|Birth: ||Jul. 28, 1932|
Rankin (Upton County)
|Death: ||Oct. 29, 2010|
John B. Abalos
John B. Abalos, age 78, of Sweetwater, passed away Friday, Oct. 29, 2010, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock.
A rosary will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 1, 2010, at Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home Chapel. The rosary will be recited by Johnny Cave.
Holy Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, with Father Michael Rodriguez officiating. Burial will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery.
Services are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
John was born on July 28, 1932, in Rankin. He married Victoria Torres on May 22, 1954, in Sweetwater, Texas. He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church.
John began his career in 1960 at Sweetwater Ready Mix Concrete Co. and later became a self employed concrete contractor retiring in 1997. John loved to cook barbecue for family and friends and passed this cooking skill to his grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife, Victoria Abalos of Sweetwater; four daughters, Victoria Garcia and husband Joe of Shallowater, Helen Abalos Lopez and husband Buddy of Roscoe, Barbara Abalos Segovia and husband Jesse of Lubbock and Margaret Abalos Gomez and husband Ricky of Abilene; 12 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; three brothers, Selso Abalos, Joe Abalos and Manuel Abalos; and four sisters, Mary Gonzales, Ann Purcell, Mage Jacobo and Lita Gonzales.
He was preceded in death by parents, Francisco and Margarita Barrera Abalos; one brother; and four sisters.
Pallbearers will be Anthony Garcia, Rodney Garcia, Timmy Garcia, Edward (Spider) Herrera, Eloy Herrera, John Benjamin Abalos, Issac Segovia and Jesse Segovia III.
From THE SWEETWATER (TX) REPORTER (11/01/2010)
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Victoriana Abalos (1932 - ____)*
Plot: Block 110
Created by: Janie Healer Davis
Record added: Jul 23, 2006
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