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Jennifer C. Bliss

Jennifer C. Bliss

Services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 14, at First Baptist Church for Jennifer C. Bliss Turpin of Artesia.

Bliss, 39, passed away Tuesday, June 7, 2016, at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio, Texas.

Rev. Rick Sullivan will officiate at the services, with interment to follow at Woodbine Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Kyle Cooper, Aaron Fugate, Sammy Garcia, P.J. Sternadel, Jimmy Ray Garcia and Justin Tudor.

Visitation will begin at noon Monday at Terpening & Son Mortuary.

Jennifer was born May 8, 1977, in Kermit, Texas, to Bennie and Ramona “Mony” (Lattion) Tudor. She moved to Artesia in 1987 from Texas and was a resident since.

She was a dog groomer in Artesia for many years. She attended both Faith Baptist and First Baptist Church. Jennifer was very active in supporting her children and was a Cheer Mom for softball and tennis.

Survivors include her parents, Mony Fuller and husband Casey of Artesia; father Bennie Tudor and wife Elaine of Port Lavaca, Texas; aunt Becky Sternadel of Lake Ivy, Texas; grandmother Patty Fuller of Artesia; daughters Breanna Cooper and husband Kyle, Alisha Hill, and Devin Turpin, all of Artesia; sisters Nikki Tudor, Kari Bliss, Katie Tudor, and Kasey Tudor, all of Texas; brothers Dennis Bliss and Justin Tudor, both of Texas; granddaughter Kylieanna Cooper of Artesia and another grandchild on the way; uncle Mike Fuller of Lake Arthur; aunt Danette Malone of Artesia; and numerous other uncles, aunts and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Clarice Lattion, and cousin, David Hooten.

The family will greet people following the service at 707 N. 16th St. after lunch.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society or Paws & Claws.

Arrangements are under the direction of Terpening & Son Mortuary. Condolences may be expressed online at www.artesiafunerals.com.