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                                IN MEMORIAM
Robert “Bob” Eugene Arnett entered into the hands of his Lord and Savior on Wednes- day, May 22, 2019 at the age of 85. He was
a loving father, grandfather and mentor and will be greatly missed. Bob was predeceased by his beloved parents Myrtle and Claude Arnett, his loving wife Wilma Jean Arnett,
his loving granddaughter Joni Arnett. He is survived by his loving children; Eddie Arnett (Amy), Bobbette Arnett Montes (Gilberto), Jon Arnett (Susan), his beloved grandchildren; Bobby Arnett (Ana), Manon Arnett, J.R. Arnett (Felicia), Andre Montes (Stephanie), great-grandchildren; Brett, Preston, William, Victoria, Sydney and Grayson Arnett. He was a longtime horse trainer and became one of the most successful trainers in the history of New Mexico, dominating the sport like few trainers in New Mexico ever have. Arnett
won many stakes races and in one stretch at Sunland Park he won the trainer champion- ship 11 years in a row. For his entire career,
he won a total of 2,431 races and although purses weren’t as big in those early days his horses earned $7,340,270. Graveside Services were held on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 9:30AM at Memory Gardens of the Valley
in Santa Teresa, NM, with Chaplain Donald Stover officiating. Pallbearers were Bobby Arnett, Andre Montes, J.R Arnett, William Arnett, Brett Easetman, and Preston Arnett. Reception was held in Rileys at Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino. The Family would like to give their gratitude to Hospice of El Paso for their care and compassion and Sunland Park Casino for their hospitality. Services were entrusted to Sunset Funeral Home-West, 480 N. Resler Dr. Please visit the online registry at
Jeanette Bills Rogers, 80, passed away on Thursday, June 6, 2019. Jeanette was born
in Fort Worth, Texas on December 1, 1938. She was the youngest of two children of Clifford and Elsie Bills. A lifelong resident of the lower valley. She grew up in Fabens, then married and moved to a farm in Clint. She was a member of The First Methodist Church of Fabens, a past Matron of the Eastern
Stars and served as PTA President during
her children’s school years. She worked hard keeping the family business books organized and enjoyed her time at the Casino. Jeanette was a wonderful wife, mama, grandma, great-grandma, daughter and sister. In the eyes of her family there was no one better. She was always there for her family. She was
a woman with such a caring heart and would do anything for her family and friends. She looked forward to spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Her family was her greatest pride and joy. She will truly be missed by all. Preceded in death by her parents, Clifford and Elsie Bills and her brother, James (Jimmy) Bills. Mrs. Rogers is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, Jerry Rogers; son, Gerald Case (Casey) Rogers and his wife, Lisa; daughter, Karen Maureen Rogers Gombert and her husband Roy; five grandchildren: Amber Burns and her husband John, Kelly Arias and her husband Nick, Jarett Rogers and his wife Ana, Jason Gombert and Jenna Rogers: six great-grandchildren: Nicholas, and Sarah Arias, Addelyn and Harper Burns, Layton Rogers and a little great-granddaughter on the way; one niece and nephew and numer- ous dear friends.
DOMINGUEZ May 29, 2019
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Longtime horse trainer Henry Dominguez passed away on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at the age of 61. Henry, is from El Paso, graduated from Austin High School, and was one of the area’s most well- known and respected trainers. He ran his horses in Arizona, California, Colorado, Kentucky, Oklahoma and Texas but most of his horses ran in New Mexico. Henry recently enjoyed the winners circle at SunRay Park & Casino in Farmington, N.M. He was a jockey from 1974-1983, and worked as an assistant trainer for hall of famer, D. Wayne Lukas, trained under his brother Caesar Dominguez and Johnnie Nall before going out on his own in the early 90’s
During his time as a trainer, Dominguez won 1,885 races and his horses earned more than $37 million. This year alone, he had saddled 34 win- ners. One of his career highlights was racing at the Kentucky Derby in 2012 and 2015.
Henry respected his team and knew it was teamwork that helped Dominguez Racing achieve its’ goals. “Mr. D” will be known for his whit, his contagious smile and always willing to help oth- ers...never asking or expecting anything in return.
He was predeceased by his beloved father Fran- cisco Dominguez and his brother Albert Dominguez (Lisa). He is survived by his beloved mother Julieta Dominguez, his loving wife Shannon Vanecek Dominguez, his beloved daughter Terra Dominguez, his beloved step-children; Katyee Elston (David), Allyson Purdom & Hunter Purdom, “James Ruiz”, his beloved siblings; Ceasar Dominguez (Joanne), Oscar Dominguez (Cheryl), Jose Dominguez (Sandy Irwin), Leticia Gutierrez (Carlos), Sandy Tovar, his loving grandchildren; Marlee Callis and July Elston. Henry will also be remembered by many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends
Visitation was held from 5:00PM to 8:00PM, with a Holy Rosary at 7:00PM at Sunset Funeral Home-West on Tuesday, May 4,2019 . A Funeral Mass was held on Wednesday, May 5, 2019 at 10:00AM at St. Matthew Catholic Church, 400 W. Sunset Rd. Interment followed at Memory Gardens of the Valley in Santa Teresa, NM. The Dominguez Family requested all who attend to wear the color blue in celebration of his life. Services were entrusted to Sunset Funeral Home-West, 480 N. Resler Dr.

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