Rosary will be said at 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel. Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with Father Jose Gomez, as celebrant. Burial will be in Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Henry was born April 10, 1939, in Mosquero, NM, to Pedro and Vincentita Mata. He married Martha Keeble on Jan. 1, 1959, in Amarillo. Henry worked for Overhead Doors for 17 years. He enjoyed playing pool and was an excellent player. He also enjoyed playing poker and travelled to Las Vegas frequently.
He was preceded in death by four sisters and four brothers.
Survivors include his wife, Martha Mata, of Amarillo; a son, Jose Mata, Jr. and wife Beatrice of Amarillo; three daughters, Mona Lisa Mata-Keeble and Belinda Rodriguez and husband Carlos of Amarillo and Tonia Jeanine Lopez and husband Alberto of Albuquerque, NM; two brothers; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
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