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Diane Herrera

March 28, 2014

Diane Herrera, 51, of Coahoma, died Saturday March 22, 2014, in Ward County, Texas. Vigil services will be 7 p.m. Friday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church of Big Spring with burial following at Trinity Memorial Park.

She was born Oct. 30, 1962 to Louisa and Claudio Lopez in Big Spring. She was a lifetime resident of Howard County. She worked as an administrator’s assistant for 16 years at MHMR. She also worked at Bealls. She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Diane was active with Girl Scouts and had her own troop (Troop 321) as well as Hoops, Dreams and Goals. Diane loved anything to do with her grandchildren.

Diane is survived by two daughters, Krystal Woodruff and husband Curtis of Coahoma, and Kimberly Ybarra and husband Matt of Big Spring; her parents, Louisa and Claudio Lopez of Sand Springs; three grandchildren, Mahlaya Woodruff and Keno Woodruff of Coahoma, and Matthew Jessie Ybarra of Big Spring; one sister, Mary Rodriguez and husband Juan of Big Spring; brothers, Claudio Lopez Jr. of Canyon, David Lopez of Sand Springs and Ramon Ramirez Jr. and wife Jennifer of Big Spring; one daughter-in-law, Veronica Herrera of Big Spring; two nieces, Michelle Villareal and husband Michael of Coahoma and Ernestina Lopez of Canyon; and one nephew, Anthony Marc Ramirez and wife Maria of Midland.

In addition to her grandparents, she is preceded in death by one son, Anthony Herrera and granddaughter KiAna Vanderbilt, who died in the same accident.

Those serving as pallbearers will be Claudio Lopez Jr., Chris Romero, Matt Ybarra, Tommy Chavarria, “Baby” Mike Villareal and Jason Martinez. Honorary pallbearers will be Girl Scout Troop No. 321.
Arrangements are by Myers & Smith Funeral Home and Chapel. Please pay your respects online at

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