Lucy Moya Jacquez, (96+) passed away peacefully in her home on 9/18/2019. Lucy was born to Lorenzo Moya and Lucinda Sanchez Moya on November 23, 1922 near the rural communities of Valmora and Watrous, New Mexico. Her husband Henry Jacquez, brother Carlos Moya, wife Soledad Garcia Moya and her nephew Carlitos Moya, also preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death was her daughter Martha “Marty” Southard and her first cousins: Benita Moya Wasson (Johnny), Violet Moya Williams (Barry) and Juliana Moya Gallegos McCluggage (Ernesto & Dale). Her beloved daughter Patricia Jacquez, grandchildren Caryn Crist, Jesse Jacquez, Sarah Boyd, Angela Ortiz, husband Greg Ortiz and great grandchildren Samuel, Zachary Jacquez, Niklya, Antonio, Eileen and Ruben Ortiz survive her. Numerous nieces and nephews and other extended family also survive her. Lucy worked for the State of New Mexico for 32 years as a data entry operator. After her retirement she volunteered many years with the Rape Crisis Center and the Hospice Charity Store. She was pure love and light. Her calm and steady demeanor is a lively wit and a fun-loving personality. She will be dearly missed by those who knew her.
The Family of Lucy Jacquez has entrusted the care of their beloved one to Avista Cremation & Burial.