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Jovita Nanez

Jovita Nanez LUBBOCK-Rosary for Jovita Nanez, 97, of Lubbock will be today at 7 p.m. in Calvillo Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 2:30 p.m. at St. Joseph's Catholic Church with Father Martin Pina officiating. Burial will be in Peaceful Gardens Memorial Park under the direction of Calvillo Funeral Home and Chapel. Jovita passed away on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, in Lubbock. She was born on Nov. 25, 1915, in Taft, Texas, to the late Carlos and Refugia Rivera. She married Domingo Nanez on June 9, 1948, in Taft; he preceded her in death on Jan. 13, 2001. She was a homemaker, and a member of the Guadalupanas for St. Josephs Catholic Church. She moved to Lubbock in 1953 from Taft. She was preceded in death by a son, Ralph Nanez, on May 13, 1995. Survivors include two sons, Lupe Nanez of Lubbock and Ricky Rivera of Seattle, Wash.; two daughters, Shirley Nanez of Lubbock and Jaine Garza of El Paso; 19 grandchildren; 47 great-grandchildren; and 16 great-great grandchildren.

Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on Jan. 9, 2013
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