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Emmett Shirley Burns

September 1, 2011 • Obituaries • • Comments Off

Graveside services are scheduled for 3 p.m., Friday, Sept. 2, 2011, at South Park Cemetery, for Emmett Shirley Burns, 74, who passed away Monday, Aug. 29, 2011, in Littlefield, Texas. Military Services will be conducted by local Veterans Honor Guard. Garth Hyde of Vista Care will officiate. Emmett was born June 1, 1937, in Littlefield, [&hellip...

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Thomas Robert Ross

September 1, 2011 • Obituaries • • Comments Off

Thomas Robert “Bob” Ross passed away Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011, in Roswell, at the age of 94. Bob was born in Willow Okla., July 17, 1917, to Jesse Dee Ross and Lucy Kate Robertson Ross. He lived his early life in Texas with siblings, Troy, Mozelle (Allsup),...

Samuel Horton Jr.

September 1, 2011 • Obituaries • • Comments Off

Samuel “Sam” Horton Jr., 78, of Roswell, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center. He was born to Samuel R. Horton Sr. and Hazel Devoreau Horton, Dec. 29, 1932, in English Creek, N.J. He moved to Roswell 13 years ago from...

Elva J. Simmons

August 31, 2011 • Obituaries • • Comments Off

Elva J. Simmons passed away Monday, Aug. 29, 2011. She was born April 26, 1935, to Unie and Curtis Jones in Rusk, Texas. She married Richard V. Simmons on Dec. 12, 1957, in Fort Sumner. He preceded her in death on Jan. 3, 2003. She also was preceded in death...

Johnny Paul Scott Jr.

August 31, 2011 • Obituaries • • Comments Off

BLACKSBURG, S.C. — Johnny Paul Scott Jr., 32, of 1329 E. Cherokee St., passed away Sunday, Aug. 29, 2011, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. Born in Roswell, N.M., Mr. Scott was the son of the late Johnny Paul Scott Sr. and Gail Lee Cornmesser Shipman...

Lee Roy Rhodes

August 31, 2011 • Obituaries • • Comments Off

Memorial services are scheduled for 1:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011, at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel for Lee Roy Rhodes, 88, who passed away Monday, Aug. 29, 2011, at Sunset Villa Care Center. The Rev. Don Johnston will officiate. Lee was cremated according...

Ernest Judson Bennett

August 31, 2011 • Obituaries • • Comments Off

Ernest Judson (EJ or “Sandy”) Bennett, 91, a lifelong resident of Southeastern New Mexico, died Aug. 2, 2011, at his home in Roswell, because, as he said, he had “outlived his body.” Ernest was born in Tatum, on July 14, 1920, to Harmon H. and Anna...

Donald D. Miller

August 30, 2011 • Obituaries • • Comments Off

Funeral services are scheduled at 9 a.m., Friday, Sept. 2, 2011, at Berardinelli Family Funeral Home in Santa Fe, for Donald D. Miller, 83, who passed away on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center. Burial will follow at Santa Fe National...

Steven Lee Peck

August 30, 2011 • Obituaries • • Comments Off

Steven Lee Peck, 23, passed away unexpectedly Aug. 27, 2011, in Lubbock, Texas, with his father Lee and his family by his side. Steven will be greatly missed. His smiles and laughs will always be with us. Steven was born in Roswell, on Feb. 2, 1988, to his...

Jack K. Nichols

August 30, 2011 • Obituaries • • Comments Off

Services are scheduled for 10 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011 at LaGrone Funeral Chapel, for Jack K. Nichols, age 86, of Roswell, who passed away at his home, Aug. 28, 2011. The Rev. Ruth Fowler of Trinity United Methodist Church will conduct the service....