Cheryl Steele

Cheryl Kay Steele, 68, of Las Cruces passed away Friday, Feb. 1, 2013. She was born to Eugene and Jewel Barnes in Norman, Okla. on Dec. 19, 1944. Cheryl was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister. She enjoyed spending time with close friends at the salon, collecting Coca-Cola and M&M memorabilia, playing computer card games and vacationing in Las Vegas with friends. Her warm smile and kind heart will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her. Cheryl is survived by her loving husband of 44 years Larry Steele; sons, Dale and wife Elisabeth of Albuquerque, N.M., and Henry Steele, also of Albuquerque, N.M.; daughter, Kimberly Barnes of Houston, Texas and grandchildren, Annabelle, Kathryn and Evelyn Steele. She is also survived by her brothers, Randy and Jerry Barnes of New Mexico, Warren Barnes of Virginia, Larry Barnes of Colorado and sister Dana Barnes of Las Cruces. A gathering of family, friends, and those whose life she has touched has been scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013 from 11a.m. – 12 p.m. in the Getz Funeral Home. Arrangements by Getz Funeral Home and Getz Family Crematory, on the corner of Solano and Bowman Aves., Las Cruces, NM. 526-2419. To sign our local online guest book, go to

Funeral Home

Getz Funeral Home
1410 E. BOWMAN AVE. Las Cruces, NM 88001-3001
(575) 526-2419

Published in Las Cruces Sun-News on Feb. 15, 2013