Viewing for Elena H. Tamez, 80, of Lubbock, will begin Tuesday, September 8, 2020 3:00 PM-8:00 PM at Calvillo Funeral Home Chapel-Lubbock. A rosary will be held, Wednesday September 9, 2020 at 7 PM with viewing beginning the same day 11:00 AM-8:00 PM at Calvillo Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services will be held 10 AM, Thursday, September 10, 2020 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with Father Martin Pina officiating. Burial will follow in Peaceful Gardens Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Calvillo Funeral Home.
Mrs. Tamez went to be with the Lord on Sunday, September 6, 2020. She was born on May 21, 1940 in Hidalgo County, Texas to the late Luz and Olivia Hernandez. Later in life in 1967 she married Amador Tamez in Hidalgo, County he preceded her in death in 2005. Elena loved to cook homemade meals with love for her friends and family; never allowing anyone to bring tortillas from the store, hers were always made with special care and attention. She loved music and to dance like each time would be her last. She was a good-hearted woman who was always there to lend a helping hand to anyone in need. Above all Elena’s greatest joy in life was spending time with her friends and family.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Luz and Olivia Hernandez; and her loving spouse Amador Tamez(2005).
Survivors include her two sons, David Hernandez of Lubbock and Domingo Garza of Ralls; daughter Hope Lopez of Grand Prairie; sister Paubla Cedonia of Irving; ten grandchildren; twenty-five great grandchildren, and four great great grandchildren.