Obituaries

Obituary notices.

vallejosA lifelong resident of Silver City, Consuelo "Chelo" Vallejos was called to eternal rest on December 9, 2020. A Graveside Service will be held Tuesday, December 15, at Saint Vincent De Paul Catholic Cemetery at 10:00am with Deacon Bill Holguin officiating. She was born June 17, 1927 to Jesus Cabrera Gonzales and Matea Ornelas Gonzales. Her passion was taking care of her family, and whomever needed her help. Always with a warm smile and to make life easier for all. She is known by many families she worked for in the Silver City area. Connie was a very proud person in her morals and standards. She was truly one of a kind. At her request she preferred cremation.

Scott Baker, 60, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at his residence.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

maryallenMary Susan Allen, 80, of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest December 5, 2020 at her residence. There will not be any services at this time. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Bright Funeral Home. She is survived by her son Lance Alexander and wife Conn; their two children Duncan Alexander and Tambra Alexander; her daughter Terry Belle Anderson and husband Mike Anderson. Mary’s grandchildren are Robert Allen and wife Mary Allen, Ramona Pipkins and husband DJ Pipkins, and Brittany Allen. Her great grandkids, Emily, Melody, Tasha, Sabrina, Amelia and baby Gage, and numerous other grand kids and great grandkids. Her daughter Mary and Son George. She loved working in her garden in Hurley, NM, and being outdoors. She worked for Porter Oil Company in Bayard, NM, also worked for Buttermilk Shamrock in Bayard, NM.

sabin pictureJames (Jim) E. Sabin, 72, died December 2, 2020, in his home in Mimbres, New Mexico. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Bright Funeral Home. No services will be held at this time. Jim was born June 16, 1948 in El Paso, TX to Elizabeth and Fred Sabin. He was a star basketball player at Eastwood High School and briefly attended the University of Texas at El Paso. He worked for NASA in Las Cruces before returning to El Paso to work with his father running Sabin and Son Refrigeration until his father’s passing. He then founded Sabin Industries, which operated one of the largest ice plants in the region.  Eventually, he turned his efforts and skill to fire and security systems, working side by side with his devoted wife, Karen, running South West Integrated Systems LLC.

Lorenzo “Nuni” P. Cabrera Jr., 86, a resident of Hurley, NM entered eternal rest Sunday, December 6, 2020 at Gila Regional Medical Center.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

Judith Edna Woodrow, 78, of Silver City, NM passed away December 6, 2020 at Sunset Vista.

Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, " A Loving and Caring Place to Celebrate, Honor, and Remember a Life Lived,"

210 W. College Ave., Silver City, New Mexico 88061.  Phone 575-388-1911. Remembrances can be made at Bright & Lordsburg Funeral Home, Silver City,  NM funeral home and cremation 

majalca 03Sabrina Bianca Majalca, 53, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Wednesday, November 11, 2020 in Reserve, NM. She was born September 25, 1967 in Tucson, AZ to Evangeline Salas. She loved working; being with her grandchildren; she especially liked spending all her time with her daughter Ashley. She like to yell a lot. She was always happy. When she would go to someone’s home she would start cleaning all the time. She especially liked being a Grandma. She was always there when someone was in need.

She is survived by her mother, Evangeline Villegas of Silver City; one son, Daniel Gomez of Silver City; one daughter, Ashley Collins and husband Paul of Silver City; eight grandchildren, Maya Collins, Honey Collins, Malachi Collins, Beautiful Collins, Bianka Gomez ,Daniel Gomez, Jr, Jordan Gomez, and Evangilen Gomez; two brothers, Dion Majalca of Silver City; Ronnie Kawasaki of Missouri; one sister, Donna Lopez of Tucson, AZ.

Bertha Benavidez, 77, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest December 4, 2020 at her residence surrounded by her family.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

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