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Eva Carrasco Yanez

July 8, 2014

Eva Carrasco Yanez, 64, of Big Spring, died Friday July 4, 2014, in Odessa. Vigil services will be 7 p.m. Tuesday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Mount Olive Memorial Park.

Eva was born to Elena and Ireneo Carrasco on Nov. 27, 1949, in Pecos, Texas. She was a lifetime resident of Big Spring and a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church. She was a Certified Nurse’s Aide. She loved being with her grandchildren, camping, cooking tortillas, beans and chili. One of her favorite past times was bingo.

She is survived by her children, David Yanez, Jr. and wife Michelle, Cindy Rodriguez and husband Frank, Connie Yanez, Joseph Yanez and wife Irma, all of Big Spring, Christina Yanez of Odessa, Sonya Gonzales and husband Jeromaine of Big Spring and Mario Yanez and wife Sarah, also of Big Spring; 26 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren.

She is also survived by one brother, Albert Carrasco of Big Spring; six sisters, Irene Norman and husband Mike of Houston, Celia Smithwick and husband Albert of Big Spring, Mariaelena Guardiola of Albuquerque, N.M., Grace Levrier of Austin, Lucy Cruz and husband Frank of Big Spring, and Lydia Tamayo and husband Joe of San Antonio; plus several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother Tomas Carrasco and one sister Adela Hernandez.

Those serving as pallbearers will her grandsons Frank Rodriguez, Jr., Miguel Rodriguez, Anthony Yanez, Andrew Yanez, Cruz Gutierrez, Jr., Carlitos Gutierrez, Jeremy Gonzales and Victor Vela.

Arrangements are by Myers & Smith Funeral Home and Chapel. Please pay your respects online at

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