Antonia Rejino Melendez, 82, of McCamey, passed away on Friday, March 13, 2020, in Midland.
Antonia was born on January 13, 1938, in Buda, Texas.
She graduated McCamey high class of 1957. She married Jose Melendez on December 15, 1961. Antonia was a loving wife and mother. She worked at C. G. Morris & Co. as well as Red Bluff Lumber for many years. She and Jose recently moved to Midland to be closer to grandchildren. Antonia also enjoyed watching sporting events, listened to many genres of music, and loved spending time with her grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Lazaro and Jesusa Rejino; two children, Rosa Linda Hernandez and Johnny Joe Melendez; two sisters, Cecilia Corales and Amanda Ortiz.
Antonia is survived by her loving husband of 59 years, Jose Melendez of McCamey; two children, Joel Melendez of Ft. Stockton and Robert Melendez of Midland; grandchildren, Christal, Angela, and Miguel Hernandez, Jon Michael Melendez, Mirella, Marissa, JJ, and Alex Melendez; great grandchildren, Victoria, Lyanna, Jaime, Jessica, and Viviana; one brother, Raymundo Rejino of McCamey; two sisters, Carmen Galindo of McCamey, and Rosalea Salenas of San Antonio.
Rosary will be held at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, March 18, 2020, at the Shaffer-Nichols Funeral Home Chapel in McCamey. Funeral Mass will be held at 2:00 pm on Thursday, March 19, 2020, at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in McCamey with burial following the Resthaven Cemetery.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of Shaffer-Nichols Funeral Home.