Memorial services for Celia Ruiz, 72 of Lubbock will be Thursday 11 AM in Calvillo Funeral Home Chapel. with Rev. James Alan Ehlo officiating. Arrangements we’re made under direction of Calvillo Funeral Home and Chapel. Mrs. Ruiz was called to be with the Lord on Friday, June 2, 2017. She was born on April 9, 1945 in Harlingen, Texas to the late Gilbert and Trinidad Rodriguez. She married Johnny Ruiz on June 10, 1962 in Lubbock.
Celia spent her happiest days traveling the world; Las Vegas in particular was one her favorite places to visit, she liked gambling. Growing plants was one her favorite hobbies, in which everyone knew she had a green thumb. Her greatest passion however was spending time with her family.
Those left to honor her memory are her husband Johnny Ruiz of Lubbock; three daughters Lydia Licon, Nina Elias and Ann Ruiz all of Lubbock; Brother Gilbert Rodriguez of New Braunfels; her sisters Minerva Adams of Lubbock, Anita Miller of California; Twelve grandchildren