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Obituaries

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Terrance (Terry) Joseph Duff passed away on February 17, 2019 at the age of 77. After a brief struggle with cancer, Terry departed of this life peacefully within his home as Charlotte, his loving wife of 50 years, was by his side.Terry was born on September 8, 1941 in Detroit, Michigan to Mildred and Terrance Duff Sr. 

Terry served two years in the army during the Vietnam War, and was stationed in Denver, CO, where he met his future wife, Charlotte. The couple returned to Detroit where they raised their only daughter, Kelley.Terry was passionate about classic cars, sailing, and riding motorcycles. In their younger days, he and Charlotte would ride motorcycles together and occasionally travel to watch NASCAR races.Terry played an active role in raising and caring for his granddaughters and great-grandchildren, each of whom would say Grandpa Duff was their “first best friend”.

Bonita Perry, 78 , a resident of Deming, NM entered eternal rest on Monday, February 18, 2019 at Mountain View Hospital in Las Cruces, NM. Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-546-0070.

Angel B. Caballero, 87, a resident of Deming, NM entered eternal rest on Monday, February 18, 2019 at Memorial medical Center in Las Cruces, NM. Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-546-0070.

ojinaga 01Teresa Gonzales Ojinaga, 81, a resident of Paramount, CA formerly of here entered eternal rest January 7, 2019 at Kaiser Permanente Downey Medical Center in Downey, CA. She was born January 18, 1937 in Santa Rita, NM to Fidencio Gonzales and Juanita Sanchez Gonzales. She enjoyed family time with all the family, going to casinos with her brothers and sisters, she loved being surrounded by her children and grandchildren and great grandchildren and all her nieces and nephews. It was her joy to see all of them. Teresa loved to cook and bake for family and friends. She enjoyed gardening plants, flowers, vegetables and chiles. Teresa was an endowed Catholic; she believed in God, and the Catholic religion. She volunteered at her church parish, the city council and Kaiser Permanente Hospital. She always made plenty of time, not only for her children and thirteen grandchildren; also cared (babysat) for many other children whether family or friends. She was always willing to help out whenever or wherever possible. She was very kind, loving, and caring to all. She will be missed dearly.

Ana Rhodes, 68, departed this world for heaven on February 15, 2019, from her home near Silver City, New Mexico. A Graveside Service was held at the Cliff Gila Mesa Cemetery on Monday, February 18 at 10:00 AM.  A Memorial Service will be held at Calvary Baptist Church of Silver City on Wednesday, February 20 at 4:30 PM.

Ana was born on June 21, 1949, in Canton, China to Hen Yan and Lucila Yuen Lee. She attended college at Bradley University of Illinois, where she met and married Randy Rhodes. Ana was talented, speaking 3 languages, degreed in accounting, and gifted in art, sewing, and writing, but devoted much of her time to her family. She showed resilience and strength fighting health issues throughout her adult life. When speaking of the challenges, she stated, “I’ve learned to trust in God…. He is good and merciful. He is my rock and my salvation.” 

Ana is very loved and will be missed by her husband of 43 years, Randy; 3 siblings (Enrique Lee, Alfredo Lee, and Felicia Lee), four children (Carina McNutt, Tracy Bell, Jodi Walter, and Justin Rhodes), 13 grandchildren, and many dear friends.  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

Catalina Jaquez, 57, a resident of Deming, NM entered eternal rest on Sunday, February 17, 20149 at Mimbres Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-546-0070.

Steven Wayne Castro, 69, a resident of Deming, NM entered eternal rest on Sunday, February 17, 2019 at his residence. Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-546-0070.

Donald H. Strange, 78, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Monday, February 18, 2019 at his residence. Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

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