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Linda L (Dement) Hamrick

August 18, 1939 ~ July 20, 2017 (age 77)

HAMRICK: Linda Lee Hamrick, 78, of Maricopa, Ariz., passed away July 20, 2017, in Silver City. Funeral services were held Sunday, July 23, at Bright Funeral Home with Joseph Gros of Calgary Chapel officiating. Linda Lee was born in Big Spring, Texas, on Aug. 18, 1939, to J.B. Nall Jr. and Marjorie Oneida Dement. She graduated from Big Spring High School and attended Eastern New Mexico University in Portales, where she studied secretarial education. She married William B. Hamrick in Big Spring, Texas, on Jan. 15, 1960, and had four beautiful children. As an Air Force wife and mother, she had the opportunity to raise their children in several regions around the world. After returning to Roswell in 1985, she became an executive assistant in information systems for New Mexico Military Institute. In 2001, she moved to Portales to be close to her beloved family. In 2012, she retired from her position as telecom specialist at Eastern New Mexico University and moved to Maricopa, Ariz., where she could enjoy the great weather and tend to her garden. Linda is survived by her children, son Curtis Hamrick and his wife, Heidi, of Maricopa, Ariz., son Kenney Hamrick and his fiancée, Sylvia Cecil, of Buffalo Gap, Texas, daughter Tanya Thompson and her husband, Kevin, of Silver City, and daughter Teri Thatcher and her husband, Ty, of Clovis, N.M.; sister, Jan Brothers of Silver City; nephew, Christopher Nunoz; grandchildren, Amber, Holly, Sarah, Kylee, Zach, Bailee, Kahri, Tristan, Dalton, Boston, Grace and CJ; great-grandchildren, Abby, Camryn, Skylar, Rylee, Ashley, Finley and Charlotte; and her beloved pets, Maggie Mae and Mojo. She was preceded in death by her father, mother, and grandson, Russell Hamrick. Bright Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements, “Traditional Services and Care for Your Family and Friends,” 210 W. College Ave., Silver City. Phone 575-388-1911. Remembrances can be made at

 Service Information

Funeral Service
July 23, 2017

1:30 PM
Bright Funeral Home Chapel
210 W. College Ave.
Silver City, New Mexico 88061

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