Services for Maria De La Luz Guerrero Soto, 66, will be 11:00 am Friday, June 15, 2018 St. Joseph Catholic Church with Father Reymundo Manriquez officiating. Burial will follow at Peaceful Gardens Memorial Park under the direction of Broadway Funeral Directors. A rosary will be held 7:00 pm Thursday, June 14, 2018 at Broadway Funeral Directors with a visitation starting at 9:00 am that morning.
Maria died June 11, 2018 in Lubbock. She was born on June 10, 1952 in Nueces County to Francisco and Virginia (Garcia) Guerrero. She married Jose Soto Jr on March 29, 1982 in Lubbock. She was an active member of St Patrick’s Catholic Church and a Catechism Instructor for many years. Her generosity and kindness were boundless as was the love for her family and friends. Her generosity extended well beyond her family and led to many years of tutoring and volunteering with students in all kinds of subjects. She loved all kinds of creative things such as gardening, baking, sewing, crocheting, and needlepoint, winning several awards over the years from entries into the South Plains Fair craft competitions. She would blend her creativity and generosity by donating various handmade crocheted items to children in need. Throughout her life she remained true to her faith and lord in the face of illnesses and pain. She peacefully transitioned with her last moments full of love and kind words while being held close by her family and friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents: Francisco & Virginia Guerrero, brother: Pedro Jimenez, granddaughter: April Jasmine Posadas
Survivors include her husband: Jose Soto Jr, son: Edwardo Soto, daughter: Victoria Ann Soto, grandsons: Jaime and Alexander. She is also survived by her siblings: Virginia, Margarito, Yolanda, Joe, Laurie, Patricia, and Jessie.