A rosary will be recited for Mart in Jimenez Tirado, 47, of Roswell on Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011, at 7 p.m. at Anderson Bethany Funeral Home. A funeral Mass will be celebrated, Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011, 10 a.m., at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, with Father Juan Gutierrez O.F. M. officiating.
Martin passed away, Friday, Jan. 21, 2011. He was born, August 22, 1964, to Agapito Jimenez and Concepcion Tirado Jimenez, in Tarimoro, Guanajuato, Mexico. He loved being outside at his ranch with animals, gardening, and growing plants. He would spend many hours watering his trees and being with his animals. He also enjoyed spending time with family and giving his nieces and nephews advice to stay in school, so that one day they would be rich. He has been a member of the Roswell community for the past 22 years, coming from Mexico City.
He was a loving man and will be missed dearly. Those left behind to cherish his memory are his mother, Concepcion Tirado Jimenez, of Roswell; five brothers: Jose Carmen Jimenez, of Roswell, Jose Jimenez, of Mexico City, Jose Refujio Jimenez, of Roswell, Jesus Jimenez, of Roswell, and Miguel Jimenez, of Roswell; two sisters: Maria Martinez, of Roswell and Graciela Balbino, of Tarimoro, Mexico; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father; a brother, Francisco Jimenez; and a nephew, Antonio Balbino. Pallbearers will be: Sergio Jimenez, Daniel Jimenez, Luis Jimenez, Miguel Martinez, Antonio Martinez, and Martin Zavala. Please take a moment to share your thoughts and memories with the family in the online register book at andersonbethany.com Services are under the direction of Anderson- Bethany Funeral Home and Crematory.