Amanda Barrera

Amanda Barrera
Amanda Barrera

Amanda Barrera, 39, of Amarillo, TX died Monday, May 10, 2021.

Rosary will be said at 6:00 P.M., Sunday, May 16, 2021, in the Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel. Services will be at 1:00 P.M., Monday, May 17, 2021, at Amarillo Fellowship Church with Pastor Mark Green officiating, followed by burial at Llano Cemetery.  Arrangements are made by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Amanda was born November 30, 1981, in Plainview, TX to Domingo Cortinez Jr. and Silvia Samaniego.  She worked at Golden Corral.

She adored children, loved to dance, listen to music, and she loved praise and worship music and loved going to church.  Amanda was always wanting to cook and feed everyone.  She was very giving of what she could offer and was always willing to help.  She loved being around her nieces and nephews.  Amanda will be dearly missed by who knew and loved her!

Amanda was preceded in death by her grandparents, Placida McKeegan, Paul Samaniego, Olivia Cortinez, Domingo Cortinez Sr.; and brothers, Michael Cortinez and Domingo Cortinez III.

Survivors include her parents, Silvia Samaniego De La Paz, and Domingo Cortinez Jr.; her brother, Randy Cortinez; her husband, Gustavo Barrera; stepfather, Joseph De La Paz; and her children, Parissa and Michael Cortinez Barrera.

Viewing will be available from Noon – 8:00 P.M., Sunday, May 16, 2021, at Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home.

8 Replies to “Amanda Barrera”

  1. To Parissa and family,

    My sweet girl, I know this has been a very hard time for you. We don’t always know the answers. I know you love your mom very much and in return, I know she loved you, Michael, and your whole family. I know you are suffering from this loss, but I pray to the Loving Father His special grace and comfort to all who are grieving with you at this time.

    You are the great God of comfort and I pray that You would reach out Your arm of love and draw all who are having to face a life on their own, a life without their loved one.
    In Jesus’ name, 
    Amen.
    My love to you,
    Ms Browning

  2. Thoughts and prayers for you and your family. May you find comfort in The Lord .
    Melinda Engle

  3. With our deepest condolences to all the Barrera and Cortinez families grieving.
    May the blessings of the Lord be with you all.
    Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Reyes Sr. and family

  4. I love you Amanda I always have and I always well you left me with some good memories actually some awesome memories I am still in disbelieve and it’s hard for me to except but I can rest knowing that you were walking with the Lord amongst many great family members you will always be remembered and loved .I love you so much until God calls me home we’ll see each other again. 💕🌸

  5. I can’t believe you’re no longer here. You were always so sweet to me when I’d see and talk to you. I’m so sorry for the families loss and my prayers and condolences are being sent from across the miles. I’m praying for those sweet babies you have. I’m so glad I was able to meet you all. Until we meet again my friend.
    Love always
    Kristy Tribbett Cramer

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