Nancy Sue Lopez "RODEO GRANDMA FOREVER" January 15, 1947 - February 20, 2013 Nancy dedicated her life to her husband, children, grandchildren and friends. She was a very patient, creative, selfless, wife, mother and friend. Besides her children, her greatest love in life was her grandchildren, Johnathon, Courtney, Tyler, Tanner, Payton and Gavin. Her calendar was full of dates of Rodeos well in advance. She also leaves behind her best friend and husband of 51 years, Joe Lopez; her children, Jay and Kelly Lopez, Brad and Heidi Lopez, Pat and Nannette Gavin, Diane Lopez and Matthew Spears; her loving mother, Lucille Garside; brothers, Jim and Raydean Garside, Roger and Zonda Garside; sister, Betty and Cy Spears; and many uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces and cousins of whom she treasured and loved very much. Visitation will be 2-8 p.m., Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at Peers Lorentzen Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at Bethel Assembly of God Church, 2516 N. M St., with burial following at North Tulare Cemetery. Condolences may be emailed to email@example.com. In lieu of flowers the family is requesting donations be made to Nancy Lopez Rodeo Scholarship Fund, c/o Jodi Treasure, 4153 Philadelphia St., Chino, CA 91710. "LONG LIVE COWBOYS"
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Published in Visalia Times-Delta and Tulare Adv-Register on Feb. 23, 2013