La Luz Community Cemetery
20 J. J. Henry Street
La Luz, Otero County, New Mexico
Compiled by Marcena Thompson
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Apodaca       Jesusita    Conteras                        28 Feb 1910      14 Aug 1990    Wife of Isidoro Apodaca
Bates         William     Leslie     WW2                  11 Sep 1922      4 Apr 2001     Son of Leslie Thomas & Carrie Serena Schrier Bates, 
                                                                                          married 21 Apr 1920 Grant Co., NM
                                                                                          Husband of Maudean McCracken Bates, married 18 Sep 1950
Blankenship   Edith       Delia      McGee                10 Aug 1904      24 Jul 1990    Wife of Tom Harris Blankenship
Blankenship   Tom         Harris                          5 Jul 1901       22 Mar 1986    Husband of Edith Delia McGee Blankenship
Blankenship   Jack        David                           8 Feb 1934       24 Mar 2004    Son of Tom Harris & Edith Delia McGee Blankenship
Blankenship   Karrie      Anne                            15 Sep 1977      22 Dec 1997    Daughter of Harris & June (?) Blankenship
Blankenship   Syble       Collene    Phelps               12 Mar 1940      7 Oct 1998     Daughter of L. S. & Maggie Roman Phelps
                                                                                          Wife of Jack Blankenship
Bonnell       Ann         Inez       McCracken            6 Mar 1921       5 Oct 1986     Daughter of William Manson & Mary Ann Wright McCracken
                                                                                          Wife of James M. Bonnell
Bonnell       James       M.                              22 Jul 1915      3 Oct 1993     Son of Frank Melvin & Lulu Mae Hitchcock Bonnell, 
                                                                                          married 11 Sep 1909 Wright Co., MO
                                                                                          Husband of Ann Inez McCracken Bonnell
Bradford      Emma        Trujillo   Ochoa                20 Nov 1915      3 Mar 1993     Wife of Roy E. Bradford
Bradford      Myrtle                                      15 Sep 1909      29 Sep 1968    Wife of Roy E. Bradford
Bradford      Raymond     E.                              28 Sep 1955      18 Nov 1990    Son of Roy E. & Emma Trujillo Ochoa Bradford
Bradford      Roy         E.                              27 Nov 1903      1 Mar 1983     Husband of Myrtle Bradford
                                                                                          Husband of Emma Trujillo Ochoa Bradford
Braziel       Annie       F.         Quick                21 Jul 1917      6 Sep 1992     Daughter of Alexander & Mar Izilla Daugherty Quick, 
                                                                                           married 1 Apr 1906 Otero Co., NM
                                                                                          Wife of Carl W. Braziel
Braziel       Carl        W.                              15 May 1919      10 Mar 2003    Son of Levi Morgan & Rachel May Campbell Braziel
                                                                                          Husband of Annie F. Quick Braziel
Braziel       Levi        Morgan                          27 Jan 1893      18 Oct 1987    Husband of Rachel May Campbell Braziel, married 4 Apr 1914
Braziel       Rachel      May        Campbell             10 Apr 1889      9 Jan 1964     Wife of Levi Morgan Braziel, married 4 Apr 1914
Brindle       George      D.                              24 Sep 1907      16 Jan 1990
Brindle       Virginia    D.                              21 Dec 1914      18 Jul 1988
Burns         Edmund      L.                              25 Aug 1922      8 Mar 1994     Husband of Loretta H. Spang Burns
Burns         Loretta     H.                              11 Sep 1921      15 Feb 2002    Daughter of George & Blanche (?) Spang
                                                                                          Wife of Edmund L. Burns
Cabbage       Frank       Leon                            23 Jun 1896      14 Oct 1986    Son of William Thomas & Lucinda Wilmina Reed Cabbage, 
                                                                                          married 21 Oct 1875 Guthrie Co IA
Cabbage       Grace       J.         Johnson              29 Jul 1906      16 May 1993    Daughter of William E. & Cora Ellen Hanks Johnson
                                                                                          Wife of Frank Leon Cabbage, married 4 Sep 1928 Cacade Co., MT
Cabbage       Harmon      Arnold                          17 Apr 1893      3 Aug 1968     Son of William Thomas & Lucinda Wilmina Reed Cabbage, 
                                                                                          married 21 Oct 1875 Guthrie Co IA
                                                                                          Never married.  Brother of Frank Leon Cabbage
Casteel       Rosella                                     16 Apr 1895      28 Jul 1991
Cejka         Ida         Elenore    Ellis       Morrison 29 Oct 1909      1 Jul 1995     Daughter of Edward R. & Bessie J. McDowell Ellis
                                                                                          Wife of William Alva Morrison
                                                                                          Wife of Louis Cejka
Cejka         Louis                                       8 May 1898       23 Jul 1973    Husband of Ida Elenore Ellis Morrison Cejka
Coomes        James       Arthur                          7 Feb 1873       20 May 1961    Son of Cebert F. & Briget Larkin Coomes, married Knox Co., IL
                                                                                          Husband of Arnetta Morgan Coomes, married 1905 KS
Daniels       Virgil      H.                              10 Feb 1929      26 Dec 1987    Husband of Beatrice Faye (?) Daniels
Davis         Francis     H.                              11 Jun 1916      10 Jul 1982    Son of Bodie D. & Nellie (?) Davis
                                                                                          Husband of Vera E. Bonnell Davis
Davis         Vera        E.         Bonnell              25 Jun 1913      16 Sep 1998    Daughter of Frank Melvin & Lulu Mae Hitchcock Bonnell, 
                                                                                          married 11 Sep 1909 Wright Co., MO
                                                                                          Wife of Francis H. Davis
DeWolf        Mary        Ellen      Christenson          8 Jan 1933       4 Mar 2001     Daughter of Clarence Gilbert & Irah Hunnicutt Christenson
Ellis         John        Dennis                          22 Aug 1953      15 Aug 1995    Son of J. D. & Marien (?) Ellis
                                                                                          Never married
Eudy          Ronald      David      USAF                 17 Mar 1952      1988 May       Son of Curtis LaVon & Dois Ara Ray Eudy, married Houston Co., AL
                                                                                          Husband of Barbara Jean Rainey Eudy, 
                                                                                          married 21 Feb 1975 Otero Co., NM
Falls         Eunice      Eula       (?)         Harvey   29 Sep 1906      1972 Dec
Fite          William     Hanson                          3 Jul 1901       16 Dec 1987    Husbnd of Eunice V. (?) Fite
France        Jeffie      Lee        Gray                 10 Aug 1915      14 Mar 2002    Daughter of Ralph & Effie (?) Gray
                                                                                          Wife of H. Jerome France, married 4 Aug 1934/1939
France        H.          Jerome                          25 Jan 1911      2 Feb 1999     Son of Harry & Cora Bowman France
                                                                                          Husband of Jeffie Lee Gray France, marrie 4 Aug 1934/1939
Franklin      Pauline     E.                              12 Oct 1923      23 Feb 2004
Franks        Ernest      Gamers                          10 Jan 1911      1962 Dec
Gillette      Edward      Eugene                                           196X Nov       Son of Edward H. W. & (?) Gillette
Gillette      Edward      H.         W.          USArmy   11 Jun 1926      4 Jan 2003     Husband of Ellen Louise Brke Gillette
                                                                                          Husband of Mary (?) Gillette
                                                                                          Husband of Barbara (?) Gillette
Gillette      Ellen       Louise     Burke       USArmy   16 Apr 1924      1 May 1961     Daughter of Ray & (?) Burke
                                                                                          Wife of (?) Spiegel
                                                                                          Wife of Edward H. W. Gillette
Gillette      Eugene      E.                              15 Sep 1965      26 Jul 2004    Son of Edward H. W. Barbara (?) Gillette
                                                                                          Never married
Green         Mary        Agnes      Letha       Lewis    3 Jan 1900       15 Apr 1984    Daughter of David Wesley & Sophronia Parker Lewis, 
                                                                                          married 19 Aug 1896 Lincoln Co., NM
                                                                                          Wife of George Gilbert Green
Green         Jackie      (?)                             4 Oct 1906       28 Sep 1975
Harris        Lucy        Lee        McCleskey            25 Apr 1889      1980 Jul       Daughter of Green Spencer & Martha Jane Rhodes McCleskey, 
                                                                                          married 1885 Coryell Co., TX
                                                                                          Wife of Walter Ray Harris, married 31 Mar 1909 Otero Co., NM
                                                                                          Unmarked Grave
Harris        Marie       A.         Burns       Procter  16 Oct 1944      18 May 1995    Daughter of Edmund L. & Lorette H. Spang Burns
                                                                                          Wife of Jerry F. Harris
                                                                                          Wife of (?) Procter
Harris        Walter      Ray                             5 Nov 1886       25 Feb 1987    Husband of Lucy Lee McCleskey Harris, 
                                                                                          married 31 Mar 1909 Otero Co., NM
                                                                                          Unmarked Grave
Henry         Mary        Lou        Street               4 Sep 1892       28 Aug 1960    Daughter of (?) & (?) Street
Henry         Connie      C.                              1902             17 Dec 1957    Son of James J. & Nannie Dell Danley Henry
                                                                                          Husband of Geneva Rosson Henry
Henry         Geneva      R.         Rosson               7 Jun 1908       1988 Feb       Daughter of John thomas & Verlena Elizabeth Sexton Rosson
                                                                                          Wife of Connie C. Henry
Henry         James       J.                              2 Dec 1876       1972 Feb       Husband of Nannie Dell Danley Henry
                                                                                          Husband of Verlena Elizabeth Sexton Rosson Henry
Henry         Verlena     Elizabeth  Sexton      Rosson   15 Apr 1886      27 Mar 1971    Wife of John Thomas Rosson
                                                                                          Wife of James J. Henry, married Aug 1931
Henry         William     H.                              1873             24 Dec 1943
Hunt          Everett     Adly       USNR                 29 Jul 1903      27 Dec 1969    Son of Mr. & Ola (?) Hunt
                                                                                          Never married. Brother of Herman Foster Hunt
Hunt          Herman      Foster                          8 May 1912       1983 Nov       Son of Mr. & Ola (?) Hunt
                                                                                          Never married. Brother of Everett Adly Hunt
Jones         D.          Jack                            22 Aug 1929      25 Mar 1996    Son of Herbert Durward & Maye Alyne Sorrell Jones
Jones         Herbert     Durward                         24 Nov 1908      1985 Jan       Husband of Maye Alyne Sorrell Jones
Jones         Maye        Alyne      Sorrell              3 May 1910       16 Dec 1986    Daughter of Rufus Elbert & Lillian Grace Harris Sorrell, 
                                                                                          married 26 Nov 1904 Ellis Co., TX
                                                                                          Wife of Herbert Durward Jones
Lewis         Harvey      Albert     Thomas               27 May 1897      9 Feb 1993     Son of David Wesley & Sophronia Parker Lewis, married NM
                                                                                          Husband of Sarah Eva Green Lewis
Lewis         David       Franklin                        16 May 1907      1981 May       Son of David Wesley & Sophronia Parker Lewis, 
                                                                                          married 19 Aug 1896 Lincoln Co., NM
Lewis         David       Wesley                          6 Feb 1871       1959           Son of George Washington & Mary Elizabeth McPeeters, 
                                                                                          married 6 Apr 1858
                                                                                          Husband of Sophronia Parker Lewis, 
                                                                                          married 19 Aug 1896 Lincoln Co., NM
Lewis         Arah        Eva        Green                27 Aug 1899      10 Dec 1991    Wife of Harvey Albert Thomas Lewis
Lewis         Sophronia   Parker                          31 Mar 1875      7 May 1957     Daughter of Robert Washington & Deida Miers Smart Parker, 
                                                                                          married 1871 Lampasa Co., TX
                                                                                          Wife of David Wesley Lewis, married 19 Aug 1896 Lincoln Co., NM
Melton        Monore      L.         USAF                 17 Nov 1931      20 Mar 1999    Husband of Carol (?) Melton
Merritt       James       A.                              15 Nov 1926      9 Jan 1990     Husband of Mirla (?) Merritt
Morgan        Bill                                        15 Mar 1904      25 May 1993
Morrison      Lloyd       Charles    USArmy               29 Jun 1931      29 Aug 2002    Son of William Alva & Ida Elenore Ellis Morrison
                                                                                          Husband of Geraldine (?) Morrison
Morrison      William     Alva                            31 Dec 1907      13 Mar 1976    Husband of Ida Elenore Ellis Morrison
McCleskey     Henry       Manning                         26 Apr 1897      16 Jul 1969    Son of Green Spencer & Martha Jane Rhodes McCleskey, 
                                                                                          married 1885 Coryell Co., TX
                                                                                          Never married
McCracken     Shirley     E.         Henderson   Thurman  13 Jan 1926      12 Jan 1989    Wife of Mr. Thurman
                                                                                          Wife of Wilson D. McCracken
McCracken     Wilson      Don                             13 Mar 1924      5 Jun 1997     Son of William Manson & Mary Ann Wright McCracken
                                                                                          Husband of Shirley E. Henderson
McWilliams    Floyd       W.         USArmy               4 Jul 1919       4 Oct 1997     Husband of Marjorie Casteel McWilliams, married 2 Aug 1941
McWilliams    Jackie      Lee        Miller               13 Nov 1958      28 Feb 1997    Daughter of Chuck & (?) Miller
                                                                                          Wife of Thomas Wayne McWilliams, married 1 Apr 1988
McWilliams    Thomas      Wayne                           4 Jul 1943       28 Oct 2003    Son of Floyd A./W. & Marjorie Casteel McWilliams, 
                                                                                          married 2 Aug 1941
                                                                                          Husband of Jackie Lee Miller McWilliams, married 1 Apr 1988
Nowell        Sybil                                       23 Feb 1920      25 Mar 1983
Ogden         Anna Louise Schueltz   Van Winkle  Anderson 13 Jun 1912      30 Mar 1993    Daughter of Frank & Nellie V. (?) Schueltz
                                                                                          Wife of Earl Van Winkle, married 15 Jul 1931 Otero Co., NM
                                                                                          Wife of Derrel Anderson, married 6 May 1946 
                                                                                          Lic. not returned Otero Co., NM
                                                                                          Wife of Dennis Bernard Ogden, married 9 May 1952 Otero Co., NM
Ogden         Dennis      Bernard                         19 Aug 1907      17 Jul 1974    Son of Dennis William & Sara Jane Cohen Ogden, married IN
                                                                                          Husband of Anna Louise Sccheultz Van Winkle Anderson Ogden, 
                                                                                          married 9 May 1952 Otero Co., NM
Osborne       Kenneth     Dean       USArmy               9 May 1925       16 Apr 2000    Son of Raymond Ernest & Alberta Bell Allen Osborne, 
                                                                                          married 22 Apr 1923 Morris Co., KS
                                                                                          Husband of Thelma Edel Smith Osburne
Osborne       Thelma      Edel       Smith                15 Nov 1920      29 May 2002    Wife of Kenneth Dean Osborne
Payne         Alvin                                       28 Sep 1900      8 Mar 1961     Son of William Elijah & Mary Martin Payne, 
                                                                                          married 10 Dec 1878 Palo Pinto Co., TX
                                                                                          Husband of Grace Wood Payne, married 22 May 1931 Otero Co., NM
Payne         Edward                                      1 Oct 1879       12 May 1959    Son of William Elijah & Mary Martin Payne, 
                                                                                          married 10 Dec 1878 Palo Pinto Co., TX
                                                                                          Husband of Lethe Etta Parker Payne
Payne         Ira                                         8 May 1931       1983 Sep       Son of Edward & Letha Etta Parker Payne
Payne         Lethe       Etta       Parker               3 Jun 1882       18 Aug 1971    Daughter of Robert Washington & Dieda Miers Smart Parker
                                                                                          Wife of Edward Payne
Potter        Babarba     M.                              5 Nov 1908       21 Mar 1997    Wife of Jerome T. Potter, married 6 Jan 1931
Potter        Jerome      T.                              27 Nov 1908      4 Jan 1992     Husband of Barbara M. (?) Potter, married 6 Jan 1931
Proctor       Edmund      L.                              3 Feb 1964       3 Apr 2004
Proctor       June        Topping                         1893-1967
Quick         Alexander                                   7 Aug 1880       5 Oct 1952     Son of Edward & Sarah Frances Boone Quick
                                                                                          Husband of Mary Lzilla Daugherty Quick, 
                                                                                          married 1 Apr 1906 Otero Co., NM
Quick         Marcus      Jason                           14 Dec 1909      10 Sep 1990    Son of Alexander & Mary Izilla Daugherty Quick, 
                                                                                          married 1 Apr 1906 Otero Co., NM
                                                                                          Husband of Ola J. Braziel Quick, married 16 Jun 1934 Otero Co., NM
                                                                                          Unmarked Grave
Quick         Mary        Izilla     Daugherty            24 Nov 1878      15 Jun 1969    Daughter of Newton Jasper & Mary Louise Gardner Daugherty, 
                                                                                          married 6 Aug 1874
                                                                                          Wife of Alexander Quick, married 1 Apr 1906 Otero Co., NM
Quick         Ralph       Benton                          20 Sep 1941      26 Jan 1945    Son of Marcus Jason & ola J. Braziel Quick, 
                                                                                          married 16 Jun 1934 Otero Co., NM
Ragan         B.          J.                              22 Jun 1922      4 Oct 2000     Son of J. J. & Vergie Mae Attaway Ragan
                                                                                          Husband of Juanita Davis Ragan, married 5 Sep 1947 Chaves Co., NM
Randall       Ginger      Wright     Knight               7 Sep 1926       13 Jan 1981    Daughter of Ruben & (?) Knight
                                                                                          Wife of Loyd Randall
Rehbein       Linda       Elizabeth                       24 Feb 1976      6 Apr 1979     Daughter of John & Jean L./G. Bowles Rehbein
Rodman        Owen        Ellisworth                      7 Aug 1963       9 Aug 1963     Son of Robert & Verna (?) Rodman
Salazar       Fred                                        31 Mar 1941      17 Jan 1989    Husband of Gloria (?) Salazar
Sammons       Emma        W.                              19 Mar 1900      9 Jan 1975     Wife of Lloyd Benjamin Sammons
Sammons       Lloyd       Benjamin                        17 Apr 1907      30 Dec 1968    Husband of Emma W.(?) Sammons
Sexton        Barbara     Diane                           6 Jun 1958       12 Dec 1998    Daughter of Berlon & Natalie Ochoa Sexton
                                                                                          Wife of (?) Walker
Sexton        Gary        P.                              15 Nov 1954      24 Aug 1998    Son of Berlon & Natalie Ochoa Sexton
                                                                                          Never married
Shriver       Jack                                        20 Oct 1909      9 Oct 1978     Husband of Lillie Belle Southerland Shriver
Shriver       Lillie      Belle      Southerland          19 Jan 1914      19 Apr 1994    Wife of Jack Shriver
Sloniger      Earl        W.         USArmy               23 Apr 1887      21 Nov 1972    Son of James Madison & Emily Adella Billington Sloniger, 
                                                                                          married 28 May 1883 Fillmore Co., NB
Smotherman    Francis     E.                              24 Mar 1926      9 Mar 1982     Son of Francis Hendriz & Glayds Potter Smotherman, 
                                                                                          married 31 Dec 1922
                                                                                          Husband of Joyce Wannita Harkey Smotherman, 
                                                                                          married 11 Mar 1951 Anthony, NM
Snyder        Gertrude    McCracken  Gaylean              11 Dec 1914      28 Oct 1998    Daughter of William Manson & Mary Ann Wright McCracken
                                                                                          Wife of (?) Gaylean
                                                                                          Wife of (?) Snyder
Southerland   Thomas      Harvey                          11 Sep 1900      14 Oct 1980
Stailey       Jason       Eugene                          18 Feb 1984      3 Nov 1998     Son of William & Lorie Lauck Stailey
Tenney        Blair       N.         USMC                 5 Jan 1926       26 Nov 1982    Son of Ned & Maud Echols Tenney, 
                                                                                          married 14 May 1921 Sombrero Butte, AZ
                                                                                          Husband of Helen M. Blankenship Tenney, married 16 Mar 1948 AZ
                                                                                          Husband of Bertha (?) Tenney
Tenney        Helen       M.         Blankinship          1929             7 Jan 1971     Daughter of Harris & Edith D. (?) Blankenship
                                                                                          Wife of Blair N. Tenney, married 16 Mar 1948 AZ
Van           Winkle      Earl       Melvin               26 Feb 1943      29 Mar 2001    Son of Earl & Anna Louise Schueltz VanWinkle, 
                                                                                          married 15 Jul 1931 Otero Co., NM
                                                                                          Husband of Barbara Ann Standfield, married 4 Feb 1964 Otero Co., NM
Wilson        Frankie     Ruth       Bonnell              19 Nov 1918      2 May 2001     Daughter of Frank Melvin & Lulu Mae Hitchcock Bonnell, 
                                                                                          married 11 Sep 1909 Wright Co., MO
                                                                                          Wife of Gilbert J. Wilson
Wilson        Gilbert     J.                              21 Sep 1913      28 Oct 1988    Husband of Frankie Ruth Bonnell Wilson
Witcofski     John        USArmy                          26 Oct 1896      30 Oct 1983    2005-2008