Velma Daves Mendez – August 12, 2011

Velma Daves Mendez, 73, of Amarillo, died Friday, August 12, 2011.
Memorial services will be at 2:00 p.m., Monday, August 15, 2011 in Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel with Pastor Chad Mantooth of Temple Baptist officiating.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Mrs. Mendez was born on March 29, 1938 in Taos, NM to Jim and Delia Daves.  She married Nar Mendez on November 14, 1954 in Quanah, TX.  She loved gardening and working in her yard.  She also enjoyed traveling with Nar to see their kids and grandchildren.  Velma was a great mother but her true love was being a grandmother.
Survivors include her husband, Nar Mendez, of the home; son, Tim Mendez and wife Betty of Del City, OK; daughter, Diane Chappell and husband Rick of Flint, TX; son, Todd Mendez and wife Rhonda of Frisco, TX; grandchildren, Chris Mendez and wife Amber of Denver, CO, Niki Burns and husband Stewart of Las Vegas, NV, Mandy Mendez of Del City, OK, Zach Mendez, Nathan Mendez and Abby Mendez, all of Frisco, TX; sisters, Alene Arnold, Patsy Carnes and husband Ron, all of Amarillo, TX, Bobbye Jean Koenig and husband Landon of Clarendon, TX, and Mary Lee Berry of Topeka, KS; and two great-grandchildren, Preston and Samuel Mendez of Denver, CO.

0 Replies to “Velma Daves Mendez – August 12, 2011”

  1. My heart is with all of you. I’m sorry we have to lose our loved ones, but I know your strength will get you through these hard times. We love all of you.
    Cindy and David Hill

  2. To the Mendez Family,
    God bless each and every one of you, and may He give you peace, comfort, and understanding in your loss of precious, Velma, wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. To us, we have lost a great, true friend and neighbor.
    Know that you all are in our thoughts and prayers, and we will always be here for you.
    Margie, Dwayne, Elvis

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