Born Anna Lee Kuykendall to Harry and Mabel Kuykendall in Rio Arriba County at home in the town of Tres Piedras, New Mexico on May 18, 1926, Anna Lee died October 5, 2017 in Deming NM at age 91.
Mrs. McGinnis spent her formative years at Harwood girls school where she learned to sew, crochet, cook and numerous other life skills. Her family was involved in the logging industry in Tres Piedras (TP) with family members still in the industry.
Ernestina Dominquez was born February 10, 1944 to Edward Treviso and Josephina Avalos in Hurley N.M.
She went to be with the Lord on October 7, 2017.
Ernestina is survived by her best friend Antonio G. Dominguez of Silver City. Five daughters, Yollie – Gary Molano, Susie – Manny Marin, Celeste Jaure, Blanca Jaure, Donna Jaure. Two sons, MJ Jaure, DJ Jaure. Eleven grandchildren, Marissa Molano, Marcella – Chris Stewart, Marcia – Kris Onda, Paul – Becca Pena- Molano, Alyssa Molano, Crysta – Randy Orosco, Matthew – Stephanie Molano, Allie Molano, Monica – Vincent Lucero-Castillo, Michelle- Randall Gonzales, Melissa- Vincent Ferranti- Lucero. Eight Great Grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, family, and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents Rafael and Maria Rueda.
Ernestina loved her grandbabies and great grandbabies dearly and enjoyed spending her time with them singing silly songs, coloring, painting, and watching movies.
Ernestina loved weed eating, dancing, and listening to Little Joe. She loved her parakeets and her dog Kiara whom she also spoiled.
Services are Wednesday October 11, 2017 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints at 9:00 am; family viewing 10:00 am Funeral Service with Bishop Neal McDonald officiating, followed by interment at Hurley cemetery.
Pall bearers are Randall Gonzales, Vincent Ferranti, Vincent Castillo, Matthew Molano, Kris Onda, and Chris Stewart. Honorary pall bearers are Elena, Eli, Isabella, Michael, Amariyah, Joshua, Xaebrean, and Zaidriano.
Arrangements are with Terrazas Funeral Chapels "Trusted care for the ones you love" ~ 575-537-0777.
To send condolences, visit www.terrazasfuneralchapel.com.
Mary Kathryn (Katy) Lewis Hofacket, completed her earthy journey at the age of 87 on Friday October 6, 2017 after a long illness.
She began her life journey in Long Beach California. She joined her parents, Clarence Raymond (C.R.) and Winnie Lee Spratt Lewis and her brother and sister on January 28, 1930.
Three years later, the family moved to Deming, New Mexico and farmed on what is now the Donaldson farm.
Henry Ellison Nelson (Hank), 77, Deming resident passed away Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at his home.
Hank was born May 1, 1940, in Eureka, Montana to Juanita and Thomas Nelson. He was the eldest of five children: Susie Henkley, Bonnie Fuller, Lynn Boyd, and Thomas Nelson.
John C. Maxwell, 83, passed away peacefully at home in Silver City on October 4.
John was born in Claypool, Arizona, on October 13, 1933, and enjoyed an immensely full and happy life. At a young age the family moved to Bisbee Ariz. where John attended school and met the love of his life, Bonnie. They were married on June 5, 1955. They spent the early years of marriage in El Paso, TX where John worked for the Southern Pacific Railroad as a telegrapher.
John C. Maxwell 83 of Silver City, New Mexico passed away Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at his home surrounded by loved ones. Services are pending.
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
Celestina V. Miranda was surrounded by her family and died peacefully in Rio Rancho, NM, on October 1, 2017, at the age of 90.
The Prayer Vigil and Rosary will be Thursday, October 5, 2017 at eleven thirty in the morning at St. Francis Newman Center in Silver City followed by the Funeral Liturgy at twelve noon. Concluding services and burial will follow at Memory Lane Cemetery. Officiating will be Father Jaroslaw Nowacki.
Celestina was born on October 30, 1926, in Las Mesa, NM. She started raising her family in Columbus, NM, then moved to Silver City, NM, and finally moved to Rio Rancho, NM. Celestina devoted her entire life to raising her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She instilled values, respect, character, devotion, resilience, compassion, and love to her entire family. Celestina had a tremendous heart and was loved by all who knew her. She had a deep affection for dogs, flowers, and the outdoors. We were blessed to be hers and will carry her with us until we meet again.
Celestina is survived by her sons Benny Miranda, David Miranda, Eddie Miranda (Norine); grandchildren Celeste McKimmey (Chris), Charlie Miranda, Ben Miranda, David Miranda, Antoinette DeLarue, Dartanian Miranda, Chris DeLarue, Valerie Miranda (Julio), Amber Weaver (Brian), Jennifer Ortiz, Jason Dominguez; and numerous great-grandchildren.
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