Carla Carolina Graham,

Carla Carolina Graham,

Of Lower Ranchitos, passed away peacefully on March 25, 2021 surrounded by her family.  Carla was born April 4, 1948, in Ranchos de Taos, New Mexico to Carolina Cortez and Eliseo Miera and is preceded in death by her parents, her brother Daniel (Cecelia) Cortez, nephew Ronnie Tafoya, mother and father-in-law, Don and Soledad Graham; brother-in-law, Toby Graham, sisters-in- law, Sally Graham, Delia Graham, Roni Romo and Betty Tafoya. She was a business owner of Village Beauty Shop for 35 years, she worked at Kachina Beauty Shop and finished her career working beside her husband and Johnny’s Barber Shop.  She will always be remembered for her love of her family and friends and her eyes lit up when she saw them. Carla was always able to bring people together by her amazing cooking, especially her red and green chile, calabacitas and menudo.  She won numerous awards at the Taos County Fair for her salsa.  She loved to cook and bake for everyone.  She was always a favorite of young kids because she would invite them to watch Disney movies and make snacks for them.  She was devoted to her family and is survived by her husband, Ruben, daughters Kristin Graham Chavez (Anthony), Kimberly Archuleta (Frank), grandchildren Landen Archuleta, Ariana Trujillo, Caleb Archuleta and great grandson, Noah Lee Archuleta due in July.  She is also survived her brothers Tony Tafoya, Ramon Cortez (Maryann), Joe Miera (Dolores), Bernice Valerio (Armando), Cindy Jeantette (Peter), Jimmy Miera (Dianna).  In-laws, Robert Graham, Leroy Graham (Geneva), Dolores Chavez, (Tino), numerous nieces, nephews, loving relatives, friends, and customers. Carla will be missed here but no doubt welcomed with loving arms above.  Rest in peace. The family of Carla Carolina Graham has entrusted the care of their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home of Taos. www.devargastaos.com 1-866-657-4019

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