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Delma Marie Sanchez

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Delma Marie Sanchez, 47, of Roswell, New Mexico, entered into rest in Lubbock, Texas, on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. In accordance with Delma Marie’s wishes, she will be cremated. A Memorial Service will be held at Christ Church, 2200 N. Sycamore, Roswell, New Mexico, on Thursday, July 26, 2018, at 11:00 AM.

Celebrate Delma’s life by visiting www.andersonbethany.com to offer a memory or expression of sympathy for her family.

On January 23, 1971, Delma was born to Gloria T. Sanchez and Luvin R. Sanchez in Roswell, New Mexico. She graduated from Goddard High School in 1989.

During Delma’s life, she worked for Furr’s Super Market, Office Max, McCoy’s and Home Health. Her most favorite job of all was being a mom to her three beautiful daughters. Delma enjoyed spending time outdoors and watching her girls play sports. She cherished her family and loved being with them and her fur baby, Blu, always by her side.

Delma had a good sense of humor and loved to joke around and make people’s day. She had the purest heart of gold and a very infectious smile. Delma had deep faith in God and loved going to church. She loved to cook, Delma was the best at everything. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends. “We love you to infinity and beyond, forever in our hearts.”

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Those left to carry on Delma’s legacy are her three daughters: Victoria Sanchez and companion, Adrian Lopez, Alexis Sanchez, Olivia Mendoza; and fur baby, Blu all of Roswell, NM; father, Luvin and wife, Franses Sanchez of Ruidoso, New Mexico; sister, Annie Mae Sanchez and companion, Gerado Irirgoyen; brother, Joseph Sanchez and companion, Sandra Barrera all of Roswell, New Mexico; numerous nieces and nephews; great-nieces and nephews; tias and tios; cousins; and longtime family friends: John Gray of Rio Rancho, New Mexico, and Mike Mendoza of Roswell, New Mexico.

Preceding Delma in death were her mother, Gloria T. Sanchez; older brother, Freddie Sanchez; sister, Geraldine Sanchez; as well as Tias and Tios.

Delma’s tribute was beautifully written in her honor by her daughters.

“We Had a Wonderful Mother”

“We had a wonderful Mother,

One who never really grew old;

Her smile was made of sunshine, 

And her heart was solid gold;

Her eyes were as bright as shining stars;

In her cheeks, fair roses you see.

We had a wonderful Mother, And that’s the way it will be.

But take heed, because she’s still keeping an eye on all of us.

So, let’s make sure she will like what she sees.”