Miscellaneous Chaves County, New Mexico Obituaries - 2001

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Helen Hanson Robinson 
ALTOONA, Wis. — Memorial services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday, March 2, at St. Andrews Episcopal Church for Helen Hanson Robinson, 100, formerly of Roswell, who passed away Feb. 24, 2001, in Altoona, Wis., where she has been a resident since July 1999. Fr. Bob Williams of St. Andrews Episcopal Church will officiate. Private interment will be held at South Park Cemetery for the family prior to the Memorial Service.
Helen, known to family and friends as “Bill,” was born Dec. 29, 1900, in Ludington, Mich., to Charles R. and Anna Fyr Hanson.
She is preceded in death by her parents; one son, Richard H. Wille; one brother, Robert; four sisters, Maud, Mary, Emily and Esther; and also her beloved husband, Huber Field Robinson.
Survivors include her nieces and nephews, Robert Hanson of Kinnelon, N.J., Margaret (Hanson) Kotting of Stanwood, Mich., Thomas Hanson of Canyon Lake, Texas, Shirley (Marble) Grant of Albuquerque and Louise (Boyd) Duyfhuizen of Altoona. 
Also surviving are many great-nieces and great-nephews, including Bernard Duyfhuizen and his wife, Tricia, and great-great-niece, Katie, who were privileged to care for Bill during the last two years of her life. 
She is also survived by her many longtime Roswell friends.
April 25, 1945, she married Huber Field Robinson following a successful career as a clothing buyer for Saks Fifth Avenue in New York; Palm Beach, Fla.; and Detroit. During her career with Saks, she organized fashion shows, designed practical clothing for women to wear for factory work during the war and organized fundraisers for the war effort.
She was a member of St. Andrews Episcopal Church and was active for many years in Roswell community life, including the Sweet Adelines, community concert series, Service League of Chaves County, Chaves County Heart Association and St. Andrews Episcopal Alter Guild. She also organized local fashion shows and sold hundreds of pounds of her “Famous Fours” candy to benefit St. Andrews Episcopal Church.
Her warm and affectionate nature, sparkle, wit and love of life drew people to her, even in her final years. As one of her friends once said of her, “Those who knew her loved her, those who didn’t love her didn’t know her.”
Honorary pallbearers will be Joe Featherstone, Gen. Harry Blake and Dick Mulkey.
Memorials may be made to the Assurance Home, 1000 E. 18th St., Roswell, NM 88201 or St. Andrews Episcopal Foundation, P.O. Box 1495, Roswell, NM 88202.
Arrangements are under the direction of LaGrone Funeral Chapel.

Mollie Miller Baker
Graveside services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday, March 2, at South Park Cemetery for Mollie Baker, 90, who passed away Feb. 23 2001, at local nursing home. Michael Brunk of United Methodist Church will officiate.
Mollie was born Sept. 19, 1910, in Vancouver Island, Canada. Mollie was married to Judd O. Baker. He preceded her in death as well as both parents.
Thirty-five years ago, Mollie moved to Roswell from Washington D.C.
Survivors include her special friend and companion, Mavis Matchin.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Loretta’s Care Shelter at 2210 E. Pine Lodge Road, Roswell, or the Roswell Humane Society at 703 E. McGaffey St., Roswell.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Ballard Funeral Home.

Melvin Wayne Glenn
Services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, March 2, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Melvin Wayne Glenn, 67, of Alamogordo who passed away Monday, Feb. 26, 2001, in Las Cruces. The Rev. Troy Grant of Berrendo Baptist Church will officiate and interment will follow at South Park Cemetery.
Melvin was born Sept. 20, 1933, in Liberal, Kan., to Andrew and Velma Smith Glenn. He is preceded in death by his parents, and three brothers, Bill, Jerry and Kenneth Glenn.
He is survived by one son, Cliff Glenn of Roswell; one daughter, Lora Frost and her husband, Scott, of Pell City, Ala.; three brothers, Corky Glenn of Tatum, Don Glenn of Fort Collins, Colo., and Rex Glenn of Roswell; two sisters, Carolyn Taylor of Hobbs and Dolores Davis of Monument. 
He is also survived by four grandchildren, Nicole Glenn, Savannah Frost, William Frost and Jessi Glenn, and also a special friend and loving companion, Irene Whitehead.
Melvin grew up on a ranch with his family 35 miles east of Roswell and was active in 4-H and Junior Rodeos. He owned and operated Action Realty, ranched around Roswell for several years and was of the Baptist Faith. 
In 1975 he was named father of the year by the New Mexico Cattle Growers Association. He was past president of Ruidoso Sertoma Club.
Pallbearers will be Leisha Joiner, Gerald Joiner, Bob Wooley, Scott Frost, Eddie Ellis, Parks Whitehead, Monte Whitehead and Leroy Davis. 
Honorary pallbearers will be Otis Word and his many close friends.
Arrangements are under the direction of LaGrone Funeral Chapel.

J.C. Parker
Funeral services for J.C. Parker, 83, of Roswell will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, March 2, in the Anderson- Bethany Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Michael Duff, associate pastor of Faith Baptist Church in Artesia, officiating. Burial will follow at the Hagerman Cemetery. The family will be receiving friends from 6-9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home and after the services at 5003 S. Lea Ave.
J.C. was born in McAlester, Okla., Dec. 26, 1917, to Columbus and Lester Parker. He moved to Roswell 32 years ago from Las Vegas, Nev. He served in the Army during World War II. J.C. was a miner by trade and was retired.
J.C. is survived by his wife, Dorothy, of the home; two daughters, Linda Myer of Hillsboro, Ill., and Ronda Odell of Wylie, Texas; two brothers, Emmitt and J. B. Parker of Artesia; two granddaughters, Linda Lee Saathoff of Hillsboro and Robin Odell of Wylie three grandsons, Ryan Odell of Wylie and Jess and Bailey Saathoff of Hillsboro; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Ryan Odell, Bill Saathoff, Omer Lee Parker, Everett Smith, Richard Odell and Bucky Parent.
Services are under the direction of Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home and Crematory.

Ruth Miller 
Services are scheduled for 11 a.m., Saturday, March 3, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel, for Ruth Miller, 80, of Roswell, who passed away Feb. 26, 2001, at a local nursing home. Pastor D. E. Harrington of Beulah Seventh Day Adventist Church will conduct the service. Interment will follow at South Park Cemetery.
Ruth was born July 31, 1920, in Brooklyn, N.Y., to Lee and Eva Stevens Williamson.
She married Jadie Miller on Dec. 26, 1954, in Brooklyn. He preceded her in death.
Survivors include a nephew, James Williamson of Queens, N.Y.; nieces, Gloria Ford of Randolph, N.J., Joan Bell of Richmond, Va., Eleanor Brandon, Brooklyn, N.Y., Josephine Bamberg of Brooklyn, N.Y., Gail Williamson of Brooklyn, N.Y.; and a cousin Patricia Gardner of Austin, Texas. She is also survived by Margaret Collins, of Roswell, and other devoted friends.
She had been a Roswell resident for 33 years, and was a member of the Beulah Seventh Day Adventist Church. She had been a home health aide for 35 years.
Arrangements are under the direction of LaGrone Funeral Chapel.

Leila Ann Silva
Leila Ann Silva crossed over to be with our Lord on Feb. 23, 2001, in Chino, Calif. Leila was preceded in death by her grandfather, Valentine Silva Sr.
Leila was born in Fort Sumner and was raised in Clovis. She attended Gattis Jr. High and later received her GED. She graduated from cosmetology school and received a degree as a cosmetology teacher Leila was also a certified nurses aid. She worked at a local nursing home in 1995, where she was loved by all for her caring heart and her dedication to her job.
Leila is survived by two daughters, Tiffany, 16, and Ursula, 14; two sons, Adrian, 7 and Larry, 1; her parents, Gilbert and Jeanne Silva of Roswell; Mary and Sergio Alaman of Banning, Calif.; sisters, Renee Kenny Brew and husband Chris, Joannie Chavez, Susie Roe and husband Adam and Angel Gonzales and husband Daniel; two brothers, Eric Burrell and wife Roberta and George Velasquez and wife Rebecca; grand parents Mr. and Mrs. T.M. Roybal of Clovis and Mr. and Mrs. Richard Ryan of California; and God-parents, Valentine Silva Jr. and Angie Galaviz.
Services will be held at Church On the Move, 901 W. Brasher Rd. in Roswell, Saturday, March 3, 2001 at 3 p.m. Pastor Steve Ryssemus will officiate.

My Memories 
It may be anywhere at all when happy memories start.
Those memories of yesterday that so delight my heart. 
Those very special memories that time can not erase and in my heart they’ll always hold a very special place.

Frank Junior Core
No services are scheduled for Frank Junior Core, 85, of
Roswell, who passed away March 1, 2001, at LaVilla. Visitation will be at LaGrone Funeral Chapel, from 5 p.m. until 7:30 p.m., today, Friday, March 2, so relatives, golfing cronies and other well-wishers may bid him bon voyage.
Frank was born May 13, 1915, in Lone Rock, Wis., to George and Maude Core and survived the Depression with a frugal demeanor — thus, he would frown on any memorial contributions.
He married Ann Marie Snitzen on May 3, 1943 in Galveston, Texas. She preceded him in death in 1997, so he will rejoin her at the great 19th hole in the sky.
Survivors include a son, Robert Core from Roswell, and one brother, David Core from Milwaukee, Wis.
Mr. Core had served his country in the Wisconsin National Guard, Army Air Corps, and retired at Lieutenant Colonel in the U. S. Air Force after an illustrious career as a bombardier in World War II and intelligence officer during the Cold War, who delighted in jamming Soviet radar.
Arrangements are under the direction of LaGrone Funeral Chapel.

Edward Lee Petrowski
A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 3, in the Roswell Eagles Lodge at 4 p.m. for Edward Lee Petrowski, 59, of Roswell who passed away at his home Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2001.
Edward was born on May 1, 1941, in Milwaukee, Wis. to Herbert and Mary Petrowski. He moved to Roswell 29 years ago. He was a member of the Roswell Eagles Lodge.
Edward is survived by one daughter, Paula Kissell of Roswell; two sons, Robert Petrowski of Dallas, Texas and Chuck Petrowski; his mother, Mary Petrowski; a brother, Ted; and a sister, Jan, all of Wisconsin.
Cremation is under the direction of Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home and Crematory.
 
Toni Harris
FORT COLLINS, Colo. — A graveside service is scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 6, at South Park Cemetery for Toni Harris, 76, former resident of Roswell who passed away Feb. 28, 2001, in Fort Collins, Colo.
Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Monday, March 5, at Allnutt Funeral Service-Drake Road Chapel in Ft. Collins, with the Rev. Richard McDermott officiating.
Toni was born Jan. 2, 1925, in Lamesa, Texas, to Clyde Burkhart and Alma Strange Burkhart who preceded her in death.
Toni graduated from high school in 1943, in Lubbock, and was married to Lloyd Harris in Plainview, Texas, Nov. 27, 1947.
In 1988, she won the Realtor of the Year award for the state of New Mexico and had worked as a Realtor in Roswell since 1967. She had been a Realtor with Coldwell-Banker since 1993.
Toni is survived by her husband, Lloyd Harris, of Fort Collins; a son, Danny Harris of Atlanta; daughters, Sandi H. Carrigan of Fort Collins and Tonia Cunningham of Colorado Springs, Colo.; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Toni was a member of The First Christian Church, Beta Sigma Phi and The Women’s Counsel of Realtors.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Arthritis Association c/o Allnut Funeral Service, 650 W. Drake Road, Ft. Collins CO 80526.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Ballard Funeral Home.

Grace Huffman Cleek
AMARILLO — Grace Huffman Cleek, 94, of Amarillo died Friday March 2, 2001.
Memorial services were held Saturday, March 3, at Robison Chapel of the Plains, First Christian Church. Dr. Alan Lobaugh, senior minister, and Dr. John B. Bridwell, minister emeritus, officiated over the services.
Private family burial was held in Llano Cemetery.
Mrs. Cleek was born in Toledo, Ill. She moved to California at age 2, Elida at age 3 and to Roswell at age 5 where she graduated from Roswell High School in 1924. She also graduated from New Mexico State University.
She was a first year teacher at Camp School, 30 miles north of Roswell. The school had eight grades and eight students. She was later the first 1st grade teacher in Elida.
She moved to Amarillo in 1947. She began teaching at Saint Andrew’s Episcopal School in 1949, and taught there until her retirement in 1971.
She was a member of the First Christian Church.
She married Charles Tomas Cleek in 1931. he preceded her in death in 1983. 
She was also preceded in death by a son, Jimmy, in 1940; a daughter, Jean, in 1969; a daughter, Carol, in 1970; and a son, Tom, in 1973.
Survivors include one daughter, Janet Cleek Nimmo of Dallas; nine grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials be made to First Christian Church, 3001 Wolflin, Amarillo, TX 79109.
Arrangements are under the direction of Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors of Amarillo.

Valter Lott
A graveside service will be held at 2:30 p.m. today, March 4, at the New Hope Cemetery in south Roosevelt County near Highway for Valter Lott, 67, of Roswell who passed away Friday, March, 2, 2001, at the Tobosa group home where he was living.
Valter was born Aug. 23, 1933, in Highway to Naomi and G.C. Lott.
Mr. Lott grew up in Highway. In 1942, he moved with his family to Scipio, Okla. They returned to Roosevelt County in 1958, and lived north of Portales. Since 1966, he had lived in Roswell.
He was a willing worker, helping his parents with chores until their deaths. For several years in Roswell he worked for Sheltered Work Shop manufacturing Christmas bulbs.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Dewey Lott and Finis Lott; and by a sister, Laura Griffith.
Survivors include one brother, William Theo Lott of Wilwalkie, Ore.; two sisters, Lillie Bennett of Lubbock and Lois Tivis of Portales; and several nieces and nephews.
Arrangements are under the direction of Wheeler mortuary of Portales.

Margaret Mayhew 
LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Graveside services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 6, at Memory Lawn Memorial Park for Margaret Mayhew, 83, of Las Vegas, Nev., who passed away Feb. 28, 2001, at her home. Pastor Randy Elftman of the Central Church of the Nazarene will conduct the services.
Margaret was born in Nacodoches, Texas, May 21, 1918. Her family moved to Roswell in 1919, and she later graduated from Roswell High School in 1936. She moved to California in 1944.
She is survived by her husband, Frank Mayhew of the family home in Las Vegas, Nev.; two sons, Henry Mayhew and Allen Mayhew; one daughter, Nancy Weirmur; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren, all of California; and one sister, Gladys Tarwater and children, Bettye Lou Wooten, Patricia Fitz and Jim Tarwater, all of Roswell, Bill Tarwater of California and Missy McMinn of Roswell, Acie and Marilyn Cates of Amarillo, Robert and Anna Cates of Prescott, Ariz., and Marjorie and Ken Curry of Hillsboro, Texas. 
Margaret is preceded in death by her mother, Dulcie M. Smith; one sister, Vera F. Cates; and one brother, Allen W. Smith, all of Roswell.
Arrangements are under the direction of LaGrone Funeral Chapel.

Charles V. Grandjean
Memorial services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 6, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Charles V. Grandjean, 85 of Roswell who passed away Friday, March 2, 2001, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center. Father Larry Schrieber of St. Peter’s Catholic Church will conduct the services. Interment will be in the Santa Fe National Cemetery at a later date.
Charles was born Aug. 12, 1915, in San Marcial to Jules and Adele Bourguet Grandjean. They preceded him in death.
He married Catherine Baylor May 28, 1949, in Albuquerque. She survives him at the family home.
Other survivors include two daughters, Theresa Grandjean of Roswell and Laura Gutierrez of Santa Teresa; one sister, Elizabeth O’Neil of Albuquerque and three grandchildren.
Charles had been a Roswell resident for 50 years and was a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church. He had worked in retail as a manager in sporting goods and was employed by Sears. He was a member of the BPOE Elks and the Fraternal Order of Eagles. He served his country in the U.S. Coast Guard.
Memorials can be made to The Roswell Humane Society, 701 E. McGaffey St., Roswell, NM.
Arrangements are under the direction of LaGrone Funeral Chapel.

Ila Martine Arnold
Ila Martine Arnold, wife of Charles Arnold who preceded her in death two years ago, died March 2, 2001, at the age of 87.
She was born in Mount Pleasant, Texas, in 1913, and was a dedicated elementary teacher for 35 years. They lived at their residence at 1506 S. Kansas Ave., for 37 years. She was a dedicated and loving wife, mother and grandmother.
She is survived by her daughter, Donna and her husband, Don; and three grandchildren, Debbie Paldowic and husband, Bruce, of Mission Viejo, Calif. and great-grandchild Ashley, Jan Wygocki and her husband, Jim, of Roswell and great-grandchild Jaime, and John Fields and wife, Myrna, of Plano, Texas, and great-grandchildren, Sydney, Ryan and Sean; and her only sister, Frances L. Chandler.
She is also survived by one step-daughter, Sarah Patterson and grandchild LeAnn; and step-son, Steven Arnold and wife, Gloria, and grandchildren Erica and Erin.
She will be laid to rest beside her beloved husband, Charles Wilcox Arnold, in the South Park Cemetery at 3 p.m., today, March 6.
Visitation will be today from 8 a.m. until time of service.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Ballard Funeral Home.

Mildred M. Quinn 
LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. — Mildred M. Quinn, of Lake Havasu City, Ariz., died peacefully Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2001, at Lake Hills Inn. She joined her beloved husband, William J. Quinn, whom we lost in 1989, and they will be separated no more. Mildred and “Quinnie” were longtime residents of Lake Havasu City, having moved there in 1969 from Wayne N.J.
Surviving are her daughter, Leonora C. Morrell of Lake Havasu City; sons, William P. Quinn and daughter-in-law, Kathleen Quinn, of Albuquerque and Richard P. Quinn and daughter in-law, Eudell Quinn, of Roswell; grandchildren, Dallas Marshall of Nebraska, Garrett Quinn of New Hampshire, Kimberly Perez and Tracy Luna, both of New Mexico; and three great-grandchildren.
Mildred was a devoted wife, wonderful mother and good friend. She will be greatly missed.
A memorial service was held at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 1, in the Chapel at Lake Hills Inn, 2781 Osborn Drive, Lake Havasu City.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation in the hopes of finding a cure for this horrible disease.

Daniel ‘Dan’ Saunders
Services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 7, at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints for Dan Saunders, 81, of Roswell who passed away March 3, 2001, at a local nursing home. Sterling Bues of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints will officiate. Eulogy will be provided by President Keith Heine. Interment will follow at South Park Cemetery.
Dan was born March 28, 1919, in Haydenville, Ohio, to John and Mabel Hutchins Saunders. His parents preceded him in death, as well as a son, Terry Lemont Saunders and a granddaughter, Josie Saunders.
He married Susan Bartley May 13, 1946, in Paris, Texas. She survives him at the family home.
Other survivors include a son, Daniel Timothy Saunders and his wife, Debbie, of Rockbridge, Ohio; three daughters, Danna Burmeister and husband, Ed, of Manor, Pa., Margaret Roach and her husband, Alan, of Olmsted Falls, Ohio, and Kathy Cikotte and her husband, Thomas, of Berlin Heights, Ohio; 15 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.
Mr. Saunders retired from the U.S. Air Force after 24 years as a tech sergeant. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and was a member of the American Legion.
Arrangements are under the direction of LaGrone Funeral Chapel.

Danny Ace Turner
Danny Ace Turner, 44, passed away Monday, Feb. 26, 2001, at Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center.
Mr. Turner was born March 27, 1956, in Roswell to Don Turner and Grace Harris. He was married in Fort Worth in 1974 to Jimmie Henson.
Danny is survived by his wife, Jimmie; his son, Jason and wife, Veronica, of Arlington, Texas; daughters, Jessica Turner and her special friend, Luiz Ramirez of Arlington and Sabrina Turner and her special friend, Mikel Ward of Alamogordo; grandson, Thomas Jay Turner of Arlington; sisters, Gena Sisneros and husband, Joe, Karen Little and husband, Richard; brother, Michael Turner; mother-in-law, Janie Dennis; sister-in-law, Glenda Turner; grandmothers, Mary Harris and Zora Turner; godson, Kyle Haynie; and goddaughter, Alisha Haynie.
Danny was preceded in death by his mother and father, Don Turner and Grace Harris; his grandfathers, Henry Harris and William Ace Turner; and his brother, Donald Turner.
Cremation has taken place and services were held at 3 p.m. Friday, March 2 at St. John’s Episcopal Church with Fr. Scott officiating.

Lance Michael Eaker
Memorial services for Lance Michael Eaker, 20, of Hobbs will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 10 at 6115 N. Atkinson Ave., with the Rev. Randy Reeves, pastor of Washington Avenue Baptist Church officiating.
Lance was born in Artesia June 16, 1980, to James Eaker Jr. and Reta Briscoe. He had lived in Hobbs for the past 18 years.
Lance is survived by his mother, Reta Briscoe of the home; father, James and his wife, Jeanie, of Roswell; one brother, Roman Eaker of Roswell; four sisters, Shelly Briscoe, Natasha and Kacie Eaker of Roswell, and Summer Ice of Gordonville, Texas; grandparents, John and Jo Briscoe of Artesia and James and Oleta Eaker of Roswell; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
One brother, Brandon Eaker, preceded him in death.
Cremation is under the direction of Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home and Crematory.

Linzie Craig
Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Linzie Craig, 76, of Roswell who passed away March 6, 2001, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center.
A complete announcement will be made when arrangements are finalized.

O.L. Garretson
FARMINGTON — O.L. Garretson, formerly of Roswell, 89, passed away March 6, 2001, in Farmington. He was born Feb. 24, 1912, on the family farm near Salem, Iowa. 
He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Erma; a son, John and daughter, Susan Gattis, both of Mission Viejo, Calif.; a son, Don, of Mission, Kan.; a brother, Keith, and a sister, Doris Garretson, both of Mt. Pleasant, Iowa; eight grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Sumner and Florence White Garretson of Salem and Mt. Pleasant, Iowa; brothers, Wayne and Wendell; sister, Wilma; son, Leon; grandson, Cory, and; two great-grandsons, Michel and Zackery.
Visitation will be today, March 8, from 3 to 7 p.m. at the La Quey Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, March 9, at the First Presbyterian Church in Farmington with co-pastors Dr. Frank and Tura Hayes officiating.
Mr. Garretson will be taken to the Beatty Funeral Home in Mt. Pleasant for services at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 13, with burial to follow at the Salem Cemetery.
The family has requested contributions be made to San Juan College Rotary Scholarship fund, 4601 College Blvd., Farmington, NM 87402, or to a charity of your choice.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of La Quey Funeral Home in Farmington.

Harold ‘Nicky‘ Bryden Bishop
A Rosary will be recited at the Ballard Chapel, Friday, March 9, at 8 p.m. for Harold “Nicky” Bryden Bishop, 65, who passed away March 5 at his home. The Rosary will be conducted by George and Cathy Del Nobile.
Graveside services will be held at the South Park Cemetery at 8 a.m., Saturday, March 10.
Nicky was born June 20, 1935, in Bangor, Maine, to Phillip Raymond Bishop and Helen Roslyn Gallagher Bishop. Both his parents preceded him in death, as did two brothers, John and Phillip Bishop, and three sisters, Carol Niedorowski, Ellen Butchart and Margaret Mauzy.
Nicky grew up in Bangor, Maine and graduated from the University of Maine. He was a teacher until his retirement. After moving to Roswell five years ago, he became a member of St. Peter Catholic Church.
Nicky was a wonderful uncle who was held special in the hearts of his nieces and nephews and he will be dearly missed.
His survivors include two sons, Doug Campbell of Cape Cod, Mass., and Harold Campbell of Oklahoma City, Okla.; daughter, Julie Mathews, of Bangor, Maine; his sister, Mary Ann Hickman and brother-in-law, John of Roswell; nieces and nephews, Dr. Daniel Hickman, his wife, Marcie, and their three children of Pensacola, Fla., Tommy Hickman, his wife, Tanya, and their four children of Sanger, Texas, Phillip Hickman, his wife, Diana and their daughter, of Mesa, Ariz., and Freddie Romero his wife, Lori and their three children of Roswell.
Pallbearers will be Tommy Hickman, Daniel Hickman, Phil Hickman, Freddie Romero and John Hickman. Honorary pallbearers will be Fred Romero and Donald Annis of Bangor.
Family will receive friends at 1011 Buena Vista, Roswell, the home of John and Mary Ann Hickman the sister of Nicky, from 3 p.m. through 5 p.m., Saturday. All of Nicky’s friends are welcome.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Ballard Funeral Home.

Maye H. Schoolcraft
Funeral services for Maye H. Schoolcraft, 87, who passed away March 4, 2001 in Albuquerque, will be held at Terpening and Son Chapel in Artesia at 10 a.m., Saturday, March 10. The Rev. J.B. Craft Jr. will officiate and interment will follow at Twin Oaks Memorial Park.
Maye was born July 10, 1913, near Snyder, Okla., to Charles Hickman and Ella (Driscoll) Hickman. 
She moved to New Mexico in 1933 and to Artesia in 1954. She was a retired case worker for New Mexico Department of Human Services and formerly taught school in Torrance, Eddy and Mora Counties.
Maye married Jess P. Schoolcraft on May 26, 1946, in Carlsbad. He preceded her in death, as did a son, Dwain Porter.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church and the Artesia Hospital Auxiliary and AARP. After her retirement she did volunteer work and tended her vegetable and flower gardens.
Maye is survived by: one son, John T. Hickman Jr. and wife, Mary Ann, of Roswell; one daughter, Sandra Browne and husband, Graham, of Albuquerque; six grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; and one sister-in-law, Strasa Davis of Chicago.
Memorial contributions may be made in her name to the New Mexico Boys’ and Girls’ Ranch at 6209 Hendrix N.E., Albuquerque, NM 87110.


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