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Velma Rivera

August 27, 1949 — June 9, 2016

Mrs. Rivera went to be with the Lord on Thursday, June 9, 2016. She was born on August 27, 1949 in Barstow, Texas to Epifanio and Ysabel Ramos. Mrs. Rivera moved to Lubbock at age eighteen from Barstow, Texas. She married Richard Rivera on April 4, 2007 in Abernathy. She was a Catholic; Mrs. Rivera was employed for target for eighteen years. She had a great love and admiration for all of her family especially her grand and great grandchildren.

Survivors include her mother Ysabel Ramos of Abernathy; Husband Richard Rivera of Abernathy; Sons Richard Rodriguez of Leander, Michael Rodriguez of Lubbock and daughter Christina Rodriguez of Lubbock;

Step-sons Gilbert Rivera of Lubbock, Jessie Rivera of Lubbock; Step-daughters Chrisleda Rivera of New Mexico, Velma Rivera of Lubbock, Angela and Josh Duran of Lubbock; Brothers Epifanio Ramos Jr. of Hereford, Arnulfo Ramos of Abernathy, Gilbert Ramos of Mathis, Raymundo Ramos of Lubbock; Eleven grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Saturday, June 11, 2016

10:00am - 9:00pm (Central time)

Broadway Funeral Directors

1901 Broadway St, Lubbock, TX 79401

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Recitation of the Rosary

Sunday, June 12, 2016

Starts at 7:00pm (Central time)

Broadway Funeral Directors

1901 Broadway St, Lubbock, TX 79401

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Funeral Mass

Monday, June 13, 2016

Starts at 10:00am (Central time)

Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church

1120 52nd St, Lubbock, TX 79412

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