A rosary will be held at 6:00 pm, Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church of Dexter, NM for Carmen Barraza, 71, who passed away on Friday, March 16, 2018 in Lubbock, TX. Mass will be held at 12:00 pm, Wednesday, March 21, 2018 also at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Visitation will be held from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm, Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.
Carmen was born October 2, 1946 in Ysleta, TX. She is preceded in death by her daughters Elizabeth Barraza and Annalilia Barraza and brothers Jose Veloz, Ejinio Veloz and Carlos Veloz.
Those left to cherish her memory are her children Javier Barraza of Phoenix, AZ, Raul Barraza of Ft. Worth, TX, Jose Barraza of Carlsbad, NM, Norma Barraza Veloz of CD, Juarez, Agustin Barraza of Phoenix, AZ, Brenda Barraza of Copperas Cove, TX and Lorena Barraza of Dexter, NM. Also surviving her are twenty-five grandchildren and twenty-one great-grandchildren.
Carmen was a very, very loving and caring Mother, Grandmother, Sister and Aunt. She worked for many years at Levi Strauss Company where she retired. Carmen was a fighter and never gave up, she was strong and very compassionate. Her heart was open to many and loved to help anyone in need.