ODESSA, Texas — Emma Anaya Lopez, a homemaker and longtime resident of Odessa, was 64 years young when Jesus called her home after a phenomenal battle with the cruel disease of cancer, while at the Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Tulsa, Okla. She was surrounded by her husband of 43 years and her three sons.
Emma was born on Feb. 22, 1948, to Francisco and Guadalupe Anaya of Lake Arthur, N.M., both now deceased. Emma came from a large family consisting of 14 sisters and three brothers. Emma attended and graduated from Lake Arthur High School, where she was a cheerleader and school paper editor. In March 1967, Emma Login to read more