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Teresa Cavazos Cortez

Sunday, October 28, 2018

Funeral services for aTeresa Cavazos Cortez age 106 of Seminole and formerly of Lamesa will be at 2:00 p.m. Monday, October 29, 2018 at The River of Life church located at 116 Austin Ave. in Lamesa. Officiating the funeral sevice will be Ricardo Jimenez. (No Rosary Services, per preferred religion). Interment will follow at Dawson County Cemetery under the care and direction of Gonzales Funeral Home.

Visition was held Saturday and Sunday, October 27 and 28 from 9:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. at Gonzales Funeral Home.

Teresa passed away on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 in Seminole. She was born on July 4, 1912 in Karnes City to Jesus and Rafaela Cavazos. Rafaela married Melquiades Cortez on October 31, 1933 in Karnes City.

Preceded her in death and there to welcome her home were, husband, Melquiades; her children, Anita, Maria, Jesse, Juan and Pedro and her parents.

Teresa enjoyed knitting, cooking and gardening. She was a member of The Lamesa Church of Christ, Lamesa and Iglesia Evangelica en Cristo Jesus in Seminole.

Survivors include her children, son,Vidal Cavazos of Andrews, son, Alejandro Cortez of Lamesa, son, Daniel Cortez of Lamesa, her daughter, Cipriana Cortez of Winters, daughter, Rafaela Ortiz of Seminole, son, Frank Cortez of Phoenix, AZ, son, Roberto Cortez of Big Springs,son, Paul Cortez of Coleman and she was blessed with numerous grandchildren and an abundant amount of great-grandchildren.

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