Carol Bentacourt

Carol Betancourt LEVELLAND- Funeral services for Carol Betancourt, 47, of Levelland, Texas will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, January 14, 2013 at the First Assembly of God Church in Levelland, with Pastor Jose Martinez, of Sinai Worship Center, Levelland, officiating. Burial will be in City of Levelland Cemetery, Levelland, Texas. On Saturday, January 12 a Rosary will be said at 5 pm and on Sunday, January 13 at 5 pm a memorial service will be held at George Price Funeral Home Chapel. Services are under direction of George Price Funeral Home. She died Wednesday, January 9, 2013 in Lubbock. Carol was born on February 20, 1965 in Levelland to Jessie and Anita (Contreras) Sanchez. She was a lifelong resident of Levelland. She married Manuel Betancourt on February 19, 2005 in Lubbock. Carol had worked at Levelland Nursing Home and was currently employed at ABC Learning Center, Levelland as a teacher's aid. She was a member of Sinai Worship Center, Levelland. Carol was a loving wife, mother, daughter, sister and aunt, and was an active member of her church. She enjoyed participating in family activities and with her church family. She was preceded in death by her father, Jessie Sanchez in 2011. Survivors include her husband, Manuel Betancourt of Levelland, Texas: three sons, Roland Cruz, Johnny Sanchez, and Avian Martinez, all of Levelland; and a daughter, Karina Myra Martinez, also of Levelland, Texas; her mother, Anita Sanchez of Levelland; three brothers, Jessie Sanchez, Tommy Sanchez, and Anrique Sanchez, all of Levelland; three sisters, Susan Gonzales of Lubbock, and Janie Sanchez and Lisa Peralta, both of Levelland; and nine grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Jessie Sanchez, Tommy Sanchez, Anrique Sanchez, Thomas Sanchez, Nehemiah Sanchez, and Martin Mireles. To join the family in celebrating Carol's life, please go to www.georgepricefuneralhome.com.

Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on Jan. 11, 2013