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Obituaries

Obituary notices.

Erlinda Duran Marin, 92, a resident of Hurley, NM entered eternal rest Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at Fort Bayard Medical Center.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

goadJC Goad, long-time resident of Silver City, fell asleep in death on October 15, 2019. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Shirley, daughters Rena (Luc) and Carolyn (Alan), all of Silver City. His last days were spent at home with his family at his side. He anticipated seeing family and friends in the coming Resurrection.

Raised in west Texas and southern New Mexico, JC served on tour in the US Army where he learned refrigeration mechanics. He lived and worked in El Paso before moving his family to Silver City, where he operated Jay’s Refrigeration for several decades. JC was one of Jehovah’s Witnesses and served as an elder in the local congregation for many years. Between his faith and his work, JC’s outgoing friendliness endeared him to all who knew him. JC had many hobbies and pastimes in life, including visiting Alaska to fish for salmon, hunting in the Caballos, hiking and camping in the Gila Wilderness, building and flying remote controlled planes, learning about geology and dinosaurs, gardening, and four-wheeling where he could.

lindaLinda Delk Cox, 71, of Hanover passed away at home surrounded by her family on October 18, 2019.

Linda was born on September 3, 1948, to Forrest Russel Delk and Gertrude Marion (Twiss) Delk in Santa Rita, NM.  As a child, Linda grew up on the family ranch below the Kneeling Nun.  The family remained in the area and she graduated from Cobre High School in 1966.  After graduation, she attended NMSU in Las Cruces, NM, and received her associate's degree in Secretarial Administration in 1968.  While attending college she worked at the NMSU campus police department and entomology department.  She met Harlie Cox at a dance at the airport hanger in Deming, NM and was married on August 7, 1971.  They settled in Quemado, NM but later relocated to live and work on the 2C Ranch in Grant County prior to taking a position at the Nan Ranch along the Mimbres River.  Harlie soon became the ranch manager and he and Linda worked together there for the next 40 years. Linda’s life revolved around ranching, gardening, and most importantly, family, always thinking of others before herself.

William Grant Roberts, 89, a resident of Glenwood, NM entered eternal rest Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at his residence.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

gonzalez 02Guillermo “Willi” M. Gonzalez, 81, a resident of Bayard, NM entered eternal rest Saturday, October 19, 2019 at University Medical Center in El Paso, TX. He was born May 22, 1938 in Chihuahua, Mexico to Guillermo P. and Carmen Martinez Gonzalez. Mr. Gonzalez proudly served his country with the U.S. Navy.

reyes 03Carmen Romelia Reyes, 84, a resident of Santa Clara, NM entered eternal rest Saturday, October 19, 2019 at her residence surrounded by her family. She was born February 6, 1935 in Galeana, Mexico to Cirilio Jimenez and Adela Piñon Acosta. She was a dedicated mother of nine and beloved wife of 56 years. She was a dedicated kitchen volunteer at the Santa Clara Senior Citizens during her active years. She will be remembered by her beauty and many talents in cooking, baking, crocheting, seamstress, and singing. She was an avid reader; loved to do puzzles, watch her favorite movies and most of all enjoyed her time with her family. She had a heart of gold that went out and touched her children, grandchildren, and all her many close friends and friends she considered family. She will be dearly missed by all who loved her.

Eusevio T. Serna, 80, a former resident of Pinos Altos, NM entered eternal rest Saturday, October 19, 2019 at his daughter’s residence in Flagstaff, AZ.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

Carmen J. Reyes, 84, a resident of Santa Clara, NM entered eternal rest Saturday, October 19, 2019 at her residence surrounded by her family.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

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