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Obituaries

Obituary notices.

Richard Miranda, 59, a resident of Santa Clara, NM entered eternal rest Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at his residence.

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

humberto marquez rsHumberto "Beto" Manuel Marquez, 36, a resident of Las Cruces, NM formerly of Silver City entered eternal rest Thursday, January 11, 2018 at Mt. View Regional Medical Center in Las Cruces, NM.

He was born April 10, 1981 in Albuquerque to Mauro Marquez and Guadalupe Turrieta Marquez.

He is survived by his father, Mauro Marquez of Silver City; four sisters, Cassandra Madrid (Abel) of Silver City; Jessica Marquez (Isidro) of Belen; Socorro Marquez of Silver City; Suzanne Marquez and companion Jacob Melendrez of Las Cruces. He is also survived by three nieces, Myrka, Carolina, and Jazmine; three nephews, Abel, Rogelio, and Alberto.

He is preceded in death by his mother Guadalupe T. Marquez.

Visitation will be Friday, January 19 from 9-9:30 am at Our Lady of Fatima Church with the holy rosary to commence at 9:30 am with Carmen Terrazas reciting. The funeral mass will follow at 10 am with Father Abraham Soliz officiating.

Honorary pallbearers will be Jeff Castillo, Mark Morales, Sam Ruelas, Sam Sierra, Nathan Martinez, Jacob Melendrez, Josh and Lawrence Turrieta, George and Steven Trujillo.
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.

gary placencio rsGary Barrios Placencio Jr., 23, a resident of Bayard, NM entered eternal rest Thursday, January 11, 2018 at University Medical Center in El Paso, TX.

He was born April 4, 1994 in Silver City, NM to Gary Placencio Sr. and Argelia Barrios.

Gary will be remembered as a kind person, beautiful personality and had a big heart. He was an organ donor who was able to save four lives with his passing.

He had talent, being a good artist and loved sports. He played baseball and basketball. He was an avid Oakland Raiders fan. He also loved being outdoors, camping and fishing. He liked listening to Bob Marley and old school music.

Gary loved to eat nachos, cheesecake and chili-spicy foods. He will always be remembered playing around with his cousins and uncles; always smiling and joking.

He is survived by his mother, Argelia Barrios and companion Richard M. Rodriguez of Bayard; his biological father, Gary Placencio Sr., of Hurley; his step-father, Johnny Tafoya of Silver City; his companion, Bodika L. Marin of Silver City; one son, Jaeden Padilla of Silver City; three brothers, Anthony Barrios and companion Andrea Gomez of Silver City; Cruz Angel Placencio and wife Esperanza of Silver City; Johnny Ray Tafoya Jr. of Bayard; two nephews, Emmanuel and Cruz Jr., Biological Paternal grandmother, Esther Rios Castillo; step-grandparents, John and Susan Tafoya; numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his biological paternal grandfather, Albert Placencio; biological maternal grandmother, Ana Maria Padilla.

The visitation will be held on Saturday, January 20, 2018 from 10-11 am at Terrazas Funeral Chapels. The holy rosary will follow at 11 am with Dr. Gilbert Arizaga 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.

Gary Barrios Placencio Jr., 23, a resident of Santa Clara, NM entered eternal rest Thursday, January 11, 2018 at University Medical Center in El Paso, TX.

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

Elizardo Piñon, 86, a resident of Lordsburg, NM entered eternal rest Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at Sierra Medical Center in El Paso, TX.

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

felix sandoval rsFelix Garcia Sandoval Jr., 62, a resident of Vanadium, NM entered eternal rest Thursday, January 4, 2018 at his residence.

He was born October 14, 1955 in Silver City, NM to Felix A. Sandoval and Florinda Garcia.

Felix was a great lover of music, excellent guitar player, DJ'd locally known as "DJ Koolkat".

He was very faithful to our God. He would send out daily scripture. He was very helpful to anyone in need.

Felix was a caring man, he loved his sons very much. He is survived by three sons, Felix Joshua Sandoval of Phoenix, AZ; Shaun Sandoval of Silver City; Jordan Gomez of Silver City; four grandchildren, Jeriah, Razeal, Ezra, and Ailee; two brothers, Thomas E. Sandoval (Rhonda) of Tucson, AZ; Alex M. Sandoval of Albuquerque, NM; two sisters, Corina S. Aguirre (Manuel) of Bayard; Gloria Sandoval of Fort Bayard. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Arthur Sandoval; two sisters, Sandra Ortiz and Syliva Pierce.

Visitation will be Wednesday, January 17 from 9-10 am at Our Lady of Fatima Church with the holy rosary to begin at 10 am. The funeral mass will follow at 10:30 am with Father Abraham Soliz officiating. Concluding service and interment will follow at Vanadium cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Felix Sandoval III, Shaun Sandoval, Thomas Sandoval, Sonny Aguirre, Alex Aguirre-Gonzales, Amanda Ortiz, and Alex Sandoval. Honorary pallbearers will the rest of his family and friends, extended family at FBMC, Hurley Bar and Sugar Shack.

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

To send condolences, visit www.terrazasfuneralchapel.com.

Helen Madrid, 70, a resident of Bayard, NM entered eternal rest Saturday, January 13, 2018 at her residence.

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

Maurilio Hectór Hernandez, 70, Deming resident passed away Friday January 12, 2018 at his home.

Maurilio was born November 11, 1947 to Rafaela Dominguez and Francisco Hernandez Lozano in Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico. He married Lilia Piñon in July 6, 1968 in Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, Mexico and moved to Deming in the early 2000's coming from California.

He is survived by his wife, Lilia Hernandez of the home; two sons, Maurilio Hernandez Jr. of Philadelphia, PA, Hugo Adrian Hernandez of La Puente, CA; 2 daughters, Rosa (David) Shearer of Palmdale, CA and Sandra Little of New York, NY; three brothers, Jesus Hernandez of CA, David Hernandez of Las Vegas, NV and Francisco Hernandez of Deming; four sisters, Eliza Bellanger of Minnesota, Hortencia and Margarita Hernandez and Sara Torres all of California.

Maurilio was preceded in death by his parents, Francisco and Rafaela Hernandez.

Visitation will begin Thursday morning, January 18, 2018, at 10 o'clock at Baca's Funeral Chapel. A prayer vigil will begin at 12 noon led by Guillermina Macias. Cremation has been entrusted to Baca's Mimbres Crematory.

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