Obituary notices.

Kathryn L. Leth, 68, Deming resident passed away Sunday May 13, 2018 at University Medical Center in El Paso, Texas. As per her request cremation will take place at Baca’s Mimbres Crematory.

mary johnson rsMary Louise Johnson, 87, former resident of Deming passed away Saturday May 12, 2018 in Rio Rancho, New Mexico.

Mary Louise was born March 26, 1931 in Hurley, New Mexico to Royal Jacob and Mary Agnes (Ashmore) Hudson. She came to Deming with her husband in 1958 and worked in the bookkeeping department with the Deming Public Schools until her retirement. Most recently she has lived in Albuquerque. Her family will miss her dearly and remember her as being a wonderful wife and mother.

amada ancheita rsamada ancheita 2 rsAmada Escarcega Anchieta, 89, longtime Deming resident passed away Sunday May 13, 2018 at Mimbres Memorial Hospital.

Amada was born October 20, 1928 to Inez Vasquez and Jose Escarcega in Santa Barbara, Chihuahua, Mexico.  She came to Deming in 1975 from Cd. Juarez and made Deming her home.  Amada loved to cook and enjoyed the unity of her family. Her favorite pastime was to sit outside and feel free spirited and she also enjoyed traveling to any destination. She was a communicant of Saint Ann's Catholic Church and will be remembered for the love she shared with her family and the homemade cooked meals she prepared.

Mary Louise Johnson, 87, former resident of Deming passed away Saturday May 12, 2018 in Rio Rancho, New Mexico.

Arrangements are pending.

Lucy Joan Mitchell, 82, Deming resident passed away Friday May 11, 2018 at her home.

Lucy was born July 5, 1935 to Elisa Trujillo and Julian W. Mitchell in Wagon Mound, New Mexico. She moved to Deming in 1982 coming from Grants and was employed as a Teacher's Aide for the Deming Public Schools for 7 years before retiring. She loved to cook and spend time with her family.

She is survived by ex-husband, Carlos Sanchez of Deming; 3 sons, Gilbert Sanchez of Texas, Alfonso and Julian Sanchez both of Deming; 2 daughters, Carla Zamora and husband Jose, Elizabeth Gallegos and husband Albert both of Deming; brother, Julian Mitchell; sister, Elizabeth Gutierrez; grandchildren, Ebony Zamora, Erica Gallegos, Elizardo Zamora, Gabriel Sanchez, Alfonso Sanchez, Adam Sanchez, Roxanne Sanchez, Charlee Sanchez, Carter Sanchez, Cash Sanchez and Mia Gonzales; great-grandchildren, Carly Porter, Victoria Zamora and Daniel Villareal.

Preceded in death by parents, Julian and Elisa Mitchell; daughter, Roxanne Sanchez; brother, George Mitchell and sister, Stella Cermack.

A celebration of her life will be celebrated Saturday May 19, 2018 at 2:30 PM at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. Cremation has been entrusted to Baca's Mimbres Crematory.

Helen Sedillo, 96, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Friday, May 11, 2018 at her residence.

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

Gerald Houghton of Palm Springs, California passed away April 4, 2018. A burial is being scheduled for a later date.

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 Bright Funeral Home | Silver City, NM

Antonio C. Arzola, 84, of Bayard passed away on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at his home surrounded by his family.

"Paco" as he was affectionately known, was born on July 4, 1933 to Estanislado Arzola and Emilia Carrillo in Santa Rita. He was drafted into the Army on July 21, 1953 and served his country honorably until his discharge on June 2, 1955. He then worked for Kennecott Copper Corporation for 24 years and retired in 1976. His passion was coaching at the senior league level for the Copper Little League that he did for 18 years. "Paco" was a lifetime fan of the New York Yankees. He dedicated his prayers to the Santo Nino and was a devout Catholic and Crusillista. "Paco" was a wonderful husband, and a great example as a father and grandfather who was adored by all his grandchildren and will greatly be missed. We would like to send a special "Thank You" to Amber Care, Wanda and staff for all they did for our father.

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