Obituary notices.

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.

Albert Simpson, 60, a resident of Bayard, NM entered eternal rest Monday, May 23, 2018 at his residence, surrounded by his family.

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

Florencio M. Garcia, 85, a resident of Bayard, NM entered eternal rest Monday, May 21, 2018 at Gila Regional Medical Center.

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

Laurence Eugene Patterson, 73, Deming resident passed away Sunday May 20, 2018 at Mesilla Valley Hospice in Las Cruces.

Services are pending.

joe chavez rsJoe Ramirez Chavez age 66, a fourth generation American, retired resident of Silver City, New Mexico went to the Lord Jesus Christ on May 18, 2018. He was surrounded by his family at the time of passing. Joe lived in Southern California prior to retirement.

Joe served his country proudly as a United States Marine and worked as Metal Fit Engineer in the aerospace industry. Most notably he worked for Rockwell International and worked on the Space Shuttle Main Engine.

Sgt. Thomas Dean Vitale, 50, a resident of Las Cruces, NM entered eternal rest on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at Mimbres Memorial Hospital.

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

Joe R. Chavez, 66, of Silver City passed away on Friday, May 18, 2018 surrounded by his family.

Services are pending with Baca's Funeral Chapels.

maxene carter rsMaxene Goins Carter went to be with her Lord and Savior and her beloved husband "Tex", with her family by her side on Monday May 14, 2018 at Artesia General Hospital in Artesia, New Mexico.

Maxene was born April 1, 1926 to Leonard and Minnie (Richardson) Goins in or around Hillsboro, NM area. She married her beloved cowboy, Charles A. Carter, better known as "Tex" in March of 1960. Maxene was loved by most anyone that came to know her, as she was a very sweet loving mother, mommo, and friend to many. She was a very God-fearing woman of the Episcopalian faith. Max as she was called, loved her family, children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren with all her heart.

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