Obituaries

Obituary notices.

James Edward Sabin 72, of Mimbres, NM passed away December 2, 2020 at his residence. Services are pending. 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 http://www.hbrightfuneral.net 

dawsonSandra Kaye Dawson, 78 of Hurley, New Mexico passed away Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at her residence. A Viewing will be held Monday, December 7, 2020 at Bright Funeral Home Chapel beginning at 10:00am and ending at 4:00pm. Masks are required and only 5 persons are allowed in the Chapel at a time, due to government orders. A Graveside Service will be conducted at the Bayard Cemetery on Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 1:00pm; officiating is Dr. Porter from LDS Church in Silver City, NM. Sandra is preceded in death by her parents, Willard and Gara Nan (Pete) Cowen, two brothers Kenneth Cowen and Charlie Cowen both of Rankin, Texas.

laneLois was born October 7, 1929 and entered eternal rest November 21, 2020. She was a ranch woman through and through, some of her best memories and times were the leanest of years on a windy plain growing up near Yeso, NM. She graduated from Fort Sumner High School at the age of 16 and attended UNM for one short miserable year before transferring to NMSU where she graduated in 1949 and went on to complete her Master’s degree. She worked various jobs, teaching and as a county extension agent before meeting and marrying Leslie Gene Lane in 1960. In 1970 they moved to Silver City and opened Silver City Plumbing and Heating, which they ran jointly for over 25 years. 

On Sunday, November 29, 2020, James “Bucky” Evertson went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. He was 73 years old and a resident of Silver City, NM since 1987. Bucky was born in Knoxville, TX and graduated as a Mechanical Engineer from Texas A&M University. This helped prepare him for his second degree as a Dentist from Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, TX. He attended Mountain View Church of the Nazarene.

He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years Candyce Evertson; his son, Eric Evertson; his daughter in-law, Nicole Evertson and two grandsons, Levi and Caleb. He was preceded in death by his son, Zachary Evertson.

A private family memorial will be held in the future. Cremation has taken place at Terrazas Crematory. Arrangements are with Terrazas Funeral Chapels and Crematory “Trusted care fpr the ones you love” ~ 575-537-0777. To send condolences, visit www.terrazasfuneralchapel.com.

Marcella Cunningham, 89, entered eternal rest Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at Gila Regional Medical Center.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

Sandra Kaye Dawson of Hurley, New Mexico passed away Tuesday, December 01, 2020 at her residence. 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 http://www.hbrightfuneral.net 

cruz 02Joe A. Cruz Jr., entered eternal life November 27, 2020 in Tucson, AZ at Banner University Medical Center, surrounded by his loving family. He was born June 17, 1942 to Joe and Cora Cruz in Dawson, NM. He retired from Freeport McMoran in Morenci, AZ where he worked for 35 years. After retiring, Joe and his wife Florence settled in Clifton, AZ where he helped take care of his ailing wife, and worked as a Park Ranger at North Clifton RV Park until his death.  

Joe had an infectious laugh, everyone laughed with him, even though, sometimes we weren’t sure why we were laughing. He enjoyed being around his family and friends telling stories. He took pride in keeping his vehicles clean and polished, which he did daily.

Steven Holguin Romero, 48, a resident of Lordsburg, NM entered eternal rest Friday, November 27, 2020 at Memorial Medical Center in Las Cruces, NM.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

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