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Rebecca L. Lopez

June 14, 1931 — September 13, 2021

Rebecca L. "Becky" Lopez, 90 of Fort Sumner, NM passed away Monday, September 13, 2021 following an illness. She was born June 14, 1931 in Fort Sumner to the home of Alfredo and Camila (Lopez) Lucero. She grew up in Fort Sumner and attended Fort Sumner Schools. She worked for many years as a child care provider for several Fort Sumner families. Rebecca worked as a custodian for Fort Sumner Schools for 10 years. Rebecca was a longtime faithful member of St. Anthony Catholic Church and member of the church choir. She loved spending time with her family, attending Bingo, and visiting the casinos. According to her family she was a jokester and loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She loved to sing, dance, and take daily drives with her family in the community and the Fort Sumner valley. Rebecca is preceded in death by her parents, a daughter Linda Gonzales, granddaughters Kierra Lopez and Trisha Lopez, a grandson Baby Boy Gonzales, and infant grand baby Lopez, great-grandson Cameron Ladriere, three brothers Alfredo Lucero, Frank Lucero, and Jimmy Lucero, three sisters Santana Coronado, Jesse Martinez, and Irene Madrid. Survivors include two daughters Irene Anaya (Andy) of Fort Sumner, Vicky Lopez of Clovis, five sons Ramon Lopez (Joann) of Fort Sumner, Patricio Lopez (Glenda) of Gallup, Gerald Lopez of Fort Sumner, Larry Lopez (Tracy) of Roswell, and Perry Lopez (Maggie) of Mesa, AZ. One brother Jake Lucero (Josephine) of Fort Sumner. Also surviving are 16 grandchildren and a host of great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews other relatives and many friends. Visitation hours will be Friday from 1pm to 6pm at the funeral home. Holy Rosary will be recited at 7:00 pm Friday, September 17, 2021 at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Fort Sumner. The funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 am Saturday, September 18, 2021 with Father Christopher Bernabe officiating. Burial will follow at St. Anthony Cemetery. Pallbearers will include Herman Gonzales Jr., Shane Lopez, Perry Lopez Jr., Patrick Lopez, D.J. Gonzales, and Aaron Lopez. Honorary bearers will be all her family and friends. Arrangements are under the direction of Chavez Funeral Home, 830 N. Fifth Street, Fort Sumner, NM. (575) 355-2311.
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Friday, September 17, 2021

1:00 - 6:00pm (Mountain time)

Chavez Funeral Home/Fort Sumner

830 N 5th St, Fort Sumner, NM 88119

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Friday, September 17, 2021

7:00 - 8:00pm (Mountain time)

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Saturday, September 18, 2021

10:00 - 11:15am (Mountain time)

St. Anthony Catholic Church - Fort Sumner

, Fort Sumner, NM 88119

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