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Carolyn Jeanne Gage

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Carolyn Jeanne Gage Obituary
Carolyn Jeanne Gage went to be with our Lord and Savior on Tuesday, May 24, 2011. Jeanne was born to Elvis and Mae Newman on Feb. 12, 1947, in Clovis.
Jeanne was a loving wife and mother. She was a member of Weed Baptist Church. Her love for the Lord was evident throughout her life. Giving and doing for others were her selfless acts and first priority. Her greatest accomplishment was the success of her children. Her second greatest accomplishment was becoming a nurse. She served Sierra Health Care Center for 13 years and was a valued employee. Painting and crafts were her favorite hobbies. Jeanne loved to take something old and make it new again.
She is survived by husband, Fred Gage, of Alamogordo; two sons, Michael Houston (Melanie), of Houston, and Dennis Houston (Monica) , of Sierra Vista, Ariz.; three grandchildren, Zachary, Samuel and Gracie Houston; her mother, Mae Newman, of Truth or Consequences; two sisters, Lynn Carlson (Sonny), of San Angelo, Texas, and Diane Jones (Royce), of Eunice; and sister-in-law Linda Newman, of College Station, Texas. She had stepchildren Marshall Hiles (Molly), Jacki Slater (Kevin), Ed Hayhurst (Lacey), special stepdaughter April Hiles, and 10 step-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father, Elvis Newman, and brothers Clinton and Dennis Newman.
Jeanne will be greatly missed by friends and family. We know that she is in the arms of our Lord and Savior.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 28, 2011, at Hamilton-O'Dell Funeral Home with Herb Gage, Gary Gardner and Dennis Houston officiating.
Pallbearers include John Carlson, James Carlson, Kevin Jones, Marshall Hiles, Gary Gage, Ed Gage, Gary Dunlap and Tyrel DeMoss.
Interment will follow at Monte Vista Cemetery.
Should friends desire, contributions may be made to the New Mexico Baptist Children's Home, P.O. Drawer 629, Portales, NM 88130 (www.nmbch.com) or the Gideons International, P.O. Box 188, Alamogordo, NM 88311 (www.gideons.org).
The Gage family has entrusted their loved one to the care of Hamilton-O'Dell Funeral Home to direct the funeral arrangements. To sign the online register book, please visit www.hamiltonodell.com.
Published in Alamogordo Daily News from May 26 to June 26, 2011
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