Sylvia Vela

Sylvia Vela, age 65, of Floydada was called home Thursday, December 24, 2020 by our Lord and Savior.

An open visitation was held from 11 a.m. -2 p.m., Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at Moore-Rose Funeral Home in Floydada.

Cremation arrangements were under the personal care of Moore-Rose Funeral Home of Floydada.

Sylvia was born in Mathis, Texas on October 15, 1954 to Delfino Pesina and Elida Ponce. Sylvia’s passions were reading, cooking and playing Loteria with friends and family.

She was blessed to have three sons with Jesse Vela, Jr. – Jesse (Monica) Vela, III, Rodrigo Vela, and Sergio (Mandy) Vela.

She was a caring sister and daughter. Many of her nieces and nephews described her as a second mother. She was always there to lend a helping hand.

She is survived by her mother, Elida Ponce; her sons, Jesse, Rod, and Sergio; grandkids, Sebastian, Haley, Rodrigo, Jr., Andrew, Alyssa, Gina, Noah, Zakk, Priscilla, and Jermey; great-grandkids, Zakk, Jr., Braylen and Kashton; her siblings, Mary (Jimmy) Cervantes, Elizabeth Juarez, Jovita Flores, Daniel Pesina, Corina Pesina, and Christina Pesina.

Sylvia will be dearly missed. She was loved by all who she came across. We thank our Lord for sharing such a beautiful person with us for so many years.

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