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Mario Zion Olivas Jr.


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AKA “Zion 50, Boy”

4/12/2001 – 5/11/2021

SERVICES: There will be a viewing for Mario at Anderson Bethany Funeral Home on Monday, May 24, 2021, from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM. A Rosary will be recited on Tuesday, May 25, 2021, at 10:00 AM, followed by a Funeral Service at 11:00 AM, Anderson Bethany Funeral Home. Interment will follow at South Park Cemetery.

Mario was born on April 12, 2001, in Roswell, NM, to Mario, Sr. and Sonya Olivas. He attended school in Dexter till his senior year. Mario was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Dexter, New Mexico. He would help in the choir playing his guitar at the church. Mario’s hobbies and passions were rapping to his music, lowrider cars, cruising, partying, girls, joking around, and working on cars. He enjoyed kicking back with his cousin, Fabian, Cris, Junior, Luis, and friends Sticks, Adam Cereceres, Eduardo Cendejs, Miguel Torres, Carlos Dominguez, and Manuel Renteria.

Everywhere Mario would go, he always had a big smile on his face. Mario had a heart of gold and loved his family very much. His laugh will be unforgettable. Mario was very caring, always putting everyone else before himself, especially his grandma Lydia and grandpa Lazaro.

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Those left to cherish Mario’s memory are his sisters: Serena Morales, Brianna Olivas; lil brother, Ezekiel Olivas; paternal grandparents: Lazaro and Lydia Olivas; several uncles, aunts, and cousins; Godparents: Gaudencio and Maria Elena Mendoza.

Mario is preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Beatrice Vargas; and great-grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Honorary Pallbearers: Manuel Renteria, Zekiel Olivas, Andres Rodriguez, Rene Aguilar, Erick Olivas, Jay Barrera, Miguel Torres, Fernie Torres, Johnny Olivas, Tino Miramontes, Adrian Zambrano, Sebastian Garcia, Carlos Dominguez, Sticks, and Andrew Valadez.

Pallbearers: Fabian Moreno, Junior Moreno, Cris Moreno, Luis Olivas, Serena Morales, Brianna Olivas, Raul Ray Rivas, Elijah Garcia, Emmanuel Regalado, Adan Cereceres, Eduardo Cendejs, and Anthony Fame Cobos.

In memory of Zion, we ask you to wear a red shirt and chucks.

Guardian Angel from Heaven so bright,
Watching beside me to lead me aright,
Fold thy wings ‘round me and guard me with love,
Softly sing songs to me of Heaven above.

Mario’s tribute was written in his honor by his family.

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