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Linda Alvina Jimenez

August 10, 1947 — February 11, 2021

Linda Alvina Jimenez (Vila), 73 years young, of Mineral Wells, Texas and a BELOVED Mother, Wife, Sister, Grandmother, and Friend, found her final resting home with JESUS on the morning of Thursday, February 11, 2021. 

Arrangements are under the direction of Baum-Carlock Bumgardner Funeral Home, Mineral Wells, Texas.

Viewing will be available during normal business hours Saturday and Sunday, February 20 & 21, 2021 at the funeral home.

Join the Family and Friends on Sunday, February 21, 2021, for a Celebration of Life Engagement from 6p-8p at Baum Carlock annex, Mineral Wells, TX.  This will be a time to HONOR, LOVE, and SHARE MEMORIES of Linda Alvina Jimenez.

Services will be 2:00 PM Monday February 22, 2021 at First Baptist Church.  Officiating in Spanish will be Pastor Porfirio “Pilo” Banda and Tarsis Robles interpreting in English then a special farewell speech by her children and a song by her granddaughter, Victoria Kirkwood. 

Graveside services will immediately follow in Woodland Park Cemetery with Laurie Hernandez to give FAIRWELL BLESSING.

Linda Alvina Jimenez was born August 10, 1947 to Francisco “Frank” and Mary (Estrada) Vila in Mineral Wells, Texas.  Growing up with 2 SUPERB parents and 10 other siblings, she realized from an early age, what her parents always instilled in her on a daily basis, that FAMILY is the most important thing to hold onto FOREVER so she made that her priority ALWAYS.  Linda lived a simple life and the luxury things were not as important as being surrounded by her beloved family, siblings, sons, and daughters, and especially the grandkids/great grandkids which brought her much joy and celebration.   

Linda was united in marriage to Juan Ramos in 1972 in Mineral Wells, Texas.  Together they had 4 children in Amarillo, Texas.  Later Linda was united in marriage to Angel Jimenez in 1982 in Mineral Wells, Texas.  Together they had 1 son.  Linda worked very hard all her life and was very committed to being the best Mother first and later she worked in manufacturing into retirement.  At about the age of 35, Linda was “Born Again” when she accepted her LORD CHRIST JESUS as her SAVIOR, during a difficult time in her life, and dedicated her new life to live for GOD and his Kingdom in Heaven. KJV: JOHN 14:6 JESUS saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father but by me. She rarely missed church and would share GOD’s GRACE to any ear that would hear.  She enjoyed her new Life as a Child of GOD and accepted her place in the Book of Life forever in HEAVEN.

Linda at times could be a very stubborn, sassy, and even a spitfire, but more often than not, she was soft-spoken, full of love, and always willing to receive a hug.  She was the cornerstone of a vast family and the success of her children can attest to her hard work and dedication to FAMILY.   Even in death her motherhood instincts continued by give all her BLESSINGS to her sons/daughters and anyone else that she felt could use the help.  Linda’s absence, on this earth, will truly be missed as she was one that would give anything she had to provide for others.  Linda truly exhibited JESUS second commandment for all of us: KJV: JOHN 13:34: A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another.   

LINDA WILL BE TERRIBLY MISSED BY ALL THAT HAD THE PREVILIEGE OF KNOWING AND BEING A PART OF HER LIFE!!!

Linda is preceded in death by her parents, Francisco “Frank” Vila and Mary Frances Estrada.

Survived by 3 sons & 2 daughters:  Son-Johnny and wife Lori Ramos of Amarillo, TX. Son- Jesse Ramos of Amarillo, TX. Daughter- Isebel and husband David Doran of Cedar Park, TX. Daughter- Alvina and Tony Musick of Amarillo, TX.  Son- Robert Jimenez and Claudia De La Cueva of Arlington, TX.

Survived by 10 Siblings: Jane and late husband Eddie Peters, Mary and husband Angel Candelario, Gloria and husband Dave Simonss, Lupe and late husband Gary Williams, Frank and wife Carmen Vila, Paul and wife Joann Vila, Ricky and wife Norma Vila, Eugene Vila, Teresa Garcia, Rosanna and husband Zedrick Burns.

Linda is also survived by, what she called “PRECIOUS”, her 13 Grandchildren and 11 Great Grandchildren.  She would also consider any other kids, she took care of, as her own grandkids and she loved them just as equally.   This is a great testimony to her MOTHERHOOD and LOVE for ALL!

9 Pallbearers:  Son- Robert Jimenez of Arlington, TX, Grandson- Brennan Ramos of Amarillo, TX, Grandson- Anthony Barron of Austin, TX,  Grandson- Christopher Musick of San Antonio, TX, Grandson- John Kirkwood of Salt Lake City, Utah, Grandson- Carlos Ramirez of Pflugerville, TX, Nephew- David Palone of Mineral Wells, TX,  Nephew- Jimmy Gaffney of Garland, TX, and Nephew- John-David Gaffney of Garland, TX.

Donations above Church Tithes and Family Budget will be greatly appreciated, in lieu of flowers, to help with funeral and other expenses.  All mail in donations can be sent to PO BOX 3492, Amarillo, TX, 79116.  The Family would like to thank everyone for your support during this time of difficulty.  

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Sunday, February 21, 2021

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Baum-Carlock-Bumgardner Funeral Home

302 West Hubbard Street, Mineral Wells, TX 76067

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Funeral Service

Monday, February 22, 2021

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