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  • Arville (Smokey) Lester

    December 20, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Our beloved son and brother, Arville (Smokey) Lester, passed away on December 15, 2016 in Riverside, California. He was born in Roswell. New Mexico on September 13, 1954 to Thurman Lester and Ernestine (Lester) Hamilton. Smokey was a resident of Riverside for...

  • Betty A. Arias

    December 20, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A rosary for Betty A. Arias, 83, will be at 12:30 p.m., Friday, December 23, 2016 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, with Funeral Mass to follow at 1 p.m. Fr. Charlie Martinez will be officiating. The family will be accepting visitation from 9 a.m. to 7...

  • Wanda Jean Hinton

    December 20, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Wanda Jean Hinton, 82, a native of Roosevelt County, and longtime resident of Roswell, passed away early Sunday morning, Dec. 18, 2016 in Portales. Memorial services will be scheduled to be held in Roswell at a later time. The family received guests at...

  • Joe R. Gomez Sr.

    December 20, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    If life were a song, then Joe R. Gomez Sr. lived it My Way (by Frank Sinatra), by putting others in his community first, always approaching everyone with a smile and a welcoming handshake. He desired to make his community better for his fellow residents as...

  • Danny Ray Vick

    December 20, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    No services are scheduled for Danny Ray Vick, 38, who passed away December 15, 2016 in Roswell, NM. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized...

  • Mark Brown

    December 20, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Mark Brown, age 44, of Roswell, who passed away Friday, December 16, 2016. A further announcement will be made once arrangements are finalized. Arrangements are under the personal care of LaGrone Funeral...

  • Deborah Jean Loudat 12-25-51 to 12-12-16

    December 20, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Deborah is presiding in death with her mother Peggy Leatherman, father James Leatherman and son Walter Schlager. Left to cherish her memory are her three brothers, John Leatherman and sister-In-law Niki, Tim and Kim Leatherman. Her daughter Tracy Nelson and...

  • Barbara Fulton

    December 20, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Barbara Fulton, age 88, passed into God’s hands on November 9th, 2016. Her most recent home was at Sunrise Memory Care in Katy, TX where her caregivers lovingly referred to her as their Welcoming Committee. We’re certain she’s continuing that role in...

  • Billy James Hendley

    December 20, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Billy James Hendley, age 57, of Roswell, passed away Friday December 16, 2016. Don’t grieve for me, for now I’m free, I’m following the path God laid for me. I took his hand when I heard his call, I turned my back and left it all. I could...

  • The best presents are given freely, not bought

    December 20, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Christmas brings out the best and worst of our way of life. Crass consumerism runs rampant this time of year, as if owning things equates to happiness. If that were the case, then why are there so many miserable rich people? Sure, it’s the season of giving,...