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Amelia (Garces) Sanchez

January 5, 1935 ~ January 16, 2021 (age 86)


Amelia Garces Sanchez, 86, of Dickens, TX entered heaven's gates Saturday, January 16, 2021.

Amelia was born January 5, 1935 in Divine, TX to Jesus and Lupe Garces. She married Eliborio Sanchez on July 15, 1959 in Warren, MN. They would later move to Dickens, TX to call it home and raise their family.

Amelia was a kind, sweet soul who knew no stranger. She was hardworking and not only cared for her family but also for those in the community for many years as a Home Health provider. She loved unconditionally and found her greatest joy in loving and spending time with her family. She was a phenomenal cook and had a gift of making a little, go a long way. Friends and family could not get enough of her tamales, menudo and tortillas. She enjoyed spending time gardening, tending to her flower beds, painting rocks and sewing. This world had a little piece of Heaven with her here and our lives are richer for knowing her.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Eliborio “Buddy” Sanchez, parents, a son, two sisters and one brother.

Those left to cherish her memory children Mary Villanueva (Victor) of Lubbock, TX, Julie Overstreet of Dickens, TX, Darlene Sanchez of Dickens, TX, Juan Sanchez (Donna) of Lubbock, TX, and Valentine Lewis (Stephen) of Carlsbad, NM; eleven grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, three sisters and one brother.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Dickens County Senior Center in Dickens, TX.   

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Graveside Service
January 21, 2021

10:00 AM
Dickens Cemetery
Cemetery Rd.
Dickens, TX 79229

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