Masonic LodgeNo. 12 conducted last rites. He was a member of Deming Masonic Lodge, Joliet Masonic Lodge and Scottish Rite of Deming. Mr. Stephen is survived by his wife, Lillian A. Stephen of Deming and his cousins, Mrs. Sara Davies of Springfiled, Ill, Bob Square of Phoenix, Ariz., Julie Thompson of Gary, Ind., Mary Vfyskocil, Gerry Austin and Mary Lou Schwartz of Joliet, Ill. Arrangements by Baca's Wheeler Mortuary.

Daniel Edgar Stephens, 69, a veteran of World War I, died Friday at the Veterans Hospital at Fort Bayard. until his retfremerit he bad been a sales manager for a whoesale firm in New York City. Survivors are his widow, Mrs. Mary M. Stephens of Sliver City; two daughters, Mrs. 0. C. Beach of Sarasota Ca and Mrs.. D. B. Radke of Golden Co and, two sisters, Mrs Myrt Stephans of Fort Worth Tx and Mrs Onas Webb of Dalles Tx. Funeral services were held at 4pm Monday at the Curtis mortuary chapel, the Rev Henery meadows fort Bayard Chaplin officiating. Burial was in the Masonic cemetery with graveside ritualistic services by the Silver city Lodge of Masons.

Stephens: Mrs. Audrey Stephens, a former well known resident of Hurley when her husband, Dr. W.C. Stephens served as company doctor the the Kennecott Copper Corporation, died Thursday at Kearney, AZ. Mrs. Stephens has a daughter, Mrs. Melinda Barlowe, of Mesa AZ. Friends so desiring may make memorial contributions to a fund-The Audrey Memorial-started by Mrs. Stephens for a wing needed at the company hospital in Kearney.

Stephens: Bert T. Stephens, 87, former resident of Pinos Altos, and member of the Pioneer Bell family, whose father was a member of the Bell and Stephens mining partnership, died last Saturday in San Antonio, Texas. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Elizabeth Stephens and a son, Frank Stephens. Word of his death was received by his brother-in-law, Alex Thomas of Santa Rita. Funeral Services and Burial took place in San Antonio.

Stephens: Cecil R. Stephens, 87, died Sunday in Hillcrest General Hospital. Mr. Stephens was born in Pinos Altos in 1893 to a pioneer family and lived all of his life in the Grant County area,where he was a rancher. He served in the Army in France in World War I. Mr. Stephens belonged to the Valley Community Church and was a member of the V.F.W, Allingham-Golding Post No. 18 and a past member of the I.O.O.F. He is survived by his daughter, Lulu M. Stephens of Tokyo, Japan, two sons, Leslie R. Stephens of Littleton, Colorado, Charles Stephens of Eugene, Oregon, three grandchildren, Charlotte, Cathryn and Sean Stephens, all of Eugene, Oregon. Mr. Stephens was preceded in death in 1974 by hiswife, Margaret Newton Stephens, whom he married in 1920. Funeral services will be held Thursday morning at 10:30 a.m. at the Curtis-Bright Chapel with Reverend Kenneth Schultz officiating. Burial will follow in Pinos Altos Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers are, Manuel Elias, Bill Frazier, Richard Dannelley, Walter Biebelle, Marcel Biebelle and Frank Vesley. Officiating atthe graveside services will be the Allingham-Golding Post No. 18. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to a favorite charity.

Stephens: Dora Etta Stephens, 93, died Friday at her home in Silver City. Mrs. Stephens was born July 2, 1901 in Voca, Texas to Nancy Lodeema Fleming Henry and George William Henry. In 1922, she moved to New Mexico and was active in ranching. She was a homemaker. Funeral services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at Baca's Funeral Chapels. Burial will follow at the Cliff-Gila Mesa Cemetery in Gila. The Rev. Ted Sanborn will officiate. Pallbearers will be Wayne Dickerson, Sam Reed, Rolland Rice, Pete Wilmeth, Fred Prevost and Mike Stephens. Honorary hearers are her family, friends and old-time neighbors. She is survived by a son, Clayton Stephens and his wife, Pat, of Silver City; two grandchildren, Mike Stephens of Silver City and Judy Miller of Central; and two great-grandchildren, Josh and Erin Miller of Central. Mrs. Stephens was preceded in death by her husband, Edwin "Bud" Stephens; an infant son, William Stephens; and a grandson, Kenneth Stephens. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Stephens: Edwin M. "Bud" Stephens, 84, died at his home in Buckhorn, Sunday evening following a brief illness. Mr. Stephens was a native of Eastland, Tex. and had lived in Buckhorn for the past 61 years where he was engaged in ranching. He was a veteran of World War I, having served in the U.S. Army. Mr. Stephens is survived by his wife, Mrs. Dora Etta Stephens of Buckhorn; and three grandchildren. He is also survived by one brother, Grover Stephens of Clint, Tex., and one sister, Mrs. M.L. McKinley of Wichita Falls, Tex. Funeral services were held at the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel Wednesday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Hal Swartzendruber officiating. Interment followed at the Mesa Cemetery.

Stephens: Frances K. Stephens, 90, died September 26 at Rest HavenNursing Home. Mrs. Stephens was born March 6, 1888, in Hamilton, Texas, and had been a resident of Catron and Grant Counties since 1930. She was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church. Mrs. Stephens is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Anne Manning, a son, Monroe Denham, both of Silver City, six grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. September 29 in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel with Rev. Donald McDowell officiating. Burial followed in Memory Lane Cemetery. Serving aspallbearers were Don Fell, Stuart Hooker, Joe Saunders, Ed Waters,Henry Lanahan and Buddy Allred.

Stephens: Kelva Stephens, 67, a hommaker and resident of Arenas Valley, entered life eternal Wednesday at Sierra Vista Hospital inTruth or Consequences. She was born Jan. 31, 1926, to the late Jesse Monroe and Carrie (Gooch) DeShazer. Mrs. Stephens and her husband lived in Arenas Valley for the past 11 years. She was a Prostestant by faith and was a bingo enthusiast. Calling hours will be from 5-7 p.m. today at Baca's Funeral Chapels. Funeral services will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at Baca's with the Rev. Ray Keene officiating. Interment will follow at Memory Lane Cemetery, where she will be laid to rest. Survivors include her husband of 51 years, Jack Stephens of the home; her sons and daughters-in-law, Lloyd and Carol Stephens of Gillette, Wyo., and Richard and Debi Stephens of Arenas Valley; her daughters and sons-in-law, Idella and Earl Neudecker, and Connie and Roland Jutras, all of Arenas Valley; a brother, Jess DeShazer of Escondido, Calif., and her sisters, Maudie Harmon of Cushing, Okla., and Velma Petty of Escondido. Also surviving are seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Preceding her in death was a brother, Kenneth DeShazer. Casket bearers will be Vance Edwards, Jason Neudecker, Randy Stephens, John Stephens, Todd Jutras, Ricky Stephens and Michael Stephens. Honorary bearers will be Robney Beck, Danny Valentine, Butch Jutras and Terri Lewis. Memorials may be directed to the American Diabetes Foundation, 1660 Duke St., Alexandria, Va. 22314, or the American Heart Association, 7320 Greenville Ave., Dallas, Texas 75231. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Stephens, Kenneth Edwin Stephens, 29, a lifelong Buckhorn resident, died Wednesday at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born May 2, 1961, in Silver City to Clayton and Patricia Cobb Stephens, and attended the Cliff Schools. Private family serviceswere held today in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels with the Rev. J. Gorton Smith officiating. Cremation was by Mimbres Crematorium. Survivors are his parents, Clayton and Patricia Stephens of Silver City; a brother, Michael Stephens of Silver City; and a sister, Judy Miller of Central. Entrusted to the careof Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Stephens: Mrs. Margaret O. Stephens, 81 died at Resthaven NursingHome Saturday following an extended illness. Mrs. Stephens was a native of Philomath, OR., and had lived in Silver City for the past 40 years. Survivors include her husband, Cecil, of Silver City; two sons, Leslie of Littleton, CO., and Charles of Eugene, OR.; one daughter, Miss Lulu Marie Stephens of Tokyo, Japan; threegrandchildren; and one sister, Mrs. Ralph Woodcock of Newfane, NY.

Stephenson: Librada V. Stephenson, 78, a prominent restaurant owner in the mining area, passed away Saturday, January 28 in Hillcrest General Hospital. Mrs. Stephenson, who had owned and operated the San Nicolas Cafe first in Santa Rita and then in Bayard for many years, was particularly well known for her generosity and charitable attitude toward people. "If they didn'thave any money whe would feed them anyway," her daughter Rosemary Alvarado said. The deceased was born in Camargo, Chihuahua, Mexico, came to the Untied States in 1917 and acquired U.S. citizenship. Widowed, with a growing family, Mrs. Stephenson wentinto the restaurant business to make ends meet, Mrs. Alvarado said. Always active, the deceased was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church and active in the Guadalupana. She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Ray Welk of Spokane, Washington,Mrs. Anita Marquez and Mrs. Rosemary Alvarado, both of Bayard, four sons, Florencio V. Flores of Atlantic Beach, Florida, Francisco V. Flores of Hanover, Luis Flores and Monce Flores, bothof Bayard; two sisters, Mrs. Aurora Griego of Nuevo Casas Grandes,Chihuahua and Mrs. Frances Salce of Central. Also surviving her is a guardian child, Catalina Marquez, 54 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren. Rosary recitation was at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday and Funeral Mass 10 a.m. Wednesday, both at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard with Fr. Steven Lopez conducting both services. Interment followed at Memory Lane Cemetery. Serving aspallbearers were her grandsons Antonio Alvarado, Jose Flores, Felix Flores, Robert Marquez, Jr., Florencio G. Flores Jr., and Aurelio Flores. Honorary pallbearers were Manuel Huerta, Mike Galindo, Roddy Rodrguez, Pop Failor, Rodolfo Grijalva, Jesus Griego, Polo Griego, Rafael Salce Jr., Ramon Carrillo, Archie Chavez, Henry Gomez, Henry Villalobos Jr., Lorenzo Teran, Gustavo Mondragon, Juan Telles, Carlos Merino, Frank Maestas, Simon Nunez,Alfredo Marrufo, Daniel Artechi, Raul Sepulveda and Raymond Welk.

Miss Jessie May Stepp, 36,a former registered nurse at Fort Bayard Veterans Hospital, passed away at her home in Silver City last Friday. Death was attributed.  to a heart attack. She had resigned the hospital staff recently because of ill health. Surviving, besides her brother, Robert Stepp, Sliver City, is her mother, seven sister, and two brother-s residing in Virginia. Sam Steppe of Silver City was her cousin. Funeral arrangements were made by the Curtis Mortuary and the body was sent to Harrisonburg. Vs. where services were to be held, followed by burial.

Stepp: Albert Stepp of Singers Glen, Va., father of Robert Stepp,died at his home on March 21. In addition to his son here, he is survived by his widow, Mrs. Bowman Stepp, eight daughters and two sons, one sister, two brothers and twelve grandchildren.

STEPP: Michael B Stepp, born Feb 29, 1964, entered eternal rest Wednesday at the age of 32. He was born the son of Robert B. and Neva E. Stepp of Silver City. He is survived by his parents and by his brother Robert G. Stepp of Loomis Ca; his sister Laura Gillespie, and her husband Steve, of Silver City; his brother Jack J. Stepp of Las Cruses; and his nephew cody J. Ahlm of Silver City. Mr. Stepp loved the outdoors. He loved hunting, three wheelers, and golf. His family and friends will miss him.

Steppe: Ann Bernadette Steppe, 85, enteres into rest Wednesday in Santa Ana, Calif. She was born June 11, 1908, in Scranton, Pa., the third child of John Biknevicus and Anastasia Vickauskas Biknevicus, Lithuanian immigrants. She spent her childhood in Scranton and later moved to Detroit, where she married Samuel Robert Edward Steppe. In 1945, she moved to Silver City with her husband and three children. In early years, Mrs. Steppe was active in the St. Mary's Academy parent-teacher association, Silver Squares, Community Chorus and the Silver City Woman's Club.Later, she worked as secretary at Sixth Street School and was a member of the Copper Hills Golf Club. The funeral service will beheld Monday morning at 10 at Baca's Funeral Chapels with the Rev. John Jusseaume officiating. Interment will follow at Memory Lane Cemetery. Survivors include a daughter, Marianne Bragg, and her husband, Kenneth, of Irvine, Calif.; and two sons Michael Steppe and his wife, Linda, of Glendora, Calif., andRobert Steppe of Charlotte, N.C. Also surviving are two grandchildren, Amanda amd Philip Steppe of Glendora. She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Robert Edward Steppe, in 1991. Casket bearers will be Bob Steppe, Robert Steppe, Michael Steppe, Kenneth Bragg, Dale Rogers and Philip Robertson. In lieu of flowers, donations may be directed to The American Lung Association, 216 Truman N.E.,Albuquerque, N.M. 87108. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels of Silver City.

Steppe: Samuel Robert Edward Steppe, 85, died Friday in Silver City. The third child of Robert E. Lee Steppe and Minnie Cara Holsinger Steppe, he was born April 15, 1906, in Sarles, Cavalier County, N.D. He spent his early years in North Dakota and Alberta, Canada. Later, he moved to Detroit, where he was employed as a tire builder for U.S. Rubber Co. In 1945, Mr. Steppe moved to Silver City with his wife, Anna Biknevicus Steppe,and their three children. His first employment in Silver City was with Bassett Brothers Ford Agency. He retired from Southwest Distributing Co. in 1981. Mr. Steppe is survived by his wife; two sons, Michael and Robert; a daughter, Marianne Bragg; a sister, Roberta Bebb; and two grandchildren, Philip and Amanda Steppe. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. Silver City Elks Lodge No. 413, of which Mr. Steppe was a member for 46 years, will conduct the ceremony. Pallbearers will be Bob Steppe, Jack Steppe, Meredith Neal, Dale Rogers, Wayne Reed and Jim Barris. Honorary pallbearers will be Don Hatch, Robert Riddle, Joe Martinez, Fidel Martinez and Roddy Poindexter. The family requests no flowers.

Stermer: John H. Stermer Jr., 70, a resident of Silver City since1959, entered eternal rest at his residence Saturday morning. Mr. Stermer was a member of the board of directors of the New Mexico Arts Commission, New Mexico Symphony Orchestra and Silver City Arts Council. He was an artist whose works were widely exhibited in this country and abroad. After an education at the Art Student's League in New York and the Academie de la Grande Chaumiere in Paris, and eight years of work and study in France, Spain and Majorca, Mr. Stermer came to Grant County. He was a veteran of World War II, serving with the U.S. Navy in the Asiatic-Pacific campaign for three years. He received the Victory Medal for his service. In tribute to Mr. Stermer, Richard Bove, head of the Pratt Institute in New York, said: "John was a steady person in his attitude to art and steady in pursuit of art." Although he is known for the sizable quantity of paintings he produced, Mr. Stermer held his children and his wife, Lucianna, whom he married in New York City in 1952, to be the most importantpart of his life. The funeral liturgy service will be held Tuesday morning at 10 in St. Francis Newman Center with the Rev. George Reynolds officiating. The committal service will be at Fort Bayard National Cemetery with veterans honors accorded by American Legion Allingham-Golding Post No. 18. Survivors are his wife, Lucianna, of Silver City; a son, John Paul, of Las Cruces, five daughters, Maria Walsh and her husband, Philip, of Laramie, Wyo., Suzanne Polanco and her husband, Alfred, of Tyrone, Michelle Stermer of Denver, Capt. Margaret Stermer-Cox and her husband, Robert, presently stationed in Saudi Arabia and formerly of Newport News, Va., and Dorothy Roff and her husband, Derek, of Albuquerque; seven grandchildren, Jonathan and Michael Stermer, Liza and Justin Walsh, and Shastine, Alfred Polanco Jr. and Shauna Polanco; five brothers, Albert, Robert, Raymond, Paul and Alfred Stermer, all of Elmira, N.Y.; two sisters, Rena Roblyer and Helen Cassada, both of Elmira; and other relations, Dorothy and Arnold Drooz, and Mary, Harvey and Leonard Thornton. Casket bearers willbe John Paul Stermer, Jonathan Stermer, Philip Walsh, Alfred Polanco, Robert Cox and Derek Roff. Honorary bearers will be Richard Goldsmith, Ruben Gonzales, John Lincoln, Bob McCullough, Thomas Hill, Langford Keith, Charles Marquez, Jack Ullman and all his many friends. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

STERN: William Bernard “Bernie’ Stern, 77, of Silver City passed away Sunday at his residence in the Burro mountains . The family will receive friends Wednesday from 7-8 rim, at Bright Funeral Home. Funeral cer\’iCCS will he conducted Thursday at 11 a.m. at Bright Funeral Home. Interment will he in Memory Lane Cemetery. Mr. Stern was born June 26, 1920, in Las Cruces, the son of Eugene Stern and Mabel Lull Stern. He was married to Winifred Burke Stern and is survived by his wife. Other survivors arc five sons, Dr. Michael Stern and his wife, Pat, of St. Louis. Ted Stern of Moscow, Russia, Barney Stern and his wife, Connie, of Silver City, Dr. Don Stern and his wife, Debbie of Richmond, Vu.. and Doug Stern of Silver City; three sisters. Renee Martin of Silver City. Diane Supulveda and her husband. William, of Silver City. and Irene Ocskasy and her husband. Mike. of Charlotte. NC.: one brother, retired Li. Cmdr. E.J. Stern ol Las Cruces; a sister. Ladell Zuckerman, and her husband, Dr. Burton Zuckerman, of Las Cruces: 20 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren: and numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. Stern was preceded in death by his parents, a brother. Donald Stern, and two sisters. KoRoberta Kozeliski and Charlotte Schwartz. Mr. Stern attended Las Cruces High School and coiiipkted his high school in Yonkers. N.Y. He obtained special training in aircraft mechanics in Long Island. N.Y. He served in the U.S. Navy during \Vorld War 11 as an aircraft mechanic. He then moved to Arrcv. N where he operatcd a general store. He continues to persue a lifelong love by operating an automotive garage in Las Ciuces. Mr. Stern then moved to JoDona Anna where he owned and operated Thrifty Mercantile Store until 1957. In 1957, he moved his family to Silver City and purchased Union Furniture. Mr Stern moved Union Furniture from it’s original location to the old Silco Theater building on Bullar where he ~pr’rated the business until his retirement in 1992. Mr. Stern retired t The Ranch in the Burro mountains where he enjoyed several hobbies. ii eluding auto tiicchaniC~ ~oodworkiu1g and tandscar ing. He designed and dcve oped a spring—ted pon ~vhcre the family enloyc many happy hours Mr. Ster was a member ol’ the L:i Cruces Masonic Lodge. The family requests. in lieu ( flowers, donations be made to the Gila Regional Hospice, 131 32nd St., Silver Ci

STERN: W.B “Bernie”, 77, of Silver City, died at his residence. Services are pending with Bright Funeral

Lynn Sterrett, 56, assistant postmaster of Silver City for the past several years, and a member of the U. S. Postal Service for many years, died Sunday in a Houston, Texas, hospital, where he was undergoing treatment for a heart ailment. As a member of the Post Office staff here he had an outstanding record for efficiency, Postmaster David Reams said, in expressing regret because of his death. Mr. Sterrett had been in failing health for several months. A member of the Masonic Lodge in Silver City, Mr. Sterrett was also a member of the Scottish Rite and Knight Commander of the Court of Honor. Also, he was active in the First Methodist Church. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Mabel Sterrett; a son, Robert Sterrett, of Phoenix, and two daughters, Mrs. Owen Fowler of Mesa, Ariz,, and Mrs. William Calburg of Ogden, Utah. Funeral services were held In Tucson, where the deceased had formerly resided, followed by burial there.

A. R. Stevens, 43,criticaly injured Sunday afternoon in a highway crash near Reserve, died Monday at 5:00 p. m. in Silver, City General Hospital. The victim of the accident was brought to the hospital in a Cox ambulance a few hours after the crash, suffering from a broken back and head injuries. Another passenger in the car escaped with only minor cuts and bruises when the car left the the highway and rolled over. Stevens a resident of Amarillo, Texas was the traveling representative of the Pioneer Photo Studios of Sacrameflto Ca. He is survived by his parents MR and Mrs J F Parker and a sister Mrs Barney Wright of Manard Tx.

Mr Adolph Stevens, 91 year old PIoneer of Grantt County were he had lived for 74 years, passed away Wednesday at Hillcrest General Hospital. Surviving are a son, Cedi Stephens, Arenas Valley; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild a sister, Mrs. Leona Derbyshire of Sliver City. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Curtis Mortuary.

Mrs. Sherrill Stevens, 16-year-old mother and her three-months old son, Kenneth were asphyxiated last Thursday morning in their house trailer at Bayard. Fumes from an unvented gas heater caused their trajic death. The husband Billy Stevens, 21, was working outside at the time. When he returned to the trailer he found the young mother and child unconscious and summoned help. First aid was immediately rendered and ‘a Cox ambulance rushed ‘the two victems to Hillcrest General Hospital. The little boy was dead on arrival at the hospital and the mother Iived about an hour. All efforts to revlve her failed. An inquest was held by Justice of the Peace R. 0. Day. The coroner’s jury returned a verdict of accidental death. The Cox Mortuary sent the bodies to Alamogordo, where funeral services were held and burial took place. .

STEVENS: Rovale J. Stevens died Dec. 26 in Pasadena, Calif. lie was reduction plant superintendent at Chino Mines Co from 1959-1964, and was assistant manager at the Palabora Mines in South Africa from 1964-1971. Mr. Stevens retired from Ralph M. Parsons Co. in I9~2 where he was manager of process engineering. Survivors include his wife Helen of Pasadena; two Sons, Robert of Arlington, Texas, and Richard of Branford, Conn. ; a daughter, Claire of Arcadia, Calif.; and six grandchildren.

Stevens: Charles William Stevens, 16, a resident of San Lorenzo, entered into rest Wednesday at his residence. He was born March 22, 1979 in Phoenix. He was a member of the Boy Scouts of America, Troop 714 and a former participant of the Special Olympics. Calling hours will be from 9-10 a.m. Tuesday in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, where the funeral service will begin at 10. Bishop Allan Stott will preside. Burial will follow in the San Lorenzo Cemetery. Survivors include his father, Charles D. Stevens and his wife, Carolyn of Mesa, Ariz.; his mother, Patricia Lee of San Lorenzo; two brothers, Nathan Stevens and Joe-Ben Palomarez of San Lorenzo; two sisters, Maria Palomarez of San Lorenzo and Laura Stevens of Mesa; his maternal grandmother, Jean Blankenchip; his maternal grandfather, Bill Smith and his wife, Shirley of Yorktown, Texas; and his paternal grandmother, Miriam Beliveau and her husband, Paul of Phoenix. He is also survived by other close family members, Billy and Cindy Lee, Sara , Justin, Tyral and Dale Lee; and other aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Charles Stevens and a sister, Miiki Lee in May. Casket bearers will be Bill Smith, Nathan Stevens, Bill Lee, Timothy Heidrick, Kenny Rowland and Joseph Smith. Honorary bearer will be Dale Lee. In lieu of flowers, donations may be directed to the family c/o Northwest Bank, Pope and 12th Street, Silver City, NM 88061, Acct. No. 6033437. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral chapels.

Stevens: Edward B. Stevens, 86, a former Grant County resident, died at Stanford University Medical Center in Stanford, Calif. He was preceded in death by his wife, Vesta, in 1988. The couple had been residents of San Jose, Calif., since 1974. In Silver City, Stevens was business manager of Watts Medical Clinic. He served as president of the Silver City-Grant County Chamber of Commerce and of the Silver City Lions Club. He was a Mason and was a member of the Elks. During his tenure with the chamber of commerce, the Scott Park golf course was developed. He was an avid golfer. Survivors include three children, 13 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Stevens: Former Resident of Grant County Dead. Word was received here of the death of Edward J. Stevens, former Grant County Resident, which occured suddenly at his home in Pomona, Calif. June 20. Furneral services were held in Pomona. With Mr. Stevens of the time of his death were his wife, Lillian and daughter, Betty Lee. Other survivors include three brothers. Ernest, John and Nelson, and one sister, Mrs. John Farquharson. The Deceased spent most of his early life in Grant County and is remembered by many residents here. The cause of death was a heart attack.

Stevens; Joseph Earnest 'Joe' Stevens, 67, resident of Deming died at his home April 17 following an extended illness. He was born July 9, 1916 in Douglas, Az and had moved to Deming from there in 1947 at which time he developed the 7-Up Bottling Company of Deming. His memberships included the First United Methodist Church, Deming Lodge No. 12 AF & AM, York Rite, Scottish Rite Bodies of Las Cruces, Ballut Abyad Shrine Club of Albuquerque and past member of the Deming Lions Club. He was also a past president of the Deming Shrine Club and the Scottish Rite. Funeral services were held April 19 at Baca's Wheeler Mortuary. Rev. Jeffrey A. Symonds, Pastor of the First United Methodist Church officiated. Interment followed at Mountain View Cemetery with the graveside services conducted by Deming Lodge No. 12 AF & AM. Survivors include his wife, Katherine Stevens of Deming; two sons, Ed Stevens of Silver City and Kenneth Stevens of Deming; two daughters, Joe Beth Lamplot of Tucson, Az and Kathy Paulk of Albuquerque and 10 grandchildren. Pallbearers were C.C. 'Slik' Gray, Fred Rossiter, Doug Hall, Portland Web, Herbert Ozbun and Bryan Porcher. Arrangements by Baca's Wheeler Mortuary.

STEPHENS: Patricia Ruth Stephens, 58, entered into the gates of heaven Thursday morning at Gila Regiona Medical Center following a battle with cancer. She was known to her dear friends as "Pat," and affectionately tc her family as "Patty,' "Trish," "Mom" and "Grandma." She was born Oct. 28, 1937, in Kenov.a. W.Va., to Richard G. and Opal Cobb, and came to Silver City with her family in the spring of 1947. She graduated from Western High School in 1955 and she attended Western New Mexico University. Sht married Clayton Stephens or Jan. 26, 1957,and was a rancher's wife for more thar 25 years on Sacaton Creek. Her recent years were spent caring for her family, and touching and sharing with others through her day care and gift shop. She was the weekend gift shop manager at the Silver City Museum, where she greeted many visitors and residents of Silver City. She loved, people, especially children. She respecied the elderly. She loved nature, flowers and Christmas. She shared Christmas with her close friends and their acquaintances with her annual open house. She was a good listener, and an optimistic and nurturing person. She was a spiritual person, touching people with, her example. Simple things brought her joy. She was a loving person and she will be missed greatly. She is survivedby her husband, ~Clayton Stephens of Silver City; a son, Mike Stephens of Silver City; a daughter, Judy Miller, and her fiancee. John O'Loughlin, of Santa Clara; three sisters, Irene Scholl and her husband, Jiggs, and Ruby Prevdost and hér husband, Fred, all of Silver City, and Sandy Moore and her husband, Marshall, of Las Cruces; two granchildren, Josh and Erin MilIer of Santa Clara; numerous nieces and nephews; and many, many good friends and neighbors. She was preceded in death by her son, Kenneth, in 1990, and her parents Richard and opal Cobb. Memorial services will be held Monday at 1:30pm at the first United Methodist Church in Silver city with the Rev. Scott D. Penrod officiating. contributions can be made in her memory to the Silver City meuseum. Entrusted to the care of Baca's funeral Homes.

Fred A. Stevenson 72, pioneer resident of Silver City and for many years employed as a saleman for E. Cosgrove Inc., hardware firm, died Last Friday at Hillcrest Hospital Since his retirement some years ago he had resided at the clubhouse of the Sliver City Elks of which he was member. Survivors are two daughters, Lucille Bocock, of Pomona, Ca., and Mrs. Peggy Johnson of Phoenix. Also a sister, Mrs. Jeanne Rynes of Palm Desert, Calif. Burial took place Wednesday, in the Masonic Cemetery, with graveside ritualistic services conducted by officers and members of the Elks Lodge. Interment was under direction of the Curtis Mortuary

William H Stevenson of Central, died Sunday at Fort Bayard Veterans Hogpital. Funeral services were’ conducted Monday at the Fort Bayard chapel with Rev. Harold’ E. Johnson offtclating. The odd Fellows lodge had charge of ‘graveside services. Pallbearers were members of the lodge and the American Legion post of Central. Stevenson is survived by his wife, Mrs. Pearl Stevenson of Central, one daughter, ‘Mrs. James Wilson of Central, three grand children, three brothers and two sisters. ‘Stevenson who was born in 1894, had been a resident of this area for the past 58 years and had been justice of the peace In Central from 1941 to 1948.

Stevenson: Edward Eldon Stevenson, 78, died Friday, March 16, in Bylas, Ariz., Mr. Stevenson was a native of Moorcroft, Wyoming, and has been a resident of Grant County for two years. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge AF&AM No. 69 of Espanola, N.M., the Eastern Star alson of Espanola and the Presbyterial CHurch of Moorcroft, Wyoming. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Irene Stevenson of Hurley, two daughters, Mrs. Mary Ann Day of Hanford, Calif., Mrs. Don Massey of Hurley, a son, Parker Madlin of Scottsdale, Ariz., four sisters, Mrs. Hazel Hunter of Tacoma, Wash., Mrs. Sylvia Cox of Moorcroft, Wyoming, Mrs. Ruth Sylvester of Moorcroft, Wyo., Mrs. Margie Kcoh of Truth or Consequences, ten grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren and two great great-grandchildren. Funeral services were ar 2 p.m., Tuesday, March 20, in the Curtis-Bright Chapel with the Reverend Ralph Hensley officiating, Burial followed in the Silver City Masonic Cemetery with the Hurley Masonic Lodge conducting the graveside services. Serving aspallbearers were Guy Massey, J.P. Hillomon, George Mantzer, MarvinBeach, Boyd Frost and Jerry Jameson. Honorary pallbearers are, BenGallaghre, Hanry Bitler, Paul Probert, Jack Frost and Guy Ozment.

Stevenson: Fred Stevenson, 79, passed away in Artesia, New Mexico, March 13. He was born in Pinos Altos and attended school in Silver City, was a W.W.I veteran. He married Eupha Cooper in 1926. They made their home in Santa Rita, where he worked in the train service, then as pumpman at the 700 wells. Upon his retirement in 1963, they moved to Artesia. His wife died in 1975. He is survived by one brother, ret. Col. E.H. Stevenson, Deland Florida, two sisters, Mrs. May Tibitts, Portland, Oregon, Mrs. Edna Bassett, Tillamook, Oregon, a niece, Mrs. Betty Wilson,Central, New Mexico, sister-in-law, Mrs. Pearl Stevenson also of Central, great nieces and nephews in the Grant County area. Burial will be in Artesia March 15.

Stevenson: Samuel M. Stevenson, 64, of Hurley, died last Thursday night in Hillcrest General Hospital. He was a retired farmer of Deming. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Betty Stevenson; a son,RobertLee Stevenson; three daughters, Mrs. J. M. Hethcox, Deming; Mrs. C. L. Taylor, Hurley, and Mrs. C. E. Barrett, El Paso; 14 grandchildren; four brothers, Mode and J. P. Stevenson, Deming; Joe Stevenson, El Paso; Henry Stevenson, Hobbs, and a sister, Mrs.W. G. Post, Deming. The Rev. Charles Walker, of the Methodist Church, conducted funeral services at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Cox Mortuary chapel. Burial was in the Silver City cemetary.

Stevenson: Violet Irene Stevenson, 87, died Wednesday. Mrs. Stevenson was a member of the Trinity Presbyterian Church in Cliffand Eastern Star. She had been a resident of this area for seven years. She is survived by her daughter, Henrietta Massey of Hurley; her son, Parker Medlin of Phoenix, Ariz.; three sisters, Pearl Bice of California, Dorothy Mentzer of Thatcher, Ariz., and Katherine Boyd of Phoenix; two brothers, Earl Parker of Central, Ariz., and George Parker of Arkansas; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. There will be a visitation Saturday from 8:30-9:30 a.m. in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home chapel and a graveside service will follow at 10:30 a.m. in the Masonic Cemetery. The Rev. David Gobleof the First Presbyterian Church of Silver City and the Rev. LanceWilliamson of the Trinity Presbyterian Church of Cliff will be officiating. Serving as pallbearers will be John Pat O'Byrne, Travis Massey, Rod Medlin, Gerry Jameson, Tuck Hollimon and Guy Ozment. Honorary pallbearers will be Josh, Shaun and Ryan Jameson. Arrangements are with the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

STEVENSON: Pearl Stevenson, 98, of Santa Clara died Sunday at Horizon Southwest, Silver City. She was born in Beckham County, OkIa., on May 19, 1898, to V.H. and Ida (Marsh) Waggoner. She moved to Santa Rita in 1908. She married William H. Stevenson on Dec. 9, 1919, and he preceded her in death Feb. 1, 1953. She was a member for more than 70 years of the Rebekah Lodge and joined Robert Taper Rebekah Lodge No. 29 in 1929. She was a charter member of the Fort Bayard-Central Extension Club (now Yucca Club) and was with the club for more than 50 years. She was a member of the Georgetown Eastern Star chapter for more than 30 years. She retired from Fort Bayard Veterans Hospital after working there 20 years, from 1938-58. She was preceded in death by her sister, Ola Greear, and brother, Arvil Waggoner, of Bayard; her son-in-law, James Wilson of Santa Clara; and two great-grandchildren, Mark and Allen Walker of Cliff. She is survived by her daughter, Betty Wilson of Santa Clara; three granddaughters and their husbands, Margaret and Jimmy Walker of Datil, Jeanette and Curley Norris of Cliff, and Betty and Jim Mclndoe of Rio Rancho; six great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; three nieces; two nephews; and a multitude of friends. Services will he held Thursday at the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home chapel with visitation beginning at 9 a.m. and chapel services at 10 a.m. with Albert Botts officiating. Burial will follow at Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Pallbearers will he Jimmie Walker, Curley Norris, Jim Mclndoe, Harrell McClellan, Michael Walker and Jay Norris. Honorary hearers will be R.L. Saunders, Bill Greear, Stanley Waggoner. Treavor Ashly. Jarne~ Hilton, Tony Luna and Dr. W.H. Fowler. Family members choose Curtis Bright.

Silver City was shocked and grieved Tuesday Morning when death came suddenly to take John (Jack) Quincy Stewart from the midst of his family and freinds. Mr. Steward, who was 56 years old had lived in Silver City since 1911 coming here from Birmingham Ala. A heart attack was responsible for his death. He owned and operated the Day & Night Garage at the time of his death and had been in the garage business the major portion of his residence in Silver City. He was a vetran of the First World War, a Mason, a member of the Elks and the American Legion. Surviving Mr Stewart are his wife, Mrs. Glady's Stewart; a son, Jack; and two daughters, Mrs. Joe Cobb of Silver City and Mrs. Crawford Jernigan of Albuequerque. Funeral services were held this morning at 10:30 Rev. John L. Carpender officiated at the services. Cox mortuary were in chargeof services at the Masonic cemetary.

Funeral services for Charles E. Stewart, who died Sunday In Santa Rita, were held in Cox mortuary chapel this afternoon with the Rev. H E. Johnson officiating. Pallbearers were Ross Watson, Wade Martin, Dennis Gost Gene Gosnell, Russell Wilson and Chas. Hamilton.

Death on October 25 at Farmington claimed Charles K. Stewart, 78, the father of Mrs. V. W. Harris of Silver City. Also surviving are two other daughters and two sons. Funeral services were held in the Latter Day Saints chapel at Luna, Catron CountY, where burial took place.

STEWART: Homer T. Stewart, 76 died Sunday at his home in Silver City. Mr. Stewart was preceded in death by his wife, Pauline, in 1963. He was born Aug. 1, 1908, the son of JameS Vesley Stewart and Leo an Robinson Stewart in Mills County, Texas. He was an engineer at Kenneott ‘Copper Corp. until he retired. Mr. Stewart was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Silver City and the Masonic Lodge f Santa Rita. He is survived by one brother, Alton Stewart of Lancaster, Calif., and four sisters, laomi Pope of Menard, Texas, Bonnie Hester of Poth, Texas, Thelma Vanoreck of San Angelo, Texas, and Alma Covington of San Antonio, Texas. He was preceded in death y two sisters, Melta S. Kiles and Edna S. Whatly. Services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Curls-Bright Funeral Home in ilver City. Interment will ollow at the Masonic cemetery. ~The Rev. David Chaucier of the First United Methodist Church of Silver City will officiate. Pallbearers will be Willard Hunter, Bob Keil, John A. trece, Bill Massengill, Joe Palmer, and Roy Lewis. Arrangefl1entS are through Curtis-Bright.

Funeral arrangements have been finalized for Joe. R. Stewart of Bayard. Stewart, a 50 year resident of Grant County who died early Wednesday morning, Oct. 5 following a lengthy illness. A rosary was recited Sept. 7 in the chapel of the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home. Mass of the Resurrection was Oct~ 7 in the Santa Clara Catholic Church in Central- with Rev. Fr. Gabriel Naughton of El Paso and Rev. Fr. Paul Ragazinskas of Santa Clara Church officiating. Interment will immediately follow in Fort Bayard National Cemetery. The military Honor Guard will be provided by the New Mexico National Guard and the graveside ceremony will he conducted by the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 3347. Stewart was born Oct. 27, 1914 in Thorndale, Texas. After graduating from Thorndale High School in 1932, where he was a star football player he joined the Civilian Conservation Corps and was assigned to New Mexico. As luck would have it , in depression-era New Mexoco, Stewart and 30-other Texas football players were recruited by famed Notre Dame All-American Ray Branchea to form a foottball team at Mexico State Teatchers Collegc in Silver City (Now Western New Mexico University). They all left the CCC and went to College on full athletic scholarships. Old time county residents will remember how the whole country was talking about the championship ‘‘Teani of ‘Texas’ out in New Mexico Upon graduation in I939, he became an education advisor to the CCC Santa Fe and later taught school in Central and Hurley. During WW II, he received a battlefield commission in France as a member of the 175th Infantry Regiment where he earned a Purple Heart and was awarded the Silver Star and a Bronze Oakv Leaf Cluster for gallantry in action. After World War 11 Major Stewart remained in the Military Reserve and later in the New Mexico National Guard. During the Korean conflict now Col. Stewart Commanded the 716th AAA Gun Batallion at Fort Bliss, Texas. He retired from military service in the National Guard- in I 962 aa a Brigadier general. Stewart served as director of Athletics in the Grant County School System in the late I940s. Then, after his tour of duty during the Korean War, he was elected County schoo1 supurintendent and served two terms. Stewart managed the Foy Lumber Co in Bayard in from 1959 until his retirement six years ago. He was an avid fishernan and a 37 year member of the Post 3347 in Bayard. He is survived by his wife. Rosemary Stewart of Bayard: one daughter. Elizabeth Stewart of Santa Fe; two sons, Joe Stewart Jr. of Los Angeles, Calilornia and Torn Stewart of Bayard; one sister, Ruby Purcell of l.agovista, texas. The family request that Memorial donations will made to the Santa Clara Catholic church building fund. Arrangements by Curtis Bright.

Mrs. Louise B. Stewart, 84, a former resident of Silver City, passed away last Saturday in Albuquerque, where she had lived in recent years. She was the widow of Andrew W. Stewart, well known mining engineer of Grant County, who died in 1948. Survivors are a son, John D. Stewart, Elgin, Ill.; a brother, George D. Bartlett, Nova Scotia; two grandchildren, three nieces and a nephew. Also two grandchildren. Funeral services were held Monday at 10:30 am, at the Curtis Mortuary Chapel. The rites were conducted by the Rev. A. B. Cavanaugh of the First Methodist church. Serving as pallbearers were Dr. C. F. Dienst, Dr. Harold E White, Ben Shantz, H. 0. Robertson, Jerry Faust and Cloyd Miller.

Mrs. PaulineStewart, 54, of Silver, City, and, life~long resident of Grant County, passd away Sunday at Hillcrest General hospital following a long illness. Survivors are her husband Homer Stewart and many relatives. Born at Cliff, Mrs. Stewart wás the daughter of the late Mr1 and Mrs Emmett Pitta, pioneers of the~Upper Gila area. She attended Cliff and Silver 1City schools and was one of the first graduates of Cliff high School. During WW II she was with the Santa Rita Store Co. , retireing in 1953. Mrs. Stewart was a member of the First Methodist Church and the Order of Eastern Star. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Curtis Mortuary chapel, conducted by the Rev. Kenneth E. Ford of the Methodist Church and. the Rev. Harold E Johnson of the Santa Rita Community Church. Singing at the services was a trio composed of Mrs. Bartley Mc. Donald, Mrs. William Lobstein and Mrs. Mancel Mortensen. Burial took place in the Masonic Cemetery. Serving as pallbeareres were Ed Wanoreçk, Bernie Stern, Ed Martin, Walter Wilson, C. O. Prevost and Robert Jackson, Sr.

Oscar M. Stewart, 75, a resident of Arena Valley for the past 30 years, died Sunday at his home. He was a former employ of the Santa Fe Railroad, having retired in 1952. Mr. Stewart was a member of Deming Masonic Lodge, member of the Deming Chapter of Royal Arch Masons: and also a member of the George McGrorty Commandry No. 4, Knight Templars of New Mexico. Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Sarah E. Stewart; three sons, Cecil of Fort Bayard, Carl of Macon. Ga., and Clayton of Mattoon, Ill.; five daughters, Mrs. H. 0: Thomas of Bayard, Mrs. F’. A. Paxton Bayard Mrs. Gertrude Helman of Los Angeles, Mrs. Gladys Dryer of Chandler, Ariz, and Mrs. J. C. Walker of Deming; 11 grandchildren and six great grandchildren; and three brothers and four sisters. Funeral services were held at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Curtis Mortuary Chapel, with the Rev. A. B. Cavanaugh of the First Methodist Church, officiating. Masonic graveslde services were conducted in the Silver City cemetery, where interment was made.

Patrick Dillon Stewart, 11 day-old-son of Patrick and Shelley Stewart of Silver City, died Friday in Las Cruces. Graveside services were Monday at Mountain View Cemetery in Deming with the Rev. Ed Sullivan of Holy Family Catholic Church officiating. Besides his parents, he is survived by one sister, Summer Diane; his his maternal qrandmother, Mrs Roberta Araqon of Carlsbad; Paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. H. Stanley Ruebush of Deminq; his great grandparents Mr. and Mrs. . J. I Wiseman of Silver City and Mr. and Mrs. Lester C. Rider of .Deming. four aunts, Judi Brower of florida, Christi Ruebush of Deming, Betty Skiho of Deminq, and ,Judith (Cookie) O’Neil of Deming. Arrangements by Wheeler.

A very colorful career in mining engineering and other business enterprises ended with the death of Andrew Buchanan Steward, here on June 2. Mr. Stewart was born in Lenzie Scottlant, Aug 10, 1870. To improve his health his father sent him as a youth on a sea voyage.He traveled over Europe and around the world, spent four years in Australia, and worked in Spain and India, before he was 20 years ld. His first mining ventures were in Australia, first gold and then diamonds. Returning to British Isles, he took a job with a London mining syndicate, and began ataining properties for the firm "any where in the world". One time he was assigned to find an abandoned Antimony mine in Newfoundland. He did not find the mine but he did find his bride at Brigus. For several years they had their home in Nova Scotia, near Halifax, and operated a gold mine. Then there were more mining adventures in the western part of the United States and in Canada. To better provide for the formal education of their son, John, they lived in Evanston Ill. for 18 years. During this time Mr Steward perfected several inventions, most of them in the field of automobles accessories, but included a guard rail for freight elevators, a push button system for operating garage doors, and a spot light. In 1936, the family moved to Albuquerque and Mr Stewart was back again managing mining properties. Mr and Mrs Stewart moved to Silver City in Jan 1 1946. He was the owner of the Houston Thomas property, and interested in other projects in this section of New Mexico. Having crossed in the United States at Sweetwater Mont. when no port of entry existed, he had difficulty proving that he was living in the United States but recieved his citizenship papers under Judge Colin Nesbett. Mr Stewart attended the University of Glasgow Scotland, and Magilluniversity at Montreal Canada. He is survived by his widow Mrs. Louise Stewart; a son John D. Steward, Elgin Ill; and two sisters Miss Mary Stewardand Mrs W.B. Nicholsen both of Scotland. Funerasl services were held last Friday and burial was in Silver City cemetary.

Stewart; Clyde T. Stewart, 56, died April 15 in Albuquerque. Mr. Stewart was born in Trenton, Texas, but was a resident of Grant County for several years and worked as a machinist at Kennecott. He was a communicant of St. Vincent's Catholic Church in Silver City and was active in Boy scouts in the sixties. Mr. Stewart is survived by his wife, Lenora Stewart of Arenas Valley; a daughter, Joan Redford of Silver City; a son, Karl Stewart of Arenas Valley; his mother, Artie Stewart of Harleton, Tx; a sister, Billie Jean McAlister of Buffalo, Tx and five grandchildren. Rosary recitation was held April 17 at the Wheeler Funeral Home Chapel and another rosary was held later in the evening that same day at the Heather Funeral Home Chapel in Lordsburg. Mass of the Resurrection was celebrated April 18 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Lordsburg. Interment followed at the Shakespeare Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Johnny Meza, Joe Mesa, Martin Meza, Ken Pope, Charles Winslow and Tony Meza Jr. Honorary pallbearers were Louie Terrazas, Dickie Pope, Bob Mallard, Nestor Meza, Esequiel Meza, Tony Meza Sr. Bud Christopher and Greg Smith. Arrangements by the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

Stewart: Funeral services for Dick Stewart, 59, of Ruidoso Downs will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. at LaGrone Funeral Chapel in Ruidoso. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Ruidoso. Mr. Stewart passed away Tuesday near Perryton, Texas, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born April 7, 1934, at Liberal, Kan. Mr. Stewart served in the Army during the Korean War. He was parts and service director at Ruidoso and had received Certified Automotive Service Excellence recognition from the Ford Motor Co. He had lived in Ruidoso for four years, moving there from Alamogordo. He moved to Alamogordo from Silver City. Mr.Stewart married Guadlupe Serrano on Sept. 13, 1985. He is survived by his wife, Guadlupe, of Ruidoso Downs; two sons, Mauricio Stewart of Ruidoso Downs and Greg Stewart of Ruidoso; twodaughters, Lupeta Stewart of Ruidoso Downs and Ricky Ann Miller ofOklahoma; three sisters; one brother; and six grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Gaylord Stewart. Arrangments are under the direction of LaGrone Funeral Chapel of Ruidoso.

Stewart: Fern Metz Stewart, 81, a 12-year resident of Silver City, entered eternal rest Wednesday evening at Hacienda de Salud. She was born Feb. 16, 1909, in Dewey, Okla., to George W. and Martha Davis Metz. Mrs. Stewart was a production supervisor for the Quaker Oat Co. until her retirement March 1, 1974. She was a member of the Baptist Church. Graveside funeral services will be held Monday morning at 9 in Memory Lane Cemetery with the Rev. Francis M. Roundtree officiating. Survivors include her husband, Leroy Raymon Stewart of Silver City; two cousins, Goldie Gregory and Juanita Robinson, both of Huntington, W. Va.; and two sisters-in-law, Mary Ritchie of Coal, Ohio, and Verna Metz of Smithfield, W. Va. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Stewart: Gladys H. Stewart, 78, died at Rest Haven Nursing Home July 21 following an extended illness. Mrs. Stewart was a native of Canton, Minn., and had lives in Silver City for the past 63 years. Her husband, John Q. Stewart preceded her in death in 1948.Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Mary Jennigan of Albuquerque and Mrs. Helen Cobb of Silver City; one son, Jack Q. Stewart Jr., of Silver City; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild; one brother, Fisk Harsh of Silver City; and one sister, Mrs. Frances Anderson of West Covina, Calif. Funeral services were held in the Curtis-Bright Chapel at 2 p.m Friday with the interment following in the Masonic Cemetery. The Rev. Alfred Pace of the First United Methodist Church of Silver City officiated.

Stewart: Jack Q. Stewart, 73, a resident of Gila, passed away Tuesday in Gila Regional Medical Center. He was preceded in deathby his son, William B. Stewart, in 1978. Survivors include his wife, Margaret R. Stewart of the family home, and two sisters, Mary Jernigan of Albuquerqaue and Helen Buckley of Green Valley, Ariz. Mr. Stewart was a member of the Baptist Church and was a Navy veteran of World War II. He was married to Margaret Lane in 1951 and had been a resident of Gila since 1960. He was a retired heavy equipment operator for Phelps Dodge Mining Co. No services have been planned. The Curtis-Bright Funeral Home is in charge ofarrangements.

Stewart: Leroy Raymond Stewart, 68, a resident of Silver City, entered life eternal Monday at Mimbres Memorial Hospital in Deming. He was born March 5, 1925, and was a member of the first Baptist Church in Silver City. Mr. Stewart was a bricklayer by trade. A graveside funeral service will be held Wednesday at 2 inthe afternoon at Memory Lane Cemetery, with the Rev. John Anderson, pastor of the First Baptist Church, officiating. He is survived by many friends in Grant County. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels of Silver City.

Stewart; Leslie Pontious Stewart, 85, resident of 1300 East Orange Street died at her daughters home. She was born November 15, 1898 in Gurdon, Ark. and served as postmistress in Curtis, Ark. for 27 years and was also a school teacher for many years. The remains have been forwarded to Mury-Ruggles Funeral Home in Arkadelphia, Ark. for services and burial there. Locally she is survived by two daughters, Joanna Bittle and Mary Stewart of Deming. Baca's Wheeler Mortuary was in charge of local arrangements.

Stewart: William B. Stewart, 25, of Gila passed away Thursday, February 16. He is survived by his parents Mr. and Mrs. Jack Q. Stewart of Gila, N.M. and maternal grandfather Mr. W.V. Lane of Truth or Consequences. Graveside services were held Saturday, February 18 at Mesa Cemetery, Gila, N.M. with Rev. Robert Clark officiating.

Stewart: Ruby B. Stewart, 84, died Sunday, Dec. 12 in Ft. Bayard Medical Center. Mrs. Stewart was born in Franklin, Ky. and had resided in Grant County for the last seven years. She is survived by her daughter, Holly Ethridge of Tyrone and a sister, Mrs. Ruth Bruett of Westville, Ill. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Dec. 14 at the Curtis-Bright Chapel with Reverend Joel L. Swartzel officiating. Interment followed at the Ft. Bayard State Cemetery. Arrangements by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

A. 0. Sceyskal, former state senator from Grant county, died suddenly about 3pm Friday while working at his farm near Mule Creek. Mr. Steyskal was 70 years of age and had sett led in this area 40 years when he earne here as a paitient at Fort Bayard hospital. He was eleeted to the state in 1934 and served untilI 910. He took a prominent part in the enactment of the present state drivers license laws. . Mr. Stoyskal was past state commander of the spanish American War Veterans and a member of the Veterans of foriegn Wars. Much of the time was given to various veterans activities. He was connected with the Veterans Admiriigtration, the U. S. Public health Service and the U S Army for 25 years. Funeral services were held Tuesday morning with Elks rites at the Elks Lodge , followed by a solemn Requiem High Mass at St. V’Incent de Paul Catholic Church. Father Thomas Colgan was celebrant, Father John P. Linnane. deacon, and Father Roger Aull sub-decon. Music was furnished by the St Vincent choir. Spanish american War veterans were in charge of full military honors at the Cox Mortuary in charge of arrangements. Surviving are Mrs Steyskal, Agnes, a son Raymond of hurley; two daughters, Miss Leonora Steyskal of Arenas Valley and Mrs Gene Powers of Chicago; and a sister-in-law Miss Stella Horal of Arenas Valley.

STEYSKAL: Leona Marie Steyskal 84, diedSünday in e Fort Bayard Medical Center. She was born in Detroit, Mich., and came to Grant ‘county, in 1908. :She atended grade schools here andnd after moving’ to California, she graduated from Lake Port High school. She later graduated m Ballitat Conservatory Musicas pianist in Detroit and returned to Grant County to live. She was a membèr’of the Catholic church. She is survived by e sister, Irene Powers of Chicago, Ill.: and one other, Ray Steyskal of Arenas Valley. Rosary recetation will be held at Curtis-Bright Chapel at 7 p.m. Tuesday and Mass of the Resurrection will be celeated Wednesday at 10 n. in the Santa Clara Catholic Church in Central with the Rev. Paul Ragazinskas officiating at both services. Interment will follow in Memory Lane Cemetery. Pallbearers will ‘be John Menard,.John Menard Jr., Fred 0. Little, Dean Little, Thayne Peters and Michael Coone. Honorary pallbearers will be Tom Foy Sr. and Leonard Cabway. Funeral arrangements are by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Mrs. A. 0. Steyskal, one of Grant County’s venerable pioneer residents, residing In the Arenas Valley, passed away Wednesday morning at Hillcrest General Hospital, after a several days illness. She was the widow of State Senator Steyskal who died some years ago after a long and active career at Fort Bayard. Surviving are a son, Raymond Steyskal, of Hurley, employed by Chino Mines Division, Kennecott Copper Corp., and a daughter, Mrs. Irene Powers, a member of the editorial staff of the Chicago Tribune. Funeral services are pending at the Curtis Mortuary.

Raymond Steyskal Jr., 37, died Aug. 28 at University Hospital in Tucson. Services are pending with Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Steyskal: Mrs. Peggy Steyskal, 56, the wife of Raymond F. Steyskal of Hurley died Amrch 17 in Hillcrest Hospital. Mrs. Steyskal was born in Silver City and had spent her entire life in this community. Besides her husband she is survived by two daughters, Miss Gwennie Steyskal of Hurley and Mrs. Kay Little of Silver City; one son, Raymond Jr., of Hurley; two grandchildren; her mother, Mrs. Agnes Menard, also of Hurley. Rosary was said in the Curtis-Bright Chapel at 8 p.m. Friday. Funeral mass was in the Infant Jesus Christ Catholic Church in Hurley at 10 a.m. Saturday with the Interment following in Memory Lane Cemetery. The Rev. Fr. Leo Lumas officiated at the services.

STEYSKAL: Raymond Francis Steyskal, 86, of Silver City passed away Wednesday at Gila Regional Medical Center. He graduated with a degree in mechanical and electrical enginccring from the University of New Mexico. He was a member of the Society of Military Engineers. Mr. Steyskal retired from the state of New Mexico as a professional engineer and land surveyor, as well as retiring Aug. 1, 1973, from Kennecott Copper Corp. after 37 years. Mr. Steyskal enjoyed a variety of leisure activities. In the 1950s, he held the rank of captain with the Civil Air Patrol in the Hurley Chapter. He was a member of the Mangus Archery Club, participated on a daily basis in the senior citizens program, and was involved in bowling, rock. hounding and lapidary work. Mr. Steyskal is survived by two daughters1 Gwcndulyn A. Steyskal of Washington. M.D., and Kathryn F. Lithe of Red Rock; five grandchildren, Dr. Rhonda K. Van Dran of Las Cruces, and F. Dean Little, Shawn Huff, Wendy Huff and Tiffany Huff, all of Silver City; two adopted grandchildren, Anthony Steyskal and Stephanie Steyskal, both of Bayard; four great-grandchildren, William Eugene Van Dran of Las Cruces, and Kayliegh Huff, Taylor Huff and Tyler Huff, all of Silver City; a brother-in-law, John A. Menard, and his wife, Betty, of Mimbres; and one grand-nephew, John Menard Jr. of Mimbres. He was preceeded in death by his wife, Peggy, and a son, Raymond F. Steyskal. Visitation was held Monday from 5-7:45 p.m. with a rosary following in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home chapel. A funeral Mass was to be celebrated at Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley at 10 this morning with interment at Mcinory Lane Cemetery. Pallbearers were to be John Menard Jr., F. Dean Little, Shawn Huff, William "Bill" Van Drun and Ralph Peters. Family members selected Curtls-Brlght Funeral Homes.

Stiles: Almeda Stiles, 74, of Las Cruces, formerly of Silver City, entered life eternal Saturday at Memorial Medical Center in Las Cruces. She was born Feb. 26, 1917, in Wellington, Texas, andhad resided in Las Cruces the past two years. Mrs. Stiles, along with her husband, H.G. "Stogie" Stiles, came to Silver City in 1964 as owners of Cosgrove's Hardware Store. Thereafter, Mrs. Stiles opened a Mode-O-Day women's wear store; was associated with McCabe Real Estate; and then was owner of Stiles Realty until her retirement. She is survived by her husband of 55 years, H.G. "Stogie" Stiles of the home; a son, Don Stiles, and his wife, Laura, of Silver City; a daughter, Sondra McLaughlin, and her husband, Don, of Playas; four grandsons, David and Todd McLaughlin, and Steve and Stan Stiles; one granddaughter, Dana McLaughlin Britt; four great-grandchildren; and one sister, Marie McGuffey of El Paso, Texas. Calling hours for Mrs. Stiles will be from 4-7 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday at Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels in Silver City. The graveside funeral service will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in Memory Lane Cemetery. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels of Silver City.

Stiles: H.G. "Stogie" Stiles, 78, a 31-year resident of Silver City, died Monday evening at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born June 26, 1916 in Post, Texas. Mr. Stiles was a U.S. Army veteran who served near the end of the second world war. He was a longtime real estate sales agent, and was a member of the Silver City Elks Club and the Grant County Widowed Persons Service. In 1964 when he and his wife, Almeda, came to Silver City, they became owners of Cosgrove's Hardware Store. Thereafter, they were associated with Mod-O-Day women's wear store, McCabe Real Estate, and then Stiles Realty until retirement. Mr. Stiles was preceded in death by his wife, Almeda, Feb. 22, 1992. Calling hours are from 4-6 this afternoon and from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday in Baca's Funeral Chapels. Graveside funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at two in Memory Lane Cemetery, where he will be laid to rest. Pastor Jesse Liles of the First Baptist Church will officiate. Survivors include a son, Don Stiles and his wife, Laura of Silver City; a daughter, Sondra McLaughlin and her husband, Don of Playas; four grandsons, David and Todd McLaughlin and Steve and Stan Stiles; a granddaughter, Dana McLaughlin Britt, five great-grandchildren; and a sister, Marie McGuffey of El Paso, Texas. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

STILLER: Laura Ellen Morse Stiller, 80, of Silver City passed away Monday, Sept. 28, at Fort Bayard Medical Center. Memorial services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, in Inverness, Fla., where, at her request, her cremains will be placed with her parents’ in Fountain Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Stiller was born May 29, 1918, in Flint, Mich., the daughter of Paron S. Chase and Lela Coil Chase. She married Howard Morse on Oct. 23, 1940. He preceded her in death in 1973. Mrs. Stiller later married August W. Stiller. She is survived by five children, William Morse and his wife, Cheri, of St. Helen, Mich, Stanley Morse and his wife, Patricia, of Niles, Mich., Frank Morse and his wife, Gloria, of Port Charlotte, Fla., Gloria King and her husband, Homer, of Silver City, and Barbara Hufford and her husband, bob of lebonon Mo; 10 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Mrs. Stiller was reared and attended schools in Flint, where she graduated as valedktorian of her senior class. She attended Hurley School of Nursing in Michigan, where she received a degree in nursing. Mrs. Stiller worked at Mercy Hospital in Grayling, Mich., for about 20 years in the maternity ward, helping deliver many of Grayling’s current residents. After the death of her husband, Howard, in 1973, she moved to Florida and worked at Citrus Memorial Hospital in Inverness. She retired from Citrus Memorial in 1980. Due to her failing health, she went to live with her daughter, Gloria, in Tucson, Ariz., in the winter and in Silver City in the summer. Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

STILTNER: Harold Stiltner, 59, of Trophy Club, Texas, died Dec. 3. He was a Vietnam veteran, having served his country 20 years in the 1st Cavalry Division. Mr. Stiltner was'One-of-the rare individuals of today a kind loving person. To him, others were always first. He was the husband of Sandra Hedges Stiltner of Trophy Club; the beloved son-in-law of Catherine and Bernard Hedges of Silver City; and the brother-in-law of Randolph B. Hedges of Aurora, Colo. Mr. Stiltner was preceded in death by his mother, Agie; his father, Alafair Stiltner; a sister, Ava Deel; and his adored stepson, Cain Edward Ray. Survivors are his stepchildren, Christopher and Lori Sisemore, Johnny and Christine Ray, and Casey C. Burden; step-grandchildren, Kimberly A. and Erin B. Sisemore, Katylin B. and Miss Lit Ray, and Lucas Burden; and a host of friends. He was buried at the side of Cain Edward Ray. Private services were held in Weatherford, Texas.

STINSON : Louis Cyrus Stinson, 96, passed away Monday evening in the Fort Bayard Medical Center. He was horn in Morgan County, Ala., and had been a longtime e resident of Deming. He is survived by three daughters, Ollie Rose Holloway of Anson, Texas, Sherry Lorenz of Pompano Beach FL Vera Stevens of Fort Worth Texas; two suns, Otis R. Stinson and Bonnie A. Stinson, both of Deming. seven grandchildren ; and several great-grandchildren. Graveside service; were held today at 10 a.m. with the Rev Kirby Hathaway officiating. The Wheeler Funeral Chapel at Silver City is in charge.

Stirling: Capt. Stuart Stirling, 68, was fatally stricken with a heart attack on Monday night at 11:30 at the family home, 904 Grant St. Although he was immediately removed to Hillcrest General Hospital, he died within a few minutes after reachng the hospital. During the day, with his wife, Betty, he had quietly observed his 68th birthday and many friends had extended their greetings. He had no forewarning of illness. A resident of Silver City for 40 years, "Cap" Sirling as he was best known, had served as Grant County Agricultural Extension Agent, retiring in 1958 after serving 42 years in this work. He was a past president of the National County Agents Association. During the many years he served as County Agent, he became New Mexico's most outstanding official in this line of work, rendering invaluable service to the livestock and farming industries. He also was a recognized authority on soil conservation and land management. A graduate of New Mexco A&M College he was fully qualified for his field of work. Capt. Stirling was the commanding officer for many years of the Silver Infantry unit of the New Mexico National Guard and continued as captain when a troop of cavalry was organized here. His record in the National Guard was outstanding. As a member of the Silver City-Grant County Chamber of Commerce, he had served for a brief period as secretary and was chairman of important committees. His other affiliations included the Elks Lodge and numerous community organizations. He was a leader in every activity for the progress of Silver City and Grant County. In recent years development and improvement of highways in this part of the State found him working tirelessly for such projects. Surviving are his wife, Betty; three brothers, William Stirling of Farmington; the Rev. Gordon Stirling of Socorro and Robert Stirling of Albuquerque; three sisters, Mrs. Jean Eads and Mrs. Jessie Thomas, both of Carlsbad and Mrs. Anne Allen, Abilene, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. today at the Cox Mortuary Chapel, the Rev. Harold E. Johnson, pastor of the Santa Rita Community Church, officiating. Burial will take place in the Silver City cemetery. Active pallbearers are A.M. Traynor, L.E. Morrison, Regis McSherry, James S. Ryan, Sr., George Jackson and Fred Foster. Honorary pallbearers will be Wilbur McSherry, Frank Light, Seth Larson, W.H. Acklin, Randolph Franks, Forrest Delk, Orval Oldham, Maurice Conner, Bartley McDonald, Harvey Forsyth, Noel Rankin, Howard Ball, George H. Keener, A.B. Collyge and personnel of the courthouse.

Stock: Isabell G. Stock, 70, a resident of Tyrone, entered into rest eternal Saturday at Gila Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2 at Baca's Funeral Chapels with the Rev. Edward Richmeyer of Messiah Lutheran Chruch officiating. She was born July 15, 1923 in New York City and had lived in Tyrone since 1991. She was a homemaker, a member of the Lutheran Church, and a volunteer at Gila Regional Medical Center. She is survived by her husband, Bill, of the home; four sons, William Stock of Tempe, Ariz., Herbert Stock of Libertyville, Ill., Richard Stock of Salem, Wis., and Thomas Stock of Palatine, Ill.; and nine grandchildren. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to a charity of choice. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Stockdale: 91 died Wednesday, March 5 at Resthaven Nursing Home. She was a nat

STOCKMAN: Ira D. “Boyd” Stockman 82, a resident of Silver City for the last 10 years, passed away Tuesday, March 10, at Gila Regional Medical Center. Cremation has taken place with Baca’s Mimbres Crematorium. Inurnment of cremains will take place privately. Mr. Stockmàn was born Feb. 12, l9l6~ Rédrock, to Ira and Florence’ Nicholes Stock-man. He earned a living by being a stuntman in the movie industry and then later for TV series. Survivors include two daughters, Carol Williams and her husband, Gilbert, of Denver City, Texas, and Melva Hutton of Hemà, Calif.; eight grandchildren, including James Joseph Stockman and Stephanie Rose Stockman of Lordsburg; nine great-grandchildren; 12 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East, at Delk Drive. Phone 388-2334

Stockman: Boyd L. Stockman, 54, of Lordsburg passed away Tuesday at Gila Regional Medical Center. Mr. Stockman was born Feb. 28, 1938, in Lordsburg to Ira D. Boyd and Olamae (Crooms) Stockman. He was an engineer for IBM and a U.S. Marine Corps veteran. Mr. Stockman is survived by a son, Jimmy Stockman of Hurley, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ira D. Boyd Stockman of Arenas Valley; two sisters, Carol Williams of Denver City, Texas, and Melva Hutton of Portland, Ore.; and one grandson. Graveside services will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Mr. David Strain will officiate. Relatives and friends are invited to call at Dannible's Chapel of the Roses, U.S. 180 East, Silver City, this evening from 5 until 7. Arrangements are by Dannible's Chapel of the Roses of Silver City.

STOCKTON: Charlie Thomas Stockton, 91, of Mule Creek passed away Sunday, Jan. 3, at Gila Regional Medical Center. The family will receive friends from 6-7 this evening at Bright Funeral Home. Funeral services will be con- ducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Bright Funeral Home with the Rev. David Goble officiating. Interment will be in the Masonic Cemetery. Mr. Stockton was born March 14, 1907, in Pleasanton, the son of William Thomas Stockton and Effie Matsinger Stockton. He married Ella Ratlifton Feb. 23, 1924, in Clifton, Ariz. She preceded him in death in April 1989. Mr. Stockton is survived by two sons, Clarence Stockton and his wife, Peggy, of Gila, and Buddy Stockton and his wife, Barbara, of Mule Creek; nine grandchildren, Billy Wayne Stockton and Jimmy Stockton, both of Carlsbad, Patsy Stockton and Marian Thomas, both of Eagle Point, Ore., Julie Cluff of Pinetop, Ariz., Peggy Davis and Steven Ray Stockton, both of Chandler, ^ Ariz., Kenny Stockton of Deming, and Charlene Shelley of Cliff; 31 great-grandchildren; 20 great-great- grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Mr. Stockton was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Ella, in 1989; and one daughter, Clara Stockton, in 1936. As a young man, Mr. Stockton went to school in Mule Creek and Silver City. He worked as a farmer and a rancher in Mule Creek, and was with the Grant County Road Department as a blade operator. He maintained local roads until he retired. He'was very dedicated to his job. Mr. Stockton's enjoyment in life was helping others. Any time day or night a neighbor or friend called him, Mr. Stockton 6 was always glad to help him or her in any way he could. The past few years he enjoyed driving to and from town. He enjoyed going to a restaurant to eat a meal or just to drink coffee with his friends. The family is very thankful, for all of his friends and neighbors who loved him as they did. Pallbearers for Mr. Stockton's service will be Craig Stockton, Clay Stockton, Jerrell Shelley Jr, Billy Stockton, Jimmy Stockton and Darrell Dankworth. Honorary bearers are Mark Stockton, G.J. Dankworth, Jason Dobrinski, Brandon Jones and Bobby Shanks. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the New Mexico Boys' and Girls' Ranch, 6209 Hendrix NE, attention: Donations, Albuquerque, NM 88710. J Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Clarence W (Bill) Stockton, a former rancher in the Red Rock area, was killed in a car accident near lndio, Calif. Wednesday, Jan 21. He was alone in his car and details of the accident are still lacking but it appeared to have been a head-on collision and four other adults are reported to have been killed. Only a baby survived of these involved. Mr. Stocton, who was 47, is survived by his wife, one son, Billy, and two granddaughters, and his mother, Mrs. Ira D. Stockman, all of Bakersfield, Calif.; one sister, Mrs. Clara Noling of Lordsburg and two brothers, ‘Jim and Boyd of California. He was an employee of the Safeway Stores in Bakersfield at the time of his death. He moved from Grant County in 1941. Funeral services were held at one o’clock at the Heather Mortuary in Lordsburg under the direction of Cox mortuary. Bishop Hatch of the Church of the Latter Day Saints was in charge of the services. Interment was in the Silver City cemetery about three o’clock.

Stockton: Ella Stockton, 81, a resident of Mulecreek passed away Sunday night in Gila Regional Medical Center. She is survived by her husband, Charlie; two sons, Buddy Stockton and his wife, Barbara, of Mulecreek, and Clarence Stockton and his wife, Peggy, of Safford, Ariz.; three sisters, Cloma Lecheat and her husband, Albert, of Silver City, Winnie Voyles of Safford, and Daisy Asburyand her husband, Guy, of Carlsbad; one brother, Emmit Ratliff of Fort Bayard; nine grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 8-9:30 a.m. in the Wheeler Funeral Home Chapel, followed by graveside services at 10 a.m. in the Masonic Cemetey with the Rev. David Goble officiating. Serving as pallbearers will be Kenneth Stockton, Billy Stockton, Jimmy Stockton, Marlan Stockon, Steve Stockton and Craig Stockton. Honorary pallbeareres will be all her many friends. Arrangements are by the Wheeler Funeral Home.

Stokes: 65, died Tuesdaay, April 3, in Silver City. Mr. Stokes wasa native of Cassville, Missouri and was in the construction businesss for many years. He was a member of the Albuquerque Electricians Union and the Hurley Masonic Lodge. He is survived byhis wife, Elsie Stokes of Silver City, a daughter, Margaret Stott of Bynum, Montana, and eight grandchildren. Graveside services were held Friday April 6 at 10 a.m. at the Masonic Cemetery in Silver City with the Hurley Masonic Lodge officiating. The family asks that donations in his name be made to the AmericanHeart Fund.

Stone; Amos Stone, 72, resident of Hurley, died Wednesday morning in Silver City. Mr. Stone was born in Conlen, Tx but had been a resident of Grant County since 1936. He was retired warehouse supervisor for Kennecott. Mr. Stone is survived by his wife "Willie" Stone of Hurley; two sons, Walter Stone and his wife Nona of Los Alamos and George P. Stone and his wife of Albuquerque; two half-brothers, Glen McKee of North Carolina and "Mickey" McKee of Whittier, Ca; seven grandchildren, Rex Stone, Loradawn Claborn, Brenda Stone, Tim Stone, Sherri Kenney, Ronnie Stone and Deanna Stone; two great-great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Feb. 18 at the Wheeler Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Kenneth Schultz officiating. Interment followed at the Memory Lane Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Fred Norton, Ray Mason, Frank Van Cleave, Rex Dempsey, Donald Ford, John Harter, Lino Grijalva and Jay Ferrand. Honorary pallbearers were Horace Maners, Jack Trewern, Bill Richards, Bill Frazier, Jim Lett and Vance Hawkins. Arrangements by the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

Stone: Viola Stone, 93, of Central died Monday evening at her home. Mrs. Stone was born April 18, 1901, in central to James Wiley and Emma May Sweeney Wiley. She was a homemaker and a lifelong resident of Central. She loved her family and enjoyed caring for her grandchildren. Survivors are her sons, Jimmy C. Stone and his wife, Dillion, and Benjamin H. "Brub" Stone and hiswife, Ouida, all of Central; her grandchildren, Kathy Koger and her husband, Gary, of Silver City, Linda Stone McGee and her husband, John, of Central, and Mike Stone and his wife, Kay, of Silver City; five great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. Funeral Services will be held Monday, Nov. 28, at 2 p.m. at Baca's Funeral Chapels with burial to followat Fort Bayard National Cemetery, where she will be laid to rest with her husband, Benjamin H. Stone, Pastor Steve Griffith of the First Baptist Church in Central will officiate. Pallbearers are Ted Burk, R.L. Chandler, Bobby Jackson, Sanford Chandler, Terrell Shelley and Rick Harker. Honorary bearers are Dave Aker, her lifelong friend, Margarito Barraza, and Jonathan David, Nathanael and Daniel Burk. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Death Sunday at SIIver City General hospital claimed Mrs.. Iva Ada Stoneburner, 70, a restident of alpine Az for almost- 20-years. She is suryiyed by ‘her husband Philip Stoneburner and a daughter, Mrs. john Benson, Alpine. ~ Funeeal servilces were held at the alpine morman Church Tuesday, and relativee and friends attended the rites of accord, a last tribute to a neighbor and friend. Internment was in alpine cemetary services and burial being directed by Hinman’s Funeral Home.

STONER~ Arthur Stoner of Virden passed away Tuesday night at his home. Se,rvii’iac DINWIDDIE: Morris Dinwiddie, 85, formerly of Silver City, passed away Sunday in Shallowater, Texas. Services are pending with Bright Funeral Home.

Storer: Esther L. Storer, 83, died Friday, August 4, at ProvidenceHospital in El Paso. Mrs. Storer, a native of Mercer, Mo., was a resident of Bayard at the time of her death. She is survived by her husband, Glenn S. Storer of Bayard, a daughter, Mrs. S. E. Houston of El Paso, two sons, J.E. Storer of Ft. Worth, Tex., Earl V. Storer of Bayard and seven grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandchildren, and two sisters,Mrs. Hallie McReynolds of Missouri and Mrs. Hazel Day of Bayard. Funeral services were at 10 a.m., Tuesday, August 8, in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel with Rev. Billy J. Foster conducting services. Interment followed in Memory Lane Cemetery. Serving aspallbearers were David Storer, Terry Robinson, Blair Sparks, RogerHankins, Charles Storer and Ronnie Wofford.

Dean Storey, 22, employed on the John McKeen ranch in Catron County, was killed last Friday, when a horse he was riding reared and fell backwards, throwing the rider who suffered a fatal head injury. The young ranch worker is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Storey and a brother, Eugene, of Reserve. Funeral services were held at the Reserrve Presbyterian Church on Tuesday, the Rev. George Selleck conducting the rites. Burial took place in the Reserve cemetery under direction of the Curtis mortuary.

Storment: Mrs. Madeline Storment, a sister of Mrs. Walter Waidler of Vanadium, died last week at St. Mary's Hospital in Tucson. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Giacoma, pioneer residents of Central. She is survived by her husband and three children. Their home is in Saint David, Ariz.

Storrs: S.M. "Si" Storrs, 95, a resident of Alamodorgo, died Wednesday. He wa born July 22, 1895, in Momence, Ill. He was a former resident of Tyrone. Mr. Storrs is survived by two daughters, Leeann Napier of Cloudcroft, and Corrine Gore of Reddine, Calif.; eight grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at Hamilton Funeral Home in Alamogordo. Masonic graveside services will follow at Monte Vista Cemetery.

STOUD: Helen Stoud, 92, a Silver city resident passed away Oct 17 At Silver city Care Center. Graveside funeral services will be conducted Wedneday at 1pm in mountain view cemetery in Deming. She was born Oct31 1906 in east Alton Ill.; She is survived by three sons, Bill, bob, and Colman Stroud. Entrusted to Bright.

STOUT: Budd Stout, 75, of Roosevelt, Ariz., died Tuesday, Aug..4, at his residence. He was born in’ Silver City on April 28,1923. He was a cowboy/stuntman and movie double. Mr. Stout was a World War II Army veteran. He was a member -of the’ Screen Actors Guild. Survivors include his companion, Carolyn Edwards ,of Roosevelt, and Walter Stout, his son Mr Stout was a prisoner of war for two ‘years. He appeared in about 400 movies. A memorial ser-vice will be held Sunday, Sept. 6,-at 6 p.m. at Lakçview Mobile Home Park, Space Y, in Roosevelt. Interment was in the National Memorial Cemetery in Phoenix on Aug. 6. The family was ‘assisted by Lamont Mortuary of Globe, Ariz.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday at the Curtis Mortuary Chapel for Mrs. Mattle Evelyn Stout, 54, who died in a local hospital Sunday. Born at Mngnum Okla., she had been a resident of Silver City for the past eight months. Mrs. Stout is survived by her husband, Marion, Silver City; five daughters, Miss Ora Stout and Mrs. Ruth Gregory, Silver City; Mrs. Julia Bruce and Mrs. Debra Moore, Albuquerque; and Mrs. Joyce Glace, of Florida; three sons. Edward Stout, Albuquerque; Kenneth, of Montrose, Colo, and Dewey, Tonopah, Nevada; and three sisters and four brothers. Rev. Eugene Clapp, pastor of the Silver City Church of ChrIst, officiated at the service. Burial was made in Memory Lane Cemetery.

Stout: Allison Bernard Stout, Jr. passed away in his home Sept. 1.He lost his life in a fire which involved his home in Pinos Altos.Mr. Stout was born July 8, 1928, in New Haven, Connecticut. He lived in this community for 15 years, where he worked as an engineer. He has one son, Allison Stout, III and two daughters, Ariel Stout and April Stout, all of Silver City. Graveside services will be Thursday at 10:00 a.m. in the Pinos Altos Cemetery with the Wheeler Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

STOVER: Kenneth Carroll Stover of Modesto, Calif., died Wednesday, July 22. A native of Kansas City, Mo., he moved to Modesto in 1970from Eureka, Calif. He graduated from Davis High School and attended Modesto Junior College, excelling in Future Fanners of America horticultural activities, winning numerous first-place and best-of-show landscape awards at the Stànislaus County Fair and the California State Fair. While employed by Scenic Nursery in Modesto, he was the youngest person ever to become a California certified nurseryman.4~ Following graduation from Masters College in Newhall, Calif., he was for many years in the employ of Newhall Land and Farming Co. before establishing TLC Landscape Co. in Canoga Park, Calif. Active in motel management in California and New Mexico, he also served with the Silver City-Grant County Chamber of Commerce tourism committee and lodgers tax committee. He returned to Modesto in 1994, working as an accountant for American Seals, West in Ceres, Calif. He is survived by his parents, the Rev. C.L. and Phyllis Stover of Modesto; a brothers Ron Stover of Modesto; and a sister, Candy Carison. Remembrances may be made to Reformed Heritage Church, P.O. Box 578357, Modesto, CA 95357. Private services have been held.

Stowe: Mrs. Angela L. Stowe, 52, died here Wednesday, May 26. She was a native of Portland, Ore., and had lived in Silver City for the past four years. Survivors include her husband James, of Silver City; two sons, Paul and Mark, both of Silver City; one daughter, Katherine of Washington, D.C.; her mother, Mrs. Anna Kavelage of Santa Barbara, Calif.; three brothers also survive. Rosary services were held Friday evening at the St. Francis NewmanCenter with Mass on Saturday at 2 p.m. Burial followed in the Memory Lane Cemetery with the Rev. Father William J. Allard officiating. Pallbearers were Dr. Leslie T. Hamm, Richard Goldsmith, Sam Scherotter, John Hoagland, Carl Wright and Buddy Bassett. The family requested that in lieu of flowers, memorial books be donated to the Silver City library.

Harry (Pop) Stowers, 55, a former resident of Central where he had lived for many years died this past week in Albuquerque. He was a former employee at the Fort Bayard Veterans hospital and years ago well known as a baseball player in the Copper League. Survivors are his wife, Mrs Florence Stowers; a son, Harry Jr and a daughter, Linda; also four grandchildren. Funeral services were held in Albuquerque where burial took place.

Strackbein: Alma Strackbein, a longtime resident of Pinos Altos and Rocksprings, Texas, died suddenly Dec. 10 at the Sunrise Retirement Home in Arlington, Va., from heart failure. She was 87. Strackbein was a teacher of American history and political science for 30 years in Silver City before her retirment in 1968. She began teaching in 1938 at the New Mexico State Teachers College in Silver City. In 1943, Strackbein entered the Women's Army Corps and during her two years of service, she attained the rank of first lieutenant. After the war, she returned to Silver City, where she resumed her teaching, first at the teachers college and then at Western High School. She was also an assistant professor of history at Western New Mexico University and a supervisor of history at Western High School. Strackbein was born to William C. and Anna Strackbein on Sept. 13, 1902, in Doss, Gillespie County, Texas, and grew up on the family ranch in Kerrville. In 1915, the family moved to a ranch just south of Rocksprings. She attended Our Lady of the Lake College in San Antonio and the University of Texas in Austin, where she earned a bachelor of arts. In 1936, Strackbein earned a master of arts from the University of Texas. Strackbein's ashes will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery. She is survived by her brother, Oscar Robert Strackbein of Arlington, Va.; her nieces, Lucile Butterfield of Chubbock, Idaho, Fern Steidtmann of Denver, Colo., and Susie Strackbein Thomas of Alexandria, Va.; her nephew, William C. Strackbein of Vienna, Va.; and several grandnieces and grandnephews.

Strahan: Irene Adams Strahan, a longtime resident of Bayard, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 10 in Tucson, Ariz. She was born May 5, 1924 to Juanita Garcia and Miguel Gomez in Santa Rita. She was a member of Our Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church, Daughter of the Nile, Ladies Oriental Shrine and Ameranth. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Adams; her four brothers, Claude, Ruben, Leo and Eliaz Gomez; and a sister, Alice Molinar. She leaves behind her loving husband of one year, William Strahan; her two sons, Ted Adams and his wife, Anne, and Ben Adams and his wife, Susan; four grandchildren, Michelle, Elizabeth, Stacy and Christopher; a sister, Dora Hernandez of Bayard; and a brother, Arnold Gomez of Illinois. She will long be remembered for her beautiful sense of humor. A memorial Mass will be celebrated at Santa Clara Catholic Church in Central on Sunday, Oct. 29 at 11 a.m.

Strain: Wesley Lee Strain, age 15, resident of 208 Cleveland, Cantral, passed away Saturday morning February 17th at Sierra Medical Central in El Paso. He was born September 22, 1963 and wasa Junior High School Student and member of the band and art classes at Snell Jr. High. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Monday at the Hurley C ommunity CHurch with the Rev. Eugene A. Bjork and Rev, F.M. Roundtree officiating. Burial followed at Hurley Cemetery. Wesley is survived by his parents Mr. and Mrs. Sid Strain of Central, two sisters, Vonita and Samantha Strain, grandparents Mr.and Mrs. David Strain of Hurley and Mr. and Mrs. Miles (Buster) Marshall of Central. The pallbearers were; Anthony Cohn, Jerry Iwankin, Michael Cohn, Frankie Cohn, Kevin Wilson, Guy Wilson, Ruben Chavira and Joe Armijo. Wheeler Mortuary, Deming, was in charge of arrangements.

StrAIN: Walter Douglas Strain joined the Lord on Tuesday after a short illness. He was born to Wailer Osborne and Ila Gladys Strain on July 11, 1925, in Portland, Tenn. He joined the Navy on Oct. 13, 1943, and was credited with participating in several invasions while serving in the South Pacific. He was honorably discharged Jan. 16, 1946. He went to Lordsburg in 1947 and married Allene Nard on Sept. 18, 1948. To that union were born three boys, Walter Douglas Strain Jr., Barry Alan Strain and Michael Don Strain. Mr. Strain was employed by Texas-New Mexico Power Co. for 40 years and was a 26-year member of the Lordsburg Masonic Lodge, Ancient Free and Accepted Masons, No. 30. He was a charter member of the Las Cruccs Scottish Rite, a member of the Shrine Temple in Albuquerque and a past exalted ruler of the Lordsburg Elks Club. After retirement, Mr. Strain and his wife enjoyed traveling, including several trips to Alaska, Canada, Mexico and the East Coast. They also enjoyed hunting and fishing trips with their family. He is survived by his wife, Ailene, of the home; and Walt and Pain of Silver City, Alan and Wendy of Lordshurg, and Mike and Brenda of Virdui. He is also survived by his brother, Barry, and his wife, Nellio, of Indianapolis, and their daughters, Janet Strasbourg and Linda Montgomery, and their families; a sister-in-law, Tommie Nard of Lordsburg; and nine grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, the fitmily requests that contributions be made to the Baptist Children's Home and the Shriners Crippled Children Hospital. Pallbearers were Lloyd "Jigs" Reed, Prestott Lindsey, Shims Bowers, C.A. "Budge" Bentley, Charles "Mac" McCullough and Richard "Bunny" McLean. Funeral services were to be conducted by the Rev. Terry Hale at the First Baptist Church of Lordsburg today at 2 p.m. Graveside services were to be conducted by the Lordsburg Masonic Lodge.

Strand: Geogre Allen Strand, 77, a resident of Silver City, died Tuesday at hacienda de Salud after an extended illness. Mr. Strand had been a resident of Silver City for the past two years, coming from Apple Valley, Calif. He retired as a sea captain from alaskan waters. He was a veteran of world War II, during which he served in the Coast Guard. Mr. Strand was an admirer of the outdoors and a lover of nature. During his younger years he held championship honors as a trapshooter. Survivors include his wife, Joyce, of Silver City; a son, Gary Graham of Juneau, Alaska; two daughters, Jean Amelia Tokersky of Apple Valley and Ellen Berlin of Las Vegas, Nevada; a sister, Nancy Oaksmith of Ketchikan, Alaska; and four grandsons. No services are planned. Mr. Strand's ashes will be scattered in Alaskan waters at a later date by family members. Cremation was with Mimbres Crematory in Deming. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Strand: Karl A. Strand, 89, of Silver City died at Hillcrest General Hospital,

Strand: Richard Fay Strand Jr., 40, longtime Deming resident, died Wednesday afternoon when hit by lightning. He was born May 25, 1947, in Santa Rita, and was a veteran of the Vietnam War and served in the U.S. Air Force. He was a student at Western New Mexico University. He is survived by his wife, Linda Strand of Deming; three sons, Mark, Michael and Kevin Strand, all of Deming; his father, Richard Strand of Las Cruces; two brothers, John Strand of Deming, and Kenneth Strand in the U.S. Navy in Norfolk, Va.; and a sister, Susan Huckabee of Las Cruces. Visitation is today from 2-8 p.m. in Baca's Wheeler Funeral Chapels in Deming. Services will be Saturday at 10 a.m. in the Holy Family Catholic Church. The Rev. Wayner Herpin will officiate. Burial will be private.

Strand: Vera Field Strand, 90, a Deming resident, died Friday in the Mimbres Memorial Nursing Home in Deming. The graveside funeral service will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the Masonic Cemetery in Silver City with the Rev. Cliff Henderson officiating. She was born Aug. 3, 1898, and spent her childhood in Mogollon where her father, Dr. W.C. Field, (later of Las Cruces) was resident physician. She attended Westlake School for Girls in Los Angeles, Calif., and later returned to Mogollon to teach school. Survivors include three sons, William F. Strand of Federal Way, Wash., Richard F. Strand of Las Cruces and Donald F. Strand of Tucson, Ariz.; one sister, Helen F. Walker of Ephrata, Wash.; nine grandchildren; and three great-greatgrandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Karl A. Strand. Entrusted to thecare of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Straneva: Frank D. Straneva, 67, a resident of Hachita, entered eternal rest Sunday at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born Sept. 28, 1923, in Wetmore Flats, Pa. He was a retired supervisor for Phelps Dodge Corp. He was veteran of World War II, having served with the U.S. Army. Funeral servies will be held at a later date in Kane, Pa. Survivors include a daughter, Beverly Crabb of Erie, Pa., and several brothers and sisters. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

StrANGE: Almeda Mae Strange 90, of Animas passed away Monday at Sunrise Nursing Home in Lordsburg. Funeral services , will he conducted Wednesday at 10 a.m. in the Church of Christ in Lordsburg. Mr. Ed “Bim” Kerr will conduct the services. Interment will he in Mountain View Cemeteiy in L~rdshurg. Mrs. Strange was horn Sept. 15, 1906, in Stems. She was the daughter of David Bailey Smith and Millie Ann Mae Pearson Smith. She was married to the late Mr. Stephen Herbert Strange on Sept. 26, 1922, in Douglas, Ariz. Mrs. Strange is survived by one daughter, Elizabeth Darnell of Animas; a son, Jack Strange oI~ Animas; t grandson, Billy DarneD of Animas; a brother, Andy Smith, and his wife, Doris, of Lordsburg; a sister, Irene Kimble of Apache, Ariz,; one great-granddaughter, Danielle Edgar of Playas; a great-grandson, Jessie Darnell of Animas; a step-great-granddaughter, Jamie Diaz of Animas; and one greatgreat-grandson, Darrcn Edgar. Pallbearers will he Don Kimble,, Leonard Kimble, Larry Kimbie, Travis Darnell, Jesse Darnell, Andy Smith, Billy DarneD and Wayne Smith. Lordsburg Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Elizabeth Strasser, 77, I mother of Roland Strasser, cashier of the AmerIcan National Bank, passe4 away last Thursday In an El Paso Hospital. Mrs. Strasser had resided tn EL Paso 52 years and was the widow of Charles Strasser who died in 1951. She was a member of the Lutheran Church. Survivors, besides the son in Silver City, are three other sons, Fred Strasser, Ketchikan, AIaska Norman Strasser, Nyssa, Ore.; Joe Strasser, El Paso; two daughters, Mrs. Ethel Lundgran, Clicago, and Mrs. Tim David, Los Angeles, and s e v en grandchildren Funeral services were held in El Paso where burial took place.

Strasser: Sally Martha Strasser, 84, a resident of Silver City, passed away Monday in the Fort Bayard Medical Center. Mrs. Strasser was preceded in death by her husband, Roland Strasser. She had worked at the Peru Mines and New Jersey Zinc, was a former beautician in El Paso, Texas, and sold real estate in the Silver City area. She lived in the Silver City area for 52 years. Mrs. Strasser was a member of the Ration Board, the Rockhound Club and the Extension Club, and her favorite hobby was fishing. She is survived by one son, Dean Strasser of San Diego, Calif.; and two nieces, Carol Dollar of El Paso and Gladys Pierson of Lake Jackson, Texas. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 9:45 a.m. in the chapel of the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home with the Rev. Gorton Smith officiating. Interment will follow in Memory Lane Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Don Werner, Matthew Gaska, Joe Brown, John Moore, Bruce Cross and Ernie Brown. Honorary pallbearers will be all her many friends. The family has requested that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the CancerSociety. Arrangements are by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home, dedicated to those we serve.

Mrs. Maud B. Stratton, widow of the late Joe B. Stratton and a 1ong~ time resident of this community, died at her home in Silver City Thursday afternoon, Mrs. Stratton was born in Austin Texas Dec. 10, i878 and come to Grant county with her parents, Mr and Mrs John O Biggs in 1880.. She has resided in this community continuousley since that time. Mrs. Stratton was graduated from the present New Mexico Western University She served as superintendant of schools from 1923 until 1927, and has long been engaged in the abstract and Insurance business in Silver city. She was a member of many-local organizations, including the Order of Eastern Star, Daughters of the American Revolution,and the Bus-. mess and Professional Women’S club. She is survived by one sister, Mrs. Blanche B. Ferguson of Long Beach Calif., one brother, Claude F.- Biggs of Deming two sons, J. Bryan Stratton of. Baytown, Tex. and Roy B. Stratton of Grant county: :and five grandchildren. Funeral services will be. held in the chapel of Cox’s mortuary at 3 o’clock Saturday afternoon and interment will be In the Masonic cemetery in Silver city. Pallbearers will be Edward L  Allison, Harry E, Bassett, Frank Light, Don W. Lusk, George D Mc Creary jr., and Ira I. Wright.

StrATTON: Roy B. Stratton,81,a native of Grant County and a retired commander of the U.S. Navy, died Friday, Feb. 22 in Albuquerque. Stratton’s early years were spent in this area where he completed his primary and secondary education. His mother, Maude B. Stratton, was the early owner of the Grant County Abstract, which was the forerunner of the present Grant County Title Company. Stratton entered the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, in 1922, graduated, and was commissioned in the Navy in 1926. He pioneered in the development of naval aviation after his graduation from aviation training in 1928. In 1929 he was among the first to land an airplane on the USS Langley, the initial Navy aircraft carrier. It was a vessel converted into a carrier by building a landing deck above the superstructure. Stratton retired from the Navy in 1936, taught mathematics at the New Mexico Military Institute, and was recalled by the Navy at the beginning of World War 11. After Various assignments he was named Commander, Naval Air Station, Key West, FL. After World War II Stratton retired a second time, and purchased a ranch near Cliff. After selling the ranch in I951 the Strattons moved to Albuquerque where He was associated with the United forest Service for a period of time. Stratton is survived by his wife Dorothy, three daughters, And Duffy and Detata of colo., and sally brightwell of ohio; a brother Brian Stratton and a close cousin, Lois Adriache, both of ---. 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. A memorial service was held Tuesday Feb 26, 2pm, at St Marks Episcopal church Albuquerque. Donations can be made to the Veterans hospital.

Stratton: Funeral services for Mrs. Maude Stratton, widow of the late Joseph B. Stratton, were held Saturday afternoon with services at the Cox Mortuary Chapel. Rev. H.L. Geddes, pastor of the Presbyterian Church of Silver City, conducted the funeral service. Interment was made in the Masonic Cemetery of Silver City. Maude B. Stratton was born Dec. 20, 1878 in Austin, Tex., the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John O. Biggs. She came to Grant County as a young girl and had resided in Grant County almost continuously since. She was a graduate of the present New Mexico Western College when it was known as a State normal school in the year 1896. It was the second graduating class of the institution following its organization. In 1923 the deceased became the superintendent of Grant County schools and served in that capacity until 1927, after which she became engaged in the abstract and insurance business in this city. Mrs. Stratton was a member of many Silver City orders, among which were the Eastern Star, Daughters of the American Revolution and the Business & Professional Women's Club. Survivors are a sister, Mrs. Blanche B. Ferguson of Long Beach, Calif.; one brother, Claude F. Biggs ofDeming; two sons, J. Bryan Stratton of Bayton, Tex. and Roy B. Stratton of Grant County. There are also five grandchildren. Pall bearers at the funeral service were Edward L. Allison, HarveyE. Bassett, Frank Light, Don W. Lusk, George D. McCreary, Jr., andIra L. Wright.

Stratton; William Allen Stratton, 82, resident of Deming died April 27 in Deming. He was born April 1, 1902 in Anaconda, Montana and was a retired pipefitter in the papermills of Washington State. In 1972, he moved to Deming from Long Beach, Washington. Visitation was held April 30 at Baca's Wheeler Mortuary. Concluding services and interment was held in Vancouver, Washington. Locally, he is survived by a granddaughter, Dorie Ybarra of Deming. Other survivors include two daughters, Joan Ziller and Jean Myers of Washington; three sons, Herbert Stratton of California, Harvey Stratton of Shelton, Washington and Emery Stratton of Pendleton, Oregon; 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Arrangementsby Baca's Wheeler Mortuary.

Strawn: Martha Ada Strawn, 92, entered eternal rest Friday morning at the home of her daughter, Lenna Allen, in Cliff. She was born June 27, 1898, in Safford, Ariz. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and was a homemaker. Her mother and father were Elizabeth Campbell and John Sparks. She grew up in and received her education in Safford. She married Arthur Strawn and they lived in Bisbee, Ariz., where he worked in the underground mines during the first few years of their marriage. They then moved to California for several years and went back to Safford in June 1924, traveling across the desert on a highway made of railroad ties. They lived in the Gila Valley for a time and the last years of their marriage were spent in Duncan, Ariz.. There, they were in the bee business and were known as the "Honey People." The couple had five children. Mrs. Strawn was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur, and a son, Manford. She is survived by three daughters, Lenna Allen of Cliff, Thelma Langford of Taft, Calif., and Leona Wells of Truth or Consequences; one son, Van Strawn of Elephant Butte; two sisters, Mabel Bohlann of Norwalk, Calif., and Estelle Herns of Arroyo Grande, Calif.; 10 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and 27 great-great-grandchildren. Eleven groups of five generations, plus numerous nieces and nephews, survive her. After the death of her husband, in 1979, she went to live with Thelma and her husband, Earl Langford, in Taft, and lived there for six and a half years. Then she went to Cliff to live with Lenna Allen and spent the remaining years of her life there. Mr. and Mrs. Strawn joined the church in 1960. She remained active in the church until sickness prevented her. She was a visiting teacher and sang in the choir. Throughout her life she was noted for her tatting and crocheting and was known as an excellent seamstress. Services will be held at the Gila Ward Chapel of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at 2 p.m. Wednesday. Interment will follow in the Mesa Cemetery at Gila. Casket bearers will be Norman Allen, grandson; Jack DeFausell, grandson-in-law; Michael DeFausell, great-grandson; Randall Allen, great-grandson; Robert DeFausell Dufrane, great-great-grandson; and Raymond Mortenson, friend. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Samuel D. Dye, Dr. John O. Bell and all her many friends. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Dr. Roe Strickland, a former teacherin the Central school, died Sunday following a heart attack in Calexico, Calif., where in recent years he served as superintendent of the public schools. He is survived by his wife and a son, Richard. Two weeks ago, Dr. Strickland was in Silver City seeking teachers for his school system. He was prominent in California educational circles.

Services for Mr Ray Strickland were held at 4 p.m, in the Curtis .Mortuary chapel with the Rev. Don Brent of the First Baptist church officiating. Interment followed in the Memory Lane Cemetery with Silver City Lodge No. 413, B.P.O.E. in charge of graveside, services. Survivors, include his widow, Jewel of Silver City; his mother, Mrs James B. Strickland, of Rosebud, Ark., two sisters, Mrs. Renna Landsburg of Enid, Okla., and Mrs. Ruby Mathews of Romance, Ark., and one brother, Ross Strickland of Okinawa. The family requested contributions be made to the heart fund. Pallbearers were James D. Schadel, Don G. Werner. James M. Brooke, W. G. Word Jr., Ward W. Schoemaker and Ray Burchfield.

Ruben Strickland, a brother of Ray Strickland of Silver City, died Sunday In a Searcy, Ork., hospital of a heart attack. Funeral services were held In Searcy where burial took place.

Strickland: Mrs. Bradie Beatrice Strickland, 68, died Tuesday at Pleasant View Guest Home. Mrs. Strickland was a resident of Wilcox, Ariz., and had resided at Pleasant View for the past month. She came to New Mexico when she was one year old. Her family homesteaded at Cloverdale, New Mexico, and lived there for 30 years. She is survived by her husband Holley Lee Strickland of Wilcox; four sons, Robert Evans of Animas, Clint Evans of Tucumcari, Guy Evans of Farmington and Homer Evans of Silver City; two daughters, Mrs. Ora Messer and Mrs. Virgie Keene both of Silver City; one stepson, Francis Strickland of Oregon; 16 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Also three sisters, Mrs. Clara Almond of Quitman, Ark., and Mrs. Bettie Neely and Mrs.Viola Girdnar both of Prescott, Ariz.

StrICKLAND: James B. Strickland, 70, died the past week in a hospital at Heber Springs, Ark. He was the father of Ray Strickland of Silver City who was at his bedside when he passed away. The deceased was a retired cotton farmer. Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Lucy Strickland; another son, Ross Strickland, serving in the Air Force at Okinawa; two daughters, Mrs. Rennie Landsvurg, Enid, Okla., and Mrs. Ruby Matthews, Rosebud, Ark. Funeral services were held at Hever Springs followed by burial in Romance, Ark.

Strickland: Slim Strickland, 86, a resident of Truth or Consequences, passed away Saturday, Jan. 20. Mr. Strickland is survived by a son, Francis Lee Strickland of Albuquerque; three stepsons, Clint Evans of Tucumcari, Homer Evans of Deming and Guy Evans of Gatesville, Texas; one step-daughter, Ora Messer of Gila; one sister, Eileen Hamel of Tucson, Ariz.; one stepdaughter-in-law, Jessie Evans of Animas; two grandchildren; 15 step-grandchildren; and 26 step-great-grandchildren. Mr. Strickland was born in Montgomery, Ala., and had been a resident of New Mexico for about 70 years. He was preceded in death by hiswife, Bradie Strickland; a stepson, Robert Evans; and a stepdaughter, Virgie Keene. Graveside services were conducted today at 3:30 p.m. in Memory Lane Cemetery in Silver City with theRev. David Goble officiating. Wheeler Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Strickling: Jerry B. Strickling, 78, a Silver City resident, entered eternal life Saturday at Gila Regional Medical Center. Mr. Strickling, a retired engineer, was born Feb. 15, 1916, in Denison, Texas. He came to Silver City from Houston 11 years ago and was a memeber of the Episcopal Church of The Good Shepherd in Silver City. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Nancy Strickling of the home; and his sister, Ranell Leatherwood, and her husband, Bill of Meridan, Texas. A memorial service will be held Tuesday afternoon at 2 at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd in Silver City with the Rev. Robert L. Ihlefeld officiating. Cremation has taken place and committal of cremains will be in a private ceremony at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be directied to The Nature Conservancy, 212E. Marcy, Suite 200, Santa fe, N.M. 87501. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels and Mimbres Crematorium of Deming.

Stringer: Jesse David Stringer, 69, of Silver City, died Monday evening at his home. Mr. Stringer was born May 16, 1920, in Ada, Okla., and had been a resident of Grant County for the past 25 years, moving here from Texas. He was a member of Tyrone Masonic Lodge No. 52 and Tyrone Order of Eastern Star No. 41, and was a retired grade foreman at Phelps Dodge. Calling hours will be today from 4-7 p.m. in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. Funeral services will be Thursday morning at 10, also in Baca's Funeral Chapels, with the Rev. Jesse Liles officiating. Concluding services will be in Memory Lane Cemetery with Masonic Lodge No. 52 AM & FM officiating. Survivors are his wife, Leonor M. stringer of Silver City; a son, Robert Stringer of Long Beach, Calif.; three daughters, Barbara Ryan and her husband, Bill, of Las Cruces, Betty Miller and her husband, Robert, of Silver City and Oletta Taylor of Long Beach; five brothers, Oebie "Babe" Stringer of Harker Heights, Texas, C.H. "Shorty" Sparkman, George Sparkman and W.L. "Bud" Sparkman, all of Ada, and Bill Sparkman of Mesa, Ariz.; a sister, Ida Slaughter of DeBerry, Texas; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Casket bearers will be Thomas Gutierrez, James Carson, E.L. Etheridge, Edward Holguin,Thomas Ryan and Willard W. Shupe. Honorary bearers are Everett Hardesty, Leonard Duncan, John Goldwin, David Strange, Jerry Monzingo, Ernie Leftault, Manuel Aragon, Manuel Hernandez, Larry Trappman, Harvey Hutton, and all of his many friends and former co-workers. Donations may be made to the Grant County Diabetes Association, c/o Jean Hatfield, 1723 Yucca Drive, Silver City, N.M. 88061, unles there is a personal preference for flowers. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

StrOHL: Ann White Strohl, formerly of Pinos Altos, entered into eternal rest Tuesday, Oct. 27, at her home in Washington, N.J., after an extended illness. She was born on March 27, 1934, in’ Roswell to the late Leslie and Irene White. ‘She graduated from elementary school in Pinos Altos and attended St. Mary’s Academy her first year~ of ‘high school. She graduated from Teachers High School, now ‘Silver High School, in 1952. Mrs. Strohl was preceded in death by her husband, Edward, in 1997. She is survived by four children, Mary Ann, Raymond, Douglas and Joan, ‘and their spouses. She has 13 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She is also survived by two brothers, John White of Las Cruces, and Dan White and his wife, Lillian, of Pinos Altos, and a sister, Margaret Adams, and her husband, Bill, of Juneau, Alaska. She will be remembers and missed by many friends and relatives in the Silver City area. The funeral Mass will be celebrated Fridày at St., Joseph’s Catholic Church in Washington.Ruiz Dora

Storm: Jack C. Strom, formerly of Hurley, passed away at St. Anne's Hospital in Truth or Consequences on Jan. 4. He is survivedby his wife, Mrs. Louise Strom, one brother, Walter Strom of Orosina, Idaho, one sister, Mrs. Nora Mildern, Ironwood, Mich. andwas the brother-in-law of Mrs. Mary F. Swensen of San Francisco. Services were held on Jan. 5 under the auspices of the American Legion with the eulogy by Dr. W. W. Darr. The flag was presented to Mrs. Strom's sister, Mrs. Swensen. Mr. Strom was employed by Kennecott Copper Corporation for about 30 years, retiring in Aprilof 1956, at which time he and Mrs. Strom moved to T or C to make their home.

Strom: Louisa Potter Strom, daughter of Samuel and Rebecca Potter, was born in Silver City May 3, 1880, and departed this life at T or C on December 16. At the end of her school days she became a nurse working in Oklahoma and at Fort Bayard for several years. She was married to Jack C. Strom May 19, 1929, and they resided at Hurley until 1957 when they moved to Truth or Consequences where Mr. Storm passed away a few months later. She is survived by one sister, Mrs. Mary Swensen of San Francisco, CA.; several nieces and nephews and many friends of long standing. Funeral services were conducted in the French Mortuary Chapel by the Rev. Myrle Hickman December 19. Mrs. Hubert Ellinson and Mrs.Frank Snyder sang "Jesus Savior Pilot Me" and "Rock of Ages" accompanied by Mrs. George Goldman at the piano. Interment was in the T or C cemetery.

Strong: Gretchen Schmitt Strong, resident of Silver City for 52 years died Friday as a result of an automobile accident. Mrs. Strong was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Strong and her daughter, Mary S. Libby. She is survived by two sisters, Helen Staples of Wasau, Wis., and Billie Palmen of Wabasha, Minn.; two granddaughters, Margot Portillo and Lee Cunningham; one grandson, Edward Libby, Jr.; four great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct.27 at the Silver City Masonic Cemetery with Reverend C.M. Henderson officiating. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the charity of your choice. Arrangements by Curtis-BrightFuneral Home.

StrOSSER: J. Carmen Castillo Strosser, 44, died Wednesday, Oct. 22 in. Tialatin, Ore. She is survived by her husband, Wil11am G: Strosser; four children, Robert D. Blanchette, Richard J Blanchette, and Gary M. Strosser, all of Oregon City, Ore., and Debra J. Blanchette of Eugene, Ore.; her parents, Angel and Carmen Castillo of Silver City; brother Carlos Castillo of S..:. Diego, Calif., Angel Castillo of Las Cruces, and Mike Castillo, Ruben Castillo, Richard Castillo, Fernando Castillo and Tommy Castil10, all of. Silver City; and Sisters, Mary- Castillo, Isabel Quinones, and Florence Hall, all of Silver City. Interment was Monday, at Mountain view cemetery, in Oregon City. Donatins can be made to the American Cancer society.

Stroud: James A. Stroud, 82, a resident of Silver City, passed away Tuesday morning at his home. Mr. Stroud was a member of the First Christian Church. He retired as maintenance superintendent for the Deming Memorial Hospital. He was a member of the Deming Sheriff's Posse for many years. He has lived in Silver City for five months, moving here from Deming, where he had lived most of his life. Mr. Stroud is survived by his wife, Helen, of the home; three sons, Colman of Del Rio, Texas, Bob of Deming and Bill of Silver City; two sisters, Ruby Neely of Deming and Delia Collins of Arvada, Colo.; 11 grandchlidren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Graveside funeral services were to be held today at 1 p.m. at Mountain View Cemetery in Deming with Phillip Stroud officiating. Curtis-Bright Funeral Home of Silver City is in charge of arrangements.

StrOUD: James H. Stroud, 66, passed away Tuesday at Fort Bayard Medical Center. Mr. Stroud was born Jan. 27, 1929, in Strong City, Okla. He lived in the Grant County area for the past 46 years, working as a mechanic. He is survived by his son, James B. Stroud, and his wife, Joy, of Hot Springs, Ark.; his daughter, Vonnie Harmon, and her husband, Leamon, of Central; his brother, William N.Stroud Jr., and his wife, Dorothy, of Wilcox, Ariz.; his sister, Barbara Pauline Meyer, and her husband, Dale, of Phelan, Calif.; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Stroud, in 1986. Cremation has taken place with Baca's Mimbres Crematorium and a memorial service will be held at 11 Friday morning at Baca's Funeral Chapels. Burial of cremains will take place in a privaic ceremony at a later date. Serving as honorary casket bearers arc his grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Entrusted to the care of Buca's Funeral Chapels and Mimbres Crcmatorium

Struthers: James Struthers, 83, a dancer and former rancher on the Mimbres Valley, died Sept. 9 in Cuernavaca, Mexico. He had spent most of his life in Santa Barbara. Mr. Struthers ranched on the Mimbres from 1948 - 60. He was involved in the East in various theatrical enterprises and he spent three terms in the U.S. Navy. Survivors are his wife, Almira; a daughter, Gray Felstiner of Chicago, Ill.; and two grandsons.

Stuart: Herbert Z. Stuart, 80, a Silver City resident entered life eternal Friday. He was born Feb. 20, 1913, in Barons, Alberta, Canada, to John Holland Stuart and Rebecca (Zimmerly) Stuart. He graduated from the Colorado School of Mines in 1936 andrecieved it's Distinguished Achievement Medal in 1969. A metallurgical engineer, He was employed by Phelps Dodge Corp. For 42 years in engineering and management positions in Bisbee, Ariz.,and in New York City. Following his retirement, Mr. and Mrs. Stuart in 1979. Mr. Stuart lived in Garden City, N.Y., between 1951 and 1979. During that time he was an active member of the Garden City Community Church, serving as chairman of the board of deacons and of the Commitee on Racial Justice. He was aiso a leader of the church's confirmation study program. For 15 years hewas Scoutmaster and member of the troop commitee for Boy Scout Troop 56. He was a member of the University Club in New York City,and a member of the Mining Club of which he served as president in1963-64. He was also a member of the American Institute of Mining,Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers Inc., and of the Masonic Lodge in Bisbee. In silver City, Mr. stuart was chairman of the Planning and Zoning and was a member of the Copper Crest Country Club. Mr. Stuart is survived by his wife of 53 years, Katherine Rains (Kitchel) Stuart of Silver City; two daughters and Sins-in-law, Raynelle Bruce (Stuart) and Benjamin Kuckel of West Simsbury, Cinn., nad Alixon Elizabeth (Stuart) and R. Michael Adair of Phippsburg, Maine; two sons and daughters-in-law, Kenneth Kitchel Stuart and Barbara Stuart of Littleton, Colo., and Dan Douglas Stuart and Gail Stuart of Manitou Springs, Colo.; a brother, J. Raymond Stuart of Veor Beach, Fla.; a sister, Annabelle Bruce (Stuart) Schwer of Hilton Head, S.C.; seven grandchildren, Douglas and Alexandra Stuart of Littleton, Tyler, David and Madison Stuart of Manitou Springs, and Ryan and Kevin Adair of Phippsburg; and several cousins and nieces. A memorial service will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd. The Rev. Robert Ihlefeld will officiate. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in Mr. Stuart's memory to the Colorado School of Mines Foundation Inc., Colorado School of Mines, Weaver Towers, 1811 Elm Street, Golden, Colo. 80401. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Doyle H. Stubblefield, 58, a former Kennecott employee died last Friday, while on vacation in Texas. He was employed in El Paso by the Standard Oil Company. Survivors are his widow. Fronia and a daughter. Jackie, Funeral services and burial took place In Killeen. Texas.

STUECKEL: Venice King Stueckel, 83, died Tuesday morning in. Silver City. Mrs. Stueckel was born in Washita County, Okia., and was a longtime resident of Grant County. She was a member of the Glad Tidings Assembly of God,. Church. Mrs. Stueckel is survived by her husband, John Fred Stueckel of Silver City; one son, Harry E. Stueckel of Albuquerque; one brother, Forrest King of Kansas City, Kan.; four grandchildren, Stanley Raymond of Portsmouth. R.I., Victoria Nerickel and Steven Raymond of Oklahoma City, Okla., and Scott Raymond of Portales; and five great-grandchjldr~n Funeral services will be held at 10a.m. Friday in the Glad Tidings Assembly of God Church with the Rev. Weldon W. Coker and the Rev. Dennis E. Wagner officiating. 1nternment will follow inMemory Lane Cemetery. There will he a visitation from 6-7 p.m. Thursday in the Wheeler Funeral Home chapel. Pallbearers will be Ed Riley, Walter Cook, Wifham McNutt, Arnold Ortiz, William Farrar and Merrill Learner. Serving as honorary pallbearer will he Cur— tis Maxwell. Arrange-merits arc by the Wheeler Funeral flume.

Stultz: Alma Jeannette Stultz, 81, a resident of Silver City, passed away Saturday in Hacienda de Salud. She was a floral designer from age 9 until age 75. She worked fo People's Flower Shop for 35 years in Albuqurque. Mrs. Stultz was preceded in death by her husband, Martin L. Stultz, and by her son, Robert Martin Stultz. She is survived by her daughter, Jean Dial and herhusband, Emanuel L. Dial, of Deming; her grandson, Wayne W. Dial of Albuquerque; her granddaughter, Michelle Castillo and her husband, Rudy, of Silver City; six other grandchildren; five great-grand children; and two sisters, Bea Vigers of Iowa and Mildred Meagher of Illinois. Funeral services will be conducted in Albuqurque. Local arrangements were handled through the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Sturdevant; G.B. Sturdevant, 78, died in Silver City. Mr. Sturdevant was born in Tipton, Indiana, but was a resident of Grant County for about eight years. He was a member of the Universal Life Church, retired as Construction carpenter and Security Guard and mananged the United Veterans Center in 1977 and 1978. He is survived by his wife Madeline Sturdevant of Silver City; one daughter, Martha Ann Frazey of Libby, Montana; five sons, Charles C. Sturdevant of Everett Wa, Vernon A. Sturdevant of Sweet Home, Ore. Thomas L. Sturdevant of Olympia, Wa., Ronald G. Sturdevant of Silver City, Jerry W. Sturdevant of Playas, 23 grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. No services were held. Arrangements were by the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

Sturgis: Clayton Roy Sturgis, 68, died at Hillcrest Hospital December 17.

Stutt: Billy C. Stutt, 65, a resident of Fort Bayard, died Monday at Fort Bayard Medical Center. He was born June 13, 1926. He is survived by his mother, Nita Williamson of Dallas. A graveside funeral service will be held later this week at Paradise Cemetery in Decatur, Texas. Entrusted to Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Funeral services for Mrs. George M. Sublett, 78, who died Monday at Albuquerque, will be held at the graveside in Masonic Cemetery Friday Under the direction of the Curtis Mortuary. Mrs. Sublett, a former resident of Silver City is survived by a daughter, Miss Charity Sublett of Albuquerque,

Suchoff: Louis Suchoff, 93, passed away Saturday, April 8 at Hillcrest Hospital. Mr. Suchoff, a native of Orojea, Poland, was aresident of Central at the time of his death. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Esther Suchoff of Central, a sister, Mrs. Simcha Kagen of Johannesburg, South Africa, and several nieces and nephews, including Benjamin Suchoff, M.D., of Corpus Christi, Texas. Graveside service were conducted Monday April 10 at MemoryLane Cemetery. Curtis-Bright Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

SIFFUENTES; Mrs.Candalaria T. Sifuentes 31, of Central passed away Sunday at Hillcrest General Hospital. Rosary service were held at the Cox Mortuary chapel, folled by mass Wednesday moring at 9 o'clock at the Santa Clara Catholic cyhurch in Central. Burial folles the mass in the Central cemetery.The rites were coducted by the Rev. Fr. Casimir Petrauskas. Surviving are husbandAntonio Sifuentes; two sons, Antonio Sifuentes, and Mike; seven brothers, two sisters and her mother, Mrs. Anselma Duarte of Central.

SUITE: Doris M. Suite, 81, died Monday morning in Silver City. She was born in Columbus, Ohio, had been a resident of Silver City for 37 years, and had worked as a bookkeeper-accountant for Emerick Motor Co. and a local radio station. She was a member of the Arenas Valley Community Church, the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Arenas Valley, the Cactus Rebekah Lodge, Allingham-Golding Post No. 18 and the Silver City senior citizens. She is survived by five brothers, Robert Long of Westerville, Ohio, Lawarene (Pete) Long of Columbus, Ohio, George W. Long of New Albany, Ohio, and Ralph F. Long and Richard J. Long of Columbus, Ohio. There will be a visitation on Thursday from 11 a.m. until service time at 1 p.m. in the Wheeler Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Ken Shultz officiating. Interment will follow in the Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Graveside services will be conducted by the Cactus’ Rebekah Lodge of Silver City. Serving as pallbearers will be Max Blood-worth, Con Henry, Leon Acosta, A.J. Robison, Roy Nueller and William Farrar~ Arrangements are by the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

Suite: Travis Y. Suite, 64, died Saturday, August 24 at HillcrestHospital. He

Sullivan: Robert Vail Sullivan, 67, passed away at his residence in Mimbres Tuesday. He was born in Peabody, Mass., on Oct. 3, 1919, to John and Mable Sullivan. He was a graduate of St. John'sPreparatory School in Danvers, Mass., and the University of Texas in El Paso, Texas. He was a teacher and taught in Anthony, Texas,prior to his retirement in 1978. He was a vetran of World War II.He is survived by his wife, Alice Sullivan of El Paso and Mimbres; two sons, Michael James Sullivan of Austin, Texas, and Lawrence Owen Sullivan of Mesa, Ariz., two daughters, Karen Jane Sullivan of Charlotte, N.C., and Roberta Ann Sullivan of Austin; a brother,John Sullivan of Peabody; his mother, Isabel Sullivan of Eustis, Fla.; and two grandchildren. There will be a visitation tonight from 6-8. Graveside services will be held Friday at 10 a.m. in the Fort Bayard National Cemetery with the Rev. Melchor Dano officiating. Full military honors will be provided by American Legion Allingham-Golding Post No. 18. Arrangements are through the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Funeral services for Mrs. Beulah Kane Sully, 88, of 2226 S. Greenfield Ave., Arcadia, Calif., were conducted Monday, June 3, at 3:45 p.m. by Rose Hills Mortuary at the graveside in Rose Hills Memorial Park. The Rev. William E. Thiel officiated. Mrs. Sully, a resident of California for 39 years, was born in Alabama, and died June 1 at Parkview Convalescent Hospital. She is survived by a son, Kenneth M. Sully, of the home address; two daughters, Ruth S. Harris of Piedmont, Calif.; Agnes S. Leghorn of Osterville, Mass.; four grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren. Mrs. Sully was a former resident of Santa Rita.

Word has been received by Mrs. Robert Jackson, Sr., of the death in Arcadia, Calif., May 3, of Mrs. Juliette R. Sully, wife of Kenneth M. Sully, formerly of Santa Rita. Funeral services arid burial took place in Memorial Park Whittier, Calif.

Sully: Funeral services for Mrs Beulah Kane Sully, 88, of 2226 S.Greenfield Av

William R.Sumner,57, died Friday evening at Hillcrest General Hospital. He was a native of Comanche County, Texas, and had been a metallurgist for Kennecott Copper Corporation for 20 years. He served in the Air Force and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Bayard. He is survived by his wife, Laura of Silver City; ‘two sons, Walter James of Silver City and William David of White Sands; one daughter, Mrs. . Margaret Franklin of Oxnard, Calif.: two grandchildren and one sister, Mrs. Myra Crawford of Mesilla Park. Funeral services were held in the First Baptist’ Church of Bayard at 3:30 p. rn. Monday. Burial followed in the Memory Lane Cemetery. The Rev. Billy Foster officiated. Arrangements were under the direction of Curtis Mortuary. In lieu of flowers the family had requested that donations be made to the buIlding fund of the First Baptist Church of Bayard.

Former Chief of Police J C. (Doc). Summers died Monday afternoon in Phoenix after an extended illness. Summers was a patiént at the hospital there and he died about 2 p.m. His family was present at time of his death. “Doc” had many friends in Silver City and Grant County. Earlier this summer he had t.hen a leave of absence due ‘ a heart ailment. Later he resigned his position. He is survived by his widow Mrs. Nelk Summcrs; a daughter Carma Nell, ‘and two sons Thomas Allen and Jimmy, and his mother. Funeral services were held yesterday in Eager, Ariz: Many friends of the former police chief from Si1ver City attended.

Summers: Betty Zumwalt Summers, a longtime resident of Grant County, died in White Mountain Hospital in Springerville, Ariz., after an extended illness. She was born Oct. 22, 1937, in Silver City. She was preceded in death by her father, Charles Zumwalt, in1959, and her mother, Mildred Dinwiddie Zumwalt, in 1984. She is survived by her husband, Tom Summers of Springerville; another son, Tim Summers of Silver City; a daughter, Tahna Bratlee of Phoenix, Ariz.; a son, Tom "Rip" Summers of Springerville; three grandsons; and two brothers, Charles "Zuni" Zumwalt and Ron Zumwalt, both of Battle Mountain, Nev. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in Baca's Hillcrest Chapels at 2 p.m. No flowers, please.

SUMNER: Laura Sumner, 83, formally of Bayard, passed away Tuesday, May 19, in Fort Worth, Texas. Graveside funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 2 p.m. in Memory Lane Cemetery with the Rev. Bill Miller officiating. Mrs. Sumner was born May 29, 1914, in LaMesa. She was married to the late William Richmond Sumner. She is survived by one son, Walter James Sumner; one daughter, Margaret “Peggy” Franklin, and her husband, Jimmy Don, of China; one brother, Jack Rigney of Raleigh, N.C.; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Mrs. Sumner taught home economics for more than 20 years at Cobre High School. Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

SUMNER: mere will he a memorial service for Marita Sumner at the Glenwood Community Center at 2 p.m. Sunday. April 13. She was a beloved member of the Glenwood comunity. She died late last year. Contributions in her honor can be made to the Marietta McDaniels Sumner Fund. New Mexico Nature Conservancy. Suite 200. 212 F. Marcy St.. Santa Fe. NM 87501-2049.

Sumner: Lowell Sumner of Glenwood passed away Sunday in Silver City. He is survived by his wife, Marietta of Glenwood; a daughter, Ruth Crandall of San Dimas, Calif.; and two grandchildren, Catherine Wandell of San Francisco, Calif., and Richard Crandall of San Diego, Calif. Mr. Sumner was born in New York City, but spent his early childhood in North Kingston, R.I. His family moved to Southern California where he attended Pomona High School and Pomona Juinior College. The following year, he entered Berkeley University, majoring in ecology and wildlife management. He received a master's degree from Berkeley. While working toward his doctorate, he worked for the California Fish and Wildlife Service. In March 1935, he was asked to join a group of scientists to work in a newly organized branch of the National Park Service at Berkeley, Calif., doing wildlife research and management projects. After that assignment, he worked as the research and management biologist in the San Francisco NPS regional office. He also did work for the NPS in Alaska, using his own airplane. In 1960, Sumner was transferred from San Francisco to the NPS Washington, D.C. office. He held the position of chief research biologist until his retirement in 1967. A few years after his retirement, he and his wife decided to make their year-round home in Glenwood. His ashes will be placed in his family's cemetery in Wickford, R.I. A memorial service will be held at a later date in Glenwood.

Sumner: Walter J. "Jim" Sumner, formerly of Silver City, died Sunday at his home in Kennewick, Wash. He was born in El Paso, Texas, on Feb. 25, 1938. He is survived by his wife, Ruby; a daughter, Christine; three sons; Bill, Timothy and Jonathan; his mother, Laura E. "Betty" Sumner; a sister, Peggy Franklin; and a brother, David Sumner of Fort Worth, Texas. Funeral services will be held Wednesday in Kennewick.

Sumner: William R. Sumner, 57, died Friday evening at Hillcrest General Hospital. He was a native of Comanche County, Texas and had been a metallurgist for Kennecott Copper Corporation for 20 years. He served in the Air Force and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Bayard. He is survived by his wife, Laura of Silver City; two sons, Walter James of Silver City and William David of White Sands; one daughter, Mrs. Margaret Franklin of Oxnard, Calif.; two grandchildren and one sister, Mrs. Myra Crawford of Mesilla Park. Funeral services were held in the FirstBaptist Chursh of Bayard at 3:30 p.m. Monday. Burial followed in the Memory Lane Cemetery. The Rev. Billy Foster officiated. Arrangements were under the direction of Curtis Mortuary. In lieuof flowers, the family had requested that donations be made to thebuilding fund of the First Baptist Church of Bayard.

SUMNER: Marietta M. Sumner, 86, of Glenwood and Sunset Vista died Sunday at Gila Regional Medical Center. She was born in Warden, Mont., on June 20, 1910. She was the daughter of the late Oscar E. McDaniels and Janette Miller McDaniels. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lowell Sumner, in October 1989. She retired as a park naturalist from the National Park Service in Washington, D.C., where she had lived and worked for 35 years before retiring with her husband to Glenwood in 1967. She was active in community affairs in Glenwood, and was a past president of the Glenwood Women's Club and a member of the Community Chorus. She received her bachelor of science degree in biology from the University of South Dakota in 1932. She is survived by her brother, Car] McDaniels of Blacksburg, Va.; a stepdaughter, Ruth Crandall of San Dimas, Calif.; three nieces, Lynn Beatty, Lisa McDaniels and Diane McDaniels; three grandnieces, Laurel Beatty, Colleen Beatty and Ginger Beatty; and two stepgrandchildren, Richard R. Crandall III and Catherine Crandall. Inurnment will be with her late husband in his family plot in Wickford, RI. A memorial service will be held in Glenwood at a later date. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels and Baca's Mimbres Crematory.

Suozzi: Daniel M. Suozzi, 83, a Hachita resident, died Thursday at Tucson Medical Center in Tucson, Ariz. Mass will be held Friday morning at 11 at St. Catherine's Church in Hachita. He will be laid to rest in a private crypt on the church grounds. Mr. Suozzi committed years of physical labor to the construction, furnishing and maintenance of St. Catherine's Church, which was named and dedicated in honor of his mother, Catherine. Mr. Suozzi, who was born in Ruvo del Monte, Italy, was a Cheektowaga, N.Y., Chrysler dealer for 42 years prior to his move to Hachita. He is survived by a son, Peter of Tucson; two daughters, Penny Dombrowski of Buffalo, N.Y., and Patty Dillon of Little Genesee, N.Y.; three grandchildren, Maximillian, Alexander and Catherine Dillon of Little Genesee; two brothers, Gerald and Frank of Cheektowaga; and three sisters, Rosie Nazareth of West Seneca, N.Y., Nellie Durlak of Cheektowaga and Nancy Germain of Buffalo.

Suter: David T. Suter, 66, a resident of Cliff, passed away Sunday at his home. Mr. Suter, a retired insurance executive, was born Oct. 26, 1927, in Piedmont, W.Va., to Eugene L. and Virginia Kooken Suter. He moved to Cliff from El Paso, Texas, last year and was a member of the Gila Valley Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Marlene R. Broeker Suter of the home; a daughter, Debra Salinas, and her husband, Simon, of Houston; a son, Mark David Suter; and two grandchildren, Nathon and Melissa Marks. At the family's request, cremation has taken place at Mimbres Crematorium and a private memorial service will be held at a later date. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels and Mimbres Crematorium.

SUTTERRELD: Mary Sutterficld, 86, of Lordsburg passed away Tuesday at her residence Services are pending with Lordsburg Funeral Home.

Sutton: Glen B. Sutton, 75, died July 6 in Hillcrest General Hospital followin

Svela: Carrie Forberg Svela, died Saturday in the Fort Bayard Medical Center. She was born Jan. 10, 1899 in Norway and worked as a telegrapher for many years. Survivors are a son, Larry W. Svela of Idaho; one daughter, Mercedes Johnson of Fort Richardson, Alaska; and one nephew, Rod Johnson of San Lorenzo. Graveside funeral services will be held Friday at 10 a.m. in the Sunset Memorial Gardens in Billings, Mont., with the Rev. Rich Omland officiating. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

SWAIM: Betty Joy Swaim, 74, of Silver City passed away Tuesday, July 27, at her home after suffering from a long illness. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Thursday at Bright Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, also at the funeral home, with the Rev. Weldon Coker officiating. Interment will be in Fort Ba- yard National Cemetery. Mrs. Swaim was born Aug. 25, 1924, in Iron River, Mich. She was the daughter of Mitch Bowan and Leonora Truewern Bowan. Mrs. Swaim married Roy Alvoyd Swaim on Sept. 27, 1939, in Silver City. He preceded her in death Sept. 3, 1984. Mrs. Swaim is survived by a son, Harry Swaim, and his wife, Ann, of Winkleman, Ariz.; three daughters, Pat Garcia and her husband, George, of Grants, Sharon McDaniel and her husband, Don, of Phoenix, Ariz., and Bonnie Darlene Carrell and her husband, Tommy, of Battle Mountain, Nev.; 10 grandchildren, Sammy, Barrel, Kelli, George, Stephen, Shari, Michael, Bobby, Shelly and Rick; 20 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; two brothers, Bill Bowan and his wife, Lorna, of Kearny, Ariz., and Jack Bowan and his wife, Beth, of Silver City; and numerous nieces and nephews, along with many friends. Mrs. Swaim was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; three brothers, Jim, Alfred and Paul Bowan; and two sisters, Inez Lee and Mercedes Passmore. Mrs. Swaim was a member of BPOE Does No. 108 in Grants. She also be- longed to a birthday club and bunko club. She was an avid bingo player. Her most cherished moments were family reunions every year. Mrs. Swaim was the fifth child from a family of 12 children. The most important thing to her was her family and friends. She loved them all. Pallbearers for Mrs. Swaim's service will be Anthony _ Sedillo, Rick Quinonez, Manuel Marquez, George Garcia, Stephen Garcia and Rich Vanhorn. Honorary bearers are Bobby Kroen, Darrel Swaim, Sammy Swaim, Michael Garcia, Wesley Marquez and Daniel Marquez. Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements,

Swaim; Roy Alvoyd Swaim, 65, of Silver City died at the Gila Regional Medical Center in Silver City. He was born August 31, 1919 in Nutrioso, Az, the son of Harry B. and Harriett Maxwell Swaim. Mr.Swaim was a veteran of W.W. II, having served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was a member of the Church of Christ of the Latter Day Saints, B.P.O.E. No.2053 and the VFW. Survivors include his wife,Betty J. Bowan Swaim of Silver City; three daughters, Patricia M. Garcia of Grants, Sharon J. McDaniel of Phoenix, Az and Bonnie D. Quinonez of Grants; one son, Harry Edward Swaim of Muskogee, Ok; his mother, Harriett M. Miller of Springerville, Az; ten grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held at the Curtis-Bright Chapel with burial following at the Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Rev. Joel L. Swartzell, Pastor of the Church of God officiated at both services along with the AllinghamGolding Post No. 18 Honor Guard at the cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Jack Light, Bill Bowan, Vernie Passmore, Lewis Turner, Lovell Rogers and David Matthews. Arrangements were by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

John L. “Buttons” Swall, 19, was, killed in an aUtomobile accident near Duncan, Ariz., Wednesday, March 10. He was riding in a car with Bobby’- Eddleman and Jack Sherman, which. apparently hit a bridge and overturned. Mr. SwaIl Was employed at the Snappy Service Station, and had attended State Teachers College high school. He had many friends here. He was born on October 1, 1928, In Plains Texas. Besides his parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Culver of Whiskey Creek, he is survived by a brother, Ralph, of Long Beach, Calif.; his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Whitehurst ot Whiskey Creek; and three aunts and uncles, Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Whitehurst Hobbs; Mr. and Mrs. Jim Whitehurst, Pineville, Ore.; and Mr. and Mrs. ‘W.L. Freeman, Bayard. Funeraj services were held last Saturday afternoon from Cox Mortuary chapel. The Rev. John L. Carpenter officiated; Mrs. Rebecca Gamblin and Miss Sharon Harkey furnished the music. Burial was In Silver City cemetery. Pallbearers were Harlie Cooley, Jr., Dub. GambIin, Fred Prevost, John Prevost, Jr., Billie Tow and John Whiteley.

Swallow: Vern Swallow, 80, died Wednesday, April 30, in Silver City. Mr. Swallow was born in Americus, Kansas, and had been a long time resident of Grant County. He was a member of the Methodist Church in Council Grove, Kansas and retired from the Anderson, Maxwell dental office in 1965. Mr. Swallow is survived by his wife, Pat Swallow of Silver City, a sister, Mrs. Mel Addington of California and several nieces and nephews. Gravesidefuneral services were held Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at Memory Lane Cemetery with Reverend Cliff Henderson officiating. Serving as honorary pallbearers were Richard Goldsmith, Robert Rose, Sam Servis, Charles St. John, Dr. L.L. Anderson, Dr. Alfred Diggs, Athington White, William Hunt, Richard Tatsch, Dr. C.C. Cobb and Dr. John Bell. Mr. Swallow laid in state in the Curtis-Bright Chapel. Contributions may be made to the Silver City Public Library in his name.

Lowell B. “Smokey” Swanson, 70, of Gila died Wednesday, Sept. 14 in his residence. Swanson was born May 14, 1913 in Omaha, Neb., the son of Gus J. and Clara A. Bendixen Swanson, and moved to Gila from Lake City, Colo. in 1982. He was employed as a warehouseman with Western New Mexico. Telephone Company, and a member of the Cornmunity Presbyterian Church of Lake City and served with the U.S. Air Corp during World War II. Swanson is survived by his wife, Edith Butler Swanson of Gila and one daughter, Norma Aim Swanson of Lake City. A memorial service was held Sept 16 in the Trinity Presbyterian Church in Cliff under the direction of the Rev. David Goble. The family requests that friends who wish may contribute to the Organ Funds of either the First United Methodist Church in Silver City or the Trinity Presbyterian Church in Cilpin the name of Mr. Swanson. Arrangements by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Swanson: Henry E. Swanson, 78, a longtime Silver City resident, passed away Saturday in Albuquerque, where he had gone for medical treatment. Mr. Swanson, a retired metallurgical engineer, is survived by his daughter, Christina and her husband, William Little, and grandson, James Henry Little, all of Albuquerque; sisters-in-law, Erma Swanson of Lakewood, Colo., and Blanche Findlay and Don Campbell and her husband, Jesse Campbell, all of Las Vegas, Nev.; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was born March 26, 1913, in Anaconda, Mont. He graduated from Montana School of Mines in 1937 and worked in copper and other ore processing mills throughout the West, including Anaconda Co. in Anaconda, Combined Metals Reduction Co. in Pioche, Nev., and Salt Lake City, Utah, Shattuck Denn Mining Corp. in Humboldt, Ariz.; and the Hanna Mining Co. in Cobalt, Idaho, and Hibbing, Minn. He came to the Silver City area in 1968 as general mill superintendent for the U.S. Smelting Refining and Mining Co. (U.V.Industries Inc.) mills at Hanover and Fierro. In 1944, Mr. Swanson married Sytha Findlay of Kanab, Utah, who accompanied him through all his career and died in Silver City in 1987. He was a registered professional engineer in Utah, a member of American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers, and a charter member of St. John Masonic Lodge No. 18 in Pioche, Nev. A memorial service will be held Saturday, July 6, at 10 a.m. in the First Methodist Church of Silver City. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Silver City Public Library, or tothe organization or charity of choice.

Swanson: Robert Swanson, who taught business administration at Western New Mexico University in the early 1970s, died New Years Day in Tucson, AZ. Swanson and his wife, Ann, kept a home in Silver City during years of teaching business in the Pacific North West and at MacMurray College in Abilene, Texas. They had a home in Silver City until last year. Upon retiring several years ago, Swanson served with the Silver Ciy-Grant County Chamber of Commerce's tourism and convention committee and with a sub committee on downtown development. The Swansons recently moved to Tucson, where a family was held Friday.

Swanson: Sytha Findlay, 72, of Silver City, died in Gila Regional Medical Center Saturday after an extended illness. She was born in Kanab, Utah, on April 17, 1915. She moved to Grant County and Silver City in 1968 along with her husband, Henry, who worked for U.V. Industries for many years. She was a retired school-teacher. In her later years she suffered serious illness but was a remarkable survivor recoverng from many illnesses. She is survived by her husband, Henry Swanson of Silver City; by a daughter, Christine W. and her husband, William Little of Austin, Texas. four sisters, Bernice Vander-Weyst of Olympia, Wash., Blance Findlay of Las Vegas, Nev., Anne Rose of Lawrence, Kan., and Don and her husband, Jessie Campbell, also of Las Vegas. a sister-in-law, Erma Swanson of Anaconda, Mont.. and a 10 year old grandson, James Henry Little of Austin. Memorial service will be held Friday, June 19 in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Edward Richmeyer officaiting. The time of the service will be announced. In lieu of flowers. contributions may be made to the Silver City Library, or to the organization or charity of choice. Curts-Bright is in charge of arrangements.

SWAP: Services for Irma Gale Swapp, 47 of Silver City will be at 10 aJn. today at Bright Funeral Home followed by interment at 3 p.m. in Springerville Ariz. Cemetery. Swapp died Tuesday in Gila Regional Medical Center. Survivors include her husband Ronald Swapp; son, Levi Swapp; daughters, April Zane and Misty Swapp; father, Frank Parker; sister, Veronica Ahring; and two grandchildren.

Ben Swapp 20. nephew of Mrs. Gene Boren of this city, died in Albuquerque following a lengthy illness of polio. He He became ill just before Christmas The Swapp family lived at one time in Silver City and now reside in Kirtland, N. M. Survivors are the parents, Mr. and Mrs Loman Swapp, two sisters and one brother, the aunt, Mrs Boren, and the grandparents, Mr and Mrs Arthur Northrup. Services were he]d Tuseday, at Kirtland at 3:30 p.m., the deceased was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of the Later Day Sairts.

Swapp: Don Melvin Swapp, 60 died at Hillcrest Hospital last Friday. He was a lifelong resident of Luna, N.M. and was a retired employee of Luna, N.M. and was a retired employee of the Southwest Forest Industry. He is survived by his wife, Anna; five sons, Milburn J. Horace D., Kenneth R., Nathan E., Ronald V.; one daughter, Mrs. Inez Fay Hulsey; his father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. James M. Swapp of Luna; one brother, Phillip of Luna and three sisters, Mrs. Hessie Whitmar of Alpine, Ariz.; Mrs. Neada Bradford of Luna; and Mrs. Ellen Kiene of Luna.

SWAPP James Swapp, 36, formerly of Silver City, was killed in a truck driving accident in Buena Vista, Colo., on July 16. He was born Jan. 5, 1961, in Springerville, Ariz. He died doing what he loved, driving a truck. Mr. Swapp never had anything bad to say about anyone, and will be greatly missed by relatives and friends. He was a 1979 graduate of Silver High School, and was a longtime Silver City resident. Most recently, he was a resident of Albuquerque. He is lovingly survived by his wife, Carmen, and his stepdaughter, Annabell Sherman of Albuquerque; his children, Ken Lynn (Swapp) Hotchkiss and Dustin William Hotchkiss (Dustin James Swapp) of Silver City; his mother, Karen Swapp of Silver City; his father and stepmother, Melburn J. and Diane Mae Swapp of Youngstown, Ohio; his maternal grandparents, V.D. and Winifred Brown of Kingman, Ariz.; his paternal grandmother, Anna Fay Swapp of Silver City; his sister, Melanie Rogers, and her husband, Mark, and their three children, ~f Silver City; his sister, Joysan Scoggin, and her husband, Bryan, their two children,;of Silver City; his sister, Stephanie Freeman, and her son, of Silver City; and his sister, Jennifer Cornwell, and her husband, Tim, and their three children, of Belen. He is also survived by numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Services were held this morning at Crestvjew Funeral Home Chapel in Albuquerque. interment followed at Mount Calvary Cemetery in Albuquerque. Pallbearers were Jonny Miller, Randy Swapp, Jimmy Swapp, David Miller, Richard Miller and Deral Meek. Honorary pallbearers were Dominic Bray, James Hare, David Hare, Don Hare and Alex Garcia.

SWAPP: Roy Swapp, 72, former resident of Silver City from 1935-46, where he served as a U. S. Forest ranger, died June 12 at the home of his daughter in Corona, N. M. He was born at Luna, Catron County, Jan. 13, 1894. In recent years he had resided at Fruitland, N. M. Survivors are his widow, Mrs. Inez Swapp; a daughter, Mrs. Lawrence Laney, and three grandchildren. Funeral services were held June 15 at Luna, followed by burial in the cemetery there. Serving as pallbearers were the nephews of the deceased.

A long-time resident ot Grant county Mrs Jessie Swartz, 67, died Saturday at the Santa Rita Hospitaj where she was a patient, The deceased was born in Mimbres in 1885. He is survived by 4 sons, Pat Solis, Hurley, Ted Solis and Frank Solis, Silver City, and Jim Solis, Los Angeles; 4 daughters, Mary Taylor, Los Angeles, Tifly Soils, Houston, Tex., Bartiara Madrid, Silver City, and Sally Vargas, Santa Rita; seven sisters; four brothers, and 24 grandchildren When death came to Mrs. Swartz, all her Sons and daughers were at her bedside. Rosary services were held at Cox Mortuary Chapel Tuesday evening and internment was at the Silver City Catholic Cemetery on Wednesday. Pallbearers were Emeterjo Madrid,’ David Vargas, Charles Taylor, Jr., Teddy Madrid, Pvt Manel Taylor and Alex Madrid.

SWARTZ: Viola Leyba Swartz, 93, a former Grant County resident, passed away Sunday, March 22, in Placentia, Calif. The visitation and prayer vigil were held Tuesday at Pierce Brothers Mortuary Chapel with the Mass of the resurrection celebrated this morning at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Placentia. Internment followed at Resurrection Cemetery in San Gabriel, Calif. She was born Sept. 11, 1904. in Swartz, N.M., the last of 12 children of James Swartz and Catnila Leyba. She married Nicolas Medina on Dec. 28, 1921, and they had eight children. Many years ago, she moved to California and has resided in Placentia for the last 12 years. She was a retired clerk- and was a communicant of the Catholic Church. Her family includes two daughters, Jennie Nievar and Viola Girjalba, and four sons, Joe Medina, Nicolas Medina, Robert Medina ‘and Henry Medina, all of California; a sister, Adela Tones of Deming; 17 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. This obituary was provided by’ Baca’s Funeral Chapels.

SWARTZENDRUBER: Shirley Swartzendruber, SO, passed away at her home in Portales, following a lengthy illness. She was born July 24, 1935 in Hurley, at the home of Mr. And Mrs. Jack H. Trewern. She attende~l and grad~uated from the Silver City schools. She was married tb the Rev. L.H. Swartzendruber. They lived in New Mexico and west Texas and in February 1985 moved to Portales. She was a member of the First Assembly of God Church. She is survived by her husband; three sons, Glen of Level-land, Texas, and Kevin and Keith of the home; two daughters, Lou Ann Owens of Levelland, and Libbie Swartzendruher of the home; and three grandchildren. She is also survived by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Trewern of Silver City; and two brothers, James Trewern of Cottonwood, Ariz., and Frank Trewern of Silver City. Services will be conducted on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at the First Assembly of God Church in Portales with the Rev. J.W. Farmer and the Rev. Earl Vansant officiating. Graveside services will be at 4 p.m. CST at the City of Levelland cemetery. Wheeler Mortuary of Portales is in charge of arrangements.

Sweazy, Alice R., 76, died Saturday in Phoenix Ariz. She was a resident of Silver City since 1945. Mrs. Sweazy was born June 11, 1912, in Carneiro, Kan. was a homemaker and a member of the Methodist Church, and was a member of the Widowed Persons. Calling hours will be held today at the Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels from 2-6 p.m. Funeral services will be Thursday at 2 p.m., also in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels, with the Rev. Edward J. Richmeyer of Messiah Lutheran Church officiating. Interment will follow in the Masonic Cemetery. Survivers are her son, Ken Sweazy and his wife Sandy of Azle, Texas; a daughter Karen Nolan and her husband Gene of Glendale Ariz; a brother Alfred Cook of Denver Colo.; two sisters, Emma Ostron of Silver City and Dollie Cambell of Kansas and three grandchildern Todd Nolan of Phoenix Ariz. and Niki and Hollie Sweazy of Azle. Casket bearers will be George Ewan, Bob Door, Karl Hardin, Dick Nolan, Carroll Mann and Wayne Reed. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Sweeney: Marjorie J. Sweeney, 75, a Silver City resident, passed away Friday at Hacienda de Salud nursing home in Silver City. A memorial service will be held Sunday at noon at the Bayard United Methodist Church with the Rev. Ray Keene, Pastor of the church, officiating. Mrs. Sweeney was born Feb. 27, 1918, in Detroit. She was a homemaker. She moved to Silver City in 1976 from Pacoima, Calif. Her memberships included the Bayard United Methodist Church, the Silver City Senior Citizens Center and the American Association of Retired Persons. Survivors include one son, Richard Sweeney, and his wife, Mary Ann, of Apple Valley, Calif.; three daughters, Nancy Bruessel and her husband, Mike, of Silver City, Margene Harrell and her husband, Willie, of San Diego, and Darlene Berga and her husband, George, also of San Diego; a brother, William J. MacFarlane, and his wife, Darlene, of Mesa, Ariz.; 15 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchldren. Cremation has taken place at Baca's Mimbres Crematorium. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Sweet: Mr. and Mrs. W.S. Haston received word Wednesday of the death in San Francisco of their daughter, Mrs. R.L. Sweet, following a long illness. Mrs. Sweet, the former Rae Haston, was born and reared in Silver City where she attended school and is remembered by many friends who learned with regret of her death. Surviving are her husband; a daughter, Joan; and son, Ronald, Jr. She was a niece of Mr. and Mrs. David W. Boise. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. today at Belmont, Calif., where burial will take place.

SWEITZER: Janet L. Sweitzer passed away Monday, Oct. 19, at University Hospital in Albuquerque after a brief illness. She was born Feb. 19, 1931, to Wallace and Jean Laut in Boston. She grew, up in Wausau, Wis., and graduated from high school in Beloit, Wis. She earned bachelor of science and master of science degrees from Iowa State University. Mrs. Sweitzer is survived by her husband, Gordon. They have three children, Lee Rougemont and Mary Swcitzer, both of Santa Fe, and Murray Sweitzcr of New York. She has two grandsons; Neil and Brian Rougemont of Santa Fe. She is also survived by her sister, Marion Spiliman of Phoenix. Mrs. Sweitzer had two professional careers, one as a loving mother and wife, and the other as a professional educator. She retired in June ‘1991 aftc~ teaching for 17 years in an. elementary school in Ames, lowa~ In the 1960s, while living in Santa Fe, she served as a board member and later as chairwoman of the March of Dimes. After retiring in Silver City, he volunteered at the Silver City Museum, where she also served as hoard member. She also did volunteer work at the Grant County Animal Shelter. She was an enthusiastic artist. Her energy, enthusiasm; and love: of life ‘and family is cherished and deeply missed. A memorial service is planned for close friends and family at a later date. The family requests that instead of flowers, those who wish, may contribute to their favorite charity.

Swenson: Funeral Services for Hope A. Swenson, 79, who passed awayTuesday in the Mount Graham Community Hospital in Safford, Ariz., will be conducted Friday at 1:30 p. m. in the First United Methodist Church in Safford with the Rev. Lori Martin-Dewitt officiating. Concluding services and interment will follow in theSafford Cemetary. Mrs. Swenson was a resident of Safford. Born in Johnson City, Mo., she moved to Louisiana at the age of 15. She attended school in Missouri and Louisiana, graduating from high school in Leesville, LA. She married Clyde Swenson and they established their home in Louisiana prior to moving to Silver City. In 1946, they moved to Safford, where she was employed as a bookkeeper for 20 years for the Gila Laundry. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Eastern Star. She is survived by two daughters, Connie Bingham of Artesia and Linda Morcomb of Safford; a sister, Ruth Littlefield of Silver CIty; two brothers, Ward Shoemaker of Silver City and Isom Shoemaker of Georgetown, Texas; a step-sister, Zelma Lee of Gila; nine grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Friends may call todayform 3-8 p. m. in Caldwell's Chapel of the Valley in Safford.

Sweske: Beryl M. Sweske, 87, of Mesa, Ariz., formerly of Hurley, entered life eternal Thursday, Oct. 24, at Valley Lutheran Hospital in Mesa. She was born Jan 28, 1904. She was a member of the Episcopal Church, and was a retired Chino Mines cashier. She was past matron of the Order of Eastern Star, and past mother adviser for the Rainbow Girls. Graveside memorial services will be held Thrsday morning at 10:30 at the Masonic Cemetery in Silver City, with the Rev. Robert Ihlefeld officiating. Survivors include numerous cousins. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

SWESSEL: Eugene Swessel, 71, entered eternal rest Tuesday, May 30, at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born in South Milwaukee, Wis., to Joseph and Apolonia Swessel. He was an Army veteran of World War II and Korea. Mr. Swessel retired from EG & G Inc. of Los Alamos in 1987 after 24 years of service, and relocated to Silver City in 1995. He was a lifetime member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8874 in Los Alamos, American Legion Post 90, also in Los Alamos, Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks No. 413 and Moose Lodge No. 1718 in Silver City. The family will receive J friends and family members on Saturday from 2-5 p.m. at Baca's Funeral Chapels, and also on Monday, June 5, from 8-10:30 a.m. at Santa Fe Funeral Options, 417 E. Rodeo Road, in Santa Fe. A graveside committal service will follow at 11:30 a.m. at Santa Fe National Cemetery. Mr. Swessel is survived by his loving wife, Jan, of the family home; son, Joel Wheelock, and his wife, Jan, of Chandler, Ariz.; daughter, Sandi Wheelock of Azalea, Ore.; grandchildren. Glendon Wheelock of Albuquerque, and Ericka and Lacey Wheeiock of Azalea; and sisters, Alice Mendini and her husband, Frank, of Las Vegas, Nev., and Jane Gordan and her husband, Gordon Shipman, of Las Vegas. Mr. Swessel was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Joseph Swessel; and son. Alien Swessel. Pallbearers for Mr. Swessel will be Art Kasmierzck, Wes Wood, Edwin Kelly, Euleterio Garcia, Fidel Romero and Kenneth C. Jones. En- trusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive. Phone 388r2334.

SWICE000D: Jack Swicegood, 62, a resident of Albuquerque since 1985, died Wednesday. He is sur~ ~ived by his wife of 42 years, Suzanne, of Albuquerque; daughters, Julie Woodall and husband, David, of Morenci, Ariz., Don Mitchell and husband, Steve, of Spanaway, Wash~, Jakki Swicegood and fiancé, Daniel Gonzales, of Albuquerque, and Suzi Gradiar and husband, Matthew, of Pueblo, Cob.; grandchildren, Casey and Chelsea Woodall, Britni’ and Cole Mitchell;:and Luc Gracisar; brothers, Dick Swicegood of Muskogee, Okia., and Dr., David Swicegood of Beebe, Ark.; and sisters-in-law, Betty King and husband, Eli, of West Memphis, Ark., and Eldora Richmond of Muskogee. Mr. Swicegood graduated from Central High School in Muskogee, and from Conners Junior College in Warner, Okia. He earned his ba~lor of science an4~ his master of arts degiees from New Mexico State University in Las Cruces. Mr. Swicegood also earned degrees in education administration, with minors in guidance and psychology, from NMSU. He taught high school in Anthony and was the principal of high schools in Dexter, Portales and Ba-yard. Mr. Swicegood served as superintendent of schools in Gallup and Parmington He retired in 1985. In 1988, Mr. Swicegood received the Outstanding . Alumnus Award from the College of Education at NMSU. Cremation has taken place. Memorial services will be held Saturday at. 2 p.m. at French Mortuary in Albu querque

Swift: William A. Swift II, 65, a Rodeo area rancher and farmer, died Saturday while fishing at San Carlos Lake in Arizona. Visitation was held Monday evening at Baca's Funeral Chapels in Deming. Graveside funeral services will be held this afternoon at 2:30 at the Rodeo Cemetery with Eddy "Bim" Kerr officiating. Mr. Swift was born Oct. 7, 1928, in San Antonio, Texas. In 1951, he purchased the Cienega Ranch in Rodeo with Ted and May Robb. He Formed in 1981 the Swift Land and Cattle Co. He ranched and grew alfalfa hay. He served on the Animas school board for six years and was a member of the New Mexico Cattle Growers Association. He also served on the New Mexico Cattle Growers' land use board. Mr. Swift was serving on the Columbus Electric Co-op Inc. board of directors. His family members include his wife of 45 years, Pearl Robb Swift of Rodeo; two daughters, Pamela Swift Prewitt of Silver City and Tricia Brdecko Swift of Rodeo; and his grandchildren, William A. Swift IV, Travis Glenn Swift, Katherine Jo Prewitt and Holly Sue Prewitt. Other survivors are his mother-in-law, May Robb of Deming; a sister-in-law, Phyllis Robb Spinder of Weatherford, Texas; a niece, Sandra Kirk Jacobs of Belen; a nephew, David Kirk of Plano, Texas; three grand-nephews; and two grand-nieces. He was preceded in death by his son, Will Swift III, on Sept. 16, 1993. Pallbearers will be Bill Cloudt, Ed Roos, Randy Massey, Rick Snure, Dennis Massey, Jack Lasher, Ed Elbrock and Rick Massey. Honorary bearers are Smokey Nunn, Tommy Brdecko, Ralph Feffer, John Ray Jacobs. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Cotton City 4-H Club, Cotton City, N.M. 88020, or the America, Animas, N.M. 88020, Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

SWIGART: Raymond E. Swigart, 74, a Silver City resident, entered eternal rest Wednesday at Horizon Southwest Nursing Home. Mr. Swigart was born Dcc. 25. 1921, in Carbondale, Colo., to Raymond C. and Effie Swigart. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II as an engineer. On Oct. 23, 1949, he was married to Donna Holstein in Holyoke, Cob. Mr. Swigart worked for the U.S. Forest Service for 30 years, from 1947-77. He was a member of the Silver City Lions Club, the Elks Club, the Society of Range Management and Shoshone Masonic Lodge No. 21. Mr. Swigart was a wonderful and caring husband and enjoyed spending Lime with family and friends. He will be missed by them all. He is survived by his wife, Donna, of the home; a son. Gerald Ray¬ mond Swigart, and his wife, Patricia, of Fort Collins, Colo.; a daughter, Joan Bright of Las Cruces; and a granddaughtcr, Krishna Swigart of Fort Collins. He was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Linda Kay Swigart, in 1951. A memorial service will be held Monday at I I a.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Silver City with Pastor Scott Penrod officiating. Inurnment and committal services will be held following the memorial service at Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Honorary bearers are Tommy Bickle, Dick Johnson, Bob Prewit, Hal Hopson, Iru Bray, Bob Maas, Dale Jones, Bob Watkins, Dale Orr and Bill Massengill. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels and Baca's Mimbres Crematorium.

SWIGELSON: Lemuel Thomas Swigelson, 87, of Fort Bayard, passed away Saturday at Fort Bayard Medical Center. He was born Feb. 28,1913, in Hamilton, Dl., to Henry Thomas and Emma Swigelson. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. today at Baca's Funeral home.

SWIGELSON: Vera Myrtle Swigetson, 83, passed away Tuesday In Carlsbad at Lakeview Christian Home of the Southwest. She was born Sept. 8, 1912? in Wisconsin to Jason Skyler and Myrie Irene Loonier Roe. She moved to New Mexico in 1932 from Westpoint. IlL and to Carlsbad in 1991 to live with her daughter. Mrs. Swigetson was a homemaker and a member of the Baptist Church in Glenwood. She is survived by two sons, Thomas Swigelson and his wife, Betty of Silver City and Vergal Silbaugh and his wife, Charlotte, of Kansas; two daughters, Myrtle Lindsey and her husband, Sonny, of Tennessee and Lovone Goodwin and her husband, John, of New Mexico; five granddaughters; IWO great-grandsons; and three great-granddaughters. Cremation has taken place. Interment will be in Wichita, Kan. Denton-Funchess Funeral Home of Carlsbad is in charge of arrangements.

Swingler: Ruth Lemons Swingler, died June 3, at Hillcrest Hospital after a brief illness. She was a longtime resident of the Homestead Rest Home. Funeral services were at the Wheeler Chapel June with private burial following. All arrangements by the Wheeler Funeral Home.

Swisher; Daniel Aaron Sunrise Swisher, 1 year old son of Matthew Swisher and Paula Joyce Berget of Silver City died March 18 in Faywood. Aside of his parents, Daniel is also survived by his maternal grandmother, Esther Peterson of Madison, Wisconsin and his maternal grandfather, Virgil Berget of Madison, Wisconsin. Graveside services were held March 21 at the Mesa Cemetery in Gila. Arrangements by the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

Mrs. Margaret Belle Switzer, 26 years of age, was killed in a highway ‘accident at Holbrook, Ariz. Her survivors include her husband, Charles F. Switzer, and one daughter, Ronola Switzer, of Silver City, and her mother, six sisters ‘and 10 brothers of Ohio. Mrs. Switzer lived in Silver City for two years and had recently Moved to Dallas, Tex. During her residency’ here she was employed by the Drifter Motel. Services were conducted at Curtis Mortuary Chapel Saturday. The Rev. James A. Wayne of the First Methodist Church officiated. Interment was made at Memory Lane Cemetery in Silver City. ;~

Swope: Evalene Swope, 78, of Las Cruces passed away Friday at Memorial Medical Center. She was born Aug. 2, 1914, in Coleman County, Texas. Mrs. Swope had been a resident of Las Cruces since 1951. She was a member of Fairacres Baptist Church and was a homemaker. She is survived by one son, Dennis M. Swope, and his wife, Janey, of Las Cruces; two daughters, Phyllis Fulfer and her husband, Delbert, of Silver City, and Corene Harris and her husband, Freddie, of Las Cruces; a sister, Opal Swope, and her husband, Emry Swope, of Belen; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence E. Swope, in 1990. Funeral services are to be held today at 2 p.m. at Fairacres Baptist Church in Las Cruces, with Dr. Robert Donahue officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Kevin, Kerry and Kent Harris, Tim Swope, Larry Jones, Darrell Moore, and Randall and Timmy Floyd. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Fairacres Baptist Church, 5100 W. Picacho, Las Cruces, N.M. 88005. Arrangements are by Getz Funeral Home of Las Cruces.

Silva: Angie D. Silva, 42, died at her residence in Albuquerque, Thursday, Apr

Syvensen: Clifford "Sy" Syvensen passed away October 11, after a lingering illness, in the Veterans Administration Hospital in Albquerque. Mr. Syvensen was a former resident of Silver City. He is survived by his wife Frances, and two sisters, Gladys Ryse, Catoosa, Oklahoma and Hazel Phypps, Claremont, Oklahoma. Funeral services were Monday, October 15, at the Strong-Thorne Mortuary in Albuquerque and burial was in Albuquerque.

John Ethvard Szewczyk, 53, a patient at Ft. Bayard Veterans Administration Hospital, was found dead in his quarters in Central about noon Monday, his left wrist and throat slit, apparently with a straight razor which was found on the ‘floor near his body. Mr. Szewczyk had left the hospital about two ‘hours before his death and had drank a cup of coffee and talked to Mrs. Lawrence Mattews of Central. From there he went to a small house which he rented in Central. A short time later a friend called on him only to find him In a pool of blood. Thinking he had had a hemorrhage, help was called, but upon closer examination It was found that the blood was from the razor wounds. ,Apparently Mr. Szewczyk. had stood In front of a mirror and silt. his throat and wrists. A coroner’s jury impaneled by Judge Andrew Haugland brought in a verdict of suicide Tuesday afternoon. Szewczyk was a World War I veteran and had been a patient at the hospital for a number of years. He is survived by a niece and nephew in Chicago, Mrs. Josephine Kobeck and Fred Szewczyk. Burial will he made in the National cemetery at Ft. Bliss, Tex. Arrangements arc in charge Of Cox Mortuary.