Anita B. Saenz, 90 formerly of Sunray passed away on Tuesday, February 6, 2018. The Funeral Service is scheduled for 2 o’clock in the afternoon on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at Morrison Memorial Chapel with Deacon Wayne Norrell, officiating. Interment will follow at Lane Memorial Cemetery. A Rosary will be recited at 7 o’clock in the evening on Friday at Morrison Memorial Chapel in Dumas. Arrangements are entrusted to Morrison Funeral Directors of Dumas.
Anita was born on December 13, 1927 in Ranger, TX to Pedro and Maria (Cruz) Berru. She was united in marriage to Gustavo Saenz; he preceded her in death. She married Savino Vasquez, who also precedes her. She moved to Sunray in 1963 where she and Gustavo made their home and raised their family. Anita worked as a roguer for many years who employed many high school students so they would have school money. Anita also worked at Judy’s Café in Sunray for 15 years. She loved to help everyone and was known all over Sunray for her old fashioned tamales, as well as being known as the town babysitter.. She was a member of Christ The King Catholic Church in Sunray. Anita loved her family and especially enjoyed cooking for them. She will be missed by all who knew her.
In addition to her husbands, she is preceded in death by her parents: sons: Amador, Pete, Joe, and Lucas; and grandson: Sammy Lee Bonner ; and granddaughter: Elizabeth Ruiz.
Anita is survived by her children: Alicia Saenz of McAllen, Gustavo Saenz, Jr. of Sparksburgh, SC, Grace Rios of Odessa, Silvia Garza of Stratford, and MaryLou Saenz of Dallas; and Steve Saenz of Odessa; 28 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
What a wonderful lady, she was.
Kendall BonnerTuscola, TX
All my love and Prayers. May Anita rest in peace.
Shelley VitelaNewark Valley, NY
What a little feisty lady. Annie was a good sweet lady and always helpful to everyone in Sunray. She cared and helped many people in Sunray. Heaven gained a sweet little angel. Prayers for all of her family. Sharon LaFever Gill
Sharon LaFever GillSunray, TX
steve we will miss her dearly. our thoughts and prayers are with all the family.
CHRIS A. JENNIFER S. WOODSAmarillo, TX
May your soul Rest In Peace
Isidro Galaviz Jr.Amarillo, TX
Sorry for y'alls she was a vary special lady
Donna RodriguezDumas, TX
Your mom helped raise me I was at your house all of the time I really enjoyed all of our time together. Anita was a good woman stern when she had to be and gentle when it was needed I’m sorry I can’t be there
Mike BooneLakeland, GA
My Love and Prayers go out to the Saenz family. Anita was so loved and leaves behind a beautiful legacy! Resting in the arms of Jesus and receiving Heavenly treasures! Rest in Peace sweet Anita. All that Love you will see you soon!
Elaine OrtizSunray, TX
Sending lots of hugs to the family and my deepest condolences ms.Anita was loved by me and my family and for helping us when we needed help love you Annie❤❤
Anita carbajalDumas, TX
Annie will be greatly missed love you Anita Saenz Say hi to my family
Deborah& Alfredo RuizSunray, TX
You will be missed. Thank you for the awesome memories we shared. Love you always
Rose Mary Velazco and FamilyGarden City, KS
We will miss you wela may you rest in peace
Isaac and Olivia RendonAlamo, TX
Ten mis más sinceras condolencias, esto va ser muy difícil de afrontar pero siempre recuerda las cosas buenas que ella ha dejado para ti. Aunque físicamente no la tengas, mantenla viva en tu corazón y sabrás que anita estará presente en todo momento para ti. Mi más sentido pésame para toda la familia. Fam. Lopez
thinking about all of u loved that lady
judy gartmanysunray, TX
To Steve Saenz, Amanda Richie and all your family we send our sincere condolences and will be praying for you all. Pablo and Janice
Janice EnciniasDumas, TX
What a character she was. Always, always had time for a few minutes to visit...everyone. Sorry for your loss. Pray for peace in your hearts.
Susie Bain, TX
My prayers are with the family may God help you find peace and guide you through this of loss
Pamela Oldham DowdaBrownfield, TX