Frances Blea (Lujan), age 99, born in Marfa, Texas and resident of Albuquerque, passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2019. Mrs. Blea is survived by her children, Charles Blea and wife, Irene, Johnie Blea and wife, Rebecca, Anthony Blea and wife, Andrea, Joe Blea, Perla Archibeque, Jesse Blea and wife, Carol; sister, Susanna Gomez; twenty-four grandchildren; numerous great and great-great-grandchildren as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
A visitation will be Wednesday, July 31, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. until 8:30 a.m. Holy Family Catholic Church, 562 Atrisco Dr. SW, with a Rosary to be recited at 8:30 a.m. followed by Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 9:00 a.m. Interment will take place Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 9:45 a.m. at Santa Fe National Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Brian Wood, Mark Blea, Jonathan Blea, James Sedillo, Rick Chavez and Amos Blea. Honorary Pallbearers will be Lorenzo Blea, Steve Blea and Charles Blea Jr.