|Birth: ||Dec. 2, 1930|
|Death: ||Oct. 18, 2011|
Vivian Cecelia Gonzales, 80, of Bloomfield, went to be with her Lord in her eternal home on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011. She was born Dec. 2, 1930, in Blanco, to Juan and Catalina Cordova Trujillo.
Vivian was a loving Christian woman who was devout in her faith. She attended church faithfully and spent countless hours reading her Bible and being a witness of Christ's love for all mankind.
She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She always loved to go shopping with her sister, Lucy, on Sundays after church. She will be truly missed by her family, church and all who knew her.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Fernando Gonzales; grandson, Adam Gonzales; three brothers; and three sisters.
She is survived by her sons, Nick Gonzales and wife, Vi, Gary Gonzales and wife, Sheryl, all of Bloomfield, and Donnie Ray Gonzales of Farmington; daughters, Irene Navarrette and husband, Israel, of Odessa, Texas, and Tina Montoya and husband, Isaac, of Bloomfield; sister, Lucy Aranda of Bloomfield; 11 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, at Angel Valley Funeral Home, 2111 W. Apache St., in Farmington.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, at the United Pentecostal Church, 1900 Fairview Ave. in Farmington, with the Rev. Bill Havens officiating.
Burial will follow in Bloomfield Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Ronnie Gonzales, Raymond Gonzales, Louis Montoya, Mario Montoya, Matthew Montoya, Tony Polanco, Shadrack Navarrette and Gabriel Matamoros.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of Angel Valley Funeral Home, 2111 W. Apache St. in Farmington, (505) 327-2710.
Friends may read the online obituary and leave condolences at www.angelvalleyfuneralhome.net.
Published in Farmington Daily Times from October 19 to October 20, 2011
San Juan County
New Mexico, USA
Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
Record added: Oct 21, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 78841406