Margarita Aguilar Perez went to be with her Lord and Savior on June 8, 2021, at the age of 72. She was born September 29, 1948, in Slaton, TX to Tiburcio Aguilar and Paula Pauda Velasquez. On September 13, 1965, she married Pascual Perez, and they shared 36 years together. Margarita was employed by Dillard's for 14 years, Methodist Hospital for 28 years, and Texas Instruments for 20 years. As a member of Our Lady Queen of the Apostles, Margarita served as a Guadalupana. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting, and painting ceramics. She will be remembered for her hard work ethic, her smile, her cooking, and especially her big, loving heart.
Those left to cherish her memory are her four daughters Alice Perez (Gilbert Cervantez) of Lubbock, Mary Dale Perez (Juan Perez) of Lubbock, Paula Perez (Gilbert Guzman) of Shallowater, Patricia Perez (Christian Hernandez) of Lubbock, two sons Abel Perez of Lubbock and G.T. Perez (Tiffany Perez) of Lubbock, 21 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, two sisters Norma Gonzales and Francisca Gomez of Lubbock, and her sweet dog Lilly.
Margarita is preceded in death by her husband Pascual Perez, two sons Kenny and Andrew, her parents Tiburcio Aguilar and Paula Velasquez, two brothers Pete Aguilar and Carlos Aguilar.
Honoring Margarita as pallbearers will be Jacob Perez, Alan Ledesma, Salvador Ledesma, Kris Vasquez, Abraham Valdez, Brian Perez, Jordan Aguilar, and Jeremy Aguilar. Honorary pallbearers will be Roby Robles, Alex Xavier Rodriguez, Austyn E. Rodriguez, J.P. Ledesma and Logan Perez.
Visitation will be held at Guajardo Funeral Chapels on Friday, June 11 from 12:00-9:00 PM with the Holy Rosary prayer at 7:00 that evening. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday, June 12 at 10:00 AM at Our Lady Queen of the Apostles Catholic Church in New Deal, TX with burial to follow in the Independent Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery in Abernathy, TX.
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