May 8 obituaries

Mary Garza
Mary Louise Garza, 63, died Sunday, May 5, 2019 in Lubbock.
Funeral mass will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church with Father Arsenio C. Redulla officiating. Burial will follow at Hillside Memorial Gardens under the direction of Miller Family Funeral Home.
A rosary will be held at 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Mrs. Garza was born on May 10, 1955 in Taylor to Dolores and Frances (Villa) Rios. She loved her family, the Dallas Cowboys and the Texas Longhorns.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Dolores and Frances (Villa) Rios, her husband, Aurthor “Pepper” Garza, one brother, Pete Villa Rios, and one sister, Eva Ybarra.
She is survived by one son, Matthew Alexander Garza of Snyder; three brothers, Alex V. Rios and his wife, Connie, of Houston, David V. Rios of Colorado and Robert V. Rios of Snyder; three sisters, Frances Rios Braziel and her husband, Larry, and Delores Guerrero, all of Snyder, and Liz Rios Rangel of Seminole; one aunt, Mary Ybarra of Snyder; and numerous nephews, nieces, aunts and uncles.
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Chrissy Grace
Christina “Chrissy” Grace, 37, of Snyder and formerly of Big Spring, died May 3, 2019.   
A memorial service for Ms. Grace will be held at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Grace Lutheran Church in Snyder.
Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at Myers and Smith Funeral Home in Big Spring.
She was born on Aug. 17, 1981 in Oklahoma City, Okla. to Janet Myer Grace and Jerry Grace. She lived most of her life in Big Spring, except for the last five years when she lived in Snyder. She was a waitress at Brenda’s BBQ and had been a manager at Bowlarama. She was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church.
Survivors include one daughter, Korey Fowler of Big Spring; two sons, Tyler Derioun of Arlington and Gracen Marcel Cheyne of Snyder; her husband, Joe McFarland Cheyne of Snyder; two stepsons, Michael Cheyene and Matthew Cheyene, both of Snyder; her parents, Jerry and Michelle Grace of Big Spring and Janet Myer of Shattuck, Okla.; three sisters, April Grace of Colorado Springs, Colo. and Destinee Moore and Jolisa Grace, both of Big Spring; one brother, Jesse Lucas and his wife, Elise, of Fresno, Calif.; and her mother-in-law and father-in-law, Donna and Edwin Jackson.
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Mailing Address: P.O. Box 949    
Snyder, TX 79550
Phone: (325) 573-5486
Fax: (325) 573-0044