Lucille Yazzie Werito
Feb. 6, 1951-April 2, 2013
Lucille Yazzie Werito, 61 of Kirtland, died on Tuesday, April 2, 2013 in Shiprock. She was born Feb. 6, 1951 in Gallup, to Johnny and Sarah Yazzie. She was born to the Towering House Clan and born for the Bitterwater Clan.
Lucille was preceded in death by her daughter, Regina Rose Werito and her parents.
She is survived by her husband, Ben Lee Werito Sr.; sons, Jasper L. Werito, Ben L. Werito Jr., Tyrell P. Begaye and Thomas N. Begaye; daughters, Bernadine Werito, Genevieve Werito and Lucinda L. Werito; brothers, Jimmy Yazzie and Tom Yazzie; sisters, Marie Bill and Priscilla Billsie and nine grandchildren.
A rosary will be recited 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. today, at Cope Memorial Chapel of Kirtland.
A funeral service will be 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 6, at Cope Memorial Chapel of Gallup, 1830 Barbara Ave. in Gallup.
Burial will follow in the family cemetery in Pinedale.
Reception will follow burial at the Churchrock Chapter House in Churchrock.
Pallbearers are Jasper Werito, Tyrell P. Begaye, Wesley Henry, Ben L. Werito Jr., Jason Etcitty and Johnathan Bordy.
Lucille's care is entrusted to Cope Memorial Chapel of Kirtland, 458 Road 6100, 505-598-9636.
Those who wish to express their condolences may do so at www.serenityandcompany.com