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Marcario Gallegos

Services: Funeral services have taken place.
Macario Gallegos, 80, died Friday, Sept. 16, 2005, in Clovis.
He was born March 10, 1925, in Genova, N.M., and lived in Logan for many years.

He was involved in construction work, masonry and was a member of the Catholic church. He served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II.

He is survived by his brother, Frank Gallegos (and wife, Helen) of Clovis; his sister, Corina Armijo of Tucumcari; his great-grandson Hernando Gallegos Jr. (Rachael) of Clovis; granddaughters, Ramona Bradley (Bryant) of Clovis and Lisa Hooks (James) of Hawaii; seven grandchildren, Jacob and Joshua Gallegos, Theodore Walker, Abel Gallegos, Zachary Bradley, Andre and Erick Hooks; and a great-granddaughter, Courtney Hooks.
Burial was in Logan Cemetery. Arrangements were by Dunn Funeral Home of Tucumcari.

Patricia Westerman Mathis

Services: No services will be held; friends are invited to visit the home.
Patricia Ann Westerman Mathis died Saturday, Sept. 17, 2005, in Hobbs, N.M.
She was born Dec. 3, 1932.
She worked as a registered nurse for many years at the Eunice General Hospital. She was then a director of nurses at Lea Regional Hospital, where she was instrumental in helping set up the new coronary care unit. She was also director of nurses at hospitals in Brownfield, Texas, and in Tucumcari. She was the recipient of the Dr. Frist Humanitarian Award in 1990.

Family members said she was known and respected by many people in the medical profession and in the community. They said she was well known for her generosity and her unique sense of humor and that she will be missed by her family and her many friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Herbert Westerman and Ruth Westerman, and by her sister, Jean Pelt Thomas.

She is survived by her sisters, Sue Jones of Tallaposa, Ga., and Vivian Westerman of New Orleans; her children, Mike Mathis of Albuquerque, Jiggs Mathis Jr., Mary Mathis Carey and Joseph Mathis Sr., all of Hobbs, and Wade Mathis of Texas; and five grandchildren, Leela Roback, Brandon Carey, Patricia Carey, Joseph Mathis Jr. and Emily Mathis.
In lieu of flowers, the family asked that donations be made to the Joe Arrington Cancer Center in Lubbock.
Arrangements were by Memory Gardens of Hobbs.