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“I'm so sorry for your loss. May the love and support of family and friends help make your grief more bearable. Be sure to pour out your heart in...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Pat

“Vance and I have known each other for 60 years.We worked together at the Carlsbad,N.M. fire dept. for several years before becoming New Mexico State...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Dwain Johnston - Farmington, NM

“My father, Captain AJ Smith interviewed and recommended Mr. Adams into the NMSP and he became a dear friend to the Smith family. He helped me out...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Arnold Smith Jr. - Portales, NM

“Lt. Adams was my supervisor and mentor. As the youngest communications supervisor ever hired by the NMSP his support and insight was invaluable to...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: LaDonna McElroy Plew - Moriarty, NM

“Vance was my sgt. When we worked narcotics in Roswell, Hobbs, and other places. R.I.P. Brother. ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“I first met Vance when I joined APD as a PSA, in 1967! He has always had a great sense of humor and is a cop's cop. You will be missed Vance! ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Bill Riley - Albuquerque, NM

“Vance was in my State Police Academy Class. He was an excellent police officer and a great person. We have lost one of the good ones.RespectfullyKen...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“Our most heartfelt sympathy and condolences to the Adams family in their time of grief. Vance was a cop's cop, he was firm but fair. He was a...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Klarence & Laurel Kraemer - NM

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Theo was born on March 24, 1935 and passed away on Wednesday, May 10, 2017.

Theo was a resident of New Mexico at the time of passing.

Service will be held on Friday, May 19, 2017, 10:00 am, at Daniels Family Funeral Services - Sara Chapel. To view information or leave a condolence please visit www.danielsfuneral.com Daniels Family Funeral Services 4310 Sara Road SE Rio Rancho, NM 87124 505-892-9920 Graveside Service MAY 19. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Vista Verde Memorial Park 4310 Sara Road SE Rio Rancho, NM, US, 87124 Graveside Service begins.

In lieu of flowers please send memorial contributions in honor of Vance to the Alzheimer's Association www.alz.org / or Alzheimer's Association 9500 Montgomery Blvd. NE Suite 212 Albuquerque, NM 87111.