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The Legacy of Mrs. Aguilar

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Mrs. Maria Jesus Ramires Aguilar, a longtime resident of Sulphur Springs, passed away on August 6, 2018 in Mexico while on a “trip of a lifetime” vacation to Arizona, California and her home in Cananea, Sonora Mexico. She was visiting siblings and family members, some whom she had not seen in many years. Maria’s life began in the beautiful Sonoran mountains of Mexico, specifically, the village of Bacadehuachi. She was adopted and  raised in Villa Hidalgo, Sonora Mexico and then moved to Agua Prieta, Sonora. It was there she met and married the love of her life, Manuel Altamirano Aguilar on August the 15th 1954 in Agua Prieta Sonora. On June 22, 1969 she and her family arrived in Sulphur Springs. Maria made a lifetime of memories and has left an imprint on the city. Her legacy will live on within her natural family as well as the many lives which she impacted. The gracious ways of Maria left you feeling like a part of her family.  Items displayed during her rites were from a family lifetime collection.

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Author: Enola Gay

Has enjoyed working for KSST since 1989. Hosts the Good Morning Show with Enola Gay on weekday mornings from 6-9am, so 'start your day with Enola Gay'! Guest interviews during the Morning Show can also be seen in playback on Cable Channel 18 TV. Along with local country music fan Benny Potter, co-produces 1230 West, a Country and Western Swing radio show which airs weekly on Saturdays from 7-8am and repeats on Thursdays from 7-8pm. Also writes "At the Corral Gate", a column appearing weekly in The Millennium Shopper and in the Lifestyles section of ksstradio.com.

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