orangeleader.com (Orange, Texas)

Obituaries

April 9, 2014

Herminia “Minnie” Lopez Almazan

Herminia “Minnie” Lopez Almazan

ORANGE — Herminia “Minnie” Lopez Almazan, 76, of Deer Park and a former resident of Orange since 1963, joined her Heavenly Father on Friday, April 4, 2014, at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Brownsville, Texas.

 

Funeral services will be Two O’clock p.m., Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Reverend Barry Bradley of First Baptist Church in Orange. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange.

 

Visitation will be 5 p.m. Friday, April 11, 2014 at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.

 

Minnie was born in Brownsville, Texas, on September 13, 1937; she was the daughter of Justo Lopez and Aurora De la Fuente. She was joyfully married for 55 years to Pilar Sr., and moved their family to Orange, Texas in 1963 where she raised her children and made her home for 45 years.  Minnie supported her husband as the preacher’s wife in their ministry to the Spanish speaking people at Mission Bautista in Mauriceville, and First Baptist Church Hardin.

 

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Reverend Pilar Almazan Sr.; son, Daniel Almazan; and brothers Joel Lopez and Roger Lopez.

 

Minnie is survived by her son, Pilar Almazan Jr. and wife Shirley of Friendswood; daughter, Sabrinna Cooper and husband Bob of Deer Park; grandchildren, Joseph and wife Celeste Cooper, Dr. Amanda Almazan, Wade Almazan, Elizabeth and husband Paul Rader; great-grandchildren, Gabriel, Nicolais, KateLynn, Mark, AshLynn, Ally, JosLynn, Eric, and Emma; sisters, Diana Campbell, Nellie York, Elizabeth Robles, and Becky Ramirez; brothers, Jesse Lopez, Justo Lopez Jr., and many nieces and nephews.   

 

Serving as pallbearers will be Robert Ramirez, Bob Cooper, Danny Lopez, Joseph Cooper, Wade Almazan, and Paul Rader. Honorary pallbearers will be Justo Lopez, Anastacio Robles, and Bobby Robles, Jesse Lopez.

 

Her family would like to acknowledge the Robles family; Elizabeth, Anastacio, Bobby, Sandy, and Ruth for the love and care given their mother.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • Joye Carolyn Fitzgerald Steele Joye Carolyn Fitzgerald Steele

    Joye Carolyn Fitzgerald Steele, 86, of Bluffton, South Carolina, formerly of Orange, passed away Friday, August 8, 2014 in Bluffton.

    August 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • James Willie Moore

    James Willie Moore 77 of Orange, Texas died on August 11, 2014 after short illness.

    August 18, 2014

  • Leslie Carol (Cox) Balcomb Leslie Carol (Cox) Balcomb

    Leslie Carol (Cox) Balcomb, 65, of Beaumont, passed away on August 13, 2014, at her home.

    August 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • Robert Dean Shaw Robert Dean Shaw

    Robert Dean Shaw, 53, of Orange, passed away on August 13, 2014, at his home.

    August 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • Bear Massey Cody "Bear" Randall Massey

    Bear Massey, 29, of Orangefield died Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at his residence.

    August 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • Roberta Moore Roberta “Bobbie” Hynes Moore

    Roberta “Bobbie” Hynes Moore, 73, died on August 11, 2014, at her home in Leander, TX, surrounded by her loving family.

    August 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • Elaine Helton Elaine Helton

    Elaine Helton, 82, of Shelbyville, IL, died Tuesday, August 12, 2014.

    August 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • Kay Ellen Heller Cunningham

    Kay Ellen Heller Cunningham passed into eternal life on Sunday August 10, 2014.

    August 12, 2014

  • Rosetta Sanders Rosetta Sanders

    The Celebration of Life for Mrs. Rosetta Sanders, 87, of Houston, TX will be Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at the Starlight Church of God In Christ.

    August 12, 2014 1 Photo

  • Mable Rost Mable Rost

    Mable Rost, 97, of Orange, passed away on August 11, 2014, at The Meadows in Orange.

    August 12, 2014 1 Photo

Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide