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Larry Tate rsLarry E. Tate, 75, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Monday, June 26, 2017 at Gila Regional Medical Center surrounded by loved ones.

He was born May 7, 1942 in Albuquerque, NM to Parry and Virginia Tate.

Larry grew up in the Albuquerque, Belen, and Grants area. He joined the National Guard shortly after graduating High School in Grants, NM.

He married Rowena "Weenie" Harsh on June 13, 1962. They raised four children together, of whom three were adopted.

While living in the Grant County area he worked as a mechanic at the Chino Mine. He worked there for 37 years and retired in May of 2006. He then went on to drive a school bus for the Silver Schools in 2007. He retired for a second time in 2017 after ten years of watching numerous kids grow.

He was involved in 4-H and FFA starting with his kids in the 1980's. His work in the 4-H and FFA continued into his grandkids school years. He enjoyed watching and helping with the countless pig jackpots and shows throughout the years. He was also always there to lend a hand when needed especially if it involved being the cook for a fundraiser.

His hobbies included bowling every Tuesday and Thursday night and having coffee with the guys every weekday morning. His favorite things were to be outside whether it be a camping, hunting, or fishing trip when the mood struck him and to always be camp cook.

He was a Baseball coach to many kids in the Grant County area for many years. He enjoyed being with all his family and watching grandkids and great-grandkids run amuck. But, if you asked him his all-time favorite was to boast about his grandkids accomplishments. Whether it was bringing a new great-grandkid into the family or something in school or their lives, he was proud.

Larry was a jack of all trades and will be greatly missed by all who knew him. We will love and miss him, Tater, Dad, and Grandpa.

He is survived by his loving wife Rowena "Weenie" Tate of the family home; one son, Roy Tate and wife Rose of Morenci, AZ; two daughters, Tyra T. Moore of Silver City; Tayna Miller and husband Brian of Silver City; eight granddaughters, Marissa Manzo and husband Danny and their kids Daniel and Viviana; Myra Tate and daughter, McKenna; Miranda Cook and husband Levi and their kids Lane and Tatum; StarrAnn Moon and husband Dillon and their kids DanikaAnn and Kannon; Summer Morgan and husband Dakota and their daughter Claudia; Madison and Allie Miller; Tristan Oaxaca and husband Victor and their kids Andre and Aztan; four grandsons, Bubba Tate and wife Erika and their daughter Gianna; Austin Moore; Cooper Miller and Traeton Zumwalt; along with many other kids of all ages throughout his years, that he has taken under his wing and called his own.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one son, Loy Tate; one sister, Jean Heth; one great-grandson, Aaron Anthony Tate (2005); one brother, Bill Tate; a friend, Pat Valencia.

Visitation will be Saturday, July 1 from 9:30-10 am at Terrazas Funeral Chapels with the Funeral Service to begin at 10 am with Pastor Nils Eng officiating. Concluding service an interment will follow at Memory Lane cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Bubba Tate, Austin Moore, Cooper Miller, Danny Manzo, Dillon Moon, Levi Cook, Dakota Morgan, and Brian Miller. Honorary pallbearers will be Wally Eggenberg, and Steven Blaton.

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

To send condolences, visit www.terrazasfuneralchapel.com.

Juanita Ashcraft Old rsJuanita Ashcraft Young rsJuanita R Ashcraft, 80, passed away at her residence on Monday June 26, 2017 with her family at her side.

She was born March 1937 in Crow County, Minnesota to August Deshays and Mildred Mitchell. She grew up in Emily, Minnesota and after graduation from high school traveled to Colorado Springs.

She met and married James Ashcraft who was in the Army at Fort Carson in 1956. After the army hitch in 1957 they moved to Silver City. They had three sons Lawayne Ashcraft Sieferman, Michael David Ashcraft, and Brett Allan Ashcraft.

She loved gardening and planting flowers in pots. She worked as a typesetter in the mid-eighties and also as a Loan Officer for American National Bank in 1972.

A celebration at a later date.

Cremation has taken place under the direction of Bright Funeral Home.

Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, "Traditional Services and Care for your family and friends", 210 W. College Ave., Silver City, NM 575-388-1911.

Remembrances can be made at www.brightfuneral.net

Angela Gomez Jaramillo 91 entered eternal rest on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at Lund Home Hospice in Gilbert, Arizona.

A Rosary and Memorial Mass will be held at Infant Jesus Catholic Church beginning at 10:00am on Friday, July 14, 2017, located at 204 Cortez Avenue, Hurley, New Mexico.

Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, "Traditional Services and Care for your family and friends", 210 W. College Ave., Silver City, New Mexico 88061, 575-388-1911.

Remembrances can be made at http://www.brightfuneral.net/

Jessie Jones rsJessie Lee Jones, 97, of Silver City peacefully left this world for eternal life in the early morning hours Monday June 26, 2017 just short of her 98th birthday.

She was born in June 1919 in Roswell, NM to Annie Lea and Reuben E. Cunningham.

Jessie was born and raised in New Mexico. After her marriage to Bud she lived in several places over the years. Judy was born in California, Linda in Texas, and Debra in New Mexico. In 1948 Jessie and Bud returned to New Mexico and settled down in Silver City to raise their family.

Jessie was an employee for many years for Food Mart, and Piggly Wiggly she always had a kind word and ready smile for everyone. Following her retirement she was active in her Church at First Baptist overseeing the weekly fellowship meals. She liked to travel, enjoyed her friends, loved her family and was always there for you.

She is survived by three daughters: Judy Filleman and husband Jim of Safford, AZ; Linda Walker of Lordsburg, NM; Debra French and husband Bill, of Silver City, NM; six Grandchildren: Christie, Michael, Bill, Tanya, Crystal, and Daniel; and fifteen Great Grandchildren: Jarad, Colter, Rylee, Shawn, Cassidy, Andrew, Bailey, Addie, Gary, Wyatt, Kayla, Alyssa, Logan, Emarie, and baby Jeremiah who is due in three weeks!

She was preceded in death by her husband, Marcus "Bud" Jones in 1984, and also by her four sisters, Ruth, Marian, Bess, and Doris.

A Visitation will begin at 10:00 am to 11:00 am at Bright Funeral Home Chapel on Saturday, July 1, 2017. A Celebration of Life Service will be held Saturday, July 1, 2017 at Bright Funeral Home Chapel at 11:00 am with Pastor Tony Egan officiating. Interment will follow at Memory Lane Cemetery.

Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, "Traditional Services and Care for your family and friends", 210 W. College Ave., Silver City, New Mexico 88061, 575-388-1911.

Remembrances can be made at http://www.brightfuneral.net/

Larry E. Tate, 75, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Monday, June 26, 2017 at Gila Regional Medical Center.

Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

John Milford, 62, a resident of Deming, NM entered eternal rest on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at his residence.

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

Paul F. Heerbrandt Jr., 84, Deming resident passed away Sunday June 25, 2017 at Willow Manor.

Paul was born May 13, 1933 to Elizabeth (Brownell) and Paul F. Heerbrandt Sr. in Honolulu, Hawaii. He served his country honorably in the US Navy and moved to Deming June of 1997 coming from Madison County, Virginia.

No services will take place as were his wishes. Cremation has been entrusted to Baca's Mimbres Crematory.

Terry Earl rsTERRY W. EARL, 73, a longtime resident of Deming passed away Friday June 23, 2017 in the comfort of his home.

Terry was born August 5, 1943 in Long Beach, California to Henry and Iva (Roberson) Earl. He has lived in Deming since 1976 having previously lived in Silver City. Terry worked as a switchman and conductor for Santa Fe Railroad and retired from there in 2002. In 1992 he was awarded the Superior Performance Award by Santa Fe Railway Company. This award is given in recognition of clear superior performance which protected people and property. He was a member of the Elks Lodge, the United Transportation Association and enjoyed collecting rare and vintage coins.

He is survived by his wife Diana C. Earl of Deming; son, Jason W. Earl of Deming; daughter, Tammy Jaramillo (Donald) of Belen; and three grandchildren, Danette, Eryn, and Dylan Jaramillo.

As was his request, cremation will take place and no services will be held.

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