Obituary notices.

Hortensia J. Millan 83 of Bayard, NM passed away Thursday, July 20, 2017 in El Paso, Tx. Services are pending with Bright Funeral Home, "Traditional Services and Care for your family and friends", 210 W. College Ave., Silver City, NM 88061. 575-388-1911.

Remembrances can be made at www.brightfuneral.net

Enrique Perales Morenos, 80, a resident of Deming, NM entered eternal rest on Saturday, July 22, 2017 in El paso, TX.

Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-546-0070.

ramon enriquez rsRamon "Chucky" B. Enriquez 59 of Santa Clara, NM passed away Friday, July 21, 2017 in El Paso, Texas.

Ramon was born in Silver City, New Mexico to his parents Jesus and Josephine B. Enriquez.

Chucky graduated from Cobre High School in 1975.

He worked with several construction companies throughout his life. He had a building construction company Cherokee Construction.

He enjoyed fishing, riding his Harley Davidson, camping, hunting, hanging out with his friends and family. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

He is survived by his wife Elvia M. Enriquez, mother Josephine B. Enriquez, brothers Rick (Nora) Enriquez, Gilbert (Corina) Enriquez, sisters Margaret Morales, Ginny (Johnny) Ortiz, Martha (Tim) Jimenez, daughters Amanda Enriquez and Anastacia Varela and grand dauhter Armani. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father and one brother Larry Enriquez.

A Rosary will be recited at Bright Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday, July 27, 2017 at 11:30 am followed by a Committal Service. Deacon Art Gutierrez will officiate. Interment will follow at Santa Clara Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Rick Enriquez, Gilbert Enriquez, Roman Madrid, Carlos Villegas, Tony Silva and Rick Fernandez.

Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements,210 W. College Ave., Silver City, NM 88061. Phone number 575-388-1911.

Remembrances can be made at www.brightfuneral.net.

sofia arsola rsSofia Arsola, of Santa Clara, NM, passed away on July 20, 2017.

emilia vallejo rsEmilia Orozco Vallejo, 66, Deming resident passed Wednesday July 19, 2017 at Mountain View Regional Medical Center in Las Cruces.

Emilia was born June 18, 1951 to Maria Bernabel Flores and Refugio Orozco in Tepames, Colima, Mexico. On May 24, 1974, she married Ruben V. Vallejo in Los Angeles, California. The couple moved to Deming in 1994 coming from San Diego, California.

Survivors include 3 sons, Ricardo Vallejo and wife Maria Alejandra of Deming, Yvan Vallejo of Florida, Jafet Vallejo of Deming; daughter, Priscilla Hutchison and husband Lige of Deming; 2 brothers, Pedro and Refugio Orozco; 3 sisters, Elena, Alicia and Concepcion; 6 grandchildren.

Emilia was preceded in death by parents, Refugio and Maria Orozco; husband, Ruben Vallejo and brother, Jose Orozco and a grandchild.

Visitation will begin Wednesday July 26, 2017 at 9 o'clock in the morning at Baca's Funeral Chapel. Funeral service to follow at 10 o'clock with Paul Hernandez of the Congregation of Jehovah Witnesses presiding. Concluding services and interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery.

Serving as pallbearers are Damian, Diego, Ricardo and Juan Vallejo, Pedro and Refugio Orozco.

joe milo rsJoe "Oleo" Milo Jr., 56, lifelong Deming resident passed away Wednesday July 19, 2017 at Mimbres Memorial Hospital.

"Oleo" as he was affectionately known, was born April 18, 1961 to Olga Madrid and Joe Milo Sr. in Deming. He was a graduate of Deming Public Schools and was involved with the operation of the family business, J & J Printing, until his death. Oleo was first elected to represent Luna County Commission District 1 in November of 2010 and was re-elected to a second four-year term in November of 2014. He served as chair of the commission in 2015. Oleo coached his children throughout T-Ball, Little League and softball. He loved the outdoors, hunting, fishing and was one of the founders of the Florida Bowhunters Archery Club. A most important part of his life was enjoying his grandchildren and serving in the political arena.

Oleo is survived by wife, Anna Milo of the home; father, Joe L. Milo Sr. (Tina) of Deming; 3 sons, Michael Milo and wife Connie of Bayard, Christopher Milo and wife Mariana of Las Cruces, Aaron Milo and wife Danielle of Deming; daughter, Jessica Milo and husband Jesse Lucero of Las Cruces; sisters, Irma and Sandy Milo of Deming; 12 grandchildren, EJ, Michael Jr., Alec, Jazmine, Jamie Jo, Juliana, Christopher Jr., Isaac, Aaron Jr. and Mikayla Milo, Jesse Jr. and Jacob Lucero. Numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends.

He was preceded in death by mother, Olga Milo; maternal grandparents, Jose and Rosa Madrid; paternal grandparents, Gonzalo and Maria Milo and in-laws, Ed and Isabel Hooten.

Visitation will begin Monday morning, July 24, 2017 at 9 o'clock in the morning at Holy Family Catholic Church where a prayer vigil will follow at 9:30 led by Eddie Diaz. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 o'clock with Fr. Ronald Machado, Pastor, officiating. Concluding services and interment will follow at Mt. View Cemetery.

Serving as pallbearers will be Michael, Christopher, Aaron and EJ Milo, Jesse and Jesse Lucero Jr. Honorary pallbearers named are Michael Jr., Alec, Jazmine, Jamie Jo, Juliana, Christopher Jr., Isaac, Aaron Jr., Mikayla Milo and Jacob Lucero.

Roger Thomas Flythe, 76, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Friday, July 14, 2017 at Hospice of El Paso in El Paso, TX.

He was born March 22, 1941 in Wappingers Falls, New York to Fred Thomas Flythe and Edna Louise Thibau.

He proudly served his country with the U.S. Air Force from 1962-1966.

He is survived by his wife, Norma Crary Flythe of the family home; two sons, Jeffery and Randall Flythe; two daughters, Laurie Tedford and Wendy Stailey.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his first wife, Sandra Flythe (2014).

A Graveside Service with full military honors will be held Monday, July 24 at 11 a.m. at Fort Bayard National Cemetery.

Cremation has taken place at Terrazas Crematory.

Arrangements are with Terrazas Funeral Chapels and Crematory "Trusted care for the ones you love" ~ 575-537-0777.

To send condolences, visit www.terrazasfuneralchapel.com.

bobby cuevas rsRobert "Bobby" Joseph Cuevas passed away in his home in Pinos Altos, NM surrounded by his loved ones on July 18, 2017.

He was born on January 9, 1964 to Ramon "Natcho" and Rosalinda Cuevas. He was raised in Pinos Altos, NM and graduated from Silver High School in 1982.

Robert proudly served 10 years in the US Air Force as a flight mechanic. He served 3 years in law enforcement as a correctional officer and many years in heavy construction.

Robert loved music, art, gardening, fishing and hunting with his dad, and making people laugh. He had a loving heart and a deep love for his children and grandchildren and all his family. He will join his best friends and cousins Kenny Davila and Bobby Brickey in Heaven.

He is survived by his beloved Marni Smith; his children, Amy Jane Lozoya, Mark Kelly and his wife Prima, Jacob and Mazie Cuevas; his parents Ramon and Rosalinda; his sisters and brother-in-law's, Adrienne and Joaquin Carney, Mona and Audie Brown, Diane and Billy Madrid, Roxanne and Butch Turner; twelve grandchildren; eleven nephews and nieces; Uncle Bob Brickey and many special Cuevas cousins; Gisela Serna and family; Eusebio Serna and family; Ernesto and Marion Serna and family; Edith and Pat Gutierrez and family; MaryAnn Valencia and family; and Great aunt Connie Davila and family; and many cherished Serna cousins; one God-child, Tanya Torres Maldonado; his God-mother, Nita Chavez.

He was preceded in death by Paternal grandparents, Homogon and Rosario Cuevas, Ramona, Manuelito, Daniel, Manuel, Alfredo, and Paul Cuevas, Crusie Brickey and many beloved Cuevas cousins; Maternal grandparents, Ricardo, and Blasa Serna; Great-grandmother, Librada Tellez; Ricardo Jr. and Jim Sr., Pat Valencia, Jim Jr., Mark, and Bobby Joe Serna.

Visitation will be Tuesday, July 25 from 5-6 p.m. at Terrazas Funeral Chapels with the holy rosary to begin at 6 p.m. with Deacon Bill Holguin reciting. The funeral mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, July 26 at 9 a.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Father Oliver Obele officiating.

Inurnment will be at Pinos Altos cemetery at 4:30 p.m.

Pallbearers will be Randy Murillo, Gilbert Torres Jr., Jamie Serna, Paul "Blue" Gutierrez, Jacob Cuevas, Matthew Getz, Dominic Carney, Jacob Cuevas and Ron Cody Romero. Honorary pallbearers will be Ernest Serna, Eusebio Serna, Patric Roha, Joaquin Carney, Billy Madrid, Butch Turner, Audie Brown and Eddie Cuevas.

Cremation will take place at Terrazas Crematory.

Arrangements are with Terrazas Funeral Chapels and Crematory "Trusted care for the ones you love" ~ 575-537-0777.

To send condolences, visit www.terrazasfuneralchapel.com.

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