Priest, Roxanna

Roxanna Y. Priest, 44, of Artesia, died Wednesday, March 29, 2006, at her home.

Born Oct. 28, 1961, in Clovis to Jake and Viola (Berry) Box, she married Layton Priest on June 21, 1980, in Elida. She moved to Artesia in 1993 from Roswell.

She was a homemaker and a member of Trinity Temple Assembly of God.

She was preceded in death by a son, Jonathan Wesley Priest, in 2003.

Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Starla Priest of Oklahoma City, Okla.; her father, of Clovis; her mother, Viola Lockridge of Clovis; a sister, Ruth Davis of Clovis; her maternal grandmother, Fannie Mae Nuckles of Elida; and a nephew, Dustin Davis of Clovis.

Pastor Bobby Argo will officiate at the services.

Burial is at Woodbine Cemetery, Artesia.

Pallbearers will be Martin Lopez, Louie Reyes, Angel Gonzalez, Eddie Foreline, Cotton Patton and Bob Plummer.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to favorite charity.

Visitation will be at Terpening & Son Mortuary in Artesia beginning at 2 p.m. today.

Arrangements are by Terpening & Son Mortuary, Artesia.