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Obituary notices.

Vergena Holmes Contor, 52, a resident of Bayard, NM entered eternal rest Thursday, July 23, 2020 at her residence surrounded by her family.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

George Muehlhausen, 69, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Thursday, July 23, 2020 at his residence.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

Keith L. Hunt, 63, a resident of Lordsburg, NM entered eternal rest Thursday, July 23, 2020 at Silver City Care Center.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

tapscott 02Jack Tapscott was born in Carrizozo, NM on January 23, 1931 and peacefully entered into eternal rest at Fort Bayard Medical Center in Fort Bayard, NM on Saturday July 18, 2020. He was raised by his Granny Eva Hurley and his Uncle Ben Hurley. Jack lived a long and happy life alongside his wife of 67 years, Wilma. Jack was proceeded in death by his son Teddy Tapscott, one great-granddaughter Chantal Tapscott and many beloved family members and friends. 

gomez 02Betty O. Gomez, 68, passed away peacefully in her home on Friday, July 17, 2020 surrounded by her family in Bayard, NM.  Betty was born on May 9, 1952 to Felipe V. and Ramona R. Ortiz in Santa Rita, NM. She married her beloved husband Robert Gomez in 1974. Betty was a loving mother, sister, grandmother, aunt, Nina, and friend. She was amazing, caring, and loving person, who’s eyes were of life.  he never hesitated to lend a hand to anyone who needed her. When Betty was around, there was never a dull moment. Everyone who met and knew her remembers all the laughs she would bring.  Whether it be her stories or her posts on Facebook, Betty could bring the laughter out of anyone she talked to. 

Salvador G. Moreno, 96, a former resident of Hurley, NM entered eternal rest Monday, July 20, 2020 at Del Mar Gardens in Chesterfield, MO.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

Bertha Elsmere, 63, of Silver City passed away on Thursday, July 16, 2020.  Arrangements are pending with Baca's Funeral Chapels.

Jack Tapscott, 89, a resident of Santa Clara, NM entered eternal rest Saturday, July 18, 2020 at Fort Bayard Medical Center.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

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