Obituaries

Obituary notices.

Joseph Medran, 23, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Saturday, September 4, 2021 at Gila Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

Geraldine J. Quintana, 73, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Thursday, September 2, 2021 at Mountain View Regional Medical Center in Las Cruces, NM. Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

Albert Ludlow Stephens Sr., 81, a resident of Carlsbad, NM entered eternal rest Friday, September 3, 2021 at NM State Veteran’s Home in T or C, NM.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

Douglas Sitowski, 77, entered eternal rest Friday, September 3, 2021 at Gila Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

jamesjones1James (Jimmy) D. Jones, 89, of Silver City entered eternal rest on August 31, 2021 surrounded by his family. He was born on June 16,1932 in Yuma, AZ to James D. Jones Sr. and Cecelia Amparano. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy and served in the Korean War from 1951-1955. He worked for the Santa Fe Railroad for 9 years and was a carpenter at Western New Mexico University for 11 years. His favorite saying was “Jack of all trades, master of none”. In his early years he enjoyed riding horses and playing softball. He was an avid Washington Redskin Fan. He especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren as they participated in sports.  

He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Lupe M. Jones of the family home; daughters, Anita Rios and Cynthia Jones; grandchildren, Armando Sapien Jr., Tommy Rios Jr., Andrew Lopez, Vanessa Cardenas, April Hernandez and Sonia Carbajal; great grandchildren, Tiffany, Aaron, Tasha, James, Caroline, Gilbert, Brendan, Deziraye, Jordin, Jaelynn, Cinto, Isaac, Riley, Jemma, Azalia, Salvador, Santiago, and great great-grandchildren, Xavier and Taylem.  

oscarsaenzOscar Saenz-Villalobos, 78 passed away at Gila Regional Medical Center on August 30, 2021. He was born July 28, 1943 in Durango, Mexico to Guillermo and Manuela Saenz. Oscar was a beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.

Oscar is survived by his wife Maria Valverde of the family home; three daughters, Veronica Saenz-Pena (Lorenzo) of Santa Clara, NM; Erica Saenz (Edwardo Arquelles) of Yakima, WA; Blanca Saenz (Jose Luis Soto) of Alvarado, TX; three brothers; Raul Saenz, Alfredo Jurado, and Miguel Jurado; two sisters; Ofelia Zamora and Gloria Villalobos; eight grandchildren, Paola, Luis, Leslie, Oscar, Gissel, Alexis, Gabriel, and Angel; three great grandchildren.

henrysedillos1Henry Padilla Sedillos, 73, a resident of North Hurley, NM entered eternal rest Thursday, August 26, 2021 at his daughter’s residence in Las Cruces, NM. He was born May 10, 1948 in Silver City, NM. Henry proudly served his country for 4 years with the U. S. Army. He worked at the mines for 18 years. He was self-employed as a contractor till the day he left. He enjoyed talking to people, driving around, hunting, watching sports whether live or on TV. He loved eating especially if someone was cooking for him. He especially loved his family and friends.

James Jones, entered eternal rest Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at Fort Bayard Medical Center.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

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