Luisa Tobar Carrillo, 75, of Borger, died Tuesday, December 13, 2011 in Amarillo.
Funeral Mass will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, December 16, 2011 at St. John’s Catholic Church with Father Francisco Perez of St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church in Pampa officiating. Rosary will be 6:00 p.m. Thursday, at the Minton Memorial Chapel.
Luisa was born August 23, 1936 in Karnes City, Texas to Lino and Josefina Tobar. She moved to Borger in 1964, and was a Catholic, and homemaker. On January 5, 1965 she married Benny Carrillo in Borger, and had worked in janitorial services for the Borger Independent School District for nine years. She loved worshipping, and going to church, dancing and singing with her family, cooking, and giving gifts to everyone. Luisa will be greatly missed.
Survivors include her husband Benny; a son; Eugene Carrillo and wife Keri of Borger; eight daughters; Juanita Wallace and husband Eugene, Mary Davis and husband Rick, Elia Smith and husband Stacy, Elida Hearon, Louisa Munoz and husband Jesus, all of Borger, Elvia Mahon and husband Mark of Amarillo, Elizabeth Scott and husband O.C. of Wiesbaden Germany, and Elizabell Bumgarner and husband Jerry of Laveta, Colorado; five brothers; Christoval, Lupe, Domingo, Lino, and Martin Tobar; three sisters; Veva Pesina, Sara Sineros, and Andrea Masterson; 21 grandchildren; and 10 great grandchildren with one on the way.
Luisa is preceded in death by her parents; a son, Robert Garza; a daughter, Grace Carrillo; a sister, Lupita Rosales; and a brother, Johnny Salinas.
Donations may be made to Odyssey Hospice 6900 I-40 West Ste. 150 Amarillo, Texas 79106, or to the Medical Center League House 7000 Amarillo Blvd. West Amarillo, Texas 79106, leaguehouse.org.
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