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Viola Montes

November 30, 1943 — July 19, 2015

Viola Montes, 71 of Glencoe passed away on Sunday, July 19, 2015 in Lubbock, Texas. She was born November 30, 1943 at Roswell, NM and had lived all of her life in Lincoln and Chaves counties.
She has worked as a teacher's aid at the Hondo School District then went to work for the Ruidoso School District as a librarian. She also had worked as contact lens technician for the Vision Center and Family Vision and helped with the family concession stand. She attended St. Joseph's Mission at San Patricio. She married Orlando Montes on July 22, 1961 at Roswell.

She is survived by her husband, Orlando; her children, Veronica Montano and her husband Chito of Show Low, Arizona, Corinne Prudencio and her husband Fabian of Glencoe, Ray Montes and his wife Norma of Ruidoso Downs and Mary Prudencio and her husband Edwin of San Patricio; brothers and sisters, Pristina Kerwick and Terry Guerrero both of Roswell and Joseph Sedillo and Albert Sedillo both of Albuquerque; 11 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild.

The rosary will be Thursday, July 23, at 7:00 PM at St. Jude's Catholic Church with the funeral mass on Friday, July 24, at 9:00 AM at St. Jude's Catholic Church. Burial will follow at San Ysidro Catholic Cemetery.

Viola dedicated her life to her family, friends and community. She saw only the good in people and instilled that acceptance and kindness in those around her. She made friends everywhere she went. Viola is loved and will be missed by many.


Rosary Service

St. Judes Catholic Church
Highway 70
San Patricio, NM  88348
Thursday, July 23, 2015
7:00 P.M.

Funeral mass

St. Judes Catholic Church
Highway 70
San Patricio, NM  88348
Friday, July 24, 2015
9:00 A.M.


San Ysidro Cemetery
Highway 70
Glencoe, NM  88324
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