Elodia Gutierrez, 71, of Coahoma died Tuesday, May 19, 2015, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Vigil services will be at 7 p.m. Friday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, with burial at Coahoma Cemetery.|
She was born Nov. 13, 1943, in Big Spring to Margarita and Willie Garcia. Elodia married Alfredo Gutierrez on Dec. 9, 1961, in Big Spring. She was a lifetime resident of Howard County. She was a homemaker and a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church. She loved sewing, knitting and bingo.
She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Alfredo Gutierrez of Coahoma; six children, Fred Gutierrez Jr. and his wife, Victoria, of Coahoma, Emma Gutierrez and her husband, Pete, of Stanton, Martha Dobek and her husband, Mark, of Big Spring, Margie Kowatch and her husband, John, of Big Spring, Adolf Gutierrez and his wife, Lori, of Brownwood and Lodie Gutierrez of Midland; 16 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Maggie Templeton of West Virginia and Emily Montejano of Iraan; and one brother, Tony Garcia of West Virginia.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Willie Garcia and Adolf Garcia and a sister, Elizabeth Jimenez.
Pallbearers will be Mitch Gutierrez, Erik Gutierrez, Martin Gutierrez, Mark Dobek, Manuel Armendarez and A.J. Gutierrez. Honorary pallbearers will be Michael Dobek and Julian Armendariz.
Arrangements are by Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Pay your respects online at www.myersandsmith.com
Published in Big Spring Herald on May 22, 2015