Virginia “Ginny” Romero, 62, of Clovis died Monday, May 1, 2006, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born April 7, 1944, to Onesimo J. and Emma Leyba Encinias in Melrose. She married Raymond Romero on Dec. 16, 1972, in Clovis. She was a homemaker and member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
Family members said she loved caring for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, camping, cooking for everyone and shopping.
She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Carlos Encinias.
Survivors include her husband, of Clovis; sons, Michael Romero of Clovis, Jackie Romero (and wife, Janet) of Clovis, Donnie Romero (Becky) of Portales, Raymond J. Romero (Brenda) of Lubbock and Alex Romero (Patsy) of Sierra Vista, Ariz.; daughters, Kathy Baca (Robert) of Clovis, Renee Martinez (Marc) of Clovis and Annette Ternes (Bob) of Albuquerque; sisters, Esther Rubio (Julio Sr.) and Clara Gomez (Andrew); brother, Cipriano (Patsy), all of Clovis; 19 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
A rosary will be said at 7 p.m. today at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
Father Carlos Chavez is officiating.
Burial will follow at Mission Garden of Memories. Pallbearers will be Christopher Romero, Joshua Romero, Ryan Romero and Jacob Romero, Sergio Martinez and Marc Martinez Jr.
Honorary pallbearers will be Vincent Romero, Colin Romero, Gabriel Navarro, Tre Baca and Eric Navarro.
Arrangements are by Muffley Funeral Home.