Benita Sanchez Zamora

September 11, 2013 • Obituaries


Zamora-ObitFuneral services for Benita Sanchez Zamora, 69, of Roswell, NM, will be at 2 p.m. Friday, September 13, 2013, at Church on the Move with Pastor Troy Smothermon officiating. Burial will follow at South Park Cemetery. Benita passed away Sunday, September 8, 2013.

Benita was born May 31, 1944, to Savino Sanchez Sr. and Blacita Mata Sanchez in Roswell, [auth] NM. She enjoyed going to church, cooking, also loved life and spending time with family.

Benita is survived by her children, Melinda Bueno and her husband, Eric; Lee R. Zamora and Shawn Zamora; her grandchildren: Ashley Bueno, Nicholas Bueno, Isaiah Zamora and Izabella Zamora; her sisters: Blacita Zamora, Belia Chaparro, Bertha Salinas, Nina Johnson and her husband, Ron, Anita Vermeulen, Gina Sanchez and her husband, Joe McInvale; her brothers, Savino Sanchez Jr. and his wife, Grace, Eliver Sanchez and his wife, Shirley; her aunt Nellie Reyes and her uncle Lupe Reyes.

Benita was preceded in death by her parents, Savino Sr. and Blacita Mata Sanchez; and her infant sister, Inez Sanchez.

Pallbearers will be Joaquin Vermeulen, Matt Sanchez, Philip “Fiat” Chaparro, Michael Sanchez Sr., Chris Salinas, and Rick Zamora.

Honorary pallbearers will be all her nieces and nephews.

Please take a moment to share your memories with the family in the online register book at

Services are under the direction of Anderson- Bethany Funeral Home and Crematory.

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