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Obituaries

Obituary notices.

Misael Mejia Guzman, 78, a resident of Deming, NM entered eternal rest on Sunday, August 4, 2019 at his residence. Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-546-0070.

Donna J. Rzasa, 81, a resident of Deming, NM entered eternal rest on Friday, August 2, 2019 at the BeeHive Homes of Deming. Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-546-0070.

venegasSocorro "Sookie" Venegas went to be with the Lord. She passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 31, 2019, at NM State Veterans Home in Truth or Consequences, NM surrounded by her family. Socorro was born in Santa Rita NM, on December 10, 1925 to Manuel Corral and Tomasita Corral, growing up Socorro helped with the family business, a fruteria selling candies and supplies. She went on to work for Kennecott for 35 years, Socorro was an amazing woman; she was loved by everyone who met her. She and Ernest “Ernie”, her husband of 70 years were married September 8, 1946. Together they bought the Hurley Bar and built it up to one of the most popular bars in Grant County.

Socorro Venegas, 93, a resident of Hurley, NM entered eternal rest Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at NM State Veterans Home in Truth or Consequences, NM. Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

olivas 02Raymond G. Olivas, 77, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Sunday, July 28, 2019 at Memorial Medical Center in Las Cruces, NM.  He was born December 25, 1941 in Santa Rita to Galdino Olivas and Cecilia Gomez Olivas. He is survived by one brother, Matias Olivas of Albuquerque; two sisters, Margaret Snoeberger of Albuquerque; Mary Altamirano of Artesia, CA; numerous nieces and nephews.

Adrian Feliciano Placencia, 38, a resident of Lordsburg, New Mexico passed away Sunday, July 28, 2019. A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, August 2, 2019 at Saint Josephs Catholic Church at 3:00 pm. Lordsburg Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, "Traditional Services and Care for your family and friends", 408 S. Main, Lordsburg, New Mexico 88045. Phone 575-542-9444.

castro 01Devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, our brightest beacon and most fiercest ally, our wisest counsel and family matriarch, Elvira Arredondo Castro was called to our Heavenly Father's side on July 26. She expired peacefully surrounded by loving family in her home in Silver City, the home she cherished and loved so deeply.

George Wesley Cox, 94, a residence of Animas, NM entered eternal rest on Sunday, July 28, 2019 at his residence. Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-546-0070.   

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