Ernest Lee Aguayo, 99, went home to be with the Lord on October 24, 2007 after a brief stay at Mesilla Valley Hospice. Born September 24,1908 to Aristole "Harry and Edith Aguayo in Lincoln, New Mexico Territory, the fourth of 13 children. He was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Jewel Smith Aguayo. Ernest is survived by daughters June Hagerlin (Edward) of Las Cruces, Connee Elliott (Les) of Overton, Nevada. Grandchildren Nancy Corn, Justina Dawkins (Butch), Steve Moore (Cheryl) and Jeff Moore (Darlene) and great-grandchildren Justin Barker (Angie), Matthew Dawkins, Ian Moore, and Jewyl Moore, brothers Jack, Herbert and Donis Aguayo and sister
Lorriane Brimberry. Ernest lived in New Mexico his entire life and resided in the Mesilla Valley since 1958. He was a long time member of the Panlenier Church of Christ.
A viewing will be held Thursday, October 25, 2007 at La Paz- Graham's Funeral Homefrom 6 to 8 p.m. Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, October 26th 2007 at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens Cemetary.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Mesilla Valley Hospice.
Services have been entrusted to the care of La Paz - Graham's Funeral Home 555 West Amador Las Cruces, New Mexico. 526-6891 To Sign the guest book and send condolences visit www.lapaz-grahams.com