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Elia Fathree

May 1, 1948 — September 6, 2019

Elia M. Sotelo Fathree passed away on Friday, September 6th, 2019, in Odessa, Texas at the age of 71. She was born on May 1st, 1948, in Fort Stockton, Texas.She was preceded in death by her father Carlos Sotelo, mother Maria Sotelo, and brother Ray Sotelo.

She is survived by husband, Louis A. Fathree, Jr. of Fort Stockton, Texas; sons JoeRay Fathree of Austin, Texas, and Louis A. Fathree III of Odessa, Texas; daughter Loretta Lynn Vasquez and spouse Peter of Odessa, Texas; brother Robert Sotelo; sisters Alicia Calderon, and Anita Martinez; grandchildren JoeRay Fathree Jr., Brandon Fathree, Kelsey Lynn Vasquez, Cameron Lynn Vasquez, Kennedy Lynn Vasquez; and great grandchild Heath Jordan.

Her three granddaughters Kelsey, Cameron, and Kennedy were the love of her life and they loved her dearly. She was their grandma and second mom. She took care of them as her own daughters. She lived for them every day.

Visitation will be September 10th, 2019 from 1PM to 6PM followed by a Rosary at 7PM at Heritage Funeral Home, 301 N. Main, Fort Stockton, Texas. Funeral. Services will be held on September 11th, 2019 at 10AM at Our Lady of the Guadalupe, Downton Campus, formerly St. Josephs Catholic Church.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Funeral Service

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Heritage Funeral Home of The Big Bend

301 N Main St, Fort Stockton, TX 79735

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