|Birth: ||Jun. 19, 1939|
|Death: ||Nov. 28, 2012|
Services for Cordelia Ann Dempsey-Leeds, 73, of Casa Blanca, N.M., will include a Traditional Wake on Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, at the family home in Casa Blanca.
The church service will be held on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, at the Laguna-Acoma Baptist Indian Mission, in Budville, N.M., at 11 a.m.
Burial will follow at the church cemetery.
Pastor Byron Sarracino will officiate.
Cordelia was born on June 19, 1939, to Clifford Leeds, Sr. and Eileen Leeds in Albuquerque, N.M.
She passed away on Nov. 28, 2012, in Casa Blanca.
Cordelia retired from her career as a schoolteacher for the Albuquerque Public Schools.
She is survived by her children: Arian Dempsey, of Casa Blanca; Lanell Chee, of Rio Rancho, N.M.; Grace Dempsey-Ward, of Seattle, Wash.; and Claudia Dempsey-Boles, of Aiea, Hawaii; sisters: Katherine Lente, of Albuquerque; Florence Parker, of Tuscon, Ariz.; and Sarah Tsosie of Seama, N.M.; 13 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her parents: Clifford Leeds, Sr. and Eileen Leeds; son: Dean Dempsey; brother: Clifford Leeds, Jr.; sisters: Sunshine Valeria and Ruth Marvin.
Pallbearers will be: Cherokee E. Boles, Jr., Anthony J. Boles, Dean John Boyles, Mike Martinez, William Martinez, Scott Martinez, Noah Segura and Micah Segura.
Honorary Pallbearers will be: Arlond Dempsey, Steven Ward, Joe Segura, Jr., Alvin Tsosie, Jr. and Robert Leeds.
Compassion Mortuary, Grants, N.M., is in charge of arrangements.
Laguna-Acoma Baptist Indian Mission Cemetery
New Mexico, USA
Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
Record added: Dec 03, 2012
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