Graveside services are scheduled for 10:00 AM, Friday, November 13, 2020 at Woodbine Cemetery for Manuel B. Molina of Artesia, New Mexico.
Mr. Molina, 83, died November 10, 2020 at his daughter’s home in Artesia.
Visitation will be at Terpening & Son Mortuary from 9:00 am to 9:30 am on Friday.
Manuel was born March 25, 1937 in Redford, Texas; the son of Valentin Molina and Josefa Bonilla Molina.
He was a longtime resident of Artesia. On April 17, 1957 he was married to Jessie Bustamante in Carlsbad, NM. He was a heavy equipment operator for the county for many years. He loved spending time with his family, and raising his chickens and many other pets. He enjoyed the outdoors, woodworking and many other crafts.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter Olivia Bennett, brother Valentin Molina, sisters Cuca Carrasco, Maria Leyba and Manuela Ochoa.
Survivors include his son Jerry Molina; daughter Erma Briones; a sister Juana Dominquez; and by 8 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.
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