Mrs. Lucia Valenzuela Rey, age 86 of Big Lake TX, daughter of Guadalupe and Jorge Valenzuela, born in Ojinaga, Chih., Mex., on June 6, 1928, departed her life on Monday, May 20th, 2014 at her daughter’s residence in Colorado City, TX., of natural causes.

She was united in marriage to Raul Rey, which she proceeded his death and the death of her two grandsons Arnaldo Hernandez and Manuel Hernandez Jr.


Surviving loved ones include her eight children: daughter Gloria Hernandez and her husband Manuel Hernandez (of Big Lake), son Ramon Rey and his wife Teresa Rey (of Big lake), son Arturo Rey and his wife Rosa Rey (of Mex.), son Benjamin Rey and his wife Anna Rey (of Lubbock), son Juan Rey and his wife Ludivina Rey (of Big Lake), daughter Celia Jimenez and her husband Gerardo Jimenez (of Big Lake), son Fernando Rey and his wife Leonor Rey (of Big Lake), daughter Juanita Valenzuela and her husband Carlos Valenzuela (of Colorado City). She also leaves behind 31 grandchildren, 69 great grandchildren, and 8 great great grandchildren.

She was blessed to be a great house wife and loving mother. Memories of her life will be cherished by everyone who she encountered in her life. She enjoyed gardening and tending to her plants as her hobby. As she is called into heaven she will be greatly missed by extended family and friends.

Services will be public Wednesday, May 21, 2014, from 3pm-10pm at Comunidad Cristiana Roca Eterna located at 312 E. 1st Street, Big Lake, TX. Viewing Thursday May 22, 2014 from 10am-10pm. A mass will be celebrated on Friday May 23, 2014 at 10am at Catholic Church St. Margaret of Cortora located on 107 1st Street. Burial following mass at Glen Rest Cemetery also in Big Lake TX.