Obituaries (07/04/2012)

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SILVA – Johnnie Percy Silva, son of Marian and Percy Silva of Socorro, New Mexico, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 3, 2012, in Whittier, California, with his loving wife and family at his side. He was born on August 22, 1941, in Socorro. He proudly served in the United States Army. He was preceded in death by his beloved sister, Mabel Salome. Percy is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Karen; his devoted sons, Darryl Silva; and Troy Silva and wife, Debbie of Whittier; his brother, Bill Silva and wife, Dorothy of Los Lunas, New Mexico; his grandchildren, Brad Silva and wife Janette of Socorro; and Aaron, Trevor, and Ashley Silva of Whittier; great-grandchildren, Candace and Ellee of Socorro; nieces, Joyce Schaefer, Holly Fico and husband Michael; and Brandy; and his nephews, Pat Salome and wife, Melissa; Anton Salome and wife Moniqua ; and Justin Schaefer. A Rosary will be recited on Friday, July 6, 2012 at 8:30 am at the San Miguel Catholic Church followed by a Memorial Mass of Resurrection at 9:00 am with Father Andrew Pavlak as Celebrant. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions or donations may be given in Johnnie’s honor to: San Miguel Parish and Missions, 403 El Camino Real, Socorro, NM 87801. To view information or send condolences, please visit, www.danielsfuneral.com.Johnnie’s services here in Socorro have been entrusted to: Daniels Family Funeral Services, 309 Garfield, Socorro, NM  87801. 575-835-1530.

FREYER – Robert Gene Freyer (Bob), long-time resident of San Acacia, NM passed away on March 28, 2012, in Kansas City, Missouri at the age of 83, after a brief illness. Bob is survived by sons Jeff, Loren and Billy and daughter Debbie and their families. Also, sister Patsy. Bob was preceded in death by spouse Evelyn and son Freddie and is deeply missed by all who knew and loved him. Family and friends are gathering at Water Canyon picnic area on Saturday, July 7 at 11 a.m. to celebrate and remember Bob’s life.

WILSON – Jessie Wilson, 92, of Magdalena, NM went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 30, 2012 surrounded by her loving daughters. Jessie was born in Ava, MO on May 2, 1920 to Luther and Lila Riley. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 53 years, Joe Wilson; her son, Richard Wilson; one grandson, Terry Cearley; one great grandson, David Cearley; her sons-in-law, Darrell Cearley; and C.B McCan; and four brothers and two sisters. Jessie moved to Magdalena in 1942. She loved to fish and work in her garden. She enjoyed quilting, crocheting, puzzles, and collecting sea shells. Jessie is survived by her daughters, Sybil Cearley; and Betty  McCan of the family home; Joan Russell and husband, Lawrence of Stanley, NM; her son, JC Wilson and wife, Lynn of Elko NV; 12 loving grandchildren, 33 great grandchildren, and 11 great great grandchildren; two brothers and two sisters, and many nieces and nephews. A Graveside Service will be held on Wednesday, July 4, 2012 at 10:00 am in the Magdalena Cemetery. Pallbearers are Larry Cearley, Clayton Haskew, Steve Carter, Marcos Munoz, Mace McCan, James Perkins, Clay Russell, Robert Wilson, Danny Wilson, and John Cearley. Jessie was a strong, vibrant, and loving woman. She was the center of the Wilson Family. She will be sorely missed and never forgotten. We love you Mom and Grandma! To view information or leave a condolence, please visit www.danielsfuneral.com Jessie’s care has been entrusted to: Daniels Family Funeral Services, 309 Garfield St., Socorro, NM 87801. 575-835-1530