Obituary notices.

villalobos 03Erminia “Minnie” M. Villalobos, 78, entered eternal rest Saturday, March 23, 2019 at Ft. Bayard Medical Center. She was born June 30, 1940 in Vanadium, NM to Willie W. Madrid and Genoveva Castillo Madrid.  She enjoyed gardening, sewing, playing bingo, cooking, dancing, playing pranks by setting off fire works to scare family members. She is survived by two sons, Ramon Villalobos and wife Lucy of Hanover; Chonito Villalobos Jr. and wife Anna of Bayard; four daughters, Susie Martinez and husband Peter of Hurley; Diana Silva and husband Julio Silva Jr. of Silver City; Nancy Marquez and husband Ralph of Bayard; Kathy Andazola of Santa Clara; twenty-two grandchildren; twenty-eight great grandchildren; two brothers, Gilbert Madrid of Bayard; Willie Madrid and wife Patricia of Tucson, AZ; two sisters, Adelina Madrid of Las Cruces; Esther Welcome and husband William of Bayard; one brother in-law, Benito Villalobos and wife Julia of Bayard; one sister in-law, Rosie Montes and husband Tommy of Bayard.

watsonCharles Amos Watson, 97, entered eternal rest Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at Ft. Bayard Medical Center.  He was born October 3, 1921 in Abilene, TX to John Watson and Buelah Boothe Watson. Mr. Watson proudly served his country during WWII with the U.S. Navy. He was a husband, father, farmer, pilot, carpenter, friend, lover of God and nature. There are no words to express how he will be missed. His favorite verse, 1 Cor 2:9, will keep us until we meet again. He is survived by one son, Greg Roland Watson of Chandler, AZ; one daughter, Lynell Rae Anderson of Tucson, AZ; two grandchildren, David and Braden Watson; five great-granddaughters, Olivia, Penelope, Evelyn, Georgia, and Clementine; one great-grandson, Landon; nieces, Julie Celeste McCormack, Cynthia Elaine McCormack, Mary Lee Shepard, Nancy Watson, Fredda Watson.  He was preceded in death by his parents, his loving wife, Virginia Lester Watson (’08); two brothers, Dub and Holis Watson. Visitation will be Friday, March 29 from 9-9:30am at Seventh Day Adventist Church with the funeral service to follow at 9:30am with Rev. Jorge Morales to officiate. Concluding service and interment will follow at Ft. Bayard National Cemetery with full military honors. Pallbearers will be David and Braden Watson, Joe Gonzales, Greg Watson, Mike Searles, and Tommy French. Arrangements are with Terrazas Funeral Chapels “Trusted care for the ones you love” ~ 575-537-0777.  To send condolences, visit www.terrazasfuneralchapel.com.

silva 01Adrian A. Silva, 50, a resident of Santa Clara, NM entered eternal rest Wednesday, March 20, 2019 in Arizona. He was born February 8, 1969 in Santa Clara, NM to Eduardo G. Silva and Celia Apodaca Silva. He is survived by his parents; four brothers, Tony A. Silva and wife Dolores of Santa Clara; Eddie A. Silva of Albuquerque; Danny A. Silva and wife Emma of Santa Clara; David A. Silva and wife Peggy of Tucson, AZ; two sisters, Lisa Porras and husband Robert of Arenas Valley; Viola Chavarilla of Santa Clara; two God-daughters, Carly Herrera and Aurora Norine Hill; numerous nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Life service will be celebrated on Friday, March 29 at 6pm at Terrazas Funeral Chapels. 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.

Barbara Roberts, 83, a resident of Glenwood, NM entered eternal rest Sunday, March 24, 2019 at her residence surrounded by her family.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

Herminia Madrid Villalobos, 78, entered eternal rest Saturday, March 23, 2019 at Fort Bayard Medical Center.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

Cynthia Lopez Gutierrez, 68, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Friday, March 22, 2019 at Gila Regional Medical Center.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

Baby Ezekiel James Jimenez went into the arms of our Lord on Friday, March 22, 2019 at Gila Regional Medical Center.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

William James Carr, 77, of Silver City, New Mexico, entered eternal rest on March 8, 2019. Bill was born in Amarillo, Texas, to George Turner Carr and Katherine Joanna Wilkenson Carr. After graduating high school in Fort Worth, Texas, he met and married his wife of 57 years, Linda Louise Maxwell Carr. 
Bill was a brilliant artist, excelling in both illustration and sculpture. His passion was sculpture and the human form and, early in his art career, Bill was selected to sculpt a bust of Amon Carter Jr. of Ft. Worth, Texas. Beginning in 1995, Bill became a pioneer and technological innovator in digital illustration and digital sculpture. In addition to his many paintings, Bill completed major bronze sculpture commissions for a range of institutions and investors, including the Cotton Bowl and the Byron Nelson Championship Golf Tournament. His limited-edition sculptures are in private and museum collections in North America and around the world. Bill's illustrations are in use by scientific institutions and international corporations, including IBM, Brinker International Restaurants, Ferti-lome, the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, and the Lewis and Clark State Historical Site, among many others.

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