Guadalupe “Lupe” Garcia, 80, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 8, 2019 in Tahoka. Services for Mrs. Garcia will be 2:00p.m., Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at St. Jude Catholic Church in Tahoka with Father John Rathinam officiating. Burial will follow in Nevels Cemetery under the direction of Calvillo Funeral Home. A rosary will be held 7:00p.m., Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at Calvillo Funeral Home Chapel in Tahoka with a viewing from 10:00a.m.-9:00p.m. on the same day.
Guadalupe was born September 24, 1938 in Waxahachie, Texas, to the late Miguel Sr. and Victoriana DeLeon. She married Demencio “Dan” Garcia on August 2, 1955 in Tahoka, Texas. He preceded her in death on October 26, 2014.
She worked as a cook for Tahoka ISD for many years until her retirement in 2012. She was a devout Catholic and enjoyed many interests and hobbies. She especially enjoyed cooking, baking, bingo, knitting, listening to music and babysitting her grandchildren. Her greatest enjoyment in life however was spending time with her family.
She is survived by three sons, Atilano “Tilo” (Irma) Garcia, Alfredo ”Freddie” (Eloise) Garcia both of Lubbock, Antonio “Tony” (Sarah) Garcia of Tahoka; four daughters, Julia Charo of Tahoka, Olga (Cruz) Rivas of Tahoka, Carmen (Rickey) Chapa of Tahoka, Marie Garcia of Lubbock; one Brother, Margarito “Maggie” DeLeon of Tahoka; thirty three grandchildren; thirty great grandchildren.
A Special Thanks to her granddaughter Maria Prieto and her grandson Rudy Solorzano Jr.
She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Demencio (2014), her brothers, Jesus Deleon, Jose Deleon, Natividad Deleon, Miguel Deleon Jr., Christino Deleon and Robert Deleon; a sister, Rosa Jasso.