OBIT: Teodora Lara Diaz

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Teodora Lara Diaz was born on December 26, 1927 to the late Delfina Ramirez Lara and Alejos Lara. 
She was one of 12 siblings, seven of whom proceeded her in death. 
In 1948, she married Eduvigen Diaz and together, they made their home in Ozona. She was an accomplished seamstress and worked as a custodian for the local doctor’s office. 
Teodora was a pioneer in establishing the local Assembly of God Church. The church still stands today, testament of her life’s greatest achievement. 
She ministered alongside her pastor husband, touching a countless number of lives with her fervent faith and Godly example. Teodora and her husband spread the Word of God in Ozona, Eldorado, Crane, and Sonora until they could no longer travel due to health problems. 
In her golden years, Teodora developed Alzheimer’s disease. The lord called her home on January 9, 2019. 
She is survived by her three children, Humberto Lara Diaz and wife Susie, Alicia Diaz Vargas and husband Richard Vargas Sr., and Humberto Fierro Diaz and wife Kristi; eight grandchildren, Richard Vargas Jr, Reba Leigh Bennett, Rebecca Diaz, Erick Martinez, Ericka Diaz, Brandon Mecham, Brian Mecham and Madison Diaz; and 10 great-grandchildren, Kristen, Ivana, Aries, Annie, David, Nevaeh, Thomas, Aden, Gavin, and Addilyn. 
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 12 at 2 p.m. and will take place at Templo Siloe Assembly of God Church in Ozona, Texas. Wake is Friday, January 11, at Templo Siloe starting at 1 p.m.

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