Elpidia Sanchez Herrera, 92, passed away on April 20,2017 in Coyanosa, Texas. Elpidia was born on October 22, 1924 to Pedro Sanchez and Josephina Sanchez in Carlsbad, New Mexico. She married the love of her life Ray Herrera at St Gertrude Catholic Church in Grandfalls, Texas.
Elpidia enjoyed her time with her family and especially her grand kids, as well as crocheting. She had the first snow cone stand in Coyanosa, and assisted her husband in their dry goods store in early years.
Elpidia is preceded in death by her loving husband Ray Herrera, and her parents.
She is survived by her sons, Ray Herrera and wife Lupe of El Paso, Texas, Freddy Herrera and wife Manuela of Odessa, Texas, Armando Herrera of Coyanosa, Texas, Johnny Herrera and wife Nancy of Coyanosa, Texas, daughter, Yvonne Burrola and husband Samuel of Coyanosa, Texas, Brothers, Pete Sanchez and wife Evangelina of Monahans, Texas, Ruben Sanchez and wife Delma of Monahans, Texas, Raul Sanchez and wife Manuela of Crane, Texas, Rapheal Sanchez and wife Rosa of Monahans, Texas, sisters, Enedina Ornelas of Odessa, Texas, Ernestina Rey of El Paso, Texas, Emma Pando of El Paso, Texas, nine grandchildren, and 15 great grandchildren.