ENRIQUE ‘HENRY’ PEREZ

Enrique “Henry” Perez, 73, of Olton, died Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, in Lubbock. Rosary was said at 7 p.m., Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Olton. Mass was celebrated at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, at St. Peter’s Catholic Church with Fr. Martin Pena officiating. Interment followed in Olton Cemetery, with Ramage Funeral Directors direcing arrangements. Henry was born July 15, 1944, in Guadalupe County, Texas, to Manuel and Evarista Perez. A life-time Olton resident, Henry married Elfida Gonzales on Jan. 7, 1963, in Olton. A member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Henry was dedicated and hard-working for the church. He was the former St. Peter’s Men’s Group president, and the coordinator of the building committee. Henry was also committed to serving his community. He was the first coordinator of the yearly Mexican Fiesta, served on the Olton Chamber of Commerce board and on the Olton Housing Authority board. He was preceded in death by his parents and five brothers. Survivors include his wife, Elfida Perez of Olton; three sons, Henry Perez, Jr. and his wife, Minnie of Lubbock, Edward Perez and his wife, Jennifer of Iraan, and Elias Perez and his wife, Teresa of Olton; two sisters, Carla Saucedo and Antonia Zamora, both of Olton; and seven grandchildren: A.J. Perez, Lexi Perez, Carissa Perez, Catherine Perez, Cora Perez, Elijah Perez, and Abi Perez.

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