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Mary Ruiz Myrick

October 2, 1917 ~ March 8, 2018 (age 100)

 MARY RUIZ MYRICK, 100, passed away Thursday March 8, 2018 at the New Mexico Veterans Center in Truth or Consequences.

Visitation was Tuesday evening, March 13, 2018 from 4 to 6 at Baca’s Funeral Chapel.  A prayer vigil will take place at 6 o’clock Wednesday March 14, 2018 also at Baca’s Funeral Chapel to be led by Suzanne Lundy.   Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday March 15, 2018 at 11 o’clock at Holy Family Catholic Church with Fr. Ron Machado officiating.  Cremation will follow and inurnment will take place Friday March 16, 2018 at 10 o’clock at Mountain View Cemetery. 

Mary was born October 2, 1917 in Sasabe, Arizona to Ramon and Teresa (Ochoa) Ruiz.  She has been a resident of Deming since 2000 having previously lived in Angleton, Texas.  She was a homemaker and a member of Holy Family Catholic Church.

She is survived by her children, Alejandro Mendoza of Chesapeake, MD, Lorenzo Mendoza of Angleton, TX,  Amalia Patterson (Tony) of Washington, PA, Octavio Mendoza (Leonora Nenita) of Deming, Benjamin Mendoza (Mary) of Tucson, AZ, Theresa Pearl Shefstad (Darrel) of Marysville, WA, Jerry Myrick of Washington, DC, Jesse Glenn Myrick (Kimberly) Tucson, AZ, John Myrick (Teresa) of Kingsville, TX, Benjamin Mendoza III (Constance) of Angleton, TX, Raymond Myrick of Angleton, TX, 17 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren and several great great grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be John, Jesse, Ben, and Raymond Myrick, and Larry and Octavio Mendoza.

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