Julio H. Jimenez, 88, a resident of Santa Clara, NM entered eternal rest Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at his residence surrounded by his family. He was born July 29, 1930 in Carlsbad, NM to Crescencio and Ysidora Hernandez Jimenez. He is survived by his loving wife Elia V. Jimenez of the family home; four sons, Roy Jimenez and wife Vicky of Ruidoso; Julio Jimenez Jr. and wife Evelyn of Silver City; Manuel Jimenez and wife Rose of Bayard; Armando Jimenez of Santa Clara; four daughters, Priscilla Diaz of Hurley; Barbara Jimenez and husband Wayne Duncan of Hurley; Mary Ann Telles and husband Oscar of Las Cruces; Rosa Clokey and husband Rod of Clarksville, AR; twenty-seven grandchildren; fifty-five great grandchildren; one great-great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two sons, Ismael and Ramon Jimenez; one granddaughter, Lisa Lee; four brothers, Gregorio Jimenez; Ramon Jimenez, Pat Jimenez, and Fermon Jimenez; three sisters, Dominga Gomez, Marcela Gonzalez, and Gregoria Jimenez. Visitation will be Thursday, December 6 from 5-6pm at Terrazas Funeral Chapels with the holy rosary being recited by Deacon Richard Rodriguez to begin at 6 p.m. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated on Friday, December 7 at 10 a.m. at Santa Clara Catholic Church with Father Robert Becerra officiating. Concluding service and interment will follow at Santa Clara cemetery. Pallbearers will be her grandsons. Honorary pallbearers will be the rest of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Arrangements are with Terrazas Funeral Chapels “Trusted care for the ones you love” ~ 575-537-0777. To send condolences, visit www.terrazasfuneralchapel.com.