Jan. 17, 2006 Obituaries

Isabella Bono

Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Portales

Isabella Bono, 3 months, of Portales, died Sunday, Jan. 15, 2006, at her home.

She was born Sept. 21, 2005, in Lubbock, to Sherry and Frank Bono.

She is survived by her parents of Portales; her brother, Nicolas Bono of the home; grandparents, Maria and Charles Bono of Dexter, and Anita and Fernie Tapia of Portales; a great-grandfather, Santiago Gonzales of Chihuahua, Mexico as well as numerous other family members.

The Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. today at Wheeler Mortuary Chapel.

The Rev. Walter Huber will officiate.

Burial will take place at Portales Cemetery.

Honorary pallbearers will be Benney Tapia, Daniel Saiz, Telo Cortez and Isaac Sanchez.

Arrangements are by Wheeler Mortuary of Portales. 

John Sawyer

Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Portales Cemetery.

John Sawyer, 82, of Portales and formerly of the Red Lake community, died Monday, Jan. 16, 2006, at his residence in Portales.

He was born May 25, 1923, in Sawyer Flat, Gaines County, Texas.

Visitation will take place from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday at Wheeler Mortuary.

Rev. Clyde Davis will officiate. 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the First Presbyterian Church of Portales.

Arrangements are by Wheeler Mortuary of Portales.