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Obituaries

Obituary notices.

Tom Marion Whatley, 58, Deming resident passed away Friday December 22, 2017 at Mountain View Regional Medical Center in Las Cruces.

Services are pending.

luis dominguez rsLuis Alfonso Dominguez, 60, lifelong Deming resident passed away Wednesday December 20, 2017 at his home.

Luis was born January 1, 1957 to Juana Iturralde and Manuel R. Dominguez in Deming. He was an avid fan of the Dallas Cowboys and Deming Wildcats. Luis was a communicant of Saint Ann's Catholic Church and always willing to help the church. He is remembered as loving his grandchildren and family.

He is survived by his son, Luis Manuel Dominguez and wife Cierra; daughter, Felicity Dominguez; parents, Manuel and Juana Dominguez; sisters, Rosa Molina and husband Roberto, Sylvia Rodriguez, Irma Orozco and husband Jorge, Marisol Perez and husband Javier; brother, Jorge Dominguez and wife Yesenia; grandchildren, Alicia, Lorenzo and Sergio Dominguez.

Rosary will be recited Saturday morning December 23, 2017 at 10 o'clock at Saint Ann's Catholic Church to be led by Haydee Chavez. Mass of the Christian Burial will follow at 11 o'clock. Concluding services and interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. Father Manuel F. Ibarra, Pastor, will officiate.

Serving as pallbearers are Jorge Dominguez, Andres Molina, Marco Molina, Jake Gonzales, Luis Manuel Dominguez, Manuel Perez and Ricardo Orozco.

Baby, Jason Meza Macias went with his guardian Angel to be with the Lord on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at Las Palmas Medical Center in El Paso, TX.

Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-546-0070.

Baby Jalynn Raenez Gonzales, entered the arms of our Lord on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at Gila Regional Medical Center.

Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

Paul E. Sidebottom, 98, a resident of Deming, NM entered eternal rest on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at Willow Manor Assisted Living.

Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-546-0070

Carroll R. Welch, 87, resident of Deming passed away Saturday December 16, 2017 at Mt. View Regional Medical Center in Las Cruces.

As per his request, cremation will take place and no services will be held.

Kennith Martin Gore, 64, Deming resident passed away December 15, 2017 at Mountain View Regional Medical Center in Las Cruces, NM.

Kennith was born August 26, 1953 at Taft, California to Virginia Baxter and Otis Gore.

He is survived by his daughter; Erica Christina Hart, his brother Floyd Gore of Radium Springs, NM; his sister Deborah Ray of Lindsey, California.

No service will take place as were his wishes. Cremation has been entrusted to Baca's Mimbres Crematory.

karla lopez rsKarla B. Lopez, 38, lifelong Deming resident passed away Friday December 15, 2017 at Mountain View Regional Medical Center in Las Cruces.

Karla was born August 11, 1979 to Ana Anchieta and Rafael Blanco in Deming. Karla will be remembered as a fun loving and happy person. She had a great positive perspective in life who was very creative in anything she set her mind to. Her favorite colors were pink and purple. Karla was a member of Saint Ann's Catholic Church. Her family will remember her sense of humor and her love for her children and family.

She is survived by her husband, Jose Jaime Lopez of the home; children, Jose Gabriel, Kristian and Daniela Seleste Lopez of the home; parents, Rafael and Ana Blanco of Deming; brother, Daniel Blanco and his wife Yvonne of Las Cruces; sisters, Julie Blanco and fiancé Dominic Perea of Albuquerque, Adriana Blanco of Deming; and extended family members and friends.

Visitation will begin Thursday afternoon December 21, 2017 at 3 o'clock at Baca's Funeral Chapel. Prayer vigil will follow that evening at 6 o'clock at Saint Ann's Catholic Church to be led by Elias Anchieta. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday morning December 22, 2017 at 10 at St. Ann Catholic Church with Fr. Manuel F. Ibarra officiating. Concluding services and interment will follow at Mt. View Cemetery.

Serving as pallbearers will be Daniel Blanco, Sergio Robles, Martin Granillo, Datiel Rose, Isiah Blanco, Alexis Lopez, Joseph Sandoval and Alex Robles. Honorary bearers are her children, Jose Gabriel, Kristian and Daniela Seleste Lopez.

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