Darlene Margaret Ramos, 57, of Amarillo, TX passed away October 29, 2023.
Darlene will be available for viewing from 10:00 AM-8:00 PM, Thursday, November 2, 2023. Funeral service will be at 4:00 PM, Friday, November 3, 2023 at Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors.
Darlene was born February 14, 1966 in Riverside, California to Rudy Spencer and Virginia Vigil. She graduated from Job Corp and attended San Jose State University. Darlene married Enrique Ruiz in 1989 after meeting in junior high. She enjoyed helping the homeless and anyone she came across that needed her help. Darlene loved her children with everything in her and would do anything for them. When she said anything, she meant “ANYTHING”. She was humble, to the point, heartfelt, loving, and a go getter! She made sure her family knew she was always cheering them on. She loved her 2 dogs and would take them on every adventure she went on.
She is preceded in death by her father, Rudy Spencer; brother, Rudy Joe Spencer, Jr.; and grandparents, Ray Vigil and Margaret Vigil.
Darlene is survived by her mother, Virginia Frances Vigil; husband, Enrique R. Ruiz; 2 dogs which she considered her babies, Muneca and Boo Boo Kitty; son, Gabriel A. Spencer and wife Iris; daughter, Felicia M. Ruiz-Ortiz and wife Mo; son, Christopher Jr. Sifuentez and wife Gabriela; son, Derek A. Sifuentez; and son David J. Spencer-Ruiz; 14 grandchildren, Eliza Dever, Conner Teague, Nevaeh Dever, Maddox Michel, Caleb Sifuentez, Aaliah Sifuentez, Christopher Sifuentez, III., Katelyn Sifuentez, Sam Spencer, Guyel (Max) Spencer, Rico Alvarez, Ringo Alvarez, Sophia Spencer, and Leo Benjamin Spencer; 1 great-grandson, Kaydence Dever; 1 brother, David Elizalde; and 3 sisters, Cynthia (Cindy) Carrasco, Berta Fuentes, and Josette Marchese.