Sally Bell, age 82, of Clovis, New Mexico entered into rest on Sunday, November 18, 2012, in Clovis, following a lengthy illness.
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Sally was born on October 21, 1930, to the home of Sixto and Flora (Lucero) Castillo in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She comes from one of the original families of New Mexico. She married Donald Bell on March 28, 1977. He preceded her in death on July 23, 2000. Sally loved country music and country music magazines, word search puzzles, and crocheting. She loved her grandchildren and all of her family. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
Sally is survived by one son, Ralph Castillo (Nancy) of St. Paul, Minnesota; three daughters, Mary Gonzales (David) of Carmichael, California, Betty Jean Castillo of Clovis, New Mexico, and Donna Castillo of the home; one sister, Tommie Saiz (Nazario) of Clovis, New Mexico; four grandsons, Brian Gonzales of Carmichael, California, Byron Gonzales (Shannon) of Sacramento, California, Sixto Castillo of Clayton, New Mexico, and Genaro Castillo (Veronica) of St. Paul, Minnesota and one great-granddaughter, Emily Caitlin Gonzales.
Sally was preceded in death by her parents, Sixto and Flora Castillo and one sister, Mercedes Lujan of Las Vegas, New Mexico.
A Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, November 23, 2012, in the Steed-Todd Funeral Home Chapel in Clovis, New Mexico with Deacon Juan Rodriguez, officiating. A Mass of the Resurection will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 24, 2012, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Clovis, New Mexico with Father Carlos Chavez, officiating. Inurnment will follow at Lawn Haven Memorial Gardens in Clovis, New Mexico.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of Steed-Todd Funeral Home, 800 E. Manana Blvd. Clovis, New Mexico, (575) 763-5541. You may sign the online guest registry at www.steedtodd.com .
Published in the Clovis News Journal and Portales News-Tribune on Nov. 23, 2012
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