Adelina “Abby” Villa,

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STANTON - Adelina “Abby” Villa, of Stanton, died Jan. 24, 2019, in Lubbock, surrounded by her loving family. A wake service and Chaplet of the Divine Mercy was recited Jan. 27, and funeral mass was Jan. 28, both at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church with Monsignor Schwertner officiating. Interment followed at St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery.

She was born in Pearsall, on Dec. 4, 1949, to the late Santos and Minerva Guevara.

She married Clemente Villa on Dec, 10, 1966. They just celebrated 53 years of marriage. Shortly after moving from Fairbanks, Alaska, in the early 1980’s her ministry started in the church. She was a devoted member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. During this time, she was an active member in the Altar Society, RCIA, CCD, and Vacation Bible School. In 2003, her husband was ordained as a Deacon where her responsibility increased in nonstop work around St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. She will be greatly missed at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church and in the community of Stanton.

She was employed by Stanton ISD for many years where she retired in 2005. She was currently employed with Martin County Tax Office for the past 7 years.

She is preceded in death by her parents Santos and Minerva Guevara; and a brother Nino Guevara

Survivor include her husband Deacon Clemente Villa; son, Steven Villa and wife Peggy Villa; daughters, Melissa Villa Hernandez, Raynita Villa Ramos and husband Eric Ramos; all of Stanton; sisters, Angelita Morales and husband Federico Morales of Hart, Alicia Marquez of Stanton, Alma Villa of Midland, Anita Trujillo of New Mexico; brothers, David Guevara of Monahans, Joe Guevara and wife Gloria Guevara of Comfort; grandchildren Elijah Villa and Ida Ortiz both of Stanton.

Serving as pallbearers were Jaime Juarez, Elena Viramontes, Brad Grable, Isaac Liscano, Pablo Gonzalez, and Tavo Ureste.

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