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Obituaries

Obituary notices.

manny macias rsManuel "Manny" Macias, 71, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Thursday, July 13, 2017 at his residence. He was born June 7, 1946 in Los Angeles, CA to Jesse Macias and Bertha Armenta Macias. He was one of five siblings: Michael (deceased), Eddie, Steve, and Daniel. He is survived by four children (Christine, Stephanie, Cathy, and Jeffrey) and five grandchildren.

Manny was filled with life and loved sharing his tall tales to all around him, especially his grandchildren.

Manny spoke with reverence about his time with RC and 7-Up where he worked as a Production Manager before retiring in 1998.

In 2004, Manny relocated from Southern California to New Mexico and referred to his home as his "little piece of heaven."

His passions always revolved around his family and friends. They included riding dirt bikes, off-roading, drag racing, sports in general but specifically USC football, his truck, sharing a meal, and his movies as seen in the state of the art home theater.

Manny was loved and will be missed by many.

Visitation will be Monday, July 17 from 5-6 pm at Terrazas Funeral Chapels with the holy rosary to follow at 6 pm with Carmen Terrazas reciting. Cremation will take place 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.

James Hinton Graves, 86, a resident of Centennial, CO entered eternal rest Thursday, July 13, 2017 at Parker Hospital in Parker, CO.

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

Pamela Gehl Allan, 67, a resident of Safford, AZ entered eternal rest Wednesday, July 12, 2017at her residence surrounded by her family.

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

Luis Barriga Aguilar, 83, a resident of Deming, NM entered eternal rest on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at Silver City Care Center.

Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-546-0070.

Manuel Macias, 71, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Thursday, July 13, 2017 at his residence.

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

simon villanueva rsSimon C. Villanueva, 75, of Hurley, passed away early morning on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family after fighting a long hard battle with cancer.

Simon was born on October 28, 1942 in La Paz, San Luis Poto Si, Mexico to Casiano and Maria Cortez Villanueva. Simon was well known in the community as a very loving and caring man, all who knew him, knew that his family was his pride and joy. Simon had worked for UV Industries for many years and had also worked for and retired after 20 years of service with The Town of Silver City. Simon enjoyed his morning cup of coffee and listening to his favorite Spanish music. One of his biggest joys was to go to Deming every Saturday to the flea market and visiting with everyone he could. Simon will be truly missed by all who knew and loved him.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Emma Dominguez Villanueva, one son, Raul Villanueva and wife Stacey; daughter, Lupe Ochoa and husband Rogelio;a son, Simon Villanueva Jr.; four brothers, Ricardo and wife Irene, Pedro, Marcy Villanueva and wife Viola all of Las Vegas, NV, Armando Villanueva and wife Margarita of Amarillo, TX; two sisters, Isabel Villanueva and husband Jose, Alice Villanueva and husband Steve both of Borger, TX. Also surviving Simon are seven grandchildren, Celeste, Kanisha, Sarah, Emmanie, Alexys, Raul Jr., and Aaden Villanueva; four great-grandchildren, Aaliyah and Zayliana Carbajal, Hunter Villanueva and Keilani Barragan; numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Casiano and Maria; two brothers, Jose and Roberto, a sister, Juana Villanueva and a nephew Jose Villanueva Jr.

Cremation has been entrusted to Baca's Funeral Chapels. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, July 14, 2017 at two o'clock in the afternoon at Baca's Funeral Chapels. Officiating will be Jimmy Lopez.

rosie rosales rsRosemarie "Rosie" as she was known to everyone, 34, of Silver City passed away on Thursday, July 6, 2017.

Rosie was born on February 22, 1983 to Ismael Rosales and Mary Helen Casillas in Scottsdale, AZ. She attended Silver High School and had many good friends. Rosie loved her children very much and liked to spend time with them and her family. She loved to dance and have a good time and always helping people. Rosie will be missed by her family and friends.

Rosie is survived by her children, Adrianna Delgado, Angel Rosales and Joseph Rosales Montoya; her parents, Ismael Rosales and Mary Rosales; brother, Javier Rosales (Sandy); sisters, Betty Cordova (Albert) and Josie Villagran (Mario); step sister, Ashley; nieces, Jasmine and Julianna; nephews, Julian, Kingston, Jeremiah, Jonathan and Joseph. She was preceded in death by her maternal grandmother, Ramona Casillas.

The Prayer Vigil and Rosary will take place on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at six o'clock in the evening at Baca's Funeral Chapels in Silver City, led by Deacon Richard Rodriguez. The Funeral Liturgy will be on Friday, July 14, 2017 at ten o'clock in the morning at St. Anne's Catholic Church in Deming. Concluding services and burial will follow at Mountain View Cemetery in Deming. Officiating will be Father Manuel Ibarra. Serving as pallbearers will be, Mark Gomez, Jason Montoya, Sam Clemens, Julian Rosales, Javier Rosales, Benji Jimenez and Mario Villagran.

lulu salazar rsLorraine "Lulu" Salazar, 69, lost her battle with her illness and has gone home to the Lord on Friday, July 7, 2017 at her residence surrounded by her loved ones.

Lorraine was born in Silver City, NM to Ofelia Salazar.

Lorraine attended Silver High School in which she participated in Volleyball and was a Majorette. She attended Western New Mexico University and graduated with a Bachelors and Masters degree in Counseling.

She volunteered at the Gospel Mission before her illness took a toll on her. Lorraine loved tending to her garden, especially her herbs. For the last 25 years she tended to her mother whom she loved with all her heart. She was a very loving, giving, and compassionate person. She will be greatly missed by all who loved her.

She is survived by her Mom Ofelia Salazar, her loving cats, Sisco, Colonel, and Sisca, Aunts Rosie Pedraza, Mary Madrid, Goddaughters Yvonne Arzola and Diane Sanchez, Cousins Ramona (Rick) Munoz, Genaro (Priscilla) Pedraza Jr, Rosalie (Larry) Rios, Robert Pedraza, very special cousin Mario (Melva) Quintana, Very special friend Leona Ogas, and many friends whom she considered family.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents Consuelo and Antonio Remigio, Uncles Charley Salazar and Alex Madrid Sr, Aunt Mary Helen Remigio, Cousins Alex (Sonny Boy) Madrid, Danny Ray Madrid, and David Madrid.

Rosary will be recited Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at 5:00 PM at Bright Funeral Home Chapel. A Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 10:00 AM at Saint Vincent De Paul Catholic Church in Silver City, NM. Interment to follow at Saint Vincent De Paul Catholic Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Mario Quintana, Antonio Garcia, Mario Garcia, Freddy Fernandez, Robert Pedraza, Roland Madrid and Leona Ogas.

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 http://www.brightfuneral.net/

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