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Michelle (Garcia) Vela

August 22, 1971 ~ October 9, 2021 (age 50)


Michelle G. Vela went to her eternal home October 9, 2021, at the age of 50. She was born August 22, 1971, to Daniel and Eva Garcia. She married Johnny Vela on August 12, 1989, and they shared 32 years together. Michelle was a member of Fresca Uncion Church of Floydada and a compassionate caregiver at Caprock Home Health. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, and volunteer service. She will be remembered for her generosity and her great love for her family. Michelle loved deeply and shared laughter everywhere she went. She will be greatly missed and forever loved. Those left to cherish her memory are her husband Johnny Vela; her children Jasmine, Johnny Daniel and Joshua; her brother Alfred Garcia of Austin, and her mother-in-law Dominga Irlas; her sisters-in-law Gloria Balsandva, Sonia Guerrero, Terry Castaneda, Melissa Teague, Lisa Vela, and Yvonne Barientes; her brothers-in-law Israel Irlas, David Vela, Jr., Michael Vela, and Joseph Vela. Michelle is preceded in death by her parents Daniel and Eva Garcia, and her siblings Ruth Williams, Josephine Gallardo, Eva Flores, Daniel Garcia, and Ezequiel Garcia.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, October 13 at 5:00 p.m. with a funeral service at 7:00 p.m. and on Thursday, October 14 at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. Elias Garcia officiating. All visitation and funeral services will be held at the Maranatha Church of the Living God 4313 Avenue D, Lubbock, TX.
Memorial donations in lieu of flowers may be made to the Vela Family at 3307 Dartmouth St., Lubbock, TX.

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