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Navada LaVerne Wishard

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Navada LaVerne Wishard, 94, of Roswell, New Mexico, passed away on Sunday, December 17, 2017. Viewing will be at Anderson Bethany Funeral Home on Wednesday, December 20, 2017, from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM. A Graveside Service will be held at South Park Cemetery on Thursday, December 21, 2017, 2:00 PM. Doug Austin will be officiating. Celebrate Navada’s life by visiting www.andersonbethany.com to offer a memory or expression of sympathy for her family.
On August 24, 1923, Navada was born to Pinky and Chester Mayfield in Chillicothe, Texas. She took great care and joy as a homemaker, mother, and was inseparable from her husband, both being lifetime members of Church of Christ. Navada had fond memories of teaching Bible Classes over several years. She was a talented artist and painting instructor. Navada loved gardening and was exceptionally gifted at getting the best rose blooms. She was a good friend to many women who served with her at Church of Christ over the years. Navada also had a great love for cats.
Those left to eternally treasure and cherish memories of Navada are sons: Timothy Wishard, Mark Wishard and wife, Jan; daughter, Sharon Christian and husband, Mark; grandchildren: Cheri Combee and husband, Mike, Shelli Wishard, Amy Wishard, Pamela Wishard, Marshal Foster; four great-grandchildren; and sister, Maedean Coulter and husband, Larry.
Navada was preceded in death by her husband of seventy-one years, Ancle Lee Wishard, who passed away on July 7, 2011; parents: Pinky and Chester Mayfield; siblings: Noreen Smith, Dora Smith, J.B. Mayfield, Harvey Mayfield, Francis Meade, Margie Raymer, James Mayfield, Donald Mayfield, Billie Erickson, Beatie McKeg and Bobby Mayfield.
Navada’s family lovingly wrote this tribute in her honor.
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