Funeral services are scheduled for 10a.m., Tuesday, May 31, 2011, at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel, for Manuel De Jesus Salamanca, 76, who passed away Friday, May 27, 2011, at his home.
David Perez, of Salon del Reino de los Testigos de Jehova, will officiate. Burial will follow in South Park Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday, May 29, 2011, from 12 to 5 p.m., and Monday, May 30, 2011, from 3 to 7 pm at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel. Manuel was born Feb. 28, 1935, to Felipe and Maria Arcorcha Salamanca in Santa Barbara, Chihuahua, Mexico.
They preceded him in death. Manuel was a member of Salon del Reino de los Testigos de Jehova. He is survived by his wife Maria de la Luz Salamanca; his daughter Elizabeth Zavala and her husband Santiago, of Roswell; his five grandchildren, Manuel Zavala, Damian Zavala, Gamaliel Zavala, Santiago Zavala Jr. and Morayma Zavala.
Pallbearers will be Santiago Zavala, Manuel Zavala, Aaron Chico, Christian Chico, Mark Salazar and Manuel Chico. He was loved dearly by his family and friends and will be greatly missed. Fue muy querido por su familia y amistades y lo vamos a extranar mucho. Arrangements have been entrusted to Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory. An online registry can be accessed at ballardfuneralhome. com.