Obituary notices.

Larry Ruff, 70, a resident of Deming, NM entered eternal rest on Monday, July 9, 2018 at Mimbres Memorial Hospital.

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Kathleen B. Hollis, 85, a resident of Deming, NM entered eternal rest on Sunday, July 8, 2018 at Willow Manor Assisted Living.

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William G. Shurbutt, 51, a resident of Deming, New Mexico eternal rest on Saturday, July 9, 2018 in Deming, NM.

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Richard Willis Gilmore, 94, a resident of Deming, NM entered eternal rest on Saturday, July 7, 2018 at his residence.

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helen jackson rsHelen Frances Pride Jackson - May 08, 1922 - July 02, 2018.

Helen was born in Deming, NM to Alonzo Martin Pride and Esther Martin Yates on May 08, 1922. She married John William (Bill) Jackson Jr. on October 11, 1941. They resided in Hurley, NM.

Helen was preceded in death by her husband, Bill, father, Alonzo Pride, mother, Esther Yates, brother, Martin Pride, son, Jim Reed, daughter, Maggie Jackson, and granddaughter Janine Bynum.

thompson richardRichard S. (“Dick”) Thompson, 69, passed away on July 1, 2018, at Fort Bayard Medical Center in Santa Clara, NM, after a two-year siege of brain cancer. He was born in Pomona, CA, on August 8, 1948, to Dorothy (Zern) and Rae Turner Thompson. He attended San Bernardino area schools, graduating from Pacific High School in 1966. He was awarded a full scholarship to Amherst College in Amherst, MA, graduating in 1973 with a major in English.

Irene Anaya, 83 of Lordsburg passed away July 5, 2018 at Gila Regional Medical Center.

Irene was born June 25, 1935 in Silver City to Ceferino and Maria (Lopez) Altuna. Irene was the baby in a family of 13 children, all but two have preceded her in death. She had retired from Southern Pacific Railroad as an administrative assistant and was an active member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. Irene will be missed by all who knew and loved her especially her sister, Mary, whom she enjoyed having her daily cup of coffee with.

Ivan Ray Lester, 90, passed away Wednesday July 4, 2018 at his home in Columbus.

Ivan was born July 13, 1927 to Dottie Grace and Avery Lester in Urbana, Illinois.

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