Jesus "Jesse" Barrera, 24, a resident of Las Cruces, N.M., entered eternal rest Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, in El Paso, Texas. He was born March 3, 1989, in Weslaco, Texas, to Jose and Maria C. Sanchez Barrera. He enjoyed world travels and cross-country running. He had worked with several biology labs at New Mexico State University. He concentrated in the fields of microbiology and food science. He planned to continue his education in pursuit of a master's degree in clinical research. He is survived by his parents, Jose and Carmen Barrera of Bayard; one brother, Jose A. Barrera and wife, Lisa M., of Irving, Texas; one sister, Priscilla Perea and husband, Steven D., of Lordsburg; one nephew, Andres E. Perea; one niece, Isabella C. Barrera; maternal grandfather, Anselmo Sanchez; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Antonia Sanchez; paternal grandparents, Maximiliano and Antonia Barrera. Visitation will be today, Feb. 27 from 4-7 p.m. at Terrazas Funeral Chapels with the evening service to begin at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Mark Castillo officiating. The funeral service will be celebrated on Friday, Feb. 28 at 10 a.m. at Terrazas Funeral Chapels with Pastor Castillo officiating. Concluding service will follow at Memory Lane cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jeremiah Salas, Estevan Vega, Michael Drummer, Tyler Massey, Daniel Martinez and Sergio Mendoza. Arrangements are with Terrazas Funeral Chapels "Trusted care for the ones you love" ~ 575-537-0777. To send condolences, visitwww.terrazasfuneralchapel.com.
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Published in Las Cruces Sun-News on Feb. 27, 2014