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Jessica Martinez (#47117744)
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Kenneth D. Bogard
Opal Merrit Garland obit.
I added a memorial before yours but you have the family links. I have an obituary and would like for you to copy it and add to the memorial you created. Let me know when you finish that and I will delete my entry.
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Birth: Sep. 12, 1917
Death: Dec. 28, 2007 [Edit Dates]

Opal Garland, 90, was called home to be with our Lord on Friday, December 28, 2007 at her home with her loving family beside her. Opal was born September 12, 1917 in Van Horn, TX to Tom and Rose (DeMoss) Merrit. Opal married Lloyd Garland on November 18, 1937 who preceded her in death in 1974. She was also preceded in death by her parents and son, Don Garland. Opal was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Estancia; retired after 30 years with the USDA Dept, and served on the Hope Medical Board her passion was taking care of her ranch and was blessed to have lived out her life there. Opal is survived by her step daughter, Betty Meador of Santa Fe, NM; sister, Lynette Cox of Washington State; grandchildren, Collette Valdez and husband Mark; Michelle Garland and great grandchildren, Courtney Valdez and Michael Don Valdez. Funeral Services will be held on Monday, December 31, 2007 at 1:00 PM at First Baptist Church in Estancia; Pastor Carl Russell will be officiating. Interment will follow at the Garland Cemetery. Pallbearers are Wynn Smith, Alfonso Rodriquez, Don Mitchell, Danny Prather, George Martin and Ronnie Schmidt. Honorary Pallbearers will be Ralph Dial and WC Artman. Arrangements entrusted to
Harris-Hanlon Mortuary (505) 847-2331 "Our Family Serving Your Family"
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Garland Cemetery
Torrance County
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Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
Record added: Jan 12, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 23921815

Opal Merrit Garland
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Added by Kenneth D. Bogard on Dec 17, 2016 8:14 AM
RE: Roxy Ryan
You are very welcome! I'm glad I could help. A picture truly is worth a thousand words...when it's about family...yours, mine or anyones :D
Added by Pam on Jul 13, 2013 7:40 AM
P Barela
Of course I will transfer your son's site to you. I really believe that family should take care of their family's sites. My deepest sympathy on your son's passing. Take care, Pauline
Added by P Barela on May 03, 2013 9:21 AM
Patti Muza
Bronks and Spanglers
Added by Patti Muza on Apr 10, 2013 4:05 PM
Patti Muza
Bronk's and Splanger's
HI ; I have down loaded the Bronks and Spanglers I found at the cemetery.I have photos of 8 cards for all the Bronks in the cemetery . You were right , there are some with different namesand some without head-stones.I would send you them but I can't seem to send to AOL. Try leaving me a message to my e-mail and I'll try to attach them to it.I'll talk with you later...Patti
Added by Patti Muza on Apr 09, 2013 4:14 PM
Patti Muza
Bronk's and Splangers
Hi ; My name is Patti Muza and I'm working with Find A Grave . I was at Plainfield Cemetery today looking for your Barry Bronk. I could not find Barry so I talked with the care taker.He gave me all the Bronks in the cemetery but there was no Barry died 2008 there.Could he be under one of his wives family plots? I did take pictures of all the Bronks we could find and also copy's of the cards from his card files. Would you like those? Bronk and Spanglers are well known in this town by the elders who have been here for many years. I think there is even a Bronk Rd.I have alway had trouble with AOL so I hope this gets through . If not I will down load all the Bronk and Spanglers graves I took photo's of..........Patti
Added by Patti Muza on Apr 08, 2013 5:16 PM
Lisa Gerald
Helen Clow Patterson @ Wheatland Cemetery
Hi Jessica -
Regarding your photo request for Helen, I think she is the same person as Nellie C. Patterson; a photo is posted on that memorial. The obituary in the one memorial for Helen Mary Patterson refers to her mother as Nellie. (Looks like a there are many duplicate memorials, which could use merging, for this cemetery.)
Lisa Gerald
Added by Lisa Gerald on Sep 09, 2012 8:07 PM
Keith Sydney
RE: Theresa M Ostinelli Arter and Emmett Edward Arter
Not a problem, glad you liked the photos. Have a great day. Keith
Added by Keith Sydney on Aug 06, 2012 7:03 PM
Tina Beaird
RE: John M McClellan
Jessica, I'm glad you emailed me. You're welcome again, of course! I found I had a whole file on mcclellan's. send me your email at and I'll send you the PDFs.
Added by Tina Beaird on Aug 06, 2012 5:43 PM
Timothy Ory
RE: Robert L Patterson Jr
I am always happy to be able to assist others with their research.
I didn't like the photos I posted so I went back and took another one. The light was much better and the grave marker is more easily read.
Tim Ory
Added by Timothy Ory on Aug 06, 2012 2:38 PM
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