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Axtell -- Mary Willis Axtell, 98, born January 14, 1905, in Chandler, Oklahoma, passed away on May 13, 2003, in Dallas, Texas. Survived by her daughters, Diane Crockett and husband, Sam of Dallas, and Nancy Tatum of Phoenix, Arizona; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; sister, Eunice Williams of Berkley, California. SPARKMAN/HILLCREST 7405 W. NORTHWEST HWY. DALLAS, TEXAS 75225 214-363-5401
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Benavidez -- Neph P."Grandma B" Benavidez, 89, a lifelong resident of New Mexico, died Thursday, May 15, 2003. She was in the Blue Army and also made scapulars and rosaries. Neph was also a lifetime member of St. Bernadette Church. She is survived by her sons, Ruben Benavidez and former spouse, Sarah; Tom Benavidez and wife, Kathy; George Benavidez and former spouse, Diana; Patrick Benavidez and wife, Pauline; and Manuel Benavidez, all of Albuquerque; daughters, Connie Trujillo, Mary Lou Gonzales, both of Albuquerque and Vera Resendiz and husband, David of Bernalillo, and special niece and goddaughter MaryAnn Lukesh; brother, Ray Pino of Albuquerque; 28 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren. Rosary will be recited Sunday, 7:00 p.m., at St. Bernadette Catholic Church, 11401 Indian School Rd. NE, with Deacon Byron Wicker reciting. Mass will be celebrated Monday, 9:00 a.m., at St. Bernadette Catholic Church, with Father Bill McCarren, Celebrant and Deacon Al McLain assisting. Interment will follow at San Lorenzo Cemetery in Polvadera, NM. Pallbearers will be David Lee Resendiz, Benje Gonzales, George Benavidez, Mario Benavidez, Joseph Trujillo, John A. Benavidez, Pat T. Benavidez, Steve Benavidez, and Tomas Benavidez. French Mortuary 1111 University Blvd. NE 843-6333
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Benko -- Douglas C. Benko, 53, died in Pass Christian, Mississippi, May 3, 2003. Doug was a long-term resident of Tijeras, where he designed, created, and sold beautiful sculptures of brass, copper, and steel. He was also well known throughout the Southwest for his whimsical painted metal sculptures. Several New Mexico businesses and homes contain his architectural art, such as gates, windows, counters, tables, and stools, Doug is survived and sorely missed by his daughter, Julie Skye Livermore-Brasher and her husband James of Ft. Bragg, NC; ;his son, Dane Benko of Tijeras; his parents, Carl and Elizabeth Benko of Highspire, PA; ;his former spouse Kelli Livermore of Tijeras; two brothers Bob and Greg; and numerous loving friends. A memorial gathering will be held at the family home in Tijeras on Saturday, May 24, at 2:00 p.m.
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Blea -- In Loving Memory Juan Antonio (Tony) Blea May 16, 1918-May 17, 2002 Happy Birthday Dad! One year ago you went to be with our Lord up above. So many memories of all the love we shared. We miss you so very much, you will be in our thoughts and minds forever. We Love You, Your Children, Ricky, Patsy, Tonia, Jeanette and Matthew
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Boyden -- Jean W. Boyden, age 79, a resident of Albuquerque for 30 years, died May 12, 2003. She is survived by her son, Robert W. Boyden of Albuquerque; daughter, Betty J. Campbell of Albuquerque; brother-in-law, Nathan L. Lambert of Williams, AZ; nephew, Jim Wesson of Gloucester, VA; niece, Diane Morgan of Lynchburg, VA; step-grandchildren, Eric Campbell of Albuquerque and Rob Campbell and wife April of Albuquerque, and step-great grandchildren, Dillon and Dayton. Jean was preceded in death by her husband, Clair H. Boyden, Lt. Col. USAF. (Ret.). Memorial Services will be held Monday, May 19, 2003, 3:00 p.m. at French Mortuary, Lomas Blvd. Chapel. French Mortuary 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE 275-3500
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Chafey -- James E. Chafey, 74, a resident of Albuquerque, died Tuesday, May 13, 2003. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Levena Chafey of Albuquerque; son, Steven Chafey and wife, Marjorie of Albuquerque; grandchildren, Thomas Pounds of Denver, Brandon Chafey and Travis Chafey, both of Albuquerque; sisters, Zella Masters of Grove, OK and Ann Lawson of Broken Arrow, OK; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Alma Martin. Mr. Chafey retired after 23 years as a chief master sergeant in the U.S. Air Force including a tour in Vietnam. He then worked for Rust Equipment retiring in 1989. James loved to travel with his wife. He loved his family and first and foremost, he was a devoted husband and loving father and grandfather. Services will be held Monday, May 19, 2003, 11:00 a.m., at French Mortuary, Lomas Blvd. Chapel. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery. Friends may visit French Mortuary, Sunday, May 18, 2003, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Vietnam Veteran Memorial. French Mortuary 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE 275-3500
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Clarke -- John Joseph"Jack" Clarke, 58, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, May 9, 2003. He is survived by his daughter, Debbie Lopez and husband, Ken; son, Adam Clarke and wife, Trisha, all of Albuquerque; and daughter, Dee Dee Pautler and husband, Kevin, of Fredericksburg, VA. He was born on July 7, 1944 in Wichita Falls, Texas. Jack was an accomplished musician and played drums with his mentor, Kenny Vernon. He also played drums with Roger Miller, and Nestor Eaton and The Swamproots. He brought laughter into many lives and will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Cremation has taken place and memorial services will be held Tuesday, 4:00 p.m., at French Mortuary, University Blvd. Chapel. French Mortuary 1111 University Blvd. NE 843-6333
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Constantine -- Christine G. Constantine 59, of Chino Hills, CA died Monday May 12, 2003 at the San Pedro Hospital, San Pedro, CA. Christine was born in Ames, IA to George and Tula (Sakellaris) Constantine. She graduated in 1962 from Ames High School, Ames. She attended Iowa State University and was a graduate of University of Kansas with major in English. She also attended and taught at the Pierce College in Athens, Greece. Christine was a teacher at Paseo High School in Kansas City, MO, then worked as a regional manager for Aramis (an Estee Lauder Company) from 1980-1991. She worked as a special education aide for the Palos Verdes Peninsula School District, Palos Verdes, CA for several years and currently was employed as a special education teacher with the Pomona Unified School District, Pomona, CA and she was attending Cal State in Pomona, for her master's degree in Special Education. She was a member of the Greek Orthodox Church and also attended the Greek Apostolic Church in Bellflower, CA where she established many lasting friendships in Christ. Christine was a generous and kind person whose love and selflessness touched many lives. She was loved by many and will be sorely missed. We draw comfort that she is with her Lord and Savior. She is survived by, brother, Jamie Constantine and his wife Ann and their children, Olivia, Victoria and Nicholas, all of Des Moines, IA, brother Dean Constantine of Albuquerque, NM and his children, Paul of San Francisco, CA and Denise of Santa Monica, CA, numerous cousins and their families including Bill & Olga Mickelopoulos of Playa Del Rey, CA, Gloria Loukas of Lake Forest, IL and Chris K. Constantine of Vernon Hills, IL, numerous friends including Dr. Mark & Sharon Minkes of Rolling Hills, CA and Toula Kontouris of Diamond Bar, CA Visitation will be 4-8 pm, Monday, May 19, with a Trisagion Service at 7 pm at Rice Mortuary 5310 Torrance Blvd., Torrance, CA. Services will be 11 am, Tuesday, May 20, at St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church in Redondo Beach, CA followed by Makaria (lunch). Additional services will be 10:30 am, Friday, May 23 at Greek Orthodox Church of St. George in Des Moines, IA with visitation 5-7 pm, Thursday, May 22 at Dunn's Funeral Home in Des Moines. will be in the Ames Municipal Cemetery, Ames, IA. Memorial Contributions may be directed to: Special Olympics of Southern California, Attention, Andrea Banner, 5875 Green Valley Circle Suite 200, Culver City, CA 90230-6921. In Memory of Christine Constantine. For credit card donations please call 1 -800-832-6276 ask for Andrea.
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Crume -- Kirt Crume, 86, died Tuesday, May 13, 2003. He is survived by his sons, Van K. Crume of Amarillo, TX; and Timothy S. Crume of Albuquerque; grandchildren, Karilee Clay, Chad Crume, Jason Crume, Kimberly Gross and Kelli Luther; brothers, Charles Crume of Orlando, FL and William Crume of Dallas, TX; sister, Mary Lou Taylor of Friona, TX; and great-grandchildren, Jordan, Riley and Haley Gross. Mr. Crume was a veteran of WWII serving in the US Army. Services will be held Monday, 11:00 a.m. at French Mortuary, University Blvd. Chapel. Interment will take place 1:30 p.m., at Santa Fe National Cemetery. Friends may visit French Mortuary, University Blvd. Chapel, Sunday, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. French Mortuary 1111 University Blvd. NE 843-6333
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Cummings -- William"Butch" 58, born on January 11, 1945 in Washington, D.C. and raised in Richmond, Virginia and a resident of Albuquerque since 1971. He is survived by his daughter Kelli Cummings of Albuquerque; son, Chris Cummings, sister Joyce Ann and husband, Gary Hylton; brother, Herbert and wife Irma Cummings; sister, Connie and husband, Joe Brunner; brothers, Raymond, Charlie, and Gordon Cummings who all reside in Virginia and sister, Earlene and husband, Mike Schurick who reside in Oklahoma. Mother-in-law Amena Conty; sister-in-law, Paula Jameson; brother-in-law, Frank and wife Nancy Conty; nephew, Roger Jameson; nieces, Tina Jameson and Sheila and husband, Roy McDonald and great niece, Amena Jameson all of Albuquerque and many other nieces and nephews from Virginia. He was preceded in death by his wife Jane of 25 years and parents Catherine and Raymond Earl Cummings. Butch as most of us knew him, worked for the Santa Fe Railroad for 20 years, retiring in 1996. He also loved to take RV trips with his family, visiting almost every state. Hunting, fishing, and camping were his greatest pleasures. He was a skilled craftsman, he loved to weld, and make cabinets. Butch was a very devoted husband, father, family member and friend and he will be greatly missed and loved by all. Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. on Monday at French Mortuary - University Blvd. Chapel with visitation starting at 6:00 p.m. Prayer Service will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday at French Mortuary - University Blvd. Chapel, with the Deacon Bob Lewis officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Chris Cummings, Roger Jameson, Bill McCarver, Dan Wenz, Paul Conty, Frank Lewis, Frank Shearer and Gary Hylton. French Mortuary 1111 University Blvd. NE 843-6333
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