Socorro Parra Perez
1926 - 2012
Socorro Parra Perez, passed away May 6, 2012 in Payson, Ariz. at the age of 85. She was born June 28, 1926 in Yuma, Ariz. She lived in Ajo, Ariz. most of her life, moving to Payson in 1988.
She was a homemaker who enjoyed cooking, dancing, music, and most of all, spending time with family. She was a member of the Catholic faith. She was a very generous and amazing woman who will be greatly missed by her family.
Mrs. Perez was preceded in death by her husband, Manuel (Bola) Perez; mother, Rita Parra; father, Francisco Parra; and sisters, Catalina Galvez and Elsa King.
She is survived by her children, Barbara Perez, Sylvia Ivey, Lucy Denny and Ruben Perez; her sisters, Alicia Gomez, Cecilia Reyna, Beatrice Castillo, Christina Hatounian, Natalia Speegle and Virgie Taflinger; and brother, Frank Parra; nine grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, May 26 at St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church in Payson.