Maria Elena Holguin, 41, of Amarillo, died Friday, August 3, 2012.
Rosary will be said at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel, 2800 Paramount Blvd. Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, at St. Laurence Catholic Church. Burial will be in Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors.
Maria was born Feb. 16 1971, in Olton to Juan and Velia Gonzales. She married Ramon Holguin on February 22, 2001.
Mary was a devoted wife, mother, daughter, sister, aunt, and friend and loved working with children. Mary loved her family very much and always put them first in her life. Mary was a special lady and so giving. She touched many lives and hearts. Mary was the executive director of several day care centers and considered all her co-workers her second family. Our lives will never be the same without her. She was the rock and soul of everyone’s heart and will be forever truly missed.
She was preceded in death by her father Juan Gonzales in 2009.
Survivors include her husband, Ramon Holguin; daughter, Kassandra Holguin; sons, Estevan Gonzales and Jesus Holguin all of Amarillo; her Mom Velia Gonzales; sister Linda Gonzales and husband Jose; Brothers, Juan Gonzales Jr, Joshua Gonzales and wife Jade, all of Amarillo, and Eddie Gonzales of Vidor TX, and several nieces and nephews.