A funeral prayer service will be held for Victoria Maria Contreras Sepulveda, 57, of Roswell at 7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010, at Anderson Bethany Funeral Home with Pastor Mike Bush officiating. A graveside will be at 10 a.m., Friday, Dec. 10, 2010, at South Park Cemetery.
Victoria passed away Sunday, Dec. 5, 2010, in Roswell. Victoria was born in Roswell on July 8, 1953, to Charles Contreras and Sarah Martinez. She was a loving mother and grandmother who will be missed by all who loved her. She was a person who made sacrifices and gave so much for those she loved.
She was strong willed and her siblings referred to her as their second mom. As a mother she always stood her ground and supported her children. No matter what the situation, they knew, their mom was always there for them.
Her legacy will live on in the lives of her family. Those left behind to cherish her memory are her companion, Javier Contreras; her son, Arthur Contreras and wife, Angela; her daughter, Priscilla Anderson and husband, David; her stepsons, Javier Salazar and Gabriel Sepulveda; her grandchildren: Clarissa and David Anderson, Angelina Najar, Arthur Jr., Victor, Abel and Amanda Contreras; two sisters: Esther Moreno and companion, Eddie Pererra and Lupe Hodge and husband, Ray; four brothers: Charles Contreras Jr., Ernesto Contreras, Frank Contreras, Paul Contreras and companion, Geneva Linaras.
She was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters: Benita, Christine and Lucy Contreras; a brother, Pete Contreras; a nephew, Frank Contreras Jr.; and two nieces, Maggie Contreras and Maria Robles. P allbearers are David Anderson, Frank Contreras, Paul Contreras, Andrew Contreras, Ray Hodge and Javier Sepulveda. Honorary pallbearers are Arthur Contreras, Arthur Contreras Jr., David Anderson III, Joey Contreras, Gilbert Contreras, Gabriel Sepulveda, Javier Salazar, Victor Contreras and Abel Contreras.
Please take a moment to share your thoughts and memories with the family in the online register book at andersonbethany.com. Services are under the direction of Anderson- Bethany Funeral Home and Crematory.