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Cy Palmer

A celebration of life service is scheduled for 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 27, at Faith Baptist Church for Cy James Palmer of Artesia.

Palmer, 7, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, in Artesia.

Paul Dunbar and Robby Ballew will officiate the services, with interment to follow at Woodbine Cemetery. A rosary will be recited at 6 p.m. today at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church.

Cy was born at 10:27 a.m. Oct. 15, 2010, in Roswell to Chelsea Orona and Joshua Palmer. He was blessed to have a bonus dad, Robert Orona Jr., and bonus mom, Tieler Palmer, who played major roles in his life with great care and love.

Cy was the coolest brother to London, Chase, Robbie, Patrick, Jonah and honorary cousin/brother Bryson, all of whom looked up to him.

He was one special Bean to his aunt Krista “Ta” Matthews. His other aunts include Nykole Cauhape, Danielle Taylor and Candice Barley. He had amazing uncles named Seth Tidwell, Steve Vargas, Ryan, Jacob and Jordan Orona, Nick and Chris Archibeque, and Eric Kaiser.
He is the maternal grandson of Sandi “Nan” and Don “Pa” Tidwell and paternal grandson of Cecil “Grandma” and Jim “Papa Jim” Palmer. He was also blessed to have bonus grandparents: Janelle “G-ma” and David “Papa” Archibeque, and Amy “Hun” and Glen “Grandad” Kaiser.

He was the maternal great-grandson of Ronnie and Barbara Matthews, Karen Matthews, Pat Claburn, and Jerry Tidwell. He was the paternal great-grandson of Duane and Loretta Palmer, Connie Martinez, Raul Torrez, and Uncle Doug Palmer.

Cy also had numerous aunts and uncles, and a boatload of cousins.

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