Destiny Courtney Encinias, 5, a resident of Las Vegas, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013 at Alta Vista Regional Hospital.
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She was born Nov. 26, 2007 in Albuquerque to Joe Robert Encinias and Sara Cordova Bustamante.
Destiny attended school at West Las Vegas Head Start in Las Vegas. She was very lovable, loved her family and pets. She was very smart always wanting to help out and learn something new.
She is preceded in death by her paternal great-grandfather, William Cordova; maternal great-grandmother, Eslinda Benavidez; step-paternal great-grandfather, Ernesto Jaramillo; paternal great- grandparents, Jose and Adelia Encinias; paternal great-grandfather, John B. Duran; brother, Andres Robert Encinias; and uncle, Kevin Duran.
She is survived by her mother and step father, Sara Cordova Bustamante and Sevastian of Las Vegas; father, Joe Robert Encinias and girlfriend Maria Ellen Gallegos of Las Vegas; brother, Joseph Encinias; maternal grandparents, Ralph and Annette Cordova of Las Vegas, Lisa and Luis Mendoza of Albuquerque, and Ernest and Theresa Jaramillo of Las Vegas; paternal grandparents: Joe and Margaret Encinias of Las Vegas; maternal great-grandmother, JoAnn Duran of Albuquerque; maternal great-grandparents, Rita and Ernest Sena; paternal great-grandparents, Robert and Mela Herrera, and maternal great-grandparents, Elvira and John Martinez; great-grandmother: Rosa Jaramillo all of Las Vegas; aunt and uncles: Olivia Cordova, Ralph Cordova of Albuquerque, Estrella Encinias, Julian Bustamante and Nanette, Natasha Vigil and Jesse and Nicole Pacheco all of Las Vegas; her nina, Angela Duran of Albuquerque; numerous great aunts, uncles, cousins, other relatives and many friends.
Rosary devotional service will be held at 7 p.m. today, Jan. 14, at Immaculate Conception Church in Las Vegas. Funeral service will be held at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 15 at Immaculate Conception Church in Las Vegas with Father George V. Salazar as
celebrant. Interment will take place at St. Anthony's Cemetery in Las Vegas with the following serving as casket bearers: Nathan Martinez, Daniel Edwards, Julian Bustamante, Rhonda Cordova, Estrella Encinias and Joshua Martinez.
An account has been opened at Southwest Capital Bank by Los Hermanos Biker Club. If you would like to make a donation you may do so under the name Bustamante Family.
Visit Rogers Mortuary's website: www.rogersmortuarynm.com to sign the online register book.
Arrangements are under the direction of Rogers Mortuary , Las Vegas, 1-800-479-3511 or 425-3511.
Rogers Mortuary - Las Vegas
600 Reynolds Avenue
Las Vegas, NM 87701
Published in Las Vegas Optic on Jan. 14, 2013