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Leticia S. Webb

De Baca County News of Fort Sumner, New Mexico

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Leticia S. Webb, 76 of Fort Sumner, walked into the arms of her Heavenly Father, Saturday, October 31, 2015 at Guadalupe County Hospital following an illness. Her family was at her bedside.

Leticia was born February 25, 1939 in Ricardo, NM to the home of Nicholas Jose and Leonorita (Gauna) Samora. She attended schools in Yeso and Fort Sumner.

Leticia married Jerry Webb in 1971 at Fort Sumner. She worked for many years as a waitress at Fort Sumner restaurants and cafes. She also traveled with Jerry on his construction jobs and worked traffic control at road construction sites. She also worked at the Pecos Valley Care Center for several years.

Leticia was a member of the Valley Quilting Club, she spent many hours working on crafts, embroidery and making quilts. She was a longtime member of The Church on The Hill in Fort Sumner.

She is preceded in death by her parents; grandson Derrick Casaus and sisters Eloisa Samora, Geraldine Conklin and Aurora Levario.

Survivors include Jerry Webb, her husband of 43 years, daughters Mae Cortese of Fort Sumner, Anna Mae Cordova (James) of Albuquerque, Betsy Romero of Fort Sumner, Dona Romero of Clovis, Theresa Scott of Albuquerque; sons Donnie Romero (Darlene) of Clovis and Paul Webb (Kerri) of Fort Sumner; brothers Nick Zamora (Louisa) of Portales, Raymond Samora of Fort Sumner, Sosteno Samora (Leona) of Clovis, Lucio Samora (Annabelle) of Roswell, Manuel Samora (Cecilia) of Albuquerque; sisters Cecilia Servatius (Gene) of Lubbock and Corrine Marez (Guillermo) of Albuquerque. Also surviving are 18 grandchildren, 20 greatgrandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild along with numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, November 3, 2015 from The Church on The Hill with Pastor Anna Teeter-Gentile officiating. Burial followed at Fort Sumner Cemetery. Pallbearers included grandchildren Carrie Capell, Jamie Campos, Jenny Campos, Kelsey Romero, Kurstin Webb, Alaysia Casaus, Tiara Garcia, Aliah Scott, Jared Romero, Sam Cortese and Javin Webb.

Arrangements are under the direction of Chavez Funeral Home, 830 N. Fifth Street, Fort Sumner, NM. (575) 355-2311.

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Original Publication Date: November 5, 2015

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