Inez Benavidez Ceballos, 84, a long time Deming resident, passed away Tuesday Sept. 25, 2012 in Phoenix, AZ.
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The Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated Saturday September 29, 2012 at Eleven O'clock in the morning at St. Ann's Catholic Church. The rite of committal and inurnment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery where she will be laid to rest next to her son Mark who died in 1986. Fr. Ron Machado will officiate. Family and friends will gather at the Balboa Restaurant for fellowship following the services.
She was born August 21, 1928 in Deming to Esperanza Centeno and Jose Benavidez. Inez was a graduate of Deming High School and a devoted homemaker to her family.
She was employed by several local businesses and was a very active parishioner at St. Ann Catholic Church where she was in the League of the Sacred Heart and sang in the 9 O'clock church choir.
She is survived by 2 sons, David Ceballos, (Gloria), Tucson, AZ and Gilbert Ceballos, (Carmen), Deming. Daughter, Cecilia Garcia, Peoria, AZ. Survived by three brothers, Armando Benavidez, Deming, Carlos Benavidez, Valencia CA, and Andrew Benavidez, Belen; four sisters, Ernestina Saenz and Hortencia Tarazon, Deming, Teresa Shore, Hollywood, FL and Aurora Vega, Ontario CA. She had 8 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by parents, son, Mark (1986) and two brothers Raul and Domingo Benavidez.
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Published in Deming Headlight on Sept. 28, 2012