Nehemiah Ascencio


, age 18, passed away on Tuesday, September 3, 2019.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Saturday, September 7, 2019 at the First Baptist Church in Lockney.

Interment followed at the Lockney Cemetery.

Arrangements were under the personal care of Moore-Rose Funeral Home of Lockney

Nehemiah Ascencio was born on February 9, 2001 in Plainview, Texas, to Rigoberto and Maria De Lourdes Ascencio. He resided in Lockney, Texas, where he attended school and was a member of Primera Iglesis Bautista.

As a child, Nehemiah was involved in Boy Scouts and RA’s with the First Baptist Church. Later, as a teen and young adult, he was a member of the Longhorn band and cross-country team. Nehemiah’s extracurricular activities involved being a member of the Giantslayer’s Youth ministry and spending time with his family and friends.

After graduating from Plainview High School this past May, his desire was to utilize his BIG personality and good looks by becoming a famous YouTube vlogger; but his biggest goal was to marry the love of his life.

Nehemiah is survived by his parents, Rigoberto and Maria Ascencio; two sisters, Mireya and Mila and two brothers, Isaiah and Elijah, all of Lockney. He also leaves behind his paternal grandparents, Jesus and Maria Ascencio of Mexico, as well as his maternal grandmother, Francisca Reyes of Lockney, Texas. Nehemiah also had many aunts, uncles and cousins who will always love and miss him dearly.