The Terpening family has been serving the Artesia area since 1954. Our funeral home offers a full range of traditional and cremation services and pre-arrangement plans to accommodate any family’s final wishes.
To receive our quickest response, please call us at 575-746-2231 - 24 hours a day 365 days a year.
Someone will be there to answer your call and get you the assistance you need when you need it.
Where to Start?
If you are not sure of who to notify or what to do, you should call Terpening & Son Mortuary at 575-746-2231 any time and we will assist you in notifying the proper agencies and planning your loved one's memorial service.
White doves are released at a memorial service to symbolize the releasing of the spirit of a loved one. View Video
Why Have a Public Viewing?
A public viewing is an important way to help mourners gain acceptance- yes, this beloved friend or family member has passed on, and this passing is final. View Article