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Jose Luis

August 19, 1957 – January 4, 2019

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Obituary for Jose Luis Vega

Athens – A Funeral Mass for Jose Vega of Athens is scheduled for 2:30 pm, Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at St. Edwards Catholic Church in Athens with Father Nolan Lowry officiating. Interment will follow at Athens Cemetery.

Jose passed on January 4, 2019 in Tyler, Texas.

Jose Luis Vega Lopez was born August 19, 1957 in San Luis de la Paz, Guanajuato, Mexico the son of Apolinar Vega and Nicolasa Lopez Vega. He attended St. Edwards Catholic Church.

He is preceded in death by his parents and brother Felipe Vega.

Jose is survived by three children, Alejandro Vega and wife Nancy of Athens, Lucero Vega and husband Pablo of Athens, Juan Vega of Athens; one brother, Silvestre Vega and wife Micaela of Mexico; one sister, Teresa Vega of Mexico; two grandchildren Ximena and Xander Mejia and one niece Carmen Perez and husband Valentin.

Visitation will be held from 5-7:00 pm with a Rosary at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at the Hannigan Smith Funeral Home in Athens.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Hannigan Smith Funeral Home family.

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Athens: una misa fúnebre para José Vega de Athens está programada para las 2:30 pm el miércoles 9 de enero del 2019 en la Iglesia Católica de San Eduardo, con el padre Nolan Lowry oficiando. Seguirá el sepelio en el Athens Cemetery.
José falleció el 4 de enero de 2019 en Tyler, Texas.
José Luis Vega López nació el 19 de agosto del 1957 en San Luis de la Paz, Guanajuato, México, hijo de Apolinar Vega y Nicolasa López Vega. Asistió a la Iglesia Católica de San Eduardo.
Le precedieron en la muerte sus padres y su hermano Felipe Vega.
A José le sobreviven tres hijos, Alejandro Vega y su esposa Nancy de Athens, Lucero Vega y su esposo Pablo de Athens, Juan Vega de Athens; un hermano, Silvestre Vega y esposa Micaela de México; una hermana, Teresa Vega de México; Dos nietos Ximena y Xander Mejía y una sobrina Carmen Pérez y su esposo Valentín.
La visita se llevará a cabo de 5 a 7:00 p.m. con un rosario a las 7:00 p.m. el martes 8 de enero del 2019 en la funeraria Hannigan Smith en Athens.
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When Tuesday, January 8th, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Hannigan Smith Funeral Home
842 SE Loop 7
Athens, TX 75752
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Funeral Mass Information

Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 2:30pm
Father Nolan Lowry
St. Edwards Catholic Church
800 E Tyler St
Athens, TX 75751

Interment Information

Athens Cemetery
400 S. Prairieville
Athens, TX 75751