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Ciria M. Esquibel, 83, of Big Spring died Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011, at her residence. The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. Tuesday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Vigil services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Myers & Smith Chapel with burial at Mt. Olive Memorial Park.
She was born Aug. 20, 1928, in La Pryor, Texas, to Nicolasa and Rosendo Morelion. She married Jesse G. Esquibel on Jan. 1, 1949, in La Pryor. They moved to Big Spring in 1963 from Anton. He preceded her in death March 31, 1994. She was a cook and dietician at Big Spring State Hospital, Hall-Bennett Memorial Hospital and Lakeview School. She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church.
She is survived by one son, Jesse Esquibel Jr. of Odessa; one daughter, Janie Acosta and husband Joe of Big Spring; two sisters, Mary Mendoza and Dora Hernandez, both of Big Spring; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two daughters, Maria Linda Garcia and Martha Loveless; three brothers, Jose Morelion, Jose Cruz and John Morelion Sr.; and one sister, Esperanza Morelion.
Arrangements are by Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Pay your respects online at www.myersandsmith.com