Maria P. "Nina" Lopez, 26, a resident of Deming, passed away Wednesday June 12, 2013 at her home.
Visitation will begin at 6 o'clock this evening at the family home located at 313 Main Street in Columbus where a prayer vigil will begin at 7 o'clock. Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday morning at 9 at Holy Family Catholic Mission in Columbus with Fr. Ron Machado officiating. Concluding services and interment will follow at Valley Heights Catholic Cemetery.
Nina was born August 31, 1986 in Deming to Manuel and Gloria (Castillo) Lopez. She began school in Deming and later moved to Phoenix, Arizona where she lived until 2008 when she returned to Deming. She most recently was a bartender at the Starmax Theatre and Bowling Alley where she always enjoyed being around her friends and having a good time. She had a wonderful personality, loved dancing and was always a friend to all she met.
She is survived by her daughter, Alexia Marie Barba; sisters, Gloria Lopez of Deming, Elsa Lopez of Phoenix, AZ, Josie Villegas of Las Cruces; her brothers, Marcos and Moses Lopez of Deming, Abraham, Manuel, and Jesus Lopez all of Phoenix, AZ and many dear friends who will miss her.
Nina was preceded in death by her parents.
Pallbearers will be Abraham and Jesus Lopez, Tico Castillo, Jesus Marquez, Miguel Carreon, and Danny Iguado.
Honorary bearers are Marcos, Manuel, and Moses Lopez.
Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels. To sign the online guest book or to send a card, please visit our website at www.bacasfuneralchapels.com.
Published in Deming Headlight on June 19, 2013