|Birth: ||Oct. 13, 1918|
|Death: ||Dec. 15, 2007|
Services were held Monday, December 17, 2007, at Terpening & Son Chapel, Artesia, New Mexico.
Mr. Acosta, 89, died Saturday, December 15, 2007 at his home.
Mr. Acosta was born October 13, 1918 in Barancos, Mexico; the son of Macario Acosta and Bonifacia (Melendez) Acosta.
On Aug. 18, 1940 he was married to Dominga Porras in Mexico. He came to Artesia in 1940 from Mexico.
He was a farm laborer and member of Jehovah's Witnesses.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a son.
Survivors include his wife Dominga Acosta of the family home; daughter Mary Franco and husband Paul of Artesia; sons Manuel Acosta and wife Helen of Artesia, Epemino Acosta and wife Gloria of Roswell, N.M., Jesse Acosta and wife Emma of Artesia, Ereminio Acosta of Roswell, Salvador Acosta and wife Lydia of Midland, Texas, and Mack Acosta of Artesia; sisters Lola Machuca of Pecos, Texas Inez Olivas of Odessa, Texas, and Tomasa Salgado of Pecos; brother Pete Acosta of Pecos; 12 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandson; numerous nieces, nephews and many friends.
Maria Dominga Porras Acosta (1919 - 2011)
New Mexico, USA
Plot: San Marcos 2 BB
Created by: Delma Ingram
Record added: Dec 15, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23415779