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Gloria Basquez

Sunday, August 15, 2021
Gloria Basquez

Gloria Valadez Basquez, 80, resident of Loop, passed away peacefully on Tuesday August 10, 2021.

Gloria was born on January 6, 1941, in Mertzon. She was raised in Big Lake and met the love of her life Louis Basquez in Lamesa. They got married on October 18, 1955 and moved to Loop. There they raised their family, four sons and a daughter: Louis Jr., Ruvan, Gilberto, Linda, and David. She was a loving mother, homemaker, and worked alongside her husband to raise their family. She also dedicated her life in establishing the “El Calvario” church in Loop with her husband and other church and family members. She had a passion for teaching Sunday School and working with the Vacation Bible School programs. Gloria was actively involved in raising her grandchildren. Sewing, crocheting, and cooking were her other favorite pastimes.

Visitation will be held Tuesday August 17, 2021, 5-8 p.m. at Grace Funeral Care, 1211 Lubbock Road in Brownfield. Funeral service will be the following day Wednesday, August 18, 2021, 11 a.m. at the First Baptist Church in Loop. She will be laid to rest in the Loop Cemetery.

Gloria was preceded in death by her husband Louis and her parents Jasper and Anita Valadez, Erica Basquez her granddaughter, a son-in-law Aureliano Esquivel, a brother Abel Valadez, and a daughter-in-law Debbie Basquez.

She is survived by her children: Louis Jr. and wife Esther Basquez of Loop, Ruvan and wife Consuelo Basquez of Loop, Gilberto and Sarah Basquez of Brownfield, Linda Esquivel of Loop, and David Basquez of Amarillo. Three sisters: Alicia Aguilar of Odessa, Yolanda Lopez of Odessa, Olga Lorenz of

Colorado City, and a brother Alfonso Valadez of Odessa. 12 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, one great-great grandchild, and a host of extended family members and many friends.

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