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Jannie Taylor

February 9, 2011 • ObituariesComments Off

Services are scheduled for 10 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 12, 2011, at First Christian Church for Jannie Lois Pennington Taylor, 91, who passed away Feb. 7, 2011. The Rev. Tim Arlet of First Christian Church and Richard Grisham of Bethel Baptist Church will officiate, with interment to follow in South Park Cemetery. Friends may pay their [&hellip...

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Gerrit de Graaf

February 9, 2011 • ObituariesComments Off

Gerrit de Graaf, 82, of Ransom Canyon, Texas, went to meet his Lord and Savior on Feb. 7, 2011. He was born on June 18, 1928, in Leiderdorp, the Netherlands, and immigrated to California in 1948. Anna Mae was 14 years old and told her girlfriend about the...

Sylvester Douglas Purcell

February 9, 2011 • ObituariesComments Off

Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011, at Ballard Chapel for Sylvester Purcell, 89, who passed away in his home on Friday, Feb. 4, 2011. The Rev. Leo Pennington of Midway Baptist will officiate. Roswell Veterans Honor Guard will...

Rev. Emanuel M. Norfor

February 9, 2011 • ObituariesComments Off

The Rev. Emanuel M. Norfor, senior pastor and founder of New Life Apostolic Church, died unexpectedly on Friday, Feb. 4, 2011. The Rev. Norfor, has been a resident of Roswell for almost 32 years. He was born Aug. 5, 1950, in Phoenix, the third eldest son of...

Paul Victor Woodruff

February 8, 2011 • ObituariesComments Off

Graveside services are scheduled for 11 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011, at South Park Cemetery for Paul Victor Woodruff, loving husband, father, grandfather, uncle and friend who peacefully passed away at Mission Arch Care Center on Friday, Feb. 4, 2011....

John Henry Gibson

February 8, 2011 • ObituariesComments Off

John was born in Fort Sumner on Nov. 22, 1947, to Dorothy and Mauro Gibson. He attended Roswell High School and college at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales. He was a sergeant first class in the U.S. Army and served in Vietnam from 1969 to 1972,...

Monica Renee Marquez

February 8, 2011 • ObituariesComments Off

Services for Monica Renee Marquez, 42, of Roswell, will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011, at Church on The Move with pastor Troy Smothermon officiating. Burial will follow at South Park Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.,...

Savannah Guevara

February 8, 2011 • ObituariesComments Off

Savannah Nichole Guevara, of Lubbock, departed this life on Friday, Feb. 4, 2011, at the age of 20. She was born Aug. 23, 1990, in Lubbock. She attended school at Roosevelt, and then her family moved to Roswell, where she graduated from Dexter High School....

Sal Saavedra

February 6, 2011 • ObituariesComments Off

On Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011, there was an omission in the obituary section regarding the demise of my grandson, Sal Saavedra. Omitted were his three sisters, Delia Serna, Sheila Serna and Christy Ramon; his great-grandmother, Estella Ortiz; his greataunt, Jeanie...

Martha Emerick (Marty)

February 6, 2011 • ObituariesComments Off

A private family service will be held at a later date for Martha Emerick (Marty), 53, who finished her long valiant battle with cancer and passed peacefully at home, with her family by her side, on Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011. She will be sorely missed by all who...