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Jerry McDowell Wallis

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“Jim, Scott, and Dave, my sincerest and most heartfelt condolences go out to you and your family's. I will miss my friend. ”
1 of 3 | Posted by: Carmen Aragon - Las Cruces, NM

“Scott and family, we were so sorry to hear of Jerry's passing. I would stop by her room at Desert Peaks to say "hi" and to chat. She was always...Read More »
2 of 3 | Posted by: A friend

“Jim, Scott and David, I'm so sorry to hear about your sweet mother. I have wonderful memories of her from our Van Horn days. My thoughts and...Read More »
3 of 3 | Posted by: A friend

Jerry was born on January 9, 1931 and passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2019.

Jerry was a resident of Las Cruces, New Mexico at the time of passing.

She attended school in Paris, Texas from the first grade through high school graduating when she was just sixteen in 1947.

She met a young sailor fresh out of the Navy while working at a S.S. Kresge Department Store and quietly confided to her friend and co-worker, "I'm going to marry that man!.

The family will receive friends during Visitation on Wednesday, May 15th from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. at La Paz-Graham Funeral Home located at 555 W. Amador Avenue in Las Cruces. Funeral services will be held Thursday morning, May 16th, at 10:00 a.m. at the La Paz Graham Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.