Obituary notices.

rhonda harter rsRhonda Harter 63, resident of Silver City New Mexico entered eternal rest Thursday, November 2, 2017.

She was born July 23, 1954 in Silver City and was raised in Hurly NM. She graduated from WNMU with a bachelor's degree in accounting. She met her husband in Arizona where they both worked, ran a business together and began their family. She was known for her jokes and sweet personality. She has been the best Mother, Grandmother, Sister, Aunt and amazing Wife. She lives on today through family memories and will never be forgotten.

She is survived by her beloved husband of 38 years David Roth her 2 daughters Candice Roth partner Mark Mudry, Carrah Searle husband, Richard. Along with 4 grandchildren Keegan Roth, Lilly Mudry, Jenevieve Searle and Dorian Searle. Her two sisters Donna Baker husband, Ferol and Geraldine Pena. Niece and Nephews Tanya Cameron, Jerod Baker, Jeremy Pena and many others.

Preceded in death by her parents Catherine & Jerry Harter. In lieu of flowers donations can be may be made to The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network at pancan.org/donate or through the mail at 1500 Rosecrans Ave., Suite 200, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266.

Feliciana B. Triviso, 93, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at Fort Bayard Medical Center.

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

raymond molina rsRaymond Gomez Molina, 72, of Tucson AZ, passed away April 10, 2009, at Carondelet St. Mary's Hospice in Tucson, AZ.

He was born February 12, 1937 in Safford, AZ.

He served in the U.S. Navy. He worked for Pima, AZ at the Copper mine in San Manuel, AZ as an underground miner.

He liked to hunt, fish, and go to yard sales. He will be missed by all those who knew him and loved him.

He is survived by his three daughters: Kimberly (Thomas) Gibson, Angela (Patrick) McCluskey, and Vanessa Molina. Fifteen grandchildren, Michael Gibson, Mariya (Treven) Weiser, Jaggar Gibson, Matthew Blaha, Mason McCluskey, Madden McCluskey, Marcus (Kelsey) Blaha, Isaiah Molina, Christian Molina, Trinity Molina, Pablito Molina, Lisa Molina, Mercy Molina, Breanna Molina, and Andrew Molina. One Great-Grandchild, Payton Blaha, one sister Amelia Gomez of Hurley NM.

He was preceded in death by his wife Josie Molina, son Raymond Molina, brother Ricardo Molina, and sister Helen Solano.

Raymond was cremated under the direction of Carrillo's Tucson Mortuary Inc. Graveside service will be held at Fort Bayard National Cemetery on Friday, November 10, 2017, at 2:00 pm.

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

Remembrances can be made at www.brightfuneral.net

Michael Edward McCarthy, 75, a resident of Deming, NM entered eternal rest on Saturday, November 4, 2017. Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-546-0070.

gilbert juarezGilbert Juarez, 80, a lifetime Deming resident passed away Tuesday October 31, 2017 at the Advanced Care Hospital of Southern New Mexico in Las Cruces.

Gilbert was born April 21, 1937 to Sostenes Ortiz in Deming. He served his country honorably in the National Guard Reserve. Gilbert was a lineman and over the years worked for Mountain Bell and eventually retired from Qwest. Gilbert was a member of the National Guard Rifle Team, a communicant of Saint Ann's Catholic Church and member of the Rio Mimbres County Club. He was an avid fan of the Deming Wildcats and loved to hunt. He will be remembered for his sense of humor and brought a smile to everyone he knew and met. He will truly be missed.

He is survived by his children, Isabel Juarez and companion Sammy Alvarez of Las Cruces, Irene Altamirano of Las Cruces, Gilbert Juarez Jr. and wife Debbie, Dini Ybarra and husband Albert, Rebecca Valdez and husband Jose all of Deming; Jonathan Juarez and wife Laura of Las Cruces; his brother Jimmy Ortiz of Deming;12 grandchildren, many great-grandchildren, extended family members and friends.

Gilbert was preceded in death by his wife, Consuelo Juarez on April 8, 2001 and son, Tony Juarez on June 13, 2015.

A rosary will take place Monday November 6, 2017 at 6 o'clock in the evening at Saint Ann's Catholic Church led by Lucia Montoya. Memorial mass will follow at 6:30 PM. Cremation has been entrusted to Baca's Mimbres Crematory.

Mark R. Bannick, 64, resident of Deming passed away Monday October 30, 2017 at his residence.

Arrangements are pending.

karen decker rsKaren Lynn Decker, 63, Deming resident passed away Sunday October 29, 2017 at Willow Manor at Deming, NM.

Karen was born April 27, 1954 to JoAnn Stock and Jackie Warren Barton in Farmington, New Mexico. She spent most of her teen years in Los Angeles, CA and graduated from the Practical Nursing School. Karen moved to Bloomfield, NM in 1976 and was employed with Giant Refinery for many years until her retirement in 2005. She reunited with her childhood sweetheart, Daniel Decker in 2008 and moved to Kenosha, Wisconsin until his death in 2014 when she relocated to Deming, NM to be near her mother. She loved traveling, shopping, dancing, art projects and most of all spending time with her family. She will forever be remembered as a loving and trusting person.

She is survived by her father, Jackie W. Barton and his wife Nita Jo of Flora Vista, NM; her mother, JoAnn Barton of Deming, NM; daughters, Dianna Kay Scruggs and Katherine Lynn Madison both of Tucson, AZ, Leticia Joy Ryno of Deming, NM, Tamara Leigh Martinez of Las Cruces, NM; son, Antonio "Tony" Joseph Ramos of Deming, NM; sisters, Patricia Salazar and husband Chris of Clifton, CO, Debora "DJ" Nelson and husband Tom of Deming, NM; 8 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and friends. Karen was preceded in death by spouse, Daniel David Decker and granddaughter, Christy Kay Ryno.

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

William "Bill" Carl Witt, 87, Deming resident passed away Friday October 27, 2017 at Memorial Medical Center in Las Cruces, New Mexico.

Cremation will take place at Baca's Mimbres Crematory.

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