Obituary notices.

Margaret Pedraza , 85, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Saturday, May 26, 2018, at Fort Medical Center.

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

doc holladay rsDaniel LeRoy "Doc" Holladay, 56, of Silver City passed away on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at his residence.

Daniel was born on December 20, 1961 to James Daniel Holladay and Marvel Marlene Law in Leadville, Colorado. He enjoyed being in the mountains, fishing, camping, hunting and hiking. Daniel collected Bugs Bunny memorabilia and was known by his friends and family as "Doc" or "Hilly Billy Holladay."

James Preston Adams, 82, a resident of Deming, NM entered eternal rest on Sunday, May 20, 2018 at his residence.

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

florenciogarcia 01Florencio M. Garcia, affectionately known as "Lencho," 85, of Bayard, N.M., went to be with the Lord on May 21, 2018. He was surrounded and supported by his loving family during the last days of his life. Florencio was born on September 3, 1932, in Santa Rita N.M. to Miguel and Bruna Garcia. Florencio grew up in Bayard with 6 brothers and 3 sisters. He started working with Chino Mines Company in 1951 and 44 years later, retired in 1995. He served his country in the United States Army from 1953 -1955 and continued serving for 20 years in the Army Reserve.

albertsimpson 02Albert "Chief" Simpson, 60, of Bayard entered enteral rest on Wednesday May 23, 2018 at his home after a battle with cancer.

He was born April 26, 1958 in Farmington, NM to Thomas and Jane Simpson.

kathy koger rsKathy Ann Stone Koger, passed away Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at Gila Regional Medical Center after an extended illness.

She was born March 1944, in Silver City, New Mexico to Ouida LaMell Stone and late Brub Stone.

She was a graduate of Cobre High School and Western New Mexico University.

Kathy taught kindergarten and had a great love for children, especially her granddaughters.

Kathy A. Koger 74 of Silver City, NM, passed away Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at Gila Regional Medical Center.

Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, "Traditional Services and Care for your family and friends," 210 W. College Ave., Silver City, NM. Phone 575-388-1911.

Remembrances can be made at www.brightfuneral.net

William Thomas Larry III, 57, resident of Deming, passed away Friday May 18, 2018 at his home.

Bill was born October 22, 1960 in Brighton, Michigan to Jerry and Dorothy (Stromberg) Larry. He lived in Deming most of his life and was truck driver for some time but most recently was a handyman working several jobs in and around town. Bill also enjoyed working on cars and always had an interest in older model vehicles.

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