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Ema Tavarez

June 15, 1936 — July 22, 2018

Ema Valenzuela Tavarez, 82, passed away on July 22, 2018 in Monahans, Texas. Ema was born in Potrero Del Llano to Luisa Aranda and Dario Valenzuela on June 15, 1936. She married her loving husband Ramon Tavarez Sr. on December 19, 1958 in Potrero Del Llano.

Ema attended school in Potrero Del Llano. She enjoyed watering her garden, singing, and cooking for her family. Ema also enjoyed spending time sewing, but most of all she loved spending time with her grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her mother and father; Luisa Aranda and Dario Valenzuela, son; Jesus J. Tavarez, and grandson; Jose Perez.

Ema is survived by her loving husband; Ramon Tavarez Sr. of Monahans, Texas, daughter; Elvia Tavarez of Fort Worth, Texas, Elpidia Tavarez Mendoza and husband Honorio of Pyote, Texas, son; Ramon Tavarez Jr. and partner Genoveva Quiñones of Monahans, Texas, daughter; Manuela Tavarez Tarango and husband Eulogio of Pyote, Texas, son; Patricio Tavarez and wife Blanca of Monahans, Texas, Son; Eduardo Tavarez and wife Lori of Kermit, Texas, grandchildren; Elizabeth Trevizo, Patricia Trevizo, Joaquin Trevizo, Rudy Mendoza, Jessica Tavarez, Stephanie Tavarez, Jacob Tavarez, Adalee Tavarez, Diana Tarango, Isai Tarango, Obed Tavarez, Jesus Tavarez, Maribel Tavarez, Osbaldo Tavarez, Amavilia Tavarez, Melissa Tavarez, and 14 great grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Rudy Mendoza, Jesus Tavarez, Obed Tavarez, Isai Tarango, Osbaldo Tavarez, and Jacob Tavarez.

Viewing and visitation will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at Harkey Funeral Home. The family has chosen burial in Mexico for final disposition.

Arrangements are under the direction of Harkey Funeral Home.

Visit our website to sign the guestbook or leave a personal note for the family.


Harkey Funeral Home
210 S. Allen
Monahans, TX  79756
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
12:00 PM ~ 8:00 PM
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