Mountain View Cemetery
Deming, Luna County, New Mexico
Submitted by Dorothy Webb
Selected Epitaphs Part 4
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Abalos through Dymek Earhart through Myers Nabors through Zuniga  Selected Epitaphs
Acosta, Alfredo M. 3 July 1920 17 Jan 1996 Bottle of Coors beer, chili & cotton plants, tractor
Acosta, Lupe S. 9 Dec 1956 26 Dec 1999 Custom Ford pickup, "You drove Fords and ate Chevys" "Smokin’ Oldies"
Alonzo, Fedrico 2 Mar 1961 5 Oct 1994 Television set and tools, eagle
Arellano, John 29 Sep 1960 9 Sep 1997 Guitar
Arrey, Luis B. 1910 1970 Trumpet
Baeza, Manuel V. 22 Jan 1939 14 May 1999 Deer, trees, mountains
Baker, Margaret S. 24 Mar 1915 18 Feb 1997 Cow & calf, mountain, windmill & water tank
Baker, Fauline Phillips 2 Apr 1914 29 Nov 1947 Cook’s Peak and cabin her husband built for her.
Beck, Edward T., Jr. 15 Apr 1940 10 Oct 1999 Old wagon
Biebelle, Barbara Jane 2 Jun 1949 7 Aug 1969 Daughter of the America Revolution
Birchfield, W. P. 29 Jun 1900 4 May 1988 Calf roper, "Born and died on the KIL ranch."
Black, Mary Alice 20 Jan ???? 8 Mar 1988 Golfer & cat
Black, William Lloyd 21 Sep 1913 10 Dec 1993 Golfer & cat
Blackstock, Milton C. 11 Oct 1911 15 Mar 1976 18-wheeler tractor
Bloomquist, Marlene Celeste 6 Oct 1940 20 Jul 1997 Keyboard & musical notes
Brdecko, David W. 13 Apr 1953 20 Apr 1995 Sheep
Burr, Flora E. 3 Jun 1874 25 Jan 1959 Gold Star Mother
Byrd, Elaine R. 3 Mar 1937 1 Dec 1997 Deer, pine trees
Cain, Frank 5 Nov 1921 16 Jul 1995 Trowel, square & hammer. "The Artisans"
Calderwood, Wayne Arthur 25 Feb 1955 14 Oct 1977 Clouds
Camacho, Martin U. 20 Nov 1903 7 Aug1996 Dodgers baseball cap, bat & ball
Carr, Olive (Potter) 1875 1960 "I’ve got to love you a little bit."
Castillo, Connel J. 16 Jan 1967 27 Nov 1999 Banjo
Chisholm, Price 12 Nov 1976 1 Aug 1995 Drum set, motorcycle, mushroom
Collard, Raven Chevon 29 Sep 1980 4 Feb 1986 "Families are eternal"
Daub, Rueben E. 28 Oct 19212 4 Feb 1943 "Mother and Son" (with Electa Mullins)
Davis, Kermit Gerald "Rush" 18 Feb 1942 21 Feb 1995 "Gone to watch the pine trees grow." Cowboy and horse
Dickey, Margaret Charlene 1 Nov 1936 30 Jan 1996 Stack of books & apple. "She cared, therefore she taught."
Dirickson, April Dawn 15 Jan 1982 10 Apr 1995 Unicorn
Dirickson, Brent Edward 9 Oct 1987 10 Apr 1995 Power ranger
Dominguez, Alfredo L., Sr. 16 May 1929 2 Nov 2000  
Dunagen, "Kink" David J. 3 Feb 1914 21 Mar 1997 "Just restin’" Cowboy, horse & dog
England, Bill W. 1912 1994 Deer
Estrada, Beatrice T. 1935 1995 Oil lamp
Galindo, Pablo Echuga   1994 Windmill and cowboy on horseback
Gallosa, Pete M., Jr. 28 Feb 1953 7 Feb 1999 Deer, Dallas Cowboys football helmet
Geltrin, Lyndal A. 22 Sep 1927 8 Oct 1988 Private aircraft
Gilligan, Ted Carlos 25 Mar 1969 26 Aug 1999 Scuba diver, mountain scene
Good, Roy Cecil 5 May 1943 7 Apr 1990 "A real nature lover – love all Gods creations" Cowboy hat and boot
Gould, Roy E. "Jack" 11 May 1914 25 Nov 1992 Cowboy on horseback
Gray, Dallas Gale 1975 1992 Quail, pine tree
Griffin, Patricia Ann 29 Feb 1936 28 Dec 1999 Rocking chair
Hall, Bessie M. 11 Nov 1907 2 Jan 1998 Temple
Hall, James C. 3 May 1903 2 Dec 1983 Temple
Hanks, James Allen 30 Jan 1894 14 Oct 1958 "He is just away."
Hassman, Frederick "Corky" William 6 Oct 1951 19 Dec 1995 Tractor, windmill, water tank
Hatcher, Lewis Dalton 16 June 1905 2 June 1999 Cowboy & horse, brand
Hatcher, Willie Ballard 26 Feb 1918 16 Oct 2000 Brand, windmill, water tank
Hayes, David Ray 12 Jan 1975 5 Aug 1994 Basketball player
Hensley, Edward Dean, Lt. 1924 1945  
Herrera, Manuel, Jr. 11 Jan 1929 3 Jan 1999 "God loves cowboys" cowboy hat
Holguin, Eddie G. 1938 1987 Baseball bat, hat & ball
Huereque, Abelardo Rios 1922 1996 Deer, mountain scene
Hunter, Rev. John 29 Apr 1849 17 Jan 1929 "A minister of the gospel 40 years."
Hull, John Robert 7 Oct 1975 29 Jul 2000 Stack of pumpkins, plowed field, tractor
Inmon, Jack 20 Jan 1928 17 Dec 1993 Arrowheads, bulldog
Inmon, Gerrie 22 Apr 1925 7 Dec 1999 Arrowheads, bulldog
Irwin, Claude Bertram "Bert" 26 Jan 1931 8 Jun 1997 Brand, tractor, cotton bolls,mountain, phone lines
Jones, Arlie Leamon 20 Dec 1946 22 Nov 1999 Arrowheads, windmill and water tank
Jordan, Herman Wanzo 5 Feb 1951 30 Apr 1978 "The dreamers of the day are courageous men for they act their dreams with open eyes,
to make it possible.
Kitchens, Carl Edward 8 Sep 1952 4 Jan 1997 Cowboy hat, boots, cow & calf.
Kretek, Edward Bernard 12 Aug 19272 6 Apr 1997 Golf clubs, "Little buddy," cow & calf,  windmill & water tank.
Lewis, Willie M. 11 Aug 1915 18 Mar1991 Leaping trout
Lucero, Josephine S. "Chepa" 1908 1998  
Lucero, Narciso "Chicho" 1905 1994 Deer
Luera, Alvin R. 22 May 1956 7 Jun 1998 18-wheeler, electric guitar
Mackenzie, Caroline C. G. 1939 1990 Horse’s head
Mares, Arnulfo "Maestro" 1899 1987 Boots, hammer & tacks, needle & thread
Marrufo, Luis "Colonchi" 19 Aug 1929 16 Sep 1994 Pool cue & 8-ball
Martinez, Gilbert C. 21 Sep 1947 17 May 1996 Saddled riderless horse "Your strength and kindness is eternal."
Martinez, Sarah Jo 24 Feb 1980 6 May 1997 Drawing of a turtle "Turtle"
Mendoza, Francisco G. 25 Dec 1940 15 Jun 1995 Front loader, "Kiko"
Miller, Cressie Lee 1 Aug 1921 6 Oct 1998 Woman sewing, scissors & pin cushion
Miller, "Jack" Joel Newman 11 May 1919 9 Feb 1993 Grand piano
Miller, William M., Jr. 1924 1951 WW II POW, "He died many deaths before his own."
Milligan, Eva B. 28 Apr 1913 13 Feb 1996 Tractor and fence
Milo, Jesus F. 7 Aug 1924 23 Jul 1995 Santa Fe Railroad symbol
Molina, "Sonny" 30 Dec 1947 11 Jun 1995 Cowboy hat
Mooradian, Archie 16 Oct 1921 22 Nov 1997 Private aircraft
Mullins, Electa A. 9 Nov 1881 26 Jun 1930 "Mother and Son" (with Rueben Daub)
McCabe, Melba Lura 19 Dec 1903 24 Apr 1994 Stack of books and an apple
McClendon, Delphia A. 4 Apr 1896 29 Jan 1995 Spirit bear
Ochoa, Aurora G. 11 May 1921 2 Mar 1997 Ducks or geese
Ochoa, Gabe 24 Mar 1952 12 Dec 1991 Electric guitar
Orosco, Agueda R. 12 Feb 1914 30 Jan 1995 Flower
Orosco, Manuel J., Sr. 24 Dec 1902 14 Apr 1995 Santa Fe Railroad symbol
Ortiz, Richard M. "Richie" 10 Oct 1977 5 Jul 1998 Custom pickup, xylophone, flying saucer, alien standing behind a sound board, "D.J. Richi Rich," "Justified Sounds,"
 "Music out of this world."
Page, Beulah M. (Boots) 1921 1981 "She loved and was loved."
Palomarez, Benito, Sr. 11 Jul 1921 22 Feb 1994 Windmill
Pelayo, Lee Roy 29 Apr 1920 6 Jan 1994 Tractor
Pena, David J. 13 Sep 1961 4 Jul 1993 Deer, mountain scene
Penn, William L. "Bill" 17 Mar 1933 15 Jun 2000 Plowed field, tractor, cotton bolls, chili pods, man catching huge bass from a motor boat.
Pyle, Coot 1900 1939 "His life was devoted to school work and athletics."
Rodriguez, Andres C. 30 Nov 1941 11 May 1995 Boxing gloves
Rodriguez, Frank A. 1927 1945 "The cross is my anchor."
Ruiz, Dora Tafoya 3 Feb 1938 8 Oct 1998 Stove
Saenz, Gilbert Silva 30 Jul 1961 5 Apr 1994 Los Angles Police Department badge
Sainz, Maria Emma Baeza 6 Mar 1925 27 Dec 1999 Keyboard, musical notes, guitar
Scarbrough, Joe 13 Jun 1920 21 Jun 1996 Train engine
Scarbrough, Laura 1921 1989 Hummingbirds
Schafer Evelyn Rita 28 Apr 1913 5 Sep 1990 Pine cones
Schafer, William (Bill) 12 Sep 1910 10 Nov 1977 Pine cones
Sevedo, Lorenza M. 14 Mar 1931 19 Apr 1994 Geese or ducks
Sierra, Frankie Ernesto C. 23 Apr 1969 30 Jun 1997 Arrows & feathers
Smith, John T. 1916 1996 Stock car racer, # 91
Smith, Robert J. 14 Sep 1925 20 Jan 2000 Vertical drilling rig
Sprague, Roger W. "Bob" 18 Sep 1932 18 May 1997 Sailboat
Stavinoha, Engel M. 1910 1995  
Stavinoha, Robert C. 1901 1976  
Steinman, Martin Gene 17 Aug 1935 10 Sep 1997 Private aircraft, chili pods
Stevens, Harold "Steve" 1924 1966 "The touch of the master’s hand."
Suarez, Robert James 1 Feb 1989 25 Apr 1995 Toys, "Our Little Angel"
Tumlinson, Ressie 25 Mar 1923 22 Dec 1991  
Tumlinson, Preston 21 Feb 1920 12 Dec 1997  
Urenda, Juan R. 29 Mar 1919 11 Apr 1995 "Cowboy", riderless horse, windmill & water tank
Uzueta, Pedro F. 10 Oct 1928 30 Nov 1998 Fiddle
Valerde, Tom R. 7 Mar 1915 12 Jan 1995 Keyboard and musical notes
Velasco, Ruben J. 26 Feb 1938 20 Oct 1988 101st DIV, Airborne "He is the best."
Villegas, Salvador O. "Chava" 2 Feb 1945 16 Apr 1999 Two open-end wrenches, screw driver,  pliers, slow pitch pitcher & batter,  glove & soft ball, Chihuahua & German Shepard
Wamel, J. H. 1857 1923 "As a son, a brother and uncle, his words were kindness, his deeds were love, his spirit  humble, he rests above."
Warren, Kent Monroe 12 Mar 1954 9 Jun 2000 Windmill and water tank
White, William A. 1888 1961 "Goodnight sweetheart."
Whitlock, Betty Ruth 11 Jun 1925 8 Apr 1986 Mountain scene
Woolley, Fern Mae "Momu" 5 Jun 1906 1 Jun 1999 1957 Ford Thunderbird
Woolley, Robert R. "Bob" 6 Jul 1930 31 Jan 1989 1957 Ford Thunderbird
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