A funeral service will be held for Virginia Molina, 63, of Roswell, at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011, at Anderson Bethany Funeral home with Minister Raymond Flores officiating. Burial will follow at South Park Cemetery.
She passed away Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011, in the comfort of her home surrounded by her family. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011, at Anderson Bethany Funeral Home & Crematory. Virginia was born Dec. 25, 1947, to Manuel Sanchez and Reducinda Cardona in Roswell. She married Alberto Molina on Jan. 26, 1970, in Roswell.
She spent her entire life in the Roswell area and enjoyed spending time with her son and granddaughter, as they were the loves of her life. She enjoyed watching the TV shows â€œGunsmokeâ€ and â€œBonanza.â€ She was baptized Jehovahâ€™s Witness in 1977, and has been a member for the last 34 years. Virginia was a loving mother, wife, sister and special aunt who will be deeply missed by all who knew her.
Those left behind to cherish her memory are her loving husband of almost 41 years, Alberto Molina; her son, Albert J. Molina, and his wife, Julianna; granddaughter Casandra (Casey) Molina; sisters, Elisa Sanchez Espinosa and Helen Sosa; brothers: Ricardo Sanchez, Albert Sanchez, David Sanchez, Roy Sanchez and Carlos Sosa; her best friend who was like a sister, Liz Sanchez; special nieces and nephews whom she considered as her children: Jacob Molina of Dumas, Texas, Fernando Molina of Phoenix, Ariz., Fermin Molina of Juarez, Mexico, and Elsa Valdez of Atlanta, Ga.; and numerous other nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Virginia Ann Molina; two brothers, Manuel Sanchez, Jr., and Jimmy Sosa. Pallbearers will be Albert J. Molina, Marcelino Molina, Richard Sanchez, Roy Sanchez, Job Molina, Albert Sanchez, David Sanchez and Nathan Sanchez.
Honorary pallbearers will be Jacob Molina, Fernando Molina, Fermin Molina, Abraham Molina, Nathaniel Molina and Adrian Molina. Please take a moment to share your thoughts and memories with the family in the online register book at andersonbethany.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Anderson Bethany Funeral Home and Crematory.