Martha Vargas Lopez

Martha Vargas Lopez, 72, of Harker Heights and formerly of Cameron, died Tuesday, April 24, 2018, at her home. 

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday, April 27, 2018, at Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home in Cameron. Burial will follow in the Hernandez Cemetery in Cameron. Visitation will be Thursday from 5-8 p.m. with a prayer service at 7 p.m.

Ms. Lopez, a homemaker and housekeeper, was born July 29, 1945, in Littlefield, Texas, to Marcelino and Patricia Vargas. 

She was preceded in death by a stepson, Nicholas Lopez III; by two brothers, Daniel Vargas Sr. and Fernando Vargas; and by a sister, Elida Puentes. 

She is survived by: son, Alfred Gutierrez of Blanchard, Okla.; daughters, Lisa Ann Lopez of Copperas Cove, Laura Gutierrez Rivera of Riverside, Calif., Mamie Gaytan of Harker Heights, and France Cayot of Harker Heights; brother, Roberto Vargas of Temple; sisters, Jesusa Martinez of Cameron and Oralia Pester of Harker Heights; 19 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home of Cameron is in charge of arrangements.