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Barbara Jean Poss Acosta
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Birth: Oct. 3, 1940
New Mexico, USA
Death: Aug. 29, 2013
Luna County
New Mexico, USA

Barbara Jean Acosta, 72, of Deming, N.M. died Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013. She was born to the late Aubrey and Margaret Poss on Oct. 3, 1940. She was the second of eight siblings. She was married to Ruben Acosta who survives her of the family home. Ruben was always by her side during her illness. Barbara worked for TMC in Roswell, N.M. for many years until the plant closed down. She then relocated to Deming and worked for Sparten Electronics as a Corporate buyer until she retired. Barbara was active in her church and she loved to travel with her loving husband. She loved her husband, family, and friends. Barbara is survived by two loving sons, Danny Bates of Austin, Texas; Ted Bates of Albuquerque, N.M. and one loving daughter, Darla Shannon of Roswell, N.M.; two brothers, Joe Poss of San Antonio, Texas and Aubrey Poss also of San Antonio, Texas; four sisters, Audrey Martin of San Antonio, Texas; Frances Boren of Houston, Texas; Patsy Ward and her husband Jimmy of Spring Branch, Texas and Janet Prochnow of North Dakota. She is also survived by five grandchildren and one great grandchild. She is preceded in death by both her parents. Viewing will be on Friday, Sept. 6, 2013 from 5-7 p.m. at Terrazas Funeral Chapel in Deming,N.M.. Funeral service will be on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013 at 2 p.m. at Bethel Baptist Church with Pastor Bruce Mauldin officiating. Followed by an Interment at Mt. View Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Joe Poss, Aubrey Poss, Ted Bates, Danny Bates, Michael Shannon and Steve Shannon. Honorary pallbearers will be Wayne Lindsey, Richard Leyba, Daniel Salas, Luis Abril, Sam Trujillo and Jimmy Ward. Arrangements are with Terrazas Funeral Chapels and Crematory "Trusted care for the ones you Love"~575-546-0070. To send your condolences, visit

Aubrey Poss 1918-2001 not on FaG.
Margaret Ellen Burke Poss 1917-2003 not on FaG 
Mountain View Cemetery
Luna County
New Mexico, USA
Created by: Littlepip
Record added: Oct 09, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 118415128
Barbara Jean <i>Poss</i> Acosta
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