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Funeral services for Refugillo Aanaya, 71, were held last Saturday at the Silver City Catholic cemetery with the. Rev. Fr. John P. Linnane officiating. The deceased was a native' of Mexico and had resided here for 35 years. He was survived by three sons.

AASER Ema H. Aaser, 94, of Silver City passed away Friday, June 5, at her residence. Graveside funeral services were conducted today at Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Mrs. Aaser was born April 9 1904 in Mott N.D., the daughter Charles Suihovec and Ann Trestik Suihovec, She was married to the late Ivar Aaser, who preceded her in death March 5, l982. Mrs. Aaser is survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Aaser Dr. Ivar L. Aaser, 79, died at his home on March 5. Dr. Aaser was born the son of Ove and Julia Olson Aaser on July 12, 1902 in McVille, N.D. A graduate of the College of Dentistry, Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1926, he retired to Silver City in 1971.He was also a member of the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. He is survived by his wife, Ema of Silver City; one brother, Dr. H.H. Aaser of Walker, Minn.; and several nieces and nephews. Rosary recitation was on March 7 in the Curtis-Bright Chapel and Mass of the Resurrection was celebrated the next day in St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Monsignor A. James Milano officiating at both services. Arrangements by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Isabel O. Abalos, 82, of Hurley, died Friday, June24 in Fort Bayard Medical Center. She was born July 8, 1900 in Garfield, N.M. the daughter of Jesus Ochoa and Eugenia Barreras Torrez, and resided in the Hurley area for 46 years. She was a member of the Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley. Mrs. Abalos is survived by one daughter, Socorro Beltran of Deming; Six sons, Mike O. and Johnny Abalos of Hurley, Aifredo O. of Bayard Anasacia O. of El Monte, Cal., David O and Edward O of Silver city; 38 grandchildren and 43 great grandchildren, and 2 great-great-grandchildren. Rosary was recited on June 26, in the Infant Jesus Catholic church. Mass of the Resurrection was celebrated June 27. Both services were under the direction of Rev. Fr. Jesus Jimenez. Burial was in the Catholic Cemetery, Hurley. Serving as active pallbearers were Mrs. Abalos' grandsons, Mike Jr., Rudy, Richard E., Pat, Arnold arid Richard s. Abalos. Honorary pallbearers were Mrs. Abalos' remaining grandsons and one great-grandson Eddie. S., Steve, Robert and Ray Abalos, Jackie Lujan and Ray Trejo Jr.

Abalos Anastacio Tacho Abalos, 71, of El Monte, Calif., formerly of Hurley, died May 3 and was buried May 10 at Rose Hills Memorial Park in Whittier, Calif. He was born Nov. 13, 1923 to Juan and Isabel Abalos. Mr. Abalos was a World War II Seabee. He is survived by his wife, Maria Elena Abalos; his daughters, Cecilia and Theresa Abalos; his sons, David and Jackie Abalos; his brothers, Mike Abalos and his wife, Carmen of Hurley, Alfredo Abalos and his wife, Eva of Nebraska, Johnny Abalos, Edward Abalos and his wife, Cecilia of Silver City, and David Abalos of Las Vegas, N.M.; a sister, Socorro Carney and her husband, Joe of Deming; and many nephews and nieces. Abalos Anastacio Tacho Abalos, 71, of El Monte, Calif., formerly of Hurley, died May 3 and was buried May 10 at Rose Hills Memorial Park in Whittier, Calif. He was born Nov. 13, 1923 to Juan and Isabel Abalos. Mr. Abalos was a World War II Seabee. He is survived by his wife, Maria Elena Abalos; his daughters, Cecilia and Theresa Abalos; his sons, David and Jackie Abalos; his brothers, Mike Abalos and his wife, Carmen of Hurley, Alfredo Abalos and his wife, Eva of Nebraska, Johnny Abalos, Edward Abalos and his wife, Cecilia of Silver City, and David Abalos of Las Vegas, N.M.; a sister, Socorro Carney and her husband, Joe of Deming; and many nephews and nieces.

Raynaldo Abalos, 38, a former resident of Silver City, died Friday morning in Albuquerque in an industrial accident. He was a Silver High School graduate and state high school wrestling champion. Mr. Abalos worked for American Building Supply in Albuquerque. He is survived by two daughters, Paula Abalos Hightower of Ruidoso and Stephanie Abalos of Farmington; a son, Ray Abalos Jr. of Farmington; his mother and stepfather, Bill and Margaret Snoeberger of Albuquerque; his father, David O. Abalos of Las Vegas; his grandmother, Cecilia Olivas of Silver City; his step grandmother, Faye Snoeberger of Silver City; three brothers, David Abalos Jr., Steve Abalos, and Robert Abalos and his wife, Beverly, all of Albuquerque; five sisters, Virginia Bustillos and her husband, Jerry of Silver City, Delia Sherman and her husband, Robert, of Mammoth, Ariz., and Isabel Gonzales, Sally Abalos and Ernestine Abalos, all of Albuquerque; a stepsister, Sandy Scannell of Albuquerque; two stepbrothers, Gary Snoeberger, and Kenneth Snoeberger and his wife, Kami, all of Albuquerque; many aunts and uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews; and his fiancée. Ranay Gallegos and her son, Daniel Gallegos, of Albuquerque. A rosary service will be held tonight at 7 at the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church in Albuquerque. The funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday morning at 10 at the church. Burial will follow at Mount Calvary Cemetery. Arrangements are by Alameda Mortuary of Albuquerque.

Raynaldo Abalos, 38, a former resident of Silver City, died Friday morning in Albuquerque in an industrial accident. He was a Silver High School graduate and state high school wrestling champion. Mr. Abalos worked for American Building Supply in Albuquerque. He is survived by two daughters, Paula Abalos Hightower of Ruidoso and Stephanie Abalos of Farmington; a son, Ray Abalos Jr. of Farmington; his mother and stepfather, Bill and Margaret Snoeberger of Albuquerque; his father, David O. Abalos of Las Vegas; his grandmother, Cecilia Olivas of Silver City; his step grandmother, Faye Snoeberger of Silver City; three brothers, David Abalos Jr., Steve Abalos, and Robert Abalos and his wife, Beverly, all of Albuquerque; five sisters, Virginia Bustillos and her husband, Jerry of Silver City, Delia Sherman and her husband, Robert, of Mammoth, Ariz., and Isabel Gonzales, Sally Abalos and Ernestine Abalos, all of Albuquerque; a stepsister, Sandy Scannell of Albuquerque; two stepbrothers, Gary Snoeberger, and Kenneth Snoeberger and his wife, Kami, all of Albuquerque; many aunts and uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews; and his fiancée. Ranay Gallegos and her son, Daniel Gallegos, of Albuquerque. A rosary service will be held tonight at 7 at the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church in Albuquerque. The funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday morning at 10 at the church. Burial will follow at Mount Calvary Cemetery. Arrangements are by Alameda Mortuary of Albuquerque.

ABALOS Cynthia Elaine Abalos, 53, of Madison, Ala., entered into eternal rest Oct. 26 at her home, with her husband and daughter at her side. She was the beloved wife of Mike Abalos Jr.; mother of David and Michael Dowse of Colorado, and Jannette Dowse of Alabania; stepmother of Frances and Don Custer of Colorado, and Deborah and Jim Coyle of Massachusetts; grandmother four grandchildren; sister of O.J. Bird of Colorado; and daughter-in-law of Mike and Carmen Abalos of Hurley. Funeral services were entrusted to Fairmount Mortuary Chapel of Denver. She will be greatly missed by all her friends and family.

Mrs Mollie Abbott, 77, mother of Mrs. W. L Turner and G. P. Abbott, residing at Hurley, died there last Thursday evening after a brief Illness. The body was sent by the Cox Mortuary to Tàxlin, Tex., for Interment.

George Preston Abbott, age 74, of 115 Santa Rita died Thursday, Aug 18 in Sun Towers hospital, El Paso. He was born June 16, 1909 in Sedan, the son of Alver and Mollie Abbott ant resided in t Ii is area for 44 years. Abbott as a pipe fitter foreman for Kennecott Copper Mines for 20 years, retiring in 1965. He was- a member of the Baptist Church and attended the Hurley Community Church a member of the Hurley Masonic Lodge No. 55 for years; a life member of New Mexico~ Order of Eastern Start Hurley Chapter No. 43 and the Grand Cross of color International Order of the Rainbow of Girls. Abbott 'is survived by his wife, Lillian E. Abbott of Hurley; one niece, Rose Mary Adams of Tucson; two nephews, Robert Abbott of Tucson Thurston Abbott with the U.S. Foreign Service. Chapel services were held at 10 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 22 inthe Curtis-Bright Funeral home Chapel under the direction of Rav. Kenneth Schultz of the Hurley Community Church. Graveside services were conducted in the Masonic Cemetery under the direction of the Hurley Masonic lodge No. 55. Serving as pallbearers, were Homer. Young Don Ruttan, Henry Wallis, Edgar Wheat, Odel Fortenberry and Earl Ethenidge. The honorary pallbearers were all Masons and friends, Arrangements by Curtis Bright.

Death Monday at her home in Hurley claimed Mrs. Edna Iva Abbott, 62, wife of George P Abbott, field engineering equipment foreman of China Mines Division. Kennecott Copper Corp. Mrs. Abbott was born in Ozona, Texas and had resided in Hurley for the past 21 years, where she was active in the Order of Eastern Star, the Order of Rainbow for Girls and the Hurley Community Church Surviving are her husband, a son, Lewis D. Doney, Casa Grande, Ariz.; three brothers, J. P. Cavin Compton., Calif.; D. C. Cavin, Los Angeles; Nathan T. Cavin, El Paso; two sisters, Mrs. P. H. Goode, Anaheim. Calif., and Mrs Joyce Loper, Hollywood CA two grandchildren, four nieces and three nephews. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today at the Cox Mortuary chapel, the Rev. H. E. Johnson, pastor of the Santa Rita Community Church conducting the rites, with ritualistic services by the Order of Eastern Star. Burial will take place at the Masonic cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Jesse B. Taylor, Bert A. Bobbins, Frank Seliman, K G. Bryan, Ed Martin and L J. Deiser.

Ralph Eugene Abbott, Jr., 15, passed away Saturday, August 6? near Reserve, N.M. Ralph was a student at Reserve High School, the time of his death. He is survived by his mother, Mrs. Flora Abbott of Reserve, father, Ralph E. Abbott, Sr. of Las Vegas, Nev, two brothers, David R. Abbott of the U. S. Army at Ft. Campbell, Ky., Anthony W. Abbott of Reserve, paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. David Abbott of Mount Ida, Ark., maternal grandmother, Mrs. Pablita R. Peralta of Reserve and maternal great grandmother, Mrs. Nicornia Romero of' Reserve. Rosary services were recited Monday, August 8 at 700 p.m. Funeral Mass was said Tuesday, August 9 at 300 p.m. Both services were at the Santo Nino Catholic Church in Middle Frisco, N.M. Burial followed in the Catholic Cemetery in Middle Frisco. Pallbearers were Clay Snyder, Kerry Baca, Mark Peralta, Gabriel Peralta, Ralph Peralta and Donnie Trujillo.

Abbott Lillian Ethel Abbott, 78, a resident of Hurley, passed away Monday at Gila Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Abbott was born in Elgin, Okla., and was a longtime resident of San Diego. She was employed by Southwestern Bell, retiring after 42 years with the company. She married G. P. Abbott and moved to Hurley. Mrs. Abbott was active in Eastern Star for many years. She was preceded in death by her husband, G.P. Abbott. Survivors include a niece, Mary Alice Taylor of Beaumont, Texas, and a nephew, Frank Skrdle of Tulsa, Okla. Graveside services will be held at the Masonic Cemetery Saturday at 3 p.m. Family members selected Curtis-Bright Funeral Home to serve them. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Eastern Star Hurley (N.M.) Chapter 43.

Abell Gwendoline Foulke Abell, 72, of Washington, D.C. died at her home on March 1, 1981. Mrs. Abell was the sister of Gladys C. Hodge, long time owner of the XSX Ranch on the East Fork of the Gila who died in 1975. She was a frequent visitor to the area and was a partner with her sister in the XSX Ranch during the early 1960's. Mrs. Abell's survivors include her husband, George Abell,a resident of Washington and a former assistant protocol chief at the State Dept.; two sons, Albert and Chauncey Dewey, both of Washington, two half brothers, Charles Levier of Ajaccio, Corsica and Jean Jerome Levier of Paris, France; three nephews Andrew Hodge of Tucson, Edward Hodge of Denver, and Hugh Hodge of Silver City, and six grandchildren.

Frank Dees Abercrombie, 67, of Roswell passed away Thursday in a Roswell hospital. He was born Nov. 3, 1924, in Tucumcari to Robert C. and Nellie Ayler Abercrombie. He married Billye Sue Tyson on July 17, 1951, in El Paso, Texas. Mr. Abercrombie was a member of the First Baptist Church. He held a Bachelor of Science degree in range science from Utah State University. Mr. Abercrombie worked for the Soil Conservation Service in Roswell from 1951-57 and then worked for the U.S. State Department from 1959 until 1978. He served as range management adviser in the Republic of Somalia, Northern Nigeria, Ethiopia and Kenya. He was a member of the board of directors of the Chaves Soil and Water Conservation District from 1979 until his death. Mr. Abercrmbie is survived by his wife, Billye Sue Abercrombie; a son, Frank Ty Abercrombie of Las Cruces; two brothers, Robert Abercrombie and his wife, Mary Ida, of Silver City, and Howard Harve Abercrombie and wife, Juanita, of Tucumcari; and a sister, Majorie Wilson and her husband, John, of Lovington. He is also survived by three sisters-in-law; one brother-in-law; eight nieces; and three nephews. Service were to be held at 2 this afternoon at LaGrone Funeral Chapel in Roswell. Interment was to follow at South Park Cemetery with Masonic graveside rites. Pallbearers were to be Dan Abercrombie, Bill Bonham, Mike Corn, John Joe Harvey, Lonnie Ashcraft, LeRoy Lang and Tom Schwalbe. Friends may make memorial contributions to the Southern Baptist Foreign Mission Board for Agriculture Work in Tanzania, East Africa, in care of First Federal Savings Bank, 300 Pennsylvania, Roswell, N.M. 88201. Arrangements were under the direction of LaGrone Funeral Chapel.

Abercrombie; Johnny E. Abercrombie, of Troy, Ala., died at the Gila Regional Medical Center in Silver City. Mr. Abercrombie was born September19, 1909 in Pike County, Ala., the son of Malone and Amanda Westbrook Abercrombie. He was a member of the United Methodist Church of Troy. Survivors include his wife, Betty, a daughter, Glenda Gunter, a son, Thomas Wayne Abercrombie, all of Troy; four sisters, Maggie Macon of Troy; Sara Raney of Columbus, Ga.; Bessie Wade of Phoenix City, Ala.; and Katie Westle of Ringo, Ga. one brother, Jessie Abercrombie of Columbus, Ga.; and four grandchildren. Funeral services were held in Troy, Ala. under the direction of the Dillard Funeral Home in Troy. Local arrangements were by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Abercrombie Robert Ayler Abercrombie, 71, a prominent Grant County resident and rancher, died at his home in White Signal on Friday. Visitation will be held this afternoon from 3 to 5 at Baca's Funeral Chapels and the funeral service will begin at 10 Wednesday morning at the First Baptist Church with the Rev. Jesse Liles, pastor, officiating. Concluding services and interment will follow at Fort Bayard National Cemetery, where veteran's honors will be accorded by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3347 and Ailingham-Goiding Post 18 of the American Legion. He was born Feb. 16, 1923, in Norton, N.M. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army as a member of the Tank Corps under Gen. George Patton. On Aug. 22, 1948, he married Mary Ida Prevost in Silver City. Thirty years ago, he moved to the area from Santa Fe. He was active in ranching and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Silver City and Tyrone Lodge No. 52 of the Ancient Free and Accepted Masons. He was a past master of the lodge and past patron of Tyrone Order of Eastern Star No. 41. For many years, he was active with area 4-H clubs and the Future Farmers of America alumni as well as the Cliff/Gilafair, serving as a board member. He had served as a member of the Grant County Council of Governments, and Grant County Soil and water Conservation Board, the New Mexico Conservation Association and was a commissioner of the New Mexico Soil and Water Commission. He was also past president of the New Mexico Conservation Association and the New Mexico Range Society. Survivors include his wife, Mary Ida Abercrombie of the home, three daughters, Donna Bussey and her husband, Lloyd, and Jeanne Jones and her husband, Mike, of White Signal, and Olinell Smith and her husband, Twister, of Caballo, a brother, Howard Abererombie, and his wife, Juanita, of Tucumcari; a sister, Maijorie Wilson, and her husband, John, of Lovington; five grandchildren, Tancee Bussey, Danna Stockton, Shandree and Cort Smith, and Brandon Jones; a great-grandson, Koye Jones; a sister-in-law, Billye Sue Abercrombie of Roswell; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother, Frank Abercrombie. Pallbearers will be Lloyd Bussey, Mike and Brandon Jones, Twister Smith, Bob Hughes and Bud Webster. Honorary bearers are remaining family members and friends. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to the New Mexico Boys' and Girls' Ranches or the Shriners Children's Hospital. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Ch is.

ABEYTA Bianca Aileen Abeyta, 7 months, of Bayard was called to be with Jesus on Saturday, Jan. 1, at Gila Regional Medical Center. Bianca was born June 1, 1999, in Silver City. She is survived by her father, Benjamin Abeyta, and her mother, Grace Abeyta, of Bayard; six sisters, Alexandria and Vanessa of Bayard, Kimberly of Hurley, and Rachelle, Rebecca and Kassandra of Ithaca, Mich.; a brother, Benjamin Abeyta Jr. of Tucson, Ariz.; her grandparents, Manuel and Minga Villegas of Bayard; aunts and uncles, Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan Abeyta of Show Low, Ariz., Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Abeyta of Las Cruces, Mr. and Mrs. Jeremy Abeyta of Silver City, and Mr. and Mrs. Rudy Rivera of Santa Clara; and numerous cousins. She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Eusebio Q. Abeyta Jr., in 1991; her grandmother, Rachel Perez Abeyta, in 1998; and her brother, Carlos Villegas, in 1991. Visitation will begin at 6 this evening with a prayer service at 7 at Cedar Hills Tabernacle, 6 Peterson Drive. Funeral services will be held at 10 in the morning Wednesday at Cedar Hills Tabernacle. Burial and the committal service will follow at Central Cemetery in Santa Clara. The Rev. Thomas Perez Sr. will officiate. Casket bearers will be Jonathan Abeyta, Matthew Abeyta, Jeremy Abeyta and Rudy Rivera Sr. Honorary casket bearers are Grandpa Manuel, Tio Manuel and all 'of her cousins. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive. Phone 388- 2334.

Candida Acosta Abeyta, 83, died Wednesday, April 2O at Hillcrest General Hospital. She was born in San Buena Ventura, Mexico on Oct. 3, 1901 and moved to Silver City when' she was 14 years old. She is survived by four sons, Danny and Ray Abeyta of Silver City Franklin Abeyta of Tucson and Pete Abeyta of Riverside, Calif.; three daughters, Veronica Driggers of Tucson, Lucy Vega' and.Jose Abeyta of Silver City; a brother. Tomas Acosta of El Paso; two sisters, Maria Gutierrez of Juarez, Mexico and Pilar Gonzales' of Casas Grandes, Mexico, a nephew, Escusebio Abeyta of Silver City; and a niece, Adela Hernandez of Tucson; and many more nieces and nephews. She has 34 grandchildren and 51 great-grandchi1dren. Serving as pallbearers were Willie Amador, Edmundo Casares Sr., Edmundo Casares Jr., Frank Gomez, Waldo Murillo and David Vega. Serving as honorary pallbearers were Bobby Mendoza and Stephen Chacon. Rosary services were Sunday at 730 pm at Wheeler Funeral, Home and funeral mass was Monday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Services under the direction of Wheeler mortuary.

ABEYTA Elisco L. Abeyta, 74, lifelong resident of Espanola and a veteran of World War II, died at the Espanola hospital Feb. 1 after a short illness. Surviving him arc his wife Josefina ?L Abeyta of the home in Espanola stepchildren Gennro Lujan and wife Karen of Espanola and Vivian and husband Robert Felix of Espanola grandchildren Pamela and husband Rudy Valdey. and Johnny Herrera of Espanola and Gerome Lujan of Espanola; a sister, Delfina Lujan of Espanola ; two brothers, Alfredo Abeyta and wife Bersarn and Rudolfo Abevta and Wife Tonnie of Espanola; sisters-in-law Juanita Lujan, Esquipula and husband Margarito Romero, Lola and husband Pete Garcia of Silver City, and Elena and husband Arscnio Vigil of Espanola, Manuelita Aranda of California and Alfonsa Martinez of Albuquerque; brothers-in-law Bences Gonzales and wife Ernestina of Espanola and Pedro Gonzales of Espanola several nephews, nieces and many other relatives. Rosary Will be recited at Block-Salaza Mortuary Chapel in Espanola Feb. 2. Funeral services were Feb. 3 at Holy Cross Church in Santa Cruz with the Rev. Louis Picazo celebrating mass of the Resurrection. Interment followed in the Santa Fe National Cemetery. Pallbearers were Abeyta Sr., Sebro Gonzales, Benito Lujan, Dennis Lujan and Eleflo Maestas. Honorary pallbearers were Congressman Manuel Lujan Jr., Ruben Vigil, Horace Montoya, Pete Gomez Jr., Henry and Belarmjno Abeyta, Ruben, Ernesto, Sipriano, Agustine, Eloy, Manuel and Paul Lujan Dr. Robert Miller, Dr. Howard Wilson,. Juan Montoya, Ramon and Victor Gonzales. Block-Salazar Mortuary in Espanola was in charge of arrangements.

Abeyta Funeral services were held Monday for Marcus Acosta Abeyta, 16-year-old Silver City boy who died Saturday, Feb. 2, from injuries sustained in a fall from the Sixth St. footbridge. The funeral mass was held at 9 a.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Church with the Rev. Fr. John P. Linnane officiating. At 4 pm.; interment was made in the Catholic Cemetery under the direction of Cox Mortuary. Marcus, the son of Mrs. Candida Acosta Abeyta, was born in Silver City and had lived here all his life. He was especially popular among a large circle of friends and known for his friendly and jovial disposition. The attendance at the funeral was noted as one of the largest ever in the St. Vincent de Paul Church. Survivors, in addition to the mother are four brothers, Danny, Ray, Frank, and Pete Abeyta and three sisters, Mrs Veronica Gonzales, Las Cruces, and Lucy and Josefa Abeyta of Silver City.

Mrs. Juana Abeyta Armendariz, 18, died at her residence in Silver City Saturday evening. Mrs Armendariz was a native of Deming, and had lived in Silver City most of 'her life. Survivors include a brother Bäsilio Abeyta of El Paso, Tex; several nieces and nephews, including Eusébio Abeyta, of Silver City. Rosary was said in the Curtis Bright Chapel at '8 p.m. Monday with the funeral Mass being recited at, St Vincent de Paul Catholic Church at 930 a.m. Tuesday. Interment followed in the Catholic Cemetery with the Rev, Fr. A. James Milana Officiating.

ABEYTA Rachel Perez Abeyta, 53, of Hoquiam, Wash., formerly of Silver City, entered into eternal rest Friday, March 13, at Providence St. Peter's Hospital in Olympia, Wash., after a five-year battle with cancer. Services will be held Sunday at 7 p.m. at Cedar Hills Tabernacle in Silver City. The furneral service will be held Monday morning at 10 at Cedar Hills Tabernacle. Interment will follow at Memory Lane Cemetery. The Rev. Thomas Perez Sr., pastor of Cedar Hills Tabernacle, will officiate. She was born March 4, 1945, in Silver City to Pedro G. Perez and Maria Almanza Perez. She grew up in Hanover and graduated from Cobre High School in 1964. She was a homemaker and a member of Cedar Hills Tabernacle. She enjoyed hiking in the mountains. Mrs. Abeyta was a devoted daughter, sister, mother, grandmother, auntie and friend. She is survived by her companion of five years, Phil Jug Krimbel of Hoqulam; four sons, Benjamin Abeyta and his companion, Gina Baca, of Bayard, Jonathan Abeyta and his wife, Elva, of Aberdeen, Wash., Matthew Abeyta and his wife, Melissa, of Silver City, and Jeremy Abeyta and his companion, Kathy Baca, of Aberdeen; five brothers, Moises Perez of West Coyi, Calif., Mike Perez of Silver City, Abraham Perez of Hanover, Danny Perez of Santa Clara and Thomas Perez Sr. of Silver City; sisters, Nena Tovar of La Puente, Calif., Martha Parra of Bayard, Becky Sanchez of Silver City, Ruth Collins of Silver City and Mary Eva Arguijo of Silver City; 17 grandchildren; and numerous nephews, nieces and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eddie Abeyta, in 1991, and by her father, mother, and three brothers. Pallbearers will be Moises Perez, Mike Perez, Abraham Perez, Danny Perez, Ross Collins and Ruben Abeyta. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive.

Abeyta Catherine Abeyta, 15, died Monday, June 15, as a result of injuries received in an auto accident. She is survived by her parents, Francisco and Helen Abeyta, two sisters, Mrs. Sally Rodriguez, Miss Anna Maria Abeyta, all of Silver City, one brother, Gilbert F. Abeyta, stationed with the Air Force in Blytheville, Arkansas, maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Manuel Vargas, and paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Easevio Abeyta, all of Silver City. Rosary recitation will be 730 p.m. Friday and Funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Saturday. Both services are to be in Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Burial will follow in the Catholic Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Gilbert Abeyta, David Madrid, Ruben Rodriguez, Steve Garcia, Bobby Gonzales, and James Brewer. Honorary pallbearers will be Albert Ortiga, Eddie Abeyta, Ruben Abeyta, Henry Villalobos, Adolfo Maestas, and Andrew Pino. Curtis-Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Abeyta Eusebio Q. Jumbo Abeyta, 49, a lifelong Silver City resident, entered life eternal Saturday in El Paso, Texas. He was born May 28, 1942. Mr. Abeyta was a member of the Cedar Hills Tabernacle. He was a miner. Calling hours were to be from 2-4 today in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels, where the rosary was to be recited. The evening prayer service will be held today at 7 in the Cedar Hills Tabernacle, where the funeral service will be held Wednesday morning at 10. The Rev. Thomas Perez will officiate both services. Burial will follow in the Silver City Catholic Cemetery, where he will be laid to rest. Survivors include his wife, Rachel, of Silver City; his parents, Eusebio and Magdalena, of Silver City; five sons, Spec. Benjamin Abeyta of Fort Bragg, N.C., Jonathan Abeyta and his wife, Elva, of Silver City, Matthew Abeyta and his wife, Melissa, of Colorado Springs, Colo., Jeremy Abeyta of Silver City, and Joe Abeyta and his wife, Mercy, of Riverside, Calif.; a daughter, Cindy Abeyta of Riverside; two brothers, Ruben and Frank Abeyta, both of Silver City; and two sisters, Natalia Catasus of West Covina, Calif., and Ylaria Pino of Silver City. He is also survived by 13 grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. Casket bearers will be Benjamin Abeyta, Jonathan Abeytga, Jeremy Abeyta, Matthew Abeyta, Ruben Abeyta and Chuck Zamborawski. Honorary bearers will be Frank Abeyta, Severo Granado Jr., Andrew Pino, and David and Gilbert Peru. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

ABEYTA Eusebio L. Abeyta, 82, a lifelong resident of Silver City, passed away Friday at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born March 3, 1914, to Santiago and Hilaria Lope in Silver City. Mr. Abeyta retired as a furnace man for Kennecott, Copper Corp.an was a longtime member of the Knights of Columbus. He will be deeply missed by his family and friends. He is survived by his wife, Magdalena, of the home; two sons, Ruben Abeyta and his wife, Susie, of Silver City and Frank Abeyta and his wife, Juanita, of Silver City; two daughters, Natalia Catasus and her husband, Ralph, of West Covina, Calif., and Ylaria Pino of Silver City; one sister, Betty Aragon of Silver City; 28 grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, a son, Jumbo Abeyta. in 1991; a grandson, Chon Pino, in 1987; and a granddaughter, Cathy Abeyta, in 1978. Visitation will start at 5 p.m. today at Baca's Funeral Chapels, followed by the rosary at 7 with Deacon Johnny Perez reciting. The Mass of resurrection will be celebrated Tuesday at 10 a.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. The Rev. Rod Nichols will officiate. Concluding services and burial will follow at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Andrew Pino, Jonatbon Abeyta, Ruben Abeyta Jr., Gilbert Abeyta, George Ortga and Gilbert Peru. Entrusted to the care of Baca funeral chapels.

Mrs. Augusta Levy Abraham, 95, Silver City's oldest pioneer resident1 who came here in 1886, passed away last Saturday morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Esther Lamb; 402 W. Sixth Street Born in New York City, May 1, 1864, she married Louis Abraham in Chicago, May 14, 1882, and came West with 'her husband that year, locating in Clifton, Ariz, where he secured employment as a brakeman on a narrow gauge ore twin operating between Clifton and Metcalf, Ariz. In 1886 the Abraham family moved to Silver City where Mr. Abraham first lived at the age of 13 and. then returned to make it his permanent home. It is recalled that for many years, Mr. and Mrs. Abraham owned and operated the Southern Hotel, which in its heyday was Silver City's largest and finest hotel and the center of community social activity. The Abraham family had a part In shaping the future destinies of Silver City and contributed mush to the town's early-day development and progress as a mining and livestock center. In her later years, Mrs. Abraham had 'the constant and loving care of her daughter, where she made her home, and of her son, Ned Abraham, of Long Beach, Calif., who made frequent visits to his mother. Besides the daughter and son, other surviving members of the family are two granddaughters, Mrs. Charles Lockhart, Hurley, and Mrs. Odie McKnight, Long Beach; a great grandson, Gary, McKnight and two granddaughters, Cherie Lee and Nannette Lockhart. Funeral services were held Tuesday at the Cox Mortuary chapel at 3 p.m. The rites were conducted by the Rev. Ernest Berkeley of the Burley Community Church. Soloist at the services was 'Mrs. Fred Walker, accompanied on the organ by Mrs. Don G. Pierson. Serving as pallbearers were Leo Schiff, Eugene Brunell, Fred Mrotzek, John W. Fleming, Walter Wilson , and Sidney Curtis. Honorary pallbearers were Julius Schwarz, Harry Bassett, Sam Phoenix, Max Schiff, Robert Jackson, Sr., and Rev. Fred F. Darley. Interment took place in 'the family burial plot in the Masonic cemetery.

Corporal Ned Abraham, Jr., who died' In a Japanese prison camp in Manchuria found his final resting place in the hills his childhood home here Wednesday when his remains were laid at rest in the Masonic cemetery. His body was returned to the United States from Manchuria last week and arrived in Silver City Tuesday, accompanied by M-Sgt. E. Allen of San Francisco, who remained in Silver City for the Services Cpl. Abraham was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ned Abraham of Silver City and was born and reared here. He was a member of the ill-fated 200th AAA and was taken prisoner by the Japs at the tall of Corregidor. Rev. H. L. Gedcles officiated at the services at the Cox Mortuary Chapeland the American Legion conducted the services at the grave. Pallbearers were John and Jim Flemming, Howard Mann, Frank Motzek, and Walter Johnson.

Death last Saturday in Long Beach, Calif., claimed Ned Abraham, 79, a pioneer resident of Silver City and member of the prominent early day Abraham family. Born in Clifton, Arizona, Mr. Abraham came to Silver City in his youth, being a son of Mr. and Mrs. Louie Abraham, who for many years owned and operated the historic Southern Hotel, which in its heyday was one of New Mexico's famous luxury hotels and the social center of Southwest New Mexico. Following the death of his parents, Mr. Abraham Inherited this hotel property which he managed for many years until It's sale some years ago to Joe Landrum of Silver City. Within the past year the hotel, constructed in 1878, was sold and the ancient structure was razed. It was one of the community's remaining landmarks. Following his retirement some years ago, Mr. Abraham moved to Long Beach. However, he made annual trips to Silver City to look alter property holdings he had here and to visit his mother, the late Mrs. Augusta Abraham, who passed away October 3, 1959. Throughout his life, Mr. Abraham maintained an interest in Silver City and kept up contact with a wide circle of friends In this community. Surviving are his daughter, Mrs. Esther Bud, Long Beach; a grandson, and a niece, Mrs. Leah Lockart, Sacramento, Calif., and his sister, Mrs. Harry W. Lamb, the former Essie Abraham, Silver City.

Abram Mrs. Lottie Barnes received word Wednesday of the death of Morris Abram, 78, member of a pioneer Silver City family. He passed away in Santa Fe from a heart attack. He had served as a warden of the State Penitentiary and as a member of the State Parole Board. He spent his boyhood in Silver City where he attended school, and for some yeas was engaged in the management of hotels in California. Surviving are his wife; a sister, Mrs. Essie Copp, Albuquerque; and a nephew, Franklin Copp. Other relatives here are Mrs. Barnes and Mrs. Esther Lamb.

Abreu Charles B. Abreu, 80, a resident of Fort Bayard and formerly of North Hurley, entered life eternal Wednesday at Fort Bayard Medical Center. He was born Aug. 16, 1912, in Raydado, N.M., to the late Ramon and Gertrude Brown Abreu. He was an equipment operator for the New Mexico Highway Department prior to retirement. Mr. Abreu was a member of the Roman Catholic Church. Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Eva A. Abreu; a son, John Abreu of Hanover; a brother, Raymond Abreu of California; three sisters, Louise LaVato of Santa Cruz, N.M., Delia Casous of Mora, and Ramona C. DeBaca of Las Vegas; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. No services are scheduled. Cremation will be by Baca's Mimbres Crematory. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

ABREUEVA A Abreu, a lifelong resident of Grant County, entered life eternal at Fort Bayard Medical Center on Monday afternoon. She was born May 10, 1920, in Ty, Okla., to the late Homer and Mary (McClain) Duggan. She married Charles Abreu on Sept. 28, 1935, in Terrero, N.M. Cremation has taken place and no services are scheduled. Survivors include two Sons, John G. Abreu and his wife, Yolanda, of Hanover, and Albert Castrillo and his wife, Dolores, of Santa Clara; two sisters, Nema Sherman of Alamogordo and Jane Lasky of Phoenix; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Abreu. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels and Mimbres Crematorium.

ABRIL Jose K Abril, 71, of Phoenix, passed away Thursday in Gila Regioal Medical Center. Entrusted to Curtis-Bright.ABRIL Jose K Abril, 71, of Phoenix, passed away Thursday in Gila Regioal Medical Center. Entrusted to Curtis-Bright.

Domingo C. Acosta, 50, of Bayard, who had been a pumpman for the Chino Mines Division f Kennoeott Copper Corporation for 22 years, died Sunday in a local clinic and hospital. The deceased is survived by three Sons, Sgt. Angel Acosta of Tampa, Fl., Sgt. Ralph H. Acosta of San Pedro Ca, and Robert R Acosta of Hazelwood Mo;, two daughters, Yolanda Acosta of Los Angeles and Dianne Acosta of Bayard, two brothers, Andy Acosta of Tucson and Frank Acosta of Warren Az; and one step brother, Martin Rodriquez of Lordsburg. Funeral services and burial were under the direction of Curtis Mortuary. Domingo C. Acosta, 50, of Bayard, who had been a pumpman for the Chino Mines Division f Kennoeott Copper Corporation for 22 years, died Sunday in a local clinic and hospital. The deceased is survived by three Sons, Sgt. Angel Acosta of Tampa, Fl., Sgt. Ralph H. Acosta of San Pedro Ca, and Robert R Acosta of Hazelwood Mo;, two daughters, Yolanda Acosta of Los Angeles and Dianne Acosta of Bayard, two brothers, Andy Acosta of Tucson and Frank Acosta of Warren Az; and one step brother, Martin Rodriquez of Lordsburg. Funeral services and burial were under the direction of Curtis Mortuary.

Acedo; Enrique (Henry) A. Acedo, 76, died Tuesday evening in Silver City.Mr. Acedo was born in Douglas, Az, but was a resident of Grant County for several years. He was a member of the Bayard Church ofChrist, Disabled American Veteran, American G.I. Forum, was Staff Sergeant during World War II, receiving the Silver Star and Purple Heart. Mr. Acedo is survived by his wife, Ramona Acedo of Central, one daughter, Estella Hernandez of La Puente, Calif., four sisters, Dolores Barron of Ventura, Calif., Maria Calderon of Indio, Calif., Lupe Orterga of Calipatria, Calif., Emma Ordunio of Cochella, Calif., and two grandchildren. Evening services were held at the Wheeler Funeral Home Chapel and Funeral graveside services were held at the Fort Bayard National Cemetery with Miguel Bustillos officiating both services and Allingham-Golding Post No. 18, conducting graveside military honors. Serving as pallbearers were Tony Luna, Macario Chavez, David Sosaya, Eddie Cuhen, Adolfo Giron, and Fernando Leyba. Honorary pallbearers were Mike Cuhen, and Tranquilino Lopez. Arrangements were by the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

Funeral services for James Ellis Ackerman were held at 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon in the First Christian church with the Rev. L. Wilmer Van Auken officiating. Burial was in the family plot at Mountain View Cemetery under the direction of Mahoney Mortuary.

Mr. Ackerman, who died early Friday morning just two days before his 62nd birthday, was born Dec. 5, 1892 at Mound City. Mo. When he was still a small child his parents moved to Gucydon, La. He learned mechanics by working with his father, and later he went into business with his father and brother. He came to Deming 41 years ago and at the time of his death, he and his partner Harry Osborn, owned the Deming Motor Co. Three years after he came to Deming; Mr. Ackerman and Miss Naoma Tabor of Las Cruces were married in Deming. Their son, Ellis James Ackerman, Jr., who was born Nov. 20, 1920, was killed in a plane accident in Florida during World War II. Mr. Ackerman served as city councilman for 12 years and for four years served as a county commissioner for Luna County until recently he held offices in the Christian Church where he was a member. At one time he was a member of the local Odd Fellows Lodge Survivors include his wife, Mrs. J. E Ackerman of 400 S. Copper Ave., his brother, George F. Ackerman of Coolidge, Ariz., four nephews and five nieces living in New Mexico. Arizona and Oregon. Funeral services for James Ellis Ackerman were held at 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon in the First Christian church with the Rev. L. Wilmer Van Auken officiating. Burial was in the family plot at Mountain View Cemetery under the direction of Mahoney Mortuary.

Acklin Mary Elizabeth Denson Acklin, 91, died Monday, Dec. 7 at Ft. Bayard Medical Center. Mrs. Acklin was born July 22, 1890 in Fountain Hill, Ark., the daughter of Luther and Martha Denson and was the last surviving of their nine children. She married William Henry Acklin on April 6, 1921 at the First United Methodist Church in Deming. As a Grant County pioneer, Mrs. Acklin owned and operated the Acklin Store on the Mimbres for over 50 years. Survivors include one son, William Henry Acklin, Jr. of Brisbane, Austrlia; three granddaughters, Cathi Goforth Busby of Alamogordo, Debbie Driscoll of El Paso and Jennifer Acklin of Brisbane, Australia; four grandsons, William Bruce Acklin, Sean Acklin, Michael Acklin and Timothy Acklin, all of Brisbane; and three great-great grandchildren. Preceding her in death was her husband, William Henry Acklin in 1969 and a daughter, Mary Elizabeth Acklin Jordan in 1976. Funeral services were held Friday at 2 p.m. in the Curtis-Bright Chapel with Dr. Joe Emanuel of the Grace United Methodist Church in Alamogordo officiating. Interment followed in Memory Lane. Serving as active pallbearers were Pete Dominguez, Jupe Bounds, Don Oliver, Walter Biebelle, Forrest Delk and Oliver Jordan. Honorary pallbearers were Bill Graham, Regis McSherry, John Fowler, Jake Osborn, John Menard, Horace Bounds and David Giraud. Arrangements were by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Alphonso P Acosta 43 died last Wednesday at his home in Hurley. He was a retired smelter operator of Chino Mines. Rosary services were held at the Curtis Mortuary chapel Thursday evening and mass was said in the Catholic Church at 9am Friday by the 1Rev.Fr. Ramon. Estivell. Burial was in the Silver City cemetery. A lifelong resident of Grant County, Mr. Acosta was a veteran of Word War II and a member of Mineral Pest of the American Legion. He 'is survived by his mother. Mrs. Octaviana P. Arosta of Hurley; three brothers; Rufus of Hurley, Arnold of Arenas Valley, and-Edward of Silver City; a daughter Beatrice; and five sisters. Mrs Emily Avilucca Hurley; Mrs. Octava Salaiz, Mrs. Gloria Tarzon, Los. Angeles; Mrs Conn Carillo Silver City and Mrs. Roy Dominguez of Deming.

Bernardo V. Acosta, 61, passed away Sunday, March 20, at Hillcrest Hospital. Mr. Acosta was a native of Anthony, N.M. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Francisca 0. Acosta of Silver City, one daughter, Miss Roberta G. Acosta of Bayard, two sons, Simon G. Acosta and Arturo G. Acosta, both of Silver City, four step-sons. Jimmy 0. Hernandez of Arenas Valley, Mike G. Hernandez, Ramon G. Hernandez and Gabriel G. Hernandez, all of Silver City, one step-daughter, Mrs. Marian H. Gonzales of Los Angeles, Calif., and five grandchildren. Survivors also include two sisters, Mrs. Isabel Garcia and Mrs. Lupe Torres, both of Silver City, and a brother, Concepcion V. Acosta of Anaheim, Calif. Rosary services were recited Monday. March 21, at the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel with the Funeral Mass said Tuesday, March 22, at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Interment followed in the Catholic Cemetery with Monsignor A. James Milano officiating. Serving as pallbearers were Pat 0. Valencia, Jr., Gabriel H. Hernandez, Ramon G. Hernandez, Mike G. Hernandez, Jimmy G. Hernandez and Jesus S. Acosta.

Dee Acosta, 44, a World War II veteran and former resident of Glenwood, died Sunday in Vallejo, Calif. He was a son of Mrs. Manuel Acosta of Glenwood. A brother, Joe Acosta of Silver City, left 'for California to attend the funeral services.

Eliseo B. Acosta, 52, resident of Reserve where he was employed by the Catron County Road Dept., died Saturday. Survivors are two daughters, Mrs. Sam Trujillo, Reserve, and Mrs. Walter Hill, Clovis; his mother, Mrs. M. B. Acosta, Reserve; six grandchildren;' five brothers, Joe Acosta, Silver City; Rocky Acosta, Morenci, Aria; Frank Acosta, Los Angeles; Mike Acosta, Glenwood; Ysidro Acosta, Phoenix, and three sisters, Mrs. Eph Spurgeon, Glenwood; Mrs. Joe Martinez, El Paso, and Mrs. Isabel Sloan, Morenci. Rosary services were held Sun. day at the Reserve Catholic Church, followed by mass Monday morning, with burial following in the Reserve cemetery.

Emillo N. Acosta, 58, was accidentally killed when his automobile overturned in Hurley pinning him beneath it at about 815 a. m. Monday. The automobile, which struck Mr Acosta was driving at a very moderate rate of speed, apparently struck a soft Shoulder and rock at the same time and turned over. He was taken to the Santa Rita Hospital and died Monday afternoon at 430.Mr. Acosta was an employee of the Santa Rita Store Co. at Hurley, where he had worked for 2 years. He is survived by his wife, Octaviana, and nine children; Mrs. W. L. Avilucia of Hurley, Mrs. M. L. Salaiz and Mrs. Wm. Tarazon, both of Los Angeles; Josephine and Clorincia of Hurley; and four sons, Rufus, Aifonso, Arnold and Edward, all of Hurley. Mr. Acosta was a charter member of the Alianza Hispano Americana Lodge No. 17 of Silver City. Funeral services will he a Requiem High Mass at the Hurley Catholic' Church at 900 this morning.

ACOSTA Francisca P Acosta A 74, died Wednesday in Silver City. Mrs. Acosta was born in Hatch and was a longtime resident of Grant County. She was a communicant of, St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church. Mrs. Acosta Is survived by two daughters, Mariana Gonzales of Los Angeles, Calif., and Roberta Acosta of San Juan six sons, Ramon G. Hernandez and Jimmy G. Hernandez of Arenas Valley, Miguel G. Hernandez, Gabriel G. Hernandez, Simon G. Acosta, and Arturo G. Acosta, all of Silver City; two sisters, Eutalia Acosta of Bernalillo and Ofelia Luna of Truth or Consequences two brothers, Federico Gutierrez of Central and Tranquile Gutierrez of' Bernalillo 39 grandchildren and 49 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bernardo V. Acosta, in 107. Rosary recitation will he at 730 tonight at the Wheeler Funeral Home Chapel with Monsignor A. James Milano reciting, and Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at 1030 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Hilisboro with the Rev. Arthur C.M. Morgan officiating. Interment will follow at the Hilisboro Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Anthony. A Terzaga, Daniel A. Miestas, Gabriel M. Hernandez Jr., Pat Valencia; Anselmo Hernandez and Sammy Hernandez. Honorary pallbearers will be Roger Gutierrez, Leonard Gutierrez, Larry Gutierrez, John-fly Luna, Stanley Luna, Pedro Acosta, Rudy Acosta, Luis Acosta, and Willie Gutierrez. Arrangements are by the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

ACOSTA Francisco C. Acosta, 78, died Monday, Feb. 2, at the Life Care Center in Sierra Vista, Ariz. Mr. Acosta was born March 9, 1919, in Shakespeare to Bernabe Acosta and Dolores Casares Acosta. He was raised in New Mexico. He was a decorated veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during World War II with Gen. George Patton's 3rd Army with the 2828 Combat Engineers. After the service, he moved to Bisbee, Ariz., and worked for Phelps Dodge Corp. as a miner until retiring July 1, 1975. Mr. Acosta was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 638 and American Legion Post No. 16. He was in avid pool player. He was preceded in death by his wife, Cecilia Serna Acosta, on June 26, 1985. Survivors include a daughter, Dolores, Dottie Samaniego of Bisbee; five sons, Miguel Acosta (Yanira) of Colorado Springs, Cob., Frank Acosta Jr. (Carmen) of Lordsburg, Ramon Acosta of Las Cruces, John Acosta (Delcia) of Playas., and Bernabe Bernie Acosta of Bisbee; and 10 grandchildren, Ralph Samaniego III, Tina Samaniego, Miguel Acosta Jr., John Acosta, Nick Acosta, Maria Dominique Acosta, Angela Acosta, Joseph Acosta, Sonya Acosta and Cecilia Acosta. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Martin Rodriguez and Domingo Acosta. A viewing will be held at St. Patrick's on Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Bisbee, followed by a rosary at 7 p.m. in Lords-burg at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Mass will be celebrated Friday at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph's. Burial with full military honors will follow at Shakespeare Cemetery in Lordsburg. All arrangements are being handled by Dugan Funeral Chapel of Bisbee and Lordsburg Funeral Home.

ACOSTA Joe B. Acosta, 85, a longtime Silver City resident, passed away Thursday at University of New Mexico Hospital in Albuquerque. Visitation will begin at 4 this afternoon at Baca's Funeral Chapels followed by the prayer vigil at 7. Deacon Bill Holguin will preside. Mass of the resurrection will be celebrated Tuesday morning at 10 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Father John Colgan officiating. The concluding service and interment will follow at St. Vincent de Paul Cemetery. He was born Jan. 13, 1912, in Ruidoso, Texas, to Dario Acosta and Manuela Brito. On Aug. 28, 1937, he married Julia Lopez at St. Vincent's in Silver City and moved here in 1939. He was a communicant of the Roman Catholic Church. Mr. Acosta was a businessman and was also involved with real estate sales. He owned and operated the Buffalo Bar until his retirement. His family includes his wife, Julia L. Acosta of the home; a son, Edward J. Acosta, and his wife, Lucy, of San Antonio, Texas; two daughters, Irene Sanchez and her husband, Serafin, of Pacifica, Calif., and Emma Morales and husband, Alfred, of Silver City; a brother, Mike Acosta, and his wife, Nora, of Glenwood; three sisters, Pearl Spurgeon of Glenwood, Marcella Martinez and her husband, Joe, of El Paso, Texas, and Isabel Sloan of Douglas, Ariz.; and six grandchildren Jeanette Conn, Joseph and Robert Acosta, Derrick Morales, Julie Gonoz and Rebecca Morales. Casket bearers will be Richard Rodriguez, Armando Miranda. Joseph and Robert Acosta, and Manny and Mike Hernandez. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels, U.S.180 at Delk Drive. Phone 388-2334.

Death on Sunday claimed Jose Acosta, 80, a retired long-time resident of Silver City, who passed away in Hillcrest Hospital. Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Altagracla Acosta; two sons, Concepcion , of Anaheim, Calif, and Bernardo, Silver City; two daughters, Mrs. Isabel Garcia, Silver City and Mrs. Lupe Torres, Arrey, N. M.; 18 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Rosary services were held at the Curtis Mortuary chapel, followed by mass at 9 a.m. Wednesday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, followed by burial in the Catholic cemetery.

ACOSTA Julia L. Acosta, 81, a longtime Silver City resident, passed away Sun-day, Nov. 8, at University of New Mexico Hospital in Albuquerque. She was born in Morenci, Ariz., on Feb. 16, 1917, to Eufemia Lopez and Ignacio Aja. On Aug. 28, 1937, she married Joe B. Acosta at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Silver City. She was a communicant of the Roman Catholic Church. Mrs. Acosta was a homemaker, and a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Her hobbies included needlework, canning, sewing and quilting. Visitation was held Wednesday afternoon at Baca's Funeral Chapels. The prayer vigil followed. Deacon Bill Holguin recited the holy rosary. The Mass of the resurrection was to be celebrated Tuesday morning at 10 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Father John Colgan officiating. The rite of committal and burial followed at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Cemetery. Her family includes a son, Edward Acosta, and his wife, Lucy, of Santa Fe; two daughters, Irene Sanchez and her husband, Serafin, of Pacifida, Calif., and Emma Morales and her husband, Alfred of Silver City; six grandchildren Jeanette Conn, Joseph and Robert Acosta, Derrick Morales, Julie Goncz and Rebecca Morales; and five great-grandchildren. Casket bearers were Robert Acosa, Eddie, Mike and Manny Hernandez, Richard Rodriguez and Albert Rodriguez. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East Past Delk Drive. Phone 388-2334.

Mrs Antonia C Acosta, 65, a former resident of Silver City, who had lived the past 12 years in Lakewood, Calif., died Jan. 23; at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Loreflzo Barrios.Besides Mrs. Barrios other daughter survive and two sons. She was an aunt of Mrs. Leonardo Treviso, Mrs. Willie Luera, and Mrs. Lukie Madrid of Silver City. Mr. and Mrs. Treviso left for California Monday to attend the funeral.

Mrs Antonia C Acosta, 65, a former resident of Silver City, who had lived the past 12 years in Lakewood, Calif., died Jan. 23; at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Loreflzo Barrios. Besides Mrs. Barrios other daughter survive and two sons. She was an aunt of Mrs. Leonardo Treviso, Mrs. Willie Luera, and Mrs. Lukie Madrid of Silver City. Mr. and Mrs. Treviso left for California Monday to attend the funeral. Mrs. Manuela Acosta, 78, resident of Glenwood for many years, passed away Wednesday in a Silver City Rest Home. Surviving are five sons, Rocky Acosta, Morenci, Ariz; Frank Acosta, Los Angeles; Ysldro Acosta, Phoenix; Mike Acosta, Glenwood, and Joe Acosta, of Silver City; three daughters, Mrs. Eph Spurgeon, Glenwood; Mrs. Joe Martinez, El Paso; Mrs. Pierce Sloan, Morenci; a sister, Mrs. Monica Nieves, El Paso; a brother, Ramon Rito, Fort Hancock, Texas; 25 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Funeral arrangements are pending at Curtis mortuary.

Mrs. Manuela Acosta, 78, resident of Glenwood for many years, passed away Wednesday in a Silver City Rest Home. Surviving are five sons, Rocky Acosta, Morenci, Ariz; Frank Acosta, Los Angeles; Ysldro Acosta, Phoenix; Mike Acosta, Glenwood, and Joe Acosta, of Silver City; three daughters, Mrs. Eph Spurgeon, Glenwood; Mrs. Joe Martinez, El Paso; Mrs. Pierce Sloan, Morenci; a sister, Mrs. Monica Nieves, El Paso; a brother, Ramon Rito, Fort Hancock, Texas; 25 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Funeral arrangements are pending at Curtis mortuary.

ACOSTA Nora Acosta, a resident of Silver City, entered eternal rest Thursday at Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque. Arrangements are pending. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

ACOSTA Nora Dominguez Acosta, a lifetime Grant County resident, passed away Thursday, Dec. 26, at Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque surrounded by her loving family. Visitation was held at 6 p.m. Monday at Baca's Funeral Chapels. The prayer vigil followed at 7, led by Alex Acosta. The funeral liturgy was to be celebrated this morning at 10 at St. Francis Newman Center, with His Excellency Bishop Ricardo Ramirez, CSB, presiding. Concluding services and interment followed at the San Lorenzo Cemetery. She was born Feb. 8, 1939, in San Lorenzo to Joe B. and Amalia (Torrez) Dominguez. On April 9, 1959, she married Sam Acosta at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Silver City. She graduated from Silver High School, received her degree in education at Western New Mexico University. Schools, where she taught for 25 years. She was an active member and communicant at St. Francis Newman Center. Surviving is her husband, Sam Acosta of the family home in Silver City; two daughters. Anna Acosta Estrada and husband, Antonio Estrada, of Dal las, and Deborah Acosta Conder and husband, Carl Conder, of Houston; mother, Amalia Molly Dominguez of San Lorenzo; sister, Josephine Cochrane, and husband, Dan, of California; and three grandchildren, Gabriel and Sara Estrada and Vincent Conder. She was preceded in death by her father, Joe B. Dominguez in 1994. Serving as pallbearers are Tony Torres, Rudy Dominguez, Phil Kiss, Eddie Ortiz, Lance Horton, and Martin Rael. Honorary pallbearers were Dan Cochrane, Jerry Domniguez, John Acosta, alex Acosta, Enrique and Alfred Ortiz, Sam Baca, Carl Woodward, Adam Perez, Jacob Kiss, Dr John Bell, Roger Garza, and her beloved family and friends. Entrusted to Baca's.

Acosta Octaviana P, 93, died Saturday evening in fort Bayard. Mrs Acosta was born in Pinos altos to Eban S and Maria Medina Porter. She had been a resident of Hurly for the past 62 years and a communicant of the Infant Jesus Catholic church. Mrs Acosta is survived by five daughters, Emilita Avilucea of Hurley, Octavia Kramer of Santa Anna CA, Gloria Tarezon of San Gabriel CA, Clorinda Carillo of Bayard and Josephine Dominquez of Bayard. Three sons, Rufus Acosta of Hurley, Arnold Acosta of Grand Junction CO, and Edward P Acosta of Hurley; 19 grandchildren and 37 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Emilo N Acosta in 1947, and a son Alfonso Acosta in 1961. Rosary recetation will be held tonight and mass of the resurrection will be celebrated at 10am Tuesday. Both services will be held in the Infant Jesus Catholic church. The Rev Benito Suen will officiate. Internment will follow in the Silver City cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be her grandsons Richard Acosta Daniel Acosta, Roldan Acosta, Arnold Acosta Javier Acosta, and Arthur Acosta. Honorary pallbearers will be her other grandsons, Rudy Acosta, Tony Domingquez, Michaosta, Timothy Acosta, Jim Tarazon, and Rufus Acosta. Arrangements are by Wheeler.

ACOSTA Refugia Acosta, 89, died Wednesday at her residence in Silver City. Mrs. Acosta was born in Chihuahua, Mexico, and had been a resident of Si!ver City for years. She was a communicant of Saint Vincent's Catholic Church and was a member of the Guadalupanas and Silver senior Citizens. Mrs. i~cos1a owned and operated a licensed foster home for the state for 25 years. She is survived by five daughters, Fernanda Espinosa of Pico Rivera, Calif., Juanita Arcilano of Tucson, Ariz., Ageda Gonzales of Pico Rivera Calif.,Mary Jane Martinez of Socorro and Peggy Geiger of Norfolk, Va.; four sons, lsaias Espinosa of Norwalk, Calif., Albert Espinosa and Paul Espinosa of Silver City and Sylvester Lopez of Bellflower, Calif.; 26 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Rosary recitation wilI be held at 8 tonight in the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, and Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at 10 a. in. Friday at St. Vincent's with Monsignor. James Milano officiating at both services. Interment will follow in the Silver City Catholic Cemetery. Serving a,; pallbearers wil1 be Rolando Arellano, William Arellanono, Michael Arellano, Frankie Espinosa, Robert Gonza1es Eusebio Abeyta. Honorary pallbearers will be Jesus Alvarado, Ruben Alvarado and Edward Alvarado. Arrangements are by the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

ACOSTA Richard G. Acosta Sr., 78, died Friday at Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque. Cremation has taken place and no services are planned. Baca's Funeral Chapel handled arrangements. Acosta was born Oct. 11,1920, in Deming. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, serving in World War II. He was later employed by the U.S. Postal Service for 39 years. Survivors include his wife, Nellie J. Acosta; son, Richard Acosta Jr.; daughters, Esther Pereira, Doris Acosta, Ruth Marie Acosta and Mary Jane Jackson, all of Deming, and daughter Sylvia Acosta Abril of El Paso; brothers, Pete G. Acosta of Deming, Moses Acosta of Bishop, Calif., and Ruben Acosta of South Bend, Ind.; sister, Ofelia Marie Raugley of Stafford, Vir.; and four grandchildren^

Acosta Visitation for Velma Christina Acosta, 85, of Silver City will be from 6p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at Bright Funeral Home, where services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday. Acosta died Thursday in Gila Regional Medical Center. Survivors include her son, Rocky L. Acosta of York Valley, Ariz.; daughter, Amanda Garcia of Silver City; sisters, Chlorena Cloak of Silver City and Carrie Blankenship of Lebanon, Mo.; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Acosta Alberto Acosta, 72, passed away Saturday, April 22, at Fort Bayard Medical Center. Mr. Acosta was a lifelong resident of Grant County. He is survived by a sister, Mrs. Octaviana Acosta of Hurley, a brother Agustine Acosta of Silver City and several nieces and nephews. Rosary recitation was Monday, April 24, in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel. Funeral Mass was Tuesday, April25 at St. Francis Newman Center with Rev. Fr. Manuel Marumba conducting both services. Interment followed in Ft. Bayard State Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Sam Acosta, Rufus Acosta, Bill Acosta, Jesus Monje, Edwardo Flores and Eddie Triviso.

Acosta Angel Ace Romero Acosta, 48, passed away Wednesday, Nov. l6 in Munich, Germany, following an illness. Born in Lordsburg on May l4, l940, he attended schools in Santa Rita and Bayard and attended Cobre High School two years. He joined the U.S. Air Force on May l4, l957, and retired as a master sergeant in October l977. During his career in the Air Force he served tours in the Mediterranean, throughout Europe, the Pacific, the Orient, the Middle East, and three tours in Southeast Asia. He was a combat electronic warfare specialist serving aboard reconnaissance aircraft. He saw extensive action in the Middle East, in Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and in the Republic of Vietnam. Following his retirement he spent the last ll years working throughout Europe and the Middle East as a field representative for various U.S. defense contractors. One of his assignments was in Teheran, Iran, where he spent four years up until the time of the revolution. He had also worked with the Israeli Defense forces in Tel Aviv, Israel, and had been assigned in Munich, Germany for the last six years. He earned his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees from Bellevue College in Omaha, Neb., in l973, in Spanish, Sociology and Latin American studies. He was a consultant in linguistics. Survivors are his wife, Debbie G. Acosta of Tampa, Fla.; one daughter, Concepcion Carmen Acosta of Tampa; one stepdaughter, Belen Gilbert of Tampa; one stepson, Jose Gilbert, serving with the U.S. Navy in South Carolina; his mother, Carmen R. Acosta of Silver City; two sisters, Yolanda R. Acosta of Los Angeles, Calif.; and Miss David Stockhaus of Fort Campbell, Ky.; and two brothers, Robert M. Acosta of Punta Rincon, Puerto Rico, and Rafael Acosta of Silver City; four nephews, Steven and Michael Stockhaus of Fort Campbell, Ky., and Rafael Angel and Adam R. Acosta of Silver City; and by many aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by a brother, Benjamin R. Vigil, in l985. Mr. Acosta was known for his love, kindness, warmth, concern for others, and especially for his quick wit and sense of humor. A memorial service has been scheduled for2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23 in the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, D.C., where arrangements are pending.

Acosta Full military services were held in Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia for former Grant County resident Angel Romero Acosta. Mr. Acosta was a retired Air Force master sergeant who had attended schools in Santa Rita and Bayard. He passed away on Nov. 16 in Munich, Germany, and was laid to rest Dec. 12 receiving a 21-gun salute and a flyover by U.S. Air Force fighters in the ''missing man'' formation. Mr. Acosta had distinguished himself in service to his country in Southeast Asia. Attending the services were his mother Carmen R. Acosta of Silver City; his sister Dina and her husband, Sgt. 1st. Class David Stockhaus, of Fort Cambell, Ky.; his nephews, Steven and Michael Stockhaus, also of Fort Cambell, Ky.; his daughter Menny Acosta of Tampa Fla.; and Mr. and Mrs. Jesus Alvarez, also of Tampa.Acosta Full military sevices were held in Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia for former Grant County resident Angel Romero Acosta. Mr. Acosta was a retired Air Force master sergeant who had attended schools in Santa Rita and Bayard. He passed away on Nov. 16 in Munich, Germany, and was laid to rest Dec. 12 receiving a 21-gun salute and a flyover by U.S. Air Force fighters in the missing man formation. Mr. Acosta had distinguished himself in service to his country in Southeast Asia. Attending the services were his mother Carmen R. Acosta of Silver City; his sister Dina and her husband, Sgt. 1st. Class David Stockhaus, of Fort Cambell, Ky.; his nephews, Steven and Michael Stockhaus, also of Fort Cambell, Ky.; his daughter Menny Acosta of Tampa Fla.; and Mr. and Mrs. Jesus Alvarez, also of Tampa.

Acosta Augustine P. Tino Acosta, age 69, passed away Saturday, June 20 in the Fort Bayard Medical Center. He was born February 15, 1912 in Silver City the son of Jose and Maria Medina Acosta and lived here all of his life. He was a member of St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church. He is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Connie Garza of San Antonio, Tex.; four sons, Sam Acosta of Los Angeles, Alex Acosta of San Manuel, Ariz., and Eddie Acosta of Denver, Colo.; one sister, Mrs. Octaviana Acosta of Hurley; nine grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Ropsary was recited Monday evening at 7 p.m. in the Curtis-Bright Chapel. Mass of the Resurrection was celebrated Tuesday, June 23 at 9 a.m. at the St. Francis Newman Center Catholic Church. Both services were under the direction of Rev. Fr. Mike Macaya of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church of Bayard. Serving as pallbearers were Manuel Sierra, Frank Salaiz, Manuel Hernandez, David Conway, David Armijo and Eddie Triviso. Arrangements by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Acosta Concepcion V. Acosta, a former Silver City resident, passed away on Monday, March 23 in Anaheim, Calif. He is survived by his wife, Cecilia S. Acosta of Anaheim; two sons, Concepcion Acosta and Jose S. Acosta, both of California; two granddaughters, and five grandsons, all of California.

Acosta Doris M. Acosta, 52, a Silver City resident, entered into eternal rest Wednesday at her home. Mrs. Acosta, a homemaker, was born May 17, 1942 in Sant Rita to John N. and Margorie Davis Ballantine. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Leon. She is survived by her stepfather, Walter Pasco of Silver City. At her request, cremation has taken place with Mimbres Crematorium and no other services are scheduled. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels and Mimbres Crematorium.

Acosta Eligia Acosta, a Silver City resident, passed away Monday in Las Cruces Memorial General Hospital. She was born Dec. 12, 1900 in Mexico. She was preceded in death by a son, Benito Garcia. Survivors are a son, Gilbert Winko Garcia and wife, Masa of Silver City; and four daughters, Amelia Valenzuela and husband, Alfonso of Los Angeles, Chole Mercado and husband, Rosendo of Cotton, Calif., Manuela Lerma and husband, Henry, and Mary M. Munoz, all of Silver City. Visitation was to be held today from 2-5 p.m. at Curtis-Bright Chapel. Rosary will be held tonight at 7 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Funeral mass will be said Friday at 10 a.m., also at St. Vincent's, with burial following at the Catholic Cemetery. Pallbearers are Emilio De La O, Gibby Garcia, Frankie Valenzuela, Micheal Chacon, Johnny Ray Doporto, Louie Valenzuela, Gilbert A. Garcia and Albert Mendoza. The family members have selected Curtis-Bright Funeral Home to serve them.

Acosta; Joe Moreno Acosta, 77, died April 28 in Silver City. Mr. Acosta was born in Santa Rita and was a lifelong resident of Grant County. He was a communicant of the Catholic Church. Mr. Acosta is survived by two daughters, Corinne Rivera of Silver City and Belinda Acosta of Tucson, Az; three sons, George J. and Fred Acosta of Silver City and Pvt. Joe Acosta of Fort Leonardwood, Missouri; one brother, Fred Acosta; nine grandchildren and one great-grandson. Rosary recitation was held May 1 at the Wheeler Funeral Home Chapel and Mass of the Resurrection was celebrated May 2 at the St. Francis Newman Center with Rev. Robert Getz officiating both services. Interment followed at the Silver City Catholic Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Luciano Montes, David Valles, Cipriano Ogas, Edward Mendoza, Ernest Jacquez and Manuel Acosta. Honorary pallbearers were Maxie Trujillo, Tony Jacquez, Frank Saliaz and Paul Mitchell. Arrangements by the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

Acosta Jose A. Acosta, 72, died here Friday morning. Acosta was a 60 year resident of Silver City and a retired Kennecott Copper employee. He is survived by his widow, Refugia P. Acosta of Silver City; three sons, Manuel and Angel Acosta and Paul P. Espinosa, all of Silver City; three daughters, Mrs. Helen A. Escalante of Phoenix; Mrs. Ageda Gonzales of Pico Rivera, Calif., and Mrs. Mary Jane Baca of Silver City; 11 grandchildren, one brother and three sisters. Rosary services were held in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel Sunday at 730 p.m. with the burial Mass from St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church Monday at 930 a.m. Interment was in the Catholic Cemetery with the Rev. Fr. A James Milano officiating. Casket bearers were Manuel Acosta, Johnny Baca, Leo Gonzales, Arturo Aguirre, Manuel Portillo and Epigmenio Andazola.

Acosta Jose C. El Zapatero Acosta, 86, a boot and shoe maker for 63 years, entered life eternal Thursday at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born July 6, 1906, in Silao, Guanajuato, Mexico, to the late Macario and Jovita Zavala Acosta. A communicant of Our Lady of Fatima Roman Catholic Church in Bayard,he was also active in the League of Sacred Heart, Club Benito Juarez, Sagrada Familia and Familia Christiana. Calling hours willstart at 6 Sunday evening at Baca's Funeral Chapels with the prayer vigil beginning at 7. Deacon Bill Holguin will recite the rosary. The funeral liturgy will begin at 10 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Fatima Church in Bayard. The Rev. Paulus Kao will be the celebrant. The rite of committal will follow at Memory Lane Cemetery in Silver City. Survivors include his daughters and sons-in-law, Jovita and Jorge Garcia of Montebello, Calif., Lucille and Reginald Chavez of El Paso, Texas, and Esther and Arthur Murillo of Silver City; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a brother, Epitacio Acosta of Mexico City; three sisters, Christina Ramirez of Mexico City, Teresa Tovar of Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico and Hermila Morales of Aguas Calientes, Mexico; a sister-in-law, Lucia Espinosa of El Paso; and several nieces and nephews. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Acosta Leon Acosta, 56, a resident of Silver City, passed away Monday at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born July 20, 1937, to Roque B. and Velma C. (Hamilton) Acosta in Alma. He was a musician, having played lead guitar for Meredith Neal and The Boot Hill Boys. On July 12, 1976, he married Doris Pascoe in Deming. He was an avid hunter and fisherman who loved children. He was a member of the Silver City Elks Lodge. Mr. Acosta was employed at Chino Mines as a crane operator and retired after 30 years of service. He is survived by his wife, Doris Acosta of Silver City; his mother, Velma C. Hamilton Acosta of Silver City; a brother, Rocky L. Acosta, and his wife, Betty, of Duncan, Ariz; his father-in-law, Sonny Pascoe of Silver City; three nieces, Amanda Garcia and her husband, Rick, of Silver City, Lynn Madrigal and her husband, Tony, of Duncan, and Patricia Arnold Benson of Salem, Ore.; two nephews, Mike Acosta of Duncan and James Arnold and his wife, Tracy, of Salem; four great-nephews; and four great-nieces. Visitation took place from 2-7 p.m. Thursday in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home chapel. Funeral services began at 10 a.m. today at the funeral home with Chaplain Dave Strain officiating. Interment followed in Memory Lane Cemetery. Pallbearers were Mike Acosta, Rick Garcia, Bob Dannelley, Rick Smith, Boyd Frost and Ray Bailey. Honorary pallbearers were Lindall Acosta, Charles Stearns, Sergio Legarda Garcia, Chantel Garcia, Tony Madrigal Sr., Tony Madrigal Jr., Melanie Madrigal, and all his family and friends. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his name may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 1943, Silver City, N.M. 88062. Family members selected Curtis-Bright Funeral Home to serve them.

Acosta Manuel M. Acosta, 62, a lifelong resident of Silver City, died Monday evening at his home. He was born Aug. 2, 1927 in Silver City to Maria Morales Acosta and Jose A. Acosta. He attended Western New Mexico University and was employed by the town of Silver City as water superintendent for 24 years. Mr. Acosta was a veteran of World War II, and a member of the American Legion, Knights of Columbus and St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Calling hours are from noon to 5 p.m. today in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. Rosary service will be held tonight at 730 in St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, where Mass of the Christian burial will be celebrated Thursday afternoon at 2 with the Rev. Richard Lynch as the celebrant. Concluding services will follow in the Fort Bayard National Cemetery with veteran honors accorded by Allingham-Golding Post No. 18 of the American Legion. Survivors are his wife, Blanch Ogas Acosta of Silver City; two sons, Ronald O. Acosta of Las Cruces and Jose O. Acosta of Silver City; a daughter, Lorraine O. Acosta of Las Cruces; a brother, Angel M. Acosta of Silver City; a sister, Mary Helen Escalante of Phoenix; and an uncle, Joe Morales of Silver City. He was preceded in death by a brother, Tony Parra, who was killed in action during World War II. Casket bearers will be Catarino Lopez, Joe F. Mendoza, Dennis Acosta, Billy Ogas, Tony I. Rivera and Richard Sifuentes. Honorary bearers will be Pat Gutierrez, Bobby Mendoza, Vicente Romero, Pablo Espinosa, Johnny M. Aragon, Knights of Columbus members and co-workers with the Silver City Public Works Department. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Acosta Manuel M. Acosta, 62, a lifelong resident of Silver City, died Monday evening at his home. He was born Aug. 2, 1927 in Silver City to Maria Morales Acosta and Jose A. Acosta. He attended Western New Mexico University and was employed by the town of Silver City as water superintendent for 24 years. Mr. Acosta was a veteran of World War II, and a member of the American Legion, Knights of Columbus and St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Calling hours are from noon to 5 p.m. today in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. Rosary service will be held tonight at 730 in St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, where Mass of the Christian burial will be celebrated Thursday afternoon at 2 with the Rev. Richard Lynch as the celebrant. Concluding services will follow in the Fort Bayard National Cemetery with veteran honors accorded by Allingham-Golding Post No. 18 of the American Legion. Survivors are his wife, Blanch Ogas Acosta of Silver City; two sons, Ronald O. Acosta of Las Cruces and Jose O. Acosta of Silver City; a daughter, Lorraine O. Acosta of Las Cruces; a brother, Angel M. Acosta of Silver City; a sister, Mary Helen Escalante of Phoenix; and an uncle, Joe Morales of Silver City. He was preceded in death by a brother, Tony Parra, who was killed in action during World War II. Casket bearers will be Catarino Lopez, Joe F. Mendoza, Dennis Acosta, Billy Ogas, Tony I. Rivera and Richard Sifuentes. Honorary bearers will be Pat Gutierrez, Bobby Mendoza, Vicente Romero, Pablo Espinosa, Johnny M. Aragon, Knights of Columbus members and co-workers with the Silver City Public Works Department. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. Acosta Pinos Altos mourns the death of one of its pioneer residents, Mrs. Maria P. Acosta, 87, who passed away last Friday. Rosary services were held Sunday evening at the Cox Mortuary chapel. Mass was said Monday at 9 a.m. by the Rev. R.A. Vonder Haar, of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, followed by burial in the Silver City Catholic cemetery. Survivors are three sons, Albert, Augustine and Pete Acosta, Silver City; a daughter, Octaviana Acosta, Hurley; twenty two grandchildren and thirty two great grandchildren.

Acosta Pinos Altos mourns the death of one of its pioneer residents, Mrs. Maria P. Acosta, 87, who passed away last Friday. Rosary services were held Sunday evening at the Cox Mortuary chapel. Mass was said Monday at 9 a.m. by the Rev. R.A. Vonder Haar, of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, followed by burial in the Silver City Catholic cemetery. Survivors are three sons, Albert, Augustine and Pete Acosta, Silver City; a daughter, Octaviana Acosta, Hurley; twenty-two grandchildren and thirty-two great grandchildren.

Acosta Vincent Edward Acosta, 19, a graduate of Cobre High School and a former resident of Bayard, died Jan. 1 in Orange, Calif. He was born Sept. 15, 1970. Services were held Jan. 3 in La Purisima Catholic Church in Orange, and burial followed in the Holy Sepulcher Cemetery in Orange. Survivors include his wife, America Tapia and their son, Anthony Ray, both of Orange; his parents, Vincent and Yolanda Acosta; his sister, Diana Acosta; and his brothers, Adrian, David, Steven and Andrew Acosta, all of Bayard; his grandparents, Lauriano and Annie Ledesma of Orange; and his uncles and their wives and families, Larry Ledesma and family, Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Ledesma, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Ledesma and family, and Mr. and Mrs. Steven Ledesma; and his aunts and husbands and their families, Stella and Robert Cortez and family, Cynthia and Joey Villa and family, Victoria and Randy Bender and family, and Mr. and Mrs. Tony Razo and family, all of Orange. Others are Mr. and Mrs. Frank Sanchez and family of Bayard, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Acosta and family of Perris, Calif., and Manuel Acosta of Salt Lake City, Utah. Pallbearers were Steve Ledesma, Larry Ledesma, Harvey Ledesma, Joe Villa, and Mario and Bobby Cortez. Honorary pallbearers were his close friends and relatives.

ACOSTA Aflrelo Morales Acosta, 75, a longtime Deming resident, died Wednesday at Mimbres Memorial Hospital. Visitation will be from 2-5 this afternoon at Baca's Funeral Chapels in Deming and the prayer vigil will begin at 7 at St. Ann's Catholic Church. The funeral liturgies will he celebrated Saturday morning at 11 at St. Ann's Catholic Church. The Rev. Alfred Galvan will officiate and the rite of continual will follow at Mountain View Cemetery, where he will be laid to rest. He was born July 3,1920, in Anthony to Candelario Acosta and Justina Morales Acosta. Mr. Acosta was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving his country from October 1941 and being honorably discharged Nov. 11, 1945, at Fort Bliss Texas. He was a Deming resident since 1951, having previously lived in Anthony. He farmed in Deming since 1951 in the Lewis Flats area and was a member of the American Legion and St. Ann's Catholic Church. Survivors include his wife, Lupe Acosta of the home; three sons, Alfredo Acosta Jr. and Manuel Acosta, both of Deming, and Aliredo Montancz of Anthony; three daughters, Mary Salazar of Albuquerque, and Martha Valticrra and Sylvia Valtierra, both of Deining;16 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Nacbo SalaLar, Isidro Rublo, Candelario Acosia, Ralph Luna, and Arturo and David Valtierra. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels of Deming.

ACOSTA Cecilia Sepulveda Acosta, 70, of Anaheim, Calif., formerly a resident of Silver City, died in California on Sunday, Sept 29. Mrs. Sepulveda was born Feb. 21, 1926. She was married to Concepcion V Acosta, who preceded her in death on March 23, 1987She was also preceded in death by two infant children, a daughter, Christina Acosta, and a son, Thomas Acosta; her mother, Rosa Sierra Sepulveda; her father, Adolfo Parra Sepulveda; two brothers, Henry and Eusebio Sepulveda; and two sisters, Vickie and Teodora Sepulveda. Survivors include two sons, Jose Acosta and his wife, Gloria of Corona, Calif., and Concepcion Acosta and his wife, Virginia, of La Habra, Calif.; two brothers, Ramon Sepulveda of Whittier, Calif., and Adolfo Sepulveda of Idaho; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. A rosary service will be held Friday at 7p.m. in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home chapel. Mass will be celebrated Saturday at10a.m. at. St. Vincent de Paul Catholic church with the Rev. Rod Nichols officiating. Pallbearers will be Robert Acosta, Joseph Acosta, Doninic Acosta, Jesse Acosta, Stephen Acosta, Thomas Acosta and Manuel Dominguez. Honorary pallbearers are Alberto Morales, Jesus S. Acosta, Freddy Hernandez, Henry Garcia, Victor Dorningues and Ado Jfodvo. Family members selected Curtis Bright Funeral Home to serve them.

ACUNA; One of Grant County's pioneer mining men, Alcario T. Acuna, 74, died last Friday at Hillcrest Grenal Hospital, after a brief illness. He was a member of the well-known Acuna family and had been engaged for many years in mining operations at Tyrone. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Ramona Cuna; two sons, Edward and Eddie, of Los Angeles, and five daughters, Mrs. Ethel B. Waters, Mrs. Albert Carrillo, Mrs. Jose Garica, and Mrs. Hope Garcia, of Silver city and Mrs. John Rodriguez of Las Angeles; 29 grand children's. Rosary services were held at the Cox Mortuary chapel Monday evening followed by requiem high mass at St. Vicente de. Paul Catholic Church at 9 a.m. Tuesday. Burial was in Silver City Catholic cemetery.

Jesus M. Acuna, 76, a lifelong resident of this community, passed away In Silver City Sunday morning. Mr. Acuna was born at Mimbres, N. M., and was a retired employee of the Phelps-Dodge Corporation at Tyrone. He had made his home in Tyrone for a number of years. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Fernanda G. Acuna, four sons, Joe, los Angeles; Levi, and Gilbert, Silver City, and Rudy, Portland, Ore.; four daughters, Mrs. Genevieve Johnson, Mrs. C. B. Ogas, both of Silver City; Mrs. Robert Matz, Detroit. Mich. Mrs. Manuel Tafoya, Monrovia, Calif., and 13 grandchildren two brothers, Alcarido Acuna and Manuel Parra, both of Silver City. Rosary services were held Tuesday evening at the Cox Mortuary.Chapel. Requiem Mass was held Wednesday morning at 9 o'clock at St. Vincent de Paul's Catholic church, with the Rev. Fr. S. 0. Qrdonez officiating. Interment was in the. Catholic Cemetery, following the Mass.

Julia Z. Acuna, 54, passed away Wednesday, July 27 at her residence in Silver City following an extended illness. Mrs. Acuna was a lifelong resident of Grant County. She is survived by her husband, Gilbert G. Acuna of Silver City, six daughters, Mrs. Alice Townsend of West Covina, Calif., Mrs. Mary Helen Zaragozia, Mrs. Genevieve Gutierrez, Mrs. Teresa Estrella, all of Anaheim, Calif., Mrs. Rita Harvey & Mrs. Viola Costales both of Silver City, two sons, John Serna of San Francisco and Gilbert Acuna, Jr. of Silver City, 14 grandchildren and one great grandchild. Survivors also include three sisters, Mrs. Jennie Salas of Silver City, Mrs. Adela Arrellano of Bell Garden, Calif. and Mrs. Vita Valencia of Mimbres, three brothers, Robert Orosco of Cerritos, Calif., Ray Orosco of Long Island, N.Y. and Ernesto Altamirano of Artesia, Calif. Rosary services were said Friday, July 29 at the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel with the Funeral Mass being recited Saturday. July 30 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Interment followed in the Catholic Cemetery with Monsignor A. James Milano officiating. Serving as pallbearers were Rudy Triviso, Damas Salas, Felix Salas, Frank Salas, Gilbert Gonzales, Tony Gonzales and Jimmy Gonzales.

Acun Elisa B. Acuna, 60, died Wednesday, May 9, in Hillcrest General Hospital. Mrs. Acuna was born in Silver City and has been a life long resident of Grant County. She is survived by her husband, Edward Acuna of Silver City, a son, Eddie B. Acuna of Sherman Oaks, Calif., two sisters, Josephine Horcasitas of Silver City, Virginia Flethcer of Deming, one brother, Lorenzo Borrego of Silver City and four grandchildren, James Acuna of Silver City, Terri Acuna, Mark Acuna and Gina Acuna all of Sherman Oaks, Calif. Rosary recitation was 730 p.m., Sunday, May 13, in the Curtis-Bright Chapel. Mass of the Resurrection 930 a.m. Monday, May 14, at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with the Monsignor A. James Milano officiating at both services. Burial followed in Silver City Catholic Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Bobby Borrego, Norman Borrego, Edward Holguin, Billy Ogas, Pete Madrid, and Joe Carillo. Honorary pallbearers are, Albert Carnignani, Lorenzo Borrego. Lloyd Arrington, Frank Carillo, Frank Ogas and Lupe Hill

Acuna Feranada G. Acuna, 83, passed away at Ft. Bayard Medical Central August 5 following an extended illness. Mrs. Acuna was a native of Gila and had lived in Santa Fe for many years. Survivors included four daughters, Mrs. Candida Matz of Detroit, Mich., Mrs. Elvira Ogas of Santa Fe, and Mrs. Natilda Tofoya of Hacienda, Calif; four sons, Joe of Los Angeles, Calif., Rudy of Portland, Ore., Levi of Casa Grande, Ariz., and Gilbert of Silver City; 27 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Francisca Sepulveda and Mrs. Chelina Armendarez, both of Calif. Rosary was said in the Curtis- Bright Funeral Chapel at 730 p.m. Monday with the funeral Mass being recited at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Cemetery with the Rev. Fr. A. James Milano officiating. Casket bearers were Alfredo Corral, Leonardo Triviso, Lalo Triviso, Benny Altamirano, Manuel Sanchez, and Rudy Garcia.

Acuna Frances Acuna, 65, passed away Sunday, Jan. 13, at Ft. Bayard Medical Center. Mrs. Acuna was born in Mexico and had been a resident of Grant County for ten years. She is survived byher cousin, Luz Huerta of Hurley. Rosary recitation was held Wednesday, Jan. 16, in the Curtis-Bright Chapel. Mass of the Resurrection was held Thursday, Jan. 17, at the Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley with the Reverend Father Gustabo Oquendo officiating at both services. Interment followed in the Hurley cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Louis Ruiz, Jr., Bobby Ruiz, Ernesto Huerta, Albert Chavira, Manuel Huerta, Joe Ruiz and Angel Zuniga.

Rosary services were held at 730 p.m. Wednesday at the Curtis Mortuary chapel for Mrs. Ramona Acuna, 79, who died Monday at Hillcrest Hospital. Funeral mass was said at 930 a.m. Wednesday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, the Rev. Fr. James Milano officiating. Burial was in the Catholic Cemetery. Survivors are five daughters, two sons, three sisters, 29 grandchildren, 48 great grandchildren, and 69 great, great grandchildren. Rosary services were held at 730 p.m. Wednesday at the Curtis Mortuary chapel. Rosary services were held at 730 p.m. Wednesday at the Curtis Mortuary chapel for Mrs. Ramona Acuna, 79, who died Monday at Hillcrest Hospital. Funeral mass was said at 930 a.m. Wednesday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, the Rev. Fr. James Milano officiating. Burial was in the Catholic Cemetery. Survivors are five daughters, two sons, three sisters, 29 grandchildren, 48 great grandchildren, and 69 great, great grandchildren. Rosary services were held at 730 p.m. Wednesday at the Curtis Mortuary chapel.

ADAM Ruth Alice Adam, 89, of Silver City passed away Sunday, Jan. 25. Funeral services will be held Thursday in Eaton, Ohio. Interment will be in the Dayton, Ohio, and Memorial. Park Cemetery. Mrs. Adam was born June 17, 1908, in Van Wert, Ohio, the daughter of Fred V. Wallic and Minnie Irene Tipple Wallic. She is survived by one son, Stanley Thorne, and his wife, Beth, of Silver City; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Mrs. Adam served as a volunteer at Gila Regional Medical Center and the Gospel Mission when her health permitted. Bright Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. ADAM Ruth Alice Adam, 89, of Silver City passed away Sunday, Jan. 25. Funeral services will be held Thursday in Eaton, Ohio. Interment will be in the Dayton, Ohio, Memorial. Park Cemetery. Mrs. Adam was born June 17, 1908, in Van Wert, Ohio, the daughter of Fred V. Wallic and Minnie Irene Tipple Wallic. She is survived by one son, Stanley Thorne, and his wife, Beth, of Silver City; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Mrs. Adam served as a volunteer at Gila Regional Medical Center and the Gospel Mission when her health permitted. Bright Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Adam Terry L. Adam, 24, of Lordsburg passed away Sunday in North Carolina. He was born July 29, 1969, in Wisconsin. Mr. Adam was a U.S. Army veteran and served in Operation Desert Storm. He is survived by his father, Herman L. Adam, and his wife, Judy, of Lordsburg; his mother, Mary Adam of Prairie du Chien, Wis.; three sisters, Jeannie Valentine of La Crosse, Wis., Julie Smithbeck of Stoughton, Wis., and Cammie White of Raleigh, N.C.; five brothers, Duane Adam of Bowler, Wis., Gary Adam of Bowling Green, Ky., Mike Adam of Patch Grove, Wis., Brian Adam of Prairie du Chien, and Terry Burd of Denver; a grandmother, Dorothy K. Adam of La Crosse; a grandfather, Herman Adam of Springfield, Ohio; a great-grandmother, Kathryn Happle of Aitkin, Minn.; and several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday in the Lordsburg Funeral Home Chapel at 408 Main in Lordsburg. Funeral services will begin at 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home with the Rev. Luanne Burd officiating. Interment will follow in the Shakespeare Cemetery in Lordsburg. Family members selected Lordsburg Funeral Home to serve them.

ADAME Visitation for Maria Adame, 36, of Deming will be at 3 p.m. today at Baca's Funeral Chapel. A prayer vigil will follow at 7 p.m. Mass will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in St. Ann's Catholic Church with the Rev. Alfred Galvan officiating. Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery. Adame died Saturday in El Paso's William Beaumont Hospital from injuries suffered in a March 19 traffic crash. She was born in Torreon, Coahuila, Mexico, and moved to Deming in 1985. She worked for Border Foods and was a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church. Survivors include her mother, Maria R. Adame Mendoza of Deming; daughters Denise Adame, Jessica Adame, Breeze Adame and Jaline Adame; brothers, Eduardo Adame of Monterrey, Mexico, Hugo Adame of Palomas, Mexico, and Eli Valenzuela of Provo, Utah; and sisters Maria Del Carmen ofEnsenada, Calif., Blanca Garcia of Madera, Chihuahua, Mexico, and Maria Pena of Deming.

ADAMS Lucile K. Adams, 80, a longtime Silver City resident, entered eternal life Tuesday at Homestead Adult Shelter. She was born March 19, 1917, in Torrance County, Texas, to the late Amos and Martha (Lamb) Kolb. She was a retired nurse. Visitation was held this morning at Church of God of Prophecy in Albuquerque. A graveside service was held at noon at Sunset Memorial Park in Albuquerque laid to rest. Survivors include a daughter, Marjorie Munden, and her husband, Gary, of Cimarron; a brother, Bud KoIb, and his wife, Ruth, of Michigan; and two sisters, Gertrude Rockenbaugh of Tucumcari and Lola Masters of Denver. She was preceded in death by her husband, Walton H. Adams, in 1956, and a son, Thomas A. Adams, in 1996. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels

ADAMS Theora Pearl Adams, 102, last surviving daughter of Henry Ailman, died at 1255 a.m. today from pneumonia in Santa Monica, Calif. Mrs. Adams was born in the house which is now the Silver City Museum, to Harry B. and Theora Ailman. She left New Mexico when she was about 14 years old. Survivors include her daughter Theora Mary Adams; a grandson,, Kenneth; a granddaughter, Becky Adams; two great-granddaughters, Dawn and Cheryl; and a great-great-granddaughter. Jessica Geer, all of California. At her request, no services are planned. She is to be cremated and her ashes will be scattered.

William A. (Bill) Adams, pioneer Southwestern rancher and motel operator, died Tuesday in an El Paso hospital after a lingering illness. He was 80 and pioneer retired rancher of the Southwest. His far-flung operations included ownership at one time of the 200,000.acre GOS Ranch, 45 miles northeast of Silver City, and the 105,000acre Beaverhead Ranch also known as the Slash Linch 49 miles north of the GOS property, bought from the Evan Brothers. He also owned ranching property in Texas and, near Haichita, and was a dealer in registered bulls. In 1939 he proposed setting up a cattle trading center in El Paso. Surviving are two sons. W A Adams, Jr., and Calvin Adams. Also surviving are five children, in El Paso, and a sister Mrs. Margaret Kampmann San Antonio, Texas.

Adams Lillian J. Adams, for more than 10 years a resident of Novato, Calif., died Friday, July 19, at her home in Mill Valley, Calif. Mrs. Adams was 89. At her request, no services were held. Mrs. Adams was born Sept. 13, 1901, in Fremont, Neb. She grew up in the railroad town of Chadron, Neb., and was a graduate of Chadron College. She went on to earn her master's degree at Teachers College in Silver City. She taught school for several years in Nebraska and Wyoming before settling in the mining community of Santa Rita. She taught in Santa Rita for 29 years. She was a painter who created desert landscapes and still lives in oils and watercolors. Mrs. Adams and her husband, Fred A. Adams Sr., moved to Hemet in Riverside County, Calif., in 1957. Mr. Adams died in 1977. Two years later, Mrs. Adams went to Novato. Last year, she moved to The Redwoods, a retirement community in Mill Valley. She was a member of the United Methodist Church of Novato. Survivors include her stepson, Fred A. Adams Jr. of San Francisco, and several nieces and nephews, and grandnieces and grandnephews.

ADAMS Paul V Adams of Silver City passed away Friday at Gila Regional Medical Center. Bright Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

ADAMS Paul V. Adams, 71, a resident of Grant County since 1967, passed away Sept. 9 at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was a World War H veteran, enlisting with the U.S. Navy at the age of 17, and served with the naval operations at Pearl Harbor. He was discharged in December 1945. After discharge from the Navy, he went to school to learn his lifelong work in the electronics and pneumatics field. He served 1 7 years with Civil Service at White Sands Missile Range as an electronics technician. Mr. Adams went to work at Phelps Dodge in Tytone in 1969 as journeyman electronics technician and retired in 1988. He was a life member of the Disabled American Veterans, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the American Legion. He was given full military honors a Fort Bayard National Cemetery. He leaves his wife, Virginia, of the home; several cousins; and one special cousin, O. J. Hooks and his wife, Lou, of Hobson, Texas. Bright Funeral Home was in charge of funeral arrangements.

Adams Suvila Belle Adams, 74, died Friday in Fort Bayard. Mrs. Adams had been a resident of Grant County for one year. She is survived by her husband, Wiley Adams of Silver City; a daughter, Bonnie Mae O'Neal of Pomona, Calif.; a stepdaughter, Daphna G. Gonzales of Santa Fe; two stepsons, Wiley O. Buck Adams of Silver City and Lynne R. Judah of Enterprise, Ala.; two sisters, Bonnie Faye Lott of Alamogordo, and Viola Saunders of Albuquerque; 10 grandchildren; 12 step grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and seven step great-grandchildren. Mrs. Adams was preceded in death by two daughters, Mary Kasco in 1987 and Billie Jo Burgess in 1976. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Mancel Mortensen will officiate. Arrangements are with Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

Adams Wiley A. Adams, 76, of Alamogordo, died Friday in Gerald Champion Memorial Hospital. He was born Sept. 8, 1913 in Stigler, Okla., and had resided in Alamogordo for the past 14 months. He resided in Silver City prior to that. Mr. Adams was retired from road construction and was an oiler in that field. Calling hours will be from 4-7 this evening in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. Graveside funeral services will be held Tuesday morning at 11 in Memory Lane Cemetery with Mancel Mortensen officiating. Survivors include his wife, Avon Adams of Alamogordo; two sons, Wiley O. Buck Adams and his wife, Patsy of Silve City, and Lynne R. Jack Judah and his wife, Linda of Enterprise, Ala.; a daughter, Daphna D. Gonzales and her husband, Carmen of Santa Fe; a brother, Robert Adams and his wife, Chloma of Abernathy, Texas; 12 grandchildren, Kimberley Adams Vendrely and her husband, Mike of Gila, Todd A. Adams of Las Cruces, Kamara Adams Cometti and her husband, Doug of Las Cruces and Jackie Judah Watley and her husband, Robert, and Kathy, Maria and Jerry Judah all of Enterprise, Johnny Gonzales of Albuquerque, Julie, Mark and Dean Gonzales all of Santa Fe, and Carrie Gonzales Lopez and her husband, Eddie of Pueblo, Colo.; 10 great-grandchildren, Dustin, Tyler, Brogan and Paden Vendrely of Gila, Todd A. Adams Jr. of Silver City, Valerie, Jessica and John Patrick Gonzales of Albuquerque, and Niccollo and Loren Lopez of Pueblo; a niece, Carol Jean Richardson of Lubbock, Texas; and a nephew, Ricky Adams of Plano, Texas. He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Freeman and Lavada Adams, and a daughter, Trixie LaDean Adams. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

William Adams, proprietor of Adam's Motor Mart, left Tuesday for Youngstown, Ohio upon receiving word of the death of his father, Wm. N. Adams, Jr. The Elder Mr. Adams died on Tuesday at the age of 89. He was a well-known businessman and a member of a pioneer family in the Youngstown area. The funeral will take place in Youngstown. Adams Called to Youngstown by Fathers Death. William Adams, proprietor of Adam's Motor Mart, left Tuesday for Youngstown, Ohio upon receiving word of the death of his father, Wm. N. Adams, Jr. The Elder Mr. Adams died on Tuesday at the age of 89. He was a well-known businessman and a member of a pioneer family in the Youngstown area. The funeral will take place in Youngstown.

Adamson; Charles Robert Adamson, 85, former Deming resident died at Van Nuys, Ca. He was born November 24, 1898 in Hollister, Ca and was retired from Aircraft Construction. He moved to Deming in the spring of 1972 and moved back to Ca about a year ago. Graveside services were at Mountain View Cemetery with Galen Watterson, pastor of the First Christian Church officiating. Mr. Adamson is survived by one brother, Lester W. Adamson of Van Nuys, Ca and a step-son, Ray Trammell of Amarillo, Texas and several nieces and nephews. Arrangements were by Baca's Wheeler Mortuary.

Robert W Adkins 95, a retired farmer, died Monday at, Santa 'Rita. He had 'lived in Grant county about four years. He was born in Missouri. Survivors are' four sons, Earl, Santa Rita; Henry and Joe, Seminole, Tex., and' Jeff, Amarillo, Tex.; four daughters, Mrs. W. C. Mooney, Hale Center, Tex.; Mrs. W; W. Wallace, Kress, Tex.; Mrs. Emory Elkins, Tulia, Tëx.; Mrs. Homer Durham., Hart, Tex., and a brother, Luther Adkins, Marlow, Okla. Other survivors are 19 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. Funeral services' were held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Cox Mortuary chapel, the Rev. Harold E. Johnson Santa Rita Community pastor, conducting the rites.

Interment was in Silver City cemetery. Robert W Adkins 95, a retired farmer, died Monday at, Santa 'Rita. He had 'lived in Grant county about four years. He was born in Missouri. Survivors are' four sons, Earl, Santa Rita; Henry and Joe, Seminole, Tex., and' Jeff, Amarillo, Tex.; four daughters, Mrs. W. C. Mooney, Hale Center, Tex.; Mrs. W; W. Wallace, Kress, Tex.; Mrs. Emory Elkins, Tulia, Tex.; Mrs. Homer Durham., Hart, Tex., and a brother, Luther Adkins, Marlow, Okla. Other survivors are 19 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. Funeral services' were held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Cox Mortuary chapel, the Rev. Harold E. Johnson Santa Rita Community pastor, conducting the rites. Interment was in Silver City cemetery.

Adkins Iona Lois Adkins, 52, died Tuesday, February 6 in Silver City. Mrs. Adkins was born in Santa Rita and was a life long resident of Grant County. She was a member of the Arenas Valley Community Church. She is survived by her husband, Earl Adkins of Silver City, daughter, Earleen Garlow of Silver City, son Allen F. Adkins of Albuquerque, two sisters, Nona Van Cleave of Hurley and Kay Chavez of Deming. Funeral services were at 2 p.m., February 9in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Eugene Bjork officiating. Burial followed in Memory Lane Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Mike Short, Alan Wiseman, Jack Hensley, Charles Crutcher, Claude Mitchell and Rex Dempsey. The family asks that donations in her name be made to the American Cancer Society.

Adkins John H. Adkins, 21, employed as a brakeman by the Kennecott Copper Corp., met instant death early Tuesday when he fell from a car on the dump track at the Santa Rita pit mine. It is believed that the victim, a resident of Santa Rita, slipped or stumbled from the car when the brakes were applied to the train. The engineer of the train stated that he stopped the train upon feeling a distinct bump and the crew found the body of Mr. Adkins with one wheel resting upon it. An inquest was held in Santa Rita on Tuesday afternoon with A.H. Farmer acting as coroner. A verdict of accidental death was returned. Mr. Adkins had been employed by Kennecott for a year, going to work shortly after his honorable discharge from the U.S. Army in which he had served three years. He was unmarried. Funeral services will be held at the Santa Rita Community Church on Friday afternoon at 3 p.m. with the Rev. Harold Johnson, Pastor, officiating. Mineral Post Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 3347 will have charge of the graveside services in Santa Rita cemetery where interment will be made. Survivors are the parents, Mr. and Mrs. William H. Adkins; a brother, William E. of Santa Rita; and two sisters, LaRue of Santa Rita and Mrs. Wanda Riddle of Ft. Worth, Tex.

Adkins William H. Adkins died Saturday, August 8 at Ft. Bayard. He was a locomotive brakeman with Kennecott before retiring. Mr. Adkins is survived by a son, William E. Adkins of Silver City; two daughters, Wanda Jones of Hurst, Tex., and La Rue Wall of Ft. Worth; 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; three brothers, Earl Adkins of Silver City, Joe Adkins of Seminole, Tex., and Jeff Adkins of Amarillo; three sisters, Alice Elkins of Tulia, Tex., Molly Mooney of Hale Center, Tex., and Elizabeth Durham of Lubbock. Graveside services were held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the Ft. Bayard National Cemetery with the Rev. Kenneth Schultz officiating. Arrangements by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Adkins Earl Allen Adkins, 78, died Saturday at his home In Silver City, Mr. Adkins was born Jan, 4 1916, in Kress, Texas, to William Robert and Anne Laura Bell Adkins. He was a veteran of World War II and the Korean War. He served with the Army Air Force and also the U.S. Air Force. He retired In 1978 from Chino Mines, where he had worked as a drill blast foreman for many years. He was member of the Santa Rita Masonic Lodge, Woodmen of the World and Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was an avid fisherman, hunter and rock hunter. Survivors include a son, Allen Adk1ns, and his wife, Kateri, of Farmington; a daughter, Earleen Rude, and her husband, Bernie, of Clinton, Adkisson Elgin Ayars

Adkisson, 64, died Sunday, November 11 of a sudden illness. Mr. Adkisson was a native of Mogollon, and was at the time living there. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Hazel Adkisson of Mogollon and several aunts, uncles and cousins. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, November 16 at the Glenwood Cemetery in Glenwood, N.M., with Mr. Jim Shelton officiating.

Adkisson Elgin Ayars Adkisson, 64, died Sunday, November 11 of a sudden illness. Mr. Adkisson was a native of Mogollon, and was at the time living there. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Hazel Adkisson of Mogollon and several aunts, uncles and cousins. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, November 16 at the Glenwood Cemetery in Glenwood, N.M., with Mr. Jim Shelton officiating.

AGAN Raymond A. Agan, 3, died in Albuquerque Tuesday, May 6, 1986. Mr. Agan was born in Oklahoma and had been a resident of Grant County for about 6 years. He was a member f the First United Method-it Church, was in the Air Force during the Korean conflict from 1950 to 1954, and was employed as an electronic technician for the Federal Aviation Administration. He is survived y his wife, Mary Ellen Agan of Silver City; a laughter, Raylene Ellen ~1artin, Raylene Ellen Martin of Sweetwater, Texas; two sons, Larry Wayne Agan and Darrell Lee Agan of Las Cruces; two sisters, Thelma Jean Payne of Enid, Okia., and Carol Ann Enger of McLoud, 0kla.; and three grandchildren, Charles Zachariah Martin, Isaac Wayne Agan and Raymond Heath Mackey. He was preceded in death by his parents, Donald Aubrey and Velda Mae Fergason Agan, and a sister, Donna Faye Hedge. Services will be held at the Methodist Church at 2 p.m. Saturday with the Rev. Wayne Sheffield officiating. Interment will follow at Memory Lane Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Gary LcPlatt, Fred Chappel, Jimmie Rogers, Charles Shirley, Robbie Robertson and Lloyd Lewis. Memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Silver City, or the American Heart Association, in care of Curtis-Bright Funeral Home, P.O. Box 4045, Silver City, 88062. Funeral arrangements are by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

White Thomas Tooch Walteragee Ida Ferguson Agee, 62, died Saturday at the Blue Ridge Hospital in Charlottesville, Va., a victim of cancer. She was the wife of Maj. Gen. Sam W. Agee Jr., United States Air Force retired, formerly of Silver City. In addition to 'her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Susan Agee Kunda of St. David, Pa., and Amanda Agee of Fuchon, China. Also surviving is one sister, Carol Ferguson Hester of Roswell, Ga.; and four brother Don and Robert Ferguson of Roswell, Ga., Edwin E. Ferguson of Ambler, Pa., and William Ferguson of Perkiomenville, Pa. Funeral services Were held today at the Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Greenwood, Va. The family suggests that, instead of flowers, contributions be made to the American Cancer Society, Charlottesville, Va. 22901.

AGEE Ida Ferguson Agee, 62, died Saturday at the Blue Ridge Hospital in Charlottesville, Va., a victim of cancer. She was the wife of Maj. Gen. Sam W. Agee Jr., United States Air Force retired, formerly of Silver, City. In addition to 'her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Susan Agee Kunda of St. David, Pa., and Amanda Agee of Fuchon, China. Also surviving is one sister, Carol Ferguson Hester of Roswell, Ga.; and four brother~ Don and Robert Ferguson of Roswell, Ga., Edwin E. Ferguson of Ambler, Pa., and William Ferguson of Perkiomenville, Pa. Funeral services Were held today at the Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Greenwood, Va. The family suggests that, instead of flowers,
contributions be made to the American Cancer Society, Charlottesville, Va. 22901.

Funeral services for Jackson Agee, former Silver Cittian, who died at the home of his daughter in Bakersfield, Calif., May 4, Were held Monday at the Cox Mortuary Chapel at 5p.m., Rev. Fred Darley officiating. The deceased, a member of the Masonic Lodge, was accorded graveside services at the Silver City Masonic Cemetery by members of the local Lodge. Bearers were Don Lusk, C. B. Munroe. Carl Fryrriire, M. S. Candlelio B. Stratton and Jack Borenstein. Jackson Agee was born in Missouri June 15 1868, the son of James Fredrick and Minerva Jackson. He came to Silver City about 50 years ago and became engaged in a partnership operating a drug store. At the time of the founding of the Silver City National Bank he became its president and served in that Capacity until 1924. He founded here, with a brother, Sam Agee, the Agee Drug Store, a firm which, still bears the family name. In late years he had been in business In Tucumcari. Survivors Include two daughters, Mrs. Eleanor Virden of Bakersfield, Calif.; Mrs. Mary Carry, Graham, Tex.; one son, Fred F, Agee, Odessa, Tex.; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Culberson, Separ, N. M. and Mrs. Thomas Lowe of Los Angeles; three brothers, Russell, Eugene and James Agee, all of California, and four grandchildren.

John Russell Agee, 88, a former resident of Silver City, and a brother 'of two pioneer citizens, the late Jackson Agee and Sam Agee, died the past week in Los Angeles. He was a retired business man Funeral services and burial took place in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale. John Russell Agee, 88, a former resident of Silver City, and a brother 'of two pioneer citizens, the late Jackson Agee and Sam Agee, died the past week in Los Angeles. He was a retired businessman. Funeral services and burial took place in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale.

Word was received by friends in City Tuesday of the death In Washington, D. C, of Mrs. Mary Agee, wife of Major General Walter Agee. U. S. Air Force (Ret.). Funeral services were to be held in Washington with burial there. Since his retirement, General Agee and family have made their home in the National capital. Word was received by friends in City Tuesday of the death In Washington, D. C, of Mrs. Mary Agee, wife of Major General Walter Agee. U. S. Air Force (Ret.). Funeral services were to be held in Washington with burial there. Since his retirement, General Agee and family have made their home in the National capital.

Agee Sam W. Agee, a retired U.S. Air Force major general and Silver City native, died Sunday in Philadelphia after a long illness. He was born Sept. 21, 1912 and raised in Silver City, the son of Sam W. and Gertrude Robertson Agee. He attended the New Mexico Military Institute. After a distinguished career in the Air Force he returned as its superintendent, a position he held from 1963-71. He was the first alumnus to become superintendent of NMMI. Upon graduation from the U.S. Military Academy in 1937, Agee was assigned to the field artillery and later transferred to the Army Air Corps, the forerunner of today's Air Force. He was shot down in North Africa in World War II while leading a bombing raid and was captured by the Germans. While being transferred to a prisoner of war camp in Germany he escaped. He was a POW for nine months. General Agee was director of operations for the Air Force at the time of his retirement from the service. He was awarded the Legion of Merit and the Purple Heart in addition to other military honors. He held the rating of command pilot. General Agee was preceded in death by his wife, Ida Ferguson Agee. His survivors include three daughters, Amanda D. Agee of New York City, Susan Agee Kunda of Wayne, Pa. and Pamela D. Agee of Hawaii, and five grandchildren. A son, Robertson, is deceased. Memorial services were held Wednesday at the Gladwyne Presbyterian Church in Gladwyne, Pa. Another service is scheduled for Friday at the Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Greenwood, Va. Mrs. Agee is buried in the Greenwood cemetery, where the general's ashes will be interred. Memorial services will be held at NMMI after the cadets return from summer vacation. General Agee observed his 80th birthday in September 1992 in Silver City with family and longtime friends from the area and from around the country. His older brother, Walter, now deceased, was also a major general in the Air Force.

According to word received here from his sister Eleanor Virden, Fred J. Agee died March 25 in Odessa, Texas. Mr. Agee was born in Silver City April 24, 1900, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jackson Agee, prominent early residents of Silver City. In 1930 Mr. Agee married Prudence Pigman In Las Cruces. They moved to Odessa in 1939. He was a member of the original planning commission of Odessa and in 1956 was voted boss of the year. The deceased was a member of the Presbyterian Church. Masonic and Elks Lodges, and the Shrine. He was an associate of the Fred Postelle Drilling Co. Besides his wife he is survived by two sisters. Elinor Virden, 1929 D. Street, Bakersfield, California, and Mary McLaughlin. Ft. Worth, Texas. According to word received here from his sister Elinor Virden, Fred J. Agec died March 25 in Odessa. Texas. Mr. Agee was born in Silver City April 24, 1900, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jackson Agee, prominent early residents of Silver City. In 1930 Mr. Agee married Prudence Pigman In Las Cruces. They moved to Odessa in 1939. He was a member of the original planning commission of Odessa and in 1956 was voted boss of the year. The deceased was a member of the Presbyterian church. Masonic and Elks Lodges, and the Shrine. He was an associate of the Fred Postelle Drilling Co. Besides his wife he is survived by two sisters. Elinor Virden, 1929 D. Street, Bakersfield, California, and Mary McLaughlin. Ft. Worth, Texas.

AGNEW Robert L. Agnew, 66, a longtime resident of Cliff, entered life eternal Friday at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born April 26, 1930, in Lamesa, Texas. He was a retired teacher and coach of Brownwood High in Brownwood, Texas. Mr. Agnew was a Korean War veteran, having served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was a past president of the local Farm Bureau chapter. Visitation was held Sunday afternoon at Baca's Funeral Chapels. A funeral service will he held this afternoon at 2 at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Cliff with the Rev. David Goble officiating. Interment will follow at Mesa Cemetery in Gila. Survivors include his wife of 45 years, Mary Agnew of the home; his mother, Maggie Agnew of Seminole, Texas; three sons, B.J. Agnew and his wife, Gaylene, of Gila, Craig Agnew and his wife, Margaret, of Bartlett, Texas, and Barry Agnew of Cliff; a daughter, Brenda Jones, and her husband, Max Jones, of Coleman, Texas; a sister, Ruby Hollis of Seminole; and six grandchildren. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Dolores C. Arguello, 40, died in Tucson, Ariz., Thursday, April 28, following an extended illness. Mrs. Arguello was born in Santa Rita, and had lived in Grant County all of her life; She worked at the Beauty Inn as a beautician for a number of years. She is survived by her husband. Elfido Arguello, son Aaron Abel and a step-son Dale E. Arguello all of Arenas Valley, her mother, Mrs. Arquelira Contreras of. Arenas Valley, five sisters, Mrs. Elena Arellano of Silver City. Mrs. Elvira Curvas of Galveston, Tex., Esther Martinez, of Albq., N.M., Mrs. Alice Anaya of Madrid, Spain, and Miss Mary Lou Contreras of Albq., N.M. Also surviving her are four brothers Daniel Contreras of El Paso, Tex., Joe Contreras of Central. Frank Contreras of Morgantown. W. Virginia and Sam Contreras of Las Cruces. Memorial services for Mrs. Dolores C. Arguello were held Monday. May 2, at the Curtis Bright Funeral chapel with Mr. Pablo Hernandez of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses conducting the services. Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 3, at the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel with Rev. Dick Ross of the First Baptist Church officiating. Interment followed in Memory Lane Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Samuel Contreras, Joe Contreras, Dale E. Arguello, Johnny. Arguello, Eliud Arguello and Frank Areflano.

Mrs. Anastacia Ruiz Aguilar, 68, of San Lorenzo, died Tuesday at Las Vegas, N. M. She was the widow of Jesus Z. Aguilar, who recently preceded her in death; Mrs. Aguilar was a native of Sonora, Mex. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Virginia Sandoval of Vanadium; a son, Richard Aguilar of Mt. Hebron Calif.; two grandchildren, and two sisters, Mrs. Patrocina Carillo and Miss EulalIa Ruiz of Silver City Funeral Mass was read Friday at the San Lorenzo Catholic Church, with the Rev. Fr. F. Nieset officiating. Burial was made in the San Lorenzo Cemetery.

AGUILAR Visitation for Ruben Galindo Aguilar, 35, of Deming, will be at 4 p.m. Tuesday at Baca's Funeral chapel where the prayer vigil will be held at, 7. The funeral liturgy will be at lO a.m. Wednesday at St Ann's Catholic Church Burial will follow, at Mountain. View Cemetery. Aguilar died Thursday. at Memorial Medical Center in Las Cruces. Survivors include his wife Gloria Aguilar children Roy, Gary and Crystal Parra of Las Cruces; mother, er Lilia Angular; of Deming and brother Tony Aguilar of Deming.

Aguilar Elisa A. Aguilar, 68, died Tuesday in Silver City. Miss Aguilar was a communicant of St. Vincent's de Paul Catholic Church and a member of the Silver City Senior Citizens. She is survived by two sisters, Elvira Correa and Matilda Madrid, both of Silver City and one brother, Conrado Aguilar, also of Silver City. Rosary recitation was held Thursday at 730 p.m. in the Curtis Bright Chapel. Mass of the Resurrection was celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Vincent's with Father Miguel Macaya officiating. Interment followed in the Silver City Catholic Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Dickie Madrid, Danny Aguilar, Robert Peru, Daniel Correa, Gene Torres and Frank Granado. Arrangements by Curtis Bright.

AGUILAR Josephine Vasquez Aguilar passed away Wednesday, April 30, at Hill Crest Nursing Home I Butte, Mont. She was born June 25, 1925, in Santa Rita Mrs. Aguilar enjoyed garage sales and shopping with her daughters. She also enjoyed being around her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and the time she spent visiting with her daughter and friends. She was preceded in death by her hw band, Gonzalo B. Aguila She is survived by her 1 daughters and sons-in-law Elva, and Manuel Bocanegi of Deland, Calif., Linc Burch of Butte, Viol Aguilar of Butte, Esther ar Leo Mares of Hobbs, Mai Ann and Gilbert Duran Butte, Thelma and Adril Serna of Dillon, Mont Rosella Johnson of Butt' Rebecca Aguilar and E Freeman of Butte, Naor and Bobby Olivas of Greley, Colo., Barbara ar Andy Janhunen of Butte, ar Virginia and Anselni Sepulveda of Butte; and hi brothers and sisters, Frar Vasquez, Rudy Vasque Ruben Vasquez, Erlinda Rodriguez and Cecila Jenmings. She is also survived by 39 grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and relatives Ruben Vasquez Ji Mary Alice and Lupe Jonc and Jimmy Jones and Ni Rios. Funeral services we conducted Monday, May Mass of Christian burial w celebrated in St. Joseph Church. Interment was Holy Cross Cemetery Butte.

Aguilar Librada A. Aguilar, 71, died Tuesday, March 18, in Hillcrest General Hospital. Miss Aguilar was born in San Lorenzo and had been a life long resident of Grant County where she was a communicant of Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Silver City and a member of the Silver City Senior Citizens Club. She is survived by three sisters, Elisa Aguilar, Elvira Correa and Matilda Madrid all of Silver City, a brother Conrado Aguilar of Silver City and numerous nieces and nephews. Rosary recitation was held Thursday, March 20, at 8 p.m. at the Curtis-Bright Chapel. Mass of the Resurrection was held Friday at 10 a.m. at Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Monsignor A. James Milano officiating at both services. Burial followed in the Silver City Catholic Cemetery.

Aguilar Luis A. Aguilar, 45, died here Sept. 30 Mr. Aguilar had been a resident for the past 20 years. He was a retired miner from the Empire Zinc Mine. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Rosa O. Aguilar; four sons, Luis Jr., Apolonio, Arturo and Patricio; two daughters, Miss. Emilia Aguilar and Mrs. Eva Bustillos, all of Silver City. Also surviving are five brothers, Jose of El Paso, Lorenzo, Leopaldo, Ernesto and Abraham of Juarez.; three sisters, Mrs. Amparo Mar, Mrs. Carmen Morales, Mrs. Ma De Jesus Romero, all of Juarez; and his mother, Mrs. Alexandra Aguilar, also of Juarez. Rosary was said in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel Friday at 730p.m.; burial Mass was recited in St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church at 10 a.m. Saturday, with the interment following in the Catholic Cemetery. The Rev. Fr. A. James Milano officiated. Casket bearers were Joe Aguilar, Abraham Aguilar, Leopoldo, Aguilar, Ernesto Aguilar, Henry Ortiz and Mike Garcia.

Aguilar Death the past week claimed Lydia V. Aguiolar, year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gonzalo Aguilar of Silver City. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, the Rev. Fr. R.A. Vonder Haar officiating. Burial took place in the Catholic cemetery under the direction of the Cox Mortuary. Surviving besides the parents are seven sisters. Aguilar Death the past week claimed Lydia V. Aguiolar, year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gonzalo Aguilar of Silver City. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, the Rev. Fr. R.A. Vonder Haar officiating. Burial took place in the Catholic cemetery under the direction of the Cox Mortuary. Surviving besides the parents are seven sisters.

Aguilar; Rafael Aguilar, 46, resident of 414 Santa Rosa St. died at Mimbres Memorial Hospital. He was born March 5, 1938 in Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico and came to Deming in 1972. He was a member of the local Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses and was a custodian at Mimbres Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. Paul Hernandez presided and interment followed at Mountain View Cemetery. Survivors include his wife, Martha Aguilar of the home and a son, Dan Aguilar. Pallbearers were Frank Gastelum, Manny Aguilar, Peewee Newton, Todd Rose, Joe Prieto and ALberto Garza. Baca's Wheeler Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.

Aguilar Rodolpho A. Aguilar, 30, a Silver City resident for the last 11 years, entered life eternal Sunday at his home in Silver City. He was born July 13, 1961. Mr. Aguilar was a member of the Catholic Church, and was a construction worker. Cremation will be by Baca's Mimbres Crematorium. A memorial service will be held ata later date. Survivors include his wife, Ruth Aguilar of Silver City; and a son, Rodolpho Aguilar Jr., and a stepson, Jory Torrez,both of Silver City. He is also survived by his mother, Esperansa Nieves of El Paso, Texas; two brothers, Armando and Juan Aguilar both of El Paso; and two sisters, Amparo and Mirium Aguilar, also of El Paso. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Mrs. Frances R. Aguilar 50, of Bayard passed away last Thursday at Hillcrest hospital She was a lifelong resident of Grant County. Survivors 'are her husband, Rosendo Aguilar Bayard; four daughters Mrs. Leonardo Torres, Santa Rita; Mrs Emma and Miss Rosie Aguilar of Bayard and Mrs. Lydia Sandoval of Hollwood CA.; two 'sons, Alieso Aguilar of Bayard~ and Ernesto Aguilar U.S. Army, who flew home to attend the services from his station in France; two sisters; Mrs. Antoniø Mildan, Bayard and Mrs. Soledad Maldonado of Hanover; one brother, Alberto Rodriquez Lorenzo; and four grandchildren Rosary services were held Monday evening at the Curtis Mortuary chapel Mass was said at 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. Vincent' de Paul Catholic Church, with burial in the Catholic cemetery.

Aguilera Visitation for Emmaline H. Aguilera, 81, of Columbus will be 4-7 p.m. Monday at Baca's Funeral Chapel. The prayer vigil will begin at 7 p.m. Mass of the Resurrection win be at noon Tuesday at St. Ann's Catholic Church. Concluding services and interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. Arrangements are by Baca's Funeral Chapel in Deming. She was born Feb. 9, 1918 in Dwyhee, Nev., and was a homemaker. She is survived by her husband Aguilera of Columbus.

AGUILERA Natalia Alvo Teran Aguilera, 93, a resident of Silver City Care Center in Silver City for the past 10 years, died Saturday, Dec. 28. Visitation was from 3-430 p.m. Monday at Baca's Funeral Chapels. Rosary ser- vices followed at 6 at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, led by Mr. Richard Rodriguez. The funeral liturgy was to be celebrated at 2 this afternoon at Our Lady of Fatima Church, with Father Paulus Kao officiating. The rite of committal and internment followed at the Vanadium Cemetery, where most of her family is buried. Mrs. Aguilera was born Dec. 1, 1909, in Vanadium to Eufemio and Juanita (Montoya) Alvo, She lived in Vanadium, Bayard and Hurley, and for five years in Deming before entering the Silver City Care Center in 1992. She married Apolonio C. Teran in 1934 and after his death, in 1962. She married Cosme Aguilera of Hurley in 1966. She is survived by four sons, Reynaldo Teran and wife, Luz, of Tucson, Ariz., Manuel Teran and wife, Leonor, of Deming, Apolonio Teran and wife, Ruth, of Bayard, and Encarnacion Teran and wife, Ramona, of Bayard; daughter, Magdalena Teran-Aguilera of Bayard; and sister, Abelina Valdez of Winkleman, Ariz. She is also survived by 21 grandchildren; 13 great- grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Apolonio and Cosme (1974); two young daughters, Valvina and Maria Luisa; one son, Lorenzo (October 1991); three brothers, Agustin. Jose (November 1963) and Adolfo (April 2002); and one sister, Margarita Alvo Gonzales (October 2001). She was also preceded in death by one grandson, Steven Teran, and two great-granddaughters on Feb. 10, 1990. Casket bearers were Anthony Teran, James Teran, Danny Teran, David Teran, Martin Teran and Manuel Teran. Honorary bearers were the rest other grandkids. En- trusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive. Phone 388-2334.

Aguilera Cosme A. Aguilera of Hurley, a retired employee of the Chino Mines Daguilera Cosme A. Aguilera of Hurley, a retired employee of the Chino Mines DAguilera Elvira Aguilera, 73, a former Silver City resident, entered life eternal Saturday in Anaheim, Calif. She was born Jan. 4, 1919, in Silver City. She was a member of the Catholic Church, and was a homemaker. The prayer vigil will be held Thursday evening at 7 in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. The funeral liturgy will be held Friday morning at 11 at the Hurley Infant Jesus Catholic Church with the Rev. Mike Lindasy officiating. The rite of committal will follow at the Hurley Cemetery, Where she will be laid to rest. Survivors include two sons, Robert Miranda of Anaheim and Johnny Miranda of Fullerton, Calif., two brothers, Juan Serna of Hurley and Samuel Serna of Silver City; a sister, Tila Valenzuela of Hurley; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Casket bearers will be her grandchildren and nephews. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. Aguilera Elvira Aguilera, 73, a former Silver City resident, entered life eternal Saturday in Anaheim, Calif. She was born Jan. 4, 1919, in Silver City. She was a member of the Catholic Church, and was a homemaker. The prayer vigil will be held Thursday evening at 7 in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. The funeral liturgy will be held Friday morning at 11 at the Hurley Infant Jesus Catholic Church with the Rev. Mike Lindasy officiating. The rite of committal will follow at the Hurley Cemetery, Where she will be laid to rest. Survivors include two sons, Robert Miranda of Anaheim and Johnny Miranda of Fullerton, Calif., two brothers, Juan Serna of Hurley and Samuel Serna of Silver City; a sister, Tila Valenzuela of Hurley; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Casket bearers will be her grandchildren and nephews. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Aguilara; Francisco Aguilera, 85 of Deming, died Jan. 8 in Memorial General Hospital in Las Cruces. He was born July 25, 1887 in Guanajuato, Mexico and came to Deming from Bayard in 1951. He retired from Kennecott in 1958 having been steadily employed since 1910. He was a communicant of St. Ann's Catholic Church. The rosary was held Jan. 11 at the Wheeler Mortuary Chapel and Mass of the Christian Burial was held Jan. 12 at St. Ann's Catholic Church with Fr. Mike Macaya officiating. Burial will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. Aguilera is survived by his wife, Josefa C. Aguilera at the home two sons, Francisco C. Aguilera of Phoenix and Francisco P. Aguilera of Silver City; three daughters, Ramona Hermosillo of Peoria, Ariz., Juanita Gutierrez of Deming and Lorenza Avena of Phoenix; one sister, Macaria Baca of Deming; 39 grandchildren; 69 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. The Wheeler Mortuary was in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were Alfredo Medina. Jose Aguilera, Juan Gonzales, Richard Aguilera, Eduardo Hermosillo and Miguel Avena Jr. Honorary pallbearers were Michael Dominguez, Rudy Aguilera, Antonio Cruz and Sam Mendez.

Aguilera Jose Lechuga Che-Che Aguilera, 53, of Bayard died Tuesday at Fort Bayard Medical Center. He was born Dec. 6, 1936 in Faywood and was a lifetime Grant County resident. He was retired from Chino Mines Co., where he worked as a machine operator. He was a parishioner of Our Lady of Fatima Church and was a U.S. Army veteran. Calling hours are today from 2-9 p.m. in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels, where rosary services will be held at 7. Mass of the Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. Friday in Our Lady of Fatima Church with concluding services to follow in Fort Bayard National Cemetery. The Rev. Ricardo Hinojal will officiate. Veterans honors will be accorded by American Legion Allingham-Golding Post No. 18. Survivors include his wife, Magdalena T. Aguilera of Bayard; a brother, Ramon L. Aguilera of Phoenix; a sister, Maria L. Estrada of Central; two uncles, Luis Lechuga and his wife, Delia and Francisco Aguilera and his wife, Cruz; three aunts, Antonia Martinez and her husband, Martin, Manuela Madrid and Simona Lechuga, all of Hurley; three nephews; and numerous cousins. He was preceded in death by a brother, Cosme Aguilera, Jr. Casket bearers will be Manuel Teran, Charlie Alvo, Steve Lechuga, Frank Carbajal, and Danny and Anthony Teran. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

AGUILERA Jose Luis Aguilera, 43, a longtime resident of Playas, entered life eternal Saturday morning at his home. He was born Dec. 18, 1953, in Silver City to Francisco and Cruz (Hernandez) Aguilera. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, and was a lifetime member of the National Rifle Association. He served his country in the Army during the Vietnam era. Visitation will begin at 3 Tuesday afternoon at Baca's Funeral Chapels. The prayer vigil will begin at 7 with Deacon Johnnie Perez reciting the holy rosary. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Wednesday morning at 10 at St. Vincent de Paul Roman Catholic Church with the Rev. Rod Garvey officiating. Interment will follow at the Gila-Mesa Catholic Cemetery in Gila. Survivors include his wife of 23 years, Rosalina HG. Aguilera of the home his parents. Francisco and Cruz H. Aguilera of Silver City; a son, Jose G. Aguilera Jr. of Playas; and eight sisters, Deola Quintero, Rita Medina and her husband, Alfred, Frances Dominguez and her husband, Michael, Mary Binder and her husband, Alma Gomez and her husband, Henry, and Alice Chavez, all of Silver City, Eva Bravo and her husband, Tim, of Las Cruces, and Linda Sanchez and her husband, Danny, of Gallup. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Casket bearers will be Bobby Gomez, Rick Warner, John Acosta, Bobby McDonald, Manuel Marquez and Ernie Cisneros. Honorary bearers are Alfred and Junior Medma, Robert McDonald and Danny Sanchez. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Aguilera Raul C. Aguilera, 62, a Deming resident, died Friday in the Mimbres Memorial Hospital in Deming. Visitation was today at 2 p.m. in Baca's Funeral Chapels. The rosary will be this evening at 730 and Mass of the Christian burial will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. at St. Ann's Catholic Church with the Augustinian Recollects officiating. Interment will follow in Mountain View Cemetery. He was born June 3, 1927, in Silver City and was a foreman at the cotton gin in Deming. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving during World War II. He was a longtime Deming resident and was a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church. He is survived by four sons, Eloy Aguilera, Raul Aguilera and Jessie Aguilera, all of Deming and Eddie Aguilera of Phoenix, Ariz.; five daughters, Geraldine A.Perez, Yolanda S. Aguilera, Sylvia Ramirez and Margaret Gonzales, all of Deming, and Linda Chavez Guatemo of Mexico; two brothers, Neto Aguilera of Silver City and Ernesto Aguilera of Hurley; and 11 grandchildren. Baca's Funeral Chapels is in charge of arrangements.

Aguilera Soledad Aguilera, 57, a resident of Lordsburg, died Tuesday at Gila Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Baca's Heather Funeral Chapel in Lordsburg.

AGUILERA Frank R Aguilera, 59, a former Lordsburg resident, passed away at his Horne in Redlands, Calif., Wednesday, July 3. The vigil service will be held this evening at 7.30 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Lordsburg and the funeral liturgy will be celebrated there Tuesday morning at 10. The Rev. Benito Suen will officiate. Concluding rites and interment will follow at Shakespere Cemetery. He was born Oct. 23, 1936, in Lordsburg to Pablo Aguilefa and Maria Raiflos, and was a member of the Catholic Church. He was a restaurant cook and had moved to Lordsburg 3 years ago. Survivors include his wife, Carmen, of Redlands two brothers, Jose Aguilera of Las Cruces and Pablo Ramirez of San Manuel, Ariz.; and three sisters, Lazara Sara Villalba of Phoenix, Liiisa Hernandcz of San Diego and Rita Marquez of Redkmd. Entrusted 10 the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels of Deming.

AGUILERA Manuel Aguilera, 76, a resident of Hurley, entered eternal rest Sunday at his home surrounded by his family. He was born, Dec. 20, 1919, in Deming, the son of Jesus and Chonita Aguilera. `Ho served in the Army during World War H as a tank mechanic, recievingsevera1 awards for his participation in the Ardennes, Rhineland, and Central Europe campaigns. Upon returning home, be went to work for Chino Mines until his retirement in 1975. In retirement devoted himself to his grandchildren and his Pastimes of' hunting, fishing and camping. He is survived by his wife, of 57 years, Josic Aguilera; his sons, Manny Aguilcra of Pico Rivera, Calif., and Gilbert Aguilein of Riverside, Calif.; and two daughters, Yolanda Gonzales and her husband, Patricio, of, Las Cruces, and Thelma Salcido and her husband, Roul of Hurley, He is also survived by his grandchildren Carlos, Chris, and Benigna Salcido, Monica and Jennifer, Gonzales, Michelle Vasqucz, Yvonne Madrid and Angela and Erica Arguilera and five great-grandchildren. He was proceeded in death by his brother, Sisto Aguilera, and his sister, Deloras Rodriquez. Visitaiion will be held at 630 pm at the Infant Jesus Church in Hurley followed by the prayer vigil at 7. The mass of the resurrection will be celebrated Thursday afternoon at 1pm at the same church. Burial will follow at Bayard National Cemetery with veterans honor accorded by the area veteran groups. Serving as casket bearers will be Benigna, Carlos and Chris Salcido, Joe and Carlos Lucero, Chero Chavario and Lawrence Aguilera. Honorary pallbearers are his many friends and family. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

AGUIRRE Arturo A. Aguirre, 81, a resident of Silver City, entered into eternal rest Sunday, July 25, at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born Jan. 1, 1918, in El Paso, Texas, to Carlos and Zenaida (Andazola) Aguirre. He was employed as a chauffeur at the Fort Bayard Veterans Hospital and. retired in 1963. He served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II and was a communicant at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. He is survived by his wife, Luz Aguirre of Silver City; two sons, Arturo Aguirre Jr. of Silver City, and Thomas Aguirre and his companion, Eva Grijalva, of Silver City; and a daughter, Zenaida, and her husband, Richard D. Rivera, of Las Cruces. Also surviving are 11 grandchild- dren and 16 great-grandchildren. Calling hours will be from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at Baca's Funeral Chapels with the prayer vigil beginning at 7. Deacon Bill Holguin will recite the holy rosary. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Thursday at 10 a.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Father Rod Nichols officiating. The rite of committal and burial will follow at the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Cemetery. Veterans honors will be accorded by local veterans groups. Casket bearers will be his godson, Rudy Murillo, Manuel, Mike, Reyes, Adolfo and Willie Andazola, and Julio Chavez. Honorary bearers are all his compadres, grandchildren, great- grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive. Phone 388 2334.

AGUIRRE Infant Jonathan Andrew Aguirre, 1-day-old son of Jesusita M. Aguirre, died Sunday in Bernalillo County Medical Center in Albuquerque. He was born Saturday in Gila Regional Medical Center in Silver City. He is survived by his mother; one brother, Joe Aguirre of Central; and his maternal grandparents, Mr. and. 'rs. Juan Aguirre Sr., also of Central; and by several aunts and uncles. Graveside services will be held Wednesday morning at 10 in the Fierro Cemetery in Fierro with Deacon Johnnie Perez officiating. Arrangements are by the Wheeler Funeral Home.

AGUIRRE Juan A Aguirre, 89, a resident of Santa Clara, entered Into eternal rest Monday, Sept. 28, at Fort Bayard Medical Center. He was born Feb. 22, 1909, in Kelly, N.M. He married Manuela Sanchez Molinar on Oct. 15, 1938, and of this marriage were born 15 children. He was a resident of Fierro for 65 years prior to moving to Santa Clara. He retired from the Continental Mine as a miner and was a communicant of Santa Clara Catholic Church. His hobbies were hunting and riding horses. Calling hours will be from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at Baca's Funeral Chapels, where the prayer vigil will begin at 7. The Santa Clara Funeral Ministry will be recited the rosary. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Friday at 11a.m. at the Santa Clara Catholic Church wit Father Michael Lindsay officiating. The rite of committal and burial will follow at the Fierro Cemetery. He is survived by three sons, Juan Aguirre, and his wife Vangie, of Fierro, Jose Aguirre and his wife Martha of Hanover and Vangie, of Fierro, Jose Aguirre and his Martha, of Hanover, and Manuel Aguirre and his wife, Corine, of Santa Clara; and eight daughters, Frances Luera and her husband, Alyano Elena Milo and husband, Manuel, Lupe Baeza and her husband, Manuel, and Martha Garcia and her husband, Agustin, all of Deming, Julie Villalobos and her husband, Benito, of Bayard, and Carmen Torrez and her husband, Manuel, Olivia Aguirre and Jessie Aguirre, all of Santa Clara. He is also survived by 51 grandchildren, 73 great-grandchildren and one great great grandchild. He was preceded in death by his mother, Patricia Aguirre; his wife, Manueia Aguirre; a son, David Aguirre; two grandsons, Gilbert Aguirre and Alvino Luera Jr.; a great-granddaughter, Melissa Almanza; a great-grandson, Izia Galvadon; a nephew, Tony Aguirre; and a brother, Refugio Aguirre. Casket bearers will be Vicente Baeza, Mark Aguirre, Manuel A. Baeza Jr., Armando Milo, Jimmy Garcia and Benito Villalobos Jr. Honorary bearers are Michael Aguirre, Raymond. Miranda, Anthony Aguirre, Stevie Torrez Jason Torrez, Manuel Aguirré Jr., The Aguirre Jr., Bobby Villalobos, Manuel Milo Jr., Tommy Garcia, Paul Garcia, David Baeza, Eddie Baeza and David Aguirre. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive.

Lance Corporal Carlos C. Aguirre, 20, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arturo Aguirre, Silver City, was killed in action Feb. 24, while on duty with the 26th Marine Division In Vietnam. Aguirre had just returned to duty after suffering a minor wound in the hand from mortar fire on Feb. 11, near Quang Tri. Aguirre s parents were notified of his death through officials of the Marine Corps Training Center at El Paso.

Mrs. Patricia M Aguirre, 91, who had resided in Fierro for 55 years, died Dec. 7 in the Deming Hospital, where she had been a patient. She was born in Mexico. Survivors are two sons, Juan Aguirre of Fierro, and Refugio Aguirre of Deming; 22 grandchildren, and 19 great grandchildren. Rosary services were held at 730 p.m. Sunday at the Curtis Mortuary Chapel with mass at 930a.m, Monday in the Fierro Catholic Church, with the Rev. Fr. Jose Ascon officiating. Burial was In the Fierro cemetery. Mrs. Patricia M Aguirre, 91, who had resided in Fierro for 55 years, died Dec. 7 in the Deming Hospital, where she had been a patient. She was born in Mexico. Survivors are two sons, Juan Aguirre of Fierro, and Refugio Aguirre of Deming; 22 grandchildren, and 19 great grandchildren. Rosary services were held at 730 p.m. Sunday at the Curtis Mortuary Chapel with mass at 930a.m, Monday in the Fierro Catholic Church, with the Rev. Fr. Jose Ascon officiating. Burial was In the Fierro cemetery.

Aguirre Aguirre Albert C. Angel Aguirre, 40, a resident of North Hollywood, Calif., entered eternal rest Feb. 16 at Century City Hospital in Los Angeles. He was born Sept. 22, 1953, in Silver City, and has been employed as a lead loan processor for Weyerhawser Mortgage Co. in Woodland Hills, Calif. He attended St. Charles Boromeo Catholic Church in North Hollywood, CA, where a vigil service was held Monday, Feb. 21, with the Rev. Stece Woodland officiating. Survivors include his parents, Arturo and Luz Aguirre of Silver City; a sister, Zenaida A. Rivera, and her husband, Richard of Las Cruces; and two brothers, Tommy Aguirre and Arthur Aguirre Jr. both of Silver City. He is also survived by several uncles, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by a brother, Charles C. Killer Aguirre, in 1968. Cremation was entrusted to the care of Abbott & Hast Funeral Home in Los Angeles.

Aguirre Rosary services for David M. Aguirre, 20 were held August 21, ??

Aguirre Gilbert Duran Aguirre, 29, a lifelong Grant County resident, entered eternal rest early Tuesday morning at his home in Central. He was born July 31, 1961, in Silver City. Mr. Aguirre was a member of the Catholic Church, and the New Mexico Army National Guard. The vigil service will be held tonight at 7 in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels with Deacon Johnny Perez officiating. The funeral liturgy service will be held Friday morning at 1030 in Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard with the Rev. Mike Lindsay officiating. The committal rite service will follow in the Fierro Cemetery, where he will be laid to rest. Veteran s honors will be accorded by the Army National Guard. Survivors include his wife, Sandra Aguirre of Central; one son, Gilbert John Aguirre of Central, and Gabrielle Aguirre, also of Central; his parents, Joe and Martha Aguirre of Fierro; his paternal grandparents, Juan and Manuela Aguirre; his maternal grandmother, Mary Duran; two brothers, Joe Aguirre of Bayard and Mark Aguirre of Fierro; and four sisters, Barbara Dominguez of Central, Patty Macias of Bayard, Lupe De La Torre of Tucson, Ariz., and Socorro Torrez of Bayard. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Casket bearers will be members of the National Guard. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

AGUIRRE Hope Aguirre 42, a former resident of Central, entered into eternal rest Saturday in Las Vegas, Nev. The prayer vigil will be held Friday evening at 7 at Baca's Funeral Chapels with Deacon Johnnie Perez reciting the rosary. The funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday at 10 in the morning at Santa Clara Catholic Church in Central with the Rev. Jon Alexander officiating. Concluding services and burial will follow at the Cliff-Gun Mesa Cemetery. A full obituary will appear in Friday s paper. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Chapels.

Aguirre Manuela M. Aguirre, 70, a resident of Central, entered life eternal Friday at Hacienda de Salud. She was born June 17, 1921, in Mimbres. Mrs. Aguirre was a homemaker and member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic church. Calling hours will be from 2-7 p.m. Monday in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels, where the prayer vigil will be held at 7. The funeral liturgy will be held Tuesday morning at 10 in Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church with the Rev. Paulus Kao officiating. The rite of committal will follow in the Fierro Cemetery where she will be laid to rest. Survivors include her husband, Juan Aguirre of Central; three sons, Juan Aguirre Jr. of Fierro, Jose Aguirre Sr. of Bayard, and Manuel Aguirre Sr. of Deming; and seven daughters, Elena Milo, Lupe Baeza and Martha Garcia of Deming, Julia Villalobos of Bayard, and Carmen Torrez, Olivia Araiza and Jessie Aguirre of Central. She is also survived by 47 grandchildren and 47 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, David Aguirre, in 1974, a brother, Ysidro Molinar, in 1986, and a grandson, Gilbert Aguirre, in 1991. Casket bearers will be her grandsons, Michael Aguirre, Joe Aguirre Jr., Vicente Baeza, Manuel Milo Jr., Ben Villalobos and David Baeza. Honorary bearers are other grandsons, Manuel Aguirre Jr., Stevie Torrez, and Joe Anthony Aguirre. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Aguirre Mercedes Aguirre, 74, a Santa Ana, Calif., homemaker and a former Grant County resident, died Friday, June 25. Services were held Tuesday, June 29, at Our Lady of the Pillar Church in Santa Ana. Burial followed at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Rowland Heights, Calif. Mrs. Aguirre is survived by her husband, Edward; her daughters, Margaret Placencio of Silver City, Guadalupe Aguirre of Phoenix and Maria Elena Aguirre and Maria Elizabeth Borbolla of Santa Ana; her sons, Marcos Aguirre, Pedro Antonio Gonzales and Juan Antonio Gonzales, all of Henderson, Nevada, and Eddie Joe Gonzales of Santa Ana; her sisters, Amelia Garcia of Anaheim, Calif., and Carmelita Martinez of Orange, Calif.; her brothers, Frank Gonzales of Whittier, Calif., and Rudolfo Enriquez of Albuquerque; 29 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Aguirre Refugio Cuco Aguirre, 81, a resident of Deming, died Saturday. He was raised in Fierro and lived there for many years. He is survived by four sons, Antonio, Eleno, Refugio Aguirre Jr. and Roman Aguirre, all of Deming; seven daughters, Frances Luera, Jessie Bencomo, Maria Aguirre, Susanna Lopez, Patricia Salaiz, Paula Denogean and Cecilia Renteria, all of Deming; 31 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; one brother, Juan Aguirre Sr. of Central; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margarita R. Aguirre, in May 1987; and by his mother, Patricia M. Aguirre, in December 1962. Rosary services will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Baca's Wheeler Chapels in Deming. Mass of the Christian burial will be in St. Ann s Catholic Church in Deming at 10 a.m. Wednesday. Burial will follow in the Mountain View Cemetery in Deming.

Mrs. Juanita L. Agulera, 54 of Hurley, passed away at her home last Thursday, after a brief illness. Survivors are her husband, Cosme Aguilera; three sons, Ramon, Jose and Cosine, Jr., daughter, Mary Aguilera; two sisters, Mrs. Antonia Martinez, Hurley; Mrs. Manuela Madrid, Silver City; brother, Lousi Lechuga, Hurley. Rosary services were held Friday at the Curtis Mortuary chapel. Mass was said at 10 am. Saturday at the Hurley Catholic Church, the Rev. Fr. Ramon Estivill officiating. Burial was In the Hurley cemetery.

Ahlm Funeral services for Neil Dee Ahlm, 13, who died February 17 were held Ahlm Funeral services for Neil Dee Ahlm, 13, who died February 17 were held Ahrens Doreen Wofford Ahrens, 20, died Saturday in an automobile accident in Las Cruces. Mrs. Ahrens was born in Silver City on April 28, 1961, the daughter of Hurshel and Sally Lou Wofford. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Bayard and was majoring in Early Childhood Development at New Mexico State University. Mrs. Ahrens is survived by her husband, Steven Ahrens of Las Cruces; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hurshel Wofford of Bayard; two sisters, Nancy Helton of Buckeye, Arizona and Terry Hurt of Silver City; one brother, Petty Officer 1st Class Hurshel Wofford, Jr. of Beeville, Texas; her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Wofford of Eagletown; parents-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Ernst H. Ahrens of Casa Grande, Arizona, and Mr. and Mrs. Dee Cole of Bayard. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday in the Curtis-Bright Chapel with the Rev. Francis Roundtree officiating. Interment followed in Memory Lane. Serving as active pallbearers were Captain Robin Crouse, Captain Gene Gent, Sgt. Major Thomas Valadez, Mack Pattarozzi, Ronald Wofford and Richard Helton. Honorary pallbearers were Petty Officer 1st Class Hurshel Wofford, Jr., Jerry Hurt and Albert Gavaldon. Arrangements by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Ahrens Doreen Wofford Ahrens, 20, died Saturday in an automobile accident in Las Cruces. Mrs. Ahrens was born in Silver City on April 28, 1961, the daughter of Hurshel and Sally Lou Wofford. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Bayard and was majoring in Early Childhood Development at New Mexico State University. Mrs. Ahrens is survived by her husband, Steven Ahrens of Las Cruces; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hurshel Wofford of Bayard; two sisters, Nancy Helton of Buckeye, Arizona and Terry Hurt of Silver City; one brother, Petty Officer 1st Class Hurshel Wofford, Jr. of Beeville, Texas; her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Wofford of Eagletown; parents-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Ernst H. Ahrens of Casa Grande, Arizona, and Mr. and Mrs. Dee Cole of Bayard. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday in the Curtis-Bright Chapel with the Rev. Francis Roundtree officiating. Interment followed in Memory Lane. Serving as active pallbearers were Captain Robin Crouse, Captain Gene Gent, Sgt. Major Thomas Valadez, Mack Pattarozzi, Ronald Wofford and Richard Helton. Honorary pallbearers were Petty Officer 1st Class Hurshel Wofford, Jr., Jerry Hurt and Albert Gavaldon. Arrangements by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Santiago Ailers, 61, of Central succumbed yesterday at his home in Central. Funeral arrangements are pending with Cox Mortuary.

AIMO Helen Margaret Aimo, born Sept. 14, 1898, in Quincy, Mich., died Monday, June 14, in Phoenix. She is survived by four children, six grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grand-children. She was a retired registered nurse, known as Franga to family and friends. Immediate survivors are John Aimo and wife, Sandra, of Burnet, Texas, Barbara Williams of Cave Creek, Ariz., Joe Aimo and wife, Nita Rae, of Lewisville, Texas, and Florence Hopson and husband, Hal, of Bayard. A memorial service was held June 19 in Carefree, Ariz.

AINSWORTH Louis Charles Ainsworth, 64, died in Albuquerque Friday. Mr. Ainsworth was horn in Lancaster N H and served in the U.S. Air Force from 1942-46, He had been a resident of Silver City for about seven years and was sales manager for the KMart Automotive Department and was working for K-mart in Albuquerque at he time of his death. He attended the Calvary Baptist Church in Silver City and was an active member of he American Legion. Aingham Golding Post To. 18. He is survived by his rife, Mary Helen Aimsworth of Silver City; one daughter. Sue Bennett of Silver City; four suns, Steve Ainsworth and his wife Kim, Dick Ainsworth, Gary Ainsworth and his wife Betty and Terry Ainsworth all of Las Vegas, Nev. ; one sister, Mary Smith of Lubbock, Texas; one sister-in-law, Doris Ainsworth of Manchester; three brothers, Joe Moisen and his wife, Julia, Charles L. Ainsworth and his wife Eileen, and Herbie Aimsworth, all of Manchester; 15 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. There will be a visitation tonight at 7 and services will be at 2p.m. Tuesday in the Wheeler Funeral home chapel with the Rev. Michael West officiating. Interment will follow in the Fort Bayard National cemetery the American Legion Allingham-Golding post No. 18 Conducting military honors. Serving as pallbearers will be George Rowley, Tim Hernandez, George Brown, Cleve Simpson, Frank Moser and L. Moser. Honorary pallbearers will he Steve Ainsworth, Dick Ainsworth, Gary Aimsworth, Joe Torres, Alfredo P Corral and Archie Jackson. Funeral arrangements are by the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

Akers Former Bayard Pastor Richard D. Akers, 43, died in Terre Haute, Ind., July 4. Funeral services were held in Scottsdale, Pa.

Alary; Juanita Alary of Lordsburg died in Silver City. Funeral services were held May 9. She is survived by two daughters, Florence Doeskin of Norman, Okla. and Mary Salak of New Hampshire; one son, Al Alary of Hemet, Calif. and one sister, Clarita Quinterro of Gallup. Arrangements by the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

Miguel Alatamoreno, 84, a retired employee of the Southern Pacific Railway, died Sunday. He had resided in Fierro for the past five years. Surviving are three Nieces Mass was said Monday at 9 a m at the Fierro Catholic church, the Rev Frr? Jose Azeon officiating. Burial was in the Fierro cemetery under the direction of Curtis mortuary.

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Mrs May ALBA Oscar Martinez Alba, 31, of Lordsburg passed away Tuesday, July 27. The family will receive friends from 6-7 this evening at St. Joseph Catholic Church. The rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. at the church, with Father Tony dark officiating. The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 9 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph s. Interment will be in Shakespeare Cemetery. Mr. Alba was born June 6, 1968, in El Paso, Texas, the son of Lorenzo M. Alba and Margarita Martinez Alba. He is survived by his parents; one son, Daniel Alba of Lordsburg; four brothers, Lorenzo Alba Jr. of Las Cruces, David Alba and his wife, Charlotte, Adrian Alba and Alejandro Alba of Lordsburg; a sister, Veronica Alba of Lordsburg; nephews, Josh and Ryann Alba; and one niece, Selina Munos. Pallbearers will be Lorenzo Alba Jr., David Alba, Adrian Alba, Roberto Alba, Alejandro Alba, Tony Rivera and Lizandro Brambila. Lordsburg Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

ALBA Oscar Martinez Alba, 31, of Lordsburg passed away Tuesday, July 27. The family will receive friends from 6-7 this evening at St. Joseph Catholic Church. The rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. at the church, with Father Tony dark officiating. The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 9 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph s. Interment will be in Shakespeare Cemetery. Mr. Alba was born June 6, 1968, in El Paso, Texas, the son of Lorenzo M. Alba and Margarita Martinez Alba. He is survived by his parents; one son, Daniel Alba of Lordsburg; four brothers, Lorenzo Alba Jr. of Las Cruces, David Alba and his wife, Charlotte, Adrian Alba and Alejandro Alba of Lordsburg; a sister, Veronica Alba of Lordsburg; nephews, Josh and Ryann Alba; and one niece, Selina Munos. Pall- bearers will be Lorenzo Alba Jr., David Alba, Adrian Alba, Roberto Alba, Alejandro Alba, Tony Rivera and Lizandro Brambila. Lordsburg Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

ALBRECHT Obed William Obie Albrecht, 90, a resident of Silver City, passed away Saturday, Aug. 22. Son of the Rev. William and Mary Pfleuer Albrecht, he was born June 26, 1908, in the rural community of Red Oak, Ill., as a fraternal twin with his brother, Ezra. Because his father was a minister in the Evangelical Church, the Albrecht family lived in many northern Illinois communities during his youth. He moved to Naperville, Ill., in 1928 and put himself through pharmacy school by working at Foucek s Drug Store. Upon graduation from the University of Illinois Chicago pharmacy school in 1931, he married schoolteacher Marie Lloyd. He continued working in the store, purchasing it in 1956. Known for customer service, Albrechs Pharmacy became a successful business. Mr. Albrecht was active in the Lions Club and First United Methodist Church (now Community Church). He was president of the Booster s Club when the Athletic Field at Naperville High School (now Naperville Central) was dedicated in 1950. After selling Albrecht s Pharmacy in 1968, the Alhrechts retired to Silver City. Mr. Alhrecht took an active role in the Methodist Church. He also greatly enjoyed traveling and being with his family, especially grandchildren, and friends. He was preceded in death by his five brothers, Ira, Paul, Ezra, Clement and Mahlon, as well as by his beloved wife, Marie, in 1995. Survivors include two children and. spouses, William and Lynn Alhrecht of Naperville, and Mary and Tip Cowan of Silver City; a special nephew, Ken Alhrecht, and wife, Becky; seven grandchildren and their spouses, Mary and Joe Hull, Jane and Dennis Hare, Greene Cowan, Katy and Jim Hoizer, Rachel Cowan and Pete Maggiore, Steve, and Sandy Albrecht, and Aaron and Kari Cowan; and eight great-grandchildren, Griffin and Garnett Hull, Johnathan, Marie, David and Caitlin Holzer, Gianna Maggiore amd Logan Cowin.

A memorial service will be conducted by the Rev Scott. Albrecht Marie Elizabeth Albrecht, 89, a resident of Silver City, passed away Wednesday. She was born March 9, 1906, in a dairy farming community near Oshkosh, Wis., the daughter of Arthur and Margaret Lloyd. Soon after graduating from Oshkosh Normal School, she moved to Naperville, Ill., where she taught many years, with second grade her favorite level. There she met and married Obed Albrecht in 1931. The couple retired in 1968 to Silver City, where she was an active member of Chapter AG PEO, Town and Country Garden Club, and Circle One of the United Methodist Church. Mrs. Albrecht enjoyed traveling, floral arranging, and being with her extended family and friends. She devoted her time and talents to serving others, especially children. In addition to her husband, survivors include their two children and spouses, William Lloyd and Lynn Albrecht of Naperville, and Mary Margaret and Tip Cowan of Silver City; seven grandchildren and their spouses, Mary and Joe Hull, Jane Albrecht and Dennis Hare, Greene Lloyd Cowan, Katy and Jim Holzer, Rachel Elizabeth Cowan and Pete Maggiore, Steve and Sandy Albrecht, and Aaron and Kari Cowan; and three great-grandchildren, Griffin Hull, Jonathan Holzer and Marie Elizabeth Holzer. Memorial service will be held at 2 this afternoon at the First United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the Town and Country Garden Club or the First United Methodist Church. Family members selected Curtis-Bright/Lordsburg Funeral Homes to serve them.

Albrecht Marie Elizabeth Albrecht, 89, a resident of Silver City, passed away Wednesday. She was born March 9, 1906, in a dairy farming community near Oshkosh, Wis., the daughter of Arthur and Margaret Lloyd. Soon after graduating from Oshkosh Normal School, she moved to Naperville, Ill., where she taught many years, with second grade her favorite level. There she met and married Obed Albrecht in 1931. The couple retired in 1968 to Silver City, where she was an active member of Chapter AG PEO, Town and Country Garden Club, and Circle One of the United Methodist Church. Mrs. Albrecht enjoyed traveling, floral arranging, and being with her extended family and friends. She devoted her time and talents to serving others, especially children. In addition to her husband, survivors include their two children and spouses, William Lloyd and Lynn Albrecht of Naperville, and Mary Margaret and Tip Cowan of Silver City; seven grandchildren and their spouses, Mary and Joe Hull, Jane Albrecht and Dennis Hare, Greene Lloyd Cowan, Katy and Jim Holzer, Rachel Elizabeth Cowan and Pete Maggiore, Steve and Sandy Albrecht, and Aaron and Kari Cowan; and three great-grandchildren, Griffin Hull, Jonathan Holzer and Marie Elizabeth Holzer. Memorial service will be held at 2 this afternoon at the First United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the Town and Country Garden Club or the First United Methodist Church. Family members selected Curtis-Bright/Lordsburg Funeral Homes to serve them.

ALCALA Celina Ann Alcala, 21, passed away Sept. 26 in Farmington following an accident. She was the daughter of Mr and Mrs., Junn A Lenin the former Ester Pruit. Her grandparents are Mr and Mrs Alfred O Perrault of Silver City. She had several uncles, aunts and cousins living in Silver city. Mr and Mrs Eloy G Montoya, Mr and Mrs John Luna, Mr and Mrs Raymond Perrault, Mr and Mrs Eddie Madrid, Mr and Mrs John Perrault, Mr and Mrs Tony Cruz.

Mrs. Josita Alcaraz passed away Thursday, May 26, at Hillcrest Hospital. Mrs. Alcaraz is survived by two daughters Mrs. Concha Leyba of Central and Mrs. Lucy Peralta of Silver City, a son, Angelo Alcaraz of Silver City; six grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. Survivors also include a sister, Mrs. Marianna Monge of Silver City. Rosary services were recited Friday. May 27, at the Curtis Bright Funeral chapel with the Funeral Miss said Saturday. May 28, at St Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Interment followed in the Catholic Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were George Alcaraz, Michael Peralta, Ruben Mesa, am Silva, Joe Monge and Frank Arzate.

Alcorn Mrs. Rose Alcorn, 48, passed away last Wednesday in Hillcrest General Hospital. She had been a resident of Silver City the Past six years Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Cox Mortuary chapel Burial was in the Silver City cemetery. The Rev. Olan T. Gooch, of the Silver Heights Baptist Mission, officiated. Surviving are her husband, D.T. Alcorn, two sons, Delbert, Jr., in the Navy, and Daniel; two daughters; Mrs. Rose Snow, Silver City.

Alcorn Morris B. Alcorn, 66, died Sunday in the Fort Bayard Medical Center. He was born Sept. 4, 1927, in Nicholasville, Ky., served with the U.S. Army in World War II, and was a former resident of Albuquerque where he had been a bookkeeper. Grave side funeral services were today at 10 a.m. in the Fort Bayard National Cemetery with David Strain officiating. Veteran honors were accorded by American Legion Allingham-Golding Post No. 18. Survivors are a son, Lawrence Alcorn of La Canada, Calif., and a sister, Gladys Chapman of Deming. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Alcorta Ernesto R. Alcorta, 25, died, Monday, march 10 in Willcox, Ariz. Mr. Alcorta was a lifelong resident of Grant County, and was a veteran of the VietNam War. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Olivia Alcorta of Silver City; his parents, Mr. And Mrs. Joe Alcorta of Silver City; four brothers, Tony, Henry, and Joe, Jr. all of Silver City and Gene of Central; and Six sisters, Mrs. Delia Chavez, Mrs. Aurora Morales, Mrs. Margaret Hernandez, Mrs. Angie Portillo, and Miss Eva Alcorta, all of Silver City. Survivors also include his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Florencio Alcorta of Silver City and his maternal grandfather, Eusevio Rodriguez of Ft. Bayard. Prayer services were recited Thursday, March 13 at St. Vicent DePaul Catholic Church. Interment followed in the Catholic Cemetery with the Rev. Fr. A. James Milano officiating. Post No. 18 of the American Legion conducted military graveside services.

Alcorta Florencio P. Alcorta, 75, died Tuesday, June 5, in Hillcrest General Hospital. Mr. Alcorta was born in Casas Grandes, Mexico, and had been a life long resident of Grant County. He is survived by his wife, Teresa Alcorta of Silver City, a daughter, Carlota Sias of Faywood, four sons, Jose Alcorta and Luis Alcorta both of Silver City, Pete Alcorta of Mimbres, Vicente Alcorta of Tucson, Ariz, a sister; Sarefina Torres of Silver City, 35 grandchildren and 65 great-grandchildren. Rosary recitation was at 730 p.m., Friday, June 8, in the Curtis-Bright Chapel. Mass of the Resurrection was 930 a.m. Saturday, June 9, in Saint Vincent de Paul with Monsignor A. James Milano officiating at both services. Burial was in the Silver City Catholic Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Gene Alcoorta, Pete Alcorta, Ray Sias, Rudy Sias, Firencio Alcorta and George Alcorta.

Alcorta Luis Romero Alcorta, 63, a lifelong resident of Grant County, died Tuesday in the Veterans Administration hospital in Tucson, Ariz. Mr. Alcorta was born July 2, 1926, in Hurley to Florencio and Teresa Romero Alcorta. He was a retired miner; was a veteran of World War II; and was a member of the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Calling hours will be Sunday from 5-9 p.m. in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels where the rosary service will be held at 7 p.m. with Deacon Johnny Perez officiating. Mass of the Christian burial will be Monday morning at 10 in the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with the Rev. Bill Mayer officiating. Concluding services will be in the Fort Bayard National Cemetery with veteran honors accorded by the American Legion Allingham-Golding Post No. 18. Survivors are his son, Luis G. Alcorta Jr. of Silver City; two daughters, Rose Mary G. Alcorta of Silver City and Nellie G. Alcorta of Amarillo, Texas; three brothers, Vicente Alcorta of Tucson, Pete Alcorta of Mimbres and Joe Alcorta of Silver City; one sister, Carlota Sias, also of Mimbres; and six grandchildren. Casket bearers will be Gene, David, George and Peter Alcorta, Ronnie Pena and David Vega.

Alcorta Tomasa Rodriguez Alcorta, 71, a lifelong Silver City resident, died Wednesday morning at Gila Regional Medical Center. She was born April 22, 1920, in Mimbres. Mrs. Alcorta was a member of the Catholic Church, and was a homemaker. Calling hourswill from 2-5 Sunday afternoon in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. The vigil service will be held at 730 p.m. Sunday in St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, where the funeral liturgy service will be held Monday morning at 10 with Deacon Johnnie Perez officiating. The committal rite service will follow in the Catholic Cemetery, where she will be laid to rest in the family plot. Survivors include her husband, Jose Alcorta of Silver City; four sons, Joe Alcorta of Miami, Ariz., Henry Alcorta of Silver City, Gene Alcorta of Central and Tony Alcorta of Silver City; and seven daughters, Della Chavez, Aurora Morales, Margaret Hernandez, Angie Portillo, Teresa Hernandez, Eva Juarez and Tomasina Alcorta, all of Silver City. She is also survived by two brothers, Mariano Rodriguez of Deming and Jim Rodriguez of Arenas Valley; three sisters, Felipa Cuaron of Las Cruces, Josefa Garcia of Hurley, and Maria Provencio, also of Hurley; 36 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by two sons, Tony Alcorta and Ernest Alcorta, and a grandson, Tony Alcorta Jr. Casket bearers will be Joe Morales, Eddie Alcorta, Gene Alcorta, Ernest Alcorta, Steven Portillo, Ruben Hernandez, Tommy Alcorta And Jacob Alcorta. Honorary bearers will be her remaining grandsons. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Alcorta; Tony Lopez Alcorta, 20, died recently in an accident on the Pinos Altos road. Toney was born in Silver City and had been a life long resident of Grant County. He was a communicant of Saint Francis Newman Center and was a player for the Independence Softball Team. He is survived by his mother, Linda Lopez Alcorta; one brother, Tommy Alcorta; Maternal grand parents Mr. and Mrs. Lauriano Lopez and his paternal grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Jose Alcorta all of Silver City; and various cousins, aunts and uncles. He was preceded in death by his father, Tony Alcorta Sr. in 1982. Rosary recitation was held at the Wheeler Funeral Home Chapel with JohnnyPerez officiating and Mass of the Resurrection was celebrated at Saint Francis Newman Center with an Augustinian Recollect Father officiating. Interment followed at the Memory Lane Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Jim Rodriguez Jr., Art Aguilar, DennisValarde, Pete Chavez, Henry Alcorta and Gene Alcorta. Honorary pallbearers were Joe Alcorta, Seteve Lopez, Ralph Cardoza, Toney Castillo, Benny Montorya, Joe Morales Jr, Vicente DeLaTorre Jr. and Dennis Alvarado. Arrangements were by the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

Alcott Mrs. Donald Alcott, a former resident of Fort Bayard, where her husband served many years as finance officer of the Veterans Administration Hospital, died the past week in Miles City Mont. where her husband has been assistant manager for the past four years. Funeral services were held Tuesday in San Antonio, Texas where burial took place.

Aldaz Alfonso A. Aldaz, 63, died Dec. 5 at his residence in Montebello, Calif., after a lengthy illness. He was born in Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico. Mr. Aldaz resided in Santa Rita until 1957. He worked with Chino Mines until he moved to Los Angeles, where he lived for 24 years before moving to Montebello. He lived in Montebello for 10 years prior to his death. He was employed asa construction worker at Cobabe Construction for 25 years. Rosary was said Dec. 8 at Our Lady of Miraculous Medal Church. Mass was celebrated Dec. 9 at the same church. Interment followed at Calvary Cemetery. He is survived by his wife, Juanita Castro Aldaz; a son Hipolito Aldaz, and his wife, Lily Aldaz, of Moreno Valley, Calif.; and two daughters, Leticia Tarin and her husband, William Tarin, of West Covina, Calif., and Lupe Castro and her husband, Oscar Castro, of Montebello. He is survived by nine grandchildren.

ALDERETE Manuel R. Alderete, 69, of Bayard died Friday, March 19, at Columbia Medical Center West in El Paso, Texas. He was born Dec. 7, 1929, in Villa Ecobedo, Chihuahua, Mexico, and had been a Grant County resident for 52 I years. Mr. Alderete was a water supply leadman with Chino Mines Co. prior to retirement. He was a member of Glad Tidings Assembly of God Church, a former member of La Rondalla musical group, a former member of Local 890 of the Steelworkers union, and the world s greatest grandpa. Calling hours were Monday evening at Baca's Funeral Chapels. Funeral services were to be held this morning at 10 at the Glad Tidings Assembly of God Church with the Rev. W.W. Coker officiating. Burial followed at Memory Lane Cemetery. Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Lupe Alderete of Bayard; a son, the Rev. Rudy Alderete, and wife, Barbara, of Anthony, Texas; two daughters, Rosalina Blachford and husband, David, of Arenas Valley, and Anna Morales and husband, Jesse, of El Paso; a brother, Ruben Martinez of Parral, Chihuahua, Mexico; four sisters, Flora Rivas of Parral, Dolores Arrellano of El Paso, Celia Celaya of Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico, and Rosa Hilda Martinez of Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico; and seven grandchildren, Ryan Rivera, Jacot Blachford, Sarah Rivera Gabo Alderete, Nathai Alderete, Siera Parker an Kitty Parker. Casket bearer were Richard, Robert, an Gilbert De La Torre, Henr Telles, Ryan Rivera and Jacob Blachford. Honorary bearer is Sarah Rivera. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels, U. 1RO Past at Delk Drive.

Alderete Daniel Thomas Alderete, 22, a resident of Bayard and student at Western New Mexico University, entered life eternal Sunday. He was born Feb. 1, 1971, in Silver City to Manuel and Lupe (DeLaTorre) Alderete. He graduated from Cobre High School and was enrolled at Western New Mexico University, expecting to graduate this December. His military service was served in the U.S. Marine Corps reserve and he had plans of attending officers candidate school after completing his schooling. His hobbies were flying and weight training. Survivors include his parents, Manuel and Lupe Alderete of Bayard; his brother and sister-in-law, the Rev. Rudy and Barbara Alderete of Boyd, Texas; his sisters and brother-in-law, Rosalina and David Blachford of Silver City and Anna Rivera of El Paso, Texas; his nephews, Ryan Rivera and Jacob Blachford; a niece, Sarah Rivera; and numerous cousins, uncles and aunts. Calling hours will begin at 4 p.m. today at Baca's Funeral Chapels with a prayer service starting at 6 p.m. The Rev. R.W. Bill Miller will officiate. The funeral service will start at 10a.m. Wednesday at Baca's Funeral Chapels with Dennis Wagoner officiating. The committal service will follow at Memory Lane Cemetery with full military honors accorded by the U.S. Marine Corps reserve of El Paso. Serving as honorary bearers will be his many friends. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Frank Edward Alderette, six-day-old infant son of Frank Alderette passed away Feb. 25. The baby was born In Denver, where the mother died on the same day. The mother and baby were buried in the Central cemetery. Frank Edward Alderette, six-day-old infant son of Frank Alderette passed away Feb. 25. The baby was born In Denver, where the mother died on the same day. The mother and baby were buried in the Central cemetery. Diane Diaz Alderette, 2-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dana S Alderette, died last night in her home in Silver City. Survivors Include her parents and two sisters Burial service. Will be held at 10 am. tomorrow in the Catholic cemetery under the direction of Cox mortuary.

Diane Diaz Alderette, 2-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dana S Alderette, died last night in her home in Silver City. Survivors Include her parents and two sisters Burial service. Will be held at10 am. Tomorrow in the Catholic cemetery under the direction of Cox mortuary.

Mrs Clorinda Kirker Alderette, 35, wife of Frank Alderette, passed away last Friday in a Denver hospital, where she had been under treatment for two months. She was a member of a well known Grant county family and had a wide circle of devoted friends. Surviving besides her husband are seven children, Rosa, Linda, Randolf, Gary, Frank Jr, Rowena, Irene, Peggy Lynn and Edwardina Denise; also five brothers, Frank, Leonardo, Robert, Henry, and Mario. Rosary services were held Monday evening at the Cox mortuary chapel followed by mass Tuesday at 10am in St Vincente De Paul Catholic church. Internment took place in the Central cemetery.

Mrs. Peggy Alderette, mother of Frank Alderette of Silver City, died at Providence Memorial Hospital in El Paso, last Thursday morning. Her home was in Las Cruces. In addition to her son here, she is survived by her husband, Dan Alderette of Las Cruces, a daughter Betty. a nurse at Providence Memorial hospital, El Paso, and four other sons, Alex and Elmo; of Las Cruces and Dan, Jr., and Edward who are studying for the priesthood. Funeral services were held Saturday morning in Las Cruces. Mrs. Peggy Alderette, mother of Frank Alderette of Silver City, died at Providence Memorial Hospital in El Paso, last Thursday morning. Her home was in Las Cruces. In addition to her son here, she is survived by her husband, Dan Alderette of Las Cruces, a daughter Betty. a nurse at Providence Memorial hospital, El Paso, and four other sons, Alex and Elmo; of Las Cruces and Dan, Jr., and Edward who are studying for the priesthood. Funeral services were held Saturday morning in Las Cruces. Alderette Dan S. Alderette, 75, died Monday, September 24, in Lordsburg. Mr. Alderette was born in Las Cruces and had been a life long resident of Grant County. He was a member of L.U.L.

Alderette Dan S. Alderette, 75, died Monday, September 24, in Lordsburg. Mr. Alderette was born in Las Cruces and had been a life long resident of Grant County. He was a member of L.U.L.

A. C. Council of Silver City and St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Mr. Aderette was a house mover by trade and participated in the removal of houses from Santa Rita many years ago for the Kennecott expansion. He is survived by his wife, Dora Alderette of Silver City, four daughters, Betty Cassolari of Santa Clara, Califorinia, Lenoree Ledezma, Maxine Jaurequi and Velmaa Vargas all of Silver City, seven sons, Frank Alderette of Santa Clara, California, Danny Alderette and Eddie Alderette both of San Antonio, Texas, Michael Aderette and Jimmy Alderette both of Silver City, a sister, Ivy Alarcon off Kingman, Arizona, a brother, James Alderette of Pennsylvania, twenty nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Rosary recitation was held at 730 p.m. Wednesday, September 27 at Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Monsignor A. James Milano officiating at both services. Burial followed in Silver City Catholic Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were, Michael Alderette, Frankie Alderette, Alex Alderette, Elmo Alderette and Daniel S. Diaz.

Alderette Frank G. Alderette, a former resident of Silver City, entered into eternal rest Friday in San Jose, Calif. He was born Aug. 3, 1926, in Rincon. Mr. Alderette was a veteran of World War II. He is survived by six children, Randolf Alderette of Albuquerque, Gary Alderette of San Jose, Rowena Cardoza of Silver City, Peggy Alderette of Irvine, Calif., Denise Alderette of Albuquerque and Frankie Alderette of Mimbres; and six brothers and sisters, Dan Alderette of San Antonio, Texas, Alex Alderette of ElPaso, Texas, Eddie Alderette of San Antonio, Betty Casolarie of Las Vegas, Nev., Elmoe Alderette of San Jose, Lenore Alderette of Las Cruces, Maxine Jaurequi of Las Cruces, Velma Vargas of Silver City, Michael Alderette of Silver City and Jimmy Alderette of Las Cruces. He is also survived by 17 grandchildren and numerous nephews and nieces. Funeral services will be held in San Jose.

Henry Alderette, 78, well known pioneer of Silver City, died the past week at Hillcrest Hospital, following a brief illness. Born in Las Cruces, he has lived in Silver City most of his life. In the boom days of gold and silver mining at Mogollon, the deceased operated a freight line with teams of horses and wagons to carry freight and mining equipment and supplies to Mogollon. Survivors are his widow, Mrs. Guanita Alderette; seven daughters, Mrs. Stella Ball and Mrs. Emilia Chavez, of Albuquerque; Mrs. Josephina Duran, of El Paso; Mrs. Juanita Aragon, of Los Lunas; Mrs. Vita Romero, of Carlsbad; Mrs. Dorothy Cooper of Santa Fe and Mrs. Mena Rivera of Grants; 20 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Rosary services were held at 7 p.m. Friday at the Curtis Mortuary chapel. Funeral mass was said at 1030 a.m. Saturday at St. Vincent de Paul Cemetery by the Rev. Fr. James Milano. Burial was in the Catholic Cemetery.

Joe Alegria, 63, a life-long resident of Grant County, died last Friday In Hillcrest Hospital, after a long illness. He was Well known In ranching circles, being reared by the late Herbert J. McGrath, following the death of his parents Survivors are his widow, Mrs. Juana Algeria and a son, Joe Rodriguez, of Baghdad, Ariz.; three daughters Mrs. Lillian Sepulveda of Alhambra, Ca; Mrs Stella Horeasitas of Bakersfield, Calif., and Miss Selsa Alegria of San Antonio Tex.; ten grandchildren, and one sister, Mrs. Lucy Gonzales of Los Angeles. Rosary, services were held Sunday at, the Curtis Mortuary chapel and funeral mass was said Monday at St. Vincent de Paul s Catholic Church. Burial was in the Catholic Cemetery.

ALEXANDER Dr. Charles Melton Alexander, 58, of Pinos Altos, died Saturday, Jan. 10, in Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico, while logging the Sea of Cortez in his trawler, Elzio's Farewell. He was born Jan. 29, 1939, in Memphis, Tenn. lle1alT Alexander entered high school in Las Cruces and Laurel, Miss. Dr. Alexander was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. He was a graduate of the University of Colorado at Boulder and studied astrophysics at New Mexico State University. He received his doctorate in oceanographic engineering at Scripps Institute of Oceanography. He was a professional scientist working in the areas of parachute design and testing. He worked on space tether design and shuttle booster recovery for NASA. He did deep-sea engineering for astrophysical research, and participated in projects in the submersible Alvin for Woodshole Oceanographic. He was a general furrier, blacksmith, gunsmith, mountaineer, pilot, boat captain, and banjo builder and player. He was a scuba diver with many advanced technical certifications. Dr. Alexander was a member of the U.S. Skydiving Team, Rocky Mountain Rescue Group, 50 Caliber Shooters Association, Tyrone Gun Club and Southwestern Shotgunners. He was a life member of the National Rifle Association. He enjoyed competition endurance riding with his horse Elzic. He operated a precision machine shop under the name of Cross Mountain Enterprises. He was preceded in death by his parents, Kliem and Myrtle Alexander. Survivors are his daughter, Suzanne Dorothea of Fort Lewis, Wash.; a son, Charles Glen of Lexington, Mass.; his children s mother, Marianne Kirkland of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada; a brother, Edward, and his wife, Brigit, his nephew, Thomas, and a niece, Miriam, all of Austin, Texas; and numerous friends around the world. Graveside services will he held Sunday at 3pm in Pinos altos cemetery.

ALEXANDER Garry William Alexander, 47, of Silver City passed away Tuesday, July 6, at University Hospital in Albuquerque. He was born March 20, 1952, in Santa Rita and resided in New Mexico most of his life. He lived in Grants and Jackpile Mine before returning to Silver City. Survivors include his mother, Edna Davison of Silver City; his daughter, Jacqueline Alexander of Albuquerque; three brothers, Lloyd Alexander and wife, Julie, of Tucson, Ariz., Daniel Alexander of Phoenix, and Steven Alexander and wife of Brazil; one sister, Carolyn Vega of Belen; and 10 nieces and nephews. He was proceeded in death by his father, Harry William Alexander of Tyrone; his sister, Laurel Ann Bagley of Silver city; and a brother Harry Lynn Alexander. A graveside service will be held at Memory Lane Cemetery, Silver city on Saturday at 2pm. Entrusted to Baca s.

ALEXANDER Grace L. Alexander, 86, of Lordsburg passed away Thursday at Sunshine Haven Nursing Home. Services are pending with Lordsburg Funeral Home. ALEXANDER

ALEXANDER Harry W Alexander, 81, a resident o Tyrone, entered eternal life Sunday at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born Jan. 3, 1916, in Pocatello Idaho, to the late William Alexander and Carrie. (Bippis) Alexander. Mr. Alexander, a retired mine1 superintendents moved to Tyrone from Shamrock; Texas, in 1990. A memorial graveside service has been scheduled for Saturday morning at 10 at Memory, Lane Cemetery with Mario, Sanchez officiating. He is survived by four sons Steven W. Alexander and his1 wife, Aura, of Santa Reim, Brazil, Lloyd Alexander and his wife, Julie, of Tucson, Ariz., Daniel Alexander Phoenix, and Garry Alexander of Silver City; two daughters, Carolyn Alexander of Belen, and Laurelt Bagley and her husband, Eddie, of Silver City; a brother, Jim Alexander, and his wife, Bernadine, of Boise, Idaho; three sisters, Louise Troutman and her husband, Kenneth, Marguerite Dalton and Nedra Blackwell, all of Boise; and a sister-in-law Annabelle Alexander, also of Boise. He is also survived by seven grandchildren, Davk L., Justin, David, Daniel Jacqueline, Laurel and Heather Alexander. Mr. Alexander was preceded in death by his wife, Billie1Alexander; a brother, Bob, Alexander; and his son Rarry Lynn Alexander. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to Meals on Wheels, or San Vicente Home Care Center. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at1 Delk Drive. Phone 388-2334.

ALEXANDER Suzanne J. Suzie Alexander of Santa Fe died Tuesday, Dec. 21, after a hard-fought battle with cancer. She was pre- ceded in death by her father, Sabino Apodaca, and grand- son, Michael Gallegos. She was born in Los Angeles on April 12, 1947, to Sabino and Hortencia Apodaca. She lived in Santa Rita and Bayard until she relocated to Santa Fe in 1979. She was a dental/surgical assistant in Santa Fe. She was a member of the Catholic Daughters and Holy Family. She loved dancing and camping, and being with her friends and family. She is survived by her mother, Hortencia Apodaca, her daughter, Dawn Alexander, and grandchildren, Rico and Shantae Gallegos, all of Santa Fe; a ; sister, Martha Castillo, and ; husband, Marty, of Santa Fe; • her brother, Lonie Apodaca, and wife, Cindy, of Breckenridge, Colo.; and her uncles and aunts, Vicente and Celia Ojinaga of Santa Fe, Willie and Wally Ortiz, and Alfonso and Cory Gonzales, all of Bayard, Joe and Mary Preciado of Rio Rancho, and Ray Preciado of Playas. A rosary and Mass were held in Santa Fe at St. Anne Catholic Church. Arrangements were under the direction of Berardinelli Family Funeral Service.

Alexander Finis E. Alexander, 92, of Silver City, died Sept. 27 in Fort Bayard Medical Center after a long illness. He was born June 3, 1890 in Kentucky, the son of Albert M. and Nannie J. Ewing Alexander, and had lived in Silver City since 1938. He was employed as a bookkeeper and an accountant for different firms in Silver City and was a member of the First United Methodist Church. Mr. Alexander was a well known and avid bowler in this area for many years, having the honor of throwing out the first bowling ball in the new bowling lanes in Silver City at the age of 90. Mr. Alexander is survived by several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Odessa, and daughter Eulal Coleman, both in 1979. Services were held Oct. 1 in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel under the direction of the Rev. David Saucier of the First United Methodist Church. Internment followed in Memory Lane Cemetery. Serving as Pallbearers were James Schadel, Jack Bowan, Charles Olson, Robert Gilespie, Elie Chavez and Earl Jarboe. Contributions should be made to the American Cancer society or to the First United Methodist Church Fund. Arrangements by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

ALEXANDER Mrs. Anna Lu Alexander, 80, of Apache Creek, Catron County, died Monday in the Fairview Rest Home in Silver City. She was the widow of the late Abb Alexander, and had resided at Apache Creek for 50 years. Surviving are one son, Wayne W. Alexander; a daughter, Mrs. Ronnie Price; one grandchild and two great-grandchildren; and a brother, J. D. Porter, all of Apache Creek. The funeral services were conducted Wednesday by the Rev. Irvin of Reserve at the Apache Creek Church, with burial following in the cemetery there.

Alexander Odessa Alexander, 87, died Thursday, April 12, at Ft. Bayard Medical center. Mrs. Alexander was a native of Boonham, Texas, and was resident of Silver City for 40 years. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church. Mrs. Alexander is survived by her husband, Finis E. Alexander and her daughter Mrs. Eulalia Coleman, both of Silver City and a sister, Mrs. Lucille Stewart of Littlefield, Texas. Funeral services were Monday, April 16, in the Curtis-Bright Chapel with Reverend Clifford Hutton and Reverend Alfred Pace officiating. Burial followed in Memory Lane Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Earl Jarboe, Robert Gillespie, Fred Crawford, Chuck Olson, Elie Chavez and Jack Bowen.

Alexander; W.W. Buster Alexander, lifelong rancher at Apache Creek, died March 26 in Albuquerque. He was born on August 19, 1911 at Cooney, NM, to Abb and Anna Lou Porter Alexander, pioneer residents of Catron County. Alexander graduated from Reserve High School in 1929. During World War II, he served with the U.S. Army Signal Corps in Europe. Survivors include one sister, Mrs. Louise Price of Albuquerque and one nephew, Roy L. Skip Price, of Apache Creek. Cremation arrangements were handled by French Mortuary of Albuquerque. Interment took place March 30 at Apache Creek Cemetery with graveside memorial services under the direction of Rev. Harold Dykstra of Reserve.

ALEXANDER Harry C. Alexander, 80, of Tyrone. formerly of Toledo, Ohio, died Wednesday. He had been employed by the N&W Railroad for 38 year retiring in 1979. He was a member of the Brotherhood of Railroaders and served as past president of the East Toledo Men s Republican club. In addition, he was a 32nd Degree Mason, a member of Rubicon Lodge No. 237 Ancient Free and Accepted Masons and Scottish Rite. He is survived by his wife, Ruth I. Alexander a son, Steven C. `Penny Alexander, five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Also surviving arc his sisters, Mildred Malcolm and Marian Spencer. Funeral services will be private. Tributes in his memory may be made to the charity of the donor s choice.

Alford Eleanor Flora Gaenslen Alford, 83, formerly of Silver City, died peacefully Tuesday at the home of her daughter, Laura Alford Cotts, in Cedar City, Utah. She was born May 21, 1910, the daughter of pioneering orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Frederick Gaenslen, and Clara Schock of Milwaukee. During her childhood, she traveled extensively in Europe as her father attended medical meetings. She attended Wells College in New York, and nursing school at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, and was a medical secretary for her father. She married John Randolph Tucker Alford of Lexington, Va., on Jan. 13, 1940, and lived for seven years in Highland Park, Ill. She moved with her husband to Dawn on the Miles on the eastern shore of Maryland, where she raised their four children. She was active in St. Anne s Guild of St. Michaels Christ Episcopal Church and the Easton Shore Children s Home. She and her husband moved to Silver City in 1964, to try to improve his health and lived for 10 happy years at Little Cherry Creek in Pinos Altos. After her husband s death in July 1976, she volunteered many hours at Gila Regional Medical Center, and with Southwestern New Mexico Services to Handicapped Children and Adults, Inc., the Silver City Woman’s Club and the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd. When she became ill, Mrs. Alford stayed with her daughter in Utah. She will be remembered for her courage, her valiant spirit, her nobility, her strength of character and purpose, and unending, unconditional love for her family. She is survived by two daughters, Jocelyn Gates and her husband, James, of Brookings, Ore.; and Laura Alford Cotts of Cedar City; two sons, John Joseph Alford and his wife, Deanne, of Gulf Breeze, Fla., and John Randolph Tucker Alford III and his wife, Jane, of Hamilton, Mont.; 13 grandchildren, Amanda Alford, Tucker Alford, Megan Alford, Jack Alford, John Alford, Julie Alford, Robert Gates, Rachel Gates, Christopher Gates, David Cotts, Daniel Cotts, Rosemary Cotts and Benjamin Cotts; a great-grandchild, Aaron Cotts; and four nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a brother, Frederick J. Gaenslen, in 1992. A burial office with Holy Communion will take place Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd with the Rev. Robert Ihlefeld officiating. Committal will follow in the Pinos Altos Cemetery. Pallbearers will be James Gates, Robert Gates, Christopher Cates, Benjamin Cotts, Daniel Cotts and J. Randolph Alford. In lieu of flowers, donations for Parkinson s research are suggested. Arrangements are by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home of Silver City.

Alfred, 53, a resident of Silver City, passed away Sunday, Dec. 15, at the VA Medical Center in Phoenix. He was born June 3, 1949, in Acapulco. Mexico. He was the son of William J. and Francisca (Mendoza) Alfred. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the Disabled American Veterans. He enjoyed fishing, horseback riding, camping, hiking. World Wrestling Federation programs, and football, his team being the Miami Dolphins. He was also a Scout leader and a Little League baseball coach. He is survived by four sons. Alien R. Alfred of Fall City, Neb., Eric J. Alfred, Travis M. Alfred and wife, Diane, and Leon L. Alfred, all of Blythe, Calif.; four stepsisters, Noella, Josephine, Martha and Yolanda; and four grandchildren. Visitation will be from 4-6 p.m. today at Baca's Funeral Chapels. Graveside ser- J vices will be conducted at 10 in the morning Friday at Fort Bayard National Cemetery. r Local veterans groups will ac- cord military honors. En- trusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive. Phone 388-2334.

Frank E. Alires, 54, died at his home in Central Monday, Nov. 9. He had lived in Grant County all his life and was a former employee of the Foy Lumber Co. Rosary services were held at Cox Mortuary Wednesday evening and funeral mass at Santa Clara Catholic Church in Central Thursday morning with Rev. Fr. Henry Saxon officiating, Burial was in Central cemetery. The deceased is survived by his wife; two daughters, Mrs. Willie Williams and Miss Amelia Alires, and one son, Frank, Jr., all of Los Angelo., and three brothers and a sister.

Mrs. Matilde Ortiz Alire died in her home in Central Wednesday, July 9 She was 8O years old and, a lifelong resident of Grant County. She was born on, the Mimbres River at San Juan. Survivors include here husband, Santiago Mires, Central; two daughters Mrs. Esther Telles Las Cruces, and Mrs. Alex Parra, A1amagordo; a brother, Luis Ortiz, Silver City; eight grandchildren. Rosary services were held last Thursday In Cox Mortuary Chapel with the Rev, Heruy? Saxon officiating The body was taken to the family home to lay in state until funeral service Saturday in Santa Clara Catholic Church in Central Burial was at Central Burial was at Central

Ramon T. Alires, 70, passed away Sunday, June 5, at his residence in Central. Mr. Alires was a lifelong resident of Grant County. He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Minnie Parra of Silver City and Mrs. Magdalena Garcia of Bayard and six grandchildren. Survivors also include his mother, Mrs. Evangelista Alires of Central, two sisters, Mrs. Wimona Alires of Central and Mrs. Quiteria Lockwood of Bayard and a brother, Pete Alires of Central. Rosary services were recited Wednesday, June 8, at the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel with the Funeral Mass said Thursday, June 9, at the Santa Clara Catholic Church in Central. Interment followed in the Central Cemetery with the Rev. Fr. Paul Ragazinskas as officiating. Serving as pallbearers were Robert Alirez, Frank Jimenez, Jr., Frank Jimenez, Sr., Freddie Jimenez, Albert Jimenez and Manuel Portillo.

Alires Tragedy struck the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Alires in Central at 11 a.m. Wednesday when their nine-months-old son, David, was burned to death in his crib. Six other small children managed to get out of the house and were unharmed. The mother had left home to go to the Post Office. Neighbors discovered the fire and called the Fire Department, but were unable to save the baby, as flames had enveloped the crib. The child suffered fatal burns. Firemen saved the house from destruction. An inquest was held and a coroner s jury returned a verdict of accidental death caused by burns and suffocation. Investigation failed to determine cause of the fire. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Cox Mortuary.

Alires Ernesto Marquez Alires, 55, died Monday in Central. Mr. Alires was born in Central and was a lifelong resident. He was a communicant of the Santa Clara Catholic Church in Central; and was a veteran of the Korean War and was highly decorated. Mr. Alires is survived by four daughters, Stella Pena of Bayard, and Mary Rose Alires, Vivian Alires and Victoria Alires, all of Central; three sons, Ernest Alires Jr. of Carlsbad, and Larry Alires and Gilbert Alires, both of Austin Texas; three sisters, Beatrice Olson and Lorenza Kirker of Central and Amelia Garza of Los Angeles, Calif., and l8 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Catherine Chacon Alires, in l982. Rosary recitation will be held at 7 tonight in Santa Clara Catholic Church. Mass of the Resurrection will be at l0 a.m., Thursday, also in the Santa Clara Catholic Church. The Rev. Paul Ragazinskas will officiate. Burial will follow in the Fort Bayard National Cemetery with full military honors conducted by American Legion Allingham-Golding Post No. l8. Serving as pallbearers will be Javier Rodarte, Joseph Rodriguez, Merejildo Baca, Michael Rodriguez, Raymond Serna and Servando Gonzales. Honorary pallbearers will be Brub Stone, Augustin Chacon, Steve Harvey, Alex Provencio and Danny Joe Alires. Arrangements are with the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

Alires Rosary services were held Monday at 7 p.m. in the Curtis Mortuary chapel for Mauricio P. Alires, 80, a resident of Central who died Friday evening in Silver City. Mr. Alires was a retired Kennecott Copper Corporation employee. Mass was Tuesday morning in the Santa Clara Catholic Church at 10 a.m. with interment in the Central Cemetery following. The Rev. Fr. Felix Sheridan officiated. He is survived by one brother Urbano Alires of Central and one sister, Mrs. Marganta Portillo of El Paso, Texas. Casket bearers were Tony Alires, Robert Alires, Florencio Garcia, Frank Jimenez, Alfredo Kirker and Raymond Serna.

Alires Rufina P. Alires, 60, died January 7 at her residence in Central. She was a native of that town and had lived all her life there. Survivors include her husband, Ramon, of Central; two daughters, Mrs. Minnie Parra of Silver City and Mrs. Magdalena Garcia of Bayard; five grandchildren; two brothers, Benny Parra and Fernando Parra, both of Albuquerque; two sisters, Mrs. Juanita Holguin of Alamogordo and Mrs. Esperanza Trujillo of Las Cruces; and her mother, Mrs. Sarah Parra of Alamogordo. Rosary services were held Thursday at the Curtis Mortuary Chapel and Mass was said in the Santa Clara Catholic Church in Central on Friday with interment following in the Central Cemetery. Mrs. Alires nephew, the Rev. Thomas Parra, officiated. Pallbearers were Frank Jimenez, Pete Alires, Mace Parra, Sam Garcia, Salvador Atencio and Albert Jimenez.

Alires Simona T. Alires, 71, died Thursday at her home in Central. She was born Oct. 28, 1917 in San Juan and was a member of Santa Clara Catholic Church. Ms. Alires was a homemaker and a lifelong resident of Grant County. Calling hours will be 2-9 p.m. Sunday in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels, where rosary services will be recited at 7 p.m. Mass of the Christian burial will be celebrated Monday morning at 10 at Santa Clara Catholic Church in Central. The Rev. Mike Lindsay will officiate. Private interment will follow at a later date. Survivors are her nieces, Minnie Parra of Silver City, Magdalena Garcia of Bayard, Isabel Chip of Hesperia, Calif., Clorinda Garcia of Bayard and Lilly Alires of Phoenix; her nephews, Frank Jimenez of Silver City and Albert Jimenez of Bayard; an aunt, Ramona Calles of Santa Fe; and numerous other nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her brothers, Pedro Alires in 1988, Ramon T. Alires in 1977 and Magdaleno Alires in 1946; and her sisters, Quiteria Lockwood in 1988, and Evangelista T. Alires in 1984. Casket bearers will be Tommy Garcia, Danny Parra, Eloy Garcia, Frankie Jimenez, Bobby Alires and Freddie Jimenez. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Alirez Mrs. Antonia M. Alirez, 82, passed away Thursday, December 9 at Hillc ?

Alirez Pedro Trujillo Alirez, 72, a resident of Central, died Thursday in Truth or Consequences. He was born May 12, 1915 in San Juan and was a lifelong resident of Grant County; was a veteran of World War II; had been employed by the Chino Mines; and was a member of the Santa Clara Catholic Church. Calling hours will be from 2-9 p.m. today with rosary service at 7 p.m. in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapel. Mass of the Christian burial will be held Tuesday morning at 10 in the Santa Clara Catholic Church in Central with the Rev. Paul Ragazinskas officiating. Interment will follow in the Fort Bayard National Cemetery with Allingham-Golding Post No. 18 of the American Legion conducting veteran honors. Survivors are his wife, Estela, of Central; one daughter, Lilia Alirez of Central; and two sisters, Simona Alirez of Central and Equiteria Lockwood of Bayard. Casket bearers will be Lorenzo Atencio, Robert Garcia, Tommy Garcia, Frankie Jimenez, Freddie Jimenez and Danny Parra. Honorary bearers will be Joseph Rodriguez and Robert Alirez. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

ALIREZ Death the past week claimed Mrs. Prejedes Alirez, 66, resident of Central, who died at the family home. Rosary services were held at the Curtis Mortuary chapel. Mass was said at Santa Clara Catholic Church in Central, the Rev. Fr. Casimir C. Petraukas officiating. Burial was in the Central Cemetery. The deceased is survived by her husband, Urbano Alirez; a daughter, Andrea Alirez, Central, and two grandsons, and a brother, Luis Ortiz of Silver City.

John H. Allen. 70, a retired rancher of Mute Creek, where he had lived for many years died Tuesday in Hillcrest hospital. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in the Gila Mesa Cemetery conducted by the Rev. Harold Johnson with burial under direction of the Curtis Mortuary. Survivors are four sisters and three brothers.

ALLEN Margarete C Allen, 94, a resident of Lordsburg entered into eternal rest Monday night at. Sunshine Haven Nursing Home. She was born July 5, 1903, to Francis and Otticie Rebashus Allen in Strawberry Point, Iowa She was an assembly line laborer for 20 years with Bendix Aviation. Cremation has taken place with Baca's Mimbre Crematorium. Services will be held, in Davenport, Iowa, at Memorial Park Cemetery. Survivors include her sister-in-law, Mildred Allen Busko of Davenport; her niece, Judy Ovensen of Durant, Iowa; two great-nieces, Lori Gamble and her husband, Kenneth, also of Durant, and Susan Suhr? and her husband, Brad, of Davenport; a great-great-niece, Michell Gamble; and a great-great-nephew, Billie Gamble. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk, Drive. Phone. 388-

ALLEN Martha Lenna. Allen, 82, of Cliff passed away Friday, March 13, at her residence. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Gila with Bishop Donald Hooker officiating. Interment will be in Mesa Cemetery in Gila. Mrs. Allen was born Dec. 30, 1915, in Bisbee, Ariz., the daughter of William Arthur Strawn and Martha Ada Sparks Strawn. She was married to Henry Hank Allen in 1931. Mrs. Allen is survived by one daughter, Margaret Allen of Cliff; one son, Norman Allen, and his wife, Judy, of Elfrida, Ariz.; one stepdaughter, Henrietta Ellison, and her husband, Arthur, of Alamogordo; two sisters, Thelma Langford of Taft, Calif., and Leona Well of Truth or Consequences one brother, LaVan Strawr? of Truth or Consequences; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grand-children; and three great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Hank, in May 1984; and one daughter, Melva DeFausell, in July 1992. She grew up in Safford, Ariz., except for a short period when she lived in Globe, Ariz., and Los Angeles. She always loved school. She would always arrive early and wait until the doors were opened. In 1924, the family returned to Safford, and she completed her education there. She and Mr. Allen were married in 1931 during the Depression. They moved to New Mexico in 1941, and Mrs. Allen worked for the Cliff School cafeteria from 1948 until 1979. She enjoyed the children very much and had many cherished memories. She enjoyed crocheting and stitching quilts with her friends. She also enjoyed baking and decorating wedding and birthday cakes for several years. She loved to travel. On Oct. 1, 1960, Mr. and Mrs. Allen and her mother and father were baptized in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Silver City. She was very dedicated and enjoyed each calling. She particularly loved the primary and young women and men. She enjoyed seeing them learn and grow. She had a great testimony of the gospel and Jesus Christ. She loved each one of us. Pallbearers for Mrs. Allen s service will be Jerry Lee, John Verella, Duane Adcock, John Laney, Bill Stocton and Roland Rice. Honorary bearers are Alan Coffelt, Emmett Miller, Jack Defausell, Raymond Mortenson and all of her many friends. Bright Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Mrs Nina Allen, 45, died last Wednesday at Hillcrest General hospital. Survivors are her husband James Allen of Silver City; two sons, Edward Simmons of Phoenix Az and Cecil Allen of Silver City; four daughters, Mrs Earl Dean Almonds of Opa Locka Fl, Mrs Dorthy Glasscock of Amarillo Tx, Mrs Patty Peters of Springerville Az, and Wanda Darlene Allen of Silver city; three step children, Jimmy, Rudy and Henry; nine grandchildren; her father, George Childress of Silver City; two brothers, Marian Childress of Azusa Ca and Richard Childress of Silver City; and three sisters, Mrs Ina Snowden, of Silver city, Mrs Betty Markham of Tucson Az, and Mrs Eleanore ford of Mesquite Tx. Dr Claude Williams of the First Baptist Church of Silver city conducted the graveside burial rites Saturday in Gila Mesa cemetery

Mrs. Ophella B. Allen, 76, the widow of the late Otho P Allen, who died a year ago, died Sunday at they Hillcrest General Hospital after a brief illness. She had been a Silver City resident for the past 36 years. Survivors are a son, Jimmy Coker of Tucson, Ariz.; one grandson. Jerry Coker of Scottsdale, ArIz.; onè granddaughter, Mrs. Joyce Breckenrldge of Farmington; six great grandchildren; and one brother Abbott of Anson, Tex. Funeral services were held. At 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Curtis Mortuary chapel, with the Rev Joseph, Shermari of the Church of Christ., conducting the rites. Burial was in Memory Lane Cemetery. Pallbearers were William McKinney, Getald McKinney, Bill Hamlett, Marion Portwood, Cresencio Hernandez and E L Huber.

Allen Cecil Joy Allen, 14, died Monday morning. Young Allen was native of Far?

Allen Charles Redding Allen, 412 E. First St., Silver City, died in an El Paso hospital, Hotel Dieu, Feb 2. He was born Oct. 1, 1880, in New Haven, Conn. He had lived in Silver City the last 20years. The body was sent by Wheeler Mortuary to Fawcett-Abraham Funeral Services, Winona, Minn. Burial will be at Woodlawn Cemetery. He is survived by his daughter, Ethel Jenkins, Silver City; a son, Ralph E. Allen, Columbus, Ohio; a sister, Jessie Harroun, Greenport, N.Y.; and by two grandchildren of Columbus, Ohio.

Allen Earl Allen, 74, of Mimbres, a native of Meco, N.Y., died June 23 at Hillcrest General Hospital in Silver City. The deceased came to New Mexico in 1912, and was a retired rancher and retired Kennecott Copper Corporation employee. Surviving and his widow, Mrs. Viola W. Allen of Membres; a son, Gerald Allen of La Junta, Colo., two daughters, Mrs. Geraldine Kelley of Bishopville, S.C., and Mrs. Barbara Hughs of El Paso, Tex.; three grandsons and one great grandchild. Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. Harold E. Johnson Saturday afternoon at the Curtis Mortuary Chapel in Silver City. Interment was in Memory Lane Cemetery.

Allen Garrett W. Allen, 70, died Friday, February 2, in Silver City. Mr. Allen was a native of Gainsville, Texas and a resident of Silver City since 1925. He was the owner of Allen Saddlery Store and a member of the Deming Masonic Lodge. Mr. Allen is survived by two sisters, Callie Branner of Amarillo, Texas, Hazel Swearengen of Happy, Texas, one brother Hugh Allen of New Orleans, Louisiana and one nephew Kirby Allen of Fort Walton Beach, Florida. Funeral services were at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6, in the Curtis-Bright Chapel with the Deming Masonic Lodge conducting. Burial will take place in Canyon, Texas at a later date.

Allen; H.O. Haynes Ott Allen, 74, resident of 411 West Birch died at Mimbres Memorial Hospital. He was born June 26, 1910 in Jonesboro, Ark. and was an Army Veteran of World War II having served on Iwo Jima. For many years he was a Deming merchant. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church. Graveside funeral services were at Mountain View Cemetery. Dr. Marcus L. Burr Jr., Pastor of the First Presbyterian Church officiated. Survivors include his wife, Virginia Allen of the home; two sons, James Earl Allen, Little Rock, Miss. and James Robert Pyle, Riverside, Calif.; a daughter, Janis Monroe, Jonesboro, Ark.; two brothers, James O. Allen, Sun City, Az and Clyde Allen, Spring, Tx; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Arrangements were by Baca's Wheeler Mortuary.

Allen Henry Allen, 61, a resident of Silver City, passed away Wednesday, June 20 at his home following an extended illness. Mr. Allen was born March 4, 1929 in Globe, Ariz. to James and Eloise Allen. He later moved to Buckhorn and attended school in Cliff. He served with the U.S. Navy during World War II. Mr. Allen was vice president of the Silver City Little League for four years and was active with Little League for 10 years. His greatest joy was watching his grandchildren play ball. Mr. Allen was preceded in death by his mother in 1944, his father in 1974, and by his brother, Cecil in l974. Survivors include his wife, Marian Allen of Silver City; a daughter, Kathy White and her husband, Gordon of Silver City; two sons, Richard Allen of Holliman Air Force Base, and Jack Allen of Camp Pendleton, Calif.; a brother, Jimmie Allen and his wife, Betty of Farmington; two sisters, Wanda Grimes and her husband, Terry of Silver City, and Ruby Scott of Alabama; six grandchildren, D.

A. and Sonny White, Derek and Jamie Grimes, and Cody Jackson, all of Silver City, and John Smith of Milwaukee, Wis. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Visitation for Mr. Allen will be held Sunday from 4-6 p.m. in the chapel of Curtis-Bright Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 10 a.m., also in the chapel with the Rev. Jesse Liles officiating. Interment will follow at Memory Lane Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Gary Morgan, Skip Ward, Joe Ward, Tom White, Bill Allen and Red Fortenberry. Honorary pallbearers will be D. A. White, Bobby Jaramillo, George Rhodes and Ira Ward. Curtis-Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Allen John W. Allen, 70, died Friday, August 24, in Hurley. Mr. Allen was born in DeWitt, Arkansas and was a ling time resident of Grant County, where he was a member of the Bayard United Methodist Church and the Santa Rita Masonic Lodge. He was also a member of the Cerrillos Masonic Lodge in Santa Fe. Mr. Allen is survived by his wife, Wilma Allen of Hurley, a daughter, Mary Allen of Grants, five sons, John Allen of Greely, Colorado, Joseph Allen of Gallup, James Allen of Seattle, Washington, Jerry Allen of El Paso, Texas, Charles Allen of Playas, a sister, Virginia Reese of Howard, Pennsylvania and five grandchildren. Memorial services were at 1100 a.m. Tuesday in the Bayard First United Methodist Church with the Reverend Sid Fowler and the Santa Rita Masonic Lodge officiating. Cremation was at the Fairview Memorial Park crematory in Albuquerque. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Grant County Cancer Society

Otho P. Allen, 78, retired rancher and pioneer of Grant County died Saturday at?

Allen Patricia Estelle Patsy Allen, 61, a resident of Lordsburg, entered life eternal Tuesday at Hacienda de Salud in Silver City. She was born May 17, 1931, in Grants to Jacob and Millie Estelle Heath. She was of the Protestant faith. Calling hours will be Friday morning from 9-10 at the First Baptist Church of Lordsburg. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. at the First Baptist Church with the Rev. Coy Brewer officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. Survivors include her husband, George Howard Allen of the home; a son, John Allen of Lordsburg; and a daughter, Carol Ross of Grants. She is also survived by three brothers, James Heath of Aztec, Jacob Heath of Lordsburg and Ellis Heath of Winkelman, Ariz.; two sisters, Elizabeth Gum of Prescott, Ariz.; and Nellie West of Lordsburg; and three grandchildren. Casket bearers will be Jake Heath, Ellis Heath, Dason Allen, Josh Allen, Shane Allen and Carmello Herrera Jr. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East and Delk Drive, Silver City.

ALLAN Steven Wayne Allan, 40, entered into eternal life Wednesday at his residence in Silver City. He was born Dec. 24, 1955, in Silver City to Pete and Betty Allan. He was a lifelong Silver City resident and worked as a heavy-equipment operator. Survivors include his parents, Pete and Betty Allan; two daughters, Heather Jo Allan and Jennifer Callie Allan; a brother, James D. Allan, and his wife, Pamela; two nieces, Taifli and Tonya Allan; a nephew, James R. Allan; and one great-nephew, Christopher Justin Allan. They are all of Silver City, He is also survived by his former wife, Susan D. Milisaps. Cremation has taken place and no services are scheduled. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

ALLENSWORTH Jerry Eugene Allensworth, 64, of Arenas Valley died Monday, May 4, at his residence. Graveside funeral services will be, conducted Thursday at 930 a.m; in Memory Lane Cemetery. Mr. Allensworth was born March23, 1934, in Kirkland, Texas, the son of C. F. Allensworth and Opal Conner Allensworth. He married Patricia Key on Dec..8, 1961, in Santa Rita. Mr. Allensworth is survived by his wife, Pat; one son, Lee Allensworth of Arenas Valley; three grandchildren, Brandon, Ashley and Krista; three brothers, Tom and Shir1ey of Silver City, Bob and Gail of Alamogordo, and John and Lynn of Roswell; two sisters, Ruth Dickerson and her husband, Don, of Roswell, and Nelda Doyal. and her husband, John, of Carlsbad; and his mother-in-law, Irene Key of Bayard. He was preceded in death by his parents, a son, Dolan, in 1997 and a stepson, Pete Vesley, in. 1993. Mr. Allensworth graduated from high school in 1952 in Roswell and went to work for Mountain States Telephone Co. From 1956-58, he served in the, U .S. Army in Korea. He returned with Mountain Bell as a construction supervisor after he was discharged from the Army. Mr., Allensworth retired from U S West after 30 years of service. Mr. Allensworth was a member of the Western States Rodeo Association in 1966-67, serving as president. He was active in the Grant County, Sheriff s Posse and the Hooker Dam Association. After he retired, he operated Mountain Marine Sports, Center and was an Outboard Marine Corp. dealer. He enjoyed playing music and golf. Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

ALLENSWORTH Dolan Eugene Allensworth, 32, was reborn Thursday, May 8, in Scottsdale, Ariz. Graveside services will be held Friday at 9 a.m, in Memory Lane Cemetery with the Rev. Kyle Kneen officiating. Mr. Allensworth attended school in Silver City and was a graduate of Silver High School. He was very active in sports. He loved the outdoors and reading. Mr. Allensworth was born May 8, 1965, the son of Jerry and Patricia Allensworth of Arenas Valley. He is survived by one brother, Lee Allensworth of Silver City; a nephew, Bran-don Allensworth, and two nieces, Ashley and Krista Allensworth, all of Arenas Valley; three uncles, Tom Allensworth and his wife, Shirley, of Silver City, Bob Allensworth and his wife, Gail, of Alamogordo, and John Allensworth and his wife, Lynn, of Roswell; and three aunts, Janet Hutchinson and her husband, Steven, of Agoura, Calif., Ruth Dickerson and her husband, Don, of Roswell, and Nelda Doyal and her husband, John, of Carlsbad. He is also survived by his grandmothers, Irene Key of Bayard and Ann Allensworth of Roswell his great-grandmother, Ella May Key of Leonard, Texas; and several cousins. Mr. Allensworth was preceded in death by his brother, Pete Vesely, in 1993. The Allensworth family requests in lieu of flowers donations to the Gospel Mission and Silver City Public Library. Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Allensworth Peggy Irene Allensworth, 61, passed away Tuesday at her home in Arenas Valley. She is survived by her husband, Tom; three sons, Danney Burden and Tom Burden, both of Silver City, and Johnny Whitcamp; and two daughters, Jeanell Mazola and Terresia Marrow. Her cremains are to be placed in the Garden of Roses in Silver City. Family members selected Curtis-Bright Funeral Home to serve them.

Allgood Christine Allgood, 94, of Silver City died Thursday at Hacienda de Salud nursing home. She was born Oct. 7, 1898, in Decatur, Miss. She married Samuel A. Allgood, and was a housewife. Services will be held Tuesday at 1030 a.m. at the Crossroads Baptist Church in Decatur with burial following in the Crossroads Cemetery in Decatur. She is survived by a son, Richard Allgood of Silver City; two daughters, Patricia Beal of Las Cruces and Lazell Robinson of Farmington; two sisters, Billie Mazor of Ingram, Texas, and Sue Shuster of El Paso, Texas; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Local arrangements are under the direction of Curtis- Bright Funeral Home.

Charles H. Allison, 62, formerly of Bayard, died the past week in Deming, after a brief illness. He was well known throughout Grant County. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Juanita Allison; a son, Oscar; three daughters Grace Allison, Albuquerque; Mrs Sarah Montenegro, Hurley and Mrs. Laura Dominguez Palo Alto, Calif.; two brothers Alfred and Freddie Allison, Bayard, and three sisters, Mrs. Ida Dunn, Hurley; Mrs. Gus Hen-era Deming and Mrs. Dora Morales, Silver City. Rosary services were held Monday evening at the Curtis Mortuary Chapel. Burial was Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the Hurley cemetery.

ALLISON Edward L Allison, 84, passed away Saturday at his residence in Tucson AZ. Mr Allison was known by many in this area and was engaged in ranching and real estate for many years previous to moving to Tucson. He is survived by his wife, Mrs Josephine Allison of Cleavland Tenn; one daughter Mrs Joan Olsen of Cedar Rapids Iowa; one grandson Peter Crawford Jr, all of Iowa City Iowa. Mr Allison was a member of the Episcopal church of the Good Shepard Silver City and was a member of the Veterans of foreign Wars. Services for Mr Allison will be held Tuesday in the Curtis-Bright funeral chapel with internment following at the Masonic cemetery, Silver City. The Rev Gerald D Griffen of the Episcopal Church will officiate at both services. Pallbearers will be Harris gray, G O Gwyn, LL Anderson, Tom McCabe, James I Craig, and Horace bounds. Curtis-Bright was in charge.

Edward M. Allison, 46, an employee of Kennecott Copper Corp in Hurley, was killed almost instantly early Saturday evening when struck by a car in North Hurley. Patrolman Bob Johnson who investigated the accident, said that Allison had parked his car near the Three Aces bar and was crossing the highway when the accident occurred. The car which struck him was said to have been driven by Wanda Hilliard, 16, of Bayard, who was accompanied by another girl whose name was not immediately learned. Allison was a native of Grant County. He is survived by his wife, Jessie L. Allison;. three brothers, Charles and Fred of Bayard and Mired of Albuquerque; three sisters, Mrs. Ida M. Dunn and Mrs. Gertie M. Herrera of Hurley and Mrs. Dora M. Morales of Silver city and by his mother, Mrs. Mary Allison. Rosary services were held at the Hurley Catholic Church Wednesday evening at 6 o clock. The body lay in state at the Red Metal Legion Hall Wednesday night and the funeral mass was conducted at 8 o clock this morning with burial at 400 p.m. this afternoon at the Hurley cemetery. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Cox mortuary.

Allison Funeral services for Frank Baca Allison, 62, who died suddenly a week ago, were held Monday in the chapel of the Curtis Mortuary. The Rev. Clifton M. Henderson of the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd officiated. Burial followed in the Memory Lane Cemetery. The deceased was born in Central and had resided in Grant County all his life. He was an employee of the Chino Mines Division of Kennecott Copper Corporation in the mill at Hurley. Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Eligia Allison of Silver City; a son, Frank Allison, Jr., stationed with the U.S. Army in North Carolina; two daughters, Mrs. Virginia Madrid of Tucson and Mrs. Rosemary Pennington of Riverside, Calif.; four grandchildren; a brother, Tom Allison of Bayard.

John B. Allison, 84, died here, Sunday morning. He was a life long resident of this community having been born in Central. He was a retired auto mechanic. Survivors Include his widow, Mrs. Rafaela D. Allison of Silver City; three sisters, Mrs. Barbara Ramirez, Mrs. Maria Lucero both of Los Angeles, and. Mrs. Antonla Hymen of Central. Rosary was said in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel Monday at 730 pm and funeral Mass was said at the San Lorenzo Catholic Church Tuesday at 9 a.m. with internment following in the San Lorenzo Cemetery. The Rev Fr Carl S Nieset officiated. Casket bearers were George Dominguez, Fank Dominguez Marcelino Garcia; Guillermo. Norro, Louis Benaviez and Edward Baca. John B. Allison, 84, died here, Sunday morning. He was a life long resident of this community having been born in Central. He was a retired auto mechanic. Survivors Include his widow, Mrs. Rafaela D. Alison of Silver City; three sisters, Mrs. Barbara Ramirez, Mrs. Maria Lucero both of Los Angeles, and. Mrs. Antonla Hymen of Central. Rosary was said in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel Monday at 730 pm and funeral Mass was said at the San Lorenzo Catholic Church Tuesday at 9 am. with internment following in the San Lorenzo Cemetery. The Rev Fr Carl S Nieset officiated. Casket bearers were George Dominguez, Fank Dominguez Marcelino Garcia; Guillermo.

Norro, Louis Benaviez and Edward Baca. Tuesday evening, February 16, Mrs. Eleanor Landon Allison, 89, died at the Rest Haven Nursing Home where she had been a patient for the past four years. She had been in failing health for a number of years. Mrs, Allison was a native of Staatsburg, N. Y., born July 28, 1901, the daughter of the Francis G. Landon and May ToeI Landon. She was a member of the. Episcopal church and for 40 years was associated with the Cosmopolitan Club of New York, maintaining a particular. Interest in the Little Theater Group of the Organization. Survivors Include the husband of the deceased, Edward L. Allison, of Silver City; a son, C. Wolcott Parker of Monterrey, Mexico; a daughter, Mrs. Jean P. Griffith of Scottsdale, Ark; and two grandchildren. Funeral services were held Thursday In the chapel of the Curtis Bright Funeral Home with the Rev, C. M. Henderson of the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd officiating. Interment followed In the Masonic Cemetery. Pallbearers were Jack Hamilton, Tom McCabe, Richard Tatsch, Thomas F. Walkey. Lewis C. Vencill and James L. McCauley.

Tuesday evening, February 16, Mrs. Eleanor Landon Allison, 89, died at the Rest Haven Nursing Home where she had been a patient for the past four years. She had been in failing health for a number of years. Mrs, Allison was a native of Staatsburg, N. Y., born July 28, 1901, the daughter of the Francis G. Landon and May Toel Landon. She was a member of the. Episcopal church and for 40 years was associated with the Cosmopolitan Club of New York, maintaining a particular. Interest in the Little Theater Group of the Organization. Survivors Include the husband of the deceased, Edward L. Allison, of Silver City; a son, C. Wolcott Parker of Monterrey, Mexico; a daughter, Mrs. Jean P. Griffith of Scottsdale, Ark; and two grandchildren. Funeral services were held Thursday In the chapel of the Curtis Bright Funeral Home with the Rev, C. M. Henderson of the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd officiating. Interment followed In the Masoniç Cemetery. Pallbearers were Jack Hamilton, Tom McCabe, Richard Tatsch, Thomas F. Walkey, Lewis C. Vencill and James L. McCauley.

Mr. Ida Mae Allison, 68, of Hurley, died Tuesday in Hillcrest Hospital. Born at Dwyer, she had been a lifelong resident of Grant County. Survivors are five sons, four daughters, two sisters and two brothers. Rosary services will be held at 730 p.m. Thursday in the Curtis Mortuary Chapel. Burial will take place at 4 p.m. Friday in the Hurley Cemetery. Mr. Ida Mae Allison, 68, of Hurley, died Tuesday in Hillcrest Hospital. Born at Dwyer, she had been a lifelong resident of Grant County. Survivors are five sons, four daughters, two sisters and two brothers. Rosary services will be held at 730 p.m. Thursday in the Curtis Mortuary Chapel. Burial will take place at 4 p.m. Friday in the Hurley Cemetery.

Mrs. Josephine Allison Garcia, 53, resident of Central passed away Monday. Rosary services will be held this evening at 730 at the Cox Mortuary chapel. Mass will be said Friday morning at the Santa Clara Catholic Church in Central, burial following in the Central cemetery. Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Richard Lucero, Los Angeles; Mrs. Eddie Delgado, Silver City; Mrs. Sammy Sedillos, Albuquerque; Mrs. Albert Leyba, Bayard; two sons, Charles Cordova, Hurley; Jesus Cordova, Florence, Ariz.; nine grandchildren; four sisters, Mrs. Margaret Rico, Silver City; Mrs. Mary Lucero, Los Angeles; Mrs. Antonia Jaime, Silver City; Mrs. Barbara Ramirez, Los Angeles and a brother, John Allison, Puerta CA.

Miss Mary M. Allison, 82, Bayard lifelong resident of Grant County passed away Sunday in Hillcrest General hospital. Funeral services were held Tuesday evening at the Cox Mortuary chapels followed by mass at 10 am Wednesday in infant Jesus Catholic Church at Hurley, the Rev, Fr Ramon Estivell officiating. Burial was in the Hurley cemetery. Surviving are three daughter-a, Mrs Ida May Dunn, Hurley; Mrs, Gertie Herrera Deming and Mrs. Joe T Morales, Silver City; three sons, Charles, Silver City Fred, Bayard and Alfred, Deming; 24 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren, three sisters, Ann McKinn, and Pricilla McKinn, Deming; Mrs. Emma Padilla, Los Angeles and a brother, John N. McKinn, Deming.

Wallace Max Allison passed away Thursday, Jan. 4, in Silver City after a prolonged., illness. Mr. Allison was born in Mesa County, Tex 67 years ago, arriving in the vicinity of Cliff about 4 years later. Survivor, are a son, Theron, and two daughters, Mrs. Blue Rice and Mrs. Sloan Hightower of Trout Creek, Mont; five grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Interment was made in the Mesa Cemetery at Gila with the Rev. Rhea Kuykendafl officiating.

ALLISON Wilton Judson Allison, 76, died Friday at his home in Silver City. He and his wife, Jane, have been residents of the area for 40 years. Mr. Allison was born in Junction, Texas, on Oct. 10, 1926, to Hop and Teresa Thomas Allison. They moved to Deming and he worked at Depak for many years. Mr. Allison served his country during World War 11. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Jane; two Sons, Lyndal and his wife, Glenda, and Kirby Allison, all of Arenas Valley; tour daughters, Patricia Shanks of Silver City, Debra Love and her husband, Kenny, of San Diego, Susie Callaway of Silver City, and. Kay Allison of Tennessee; one brother, Jesse Allison of Mimbres one sister, Dera Williamson of Santa Clara; seven grandchildren Wren and three great- grandchildren. A memorial service will be held Wednesday at I p.m. at Fort Bayard National Cemetery with military honors. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations he made to the Grant County Animal Shelter. Cremation has taken place by Deming Cremation Services.

Allison Lyndal Douglas Allison, died June 13 in San Diego, Calif. Allison was in the U.S. Navy stationed on the USS Gray with the rank of fireman. Allison is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Larry Gibbs of Hurley; one brother, James, of Redrock and was preceded in death by a brother Kelly. Services are pending at the Wheeler Funeral Home.

Allison Mrs. Anita Marie Allison, 35, a former resident of Grant County, died in Las Cruces, April 10. Mrs. Allison was a native of Wapamucka, Okla., and had lived in Las Cruces for the past three years. Survivors include her husband, Jessie of Las Cruces; two sons, Jay and David of Las Cruces; her mother, Mrs. Pearl McNutt of Las Cruces; one brother, Hal McNutt of Garden Grove, Calif.; two sisters, Mrs. Bernice Roye of Pico Rivera, Calif., and Mrs. Nancy Bratton of Montgomery, Tex. Funeral services were held in the Curtis Mortuary Chapel on Monday with interment following in the Memory Lane Cemetery. The Rev. Jesse Watson and Rev. Gordon Curty officiated.

Allison Daniel Fisher Allison, 18, of Silver City, died Saturday in Silver City. Mr. Allison was born may 2, 1968, in Silver City and was a senior at Silver High School. He was attending school half-days while working at a restaurant in the evenings. He was raised in Silver City and enjoyed the outdoors, and especially enjoyed being with his friends or working on his car. He loved music. He is survived by his father, Lorenzo G. Allison of Silver City; five brothers, Lawrence Allison of Phoenix, Ariz., Roy Allison of Little Rock, Ark., Bob Allison of Albuquerque, and Andrew and Edward Allison of Silver City; and four sisters, Rosie, Mary, Linda, and Ruth Allison of Silver City. He was preceded in death by his mother, Martha Fisher Allison, in 1981. Visitation will be held in the Curtis Bright Chapel Wednesday from 4-6 p.m., and rosary services will be held in the chapel at 7 p.m. Mass of the Resurrection will be held in the St. Francis Newman Center Thursday morning at 10 with the Rev. Bill Mayer officiating at both services. Burial will follow in the Silver City Catholic Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Lawrence Allison, Roy Allison, Bob Allison, Mike Flores, Orlando Ortega and Richard Madrid. Honorary pallbearers will be Ronnie Baca, David Jurado Sr., Gilbert Flores, Louie Ortega, David Jurado Jr., Ralph Otiz, Arny Alba, Alex Sierra, Max Sanchez Jr., Gary Vigil, Billy Bargan, Tom Munoz, Steve Arredondo, David Allison, Tommy Allison, Frank Allison Wedo Allison and all his friend and relatives. Curtis Bright is in charge of services.

Allison Edward F. Allison, 17, or Silver City entered into eternal rest Sunday. A student at Silver High School, he was born in Silver City on March 27, 1977, Lorenzo and Martha Fisher Allison. He is survived by his father, Lorenzo Allison of the home; four brothers, Lawrence Allison of Oregon, Roy Allison of Saudi Arabia, Bobbie Allison and his wife, Renee, of Albuquerque, and Andrew Allison of Jacksonville, Ark.; and four sisters, Rosie Allison of Silver City, Mary Coffey and her husband, Chris, of Chicago, Linda Allison of Hawaii and Ruth Allison of Korea. He was preceded in death by his mother, Martha Fisher Allison, in 1981, and his brother, Danny Allison, in 1987. Calling hours will begin at 530 Thursday evening at Baca's Funeral Chapels, followed by the prayer vigil at 7 with Deacon Bill Holguin officiating. The funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday morning at 10 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with the Rev. John Colgan officiating. Burial will follow at the Silver City Catholic Cemetery. Serving as casket bearers are Carlos Aguirre, James Delgado, Johnny Tafoya, Ruben Anaya, Robert Martinez and Danny Villa. Honorary casket bearers and his many friends and classmates. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Allison: New Mexico's official family mourned this week the tragic passing of Eugene M. Allison, State Corporation Commissioner, who lost his life in a driving mishap while en route from Albuquerque to his home in Roswell on Friday evening, Dec. 7. Mr. Allison s car, apparently having skidded during the snowstorm that was raging at the time, plunged down a steep embankment on what is known as Lamy Hill. He was observed by a passing bus driver who saw the car with exterior and interior lights still burning, overturned down the embankment about 50 feet. Mr. Allison s body was about 15 feet from the vehicle. He was still alive when picked up, but death occurred soon after. A native of Roswell, the deceased was the son of the late Roswell mayor, Charles Allison. He entered politics in 1943 and was regarded as promising political material. He was 33 years of age. Surviving are his wife, Virginia; two daughters, Linda and Mary; a son, Gene; one brother, Charles, and his mother.

Allison; Fred McKean Allison, 74, died Sunday in Bayard, Allison was born in Dwyer and was a long time resident of Grant County. He is survived by two daughters, Aggie Vigil of Sherman and Mary Ann Allison of Silver City; two sons, Fred Allsion of Bayard and Ray Allison of Hurley; one step-daughter, Mary Lou Dominguez of Bayard; one step-son, Jose R. Dominguez of Hurley; one sister, Dora Morales of Silver City; 16 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Rosary recitation was held Feb. 17 at Wheeler Funeral Home Chapel and funeral graveside services were held Feb. 18 at the Hurley Cemetery with Father Benito Suen officiating. Interment followed. Serving as pallbearers were Ray Allison, Fred Allison Jr., Jose R. Dominguez, Joe Morales, Avenildo Vigil and Danny Rodriguez. Arrangements by the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

Allison; Josie Ruth Allison, 81, resident of Deming, died April 17 in Deming. She was born October 6, 1902 in Mart, Tx and was a retired school teacher and former motel owner and operator. In 1972, she moved to Deming from Las Cruces where she had taught for the Las Cruces Public Schools. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church. Funeral services were held April 19 at the Quemado Presbyterian Church. Rev. Harold Dykstra officiated and interment followed at the Quemado Cemetery. Survivors include two daughters, Ruth Brown of Deming and Betty Ferm of Quemado; two sisters, Bessie Pryor and Reba Cobb of Corsicana, Tx; four grand-daughters, Ann Ayers of El Paso, Tx, Debbie Alpers of Roswell, Pam and Jenny Ferm at New Mexico State in Las Cruces and four great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Deming Senior Citizen Center or the First Presbyterian Church. Arrangements by Baca's Wheeler Mortuary.

Allison Kelly Dean Allison, 13, died at his home in Central Friday June 2Allison Kelly Dean Allison, 13, died at his home in Central Friday June 2

Allison Martha Allison, age 43 of Silver City, died Monday, Jan.19 at Hillcrest Hospital. She was born Dec. 23, 1937 in Silver City, the daughter of Beverly and Mary Larama Fisher and resided in Silver City all of her life. She was a member of St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church. She is survived by her husband Lorenzo Allison; four daughters, Rosie, Mary, Erlinda, and Ruth at home; six sons, Andrew, Daniel, and Edward at home, and Bob of Silver City, Lawrence, serving with the U.S. Navy, and Roy, serving with the U.S. Air Force; two brothers, Ernest Fisher of Prescott, Ariz. and Henry Larama of Silver City, NM. Rosary was recited in the Curtis-Bright Chapel at 730 on Friday. Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Saturday, Jan. 24, at 930 at St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church. Both services were under the direction of Msgr. A. James Milano. Burial followed in the Catholic Cemetery, Silver City. Serving as pallbearers were Lawrence Allison, Ray Allison, Bobby Allison, Raymond Lerma, Steve Chacon and Conception Daporto.

Allison Morgan H. Allison, 62, a Deming resident, died Tuesday at Mimbres Memorial Hospital. Visitation was to be held from 3-6 this afternoon at Baca's Funeral Chapels in Deming. The funeral service will be held there Friday morning at 10. Pastor John Maul of New Life Church in Silver City will officiate and interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. Mr. Allison was born Aug. 23, 1928, in Hurley and was a mine driller. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in the Korean War. Mr. Allison had resided in Deming since August 1990. He is survived by his wife, Betty Allison of Deming; a son, Patrick Allison of Cliff, a daughter, Terry Allison of Silver City; two brothers, Jesse Allison of Mimbres and Judson Allison of Silver City; a sister, Dora Williamson of Central; 11 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Baca's Funeral Chapels is in charge of arrangements.

Allison Rafaela Dominguez Allison, 82, a resident of Silver City, entered life eternal Thursday night at Gila Regional Medical Center. She was born Jan. 14, 1911, in San Lorenzo. She was a lifelong area resident, a member of the Catholic Church and a homemaker. Calling hours will begin at 5 Sunday evening in the San Lorenzo Catholic Church, where the prayer vigil will begin at 7. The funeral liturgy will be recited Monday morning at 10 with the Rev. Paulus Kao officiating. The rite of committal will follow at the San Lorenzo Cemetery, where she will be laid to rest next to her husband, John Allison, who preceded her in death. Survivors include four brothers, Joe B. Dominguez of San Lorenzo, Louis B. Dominguez of Sherman, Frank B. Dominguez of Central and Alfred B. Dominguez of Tucson, Ariz.; and two sisters, Elsie Armstrong of Detroit and Annie Ray of Green Valley, Ariz. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Casket bearers will be Bob Allison, Sam Acosta, Enriqeu Ortiz, Ruben Dominguez, Rudy Dominguez and Lorenzo Dominguez. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Allison Thomas H. Allison, 81, passed away February 5 at Ft. Bayard Medical Center. Mr. Allison was a native of Dwyer, N. Mex., and was a retired employee of Kennecott Copper Corporation. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Carmen Allison of Bayard, three daughters, Mrs. Isabel Trujillo of Bayard, Mrs. Dora Gallegos of Central, Mrs. Nellie Schaffer of Albuquerque, four sons, Tommy Allison of Silver Bell, Ariz., Lawrence Allison of Chicago, Ill., Henry Allison of Ft. Worth, Tex., Fred Allison of Deer Park, Tex., 17 grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Rosary recitation were at 730 p.m. February 6 in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel. Funeral mass will be at 1000 a.m. February 7 at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard with Rev. Fr. Jesus Espinosa conducting both services. Interment followed in the Central Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Ismael Trujillo, Oliver Schaffer, Henry Allison, Simon Nunez, Jr., Lawrence Allison and Fred Allison. Honorary pallbearers were Fernando Flores, David Silva, Juan Montoya, Edwardo Regalado, Willie Allison, Edward Trujillo, Daniel Trujillo, Tommy Allison and Allan Schaffer.

Allison Carmen H. Allison, 93, a lifelong resident of Grant County, entered eternal rest Sunday at Fort Bayard Medical Center. She was born July 11, 1901, in Central to Lucas and Desiderira Fresquez Honojos. She was a homemaker and a communicant of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard. Mrs. Allison was a member of the Sacred Heart, Guadalupanas and Cursillistas, and loved working in the church. She was also active in the Central Senior Citizens Center and won the 440 dash in the Senior Olympics when she was more than 80 years old. Survivors include three sons, Lawrence Allison and his wife, Shirley, of Silver City, Henry Allison of Dallas, and Fred Allison and his wife, Bernice, of Deerpuk, Texas; three daughters, Isabel Trujillo of Rio Rancho, Dora Gallegos and her husband, Manuel, of Central, and Nell Schaffer and her husband, Oliver, of Albuquerque; 17grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held this afternoon from 3-7 at Baca's Funeral Chapels where the evening prayer vigil will begin at 7. Deacon Johnnie Perez will officiate. Mass of the Christian burial will be celebrated Wednesday morning at 10 at Our Lady of Fatima with the Rev. Paulus Kao officiating. Burial will follow at the Central Cemetery. Pallbearers will be her grandsons, Ron Schaffer, Daniel Trujillo. Simon Nunez, Adrian Allison, Dwayne Allison and Robert Allison. Honorary bearers are the remaining grandsons, Richard Schaffer, Lawrence Nunez, Keith Allison and Pete Salcido. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

ALLMAN Nova Jane Allman, 60, a resident of Vickery, Ohio, died Monday at her home. She was horn Jan. 24, 1935, in Sycamore. Ohio, to Milton Edward and Nellie Giles. She married Byron Aliman on Nov. 27, 1962, and they had four children. Mrs. Ailman was a school bus driver with Margaretta Schools and a memher of Fremont Baptist Church. Graveside services will be held Monday at Mountain View cemetery in Lordsburg at 2 in the afternoon with Pastor DonAtcheIcy of Faith Baptist Church officiating. Visitation was held Wednesday at Mitchell Auxter Funeral Home in Clyde, Ohio. Survivors include her husband, Byron, of the family home; a son, Scott Ailman of Fort Grecly, Alaska; a daughter, Rhonda Lambert, and her husband, William, of Defiance, Ohio; four brothers, Wilbur Glies of Tiffin, Ohio, James Giles of Adrian, Ohio, and Willis Foreman and Richard Brown, both of Upper San-dusky, Ohio; four grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two sons, Robert, in1974, and James in. 199l two sisters, Holt and Mildred Miley; a brother, Paul Gilcs; and her parents. In lieu ol flowers donations may be made to the Mission Fund of Fremont Baptist Temple or Gkhon International, both in care of Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home, 218 S. Main St., Clyde, Ohio 43410. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

ALLRED A graveside service for Alma Aline Allred, 88, of Glenwood will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Glen- wood Cemetery. Allred died Friday at Horizon Southwest Nursing Home. Survivors include her grandchildren. Arrangements are by Bright Funeral Home.

ALLRED Helen Allred died Jan. 6 in Safford, Ariz. She was born June 13, 1928 In Palestine, Texas, and was a former resident of Pinos Altos. She Is survived by two sons, Edward Allred of Silver City, and BilL Alfred; and two daughters, Susan Hughes of Safford and Barbara Harris of Canada. Memorial services were held Jan. 9 at Caldwell s Chapel of the Valley in Safford ALLRED Helen Allred died Jan. 6 in Safford, Ariz. She was born June 13, 1928 In Palestine, Texas, and was a former resident of Pinos Altos. She Is survived by two sons, Edward Allred of Silver City, and BilL Alfred; and two daughters, Susan Hughes of Safford and Barbara Harris of Canada. Memorial services were held Jan. 9 at Caldwell s Chapel of the Valley in Safford

John P Allred, age 82 of Silver City, died Dec. 31, 1982 in Hillcrest Hospital. He was born July 19, 1900 in Wilson Canyon New Mexico Territory, the son of John and Melvina Vander Allred; and lived in this area all of his life. He was a self-employed bus driver for over 5 years, retiring in 1965. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints in Sllver City. Mr. Allred is survived by his wife, Belen Allred of Silver City, three daughters; Barbara Bowen of Coolidge, Ariz., Darlene Pino of Magdalena, N.M. and Margaret Allred of the home in Silver City; three sons, Richard Allred of Pine, Ariz., Clyde Allred of Tucson, and William Bill Allred of Arlee, Mont.; two brothers, Gus Allred of Glenwood, and Tritium Allred of Pleasanton, N.M.; 17 grandchildren and iwo great grandchildren. Services were held Jan. 4 in the Church of Latter Day Saints on Swan Street in Silver City under the direction of Bishop Gary Stailey. Graveside services were conducted in-the Reserve Cemetery under the direction of Bishop George Gibbons. Serving as active pallbearers were Mr. Allred s grandsons Richard Bowen, Donald Allred and Britt Bowen. The honorary pallbearers were George Whitten, Al Brown, Buddy Allred, Abe Jiron, E.P. Martinez Proferio Armijo, Pat Peraltà and Ton Lee K1ehne. Arrangements by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home of Silver City.

John P Allred, age 82, of Silver City, died Dec. 31, 1982 in Hillcrest Hospital. He was born July 19, 1900 in Wilson Canyon New Mexico Territory, the son of John and Melvina Vander Allred; and lived in this area all of his life. He was a self-employed bus driver for over 5 years, retiring in 1965. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints in Sllver City. Mr. Allred is survived by his wife, Belen Allred of Silver City, three daughters; Barbara Bowen of Coolidge, Ariz., Darlene Pino of Magdalena, N.M. and Margaret Allred of the home in Silver City; three sons, Richard Allred of Pine, Ariz., Clyde Allred of Tucson, and William Bill Allred of Arlee, Mont.; two brothers, Gus Allred of Glenwood, and Tristüm Allred of Pleasanton, N.M.; 17 grandchildren and iwo great grandchildren. Services were held Jan. 4 in the Church of Latter Day Saints on Swan Street in Silver City under the direction of Bishop Gary Stailey. Graveside services were conducted in-the Reserve Cemetery under the direction of Bishop George Gibbons. Serving as active pallbearers were Mr. Allred s grandsons Richard Bowen, Donald Allred and Britt Bowen. The honorary pallbearers were George Whitten, Al Brown, Buddy Allred, Abe Jiron, E.P. Martinez Proferio Armijo, Pat Peraltà and Ton Lee K1ehne. Arrangements by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home of Silver City.

Mrs. Ida May Allred, 68, a pioneer resident of Glenwood, died Saturday it Hillcrest General Hospital. She was the wife of John T. Allred, rancher and merchant of Glenwood. She was born in the mining town of Cooney and was a life long resident of Catron County. Besides her husband, surviving are three sons, Edward and Corin of Glenwood; Dr Dallas Allred, Rosewell; seven grandchildren; a brother, John Anderson, Miami AZ; and a sister Mrs Annie Phillips, globe AZ. Funeral services were held in the Glenwood community church, the Rev A B Cavenough officiating. Burial was in the family plot on the Allred ranch near Glenwood under the direction of Curtis mortuary. Mrs. Ida May Allred, 68, a pioneer resident of Glenwood, died Saturday it Hillcrest General Hospital. She was the wife of John T. Allred, rancher and merchant of Glenwood. She was born in the mining town of Cooney and was a life long resident of Catron county. Besides her husband, surviving are three sons, Edward and Corin of Glenwood; Dr Dallas Allred, Rosewell; seven grandchildren; a brother, John Anderson, Miami AZ; and a sister Mrs Annie Phillips, globe AZ. Funeral services were held in the Glenwood community church, the Rev A B Cavenough officiating. Burial was in the family plot on the Allred ranch near Glenwood under the direction of Curtis mortuary.

Mrs. Jettie M. Allred, 70, former Silver City resident who had resided in Glenwood for the past four years, died Friday at Hillcrest General Hospital in Silver City. Immediate survivors of the deceased include her husband, R. D. Allred of Glenwood; two sons, Cecil Adkinson of California and Elgin Adkinson of Glenwood; three grandchildren a brother, Ted Emerson of Silver City; and a sister, Mrs. Ollie Heard of Phoenix, Ariz. Rev. Frank Larson officiated at the services Monday at the Glenwood Community Church. Burial was made at the Glenwood Cemetery with the Curtis Mortuary in charge of arrangements.

Allred Aldo Fraling Allred, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Allred, died suddenly Monday morning after being taken to Hillcrest General Hospital. Death was attributed to unknown causes. The baby was seven months old. Mrs. Allred is the former Helen Beasley of Cliff. Besides the parents, survivors and a brother, Bill, one and one-half years old. Services were conducted Tuesday afternoon at the Mormon Church in Gila.

Allred Alvin Edward Allred, 47, of Glenwood, suffered a fatal heart ailment Monday morning at Las Cruces, where he had been working with the Lockwood & Modern Company. He was a native of Alma. Survivors of the deceased include his widow, Mrs. Betty Allred of Glenwood; four sons, John of Dallas, Bruce with the U.S. Navy stationed in Georgia, Dwayne of Springerville and Bobby of Glenwood; and six brothers, all of Silver City, Rags, Gus and Con of Glenwood, and Dr, Dallas Allred of Prescott, Ariz. The Rev, Harold E. Dykstra will officiate at the funeral services at 9 a.m. Thursday in the Glenwood Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in the family cemetery at Glenwood.

ALLRED Gus Allred, 72 a resident of Glenwood, entered eternal rest Sunday at Gila Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are pending. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Allred Gus Van Allred Sr., 83, a longtime area resident of Glenwood, died Monday evening in Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born Jan. 7, 1907 in Reserve. He was a cowpuncher, attended barber school in San Antonio, Texas, returned to Glenwood in 1930 to help his father, and established the present businesses in 1951. He was active in farming and ranching and his hobby was raising beautiful roses. Calling hours for Mr. Allred are today from 1-6 p.m. in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. Visitation will be held in the Presbyterian Church of Glenwood commencing at noon Thursday. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. Concluding services will be held in Glenwood with the Rev. David Rowe, pastor of the Presbyterian Church, officiating. Survivors include his wife, Virgie Allred of Glenwood; a son, Buddy Allred and his wife, June, of Glenwood; three brothers, Con and Tris Allred of Glenwoodand Dr. Dal Allred of Prescott, Ariz.; two grandchildren, Bucky Allred and his wife, Garnelle of Glenwood, and Mrs. Lester (Wendy) Peralta of Glenwood; and four great-grandchildren, Sybil, Colby and Sarah Allred, and Pecos Peralta, all of Glenwood. Three brothers preceded him in death. Casket bearers will be John, Bruce, Darrell and Richard Allred, John Wheatley and John Rutherford. Honorary bearers will be Porfirio Armijo, Raymond and Lewis Kelly, Dr. Samuel Dye, Urbano Chacon, Kenneth Hollimon, Clifford McMann, Billy Keihne, Buster Goetz, and his many friends. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Allred Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Allred were held in the First Presbyterian Church in Glenwood Monday morning at 1000. Rev. Harold E. Dykstra officiated. Interment followed in the family cemetery in Glenwood. Mrs. Allred is survived by four sons, John E., Brude D., Dwayne H., and Robert C. A sister, Miss Elaine Simpson and a brother William Simpson also survive. Curtis-Bright Funeral Home had charge of the arrangements.

Allred Mr. Reginald D. Allred, 69, died at Hillcrest Hospital Saturday, Dec. 21. Mr. Allred was a native of Reserve and had lived in Glenwood for the past 10 years. He was a resident of Silver City and was a barber for many years. Survivors include one son, Mr. Wayne Pruit of Silver City and one daughter, Mrs. Marian Jones of El Paso; seven grandchildren; five brothers, Ples of Silver City, Trio, Gus, and Conn, all of Glenwood, and Dallas of Prescott, Ariz. Funeral services were held in the Curtis Bright Funeral Chapel at 200 pm, Monday, Dec. 23 with Bishop Mancel Mortensen of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in charge of services. Silver City Elks Lodge No. 413 conducted graveside services at Memory Lane Cemetery. Casket bearers were Charles Holman, Reeves Fitzhugh, Eddie Mendoza, Mike Acosta, Billy Kiehne, and Perfirio Armijo.

Allred Wallace, 68, passed away Sunday at his residence in Pinos Altos. He was a lifelong resident of Grant County. He is survived by his son, Edward Allred of Silver City; his daughter, Susan Brown of Silver City and Barbara Schiender of Vanscoy Canada; and many nieces and nephews. The family has scheduled private funeral services. Family members selected Curtis Bright of Lordsburg to serve them.

ALLRED G. V. Buddy Allred Jr. 67, a lifetime Catron County resident, passed away Sunday at Gila Regional Medical Center in Silver City. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 this evening at Baca's Funeral Chapels and the funeral service will be held Wednesday at 130 in the afternoon at the Glenwood Park. Concluding services and interment will follow at the Glenwood Cemetery. Richard Alfred will officiate, assisted by the Rev. Wallace Smith and Jay Coombs. He was born March 18, 1928. in Luna to Gus Van Allied and Lucy Virginia Wheatley. On June 15, 1948, he married June Spurgeon in Silver City. Mr. Allied was an active businessman and civic leader in Catron County. Amon,g his many accomplishments were establishing the Catron County fire department and ambulance service, for which be drove for 28 years. Voters elected him to serve four terms as county commissioner. He was active as a member of the New Mexico Cattle Growers Association and the New Mexico Hospitality Association. He was a charter member of the Arizona-New Mexico Coalition of Counties. Until his retirement, Mr. Alfred owned and operated the Glenwood Trading Post, Blue Front Bar and Lariat Motel. Hunting and fishing were an important part of his life. The highlights of his outdoor life were bunting lions with the famous Lee brothers and most recently hunting and fishing with his grandchildren. Survivors include his loving wife, June Allred his son, James Bucky Allred, and his wife, Garnell; a daughter Wendy Paralta and her husband, Lester; his mother, Virgie Allred. and four grandchildren, Sybil, Colby and Sarah Allred and Pecos Peralta, all of Glenwood. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Marya Clay Allred, in1951 and his father, Gus Van Allred in 1990. Pallbearers will be Dwayne. Bobby Bruce, John, Bill and Darrel Alhtd, and John and Steven Wheatley. Honorary bearers are his large host of family and friends too numerous to mention. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels in Silver City.

ALLRED Jay D. Alfred, 57, a resident of Silver City, died Wednesday at Sierra Medical Center in El Paso, Texas. He was born March 19, 1938, in Brigham City, Utah, the son of Orson and Millered Allred. Most of his life he lived and worked in Utah. He was a general contractor by trade, and an avid outdoorsman. He loved dogs, horses. and living things. Other pastimes were bull riding, saddle bronco riding and rodeo clowning. He was a member of Moose Lodge No. 1718. He had lived in Silver City for the past three years, moving here from Ogden, Utah. He is survived by his wife, Sandra Alfred of the Family home; a son, Lance Alired of Yosemite, Calif.; two daughters, Kim Alene Alfred and her husband, Don Shelden, and their daughter, Alexa Shelden, all of New Canaan, Conn., and Cynthia Alired of Los Angeles; one brother, Douglas Mired, and his wife, Caroline, of Garland, Utah; and his sister, Susan Lewis, and her husband, Terry, of Lakeview, Fin. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Devon Allred. At his request, cremation has taken place. Entrustedto the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels and Baca's Mimbre.s Crematory.

Almanza; Debbie Ann Almanza, 13, resident of Deming died June 4. She was born August 14, 1970 in Deming and had completed her eighth grade at the Deming Junior High School where she was a member of the Junior Honor Society and had served as student council secretary. She was a member of St. Ann s Catholic Church. Rosary services were held June 7 at Baca's Wheeler Mortuary and the Funeral Mass was held June 8 at St. Ann s Catholic Church. Fr. Mike Macaya officiated and interment followed at Mountain View Cemetery. Survivors include her parents, Richard and Maria Almanza of Deming; three brothers, Ricky, Ernest and Leroy Almanza of Deming and grandparents, Teresa Almanza and Mr. and Mrs. Jesus Grado of Deming. Pallbearers were David, Charlie, Ruben, Eddie and Alex Almanza and Steve Duran. Arrangements by Baca's Wheeler Mortuary.

Almanza Jose Simon Joe Almanza, 31, a former Deming resident, died Tuesday, April 9, in Glendale, Calif. Visitation was to start at 3 this afternoon at Baca's Funeral Chjapels in Deming. The prayer vigil will be held at Baca's tonight at 730. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Saturday morning at 1030 at St. Ann s Catholic Church with the Augustinian Recollects officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. Mr. Almanza was born September 18, 1959, in Deming. He graduated from Deming High School on May 20, 1977. He had been a supervisor at Crest Medical Center in California for eight and a half years. A native of Deming, he moved to Los Angeles in 1979. Pallbearers will be Tony Alarcon, Anthony Alarcon, Orlando Molina, Ed Williamson, Bill Branco, and Dominic Trujillo. Honorary bearers are Hignio Molina, Jr., and Angel Zuniga. Mr. Almanza is survivedby his mother, Julia L. Almanza, of Los Angeles, a brother, Mike L. Almanza of Las Cruces; a sister, Socorro A. Alarcon and her husband, Tony, of Deming; a niece, Angela Marie Alarcon of Deming;a nephew, Anthony Keith Alarcon of Deming; his grandmother, CamilaD. Lucero of Deming; and a friend, Tony Williamson of Los Angeles.He was preceded in death by his father, Cuco Almanza, in 1983. Baca's Funeral Chapels of Deming is in charge of arrangements.

ALMANZA Mrs. Refugia G. Almanza, 84, of Hanover, died Sunday at Hillcrest General Hospital. Survivors are her daughter, Mrs. Maria A. Perez, of Hanover, and a son, Mike G. Almanza, of El Paso; 15 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Apostolica Church in Bayard, the Rev. Nicholas P. Castillo conducting the rites. Burial was in the Hanover Cemetery, under direction of the Curtis Mortuary.

ALONZO Visitation for Federico Alonzo, 38, of Deming will begin at 5 p.m. Friday at the family home, 1270 Talkalai Road. Liturgy will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Ann s Catholic Church. Alonzo died Tuesday at the University of New Mexico Medical Center. Survivors include his wife, Yolanda Alonzo; parents, Alejandro and Ana Alonzo; sons, Federico Jr., Edward Alonzo; daughter, Rose Ann Alonzo; brothers, Saul, Abraham and Eduardo Alonzo all of Deming, Carlos Alonzo of Colton, Calif., Jorje Alonzo of Morelia, Michoacan, Mexico, Emmanuel Alonzo of Ran.; sisters, Lourdes Lule and Analine Dominguez both of Deming.

J. H. Alphin, former prominent Grant County resident, died June 9 at his home in Eldorado, Ark., following a heart attack. Funeral services were held in Eldorado, where burial took place. For some years, Mr. Alphin owned and operated the historic Moon Ranch in the Glenwood area. He sold the ranch several years ago and returned to Arkansas. Two weeks ago, Mr. and Mrs. Alphin spent a week in Silver City visiting their many friends here and his death came as a distinct shock to them.J. H. Alphin, former prominent Grant County resident, died June 9 at his home in Eldorado, Ark., following a heart attack. Funeral services were held in Eldorado, where burial took place. For some years, Mr. Alphin owned and operated the historic Moon Ranch in the Glenwood area. He sold the ranch several years ago and returned to Arkansas. Two weeks ago, Mr. and Mrs. Alphin spent a week in Silver City visiting their many friends here and his death came as a distinct shock to them.

Alphin James Alphin, son of Mr. and Mrs. J.H. Alphin of the Moon Ranch, was killed Friday night. The death occurred near El Dorado, Ark. The deceased was well known in Silver City where at one time he was employed in the Bingaman & Snyder insurance offices. Both he and his family were frequent visitors here. The tragedy came at or about the time his parents had arrived in Little Rock, Ark., where they planned to spend the Christmas holidays. Survivors, in addition to the parents, are his wife and daughter.

Word has been received by friends here of the sudden death last night of Jim Alphin in an automobile accident at El Dorago Ark. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. J H Alphine well known ranchers of this district. The deceased formerly made his home in Silver City where he was employed by the Bingeman and Snyder offices. He and his family had visited here only recently. Besides his parents he is survived by his wife and daughter. Word has been received by friends here of the sudden death last night of Jim Alphin in an automobile accident at El Dorago Ark. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. J H Alphine well known ranchers of this district. The deceased formerly made his home in Silver City where he was employed by the Bingeman and Snyder offices. He and his family had visited here only recently. Besides his parents he is survived by his wife and daughter.

Alsip Joseph Robert Alsip, 62, died Sunday in Las Vegas, Nev. He was a resident of Glenwood. Survivors are his wife, Dorothy Alsip of Glendwood; two daughters, Jamie Alsip and Jeanne Billett and her husband, Richard, all of Silver City; three sons, Joseph Alsip and his wife, Mari, of Ventura, Calif., John Alsip and his wife, Susan, of Silver City, and Charles Alsip and his wife, Kathryn, of Glenwood, one sister, Martha Simpsom of Bakersfield, Calif., one brother, William Cleveland of Oklahoma City, Okla., six grandchildren, M Lisa Alsip, Joseph Alsip III, Joseph Wheeler, Joni Wheeler, Richard Billett and Anthonthy Alsip; and four brothers-in-law, Jim, Tom, Charles and Lacy Shelton, and their families. There will be a visitation Wed. from 1-3 p.m. in the Curtis-Bright chapel. A funeral service will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. in the community Presbyterian Church in Glenwood. The Rev. David Rowe will officiate. Serving as Pallbearers will be Buddy Alfred, Bucky Alfred, Lee Pierce, Ken Beth Scheider, Vernon Holliman and Van W. Sutton. Arrangements are with the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to the community Presbyterian Church in Glenwood.

The Rev.David Rowe will officiate. Serving as Pallbearers will be Buddy Alfred, Bucky Alfred, Lee Pierce, Ken Beth Scheider, Vernon Holliman and Van W. Sutton. Arrangements are with the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to the community Presbyterian Church in Glenwood.

Avelino Benavides Altamarado, 49, who had lived in Grant countyall of his life, died Friday at his home In Hurley. The deceased was born Jan 12, 1901 at North Hurley. Besides his widow, Eluyisa Altamarado, he is survived by a son Antonio; eight daughters, Ysidra Ramona Petra, Monica, Matilde, alma, Gloria, and Zenaida; his father, Luico altamarado; three brothers, Manual, Luico, and Ralph; a sister, Claire Elvira; and a granddaughter Ysidra Altamarado. Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at 5PM from Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic church in Bayard, with the Rev Fr Ramon Estivill officiating. Burial will be in the Hurley cemetery. Funeral arrangements were by Cox mortuary.

ALTAMIRANO Antonio V. Altamirano, 67, a lifelong resident of Silver City, passed away Friday at Fort Bayard Medical Center. He was born in Hatch on Oct. 12, 1928, to Avelino and Eloisa Altamirano. and was raised in Silver City. He served in the U.S. Army from March 1954 to March 1956. He worked as a miner for Kennecoit Copper Corp. for 40 years. He enjoyed family and friends, and was an avid pool player. He also enjoyed dancing. He is survived by his loving wile, Manuela Altamirano; four sons. Tony Altamirano Jr. and his wife, Isela, Lino Altantirano and his wife, Mary., and Joe Altamirano, all of Silver City, and Ray Altamirano of Albuquerque; two daughters. Mary Carreon and her husband, Tony, of Bayard, and Margie Cooper and her husband, Dave, of Littleton, Colo, ; six sisters, Ramona Moreno and her husband. Pat, Petra Molina and her husband, Ernest, and Tillie Vega and her husband, Oscar, of Tusson, Ariz., and Monica Dominguez and her husband, Manuel, Alma Vasquez and her husband, Ruben, and Senaida Montes and her husband, Jesse, all of Silver City; and 11 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Isidro Altamirano; and a sister, Gloria Marquez. Visitation will be held at Baca's Funeral Chapels starting at 5 pm today. The rosary will follow at 7. The Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Tuesday at 10 am. at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Concluding services will follow at Fort Bayard National Cemetery with veterans honors. Pallbearers are Jesse Moines Sr., Ernest Molmna Sr., Oscar Vega Sr., Adolfo Marquez Sr., Ruben Vasquez Sr. and John Scheibley. Honorary bearers are Manuel Dominguez, Erasmo Carreon, and hissons and grandsons. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Eleno (Blackie) Altamirano, age 60, passed away last Sunday. Mr. Altamirano was an employee, of the Grant Count Road Department. He is survived by his wife Mrs. Velia Altamirano of Silver City; four sisters, Mrs. Elvira A. Aragon, Santa Rosa, Mrs. Luciana Lopez and Mrs. Anne Thomas of Tucson, and Miss Beatrice Aragon of Silver City; three brothers, John Aragon and Casimire Aragon of Silver City City, Cipriano Aragon of Santa Fe. Mr. Altamirano laid in state at Curtis Mortuary chapel with rosary services said at 630 p.m. Tuesday and Mass on Wednesday at 10 a.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with the Rev. Fr. Joseph Murphy, officiating. Interment followed at the Catholic cemetery.

Eleno (Blackie) Altamirano, age 60, passed away last Sunday. Mr. Altamirano was an employee, of the Grant Count Road Department. He is survived by his wife Mrs. Velia Altamirano of Silver City; four sisters, Mrs. Elvira A. Aragon, Santa Rosa, Mrs. Luciana Lopez and Mrs. Anne Thomas of Tucson, and Miss Beatrice Aragon of Silver City; three brothers, John Aragon and Casimire Aragon of Silver City City, Cipriano Aragon of Santa Fe. Mr. Altamirano laid in state at Curtis Mortuary chapel with rosary services said at 630 p.m. Tuesday and Mass on Wednesday at 10 a.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with the Rev. Fr. Joseph Murphy, officiating. Interment followed at the Catholic cemetery.

Altamirano Graveside funeral services and burial took place Wednesday in the Catholic cemetery for Ernest Olivas Altamirano, five-months old son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Altamirano of Silver City, who passed away Tuesday after a brief illness. Interment was under direction of the Cox Mortuary.

Altamirano Guillermo Willie Altamirano, 60, died this morning in Tucson, Ariz. He was a resident of Mammoth, Ariz., and a former resident of Fierro. Arrangements are pending.

Altamirano Isidro V. Altamirano, 65, of Silver City passed away Monday at Gila Regional Medical Center. Mr. Altamirano was born Sept. 1, 1926, in Hurley to Abelino and Eloisa (Villa) Altamirano. He was a veteran of World War II, having served with the U.S. Army. He was a self-employed mechanic. He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Molly (Jacquez) Altamirano of Silver City; a daughter, Delores Vigil and her husband, Jesus, of Silver City; six sons, Isidro Altamirano and his wife, Delia, of Silver City, Manuel Altamirano and his wife, Diane, of Las Cruces, and Larry Altamirano and his wife, Patricia, David Altamirano and his wife, Irene, 2nd Lt. Richard Altamirano and his wife, Jenny, and Alex Altamirano and his wife, Lori, all of Silver City; six sisters, Ramona Moreno and her husband, Pat, Petra Molina and her husband, Ernest, and Tillie Vaga and her husband, Oscar, all of Tucson, Ariz., and Monica Dominguez and her husband, Manuel, Elma Vasquez and her husband, Ruben, and Senaida Montes and her husband, Jesse, all of Silver City; a brother, Antonio Altamirano and his wife, Nellie, of Silver City; 20 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. He was predeceased by a sister, Gloria Marquez. A memorial Mass will be celebrated Friday, Dec. 6, at 10 a.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Fort Bayard National Cemetery. A rosary will be recited tonight at 7 at Dannibles Chapel of the Roses. Arrangements are by Dannibles Chapel of the Roses in Silver City.

Altamirano Josepha Y. Altamirano, 80, passed away Monday, Dec. 3, in Silver City. Mrs. Altamirano was born in Dwyer, N.M. and had been a life long resident of Grant County where she was a member of the Holy Family Catholic Church in Hanover. She is survived by her daughter, Juana Zamora of Hanover, four sons, Ramon Y. Gomez and Thomas Y. Gomez both of Pico Rivera, California, Raymundo Y. Gomez of Montebello, California, Arturo G. Altamirano of Lakewood, California, sixteen grandchildren and niinee great-grandchildren. Rosary recitation was held Thursday, Dec. 6 at the Holy Family Catholic Church in Hanover. Mass of the Resurrection was held Friday, Dec. 7, at the Holy Family Catholic Church with the Reverend Father Benito Syen officiating at both services. Interment followed in the Silver City Catholic Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Paull Zamora, Richard Zamora. Daniel Gomez, Frank Gomez, Tommy Gomez and Larry Gomez.

Altamirano Mrs. Mable Lee Altamirano, 57, passed away at Hillcrest Hospital Altamirano Mrs. Mable Lee Altamirano, 57, passed away at Hillcrest Hospital Altamirano Manuel B. Altamirano died Nov. 4 at Hillcrest General Hospital. Mr. Altamirano was born March 13, 1917 in Hatch. He is survived by a sister, Clara Altamirano of California; two daughters, Olivia Pina and Pinnie Sandoval, both of Silver City plus seven grandchildren and one great-grandson. Services for Mr.

Altamirano were held Friday, Nov. 6; rosary service at 730 p.m. at St. Vincent de Paul and funeral mass Saturday, Nov. 7 at 930 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Pallbearers included Quirno Lobato, Adolfo Ybarra, Gustavo Molinar, Alex Sosoya, SergioSanchez and Alfonso Martinez. All arrangements under the direction of Wheeler Funeral Home.

Altamirano Manuel B. Altamirano died Nov. 4 at Hillcrest GeneralHospital. Mr. Altamirano was born March 13, 1917 in Hatch. He is survived by a sister, Clara Altamirano of California; two daughters, Olivia Pina and Pinnie Sandoval, both of Silver City plus seven grandchildren and one great-grandson. Services for Mr.

Altamirano were held Friday, Nov. 6; rosary service at 730 p.m. at St. Vincent de Paul and funeral mass Saturday, Nov. 7 at 930 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Pallbearers included Quirno Lobato, Adolfo Ybarra, Gustavo Molinar, Alex Sosoya, Sergio Sanchez and Alfonso Martinez. All arrangements under the direction of Wheeler Funeral Home.

Altamirano; Maria H. Altamirano, 70, died in Silver City. Maria was born in Sherman, NM and was a lifelong resident of Grant County. She was a member of the Bayard Apostolic Church and was involved with the adoptive Grandma s of Grant County. Mrs. Altamirano is survived by one son, Sam Espinosa of Crestline, Ca., two sisters, Antonia Page of Las Cruces, Irene H. Padilla of Deming; two brothers, Luis Hernandez of Santa Ana, Ca., Manuel Hernandez of Norwalk, Ca; four granddaughters and three great-grandchildren. Evening services were held at the Wheeler Funeral Home Chapel and funeral services were held at the Bayard Apostolic Church with Rev. Robert S. Chavarria officiating both services. Interment followed at the San Juan cemetery in Sherman. Serving as pallbearers were Manuel Jimenez, Tacho Padilla, Felix Dominguez, Tommy Polanco, Sam Delgado and Fred Martinez. Arrangements were by the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver CIty.

Altamirano Maria G. Altamirano, 73, died Friday, July 14, at University Hospital in Tucson. Mrs. Altamirano, a native of El Paso, Texas, was a resident of Mammoth, Ariz. at the time of her death. She was a former resident of Grant County. Mrs. Altamirano is survived by two sons, Willie Altamirano of San Manuel, Ariz., Francisco Altamirano of Mammoth, Ariz., ten grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Rosary recitation was at 7 p.m., July 17 in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel. Funeral Masswas Tuesday, July 18, at the Holy Family Catholic Church in Hanover, with Rev. Fr. Jesus Espinosa conducting both services Burial followed in the Hanover Cemetery.

Althaus Emily J. Althaus, 89, died Tuesday in Alamogordo. She was born Sept. 19, 1897, in Maryport, Cumberland, England. In 1957 she retired from Fort Bayard Veterans Hospital where she was a recreation and hospitality director. Survivors are a son, Harry F. Althous of Albuquerque; two daughters, Mrs. Charlie (Jean) Lee and Mrs. Ray (Mary Jane) Mcdowell, both of Alamogordo; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the First Presbyterian Church in Alamogordo. Interment will follow in Monte Vista Cemetery. Friendsmay call at the Hamilton Funeral Home in Alamogordo today from 3-5p.m. and from 7-9 p.m. Should friends desire, contributions may bemade to the Salvation Army or the First Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund.

Althaus Harry G. Althaus, 73, a native of Gillespie County, Tex., died suddenly Monday night at his home in Alamogordo. For 35 years, from 1922 to 1957, Mr. Althaus was in the supply department of the (then) Veterans Administration Hospital at Fort Bayard. From there he moved to Alamogordo where he managed the Country Club from 1957 to 1960. He served as manager of the Country Club at Anthony from 1961 to 1964. Upon his retirement hereturned to Alamogordo. Mr. Althaus was a World War I veteran, serving overseas with the U.S. Marine Corps. He was a member of the Veterans of WWI, the American Legion and the 40 & 8 Society. Survivors of the deceased include his widow, Mrs. Emily Althaus ofAlamogordo; a son, Harry F. Althaus of Las Vegas, Nev.; two daughters, Mrs. Jean Lee and Mrs. Mary Jane MacDowell, both of Alamogordo; six grandchildren; a brother, Walter Althaus of McNeil, Ariz.; and a sister, Mrs. Frieda Rogers of Lebanon, Ariz. Funeral services are to be held at 10 a.m. today (Thursday) in the chapel of the Mullins-Hamilton Funeral Home in Alamogordo with interment to follow in the Monte Vista Cemetery. The Rev. Lee Huebert, minister of the Presbyterian Church, will officiate.

ALTAMIRADO Amilia, Molly Altamirado, 64, a longtime resident of Silver City, entered into eternal rest Saturday at Gila Regional Medical Center. She was born in Silver City on March 14, 1932, to Santiago and Maria Ortega Jacqucz. She was a member of the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and was a cook at Sunset Vista Nursing Home. She is survived by six sons, Isidro Altarnirano and his wife, Delia, of Silver City. Manuel Ahamirado and his wife, Diane, of Santa Fe, Larry Altamirado and his wife, Patty, of Silver City, David Porky Altamirado and his wife, Irene, of Silver City, Rick Altamirado and his wife, Jenny, of Las Cruccs, and Alex Altamirado and his wife, Lori, of Silver City; one daughter, Dolores Nana Vigil, and her husband, Chuy, of Silver City; six brothers, Jimmy, Rudy and Ainando Jacquez, all of Silver City, Fidel and Roland Jacquez, both of Las Vegas, Nev., and Robert Jacqucz of Tucson, Ariz.; and five sisters, Pricilla Gomcz, Lupe Barragan, Mary AnnOriiz, Alicia Carrasco and Delia Garcia, all of Silver City. She was preceded in death by her husband, Isidro Ahamirado; a brother, Tony Jacquez; two sisters, Rachel Monies and Rita Provenrio; and a grandson, Christopher Altamirado. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 5-7 p.m. at Baca's Funeral Chapels, where the rosary will be recited by Deacon Johnmc Perez at 7 p.m. The funeral Mass will be celebrated by the Rev. Rod Nichols on Wednesday morning at 10 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Cremation will follow the funeral service. Serving as casket hearers will be Joe Zarnora, John Provencto, Joe Montes, Ruben Vasqucz, David Garcia and Adrian Garcia. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels and Baca's Mimbres Crematorium.

Mrs. Fay D. Henry was adviscd Saturday of the death of her brother, Frank 0. Aton in Detroit Mich Funeral services were held Monday followed by burial in Detroit Recently, Mrs Henry had returned from a visit to her brother who had been in ill health. Mrs. Fay D. Henry was advised Saturday of the death of her brother, Frank 0. Aton in Detroit Mich Funeral services were held Monday followed by burial in Detroit Recently, Mrs Henry had returned from a visit to her brother who had been in ill health.

Altuna Fred Randal Altuna, 35, a lifelong Las Cruces resident, entered eternal life Friday afternoon. He was born Jan. 23, 1959, in Las Cruces and graduated from Las Cruces High school in 1978. He attended New Mexico State University and was the import sales manager for Borman Automotive. He was a member of the Sortoma Club and devoted member of the Catholic Church. Mr. Altuna will be most fondly remembered for his dedication to his family, friends and career. Some of the hobbies he loved teh best were collecting old radios and racing radio-controlled cars with his son. Surivors include his loving wife, Gail Stroman Sltuna, a son, Cory Altuna, and a daughter, Christi Altuna, all of the home; his stepchildren, Kelly James and Kendra Gail Birchfield, both of Lubbock, Texas; his parents, Robert and Rosa Altuna of Las Cruces; a brother, Robert Altuna Jr. of Austin, Texas; five sisters, Roasmary villarreal of Scottsdale, Ariz., Frances Martinex and Rhonda Apodaca, both of Las Cruces, Roxanna Shields of Santa Rosa, Calif., and Melanie Vigil of El Paso, Texas; and his in-laws, Jackand Frances Stroman of Silver City. Other survivors include numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and many dear friends. Mr. Altuna will be reposing today from 3-5 p.m. in Baca's Funeral Chapels, 300 E. Boutz Road, Las Cruces. The prayer vigil will be held tonight at 7 in Immaculate Heart of Mary Cathedral, 715 E. Idaho Ave. in Las Cruces. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral liturgy Tuesday at 10 a.m. also in the cathedral, with the Most Rev. Ricardo Ramirez officiating. The rite of committal will follow at Masonic Cemetery on South Compress Road. Serving as casket bearers will be Bobby Altuna, Mel Croswell, Richard Garay, Doug Peterson Edmond, Alvarez and Bill Anderson. Honorary bearers will be Leon and Bill Stroman, Porky Martinez, Rick Shileds, Enrique Vigil and Henry Apodaca. Floral tributes will be gratefully accepted or memorial contributions may be made to Mesilla Valley Hospice, 125 Wyatt, Las Cruces, N.M. 88005 or to the American Cancer Society, 121 Wyatt Drive No. 12, Las Cruces, N.M. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels in Las Cruces.

ALVARADO Cruz Gonzales Alvarado, 72, a lifelong resident of Silver City, died Thursday at Memorial Mcdical Center in Las Cruces. Mrs. Alvarado was born Sept. 19, 1924, in Silver City to Jesus and Elisa Tellez Gonzales. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Survivors include her husband, Jesus Alvarado of Silver City; two sons, Ruben R. Alvarado and Edward G. Alvarado, both of Silver City; three brothers, Leo Gonzales and his wife, Aggie, of Pico Rivera, Calif., Jesus Gonzales Jr., also of Pico Rivera, and Enrique Gonzales of Silver City; and two sisters, Frances Perez of Silver City, and Polly Polanco and her husband, Candido, of Phoenix. Visitation will be held today from 4-7 p.m. at Baca's Funeral Chapels, where the prayer vigil will he held at 7 p.m. with Deacon Johnnie Perez reciting the holy rosary. Mass of the Christian burial will be celebrated Tuesday at 10 a.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with the Rev. Rod Nichols officiating. Burial will follow at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Cemetery. Pallbearers will he Tim Muñoz. Richard Muñoz, Eloy Valenzuela, Danny Valcnzuela, Leo Gonzales Jr. and Baldomero Sanchez Sr. Honorary bearers are her nieces, nephews. cousins and friends. Entrusted to the care ol Baca's Funeral Chapels

ALVARADOEvangelina M. Alvarado, 57, a lifelong resident of Silver City, entered rest eternal Thursday, Jan. 22, at her home. She was born Oct. 19, 1940, in Silver City to Ramon C. and Damiana Herrera Monje. She loved her family and enjoyed spending time with them on outings. She read books, listened to music and did gourmet cooking. The evening prayer service will be held Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Baca's Funeral Chapels with David Strain officiating. Survivors include her mother, Damiana H. Monje of Silver City; five children, Emma D. Alvarado, Ray Alvarado, D.J. Alvarado and his wife, Deby, Arlene Carr and Roxanne Alvarado, all of Silver City; and nine grandchildren, Roman Alvardo, Guillermo and Eric Alvarado, Albert and Amber Hill, Michael and Jason Alvarado, Kenneth Crockett Martinez and Kevin Martinez. She was preceded in death by her father, Ramon C. Monje, June 22, 1997. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice. Cremation has taken place with Baca's Mimbres Crematorium in Deming. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive. Phone 388-2334.

ALVARADO Genaro V Henry Alvarado, 69, a resident of Bayard, entered int eternal rest Friday, Jan. 22 at the Silver City Care Center. He was born Dec. 9 1929, in Santa Rita to Bonfacio and Basilia (Medina) Alvarado. He retired from Kennecott Copper Corp. as big-truck shop foreman after 43 years of service. He was communicant at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church an a member of the Knights of Columbus. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict. Calling hour will be held from 5-7 p.m Sunday 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 Monday at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church with Father Paulus Kao officiating. Cremation will follow at Baca's Mimbres Crematorium. He is survived by his wife, Margaret Alvarado of Bayard; one daughter, Cecilia Sis Alvarado of Pinos Altos; and four brothers, Robert Alvarado of Silver City, Jesus Alvarado of Silver City, Bonifacio Alvarado Jr. of Mountain View, Calif., and Rudy Alvarado of Bayard. Also surviving are four grandchildren. He was pre- ceded in death by his parents, Bonifacio Alvarado, in 1974, and Basilia Alvarado, in 1963; a son, Joseph Michael Alvarado, in 1977; and his sisters, Rita Munoz, in 1986, and Teresa Treviso, in 1997. Casket bearers will be Robert Alvarado, Jesus Alvarado, Bonifacio Alvarado Jr., Rudy Alvarado, Eloy Munoz and Richard Munoz. Honorary bearers are Joseph M. Lozano, Jason C. Lozano, Royce A. Cuevas, Cheyenne Cuevas, Tommy Ryan, Rudy Castillo, Emilio Treviso, Henry Munoz, Fred Cuevas, Nioma Alvarado, his remaining nieces and nephews, and his many friends at work. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive.; Phone 388-2334.

Joseph Michael Alvarado, 21, of Bayard was fatally injured in a one car accident last Friday evening. The accident occurred on the access road leading to Fort Bayard from Highway 180. Riding with Alvarado were Billy Lawrence, Cecilia Alvarado and Dolores Treviso all of Bayard. Lawrence and Miss Treviso were hospitalized at Hillcrest but have since been discharged. Miss Alvarado was treated at the hospital and released. The deceased was a 1974 gradate of Cobre High School and at the time of his death was employed by Kennecott. He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Genaro M. Alvarado. a sister, Cecilia. and his maternal grandmother. Mrs. Cecilia Fl Ryan. all of Bayard. The Rosary recitation was held at Ou Lads of Fatima catholic Church.in Bayard on Monday. The funeral mass was Tuesday. also at Our Lady of Fatima. Interment was in tile Catholic Cemetery in Silver City. Serving as pallbearers were Robert Ryan. Joe Guiterez Bill Ryan. Richard Munoz, Billy Schafer and Bobby Trivizo. The honorary pallbearers were Eddie Houserman. Eugene Lawrence, Eloy Munoz. Mario Garcia and John Ryan. Jr.

Mrs. Bracilia Alvarado, 58, of Santa Rita, died Saturday in Hillcrest Hospital.  She was the wife of Bonifacio Alvarado Other survivors are two daughters, five Sons, four sisters, 10 grandchildren. Rosary services were held at 730 p.m. Monday at Santa Rita Catholic Church, followed by mass at 9 a.m. Tuesday, the Rev. Fr. Julian Ordonez, officiating. Burial took place in the Santa Rita Cemetery under the direction of the Curtis Mortuary, Mrs. Bracilia Alvarado, 58, of Santa Rita, died Saturday in Hillcrest Hospital. She was the wife of Bonifacio Alvarado Other survivors are two daughters, five Sons, four sisters, 10 grandchildren. Rosary services were held at 730 p.m. Monday at Santa Rita Catholic Church, followed by mass at 9 a.m. Tuesday, the Rev. Fr. Julian Ordonez, officiating. Burial took place in the Santa Rita Cemetery under the direction of the Curtis Mortuary,

ALVARADO Rudolpho M. Rudy Alvarado, 52, a Grant County resident. passed away Friday, April 16, at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born Sept. 22, 1946, in Santa Rita to Bonifacio and Bascilia Alvarado. He was a communicant of the Catholic Church, a member of Local 890 of the Steelworkers union, a U.S. Army Vietnam veteran, and a member of the Order of the Purple Heart. Mr. Alvarado was employed at Chino Mines Co. Visitation will begin at 4 today at Baca's Funeral Chapels. The vigil service will follow at 6, with Deacon Johnnie Perez leading the recitation of the holy rosary. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard with Deacon Johnnie Perez officiating. Concluding services and interment will follow at Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Honors will be accorded by local veterans groups. Mr. Alvarado is survived by his wife, Patty Bambie Alvarado of Bayard; one son, Joshua Alvarado of Mimbres; one daughter, Neoma Alvarado of Bayard; three brothers, Bonifacio Alvarado of Mountain View, Calif., and Robert and Jesus Alvarado, both of Silver City; and a daughter-in-law, Robin Cates of Mimbres. He was A preceded in death by his brother, Henry Alvarado, and father-in-law, Victor Ortiz. Casket bearers will be m Robbie Gomez, Randy Gomez, Chuy Ortiz, Richard Ortiz, Pat Gomez and Richard Munoz. Honorary bearers are Leo Francisco, Eloy Medina, Gonzalo Picho Gomez, Johnny Gonzales, Ramon Woods, Ralph Cordova, Chris Twisty Cruz, Paul Valencia, and all his remaining family and friends. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive.

Alvarado Anastacio Chavez Alvarado, 87, of Silver City died Saturday in Hacienda de Salud nursing home. He was born Jan. 4, 1903, in San Alvino, N.M., and had been a Grant County resident since 1918. He worked in the carpentry shop at Chino Mines until his retirement in 1962. He was a former member of Local 890 of the United Steelworkers Union. Calling hours were to be held from1-5 p.m. today in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels, where funeral services will be held Wednesday morning at 10. Concluding services will follow in the Silver City Catholic Cemetery. Pastor Rafael Rueda will officiate. Survivors include three sons, Pedro and Alfredo Hernandez of Silver City, and Pablo Alvarado of Central; four daughters, Gloria Alvarado of Tucson, Ariz., and Sara Gonzales, Maria Maldonado and Juana Fajardo, all of Silver City; a brother, Carlos C. Jaramillo of Silver City; 37 grandchildren; and 45 great-grandchildren. Casket bearers will be Andy, Tony and Robert Gonzales, Manuel Maldonado, Sammy Fierro, Jr. and Mariano Estrada. Honorary bearers will be Severiano Vasquez, Frank Ogas and James Chapin. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

A Alvarado Mr. Bonifacio C. Alvarado, 73, died at Ft. Bayard Medical Center following an extended illness. Mr. Alvarado was a native of Mimbres and had lived in Grant County all of his life. His wife Mrs. Basalia M. Alvarado, preceded him in death in 1963. Survivors include five sons, Henry of Bayard, Robert of Silver City, Jesus of Silver City, Bonifacio of Mountain View, CA., and Rudy of Ft. Bayard; two daughters, Mrs. Rita Munoz of Silver City and Mrs. Teresa Trivizo of Bayard; 17 grandchildren, and one sister, Miss Adelia Alvarado, of Los Angeles, CA.lvarado Mr. Bonifacio C. Alvarado, 73, died at Ft. Bayard Medical Center.

Mr. Bonifacio C. Alvarado, 73, died at Ft. Bayard Medical Center fol?

Alvarado Candelario C. Alvarado and Esequiel Chavez, both of Silver City, were killed and seven others injured Friday afternoon when a jeep crashed into a pickup truck at the intersection of Highway 180 and the new townsite in Santa Rita. The jeep s brakes apparently failed to hold and it plowed into the truck, overturning it. The jeep was driven by John C. Utzinger of Santa Rita, who escaped injury. All were employees of Kennecott. State policeman Neil Moore and sheriff s officers investigated the accident and Moore reported that the two men died of chest injuries. Candelario C. Alvarado, 47, was an electrical helper at the Kennecott mine in Santa Rita and had lived in Silver City for 41 years. He is survived by his wife; six sons, Stanislado, with the armed forces in Germany, Willie, who is stationed with the armed forces in Mass., and Reynaldo, Manuel and Antonio, all of Silver City; three brothers; Anastacio, Santa Rita; Rafael and a half brother, Carlos Jaramillo, who was also injured in the accident. Rosary services were held at the home, 508 S. Arizona St., Monday evening and funeral mass was at 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. Vincent de Paul s Church. Burial was at 5 p.m. Tuesday afternoon at the Catholic Cemetery in Silver City, under the direction of Cox Mortuary.

ALVARADO Cruz Alvarado of Silver City died Wednesday at Memorial Medical Center in Las Cruces. Services are pending. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels

Alvarado Mrs. Eduarda Garcia Alvarado, 87, died Monday at her home in Santa Rita, where she had lived for many years. She was born in Mexico. Surviving are three sons, Louis and Pedro Alvarado, of Santa Rita and Eluterio Alvarado, El Paso; also, 21 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. Other survivors are a brother, Simon Garcia and a sister, Mrs. Noberta Sisneros, of Juarez, Mexico. Rosary services were held Tuesday evening at the Santa Rita Catholic church, followed by mass at 10 a.m. Wednesday. Burial was in the Santa Rita cemetery. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Cox Mortuary.

Alvarado Eva Fisher Alvarado, age 52, died Tuesday in Gila Regional Medical Center. She was born April 24, 1936 in Silver City; was a lifelong resident; was a member of the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church; and had worked as a cook. Calling hours will be held from 2-9 p.m. today with rosary service at 730 p.m. in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapel. The Rev. Melchor Dano will officiate. Mass of the Christian burial will be cleebrated Friday morning at 10 in the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Interment will follow in the Catholic Cemetery with the Rev. Richard Lynch officiating. Survivors include four daughters, Marie, Mary Ann, Louise and Lorraine Alvarado, all of Silver City; two brothers, Benjamin Fisher of San Francisco, Calif., and Robert Fisher of Riverside, Calif.; two sisters, Evelyn Arellano of Silver Ctiy and Kate Iturralde of Columbia, S.C.; and three grandsons, Benjamin and Nathanael Fischer and Eloy Duran III, all of Silver City. Casket bearers will be Joe Arellano, Armando Chaires, Joe Ferrell, Mark Medina, Salvador Iturralde and Armando Torres. Honorary bearers will be George and Norman Arellano, Boby Fisher, and Robert and Steve Iturralde. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Alvarado Juana Barreras Alvarado, 97, a 75-year resident of Grant County, entered into eternal rest Thursday at Gila Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Alvarado was born Oct. 27, 1897 to Julian and Jesus Ortega Barreras in Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, Mexico. They moved to Chamberino, N.M. and then to Grant County, where she continued a good life and raised her family. She was a past member of the Sacred Heart League and was a communicant of the Roman Catholic Church. Visitation was held Sunday afternoon at Baca's Funeral Chapels, where the prayer vigil was held at seven Sunday evening. Mass of the Christian burial was celebrated this morning at ten at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard and the rite of committal followed at the Hanover Cemetery. The Rev. Paulus Kao officiated. Pallbearers were John Esqueda Jr., Gary and Steve Fletcher, Tommy Martinez, Eddie Santa Maria Jr. and Luis Alvarado. Survivors are her two sons, Angel Alvarado of Bayard and Ruben Alvarado of Las Cruces; five daughters, Andrea Esqueda of Central, and Lupe and Luisa Fletcher, Maria Martinez and Josepha Whitley, all of Bayard; a brother, Trinidad Barreras of California; two sisters, Clementa Morales of Bayard and Leonor Legarda of Deming; eighteen grandchildren; twenty five great-grandchildren; and fourteen great-great-grandchildren. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Alvarado Lorenzo Vega Alvarado, 62, a resident of Pico Rivera, Calif., passed away at Presbyterian Inter Community Hospital in Whittier, Calif. He was a retired machinist operator and a former machinist operator and a former resident of Central. Mr. Alvarado was a member of St. Hilary Catholic Church in Pico Rivera. He is survived by two sons, Lorenzo A. Alvarado and David A. Alvarado of the home; eight grandchildren; one great-grandson; and an uncle, Julio Vega, and a sister, Sista Luna, both of Central. He is also survived by a very special friend, Virginia La Carra of Pico Rivera, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his wife, Gloria Acosta Alvarado, on Sept. 28, 1992, and by his sister, Sotera Arrey, on March 23, 1986. The prayer vigil was held at Morrows Mortuary on June 16 with the Rev. Christian Van Liefde officiating. Mass of the resurrection was celebrated June 17 with the Rev. Frank Rousseau officiating. Interment followed at Rose Hills Cemetery in Whittier.

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Arfecta Molinar Alvarez, 84, resident of 518 South Pearl died at her home recently. She was born April 12, 1900 in San Buenaventura, Chihuahua, Mexico and moved here 67 years ago. She was a communicant of St. Ann s Catholic Church and a member of the Apostleship of Prayer. Rosary services were held at Baca's Wheeler Funeral Chapel. Funeral Mass was at St. Ann s Catholic Church. Fr. Jesus De Arrilucea officiated and interment followed at Mountain View Cemetery. Survivors include five sons, Severiano Alvarez, San Bernardino, Ca., Humberto Alvarez, Whittier, Ca., Jose Belisario and Manuel Alvarez of Deming; two daughters, Ramona Lucero, Colton, Ca., and Connie Perrault of Deming; one sister, Laura Molina, Deming; 32 grandchildren and 37 great-grandchildren. Baca's Wheeler Funeral Chapels was in charge of arrangements.

Alvarez; De? Alvarado; Pedro Garcia Alvarado, 82, died April 15 in Las Cruces. Mr. Alvarado was born in Durango, Mexico, but had been a resident of Grant County since 1926. He was a communicant of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church and a member of Mine Mill Local 890. Mr. Alvarado is survived by two daughters. Rachel Alexander and Olga Uribe both of Los Angeles, Calif.; 12 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Rosary recitation was held April 17 at the Wheeler Funeral Home Chapel and Mass of the Resurrection was celebrated April 18 at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church with Rev. Ricardo Hinozal officiating both services. Interment followed at the Hanover Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Richard Fletcher, Roberto Fletcher, Roberto Alvarado, Johnny Esqueda, Mark Alvarado, Luis Whitley and Gilbert Martinez Jr. Honorary pallbearers were Antonio Alvarado, Carlos Alvarado, Edward Alvarado Jr, Rafael Alvarado, Nicolas Alexander and Benjamin Uribe. Arrangements by the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

Alvarado Ruben Alvarado, 32, of Meadow Lake, died Friday in an automobile accident north of Los Lunas. He was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard. Mr. Alvarado was a Vietnam veteran and was most recently employed at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Albuquerque. Survivors include his wife, Lidia, and one daughter, Sonya Marie Alvarado, both of Meadow Lake; his father, Fernando Alvarado, and his mother Esperanza Alvarado, both of Meadow Lake; one grandmother, Solend De La Torre of Central; four brothers, Manuel and his wife Delia Alvarado of Bayard; Armando and his wife Ida Alvarado of Albuquerque, Fernando Alvarado Jr., of Bosque Farms and Ernest Alvarado of Sana Fe.; one sister, Mary, and her husband, Art Ortiz of Las Cruces, five nieces, Norma, Sandra, Lisa, Christina and Amanda and three nephews, Marcos, Fernando Alvarado III and Xavier. Remains will lie in state in the Peralta Catholic Church in Peralta from 5-8 tonight, and rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday morning at 10 in the Peralta Catholic Church, and burial will follow in the El Cerro Cemetery in El Cerro. Pallbearers will be Gary Cook, Arturo Jauriqui, June Jauriqui, Fernanado Alvarado III, Eddie Barela and Louis Hernandez. The Romero Funeral Home in Belen is in charge of arrangements.

ALVARADO Severiano Barreras Alvarado. 84. a resident of Santa Clara, passed away Monday at his home in Santa Clara. He was horn Aug. 22, 1912, to Sotero and Maria Elijia (Barreras) Alvarado in Santa Clara. He began a career in mining at the Hazard Mine in Pinos Altos in 1934, and in 1939, lie was hired by Asarco Mines in Vanadium. He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving during World War H in Normandy, Northern France, Ardennes, Rhine-land, and Central Europe. He received the European African Middle Eastern Service Medal. In 1942, he married Eloisa Ogas in California. After being discharged from the military in 1945, he and his wife returned to New Mexico, where he continued working with Asarco until 1957. He worked several jobs in New Mexico and California, retiring in 1977 from Blue Ribbon Beer Brewery in Los Angeles. He is survived by a daughter, Billie Marquez, and her husband, Johnny, of California; a sister, Andrea Ybarra of Downey, Calif.; and numerous nephews and nieces, including Rudy Chapin and his wife, Autonia, Manuel Holguin and his wife, Susie, Victor Rodriguez and his wife, Corina, and Virginia Apodaca and her husband, Joe, all of Santa Clara. He was preceded in death by his wife, Eloisa Alvarado, in 1955; a daughter, Cecilia Madrid, in 1959; a son, Danny Chapin, in 1964; a brother, Max Alvarado, in 1981; and five sisters, Ramona De La 0, Mary Escovar, Seferina Holguin, Laura Bates, and, most recently, Catalina Jimenez, in 1996. Visitation will he held Thursday from3-5 p.m. at Curiis-Bright Funeral Home. The rosary will begin at 815 p.m. at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard. The funeral liturgy will begin at 8a.m.Friday at the church with the Rev. Paulus Kao celebrating. The rite of committal will follow in Fort Bayard National Cemetery with military honors by Grant County veterans groups. Serving as pall hearers will he Tohy Padilla, Rudy Chapin, Johnny Marquez, Jesse Jimcnez, Salvador Holguin and Isaac Apodaca. Honorary pallbearers will he James Chapin, Joe Apodaca, Gary Romero, Javier Rivera and Rey PJacencio. Family members selected Curtis-Bright and Lordsburg Funeral Homes to serve them.

Death at the family home in Bayard Tuesday summoned Angela Alvarado, five months old laughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Alvarado. Funeral arrangements were in charge of the Curtis Mortuary. Services were held at Bayard, followed by burial In the Hanover cemetery. Death at the family home in Bayard Tuesday summoned Angela Alvarado, five months old laughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Alvarado. Funeral arrangements were in charge of the Curtis Mortuary. Services were held at Bayard, followed by burial In the Hanover cemetery.

ALVAREZ Alfonso S. Alvarez, 79, of Lordsburg passed away Wednesday, March 3, at Gila Regional Medical Center. The family is receiving friends from noon to 4 p.m. today and 3-6 p.m. Sunday at Lordsburg Funeral Home. The rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Sunday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10am _Monday, also at the church, with Father Pedro Valdez. Interment will be at Shakespeare Cemetery. Mr. Alvarez was born April 5, 1919, in Torreon Coach, Mexico, the son of Pasqual Alvarez and Luz Santoyo Alvarez. He was married to Guadalupe Sifuentes, who preceded him in death in August 1996. Mr. Alvarez is survived by six sons, Luis Alvarez and his wife, Alizia, and Manuel Alvarez and his wife, Yvoine, all of Anaheim, Calif., Alfonso Alvarez Jr. and his wife, Lupe, and Humberto Alvarez and his wife, Vickie, all of Lordsburg, Peter Alvarez and his wife, Vickie, of Las Cruces, and Ramon Alvarez of Lordsburg; six daughters, Tera Lopez and her husband, Armundo, of Baldwin Park, Calif., Luz Marquez, Martha Ellingsworth and her husband, John, and Margie Montano and her husband, David, all of Lordsburg, Ro- cio Sierra and her husband, Eugene, of Columbus, and Celia Rico and her husband, David, of Fairfax, Va.; 40 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Consuelo Luna of El Paso, Texas. Pallbearers for Mr. Alvarez will be John Ellingsworth, Christopher Alfred, Alfman Alvarez, Eu- gene Sierra Jr., Joseph Marquez and Charles Alvarez. Lordsburg Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Ariz., Mrs. Frances Noriega of Phoenix, Ariz., Mrs. Amelia Garcia of phoenix, Arlz., and Mrs. Angelita Flores of Eloy, Ariz.; two 8unts, Mrs. Juanito Valenzuela and Mrs. Chafe Vaienzuela, both of Tucson, Ariz Rosary was said in the Tucson Mortuary Ch apel in Tucson, Ariz., Friday at 8 a. m. Mass was said at the St. Augustine Church Saturday forenoon with interment following in the Holy Hope Cemetery in Tucson.

Miguel V. Alvarez, 40, died at hillcrest General hospital June 23 following an extended illness. Mr. Alvarez way; a native of Sonora, Ariz, and was a long tune resident of Silver City. Survivors include his parents. Mr. And Mrs. Ramon Alvarez of Silver City; two daughter and one son; one brother, Pete, of Tucson, Ariz. four sisters, Mrs. Aurora Gomez of Kerney, .

Ariz., Mrs. Frances Noriega of Phoenix, Ariz., Mrs. Amelia Garcia of phoenix, Arlz., and Mrs. Angelita Flores of Eloy, Ariz.; two 8unts, Mrs. Juanito Valenzuela and Mrs. Chafe Vaienzuela, both of Tucson, ArizRosary was said in the Tucson Mortuary Ch apel in Tucson, Ariz., Friday at 8 a. m. Mass was said at the St. Augustine Church Saturday forenoon with interment foloowing in the Holy Hope Cemetery in Tucson. Alvarez Carmen Alvarez, 76, a former Silver City resident, died Friday, April 19, in Escalon, Calif. Services were held Tuesday, April 23, at St. Patrick s Catholic Church in Escalon. Mrs. Alvarez was born in Colorado, but moved to Silver City shortly after her birth. She moved to California in 1950. She was a nursery worker. Survivors include seven children, Emilio Morones and his wife, Angie, of Santa Ana, Calif., Ruben Morones of Palmdale, Calif., Carlos Morones of El Paso, Texas, Elvira Arredondo and her husband, Tony, of Milwaukee, Lorenzo Gonzales of Escalon, and Arthur Morones and his wife, Anita, and Frank Moronesand his wife, Julia, all of Silver City. She is also survived by a sister, 22 grand children and 28 great-grandchildren.

Alvarez Carmen Alvarez, 76, a former Silver City resident, died Friday, April 19, in Escalon, Calif. Services were held Tuesday, April 23, at St. Patrick s Catholic Church in Escalon. Mrs. Alvarez was born in Colorado, but moved to Silver City shortly after her birth. She moved to California in 1950. She was a nursery worker. Survivors include seven children, Emilio Morones and his wife, Angie, of Santa Ana, Calif., Ruben Morones of Palmdale, Calif., Carlos Morones of El Paso, Texas, Elvira Arredondo and her husband, Tony, of Milwaukee, Lorenzo Gonzales of Escalon, and Arthur Morones and his wife, Anita, and Frank Moronesand his wife, Julia, all of Silver City. She is also survived by a sister, 22 grand children and 28 great-grandchildren.

Alvarez Daniel Armijo Alvarez, 36, a lifetime resident of Central, died Sunday in Albuquerque. He was born March 27, 1959 in Truth or Consequences. Mr. Alvarez was an avid fisherman, hunter and bicycle rider, and loved the outdoors. Other hobbies were archery, woodworking and baseball. He was medically retired from Fort Bayard Medical Center, where he was supervisor for nursing assistants. Calling hours were to be held this afternoon from 3-5 in Baca's Funeral Chapels, where the prayer vigil will be held tonight at seven with Deacon Johnnie Perez reciting the rosary. The funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday morning at ten in St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with the Rev. Rod Nichols officiating. The rite of committal and burial will follow at 330 p.m. in the Chloride Cemetery in Chloride. Survivors include his parents, Max M. Alvarez of San Lorenzo and Rosie A. Alvarez of Las Cruces; parental grandparents, Audelita Alvarez and the late Max Alvarez Sr. of Silver City; maternal grandparents, Eduardo Armijo and the late Alvita Armijo of Alamogordo; his fiancee, Patricia Maynes of Central; two sons, Danny Alvarez Jr. of Italy and Ace Alvarez of Central; two stepsons, Benjie Maynes Jr. and Patrick Maynes of Central; a daughter, Tabitha Alvarez of Central; two stepdaughters, Stephanie and Sandi Maynes of Central; a sister, Grace Marquez, and her husband, Rudy of Hurley; several aunts, uncles and cousins; and a niece and nephew, Maxine and Rudy Marquez III of Hurley. Casket bearers will be Robert Dominguez, David Jaramillo, Paul Armijo, Lupe Reyes Jr., Eloy Alvarez Jr. and Gilbert Alvarez. Honorary bearers are Andy Lopez, Juan Ortega, Rudy Marquez, Lorenzo Armijo, Isaac Lopez, Donald Luna, Manuel Peru and David Michaelback. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Alvarez Manuela M. Alvarez, 82, passed away Thursday, Jan. 24. She was a resident of El Paso, Texas, for 12 years. She is survived by two sons, Eduardo M. Alvarez of Hurley, and Jose M. Alvarez of El Paso; a daughter, Maria J. Cox of El Paso; 17 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; and a sister, Lidia Gonzalez of Exeter, Calif. A rosary service will be held at 8 p.m. Monday at Martin Funeral Home Chapel in El Paso. The Funeral Mass will be said at 930 a.m. Tuesday at St. Paul Catholic Church. Pallbearers will be Sam Cox Jr., Joe Cox Jr., Michael Cox, Edward Alvarez lll, Lawrence Alvarez, David Alvarez and Louis Alvarez. Mrs. Alvarez will lie in state Monday from 4-930 p.m. at Martin Funeral Home. Burial will be in Evergreen Alameda Cemetery.

Alvarez Maximo T. Max Alvarez, 83, a longtime Silver City resident, entered life eternal Tuesday morning at his residence. He was born Sept. 28, 1910, in Las Palomas, N.M., to the late Maximo and Raquel (Tafoya) Alvarez. Mr. Alvarez was a retired ASARCO miner and member of the American Heart and Lung Associations, The New Mexico Boys Ranch and the Fraternal Order of Police. He was a communicant of St. Vincent de Paul Roman Catholic Church. Visitation will be Thursday from 3 to 7 p.m. with the prayer vigil beginning at 7 at Baca's Funeral Chapel with Deacon Johnnie Perez reciting the rosary. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Friday morning at 10 at St. Vincent de Paul Roman Catholic Church with the Rev. Rod Nichols officiating. Interment will be Friday afternoon at 2 at Chloride Cemetery in Chloride, N.M. Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Audelita Alvarez of the home; two sons and their wives, Max and Esther Alvarez of San Lorenzo, and Eloy and Susan Alvarez of Silver City; four daughters and their husbands, Gladys and Harold Kemper of Princeton, Calif., Lasarita Jaramillo of Springerville, Ariz., Marion and Tino Valles of Thousand Oaks, Calif., and Elma and Andy Lopez of the home; two brothers, Fermin Villanueva and Ruben Villanueva, both of Albuquerque; four sisters, Sofie Arviso of Gallup, and Delia Maldonado, Rose Maez and Margret Martinez, all of Albuquerque; 12 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his sister, Ida Tafoya. Active cakset bearers will be David, Sam and Leroy Jaramillo, Daniel and Steven Alvarez, and Johnny Valles. Honorary bearers will be Grace Marquez, Linda Wright, Tina Valles, Gina Castillo, Lisa Zlonke and Chris Wright. In lieu of flowers, the family asks donations be made to the American Heart Association, 7320 Greenville Ave., Dallas, Texas 75231. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Alvarez; Perfecta Molinar Alvarez, 84, resident of 518 South Pearl died at her Alvarez; Perfecta Molinar Alvarez, 84, resident of 518 South Pearl died at her Alvarez Simon Chavez Alvarez, 69, a resident of Fort Bayard, entered life eternal Wednesday at Fort Bayard Medical Center. He was born Oct. 23, 1923, in California to the late Leon and Manuela Alvarez. He retired as a smelter worker in Douglas, Ariz. Mr. Alvarez was a Roman Catholic by faith. He served with the U.S. Army during World War II in the 11 Airborne Division. Calling hours will be from 830-930 a.m. Monday at Baca's Funeral Chapels. The funeral liturgy will begin at 10 a.m. at Santa Clara Catholic Church in Central, with the Rev. John Jusseaume officiating. The rite of committal will follow at Fort Bayard National Cemetery, where he will be laid to rest. Veterans honors will be accorded by Allingham-Golding Post 18 of the American Legion. He is survived by a daughter, Norma Alvarez Knapp of Cody, Wyo.; four brothers, Charles Alvarez of San Antonio, Texas, Alfredo Alvarez of Deming, Sammy Alvarez of Deming and Benjamin Alvarez of Albuquerque; and one sister, Annie Maynes of Deming. He is also survived by one granddaughter, Lisa Knapp of Cody. Casket bearers will be Alfredo Alvarez, Charles Alvarez, Benjamin Alvarez, Sam Alvarez, Felix Maynes and Carl Sera. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Alvarez Simon Chavez Alvarez, 69, a resident of Fort Bayard, entered life eternal Wednesday at Fort Bayard Medical Center. He was born Oct. 23, 1923, in California to the late Leon and Manuela Alvarez. He retired as a smelter worker in Douglas, Ariz. Mr. Alvarez was a Roman Catholic by faith. He served with the U.S. Army during World War II in the 11 Airborne Division. Calling hours will be from 830-930 a.m. Monday at Baca's Funeral Chapels. The funeral liturgy will begin at 10 a.m. at Santa Clara Catholic Church in Central, with the Rev. John Jusseaume officiating. The rite of committal will follow at Fort Bayard National Cemetery, where he will be laid to rest. Veterans honors will be accorded by Allingham-Golding Post 18 of the American Legion. He is survived by a daughter, Norma Alvarez Knapp of Cody, Wyo.; four brothers, Charles Alvarez of San Antonio, Texas, Alfredo Alvarez of Deming, Sammy Alvarez of Deming and Benjamin Alvarez of Albuquerque; and one sister, Annie Maynes of Deming. He is also survived by one granddaughter, Lisa Knapp of Cody. Casket bearers will be Alfredo Alvarez, Charles Alvarez, Benjamin Alvarez, Sam Alvarez, Felix Maynes and Carl Sera. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

ALVAREZ Guadalupe Theresa Tere Alvarez, 74 beloved wife, mother grandmother and great-grandmother, was called to the lord Wednesday. She was born Sept. 23, 1921, in Cusehuerechic in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico, to Pedro and Soledad Sifuentes, She had been a resident ol Lordsburg since1961. Mrs Alvarez had a lifelong love of music. As a girl she studied music in Chihuahua City at Sacred Heart Catholic College. She had great talent for the piano and several other instruments and was the organist at St. Joseph s Catholic Church in Lordsburg. She shared her gift with many and played at many special occasions as well as providing entertainment once a week, at the Sunshine Heaven Nursing Home and once a month in Duncan, Ariz. Mrs. Alvarez loved her church and was a faithful servant of the lord. She was devoted to the Virgin de Guadalupe celebrations, and was a member of the Mariano Group and several other religious groups as well as of St. Joseph s Catholic Church. In addition to music she enjoyed dancing, cooking and spending time with her grandchildren. he had been married for 45, years to Alfonso Alvarez and will be greatly missed by her children, Alfonso Alvarez Jr. and his wife, Lupe, Humerto Alvarez and his wife, Vickie, and Ramon Alvarez Lad his wife, Michelle, all of Lordsburg, and Peter Alarez and his wife, Vickie, of Las Cruces; six daughters. Guadalupe Marinelarena Siuentes ofChihuahua City Rocio Sierra and her husband, Eugene, of Columbus, Luz Marquez and her husband, Jose, Martha Ellingsworth and her husband, John, Margie Montano and her husband, David, and Celia Rico and her husband1 David. all of Lordsburg brother, Pete Villegas of Villa Aldama, Chihuahua; 30 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, and her sisters Margarita Macias, Ramon Ortega and Estella Sifuente Montez. The prayer vigil will be held Friday at 7p.m. at St. Joseph s Catholic Church in Lordsburg. The Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Saturday morning at 10 at the church. Officiating at both services will be the Rev. Virgilio Florez. Burial will follow at Shakespeare Cemetery. Serving as casket bearers are Joseph Marquez. Charle. Alvarez, Johnson Ellinsworth, Eugene Sierra. Christopher Alvarez, Alfonso Alvarez III, Javie Mendoza, Jesus Mendoz and Manuel Mendoza. Honorary pallbearers are Miguel Reza Sr., Manuel Ramircz Sr., and Elias Ruiz Sr. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Alverez Ramon R. Alverez, 67, died at Hillcrest Hospital May 27. Mr. Alverez had resided in Grant County for the past 33 years, and was a retired employee of Kennecott Copper Corporation. He was a veteran of WWII. Mr. Alvarez is survived by his wife, Mrs. Pedro of Tucson, AZ.; four daughters, Mrs. Aurora Gomez of Kearney, AZ., Mrs. Francis Norriega and Mrs. Amelia Garica, both of Phoenix, AZ., and Mrs. Katie Flores of Eloy, AZ.; and 33 grandchildren. Funeral services were held at Curtis-Bright Funeral Home. Mrs. Juanita Alvidrez, longtime resident of Grant County, died at a Paradise Valley Hospital In. San Diego, Calif. Mrs. Alvidrez son, Ernesto Alvldrez of Bayard, with whom she had lived for many years, arrived at the bedside of his mother two hours prior to her death.  Other survivors of the deceased include other sons, Ellas of Kearney, Ariz, Cosme of Garfield and Leonides of Los Angeles, Calif.; a daughter, Mrs. Julia Alvidrez of San Diego;. 20 grandchildren and one great grandchild. Mrs. Juanita Alvidrez, longtime resident of Grant County, died at a Paradise Valley Hospital In. San Diego, Calif. Mrs. Alvidrez son, Ernesto Alvldrez of Bayard, with whom she had lived for many years, arrived at the bedside of his mother two hours prior to her death. Other survivors of the deceased include other sons, Ellas of Kearney, Ariz, Cosme of Garfield and Leonides of Los Angeles, Calif.; a daughter, Mrs. Julia Alvidrez of San Diego;. 20 grandchildren and one great grandchild.

ALVISO Arthur Sierra Alviso, 39, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 3at La 1-la-bra, Calif. Services were held in California. Survivors are his wife, Sañdra; a daughter, Anya; his son, Arthur; his parents, Esperanza and Anthony Aiviso; his sisters, Martha. Fornes, Isabel Green, Diane Norman and Loretta Valadez; and two brothers, Anthony and Joseph. He was a frequent visitor to Silver City where he had many uncles, aunts and cousins.

Jose M Alvo, 57, an ASARCO employee who resided at Bayard, died last Friday at Hotel Dieu in El Paso. Rosary services were held Sunday at the Curtis Mortuary chapel, The Rev. Fr. Frank Sierra said funeral mass at 9 a.m. Monday in Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church In Bayard. Burial was In the cemetery at Vanadium. Survivors are two sons of the deceased, Arturo and Charles of Bayard; two daughters, Mrs, Dolores Leon and Miss Consuelo Alvo of Norwalk, Callf.; his mother, Mrs. Alvo of Marana, Ariz. a brother, Adolpho Alvo of La Puente, Calif.; three sisters, Mrs. Natalia Teran of Bayard, Mrs. Alvinja Valdez of Marana, and Mrs. Margarita Gonzales of Imperial Beach, Calif. Mrs. Rita Amador, wife of Migul Amador. Who had been ill for some time, died this morning, at the home of her mother In El Paso. She had been a resident for many years in Silver City where her husband operates a tailor shop. Survivors include her husband her mother. Mrs. Amada V. Empinosa and two sisters Mrs Torla Espanosa and Lilie E. Flores Of Los Angeles CA. Funeral arrangements have not been announced yet. Mrs. Rita Amador, wife of Migul Amador. Who had been ill for some time, died this morning, at the home of her mother In El Paso. She had been a resident for many years in Silver City where her husband operates a tailor shop. Survivors include her husband her mother. Mrs. Amada V. Empinosa and two sisters Mrs Torla Espanosa and Lilie E. Flores Of Los Angeles CA.

Funeral arrangements have not been announced yet. Amador Joe G. Amador, 17, passed away May 17 as a result of a motorcycle accident in Bayard. Joe was a student at Cobre High School. He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jose Amador of Hurley, one sister, Mrs. Berlinda Ogas of Safford, Ariz., one brother, Elmo Amador, stationed with the U.S. Army at Fort Hood, Texas, maternal grandfather, Sylvestre Garcia of Albuquerque, paternal grandmother, Mrs. Abelina Amador of Rincon, New Mexico, and two nieces. Rosary recitation was at 730 p.m., May 22 in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel. Funeral Mass was a 10 a.m. May 23 in Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley. Burial followed in Hurley Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Raymond Rodriguez, Arthur Chavez, Leroy Dean, Jerry Amador, Manuel Garcia and Ruben Padilla.

Amador Joe G. Amador, 17, passed away May 17 as a result of a motorcycle accident in Bayard. Joe was a student at Cobre High School. He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jose Amador of Hurley, one sister, Mrs. Berlinda Ogas of Safford, Ariz., one brother, Elmo Amador, stationed with the U.S. Army at Fort Hood, Texas, maternal grandfather, Sylvestre Garcia of Albuquerque, paternal grandmother, Mrs. Abelina Amador of Rincon, New Mexico, and two nieces. Rosary recitation was at 730 p.m., May 22 in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel. Funeral Mass was a 10 a.m. May 23 in Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley. Burial followed in Hurley Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Raymond Rodriguez, Arthur Chavez, Leroy Dean, Jerry Amador, Manuel Garcia and Ruben Padilla.

Amaya; Angela Marie Amaya, infant daughter of Bennie and Diana Amaya of Las Cruces, died Monday afternoon at the Sierra Medical Center in El Paso. She was born June 29, 1984 in Deming. Graveside funeral services were held at Mountain View Cemetery. Fr. Jesus De Arrilucea officiated. Besides her parents, she is survived by a brother, Bennie Amaya III of Las Cruces and grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Max Loya, Margaret Amaya and Bennie Amaya all of Deming. Arrangements were by Baca's Wheeler Mortuary.

Amaya; Angela Marie Amaya, infant daughter of Bennie and Diana Amaya of Las Cruces, died Monday afternoon at the Sierra Medical Center in El Paso. She was born June 29, 1984 in Deming.

Graveside funeral services were held at Mountain View Cemetery. Fr. Jesus De Arrilucea officiated. Besides her parents, she is survived by a brother, Bennie Amaya III of Las Cruces and grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Max Loya, Margaret Amaya and Bennie Amaya all of Deming. Arrangements were by Baca's Wheeler Mortuary.

Delbert (Blackie) Amberson, 43, widely known in the Southwest as a director of rodeos, including the annual Silver City July rodeo, an organizer and officer of the Grant County Sheriff s Posse and big game hunting guide, died last Saturday in hillcrest General Hospital., Mr. Amberson was born and reared In Grant County and attended the Cliff schools. He was active in ranch circles and was among the rodeo star performers in, recent years. Last year Amberson served as guide of a bear and mountain lion hunt in the Gila National Forest Wilderness for a group of national magazine and newspaper writers. This hunting expedition was featured in a story in the January issue of Outdoor Life Magazine. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Darlene Amberson, secretary of the Silver City-Grant County Chamber of Commerce; two daughters, Mrs. Carroll Jo North, Tucson and Miss Nicki Joan Amberson, Silver City; three sisters, Mrs. Emma Lou Harold, Salem, Qre.; Mrs. Sadie Howe, El Paso and Mrs. Georgia. Van Winkle, Meeker, Colo.; two brothers, John and Walter, Amberson, Spokane, Wash.; his parents, Mr. and. Mrs. Jack Amberson, Cliff and two grandchildren. Funeral services were held Wednesday at 230 p.m. at the Curtis Mortuary chapel. The rites were conducted by the Rev. Clifton M. Henderson of the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd. Burial took place in the Silver City cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Lawrence Shelley, John Barron, Bill Mc. Millen, Ernest Wischman, W. Shelley and Roy Wilmeth.

G. W. (Jack) Amberson, 73, a pioneer resident of the Upper Gila area, and retired rancher, died in an El Paso hospital Monday. During the past two years he had resided in El Paso. He came to Grant County in 1914 and in recent years had lived at Mangus Springs on the Cliff Highway. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Alpha Amderson; three daughters, Mrs. Georgia Van Winkle, Meeker, Colo.; Mrs. Emma Lou Hanell, Portland, Ore.; Mrs. Sadie Howell, El Paso; two sons, Walter C. Anberson, Reardon, Wash., and John D. Amberson Spokane, Wash; 17 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Curtis Mortuary chapel. Burial will be In the Gila Mesa cemetery.

Amberson Mrs. Alpha S. Amberson, 82, died in El Paso July 10. A former 46 resident of the Gila Community, Mrs. Amberson was the widow of Jack Amberson. She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. George Van Winkle of Meeker, Colo., Mrs. Emma Lou Harel of Anchorage, Alaska and Mrs. Sadie (Tinkie) Howell of El Paso; four sons, Walter G. Amberson of Stayton, Ore., Johnny D. Amberson of Spokane, Wash., Clarence Simpson Power, Bute, Ore. and Shereman (Buster) Simpson of Holbrook, Arizona; 16 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, and a number of nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 14 with Bishop Ross MacDonald of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints of El Paso officiating. Interment will follow in the Mesa Cemetery at Gila.

AMERINE Gary Navarre Amerine, 56, a resident of Las Cruces, entered into eternal rest Thursday, May 14, at Las Cruces Memorial Medical Center. He was born Sept. 4. 1941, to Anna Marie Durham and Lloyd Amerine in Garfield, Kan. He was a security guard. Services will be held Thursday at 130 in the afternoon at Fort Bayard National Cemetery. The Rev. F.M. Roundiree will officiate. Veterans honors will be accorded by local veterans groups. Survivors include his mother, Anna Marie Amerme; his wife, Elva Amerine of Las Cruces; a son, Nathan Amerine of Phoenix; a stepson, Justin Ford of Silver City; two stepdaughters, Tamara Cross of Las Cruces, and Amanda Chavez and her husband, Joe, of Silver City; two brothers, Erick Amerine of Florida, and Bruce Amerme and his wife, Christine, of New York; five sisters, Marie Hagier of Alamogordo, Annette Amerine of Wichita, Kan., Yvonne Knight and her husband, Jeff, of Las Cruces, Rexann Woods and her husband, Ron, of Wichita, and Cindy Werths and her husband, Greg, of Augusta, Kan .; one grandchild; and one step granddaughter, Kristine Carol of Las.Cruces. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive. Phone 388-2334.

Stephen Benton Amos, 78, died Saturday at Fort Bayard Medical Center He was a resident of Silver City from 1944- 970 He is survived by a daughter, Eleanor Jarvis, of Columbus, Miss; a son, Robert, of Santa Fe; four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary, and a son, Benton Jr. By his request, he will be cremated and no memorial services will be held. Arrangements by the Wheeler Funeral Home.

Amos Nell Gilbert Amos, 90, a resident of Silver City, passed away in Deming, Monday. She was preceded in death by her husband, J.C.B. Amos. She lived in Texas until she was 18 years old, then moved to California and lived there until her retirement in 1970, when she moved to Silver City. She is survived by four nieces, Mary and her husband, Iru Bray of Silver City, Florence, and her husband, James Stapel of Silver City, Nell Satathire of Albuquerque, and Katherine Veden of Silver City; and two nephews, Bill and Dick Shoemaker, both of Berkeley, Calif. Graveside services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Memory Lane Cemetery. The Rev. Ken Schultz will conduct the services. Serving as pallbearers will be Mathew Thompson, James Stapel, Iru Bray and William R. Barr. Curtis-Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Funeral services for John Henry Amy, 80, former educator in Grant County, were held Monday at Riverside, Calif. He served as principal of the high school here for 20 years before becoming an instructor at Western New Mexico University from which he retired in 1951. Mr. Amy, preceded In death by his wife, Esther King Amy, Is survived by two sons, Robert, El Paso and John W. of Riverside Calif.; a daughter, Mrs Genevieve Neveau, Indio, Calif.; 12 grandchildren and one great grandchild. Funeral services for John Henry Amy, 80, former educator in Grant County, were held Monday at Riverside, Calif. He served as principal of the high school here for 20 years before becoming an instructor at Western New Mexico University from which he retired in 1951. Mr. Amy, preceded In death by his wife, Esther King Amy, Is survived by two sons, Robert, El Paso and John W. of Riverside Calif.; a daughter, Mrs Genevieve Neveau, Indio, Calif.; 12 grandchildren and one great grandchild.

Mrs. Esther King, Amy, wife of John H. Amy, died Saturday at the family home in Riverside, Calif., where the family has resided in recent years, following retirement of Mr. Amy as principal of the Silver City High School after serving in that position for many years. During the long residence of the family here, Mrs. Amy was active in the social life of the community, in educational affairs, a past president of the Woman s Club, a past Worthy Matron of the Order of Eastern Star and a member of the Pan American Round Table. During her residence in Riverside, Mrs. Amy had continued her activities there, serving as president of the Women s Republican Club, and was a member of the Riverside Garden Club and the Flower Show Assn. She was also active in the First Methodist Church. Survivors besides her husband are a daughter, Mrs. Genevieve Neveau, the former Ginger King, of Indio, Calif.; two sons, John W. Amy, West Covina, CA.; Robert Amy El Paso, Texas, and 10 grandchildren. Funeral services were held In Riverside where burial took place.

Estefano Franco Anaya, 79 died Sunday morning at her residence, in Silver City, she had lived in Grant count, for the past 30 years. Survivors include her husband Refeaujo Anaya, Silver city; and a son Marcus F Anaya also of Silver City. Services are under the direction of Cox mortuary were held this afternoon from St Vincent De Paul Catholic church with burial in the Catholic cemetery. Rosary services were said last evening at the Cox chapel.

Funeral services for Refugillo Anaya, 71, were held last Saturday at the Silver City Catholic cemetery with the Rev. Fr. John P. Linnane officiating. The deceased was a native of Mexico and had resided here for 35 years. He is survived by three sons, Marcos of Silver City and Pete and Willie Anaya of Fontana.

Anaya Lupe Flores Anaya, 65, a Silver City resident, passed away Sunday at Gila Regional Medical Center. She was born in Tyrone and was a lifelong resident of Grant County. Visitation was to be held from 3-5 p.m. this afternoon with a night service at 7. Funeral services will be held Tuesday morning at 10 at the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home Chapel. She is survived by her husband, Marcos Anaya; a daughter, Mary Lillian Garcia, and her husband, Mike, of Silver City; a son, Lorenzo Anaya, and his wife, Susan, also of Silver City; three sisters, Nela Quintana of Arizona, Paula Serna of California and Manuela Baragon of Silver City; and one brother, Samuel Flores of Silver City. She is also survived by 11 grandchildren. Curtis-Bright Funeral Home has been chosen by family members to serve them.

Arturo Ancheta, 63, a resident of San Lorenzo and pioneer of Grant County, died Tuesday, following a several weeks Illness. He was a rural mail carrier on a route serving the Mimbres River area. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Elena Ancheta, and a sister, Mrs. Jose Torres of San Lorenzo. Rosary services will be held at 730 Thursday evening at the Curtis Mortuary chapel by the Rev. Fr. Ramon Estivill of the Hurley Catholic Church. Mass will be said at 10 am. Friday at the San Lorenzo Catholic Church, The rev Julian Ordonez officiating with burial in the San Lorenzo cemetery.

Ancheta Elena G. Ancheta, 80, a resident of Bayard, died Tuesday at her home. Mrs. Ancheta was a communicant of Our Lady of FatimaCatholic Church; and was a member of the Altar Society and the Guadalupanas. She was born in San Juan Nov. 7, 1907. Survivors are her cousin, Cecilia Serna of Bayard; a sister-in-law, Luz Gonzales of Bayard; a brother-in-law, Juan Ramirez of Bayard; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arturo Ancheta; by a brother, Candelario Gonzales; by two sisters, Juanita Ramirez and Eduvijes Roybal; and by her parents, Ponciano and Librada Gonzales. Visitation is today from 2-4 p.m. in Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard, Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated Friday at 10 a.m., also in Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church. The Rev. Ricardo Hinojal and the Rev. Melchor Dano will officiate at both services. Interment will follow in the Silver City Catholic cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be her nephews, Alfredo Gonzales, Flavio Gonzales, Lorenzo Ramirez, Manuel Ramirez, Gregorio Ramirez and Felix Roybal. Arrangements are by the Wheeler Funeral Home.

 ANDAZOLA Frank Rojo Andazola, 87. a resident of Bayard, entered into eternal rest Tuesday, Jan. 20, at his home. He was born Dec. 15, 1910, in Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico. He retired as a utility man for Texas-New Mexico Power Co. Mr. Andazola was a communicant of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, and a member of the Dawson Knights of Columbus, the Silver City Moose Lodge and the Santa Clara Senior Citizens Center. He was manager of the El Dorado Bar in Turnerville. He enjoyed music and loved to dance. Mr. Andazola is survived by two sons, Arturo Andazola and his wife, Sally, of Albuquerque, and Joe Andazola and his wife, Cecilia, of Bayard; one brother, Simon Andaiola of Albuquerque; four sisters. Mary McDaniel of Tucson, Aria., Beatrice McSweeney of Rio Rancho, Lupe Grano of Albuquerque, and Julia Martinez and her husband. Benny, of Albuquerque; 12 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his close friend, Nora Apodaca of Santa Clara. Calling hours will be from 4-7 p.m. today at Baca's Funeral Chapels, where the prayer vigil will begin at7. Deacon Johnnie Perez will officiate. A prayer vigil will also be held Friday at 7 at Berardinelli Mortuary in Santa Fe. The funeral liturgy will he celebrated at 9 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Santa Fe. Burial will follow at Rosario Cemetery in Santa Fe. Casket bearers will be Joseph, Jacob, Steve, John, Michael and Simon Andazola. Honorary bearers are Frankie, Andy, Richard, Fred and Jimmy Andazola, Danny and Bobby Grano and Rudy Martinez. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive. Phone 388.2334.

Fruroso T. Andazola, 50. was struck, by a truck and killed instantly Monday morning at the Santa Rita mine. He was hit by a truck owned by the Ishell Construction Co., which was engaged in the hauling of dirt-moving, job at the mine. The driver of the truck, V. H. Hopkins, said he did not know that he had hit Andazola until after the accident, and apparently he was the only witness to the accident. A coroner s Jury ruled Tuesday that Andazola was killed accidentally. Evidence Indicated that Andazola fell under the right rear wheel of the truck or was blown by a gust of wind. Funeral services were at St. Vincent de Paul Church this morning at 730. Burial will be this afternoon at 430 In the Catholic cemetery.

Death Tuesday at Hillcrest Hospital summoned Mike L. Andazola, of Fierro, an employee of the U. S. 5melting, Refining & Mining Co. Survivors are his- wife, Mrs Esther Andazola a son. Antonio, Fierro; four daughters; Miss Dolores Andazola, Fierro; Mrs. Tomas Tovar, Hanover; Mrs. Alfred Martinez, Mrs Jesus Apodaca all of Fierro, 18 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Rosary services will be held Thursday evening at 8 o clock at the Curtis Mortuary Chapel Mass will he said at 10 a.m. Friday in the Fierro Catholic Church, followed by burial in the Fierro cemetery.

Funeral mass was recited in the Guadalupe Catholic Church in Santa Fe Tuesday for Hermina H. Andazola, 55, who died at Hillcrest General Hospital in Silver City Saturday, Sept. 5. Internment was in the Rosario Cemetery of Santa Fe. Curtis Mortuary was in charge of local arrangements. Mrs. Andazola, a native of Durango, Mexico, had lived in Bayard for the past 50 years. Survivors include her husband, Frank of Bayard; three sons, Armando and Arturo of Albuquerque and Joe of Bayard; seven grandchildren, a brother, Juan Herrera of Santa Fe; three sisters, Mrs. Olivia Cordova, and Mrs. Virginia Martinez, Santa Fe and Mrs. Camerina Lucero of Albuquerque and her mother, Mrs. Serina Herrera of Santa Fe.

ANDAZOLARaymundo A. Ray Andazola, 28, a resident of Bayard, entered into eternal rest Monday at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born March 15, 1969, in Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, Mexico. He was a comunicant of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church and a field superintendent with Badger Western. Calling hours willbe held from 5-6 p.m. Thursday at St. Anthony s Catholic Church in Fierro. where the prayer vigil will begin at 6. Father Dan Porter will recite the rosary. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Friday at 2 in the afternoon at St. Anthony s with Father Paulus Kao officiating. The rite of committal and burial will follow at the Fierro Cemetery. Survivors include his wife, Kathy Viilalobos Andazola of Bayard; his parents, Michael 0. Andazola Sr. and Maria Sylvia Estrada; a son, Ryan Angel Andazola of Bayard; a daughter, Ashley Andazola of Silver City; a stepdaughter, Victoria VIIlalobos of Bayard; his brothers, Juan Estrada and his wife, Alice, of Bayard, and Lance Cpl. Miguel Estrada Andazola Jr. and his wife, Diane, of San Diego; his paternal grandparents, Antonio and Mary Lou Andazola of Bayard; and his great-grandmother Frances Jaramillo Gonzales of Bayard. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents Casket bearers will be Juan Estrada, Mikey Andazola, Manny Rivera, Angel Guerrero, Kenneth Herrera, Jerry Andazola, Sonny Andazola and Steven Jimenez Honorary bearers are Miguel Angel Fstrada, Rudy Rivera, David Lopez and Manuel Villegas. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels, u.s. 180 East at Delk Drive. Phone 388-2334

ANDAZOLA Armando Alfredo Andazola, 58, a real11 dent of Las Vegas, Nev., died Thursday, April 24. He is survived by his sons, Michael Andazola of Albuquerque, Frank Andazoja of Albuquerque, and Andy Andazola of Las Cruces; a daughter, Monica Holiday of Austin, Texas; his father, Frank R. Andazola of Ba-yard; and his brothers, Arthur Andazola of Albuquerque and Joe Andazola of, Bayard. The rosary will be! recited Wednesday at 7 p.m. at French Mortuary in Las Cruces. Mass will be celebrated Thursday at 10 a.m. at; Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church in Albuquerque with the Rev. Luis Jaramillo as celebrant. 1 Interment will follow atMount Calvary Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Andy Andazola, Michael Andazola, Steven Andazola, Jacob Andazola and Joseph Andazola. Honorary pallbearers will be Richard Andazola, Danny Grano, Bobby Grano and Rudy Martinez. Friends may visit French Mortuary on Wednesday from 5 p.m. until the rosary.

Andazola Edward P. Andazola, 72, died at Hillcrest Hospital after an extended illness March 31. He was a native of San Diego, Chihuahua, Mexico and had lived in Silver City for the past 56 years. He was a retired janitor for Kennecott Copper Corporation and a Veteran of World War II. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Camerina Andazola of Silver City; two sons, Willie of Hurley and Salvador of Silver City; two grandchildren, and three brothers, Jenaro and Marcelino of Casa Grande, Mexico and Epigmenio of Silver City. Rosary was said in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel at 730 p.m. Thursday with the Rev. Fr. Phillip VanEngelan officiating. Blessing services were held Friday morning at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with interment to follow in the Catholic Cemetery. Allingham-Golding Post No. 18 of the American Legion were pallbearers and conducted military graveside services.

Andazola Elodia C. Andazola, 96, a lifelong resident of Silver City, passed away Wednesday in Downey, Calif. Mrs. Andazola was born Nov. 27, 1897, to Ricardo and Ignacia (Gonzales) Chavez in San Buena Ventura, Chihuahua, Mexico. She moved to California a year and a half ago. She owned and operated Andazolas Tortilla Factory in Silver City. Mrs. Andazola was a homemaker and enjoyed life to its fullest. She is survived by three sons, Manuel Andazola and his wife, Petra, of Silver City, Miguel Andazola and his wife, Petra, of Silver City, Miguel Andazola and his wife, Porfiria, of Silver City, and Reyes Andazola and his wife, Mary Lou, of La Mirada, Calif.; a daughter, Josie Madrid of Hacienda Heights, Calif.; three sisters, Ignacia Navarrete of El Paso, Texas, Amelia Chavez of Juarez, Mexico, and Efigienia Carreno of Casa Grande, Mexico; 16 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frutoso Andazola, in 1947. Visitation is being held today from noon until 7 p.m. in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home Chapel. The prayer vigil (rosary) will follow at 7 p.m. at the funeral home with Deacon Bill Holguin reciting. The funeral liturgy will begin at 10 Wednesday morning at St. Vincent de Paul Roman Catholic Church with the Rev. Rod Nichols officiating. The rite of committal will follow in the Silver City Catholic Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Adolfo Andazola, Henry Navarrete, Jimmy Andazola, Julio Chavez, Mike Andazola Jr. and Willie Andazola. Honorary pallbearer will be Joseph Madrid. Arrangements by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home of Silver City.

Andazola Esther Andazola, 81, a resident of Silver City, passed away Saturday at Gila Regional Medical Center. She was a communicant of St. Anthony s Church in Fierro. She was preceded in death by her husband, Miguel Andazola, in 1961. She is survived by a son, Antonio L. Andazola and his wife, Mary Lou, of Bayard; four daughters, Mercedes A. Tovar and her husband, Tomas of Central, Lugarda A. Martinez and her husband, Alfredo, of Central, Ernestina A. Apodaca and her husband, Jesus, of Grants, and Dolores Griego and her husband, Clyde, of Albuquerque; a brother-in-law, Frank Andazola of San Jose, Calif.; three brothers, Robert Loera of Silver City, Phillip Loera of Colton, Calif., and Jesus Loera of Hanover; and three sisters, Angelita Ayala of Las Cruces, Margarita Duran of Colton and Michela Trujillo of San Fernando, Calif. Visitation was held today from 2-4 p.m. in the Wheeler Funeral Home Chapel. Rosary will be recited tonight at 7 o clock at Our Lady of Fatima Church in Bayard with Deacon Alfonso Alvarado as celebrant. Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated Tuesday at 10 a.m. at St. Anthony s in Fierro with the Rev. Ricardo Hinojal as celebrant. Interment will follow at Fierro Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Michael Andazola, Steve Martinez, Jesus Apodaca, Bobby Andazola, Ruben Andazola and Tony Tovar. Honorary pallbearers will be all her grandchildren. Arrangements are by the WheelerFuneral Home.

Andazola Nora Andazola, 73, of Las Cruces entered eternal rest Wednesday at Memorial Medical Center in Las Cruces. She was born Nov. 7, 1919, in Rouse, Colo. A 15-year resident of Silver City, she and her husband owned and operated the Casa Loma Nightclub. She retired from Mountain Bell Telephone Co. after 32 years service and had been a member of the The Telephone Pioneers of America and the Las Cruces Extension Club. She was also a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Cathedral. Mrs. Andazola in survived by her husband, Ismael Smiley Andazola of the home; one son, Richard J. Andazola, and one daughter, Juleen M. Montoya, both of Las Cruces; two sisters, Florence Quartieri of Las Cruces and Angelina France of Denver; and one brother, Raymond Bergamo of Lewiston, Idaho. She is also survived by seven grandchildren, Tammy Hockstra of Wilton, Iowa, Jimmy Barela of Abilene, Texas., Deborah Perez of Germany, David Montoya, Joe R. Montoya and Christina Villa, all of Mimbres, and John Andazola of Las Cruces; and 13 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a sister, Josephine Pavlich of Las Cruces, on Dec. 15, 1991. Visitation will be from 5-7 this evening at Getz Funeral Home Chapel in Las Cruces where the prayer vigil will follow at 7 p.m. The funeral liturgy will be at 10 Saturday morning at Immaculate Heart of Mary Cathedral. Officiating will be the Rev. Bill Brunner. Serving as pallbearers will be David Montoya, Joe R. Montoya, John Andazola, Arturo Andazola, Bob Meyer and Jim Barela. Arrangements are by Getz Funeral Home of Las Cruces.

Andazola Smiley Andazola, 82, of Las Cruces passed away Saturday at Memorial Medical Center in Las Cruces. He was born Aug. 15, 1912, in Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico. Mr. Andazola retired from Richard Distributing and was a previous owner of Casa Manana Liquor Store in Las Cruces and the Casa Loma Night Club in Silver City. He also worked at ASARCO, and worked for 12 years as a coal miner in Dawson, N.M. Mr. Andazola was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Cathedral, a past member of the Knights of Columbus and the Elks, and was involved with several bowling leagues. He is survived by a son, Richard J. Andazola, and a daughter, Juleen M. Montoya, both of Las Cruces; four sisters, Beatrice McSweeney, Lupe Grano and Julia Martinez of Albuquerque, and Mary McDaniels of Tucson, Ariz.; two brothers, Simon Andazola of Albuquerque and Frank Andazola of Bayard; seven grandchildren, Tammy Hoekstra of Wilton, Iowa, Jimmy Barela of Abilene, Texas, Deborah Perez of Alamogordo, David Montoya, Joe R. Montoya and Christina Villa, all of Mimbres, and John Andazola of Albuquerque; and 14 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Nora Andazola, Feb. 10, 1993; a brother, Jose S. Fino Andazola; and two sisters, Elena Reyes and Trinidad Contreras. A visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. today. The prayer vigil will follow at 7 p.m. at Getz Funeral Home. The funeral liturgy will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Cathedral with the Rev. Ben Bacino officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be David Montoya, Joe R. Montoya, John Andazola, Steve Perez, Jim Barela and Simon Andaola. Arrangements are by Getz Funeral Home of Las Cruces.

ANDAZOLA Epigmenio P. Andazola, 95, a Longtime resident of Silver City, passed away Saturday at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born in Casas Grandes, Mexico, March 24, 1901, to Manuel and Josefa Parra Andazola. At the young age of 8, he came to the United States and had since been an area resident. He was a communicant at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. He worked in the Asarco smelter until its closure. He also worked for the Silver City School District at a crossing guard. Mr. Andazola was affectionately known as Rio by his many nieces, nephews and friends. He is survived by his wife, Emma S. Andazola of the family home; a son, Adolfo G. Andazola of Albuquerque, two daughters, Consuelo Mendoza of Santa Ana Calif., and Arminda Rooney and her husband, Patrick, of Downey, Calif.; two stepsons, Isiodoro Quezada of Mexico, and Juan Quezada and his wife, Yolanda, of Bayard; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Josefina Andazola; nine brothers and sisters; and one grandson. Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. today at Baca's Funeral Chapels, where the rosary will be recited at 7. The funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday morning at 10 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Burial will follow at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Cemetery. Serving as casket bearers will be Salvador AnJazola, Willie Andazola, Manuel Andazola, Juan Quezada, Julio Chavez and Reyes Andazola. Honorary bearers are Jose Chavez and Atrturo Aguirre. Entnisted to he care of Baca's Funeral chapels.

Anders; Albert Allen Anders, 74, died Monday morning in Silver City. He was born in Howard Lake, Minnesota but had been a resident of Grant County for several years. Anders is survived by his two daughters, Joscelyn Valentine of Arenas Valley, Doralynn Peterson of Billings, Montana; one sister, Violet Schmig of Howardlake, Minnesota; two brothers, Arnold Anders of Minnesota and Dan Anders of Iowa. Graveside funeral services were held March 14 at Memory Lane Cemetery with Rev. Jon Foster officiating. Serving as pallbearers were James Alexander, Clay Jackson, Jimmy Jackson, Phil Neil, Carl Neudecker and Earl Neudecker. Arrangements by the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

Anderson; Phillip W. Anderson, 80, long time resident of Grant County, and retired rancher and veteran law enforcement officer, having served many years as a deputy sheriff, also on the Silver City police force, and on the security force of Kennecott Copper Corp. died last Saturday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Oscar Salars, His wife, Mrs. Hannah Thwats Anderson, passed away three years ago. Surviving are five daughters, Mrs. Lucy Salars, Mrs. Catherine Brock, Silver City; Mrs. Margaret Pederson, Albuquerque; Mrs. Mary Goodwin, Tucson, and Mrs. Francis Ostanock, Youngtown Ohio; a son William T. Anderson, Demin; A brother, W. A. Anderson, Central; 13 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held Monday at 10 a.m. at the Cox Mortuary chapel. The Rev. Charles S. Walker of the Methodist church conducted the rites. Burial took place in the Silver City cemetery.

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 at Glenwood and conducted by the Rev. Rhea Kuykendall at the John T. Allred home. Mrs Spurgeon was buried in the Mogillon cemetery in a grave beside her husband, who died some years ago. Funeral arrangements were by the Cox mortuary. Both Mrs. Spurgeon and Mrs, Anderson were pioneer residents.

ANDERSON Calvin Jean Anderson, 79, passed away at his home in Pinos Altos Wednesday. He was born the son of Charles Franklin and Ida Viola Anderson in Douglas, Ariz. He was a longtime resident of this area and retired from Chino Mines as an electrician some years ago. He was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. He is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Marilyn Fluffaker of Pinos Altos; three sons, Joe Anderson of Gila, Kenneth Anderson of San Jose, Calif., and Daniel Anderson of Houston, Texas; one sister, Iva Wright of Bayard; one brother, Fred Anderson of Woods Cross, Utah; and seven grandchildren. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday in the Curtjs-Bright Funeral Chapel with Interment in the Pinos Altos Cemetery. Pallbearers are Larry Hunt, Richard Fahrlender, Dave Hoagland, Bill Hunt, Dave Matthews and Victor Giacoletti. Arrangements are through the Curtis-Bright Funeral Flame.

Death Sunday claimed Charles Franklin Anderson, 74, a retired rancher at Bedrock. In recent years he had resided at Bayard. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Minnie W. Anderson, two sons, C. J. Anderson, Pinos Altos; Fred L. Anderson, Pennsylvania; two step sons, William and Harold Beach of Deming; one daughter, Mrs. Iva Wright, in Bayard; one step daughter1 Miss Betty Beach of Wilcox; Ariz.; three brothers, Jim Anderson of Miami, Ariz.; Bill Anderson in Mexico; Fred Anderson of Red Rock; one sister, Mrs. Emma Olson of Pomerene, Ariz. Funeral services were held Wednesday at 3 pm. at the Cox Mortuary chapel, conducted by Bishop William Lobstein of the Latter Day Saints church. Interment was in the Silver City cemetery.

ANDERSON Charley L. Anderson, 77, of Redrock passed away Thursday, June 24, at his home. Funeral ser- vices were to be held at 2 p.m. today at First Baptist Church in Lordsburg. Interment was in Mountain View Cemetery. Mr. Anderson was born June 27, 1921, in Tyrone, the son of Fred Anderson and Minnie McCauley Anderson. He married Ruth J. Robertson on Oct. 27, l942, in Lordsburg. He is survived by his wife; two daughters; Jackie Cooley of Arizona, and Velma Tidwell and her husband Jack, of Chandler, Ariz.; a son. Walt Anderson. and his wife. Janeil of Redrock; four grandchildren. Aaron Cooley and his wife Pam. and Heather Cooley, all of Chandler, Si Crawford and his wife, Lorraine, of Duncan, Ariz., and Monty Crawford and his wife, Sonia, of Montgomery, Ala.; great-grandchildren, Skeeter Crawford of Duncan. Michael Crawford of Montgomery, and Sturrip Crawford of Denver; one unborn great-grandchild, Cooley; a brother, Earl Anderson of Lordsburg; and three sisters. Helen Parsons and Gladays Harper, both of Lordsburg, and Blanche Mann of Wichita, Kan. Mr. Anderson attended schools in Tyrone, Lordsburg and Redrock. He graduated from Lordsburg High School in 1938. His only ambition at that time Was to be a cowboy. He worked for Sherwood Culberson and Charlie Fuller during his teen years and continued to work for them in his adult life. Mr. Anderson met Ruth Robertson while working cattle in Cliff. They dated about three months and he asked her father for her hand in marriage at the fair in Lordsburg. He was drafted and served in the Army in 1944 during World War II. While in the military, he served mostly in Japan. When someone asked Mr. Anderson if there was any place he would like to travel and see, he said he thought Redrock was as pretty as anywhere, so the rest didn't impress him much. He enjoyed just spending time with friends and sitting around with his children. Pallbearers were Bob Martin, Bill Wright, Nelson Clayshult, Dave Warnack, Tom Whatly and Alton Ford. Honorary bearers were Tuffy Cly Shults, Grant Harper, Ike Brown, Si Crawford, Greg Webb, Robert Johns, and all of his many friends. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Gila Regional Hospice Program in care of Wanda Hall, 1313 32nd St., Silver City, NM 88061. Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

ANDERSON Dorothy Jean Anderson, 76, a longtime Deming resident, passed away Tuesday, June 15, at Mimbres Memorial Hospital in Deming. Graveside ser- vices will be held Friday morning at 10 at Mountain View Cemetery in Deming with Dr. W.C. Stephens officiating. She was born Feb. 2, 1923, in Connelsville, Pa., to Frank and Emma Freeman. She married Kenneth Jack Anderson and moved to Deming from Indiana in 1960. In Deming, she, worked for the Doming Ranchettes from the time it began operation until it closed. Mrs. Anderson al- ways enjoyed reading mystery books and watching the mystery shows on television, and was an avid sports fan, who especially enjoyed watching the Chicago Cubs and the Denver Broncos. She was a proud grandma, who always enjoyed attending her four grandchildren s sporting and musical events. She is survived by two sons, Dan Anderson of Deming and Ken Anderson of Silver City; four grandchildren, Holli of Tucson, Ariz., Ryan of Deming, and Jason and Jeff of Silver City; a brother, Bob Freeman of Orlando, Fla.; and a sister, Cleo Henry of Connelsville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack, on May 11, 1995, and by her parents, Frank and Emma Freeman. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the American Cancer Society, 5800 Lomas NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels of Deming and Baca's Mimbres Crematory.

Frank Anderson 84, a resident of Grant county for the past 47 years died last Thursday at Hillcrest hospital. Retired for a number of years he was a former employee of Kennecott. Immediate survivors include three sons, Robert Frank Anderson and Joe Anderson of Central and John Anderson of Albuquerque; four daughters, Mrs Betty Cross of Cheyenne, Wyo Mrs. Millicent Seton of El Cajor. Mrs Ruth Ensev of Abeline Tx and Mrs. Virginia WilImrns of Livermore, Ca, nine grandchildren and four great grandchildren, one brother, John Anderson of Hinewell, Mo.; and one sister, Mrs. Mamie Harper of Ahilene. Funeral services were held Saturday at the Curtis Mortuary Chapel with the Rev. Harold E. Johnson of Santa Rita officiating. The body was taken to Albuquerque for cremation and the ashes were placed in a niche at the Chapel of Chimes Mausoleum at Oakland, Ca

James Rex Anderson, 46, a lifelong resident of Bayard and Santa Rita suffered a fatal coronary attack last Wednesday at his home in Bayard. Anderson was a conductor for the Santa Fe Railroad. He was active ln the Masonic Lodges at Santa Rita and Hurley, and assisted in the organization of the Order of Rainbow for Girls In Hurley. He was also a member of the Grand Cross of Colors, Order of Rainbow. Survivors are his widow, Mrs. Frances Anderson; a daughter, Miss Flois Anderson; two sons, James L. Anderson of Las Cruces and Ralph E. Anderson of Albuquerque; four grandchildren; his mother, Mrs. George A. Anderson of Bayard; two brothers, Thomas Anderson of Los Angeles, and Milton Anderson of Wilmington, Calif.; and two sisters, Mrs. Maxine Snell of Silver City and Mrs. Frances J. Bush of Tampa, Fla. Funeral services were held Saturday at the Curtis Mortuary chapel, the Rev. Harold E. Johnson, of Santa Rita Community Church, and the Rev. Ernest T. Berkeley, Jr., Hurley Community Church, officiating. The Hurley Lodge of Masons held committal graveside ritualistic rites in Masonic Cemetery.

ANDERSON Margaret Mary Anderson, 76, died Thursday, Nov. 19, at her home in Pinos Altos. She was a retired registered nurse and a graduate of Hotel Dieu School of Nursing in El Paso, Texas. She had worked for 33 years for Albuquerque Orthopedic Associates, until her retirement in 1975. The prayer vigil will be held this evening at 7 at Baca's Funeral Chapels with Deacon Bill Holguin reciting the holy rosary. A memorial Mass will be celebrated Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Holy Cross Mission in Pinos Altos with Father John Colgan officiating. Inurnment of cremains will follow at the Pinos Altos Cemetery. She was preceded in death by her husband, John E. Anderson, on May 20, 1984. She is survived by her brother, James L. Putnam, and his wife, Betty, of Oxnard, Calif.; her sister, Mary Ann Adams, and her husband, Dr. Jack Adams, of Albuquerque; several nephews and nieces, Robert L. Folkner and his wife Boo, of Chandler, Ariz., Mark R.Folkner and his wife. Susan, Carl L. Chuck Folkfer, Stephen F. Folkner and John C. Folkner, all of Albuquerque, Betty Jo Aldredge and her husband, Richard, of Roanoke, Va., James L. Putnam Jr., Floyd Putnam and his wife, Joey, and Jacqueline Sampson and her husband, Charles, all of California, and Michael D. Adams, Sheryl Gibson and her husband, Gary, John S. Adams and Holly Adams, all of Albuquerque; and 23 grandnieces and grand-nephews who will lovingly remember their Aunt Moggie. God has called her home but she will live in our memory. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels, U.S. past at Delk Drive.

Funeral services for Mrs. Emma Anderson were held in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel at 2 p.m. Nov. 30 with internment following in the Central Cemetery. The Rev. Eugene A. Bjork of the Grant County Community Parish officiated. Mrs. Anderson is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Viota Stone of Central, three grandchildren ; eight great-grandchildren ; and eight great-great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services for Mrs. Emma Anderson were held in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel at 2 p.m. Nov. 30 with internment following in the Central Cemetery. The Rev. Eugene A. Bjork of the Grant County Community Parish officiated. Mrs. Anderson is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Viota Stone of Central, three grandchildren ; eight great-grandchildren ; and eight great-great-great-grandchildren. Mrs Francis Anderson of Central accompanied by Buster and Beverly Anderson the past weel attended the funeral of her father Berry Buckelew, 72, who died in Pecos TX. Many years ago he lived in Grant county.Mrs Francis Anderson of Central accompanied by Buster and Beverly Anderson the past weel attended the funeral of her father Berry Buckelew, 72, who died in Pecos TX. Many years ago he lived in Grant county.

Anderson Philip W. Anderson, 80, long time resident of Grant County and retired rancher and veteran law enforcement officer, having served many years as a deputy sheriff, also on the securityforce of Kennecott Copper Corp. died last Saturday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Oscar Salars. His wife, Mrs. Hannah Thwaits Anderson, passed away three years ago. Surviving are five daughters, Mrs. Lucy Salars, Mrs. Catherine Brock, of Silver City; Mrs. Marget Pedson, Albuquerque; Mrs. Mary Goodwin, Tucson and Mrs. Frncis Ostancock, Youngtown Ohio; a son, William T. Anderson, Deming, a brother, W. A. Anderson, Centerl; 13 grandchildren and five great grandchildren Funerial services were held Monday at 10a.m. at the Cox Mortuary chapel. The Rev. Charles S. Walker of the Methodist church conducted the rites. Burial took place in the Silver City cemetery.

Robert Frank Anderson, 58, died in his home in Central Thursday morning, Jan. 28. Mr. Anderson had been a resident of this community for the past 55 years. He was associated with the Armstrong & Armstrong Co. He is survived by his widow, Josephine of Central, one son, Franklin of El Paso, one daughter, Mrs. Beverly Farrar of Avella PA; four grandchildren, one brother, John of Albuquerque, four sisters, Mrs. Betty Gross of Pueblo co, Mrs. Millicent Seton of Dulzure CA, Mrs. Ruth Thedford, Abeline Tx, and Mrs. Virginia Williams of Livermore Calif. Funeral services were held in the Curtis Bright funeral chapel Monday at 230pm. Mr. Arthur V Hicks of the Hanover Church of Christ officiated. Casket bearers were L E Morrison, Durwood Murphy, Chet L Brown, Roy Brindley, Charles McCargish, and Frank Winkler. The family requested contributions be made to the Heart Fund through the mortuary.

Funeral services for William Bruce Anderson of Santa Rita were held at the Santa Rita Community Church Saturday, Feb. 21, with the Rev. 11. E. Johnson officiating. Interment was in the Santa Rita Cemetery. He was 19 years of age. He was asphyxiated by carbon monoxide gas when a heater In the house in Which he was sleeping consumed all the oxygen In the- unventilated rooms at the Anderson. homes in Santa Rita. His mother, Mrs. C. A. Anderson, was also overcome but responded to treatment and is recovering. Pallbearers were Hill Hamilton, Leonard Cordell, Milton Bryant, Lewis McKee, Dewey McLehaney and James Shotwell.

Anderson Audra Josephine Anderson, 83, a longtime Grant County resident living near Central, died Saturday at her home. She was born July 11, 1912 in Medina, Texas and was a schoolteacher. Mrs. Anderson retired from Cobre Consolidated Schools. She was a member of the Georgetown Chapter of the Order of Eastern Star, Delta Kappa Gamma, the New Mexico Teachers Association and the Daughters of the American Revolution. Memorial services will be held Wednesday afternoon at two in the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah s Witnesses on Pinos Altos Road with James Rich officiating. Cremation has taken place at Baca's Mimbres Crematorium. Survivors include a son, Frank Anderson of the Central area; a daughter, Beverly Jo Farrar of Washington, Pa.; two sisters, Marjorie Bays of Mesquite, Texas and Sue Lee of Pecos, Texas; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in her memory to the Western New Mexico University Scholarship Foundation, c/o Jerry Joy, PO. Box 680, Silver City, NM 88062. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Anderson Fiske Harhs of Silver City and Mrs. Jack Stewart of Tyrone have received news of the death of their brother-in-law, B.G. Anderson, at his home in Berryville, Va. Mr. Anderson was employed by the Phelps Dodge Corp. as a geologist prior to World War I and was well known in this area. He was sent to study Belgian mines recently by the United Nations. He was a veteran of WWI and a member of the Tyrone Masonic Lodge. Funeral services were held Friday in Arlington National Cemetery. His wife, Mrs. Frances Harsh Anderon, and a son, Bartley of Toronto, Canada, survive.

Anderson Charles Anderson, 64, a resident of Silver City, passed away Saturday in Silver City. Mr. Anderson is survived by his wife, Naomi Ruth Anderson of Silver City; a son, Shawn K. Mulihill of Nas Lamor Naval Air Station in California; a brother, Leon Anderson of Galt, Calif.; a sister, Shirley La Roe, also of Galt; and two grandchildren. Private disposition has been held. Arrangements were by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Anderson Clarence A. Anderson, 53, employed at Saint Rita By Chino MInes Civision, Kennecott Copper corporation, as a brakeman, died Wednesday morning in Hillcrest General Hospital. He had been employed by Kennecott since Nov. 2, 1942. Surviving is his wife, Mrs. Ruth Anderson. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Cox Morturay.

Anderson died July 3in El Paso. Mrs. Anderson was born in Colorado and lived in Cuero, Texas until the time of her death. She is survived by her husband, Frank Anderson of Cuero, Texas, four daughters, Stacey Anderson, Michelle Anderson, Ginger Anderson and Joy Anderso all of Cuero, Texas, her parents Mr. and Mrs. Fred James of Fruitland, New Mexico, her mother-in-law Mrs. Josephine Anderson of Central, a sister, Coleen Reed of Farmington, and two brothers Clark James of Corpus Christi, Texas and Freddy James of Albuquerque. Funeral services were at 3 p.m. Saturday, July 7, in the Kingdome Hall of Jehovah Witnesses in Silver City with James P. Rich Officiating. Burial followed in the Hanover Cemetery.

Anderson Florence L. Anderson, 81, died Wednesday, April 16, in Silver City. Mrs. Anderson was born in Wausa, Nebraska, and had lived in the Grant County area for a short time. She is survived locally by her son Dr. L.L. Anderson of Silver City. Funeral services were held in Bloomfield, Nebraska with Scott Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements. Local arrangements were by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Anderson, Fred LaFayette Anderson, 72, a former Silver City resident, passed away May 20 in Salt Lake City. He was born July 25, 1920, in Webb, Ariz., the son of Charles Franklin and Ida Viola Jean Anderson. He graduated from Lordsburg High School in 1939. Mr. Anderson married Elta Gwyn Eakin on May 20, 1944, in Silver City. The marriage was solemnized May 24, 1964, in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Temple in Salt Lake City. While employed with Sprague and Hemwood Inc., Mr. Anderson worked on the St. Lawrence Seaway and on other projects. He was self-employed in the drilling industry for 15 years and was a high priest member in the Woods Cross, Utah, Latter-day Saints Church, Second Ward. Survivors include his wife, Elta Gwyn of Woods Cross; his children, Vernon F. Anderson and his wife, Karen, of Winnemucca, Nev., Sheryl Lynn and Jeff Kirkland of West Valley City, Utah, Gaylene and Robert Darby of Magna, Utah, and Fred S. Anderson and his wife, Julie, of Winnemucca; 12 grandsons; four granddaughters; and one granddaughter-in-law. Funeral services were held May 24 at the Woods Cross Second Ward. Interment followed in the Lakeview Cemetery.

Anderson Mrs. Hannah Thwaits Anderson, 72, died at her home Monday morning. She had been a resident of Grant County for 66 years, having come here in a covered wagon. She was born in Salado, Bell County, Texas. She is survived by her husband, Phillip W. Anderson; one son, William of Deming; five daughters, Mrs. G.R. Pederson of Albuquerque, Mrs. Oscar Salars and Mrs. George Brock of Silver City, Mrs.Leroy Goodwin of Tucson and Mrs. Steve Ostnack, Youngstown, Ohio; five sisters, Mrs. Mary Moore of Hurley, Mrs. Robert Poindexter of Lordsburg, Mrs. Lucy Seitzler, Mrs. G. W. Ranstead and Mrs. Kathryn Moses, all of Silver City; and 14 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held yesterday.

Anderson Hugh Lynn Anderson, 82, of Peoria, Ariz., died Monday at his residence. He was born in Flagstaff, Ariz. He was a cattleman/farmer. Survivors include his wife, Marjorie Ada Anderson; two daughters, Marcia L. Wheat and Tamara S. Ogilvie; a son, Stuart Lee Anderson; one sister; three brothers; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Visitation will be held today from 6-8 p.m. at Lundberg White Rose Chapel in Glendale, Ariz. The funeral service will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. in the First United Methodist Church of Glendale. Lundberg Mortuary White Rose Chapel of Glendale is in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to the Arizona Cattle Industry Research and Education Foundation, 1401 N. 24th St., Phoenix, AZ 85008.

Anderson; John E. Anderson, 64 of Pinos Altos died May 20 after a lengthy illness. He was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. J. Frank Anderson of Hanover. He was born in Santa Rita Jan. 1, 1920. He attended grade school in Hanover and high school in Hurley and was valedictorian of his graduating class. He enrolled at State Teachers College in Silver City and after two years, enlisted in the Navy. He served in the Navy from 1940 through 1945. He attended Midshipman s School at Columbia University, NY, where he earned both seamanship and academic awards. He was honorably discharged in 1955 as a Full Lieutenant. Mr. Anderson married Margaret Mary Putnam of Pinos Altos at St. Patrick s Cathedral in El Paso. Oct. 23, 1943. Following the war, they made their home in Albuquerque. He enrolled at the University of NM and received a Bachelor s degree in accounting. He taught accounting at the University for two years and then attended Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA. After returning to Albuquerque he passed the StateBoard as a Certified Public Accountant and began work at Sandia Base Laboratory. He retired in 1975 and moved to Pinos Altos where he and his wife have made their home. He is survived by his wife, Margaret Mary and four sisters Mrs. Millicent Seton of Novato, CA, Mrs. Ruth Thedford of Abilene, Tx, Mrs. Virginia Williams of Novato, CA, and Mrs. Betty Gross of Pueblo, Co. Visitation was held May 22 at the Wheeler Funeral Home Chapel. Mass of the Resurrection was celebrated May 23 at the Pinos Altos Catholic Church with Monsignor A. James Milano officiating. Interment was held at a later date at the Pinos Altos Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Larry Hunt, Ramon Cuevas, James Montoya, Pat Valencia, Bob Brickey and Frank Porter. Honorary pallbearers were Ted McDonald, Gregory Bussiere, Tony Davila. Jack Hill, Richard Fahrlender, Urbano Arrey, Burl Duncan and George Schaeffer. Arrangements by the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

Anderson Mrs. Josephine Mae Anderson, 54, suffered a fatal heart attack at her residence in Pinos Altos, April 24. Mrs. Anderson was a native of Slaton, Texas, and had resided in Grant County for the past 42 years. Survivors include her husband, Jean of Pinos Altos; one daughter, Mrs. Ronald Huffaker of Pinos Altos; three sons, Joseph and Danny, both of Pinos Altos, and Kenneth of Cupertino, Calif.; four grandchildren; two brothers, Joe Prosser and Dan Prosser, both of Hollister, Calif.; and her mother, Mrs. Cecile Prosser of Hollister, Calif.

Murati Anderson Kenneth Paul Jack Anderson Sr., 77, a Deming resident, passed away Thursday morning at Memorial Medical Center in Las Cruces. A memorial service will be held Saturday afternoon at two at Baca's Funeral Chapels in Deming with Dr. Kenneth Long, pastor of the First Baptist Church, officiating. He was born in Columbia City, Ind. on Aug. 8, 1917. He served in the U.S. Army Air Force from 1941 to 1946 and went to Deming in 1960 with the Auburn Rubber Co., where he worked until the factory closed. He then went to work for the New Mexico Highway Department, retiring as patrol foreman in 1983. Mr. Anderson s memberships included the Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion and the Fraternal Order of Eagles. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy, of the home; two sons, Dan Anderson of Deming and Kenny Anderson of Silver City; a brother, Philmer Anderson Jr. of Garrett, Ind.; two sisters, Marguerette Liss of Winter Haven, Fla. and Phyllis Kinder of Garrett; three grandsons, Ryan Anderson of Deming and Jason and Jeff Anderson of Silver City; and a granddaughter, Holli Anderson of Deming. He was preceded in death by his parents, Philmer and Blanche Anderson and two brothers, Melvin and Jim Anderson. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the American Heart Association, New Mexico Affiliate, 1130 San Pedro NE, Suite 105, Albuquerque, NM 87110.

Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels and Crematory. Murati Anderson Kenneth Paul Jack Anderson Sr., 77, a Deming resident, passed away Thursday morning at Memorial Medical Center in Las Cruces. A memorial service will be held Saturday afternoon at two at Baca's Funeral Chapels in Deming with Dr. Kenneth Long, pastor of the First Baptist Church, officiating. He was born in Columbia City, Ind. on Aug. 8, 1917. He served in the U.S. Army Air Force from 1941 to 1946 and went to Deming in 1960 with the Auburn Rubber Co., where he worked until the factory closed. He then went to work for the New Mexico Highway Department, retiring as patrol foreman in 1983. Mr. Anderson s memberships included the Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion and the Fraternal Order of Eagles. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy, of the home; two sons, Dan Anderson of Deming and Kenny Anderson of Silver City; a brother, Philmer Anderson Jr. of Garrett, Ind.; two sisters, Marguerette Liss of Winter Haven, Fla. and Phyllis Kinder of Garrett; three grandsons, Ryan Anderson of Deming and Jason and Jeff Anderson of Silver City; and a granddaughter, Holli Anderson of Deming. He was preceded in death by his parents, Philmer and Blanche Anderson and two brothers, Melvin and Jim Anderson. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial conributions be mde to the American Heart Assocition, New Mexico Affiliate, 1130 San Pedro NE, Suite 105, Albuquerque, NM 87110. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funerl Chapels and Crematory.

Anderson Lowell L. Andy Anderson, a resident of Silver City for 44 years, died Thursday morning in his home after an extended illness. He was born Nov. 19, 1921 in Wausa, Neb. Dr. Anderson s first two years of dental practice were with the U.S. Navy in the Brooklyn Navy Yard and at sea with the Atlantic Fleet. In 1946, he moved to Silver City to join Dr. C.C. Robinson in practice. In 1949 his own practice was established on Bullard Street, where he cared for patients some 40 years. He served on the New Mexico Dental Board for 10 years and was president of the board for one year. It was through his efforts and determination that Silver City has a chartered Little League organization. He gave 10 years of service to the youths of the community. Education was important to Dr. Anderson, and he served for five years as a member of the Silver Consolidated District school board. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church and a former member of Elks Lodge No. 413, the Silver City Rotary Club, the Silver City Lions Club, and the American Legion. Funeral services will be held Saturday morning at 10 in the First United Methodist Church. Concluding services will follow in Memory Lane Cemetery. The Rev. J. Gorton Smith will officiate. Survivors include his wife, Mildred K. Anderson of Silver City; two sons, Thomas Dougan Anderson and wife, Terry, of Silver City and Dr. Jonathon Anderson and wife, Judy, of Bloomfield, Mich.; a daughter, Marsha Christensen and husband, LaMonte of Albuquerque; a sister, Marilyn Mobly of Houston; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Casket bearers will be Ed Walkey, Bill Word, David Warnack, Terrell Shelley, Dorsey Smith, Bill Colby and Bob Stepp. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Anderson; Mae E. Anderson, Longtime resident and school teacher in this area died at Gila Regional Medical Center in Silver City May 4 after a lengthy illness. She was born in Northwood, North Dakota Feb. 7, 1914. Mae was preceded in death by her father, George Anderson and her mother, Anne Anderson of North Dakota. She is survived by two brothers and their families. The body was sent back to the family home in North Dakota for interment there. Friends who wish to contribute to a memorial locally are requested to make their gift either to the Indian Hills Baptist Church or to Valley Community Church in Arenas Valley. Since the last check that Mae wrote was to her church this is a fitting memorial.

ANDERSON Death last Thursday, at Fort Bayard Veterans Hospital, claimed Narvin Wallace Anderson, 59, a veteran of World War I, whohad lived in Grant County the past 22 years, and was interested in mining. Mr. Anderson was born in Weir City, Kansas and nearest surviving relative is a sister, Mrs. Mickey Wilson, of Hurley. Funeral services were held at the Fort Bayard chapel at 2 p.m. Tuesday. Burial took place in the Fort Bayard cemetery, with full military honors at the grave.

Anderson Rosa A. Anderson, 69, a resident of Silver City, entered into rest Sunday at Hacienda de Salud Nursing Home. She is survived by her brother, Walter Arvizu and his wife, Ella of Alamogordo; her niece, Bessie Soriano of Silver City; and her nephews, Tony Morales of Douglas, Ariz., Gilbert Morales of Tucson, Ariz., Eli Arvizu of Laredo, Texas, and Danny Arvizu of Albuquerque. She is also survived by her great-nieces, Carol Lopez and her husband, Cleo of Silver City, and Angela, Betsy, Kayley and Tecia Arvizu of Albuquerque; her great-nephews, Dan Soriano of Las Cruces, Joshua Arvizu of Albuquerque, and Tony Morales Jr. and David Morales of Douglas, Ariz.; her great-great-nieces, Celmari Lopez and Michele Soriano; and a great-great -nephew, Robert Lopez. Services are pending through Brown-Page Mortuary in Douglas. Local arrangements are through Baca's Funeral Chapels. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Anderson Wyatt G. (Curly) Anderson, 76, a World War I veteran and resident of Central since 1952, died Friday in the Veteran Hospital at Albuquerque. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Emma Anderson, and a daughter, Mrs. Ada Willhite of Central; four sisters, Mrs. Glendora Ross of Los Angeles, Calif., Mrs. Edith Bennett of Colfax, Calif., Mrs. Elsie Wilson of Sacramento, Calif., and Mrs. Mary Mote of Reno, Nev. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of the Curtis Bright Mortuary, with the Rev. Harold E. Johnson officiating and graveside services conducted by VFW Post No. 3347 in the cemetery at Central with military burial honors.

Anding Raymond Anding, 86, died Monday in Silver City. Services are pending with Wheeler Funeral Home.

Andrade Henry Benitez Andrade, 75, died Sunday in Fort Bayard· He was a communicant of the Catholic Church and was a retired building contractor. Mr. Andrade is survived by his wife, Alicia R. Andrade of Silver City; two daughters, Margaret Estrada of Lordsburg and Gloria Fajardo of Phoenix, Ariz.; four sons, Oscar Andrade of Deming, Richard Andrade of Lordsburg, Robert R. Lopez of Bayard and Eddie R. Sanchez of Silver City; and numerous grandchiildren. Rosary recitation will be held at 730 p.m. Tuesday in the Wheeler Funeral Home chapel and Mass of the resurrection will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the St. Francis Newman Center with the Rev. Melchor Dano officiating. Burial will follow in the Catholic Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Robert Carrillo, Rudy Alvarado, Edwin Vargas, Larry Vargas, JerryTrujillo and Pete Marquez Jr. Honorary pallbearers will be his grandsons, Victor Ortiz, Epimenio Casarez, Emilio Trujillo, ErnestAzarte, Bobby Gomez and Pete Marquez Sr. Arrangements are with the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

Andrew Edna Mae Jones, 79, a resident of Silver City, passed away Wednesday in Gila Regional Medical Center. She was a member of Eastern Star and retired in 1959 from Mountain Bell Telephone Co. as an operator. She was preceded in death by her husband, Marshall Andrew, on Oct. 13, 1983. She is survived by her son, Max Andrew and his wife, Patricia, of Sparks, Nev.; one daughter, Marjorie Mosimann and her husband, Henry, of Farmington, seven grandchildren; two sisters, Marie McDonald of El Paso, Texas, and Ruby Davis and her husband, John, of Shattuck, Okla.; and two brothers, H.O. of Los Angeles and H.D. Jones and his wife, Dorthy, of Enid, Okla. Graveside services will be conducted Saturday at 2p.m. in the Masonic Cemetery with Silver City Chapter No. 3 of theOrder of Eastern Star conducting the service. Pallbearers will be John Andrew, Keith Andrew, Larry Andrew, David Gray, Michael McDonald and Henry Mosimann. Arrangements are by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Funeral services for Mrs. Lillie Mae Andrews, who died Friday at her ranch home near Prewitt, were held Monday at the Curtis Mortuary Chapel with Rev. Jim Lawless, pastor of the Central Baptist Church, officiating. Interment followed at Memory Lane Cemetery. Mrs. Andrews is survived by her husband, Henry, Prewitt; two sisters, Mrs. Forester Pennington, Silver City, and Mrs. Fred Schott, London, Ky.; four brothers, Chris Rader and William Rader, Anaheim, Calif.; Earl Rader, Richmond, Ind., and the Rev. Charlie Rader, Covington Ky. Pallbearers were Ted. GaroutteBob Boles, Bedford. Ellis, Andrew Haugland, Henry Butler and Curtis Maxwell. Funeral services for Mrs. Lillie Mae Andrews, who died Friday at her ranch home near Prewitt, were held Monday at the Curtis Mortuary Chapel with Rev. Jim Lawless, pastor of the Central Baptist Church, officiating. Interment followed at Memory Lane Cemetery. Mrs. Andrews is survived by her husband, Henry, Prewitt; two sisters, Mrs. Forester Pennington, Silver City, and Mrs. Fred Schott, London, Ky.; four brothers, Chris Rader and William Rader, Anaheim, Calif.; Earl Rader, Richmond, Ind., and the Rev. Charlie Rader, Covington Ky. Pallbearers were Ted. GaroutteBob Boles, Bedford. Ellis, Andrew Haugland, Henry Butler and Curtis Maxwell. Andrews John H. Andrews, 84, a resident of Las Cruces, passed away Feb. 23 at Fort Bayard Medical Center. Cremation has taken place and a private memorial service will take place in California. Family members selected Curtis-Bright Funeral Home to serve them.

Andrews John H. Andrews, 84, a resident of Las Cruces, passed away Feb. 23 at Fort Bayard Medical Center. Cremation has taken place and a private memorial service will take place in California. Family members selected Curtis-Bright Funeral Home to serve them.

ANDREWS Ruth E. Andrews, 65, a resident of Bayard died Wednesday at her residence. Services are pending. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

In the death at Douglas, Ariz., Sunday of William Anthony, Grant county lost another of its pioneer residents and a veteran peace officer Born in Georgetown in 1884, Mr. Anthony was 71. His parents were early day residents of Southwest New Mexico. For many years, Mr Anthony served as a deputy sheriff of Grant county and on the Silver City police force. Surviving are his wife, three sons, Roy, Silver City; Walter, Los Angeles and Charles, Tucson and two daughters, Dee, Silver City, and Lumina, Albuquerque. Rosary services were held Tuesday evening at the Cox Mortuary chapel, followed by funeral services at 10 a.m. Wednesday. Burial was in the Silver City cemetery.

ANTHONY Dee Anthony, 82, a resident of Silver City, passed away Tuesday at Horizon Southwest. Services are pending. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels. ANTHONY Dee Anthony, 82, a resident of Silver City, passed away Tuesday at Horizon Southwest. Services are pending. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

ANTHONY I)elia Anthony, 82, of Silver City entered life eternal Tuesday at Horizon Southwest Health Care Center. She was born in Mimbres on Feb. 4, 1915, to William Anthony and Josephine Sepulveda Anthony. She was a lifelong resident of the area, a bookkeeper for Watts Clinic and a communjeant of the Catholic Church. She is survived by three brothers, Charlie Anthony and wife, Betty, of Tucson, Ariz., Walter Anthony of Hacienda Heights, Calif., and Roy Anthony of Silver City; and several nieces and nephews A memorial Mass will be celebrated at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church Friday morning at 10 with Father Rod Nichols officiating. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels and Baca's Mimbres Crematorium, u.s. 180 East atDelk Drive. Phone 388-

Anzores A White Mass will be celebrated for Greta, 2 year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Anzores, Jr., of Sierra Vista, Arizona, Thursday at 930 a.m. at the St. Vincent de Paul CatholicChurch with the Rev. Fr. A. James Milano officiating. Burial willfollow in the Catholic cemetery. Greta died of injuries received in an accident Monday afternoon. Visitation was from 7-9 Wednesday at the Curtis Mortuary Chapel. Besides her parents, survivors include two sisters and one brother; her paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Anzores Sr. of Silver City, and her maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. David M. Alvares of SilverCity.

ANZURES Ernest B Anzures, 68, died Sunday in Silver city. Mr Anzures was born in Sevolleta and was a resident of Grant County for 13 years. He retired from the Postal Service, was a communicant of the Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, and was a member of the Knights of Columbus, the Silver City Moose Lodge. and the American Legion. Mr. Anzures is survived by his wife, Minnie Anzures of Silver City; three sons, Ernest W. Anzures Jr. and his wife Yolanda of Douglas, Ariz., Benjimin Anzures and his wife Mina of Phoenix, Ariz and Richard Edward Anzures of Pueblo, Colo. ; one aunt. Frances Lovato of Albuquerque four grandchildren, Bernadette Anzures of Douglas and Denise Acosta, Chris Anzures and Edward Joseph Anzures, all of Phoenix; and two great-grandchildren. Rosary recitation will be he1d at 730 this evening and Mass of the Resurrection will he celebrated at 10am Wednesday, both in Saint Vincent with Monsignor A. James Milano officiating. Interment will follow in the Fort Bayard National Cemetery with American Legion Allingham-Golding Post No. 18 conducting military honors. Serving as pallbearers will he Gilbert Acuna, Gilbert Medrano.Jesus Murillo, Emilin Rivera, Joe Ra v Sr. and Moises Ruiz. Honorary pallbearers will be all his friends. Arrangements are by the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City

Apodoca; Aurora L. Apodaca, 87, died Sunday evening in Silver City. Mrs. Apodaca was born in Monticello, NM and was a resident of Grant County since 1935. She was a communicant of Santa Clara Church in Central. Mrs. Apodaca is survived by three daughters, Lupe De La Torre of La Puente, Ca., Teresa Wedgewood of Arenas Valley and Celia Silva of Central; a granddaughter with whom she lived, Gloria Grinie of Central; three sons, Cornelio Apodaca of Los Angeles, Ca. and Juan and Joe Apodaca of La Puente, Ca.; one brother Sofio Lucero of Monticello, NM; 30 grandchildren; 50 great- grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren. Rosary recitation was held March 28 and Mass of the Resurrection was celebrated March 29. Both services were held at Santa Clara Catholic Church in Central, with Father Paul Ragazinskas officiating. Interment followed at the Central Cemetery. Servingas pallbearers were Edward Silva, Tommy Wedgewood, David Sanchez, Luis Moreno, Joe Bierner and James Williams. Honorary pallbearers were Alvaro De La Torre, Alberto Lopez, Manuel A. Apodaca, AntonioA. Silva, Porfirio P. Apodaca and Joe Apodaca Jr. Arrangements by the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

APODACA Albert Lorenzo Apodaca, 16, a resident of Salanion Estates near Beleri, entered eternal life Friday, Feb. 6, at UNM Hospital in Albuquerque. He was born Sept. 9, 1981, in Silver City and was a student at Belen High School. Calling hours were held from 2-4 p.m. Tuesday at Baca's Funeral Chapels. The prayer vigil was held at 730 Tuesday evening at Holy Family Catholic Church in Hanover with Father Dan Porter officiating. The funeral liturgy was to be celebrated this morning at 10 at Holy Family Catholic Church with Father Porter officiating. Burial followed at Hanover Cemetery, where he was laid to rest. Survivors include his mother, Lorenz Delso of Salamon Estates; a brother, Joseph Apodaca of SalamonEstates; a sister, Lizá Apodaca of Salamon Estates; a sister, Debbie Taylor, and her husband, Don, of Albuquerque; and a sister. Frances Detao, and her husband, Robert Christian, of Silver City. He is also survived by seven nieces and nephews. Yvonne, Jennifer, Dennis Jr. and Lorenzo Lopez, Alonzo and Manuel Gonzales, and Cassandra Christian. He was preceded in death by his father, Lorenzo Apodaca. Casket bearers were Luis Reza, Willie Romero, Joseph Apodaca, Ruben Apodaca, Donaciano Aragon and Ronnie Villegas. Honorary bear-ers were his friends and relatives. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels, U.S. ISO East at Delk Drive. Phone 388-2334.

APODACA Jose La Cruz Apodaca, 81, died in Silver, City Saturdays Mr. Apodaca was a retired trackman from Kennecott and was a communicant of the Infant Jesus Catholic Church. He is survived by his wife, Lupe Apodaca of Hurley; three daughters, Dora Orlosky of Alvin, Texas, Ida Barraza of Arenas Valley and Mary Jones of Tempe, Ariz.; one stepdaughter, Bertha Pedroza of Hurley; one son, Ben Apodaca of San Manuel, Arlz.; and three stepsons, -Vidal Madrid of Silver City, Sam Madrid of Los Angeles, Calif., and Bill Madrid of Las Cruces; three sisters, Erinea Jaramillo of El Paso, Texas, Brigid Armijo of Los Angeles and Elvira Sedillo of Las Cruces; two brothers, Fred Apodaca of Hurley and Abe Apodaca of Albuquerque; 33 grandchildren; and 36 great-grandchildren. Rosary recitation will be held tonight at 5 in the Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley with the Rev. Benito Suen officiating. Mass of the Resurrection will he celebrated Tuesday at 9a.m. in the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Silver City with Monsenior A. James Milano officiating. Burial will be in the Silver City Catholic Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Mr. Apodaca s grandsons, Danny Orlosky, Raymond Macins, Joe Barraza, Michael Apodaca, Eddie Apodaca and Steve Jones. Honorary pallbearers will be Ray Marquez, Marvin Fritz, Perfecto Jaramillo, Lawrence Chavez, Gilbert Madrid, Albert Madrid, Ronnie ?, Freddie Madrid, Paul Hernandez, Jackie Silva, Alfonso Cisneros, Steve Becerra, Michael Madrid, Arnold Madrid and Jerry Lawrence. Arrangemc!1t are by the Curt is Bright Funeral Borne of Silver City.

APODACA Lorenzo Apodaca, 53, of Belen died Saturday. Services are pending. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels

APODACA Lorenzo Lencho Apodaca. 53, a lifelong resident of Hanover. entered eternal rest Saturday at his residence in Belen. He was born to Jose F. and Luz Apodaca on Aug. 10. 1943, in Silver City. Mr Apodaca was a member of the Holy Family Catholic Church. He is survived by his wife, Loreiza Apodaca of Hanover; his mother, Luz Apodaca of Hanover; her sons, Albert and Joseph Apodaca, both of Hanover, and Lorcnzo Apodaca of Las Cruces; Jour daughters, Liia V. Apodaca of Hanover, Frances Dc La 0 of Silvci City, Debbie Taylor and her husband. Don, of Albuquerque, and Darlene Apodaca of Silver City four brothers, Rudy Apodaca and his his wife, Patricia, of Hanover. Tony Apodaca and his wife, Joscflna, of BcIcn Rito Apodaca and his wife, Betty, of Bayard, and Migue Apodaca and his wife Shirley, of Grants; a sister, Josephine Gallegos, and her husband, Joe, of Grants; and one aunt, Petra Arciero of Hanover. He is also survived by nine grandchildren. H was preceded in death by hi father, Jose F. Apodaca; am two brothers, Jose Apodac; Jr. and Jesus Apodaca. Pallbearers include Rudy, Tony, Mike and Rho Apodaca, Alfred Rascon and Michael. Aguirre. Calling hours wilt he from 4-7 this evening at Baca's Funeral Chapels with Deacon Johnnie Perez reciting the rosary at 7. The fu-. eral liturgy will he celebrated Thursday at 10 a.m. at the Holy Family CathoIic, Church in Hanover with the Rev. Paulus Kao officiating. Interment will follow at the Hanover. Cemetery. Entrusted to ihccarc of Baca Funeral Chapels.

Maria Cardoza Apodaca died Thursday, Feb. 24 in his home in North Honey. She was born September 30 1911 in Santa Rita New Mexico. She was very active in the Catholic church and the Grant County Republican Party. She is survived by a daughter Mrs. Mary S Fisher Riverside Calif., and six Sons, Ray C. Apodaca and Tony C. Apodaca of Riverside Calif., Ed C. Apodaca Alamo, Calif., Robert C. Apodaca of Anaheim Calif., Gilbert C. Apodaca of Fullerton, Calif., and Ivan C, Apodaca of Lancaster Calif. Also surviving her is a brother Jesus Carlos Cardoza of Silver. City and four grandchildren. Rosary services were held Sunday at Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley and funeral Mass was held on Monday also at Infant Jesus Catholic church. Burial followed at the Hurley Cemetery. Her sons were serving as pallbearers Arrangements by the Wheeler Funeral Home.

Mrs. Jesuslta F. Apodaca, 80, a resident of Grant County for more than 60 years, passed away last Thursday at her home in Hanover. Surviving are a son, Jose, of Grants; three daughters, Anita Escobar, Maria Salaiz, and Petra Arciero, all of Hanover; one Sister, Maria Munoz of Phoenix; 12 grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Rosary services were held at the Curtis Mortuary Chapel at 730 p.m. Sunday, and mass was said at 930 Monday morning at the Hanover Catholic Church, with th Rev. Fr. Jose Azeon officiating. Burial followed in the Hanover cemetery.

Apodaca Andres S. Apodaca, 80, a resident of Truth or Consequences, passed away Tuesday at Sierra Vista Hospital in Truth or Consequences. He was born April 9, 1914 to Jose and Magdalena (Sanchez) Apodaca in Elephant Butte. He was a sergeant in the U.S. Army and a prisoner of war during World War II. He was a tank driver in Northern France and the Rhineland in Central Europe. Mr. Apodaca received the World War II Victory Ribbon, American Campaign Medal, European African Middle Eastern Campaign Medal with three Bronze Service Stars, and the Good Conduct Medal. He married Sofia Telles on March 14, 1949 in Las Cruces. He retired from Chino Mines in 1976 after 21 years of service. Mr. Apodaca was a parshioner of Our Lady of Perpetual Health Roman Catholic

Apocada Alex C. Apodaca, 63, died Friday, Nov. 17 in Albuquerque.Mr. Apocada was a native of Elephant Butte and a long time resident of Grant County. He is survived by his wife, Nora Apodaca of Central, three sisters, Mrs. Ejinia Gonzales, Deming, Mrs. Eligia Media Medina of Chula Vista, Calif., and Mrs. Josephene Holguin of Hurley, and several nephews and nieces. Rosary recitation was held at 730 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21, in the Curtis-Bright Chapel. Mass of the Resurrection was a 10 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 22, in the Santa Clara Catholic Church with the Rev. Father Paul Ragazinskas conducting both services. Burial followed in Memory Lane Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Manuel T. Serna, Roland G. Serna, George Parra, Michael Holguin, Benny Placencio and Manuel Gomez. Honorary pallbearers were Steve Aguirre, Lee Grimes, Carlos Cordova, Rudy Apodaca, Tony Apodaca and John Diaz.

Apodaca Anita Cardoza Apodaca, 83, a resident of Hurley, entered into rest Sunday at Fort Bayard Medical Center. She was born July 26, 1911 in Tyrone to Bernabe and Carmen V. Cardoza. Mrs. Apodaca was a faithful member of Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley and most recently a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church and the Guadalupanas. She was a devoted mother and a most special grandmother. She took all her grandchildren into her home and helped raise them as her own. Her home was always warm and filled with lots of love. Survivors include three daughters, Amelia Bencomo and her husband, Danny of Phoenix, Elsie Vasquez and her husband, David, also of Phoenix and Connie Flores and her husband, Fernando of Arenas Valley; two brothers, E.V. Cardoza and his wife, Aurora of Albuquerque and Julian Cardoza and his wife, Gloria of Las Cruces; eight grandchildren, Katherine Jaramillo, Eva Caldwell, Luis and Joe Bencomo, David and Alex Vasquez, and Freddie and ElaineFlores; and 15 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Apodaca on Feb. 14, 1989 and a son, Manuel Sony Apodaca in October 1950. Calling hours will be from 3-7 p.m. Wednesday in Infant Jesus Catholic church, where the prayer vigil will be held at seven. Deacon Johnnie Perez will recite the rosary. The Mass of the Christian burial will be celebrated Thursday at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church with the Rev. John Jusseaume officiating. Burial will follow at the Hurley Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Luis Bencomo, David Vasquez Jr., Freddie Flores, Elaine Flores, David Jaramillo, Christopher Jaramillo and Maurice T. Caldwell. Honorary bearers will be her remaining grand-children and great-grandchildren, Alvaro and Juanita Marrufo, Julian Cardoza and E.V. Cardoza. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Apodaca Frederico R. Fred Apodaca, 74, died in his home in Hurley Tuesday. He was born in San Jose on April 20, 1914, to Pedro and Ofelia Apodaca. He was a retired Chino Mines employee and was a faithful communicant of the Infant Jesus Catholic Church. He was a great father and grandfather who always thought of his kids first. He was best loved because of his humorous ways and crazy pranks. He will be remembered for his loving and caring ways and for always being there for all of his family. Calling hours will be today from 2-5 p.m. in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. Rosary service will be held this evening in the Infant Jesus Catholic Church at 7, where Mass of the Christian burial will be celebrated at 2 p.m. Friday. Interment will follow in the Hurley Cemetery. The Rev. Julio Espinosa will officiate. Survivors are his wife, Anita, of Hurley; three daughters, Amelia Bencomo and her husband, Danny, of Phoenix, Ariz., Elsie Vasquez and her husband, David, also of Phoenix, and Connie Flores and her husband, Fernando, of Arenas Valley; three sisters, Elvira Sedillo of Las Cruces, Bridgette Armijo of Los Angeles, Calif., and Irene Jaramillo of El Paso, Texas; one brother, Abe Apodaca of Albuquerque; eight grandchildren, Kathy, Eva, Joe, Luis, David, Alex, Freddie, and Elaine; and seven great-grandchildren, David, Christopher, Angela, Maurice, Freddie Ryan, Timothy Bryan and Davey. Casket bearers will be his grandsons, Joe Bencomo, Freddie Flores, David and Alex Vasquez, David Caldwell and David Jaramillo Jr. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. Jose F. Apodaca, 56, of Hanover, an employee of the Peru mine at Hanover, died Dec. 17 at Hillcrest Hospital. Rosary services were held at the Curtis Mortuary, followed by funeral mass at the Hanover Catholic Church and burial in the Hanover Cemetery. Survivors are the widow, Mrs. Luz Apodaca; seven sons, Jesus, Mike and Joe of Grants, Tony and Rudy, who are in the U.S. Army, and Lawrence and Rito of Hanover; one daughter, Mrs. Josephine Villegos of Bayard, and eight grandchildren. Jose F. Apodaca, 56, of Hanover, an employee of the Peru mine at Hanover, died Dec. 17 at Hillcrest Hospital. Rosary services were held at the Curtis Mortuary, followed by funeral mass at the Hanover Catholic Church and burial in the Hanover Cemetery. Survivors are the widow, Mrs. Luz Apodaca; seven sons, Jesus, Mike and Joe of Grants, Tony and Rudy, who are in the U.S. Army, and Lawrence and Rito of Hanover; one daughter, Mrs. Josephine Villegos of Bayard, and eight grandchildren.

Apodaca Lupe Apodaca, 75, a lifetime resident of Silver City, died Saturday in California. Funeral services are pending with Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

APODADCA Lupe M. Apodaca, 74, a resident of Hurley, died Saturday in California. She was born Jan. 26, 1914, in Silver City, to Willie and Eugenia Duran Mawson, and had lived most of her life in Silver City. She was a lifetime member of the Catholic Church and was a homemaker. Calling hours will be today from 1-6 p.m. in Baca's Hilcrest funeral chapel. Rosary service will be a 730 tonight in the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Mass of the Christian burial will be celebrated there Thursday morning at 10 with the Rev. Richard Lynch officiating. Interment will follow in the Silver City Catholic Cemetery. Survivors are her three sons, Vidal Madrid of SIlver City, Samuel Madrid of Los Angeles, Calif., and Billy Madrid of Las Cruces; one stepson, Ben Apodaca of San Manuel, Ariz.; one daughter, Bertha Pedroza of Hurley; three stepdaughters, Dor Orlafshy of Texas, Ida Barraza of Arenas Valley and Mary Jones of Arizona; one sister, Susie Madrid of Silver City; 13 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Casket bearers will be Lawrence and Ronnie Chavez, Paul Hernandez, and Arnold, Slbert and Gilbert Madrid. Honorary bearers will be Michael Madrid, Amy Becerra, Bertha Cisneros, Kathy Madrid, Judy Chavez and Alice Pedroza. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Apodaca Mary Marfie Apodaca s services were held in Alamogordo, N. M., with burial following at Corona, N.M. Survivors of Mrs. Apodaca include her husband Andy Apodaca of T or C, her mother Irene Stewert of Belen and a sister Susie Marquez of Silver City.

Apodaca Porfirio Apodaca, 85, passed away March 27 at Hillcrest Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Aurora Apodaca of Central, 3 daughters, Mrs. Lupe De La Torre of La Puente, Calif., Mrs. Teresa Wedgewood of Arenas Vally, Mrs. Celie Silva of Central, 4 sons, Cornelio Apodaca of Los Angeles, Calif., Bernardo Apodaca of Monte Bello, Calif., Juan Apodaca and Joe Apodaca, both of La Puente, Calif., 30 grandchildren and 44 great-grandchildren. Survivors also include a sister, Mrs. Luz Salazar of Long Beach, Calif. Rosary recitation was March 29 in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel. Funeral Mass was March 30 at the Santa Clara Catholic Church in Central with Rev. Fr. Paul Ragazinskas conducting both services. Burial followed in the Central Cemetery. Serving as casket bearers were Mr. Apodaca s grandsons Jimmy Apodaca, Phillip De La Torre, Tommy Wedgewood, Tony Silva, Eddie Silva and Reynaldo Holguin.

Apodaca Newborn twins Nathaniel Ruben and Samuel Thomas Apodaca entered life eternal Thursday, March 25. They were born March 25 at St. Francis hospital in Santa Fe. They were preceded in death by their paternal great-grandparents on the same day. They are survived by their parents, Miguel and Velma Apodaca of Santa Fe; maternal grandparents, Greg and Eluvina Ortega of Bayard; paternal grandparents, Secundino and Dora Apodaca of Las Palomas, N.M.; and great-grandmother, Clarita Ortega of Truth or Consequences. Other survivors include numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins. Mass of the angels will be celebrated Tuesday at 9 a.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Health in Truth or Consequences.

Apodaca Sofia Telles Apodaca, 73, a resident of Truth or Consequences, passed away Monday at Fort Bayard Medical Center. She was born Dec. 5, 1921, to Jose and Teresita (Vallegas) Telles in Las Palomas, N.M. She married Andres S. Apodaca on March 14, 1949, in Las Cruces and then moved to Hot Springs. From 1955 until 1976, Mr. Apodaca worked for the Kennecott Copper Corp. while Mrs. Apodaca enjoyed life as a homemaker. She enjoyed cooking and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She was an active member of the Santa Clara Roman Catholic Church and was known by church parishioners for donating her time and for her wonderful baking. In 1976, the Apodacas moved to Turth or Consequences, where Mrs. Apodaca enjoyed being spoiled by family members. She will be remembered by all who knew her as a generous, loving person who was always ready to lend a helping hand to family members and friends. She is survived by three sons, Nate Apodaca and his wife, Melva, of Las Vegas, Nev., Andy T. Apodaca and his wife, Lisa, of Truth or Consequences, and Joe F. Apodaca and his wife, Virginia, of Central; a brother, Frank Lucero of Deming; a nephew, Alfredo Ordonez, and his wife, Margaret, of Las Cruces; 12 grandchildren; and 14 greatgrandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Andres S. Apodaca, on Jan 10, 1955; her parents; and a sister, Lola Ordonez. Visitation will begin at 5 p.m. with Deacon Johnny Perez reciting the rosary. The funeral liturgy will begin at 11 a.m. Friday at the church with the Rev. Michael Lindsay celebrating the Mass. The rite of committal will follow in the Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be her grandsons, Ruben Apodaca, Joe Apodaca Jr., Bobby Apodaca, Isaac Apodaca, Alex Apodaca, and her godson, Steve Lucero. Family members selected Curtis-Bright Funeral Home to serve them.

APODACA Mrs. Vincenta M. Apodaca, former resident of Silver City, died Jan. 1 in Los Angeles. She is survived by a son, Alcario Morales of Lordsburg and a daughter, Mrs. Marcelina Martinez of Los Angeles. Funeral services were held in Los Angeles, followed by burial.

APODACA Jesus C. Apodaca, 63, a former resident of Hanover, passed away Saturday at his home in Grants. He was a retired miner. He is survived by his wife, Ernestina, of Grants; a son, Jesus Apodaca Jr. of Albuquerque; and three daughters, Esther Barncs, Lilia McKinnon and Cecilia Mondragon, all of Grants. Other survivors include his mother, Luz Apodaca of Hanover; a brother Lenzo Apodaca and Ruben Apodaca of Hanover, Tony Apodaca of Socorro, Rito Apodaca of Bayard and Mike Apodaca of Grants; and a sister, Josephine Gallegos of Grants. Visitation will begin at 230 this afternoon at Grants Funeral Home followed by the vigil service at 7. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Tuesday morning at10 at St. Teresa s Catholic Church in Grants.

Friends here read with regret of the death in an El Paso hotel last Thursday of Mrs. Bernice Apperson, 41, the former Lt. Bernice Ariz, an Army nurse, stationed for some months during the war in Silver City. According to her husband, M-Sgt. Jack Apperson, to whom she was married a month ago, after discharge from the Army Nurse Corp, he found her dead in their apartment when he returned to the apartment, and believed she had taken an overdose of sleeping pills, The sergeant said she had complained. of nervousness and illness but did not appear despondent He is a paratrooper stationed at Fort1Bliss. An Inquest was held and a post-mortem was conducted at William Beaumont. General hospital, to determine the cause of death. Sgt. Roy Blackburn of the military Police testified at the Inquest that he found a 4-page letter written by Mrs. Apperson which mentioned that her husband had struck her, and tenor of the letter reflected an unhappy frame of mind.

Charles L. Appleby, 83, a veteran of the Spanish American War, died Monday at Fort Bayard Veterans Hospital. He was born in Bloomington, Delaware, June 22, 1879, and In recent years had resided at El Paso, Texas. Wheeler Mortuary of Deming had charge of funeral arrangements, with burial to take place In Rosecrest cemetery, San Diego, Calif. Surviving is a son, Charles L. Appleby, of Coronado, Calif. Charles L. Appleby, 83, a veteran of the Spanish American War, died Monday at Fort Bayard Veterans Hospital. He was born in Bloomington, Delaware, June 22, 1879, and In recent years had resided at El Paso, Texas. Wheeler Mortuary of Deming had charge of funeral arrangements, with burial to take place In Rosecrest cemetery, San Diego, Calif. Surviving is a son, Charles L. Appleby, of Coronado, Calif.

Applehans; Clarence Jay Applehans, 37, of Bayard, died at the Gila Regional Medical Center in Silver City. He was born March 14, 1947 in Grant County to Robert J. and Bertha Miers Applehans. Survivors include his wife, Robin Robar Applehans of Bayard; two daughters, Brady Lynn and Becky May; and one son, Corbin Ray. A memorial service was held at the Applehans residence. Serving as honorary bearers were Lane Harrison, Mike Scoggin, Frank Amalla, Dan Colony, Dan Davis, John Maxwell, Chuck Rogers, Paul Castor, Spankyand Crashem. Arrangements were by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Applehans Mrs. Isabel Applehans, pioneer resident of this city, died last Friday at the Hillcrest General Hospital after a short illness. The widow of the late Ed Applehans who died in 1944, the deceased was a resident here throughout most of her lifetime, having spent 76 years in the area. Born Nov. 5, 1872, the daughter of Col. and Mrs. William Sweet at Fort Franklin, Tex., she came to Silver City as a small child to live. Private funeral services were held Monday morning at 10 o clock at St. Vincent de Paul Church with the Rev. Fr. John P. Linnane officiating. Burialwas in the family plot at the Catholic cemetery. Hinman s Mortuary was in charge of arrangements. Survivors are a daughter, Mrs. Lauriston Mallard; two sons, Robert Applehans of Santa Rita and Edward Applehans of Miami, Ariz.; three nieces, Miss Connie Golding, Miss Helen Golding and Mrs. Richard Tatsch, all of SilverCity; and a nephew, Edward Golding. There are six grandchildren.

APPLEYARD Mary Jean Appleyard, 65, of Silver City passed away Sunday at Gila Regional Medical Center. Gravesjde funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 10 a.m. in the Pinos Altos Cemetery with the Rev. Dr. Kyle Kneen officiating. Interment will be in the Pinos Altos Cemetery. She was born Feb. 10, 1932, in Silver City, the daughter of Gene Heron and Hazel M. Oglesby. Mrs. Appleyard was married to Roger F. Appleyard. She is survived by an aunt, Mayme Duncan of Silver City; three cousins, Alma M. Cowan of Silver City, Lacy E. Duncan of Silver City, and Floyd Traynor and his wife; Linda, of. Pinos Altos; and numerous other relatives. She attended the Silver City Normal School and graduated from St. Mary s in Silver City in 1948. She also attended Mary Mount College in Sauna, Kan. Mrs. Appleyard taught school in the Hermosa Valley Schools in California. She retired from teaching and began singing with the. Los Angeles South Branch of Sweet Adelines. She enjoyed bowling and traveling with her husband. Entrusted to Bright.

ARAGON Johnny M. Choco Aragon, 70, a resident of Silver City, entered eternal rest Monday, May 1, at Fort Bayard Medical Center. He was born March 11, 1930, in Hurley. Calling hours will be from 5-6 this evening at Baca's Funeral Chapels, followed by the prayer vigil, beginning at 6, led by Deacon Bill Holguin. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Thursday at 10 in the morning at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, with Father Michael Lindsay officiating. The rite of committal and interment will follow at the Catholic Cemetery. Mr. Aragon is survived by his companion, Cecilia Saiz of Santa Clara; daughter, Aline Aragon of Silver City; a brother, Casimiro Aragon of Bayard; four sisters, Lucy Lopez and her husband, Charlie, of Tucson, Ariz., Annie Thomas and her husband, Bill, of Tucson, Elvira Aragon and her husband, Juan, of Santa Rosa, and Beatrice Aragon of Silver City; and an aunt, Emma Alcaraz of Las Cruces. He was preceded in death by his mother, Josefa Aragon, in 1969; and two brothers, Eleno Altamirano, in 1969, and Cipriano Aragon, in 1990. Casket bearers will be Pedro Hernandez, Bernando Chacon, Tudy Salaiz, Daniel Rodriguez, John McMurdo and Richard Sifuentes. Honorary bearers are all his remaining family and friends. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive. Phone 388- 2334,

ARAGON Manuel Rae Aragon ? a resident of Aragon. N.M. , entered into rest Friday at Fort Bayard Medical Center. He was born Feb. 2, 1913. in Aragon to Frank and Irene Raci Aragon. He is survived by his Cousins. Eloisa Fajardo of Silyer , Roman Apodaca of Socorro. Pricilla Trujillo of Morenci, Ariz., and Encarnacion Apodaca of Albuquerque, and all their children. He WUS preceded in death by his brothers, Antonio and Ramon Atagon, and Tomas and Benito Apodaca Calling hours were held Friday at the Santo Niño Catholic Church in Aragon with Deacon Juan Araon reciting the rosary. The ) uncral liturgy was to he held today at 1 p.m. at the Santo Niño Catholic Church with the Rev. Patrick Wedeking officiating. Burial was at the Santo Niño Catholic Cemetery. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels

ARAGON The prayer vigil for Maria Esperanza Aragon, 65, of Deming will be today at 7 p.m. at St. Ann s Catholic Church. Mass will be Monday at noon at the same church. Aragon died Friday at home. Survivors include sons, David Aragon, Javier Perez and Angel Perez, all of Deming; daughters, Concha Torres of Hurley, Sylvia Galindo of Deming, Rosalva Montano of El Paso, and Lourdes Lovelace of Belen; sisters, Linda Chavez of Albuquerque, and Connie Holguin of Bakersfield, Calif.; 15 grandchildren and five great- grandchildren.

Mrs Isabel G Aragon, 76, life-long resident of Grant County, passed away Monday at her home in Central. Survivors are three daughters, Mrs. Margarito Barraza of Central, Mrs. Alice Holguin and Mrs. Helen Carasco of Los Angeles, two sons, earnest Aragon Bayard and Tony Argon of Seattle Wash, ; 17 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. Rosary services were held Tuesday in the Curtis mortuary Funeral mass was said at 930 am Wenesday by the Rev Fr Casimir Petraukas in Santa Clara Catholic church at Central followed by burial in the cemetery there. Mrs Isabel G Aragon, 76, life-long resident of Grant County, passed away Moñday at her home in Central. Survivors are three daughters, Mrs. Margarito Barraza of Cental, Mrs. Alice Holguin and Mrs. Hlen Carasco of Los Angeles, two sons, earnest Aragon Bayard and Tony Argon of Seattle Wash, ; 17 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. Rosary services were held Tuesday in the Curtis mortuary Funeral mass was said at 930 am Wednesday by the Rev Fr Casimir Petraukas in Santa Clara Catholic church at Central followed by burial in the cemetery there.

Aragon Chester Maurice Aragon, 35, died Saturday in an automobile accident near Socorro. Mr. Aragon was born in El Paso, Texas, and lived most of his life in Grant County. He was a communicant of the Catholic Church, attended Catholic grade school, and graduated from Silver High School. He worked with his father, Maurice, for a few years before moving to Albuquerque to work construction. Survivors are his parents, Sally and Maurice Aragon of Silver City; two sisters, Norma Billings of Silver City and Darlene Vigil of Silver City; one brother, Mickey Aragon of Albuquerque; his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gonzales of Silver City; two nieces; and two nephews. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, E.M. Aragon on Feb. 19, 1975 and Gertrude Aragon on May 11, 1987. Rosary recitation will be held tonight at 7 in the Wheeler Funeral Home chapel. Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the St. Francis Newman Center. Interment will follow in the Memory Lane Cemetery. The Rev. Bill Mayer will officiate. Serving as pallbearers will be Peter Cano, Manny Albert Granado, Danny Carbajal, Eddie Joe Diaz, Ray Gonzales and Steve Brown. Honorary pallbearers will be his cousins and friends. Arrangements are with the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

Aragon Gertrude Garcia Aragon, 84, a Deming resident for the last 41 years, died at her home Monday evening. Rosary services are Thursday at 730 p.m. in St. Ann s Catholic Church and the funeral will be Friday at 10 a.m., also in St. Ann s with the Rev. Emilio Larlar pastor, and Deacon Bill Holguin of the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church of Silver City officiating at both services. Interment will follow in Mountain View Cemetery in Deming. She was born March 8, 1903, in Cuchillo and was a member of St. Ann s Catholic Church. She was a homemaker. Survivors include three sons, Luis Aragon of Indianapolis, Ind., John Aragon of Indio, Calif., and Maurice Aragon of Silver City four daughters Patsy Valencia of Medenales, Teresa Holguin of Silver City and Mary Granado and Mabel Uzueta, both of Deming; two brothers, Eduardo Garcia of Central and Adrian Garcia of Silver City; one sister, Virginia Montoya of Truth or Consequences; 28 grandchildren and 35 great-grandchildren. The grandsons will be pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be her remaining grandsons and great-grandson. Baca's Wheeler Funeral Chapels is in charge of arrangements.

ARAGON Manual RaeJ Aragon, 84, a resident ot Aragon, N.M., entered into rest Friday at Fort Byard Medical Center. He was born Feb. 2, 1913, in Aragon to Frank and Irene Rael Aragon. He is survived by his cousins, Eloisa Fajardo oF Silver City, Roman Apodaca of Socorro, Priscilla Trujillo of Morenci, Ariz., and Lncarnacion? Apodaca of Albuquerque, and all their children. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Antonio and Ramon Aragon, and Tomas and Benito Apodaca. Calling hours were held Friday at the Santo Niño Catholic Church in Aragon withi Deacon Juan Aragon reciting the rosary. The funeral liturgy was held Saturday at I p.m. at the Santo Niño Catholic Church with the Rev. Patrick Wedeking officiating. Burial was at the Santo Niño Catholic Cemetery. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

ARAGON Michael Mickcy Aragon Jr., 22, died Friday, April 26. He was born in Silver city. He resided most of his life in Albuquerque settled in Las Vegas, N.M., with his long lone girl friend, Monica, and his 18-month-old baby girl, KiKi, who survive him. He is also survived by his mother and stepfather, Anna Amonitello and Martin Smith; his father, Michael Aragon Sr.; three aunts, Norma Billings, Linda Apodaca and Virginia Apodaca; his grandparents. Sally and Maurice Aragon, Tony Apodaca and Clara Lopez; his step grandmother, Isabel; and his uncle, Rudy Apodaca. A memorial service will be held Saturday at 10 am. at the Curtis-Bnght Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Jon Alexander officiating. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made in his name to Crime Stoppers, P.O. Box 3520, Albuquerque, NM. Family members selected Curtls-Bright Lordsburg Funeral Homes to serve them.

ARAIZA; Alice Estorga Araiza, 53, a resident of Santa Anna Calif. passed away Friday She was born June 3, 1943, to Helen Estorga and Donaciano Araiza in Santa Rita. She was a housewife. She issurvived by two sons, Michael Anthony Mandanado of Santa Ana and Steven Mandanado of Santa Ana.; four sisters. Amelia Walz and her husband Jack, of Lordsburg, Anita Araiza and Martha Olivarez of Hurley; and Petra Zarnora of Silver City; Two brothers, Johnny Aris wife Berty, of Hurley. and Ralph Alaiza of Silver City; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father Donacioano Araiza in 1982, and her mother Helen Estorga Araiza in 1957. A prayer vigil will be held Thursday at 7pm at the Curtis Bright Funeral Chapel. A funeral mass will be celebrated at 10am Friday at Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley with internment to follow at the Hurley cemetery. The family members selected Curtis Bright to serve them. A funeral mass will be celebrated at 10am Friday at Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley with internment to follow at the Hurley cemetery. The family members selected Curtis Bright to serve them.

Aranda Mrs. Cruz P. Aranda, age 73, died Friday, Dec. 18 at Ft. Bayard Medical Center. She was the wife of the late Sam Aranda of Detroit, Mich. who died in 1978. Mrs. Aranda had resided with her sister and husband, Mr. and Mrs. I.G. Martinez at Central. She is survived by two brothers, Luz H. Paredes of Richmond, CA and Natividad H. Paredes of Dallas, TX; one sister, Adela P. Martinez of Central and numerous nephews. Rosary services were held for Mrs. Aranda, Sunday, Dec. 21 at the Wheeler Chapel at 7 p.m. and the Mass was held Mon., Dec. 22 in the Our Lady of Fatima Church in Bayard with the Father Lopez officiating at both services. Pallbearers were Robert Garcia, Alfredo Pas, Luz Paredes, Nativadad Paredes, I.G. Martinez and Jose A. Martinez. Arrangements were under the direction of the Wheeler Funeral Home.

Mrs Emelia A Araujo, 91, died here Sept 21 after a lingering illness. Mrs Araujo had resided in Fierro for the past 29 years and was the widow of Jesse Araujo. She is survived by one son, Manual Araujo of Fierro; a grandson Manual Araujo Jr of Hawthorne Calif; a granddaughter Mrs Cecillia Ojinaga of Rowland Heights Calif; and six grandchildren. Rosary, was said the Curtis Bright, funeral chapel Thursday at.8 p.m. and the funëral Mass was recited In the Fierro Catholic Church Friday at 10 am. with Interment following In Memory Lane Cemetery. Casket bearers were Eraasmo Carreon, Herbert Carreon, Rufino Bastilloe, Jesus Arciero, Fred Barreras and Ramon Arciero.

Araujo Dominga Estrada Araujo, 86, a Deming resident, died Monday at Mimbres Memorial Hospital. Visitation was to begin at 2 this afternoon at Baca's Funeral Chapels in Deming with the vigil service starting there this evening at 7. The funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday morning at 10 at St. Ann s Catholic Church in Deming. The Rev. Joe Anderson will officiate. Interment will follow at Memory Lane Cemetery in Silver City. She was born May 3, 1908, in Metcalf, Ariz., to Esteban Estrada and Laurencia Perez, and lived in the Safford and Clifton, Ariz. area. She married Juan Manuel Araujo on March 3, 1937, in Lordsburg and for 35 years she and her husband ran Araujo s Fierro Store. In Grant County, she was active in the Catholic church, serving as organistfor many years. After their retirement, the couple moved to Deming in 1976. Mrs. Araujo was a member of St. Ann s Catholic Church and the League of the Sacred Heart. She is surived by her husband, Juan Manuel Araujo of the home; a son, Juan Manuel Araujo Jr. of Victorville, Calif.; a daughter, Anna Cecelia Ojinaga and her huband, Anselmo, of Chino, Calif.; six grandchildren, Michael, Timothy and Teresa Rose Araujo, and Paul, John and Thomas Ojinaga; and six great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be her grandchildren. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels of Deming.

Hansel Arcebble, 66, of El Paso, a World War I veteran, died Sunday at the Fort Bayard Veterans Hospital. Funeral services were held Wednesday at the Fort Bayard chapel, followed by burial in the Fort Bayard cemetery with full military honors.

Frank J Archer, 68, long time resident of Santa Rita passed away at Georgetown, Texas, Nov. 24, following a heart attack. He had been employed at Chino Mines as a locomotive engineer for over 32 years. During the shut-down of 1934-37, he was employed as a locomotive engineer on the Texas & Pacific Railway out of San Angelo. The family moved to Texas prior to the opening of school, and had purchased a home where he had planned to reside, following his retirement. Due to poor health, he had been given a one year leave of absence and had left Santa Rita three weeks ago to recuperate at their new home. Shortly thereafter he suffered a series of heart attacks and passed away at the Georgetown hospital. Funeral services were held on Monday at Georgetown at 2 pm Survivors are his wife and four children, Mrs. Boyd Stewart and James Archer of San Angel, Rita Jane and Lloyd Archer of Georgetown; three sisters, Mrs. Carl Plaster of Los Angeles; Mrs. Katye Bean of el Paso, Mary Lee Archer of Santa Rita, and two brothers, J. L. Archer of Santa Rita and Ed Archer of Fredericksburg, Tex. All members of the family attended the services in Georgetown, together with his two nephews, William Bean of El Paso and Benjamin Bean of New Mexico State University.

Frank J Archer, 68, long time resident of Santa Rita passed away at Georgetown, Texas, Nov. 24, following a heart attack. He had been employed at Chino Mines as a locomotive engineer for over 32 years. During the shutdown of 1934-37, he was employed as a locomotive engineer on the Texas & Pacific Railway out of San Angelo. The family moved to Texas prior to the opening of school, and had purchased a home where he had planned to reside, following his retirement. Due to poor health, he had been given a one-year leave of absence and had left Santa Rita three weeks ago to recuperate at their new home. Shortly thereafter he suffered a series of heart attacks and passed away at the Georgetown hospital. Funeral services were held on Monday at Georgetown at 2 pm Survivors are his wife and four children, Mrs. Boyd Stewart and James Archer of San Angel, Rita Jane and Lloyd Archer of Georgetown; three sisters, Mrs. Carl Plaster of Los Angeles; Mrs. Katye Bean of El Paso, Mary Lee Archer of Santa Rita, and two brothers, J. L. Archer of Santa Rita and Ed Archer of Fredericksburg, Tex.
All members of the family attended the services in Georgetown, together with his two nephews, William Bean of El Paso and Benjamin Bean of New Mexico State University.

Joseph Jay (Fay) Archer, 64, respected and long time employee of Chino mines died of a heart attack Saturday in Truth or Consequences where he had resided since retirement four years ago. He came to Grant County in 1914 locating in Santa Rita. Survivors are his wife, Mrs Deborah Archer, three sisters, Mrs Kathie Bean, Miss Mary Lee Archer, and Mrs Gertude Plaster Los Angeles and a brother E L Archer Lynford TX. Funeralervices were held Monday at the Curtis mortuary chapel the Rev Harold E Johnson conducting the rites. Graveside burial service were held by the Santa Rita Lodge of Masons in the Masonic cemetery.

Archer C. L. Archer, one of Grant County s oldest residents and a retired Chino Mines, Kennecott Corp. employee, died Monday night in Silver City. He had lived at Santa Rita for 43 years. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Katie Archer; three sons, J. L. And Frank Archer and Mrs. Katie Bean, Santa Rita, and Mrs. Gertrude Plaster, Los Angeles; also six grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday at the Cox Mortuary chapel, the Rev. Harold E. Johnson of Santa Rita Community Church conducting the rites.

ARCHER Mrs. C.L. Archer, 90, widow of Columbus L. Archer, retired Chino Mines Division, Kennecoyy Copper Corp. employee, passed away last Friday at the home of son J.F.(Fay) Archer in Santa Rita. Her husband died in April of this year. He was also 90, year old at the time of his death. Mrs. Archer had been a resident of Santa Rita since 1914 and was active in the life of the community until several years ago. The Archer family is a pioneer one in Grant County. Surviving are three sons, J.F. and J.L. Archer Santa Rita; L.E. Archer, Lyfors Texa; three daughters, Miss Mary Lee Archer and Mrs. Kathy E. Bean, Santa Rita and Mrs. Georgia Plaster, Los Angeles. Funeral services were held at the Cox Mortuary chapel on Monday afternoon, conducted by the Rev. Harold E. Johnson of the Santa Rita Community Church. Burial took place in the Masonic cemetery.

Archibald Graveside funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday in McAlester, Okla., for David Gorgas Archibald, 72, who passed away Wednesday in Tulsa, Okla. Mr. Archibald was born on Oct. 25, 1915 in Denison, Texas. He passed away following a brief illness. He was a former resident of Hurley and played semi-pro baseball locally for a number of years in the 1940s. He also played professional baseball in the St. Louis Cardinals farm system of the West Texas League. Survivors include his wife, Norma; two daughters, Mary Ann Park and Sharon Daniel, both of Tulsa; two brothers, Thomas of Tulsa and Fred C. of Hurley; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Services will be held at Oak Hill Cemetery in McAlester. Ninde Funeral Home of Tulsa is in charge of arrangements.

Arcibald Stanley Archibald, 64, a resident of Central, passed away Monday. He was born Jan. 2, 1924, in Grosbeck, Texas. He worked for Phelps-Dodge Corp. in Morenci, Ariz. He was a member of the third ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and was a counselor at stake Sunday School. He is survived by his wife, Eillen, of Central; a daughter, Christine Moncelle of Lexington, Ill.; four sons, Tom Archibald of La Place La., Keith Archibald of Tempe Ariz., one step-daughter, Arlene Bradberry of Cliff; three stepsons, Herby Allsup of Gila, Lonnie Allsup of Glenwood and Tim Allsup of Mule Creek; a sister, Ruby, of Chicago; two brothers, Gene Archibald of Phoenix, and Kenneth Archibald of Concho Lake, Ariz.; 11 grandchildren; and nine step-grandchildren. Visitation will be Thursday from 4-7 p.m. in the Wheeler Chapel with funeral services at ten a.m. Friday in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Interment will follow in the Dusty Cemetery in Dusty with Bishop Charles Hamilton conducting the service. Services are by the Wheeler Funeral Home.

Mrs. Dana J. Archuleta, former resident of Silver City, died this week at Fresno, Calif., where funeral services and burial took place. She was the mother of Mrs. Isabelle Dominguez and Mrs. Antonla Perrault of Sherman, and a sister of Mrs. Pascual Jlminez of Santa Rita. Mrs. Dana J. Archuleta, former resident of Silver City, died this week at Fresno, Calif., where funeral services and burial took place. She was the mother of Mrs. Isabelle Dominguez and Mrs. Antonla Perrault of Sherman, and a sister of Mrs. Pascual Jlminez of Santa Rita.

Archuleta Lydia Trujillo Archuleta, 61, of Central entered life eternal early Thursday morning in Sierra Medical Center in El Paso, Texas. She was born May 3, 1930, in Chiz, N.M., but lived most of her life in Grant County. In 1988, she retired from Fort Bayard Medical Center, where she was a secretary in medical records. She was a member of Santa Clara Catholic Church. Calling hours were to be from 2-5 this afternoon in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels where vigil services will be held at 7. The funeral liturgy service will be held Saturday morning at 10 in Santa Clara Catholic Church with the Rev. Mike Lindsay officiating. Committal rite services will follow in Memory Lane Cemetery. Survivors include her mother, Juanita Trujillo of Central; three sons, David and Robbie Pedroza of Phoenix and Gary Archuleta of Mesa; two daughters, Patricia Ann Pedroza and Ann Marie Archuleta, both of Mesa; six brothers, Eloy, Sonny Trujillo of Hawaii, Albert Trujillo of Playas, Arthur Trujillo of Tucson, Richard Trujillo of Las Cruces, Bernie Trujillo of Fort Worth, Texas, and Eddie Trujillo of Phoenix; three sisters, Cecelia Parra of Central, Emma Williams of Phoenix, and Beatrice Casares of Silver City; and five grandchildren, David Ray, Annesa, Robbie, Shawn and Kevin Pedroza. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Casket bearers will be Albert, Arthur, Richard, Bernie and Eddie Trujillo and Mario Casares.

ARCHULETA Ophelia Archuleta, 84, a longtime Grant County resident, entered into eternal life Sunday afternoon at her home in Mimbres. She was born Nov. 12, 1912, in the Mimbres to the late Manuel and Josephine Grijalva. Mrs. Archuleta was a communicant of San Lorenzo Catholic Church. She was a homemaker. Visitation will be from 3-5 this afternoon at Baca's Funeral Chapels. The prayer vigil will begin at 7 this evening at San Lorenzo Catholic Church with Deacon Alfonzo Alvarado reciting the holy rosary. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Thursday morning at 10 at San Lorenzo Catholic Church with Father Dan Porter officiating. Interment will follow at San Lorenzo Catholic Cemetery. Survivors include her husband, Arturo Archuleta of Mimbres; a son, Arthur Archuleta Jr., and his wife, Mary. of Silver City; one daughter, Arlene DiGuglielmo, and her husband, Dominic, of Glendale, Calif.; one brother, Ismael Grijalva, and his wife, Hortencia, of the Santa Rita area; two sisters, Helen Moreno of Mimbres and Lu-vie Martinez of Whittier, Calif.; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson. Casket bearers will be Michael Anthony Morales Sr., Michael Anthony Morales Jr., Mark and Daniel ArhuIeta Paut ary Moreno and Dominic DiGuglielmo. Honorary bearers are Paul Moreno Sr., Luis Moreno, Ismael Grijalva, Pete Alcorta and Raul Sepulveda. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive, Silver City. Phone 388-2334

ARCIERO Anita L. Arciero, 86, lifetime Deming resident, died Tuesday afternoon in the MimtIres Nicinorial nursing home. She was horn Nov. 25, 1898 in Deming arid was a member of St. Ann s Catholic Church. She is survived by one son, Billy Yanas of Las Cruces; Two brothers, Francisco Arciero of Silver City and Jose Arciero of Deming; and one sister, Carmen Aguilera of Deming and three grandsons, Rosary services will be held this morning at 730 in Baca. Wheeler Funeral chapel. Mass will be recited Friday morning at St Ann s with the rev Emilio Larlar officiating. Burial will be in Mountain View cemetery, Deming.

ARCIERO Jose Lechuga Arciero, 91, a resident of Deming, died Monday in Providence Memorial hospital in El Paso, Texas. He was horn March 14, 1895, in Deming and for many years was a custodian at a public school in Fierro. Rosary services will he this evening at 8 in Baca's Wheeler Funeral Chapels in Deming and Mass will be Thursday morning at 10 in St. Ann s Catholic Church in Deming with the Rev. Emilio Lunar officiating. Interment will follow in Mountain View Cemetery in Deming. Survivors include five sons, Jose Arciero Jr. and Exequici Arciero, both Of El Paso, Jesus Arciero of Hanover, Arturo Arciero of Colton, Calif., and Miguel Arciero of San Francisco, Calif.; three daughters, Azucena Flores of Bayard, Martha Martinez of Grants, and Carmen Valles of Los Angeles, Calif. ; one br ther, Francisco Arciero of Silver City; one sister, ?anmen Aguilera from Deming ; 28 grandchildren 28 great-grandchildren ande three great-great-grandchildren. Baca's Wheeler Funeral Chapels is in charge of arrangements. Ramon G. Arciero, 57, passed away suddenly Sunday, January 23. Mr. Arciero was a lifelong resident of Grant County. He was employed by U.V. Industries at the time of his death and was a veteran of World War 11. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Petra A. Arciero of Hanover, a son, Leopoldo A. Arciero of San Lorenzo and five grandchildren. Survivors also include five brothers, Joe Arciero of, EI Paso, Tex., Jesus Arciero of Fierro, Arturo Arciero of Colton. Calif., Mike Arciero of Hanover and Esequcal Arciero of El Paso, Tex.! and three sisters, Mrs. Azucenta Flores of Bayard, Mrs. Carmen Valles of Los Angeles, Calif. and Mrs. Martha Martinez of Grants and his father, Mr. Joe L. Arciero of Deming.

Ramon G. Arciero, 57, passed away suddenly Sunday, January 23. Mr. Arciero was a lifelong resident of Grant County. He was employed by U.V. industries at the time of his death and was a veteran of World War 11. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Petra A. Arciero of Hanover, a son, Leopoldo A. Arciero of San Lorenzo and five grandchildren. Survivors also include five brothers, Joe Arciero of, EI Paso, Tex., Jesus Arciero of Fierro, Arturo Arciero of Colton. Calif., Mike Arciero of Hanover and Esequcal Arciero of El Paso, Tex.! and three sisters, Mrs. Azucenta Flores of Bayard, Mrs. Carmen Valles of Los Angeles, Calif. and Mrs. Martha Martinez of Grants and his father, Mr. Joe L. Arciero of Deming.

Rosary services for Ramon G. Arciero 57, were recited Wednesday, January, at the Holy Family Catholic Church in Hanover with the Funeral Mass there Thursday, January 27, with the Rev. Fr. Jesus Espinos officiating. Internment followed in the Hanover Cemetery with the Mineral Post #3347 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Conducting the services. Serving as pallbearers were Aionso Coronado Manuel Carreon, Adolfo Majalca, Ramon Ojinaga Juan DcLao and H. M. Mascarcnas Curtis Bright Funeral Home was in charge.

ARCIERO Virginia Rivera Arciero, 62, died Monday morning in Silver City. She was born in Hillsboro and was a longtime resident of Grant County. She was a member of St. Francis Newman Center Catholic Church and was a member of the Spanish choir there, Survivors are her husband, Alejandro Arciero of Silver City; two sons, Alex J. Arciero of Silver City and Van R. Arciero of Odessa; Texas; her father, Thomas D. Rivera of II Paso, Texas; one brother, J.B. Rivera of El Paso; and two grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her mother, Virginia M. Rivera, who died on July 4, 1975. Rosary recitation will be at 7. p.m. Wednesday in the Wheeler Funeral Home chapel and Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at 10a.m. Thursday at St. Francis Newman Center with the Rev. John Tickle officiating. Interment will follow in the Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Manuel Sanchez, Ray Martinez, Nacho Martinez, Alfonso Gonzales, Aliseo Rodriguez and Jesus Arciero, Honorary pallbearers will be Adolpho Majalca, Aifredo Majalca, Tony Majalca, David Flores, Joe Castillo, Abe Rivera, Paul Matthews, Diego Montoya Alfred Arciero and Mike Arciero. Arrangements by Wheeler.

Arciero Alejandro G. Arciero, 69, died Thursday in Silver City. Mr. Arciero was born in Fierro and was a life-long resident of Grant County. He was a communicant of the St. Francis Newman Center and was a member of American Legion Allingham Golding Post No. 18. He was also a veteran of World War ll and earned the Bronze Star. Mr. Arciero is survived by two sons, A.J. Arciero and his wife, Vila, and Van Arciero, all of Silver City; five sisters, Lelia Barka of Gila, Josie Donohue of Las Vegas, Nev., Monie Castillo of Bayard, Lucy Pena of Deming and Hope Arciero of SilverCity; one brother, Alfredo Arciero of Deming; and two grandchildren, Brian Arciero and Kyle Arciero both of Silver City. He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia in 1985; by his father, Frank Arciero in 1986; and by his mother, Lenor, in 1973. Rosary recitation will be held at 730 this evening in the Wheeler Funeral Home Chapel and Mass of the Resurection will be at ten a.m. Tuesday in the St. Francis Newman Center with the Rev. Bill Mayer officiating at both services. Interment will follow in the Fort Bayard National Cemetery with American Legion Allingham-Golding Post No. 18 conducting military honors. Serving as pallbearers will be Abe Rivera, Joe Castillo, David Flores, Ernest Leftalt and Diego Montoya. Honory pallbearers will be Tom Hill, Bobby Hughey, Joe Parra, Jimmy Barker, Jesus Arciero, Elix Pena, Alfredo Arciero and Bill Hughey. Arrangements are by the Wheeler Funeral Home.

Arciero Dolores Jaramillo Arciero, age 76, resident of 415 Klondike, died last Tuesday, Nov. 18. She was born March 12, 1904 in Rodeo, N.M. She was an active member of St. Ann s Catholic Church and a member of the Apostolship of Prayer. Rosary services were held last Thursday evening at 730 at the Wheeler Mortuary Chapel. Mass of Christian burial was last Friday morning at 10 a.m. at St. Ann s Catholic Church. Fr. Joe Hermoso officiated and burial followed at Mountain View Cemetery. She is survived by her husband, Jose Arciero of Deming; one daughter, Rufina Ortega of Pico Rivera, Calif; and one son, Arturo Valenzuela of La Miranda, Calif.; five step-sons, Jose Arciero Jr., and Esquiel Arciero of El Paso, Texas; Jesus Arciero of Bayard; Arturo Arciero of Colton, Calif., and Miguel. Wheeler Mortuary was in charge of arrangements.

Arciero Frank Arciero, 94, died Monday in Silver City. He was a lifelong resident of Grant County and was a rancher most of his life. He was a communicant of the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Survivors are his five daughters, Josie Donohue of Las Vegas, Nev., Lucy Pena of Deming, Hope Arciero of Silver City, Lillian Barka of Gila and Irene Ramona Castillo of Bayard; two sons, Alfredo Arciero of Buckeye, Ariz., and Alex Arciero of Silver City; one sister, Carmen Aguilar of Deming; 14 grandchildren, Peri Alvidrez, Elmer Donohue, A.J. Arciero, Van Arciero, Mary Ann Hancock, Karen Jaure, Geraldine Castillo, Joey Castillo, Sandra Castillo, Veronica Castillo, Johnny Parson, Carl Parson, Lucy Ann Villegas and Alice Grady; and 18 great-grandchildren. Rosary recitation will be held tonight at 730 in the Wheeler Funeral Home chapel and Mass of the resurrection will be in the St. Anthony Catholic Church in Fierro at 10 a.m. Thursday. Interment will follow in Fierro Cemetery. Monsignor A.James Milano will officiate at all services. Serving as pallbearers will be Roy Alvidrez, Joey Castillo, Joe Castillo, Mark Grady, Eliz Pena and Manuel Sanchez. Honorary pallbearers will be Jesus Arciero, David Flores, Jimmy Barka, Van Arciero, A.J. Arciero, Alfonso Gonzales, Billy Joe Yanez, Larry Gonzales, Francisco Rene Alvidrez, Michael Anthony Molina, Carlo Ray Molina, Gilbert John Villegas, Carl Parson, Johnny Parson, Elmer Donohue, Frank Villegas and Diego Godoy. Arrangements are by the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

Arciero Jose Gonzales Arciero, 71, passed away Saturday, Aug. 12, in an El Paso, Texas hospital. He had been a resident of El Paso for 43 years and was a member of the St. Pius X Catholic Church. He served in the U.S. Navy and was a veteran of World War II and the Pacific theater. He was a deliveryman for Price s Dairies for 20 years and Farmers Dairies for 10 years, and retired from Mexi Snax Tortillas. He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Tigua Post No. 8782; was a volunteer at Del Norte Heights School; was a member of the Bel Air Band Boosters; and was a member of the Bel Air Highland Clan. He was preceded in death by his mother, Francisca Arciero; father, Jose L. Arciero; and brother, Ramon Arciero. Survivors are his wife, Manuela Nellie Arciero; a son, Gilberto V. Arciero; three daughters, Joanna Simon of Dayton, Ohio, and Myrna Y. Arciero-Strong and Evelia Lulu Bachman, both of El Paso; a son-in-law, William Bachman of El Paso; a daughter-in-law, Grace Guillen Arciero; seven grandchildren, Melissa Y. Olivares, Araceli Arciero, Ariana Arciero, Joshua William A. Bachman, Cheryl Davis and Ronald Simon, all of Ohio, and Kimberly Weber of Pennsylvania; two great-grandchildren, Dennie and Bryan Davis of Ohio; four brothers, Jesus Arciero of Bayard, Arturo Arciero of Colton, Calif., Miguel Arciero of Hanover and Ezequiel Arciero of El Paso; three sisters, Azucena Flores of Bayard, Martha Martinez of Grants and Carmen Valles of Los Angeles; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation will be Tuesday from 1-9 p.m. at Hillcrest Funeral Home in El Paso. Recitation of the rosary will be Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Hillcrest chapel. Funeral Mass will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. in the St. Pius X Catholic Church. Family members will serve as pallbearers. Interment will be in Evergreen East Cemetery in El Paso with military honors. Directed by Hillcrest Funeral Home, 1060 Carolina, El Paso.

Arciero Simon Arciero, 70, a former resident of Fierro, died suddenly Sunday night in Deming, where he had recently made his home. Rosary was said at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Mahoney Funeral Home, and the funeral mass will be said at 9 a.m. Thursday in the St. Anna Catholic Church in Deming. Burial will follow in Mountain View Cemetery, Deming. Immediate survivors include two brothers, Frank Arciero of Fierro and Joe Arciero of Deming; and four sisters, Anita Arciero of Deming, Lola Yanez, Mariha Arciero and Carmen Aguilera of Los Angeles, Calif.

Gardner Mary Alice Ardner, 89, died March14 at Fort Bayard Medical Center. She was born Dec. 8, 1905 to John and Victoria (Myers) Ardner in Toledo, Ohio. She was a retired teacher and librarian. She came to New Mexico in 1956 and graduated from Western New Mexico University with a degree in education. She taught English in Grant County and in Whiteriver, Ariz. At her request, her body has been donated to the Medical Shool in Albuquerque. Cremation will take place at a later date and cremains will be placed in a crypt in Trinity Church Cemetery in New York City. A memorial Mass will be celebrated by the Rev. Jon Alexander at St. Francis Newman Center Parish on Wednesday, June 7 at 10 a.m. Survivors include a niece, Patricia Scullary of Hilo, Hawaii; and a nephew, John Francis Ardner of Gresham, Ore. If they desire, friends may make memorial donations to St. Francis Associates c/o St. Francis Newman Center Parish, 914 W. 13th St., Silver City, NM 88061.

Gardner Mary Alice Ardner, 89, died March14 at Fort Bayard Medical Center. She was born Dec. 8, 1905 to John and Victoria (Myers) Ardner in Toledo, Ohio. She was a retired teacher and librarian. She came to New Mexico in 1956 and graduated from Western New Mexico University with a degree in education. She taught English in Grant County and in Whiteriver, Ariz. At her request, her body has been donated to the Medical School in Albuquerque. Cremation will take place at a later date and cremains will be placed in a crypt in Trinity Church Cemetery in New York City. A memorial Mass will be celebrated by the Rev. Jon Alexander at St. Francis Newman Center Parish on Wednesday, June 7 at 10 a.m. Survivors include a niece, Patricia Scullary of Hilo, Hawaii; and a nephew, John Francis Ardner of Gresham, Ore. If they desire, friends may make memorial donations to St. Francis Associates c/o St. Francis Newman Center Parish, 914 W. 13th St., Silver City, NM 88061.

Jose F. Arellano, 79, of Bayard died Saturday, Feb. 26 In Providence Memorial hospital, El, Paso. He was born Nov. 11. 1903 in Mexico. the son of Fernando and. Delores Fiores Arellano and had resided in Bayard for most of his life. Arellano was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard and was employed as a electrician for Kennecott for 37 years before his retirement in 1969 He Is survived by his wife Fannie Arrovos Arellano of Bayard one son Richard Arellano of Phoenix; two daughters, Ester Gonzales of Hurley and Rose Loraine Moreno of Bayard one brother. Augustine Arroyos of El Paso 13 grandchildren three great grandchildren and. several nieces and nephews. Rosary was recited at.7 p.m. on Monday in Our Lady of Fatima Church; Mass of the Resurrection was celebrated at 9 am. on Tuesday. Both services were under the direction of the Rev. Estahan Lopez. Burial followed in Memory Lane Cemetery, Silver City. Serving as pallbearers were, Joe Moreno, Mark Salcedo, A1fred Moreno, Victor Gonzales Jr., Emilio Arellano and, Juan Chip. Serving as honorary pallbearers were Victor Gonzales Sr. Henry Moreno, Alex Ramos. Baltazar Sandoval David Flores, Jose Quintana. Fernando Arellano, Daniel Quintana, Cruz Ortiz, Gilbert Montoya and Richard Shanks, Arrangement; by the Curtis-Bright Funeral home.

Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church for Mrs. Cunsuelo C Arellano, 30, who died Saturday. Mrs. Arellano had been a resident of this area all her life. She is survived by her husband, Arthur; five children, Lupe, Modesto, David, Gloria and Ruben; one sister, Mrs. Emelio Barela; a nephew, Augustine Chavez, and her father, Daniel Chavez. Rosary services were held at 700 p.m. Sunday evening at the Cox Mortuary Chapel. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church for Mrs. Cunsuelo C Arellano, 30, who died Saturday. Mrs. Arellano had been a resident of this area all her life. She is survived by her husband, Arthur; five children, Lupe, Modesto, David, Gloria and Ruben; one sister, Mrs. Emelio Barela; a nephew, Augustine Chavez, and her father, Daniel Chavez. Rosary services were held at 700 p.m. Sunday evening at the Cox Mortuary Chapel.

Arellano Benny M. Arellano, 39, a resident of Albuquerque, passed away Sunday. Mr. Arellano is survived by his daughter, Eva J. Arellano of Silver City; his parents, Porfirio Arellano of Silver City and Carolina Barber of Albuquerque; three brothers, Porfirio Arellano Jr., Jimmy Arellano and Samuel Arellano, all of Albuquerque; one sister, Lucy Arellano, and his grandmother, Rita Merino, both of Albuquerque; and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Arellano was a member of the Apostolic Church and was also a veteran of the Vietnam War. Funeral services were conducted Thursday at the Garcia Mortuary Chapel. Pallbearers were Mike Andazola, Joe Leyba, Roger Blanco, Larry Sanchez, Sam Arellano and Porfirio Arellano Jr. Interment was at the Santa Fe National Cemetery Thursday with military honors at the graveside. The Garcia Mortuary, Eighth and Stover Southwest, was in charge of service arrangements.

Arellano Francisco C. Arellano, 98, died Sunday in Gila Regional Medical Center. He had been a resident of the area for the past 76 years, having moved here in 1913. He was born Oct. 10, 1890, in Salamanca, Guanajuato, Mexico, to Wenceslado and Francisca Cruz Arellano. He retired from Chino Mines as a track general foreman in 1953 after 40 years with the company. He was also a longtime member of the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Calling hours are this afternoon from 3-9 in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. The rosary service will be at 730 tonight, also in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels, with Deacon Bill Holguin officiating. Mass of the Christian burial will be celebrated at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with interment following in the Silver City Catholic Cemetery with the Rev. Bill Mayer officiating. He is survived by five sons, Guadalupe Arellano, Ben Arellano and Johnny Arellano, all of Silver City, Martin Arellano of Tyrone and Tony Arellano of Las Cruces; two daughters, Frances Garcia of Corpus Christi, Texas, and Socorro Arellano of Silver City; 35 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Felipa, in 1956 and by three sons, Pedro in 1950, Jesus in 1959 and Jose in 1979. Casket bearers will be Jesus Chuy Arellano Jr., Frank Arellano, Johnny D. Arellano, Joe Arellano Jr., Jesse Garcia Jr. and Marty Arellano. Honorary bearers will be John, Albert, Bill, Arthur, Frank Arellano Jr., Jessie, Norman, George, and B.J. Arellano and Robert Davis. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Arellano Guadalupe V. Arellano, 77, a lifetime Silver City resident, entered life eternal Thursday at Fort Bayard Medical Center. He was born Feb. 1, 1915, in Santa Rita. He was a member of the Catholic Church, and was a retired smelter repairman for Chino Mines. Calling hours will be from 3-9 p.m. Monday in Baca's Funeral Chapels, where the evening prayer service will be held at 7. The funeral liturgy will be held Tuesday morning at 10 at the St. Francis Newman Center with the Rev. George Reynolds officiating. The rite of committal will be at the Memory Lane Cemetery, where he will be laid to rest. Survivors include one son, Frank Arellano of North Hills, Calif.; one daughter, Helen Landreth of Lancaster, Calif.; four brothers, Martin Arellano of Tyrone, Ben Arellano of Silver City, Tony Arellano of Las Cruces, and Johnny Arellano of Silver City; two sisters, Frances Garcia of Corpus Christi, Texas, and Socorro Arellano of Silver City; and four grandchildren, Frank and Ofelia Arellano, and Jim and Paula Landreth. Casket bearers will be Jesus and Ben Arellano, Ruben Alvarado, Johnny and Marty Arellano and Danny Gonzales. Honorary bearers will be Sam and Joe Contreras. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Arellano Mrs. Irene D. Arellano, 60, died June 9. Mrs. Arellanow as a lifelong resident of Grant County. She is survived by two sons Johnny of Silver City and Arthur of Bayard; and two grandchildren. Also surviving are three sisters, Mrs. Louisa Coley of Bayard, Mrs. Emelia Hernandez and Mrs. Socorro Delgado, both of Los Angeles, CA.; and five brothers, Herman Deluna of Central, Jesus, Celso, and Margarito DeLuna, all of La Puente, CA., and Joaquin DeLuna of Fairfield, CA. Rosary was siad in the Curtis-Bright Chapel Tuesday evening. The Funeral Mass recited Wednesday at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard, the Rev. Fr. Aurelio Lerena officiated. Interment followed in Memory Lane Cemetery. Pallbearers were Herman, Jesus, Celso, and Margarito DeLuna, Ben Arellano and Ray Corral.

ARELLANO John Arellano, 36, a Deming resident, entered eternal rest Tuesday in Deming. Visitation will be Friday afternoon from 4-7 and the funeral service will be held Saturday morning at 10 at Baca's Funeral Chapels in Deming. Concluding services and interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. Mr. Arellano was born Sept. 29, 1960, in Merced, Calif., and was a graduate pf Western New Mexico University. He had been a firefighter for the U.S., Forest Syice, He enjoyed playing the guitar and keyboard, and his hobbies included welding. He was a loving father, son and brother, and a friend to all. Survivors include his wife, Lora Arellano of Deming; two daughters, Vanessa Arellano and Nicole Aidlano, both of Las Cruces; his mother, Belia Arellano of Deming, and father, Martin Arellano, and his wife, Ofelia, of Tyrone; his two brothers, Marty Arellano of Deming, and Albert Arellano and his wife, Marie, of Glendale, Ariz.; three sisters, Elizabeth Gutierrez and her husband, Brian, of Las Cruces. Elaine Allison and her husband, Frank, of Deming, and Ofelia Early and her husband, Bill, of Silver City; his grandmother, Susana Estrada of Deming; and numerous uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces and cousins. He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Alberto Estrada and Francisco Arellano, and a nephew, Martin Arellano III. Serving as pallbearers will be Marty, Albert, Michael and Alexandria Arellano, Bill Early and Michael Chavez. Honorary pallbearers are Frank Allison, Frank Allison Jr. and Brian Gutierrez. Entrust to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapel Deming.

Arellano Ruben Chavez Arellano, 34, of Hurley, died early Wednesday morning in Deming as a result of a pedestrian-vehicle accident. He was born July 3, 1952, in Silver City; was a member of the Catholic Church; and was a member of the League of United Latin American Citizens council No. 8003. Rosary services will be held at 730 tonight in the Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley. Mass will be Saturday at 10 a.m. there. The Rev. Benito Suen will officiate and interment will follow in the Silver City Catholic Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Adolfo Arellano Jr., Gary Arellano, Emilio Arellano, Robert Delgado, Joe Dominguez and George Arellano. Honorary pallbearers will be Richard Miranda, Michael Duran, Henry Silva, Billie Cabazos, Martin Padilla and members of Council No. 8003 of the League of United Latin American Citizens. Survivors include his father, Arturo Arellano of Norwalk, Calif.; two sisters, Gloria (Mrs. Reyes) Montes of Hurley and Lupe Coca of Bellflower, Calif.; and three brothers, David Arellano of Pueblo, Colo., Marty Arellano of Norwalk and Modesto Chavez of Long Beach, Calif. Baca's Funeral Chapels is in charge of arrangements.

ARELLANO Evelyn Arellano, 72, a lifelong resident of Silver City, entered eternal rest Tuesday at St. Joseph s Hospital in Phoenix. She was born June 2, 1923, in Silver City, the daughter of Milton and Isabel Fisher. Mrs. Arellano worked as a food supervisor at Western New Mexico University for 27 years until her retirement in 1976. She had a profound love for her family, reading and traveling, and in her retirement dedicated herself to that. She was a lifelong member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. She is survived by four Sons, Robert Fisher and his wife, Mary, of Riverside, Calif., Joseph F. Arellano and his wife, Rita, of Silver City, Nonnan F. Arellano and his wife, Anna, of Elko, Nev., and George F. Arellano and his wife, Susie, of Kearny, Ariz. She is also survived by her brother, Ben Fisher of Silver City; her sister, Sadie lturralde of Truth or Consequences; 15 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe V. Arellano, and two sisters, Alice and Eva Fisher. Visitation will begin at 5 Friday evening at Baca's Funeral Chapels, where the rosary will follow at 7 with Deacon Johnny Perez reciting the rosary. The Mass of resurrection will be celebrated Saturday morning at 10 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with the Rev. Jon Alexander officiating. The rite of committal will follow at St. Vincent tie Paul Catholic Cemetery. Serving as casket bearers will be Adam Arcilano, Gabe Arellano, Chris Arcellano, Eddie Joe Arellano, Norman Arellano and Robert L. Fisher Jr. Honorary bearers are Ben Arellano, Martin Arellano, Ben Fisher, Tony Arellano, Salvador Iturralde Sr., Salvador Iturraltic Jr. and Jaime Valenzuela. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

ARELLANO Melissa Chistina Arellano, infant daughter of Joseph and Marcelja Arellano, passed away Tuesday in Albuquerque. Services will be held Monday at 10 a.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Cemetery in Silver City. She is survived by her parents; a sister, Maria Luisa Arellano; a brother, Matthew Arcllano; her paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Arcllano; her maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Roman Mathis; and numerous aunts, uncles, Cousins and other relatives, all of Silver City. Family members selected Curtis. Bright and Lordsburg Funeral Homes to serve them.

Arellin Geneoveno M. Arellin, 76, died at Ft. Bayard Medical Center Thursday following an extended illness. Mr. Arellin is survived by his wife, Patroncinia of Silver City; Four sons, Domingo of Central, Joe of Belen, Julian of Silver City, and Manuel of Albuquerque, seven daughters, Mrs. Onesima Cushman of Brownsville, Texas; Mrs. Pifania Marquez of Albuquerque, Mrs. Castula Angel of Incon, N.M., Mrs. Isabel Moreno of Dafford, Ariz, Mrs. Jessie Angel of Ricon, N.M., Mrs. Lupe Nejmch of New Jersey, and Mrs. Mary Chavez of Albuquerque, 65 grandchildren, two sisters, Mrs. Petra Nunez and Mrs. Maria Pinna, both of Hatch, N.M.

Arellin Kelly Jeremy Arellin, an 11-month-old infant, entered eternal rest Tuesday at the University of New Mexico Medical Center of Albuquerque. He was born Aug. 26, 1989 in Silver City to Debbie Hickle and Kelly Arellin. Calling hours will be held Sunday afternoon from 2-5 in Baca's Hillcrest South Chapel. Funeral services will be held Monday morning at 10 in Baca's Hillcrest North Chapel with the Rev. George Reynolds, pastor of St. Francis Newman Center, officiating. Concluding services will follow in Memory Lane Cemetery. Survivors in addition to the parents are five brothers, Raven, Jordan and Sergio Arellin of Albuquerque, and Joshua and Shaun Sandoval of Tyrone; a sister Mandi Arellin of Tyrone; paternal grandparents, Chris and Mary Arellin of Silver City; maternal grandmother, Juanita Turner of Silver City; paternal great-grandmother, Elsie Houllahan of Las Vegas, Nev.; and maternal great-grandmother, Bea Menchue of Carthage, Texas. Other survivors include numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Casket bearers will be Max Turner, Frank Hickle, and James and John Arellin. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations to a favorite children s charity in Kelly s memory. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Argenbright; Mrs. Alvia L. Argenbright, beloved and respected citizen of Silver City for many years, died at her home in the Ambassador Apartments, Tulsa, Okla., Sunday, Nov. 4. She was 95 and death was due to advanced age. Mrs. Argenbright came to Silver City in 1900. She maintained a photographic studio here for a long time, following in the vocation of her father, both of whom pioneered some of the photographic processes now in use. She was born in Macomb, Ill., and it was there her father, Alfred Thomas, took one of the early portraits of Abraham Lincoln just prior to the Lincoln-Douglas debates that so electrified the country to the issues of that day. Mrs. Argenbright owned several small ranches and at one time had an interest in one or more of the larger cattle companies around Silver City. She was also, at one time, a part owner in the Silver City Enterprise, managing the Bush estate s interest in the publication. Interested in civic affairs, she was associated with and active in various groups of that nature. Funeral services were held in Tulsa on Monday and the body was shipped to Silver City where interment will be made. Late Wednesday it was not known when the body would arrive here and arrangements for burial are pending. However, it is known that the burial will be made in the Silver City Cemetery in the family plot beside the grave of the deceased s husband, brother, William Thomas and wife. Surviving her are an only daughter, Mrs. Elizabeth C. Bush of the home; two grandsons, J.B. Bush of Tulsa and F.A. Bush of Greenwich, Conn.; a niece, Mrs. A.S. Kirkpatrick of Albuquerque; a nephew, Thomas B. Thomas of Loveland, Colo.; and numerous grand-nieces and nephews in New York and elsewhere. There are also three great-grandchildren, Elaine, daughter of F.A. Bush and Michael and John, sons of J.B. Bush.

Brockman; Beth Brockman Argo, 64, died Wednesday evening at Gila Regional Medical Center in Silver City. Mrs. Argo was born in Nebraska and had been a resident of Grant County for a short while. She is survived by three daughters, Charlene Dickson of Littlefield, Tx., Pamela Argo of Norwalk, CA., Theresa Argo of Norwalk, CA., two sons, Phillip Neil, Sr., of Arenas Valley, Richard Argo of Norwalk, CA., and a sister, Mrs. Alma Robinson of Rosemead, CA., and eight grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond L. Argo in 1966. Graveside funeral services were held at Memory Lane Cemetery with Rev. Wendell Shirey officiating. The family will serve as pallbearers. Arrangements were by Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

Arguello Elizaida L. Arguello, 77, a resident of Arenas Valley, entered into eternal rest Thursday at Gila Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Arguello was born in Chamisal on June 17, 1917, to Diego Lovato and Juanity V. Lovato. Visitation will be held Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Baca's Funeral Chapels. The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. at Baca's  Funeral Chapels with Mr. Paul Hernandez of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah s Witnesses officiating. Burial will follow at Memory Lane Cemetery. she is survived by her husband of 61 years, Eliud Arguello of Arenas Valley; nine children, Dora Garcia of Taos, Elfido Arguello and his wife, Louise, of Arenas Valley, Joe A. Arguello and his wife, Elizaida, of Chamisal, Felix Arguello and his wife, Rose, of Grants, John Arguello and his wife, Rose Mary, of Central, Eloisa Vasquez and her husband, Louie, of Minturn, Colo., Sophie Benavides of Albuquerque, Allen Arguello and his wife, Mary Hazel, of Tucson, Ariz., and Dale Arguello and his wife, Tamara, of Silver City; six brothers, Diego Lovato Jr. of Truth or Consequences, Rufino Lovato of Los Angeles, Jessie Lovato of Los Angeles, Donald Lovato of Grants, Uvaldo Lovato of Magna, Utah, and Franklin Lovato of Chamisal; and eight sisters, Mary Lovato ofTaos, Elsie Rodarte of Chamisal, Virginia Herrera of Magna, Felicita Romero of Llano Largo, N.M., Mable Rios of Santa Fe, Diana Lovato of Trampas, N.M., Gloria Visavragas of West Jordan, Utah, and Neomi Gurule of Grants. She is also survived by 35 grandchildren and 49 great-grandchildren. Casket bearers will be her grandsons, Aaron Arguello, Joe Arguello Jr., John Arguello Jr., Louie Vasquez Jr., Arthur Benavides and Juanito Velarde. Honorary casket bearer will be Stanley Argeullo. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Argula Angela T. Argula, 83, passed away Friday in San Antonio, Texas. She was born May 1, 1907 in Silver City. She was active in the ministry on behalf of the needy at St. Patrick s Catholic Church in San Antonio. After her retirement as a nurse, she went into volunteer work, ministering to the needy and the sick. She is survived by her husband, Victor Argula of San Antonio; a brother, Eduardo Lalo Triviso; two sisters, Romana Gonzales, and Nora Flores and her husband, Robert Flores, all of Silver City; and several nieces and nephews. A rosary service will be held in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home chapel tonight at 730. The funeral Mass will be said Thursday morning at 10 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Burial will follow in the Catholic Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Willie T. Gonzales, Maurice Aragon, Louis Salcido, Robert Flores Jr., Rudy Triviso and Ed Vallejo. Honorary pallbearers will be her nephews, Frank Gonzales Jr., Danny Gonzales, Eddie Triviso, Jackie Triviso, Bobby Triviso, Dickie Flores, Tom Jimenez, Bulmaro Alarcon, Lyman Kletecka and Jesus Garcia Jr. The family members have selected Curtis-Bright Funeral Home to serve them.

Arias Arturo S. Arias, 80, longtime Silver City resident, died Tuesday evening in Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born Dec.31, 1908, in Las Cruces and was a retired bulldozer mechanic who worked at Chino Mines for 33 years. He was a member of the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Calling hours will be from 2-9 p.m. today and 9 a.m. until noon Friday in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels and Mass of the Christian burial will be celebrated Friday afternoon at 2 in the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Interment will follow in the Catholic Cemetery with the Rev. Rod Nichols officiating. Survivors include his wife, Veronica, of the home; a son, Arturo B. Arias of Bayard; a daughter, Darlene Maldonado of Santa Fe; four brothers, Horacio, Oscar, Alfredo and Ernesto Arias all of California; 12 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Casket bearers will be Raul Sepulveda, David Arias, Ray Gomez, Utimio Udero, Robert Quintanar and David Sandoval. Honorary bearers are Henry Villalobos, Cipriano Hernandez, Alfredo Quintanar and Ramon Gomez. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Arias Rosary services of Mrs. Dolores P. Arias, who died Feb. 21 were recited Feb. 24 at the Curtis- Bright Funeral Chapel and Mass was said Feb. 25 at Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with the Rev. Fr. A. James Milamo officiating. Interment followed in the Catholic Cemetery. Casket bearers were Arthuro Arias, Jr., Henry Villalobes, Jose Preciado, Vincente Ojinaga, Guillermo Ortiz, and Alfonso Gonzales. Mrs. Arias is survived by five sons, 16 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.

Eddie Montoya Arias, 59, of died Sunday in El Paso. He is survived by is wife, Molly Arias of Bayard; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ventura Villegas of Bayard; sons, Edward Arias Of San Antonio, Tex. s and David Arias of Bayard; two daughters, Lucy Soliz, of Fort Bliss and Carmann Arias of Deming; four brothers, Jesus Villagas of el Paso, Manual and Octavio Villagas of Bayard, Pauline Villagas of Arenas Valley; two sisters; Ofelia Ramirez of Ajo Ariz, and Emma Villagas of Bayard; and eight grandchildren. Rosary services were held at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic church in Bayard. Funeral mass was held Wednesday in Bayard. Burial followed at the Central cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were the four brothers, and Mariano Armijo and bobby Ramirez. Honorary pallbearers were Paulino Villagas, and Raymundo Ramirez.

Mrs. Sarah M. Arisman, 79, who had been a resident of Buck-horn for the past 38 years, died Wednesday at Hillcrest General Hospital. She is survived by three daughters Mrs. Roy BIãck, El Cerrito, Calif, Mrs Mac Owen, Phoenix, and Mrs. Henry Wallace, Hurley, and by one son, Fred Arisman, Salem, Ore.; one sister and two brothers, eight grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Funeral services were held Friday in Cox Mortuary chapel and burial was made in the Mesa cemetery at Gila. Mrs. Sarah M. Arisman, 79, who had been a resident of Buck-horn for the past 38 years, died Wednesday at Hillcrest General Hospital. She is survived by three daughters Mrs. Roy Black, El Cerrito, Calif, Mrs Mac Owen, Phoenix, and Mrs. Henry Wallace, Hurley, and by one son, Fred Arisman, Salem, Ore.; one sister and two brothers, eight grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Funeral services were held Friday in Cox Mortuary chapel and burial was made in the Mesa cemetery at Gila.

ARSOLA Eudolia Arsola, 67, a resident of Silver City, passed away Monday at her home. Services are pending. Family members selected Curtis-Bright Funeral . Home to serve them.

Ariza Mrs. Elena E. Ariza, 43, resident of Hurley, died Tuesday in an El Paso Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Donaciano Ariza; two sons, Juan of Fort Bliss, Tex. and Rafael of Hurley; five daughters, Mrs. Amelia Flores and Misses Anita, Alice, Petra and Martha all of Hurley; three brothers, Ruben, Salvador and Alfonso Ramirez and a sister, Mrs. Carmen Arvina of El Paso; her mother, Mrs. Juanita Ramirez of Hurley and three grandchildren. Rosary services were held at 7 o clock Wednesday evening at the Cox Mortuary chapel, followed by mass at 10 a.m. today at the Hurley Catholic church, the Rev. Fr. Ramon Estiville, officiating. burial took place in the Hurley cemetery.

Armbrust Former Grant County resident Marvin Armbrust, 63, died June 18 at Tucson Medical Center. He was born Sept. 12, 1925, in Clarkdale, Ariz., and had resided in San Manuel, Ariz., since December 1955. Prior to that, he was a Hurley resident and employed by Chino Mines Co. He retired as a smelter foreman after 33 years with Magma Copper Co. Mr. Armbrust served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was a member of the San Manuel Elks Lodge. Survivors include his wife, Mattie Lee of San Manuel; two sons, Wayne Armbrust of Fallon Nev., and Kevin Armbrust of Oracle, Ariz.; and three grandchildren. Services were held June 22 in Tucson. Burial followed in Evergreen Cemetery in Tucson.

Armburst; John F. Armburst, 56, of Hurley, employee of Kennecott Copper Corp., Chino Mines Division, died Tuesday in Hotel Dieu in El Paso, where he had been a patint for two weeks. He was born in Evergreen Colo., and been employed by Chino Mines since 1939, working in the smelter. Surviving are his wife Mrs. Sadie L. Armburst and two sons, Marvin, and Jack. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday at the Cox Mortuary chapel, the Rev. David E. Holt of the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, officiating. Burial will be in the Silver City cemetery.

ARMENDARIZ Simon A. Armendariz, 82, of Bayard, died Tuesday. Funeral services are pending at Wheeler Funeral Home.

Armendariz Bonifacia Soto Armendariz, 84, a lifetime resident of Bayard, entered eternal rest early Monday morning at Gila Regional Medical Center. She was born April 24, 1907, in Fierro. Mrs. Armendariz was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, and was a homemaker. Calling hours were to be from 2-5 p.m. today in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. The vigil service will be held this evening at 7 in Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard, where the funeral liturgy service will be held Wednesday morning at 10 with the Rev. Tomas Perez of the Order of Augustinian Recollect Fathers officiating. The committal rite service will follow in the Hurley Cemetery, where she will be laid to rest in the family plot. Survivors include three sons, Ignacio Hernandez and his wife, Elisa, of Tucson, Ariz., Gavino Armendariz and his wife, Rosenda, of Bayard, and Ramon Armendariz and his wife, Mari, of Las Cruces; and five daughters, Hortencia Placencio and her husband, Julian, of Bayard, Clorinda Lerma and her husband, Manuel, of Tucson, Consuelo Muniz and her husband, Jose, of Bayard, Carmen Gomez and her husband, Michael, of Bayard, and Esperanza Jacquez and her husband, Ernest, of Las Cruces. She is also survived by two sisters, Emiteria Flores of San Bernardino, Calif., and Sara Valles of Newbury Park, Calif.; 33 grandchildren, 49 great grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Casket bearers will be Fred Hernandez, Steve Armendariz, John Placencio, Jimmy Lerma, Joe Ray Muniz, Joe Armendariz, Michael Gomez and Ruben Jacquez. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Amadito Armijo, 34, was killed in an accident about 100 yards from the New Mexico- Arizona state line. He was towing a camper behind his pickup when he lost control of the vehicle. The truck turned over twice crushing Amijo underneath the vehicle, He is survived by his wife. Stella and three children, Travis Joe and Dolores. An. infant girl preceded him in death. Funeral Services were held in Morenci at 10 o clock Saturday. November 28 and graveside services wére held at the Aragon Cemetery at 230 p. m. As Amadito was a veteran, the Military was in charge. All of his relatives and many of his friends went to Morenci to attend the rites arid many of his friends, from Morenci attended the list rites at Aragon. The Armijo family lived in Cruzville until two years ago when Amadito secured employment at Morenci. The Armijos were married 9 years, November 25th.,

Death on Monday claimed Estanislado Armijo, 64, of Bayard. He died in Hillcrest Genera l Hospital. He had resided in Bayard for 18 years and was a retired employee of the American Smelling & Refining Co. at. Vanadium. Rosary services were held Tuesday at 730 PM at the Cox Mortuary chapel, followed by mass Wednesday morning at the Bayard Catholic church. Interment was in the Central cemetery. Surviving are his wife, three sons, Frank and Phillip, Bayard; Solomon, Los Angeles; four daughters, Mrs. Ray Gutierrez and Miss Helen Armijo, Bayard; Mrs. Ismael Trujillo, Central; Mrs. Gilbert Saenz, El Paso; 15 grandchildren and five sisters.

Manuel Armijo, a resident of Albuquerque, was burned to death last Thursday following an accident In which he was trapped in his car and burned to death. The tragedy occurred on a road in the Apache National Forest 20 miles north of Luna, and started a small forest fire which was extinguished.

Rosary services for Robert V. Armijo who was killed in an auto accident Friday morning, were, held at the home of his aunt in Silver City Monday evening. Services were held in St. Vincent de Paul church Tuesday and burial was in the Catholic cemetery under the direction of Cox mortuary. Armijo is survived by his wife, one, son, Robert, Jr., his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph P. Armijo, San Pedro Ca, three sisters and one brother. Rosary services for Robert V. Armijo who was killed in an auto accident Friday morning, were, held at the home of his aunt in Silver City Monday evening. Services were held in St. Vincent de Paul church Tuesday and burial was in the Catholic cemetery under the direction of Cox mortuary. Armijo is survived by his wife, one, son, Robert, Jr., his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph P. Armijo, San Pedro Ca, three sisters and one brother.

Sarah Bourguignon Armijo, 90, died Monday, June 20 in Silver City. She was born is Socorro and was a Grant County resident since 1938. She is survived by one son, Frank B. Armijo of Saugus, Calif; four daughters, Lucy Saenz of El Paso; Cecilia Trujillo of Sun Valley, Calif, Alice Gutierrez and Mary Helen Armijo of Bayard; 19 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Estanislado Armijo and three sons. Phillip Salomon and Joseph Armijo. Funeral mass was celebrated at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard Thursday, June 23 with the Rev. Thomas Percz officiating. Burial followed at the Central Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Mike Gutierrez, Richard Armijo, David Saenz, Gilbert Saenz Jr., Steve Gutierrez and Richard Sena. Arrangements by Wheeler Funeral Home.

Armijo Espiridio M. Armijo, 84, a resident of Hacienda de Salud and a retired ranch hand, entered life eternal Wednesday. He was born Sept. 23, 1908, to the late Fidel and Pablita (Martinez) Armijo of Frisco. Mr. Armijo enjoyed the outdoors and was a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Funeral services will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Reserve Seventh-day Adventist Church. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. prior to the services. Interment will follow at Lower Reserve Cemetery, where he will be laid to rest. Survivors include his stepsons, Donnie Garcia of Reserve, Ronnie Garcia of Farmington and Danny Garcia of Reserve; a stepdaughter, Beverly Maniord of California; his brothers, Joe D. Armijo of Hanover and Pat Armijo of Socorro; his sisters, Ruth Foulenfont of Prescott, Ariz., and Candy Foulenfont of Silver City; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

ARMIJO John N. Armijo, 69, of Belen died Sunday, April 27, at an Albuquerque hospital after a heart attack. Born Feb. 20, 1928, in San Antonio, N.M., he grew up in the Silver City area. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during World War II, receiving the Victory Medal. He was honorably discharged in 1947. In 1949, he married Nonna B. Bunch and they lived in Silver City most of their married life. They moved to Belen in ? after their son and his family moved there. He worked at the Phelps Dodge Mine in Tyrone for 10 years until he became disabled due to an accident. He and his wife were members of the Jehovah s Witnesses. Mc loved the company of his 10 grandchildren. He is survived by his wife of 4X? years, Norma, of the family home; his children, Waldinc Synakowski of Belen and son-in-law Marty Synakowski. Manuel Armijo of Belen, and Norman Rye ot Las Cruces; his brothers, Louis Armijo of Fullerton, Calif., and Mariano Armijo of Silver City; his sisters, Elizabeth William as of Silver City; and Ramona Hinojos of Deming; 10 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. A military service will be held in Fort Bayard National Cemetery at 2 p.m. Wednesday. Private cremation has taken place.

Armijo Jose D. Armijo, 75, a longtime resident of Hanover, entered life eternal Wednesday at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born Nov. 17, 1917, in Quemado to the late Fidel and Pablita (Martinez) Armijo. Mr. Armijo served his country as a private first class with the U.S. Army during World War II. He was united in marriage to Mary Jane Maldonado on April 27, 1946, in Aragon. Mr. Armijo was employed as a miner for Sharon Steel prior to retirement. He was a member of the Silver City Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Visitation was to be held from 1-5 p.m. today at Baca's Funeral Chapels. Funeral services are scheduled for Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Silver City. Interment will follow at Fort Bayard National Cemetery with military honors accorded by Allingham-Golding Post No. 18 of the American Legion. Survivors include his wife, Mary Jane Armijo of Hanover; a son and daughter-in-law, Joe Lorenzo Armijo and Jill of San Diego; his daughters and sons-in-law, Josephne Roy and William of Central, Susan Anaya and Lorenzo of Silver City, Linda Armijo of Bayard, Mary Gutierrez of Alamogordo, and Eva Pena and Michael of Tularosa; a brother; Pat Armjijo of Socorro; and his sisters, Ruth Foulenfont of Prescott, Ariz., and Candy Foulenfont of Silver City. Also surviving are 22 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Serving as casket bearers will be Joe L. Armijo, Michael Gutierrez, Ruben Anaya, William Roy, Jr., Flavio Maldonado and Joe Gutierrez. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Armijo Nicanora Nora Armijo, 83, a lifelong resident of Central, passed away Friday, Dec. 8, in the Fort Bayard Medical Center. Mrs. Armijo was preceded in death by her husband, Victor B. Armijo, in June 1981. She was a member of the Santa Clara Catholic Church and was a member of several church organizations. She is survived by three daughters, Ramona H. Chavez of Deming, Stella Miranda of Central and Elizabeth Llamas of Bayard; three sons, Louis Armijo of Fullerton, Calif., John Armijo of Belen and Mariano Armijo of Central; one brother, Dolores Sedillo of Albuquerque; three sisters, Virginia Sanchez and Rosie Sanchez, both of Albuquerque, and Ruth Sedillo of Bosque Farms; 26 grandchildren; and numerous great and great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted today at 2 p.m. in the Santa Clara Catholic Church in Central with the Rev. Michael Lindsay as celebrant. Interment followed in the Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Melvin Sedillo, Lawrence Llamas, Daniel Udero, Victor Armijo, Ruben Miranda and John Miranda. Honorary pallbearers were Manuel Armijo, Norman Rye, Joe Adam Miranda, Gabriel Sedillo, Mariano Armijo Jr., David Armijo, Danny Armijo and Billy Armijo. Arrangements were by the Wheeler Funeral Home.

Armijo Pete M. Armijo, 67, died at his home in Santa Fe on Saturday, July 12. He was a former resident of Grant County. Rosary was July 15 and Mass was July 16 in St. Francis Cathedral in Santa Fe, and burial followed in the Santa Fe National Cemetery with military honors. He worked for the Public Service Co. of New Mexico for more than 30 years as a reservoir foreman in the Santa Fe watershed. He served with the U.S. Army three active years; was a Bronze Star recipient; was a prisoner of war for 3 1/2 years during World War II; and was a survivor of the Bataan Death March. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Survivors include his wife, Juanita; one daughter, Mary; and two sons, Pete Armijo Jr. and Paul, all of Santa Fe; one brother, Raymond, of Albuquerque; and two sisters, Virginia Torrez of Albuquerque and Rudy Holguin of Central.

Armijo Raymond T. Armijo, 66, a retired sergeant of security for Chino Mines and a longtime resident of Central, entered life eternal Monday at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born May 30, 1927, in Las Palomas, N.M., to the late Boslislo and Anna Maria (Telles) Armijo. Mr. Armijo was a communicant of Santa Clara Roman Catholic Church in Central and was active in Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3347, the American Association of Retired Persons, Knights of Columbus, National Rifle Association and New Mexico Sheriff and Police Association. Mr. Armijo was formerly the mayor of Central and was a former chief of the Central volunteer fire department. His hobbies included fishing, baseball, billiards and camping. Calling hours will be from 3-5 this afternoon at Baca's Funeral Chapels. The prayer vigil will be held this evening at 7 at Santa Clara Roman Catholic Church. Deacon Johnnie Perez will recite the rosary. The funeral liturgy will begin at 11 a.m. Friday at Santa Clara Roman Catholic Chruch. The Rev. Mike Lindsay will be the officiant. The rite of committal will follow at Fort Bayard National Cemetery with military honors accorded by Allingham-Golding Post No. 18 of the American Legion. Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Dominga Armijo of the home; his sonsand daughters-in-law, Raymond Armijo Jr. and Cynthia Armijo of Tucson, Ariz., Bobby Armijo of Central, and Lupe and Rosie Armijo, also of Central; his daughters and sons-in-law, Corine and Sonny Ogas of Central, Marie and Robert Sotelo of Del Rio, Texas, and Yolanda and Don Kuharik of El Paso, Texas; his brothers, Alfred Armijo, Cristobal Armijo and Fidel Armijo, all of Truth or Consequences; his sisters, Drucila Tafoya and Lupe Carrejo, both of Truth or Consequences; 13 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Serving as casket bearers will be Raymond Armijo Jr., Bobby Armijo, Lupe Armijo, Alfred Armijo, Cristobal Armijo, Robert Sotelo, Sonny Ogas and Don Kuharik. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Armijo Mrs. Rosaria Armijo, former resident of Silver City, died the past week at Truth or Consequences. Funeral services and burial took place there. Survivors are five sons, two daughters, 25 grandchildren and 56 great grandchildren.

Armijo Mr. Salomon B. Armijo, 55, suffered a fatal heart attack at his residence in Bayard February 8. Mr. Armijo was a native of Gallup, N.M. and had lived in Grant County for the passed 35 years. He was employed by the Cobre Consolidated School. Survivors include his wife, Florence of Bayard; one daughter, Mrs. Arthur Rivera of Orange, Calif.; one son, Richard of Simi, Ca.; one step-son, Mr. Celso Lucero of Las Cruces; three step-daughters, Mrs. Ernest Trujillo of Las Cruces, Mrs. Oscar Vasquez of Las Cruces, and Mrs. Reinaldo Holguin of Bayard; his mother Mrs. Sara Armijo of Bayard; one brother, Frank of Sun Valley, Ca.; and four sister, Miss Helen Armijo of Bayard; Mrs. Ramon Gutierrez of Bayard, Mrs. Ismael Trujillo of Sun Valley, Ca. and Mrs. Gilert Saenz of El Paso, Texas; 24 grandchildren.

Armijo Victor Armijo, died at the Fort Bayard Medical Center, June 4, Mr. Armijo is survived by his wife, Nora, of Bayard; three daughters, Ramona H. Chavez of Deming, Stella Miranda of Central and Elizabeth Llamas of Bayard; three sons, Louis Armijo of Fullerton, Cal., John Armijo of Belen, and Mariano of Central; 26 grandchildren and 27 great grandchildren. Rosary recitation was held Sunday at 7 p.m. in the Wheeler Chapel, and Mass of the Resurrection was Monday at 10 a.m. in Central Santa Clara Catholic Church with Father Paul officiating at both services. Burial was held in the Ft. Bayard Vet. Cemetery. Arrangements by the Wheeler Funeral Home.

Amijo; Vixtor Amijo died at the Fort Bayard Madical Center, June 4. Mr Amijo is survived by his wife, Nora, of Bayard; three daughters, Ramona H. Chavez of Deming, Stella Miranda of Central, and Elizabeth Llamas of Bayard; three sons, Louis Armijo of Fullerton Ca, John Amijo of Belen, and Mariano Armijo of Central; 26 grandchildren and 27 great grandchildren. Rosary services was held Sunday at 7 P.M. in the Wheeler chapel and Mass of the Resurrection was Monday at 10 A.M. in Central Santa Clara Catholic Church with Father Paul officiating at both services. Burial was held in fort Bayard Cemetery. Arrangements were by the Wheeler funeral home.

ARMIJO Isidoro P. Armijo, 82, of Socorro passed away Sunday at Socorro General Hospital. He was born Nov 11, 191 3, in Garfield. He is survived by his daughters, Nadine Molina of Rowland Heights, Calif., Carol Torrei. of Lake Havasu, An, and Natalia Sosaya and EJiahcth Ruelaz, both of Silver City; his companion of 40 years. Alice Peralta of Socorro his brothers. Luis Armijo and Timoteo Armijo. both of Truth or Consequences and Eduardo Armijo of Alamogordo; 17 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren;. and other relatives and1friends. The rosary will be recited at 7 pm at San Miguel Catholic Church in Socorro. The funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday at 10 a.m. at San Miguel. Interment will be in the San Miguel Cemetery. PalihearIs are Alelexsosaya, Vincent Sasaya, James Elwood Sr, James Elwood Jr, Jerry Perron and Ilondo Sosaya. Immediately following the graveside service , friends and family are invited to the home of James Elwood.

ARMIJO; Raphael Armijo, 65, a former area resident, died Friday at St. John s Medical Center in Oxnard, Calif. The prayer vigil will begin Friday evening at 7 at St. Joseph s Catholic Church in Lordsburg. The Mass of the resurrection will he celebrated there Saturday morning at 10 with the Rev. Virgilie Florez officiating. Interment will follow at Shakespeare Cemetery. He was born Aug. 14, 1930, in Moremmci, Ariz. He retired from facilities maintenance at Point Mugul Civil Service and was also retired from The U.S. Air Force. He had been a resident of Port Hucueme, Calif., for 25 years. Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law, Lydia Armijo Rothwell and Philip Rothwell of Port Hueneme; his granddaughters. Esperauza and Elizabeth Rothweft of Port Huereme, his son and daughter-in-Jaw., Rafeal Gandara Armijo and Gemmna KimArmijo of Reseda, Calif.; a grandson, Jarred Kim Armijo of Reseda; and his brothers, JoseZuniga of Oxnanl and Jerry Zuniga of Camarillo, Calif. He was preceded in death by his wife, Espernuza Gandara Armijo, and a son, Larry Armijo. Entrusted to Baca's Funeral Chapel.

Juan Maya Armillo, 74, died at Hillcrest Hospital on Friday. June7. He was a retired State Highway Department employee and resident in Reserve. He was a widower, and his survivors are five brothers, PauL Jose and Manuel of Reserve Joaquin, of Albuquerque; and Ernesto, of Apache Creek; and one sister, Pablita Lucero, of Apache Creek. Rosary services will be held Sunday evening at the residence of Paul A. Armillo in Reserve. Mass will be Monday at the Frisco Catholic Church with Reverend F John Hannon officiating. Burial will be in Frisco Cemetery. Curtis Mortuary is in charge of funeral arrangements. Daniel Cummins, 93, who resided at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Jack Hardin, in Santa Rita, died Wednesday at Hillcrest Hospital. He was a native of Galway, Ireland. The body was sent by Curtis Mortuary to Durango, Colo., where funeral, services were held and burial took place. Survivors other than Mrs. Hardin, is another daughter, Mrs. Grace Cummins; a son, Charles J. Cummins, seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

Armstrong J.B. Armstrong, 47, and Elsie J., 41, longtime and well known residents of Quemado died Friday, August 21, as a result of an auto accident. They were owners and operators of the Exchange in Quemado. He was also a rancher and carpenter. For the past 12 years, she was librarian, social studies and science teacher at Quemado High School. She was also the bookkeeper for the family enterprises. They were both educated in Quemado and she was valedictorian of her class in 1957. she was also a member of NEA. They are survived by two sons, Alton Jay of Albuquerque, and Dale Lee of Quemado; two daughters, Debra Sue of Tyrone, and Sandra Kay of Albuquerque; their parents, Raymond and Lonas Armstrong of Albuquerque, and Jettis F. Davis of Quemado; brothers, R.L. Armstrong of Albuquerque, Lawrence Armstrong of Midland, Tex., Thomas Davis of Fairfax, Va., and David Davis of Aztec; sisters Lona Frazee, Edna M. Knight, Violet B. Armstrong and Jewell D. Reid all of Albuquerque; and Gwen Nordman of San Francisco, Calif.; many nieces, nephews and other relatives. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday at 130 p.m. at the Quemado High School gym. Interment followed at the Quemado Cemetery. Lujan-Steadman Funeral Home in Socorro was in charge of arrangements.

Armstrong Leo James Armstrong, 88, a resident of Cliff and a retired rancher, died Tuesday at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born at Hartshorn, Okla., on Oct. 16, 1904, to the late John and Eleanor (Barnes) Armstrong. Graveside services will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at the Gila-Mesa Cemetery. Survivors include his wife of 68 years, Meck Armstrong of Cliff; his sons, L.J. Armstrong of Cliff, Arthur R. Armstrong of San Diego, and Donnie V. Armstrong of Odessa, Texas; his daughters, Virginia McCreery of Poway, Calif., and Margie Alexander of Carson City, Nev.; a brother, Acie Armstrong of Phoenix; 12 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Mr. Armstrong was preceded in death by a daughter, Genova Kirtley. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Mr. and Mrs. Homer Arnn, well known ranchers residing on the Lordsburg highway on the Arnn ranch, formerly a part of the 7XV ranch holdings, received official word Tuesday from Major General J. C. Lambert, U. S. Army Adjutant General, Washington, D. C., informing them of the death of their son, Major John O. Arnn, who died in Viet Nam on December 26, as a result of hostile action. He was an occupant in a military vehicle which struck a hostile mine. Major Arnn, who had an outstanding career in the Army, in which he was making a career, is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mary M. Arnn, of Carmel, Calif., and two children, a daughter, Barbara, a university student in California, and a son, John, Jr., and his parents. The remains are being returned to California. Funeral services are being returned to California. Funeral services will be held for Carmel. Leaving for California immediately upon notification of the death of their son were Mr. and Mrs. Arnn, who will attend the last rites and be with their daughter-in-law and family. Mr. and Mrs. Homer Arnn, well known ranchers residing on the Lordsburg highway on the Arnn ranch, formerly a part of the 7XV ranch holdings, received official word Tuesday from Major General J. C. Lambert, U. S. Army Adjutant General, Washington, D. C., informing them of the death of their son, Major John O. Arnn, who died in Viet Nam on December 26, as a result of hostile action. He was an occupant in a military vehicle which struck a hostile mine. Major Arnn, who had an outstanding career in the Army, in which he was making a career, is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mary M. Arnn, of Carmel, Calif., and two children, a daughter, Barbara, a university student in California, and a son, John, Jr., and his parents. The remains are being returned to California. Funeral services are being returned to California. Funeral services will be held for Carmel. Leaving for California immediately upon notification of the death of their son were Mr. and Mrs. Arnn, who will attend the last rites and be with their daughter-in-law and family.

Another of Silver City's pioneer residents, Henry W Arnold, 86, died last Friday at his home. He had lived here 58 years coming to Grant county In 1887 from Missouri. For many years he was engaged in. ranching In the Burro Mountains and at Mule, Creek After retiring he came to Silver City to make his home.• Surviving the deceased are a daughter, Mrs. Laura May. Gauslin, Clinton, Mo., and a son, James L. Arnold a brother and two sisters. Funeral. services were held Sunday at 33O pm at the Cox Mortuary chapels conducted by the Rev Rhea Kuykendàl. Internment was in the Silver, City cemetery. Pallbearers, were- Robert Ford, Rex Emery, R. L. Clark R. D. AIlred, Irvin Dinwiddie.

Funeral services were held Friday at the Curtis Mortuary chapel for Mrs. Wanda Arnold, 39, who was killed Aug 28 In a highway accident near Talon Nevada. The rites were conducted by the Rev. Harold E Johnson of the Santa Rita community Church. Burial was in Memory Lane Cemetery. Funeral services were held Friday at the Curtis Mortuary chapel for Mrs. Wanda Arnold, 39, who was killed Aug 28 In a highway accident near Talon Nevada. The rites were conducted by the Rev. Halold E Johnson of the Santa Rita community Church. Burial was in Memory Lane Cemetery. Arnold Glen J. Arnold, 55, died Monday, August 14 at Riverside, N.M. Mr. Arnold, a native of Alamo, N.M., had resided in this area for over 25 years. He was a veteran of World War II, and a member of the Moose Lodge of Silver City. He was employed by Phelps Dodge Corporation at the time of his death. He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Deonn Bass of Silver City, a son, Kirby Arnold of Cliff, two granddaughters, two sisters, Mrs. Betty Hickle of Cliff, Miss Ruby Arnold of Morenci, Ariz., five brothers, Tildon Arnold of Arch, N.M., Warren Arnold of Ontario, Canada, Robert Arnold of Las Vegas, Nev., George Arnold of Cerritos, Calif., and Walter Arnold of Fresno, Calif. Graveside services are at 11 a.m., Thursday, August 17 at the Alma Cemetery with Bishop C.C. Sullivan of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints officiating. Serving as pallbearers will be Tom Black, Mike Traynor, Charlie Anderson, Bob Cloudt, Oscar Polanco and Hank Hayes. Curtis-Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Arnold Glen J. Arnold, 55, died Monday, August 14 at Riverside, N.M. Mr. Arnold, a native of Alamo, N.M., had resided in this area for over 25 years. He was a veteran of World War II, and a member of the Moose Lodge of Silver City. He was employed by Phelps Dodge Corporation at the time of his death. He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Deonn Bass of Silver City, a son, Kirby Arnold of Cliff, two granddaughters, two sisters, Mrs. Betty Hickle of Cliff, Miss Ruby Arnold of Morenci, Ariz., five brothers, Tildon Arnold of Arch, N.M., Warren Arnold of Ontario, Canada, Robert Arnold of Las Vegas, Nev., George Arnold of Cerritos, Calif., and Walter Arnold of Fresno, Calif. Graveside services are at 11 a.m., Thursday, August 17 at the Alma Cemetery with Bishop C.C. Sullivan of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints officiating. Serving as pallbearers will be Tom Black, Mike Traynor, Charlie Anderson, Bob Cloudt, Oscar Polanco and Hank Hayes. Curtis-Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Hilda Mae Arnold, 65, of Bayard, where she had resided for 22 years, died the past week at her home from a heart attack. Survivors are two daughters, Ruby Arnold of Morenci, Ariz., and Betty Hickel of Pinos Altos Road; three sons, Robert Arnold of Las Cruces, George Arnold of Houston, Tex., and Walter Arnold, U. S. Navy; six grandchildren; one brother, Philip Chesterfield of Morenci, and one sister, Mrs. George Huish of Morenci, Ariz. Graveside burial services were held in Memory Lane Cemetery by the Rev. C. N. Henderson, of the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd. interment was under direction of the Curtis Mortuary.

Mrs. Hilda Mae Arnold, 65, of Bayard, where she had resided for 22 years, died the past week at her home from a heart attack. Survivors are two daughters, Ruby Arnold of Morenci, Ariz., and Betty Hickel of Pinos Altos Road; three sons, Robert Arnold of Las Cruces, George Arnold of Houston, Tex., and Walter Arnold, U. S. Navy; six grandchildren; one brother, Philip Chesterfield of Morenci, and one sister, Mrs. George Huish of Morenci, Ariz. Graveside burial services were held in Memory Lane Cemetery by the Rev. C. N. Henderson, of the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd. interment was under direction of the Curtis Mortuary.

Arnold, Jerry, 28, died in an auto accident Tuesday morning. Services are pending at Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Arnold Nancy Carol Arnold, 35, passed away Thursday, March 16, in Las Vegas, Nevada. She is survived by her husband, Kirby Arnold of Las Vegas, two daughters, Amanda Henning of Silver City, Patricia Arnold of Las Vegas, one son, James Arnold of Las Vegas, her mother, Mrs. Velma Acosta of Silver City, two brothers, Rockey L. Acosta of Morenci, Arizona and Leon Acosta of Silver City. Funeral services were held Monday, March 20 in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel with Rev. Clifford Hutton officiating. Burial followed in the Glenwood Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were San Trujillo, Mike Acosta, Michael Acosta, Charles Thacker, Tony Madrigal and Buddy Allred. Honorary pallbearers were Joe Acosta, Walt Cloke, Paul Lloyd and Ed Acosta.

Mrs. Maria M. Arredondo, 63, of Bayard died Monday In Hillcrest General Hospital The deceased had resided in Grant County for 50 years. A rosary service was held Tuesday in the Curtis Mortuary chapel. Funeral mass was said at 11 am. Wednesday in the Bayard Catholic Church Burial was In the Hurley Cemetery. Survivors are a son, Manuel Arretiondo of San Diego, Calif.; a daughter, Mrs. Paula Acosia of Bayard, and one grandchild. Mrs. Maria M. Arredondo, 63, of Bayard died Monday In Hillcrest General Hospital The deceased had resided in Grant County for 50 years. A rosary service was held Tuesday in the Curtis Mortuary chapel. Funeral mass was said at 11 am. Wednesday in the Bayard Catholic Church Burial was In the Hurley Cemetery. Survivors are a son, Manuel Arretiondo of San Diego, Calif.; a daughter, Mrs. Paula Acosia of Bayard, and one grandchild.

Arellano Jose V. Arellano, 57, died Tuesday, June 5, in El Paso. Mr. Arellano was born in Santa Rita and had been a life long resident of Grant County. He is survived by his wife, Evelyn Arellano of Silver City, four sons, Robert Fisher of Riverside, California, Jose Arellano and Norman Arellano both of Silver City, George Arellano of Tucson, Arizona, his father, Francisco Arellano of Silver City, two sisters, Angelita Garcia of Corpus Cristi, Texas, Socorro Arellano of Silver City, five brothers, Guadalupe Arellano, Martin Arellano, Ben Arellano all of Silver City, Tony Arellano of Albuquerque, Johnny Arellano of Silver City and eight grandchildren. Rosary recitation was at 700 p.m., Thursday, June 7, in the Curtis Bright Chapel. Mass of the Resurrection was at 930 a.m. Friday, June 8, at Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Monsignor A. James Milano officiating at both services. Burial followed in the Silver City Catholic Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Martin Arellano, Jesuus Arellano, Jr., Frank Arellanno, Johnny Arellano, Ben Arellano and Tony Arellano. Honorary pallbearers were Arthur Arellano and Johnny Arellano.

Jesus Arrellano. 41, a veteran of World War II, died Oct. 14 at Fort Bayard Veterans Hospital. For the past several years he had been employed on the maintenance detail at New Mexico Western College. Surviving is his wile, Mrs. Agnes Arrellano a son, Jesus, Jr.; three daughters, Agnes, Mary, and Lucy father, Francisco Arrellano, two sisters and six brothers. Rosary services were held at the Wheeler Mortuary in Deming, followed _funeral rites at the Fort Bayard chapel. Burial took place the Fort Bard cemetery with full military honors.

Mrs Felipa Arrellano, 39, died Saturday at Hillcrest General hospital, following a brief Illness. Rosary services were held at t Cox Mortuary Chapel Monday evening. followed by mass Tuesday morning at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic church with the Rev. R. A. Vender Haar officiating. Burial took place in the Catholic cemetery. Surviving are her husband, Francisco Arrellano seven sons, Martin, Ben, Johnnie, Joe, Jesus and Guadalupe, two daughters, Mrs Jesus Garcia, and Miss Soccoro Arrellano, sisters Mrs Felicia Montoya and brother Max Donez. Mrs Felipa Arrellano, 39, died Saturday at Hillcrest General hospital, following a brief Illness. Rosary services were held at t Cox Mortuary Chapel Monday evening. followed by mass Tuesday morning at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic church with the Rev.R. A. Vender Haar officiating. Burial took place in the Catholic cemetery. Surviving are her husband, Fransisco Arrellano seven sons, Martin, Ben, Johnnie, Joe, Jesus and Guadalupe, two daughters, Mrs Jesus Garcia, and Miss Socorro Arrellano, sisters Mrs Felicia Montoya and brother Max Donez.

ARREY Satera Vega Arrey, 64, died Sunday in Gila Regional Medical Center following a brief illness. She was a lifelong resident of Grant County, residing in Pinos Altos at the time of her death. She was a volunteer foster grandmother for Southwest New Mexico Services to Handicapped Children and Adults in Silver City, working with small children. She is survived by three daughters, Ruby Yniquez of Grants and Stella V. Arrey and Socorro Duran, both of Silver City; four sons, Robert Arrey and Joe Arrey of Carlsbad and Urbano Arrey and Richard V. Arrey of Pinos Altos; one sister, Sista Luna of Central; one brother, Lorenzo Alvarado of Pico Rivera, Calif. 16 grandchildren and one great-grandson. A rosary recitation will he at 7 tonight in the Wheeler chapel with Deacon B. Holguin officiating. Mass will be at 130 p.m. Wednesday in the Holy Cross Mission in Pinos Altos, followed by a graveside service in the Pinos Altos Cemetery with Monsignor A. James Milano officiating. Pallbearers will be Phillip Yniguez Sr., Philip Ynigucz Jr., Paul Milly Kangas, Jim Serna, Victor Luna and Raymond Montoya. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Ocotillo Center at Southwest New Mexico Services to Handicapped Children and Adults Inc. at 309W. College Ave., Silver City. Arrangements are by the Wheeler Funeral Home.

Arrey Primitivo M. Arrey, 67, of Pinos Altos, a retired miner, died Tuesday night in Hillcrest General Hospital. He was a longtime resident of Grant County. Rosary services were held a 730 Wednesday evening at the Cox Mortuary chapel and burial will take place at 4 p.m. today in the Catholic cemetery. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Miguel A. Arrey; daughters Mrs. Mary Velasquez, Mrs. Juanita Vega, Ruby, Stella, Socorro and sons, Primitivo, Jr., Santa Fe; Robert, Joseph, Urbano and Lewis, Pinos Altos; Lupe, Siver City and Evangelisto, Bayard.

Arrey Chris Ramon Arrey, 19, died Sunday, April 3, as the result of injuries received in a car accident. He was born in Irving, Texas, and moved to Houston in 1983. He attended Strake Jesuit High School, and Texas A & M and San Antonio College. Survivors include his mother, Nanette D. Arrey of San Antonio, Texas; his father, Tony R. Arrey of Huston; his maternal grandmother, Mavis Dion of Dallas; his paternal grandparents, G.T. and Polly Arrey of Hurley and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Burial was in San Antonio.

Arrey Evangelisto Trujillo E.T. Arrey, 72 a longtime Bayard resident, entered eternal rest at his home Friday. The rosary service was led Monday evening at 7 by Deacon Alfonso Alvarado at Baca's Funeral Chapels and the funeral liturgy was scheduled for 1 this afternoon at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard with the Rev. Rod Nichils officiating. Concluding services were to follow at Fort Bayard National Cemetery with veterans honors accorded by Allingham-Golding Post 18 of the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3347. He was born Oct. 29, 1921, in Arrey and was a member of the Catholic Church. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army and married Delia Sanchez. He was a retired mechanic at U.V. Industries. Survivors include his wife, Delia Arrey of the home; four sons, Rudy Arrey and his wife, Erica, of Hurley, Albert Arrey and his wife, Mary Ann, of Hanover, and Richard Arrey and his wife, Dora, and Eddie Arrey andhis wife, Reina, of Bayard; two daughters, Mary Boehmer and her husband, Karl, and Stella Arrey of Silver City; his brothers, LupeArrey of Hurley and Tivo Morales of Santa Fe; His sisters, Mary Montoya of Central, Clorinda Harper of loma Linda, Calif., and Dolores Rios of Safford, Ariz.; 21 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Pallbearers listed are Rudy, Michael, Rick, Ernie and Allen Arrey, and Victor Grado. Honorary bearers listed are Karl Boehmer, Tony Gonzales, Gabriel Sandoval, Leo Sanchez, Juan Holguin, Orlando Paez and Richard Grado. Leading the procession and recession were Denise Arrellin, Patti Gonzales, Liz Arrey and Tina Sandoval. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Arrey Miquela T. Arrey, 87, died March 9 in the Ft. Bayard Medical Center, where she had been for the past five months. She lived in this community all her life having been born in New Mexico on August 31, 1894. She was an active member of the Santa Clara Catholic Church in Central. Rosary was recited in the Wheeler Funeral Home on March 11 and the mass was celebrated in Santa Clara Church with Fr. Paul officiating. Burial followed in the Central Cemetery. She is survived by her children, Mr. and Mrs. Tivo Morales of Santa Fe, Mr. and Mrs. E.T. Arrey of Bayard, Mr. and Mrs. Lupe Arrey of Hawthorne, Nev., Mrs. Clorinda Harp of San Bernardino, Calif.; 38 grandchildren, 56 great-grandchildren; and her sisters, Mrs. Mariana Silva, Mrs. Gladys Valenzuela, Mrs. Puebla Tafoya and Mrs. Margarita Trujillo. Mrs. Elizabeth Arrington 79, who for the past several years had made her home with her daughter Mrs. Hazel Hawkins, in Silver City, and with her son, Hoy Arrington in Deming, died last Friday in Deming Memorial Hospital Funeral services were held in the Mullins and Hamilton chapel in Alamogordo, with burial following in Monte Vista Cemetery.

Mrs. Elizabeth Arrington 79, who for the past several years had made her home with her daughter Mrs. Hazel Hawkins, in Silver City, and with her son, Hoy Arrington in Deming, died last Friday in Deming Memorial Hospital Funeral services were held in the Mullins and Hamilton chapel in Alamogordo, with burial following in Monte Vista Cemetery. Funeral services were held Sunday in Las Cruces for Mrs. Excuquita Arrizero, a former resident of Santa Rita. She was 87 and a life-long resident of New Mexico. Survivors are Eusebio Arrizero, Central; Jesus, Airizero, and Ernestifla Ortiz, Mesilla 26 grandchildren and 45 great grandchildren. Funeral services were held Sunday in Las Cruces for Mrs. Excuquita Arrizero, a former resident of Santa Rita. She was 87 and a life-long resident of New Mexico. Survivors are Eusebio Arrizero, Central; Jesus, Airizero, and Ernestifla Ortiz, Mesilla 26 grandchildren and 45 great grandchildren. David Arrogon, 57, died at Hillcrest Hospital October 18 following a brief illness. Mr.

Aragon was a, native of Magdallena and had lived in Horse Springs most of his life. He is survived by his widow Amadita of Horse Springs; four sons , Paul David, Sammy; and Andy, all of Horse Springs; five daughters, Josephine, Eva, Barbara, Sylvia and Juanita, all of Horse Springs; and three grandchildren Funeral services and interment were in Aragon. N.M with Curtis-Bright Funeral Home in charge. David Arrogon, 57, died at Hillcrest Hospital October 18 following a brief illness. Mr. Aragon was a, native of Magdalena and had lived in Horse Springs most of his life. He is survived by his widow Amadita of Horse Springs; four sons , Paul David, Sammy; and Andy, all of Horse Springs; five daughters, Josephine, Eva, Barbara, Sylvia and Juanita, all of Horse Springs; and three grandchildren Funeral services and interment were in Aragon N.M. with Curtis-Bright Funeral Home in charge.

Ramon J. Arroyo, 42, of Silver City, a life-long resident, died Monday in Hillcrest Hospital, following a brief illness. For some years he had been employed in contracting work. Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Ramona Arroyo; a daughter, Irene; three sons, John, Albert and Reynaldo, and a sister, Mrs. Andreas Leyba, of Silver City. Rosary services were held at 730 p.m. Tuesday in the Curtis Mortuary chapel. Funeral mass was said at 9 a.m. today in St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, followed by burial in the Catholic cemetery. Arroyo 83, died Sunday, April 8, in Silver City. Mrs. Arroyo was a native of Silver City and a life long resident of Grant County. She is survived by her daughter Eva Leyba, her son, Frank Gomez, daughter-in-law, Ramona Arroyo all of Silver City, fourteen great-grandchildren. Rosary recitation wad 730 p.m., April 10, in the Curtis-Bright Chapel. Mass of the Resurrection was 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 11 in St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Monsignor A. James Milano officiating at both services. Burial followed in the Silver City Catholic Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Rudy Jacquez, Mando Jacquez, Tony Jacquez and Michael Leyba. Honorary pallbearers were Frank Gomez, Richard Jacquez, Isidro Altamirano, Manuel Gomez, Nestor Provencio and Adam Clark.

Arroyo 83, died Sunday, April 8, in Silver City. Mrs. Arroyo was a native of Silver City and a life long resident of Grant County. She is survived by her daughter Eva Leyba, her son, Frank Gomez, daughter-in-law, Ramona Arroyo all of Silver City, fourteen great-grandchildren. Rosary recitation wad 730 p.m., April 10, in the Curtis-Bright Chapel. Mass of the Resurrection was 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 11 in St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Monsignor A. James Milano officiating at both services. Burial followed in the Silver City Catholic Cemetery. Serving as pallbarers were Rudy Jacquez, Mando Jacquez, Tony Jacquez and Michael Leyba. Honorary pallbearers were Frank Gomez, Richard Jacquez, Isidro Altamirano, Manuel Gomez, Nestor Provencio and Adam Clark.

ARROYOS Olga Loera Arroyos, 58, a resident of Silver City; entered into eternal rest Tuesday, Sept. 29, at Gila Regional Medical Center She was born Feb. 12, 1940 in Santa Rita to the late Roberto and Cecilia (Vasquez) Loera. She was a homemaker and communicant of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Calling hours will be from.6-7 this evening at Baca's Funeral Chapels, where the prayer vigil will begin at 7. Deacon Johnnie Perez will recite the rosary. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Thursday at 10 a.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Father Marcos Peyna, officiating; The rite of committal and burial will follow at St. Vincent de Paul Catho1ic Cemetery. She is survived by three daughters, Sylvia Leyba and her husband, Joaquin, Rachel Arroyos, and Belinda Castillo and her husband, Raymond, all of, Silver City; and two sisters, Hortencia Ogas and her husband, Apolonio, of Corona, Calif., and, Yolanda Mendoza of Silver City. She is also survived by five grandchildren and her companion, Frank Avalos of Silver City. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lorenzo Arroyos, on July 30, 1982; her father, Roberto Loera, on Nov. 8, 1990; and her mother, Cecilia Vasquez Loera, on May 4, 1995. Casket bearers will be Rudy Opie Vasquez, Ruben Vasquez Sr., Paul Ogas, Roland Ogas, Charlie Ogas and Albert Wico Morales. Honorary bearers are her grandchildren, Peter and Patrick Leyba, Jonathan Arroyos, and Lawrence and Gabrielle Castillo, and her sons-in-law, Joaquin Leyba and Raymond Castillo. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive. Phone 388-2334;

Arroyos Lorenzo Arroyos, 47, died at Sierra Medical Center in El Paso on July 30. He is survived by his wife Olga, three daughters Belinda and Rachel Arroyos and Sylvia Leyba all of Silver City. Also by two grandsons. Rosary recitation was held Sunday night in the Wheeler Chapel, Mass of the resurrection was held Monday at 930 a.m. in the St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church and burial followed at the Catholic Cemetery with Monsignor James A. Milano officiating at both services. Arrangements were by Wheeler Funeral Home.

Arroyos Estaquio H. Arroyos, 50, died at his residence June 5. Mr Arroyos was a native of Silver City and was a retired employee of Luck Mining Co. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Olivia Arroyos;, one son, Marcario Arroyos; three daughters, Gloria, Priscilla and Andria Arroyos and two brothers, Rito Arroyos and Lorenzo Arroyos, all of Silver City. The Rosary was said in Curtis-Bright Chapel with a prayer service at St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church, The Rev. Fr. A. James Millano officiated. Interment followed in the Catholic Cemetery. George Arsola, 36, who had been born and raised in Gila and had resided in this area most of his life, died at Las Cruces February 21. Survivors include four brothers, Felipe, Juan and Manuel all of Silver City and Sylerio Lujan; four sisters, Mrs. Ricardo Richard of Hurley, Mrs. Joe Ray and Mrs. Casemiro Garcia of Silver City and Miss Marquerita Arsola of Las Cruces. Rosary services were held in the Curtis Mortuary chapel on Thursday at 8 pm and the funeral Mass was held on Friday at 930 a.m., at St. Vincent de Paul Church with the Rev. Fr. A. James Milano officiating. Interment followed in the Catholic Cemetery of Silver City. George Arsola, 36, who had been born and raised in Gila and had resided in this area most of his life, died at Las Cruces February 21. Survivors include four brothers, Felipe, Juan and Manuel all of Silver City and Sylerio Lujan; four sisters, Mrs. Ricardo Richard of Hurley, Mrs. Joe Ray and Mrs. Casemiro Garcia of Silver City and Miss Marquerita Arsola of Las Cruces. Rosary services were held in the Curtis Mortuary chapel on Thursday at 8 pm and the funeral Mass was held on Friday at 930 a.m., at St. Vincent de Paul Church with the Rev. Fr. A. James Milano officiating. Interment followed in the Catholic Cemetery of Silver City.

Arsola Eudolia Reade Arsola, 67, a lifelong resident of Silver City, passed away Monday at her home. She was born July 8, 1927 to Frank Reade and Ramona Villalobos in Deming. She married Felipe M. Arsola on Jan. 14, 1945 at St. Vincent de Paul Roman Catholic Church in Silver City. She was one of the first volunteers for the original Planned Parenthood of Silver City, which was then located on Yankee Street. She was past president of the Women s Auxiliary for the Silver City Little League and in the 1960s she was an active member of the Silver Schools parent-teacher group. Mrs. Arsola was a past member of the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church choir and attended activities at the Silver City Senior Citizens Center, for which she was a volunteer, and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. She is survived by her daughter, Valvina A. Foy, and her husband, Jim, of Silver City; three sons, Rudy Arsola, Roberto Arsola and his wife, Terry and Reyne Arsola, all of Silver City; two sisters, Lydia Torrez and her husband, Chino and Mary Toni Trujillo, all of Las Cruces; brothers, Armando Villalobos of Las Cruces and Albert Villalobos of Silver City; eight grandchildren; a great-grandson; and her favorite dog, Tiny. She was preceded in death by her husband, Felipe M. Arzola, on March 2, 1988; a daughter, Yolanda Arsola; her mother, Ramona Villalobos, in 1994; and her father, Frank Reade. Visitation will take place Thursday from 4-7 p.m. in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home chapel. The prayer vigil (rosary) will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home with Deacon Bill Holguin reciting. The funeral liturgy will begin at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Vincent de Paul Roman Catholic Church with the Rev. Rod Nichols celebrating. The rite of committal will follow in the Silver City Catholic Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Benny Montes Jr., Johnny Arsola Jr., Manny Arsola Jr., Gilbert Villalobos, Eddie Garcia and Elias Garcia. Honorary pallbearers will be the rest of her family and her close friends. Family members selected Curtis-Bright Funeral Home to serve them.

Arsola Felipe Arsola, 65, of Silver City, died Wednesday. Rosary will be Friday at 7 p.m. in the Wheeler chapel and Mass will be Saturday at 10 a.m. in the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. A full obituary will appear in the Friday s Daily Press. The Wheeler Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

ARSOLA Manuel M. Arsola. 67, a resident of Silver City, entered into rest Monday at Presbyterian Hospitalin Albuquerque. He was born March II, 1929, in Gila to W. Jorge and Francisca Martinez Arsola. He retiredfrom Home Furniture in 1994 after 43 years as a service technician. He was a parishioner of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. He is survived by his wife, Delfina M. Arsola of Silver City; a son, Manuel M. Arsola Jr., andhis companion, Belinda McKeighen, of Silver City; two daughters, Belinda A. Jauriqul and her husband, Cecilio, of Silver City, and Gloria A. Arsola and her companion. Dale Bunnell, of York, Ariz.; a brother, Juan Arsola, and his wife, Sofia, of Silver City; four sisters, Diega Garcia and her husband, Casimiro, of Silver City, Apolonia Richarte of Santa Clara, Senovia Ray and her husband, Joe Ray Sr., of Silver City, and Margarita Arsola of SilverCity; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Calling hours are from 5-7 this evening in Baca's Funeral Chapels with the prayer vigil at 7. Deacon Johnnie Perez will recite the rosary. Mass of the Christian burial will be celebrated Thursday at 10 a.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with the Rev. Rod Nichols officiating. Burial will follow at the St. Vicent dc Paul Catholic Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Reyne Arsola, Eloy Jaariqui, Manuel Jauriqui, Phillip Gomez, Johnny Arsola Jr. Joe Ray Jr., Eddie Garcia, Rudy Arsola and Gabriel Mann. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels. Artcher Mrs. Nettie A. Artcher, who came to Grant County from Quanah, Texas Artcher Mrs. Nettie A. Artcher, who came to Grant County from Quanah, Texas

ARTCHER John K Artchei 86, passed away Tuesday morning at his residence ii Silver City. Mr. Artcher was born Feb. 8, 1910, in Aledo Ill., to Silas Jewel Artche and Christine Strattot Artcher. He and his mother homesteaded a place in Oklahoma when he was a boy He moved in 1936 to Grant County, where he lived with his wife, Nettle, until 1960 when they moved to Mogollion. They opened an art gallery and museum, and ran it until 1972. They moved back to Silver City at thai time, due to Mrs. Artcher sfai1ing health. Shepreceded him in death in 1976. Mr. Artcher was a self-taught artist, painting his first piece on a piece of an apple crate when he was 5 years old. He used house paint. He also built several houses around Silver City, making his own adobe bricks. He was truly a jack-of-all-trades. He could weld, do carpentry work, bake and tell great story. He will be really missed by his friends. A graveside funeral service will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at Memory Lane cemetery with David Strain officiating. Honorary pallbearers will be Ned Brown, Steve Brown, Chad Tow, Dr. Pierson of Deming, Gary Roberts, Aaron Roberts and Wade McFatridge. Entrusted the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

ARTCHER John K Artchei 86, passed away Tuesday morning at his residence ii Silver City.

Mr. Artcher wa born Feb. 8, 1910, in Aledo Ill., to Silas Jewel Artche and Christine Strattot Artcher. He and his mother homesteaded a place in Oklahoma when he was a boy He moved in 1936 to Grant County, where he lived with his wife, Nettle, until 1960 when they moved to Mogollion. They opened an art gallery and museum, and ran it until 1972. They moved back to Silver City at thai time, due to Mrs. Artcher sfai1ing health. She preceded hirn in death in 1976. Mr. Artcher was a self-taught artist, painting his first piece on a piece of an apple crate when he was 5 years old. He used house paint. He also built severalhouses around Silver City, making his own adobe bricks. He was truly a jack-of-all-trades. He could weld, do carpentry work, bake and tell great story. He will be really missed by his friends. A graveside funeral service will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at Memory Lane cemetery with David Strain officiating. Honorary pallbearers will be Ned Brown, Steve Brown, Chad Tow, Dr. Pierson of Deming, Gary Roberts, Aaron Roberts and Wade McFatridge. Entrusted the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Arthur Juanita F. Arthur, 92, formerly a resident of Silver City, who was residing in Colorado Springs, Colo., passed away Thursday. She raised a daughter and son in Silver City and moved to Colorado Springs about 30 years ago.

ARTIAGA Antonio M Tony Artiaga, 59, of Bayard passed away Saturday, May 6, at his, home. The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. today at Bright Funeral Home, with the evening service at 7, also at the funeral home. The Rev. Eliseo F. Montoya will officiate. Cremation will take place and funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Bright Funeral Home. Interment of the cremains will be at Santa Clara Cemetery. Mr. Artiaga was born May 31, 1940 in Hagerman. He was the son of Ramon Artiaga and Feliciana Montoya Artiaga. He married Julia Vega on June 6, 1961, in Deming. He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Julia; six daughters, Annette Artiaga, Lorraine Gonzales and her husband, Camilo Andy Gonzales, Sandra Ortiz and her husband, Louis, and Toni Artiaga and companion, Ronnie Placencio, all of Silver City, Stephanie Artiaga of Crystal City, Texas, and Patricia Ramirez and her husband, Jessie, of Abilene, Texas; two sons. Ray Artiaga and his wife, Connie, of Amarillo, Texas, and Daniel Adrian Espinosa of Albuquerque; one sister, Lucy Trujillo, and her husband, Sam, of Alamogordo; two brothers, Ben Artiaga and his wife, Rachel, also of Alamogordo, and Ray Artiaga and his wife, Margie, of Bakers- field, Calif.; special friends, Camilo Servantes of Alamogordo and Speedy Martinez of Silver City; and 17 grand- children, Francine Artiaga, Tabitha Artiaga, Jacob and Jared Gonzales, Ronald and Tommy Placeneio, Jeramy Artiaga, Teresa, Katherine and Jesse Ramirez, Sara, Frances, Gabriel, Edward and Christopher Alvarado, Adrian Espinosa and Cipranita Espinosa. He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Manuel Artiaga, in 1985; and two sisters, Georgia Manoz, in 1995, and Sally Montoya, in 1997. Mr. Artiaga enjoyed joking with his friends, working on his trucks, and spending time at Vern s Body Shop. He greatly enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, whom he loved very much. He will be greatly missed by all of his family and friends. Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Louis Emory Arvey, 63, died Thursday in Tucson. Ariz. Arvey was born in Lordsburg, Maryland. He was a longtime resident of Grant County. He is survived by his wife Mary Arvey of Arenas Valley. Louis Emory Arvey, 63, died Thursday in Tucson. Ariz. Arvey was born in Lordsburg, Maryland. He was a longtime resident of Grant County. He is survived by his wife Mary Arvey of Arenas Valley.

Arvey; Jesse Lee Arvey, 34, a passenger in the vehicle died near Deming on Nov. 11. He was employed by the U.S. Forest Service on the firefighting crew. Jesse is survived by one son, Michael of Huntington Beach, Ca.; his mother, Mary Arvey of Arenas Valley; three sisters, Irene Arvey of Edgewater, Maryland, Debbie Atencio of Tucson, Az and Gloria Silva of Hurley; two brothers, Jerry Arvey of Phoenix, Az. and Tommy Arvey of Arenas Valley. Funeral services were at Wheeler Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. David Saucier officiating. Interment followed at the Hurley Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Tommy Arvey, Jerry Arvey, Pat Atencio, Raymond Enriquez, Daniel Sandoval and Joe Holguin. Arrangements were by Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

Arvidson Robert Arvidson, 37, a resident of Silver City, died Monday as the result of an automobile accident. He was born April 16, 1951, in Hicksville, Long Island, N.Y., served in the U.S. Army from 1968 until 1970, was a heavy equipment operator, and had played drums for Rockoil, Country Express, Saddle Rock, Baby Beef, Thin Ice, Wildwood and Open Road. Calling hours will be held today at Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels from 1-7 p.m. Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday at 2 p.m. at St. Francis Newman Center with the Rev. Lynch officiating. Interment will follow at Memory Lane Cemetery. Survivors are his mother, Muriel Arvidson of New York; three sons, Christopher Arvidson of Silver City, and Donathon Rodriguez and Cody Arvidson, both of Las Cruces; one sister, Mary Ellen Weicinski of New York; one brother, Richard Arvidson, also of New York; and Diane of Las Cruces. He was preceded in death by his father, William Gustav Arvidson, in 1985. Casket bearers will be Richard Arvidson, Chris Arvidson, Donathon Rodriguez, Joe Sexton, Bill Moore and Brent Atkins. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

ARVIZO Rosalia Chacon Arvizo, 74, a resident of Fort Bayard, entered into eternal rest Friday at Fort Bayard Medical Center. She was born Sept. 4, 1923, in Santa Rita. She was a homemaker and was a communicant of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church. Calling hours will be held from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday at Baca's Funeral Chapels. The prayer vigil will begin at 7 p.m. with Deacon Johnnie Perez officiating. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church with Father Paulus Kao officiating. Burial will follow at the Hanover Cemetery. She is survived by a brother, Agustin V. Chacon, and his wife, Elvira, of Mimbres; and nieces and nephews, Yolanda Chacon-Valle, Ramon Chacon, Estella Alirez, and Ernest, Larry, Viviana, Rosario, Gilbert and Victoria Alirez. She was preceded in death by a sister, Catalina Alirez. Casket bearers will be Ramon Chacon, Jimmy Jones, Rodolfo Vasquez, Victor Ornelas, Jesus Chacon and Plutarco Pedraza. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive. Phone 388-2334.

ARVIZO Rosalia Chacon Arvizo, 74, a resident of Fort Bayard, entered into eternal rest Friday at Fort Bayard Medical Center. She was born Sept. 4, 1923, in Santa Rita. She was a homemaker and was a communicant of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church. Calling hours will be held from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday at Baca's Funeral Chapels. The prayer vigil will begin at 7 p.m. with Deacon Johnnie Perez officiating. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church with Father Paulus Kao officiating. Burial will follow at the Hanover Cemetery. She is survived by a brother, Agustin V. Chacon, and his wife, Elvira, of Mimbres; and nieces and nephews, Yolanda Chacon-Valle, Ramon Chacon, Estella Alirez, and Ernest, Larry, Viviana, Rosario, Gilbert and Victoria Alirez. She was preceded in death by a sister, Catalina Alirez. Casket bearers will be Ramon Chacon, Jimmy Jones, Rodolfo Vasquez, Victor Ornelas, Jesus Chacon and Plutarco Pedraza. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive. Phone 388-2334.

Arvizo Eufemia R. Arvizo, 87, entered eternal rest Wednesday at Fort Bayard Medical Center, where she had resided for the past four years. She was born March 20, 1907 in Gallup to Gregorio and Vilia Trujillo Romero. She moved in1974 to Silver City from Gallup, where she had been a teacher. She dedicated her time to voluntary work, working with the American Association of Retired Persons, the Santa Rita Museum and at Fort Bayard Medical Center. Mrs. Arvizo assisted the late Sister Neria Gross in her ministry as a Eucharistic minister for the homebound and shut-ins. She was a communicant of Saint Francis Newman Center. Mrs. Arvizo is survived by her son, Edward G. Arvizo, and his wife Carol, of La Mirada, Calif.; her daughters, Mollie Cabrera and her husband, John, of Corona, Calf. and Barbara Padilla and her husband, Rudy, of Silver Cidy; a daughter in-law, Louise Bartlett Arvizo of Anaheim; Calif.; a sister Florida Sabedra of Elk Grove, Calf.; 11 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband John B. Arvizo, her brothers Clarence, John and Edward Romero, and her sister, Mary Landavazo. Calling hours will begin Friday afternoon at Baca's Funeral Chapels. The rosary will follow at 7 with Deacon Jonnie Perez reciting. The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 Saturday morning at St Francis Newman Center with the Rev. Mike Lindsy officiate. The rite of committal will follow at Memory Lane Cemetery. Serving as casket bearers will be Jose and J.B. Padilla, Bob and Micah Cabrera, Greg Arvizo and Will Hopwood. Honorary casket bearers are John B. Romero and Ted Landavazo. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Arvizo Juan Camacho Arvizo, 68, of Silver City passed away Tuesday at his residence. Mr. Arvizo was born Feb. 8, 1923, in Arizona to Primo and Juana Arvizo. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and had spent many years as a rancher. He is survived by a step daughter, Mary Arvizo of Phoenix; seven sisters, Margarita Ortega of Silver City, Esther Reza of Lordsburg, Ramona Lujan of Albuquerque, Julia Martinez of Albuquerque, Marcelina Mesa of Lordsburg, Mary Marrujo of California, and Alisa Arvizo of Buckeye, Ariz.; and six brothers, Isidro Carmen Arvizo of California, Nat Arvizo of Las Cruces, Primitivo Arvizo and Rosalio Arvizo, both of Lordsburg, Mike Arvizo of California, and Rudy Corlijos of Morenci, Ariz. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Mass of the Christian burial will be celebrated Tuesday, Oct. 15, at 1 p.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. The Rev. George Reynolds will officiate. Burial will follow in the Fort Bayard National Cemetery with full military honors. American Legion Post No. 18 will preside. Relatives and friends are invited to call at Curtis-Bright Funeral Home on Monday from 5-7 p.m. The rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. at the funeral home with Deacon Bill Holguin officiating. Arrangements are by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home of Silver City.

Francisco S. Arzaga, 46, an employee of Chino Mines Division, Kennecott Copper Corp. at Santa Rita, died yesterday. He was born in Pinos Atos and had been employed by Kennecott for the past, 29. years. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Cox Mortuary. Surviving are his wife Clara, five sons four daughters, two brothers three sisters Francisco S. Arzaga, 46, an employee of Chino Mines Division, Kennecott Copper Corp. at Santa Rita, died yesterday. He was born in Pinos Atos and had been employed by Kennecott for the past, 29. years. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Cox Mortuary. Surviving are his wife Clara, five sons four daughters, two brothers three sisters

Arzaga; Alfonso S. Arzaga, 82, a resident of Silver City, entered eternal rest at his home Thursday. He was born Jan. 23 1913, in Santa Rita to Manuel and Eulalia Arzaga. He worked as a miner in several area mines. He married Roberta Munoz in 1948 and they made there home in Silver City. He was known in the world for rebuilding very old trucks. He is survived by his wife Roberta Arzaga, of the family home; his son Thomas Arzaga, and his wife, Stella, of Silver City; and his four daughters, Sally Jenson Arzaga;

Funeral services for Clara D. Arzaga, 53, were held Saturday at the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with interment following in the Pinos Altos Cemetery. The Rev. Fr. A. James Milano officiated. Curtis Mortuary was in charge of the arrangements. Survivors include five sons, Frank, Joe and Ramon, all of Silver City, Gabriel of Tucson, Ariz., and Albino of Ft. Benning, Ga.; four daughters, Miss Irene Arzaga, Mrs. Alicia Lopez, Mrs. Ramona Morales, all of Silver City and Mrs. Olga Atencio of Central; sixteen grandchildren; her mother, Mrs. Belen Davila of Silver City; three sisters, Mrs. Teresa Romero and Mrs. Lucy Lopez, both of Silver City, and Mrs. Eloisa Bencomo of Safford, Ariz.; one brother, Antonio Davila of Pinos Altos.

Arzaga Francisco S. Arzaga, 46, an employee of Chino Mines Division, Kennecott Copper Corp. at Santa Rita, died yesterday. He was born in Pinos Altos and had been employed by Kennecott for the past 29 years. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Cox Mortuary. Surviving are his wife, Clara; five sons, four daughters, two brothers and three sisters.

Estanislado Arzola, 68, of Bayard, a life long resident of Grant County, died last Friday at the Veterans Administration hospital at Fort Bayard, He was a veteran of World War I. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Amelia Arzola of Bayard; two daughters, Mrs. Joe Martinez of Eaard and Mrs. Angel Alvarado of Santa Rita; three sons, Ruben and Antonio of Bayard and Ramon of Santa Rita; 28 grandchildren and a brother, Marcelino Arzola of San Diego, Calif. The Rev Julian Ordonez conducted rosary. Services at the Santa Rita Catholic Church Monday evening, followed by mass at 10 Tuesday at the church. Burial was in the Fort Bayard cemetery with full military honors under the direction of Curtis mortuary.

ASBERRY Lawerence L Guy Asberry, 88, of Cliff passed away Saturday in Horizon Southwest Nursing Home. Services are pending

Asevedo Lupe Garcia Acevedo, age 80, of Silver City, died Feb. 10 in her residence. She was born Dec. 5, 1899 in Silver City, the daughter of Jesus and Cesaria Melenudo Garcia, and lived here all of her life. Mrs. Asevedo was a member of St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church. She is survived by two sons, Juaquine Asevedo, with whom she resided and Augustine Asevedo of Deming, New Mexico; one granddaughter, Lupe Asevedo of Deming New Mexico. Rosary was recited Feb. 11 in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home Chapel. Mass of Christian burial was celebrated in St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church Feb. 12. Both services were under the direction of Rev. Fr. A. James Milano. Burial followed in the Catholic Cemetery, Silver City. Serving as active pallbearers were Henery G. Soto, Abran M. Marquez, Frank Morales, Henery Milo, Frank Bautista and Juan Delgado. Arrangements by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Asevedo Juan Asevedo, 61, a life time resident of Silver City died in the Veteran s hospital in Tucson Sunday evening. Mr. Asevedo was a retired employee of a Silver City lumber year and also a veteran of WWII. Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Lupe Asevedo of Silver City; two sons, Augustine of Deming and Joaquin of Silver City; two grandchildren; two brothers, Louis of Los Angeles, Calif.; and Gilbert of Trinidad, Colo.; three sisters, Mrs. Jesusita Serna and Mrs. Caroline Marquez both of Los Angeles and Mrs. Beatrice Nevarez of Albuquerque. Rosary services will be held Thursday evening at 730 p.m. in the Curtis Mortuary chapel. Mass will be Friday at 930 a.m., at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with burial following in the Silver City Catholic cemetery.

Ashby Matta Belle Ashby, 84, died Monday in Silver City. Mrs. Ashby was born in Junction, Texas, and had lived in Silver City most of her life. For the last 12 years she resided at the Pleasant View Guest Home. She was preceded in death by her son, Captain Jack Ashby, who lost his life in the Philippines during World War II and her husband, Paul S. Ashby, in 1949. Graveside services will be at 200 p.m., today, Thursday at the Masonic Cemetery. Arrangements by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Ashby Nanette Ashby, longtime resident of Silver City, died April 29 in Duarte, Calif. Dr. Ashby taught Southwest literature and was for many years dean of women at Western New Mexico University. She retired from that post in 1963. Dr. Ashby was well known in the community and was an elder in the Presbyterian Church. She was, perhaps, best known for her vast knowledge of the Southwest, for her outstanding work with students, and for her sense of humor. She was born Oct. 23, 1897, to Harriet E. Wallace and Newton B. Ashby in Dublin, Ireland where her father was serving as American consul. A year later, the family returned to their home in Des Moines, Iowa. Miss Ashby graduated from Grinnell College in 1920 and was awarded a doctorate by Stanford University in 1939. After a brief time of teaching in Iowa, she came to Western University where she taught for 32 years. In 1973 she moved to Irvine, Calif., and later to Duarte. She is survived by her sister, Genevieve A. Hoffman of Pasadena, Calif., and her brother, Newton Bruce Ashby of Tucson, Ariz. Interment was in the Ashby family plot at the Woodland Cemetery in Des Moines.

Funeral services were held Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Mesa Cemetery, Gila, for Kenneth Leon Ashcraft, infant son of Mr. And Mrs. James H. Ashcraft, with, the Rev. Wayne Douglas officiating. The infant was survived by his parents and one brother, Jimmy; by his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John Dickerson, Cliff; Mrs. E. B. Imhoff, Nogales, and C. V. Ash-craft, Park City, Utah. Funeral services were held Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Mesa Cemetery, Gila, for Kenneth Leon Ashcraft, infant son of Mr. And Mrs. James H. Ashcraft, with, the Rev. Wayne Douglas officiating. The infant was survived by his parents and one brother, Jimmy; by his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John Dickerson, Cliff; Mrs. E. B. Imhoff, Nogales, and C. V. Ashcraft, Park City, Utah. Ashcraft Gladys May George Ashcraft, 86, died Thursday, March 8 in Roswell, where she had resided for 64 years. Survivors include two sons, Wilburn R. Ashcraft of Silver City and Harold Wayne Ashcraft of Roswell; and two daughters, Erma Jean Spuds Reames of Roswell and Ollia May Snowden of Littleton, Colo. Services were to be held today at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Roswell. Interment was in South Park Cemetery. La Grone Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.

Ashcraft Gladys May George Ashcraft, 86, died Thursday, March 8 in Roswell, where she had resided for 64 years. Survivors include two sons, Wilburn R. Ashcraft of Silver City and Harold Wayne Ashcraft of Roswell; and two daughters, Erma Jean Spuds Reames of Roswell and Ollia May Snowden of Littleton, Colo. Services were to be held today at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Roswell. Interment was in South Park Cemetery. La Grone Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Martha Rigney Ashcraft, a former teacher in the Anthony, Dona Ana County elementary school and Las Cruces high school died the past week in Fort Wayne, Indiana She was a sister of Mrs. Bessie Sumner of the Arenas Valley and the wife of Lt. Col. James H. Ashcraft, U.S. Army.

Jesse M. Ashley, 87, a construction engineer and World War I veteran, died Tuesday in the Veterans Hospital at Fort Bayard. He had resided in Silver City for 35 years. He was born at. Glenrose, Tex., Aug. 20, 1892. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in the Fort Bayard chapel and burial will take place in the Fort Bayard cemetery. The deceased had no immediate survivors here.

Mrs. Betty Jo Ashmore, 46, a resident of Silver City for the past eight years, died here June 18 after a lingering illness. Mrs. Ashmore was a native of Ft. Worth, Tex., and had been a resident of Hobbs for 12 years before she and Mr. Ashmore came to Silver City when Mr. Ashmore became coach for the Silver City Consolidated School System. Mrs. Ashmore was also connected with the school system as an office clerk and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Silver City. She is survived by her husband, Gene L Ashmore; one daughter Mrs. Sandra Gabel of Anaheim, Calif.; her mother, Mrs. T. Malloy, and a sister, Mrs. Carl Ellis both of Ft. Worth, Tex Funeral services held in the Curtis. Mortuary Chapel at 1030 am. Wednesday, June 24, after which the remains were sent to Ft. Worth for internment Friday afternoon in the Mt. Olivet Cemetery. The Rev. Don Brent of the First Baptist church officiated at the chapel services. In lieu of flowers, time family has asked that contributions be made to the Cancer Society which may. Be left at the Curtis Mortuary.

ASHTONEDWIN Ashton Jr., 73, a resident of Silver City, died Friday, Jan. 2, at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was an education teacher. Mr. Ashton served in the U.S. Navy during World War 11. He is survived, by his wife, Norma Ashton of Silver City; three sons, Kirk Ashton and his wile, Mary, of Silver City, Edwin Ashton and his wife, Andrea, of l3radenton, Fla., and Linn Ashton, also of Bradenton; four daughters, Sharon Schwart figure and her husband, Ernest, of Bradenton, Ann Mercure of Skandia, Mich., Jean Bassett and her husband, Wendell, of Phoenix, and Beth Stenerson and her husband, Jon, of Las Cruces; two brothers, Lewis Ashton of Danville, Pa., and Keith Ashton and his wife, Ann, of Silver City; and three sisters, Marion Kerwell of Montgomery, Pa., Aida Miller of Liberty, Pa., and Vivian Whalen of Catawisa, Pa. He is also survived by 13 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. A memorial service will he held at a later date. Cremation by Baca's Mimbres Crematorium has taken place. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive. Phone 388-2334.

ASPLOF Charles R. Asplof, 67, died Saturday in Silver City. Mr. Asplof was born in Knob-Lick, Mo., and had lived in Hobbs for many years. He had retired as a postal mall carrier and had recently, moved to Silver City. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign- Wars in Hobbs and was a member of the National Association for Mail Carriers. He is survived by his wife, Mary Louise Asplof of Silver City; one daughter, Debris Trujillo of Silver City; one brother, Paul Asplof of San Antonio, Texas; and four grandchildren. Graveside services will be held at the Fort Bayard National Cemetery at 11 am. Tuesday with the Rev. Jose Ingaran officiating and the Allingham-Golding Post No. 13 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars conducting military honors. Interment will follow at the Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are by the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

Asplof Mary L. Asplof, 80, a Silver City resident, entered life eternal Thursday at Hacienda de Salud. Services are pending at Baca's Funeral Chapels. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday at St. Vincent de Paul Church, Silver City, for Joseph G. Atencio, two-year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Jessie Atencio. The child was drowned. Friday. The little boy is survived also by three brothers, Gregory, Jessie and Michael; his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Atencio, and his maternal grandmother, Mrs. Sarah Provencio. Rev. A James Milano presided at the service with Interment in the Catholic Cemetery, under the direction of the Curtis Mortuary. Funeral services were held on Tuesday at St. Vincent de Paul Church, Silver City, for Joseph G. Atencio, two-year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Jessie Atencio. The child was drowned. Friday. The little boy is survived also by three brothers, Gregory, Jessie and Michael; his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Atencio, and his maternal grandmother, Mrs. Sarah Provencio. Rev. A James Milano presided at the service with Interment in the Catholic Cemetery, under the direction of the Curtis Mortuary.

A month old baby, Yvette Renne Atencio daughter of Mr and Mrs Henry Atencio Central passed away Monday at Hillcrest hospital. Besides the parents the baby was survived by a sister. Graveside burial services were held at the Central cemetery. The Curtis mortuary was in charge.

Mrs. Margaret. Elizabeth Athey, 46, a resident of Silver City for 17 years, passed away last Friday at the family home, 1315 Chloride St., following a long illness. Survivors are her husband, Louis G. Athey; a son, John L. Athey Silver City; three sisters, Mrs. Dorothy Hancher, Spring-field, Ohio; Mrs Minnie Tucker, Rockbrldge, Ohio, and Mrs. Ruth Slatterly, Anaheim, Calif. Funeral services were held Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Curtis Mortuary Chapel. The rite, were conducted by the Rev. Clifton M. Henderson, of the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd. Burial took place in the Silver City Cemetery.

Athey; Louis Gilbert Athey died Monday, Feb. 6 at his residence in Cliff. He was born Aug. 28, 1915 in Columbus, Ohio the son of John Louis Athey and Laura Reible Athey. Athey is survived by his wife, Mrs. Addie C. Athey of Cliff; one son, Mr. John L. Athey of San Francisco, Calif. and one sister, Mrs. Pauline Turner of Anaheim, Calif. He was a long time resident of Silver City, having worked for the American Laundry for 23 years and in ill health for the last 13 years. Funeral services were held at the Curtis-Bright Chapel Feb. 9 with the Rev. David Goble of the Trinity Presbyterian Church officiating. Cremation followed. Viewing was held from 9 a.m. to 130 p.m. Feb. 9. Honorary pallbearers were Randy Snyder, Roy Snyder, Fred McCauley, Tom McCauley, Randall Gose, Byrl Wilson, Paul Farris, Jay Farris, Ramon D. Garcia, Rusty Reed, Charles Crutcher and Curley Norris. Arrangements by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Atilano Lazara R. Atilano, 90, a lifetime resident of Lordsburg, entered into life eternal Wednesday at Gila Regional Medical Center. She was born July 22, 1902, in Zacatecas, Mexico, to Pablo and Quirina Robles. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Joseph s Catholic Church in Lordsburg. Calling hours will begin at 4 this afternoon at St. Joseph s Catholic Church, where the prayer vigil will begin at 7 tonight. The funeral liturgy will be recited Saturday at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Sam Garcia officiating. The rite of committal will follow at the Shakespeare Cemetery in Lordsburg, where she will be laid to rest. Survivors include two sons, Roy Atilano of Lordsburg, and Antonio Atilano and his wife, Margaret, of Monte Bello, Calif.; and five daughters, Rose Abiles of Lordsburg, Ramona Contreras and her husband, Crespin, of Lordsburg, Ernestina Mendez and her husband, Jessie, of Corning, Calif., Librada Rodriquez and her husband, Martin, of Oracle, Ariz., and Concha Vargas and her husband, Cuco, of Lordsburg. She is also survived by 59 grandchildren, 63 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Casket bearers will be Rene Atilano, Ruben Bejarano, Gregory Laguna, Frank Contreras, Serapio Rodriguez and Luis Abiles. Honorary bearers are her remaining family and friends. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Walter Warren Aton 77, of Hurley, died Wednesday morning in the Santa Rita hospital Mr. Aton had only resided in the area a few months having come here from1 St Louis Survivors include, Mrs. Lillie May Aton, his wife; two daughters, Mrs. Fay Henry of Hurley and Mrs. Irma Chance of Detroit; a son, Francis, of Detroit, and two grandsons, Joe Henry of Hurley and Larry Chance of Detroit. Funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon at 330 from the Cox Mortuary, with the Rev. Edwin Cunningham of the Hurley Union church officiating. Burial will be in the Silver City Masonic cemetery.

Atwater Roscoe E. Atwater, 86, of Silver City died early Thursday morning in Desert Valley Hospital of Phoenix. He was born Jan. 11, 1904 in Saint Joseph County, Mich. and had resided in Silver City for the past 25 years. He was retired from Hamilton Construction Co., where he was a welder and foreman for many years. Calling hours will be Sunday from 4-6 p.m. and from 8a.m. to noon Monday with funeral services at 2 p.m. in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. The Rev. Kenneth Schultz will officiate. Concluding services will follow in Memory Lane Cemetery. Survivors include his wife, Nora Atwater of Silver City; four sons, Lee Atwater of Phoenix, Ervin Atwater of Carlsbad, and Dennis and Larry Atwater of Silver City; six daughters, Lola Drake, Ruby Erler and Faye Drinkard, all of Phoenix, Fern and Rita Bennett of Deming and Joyce Cummings of Silver City; a brother, Walter Atwater of Covel, Calif.; one sister, Mary Sugart of Pueblo, Colo.; 22 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sons, Dale and Lloyd Atwater. Casket bearers will be Kesey Bennett, Mike Atwater, Gary Atwater, Glen Swartz, Lonnie West and Forrest Hammond. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Atwater Nora B. Atwater 83, entered eternal rest Monday at the Arizona Living Care Center in Phoenix after an extended illness. She was a resident of the Silver City area for about 25 years before moving to Ariz. Mrs. Atwater was born 28 1909 in Grant County Kan., to Benjamin Frank and Lola Gregg Orten. She was a homemaker, enjoying gardening and loved roses. Survivors include four sons, Lee Atwater and his wife Betty, of Pine, Ariz., Irvin Atwater of Albuquerque, Dennis Atwater and his wife Julie, of Silver City, a Larry Atwater and his wife Patty, also of Silver City; daughters, Lola Drake of Phoenix, Faye Drinkard a her husband, Dink, of Phoenix, Fern Bennett and her husband, Leroy, of Deming, Joyce Cummings of Silver City, Ruby Erler an her husband, Danny, of Phoenix, and Rita Benning and her husband, Johnny, of Deming; three brothers Arthur Orton of Reno, Nev.; Franklin Orton of Penrose Co., and Robert Orton of Security, CO.; six sisters, Caljsta Robert of Karyal, Co., Harriet Howe of Hamilton, Ill, Merie Atwater of Prasie Village, Kan., Mary Beavers of Florence, Colo., Nell Kell Kendal of Florence, Colo, and Thelma Mane of Clifton, CO.; grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Visitation Was held Thursday afternoon at Baca's Funeral Chapel, Funeral services were held this morning at 10, also at Baca's Funeral Chapels, with Pastor Jesse Liles of the First Baptist Church of Silver City officiating. Burial followed at Memory Lane Cemetery. Pallbearers were Casey Lennett, Gary Atwater Jason Atwater, Mike Atwater, Forrest Hammond and Ray Davis. Mrs. Atwater Was proceeded in death by her husband, Roscoe E. Atwater, Feb 8, 1990; two sons, Dale and Lloyd Atwater; two brothers, William and Willard Ortin, and a granddaughter Connie L Cummings. Entrusted to Baca's Funeral Homes.

Atwater Nora B. Atwater 83, entered eternal rest Monday at the Arizona Living Care Center in Phoenix after an extended illness. She was a resident of the Silver City area for about 25 years before moving to Ariz. Mrs. Atwater was born 28 1909 in Grant County Kan., to Benjamin Frank and Lola Gregg Orten. She was a homemaker, enjoying gardening and loved roses. Survivors include four sons, Lee Atwater and his wife Betty, of Pine, Ariz., Irvin Atwater of Albuquerque, Dennis Atwater and his wife Julie, of Silver City, a Larry Atwater and his wife Patty, also of Silver City; daughters, Lola Drake of Phoenix, Faye Drinkard a her husband, Dink, of Phoenix, Fern Bennett and her husband, Leroy, of Deming, Joyce Cummings of Silver City, Ruby Erler an her husband, Danny, of Phoenix, and Rita Benning and her husband, Johnny, of Deming; three brothers Arthur Orton of Reno, Nev.; Franklin Orton of Penrose Colo., and Robert Orton of Security, Colo.; six sisters, Caljsta Robert of Karyal, Colo., Harriet Howe of Hamilton, Ill, ; Merie Atwater of Prasie Village, Kan., Mary Beavers of Florence, Colo., Nell Kell Kendal of Florence, Colo, and Thelma Mane of Clifton, Colo.; grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Visitation Was held Thursday afternoon at Baca's Funeral Chapel, Funeral services were held this morning at 10, also at Baca's Funeral Chapels, with Pastor Jesse Liles of the First Baptist Church of Silver City officiating. Burial followed at Memory Lane Cemetery. Pallbearers were Casey Lennett, Gary Atwater Jason Atwater, Mike Atwater, Forrest Hammond and Ray Davis. Mrs. Atwater Was preceded in death by her husband, Roscoe E. Atwater, Feb 8, 1990; two sons, Dale and Lloyd Atwater; two brothers, William and and Willard Ortin, and a granddaughter Connie L Cummings. Entrusted to Baca's Funeral Homes.

Atwell Christine Gusoskey Atwell, a former area resident, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 13 in San Diego, Calif. She is survived by her son Jim, his wife, Cathy, and two granddaughters, all of Edwards, Calif.; and her sister, Lillian Patterson and her brother, Buddy Gusoskey, both of Silver City. She will be cremated and her ashes will be scattered at sea.

Pfc. Manual Alderette is coming home after three years in the Philippines. He will find his last resting place in the hills of his home after being killed at Leyte Island on Sept. 6, 1945. His body will arrive in Silver City tomorrow morning and a mass will be said Saturday morning in the St. Vincent de Paul church with burial services that afternoon. Pfc. Alderette is survived by his parents Mr. and Mrs. Henery Alderette of Silver City, and seven sisters, Mrs. Stella Ball and Mrs. Amillia Gonzales of Silver City; Mrs. Josephine Duran, Central; Juanita Aragon, Albuquerque, and Miss Dora Alderette and Miss Minna Alderette of Silver City. A brother, Ramon was a member of the 200th CA (AA) and died in a Jap prison camp in 1942.

Aulives Robert Aulives of 622 Indian School Rd. N.E., Albuquerque, passed away Aug. 30. Aulives was a photographer for many years and also worked for the newspapers both in Deming and in Albuquerque. He is survived by his mother, Amedlia Chaudoin, who has lived around the Silver City area for many years, a sister, Helen Daumbam of Atlanta, Georgia, one nephew and two nieces. Aulives was sent to Albuquerque for final arrangements. Local arrangements were handled by the Wheeler Funeral Home.

The Rev. Roger Aull, 64, was stricken with a heart attack while visiting Major John Giacoma in Tombstone Az. last Wednesday, and died shortly after. The Catholic priest served as army Chaplin in WWI and came to New Mexico shortly after for his health. He built a chapel among the Mimbres River and in 1939 constructed another chapel and opened a clinic in Central. In 1945 he opened a clinic in Tombstone which has been closed for several months. While in the process of re-opening it, he was stricken with the fatal heart attack.

Benjamin F Ault, 81, died at Rest Haven nursing home Sunday following an extended illness. Mr Ault was a native of Commanche Tx and had lived in Grant county for the past 57 years. Surviving are his daughter, Mrs Winifred Lashaway of Encantada Ore and one sister Mrs Guy Eakin of Tohonga Calif. There were graveside services at the Mesa cemetery in Gila Saturday with the Rev Hal Swartzenruber of the Assembly of God church in Bayard officiating. Curtis Bright was in charge.

Marion (Ed) Ault, 78, a pioneer farmer and rancher of the Upper Gila died Sunday in Hillcrest General Hospital, following a heart attack suffered at his home. Born In Gorman, Texas, he came to Grant County with his parents In 1915. During his long residence as a rancher, he also was employed by the U. S. Forest Service and the State Game & Fish Department. Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Golda Ault, postmaster at Cliff; two sons, Marion, Jr., of Silver City and Ted, of Oklahoma City, OK; two brothers, Ben Ault, Cliff and Will Ault, Tucson; four grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Frances Cleek, Kearney, Mo., and Mrs Pat Eakin, Tujunga, Calif. Graveside burial services were held Tuesday at the Gila Mesa cemetery, conducted by Rev. M. J. Fell, Jr., of the Cliff Church of Christ. Interment was under direction of the Curtis Mortuary.

Mrs. Golda M Ault, 67, former postmaster at Cliff, who retired a year ago, died the past week at Hillcrest General Hospital. She had resided in Grant County for 40 years and was the widow of Marion Z. Ault. Survivors are two sons, Marion Ault of Silver City and Theodore Ault, of Bonita Park, Calif., and a daughter, Mrs. Hazel Quillen, of San Diego, Calif. Funeral services were held at the Church of Christ in Cliff. Marvin Fell officiating. Burial was In the Gila Mesa Cemetery under direction of the Curtis Mortuary.

Ault Doris M. Ault, 66, of Silver City died Sunday morning in her home. She was born April 9, 1924, in Chloride, Ariz., and had been a Grant County resident most of her life. She was a homemaker and a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah s Witnesses, Bear Mountain Congregation. Memorial services were held Wednesday evening at 6 in the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah s Witnesses, 2540 N. Silver St. in Silver City. Cremation was by Mimbres Crematorium. Survivors include her husband, Marion E. Ault of Silver City; a daughter, Bonnie Sue Wald of Strasburg, Pa.; a brother, Lyman Robert Trevarrow of Silver City; and three granddaughters, April, Jill and Judy Wald, all of Strasburg. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Ault Margery Mae Ault, 84, of West Plains, Mo., died Tuesday in her home in West Plains. Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday in the Rose Chapel of the Robertson-Drago Funeral Home with the Rev. Gene Worley officiating. Interment will be in South Fork Cemetery under the direction of the Roberson-Drago Funeral Home. She is survived by her husband, Mac Owen of West Plains; two children, Winnifred Lashaway, also of West Plains, and Philip Owen of Wichita, Kan.; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and one sister, Sarah Wallis of Hurley She was preceded in death by a husband, Bill Ault.

ARTHUR Arthur Alvin Arthur, 84, a resident of Deming died Thursday morning at Memorial General Hospital in I as Cruces. I l was born March 11, 1902 in La Jam, Colo., and moved in 1943 to Deming where he W1S an active businessman. He owned and operated Western Furniture Co., and was a member of the Rotary Club and founder of the Deming Sky-Tel Aviation firm. Visitation will be held Sunday from noon until 6 r m. and funeral services will bee Monday at 10 a.m., both at Baca's Wheeler Funeral Chapel Cremation will follow with interment later at Mountain View Cemetery in Deming. Survivors include his daughter, Jean Arthur of Deming; a son, Dwight Arthur of Farmington; two sisters, Effie Brady of Ignacio, Colo., and Rossie Stewart of Alameda, Calif. and one grandson. Todd McHolm of Albuquerque. In Lieu of flowers the family suggests donations be made to a fund set up for the Alzheiniers Foundation at the United New Mexico Bank in Deming. Baca's Wheeler Funeral Chapel is In charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Amanda D. Austin, 69, who had lived in Silver City eight years, passed away last Thursday in a local hospital. Surviving is a son, George Sallard, an employee of the Murray Hotel, and two grandchildren. Cox Mortuary had charge of funeral arrangements. The body was sent to Dallas, Texas, where funeral services were held Wednesday in St. John s Baptist Church followed by burial in Hillside cemetery.

Austin Clifton Austin, 73, a resident of Central, died Sunday at Gila Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday with interment at Fort Bayard National Cemetery. The place of service and a full obituary will be published at a later date. Visitation will be in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home Chapel from 5-9 p.m. Wednesday. Family members selected Curtis-Bright/Lordsburg Funeral Homes to serve them.

AUSTIN, 85, a resident of Fort Bayard, passed away Monday. Services are pending. Entrusted to the care of Baca s Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 at Delk Drive. Phone 388-2334.

AUSTIN Eugene V. Austin, 85, passed away Monday at Fort Bayard Medical Center, A funeral service will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Baca's Funeral Chapels with Pastor Don Atchley of Faith Baptist Church officiating. Concluding services and interment will follow at 2 that afternoon at the Shakespeare Cemetery in Lordsburg. He was born Jan.14, l9l2, in Stewart, Okla., in a log cabin on the Canadian River to the late Marion Austin and Emma Bridwell. He served in the U.S. Army from 1942 to 1945, stationed in the Philippines. He was awarded two Bronze Stars, a Victory Medal and a Good Conduct Medal. Mr. Austin was married to Juanita Avalos in April 1954 in Lordsburg. He worked on road construction most of his life and was a very skilled heavy-equipment operator. In 1977, the couple moved to Silver City, where he retired within a few years. His hobbies included working with wood and metal, saw sharpening, and visiting his many friends at R&L Shamrock. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Juanita, in 1988. Mr. Austin is survived by a niece, Lucille Lioskifls, and her family in Albuquerque. He had no other living relatives but did have many friends, including an adoptive family. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral

Austin District Attorney Norman Hodges the past week approved the filing of a charge of murder against Mrs. Amanda D. Austin, 66, as the result of the fatal shooting of her husband, Joseph Hall Austin on May 19 in Deming. The charge was filed by Deming Police Chief Robert Stavinaugh before Peace Justice Charles McGraw. A preliminary hearing has been set for Tuesday, June 10.

Avalos David Rivas Avalos, 50, died Sept. 4 in Orange, Calif., following an illness. He was born in Grant County and resided in California for the past several years. Survivors are one daughter, Cindy Avalos of California, five brothers, Lucio, Eloy, Manuel, Jimmy and Ruben Avalos; and four sisters, Amelia Baquera, Josie Avalos, Mary Rueda and Ernie Dominguez. Arrangements were by Neels, Brea Mortuary in Brea, Calif., followed by burial Sept. 8 in La Habra, Calif.

AVALOS Esperanza Q. Avalos, 51, of Santa Clara passed away Tuesday, May 20, in Santa Clara. The vigil was held Friday at 7 p.m. at Bright Funeral Home. Mass of resurrection was celebrated Saturday at ii a.m. in the Santa Clara Roman Catholic Community Church with Father Mike Lindsay officiating. Interment was in the Hurley Cemetery. Mrs. Avalos was born Feb. 1, 1946, in Los Angeles. She was married to Samuel Avalos, who preceded her in death in 1982. She was the daughter of Teleforo Quesada and Maxima Madrid Quesada. She is survived by four daughters, Erma Cabrera of Las Cruces, Carol Vigil of Santa Clara, Tanya Avalos of Santa Clara and Natalia Avalos of Santa Clara; one sister, Luisa Casillas of Deming; and seven grandchildren, Elizabeth Avalos, Samuel Cabrera and Sarah Cabrera of Las Cruces, and Angela Avalos, Matthew Vigil, Alyssa Vigil and Maxine Chavez of Santa Clara. Pallbearers were Javier Holguin, Raul Holguin, Gilbert Macias, Louis Vigil, Robert Jaramillo and Robert Chavez. Bright Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.

Avalos Mrs. Mercedes Rivas Avalos, resident of Grant County for the past 46 years, died at the Hotel Dieu in El Paso Sunday, Sept.2, after a lingering illness. She was 51 years of age and a resident of Silver City. Survivors are her husband, Marcelo Avalos; the following daughters, Mrs. Mary Pueda and Rachel Avalos, Silver City; Mrs. Amelia Baquera and Mrs. Josephine Avalos, El Paso; two sons, Jimmy, David and Reuven Avalos, all of Silver City; Manuel and Sucio Avalos, El Paso; Elray Avalos of Berkeley, Calif. and the deceased s mother, Mrs. Guadalupe Sapien of Silver City. In addition are the three brothers, Pedro, Lucio and Ramon Sapien, also of Silver City. There are 17 grandchildren Funeral services were held at the Apostolic Church In Faith in Jesus Christ Sept. 4 at El Paso. The Rev. Fr. Bedenago Cordova officiated. Arrangements were made by the Memorial Chapel and interment was made in the Evergreen Cemetery.

Avant Wilma Avant, 73, a resident of Hurley, died Monday evening at Gila Regional Medical Center. Arrangements have been entrusted to Baca'sHillcrest Funeral Chapels.

AVERYA memorial service will be held Friday at 10 a, m. at Fort Bayard National Cemetery for Thomas Walter Avery, who died suddenly Tuesday, March 11. He was born Feb. 16, 1928, in Albuquerque to Florence Haen Avery and Walter Avery. He was an only child. He was that rare bird a native New Mexican. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II in codes and cryptography as a superman. Mr. Avery worked for the New Mexico Highway Department for 29 years, retiring as a project manager. He enjoyed many hobbies inc1uding radio-controlled airplanes, serving as president and filling several other offices in Silver Wings R/C Aero Modelers. He is survived by his wife, Marilee Avery; four children, June-Marie Avery, David Avery, Michael Avery and Kari Ann Drye; and four grandchildren, Thomas Drye, Robert Drye, Cody Avery and Clint Avery. Donations to the American Diabetes Association are requested by the family in lieu of flowers. The phone number is 1-800-DIABETES. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive.

Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive. Phone 38ä-2334 Avery Ida Dorothy Avery, 95, a former Grant County resident, passed away Tuesday, March 23, in Phoenix. Mrs. Avery was born Nov. 5, 1897, to David and Rachel (Allen) Moore in Quanah, Texas. She and her late husband, Ben Avery Sr., had a ranch in Bear Creek. Survivors include her son, Ben Avery of Phoenix; a daughter, Verda Wooten of Farmington; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and eight great great grandchildren. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. today at Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel in Silver City. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Jesse Liles officiating. Interment will follow in the Mesa Cemetery in Gila. Arrangements are by Curtis-Bright Funeral home of Silver City.

Avery Ida Dorothy Avery, 95, a former Grant County resident, passed away Tuesday, March 23, in Phoenix. Mrs. Avery was born Nov. 5, 1897, to David and Rachel (Allen) Moore in Quanah, Texas. She and her late husband, Ben Avery Sr., had a ranch in Bear Creek. Survivors include her son, Ben Avery of Phoenix; a daughter, Verda Wooten of Farmington; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. today at Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel in Silver City. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Jesse Liles officiating. Interment will follow in the Mesa Cemetery in Gila. Arrangements are by Curtis-Bright Funeral home of Silver City.

AVILUCEA Emilia Acosta Avilucea, 82, a longtime resident of Hurley, entered eternal life Tuesday, Jan. 27, at Gila Regional Medical Center. She was horn April 12, 1915, in Gila. She was a homemaker, and a volunteer at Southwestern New Mexico Services Helping Children and Adults, and Fort Bayard Medical Center. The prayer vigil was held Wednesday at Infant Jesus Catholic Church. The funeral liturgy was to be celebrated this morning at 10 at Infant Jesus Catholic Church with Father Dan Porter officiating. Internment of cremains will take place at a later date, at St. Vincent dc Paul Catholic Cemetery. She is survived by two sons Roldan Avilucea, and his wife, Martina, of Bayard, and Armando Avilucea of Hurley; three brothers; Rufus Acosta and his wife, Sarah, of Hurley, Arnold Acosta and his wife, Rosalce of Grand Junction, Cob., and Edward Acosta and his Wife, Socorro, of Huricy; and two sisters, Octavina Kramer and her husband, Fred, of Santa Ana, Calif., and Clorinda Myers and her husband, Hector, of Bayard. She is also survived by four grandchildren, Yvonne, Paco, Oscar and Gabriel Avilucea; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Willie Avilucea; a son, Adolfo Avilucea; a brother, Alfonso Acosta; and two sisters, Gloria Tarazon and Josephine Domingue. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive Phone 388-2334.

In a fall from his bicycle near his home in Hurley, Saturday, Adolfo Avilucea, 8-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Willie Avilucea, was fatally injured. The boy plunged over the handlebars of his bicycle and suffered a ruptured liver. Death was due to an internal hemorrhage, an autopsy revealed. Immediately after the accident he was taken to the Chino clinic in Hurley, where Dr. Alferd E. James gave him emergency treatment. He suddenly collapsed in the doctor s office and died. Rosary services were held at 7 o clock Monday evening at the Cox Mortuary Chapel, followed by Mass Tuesday morning at the Holy Infant Catholic Church in Hurley, the Rev. Fr. Ramon Estivill officiating. Burial was in the Silver City Cemetery.

Word has been received in Silver city of the death in Mesa Az Dec 20 of Mrs Janet M Avis 69, who had resided in Az since 1936, where she taught In the public schools. Born in Deming, Mrs. Avis, the former Janet Ord, was secretary the Silver City Chamber of Commerce the 1920s and was a charter member of the Business and Professional women's Club. She was a past at Ariona? of tn? 13 & State president in Az of the B & P W Clubs and past president of the New Mexico American Legion Auxiliary and member of the Daughters of the American Revolution Recently she had received a National Freedoms Foundation Classroom Teachers Medal. Christian science funeral services were held in Mesa where burial took place.

ALVARADO Rosenda Alvarado, 59, of Hatch entered eternal life Saturday, Sept. 1 1925, in Mesa. Ariz. She was born April 1. 1940, in Santa Rila Maximilano and Adela Ambriz Ramirez. Ms. Alvaiado was a dispatcher for the Hatch Police Department. Survivors include her spouse. Albeit Martinez Jr. of the family home; two sons, Santiago Busiamante and his wife, Susie Gonzales, and Raul Paul Bustamante and his wife. Alma, all of Hatch; three daughters, Mary Helen Alvarado of Halch, Simona Rizo and her husband, Margarilo, of Pecoria, Ariz., and Rose Martinez J and her husband, Sieve, of Mesa, Ariz.; her mother, Adela Ambriz Ramircz, also of Hatch; and three brothers, Pasqual Ramirez of Northridge, Calif., and Florencio Ramirez and Ruhen Diaz, both of Hatch. Other survivors include 11 grand-children, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, Maximilano Ramirez. Calling hours will be from 1-4 p.m. Friday at Baca's Funeral Chapels in Las Cruces. The prayer vigil will be held the same evening at 8 in Our Lord of Mercy Catholic Church. 102 Hartman, Hatch, where the funeral Mass will be offered Saturday at 9 a.m. The Rev. Bill McCann will be the celebrant. The rile of committal and interment will follow in Garden of Memories Cemetery, where she will he laid to rest. Serving us casket bearers will he Santiago Bustamante, Raul Bustamante II, Pasqual Ramirez Jr., Ruben Diaz, Florencio Ramirez and Pasqual Ramirez Sr. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels, 300 R. Boutz Road, Las Cilices. Phone 527-2222.

Mrs. Ellen T Awtrey, 76, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs W. W. Brooks early Monday morning. She had resided in Silver City for the past Year, coming here from Albuquerque where she had lived for a number of years. She is survived by one son, five daughters, 21 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at, 3 o clock at the Cox Mortuary chapel with the Rev. Clarence Crow officiating. The body was taken to Albuquerque for interment.

Mrs. Anita Ayala, 35, of Silver City, died last Wednesday at the State hospital at Fort Bayard. Survivors are a son, Jesus Ayala; three daughters, Viola, Dorothy and Mary Ann; and her parents, Mr.and Mrs. Senobio Arroyos, and three brothers, Lorenzo, Estacio and Rito Arroyo. Graveside burial services were held in the Catholic Cemetery by the Rev. Fr. James Milano.

Ayer Mrs. Emma Ayer, of Springer died April 16 following an extended illness. Mrs. Ayer was a former resident of Silver City. Funeral services were conducted from the Methodist Church in Springer, with burial there. Survivors include a daughter, Marian, Mrs. Joe Menapace of Springer, a son, Maurice Ayer of Enid, Okla; seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

AYERS John K. Ayer s 70, a resident of Silver City, entered eternal life this morning at the Silver City Care Center. Arrangements are pending. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Lerry L Ayers, 85, father of Ralph Avers, manager of the Morrison Store in Silver City, died Wednesday morning, He had resided here the past three years. Surviving besides the son here, are three other sons, Fay, Long Beach, Calif Ernest, Albuquerque, and Carl, Denver; a sister, Mrs. Marie Boyt, Raton, 15 grandchildren and 16 great grandchild children. Funeral services will be held at Raton with internment in Fairmount center under the direction Of the Errington Mortuary. Final rites are tentatively set for Saturday.

AYON Nicolas R. Ayon, 84, of Lordsburg passed away Sunday at his residence. The vigil will be held today at 7 p.m. in the Lords-burg Funeral Home and the Mass of resurrection will be celebrated Thursday at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Lordsburg. Interment will be in the Shakespeare Cemetery. Mr. Ayon was born Oct. 22, 1912, in Mogollon. He was the son of Nicolas Ayon and Petra Balderrama Ayon. He is survived by one brother, Ramon B. Nava of Lordsburg; one sister, Estella Diaz of Las Cruces; and six grandchildren Nicolas Ayon, Thedore Ayon, Michael Ayon, Benjamin Ayon, Elizabeth Ayon and Tanya Kimble. Mr. Ayon was retired from the New Mexico Highway Department. Lordsburg Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

AYON Lorraine Frances Ayon, 73, a longtime resident of Lordsburg, passed away late Saturday at Sunshine Haven Nursing Home in Lordsburg. Visitation will begin at 6 Tuesday evening at St. J0Seph s Catholic Church in Lordsburg and the funeral liturgy will be held there Wednesday afternoon at 2. Concluding services and interment will follow at Shakespere Cemetery with the Rev. Virgillo Florez, pastor, officiating. She was born June 24, 1921, in Las Vegas, Nv., and was a registered nurse for many years at Good Samaritan Hospital in Phoenix. After her marriage to Nick R. Ayon in 1969 she moved to Lordsburg. She was a homemaker and a member of the Catholic Church. Survivors include her husband, Nick R. Ayon of the home; two brothers, Jim and Mike James of Tucson, Az.; and a sister, Ella Mae James of Scottsdale, Ariz. Serving as pallbearers will be Ramon Nava, Jim James, Hector Molina, Rainon and Ernesta, and Monico Rendon. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels. Added November 1, 2005

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