Stella Hilburn

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  • "A person that departs from this earth, never truly leaves,..."
    - Joe and Josephine Cruz
  • "We pray for the love of God to bring you beautiful memories..."
    - Johnny and Gloria H. Baca
  • "Thoughts and prayers to the Briones family."
    - Viola Bailey
  • "Sorry for your loss.She was a great lady very special..."
    - Janie Mireles
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Stella Hilburn LUBBOCK-Stella Hilburn, 92, of Lubbock went to be with the Lord on Feb. 18, 2014. Rosary will be recited this evening, Feb. 20, 2014, from 7 to 8 p.m. with visitation following at Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers. Mass will be celebrated with Father Andres Mendoza officiating, at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with burial to follow in Lamesa Memorial Park. To view Stella's tributes and leave your condolences visit She was born on Oct. 17, 1921, to Nasario and Eleanor Lopez in Somerset, Texas. Stella was a homemaker and loved cooking, spending time with her family, and keeping up with current events through the newspaper. She was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Stella's favorite places to visit were Colorado and Florida. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Willie Hilburn; a son, Rudolph Hilburn; a daughter, Gloria Rameriz; and four siblings, Ernest Lopez, Mary Magdalena Gonzales, Rosa Chavirra, and Charlie Lopez. Those surviving Stella are four daughters, Bertha Gonzales, Mary Lopez, Annadeen Lopez and Nora Briones-Baca; two sons, John Briones, Jr., and Willie Briones; nine grandchildren; numerous great- and great-great-grandchildren; and her beloved Chihuahua, Peanut. Memorials are suggested to Lubbock Meals on Wheels. Our family would like to send a special thank you to Diana Salinas with Caprock Home Health Services, Esther Zuniga with IntegraCare Hospice, and Vicki Williams for all your love and excellent care given to our beloved Stella.

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Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on Feb. 20, 2014