Evangeline A. Renteria, 88, of Amarillo, TX died Wednesday, February 2, 2022.
Rosary will be said at 6:30 p.m., Monday, February 7, 2022, at Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel, 2800 Paramount Blvd. A service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 8, 2022, at Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel with Msgr. Rex Nicholl as celebrant. Burial will be in Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors.
Eva was born March 26, 1933, in Amarillo, TX to Rafael and Rosa Arevalo.
She loved to read and learn about vitamins. Eva sold vitamins for several years at the Nutrition House and was one of their top sellers. She always prided herself for being self-taught when it came to her knowledge of vitamins. Many of her family and friends came to her for advice on home remedies and vitamin regiments.
Eva was a caregiver by nature. Throughout her life she cared for many family members. She loved to make home cooked meals to feed her relatives. Eva was always trying to take care of someone and making sure everyone was okay. She was truly a one-of-a-kind, beautiful, and loving soul. She will be greatly missed by all those who were blessed enough to have known her throughout her years.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Rosa Sanchez Arevalo; her father, Rafael Arevalo; two brothers, Ray and Ramon Arevalo; a sister, Emilia Mejia; and her husband, Fernando S. Renteria.
Survivors include a sister, Caroline Ponce, of Wilmington, CA; a son, Phillip Renteria Sr., of Amarillo, TX; granddaughter, Natasha Jimenez and husband Willie Jimenez, of Amarillo, TX; grandson, Phillip Renteria, Jr., of Amarillo, TX; great-grandsons, Willie Jimenez Jr. and Julien Jimenez, both of Amarillo, TX; and many nieces and nephews throughout Texas and California that she loved dearly.
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