Adriana K. Araujo, 21, of Hobbs, passed away, Monday, Sept. 19, 2011, at her residence. Funeral services will be 11 a.m.
Friday, Sept. 23, 2011, at Dexter United Methodist Church in Dexter, N.M., with the Reverends Calvin Hill and Jim Bignell officiating. Interment will follow at Lake Arthur Cemetery.
Ms. Araujo was born on Feb. 26, 1990, in Roswell, N.M., to Carmen and [auth] Francine Troop Araujo. She graduated from Dexter High School in 2008, sang in the school choir and was a mentor her junior and senior year for the Big Brother, Big Sister Program. Adriana was attending New Mexico Junior College, loved to read, fish, go camping, listen to music, work sudoku puzzles and was an avid photographer. She was a member of Dexter United Methodist Church and was a member of CCYM. She was preceded in death by her father; grandmother, Frances Troop; and her grandfather, Albert Araujo Sr.
Survivors include her mother, Francine Araujo of Hobbs; sisters Frances Medrano of El Paso and Louisa Araujo of Arizona; brother Carlos Araujo of La Mesa, N.M.; grandmother Manuela Araujo of Hobbs; grandfather Adron J. Troop of Hobbs; aunts and uncles Sandra and Bill Randle of La Mesa, Albert and Vergie Araujo of Artesia, Anna Marie and Ralph Armijo of Hobbs, David Araujo of Albuquerque and Delia and Saustino Perez of Midland; and numerous cousins.
Memorials may be made to Sacramento Methodist Camp, PO Box 8, Sacramento, NM 88347.
Services are under the direction of Griffin Funeral Home.