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Obituary: Esther Rice Abernathey April 18, 1927 – Oct. 23, 2017

on October 29, 2017 - 9:34am

ESTHER RICE ABERNATHY April 18, 1927 – Oct. 23, 2017

Esther Rice Abernathey, 90, of White Rock, passed away Monday, October 23, 2017 at home. She was born in Hill City, Kansas, on April 18, 1927. Her parents were Clara Floy Law Rice and Lewis Herman Rice.

Esther grew up on a farm in Graham County Kansas during the Great Depression. She graduated from Fort Hays Kansas State College in 1949. It was at Fort Hays that she met Robert Abernathey, a returning Navy veteran, and they were married in January 1949. 

She was an early childhood educator for 20 years.


Obituary: Ryan Barnes Feb. 26, 1978 – Oct. 18, 2017

on October 26, 2017 - 9:25pm
RYAN BARNES Feb. 26, 1978 – Oct. 18, 2017
Ryan Barnes, 39, passed away unexpectedly on October 18, 2017 in Espanola, NM. He was born on February 26, 1978 in Los Alamos, NM and graduated from Los Alamos High School in 1996.
He is predeceased by his grandparents, Joe and Fran Segar and his uncle, Larry Segar. He is survived by his mother, Nancy Barnes.
Ryan started ice skating at the age of two and became an accomplished hockey player. He was offered an opportunity to try out for the New York Rangers, which he turned down.

Obituary: Tony M. Borrego Jan. 25, 1931 – Oct. 22, 2017

on October 25, 2017 - 11:09am

TONY M. BORREGO Jan. 25, 1931 – Oct. 22, 2017

Tony M. Borrego, 86, a resident of White Rock, passed away in Los Alamos on Sunday, October 22, 2017 with his family by his side.

He was born on January 25, 1931 in Española to Luis and Erinea Garcia Borrego. He was raised in the Española Valley and attended and graduated from Española High School Hornets being Class Valedictorian in 1950. Tony loved to learn, especially numbers, westerns as well as history, especially of New Mexico and the Southwest. He was a voracious reader, with westerns being some of his favorites.

After his world became


Obituary: Deborah M. (Schreiber) Herrera Oct. 21, 2017

on October 23, 2017 - 3:36pm


Deborah M. (Schreiber) Herrera 62, from El Rancho passed away on October 21, 2017 surrounded by her loving family.  

She is preceded in death by her parents Abner and Dorothy Schreiber and her in-laws Juan and Sophie Herrera.

She is survived by her husband Tommy, sons Samuel and Ernesto his wife Magaly. Sister Abby Gould, her husband Tom, Nieces Faith Benson, her husband Howard, Kayla. Tabetha Baca her husband Phillip, Madison. Tamara Max her husband Patrick, Shelby, Kennedy and Cory. Nephew Brain Gould.

Her special friends and urn bearers


Obituary: Lavella Ann Renfro Locke-Watson Jan. 26 1935 - Sept. 28, 2017

on October 22, 2017 - 5:44am
LAVELLA ANN RENFRO LOCKE-WATSON Jan. 26, 1935 - Sept. 28, 2017
Lavella Ann Renfro Locke-Watson left this world with all of the character and color with which she lived.
She was born January 26, 1935 in Albuquerque, NM. She was proud to be a native New Mexican embracing and enjoying the people, culture, art, activities, and scenery; all the enchantments that NM had to offer.
She lived a full and active life.


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