RAMONA RAMIREZ

Funeral services for Ramona Ramirez age 85 of Lamesa, Texas will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at the First Baptist Church with Pastor Jim Medley officiating. Interment will follow to Dawson County Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of Gonzales Funeral Home.

Viewing will be held on Monday evening , August 20, 2018 and Tuesday August 21, 2018 at Gonzales Funeral Home Chapel.

Ramona passed away on Friday August 16, 2018 in Lubbock, Texas. She was born on September 21, 1932 in Albuquerque, NM. Ramona married Marcus Ramirez on August 17, 1967 in Lamesa, Texas.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Marcus Ramirez on February 8, 2017; her parents, Elijio and Anastasia Viasana; her sons, Larry Barrera and Albert Barrera; her brothers, Regino Viasana, Carmelo Viasana, and Santiago Viasana; her sister, Rosa Luera Viasana.

Ramona enjoyed taking to people, singing, praying, sewing, involvement in community events, palying the guitar, garage-sales, breeding chihuahuas. She was a member of the First Baptist Church where she helped with church activities and enjoyed going to church choir.

Ramona is survived by her children, her daughter, Yolanda Mai of Forth Worth, Texas, her sons, Albert Ramirez, John Barrera, and Daniel Barrera, all of Lamesa, Texas; her sisters, Antonia Viasana of Altos, OK and Mary Martinez of Kansas; thirteen grandchildren; twenty-five great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren.