April 5, 1993 - December 19, 2021
Michelle Nicole Espinoza - Ruiz Michelle Nicole of Roswell went to be with the Lord, Sunday, December 19, 2021, in Fort Worth, Texas. She was born April 5, 1993, in El Paso, Texas to Cecilia K. Espinoza and Sergio J. Ruiz. Michelle lived her life in Roswell, NM, attended Roswell public schools, graduated from Roswell High School in the year 20ll. After a brief illness, she decided to go to college at ENMU-Portales, where her major was in social work. After Michelle’s years in college, she accomplished her dream of getting her Bachelor’s Degree in social work with honors of Magna Cumda Lad. She was a wonderful and giving person, even after her passing, Michelle gave without hesitation, she was an organ donor. Michelle is survived by her Tata, Felipe J. Villa and Mom, Cecilia "Cissy" Villa; brothers: Jose Angel Espinoza and wife Diane Espinoza; nephews: Iori, Cruz, and Elie Espinoza, Felipe Espinoza Villa; niece, Melody; father, Sergio T. Ruiz and stepmom Yolanda; siblings: Sergio and Tomas Ruiz; nieces: Lillian and Solaily; and nephew, Sergio Tomas III. Michelle was blessed with a huge family who were so proud of her. Her immediate family surviving her are her uncles: Frank (Gloria) Espinoza and children: Ethan, Frank Phillip, and Moises Espinoza; Albert Espinoza and children: Cande, Benigna, and Emilio; aunts: Janie Villa and her children: Theresa Weathersby and her children: Daniel (Layla), Martin (Jordan, Jasmine, Jacob, and Jayden J, Raymond Apodaca and children Ashley Lil Ray, Sabrina, and Lori, Robert (Denise) Apodaca and their children: Adrian, Crystal, Arielle, (twins) Daunte and Dominic, Deanna and husband Aaron Griffus and their children: Micheal, Rianna, (twins) Isabella and Isiah, Maria Christina Villa and children: Angelica, Anissa, (twins) Analisa and Anabel, Mario Villa and children: Destiny, Andrew, and Nathan; aunt, Linda Lucero-Quintela (Manny) and children: Christy (Jim) her children: Jasmine and Samantha, Jessica (Vince) and children: Genevieve and Genesis, Sylvia (Johnny) and children: Dominic, Devin, and Deric, Michael Isaac (Amber) and his son Noah; aunt, Margie Pizano and children: Andy and Marc; aunt, Sally Juarez and children: Rick C Denise Espinoza and daughter Talyssa "TJ” Espinoza; Joel Espinoza and his son Kenzo Espinoza, and Adrianna (Caylin) Espinoza-Hutson; sons: Cameron, Kayden, and Noah; aunt, Tina (Richard) Sanchez and their children: Isidro; son Christopher and Adrienne (Eddie), and daughter Aiko; cousins: Lee, Monica, and Anjanette Anaya; special cousins: Paul, Brittani, Mariah and Mia; best friends: Brie Coffrell and her children: Desmond and Jade Mayorga, Kimberly Almaguer, Sali Martinez- Cadengo; and her bestest friends: Cassandra, Jerry and Gabby Flores. Michelle is also survived by the love of her life, her inspiration for her accomplishment, her in sync, her fiancé, her future, Devon Dillon and their pup Butterscotch. His family, Brenda (mom), Audrey (sister), and Liam (nephew). Michelle was blessed with two God children: Mia and Ezra Apodaca . Michelle is preceded in death by grandparents: Frank and Lupe Espinoza, Manuel and Sirila Villa, Ana Marie and Gerardo Cis Ruiz, Uncles, Ricky and Ernie Espinoza; aunt, Helen M. Anaya; and cousins: Paul M. Juarez and Jullian Anthony Rojas. Viewing will be on Wednesday, January 5, 2022, from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, followed by a Rosary to be recited at 5:00 PM. A Funeral Service will held at Anderson Bethany Funeral Home on Thursday, January 6, 2022, at 3:00 PM. Family and friends will be received at 345 E Poe Street anytime. The family expresses its heartfelt thanks and gratitude to Brie for organizing a Go Fund Me, RISD Food Service and custodians, anonymous donors, and family and friends for their love and support during this difficult time. Please take a moment and share a kind thought or memory with Michelle’s family at www.andersonbethany.com. Michelle’s tribute was written in her honor by her family.
Michelle Nicole Espinoza - Ruiz Michelle Nicole of Roswell went to be with the Lord, Sunday, December 19, 2021, in Fort Worth, Texas. She was born April 5, 1993, in El Paso, Texas to Cecilia K. Espinoza and Sergio J. Ruiz. Michelle lived her... View Obituary & Service Information
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