Nelda Torres Ortega LUBBOCK-On Feb. 20, 2014, our Heavenly Father called Nelda Torres Ortega home. She was born on Feb. 4, 1964, to Blas and Janie Torres. She worked as a legal secretary for over 25 years. She also worked for the State of Texas Department of Human Services. Nelda married Ray Torres on Aug. 14, 2004. She is survived by her husband, Ray; her beloved son, John Paul Ortega; and her mother, Janie Torres. She is also survived by her siblings, Rosie Alvarez, Irene Montoya, Blas Torres Jr., Patsy Castro, Grace Cardenas, George Torres, Cookie Armendarez of Ft. Worth, Jerry Torres, and Tommy Torres, all of Lubbock. She was preceded in death by her father, Blas Torres. Rosary will be at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, at Guajardo Funeral Chapels. Celebration of life service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, also at Guajardo Funeral Chapels. Pastor Brad Froese will be officiating. Interment will be at Peaceful Gardens Memorial Park with committal officiated by Deacon Erasmo Rodriguez.
Guajardo Funeral Chapel
407 N University Ave Lubbock, TX 79415
Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on Feb. 21, 2014