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Susan Newman, 70, a resident of Caballo, NM, died on Sunday, April 21, 2019, at her home. 

She was born on May 23, 1948 in Tucson, AZ to Robert and Mary Ellen (Carter) Ramsey. Susan was a horticulturist and managed Animas Creek Nursery for 23 years as an expert tree grower.  She was an avid ocean diver and fisherman.  Susan graduated from NAU, Phi Beta Kappa in 1969 with her BA in languages.  She was always active in serving the poor and disenfranchised and she also supported the No Kill animal shelters for 25 years. 

Survivors include her husband, Lee Newman; children – Todd Newman and Malcom Newman; and grandchild, Alex Newman. 

Funeral Services will be held on Monday, April 29, 2019, at 2:00 P.M. at the Church at the Butte ( 516 NM-195, Elephant Butte, NM 87935) with a reception to follow.   


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  • Thursday, April 25, 2019
    The staff of Kirikos Family Funeral Home, Inc. will keep you and your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to assist you in your time of need.
    ~ Kirikos Family Funeral Home
  • Tuesday, April 30, 2019
    We're so sorry to hear you are suffering the loss of your dear loved one. May you find strength and some comfort in the words found in Psalms 9:9, which reads: “Jehovah will become a secure refuge for the oppressed, A secure refuge in times of distress.” Our loving God cares about us and is ready to bring us comfort if we allow him (1John 5:14). He also has made the provision of a resurrection RIGHT HERE ON EARTH when it is restored into a beautiful paradise (Acts 24:15; Isaiah 55:11). Can you see yourself welcoming back to life your dear loved one? Find out more about this resurrection online at JW.ORG
    ~ R&R Lopez
  • Saturday, May 4, 2019
    To the Family, so sorry for your loss. Hope you will be comforted in knowing that Susan has the prospect of being resurrected, healthy (in the flesh), to Paradise Earth just as Jehovah God has promised. In fact , the vast majority will enjoy everlasting life right here on earth as God had intended from the beginning. God's Kingdom will do this under the rule of Jesus Christ. READ John 5:28, 29, Job 14:14, 15,Psalms 37:29, Matthew 6:9,10, Matthew 5:5 and Revelation 21:2-4 Go To: JW.ORG
    ~ DW   Spring, TX
  • Wednesday, May 1, 2019
    We are so very sorry to all of the Newman family for this most tragic loss. Susan was cherished. Her smile was as big as her heart.
    ~ Steve and Martha Northup   Santa Fe, NM