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Obituaries

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james allen rsJames Hinton Graves Jr., 86, a resident of Centennial, CO entered eternal rest Thursday, July 13, 2017 at Parker Hospital in Parker, CO.

He was born July 10, 1931 in Baltimore, Maryland to James H. Graves Sr. and Ellen Keogh Graves.

He is survived by two daughters, Patricia "Patty" Graves of Silver City; Irene G. Smith and husband Grey of Centennial, CO; six grandchildren, Richard and Michael Soto, James B. Graves, Ellen Graves, Gary Graves, and McCaina Harker; three sisters, Barbara Glaser, Elizabeth Backfield, and Martha Moore.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his loving wife, Patricia Graves; two sons, James and Raymond Graves; one brother, Joseph K. Graves.

The holy rosary will be Tuesday, July 18 at 10 a.m. with Rev. Fr. Ciprian, OSB reciting. The funeral service will follow at 10:30 a.m. at Terrazas Funeral Chapels with Rev. Fr. Ciprian, OSB officiating. Concluding services an interment will follow at St. Vincent cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Greg Smith, Richard Soto, James Brannon Graves, and Monestary Brothers.

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

To send condolences, visit www.terrazasfuneralchapel.com.

pamela allan rsPamela Gehl (Yocum) Allan, 67, of Safford , AZ, (formerly of Silver City, NM) passed away Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at her home.

Pamela was born on July 10, 1950 in El Paso, TX to Jerry Dean Yocum and Ella Mae Yocum. She grew up in Silver City, NM where she attended St. Mary's Academy and later graduated from Silver High School.

In 1973, she married the love of her life, Jim. They made their home in Silver City where they raised their three children. In 1999, Pam and Jim moved to Arizona.

Pam was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She greatly enjoyed family gatherings, working in her yard, camping and making her home a welcoming place. Pam spent many summers hosting her grandchildren and spending time with them. She and Jim went on many outings to hunt, fish, camp and relax in the outdoors. Being outdoors was one of Pam's favorite pastimes.

Roger Flythe, 76, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Friday, July 14, 2017 at Center for Compassionate Care in El Paso, TX.

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

manny macias rsManuel “Manny” Macias, 70, passed away at his home on July 13, 2017 with his loving wife, Mary Ellen Macias, by his side. Manny was born in Los Angeles, CA on June 7, 1946 to Jesse and Bertha Macias. He was one of five siblings: Michael (deceased), Eddie, Steve, and Daniel. He is survived by four children (Christine, Stephanie, Cathy, and Jeffrey) and five grandchildren.

Manny was filled with life and loved sharing his tall tales to all around him, especially his grandchildren. Manny spoke with reverence about his time with RC and 7 up where he worked as a Production Manager before retiring in 1998.

In 2004, Manny relocated from Southern California to New Mexico and referred to his home as his “little piece of heaven.”

His passions always revolved around his family and friends. They included riding dirt bikes, off-roading, drag racing, sports in general but specifically USC football, his truck, sharing a meal, and his movies as seen in the state of the art home theater. Manny was loved and will be missed by many.

Visitation will be Monday, July 17 from 5-6 pm at Terrazas Funeral Chapels with the holy rosary to follow at 6 pm with Carmen Terrazas reciting. Cremation will follow 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.

Thomas Lee Cash, 80, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Friday, July 14, 2017 at Fort Bayard Medical Center.

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

manny macias rsManuel "Manny" Macias, 71, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Thursday, July 13, 2017 at his residence. He was born June 7, 1946 in Los Angeles, CA to Jesse Macias and Bertha Armenta Macias. He was one of five siblings: Michael (deceased), Eddie, Steve, and Daniel. He is survived by four children (Christine, Stephanie, Cathy, and Jeffrey) and five grandchildren.

Manny was filled with life and loved sharing his tall tales to all around him, especially his grandchildren.

Manny spoke with reverence about his time with RC and 7-Up where he worked as a Production Manager before retiring in 1998.

In 2004, Manny relocated from Southern California to New Mexico and referred to his home as his "little piece of heaven."

His passions always revolved around his family and friends. They included riding dirt bikes, off-roading, drag racing, sports in general but specifically USC football, his truck, sharing a meal, and his movies as seen in the state of the art home theater.

Manny was loved and will be missed by many.

Visitation will be Monday, July 17 from 5-6 pm at Terrazas Funeral Chapels with the holy rosary to follow at 6 pm with Carmen Terrazas reciting. 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.

James Hinton Graves, 86, a resident of Centennial, CO entered eternal rest Thursday, July 13, 2017 at Parker Hospital in Parker, CO.

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

Pamela Gehl Allan, 67, a resident of Safford, AZ entered eternal rest Wednesday, July 12, 2017at her residence surrounded by her family.

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

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