Obituary notices.

Minnie S. Grizzell, 98, entered eternal rest Sunday, April 28, 2019 at Santa Clara Assisted Living in Santa Clara, NM.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

Keith A. Oelkers, 81, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Friday, April 26, 2019 at Silver City Care Center.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

greemanPatrick Edwin Greeman, 68, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Tuesday, April 23, 2019. He was born December 31, 1950 in Alamosa, CO to Gerald B. and Buelah Hutchinson Greeman. Patrick proudly served his country with the U.S. Army Special Forces. Family, cattle, hunting, and grandson stuff were Pat’s biggest loves in life. As a professional class fact bender, he was able to talk at great lengths about many subjects. Pointless confrontation with his loved ones was his main source of entertainment. He always found the best in everyone he encountered, personally and professionally. He was proud of his military service as a Green Beret and his country, and was intensely patriotic to the end of his life. He is survived by his wife, Kathi Greeman of the family home; one son, Ty Greeman and wife Michelle of San Angelo, TX; three grandchildren; three brothers, Walter Greeman and wife Jocelyn of Tishomingo, OK; Gerald Greeman of Indio, CA; Michael Dee Greeman of Alamosa, CO; one sister, Barbara Gean Wallendorff and husband Robert of Phoenix, AZ; numerous nieces and nephews and great nieces and great nephews.

Patrick Edwin Greeman, 68, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Tuesday, April 23, 2019. A Memorial service will be celebrated on Monday, April 29, 2019 at 1pm at Terrazas Funeral Chapels being officiated by family. A full obit will appear on Saturday’s paper. Arrangements are with Terrazas Funeral Chapels and Crematory “Trusted care for the ones you love” ~ 575-537-0777. To send condolences, visit www.terrazasfuneralchapel.com.

Nora Inez Vasquez Ponce, 34, entered eternal rest on Monday, April 22, 2019 in Santa Rosa, NM. Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-546-0070.

arias 02Arthur Barragan Arias, 87, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Monday, April 22, 2019 at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born October 29, 1931 in Santa Rita, NM to Arthur Arias Sr. and Lasara Provencio Arias. He is survived by his wife, Maria Ramos Arias of the family home; two sons, Frank Arias and wife Sylvia of Bayard; Robert Arias of Bayard; four daughters, Sylvia Arias of Orosi, CA; Lorraine Estrada and husband Christopher of Visalia, CA; Jean Muñoz of Mesa, AZ; Evelyn Hernandez of Tijuana, Mex; seven grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren; two great great-grandchildren; one brother, Alex Provencio and wife Toni of Silver City; four sisters, Sally Provencio of Los Lunas; Lily Rodriguez and husband Joe of Bullhead City, AZ; Maria Arzaga and husband Alvino of Silver City; Margie Dominguez and companion Jose Rodrigo-Villegas. He was preceded in death by his parents, one son, Charlie Arias.

10Raymond Edward Phipps, 96, entered eternal rest on Thursday April 18 at Silver Care Center. A Fellowship Gathering will be held at the Bright Funeral Home Fellowship Hall beginning at 5:00 pm., on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 join us. A Celebration of Life Service will follow at Bright Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday April 30th at 6:00 PM with Reverend Joseph Gros, of Calvary Chapel officiating. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Bright Funeral Home. A private Inurnment will take place at The Houston National Cemetery, in Houston, Texas with his wife Jean, who preceded him in death.

Raymond was born August 28, 1922 in Newark, New Jersey to Walter Phipps and Caroline Frederickson. In 1944 he married the love of his life, Jean Adams. He is survived by his son Robert, and daughter in law Lorraine, of Silver City, and son Gary and daughter in law Susan of Missouri City, Texas. He is also survived by grandchildren Kristen, Brian, Michael, Susan, and Meredith, as well as 7 great grandchildren.

Dwayne Pearce, 76, a resident of Rodeo, NM entered eternal rest Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at Fort Bayard Medical Center.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

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