Manuel Lemus

Manuel Lemus
June 1, 1941 - March 26, 2021

Services for Manuel Lemus will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, March 29, 2021 at Hilliard Funeral Home. Graveside service will follow at Prairie Springs Cemetery in Ben Wheeler, Texas. Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m. on Sunday evening at Hilliard Funeral Home.
Manuel Lemus Ortega was born June 1, 1941 in Mexico. He had been a resident of Ben Wheeler for most of his life. He was a handyman and a farmer.
Manuel passed away at the age of 79 on March 26, 2021. He was preceded in death by his wife, Leovijilda Patino; and three sons, Erasto Lemus, Rigoberto Lemus, and Javier Lemus.
Survivors include his sons, Manuel Lemus, Eloy Lemus, Octavio Lemus, Cruz Lemus, Alvaro Lemus and Carlos Lemus; daughters, Olga Arce, Graciela Laredo and Carmen Soledad; two sisters, Lourdes Lemus and Abelina Lemus; numerous grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and many other family members and friends.
Pallbearers will be his sons: Manuel Lemus, Eloy Lemus, Octavio Lemus, Cruz Lemus, Alvaro Lemus and Carlos Lemus.

The family respectfully requests that each person in attendance wear a mask and maintain distance to help reduce the spread of Covid.