Published: 2:55 pm, Wed. Jan. 30th, 2019Updated: 2:55 pm
Graveside services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 1, at Woodbine Cemetery for Celestina Heredia of Artesia.
Heredia, 85, passed away Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, in Artesia.
Pallbearers will be Jose Ortega, Manuel Oaxaca, Jose Lopez, Roberto Armendariz, Luis Chavez and Fabian Chavez.
Visitation will be held until 8 p.m. today at Terpening & Son Mortuary. At 3 p.m., a prayer service will be held in the mortuary chapel.
Celestina was born Nov. 25, 1933, in Barrio de Montoya, Mexico, to Pedro and Magdalena (Lara) Armendariz.
On Nov. 4, 1967, she married Jesus Heredia.
She loved spending time with her family, reading the Bible, going out to eat, shopping, animals, and being at the ranch.
Survivors include daughter Elvira Ortega of Artesia; brother Emilio Armendariz of Andrews, Texas; and grandchildren Liliana Chavez, Sonia Chavez, Sandra Chavez, Barbarita Chavez, Fabian Chavez and Sabastian Chavez, all of Artesia.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jesus Heredia, on Aug. 25, 2005.
Arrangements are under the direction of Terpening & Son Mortuary. Condolences may be expressed online at www.artesiafunerals.com.