James McKibben

November 25, 2012 • ObituariesComments (0)

James Edward McKibben, known as “James Ed” to his friends and family, passed away on Monday, Nov. 19, 2012, at age 73. James Ed was born and raised in Corona, but had been a resident of Roswell for over 40 years. James Ed was born Aug. 19, 1939, in Corona to Herman and Lee McKibben. [&hellip...

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Cresencio Jaramillo

November 25, 2012 • ObituariesComments (0)

CITRUS HEIGHTS, Calif. — Cresencio Jaramillo, known to everyone as “CRES” of Citrus Heights, Calif., passed away Nov. 20, 2012. He was born in Roswell, N.M., Oct. 20, 1931, to Andrea and Faustino Jaramillo, who preceded him in death. He was...

James Matheny

November 25, 2012 • ObituariesComments (0)

After a grace-filled life of music and creativity, James Edward (Jim) Matheny passed peacefully from this life on Nov. 4, 2012. Born at home in Oklahoma City on Sept. 5, 1932, to Jesse Wilson Matheny and Naomi Laverna Doty, he announced his passion for music...

Vonyy Sanchez

November 24, 2012 • ObituariesComments (0)

Services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory for Vonyy Gloria Sanchez, 21, who passed away Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, in Roswell. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized...

Betty Jean Finley

November 24, 2012 • ObituariesComments (0)

Funeral services will be held for Betty Finley, 70, of Roswell, at 1 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, at Bethel Baptist Church with Pastor Lamar Morin, of Bloomfield officiating. Betty went home to her Lord and Savior on Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012. Known to many as...

Modean Stone

November 24, 2012 • ObituariesComments (0)

Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m., Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Modean Stone, 85, of Roswell, who passed away on Nov. 21, 2012. Interment will follow at South Park Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Bill Bird, Earl Haas, Jason...

Sophie Montoya

November 24, 2012 • ObituariesComments (0)

Sophie Montoya, of Roswell, went home to be with our Lord on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2012, at 5:50 a.m., prepared and at peace. Sophie was born on March 30, 1914, in Mazapil, Zacatecas, Mexico to Mariano Flores Sr. and Ventura Ramirez. The eldest daughter of 13...

Tommye Lou Allen

November 23, 2012 • ObituariesComments (0)

AUSTIN, TEXAS — Tommye Lou Allen passed away peacefully on Nov. 15, 2012. Born in Mexia, Texas, on March 19, 1933, Tommye was the daughter of Lynette Rogers Brown, of Mexia, and Marion F. “Bomber” Brown, of Corsicana, Texas. She spent her early...

Bonnie Fay Daly

November 22, 2012 • ObituariesComments (0)

A funeral service is scheduled for 2 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, at Ballard Chapel for Bonnie Fay Daly, 90, who passed away Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012, at Lovelace Regional Hospital. Pastor Mike Sudduth of West Alameda Church of Christ will officiate. Burial...

Bill Wiggins

November 22, 2012 • ObituariesComments (0)

A memorial tribute for Bill Wiggins will be held at the Roswell Museum and Art Center on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, at 11 a.m. Arrangements have been entrusted to Ballard Funeral Home & Crematory. An online registry can be accessed at