Tamarisk Cemetery

Grandfalls, Ward Co.

Info & Photos Submitted by Eddie Cope  

Eugenio " Gene" Gutierrez,       buried Tamarisk Cemetery, Grandfalls born Nov 30, 1872 in Satevo, Chichuchua MX. died Dec 22, 1960 in Monahans, Ward Co. TX.  Buried Dec 24, 1960 Tamarisk Cemetery, Grandfalls. married to:

Josefina 'Josefa' Lopez        born March 19, 1894 in Chichuhua MX, died Nov 18, 1959 in TX.  Daughter of Jose Marufo and Selsia  Marquez (adopted by Jose Lopez, her mother's husband).  They married July 1, 1908 Reeves Co. TX.   She is buried beside Eugenio, but the grave isn't marked.

Two of their  Children were also buried at Tamarisk:

Simon Guterriez      born March 4, 1910 Bragado, TX died April 28 1989 in Tucson, Pima Co. AZ, is buried in Tamarisk Cemetery, Grandfalls, TX (His he and wife did not live in the same town, I assume that they were separated, she is dead but I don't know if she is buried beside him.OBIT 

Meliquadez 'Mike' Lopez Gutierrez,  born Dec 10 1911, Balmorrhea, Reeves Co. TX,  died April 28, 1977 in Ector Co. Tx. Buried in Tamarisk Cemetery, Grandfalls, TX.  He married: PLOT

Lucia Pallan/Payan daughter of Benito Payan and Maurisco Unknown, born 1912 in Balmorrhea, Reeves Co. TX. Died Dec 25, 1999 in Crane, TX buried in Tamarisk Cemetery also her parents;

Benito Lara Payan born Feb 13, 1882 in (census says TX) died  July 15, 1966 in Ward Co. TX, buried in Tamarisk Cemetery, Grandfalls, TX.  He married Maurisia Unknown about  1900-1907 in TX.  2nd 

Maurisia (Unknown) Payan born about 1882 in TX (per census)  Died Dec 21, 1965, buried in Tamarisk Cemetery, Grandfalls, TX