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Maria Dolores (Torres) Carrillo
March 24, 1971 ~ October 26, 2023 (age 52) 52 Years Old
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Funeral services for Maria Carrillo, 52, of Portales will be held at 10:00 A.M., on Tuesday, October 31, 2023, at Iglesia Bautista El Divino Salvador with Pastor Candelario Renova officiating. Burial will follow in the Portales Cemetery with Alonso Carrillo, Paul Carrillo, Dagoberto Carrillo, Martin Torres, Agripino Torres and Silvestre Torres serving as pallbearers. Viewing for Mrs. Carrillo will begin at 5:00 P.M. on Sunday, October 29, 2023, at the church at 1098 New Mexico 236.
Maria Dolores (Torres) Carrillo was born on March 24, 1971, in Santa Maria de la Paz, Durango, Mexico, to the home of Manuela (Gurrola) and Manuel Torres, and died on October 26, 2023, in Lubbock, Texas.
Maria grew up in Durango, Mexico and attended school there. She married Dagoberto Carrillo on December 7, 1991, in Durango, Mexico. They moved to Portales when Maria was age 20. Maria has worked for the Portales Municipal Schools for the past 14 years, most recently in the Cafeteria at Valencia Elementary School.
Maria loved her church and loved to serve the Lord. She had a big heart and loved to help others. She enjoyed baking and gardening. Her favorite flower was the sunflower. Maria also like to travel. They have recently visited California, Washington and North Carolina. Maria especially loved to spend time with her granddaughter Ellie Grace. She will be greatly missed by her friends and family.
Maria is survived by her husband, Dagoberto Carrillo of the home; her children, Paul Carrillo & wife Dulce of Clovis, Rocio Carrillo of Lubbock, Alonso Carrillo of Altus, OK and Isabel McDonald & husband Mark of Portales; her granddaughter, Ellie Grace Carrillo; five brothers; seven sisters, and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother.