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Elvira Melendez

January 3, 1927 — July 4, 2018

Elvira Vallejo Melendez, of Valentine, Texas passed away Wednesday, July 4, 2018 in El Paso, Texas.

Rosary service was held Monday, July 9, 2018 at Geeslin Chapel in Alpine at 7:00 p.m. led by Deacon Paul Lister. Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 10, 2018 in Valentine at Sacred Heart Mission followed with graveside service at the Valentine cemetery, officiated by Fr. John Paul Madanu .

Mrs. Melendez was born in Valentine, Texas on January 3, 1927 to Francisco and Francisca Vallejo. She was a homemaker.

She is survived by her daughters Norma V. Gonzalez, Diana Granado and Cassandra Ray, 4 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. She is also survived by a sister, Estella V. Barraza.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Alejandro C. Melendez, her sisters; Elena Pantoja, Elidia Gomez, Consuelo Ramirez, Ida Morales and her brothers; Octaviano Vallejo, Eliseo Vallejo and Benjamin Vallejo.

Online condolence may be sent to:


Geeslin Chapel
209 W. Sul Ross Ave.
Alpine, TX  79830
Monday, July 9, 2018
7 p.m.


Sacred Heart Mission

Hwy 90
Valentine, TX  79854
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
10 a.m.


Valentine Cemetery
Hy 90
Valentine, TX  79854
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