Obituaries (05/09/2012)

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MURPHY – Caitlin  Paige Murphy.  God called our beautiful angel home, it is to our great sorrow, she was not ours to keep, only ours to borrow. “Caity”, our angel on earth,  26, passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 3, 2012 after a lifelong journey of medical challenges. Caitlyn was born in Albuquerque, NM on October 24, 1985, to John and Cheryl Murphy. She was pure love and adored her family. She was a “daddy’s girl” and her smile lit up the room. She was preceded in death by her  beloved mother, Cheryl. Caitlin is survived by father, John and  many other loving family members and friends.The Family wishes to express their sincere gratitude to all relatives and friends who were so kind and supportive during this time. Your kindness will always be remembered. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions or donations may be given in Caitlin’s ‘s honor to any charity of choice. Cremation has taken place and a private family Memorial Celebration and Interment will be held at a later date.To view information or leave a condolence, please visit www.danielsfuneral.com  Caitlin ‘s care has been entrusted to: Daniels Family Funeral Services, 309 Garfield St., Socorro, New Mexico, 87801. 575-835-1530

HIGHTOWER – Bobbie Lee Hightower, 85, passed away April 17, 2012 at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home in Winston-Salem, NC after a brief illness. She was born Feb. 12, 1927 in Claunch, NM, to the late Jesse Evan and Ethyl Mae Gaines Easley. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Henry Jackson Hightower; brother, Glen Easley; and sisters, Doris Finch Boyd and Dorothy Jennings. Survivor include her three children, Jimmy (Cheryl) Hightower of Lake Havasu City, AZ, David (Gerry) Hightower of Killeen, TX; and daughter, Sandra (Harold) McGee of Winston-Salem, NC; brother, Jesse Easley, Jr. of Socorro, NM; six grandchildren, Brenda Isselhardt, Carol Marshall, Jeff and Michael Hightower, Kenny and Evan Hightower; eight great-grandchildren: Holly Isselhardt, Bryce Marshall, Melody Garrett, Bella Hightower, Dane Hightower, Tyler and Austin Hightower. A celebration of life will be held at 2pm, Saturday, May 12, 2012 at the Daniel’s Family Funeral Service Chapel, 309 Garfield St., Socorro, NM. In  lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Bobbie’s honor to Palliative Care Gift Fund, Forsyth Medical Center, 8NT I/APCU, 3333 Silas Creek Pkwy, Winston-Salem, NC 27103 or to Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home, 101 Hospice Ln, Winston-Salem, NC 27103.