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Obituaries

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ruiz 01Violet Villalba Ruiz, 33, a resident of Fort Bliss, TX formerly of Santa Clara, NM entered eternal rest Monday, March 11, 2019 at William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso, TX. She was born July 11, 1985 in Silver City, NM to Ruben Villalba and Yolanda Castillo Villalba. She loved spending time outdoors and watching her children play sports. She loved spending time with her family. She had a smile that would brighten any room. She is survived by her loving husband, Robert Ruiz Jr. of El Paso, TX; her parents, Ruben and Yolanda Villalba of Santa Clara; one son, Javier Ruiz of El Paso; two daughters, Alicia and Mia Ruiz of El Paso; one brother, Ruben Villalba Jr. and wife Tera of Show Low, AZ; two sisters, Veronica V. Oliver and husband Ty of Silver City; Andrea Moser and husband Daniel of Silver City; twenty-one nieces  and nephews; In-laws, Robert Ruiz Sr. and Rosemary of Santa Clara. She was preceded in death by maternal grandmother, Maria de Jesus.

manning 01Wayne A. Manning, 95, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Tuesday, March 5, 2019 Mesilla Valley Hospice in Las Cruces, NM. He was born July 25, 1923 in Willard, NM to George C. Manning and Oma Joan Miller Manning. He is survived by three sons, Adrian Manning of Alma, NM; Darwin Manning and wife Martha of Canyon, TX; Dwayne Manning and wife Tracy of Iowa; four daughters, Linda Manning of CA; Nancy DeBusk of Roswell, NM; Susan Carroll and husband Randy of Kingman, AZ; Laura Cromwell and husband Larry of Show Low, AZ; nineteen grandchildren; fifteen great grandchildren; one sister, Wanda Hall and husband Scratch of TX.  He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Cora Lee (’10); his parents; a great-grandson, Zachary Davis; one brother, Rance Manning. A Funeral Service was held on Tuesday, March 12th at Terrazas Funeral Chapels. The interment followed with full military honors at Fort Bayard National Cemetery where he was laid to rest with his wife. Pallbearers were Adrain, John, Shane, Christopher, and Kaden Manning, Cody Roberts, and David DeBusk. Honorary pallbearers were Jeff Trinkle, Kayla and Elizabeth Manning. Arrangements were taken care of by Terrazas Funeral Chapels “Trusted care for the ones you love” ~ 575-537-0777. To send condolences, visit www.terrazasfuneralchapel.com.

William Wade, 90, a resident of Arenas Valley, NM entered eternal rest Saturday, March 16, 2019 at his residence.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

andazola arthurArthur Andazola, 78, formerly of Bayard, NM
FEBRUARY 1, 1941 ~ MARCH 7, 2019 (AGE 78)

Arthur Andazola, 78, went to be with the lord on Thursday, March 7, 2019.

Mr. Andazola Was preceded in death by his parents Francisco and Herminia Andazola, brothers Armando Andazola and Jose Andazola, son Arthur Steven Andazola and great grandson Arthur Jenks.

dutch mugshotdutch holding smallmouth bassSALMON: M.H. “Dutch” Salmon, 73, passed away on Sunday, March 10, 2019, at Memorial Medical Center in Las Cruces after a short battle with pneumonia.

Dutch was born in Syracuse, New York, on March 30, 1945, to Jacqueline Talley Salmon and John Pomeroy Salmon. He attended high school at Nottingham High School in Syracuse, and The Winchendon School in Winchendon, Massachusetts, and after a short stint at the University of Michigan, transferred and graduated with a degree in English and History from Trinity University in San Antonio in 1967. He taught school in the San Antonio area from 1968-1971 before moving to Minnesota to begin his life as an outdoorsman and writer.

tovar 01Marie C. Tovar, 71, a resident of Santa Clara, NM entered eternal rest Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at Gila Regional Medical Center. She was born August 3, 1947 in San Antonio, TX to Willie Cedillo and Guadalupe Mata Cedillo.  She is survived by her father, Willie Cedillo of San Antonio, TX; her son, Robert Tovar and wife Melissa of Santa Clara; three grandchildren, Monika R. Torres, Maya R. Tovar, and Elyas R. Tovar; two sisters, Rita Placencio and husband Arthur of San Antonio, TX; Gilda Sanchez and husband Julio of New Llano, LA.  She was preceded in death by her loving husband Roberto Tovar (’16); her mother.

Violet V. Ruiz, 33, a resident of Fort Bliss, TX formerly of Santa Clara, NM entered eternal rest Monday, March 11, 2019 at William Beaumont Medical Center in El Paso, TX. Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

William J. Carr 77 of Silver City, New Mexico passed away Friday, March 8, 2019 at Silver City Care Center. Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, "Traditional Services and Care for your family and friends," 210 W. College Ave., Silver City, NM 88061. Remembrances can be made at http://www.brightfuneral.net

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