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Annie G. Romero

April 16, 1932 — July 4, 2017

Mrs. Annie G. Romero, 85 of Fort Sumner, NM passed away Tuesday, July 04, 2017 at the Guadalupe County Hospital in Santa Rosa following a sudden illness. She was born in Santa Rosa, NM on April 16, 1932 to the home of Pablo Griego Sr. and Bertha Alarid Griego. She grew up in Santa Rosa where she attended school. Annie married Manuel Romero in Clovis, NM, they made their home in Fort Sumner in 1962. She worked as a kitchen aide at the Pecos Valley Care Center and De Baca General Hospital for several years. Annie enjoyed gardening, she always kept a beautiful flower garden around her home. She also loved spending time with her grandchildren. Annie is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Manuel in 2004, two brothers Charlie Griego, and George Griego, and a grandson Randy Romero on April 20, 2017. Survivors include nine children, five sons Fred Garcia and wife Yvonne of San Antonio, TX, Orlando Garcia and wife Priscilla of Santa Rosa, Robert Alires and wife Juanita of Albuquerque, Terry Alires of Garden City, KS, and George Romero and wife Donella of Clovis; four daughters Theresa Alires of Liberal, KS, Theresa Wood and husband Kevin of Fort Sumner, Nancy Romero of Midland, TX, and Lucy Bassler and husband Chris of Fort Sumner. Also surviving are two brothers Jimmy Griego (Gloria) and Pablo Griego (Sophie) both of Santa Rosa, three sisters, Rose Luna of Albuquerque, Nancy Sena and Erlinda Sandoval both of Santa Rosa along with 15 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren, and 3 great-great grandchildren along with many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. A rosary will be recited at 6pm Sunday, July 9, 2017 at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Fort Sumner, the Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10am Monday, July 10, 2017 with Father Sotero A. Sena officiating. Burial will follow at Fort Sumner Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Angela Wood, Ricardo Gamez, Victoria Sena, Jerome Sena, Jereika Sena, Dillon Bassler, Elijah Ferguson, Reyna Ferguson, Marissa Corley, Monica Hairell, Conner Hairell, Noah Hairell, Chris Romero, Isaac Gamez, and Sonja Gebhart. Visitation hours will be Saturday, July 8th and Sunday July 9th from 1pm to 6pm at the funeral home. All arrangements are under the direction of Chavez Funeral Home, 830 N. Fifth Street, Fort Sumner, NM. (575) 355-2311. To place an online tribute or sign the guest book go to www.chavezfuneralhome.com
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Visitation

Sunday, July 9, 2017

1:00 - 6:00pm (Mountain time)

Chavez Funeral Home/Fort Sumner

830 N 5th St, Fort Sumner, NM 88119

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Rosary

Sunday, July 9, 2017

Starts at 6:00pm (Mountain time)

St. Anthony Catholic Church

1st St, Fort Sumner, NM 88119

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Funeral Mass

Monday, July 10, 2017

Starts at 10:00am (Mountain time)

St. Anthony Catholic Church

1st St, Fort Sumner, NM 88119

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