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  • Jean Marie Ries Robinson July 1931 – March 2017

    May 13, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Jean Marie Ries Robinson, age 85, passed away on March 2, 2017, at her home in Albuquerque, New Mexico, after an extended battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Prior to moving to Albuquerque in 2009, Jean had resided in Roswell for approximately 40 years. Jean...

  • Adolfo Castrillo

    May 13, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Adolfo Castrillo passed away Friday, May 12, 2017. Services are under the direction of Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home and Crematory...

  • Lavonne Slavens

    May 13, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Lavonne Slavens, age 92, of Roswell, NM, who passed away Friday, May 12, 2017. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized. Arrangements are under the personal care of LaGrone...

  • Ignacio (Nacho) Ramirez

    May 13, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Ignacio (Nacho) Ramirez found his peace and claimed his wings on May 5, 2017 at the Alexander Cohen Hospice House. Nacho was 58 years old and born in Roswell, New Mexico to Chona Aguilar and Ignacio Leaton, whom both have preceded him in death. He is also...

  • Theo Vance Adams

    May 13, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Theo Vance Adams, age 82, passed away Wednesday, May 10, 2017. He was born in Memphis, TN on March 24, 1935, to Theodore and Leta Adams. He was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Virginia Blanch Thompson (Freckles) who preceded him on 4/14/2012. He...

  • Neva Leveta Firestone/Collins

    May 13, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Neva Leveta Firestone/Collins was born April 15, 1933. She passed away at 84 years old. She has nine children; Nanete, Terry Kendall, Pumpken Romero (deceased), Steven Reynolds (deceased), Goldy Larson, Tina Jay, Nancy Salazar, Gregory Scott Reynolds, Wendy...

  • Things my mother always told me …

    May 13, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

    My mother always told me, “When you wash your hands in the sink, the dirt is supposed to wash down the drain, not be wiped on the towel.” My mother generally told me this in an agitated voice, obviously upset because the hand towel by the sink was covered...

  • WalkForHope1

    Never lose sight of hope

    May 12, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Above: Cancer survivors, family members and others show their support at the annual Walk for Hope event Friday night at the Cielo Grande Recreation Area, 1612 W. College Blvd. Since it began in 2010, Walk for Hope has raised money for residents of Chaves...

  • Peggy Linell Stokes

    May 12, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Peggy Linell Stokes, 94, passed away at a hospital in Abilene, Texas on May 4, 2017. Local arrangements are being handled by Piersall Funeral Directors, 733 Butternut Street. Peggy Linell Stokes was born in Artesia, New Mexico in 1922, but spent most of her...

  • Larry Paul McClure

    May 12, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Larry Paul McClure was born March 2, 1951 and passed away on April 5, 2017 in Albuquerque, NM. Larry was preceded in death by his mother, Ona McClure, father, Robert Sr., two brothers, Robert Lee Jr. and James Orville McClure, one sister, Faye Silvers, and a...