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Manuel Adames, Sr
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Birth: Oct. 22, 1939
Death: Jun. 3, 2008


A rosary for Manuel Adames, Sr., 68, of Sweetwater will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 4, 2008, at Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home Chapel.

The rosary will be recited by Si and Mary Acuna. Holy Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 5, 2008, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church with Rev. Michael Rodriguez officiating. Burial will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery. The services will be under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.

He died Tuesday, June 3, 2008, at his residence.

Mr. Adames was born Oct. 22, 1939, in Sweetwater. He was married to Petra Vasquez May 15, 1959, in Sweetwater. He was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. Mr. Adames was also an active member of Sweetwater GI Forum. He was a lifetime resident of Sweetwater and owned and operated Sweetwater Radiator Shop.

Survivors include his wife, Petra Adames of Sweetwater; two sons, James Vasquez and Manueal Adames, Jr. of Sweetwater; one daughter, Jo Ann Villesca and husband Armando of Fort Stockton; his grandchildren, Manuel Adames III and Maxine of Sweetwater, Echo Adames and Albert Solis of Sweetwater, and Armando Villesca, Jr., David Villesca and Krasa Villesca, all of Fort Stockton; his great-grandchildren, Dezirae Adames and Memphiz Solis; three sisters, Josephine Argumaniz and husband Pete of Sweetwater, Linda Sepeda and husband Rumaldo of Joshua and Lupita Duran and husband Lupe of Abilene; and four brothers, Jose Adames and wife Estella of Sweetwater, Aurelio Adames, Jr. and wife Lupe of Sweetwater, Benny Adames and wife Connie of Abilene, and Ray Adames and wife Josie of Sweetwater.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Aurelio Adames, Sr. and Maria Adames; and by one nephew, Ray Anthony Adames.

Pallbearers will be Benny Adames, Ray Adames, Jose Adames, Aurelio Adames, Jr., Joe George Adames, and Randy Adames.
Honorary pallbearers will be Pete Argumaniz and Albert Solis.


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  James Vasquez (1958 - 2013)*
*Calculated relationship
Sweetwater Cemetery
Nolan County
Texas, USA
Created by: Janie Healer Davis
Record added: Jun 05, 2008
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Manuel Adames, Sr
Added by: Janie Healer Davis
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