Sotera Espinoza, age 69, of Dallas, Texas passed away Thursday, January 14, 2021. She was born April 22, 1951 in San Luis Potosi, Mexico to the late Porfirio and Rosa (Castro) Morales. Growing up in Mexico, she came to the United States in her early 20's with her husband Simon Espinoza and sister. They lived and worked in the Valley before moving to Dallas. She worked in meat processing and then on to factory work until her retirement. Her family remembers their vacations to Mexico to visit their family there. She is remembered for her hospitality and willingness to open her home to any friends or family in need, always collecting and gathering clothing to give to the less fortunate. Her love to cook and her homemade tamales and gorditas will be missed by her loving family.
She is preceded in death by her parents; loving husband Simon; infant daughter Patricia and several siblings.
She is survived by her children: Maria and husband Rafael Perales of Ferris, Arnold Espinoza of Mission, Sandra Espinoza of Corsicana, Angelica of Spokane Valley, Washington and Alma Rios of Dallas; grandchildren: Brandon Baldovinos, Rudy Espinoza, Simon Espinoza, Thalia Espinoza, Victor Loredo, Alexsandra Perales, AJ Perales, Danny Espinoza, Oscar Perales, Bereniz Perales, Melody Espinoza, Cecilia Rios; numerous great-grandchildren; sister Filomena Gone, sister Elvia Fuentes, brother Sabino Morales; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and other extended family members and friends.
Visitation will be 12:00 - 8:00pm with rosary at 7:00pm Friday, January 22, 2021 at Green Funeral Home in Ferris, Texas. Mask Required.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00am Saturday, January 23, 2021 at Corpus Christi Catholic Parish, 111 N Wood St, Ferris, TX 75125
Interment to follow at Lincoln Memorial Cemetery
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