Published: Monday, June 16th, 2003
Epimenia Garcia, 69, of Tucumcari, died Friday, June 6, 2003 in her home. She was born Aug. 4, 1933 in Garita. Mrs. Garcia was a member of St. Anne’s Catholic Church and a member of the Christian Mothers and the Crucillistas. She is preceded in death by her parents Stero and Domitila Garcia; one sister, Senuvia Perez and one brother, Narasic Garcia Survivors inlcude her husband Eutimio J. Garcia of Tucumcari; two daughters, Regina Rael and husband Benito and Ida Lucero all of Tucumcari; two sons, Louis Lucero and wife Mary of Albuquerque and Edward J. Lucero of Santa Rosa; two sisters, Molly Marez and husband Chris and Anjie Jimenez and husband Joe all of Pueblo, Colo.; three brothers, Placido Garcia and wife Carlotta of Albuquerque, Dan Garcia and wife Phyllis of Tucumcari and Mel Garcia and wife Mary of Santa Anna, California; six step grandchildren; 11 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. A rosary was 7 p.m. Monday at St. Anne’s Catholic Church. Funeral Mass was Tuesday morning at St. Anne’s Catholic Church. Burial was at the Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery. The Rev. Leo Padget officiated. Pallbearers included Michael Martinez, Louis Lucero, Benito Rael III, Matthew Garcia, Leonard, Garcia Eddie Lucero, Ruben Sanchez, Ray Ortiz, Ramon Romero and Jarod Rael.
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