Aurora Lopez Mendez, 84, of Amarillo passed away on Saturday, November 16, 2019.
Rosary will be at 7 PM Monday, November 18, 2019 in Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel. Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 2 pm. Burial will be in Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd., Amarillo.
Mrs. Mendez was born on April 21, 1935, in Guadalajara, Jalisco Mexico. She married Teofilo Mendez in December of 1959 in Reno, Nevada. She loved spending time with her family and loved traveling. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother and will be missed by all who knew her. She was an extraordinary woman with a fighting spirit. Always laughing and smiling.
She was preceded in death by her husband Teofilo Mendez and son Robert Dagoberto Mendez.
Survivors include her children; Blanca Mendez, Ralph Mendez and wife Eileen, Jeanette Albarado and husband Jim, Margie Sustaita and husband Jeremy, Tony Mendez, Emily Bruce and husband Brian of Lubbock, Manuel Mendez and wife Michelle, Flavio Mendez and wife Annette, Elsa Mendez Sullivan, Nancy Mendez Samaras and husband Nick, Adrian Mendez both of Dallas. She had 28 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren.
The family will be gathering at 811 S. Birmingham.