Barbara A. Benavidez
1949 - 2021
BORN
1949
DIED
2021
FUNERAL HOME
Chavez Funeral Home - Santa Rosa
923 South 3rd Street
Santa Rosa, NM
Barbara A. Benavidez, 71 of Tucumcari, NM passed away peacefully on Friday, October 1, 2021, at Rust Presbyterian Medical Center in Rio Rancho, NM.
Barbara was born on December 9, 1949, in Genova, NM to Feliciano Gallegos and Eulalia (Miranda) Gallegos. Barbara was raised in Logan, NM and Tucumcari, NM, where she also attended school.
Barbara was a long-time resident of Tucumcari and a parishioner of Saint Anne's Catholic Church. Being a devoted Catholic, Barbara had a special devotion to Saint Therese after experiencing a personal encounter. Barbara loved the time she spent with her family-especially her grandchildren.
Barbara is preceded in death by her parents, brothers; Cidro Gallegos, Joaquin Gallegos and Eloy Gallegos and her sister; Nellie Lopez.
Barbara is survived by her sons; Alvin (Judy) Benavidez of Tucumcari, NM and Gilbert (Roseanne) Benavidez of Bernalillo, NM, her grandchildren; Felicia Roybal, Michelle Benavidez (Bryan), Matthew Benavidez (Carla), Gilbert Benavidez, Jr., Sherri Hay (Ryan), Jessica Benavidez, nine great-grandchildren, one great-great grandchild, her sisters; Efinita Garcia of Dumas, TX and Rena Xuereb of Albuquerque, NM as well as numerous family, relatives and friends.
Visitation will be Thursday, October 7, 2021, from 1-4pm at Chavez Funeral Home in Santa Rosa. Visitation will also be just prior to services on Friday, October 8, 2021 from 10-11am at Saint Anne's Catholic Church in Tucumcari.
Recitation of the Most Holy Rosary will be Friday, October 8, 2021, at 11am at Saint Anne's Catholic Church in Tucumcari, followed by the Mass of Christian Burial. Interment will follow at Tucumcari Memorial Park.
Services are under the direction of
Chavez Funeral Home,
923 S. Third St., Santa Rosa, NM 88435.
575-472-3369.
To place and online condolence or tribute, please visit www.chavezfuneralhome.com.
Published by Quay County Sun from Oct. 4 to Oct. 6, 2021.
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MEMORIAL EVENTS
Oct
7
Visitation
1:00p.m. - 4:00p.m.
Chavez Funeral Home
Santa Rosa, NM
Oct
8
Visitation
10:00a.m. - 11:00a.m.
Saint Anne's Catholic Church
Tucumcari, NM
Oct
8
Rosary
11:00a.m.
Saint Anne's Catholic Church
Tucumcari, NM
Oct
8
Mass of Christian Burial
Saint Anne's Catholic Church
Tucumcari, NM
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I am so sorry for your loss.Barbara was a very good sister-in -law to me when I was married to her brother Eloy.she will be missed.prayers of comfort sent your way.
MILLIE ARMIJO
Family
October 6, 2021
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