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Haaland: Aage Haaland, 72, a resident of Merced, Calif., died Monday at home after a long illness. Mr. Haaland, a former Silver City resident, was employed by Chino Mines as a power house engineer for 21 years. He also worked as a cowboy in the Tyrone area, as a merchant seaman and as a truck driver. Mr. Haaland was a U.S. Army World War ll veteran, a member of Masonic Lodge No. 55 in Hurley, of Order of Eastern Star No. 43 in Hurley, and the White Shrine of Jerusalem in Merced. He was past president of the Golden Lions Club of Merced, a member of the Society for Creative Anachronism, and volunteered his services to many charitable organizations. Survivors include his wife, Amy E. Haaland; a daughter, Amy Ann Ramer, and her husband, John Ramer, and two grand-daughters, all of Merced; and his mother, Ann Maria Mollberg of Oslo, Norway. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Helen Parma. Memorial services will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. in the Unity Church in Merced. Interment will be in a family plot at Richland Springs, Texas. Arrangements are by Ivers and Alcorn Funeral Home of Merced.

Friends in Silver City received word Monday of the death in Dallas, Texas, of Herman Haase, 53, member of an auditing firm. He formerly resided at Tyrone where his father was an engineer of mining operations for the Phelps Dodge Corporation in the heyday of that model town. ‘Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Jackie Haase; two sisters, Mrs. Emma Baldridge, Grants, N. M., and Mrs. Katherine McLonan, Palisades, Calif., and a brother, Ernest Haase, Helena, Mont. Funeral services were held in Dallas, followed by cremation.

Haberman: Mrs. Bessie Haberman, 86, the mother of Mrs. Arthur L. Bach, died Monday at Hillcrest General Hospital. Mrs. Haberman, a long time resident of Bemidji, MN., had been in Silver City only three and a half months. Survivors of the deceased include two other daughters, Mrs. Frank Sachtleben of Minneapolis, MI, and Mrs. Wilbur Gordon of Willeston, ND.; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild; a brother, Roy Parsons of Beaumont, CA.; and a sister, Mrs. Albert Derr of Sacramento, CA. The Curtis Mortuary sent the remains to Bemidji, where funeral services were held in the McKee Mortuary chapel followed by burial.

Haby: Eugene G. Haby, 83, of Silver City entered eternal life Friday at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born Dec. 30, 1910, in Pearsall, Texas. He came to New Mexico in 1934 and played football for Coach Ray Brancheau in his first year as head coach at New Mexico Teachers College (now Western New Mexico University). He went to work for Chino Mines in 1937 and retired in 1975 as a maintenance superintendent. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Helen Bates Haby of the home, and three sisters and one brother, who all live in Texas. At his request, cremation has taken place at Mimbres Crematorium and a private memorial service will be held at a later date. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels and Mimbres Crematorium.

Haby: Helen Haby, 78, of Silver City passed away Saturday at her home. She was born June 5, 1916 in Carrizozo to Lester and Gertrude Bates. She grew up in Hurley and graduated from Hurley High School. After graduating from New Mexico State Teachers College, now Western New Mexico University, she taught primary education in Hurley until her retirement in 1974. She was a volunteer at Gila Regional Medical Center and was active in several local organizations. She was a member of the Copper Crest Country Club and the Alpine Country Club in Alpine, Ariz., where she and her husband had a home. She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Eugene G. Haby, who died in November of last year, and her sister, Ruth Clayton. Survivors include her sister, Virginia Shaw of Silver City, her brother, Bob Bates of Hurley, and five nieces and nephews. At her request, cremation has taken place with Mimbres Crematorium and a memorial service willbe held Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Rose Garden in Memory Lane with David Strain officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in her name to the American Cancer Society or the Gila Regional Medical Center Auxiliary. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels and Mimbres Crematorium.

Hackebil: Lillian Hackebil, 88, a resident of Deming, passed away Friday, Sept. 11, at Gila Regional Medical Center in Silver City. She was born in Old Glory, Texas, on April 23, 1904. She was a past noble grand of the Rebekahs, and was a longstanding member of the Methodist Church in Deming. She is survived by three daughters, Gaynell Upham of Deming, Joyce Webb of Byard and Nancy Reeves of Alamogordo. She was preceded in death by a son, Ray Hackebill, and her husband, Rheinard Hackebil. A memorial service was held Sunday at the Deming Methodist Church. Hastings Cremation was in charge of funeral arrangements.

Funeral services were held at the Cox Mortuary Chapel last Friday afternoon to Mrs. Gertrude Hackley Jensen. Mrs. Jensen died at the Hillcrest General Hospital last Wednesday after a brief illness. She was 41 years of age and lad served as the finance officer it the Ft. Bayard Veteran hospital for some time prior to her death. Funeral services were conducted at the chapel by the Rev. Earl Kettler of Hot Springs and burial ‘as in the Silver City cemetery. Pallbearers were fellow workers at the Ft. Bayard hospital. They included Linus P. Burke. L. P Horcasitas, Morris L. Kimmel. Lowell C Like. Ralph C. Moore and William Triviz. Survivors are a son, W,T’ Jensen, a sister Beulah Hackley, both of Silver City, a brother , Elwood Hackley Portland, Or.; her mother-in-law. Mrs. John Staple Waukegan, Ill.: an aunt. Mrs. Barr Williams, Portland: and three uncles. Arthur. Chris and Carl Stephanson all of Wisconsin.

Nathan E. Hackney, 58, died Monday morning at the Silver City General hospital after the car in which he was riding in with his wife and nine-year-old son was struck by another car and turned over, pinning Mr Hackney underneath it Sunday evening about 9:10 o'clock. The car which struck the Hackney's was driven by Miss Phyllis J. Stewart. Mrs. Hackney is in the hospital with a broken pelvis. Mr. and Mrs. Hackney were returning from St. Mary academy where they had picked up the boy and were proceeding east on 12th st. Mrs. Hackney, upon being questioned by police Chief Roy Kerr, said that she saw the car coming toward them from the south on West St. and remarked to her husband "I hope they stop". She said she did not know whether Mr. Hackney heard her or not, because almost immediately afterward, she said the Stewart car struck them. There is a stop sign on West St. at it's southern intersection. A coroners jury after hearing testimony in Justice of the Peace Andrew Haugland's court Monday afternoon, and careful inspection of the scene of the collision, failed to agree on the cause of death of Mr. Hackney. Four members said they believed Miss Stewart to be negligent and the other two said they could not place the blame on her. An autopsy was performed Wednesday in an effort to establish whether Mr. Hackney came to his death as a direct result of the accident. Physicians performing the autopsy remarked the death was caused by crushing internal injuries sustained in the collision. The Hackneys came to Silver city five years ago. Mr. Hackney was employed by the Kennecott copper Corp. Surviving Mr. Hackney are his wife, four daughters, Mrs. John Hardy of Silver City, Mrs. Russell Shafer of Ponca City Ok, Mrs. Jim Robinson of Memphis Tenn, and Mrs. Nancy Jane Hackney of Silver city; and three sons, Frank B. of Albuquerque, Mark of Ponca City Ok, and Lawrence of Silver City. Funeral services will be held this afternoon at 2 o'clock in the Cox mortuary Chapel with the Rev. David Holt officiating. Internment will be made in Ponca city Ok.

Clarence Henry Hagen, former manager of. the Hurley airport, died on his wlfe’s grave’ in Silver City cemetery last Friday morning from a self-Inflicted bullet wound. A coroner’s jury returned this verdict. Mr. Hagen’s death followed by three and a half months that of his wife, Mrs. Hazel Hagen, who also died from self-Inflicted bullet wounds last Nov. 17. Her suicide was attributed to Ill health. Mr. Hagen had often visited his wife’s grave, and had been despondent since the tragedy. He Is survived by two children who live -In Silver City, ‘his parents, who live In Douglas, Ariz., and three sisters. ‘Burial ‘services were conducted. from Cox Mortuary Sunday’ afternoon. He was buried by his. wife’s grave. The Rev. John L Carpenter, pastor, of First Methodist church, officiated. Pallbearers were LeRoy Caudill, William Critchly, Daniel Diaz, Hubert Loynd, L A. McConkle and Thurman E. Yates.

Funeral Services for Miss Jamie Lou Hagan were held in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel Friday afternoon at, 2:30 pm. with the Rev. Don Brent and the Rev. Jhon Wiley officiating with’ intenment following in Memory Lane Cemetery. ‘ The family requested that in lieu of flowers, contributions be made to your own church or favorite charity. Miss Hagan is survived by her parents Mr. and Mrs. James Hagan, one sister, Mrs. Jenny DeBusk and a grandmother, Mrs. Oleta Wallis: all ofSilver City. Casket bearers were Thayne Peters, Ray Shelton Roy Wllkinson, Richard Sloan, Rodney Chandler, and Harrison Bryant.

Death at 11pm Christmas day at SlIvir City Genéral hospital summoned Mrs. Lillian Hagon pioneer resident. She had been seriously ill for the past several weeks. Mrs. Hagen was the WIdOW of Dr Carl Hagan for many yearis one o1 the most prominent physicians and surgeons of. Silver city. He died some years ago. Surviving: are two daughters, MIss Emllië Hagen deputy county treasurer; Mrs. Add1e Williams La Grange, Ill,; and a son, Carl Hagan, employed by a construction company in Persia. Funeral services are pending at the Cox Mortuary and will be announced later.

Funeral services for William Ernest Hagan, 68 year old retired boilermaker foreman for Kennecott Copper Corp. Chino Mines Division at Hurley, were held in the Curtis Mortuary Chapel on Tuesday, with Preston Winchell of the Bayard Church of Christ officiating. Burial was made in Ft Bayard Veterans Cemetery. Mr. Hagan, who died Friday morning in the Ft. Bayard State Hospital, was a veteran of World War I. He is survived by his wife, Chloe, of Hurley; two Sons, Edward, of Hamilton, Tex., and Winfred, of Lakewood, Calif., two daughters,. Mrs. I. N. Miles of Roswell and Mrs. W. H. Nalty of Thoreau; 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild; two brothers, Clarence Hagan of Douglas, Ariz., and Bernard of Belton, Tex.; and a sister, Mrs Benita Loynd of lnglewood, Calif.

Hagan: Chloe V. Hagan, 80, passed away Thursday, Feb. 21 in Carlsbad, New Mexico. Mrs. Hagan was born in Goldthwaite, Texas and had been a life long resident of Grant County where she was a member of the Church of Christ in Bayard. She is survived by her daughter, Barbara June Nalty of Thoreau, New Mexico, a son, William Edward Hagan of Hamilton, Texas, two sisters, (Sallye) Viola Hudson of Port Ludlow, Washington, Edith Whitt of Goldthwaite, Texas, a brother Hugh A. Stack of Bakersfield, Missouri, ten grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Hagan, a daughter Mary Francis Miles and a son Winfred Hagan. Funeral services wereheld Tuesday, February 26 at the Curtis-Bright Chapel with Mr. Kenneth Evans officiating. Interment followed in Ft. Bayard National Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Clyde Isbell, Leroy Cooper, W.C. Holland, Tom Lottritz, Hoyt Ford and Bobby Freeburg. Honorary pallbearers were W.E. Nalty, Cyril Nalty, JodyNalty, Marty Mize and Richard S. Hagan. The family asks that donations in Mrs. Hagan's name be made to the American Cancer Society or the Childrens Home in Portales, N.M.

Hagan: Funeral services for James B. Hagan, 47, who died Tuesday were held at the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel Friday at 2:30 p.m. with the Rev. Donald Brent officiating. Interment followed at Memory Lane Cemetery. Pallbearers were Bud Webster, Ralph Burris, John Fowler, Floyed Fowler, Ronald Smith and Robert Bates. The family requests any memorial donations be made to a favorite church or charity.

HAGEN: Addie Margaret Harper Hagen, 88, passed away Monday, Jan. 26. She was born Jan. 13, 1910, in St. Louis to Addison Harper and Maude Margaret McCoud. She came to New Mexico in 1936. In October 1936, she married Eugene Russell Hagen. They~ resided at Elephant Butte until 1969. He was retired from the United States Bureau of Reclamation. She was preceded in death by her husband, in July 1970. She spent several years with her sister, Helen Bradley, in North Ilollywod, Calif. At the time of her death, she was with her son, Russell Hagen, in Silver City. Graveside services will be held Thursday at noon in Truth or Consequences. Pastor Thomas A. Perez Sr. of Cedar Hills Tabernacle will officiate. She is survived by her son, Russell Hagen, and his wife, Cecilia, of Silver City; her grandchildren, Michelle Chicas and family of Silver City, Eugene R. Hagen and family of Deming. and Kimberely Hernandez and family of Phoenix; and seven great-grandchildren.

lMrs. C. H. Hagen, 29, died of a self-inflicted bullet wound at her home here about 10:30 Monday morning, according to the verdict of a coroner’s jury Mon. day afternoon. She was said to be in bad hea1th for some time.. She is survived by her husband and two children. Funeral services were held at 4 p. m. yesterday from the Cox Mortuary Chapel. Rev. Wilson L. Akins officiated and burial was in the city cemetery.

Word was received by the W. E. Hagan family of Hurley of the death of Mrs. Lena Hagan of Douglas, Ariz., Sunday following a prolonged illness. Formerly a resident of Hurley, Mrs. Hagen is survived by her husband Clarence I Hagen of Douglas; a son, Charles Hagan Of San Manuel, Ariz.; three daughters, Mrs. Inez Critchley of Tucson, Az.; Mrs. Margaret Guthrey of Phoenix, Arlz.; and Mr,. Lillian Guthrey of Memphis Tenn.; several grandchildren and great grandchildren. Funeral services and burial took place in Douglas ,

Haggerson; Funeral services were held at 11 A.M. Tuesday at theHoly Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley for George Edward Haggerson, two years old who passed away Sunday at the family home. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. N.L,Haggerson, Jr. The rites were conducted by the Rev. Fr. Ramon Estivill. Burial took, place in the Silver City cemetery under the direction of the Cox Mortuary.

Death in the Santa Fe Railway hospital at Albuquerque last Thursday claimed John Neal Haines, 46, engineer, formerly a resident of Bavard. In recent years he had a run out of Ri ncon Mr. Haines was born at San Marcial April 19, 1900.

Haines: Mrs. Vina Haines, 54, of Hatch died Monday in El Paso. Funeral services were held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the Cox Mortuary chapel, the Rev. Harold E. Johnson conducting yhe rites. Burial took place in the Silver City cemetery. Mrs. Hanies was a member of the Methodist Church, the REbecca Lodge, the ESA Sorority and the Women's Auxilliary of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Fireman and Engineers. She wasthe widow of the late John Neel Haines, Santa Fe Railroad engineer, who died in 1947. She is survivied by two daughters,Mrs. Charles C. McVaugh and Mrs.Gerry Hamilton, both of El Paso;two sisters,Mrs. Nettie Brownfieldof El Paso and Mrs. Ola Franklin of Artesia N.M.; four brothers, O.E. Van Winkle, Hope N.M.; E.O.Van Winkle,Truth or Consequences,and Audie Van Winkle, Meeker, Colo.; one uncle Edgar Watts of Roswell and five grandchildren.

Haines: Mrs. Vina Lee Haines, 54, of Hatch, died Monday in El Paso. Funeral services were held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the Cox Mortuary chapel, the Rev. Harold E. Johnson conducting the rites. Burial took place in the Silver City cemetery. Mrs. Haines was a member of the Methodist Church, the Rebecca Lodge, the ESA Sorority and the Women's Auxiliary of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Engineers. She was the widow of the late John Neel Haines, Santa Fe Railroad engineer, who died in 1947. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Charles C. McVaugh and Mrs.Gerry Hamilton, both of El Paso; two sisters, Mrs. Nettie Brownfield of El Paso and Mrs. Ola Franklin of Artesia, N.M.; fourbrothers, O.E. Van Winkle, Hope, N.M.; E.O. Van Winkle, Walco, Okla.; Verble Van Winkle, Truth or Consequences, and Audie Van Winkle, Meeker, Colo.; one uncle, Edgar Watts of Roswell; and fivegrandchildren.

Hair: Lucille Jane McMillen Hair, 59, passed away Saturday in Cincinnati. She was born Sept 1, 1932, in Silver City, the daughter of John T. and Lucy McCauley McMillen, lifelong Grant County residents. She graduated from high school in Silver City, and later from All Saints Junior College in Vicksburg, Miss., and Mount Royal College in Kentucky. She was employed with Job Corps in Cincinnati as a teacher when she died. She is survived by her children, John E. Hair and family of Mesquite, Texas, Lucy Marie Hair and family of Livermore, Calif., Ann Birkenhouer and family of Newport, Ky., Lt. Tom Hair and wife of Germany and Ruth McDaniel, Daniel and Paul Hair of Cincinnati. She is alsosurvived by brothers J.T. McMillen of Rosanky, Texas, and Roger McMillen of Beaverhead, N.M. and sisters Mable Frary of La Luz, N.M. and Daneen Shelley of Gila. Memorial services will be held at Grace Episcopal Church in Cincinnati. Interment will take place at Gila Mesa Cemetery on Saturday, Feb. 8, at 2 p.m. Memorial gifts may be made to the Lucy M. McMillen Scholarship at Western New Mexico University.

Hale: Margaret Hale, 86, a lifetime resident of Grant County, entered eternal rest Saturday morning at her home. She was born Aug. 9, 1904, at the original HW ranch at Camp Fleming in the Mangus Valley. She was a member of a pioneer ranching family. Graveside funeral services will be held Tuesday morning at 10 in the Cliff Mesa Cemetery with the Rev. David Goble officiating. Survivors include two sons, Lee Horace Rice of Oracle, Calif., and William Bates Kirkland of Roswell; a daughter, Cassie June Garber of San Diego; and a brother, Denton Dell Hooker of Fort Bayard. She is also survived by 19 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren, and seven great-great-grandchildren. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest funeral Chapel.

Hale: Funeral services for Willard Hale were held Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 at the Cox Mortuary chapel. Mr. Hale, 51, died Friday. He had been a resident of Silver City for the past seven years and was employed in the brick department of Kennecott Copper Corp. He is survived by his wife; four sons, John, Ray, Gene and James McDowell; three daughters, Mrs. Audean Grerson, Mrs. E.C. Hand and Mrs. June Helvin; five brothers, Will, Price, James, Hardy and Maybrow; two sisters, Mrs. Syble Terry and Mrs. Jewell Goodwin and eleven grandchildren. Services were in charge of Juniper Lodge 13, Silver City and Bayard Lodge 18 of the Order of Odd Fellows. Burial was in the Silver City cemetery.

HALE: Janice S. Hale, 84, passed away Friday at her residence in Centerfield, Va. She lived in Grant County from 1927 through 1957. She was employed in the Grant County and Sierra County school systems as a teacher. She is survived by her daughter, Clara L. ` Solesbee of Centerfie1d; a brother, Robert L. Stephens of Lake Ridge, .Va.; a granddaughter, Holly E. Solesbee of Fort Worth, Texas; and a great-grandson, .James D Solesbee, of Centerfied. Services will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Memory Lane Cemetery, with Bishop Jerry McDonald officiating. Family members selected Curtis.Bright/Lordsburg Funeral Homes to serve them.

Joseph Samuel Hales. 58, passed way at Hillcrest Hospital Friday, Dec 10. Mr. Hales was a native of Texas and had resided in Grant County for the past 22 years. He was a member of the Santa Rita Masonic Lodge #44 AF & AM. Mr. Hales is survived by his wife Mrs. Lena Hales of Bayard; a son Dougan Hales of Las Cruces; a daughter Mrs. Beth Kartchner of Bayard and two grandchildren. Survivors also include a brother Jack Hales of Duncan. Az. and six sisters. Mrs. Betty Patterson of Baddet. Minn.; Mrs. Nina Legge of Morenci, Az.; Mrs. Aggie Perkins of Salt Lake City Utah; Mrs. Eula Estes of Globe. Az.; and Mrs. Pearl Jones of Morenci. Az. Funeral services were held December 14. at the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel with Bishop Thomas Shelley of the Church of Jesus-Christ of Latter-Day Saints officiating. Interment followed at the Masonic Cemetery with the Santa Rita Masonic Lodge #44 AF & AM conducting graveside services. Serving as pallbearers were Bob Hales. Steve Legge. Harry Legge. Mike Legge. Donald Dodson and George Dodson. The family has requested that donations may be made to your favorite charity.

Hales: Lena Hales, 68, a resident of Bayard, entered life eternallate Sunday night at Gila Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are pending. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

HALL: Bessie V. hall, 90, of Carlsbad died Friday, Jan. 2, at Landsun Homes Inc. Health Services Center. She was born Nov. 11, 1907, in Superior, Neb., to John, G. Williams and Grace Pearl Verbeck. Mrs. Hall was a former resident of California, Oregon, Florida, Deming and Tyrone. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Survivors include one daughter, Emily Evelyn Klingenberger Varah of Milwaukie, Ore.; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, James C. Hall, in December 1983. Services were officiated by the Rev. Phillip Royal on Jan. 7 at the Land-sun Homes Chapel. Music and song were provided by Barbara Chester. Cremation services were performed by Sunset Gardens of Carlsbad. Burial will be at Mountain View Cemetery in Deming. Memorials may be made to Landsun Homes Caring Hands Fund, 2002 Westridge Road, Carlsbad NM 88220.

Death from a heart attack last Saturday morning claimed Harry T Hall 77 at the home of Mrs Ada T Todd. Born in Ohio Mr Hall had lived in New Mexico for the last 50 years for many years he owned a newsstand in Deming. He moved to Silver city several years ago purchasing a small orchard at Pinos altos. Funeral rites were held Tuesday morning at the Hinman mortuary chapel the Rev David E Holt rector of the church of the Good Shepard conducting the services.

Hoseo. Dean Hall, 90; died at White mountain communities hospital Aug. 15, 1983 , in ‘Springerville,.’Ariz. Funeral services were Friday, Aug. 19 at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of’ Quemado. Hall is survived by his wife, Sara Lowe Hall; three sons, Adrian Hall of California, Gordo0 Hall of Tempe, Ariz. and Leon Hall of Grants, N.M.; two daughters, Fern Gold of Las Cruces and Gertrude Erion of Missouri; one Sister1 Hatti-Ne1son of Bell City, Okla,; 20 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren, He was’ preceded in death by one daughter, Violet. Hall was born in Wolf City, Texas Nov 16,, 1892. He attended school in Texas and was a farmer in OkIahoma. He married in San Lorenzo Tex Nov 9 1924 and was marriewd for 59 years. He moved to New Mexico in 1934 in two covered wagons and originally began farming in the state about 1949 when he switched to ranching the Quemado area. Hall lived 10 years in House, N.M. and worked for W.P.A. At the time of hi death he was retired and living in Quemado. Hall had joined the First Baptist Churh in Quemado in 1947. Services areunder Ihr direction of Jewes mortuary, Springerville Ariz.

HALL: James Matthew Hall, 72, who had lived in Grant Conty since he was born, died today.

Word was received by Mrs Laura Fooshee, Hurley, of the death in Shreveport LA on Feb. 15 of L. Edwin Hall. former resident of Hurley. Mr Hall and his late wife, the former Maxine Fooshee, moved from Hurley to Shreveport when the Kennerrtt operations were down in 1934 Mr. Hall is survived by a sister in Louisiana. and a brother, Carl, of Yuma, Arizona.

Word was received by Mrs Laura Fooshee, Hurley, of the death in Shreveport, Louisiana on February 15 of L. Edwin Hall, former resident of Hurley. Mr Hall and his late wife, the former Maxine Fooshee, moved from Hurley to Shreveport when the Kennecott operations were closed down in 1934. Mr. Hall is survived by a sister in Louisiana, and a brother, Carl, of Yuma, Arizona.

Mrs. Rose E. Hall, of Bayard, was in Truth or Consequences the past week, where she attended the funeral services of her brother, George K. Walker, 68, a resident there for 36 years. He was a graduate of New Mexico University. Survivors are his widow, Mrs. Winifred Walker; three sons and two daughters.

Hall: Andy C. Hall, Sr., age 89, resident of 820 W. Hemlock passed away at St. Joseph's Hospital in El Paso Thursday evening February 1st. He was born August 13, 1889 in San Saba, Texas and had been a Deming resident for the past 65 years where he was a businessman for many years. He married his wife, Blanche in 1928 in Silver City and celebrated their Golden aniversary last October. Mr. Hall was a member of the Copper and Elm Church of Christ. Funeral services were at 10 a.m., Monday, February 5 at Wheeler Mortuary Chapel. Burial followed at Mountain View Cemetery. He is survived by his wife, Blanche Hall, at the home. Daughters: Mrs. Wayne (Hazel) Kemper, Colorado Springs, Colorado;Mrs. Leonard (Gaily) Self, Van Horn; Mrs. Morris (Elva) O'Bryant,Delray Beach, Florida; Mrs. Frank (Brylla) Benecke, Concord, Calif.; Charlene Lynch, Denver, Colorado; Mrs. Jerald (Wilma) Hays, Hatchita. Sons: Andy Hall, Jr., Deming; Orlo Hall, Flagstaff, Arizona. One brother survives: Robert Hall of Flagstaff, Arizona; two sisters, Mrs. Ruby Taylor and Mrs. Ollie Crow, both of Scottsdale, Ariz.; 24 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren.

Hall: Private funeral services have been held for Francis Eugene Hall, 76, a resident of Lithia, Fla. He died Sept. 28 in Lithia and was a native of Welcome, Fla. He moved to Lithia five years ago after living in Silver City for 37 years. He was an owner-operator of a grocery store; was a Navy veteran of World Warll; was a member of the Disabaled American Veterans and the American Legion of Brandon, Fla.; and was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Silver City. He is survived by his wife, Vashti Hall of Lithia; one daughter, Rita Jean Hall of Phoenix, Ariz.; one son, Larry Hall, of Elizabeth, Colo.; one sister, Velma Jean Holland of Lithia; three brothers, Wilson A. Hall of Zolfo Springs, Fla., Rufus Hall of Lithia, and Donald Hallof Tampa, Fla., and four grandchildren, Kip, Keith and Kevin Hall,all of Elizabeth, and Kyle Hall of Phoenix. In lieu of flowers thefamily requests friends make donations to their favorite charity or church.

Hall: John Robert Hall, 43, passed away Wed. in Albuquerque. Mr. Hall was a native of Ashville, N.C., and had resided in Grant County since 1959. He is survived by his wife, Jenny, a son Wesley of Central and a sister, Mrs. Peggy Reese of Silver City. Funeral services were 2 p.m. Friday, March 31 in the Curtis-BrightFuneral Chapel with Pastor Dick Ross of the First Baptist Church of Silver City officiating. Burial followed in Ft. Bayard National Cemetery.

HALL: Mrs. Lylah Glen Hall passed away at her home in Lordsburg last week after an extended illness. She was the wife of James Hall, who is with the Department of Game and Fish. Mr. Hall was stationed at T or C for many years and moved to Lordsburg about three years ago. He is a frequent visitor in Silver City where hehas many friends.

Hall: Odessa Skaggs Hall, 89, died January 11, at Hillcrest General Hospital. Mrs. Hall was born in Richland Springs, Texas and had lived in the Grant County area since 1949. She was a member of the First Christian Church of Richland Springs. A past president of the Gold Star Mothers of which she was a member for many years and Past Worthy Matron of the Order of Eastern Star. Mrs. Hall is survived by her daughter, Amy Ellen Haaland of Merced, Calif., and her grandaughter, Amy Anne Rakes of Silver City. She was predeeded in death by her husband, James Hall and her son James Ray who died in the Phillipines in 1942. Funeral services were held Monday, January 14, in the Curtis-Bright Chapelwith Reverend Bill Foster and the Silver City Chapter of the Orderof The Eastern Star officiating. Interment was in Richland Springs, Texas, where she was born. Serving as honorary pallbearers were Charles Evins, Kenneth Nicholson, CharlesJohnson, Lewis Selders, W.L. Force and George Serna.

HALL: Burney Hall Jr.,70, •a lifelong Deining area resident, died Friday at Columbia Medical Center West in El Paso, Texas. Graveside funeral services will be held Saturday morning at 11 at Mountain View Cemetery in Deming with the Rev. Charles Graff officiating. He was born June 25, 1925, in Hurley to Burncy Hall Sr. and Willie Ruth Thorpe Hall. he attended Deming High School and worked for Mountain States Telephone CO. until his retiteinent.. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Survivors include five sons, Gary Hall of El Paso, Burney Kirk Hall of California, and David, Kevin and Kcmper Hall, all of Anthony; two daughters, Janclia Welch of Victorville, Calif., and Burna Demarest of Austin, Texas; a brother, Charles Hall of El Paso; a sister, Joy Seday of Silver City; and nine grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Clover Hall. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels of Deming and Baca's Mimbres Crematory.

HALLOCK: Almon "Joe" Hallock, 67, a longtime Deming resident, died Saturday at his home. Visitation will be held Thesday afternoon from 4-6 at Baca's Funeral Chapels in Denting. Funeral services will be held Wednesday morning at II at Baca's with Bryan Pordier officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. He was born June 24, 1921. in Beaver, Pa, to A]mon Joseph Hallock and Marie Foster Hallock. Prior So moving to Deming 12 years ago, he was a teacher at the elementary and junior high level in San Thego. where be was active in church softball leagues and the church choir. After retiring to Deming, Mr. Hallock continued his interests and was a strong supporter of Western New Mexico University and it's baseball team. In Deming he coached the Enforcer's slow¬ pitch softball team and became known as "Coach." He was considered a master gardener with several placements at the county fair. He operated a National Weather Service station in Derning. Mr. Hallock was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during World II and was a member of the Denting Hannoneers and the California Retired Teachers Association. He is survived by his wife, Fayc, of the home; one daughter, Lora Hallock-Perez of Denting; one sister, Marietta Kennedy of West Jefferson, Gino; two grandsons. Philip Joseph Perez and Anthony James Perez of Deming; seven nephews, Jell Kennedy of Columbus, Ohio, Bob Kennedy of Gobles, Mich., Ron West of Chesterland, Ohio, Hal West of Bradenton Fin., Ron and Gerald Harrington of Deming, and Les Barrington of Roswefl; and three nieces, Jeannie Ball ot West Jefferson, Ann Matthews of Sebastian, FIa., and Sharon Smyer of Deming. He was preceded in death by his son, Almon Joseph Hallock 111. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels of Deming.

Lola Hamilton, died Tuesday in Memorial General Hospital in Las Cruces. She was born April 12, 1903 in Waxahchje, Texas. She was a member of the Baptist Church. Survivors included one daughter, Mildred Bellamy of Tucson; three sons;, Clyde L. Hamilton of San Jose, Calif.; William G. Hamilton of Tonapah, Nev. and Robert J. Hamilton of Bayard, NM; one sister, Ivy McNair of Texarkana, Texas; one brother, Lester McKinney of El Paso, Texas; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren arid two great great grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Billy Miller at Curtis-Bright Funeral Home Chapel with interment at Memory Lane cemetery. Pallbearers were Don Rogers, Bill Brannon, David Lambert, Mike Mutcher, Charles Sterns and Gene Duncan. Honorary pallbearers were Charles Drake and Charles Ohlweiler, Arrangements were by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting memorials be made to the Masonic charities in care of the Grand Lodge of N.M., A.F. & A.M. Arrangements by the Wheeler Mortuary.

Hamilton; Annie Mae Hamilton, 95, died Tuesday at the Mimbres Nursing Home. She was born Dec. 28, 1888 in Adairville, Kentucky and had moved to Deming Dec. 28, 1926 from San Simon, Az. She taught school from 1909-1919 in the Territory of New Mexico and was a member of the First United Methodish Church, Phythian Sisters, Deming Rebekah Lodge No. 16 and Sunshine Chatter. Funeral services were held March 24 at Baca's Wheeler Mortuary Chapel with Rev. Jeffrey A. Symonds, pastor of the First United Methodist Church officiating. Burial followed at Mountain View Cemetery. Mrs. Hamilton is survived by two sons; Charles H. Hamilton of Katy, Tx and Thomas B. Hamilton of Phoenix, Az; three daughters, Mary Kathryn Imobersteg of Schenectady, NY, Billie H. White of Annadale, Va and Martha Sue Hestand of Wilcox, Az; 13 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; two nieces and two nephews. Pallbearers were Pege Clary, Floyd Bethel, Allan Hestand, Bob Miller, Aubrey Dunaway and Kyle Lyselka. Arrangements by Baca's Wheeler Mortuary.

Charles F. Hamilton, 66, of bayard, a resident of Grant County for the past 28 years, died Monday at Hillcrest General Hospital. He retired in 1963 a locomotive engineer for the Chino Mines Division of Kennecott Copper Corporation Survivors are his widow, Mrs. Lola Hamilton; two daughters, Mrs. Mildred Bellamy of Central and Mrs. Ruth Cox of Bayard; three sons, Clyde Hamilton of Huston, Tex,, Bill Hamilton of Silver City, and Jim Hamilton of bayard; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; three brothers, Ollie Hamilton of Odessa, Tex., Ernest Hamilton of Marfa, Tex., and Elmer Hamilton of Lubbock, Tex.; and one sister, Mrs. Letha Bannister of Plainview, Tex. The Rev. James Wayne, pastor of the First Methodist Church of Silver City, conducted the funeral service at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Curtis Mortuary. Burial was in Memory Lane Cemetery.

Hamilton: Melba Faye Hamilton, 69, entered eternal rest Sunday ather home after a valiant battle with cancer. She was born Nov. 29, 1924, in Denver, to Edward Arthur and Myrl Olga (Thornburg) Spitzbart. She completed her nurse's training in Los Angeles in 1945. She did volunteer work in the Navy; was a Gril Scout and Boy Scout, Blue Bird Leader; was president of the Parent-Teacher Association; was director of nursing at Chruchill County Hospital in Fallon, Nev. She retired from the Hospital to become county commissioner in 1982 and served in the capacity until f1986. She was the state delegate to he Republican National Convention and helped her daughter operate an auction company in Reno, Nev. She is survived by her high school sweetheart and husband of four years, James Hamilton of the home; her sons, Walter Whitmore Alldredge III and his wife, Yevonne, of Santa Rosa, Calif., and Michael Merle Alldredge and his wife, Ellen, of Allen, Texas ; her daughter, Donna Lee Fitzgerald of Phoenix; and her mother, Myrl Olga Spitzbart, her sister Donna Mae Beardslee, and her husband, Owen, of Fallon, Nev. She is also survived by four grandchildren,Jennifer, megan, Colin, and Morgan Alldredge. The family requested cremation. A memorial serivce will be held at 1:30 p.m.Saturday at Baca's Funeral Chapels. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to the Gila Regional Hospice or a favorite charity. Entrusted to the Mimbres Crematorium and Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Hamilton; Michael Glen Hamilton, 23, died April 25 in Silver City. Mr. Hamiton was born April 8, 1961 in Silver City, the son of William G. and Annette Ingram Hamilton. He was a member of the First Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Jeanette Grieve Hamilton of Silver City; a son, Brian Glen: his parents, WIlliam G. and Annette I. Hamilton of Tonopah, Nev.; his maternal grandmother, Margaret Ingram of Silver City; a brother, William Gregory Hamilton; his uncles, Richard Ingram of Silver City, Jim Hamilton if Bayard and Clyde Hamilton of San Jose, Calif. and an aunt, Mildred Bellamy of Tucson, Ariz. Funeral services were held April 28 at the Curtis-Bright Chapel with Rev. Don Wiley of the First Baptist Church officiating. Interment followed at Memory Lane Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Robert Armijo, Steve Baker, Freddy Hernandez, David Dunagan, Fisher Longwell and Bob Ball. Arrangements by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Hamilton: Ross Hamilton, 73, well known pioneer rancher of the Mimbres area, where he had lived for the past 50 years, died Monday at the Fort Bayard Veterans Hospital where he had been a patient since April. He was a World War I veteran. Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Viola Hamilton; a son, Walter Hamilton and two grandchildren. Funeral services are to be held today (Thursday) at 2 p.m. at the Curtis Mortuary chapel, the Rev. Harold E. Johnson, pastor of the Community Church at Santa Rita, conducting the rites. Burial will take place in Mountain View Cemetery at Deming. Officers and members of the Mimbres Lodge of Masons will conduct ritualistic services at the grave. Interment will be with full military honors.

Hamilton: Willie C. Hamilton, 46, employed for some years by the Parrish Tire Store on North Pope St., died at his home in Silver City Monday night of a heart attack which came without warning. Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Dora May Cooper Hamilton; a son, Willie, Jr.; daughter, Denise; brother, Alonzo H. Hamilton, serving in the U.S. Navy; and a sister, Mrs. Gertrude Clark, Detroit, Michigan. Funeral arrangements are pending at Cox Mortuary.

Hamilton: Willie C. Hamilton Jr., 39, entered into rest Sunday in El Paso, Texas, where he had resided since 1990. He was born Aug. 29, 1954, in Silver City. Mr. Hamilton was a car salesman and Protestant by faith. At the time of his death, he was in the process of returning to Silver City and was to be employed by Rollie's Auto Exchange and Maintenance. As a young man, he played in all the divisions of Little League baseball. He was a Boy Scout and a member of the Order of the Arrow. He graduated from Silver High School in 1972 and attended Western New Mexico University. While in high school and college, he excelled in baseball and basketball, receiving many trophies and awards, includin the Sterling Award. While attending Western New Mexico University, he was a member of the Mustang team during its glory years when the Mustangs went to Kansas City and played for the national championship. While in college, he was employed by Busby Motors and Chino Mines. Mr. Hamilton was also part owner of YuccaFord from 1986-89 and was past president of the Silver City Jaycees. He was an avid outdoorsman, and active in community fund-raising activities and sporting events. Survivors include his wife, Matilde Flores Hamilton of El Paso; a daughter, Kristen Renee Hamilton, also of El Paso; his mother, Dora Mae Hamilton of Silver Cty; a sister, Denise Hamilton, and her husband, Willie J. Hamilton Jr. of Silver City; an uncle, Charles R. Shaw of Silver City; an aunt, Olivia "Dollie" Shaw of Silver City; and many nieces and nephews. Calling hours are from 1-6 p.m. today at Baca's Funeral Chapels, where the funeral service will be held Friday at 2 p.m., with Al Botts officiating. Interment will follow at Memory Lane Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Willie J. Hamilton Jr., Arthur Hodges, Willie Flowers, Randall McCain, Jack Howell, Ed Encinas, and Felix Ortega. Honorary bearers will be David Brandt, Michael O. Shaw, David R. Shaw, Travis Stevenson, Willie Adams, Rocky Vendrely, Ramon Montes, Richard Drangmeister, Bill Colby and many other friends. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be directed in his honor to the Silver City Little League Association, P.O. Box 1471, Silver City, N.M. 88062. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels of Silver City.

HAMILTON: Dora Mae Hamilton, 68, a lifelongi resident of Silver City, entered eternal rest at Fort Bayard Medical Center on Saturday after a prolonged illness. She was born Aug. 5, 1928, in Silver City to Samuel and Etha Cooper. She married Willie C. Hamilton in l946 To this union two children Willie C. Hamilton II and Denise Hamilton, were born. She is survived by her daughter, Denise Hamilton and her husband, Willie Hamilton, of Moregici, Ariz and her children, Jeremy and James; her sister, Oily T. Shaw of Silver City; two nephews, Michael Shaw of Albuquerque, and David Shaw and his wife, Paula, of Thatcher, Ariz.; her brother-in-law, Charles Shaw of Siver City; and a daughter-in law, Matilda Flores Hamilton of Silver City, and her daughter, Kristen Rence. She was preceded in death by her parents, Samuel and Ethel Cooper; in 1932 and 1963 respectivcly. her husbanci Willie C Hamjfton, in 1960, her son, Willie C. Hamilton Jr, in 1994; and hcr brother Samuel C. Cooper Jr., in 1956. Calling hours for Mrs. Hamilton were held Monday at Baca's Funeral Chapels. The funeral service was to be held today at 2 p.m. at Baca's with Mr. Al Boits officiafing. Concluding services and burial were to follow at Memory Lane Cemecry with Lennial Rambo presiding. Serving as casket bearers were Larry Crotts, Jimmy Jones, Tommy Rios jr., Randalc McCajn, Jeff Iryan and Raul Turrieta. Fonorary bearers were Michail and David Shaw, Severo Maidonado, Jeptha Carter, JJ. Marrufo, Lennjaj Rambo, Edward Gonzales, Ralph Dominguez, Placujo Dominguez, James Chavez Willie Adams. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Homes.

William J Hamlett has been advised by the Mercantile Trust Co. of St. Louis, Mo., of the recent death at Collinsvllle Ill. of Harry M McQuigg, who two years ago carried on mining operations on Mineral Creek and in Cooney Canyon in the MogolIon Mining District. During the time he was here, Mr. McQuigg made his headquarters at the Murry Hotel.

Hamlett: Mrs. Merna (Peggy) Hamlett, 74, a county resident for 47years, died Tuesday at her home in Silver City. She was a native of Norristown, Pa., a registered nurse, and a veteran of World War I. Mrs. Hamlett served as a nurse at the hospital in Santa Rita and later as a nurse at the (then) Veterans Administration Hospital at Fort Bayard. She also served as a nurse at the old Silver City Hospital. She was a diligent worker for the ChristianScience Society and a member of the Mother Church in Boston, Mass.Funeral services were conducted by the Christian Schence Society at 4 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of the Curtis Mortuary with cremation following. Survivors include Mrs. Hamlett's husband, William J. (Oxy Bill) Hamlett of Silver City; two stepsons, Lloyd Hamlett of San Manuel, Ariz., and John Hamlett of San Francisco and a brother, Howard Hallman of Florida.

Hamlett: Funeral services for W.J. (Oxy Bill) Hamlett, 88, who died last Wednesday evening were held Saturday at the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel with the Santa Rita Masonic Lodge No.44 conducting services. Cremation followed in Albuquerque. Mr. Hamlett was a native of Kansas City, Mo., and had lived in Silver City for the past 40 years. He was preceeded in death by his wifePeggy in 1969. Mr. Hamlett moved to Santa Rita and worked for theChino Copper Company. He later moved to Silver City and set up his own business, the Hamlett Welding shop. He owned and operatedthe firm until 1971 when he retired at the age of 84 years. He issurvived by three sons, Loyd of San Manuel, Ariz., William of Kinwood, Kan., and John of French Gulf, Calif., 13 grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Hamm: Dr. Leslie T. Hamm, 78, of Silver City entered life eternalearly Thursday morning in Hacienda de Salud nursing home. He was born Nov. 4, 1912, in Perry, Okla., and had been a Grant County resident since 1965. Dr. Hamm was a member of the Silver City First United Methodist Church. He was a charter member of the Grant County Rolling Stones and a veteran of World War II. Dr.Hamm was a graduate of Oklahoma University and Creighton Medical School. He joined Watts Clinic in 1965, where he practiced for several years before moving his practice to Med Square Clinic. He retired in 1980. Graveside funeral services will be held Monday morning at 10 in Memory Lane Cemetery with the Rev. Robert Bellows officiating. No visitation is scheduled. Survivors include a daughter, Leslie Maddox of Lawton, Okla.; two sons, Tom Hamm of Safford, Ariz., and Jim Hamm of Portland, Ore.; five grandchildren, Cathy, Debra and Mike, of Lawton, and Nick andVeronica, of Safford; and a great-grandson, Jake, of Lawton. He was preceded in death by his wife, Alice Hamm, in 1979. Casket bearers will be Dr. Herman Bender, Dr. Clarence Cobb, Dick Goldsmith, Marvin Ellis, Matthew Gaska and Donald Alexander. Honorary bearers will be Dr. Shelby King and Dr. Roy Wille. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Gila Regional Medical Center Hospice Program or the American Cancer Society. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Hamm: Otis L. Hamm, 81, died last Thursday morning in Hillcrest Hospital following a brief illness. Mr. Hamm was the father of Dr.Leslie T. Hamm of Silver City and had resided hare for the past three years. He is survived by one son, Dr. Hamm; one grandson, two granddaughters and three great-grandchildren. Funeral services for Mr. Hamm were Held in the Guardian Chapel in Oklahoma City Monday with the interment following in the Grace Hill Cemetery in Perry, Okla. The Curtis-Bright Funeral home was in charge of the arrangements.

Hammack: Elizabeth Murray Hammack, 76, a 45-year resident of Silver City, died June 30. She was born March 2, 1914, in Toronto, Canada. Mrs. Hammack was deputy county treasurer for 18 years. She was a member of the Episcopal Church. Private services were held in the Fort Bayard National Cemetery with the Rev. C. M. Henderson officiating. She is survived by a niece, Jean Nichols of Mission Viejo, Calif., and other nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Hammack, Nov. 27, 1988. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Hammack: Harold "Hal" Estes Hammack, a 50-year resident of Silver City, passed away at his home Sunday. Mr. Hammack was born Sept. 23, l909, in Glenwood, Iowa. His family moved to California in l923. He was a graduate of the University of Southern California, was a member of the University of Southern California football team, playing twice in the Rose Bowl, and was an inductee into the Rose Bowl Hall of Fame. He was a Navy verteran of World War II. He served as a Silver City councilor for four years and as moyor for one year. A member of the Silver City Elks Lodge, Mr. Hammack is survived by his wife, Betty; a brother, Caloway of Long Beach, Calif.; a sister, Dorothy, of Palos Verdes, Calif.; and numerous nieces and nephews. Private burial will be in the Fort Bayard National Cemetery with the Rev. Clifton M. Henderson officiating. Entrusted to Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

HAMMAN: Jessie B. Ham-man, 94, a longtime resident of Santa Clara, entered eternal life Sunday. She was born to Thomas D: and Arvada Burton on July 30, 1902, in Mountainv1ew, OkIa. She was a past president of the Rebekahs Club for New Mexico, and was a member of the Church of Christ. Surviveing relatives include a daughter, Fannye Mae Potts of Albuquerque; four grandchildren, Jacque Dannelley of Silver City, Arlie E. Bowen of Havana, Fla., James Henry Bowen of Albuquerque and Wayne L. Potts pf Los Lunas; seven great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. The funeral liturgy was celebrated Wednesday at 2 in the afternoon at Baca’s Funeral Chapels. Officiating will be Grady Littleton. Interment will follow at Memory Lane Cemetery in Silvet City. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels.

HAMMER: Donald Stacy Hammer, 72, a resident ( Silver City for the last (‘iv years, entered eternal rc~ Friday. He was born Jan. 2~ 1925, to Stacy L. and Dorothea R. Hammer. H was a World War II veteran a retired personnel directo, for the state of Arizona and 32nd Degree Mason. Survivors include his wife, Betty Hammer of Burro Mountain Homestead; his mother, Dorothea Hammer of Willianisport, Md.; a son, Donald R. Hammer, and his wife, Jane, of Phoenix; three daughters, Kathleen Shletsky; of Lillington, N.C., Virginia. Fenn of Oklahoma City, Okla., and Janice WhjtJøw of’ Henderson Nev.; a sister,’i Jacquclin Schech oft. Fredrick, Md.; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren Cremation has taken place and at the;~ request of the family no services are scheduled Entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels and Baca’s. Minibrcs Crematorium

HAMMER: Donald Hammer, 72, a resident of Burro Mountain Homestead, died Friday. Services are pending. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels.

Hammett; Florence Emily Hammett, 84, resident of Deming, died March 10. She was born August 22, 1900 in Parkersburg, West Virginia and was a Civil Service retiree. In 1970 she moved to Deming from Ironton, Ohio having retired from work with the Veterans Administration Hospitals. She is survived by two sons, David Hammett of Albuquerque and A.S. Hammett of Pasadena, Calif.; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Baca'sWheeler Mortuary.

Funeral services were held on Saturday for Arlie 0. Hamman, 70, a long-time resident of Central, at the Curtis Mortuary Chapel. Eugene Clapp, Silver City Church of Christ, officiated at the service with graveside. services by the Robert Taper Rebekah Lodge of Bayard. Interment was made at Memory Lane Cemetery. Survivors include his widow, Jessie Hamman, Central; two daughters, Mrs. Floyd Todd, Central, and Mrs. Eddie Potts, Albuquerque; four grandchildren and four great grandchildren; two brothers, Tom Hamman, Safford, Ariz., and Dr. Glenn Hamman, Casa Grande, Ariz. Pallbearers were Hollis Williams, Roy Brown, I. D. Cook, Rowland Ball, Benjamin Stone and Kenneth Myers.

HAMMON: Ida Vera Hammon, 88, died Monday evening in Silver City. Mrs Hammon was born in Beccilla TX and was a resident of Silver city since 1975. Graveside funeral services were held today in Mountain view cemetery in Deming. Arrangements by Wheeler.

Funeral services: will held at Angleton, Texas, for Ernest C. Hammond, 71, a 20-year resident of Hurley and a retired Kennecott employee. Curtis Mortuary is in charge of transporting the remains to the Texas city. Mr; Hammond is survived by a nephew, Bill Hammond, Angleton, Texas, and a number of grand-nieces and nephews.

Mr and Mrs. V. J, Laney recieved word of the death of their niece, Clyda Laney Hampton of Coolidge, Az. who was Injured in an accident last week. Her year-old daughter was killed insantly in the accident. Rites for the two were held In Coolidge. Clyda had formerly resided with Mr. and Mrs. Laney for some time following the death of her mother, and attended the Reserve public school.

Mrs. Jane Potter Hampton, 37, of Reserve, died May10 in an El Paso hospital. Survivors are her husband, John Hampton, Catron County Agent, three daughters,Toy Teresa, Melanie Jane and Heida Jo and her parents Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Potter, of ‘T. or C., and a brother, ‘F. J. Potter, serving In th Armed Forces In Vietnam. Funeral services were held June 1 at the First Baptist Church in Reserve, with burial following in the Apache., Creek Cemetery. The Rev. Francis Wheeler of Deming conducted the rites.

Word was recently received by Grant County friends of the death in San Antonio, Tex, of Robert M. Hampton, a former editor of the Silver City Enterprise during the late 20’s. A resident of Pinos Altos, he also was connected with mining Interests in that area. He is survived by his widow; two daughters, Mrs. Charles Rieber of San Antonio and Mrs. Helen Yerush, Washington, D. C., and three grar~ddaughterS~. Mr~.. Yerush had been a recent visitor to Pinos Altos and had been in San Antonio at the time of her fathers death.

HAMPTON: Stella Margaret Hampton, 79, of Silver City passed away Tuesday, Aug. 11, at Horizon Southwest Nursing Home. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 10 a.m. at Bright Funeral Home. Interment will be next week in Laramie, Wyo. Mrs. Hamptorn ‘was born April 1, 1919, in Dubuque, Iowa, the ~daughter of Louis Brietbach and Mary Ries Brietbach. ‘She ‘was married in 1940 to Clyde Clarence Davis. They made their home in Laramie and reared nine children. He preceded her in death in 1965. Mrs. Hampton married Capers Hampton in 1967 and he preceded her in death in 1969. Mrs. Hampton is survived by three sons, Clyde Davis and his wife, Josephine, of Silver City, William Davis and his wife, Carol, of Millbrae, Calif., and Frank Davis of Colorado Springs, Colo.; five daughters, Judith Ann Davis of ‘Clearlake, ~àlif., ‘Sally ‘Ann Rump and her, husband, • Jack,’ of Fair Oaks, Calif., Kathy Hernandez of Las Vegas,’ Nev., Mary Rawlings of Blame, Wash., and Amy Stadtmiller and her husband, Mark, of Las Vegas, Nev.; one brother, Leo Brietbach of Iowa; two sisters, Bernice ‘and Máble; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Mrs. Hampton graduated from Dubuque High School. She was a homemaker, and was a member of the Salvation Army Church, of Laramie, the League of Mercy, and. the American Business Women’s Club. She was a senior companion in Laramie at the senior center. Bright Funeral Home is in chargel ~ of arrangements

Hampton: Elmer W. Hampton, age 76, died March 2, at Hillcrest General Hospital in Silver City. A native of Arkansas, he has lived in New Mexico since 1947. He is survived by his wife, Jewel Hampton; one son, Ronnie Hampton of Venus, Tex.; two daughters, Celeste Williams of Fayetteville, N.C., and Tessie Castleberry of Wichita, Kan.; one brother, Wes Hampton of Benton, Ark.; two sisters, Lydia Wisley and Edna Miller of Redlands, Cal.; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Memorial services were held today at 10 a.m. in the Wheeler Chapel in Silver City. Graveside services and burial willbe at Carter's Chaplin Cemetery near Plain View, Ark. The family has requested that those who desire, may make a memorial contribution to the Heart fund. Arrangements by the Wheeler Funeral Home.

Hamrick: Leona Marie Leachet Hamrick, 84, a resident of Silver City, passed away at her home Saturday affter a lengthy illness. She was born May 4, 1907, in Douglas, Ariz., to Alexander and Anna Marie Rumain Leachet. She was married Oct. 4, 1936, to William Ben Hamrick, who preceded her in death on Feb. 3, 1973. A brother, John B. Leachet, died Dec. 31, 1969. She was also predeceased by a nephew, Robert W. Jackson. Survivors include a brother, Albert G. Leachet and his wife, the former Cloma Ratliff, of Silver City; and two sisters, Emma Jean Herbert and her husband, Wilson, of Douglas, Ariz., and Margaret Henkel and her husband, Frederick, of Statesville, N.C. Surviving nieces and nephews are Christine S. Jackson of Vermont, John M. Jackson of Douglas, Mr. and Mrs. B.R. Hamrick of Chandler, Ariz., Mr. and Mrs. Carl Fultz of Bisbee, Ariz., Mr. and Mrs. Albert A. Leachet of Safford, Ariz., Mr. and Mrs. David O. Hardt of Silver City, Mr.and Mrs. Robert C. Morton of Morenci, Ariz., Mr. and Mrs. Robert B. Horne and Shirley Leona Henkel of Statesville, and Mr. and Mrs. Joseph H. Orr of Columbia, S.C. She is also survived by many great-nieces and great-nephews in Arizona, Indiana, Montana, North Carolina, South Carolina, Oklahoma and Vermont. Funeral services will be conducted at Baca's Hillcrest Funderal Chapels at 10 Wednesday morning. Ther services will be under leadership of David O. Hardt of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He will be assisted by Biship Samuel Dye. The dedication of the grave, by David O. Hardt, will follow in Memory Gardens in Bisbee at 4 Wednesday afternoon. Casket bearers will be nephews of Mrs. Hamrick, Albert A. Leachet, Carl Fultz, John M. Jackson, Ben R. Hamrick, Robert C. Morton and Robert B. Horne. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

HANCOCK: Louis Hancock of Animas passed away Monday at Gila Regional Medical Center. Services are pending with Lordsburg Funeral Home.

Hancock: Veronica Lynn Hancock, 25, died Tuesday. She was born inSan Manuel, Ariz., and was a resident of Playas. She was a communicant of the Catholic Church and was a member of the Playas Women's Softball League. She is survived by her husband, Charles "Clay" Hancock; one daughter, Erika Jade Hancock; one son Christopher Ray Preciado and her parents, Raymundo and Norma Preciado, all of Playas; three sisters, Elizabeth Preciado of Lordsburg, and Rebecca Marie and Barbara Janette, both of Tucson, Ariz, two brothers, Gregory Ray Preciado of Tucson,Joseph Nathan Preciado of Playas maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Jose G. Rodriquez of Oracle, Ariz; one niece, Anita Oelfina Preciado of Lordsburg and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Rosary reciation will be at 7:30 tonight and Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday. Both services will be held in Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard with the Rev. Melchor Dano officiating at both services. Interment will follow in the Catholic Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Benny Baeza, Greg Preciado, Bobbie Ray, Ken Pennel and Alfonso Gonzales Jr. Arrangements are by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Hand: George Raymond Hand, 77, of Silver City passed away Monday at Gila Regional Medical Center. Survivors include his wife, Perry Lou, of Silver City; and a sister, Elizabeth Trovine, a nephew, Bill Trovine, and a niece, Anita Copeland, all of Fort Worth. Memorial services for Mr. Hand will be held at a later date. The family selected Curtis-Bright Funeral Home to serve them.

HANER: Alice L. Haner of Silver City passed away peacefully in her sleep at her home early in the morning of Monday, March 2. Mrs. Haner was 91. She was born Oct. 25, 1906, in Louisville, Ky., the seventh daughter of Elizabeth Miller Nestele and Charles Nestele. She is survived by her younger sister, Carolyn Winston of Anaheim, Calif.; her special friend, Gary Clauss of Silver City; and by her niece, CaçolBeth Elliott of Silver City. She was healthy and active to the end. As a younger woman, she was a homemaker and also worked outside the home. Later, she cared for family members. She was always interested and involved in the communities where she lived. She was active in her church throughout the years. She enjoyed life in so many ways: reading, sewing, quilting, following baseball, basketball and golf, spending time with her family, and corresponding with her many friends. She will always be remembered for her understanding, her patience, her humor, and especially for her love. Mrs. Haner will be buried in Calvary Cemetery, with her husband, Leo Haner, in Louisville. Local arrangements by Bright.

Hankins: Lester Aubrey "Buster" Hankins died Monday in the Fort Bayard Medical Center. He was a retired miner and ranch hand. He was born in Arkansas on Oct. 6, 1910. Survivors are his sons, Thomas S. Hankins, of Silver City, and Larry A. Hankins of Horatio, Ark.; two daughters, Joyce Ann Smith of Los Angeles, Calif. and Maty Lou Coonrod of Phoenix, Ariz., 12 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be Thursday at ten a.m. in Pollard Cemetery near Idabe, Okla. Arrangements in Arkansas were handeled by Wilkerson Funeral Home, DeQueen, Ark. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Mrs. J. S. Hanks, widow of the late Dr. Hanks, died Tuesday, Jan. 6 in a hospital in Hollywood, Calfornia. The Hanks family were ‘former residents of Hurley where Dr. Hanks was chief surgeon for Kennecott Copper Corporation for number of years. She had recently made her home in Redlands, Calif. The deceased is survived by two sons. Fred of Glendale, Calif., and Robert of Tallahassee, Fla., two sisters and one brother. Funeral services were held Friday in Redlands with the Rev. Sam Wright, former paster of both the Hurley and Santa Rita Union church.

Albuquerque, Aug. 22 New Mexico lost one of its pioneer attorney’s and a former SupremeCourt chief Justice, Richard H. Hanna, who died Aug 17 in a hospital here at the age of 68. His carrier as a lawyer was an illustrious one. At different time.; he had been an unsuccessful candidate for governor and United States senator,

Mrs Gene Hannas, mother of Mrs George Deemer, of Santa Rita, died in her pioneer home at Prescot Az. early today. Members of the family were notified. Mrs Hannas was a pioneer resident of Arizona. Mrs Deemer has been with her mother for the past week. Mrs Deemer left Santa Rita for Prescott today. Funeral arrangements are pending

Mrs. May Etheridge Bartlett Hanner, mother of Mrs. B. H. Gale of Silver City, passed away Sunday in ‘Lordsburg. Born in Indian Territory, now Oklahoma, 67 years ago, Mrs. Hanner had lived in Lordsburg for the past 42 years. Surviving, besides the daughter in Silver City, are three other daughters, Mrs. Lillie Halbig and Mrs. Mattie Martin, Lordsburg and Mrs. Thelma Shugart, Yuma, Ariz.; six grandchildren and four great-grand children. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at the Heather Memorial chapel in Lordsburg, the Rev. Arthur Shaw of the Methodist church, conducting the rites. Committal services were held, at the grave in Mountain View cemetery by the Lordsburg Chapter Order of Eastern Star.

Hanny: Las Cruces--Mrs. Dorothy Y. Hanny, former state supervisorwith the Extension Service at New Mexico State University, died Friday night in an El Paso hospital following a short illness. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Graham Mortuary in Las Cruces. Mrs. Hanny retired in 1967 after 27 years' service in many extension positions. First employed as a county home agent in Eddy County in 1936, she was also employed later as county-agent-at-large, food and nutrition specialist, Grant Countyhome agent, home management specialist, associate state home agent, and state supervisor. Mrs. Hanny is survived by her daughter, Mrs. Thomas Korsmo, Jr.; granddaughter, Elizabeth Catherine, Poway, Calif.; a sister, Mrs. Earl Wise; a niece, Mrs. David Price; and a nephew, John Earl Wise all of Quitaque, Texas; and another niece, Mrs. Dorothy Hooks of El Paso, Tex. A member of a pioneer New Mexico family, Mrs. Hanny was born in Las Cruces,the daughter of Hiram A. and Ivy Grant Yoast. Mrs. Hanny recieved the Distinguished Service Award of the National Home Demonstration Agents Association in 1951 and the Distinguished Extension Award from NMSU in 1967.

HANSARD: The family and friends of Dr. Jim Hansard mourn his passing and celebrate his eternal life with . Christ. Dr. Hansard was born in Colorado Springs, Colo., on Jan. 27, 1943. He lived with his parents, Lloyd Hansard Jr. and Naomi Hansard, in the Corpus Christi London community through his high school years. He graduated in 1960 from Mary Carroll High School, where he was active J in sports and school organizations, and excelled academically. He graduated from Texas A&M with the Class of '64. He received his doctor of veterinary F medicine degree in 1968 and started the Everhart Animal Hospital in Corpus Christi, Texas, where he practiced J for five years. In 1980, he earned his medical degree, followed in 1984 by a specialty in radiology from St. Vincent's Hospital in Bridgeport, Conn. He served as a radiologist at William Beaumont Hospital in El , Paso, Texas, while on active duty from 1984-87. He joined Dr. Dennis McMullen in Silver City in 1987 and they formed Southwest Ra- ^ diologist Associates. He practiced in Silver City for 14 years. The day of his retirement, Sept. 23, 1999, was declared Dr. Jim Hansard Day by a decree from the office of Mayor John Paul Jones of Silver City. Dr. Hansard served active duty and in active reserves in the military. He earned the_ rank of Colonel. He 'served in Vietnam, Desert Storm, Bosnia, Honduras and El Salvador, earning numerous medals and commendations during active duty and active reserve service. He was de- voted to his family and above all. had an abiding faith and personal relation- ship with Christ. He enjoyed going on medical missions and served faithfully in the First Baptist Church in Silver City as a deacon as well r as in other capacities. An open smile, a friendly way and a willingness to help others were part of his trademark characteristics. He was preceded in death by his father, Lloyd Hansard Jr. Dr. Hansard is survived by his wife, Nancy K. Hansard; his daughters, Jennifer, and Julie L. Monska and her husband, Doug Monska; granddaughter, Cassidy Lynn Monska of Alexandria, Va.; his mother, Naomi Tozer of Elgin, Texas; his parents-in-law, Elsie and Joe Nelms, Tommy and Joan Nelms, and Bart and Lena Nelms, all of Corpus Christi, Mr. and Mrs. Dale Hardeman of Lubbock, Texas, and Margaret Raun of El Campo, Texas. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday in the Seaside Memorial Park Cemetery in Corpus Christi. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church at Corpus Christi. Memorial services in Silver City will be announced at a later time. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Silver City Gospel Mission or a favorite charity.

HANSARD: Memorial services for Dr. Jim Hansard will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. in the First Baptist Church at 200 N. Swan St. in Silver City. Dr. Hansard, a longtime resident of Silver City. passed away Dec. 26 in Corpus Chrisli, Texas. He was 56. In lieu of flowers. contributions may be made to' the Silver City Gospel Mission.

Hansen:93, died MOnday, May7, in Hillcrest General Hospital. Mr. Hansen was born in Denmark in 1886 and emigrated to the UNited States as a young man. He lived for many years in Silver City where he was a well known contractor and cabinet maker. Mr. Hansenis survived by four sons, Bernard C. Hansen and Robert G. Hansen both of Las Cruces, Richard G. Hansen of Dallas, Texas, Carl J. Hansen of Silver City, Eleven grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be 10:00 a.m. Today, Thursday, iin Memory Lane with Reverend Clifford Hutton officiating. Arrangements by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Mrs. Amy Pridemore Hanzlik, 66, member of’ a pioneer Grant County family, passed away last Friday at the home of her sister, Mrs Mary Povall, in Silver City. Surviving are two daughters,’ Miss Geraldine Ranzlik, Sliver City, and Mrs. Patricia Simma, Canoga Park, Calif.; two brothers, Neil Pridemore, Silver City, and Thomas, Tucson, and two sisters, Mrs. Povall and Mrs. Aileen Brown, Tucson, and four grandchildren. Rosary services were held’ at 7;30 Sunday evening at the Cox Mortuary chapel. Mass was said at 9 a.m. Monday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, the Rev. Fr. R. A. Vonder Haar officiating. Burial was in the Silver City cemetery.

Hanson: Angie Hanson died Monday in Missoula, Mont. Mrs. Hanson was a former assistant professor of home economics at Western New Mexico University. She taught at WNMU for 13 years before retiring to Missoula in 1978. Mrs. Hanson served as chairwoman of the department of home economics at Western from 1970-1978. She was buried in Missoula beside her husband, Ralph, who had preceded her in death by two weeks. Mrs. Hanson is survived by a son, a sister and a brother-in-law, all of Missoula.

Hanson: Irvin F. Hanson, 74, a resident of Silver City, died Tuesday evening in Gila Regional Medical Center. Mr. Hanson was a retired stationary engineer; was vetern of World War II serving with the U.S. Navy; and was a member of the United Methodist Church of Bayard. Memorial services will be Thursday afternoon at 3 in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels with the Rev. Ray Keene officiating. Survivors are his wife Gladsy W. Hanson of Silver City and two brothers Nathan Hanson of Ohio and Hugh Hanson of Calif. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funreal Chapels.

Hanson: Miss Mabel Hanson, 74, died Tuesday morningin the Hillcrest General Hospital after a brief illness. Miss Hanson was a retired teacher from the Silver City Consolidated School System where she was an art instructor. She retired after 25 years. She had taught in North Dakota for 12 years prior to coming to Silver City. She was a graduate of the University of Southern California. After her retirement she was associated withthe Silver City Public Library, a member of the First PresbyterianChurch, a past member of the AAUW and a reserve member of Kappa Kappa Gamma. Ghe is survived by two brothers, Newton Hanson of Christine, N.D., and H.N. Hanson of Santa Cruz. California, three sisters, Miss Mollie Hanson and Miss Minnie Hanson of Christine, N.D. and Mrs. Lillie Hanson of Los Angeles. Fuheral services willbe held this afternoon at 2:30 p.m., at the Curtis Mortuary Chapelwith the Rev. Dan Loomis officiating. Burial will take place at the family cemetery in Christine, N.D.

Hanzlik; Geraldine Hanzlik, 64, died Sunday at the Fort Bayard Medical Center. Ms. Hanzlik was born Nov. 8, 1919 in Tyrone, the daughterof Jerry and May Pridemore Hanzlik. She was a member of the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Suriviors include an uncle, Thomas J. Pridemore of Tucson, Az; two cousins, Esther Rose of Roswell and Robert Pridemore of Richmond, Calif. and a host of friends. Graveside services were held March 30 at Memory Lane Cemetery with interment following with the Rev. Fr. Joseph Paul Zagarri, associate pastor of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church officiating. Serving as pallbearers were Jeff Turner, Jim Taylor, S.C. "Tootie" Warrick, Roy Fisher, Joe Sellers and Jake McGinn. Arrangements by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

HARALSON: Robert A. Haralson, 55, of Fort Bayard entered into eternal rest Sunday, Sept. 20, at Gila Regional Medical Center after a short illness. He was born, July 27, 1943, in Guntersville, Ala. Mr. Haralson had been a resident of New Mexico for the past 21years, sharing his skills and knowledge of health care administration and finance in the service of patients’ and employees. For the past eight years, he was the chief financia1~officer of Fort Bayard Medical Center. This unique individual will be issed by many fiends and co-workers who joined his efforts to use resources to provide a wonderful environment to live and work in. He also served as chief financial officer of the New Mexico Veterans Center in Truth or Consequences and held similar positions in Texas. Mr. 1-laralson was a 1969 graduate of Jacksonville State University. He became a certified public accountant in 1971. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, serving in Vietnam in 1964. He enjoyed woodworking as a hobby. Visitation for Mr. Haralson will be from 6-8 this evening at Baca’s Funeral Chapels. Funeral services will be held in Guntersville later this week. Survivors include his wife Dolores Lynn Haralson of Fort Bayard three sons Jerry Haralson and his wife, Lisa, of Huntsville, Ala., Michael Haralson of Austin, Texas, and Jamey Haralson of Guntersville; his mother, Lowell Haralson of Guntersville; and three grandchildren, Robert, Linda ,and Kendra Haralson. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, Grant County Un,it, P.O. Box 1945, Silver~ City, NM 88062. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive. Phone 388-2334.

Mrs EtheI Harbauer former Ethel Otke., member of a Pioneer Silver City family, passed away at El Cajon, Calif., January 22. Born and reared in Silver City, she attended the public schools and graduated from the New Mexico normal school now Western New Mexico university. Thereafter she taught in the Jerome Az public schools for many years until moving to California 22 years ago following retirement. In recent years Mrs Harbauer had been an invalid. Surviving are a sister Mrs T B Saner of South Pasadina Ca the former Ernestine Oaks.

HARBER: Delbert F. Harber, 77, a resident of Silver City, passed away Friday at Columbia West Hospital in El Paso, Texas. He was born Feb. 25, 1919, in Ractor, Ark., the son of George Berkley Harher and Anna Golden. He retired as a chemist for Kcnnccou Copper Corp. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served as a sergeant. He is survivcd by his companion of 12 years, Josie Placencio; Daniel Barde and David Barde, whom he helped raise; his sisterr1 Etoila Shaw; -and a good friend, Joe Cook. Visitation for Mr. Harber will be Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Baca's Funera1 Chapels followed by graveside service at 2p.m at Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Casket bearers are Joe Cook, Lew Peru, Sam Peru, Eulalio Peru, Sonny Polanco and James Polanco. Honorary pallbearers are Brian Polanco, Anthony Polanco, Robert G. Everard, Robert Parra, Julio Polanco, Frank Placenclo and Ednardo L. Placencio. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Harbottle: Mrs. A. L. Thomas Of Santa Rita this week received word of the death in San Diego, Calif. July second of Mrs Mary AnnRose Harbottle, 88, a member of the pioneer Rose family of Grant county and a resident of Silver City for many years, coming here with her parents in 1875. Rosary and funeral services were held in San Diego, with requiem mass being said in St. Ann's Catholic Church July 3, following burial in the Catholic cemetary. Survivors are two daughters, Mrs. Margaret Lewis and Mrs. Peggy Barker and two sons.

Hard: Miss Ruby Hard, 60, a member of the staff at the Teachers Education Center, Western New Mexico University, died Monday in her apartment on West Street. Death was attributed to a heart attack. Miss Hard came to Silver City in 1960 from East Carolina College. She graduated from George Peabody College, Nashville, Tenn., where she received B.A. and M.A. Degrees and also conpleated graduate work. Nearest kin is a sister, Mrs. Frances M. Kincer, of Las Vegas, Nevada. Funeral services were set for today (Thursday) at 2:30 p.m. at Curtis Mortuary chapel. The remains will be sent to Albuquerque for cremation.

Mrs. Rose Mae Hardee. 33. was killed, and her husband..and two children were injured Saturday night when their car crashed into the bridge over the Mimbres river between ‘Hurley and Deming. The two children, .Janette Faye, 7, and Thomas Ray, 11, each received broken bones, and possibly more serious injuries. Apparently a wheel on the car locked and swerved the car into the bridge. Mrs. Hardee had lived here a year and a half. She is survived by her two children; her. husband, Murrill; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jules Broussard of Lake Arthur, La.; four sisters and nine brothers. She was a sister.in.law of Mrs. Ruby Couch and Mrs. Geneva Watkins Houser, both teachers ‘in the Silver City public schools. Rosary services were held for Mrs. Hardee Monday afternoon at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic church, with the Rev. Fr. John P. Linnane officiating. The body was sent to. Lake Arthur for funeral rites and burial by Cox Mortuary.

Hardesty: Donald B. Hardesty, 76, of Silver City passed away Wednesday morning at his residence. Mr. Hardesty was born Sept. 23, 1914, in London, Texas, to Joseph Earl and Emma Frances Hardesty. He was a member of Silver City Masonic Lodge No. 8 and Elks Lodge No. 413 of Silver City. He was employed as a machinistat Chino Mines until his retirement in 1975. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Jane (Bowan) Hardesty of Silver City; three sons, Joe Wayne Hardesty, Donald Ray Hardesty and Glen Mitchell Hardesty, all of Silver City; four sisters, Bessie Matters, Mildred Clark, Wilma Doyle and Blix Pluim, all of Merced, Calif.; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. He was precededin death by his parents and youngest sister, Billy Jean Mallard of San Francisco. Graveside services will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at the Masonic Cemetery in Silver City with members of Silver CityMasonic Lodge No. 8 conducting a traditional Masonic service. Family members selected Curtis-Bright Funeral Home to serve them.

HARDESTY: William Carl Hardesty, 76, passed away Saturday. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He is survived by his son, Carl Hardesty Jr. of Owensboro, KY.; a daughter, Carolyn Ralph of Louisville, Ky.; two brothers, Bob Hardçsty of Port Orange, FIn., and Marvin Hardesty of Owensboro; a sister, Ruth Boarman of Port Orange; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Private services will be scheduled in Kentucky. Family members selected Curtis-Bright/ Lordsburg Funeral Homes to serve them.

Henry D. Harden, 53, passed away Monday evening, October 31 at Hillcrest Hospital after an extended illness. Mr. Harden was a native of Texas, and had resided in Grant County for the past 38 years. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Claytina Harden of Bayard; one son, Theron D. Harden of Bayard; one granddaughter, Meshelle Harden and his parents. Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Harden of Sweetwater, Texas. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. today at the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel with Rev. David Strain officiating. Interment will follow in Memory Lane Cemetery with the Santa Rita Masonic Lodge #44 AF & AM conducting grave-side services. Serving as pallbearers will be Robert Dillard, Richard Kindel, William Graham, Jr., Douglas Bibles, Alton Matthews, and D.. N. Klingeman. Honorary pallbearers- will be Virgil Crow, John Diviney, Robert Hawkins, Murray Ryan and R. L. Bates.

funeral services for James Frank Hardin will be held at 4PM Thursday in the Santa Rita community church with the Rev H E Johnson officiating. Burial will be in the family plot under the direction of Cox mortuary. Hardin, member of a prominent Santa Rita family died Saturday in Chicago where he had been working since 1942. He was born in Leopold NM in July 12, 1906, and moved to Santa Rita with his parents a couple of years later. His father played an important role in the development of the Santa Rita mining area. Survivors are his mother, Mrs. Z C Hardin, Santa Rita, and two brothers, Russell Hardin of Alameda CA and Jack Hardin Santa Rita.

Funeral services were held last Thursday afternoon at 4 o’clock for the late James Frank Hardin of Santa Rita who ‘died last Saturday, Dec. 23 in Chicago where he had resided since 1942. The services were conducted by the Rev. Harold Johnson pastor of the Santa Rita Community Church at the church and burial was made in the family plot. Arrangements were by Cox Mortuary. The deceased, the member of a prominent Santa Rita family, was born in Leopold, N. M., July 12, 1906: He became a Santa Rita resident when a small child, when Lhis father became affiliated with the Chino Mines Divisioq of the Kennecott copper corp I,t was his father. 1. C. Hardin, now deceased who played an important part in the development of mining in this area. Surviving are his mother, Mrs.Z. C. Hardin of Santa Rita. two brothers, Russell Hardin of Alemeda and Jack Hardin of Santa Rita.

Mrs. Mary Anna Hardln, 83, a resident of Santa Ritá died last Friday evening at Hillcrest Geñeral Hospital in Silver City. A native of Rolla, Mo. Mrs. Hardin had been a resident of Grant County for the past 60 years. She was a member of the Community Church of Santa Ritá, and was at one time the County Democratic Chairwoman. Survivors Include the daughters. inlaw of the deceased, Mrs. Jack Hardin of Bayard: two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. The funeral service was held Monday in the chapel of Curtis mortuary, with the Rev. Keith Bonny: of the Bayard Methodist Church officiating: Buria was-made in Memory Lane Cemetery.

Zeb Hardin, one of the oldest employees in years of service with the Chino Mines in Santa Rita died thére- Wednesday. He had been in ill health for several months: and under hospital treatment. He was’ 75 years. old. Mr Hardln saw the Chino development expand from a -modest scale to become one of the nations largest open pit mining óperatjons. He’ was well knon in Grant County. mlning circles and. respected for his rugged Independance and loyalty as. a friend and worker, His - death .will be mourned by-a wide circle of friends. Besldes his wife, he Is survived by three,sons,,Jáck- Hardiii; Frank Hardin and Russell Hardin.- The ‘latter served in the navy throughout; the,., war and only recently visited at home on leave. Furteral arrangémentg are pending;at the Cox Mortuary and will be announced.

Hardin: Charles R. Hardin, 54, passed away at his residence near Santa Rita on Sunday. He served with the United States Marine Corps. He was preceded in death by his father, Charles N. Hardin,in 1981, and his mother, Merle Hardin, in 1987. Survivors include his wife, Sylvia Hardin; sons, Russell L. Hardin and his wife Laurie, of San Diego, and Charles Patrick Hardin and his wife, Penny, of Sicily, Italy; daughters, Linda Tucker of El Paso, Texas, Tina and Connie Hardin of the Santa Rita area and Beth Macias and her husband, Fred, of Oahu, Hawaii; and five grandchildren, Sarah and Joey Hardin of Hereford, Ariz., Allison Hardin of Sicily, Leslie of Oahu and Austin Tucker of Austin, Texas. A rosary service will be held Friday at 7 p.m. at Our Ladyof Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard. Mass will be said Saturday at 10 a.m., also at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, with interment following in Fort Bayard National Cemetary. Viewing is scheduled for Thursday and Friday in the Curtis-Bright Chapel. Family members have selected the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home to serve them.

HARDIN John W. Hardin, 20, of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Hardin of Santa Rita,, passed away Monday in City of Hope Hospital, Los Angeles, where he was taken to two weeks ago for treatment by specialists. He was striken last June with lukemia. Born in Santa Rita, he was a graude of Hurley High School (now Cobre) and completed his second year at the University of New Mexico in June.Both in High school and colledge he was an outstanding student and athlete andstarred on the University Lobos football eleven. Surviving are hisparents, two sisters, Mary Ann and Eileen; his grandmother, Mrs.Zeb Hadin and grandfather, Dan Cummins, Durango, Colo. Rosary srvices willbe held at 7 o,clock this evening at St. Vincent de Paul's Catholic church, the Rev. Fr. Casimer Petrauskas, officating Mass will be said at the church Friday morning at 9 o clock by Rev. Fr. Henry Saxon of Deming interment willbe made in the mausoleum in Silver City cemetrey.

Hardin: Funeral services were held Dec. 29 for Marjorie Karlene Hardin, 27, who died after an extended illness, at the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel. The Rev. Alfred C. Pace of the First United Methodist Church officiated. Burial followed in the Masonic Cemetery. Mrs. Hardin was a native of Lordsburg and had lived in Grant County most of her life. Survivors include one daughter, Elizabeth Ann of Ft. Bayard; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Karl Hardin of Mimbres; two sisters, Mrs. Virginia Cyrus of Ft. Bayard and Miss Mary Hardin of Silver City; one brother Karl W. Hardin of the Mimbres; and her maternal grandmother, Mrs. W.W. Scott of Lordsburg. Casket bearers were Samuel R. Grijalva, RubenE. Gonzales, Richard V. Thompson, James L. Thompson, Lawrence H. Lankford and Andy Ray York. The family requested that memorial contributions be made to the Crippled Children's Fund in care of the funeral home.

Hardin: Marvin R.Hardin, 77, a resident of Silver City for the past 23 years and formerly of Bisbee, Ariz., passed away Tuesday at Fort Bayard Medical Center. He was born June 20, 1918 to Ernest and Lena (Crabtree} Hardin in Hanson, Ky. He married Marion Anderson on Nov. 24, 1940 in Douglas, Ariz. and they soon moved to Bisbee. He was employed with Phelps Dodge Mining Corp. in Bisbee for 29 years until transferring to the Phelps Dodge Mine in Tyrone and relocating to Silver City in 1972. He retired from Phelps Dodge in 1980 after 37 years of service. Mr. Hardin was a member of the First United Methodist Church and enjoyed bowling and camping. He also enjoyed hunting and killed a record white tail deer. He will be remembered by many for making people laugh at silly jokes he enjoyed telling. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Marion Hardin of Silver City; a son, William R. Hardin and his wife, Angela, of Spokane, Wash.; grandchildren, Navy Lt. Lane Hardin of Newport, R.I., Kim Hardin, boutique manager for Princess Cruise Lines, Moreno Hardin of Spokane; two sisters, Joe Nell Daniels of Evansville, Ind., and Evelyn Orton and her husband, Ernest of Madisonville, Ky.; and several nieces and nephews. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home chapel and will continue until the funeral service begins at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Robert Bellows officiating. Interment will follow in Memory Lane Cemetery in Silver City. Family members selected Curtis-Bright.

Hardin: Mrs. Winifred "Pat" Hardin, 68, died at Hillcrest HospitalJan. 25. Mrs. Hardin was a native of Durango, Colo. and had livedin Bayard for the past 50 years. She taught in the Santa Rita Public School and the Cobre Consolidated School System for 31 years. Survivors include two daughters Mrs. May Ann Thompson of El Paso, Tex., and Mrs. Eileen Howington of Bayard; and one brother, Mr. Charles Cummins of Phoenix, Ariz. The family requestthat those who desire may make memorial contributions to the City of Hope or their favorite charity.

Funeral services for Mrs B B Harding, wife of the 12th Street church of Christ preacher, were conducted at 10:00 AM. Tuesday at the Cox Mortuary chapel. Mrs. Harding died at 4:30 p.m. Saturday after six weeks hospitalization at Hillcrest General Hospital and after an illness of one year. Mrs. Harding, the former Bertha Evelyn Canady, was born in Henderson County, Texas, Oct 28, J915, to Will and Vera Canady. She was educated in Corsicana. Texas, and did public work in DalIas five years before marrying B. B. Harding of Tennessee Jan. 20, 1942. She served faithfully as a preacher’s wife with Mr Harding In Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Arkansas, Utah and then in Silver City since July 19, 1957. The deceased is survived by her husband and three sons, Julian, Max and Kenneth, ages 16, 14 and 3½: her mother, Mrs. Vera Phillips of Corsicana, Texas, two sisters, Mrs. Bernis Garrett of Fort Worth, Texas and Mrs Pauline Mired of Ennis, two brothers, Palma Canaday of Dallas, Texas, and Lon Canady of Hot Springs, Ark.; one aunt. Mrs Maggie Hill, of Ennis, Texas Cecil Cadaday, preacher for the Deming church, conducted the service, assisted by M. H. Lee, preacher for the Lordsburg church. Singers were James Willett, new preacher for the Bayard church, and wife; Mr and Mrs. ‘A. H. Hood of Hurley. Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Fell Silver City. All men of the 12th Street church served as honorary pallbearers whereas active pallbearers were representatives of the three rraces in the congregation and three close friends. Of Julian – glen young, Bautista Perea, Robert Hutchings, John Spriggs, Harold Oberg, and --- Humphrey.

Harding; Dora Elise Ladd Harding, died in Silver City Jan. 31. Harding was born in Paducah, Tx the daughter of Leonard Leon and Louise Myrtle Ladd. The family moved to the Mountainair NM area when she was a small child. She grew up at Claunch attending schools in Mountainair, Claunch and graduating high school in Corona. In preparation for her teaching career, she attended college at both Silver City Teachers College (now Western New Mexico University) and New Mexico Normal University (now Highlands University) at LasVegas. In 1939, she was married to Charles Lindsey Harding, a pharmacist of Mountainair. Later they owned and operated drug stores in Magdalena, Socorro and Chama. Their Chama Drug store was known in that area by the name of "Pappy's and Laddie's Drugs." She was preceded in death by her husband, parents and a brother. Mrs. Harding is survived by a brother, Col. Roy E. Ladd and wife Pat of Ft. Myers Beach, Fla; two sisters, Esther Ladd Rockwell of Silver City and Elaine Ladd Ingram and husband Pat of Socorro; an uncle, Loy A. Robinson of Cedarville; an aunt, Carmer Petross Freudenburg of Kinnewick, Wash; 2 nephews; 5 nieces; 7 great-nephews; 4 great-nieces; 1 great-great- nephew; 1 cousin Donna Carter of Silver City and many other cousins. She was a loving daughter, sister, aunt and cousin. Pet names were given to her by each of her family members and friends. Funeral services were held Feb. 4 at the Curtis-Bright Chapel with Rev. David L. Saucier officiating, assisted by Silver City Chapter No. 3, Order of Eastern Star. Interment followed at the Masonic Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Charles Gardner, Gale R. Carter, Jeptha W. Carter, Robert L. Rockwell, Fisher Longwell and Robert Shrauner. Honorary pallbearers were Dr. George Waldriff, Richard Fulton, Vern Myers, Charles O. Woodley, Wilmot Duplentis, Henry Kilpatrick and Sherman Ingram. Arrangements by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Funeral services for Mrs. Bernice Crumbley Hardy, 29, of Riverside. Calif., who died last week, were held Monday at Riverside, Calif. A native of Silver City, Mrs Hardy spent a part of her young days In Burkhorn. She was the daughter of Mrs. Tom Hare who now resides at RosweIl, and the late Clee Crumbley who died here several years ago. Other immediate survivors of the deceased are her husband, Jack Hardy, and four children.

Hardy: John Steven Hardy, 66, a resident of Mimbres for the past 20 years, passed away Thursday at his home. He was born Aug. 13, 1929 to Ralph and Avis (Green) Hardy in North Troy, Vt. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Army. He served his country in the Korean War and the Vietnam War. Staff Sgt. Hardy was a recipient of the United Nations Medal, Korean Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal with device, Army Commendation Medal, Vietnam Service Medal with two Bronze Service Stars and Good Conduct Medal Bronze Clasp with two loops. He married Linda Horn on Dec. 22, 1978 in Silver City. Mr. Hardy was a proud and active member of the Loyal Order of Moose, Silver City No. 1718, served three terms as governor of the lodge, and held numerous other offices. He was last year's vice president and in the past held many different offices for District No. 9. He was also a member and held numerous offices with Legion Enchantment No. 134 and enjoyed being a Member of Fellowship with Legion of the Moose. He was a past commander and held other offices with Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3347, and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 3317 in Williamsburg, NM. He took pride in being a Seam Sqauirrel with Pup Tent Cooties No. 6. He was a member of American Legion Post No. 4 in Deming and a former member of Disabled American Veterans Chapter 1. He is survived by his wife, Linda S. Hardy of Mimbres; a son, John S. Hardy, also of Mimbres; a daughter, Cynthia A. Barnett of California; three grandchildren, Craig, Carrie Anne and Benjamin Barnett, all of California; three brothers, Maurice Albert Hardy of Kansas and Robert Neil Hardy and Charles Michael Hardy, both of Vermont; two sisters, Alice Boardman and Eva Ann Tabor of Vermont; and numerous nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews. Funeral services will begin at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home chapel with Loyal Order of Moose, Silver City No. 1718 officiating. Interment will follow at Fort Bayard Natinal Cemetery with the Rev. Bill Trafton and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3317 of Williamsburg officiating. His friends will serve as pallbearers. Family members selected Curtis-Bright Funeral Home to serve them.

Hardy: Mrs. Julia M. Hardy, 43, died Sunday evening of injuries received in an auto accident which occurred about six miles north of San Lorenzo. Mrs. Hardy was a native of Lansing, Mich., and had lived in the Mimbres area for the past year. Survivors include her husband John Steven Hardy of Mimbres; her mother, Mrs.Della Winters of Olympia, Wash.; one sister, Mrs. Lois Henry of Chelsea, Mich.; two brothers, Frank Huck and Richard Huck and a step brother, Frank Rutter, all of Olympia, Wash. Funeral services will be held at Ft. Bliss National Cemetery at 2:30 p.m.,today (Thursday). Curtis Mortuary of Silver City is in charge of the arrangements.

Hare: Stanley D. "Stan" Hare, 62, a resident of Pinos Altos since 1991, died Tuesday. He was born in Mangum, Okla. on Oct. 21, 1932 to L.D. and Lola Craig Hare. The family moved to Southern California when he was 10 years old. After attending school in Seal Beach, Calif., he graduated from high school in Rio Grande City, Texas and earned a degree with a certificate in law enforcement from Amarillo College. A veteran of the Korean War, he received the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart and retired from the Air Force after 20 years of sevice. For many years, he was involved in law enforcement in Amarillo and most recently was the coordinator of the Grant County Narcotics Task Force. A 32nd Degree Mason, he was a member of the Scottish Rite Consistory at Lubbock, Texas and a member of Ballut Abayad Shrine Temple in Albuquerque. He is survived by his wife, DeAnna; his mother, Lola Craig Hare of Panhandle, Texas; a son, Sean, and his wife, Jill of Pinos Altos; and his daughters, Kelly Yauck and her husband, Les of Booker, Texas, Kristi Crutchfield and her husband, Rick of Panhandle, Lori Pennington and her husband, Pat of Dallas and Ariana Hunkey and her husband, Jeff of Livington, Texas. He was the grandfather of Katie and Erin Hare, Kari Crutchfield, Brian Crutchfield and his wife, Janie, Jeremy Yauck, Craig Yauck and his wife, Fawn, and Aaron Hunkey. He was preceded in death by his father and a son, Stanly Denzil "Denny" Hare Jr. The brothers of Silver City Masonic Lodge No. 8 will participate in a memorial service Tuesday at 4 p.m. at the Pinos Altos Saloon and Opera House, after which there will be a celebration of life (wake). In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Stan's Celebration of Life and/or the Shriners' Crippled Children's Hospital, 6600 Zuni S.E., Albuquerque, NM 87108. Cremation has taken place by Deming Cremation Services.

Hare: Stanley D. "Stan" Hare, 62, a resident of Pinos Altos since 1991, died Tuesday. He was born in Mangum, Okla. on Oct. 21, 1932 to L.D. and Lola Craig Hare. The family moved to Southern California when he was 10 years old. After attending school in Seal Beach, Calif, he graduated from high school in Rio Grande City, Texas and earned a degree with a certificate in law enforcement from Amarillo College. A veteran of the Korean War, he received the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart and retired from the Air Force after 20 years of service. For many years, he was involved in law enforcement in Amarillo, and most recently was the coordinator of the Grant County Narcotics Task Force. A 32nd Degree Mason, he was a member of the Scottish Rite Consistory at Lubbock, Texas, and a member of Ballut Abayad Shrine Temple in Albuquerque. He is survived by hs wife, DeAnna; his mother, Lola Craig Hare of Panhandle, Texas; a son, Sean and his wife, Jill of Pinos Altos; and his daughters, Kelly Yauck and her husband, Les of Booker, Texas, Kristi Crutchfield and her husband, Rick of Panhandle, Lori Pennington and her husband, Pat of Dallas, and Ariana Hunkey and her husband, Jeff of Livington, Texas. He was the grandfather of Katie and Erin Hare, Kari Crutchfield and his wife, Janie, Jeremy Yauck, Craig Yauck and his wife, Fawn, and Aaron Hunkey. He was preceded in death by his father and a son, Stanley Denzil "Denny" Hare Jr. The brothers of Silver City Masonic Lodge No. 8 will participate in a memorial service Tuesday at 4 p.m. at the Pinos Altos Saloon and Opera House, after which there will be a celebration of life (wake). In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Stan's Celebration of Life and/or the Shriners' Crippled Children's Hospital, 6600 Zuni S.E., Albuquerque, NM 87108. Cremation has taken place by Deming Cremation Services.

Hare: Stanley D. "Stan" Hare, 62, a resident of Pinos Altos since 1991, died Tuesday. He was born in Mangum, Okla. on Oct. 21, 1932 to L.D. and Lola Craig Hare. The family moved to Southern California when he was 10 years old. After attending school in Seal Beach, Calif., he graduated from high school in Rio Grande City, Texas, and earned a degree with a certificate in law enforcement from Amarillo College. A veteran of the Korean War, he received the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart and retired from the Air Force after 20 years of service. For many years, he was involved in law enforcement in Amarillo and most recently was the coordinator of the Grant County Narcotics Task Force. A 32nd Degree Mason, he was a member of the Scottish Rite Consistory at Lubbock, Texas and a member of Ballut Abayad Shrine Temple in Albuquerque. He is survived by his wife, DeAnna; his mother, Lola Craig Hare of Panhandle, Texas; a son, Sean, and his wife, Jill of Pinos Altos; and his daughters Kelly Yauck and her husband, Les of Booker, Texas, Kristi Crutchfield and her husband, Rick of Panhandle, Lori Pennington and her husband, Pat of Dallas and Ariana Hunkey and her husband, Jeff of Livington, Texas. He was the gfandfather of Katie and Erin Hare, Kari Crutchfield, Brian Crutchfield and his wife, Janie Jeremy Yauck, Craig Yauck and his wife, Fawn, and Aaron Hunkey. He was preceded in death by his father and a son, Stanley Denzil "Denny" Hare Jr. The brothers of Silver City Masonic Lodge No. 8 will participate in a memorial service Tuesay at 4 p.m. at the Pinos Altos Saloon and Opera House, after which there will be a celebration of life (wake). In lieu of flowers, the family requsts donations to Stan's Celebration of Life and /or the Shriners' Cripple Children's Hospital, 6600 Zuni S.E., Albuquerque, NM 87108. Cremation has taken place y Deming Cremation Services.

HARKEY: Laura Belle Harkey,. longtime Grant Count resident, passed away the morning of Wednesday, Jan. 23 in Mesa, Ariz. , following a lengthy battle with cancer. She was 84. Mrs. Harkey was the sixth among eight children and the youngest daughter of’ T.C. and Martha Ellen Wakins, who came to this area in a covered wagon in 1884. She was married to Clyde C. Harkey in 1917 in Silver City, where they later made their home on 12th Street until moving to their ranch at Mule Creek in 1947. She moved to Arizona in 1976 to live closer to her daughters, Barbara Carpenter of Phoenix, and Sharon Fry of Tempe. Both Harkey girls were brought up in Silver City. Mrs Harkey also is survived by three gmandchildren, Clydene Dechert of Scottsdale, An,., Craig Fry and Laura Fry of Tempe, Aiiz: Relatives still residing in this area are Alexander Watkins of Mule Creek and Dan Watkins of Cliff. The late Carl Hawk , noted western artist, was a nephew of Mrs. Harkey who lived with the family as a youth. Although Mrs. Harkey worked as a housekeeper in Silver City, she is perhaps best known a music teacher and church organist. In fact, she at one time was organist at the historic little church at Pinos Altos. She gave music lessons along the San…….

HARKEY: Laura Belle Harkey, 84, died Wednesday at Desert Samaritan hospital in Mesa. Ariz. She had been a resident of Silver City until ten years ago when she moved to Tempe. Survivors include a niece, Geraldine Hawk of Silver City, and a nephew, Boyd Britten, also of Silver City two daughters, Barbara Carpenter and Sharon Frv, both of Phoenuix, Ariz. and three grandchildren, also of Phoenix. Memorial services will he at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the King of of glory Lutheran Church at 288S L Southern Ave. Phoenix. Botimer Family Mortuary in Phoenix was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. A. L. Harlan, mother of John Harlan of Silver City, died Thursday in a Birmingham, Ala., hospital and was buried saturday in alexander City Ala. Mr Harlan had been with his mother 10 days priar To her death. Surviving is another son C. L. Harlan.Julia Andrea, daughter of Mr. and MrsJohn Harlan is the only surviving grandchild.

Mrs. Lucille Harlan, 66, who had been a resident here for 42 years, died Monday evening at Hillcrest General Hospital, following an. Illness of some duration. Survivors of Mrs. Harlan include her husband, John G. Harlan, of Silver City; her daughter, Miss Julia Andrea Harlan, teacher in the San Diego, Calif. school system; a brother, John A. Davis, Jr., and a nephew, John A. Davis III, of Ft. Payne, Ala. Mrs. Harlan was born in November, of 1901 in Ft. Payne, the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John A. Davis. Following graduation from Judson College in Marion, Ala., she taught school for’ four years. She came to silver City as a bride in 1926. She then taught English and Spanish ‘in the Hurley High School approxImately 10 years, and served as acting principal of the school during her last year there. Mrs. Harlan was a charter member of the Grant county chapter of the American Association of University Women; and had been active in local Girl Scouting for 15 years. She was also a member of the Faculty Women’s Club at Western New Mexico University. She took an active part ‘in the Women’s Society of Christian Service of the First Methodist Church and was a study leader of Circle No. 1 of that organization. The funeral arrangements are pending with the Curtis Mortuary of Silver City. In lieu of flowers, family members have requested that those so desiring m a k e contributions to the local Cancer Society, in care of the Curtis Mortuary.

Harlan; Dr. John Gilbert Harlan, 83, died April 23 at the Sierra Medical Center in El Paso, Texas after a lengthy illness. Dr. Harlan was born Aug. 20, 1900 in Alexander City, Ala., the son of Dr. Aaron Lafayette and Minnie E. Gilbert Harlan. Dr. Harlan had resided in Silver City for the past 59 years. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, past president of the Silver City Rotary, an active participant and contributor to many organizations...(see microfilm). He was preceded in death by Mrs. Harlan in Sept. 1968; a sister, Leta Pauline and a brother, Carey Lafayette some years earlier. Survivors include his daughter, Julia Andrea Harlan of San Diego, Calif. and three cousins, Aimee Whatley of Shreveport, La. Mildred Orr of Auburn, Ala. and Ferne Allen of La Belle, Fla. and a host of friends. Funeral services were held April 25 at the Curtis-Bright Chapel with Rev. Don Wiley of the First Baptist Church officiating. Interment followed at the Masonic Cemetery, with graveside services under the direction of the Silver City Masonic Lodge No. 8 AF & AM. Serving as pallbearers were Dean Battishill, Dean French, Ollie McCrary, Joe Welsh, Neil Parrish and Odell Fortenberry. Honorary pallbearers were Hubert O. Robertson, FrankParrish, Jesse Bingaman, George McDermett, Hubert Tanneill, Dr. C.C. Cobb, Andrew Haugland, Sam Steppe, Richard Johnson, Dale Zimmerman, Tom McCabe, Bruce Hayward, Bob Miller, Guy O. Gwyn and Clifton Reed. Arrangements by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Mrs. Alberta Harmon Sparks,71, of Arenas Valley, died in the Silver City General hospital-here Sunday. Mrs. Sparks had been a resident of Grant county for 23 years. She was born in Stone county, Arkansas. Funeral services were held from the Cox Mortuary chapel Wednesday at 2 p. in. with the Rev. John L. Carpenter, pastor of the First Methodist church, officiating. Interment was made in the Silver’ City cemetery with Cox Mortuary in charge of arrangements. Surviving Mrs. Sparks are three daughters, Mrs. Kenneth Myers, Centra1;Mrs. Jack Daily, Grath by, Colo, and Mrs. Clarence Taylor, Aihambra, Calif.; four sons, George Sparks, Hurley; Maypard Sparks, Arenas Valley; Jack Sparks, Anchorage, Alaska; and Robert Sparks, Compton Calif.; three sisters, Mrs. Beulah Boydston, Deming; Mrs. Mamie Shaver, Lavaca, Ark., and Mrs. Clirnie Brock, Portsies; 12 grandchildren.

Mrs. Alta Gertrude Harmon, 79, a resident of Silver City for the past 25 years, died at her home Monday evening. She spent many years living with her nephew, L. E. (Lou) Wilkinson, who has large ranching interests in the Mule. Creek district. Other survivors are two sisters, Mrs. Ruby Titterington, Hennessey, Okla., and Mrs. Pat Freeman, Springfield, Dl. Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Curtis Chapel, the Rev. Joseph Sherman of the Church of Christ conducting the rites. Burial was in Memory Lane Cemetery

HARP: Daniel J Harp, 54, died Wednesday evening in Silver city. Mr Harp was born in Ripon CA and had been a resident of Silver City for four years. Mr Harp is survived by two daughters, Debbie Chabra of Deming and Margie Johnson of Lopez Island Wash.; one brother, Ted Harp of Escalon CA and five grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 10am at the Wheeler chapel with the Rev Michael F West officiating. Interenment will follow in the Fort Bayard National cemetery with Allington-Golling post 18 conducting military honors. Wheeler was in charge.

HARPER: Thomas Harper, 64, of Silver City died Thursday at his home. Arrangements by Bright Funeral Home.

Harper: Beatrice Salisbury Harper, 63, of Red Rock died Thursday at Gila Regional Medical Center. She was born in Louisiana but had lived in Grant County for 34 years. She was a member of the worldwide Church of God. She enlisted in the Army in 1945 and was honorably discharged in 1946. Survivors include her husband, Grant Harper of Red Rock; a daughter, Robin Jean Wilson of Tucson, Ariz.; two sons, David Harper of Odessa, Texas, and Johnny Harper of Los Alamos; a sister, Fay Avidision of Fowler, Calif.; a brother, Fred Salisbury of West Monroe, La.; and two grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her brother, Russel Salisbury, in 1944. There will be a graveside service Monday at 11 a.m. at Fort Bayard National Cemetery with full military honors by the American Legion Allingham-Golding Post No. 18. Post members are also serving as pallbearers. The Rev. Carl McNair will be officiating. Arrangements are with Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Harper: Mrs. Ida Murphy, pioneer of Grant County, who died here January 26, was born in Silver City August 18, 1882. Her father Daniel Murphy, came to the United States as a stowaway from County Clare, Ireland. After his marriage to Mrs. Harper's mother, a native of Nashville, Tenn., they set out for New Mexico in 1880. Arriving in Silver City and observing the absence of any building material except timber and adobe, Mr. Murphy established Silver City's first brick yard on property located between the present Food Mart and the Big Ditch. Almost all of Silver City north of 12th street became the original Murphy homestead, witch included Silver Heights. Her Father died in 1885. When Ida Murphy was 12 years, her mother died. The young girl lived in a convent at the present site of St. Vincent's Parochial School. When she left the school, she lived with older sisters and worked until her marriage to Jim Harper, April 5, 1905. The Grant County Pioneer lived all her life in Grant County, most of the time in Redrock. When her husband died in 1944, she moved to Silver City, after a short stay in Lordsburg. Mrs. Harper had four children, Marvin, of Animas; Capitola Doolittle, Snelling, Calif; Mrs. Ruth Phillips, Silver City, and Sherman, of Arenas Valley. Mrs. Harperwas buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Lordsburg, beside her husband, Jim Harper. Funeral services were held at the Heather Mortuary.

Harper: Lucille Harper, 86, a Silver city resident, died Monday. Services are pending. Entrusted to Curtis-Bright.

HARPER: Margaret Frances (Cline) Harper, 90, died Wednesday, May 8, at the Gila Regional Medical Center. Mrs Harper was born Oct 24, 1891 in Silver city to frank and Lora Cline. She lived in Hidalgo county and Grant county all her life. She is survived by one son, Grant Harper of Red rock; four daughters, Pat Conners and Marjorie Harper of Red Rock, Dorthy Gainer of Tatum and olive Easely of Bartlesburg Okla; eight grandchildren, Mary Bondurant of Jacksonville Fla, Tony Carter of Red rock, Johnny Harper of Los Alamos, David Harper of Odessa TX, Robin Wilson of Tucson, Susan Powell of Dallas, Garlene Peterson of Las Cruces, and Peggy Jo Lackey of Hobbs; six great-grandchildren and one nephew, Bob Adair of El Paso. She was preceded in death by her husband Roy Harper in 1972. Funeral services were held Friday, May 10 at 11am at the Heather chapel in lordsburg with the Rev David Rorabaugh of the Church of Christ officiating. Singers were Jim and Dianne Cumberson. Burial was in Mountain View cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Tony Conner, Johnny Harper, Bob Adair, Krist Peterson, Charley Anderson, and Richard Patterson. Honorary pallbearers were Marvin Harper and Aaron Harper.

Harper: Sherman Harper, 63, died at Hillcrest Hospital June 19. Harper was a long time resident of Grant County. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Olga Harper of Arenas Valley; three sons, James of Aztec, Ernest of Albuquerque, and Sherman Ira of Silver City; and nine grandchildren. Survivors also include one brother, Marvin of Lordsbur; and two sisters, Mrs. Ruth Phillips of silver City and Mrs. Capitola Doolittle of Oildale, Calif.

Robert O. Harpham, 46, former well known resident of Grant county, died the past week at his home in Albuquerque. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Lois Harpham. Funeral services we’re conducted by the Masons, followed by interment in an Albuquerque cemetery.

Called by death at Hillcrest General Hospital last Friday was Mrs. Posie Harrell, 80, a resident of Silver City for 60 years and active for many years in the American Legion Auxiliary as well as many other organizations of the community. Mrs. Harrell was a Gold Star Mother of World War 1. She had a wide circle of devoted friends. Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. Monday at the’ Cox Mortuary chapel, with the Rev. Clarence Crow, pastor of the First Baptist Church, officiating. Burial took place in the Silver City cemetery. Surviving are two sons, C. A. and Pat Osmer; a daughter, Mrs. Myrtle Malcolm, Hunting Park, Calif., five grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren two sisters, Mrs. Laura Burns, Sun Valley, Calif., arid Mrs. Carmen Gustafson, Van Nyes, Calif., and a brother, Luther Foster, Duncan AZ.

Harrell: Mary Morrison Harrell, 82, of Las Cruces died Sunday. She was born Nov. 21, 1910, to the late Richard Morrison and Elizabeth Stagner Morrison. A graveside service will be held Friday at 2 p.m. in Carlsbad Cemetery. Dr. Ed Williamson of the First United Methodist Church will officiate. Mrs. Harrell, a homemaker, lived in Carlsbad for 45 years before moving to Las Cruces 11 months ago. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joel Harrell, on June 8, 1975, and by a son, Dick Harrell, on Sept. 12, 1971. Survivors include a son, John W. Harrell of Houston; two daughters, Barbara Adams of Albuquerque and Betty Hall of Las Cruces; a brother, John Morrison of Hobbs; a sister, Grace Coldwell of Hanover; 15 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. West Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

HERRINGTON: Visitation for Faye E. Herrington, 83, of Deming will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church. Funeral services will be Wednesday at 3 p.m. at the same church. Arrangements by Baca's Funeral Chapel. Herrington died Monday at Mimbres Memorial Hospital. Survivors include her husband, R.A. Herrington of Deming; son, Jimmy R. Herrington of Hico, Texas; sister, Lorraine Christenson of Kermit, Texas.

Funeral services forThomas E. (Tom) Harrington were held Friday afternoon at 4 o’clock at the Cox Mortuary chapel with the Rev H. K. Johnson of the Santa Rita Community Church officiating. Burial followed in the Silver City cemetery. He died April 21 in Albuquerque.. Mr. Harrington was born in Blanco, Texas. July 22, 1878. He was the son of John Walton Harrington., a pioneer Texas rancher, and Mrs. Sarah WImberly) Harrington. His ancestors first settled in Texas In 1815 and some of them fought in the war for Texas Independence and participated in many engagements against the hostile Indians. He was educated in the public schools of Blanco County and during his early life worked on his fathers ranch. As a youngster he had some cattle of his own and he has had his own cattle brand for more than 75 years. He was never without a cow of his own for over three-score years and he never at any time worked for wages. Mr. Harrington was widely known and a successful rancher of Grant County, whose homestead ranch is situated some 10 miles east of Santa Rita. He has been closely associated with the livestock industry in New Mexico for 53 years. He came here in 1898 and was first engaged in a partnership ranching enterprise in association’ with his brother V. P. Harrington. Their ranch was located 6 miles north-of Fort Bayard and the partnership continued until 1901 when Mr. Harrington disposed of his interests to his brother. ln 1905 he bought the ranch property back, but the following year again sold out, to the government and then moved to hls ranch where he had range and he bought the T-box ranch from the GOS Cattle Co and lived on it until 1927 when he built his present home near the Mimbres River. He had sixty acres of irrigated land devoted to raising feed crops and 25 sections of grazing land on which he ran over 400 head of cattle with some registered breeding stock. Mr. Harrington and Miss Flora Flury, a member of a pioneer and well-known New Mexico family, were married July 16, 1902, on the old Club ranch four miles from Sliver City They celebrated their golden wedding anniversary two years ago. He is survived by his wife, three daughters, Ruth. who married Horace L Bounds and now lives in Membres, Margarite now Mrs Dewey Benedict of Gage and Genevieve now Mrs Roy A Gunter of Deming. One brother T C Harrington of Tucson six grandchildren and one great grandchild. Mr Harrington had a large circle of friends amiong the cattlemen of the state and was a member of the New Mexico Cattle Growers Assn. Active pallbearers were his-three sons-in-iaw, Horace bounds, Dewey Bernnedict and Roy Gunter, and Randolph Franks, Alvin Franks arid Forrest Delk, all nephews. Honorary. pallbearers were W. Henry Acklin, Frank Lea, W. J. Lipton, Dr. B. E. Watts, Dr. John Spriggs, Thomas W. Foy, Torn McCabe, Judge A. W. Marshall, Bob Jackson, John McMillen, Joe Hodges, Bartley McDonald, Harvey Forsyth. Freddy Thomas, Harley Sankey, Frank Veselv, Clyde Bloodgood, and Albert, Canton and- Harry- Harrington.

Charles Harris, 86, and a pioneer of the Mimbres river, who had resided in Grant county almost 40 years, being a member of an early:day,Grant county ‘family;’ died Sunday at his ranch Home after a long Illness., Born in Lafayette, .Ala.. in 1860, ‘he came to New Mexico -from Hope, Ark.., in 1860, and had-lived in. Grant ‘county since that ‘time. He’was a rancher and farmer until falling health -and.. advancing age forced him to retire about 10. years ago. Neighbors and friends through Southwest New Mexico’ called him Uncle Charley, and he held the respect of those whO knew him. Surviving - are a sister, •Mrs Mary Holt living in California;’ two nephewa’ Paul Harris, of the, Tax Department of the Southern Pacific Ra1lroad El Páso, and a. niece,Mra. May Patridge,’ now with her husband Brigadere General Frank Patridge, stioned with the Army of Occupation of Japan. Funeral services were ‘held Tuesdáy at.: the Hinman Mörtuary chapel, at 3 p in. conducted -by the Rev. David E. Holt, rector, of the- dturch of the Good Shepherd interment was in the Masonic cemetery.

Heck Harris, former mayor of Portales, where he served three successive terms, buslness man and active in politics as a Democrate, died this past .week after a long illness. He served 20 years as a member of the board of regents of Eastern New Mexico University. Mr. Harris is survived by his widow, the former Mary Elizabeth Murray, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A.. Murray, who were Silver City pioneer residents for. many years.

Mary Loftus Harris, 82,’ died Sunday, April 24 at Maryvale Hospital in Phoenix. Mrs Harris was, born in El Paso, but had been a resident of Grant County for several years prior to moving to Patagonia, Ariz. She was vice presidrnt of Strong and Harris Mining Contractors and was a life member of, thé Order of Easter Star, Hurley Chapter No. 43. Mrs. Harris is survived by five brothers, Edward Loftus of Phoenix., Tom and Jim Loftus of Abuquerque, Charles Loftus of New Port Beach, Calif. And Joseph Loftus of Seatle Wash.; seven nephews and live nieces. Funeral services were held on Thursday, April 28 at the Curtis-Bright Chapel with the Rev. Kenneth Schultz officiating and the Order of Eastern Star, Hurley Chapter No. 43, presiding. Interment followed at the Silver City Masonic Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Richard A. Loftus, Patrick N. Loftus, William A. Nelson, James E. Loftus, James A. Loftus and Alfred B. Fielder. The family requests that friends who wish may contribute to the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Society. Arrangements were by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Tom O Harris, 80, a retired rancher of Gila died Sunday at Hillcrest General hospital in Silver city. Survivors are his widow, Mrs Catherine Harris; two sons, Hardy Harris of Conchas Dam in New Mexico and Dudley Harris of Shiprock; Two daughters, Mrs Lidazall Ellis of Gateway Ark and Mrs J B Carpenter of Santa Paula Ca; a sister, Mrs Elina Hamilton of Los Angeles Ca; 23 grandchildren and 33 great grandchildren. The Rev George Newman of the Bayard Baptist church officiated at the funeral service at 2pm Tuesday in the chapel of the Curtis mortuary, burial was in Memory Lane cemetery.

Harris: Amon A. Harris, 68, a resident of Fort Bayard for the last six years, entered life eternal Thursday at Fort Bayard Medical Center. He was born July 18, 1924, in Saxton, Miss. He was raised in Yeso, N.M. and Fort Sumner, where he attended school. Mr. Harris served in the U.S. Army with the 456th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion from Sept. 17, 1942, to Nov. 2, 1945. His assignments included Normandy, northern France, Ardennes, Rhineland and Central Europe. His citations included the European African Middle Eastern Service Medal, and the Good Conduct Medal. He retired as a construction worker and rock mason. Calling hours will be from 5-7 Tuesday evening in Baca's Funeral Chapels. Graveside funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2 at Fort Bayard National Cemetery with Chaplain Dave Strain officiating. Veterans honors will be accorded by Allingham-Golding Post 18 of the American Legion. Survivors include three daughters, Mary Jame Berning, Angie Robledo and JoAnn Castill, all of Clovis; four sons, Larry Harris, Raymond Harris and Johnny Harris of Clovis, and Joseph Harris of Albuquerque; a brother, Earl Harris of El Paso, Texas; and two sisters, Dixie Pacheco of Fort Sumner and Mary Lou Serna of Clovis. He is also survived by one aunt, Julia Chavez of Fort Sumner, and 23 grandchildren. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Harris: Aron C. Harris, 71, died last week, he had been a resident of this community for the past year. Mr. Harris was the owner of the Harris Mobil Home Service Co. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Lillie Harris, two sons, Jack Harris of Silver City, and Leonard of El Cajon, California, nine grandchildren; two brothers, Lee Harrison of Anadarko, Ok., and Hal Harris of Grand Rapids, N.D., and one sister, Mrs. Nina McMullen of Anadarko, Ok. Graveside services were conducted at Memory Lane Cemetery with theRev. Don Atchley of the Bible Baptist Church of Silver City officiated.

HARRIS: Donald C. Harris Sr. of Las Cruces passed away Tuesday at his home. Born in Kearney, Neb., he moved with his family to New Mexico at age 5. He joined the New Mexico National Guard in 1938, and served in the Philippines with the 200th Coast Artillary. Mr Harris survived the infamous Bataan Death March and was a prisoner of the Japanese for four years. Upon his return to Silver City, he attended Western New Mexico University. After graduation, he worked as a lineman with Kennecott Copper Corp. in Santa Rita. He and his family then moved to White Sands Missile Range, where he held a succession of positions, culminating as director ‘of special services. After his retirement from White Sands in 1982, he was active in the local and state Ex-Prisoner of War chapters, serving several terms as state commander. Mr. Harris’ military decorations included the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart and the Meritorious Civilian Service Award. He is survived by his wife, Eriedell Lacy Harris of the family home; his daughter, Jean B. Sholes, and her husband, Michael, of Lago Vista, Texas; his son, Donald C. Harris Jr., and his wife, Marsha, of El Paso, Texas; his brother, J.M. York of Riverside, Calif.; and two grandchildren Michael B. Sholes of Lago Vista and Diane C. Harris of El Paso. Calling hours will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Baca’s Funeral Chapels, 300 E. Boutz Road, in Las Cruces. The funeral service will be held at Baca’s on Friday at 2 p.m. Concluding services and interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens Cemetery, where he will lay to rest. Full military honors will be accorded by a Fort Bliss Honor Guard. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s Iuneral Chapels of Las Cruces.

Harris: Gary Andrew Harris, 25, a resident of Silver City, entered eternal rest Monday in an auto accident south of Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico. Calling hours will begin at 10 Saturday morning at Baca's Funeral Chapels in Silver City and the funeral service will be held there at 2 that afternoon. The Rev. Robert Ihlefeld, rector of the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, will officiate. The committal service and interment will follow at the Masonic Cemetery. He was born June 1, 1968, in Deming to Chief and Helen Harris. He graduated in 1986 from Silver High School, where he was active in sports, having excelled in tennis, baseball, swimming and bowling. He was also named to Who's Who Among American High School Students. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church and was active in the Methodist Youth Fellowship and with Pack 114 and Troop 114 of the Boy Scouts. He later attended Western New Mexico University and New Mexico State University. At the time of his death, he was associated as a rancher at the Club Ranch, following in the footsteps of family members who were pioneers in the area more than 100 years ago and founded what is known as the Club Ranch. Survivors include his mother, Helen V. Harris of Silver City; his brothers, Brad Edwards of Albuquerque and Steve Thomison of Silver City; a sister, Linda Harris (Mrs. Mike) Rowse of Las Cruces; his grandmothers, Lola Belle Vesely of Silver City and Carmen Harris of Deming; his great-aunts and great-uncle, Juanita Franks, Edith Vesely, and Alvin and Mary Franks of Silver City; an aunt, Patsy Harris Wrinkle of Bayard; a niece and nephew, Jocelyn and Marissa Rowse of Las Cruces; and a cousin, Nicole Vesely Redstrom of Silver City. He was preceded in death by his father, Chief Harris, in 1970. Pallbearers will be Mike Bell, Matt Brown, Kenny Hunte, Manny Romero, Rene Benavidez, Ray Holliday, Tommy Caldwell and Brett Henderson. Honorary bearers are members of Troop 114 of the Boy Scouts, Keith Clifton, Shawn Calloway, Antonio Rascon, Walt Nichols, Doug Novacek, Frankie Romero, Steve Thomison and his relatives and friends. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

HARRIS: Lillian K. Harris, 83, passed away Thursday morning at her residence in Mimbres. Mrs. Harris was horn in El Paso, Texas, on April 16, 1914. She was a retired civil servant of White Sands Missile Range. She was a past officer of. the Western Farm Bureau and of the Black Range Artists Inc. Mrs. Harris was also an active member of the Grant County Art Guild. She and her husband, Raymond, who preceded her in death in 1990, were Minibres residents since 1980. Also preceding her in death was her brother, Charlie Kight, who passed away in January. Survivors include a son, John C. York, and his wife, Josie, of Mimbres; a daughter, Anna1ee Franzoy, and her husband, Charles, of Hatch; four grandsons; two granddaughters; five great-grandchildren; a chosen son, Jerry B. Apodaca; a great-granddaughter, Debra, of Garland, Texas; two brothers, Claude Kight of Hatch and Willis Kight of Derry; and three sisters, Margaret Swinson of Navajo Dam, N.M., Maxine Gore of Louisville, Ky., and Jean Rottweiler of Portland, Ore. Pallbearers will be her grandchildren, Craig York, Joe Franzoy, Daun Ann York, Nolen York, Heather Turner and Price Franzoy. Honorary pallbearers are Annmarie Franzoy and Sally O’Conner. Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Baca’s Funeral~Chapels. The funera; liturgy will be celebrated Monday at 11a.m. at Baca’s. Officiating will be the Rev. A.D. “Hoss” Belk, minister of Salem Baptist Church in Hatch. Interment will follow at Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Arthritis Foundation in care of the funeral home. Entrusted to the care ol Baca’s Funeral Chapels. U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive. Phone 388-2334.

Harris: Lillie R. Harris, 69, died Monday, August 7, at Hillcrest Hospital. Mrs. Harris was a native of Warroad, Minnesota and had been a resident of Silver City for five years. She is survived bytwo sons, Jack D. Harris of Silver City, Leonard H. Harris of El Cajon, California, four sisters, Mrs. Margaret Devers of Detroit, Mich., Mrs. Ellen Miller of Warroad, Minn., Mrs. Della Kelly of Olympia, Wash., Mrs. Ceal Hawley of Warroad, Minn. and seven grandchildren. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. today, Thursday, August 10, at Memory Lane Cemetery with Rev. Edward J. Richmeyer of the Messiah Luthern Church officiating.

Harris: Montez Zelma Harris, 75, a resident of Silver City, passed away Saturday in the Fort Bayard Medical Center. She was a housewife. She is survived by four daughters, Christy Gilman of Twin Falls, Idaho, Ernestine Walser and her husband, Walter, of Mapleton, Utah, Helen Cluff and her husband, Hilven, of Phoenix, Ariz., and Freda Thayne and her husband Orville, of New Castle, Calif.; by a son, Charlie A. Whetten and his wife, Rose, of Silver City; seven grandchildren, Charlene and Olto Rosati, Rosie and Robert Renteria, Carolyn and Dave Richardson, and Eddie Whetten, all of Silver City; and numerous great-grandchildren. Visitation was today from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Curtis-Bright chapel, with Jerry McDonald of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints conducting the service, Russ Longshore giving the invocation, Wes Shupe presenting the life history, Dovetta Mortensen providing the music, President Gerald Billings giving the inspirational talk, Olto Rosati giving the benediction, and Linda Call serving as pianist. Graveside services will be conducted Tuesday in the Mesa City Cemetery in Mesa, Ariz. The Curtis-Bright Funeral Home is in charge of services.

Harris: Raymond D. Harris, 64, a resident of Mimbres, passed away at home Friday. He was born Jan. 6, 1926, in Loup City, Neb. He is survived by his wife, Lillian, of the family home; two sons,Raymond D. Harris Jr. and wife, Alice, of Xenia, Ohio, and Richard B. Harris and wife, Jackie, of Rockbridge, Ohio; a stepson, John C. York and wife, Josie, of Chandler, Ariz.; a stepdaughter, Annalee Franzoy and husband, Charles, of Hatch; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Also surviving are a brother, Donald C. Harris and wife, Erie, of Las Cruces; and a stepbrother, J.M. York and wife, Nancy, of Riverside, Calif. He was a member of the Baptist Church, and was on the board of directors of the Mimbres Farm and Livestock Bureau. He served in the Navy as a signalman third class during World War II and later served in the Army National Guard as a sergeant first class. Funeral services were conducted today at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Curtis-Bright Funeral Home. Interment followed at Fort Bayard National Cemetery with full military honors accorded by Allingham-Golding Post No. 18 of the American Legion of Silver City. The family prefers memorial contributions be made to the American Lung Association of New Mexico, 216 Truman, N.E., Albuquerque, N.M. 87108, or to the National Jewish Center for Immunology and Respiratory Medicine, 1400 Jackson St., Denver, Colo. 80206. Curtis-Bright Funeral Homewas in charge of arrangements.

Harris: William H. Harris, 92, retired who had resided in El Paso, Texas, since 1968, died early Tuesday, March 5, following a long illness. Mr. Harris had resided in the Silver City and mining area for 82 years. He was preceded in death in 1969 by his wife, Mrs. Amber Portwood of Silver City, a step-daughter, Mrs. J.R. Longfellow of Sacramento, California; and several niecesand nephews.

Emil R HarrIson, 65, veteran of World War I, resident of Silver City, died Sunday at his apartment. He had just recently returned from the state of Washington where he spent the past 10 years. He was unmarried and had no known immediate relatives. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Curtis Mortuary.

John D. Harrison 71, El Paso, a World War I veteran, died last Saturday at the Fort Bayard Veterans Hospital He is Survived by his wife, Mrs. Millie Harrison, of El Paso. Funeral services were held in El Paso with burial taking ‘place in the Fort Bliss National Cemetery.

Columnist Will Harrison described as “The conciensce of New Mexico” died Friday, Nov 19, in a Durango co hospital at the age of 58. Harrison died in his sleep several hours after suffering a second heart attack at Mercy hospital. He had been stricken with a coronary Thrombosus nov 2 while returning to Santa Fe with his wife after a trip to Utah. His body was returned to Santa Fe from Durango. Funeral services were held at 10 am. Monday at Memorial ChapeL Cremation followedd In Albuquerque. His death ended one of the rnost prominent and colorful journalistic careers In New MexIco history. His daily column. ‘Will Harrlson’s Inside the Capital.” was carried in nearly all New Mexico’s daily papers and two in Texas and in many of the states weekly papers Go-v. Jack M. Campbell. hearing of Harrison’s death, said the columnist had become a legend in his own time and was probably New Mexico’s best-known citizen at the time of his death.” U.S. Sen. Clinton Anderson lauded Harrison as having made a contribution to good government. Harrison’s journalistic career in New Mexico spanned 31 years, starting as an unpaid reporter on the Gallup lndependent. He borrowed $600 to buy hIs own paper, a weakly in Grants, but returned to the Independent as editor after it falled Harrison left Gallup to join the Associated Press In Albuquerque and in the fall of 1931 transferred to Santa Fe with the AP. In Santa Fe he became editor of the New Mexico Sentinel, a unique and lively weekly paper founded by Cyrus McCormack. This paper at one time had a circulation of 21,000 and carried no advertising. After three years on the Sentinel, Harrison joined the New Mexican. but left the newspaper business after a year to work In the campaign of Republican presidential candidate Wendell Willkie After Willkie lost in 1940; Harrison went to work as capitol as capital correspondent for the Albuquerqee Journal. He left newspaper work again in 1943. For five months he worked at Los alamos during the time the first bomb was being developed. After five months at this job Harrison rejoined the New Mexican as a reporter and became editor in 1947, He, was serving as its editor when the New Mexican celebrated it’s 100th anniversary in 1949, the oldest newspaper west of the Mississippi. He left the New Mexican In 1952 and started his syndicated column shortly afterward The columnist gained national attention early in 1964- when he was cited for criminal contempt of court and found guilty of the charge by Dist. Court Judge Paul Tackett of Albuquerque The ci tation arose from a series of articles Harrison had written in comment on a case Involving a ………

Harrison: W.G. "Bob" Harrison, 79, of Silver City, died Monday. Hewas born Aug. 19, 1908 in Plummerville, Ark. He received his education at Arkansas State Teachers College in Conway, Ark., and taught and served as principal in the Arkansas schools prior to his move to Morenci, Ariz. He was married Sept. 23, 1936, and was married 51 years. He was a Mason and belonged to the Jacinto Lodge, Jacksonville Ark. He had been a resident of Silver City for 14 years and retired from Phelps Dodge Corp. after 27 years of service. At his retirement he was the chief cost clerk in the cost accounting section. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Silver City. He is survived by his wife, Louise Harrison of Silver City; two daughters, Helen L. Brown of Silver City and Janis Melton of Show Low, Ariz; three sisters, Loren DuPree and Edith DeSalvo of Jacksonville and Helen White of Hot Springs, Ark; two brothers, Charlie Harrison of Camden, Ark. and Harold Harrisonof Marysville, Calif; five grandsons; one granddaughter; and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Annette Tidwell, in 1966. Funeral services will be Thursday at 2 p.m. in the Caldwell Funeral Chapel in Safford, Ariz, with interment in Resthaven Memorial Gardens. The Rev. Lawrence Churchill will be officiating. Serving as pallbearers will be Chet Brown, Don Melton, Derik Melton, Bobby Haymes, Rodney Haymes, and Michael Brown. Honorary pallbearers include Bill Massengill, Harrell Wright, Sherman Harris, Danny Graves and Joe Dunkerson. Local arrangements are with the Wheeler Funeral Home.

HARROUN: Harold F. Harroun, 64, of Las Cruces died Friday, Jan. 23, of cancer in Las Cruces. He was born Dee; 26, 1933, in Nebraska City, Neb., a son of Court-land Howard and Ruth Russell Harroun. He lived in Nebraska City and Falls City, Neb., until 1982, in Omaha, Neb., from 1982 to 1990, and in Las Cruces since 1990. He is survived by his wife, Joanne Harroun of Las Cruces; sons, John and his wife, Sara, of Lincoln, Neb., and David of Scottsbluff, Neb.; daughters, Sharol (Mrs. Tim) Murray of Des Moines, Iowa, and Marci (Mrs. Carl) Bentlage of Columbia, Mo.; brothers, Wayne Harroun of Silver City and Glen Harroun of Burlington Junction, Mo.; and one grandson, Christopher Harroun of Lincoln. He married Barbara Wiltse of Falls City on June 6, 1960. She died Feb. 11, 1981. He married Joanne Halverson on June 14 1986. Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the First United Methodist Church in Falls City with the Rev. Casey Karges officiating. Interment will be at Camp Creek Cemetery in rural Otoe County, Neb., at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday. He was a past member of the Methodist Church in Falls City, where he taught Sunday school, was a member of the choir for more than 20 years, and served on various church boards. He was a member ,of the Las Cruces Lions Club and was selected to be district governor this year. He had been a member of the Omaha Chamber of Commerce, a past president of the Falls City Chamber of Commerce and the Falls City board of education, a member of the city council and park board in Falls City, and was selected as Boss of the Year by the Falls City Jaycees. He worked for Great Plains Federal Savings and Loan Association —in Falls City for 22 years, serving as president and chief executive officer. His professional activities included serving as U.S. Savings institution director and legislative committee member, and Nebraska Savings and Loan League president and education committee member, and he was chairman of the U.S. Savings Committee for Neighborhood and Small City AssoCiati0~ in 1983, he received a presidential appointment to the Small Business Administration Advisory Council.

HARSH: Bravton Harsh, 30, died Thursday in Albuquerque. Mr Harsh was born in Silver city and had been a lifelong resident. He was employed by Hamilton Western construction Co. He is survived by his wife, Leona Harsh of Silver city; two sons, Robert Cole and Bravton Bradly Harsh of the home; his parents, Robert and Margorie Harsh, of Silver city; four sisters, Alice Harsh of Albuquerque, June Foster of Silver city, Alexis Harsh of Camesville FL, and Cecily Harsh De Guiterrez of Mons Belgium; his maternal grandmother, Mrs James Shean of Silver City; and his paternal grandmother , HMrs Fisk Harsh of Silver city. Funeral services were held at 2pm Monday at the Wheeler Funeral home chapel with Rev Anthony Moreno officiating. Internment will follow in Memory Lane cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Lynn Thompson, Eddie J Lanney, Mike Brown, Clint Johnson III, Danny Graves, and Jean Duncan. Visitation will be held from 11-12pm Monday. Arrangements by Wheeler.

Phillip Harvey Harsh, father of Fiske Harsh and Mrs. Jack Slewart of Silver City, died Sunday afternoon, May 4th, at 3:00 p.m. A pioneer resident of this cornmunity, M r.. Harsh attended Hiedelberg College at Tuffin, Ohio. In 1878 he married Ida Ariora Hoyt. Both Mr. and Mrs.Harsh were natives of Fostoria. Ohio, and Mr. Harsh engaged in the hardware buisiness in tha’ city and in Canton, Minn., until 1897, when ho moved to a farm which he operated in Harriman. Tcnn. Mr. Harsh Came to New Mexico in 1908 and bought what is now known a.s the Roscdajv Dairy, He retired from busi ness in 1927, when he and Mrs Harsh moved to Glendale, Ca. where they made their home until Mr Harsh’s death, DEc 28, 1942. His son, Fisk Harsh has continues the management of the rosedale dairy. Mr. Harsh was a member of the MethodIst church and Rotary club and took an active part in these organizations Funeral services were held at 10:30 TUesday morning under the direction of Cox Mortuary with Rev. B. M. Dennis officiating. Pallbearers were R. P. Noble, George J. V. Honn, I S. Cahindo, J. Cooper and Melvin Porterfleld, Sr. His body, accoempanied by Mrs. Jack Stewart, will he taken to Glendale, Calif. for burial in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park, from the Little church of the flowers. Surviving Mr Harsh are Mrs S R Jenks, Los Angeles, R C Harsh Los Angeles; Fisk Harsh and Mrs Jack Steward, Silver City; MRs J H Stone, El Paso; and Mrs D G Anderson who lives in Canada.

Harsh: Graveside services for Clinton B. Fiske Harsh were held March 19 in Memory Lane Cemetery with the Rev. Alfred Pace of the First United Methodist Church officiating. Harsh died March 15 atHillcrest Hospital after an extended illness. Born 1887 in Canton, Minn, he was the son of Phillip Harvey Harsh and Ida Hoyt Harsh. Coming to Silver City from Tenessee in 1904 he was later assoicated with his father in the Rosedale Dairy. Harsh saw service in France with the 21st Engineers during World War I. He married Annie Flora Currie in 1920. Following the war Harsh was proprietor of a garage in Tyrone and in 1923 was manager of the Ft. Bayard Dairy. In 1927 he became owner and operator of the Rosedale Dairy until his retirement in 1966. He had 35 years of continuous membership in the American Ailingham Golding Post No. 18, was a member of the Masons, and a past president of the Lions Club. In 1945 he and Mrs. Harsh made a gift to the Town of SilverCity of 13 acres of land which comprise The Memory Lane Cemetery. Survivors include his widow, Annie Currie Harsh; three sons, George Clinton Harsh of Gila, Robert Currie Harsh of Silver City and Glenn Ray Harsh of Tuscola ILL. A daughter Ada Grace, died in1968. There are 12 grandchildren, and one great-grandchild; and one sister Mrs. Frances Anderson of Covia, CA.

Harsh: Wilda C. Harsh, 69, passed away Sunday at Gila Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Harsh was born Sept. 18, 1922, in Snyder, Texas, to Nary and Princess (Burton) Wade. She graduated from Quemado High School as the salutatorian of the Class of 1940. Mrs. Harsh worked in the general store in Mogollon in the early 1940s, where she met her future husband, Ike. They were married in Silver City on March 2, 1942. She worked as a riveter in the Douglas Aircraft Factory in Long Beach, Calif., during World War II. She was a homemaker who enjoyed grdening and canned what she grew. She sewed for her family and enjoyed crocheting. She loved animals. She raised two baby possums that her dogs brought to her when on a farm in Arkansas. She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Ike Harsh of Silver City; her children, Rowena and Larry Tate of Silver City; Bessie and Fred Hardt of Rockford, Ill., and Eddie and Leila Harsh of Boise, Idaho; 13 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Those lcoally include Roy, Rose, Marrissa, Myra, Roy Aaron and Miranda Tate of Playas, and Tyra, Paul and Starr Ann Moore and Tayna Tate of Silver City. Other survivors are her sister and brother-in-law, Loreta and Nick Nichols of Las Cruces; her sister-in-law, Joan Wade of Harrison, Ark., and her nieces and nephews, Jimmy, Donna, Brenda and Hemmy, Marlene and Gary and their family, and James, Gail and family. She was preced ed in death by her parents, a brother, Raymond A. Wade, and her grandson, Loy Tate. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at the Indian Hills Baptist Church at Little Walnut Road and Cain Drive. Mrs. Harsh was a member of that church. The Rev. Dan Grindstoff will officiate. Interment will follow in Memory Lane Cemetery. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home, 210 W. College Ave., Tuesday from 5 until 7 p.m. Pallbearers are Larry Tate, Roy Tate, Rick Quinonez, Steve Blanton, Doug Scoggins and David Strain. Arrangements are by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home of Silver City.Haven: Dorothy Porterfield Haven, formerly of Silver City, died Sunday in Pasadena, Calif. Survivors are her husband, Frank Havenof Pasadena; and daughters, Susan Burd of Frederick, Md., and Jody Richardson of Nyack, N.Y.

HARSH: Isaac L. "Ike"Harsh was born Oct. 5, 1917, in Mount Ayr, Iowa, to LL. "Roy" and Mildred (Harding) Hash. He died Monday., He graduated from high school in 1935 in Pampa, Texas. Mr. Hash and his family lIved in Glennwood, Texas, for many years. His siblings are Wanda, Pauline "Toots," Ruby, Rex and Melvin, of whom only Ruby and Rex survived. He and his first wife, Nadice Miller, had two children. Mr. Harsh worked in the mine at Mogollon in the early 1940s, when he met his wife of 50 years, Wihia Wade of Questa. She preceded him in death, as did his grandson, Loy Tate, in 1984. He is survived by his children, Eddie Harsh and his wife, Linda, of Boise, Idaho, Bessic Hardt and her husband, Red,of Sooth Bebit, Ill, and Rowena Tate and her husband, Larry, of Silver City. He bad 13 grandchildren, including Roy and Rose Tate of Playas, Tyra Tate Moore of Silver City and Tayna Tate of Silver City: 18 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter. He is also survived by his brother, Rex Harsh, and his wife, Donna, of Buena Pamt, Calif.; his sister, Ruby Kappmeyer, and her hus¬ band, "Kapp," of La Vernia, Texas; several nieces and nephews; and his special friend, Janet Steinberger. He loved to joke and spin tall tales. He wrote some poems and was a doodle cartoonist. Mr. Harsh liked good music and going to the mines. He got joy from seeing wIld animals. in recent years, he was active at the Silver City Senior Citizens Center, where he spent many hours with his friends. He was a member of the Gila Rounders, a dance group; this gave him much pleasure. He worked in the oilfields in Texas, in the mines at Mogollon, and ran the Conoco station in Quemado. He worked many years on road construction, living all over the stale of New Mexico. He ran the lay-down machine for the asphalt, and he worked for Home State partners in Grants. He and his wife, Wilda bought a farm in northeast Arkansas where they raised cattle, hogs and hay. He moved to Silver City to be closer to family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Indian Hills Baptist Church building fund or the Silver City Senior Citizens Center. Pallbearers are Larry Tate, Roy Tate, Charlie Harsh, Ricky Nardt, Eddit Harsb, Alfred Sedullo and Vincent White. Honorary pallbearers are his many friends from the senior ciüzens center. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 5-7 p.m. in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home chapel. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Indian Hills Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Memory Lane Cemetery. Family members selected Curtis-Bright! Lordsburg Funeral Homes to Serve them.

Hart: John Peter Hart, 59, of Hurley died Tuesday at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born Nov. 5, 1935 in Longview, Wash. and had been a Grant County resident for eight years. Mr. Hart was a computer specialist with Chino Mines Co. and had also worked with Phelps Dodge in Douglas and Morenci, Ariz. He was skilled in electronics, especially radios and computers, and served as a part-time engineer for KNFT radio. He held a commercial pilot's license and had his private pilot's license before obtaining a vehicle driver's license. Mr. Hart was a member of the Cactus Ham Radio Club, the Cochise Ham Radio Club and Silver City Elks Lodge No. 413. Calling hours will be held Thursday morning from 9-11 in Baca's Funeral Chapels. Graveside funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at two in the Hurley Cemetery with Silver City Elks Lodge No. 413 conducting. Survivors include his wife, Earlene Hart of Hurley; two daughters, Joyce and Aiya Hart of Hurley; and a brother, Pat Hart of Seattle. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Elks charities. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Hart: Joy E. "Sug" Hart, 56, of Cliff, died Tuesday in Gila Regional Medical Center after an extended illness. Mrs. Hart was born in Trechado, NM, on Aug. 22, 1931. In 1968 she moved to Cliff and made her home in Riverside. She was preceded in death by her brother, Joe A. Peek, who died on May 4, 1987. She is survived by her husband, Willie Hart; four daughters, Darlene Spurgeon and Wilda Hart of Cliff, Wilma Gutierrez of Silver City, and Vickie Lee of Gila; two sons, Bill Young of Silver City and Wayne Hart of Grandbury, Texas; three sisters, Corrine Mullins of Las Curces, Billie Hennigan of Las Alamos, and Jenna "Twiggy" Fowler of Silver City; 17 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and 15 nieces and nephews. Honoring the family by serving as pallbearers will be Chuck Dinwiddie, Jim Newby, Chet Brown, Ray Fowler, Floyd Fowler and Lee Wright. Honorary pallbearers will be Edward Gutierrez, Dick Dinwiddie, Wes Brown, Chester Williams, Ray Freeman, Bob Upton, John Taylor, Johnny McDorman, and Vernon Shelley. Visitation will be in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home Friday from 3-5 p.m. Graveside serviceswill be held at the Mesa Cemetery Saturday at 10 a.m. The Rev. David Goble will officiate. Curtis-Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Hart: Willis Hart, 70, of Cliff, died Thursday at Gila Regional Medical Center. Mr. Hart had been a resident of Cliff since 1968. He was a member of the American Legion. He is survived by five daughters, Vicki Lee of Gila, Darlene Spurgeon and Wilda Hart, both of Cliff, Joyce Hart of Oakland, Ohio, and Wilma Gutierrez of Silver City; four sons, Bill Young of El Paso, Texas, Wayne Hart of Grandbury, Texas, Norman Hart and Dallas Hart, both of Oakland,Ohio; 18 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and 15 nieces and nephews. Mr. Hart was preceded in death by his wife, Joy E. "Sug" Hart, in May 1987. Visitation will be held Monday from 6-8 p.m. at Curtis-Bright Funeral Home Chapel. Graveside funeral services will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Gila Mesa Cemetery with the Rev. Lance Williamson of the Trinity Presbyterian Church officiating. Military honors will be conducted by Allingham Golding Post No. 18. Arrangements are by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Harter: Harry Harter, 97, longtime Grant County resident, died Friday morning at Hacienda de Salud in Silver City. Mr. Harter was born Dec. 18, 1891, in Evansville, Ind., to Nicholas and America Harter. He retired in 1959 from Kennecott Copper Corp. where he had worked as a repairman. He was a member of the Gentryville, Ind., Masonic Lodge for 77 years. Calling hours will be held Sunday from noon until 5 p.m. at Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. Graveside funeral services will be Monday morning at 10 at the Hurley Cemetery with members of Hurley Masonic Lodge No. 55 presiding. Survivors ae his five sons, John Harter and his wife, Rita, of Hurley, Jerry Harter and his wife, Catherine, of Espanola, Russell Harter and his wife, Oleda, of Westminister, Calif., William Harter and his wife, Norma, of Redding, Calif., and Joseph Harter and his wife, Lois, of Stanwood, Wash.; one daughter, Gertrude Hammons and her husband, Gordon, of Stanwood; 17 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

HARTIGAN: Thomas Edward Hartigan, 81, passed away Monday, March 23, at Memorial Medical Center in Las Cruces. A memorial service will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at the First Christian Church in Deming with the Rev. Darrell Witmer, pastor, officiating. He was born Oct. 28, 1916, in San Diego to Mable Agnes Forsyth and Thomas Edward Hartigan. At their death, he was adopted and reared by his uncle, Thomas Hall Forsyth, and his wife, Ruth. They made their home in Gallup, where he graduated from high school. He attended New Mexico State University, where he was active in sports. He was always an avid sportsman who loved all sports and participated in most, including football, basketball, professional softball, golf, bowling and many more. He was a master carpenter and general contractor. Mr. Hartigan started Southwest Urethane Roofing Co. with his wife, LaRoi, in 1972. In 1992, he was honored and recognized for his years of contributions to the betterment of the industry. Mr. Hartigan married LaRoi Dempsey at the First Christian Church in Deming on June 10, 1941. He was a Merchant Marine serving during World War II. They made their home in Santa Monica until they moved back to Deming in 1946. He retired and moved to Las Cruces in 1994. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, LaRoi Hartigan of Las Cruces; a daughters Julie Hassman, and her husband, Bill, of Deming; his grandchildren, Eric and his wife, Julie J. Hassman, and Jada and her husband, Robert Witmer; three great-grandchildren, Eric, Brandi and Tiffany Hassinan; a sister, Patience Ferbe of El Cajon, Calif.; and a brother-in-law, Rex Dempsey, his wife, Frances Gean, and their children. He was a loving husband and f~ther and will be greatly missed. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels and Baca’s Mimbres.

Hartless: Carolyn Odell Hartless, 80, longtime Grant County resident, died Tuesday in Mesa, Ariz. He was born Aug. 23, 1908, in Alamogordo, was a retired mechanic with Chino Mines, and was a member of the Bayard Church of Christ. Calling hours for Mr. Hartless will be Sunday from noon to 7 p.m. in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. Funeral services will be held Monday morning at l0 in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels with Andy Carr officiating. Interment will follow in Memory Lane Cemetery. Survivors include two sons, Denzil Hartless of Dallas, Texas, and Carl Hartless and his wife, Dolores, of Kearney, Ariz.; one daughter, Betty Jo Matthews and her husband, John, of Silver City; four sisters, Leona Hobbs of Yucaipa, Calif., Inez Atkinson of Cortez, Colo., Oma Sullins of Blair, Okla., and Lilly Allen of Minden, Nev.; six grandchildren, Stephan Hartless of Show Low, Ariz., Rhonda Teghtmeyer of Florence, Ariz., Marla Stell of Bartlesvillle, Okla., Shauna Tasker of Lubbock, Texas, Kathleen Miller of San Antonio, Texas, and John Jay Matthews of Albuquerque; four great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Casket bearers will be Carl and Stephan Hartless, Earl Wheat, John Matthews, Dennis Stell and Stephan Miller. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Hartless; Mary Pauline Hartless, 67, died Feb. 3 at her residence in Bayard. Mrs. Hartless was born in Boswell, Okla., but was a longtime resident of Grant County. She was a member of the Bayard Church of Christ. Mrs. Hartless is survived by her husband, Odell Hartless of Bayard; one daughter, Betty Jo Matthews of Silver City; two sons, Carl Hartless of Kearney, Ariz. and Denzil Hartless of Austin, Texas; four sisters, Mable Denman of Purcel, Okla., Gladys Ring of Lubbock, Texas, Lois Simpson of Shamrock, Texas and Dixie Crossland of Oklahoma City Okla.; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held Feb. 6 at the Wheeler Funeral Home Chapel with Chris Graham of the Bayard Church of Christ officiating. Interment followed atthe Memory Lane Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were her sons, grandsons and son-in-law. Arrangements by the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

HARTLEY: Dr. Eduardo L. Hartley, 48, a Silver City resident, entered into eternal rest Sunday, May 17, at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born Sept. 9, 1949, in Pasco, Peru, to Juan Luis Hartley and Luz Alva de Hartley. He was a surgeon and was a communicant at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. He was a member of the American Medical Association, a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, New Mexico Medical Society, Roswell Park Memorial Cancer Center Alumni and the Peruvian Endowment Society. The vigil serviç~e will be held this evening at 7 at Baca’s Funeral Chapels, with Deacon Johnnie Perez reciting the rosary. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Friday at 10 a.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Father Rod Nichols, pastor, officiating. Concluding services and interment will take place in Peru. He is survived byhis parents, Juan Luis and Luz Alva de Hartley of Ljma, Peru; his sons, Edward and Dennis Hartley of Silver City; a daughter, Monica Hartley of Silver City; a brother, Roger Hartley; two sisters, Maritza Hartley Alva and Gladys Hartley Alva, both of Lima; and his fiancee, Lydia Roybal of Silver City. He is also survived by numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Pallbearers will be Dennis Hartley, Roger Hartley, Michele Kessler, Alfred Roybal, Raymond Carreon and Richard Lopez. Entrusted ta the caie of l3acs’s Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive. Phone 388-2334.

Former’ Sliver City resident Hallen Lee Hartley passed away in Liberal, Kansas,. April 13. Services were held at the Miller Mortuary Monday, April 1-5. Attending the services were his daughter and husband, Mr and Mrs. Don Hardesty of Silver City and his sister, Mrs. Edith Beasley of Bayard.

Harvell: Leslie John Harvell, 78, of Lordsburg passed away Sunday at Sunshine Haven Nursing Home in Lordsburg. Mr. Harvell was born Feb. 25, 1915, to James C. and Daisy J. (Wilson) Harvell in Tamms,Ill. He was born and raised on the Harvell family farm near Tamms. He moved to Arizona in 1938, where he worked for Inspiration Mines near Miami. He married Martha Martin on Feb. 10, 1940, in Lordsburg. During World War II, he was employed at Consolidated Air Craft Co. in Tucson, Ariz., where he built military aircraft. He moved to Lordsburg in 1946, where he was part owner and operator of the Hidalgo Garage. He then worked for the Banner Mine, the Henry Clay Mine, and retired from Brown and Root Construction Co. in 1979. Mr. Harvell was a past grand chancellor of the Knights of Pythias. He spent his spare time catfishing in the Gila River near Red Rock. Mr. Harvell will be remembered as a hard-working man by all who knew him. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the First Baptist Church at Third and Animas in Lordsburg. Mr. Harvell is survived by his wife, Martha M. Harvell of the family home; two sons, John Leslie Harvell and his wife, Ann, of Albuqurque, and Charles Albert Harvell and his wife, Lori, of Florida; two brothers, Wesley J. Harvell of Dupo, Ill., and Gerald G. Harvell of East Corondelet, Ill.; a sister, Clara Reno of Sheridan, Ill.; and seven grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his name to the American Lung Association of New Mexico, 216 Truman N.E., Albuquerque, N.M.87108. Arrangements are under the direction of Curtis-Bright Funeral Home of Silver City.

Mrs. Bernice E. Harvey, 54, passed away Tuesday, January 18, at Hillcrest Hospital following an extended illness. A native of Belleville, Ontario, Canada, Mrs. Harvey had resided in Grant County for the past seven years. She is survived by her husband, Mr. John Harvey of Tyrone; two daughters. Mrs. \Patricia Dianqi Pickett of Albuque\que and Mrs Elizabeth Jamie Harvey of Tyrone and one grandchild. Survivors also include three sisters Mrs Doris Clare, Mrs. Minerva Langman and Mrs. Katherine Zebedee, all of Belleville, Ontario. Rosary was recited for Mrs. Harvey Thursday, January 20 at St. Mary’s Chapel with Rev. Fr. Phillip Van Englen officiating. Funeral Mass was said Friday, January 21, at St. Mary’s Chapel with Rev. Fr. Steve Szmutko officiating. Burial followed in Memory Lane Cemetery. Pallbearers were John Goff, Dave Moser, Weldon Smith, Perry Overstreet, Walter Dunn and Dan Dominguez.

Private First Class Octuviano Harvey, 20, of the U. S. Army, was killed in action in Vietnam the past week. He was serving in Company B, Second Battalion. 24th Division. Word of his death came from the Department of Defense In a message to his wife, Mrs. Mary Esther Harvey. The young soldier enlisted in the Army in January this year and was sent to Vietnam in August He was a graduate of Cobra High SchooL The body will be returned to Silver City where funeral arrangements will be made. Besides his wife, survivors are his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Harvey, Santa Rita; four sisters, Mrs. Imelia Sandoval, Los An. gales; Mrs. Sissies’ Bayes, San Bernardino, Ca..; Mrs. Rose Marie Roacha, and a brother, Joe Harvey, Santa Rita.

Harvey: Steven Joe Harvey, 51, of Deming, formerly of Grant County, entered into rest Wednesday at a veterans hospital in Long Beach Calif. He was born May 9, 1943 in Vadito near Taos. Mr. Harvey was a heavy-equipment operator in the mining industry and an avid treasure hunter. Evening prayer services will be held Monday at 7 p.m. in Baca's Funeral Chapels with Pastor Jesus Munoz of the Bayard Apostolic church officiating. Graveside funeral services will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Fort Bayard National Cemetery with local veterans groups conducting and bestowing veterans honors. Survivors include his mother, Mary Harvey of Central; his wife, Rita Harvey of Deming; two sons, Steve and Harvey Lee Harvey of Deming; four daughters, Luanna Harvey of Deming, Lynette Harvey of Houston, Gloria Martinez of Silver City and Bonnie Roybal of Mimbres; four sisters, Rosie Elmindorf of Anaheim, Calif., Meida Sandoval of North Hollywood,Calif., and Sinfer Reyes and Trina Baker, both of Mesa, Ariz.; and nine grandchildren. Casket bearers will be Orlando Vigil, Damas Salas, Tom Wedgewood, Armando Sapien, Steve Harvey and Harvey Lee Harvey. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

HARVEY: John A. Harvey, a resident of Albuquerque since 1985, died Thursday. He is survived by his two daughters, Elizabeth Jamie Barreras, and Patricia Dianne Pickett and her husband, James Richard; a grandson, Kenneth James Pickett; and a great-granddaughter, Diana Katrina Gareia/Pickett. Mr. Harvey was a life member of Masonic Lodge No. 2831 in Belleville, Ontario, Canada. He was a veteran of the Canadian Navy, having served during World War IL Mr. Harvey came to the United States in 1953 to Tucson, Ariz., where he worked at Haskell Linen Supply Co. Ia 1972, he moved to Silver City and worked for Phelps Dodge in the mining assay lab. He then moved to Albuquerque Services were be held Tuesday at 7p.m. at French Mortuary in Albuquerque with Pastor Jack Webb officiating. Graveside services will take place in Silver City on Thursday at 2 p.m. at Memory Lane Cemetery with Pastor Nelson Dorr officiating. He will be buried next to his wife of 34 years, Bernice B. Harvey. Memorial contributions may be made to the Polycystic Kidney Foundation, Kansas City, MO. Floral arrangements are welcome.

Mrs. Frida H. Hase, resident of Grants, N. M. for the past three years, passed away at the Grants Hospital on February 22. She was 81 years of age. Mrs. Hase had made her home with her daughter, Mrs. Rex Baldridge, in recent years. Previous to this she made her home with her son, Ernest Hase, in Helena, Montana. “Mama” Hase’, as she was ‘affectionately known, was born in Germany. She came to Mexico as a girl and from Mexico she journeyed with her husband and family to Tyrone in 1916. Herman Hase, Sr. her husband, was connected with the Phelps Dodge Corp. as an engineer, from 1916 until his death in 1937. At that time the family moved tu Silver City. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Rex Baldridge of Grants and Mrs. Katherine McLemore of Porterville, Calif.; two Sons. Herman Hase, ‘Jr., of Dallas, Texas, and Ernest Hase of Helena, Montana. Also surviving are six grandchildren Services were conducted at the Curtis Mortuary chapel last Saturday with the Rev. A. B. Cavanaugh of the First Methodist Church officiating Burial followed in the family plot at the Masonic Cemetery. Pallbearers were Lee Herdman, W. G. Word, Jr., Russell Merritt, Frank Light, H. Heesch and Harold Bibo.

Mrs. Jackie Fall Hase, sister-in-law of Mrs. Rex Baldridge, died Monday in El Paso of poliomyelitis. Her death was the first fatality from infantile paraylsis in El Paso this year.

Haslam: Grace Haslam, who for the past 12 years has made her home in Hurley with her daughter, Jacqueline Haslam, died Dec. 31 at Hillcrest General Hospital in Silver City. Mrs. Haslam was born February 17, 1894 at Warehouse Piont, Conn., and graduated from nurses training in 1914 in Massachusettes. She also took a post-graduate course in obstetrics, then followed her nursing career and public health work in Massachusetts, Utah and Wisconsin, and engaged in charity work. Her husband preceded her in death in 1938. Mr. Haslam was a member of the Grant County Humane Society. Survivors other than Miss Haslam include another daughter, Mrs. Marivn Paleck of Winona, Minn.; six grandchildren and one great-grand-daughter.

Mrs. Margaret Haas, a resIdent of Silver City for 20 years, died Tuesday at Hotel Dleu in ‘El Paso, after a long illness. She was 63 years old. She ‘had’ resided in El Paso for the past 12 years. Survivors are five daughters: Mrs Kenneth Shellhorn of Glenwood, Mrs. Floyd Clark of Cliff, Mrs. Jim Druley, who is residing in Arabia, Mrs. Dave Crook and Mrs. ‘Aubrey Smith, both of El Paso; one son, Elwood Baas, Jr., of El Paso, 23 grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. Harding, Orr and McDaniel Funeral Home had charge of funeral arrangements. Rosary services were held Wednesday evening and high mass was held Thursday morning at. St. Pius X Church Burial was in the National Cemetery at Fort Bliss.

Mrs. Margaret Haas, a resident of Silver City for 20 years, died Tuesday at Hotel Dieu in El Paso, after a long illness. She was 63 years old. She had resided in El Paso for the past 12 years. Survivors are five daughters: Mrs. Kenneth Shellhorn of Glenwood, Mrs. Floyd Clark of Cliff, Mrs. Jim Druley, who is residing in Arabia, Mrs. Dave Crook and Mrs. Aubrey Smith, both of El Paso; one son, Elwood Haas, Jr., of El Paso, 23 grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Harding, Orr and McDaniel Funeral Home had charge of funeral arrangements. Rosary services were held Wednesday evening and high mass was held Thursday morning at St. Pius X Church. Burial was in the Nation Cemetery at Fort Bliss.

The Rev. William Hassel, 61, pastor of the United Pentecostal Church In Sliver City the past seven months, died Saturday of a heart attack. Survivors are his widow, Mrs. Hester Hassel; six sons, and five daughters residing in Texas, Oklahoma and California. Funeral services were conducted at 10 am. Tuesday in the Curtis Mortuary chapel. The body was sent to Allison Texas, for burial.

Carl A. Hatch, 73, former U.S. Senator and retired federal district judge in New Mexico, died Sept. 15 in an Albuquerque hospital, following a long illness. While a senator he’ authored the Hatch Act, which prohibited federal employees from activity in politics. After serving in the Senate for 15 years, Hatch was appointed by President Harry S. Truman in 1949 as U. S. District Judge for New Mexico and filled this judicial position until 1961, when he retired because of ill health.

Hatfield: Charles W. Hatfield, 51, died at his home Feb. 1 after an illness. He was born Sept. 13, 1937, in Chicago, Ill., was a self-employed investment counselor, and had been a resident of the Silver City area since 1977. Interment services were held Tuesdayat 4 p.m. in the Fort Bayard National Cemetery with the Rev. Edward J. Richmeyer officiating. Survivors are his wife, Jean, of Silver City; a son, Charles Edward Hatfield of Las Cruces; a daughter, Kyong A. Hatfield also of Las Cruces; a brother, William A. Hatfield Jr. of Cutchogue, N.Y. and a sister, Debra Hatfield Browne of Brooklyn, NY. He was preceded in death by his mother in1988. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Hatfield: Marion B. Hatfield of Silver City died Nov. 12 at the age of 86 while visiting her family on Long Island, N.Y. She was born March 5, 1902, in Cleveland, Ohio, where she was raised as an only child by her widowed mother. She later married William A. Hatfield and resided with him until his death in New York in 1962. She then moved to Florida and finally to Silver City where she became a resident of New Mexico about four years ago. She was a world traveler and was extremely active in ballet and ballroom dancing until just three years ago. She was a lifelong, active participant in, and member of, the Presbyterian Church. She is survived by two sons, a daughter and their three spouses; seven grandchildren, two granddaughters-in-law; one grandson in law; and one great-grandson. She was a delightful, vivacious woman, loved by all who met her, and she will be deeply missed. Funeral arrangements will consist of a brief ceremony on Long Island and burial beside her beloved husband in Rye, N.Y. No donations or flowers are expected. Her only wish is that her many friends remember her.

HATHAWAY: George Martin Hathaway, 77, Silver City, died Monday in Gila Medical Center. He was born Aug. 21, 1908, in Illinois and was a retired truck driver. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge No. 735 in Griffith, md. He moved to Deming in 1973, where he was a member of the First Christian Church. Three years ago he moved to Silver City, where he was a member of Moose Lodge No. 1718. Memorial services will be held Thursday afternoon at 2 in Baca’s Wheeler Funeral Chapels in Deming. Internment will be private. Survivors include three brothers, Tom Hathaway of Florida, Al’ Hathaway of Worth, Ill., and Ves Hathaway, Chicago, Ill. Baca’s Wheeler Funeral Chapels is in charge of arrangements

HATLER: Ben Hatler, 86. of Santa Clara passed away Thursday in Fort Bayard Medical Center. Services are pending with Bright Funeral.

HATLER: Benjamin Odell Hatler, 86, of Santa Clara passed away Thursday, Dec. 26, in Fort Bayard Medical Center. The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. Sunday at Bright Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, also at Bright Funeral Home, with Brother Bill Trafton officiating. Interment will be in Memory Lane Cemetery. Mr. Hatler was born Oct. 23,1916, in Arkansas. He was the son of Will H. Hatler and Bell West Hatler. He married Eula Mae Mathers on April 4,1937, in Cloudcroft. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Eula Mae, of the family home; two sons, Bobby Hatler and his wife, Karen, of Sedona, Ariz., and Larry Hatler and his wife, Brenda, of White Rock; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; one aunt, Dessie West of Silver City; a cousin, Charlene Chandler, and her husband, R.L., also of Silver City; and numerous other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; and three sisters laiogene Burchett. Mr. Hatler grew up in Arkansas and attended schools there. When he was about 21 years of age, he and his family moved to New Mexico. He worked for Kennecott for 33 years as a heavy-equipment operator until retiring in the late 1970s. He loved to dance to country western music in his youth. He was a kind and loving husband and a friend who loved life, family and his work. He will be sadly missed by al. Pallbearers for Mr Hatler will be Rubin Holguin Sr., Ruben Holguin, Paul Maxwell, Rodney Chandler, Leon Mathers, and R L Chandler. Entrusted to Bright.

Hatler; Will Henry Hatler, 94, died recently in Silver City. Mr. Hatler was born in Batesville, Arkansas but was a resident of Artesia, NM since 1937 until coming to Bayard six years ago. He was a member of the Trinity Baptist Church in Artesia. Mr. Hatler is survived by two daughters, Jean Buchett of Ruidoso, Laura Herr of Bayard; one son, Odell Hatler of Central; three step-daughters, Mildred McComack of Gilbert, Az., Virgie Bynum of Lakewood, Ca., Gladys Phillips of Lovington; two step-sons, Raymond L. Holley of Pensacola, Florida, Marvin Holley of Los Alamitas, Ca.; four grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, and one great-great- grandchild. He was preceded in death by his wife, Vera Holley Hatler in 1975. Funeral services were held at the Trinity Baptist Church in Artesia with Rev. A.E. Burns officiating. Interment followed at the Hope Cemetery in Hope, NM. Serving as pallbearers were I.J. Bizzell, Truitt Goff, Herman Bush, Bill Pearson, Orvaill Reynolds, and Cecil Mauldin. Honorary pallbearers are J.P. Holder,Gary Parrish, and R.L. Chandler. Arrangements were by the WheelerFuneral Home in Silver City.

Hatley: Funeral services for Mrs. Arkie Violet Hatley, wife of Samuel E. Hatley, who died Sunday morning at the Hillcrest General Hospital, were held Tuesday at Cox Mortuary Chapel. Rev. ClarenceCrow of the Silver City Baptist Church officiated. Interment was in the Silver City Cemetery. Mrs. Hatley was born in Stigler, Okla. on March 5, 1907. She is survived, in addition to her husband, by two sons, Jack A. with the US Army and George T. who is at home; six sisters, Mrs. Myrtie Edmonson of Dermott, Tex., Mrs. Mary Greenfield of Snyder, Tex., Mrs. Willie Joseph of Sagus,Calif., Mrs. Ethel Hart of Snyder, Tex., Mrs. Eula Spencer of Reseda, Calif., and Mrs. Floyd Mericol of Van Nuys, Calif.; and four brothers, Fred Williams of Dermott, Tex., Ed Williams of Lubbock, Tex., Lubbock, Tex., Tyra Sullenger of Dermott, Tex., andJim Sullenger of Snyder, Tex.

The remainsd of Edward Hartzell, 59, who died here Sept 12, were removed by the Cox mortuary yesterday to Philidelphia, accompanied by Mrs. Hartzell and her sister Mrs. Paula Troup. Mr and Mrs. Hartzell came here a year ago in the hope of restoring Mr. Hartzell's health. He was a native of Telford Pa.

Mrs. Grace Haugland, wife of Judge Andrew J. Haugland, died last week after a prolonged illness. She had been a resident here for the past 31 years. She was born in Buffalo Center, Iowa; and was 51 at the time of her, death. In addition to her husband, she is survived by her parents, .Mr. and Mrs. Mike Hippen and one brother, of Buffalo Centèr, Iowa. Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon at 2:30 at the First Methodist Church with the Rev. Charles Walker officiating. Interment was in the Silver City Cemetery. Active pallbearers were John Harlan, H. 0. Robertson, Howard Burns, Marshall Walton, George Keener, and J. A. Dye. Honorary pallbearers were Joe Burke, Jack Covington, Dr. S. M. Ramer. Howard Mann, Judge A. W. Marshall, Joe Hodges, Sr., Chancie Snyder, John Bingaman, Vincent Vesely, W B. Hazen, L. A. Gordon, Dr. Sidney Baker Sam Steppe, Clark W. Doherty, Robert Jackson. Sr., Dr. R. E. Watts, Phil L. Webster’, Mike Papas Don Lusk, Owen Matthews, Carl P. Dunifon, Hartley, McDonald, Athington White, Louis Grenfeil, N. P. Grenfell, Sam Goodman, Ernest Wischman, Josh Brent and members of the Silver City LionsCiub. Funeral arrangements were by Cox mortuary.

Haugland: Mrs. Grace H.Haugland, wife of Judge Andrew J. Haugland, died last week after a prolonged illness. She had been a resident here for the past 31 years. She was born in Buffalo Center, Iowa and was 51 at the time of her death. In addition to her husband, she is survived by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Mike Hippen, and one brother of Buffalo Center, Iowa. Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon at 2:30 at the First Methodist Church with the Rev. Charles Walker officiating. Interment was in the Silver City Cemetery. Active pallbearers were John Harlan, H.O. Robertson, Howard Burris, Marshall Walton, George Keener and J.A. Dye. Honorary pallbearers were Joe Burke, Jack Covington, Dr. S.M. Ramer, Howard Mann, Judge A.W. Marshall, Joe Hodges, Sr., Chancie Snyder, John Bingaman, Vincent Vesely, W.B. Hazen, L.A. Gordon, Dr. Sidney Baker, Sam Steppe, Clark W. Doherty, Robert Jackson, Sr., Dr. R.E. Watts, Phil L. Webster, Mike Papas, Don Lusk, Owen Mattews, Carl P. Dunifon, Bartley McDonald, Athington White, Louis Grenfell, N.P. Grenfell, Sam Goodman, Ernest Wischman, Josh Brent and members of the Silver City Lions Club. Funeral arrangements were made by Cox Mortuary.

Mrs. Belle Hopkins Haven, 97, died in San Diego CA after. a lingering illness. Mrs. Haven had made her home in San Diego for the past 14 years. She was a longtime resident of Silver City and after the death of her husband, Roland D. Haven, in 1930, who~ was a prominent businessman, made her home with her sister the late Mrs. Melvin Porterfield Sr before moving to California. Mrs. Haven was an accomplished church organist and pianist and for a number of years taught both organ and piano. Funeral and cremation services were held in San Diego following her death and the cremated remains were interred in the family plot in Memory Lane cemetery Saturday morning at 10 am, with the Rev. C. M. Henderson of the Church of the Good Shepherd officiating. Mrs. Haven is survived by one son, Frank Haven of Pasadena, Calif.; one daughter, Mrs. Marian Lee of Long Beach, Calif.; four grandchildren and several great-grandchildren; a niece, Mrs. Peggy Parker, of El Peso and a sister- in-law, Mrs. Celestia Hopkins of San Diego. Curtis Mortuary was in charge of arrangements.

Word has been received here by Mrs. R. D. Haven of the death in Chicago Sunday morning of Mrs. Maclge Couplin, who died at the home of her son, James R Couplin

Haven: Dorothy Porterfield Haven, formerly of Silver City, died Sunday in Pasadena, Calif. Survivors are her husband, Frank Havenof Pasadena; and daughters, Susan Burd of Frederick, Md., and Jody Richardson of Nyack, N.Y.

Haven: Frank P. Haven, 81, a former Grant County resident, passed away at San Gabriel Mission Lodge Nursing Home in California. The managing editor of the Los Angeles Times for more than 14 years, Mr. Haven first worked as an assistant steamfitter at Nevada Consolidated Copper Co. in Hurley. He was born in Buffalo, N.Y. Mr. Haven began his newspaper career in 1930 at the San Diego Sun. He later worked for the San Diego Union-Tribune Publishing Co. before joining The Times, serving with the paper for 37 years, after starting as a $9-per-day copy editor in 1941. He was named managing editor Dec. 1, 1963. Survivors include a daughter, Susan Axarlis of Melbourne, Australia; two stepdaughters, Jody Richards of Nyack, N.Y. and Susan Burd of Jefferson, Md.; and twelve grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Porterfield Haven. A memorial serice will be held at a later date.

Havener: Patrick Havener, 15, and Roxann Havener, 13, of Liberty Hill, Texas, died as a result of an auto accident in Liberty Hill. They are the children of John and Tami Havener of Liberty Hill. Patrick Havener was born May 27, 1979 in Longview, Texas and died March 16 in Liberty Hill. He was an active high school student, participating in basketball. He was listed in Who's Who in American High Schools, was a member of the Junior Honor Society and was an avid baseball card collector. He was a member of the First Methodist Church in Liberty Hill and active in church activities. He was a born-again Christian. Roxann Havener was born Aug. 17, 1981 in Gilmer, Texas and died March 17 in Austin. She was an active eighth-grade student, participating in basketball, volleyball, softball and track. She was a member of the Girl Scouts and the Honor Society. She, too, was a member of the First Methodist Church and active in church youth activities. She was a born-again Christian. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. today in the First Baptist Church in Liberty Hill with the Rev. Robert Hahn and the Rev. Chester Henry officiating. Burial will be in the Liberty Hill Cemetery. Patrick and Roxann Havener are survived by their parents, John and Tami Havener of Liberty Hill; a sister, Tara Nicole Havener, also of Liberty Hill; their grandparents, LoCretta Marie Havener and Wayne Sego of Lake Arthur, N.M., Ted F. Vaughan of Silver City, and Mary Ann Vaughan of Arlington, Texas; her great-grandfather, Jesse A. Sconce of Arlington; and many relatives and friends. They were preceded in death by their grandfather, John Havener Jr. and great-grandmother, Susan Katherine Sconce. Arrangements are by Davis Funeral Home of Georgetown, Texas.

HAVENS: Shirley Ann Havens, 69, of Silver City passed away Tuesday, Jan. 1-2, in Gila Regional Medical Center. Memorial services were to be conducted at 10 this morning in the First Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Bob Reese officiating. Mrs. Havens was born Nov. 30, 1929, in Geneva, N.Y. She was the daughter of George Gurba and Flossie M. Stowell Gurba., Mrs. Havens married Kenneth Harold Havens on Jan.'19, 1952, in Geneva. She is sur- vived by her husband, Ken; her mother; three children, Ken Havens Jr. and his wife, Marcie, of Lovington, Karen Roberts and her husband, Mike, of Silver City, and Andy Havens and his wife, Dorie, of Galiup; and eight grandchildren, Aaron, Emily, Cora and Hannah Havens, all of Lovington, Domineque and A.J., both of Galiup, and Sarah and Nick Roberts of Silver City. Mrs. Havens was preceded in death by her father, in 1995. Mrs. Havens was active with the Girl Scouts and served as leader from 1966-70. She was president of the Centennial Extension Club in 1970-71; and she was state president of New Mexico Extension Homemakers from 1984-86. In 1986, she was nominated as one of 30 finalists for the first Governors Award for outstanding women of New Mexico. She was president of the Silver City Woman's Club in 1988-89, and was a trustee of the First Presbyterian Church in 1983, 1984 'and 1985, and a deacon in 1976, 1977 and 1978. She and her husband, Ken, owned and operated Havens Construction Co. for many years. The company is now owned and operated by her daughter and son-in-law, Karen and Mike Roberts. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 2015 Wyoming NE, Ste. F, Albuquerque, NM 87112. Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Havens: Minnie Havens, 97, of Lakewood, N.J., died Sunday at Barnegat Nursing Home in New Jersey. She was born April 5, 1895, in Laurelton, N.J. She married Bryon E. Haven in 1917. He preceded her in death in March 1969. Mrs. Havens is survived by her oldest son, Earl, and his wife, Rebecca, of Chambersburg, Pa.; her second son, Osborne, and his wife, Gerry, of Stuart, Fla.; a daughter, Rose, of Barnegat Nursing Home; and her youngset son, Kenneth, and his wife, Shirley, of Silver City; their three children, Kenneth and his wife, Marcie, and grandchildren, Aaron, Emily, Cora and Hannah, of Balko, Okla.; Karen Roberts and her husband, Mike, and grandchildren, Sarah and Nicholaus, of Silver City; and Andrew and his wife, Dori, and two grandchildren, Dominique and A.J., of Gallup. She will be laid to rest in Greenville Cemetery in Lakewood, N.J. Funeral arangements are under the direction of D'Elia Funeral Home of Lakewood.

Hawk: Emilie E. Hawk, died Wednesday, Nov. 21, in Hillcrest General Hospital. Mrs. Hawk was born in Kansas and had been a resident of Grant County for 30 years. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Silver City. She is survived by her husband, Wilton N. Hawk of Silver City, three daughters, Mrs. Nathalia Sherwood of Las Cruces, Mrs. Patsey Shatsry of Loewisburg, Ohio, Mrs. Syney Buchanan of Silver City, a son, Mr. Wendell E. Hawk of Burlington, North Carolina and nine grandchildren. Funeral Services were held Saturday at the First United Methodist Church of Silver City with the Reverend Clifford E. Hutton officiating. Burial followed in Memory Lane Cemetery. The family asks that donations be made in her name to the American Cancer Society.

Hawk: Wilton N. Hawk, 73, passed away Saturday, Dec. 29, in Hillcrest General Hospital. Mr. Hawk was born in Walton, Kansas and had lived in Grant County for thirty years where he was a school teacher. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Silver City and the Insurance Representative of Sierra Life Insurance Co. in Silver City for several years. Mr. Hawk is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Nathalia Sheward of Las Cruces.Mrs. Patsy Shatsby of Lewisbuyrg, Ohio. Mrs. Sydney Buchanan of Silver City, a son Wendell E. Hawk, of Burlingon, North Carolina, and nine grandchildren. He was proceeded in death by his wife Emilie E. Hawk, in November. Funeral services will be heldThursday at 2 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church of Silver City with Rverend Clifford E. Hutton officiating. Interment will follow in Memeory Lane Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Mr. and Mrs. Wilton N. Hawk Memorial Fund in care of the First United Mehodist Church of Silber City.

Graveside services f or Carl E. Hawk, well known craftsman and artist, were held in the chapel of Curtis Bright Funeral Home Friday, AprIl 15. Hawk, 66, died at his home in’ Sliver City after a long bout with cancer. Brother Cliff Hutchins officiated at the services. Hawk’s grandparents, Bud and Martha Ellen Watkins,’ came to this area from Lakey, Texas In 1884 when they were 15 and. 13 years old. They had five sons, Lee, Boot, Buster, James and Thadeus, and three daugthers, Mae, Viola and Laura. The Thomas Hawk family came to Grant County after 1900, and eventually ‘moved to the Safford Valley in Arizona. Carl was the oldest son of the late Axle and Viola Hawk. His brother, Wayne, preceeded him in death in 1977. Carl was born at the famous Cottage Sanitorium when it was at its peak. A few months before Carl’s’ birth, Pancho Villa raided Columbus. His aunt, Maude Hawk Wright was living on a small ranch near the Mexican border. Villa killed her young husband, and sent their baby son into Mexico. He was later recovered. Because of his parents divorce, Carl and his brother spent most of their. time living with thei grandparents and aunts and uncles at Mulecreek. His interest in art started in the first grade and from then he was drawing pictures on anything, he could find. Carl lived with his ,aunt, ‘Laura Harke’ in , Silver City to attend high school. On graduation he was awarded a very large art scholarship for those days, in an out of state college. Money was just not available for the extra expenses, so he could not accept the scholarship and started learning other skills. Through Carl’s 46 years of labor he became a mechanic, butane gas plumber, tiner and an expert welder. His paintings and drawings were done by weekends and moonlight, whenever there was a demand for his talent. In 1967 Carl, and his wife, ,Gerry, established Hawk s Roost, a collector’s shop and art gallery combinati6n.. His’ last employment was with the Town of Silver City’ as ‘a welder. He belonged to the Grant County Art Guild and was a member of the Indian Hills Baptist Church. After being disabled’ with extensive oral cancer in 1979 he worked entirely on his art creations. He had a rare talent of seeing the pictures in his mind, and drew and painted these. He was tired of cômmercial assignment work and decided to concentrate solely on what he wanted to do. His family baèkground and former ranch experiences ‘were more than enough to Keep him busy busy creating.. He portrayed the Southwest in its many phases of life. The last four years of his life his, work was so readily accepted by buyers of Western’ Realism that, he had a hard time keeping the walls covered at Hawks Roost. Through the years Carl won many honors and ribbons, but he considered the viewing by the public his most important critics, Hawk had 22 magazine and book covers to his credit, includiñg five covers for collections of Enterprise old records.

Wayne L. Hawk, 58, passed away Saturday, April 2, at Hillcrest Hospital following an extended illness. Mr. Hawk was $ ifelong resident ~f Silver City, and was retired from Kennecott Copper Corporation after 32 ye~is. He is survived by ~6 wife Mrs. Jacque Hawk, one daughter, Mrs. Pamela Tho~pson,,* son, Bradford Wayne L Hawke, 58, passed away Saturday, april 2, at Hillcrest hospital following an extended illness. Mr Hawke was a life long resident of Silver City and was retired from Kennecott Copper after 32 years. He is survived by his wife, Mrs Jacque Hawke, one daughter, Mrs Pamela Thompson, one son Branford A Hawke, one granddaughter, Jacqueline D Thompson and one brother, Carl E. Hawk/all of Silver City. Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 5 , at the Curtis-Bright Funeral chapel with Rev. Clifford E. Hutton of the First United Methodist Church officiating. Internment followed in Memory Lane Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Dave Whitley, Wesley Grimes, Mike Brockman, Jim Brockman, ‘Walter Herkenhoff, Domingo Gonzales, Dr. S. D. Dye, Dr. Jo n Bell and Eddy Hughes. /

Mrs Jane F Hawkins left ‘by plane Sunday from EL Paso for Sayre Penna called there by the death of her twin ‘sister Mrs. Bessie Flood Cahill. Surviving, besides her sister In Silver City are husband four children and several grandchildren . ‘ Mrs Hawklns Is a teacher in the Cobre Consolidated School system and the wife of Hugh Hawkins, member of the. American National Bank staff.

HAWKINS: Ruby Lee (Mrs. Rob) Hawkins, 83, f Buck-horn passed away at her residence Thursday. Funeral services will he conducted at the Gila Valley Baptist Church on Monday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Walter Hubel officiating. Interment will he in the Mesa Cemetery in Gila. Mrs. Hawkins was~ horn Nov. 5, 1914, in Aspermont, Texas, the daughter of Able Lee Gibson and Ruby Rogers Gibson. Mrs. Hawkins wa~ married to Robert Milton Hawkins on June 7, 1934, in Aspcrmont. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Rob; one daughter, Robbic C. Owens; three grandsons, Robert Layre Owens, Warren D. “Buck” Owens and his wife, Korin, and David Wayne Owens: live great-grandchildren, Cameron, Jessica, Christopher, Erica and April; one brother, Jack Gibson of Albuquerque; and four sisters. Kay Patterson of Toyah, Texas, Joyce Newsom of Lamesa. Texas, Rachel Ward of Silver City and Lorene Van Meter of Reddings. Cal if. Mrs. Hawkins’ family requests that, in lieu of flowers, donations hc made to the Gila Valley Community Church, P.O. Box 62. Gila. NM 88038. Bright Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Hawkins; Hugh Hawkins, died Feb. 20 at Fort Bayard Medical Center. Mr.Hawkins was well known to many of us for the many roles he played in Grant County. As well as being a resident here for thirty years he was also voted the Grant County Citizen of the year, he was past commander of the American Legion and V.F.W., Past president of the Optimist Club, Lions Club and Silver High Booster Club, Methodist Men's Club, one of the original organizers of the Fourth of July Celibration, President of Silver City Chamber of Commerce. He was also a major in the Salvation Army and voted Outstanding Veteran of the year. Survivors of Mr. Hawkins include his wife Jane Flood Hawkins of Silver City, His son Tommy Hawkins of Cuba, N.M.,Sisters Beulah McAdoo, Emma Anderson, Mary Grubbo all of Winchester, Va., and Marguerite Diveley of Meversdale, Pa., and four grandchildren Mark Hawkins of Lubbock Texas, Trudy Gambrel of Nashville, Tenn., Mari Lynn Hawkins and Nathanel Hawkins both of Cuba, N.M. Sevices for Mr. Hawkins were held Wednesday Feb. 24 at the Chapel of Wheeler Funeral Home at 10:00 a.m. Interment followed at Fort Bayard Nat. Cemetery. In lieu of the flowers donations are requested to be made to the Salvation Army. Serving as pallbearers were Bob Poe, Dick Beaty, David Pearson, Jack Moorehead, Tommy Shelly, Carl Mrotzek, All arrangements by WheelerFuneral Home.

Hawkins: Alma Pauline Hawkins, 73, of Buckhorn, died Thursday. Mrs. Hawkins is survived by her husband, Levern Hawkins of Buckhorn; one daughter, Jessie M. Kemper of Buckhorn; three sons, William E. Hawkins of Mangus Springs, Gene Hawkins of Grand View, Mo., and Jerry W. Hawkins of Overland Park, Kan.; two sisters, Clara Jobe of Tucumcari and Maxine Havens of Hamilton, Texas; three brothers, Wesley Shoemaker of Ima, NM., George Shoemaker of Socorro and Billy Shoemaker of El Paso, Texas; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren, Mrs. Hawkins was preceded in death by a sister, Viola Hawkins, and by a brother, Wiley Shoemaker. Funeral services will be held Monday at 10 a.m. in the First Baptist Church in Gila with Fred Kerns officiating. Serving as pallbearers will be Melvin Jobe, Ronnie Jobe, Elmer Jobe, Eddy Shoemaker, Marvin Evans, and Wade Kemper. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Rob Hawkins, Jupe Means, A.V. Youngblood, Frank Drummond, Lupe Villagran, Sabas Villagran, Denk Chappel, A.C. Watkins, George Schale, Louis Oliver, Noel Rankin, Harry Nelson, Roy Walker, Cecil D-Spain and all their friends. Arrangements are with the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

Hawkins; Elmer Floyd Hawkins, 68, former area resident who had resided in Tucson, Az, for the last 8 months died at the University of Arizona Medical Center. He was born August 9, 1916 in Tye, Tx. and was a retired electrician from Ft. Bayard. His memberships included the First Baptist Church of Columbus. Veterans of Foreign Wars having served in World War II, the American Legion and the National Association of Retired Federal Employees. Funeral services were held at Baca's Wheeler Funeral Chapel. Rev. Junior Pwell, Pastor of the First Baptist Church of Columbus officiating and interment followed at Mountain View Cemetery. He is survived by two daughters. Dorothy Rogers, Tucson and Karen Zumwalt, Silver City; a brother, Lloyd Hawkins, Abilene, Tx.; two sisters, Thelma Cox and Beatrice Bryan both of Abilene; seven grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Hazel Irene Hawkins last July 11, 1984. Baca'sWheeler Funeral Chapels was in charge of arrangements.

Hawkins; Hazel Irene Hawkins, 71, former Deming resident died in Tucson, Az. She was born October 4, 1912 in Texline, Tx and was retired as the canteen manager at the Fort Bayard Medical Center. For 24 years she lived in Arenas Valley and later in Truth or Consequences before moving to Deming in April of 1975. She was a member of the Columbus Baptist Church and had moved to Tucson last month. Funeral services were held at Baca's Wheeler Mortuary Chapel. Rev. Junior Powell, Pastor of the Columbus Baptist Church officiated and interment followed at Mountain View Cemetery. She is survived by her husband, Elmer Hawkins of Tucson, Az; two daughters, Dorothy Rogers, Tucson, Az and Karen Zumwalt, Silver City; one sister, Inez Supulver, Kansas City, Kan; seven grandchildren and twelve great- grandchilddren. Arrangements were by Baca's Wheeler Mortuary.

Hawkins: Ingeborg Elaine Hawkins, a resident of Mangas Springs, passed away Sunday at Gila Regional Medical Center in Silver City. She is survived by her husband, Bill Hawkins; and a son, Jeff Hawkins. Funeral services will be held at 10a.m. Thursday at the First Baptist Church in Estancia with the Rev. David Goble officiating. Hanlon Mortuary of Mountainair is in charge of arrengments.

Hawkins; Jane Flood Hawkins, 78, died Wednesday evening at Fort Bayard. Jane was born in Hudson, Penn. and was a long time resident of Grant County. She was a member of the Messiah Lutheran Church, a long time member of National Education Association and taught for over 23 years at the Bayard Elementary School. She is survived by one son, Thomas H. Hawkins of Cuba, NM; one brother, Dr. James Flood of Waverly, New York; four grandchildren, Mark Hawkins of Las Cruces, Turdy Gambrel of Shelbyville, Tenn., Marilynn Hawkins and Nathaniel Royal Hawkins of Cuba, NM. Funeral services were held May 5 at the Wheeler Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Ed Richmeyer officiating. Interment followed at the Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Arrangements by Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

HAWKINS: Vance Hawkins. 92, passed away Thursday in Silver City. He was born March 31, 1904, in Desdemona, Texas. to Samuel Robert and Antonio Hawkins. He came to New Mexico in 1930 from Cornmanche County, Texas, and worked for several ranches in the area. He was a break-man at Kennecott for many years and also for the highway department. He is survived by a daughter, Jackie Stone, and her husband. Jeep, of Albuquerque; a `Son. Arnold Hawkins, and hic wife, Carolyn, of Jonesboro, Ga.; a special friend, Shirley Binder, and her family; five grandchildren. Sherri Kenney, Ron Stone, Judy Coil-man, Tony Hawkins and Deanna Suggs; seven great-grand-children, Jenel Kinney, Chris Kinney, Rachelle and Troy Suggs, and Carissa, KayLee and Cassady Stone; two brothers, Rob Hawkins of Buckhorn and Bill Hawkins of Aspearmont, Texas; two sisters Nina Ivy of Midland, Texas, and Lois Dart of Fort Smith, Ark.; and many nieces and nephews He was preceded in death by his wife, Frances Hawkins in 1966; and two sisters May Trammell and Alto Tranimell Johnson. Funera services will be held today a 3 in the alternoon at Baca'. Funeral Chapels with Pastor Walter Huber of the Gila Valley Baptist Church officiating. Interment will follow at the Masonic Cenictery with Tyrone Lodge No. 52 AF and AM conducting. Pallbearers will be Ron Stone, Tony Hawkins, Tim Coffman, Craig Suggs, Roger Lord, Ho Hawkins and Donald Trammell. Honorary bearers are Clarence Brown, Ernie Brown, George McDermett and Fred Gaye. In lieu of flowers, donations may he made to the Benevolent Fund of the Gila Valley Baptist Church or a charity of choice. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapel.

William Richard Hawksworth, resident of San Juan, died at his home there Monday, Jan. 29 at 11:30 à.’rn. A resident of Grant County since 1923, Mr. Hawksworth lived on the Mimbres for the past four years and previous to that was a resident of Santa Rita. The deceased was born at Altoona, Pa. In 1873. He is survived by his wife, one daughter, Mrs. Susie Baker of Vanadium; a sister, Mrs. William Beltz of .Pittsburgh, Pa.; also a brother, Charles A. Hawksworth of Pittsburgh and three grandsons. - Funeral services were held at the Cox Mortuary Chapel Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. Interment will be made Friday at Dallas, in the family plot there. Rev. Fred A. Darley officiated. Honorary bearers were J. CMitchel1, Fred Adams, Wm. Potton, Fred Stevenson, Wm. H. Stevenson,. Charles Neudert, Claude Rasor, James Stewart and Thomas Perez.

Dr. John M Hawley 93, fâther of Mrs. S D Murff, Silver City, died Monday at Resthavenome. He had resided at the home of his daughteror the pat five years. Besidesrs Murf survivors are three other daughters, Mrs. Paul E Smaflwood and Mit W. D. Mesing both of Illinois; , and Mrs E A. Louder, of Virginia and two sons, Irving R. Hawley, Illinois and S D Hawley Fullfuria Tx. Curtis mortuary was in charge of funeral services held in Greenville Ill followed by burial there.

Hay: Robert Hay, 69, a Silver City resident, died recently in an Albuquerque hospital. He was born Feb. 14, 1923, in Mena, Ark., to Walker and Freda Riley Hay. He and his wife, Norma, moved to Silver City in 1978. Mr. Hay was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Knights of Columbus, Theta Tau Fraternity at the University of Arkansas, Albuquerque Board of Realtors and St. Francis Newman Center Parish. He was active in the Republican Party in Silver City. Mr. Hay is survived by his wife of 45 years, Norma Hay. He is also survived by his children, Robert Hay Jr. and his wife, Peggy; Tom Hay and his wife, Rita; Jim Hay and his wife, Pam; Steve Hay and his wife, Pam; Dan Hay, with the U.S. Air Force, and his wife, Karen; and Kevin Hay, who is with the U.S. Navy. He is also survived by his brother, Walker C. Hay Jr.; his sister, Helen Sewell; and eight grandchildren. Mr. Hay was interred with full military honors at the national cemetery inSanta Fe. A memorial Mass will be celebrated at St. Francis Newman Center Parish in Silver City on Saturday, March 28, at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association.

 HAYDEL: Kerney A. Haydel, 54, of Idyllwild CA. entered into eternal rest Wednesday, Oct. A, at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was horn Jan. 31, 1945, in Louisiana. Mr. Haydel had r been an employee of Marriot Hotels for' the past number of years. He was a Vietnam veteran, who served in the U.S. Army. Funeral services arc pending at Custer-Christansen Mortuary in La Puente, Calif. Local arrangciiiciils were with Baca's Funeral Chapels. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Mrs. Inez Cecelia Hayden, 55, died Wednesday night of a cerebral hemorrhage at her home in Hurley. She is survived by her husband, Jarvis M. Hayden, and one daughter Mrs. T. A. Snedden of Tucson, and four sisters, Mrs. C. D. Geabert, Mrs. R. D. Sidey, Mrs Kathleen McDaniel all of Deming, and Mrs. R. 0. Darbyshire of Anthony. Mrs. Hayden was a member of El Paso Chapter No. 4, Order of Eastern Star. Funeral services were to be held today at 11 a.m. at the Mahoney Mortuary, Deming, with the Rev. Arthur E. Bomers of Hurley officiating, followed by internment in Mountain View cemetery.

Haymes: Flora Ottis, 89, a resident of Santa Fe for the past 28 years and a former resident of Silver City, died in her home in Santa Fe on Sunday, Nov. 1, following a lengthy illness. Mrs. Haymes was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Haymes Sr., and by two sons, Clarence Haymes, Jr. and Ernest Ray Haymes. She is survived by two sons, Joe E. Haymes of Silver City and Bobby Lee Haymes of Santa Fe; a daughter, Helen Roberts and her husband, Howard, also of Silver City; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren. Graveside services were held Tuesday in the Fairview Cemetery in Santa Fe with the Rev. Charles O. Price officiating. Arrangements were through the Berardinelli Mortuary of Santa Fe.

Haymes: Mrs. Joe Haymes received word of the death of her nephew,Bert M. (Butch) Snyder, III., 29, from Portsmouth VA., following an illness of several months. The deceased is the son of Bert M. Snyder, Jr., of Seattle WA., and Mrs. Dorothy Best Snyder of El Paso, TX., former residents of Silver City.

H. R. Heyne died Wednesday morning at the Santa Rita hospital after a short illness. Mr. Heyne’s death came as a distinct shock to the whole cornmmunity He was a very popular member of the Lyons club. Mr Heyne held a doctorate degree in Chemistry, was born in Germany, and came to this country at an early age. He was associated for many years with the petrolium industry as a petrolium chemist. MR and Mrs Heynes had made their home in Mogollon where he was the purchasing agent for the Black Hawk Mine. He and Mrs Hayne had just returned from San fransisco Lyons club convention and he made a report on the convention to the Bayard members. Funeral services are pending the arrival of Mrs Hayne’s daughter Mrs Franey Ray and her husband coming as well as his brother.

HAYNES: James E. Haynes, 72, of Tyrone passed away Monday, Jan. 3, at his residence. Mr. Haynes was born April 16, 1927, in Pioneer, Texas. He was the son of Joe and Ora Haynes. He married Madeline Dowd of White Deer in 1954. He is survived by his wife, Madeline; and two sons, Byron and his wife, Carey, of McKinney, Texas, and Brad and his wife, Yvette, of Salt Lake City, Utah. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Maddie of McKinney, Bran- don of Houston, and Nycole and Blake of Salt Lake City; sisters, Naomi Davis of Mineral Wells, Texas, Mary Jo McCain and her husband, David, of Wichita Falls, Texas, and Alice Fry, Martha Maxwell, and Katy Horton and her husband, Hal, all of Odessa, Texas; and numerous nieces arid nephews. Mr. Haynes graduated from Odessa High School. He attended San Angelo College (now Angelo State) and graduated from Texas Western (now the University of Texas at El Paso) in 1951. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Mr. Haynes was a wonderful husband, father and friend. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Bright Funeral Home is in charge of ar- rangements.

Haynes: Nettie E. Haynes, mother of Ella M. Yocum and a former resident of Silver City, passed away this morning in Cleburne, Texas. Graveside services will be held Friday at ten a.m. in the Rest Lawn Cemetery in El Paso, Texas. Harding-Orr and McDaniel Funeral Home on Pershing Drive in El Paso is in charge of arrangements.

Haynie: Ernest W. Haynie, 66, who for the past 30 years had engaged in ranching at Plesanton, Catron County, died there Saturday. His wife preceded him in death last November. FuneraL services were held Monday afternoon in the Glenwood Presbyterain Church, the Rev. Richard Anderson of Reserve officiating. Burial was in the Glenwood cemetery Surviving are a sister, Mrs. Olive Elledge, Mesa Ariz; a brother, Albro Haynie, Lampasa, Tex. and nine grandchildren.

Haynie: Mrs. Orie Haynie, 74, a resident of Catron County for many years, passed away Saturday at the home of her son, Norman Haynie in Silver City. Funeral services were held Monday at 10:30a.m. at the Cox Mortuary chapel, Bishop Sherwood of the Church of Latter Day Saints at St. John, Ariz. conducting the rites. Buraial took place in the Glenwood cemetery. Surviving are her husband, E.W. Haynie; son, Norman; seven grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Winifred Reader, Clare, Mich. and Mrs. Reene Broomed, Flint, Mich; and a brother, Newell Denman residing in Florida.

HAYS: Jack Henry Hays, 89, of Rodeo passed away Saturday at Gila Regional Medical Center. Graveside services will be held at 2’ p.m. Wednesday in the Rodeo Cemetery. Mr. Hays was born Dec. 30, 1908, in Parker County, Texas. He was the son of Joseph H. Hays and Etta Pearl Graves. Mr. Hays is survived by a son, Jackie Hays Jr. of Buckeye, Ariz.; a granddaughter, Barbara Hays of Belveder, Ill.; two great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Lordsburg Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Hays: David Ray Hays, 19, a Deming resident, died Friday evening in an automobile accident north of Deming. Visitation will be held this afternoon from 2 to 6 at Baca's Funeral Chapels in Deming and the funeral service will begin at 10 Tuesday morning at the Deming High School gymnasium. The Rev. Gene T. Bourgeois Sr.,pastor of the Manor Baptist Church in Roswell, will officiate. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. He was born Jan.12, 1975, and lived in Deming most of his life. He graduated from Deming High School this year. He played on the varsity basketball team and was a former district high jump champion. During his high school years, he worked as a cowboy for the Hurt Cattle Co. and was employed by James Hamilton Construction Co. in Silver City. Survivors include his father, Jerry Hays, and his mother, Myra Hays, of Deming; a brother, Paul Cormier of Lake Charles, La.; a sister, Crystal Dawn Hays of Deming; his paternal grandparents, Leroy Hays and his wife, Susan, and Helen M. Hays of Deming; and his great-grandmother, Lillian Hays. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Lawrence and Nezzie Bourgeois. Serving as pallbearers will be Brannon Tolman, Cable Hestand, Gary Lasiter, Jason Allen, Myles Baker, Clinton Ruebush, Kyle Stevens and Jarod Hofacket. Honorary pallbearers are Avery, Lawrence, Ernie and William Hurt, and Larry and Don Hartman. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions may be made to the Deming High School varsity basketball team. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels of Deming.

HAYS: Jack H. Hays, 89, of Rodeo passéd away day at Gila Regional Medical Center. Services are pending with Lordsburg Funeral Home.

HAZARD: Mary Pauline Hazard, 83, entered life eternal Wednesday at Sunshine Haven Nursing Home in Lordsburg. She was born in Alta, Jackson County, Okla., on April 22, 1914, to William and Wilda Moms. She grew up there and also attended nursing school in Jackson County. She worked as a nurse during World War II. She was in California at the naval ammunition dump, working for the Civil Service Naval Ordnance, at the time she met Kenneth Hazard. They were both widowed then, each having two children from their previous ~marriages. Shortly after the war ended, the couple married and soon after had two children together. The children of Mr. and Mrs. Hazard are John Arnold and is wife, Frances, of Darington, Wash., Kenneth Hazard of Lordsburg, Ben Hazard of New Town, S.D., Vivalene Rankin and her husband, Ron, of Lacross, Fwash., Elaine Hazard of Calavaris County, Calif., and Laura Wright of San Marhcos, Calif. Devoted mother ,.jtnd wife, Mrs. Hazard also served as the municipal ~judge in Lordsburg. In 1979, at the New Mexico municipal judge in Lordsburg. In 1979 at the municipal comference in Albuquerque she was found to be oldest and lowest-paid judge in the state. She was 75 and her monthly wage was $130 per month. She was preceded in death by her husband, who passed on in 1979, and is survived by four children, 17 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. A graveside service Will be held today at 3 p.m. at Mountain View Cemetery in Lordsburg. Elder Fred Ewing of the Church of Christ will be officiating. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels of Silver City.

Mrs. Margaret Hazen, 68, a native of Pennsylvania and former resident of Tyrone and Silver City for 40 years, died last Thursday at Kairmoor Nursing home, Colorado Springs, Colo., where she had been a patient for about two years. Mrs. Hazen was Past Worthy Matron of the Tyrone Eastern Star, a member of the First Methodist Church of Silver City a member of the Silver Woman’. Club and a Grey of the American Red Cross until her departure for Colo. three years ago. The. widow of the late Wilson B. Hazen, who served a a probate judge for a number of years, is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Philip (Virginia) Jessen, Colorado Springs, Colo., three daughters, Peggy, Becky and Erica Jesssn, and one sister Mrs Stella Stone Hazen who lives In Pennsylvania. Graveside services were held Monday at the Masonic Cemetery, ‘Silver City, with Rev. Janiss Wayne of the ‘First Methodist Church, officiating with the Curtis Mortuary In charge is internmeat. Pallbearers were H 0. Robertson, John Harlan, Otto Prevoet, Raymond T. Smith, George H. Brown and E L Mickelson

Hazen: William B. Hazen, 63, probate judge of Grant County, in which position he had served for several terms in recent years, died Monday at Fort Bayard Veterans Administration Hospital. He was a veteran of World War I. Born in Greenville, Pennsylvania, Oct. 17, 1896, he came to New Mexico 37 years ago, residing in Silver City. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge of Tyrone in which he had served as worshipful master and was a past Deputy Grand Master of the 10th Masonic District of New Mexico and member of the Scottish Rite, Santa Fe. During World War I he served in the U.S. Army in France and was a member of the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Throughout his long residence in Silver City, Judge Hazen was active in community affairs. Serving as probate judge, he won deserved recognition as a capable and conscientious public official in this office. Also he served for some years as a member of the Grant County Selective Service Board in which he also made a record for efficiency. Surviving are his wife, Mrs.Margaret Hazen; a daughter, Mrs. Phillip Jessen, Albuquerque, the former Virginia Hazen, and three grandchildren; a brother, Claire Hazen, Erie, Pa.' and three sisters, Mrs. Troy Livingstone, Richmond, Va., Mrs. J.E. Sankey, Akron, Ohio and Mrs. A.L. Cooper,. Finlay Lake, NY. Funeral services will be held at two o'clock this afternoon at the Cox Mortuary Chapel, the Rev. A.D. Cavanaugh, pastor of the First Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will take place in the Masonic cemetery. Tyrone Lodge No. 52, A.F.&A.M will hold committal ritualistic services at the grave. Active pallbearers will be H.O. Robertson, John G. Harlan, C.O. Prevost, Fred Prevost, Jr., Raymond T. Smith and George H. Brown. Honorary pallbearers are Robert Jackson, Sr., Fred Prevost, Sr., E.L. Mickelson, Hampton Cooper, Frank Light, Jack Wilson, Dr. John Spriggs, Walter Wilson, Walter Burris, Joe Burke, Jack Covington, Sam Steppe, Dr. Roy Willie, Dr. C.M. Kurtz, Dr. Higgins, John T. McMillen, Don Lusk, Marshall R. Walton, Merle Fenton and the Courthouse personnel.

Elam L Head, 75, passed away at his home in Santa Rita early Wednesday morning. Mr Head was a life-long resident of Grant County, having been born at Redstone. Survivors are a son, Bill Head of Santa Rita, and four daughters, Mrs James Burns of Clovis, Mrs. Jerry Heade of Deming, Mrs. William F. Ely of Silver City, Mrs. Harold Banks of Lubbock a brother, Robert T Head of Monterey, Mexico, and 26 grandchildren, Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery in Denting where Mrs. Head, who died Jan, 2S, 1963, Is burled. Funeral service. were under the direction of Curtis Mortuary. Time and date had not been set as we went to press pending word from relatives.

 Elva A. Head, 72, of Santa Rita, died Monday morning at Hillcrest General Hospital where she had been a patient for a week. Mrs. Head was a member of a pioneer ranching family of the area, she and, her husband, Elam L. Head, having operated and lived on a ranch near Santa Rita for many years. Survivors are her husband; four daughters, Mrs. Rosemary Burns of Clovis, Mrs. Katherine Heade of Garden Grove, Calif., Mrs. Elaine Banks of Lubbock, Tax., and Mrs. Betty Ely of Silver City; one son, Bill Head, rancher near Santa Rita; a sister, Mrs Mary Austin of Nevada. Calif.; a brother Fred Schmidt of Missouri; and 16 grandchildren. Rosary services were held Tuesday evening at the Curtis Mortuary chapel. Mass was said Wednesday at l0 a.m. at the Santa Rita Catholic Church. Burial took place in “Mountain View cemetery at Deming under direction of the Curtis Mortuary.. Serving as * pallbearers were Forrest Delk, William Frazier, Jimmy Smith, Henry Forsyth, Leslie Goforth and George Myers.

Head: John Wesley Head, 91, resident of Grant County for 69 years passed away at the Hillcrest General Hospital on Saturday. The deceased was born at Alexandria, Tex. on Feb. 5, 1860 and came to Grant County in January of 1883. He first engaged in mining in this area and in later years became a rancher. His survivors are two sons, E.L. Head of Santa Rita and R.T. Head of Monterrey, N.L., Mexico; two sisters, Mrs. E.A. Cunningham of Glenwood and Mrs. Pearl Thwaits of Las Cruces; six grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday from Cox Mortuary with the Rev. Harold E. Johnson of SantaRit officiating. Burial was in Silver City cemetery. Pallbearerswere J.C. Mitchell, Ross Hamilton, Bill Head, J.M. Kelley, WilliamFrazier and Walter Hamilton.

Hearn: Eudora (Dora) Nellie Hearn died on Friday in Silver City. Mrs. Hearn was born April 16, 1890, in Sterling City, Tex., the daughter of William and Elizabeyh Slaughter Hiler. Survivors include one daughter, Ruby Grayce Raines of T or C; one sister, Alice Eloise Wager-Smith; of Albuquerque; one grandson, Walter Zook of San Antonio, Tex., and two great grandchildren. GravesideServices will be held this afternoon at 2 at the Hot Springs Cemetery in T or C, with Deacon Freddie Harris officiating. Arrangements by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Heath: Michael Lee Health, 18, resident of Silver City, died Saturday. He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Heath of Las Vegas, Nev.; three brothers, Donald Ira Heath Jr. and Brain Wayne Heath, both of Silver City, and Jeremih Heath of Las Vegas, Nev.; and his grandparents, Richard and Cynthia Hickman of Sun Lakes, Ariz., Betty Rose Smiley of Orora, Ill., and James and Florence Riis of Sheriton, Ill. Memorial services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the Curtis-Bright funeral chapel. Arrangements are with the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Final rites for S. Jack Heather, pioneer Lordsburg mortician were held Sunday at the Heather Mortuary. The deceased had’ established the mortuary bearing his name in 1912 and was also engaged in the contracting business. Interment was held at Mountain View cemetery. Heather was born in England and had been active in New Mexico American Legion affairs. He was a’ past grand chancellor of the Knights of Pythias, Surviving are his wife; two sons, Harber who had been asso~ ciated in business with his father, and Jack of Hay, Kans.: and a daughter.

Heather: Harber Jack Heather, 76, a lifelong resident of Lordsburg, passed away Friday at Arizona William Wesley Nursing Home in Tucson, Ariz. He was born Jan. 12, 1919 in Dallas, the son of Sylvanus Jack and Blanche (Redus) Heather. He grew up in Lordsurg, where he helped his father with the family owned Heather Mortuary then located on Third Street in Lordsburg. He was a graduate of Lordsburg High School. He attended the University of New Mexico at Albuquerque and graduated from Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service in Nashville, Tenn. He served in the South Pacific as a chief petty officer in the Medical Corps in the United States Navy during World War II. He married Nora Sanders Hrna on Jan. 10, 1981 in Lordsburg. Mr. Heather was a former mayor of Lordsburg and for 25 years served as secretary for the New Mexico State Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors. He was a 25-year member of the Lordsburg school board and worked for 30 years as a State Farm insurance agent. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, the Shriners and the Elks Lodge. Mr. Heather will always be remembered by the many families he served when he was funeral director and owner of Heather Funeral Home, now known as Lordsburg Funeral Home. He is survived by his wife, Nora Heather of Lordsburg; a son, Jack Harber Heather of Tucson; a granddaughter, Ashley Renee Heather of Tucson; a brother, Jack Heather and hs wife, Peggy of Hays, Kans.; and several nieces. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Susan Jane Heather, and a sister, Dora Ellen-Mullins. Visitation will take place today from 4-8 p.m. in the Lordsburg Funeral Home chapel. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. David Bonnell officiating. Interment will follow in Mountain View Cemetery in Lordsburg. Military honors will be accorded by local military organizations. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his name to the Alzheimer's Association A.D. Southern Arizona Chapter, P.O. Box 13423, Tucson, Ariz. 85732-3423 or Children to Children, 3922 North Mountain Ave., Tucson, AZ 85719. Family members selected Lordsburg Funeral Home to serve them.

Heather: Susan J. Heather, 43, a former Lordsburg resident, died Wednesday at Berger Hospital in Circleville, Ohio. The funeral service will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at Baca's Heather Funeral Chapel in Lordsburg with the Rev. Toy Brewer of the First Baptist Church officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery in Lordsburg. She was born Nov. 24, 1946, in Lordsburg. She was a funeral director. Ms. Heather was a member of the First Baptist Church, a 1964 graduate of Lordsburg High School, and a 1979 graduate of the Dallas Institute of Funeral Services. She is survived by her father, Harber J. Heather of Lordsburg; a brother, Jack Heather of Tucson, Ariz.; and numerous other relatives. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions to the Alzheimer's Disease group, P.O. Box 44253, Tucson, Ariz. 85733 in the name of Harber J. Heather in memory of Susan J. Heather. Baca's Hillcrst Funeral Chapels is in charge ofarrangements.Heather: Susan J. Heather, 43, a former Lordsburg resident, died Wednesday at Berger Hospital in Circleville, Ohio. The funeral service will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at Baca's Heather Funeral Chapel in Lordsburg with the Rev. Toy Brewer of the First Baptist Church officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery in Lordsburg. She was born Nov. 24, 1946, in Lordsburg. She was a funeral director. Ms. Heather was a member of the First Baptist Church, a 1964 graduate of Lordsburg High School, and a 1979 graduate of the Dallas Institute of Funeral Services. She is survived by her father, Harber J. Heather of Lordsburg; a brother, Jack Heather of Tucson, Ariz.; and numerous other relatives. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions to the Alzheimer's Disease group, P.O. Box 44253, Tucson, Ariz. 85733 in the name of Harber J. Heather in memory of Susan J. Heather. Baca's Hillcrst Funeral Chapels is in charge ofarrangements.

Hebenheimer: Alma Ruth Hebenheimer, 78, formerly of Silver City, died Friday in Atlanta, Ga. She was born Feb. 18, 1918 in Litchfield, Ill. Mrs. Hebenheimer was a secretary and worked in the banking industry in St. Louis, Mo. for a long time prior to her retirement. Graveside funeral services will be held Wednesday morning at ten in Memory Lane Cemetery wih Deacon Johnnie Perez officiating. Calling hours will precede the service. They will be held at Baca's Funeral Chapels from 8-9 a.m. She was predeceased by her husband, Jack Hebenheimer. Survivors include a brother, Alfred Mercer and his wife, Myrtle, of Silver City; a niece, Mary Lou Bassett of Silver City; a nephew, James Mercer of Payson, Ariz.; and other nieces and nephews not living in the area. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Reinhard A. Heckebill, of Deming, a World War I veteran, died Tuesday at Fort Bayard Veterans Hospital. He was born in Oldenburg, Texas, Aug. 17, 1888 and was a retired farmer. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Lillian B. Hackebill, and a daughter, Mrs. Matthew Morrow. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Wheel Mortuary In Deming.

HEDDLESTEN: Melvin W. "Dobie" Heddlesten. 67, of Mimbres died at his residence ThursdaY. He was born at Wewoka, Okia., the son of Nelson and Lithe Creekpawn HeddleSten. Hi married Joan Little on Marci 24, 1951, at Anthony, when they established their home until moving to Mimbres recently. He was a member a th Baptist church and the Disabled American Vetrans. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Anthony City Cemetery in Anthony, N.M.. with the Rev. Charles Wasson officiating. Visitation will he Sunday from 1-3 p.m. at Curtis~Bright Funeral Home Chapel. He is survived by his wife, Joan, of the home in Mimbres; two sisters, Melvin Wesley Fleddlesten Jr. and his wife, Susie, o Sastanta, Kan., and James Nelson Heddlesten and his wife, Lucy. of San Jon; a daughter. Rosake Alcorn, and her husband. Clifford, of Silver CitY; a special friend, Steve Jamion, and his wife, Margie, of Cortes, Colo.; a sister, Betty Brito and her husband, Han'., of Anthony; seven grandchildren. Melvin Wesley Heddleesten III and John I.esley Heddlesten. both of Satanta.' Laura Heddlesten and Julie1 Heddlesten, both of San Jon, and Taylor Joann Alcorn,I Clinton Carson and Tyrel Carson of Silver City: and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. Family mernbers selected Curtis-Bright and Lordsburg Funera' Homes toserve thern.

HEDGES. WElva Hedges, 79, passed away Saturday morning at Gila Regional Medical Center. A longtime resident of Silver City, she was a homemaker, and past president of the BusIness and Professional Women organization. Mrs. Hedges is survived by Richani Hedges, her husband of 62 years; two daughters, Deanna Euhanks of L~s Cruces and`Carole Burger of Seatle' Wash.; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Graveside services were to be held at 10 n.m. today at the Masonic Cemetery. Family members selected Curtis-Bright and Lordsburg Funeral Homes to serve them.

Fred 0. Heeley 66, state highway engineer’ from December of 1943 to October of 1946 died today in an Albuquerque hospital. He was a resident of Santa Rita for four years prior to serving, as state highway engineer he was the assistant highway engineer After October of 1946, he was urban engineer for the department. He retired in May of this year. Funeral arrangements are pending.

After a long illness, Mrs. Dora E. Heesch, 59, wife of D. Heesch of the Shoe Hospital, died Thuesday night at the family home on the Pinos Altos highway. Besides her husband, survivors are two daughters, Mrs. Oscar Lusehei, Silver City, and Mrs. Price Street Horton Tex; a brother, Cart Rohweder, Davenport, Ia, and three grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Friday at 3:30 pm. at the First Methodist Church, the Rev. Charles Walker conducting the rites. Cox Mortuary is in charge.

Heesch: Detlief Heesch, 83, died Nov. 25 following a long illness. He was a native of Germany coming to this country in 1913 and residing in California. He then moved to Clifton, Ariz. and from there to Silver City. His business was located on Bullard Street "The Show Hospital". He is survived by his widow the formed Elizabeth Kuester from Berlin Germany, two daughters: Mrs. Margaret Luschesie and Mrs. Anna Louise Street and grandchildren. Memorial services were held in the Lutheran Churchand burial was at the Fort Bayard Cemetery.

Oliver M. Heflin, a former resident of Silver City, died the past week at the Veterans Hospital in Temple, Texas. Funeral services and burial took place in Tucson. Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Alta Heflin; a daughter, Mrs. Hank Egbert and a granddaughter, Helen Egbert.

Hegeman: John P. Hegeman, 82, died July 16 at Resthaven Nursing Home. Mr. Hegeman was a native of Hoosick Falls, M.Y. and had lived in Silver City eight years. He is survived by his wife, Letitia of Silver City; one daughter, Mrs. Louis Selders of Arenas Valley; one son, Rovert of Trumbull Connecticut; and four grandchildren. Funeral services were held July 19 in the Curtis-Bright Funral Chapel, followed by interment in Memory Lane Cemetery. The Rev. Steve Russell of the Bayard United Methodist Church officiated.

Harry Heiber, 86, if Lordsburg, died Aug. 27 at . Hillcrest Hospital. Services are pending, with local arrangements by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Hein: Wilbert R. Hein, 78, of Silver City, died of cancer at his residence after an extended illness. Mr. Hein was born March 29, 1909, in Ada, Minn. He grew up in Menomonie, Wis., graduated from Stout University and taught in Wisconsin before coming to Silver City where he taught in the high school and at Western New Mexico University from 1948 to 1967. He owned the Silver City Testing Lab and did assay work from 1967 until 1985. Survivors are his wife, Lois Hein of Silver City; a daughter, Vicky Sherwood, also of Silver City; two brothers, Arthur and Alvern Hein, both of Menomonie; a sister, Hazel Anderson of St. Paul. Minn.; four stepchildren, Sally Knight, Ronald Knight, Larry Knight and Connie Walsh; two grandchildren, Brian and Christopher Shewood of Silver City; and four stepgrandchildren, Lindsey Knight, Cameron Knight, Amy Walsh and Erik Walsh. No services are planned. Memorial contibutions may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 1943, Silver City, NM 88062. Arrangements are with the Curtis Bright Funeral Home.

HEINRICH: Charles Douglas Heinrich, 37, of El Paso TX passed away at Fort Bayard Medical Center Thursday. He is survived by his wife Marjorie Heath Williams, and many others. Services will be held under the direction of Harding Orr and McDaniels funeral home of El Paso. Internemnt will be at Fort bliss National Cemetery.

Heisick: Craig Heisick, 15, of Silver City, died at Providence Memorial Hospital in El Paso Friday, Sept. 20. Heisick had been hospitalized since Sept. 13 as a result of injuries received in a car-bus accident 2 miles south of Silver City on NM Hwy 90. Heisick had remained in the intensive care unit at Providence since his admittance. His death was a result of mutiple injuries resulting from the mishap.

Death on Monday at her home in Silver city summoned Mrs Lottie L Helms, 83, a resident of Silver city for 38 years. Survivors are a daughter Mrs Lucille townsend, two sisters and a brother. Funeral services were held at 3pm Wednesday at the Curtis mortuary chapel conducted by the Rev Joseph Sherman of the Church of Crist. Burial was in the Silver city cemetery.

Georgia A. Helton, 86, of Hurley, died Monday, May 2 in Hillcrest General. Hospital after a sort iillness. She was born Sept. 3, 1896 in Hermosa NM, the daughter of James and Loucinda Whitmore Smith and was ‘a lifelong resident of Grant County. Mrs. Helton was a member of the Hanover Church of Christ. She is survived by one son, George M. Helton of Bayard: one daughter, Mary ‘Sally’ Wakefield of ‘Hurley: 10 grandchildren and 22 great- grandchildren. Services were held on, Friday, May 6 in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home Chapel under the dirction of the Rev, Chris Graham of the Báyard’ Church of Christ. Burial followed in Hanover Cemetery. Pallbearers were Mrs. Helton’s grandsons Robert Helton; Ivan Helton, Charlie Helton, Richard Helton, Tory Wakefield anf Richard Reece. Arrangements by the Curt1s-Brlght Funeral Home.

Helton: James "Jim" Charles Helton,77, of Bayared entered into rest Saturday at the home of his daughter in Silver City following an extended illness. He was born Nov. 1, 1916, to Charles V. and Frannie Agnes (Smith) Helton in Hermosa, moving with his family to Santa Rita when he was 8 years old. He married Margret I. Walker on Dec. 24, 1935, in Hillsboro and they had three children. Mr. Helton served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He retired from Chino Mines at Santa Rita in 1982 after more than 30 years of service as a heavy-equipment operator. Mr. Helton loved the mountains and enjoyed camping, hunting, and fishing. He was a Christian and a member of the First Baptist Church of Bayard. Mr. Helton is survived by his wife Margret Helton, of the family home; a son, James W. Helton, and his wife, Sandra, of Las Vegas, Nev.; a daughter, Norma Jean Dominguez, and her husband, Placido, of Silver City; two granddaughters, Gaylyn West and her son, Johnathan, of Las Vegas and Joy Martin and her husband, John, and thier children, Rebecca, Sean, and Meghan of Henderson, Nev.; a grandson James H. Barela, and his wife, LeAne, and thier sons, Jacob and Aaron; a brother, Lee V. Helton, and his wife, Leah, of Dolen Springs, Nev.; a sister, Louise Murrary of Modesto, Calif.; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, and an infant son Charles Leon Helton. Visitation will begin at 312 n. Railroad in Bayard. Funeral services will begin at 2p.m. Wednesday at the church with Pastor Bill Miller officiating. Internment will follow in Memory Lane Cemetary in Silver City with military honors accorded by Allingham- Golding Post No. 18 of the American Legion. Pallbearers will be Richard Helton, Ronald Wofford, Milford Parker, Larry Polanco Ralph Dominguez, and Dennis Dominguez. Honorary pallbearers will be Hurshel Wofford, Duke Klingeman, Elzie Avant and Harold Dunghan. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to the First Baptist Church in Bayard. Family members selected Curtis- Bright Funeral Home of Silver City to serve them.

Helton: Joyce Dennis "Bunch" Helton, 71, beloved wife of George "Toodles" Helton, passed away Sunday morning at Gila Regional Medical Center. She was born Sept. 9, 1924 to William Edward and Myrtle Asle (Trantham) Dennis in Platter, Okla. Her family moved to Grant County in 1930. She attended elementary school in Cliff and Silver City and went on to attend Western High School. She married her husband of 53 years,George "Toodles" Helton, on June 23, 1942 in Silver City. She loved to dance and for many years was a member of the Silver City Square Dance Club. Other favorite pastimes included fishing, crocheting, sewing and listening to country-western music. However, what she ejoyed most was spending time with her family and talking with her sister, Billy Jean Williamson. She and her husband enjoyed traveling to Utah and Texas to visit with their children and grandchildren. If she wasnot visiting with them, she was calling them. She loved being part of their active lives, attending their sporting events and rodeo performances. She is survived by her husband, George "Toodles" Helton of Bayard; a daughter, Joyce "Joy" Helton Acosta and her husband, Skip, of Bountiful, Utah; a son, Robert Wayne Helton and his wife, Judy of Angleton, Texas; and a sister, Billy Jean Williamson, and her husband, R.M. "Bob" Wiliamson of Bayard. Other survivors include four grandchildren, Chelsie Joy Acosta and her fiance, Chris Barra, Jeramie Joy Acosta and Adam Thomas Acosta, all of Bountiful, and Brandon Wayne Helton of Angleton; her nephews and nieces, Billy Ray Williamson, Dennis L. Bailey, Ivan Helton, Dickie Helton, Charlie Helton, Diana Reece, Peggy Drake, Becky Teague and Gail Guy; and several great-nieces and great-nephews. She was preceded in death by her mother, Myrtle Trantham Dennis in 1934; her father, W.E. "Bill" Dennis in 1984; a son, Vernon George Helton in 1943; and a sister, Evelyn Myrtle Bailey in 1985. Visitation was to begin at ten this morning in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home chapel and was to continue until the funeral service began at 2 p.m. with Pastor Bill Miller of the First Baptist Church n Bayard officiating. Interment was to follow in the Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Cleo Lopez, Chon Manzano, Billy Ray Williamson, Dickie Helton, Charlie Helton, R.M. Williamson, Robert Helton, Brandon Helton, Skip Acosta, Adam Acosta, Chris Barra and Ivan Helton. Honorary pallbearers were Dennis L. Bailey, Howard L. Bailey, William Williamson, Glen McGuen, Clay "Nig" Moore, Clif Bookout, Elsie Avant, Tom Foy, Leon Lanehart, L.A. Patton, Ernie Brown Jim Lett, Howard Burris, Scott Stellerand Clyde Isabel. Mrs. Helton, known as "J.J." to her grandchildren, was a very special person. She was a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother and friend. She will be missed very much but family members will be comforted knowing she is at peace, and will have memories of her forever. Family members selected Curtis-Bright Funeral Home to serve them.

Helton: William Henry Helton,59,died April 25 at his residence in Central. Mr. Helton was born in Rincon, New Mexico, and was a retired employee of Kennecott Copper Corp. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Hazel Helton of Central, Three daughters, Mrs. Dianna Reece of Playas, Mrs. Peggy Boyer of Hurley, Miss. Becky Helton ofCentral, Three sons, 1st Sgt. Ivan H. Helton of Amburg, West Germany, Richard A. Helton of Criag, Colorado, Charlie M. Helton of Silver City, his mother, Mrs. Georgia Helton of Hurley, one sister, Mrs. Sally Wakefield of Hurley, one brother, George"Tootle" Helton of Bayard and twelve grandchildren. Graveside services were at 10:00 a.m. April 30 in the Ft. Bayard national Cemetery with Reverend Edward McFall of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church of Commerce, Oklahoma, officiating

HENDERSON: Eva Pendelton Henderson, 96, of las Cruces died in El Paso Wednesday. There will be Christian science services Saturday at 11am in Graham Mortuary Chapel in Las Cruces. The family has requested no flowers. Contributions can be made to the First Church of Christ sciences, Las Cruces. She is survived by a daughter Hazel P Harvey of El Paso, a son George Ladd Pendelton of cloverdale; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

William L. Henderson, 67, a veteran of World War I, died February 10 at the Fort Bayard Veterans hospital. Surviving Is a daughter, Mrs. Dan Hillerman, Miami, Ariz.; a son, Clifton Henderson, of Texas, and a brother, James Henderson of CA. Burial took place in the Fort Bayard cemetery.

Henderson: Bruce Conrad Henderson, 19, died Sunday at his home in Silver City. He was born Nov. 9, 1973, in Silver City. He is survived by his mother, Reina "Tina" Rippa, and her husband, Paul D. Rippa, of Silver City; his father, Cyrus B. Henderson, and his wife, Karen, of El Paso, Texas; his brothers, Matthew G. Hnderson and David W. Henderson; and a stepbrother, David P. Lange. He is also survived by his maternal grandparents, Richard and Jean Graham, and his paternal grandmother, Jean W. Henderson, all of Silver City; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews who were touched by his life. Mr. Henderson was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, the Rev. Clifton M. Henderson. Bruce was one who always stood out and he will be missed by family and friends alike. He was a best friend to more than one of us. He was always active and involved in numerous projects, including drafting, art, poetry, guitar, and model design. He was also a full-time student at Western New Mexico University and worked part time. He will be remembered for his inspiration shared with many,his kindness with all and his efforts with whoever needed them. He was always a good hand and a man to ride the river with. A memorial service will be held Wednesday, March 3, at 4:30 p.m. at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd with the Rev. Robert Ihlefeld officiating. Contributions in his memory may be made to the Friends of the Public Library in Silver City. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Henderson: The Rev. Clifton M. Henderson Jr., 73, a 34-year resident of Silver City, passed away Tuesday at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born Aug. 6, 1918, in Dallas to Clifton M.Henderson and Roberta (Howell) Henderson. The Rev. Henderson is survived by his wife of 46 years. Jean (Woodbury) Henderson of Silver City, two sons, Cyrus Henderson of El Paso, Texas, and Walter A. Henderson of Fort Bragg, N.C.; three grandsons, Matthew G. Henderson and Bruce C. Henderson of Silver City, and David W. Henderson of El Paso: and a sister, Nancy Branson of Denver. He received his bachelor of arts degree from Eastern New Mexico Unversity in 1948 and a master of divinity degree from the University of the South in 1951. He was ordained as an Episcopal priest on June 29, 1951. The Rev. Henderson was vicar of St. Mark's Church in Pecos, Texas, and St. Stephen's Church in Fort Stockton, Texas, from 1951-55. He served as rector of St. Mark's in San Marcos, Texas, from 1955-56; and as assistant rector at St. Clement's in El Paso from 1956-58. He became rector of the Church of the Good Shepherd in Silver City in 1958. In 1975, he joined Curtis-Bright Funeral Home and was the office manager and cemetery consultant until his retirement in 1987. Before entering the ministry, he owned and operated Farmers Market in Texico, N.M., from 1938 to 1944. He was a past Rotarian, Toastmaster and Kiwanis Club member; president of the Silver City Cemetery Board; and member of the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd. Graveside services will be held at Mission Garden of Memories Cemetery in Clovis on Friday at 3 p.m. with the Rev. John Rollinson of St. James Episcopal Church officiating. There will be a visitation from noon to 2 p.m. Friday at Steed-Todd Funderal Home in Clovis. Memorial services will be held at the Church of the Good Shepherd on Monday at 4 p.m. with the Rev. Robert Ihlefeld officiating. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his name may be made to the Church of the Good Shepherd, P.O. Box 2795, Silver City, N.M. 88062. Local arrangements are by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Henderson: Mrs. Florence G. Henderson, 63, died at her residence here November 4, following an extended illness. She was a native of Hecor, MN., and had resided in Silver City for the past 16 months. She is survived by her husband, Warren, of Silver City; three daughters, Mrs. Sylvia Wangness of Sunnyvale, CA., Mrs. Glenda Reynolds of Las Cruces, and Mrs. Beverly Carlin of Valencia, CA., and six grandchildren. Also surviving are three brothers, Warren Mash of Auburn, CA., Dr. George Marsh of Lafayette, IN., and Frak Marsh of Deer Lodge, TN.; and three sisters, Lydia Marsh of Aldeo, IL., Mrs. Bernice Welsh of Portland, OR., and Mrs. Alice Whitman of Takoma Park, MD.

Henderson: Genevieve Henderson, 89, a former Grant County resident, passed away in Chico, Calif., April 17. While residing in Grant County, she was a member of the church choirs at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Silver City. After leaving Grant County, she resumed her music career in California as a music teacher. She played the organ and sang with the choir at St. John's Catholic Church at Chico. She is survived by three daughters, Neomie McDermott of Chico, Carmen McKendrick, also of Chico, and Lydia Trujillo of Oracle, Ariz.; one sister, Hope Lucero Webb of Silver City; and two brothers, David and Richard Garcia of Bayard. She was preceded in death by her mother, Isabel Garcia, in 1955; a brother, Edmund Garcia, in 1980; and a sister, Juanita Garcia, in 1989. A memorial Mass will be said in her honor at St. Vincent's Friday at 6 p.m.

Henderson: Mrs. Teresa Flores Henderson, 66, died in Albuquerque September 25. Mrs. Henderson was a native of Silver City and had resided here for many years. She had resided in Albuquerque for the last two years. Her husband, Eugene A. Henderson, preceded her in death in 1951. Survivors include two sons, Albert of the US Navy, servivng in Albuquerque; one daughter, Mrs. Susan Alvarezof Silver City; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild; one brother, Paul Flores of Los Angeles, CA.; and one sister, Mrs. Agnes Torres of Bayard. The funeral was held in the Pinos Altos Catholic Church Monday. The interment followed in the Pinos AltosCemetery with the Rev. Fr. A. James Milano officiating. Casket bearers were Felix Torres, Alfonso Torres, Gilbert Torres, Alex Torres, Henry Flores and Greg Gomez.

Henderson: Warren P. Henderson, Jr., 71, of Silver City, passed away Friday evening at Hillcrest General Hospital. He was born October 27, 1908 in Lemoore, Calif., the son of Warren P. and Jessie Roberts Henderson, Sr., and resided in Silver City since 1973. He was retired from the Pacific Press Publishing Association in Mountain View, California after 39 years of service. He was a member ofthe Seventh Day Adventist Church in Silver City and was active in Red Cross and Civil Defense work. He was a veteran of World War II serving with the U.S. Army in the Far East. He is survived by his wife Ethel of Silver City; three daughters, Sylvia Wangsness of Sunnyvale, Calif., Glenda Reynolds of Landenberg, Penn., Beverly Caplener of Gresham, Oregon; one brother, Milton Henderson of Sequim, Washington and ten grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife Florence and his son, Warren P. Henderson, III. Funeral services were held Wednesday morning at 11:00 a.m. in the Curtis-Bright Chapel under the direction of Elder Robert Corley. Burial followed in the Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Tom Jaggers, Vernon Martin, Dennis McMullen, Ronald Smith, Peter Swatzell and L.W. Webb.

Hendrix: H.D. (Bill) Hendrix, 50, died Jan. 6. He was buried in the Memory Lane Cemetery, Jan. 6. The Rev. C.M. Henderson of the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd officiated. Serving as pallbearers were Joe Welsh, Gene Ashmore, Robert White, Don Smith,Richard Graham and Jim Smith. The family requested that contributions be made to the Silver Hight Athletic Fund in his memory.

Hendrix: Mrs. Minnie W. Hendrix, 86, died Sunday, Jan. 12, at her residence in Silver City. She was a native of Hamburg, Ark., and had resided in Silver City for the past 54 years. She is survivedby two daughters, Mrs. Grace M. Rains of Silver City and Mrs. Mildred M. Brown of Vernon, Texas; two sons, Howard Mann and Carroll Mann, both of Silver City. Funeral services were held Thursday, Jan. 16 at the Curtis Bright Chapel the Rev. Edward J. Richmeyer of the Messiah Lutheran Church of Silver City officiated. Interment followed in the Masonic Cemetery. Pallbearers were Sonny Hansen, Jr., Billy Rains, John Rayl, Mark Mann, W.H. Brewer, Walter Wilson, W.R. Brown, W.D. Rains, Gene Johnston, Dr. John Bell, Bernie Stern and Dr. C.C. Cobb.

Hendrix: Funeral services for William J. Hendrix, 75, who died at his residence in Silver City, were held Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Cox Mortuary chapel. The Rev. James A. Hendrix, assisted by Rev. Clarence Crow, officiated. Mr. Hendrix had lived here for the past 11 years and was a retired custodian of New Mexico Western College. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mildred M. Hendrix; four sons, Rev. James A. Hendrix of Silsby, Tex., William E. of Venice, Fla., Guy W. of Benton, Ark. and Euell J. of Bauxite, Ark.; three daughters, Mrs. Effie Bowie of Lehigh, Okla., Mrs. Ethel Jones of Bauxite, Ark. and Mrs. Birdie Marine of Benton, Ark.; two stepsons, Howard and Carrol Mann, both of Silver City and two stepdaughters, Mrs. Marie Rains of Silver City and Mrs. Mildred Prince of Vernon, Texas. Pallbearers were David Baker, Charles Miles and Robert Tackett, Walter Wilson, Lester Lacy, and Virgil Cosby. Burial was in the Masonic cemetery.

Doris L. Henry, 52, died Saturday, April 30, in Silver City, following an extended illness. Mrs. Henry was a native of Franklin County. Pa., and had lived here for the past eight years. She is survived by her husband, Bill Henry of Cottage San Rd. Mrs. Henry was taken to Albuquerque for cremation. The Curtis-Bright Funeral Home was In charge of the arrangements.

George William (Will) Henry, 69, pioneer Grant County cattle grower, died suddenly Tüesday at his Glia home, “High Lonesome.” Funeral arrangements are pending with Cox Mortuary, with services to be held this afternoon at 2:30 in Gila. Henry had been a resident of the Cliff-Gila area since 1904. He was at one time associated with Lee Rice and had an Interest in the old P-I-T cattle ranch. His wife preceded him in death In 1951. He is survived by, two daughters: Mrs. Carl Veater, El Paso and Mrs. Robert Kartchner, Gila; two Sons, Billy Henry, Gila and Conn Henry, Silver City; his mother, Mrs. N. L. Henry, Cliff; two brothers, Jim and John of Buckhorn; three sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth King, Mrs. E. M. Stephens both of Buckhorn and Mrs. Eli Clark of Cliff.

HENRY: Grace Cauthen Henry, 94, died Monday in Silver City. She ~was horn in Duncan, Ariz. , and had lived in Mule Creek since 1917. She was a member of the Methodist Church and had been a member of Silver City Chapter No. 3 of the Order of Eastern Star for’ 50 years and was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, She is survived by one daughter, Florence Freenuin and son-in-law Ray Freeman of Cliff; one brother, William Canthen of San Jose, Calif - ; one grandson, ‘Raymond Freeman; and two greatgrandsons, Chad and Scott Freeman of mule Creek Visitation will be held Friday from 1-3:31 pm Wednesday in the Curtis-Bright Funera home and graveside services will be at the Masonic Cemetery at 4’ p.m. Wednesday with the Rev David Goble officiating and Silver City Chapter No. 3,Order of the Eastern Star, conducting graveside services. Pallbearers will be Jim Grove, Carl W. Scholl, John (Jiggs) Scholl, Bill Westwood, Dean Battishill and Jack Snodgrass. Arrangement. arc by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home of Silver City.

Joseph Hoy Henry, 75, one of Silver City’s most respected pionèer citizens, died Tuesday night at Hillcrest General Hospital, following a brief illness. He had resided here for 43 years and was ‘widely known in New Mexico motor transportation circles. For many years, until his retirement several years ago, Mr. Henry owned and operated the Henry Truck Lines which served Grant, Hidalgo and Catron Counties, which did heavy equipment-hauling for mining companies. other industries, business firms and contractors. Mr. Henry was a life member of the Silver City Lodge of Masons and also an active member of Elks Lodge for many years. He was a leader in community affairs over a long period of years and contributed much to the progress of Silver City. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Pearl Henry; a daughter, Mrs. Merril Maudlin of Silver City; a son, Leonard, Lexington, Ky.; two sisters, Mrs. Edith Wilcox, Garden City, Kan.; Mrs. Elsie Christy, Lamar, Colo.; a brother, Ralph Henry, San Bruno, Calif., and two grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday at the Curtis Mortuary chapel the Rev. Gary Kammering of the First Presbyterian church conducting the rites. Ritualistic services will be held by the Masonic Lodge, followed by graveside committal services in the Masonic cemetery by the Elks Lodge. Active pallbearers will be E. L. Huber, Joe Salars, Robert Leonard. Wally Helm, Oscar Salars and Stewart C. Warrick.

HENRY: Kathy Henry of Globe, Ariz., died Sunday, Sept. 1, at El Dorado hospital in Tucson, Ariz. She was born Aug. 31, 1930 in Meador, Ky., and had lived in the Grant County aria from 1961 to 1974. She was a past matron of the White Mountain Chapter No. 8 of the Order ~f the Eastern Star in Globe rind was grand historian of the Anzona Grand Chapter. She was also a past president of the Tuesday Book Club and worked extensively with the Rainbow girls in Grant county. She is survived by her husband. Joe A. Henry of Globe: one daughter, Ellen O’Malia, one brother, Hebron Smith of greentown Ind., and two grandsons, John Joseph O’Malia and david Christopher O’Malia was the daughter-in-law of Mrs Fay D Henery of Bayard. Services were held this morning at St Paulis Methodist Church in Globe. Contributions can be made to the Historical Fund of the Histories of the Grand chapter of Arizona which Mrs Henery was writing before her death.

Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at 2’.30 at the Ladles Clubhouse In Cliff for Mrs Pauline Belle Henry, lifelong resident of Gilla area who died Sunday In El Paso. Rev. Rhea Kuykendall offici’ ated at the services and ., Internment was made in the .Mesa Cemetary at Gilla under direction of Cox Mortuary. Mrs. Henry was born Feb. 18, 1893 at Gilla She was reared, educated and spent her entire life In that area. Survivors are her husband. Will Henry; two sons, William C Henery. OBillie Henry, E1, Paso; two daughtus, Mrs. Ord Mae Veater, El Paso and Mrs Robert Kartchner, Glla; a sister,Mrs. W M. Bates, Mesilla Park and her, mother, Mrs. Margaret Langstrolph Mesilla Park.

HENRY: Violet (Lewis) Henry was born May 30, 1908, in Coffeyville, Kan. She was adopted by William and Mary Katherine (De Noya) Lewis and raised by Tom and Edna Bellieu after her mother’s death in 1918. She received her schooling in Pawhuska, Okla. In the winter of 1926-27, the Bellieu family camped up Big Dry Creek under a big old juniper tree. It. was here that she met James “Jim” Monroe Henry when she had to call off her police dog, Toby, because he was not familiar with cowboys on horseback. On Feb. 16, 1927, she married Mr. Henry in Silver City. They owned ranches in Pleasanton, Cliff, Big Dry Creek and Cactus Flat. She was a cook and straw boss for the S I Ranch about 10 years before they bought it. She enjoyed movies, ranching, fishing and life. Preceding her in death was her son, Clell, in May 1938; her granddaughter, Marlys Lorain Hudson, in November 1958; and her husband, in January 1994. She is survived by a daughter, Minnie Bell Hudson, who lives with her husband, Leonard, at Cactus Flat; two granddaughters, Shelly Frost and her husband, Duane, of Yeso, and Cheryl Ailsup and her husband, Lonnie, of Mule Creek; and four great-grandchildren, Rankin and Dal Frost of Yeso, and Marlys and Tanner Alisup of Glenwood. Graveside services will be held in the family plot at the Mesa Cemetery in Gila at 2 p.m. Thursday with the Rev. David Goble officiating. Pallbearers will be Rolland Rice, Sam Reed, Bub Reed, Terrell Shelley, greatgrandson Rankin Frost and J.’l~~ Hollimon. Honorary pallbearers are Minnie Rice, Clarice Hoflimon, Virgie Alired, Christine East, Ruth Olson, Pearl Spurgeon and great..granddaughter Marlys Alisup. Family members Selected Curtis-Bright and Lordsburg Funeral Homes to serve them

Horace B Hening who for 25 years was publisher and editor of the New Mexico Stockman official state magazine of the New Mexico Cattle growers association died Tuesday at his home in Albuquerque. Fifty years ago he was editor of the Albuquerque journal and headed a score of reporters who served in the constitutional convention which framed New Mexico’s organic law when statehood was granted the territory. He was the author of a history of New Mexico and a widely known journalist.

Henke: Miriam G. Henke, 81, of Silver City, died April 5 after an extended illness. Mrs. Henke was born in Missouri on Sept. 23, 1905 and lived much of her life in the Midwest. She taught many years in Hachita. She lived her declining years in Grant County. Her only known survivor is Marilyn C. Leonard of Bettendorf, Iowa. Memorial services for Mrs. Henke will be Monday at 1:30 p.m. in the Mountain View Cemetery in Deming with the Rev. David Goble officiating. Arrangements are with the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Henley: Eugene Henley, 54, of Safford Az. a vetran of WWII, died Sunday at Fort Bayard Vetrans Hospital followinfg a brief illness. Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Thelma Henley, of Safford; his mother Mrs. Emma Henley, Mill Valley Calif.; two daughters, Mrs. Ruby Baker, Salinas Calif., and Mrs. Leta Melton, Safford. Funeral services were held Tuesday at the Fort Bayard chapel, Rev. Henrey Merideth officiating. Burial was in the hospital cemetary under direction of the Wheeler Motruary of Deming.

C. P. Henly, 79, died at his home in Reserve Sunday morning after a long illness. Mr. Henley was an early day settler and ranchman in this area. Survivors are his wife and a daughter, Mrs. Earl M cCargish of Reserve. Funeral services were held in in Reserve Monday afternoon The Rev Wm Leyte officiated and arrangements were in charge of Cox Mortuary, Silver City.

John R. Henry, who came to New Mexico on horseback in 1907 from Mason, Texas, and in 1915 settled in Mule Creek died Sunday March 12 at Hillcrest General Hospital. He was 87. Mr. Henry was in the cattle business most of his life, working at various ranches until he bought a ranch located at High Lonesome, near Mule Creek, in 1915. He resided there until his death. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Grace Henry of Mule Creek. one daughter. Mrs. Florence Freeman, one grandson. Mr. Raymond Freeman and two great grandsons, all of Cliff. Survivors also include one brother, Jim Henry of Buckhorn and two sisters, Mrs. Zoie Clark of Cliff and Mrs. Etta Stephens of Buckhorn. Graveside services were held Tuesday, March 15 at the Masonic Cemetery with the Silver City Masonic Lodge No.44 AF & AM conducting the services. Those who desire ma~ make memorial contributions to the Heart Fund in lieu of flowers.

Graveside burial services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Sliver City cemetery for Katherine Henry, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kltt M. Henry of Silver City. The baby passed away Monday at Hillcrest Hospital. The rites were conducted by the Rev. D. B. Chancy of the Assembly of God Church. Interment was under direction of the Curtis Mortuary.

Henry: Albert James Henry, 88, passed away Sunday in Loveland, Colo. He was a former mayor and auto repair shop owner in Bayard in the 1930s and 1940s. He then resided in the Wickenburg, Ariz. area until Jan. of this year, when he moved to Faywood. He is survived by three daughters, Laura Pauline Tiemus of Santa Cruz, Calif., June Alberta McCasland of Loveland, Colo., and Violet Mae Fortenberry of Faywood, one stepson, Homer Catrain of Bellingham, Wash.; one half-sister, Mildred Eddy of Morrilton, Ark.; one half-brother, William Henry, of Montecillo, Ark.; 15 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a stepson, Richard Catrain, in Jan. of this year. Visitation will be Friday from 2-5 p.m. in the Curtis-Bright Chapel. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Curtis-Bright Chapel with the Rev. Bill Miller officiating at the service. Interment will follow in Memory Lane Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Homer Catrain,Weldon Fortenberry, Dana Fortenberry, Rex Martin, Manuel Carrilo and Paul Amos. Arrangements are by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Henry: Henrietta C. Henry, 68, of Bayard, died Wednesday in the Gila Regional Medical Center after an extended illness. Mrs. Henry was born in Willard on July 3, 1918. She was a lifelong resident of New Mexico. She and her husband, J.B. "Brooks" Henry, lived in Hurley until his death in 1983. Mrs. Henry was a communicant of the Infant Jesus Church in Hurley. She is survivedby a daughter, Beulah Robinson of Phoenix, Ariz.; a son, Robert Dearing of Kamiah, Idaho; three sisters, Charlotte Gonzales and Angie Torres of Albuquerque, and Katie Moore of Seattle, Wash.; two brothers, Leo Weaver of Houston, Texas, and Cleo Padilla of Albuquerque; and two grandchildren. Memorial services will be held Friday at 9:30 a.m. in the Curtis-Bright chapel with the Rev. Bill Mayer officiating. The Curtis-Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Henry: James Monroe Henry, 95, of Buckhorn passed away Monday at the Homestead adult shelter in Silver City. He was born March 7, 1898, in Voca, Texas, the ninth of 11 children born to George and Nancy (Fleming) Henry. He attended public school in Voca. He worked on farms and ranches; rode in Wild West shows two seasons for John Miller; and owned ranches in Pleasanton, Cliff, Big Dry Creek and Cactus Flat. He homesteaded on Mogolon Creek. Mr. Henry married Violet L. Lewis of Pawhuska, Okla., on Feb. 16, 1927. Two children were born to this union, Clell, who preceded him in death in 1930, and Minnie Bell, who lives with her husband, Leonard, in Buckhorn. A grandaughter, Marlys Lorain Hudson, also preceded him in death, in 1958. His hobbies were lion and bear hunting, and working with good horses and cattle. He was known as a prankster. Survivors include his wife, Violet, of Silver City; a daughter, Minnie Bell Hudson, and her husband, Leonard, of Buckhorn; two granddaughters, Shelly Frost and her husband, Duane, of Yeso, and Cheryl Allsup and her husband, Lonnie, of Glenwood; four great-grandchildren, Rankin and Dal Frost of Yeso, and Marls and Tanner Allsup of Glenwood; and one sister, Etta Stephens of Silver City. A graveside service will be held Wednesday at 3 p.m. in the Mesa Cemetery in Gila with the Rev. David Goble officiating. Pallbearers will be Vernon Hollimon, J.T. Hollimon, Terell Shelley, Rolland Rice, Emmett Reed and Frank Goble. Honorary pallbearers will be Kenneth Hollimon, Vance Hawkins, O.J. Olson and three great-grandsons. Honorary pallbearers who preceded him in death were Blue Rice, Dale Lee, Clell Lee, Irvin Goats and Eph Spurgeon. Family members selected Curtis-Bright Funeral Home of Silver City to serve them.

Henry: Kitt Murle Henry, 43,died Monday in Arizona. He was born in Silver City and was a resident of Fort Mojave, Ariz., where he was a heavy machinery operator. He is survived by his parents, Conn and Irean Henry of Silver City; four sons, Kitt Conn Henry of Bernalillo, Frank Clayton Henry of Central, and Kitt Murle Henry II and Keith Michael Henry both of Yearington, Nev.; and one sister, Paula Belle Atchley of El Paso, Texas. Funeral services will be held Friday at 10:30 a.m. in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home with the Rev. David Goble officiating. Interment will follow in the Mesa Cemetery in Gila. Serving as pallbearers will be John Fowler, Ray Fowler, Paul Dean Kartchner, Kieth Kartchner, Coyne Allred and Robert L. Cooper. Honorary pallbearers will be Larry Clifton and A.L. Duke Cooper. Arrangements are by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Henry: Leonard P. "Chick" Henry, 78, of Austin, Texas, passed away Saturday, Aug. 31. He was born Oct. 4, 1912, in Lamar, Colo., to Roy and Pearl Labriere Henry. He lived in Grant County for more than 40 years. On Dec. 26, 1951, he and Azada "Peggy" Beatty Henry were united in marriage in Silver City. After his education in Silver City schools, he received his college degree in Greeley, Colo. He later studied at the University of Arizona. For some years, he worked for Chino Mines Co., in Hurley. He retired from IBM in Austin in October 1977 after many years of service as a chemical engineer. He was a World War II veteran, having served in the U.S. Army. Mr. Henry was a member of Silver City Lodge No. 8, A.F. & A.M. for 46 years. He was instructed in the lodge by the late Hubert O. Robertson. Survivors include his wife, Azada, of Austin; a daughter, Laura Henry Eanes of Nashua, N.H.; a son, John Beatty Cotnam of Austin; a son-in-law, Dr. R. Sterling Eanes of Nashua; three grandchildren, Janet, Robert and Ginger Eanes; and many other relatives, friends and neighbors. Burial was to be in the Beatty family plot in West Irvine, Ky.

Henry: Mrs. Nancy L. Henry, 93, passed away late Tuesday afternoon at her home at Riverside, on the Gila River. Bornin Nashville Tenn. , she was a member of the pioneer Henru family of Grant County. Surviving are two sons , JOhn R. and James M. Henry, well known ranchers of Buckhorn;, three daughters, Mrs. Elizabeth King, Fort Summer; Mrs. Zoie L. Clark, Clif, and Mrs. Etta Stephens, Buckhorn; three sisters, Mrs. ANNie Brown and Mrs. Leona Brown, Mason, Texas,and Mrs. Etta Fleming, San Antino Texas also 22 grandchildren 63 great grand children and 9 great great grandchildren.Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. Wednesdayat the Cox Mortuary chapel, conducteed by Mrs. Mary Jeffery. The body was sent to Voga, Texas wher burial took place, following graveside services.

Henry: Pearl L. Henry, 96, died Saturday afternoon in Gila Regional Medical Center. She was born Sept. 20. 1891 in Springfield, Colo., moved to Silver City in 1918 and was a member of the Order of Eastern Star. Memorial services will be conducted by the Silver City OES Tuesday at 2 p.m. in Hacienda de Salud. Survivors are two children, Leonard Henry of Austin, Texas, and Peggy Maudlin of Silver City; and two grandchildren, Valroy Maudlin of Lake Jackson, Texas, and Laura Eanes of Nashua, N.H. She was preceded in death in 1961 by her husband, Roy Henry. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Henry: Ruby Ellen Henry, 94, a retired second-grade teacher at North Hurley School and former resident of Bayard, entered life eternal Wednesday at Cobre Valley Community Hospital in Globe, Ariz. She was born Aug. 20, 1898, in Springfield, Mo., to the late Walter and Mae (Finch) Aton. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Baca's Funeral Chapels with the Rev. Ray Keene officiating. Interment will follow at the Masonic Cemetery, where she will be laid to rest. Survivors include a son, Joe Henry of Globe; a granddaughter, Ellen Omalia of Noblesville, Ind.; and two great-grandchildren. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

HHenry: Ruby Ellen Henry, 94, a retired second-grade teacher at North Hurley School and former resident of Bayard, entered life eternal Wednesday at Cobre Valley Community Hospital in Globe, Ariz. She was born Aug. 20, 1898, in Springfield, Mo., to the lateWalter and Mae (Finch) Aton. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Baca's Funeral Chapels, with the Rev. Ray Keene officiating. Interment will follow at the Masonic Cemetery, where she will be laid to rest. Survivors include a son, Joe Henry of Globe, a granddaughter, Ellen Omalia of Noblesville, Ind.; and two great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Cleo Lopez, Nacho Jaurequi, Alex Perez, Mike Byington, Robert Parra and Chon Manzano. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.enry: Ruby Ellen Henry, 94, a retired second-grade teacher at North Hurley Sch

Henry: Shortie Ola Henry, 85, a resident of Loveland, Colo., died Sunday. She was a former resident of Bayard. Mrs. Henry was a member of the Baptist Church. She was born May 13, 1906 , in Claremont, Texas. Survivors include two daughters, June McCaasland of Loveland and Violet Fortenberry of Faywood; a sister, Myrtle Simmons of Phoenix; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Her cremains will be interred in Faywood. She was preceded in death by her husband, A.J. Henry. Arrangements were by Warren-Bohlender Funeral Chapel of Fort Collins, Colo.

Henry: William Conn Henry, 72 of Silver City died Tuesday. He was born in the old Cliff Motel and was raised on his parents farm and ranch in the Cliff-Buckhorn area. He married Irean Allred on Dec. 21, 1941, uniting two pioneer families. He was a farmer and a cowboy and was a man of many talents, playing with many bands in the area. He especially liked to entertain his family and friendswith his own rendition of " El Rancho Grande." He retired from Chino Mines after 24 1/2 years as a brakeman, truck driver and last , in the repair gang. He was also a member of the Eastern Stars of Tyrone, Chapter No. 41 and the Grant County Fiddlers & Blue grass Association. Survivors include hi wife Irean Allred Henry of Silver City, one daughter, Paula Belle Atchley and a son-in-law Cliff Atchley II of El Paso, Texas; two sisters Ora Mae Veater of Anchorage, Alaska and Lucille Henry of Mimbres; five grandchildren, Frank Clayton Henry of Central, Cliff Atchley III and Chad Atchley, both of El Paso Texas and Murle Henry II and Keith Michael Henry, both of Fernley, Nev., and numerous nephews and nieces. There will be a graveside service Friday at 10 a.m. in the Mesa Cemetery in Cliff. Serving as pallbearers will be Ned Barris, Ray Foster, Jerry Puleston, Ward Shoemaker, Paul Dean Kartner, Keith Kartchner, Chris Dominguez and Cordell Upton. Honorary pallbeareres are all his friends and co-workers. Arrangements are by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Hensler: Bernice Lerona Hensler, 91, a resident of Fort Bayard and formerly of Silver City, passed away Saturday at Fort Bayard Medical Center. She was born March 5, 1904 to Albert Andrew and Callie Donna (Preacher) Hensler in Comanche, Texas. She graduated from high school in Comanche and was valedictorian of her class. She taught for a year in a small country school and then attended Howard Payne College in Brownwood, Texas for a year. She returned to teaching and also attended Baylor University in Waco, Texas, where she studied piano and French. She received a bachelor of music degree and a bachelor of arts degree in French. She later attended Columbia University and the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, N.Y. and earned two master's degrees, one in school music and one in arts. She taught music in elementary school, high school and in several universities, including Baylor University, where she was a faculty member for a number of years. Ms. Hensler was a member of the First Baptist Church in Silver City. A private graveside service took place this afternoon in Memory Lane Cemetary. Family members selected Curtis-Bright Funeral Home to serve them.

Hensley: Marvin J. Hensley, 76, of Silver City passed away Wednesday at his residence. Arrangements are pending through Dannible's Chapel of the Roses.

HERBERT: Milton Everett "M.E." Herbert, 82, of Silver City passed away Tuesday, April 25, at his home. The family will receive friends from 4-7 p.m. today at Bright Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday at Bright Funeral Home with Father Marcos Reyna officiating. Interment will follow at Memory Lane Cemetery. Mr. Herbert was born Aug. 19, 1917, in Roswell, the son of Thomas J. Herbert and Hattie Majors Herbert. He married Elizabeth Cunningham on June 7, 1939, in Roswell. She preceded him in death March 14, 1974. Mr. Herbert is survived by one son. Tommy Herbert, and his wife, Nina, of Morenci, Ariz.; three daughters, Nancy Streeter and her '"husband. Ray, of Cherry Valley, Calif., Janet Lueck and her husband, Lloyd, of Wichita Falls, Texas, and Patricia Payne and her husband, Jim, of Silver City; two sisters, Margaret Riddle and her husband, Johnny, of Maybank, Texas, and Sally Roberts and her husband, Bryson, of Amarillo, Texas; 17 grandchildren, Denise Switzer, Ray Streeter Jr., Mark Streeter, Stephanie Hyde, Terri Williams, Tanya Draper, Tommy Lueck, Tammi Windsor, Justin Payne, Scott Shaver,_Kim Martin, Tracy Walker, Danny Murray, Debbie Brown, Brandi Herbert, Christin Harper and Amy Herbert; 31 great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; two daughters, Myrna Shaver, in 1969, and Virginia Murray, in 1994; an infant son; three brothers; and seven sisters. Mr. Herbert started his plumbing career at the age of 14 by working with his father. He continued his career in this field, starting by buying his father's shop in Roswell. He later moved his business to Silver City, where he operated Southwestern Plumbing and Heating until 1998. His loves in life were hunting, fishing, and being around friends and family. He lived a full life for 82 years; he will be sadly missed by his family and friends. Pallbearers for Mr. Herbert will be Jerry Beck, John Hauserman, Ryan Cross, Danny Murray, Tommy Lueck and Ray Streeter Jr. Honorary pall- bearers are Tommy Herbert, Jim Payne, Ron Stickland, Mike Windsor, Scott Shaver, Art Duran, Ray Streeter and Lloyd Lueck. Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Herbert: Mrs. Hattie Elizabeth Herbert, 52, a resident of Silver City for the past eight years, died March 14. Mrs. Herbert is survived by her husband, Milton E. Herbert of Silver City; four daughtes, Mrs. Nancy Streeler of Marco, CA., Mrs. Janet Lueck of Wichita Falls, TX., Mrs. Virginia Murray of Louisville, KY., Mrs. Patricia Payne of Silver City; a son, Tommy Herbert of Silver City; eleven grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Marian Mace and Mrs. Doris Miller both of Roswell, and Mrs. Jessie Jones of SilverCity. Rosary was recited in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel March 17 and funeral Mass was said in St. Vincent de Paul CatholicChurch March 18 with the Rev. Fr. A. James Milano officating. Interment followed in Memory Lane Cemetery.

HERBOLD: George Kenneth Herbold, 80, of Silver City passed away Sunday at his residence. Services are pending with Bright Funeral Home.

HERBOLD: Editt L. Herbold of Silver City passed away this morning at her residence. Bright Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

HERD: Ethel Inez Herd, 80, of Silver City entered eternal rest Tuesday, Dec. 29, at Horizon Southwest. She was born Feb. 17, 1918, in Kilgore, Texas, to Grover Jackson and Mary Willie Nixon Honzell. She was the wife of the late J.D. Herd, who preceded her in death in 1989. A graveside service was to be held today at 1 in the afternoon at Fort Bayard National Cemetery with the Rev. Don Atchley officiating. Mrs. Herd is survived by two sons, Jerry Herd and his wife, Garen, of Deming, and Barry Herd and his wife, Janice, of Capitan; a daughter, Maurine Faust, and her husband, John, of Glenwood; three brothers, Curtis| Honzell and his wife, Jackie, of Longview, Texas, Cecil Honzell of Tyier, Texas, and John Honzell and his wife, Chizuco, of Stockton, Calif;.; four sisters, Wilma Rhey and Jean Cobb of New Braunfels, Texas, Paisy Honzell of Dallas, and Barba Wilman and her husband, Don, of Houston; six grandchildren, Jerry, Mike and Troy Herd, Tracy Belcher;, Shane Faust and Shannon Carabajal; and 12 great grandchildren. Entrusted to the care o fBaca’s Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East ati Delk Drive. Phone 388-2334.

Herd: Jay D. Herd, 69, longtime Grant County resident, died Tuesday evening in the Presbyterian Hospital of Albuquerque. He was born Sept. 3, 1919, in Wortham, Texas; served with the United States Army during World War II; and was a member of the Bayard Baptist Church. He retired in 1982 from the Texas-New Mexico Power Co. after 26 years of service. Callng hours for Mr. Herd in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels are today from 3-8 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The graveside funeral service will be held Friday afternoon at 3 in the Fort Bayard National Cemetery with Chaplain David Strain officiating. Mr. Herd is survived by his wife, Ethel, of Bayard; two sons, Jerry D. Herd of Arenas Valley and Barry Herd of Capitan; one daughter, Maurine Faust of Glenwood; two brothers, A.Q. Herd of Henderson, Texas, and K.L. Herd of Kilgore, Texas; one sister, Vona Carol West of Tulare, Calif.; three grandsons and one granddaughter, all attending New Mexico State University--Jerry DeWayne and Michael Herd, Shane Faust and Tracy Herd; one grandson, Troy Jay Herd of Capitan; one granddaughter, Shannon Faust of Reserve; and several nieces and nephews. Casket bearers will be Jerry DeWayne, Michael Gene and Troy Jay Herd, John and Shane Faust, and Jay Jackson. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Lee M. Herdman, 70, prominent retired business man of Silver City, and a resident for 30 years, died last Friday In the Veterans Administration Hospital at Albuquerque. He was a veteran of World War I and for 20 years was the Grant County agent and distributor for the Standard Oil Company, active In civic circles of the community, and a member of the Elks Lodge. Survivors are his widow, Mrs. Irma Herdman; a daughter, Mrs. Lee-Ann Shelley, of Cliff; a grandson and a sister, Mrs. Vivian James of Los Angeles. Funeral services were held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Curtis Mortuary chapel. The rites were conducted by the Rev. James 0. Wayne of the First Methodist Church. The American Legion accorded full military burial honors at the grave In the Fort Bayard Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Roddy Poindexter, Calvin Salars, James McCauley, Halpin McCauley, Roger McMillen and Floyd Rasmusion.

Herdman: Irma Neil Herdman, 80, a resident of Silver City, passedaway Sunday in Hacienda de Salud. She came to Silver City in 1939 and was the first anesthetist working with Dr. Randolph Watts. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Whitewater Home Extension Club, the Order of Eastern Star, the Woman's Club, American Legion Auxiliary Chapter No. 18 and the Business and Professional Women's Club, was a charter member of the Lions Club, was a member of the Town and Country Club and was a member of the board of directors of the Rainbow Girls. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lee Herdman, on Nov. 11, 1966. She is survived by her daughter, LeeAnn Shelley and her husband, Jim, of Cliff; two grandsons, Dale Shelley of Cliff and Troy Shelley and his wife, Sonja, of Las Cruces; one great-grandson, Aaron Shelley of Las Cruces; two sisters, Willie Mae Hastey of Rowland, N.C., and Esther Bray of Wilmington, N.C.; and one brother, Ray McLean of Orlando, Fla. Visitation is today from 1-5 p.m. in the Curtis-Bright chapel. Services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. in theFirst Methodist Church with the Rev. J. Gorton Smith officiating. Interment will follow in the Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Troy Shelley, Dale Shelley, Keith Wilkerson, Byron Wilkerson, Don Stailey and Jerry Allensworth. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to the First United Methodist Church, 300 W. College Ave., Silver City, N.M. 88061; or the Silver City Public Library, 515 W. College Ave., Silver City, N.M. 88061. Arrangements are by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Heric: Gladys A. Heric, 86, an area resident, entered eternal rest Friday at Gila Reginal Medical Center. She was born Nov. 25, 1908 in Escanaba, Mich. to Edwin and Amanda Nelson Swenson. She lived most of her life in Michigan and had only recently moved to Silver City to live with her daughter, Melba L. Heric. She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Heric in 1951. She is survived by her daughter, Melba, of Silver City and her sister, Ellen Swenson of Gladstone, Mich. At the family's request, cremation has taken place with Mimbres Crematorium and no other services are scheduled. Entrusted to the care of Baca' Funeral Chapels and Mimbres Crematorium.

HERIC Melba Heric, 58, aresident of Silver City, diedTuesday at her home.Services are pending.Entrusted to the care ofBaca’s Funeral Chapels. IZN~’

HERMANN: Cora Lee Hermann, 93, of Silver City passed away Saturday at her residence. Funeral serviceS will he conducted For the family in Arizona. Mrs. Hermann was born Feb. 13, 1904, in Columbia, Tcnn., the daughter of Thomas and Lavennia Dennis. She t’. survived by two daughters~ Nellie Irene Bays and Rosie Martin, and Mrs. Martin’s husband, Dave; one son, Dude Sweeney; three granddaughters, Barbara Ann Miller and her husband, Michael, Gloria Jean Furubotten and her husband, Louis, and Loria Lee Rivers and her husband, Leigh; and 17 great-grandchildren. Mrs. Hermann was preceded in death by a grandson Gregory Jon, and a great-grand-daughter, Michael. Bright ‘d Funeral Home has charge r, of arrangements.

Hermann; Pearl Bernard Hermann, 92, of Tucson, Az, died in Tucson. She was born December 3, 1891 in Juniata County, Pa. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. John Campbell of Tucson, Az; three grandchildren, John R. Campbell, Jr, Ross Campbell and Barbara Brokaw and seven great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held at the Curtis-Bright Chapel and interment followed at the Masonic Cemetery with Rev. David Goble, Pastor of the Trinity Presbyterian Church of Cliff officiating. Arrangements were by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Miguel Hernandez, 50, an employe of the Water Department of the Town of Silver City for seven years, died at his home on South Bollard St., the past week, after a long illness. He is survived by his widow and three children. Rosary services were held at the Cox Mortuary chapel and mass was said at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Burial was the Catholic cemetery.

HERNANDEZ: Castillo Hernandez, 68, died Monday in Silver City. She was born Dec. 19, 1927, in Solornanville, Ariz., the daughter of Jim L. and Scabastiama CastillO. She was a homemaker and a part-time employee at a thrift store. She was deeply dedicated to her Christian faith. She is survived by her husband, Ramon Hernandez, of the home; three sons, John Tafoya of Salt Lake City, Utah, Richard Castiflo of Silver City, and Ray Hernandez and his wife, SyIvia of Las Cruces; five daughters, Josie Lujan and her husband, Servando, of Deming, Margie Sanchez and her husband, Canuto, of Silver City, Marta Castillo of Silver City, Maria Pompa and her husband, Gabriel, of Phoenix, and Loenirez Hernandez of Silver City; two sisters, Ramona Caballero of San Diego and Clara Gonzales of Safford, Ariz.; 27 grandchildren and 14 grcat~grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her brother, Mike Castillo; a sister, Rosa Guzman; and a great-grandaughter CharleneMoore Visitation will be held Friday beginning at 5 p.m. at Baca's Funeraj Chapel followed by the prayer vigil at 7. The funerai Service will begin Saturday morning at 10, also at Baca's Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Memory Lane. Serving as casket bearers will be Gabrial Ponipa Jr., Richard Castiuio, Pete Sanchez, Charles Sanchez, Paul Sanchez and Ray Hernandez Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Home.

HERNANDEZ: Benita M. Hernandez, 79, a lifelong resident of Grant County, entered eternal rest Tuesday, Feb. Il, at her residence. She was born April 16, 1918; to the late Juan and Ramona Martinez. Mrs. Hernandez was a homemaker and a communicant of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. A prayer vigil will be held Friday evening at 7 at Baca’s Funeral Chapels with Deacon Johnnie Perez reciting the rosary. Private interment of cremains will take place at a later date. Survivors include one son, Manuel M. Hernan.dez of Silver City; five daughters, Masedonia Garcia.. and her husband, Gilbert “Winkle” Garcia, of Silver City, Porfie Holguin and her husband, Al, of Silver City, Tommie Montes and her husband, Fred, of Silver City, Irene Montenegro and her companion of 20 years, Greg Bustos, of Santa Clara, and Ruth Ogas and her husband, Orlando, of Silver City; a sister, Mary Parra, and her husband, Joe, of Deming; and an uncle, Pete Gonzales, and his wife, Dolores, of Gila. He is also survived by 25 grandchildren; 67 great-grandchildren; and numerous great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by three grandchildren, Andrew Peter Ogas, Denise Montes Martinez and Fred Montes Jr. Entrusted to the care of. Baca’s Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive. Phone 388-2334.

HERNANDEZ: Cipriano M. Hernandez, 80, of Silver City entered eternal rest Wednesday, Jan. 5, at his home. He was born July 11, 1919, to Juan and Refugia Hernandez. Calling hours will be from 5-6 p.m. Monday at Baca's Funeral Chapels. The prayer vigil will follow at 6, led by Deacon Bill Holguin. The funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday at 10 in the morning at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, with Father Rod Nichols officiating. The rite of committal and interment will follow at Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Veterans honors will be accorded by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3347, American Legion Allingham-Golding Post No. 18 and the Disabled American Veterans. He is survived by his sister, Ramona Arroyo of Silver City; one niece. Irene Altamirano, and her husband, David, of Silver City; and three nephews, Johnny Arroyo and his wife, Leticia, of Silver City, Beto Arroyo and his friend, Maria, of Sil- ver City, and Reynaldo Arroyo and his wife, Rosa, of Silver City. He is also survived by his second family: sisters, Peggy Gomez and her husband, Ramon, of Silver City, and Amelia Sandoval and her husband, Claudy, of Alamogordo; and brothers, Ernesto Quintanar of Silver City, Alfredo Quintanar and his wife, Carmen, of Silver City, Mayo Quintanar of Alta Loma, Calif., and Henry Villalobos of Silver city. He also leaves behind many nephews, nieces and cousins who love him and will miss him dearly. Mr. Hernandez was preceded in death by his ^ father and mother, Juan and Refugia Hernandez; his grandfather, Margarito Hernandez; his second mother, Getrudez Quintanar; sister, Veronica Arios; and brother, Albert Quintanar. Mr. Hernandez was a survivor of the Bataan Death March, where he and others of his unit were forced to march 90 miles along the Bataan peninsula to prisoner-of-war camps. He was also'a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Disabled American Veterans. He served in the U.S. Army in World War II. Mr. Hernandez retired from Chino Mines, where he worked in the smelter and other areas in the mine. Casket bearers will be Rudy Jacquez, David Altamirano, Robert Quintanar, Ramon and Mark Gomez, and Claudy Sandoval. Honorary bearers are Tom Foy, Felix Salas, Nick Chintis, Frank Baca, Fausto Noce, Fred Alvarez and all Bataan Death March survivors. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive. Phone 388-2334.

Connie Hernandez Vullalopos died here Friday, Dec. 24, at the Silver City General hospital, after a short illness. She was 17 years of age. Mrs. Villalopos was born in Morenci, Ariz., but has resided in Sllvkr City since, she was a small child. Surviving here are her husband. Henery II. Villalopos: her mother. Mrs. Dolores Lascarno:, two brothers, Pete and Joe hernandez of Silver City: and three sisters, Mrs. Alice Miranda, Mrs Kster Rodreuez, both of Silver City, and Mrs. Aurora Rodriguez of Superior, Ariz. Funeral services were held at St. V r.crrit de Paul Catholic church here Sunday and burial was made in the Silver City Catholic cemetary. The Rev. Fr. John Linsay was in charge of arrangements.

Cristobal H. Hernandez, 43, Central. died Sunday In a Las Vegas hospital. Survivors are his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Remigio Hernandez of Bayard; two brothers, Rito Silver Cily and Jose, Bayard and a sister, Mrs. Aurora Portillo also of Bayard. Rosary services were held Tuesday evening at the Curtis Mortuary chapel. Mass was said at 10 a.m Wednesday in the Bayard Catholic Church by The Rev. Fr. Jose Lopez. Burial took place in the Hurley cemetery.

Funeral services for Mrs. Filomena R. Hernandez, 55, who died Monday afternoon, will be held tomorrow. She is the widow of the late Guadelupe Hernandez and had been a resident of Santa Rita for the past 32 years. She is survived by one son, Eloy Hernandez of Santa Rita; five grandchildren; three bro1thers, Abe N. Rivera of Santa Rita, T. M. Rivera and Mel M. Rivera, both of Bayard: two sisters, Mrs. Fred Bojorquez of San Diego and Mrs. E. P. Glackin ot Alhambra Calif; and her mother, Mrs. Tomas Rivera of Santa Rita. The body will lie in state at her home Thursday afternoon and rosary services will be conducted at the Santa Rita Catholic Church at 7:30 Thursday evening. High Mass will be said at 9:00 o’clock Friday ·morning with burial at 4:00PM Friday afternoon in the Hanover cemetery. The Rev. Pedro Ruiz will officiate. Pallbearers will be Juan L Serna, Ernesto Varges Frank Duran, Anastacio Cordova, Porfillo Chavez and Mike Sanchez. Honorary pallbearers will be Dolores Heredia, Isibel Guerra, Alix Arciero, Rafael S. Tafoya, Jerry Rivara, Narcisco Lucero and ?? Carbajal.

HERNANDEZ: Francisco Diaz Hernandez, 91, died Tuesday at Fort Bayard. He was a communicant of the Catholic Church, a member of the American Association of Retired Persons and Woodsman of the World, and worked as a warehouseman and truck driver in the Grant County area for many years. He is survived by two daughters, Sarah U. Vigil of Bayard and Gregoria H Espinoza of Silver City; a sister, Leonor Hernandez of Silver City; four grandchildren, Erlinda A. Vigil of Albuquerque, Frank J. Espinosa of Silver City. Albert A. Espinosa of Albuquerque and Atia Maria Shammas of B rooklvn, N.Y. ; and two great-grandchildren, Amy V Espinosa and Matthew C. Espinoza of Albuquerque.. Mr. Hernandez was preceded in death in 1957 by his wife, Cecilia C Hernandez. Rosary recitation was held at 7:30 p.m Thursday at Wheeler Funeral Home and Mass of the Resurrection was celebrated at 8:30a.m. today at st. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Monsignor A. ,James Milano, officiating at both services. Interment followed at the Catholic cemetery in Silver City. Serving as pail hearers were Paul Munoz, Ray P‘aterson, Arnold Fuller, ,James Brockman, Carmen Chacon, and eddie Sanchez. Arrangements by Wheeler.

HERNANDEZ: Inez M. “Nay” Hernandez, 72, a lifelong resident of Tortugas, entered eternal life Monday, June 15, at hër home. She was born Feb. 14, 1926, to Alberto B. and Margarita Martinez Montoya. Mrs. Hernandez was a homemaker, and a devoted m~mber of Our Lady of Guadalupe Shrine and Parish and the Altar Society. Survivors include her loving husband, Alfonso Hernandez of the family home; one stepson, Ernest Hernandez of Guam; and a stepdaughter, Margaret Aragon of Reserve. Other survivors include 10 brothers and sisters, Isabel “Chavela” Salcido and her husband, Luis, of Silver City, Josefa ‘Pepa” Morales and her husband, Eugene, of Las Cruces, Alberto “Chapo” Montoya Jr. and his wife, Lily, of Tortugas, Josephine “Fina” Estrada of Tortugas, George Montoya and his wife, Mary, of Tortugas, Deifina’~e1fi&’ Lucero of Silver City, Andres Montoya and his wife, Lela, of Mesilla, Eugene “Heno” Montoya and his wife, Virginia, of Tortugas, Felix Montoya and his wife, Luz, of Tortugás, and Reyes Montoya and his wife, Lydia, of Duncan, Ariz.; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Calling hours for Mrs. Hernañdez will begin at 6 this evening in Our Lady of Güadàlupe Shrine and Parish, 3600 Parroquia in Tortugas, where the prayer vigil will begin at 7. The funeral liturjy will be celebrated Saturday at 10 a.m. in the same church with the Rev.. John Weber officiating. The rite of committal and interment will follow in Tortugas Cemetery, where she will lay to rest. Serving as casket bearers will be Henry Salcido, Bobby Morales, Gèorgà Montoya Jr., Alex Montoya, Eusebio Estrada Jr. and Erineo Montoya. Honorary bearers will be Ezequiel, Rogelio, Omar and Matthew Montoya. E ntrusted to the care of Baca’s.

Juan Hernandez, 57. a retired employee of the Santa Fe Rail way and in recent years landscaper gardener, was found dead last Saturday morning in his home on South Bullard St. Rosary services were held Monday evening at the Cox Mortuary chapel, followed by mass at St Vincent de Paul Catholic’ Church at 9 a.m. Tuesday. Burial was in the Catholic cemetery. Surviving are his wife, Mrs Caterina Hernandez, a son, Pete, Phoenix, Ariz. four grandchildren ; a brother, Tom and three sisters, Marie Hernandez, Mrs. Eulalia Guerro and Mrs Ramona Arruyos, Silver City.Jacquez George D

HERNANDEZ: Manuel^M. Hernandez, 63, of Santa Clara entered into eternal rest Saturday, Feb. 6, at his residence. He was born June 17, 1935, in Gila to Miguel and Benita (Martinez) Hernandez. He was self-employed in, the construction industry. He was a comunicant at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. A prayer vigil will be held Wednesday at 9 in the morning at Baca's Funeral Chapels with Deacon Johnnie Perez reciting the holy rosary. At the request,of the family, creiriation will follow at Baca's Mimbres Crematorium. Mr. Hernandez is survived by his wife, Julia Hernandez of Hurley; six sons, Manuel Hernandez and his wife Maria Estar, Mike Hernandez and his wife, JoAnn; Guadalupe Hernandez and his wife, Teresa; Danny Hernandez and his wife, Emiiy; Steve Hernandez and his wife, Diane and Dicky Edward Hernandez and, his wife, Diane, and, two daughters, Rita Palafox and her. husband Emilio, and Rosalee Ortiz and her husband Gonzalo, all of; California; and five sisters^ Macedonia Garpia and her husband, Giilbert Porfi Holguin' and her husband Al, Torrtasa Montes and her husband, Fred and Ruth Ogas and her husband Orlando, all of Silver City; and Irene Hernadez of santa clara. Also surviving are 27 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Entrusted to Baca’s.

One of Grant counties oldest old-timers, Margarito Hernandez, 98, died last Sunday at the home of his daughter Mrs. Gertrude Quintinar in Silver city. born in Mexico in 1848, he came to New Mexico in 1896. Funeral services were held Tuesday from St. vincent DePaul’s catholic church with internment in the catholic cemetary. directed by the Cox moruary. Surviving besides Mrs. Quintinar are two more daughts, Mrs Pricillana Hernadez a, Mrs Antonia Luero and a brother Vincente Hernandez.

Meregildo Hernandez, of San Lorenzo died at his home Sunday. He is survived by two daughtters, Mrs. Ynez 0rosco of San Lorerenzo and Mrs. Luz Alvarado of Santa Rita, seven grandsons and nine granddaughters. Mass was held at the Catholic church in San Lorenzo at 8AM Tuesday morning with burial at 3:30 in the San Lorenzo cemetery. The Rev Fr. Pedro Ruiz officiated. Cox Mortuary was in charge of funeral arrangements.

Mrs, Delfina Leon Hernnndez. 74, of Bayard, who has resided in Grant County 54 years, died last Friday at Hillcrest General hospital. She was a native of Cueramaro Mexico. Survivors Include a son, Jesus H Murillo of Silver City; a daughter, Mrs. Lena Ruiz, Tucson, Ariz.; 14 grandchildren and 14 great gandchildrens, a siter Mrs. Pablo Gonzales of Phoenix, Ariz. A Jahovah’s Witness, service under the direction of Pablo Hernandez, was held Sunday in the chapel of the Curtis Mortuary. Burial was in the Catholic Cemetery,

The father of Jose Garcia of Bayard , Pablo Hernandez, 69, of Rincon, died in a head-on automobile collision about 14.6 miles north of Deming on U.S. 180 Dec 17. The driver of the Other vehicle, Blanche Hall , 41, of Silver City, was severly injured and taken to the hospital in Derning by the city ambulance service before, being sent to Hotel Dieu, El Paso. She is reportedly Still hospitalized in El Paso. According to a police report he cars collided head-on about 2:30 p.m. Mrs. Hall was trapped in her vehicle. Rescuers took 30 to 40 minutes to extract her-from the car. Firemen, Luna County’ Sheriff’s deputies and state police worked with the specialized equipment of the Deming Fire Dept. to get to the trapped victims. Mr. Garcia was a retired railroad employee. Funeral services were held Dec. 20 in Rincon. Other survivors include a son. Samuel. Albuquerque.

HERNANDEZ Paul M. Hernandez, 48, a resident of Southgate, Calif., died Dec. 11 at a Norwalk, Calif., nursing home after a long, hard battle with diabetes. A former Grant County resident, he is survived by his companion, Viola Torres; his children, Louie Hernandez, Paul Hernandez Ill, Jessie Hernandez, Cynthia Hernandez and Robert Hernandez; his stepchildren, Frankie Torres, Gloria Gray and her husband, Dennis, and Alfred Sais; his sister, Bertha Cisneros, and her husband, Alfonso; his brother, Jack M. Silva; his nephew, Ben Cisneros; his nieces, Leslie Abeyta and Sara Molina; five grandchildren; two great-nieces; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. A memorial Mass will be celebrated Thursday, Jan. 8, at 6 p.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Silver City.

HERNANDEZ: Paul M. Hernandez, 48, a resident of Southgate, Calif., died Dec 11 at a Norwalk, Calif., nursing home after a long, hard battle with diabetes. A former Grant County resident, he is survived by his companion, Viola Torres; his children, Louie Hernandez, Paul Hernandez III, Jessie Hernandez, Cynthia Hernandez and Robert Hernandez; his stepchildren, Frankie Torres, Gloria Gray and her husband, Dennis, and Alfred Sais; his sister Bertha Cisneros, and her husband, Alfonso; his brother, Jack M. Silva; his nephew, Ben Cisneros; his nieces, Leslie Abeyta and Sara Molina; five grandchildren; two great-nieces; and several aunts, uncles and Cousins. A memorial Mass will be celebrated Thursday, Jan. 8, at 6 p.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Silver

Last rites were held Wednesday for Paulino G. Hernandez, 24, ‘lifelong Grant county resident, who died in his home here Sunday. Rosary services were held at the home of his mother, Mrs. Guadalupe Hernandez. Funeral mass was held in the Hurley Catholic church with the Rev. Fr. Ramon Estivill officiating. Burial was, in the Silver City cemetery. The Rev. Fr. John P. Linnane officiated, and Cox mortuary was in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were Juan Arsola, Tomas Gomez, Robert Madrid, Eddie Duran, Antonio Jaramillo Jr., and Joe Pinon. Surviving: are his wife: a son, Paulino, Jr.; a daughter, Bertha Ann; two parents, Mr. and Mrs. Guadalupe Hernandez, Hurley; two brothers,, Marcelino and Juliano Hernandez, Hurley; and two ‘sisters, Mrs. Joe Pena and Miss Fecundia Hernandez, Hurley.

HERNANDEZ: Rito Hernandez, 62, a resident of Silver City, died Wednesday morning at Gila Regional Medical Center. Mr. Hernandez was born to Remijio and Francisca Hernandez on March 12, 1935, in Santa Rita. He served in the U.S. Navy. Mr. Hernandez was a carpet layer by trade, having worked for Silver City Carpet, Union Furniture and B&E Hardware in Bayard. He was a member of St. Vincent’s Catholic Church. He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers. Survivors include his wife, Connie, of the home; three daughters, Julie Huff of Albuquerque, Norma Dominguez and her husband, Tony, of Santa Clara, and Rose Ann Hernandez and family of Las Cruces; a son, Tim Hernandez, and his wife, Josie, of Arenas Valley; a sister, Aurora Portillo of Bayard; and one brother, Joe Hemandez, also of Bayard. He is also survived by seven grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Mr.—. Hernandez is survived by his very close friends, Mr. and Mrs. Lukie Madrid, Mr. and Mrs. Lupe Hill and family, and Mr. and Mrs. Joe .C. Mora and family, and a special nephew, Robert Martinez. and his wife, Rebecca, and family. Pallbearers will be John Mora, Jesse Mora. Rene Hill, Lukie Madfid, Bobby Martinez and Robert Gonzales. Honorary pallbearers will be his grandchildren and sons-in-law. Viewing hours for Mr. Hernandez will be from 5-7 p.m. today in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home chapel with a rosary beginning after the visitation. Interment will take place Friday at 10 a.m. at Fort Bayard National Cemetery with military honors by Veterans of Foreign. -Wars Post 3347, AllinghamGolding Post No. 18 of the American Legion, Disabled American Veterans Chapter 1 and Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 358. Family members selected Curtis-Bright and Lordsburg Funeral Homes to serve them.

Hernandez: Angelita Hernandez, 88, formerly of Lordsburg, passed away Thursday at the home of her daughter in Tucson, Ariz. She was born Aug. 2, 1906 to Jose and Refugia (Cuellar) Barcenas in Mexico. She moved to Lordsburg at the age of six and lived there until moving to Tucson in 1957. She was a member of the Society of the Sacred Heart and a parishioner of St. Margaret's Church in Tucson. She is survived by her daughters, Cuca Bejarano and her husband, Bartolo of Lordsburg, Amada Moreno and her husband, Leo of California, and Alicia Gandara, Helen Swengel and her husband, Woody, and Juanita Molina and her husband, Tony, all of Tucson. She is also survived by her sons, Henry Corralejo and his wife, Luisa of Tucson and Margarito Hernandez and his wife, Mary, and Joe Hernandez and his wife, Mary, all of Albuquerque; 35 grandchildren; fifty-seven great-grandchildren; and 15 great-great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father in 1977; her mother in 1958; a son in1958 and her husband in 1988. Visitation was held Sunday in the Lordsburg Funeral Home chapel followed by the prayer vigil (rosary). The funeral liturgy was held this morning at 10 in St. Joseph's RomanCatholic Church with the Rev. Karl Polm-Faudre celebrating. The rite of comittal followed at Shakespeare Cemetery in Lordsburg. Pallbearers were Floyd Borquez, John Hernandez, Daniel Moreno, Victor Bejarano, Steven Gandara and Daniel Hernandez. Honorary pallbearers were all of her remaining gandchildren. Family members selected Lordsburg Funeral Home to serve them. .

Hernandez: Mrs. Caterina G. Hernandez, 87, passed away Friday, May26 at Ft. Bayard Medical Center. Mrs. Hernanddez, a native of Mesilla, New Mexico, was a longtime resident of Grant County. Sheis survived by three daughters, Mrs. Juliana Guerra and Mrs. Sara Genera, both of Silver City, Mrs. Bacilia Villegas of Ft. Bayard, and four sons, Tony Guerra of Titusville, Fla., Manuel Gomez and Pedro Hernandez, both of Silver City, Enrique Guerra of Phoenix, Ariz., and 32 grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Survivors also include a sister, Mrs. Manuela Maldonado of Gila. Rosary recitation was at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 30, in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel. Funeral Mass was at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church on Wednesday morning with Monsignor A. James Milano conducting both services. Burial followed in the Catholic Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Tommy Gomez, Bobby Villegas, Manuel Chacon, J.Johnn Hernandez, Manuel Padilla and Gilbert Medrano. Honorary pallbearers were Robert Carrillo, Tonny Villalobos, Manuel Gutierrez, Clotario Garcia, Eddie Triviso and Manuel Chacon, Sr.

Cirilo Hernandez, 67, a retired employee of the Town of Silver City, died Dec. 17 at his home in Silver City. Rosary services were held at the Curtis Mortuary chapel. Burial was in the Catholic Cemetery. Survivors are a son, Manuel of Silver City; four daughters, Mrs. Ignocencia Rosales of Mexico, Mrs. Juan Medina of Tucson, and Mrs.Ramon Lascano and Mrs. Joe Acosta of Silver City; 14 grandchildren and 47 great grandchildren, and one sister, Mrs. Marciana Rosales of Mexico.

Hernandez; Eloy R. Hernandez, 57, died recently in Silver City. Mr. Hernandez was born in Hillsboro and had lived in Grant County most of his life. He was employed by Kennecott Copper Corp. He was a communicant of the Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley and a member of VFW Post No. 3347. He is survived by his wife, Eulalia "Eula" of Hurley; three daughters, Yvonne "Bonnie" Trujillo of San Jose, CA., Hilda Soto of San Jose, CA., Darlene Rodgers of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; one son, Michael Hernandez of Hurley; one sister, Sally Carson of Alhambra, CA., and five grandchildren. Rosary recitation was held and Mass of the resurrection was celebrated. Both services were held at Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley with Father Benito Suen officiating. Interment followed at Ft. Bayard National Cemetery with Military Honors being conducted by VFW Post No. 3347. Pallbearers were Cris Soto, Steve Trujillo, Bryon Rodgers, Nick B. Chavez, Jr., Scott Trujillo and Louis Chavez. Honorary pallbearers were Michael Hernandez and David Arias. Arrangements were by Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

 Enrique Hernandez, 33, a long time employee of the U.S. Smelting, Refining & Mining Co, at Vanadium, was killed early Monday morning when he fell out of the lift on the 670 foot level and dropped to the 1050 level of the Gold Frog mine at Vanadium. In the lift, with Hernandez, at the time of the accident was George Luna who was so seriouly injurd that he could not testify at an inquest held later in the morning. According to the testimony of Deputy Sheriff John Turney of Bayard, the investigating officer, Hernandez got sick while working in the mine and was being lifted to the top, accompanied by Luna. The hoist man said he felt a jerk on the cable and the cage stuck momentarily. Upon arrival at the surface Hernandez was missing and Luna was in the cage badley injured. Mr. Hernandez is survived by his mother and three sisters, Mrs. Eustalia Dominguez of Bayard, Mrs. Juanita Valdiva of Vanadium, and Mrs. Lupe Ynostrosa of Chicago; and a brother Frank. Funeral services will be held this afternoon at 4:30 from the family home in Vanadium. Father Dan Thistle will officiate. Burial will be in the Fiero cemetary. Cox motuary was in charge or arrangements.

Hernandez: Erminda Udero Hernandez, 68, longtime Central resident, died Sunday in the Fort Bayard Medical Center. She was born Aug. 6, 1919 in Gila and was a member of the Santa Clara Catholic Church in Central. Calling hours for Mrs. Hernandez will be Wednesday fron noon to 9 p.m. in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels and the rosary service will be there at 7:30 that evening. Mass of the Christian burial will be Thursday morning at 9 in the Santa Clara Catholic Church. The Rev. Paul Ragazinskas will officiate and interment will follow in the Central cemetery. Survivors include two sons, Alfredo U. Maldonado of El Paso, Texas, and Fred U. Maldonado of Arizona; a daughter, Martha Maldonado Vasquez of Pico Rivera, Calif.; three brothers, Utimio and Faustino Udero of Central and Antonio Udero of Bayard; and two sisters Eloisa Elicio of Las Cruces and Julia Valdez of Dixon. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Trini Udero in 1947 and Juan Lozoya in 1987. Casket bearers will be Utimio, Antonio and Faustineo Udero, Antonia and Jerry Maldonado and Richard Vasquez, Honorary bearers will be Alfredo M. Vasquez, JuanFelix M. Vasquea and Andy Elicio, Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Hernandez: Mrs. Francisca Hernandez, 76, died at Fort Bayard Medical Center last week following an extended illness. Mrs. Fernandez was a native of Mexico, and had lived in Grant County for the past 69 years. She was preceeded in death by her husband Remijio B. Hernandez in January of this year. She is survived by two sons: Joe M. Hernandez of Bayard and Rito H. Hernandez of Arenas Valley; one duaghter, Mrs. Aurora Portillo of Bayard; 12 grandchildren; one sister Mrs. Ramona De La O of Selmar, Calif., and one brother Ramon De La O of Marana, Ariz. Rosary services were held in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel. Funeral Mass was held in Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard with the Rev.Fr. Aurelio Lerena officiating. Burial followed in the Hurley cemetery. Casket bearers were Michael Gomez, Greg Gomez, Alfred Torres, Mateo Madrid, Robert McDonald and Henry Cordova.

HERNANDEZ: Guadalupe G. Hernandez. 88. a Deming residcnt. passed away Sunday at home in his grandsons arms, surrounded h\ lain il~ and Friends. Visitation will be on Wednesday afternoon at 3 followed by the prayer vigil at 7 at Bacas Funeral Chapels in Deming. A mariachi Mass will he celebrated Thursday rnorning at 10 at Holy Family Catholic Church with Father Alfred Galvan offticiating. Concluding services and interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. Mr. Hernandez was horn in Encarnacion de Diaz, Jalisco. Mexico, on July 28, 1909. to Jose and Leunarda Hernandet. When he Was 5 years old, his family moved to Jerome, Ariz.. where he attended Jerome Public Schools. On Dec. 24. 1934. he married the former Beatriz Cuaron, whom he lost Oct. 14. 1988. He visited her grave every day thereafter and made his last visit two days prior to his passing. In 1960, he and his family moved to Colunibus: where he established a retail business, in 1974. he moved to Deming, where he • made his home until his death. Mr. Hernandez was a person of varied interests. 1-ic worked in the Arizona and New Mexico copper mines as a blacksmith and truck driver. He was also a mer chant, musician, taxidermist, lapidary, and avid hunter who instilled the love of the sport in his son and grand sons. He also enjoyed mak ing hunting knives, and or namental wrought iron and leather goods. He enjoyed reading and read three re gional newspapers daily. He was a lifelong member of the Catholic Church and most recently attended Holy Fam ily Parish. His family in cludes two daughters, Gloria Najera and son-in-law, Ernest, and grandchildren, Isaac and Julie Vigil, of the home, and Mary Helen ~ Morales and ~ Di. Hernandez of Flagstaff. An,.. Michael Morales and Cindy Haichut of La Verne. and Henery Morales Jr of Fontana. (‘alil . : and his great—grandchildren. Also surviving are two brothers. Ennique Hernandez, and wife Elena. and Louis Hernandez and wile. Elvira. of Anitona: live sisters. Elena Vigueria and Inosencia Alvarado of Arizona. Higinia MartineL of Deming. Paz Hernandez of Las Cruces, and Camillia Espinoza and husband. Melesio, of Mexico: 30 nephews and nieces; caregivers. Luella and Alondra ACUIUL. who made daily ‘. isits and shared special time with him: and Membres Valley Hospice workers. 1-Ic was preceded in death by his parents. Jose, in 1960, and Leonarda. in 1982: his beloved wife, Beatric in 1988; and an infant son, Jose, in 1939. Cascket hearers will he Isaac Vigil, Eduardo Hernandez Jr., D.J. Hernandez, Michael Hernandcz. Michael Morales and Henry Morales Jr. Honorary hearers are Luriquc and Luis Hernandez,. Milescu Espinoi.a and Jim Harchut. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels of Deming.

Hernandez: Lilia Jaramillo Hernandez, 65, a Silver City resident, died Tuesday in Gila Regional Medical Center. She was born Feb. 2, 1923, in Miami, Ariz. She married Joseph Hernandez and together they made Silver City their home. She was the homemaker for the family as well as a loving mother and wife. She was also a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Calling hours are today from 3-9 p.m. in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.The rosary service will be tonight at 7 in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday morning at 10 in the ...(missing)... Abel, Daniel and Fred Hernandez, all of Silver City; two daughters, Sally Garcia of Wildorado, Texas, and Susanna Martinez of Chicago, Ill.; one brother, Manuel Jaramillo of Highlands, Calif.; and three sisters, Antonia Wright and Teresa Webb, both of Madera, Calif., and Margaret Ayala of Pico Rivera, Calif. She was preceded in death byher husband, Joseph Hernandez. Casket bearers will be Joe, Robertand Barney Jaramillo, Reynaldo Jaramillo Jr., and Adrian and Armando Ayala. Honorary casket bearers will be Victor, Salvador, Rudy and Claudio Padilla, and Gilbert Padilla Sr. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Hernandez: Manuel Hernandez Sr., 65, of Silver City, entered lifeeternal Saturday at the University of New Mexico Hospital in Albuquerque. He was born April 13, 1927, in Morenci, Ariz., and grew up in Mogollon. He had been a Grant County resident for 51 years. Mr. Hernandez was a former owner and operator of Silver City's Buffalo Bar. He was a member of the St. Francis Newman Center, American Legion, Elks Club and Disabled American Veterans. Calling hours will commence at 2 Tuesday afternoon at Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels, where the vigil service will be held at 7. The funeral liturgy service will begin at 10 Wednesday morning in the St. Francis Newman Center with the Rev. Rod Nichols officiating. The rite of committal will follow in Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Veterans honors will be accorded by American Legion Allingham-Golding Post No. 18. Survivors include his wife, Helen Hernandez of Silver City; three sons, Edwin Hernandez and his wife, Arleen, of Denver, Mike Hernandez and his wife, Linda, of Silver City, and Manny Hernandez Jr. of Tucson, Ariz.; a daughter, Mary Gilberti and her husband, Steve, of Scottsdale, Ariz,; two sisters, Maria Medina of Tucson and Julia Acosta of Silver City; and six grandchildren, Maria and Amanda Hernandez of Denver, Candice and Ashley Hernandez of Silver City, and Joy and Ryan Gilberti of Scottscdale. Casket bearers will be Frank Ryan, Johnnie Medina Jr., Gene Martinez, Richard Rodriguez, Eddie Joe Acosta and Tommy Zamora. Honorary bearers will be Tommy Ryan, Bernardo Medina, Lukie Madrid, Victor Ornelas, Sam Corral, Alex Acosta, Ruben Gonzales, Bobbie Mendoza, Jessie Monje and Robert Hernandez. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Hernandez: Maria Hernandez, 100, of Silver City passed away Friday. Services are pending. Wheeler Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Dedicated to those we serve.

HERNANDEZ: Michael A. Hernandez, 38, a resident of • Silver City, died this morning at University Medical Center in Tucson, Ariz. Services are pending. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s.

HERNANDEZ: Michael A Hernandez, 38, a resident of Silver City, died Thursday at University Medical Center in Tucson, Ariz. Services are pending. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels.

Hernandez: Michael G. Hernandez, 5 died Wednesday, August 22, in El Paso. Michael was born in Silver City and had been a life long resident of Silver City. He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Pedro Hernandez of Silver City and his brother Isreal Hernandez of Silver City; maternal grandfather, Joe Guzman, Sr., of Riverside, Calif., paternal grandfather, Angstacio Alvardo and a great-grandfather, Dionicio Ortiz. Rosary recitation was Monday evening at 7:00 p.m. in the Curtis-Bright Chapel. Graveside services were Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. at the Silver City Catholic Cemetery with the Reverend Father Anthony Bengert officiating at both services. Serving as pallbearers werre, Edward Fajaardo, Jesus Escarecega, Joe Guzman, Jr., Arnold Ortiz, Tony Gonzales andAlfredo Hernandez.

HERNANDEZ: Michael Randy “Mike” Hernandez, 38, went home to the Lord Thursday, Sept. 25, after a brief illness. He was born April 24, 1959, to Eulatia C. and the late Eloy R. Hernandez. He served in the U.S. Navy and at the time of.his death was a member of the New Mexico National Guard. He was employed as a heavy-equipment operator with the Grant County Road Department. Mr. Hernandez loved the forest and everything about the wilderness. He especially enjoyed his ability to ride horses and was a friend to all animals. He was a “true friend” to those who were his “true friends.” A big, burly guy, he had a big heart. He was a simple man of very few words, but if the need ever arose, he was there to make sure that things got taken care of. He will be greatly missed by all who had the chance to know him. He will be especially missed by his cousin, Mary Ann Sedillo, whom he loved and protected like a sister. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 14 years, Liz, and two beautiful children, Lynette Marie and Randy Jeffrey, all of Arenas Valley. He is also survived by his mother, Eulalia, of Hurley; three sisters, Yvonne Trujillo and her husband, Steve, of San Jose, Calif., Hilda Soto and her husband, Christobal, of San Jose, and Darlene Madrid and her husband, Mateo, of Hurley; a half brother, Eloy Medina, and his wife, Connie, of Bayard; six nephews; one niece; and several uncles, aunts and cousins. He was preceded in death by his father, Eloy; his uncle, Greg “Gori” Chavez; and his grandmother, Adalberta Chavez. The prayer vigil will be held this evening at 7 at the Santa Clara Catholic Church with Father Dan Porter reciting the rosary. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Tuesday at 10 a.m., also at the Santa Clara Catholic Church, with the Rev. Michael Lindsay officiating. Interment will follow at Fort Bayard National Cemetery with veterans honors accorded by the Grant County National Guard unit. Pallbearers will be Lorenzo Llamas, Christobal Soto, Mateo Madrid, his “compa,” Danny Misquez, John J. Chacon and Eloy Medina. Honorary bearers will he all of his other good friends and fellow employees of the Grant County Road Department. Grant County will say goodbye to a very special man; lucky were those whose lives he touched. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be directed to the Leukemia Society of America, 2900 Eisenhower Ave., Suite 419, Alexandria, VA 22314. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive. Phone 388-2334.

Hernandez: Miguel G. Hernandez, 62, a lifetime resident of Silver City, entered into rest Fieday at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was a retired Silve Consolidated Schools custodian and was Roman Catholic by faith. Visitation will be held Sunday from 4-7 p.m. at Baca's Funeral Chapels, with the prayer vigil beginning at 7, Deacon Bill Holguin will recite the rosary. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Monday morning at 10 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with the Rev. John Colgan officiating. Private cremation will follow. Survivors include his wife, Marie C. Hernandez, of the home; eight sons, David Maestas and Sammy Hernandez of Las Cruces, James Maestas and his wife, Virgina, John Maestas, Ralph Hernandez, Elmo Hernandez and Charles, all of Silver City, and Daniel Maestas and his wife, Barbara, of Columbia, Md.; six daughters, Barbara M. Flores and her husband, Edward, of Silver City, Amy M. Diaz and her husband, Freddie, of Anchorage, Alaska, Carolyn M. Castillo and her husband, Tony of Whittier, Calif., Frances Jumenez of Central, Charleme Fletcher and her husband, Willie, of Bayard, and Geraldine Hernandez of Silver City; six brothers, Ramon G. Hernandez, and Jimmy G. Hernandez and his wife, Eva of Arenas Valley, Gabriel G. Hernandez and his wife, Julia, of Phoenix, Simon Acosta and Arturo Acosta of Silver City, and Pat G. Valencia and his wife, Mary Ann, of Morenci, Ariz.; toe sisters, Mariana Gonzales and her husband, Joeof Los Angeles, and Roberta Sepulveda and her husband, Johnnie, of Faywood; 24 grandchildren, Lisa, B.J., Feliciana, Alexrandra, Sarah, Avelino, Aislinn, MIchael and Patricia Marie Maestas, Jennifer and Nathanael Folres, Michelle and Monica Diaz, Antonio, Eileen, Geoffrey, Ashley and Curtis Castillo, Victoria and Angelica Jimenez, Ralphy and Timothy Hernandez, and Rebekah and Samantha Fletcher. Casket bearers will be David James, John, andDanile Maestas, and Sammy, Ralph, Elmo, and Charles Hernandez. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Hernandez: Miguel P. Hernandez, 76, a resident of Bayard, died Thursday morning in the Gila Regional Medical Center. Mr. Hernandez was a communicant of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church;was a longtime resident of Grant County; retired from Chino Mines in 1974; and was a member of Mine-Mill Local 890. Mr. Hernandez is survived by his wife, Vicenta Hernandez of Bayard; two daughters, Rachel Carbajal and Connie Medina and her husband, Eloy, all of Bayard; three sons, James Hernandez and his wife, Margot, of El Paso, Texas, Richard Hernandez and his wife, Diane, of Globe, Ariz., and Miguel Hernandez Jr. and his wife, Lucy of Bayard; two sisters, Rachel Torres and Lucy Garcia, both of El Paso; one brother, Rogelio Hernandez, also of El Paso; nine grandchildren, Jeff Carbajal, Elizabeth Worthington and her husband, John, Mike Hernandez, Bruce Carbajal and his wife, Yvette, Rick Hernandez, Eloy Medina Jr., Debra Lynn Hernandez, Eric Bonilla and Miguel Hernandez III; two great-grandchildren, Tierra Worthington and Phylicha Worthington; and two step-grandchildren, Ramon Orosco and Joseph Orosco. Visitation was held Sunday from 2-4 p.m. in the Wheeler Funeral Home Chapel, followed by rosary recitation at 7:30 p.m., also in the Wheeler Funeral Home chapel. Mass of the Resurrection was celebrated Monday at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard. The Rev. Ricardo Hinojal officiated at both services and interment followed in the Hanover cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Joe Sierra, Joe Villalobos, Charlie Norero, Raul Sepulveda, Ramon Ortiz and John Sepulveda. Serving as honorary pallbearers were all of his nephews and past friends. Arrangements were by the Wheeler Funeral Home.

Hernandez: Rosary for Pablo A. Hernandez, a resident of Hurley who died here October 11, was said in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Mass was in The Infant Jesus Catholic Church at Hurley Friday at 10 a.m. with the interment following in the Central Cemetery. The Rev. Fr. Justin Klumbia officiated. Casket bearers were Jesus Lopez, Mike Salazar, Gilbert Rodriguez, Frank Ramos, Tony Sifuentes and Alez Hernandez. Mrs. Hernandez is survived by seven sons, three daughters, 31 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.

Hernandez; Priciliana (Tana) Hernandez, 82, died in Silver City. Tana was born in Silver City and was a communicant of the Catholic Church. She is survived by a son, Henry Villalobos and his wife, Helen of Silver City; one sister, Antonia (Tacha) Loera of Loma Linda, CA; four grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and several neices and nephews and other family members. She was preceded in death by her sister, Tula Quintanar in 1982. Rosary recitation was held at the Wheeler Funeral Home Chapel and Mass of the resurrection was held at Saint Francis Newman Center with Father Tomas Perez officiating. Interment followed at the Silver City Catholic Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Cipriano Hernandez, AlfredoQuintanar, Edwardo Loera, Vince Hernandez Jr., Henry Villalobos Jr, Jose Leyba. Honorary pallbearers were Robert Maldonado and Frank Maestas. Arrangements were by Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

Hernandez: Remijio B. Hernandez, 79, died at Hillcrest Hospital Fri., Jan. 31 following an extended illness. Mr. Hernandez was a native of Las Cruces, NM and had lived in Grant County for the past 60 years. He was retired from Kennecott Copper Corp., after 52 years service. He is survived by his wife: Francisca of Bayard; two sons, Joe of Bayard, and Rito of Silver City; one daughter, Mrs. Aurora Portillo of Bayard. Funeral Mass was recited in the Holy Family Catholic Church in Hanover, Mon., Feb. 3, with the Rev. Father Jesus Espinosa officiating, interment followed in the Hurley Cemetery.

HERNANDEZ: Rito Hernandez, 62 a resident of Silver City, died this morning at Gun Regional Medical Center. services are pending. Family members selected Curtis-Bright and Lords-burg Funeral Homes to Serve them.

Hernandez: Vicenta Hernandez, 67, of Bayard, passed away Monday. She was born April 18, 1921 in Gila. Survivors are two daughters, Rachel Carbajal Corral and her husband, Ray Corral, and Connie Medina and her husband, Eloy Medina all of Bayard; three sons, James Hernandez and his wife, Margot Hernandez, of El Paso, Texas,Richard Hernandez and his wife, Diane Hernandez, of Globe, Ariz., and Mike Hernandez Jr. and his wife, Lucy Hernandez of Bayard; 11 grandchildren, Jeff Carbajal, Beth Worthington, John Worthington, Mike Hernandez lll, Bruce Carbajal, Yvette Carbajal, Rick Hernandez, Eloy Medina Jr., Debbie Hernandez, Eric Bonnila and Michael Hernandez; three step-grandchildren, Sonya Salinas, Ramon Orosco and Joseph Orosco; three great-grandchildren, Tierra Worthington, Phylisha Worthington and Kimberly Monique Carbajal; two brothers, Frank T. Barela of Albuquerque and Feliciano Barela of Hurley; and two sisters, Della Miller of Bayard and AngieTurner of Albuquerque. Visitation will be Thursday from 2-4 p.m. in the Wheeler Funeral Home Chapel. Rosary recitation will be Thursday evening at seven in the Wheeler Chapel. Mass of the Resurrection will be Friday at ten a.m. in Our Lady of Fatima Church in Bayard with the Rev. Ricardo Hinojal officiating at both services. Interment will follow in the Hanover Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Rudy Alvarado, Tony Chavez, Eddie Joe Barela, Ronnie Chavez, Ted Barela and Roger Hernandez. Honorary pallbearers will be Joe Sierra, Bruce Carbajal, Mike Hernandez, Michael Hernandez, Jeff Carbajal, Eloy Medina, Rick Hernandez, Eric Bonilla and all her nephews. Arrangements are by the Wheeler Funeral Home.

HERNANDEZ: Celia O.Hemandez, 88, of Lordsburg \passed away Saturday at her home. She is survived by her husband, Demetrio Herandez of Lordsburg; four daughters, Consuelo Hernandez of Lordsburg, Eloisa Nava and her husband, Ramon, of Lordsburg, Ernestine Renteria and her hus¬ band, Ernesto, of Lordsburg, and Alice Rodriguez and her husband, Guillermo, of Lordsburg; her brother, Lupe Rubio of Safford, Ariz.; a sister, Gloria Lopez of Albuquerque; her grandsons, Ramon Nava Jr. of El Paso, Texas, Demetrio Nava of Silver City, Hector Nava of Lordsburg, Ernesto Renteria Jr. of Chicago, Victor Ray Renteria of Phoenix and Armando Rodriguez 0f Florida; two granddaughters, Elizabeth Renteria o Phoenix and Alma Rodriguez of Lordsburg; six great-grandsons; eight great-granddaughters; one great-great-grandson; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was a lifelong resident of Lordsburg and had cormpleted 71 years of marriage to her husband, Demetrio. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Tiofilo, Crispin and Urbano Ornelas, and three sisters, Kamona Ruchin, Matilda Padilla and Tomasa Padilla. Pallbearers will be Rainon Nava Jr., Demetrio Nava, Hector Nava, Ernesto Renteria Jr., Victor Ral Renteria and Annando Rodriguez. Honorary pallbearers are David Aredondo, Alfonso Ornelas, Rudy Ornelas, James Nava, B.J. Renteria, Christopher Nays, Patrick Nava and Alex Nava. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. today with a wake and services starting at 7 at the Lordsburg Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Lordsburg Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at the Shakespere Cemetary.

HERNANDEZ: Pete Santiago Hernandez, 87, of Las Cruces entered eternal life Saturday morning at Memonal Medical Center. He was born July 25, 1908, in Douglas, Ariz., and had been a resident of Faywood for many years before moving to Las Cruces. Mr. Hernandez was a retired school bus driver and had been a school crossing guard in Las Cruces at the Solano and Poplar crossing near Washington Elementary School for 11 years, prior to his illness in 1984. Mr. Hernandez was a member of Our Lady of Health Catholic Church. Survivors include his loving wife of 58 years, Isabel Pena Hernandez of the family home; four daughters, Rosie Herrera and her husband1 Ray, Sally Bastidos and her husband, Arturo, and Jo Ann Villanueva, all of Las Cruces, and Dorothy Morales of Palm Springs1 Calif.; a half-brother, Pedro Lopez of Deming and a half-sister. Aurora Pena of Deming. Other survivors include eight grandchildren, two greatgrandchuldren and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a grandson, Arturo Bastidos Jr., and a half-brother, Arturo Lopez. Calling hours for Mr. Hernandez will be from 3-5 p.m. Tuesday in Baca's Funeral Chapels in Las Cruces. The prayer vigil will begin at 7 p.m. in Our Lady of Health Catholic Church at 1178 N. Mesquite. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Wednesday at 10 a.m. in the same church with members of the Order of Augustinia P. Recollects officiating. The rite of committal and interment will follow in St. Joseph's Cemetery where, he will lay to rest. Serving as casket bearers will be Arturo, Car-los and David Bastidos, Ray Herrera, Manuel Morales an Victor Villanueva. An hon orary bearer is Donal Morales. Entrusted to th care of Baca's Funera Cha is of Las Cruces.

Mrs Bobby Ruth Herndon who had resided here approximately 40 years died Tuesday at her Silver City residence following an illness of several months. Mrs Herndon a native of Louisiana came to Silver city as a student at the local university, then a State Teachers college. Survivors of the deceased include her husband, James C Herndon; two sons, Herbert J McGrath of Silver city and Michael J McGrath of El Paso.; a daughter, Mrs Patericia Ann Sanders of Silver city; 12 grandchildren; a brother Graves Erskine of Washington D C; and a sister Mrs Daisy L Caldwell of Monroe La. Rev James G Wayne pastor of the First Methodist church of Silver city officiated at the services.

Mrs. James Herndon received word Saturday of the death of her brother, George Erskin, at Columbia, La., where funeral services and burial took place. The brother was a frequent vlsitor to Silver City and had many friends here.

Rees F. Herndon, 63, died ‘at Rest Haven Nursing Home, where he had been under care for some time. He was an accountant In Silver City. Herndon was born in Colorado Springs, Colo., but had lived all his life in Grant-County. Survivors include the mother of the deceased, Mrs. Edna M. Herndon of Los Angeles, Calif., former area resident; two sisters, Mrs. Katherine’ Morris of Los Angeles and Mrs. Elizabeth Byrne of Redwood City, Calif.; two brothers, John Herndon of Albuquerque and James Herndon of Silver City. The Curtis Mortuary will’ send the remains dlrectly to Albuquerque for cremation.

Herndon: Death last Friday summond Mrs. Alice M. Herndon, 70, wife of Rees F. Herndon, following a long illness. At the outbreak ot World War II, Mr. and Mrs. Herndon were residing in the Philippines, where he was attached to the Navy in a civilian capacity. Following Pearl Harbor and the fall of the Philippines, both were interned for three years in Japanese prison camps, where her health was undermined and she suffered from malnutrition and ill treatment. When American forces retook the Philippines and the war ended, the Herndons came to Silver City to live. Besides her husband, surviving is a daughter, Mrs. Geraldine Humphrey, Sacramento, Calif.; a grandchild and a great-grandchild. The body was taken to Albuquerque for the cremation under the direction of the Cox Mortuary.

Herndon: Mrs. Edan May Herndon, 90, former long time resident of Fierro prior to moving to California in the late 1920's died Monday in Los Angeles. She was the widow of Rees Herndon, area rancher, who preceded his wife in death in 1932. Survivors include Mrs. Herdons's sons, John P. Herndon of Grants and James C. Herndon of Silver City, daughters, Mrs. Katherine Morris of LosAngeles and Mrs. Elizabeth Byrne of San Francisco; and a number ofgrandchildren.

Herndon: Funeral services for James C. Herndon, 64, were held in the Curtis Bright Funeral Chapel Thursday, March 27, the Rev. Bruce E. Benningfield, III, of the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd officiated. Entombment followed in the Masonic Mousoleum. Mr. Herndon is survived by one daughter, Mrs. PatriciaAnnn Sanders of Silver city; two son, Herbert J. McGrath of SilverCity and Michael R. McGrath of Freemont, Calif. Also one brother John of Albuquerque and two sisters, Mrs. Katherine Morris of Los Angeles, Calif. and Mrs. Elizabeth Byrne of Menlo Park, Calif.

Herndon: John P. Herndon, member of a well-known, early days Grant County family, died July 2 at his home in Albuquerque from Alzheimer's disease. Mr. Herndon was born Dec. 8, 1908, grew up inGrant County, and became a prominent mining engineer. He served in management and supervisory positions for major mining companies in the Philippines, South America, the South Pacific and New Mexico. Mr. Herndon retired from the Anaconda Company in 1974 where he had supervisory responsibility for its operations in the Grants-Laguna area west of Albuquerque. He was predeceased by his wife, Nancy Brewer Herndon and their daughter, Tyke. Surviving are his wife, Betty, a daughter, Jan Herndon Anderson; and granddaughter, Margaret Anderson, both of Albuquerque; and a sister, Katherine Herndon Morris, of San Gabriel, Calif.

Heron: Frank William "Bill" Heron, 76, a longtime resident of Gila, entered life eternal Sunday at Hacienda de Salud nursing home in Silver City. He was born June 7, 1916, in Riverside to the late Frank Williams Sr. and Cozella Clark Heron. Mr. Heron was a heavy equipment operator in bridge construction. He was a member of Mountainview Assembly of God Church in Cliff and a member of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local No.12. Graveside services will be held at the Gila Mesa Cemetery at 11a.m. Thursday with Max Kelley, pastor of Mountainview Assembly of God Church, officiating. Survivors include his wife, Helen Veal Heron of the home; a son, Mickey Rouse of Texas; and seven grandchildren. The family requests that memorial contributions bedirected to the Mountainview Assembly of God Church in Cliff. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

HERON: Ruby May Heron, 96, of American Canyon, Calif., died Thursday, March 27. She was born May 20, 1901, in Platter, Okla. Survivors include a daughter, Bobbie Hamill of American Canyon; two sons, Roy R. Cordell of Richmond, Calif., and Harold L. Cordell of Del Rio, Texas; two stepdaughters, Doris Jean Littlefield of Lubbock, Texas, and Helen Blazer of Granada Hills, Calif.; a sister, Velma Harris of Fairfield, Calif.; and II grandchildren. She was preçeded in death by her first husband, L.L. Cordell and, her second husband, Thomas L. Heron; two sons. L.L. Cordell Jr. and Vernon Cordell; and a daughter, Marilyn Rouse. Graveside services will be held Tuesday, April 8, at 11:30 a.m. at Memory Lane Cemetery in Silver City.

HERON: Helen V. Jennee Heron, 73, was born April 7, 1922, in Russell Springs, Kan., and departed this life Sunday at Fort Bayard Medical Center. After her marriage to Bill Heron, the couple lived in Oceanside, Calif., before moving to Gila. She attended the Community Christian Fellowship Church in Cliff and was a participant in senior citizen activities in Gila. Mrs. Heron was preceded in death by her parents, husband and one sister. She leaves to mourn her passing her brother, Ira Veal, and his wife, Ruth, of Commerce City, Colo.; a sister, Ada Rogge of Russell Springs; and a stepson, Micky Rouse, and his family of Texas. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews along with many loyal friends. A graveside service will be held Wednesday at 10 in the morning at the Cliff/Gila Mesa Cemetery. The officiant will be Max Kelley of the Community Christian Fellowship Church. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

HERR: Laura Clementjne Herr, 70, of Bayard, died Monday morning at Mimbre’s Memorial Hospital in Deming, Services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Bacas Chapel of the Dawn and a graveside service will be held Friday at 1 p.m. in Hope with Francis Rounttree Officiating She ~born Sept. 10, 1915 in Charlotte Ark. She was the owner of the Triangle Bar in Bayard, Survivors are one son, Arthur R Herr of Chaparra; one brother, Odel Hatler of Central; one Sister Jean Burchett of deming and one grandson. Arrangements by Baca.

Herr: William Frederick Herr, 72, of Milan, died Tuesday in the

HERRERA: Altagracia Herrera, 71, of Bayard died Sunday in El Paso. Services are pending with Baca's \ Funeral Chapels.

Joaquin C. Herrera, 65, of Grants, a native of old Mexico died- Sunday at the Ft. Bayard Hospital where be had been patient for the past several months. He was a retired mlner having been employed by Anaconda Copper CorporatIon, in Grants

HERRERA: Pedro Herrera , 92, of Central, passed away this morning in gila regional Medical center. Mr Herrera was born in San Bernardo Durango mexico on Jan 5 1894. He had lived in the Grant county area since 1924. He was retired from Chino Mines. Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Amelia Herrera of Central; two sons, Arturo Herrera of el Paso TX and Michael Herrera of Central; six daughters, Rita Martinez, Soccoro lopez, Ofelia Kirker, Connie Molina and Lydia Martinez, all of Central; and Amelia Beach of Ada Okla. A daughter, Enedina preceded him in death in 1964. He is also survived by 37 grandchildren, 58 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be his grandsons, Eduardo Martinez, Robert Kirker, Alfonso Herrera, Louis Lopez, Robert Molina, and Michael Herrera. Honorary pallbearers will be his other grandsons, Earnest, Artie and jimmy Kirker, John Ryan Jr., Arturo Herrera Jr., Leonard and Ricky Herrera, Jonny Lucero and David Martinez. Rosary will be at 7:30pm Thursday and Mass of the Ressurection will be at 10am Friday with the Rev Thomas Perez officiating at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic church in Bayard. Burial will be in the Ceneral cemetery. Arrangements by Wheeler.

Pedro Gomez Herrera, 78, of Deming a native of Casa Grandes, Mexico died Saturday evening at ‘Rudest General Hospital in Silvver Clty. He was a retired laborer, ‘having been employed. for 40 years by Kennecott Copper CorporatIons. Survivors of the deceased include his widow, Mrs. Gertle Herrera of Deming; two sons, Ray Herrera of Hurley and; Pedro Herrera of Silver City; five grandchildren; four sisters, Mrs. Lupe Herrera of El Paso, Tex., Mrs. Cuca Herrera of Deming, Mrs. Coñsüelo Gutierrez ‘of Mexico and Mrs. Beatrice Enriquez’ of Deming; and t w o brothers, Mariano Herrera of Los Angeles, Ca and ‘Carmen Herrera from Mexiëo. The funeral Mass was held on Wednesday in the Hurley Infant Jesus Catholic Church with the Rev. Fr. Ramon Estivill ‘officiating. Burial was in Hurley Cemetery. Curtis Mortuary was in charge of arrangements.

Teodosio C. Herrera, 80, passed away at Hillcrest Hospital Monday morning following an extended ‘illness. Mr. Herrera, a native of Parral, Mexico, had resided in Santa Rita and Central most of’ his life. He retired from Kennecott copper Corporation in 1955 as a shovel repairman. Survivors include , his Wife, Carlotta of Central;’ one son, Arthur, of Las Cruces; ‘three step-sons, Benny Rodriguez, Alfonso Rodriguez and Mike Rodriguez, all of Central; one step-daughter. Mrs. Concha Marquez of Central;’ two grandchildren and two brothers. Rosary was said in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel at 7:30-pm. Tuesday with the funeral Mass being’ recited in the Santa Clara Catholic church in Central at 9 am Wednesday. Internment followed in the Hanover Cernetery with the Rev. Fr. Paul Ragazinskas officating.

Herrera; Margerita M. Herrera, 76 died Oct. 6 at Sierra Medical Center in El Paso. She was a life long resident of Grant County and a Communicant of St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church. Herrera is survived by her husband Mike Herrera of Silver City, two sisters, Cecilia Morales and Isabel Morales ; two brothers, Jose T. Morales and Alfredo Morales all of whom reside in Silver City. Rosary Recitation was held Oct. 7 at the Curtis-Bright Chapel, with Mass of the Resurection celebrated Oct. 8 at St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church with the Rev. James MIlano officiating. Interment followed at the Silver City Catholic Cemetery.

Herrera: Amelia Pena Herrera, 84, of Central, died in her home Saturday evening. She was born Feb. 10, 1906, in Las Auras, Durango, Mexico, and had been a resident of Grant County for 66 years. She was a homemaker and a former member of the Sacred Heart League. Calling hours will be from 2-5- p.m. Tuesday in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. Rosary services will be held Tuesday evening at 7:30 at Santa Clara Catholic Church in Central, where Mass of the Christian burial will be celebrated Wednesday morning at 10. Concluding services will follow in the Central Cemetery. The Rev. Mike Lindsay will officiate at all services. Survivors include two sons, Arturo Herrera and his wife, Teresa, of El Paso, Texas, and Michael Herrera and his wife, Irma, of Paramount, Calif.; and six daughters, Rita Martinez and her husbnad, Eduardo, Socorro Lopez and her husband, Luis, Ofelia Kirker and her husband, Robert, Connie Molina and her husband, Robert, and Lydia Martinez and her husband, David, all of Central, and Amelia Beach and her husband, Dave, of Morenci, Ariz. She is also survived by 33 grandchildren; 71 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Pedro S. Herrera, in 1986, and a daughter, Enedina Herrera, in 1964. Casket bearers will be Eduardo Martinez, Jr., Luis H. Lopez Jr., Alfonso L. Herrera, Robert H. Kirker Jr., John Ryan and Robbie Molina. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Herrera: Baldomero A. Herrera, 52, died Nov. 1 in Central. Mr. Herrera was born in Central and was a life long resident of Central where he was a carpenter. He was a communicant of Santa Clara Catholic Church. Mr. Herrera is survived by four sisters; Elvira H. Luna of Central; Manuela H. Lopez of Simi Valley, California; Ernestina H. Chavez of Albuquerque; Helen H. Guiterrez of Bell Gardens, California; a brother, Willie Herrera of Los Angeles, California, and numerous nephews and nieces. Rosary recitation was said Wednesday evening at 7:00 p.m. at the Santa Clara Catholic Church. Mass of the Resurrection was held Thursday morning at 10:00 a.m. at the Santa Clara Catholic Church with the Reverend Father Paul Ragazinskas officiating at both services. Burial followed in Central Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were: Robert Perea; Ruben Amador; WIllie Young; Abel T. Luna; Max Luna Jr.; and Victor Luna. Arrangements by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Herrera: Pedro A. "Wero" Herrera Jr., 64, a lifelong Silver City resident entered into rest Tuesday at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born Oct. 27, 1929, in Hurley to the late Pedro A. Herrera Sr. and Gertie Herrera. Mr. Herrera retired from Chino Mines in 1983 after 33 years as a repair mechanic. He was Roman Catholic by faith. The prayer vigil will begin at 7 tonight at Baca's Funeral Chapels with Deacon Bill holguin reciting the rosary. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic church with the Rev. Rod Nichols officiating. The rite of Committall will follow at the Catholic Cemetery with veterans honors being accorded by Allingham-Golding Psot No. 18. He is survived by his wife of 40 years of marriage, Sally, of the home; two sons, Robert S. Herrera and his wife Nora,of Yuma, Ariz., and Ralph S. Herrera of Phoenix; a daughter, Norma J. Ross, and her husband, Mark, of Grand Prairie, Texas; a brother, Ray A. Herrera, and his wife, Olien of Deming; and five grandchildren. He is also survived by his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Daniel and Mariana Silva; his brothers-in-law, Fred Silva, Pete Silva, Rito Silva, and his wife Frances, and Fabein Silva and his wife, Veva; a sister-in-law, Clara Deming, and her husband, Charlie; and several neices and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother-in-law, Manuel Silva. Casket bearers will be Fred, Pete, Fabien, Rito and Antonio Silva and Charlei Deming. Entrusted to the care fo Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Herrera: Willie A. Herrera, 58, a resident of Bell, Calif., died Saturday. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

HERRERA; Carlota Herrera 94, a former resident Santa Clara, entered into rest Sunday at Casa Del Sol ~ senior Care Center in las Cruces. She was born July 1902, in La 1Hacenda d Carro, Zacatccas, Mexico, Longino and Aiejandra Torres Gaytan.. She was a homemaker and enjoyed spending time with Her family. The prayer vigil will be held Wednesday evening at 7 in Baca's Funer Chapels with Deacon Johnnie Perez reciting the rosary Mass of the Christian burial, will be celebrated Thursday at 9 a.m. at Santa CIara Catholic Church with th Rev~ Michael Lindsay officiating. Burial will folllow at the Hanover Cemetrery. Survivors include two Sons. Arthur G. Herrera and his wife Alice, - of Las Cruccs, and IBeniici Rodriguez and his wife, Cecilia of Santa Clara; a daughter Concha Marquei of Bayard a sister, Mercedes Escarena of Chihuahua, Chihuahu;i Mexico; a daughter-in-law. Soledad Rodriguez of Santa Clara; 12 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren and great~great~grand children. She was preceded in death by her husband. Teodosio Herrera. on Oct 11, 1972; her sons, Alfonso Tomas and Miguel Rodriguez; and a sister, Concha Perez. Casket bearers will h Art Herrera, Benny Rodriguez, Raul Rodriguez, Albert Rodriguez, Pete Maquez and Tommy Marquez, Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Graveside services were held Wednesday Sept. 13 at Memory Lane Cemetery for Mrs. Grace M. Herrick ,who died at the Hidalgo General Hospital in Lordshurg. Monday, Sept. 11. The Rev’. James G. MeClelland pastor of the United Presbyterian Church of Silver city officiated with the Curtis-Bright Mortuary in charge of arrangements.; Mrs. ‘Herrick.’ 93, was the mother of Mrs. Robert M. lngraham of Silver City with whom she made’ her home for the past four years. She became a resident of Silver City in 1957. retiring here after a nursing career in both Florida and California: A native of Minnesota. .the deceased spent the most of her life in New York state leaving there after the death of her husband. Bert Herrick in 1946. Survivors include a son. Theodore Herrick of Hornby, NY : a sister. Mrs. Alline Walls of Prtervil’le, Calif.: five children and seven grandchildren.

HERRING: Mary Elizabeth, "Liz", Herring, 83, a residen of Tuscon Az, and a former resident of Silver City, passed away Wednesday. Services are pending in Silver City.

Herring; R.A. (Kid) Herring, 72, died Tuesday at Fort Bayard MedicalCenter. Herring was a long-time resident of Silver City and worked many years for Kennecott as a brakeman. He is survived by his wife, Mary Elizabeth, of Silver City; two daughters, Mary Ann Harris of Tucson and Sonya Wilson of Silver City; three sisters, Erma Herring and Audine Younger of Irving, Texas and Naoma Blum of Iowa, Texas; two brothers, Marshall Herring of Atlanta and Tom Herring of Wink, Texas; nine grandchildren and 11 great- grand-children. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Fern Pearson, in August 1982. Services were Friday at the Wheeler Chapel with Rev. Cliff Hutchins of the Indian Hills Baptist Church officiating. Interment followed at Memory Lane Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Paul M. Jones, John P. Jones, Joe Jones, Fred Thomas, Ralph A. Fisher and Albert Smith. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Patients' Incidental Fund at Fort Bayard Medical Center. Arrangements are by Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

HERRING: Gerald Alexander Herring. 20, of Silver City passed away Wednesday at his residence. He was horn March 1, 1976, in El Paso, Tcxas, and movedl to Silver City with his family at age I 1/2. He resided here until he was 1 7 and then he moved to Phoenix He is .survi ved by his mother, Alexandra Darlene Herring of SiIver CIty; his sister, Tracy Alexandra Herring of Silver City; his aunt Norma Blaclç of Alamagordo his uncle Marion Black of Norcross, Ga.; his aunt, Marie Sewell of Tularosa; his uncle, Michael Aragon of Albuquerque; his foster grandparents, Maurice and Sally Aragon, and their family; a foster aunt, Norma Billings, and. her family; and his COUSIns, Debbie, Twilight, Terry, Cheryl, John, Jack and Sammy. A memorial srvice will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the Curtis-Bright Futicral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jesse Liles officiating. Family members selected Curtis-Bright/Lordsburg luneral Homes to serve them.

HERRING: Mary Elizabeth Herring, a former resident of Silver City, entered eternal rest Wednesday in Tucson, Ariz. Mrs. Herring was a longtime resident of Grant County and was employed with Texas-New Mexico Power Co. until her retirement in 1977. She is survived by her daughters, Mary Ann Harris of Tucson, and Sonya Wilson and her husband, Spike, of Silve City; eight grandchildren;. 18 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded ml death by her husband, R. A. Herring, in 1983, and their daughter, Fern Pearson, in 1982. A funeral service for Mrs. Herring will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at Baca': Funeral Chapels. concluding services and burial will follow at Memory Lane Ceme tery. Entrusted to the care a Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Herrmann: Services for Herbert Herrmann were held last week at theCurtis-Bright Funeral Chapel. Mr. Herrmann was born in Cliff in 1889. After graduating from New Mexico Normal School in 1906, he was employed by Old Dominion Mercantile Co. in Globe, Ariz. He married the former Pearl Barnard in 1917. For 38 years he was employed by branches of Phelps Dodge Mercantile and was a WWI veteran. In 1954, he retired from Phelps Dodge Mercantile in Morneci, Az. He and his wife then came to Silver City where they resided for 21 years. Mr. Herrmann was buried in the Masonic Cemetery with the Tyrone Lodge NO. 52 AF&AM conducting the services. Pall bearers were Curtis Maxwell, Paul Maxwell, Jess Wysong, Stanton Wallace, Charles Cook, Otto Prevost and Ernie Brown. Survivors include his wife; one daughter, Mrs. John Campbell of Morenci; four grandchildren, Rose Campbell, Tyrone; Barbara Borkaw, Tucson; John Campbell, Morenci; and three great grandsons, Shawn Campbell, Michael Campbell and Mathew Campbell all of Tyrone.

Hershey: Friends here have received word of the death of Fred Hershey on May 15 in Bakersfield, Calif. He is survived by his wife, the former Frances Robertson of Silver City; a daughter, Mrs. Helen Callaghan of Billings, Mont.; a son Tommy of Bakersfield; and four grandchildren. The family lived in Silver City for many years. Tentative plans for a private funeral were being made for Tuesday in Bakersfield.

Hertzler: Elmer A. Hertzler, 88, of Fort Bayard entered life eternal Monday, Jan. 13, at Fort Bayard Medical Center. He was born Feb. 11, 1903, in Grand Rapid, Mich., and had resided in Grant County for the past two and a half years. Mr. Hertzler was a retired college-level math teacher. Graveside funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 1 in the Fort Bayard State Cemetery with Mr. David Strain officiating. Surviving him is a son, Bruce Hertzler of Tijeras. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

HERVOL: Tina M. Hervol, 32, of Las Cruces passed away Tuesday, July 20, in Tucson, Ariz., of leukemia. Mrs. Hervol is survived by her husband, Travis, of the home; a son, Tony Elmore; her daughter, Tannis Elmore; parents, Joe and Tommi Sue Chumley of Conway, Ark.; her father. Tommy McCoy of Birmingham, Ala.; her brothers, Jay McCoy of Morrilton, Ark., and Craig Chumley of Conway; half sisters, Michelle Hayes of Leeds, Ala., and Kim Pen- nington of Moody, Ala.; grandparents, AIline Shipp and Bernice McCoy of Birmingham, and Mr. and Mrs. Newell Chumley of Coffeen, Ill., and by a host of aunts, uncles and cousins. She will lie in state at Graham Mortuary in Las Cruces from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. today. The casket will be closed. Family visitation will be from 6-8 this evening. The funeral service is scheduled

HERVOL: Frank Albert Hervol Sr., 77, passed away Monday in Deming. Visitation was to start at 2 this afternoon at Baca's Funeral Chapels in Deming and the prayer vigil Will be held there this evening at 7. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Thursday afternoon at 2 at Holy Family Catholic Church in Deming with the Rev. Josçpli Anderson officiating. The rite of committal will follow at Mountain View Cemetery, where he will be laid to rest. He was born March 22, 1918, in Tiago, Texas, to Frank. Joseph and Mary Hervol. He moved to Deming in 1935. Mr. Hervol farmed southwest of Deming with his wifé of 56 years, Martha Janecka Hervol. When he was not farming, he enjoyed hunting and fishing with his children and grandchildren. he was an active member of oly Family Catholic Church. Survivors include his wile, Marina, of the home; two sons, Frank Hervol Jr. and his wife, Cathy, and James Hervol and his wife, Liana, all of Deming; two daughters, Carolyn Ligócky and her husband, George, of Uvalde, Texas, and Pat Welch and her husband, Dud, of Silver City; a brother, Joe Hervol of Deming; four sisters, Ceceha Janecka, Pauline Teeple, Rose Grace Hervol and Martha Green, all of Deming; 13 grandchildren, Timmy and Laura Ligocky of Uvalde, Eddie Ligocky of Corpus Christi, Texas, Dana Oliver of Kodiak, Alaska, Michelle and Kim Foster of Silver City, Robbie Hervol and Amber Swinney of Las Cruces, and Ryan, Tiffany, Tamora, Courtney and Mikie Hervol, all of Deming; and six great~grandchidren He was preceded in death by two brothers, Lowe and John Hervol, and three sisters, Frances Tschoepe, Josephine Bailey and Marie Janecka. Pallbearers will be Robbie, Ryan and Nick Hervol, Kevin Strand, W.J. Janecka, and Timmy and Eddie Ligocky. Honorary bearers are Pete Segulia, Olin Oftutt, Joe Hervol, Wencil Janecka, Dun Welch and George Ligocky. EntrUSted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels of Deming

Heskett; William Robert Heskett, 59, resident of Deming died Saturday morning in Letterman Army Medical Center in San Francisco, Ca. He was born Sept. 16, 1924 in Pittsburgh, Penn. and was a Retired-Staff Sergeant from the U.S. Marine Corps. He moved to Deming from Spokane, Wash. two years ago and was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church, life member of DAV, secretary of Moose Lodge No. 2088, American Legion and Luna County United Veterans. Recitation of the Rosary was held April 4 at the Holy Family Catholic Church with the Fr. Ed Sullivan officiating and interment followed at Ft. Bayard National Cemetery. Graveside services were conducted by the Loyal Order of the Moose No. 2088 and Veteran Honors were accorded by the Luna County United Veterans. Mr. Heskett is survived by his wife, Marjorie Heskett of Deming; three sons, Bill Heskett of Manassus, Va., Mike Heskett of Chantilley, Va. and Dan Heskett of Pottstown, Penn; one brother, Don Heskett of Pittsburg, Penn. and one grandchild. Pallbearers were Judge Richburg, Ray Faucett, Robert Harder, Don Bush, Oliver Miles and Timothy Kusick. Arrangements by Baca's Wheeler Mortuary.

Mrs. Maude Edna Hess, 77, of Silver City, a retired store clerk died Sunday at Hillcrest General Hospital. She was a native of Point Defiance, Ohio. Survivors include one son, Melvin Hess of Silver City; a brother, Melvin Ray. Kesler of Toledo, Ohio; five grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. Funeral services were held at the Curtis Mortuary chapel, followed by burial in Memory Lane Cemetery,

Hess: Melvin William Hess of Silver City died Jan. 21, in Las Cruces. He is survived by his wife Clara; one son, Donald W. Hess, Lt. Col. U.S.A.F. retired of Albuquerque; four daughters, Wanda M. Bales of Lancaster, Cliff-Jonell Holladay of Downey, Cal., and Billie Zaufelt of Silver City; 19 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services for Mr. Hess were Friday morning in the Wheeler Chapel at 10:30. Burial followed in MemoryLane Cemetery. The Wheeler Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers for Hess were, Eloy Alverez, John King,Mike Zufelt, Donald Hess, Art Zufelt and Stanley Holladay. Honorary pallbearers were Clinton Kirkland, Noel Stall, Charles Hall, Carrol Mann, Edward Schmitz, Matthew Schmitz, Raymond Schmitz, Al Stephens, and David Hess. Arrangements were made by the Wheeler Funeral Home.

J D Hester, a former resident of Cliff-Gila community, died July 11 in Los Angeles. Burial was made in forest Lawn Memorial Park.

Margaret E. Hethcox, 76, a resident of the Santa Rita area, entered life eternal Friday at Gila Regional Medical Center. She was born Feb. 15, 1917, in La Mesa to the late Samuel M. and Betty E. Pierce Stevenson. She was a homemaker and a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Mrs. Hethcox was a member of the Grant County Foster Grandparents Association. Graveside services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Memory Lane Cemetery with her son, Kenneth K. Hethcox, officiating. Survivors include her husband of 58 years, Jimmie M. Hethcox of the home; three sons, Jimmie N. Hethcox of the Santa Rita area, and Thomas M. and Kenneth K. Hethcox of Deming; a sister, Kate Taylor of Ruidoso; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Casket bearers will be Jim, Thomas, Kenneth, Kirk and Troy Hethcox, and Thomas Lane. Mark Seebeck will serve as an honorary bearer. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

HETHCOX: Thomas M. “Pete” Hethcox, 55, a lifetime Denting resident, passed away Sunday at Memorial Medical Center in Las Cruces. A memorial service will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Deming Independent Grace Fellowship with Andrew Stevenson, pastor, officiating. He was born Dec. 14, 1941, in El Paso, Texas. Mr. Hethcox was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose in Deming, owed and operated Hethcox Excavating Co. in Deming for many years. The family includes five sons, Kirk Hethcox and his wife, Joanne, Lyle Hethcox, and Tyson Hethcox and his wife, Melissa, all of Denting, Richard Phelps of Farming-ton, and Thomas Lane and his wife, Sally, of Mimbres; and two brothers, Jimmy Hethcox of Mimbres and Kenneth “Kye” Hethcox of Deming. His four grand-children are Brittany, Sabre, Ross and Alyssa. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels of Deming and Baca’s Mimbres Crematory.

HETHCOX: Jimmie Millard Hethcox, 82, a resident of the Santa Rita area, passed away Thursday at Horizon Southwest Nursing Home in Silver City. A memorial service will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Silver City Seventh-day Adventist Church. Mr. Hethcox was born Dcc. 6. 1913, In Johnson County, Okia., to Thomas Hershel Hethcox and Francis Alice Johnson Hethcox. He farmed in Luna County in the Red Mountain area and also worked as a carpenter. He had been a Santa Rita area resident for 27 years. Survivors include three sons, Jimmie N. Hethcox of the Santa Rita area, Thomas "Pete" Hethcox of Deming and Kenneth "Kyc" Hethcox of Deming; a brother, Roy Hethcox of Amarillo, Texas; a sister, Myrtle Mchncrt of Springfield, Mo.; nine grandchildren: and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margrct et c ,on Feb. 19, 1993; a sister, Byrvia Morgan; and a brother, Oral Hethcox. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels of Deming and Raca's Mimbres crematoiy.

Hiatt: Louis Edward Hiatt, 87, a resident of Silver City for 60 years, passed away Tuesday at Fort Bayard Medical Center. In 1923, he married Vera Fitzhugh, who preceded him in death in 1975. He was a division line superintendent for Community Public Service, retiring after 43 years of service. He is survived by his daughter, Doris Rominger of Silver City; three sisters, Mildred Warshaw, Elsie Ewing and Lois Goldman, all of Dallas; two grandsons, Lanny Rominger of Albuquerque and David Rominger of Silver City; and four great-grandchildren. He was a member of the United Methodist Church. Graveside services were held Saturday at 3 p.m. at Memory Lane Cemetery in Silver City. Officiating at the services was Mr. Lennial Rambo. The family requests that contributions be made to the Grant County Animal Shelter, U.S. 180East, Silver City, N.M. 88061. Arrangements are by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home of Silver City.

Hiatt: Vera L., 69, died suddenly at her residence, Saturday, March 1. Mrs. Hiatt was a native of Lancaster, Tex., and had lived in Grant County for the past 45 years. She is survived by her husband, Louis E. Hiatt of Silver City; one daughter, Mrs. Doris Rominger of Silver City and two grandshildren. Surviving also are three brothers, Reeves Fitzhugh of Silver City, Leon Fitzhugh of Las Cruces, and Cecil Fitzhugh of Palm Desert, Calif.;and one sister, Mrs. Edna Long of El Paso, Tex. Funeral services were held in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel Tuesday, March 4 with the Rev. Dick Smith of the First Baptist Church of Silver City officiating.

Hibbard: Mrs. Margaret Hibbard, wife of Dr. J. B. Hibbard, retired chief of admittance services at Fort Bayard Veterans Hospital for many years, passed away early Monday morning at the family home in Silver City. Her death, apparently from a heart attack, came as a shock to her friends throughout the community. Recently, Dr. and Mrs. Hibbard had purchased a home in Silver City. During the details of moving, Dr. Hibbard, who had been in ill health, was persuaded to make a trip to Calgary, Canada, to visit a sister. Returning home Sunday by air from Canada, Dr. Hibbard was met at the Grant County Airport by his wife. Early the next morning, when Dr.. Hibbard awakened he realized Mrs. Hibbard was not breathing and had passed away while sleeping. Besides her husband, Mrs. Hibbard is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Carolyn Parker, of Quantico, Va.; her mother, Mrs. Vera Marsh and a sister, Mrs. Dorothy Joplin, of Hope, Ark., and a sister of Dr. Hibbard, Miss Avis Hibbard, of Calgary, Canada. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Curtis Mortuary Chapel. Conducting the rites was the Rev. Samuel Thompson, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church. The P.E.O. Charter of Silver City held a brief committal services at the grave in Memory Lane Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Don Formy, Ben Shantz, William Mullane, Robert Martin, Charles Biggs and William Colby. George Godfrey, who ranches near Animas, spent Tuesday night in Silver City on his way to a meeting in Albuquerque.

Hibbard: Archibald B. Hibberd Jr., a resident of San Clemente, Calif., passed away Sunday in Arenas Va!ley Arrangements are pending. Family members selected Curtis.Bright Funeral Home to serve them.

HIBBERT: Jim Hibbert, 33, passed away Sunday, Oct. 11, as a result of a boating accident. He was a resident of Truth or Consequences, a former resident ‘of Silver City and El Paso, Texas, and an outfitter. Mr. Hibbert was preceded in death by his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Conrad Hibbert Sr., and Mr. and Mrs. C.M. Dulany Sr. He is survived by his parents, Conrad and Kathy Hibbert, and Sally and Rodney Vincent; aunts and uncles, Barbara and Bob Scott, and Marley and Anne Dulany; a cousin, Randy Sargent; and many other family members and friends. Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. today at ~rding~Dr~& McDaniel Funeral Home in El Paso. Graveside services will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. at Memory Gardens of the Valley in Santa Teresa.

Hickel: Mrs. Ann H. Hickle, 83, died Monday afternoon at Hillcrest Hospital. Mrs. Hickel had resided in this community for the past 49 years. She was the widow of the late Harry H. Hickel. For the past number of years she made her home in Cliff. Mrs. Hickel is survived by one son, Harry Jr., and a grandson, Harry III. Graveside committal services will be held at the Mesa Cemetery Thursday at 2:30 p.m. with the Rev. James G. McClelland of the First Presbyterian Church officiating. The Curtis-Bright Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Hickel: Harry Hickel, 67, a veteran of World War I and a resident of Pinos Altos for many years before moving to the Upper Gila area about a year ago, died Sunday at Fort Bayard Veterans Administration Hospital, following a two weeks illness. Mr. Hickel was widely known in Grant County and was active for many years in the American Legion. He had served as chairman of the Grant County Republican Central Committee in past years and during the administrationo of Gov. Edwin L. Mechem, was a field representative in Grant County for the State Bureau of Revenue. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Fort Bayard chapel. Burial took place in the Fort Bayard cemetery with military honors at the grave. Conducting the last rites was the Rev. Harold E. Johnson, pastor fo the Santa Rita Community Church. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Anna Hickel and a son, Harry, Jr. an employee of Chino Mines Division Kennecott Copper Corp.

Helen Marcella Hickman, 64, died Tuesday, Jan. 18 In Fort Bayard. She was born in’ Wichita Falls, ‘Texas but had resided in Grant County since 1928. Helen and her late husband, Edward Hickman, owned and operated the Hurley garage for 25 years and she was a member of the Bayard Church of Christ. She is survived by one daughter, Cheryl Hickman, of Bayard: one son,. Ron Hickman, of Mimbres; two brothers, Fred J. Byrd Jr., of Tohatchl, NM., Vernon (Tack) L. Byrd. of Fort Worth, Texas and three grandchildren. Funeral services were held Jan. 21 at the Curtls-Bright Chapel, with Mr. Chris Graham of the Bayard Church of Christ officiating. Internment followed at Memory Lane Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Skeeter Byrd, Scott Byrd, John Fellabaum, Ray Sigman, Clyde Isbell and Mitchel Dariels. Arrangemtents by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

John S HIckman, 55, of Santa Rita, retired locomotive engineer of Chino Mines Division, Kennecott Copper Corp., died Saturday at Hillcrest General hospital, following a long Illness. He had served with the company over a period of 29 years. Ill health brought about his retirement the past year. Surviving are three sisters, Mrs. Glenn Stover and Mrs. R. 0. Day, Bayard and Mrs. H. W. McCroom, Clinton, Mo., and two brothers, E. P. HIckman of Mercer, Mo., and Virgil Hickman, Trenton, Mo. Funeral services were held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Cox Mortuary chapel. Conducting the rites was the Rev. C. W Rogers of the Missionary Baptist Church of Bayard. Burial was in the Silver City cemetery.

Grant , county mourns tue death’ Tuesday at Santa Rita hospital ‘of Mrs. Mary Elizabeth: Murphy Hickman, affectionately known to her’ wide circle of frienas as “Bessie” She was the widow,of,Chares Hickman, pioneer mining man, who until Is death was with the orIginal Santa Rita Copper Compary and later the Chino Copper Company for many years. Born Feb. 12, 1878, at Lyon, Mountain, N. Y., Mrs. Hickman. came to New MexIco with her parents at the age of 5 and had lived in the county for 63 years. he was married to Mr. Hickman ii 1896, and’ was the mother of four sons, Lawrence, Durango, Colo.;’ Merle, Santa Rita, Ben1, Hurley; Donald, Santa Monica, Calif.; - three daughters, Mrs. ‘Amy Thurber, Albuquerque; Mrs. Nancy Belle Farmer, El Paso, ,Tex.; Miss Margaret Hick.man, Silver City. Also surviving arc six ‘grandsons, two grandaughters and a great grandson. Funeral services will be held at 4:30 p. m. today from the santa Rita Catholic church with interment in Santa Rita cemetery, directed by the Cox Mortuary. Pallbearers: Jack Hardin. Harold. Moses, Francis Scott, Brandy Holman, C. C. Smith,’Jack Wingfield, and honorary pallbearers, Jesse Turner, H. L. Greene, Ijorace Moses, Robert H Bell, Harvey Forsyth, David W. Boise. ,Milton ‘Barber1 Dick Noland John A. Menard,’ Arthur Kërn

Orville H. Hickman, a veteran of the Spanish-American War and former mayor of the Village of Bayard, died at his home in Bayard Sunday. He was 79 and had lived in, Bayard since 1938. At one time he was clerk and p0lice magistrate of Bayard. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Nora C. Hickman: three sons, F. A. of Bayard. Glenn B. of Ponce, Okla., and Walter of Hóuston; three daughters, Mrs. Harry Crawford of Hurley, Mrs. J. L. Ullery of Roswell and Mrs. Sam Stearman of Hurley ten grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. Funeral services were held yesterday at the COX Mortuary chapel with the Rev. Harold F. Johnson of the Santa Rita Community Church officiating: Burial was in the Masonic cemetery with military services at the graveside. Pallbearers were B. A; Robbins, Frank Lea, Earl Lett, James WilCOX, Walter E. Little and Frank Selirnan. Honorary pallbearers S. F. Minor, W. J. Upton, Dr. Wilkison, Henry Wallace.

Hickman; Ray M. Hickman, 63, World War I veteran died Sunday at Fort Bayard Veterans Hospital. Funeral services were held at the hospital chapel Monday afternoon and burial took place in the FortBayard cemetery. Coming here from Coffeyville, Kan. Mr. Hickman had Resided in Silver City the past two years. He entered the hospital last August. Surviving are a brother, uncle, aunt cousin, in Kansas.

Edward A. HIckman, 50, died at his residence In Bayard Monday, afternoon following an extended illness. Mr. Hickman was a native of ‘Roswell and had lived in Bayard for the past 34 years. Survivors include his widow Helen of Bayard; one son, Ron of Bayard; and one daughter Cheryl of Bayard;, two brothers, Glenn of Ponca City, Oklahoma and Walter of Austin, Texas; two sisters, Mrs. Fannie Steerman of Phoenix, Az. and Mrs. Wilma Ullery of Roswell. Funeral services were held in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel Wednesday with the Rev. Gilford Blejak, the Rev. Billy Foster and the Rev. H. L. Matheny officiating. Interment followed In Memory Lane Cemetery.

Hickman: Cervera "Kirby" Hickman, 85, of Hurley, died Saturday at his home. Mr. Hickman was born in Wiggins, Miss., on Nov. 28, 1901 to Rankin and Columbian Hester Hickman. He grew up in Mississippi and joined the Baptist Church in Wiggins at the age of 16. He served three years in the U.S. Navy in the South Pacific during World War II. He served an apprenticeship as an electrician at Jerome, Ariz., amd was later employed by Kennecott at Hurley. He retired in 1968. In 1946 he married Dorothy Clark Brite and he resided in Hurley until his death. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy; a stepson Alton Brite of Gallup; a sister, Ruby Myrl Denson of Wiggins; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 3-5 p.m. in Curtis-Bright chapel and graveside funeral services will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. in the Fort Bayard National Cemetery. The Rev. C.M. Henderson will officiate. Pallbearers will be Pearl Gigger, Charles, Stretz, John Divinney, Howard Brite, Kevin Brite and Arthur Brite. Curtis-Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Hickman: Edith Franton Hickman, 70, died Sunday, Sept. 26, at Ft.Bayard Medical Center. She was born in Pinos Altos Nov. 4, 1910, the daughter of Samuel and Mary Franton and had resided in this area most of her life. Mrs. Hickman was a member of the Hurley Community Church and a past Nobel Grand Matron of the Rebecca Lodge #29 of Bayard. Survivors include her husband W. Benjamin Hickman, Sr. of Hurley; one son, William B. Hickman, Jr. of Dallas; two sisters, Maude Skelly and Ellen Franton, both of Globe, Ariz.; two brothers, Robert Franton of Glove and James Franton of Ventura, Cal.; two grandchildren and several nieces andnephews. Funeral services were held today at 2 p.m. in the Curtis-Bright Chapel with the Rev. Kenneth Schultz of the Hurley Community Church officiating. Interment followed in the Masonic Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were C.N. Dempsey, R.R. King, J.A. Cook, Ernest Benages, S.C. Archibald and Robert Freberg. Arrangements by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Hickman: Helen Hickman, former resident of the Silver City area, born March 14

Hickman: William H. Hickman, 82, died Wednesday at Fort Bayard Medical Center. He was a former resident of Lordsburg and a retired certified welder for Brown and Root. Mr. Hickman was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Porter, Texas. He also belonged to the Elks Lodge. He was born March 11, 1913 in Emory, Texas to Wiliam M. and Ida McGee Hickman. He is survived by 3 granddaughters, Connie Gay, Diane Datray and Sandra Beam, all of Porter; 10 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at Fort Bayard National Cemetery with honors accorded by local veterans groups. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Cloretta Hicks, 12 years old, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Claude Hicks of Silver City, was drowned last Friday afternoon in a stock water tank on a ranch roar Reserve. The little girl, with another girl, Candy Taylor of Reserve, had gone on a hike and to swim in the tank. According to Barney Hickson, sherIff of Catron County, the young victim got into deep water, which was cold, and could not swim out Her companion, unable to help her when she disappeared under the water, ran to Reserve and notified officers there of what had happened. Reaching the ranch quickly where the tank was located, officers removed the body from the water and began artificial respiration, but the child could not be revived. The mother taught school the past year in Reserve, and communted there from Silver City every week wilh Cloretta and her two boys, School had just closed ‘for the year and the mother and children were preparing to return to the family home here. Cloretta had completed the 7th grade and been promoted to the 8th grade. Funeral services were held Monday at 2:30 pro at the Curtis Mortuary chapel. The rites were conducted by the Rev. John Mayner of the Baptist Student Center Burial took place in the Silver City cemeter

Robert Hicks,18, of EI Paso drowned Saturday in Lake Roberts. He was the son of Mr. and, Mrs. Robert L Hicks of El Paso. According to withesses, Hicks attempted to swim to an island In the lake when be apparently was seized with cramps. ’ Several members of a Boy Scout troop from El Paso. were unable to reach the youth before he dlsappeared in deep water. The body was recovered ‘by State Police skindivers Paul Gegory of Truth or Consuences and Dean Smith of Las Cruces. Investigating the accident were’ State Police Patrolman Gene Tow and deputies of the sherrif’s office. At an Inquest held at Curtis mortuary in Silver City a jury. returned a verdict of accidental death. The body was sent to El Paso where funeral services were held followed by burial. It was the first fatality in Lake Roberts since the recreation area was opened a year ago.

HICKS; William Gordon Hicks, who drove for the Parrish Stage Lines for about 12 years, passed away in El Paso Saturday Oct. 12,Funeral services were held in Tuscola, Texas, Tuesday. He is survived by his wife Mrs.Olga Hicks, two daughters Mrs. Ken Greenof Magnolia Ark. and Mrs. George Keener Jr. of Houston Tex; two sisters and one grandson.

Hicks: C1aude Lee Hicks, 76, a longtime resident of Silver City, entered eternal rest Saturday in Tucson, Ariz., after a long illness. Mr. Hicks was born in Carrizozo. He moved to Silver City in the early 1940s before joining the U.S. Army and serving during World War II. He retired from Chino Mines after many years in quality control. He was a Boy Scout master, and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the National Rifle Association. Survivors are his sons, Aaron David Hicks and his wife, Maria, of Stanton, Calif., and Lee Roy Hicks and his wife, Kay, of Fort Collins, Colo.; and two brothers, Floyd Littleton of Oracle, Ariz., and Lawrence L. Hicks of Fayetteville, Ark. He was preceded in death by a stepdaughter, Claretta Hicks, in 1962, and, a sister, Ora Hicks, in 1922. Visitation will be held this evening from 4 to 7 at Baca's Funeral Chapels. Funeral services will be held Wednesday morning at 10 at Baca's with Associate Pastor John Anderson of the First Baptist Church officiating. Burial will follow in Memory Lane Cemetery with military honors accorded by VFW Post No. 3347.

HICKSON: Calvin Clark Hickson, 71, passed away at the Fort Bayard Medical Center Wednesday after a long illness. He was born in Alma on March 8, 1913, the son of Philip and Alta Hick-son. He is survived by his wife, Evelyn; a daughter, Peggy Wolf, and her husband, Dick; two grandsons, Mike and Mark Wolf, all of Silver City; two great-grandchildren; a brother, Wayne Hickson of Grants; two sisters, Letha Warren of Helena, Mont., and Mary Ann Morgan of Placitas; and numerous nieces and nephews. ills early childhood was spent in the Glen-wood area. About 1926 the family moved to Hurley so the children could attend high school. Mr. Hickson’s youth was spent working on various ranches in the area. In January 1934, he married Evelyn Johnson of Silver City. He worked as a locomotive engineer for Kennecott at Santa Rita for nine years. In 1946, he started a small sand and gravel business which later became Southwest Transit Mix. In 1958, he bought the Burro Mountain Homestead and operated small ranch’there. He retired in 1972. At one time he was active in the Grant County Sheriff’s Posse, Silver City Square Dance Club, Silver City Masonic Lodge and Georgetown Eastern Star. Funeral services will he held at 10a.m. Friday at the Curtis-Bright funeral chapel with the Rev. CM. Henderson officiating. Interment will follow at the Masonic Cemetery in Silver City with the Masonic Lodge No. 8 officiating. Pallbearers will be Jesse L. Wysong, Bill McMillen, Marvin Glenn, Jeff Glenn, Leon Nance and Dean Battishill. Honorary pallbearers will be his many lifelong friends. Arrangements are by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home. -

Cleavie Hickson, 73, retired rancher and resident of Grant County for 52 years, died Sunday at Hillcrest Hospital. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Curtis Mortuary chapel with the Rev. W. L. Stanford of the Glad Tidings Assembly of God Church, officiating. Burial was In the Silver City cemetery. Survivors are a daughter, Mrs. Charles Hunter of Ignaclo, Colo.; two stepdaughters, Mrs. Esther MartInelli of San Diego, Calf., and Miss Pauline Gallagher of Miami, Arlz.; and three brothers, Oscar Hickson of Hurley, Barney Hickson of Reserve and Philip Hickson of Ontario, Calif.

HICKSON: Jimmy Edward Hickson died Tuesday night at his, home at I Pattic Street in Hurley. A memorial service will be held at Curtis-Bright Funeral home Monday at 2pm. Honoring him will be a eulogy given by John Mahl, Jimmy Edwards Hickson was “born in space” in the old Santa Rita hospital Dec 27 1951 as the youngest child of frank and Myrtie Hickson. both of whom are deceased. He was a student in the Hurley Public Schools and was a graduate of Cobre high School, class of 1970. He served two years as an Army recruit in the capacity of missile crewman in the 32nd Combat-Hospital in Germany. Returning to the states he was employed for a short while by Kennecott. He left this to accept a position with the Forest Service, Af his passing he is mourned by a sister, Wilma Jane Hickson Pruit of Silver City; her four children, Penni Colby of silver City and Melissa, Danny and Michael Pruit, all of Las Cruces; a brother, Barney Franklin Hickson, also known as Sonny, and his wife Doria and their four children, David, Bobby, Mindy and Julie, all of Craig CO; a second sister, Carol Ann Hickson Ketcherside and husband Ellis and their two sons Lonnie and Ron Glasscock of Gresham Ore; an aunt, Nada Hicksun Maider and husband of Reserve; and an uncle, Bobby Hickson and wife Jenny of Hayden, Ariz. “In Memoriam. we, the brother and sisters of, Jimmy, grieve for one who was beloved of all. We knew him to he gentle in spirit, a kindly, most loving boy and man, generous to a fault and always forgiving, showing deep love and honor to his mother and father. He was devotedly happy in the family circle. The strength of the quiet, unassuming brother upholds us today as we bid a last farewell to him. Jimmy rest in peace”.

Mrs. Jessie Lee Hickson, 42, a former resident of Central, died Tuesday in the Presbyterian hospital at Albuquerque. She passed away following birth of a baby son, Saturday. Surviving are her father, Lester Williams of Central; husband, Wayne Hickson of Grant; daughter, Mrs. Karen Koepping of Los Angeles, Calif; three sons, Wayne, Jr., Bradley and the infant son; two brothers, Lester Williams, Jr., of Longlois, Ore., and Chilton Williams of Bernalillo, and a sister, Mrs. Ruth Horcasitas of Central.

Mrs. Lola E. Hickson, 75, born in Bandera Texas, died Sept. 6 at her home in Glenwood. Mrs. Hickson came to Silver City In 1923 and served as a nurse In this area for a number of years before moving to Glenwood. Survivors include her husband. Cleavie Hickson; three daughters, Mrs. Esther Martinelli of San Diego, Calif., Mrs. Pauline Gallagher of Miami. Ariz., and Mrs. Doris Hunter of Ignaclo, Colo.; 14 grandchildren and several great grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Irene Slease of Carlsbad and Mrs. Mary Cantrell of El Paso. Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. Larson of Glenwood at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Curtis Mortuary Chapel. Burial followed in the Silver City cemetery. Pallbearers were Calvin Hickson, Daymon Ford. J. T. Ford, Alton Ford, Donald Ford and Raymond Ford.

Oscar C Hickson, 79, died in El Paso Sept. 14 after a brief illness. Mr hickson had been a resident of this community for the past 60 years and was a retired Kennecott employee in the pipe department. He is survived by his widow Mrs cora hickman of Hurley; one son, James L hickman of El Paso; two daughters, Mrs Dorthy Kates, San Jose CA, and Mrs florence jones of honolulu Hawaii; six grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Funeral services were held in the curtis Bright Funeral chapel at 2pm Saturday with internment following in Memory Lane cemetery. The Rev J M Bernard of the First Assembly of god church officiated.

Virgil T Hickson, 45, of Reserve, was accidentally; electrocuted last Friday in Albüquerque while working on a Job for the , Skousen Bros. Construction Co. Survivors are his widow Mrs Joann Hickson, two daughters, Mrs. Sheila Serna and Miss Linda RIckso;.and four sons, Richard, John, Robert and Phillip, all of Cliff; his parents, Mr. and Mrs Barney Hickson of Reserve; three brothers, Bobby Hickson of Hayden, Axis., Frank Hlckson of Hurley and De Wits, Hlckson of Albuquerque; three sisters, Mrs. Eva McConib of Barstow, Calif., Mrs. Martha Sherrer of. Golden, Colo., and Mrs. Ada Skero of Reserve. Funeral services were held Monday at the Glenwood Community Church, conducted by ~Rev. Joseph Sherman, of the Silver City Church of Christ Burial was in the Beserve cemetery, under direction of the Curtis Mortuary.

Hickson: Mrs. Alta Hickson, 77, died Monday in a Deming Nursing Home following a lingering illness. Survivors include her husband, Phillip Hickson of Deming; two sons, Calvin Hickson of Silver City and Wayne Hickson of Grants; two daughters, Mrs. LethaWarren of Onterio, Calif., and Mrs. Mary Ann Morgan of Albuquerque; ten grandchildren and a number of great grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Addie Thomas of Llano, Texas. Funeral services will be conducted at the Curtis Chapel on Thursday at 9:30 a.m. by the Rev. Mac Bernard of Deming and the Rev. Bill Dunning of Silver City. Interment will follow in the Glenwood Cemetery. Nephews of the deceased will act as pallbearers.

Hickson: Barney F. "Sonny" Hickson, 51, died May 18 at his home in Craig, Colo. He was born in Miami, Ariz. He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank Gibbs Hickson and Myrtle Pate Hickson, and a younger brother, Jimmy Edward Hickson. Funeral services were held May 23 in Craig. Surviving relatives are his wife, his son, Frank Hickson, and his daughters, Mindy and Julie Hickson, all of Craig; two sisters, Wilma Jane McCauley of Truth or Consequences and Carol Ann Ketcherside, who resides in Hurley with her son, Ron Glasscock, a nephew who shared a close friendship with Mr. Hickson. He lived in Hurley with his parents, Frank and Myrtle Hickson, an older sister, Wilma Jane, a younger sister, Carol, and a younger brother, Jimmy. He graduated from Hurley Junior High School and attended Cobre High School. His first employment was with the U.S. Forest Service fighting fires and marking trails. He moved to Colorado where he began his career in the oil fields, working his way up the line. In later years, he worked as a driller for Phelps Dodge at Santa Rita. He had returned to Colorado, where for a while he was employed as a cowhand and sheep herder. His ashes will be buried between his parents in the Hickson family plot in the Reserve Cemetery.

Hickson; Frank Hickson, 68, died March 13 at the Gila Regional Medical Center in Silver City. Hickson was preceded in death by his wife, Myrtle in 1980. He was born March 23, 1915 in Alma, NM, the son of Barney and Hazel Watkins Hickson. Survivors include two daughters, Wilma Pruit of Silver City and Carol Ketcherside of Gresham, Oregon; two sons, Barney Hickson of Craig, Colo. and Jimmy Hickson of Hurley; two sisters, Martha Sherrer of Golden, Colo. and Mrs. Fred Mander of Reserve; one brother, Mr. Bobby Hickson Sr. of Dudleyville, Az and 10 grandchildren. Mr. Hickson was observed in state at the Curtis-Bright Chapel March 17. Graveside services followed at the Reserve Cemetery, with Mr. David Strain officiating. Serving as pallbearers were Bobby Hickson Jr., Roger Castillo, Lonnie Glasscock, Dewey Hickson, Jim McCauley, and Mike Pruit. Honorary pallbearers were Bobby Freburg, Tom Brite, Don Massey, Pearl Gigger, Marvin Beach, Paul Reeves and John M. Fritz. Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society in Mr. Hickson's name. Arrangements by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Hickson: A long time resident of Reserve, Mrs. Hazel May Hickson,died April 28

Hickson: Myrtle L. Hickson, 56, died Sunday in Hillcrest General Hospital. Mrs. Hickson was born in Mogollon, New Mexico, and had been a life long resident of Grant County. She is survived by herhusband, Frank Hickson of Hurley, two daughters, Wilma Jane Pruit of Silver City, Carol Ann Classcock of Milwaukee, Oregon, two sons, Barney Hickson of Craig, Colorado, Jimmy Hickson of Hurley and an aunt, Nora Brown of Brownfield, Texas and ten grandchildren. Funeral services were held Wednesday at the Baptist Church in Reserve with the Reverend John Stone officiating. Burial followed in the Reserve Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Dayl Pruit, Bobby Hickson, Jr., Robert Castillo,Fred Mander, Owen McCallum and Bob Hickson, Sr. Serving as honorary pallbearer was John M. Fritz.

Hickson: William Phillip Hickson, 84, died Saturday in Grants following a short illness. Mr. Hickson was born Nov. 8 1886, at Post Oak, Tex., and moved to the Silver City area in 1912. He engaged in farming at Glenwood for many years. He is survived by two sons, Calvin of Silver City and Wayne of Grants; two daughters, Mrs. Letha Warren of Ontario, Calif., and Mrs. Mary Ann Morgan of Albuquerque; 10 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren; one brother, Oscar of Hurley. Mr. Hickson was preceded in death by his wife, Alta, in February of 1970. Funeral services were held in the Curtis-Bright Chapel at10 a.m. Tuesday with the Rev. W.D. Kitchens of the Glad Tiding Assembly of God Church in Silver City officiating. Interment followed in the Glenwood Cemetery. The following nephews of the deceased acted as pallbearers; Damon Ford, Alton Ford, Clint Johnson, Jr., Clifton Hickson, Roy Hicksonand Frank Hickson.

Hidalgo: Dolores C. Hidalgo, 62, a retired construction miner and life-long resident of Silver City, died Saturday morning. He is survived by his wife; two brothers, Manuel and Frank; three sisters, Mrs. Jesse Delgado, Mrs. Esther Arcienga and Mrs. Josepohne De Baca, all of Los Angeles. Rosary sevices were held Monday evening at 7 o'clock at the Cox Mortuary chapel and mass was said at 9 o'clock Tuesday morning at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with the Rev. J.P. Linnane officiating. Interment was in the Catholic cemetery.

Hidalgo: Mrs. Eilena P. Hidalgo, 66, passed away Tuesday at a Silver City rest home. Survivors are her mother, Mrs. Maria Porter, Silver City; a daughter, Mrs. Octaviana Acosta, Hurley; and three sons, Pete, Albert and Augustine, all of Silver City. Rosary services were held at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Cox Mortuary chapel. Mass was said at 9 a.m. Wednesday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, followed by burial in the Catholic cemetery.

Daniel ~HiggIns, pioneer of Glenwood, Catron county, died Sunday at San.. Diego, Calif., was-vlslting-relatives. He had lived in Catron county throughout his life where he was engaged in ranching for many years and also had business Interests at Glenwood where the family• is well’ known.: -. News of his daeth came in a message from his son Nick Higgins.

 Mrs. Ansie B. HIggins, 58, suffered a fatal heart attack Last Wednesday at her home in Reserve. She was the wife of Edward C. Higgins. Other survivors Include a son, Cecil Higgins and a grandson, both of Reserve, and a sister, Mrs. Vera Tankersley of Torrance, Calif. Funeral services were held at Reserve, the Rev. Horton Ervin conducting the rites. Burial was in the Reserve cemetery under direction of the Curtis Mortuary.

Mrs. Callie Hlggins, 85, died Saturday at the Rest Haven Nursing Home in Silver City. She had’ resided in Central for 26 years. Survivors of the deceased include a son, Aston Higgins of Central; four grandchildren six great-grandchildren and one great-great-granchild. Funeral services were held at 4 p.m., Wednesday in the chapel of the Curtis Mortuary with the Rev. Billy Foster of the ‘Bayard Baptist Church officiafing. Burial was in Memory Lane Cemetery. Pallbearers were Melford Parker, Rube Wofford, Jack Spruill, Charles Evans, Forrest Green, and Frank Madlock.

Higgins: Aston J. Higgins, 75, passed away Monday, Feb. 11, at Hillcrest General Hospital. Mr. Higgins was born in Lampasses,Texas, and had lived in the Grant County area since 1943 where he was a crane operator for Kennecott Copper Corporation before his retirement. Mr. Higgins is survived by his wife, Jessie Higgins of Central, four daughters, Gladys Watly of Los Lunas, Betty Robinson of Albuquerque, Dorothy Noel of Temple, Texas, Glinda Rader of Riverside, California, seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held Thursday, February 14, at the Curtis-Bright Chapel with Reverend Bill Millerofficiating. Interment followed in Memory Lane Cemetery. Servingas pallbearers were Manuel T. Gutierrez, Dub Parker, Charles Evins, John Rader, Sr., David Storey and Andrew Gililland.

Higgins: Word was recieved this week of the death at San DIego, Calif., of Mrs. Beatrice Higgins, former resident of Silver City. Survivors are six sons and three daughters, all living in California. Funeral services took place in San Diego.

Funeral services arid buriai were held Wednesday in Grand Junction CO for the Infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas H High of Silver City who passed away Sunday. Curtis Moriualy had charge of arrangements

John Hightower passed away January 1, 1968 at Ajo, Ariz. He is survived by his wife, Allean, two sons, Bob and Kenneth: Also five grandchildren, two step-grandsons and one great greatgrandson, two brothers, John Hightower, Silver City, and Lawrence Hightower Corpus Christ Tex. Mr. Hightower was born in Lincoln County, New Mexico, and lived in Grant County until 1930 when the family moved to Arizon

Mrs. Armintha Elizabeth Hightower, 93, a pioneer resident of Grant county where she had lived for over 60 years passed away Wednesday at her home in Silver city. Her parents came to NM in 1903 and settled in the cliff/Gila area. Mrs. Hightower was affectionately called “Granny” by most everyone who knew her. Surviving are three sons, Grover of Silver city, John of Ajo AZ, and Lawrence of corpus Christi TX. Also nine grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren and a sister Mrs Allie Blackwell of el Monte CA. Funeral arrangements are pending with curtis mortuary.

Hightower; Verna L. Hightower, died Sept. 28 at Fort Bayard Medical Center after a long illness. Hightower , who survived her husband George,was a longtime resident of New Mexico. Verna and George were married for 40 years and traveled over most of the state durring the 30 years George worked for the Department of Game amd Fish. They were assigned at the Heart Bar Ranch on the Gila river in 1950 and remained there untill their transfer to the Redrock Wildlife Area, where they later retired and made their home. Mrs. Hightower is survived by one daughter, Louise Carlson of Phoenix; one son, Stanley Hightower of El Paso; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Evelyn of Globe Ariz. and Marjorie Tabor of San Bernadino, Calif.; and one brother, Eddie Cheek of Andrews, Texas. Services were held at Curtis-Bright Chapel in Silver City. Internment followed at he Mesa Cemetery at Gila. Pallbearers were Frank Smith, Hugh Bishop, Dick Barnhart, Bryan Donaldson, Ralph Wright, and Marion Embrey. Arrangments by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Hightower: Bryan L.C. Hightower, 73, passed away Saturday, May 27,at Hillcrest Hospital. He was born in Colorado City, Texas, March30, 1905. Mr. Hightower came to the Cliff-Gila area as a teenager, where he worked for several big ranches, such as the L.C.'s, the Diamond A and others. In later years, he moved to California, where he worked for MGM Motion Pictures Studios as a stunt man. Upon retirement he returned to the Cliff-Gila area in 1976. Mr. Hightower is survived by a sister, Mrs. Ruby Dickerson of Cliff, three nieces and four nephews. Graveside services were at 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 31 at the Mesa Cemetery in Gila, the Rev.Gilbert Adams of the 6th Street Baptist Church officiated. Pallbearers were Tom McCauley, Sr., Duke Pitts, Jim Henery, Dale McDauley, Chester Williams and Tuck Hollimon. Curtis-Bright Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Hightower: Grover H. Hightower, 86, died Wednesday, July 11, in Ft. Bayard Medical Center. Mr. Hightower was born in Lincoln County. New Mexico, and had been alife long resident of Grant County where he was a carpenter for Kenneoott Copper Corp. He was married to May Hancock on December 2, 1922 in Hurley, N.M. with Reverend John Hunter officiating. Mr. Hightower went to work for Kennecott Copper Corp, when the Santa Rita mine opened in 1910 andwas the oldest living employee of the era. He was a member of theChurch of Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints. He is survived by his wife. May Hightower of Silver City, two daughters, Wilma Tow and Margery Keeling both of Silver City, two sons, Bud Hightower of Reno, Nevada, Robert Hightower of Bothell, Washington, twelve grandchildren and twenty-one great grandchildren. Funeral services were at 2 p.m., Monday, July 16, in the Churchof Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Silver City with Bishop Thomas R. Shelly conducting. Burial followed in Memory Lane Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Wayne Tow, Tim Tow, Dan Clark, Randy Massey, Hunt Wright and Gene May. The family asks that donations in his name be made to the Ft. Bayard Medical Center. Arrangements were by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Hightower: A broken steering appartatus is believed to have been the cause of the accident last Saturday afternoon on Highway 260 near Buckhorn that took the life of John C. Hightower, 83, of Buckhorn. Mr. Hightower, riding with Tom Beasley, also of Buckhorn, was thrown from the car when it overturned and died almost instantly from head injuries. Beasley was only slightly injured. The men were proceeding toward Silver City and the accident occurred about 3 p.m. The driver of the car was exonerated of any blame in connection with the fatality when an inquest was held Monday morning before A.J. Haugland, justice of the peace at Silver City. The accident was ruled unavoidable. The victim of the mishap was born in Fort Griffin, Tex., in 1869 and came to Lincoln County in New Mexico as a boy in 1881. In 1909, he came to Silver City and has made his home here and at Buckhorn since then. In addition to his regular work, he was interested in cattle raising and mining. Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at the Mesa Semetery in Gila. The Rev. Wayne Douglas, pastor of the First Methodist Church of Silver City, officiated. Arrangements were by Cox Mortuary. Survivors are a sister, Mrs. Mary Jane Cramer, of Buckhorn, and several nieces and nephews.

Hightower: May M. Hightower, 88, of Silver City passed away Monday at her residence. Mrs. Hightower was born June 2, 1903, in Alamogordo to Richard and Lallage (Boatwright) Hancock. She was a lifelong resident of New Mexico and and had been a continuous resident of Silver City for the past 46 years. She was a member of Cactus Rebekah Lodge No. 34 of Silver City and the Church of Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ward No. 1. On Dec. 25, 1922, she married Grover H. Hightower, who predeceased her. Mrs. Hightower is survived by a daughter, Margery Kelling of Silver City; two sons, Grover Hightower of Reno, Nev., and Robert E. Hightower of Oceanside, Calif,; five sisters, Maude Rowland of Edmonds, Wash., Hazel Trewern and Jo Nell Moss, both of Silver City, Fay Augustineof Benol, Ore., and Allee Hightower of Ajo, Ariz.; one brother, T.J. Hancock, 13 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She was predeceased by two daughters, Wilma Tow and Nelia Mae Hightower. Relatives and friends may call at Curtis-Bright Funeral Home in Silver City from 7 until 9 this evening. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at theChurch of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ward No. 1.. Bishop Rex Stailey will officiate. Interment will follow at Memory Lane Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Wayne Tow, Steve Christopher, Don Carlen, Dan Clark, Merrill Cook and Tim Tow. Arrangements are by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Hightower: Otice L. Hightower, 78, diedt at Hillcrest Hospital, Sunday, april 20. Mr. Hightower was a native resided in Grant county for 25 years. Mr. hightower, a former rancher, is survivedby two brothers, Sloan of Parma, Idaho and L.C. of Van Nuys, Calif.; one sister, Mrs. Ruby Dickerson of Cliff and four nephews and one niece. Graveside services were held Tuesday, April 22 at the Mesa Cemeteray in Gila, The Rev. D.J. Meade of the 6th Street Baptist Church officiated.

Higuera; Elias Guero Castro Higuera, 58, died Saturday afternoon in Silver City. Mr. Higuera was born in Mexico, but was a longtime residentof Grant County. He was a communicant of St. Vincent's Catholic Church. Mr. Higuera is survived by his wife, Maria Higuera of Silver City; three daughters, Dolores Polanco of Silver City; Rosa Kirker of Central; Martha Higuera of Silver City; two sons, Elias and Ray Higuera, both of Silver City and seven grandchildren. Rosary recitation was held at the Wheeler Funeral Home Chapel and Mass of the resurrection was celebrated at St. Vincent's De Paul Catholic Church with Monsignor A. James Milano officiating. Interment followed at the Silver City Catholic Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Jesus Quinones. Mario Duarte, Joe Acosta, Guadalupe Salas, Melchor Salas, and Chano Montes. Honorary pallbearers were Pete Ortiz, Claudio Padilla, Raul Aguirre, Joe Rodriguez, Jose Cordova, Socorro Medina and Paco Rubio. In Lieu of flowers, anyone wishing may make donations to the Grant County Cancer Society. P.O. Box 1943, Silver City. Arrangements were by Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

Funeral services were held the Heather Mortuary chapel in Lordsburg Tuesday for Mrs. Mary Ellen Hildahl, 85, who died Sunday in Silver City. She was the mother of Mrs. Dora Lacy of SiIver City. Other survivors are three daughters, four sons and two sisters. Also 18 grandchildren, 82 great grandchildren and 15 great-great

Hildebrand: Dean Max Hildebrand, 75, a resident of Silver City, entered into rest Sunday at Fort Bayard medical Center. He was born March 10, 1919, in Collyer, Kan., to the late Christian M. and Nellie Mae Hildebrand. Mr. Hildebrand was a retired engineer with the U.S. Forest Service. He was a member of the Elks Lodge, the Moose Lodge, American Legion, veterans of Foreign Wars and American Association of Retired Persons Eagels. A graveside funeral serivce will be held Thursday morning at 10 at Fort Bayard National Cemetery. The family and members of Allingham-Golding Post No. 18 will officiate. Survivors include two sons, Rocky Hildebrand and his wife, Lorie, of Silver City, and Ron Hildebrandand his wife, Kathy of Billings, Mont., and a brother, Harry Conner of San Jose, Calif. Casket bearers will be Rocky Hildebrand, Ron Hildebrand, J.R. Calkins and Harry Philips. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Hileman: Edith Hileman of Hanover passed away Sept. 21 in the Ft. Bayard Medical Center. She was 88 years old. She had spent most of her life as a social worker and lived in this community for thepast 52 years. Shee was born Feb. 29, 1892, in Springfield, Ohio. Edith was a member of the First Baptist Church and Pastor Bill Martin officiated at her service held in the Wheeler Chapel Wednesday afternoon. She was buried in Memory Lane. The family requested no flowers and that donations be made to the Social Service, Ft.Bayard Medical Center. Members of her family are: children: Alice WaArd of Hanover, Della Lisk of Mountainair, Ruth LaPrade of Winslow, Dan Hileman of Miami, Arizona, Isabel Teague of Deming. Foster children are Warren Hileman of Nampa, Idaho, Lourine Wilmeth of Silver City, Lenora Hale of Enid, Oklahoma. Her sister is Nora Smith of Weed.

Hiler: James Hiler, 75, died suddenly Thursday about noon of a heart attack. He had been active in law enforcement circles in Grant County for many years, having served as deputy sheriff and night jailer under several sheriffs. He retired as deputy sheriff at Hachita on Jan. 15 because of poor health. He had told friends that he planned to move either to Phoenix or California in the near future. Mr. Hiler was born in Texas and came to this area as a child. He lived near Kingston for seveal years where he was in the ranching business with John Liggett, son of the tobacco magnate. Besides his widow, he is survived by one son , James, Jr. of Burbank, Calif.; two daughters, Mrs. Bernadine Quinn, San Jose, Calif. and Miss Grace Hiler of Phoenix; two grandchildren and one brother, Frank, of California. Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon at the Cox Mortuary Chapel which were conducted by the Silver City Elks Lodge. He was a member of the Elks Lodge of Nogales, Arizona. Burial was in the Silver City cemetery. Pallbearers were Clyde Bloodgood, John P. Riedlinger, Owen C. Matthews, Fred Mrotzek, Jack Dye and Elvic Reed.

Kenneth Howard Hiles, 3 year old son of Mr and Mrs. Ausorne G. Hiles, of Central died at the Silver City General hospital on Tuesday morning following a brief illness. He was laid to rest in the baby plot of the Methodist cemetary Friday morning, following services at the Cox mortuary. Survivors include his mother and father, Mr. and Mrs. Hiles, two sisters, Barbra Jean and Verna Jo and a brother Ausborne G. Jr. Cox mortuary was in charge of arrangements.

HILL: Clinton Hill, Aztec High School assistant principal and athletic director since 1966, died Dcc. 26 in Albuquerque following a long illness. Mr. II~1I Came to Aztec in l°)63 after being head football and track coach at Cobre High School since 1959. He was promoted to his dual roles at Aztec in 1966. Mr. Hill was active in the New Mexico Activities Association, the governing body of high school sports and extracurricular activitit’s in the state. He was a past chairman of the boys’ athletic committee of the Association. Mr. Hill, an Odessa, Texas, native, graduated from Odessa Ihigh, where he lettered in football and track for three years. After two years at Odessa College, his education was interrupted b~’ a two-year tour of duty with the Arms’ at the White Sands Missile Range. He graduated from New Mexico State University in 1955, accepting a1 position with the Cobre school systern shortly afterward. He coached in the Aztec system before being named athletic director. Mr. Hill underwent heart bypass surgery in April 1982. He is survived by his wife, Patsy, of Aztec. Burial was Dec. 29 in Aztec.

D L. Hill, Jr., president of Western Gas Service Comany died Sunday at his home in El Paso of a heart attack. He was well known in industrial circles of the Southwest - Survivors Include his widow. Mrs. Terry Blesz Hill of El Paso; three daughter’., Mrs. John A. Rurke, El Paso Sister Mary of Nativity, Lufkin, Tex., and Miss Patericia Kathleen Hill of El Paso; a son, Daniel fleer Hill of El Paso; a sister, Mrs. Donald Ma 1(xly of El Paso: his mother, Mrs. Florence Peak Hill of El Paso; a granddaughter and two nices and two nephews. Rosary services were held Tuesday in Harding, Orr and Mc Daniel Funeral Home. Funeral mass was said Wedesday in St. Patrick’s Cathedral, the Rev. Fr. Edward Erran officiating. Burial was in El Paso Evergreen Cemetery

David Hill, 77, who had resided in Grant County for 43 years, died Monday at the family home in the Arenas Valley. Born in Sweden, he came to the United States in 1903 and located in Grant County in 1916. He was employed as a carpenter by Chino Mines Division Kenneeott Copper Corp, for 27 years and was well known throughout this mining district. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Etta Hill; three sons, Gerald, Irenas Valley; Carl. San Manuel,Ariz.; Paul, Las Cruces; daughter, Mrs. Ruth Schmalz, Pueblo, CoIo., and two step-sons, Welch O’Niel, El Paso and Jack O’NeaI, Ashand, Ore., and 11 grandchildren. Mr. Hill was a life member of he Tyrone Lodge of Masons and afilliated with the Order of Eastern Star chapter at Hurley. Funeral services were held at 2:00p.m. Wednesday at the Cox mortuary chapel. The Rev. Herld E. Johnson, of the Santa Rita Community Church, conducted the rites. Interment was In the mausoleum at the Masonic cemery, with committal by the Masons.

Edward Burleson Hill passed away Tuesday, Sept. 12, at his, home at Odem, Texas. He was 71 years of age. Survivors include his son. Clinton Hill of Bayard, two daughters, Lucille Short of Loco Hill. New Mexico. Doris Hill Lane of Odessa; 10 grandchildren and three great grandchildren. He was the father of Clint Hill, head football coach at Cobre High School.

HILL : Evelyn V. Fitchet Hill, 88, died Tuesday morning in Silver City. Mrs. Hill was born in Alamogordo in 1897 and had been a resident of this area for 68 years. She was a member of the Methodist Church, She and her husband, ,John Carter Hill, who preceded her in death in 1981, owned and operated Hill’s Camp’’ in Silver City for 21 years. Mrs. Hill is survived by her sister, Iva Donaghue of Black Oak, Ark, ; her son, Jack C. Hill of Silver City; three daughters, Laurel (Polly) Shinn and Ethel E. Battishill, also of Silver City, and Thelma L. Smith of Globe, Ariz. 12 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be belch Friday at 11 a. in. in the Fort Bayard National Cemetery, conducted by the Rev, Cliff Henderson. Pallbearers will be her grandsons, John lull, Scott lull, Bill Shimi, Richard Smith, ‘Larry Atwater and Alvino Provincio. Funeral arrangements arc by the Curt is-Bright Funeral home.

HILL: Felipa Perez Cuevas Hill9, of Silver City passed away Sunday at her residence. Rosary will he recited tonight at 7 at Bright Funeral Home with Deacon Bill Holguin reciting. Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday at 10 a.m. in the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Father John Crolgan as officiant. Interment will be in the St. Viii-cent de Paul Catholic Cemetery. Mrs. Hill was bore May 2.. 1908, in Pinos Altos. She was the daughter of Fernando Cuevas and Eujalia Perez Cuevas. She was married to Juan Julian Hill in Silver City. Mrs. Hill was a homemaker. She is survived by her stepdaughters, Mary Hill Mesa, Ramona Montoya and her husband, Reyes, Aurora “Lola” Hill Gould and her husband, Lloyd, and Betricc Medina; and one stepson, Florencio Hill, and his wife, Lily. Mrs. Hill has 30 grandchildren; 71 great-grandchildren; and 46 great-great-grandchildren. She will he remembered as a loving, devoted homemaker. She was a member of St. Vincent dc Paul Catholic Church. She was a very generous, caring and loving person. She was loved by all and she will he truly missed, hut we know that she is now walking hand in hand with he Lord. Pallbearers for Mrs. Hill will he her greatgandsons, Jorge Meza. Raymund Mesa Jr.. Jose Luis Meza. Raymond Arroyos, Johnny Arrojos Jr. and Michael Medina. Honorary bearers will he her grandsons and granddaughters. Bright Funeral Home wa charge of arrange

HILL: Felipe Hill, 89, of Silver City passed away Sunday at her residence. Services are pending with Bright Funeral Hone.

Nadine C. Hill, died Jan. 12 at her horne after an extended illness. She was born May 14, 1947 and was a lifelong resident of Grant county. She was preceded in death by her father, Carlos. T. Chavez, Hill worked four years for the Grant County Road ‘Department, County Commission óffice and County Clerk’s office. She owned and operated Nad1ne’s Ceramics and Gift Shop. She was a member of St., Vincent de Paul Catholic’ church, the Silver City, Little League and a charter member of Lulac Council No. 8003 as treasurer. She is survived by her husband, Richard G. Hill; two sons,’ Gilbert and Rene: her mother, Gomecinda .M. Chavez; two brothers, Carlos Jr. and Danny Chavez; four sisters, Mrs Sarah Chavez, Rosie and Consuelo Chavez, Mrs. Diane Martinez; her in-laws, Mr. and Mrs. Lupe: Hill and numerous relatives. Pallbearers were Carlos and Danny Chavez, Gilbert Gomez, Julian Arellin, Ruben Pantoja and Chano Plancencla. Rosary services were Jan. 13 at Wheeler Chapel and funeral mass at St. Vincent de Paul ,Catholic Church. Internment followed, at. Memory Lane Cemetery. The Rev.’ Joseph Zagarri officiated at the services. LULAC Council No. ,8003 conducted, a graveside ceremony. Arrangements by the Wheeler Funeral Home.

Ross Dunkin Hill, 66, of El Paso, a World War I veteran, died Wednesday at Fort Bayard Veterans Hospital. The Wheeler Mortuary of Deming had charge of funeral arrangements. Burial was to take place with military honors in the Fort Bliss National, Cemetery.

Walter Delbert Hill, ‘29, a gradate of New, Mexico Western College, where he was on the football squad, and a popular student, was killed Dec. 11 ‘in an automobile accident on the Freeway in Kansas City. Mo. Hill enrolled at- the college here in September, 1947, and graduat1ed in May 1952, reciving a B.S. degree in commerce and a minor in journalism. Thereafter he was on the staff of the Howell Drug Company. Several years ago he became associated with the McKesson & Robbins Wholesale Drug Corp. and at the time of his death was manager of the drug company’s regional office in Kansas City. Funeral services were held at the Fulton Mortuary chapel in Kansas City Monday. Burial taking place there. Conducting the rites was his wife, Mrs. Ruthie Jackson Hill, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Jackson. Sr who ftew to Kansas City upon learning of her husbands death. Surviving, besides his widow are two sons, Hayden, 4 years old, and Michael. eight months old, and his parent’, residing in California.

Hill: Funeral services for Frank Hill, 76, were held at the Heather Chapel, Lordsburg, at 2 p.m. Tuesday, with Bishop Allen ofthe Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints presiding. Burialwas on the Hill Ranch at Shakespeare. Mr. Hill was born in Paragould, Ark., and moved to Deming in 1912 and worked as a cowboy on the W.J. Wamel Ranch. He also worked on the Diamond A and the Bar T Circle. For a short time he worked as a teamster for the Southern Pacific Railroad during the construction of the spur line which runs through Shakespeare to the 86 Mine. In WorldWar I he enlisted in the Army and spent most of the war years withthe riding force of the remount at Camp Cody near Deming. In Sept. 1927 he married Rita Wells and in 1932 they moved to the Lordsburg area. They purchased the ghost town of Shakespeare in 1935 and it has since been their home and headquarters of their ranch. At the age of 68 he rode horseback from Shakespeare to SanDiego, Calif. He is survived by his widow, Rita, and one daughter, Janaloo Hill.

Hill: Lois Marie Hill, 78, a 41-year resident of Hurley, entered life eternal Friday at Fort Bayard Medical Center. She was born Nov. 25, 1915 in Boss, Texas, to Isaac E. and Estella Newman Creek. She retired from Fort Bayard Medical Center as a licensed practical nurse and was active with the Foster Grandparents Program at Hurley Elementary School. She is survived by her son, Allen Wayne Hill of Hurley; two daughters, Gayla Hausermann and her husband, Louis, of Albuquerque, and Lynda Brewer and her husband, Bobby, of Hurley; 11 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her three brothers, Ben Creek and J.B. Creek, both of Coleman, Texas, and Wayne Creek of Dallas; and her sister, Emma Mae Stanfield of Abeline, Texas. Cremation has taken place and no services are scheduled. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels and Mimbres Crematorium.

Hill: Myrtle Etta Hill, 89, of Deming died Oct. 2 at Mimbres Memorial Hospital. She was born March 30, 1893 in San Marcos, Texas and moved to Deming in 1960 from Silver City. She was a member of the Good Shepherd Church. Funeral services were Tuesday at the Good Shepherd Church. The Rev. Richard Worley officiated and burial followed at Mountain View Cemetery. She is survived byfour sons, Welch O'Neal of Palestine, Texas, Paul D. Hill of Las Cruces, Gerald Hill of Deming and Carl R. Hill of Tucson; three sisters, Ethel Everett of Camp Verde, Ariz., Lillie Mae Robinson of Deming and Margaret Cathey of Yearington, Nev.; seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Pallbearers were M.M.Canon, Darrell McCauley, John Gay, Tom Simmons, Bill Crawford, Duane Riggs and Dennis Currell. The Wheeler Mortuary was in charge of arrangements.

Hill: Pablo Z. Hill, 56, a resident of Las Palomas in Sierra County died Wednesday evening in Vista Hills Medical Center in El Paso, Texas. He was born in Chloride Aug. 20, 1933, and had resided in Las Palomas for many years. He was a retired truck driver and member of the Assembly of God Church. Calling hours were to be held today from 3-7 p.m. in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. Funeral services will be held Saturday morning at 10 in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels with the Rev. Weldon W. Coker, pastor of Glad Tidings Assembly of God Church, officiating. Concluding graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. in Las Palomas Cemetery. Survivors include his wife, Wanda Hill of Las Palomas; a son, Paul Hill Jr. of Las Palomas; and five daughters, Donna Reeves of Louisiana, Sharon Shetter of Las Palomas, Judy Jaurequi of Albuquerque, Alice Johnson of Kansas, and Shirley Landers of Las Cruces. Other survivors include a brother, Florencio Hill and his wife, Lilly, of Las Cruces; four sisters, Mary Mesa, Ramona Montoya and her husband, Reyes, and Betty Medina, all of Silver City, and Aurora Gauld and her husband, Lloyd, of Blythe, Calif.; 12 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and several nephews and nieces. Casket bearers will be Pablo Sanchez, David Harrison, Ismael "Smiley" Gonzales, Tom Wedgewood, Elidsardo Zamora and Max Alveres Jr. Honorary bearers will be Reyes Montoya and Florencio Hill. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Chapels.

Hill: Mrs. Ruth Hill, 49, of Silver City, died Thursday, Nov. 6 ather home. Mrs. Hill was a lifelong resident of Silver City, where she was a member of the Church of Good Shpherd. She is survived by two sons, Hayden of Roswell, and Mike of Tyrone, one sister, Mrs.Joan Noble of Carlsbad, Calif., two nieces, Cindy Noble of Carlsbad, and Jodi Keher of Silver City, and two nephews, Joe Noble of Carlsbad, and Bobby Jackson of Silver City. Graveside services were held Monday at 11 a.m. at the Masonic Cemetery with Reverend C.M. Henderson officiating. Serving as pallbearers were Robby Robinson, Jim Brockman, Carl Detweiler, Carroll Mann, WalterWilson, and Mike Carr. Arrangements were by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

HILL: John R.. Hill, 68, a longtime resident of Silver City, passed away Friday at his residence. Mr. Hill was born May 21, 1928, to, Wi1liam and Lads Hill in Burlington Iowa. He retired as a welder for Kennecott Copper Corp. Mr. Hill served in the U.S. Army from 1946-48. He was a 25-year member of the Masons, a 33rd Degree Mason and a two-time past master of Mimbres Lodge No. 10. He wasa lifetimemember of the Veterans of Foriegn Wars and a six-year member of the Moose Lodge. Mr.. Hill is survived by his wife, Judy Hill of Silver City; three .sons, John Hill Jr. and his wlfe Brigget. of Orange county Calif.. Tim Hill of El Paso, Texas, and Walter Hill and his wife, Keri, of Jacksonville, Fla,~ two stepsons, Robert Hill Upton and his wife, Julie, of York, Ariz,,, and Tim Upton and his wife, Sheila. of Cliff; two daughters, Susan Mangold of Huntington Beach, CaLif, and Kathleen Hill of Brea Calif.; a stepdaughter, Renee Upton of Silver City; a brother, William Hill of West Point, Iowa; one sister, Bonnie Calahan of Truth or Consequences; and 11 grandchi1dren. He was preceeded in death by his parents and his former wife, Joel D Hill, in 1987. A memorial service will be held Tuesda ay 10 a.m. at Fort Bayard National Cemetery with pastor Ted Sanborn officiating. Veterans honors will be accorded by the veterans groups of Grant County. Enusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels and Bacas Mimbres Crematorium.

HILLMAN: Evelyn L. Hillman, 79, a resident of Fort Bayard, entered eternal life Sunday. Arrangements are pending. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels

Point Lookout, N. Y.Ju1y 11; Funeral services were pending today for Sidney Hillman, CIO-PAC leader and one of organized labor’s most influential and colorful leaders, who died of a heart attack Wednesday at his summer home. He was an out¬ standing labor chiefthin who champiohed arbitration instead of strikes for settling labor disputes.

Hills: The Rev. Howard Hills, 83, of Silver City, passed away Wednesday morning at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born April 29, 1908, in Sayre, Pa. The Rev. and Mrs. Hills were planning to make their home in Silver City when Rev. Hills had to be hospitalized. The Rev. Hills was an ordained United Methodist pastor who served in the Troy, N.Y., Annual Conference from 1930 through 1973. After formal retirement, he served as a supply pastor at Easton, N.Y. After retirement from the United Methodist Church, the Rev. Hills served as president of the New York Statewide Senior Action Council, and as the representative of that organization before several congressional committees and on network television. In 1979, he was named the Senior Citizen of the Year in the State of New York. He is survived by his wife, Leora Adams Hills: two daughters, Jean Wright of Silver city and Caroline Lang of Durham, N.C.; one son, Vernon Hills of Sioux Falls, S.D.; 14 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held this afternoon at 4:30 at Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels in Silver City. The Rev. Gorton Smith of the First United Methodist Church will be officiating. Internment will be at Park View Cemetery in Schenectady, N.Y., with the Rev. Ralph Murino officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the American Heart Association. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Mrs. Robert K. Bell had a message from her sister, Mrs. Carolyn Stáuber of Long Beach, Calif., advising her that Marvin M. Hilton had passed away at his home in Southgate, Calif., on Oct. 18. Mr. Hilton was a former resident of Grant County, having been employed as a carpenter during the construction .periods of Hurley and Tyrone. He leaves to mourn his loss, his wife, the former Hattie Kuburn, a native of Silver City, and the eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Kilburn, a son, Billy, a daughter, Carol, six grandchildren and a sister and brother. Mr. Hilton was a native of Louisiana. Burial was at San Pedro Calif.

Mrs Robert K Bell, received a message Saturday from her niece, Mrs. Clarice King, Southgate, Calif., telling her of the death of her niece, Mrs. Hattie Kilburn Hilton of Southgate. Mrs. Hilton was born in Silver City, July. 21 1892, the eldest child of Mr. and Mrs. William. Kilburn. She received her early schooling in Silver City, but after her father’s untimely death, her mother moved to Los Angeles where she finished her education. Later she accepted a position as a teacher In the old Tyrone Public Schools. it was during this time that she met Mr. Marvin Hilton, master mechanic of Tyrone, and they were married. They made their home In Tyrone until the camp closed, then moved to California where Mr. Hilton passed away several years ago. Surviviflg are a son, Billy Bob and a daughter, Mary Carol, and their families, and one sister, Mrs. Bab Kilburn Gilmore of Santa Barbara, Calif. Burial was In the home plot in Southgate.

Hilton: James Hilton, 97, died at the Ft. Bayard Medical Center Saturday afternoon. Mr. Hilton was a native of Big Gully, Tenn. and had lived Carlsbad for many years. He was a retired employee of the Potash Company of America. He is survived by two sons, Thomas J. Hilton of Silver City and James Hilton, Jr. of Gallup; and five grandchildren. Graveside services were conducted at 1 p.m. Monday in the Price City Cemetery, Price, Utah. Curtis-Bright Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

HIMES: Robert L. Himes, 80, a longtime resident of Albuquerque, passed away Thursday, Jan. 15. He was preceded in death by his, daughter, Dorothy H. Gibbs, and his sister, Virginia Scudder. He is survived by his wife, Petra; his daughters, Bobbie Himes-Hadfield and husband, Fred, ôf’Gastonia, N.C., Carolyn Gillespie and husband,’ Dean, of Dana Point, Calif., and Mi9helle Caldwell and husband Michael of Albuquerque;; ~his wife helen Bernard L. Himes, and his wife, Helen, of Silver City; and a sister, Mary Louise Begley, and husband, Carl, of Albuquerque. Mr. Himes and his wife of 61 years had 10 grandchildren and I I great-grandchildren. He was active civically and politically in Grant County. In his mid-20s, he was elected and served two terms on the City Council of Bayard. At age 30, he was elected mayor in Bayard and was the youngàst mayor in New Mexico. While in office, he was instrumental in revamping the chamber of commerce and bringing new sewer lines and waterlines to the community. He also lobbied and secured a new telephone system for the community. After moving to Albuquerque in 1958, his interests varied from the ownership of various retail businesses to his retirement, as a general contractor. Mr. Himes was an avid fisherman and outdoorsman. Memorial services will be held at Sandia Funeral Care in Albuquerque. I-I?

Himes: Miss Emily Himes, former superintendent of Hillcrest General Hospital and a prominent figure in New Mexico nursing circles, died early Tuesday in the hospital. She was 58. A native of Williamsport, Pa., Miss Himes received her nurse's training at St. Luke's Hospital in New York City and later was superintendent of nurses at St. Luke's Convalescent Home in Greenwich, Conn. She came to Grant County in 1946 and went to work at the Santa Rita Hospital. Later, she worked at Hillcrest and wassuperintendent in 1949. For several years she was school nurse at New Mexico Western College and more recently returned to Hillcrest, where she was employed at the time of her death. Miss Himes was active in health organizations in New Mexico and Grant county. She served as president of the Grnat County Tuberculosis Association and the first of this year became health specialist for the organization. She was among those who reactivated the New Mexico State Nurses Association and was treasurer of the state group as well as an active worker in the District 12 chapeter of the association. A resident of Pinos Altos, Miss Himes at one timewas co-owner of the Pinos Altos store with Mrs. Pauling Quost. Survivors are a brother William Loudon Himes, Pittsburgh, Pa.; twonephews B. L. Himes, Hurley, and R. L. Himes, Vanadium; two nieces, Mrs. C. V. Scudder, El Paso, and Mrs. Carl Begley, Albuquerque. In addition there are nephews and nieces in the East. Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at 4 o'clock at the Church of the Good Shepherd with Rev. David E. Holt officiating. Burial will be in the Pinos Altos cemetary. Cox Mortuary is in charge of funeral arrangements. Those desiring to do so, may make contributions to the Grant County Tuberculosis Association.

HHinckley: Guillermo A. Hinckley Jr., 70, a resident of Central for30 years, passed away Thursday at his home. Mr. Hinckley was born Oct. 31, 1922, in El Paso, Texas, to Guillermo and Hortencia Hinckley. He was a veteran of World War II, serving with the U.S. Army Air Corps. Mr. Hinckley is survived by his two nephews, Blas Jurado of Yuba City, Calif., and Pedro Jurado of Buena Park, Calif., and five nieces, Eulalia Romo and Maria Elena Rivera, both of Central, Thomasa Jurado of Deming, and Pilar Luna and Lucia Jurado, both of El Paso. He was preceded in death by his sister, Maria Jurado, on Sept. 1, 1989. The prayer vigil wqill be held Monday at 7 p.m. at Curtis-Bright Funeral Home with Deacon Johnny Perez officiating. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the Santa Clara Catholic Church in Central with the Rev. Michael Lindsay as officiant. Interment will followin Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Arrangements are by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home of Silver City.inckley: Guillermo A. Hinckley Jr., 70, a resident of Central for30 years, pas

HINDMAN: Bonnie Hindman, 84, a Silver City resident, entered eternal rest Thursday, May 14, at Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque. Arrangements for a memorial service are pending.

HINDMAN: Bonnie Hindman, 84, entered into eternal rest Thursday, May 14, at Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque. She was born Dec. 20, 1913, to Albert Roy Hickson and Cora L. Hickson on the family farm north of Bronson, Kan., where her father was born and died. She attended Bronson Public Schools and after graduating from high school, she taught~ in country schools in the Bronson area for ;several years. In order to take her twin sisters to their schools and go on to her own school, she learned to drive her parents’ Model T Ford in the pasture at the farm. The trio was well-known as the Hickson Girls.” She attended Pittsburg State College in Pittsburg, Kan. She was married to Ralph McCrary, a public school administrator and teacher, in 1937. One daughter, Beverly, was born to this union. Mr. McCrary preceded her in death. She moved to New Mexico in 1947 with her family, living in Madrid, Las Cruces and Santa Fe. She was active in school food service in New Mexico for 17 years. She began working in the school lunch program in Las Cruces in 1958, moving to Santa Fe in 1964. In 1966, she was employed as a liaison consultant in the State Department of Education School Food Service Program, where she remained until her retirement in 1975. She was loved and respected everyone with whom she worked, as evidenced by the many tributes she received~ when she retired. On Sept. 12, 1969, she was married to Dr. Darrell Hindman. They lived and worked in Santa Fe and throughout New Mexico until their retirement from the State Department of Education, when they moved to their ranch southwest of Silver City. Mrs. Hindman’s. great loves were her flowers and cooking. She and Mr Hindman spent many happy hours planting and enjoying her flowers and traveling in New Mexico and throughout the country. “Bonnie’s Kitchen” was well-known to relatives and friends, who were always welcome. A memorial flower garden is planned at the family ranch where she will be at rest. She is survived by her devoted husband, Darrell Hindman, with whom she spent 28 wonderful years; a daughter: Beverly McCrary of Santa Fe; a sister, Della Jacobs, and her husband, Charles, of Albuquerque; twin sisters; Flora Nell Whitmore and her husband, Junior, of Lords-burg, and Mary Belle Williamson of Oklahoma City; a sister-in-law, Nelda Hinciman Trisco of York; Neb.; and a sister-in-law, Lottie Hindman Bryant, and her husband, Lowell, of Newton, Kan. Many nieces and nephews and a host of friends also mourn her loss. Mrs. Hindman was preceded in death by her father, Albert “Bert” Hickson; her mother, Cora “Codie” Hickson; a sister, Ellen Osborn; and a brother, Roy Hickson. She was a devout Christian in word and deed, and was a member of the Presbyterian Church. She was a wonderful wife, mother and sister. Mrs. Hindman always put others first and to know her was to love her. Memorial services wiIl be held at 10~30 a.m. Friday, June 5, at the United Methodist Church. The Rev. Scott Penrod will preside. Special music will be provided by Millie Clark

Hines: The Veterans Administration Hospital at Fort Bayard has been notified of the death of Gen. Frank T. Hines on Sunday, April 3 at Mt. Alto V.A. Hospital. General Hines was the first Administrator of Veterans Affairs. Toney Ehrman, a long-time employee of Fort Bayard, vividly remembers General Hines' visit to this station in 1924. According to Mr. Ehrman, Administrator Hines' brother, Edward, made many inspection tours of Fort Bayard. Sumner G. Whittier, Resident Administrator, speaking from Salt Lake City, Utah, concerning General Hines, said: "The State of Utah and all of America lost an outstanding citizen and patriot in the passing of Gen. Frank T. Hines. General Hines' many accomplishments reflected great credit on Utah, the state where he was born, attended college and embarked on an illustrious military career. In office under five Presidents, first as Director of the U.S. Veterans Bureau, then as Administrator of Veterans Affairs, General Hines ably served America's millions of veterans for more than twenty two years. His death is mourned not only by the many veterans assisted by the Veterans Administration, but by thousands of V.A. employees who knew and admired him as the competent head of that vast agency. As a military leader, as a business man, as the first Administrator of Veterans Affairs, as Ambassador to Panama, and in his many other activities, General Hines served with distinction, his Nation and his fellow men in a long and useful life. With his passing the Nation has lost one of its great leaders." Approximately one-third of the present employees and most of the retired employees of Fort Bayard had the pleasure of serving under General Hines.

Hines: Jess L. Hines, 81, of Glenwood, a retired rancher who had resided in Catron and Grant Counties for the past 46 years, died March 25 at Hillcrest General Hospital following an extended illness. Survivors of the deceased are: his widow, Mrs. Edith Hines of Glenwood; a daughter, Mrs. Henry Fuller of Silver City; a step-son, Joe Saunders of Glenwood; one grandson; a brother, Lloyd Hines of Globe, Ariz; and a sister, Mrs. Helen Nichols of Globe. The Rev. John Rebman conducted funeral services under the direction of the Curtis Mortuary, at 2 p.m. Monday in the Community Church at Glenwood. Interment was in the Glenwood Cemetery.

The Rev. Alvin Hinkston, 47, who formerly served as pastor of the First Baptist Church at Bayard, died Tuesday in El Paso, Tex., where he had resided for the past ten years. Mr Hinkston was a veteran of World War II, and had held pastral duties at Grandview Baptist Church, Fairacres Baptist Church in Las Cruces, the Bayard church, where he served for nine years and led in the building of a new church. Survivors include the widow of the deceased, Mrs. Alice Hinkston of El Paso; two daughters, Mrs. Marilyn Lorier of Rosemead, Calif., Mrs. Janet Estes of Glendale, Ariz.; his pàrents, Mr. and Mrs. Otis Hinkston of Shabbona, Ill.; two sisters, Mrs. Ted Woods of Piano, Iii., and Mrs. Eulah Cook of Sycamorc,’Ill.; two brothers, Harry and Edwin Hinkston of Shabbona, and two grandsons. Funeral services were held Saturday in the Harding-Orr & Mc. Daniel Pershing Drive Chapel, El Paso, with the Rev. Elmer Dunham and the Rev. Wayne Au-mon officiating. Internment was made Monday in the Ft. Bliss National Cemetery.

 HINOJOSA: Mary Torres Hinojosa, 86, a resident of Santa Clara, entered into eternal rest Monday, April 5, at her home. She was born Oct. 13, 1912, in Rodey, N.M., to Estevan and Paulita (Garcia) Torres, and was raised in Fierro. Mrs. Hinojosa retired from Fort Bayard Medical Center as a dietitian. She was a member of the Santa Clara senior citizens group and active in the senior citizens Olympics. She enjoyed traveling and visiting with her family. She was a loving mother, grand- mother and great-grand- mother, and will be greatly missed. Calling hours will be from 4-7 p.m. Thursday at Baca's Funeral Chapels with the prayer vigil starting at 7. The Santa Clara Funeral Ministry will recite the rosary. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Friday at 11 a.m. at the Santa Clara Catholic Church with Father Michael Lindsay officiating. The rite of committal and burial will follow at the Fierro Cemetery. Mrs. Hino- josa is survived by two sons, Fidel T. Hinojosa and his wife, Susan, of Silver City, and Arturo T. Hinojosa and his wife, Jean, of Marietta, Calif.; two daughters, Priscilla Portillo and her husband, John, of Silver City, and Viola Hinojosa of Santa Clara; one sister, Julia Cardenas of Bayard; a special cousin, Frances Gonzales; 13 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. Casket bearers will be Steven Montoya, Michael Montoya, Art Hinojosa Jr., Fidel A. Hinojosa, John W. Portillo, Pablo Portillo, Jermiah Portillo, Robert Escobar, Debbie Gallardo, Cissy Smith, Mary Padilla, Jeanette Portillo, Kathy Whittaker, Debbie Escobar and Irene Escobar. Honorary bearers will be Abel and Santiago Hinojosa, Steve Young, David Esco- bar, John Portillo, Danny Aguilar, Ernest Torres, and Fort Bayard Medical Center staff of Ward 1 East. E n- trusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive. Phone 388-2334.

Hinojosa: Bersave Valencia Hinojosa, 72, a lifelong resident of San Lorenzo, died Friday in her home. She was born July 9, 1916, in San Lorenzo; was engaged in farming and ranching; and was a member of the Catholic Church. No visitation will be held. Rosary recitation will be Sunday evening at 7 in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday at 10 a.m. at the Hanover Catholic Church with the Rev. Melchor Dano officiating. Interment will follow in the Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Survivors include her husband, Santiago Hinojosa of San Lorenzo; two daughters, Ella H. Colcleasure of San Lorenzo, and Dora H. Moore and her husband, Jim, of Mesilla; one brother, JesusValencia of San Lorenzo; and one grandson, Justin Ross Hinojosa of San Lorenzo. Casket bearers will be Felipe Becerra, John Lloyd Merino, Willie Zapata, Chester Hupp, Jim Moore and Oscar Hinojosa. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Hinojosa: Luis H. Hinojosa, 60, died Friday, Nov. 16, in Hanover. Mr Hinojosa was born in Marfa, Texaas and had been a long time resident of Grant County where he was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church. He is survived by his wife, Genoveva Hinojosa of Hanover, seven daughters, Beatrice M. Moreno of Long Beach, California, Juliette M. Smith and Erlindsa H. Moreno both of Las Cruces, Anita H. Jaurequi and Angela H. Sifuentes bothof Silver City, Louisa H. Montenegro of Bayard, Emilia H. De La Torre of Hanover, two sisters, Natalia H. Rivera of Mesquite, New Mexico, Connie H. Benavidez of La Mesa, New Mexico, two brothers, Jimmy H. Hinojosa of San Lorenzo, Abel H. Hinojosa of San Miguel, New Mexico and twelve grandchildren. Rosary recitation was Sunday evening, Nov. 18, in the Curtis-Bright Chapel. Mass of the Resurrection waas held Monday moorning, Nov. 19, at the Holy Family Catholic Church in Hanover with the Revernd Father Benito Syen officiating at both services. Burial followed in Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Ricardo Moreno, Raul Victor Smith, Alfredo Moreno, Candelario Jaurequi, Larry Sifuentes, Augustine Montenegro and Mike De La Torre.

Hinojosa: Mary Lou Hinojosa, 53, a resident of Mira Loma,Calif. and former resident of Santa Rita, entered eternal rest Tuesday in Riverside, Calif., after an extended illness. She was born Aug. 27, 1942 in Santa Rita to Antonio and Cecilia Garcia. She had lived in Mira Loma, Calif. for several years.. Ms Hinojosa is survived by her son, Fidel Hinojosa and his wife, Susan of Anaheim, Calif.; and three daughters, Bernadine Nigro and her husband, Rocco of New Jersey, Debra Jean Gallardo and her husband, Louis of Whittier, Calif. and Cissy Smith and her husband, Scott of Hollywood,Calif. She is also survived by her two sisters, Tommie Gallegos and her husband, Jerry of Albuquerque and Barbara Rivera and her companion, Jesus Candelaria of Central; 10 grandchildren; and numerous uncles, aunts, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents. Calling hours for Ms Hinojosa will be from 4-7 p.m. Sunday at Baca's Funeral Chapels, followed by the rosary. The Mass of resurrection will be celebrated Monday morning at 10 at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic church in Bayard. The Rev. Paulus Kao will officiate over both services. Concluding services and burial will follow at the Hanover Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Paul Rivera, Luis Gallardo, Jesus Candelaria, Manuel Puentes, Salvador Puentes and Jerry Gallegos. Entrusted to the care or Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Albert Hinricha of T or C, father of John Hinricha of Silver City, diet Friday at the Presbyterian hospital in Albuquerque from complications following surgery there Wednesday. Other immediate survivors in include Hinricha’s widow, Mrs. Henrietta Hinricha of T or C; another son, Henry of Albuquerque; his daughters, Mrs. Varna Mae Coldwell of Dallas, Mr and Mrs. Mary Keller of California; seven grandchildren, and two brothers. The funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Monday, under the direction of the Trench Mortuary, with burial in Albuquerque.

Hintz: Joseph A. Hintz, 60, employed by Chino Mines Division Kennecott Copper Corp.at Santa Rita as a boiler maker helper for 12 years died last Thursday. since Feb. 7, 1957 he had been on theinactive sick list and resided at Turnerville. Surviving is a daughter, Mrs. M.B. Hart, of Bloomfield, N.M. and three grandchildren Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Cox Mortuary Chapel. Interment took place in the National cemetery at Fort Bliss, Texas.

Hipp: Charles Hipp, a resident of Silver City, entered life eternal Friday at his residence. Services are pending at Baca's Funeral Chapels. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Hipp: Laura J. Hipp, 84, a resident of Fort Bayard, passed away Monday morning after a long illness. She is survived by her daughters, Joyce Earls and Jacqueline Krajeski, both of Deming; two granddaughters; two grandsons, five great-grandsons; and two great-granddaughters. She was born to William A. Peppers and Sarah T. Jones on Jan. 7, 1905, in Lonedale, Mo. She was a memberof the Eastern Star and the Rebakahs in Toledo, Ohio. Graveside services were today at 2 p.m. in the Desert Lawn Cemetery in Deming with the Rev. George Martinez conducting the service. The Wheeler Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Hire: Verna E. Hire, 78, of Las Cruces passed away Sunday at Fort Bayard Medical Center. Arrangements are pending through Curtis-Bright Funeral Home of Silver City.

HIRSCHMANN: Rudolf Hirschmann, 77, a three-year resident of Silver City, entered life eternal Friday evening at Gila Regional Medical Center. Mr. Hirschmann was born Aug. 13, 1920, in Germany to Julius and Anna Gebel Hirschmann. He worked as a civil engineer for most of’ his life. He is survived by his sister, Ruth Cohn of Cleveland, and his close friend, Gretchen Nielson of Tucson. Entrusted to Baca’s

Hite: Mrs. Etta Hite, 74, a native of Gertrude, TX., who had resided in Silver City most of her life, died at her home here Saturday. Survivors are seven daughters, Miss Violet Hite of Silver City, Mrs. O.W. Gilbert of Flint, MI.; Mrs. C.B. Holladay and Mrs. J.D. Cantrell, both of Mesa, AZ.; Mrs. J.E. Roach of Erway Beach, HI; Mrs. Leslie Beyers of Dryden, WA.; and Mrs. Eldon Marshall of AZ.; two brothers, W.C. Holcomb of Oakdale, CA.; 25 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held Tuesday in the chapel of the Curtis Mortuary, with the Rev. T.J. Lemons of the First Assembly of God Church officiating. Burial was in Memory Lane Cemetery.

Hoaglund: John M. Hoaglund, who was the superintendent of building and

Donna Belle Hobble, 77, a resident of Central for forty years passed away Saturday, March 5, in Tucson. She is survived by two sons, William L. Hubble of Bakersfield, Calif., Teddy Hubble of Silver City, two daughters, Mrs. Virginia Moore of Bakersfield, Calif., Mrs. Lorraine Matthew of Tucson, Az., twelve grandchildren, and twelve great grandchilden. Funeral services were Tuesday, March 8, in the Curtis -Bright Funeral Chapel with Rev. Francis Roundtree officiating. Interment followed in Memory Lane Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Mrs. Hobble’s grandsons.

Mrs Wesley Hobbs a former resident of Grant County died Saturday in Southwest General hospital in Texas, following a long illness She was the former Goldia Foster, sister of Fred W Foster of Silver City She was a former teacher for the county elementary school system and attended New Mexico Western college. Funeral serviced were held in Truth or Consequences where burial took place.

Roy C Hobbs, 58, died at his home in Reserve Saturday evening. Mr. Hobbs had been a resident of Reserve for the past 31 years and was a retired U.S. Forest Service employee. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mattie F. Hobbs, of Reserve; two-daughters, Mrs. Zelda Kilman of Amarillo arid Mrs. Sue Spurgeon of Reserve;, his mother, Mrs. C A. Hobbs, also of Reserve; and nine grandchildren. Graveside services were held in the Reserve Cemetery at 2p.m. Tuesday with the Rev: Harold E. Dykstra of The First Presbyterian Church of Reserve officiating. Casket bearers were Porfirio Armijo, Charles Heald, Glen McCarty, Billy Kiehne, Dwayne Warrick, and B.H. Burmingham. The Curtis~Bright Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Hobbs; Funeral Services were held for Helen Hobbs, 55, of Milan, NM at the Church of Christ in Grants. Helen was born at the old hospital in Santa Rita and was a graduate of the old Hurley High School. She lived in the area until 1947 when she and her husband, Charles Hobbs moved to Grants. She was active in civic affairs and in the Grants public schools. Survivors include her husband, Charles of the home; her mother, Rebecca Wedell of Milan; a son, Kenneth Hobbs of Milan; a brother, Roy Wedell, Jr, of Milan; two sisters, Jane Warden of Grants and Wanda Stiggins of Orlando, Fl. and three grandchildren, Shaunda, Stephanie and Kenneth W. Hobbs of Milan. She was preceded in death by one son, Steve.

Mrs. Lee Jones was notified this week of the death of her father Sam Hocking, Peru, Ill. Mr. Hocking made many acquaintances when he visited Silver City in 1946. Mrs. Johns, with her three children Mark, Bonnie Lee and Kim returned last month from an extended visit with her parents in Peru.

HODGE: Hugh Lenox Hodge Jr., 67, died Thursday, March 18, at Fort Ba- yard Medical Center. He was born March 29, 1931, in La Jolla, California, to Hugh Lenox Hodge and Gladys Chapman Smith. He was raised on the XSX ranch on the East Fork of the Gila River. He attended Rumsey Hall in Connecticut, followed by Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire. Subsequently, he graduated from Duke Uni- versity in Durham, North Carolina, with a degree in economics. He was affiliated with' Sigma Nu social fra- ternity at the university. He completed his master's de- gree at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. In addition, he was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, having served during the Korean War. He was employed as an economist with the Department of Commerce and Mountain Bell Telephone Co. (now U S West Communications) in Washington, D.C., and Denver, Colorado, respectively. Later, he returned to Silver City to co-manage the family ranch. Mr. Hodge is survived by two sons, Hugh Lenox "Chip" Hodge 111 and his wife, Barbara, of Lafayette, Louisiana, and John Tyier Hodge of Denver, Colorado; a grandson, William Lenox Hodge; a brother, Edward W. Hodge of Denver, Colorado; and four nieces. He was preceded in death by his brother, An- drew W. Hodge of Tucson, Arizona. A memorial service will be held at 2 Tuesday afternoon at the Church of the Good Shepherd, 615 N. Texas St Silver city. In Lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the First United Methodist Church, Silver City, New Mexico; the Uni- versity of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas; New Mexico State Police Association, Albuquerque, New Mexico; or a church or charity of one's choice. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels of Silver City, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive. Phone 388-2334.

Hodge: Andrew W. Hodge, 60, a resident of Tucson, Ariz., died Saturday. He was a former columnist for the Silver City Enterprise. He is survived by his wife, Alex Hodge of Tucson; a daughter, Hilary Hodge of Tucson; his brothers, Hugh L. Hódge of Silver City and Tod Hodge of Denver; and a cousin, Chauncey Dewey of Washington, D.C. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Pima County Mounted Sheriffs Posse or to the Tucson Medical Center hospice program. Mr. Hodge was past president of the Pima County Mounted Sheriffs Posse. He served three years with the U.S. Air Force as a first lieutenant. Mr. Hodge was an instructor of investment courses at Pima Community College and a guest lecturer at the University of Arizona. A memorial gathering will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. in the Hodge home at Rincon Creek Ranch in Arizona. Arrangements are by Bring Funeral Home of Tucson.

HODGES: Bradford Huntoon Hodges, 89, of Silver City passed away Monday, Nov. 16, in Horizon Southwest Nursing Home. Memorial services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday in the Church of the Good Shepherd with Father Gene Hutchins. Mr. Hodges was born Dec. 28, 1908, in Indiana, the son of Dr. Fletcher Hodges and Rebecca Andrews Hodges, who preceded him in death in 1995. He is survived by a daughter, Ann Louise Hodges, and a granddaughter, Laura Elizabeth Yates, both of Albuquerque; a , brother, Fletcher Hodges Jr.; a sister, Anne Garrison of Illinois; nieces, Stella Brown and her husband, Norman, of Orlando, Fla., Rebecca Tracy and her husband; Robert, of Berkeley, Calif:, Marsha Henline of North “Carolina, and Susan Hodges and Victoria Carruthers, both of California; nephews, John Hodges and his wife, Ingola, of Washington, D.C., Fletcher Hodges III and his wife, Chantal, of New York-City, Arthur Hodges and his, wife, Eloise, of Essex, Mass., Daniel Garrison an3-his wife, Tina, of Evanston III., Andrew Garrison and his’ wife, Cecilia, of Oxford, Ohio, Kenneth Nordstrom of North Carolina and Edward”, Hodges; a sister-in-law, Alice Hodges of California;, special friend of the family,,’ Felipa Rodriguez of Hurley.;,’ and numerous other relatives. Mr. Hodges attended Shortridge High School in Indianapolis, Ind. He attended Butler University in; Indianapolis, Indiana University in Indianapolis in Bloomington and the University of Michigan. After college, Mr. Hodges; went into the sales business for himself. A few years after college, he enlisted in the U.S. Air Corps and served for four years during World I War II. After the service, he re-entered his career in sales, then later went to work for American Airlines as a mechanic. Mr. Hodges worked at O’Hare International Air-port and Midway Airport in the Chicago area for many years. After his retirement, he moved to Silver City, where he and his wife enjoyed doing volunteer work for several organizations, nursing homes and the hospital. He was a member of the Audubon Society, and enjoyed the fellowship and singing in several churches in the area. Mr. Hodges was attending the Church of the Good Shepherd. He enjoyed anything that had to do with trains, specially older trains. Mr. Hodges will be remem-bered for his charm, wit and great sense of humor, and will be missed by everyone who knew him. He touched the lives of everyone he met.In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Grant County Humane Society, P.O. Box 1973, Silver City, NM 88062. Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrrangements.

Word was received in Silver City Monday of the death in Tucumcari of John Milton Hodges, father of Districtt Attorney J. V. Hodges of Silver City. lie was ~)1. Mr. lIo(lgeS was a native of Tennessee and came to Tucumcari 41 years ago. He held the offices of county commissioner, state .Sentator, DistrIC judge l)istrict Attorney, Hodges left Silver Cily Monday for Tucuincai where he at attended the funeral .services of his father Wednesday. Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. H. S. Walton of El Paso, Mrs. Sam Stratton and Mrs. Gus Morison, Tucumcari, four sons, J. C. Hodges of Los Angeles, Joseph W. Hodges, Silver City, 3. M. Hodges of Lordsburg and r. H. Hodges, Tucumcarj, a brother, Henry Hodges, Henderson,

Joseph W Hodges, ‘73. prominent Silver City attorney for many vears and widely known in New Mexican legal circles. died early Monday morning in Hillcrest Hospital, where he was under treatment following a heart attack. Born in Jacks Hall. Tenn August 16 1892. Mr Hodges came to New Mexico in1907. He attended New Mexico normal school from which he graduated and completed his education at Washington and Lee University in Virginia where he received his law degree in 1915 and returned to Silver City where he began law practice in which he had an outstanding career. He was a veteran of WW I serving in France with the U S Army. After the war he returned to Silver City. He served as State Senator from grant county and in 1932 was elected district attorney of the Sixth Judicial District serving for four terms extending over 16 years. As a member of American Legion of foreign Wars and the Elks lodge Mr Hodges was active in all these organizations. He was a deacon of the Grant county bar association and also held membership in the New Mexico bar association and the American association. As a trial lawyer he appeared in many notable cases in the district court and state supreme court and had an extensive practice. He was recognized in state legal circles for his ability. Survivors are his wife Mrs Eva Hodges, a daughter Mrs Eva Hodges Watt of Denver; three sons, Joseph W Hodges attorney in Oxnard Ca; Capt. Robert C Hodges U S Army Germany, and district judge Norman Hodges of Silver city, and five grandchildren. Funeral services were- held at 2 p.m Wednesday In the Curtis Mortuary chapel Conducting the rites were the Rev, Samuel Thompson of the Presbyterian Church; the Rev. Clifton Benderson, of the Episcopal Church and Rev. Harold Johnson of the Santa Rita Community church. Internment was In the mausoleum In Memory Lane. Serving as pallbearers were Jonnie McDonald, Robert Stepp, E C Serna. S Wayne Woodbury Bartley B. McDonald and Frank Bowman Attending the funeral were all members of the family, Including Mrs. Watt, of Denver and Majoe Robert who who flew home, from Germany for the services.

Funeral. services were held for Mrs. Eva Hodges, a 53 -year resident of the area on Wednesday at the Curtis-Bright Funeral. Home. The Rev. James Mc CleIland’of the First United’ Presbyterian Church officiated. Mrs. Hodges, the widow of Judge Joseph W. Hodges who preceded, her in death a number of years ago, died Sunday morning, following an extended illness. Mrs. Hodges was a native of Trinidad, Colo, and received her early schooling there and in Santa Fe, graduating from High School in ‘Denver, Colo. She attended ‘Barnard CoIlege in New York City, attended Denver. University and was graduated in 1917 from Colorado College in Colorado Springs. Following graduation. Mrs. Hodges taught school, in Colorado for two years, coming to Silver City in 1919 where she was’ secretary for the America!’ Red Cross. She arid Mr. Hodges were married in 1920. She was açtivè in community arid cultural’ affairs, being a member of the ‘American’ Association of Univérsity Women; a member of the Silver City Music Club; of the AG Chapter, P.E.O. and was a past president of the Silver City Women’s Club. Survivors include, her Sons, Judge Norman Hodges of Silver City. Joseph Hodges, Jr. of Oxnarad, Calif., and Lt. Co!. Robert Hodges of Leavenworth, Kan. A daughter. Mrs. Eva H. Watts of’ Golden Colo. , four grand children; and a sister, Mrs. Joyce Côcanoer of Wichita ‘Falls, Tex. Family’ members have requested that those who wish ‘to rnake memorial’ contributions in the name of Mrs. ‘Hodges to the public library or to a favorite charity.

Mrs. Joseph W. Hodges has recieved word of the death of Mrs. Clara Gookins in Loveland1 Colo. on June 25 Mrs Gookins was for some years head og the home economics department at New Mexico State Teachers college, now WNMU. She leaves a daughter Mrs Helen Muhlebradt of Los Angeles.

Hodges: Jean Schutz Hodges passed away July 31 in Grants Pass, Ore. She was born in 1916 in Silver City, where she attended grade school and high school. Her parents were Adolph "Ada" and Jewell "Dewey" Nichols Schutz. Both parents were from pioneer Silver City families. Among the survivors are a sister, Jerry Schutz York, and her husband, Melvin York, formerly of Silver City and now of El Monte, Calif.; a son, Steve; a daughter, Jerry; a granddaughter, Becky, who was living with Mrs. Hodges; and two cousins, Nick Munroe, formerly of Silver City, and Ray Sensanbaugher of Silver City. Mrs. Hodges, like her mother, was a musician. She also enjoyed caring for any cat that needed a home.

Hodges: Louise Nordstrom Hodges, 85, a resident of Silver City for the past 25 years, passed away Thursday at her home. She was born June 17, 1909 to Nels Peter and Hulda Josephine (Waddell) Nordstrom in Cadillac, Mich. She graduated from Cadillac High School in 1925 as class valedictorian. She went on to attend Columbia Union College in Washington, D.C. graduating in 1929 with a nursing degree. Upon graduation she enlisted in the U.S. Army reserves. She was stationed at Walter Reed Hospital in Washington, D.C. Among the sick and injured patients she cared for was Gen. "Blackjack" Pershing. Her years of service earned her the rank of first lieutenant. On Feb. 14, 1939 she joined Bradford H. Hodges in marriage. She was a charter member of the Grant County Humane Society, the Gila Regional Medical Center Auxiliary and a garden club. She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Bradford H. Hodges of Silver City; a daughter, Ann Louise Hodges of Albuquerque; a granddaughter, Laura Beth Yates, also of Albuquerque; and a niece, Estella Brown of Trinidad, West Indies. She was preceded in death by her parents, Nels Peter and Hulda Josephine Nordstrom in 1917 and a brother, Ronald Nordstrom, in 1964. A memorial service will be held Monday at 3 p.m. at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd with the Rev. Robert Ihlefeld officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Grant County Humane Society, P.O. Box 1973, SilverCity, NM 88062. Family members selected Curtis-Bright Funeral Home to serve them.

HODSON: Visitation for Marvel Ardene Hodson, 83, ofDeming will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Baca's Funeral Chapel where the services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday. Hodson died Jan. 20 at Health Park Care Center in Fort Myers, Fla. She was preceded in death by her husband Richard Hodson. Survivors include her sons, J..I Thomas Hodson, John C. Hodson, both of Fla.; nine grand- children and seven great-grand- children.

Hofacket: Russell C. "Rusty" Hofacket, 67, a longtime Deming resident, died at his home. Visitation is today fron 2-7 at Baca's Funeral Chapels in Deming. The funeral service will be held Saturday morning at the First Methodist Church with Dr. Kenneth Long, Pastor of the First Baptist Church, officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. Mr. Hofacket was born Feb. 22, 1925, in Levelland, Texas. He was a lifelong educator, serving as a teacher and coach until 1982, when he retired. Upon his retirement, he served as a physical therapist and probate judge, and as sports columnist for the Deming Headlight. He was a graduate of Western New Mexico University and served in the U. S. Navy during World War II. He was a member of the Levelland Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Katy Hofacket of the home; a son, Mike, and his wife, Vicki, of Deming; a daughter, Paula Weber, and her husband, Karl, of Baldwin, Md.; two brothers, Vernon Hofacket of Boise, idaho, and Owen Hofacket of Canton, Okla.; and six grandchildren, Leandra, Jarod, Brandon and Adriana Hofacket, and Patricia and Russell Weber. He was preceded in death by a son, Rick Hofacket, and a brother, Woodrow Hofacket. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions to the Rusty Hofacket Scholarship Fund in care of First New Mexico Bank, 300 S. Gold, Deming, N.M. 88030. Pallbearers will be Rick Patterson, Dan Anderson. Don Hill, Jarod Hofacket, Bill Klement and Abe Alba. Baca's Funeral Chapels is in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. David Lee Hog, 32, of Las Cruces, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. R. Edmonson of Silver City, died Sunday in Providence Memorial Hospital, El Paso, after a brief illness. Survivors besides her parents are her husband; a son, David; twosisters, Mrs. J. B. Hearn, Palisades, Colo., and Mrs. J W. King, El Paso, and a brother, Robert B. Edmonson, El Paso. Funeral services will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at the Graham Mortuary Chapel in Las Cruces, followed by burial in Memorial Cemetery.

Hogan: Mrs. Venica Kay Hogan, 32, died in Hillcrest Hospital Saturday evening as a result of injuries received in an auto accident near Tyrone. Mrs. Hogan was a native of Russell, Kan., and had lived in Tyrone for the past 18 months. Survivors include her husband, Billy Neal Hogan of Tyrone; two sons, Derek Glen and Jammes Neil, both of Tyrone; one daughter, Michele of Tyrone; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ira A. Embry of Hereford, Ariz., two brothers, Bob Embry of Bisbee, Ariz. and Danny Embry of Tucson, Ariz.; four sisters, Mrs. Wanda Wei, of Hereford, Tex., Mrs. Dolores Palmer of Hutchinson, Kan., Mrs. Dorma Lee Reese of Tucson and Mrs. Loretta Soper of Wichita, Kan. Funeral services were held in the First Assembly of God Church in Silver City at 10 a.m. Tuesday with the Rev. W.W. Wooten officiating. Interment was in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Bisbee, at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday. Pallbearers were Ervin Dinwiddie, Emory Somoskie, Quinton Sazon, Ted Jacobs, Hal Swartzendruber and Archie Keene. Curtis-Bright Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

L. 0. Hogberg left Silver City Dec. 18 for a flight to Osthernmer, Sweden, upon receiving notification of a fatal heart attack suffered by his mother, Mrs. Augusta Hogberg. Hogberg was joined for the flight, in Los Angeles, by his sister, Mrs. Thelma Buell of Santa Ana, Calif. Funeral services and burial for the deceased will be held Dec. 26 at Osthemmer, Sweden.

HOGE: Garlyn Mae Hoge, 79, died Thursday, Aug. 13, at her home to Silver City following a brief bout with cancer. She was born Aug. 27, 1918, to Nimrod May Evatt and Cora Mae (Holland) Evatt in May, Texas. She married William “Bill” Hoge on Dec. 28, 1941, in Breckenridge, Texas. She was preceded in death by her father, in 1925; her mother, in 1975; and her husband, in January 1997. Also preceding her were all seven siblings, Veda Strong in 1996; Reginald “Reg” Evatt, 1941; Maxine Caffey, 1997; R.N. “Jack” Evatt, 1967; Baxter Evatt, 1994; Billie Bagley,. 1993; and Martha “Eatherly” Collins, 1996. Her nephews, Jerry Don Evatt and James W. Strong, and - great~nephew; Kenneth Baxter Fischer, also preceded her in death. Survivors include nieces In~ nephews, Doris Strong Saybr of Odessa, Texas, Barbara Jo Cäffey Johnson Of Waco, Texas, Eddie Evatt of Hanover, Lawrence Wayne Bagley of Amarillo, Texas, Nim Evatt of Philadelphia, Bill, Evatt of Bayard, Ray Lynn Bagley of Texas, Sue Evatt Fischer of Silver City, Maritia Eatherly Haws of Fort Worth, Texas, Lennie Eatherly Ables of Caidwell, Texas, Jeanie Albus of Wichita Falls, Texas, Terry Evans of Throckmorton, Texas, Owota Robertson of Catoosa, Okla., Frances Sundberg of Brokenarrow, Okla., and Rosa Marie Reynolds of Fort Worth; three sisters-in-law, Opal Evatt of Bayard, Vesta Evatt Rankin of El Paso, Texas, and Alice Hoge Taylor of Albuquerque-and-two brothers-in-law, Raymond Bagley Of Sidney, Texas, and Bob Brown of Fort Worth. She is also survived by other numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, some of whom live in the Silver City area, and many in Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado and Hawaii. Many wonderful friends also survive her. Mrs. Hoge was a graduate of Daniel Baker College in Brownwood, TX. She worked as a nurses aid and a teacher before marrying Bill Hoge who was in the Army. After his discharge, in December,1945, they moved to New Mexico where they ran a furniture store in Bayard. They moved to Rodeo and managed a hotel and Chiricahua farm. They lived in cotton city and managed a packing plant for a few years, then moved again to Lyon’s Lodge i~ 1962 on the East Fork of thë Gila River and ran it as guest ranch. After going to work for the forest and park services, they moved to adobe cabin home on West Fork of the Gila River. The cabin was destroyed in a flood in December 1978 and they lest almost everything4 and started over by building a small house away from the river bottom. Mrs. Hoge reqtired in 1983 and they soon moved to town for health reasons. She worked for the Silver City-Grant County Chamber of Commerce for several years, and was very active on committees for senior citizens, Silver Fest celeebrations, and the Lighte~j Christmas Parade. This year’s Carols of Christmas parade is dedicated to her as just two days.prior to her death. She belonged to Silver City Chapter’ No. 3, Order of the Eastern Star, and Robett Taper Rebekah Lodge No~ 29 in Bayard, where she was serving as secretary. She was also an active volunteer ip the Gila Regional Hospice group. Funeral services will be held Thursday morning ‘at 10 at Baca’s Funeral Chapel with visitation prior to service. Pastor Wayn Salguero of the Bayard United Methodist Church will officiate. Interment will be private at Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Casket beärers. will he David Ficher; Keith Fischer~ Eddy Evatt, Bill Evatt, Curtis Saylor and Richard Robert, son. ‘Honorary bearers are Jim Bayne, Bob, Doyle.,, Harold Servis, Haro1d~ Springer, Chuck Sundberg,’ Harold Albus, Wi1liam~ Johnson, Dr. John Bell, Eric Rathbun, Michael Evatt, Phil Evatt, Bill Burns, Troy. Evatt, Paul Taylor, Tèrry Evans, Sidney Reynolds and. Art Brindley. In- lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Gila Regionaj Hospital Medical Center, Care of Wanda Hall 1313 32nd St ~ Silver City, NM 88061, or The Garlyn Hoge Scholarship Fund, do David Fischer, 23 Cripple Creek Road.. Silver City, NM 88061. Entrusted to Baca’s.

James Godell Hoge,66,wife of C. ‘Malcolm Hoge, of Lincoln, died in Winchester Memorial Hospital July 5 after a week’s hospitalization. Mrs. Hoge, native of Silver City,’ N.M. had~ lived in Loudoun since her marriage to Mr. Hoge in 1935. She was the daughter of Arthur S. and May Beverley Gaddis Goodell.. and was the last member of her immediate farnily~ Mrs. Hoge belonged to the Religious Society of Friends, Goose,.Creek Meeting, Lincoln. Also she had for many years been a member of ‘the Sesame Club and the Home Interest Club, both Loudoun organizations. Her husband is her only survivor. ‘ A memorial service was held in the Friends Meeting House, Lincoln, on Sunday, conducted by the ‘Rev’. Frederick L. Parish, pastor of the Round Baptist Church. Interment in Lincoln Cemetery was private.

Woody Hoge, 64, died Monday evening at Fort Bayard Medical Center after a bug illness. Hoge was born in Throçkmorton, Texas and had been a Grant county resident since 1952. He was a7life-long member of the Baptist Church and served in World War II. A past captain of the Silver City Sheriffs Posse, Hoge was a member of the Bayard V.FW. He is survived by three daughters, Oweta Robertson of Catoosa,. Okla., Francis Sundberg of ‘Arlington, ‘Texas and Annamarie Hoge of Silver City; two sisters, Rosa Lee. Evans of Gordonville, Texas. Geneva Brown of Fort Worth. Texas; one brother, Bill Hoge of Silver City; three grandchildren and numerous nieces and. nephews. Graveside funeral services were held Thursday at Fort Bayard National Cernetery with Rev. C. M. Henderson officiating and Allingham Goldinq Post No. 18 conducting military honors. Serving as pallbearers were Charles Sundberg, Richard Robertson, Joe coe, Frank Baca, Pinkie Maners, and Frank Smith. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Alzhiemers Disease Research PO Box 1368, Albuquerque, 87103 or your favorite charity. Arrangements by Curtis-Bright.

Jane Godell Hoge, 68, wife of C. Malcolm Hoge, of Lincoln, died in Winchester Memorial Hospital July 5 after a week's hospitalization. Mrs. Hoge, native of Silver City, N.M. had lived-in Loudoun since her marriage to Mr. Hoge in 1935. She was the daughter of Arthur S. and May Beverley Gaddis Goodell and was the last member of her immediate family. Mrs. Hoge belonged to the Religious Society of Friends, Goose Creek Meeting, Lincoln. Also she had for many years had been a member of the Sesame Club and the Home Interest Club, both Loudoun organizations. Her husband is her only survivor. A memorial was held in the Friends Meeting House, Lincoln, on Sunday, conducted by the Rev. Fredrick L. Parish, pastor of the Round Baptist Church. Interment in Lincoln Cemetery was private.

HOGE: William H. ‘Bill’ Hoge, 85, a longtime Silver City resident, passed away Saturday at Horizon Southwest in Silver City. Funeral services will be held at 2 Wednesday afternoon at Fort Bayard National Cemetery with Chaplain David Strain officiating. Veterans honors will be accorded by the Giant County veterans groups. He was born Oct. 8, 1911, in Throckrnorton, Texas, to James Hoge and Nina Brogdon. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He married Garlyn Evatt on Dec. 28, 1941, in Breckenridge, Texas. Mr. Hoge had been a Silver City area resident since 1946. He was formerly active in the Bayard Lions Club, and was a former member of the Lordsburg Elks Lodge and the American Legion Red Met~1 Post in Hurley. He retired from the U.S. Parks and Forest Service. Survivors include his loving wife, Garlyn Hoge of the home, and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceding him in death were a brother, Woody Hoge, and two sisters, Geneva Brown and Rosa Lea Evans. Pallbearers will he \ Eddie, Bill, Phillip and Mike Evatt, and Keith and David Fischer, Memorials may be made in his memory to a favorite charity or the Alzheimer Foundation. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels.

Hogeboom: Betty Jean Hogeboom, 67, of Hurley passed away Sept. 1 at her residence. Arrangements are pending through Curtis-Bright Funeral Home of Silver City.

Hoggett: Annie Lee Stapp Hoggett, 94, of Lordsburg passed away Tuesday at Gila Regional Medical Center in Silver City. Mrs. Hoggett was born Sept. 18, 1898--one of 12 children (all of whom preceded her in death)--to Charles and Ruth (Ward) Stapp in Edna, Texas. She married Jack Hoggett on Oct. 5, 1924, in Kimble County, Texas. The Hoggetts moved to New Mexico in 1925. They homesteaded above Animas and raised goats. In 1932, they moved over the mountain to the Rodeo area so their son, Charles, could start school. They continued ranching and raising goats and cattle. When her health began to fail, she moved to Lordsburg and eventually to Sunshine Haven Nursing Home. She is survived by one son, Charles Hoggett of Lordsburg; three granddaughters, Calista Kerr of Gilbert, Ariz., Barbara Hoggett of Lordsburg and Janice Cooper of Anthony, N.M.; five great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and many friends. Her special friends in her later years were many of the employees at Sunshine Haven. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Hoggett, in 1960. A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Mountain View Cemetery in Lordsburg. Ed Kerr will officiate. Arrangements are by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home of Silver City.

HOGUE: Joseph Dóld Hogue, 77, of Fort Bayard Passed away Tuesday; May 5 at Fort Bayard Medical Center Private family services will, be held. Mr. Hogue was born Qct. J3, ,in Canada, theson of Frank Hogue and Almondine Hoguè. He was married to Katherine Casteel.. MrHogue is Survived by his wife; two daughters, Renee. M Hoguè of Dever’ and Victoria Hogue of Spokane, ~ Wash.; and two sons, Ronald Hogue of Watertown, N Y and Michael Hogue of Clayton N Y. Mr Hogue was an oriental rug expert. Bright Funeral Home is in charge. I~ ~SjMMONS: Everette Ho. ward Simmons, 69, of ~Glenwood passed ?away ~Wednesday ~n Pinos Alias. ~ :Services are pending with ~. ~B1ight Funeral Home

Holberg: Funeral Services were conducted today for Pearl Jane Holberg, 93, who passed away at Fort Bayard Medical Center. Services were held at Fort Bayard National Cemetery with Rev. Jesse Liles officiating. Survivors include her husband, William Holberg of Fort Bayard; a granddaughter; three great-grandchildren; a brother, Ben Chestnut of London, and Lettie Brewer of Silver City; and several nieces and nephews. Serving as pallbearers were Calvin Watkins, Albert Seay, Dexter Seay, Vern Crosley and Paul Reeves. Curtis Bright Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Holberg: William C. Holberg, 90, a longtime resident of Silver City, passed away Friday at Fort Bayard Medical Center. He was born Nov. 2, 1904 in Denver. He was a career U.S. Army veteran and after retiring from the military went to work as a carpenter at Fort Bayard Medical Center until his health prevented him from working. Mr. Holberg enjoyed golfing, fishing and the outdoors. He is survived by a sister, Willow May Payne of Oregon; his nephews, Howard Stephens of Chandler, Ariz., Arthur Sullivan of Irving, Texas, and Cal Watkins of Silver City; his nieces, Sandra Seay of Silver City, Joyce Chandler of Tucson, Ariz., and Lucille Smith of Irving; and a sister-in-law, Lettie Brewer of Silver City. He was preceded in death by his wife, Pearl Holberg in 1990. A graveside service will begin at 1p.m. Monday at Fort Bayard National Cemetery with the Rev. Ted With officiating. Military honors will be accorded by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3347, Allingham-Golding Post No. 18 of the American Legion, Disabled American Veterans Chapter I and Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 358. Family members selected Curtis-Bright Funeral Home to serve them.

Death at Lørdsburg Wednesday, Feb. 18, ended the long and colorful career of Col. Williard E. Holt, picturesque dean of South. western Chamber of Commerce secretaries, and also nationally known. He was 86. In falling health for several months, he retired from active chamber of commerce work last October, after directing the Lordsburg organization since1923. Born in Canton, Mich, June 4, 1860, he spent his youth tlwre and was a friend of Henry Ford. In 1909 he came to New Mexico a and for several years published the Deming Graphic. In 1917 he moved to Lordshburg and acquired the Lordsburg Liberal, which he published for some years. A kindly, friendly man, Colonel Holt, (the title was lionorary) had friends all over the country. His hobby was amater photography and he had pictures of natIonal and world celebrities, hundreds of them taken over a period of some 40 years. Surviving are four daughters, Mrs Helen Fulton, MRs L. C. Ballard, San Diego; Mrs. W. A. Hunt, Mrs. F. C. MacFarland, both of Chicago. Funeral services were held at 3 p. m. today in Lordsburg, with burial In the cemetery there. A number of Silver City and Demirig friends attended the rites.

Dr. Nelson M. Holden, 77-year. old retired Army colonel of El Paso, veteran of both World Wars, died Monday at Fort Bayard Veterans Hospital. Survivors Include, his widow, Alice Holden of El Paso; a daughter, Mrs. John McGujre of Alamogordo; a brother, TImothy Holden of Brooklyn, N. Y.; and four grandchildren. Curtis Mortuary sent the body to El Paso for final funeral arrangemente by the Rhodehaven Funeral Home.

Holding: William J. Holding, 74, a resident of Deming, passed away Wednesday at Mimbres Memorial Hospital in Deming. Services are pending. Family members selected Curtis-Bright Funeral Home to serve them.

HOLDRIDGE: Kenneth Holdridge, 68, a Deming resident for more than 60 years, died Sunday, Jan. 18, at his home. Memorial services will be held Wednesday at 4 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church of Deming with the Rev. Paul Luchsinger Jr. officiating. The Rev. Craig Cockrell, pastor, will assist. Mr. Hoidridge was born May 9, 1929, in Snyder, Texas. As a young boy, he moved to Deming, where he spent most of his school years, graduating from Deming High School in 1948. He served as an officer in the U.S. Army from 1952-54, when he returned to Deming to begin a long and successful career as a businessman. He is survived by his wife of more than 50 years, Winnie Lou; his son, Richard Hoidridge, and wife, Sue, of Deming, and their two daughters, Rebekah and Rachelle; his daughter, Pat Fuller, and husband, Tom, of El Paso, Texas, and their three daughters, Valerie, Melissa and Allison; a sister, Roxie Gray of Silver City; a brother, J.W. Hoidridge of Tyler, Texas; and numerous nieces and nephews. Gifts or memorials may be made to Mimbres Valley Hospice

Holdridge: Louis Lawrence Holdridge, 74, a Phelps Dodge Corporation mine employee at Tyrone for 16 years died about midnight Sunday at his home from a gunshot wound. A coroner's juryat an inquest held by Justice of the peace Bob Johnson, Monday returned a verdict that death was cause by a self-inflictedbullet wound Funeral services were held Tuesday at 5:30p.m. at theCox Mortuary chapel,the Rev. C.M. Henderson, rector of the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, officiating. Burial took place in Evergreen cemterey,El Paso today. Surviving are the widow, a daughter, Mrs. E.T. Williams, a El Paso; two grandsons and three brothers, Herbert and Walter Holdridg Los Angeles and Ed HOldrige living in Flordia; three sisters, Mrs. Sophie Foell, San Celemente, Calif.; Mrs. Emmma Lathrop, Auburn, New York, and Hattie Holdridg,Detroit Michigan.

HOLGUIN: Alberta P. Holguin, 94, a lifetime Deming resident, passed away Tuesday, March 24, at Mimbres Memorial Hospital. Visitation will be held Friday afternoon from 4-7 at Baca’s Funeral Chapels in Deming where the prayer vigil will begin at 7:15. Mass of the resurrection will be celebrated Saturday morning at 9:30 at St. Ann’s Catholic Church with Father Alfred Galvan officiating. Concluding services and interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. She was born April 23, 1903, in Deming to Monico and Manuela + Acosta Pedraza. She worked in the housekeeping department at Mimbres Memorial Hospital for 20 years. retiring in 1965. She regularly attended Deming senior citizens programs for many years. Mrs., Holguin was a member of St. Ann’s Catholic Church. Her family includes two sons, Paul Holguin and his wife, Carmen, of Albuquerque, and Alvaro Holguin and his wife, Porfiria, of Silver City; two daughters, Manuela Magana of San Bernardino, Calif., and Connie Aguirre of Pacoima, Calif.; two brothers, Basilio Pedraza and his wife, Panfila, and Pete Pedraza, all of Las Cruces; 17 grandchildren, including Gloria Herrera, whom she raised, and her husband, Rodrigo, of Deming; 38 great-grandchildren; 16 great-great-grandchildren; and three special caregivers, Rosalia. Marisela and Elizabeth Vasquez. Mrs. Holguin was preceded in death by her husband, Gustavo Holguin; two brothers. Antonio and Toribio Pedraza; two sisters, Elojia Almanza and Atilana Wood; a son, Joe Holguin; two daughters, Maria Gonzales and Consuelo Holguin; a granddaughter, Nancy Flores; and two grandsons, Paul Holguin Jr. and Danny Holgum. Pallbearers will be Randy Herrcra, Lupe and Timothy Magana, Ray Lu-jan. Ronald Holguin and Ronald Magana. Honorary bearers are Steve Holguin, Michael Zibala, Arturo Maynes, and all her grandchildren, whom she loved so much. Entrusted to Baca’s.

Holguin; Antonio D. Holguin, 61, an employee of Chino Mines Division, Kennecott Copper Corp. since 1912, died last Friday in Hillcrest General Hospital. He was employed in the mill at Hurley as an oiler foreman. Surviving are his wife, Mrs.Mary Hernandez Holguin; two brothers, Ramon De La O and Narcisis Holguin; four sisters, Ramona De La O , Mrs.Frances Hernandez, Mrs. Joseph Madrid and Mrs. Tranquillo Vega. Rosary services wew held Sunday evening at hte Hurley Catholic church, followed by mass Monday morning at 9, with burial in the Hurley cementry under the direction of the Cox Mortuary.

HOLGUIN: Barbara Webb Holguin, 88, died Tuesday in Silver City. She was 101 in Pinos Altos and was lifelong resident of Grant County. She is survived I two daughters. Sesar Ramirez of Sierra Vista Ariz., and Carmen Holguin of Silver City; and three sons, Raul Holguin of Tucson, Ariz. , Manuel Holguin of Bell, Calif., and lien Guerra of Silver City. R ary recitation ~rjll be hc at 7 tonight in the Wheel Funeral Home chain Mass of the resurrection will be celebrated at lOam Thursday in the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Monsignor A. Jam Milano officiating at h services. Interment v follnw in the Silver C Catholic Cemetery. Sc ing as pallbearers will Russel Poihernus, David Ramirez, Leo Ramirez Mark Holgtun, Mich Holguin and Danny Holguin. Serving as honor pallbearer will be Ubaldo Benavidez. Arrangements are by the Wheeler.

HOLGUIN: Visitation for Eusebio Holguin, 74, of Deming will be at 2 p.m. today at Baca's Funeral Chapel. A prayer vigil will follow. Mass will be at 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Ann's Catholic Church. Holguin died Tuesday at Mimbres Memorial Hospital. He was a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church. Survivors include his wife, Valentina Holguin Porter of Deming; sons, Francisco Baeza of Phoenix, Ariz., Pedro Baeza of Asencion, Chihuahua, Mexico, Juan Ramon Baeza of Phoenix, Ariz., Guadalupe Porter of Barstow, Calif., and ' Luis Porter, Benny Porter, Rigoberto Holguin, all of Deming; daughters, Maria De Jesus Baeza Madero and Maria Del Socorro Baeza Madero, both of Asencion, Dolores P. Quarrell of Hurley, andYolanda H. Villa and Maria Francisca Acosta, both of Deming; brother, Donido Acosta of Casa Grandes, Chi- huahua, Mexico; 34 grandchildren; and seven great-grand- children.

HOLGUIN: Irene Annette Holguin, 28, a resident of Silver City, entered into eternal rest Sunday, Jan. 10, at Gila Regional Medical Center. She was born June 5, 1970, in Silver City to Antonio and Gloria (Benavidez) Holguin. She was a home- maker and communicant of St. Francis Newman Center Parish. Calling hours will be from 4-7 p.m. today at Baca's Funeral Chapels, with the prayer vigil starting at 7. Deacon Johnnie Perez will recite the holy rosary. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Saturday at 2 p.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Father Rod Nichols officiating. The rite of committal and burial will follow at Memory Lane Cemetery. She is survived by her parents, Antonio and Gloria (Benavidez) Holguin of Silver City; a son, Nicholas Sanchez of Silver City; three daughters, Alexandra Holguin, Nolene Sanchez and Angel Sanchez, all of Silver City; her paternal grandmother, Frances Holguin of Santa Clara; one Las Cruces, entered into eternal life Monday, Jan. 11. She was born March 25, 1921, in Estancia to Jack and Ida May Alien Tracy. She married Garland "Red" Clanton on Aug. 19, 1936, in Albuquerque, and together they raised their family, mostly in Grant and Catron counties. She worked as a nurse's aide at Hillcrest General Hospital, as a telephone operator for the Mogolion Mountain Telephone Co., and as a weather reporter for the Glenwood area. A memorial service will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at Baca's Funeral Chapels with Pastor Floyd Robertson officiating. Mrs. Clanton is survived by a son, Jimmy Clanton, and his wife, Trisha, of Silver City; a brother, Waylen Tracy of Albuquerque; a sister, Jeanette Bender of Estancia; and two grandchildren, Monty Clanton'of Stockton, Calif., and Trisha Clanton of Dallas. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; her daughter, Lillian Duncan;and a grandson, Travis Clanton. Cremation was by Baca's Mimbres Crematory in Deming. En- trusted to the care of Baca’s.

Mrs Maria Rios Holguin, 77,

Mrs Nellie Holguin, 21, resident of Central died Saturday in Hillcrest General Hospital. Rosary services were held Monday evening in the Curtis Mortuary chapel Burial was in the Central cemetery. Surviving are her husband, Jesus Holguin a son, Freddie Hernandez and daughter, Virginia and her mother, Mrs Encianna Turrey. Also five sisters and six brothers.

HOGUIN: Petronito R. “Pete” Holguin, 78, a Silver City resident, entered eternal rest Friday at Gila Regional Medical Center. Visitation began at 4 Monday afternoon at Baca’s Funeral Chapels and the prayer vigil was at 7 that evening with Deacons Bill Holguin and Johnnie Perez presiding. The funeral liturgy was to be celebrated this morning at 10 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Father John Coigan officiating. The rite of committal and interment followed at Fort Bayard National Cemetery with veterans honors accorded by the Grant County Veterans. He was born June 11, 1919, in Central to Panfilo Holguin and Dana Renteria~ Mr. Holguin attended Grant County schools and married Teresa Aragon. In 1941, he joined the U.S. Army and served in Iwo Jima and the Asiatic-Pacific Theatre during World War II. He was a communicant at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, was a past member of the Silver City Optimist Club, and had served as a member of the St. Mary’s’. Academy school board. He was retired from his own business, Pete’s Business Machines, Survivors include his wife, Teresa Holguin of the family home; five sons, William J. Holguin and his wife,Virginia, John R. Holguin and his wife, Lauefla, Pete R. Holguin and his wife, Annette, and Patrick Holguin and his wife, Barbara, of Silver City, and Paul Holguin and his wife, Bernadette, of Durango, Cob.; three daughters, Susan Ybarra and her husband, James, and Mary Holguin, all of Silver City, and Martha O’Rourke of Woodlands, Texas; four brothers, Ramon,and Albert Holguin of Santa Clara, Edward Holguin of Silver City and Arthur Holguin of Las Cruces; two sisters, Felicitas Chavez and Adelina Duran of Las Cruces; 18 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Preceding him in death were his parents, Panfib and Dana Holguin; a brother, Alejandro Renteria; and a sister, Elena Ho1guin.

HOLGUIN: Ramon Renteria Holguin, 84, was called to eternal rest Sunday evening at Gila Regional Medical Center. Born on Aug. 31, 1914, he was a lifelong resi- dent of Santa Clara and was a devout parishioner of Santa Clara Roman Catholic Church. As a youth, he was employed by the former L.A. Davidson Grocery. He served in the U.S. Army in the European Theater from 1942-45. He found his calling as a mechanic and worked at the former Er- bocker's Service Station and then Buttermilk's Shamrock, from which he retired in 1981. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. He is survived by his wife, Mercedes "Merci" Holguin of Santa Clara; his children. Raymond E. Holguin and his wife. Charlotte, also of Santa Clara, and Geraldine H. Brink and her husband, Gerry, of Las Cruces; three brothers, Albert R. Holguin of Santa Clara, Edward R. Holguin and his wife. Rita, of Silver City, and Arthur R. Holguin and his wife, Juanita, of Las Cruces; two sisters, Felice H. Chavez, and Sy H. Duran and her husband, Alex, all of Las Cruces; and six grandchildren, Patricia, Connie, Rey- mundo and Dana Holguin, and Cisco and Irene Brink. He was preceded in death by his parents, Panfilo and Saria Holguin; his brothers. Alejandro Renteria and Petron- ilio R. "Pete" Holguin; and his sister, Elena Holguin. Visitation was Tuesday afternoon from 3 to 5 at Baca's Funeral Chapels. The prayer vigil was held at 7 Tuesday. evening at Santa Clara Catholic Church with the Santa Clara Funeral Ministry reciting the rosary. The funeral liturgy was to be celebrated this morning at 10 at Santa Clara Catholic Church with Father Dan Porter offi- ciating. Burial followed at Fort Bayard National Ceme- tery. Casket bearers were Pete, John, Rey and Dick Holguin, Cisco Brink, Gus Salais, Robert Chavez and Mike Jaure. Honorary bearers were Earl Neudecker, Glen Wilson, Richard Rodriguez, Henry Turrey, Fred Vigil and Fredrick Holguin. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels, _U.S^Jl80_EastJ^Delk_ Drive.

HOLGUIN Robert Holguin, 70, a resident of Minibres, passed away at his home Saturday. Services are pending at Baca’s Funeral Chapels

Holguin; Alex Ray Holguin, 17, died near Deming. Alex was a communicant of Our Lady Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard, also served with the New Mexico National Guard 2nd Batallion in Silver City. He is survived by his parents, Antonio and Gloria Holguin of Bayard; five sisters, Teresa Holguin of Bayard, Berneice and her husband, John Mirando of Central, Patricia, Sonia and Irene Holguin of Bayard; one brother Anthony Ray and sister-in-law, Barbara Holguinof Silver City; paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Pete Holguin of Central; maternal great-grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Raymundo Benavidez of Hurley; three neices and one nephew. Rosary recitation was held and Mass of the resurrection was celebrated at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard with Father Tomas Perez officiating. Full Military graveside honors were conducted by A Battery, 2nd Battalion PH200, ABA, New Mexico Armory of Silver City. Interment followed at Memory Lane Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers was Anthony Holguin, Joe Holguin, John Miranda, Danny Sandova, David Amador and Raul Rodriguez. Arrangements wereby Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

Holguin: Alfonso Rios Holguin Sr., 77, a retired meat processor and resident of Central, entered into rest Thursday at Fort BayardMedical Center. He was born to the late Cesario and Maria (Rios) Holguin in Santa Rita on Aug. 18, 1916. Mr. Holguin was a lifelong resident of Grant County. He was active in the Lions Club and American Legion, and was a communicant of the Roman Catholic Church. He served his country during World War II as a Navy seaman second class. Calling hours began Sunday afternoon at 5 at Baca's Funeral Chapels with the prayer vigil at 7 p.m. Deacon Johnnie Perez recited the rosary. The funeral liturgy was this morning at 10 at St. Francis Newman Center, with the Rev. George Reynolds officiating. The rite of committal followed at Fort Bayard National Cemetery, where he was laid to rest. Surviving are his wife, Eola W. Holguin of the home; his sons, Victor W. Holguin, husband of Esther F. Holguin, of Hurley, and Alfonso R. Holguin Jr., husband of Rosalia Holguin, of Deming; a daughter, Christina,wife of Arturo Baldonado, of Las Cruces; and his sisters, Emilia Castillo of Central, Rita, wife of Gustavo Molinar, of Central, Inez, wife of Luis Lopez Jr., of Central, and Herminia Gomez of Central. Twelve grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren are also surviving. Mr. Holguin was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Amelia Molinar, and a brother, Alfred Holguin. Casket bearers were Steven Holguin, Richard Holguin, Victor Holguin, Jr., James Chavez, Mike Molinar Jr. and David Molinar. Honorary bearers were Samuel Lopez, John Montayo Sr., John Benavidez, Tony Beltran, and all of his relatives and friends. Memorial contributions may be directed to a church of choice to be used for the poor and needy. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Hill: Mrs. Ruth Hill, 49, of Silver City, died Thursday, Nov. 6 ather home. Mrs. Hill was a lifelong resident of Silver City, where she was a member of the Church of Good Shpherd. She is survived by two sons, Hayden of Roswell, and Mike of Tyrone, one sister, Mrs.Joan Noble of Carlsbad, Calif., two nieces, Cindy Noble of Carlsbad, and Jodi Keher of Silver City, and two nephews, Joe Noble of Carlsbad, and Bobby Jackson of Silver City. Graveside services were held Monday at 11 a.m. at the Masonic Cemetery with Reverend C.M. Henderson officiating. Serving as pallbearers were Robby Robinson, Jim Brockman, Carl Detweiler, Carroll Mann, WalterWilson, and Mike Carr. Arrangements were by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.Holguin: Arturo L. Holguin, 51, died Monday, Sept. 15, in the Veterans Administration Hospital in Albuquerque. Mr. Holguin was born in Hurley and was a life-long resident of the area, where he was employed by Kennecott Copper Corporation until his retirement in 1973. Mr. Holguin was a communicant of the Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley, a member of the American Legion and theDisabled American Veterans. He served our country during the Korean conflict. He is survived by a daughter, Sylvia Bourne of Guam, U.S. Territory; a son, Arthur Holguin, Jr. of Albuquerque; three sisters, Mrs. Concha Garcia. Mrs. Amelia Vargas and Mary Helen Holguin, all of Hurley; two brothers, Enrique Holguin of Hurley and Rodolfo Holguin of Bayard; one grandson, Joshua Lynn Bourne; six nieces; and five nephews. Rosary Recitation was said Thrusday evening at the Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley. Mass of the Resurrection was held Friday morning at the Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley with the Reverend Father Gustavo Oquendo officiating at both services. Burial followed in the Hurley Cemetery. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation. Funeral arrangements by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home. Serving as pallbearers were Gene Stailey, Al Marrufo, David Jaramillo, Armando Amador, Ruben Moreno and LeRoy Ulibarri.

HOLGUIN: Basilio Holguin. 74, a resident of Santa Clara, died Sunday night at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center in Roswell. Services are pending. Entrusted to Baca’s.

Holguin: Carmen l. Holgin, 72, of Hurley, passed away suddenly at her residence

Holguin, Eddie G., 49, a lifelong Deming resident died at his residence Monday of a sudden heart attack. He was born Jan. 30, 1938 in Deming and was a 1956 Deming High School graduate. During His high school years he played football with the Deming Wildcats and after graduation he served three years with the U.S. Marine Corps. He was very active as a player and a coach in the men's Fast Pitch Softball League and also coached Little League baseball for more than 20 years. He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans, League of United Latin American Citizens, and St. Ann's Catholic Church. He was employed 21 years by the Public Service Co. in the Meter Department. Rosary will be this evening at 7:30 in St. Ann's and Mass will be Thursday morning at 10 also in St. Ann's with the Rev. Emilio Larlar officiating. Burial will follow in Mountain View Cemetery in Deming. Survivors include his wife, Sylvia, four sons, Eddie Lee, Raymond, Chris and Javier Holguin, all of Deming; three brothers, Lee and Arturo Holguin of Deming and Frank Holguin of Los Angeles, Calif; one sister,Rebecca Vega of El Paso, Texas; and two grandchildren. Casket bearers will be David and Art Holguin Jr., Henry "Kiki" Garcia, Jamie Wood, Chris Jasso and Manuel Tarango. Honorary bearers willbe employees of the Public Service Co., Matilde Vega, Tom. J. Valverde, Eddie Manda, Pablo Holguin, Gilbert Salaiz, Emilio Trujillo, Henry Bueno, Danny Arteche and Raymond and Richard Almanza. Entrusted to Baca's Wheeler Funeral Home Chapel of Deming.

Holguin: Felix Anthony Holguin, 18, a lifelong resident of Bayard, entered eternal rest Friday evening at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born Aug. 17, 1972, in Silver City. He was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, and was active in Little League and senior division baseball until he graduated from Cobre High School in 1990. Calling hours were to be from 2-4 p.m. today in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. The vigil service will be held tonight at 7 in Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church. The funeral liturgy will be held Tuesday morning at 10, also in Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, with Rev. Paulus Kao officiating. The committal rite service will follow in Memory Lane Cemetery, where he will be laid to rest. Survivors include his parents, Felix and Debbie Holguin of Bayard; his paternal grandparents, Mr.and Mrs. Henry Holguin of Lordsburg, and Mr. and Mrs. Gustavo Molinar of Central; and his maternal grandmother, Lucy Escudero of Bayard. He is also survived by his great grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Adolfo Majalca of Hanover, and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Joe Escudero, in 1990. Casket bearers will be Steven Sedillos, Jeffrey Ruiz, Donald Gonzales, and Alex Tovar. Honorary bearers will be his many friends and relatives. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Home.

Holguin: Jose, 84, a lifelong Grant County resident, died Sunday afternoon in his home in Bayard. He was born Aug. 13,1904, in Santa Rita, was a member of the Catholic Church, and was a retiredmill repair foreman at Chino Mines. Calling hours for Mr. Holguinare today from 2-9 p.m. in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels where rosary services will be celebrated Wednesday afternoon at 2 in the Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley. Interment will follow in the Hurley Cemetery with the Rev. Julio Espinoza officiating. Survivors include seven sons, Guillermo "Willie" Holguin and his wife, Nina, of Silver City, Robert and his wife, Theresa, of Mimbres, Reinaldo of Arenas Valley, Manuel and his wife, Melody, of Bayard, Arnuldo and His wife, Rosemary, of Arenas Valley, Luis and his wife, Cecilia, of Bayard, and Ricardo and his wife, Rita, of Bayard; two daughters Clorinda Padilla and her husband, Ricardo, of Albuquerque, and Aurora Marin and her husband, Lino, of Bayard, one brother, Roy Holguin, and three sisters, Eliza Martinez, Erlinda Polanco and Epifania Marquez, all of California;41 grandchildren; 44 great grandchildren; and numberous nieces andnephews. Casket bearers will be Robert Holguin Jr., Ernesto Padilla, Arnold Marin, Louie J. Holguin, and Raul, Omar, Michael and Gary Holguin. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Holguin: Mrs. Luisa Horcasitas Holguin, 63, a pioneer resident ofCentral, passed away Monday. She was a retired employee of the Fort Bayard Veterans Administration Hospital. Surviving are four sons, Arnulfo, Tucson, Gilbert and Arthur, Central, Ray, El Paso; four daughters, Mrs. Adelina Andazola and Mrs. Dora Ramirez, Tucson, Mrs. Lilly Saiz, Central, Mrs. Cecilia Barrios, Silver City; 16 grandchildren and four brothers, Joe and Pablo Horcasitas, Central, Mike Horcasitas, Hurley and Rumaldo Horcasitas, Los Angeles. Rosary services were held Tuesday evening at the Cox Mortuary chapel. A funeral mass was said Wednesday at 9 a.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, burial following in the Catholic cemetery.

Holguin: Mrs. Maria Chavez Holguin, 67, of Central, passed away Saturday at Hillcrest General Hospital. Born on the Mimbres River she was a life-long resident of Grant County and member of a pioneer family. Survivors are her husband, Narcisco Holguin; two sons, Pedro and Basilio Holguin; three daughters, Mrs. Edward Regalado, Mrs. Julian Valles and Miss Connie Holguin, all of Central. Rosary services were held Tuesday evening at the Cox Mortuary chapel. Mass was said at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Santa Clara Catholic Church at Central by the Rev. Charles Petrauskas. Burial was in the Central cemetery following the Mass.

Holguin: Miguel F. "Mike" Holguin, 72, a longtime Grant County resident, died Monday morning in Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born April 22, 1917, in Central and lived and worked in this area his entire life, except for a short time when he worked at a Civilian Conservation Corps camp in Arizona during World War II. "Mike" as he was affectionately known, and his wife, Josefa, recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Mr. Holguin was a retired truck driver from Chino Mines and was a parishioner of the Infant Jesus Catholic Church. Calling hours will be held Thursday from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m. in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. Rosary services will be held Thursday evening at 7 in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. Mass of the Christian burial will be celebrated at Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley Friday morning at 10 with the Rev. Julio Espinoza, Order of Augustinian Recollect Fathers, officiating. Concluding services will follow in the Hurley Cemetery. He is survived by his wife, Josefa A. Holguin of Hurley; three sons, Samuel Holguin and his wife, Rosa, of Anaheim, Calif., Raul Holguin and his wife, Lena, of Pakistan, and Michael Holguin and his wife, Teresa, of Hurley; two daughters, Almira Placencio of Hurley and Rufina Gomez and her husband, Manuel, of Rio Rancho; two brothers, Elias Holguin and his wife, Ella, of Tucson, Ariz., and Robert Holguin of Central; and one sister, Aurora Lucero and her husband, Jim, of Central. Other survivors include 14 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren;and several nephews, nieces, and brothers- and sisters-in-law. Hewas preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Ezequiel and Esmael Holguin; and a daughter, Ermelinda Holguin Gill, in 1986. Casket bearers will be his grandsons, Joe, John and Raul Holguin Jr., Benny and Danny Placencio and Jason Gomez. Serving as honorary bearers will be the remaining grandchildren, Jacob Gomez, Carolyn, Christopher, Rudy, Elizabeth and Melinda Holguin, and Isaiah and Nathan Gill. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Holguin: Ramon D. Holguin, 51, a resident of Bayard, died Monday morning in Catron County as a result of an industrial accident. He was born Nov. 12, 1938, in Santa Barbara, Chihuahua, Mexico. He had resided in Bayard since 1981. He was a parishioner of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church and employed by Southwest Transit Mix. Calling hours were to be from 2-5 p.m. today in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. Rosary services were scheduled this evening at 7:30 in Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard, where Mass of the Christian burial will be celebrated Thursday morning at 10. Concluding services will follow in Memory Lane Cemetery with the Order of Augustinian Recollect Fathers officiating. Survivors include his wife, Carmen G. Holguin of Bayard; a son Eduardo Holguin of Bayard, and four daughters, Anna,Estella, and Beatriz Adriana Holguin all of Bayard, and Maria del Carmen of El Paso, Texas. He is also survived by three brothers, Roberto "Beto" Holguin of Deming, Jaime Holguin of Bayard, and Manuel Holguin of Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico; a sister , Maria Elena Holguin of El Paso; three grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Casket bearers will be Roberto, Jaime, Manuel and Eduardo Holguin, Jose Luna and Larry Martinez. Serving as honorary bearers will be his co-workers at Southwest Transit Mix. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Holguin: Ramona Madrid, 80, died Tuesday in Bayard. Mrs.Holquin was born in Fierro and was a lifelong resident of Grant County. She had lived Bayard for the past 27 years. She was a communicnt of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard. Mrs. Holguin is survived by her husband, Jose Holguin of Bayard; two daughters, Clorinda Padilla and her husband, Ricardo Padilla of Albuquerque, and Aurora Marin and her husband, Lino Marin of Bayard; seven sons, Willie Holguin and his wife, Nina Holguin of Silver City, Robert Holguin and his wife, Terry Holguin o Mimbres, Reynaldo Holguin of Arena Valley, Manuel Holguin and his wife, Melody Holguin of Bayard, Arnuldo Holguin and his wife, Rosemary of Arenas Valley, Louie Holguin and his wife, Cecilia Holguin of Bayard, and Richard Holguin and his wife, Rita Holguin of Bayard; three sisters, Mariana Ramirez and Angela Gonzales, both of Bayard and Jesusita Garcia of Las Vegas, Nev.; three brothers, Mike Madrid and Freddie Madrid of Bayard and Johnny Madrid of Santa Ana, Calif.; 41 grandchildren; and 39 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her sister, Fofia Grado in 1984 , her brother,Luis Madrid in 1971, her mother, Catalina Madrid in 1981, and herfather, Juan Madrid in 1979. Rosary recitation will be held at 7 tonight in Our Lady of Faatima Catholic Church and Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday in Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Chjurch in Bayard. Burial will follow in the Hurley Cemetery. The Rev. Ricardo Hinojal will officiate. Servingas pallbearers will be Arnold Marin, Ernest Padilla, Ruben Holguin, Gaary Holguin, Ronald Holguin and Raul Holguin. Honorarypallbearers will be Joseph Holguin, Richard Holguin, Steven Holguin, Louie Holguin, Javier Holguin, Fernando Holguin, Reinie Holguin Jr., Lorenzo Padilla, David Padilla, Richard Padilla, Robert Holguin, Jr., Danny Holguin, Armando Holguin, Billy Holguin, Ismael Holguin, Omar Holguin and Michael Holguin. Arrangements are with the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

Holguin: Ray H. Holguin, age 62, of Tucson, Ariz., died Wednesday, Oct. 21 in the Veteran Administration Hospital, Tucson.He was born Sept. 4, 1919 in Central, the son of Gregorio and Luisa Horcasitas Holguin. Mr. Holguin was employed as a salesman most of his life and had served with the U.S. Air Force during World War II. He is survived by one daughter, Mary Holguin of Phoenix; two sons, Robert and Thomas Holguin of Scottsdale; four sisters, Mrs. Roger Saiz of Central, Mrs. Cecilia Barrios, Jr. of Silver City, Mrs. Tony Zapata and Mrs. Ruben Ramirez of Tucson; three brothers, Arthur Holguin of Salt Lake City, Utah, Gilbert Holguin and Arnulfo Holguin of Central; four grandsons and one granddaughter. Rosary recitation was at 7 p.m. on Sunday in the Curtis-Bright Chapel. Mass of the Resurrection was celebrated Monday at 10 a.m. in the St. Francis Newman Center. Both services were under the direction of Rev. Fr. Vincent Calderon. Burial followed in the Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Serving as active pallbearers were Pete Holguin, Frank Duran, Alfonso Holguin, Edward Holguin, William Horcasitas and Placido Dominguez. Servingas honorary pallbearer was Lionel Horcasitas. Family received friends at the Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Holguin residence at 3006 Bellm Street, Central.

Holguin: Ruby A. Holguin, 71, a Central resident, entred life eternal Wednesday at Gila Regional Medical Center. Services are pending. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Holguin: Severa F. Holguin, 81, died Sunday at Ft. Bayard Medical Center. Mrs. Holguin was a life long resident of Grant County where she was employed at Ft. Bayard Medical Center. She was a communicant of Santa Clara Catholic Church in Central. Mrs. Holguin is survived by her daughter, Aurora Lucero of Central, four sons, Mike F. Holguin of Hurley, Elias Holguin of Sierra Vista, Arizona, Esmael Holguin of Garden Grove, California, Roberto Holguin of Central, twenty-one grandchildren and thirty great-grandchildren. Rosary recitation was held Tuesday evening at 7:00 p.m. in the Curtis-Bright Chapel. Mass of the Resurrection was held Wednesday morning at 10:00 a.m. with the Reverend Father Paul Ragazinskas officiating at the Santa Clara Catholic Church in Central. Burial followed in Central Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were: Sammy Holguin, Michael Holguin, Danny Holguin, Ernest Holguin, James Lucero. Richard Holguin and David Holguin. Honorary Pallbearers were: Ruben Flores, Barney Lopez, Raymond Enriquez and Tommy Holguin.

HOLGUIN: Pedro C. Holgum, 77, a longtime resident of Central, entered eternal life Friday evening at his residence in Central. He was born Feb. 22, 1919, in Arenas Valley to Narcisso and Maria Holguin. Mr. Holguin was retired. He was a loving husband and a dedicated father. He was a kind and giving person, and was loved deeply by his family and friends. He is survived by his wife, Frances Holguin of Central; two sons Antonio Holguin and his wife, Gloria, of Silver City, and Joe Holguiti of Central; seven daughters, Mary Madrid and her companion, Joe Garcia. of Central, Esperanza Chavez and her husband, Carlos, of Central, Elvira Casares and her husband, Nick, of Maywood, Calif., Isabel Luna of Casa Grande, Ariz., Gloria Morales and her husband, Isidro, of Maywood, Rita Mathis and her husband, Jim, of Bayard, and Christina Chavez and her husband, Raymond, of Hurley; one brother, B.C. Holguin of Roswell; three sisters, Rainona Regaldo, Salley Valles and Connie Holguin, all of Calif.; 32 grandchildren 42 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and nine special grandchildren who adopted him as their grandfather. Mr. Holguin was preceded in death by his daughter, Soledad Sandoval, and two grandchildren, Richard Luna and Alex Ho!gum. Mr. Holguin will be reposing from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at Baca's Funeral Chapels. The rosary will follow at 7 p.m., also at Baca's. The funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Santa Clara Catholic Church with the Rev. Mike Lindsay officiating. Concluding services and burial will follow at Central Cemetery. Serving as casket bearers will be Antonio Holgum, Joe Holguin, Edward Casares, Paul Chavez, Michael Morales and Ernie Madrid. Honorary bearers are the remainder of his grandchildren. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral

Holladay: G.L. "Doc" Holladay, 50, a Silver City resident, died at his home early Tuesday morning. He was born March 2, 1939, in Winters, Texas, and had served in the U.S. Air Force. In 1968, he moved to Grant County where he was affectionately known as "Doc" to all as he became active in his salvage business and made his presence known as an avid supporter of Silver High School and Western New Mexico University athletic programs. He was a member of Deming Lodge No. 12 A.F. & A.M. and the First United Methodist Church, and had been active in the Lions and Elks clubs. Memorial services will be held Friday morning at 10 at the First United Methodist Church. The Rev. J. Gorton Smith will officiate and Silver City Lodge No. 8 A.F. & A.M. will conduct the concluding service there. Survivors include his wife, Lyn, of the home; two sons, Ray and Mike Holladay of Silver City; his father, Cecil Holladay of Silver City; and a sister, Sandra Wendt of Huachuca City, Ariz. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made to the Western New Mexico University football program or the Silver High School athletic department. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Holladay: James Daniel Holladay, 65, died Thursday evening at Gila Regional Medical Center. Mr. Holladay was born Aug. 8, 1923, in Bigelow, Ark. He served eight years with the U.S. Navy and was a retired maintenance mechanic for Phelps Dodge Corp. He was a life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 3347, and a member of Moose Lodge No. 1718 of Silver City. He was serving as current secretary of the Moose Lodge. Mr. Holladay had been a resident of the Grant County area for the past 20 years, coming here from Questa. Calling hours will be Monday afternoon from 4-7 at Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m., also at Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels, with Chaplain David Strain officiating. Interment will be at Fort Bayard National Cemetery with veteran honors accorded by American Legion Allingham-Golding Post No. 18. Survivors are his wife, Marlene, of Silver City; his mother, Annis Holladay of Yucca Valley, Calif.; three sons, James M. Holladay of Tulsa, Okla., Daniel L. Holladay of Hurley and Kenneth E. Holladay of Nampa, Calif.; seven daughters, Marjorie Reidman and Deanna Knickerbocker, both of Santa Fe, Barbara Lujan of Albuquerque, Debra Colcleasure of Rocklin, Calif., Vivian Arellin of Silver City, Cynthia Gonzales of Las Cruces, and Linda Holladay of Silver City; his sister, Marie Morris of Morango Valley, Calif.; 18 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Casket bearers will be Albert Gase, James Arellin, Jack Snodgrass, Chester Bledsoe, Tony Gonzales and Gary Molano. Honorary bearers are his many friends. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Holladay; Mildred A. Holladay, 71 died recently in Silver City. Mrs. Holladay was born in Sterling, Co., but had been a resident of Grant County for about four years, since moving from Lemoore, Ca.,where she was Past Noble Grand of the Rosina Rebekah Lodge No. 269. Mrs. Holladay is survived by her husband, Cecil Holladay of Silver City; two daughters, Sandra Wendt of Huachuca City, Az, Lynn Holladay of Silver City; two sons, Doc Holladay of Silver City, Ken Wendt of Huachuca City, Az; two sisters, Connie Robertson and Norma Brown both of San Luis Obispo, Ca. and five grandchildren. Funeral services were held at the Wheeler Funeral Chapel with Rev. Gerald D. Griffin officiating. Interment followed at the Memory Lane Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Mike Bethea, Steve Cooke, Dan Bowman, Bob Spangler, Jim Hunte and Donnie Jones. Honorary pallbearers were Larry Clifton, Erick Downs, Tink Burris, Steve Sorrick, Larry Harris, Pat Holladay and Allen Short. Arrangements were by the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

 HOLLAND: Daniel Cue Holland, 57 a resident of Bayard entered eternal-rest Wednesday. Arrangements are pending. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

HOLLAND; Daniel Cue “Sonny” Holland Jr., 57, a resident of Bayard, entered eternal rest Wednesday, March 15, at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born May 8,1942, in Mogollon to Daniel and Bernice (Bustillos) Holland. He served in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Midway from 1960-64. On May 14, 1966, he married Esperanza Esparza. Mr. Holland worked in construction and also as a meat cutter. For the past 27 years, he worked for Chino Mines as a tailing supervisor. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping, and riding horses, and was an avid cook and artist. Mr. Holland had a great respect and love for Native American culture. He was loved and will be missed by all who knew him. Calling hours were held Sunday at Baca's Funeral Chapels, with the prayer vigil follow- ing. Father Virgilio Flores led in reciting the holy rosary. The funeral liturgy was to be celebrated today at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard with Father Flores officiating. Inurment of cremains will take place Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Fort Bayard National Cemetery with Father Flores officiating. Veterans honors will be accorded by local veterans. Holland is sur- vived by his loving wife of 34 years, Esperanza Holland, of the family home; a son, Daniel E. Holland, and his wife, Victoria, of Bayard; two daughters, Veronica Sue "Ronni Sue" Holguin and her husband, Victor W. Holguin Jr., of Gilbert, Ariz., and Pamela Gomez and her husband, Randy 0. Gomez, of Mimbres; his mother, Bernice Holland of Bayard; and three sisters, Mary Alice Rogers and her husband, Robert, of Vancouver, Wash., Daisy Lucero and her husband, Steve, of Bayard, and Sally Gomez and her husband, Nacho, of Vancouver, Wash. Also surviving are seven grandchildren, Victoria Ashley and Valerie Ashton Holguin, Randy Eric, Michael Garrett and Gabriel Matthew Gomez, and Danny "Boy" and Kayleen Rose Holland. He was preceded in death by his father, Daniel Holland Sr. Casket bearers will be Victor Holguin, Daniel Holland, Randy Gomez, Oscar Merino, Oscar Merino Jr., Benny Ortiz, Ho- race Cordova and Steve Lucero. Honorary bearers are Gilbert and Johnnie Montoya, Manny and Gilbert Esparza, and his remaining family and friends. E n- trusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive. Phone 388-2334.

J. P. Holland, pioneer of Mogollon, where he resided for more than 50 years, died May 12, in Van Nuys, Calif., where be had lived for the past several years. During his long residence in Mogollon, Mr. Holland owned and operated a store, during the gold-silver boom days and down through the years until he retired about three years ago. He was an authority on Mogollon history. The Holland store building, following his retirement, was acquired by M

The Silver City Enterprise received a letter this week from Gertrude Gretz, 14603 Titus St., Van Nuys, Calif., giving more details about the death May 12 of her great uncle, James P. Holland, pioneer of Mogollon. Mr. Holland was born May 19, 11373, in Cannon Falls, Minn., where he spent his early youth. As a young man he worked for a short time in Chicago, where he met and married Miss Sylvia Spute and they moved to Silver City, where he followed the barber’s trade. In 1909, Mr. Holland moved to Mogollon to continue work as a barber and a short time thereafter opened a general merchandise store. During the early days of bonanza gold-silver 8trikes at ‘Mogollon, and quick fortunes, he owned the theater building,’ his own general store, a dance hail and other buildings. Long after the mines closed down when the boom days were over, he continued to live at Mogollon where he operated the only remaining store. Several years ago he closed his store and sold the building and other property there and moved to California to live with a sister. Survivors, besides the sister, is a niece, Miss, Ann Holland and nephew. Stephen Holland, Canon’ Falls, Minn., and another niece Mrs. John N. Gretz, of Fairbuilt Minn.

Funeral services were held Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. at the Cox mortuary chapel for Mrs. Cora Miller Holland pioneer teacher, who died in an Albuquerque hospital, Oct. 31. The rites were conducted by the Rev, Charles S. Walker of the First Methodist church. Internment was in the family plot in Gila Mesa cemetery. Pallbearers were Roy Cark, Duke Pitts Valley Tulloch Joe Hooker, G, W, Stout and clark Mckinney. Honorary pallbearers Were Will Fleming, Ernest Brown, John Dickerson, S L. Villarreal and Dr. N, D. Frazjn

Mrs. Cora Miller Holland, 77, pioneer retired teacher of Silver City and Grant County, passed away early Wednesday morning m an Albuquerque hospital, where she had been a patient for several weeks. The teaching career of Mrs. Holland Included positions in the rural schools, a principal in the Silver City public school for many years, and prior to that principal of the Tyrone public school: Some years ago she also served two terms as Grant County superintendent of schools. Her teaching career was marked by devotion to her chosen profession in which she was most proficient. Immediate survivors are two sons, Col. Elbridge Holland, chief of staff at Sandia Air Force Base at Albuquerque, and James Holland, residing in Marysville, Calif., where he is principal of the high school. Also surviving are five grandchildren, Thomas, Roberta Ann, Barbara, Emily and James Timothy Holland.

Holland: Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon at three o'clock for Danial Cue Holland, 60, who died Tuesday, May 17 at Hillcrest General Hospital. He was born in Caddo, Texas and came to New Mexico in 1930. In 1938 he was married to Bernice Bustillos at Reserve, NM. Mrs. Holland and three children, Mary Alice, Danial Cue and Daisy Mae, survive him. Other survivors are his mother, Mrs. W. R. Holland; two brothers, Bill and Evans Holland; and four sisters, Mrs. W.C. Bostick, Mrs. Tom Sewell, Mrs. Joe Hopkins, all of Mineral Wells, Texas, and Mrs. Aubry McMinn of Corpus Christi. He had been an an employee of Kennecott Copper Corp. prior to his illness about six weeks ago. Funeral services were held at the Cox Mortuary Chapel with the Rev. Joe F. Watson of the Church of Christ officiating. Burial was in the Silver City cemetery. Pallbearers were James Reed, Baxter Evatt, Max Bloodworth, Ray Leon, Billy Trammell and Tony Torrez.

Holland: Marjorie Susan Holland, 44, a longtime Silver City resident, entered eternal rest Monday in Albuquerque. She was born Oct. 10, 1946, in Jamesburg, N.J. Mrs. Holland was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church and worked as a preschool teacher. Calling hours will be from 7-9 tonight in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels, where the funeral service will be held Friday morning at 11 with the Rev. Bud Brown of the Calvary Baptist Church officiating. A private committal sercice will be held at a later date. Survivors include her husband, Frank Holland of Silver City; two daughters, Heather Parks of Louisiana and Kathy Holland of Las Cruces; a brother, Russell White of Jamesburg; and two sisters, Judy Shuberda and Donna Nickol, both of Jamesburg. She is also survived by two grandchildren, Destiny Parks and Kevin Parks. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

HOLLAND: Theron Edwin Burns Holland, 32, passed away April 21 in Missoula, Mont. Mr. Holland was the son of Polly Tipton Cramer of Glenwood and Marvin Burns of Alamogordo. He is survived by his stepfather, Bob Cramer of Glenwood; one sister, Laurie Hall of Kiowa, Cob.; three stcpsistens, Kim Scherer, Keitha Tatam and Andrea Hall, all of Bloomington, and.; three aunts, Nancy Thomas of Silver City, Sally Modic of Kalispell, Mont., and Patti Brady of Cloudcroft; his soulmate, Jennifer Haanr of Kalispell; and many other family members. He was preceded in death by his parents, Elsworth and Helen Tipton of Glenwood, and Ira and Laura McKinley of Weed. Mr. Holland graduated from Rexburg High School in Rexburg, Idaho. He received his undergraduate degree in chemistry and biology cum laude from Utah State University in Logan, Utah, and his master’s degree in public health from the University of California a~Berkeley. He qualified for bi~ doctorate at Oregon University in Eugene. He was the owner of Alpine Industrial Hygiene Corp. in Missoula and Epiphany Photography. Mr. Holland loved the outdoors and enjoyed hiking, mountain climbing, kayaking, sailing and photography. Memorial services will beheld Sunday at 2 p.m. GRAY: Norma Jean “Kitty” Gray, 66, of Lordsburg passed away Thursday in Silver City. The family will receive friends at Lordshurg Funeral Home today from 6-7 p.m. Services will he held Saturday at I I a.m, at Lordsburg Funeral Home with the Rev. Mike Watts officiating. Interment will be in Mountain View Cemetery in Lordsburg. Mrs. Gray was born Nov. 23, 1930, in Crawfordsville, md. She was the daughter of E.V. Miller q and Mildred Fowler Miller.She was married toGeorge Gray in 1972 in Canyon Lake, Texas. He preceded her in death in 1992. Mrs. Gray is survived by one son, Ed Wynn, and his wife, Al ice, of New Meadows, Idaho; two granddaughters, Sandra Dawn Drennen of New Meadows and Michelle Luna of Payette, Idaho; two sisters, Shirley Pendley of Lordshurg and Alice Han cock of Arcadia, La.; one niece, Millie Chavez, and her husband, Freddie, of Lordsburg; and several other nieces and nephews. She was also preceded in death by three sisters. Rosemary Channel, Virginia McNutt and Anna Anderson, and two brothers, Doug Miller and E.c~Mil1er Jr. Mrs. Gray requested special recognition to Pastor “Swede” and Sheri Dahbin of McCall, Idaho, Pastoi’ Dennis and Dorothy Mariano in Colorado, Pastor John and Ronda Morse in Lordsburg, and all of tier church family from The Way of the Cross. Mrs. Gray especially wanted to express gratitude and all her love for her special niece, Millie Chavez, and her husband, Freddie, of Lordshurg. Service arrangements are with, the Lordsburg Funeral Home.

HOLLAND: HollisF Holland, 80. a longtime Deming area resident, passed away Wednesday at Horizon Healthcare center in Silver City. Visitation will be from 2-6 yjis afternoon and 11 a.m. to I p.m. Saturday at Baca',c Funeral chapels in Deming. Gravcside funeral serviecs will be held Satrday afternoon at 2 at Mounlain View Cemetery in Deming, The Rev. Jim Price of the First Baptist Church will officiate. Mr. Holland was born Dcc. 22, 1915, In Vina, Ala.. to Greely Holland and Margaret Walker. He moved to Dcming from Hurley, where he was a tailings dam operator at Kennecott Copper Corp. His memberships included The First Baptist Church and the Oddfellow Lodge. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening. He was a violin maker and was active in the old-lime fiddlers groups. Before his illness, he was in the process of' being nominated to the Fiddler's Hall of Fame. Survivors include a son. James Harold Holland of Deming; a daughter, Shirl Waters of Garland, Tx, and four grandchildren Robin Hudlumann, serving at Vandanburg Air Furce Base it California, David Waters of Garland and Jinuny and Tommuy Waters of Mesquite.. He was preceeded in death by his wife LolaHolland. in 19911. Entrusted to the care of Baca's funeral chapel of Deming.

Holley: Anne P. Holley, 88, a retired elementary school teacher and resident of Silver City, entered into rest Saturday at Gila Regional Medical Center. She was born Oct. 15, 1905, in Hibbing, Minn., to the late Marko and Sophia (Yurkas) Petrusic. As an elementary school teacher, she taught first grade at Hurley from 1943 to 1970. She was a member of the Roman Catholic Church and a communicant of St. Vincent de Paul Roman Catholic Church, serving in the Altar Guild. After retiring from teaching, she volunteered at Fort Bayard Medical Center, helping the handicapped, and for the hospital auxiliary at Gila Regional Medical Center. She was a member of the Grant County Retired Teachers Association. Calling hours will be held Wednesday from 5 to 7 at Baca's Funeral Chapels. A Christian prayer service will be held at 9 Thursday morning at Baca's Funeral Chapels with the Rev. George Reynolds officiating. Cremation will follow at Baca's Mimbres Crematorium. Survivors include her sister, Frances Bayer of Reno, Nev.; her nephews, Donald Bayer of Sparks, Nev., and Mark Petrusic of Melrose Park, Ill.; her brother-in-law, Bill Bryant of Reno, Nev.;a sister-in-law, Tess Petrusic of Melrose Park, Ill.; and many great and great-great-nieces and nephews. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Holley: Percy Ray Holley, 84, of Silver City passed away Wednesday at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born Dec. 28, 1909, ot Lee F. and Amanda B. (Tabor) Holley in Fowlerton, Texas. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, having served for three years in the Pacific Theater during World War II. He was a Seabee attached to the 1st Marine Division and was a ships fitter first class. He married Grace Officer on July 31, 1937, in Palestine, Texas. Throughout his life, he enjoyed reading history books. He was an inventor who designed metal and wooden structures and many other items, one of which was patened. He was a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Victoria, Texas. He is survived by his wife, Grace Holley of Silver City; a daughter, Barbara Holley Rock, and her husband, Michael, of Silver City; a brother, David T. Barksdale of Dallas, Texas; and many nieces and nephews. Funeral Services are pending and will be announced. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his name to a favorite library or charity. Family members selected Curtis-Bright FuneralHome to serve them.

Holley; Vernon Holley, 78, resident of Deming died at his home May 11. He was born Feb. 12, 1906 in Bluffdale, Tx and had been a Deming resident for some 50 years where he was engaged in the accounting practice for many years. He was a member of Deming Lodge No. 12 A.F. & A.M., Deming Shrine Club, Ballut Abyad Temple, the Scottish Rite and the Loyal Order of the Moose No. 2088. Graveside services were conducted May 15 at Mountain View Cemetery by Deming Lodge No. 12 A.F. & A.M. Survivors include his wife, Della Holley of Deming; a daughter, Audrey Kerr of Deming; son, Adrian Veron of Mineral Wells, Tx; two brothers, Aubrey Holley of Stephenville, Tx and Joe Holley of Fresno, Calif. and two grandchildren, Rebecca Montano of Deming and Adrian Vernon of Mineral Wells, Tx. In lieuof flowers, memorials may be made to the Deming Public Library. Arrangements by Baca's Wheeler Mortuary.

Holliday: Gary Wayne Holliday, 13, died Wednesday in Grant County.He was born in Springerville, Arizona, and had lived in GrantCounty most of his lofe. Gary was a deacon in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and was active in the White Signal 4-HClub. He survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Holliday of the White signal area, two sisters, Vickie L. Holliday and Shelley Holliday and a brother, Robert L. Holliday, Jr. all of theWhite Signal area. Funeral services were 2 p.m., Saturday, June 16, in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Silver City with the Bishop Thomas R. Shelley conduucting. Burial followed in Memory Lane Cemtery. Serving as pallbearers were G. Layton Galbraith, David O.Hardt, James Jerry McDonald, Harold O. Schulz, Gary Hulsey and RexL. Stailey. Arrangements were by Curtis-Bright Funerl Home.

HOLLIMON: Clarice Loree (Kenneh) Hollimon 87, of’ Genwood Passed away Sunday at her residence. Services ale pending with Bright Funeral Home.

Hollimon: Clarice J. Hollimon, 86, a resident of Silver City, passed away Sunday, Oct. 9, in Silver City. She was born in Afton,Texas, on Jan. 22, 1902. She is preceded in death by her infant daughter, Lois Elma Hollimon, and by her husband, Fred Hollimon. She is survived by her daughter, Billie Cloudt, and husband, Bob, of Glenwood; one granddaughter, Terri Krantz of West Palm Beach, Fla.; one grandson, Jeff Menges of Morenci, Ariz.; and two great-great grandsons, Todd Menges of West Palm Beach and Mark Menges of Morenci. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, Oct. 12 at ten a.m. in the Glenwood Community Presbyterian Church with the Rev. David Goble officiating. Interment will follow in the Alma Cemetery in Alma. Pallbearers will be Clifford McMaitan, Mike Trayner, Vernon Hollimon, J.T. Hollimon, Raymond Kelly and Buddy Allred. In leiu of flowers the family prefers memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 1943, Silver City, N.M. 88062. Arrangements are by the Curtiss-Bright Funeral Home.

Hollimon: Funeral services were held at the family home in Glenwood on Sunday for Fred Hollimon, 52, well known Catron County rancher. He had been in poor health for the past six years. The deceased is survived by his wife; one daughter, Mrs. Billy Menges; one granddaughter, Carrie Menges; one brother, Kenneth Hollimon; and two sisters, Mrs. Annie Traynor and Mrs. Ida Balke. The Rev. Richard Anderson of the Reserve Presbyterian Church officiated at the services. Burial was in the Alma cemetery. Arrangements were made under the direction of Cox Mortuary.

Hollimon: Maureen Oleta (Ray) Hollimon, died Friday, Sept. 11, atHayward. Calling Services were held Thursday, Sept. 17, at the L.D.S. Church, at 10 a.m. This was the first funeral service to be held in the new church building at Gila. Burial followed at the Mesa Cemetery. Oleta was born July 30, 1912 at Kelsey Tex. to Isaac Alexander Ray and Willie Ella Wallace. She was the youngest of eight children. Her parents came from Mississippi, where the older children were born. The family moved to Showlow, Az., and back to Texas. Later they settled at Manassa, Colo., where she grew up. Oleta married George Baily, a local boy, in January 1932. To this union four children were born. Gary, Bill, Betty Rae, andShirley. Mr. Baily died in 1938, and she lost a daughter, Betty Rae at the age of two. In 1942, Oleta married Jess Wynn Trent. They moved to Grant County in 1948 and settled at Cliff in 1953, where they ran the old Blue Bonnet Bar. Mr. Trent died in 1958. Oleta married Tuck Hollimon in 1961, gaining two stepchildren, LaVerne McCauley and Walton Hollimon. Tuck and Oleta lived in El Paso until Tuck retired from Southern Pacific Railroad. They moved back to the Gila valley and made their home at Riverside. Tuck died July 15, 1979. Oleta lived at their home until recent illness caused her to move to California. She leaves behing her children; 22 grandchildren; and several great grandchildren. She also leaves a brother, C.C. Ray of Minneapolis, Minn. Coming from a distance for the services were Mr. and Mrs. Gary Bailey and family of Hayward, Cal., Shirley Hooker and Seth of Salt Lake City, Utah, Bill Bailey of Jakarta, Indonesia, and his wife and family of Tucson, LaVerne McCauley of Las Cruces, Anis HOllimon of Farmington, Jackie and Cheryl Capener of Las Cruces, Elma Hooker of San Simon, Az., Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Cobb of Tyrone, and Mrs. George Kinninger of El Paso.

Hollimon: 73, died Sunday, July 15, in Riverside, New Mexico. Mr. Hollimon was born in Alma, N.M. and lived most of his life in the Grant County area where he was a cowboy for the major cattle ranches. He later worked for the mining business and retired from Phelps Dodge Copper Corp, refinery in El Paso in 1971. He is survied by his wife Oleta Holllimon of Riverside, a daughter, La Verne McCauley of Las Cruces, a son Lawrence W. Hollimon of Farmington, Two step-sons, Gary Bailey of Haywood, Calif., WilliamC. Bailey of Jakarta, Indonesia, a step-daughter, Shirly Hooker ofSalt Lake City. Utah, his mother, Emma Kinnebrew of Douglas, Arizona., a sister, Lorene McDermott of Silver City, a half-sisterMary Edyth Watkins of Tucson, Arizona., twenty-two grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren. Mr. Hollimon was preceeded in death by his first wife, Mazie Shelley Hollimon and a daughter, Lucy Mae Hollimon. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday, July 20, in the Church of Jesus Christof Latter-day Saints in Gila with Bishos Smokey Sullivan and Tom Shelley officiating. Burial will follow in the Mesa Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers are Wordy Shelley, Lewis Brown, Tuck Hollimon, Jimmy Cobb, Bill McCauley and Glen McCauley,Honorary pallbearers are, Jack Hooker, Kenneth Hollimon, Clarence Tipton, Roy Clark, Duke Pitts, Harold Clark, Conn Brown, George McDermott, Tom McCauley, Fred McCauley, Joe Ortega and Vance Hawkins.

HOLLOWAY: Callie Mae Holloway, 72, homemaker, died 1Jan. 15 in Phoenix Memorial Hospital, Phoenix, Ariz. She was born in Morgan County, Ala., on Aug. 16, 1913. She moved with her family to New Mexico in 1925 and married Orvill Davis Holloway in 1930. She resided in southern New Mexico until 1971 when she moved to Safford, Ariz. Mrs. Ilallowav was preceded in death by her husband and two children, Calvin and James. Survivors include her brother, ,Jack Stinson of Boswell, Okla.; a sister, Hestie Pitts of Boswell ; three daughters, Ella Mac 1Jensen of Phoenix, Leonora Louise Braley of Farmington mid Betty Jean Allan of Silver City; a son, l)exter Morris holloway of Silver City 11 grandchildren: and IS grcat-grandchil~ dren. Graveside services will be held Saturday in Memory Lane Cemetery in Silver City. Grandsons Harold Braley, Jim Allen, Steve Allen, Mike Holloway, ,Jens ,Jensen, Dale Jensen, Jeff Holloway and Skip Jensen will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pahlbearers will be Bill Favarino, ,Jim Oliver and Milton Elmer. Arrangements are by Curtis-Bright.

 HOLLOWAY: Hardin Holloway, 84, a resident of Silver City, died Thursday at Silver City Care Center. Arrangements are pending. Entrusted to Baca’s.

Holloway: A coroner's jury, investigating the accident which tookthe lives of a young Tyrone couple last Friday evening, returned averdict of accidental death Monday and absolved the owner of the truck involved, P.R. Waldie, of any blame in connection with it. Calvin Holloway, 21 and his wife, Joyce, 19, were the victims of the wreck which occured when the light pickup truck in which they were riding, left the road and plunged into the parked ore truck. No reason has been found for the truck's leaving the highway. Investigation showed that it traveled off the road for about 125 feet before striking the larger vehicle. The latter was parked well off the road while the owned was looking for one of its dual wheels which had come off. Calvin Holloway was found dead in the truck which was overturned on the highway. His wife lived until the next morning, dying at about 9:15 a.m. at the Hillcrest General Hospital. Rescuers found it difficult to extricate them from the crushed cab. The accident was investigated by the State Patrolman Ed Bell. The accident scene was about midway between the city and Tyrone. The truck owner, R.P. Waldie, stated he did not believe it was necessary to set out flares as the truck was off the highway a sufficient distance. Why Holloway crossed the road, leaving it on the left side, will probably forever remain a mystery. Victims of the tragedy had been married only five months. They were both lifelong residents of Grant County. Calvin Holloway was born in Central, the son of Mr. and Mrs. O. D. Holloway. He was employed at the time of death by the Phelps-DodgeCorp. at Tyrone. Survivors, in addition to his parents are a brother Dexter, Morris Hooloway, Tyrone; three sisters, Mrs. Claude Braley, Betty Jean Holloway and Ella May Holloway, of Tyrone. Joyce Cooper Holloway is survived by her mother, Mrs. Lucille Allen of Silver City; her father, Alva Cooper, Banning, Calif., and two brothers, Robin Cooper of Banning, and Alva Cooper, Jr., New York City. Double funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at 4 o'clock at the Cox Mortuary Chapel. The Rev. Fred Darley officiated. Burial was made in the Silver City Cemetery. Bearers for the service were Harry McCauley, Hollis Williams, Buster Brannan, Tommy McDonald, William Lobstein, RonaldWaldie, William Gardner, Frank Ramsey, Roy Bevel, William E. Brewer, Walter Mitchell, and William Ellis.

Holloway: Orvile Davis Holloway, better known as O.D. Holloway, well known life long resident of Southwest New Mexico, passed away early Saturday morning, Oct. 23, 1971, in Safford, Arizona. O.D. was born Dec. 12, 1908, in Monument, New Mexico. He was one three brother and six sisters of the Arthur O. Holloway family which settled the area in the late 1800's. His father was once the sheriff of Mogollon in its heyday. O.D. grew up in the mining camps of Kingston, Hillsboro, Lake Valley and Mogollon. After his marriage in 1929 to Callie Mae Stimson he worked as a miner in Mogollon and Conney. After the mines shut down he tried his hand at mining and prospecting in the Burro mountains. He also worked as a cowboy and a ranch hand throughout this area, Before his retirement in July of this year he was employed as Foreman for State Highway Department in Lordsburg. He had resided in Safford, Ariz., since his retirement. O.D. Holloway is survived by his wife Callie Mae, one son, Dexter of Silver City, three daughters; Mrs. Lenora Brally of Safford, Ariz., Mrs. Betty Allan of Tyrone and Mrs. Ella Mae Jensen of Gila; one brother, Dexter, of San Antonio, Tex., three sisters, Mrs. Gladys Hart of El Paso, Mrs. Florence Comfort of Kingston and Mrs.. Agnes McCoy of Florida, eleven grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Funeral services were held Monday at 2:30 p.m. at Curtis-Bright Mortuary. The family requested donations to emphysema research fund in lieu of flowers.

Hollowell: Dorothea Hollowell died Thursday in the Fort Bayard Medical Center. Services are pending with the Wheeler Funeral Home.

Hollowwa: Charlie Homer Hollowwa, 79, entered eternal rest early Tuesday morning. Mr. Hollowwa relocated to Silver City this year from Idaho Falls, Idaho, where he retired as a mechanic from an atomic plant. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels with Brother Max Kelley of the Mountain View Assembly of God Church in Cliff officiating. Cremation will be by Baca's Mimbres Crematorium. Survivors include his wife, Thelma May, of Silver City; two sons, Fred Hollowwa of Spokane, Wash., and Charles Hollowwa of Palmdale, Calif,; a stepson, Walter Hersey of Johannesberg, South Africa; three daughters, Dora Snook of Coos Bay, Ore., Fern Hollowwa of Canby, Ore., and Sandy Paldo of Lancaster, Calif.; and a step-daughter , Caroline Keller of Silver City. He is also survived by numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 1943, Silver City, N.M. 88062. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Hollowwa: Thelma Mae Hollowwa, 84, , entered life eternal Thursday at Gila Regional Medical Center. She was born in Rotan, Texas, to Harley D. and Ida Lee Rogers Sullivan. She was a homemaker, and a Protestant. Calling hours will be from 5-7 this evening at Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels, and Tuesday prior to the funeral service. The funeral service will begin at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Mountain View Assembly of God Church in Cliff. Pastor Max Kelley will officiate. The committal service will be at Mesa Cemetery, where she will be laid to rest. She is survived by her children, a son, Walter Hersey and his wife, Quinella, of May, Texas, two stepsons, Fred G. Hollowwa and his wife, Margaret, of Spokane, Wash., and Charles H. Hollowwa and his wife, Colleen, of Palm Dale, Calif., a daughter, Emily Carol Keller of Silver City, and three stepdaughters, Dora Snook and her husband, Eddie, of Coos Bay, Ore., Fern Hollowwa of Canby, Ore., and Sandy Pablo and her husband, Tim, of Lancaster, Calif.; 20 grandchildren; numerousgreat-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charlie Homer Hollowwa, in 1990,and two stepsons, Dean and Edgar Hollowwa. Pallbearers will be Joe Smith, Frank Corn, Wally Lee, Kerlin Keller, Frank Keller and Joe HIggins. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. pp pp

Clarence J. Holly, 82, well known resident of Silver City for the past 12 years, died Monday. He had been in ill health, for a year or more. Mr. Holly was an experienced machinist and carpenter. For 10 years, during the time Ira L. Wright was manager of gold-silver mining operations at the Fanny mine in Mogollon, for the Black Hawk Consolidated Mines, Co., Mr. Holly was his master mechanic. These operations ceased at outbreak of World War II. Born in Buena Vista, Colo., Mr.1 Holly was employed by mining companies in that state before corning to New Mexico in 1930. Funeral services will be conducted at the COX Mortuary chapel Friday at 10:30 a.m., Si1ver City Elks Lodge No. 413 officiating. Interment will be in the Silver City cemetery.

HOLLY: Grace Holly, 87, passed away in Silver city the morning of Wednesday, Feb 10 in Gila Medical Center. Memorial services will be held Saterday in the Bright Funeral home with duane springer officiating. She was Born Jan.:2,1912 in Ludlow Mass to Harry S C Officer and'Jean Gampbell, she married P.R. "Ray" Holly in Palestine, Texas, on July 31 1937. He preceded her in death on March 9 1944. She received her formal education from the ;public schools of Ludlow and Springfield Mass;, and was a graduate of Parrish-Draughn's Business School in Palestine, Texas. Her work career extended from banks in Palestine and San Antonio to serving as a civilian employee for the medical corps at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. After, her daughter^ was born, she contented her- self into been an excellent' homemaker and the secre- tary-bookkeeper for Holley Welding and Machine Service. For more than 20 years, Mrs, Holley rendered Christian service across Texas as Sunday school teacher, pianist,: and "organist .for churches in Palestine, San Antonio,- Rockport and Aransas Pass. Some East Texans will remember her as the quiet brunette accompanist for a well-known quartet during the&l930s. During their retirement, Ray and Grace Holley lived in Deming and Lordsburg as well as Safford, Ariz. Neighbors benefited greatly from her effort to keep her fingers nimble for sewing and needlework, and by playing the organ for two hours a_ day. The Deming KOTS Community radio program was the scene for many sing-alongs Area citizens benefited from her knitted sweaters and blankets and robes.; Mrs. Holley is survived by one daughter, BarHolly Rock and her husband Michael; nieces and nephews, Billie Jo; Williams and her husband claude of Battle creek Mich.; Dr. Daveen Whelsely of Dallas, Walter Spangle and his wife Beth of elgin TX; don Barksdale and his wife Bobbie of Houston, jean Condry and -------

Funera] services were held in Silver City Monday- for Arthur Holman, former resident of Silver City, who died in Morenci, Ariz., last Friday. Mr. Holman was born in Pinos Altos and lived in Grant County most of his life. Survivors are his mother, Mrs.P. W. Holman of Silver City. and thTee.cisters Miss Alta Hoirnan, and Martha B1alock of Morenci; Mrs. Eileen Guinn of ????

Two local Grant County youths were killed whet, their car apparently traveling at high speed, failed to negotiate a turn on route 338 near Cotton City and hurtled 896 feet through the air. James Young, 21. son of Mr. and Mrs. Homer Young of,. Tyrone, driver of the car, and Danny Dale Holman , 22, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Holman of Silver City were dead when investigating officers arrived. According to reports the accident. apparently happened at about 2:30 a.m,when the youth were returning from a dance in the area but the wreck was not discovered until the next morning. Holman was a graduate of Silver High School and an electrician employed by Southwest Electric of Silver City. Funeral services were hld Tuesday in Silver City.’ Services for James Young. Were held Tuesday at the Wheeler mortuary in, Deming.

Holman: Services for Mrs. George Holman, formerly of Silver City,who died last Friday in San Diego, were held in that city on Tuesday morning. Mrs. Holman was the widow of the late George Holman, and was a lifetime resident of Grant County untill about 10 years ago when she and Mr. Holman moved to San Diego , Calif. She was born in Georgetown, New Mexico, in the early 1880's, and is well remembered in Silver City, where she made her home for several years. Mr. Holman passed away two years ago in San Diego. She is survived by a son Thomas Holman also of San Diego.

Holman: Harry Holman, 66, of Glenwood died Monday, Oct. 1, in Silver City. He was born in Dallas on Jan. 16, 1924, to Mollie Campbell Holman and John Thompson Holman, both descendants of pioneer Texas families. He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Gwyneth Holman; daughter Valerie Allen and her husband, Robert, of Hackettstown, N.J.; son, Thomas, of Glenwood; daughter, Susan Edwards and her husband, Douglas, of Mesquite; five grandchildren, Robert, Gwyneth, Matthew, Travis Harry and Vicki Allen; two brothers, John T. Holman of Austin, Texas, and R. Henry Holman of El Paso, Texas; and two brothers-in-law, Richard Dunn of Providence, R.I., and John G. Dunn of El Paso. He was a World War II veteran, graduating from infantry officer candidate school at Fort Benning, Ga., in 1942 at the age of 18. He served overseas in the 143rd Regiment of the 36th Infantry Division, Texas National Guard, in North Africa, Italy and southern France. He fought in the beachhead at Salerno, the Rapido River crossing, and the breakout from Anzio, and was wounded in the invasion of southern France. He was released from active duty upon demobilization in 1945 with the permanent rank of first lieutenant. After the war, he saw duty with the National Guard of Arizona. He was an elementary school teacher for 24 years. He held a bachelor of science degree from Western New Mexico University and a master of arts degree from New Mexico State Universtiy. He taught in Luna, Pequannock, N.J., Hatch, and Silver City, where he was also assistant principal of Stout Intermediate School. His greatest honor, he felt, was being selected in their graduation speech by four valedictorians of the Class of 1980 at Silver High School, as the teacher who had "personified the ideals of education." He was a charter member of the NMSU chapter of Phi Delta Kappa and a founding member and secretary of the University Club in Silver City. He served as president of the Hatch Valley Education Association, and vice president of the Dona Ana County Classroom Teachers Assocation. Interment and a memorial service will be held at Fort Bayard National Cemetery on Friday, Oct. 12, at 3 p.m. with military honors by American Legion Post 18. Memorial contributions may be made to the Glenwood Community Library.

Holman: Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 12 at the Santa Rita Community Church for Margaret Holman, who died in Morenci, Ariz., March 10. The Rev. Harold Johnson, pastor of the church, officiated. Burial was in the Santa Rita cemetery. Margaret Nolan Holman was born in New York State on April 18, 1877and came to Grant County with her parents in the early 80's. She was married to William Holman in 1894 at Pinos Altos. Until the last few years, the deceased had resided in Santa Rita, but at thetime of her death lived with her daughter, Mrs. Margaret Blalock in Morenci. Survivors are three daughters, Mrs. Alta Dawe of Morenci, Mrs. Eileen Gwinn of Ajo, Ariz., and Mrs. Blalock; three sons, John Holman and William Holman of Morenci and E.D. Holman ofHurley.

James (Red) Holmes, 62, a former resident of Silver City, died June 6 in Snowflake, Ariz. Graveside services will be held Sunday in Hillcrest Cemetery, in Las Cruces, at 2 p.m. Holmes was a former owner of the Locker Plant Service Station and a member of the Oddfellows in Silver City. He moved to Arizona two years ago. He leaves his widow, Mrs. Stacy Holmes, and two sons, W. L. (Sandy) Holmes in Snowflake and Wayne Homes.in Las Cruces. Prlmitivo F. Islas, 69, a retired employee of Kennecott Copper Corp. and Veteran of World War I. died yesterday at Fort Bayard Veterans Hospital. Born in Pinos Altos he was a life-long resident of Grant County. Survivors are his mother, Mrs. Marcela Islas, of Calexico, Calif.; three sisters, Mrs. Carolina Galaz, San Lorenzo Mrs. Beatrice Grijalva, Santa Rita and Mrs. LIbrada Holguin, Albuquerque; and three brothers, Fred Islas, Tuxpan, Mexico; Mariano Islas, Calexico, Calif., and Eboy Islas, Santa Ana, Calif. Rosary services were held at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Curtiss Mortuary chapel. Mass was said at 9 a.m. today at the Santa Rita Catholic Church by the Rev. Ft Julian Ordonez, followed by burial in the Fort Bayard Cemetery

Holmes: Frank Holmes, 63, died at Hillcrest Hospital Monday morning. He was a native of Theta, Tenn., and had lived in Silver City the past 31 years. Mr. Holmes was employed by Hillcrest Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Odessa and one daughter, Mrs. Mable Paul of Silver City; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Also surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Ruth Walder of Detroit, and Mrs. Mary Frances Hedspith of Nashville, Tenn.; and two brothers, James of Inkster, Mich., and Raymond of Nashville.

Holmes: Mary Alice Holmes, a former resident of Willcox, Ariz., for nine years, died April 1 at Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque. She was 76 years old. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Holmes in 1964 and her mother, Nellie Richmond in 1982. Mrs. Holmes had moved to Mimbres from Willcox three yearsago. She was a housewife. She was born on June 5, 1910, in Goldfield, Colo. She was a member of the St. Francis Newman Center in Silver City, the Willcox Emblem Club No. 367 and the Town and Country Garden Club in Mimbres. Survivors include a daughter, Joan Etheredge of Mimbres; two sons, John Raymond Holmes of Little Rock, Ark., and Pat Lee Holmes of Miami, Fla.; eight grandchildren, Leslee Robinson and Karla Etheredge, both of Albuquerque, Brian Etheredge of Virginia Beach, Va., Patricia, Antonio, Caroline and Katherine, all of Caracas, Venequela, and Antonio Holmes of New York and John Paul Holmes of Miami; and two great-grandchildren. A rosary was recited for Mrs. Holmes on Sunday, April 5, at Weslawn Chapel in Willcox. The Rev. Robert Figurel offered the requiem Mass at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Burial was in Cochise Gardens of Rest in Benson, Ariz. Pallbearers for Mrs. Holmes included Brian Etheredge, Robi Robinson, Grady Moore, Robert Moore, Max Coleman and Dale Carlstedt. Honorary Pallbearers were Gordon Douglas, Dan Douglas, J.D.Etheredge, OdellHolmes, Bob Towle, Jordan Hodge, Don Thompson and Ronald Oglesby.

Holmquist: Ray Jennings Holmquist, 80, of Silver City, died Monday in the Gila Regional Medical Center after an extended illness. Mr.Holmquist was born Aug. 9, 1906 in Haxtun, Colo. He retired in 1968 from the Atomic Energy Commission. In 1960 he met and married Mae Agnes Oncale. He and she made their home in Silver City and had lived here since 1960. Mr. Holmquist was active in community affairs, especially the Kiwanis Club and the Silver City Cemetery Board. He is survived by his wife, Mae Holmquist of Silver City; by a daughter, Carol Diane Matteson of Arvada, Colo.; by three half sisters, Grace Rexin of Hughson, Calif., Inez Lindbeck of Turlock, Calif., and Agnes Harkness of Carmichel, Calif.; by two grandchildren, Tracy and Lori Matteson of Arvada; and by a son-in-law, Danel Matteson, also of Arvada. Memorial services willbe held at the First United Presbyterian Church of Silver City Thursday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. David Goble officiating. Burial will take place in the rose garden of the Memory Lane Cemetery. The Curtis-Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

HOLMQUIST: Mae Holmquist, 95. a lifetime resident of Silver City, entered eternal rest Tuesday at Horizon Southwest Nursing 1Home. Ms. Holmquist had acquired many friends. induding many staff members, at Horizon Southwest. She had a very special way of bringing peace to her friends ~at the nursing home and often much laughter to the staff members. Ms. Hoimquist's presence will he deeply missed. She is survived by two step-granddaughters, Jean Mclavisa of Clifton, Ariz., and Patricia Theis of Show Low, Ariz.; a step-niece, Jeanette Maquire of Baton Rouge, La.; and a step-nephew, Ralph Sharp Jr., also of Baton Rouge. A graveside service will he held Monday at 3:30 p.m. at the Masonic Cemetery. Deacon Bill Holguin will officiate. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Funeral services for Juan Holguin who was struck and killed by an automobile Friday evening, were held Monday afternoon at the Hurley Catholic Church. Cox Mortuary was in charge of arrangements. The accident occurred at about 11:15 when Mr. Holguin stepped in front of a car which was traveling at a moderate rate of speed according to witnesses. Driver of the car was John Lee Pack of. Bayard. Mr holquin was born at Tortugas NM., June 12, 1882, and had resided in this vicinity for some 10 years. He is survived by his wife, a son. Ramon, of Hurley, and three daughters Mrs Emma saliz, Mrs Arora Padilla, and Miss Mauela Hoquin all of Hurley; a sister Mrs Manuela Benavides also of Hurley

Manuel Z. Holguin, 77, passed away Saturday, October 15 at Hillcrest Hospital. Mr. Holguin was a native of Mexico, and had resided in Silver City for the past 57 years. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Barbara Holguin of Silver City, two daughters, Miss Carmen Holguin of Silver City, Mrs. Sesaria Ramirez of Sierra Vista, Ariz., four sons, Raul Holguin of Tucson, Ariz, Manuel Holguin, Jr. of Bell, Calif. Manuel Munoz of Puente, Calif., Henry Holguin Guerra of Silver City, 14 grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Also surviving are two sister Mrs. Elena

Narsisco D Holquin 74, a resident of Central for 60 years, died in his home Monday. In recent years he had been retired. Surviving the deceased are two sons, Basillio and Pedro of Central; three daughters, Miss Connie holquin, Mrs Edward Regalado and Mrs Julian Valles all of Central; 17 grandchildren and four great grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs Ramona De La O of Central and Mrs Fransisca Hernandez of Bayard; and a brother, Ramon De La O of Central. Rosary services were held Wednesday at 7:30 pm at the Curtis mortuary chapel. Mass was said at 9am today at Santa clara Catholic church the Rev Casimer Petraukas officiating. Burial was in the Central cemetery.

Panfilo Holguin, 95, died Sunday, June 5 at his home in Central. He was born .June 5, l888 and was retired civil service employee, having worked Fort Bayard for over 40 years. At age 71, on June 1958, he was honored at a retirement party as the oldest federal employee at fort Bayard. Holquin is .survived by two daughters; Felicistas Chavez of Las Cruces and Adelina Duran of Central; five sons, Ramon and Albert Holguin of Central, Pete and Edward of Silver City and Arthur of Las Cruces; 24 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Daria Holguin, onb Nov 3. 1958. Rosary was recited on Tuesday, June 7in Santa Clara Catholic church, Central. Mass of the Resurrection was celebrated on Wednesday, June 8. Both services. were under the direction of the Rev. Fr. Paul Ragazinskas. Burial followed in the Central cemetery. Serving as active and honorary pallbearers were.Holguin’s grandsons. Arrangements byCurtis-Bright

HOLSON: Charles W. Holson, 85, one of Silver City's pioneers, whocame here in 1872 and made it his home until 1922, a period of 50 years, died last Friday at his home in Bakersfield, Calif.,where he had resided for the past 35 years. News of his death was received by Silver City friends in messages from a son, Thomas W. Holson. Apparently in good health, he had celebrated the Fourth of July with members of the family, enjoying a barbecue and watching a fireworks display. The following morning, after breakfast, he stepped out into the yard to water a melon patch, when he was stricken with a heart seizure and passed away in a matter of minutes. After leaving Silver City, Mr. Holson for someyears was employed by the Kern Land and Cattle Co., in California,owners of the Diamond A Ranch properties in Grant County. Recently, Lou Blachly, Silver City historian, visited the Holson home in California and took several tape recordings of early day events recounted by Mr. Holson, who had a vivid recollection of the Indian days and trail blazers of the Southwestern Frontier. He lived a long, useful and happy life and had innumerable friends. Surviving are two sons, Tom Holson, Bakersfield; Dr, Francis C. Holson, Ventura, Calif.; daughter, Mrs. David C. Mills,Bakersfield; four grandchildren, Thomas Jr., Bakersfield; Mrs. Jane Kleindienst, Culver City, Calif.; Charles C. Mills, Claremont, Calif.; Judith High, Santa Ana, Calif.; three great-grandchildren, Susan Holson, Bakersfield; Janet and Judith Kleindienst, Culver City, and a brother, D. J. Holson, Monrovia, Calif.

The Rev. David Elvon’ Holt, former rector of The Church of The Good Shepherd. Silver City passed away on Monday, Nov. 2, in Boston, Mass. The Rev: Holt was born in Natchez Miss. In 1897. He graduated from St Luke’s Seminary, University of the South, Sewanec, Tenn.; in 1922, and was ordained to the Priesthood in 1923. The Rev. Holt served all of his ministry in the south and southwest. He was Rector of the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd. Silver City, from 1945 to 1957. In 1958 he accepted the Rectorship of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Ocean Springs. Miss, serving out his ministry there. Survices for the Rev Holt will be on Thursday morning in Ocean Sprngs. Miss. In lieu of flowers a mernorial to his name will be established atSt Johns Episcopal Church, Ocean Springs.

Hom: Private funeral services were held in Rest Haven Memorial Gardens on Tuesday, December 9 for Mr. Ting Hom, age 91, who had been a resident of Safford for the past 10 years. The grave was dedicated by Ray Luster. Born in China, Mr. Hom came to the United States at age of 18, settling in San Francisco. He later moved to Silver City, New Mexico, where he owned and operated a restaurant for 60 years, retiring ten years ago, and moved to Safford, where he has since made his home. Survivors include three sons, Shuck (Paul) Hom, co-owner of the Star Cafe of Safford, Pon Hom and Yen Hom, both of Denver, Colorado; one daughter, Tan Cong of China. Eighteen grandchildren and two great-grandchildren also survive him. Arrangements were under the direction of the Caldwell Funeral Home.

Mrs. Florence Karma Abel Homes,71, passed away at Resthaven Nursing Home Sept. 13. Mrs. Holmes was a native of Chillicothe, Mo. and had lived in Bayard for 39 years. Survivors include her husband, Alton of Bayard: one daughter. Mrs. Katherine Smith of El Paso. Texas: one granddaughter: and one sister, Mrs. India Litton’ of Wichita, Kan. Funeral services were conducted in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel at 2:30 p.m. Thursday with the Rev. Eugene A. Bjork of the Grant County Community Parrish officiating. Cremation was followed in Albuquerque. The family requested that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to the Resthaven Nursing Home in Memory of Mrs. Holmes

Mrs. ‘Grace S Hon, 79, who’ had made her home for the past year at Auburn, Wash, died there Monday , Mrs Hon was a retired postmaster at Whitewater having served In that capacity for 18 Years. Survivors of the deceased include a son, Homer Hon of Auburn; and seven grandchildren. Harley Chapter No. 43, Order of Eastern Star, will have charge of funeral services at 2 pm. Friday in the chapel of the Curtis Mortuary ‘in Silver ‘City. Burial will follow in the Masonic Cemetery.

HOOD: Raymond Stacey Hood, 33, of Lordsburg passed away Friday, Feb. 11, at his home. Visitation will be from 6-7 this evening at Lordsburg Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Lordsburg Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. Mr. Hood was born Feb. 23, 1966, in Las Cruces, the son of Raymond Hood Jr. and Sue Stacey. Mr. Hood is sur- vived by his wife, Korena, one son, Raymond Brandon Hood, and one daughter, . Stacey Irene Lea Hood, all of Lordsburg; his mother, Sue Stacey of Silver City; one brother, Lonnie Camacho II of San Diego; and his grandparents, Irene and Raymond Hood Sr. of Lordsburg. He was preceded in death by his father, Raymond Hood Jr.; and his grandparents, Hubert Stacey Mr. Hood was a wonderful husband, father and son. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Lordsburg Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Hood: Laurel Jean Hood, 40, passed away Monday at her home in Silver City following an extended illness. She was a dedicated Christian, wife and mother. Mrs. Hood enjoyed doing embroidery and handwork for her many friends, family and church members. She is survived by her husband of 19 years, Terry C. Hood; one son, Andrew T. Hood; two daughters, Pamela J. Hood and Sheila M. Hood; her father, A. Reed Dickinson of Tustin, Calif.; her mother, Carnella J. Towne of Bernalillo; one brother, David L. Dickinson of Bellflower, Calif.; and three sisters, Camie D. Craft of Lubbock, Texas, Emily G. Dickinson of Santa Fe and Dawn M. Rollason of Albuquerque. A memorial service will be held at the Church of Christ on the corner of 12th and West streets in Silver City at 11 a.m. Wednesday. In lieu of flowers, Mrs. Hood requested that contributions be made to the Western New Mexico University Bible Scholarship Fund in care of Baca's Funeral Chapels or in care of the 12th and West Church of Christ in Silver City. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Hood: Sue Ann Hood. 60, a longtime resident of Hurley, entered eternal rest Saturday at her home. Grave-side funeral services are set for Tuesday morning at Fort Bayard National cemetery. Duane Springer of Fort Bayard Church of Chrit will officiate and interment will follow. She was born Oct. 9, 1933, in Knox County. Texas, and moved to Grant County in 1941 from Haskel, Texas. She was a homemaker and a member of the Bayard Church of Christ, and had been active in the Grant County extension club program. Survivors include her husband, Charles Hood of the home; two sons, Terry Hood and his wife, Laurie, of Silver City, and Tim Hood and his wife, Linda, of Playas; a daughter, Toni Franks and her husband, John, of San Antonio, Texas; her father, Clyde Odell Isbell of Fort Bayard; a brother, Randall Isbell of Deming; a sister, Mary Beth Crow of Harley; and 10 grandchildren. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels

Hooke: Albert Francis Hooke, 70, entered eternal life Monday. A resident of Fort Bayard, he was a retired apartment manager and a veteran of the United States armed forces. He is survived by his son, Robert M. Hook of Newark, Del.; and two daughters, Dinah Hooke of Albuquerque and Gwynne Hooke of LaFayette, Calif. Also surviving are three grandchildren. No local services are planned.Cremation was by Baca's Mimbres Crematorium. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East and Delk Drive, Silver City.

Edward H. Bowker, 73, lifelong resident of Grant County, died last Thursday at his, home at Gila He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Helen Bowker; a brother, John Bowker; two sisters, Mrs. Charlotte Miller of California and Mrs. Ida Maxwell, Springerville, Ariz. The Rev. Harold E. Johnson of the Santa Rita Community church conducted graveside burial rites Sunday in the family plot near Cliff. Funeral “arrangements and internment was under the ‘direction of the Cox Mortuary.

Frank James Hooker, a native of Grant County and who had lived here for 78 years, died December 30 at his residence in San Simon, Ariz. Mr. Hooker, who was born in Silver City April 18, 1895, and his wife, Elma’, had moved to San Simon from Gila in 1973 to be near their eldest son, Milton, and his family. Mr. Hooker was the descendant of a pioneer Grant County ranching family. His grandparents, Seth and Amelia Hooker, traveling by covered wagon’ passed through this area in 1875 en route to California and two years later returned to Settle here permanently. His ‘parents, Horace and Cassie Cooley Hooker, ranched in this area for many years on Greenwood Canyon, Mangus and Bear Creek. The family had lived on the Mangus for 18 years prior to moving to Bear: Creek before 1918. In addition to farming and ranching the deceased was active in a variety of other activities which included operating a school bus run, working for the Forest Service, manager of the Bayard ‘Triangle. Service Station and ‘cattle inspector. During World War I, Mr. Hooker trained with the Army at Camp Cody, Deming, and subsequently served with the cavalry in France.. In World War 11 he worked as a carpenter at the Deming Air Base. Mr Hooker and Ella Oroom were married in Lordsburg September 1, 1924. They took up residence in the Gila valley and lived there until moving to San Simon. In the late twenties, Mr. Hooker aided the engineers in planing a flood control project which established the original Hooker dam site, named after the deceased. Hookers celebrated their fiftieth wedding anniversary in September 1, 1974, with a party at the Club House in Cliff given by their children. Mr. Hooker is survived by his wife Elma of San Simon, one daughter, Ella May Johns, Emmett, Idaho; two sons, Milton Hooker, San Simion and Ralph Hooker. Sunnyvale, California; one sister, Margaret Hale, Kirkland Road; two brothers Denton Hooker, Kirkland Road, and Jack Hooker. Redrock; 12 grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Services were held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Gila on Monday, with Bishop Tommy Shelley officiating, assisted by Bishop Adair Merrill of Animas. Family services were held, at 1:30 p.m., with the regular service at 2:00 p.m. and graveside services following. Interment was in the Mesa Cemetery. Gila. The pallbearers, all nephews of the deceased, were Joe Hooker, Johnny Hooker, Donald Hooker, Billy Kirkland, Lee Horace Rice and Eddie Jay Laney. The funeral arrangements were in charge of the Willcox mortuary.

HOOKER: Lucy Jane Hooker, 89, of Silver City passed away Wednesday, Sept.’ 16, in Horizon Southwest Nursing Home. Grave-side funeral services will be conducted today at 2 p.m. in Mesa Cemetery, Gila, with Floyd Robertson officiating. Mrs. Hooker was born Oct. 19, 19O8~ the daughter of Thomas’ Jefferson Shelley and Hattie Hooker Shelley. She was married to John Volney Hooker on Feb. 27, 1929, in Socorro. She is survived by a daughter, Rose Marie Powers, and her husband, Bill; a son, John W. Hooker, and his wife, Mary Jo, of Albuquerque; four granddaughters, Elva Zumwalt and her husband, George, of Truth or Consequences, Phyllis Badger of Austin, Texas, J0 Ann Taylor and her husband, Glen, of Silver City, and Karen Powers’ of Tucson, Ariz.; step-grandchildren, Bonnie Greer and her husband, Joe, of El Cajon, Calif., Margaret Cardenis and her husband, Mike, of Jamule, Calif., Eva Lindsey and her husband, Will, of Clover, S.C., and Linda Weltman and her husband Larry, Weltman of Texas; nine great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one son, Walter Evan Hooker, in 1,943; one daughter, Winnie Mae Hobbs, in 1992; two sisters, Viola Eakin and Mazie Hollimon; and five brothers, Edwin Shelley, Worty Shelley, Will Shelley, Lawrence Shelley and Vernon Shelley. Pallbearers will be Tommy Shelley, Jolye Eakin,~Jimmy Shelley, Terrell Shelley, Walton Hollimon Bob Shelley and Vernon Shelley. Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Robert L Hooker, 49, a life long resident of Grant County and a member of the pioneer Horace Hooker ranch family, died Wednesday in Hillcrest General hospital after a four months illness. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Vertis Lowery Hooker, four daughters, Mrs. Doris Elaine Laney and the Misses Carol Ann, Barbara Alice and Betty Lee Hooker and a granddaughter, Dwana Jan Laney: also by a sister, Mrs Margaret Kirkland and three brothers, Frank and Joe of Gila and Jack of Silver City. Graveside funeral services will be held at the Gila Mesa cemetery Friday at 3 p.m. the Rev. Clarence Crow of the Silver City Baptist Church conducting the rites. Burial will be under direction of the Cox Mortuary.

Hooker: Denton Dell Hooker, 89, of Fort Bayard entered life eternal Saturday at Fort Bayard Medical Center. He was born Jan. 2, 1902, in Silver City and had been a lifetime Grant County resident. Mr. Hooker was a train engineer for Chino Mines in Santa Rita, where he retired aftger 28 years and one month of service. He was a member of the National Rifle Association and an avid hunter. He was a veteran of World War II, having served with the U.S. Army. Graveside funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 3 in the Cliff Gila Mesa Cemetery with Donald Hooker officiating. Veterans honors will be accorded by American Legion Allingham-Golding Post No. 18. Survivors include numerous nieces and nephews in Grant County and the Western United States. Casket bearers will be David Rydeski, Terrel Shelley, Bobby Joe Agnew, David Hooker, Jeff Hooker and Barry Agnew. Honorary bearers are Stewart Hooker, Jim Shelley, Jim Wetzel, Bill Powers and all his other many friends. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Hooker: Ethel Gladys Rice Hooker, 90, entered life eternal Tuesdayat the Homestead Nursing Home in Silver City. She was born Nov. 29, 1902, to the pioneer family of Mary Belle Shelley and Lee Rice. Raised on a farm and ranch in the Gila Valley, she attendedat one-room school at Winn Canyon. Through the efforts of her father and others, the school was consolidated at Cliff through the 10th grade. After a serious illness at age 14, she and her brother, Blue, finished high school in Silver City. Mrs. Hooker'sentire family was always a strong supporter of education and music. On Nov. 29, 1922, she married a cowboy from Bear Creek, Joseph Horace Hooker, a member of another pioneer family. Together, they ran the HW Ranch, where their eldest son, Joe Hooker, was born. Mrs. Hooker cooked for and put up many visitors, including Ben Lily, the Lee Brothers and many of the founders of the Gila Valley. They homesteaded on YL Canyon, where their second son, Donald Hooker, was born. Then they bought the Granthom Place, where grandson David Hooker now lives. Their daughter, Mary Agnew, was born there. They moved to their present home in December, 1931. Driving the school bus for several years,they weathered the Depression and built a sizable ranch, always helping others when they could. They hired many young boys and girls so they could go to school, and they opened their home and hearts to anyone who had the need. They supported the school basketball program, taking cheerleaders and others to games and all over the state. Ethel and Joe Hooker made a good team, trading chores to get outside and milk the cow. She enjoyed the outdoors and ranch life to the fullest until about two years ago. She was the ultimate ranch wife, loving her husband, children, her extended family and the land. Surviving, as mentioned, are her sons, Joe Rice Hooker of San Diego, and Donald Edward and daughter-in-law, Betty Jane Hooker of Gila; daughter and son-in-law, Mary Rachel and Bob Agnew of Gila; sisters-in-law, Lucy Hooker of Silver City, Elma Hooker of Sweet, Idaho, and Leona Rice and Minnie Rice of Cliff; 13 grandchldren; 24 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph H. Hooker, and a son, John Worthington Hooker. Mrs. Hooker was active with the New Mexico Cattle Growers, Grant County home extension clubs and the New Mexico Farm and Livestock Bureau. Calling hours will begin atnoon Saturday and end at 1 p.m. at Baca's Funeral Chapels. There will also be visitation before the service. The funeral service will begin at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Trinity Presbyterian Church of Cliff. The Rev. David Goble will officiate. Donald Hooker will present the life history and will dedicate the grave. Interment will follow at the Gila Mesa Cemetery, where she will belaid to rest. Casket bearers will be Junior Lewis, Merejildo Placencio, Doug Hobbs, Jerry Monzingo, Eddie Kartchner and FreddieChappel. Honorary bearers will be Dale Shock, Clyde Reed, Otho Woodrow, Fred McCauley, Dr. Richard Walsh, Clayton Stevens, Wes Brown Ernie Brown, Worty Shelly, J.T. Hollimon, Lynn Carter, friends and neighbors. Memorials may be directed to the charity of the donor's choice. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Hooker: Funeral services for Horace Hooker, pioneer resident of the Gila area, who died Sunday at Las Vegas, N.M., were held Wednesday afternoon at the Mesa Cemetery at Gila. The Rev. Rhea Kuykendall officiated. Cox Mortuary was in charge of arrangements. Mr. Hooker, 84 years of age at the time of death, was born at Red Bluff, Calif., June 1, 1867. He came to Grant County with his parents at the age of nine, arriving in Silver City Jan. 1, 1887, As a young man, he entered the cattle businessand was an active member of the HW Cattle Co., Inc. in which the late John L. and Eben Burnside and the Hooker family were the stockholders. In 1936, he retired to his home on the Gila and hissons carried on the cattle business. His residence in the Gila area was for a period of 75 years. In 1892, Mr. Hooker married Cassie A. Cooley whose death occurred in 1914. There were eight children born to the union. In 1930, he was married to Mrs. LeotaCole of Gila. Survivors are his widow; five sons, Frank and Joe of Gila, Denton of Santa Rita and Jack and Bob of Silver City; onedaughter, Mrs. Margaret Kirkland, San Antonio, Tex., and one stepdaughter, Mrs. Alice Lobstein of Silver City. Also two sisters, Mrs. Harry Burgess of Silver City and Mrs. T. J. Shelley of Cliff. Seventeen grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren alsosurvive.

Hooker: John Volney "Jack" Hooker, 84, son of Horace and Cassie Cooley Hooker, was born Jan. 28, 1907, in the family home on the Mangus about 15 miles west of Silver City. He passed away Friday at his home on Rosedale Road. His grandparents came to Grant County in 1876. The first grave in the Gila Cemetery was that of his grandmother, a woman who died in 1883. All the members of his family have been ranchers and Jack Hooker carried on the tradition. Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Lucy; a son, John W. Hooker of Albuquerque; two daughters, Rose Marie Powers of Silver City and Winnie Mae Hobbs of Columbus; four grand-daughters; numerous nieces and nephews; and a sister, Margaret Hale, and a brother, Denton Hooker, both of silver City. Graveside services will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the Gila Cemetery with the Rev. Gorton Smith of the First United Methodist Church officiating. Family members selected Curtis-Bright Funeral Home to serve them.

Hooley: William Hooley, 50, of Pleasant Grove Utah, passed away Thursday at Gila Regional Medical Center. Services are pending at Curtis-Bright

Mrs. Maude Glasco Hooper. 46. died this morning at about 8:30 in Silver City following a long illness. Born at Wellston OK she had made her home at Turnersville For the past several years. She was a former employee of the veterans administration hospital at Fort Bayard. She is survived by her husband John E Hooper four daughters, Mrs Kenneth Wheeler of Holland Summit. Calif : Mrs Floyd Malofle, Fort Worth: Mrs Charles McGee Edmond OK and Mrs. Joe Hubbell Bakersfield, Calif two sons, John and Donald who reside at home, a sister Mrs Arthur Weeks Wellston a brother, Dave Glasco jr, Wettston and her father Dave Glasco. sr., also of Wellston Funeral services which will be held under the direction of cox mortuary are pending.

Funeral services for Mrs. Maude G. HoOper will be held tomorrow morning at 10:3O from the chapel of COX mortuary with the Rev. George Warren of the Church of Crist in Santa Rita officiating. Burial will be in the Silver City cemetery.

Hooper: Funeral sevices for Mrs. Maude G. Hooper were held Tuesday morning a 10 o'clock from the Chapel of the Cox Mortuary. Rev. George Warren, minister of the Santa Rita Church of Christ, Conducted the services. Interment was made in the Silver City cemetery. Mrs. Hooper died Saturday morning about 8:35 following a lengthy illness. She was born at Wellston. Okla. in 1904. She had been a resident of Grant County for several years and resided at Turnerville. Prior to her illness she was employed at the veterans administration hospital at Ft. Bayard. She is survived byher husband, John F. Hooper, four daughters, Mrs. Kenneth Wheeler of Holland Summit, Calif; Mrs. Floyd Malone, Fort Worth; Mrs. Charles Joe Hubbell, Bakersfield, Calif; and two sons John and Donald, who reside at home; a sister, Mrs. Arthur Weeks, Wellston; a brother, Dave Glasco Jr., Wellston; and her father Dave Glasco, Sr., also of Wellston. Pallbearers were; Ralph Moore, Iley Ridling, Edward Friend, RobertRevere, Wm. D. Hines and C.B. Fortenberry.

Hoover: H.A.Hoover, 76, oldest resident of Mogollon, wher he had lived since the boom days of that once fablous gold -silver producing mining camp, died the past weekend in Goshen, Indiana, where he was visting relatives. For many years, Mr. Hoover was agent in charge of mining properties at Mogollon owned by Eastern companies. He was an authority on the mining history of the MOGOllon Distric, which had earnrd him the title of"Mr. MOgollon" In recent years he had contributed stories to newspapersand magazines on the colorful history of Mogollon, where mining was hazardous in the early days, bening frequently interupted by raids led by Geronimo, Apache chiften The death of Mr. Hoover was suddn, as M.R. Walton of Silver CIty recived a letter from him written inGoshen, Ind. and dated Jan.9, in which he said he was laving for San Diego. The letter told of a happy holiday visit to his old home and gave no indication 6that he had been ill. In the letter he compared the climate of that part of the country with that of Silvrt City and Mogollon, which had been his "home" since Arpil11,1904, when he frist arrived ther as a youth. The lofty peaks and towering cliffs of the Mogolon Mountains never ceased to fascinate him, and ,as he often remarked "made him fell closer to Heaven"

HOOVER: Jeanette Hoover, 88, a resident of Silver City, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 4, at Gila Regional Medical Center. She was born April 26, 1911, in Seymour, Texas, in a covered wagon. Mrs. Hoover is survived by a brother, Charles J. Inman of Patagonia, Ariz., and a life- long friend, Flora Fullman of Silver City. She will be re- membered for her many fine qualities. Her hobbies were gardening, growing vegetables and beautiful flowers, making beautiful quilts and canning. Mrs. Hoover will be laid to rest at Memory Lane Cemetery on Saturday at 11 a.m. Gary Ford, a friend, will deliver the eulogy. Pallbearers are Harold Bray, Leon Pearce, Tommy Wayne Higgins, Bill Barragan, Tommy Higgins and Gary Ford. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Word was received here Tueday of the death in Honolulu of T H of Caroline Ruth Hopkins a native of Silver City. A graduate of New Mexico Western high School, she attended the Methodist Nursing School in Dallas, where she received her RN. She was a member of the Army Nurse Corps and served in the European Theater during World War II. After the war she received a post graduate degree in Public, Health at the Unitversity of California in Berkley. At the time of her death she was visiting her sister Mrs Bill Reese, in Honolulu. In addition to Mrs._Reese, she is survived by her parents Mr and Mrs J R Hopkins Diego, Calif., a sister, Mrs George Bagrie of San Diego and a brother, Roger. She is a niece of Mrs. R. I. Haven of Silver City.

HOPKINS; Flossie Mae Murphy Hopkins (Mrs. Ho- race "Hop" Hopkins) passed away Tuesday, Jan. 12, at Horizon Southwest Nursing Home. Graveside funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday at Mesa Cemetery in Gila with the Rev. David Goble officiating. Mrs. Hopkins was born r May 24, 1908, in Bell County, Texas, the daughter of Walter G. Murphy and Eliza Moore Murphy. She married William Horace "Hop" Hopkins on May 7, 1927, in San Angelo, Texas. Mrs. Hopkins is survived by a son, James H. Hopkins, and his wife, Hannah, of Twenty Nine Palms, Calif.; a daughter, Vera H. Crumbley, and her husband, Bud, of Cliff; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a former son-in-law, Monroe 0. Moore, and his wife, Janie, of Boulder City, Nev. Mrs. Hopkins will be remembered as a loving mother and grandmother al- ways providing a home for her family. Pallbearers for Mr. and Mrs. Hopkins' funeral service will be Bill Travis Reeves, Jubal Williamson, Greg Moore, Jeff Crumbley, Bill Liver- man, Keith St. Clair and Doug Reeves. Honorary bearers are Jay Reeves, Quaid St. Clair, Bill Schear, Ray Foster, Rusty Liverman and Tony Andazola. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Trinity Presbyterian Church in Cliff or Horizon Southwest Nursing Home in Silver City. Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Funeral services were held Monday at ‘San Diego, for J. Raymond Hopkins, 79, former resident of Silver City. Mr Hopkins died at his home from an extended illness. Mr. Hopkins was a former employee of the American National ‘Bank of Silver City. Survivors ‘include his widow, Mrs. Celeste Hopkins, San Diego; a sister, Mrs. Belle Haven San Diego; two daughters, Helen Doris; six grandchildren: and -- great grandchildren. Burial was made at San Diego.

Roger James Hopkins died this week in San Diego, Calif. He was born in Silver City where he attended the public schools. until the family moved to California in 1941. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Hopkins, - his father being associated with a bank in Silver City for some years. Besides his parents, survivors are two sisters, Mrs. Helen Bagrie of San Diego and Mrs. Doris Reese of San Bernardino, Calif. and a grandmother, Mrs. J. P James of Oakland, Calif. Funeral services were held in San Diego where burial took place.

HOPKINS: William Horace "Hop" Hopkins, 90, of Cliff passed away Friday, Jan. 22, at Horizon Southwest Nurs- ing Home. Graveside funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday in Mesa Cemetery in Gila with the Rev. David Goble officiating. Mr. Hopkins was born Jan. 24, 1908, in Greenville, Texas, the son of Will Lee Hopkins and Minnie Culberth. He married Flossie Mae Murphy on May 7, 1927, in San Angelo, Texas. Mr. Hopkins is survived by one son, James H. Hopkins, and his wife, Hannah, of Twenty Nine Palms, Calif.; a daughter, Vera H. Crumbley, and her husband, Bud, of Cliff; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a former son-in-law, Monroe 0. Moore, and his wife, Janie, of Boulder City, Nev. Mr. and Mrs. Hopkins were married for 71 years. He loved the outdoors and enjoyed the simple things of life. Mr. Hopkins will always be remembered as a good provider and a loving father and grandfather. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Trinity Presbyterian Church in Cliff or to Horizon Southwest Nursing Home in Silver City. Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Hopkins: Roy H. Hopkins, 83, died February 4, in Silver City. Mr. Hopkins was a native of Louisiana and a resident of Glenwood for twenty years. He is survived by his wife, Verna Hopkins of ElPaso, daughter, Mary Lucille Hopkins of Alexandria, Louisiana, son, William F. Hopkins of Tucson, Ariz., two sisters, Myrth Hopkins and Joyce Hopkins, both of Olla, Louisiana and three grandchildren. Graveside services were at 2 p.m., February 8 at the Glenwood Cemetery with Pastor Robert Corley conducting services. Pallbearers were Buddy Allred, Con Allred, Bobbie Johnston, Herman Johnson, Joe Saunders and Red Clanton. Arrangements were by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Hopla: Mary Ann Hopla passed away June 29 in London, England. She was 90 years old. She is suryived by six daughters, Lillian White and her husband, Dan, of Pinos Altos, and Ida Miller, Margaret May, Maureen McCluskie, Ann Edmond and Jennifer Frank, and three sons, Thomas, David and Brian, all of London. She is also survived by 30 grandchildren, including Jennifer Otwell of Silver City, Brian White of Edgewood, Roger White of San Diego, Vincent White of Silver City, and Rachel White of Phoenix, and many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Services will be held July 7 in London.

HOPLER: Jeanne Irene HopIer, 84, passed away Thurslay in Albuquerque. She was born in Williamsport, Pa., on Dec. 11, 1911., atending Lycoming College and Lockhaven College before going to Albuquerque in late 1932 with her parents. he graduated with a bacheor's degree from the University of New Mexico, ~there she was a member of Chi Omega Sorority. She is survived by her brother, Ed HopIer, and his wife, Gloria, of Albuquerque; and her niece, Beth Lois Stia of Saratog Calif. Memorial services will be conducted at e Cathedral Church of St. Jhn in Albuquerque on Tuesday at 2 p.m. Interment will follow at Sunset Memoal Park. Honorary pallbarers are Ruby and Victor Glenn, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Sauter, Ruth Rose, Neva and Jim King, and Bob and. Vickie Jones. In lieu of flowers, the family requests at a donation be made to the American Cancer Society, 5800 Lomas Blvd. N.E., Albuquerque, NM 87110. Arngements are by Hillest Funeral Home of Abuquerque.

HOPWOOD: Gloria Hop-wood, a longtime resident of Silver City, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 11. She was an avid golfer and devoted her life to being a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister. She is survived by her husband of 42 years, Bill; a son, Will, and wife, Pilar; a daughter, Kim; and grandchildren, Gregory, Kaitlyn and Ethan. Cremation has taken place. A private service was held for the family.

Horace, Porter, L. 60, a prominent retired cattle rancher in Apache Creek, died September 22 in Phoenix following an illness of several months. Mr.. Porter was born in Aragon, and had spent his entire life in Catron County. He was a veteran of World War 11. Soil and Conservation Service. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Neita Mae Porter of Apache Creek; one daughter, Mrs. D.R. Julian one son, Leon porter; a grandson; five brothers, Preston of Apache Creek, David of show Low, Ariz, Melvin of Atlanta, Ga, Lewis of Carlsbad; two sisters, Mrs. Floyd McMahan of Albuquerque and Mrs. Alice Dayer of Springerville, Ariz. Funeral services were held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the Apeache Creek Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Harlod E. Dykstra officiating. followed in the Apeache Creek Community Cemetery. Casket bearers were Albert Milligan, Max Lucero, Glen MCarty and Ronnie Hampton. The Curtis- Bright Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Following a long illness, Miss Stella Hôral, 73, sister of Mrs. Agnes Steyskal, widow of the late State Senator A. 0. Steyskal, of the Arenas Valley, passed away Sunday morning at Hillcrest General Hospital., where she had been a patient for two months. Born in Detroit, Mich., Miss Horal had resided with her sister for 45 years, at the Steyskal ranch home, and had a wide circle of friends in the community. The devotion of the two sisters and two nieces and a nephew was unbroken through the years. Surviving, besides the sister here, is another sister, Mrs. Mary Bilek Detroit: two nieces, Miss Leona Steyskal, living at home; Mrs. Gene Powers, the former Irene Steyskal, of Chicago, who was here during her aunt’s last illness, and a nephew, Raymond Steyskal, Hurley. Rosary services were held at the Cox Mortuary Chapel Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. with mass at 9 a.m. Wednesday a: St. Vincent de Paul’s Catholic church, conducted by Rev. Fr. Henry Saxton, Rev. Fr. Ramon Estivill and Rev. Fr. John Linnane. Interment was in the family plot in the Silver City cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were James S. Ryan, Thomas P. Foy, John Menard, Charles Smith, Harry Althaus, Don Lusk. Honorary pallbearers were Frank Vesely, Stuart Stirling, Robert Jackson, Sr., Thomas Foy, Leonard Calloway, Anthony Ehrman.

Word has been received from Mrs T. B. Saner of Pasadena. Calif. of the death of her sister, Mrs. George Harbauer, the former Ethel Oakes. Jan 22. in El Cajon, Calif The deceased was a native of Silver City and attended school here graduating from the local university, then a Normal School After graduation she, taught in the Fort Bayard school and also in Jerome Az leaving there about 22 years later. Her father, the late H L Oaks was one ttime foreman of the Silver City Independent. Members of the Oakes family resided in Silver city from 1894 until 1924. Other survivors include the husband of the deceased; a son Jack Cureton of Chula Vista Ca; five grandchildren and another sister Mrs M J O’Boyle of Santa Rosa Ca.

Julian Horcasitas, 80, who had lived in Central all Ms life died last Sunday at Hillcrest General Hospital. Mr. Horcasitas, retired, was former worker In the boiler shop of the Chlno Mines Division the Kennécott Copper Corporation, and was a veteran of Word War I. Survivors lnclude his wife, Mrs. Rosaurá Horeasltas of Central; a son, Onofrie’ Horcasitas eof Albuquerque; a daughter, Miss Virginia Horcasitas a teacher at Edwards Air Force Base In California;. a sister Mrs. Joe Baca of Mimbres, and four grandchildren. Rosary was said on Monday’ at 7 p. m. at the Santa Clara Catholic Church in Central and the funeral mass was at at 9a. m. Tuesday at the church with the Rev. Fr. Felix Sheridan officiating. Burial was In the Central Cemetery. Curtis Mortuary had charge of the arrangements.

Lorenzo T Horcasitas, 31, former member of the Silver City police force, died last Sunday in Carlsbad, where he had resided since May 1955, being emp!oyed by the McKinsie-Whittle construction Co. Born at Central, he was a member of a pioneer family. He attended elementary school in Central and thereafter graduated from Western High School in Silver City. During World Wars he served threè years in the U.’ S. Army Air Force. Mr. Horcasitas was a member. of the Knights of Columbus and the Catholic Church of Central. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Susie C. Horcasitas, a son, Randy and two daughters Gilda and Vicki Ann; father, Pablo R. Horcasitas.

Luis P. Horcasitas, 80, of 511. Silver City, died Saturday at Hillcrest Hospital. He was a retired employee of the Empire Zinc Co. at Hanover, ending his service with the company in 1953. Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Leonora Horcasitas; a son, Alfred Horcasitas of Silver City; a daughter, Mrs. Frank Arrey of Los Angeles, five grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren; a brother, Julian Horcasitas of Central, and a sister, Mrs. Joe Baca of Dwyer. Rosary services were held Monday at 7:30 p.m. at the chapel at Curtis Mortuary and mass was said Tuesday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with the Rev. Fr. A. James Milano officiating. Burial was in the Catholic Cemetery. Pallbearers were Mike Arrey, Mike Baca, Edward Acuna, Rito Gonzales, John Riedlinger and Loule Montejano.

Mrs.Adela L Horcasiias, 76 widow at the late Joe M. Horcasitas of Central, died last Mon day at the home of a daughter Miss Elizabeth Hórcasitas, In Las Cruces, with whom she had been living for the past nine months Mrs. Horcasitas had lived all of her life In Grant County and was a member of a pioneer family.. Other survivors’ Include three other daughters, Mrs. Diego Gonzales of Santa Fe, Mrs. Marquez Mendez of Tegucigalpa, Honduras, and Mrs. Sam Contreras of Las Cruces; one son, Willie Horcasitas of Central, 12 grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Arthur Carbajal of Las Cruces; and one brother; Rito Lucero of El Paso. Rosary services were conducted at the chapel of Curtis Mortuary and funeral mass was said at 10a.m. Friday by the Rev Casimir Petrauskas at ‘the Santa Clara Catholic Church in Central. Burial followed In the cemetery at Central.

Mrs. Pasquala Chacon Horcasitas, wife of Pablo Horcasitas of Centera1, died Tu esd a y morning following a lingering illness. Mrs. Horcasitas was born in Mexico on May 17, 1889, but had resided in this county for 40 years. She is survived by her husband; five daughters, Mrs Frank W Fletcher, Mrs Mercedes Holquin and Mrs Minnie Portillo of Central; Mrs Jane Murifo of Hurley; and Mrs Fessie Longacre of Santa Fe; three sons, Lawrence and Porfirio of Silver City and Pablo Jr of the home; Four sisters, Mrs J C Perez Visalia Ca; Mrs C Vaeza, Los Angeles Ca; Mrs G Quesada, Central;, and Mrs. J. Carpio in Mexico, and a brother J. Chacon in Los Angeles. Funera1 services, directed by Cox Mortuary, were held Wednesdav afternoon at four o’clock in the Central Catholic church with the Rev Thomas J Colgan officiating. Burial was in the family plot in the Central cemetery.

Horcasitas: Grant County lost one of its best known pioneer residents last Saturday in the death of Jose M. Horcasitas, 72, who passed away at the family home in Central following a heart attack. Mr. Horcasitas had a long and active life. His first job was with the Santa Rita Stores Co. Thereafter for many years he was an employee of Chino Mines Division, Kennecott Copper Corp., retiring in 1955. At the time of his death he was active in conducting a general store at Central. Survivors are his widow, Mrs. Adela Horcasitas; a son, William, Central; four daughters, Miss Elizabeth Horcasitas, Las Cruces; Mrs. Diego Gonzales, Santa Fe; Mrs. Sam Contreras, Central; Mrs. Marcos Mendez, Honduras, Central America; twelve grandchildren and three brothers, Rumaldo, Los Angeles; Mike, Hurley; Pablo, Central. Rosary services were held Tuesday evening at the Cox Mortuary chapel. Mass was said at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Santa Clara Catholic Church in Central, followed by burial in the Central cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Frank Duran, P.H. Duran, Eddie Duran, P.T. Horcasitas, Arthur and Gilbert Holguin.

Horcasitas: Jovita S Horcasitas, 85, a resident of Hurley, died this morning at Lovelace Medical Center in Albuquerque. Services are pending. Entrusted to Baca.

Horcasitas: Juan P. Horcasitas, 63, a longtime employe of Chino MInes Division, Kennecott Copper Corp, at the foundry in Hurley, was stricken Wednesday morning with a heart attack while at work. He was given emergency treatment immediatlely, but died while enroute to Silver City Hillcrest General Hospital in a company ambulance. He was a life-long resident of Grant County. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Margarita Horcasitas; five daughters, Mrs. Cosme Perez, Hurley; Mrs. Bruce Hardy, Lincoln, Ill, Mrs. Sam Martinez, Whittier, Calif,; Mrs. Angel Borrendo, Pico Calif.; Mrs.Gilbert Trujillo, Los Angeles; two brothers, Luis and Julian Horcasitas, Central and a sister, Mrs. Jose Baca, Dwyer. Funeral services were pending today and will be announced by the Cox Morturay.

Horcasitas: Mrs. Leonor V. Horcasitas, 75, died at Hillcrest Hosptial Nov. 6, following an extended illness. Mrs. Horcasitas was a native of Silver City and had lived here all of her life. Her husband, Luid P. Horcasitas, preceded her in death in 1963. Survivors include one son, Alfred of Silver City; one daughter, Mrs. Jospehine Arrey of Los Angeles, Calif.; 5 grandchildren and 2great-grandchildren; 3 brothers, Carlos Valencia of Anxard, Calif., Luis Valencia of Gardena, Calif., and Lucas Valencia of Silver City; 5 sister, Mrs. P.V. Sedillos of Los Angeles, Calif., Mrs. Petra Gonzales of Silver City and Mrs. Florence Fierro of Silver City. Rosary services were held in the Curtis-Bright Chapel at 7:30 p.m. Sunday with the Funeral Mass being recited in St. Vincent Catholic Church at 9:30 a.m. Monday. Interment followed in the Catholic Cemetery with the Rev, Fr. A. James Milano officiating.

Horcasitas: Mrs. Margarita V. Horcasitas, a lifelong resident of Grant County,

Pablo P. Horacasitas, 76, a retired miner and deputy sherriff, who had lived all his life in Central, died last Wednesday at Hillcrest General Hospital. A rosary service was held Thursday in the chapel at the Curtis Mortuary. The Rev. Fr. Frank Sierra conducted the funeral mass Friday morning at the Santa Clara Catholic Church in Central. Burial was in the Central Cemetery. Survivors of the deceased include two sons, Pete Horcasitas of Central and Pablo Horcasitas, Jr., of Pocatello, Ida; three daughters, Mrs. Juanita Marrufo of Hurley, Mrs. Minnie Portillo of Las Cruces and Mrs. Bessie Longacre of Albuquerque; 14 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren; and a brother Mike Horcasitas of Las Angeles.

Horcasitas: Porfirio "Pete" Horcasitas, 53 died at Red River. A native of Central, Horcasitas was a former state policeman and also was town marshall of Central. Survivors include the widow ofthe deceased, Mrs. Maxine Horcasitas; a son, Porfirio, Jr.; a grandson; his sisters, Mrs. Juanita Marufo of Hurley, Mrs. Benny Portillo of Central and Mrs. Fessie Longacre of Albuquerque; and abrother, Paul of Grants.

Horcasitas: Reymundo V. Horcasitas, 64, passed away January 30 at Hillcrest Hospital. Mr. Horcasitas was a lifelong resident of Grant County, and was employed by Kennecott Copper Corporation. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Jovita Horcasitas of Hurley, two daughters, Mrs. Evangeline Duran of Albuquerque, Mrs. Lena Holguin of Monrovia, Liberia, Africa, two sons, Ray Horcasitas, Jr. of Silver City, Ruben Horcasitas, of Bayard, 14 grandchildren and a sister, Patsy Horcasitas of Los Angeles, Calif. Rosary recitation was at 7:00 p.m. Feb. 2 in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel. Funeral Mass was at 10:00 a.m. Feb. 3 at the Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Hurley with Rev. Fr. James Soliz conducting both services. Interment followed in the Catholic Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were George Moreno, David Martinez, Tommy Gutierrez, Cresencio Moreno, Joe Sandoval and Jesus Perea. Honorary pallbearers will be Sammy Ray Duran, Michael Duran, Ray Horcasitas, III, Raul Holguin, Jr., Robert Horcasitas, Rudolph John Holguin, Christopher James Holguin, Christopher Daniel Horcasitas and Shane Horcasitas.

Horcasitas: Rosaura Molina Horcasitas, 92, a former resident of Central, entered eternal rest Sunday at ST. Joseph's Hospital in Albuquerque. Visitation will begin at 2 this afternoon at Baca's Funeral Chapel in Silver City and the vigil service will be held there this evening beginning at 7. Deacon Johnnie Perez will lead the service. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Thursday morning at 10 at Santa Clara Catholic Church in Central with the Rev. Michael Lindsay, pastor, officiating. The rite of committal will follow at the Central Cemetery. She was born Feb. 17, l901, in Cases Grandes, Chihuahua, Mexico, to Pedro Molina and Tomasita Reyes. She had lived in Central for many years. Mrs. Horcasitas was a communicant at Santa Clara Catholic Church. The church was an important part of her life. She was also very active at the Central Senior Citizens Center. She moved to Albuquerque in May 1991 and had recently become a resident at St. Mary's Rest Home. Survivors include her son, Onofre Horcasitas, and his wife, Mary Lou, of Albuquerque, a daughter, Virginia Dudley, and her husband,Jack, of Lancaster, Calif.; four grandchildren, Richard Horcasitas of Westminster, Colorado.; Steve Horcasitas and his wife, Emily, and David Horcasitas of Albuquerque, and Barara Horcasitas of Dallas; and two great-grandchildren, Max and Danielle Horcasitas of Albuquerque. Emma Galindo of Hurley was a close companion. She was preceded in death by a son. Julian Horcasitas, in 1949, and her husband, Julian Horcasitas Sr., in 1969. Pallbearers will be Richard and Steven Horcasitas, Federico, Freddie and Juan Rodriquez, and Jose Arredondo, Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Horcasitas: Ruben Sepulveda Horcasitas, 42, died Saturday in Bayard. Mr. Horc

Horlacher: 35 of Safford Ariz., suffered fatal injuries in a highway accident, Feb.11. Funeral services were held Feb.13 in theSafford Funeral Home with internment following at Rest Haevn Memorial Gardens, Safforrd, Ariz. Mrs. Horlacher, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Balke, of Silver City, lived in the Glenwood area. Survivors include her husband, Bobby Horlacher and daughters,Mrs.Bobbie Jean Layton, Annie and Tonia Horlacher of Safford. Two brothers, Fred Balke of Hurley and Dennis Balke of Safford, grandmother , Mrs. Mable Horn of Silver City and many other relatives in the area.

Horn , Hong, 64,’ died Tuesday, June 28, in Silver City. Mr. Honq was born in China but had been a resident of Grant County since 1931. Memorial services. were held Wednesday July 6 at’ Hong’s residence In Silver City, with arrangements by Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

HORN; Mable (Namo)Horn, 101, of Temple Texas, 'formerly of Silver City, died in a Temple hospital Wednesday, July 14. Memorial services will be held Saturday, July 31, at 1 p.m. at Glad Tidings Church in Silver City with the Rev, Weldon W. Coker officiating. She was born April 3, 1898, in Glenwood, and she and her family resided in Ty- rone during World War I and in Fort Bayard during World War 11. They lived in Silver City from 1946 until March of this year when she moved to Temple. Mrs. Horn was a member of the Rebekah Lodge and Glad Tidings Church in Silver City. Survivors are a daughter, Estelle Smith of Temple; a sister, Edith Jenkins of Parker, Ariz.; four grandchildren, Vera Grecnfield of Temple, Wayne Smith of Denton, Texas, Fred Owen Baike of Santa Clara, and Dennis Baike of Arenas Valley; and 11 great-grandchildren, Alan Brancheau and Joe Green- field, both of Austin, Texas, Tim Brancheau of Coppell, Texas, Mike Brancheau of Dallas, Matthew Greenfield of Temple, Kenneth Smith of Dentun, Kimberly Smith of Houston, Kimberly Oizumi, Karen Burnett and Candy Leonard, all of Silver City, Nicole Baike of Albuquerque, and Casey and Cody Baike of Arenas Valley. Mrs, Horn was preceded in death by her husband, Charles G. Horn, in 1970, and a daughter, Bobbie Baike, in Pitarch of this year. Memorials may be sent to Glad Tidings Church, 11600 U.S. 180 E., Silver City, NM 88061 or a charity of choice. Harper-Talasek Funeral Home of Temple is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Annie P. Horn, 78, a pioneer of Cliff, where she had resided for 45 years, died Tuesday. Surviving are her husband, Ames B. Horn; a son, B. Horn, Jr.; a sister, Mrs. Alice Keel, Tehatchapi, Calif., and a brother, Joe Phillips, Williams, Calif. Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. in the Assembly of God church at Cliff, followed by interment in the Gila Mesa cemetery. Serving as casketbearers will be Alexander Watkins, Bud Stevens, John Jeffrey, Frank Drummond, Robert Shelley and Ely Clark.

Horn: Charles Grover Horn, 80, a native of Gila, died Tuesday, January 13 at the Hillcrest General Hospital. He had lived in Grant County all his life. Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Mabel Horn of Silver City; two daughters, Mrs. J.W. Smith of Temple, Tex., and Mrs. Arthur Balke of Glenwood; five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Funeral services wereheld in the Curtis Mortuary Chapel at 3 p.m. on Friday with the Rev. Alfred Pace of the First Methodist Church of Silver City officiating. Entombment followed in the Memory Lane Mauseleum. Pallbearers were J.B. Horn, Frank Rooks, Sam Masoner, Paul Matthews, W.M. Farrar and Jess Vise. In lieu of flowers, the family requested donations be made to the Grant County Cancer Fund.

Horn: J. B. Horn, 79, a lifelong resident of Cliff, passed away Thursday at Homestead Rest Home in Silver City. He was born April 1, 1915 to James B. and Annie Horn in Cliff. He was a U.S. Army veteran and stationed in the Phillippines after World War II. He was a self-employed water driller and was employed with Chino Mines from 1952 until retiring in 1974. He married Margaret Fleming on July 13,1976 in Cliff. He is survived by his wife, Margaret Horn of Albuquerque; and a nephew, Charles Nelson; and two nieces, Doris Jo Lilly and Betty Ruth Markham, all of Carlsbad. He was preceded in death by a previous wife, Vertis Hooker Horn in February 1974, and a sister, Ellen Nelson. A graveside service was held today, on what would have been his 80th birthday, at 11 a.m. in the Mesa Cemetery with the Rev. David Goble as officiant. Family members selected Curtis-Bright Funeral Home to serve them.

Horn: James B. Horn, 86, a pioneer retired farmer and rancher ofthe Cliff area died

Horn: Mrs. Vertis Mea Horn, 61, passed away at Hillcrest Hospital Saturday morning following an extended illness. Mrs. Horn was a native of Lovington, N.M. and had lived in Grant County for the past 49 years. Survivors include her husband, Mr. J.B. Horn of Cliff, four daughters, Mrs. Elaine Laney of Arenas Valley, Mrs. Carol Bonnell of Phoenix, Ariz., Mrs. Barbara Rydeski of Cliff, and Mrs. Betty Pehrson of Provo, Utah; 13 grandchildren, two brothers, Mr. Elmer Estes of Roseville, Calif. and Mr. Lee Estes of Redmond, Oreg., and one sister, Mrs. Glydys Main of Oklahoma City, Okla. Funeral services were held in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel at 2:00 p.m. Feb. 11, with interment in the Mesa Cemetery at Gila. Bishop Thomas J. Shelley of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints will be in charge of the services.

 HORNBAKER: H. Wayne Hornbaker, 88, of Bayard passed away Tuesday at Gila Regional Medical Center. Services are pending with Bright Funeral Home.

Dr. C. G. Horner, 79, for more than 30 years an optometrist In Silver City with an office in the Paul Gantz Jewelry Store, passed away Feb. 18 at Las Vegas according to word received in Silver City. Dr. Homer was well known In his profession. Surviving are a wife and son, in Albuquerque, and a daughter in Casa Grande, Ariz. Funeral services were held in Albuquerque on Monday, followed by burial in Fairview Memorial Cemetery. .

Horner: Clyde H. Horner, Jr., 57, passed away at the Tucson, Az. Veterans Hosp

Mr. and Mrs. B. 0. Wallis, and Mr. and Ms’s. Henry Wallis, Mrs. Wanda Lou Gordon and son the past week attended the funeral in Chickesha, Okla., of their grandson, Cary Timothy Horry. The baby boy’s mother died August 1, 1965, In an automobile accident.

Grayce Bell Horton, died Tuesday, Jan. 18 at Hillcrest Hospital after an extended illness. She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. John Reynolds, of Silver City: two brothers; Dr. John A. Bell, and Dr. Jack Bell, both of Georgia; a sister, Mrs. George Beak, of Seal Beach,. Cal., seven grandchildren, and six great grandchildren. She was a member of several organizations inGeorgia, her home state. Services were held at Rosenmead Funeral Home in Homer,, La. and interment at the Homer Cemetery. Local. arrangements were by the Wheeler Funeral ‘Home.

HORTON: John E. Horton, 20, died March 28 in Snow Canyon in Catron County. Hr was a resident of Silver City, where he lived the past two years. Survivors include his wife, Valvina Arsola Horton, and a daughter, Valerie Jean, both of Silver City; his parents, Zang and Carol Toombs ; one sister, Sherie Horton ; and his grandparents, ,John and Helen Mulford , all of Capulin and Clayton. Mr. Horton was a native of Corsicana TX where he was born Feb 1 1966. Burial services will be held in des moines NM on Sunday at 3pm.

HORTON: Mary Horton,83, passed away at the Fort Bayard Medical Center. She was the daughter of Hiram and Georgiana Boyd of Andover, N.Y. Mrs. Horton is survived by a, niece, Mrs Barbara A~. Boyd of Tempe, Ariz. Graveside services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at the Fort Bayard NatIoflal Cemetery. Arrangements are by the curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Mrs. Inez Horton, 84, died Friday in Albuquerque. ‘She was a longtime resident of Grant County, operating the Bear Mountain Ranch in the late 1930’s and early 1940’s. She had lived in Albuquerque 23 years. Mrs, Horton, author of the book “Copper’s Children,” publishect this year, was born In Pleasanton, Tex., June 7, 1884. Her husband, Herman D. Horton, died In Silver City In 1941. He was a mining manager for Phelps Dodge in Nacozari, Sonora, Mexico. She is survived by one son, George Horton of El Paso; one daughter, Mrs. Margaret Hatch of El Paso; one sister, R. R. Nelson of Youngstown, Ariz.; seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Services were held Saturday at the Curtis Chapel with the Rev. James Wayne officiating. Intermént was made in the Masonic Cemetery.

Death Wednesday summoned Mrs. Iola Scott Horton, 39, a resident of the Arenas Valley. She had resided in Grant County for 16 years. Servivors are her husband, Lloyd Horton;.danghter,. Mrs. Lester Wright, Dearborn, Mich. and brother John Scott, Nortelk, Va. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Curtis Mortuary.

Horton: Lloyd E. Horton, 72, died Wednesday morning in Hillcrest General Hospital. He resided in Arenas Valley. He had resided in Grant County for 20 years. Survivors are a daughter, Mrs. Mary Jean Wright, of Dearborn Heights, Mich., and two grandchildren. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Curtis Mortuary.

Hosea: Stephen James Hosea, infant son of James and Darlene Norton Hosea of Silver City, died Tuesday, Aug. 25, inBernalillo County Medical Center, Albuquerque. He was born Aug. 18, 1981, inHillcrest Hospital, Silver City. Besides his mother and father, he is survived by his maternal grandparents, Robert an Esther Norton of Silver City and his paternal grandparents, James and Edna Hosea, Sr. of Kearney Ariz. Graveside services were held Friday at 11 a.m. in Memory Lane. Arrangements are by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Hoskins: Mary Beatrice Hoskins, 80, a resident of Montrose, Colo., died Wednesday. A homemaker, she was a former Silver City resident. Mrs. Hoskins was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Montrose. She spent her childhood in Missouri, graduating from high school in Fredericktown, Mo. She married her husband, Thomas Hoskins, in 1938 in Fredericktown. Mr. Hoskins preceded her in death in 1989. Survivors include a son, Michael Hoskins of Montrose; two daughters, Beatrice Burwell of Tucson, Ariz., and Pat Parrish of Silver City; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at a later date in Silver City. Arrangments were by Crippin Funeral Home of Montrose.

Hoskins: Thomas Luther Hoskins, 77, died Friday evening in the Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born March 27, 1911, in Morehouse, Mo., served with the U.S. Navy, and was a retired mill superintendent with Molycorp. He had resided in Silver City the last seven years; was a member of the St. Francis Newman Center; and was also a fourth degree knight of the Prescott, Ariz., order of the Knights of Columbus. Mass of the Christian burial wil be celebrated Wednesday morning at 10 in the St. Francis Newman Center with the Rev. Bill Mayer celebrating. Private committal services will be held on a later date. He is survived by his wife, Beatrice of Silver City; one son, Michael Hoskins of Silver City; two daughters, Mrs. Neil (Pat) Parrish of Silver City and Mrs. Bob (Bebe) Burwell of San Manuel, Ariz.; and two sisters, Hilma Baine of Long Beach, Calif., and Edith Bass of San Diego, Calif. He is also survived by 10 grandchildren, Debbie Whitenburgof Granada, Miss., Cindy Acevedo, Cathy De Marco, Sherie Brown, Thomas and Marie Parrish, and Heather and Quentin Cruse, all of Silver City, Jimmy Burwell of Tucson, Ariz., and Mike Burwell of Florida; and four great-grandchildren. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

HOTCHKISS: Memorial services for Joe Rufus Hotchkiss, 77, will be held in the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 2540 N. Silver St., on Friday at 3 p.m. Rocky Boatright of Socorro will deliver the funeral discourse. Mr. Hotchkiss died of a heart attack near Luna, working with his son, Mark. He had no previous health problems; He was born Feb. 7, 1909 near Hanover, and had been a lifelong resident of Grant County. He was retired as mine foreman from the Asarco mine at Vanadium after 39 years. Survivors include his wife, Rita; a daughter, Joan Strachanowski of Las Vegas, N.M.; two sons, Rob and Mark, both of Silver City; nine grandchildren and one great-grandson. In lieu of flowers donations can be nade to the Silver City library.

HOTCHKISS: Joe Rufus Hotchkiss, 77, died suddenly Thursday near Luna. He was born in Hanover to Willis and Katie Hotchkiss, and was a lifelong resident of Grant County. He was a member of Jehovah’s Witnesses. He loved hunting, the mountains and tracing out and trimming trails. He is survived by his wife, Rita, of Silver City; a daughter, Joan Strachanowski of Las Vegas; two sons, Rob Hotchkiss and Mark Hotchkiss, both of Silver City; nine grandchildren; arid one great-grandchild. Since a son is in Ecuador, memorial ser~ vices will be held at a later date. The family requests donations be made to the Public Library in Memory of Rufus Hotchkiss, 515 W. College Ave., Silver City. N.M. 8g061. Arrangements are by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Mrs. Edna E. Hotchkiss, 53, of Hurley, passed away last Saturday at her home. She had resided in Grant County for 20 years. Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. Monday at the Curtis Mortuary chapel. Conducting the rites was the Rev. Ernest T. Berkeley, pastor of the Hurley Community Church. Graveside commital was held by the Rebekah Lodge in the Silver City cemetery. Survivors are a daughter, Sharon, and mother, Mrs. Eva Feeney, of Hurley.

Hotchkiss; Harry H. Hotchkiss, 82, died Tuesday morning in Albuquerque, Mr. Hotchkiss was born in Kirkland, Indiana, but had been a resident of Grant County since 1938. He was a member of the Central Baptist Church, Hurley Masonic Lodge No. 55 and was retired from Kennecott. Mr. Hotchkiss is survived by his wife, Eunice Hotchkiss of Bayard; two daughters, Maxine Cates of Bayard and Melba Hinrichs of Silver City; one son, William Hotchkiss of Silver City; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held April 13 at the Wheeler Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Francis M. Roundtree officiating. Interment followed at the Silver City Masonic Cemetery with the Hurley Masonic Lodge No. 55 conducting graveside services. Serving as pallbearers were Fred Prevost, Joe Delk, Sam Reed, Jerry Harter, Jeff Morlan and Jim Green. Arrangements by the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

Hotchkiss: Harry W. Hotchkiss, 67, died Saturday, September 29, inFt. Bayard Medical Center. Mr. Hotchkiss was born in New York and had been a resident of Las Cruces since 1968. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Alice E. Hotchkiss of Las Cruces, two daughters, Mrs. Mary Terrill of Cassadaga, New York, Mrs. Jeanette Milks of Portlans, Oregon, three sons, Walter Hotchkiss of Lynnwood, Washington, a step-son, Robert Watenpaw, twelve grandchildren and 2 step-grandchildren. Burial will be in Ellington, New York with memorial services schelduled for a later date. In lieu of flowers,donations may be made to the Cancer Society.

Hotchkiss; Hugh Henry Hotchkiss, 46, died of a heart attack at Providence Hospital in Anchorage, Alaska. He had no previous health problems of any kind. He was born July 27, 1938 near Vanadium, NM and attended grade and high school in Silver City, graduating from Silver City High School in 1956. He had lived in Alaska for ten years, where he had been self-employed as a diesel mechanic. His skill as a diesel expert was recognized among those in the heavy equipment industry. Survivors include his wife, Brook, and two small sons, Jamie and Wade, who will be living in Silver City; an older son, Hank, of Taos, NM; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.R. Hotchkiss of Silver City; one sister, Joan Strachanowski, of Las Vegas, NM; and two brothers, Rob and Mark, both of Silver City; as well as uncles, aunts and cousins. Memorial services were held at the local Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's witnessess with Harold Russell of El Paso officiating. The family asks that donations be made to the Silver City Public Library in lieu of flowers.

Hotchkiss: Death last Saturday in Hillcrest General Hospital claimed James Curtis Hotchkiss, 64, a resident of Grant Count for 47 years and a long-time employee of Chino Mines, Kennecott CopperCorp. as a blacksmith in the foundry and machine shops at Hurley. In his youth, Hotchkiss worked on several ranches in the Silver City area. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Edna Hotchkiss; a daughter, Miss Sharon Hotchkiss of Hurley; two brothers, Clinton and Crayton of Melbourne, Kan. and a sister Mrs. Dolly N. Bass, ofFulton, Mo. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at the Cox Mortuary chapel. Burial was in the Silver City cemetery.

HOTCHKISS: Eunice L. Hotchkiss, 89~ of Bayard entered eternal rest Thursday at Homestead Nursing Home. She was born Nov. 2, 1906, in West Plains, Mo., one of 10 children born to Issac and Eunice Griffeth. She came to New Mexico from Oklahoma around 1915 in a covered wagon, settling in the Kiowa Valley in northern New Mexico. She enjoyed people and was known as a people person. She taught Sunday school for more than 50 years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Bayard. She is survived by her son, William H. Hotchkiss, and his wife, Renda, of Silver City; her daughter, Melba Hinrichs, and her husband, John, also of Silver City; her sister, Oris Rogers of Raton; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchuldren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry H. Hotchkiss, and her daughter, Maxine Cates. The funeral service will be held this afternoon at 2 at Baca's Funeral Chapels followed by burial at the Masonic Cemetery. Casket bearers for Mrs. Hotchkiss are Craig Cates, Ashley Cates, Bruce Hinrichs, Gary McDonald, Allen Jackson, Jerry Monzingo, Jason Jackson and Sydney Cates. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels~

Houch: Rindy Kirker Houch, 33, a resident of West Covina, Calif., died May 4

HOUGHTON: Wendell (Bill) Thomas Houghton 70, died Tuesday evening in Silver City. Mr. Houghton was born in Brattleboro Vt., but was a long time resident of Grant County. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of’ Silver City, and was retired as chief of security at Western New Mexico University, Mr. Houghton was a member of the Ret i red Officers Association, Silver City Lions, Silver City Elks Lodge No. 113, Silver City Bayard post of Veterans of Foreign Wars No. 3347, and the New Mexico Police and Sheriff’s Association. He retired from the U.S. Army in 1962 with the rank of captain after 22 years of service, He is survived by his wife, Kathleen Houghton of Silver City; a son, Thomas Houghton, and his wife, Sharon of Cliff; two sisters, Dorthy Adams of Springfield, Mass., and Fran Rolland of Leeds, Mass.; and two grandchildren, Stacy and Carl Houghton of Cliff. Funeral services will be held at 10a.m. Friday at the Curtis—Bright Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. David F. Goble officiating. Interment will follow at the Mesa Cemetery in Gun. Arrangements are by the Curtis—Bright Funeral

Robert A Housley, 67, prominent buiseness man of Silver City for 23 years and Texaco Oil co wholesale distributor for this area died Monday at his residence. He had been in failing health for some time. Mr. Housley is a member of the Silver City Lodge of Masons, the New Mexico Consistory of Santa Fe, Ballud Abyad Shrined Ahyad Shrine of Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce ‘ American Legion Post of Silver City. He was a veteran of World War 1. He is survived by his widow, Mrs Satah W Housley; a son, Robert of Silver City, and a daughter, Mr Ralph Boone of Anthony. Funeral services were~ held at the Curtis Mortuary chapel at 4p.m. Wednesday, the Rev. Dr. Claude J. Williams of the First Baptist Church conducting the rites. Burial was In the Masonic Cemetery with ritualistic grave-side commital by officers and members of Lodge No. 8, A. F. & A. M.

Lile M. Houston, 39, 1617 Alabama St., died at his home last Thursday of a gunshot wound. An inquest was held by Peace Justice U. L. Conner and the coroner’s verdict was death caused by ……..

HOUSTON: Dwight 0. Houston, 83, a longtime resident of Grant County, entered eternal rest Friday at Fort Bayard Medical Center. A memorial service will be held Tuesday at 4 in the afternoon at Baca’s Funeral Chapels with Dr. Kermit “Kyle” Kneen, pastor of’ the Valley Community Church, officiating. Cremation has taken place at Baca’s Mimbres Crematory. He was born Oct. 6, 1913, in Randlett, OkIa., to Oliver Houston and Gertrude Shaw. On June II, 1939, he married Grace Martin in Redon, Okla. He earned his bachelor’s degree in agriculture from Oklahoma State University and a master’s degree at New Mexico State University. In the early l950s, he served as manager of the New Mexico Boys’ Ranch. He taught vocational agriculture at Redon, Fort Sumner and, for many years, in the Cobre Consolidated Schools, where he retired in 1973. His honors included a life membership in the New Mexico and national education associations. He served as president of the New Mexico Vocational Agriculture Association and was an honorary member of the Cobre, Fort Sumner, Deming and Duncan, Ariz., Future Farmers of America Associations. In 1986, he was presented the degree of Honorary American Farmer at the 59th national convention of the Future Farmers of America in Kansas City, Mo. He was an inductee of the Southwest District of the New Mexico Teachers Association Hall of Fame. The Tucumcari School District dedicated its 1996-97 school year to Mr. Houston as a past role model for one of its teachers. Mr. Houston was a past president of the Bayard Lions Club, where he held membership for 42 years. He will be greatly missed by all his faniily, friends and former students, for whom he was an inspiration. Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Grace Houston of the home in Hurley; three daughters, Janice and her husband, Ivan Goodner, of Duncan, Vicky and her husband, George Zumwalt, of Phoenix, and Susan and her husband, Luther Schear, of Los Lunas; a brother, Rayford, and his wile, Marty Houston, of San Luis Ohispo, Calif.: three sisters, Reha and her husband, Dr. Al Brewer, and Laverne and her husband, Harold Hart, all of Phoenix, and Rada and her husband, Bob Fields, of Blackwell, Okia.; two grandsons, Dwight and his wife, Julie Phillips, of El Reno, Okla., and Troy Phillips and his companion, Wanda Ray, of Santa Clara; five granddaughters, Terry Kay and her husband. Kevin, of Show Low, Ariz., Karla and her husband, Stan Ellis, and Sandy and her husband, Charles French, all of Duncan, Stacy and her husband, Steve Tullar, of Albuquerque, and Kelly and her husband, Joe Sandoval, of Belen: and 1 3 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a grandson. Russell Schear. in 1985. The family suggests that 9in liu of flowers memorials be made to the Dwight O Houston Permanent Memorial Fund at New Mexico’s boys Ranch.

HOWARD: Goldie W. Tinward, 79, passed away Friday at her son’s home in Arenas Valley. She was survived by three sons, Earl Loyd Howard of Lordsburg, Dennie Lee Howard of Silver City and Lonnie Melvin Howard of Kianiath Falls, Ore.; a sister, Mrs. Annie Sparks of Maritta, Okla.; 24 grandchildren; and 57 great-grand-children. Services were held today at 2 pm at Adams Street Church of Christ in hatch with Jerry Brown officiating. Interment followed at the Salem Community Cemetery. . Pallbearers were Bennie Earl Howard, Johnny Rugers, Randy Isbell Buddy Howard , Randy Howard and Rene Garza. Arrangements by Curtis-Bright.

HOWARD: Harold Howard 74, a resident of Fort Bayard entered into eternal rest Wednesday at Fort Bayard Medical Center. Services ax pending. Entrusted to th care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels.

HOWARD: John A. Howard, 58, of Mesa, Ariz., formerly of Grant County, passed away Tuesday. Services are pending in Mesa AZ.

HOWARD: Meta K. Howard, 84, died Tuesday,' Oct. 5, in Tucson, Ariz. A former resident of San Lorenzo, she was preceded [.in death by her husband, Erwin "Mike" Howard, in 1997. Her surviving family members are daughter, Reta Waldron of Tucson, and son, Gordy Gabaree of Alpine, N.Y. Her grandchildren are Steve Gabaree and his wife, Lori, of Bayard, Christy Masoner and her husband. Will, of Farmington, Peni Strain and her husband, Ron Strain Jr., of North Hurley, Vicki Goodyear and her husband, Charlie, of Arenas Valley, Gordy Gabaree Jr. and his wife, Nanci, of Las Vegas, Nev., and Janelle KonKollicks and her husband, John, of New Jersey. She leaves 19 great-grandchildren, Tobie and husband, Richard, of Ranches De Hidalgo, Danny 'of Phoenix, Bucky of Hawaii, Sophia of Chico, Calif., Jeramie and wife, Marilyn, of Colorado Springs, Colo., Elizabeth Martinez of Bayard, Deanna and ' Deidra Masoned of Farmington, Stephanie, Kyle and Kyla Strain of Hurley. Tory, Angie, Kenneth and Luke Goodyear of Arenas Valley, Andy and Shelly Gabaree of Las Vegas, Nev., and Kevin and Kyle KonKollicks of New Jersey. Her seven great-great-grand-children are Tassidie and ChanceLee of Ranches De Hidalgo, Adalina, Adrian and Julyssa of Colorado Springs, and Kobi and Leya of Colorado Springs. She was a happy, gentle lady. She always had a sweet smile and a sparkle in her eye. She loved having her grandchildren surround her even up to the very end. She will be missed by all.

Howard: Austin Howard, 81, died Wednesday at Gila Regional Medica lCenter. Services are pending at Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Howard: Bennie L. Howard, 67, a Silver City resident, entered life eternal Tuesday at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born Oct. 3, 1924, in Vinson, Okla., to William and Goldie Howard. He was a member of the Church of Christ, and was a retired Sharon Steele mill foreman. Calling hours will be from 5-7 this Monday evening in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels, where the funeral service will be held Friday morning at 10 with Duane Springer officiating. Burial will follow at Memory Lane Cemetery, where he will be laid to rest. Survivors include three sons, Bennie E. Howard and his wife, Zona, of Mesa, Ariz., and Vernon Howard and Buddy Howard, both of Arenas Valley; three daughters, Linda Isbell and her husband, Randall, of Deming, Laveda Kernek and her husband, Allen, of Sunset, Texas, and Beth Howard of Silver City; and two brothers, Earl Loyd Howard of Lordsburg, and Lonnie Melvin Howard of Klamath Falls, Ore. He is also survived by 15 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. Casket bearers will be his good friends. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

HOWARD: Erwin 0. “Mike” Howard, a former resident of San Lorenzo, died Sunday in Tucson, Ariz. He was born April 8, 1915, in Cortland, N.Y., the son of the late Orlis and Elsie Howard. Surviving Mr. Howard are his wife of 54 years, Meta K. Howard of Tucson; a daughter, Reta 13. Waidron, and her husband, Ralph, of Tucson; a son, Gordon Gaharee, and his wife, Joy, of Alpine, N.Y.; and six grandchildren, Steve Gabaree of Bayard, Cristy Masoner of Kirtland, Peni Strain of North Hurley, Vicki Goodyear of Arenas Valley, Gordon Gabaree of Las Vegas, Nev., and Janelle KonKolics of Redding, Pa. He is also survived by two brothers, Emmett Howard of Cortland, and Kenneth Howard of Quinton, Va.; and three sisters, Virginia Dutton and Ruth Ackley of Syracuse, N.Y., and Florence Boyce of Canastota, N.Y.; and many nieces and nephews. He had 16 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. At his request, there were no services.

Howard: Homer W. Howard, 69, of Cliff, died Friday. He was born in Deming and had been a resident of Grant County most of his life. He is survived by two sons, John A. Howard of Mesa, Ariz., and Jay H. Howard of Arenas Valley; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. There was a graveside service held at the Mesa Cemetery at 2 p.m. today with Bishop Rowland Rice officiating. Pallbearers included Roy Snyder, Chester Williams, Danny Watkins, Kent Lee, Bucky McCauley and Allen Coffelt. Arrangements were with the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Howard: Lois Ann Howard, 59, a Lordsburg resident, died Wednesday,Nov. 23, at Columbia West Hospital in El Paso, Texas. Visitation will be held Saturday beginning at 9 a.m. The funeral service will follow at 10 a.m. at the First Baptist Church in Lordsburg. The Rev. Jesse Liles, pastor of the First Baptist Church in Silver City, and Duane Springer of the Bayard Church of Christ will officiate. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery in Lordsburg. Mrs. Howard was born July 27, 1934, in Summerset, Ky., and married Earl Howard on Jan. 27, 1952. They moved to Lordsburg in 1965. She was a cook in various area restaurants, worked on the citizens review board for abused children, was Lordsburg Citizen of the Year in 1989, was a foster parent and was active in politics. She was preceded in death by a baby daughter, Rebecca Kathleen, in 1957. Survivors include her husband, Earl, of the home; a son, Earl Howard of Deming; four daughters, Connie Garza and Jackie Leyva of Lordsburg, Debbie Hooten of Silver City, and Sandi Montoya of Mesa, Ariz.; three brothers, John Alfred Brown of Lordsburg, and Edward Earl Brown and Teddy Brown, both of Cincinnati; two sisters, Geraldine Bennie of Clarksville, Tenn., and Carolyn Brown of Cincinnati; and 10 grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Lois Howard Memorial Fund, in care of Western Bank, 140 E. Motel Drive., Lordsburg, N.M. 88045. Pallbearers will be David Romero, Jake McCarty, Sen. John Smith, Ali Salinas, Judge Edward Cramer and KiKi Chaires. Honorary bearers are Rene Garza, Joe Hooten, Martin Leyva, Frank Montoya, Leroy McCarty, Judge Manuel Saucedo, Judge Norman Hodges, Michael Lewis and Carlos Ogden. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Howard: Venita Howard, 63, died in her home Saturday morning after a long illness. She was born July 8, 1926, in Spiro, Okla., to Frank and Betty Goff. Mrs. Howard moved to New Mexico in 1941 at the age of 15, making her home in Hillsboro. She had been a resident of Grant County for 30 years, was a member of the Bayard Church of Christ, was a homemaker, was a loving and giving person, and worked as a day care assistant. Calling hours were held today from noon until funeral service time at 2 p.m. Services were in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels with Andy Carr of the Bayard Church of Christ officiating. Interment followed in the Memory Lane Cemetery in Silver City. Survivors are her husband, Bennie L. Howard of Silver City; three sons, Bennie of St. Louis, Mo., Buddy of Silver City, and Vernon of Arenas Valley; three daughters, Linda Isbell of Deming, Laveda Kernek of Sunset, Texas, and Beth Rogers of Arenas Valley; three sisters, Vera Marrs of Deming, Maye Morse of Modesto, Calif., and Mildred McFarland of Spiro; 15 grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. Casket bearers were Roddy and Richard Rogers, Don Atchley, Dr. Bill Hunt, Dr. Dwayne Morris and Terry Hood. Honarary bearer was Mike House. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

HOWELL: Linda Lois Sifford Howell, 35, died Tuesday in Silver City. She was born in Delta, Cob., May 9, 1950. She attended school in Montrose, Cob., and worked at different hospitals in Colorado, and at the Grant County Ambulance Service in Silver City in 1978. She married Joe Ray Howell Jan. 8, 1986 and is survived by him; her parents, Don and Myrtle Crumbley Sifford; two brothers, Kenneth Sifford of Fairbanks, Alaska, and Leroy Sifford of Houston, Texas; her grandmother, Dezia Crumbley ; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. There will be a visitation before the service which will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday.in the Curtis-Bright chapel with the Rev. Kenneth Schultz officiatiñg. Interment will follow in Memory Lane Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Jim McClain, Dave Mallard, Bob Palmer, Norman Binder, Drew Bolin and (Tex) Edwin Robinson. Arrangements are by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Monty Howell, 68, passed away Tuesday, February 15, at Hillcrest Hospital following an extended illness. Mr. Howell was a native of Eufaula, Okla., and had resided in Silver City for the past year and a half. Prior to that time he had been employed by Phelps Dodge Corporation in Morenci, Ariz., for 30 years. Mr. Howell is survived by his wife, Mrs. Elsie Howell of Silver City, one daughter, Mrs. Betty Jo Clemons of Silver City, one granddaughter, Mrs. Jackie Lemley and one great grandson Steven Lemicy. Survivors also include one brother H. P. (Chuck) Howell of Eufaula, Okla. and one sister, Mrs. Bessie Tarrant of Muskogee, Okla. Funeral services were held Friday, February 18, at Kelley Funeral Home in Eufaula, Okla., with burial following in Bower Cemetery in Eufaula, Curtis-Bright Funeral home was in charge of local arrangements.

Funerdi services for Mrs. P. C Howell, 67, were held Tuesday morning at 10 o’clock from St Vincent dc Paul Catholic Church with the Rev. John P. Linnane offiicating. Burial was in City Cemetery under the direction et Cox Mortuary. Pallbearers were John Turner, Harvey Forsyth, Robert K. Bell, Thomas Fov arid Josh Brent. Mrs. Howell, the former. Josephine Murray, was reared Grant County. She was post master of Fort Bayard for som~ time. She wa.s a sister of W. D. Murray. She had been ill for a number of weeks and Mr. Murray and James S. Ryan only recently returned from Saginaw, Mich were she had visited Mrs Howell. She died Wenesday Oct 8 in a Saganaw Mich hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Howell purchased the interest of 1W. C. and M. W. Porterfield in the drug store now known as Howell’s and operated the business for a num ber of years. Mr. Howell is in Silver City and will remain here for several days.

Founder of Howell’s Drug Store and a former resident of Silver City, Percy C. Howell, died last Saturday in the Veteran’s Hospital in Saginaw, Mich. He is survived by his nieces in Silver City, Mrs. James Ryan and Mrs. Hazel Barker, and two brothers who live in - Canada, Fred C. and Will Howell. Mr. Howell’s wife, Mrs. Josie Murray Howell. died n 1947. She the sister of the late W. D. Murray. Mr. Howell owned and operated the present Howell. Drug Co., in the early 1900’s. The body was shipped here for burial the early part of the week.

Funeral services were held Wednesday morning in the LDS church in Eager AZ for Robert J Howell, 79, a former resident of Gila who died in his home in Kirtland San Juan County Sunday. Bishop Ralph eager officiated withy the Cope mortuary of Farmington in charge of arrangementds. The deceased is survived by his wife, Mrs Maggie Swapp Howell, six sons, Melvin of Waterfl0ow, Bennie of El Paso, Morris of Fresno, Donald of Farmington, and Darel of Santa Susana CA; three daughters, Mrs Margaret Kingston of El Paso, Betty Mitchell of Silver city, and Fannie Fuentes of Kirkland; 20 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; one ister, Sally Brown of Springerville AZ; and two brothers, Mason of springerville and Karl of Farmington.

Howell; Elsie Sprumk Howell, died Oct. 25 at Hillcrest General Hospital after a long illness. She was born Jan. 28, 1918 in Mogollon. the oldest daughter of pioneer residents Mr. and Mrs. Srunk. Mrs. Howell recieved her bachelors degree in education from Western New Mexico University and taught in Grant county elementary schools for 43 years. She is survived by her husband Joe Ray Howell of Silver City. A son and daughter in Law Jack and kathy Howell of McNeal, Arizona. a sister Margaret Locklar of Silver City and a niece, Linda Locklar also of Silver City. The family requests that memorial donations be made to WNMU Educational Scholarship Fund. Howell was a member of Valley Community Church, the American Legion Auxilliary, the National History Fair Committee and Retired Teachers Association. Services were held Oct. 27 in the Curtis-Bright Chapel. Rev. Ken Schultz officiating. Burial followed at Memory Lane Cemetery. Pallbearers were Dr. Phillip Cook, Doug Dinwiddie, Clint Johnson, Dave Woodref, Bennie Altamirano, Bennie Montoya and Fred Norton. Honorary pallbearers were Fred Foster, Dr. David Walker, Tom Foy, Murray Ryan, Bill Frazier and Max Villalobos. Arrangments by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

HOWELL: Anabel Alby Howell was horn Feb. 25, 1907. in Ringgold, TeXas, to Alfred and Audrey Howell and died Thursday, Nov. 6. wrapped ir~ the love ol her caregivers. family and friends at her home, The Loving Light Center Family Elder Care in Rio Rancho. She was preceded in death by her parents, and her brothers and sisters-in-law, George and Sally Howell, and Jack and Marion Howell. She is survived by her sister. Christine Howell Ady: her brother and his wile, Van and Mary Howell: her brother A H Howell, her nieces and nephews. She earned a degree in psychology from Oklahoma College for Women (now the University of Sciences and Arts of Oklahoma) and her master’s degree from the University of Southern California. In 1931, at age 25, she homesteaded in the Beaver-head area near the Gila Wilderness 90 miles southwest of Magdalcna. There she founded the first school I or children of homesteaders. At 79, her hook, “Ninety Miles From Nowhere,” was serialized in the Magdalena Mountain Mail. Mrs. Howell then published, marketed and distributed this account of her experiences, which can still be found in libraries. Memorial services will he held Sunday at 3121 20th Ave. in Rio Rancho. Memo- • rial donations may he sent to Loving Light Center, 3121 20th Ave., Rio Rancho. NM 87124.

Howell: Benjamin Roy Howell, 75, died Saturday at Sierra Vista Hospital in Truth or Consequences. A former resident of Grant County and the El Paso, Texas, area, Mr. Howell had been a resident of Truth or Consequences since 1977. He was a retired heavy-artillery maintenance worker with the civil service. He is survived by his wife, Sadie M. (Amberson) Howell of the family home; a daughter, Roberta McKelvey and her husband, John, of Phoenix; a son, Walter R. Howell, and his wife Sherry, of Fort Stockton, Texas; four grandchildren, Darrell R. and Wesley O. Howell, and Laurie and Dennis Mosley; brothers, Melvin Howell of Truth or Consequences, Alvin Howell of Winston, and Donald and Darrell Howell, both of Kirtland; and a sister, Fannie Fuentes of Albuquerque. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. He was a high priest and former branch president of the church. Visitation will be held today from 2-5 p.m. in the Chapel of French Mortuary. Services will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at 200 W. Sixth St. in Truth or Consequences. Arrangements are by French Mortuary of Truth or Consequences.

Howell: Joseph R. Howell, 69, of Silver City passed away Sunday at Fort Bayard Medical Center. He was born April 24, 1922, to Joseph and Mary Alice Howell in Keokuk, Iowa. Mr. Howell was a graduate of Canton High School in Canton, Mo. He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Navy. Mr. Howell was a retired letter carrier and a member of American Legion Post No. 18, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the Submarine Veterans of World War II, the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, the Loyal Order of Moose and the National Letter Carriers. Mr. Howell is survived by a son, Jack Howell of Lordsburg; two grandsons, Jared and Cade Howell, both of Lordsburg; and a niece, Linda Locklar of Silver City. Memorial services will be held Friday, Jan. 3, at 2 p.m. at Fort Bayard National Cemetery. The Rev. Kenneth C. Schultz of the Hurley Community Church will officiate. Inurnment will follow with full military honors. Contributions in memory of Mr. Howell may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Association. Arrangements are by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home of Silver City.

Howell: Joseph R. Howell, 69, of Silver City passed away Sunday at Fort Bayard Medical Center. He was born April 24, 1922, to Joseph and Mary Alice Howell in Keokuk, Iowa. Mr. Howell was a graduate of Canton High School in Canton, Mo. He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Navy. Mr. Howell was a retired letter carrier and a member of American Legion Post No. 18, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the Submarine Veterans of World War II, the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, the Loyal Order of Moose and the National Letter Carriers. Mr. Howell is survived by a son, Jack Howell of Lordsburg; two grandsons, Jared and Cade Howell, both of Lordsburg; and a niece, Linda Locklar of Silver City. Memorial services will be held Friday, Jan. 3, at 2 p.m. at Fort Bayard National Cemetery. The Rev. Kenneth C. Schultz of the Hurley Community Church will officiate. Inurnment will follow with full military honors. Contributions inmemory of Mr. Howell may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, New Mexico Chapter, 4401 Silver SE, Suite A, Albuquerque, N.M. 87108. Arrangements are by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home of Silver City.

Howell: Mrs. Maggie Howell, former long time resident of Gila, died the past week in Kirkland, Arizona. She was born Jan. 19, 1896 in Luna, daughter of Elvin and Margaret Swapp. She was married in her parents' home in Luna, Jan. 21, 1915, to Robert J. Howell. They made their home in Luna for several years, moving to the Gila Valley in the early 1920's where they lived until 1957, when they moved to Kirtland. Mrs. Howell was preceded in death by her husband in December 1962. Eight of nine children survive their Mother: six sons, Melvin Howell of Water flow, Bennie Howell of El Paso, Texas; Morris Howell of Corpus Christi, Texas; Alvin Howell of Winston, Donald Howell of Kirtland and Darrell Howell of Hobbs; and two daughters, Mrs. Betty Mitchell of Silver City and Mrs. Fannie Fuentes of Le Grande, Oregon. She is also survived by a brother, Melvin Swapp of Luna; a sister, Mrs. Virginia Whitmer of Cortez, Colo,; 22 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints at Eagar, Ariz., with burial in the Eagar Cemetery.

Howell: Morris R. Howell, 66, of Truth or Consequences, died Tuesday at the Sierra Vista Hospital in Truth or Consequences. He was born Dec. 15, 1919, in Luna, the third son of Robert J. and Maggie Swapp Howell. He grew up in Gila and attended school in Gila and Cliff. He is survived by his wife, Hazel, of Truth or Consequences; two sons, Bobby and Jerry of Fresno, Calif.; three daughters, Carol Lee of Idaho Falls, Idaho, Sharon Weaver of Layton, Utah, and Linda Tripp of Corpus Christi, Texas; 17 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; five brothers, Melvin and Bennie of Truth or Consequences; Alvin of Winston and Donald and Darrell of Fruitland; and two sisters, Betty Mitchell of Silver City and Fannie Fuentes of Eugene, Ore. Funeral services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-daySaints in Luna, with burial in the Luna Cemetery. Arrangements areby the French Mortuary of Truth or Consequences.

HOYT: Celia V. Hoyt, 85, passed away Saturday at the Fort Bayard Medical Center. Miss Hoyt was the daughter of Fredrick Hoyt and Mesetta Brumfield. She is survived by a sister, Mrs. Marie Frost of Tyrone; and four nieces. She was a member of the First Methodist Church. Services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. with visitation from 9 am, to service time, at the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home, Interment will follow in Memory Lane Cemetery. The Rev. David Saucier of the First Methodist Church will Officiate Pallbearers will be Robert Chancel Teauge, Marcus Owens, Scott Hastings, Guy Blackman, and Boyd Frost. Arrangements by Curtis bright. Donations can be made to the Methodist Childrens Home in Waco TX.

HUBBARD: Mrs. Ethel Hubbard, 80, died at her home in Silver City the past week. She had lived here 43 years, and had been employed in many homes until she retired some years ago. Survivors are a son, William F. Hubbard, of Los Angeles; four daughters, Miss Eleanor Hubbard, Silver City; Mrs. Marcelia Walters, Los Angeles; Mrs. Ethel Graham, Oakland, Calif., and Mrs. Vera Suggs, Des Moines, Iowa; seven grandchildren and five great grandchildren; and two brothers in New York City. Funeral services were held Saturday at the Curtis Mortuary chapel, the Rev. W. L. Campbell of St. John's Baptist Church, officiating. Burial took place in Memory Lane Cemetery.

Hubbard: George Thomas Hubbard, CPO, USN (Retired), 68, died last week in Hillcrest General Hospital. Mr. Hubbard was born in Richmond, Virginia and was a resident of the Silver City area for the last ten years. He was a retired machinist and aircraft inspector and a member of the U.S. Naval Fleet Reserve. Mr. Hubbard is survived by his wife, Ruth Hubbard of Silver City, two sons, John P. Hubbard of Santa Fe, Michael T. Hubbard of Atlanta, Georgia and five grandchildren. Graveside funeral services will be held Friday morning at 10 a.m. at Ft. Bayard National Cemetery with Reverend C.M. Hnderson officiating. Arrangements by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Hubbard; Robert Harry Hubbard, 73, resident of 501 East Walnut died at Mimbres Memorial Hospital. He was born October 14, 1910 in Lyndonville, Vermont and came to Deming fifty years ago. He was a retired metallurgist having been employed for many years at the local Peru refinery. Funeral services were held at Baca's WheelerFuneral Chapel. George Randall of the Ninth Street Church of Christ officiated and interment followed at Mountain View Cemetery. Survivors include his wife, Jessie Hubbard of the home; a sister, Alice K. Traylor, Capitan; two nieces, Idaleen Eldridge and Kathy Vinyard; a nephew, Herbert Lee "Hub" Traylor; four grandnephews and three grandnieces. Pallbearers were Jack Eldridge, Hub Traylor, Rick Vinyard, Jack Newman, Nelson Welch andDan Dane. Baca's Wheeler Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.

HUBER: Minnie Potter Huber died Oct. 16 in A1amogordo, and services were held in the Mayhill Cemetery in Mayhill on Oct. IR. Attending were her sister, and her husband Mr. and Mrs. E.L. Hither of Silver City and their son Tink. Other survivors are her daughter, Lena Marie; one her son, Kenneth Potter J~. both of Mayhill and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Mrs E L Huber, 1203 Kentucky, Silver City and Jim Porter of Bayard have received word of the recent death of their niece Ethyl Case of Prauge Okla. Mrs Case was born in Hurley the daughter of the late Don and Pearl Porter. Survivors include her husband Frank, three sisters and three brothers.

Huber: Ethan L. Huber, 84, died Thursday in Silver City. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Silver City, a past commander of the Disabled American Veterans, and a member of the Tyrone Masonic Lodge No. 52 and the Tyrone Eastern Star chapter. He was a resident of Grant County since 1926 and owned and drove school buses for 33 years. His aim in life was to care for orphaned children and disabled people and he helped rear numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. Huber is survived by his wife of 60 1/2 years, Vena Huber of Silver City; a daughter, Catherine M. Raper and her husband, Verdie L. Raper of Los Alamos; two sons, Archie Huber and his wife, Yolanda A. Huber of Silver City, and Arthur (Tink) Huber of Bayard; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until 1p.m. Monday at Wheeler Funeral Home Chapel. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Wheeler Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow at Memory Lane Cemetery. Pastor Jesse Liles will officiate. Military honors will be conducted by American Legion Allingham-Golding Post. No. 18. Serving as pallbearers will be Fred Prevost, Rawley Jackson, Dave Woodward, Bob Shelley, Dan Dunagan and Steve May. Honorary pallbearers will be Charlie Brown, Dr. John Bell. Dr. Samuel Dye, Dr. James Skee, Dr. Bill Fowler, Roy Mueller, Vern Crosley, Don Wiley and Mr. Huber's host of dear friends. Arrangements are with Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

Huber: Jennifer "Joan" Huber, 38, a lifelong resident of Silver City, passed away Monday morning at home. She was born June 16, 1955. She was employed as a bus driver, heavy-equipment operator and florist. Her hobbies included dancing, outdoor sports, horseback riding and animals. She delighted her friends and family members with her witty and fun-loving personality. She is survivedby her mother, Nada Portillo of Silver City; her father, Archie Huber of Silver City; three brothers, Jerry Wayne Taylor of Yakima, Wash., Gene Huber of Tucson, Ariz., and his son, Ky, and Jay Huber of Albuquerque and his wife, Cindy; a sister, Janeigh Huber of Lawndale, Calif; her paternal grandmother, Vena Huber; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. She was preceded in death by her paternal grandfather, E. L. Huber, and her maternal grandparents, Ethlyn Stailey and Charley Stailey. Services were to be held this afternoon at 2:30 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Silver City. Burial was to follow at Mesa Cemetery in Gila. Casket bearers were to be Gene Huber, Jay Huber,David Roberts, Aaron Roberts, Steve Brown and Mike "Radar" Thomas.In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to a memorial fund in her honor at Sunwest Bank. Arrangements by Curtis- Bright Funeral Home of Silver City.

HUBER: Vena Marie Huber, 87, a resident of Silver City since 1919, passed away at her home Surounded by her family. She was born in Alamagordo on May 24, I908, to RI. and Josic Potrter The last of eight children she movcd to Grant County in 1919 with her family, and spent the remainder of her life in Silver City and the surrounding area. She married Ethan L. Hither in I 926 and three children were born of this marriage. She was a school bus driver for 33 years, having been the first. woman in Grant County to receive a contract to Own and operate her own school bus. She was a charter member of the White Signal Home Extension Club, a member of the First Baptist Church for many years, a membter of CaCtUS Rebekah Lodge No. 34, and a member of Tytone Chapter No. 41 of the Order of thc Eastern Star. She was preccded in death by her husband of 61 years, Ethan Lewis Huber; a: granddaughter, Joan Huber; and seven brothers and sisters. She is survived by her daughter, Catherine Raper, and her husband, Verdic, of Albuquerque; two sons, Archic Lewis Huber and his wife, Yolanda, of Silver City, and Arthur "Tink" Hither of Bayard; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; and many, many wonderful friends. Serving as casket bearers will be David Woodward, Rawley Jackson, Fred Prevost Dr William R Fowler, Paul Loyd and Charles Brown. Honorary bearers arc Dr. John 0. Bell, Roy Mueller, her spccial nieces and nephews, and Rhea Tow. Calling hours are from 5 to 7 this afternoon at Baca's Funeral Chapels. The funeral service will be held Wednesday morning at Ii, also at Baca's Funeral Chapels, with David Strain officiating. She will he laid to rest in the family pltt at Memory Lane Cemeter. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to theGila Reginal Medical Center, Silver City.

Charles D Hudson, 43, World War II veteran and well known resident of Grant çounty where he was born, died Monday. For many years he owned and operated the Model Cleaners at Bayard and was well known In business circles and active In community affairs Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Ruth Hudson; three brothers, Glenn and Max Hudson, Hurley and Keith Hudson, Deming; three sisters, Mrs. Helen Lewis, Alarnogordo; Mrs. Louise Johnson, Deming and Mrs. Joan Bachelor, Niceville, Florida, and mother, Mrs. Mary E. Hudson, Deming. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. at the Curtis Mortuary chapel, the Rev. Harold E. Johnson, officiating. Burial will be in the Silver City cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Haskel Smith, John Stanley, Baxter Evatt, Lewis Vencill, Robert Porter and Earl Lett.

HUDSON: Clement B. Hudson, 85, of Fort Bayard passed away Thursday, May 11, at Fort Bayard Medical Center. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Bright Funeral Home. Memorial services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at Bright Funeral Home with the Rev. Alex Badillo of the First United Methodist Church of Bayard officiating. Mimbres Masonic Lodge No. 10 will also offer burial rites. Mr. Hudson was born Aug. 14,1914, in Dem- ing, the son of Ben Hudson and Grace Billingslea Hud- son. He married Minnie Sarah Gann on Sept. 27, 1938, in Las Cruces. Mr. Hudson is survived by his wife of 61 years, Minnie; two sons. Clement E. Hudson and his wife,,Mary, of Tularpsa, and Quentin R. Hudson of Silver City; one daughter, Lennett "Nettie" Barde, and her husband, Don, of Silver City; two brothers. Bill Hudson and his wife. Pearl, of Los Angeles, and Marvin Hudson and his wife, Marjore, of San Jose, Calif.; two sisters, Lou Grace Hayman of Myrtle Point, Ore., and Margaret Foley and her husband, Charles, of Dallas; 15 grand- children; and 19 great-grandchildren. Mr. Hudson was a saddlemaker and welder. He also served with the National Guard. Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Funeral services for Dick Hudson of Phoenix, Az. were held in the L.D.S. Church at Luna Jan. 26, with Bishop Buford Hulsey in charge. Burial was in the family plot at the Reserve cemetery. Dick was born Sept. 27, I895, in Reserve and raised at the Hudson ranch. He lived in this area for many years. Besides sharing the operation in the Hudson ranch he later owned the Pueblo Creek ranch now owned by the Rod Libbys. He is survived by one daughter, Rowena Bahis of Phoenix; two sons, C. R. of California and Gealdi Wayne of North Carolina; eight grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren; one brother, Herod, of St. John’s and two sisters, Maudie Cops and Mabel Zappy of Tucson. The pallbearers were his nephews, Leonard Hudson, Bruce Gardener, Clair Wilhelm, Bill Burns, Fred Martin, and Bob Reudabough.

Mrs. Alvin, Franks received word this week of the death in Glendale CA, of Dr. Charles Hudson, the brother of her mother, Mrs. G. A. Bagnall, Of Denver. Funeral services for Dr Hudson ‘were held In Glendale where burial took place.

HUDSON: Max L. Hudson, a resident of Hurley~ passed away Wednesday in Alto-monte Springs, Fla. He was born Aug. 29, 1922, in Oakland, Ill., to Royal Jacob and Mary Agnes (Ashniore) Hudson. He married Mary J. Trenerry on Aug. 2. 1953, in Sioux Falls, S.D. He retired in August 1987 as an engine foreman for the San4~~ Railroad iriThirley. in April l~2, he began employment as a people greeter at the Wal-Mart discount store in Silver City. Survivors include his wife, Mary Trenerry Hudson of the family home; a son, Ty D. Hudson, and his wife, Malyn Hudson, of Seoul, Korea; a grandson, Kyle Tyler Hudson of Seoul; two sisters, Mary Louise Johnson and her husband, Herbert, of Deming, and Jo Ann Batchelor and her husband, Beck, of Oveido, Fla.; a brother, E. Glenn Hudson, and his wife, Mary Zee, of Abilene, Texas; two sisters-in-law, Ruth Hudson of Carlsbad and Thelma Hudson of Deming; 14 nieces and nephews; and many. great-nieces and great-nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, in 1962; his mother, in 1977;. his brother, Charles Dickson “Dick” Hudson, in 1962; his sister, Helen Hudson Lewis, in 1981; and his brother, Roy Keith Hudson, in 1990. He graduated from Gerstmeyer High School in Terre Haute, Lod., in 1940. H~ w~os a ~ sergeant in the in\ fantry of the U.S. Army,, serving from 1942-45. He was a life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 3347; a member of the American Legion Red Metal Post; and a member of the Bayard Lions Club, of which he was past president. He was a member of the board of directors of Area Citizens Council for Services to Senior Citizens. For many years, he was an active member of the Cobre Booster Club and a member of the credit committee for the Grant County Teachers’ Credit ~ and the Fort Bayard Credit Union. He was a Protestant by faith and attended the First United Methodist Church of Silver City. Memorial gifts may be made to the Gila Regional Medical Center Hospice Foundation, 1313 32nd St., Silver City, NM 88061. A memorial service will he held Tuesday at 2 in the afternoon at Baca’s Funeral Chapels. The Rev. Scott Penrod will officiate. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels

HUDSON: Max L. Hudson, 74, of Hurley died Wednesday. in Altamonte Springs, Fla. Services arc pending. Entrusted to the care of Ba-ca’s Funeral Chapels.

Funeral services for Mrs. Cora Nell Hudson, 57, were held in the Reserve community Church July 30 with Bishop Reynolds officiating. Miles Funeral Home of Miami, Arizona was in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Hudson, the former Core Nell McDonald, was born In Payson, Ariz. She married Richard “Dick”. Hudson in Soccoro April 24, 1917. They lived in Reserve until 1924 and then moved to Arizona and on to California In 1943. Survivors are her husband, one daughter, Rowena Ballis Glendale, Az; two sons, Charles Richard Hudson of Culver City. Calif and Gerald Hudson of Miami, fla.; two sisters, Babe Lockwood of Globe Az. and Rose Childers of Payson; one brother, R. M McDonald of South Gate, Calif.; eight grandchildren and ten great great-grandchildren.

Royal J. Hudson, 79, of Alamogordo, where he had lived for the past nine years, passed away Sunday at the home of his son, Charles D. Hudson, in Silver City. He was a retired employee of China Mines Division, Kennecott Copper Corporation. Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Mary Hudson; four sons,. Charles, Silver City; Roy, Deming; Max and Glenn, Hurley; three daughters, Mrs. Helen Lewis, Alamogordo; Mrs. Louise Johnson, Deming and Mrs. Joann Batchelor, Niceville, Florida; 15 grandchildren; two great grandchildren and two sisters. Funeral services were held at 10 am. Tuesday at the Curtis Mortuary chapel, conducted by the Rev. Ernest T. Berkeley of the Hurley Community Church. Burial took place in Mountain-view cemetery, Deming. Serving as pallbearers were John Stark, Ernie Hagen, Reed Neighbors, Ray Brindley, Claude Dannelley and George Tally.

Hudson: Donna Jenice Amos Hudson, 35, a former Silver City resident, died Monday afternoon in Dallas, Texas. She was born Feb. 12, 1954, in Silver City, and had been a lifelong resident until seven months ago when she moved to Dallas. She was a computer operator for Highlands Super Stores and was a member of the Glad Tidings Assembly of God Church. Survivors include two daughters, Mindi Rene and Quinn Jenice Hudson of Silver City; her father, Eugene Amos, and stepmother, Joanne E. Amos, both of Silver City; one sister, Joani Calloway of Silver City; three nephews, Shad, David Lee and Matthew Calloway, all of Silver City; an uncle and aunt, Paul and Eula Amos of Faywood; and numerous cousins. She was preceded in death by her mother, Ethel Ora Amos,in 1980. Calling hours will be Thursday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. in Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels. Funeral services will be held Friday morning at 11 in the Glad Tidings Assembly of God Church with the Rev. Weldon Coker officiating. Concluding services will follow in Memory Lane Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Lyndall Allison, Steve McBride, Chuch Bennett, Mark Mahan, David Fortenberry and Eddie Whetten. Serving as honorary bearers will be Shad and David Lee Calloway. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Hudson: Leslie W. Hudson, 65, passed away May 16 at Hillcrest Hospital. Mr. Hudson is survived by his wife, Maria Hudson and two daughters, Sandra Marie and Leslie Isela Hudson, all of SilverCity. Rosary recitation was at 7:30 May 18 in the Curtis-Bright Chapel. Funeral Mass was at 10 a.m. May 19 at St. Francis Newman Center. Burial followed in the Catholic Cemetery.

HUDSON: Max L. Hudson, a resident of Hurley, passed away Wednesday in Altamonte Springs, Ha. He was born Aug. 29, 1922, in Oakland, Ill., to Royal Jacob and Mary Agnes (Ashmore) Hudson. He retired in August 1987 as an engine foreman for the Santa Fe Railroad in Hurley. In April 1992, he began employment as a people greeter at the Wal-Mart discount store in Silver City. Survivors include his wife, Mary Trenerry Hudson of the family home; a son, Ty D. Hudson, and his wife, Malyn Hudson, of Seoul, Korea; a grandson, Kyle Tyler Hudson of Seoul; two sisters, Mary Louise Johnson and her husband, Herbert, of Deming, and Jo Ann Batchelor and her husband, Beck, of Oveido, Fla.; a brother, E. Glenn Hudson, and his wife, Mary Zee, o Abilene, Texas; two sistersin-law, Ruth Hudson of Carlsbad and Thelma Hudson of Deming; 14 nieces and nephews; and many great-nieces and great-nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, in 1962; his mother, in 1977; his brother, Charles Dickson “Dick” Hudson, in 1962; his sister, Helen Hudson Lewis, in 1981; and his brother, Roy Keith Hudson, in 1990. He graduated from Gerstmeyer High School in Terre Haute, Md., in 1940. He was a technical sergeant in the infantry of the U.S. Army. serving from l942-43. He was a life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 3347; a member of the American Legion Red Metal Post; and a member of the Bayard Lions Club, of which he was past president. He was a member of the board of directors of Area Citizens Council for Services to Senior Citizens. For many years, he was an active member of the Cobre Booster Club and a member of the credit committee for the Grant County Teachers’ Credit Union and the Fort Bayard Credit Union. He was a Protestant by faith and attended the First United Methodist Church of Silver City. Memorial gifts may be made to the Gila Reginal Medical Center. Memorial services will be held Tuesday at 2 in the afternoon at Baca’s Funeral Home.

Hudson: Word was received Monday noon of the death of Ray Hudson,Reserve, who was fatally injured in a car wreck near Tyrone. Others hurt were the driver, Freddie Martin and Chad Burns, Hudson's grandson, child of Mr. and Mrs. Billy Burns. Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Hudson drove to Silver City Sunday when called about the accident of Leonard's father. Others going to Silver City Monday when notified were Mr. and Mrs. Sam Burns, the grandparentsof little Chad Burns. The local fish hatchery had a work week when men from other hatcheries arrived to remove the scrub and tree growth and erect a fence at the hatchery. Men assisting Carlson and Beimer were Roy Pope and Joe Gallegos of Red River. Jim Standifer of Seven Springs, Tom Sena of Pecos and Victor Flores of Santa Rosa hatcheries. Miss Costillo, former secretary of Ken Vencel of Questa, was visiting the Vencel family over the past week end. Marie Reed's Friday visitors were Clifford Hughes and son and wife from Thatcher, Ariz. Little Ann Marie, daughter of the Speedy Sheltons, celebrated her second birthday last Friday. Mrs. June Whitehill's son-in-law, Ernest Whitehead of Tucson, spent four days helping her cut and trim trees. Her property was formerly owned by the Asa Johnsons. Mrs. Bonnie Milligan and children, Darryl and Debbie of Cruzville, and Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Estrada with Glenda and Gail, Reserve, spent the weekend with the Charley Thackers. Clarence Day of Albuquerque, brother of Mrs. George Thacker is helping erect the new Thacker home, moved from the CCC property. It was formerly lived in by Mr. and Mrs. Frank Larson, and is being placed on a foundation where the old Alma schoolhouse was. The one inch of rain and snow of last weekend was gratefully received by farmers and ranchers. Mr. and Mrs. Neil Gilbbs' daughter, Jere and husband, Ike Singer of Albuquerque, were Wednesday overnight guests en route to an athletic event in Tucson. Over forty-five people attended the Over Fifty supper on the 19th at the Center. Glenn Simons, Jr. films taken in Kuger Park, Africa, were shown to the group after the meal. Guests were Mrs. Dorothy Ebley, Reserve, and Mr. and Mrs. Warnie Rankin of Des Moines, N.M. Lowell Sumner and Frank Drummond were hosts for the evening. Theron Burris, grandson of the Elsworth Tiptons, remained a week with them. They drove him to Silver City Tuesday to his parents, the Buzz-Burrises, and spent the day enjoying the 11th birthday of Lindy Lee Thomas, their granddaughter. Mrs. Willie McKee and son, Mark, drove to El Paso to sell the McKee home there. Mrs. Marie Reed was the past Sunday guest of her son, Bob Reed and family of Cliff. John McKeen and sister, Eva Faust Menges, drove to Albuquerque last Thursday on business and to visit with Billy Faust, a university student there. Sunday evening dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Sumner were Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Luoma and Clinton Loomer. The occastion was the birthday of Mrs. Luoma. Steve Bearup, who had been working at the Curley Traynor ranch before his recent illness, has been taken to Phoenix by his father, Charley Bearup. Sunday dinner guests of the Elsworth Tiptons were Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy West, Saturday "just-married" couple from Fort Bliss. West is an army medic and his bride a technician. Those on the sick list the past week were Wayne Reynolds Mr. and Mrs. Bob Cloudt and boys, Jeff and Bill, Mrs. Urbana Chacon and Wayne Shellhorn. Mrs. Lowell Sumner and Mrs. Wayne Reynolds drove to Reserve the 23rd on business. Mrs. Lewis Kelly is welcomed back to her Frisco River home at the Kelly ranchafter a long siege of illness. Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Cheek of El Paso bought acreage near the Lawrence Tucker home on Hatchery Road. Jimmy Spurgeon and John Pitts have been helping with the cattle at the Eph Spurgeon ranch. Jimmy's father is still continuing to improve. Mr. and Mrs. Jupe Means returned to their Mule Creek ranch the 19th from their Estancia ranch. Mr. and Mrs.Garland Clanton's daughter, Lillian and husband, Gene Duncan of Silver City, spent the week end with them. The Willow Creek road is still closed to travel as motorists going out of Mogollon soon find out. But the signs along the road near Horse Springs are still being ignored and people are finding themselves snowbound on the Snow Creek Lake road and Willow Creek Mesa. Do not take ANY road to WIllow Creek, states Pat Hanrahan, Forest Ranger.

Hudson: Roy Keith Hudson, 73, a Deming resident, died Monday at his residence. A private memorial service with his family will beheld at Baca's Funeral Chapels. He was born Feb. 16, 1917, in Oakland, Ill., to Royal Jacob Hudson and Mary Ashmore Hudson, who preceded him in death. He was employed by the Chino Mines Division of Kennecott Copper Corp., for a number of years. In 1961, he opened the Hudson Sheet Metal Shop in Deming and retired in 1979. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving during World War II. He had resided in Deming since 1960. Survivors include his wife, Thelma Marie, of Deming; a son, Greg Hudson and his wife, Sandra, of Deming; two daughters, Linda Kirby and her husband, David, of Fairfax, Va. and Becky Rey and her husband, Butch, of Silver City; two brothers, Glenn, of Logan, N.M., and Max Hudson of Hurley; two sisters, Mary Johnson of Deming and JoAnn Batchelor of Oviedo, Fla.; six grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Baca's Funeral Chapels is in charge of arrangements. Cremation was by Baca's Mimbres Crematorium.

Mrs Adela C. Huerta, 69, passed away at her home in Bayard last Saturday after a long illness. Funeral services were held at 10 am Monday in the Apostolic church in Bayard, followed by burial in the Hurley cemetery, under direction of the Curtis’ Mortuary. Survivors are her husband, Felipe G. Huerta;. four sons, Willie, Santa Rita; Sam, Danny and Robert, Bayard; four daughters, Mrs. Paul Martine; Bayard; Mrs. Bert Wing, El Paso; Mrs. Warner ‘Dutro, Anthony, Texas, and Mrs. Charles Fedak, Long Beach, Calif. Also 15 grandchildren two sisters, Mrs. Calif and Mrs. Josefa Bailon, Safford, Ariz., and two brothers, Francisco Cabrera, San Jose, Calif., and Casimiro Pacheco, San Patricio, N. M.

Huerta: Efren Martinez Huerta, 68, a longtime Bayard resident, entered eternal rest Saturday at Memorial General Hospital in Las Cruces. He was born July 9, 1924, in San Juan de Los Lagos, Jalisco, Mexico, and came to the mining area at a very young age. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was decorated for campaigns in Normandy, northern France, Rhineland, Ardennes and central Europe. Mr. Huerta was a communicant at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church Parish in Bayard. For many years, he was a foreman at the New Jersey Empire Zinc Mine. Recently, he had completed his term as commander of Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 3347. Visitation will begin at 2 Tuesday afternoon at Baca's Funeral Chapels. The prayer vigil will be held there at 7 that evening, led by Deacon Johnnie Perez. Mass of the Christian burial will be celebrated Wednesday morning at 10 at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church with the Rev. Paulus Kao, pastor of the church, officiating. Concluding rites will follow at Fort Bayard Cemetery with veterans' honors accorded by his comrades. Survivors include his wife, Mary Huerta, of the home; seven sons, Eddie Huerta and Tommy Huerta of Bayard, Tony Huerta and Ernie Huerta of Central, Ronnie Huerta and David Huerta of La Puebla, and Rudy Huerta of Arenas Valley; a sister, Lucy Velasco of Santa Fe Springs, Calif.; 12 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. His seven sons will serve as pallbearers. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Huerta: Guillermo "Willie" Huerta, 59, died Octobert 9 following a lingering illness. Mr. Huerta was a lifelong resident of Grant County where he owned the Casa Blanca Bar for many years. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Josefina Huerta of Santa Rita; three sons, Arthur Fletcher of Sherman, Alfred Fletcher and Armando Fletcher, both of Bayard; and his father Felipe G. Huerta of El Paso, TX., also four sisters survive, Mrs. Paul O. Martinez of Bayard, Mrs. Bert Wing of El Paso, Mrs. Charles Fedak of Long Beach, CA., and Mrs. Warner Dutro of Anthony, TX; and three brothers, Sam and Danny Huerta, both of Bayard and Robert Huerta of Elgin, IL. Rosary was said at the Curtis Bright Chapel with the fuenral Mass being recited Saturday, October 12 at Our Lady ofFatima Catholic Church in Bayard. Interment followed in the Hurley Cemetery with the Rev. Fr. Jesus Espinosa officiating.

HUFF: Alice L. Huff, well known Grant County resident, passed away Thursday. Services will he held Monday at 2 p.m. in the First Methodist Church in Silver City and interment will follow in the Masonic Cemetery with the Rev. Wayne Sheffield of the First Methodist Church officiating. Pallbearers will be Lee Vesely Jerry Huff, E.W. Scott, Daniel Scott, Steven Scott and Quinton Yarhorough. Honorary pallbearers will be Tom Baker, Jim Cureton, John Edwards, Earl Reese, John Bingaman, Jesse Bingaman, Dr. JE. Robinson and Dr. William R. Fowler. The family request that in lieu of flower donations be made to the Alice L. Huff Memorial, First Methodist Church, 300 W. College Ave., Silver City, N.M. Arrangements are by the Curtis Bright Funeral Home of Silver City.

Fred D. Huff, 67, passed away Tuesday; March 22, at Hillcrest HospitaI fol1owing a brief illness. Mr. Huff was a native of Granville Tenn. and had resided in Silver City for the past 40 years where he was a long tinme businessman. He was a veteran of World War II having served in the U S. Navy. Mr. Huff is survived by his wife, Mrs.. Blanche G Huff of Silver City, a sister, Mrs. Louise Ragland of Algood, Tenn., a brother, Harold Huff of Chestnut Mound, Tenn., seven nieces and three nephews. Funeral services for Fred D. Huff were held Friday, March 25, at the Curtis Bright Funeral Chapel with Rev. Clifford Hutton . officiating.: Interment followed In Memory Lane Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Walter. Langendorf, John Fowler; Dr. W. R. Powler, Fred Shaffrà and U. I. Conner. Honorary pallbearers were Gilbert Bailey,. L E, Hjatt and Marcelino Segura.

Huff: John A. Huff, 80, of Santa Maria, Calif., died Saturday, March 10, from a sudden illness. He was born March 5, 1910, at Santa Rita. Mr. Huff was raised and educated in New Mexico. He received his master's degree in education from the University of New Mexico. He taught school for several years and was principal at Willard, N.M. During World War II, Mr. Huff served in the U.S. Navy. Following the war, he remained in the Naval Reserve, retiring with the rank of commander. Mr. Huff was with the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax Board. He was a supervising inspector with the board for more than 37 years. He retired in 1973. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Kathleen Huff; a son, James Huff, Ph.D., and his wife Dianne Huff, of Paradise, Calif.; three brothers, Dr. Louis Huff of Santa Maria, Dr. William Cloyce Huff of Oxnard, Calif., and Melvin G. Huff of Silver City; two sisters, Edith Lorraine Vesely of Silver City and Elaine Long of Morrison, Colo.; and two grandchildren, Bret Huff, Ph.D., of Arlington, Mass., and Lynae Huff of France. Services will be held Thursday at 4 p.m. at the chapel of the Magner-Maloney Funeral Home in Santa Maria. Private interment will follow at Paradise Cemetery in Paradise. Memorial contributions may be made to the General Scholarship Fund in memory of John A. Huff, Western New Mexico University, Silver City.

Huff; Valvin Gene Huff, 20, died Feb. 13 in Silver City after an extended illness. Valvin was a very active member of the Boy Scouts in this area for 10 years and became a Life Scout. He is survived by his parents, James N. and Barbara J. Huff of Silver City; three brothers, Allen Huff who is the U.S. Navy in Calif., Kenneth Huff of Los Alamos and Benjamin Huff of Albuquerque; a paternal grandmother, Mrs. Edith Huff of Los Lunas; maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Malcom of Cuba; a nephew, Christopher Neal Huff of Albuquerque; two sisters-in-law, Sylvia and Lisa Huff; several aunts; uncles and cousins. Funeral services were held Feb. 18 at the Wheeler Funeral Home Chapel with Bishop Gary Stailey officiating. Interment followed at the Memory Lane Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were John Stricklin, Larry Feeley, Mike Powell, Steve Calkins, David Casebolt and Mike Gaffney. Honorary pallbearers were his three brothers, Allen, Kenneth and Benjamin Huff. Arrangements by the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

HUFFMAN: Memorial services for Ellen Elizabeth Huffman will be held at 1:30p.m. Tuesday in the Presbyterian Community Church in Reserve. The Rev Harold Dykstra will officiate. Arrangements by Wheeler.

Death Tuesday night at Hillcrest General Hospital summoned Mrs Flora M. Hughes, 75, sister of Jewel Butler of Silver city. Mrs. Hughes was a resident of Tonopah, Nev, and came to Silver City only recently to be with Mr and Mrs. Butler. Besides her brother here, she is survived by two other brothers, Leslie and Alfred Butler, and a sister, Mrs. Nona Salmon. Funeral services are to be held Friday at 3 p.m. in the Mahoney Mortuary chapel at Deming, with burial taking place in Mountain-view cemetery. Funeral arrangements were in charge of the Cox Mortuary.

HUGHES: Clarisa ‘Elisa Hughes, an infant, passed away at Gila Regional Medical Center at birth Thursday, ,Sept. 2, Funeral services were conducted Friday at Lordsburg Funeral Home by her grandfather, the Rev. 1ssac Martincz. Internient was in Shakespeare Cemetery. She was born Thursday, Sept. 2, in Silver City, (he daughter of Willie Hughes and Eva Valenzuela Hughes of Lordsburg. She is survived by her parents; maternal grandparents, Issac and Cruz Martinez of Lordsburg; paternal grandparents, Dora , Barrio of Phoenix and Jose Barrio of Playas; three sisters, Ashley, Gabrielle and Leticia Hughes, all of Lordsburg; three aunts, Naomi Chavez and her husband, Joel, of Chihuahua, Mexico, Lisa Rodriguez and her husband, Leon, of Lordshurg, and Marisa Barrio of Phoenix; five uncles, Eli Moreno and his wife, Jennifer, Jesus Gandarilla, Javier Gandarilla and Nathan Martinez, all of Lordsburg, and Ricky Barrio and his J wife, Suzanne, of Phoenix; paternal great-grandparents, Manuel and Maria Parra of , Lordsburg; maternal great-grandparents, Martin and Luisa Valenzula of Chihuahua; and numerous other relatives. Pallbearers were J her mother and father, who carried her to her final resting place in Shakespeare Cemetery. Lordsburg Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Funeral services for Jesse G. Hughes, 81 were held Tuesday afternoon at. Cox Mortuary chapel with the Rev. Clarence Crow, First Baptist Church minister officiating. Burial was at City cemetery. The deceased had been a resident of the community for the past 30 years and was a retired barber. He is survived by his widow Nancy; two sons, J F. Hughes. North Hollywood, Calif. and E. One Hughes, city three daughters, Mrs. A. C. Carrier, Albuquerque. Mrs. C. N. Dempsey Hurlev, and Mrs. V L Patton city; six grandchildren and five great gradndchlldren.

Mrs. Elizabeth Hughes, 75, died at her home in Long Beach, Calif., on Feb. 10. Mrs. Hughes, a sister of John B. Eckert.of Santa Rita, came to New Mexico with her family from Alabama in 1900 and the family settled in Pinos Altos where the elder Mr. Eckert was associated in mining with the late J. T. Janes . He was killed in a miring accident several years ago. The family home is still n Piros Altos. s. Hughes went to California in921 to make her home following the death of her husband. She is survived by two sons and two daughters, two brothers, Grover Eckert of Lordsburg and John Eckert of Santa Rita, and one sister in California.

Hughes: Edgar O. Hughes, 81, of Silver CIty passed away Wednesdayat Fort Bayard Medical Center. Arrangements are pending through Curtis-Bright Funeral Home of Silver City.

Hughes: Elva Naomi Hughes, 75, a longtime resident of Silver City, passed away Monday at Gila Regional Medical Center. She was born Dec. 23, 1919 to Charles and Miriam (Hill) McCoy in Denison, Texas. On July 20, 1941 she married Foy Hughes in Silver City. She enjoyed reading and solving crossword puzzles. She was a talented artist who enjoyed sculpting. She loved her family and was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Foy Hughes of Silver City; and three daughters, Karen Hughes of Silver City, Polly Erman and her husband, Bob, also of Silver City and Miriam Cwieka and her husband, Henry of Palos Verdes Estates, Calif. She is also survived by four grandchildren, Roman Kilgore of Dallas, Angelique Shannon Kilgore and Elizabeth Cwieka, both of Silver City and Michelle Cwieka of Davis, Calif.; and four great-grandchildren, Gabriel Fade of Houston, Aaron Fade and Tiffany Kilgore, both of Silver City and Phillip Harrison of Albuquerque. A memorial service was held this morning in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home chapel with Silver City Police Department Chaplain Claude Perhealth officiating. Family members selected Curtis-Bright Funeral Home to serve them.

Hughes: Eugene B. "Red" Hughes, 70, a Deming resident, died Mondayat the Veterans Hospital in Albuquerque. Visitation will be held today from 2-7 p.m. at Baca's Funeral Chapels in Deming. The funeral service will be held there Thursday morning at 11. Interment will follow at Fort Bayard National Cemetery with David Strain, chaplain, and Allingham-Golding Post No. 18 according military honors. He was born Sept. 2, 1922, in Brownfield, Texas, and was a mechanic. He worked at Asarco Mill and at Chino Mines. He was a veteran of the United States Army and a Deming resident for about 44 years. Later, he was the owner of Red's Garage in Deming. He is survived by his wife, Gloria, of the home; two daughters, Gigi Parker of Tucumcari and Jane Latham of Centerville, Miss.; a brother, Cornie Hughes of Socorro; two sisters, Sadie Markland of Roswell and Gena Miller of Sunland, Calif.; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Hughes: Inez Meier Hughes, a former Silver City resident, died Saturday in Lodi, Calif., following a long illness. During the years her children were enrolled in Silver City schools, she, herself, was an honor student at Western New Mexico University. She was a member of Cardinal Key and Sigma Tau Delta, and in her senior year she was named to Who's Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities. Her writings were published in Vagrant Winds, the university's literary magazine. Following her graduation in 1962, she and her family moved to Oxnard, Calif., where she taught English for several years in Camarillo High School. She is survived by her husband, Dr. John Hughes of Lodi; her son, Robert A Meier of Silver City; her daughters, Peggy Ruyleof Bothell, Wash., Susie Evans of Redding, Calif., and Mickey Bottomly of Minnesota; two stepchildren; five grandchildren and her former husband, Robert "Ben" Meier of Silver City. Funeral services are scheduled for Thursday in Lodi.

Hughes: Jimmie Robert Hughes passed away Tuesday, while visiting his daughter in Wendover, Nev. He was born July 30, 1929, in Tyrone, Okla., to Robert and Ethel Hughes. He is survived by his wife, Barbara, and son, Jimmie Robert Hughes Jr., both of Silver City; a daughter and son-in-law, Lauara and Larry Lisk of Wendover; three grandsons, Ryan, Adam and Scott Lisk, all of Wendover; three sisters, Laura Stiles of Silver City, Marva Owen of Liberal, Kan., and Pat Porter of Spokane, Wash.; and one brother, Alan Hughes of Fresno, Calif. Mr. Hughes retired from the U.S. Navy in 1967 and moved to Silver City in 1986. He was the owner of Peaceful Valley Wood Products and Peaceful Valley Mobile Park, where he resided. Memorial services were to be held in Wendover today. The family will be gathered Monday at the home of Don and Laura Stiles at 411 E St. in Silver City. Friends are invited to join them between the hours of 4 and 7 p.m.

Hughes: Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at the Cox Mortuary Chapel for Michael P. Hughes, 65, who was found dead in the Santa Rita Hotel on Thursday, Dec. 30. He had no known survivors. Mr. Hughes was born in Georgetown and educated at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich. He was a former member of the state legislature and was formerly employed at Fort Bayard. At the time of his death, he was an employee of Kennecott Copper Corp. He was a veteran of World War I and a member of the VFW. He had been a life member of the Mimbres AF&AM Lodge No. 10. The Rev. Harold E. Johnson of the Santa Rita Community Church was in charge of services and the Mimbres Lodge had charge of graveside services at the Masonic cemetery. Pallbearers were Voss Yates, Ross Hamilton, Horace Bounds, A.J. Riggs, LeRoy Smith and S.J. Parker.

Hughes: Robert J. Hughes, who has been making his home with his son, Edgar D. Hughes in Silver City since 1952, died Sunday night. He was born in Llanberis, Wales in 1875 and came to the United States in 1888. He had lived in New York State until he came to New Mexico. His wife preceded him in death in 1938. The deceased is survived by two daughters, Mrs. James Reardon of Syracuse, N.Y. and Mrs. Leona Roberts, Clark, N.Y.; two sons, Robert F. of Essex Junction, Va. and Edgar of Silver City; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. The remains were shipped to Utica, N.Y., where services were held at the Hugh Williams Mortuary. Burial was in Grandview Cemetery in Whiteboro, N.Y., with the minister of the Methodist Church officiating. Edgar Hughes left Monday by plane from El Paso, for Utica. Local arrangements were made by Cox Mortuary.

Hughlett: Elizabeth Bowen Hughlett died in Carlsbad on April 13. Funeral services were held in the First Christian Church of Carlsbad with burial in the Carlsbad Cemetery. Survivors include her husband, Jim Hughlett, and a son, Jim Bowen, both of Carlsbad; three brothers, Ira Baker of Hamilton, Texas, Curtis Baker of Artesia, and James Baker of Sweetwater, Texas; five sisters, Ora McCullough of Sweetwater, Verda Boggs of Las Cruces, Ruby Davis of Carlsbad, Ruth Coston of Cisco, Texas, and Joyce Hammack of Silver City; and several grandchildren.

Charles R. Hughes, 80, a pioneer of Luna County, where he served as county clerk and deputy county clerk, over a period of 50 years, died the past week. He was active in the Deming Old-Timers Assn. for many years and a 32nd Degree Máson. Funeral services were held in Deming, followed by burial in Mountain View cemetery.

Funeral services for Ted R Hughs of forest Hill CA were held July 18 from the Chapel of the Hills with the Rev Edwin Castledine of the Episcopal church officiating. Mrs. Hughs died in his home on July 15 after an illness of three months. He was born in Magdalena his parents being pioneers of the area. Later he moved to Ponderosa NM where he and his family were engaged in the lumber business until nine years ago when they moved to CA continuing in the same business. He was admired and respected by all who knew him especially by the men of his employ. His home was always open to all religious groups or ant worthy cause for the community. A beautiful memorial service was held by members of the Latter Day Saints church the evening of his death. Survivors include his wife, Jean Hughs, a son Allen and a daughter Carol; his mother Mrs. Kate Hughs; two sisters, Mrs. George Grant and Mrs. William Akin; five brothers, William, Ivan, Dave, and Brian of Forest Hills and Joe of Albuquerque. He was well known here having visited this area many times.

Word was received that Benjamin A. Hulbert, grandson of Mrs. Daisey Hulbert, was killed in an accident in which a Greyhound bus crashed into the Soto Bridge in Los Angeles on March 7. He had been on his way back to camp Roberts where he was staitioned. Hulbert had spent several summers with Mrs. Hulbert in Pinos Altos in recent years.

Funeral services were held Friday at the Curtis Mortuary Chapel for Mrs. Daisy L. Hulbert, 90. Rev. Dan Loomis, pastor of,. the Presbyterian Church, officiated. Interment was made in the Pinos Altos Cemetery. Formerly a resident of Pinos Altos and Grant County for more than 50 years, Mrs. Hulbert is survived by two sons, B. N. Hulbert, Tucson, Ariz., and Harold C. Hulbert, Payson, Ariz.; t w o grandchildren and four greatgrandchildren.

Francis Hulbert, 27, who died in the Cabantuan Prison Camp in the Philippines Islands while a member of the 200th Coast Artillery (AA) will be buried this afternoon in the Pinos altos cemetery at 3:30 PM. He will be buried with full military honors, the American Legion and National Guard being in charge of the services. The body arrived in Silver City yesterday. Mr. Hurlbert participated in the Bataan Death March and died soon afterwards, while a prisoner of the Japs. Surviving him are his mother, Mrs. Daisy Hurlbert, and two brothers, Benjamin of Tucson and Howard of Phoenix. Cox Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs L, A. Davidson of Central received word Tuesday of the death of her sister, Mrs. Ivan G. Hull in Deming. Mrs Hull is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Harry Call of Deming and Mrs. Floyd Lawry of Arizona, three sons, Miles Marshall of Santa Rita, John W. and Theodore Marshall of Hurley, nine grandchildren and .22 great grandchildren, Funeral service, will be held in Deming Thursday at 2:00 p.m. at .Mahoney Mortuary Chapel. Members - of the Knights of Pythias will be pallbearers with the Pythian Sister In charge of graveside services. Mrs. Hull formerly - resided In Santa Rita where both she and her husband were employed at the Santa Rita Store. After Mr. Hull’s retirement they moved to Deming,. Mr. Hull preceded his wife In death some years ago.

Catron County lost another of it’s pioneer ranchers, Sunday, in the death at a clinic in Silver City of Bailey Hulsey, 81, a resident of Luna for the past 52 rears. He was ‘well known throughout Southwest New Mexico and in recent years had lived retired life. During the many years Mr. Hulsey ranched in the Luna area he had one of the largest cattle spreads in Southwest New Mexico and had a wide acquaintance of the livestock industry. Early his year, the directors elected him as an honorary member of the Cowboy Halt of Fame shrine in Oklahoma. Recently, Mr. and Mrs. Hulsey celebrated their 51st wedding anniversary. Surviving are his wife, a son, Buford Hulsiy, of Luna, and four daughters, Mrs. Juana Hall, Eager, Ariz.; Mrs. Wanda Hurley, Phoenix; Mrs. Launa Burk, Eager, Ariz., and Mrs. Ethel Holt, Nutrioso, Ariz. Graveside funeral services were held at Luna Tuesday at 10 a.m., conducted by Bishop Thomas Adair of the Church of Latter ay Saints. Burial was under the direction of the Cox Mortuary.

Hulsey: Buford Bailey Hulsey, 70, died in Springerville Wednesday after a short illness. He was a lifetime rancher in Catron County. He was born July 5, 1916 in Luna. Survivors include his wife, Evelyn Reynolds Hulsey; two daughters, Eloise Wisdom of Gilbert, Ariz., and Kay Scott of Mesa, Ariz.; four sons, Gary Hulsey of Tyrone, Steven Hulsey of Gilbert, Corwin Hulsey of Luna, and Richard Hulsey of Provo, Utah; 26 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and three sisters. Services will be Saturday at 10 a.m. in the Luna Ward chapel in Luna. Pallbearers will be his sons Gary, Steven, Corwin and Richard, and Don Wisdom and Mike Scott.

Hulsey: Kenneth Louis Hulsey, 77, of Redrock passed away Saturday at Gila Regional Medical Center in Silver City. He was born Aug. 28, 1915, to Rufus and Esther (Petty) Hulsey in Springville, Ariz. He married Marie Spurgeon on Jan. 27, 1941, in Safford, Ariz., and they moved to Lordsburg in 1945. Mr. Huldey worked for Phelps Dodge, Lawrence Gay, and Dockum Butane Co. as a pipefitter, master plumber and driver. He loved to hunt and fish. He was a faithful husband and loving father, and will be greatly missed by all of his family. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Marie Hulsey of Redrock; four daughters, Barbara Bailey and her husband, Carl, of Farmington, Carol Evans and her husband Jim, of Animas, Ellen Reagor and her husband, Jim of Albuquerque, and Kathleen Patton and her husband, Joe, of Redrock; two sisters, Grace Rade and her husband, Doug, of flagstaff, Ariz., and Elta Lewis and her husband, Orval, of Hatch; two brothers, John Hulsey of Marysville, Calif., and Eugene Hulsey of Utah; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. A graveside funeral service will be held Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. in Mountail View Cemetery in Lordsburg with Houston Moore officiating. Family members have selected Curtis-Bright Funeral Home to serve them.

Edwin Ace Humble, 84, died a week ago at Hillcrest General Hospital, following a brief illness. Mr. Humble, had resided in Silver City for the past year. He formerly lived In Luna County and was a retired contractor and operated a farm. Survivors ‘include two sons, William A. Humble of Central and Pat Humble of Silver City; six grandchildren, seven greatgrandchildren, a sister, Mrs. Ollie Paul of Tulsa, Okla. Homer White of the Jehovah’s witness officiated at the funeral service on Saturday In the Mahóney Funeral Chapter In Deming, with burial In Mountain view Cemetery in Deming. The Curtis Mortuary of Silver City was in charge of arrangements Pallbearers were Clent Hudson, Clem Hüdson Jr., J..C. Kennedy, Frank ‘Van Cleave, Orley Thorp and Frank Madlock.

HUMBLE: Patrick M. Humble, 79, of Silver City passed away Tuesday at his home. A graveside service is planned for Thursday at 9 a.m. at Fort Bayard National Cemetery. A memorial service pending. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels.

Humble: Myrtle Merle Barber Humble, 78, a Grant County resident for the past 75 years, passed away in El Paso, Texas, Monday. She was born Oct. 29, 1915, in Rockport, Texas, to Milton M. and Annie C.(Hudson) Barber. The family in 1917 went to Santa Rita, where she attended school. She graduated from Hurley High School. She married William Alexander Humble in 1936 and moved to Central, where she resided for 30 years. She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, William A. Humble, in 1989; a brother, Milton Hudson Barber, in 1988; and her granddaughter, Debbie K. Zumwalt, in 1979. Mrs. Humble was a member of the Hanover Church of Christ. Calling hours will be from 3-6 p.m. Friday at Baca's Funeral Chapels. The funeral service will begin at 2 p.m. Saturdayat Baca's with Albert Botts officiating. The committal service will follow at Memory Lane Cemetery, where she will be laid to rest. Survivors include a daughter, Merleen Margaret Ernest of El Paso; a son, Richard Allen Humble of Tucson, Ariz.; two sisters, Hazel Barber Thurber of Silver City, and Margaret Barber Lubra andher husband, Jack, of North Hollywood, Calif.; a brother, George Franklin Barber, and his wife, June, of Jerome, Mich.; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Patrick M. and Buby Humble of Silver City; a sister-in-law, Francis Edwards Barber of Houston; and her grandchildren, Sheri Landowsky of New Plymouth, Idaho, Tammy and Ginger Moss of El Paso, and Diane and Donna Humble of Rapid City, S.D. Also surviving are six great-grandchildren; and 13 nieces and nephews, including Terrence M. Humble of Bayard. Serving as casket bearers will be Mario Sosoya, Chet Brown, ValtonDye, Allen Wysong, Lee Snyder and Richard Reece. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Humble: William A. "Bill" Humble, 73, died Wednesday in Memorial General Hospital in Las Cruces after a short illness. He was born July 20, 1915, in Columbus to Edwin A. and Pearl Watkins Humble and was raised on a ranch south of Deming. He moved to Santa Ritain 1936 and retired from Chino Mines and made his home in Central. Mr. Humble was in Scouting all his life and was awarded the Silver Beaver Award and the Order of the Arrow. Survivors are his wife, Myrtle, of Central; a son, Richard, of Tucson, Ariz.; a daughter, Myrleen Moss of El Paso, Texas; a brother, Pat Humble of Silver City; four granddaughters; one grandson; and two great-grandchildren. His oldest granddaughter, Sheri Edwards of Boise, Idaho, was with him at the time of his death. Graveside funeral services will be held Monday afternoon at 2 in Memory LaneCemetery with Albert Botts of the Hanover Church of Christ officiating. Casket bearers will be fellow Boy Scout leaders, Lee Snyder, Vitrion Ogas, Preston Harper, Craig Phifer, Mario Ogas and Hal Sontag. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Humphrey: Ruth M. Humphrey, 84, a resident of Fort Bayard, passed away Sunday at Fort Bayard Medical Center. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer C. Humphrey, Oct. 27, 1979. She was born in Denver, Colo., and lived in Colorado Springs until 1934, when she moved to Silver City. She graduated with honors from Colorado College at Colorado Springs. She earned her master of science degree from Western New Mexico University, also with honors. She was a member of Order of Eastern Star, Georgetown Chapter No. 4. In 1976 she was worthy matron. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church. She is survived by a son, Robert L. Humphrey and his wife, Sabra Humphrey, of Silver City; and a granddaughter, Sabrina L. Pack of Silver City. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Curtis-Bright Funeral Home with Francis Wheeler officiating. Internment will follow at the Masonic Cemetery with graveside services being conducted by the Order of Eastern Star. Servng as pallbearers will be James L. Smith, William H. Young, Brian Roberts, Leland Roberts, George D. Pack and W.R. Ashcraft. In lieu of flowers, the family prefers memorial contributions to the Alzheimer's Foundation, in care of Jim or Jane Baker, Order of the Eastern Star, or to the Abolish Alzheimer's Fund, 1741 Monte Vista, Alamogordo, N.M. 88310. Curtis-Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

William J. Hunt, 68, of Silver City died Sept. 25 in Hillcrest Hospital. He was born Jan. 4, 1915 in South Hampton England the son of Archibald and Janet Roberts Hunt and was a resident of Silver City since 1957. Mr. Hunt had been employed for over 40 years with Phelps Dodge Mining Corp. serving as a supervisor in charge of industrial Relations and Employment and Housing Safety. Retiring in 1977, he was a member of the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd of Silver City and was active in the Boy Scouts of America, Elks Lodge, Masonic -Order, A.1,M.E., Rotary Club, American Legion. Silver City Grant County Chambe: of Commerce. Mr. Hunt served with the U.S. Army during World War II. He is Surved by his wife, Virgnia Hunt of Silver City; one’ daughter Paulette Hunt, Oakland, Calif.; one granddaughter, Tammy Dyer of Tucson, Ariz. and one grandson John Palmer of Silver City. Graveside services were Sept. 27 in Memory Lane Cemetery under the direction of Rev. Fr. Gerald D. Griffin and Rev. Fr. C. M. Henderson. Arrangements by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Hunt; Bessie Lee Hunt, died Jan. 17 at Fort Bayard. Hunt was born June 3, 1892 in Paradise, Mo., the daughter of Charles Leniel Wade and Mahuldah Peteet Wade. She was married to Robin L. Hunt June 25, 1914. He was superintendent of public schools in Madison, S.D. From there, they moved to Las Cruces in 1938, where he was in the education department at New Mexico State University. They moved from Las Cruces to Silver City in 1941, where Dr. Hunt was the head of the education department at Western New Mexico University.Mrs. Hunt was preceded in death by her husband in 1960, her daughter Rowena in 1941 and a daughter, Margaret in 1975. Hunt taught for Cobre Schools at Central for many years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, where she taught the Adult Women's Class for many years. She was also a member of the Jacob Bennett Chapter N.S.D.A.R., Silver City Chapter No. 3 O.E.S., Green Thumb Garden Club, P.E.O. Sisterhood and Retired Teachers Association. Survivors include a niece, Judith Williams of Kenniewick, Wash; a nephew, Fred H. Wade III, Portland, Ore. and a brother-in-law, C.D. Hunt of Windsor, Mo. Funeral services were held Jan. 20 at the Curtis-Bright Chapel under the direction of Rev. Don Wiley, with interment following at the Masonic Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Ollie McCrary, Jep Houley, Clyde Venable, Ted Burk, Henry Munoz and Hal Sontag. Arrangements by the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Hunt: Dora Minerva Hunt, 84, of Silver City passed away Thursday at Fort Bayard Medical Center. Miss Hunt was one of nine children born to Samuel W. and Annie (Kenney) Hunt. She was born June 15, 1907, in Harper County, Kan. She lived for many years in Oklahoma in Wann, Skiatook and Oklahoma City, and attended St. Luke's Methodist Church there. She had resided in Silver City since 1988. She is survived by a sister, Bertha Hartz, and her husband, Wilford, of Silver City; and a brother, William Wilson Hunt of Tulsa, Okla. She was the favorite aunt to numerous nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Sunny Lane Cemetery in Oklahoma City. The Rev. Joseph T. Shackford will officiate. Arragements are by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home of Silver City.

Hunt: 89, died at Hillcrest Hospital Monday, Feb. 10. Mrs. Hunt was a native of Liverpool, England, and has resided in Grant County for the past seven years. She is survived by one son, William J. Hunt of Silver City; two granddaughters, Miss Pualette Hunt of Oakland, Calif. and Mrs. Terry Palmer of Harker Heights, Tex. Funeral services were held Feb.13 with the Rev. C.M. Henderson of the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepard officiating.Internment was in the Evergreen Cemetary in Bisbee, Ariz. The family has requested that those who desire make memorial contributions to the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepard.

Hunt: Lawrence G. "Chook" Hunt, 69, of Silver City entered life eternal Tuesday at University Hospital in Tucson, Ariz. He was born Sept. 28, 1922, in Pinos Altos and had been a lifetime Grant County resident. He was employed by Chino Mines for many years, working in various supervisory positions. He retired in the early 1980s. Mr. Hunt was a veteran of World War II, having served with the U.S. Navy Air Corps. Graveside funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at 2 in the Pinos Altos Cemetery with Mr. Floyd Robertson officiating. Survivors include his wife, Betty Hunt of Silver City; a son, Dr. J.W. "Bill" Hunt of Pinos Altos; two daughers, Marilee H. Sturdavent, and Kathleen Hunt-Moreland and her husband, William, all of Silver City; six grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Casket bearers will be Bernard Hedges, Eric Lynch, Albert Galassini, Jim Brockman, Dick Hedges and David Burns. Honorary bearers will be Walter Mitchell, Clint Johnson and Gene Duncan. Entrusted to the care of the Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Hunt: Margaret Elizabeth Hunt, 57, died Monday at Ft. Bayard Medical Center following an extended illness. Miss Hunt was a native of Fountain Colo., and had resided in Silver City for the past 34 years. She is survived by her mother, Mrs. Bess Hunt of Silver City and one uncle, Clyde Hunt of Windsor Mo. Funeral services will be held Thrusday at 2 p.m. at the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel with Rev. Richard Smith of the First Baptist Churchof Silver City officiating. Interment will follow in the Masonic Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be David Reams, Ollie McCreary, Ben Spurger, Ted Burk, Clyde Venable and Henry Munoz. The family has requested that those who desire make memorial donations to the First Baptist Church in Silver City.

Hunt, Nell W.: Mrs. Nell W. Hunt, 84, who was born in Pinos Altos and lived the

Hunt: Funeral services for Mrs. Pauline T. Hunt, 55, who died at Hillcrest General Hospital Thursday morning as a result of injuries received in an automobile accident west of Glenwood, were held in the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd Saturday, May 16, with interment following in the Memory Lane Cemetery. Rev. Clifton Henderson officiated. Mrs. Hunt was a native of Slaughter, Ky., and had lived in Tyrone for the past three years. Survivors include her husband, William, of Tyrone; two daughters, Mrs. Terry Durrett of Silver City and Miss Paulette Hunt of Oakland, Calif.; one sister, Mrs. Hilda Harrison of Millbrae, Calif.; one granddaughter; and her mother, Mrs. May Timmons of Millbrae, Calif. Pallbearers were Hyman Kelley, William H. Peartree, William Keener, John Garza, A.E. Hinebaugh and Joseph Kolesser.

HUNT: LilIie Belle Hunt, passed away Monday at home in Gila, where she resided for 24 years. She was born Feb. 19, 1900, in Byars, Okla, to Mary and Ed Larman. She was married to Roy P. Hunt In 1917, at that time they moved to Arizona. After raising her children she worked as seamstress for 20 years. Retiring In 1962, she looked after her father until his death in 1971, then moved to her home to Gilaa. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy, l her daughter, Mildred, 83; six brothers; and one sister. Surviving are her daughter Ella Wheat of Hurley; her sons, Orval and Dustin; and six grandchildren; 18 great-children; 28 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild. Services will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m at the Baptist çhureh In Glia with Rev. Walter Huber officiating. Interment will at Mesa Cemetery. Pallbearers will be members of the family. Family members selected Curtis-Bright Lordsburg Funeral to serve them.

Hunt: Virginia (Luper), Hunt, 79, a longtime resident of Silver City, passed away Thursday at her home. She was born Aug. 21, 1915, to Charles M. and Carrie (King) Francis in Sherman, Texas. In 1938, she and her parents moved to Hurley, where the) owned and operated the American Laundry Co. She also was employed by th New Mexico Power Co. and in the 1940s was employed a New Mexico State Teacher College. She married Jim Luper in 1956 and he precede' her in death in 1968. In the early 1970s, she began a career in politics and served two terms as Grant County treasurer. In February 1971, she married William Hunt in Silver City. Mrs. Hunt was a member of the Silver City Woman's Club, the 24 Club and the Goof Off Club. She enjoyed playing cards, traveling and, most of all, making friends. She is survived by a brother, Paul Francis, and his wife, Katherine, of Waco, Texas; a sister-in-law, Lois Francis of Sacramento, Calif.; a grandson, John Palmer of Central; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Hunt, in 1983; two brothers, Maurice B. Francis, in 1988, and King C. Francis, in 1994; and a sister, Betty Francis Stanley, in 1972. Visitation will begin at noon Wednesday in the Curtis Brigbt Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral service will be at 4 p.m. Wednesday with Pastor Ray Keene officiating. Interment will follow in Memory Lane Cemetery. Family members selected Curtis-Bright Funeral home to serve them.

Ellis M. Hunter, 79, died Saturday, June 25, in El Paso, Texas, following an extended illness. Mr. Hunter was a native of Alma, N.M., and had been a resident of Grant County for the past 44 years. Mr. Hunter for a number of years was a Contractor and Gen. Manager of the\ Strong J and Harris Trucking Co. He was preceded in death by his wife Alice in 1967, and he is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Margaret Blancet of Bayard, one son, Ray K. Hunter of Las Cruces, N.M., seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Also surviving him is one/brother, Arthur E. Hunter of Arizona. Graveside services were held Tuesday, June 28, at Memory Lane Cemetery with Rev. Billy Foster of the Bayard Baptist Church officiating. Serving as pallbearers were Jack Odgen, Eddie Everet, Jessie Wysong, Pat Humble, Floyd Fowler and Jerry Jattocks. Those who desire may make memorial contributions to the Heart Association or the Cancer Society in lieu of flowers.

Hunter: Agnes Mae Hunter, 59, a lifelong resident of Grant County, passed away Tuesday after a brief illness. She is survived by her husband, Frank; their three sons, Kenneth of Lordsburg, and Clifford and Rolland of Belen; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and one brother, Jim Ward of Arenas Valley. She was preceded in death by her parents, Wilda Mae and Edward James Ward, and four brothers, Ed, Elmer, Bill and Arthur. Mrs. Hunter was an active member of the Indian Hills Baptist Church. Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Curtis-Bright Funeral Home with the Rev. Dan Grindstaff officiating. Pallbearers will be Dale Rogers, her grandson Ken Grandits, and her nephews, Joe Ward, Skip Ward, Troy White and Tom White. Honorary pallbearers will be Dennis Theis, Ed Waters and Bob Keil. Burial will be in the Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Family members selected the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home to serve them.

Hunter: Dorothy Dent Hunter, 81, long time and highly respectedd resident of Silver City, died Sunday, March 19, at Hillcrest General Hospital. Mrs. Hunter came to Silver City with her husband Paul in the late 1920's for his health. She worked for many years in the courthouse and served as County Assessor 1931 through 1935. At one time, she headed the New Mexico Employmenbt Office here. She also worked as receptionist for former resident Dr. R.C. Lane. Mrs. Hunter returned temporarily to Arkansas, her native state, in 1951. While in Arkansas, she worked in the StateCapitol. One son, Billy Drew Hunter, a bombadier in World War II,was lost in the Pacific in 1941. Mrs. Hunter was a charter memberof the Silver City Chapter, Gold Star Mothers. The deceased is survived by a son, Paul Lee Hunter, Salt Lake City, Utah; three grandchildren, Mrs. Patricia Rowse, Salem, Mo., Mrs. Sharon Steffen, Aztec, Drew Hunter, El Paso and seven great-grandchildren. Survivors also include three sisters, Mrs. Olga Otey, Tulsa, Ok., and Mrs. Maragaret Eiland and Mrs. Susan Lee Plummer, both of Pasadena, Calif. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Tuesday in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel with the Reverend James McClelland of the First Presbyterian Church officiating. Burial was in the Masonic Cemetery. Serving as casket bearers were Melvin Huff, Nick Chintis, Tom Hill, Murray Ryan, Randall Gose and Dick Drangmeister. Honorary Pallbearers were Norman Hodges, Charles St. John, John Bingaman, Paul Gantz, Payne Sears and Hubert Robertson.

Hunter: Frank B. Hunter, 74, a lifelong area resident, died Sunday at the veterans hospital in Albuquerque. He was born Dec. 26, 1919, in Gila To Frank and Juda Ann Watson Hunter. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II as a medical technician in New Guinea and Luzon, and was awarded the Asiatic-Pacific Theater Medal, Philippine Liberation Medal, the Victory Medal and the Good Conduct Medal. He was employed as an electrical lineman with Chino Mines Co. until his retirement in 1980. He is survived by his three sons, Kenneth E. Hunter of Lordsburg, Clifford Hunter and his wife, Delores, of Los Lunas, and Rollie Hunter, also of Los Lunas; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife of 47 years, Agnas Mae Ward Hunter. Calling hours will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday at Baca's Funeral Chapels followed by the funeral service at 1 p.m., also at Baca's Funeral Chapels, with Pastor Dan Grindstaff of the Indian Hills Baptsit Church officiating. He will be laid to rest at Fort Bayard National cemetery with honors being accorded by members of Allingham-Golding Post No. 18 of the American Legion and Veteransof Foreign Wars Post No. 3347. Serving as pallbearers will be Tom, Troy and Gordon White, William "Skip" WArd, Dale Rogers and Dennis Theis, Honorary casket bearers are Ed Heisck, Joey Ward andHurshel Wafford. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funral Chapels.

Hunter: Hugh Madison Hunter, 76, a lifetime resident of Grant County, died Monday in Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born June 21, 1913, in Cliff to Frank and Julia Ann Hunter. He was a sawmill worker and loved fishing and hunting and was well known for his hunting skills. Cremation was by Baca's Mimbres Crematorium and a private graveside service will be held later in the Cliff-Gila Mesa Cemetery. He is survived by his brother, Frank Hunter and his wife, Agnes, of Silver City; a sister, Lillian Schlesinger of Tucson, Ariz.; and numerous nieces and nephews. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Hunter: Jimmie Lee Hunter, a longtime resident of Silver City, passed away Sunday. Mrs. Hunter was born in Hagerman and later moved to Silver City to attend the teachers college. She married Layton Hunter on April 11, 1930 and taught at Bayard Elementary until she retired. She is survived by her husband, Layton Hunter of Silver City; a daughter, Jan Huartson, and her husband, Lew of Tucson, Ariz.; two grandchildren, Paula and Scott Huartson of Tucson; a sister, Mrs. Dale (Alyce) Shock of Cliff; and many nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, donations amay be made to the Silver City Museum and to Gila Regional Emergency Medical Services. Services will be held Wednesday morning at 10 in theCurtis-Bright Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Earseye B. Ross II officiating. Family members selected Curis-Bright/Lordsburg Funeral Homes to serve them.

Hunter: Mrs. Maggie Duncan Hunter, a lifelong New Mexico resident, passed away

Mrs. Alice Z. Hunter, 71, a resident of Bayard for the past 27 years, died Tuesday at Hillcrest, General Hospital in Sliver City Survivors include the husband the deceased’ Ellis M.. Hunter Bayard; a daughter Mrs. Mar garet Blancett of Bayard; a son Ray Hunter of Tacama; seven grandchildren One great-grandchild. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in Curtis Mortuary chapel, tbe Rev George Newman, of the Bayard’ Baptist Church condued the rites. Burial will be in Memory Lane Cemetery.

HUNTER: Socorro P. ‘Pee-Wee” Hunter, 57, a lifelong resident of Deming, entered into eternal rest Sunday in Silver City. Beloved mother of nine children, she knew the importance of family and valued every moment. She was a wonderful human being, whose essence of beauty was conveyed through her song and expressions of love in her home and community. She grew up in a large family and attended Deming Public Schools. She enjoyed music and had an angelic voice. She was a member of the group, “The Four Winds,” in the early 1970s. Mrs. Hunter was a charitable person. looking after others’ needs and visiting the sick in their homes. She became ill in 1974, after suffering a stroke. Unable to do what she loved most, she, instead, served as a pillar of inspiration to all who knew and loved her. She loved animals and had a special, gentle kindness like no other. After residing in the Deming Mimbres Nursing Home for 11 years, she moved to Silver City in September 1996, remaining here until the last moments of her life. She will be sorely missed by her family and friends, but never forgotten. Her light will shine on through her children. She was preceded in death by her parents, Jesus and Escarnation Uzeta; three sisters, and a son Patrick Martinez . She is survived by her daughter, Sandra Margaret Casev and her husband. Frank. of Riverside, Calif.: her Sons,. Michael Ray Martinez of Santa Fe. Danny Martinez and his wife, FIsa, of Casper. Wyo., Robin Albert Hunter and his wife, Melinda, of Sherman, Texas, and Ruben Elbert Hunter of Kirkland, Wash.; and her daughters. Rebecca Ann Cohos of Silver City and her friend, John Werner, and Kimberly Rose Hunter of Arenas Valley and her companion. Donald Millan. She is also survived by her live brothers, Jesus “Jesse Uzueta Jr. of Victorville, Calif., Pedro Uzueta of Denting, Maria Negreta of Alhambra, Calif.. Patsy Esparza of Deming, and Martha Uzueta, also of Deming. Serving as pallbearers will he Danny Martinez, Christopher Hunter, Robin Hunter and Ruben Hunter, and four grandsons, Christopher Lutonsky, Jason Lutonsky. Patrick Martinez H and Adam Michael Sandoval. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, with the prayer vigil begin-fling at 7 at Baca’s Funeral Ch~eming~ Mass of the Christian burial will be celebrated Thursday at 1 p.m. at the Holy Family Catholic Church in Deming with Father Joe Anderson officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels.

HUNTER: Memorial serices for Layton R. Hunter will be held Saturday at 11am. at the Curtis-Bright Funral

HUNTINGTON: Frederic G. Huntington. 84, went to he with his wife, Leila, on Thursday, April 23, at Fort Bayard Medical Center. He was horn April 11, 1914. in Detroit and worked as an ironworker most of his life. The couple were residents of Silver City since 1978. They are survived by two sons, Frederic G. Huntington Jr. of Cameron Park, Calif., and James R. Huntington of Silver City. He is also survived by a brother, William Huntington, and his wife, Jean, of Port Richey, Fla.; and two sisters, Rene Baird of Port Richey and Dorthy Moore-house of Buffalo, N.Y. He is also survived~ by, six grandgrandchildren. Frederic and Leila Huntington are together forever. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels, U.S. 180 East at Delk Drive. Phone 388-2334. ~

HUNTINGTON:Leila Huntington, 77, a resident of Silver City for 19 years, passed away Friday morning at her residence. She was born Feb. 1, 1920, in Detroit to the late Harold Dubois and Florence E. Bagley. Mrs. Huntington is survived by her husband, Frederic, of Fort Bayard; two Sons, Frederic 0. Huntington Jr. of Shingle Springs, Calif., and James R. Huntington of Silver City; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Arrangements are pending with Baca’s Funeral Chapels.

Hurd: Evelyn A. Balke Hurd, 72, a Silver City resident, passed away Saturday at her residence after a short illness. Mrs. Hurd was born July 20, 1919, in Alma to Fred P. and Gertrude (Hicks) Balke. She attended school in Silver City. She and her husband, who was a colonel in the U.S. Air Force, lived in numerous places, both in the United States and Europe. After her husband retired from the military, he entered the diplomatic service, and they lived in Nigeria, Africa, for a number of years. Upon leaving the diplomatic service, they lived in Alicante, Spain. After her husband's death, she retired to Silver City and had resided here for the past 12 years. She is survived by a brother and his wife, Max and Lorraine Balke of Salinas, Calif.; a sister-in-law, Bobbie Balke of Silver City; and cousins, Eva Foast and John McKeen of Alma, and Francis Wheeler of El Paso, Texas. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Mrs. Hurd was preceded in death by her husband, Col. Richard Hurd; her father, Fred Balke; a brother, Arthur Balke, her sister, Fredina Balke; and her son, Billy Mims. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Curtis-Bright Funeral Home, 210 W. College Ave. The Rev. Ken Shultz, pastor of the Valley Community Church, will officiate. Interment will follow in Memory Lane Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Fred Balke, Dennis Balke, John Foust, Joseph Foust, Jerry McKeen and Hugh McKeen. Honorary pallbearers will be John McKeen and Johnny Wheeler. Contributions in memory of Mrs. Hurd may be made to the Valley Community Church of Arenas Valley or the Gila Regional Medical Center Hospice. Arrangements are by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home of Silver City.

Hurd: Joseph W. Hurd, 86, a resident of Silver City since 1991, passed away June 15 at Fort Bayard Medical Center. He was born Sept. 24, 1908 to Joseph and Olive (Spease) Hurd in Illinois. From 1945, he worked as a general building contractor in California and surveyed the Elcan Highway to Alaska. He was a resident of Yucca Valley, Calif. until three years ago. There he enjoyed fishing and gardening, especially caring for his roses and fruit trees. He is survived by a daughter, Barbara Stampley and her husband, Bruce of Silver City; and a grandson, Anthony Nickels of Phoenix. Cremation has taken place and a private memorial service will be held by family members. Family members selected Curtis-Bright Funeral Home to serve them.

Hurd: Colonel Richard P. Hurd of Silver City passed away Thursday, June 18, in Lackland Air Force Base Medical Center, San Antonio Tex. He was born August 9, 1912 in Milton, Mass., the sonof Steven P. and Emily Baxter Hurd and maintained a residence in Silver City while in the service. Colonel Hurd was retired from the U.S. Air Force as a Comptroller, in 1965, having served for 28 years. He was also associated with the Foreign Service of the State Department after his retirement from the Air Force, recently being stationed in Alicante, Spain. Colonel Hurd was a graduate of Dartmouth College and attended Harvard Law School and was a member of the Retired Officers Association, V.F.W., Delta Kappa Epsilon and the Cask and Gauntlet Fraternities. He is survived by his wife, Evelyn of Silver City and one sister, Frances Mayer of Pensacola, Florida. Services were held Tuesday, June 23 at 11 a.m. in the Curtis-Bright Chapel under the direction of Rev. Kenneth Schultz of the Hurley Community Church. Burial followed in Memory Lane Cemetery. The Presentation of the Colors was handled by the Honor Guard from Holloman Air Force Base, Alamagordo, NM. Serving as active pallbearers were: Ralph Elder,Johnny Wheeler, Dennis Balke, John McKeen, Billy Faust and Fred Balke. Honorary pallbearers were: Col. Al. Wayne Beaver, Col. Robert G. Harris, Col. Gene C. Anderson, Maj. Donald B. Hunning, Ray J. Holmquist, William Hawley, Folke Ek, Col. Byran Black, Col Ivar Carlborg and Conway Ross.

Gerald S Hurlbert 87, a well known retired rancher of the upper Gila area where he had lived for 37 years died in Silver city Sunday. Funeral services were held Wednesday in Trinity Presbyterian church at Cliff, the Rev Thomas Myers conducting the rites. Burial was in the Gila Mesa cemetery, directed by Cox mortuary. Survivors are two daughters, Mrs. Marie Pitts of cliff and Mrs. Nellie Johnson of San Antonio TX.

Hurlbut: Mrs. Lillie Elena Hurlbut, 82, Cliff, passed away Wednesday at Hillcrest General Hospital. She had resided in GrantCounty for 37 years. Surviving are her husband, S. Hurlbut; two daughters, Mrs. Duke Pitts, Cliff and Mrs. Nellie Johnson, San Antonio, Tex.; two brothers and two sisters; 13 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren and 7 great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Friday at 2:30 p.m. in the Trinity Presbyterian Church at Cliff. Burial will take place in the Gila Mesa cemetery under direction of the Cox Mortuary.

Bennie B. Hurley, 66, passed away Friday, September 9 at Hillcrest Hospital. Mr. Hurley was a native of Lincoln County, N.M. and had resided in Grant County for the past 43 years. He was a retired employee of the New Mexico Highway Department. Mr. Hurley is survived by a sister, Mrs. Lillian Swaim of Bakersfield, Calif. and numerous nieces and nephews, including Jack Tapscott of Central. Graveside services were Monday, September 12 at Memory Lane Cemetery with Rev. F. M. Roundtree officiating:

Gen. Patrick J. Hurley, 80, a former Secretary of War and who served as ambassador to China, and a resident of Santa Fe since his retirement from public life, died Tuesday at his home of a heart attack. He was a Republican party leader and some years ago an unsuccessful candidate for U. S. Senator from New Mexico.

Mrs. Eva Hurley. 81, resident of Silver City for 35 years, died last Friday at Hillcrest Hospital. Survivors are a son, Ben B. Hurley, Silver City; daughter, Mrs Lillian Swain, Bakersfield. Calif; eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held Tuesday at the Curtis Mortuary chapel, the rites being conducted by Stanley Sherman, of the Church of Christ Burial was In Memory Lane Cemetery.

Hurst: Louise Powe Hurst,73, a former resident of Silver City, passed away Monday, July 27, at Sierra Medical Center in El Paso, Texas. She was a resident of Chaparral, N.M., for 20 years and of the El Paso area since 1961. Until her retirement in 1982, she was a registered nurse, labor, and delivery room supervisor, assistant director and director of nurses at Southwestern General Hospital. Mrs. Hurst atended schools in Silver City and Hurley. Upon graduation from high school in Silver City, she attended Hotel Dieu School of Nursing in El Paso, graduating in 1942. She is survived by her husband, Charles. F. Hurst; her daughters, Karen Sherwood and Lucy Ann, and son-in-law, LeRoy Bates, all of El Paso; her grandchildren, Paul Arlen Dannelley, Charles Floyd and Shelley Lynn Sherwood, and LuAnn Marie and Loretta Eileen Bates; a great-grandson, Justin Blake Sherwood; her brothers, Henry Harrison Powe and Robert Marvin Powe Jr., both of Silver City; her sisters, Lucy Edith Powe and Mayme Anna Duncan, both of Silver City, and Vincent Ruth Hanson of El Paso; several nieces and nephews; great-nieces and great-nephews; and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert Marvin Powe and Edith Anna [Craig] Powe. A graveside service was held Thursday, July 30,at Fort Bliss National Cemetery with Monsignor Francis J. Smith officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the Cancer Society, the Hurley Community Church or to a favorite charity.

HURT: Ernest Franklin “Ernie” Hurt, 40, a Hachita resident, died Friday, Dec. 4, in a helicopter crash southwest of Deming. He was headed home after gathering cattle at the homestead west of Deming. Visitation will be held this afternoon from 2 to 7 at Baca’s Funeral Chapels in Deming. The funeral service will be held Tuesday morning at 10 at the First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Craig Cockrell, pastor, officiating. Concluding services and interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. He was born July 10, 1958, in Deming to James William Hurt and Velva Watson Hurt. He was a rancher and vice president of Hurt Cattle Co. Inc. Mr. Hurt graduated from Deming High School in 1976 and received a bachelor of science degree at New Mexico State University in December 1981. He worked for Elanco Range Products and lived in Alpine, Texas, before returning to the ranch in 1984. Since 1990, he was managing partner of radio stations KDEM-FM and KOTS-AM in Deming. Mr. Hurt was a state director for New Mexico Farm & Livestock Bureau, served on the nominating committee for New Mexico Cattle Growers, Vice president of New Mexico Public Lands council, and president of Southwest Grazing association. He was a member of the Aitcraft Owners and Piolets Association. Survivors include his wife of 17 years, Tamera Garner Hurt, and their two sons, Wry Garner Hurt and Courtney Lane Hurt, 4 ,of the home; his mother, Velva W Hurt of deming; his three brothers, William Hurt of Hatchita, Lawrence Hurt of Playas ~ Avery Hurt of Deming. He was preceded in death by his father, James W. Hurt, in 1997. Pallbearers will be Ray Tolman, Robert Frosch, John Sweetser, Keith Pennell, Mark Ruriyan and Rory Baker. Honorary bearers art1 his many friends and relatives Memorial contributions may be made to the Hurt Scholarship Fund at New Mexico State Univer Sity in care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels, 811 S. Gold, Derming, NM 88030. Entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels of Deming.

Hurtado: Funeral Services Held For Lifelong Grant Resident. Funeral services for Mrs. Anastacia Hurtado, a lifelong resident of Grant County who died Saturday at the Hillcrest General Hospital, were held Monday of the week at 7:30a.m. with a requiem high mass sung by Rev. Fr. Pedro Ruiz at the Santa Rita Catholic Church. Burial was at 5:30 p.m. at Santa Rita under direction of the Cox Mortuary. Mrs. Hurtado was 62 years of age at eh time of death. She is survived by her husband, Sacramento Hurtado, Santa Rita; a daughter, Delores Hurtado, Santa Rita;and a brother, Ambrosio Calderon of Gallup.

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Hurtado: Rosary services for Mr. Jose A. Hurtado, 70, were held in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home, May 12 with the Funeral Mass being recited at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard May 13. Interment followed in Memory Lane Cemetery with the Rev. Father Aurelio Lerena officiating. Mr. Hurtado is survived by his wife, Leocardia of Hanover; five daughters, Mrs. Juana Gonzales of Hanover, Mrs. Maria Rios of Bayard, Mrs. Chen Rios of Turnerville, Mrs. Celia Gonzales of Los Angeles, CA.; two sons, Jose of Silver City and Alfredo of Maywood, CA.; 31 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Mrs. Sibina Hurtado. Casket bearers were six grandsons, Freddie Hurtado, David Rios, Tony Gonzales, Alex Gonzales, Avel Rios, and Mike Hurtado.

Hurtado; Leocadia A. Hurtado, 80, died at her home in Hanover. She was born in Mexico but was a long time resident of Grant County. She was a communicant of Holy Family Catholic Church in Hanover and a member of the Central Senior Citizens. Mrs. Hurtado is survived by five daughters, Juanita Gonzales of Hanover, Mary Rios of Bayard, Sally Gonzales of Los Angeles, Ca., Ynocencia Savorillo of Hurley, Rose H. Cordero of Los Angeles, Ca.; two sons, Alfredo Hurtado of Los Angeles, Calif, Jose Hurtado of Silver City; one brother, Miguel Alvarez of Mexico; 32 grandchildren and 63 great- grandchildren. Rosary recitation was held at Holy Family Church in Hanover with Deacon Johnny Perez officiating. Mass of the resurrection was celebrated at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard with Father Ricardo Hinojal officiating. Interment followed at Memory Lane Cemetery in Silver City. Serving as pallbearers was her grandsons. Serving as honorary pallbearers was her granddaughters. Arrangements were by the Wheeler Funeral Home of Silver City.

Mrs. Anastacia Hurtado, a lifelong resident of Grant count Died today in Hillcrest general hospital. She was 62. Survivors are her husband. Sacramento Hurtado. Santa Rita, a daughter. Dolores Hurtado, Santa Rita and a brother, Ambrosio Calderon, Gallup. The body will lie in state at the Hurtado home In Santa Rita tomorrow afternoon. Requiem high mass will be sung by Fr. Pedro Ruix at Santa Rita Catholic church at 7:39 a.m. Monday. Burial will be at 5:30 p.m. in Santa Rita under the direction of Cox mortuary.

Charles B. Hutchlngs, 62, World War I veteran, died Wednesday at Fort Bayard Veterans Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Joyce Hutchings of Deming. Mahoney Funeral Home, Deming, is In charge of funeral arrangement& Services and burial will take place in Mountain View cemetery, Deming.

Robert E. Hutchings, 72, passed away Thursday, September 15, at Hillcrest Hospital. Mr. Hutchings was a native of Longview, Tex., and had resided in Silver City for the past 38 years. He was a veteran of World War 11. Mr. Hutchings is survived by his wife, Mrs. Beatrice Hutchings of Silver City, three’ daughters, Debra, Denise and Michele Hutchings., all of Silver City, two sisters, Mrs. Magnolia Sanders of Longview, Tex., Mrs. Cynthia Lewis of Fort Worth, Tex., and a brother, 1. D. Hutchings of Kilgore, Tex. Funeral services were Tuesday,, September 20, at the Curtis-Bright Funeral Chapel with Mr. Charles Fant of the Church. of Christ officiating. Interment followed in Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Ray Grove, Bob Warner, L. W~ Webb, Glen Young, Carroll Jacobs and Hosea Wilson.

HUTCHINS: John Maurice Hutchins Sr., 83, died Wednesday in the Fort Bayard Medical Center. He as born in Missouri June , 1902. He attended Texas Christian University, then married and ranched on the Grand River in Delaware Dunty, Okla., where he et and married Sadie Rae --rossley, who preceded m in death. He did construction work on the Grand River Dam in Oklahoma and on numerous ghways and railroads round the country. He came to Silver City in 1937 superintendent of Luck mining Co. and served in at capacity until his retirement several years ~o. He was a member of Silver City Masonic Lodge . 8 AF and AM; Silver City Chapter No.3, Order of e Eastern Star; Silver City Elks Lodge No. 0413; id the First Baptist Church of Silver City. IL’ as an avid gardener, hose greatest joy was farming his fine fruits and vegetables with his friends id neighbors. He is survived by his wife, Fern inch Hutchins of Silver City; a son, John M. Hutchins Jr. and his wife, Dorothy, of Silver City; a daughter, Marilyn French, and her husband, Dean, of Silver City: a sister, Blante Jones of Kansas City, o.; S grandchildren, John Hutchins III, Joel Hutchins, Jeffrey Hutchins, Michael French, and Patricia Lyn French; six great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home with the Rev. David F. Goble officiating. Interment will follow in the Silver City Masonic Cemetery with graveside services conducted by the Silver City Masonic Lodge No. 8 AF and AM. Pallbearers will be John Hutchins III, Joel Hutchins, Michael French, Paul Wilmeth, Joe Ray Salars and Jeffrey Hutchins. Honorary pallbearers will be all the Masonic and Elks

Hutchins: Mrs. John M. Hutchins of Sepulpa, Okla., mother of John M. Hutchins, Jr., died Wednesday, Dec. 29. Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 1. Mr. and Mrs. Hutchins had been in Sepulpa with her since Dec. 20 when she fell and broke her hip. Besides her son here, she is survived by three grandchildren, Kathryn Hutchins Bryant and Marilyn French, both of Silver City and John M. Hutchins, III of Long Island, N.Y.

Hutchins; Virginia Annelle Hutchins, 65, resident of 1000 West Olive died in Deming. She was born October 20, 1918 in Darwin, Ok, and had lived in Deming most of her life. She was a member of the Florida Street Church of Christ. Funeral services were held at Baca's Wheeler Mortuary Chapel. Interment followed at Mountain View Cemetery. Jack Turner of the Florida Street Church of Christ officiated. Survivors include her husband, John Hutchins of the home; three daughters, Lona Annelle Strickland, Lemore, Ca., Vicki Salopek, Las Cruces and Karmen Hutchins, Phoenix, Az.; one brother, James Teel, Ca.; two sisters, Joyce Pettit, Dallas, Tx. and Dorothy Brown of Ca.; 11 grandchildren and one great- grandchild. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Karen LeaineHutchins in 1963. Baca's Wheeler Mortuary was in charge of arrangements.

Hutchinson: A former Central resident, Molie Jane Hutchinson, died in Denver, April 29. Mrs. Hutchinson was born, March 31, 1872 in Smithville, Ark. and came to Central with her family in 1882. Her father was crushed to death in a mine near family in 1882. Her father was ow, Jan Sweeney, with five children. Mrs. Hutchinson was the eldest of the five. She was married to WillianH. Hutchinson, a Central merchant, in 1891. The two had three daughters. They left for San Diego in 1906 and moved to Denver in 1908. Mrs. Hutchinson was buried on May 2 at Crown Hill Cemetery beside her husband who died on March 9, 1939. Her survivors are one brother, Willian H. Sweeney, Arcadia, Calif.; two sisters, Mrs. Kate George, Denver, and Mrs. Emma Anderson, Central; three daughters, Cora H. Walsh, Denver, Charlotte Stocker, Boulder, Colo., and Stella Todd, Bayard; five grandchildren, Joseph W. Walsh, Great Bend, Kans., Raymond R. Walsh, Ithaca, N.Y., ShirleyJane Alcorn, Boulder, Glenn E. Stocker, Jr., Boulder, and Thelma Jean McKinney, Pinos Altos; two granddaughters, Maryann and Rosemary Walsh, Great Bend, Kans.

Hutchinson: William L. (Bud) Hutchinson, 42, passed away Sunday, Jan. 7, in HIllcrest General Hospital. Mr. Hutchinson was a life long resident of New Mexico and had lived in Grant County for eleven years. He was an elder in the Trinity Presbyterian Church. He is survived by his wife Edna, daughter Sheryl, two sons, Wendell and Joel all of Cliff; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Norman T. Hutchinson of Truth or Consequences, and a sister Mrs. Sue Nowell of San Acacia, N.M. Funeral services were 10 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 10 in the Curtis-Bright Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Ralph Hensley officiating. Burial was in the Mesa Cemetery in Gila, N.M. Serving as pallbearers were Guy Massey, Guy Ozment, Fred Chapell, J.T. Holiman, Hugh B. McKeen and Leon Lenox. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Trinity Presbyterian CHurch or the Southwest Christian Center, Cliff, N.M.

HUTSON: Richard Hutson, 96, a resident of Silver City, passed away this morning at Silver City Care Center. Services are pending with Bright Funeral Home.

HUTTO: Robert hutto, 85, of Silver City passed away Tuesday, Feb. 8, at his home. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Bright Funeral Home. Private fam- ily memorial services will be conducted at a later date. Mr. Hutto was born Oct. 31, 1914, in Alexandria, La., the son of Robert M. Hutto and lona Wales Hutto. He married Mary Lou Leitza on Dec. 5,1980, in Las Vegas, Nev. Mr. Hutto is survived by his wife; one daughter, Lois Ann (Ransome) Wymen of Costa Mesa, Calif.; two sons, Robert Joe Hutto and his wife, Linda, and James Helgert and his wife, Chris, all of Silver City; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and his mother-in-law, Vera Taubler of Blairsville, Pa. Mr. Hutto grew up in Tucson, Ariz., and graduated from high school in Phoenix. He later moved to California and was married. He enlisted and . served in the U.S. Air Corps from 1945 until 1947, serving as a gunnery instructor. Mr. Hutto served as an Arizona legislator from 1961- L 65. He was a 50-year mem- ber of the Elks Lodge. Mr. , Hutto enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was a loving husband and father, and will be greatly missed. Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

HYATT: Catherine "Kitty" Hyatt, 87, a former Deming resident and an El Paso. Texas, resident for more than 25 years, passed away Saturday, May 1, at Monte Vista at Coronado Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in El Paso. Graveside services will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday at Mountain View Cemetery in Deming, with services con- ducted by Deacon Torn Tackett of St. Francis on the Hill Episcopal Church in El Paso. She was born April 12,' 1912, in Alto to the late Watt and Jinnie Gilmore. She married Marvin E. Hyatt in Hillsboro on Aug. 6, 1932, and was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a member of St. Francis on the Hill Episcopal Church in El Paso. Mrs. Hyatt was a friend to all, including the legendary "Preacher" Lewis, and had many friends because she was one. Mrs. Hyatt is survived by her son, Walter Hyatt, and his wife, Barbara; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin E. Hyatt, on June 6, 1983. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels of Deming.

Hyatt; Thomas Leedrue Hyatt, 59, lifetime area rancher died suddenly March 9 in Albuquerque. He was born August 24, 1924 at Cooke's Peak to Leedrue and Elizabeth Hyatt. It was there that he ranched all of his life in partnership with his dad and later his sons. In 1950, he married Elizabeth Peck. Tom, as he was affectionately known, was a graduate of Deming High School Class of 1942 and attended New Mexico State University. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army and upon returning home, not only did he take pride in his own ranch, but had a great concern for his community, state and country. He was a member of Deming Lodge No.12 A.F. & A.M., was past president of the Deming Shrine, was president of the Southwestern New Mexico Cattle Grazing Association, Chairman of the Luna County Soil Conservation Service Board, Chairman of Deming Soil and Water Conservation District, member of the Board of Directors of Farmers, Inc., member in the New Mexico Cattle Growers Association, the New Mexico Farm Bueau and was a member of the Deming Loyal Order of the Moose No. 2088. Cooke's Peak, cowboyin', cattle, horses, his family and friends were the most important things in his life which he lived to his fullest. His accomplishments were many, yet he left dreams unfulfilled. His mark in life will always be remembered. Survivors include his wife, Betty of Deming; two sons, Tim and Leedrue Hyatt of Deming; a daughter, Nancy (Mrs. George) Brantley of Carlsbad; mother Elizabeth Hyatt of Deming; a sister, Lois Rushof Alamogordo and six grandchildren, Benton, Seth, Brady and Garrett Hyatt of Deming and Betsy and Tom Brantley of Carlsbad. Funeral services were held March 12 at the First United Methodist Church. G.B. Oliver of White Sands Ranch in Alamogordo officiated. Interment followed at Mountain View Cemetery with the Deming Masonic Lodge No. 12 conducting the graveside services. Pallbearers were Joe Bill Nunn, John Brownfield, Russell Baker, Greely Nunn, John Gordon and Bill Johnson. Honorary pallbearers were Ray Canady, Gerald Greeman, C.S. Bilbo, Smokey Nunn, Harvey Nunn, Jim Hurt, Lee Baker, Son Phillips, Cliff Gardner, Don Daniels, Buster Riley, Sen. I.M. Smalley, Donald Graham, Claude Leyendecker, Jack Morrow, Ralph Johnson, Bryan Porcher, Walt Greeman, Bobby Hanna, Frank Brdecko, Jerry Zachek and A.D. Brownfield Jr. Arrangements by Baca's Wheeler Mortuary.

Carl Cleveland Hyde, 56, of Bayard died Friday night at the Hillcrest General Hospital. He was a native of. Tulaarosa but had resided in Grant County for’ the past 19 years. He was a retired police officer. Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Vivian Hyde of Bayard; a son, Russell of Bayard; two grandchildren; two brothers, Walter Hyde of Eugene, Ore., and Eryin Hyde of Arenas Valley; four ,sisters, Mrs. Ethel Schlintz of El Paso, Mrs. Bert Fulton of Tucumcari, Mrs.’ Myrtle Bays of Eugene and Mrs. Beulah Brown of San Diego. Funeral services Were conducted at the Curtis Mortuary chapel on Tuesday. at 2 p.m. with the Mr. Gerald , Stockstill of’ the Church of Christ of Hanover officiating. Burial was in Memory Lane Cemetery. Pallbearers were Clyde Isbéll, Mike Padilla, L. A. Patten, Otto ‘Lasiter, James Lett and Marvin Fritz.

Hyde: Cyrus T. Hyde, 83, a resident of Playas for the last three years, died Friday evening in the Fort Bayard Medical Center. He was born July 24, 1905, in Walters, Okla., and was a retired boilermaker. Funeral services were held this morning in Evergreen Mortuary of Tucson, Ariz., with the Rev. Harold Marconda officiating. Interment followed in the Evergreen Cemetery. Survivors include his wife, Mary Alva, of Playas; five sons, Ralph C. Hyde of Morley, Mich., David E. and Louis I. Hyde of Playas; Dale O. Hyde of Scottsdale, Ariz., and John A. Hyde of Phoenix, Ariz.; two daughters, Delia Hart of Mesa, Ariz., and Maryann Butler of San Manuel, Ariz.; one brother, Walter Hyde of Wichita Falls, Texas; two sisters, Viola Gray of Wichita Falls and Edna Alair of Rockdale, Texas; a granddaughter, Cindy Mullins of Silver City; 33 grandchildren; and 47 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Cyrus and Annie Hyde; one son, Donald Ray; two brothers, William and Homer; and five sisters, Eva, Nettie, Nola, Gladys and Ruby. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Hillcrest Funeral Chapels.

Hyde: Dorothy Mae Hyde, 70, died Friday, August 4, at Resthaven Nursing Home. Mrs. Hyde was a native of La Luz, N.M. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ervin G. Hyde in 1971. She is survived by seven sisters, Mrs. Nettie Poe of Albuquerque, Mrs. Ida McCommis, Mrs. Arliss Wright, Mrs. Cleo Rosson and Mrs. Lola Noling, all of Lordsburg, Mrs. Lucille Willson of La Luz, N.M., Mrs. Ollie Mosher of Lewiston, Idaho, and a brother, W.W. Nichols of La Luz. Graveside services were at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 8 at Memory Lane Cemetery with Rev. Billy Foster officiating.

Hyde; Russell Lee Hyde Sr, 38, died Dec. 7, 1983 at the Ridgecrest Community Hospital in Ridgecrest, Calif. Father John Patterson officiated at the funeral service held at St. Michael's Episcopal Church on Dec. 13 and interment followed at Desert Memorial Park in Ridgecrest. Mr. Hyde was born in Vallejo, Calif. On Feb. 14, 1945 and was raised in Bayard. He was a graduate of Cobre High School. He owned and operated the Hyde-away Lounge in Bayard for a number of years prior to moving to Ridgecrest 12 years ago, where he was employed as a route salesman for Frito Lay Co. He was a member of Eagle Lodge 3243 and President of END (Entertainers Network of the Desert). Survivors include his wife Sherri, of the family home at 1871 Dolphin St; his mother, Mrs. Carl (Vivian) Hyde; his sons, Russell Lee Hyde Jr. and Shane Lee Hyde, all of Ridgecrest and his daughters, Vikkie Lynn Hyde of Dallas, Texas and Tracy Lee Van Hock of Trona, Calif.

Hyman; Henry Logan Hyman, 65, of the Mimbres, died May 12 at the Gila Regional Medical Center in Silver City. Mr. Hyman was born Sept. 26, 1918 in Clovis the son of Robert and Lorena Carnahan Hyman. He was a veteran of WWII, having served in the Army Air Corps. Survivors include his wife, Betty of Mimbres; a daughter, Sherwyn Smith of Clovis; two grandsons, Chad and Byron Smith of Clovis; onegrand-daughter, Shanna Smith of Clovis and one great-grandson, Jeremy Smith of Clovis. Funeral services were held May 14 at the Curtis-Bright Chapel with Rev. Rod Chandler, pastor of the Rio Mimbres Baptist Church officiating. Interment followed at the Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Hugh Jones, Cecil Edwards, Mark Ploss, Jake Osborne, Devere McClanahan, Glen Dunivan and Marshal Basham. Arrangements by Curtis-Bright Funeral Home.

Mrs. Joe D. Hynes, a former resident of Santa Rita died at his home in State College N. M. Tuesday morning after a long illness. Funeral services will be held there today. Her son, Donald who is with the U S Army stationed in Panama was with his parents at the time of his mothers death.

Hyzer; Henry A. Hyzer, 71, resident of 318 South James died at Mimbres Memorial Hospital. He was born May 5, 1913 in Bad Axe, Michigan and was retired as a millwright from the Cadillac Division of General Motors. He moved, five years ago to Deming from Kinde, Michigan and was a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church. Survivors include, his wife, Helen of the home; three sons, Laurence Hyzer, Taylor, Mi., Delbert Hyzer, U.S . Navy in Chicago, Ill. and Mark Hyzer, Detroit Michigan,; three daughters, Margaret Silcock, Westland Mi., Donna Zagorski, Bloomington Ind., and Norma Hardy, Inkster, Mi., three brothers; Wilfred, Robert, and Donald Hyzer of Mi.; five sisters, Mildred Dreier, Clara May King, Margaret Wahl, Jean Reid, and Frances McBride of Mi. and 12 grandchildren. Baca's Wheeler Funeral Chapel was in charge of the arrangements.