Frances Garza Escamilla Solsberry

May 5, 2011 • Obituaries

Memorial services are scheduled for 7 p.m., Friday, May 6, 2011, at Tabernacle Baptist Church, for Frances Garza Escamilla Solsberry, who passed away on Monday, May 2, 2011, at the age of 84. Her passing was a blessing of kindness from our precious Lord and Savior Jesus Christ as He gave our mother peace and rest. Frances was born on June 4, 1926, in Coahuila, Mexico, to Baldomero Garza and Luisa Garza De La Garza, who preceded her in death. [auth] Also predeceasing her were her grandparents Zaragosa Fernandes and Jesus Ortiz Garza; her first and second husbands Jose Sierra Escamilla and Fred Solsberry; a son Frankie Escamilla; and a daughter, Regina Escamilla.

Frances is survived by her brother Baldomero Garza, of Eagle Pass, Texas; children, Rose Graham and husband Michael Graham, from Santa Fe, Jose Escamilla, from Los Angeles, Manuel Escamilla, Becky Escamilla and Corinna Webb, of Roswell, and Josie Fuller of Alamogordo; and also numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews, including her beloved niece, Maria Garza, many other relatives and friends who will never forget her love and kindness.

The family would like to thank all the staff at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center, Roswell Regional, Vista Care Hospice, Roswell Home Care Hospice, Brenda Casarez, Frontier Medical and Ballard Funeral Home for the wonder ful care given. Also the family would like to thank Pastor James Velazquez and Temple Baptist Church in Santa Fe for their prayers and support as well as Tabernacle Baptist Church for their prayer support throughout the years. Most of all we give glory and honor to our Lord Jesus Christ who our mother accepted as her personal Lord and Savior.

For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved. Romans 10:13. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory. An online registry can be accessed at

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