Arcilia “Arcie” Ambriz Villalobos, 64, of Poteet, Texas, was born Wednesday, October 21, 1953 to Eluteria G. and Jesus C. Ambriz in Pleasanton, Texas. She met her Lord on Saturday, October 21, 2017. Her passing was very sudden and has left family and friends with great loss.
Arcilia entered into a loving and happy marriage of 44 years on February 21, 1973 to Alejandro Q. Villalobos. She was preceded in death by her parents. Arcilia is survived by her husband, Alejandro; son, Fabian G. Villalobos and wife Bianca; daughter, Regina Villalobos-Perez and husband, Mike Perez, and brother, Arnulfo G. Ambriz and wife Patricia. She is also survived by her granddaughter, Isabella Magallanez and grandson, Gabriel Alejandro Villalobos, born October 23, 2017.
Arcilia was a life-long resident of Poteet. She was her class valedictorian at Poteet High School. When Arcilia was a young woman she was very active in her community, having been involved and supported efforts at St. Phillip Benizi Catholic Church. Additionally, she served as a board member for 23 years at the Poteet Housing Authority. Arcilia worked in the medical field for 32 years. In that time she touched and befriended so many people all over Atascosa County and beyond.
Her greatest joy was spending time with family. She also loved to dance with her husband. They were known for their moves on the floor during their weekly dance outings. Arcilia was a master of crochet and other hand crafted items. She regularly worked on projects to share and send to people she cared about.
Arcilia was known by many as Arcie but at the same token she was “Mom” to countless others. She leaves behind a legacy of caring, honor and love through all those she has touched.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at Hurley Funeral Home in Pleasanton from 2 – 9 p.m. with a rosary to be recited at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, October 26 at St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church in Poteet at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in San Jose Cemetery in Jourdanton.
Serving as pallbearers are Carlos Ambriz, Tommy Ambriz, Ronnie Ambriz, Randy Ambriz, Johnny Slaughter, Raymond Villalobos, Jr.
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