Obituary notices.

Wayne Manning, 95, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at Mesilla Valley Hospice in Las Cruces, NM.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

Joseph Noncross, 88, a resident of Deming, NM entered eternal rest on Friday, March 1, 2019 at his residence. Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-546-0070.

Michael Dickenson, 77, a resident of Deming, NM entered eternal rest on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at his residence. Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-546-0070.

Shawn Donahue, 48, a resident of Albuquerque, NM entered eternal rest on Sunday, March 3, 2019. Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-546-0070.

Robert L. Sheppard, 77, a resident of Deming, NM entered eternal rest on Monday, March 4, 2019 at his residence. Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-546-0070.

salasJerry Lawrence Valerio Salas, 53, a resident of Bayard, NM went to be with his loving parents and the Lord on February 28, 2019. He passed peacefully listening to his music and surrounded by his wife and kids---the things he loved most. Jerry was a lifelong resident of Grant County, born in Silver City on August 10, 1965. Jerry was the youngest son of Felix M. Salas and Lencha V. Salas. Jerry started dating Roxane in the Fall of 1982 and went to marry at the age of 20. They grew their family by three children, a son-in-law, and three grandchildren—Amber, Zach, Isaiah, Reynaldo Jr., Reynaldo III, Ziona, and Zabian. Jerry enjoyed spending time with family and friends, watching his Cowboys win or lose, playing with his grandchildren, fishing, being outdoors, and laughing with anyone who would enjoy his jokes. He worked as a delivery driver for Griffin’s Propane and loved each and every one of his customers.

escobar 04David Chavez Escobar, a resident of Santa Clara, NM entered eternal rest Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. He was born March 9, 1948 in Santa Rita, NM to Luis Escobar and Juanita Chavez Escobar. A Graveside service will take place on Monday, March 4 at 1pm at Fort Bayard National Cemetery with full military honors. Arrangements are with Terrazas Funeral Chapels “Trusted care for the ones you love” ~ 575-537-0777. To send condolences, visit www.terrazasfuneralchapel.com.

rodriguez 02Edward L. Rodriguez, 73, a resident of Santa Clara, NM entered eternal rest Saturday, February 23, 2019 at Hospitals of Providence Sierra campus in El Paso, TX. He was born December 14, 1946 in Santa Rita, NM to Eduardo S. Rodriguez and Natividad Lopez. He proudly served his country with the U.S. Army. He is survived by three sons, Dion Rodriguez of Silver City; Benjamin Rodriguez and wife Samantha of Canton, GA; Chris Allison of Santa Clara; four daughters, Deann Rodriguez and husband Joe of Bayard; Virginia Lynn Sanchez and husband Jeremy of Silver City; Corrina Maestas and husband Derek of Española, NM; Valerie Palomarez and husband Johnny of Vanadium; twenty-five grandchildren, Angela, Brandi, Ixyanna, Marisella, Christopher, Aaron, Joshua, Isabella, Zander, Zerak, Rion, Gabrielle, Ethan, Jubal, Johnny Jr., Matthew, Justin, Gabriel, Zackary, Jadyn, Candice, Alysha, Nanette, and Joseph; four great-greatgrandchildren, Ezekiel, Audrina, Ava, and Dylan; one brother, Jerry Rodriguez of Bayard; two sisters, Bernice Pacheco and husband Carlos of Bayard; Diana Quintero and husband Jorge of Scottsdale, AZ; numerous nieces and nephews.

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