Mary Faye Self, 88, was born January 4, 1929 in Elmdale, TX to Holly and Lila Carlile. She passed away in Las Cruces, NM on October 10, 2017.
She had been in the community since 1959. She married Leon Self in Hobbs on November 16, 1972. She had worked as a telephone operator for 11 years and CB Oilfield Rental Tool for about 12 years. Church was always first to her. Mary enjoyed golfing and volunteered at M.O.P.S, Desert Springs, Pink Ladies and the Women’s Golf Association.
Mary is survived by her sons; David (Lynn) Gates of Georgia, Jason Self of NM, and Brandon Self of Hobbs, her daughters; Carolyn (Jerry) Culwell, Sally (Ben) Rhoda of Indiana, and Karen Livily of Indiana, her brother; Edward Carlile of Rusk, TX and sisters; Juanita Strickland of Gulfport, MS and Linda DeParto of Diamondhead, MS, 12 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren; great-great-grandchildren, and many very special friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, brothers; James Carlile and Billy Carlile, sisters; Bernice Santamaria, Ella Mae Young, Lilah Kay Carlile and her son Eddy Earl Weddle.
Very sad to here about Mrs Self. Sending my prayers and condolences.
James WelchRio Rancho, NM
Sally and Family,
Thinking of you during this sad time. Praying God will comfort you, and also protect you while you are traveling. May Mary RIP.
Johnann AllenCollege Station, NM
My thoughts are with all of the Carlile and Self family today. Aunt Mary was a very special lady to me even though I didn't get to know her as well as I wanted to. I wish I could be there to say goodbye.
Jill Carlile GrumblesFarmington, MN