Funeral services for Celestina Ramirez were held Jan. 4, 2020 at St. Jude’s Catholic Church in Gun Barrel City. A graveside service followed at Eubank Cedar Creek Memorial Park in Mabank.
Celestina was born Feb. 28, 1933 in Marfa Presidio to parents Luz Quintana and Josefina (Garcia) Quintana and entered into eternal rest Dec. 31, 2019 at the age of 86.
Her name, Celestina means Heavenly. She was a very strong willed and a playful little woman as her family would say. She loved God, life, her husband, children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and friends immensely.
She enjoyed, camping and collecting elephants. Even getting together with her friends, having tea parties. She loved listening to music and dancing in the kitchen.
Celestina enjoyed playing dominos, bingo, going on road trips to visit family and traveling to Shreveport. She loved gardening, growing her red roses and feeding the birds. Celestina loved to attend and watch the Texas Rangers.
She was very organized with personal businesses and with her household duties. Celestina was a devoted monetary donor to the St. Jude’s Cancer Research Hospital and to Our Lady Of Angels Monastery. She will be dearly missed by many family and friends and loved ones.
Celestina was preceded in death by her husband John D. Ramirez, son Sammy Ramirez and grandson Jared Greene.
She is survived by her brother Luz Quintana and spouse Virginia of Carlsbad, N.M., sister-in-law Amanda Quintana of San Antonio, brother-in-law Octavanio Ramirez of Lubbock, daughters Connie Pedroza and spouse Zeferino of Kaufman, Hope R. Trevino and spouse Javier of Kaufman, Fay R. Gonzalez and spouse Armando of Terrell and Tina Dyer and spouse Mark of Arlington, sons Johnny Ramirez of Mabank and Joe Ramirez and spouse Cherie of Seven Points, beloved eleven grandchildren and many great-grandchildren, other loving family members and many more lifelong friends.
A personal tribute may be made online at www.eubankcedarcreek.com.