Miscellaneous Chaves County, New Mexico Obituaries

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3/31/99

Belinda Denham Lewis
Belinda Denham Lewis, 68, passed away Monday, March 29, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center following a brave fight with lymphoma.

Ethel Stevens
Memorial services are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, March 31, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Ethel Stevens, 78, of Roswell, who passed away Thursday, March 25, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center. The Rev. Bob Williams of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church will officiate.

Loree Huntley
No services are scheduled for Loree Huntley, 73, of Roswell, who passed away Monday, March 29, 1999, at her home.

Sedia ‘Sadie’ Sanchez
Funeral services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home for Sedia “Sadie” Sanchez, 85, of Roswell, who passed away, Tuesday, March 30, 1999, at a local nursing home.

Crystal Marie Lara
Funeral services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home for Crystal White Lara, a 1-month-old infant, who passed away Sunday, March 28, 1999, at her residence.

Dorothy Florence McColley
SANDERSON, Texas — Dorothy Florence McColley, 63, a former Roswell resident, passed away March 18, 1999, in Sanderson, Texas.

Hugh Thomas Reed
HOUSTON, Texas — Hugh Thomas Reed, 75, owner of Heaven of Earth, made his transition to be with our Heavenly Father, surrounded by his loving family and friends Thursday, March 25, 1999.
 
 

3/30/99

Molly Rae Wilmes
NAPA, Calif. — Molly Rae Wilmes, 71, a longtime Napa resident, passed away Saturday, March 27, 1999, at Queen of the Valley Hospital following a long and brave fight with diabetes.

Katherine Hickman
FORT SUMNER — A gathering of family and friends for Katherine Hickman, 70, of Fort Sumner, is scheduled for 2-3 p.m. Wednesday, March 31, at Chavez Funeral Home.

Loree Huntley
Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Loree Huntley, 73, of Roswell, who passed away Monday, March 29, 1999, at her home.
A further announcement will be made when arrangements are completed.
 
 

3/28/99

Cheyene Autumn Zacniewski
Services were held March 19 for Cheyene Autumn Zacniewski who was stillborn March 3, 1999, in Phoenix.

Arlie Thearon Pope
Graveside services for Arlie Thearon Pope, 86, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday, March 29, at Memory Lawn Memorial Park. The Rev. Richard Smith, retired Baptist minister, will officiate.

Billie Mae Schnaible
Services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, March 29, at Ballard Chapel or Billie Mae Schnaible, 80, who passed away Friday, March 26, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center.

William B. Miller
ARTESIA — A memorial service for William B. Miller, 72, is scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday, March 29, at West Main Baptist Church. 

Harriet Tessier Johnson
ODESSA, Texas — Graveside services for Harriet Tessier Johnson, 89, of Odessa, are scheduled for 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 30, at Lawnhaven Memorial Gardens in San Angelo, Texas.
 
 
 

3/26/99

Robert Barnes
Services are scheduled for 2 p.m. today at Central Christian Church for Robert Barnes, 91, of Roswell, who passed away, Thursday, March 25, 1999, at a local nursing home. John Nawn, minister of the Central Christian Church will officiate. Interment will follow at South Park Cemetery.

Russell S. Clark
A memorial service will be held at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church Saturday, March 27 at 11 a.m. for Russell S. Clark, 72, who passed away March 24, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center. Pastor John Orwig will officiate.

Ethel Stevens
Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Ethel Stevens, 78, of Roswell, who passed away Thursday, March 25, 1999, at a local hospital.
 
 

3/25/99

Johnnie Delle Canon Jones
Johnnie Delle Canon Jones, 82, passed away at 3:20 p.m. Monday, March 22, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center after a brief illness.

Helen McKenzie
On the beautiful spring evening of Monday, March 22, 1999, with her family at her side, Helen McKenzie, 77, was called upon by our gracious God to join the angels in Heaven.

David E. Otero
LAS CRUCES — David E. Otero, 44, of Las Cruces and formerly of Albuquerque, entered eternal life Tuesday, March 23, 1999, at Memorial Medical Center.

Ferdinand ‘Fred’ Emrich
Services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday, March 26, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Ferdinand “Fred” Emrich, 81, of Roswell, who passed away Monday, March 22, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center.
 
 

3/24/99

Helen McKenzie
On the beautiful spring evening of Monday, March 22, 1999, with her family at her side, Helen McKenzie was called upon by our gracious God to join the angels in Heaven.

Agnes Elizabeth Mills
Graveside services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday, March 26, at South Park Cemetery for Agnes Elizabeth Mills, 86, of Roswell, who passed away Monday, March 2, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center.

Johnnie Delle Canon Jones
Funeral services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home for Johnnie Delle Canon Jones, 82, of Roswell, who passed away Monday, March 22, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center.
 
 

3/22/99

Jack William Savage
DALLAS — Jack William Savage, born Dec. 22, 1931, in Grand Saline, Texas, passed away March 15, 1999, at age 67.

Johnny Romero Acosta
Services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 24, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Johnny Romero Acosta, 46, of Roswell, who passed away Friday, March 19, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center.

Ferdinand ‘Fred’ Emrich
Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Ferdinand “Fred” Emrich, 81, of Roswell, who passed away Monday, March 22, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center.

Lucille Estelle Ingram
Graveside services are scheduled for 4 p.m., Wednesday, March 24, at South Park Cemetery for Lucille Estelle Ingram, 82, who passed away March 16, 1999, in Redding, Calif.

Agnes Reese Mills
Funeral services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home for Agnes Reese Mills, 86, of Roswell, who passed away Monday, March 22, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center.

Rona Ann Tucker
On Sunday evening, March 21, 1999, Rona Ann Tucker quietly passed away while under the loving and tender care of the Mission Arch Care Center Alzheimer’s Unit.

John Douglas Dyess
John Douglas Dyess, 73, a gentle and loving husband and father, died Sunday morning, March 21, 1999, at his home in Midland, Texas.
 
 

3/21/99

James Aldin Lee
On a bright and sunny morning at 10 a.m. Friday, March 19, 1999, James Aldin Lee, better known as Jimmie Lee, left this world for a better life with God.

Jim G. Langenegger
Services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday, March 22, at First Presbyterian Church of Hagerman for Jim G. Langenegger, 77, of Hagerman, who passed away Thursday, March 18, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center.

Vernon L. Bowers
Graveside services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 23, at South Park Cemetery for Vernon L. Bowers, 80, of Roswell, who passed away Friday, March 19, 1999, at his home. The Rev. Butch Neal of Calvary Baptist Church will officiate.

Robert Martin Ballew
Graveside services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 23, at South Park Cemetery for Robert Martin Ballew, 86, of Roswell, who passed away Friday, March 19, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center.

Johnny Acosta
Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Johnny Acosta, 46, of Roswell who passed away Friday, March 19, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center.
 
 

3/19/99

Jewell R. Tapp
Services are scheduled at LaGrone Funeral Chapel, at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 20, 1999, for Jewell R. Tapp, 94, of Roswell, who passed away March 16, 1999, at her home in Roswell. Elton Dilbeck of West Country Club Church of Christ will officiate. Interment will follow at Memory Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery.

Jim Langenegger
Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Jim Langenegger, 77, of Hagerman, who passed away Thursday, March 18, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center.
 
 

3/18/99

Ethel Pearl Heck
Private family services are planned for Ethel Pearl Heck, 90, of Roswell, who passed away Tuesday, March 16, 1999, at a local nursing home.

Jewell R. Tapp
Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Jewell R. Tapp, 94, of Roswell, who passed away Tuesday, March 16, 1999, at her Roswell home.

Esequiel Cordova
PORTALES — Mass of the resurrection was held Friday, March 12, at St. Helen Catholic Community Church for Esequiel Cordova, 67. The Rev. Tobin Hitt officiated.

Fernand Leo Goudreault
BELLEVUE, Mich. — Fernand Leo Goudreault was born in Manchester, N.H., on June 3, 1919, and dedicated his life to the education field.
 
 

3/17/99

 

Terrence R. Murphy
Terrence R. Murphy, 58, of San Diego, died March 5, 1999, in Chandler, Ariz., where he was a regular winter visitor.

Ethel Pearl Heck
Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Ethel Pearl Heck, 90, of Roswell, who passed away Tuesday, March 16, 1999, at a local nursing home.
 
 
 

3/16/99

Fumiko Fritz
A memorial service is scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 17, at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel for Fumiko Fritz, 67, who passed away Monday, March 15, 1999.

‘Katie’ Keller Johnston
Services for Katherine “Katie” Keller Johnston, 93, are scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 17, at Ballard Funeral Home.

Terrence R. Murphy
Terrence R. Murphy, 58, of San Diego, died March 5, 1999, in Chandler, Ariz., where he was a regular winter visitor.
 
 

3/14/99

Albert ‘Al’ Leon Griffith
Graveside services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, March 15, at Hagerman Cemetery for Albert “Al” Leon Griffith, 44, who passed away Monday, March 8, 1999, in Middletown, Del., from injuries suffered in an auto accident.

Leoneres ‘Leon’ C. Aragon
A rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Monday, March 15, at Ballard Chapel for Leoneres “Leon” C. Aragon, 65, of Roswell, who passed away Friday, March 12, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center.

Maria Consepcion Salas Hernandes
Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday, March 15, at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel for Maria Consepcion Salas Hernandes, 65, who passed away Thursday, March 11, 1999, at her residence.

William ‘Willie’ Gutierrez
A rosary for William ‘Willie’ Gutierrez, 64, of Roswell, is scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday, March 15, at St. John’s Catholic Church.
Will B. Glidewell
EL PASO, Texas — Mr. Will B. Glidewell was a resident of El Paso for 31 years.
 
 

3/12/99

Betty Jean ‘Biggers’ Jewell
Services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, March 13, 1999, at First Baptist Church for Betty Jean Jewell, 58, of Roswell, who passed away March 10, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center.

Eunice Y. Herbert
ARTESIA — Services are today at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church for Eunice Y. Herbert, 85, of Artesia who passed away at Las Palomas Nursing Home in Albuquerque March 9, 1999. The Rev. Rick Sullivan will officiate and burial will be at South Park Cemetery.

Barbara Ann (McCarty) White
Barbara Ann White passed away very peacefully in her sleep at her home in Suisum City, Calif., Aug. 23, 1998.

Corinne F. Worstell
Graveside services are scheduled for 11 a.m. today, March 12, 1999, at Memory Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery for Corinne F. Worstell, 75, of Roswell, who passed away Wednesday, March 10, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center.

Mildred E. Gallaway
ARTESIA — Graveside services were held at Twin Oaks Memorial Park Thursday, March 11, 1999, for Mildred E. Gallaway, 91, who passed away at the Artesia Good Samaritan Center in Artesia March 9, 1999. The Rev. Rick Sullivan officiated.

Lucille Kennedy
Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Lucille Kennedy, 91, of Roswell who passed away March 11, 1999, at a local nursing home.

Maria Salas
Funeral services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home for Maria Salas, 65, of Roswell who passed away Thursday, March 11, 1999, at her residence.
 
 
 

3/11/99

James ‘Jim’ Beeler
Graveside services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday, March 12, at South Park Cemetery, for James “Jim” Beeler, 77, of Roswell, who passed away Tuesday, March 9, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center. Bobby Renfro of First Baptist Church will conduct the service.

Betty Jean ‘Biggers’ Jewell
Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Betty Jean “Biggers” Jewell, 57, of Roswell, who passed away Wednesday, March 10, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center.

Gardie A. Goins
Graveside services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Friday, March 12, at South Park Cemetery for Gardie A. Goins, 75, of Roswell, who passed away Tuesday, March 9, 1999, at his home. The Rev. Marshall Fair, retired minister, will conduct the services.

William Gutierrez
Funeral services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home for William Gutierrez, 64, of Roswell, who passed away Tuesday, March 9, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center.

Corinne Worstell
Services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home for Corinne Worstell who passed away Wednesday, March 10, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center.

Kermit John Lott 
Memorial services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday, March 12, at Ballard Chapel for Kermit John Lott, 86, of Roswell, who passed away Monday, March 8, 1999, at a local nursing home.

Barbara Ann (McCarty) White
Barbara Ann White passed away very peacefully in her sleep at her home in Suisum City, Calif., on Aug. 23, 1998.

Clinton Howard Troublefield
Graveside services for Clinton Howard Troublefield are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, March 13, at Hagerman Cemetery. The Rev. Walt Isaacs will officiate.

Daniel Emery Booker
ARTESIA — Funeral services are scheduled for 3 p.m. Friday, March 12, on the lawn of the home at 801 Carper Drive for Daniel Emery Booker or Artesia.
 
 
 

3/10/99

Eduvigen Sanchez Silva
A rosary will be recited at 7:30 p.m. today, March 10, at St. John’s Catholic Church for Eduvigen Sanchez Silva, 90, of Roswell, who passed away Sunday, March 7, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center.

Kermit John Lott
Funeral services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home for Kermit John Lott, 86, of Roswell, who passed away Monday, March 8, 1999, at a local nursing home.

Albert L. Griffith
Funeral services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home for Albert L. Griffith, 44, formerly of Roswell, who passed away Monday, March 8, 1999, in Middletown, Del., from injuries sustained in an auto accident.

Virlon Robert Griffin
Virlon Robert Griffin, 87, died at his Roswell home Saturday, March 6, 1999, after a long illness.

James ‘Jim’ Beeler
Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for James “Jim” Beeler, 77, of Roswell, who passed away Tuesday, March 9, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center.

Gardie A. Goins
Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Gardie A. Goins, 75, of Roswell, who passed away Tuesday, March 9, 1999, at his home.

Manuel Baeza Lujan
ARTESIA — Funeral services will be held at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, March 11, for Manuel Baeza Lujan.
 
 

3/9/99

Grace L. Powell
Grace L. Powell, 78, passed away on March 2, 1999, at Casa Arena Blanca in Alamogordo.

Eduvigen Silva Sanchez
Funeral services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home for Eduvigen Sanchez Silva, 90, of Roswell, who passed away Sunday, March 7, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center.

Billy E. Aderholt
Graveside services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 10, at South Park Cemetery for Billy E. Aderholt, 59, of Roswell, who passed away Sunday, March 7, 1999, at his home.

Mary Dalton
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Mary Dalton, who with her husband donated 200 pieces of art to the Mint Museum of Charlotte, died Thursday. She was 94.
 
 
 

3/8/99

Donald Leroy Craig
Services are scheduled for 10 a.m. today, March 8, at First Baptist Church for Donald Leroy Craig, 76, of Roswell, who passed away Tuesday, March 2, 1999, at a local nursing home.

Grace Evelyn Watson Southard
Grace Evelyn Watson Southard, 86, was the fourth of five children born to William Arthur and Lillie Mae Gray Watson.
 
 

3/7/99

Faye Francis Finney
Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. Monday, March 8, at Memory Lawn Memorial Park for Faye Francis Finney, 88, who passed away Friday, March 5, 1999 at Mission Arch Care Center.

Donald Leroy Craig
Services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, March 8, at First Baptist Church for Donald Leroy Craig, 76, of Roswell, who passed away Tuesday, March 2, 1999, at a local nursing home.

Ann Rountree
Services are scheduled at 2 p.m. Monday, March 8, at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church for Anne Rountree, 102, of Roswell, who passed away Saturday, March 6, 1999, at a local nursing home.

Sina Mae (Sartin) Wright 
Graveside services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday, March 8, at Hagerman Cemetery for Sina Mae (Sartin) Wright, 86, who passed away Friday, March 5, 1999, at a local nursing home.

Earl Fish
No services are scheduled for Earl Fish, 85, of Roswell, who passed away Tuesday, March 2, 1999, at his home. Interment of cremains will be at Santa Fe National Cemetery.

Stephen Butz
Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Stephen Butz, 39, of Roswell, who passed away Saturday, March 6, 1999. 

Dorothy Kropka
No services are scheduled for Dorothy Kropka, 74, of Roswell, who passed away Wednesday, March 3, 1999, at her home in Roswell.

Antonia N. Galindo
Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 9, at St. John’s Catholic Church in Roswell for Antonia N. Galindo, 84, of Rio Rancho, who passed away Feb. 26, 1999, in Rio Rancho. Deacon Lucero will officiate.

George M. Casabonne
HOPE — Services are scheduled at 2 p.m. Monday, March 8, at Hope United Methodist Church for longtime Hope area rancher George Michelet Casabonne.

Porfidia Montoya Romero
ARTESIA — Services for Porfidia Montoya Romero, 83, of Artesia, are scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Monday, March 8, at Our Lady of Grace Church.
 
 
 

3/5/99

William Edward Turnbough
Services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, March 6, 1999, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for William Edward Turnbough, 70, of Roswell, who passed away March 2, 1999, in Wichita Falls, Texas. The Rev. Richard Gorham of Friendship Baptist Church will conduct the service. Interment will follow at South Park Cemetery.

Antonia Galindo
Funeral services are at 10 a.m. March 10, 1999, at St. John’s Catholic Church, Roswell, for Antonia N. Galindo, 84, of Rio Rancho, who passed away Feb. 26, 1999, in Rio Rancho. Deacon Lucero will officiate.
 
 

3/4/99

Thomas Michael Henson
Services are scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, March 4, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Thomas Michael Henson, 68, of Roswell, who passed away Tuesday, March 2, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center.

Inez Read
Graveside services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday, March 5, at South Park Cemetery for Inez Read, 73, of Roswell, who passed away Monday, March 1, 1999, at her home.

Joseph David Gonzales
A rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. today, March 4, at St. Peter Catholic Church for Joseph David Gonzales, 47, of Roswell, who passed away Monday, March 1, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center.
 
 
 

3/3/99

Joseph David Gonzales
A rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 4, at St. Peter Catholic Church for Joseph David Gonzales, 47, of Roswell, who passed away Monday, March 1, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center.

Jose A. Olivares
A rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. today, March 3, at Ballard Chapel for Jose A. Olivares, 83, of Roswell, who passed away Saturday, Feb. 27, 1999, in Juarez, Mexico.

James Floyd ‘Bud’ Wagner Jr.
A memorial service is scheduled for 3 p.m. Thursday, March 4, at Christ’s Church for James Floyd “Bud” Wagner Jr., 65, of Roswell, who passed away at his home on Monday, March 1, 1999.

Frank Allen Stacy
Services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday, March 4, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Frank Allen Stacy, 94, of Roswell, who passed away Monday, March 1, 1999, at a local nursing home.

William E. Turnbough
Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for William E. Turnbough, 70, of Roswell, who passed away Tuesday, March 2, 1999, in Wichita Falls, Texas.

Donald Leroy Craig
Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Donald Leroy Craig, 77, of Roswell, who passed away Tuesday, March 2 1999, at a local nursing home.

Inez Read
Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Inez Read, 73, of Roswell, who passed away Monday, March 1, 1999 at her home.

Thomas Henson
Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Thomas Henson, 68, of Roswell, who passed away Tuesday, March 2, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center.

Jessie Batte
Jessie Batte, 80, of Roswell, died Friday, Feb. 26, 1999, at Mission Arch Care Center in Roswell.

Ruby Sumner
Ruby Sumner, 66, an Albuquerque resident for 32 years, died Feb. 16, 1999.

John C. Connell Sr.
John C. Connell Sr. passed away Feb. 21, 1999, in Albuquerque. He was laid to rest at the National Cemetery in Santa Fe.

Judith ‘Judy’ K. Little
A memorial service for Judith “Judy” K. Little, 50, is scheduled for 3 p.m. Thursday, March 4, at Church on the Move.
 

3/31/99

Belinda Denham Lewis
Belinda Denham Lewis, 68, passed away Monday, March 29, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center following a brave fight with lymphoma.

Ethel Stevens
Memorial services are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, March 31, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Ethel Stevens, 78, of Roswell, who passed away Thursday, March 25, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center. The Rev. Bob Williams of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church will officiate.

Loree Huntley
No services are scheduled for Loree Huntley, 73, of Roswell, who passed away Monday, March 29, 1999, at her home.

Sedia ‘Sadie’ Sanchez
Funeral services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home for Sedia “Sadie” Sanchez, 85, of Roswell, who passed away, Tuesday, March 30, 1999, at a local nursing home.

Crystal Marie Lara
Funeral services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home for Crystal White Lara, a 1-month-old infant, who passed away Sunday, March 28, 1999, at her residence.

Dorothy Florence McColley
SANDERSON, Texas — Dorothy Florence McColley, 63, a former Roswell resident, passed away March 18, 1999, in Sanderson, Texas.

Hugh Thomas Reed
HOUSTON, Texas — Hugh Thomas Reed, 75, owner of Heaven of Earth, made his transition to be with our Heavenly Father, surrounded by his loving family and friends Thursday, March 25, 1999.
 
 
 

3/30/99

Molly Rae Wilmes
NAPA, Calif. — Molly Rae Wilmes, 71, a longtime Napa resident, passed away Saturday, March 27, 1999, at Queen of the Valley Hospital following a long and brave fight with diabetes.

Katherine Hickman
FORT SUMNER — A gathering of family and friends for Katherine Hickman, 70, of Fort Sumner, is scheduled for 2-3 p.m. Wednesday, March 31, at Chavez Funeral Home.

Loree Huntley
Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Loree Huntley, 73, of Roswell, who passed away Monday, March 29, 1999, at her home.
A further announcement will be made when arrangements are completed.
 
 

3/28/99

Cheyene Autumn Zacniewski
Services were held March 19 for Cheyene Autumn Zacniewski who was stillborn March 3, 1999, in Phoenix.

Arlie Thearon Pope
Graveside services for Arlie Thearon Pope, 86, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday, March 29, at Memory Lawn Memorial Park. The Rev. Richard Smith, retired Baptist minister, will officiate.

Billie Mae Schnaible
Services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, March 29, at Ballard Chapel or Billie Mae Schnaible, 80, who passed away Friday, March 26, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center.

William B. Miller
ARTESIA — A memorial service for William B. Miller, 72, is scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday, March 29, at West Main Baptist Church. 

Harriet Tessier Johnson
ODESSA, Texas — Graveside services for Harriet Tessier Johnson, 89, of Odessa, are scheduled for 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 30, at Lawnhaven Memorial Gardens in San Angelo, Texas.
 
 
 

3/26/99

Robert Barnes
Services are scheduled for 2 p.m. today at Central Christian Church for Robert Barnes, 91, of Roswell, who passed away, Thursday, March 25, 1999, at a local nursing home. John Nawn, minister of the Central Christian Church will officiate. Interment will follow at South Park Cemetery.

Russell S. Clark
A memorial service will be held at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church Saturday, March 27 at 11 a.m. for Russell S. Clark, 72, who passed away March 24, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center. Pastor John Orwig will officiate.

Ethel Stevens
Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Ethel Stevens, 78, of Roswell, who passed away Thursday, March 25, 1999, at a local hospital.
 
 

3/25/99

Johnnie Delle Canon Jones
Johnnie Delle Canon Jones, 82, passed away at 3:20 p.m. Monday, March 22, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center after a brief illness.

Helen McKenzie
On the beautiful spring evening of Monday, March 22, 1999, with her family at her side, Helen McKenzie, 77, was called upon by our gracious God to join the angels in Heaven.

David E. Otero
LAS CRUCES — David E. Otero, 44, of Las Cruces and formerly of Albuquerque, entered eternal life Tuesday, March 23, 1999, at Memorial Medical Center.

Ferdinand ‘Fred’ Emrich
Services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday, March 26, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Ferdinand “Fred” Emrich, 81, of Roswell, who passed away Monday, March 22, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center.
 
 

3/24/99

Helen McKenzie
On the beautiful spring evening of Monday, March 22, 1999, with her family at her side, Helen McKenzie was called upon by our gracious God to join the angels in Heaven.

Agnes Elizabeth Mills
Graveside services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday, March 26, at South Park Cemetery for Agnes Elizabeth Mills, 86, of Roswell, who passed away Monday, March 2, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center.

Johnnie Delle Canon Jones
Funeral services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home for Johnnie Delle Canon Jones, 82, of Roswell, who passed away Monday, March 22, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center.
 
 

3/22/99

Jack William Savage
DALLAS — Jack William Savage, born Dec. 22, 1931, in Grand Saline, Texas, passed away March 15, 1999, at age 67.

Johnny Romero Acosta
Services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 24, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Johnny Romero Acosta, 46, of Roswell, who passed away Friday, March 19, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center.

Ferdinand ‘Fred’ Emrich
Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Ferdinand “Fred” Emrich, 81, of Roswell, who passed away Monday, March 22, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center.

Lucille Estelle Ingram
Graveside services are scheduled for 4 p.m., Wednesday, March 24, at South Park Cemetery for Lucille Estelle Ingram, 82, who passed away March 16, 1999, in Redding, Calif.

Agnes Reese Mills
Funeral services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home for Agnes Reese Mills, 86, of Roswell, who passed away Monday, March 22, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center.

Rona Ann Tucker
On Sunday evening, March 21, 1999, Rona Ann Tucker quietly passed away while under the loving and tender care of the Mission Arch Care Center Alzheimer’s Unit.

John Douglas Dyess
John Douglas Dyess, 73, a gentle and loving husband and father, died Sunday morning, March 21, 1999, at his home in Midland, Texas.
 
 

3/21/99

James Aldin Lee
On a bright and sunny morning at 10 a.m. Friday, March 19, 1999, James Aldin Lee, better known as Jimmie Lee, left this world for a better life with God.

Jim G. Langenegger
Services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday, March 22, at First Presbyterian Church of Hagerman for Jim G. Langenegger, 77, of Hagerman, who passed away Thursday, March 18, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center.

Vernon L. Bowers
Graveside services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 23, at South Park Cemetery for Vernon L. Bowers, 80, of Roswell, who passed away Friday, March 19, 1999, at his home. The Rev. Butch Neal of Calvary Baptist Church will officiate.

Robert Martin Ballew
Graveside services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 23, at South Park Cemetery for Robert Martin Ballew, 86, of Roswell, who passed away Friday, March 19, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center.

Johnny Acosta
Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Johnny Acosta, 46, of Roswell who passed away Friday, March 19, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center.
 
 

3/19/99

Jewell R. Tapp
Services are scheduled at LaGrone Funeral Chapel, at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 20, 1999, for Jewell R. Tapp, 94, of Roswell, who passed away March 16, 1999, at her home in Roswell. Elton Dilbeck of West Country Club Church of Christ will officiate. Interment will follow at Memory Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery.

Jim Langenegger
Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Jim Langenegger, 77, of Hagerman, who passed away Thursday, March 18, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center.
 
 

3/18/99

Ethel Pearl Heck
Private family services are planned for Ethel Pearl Heck, 90, of Roswell, who passed away Tuesday, March 16, 1999, at a local nursing home.

Jewell R. Tapp
Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Jewell R. Tapp, 94, of Roswell, who passed away Tuesday, March 16, 1999, at her Roswell home.

Esequiel Cordova
PORTALES — Mass of the resurrection was held Friday, March 12, at St. Helen Catholic Community Church for Esequiel Cordova, 67. The Rev. Tobin Hitt officiated.

Fernand Leo Goudreault
BELLEVUE, Mich. — Fernand Leo Goudreault was born in Manchester, N.H., on June 3, 1919, and dedicated his life to the education field.
 

3/17/99

 

Terrence R. Murphy
Terrence R. Murphy, 58, of San Diego, died March 5, 1999, in Chandler, Ariz., where he was a regular winter visitor.

Ethel Pearl Heck
Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Ethel Pearl Heck, 90, of Roswell, who passed away Tuesday, March 16, 1999, at a local nursing home.
 
 

3/16/99

Fumiko Fritz
A memorial service is scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 17, at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel for Fumiko Fritz, 67, who passed away Monday, March 15, 1999.

‘Katie’ Keller Johnston
Services for Katherine “Katie” Keller Johnston, 93, are scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 17, at Ballard Funeral Home.

Terrence R. Murphy
Terrence R. Murphy, 58, of San Diego, died March 5, 1999, in Chandler, Ariz., where he was a regular winter visitor.
 
 

3/14/99

Albert ‘Al’ Leon Griffith
Graveside services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, March 15, at Hagerman Cemetery for Albert “Al” Leon Griffith, 44, who passed away Monday, March 8, 1999, in Middletown, Del., from injuries suffered in an auto accident.

Leoneres ‘Leon’ C. Aragon
A rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Monday, March 15, at Ballard Chapel for Leoneres “Leon” C. Aragon, 65, of Roswell, who passed away Friday, March 12, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center.

Maria Consepcion Salas Hernandes
Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday, March 15, at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel for Maria Consepcion Salas Hernandes, 65, who passed away Thursday, March 11, 1999, at her residence.

William ‘Willie’ Gutierrez
A rosary for William ‘Willie’ Gutierrez, 64, of Roswell, is scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday, March 15, at St. John’s Catholic Church.
Will B. Glidewell
EL PASO, Texas — Mr. Will B. Glidewell was a resident of El Paso for 31 years.
 
 

3/12/99

Betty Jean ‘Biggers’ Jewell
Services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, March 13, 1999, at First Baptist Church for Betty Jean Jewell, 58, of Roswell, who passed away March 10, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center.

Eunice Y. Herbert
ARTESIA — Services are today at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church for Eunice Y. Herbert, 85, of Artesia who passed away at Las Palomas Nursing Home in Albuquerque March 9, 1999. The Rev. Rick Sullivan will officiate and burial will be at South Park Cemetery.

Barbara Ann (McCarty) White
Barbara Ann White passed away very peacefully in her sleep at her home in Suisum City, Calif., Aug. 23, 1998.

Corinne F. Worstell
Graveside services are scheduled for 11 a.m. today, March 12, 1999, at Memory Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery for Corinne F. Worstell, 75, of Roswell, who passed away Wednesday, March 10, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center.

Mildred E. Gallaway
ARTESIA — Graveside services were held at Twin Oaks Memorial Park Thursday, March 11, 1999, for Mildred E. Gallaway, 91, who passed away at the Artesia Good Samaritan Center in Artesia March 9, 1999. The Rev. Rick Sullivan officiated.

Lucille Kennedy
Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Lucille Kennedy, 91, of Roswell who passed away March 11, 1999, at a local nursing home.

Maria Salas
Funeral services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home for Maria Salas, 65, of Roswell who passed away Thursday, March 11, 1999, at her residence.
 
 

3/11/99

James ‘Jim’ Beeler
Graveside services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday, March 12, at South Park Cemetery, for James “Jim” Beeler, 77, of Roswell, who passed away Tuesday, March 9, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center. Bobby Renfro of First Baptist Church will conduct the service.

Betty Jean ‘Biggers’ Jewell
Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Betty Jean “Biggers” Jewell, 57, of Roswell, who passed away Wednesday, March 10, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center.

Gardie A. Goins
Graveside services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Friday, March 12, at South Park Cemetery for Gardie A. Goins, 75, of Roswell, who passed away Tuesday, March 9, 1999, at his home. The Rev. Marshall Fair, retired minister, will conduct the services.

William Gutierrez
Funeral services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home for William Gutierrez, 64, of Roswell, who passed away Tuesday, March 9, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center.

Corinne Worstell
Services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home for Corinne Worstell who passed away Wednesday, March 10, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center.

Kermit John Lott 
Memorial services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday, March 12, at Ballard Chapel for Kermit John Lott, 86, of Roswell, who passed away Monday, March 8, 1999, at a local nursing home.

Barbara Ann (McCarty) White
Barbara Ann White passed away very peacefully in her sleep at her home in Suisum City, Calif., on Aug. 23, 1998.

Clinton Howard Troublefield
Graveside services for Clinton Howard Troublefield are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, March 13, at Hagerman Cemetery. The Rev. Walt Isaacs will officiate.

Daniel Emery Booker
ARTESIA — Funeral services are scheduled for 3 p.m. Friday, March 12, on the lawn of the home at 801 Carper Drive for Daniel Emery Booker or Artesia.
 
 

3/10/99

Eduvigen Sanchez Silva
A rosary will be recited at 7:30 p.m. today, March 10, at St. John’s Catholic Church for Eduvigen Sanchez Silva, 90, of Roswell, who passed away Sunday, March 7, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center.

Kermit John Lott
Funeral services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home for Kermit John Lott, 86, of Roswell, who passed away Monday, March 8, 1999, at a local nursing home.

Albert L. Griffith
Funeral services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home for Albert L. Griffith, 44, formerly of Roswell, who passed away Monday, March 8, 1999, in Middletown, Del., from injuries sustained in an auto accident.

Virlon Robert Griffin
Virlon Robert Griffin, 87, died at his Roswell home Saturday, March 6, 1999, after a long illness.

James ‘Jim’ Beeler
Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for James “Jim” Beeler, 77, of Roswell, who passed away Tuesday, March 9, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center.

Gardie A. Goins
Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Gardie A. Goins, 75, of Roswell, who passed away Tuesday, March 9, 1999, at his home.

Manuel Baeza Lujan
ARTESIA — Funeral services will be held at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, March 11, for Manuel Baeza Lujan.
 

3/9/99

Grace L. Powell
Grace L. Powell, 78, passed away on March 2, 1999, at Casa Arena Blanca in Alamogordo.

Eduvigen Silva Sanchez
Funeral services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home for Eduvigen Sanchez Silva, 90, of Roswell, who passed away Sunday, March 7, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center.

Billy E. Aderholt
Graveside services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 10, at South Park Cemetery for Billy E. Aderholt, 59, of Roswell, who passed away Sunday, March 7, 1999, at his home.

Mary Dalton
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Mary Dalton, who with her husband donated 200 pieces of art to the Mint Museum of Charlotte, died Thursday. She was 94.
 
 

3/8/99

Donald Leroy Craig
Services are scheduled for 10 a.m. today, March 8, at First Baptist Church for Donald Leroy Craig, 76, of Roswell, who passed away Tuesday, March 2, 1999, at a local nursing home.

Grace Evelyn Watson Southard
Grace Evelyn Watson Southard, 86, was the fourth of five children born to William Arthur and Lillie Mae Gray Watson.
 

 
3/7/99

Faye Francis Finney
Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. Monday, March 8, at Memory Lawn Memorial Park for Faye Francis Finney, 88, who passed away Friday, March 5, 1999 at Mission Arch Care Center.

Donald Leroy Craig
Services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, March 8, at First Baptist Church for Donald Leroy Craig, 76, of Roswell, who passed away Tuesday, March 2, 1999, at a local nursing home.

Ann Rountree
Services are scheduled at 2 p.m. Monday, March 8, at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church for Anne Rountree, 102, of Roswell, who passed away Saturday, March 6, 1999, at a local nursing home.

Sina Mae (Sartin) Wright 
Graveside services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday, March 8, at Hagerman Cemetery for Sina Mae (Sartin) Wright, 86, who passed away Friday, March 5, 1999, at a local nursing home.

Earl Fish
No services are scheduled for Earl Fish, 85, of Roswell, who passed away Tuesday, March 2, 1999, at his home. Interment of cremains will be at Santa Fe National Cemetery.

Stephen Butz
Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Stephen Butz, 39, of Roswell, who passed away Saturday, March 6, 1999. 

Dorothy Kropka
No services are scheduled for Dorothy Kropka, 74, of Roswell, who passed away Wednesday, March 3, 1999, at her home in Roswell.

Antonia N. Galindo
Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 9, at St. John’s Catholic Church in Roswell for Antonia N. Galindo, 84, of Rio Rancho, who passed away Feb. 26, 1999, in Rio Rancho. Deacon Lucero will officiate.

George M. Casabonne
HOPE — Services are scheduled at 2 p.m. Monday, March 8, at Hope United Methodist Church for longtime Hope area rancher George Michelet Casabonne.

Porfidia Montoya Romero
ARTESIA — Services for Porfidia Montoya Romero, 83, of Artesia, are scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Monday, March 8, at Our Lady of Grace Church.
 
 

3/5/99

William Edward Turnbough
Services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, March 6, 1999, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for William Edward Turnbough, 70, of Roswell, who passed away March 2, 1999, in Wichita Falls, Texas. The Rev. Richard Gorham of Friendship Baptist Church will conduct the service. Interment will follow at South Park Cemetery.

Antonia Galindo
Funeral services are at 10 a.m. March 10, 1999, at St. John’s Catholic Church, Roswell, for Antonia N. Galindo, 84, of Rio Rancho, who passed away Feb. 26, 1999, in Rio Rancho. Deacon Lucero will officiate.
 
 

3/4/99

Thomas Michael Henson
Services are scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, March 4, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Thomas Michael Henson, 68, of Roswell, who passed away Tuesday, March 2, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center.

Inez Read
Graveside services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday, March 5, at South Park Cemetery for Inez Read, 73, of Roswell, who passed away Monday, March 1, 1999, at her home.

Joseph David Gonzales
A rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. today, March 4, at St. Peter Catholic Church for Joseph David Gonzales, 47, of Roswell, who passed away Monday, March 1, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center.
 
 

3/3/99

Joseph David Gonzales
A rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 4, at St. Peter Catholic Church for Joseph David Gonzales, 47, of Roswell, who passed away Monday, March 1, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center.

Jose A. Olivares
A rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. today, March 3, at Ballard Chapel for Jose A. Olivares, 83, of Roswell, who passed away Saturday, Feb. 27, 1999, in Juarez, Mexico.

James Floyd ‘Bud’ Wagner Jr.
A memorial service is scheduled for 3 p.m. Thursday, March 4, at Christ’s Church for James Floyd “Bud” Wagner Jr., 65, of Roswell, who passed away at his home on Monday, March 1, 1999.

Frank Allen Stacy
Services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday, March 4, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Frank Allen Stacy, 94, of Roswell, who passed away Monday, March 1, 1999, at a local nursing home.

William E. Turnbough
Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for William E. Turnbough, 70, of Roswell, who passed away Tuesday, March 2, 1999, in Wichita Falls, Texas.

Donald Leroy Craig
Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Donald Leroy Craig, 77, of Roswell, who passed away Tuesday, March 2 1999, at a local nursing home.

Inez Read
Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Inez Read, 73, of Roswell, who passed away Monday, March 1, 1999 at her home.

Thomas Henson
Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Thomas Henson, 68, of Roswell, who passed away Tuesday, March 2, 1999, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center.

Jessie Batte
Jessie Batte, 80, of Roswell, died Friday, Feb. 26, 1999, at Mission Arch Care Center in Roswell.

Ruby Sumner
Ruby Sumner, 66, an Albuquerque resident for 32 years, died Feb. 16, 1999.

John C. Connell Sr.
John C. Connell Sr. passed away Feb. 21, 1999, in Albuquerque. He was laid to rest at the National Cemetery in Santa Fe.

Judith ‘Judy’ K. Little
A memorial service for Judith “Judy” K. Little, 50, is scheduled for 3 p.m. Thursday, March 4, at Church on the Move.
 

9/30/99 

David Trujillo
CANADIAN, Texas — Services for David Trujillo, 49, a former Roswell resident, are scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 1, at First Baptist Church with Pastor Jerry Golden officiating.
Burial will be at Edith Ford Memorial Cemetery.
Mr. Trujillo was born April 16, 1950, in Carlsbad to Rafael and Julia Villalpando Trujillo. He served in the U.S. Army.
Mr. Trujillo was a minister for Assembly of God. He moved to Canadian in 1997 from Roswell. Mr. Trujillo attended First Baptist Church.
Survivors include his son, Ruben Trujillo of Canadian; parents, Rafael and Julia Trujillo of Canadian; five brothers, Elias Trujillo of Colorado Springs, Colo., Enrique Trujillo of Roswell, Albert Trujillo of Roswell, Rodolfo Trujillo of Roswell and Daniel Trujillo of El Paso, Texas; and four sisters, Elena Ornelas of Roswell, Cecilia Tavarez of Roswell, Yolanda Chavez of Jackson, Miss., and Elizabeth Lankford of Canadian. 
Arrangements are by Stickey-Hill Funeral Home.

Berry Cale
Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Berry Cale, 68, of Roswell, who passed away Wednesday, Sept. 29, 1999, at his residence.
A further announcement will be made when arrangements are completed.

Dwan Fields
Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Dwan Fields, 60, of Roswell, who passed away Wednesday, Sept. 29, 1999, at a local nursing home.
A further announcement will be made when arrangements are completed.


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