Obituary notices.

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.

Alfredo Moreno, 75, a resident of Las Cruces, NM entered eternal rest Thursday, May 17, 2018 at Mesilla Valley Hospice in Las Cruces, NM.

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

Ronald H. Ensley, 76, resident of Deming entered eternal rest Thursday May 10, 2018 at his home.

Kathryn L. Leth, 68, Deming resident passed away Sunday May 13, 2018 at University Medical Center in El Paso, Texas. As per her request cremation will take place at Baca’s Mimbres Crematory.

mary johnson rsMary Louise Johnson, 87, former resident of Deming passed away Saturday May 12, 2018 in Rio Rancho, New Mexico.

Mary Louise was born March 26, 1931 in Hurley, New Mexico to Royal Jacob and Mary Agnes (Ashmore) Hudson. She came to Deming with her husband in 1958 and worked in the bookkeeping department with the Deming Public Schools until her retirement. Most recently she has lived in Albuquerque. Her family will miss her dearly and remember her as being a wonderful wife and mother.

amada ancheita rsamada ancheita 2 rsAmada Escarcega Anchieta, 89, longtime Deming resident passed away Sunday May 13, 2018 at Mimbres Memorial Hospital.

Amada was born October 20, 1928 to Inez Vasquez and Jose Escarcega in Santa Barbara, Chihuahua, Mexico.  She came to Deming in 1975 from Cd. Juarez and made Deming her home.  Amada loved to cook and enjoyed the unity of her family. Her favorite pastime was to sit outside and feel free spirited and she also enjoyed traveling to any destination. She was a communicant of Saint Ann's Catholic Church and will be remembered for the love she shared with her family and the homemade cooked meals she prepared.

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