Cecil T. Begay, 81, of Farmington, NM passed away on Sunday, January 5, 2020 in Farmington, NM. He was born on June 20, 1938 in Beclabito, NM to Theodore and Thelma Begay. Cecil is born to To’aheedliinii and born for Oozei Tachinii.
Cecil loved being around family. He will be greatly missed.
Cecil is preceded in death by his wife Helen “Inez” Begay; parents, Theodore and Thelma Begay; brothers, Willie Begay, Jim Begay, Roger Begay, Robert Begay, David Begay; sister, Jean Johnson.
Cecil is survived by daughters, Sharon Lee, Sylvia Begay, Cecilia Werito, Rosita Toledo, Michelle Woody, Valerie Johnson, Genevieve Nez; brothers Richard Begay, Tom Begay; sisters, Mary John, Hazel Lee; grandchildren, Ranissa, Rylus, Rodena, Virdelle, Virgil Jr., Shawntay, Shawndee, Calvin, Calvina, Corey, Cassandra, Catrina, Cordelia, Cyle, Audrianna, Ryan, Andrea, Erica, Eric, Latoya; great-grandchildren, Jaquel, Rakaiah, Lauriah, RaQias, Junelynn, Raysean, Ciara, Bianca, Elijah, Amaya, Sophia, Catalina, Cyla, Cyra, Caisen, Chenoa, McKaylee, EmmaRose, Steven, Sean, Shea, Meredith, Carlo, Shalaya, Jayden, Tayden, Kayden, and Savannah.
A funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, January 10, 2020 at Cross Roads Community Church, 2400 N. Butler Ave., burial will follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery. A reception will then take place at Cross Roads Church.
Pallbearers are Corey Werito, Cyle Werito, Rylus Lee, Wade Smith, Eric Woody, Calvin Begay, Jerome Padilla, and Fabian Valdez.
Memorials and donations may be made to Michelle Woody 505-608-4275.
Cecil’s care is entrusted to Cope Memorial Kirtland Chapel, 505-598-9636. Those who wish to express their condolences may do so at www.serenityandcompany.com.
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