Lopez, Mary

Mary Lopez
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Mary Lopez, 60, of Portales died Friday, July 8, 2005, at her home.

She was born Jan. 3, 1945, in Artesia to Dominga and Frutoso Morales. She was married Manuel Lopez on Oct. 15, 1965 . They moved to Pecos, Texas, in 1968, and remained there until 2004 when they moved to Portales so her daughters could help with her care.

She was a member of Evangelica de Dios en Cristo Jesus.

Family members said she was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was a member of Iglesia Evangelica de Dios en Cristo Jesus.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

She is survived by her husband,; a son, Raymond Lopez (and wife, Crissy) of Lubbock; two daughters, Melissa Lopez of Pecos and Cassandra Lopez of Portales; eight grandchildren, Adam and Andrew Garcia, Christy, Raymond Jr., Orlando, Ashley, Amber and Angela Lopez; a brother, Benny Morales of Roswell; and five sisters, Cecilia Morales, Louisa Morales, Sophia Morales, Rachel Morales and Marianne Morales all of Artesia.

The Rev. Manuel Ornelas will officiate the services.

Burial will follow in Portales Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Adam Garcia, Andrew Garcia, Raymond Lopez, Jr. and Daniel Lucero.

Arrangements are under the direction of Wheeler Mortuary of Portales.