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Obituaries

Obituary notices.

Elizardo Piñon, 86, a resident of Lordsburg, NM entered eternal rest Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at Sierra Medical Center in El Paso, TX.

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

felix sandoval rsFelix Garcia Sandoval Jr., 62, a resident of Vanadium, NM entered eternal rest Thursday, January 4, 2018 at his residence.

He was born October 14, 1955 in Silver City, NM to Felix A. Sandoval and Florinda Garcia.

Felix was a great lover of music, excellent guitar player, DJ'd locally known as "DJ Koolkat".

He was very faithful to our God. He would send out daily scripture. He was very helpful to anyone in need.

Felix was a caring man, he loved his sons very much. He is survived by three sons, Felix Joshua Sandoval of Phoenix, AZ; Shaun Sandoval of Silver City; Jordan Gomez of Silver City; four grandchildren, Jeriah, Razeal, Ezra, and Ailee; two brothers, Thomas E. Sandoval (Rhonda) of Tucson, AZ; Alex M. Sandoval of Albuquerque, NM; two sisters, Corina S. Aguirre (Manuel) of Bayard; Gloria Sandoval of Fort Bayard. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Arthur Sandoval; two sisters, Sandra Ortiz and Syliva Pierce.

Visitation will be Wednesday, January 17 from 9-10 am at Our Lady of Fatima Church with the holy rosary to begin at 10 am. The funeral mass will follow at 10:30 am with Father Abraham Soliz officiating. Concluding service and interment will follow at Vanadium cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Felix Sandoval III, Shaun Sandoval, Thomas Sandoval, Sonny Aguirre, Alex Aguirre-Gonzales, Amanda Ortiz, and Alex Sandoval. Honorary pallbearers will the rest of his family and friends, extended family at FBMC, Hurley Bar and Sugar Shack.

Arrangements are with Terrazas Funeral Chapels "Trusted care for the ones you love" ~ 575-537-0777.

To send condolences, visit www.terrazasfuneralchapel.com.

Helen Madrid, 70, a resident of Bayard, NM entered eternal rest Saturday, January 13, 2018 at her residence.

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

Maurilio Hectór Hernandez, 70, Deming resident passed away Friday January 12, 2018 at his home.

Maurilio was born November 11, 1947 to Rafaela Dominguez and Francisco Hernandez Lozano in Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico. He married Lilia Piñon in July 6, 1968 in Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, Mexico and moved to Deming in the early 2000's coming from California.

He is survived by his wife, Lilia Hernandez of the home; two sons, Maurilio Hernandez Jr. of Philadelphia, PA, Hugo Adrian Hernandez of La Puente, CA; 2 daughters, Rosa (David) Shearer of Palmdale, CA and Sandra Little of New York, NY; three brothers, Jesus Hernandez of CA, David Hernandez of Las Vegas, NV and Francisco Hernandez of Deming; four sisters, Eliza Bellanger of Minnesota, Hortencia and Margarita Hernandez and Sara Torres all of California.

Maurilio was preceded in death by his parents, Francisco and Rafaela Hernandez.

Visitation will begin Thursday morning, January 18, 2018, at 10 o'clock at Baca's Funeral Chapel. A prayer vigil will begin at 12 noon led by Guillermina Macias. Cremation has been entrusted to Baca's Mimbres Crematory.

Sandra M Burt. 94 of Silver City, formerly of Lordsburg, passed away January 12, at of Silver City Care Center.

A graveside funeral service will be held at ten o'clock in the morning on Wednesday, January 17, 2017 at Shakespeare Cemetery in Lordsburg.

Sandra was born June 10, 1923 in Monte Rey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico and had been a longtime resident of Columbus before relocating to Lordsburg. She was a homemaker and will be missed all who knew her. Sandra is survived by her nephew, Benny Ramon of Deming. She was preceded in death by her husband Bill Burt; her son Billy Burt; and two sisters, Leonor Ramon and Maria Garcia.

Wesley Kent a resident of Deming, NM entered eternal rest on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at Del Sol Medical Center in El Paso, TX.

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

Sandra M. Burt, 94, formerly of Lordsburg passed away on Friday, January 12, 2018 at Silver City Care Center.

Entrusted to Baca's Funeral Chapels.

lenora wolfingtonLenora Jean Wolfington, 68, a resident of Santa Clara, NM entered eternal rest Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at Fort Bayard Medical Center.

She was born January 20, 1949 in Morton, TX to Fred Corn, and Velma Fikes. Lenora, or Jean as her family called her, was always laughing. She enjoyed life, even though life wasn't always good to her. Jean loved people, especially the elderly, so in her youth she became a live-in caregiver to women and couples. But after a few years, her own health made her unable to work. She never complained.

Learning to drive was an interesting adventure. When she would finally reach the clutch to change gears, she would not be able to see over the dashboard. As a young girl she couldn't say spaghetti. It always came out pasghetti. Her favorite candy growing up was peanut patties, and her favorite color was red. Aunts and uncles always called her "Little Jeanie".

John 3:16. For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten son, that whosoever believes in him shall not perish, but have everlasting life. This was one of Lenora's favorite passages. She loved the Lord and served Him by loving others. She and her sister in Oklahoma would often share their faith with each other.

Lenora Jean Wolfington was a wonderful daughter, sister, aunt, and friend, and will be dearly missed. But right now she is in heaven, laughing with Jesus.

Visitation will be Tuesday, January 16 from 9-10 am at The Church of Jesus Christ Latter-Day Saints with the funeral service to follow at 10 am with Bishop Randal Roth officiating. Concluding service and interment will follow at Hurley Cemetery being officiated by Bishop Randal Roth. The Dedicatory prayer at the grave will be recited by David Carter.
Arrangements are with Terrazas Funeral Chapels "Trusted care for the ones you love" ~ 575-537-0777.

To send condolences, visit www.terrazasfuneralchapel.com.

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