Gloria Lopez-Arocha

 Gloria Lopez-Arocha was born on January 2nd, 1949 in Bryan, TX to Valentin and Josefa (Gonzalez) Lopez. Gloria, 72, passed away at her home in Anadarko, OK on Monday, December 6th, 2021 after an extended illness.
 She grew up in Lubbock, TX and graduated from Lubbock High School.
 Gloria married Joe Arocha on January 2, 1998 in Anadarko, OK.
 Gloria was a very loving and caring person which led her to a career as a CMA in area nursing homes. She was always helping others and loved taking care of the children who adored her. She loved to dance and was an accomplish seamstress. She was an avid OU Sooners and Dallas Cowboys fan and enjoyed watching old westerns on T.V.
 She was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Anadarko, OK.
 She is survived by daughter Catalina Martinez and Manuel, Dallas, TX, 3 sisters: Mary Alice Moreno, Anadarko, OK, Rosa Perales, Galveston, TX, and Edelia Lopez, Lubbock, TX, 1 granddaughter America Martinez, Dallas, TX.
 She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Joe Arocha, 2 brothers and 4 sisters.
 Funeral service was Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Anadarko, OK. Burial was at Memory Lane Cemetery, Anadarko, OK. Services under the direction of Smith Funeral Home, Anadarko, OK.