Obituary notices.

jack defausell rsJack Ray Defausell 88 entered eternal rest July 10, 2018 at Fort Bayard Medical Center. He fought a long battle with Alzheimers.

He was born on November 1929 in Newllano, Louisiana to Raymond Defausell and Zelma Thompson.

John Ellswood Boynton
June 3, 1938 (Duluth, MN) - June 27, 2018 (Silver City, NM)

 It is with sadness that his friends announce the passing of Dr. John Boynton — scientist, professor, friend.

John graduated from Tucson High school in 1956. He studied horticulture and plant breeding at the University of Arizona and was awarded his Ph.D. in genetics from the University of California-Davis. He went on to conduct postdoctoral work at U.C.-Davis; the University of Copenhagen, Denmark; the Carnegie Institution of Washington, Department of Plant Biology at Stanford. In 1968, he joined the faculty of Duke University where he remained until retiring in 2000. As a distinguished professor of botany and genetics, his research and his collaboration with other scientists brought advancements in specialized fields of plant genetics. The accolades bestowed upon him were numerous and impressive.

bill miller rsWilliam C. Miller Jr. 77, of Rodeo New Mexico, passed away in his sleep Friday July 6, 2018 at his residence near Rodeo, New Mexico.

Bill was born June 11, 1941, in Douglas Arizona to William and Adeline (Reid) Miller and grew up on his family's ranch. Working alongside his father he learned the family trade to become a cattleman.

John Henry Romines Jr., 84, a resident of Deming, NM entered eternal rest on Wednesday, July 11, 2018.

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

irene morales rsIrene Morales, 70, a resident of Santa Clara NM has passed on July 4, 2018.

She was born to Louis Montoya Sr. and Eva Gutierrez on June 11, 1948.

William Chesley Miller Jr. 77, longtime Rodeo resident passed away Friday July 6, 2018 at his home.

Services are pending.

Irena A. Anaya, 83, of Lordsburg passed away on Thursday, July 5, 2018 at Gila Regional Medical Center. 

Arrangements are pending with Baca's Funeral Chapels

art veeder rsArthur Kimball Veeder was born on November 29, 1917 in Denver, Colorado.

He was the eldest son of Paul Revere Veeder and Lura Bird (Kimball) Veeder.

Art graduated from the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colorado on May 1, 1942 and was inducted into the United States Army on May 2, 1942 as a Second Lieutenant. Art spent his military service during World War II in the Engineer Corps training soldiers to shoot, build pontoon bridges, install barbed wire and land mines. He was discharged in December 1943.

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