Eleanor LeeMarch 12, 1942 ~ January 4, 2018 (age 75)
Eleanor G. Lee passed into eternal life January 4, 2018 and is in the Peace of Christ. She was born to the late Teburcio Ybarra and Nellie Gallegos in Lamesa and was raised by the late Santiago and Rufina Gallegos in Slaton.
Eleanor faithfully stood on the firm foundation of Jesus Christ and was a long time member of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church during which time, she cherished her friendship with the late Rev. Roland Buxkemper. She and her husband, Robert, have since been members of St. Philip Benizi in Idalou for the last 22 years. She graduated May 26, 1972 from the Lubbock School of Vocational Nursing and enjoyed a long career including social work at Texas Tech.
Those left to cherish her memory are; her husband, Mr. Robert Lee, a son, Joey Criado and Rebecca, four brothers, two sisters, five grand daughters and eight great grand children. Eleanor was preceded in death by her son, David Criado and two sisters.
Visitation will be Monday January 8, 2018 from 9 am to 8 pm at Chapel of Grace Funeral Home, with prayer services starting at 6:30 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church in Idalou starting at 10 am, with interment following at Resthaven Cemetery.
Eleanor lives on in our hearts and will be greatly missed.