Corina Santana Lopez
1952 - 2021
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Corina Santana Lopez

Midland, TX - Corina Santana Lopez of Midland, TX, passed away on Sunday, February 21, 2021 in Midland. A Graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at the Loving Cemetery in Loving, NM. Rev. David Rogers of First Christian Church Disciples of Christ, will officiate. Services will be live streamed for those who cannot attend There will be no visitation and facial coverings are required. Services have been entrusted to West Funeral Home. Condolences may be expressed at

Corina Santana Lopez was born April 12, 1952 in Carlsbad, NM to Felix and Felicita Santana. She graduated from Carlsbad High School in 1971. Corina wed Sonny Lopez in 1972, and they were married for 38 years. She worked for the Loving Municipal Schools for many years.

Corina was kind and soft-spoken, always had time to answer a question or solve a problem. She will be dearly missed by her loved ones and all who knew her.

Corina was a woman of faith and a devoted Christian. She was a founding member of the Loving Spanish Assembly of God. This is where she would spend countless hours preparing Sunday school lessons and meals for the communities of Loving and Malaga. Corina and the founding members worked tirelessly for many years preparing meals as fundraisers to acquire the Loving Spanish Assembly of God.

She led by example. Her hard work and honesty were her trademark. Throughout her life she maintained a sweet and simple demeanor that won the trust and hearts of all who met her. No matter the place, Corina would always leave her signature gift of joy, shown through her constant smiling, laughter and kindness.

Her family would like to thank the community for their kind words of support. We also ask that her life be celebrated, for she is at peace with our Creator.

She was preceded in death by her parents Felix and Felicita Santana; brothers: Felipe Santana and Felix Santana Jr. and niece Eileen Flores.

Corina is survived by ex-husband Sonny Lopez of Malaga, NM; son: James Daniel Lopez (Bobbi) and grandchildren: Adelyn Lopez and Austyn Simpson of Ft. Davis, TX; sisters: Gloria Flores (Thomas), Irma Sepulveda (Jaime) and Delma Castillo of Midland, TX; brothers: Fidel Santana (Maria) of Tucson, AZ, Sam Santana (Judy) and Ernesto Santana of Midland, TX, Carlos Santana (Mitzi) of Carlsbad, NM and Fernando Santana (Lily) of Loving, NM, as well as, numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Lupe Carrasco, Carlos Santana, Jr., Rudy Vasquez, Samuel Lee Santana, Ben Calderon, Jr., and James Daniel Lopez.

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Published in Carlsbad Current-Argus from Feb. 24 to Feb. 28, 2021.
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February 25, 2021
To Carlos and all of Santana family, Our deepest condolences.
Our thoughts and prayers for all those she leaves behind, may the memories created with Corina help lessen the pain of her loss.

May Corina Rest In Peace!
Manuel and Grace Rios
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