A rosary is scheduled for 6 P.M., Monday, February 17, 2014 at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel for Porfirio Jimenez who passed away Thursday, February 13, 2014 in Artesia. Per Porfirio’s wishes cremation will follow. Porfirio will lie in state on Monday, February 17, 2014 from 8:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel.
Porfirio was born on September 7, 1940 in Durango, Mexico to Maria Elena Jimenez. He was preceded in death by his sons Lorenzo and Juanito and his grandchildren Salvador, Ma’Elena and April and his brother Pedro Muñoz.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife Juana Jimenez of Artesia, New Mexico, his mother Maria Elena Jimenez, brother Feliciano Muñoz of Durango, Mexico, his sons and daughters; Porfirio Jimenez Jr. of Roswell, New Mexico, Guadalupe Jimenez and his wife Amalia of Artesia, New Mexico, Olga and Isaias Rivero of Artesia, New Mexico, Ofelia Muñoz of Odessa, Texas, Felipe Jimenez of Roswell, New Mexico, Silvia and Jose Amaya of Artesia, New Mexico, Cecilia Jimenez of Artesia, New Mexico, Margarito and Reene Jimenez of Midland, Texas, and 30 grandchildren and 30 great grandchildren.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory. An online registry can be accessed at www.ballardfuneralhome.com