SEAGRAVES…. Funeral services for Esmeralda Valles Carrion, 47, of Seagraves will be conducted Friday, September 14, 2018, at 10:00 A.M. in the St. Paul’s Catholic Church. Interment will follow in the Gaines County Cemetery with services under the direction of Ratliff Funeral Home of Seagraves. She passed away Monday, September 10thin Lubbock.

Esmeralda was born August 9, 1971, in Terry County, Texas to Ishmeal and Elida Arriaga Valles. Esmeralda and Daniel Carrion were married April 23, 1994, in Seagraves. She was a member of the St. Paul’s Catholic Church, was very active with the youth group at church, had earned an Associates Degree in Accounting from South Plains College, had been employed by Global Tech Motors & Controls for 16 years, and was currently employed by Yoakum County Hospital for 7 years. She was preceded in death by her mother Elida Valles on August 1, 2017.

Esmeralda is survived by her husband Daniel Carrion of Seagraves; one son Daniel Ray Carrion of Stephenville; one daughter Gabriela Carrion of Seagraves; her father Ishmeal Valles of Seagraves; a sister Isabell Tellez and husband Robert of Seagraves; two nieces Emma and Layla Tellez; brother-in-law Manuel Mermella and wife Romana; sister-in-law Trinidad Torres and husband Roy; along with their children and grandchildren.