Barbara R. (Lock) Jameson, 69, entered eternal rest on Wednesday, August 30th, at her home in Hurley, NM. Known to all as Bobbi, she is survived by her beloved husband Charlie, sons Shane Jameson and John Ross, daughter Shelli Allison, brother Kory Lock, eight grandchildren, Abigail, Jeffrey and Joey Ross, Joshua and Tyler Bollinger, Shealynn Allison, and Dara and Bailee Jameson. She also had seven great-grandchildren and a great-grandson on the way. She also leaves behind a large extended family, as well as four spoiled chihuahuas whom she loved very much.
While it is impossible to condense a life so fully lived, some of her favorite pastimes included fishing, cheering on her Dallas Cowboys, dancing and riding motorcycles with her husband and friends. She loved making people laugh with her little jokes, crazy hats and outfits, and dances. Bobbi was born on the Fourth of July and always enjoyed the fireworks and celebrations. Everyone was family to Bobbi and she made sure they knew it. Mostly, she loved spending time with her grandbabies. Bobbi was a good wife and grandma, but she was a great “Mom.” She will be dearly missed by all that were fortunate enough to have known her.
A potluck celebration of Bobbi’s life will be held at Bill Evans Lake at Noon on Saturday, September 23, 2017. The family invites you to attend and try to catch a fish in Bobbi’s name. In lieu of flowers, please send any donations in care of the Silver City Elks Lodge, #413.
Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, "Traditional Services and Care for your family and friends," 210 W. College Ave., Silver City, New Mexico, 88061. Phone # 575-388-1911. Remembrances can be made at www.brightfuneral.net.
Velia J. Smith, 94, formerly of Silver City passed away on Friday, September 1, 2017 after medical complications due to dementia. She died at her daughter's residence.
Velia was born on January 4, 1923 to Miguel P. Jaquez and Romalda Saucedo Jaquez in Miami, Arizona.She was a member of the St. Francis Newman Center and an active participant at church and prayer groups. Her greatest joy was spending time with her children, grandchildren and many friends. Velia especially loved that in her 90's she was still independent and strong. She will be remembered by her children and grandchildren as a hard worker, honest and firm, but loving and including our spouses. Velia loved to encourage her children and grandchildren to do well in school to go as far as could, because she loved school and was not able to complete her education.
Velia is survived by her daughter Belinda Acosta (Henry Castillo); son, George Acosta (Cecilia); sister, Avilia Montes; sister-in-law, Otilia Jaquez; grandchildren; Joe Acosta, Kenny Padilla, Keith Rojas, Kristina Buffalo and their families; Gerardo M. Rojas, Mona Crum, Lorenzo Rivera, Jeremy Rivera and their families. She is also survived by two step-grandchildren, Tina Chavez and Joe Maldonado. Velia had a special fondness for her granddaughter, Mona Crum and granddaughter-in law, Cynthia Acosta. She was grateful for their assistance and sometimes providing meals when she was in Silver City.
Velia was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Gilbert and Raul Jaquez; husband(s), Joe M. Acosta, the father of her children and Lloyd Smith; an infant son, Fred Acosta; daughter, Corinne Rivera; grandson, Fredrick George Acosta.
Visitation will take place on Thursday, September 7, 2017 at nine o'clock in the morning at St. Francis Newman Center. The Prayer Vigil and Rosary will follow at ten o'clock and the Funeral Liturgy at ten-thirty in the morning. Officiating will be Father Jaroslaw Jowacki.
Richard "Dick" R. Loya, 80, a resident of Quemado, NM entered eternal rest on Sunday, September 3, 2017 at Providence Memorial Center in El Paso, TX.
Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.
Virginia R. Vanlaningham, 101, of Cliff, New Mexico passed away Thursday, August 31, 2017 at Sunset Vista. 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 575-388-1911. Remembrances can be made at www.brightfuneral.net
Barbara “Bobbi” R. Jameson, 69 of Silver City, New Mexico passed away Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at her residence surrounded by her 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 575-388-1911. Remembrances can be made at www.brightfuneral.net
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