Carolina O. Palacio LUBBOCK- The gates of Heaven opened up for Carolina O. Palacio, 84, of Lubbock. Waiting to greet her once again was her son, Eddie and lifelong partner, Ernesto V. Palacio. The love they shared couldn't be separated any longer. She was born March 30, 1928 to Valerio and Victoria Ochoa in Poth, Texas. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with Father Andres Mendoza officiating. Burial will follow in Peaceful Gardens Cemetery under the direction of Guajardo Funeral Chapels. Rosary will be Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at Guajardo Funeral Chapels. Carolina is survived by her beautiful children, Mary, Raymond, Minnie, Dora, Oralia, Nansee, Joann, Ernest Jr., and Betty; one sister, Elida Dominguez of Arizona. Along with 33 treasured grandchildren; 53 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great grandchildren. She leaves a lifelong trail of family to continue her legacy.