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Cora Bell Archuleta

May 20, 1925 ~ September 7, 2019 (age 94)


Cora Bell Archuleta, 94, of Roswell, born May 20, 1925 left this world, hand in hand, with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on September 7, 2019


She married Ernest Maez Archuleta on May 14, 1941 and he precedes her in death.


Cora was a member of the Joy center, Senior Circle, Adult center and St. John’s Catholic Church.


She is preceded in death by her parents Charlie and Lupe V. Bell, Son: Albert B. Archuleta, Sisters: Dorothy Castro, Elizabeth, and Erminda Sanchez, Brother: Irvin Bell, Granddaughter:  Nicole R. Archuleta and Great Granddaughter:  Kyra M. Connolly.


Those left to cherish her in memory are Bobby Archuleta (Yolanda), Lewis Archuleta (Sherry) her grandchildren: Sara Connolly (Michael), Katrina Smith (Jason), Robert Archuleta (Lacey), Eric Archuleta, great grandchildren: Zoe Smith, Mia Smith, Kaitlyn Smith, Eric Archuleta, Christopher Archuleta.


Pallbearers will be Bobby Archuleta, John Suarez, Robert Archuleta, Leroy Bell, Jason Smith, and Jerry Gutierres. Serving as Honorary Pallbearers are Frank Sedillo, Eric Archuleta, Dominic Bell and Michael Connolly.


Special Thanks to: Encompass Health-Hospice (especially Jimmie & Jose), Casa Maria Staff, all friends and family for their thoughts and prayers.  Ballard Funeral Home for their kindness and compassion at our time of need.

Cora will be greatly missed while she meets up with her loved ones in Heaven.

To send flowers to Cora's family, please visit our floral store.


September 10, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Ballard Funeral Chapel
910 S. Main St.
Roswell, NM 88201

September 11, 2019

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
St. John's Catholic Church
506 S. Lincoln
Roswell, NM 88203

Funeral Mass
September 11, 2019

10:00 AM
St. John's Catholic Church
506 S. Lincoln
Roswell, NM 88203

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