Lola Jean Lopez

Lola Jean Lopez, 68, lost her three-year battle with thyroid cancer on July 22, 2020. She was born in Magdalena on Jan. 16, 1952, to the late Rosa Gallegos and Felix Lopez. Lola was raised with her three siblings on Lopez Farms in Luis Lopez, N.M. Lola worked for many years at Allen’s Department Store after graduating from Socorro High School. She then worked for the New Mexico State Highway Department, first in Socorro and then Belen, where she retired after 22 years. Lola was preceded in death by her grandson, Devin Armijo-Pemble; and her brother, Richard Lopez. She is survived by her brother, Joe Lopez; sister, Terry Lopez; her children, Rosa Armijo-Pemble and husband, Brandon, Julian Armijo and wife, Troylyn, and Jessica Lopez and partner, Leora Herron; her grandchildren, Joe, Julius and Isaac Armijo, Anthony Malone, Korbyn and Jastin Armijo-Pemble, Estevan and Alena Lopez and Michael and Evondra Roberts; great-grandchildren, Draven Armijo and Jaxtyn Malone. Services will be held at San Miguel Church in Socorro on Aug. 14, beginning with a Rosary at 9 a.m., and a Funeral Mass at 9:30 a.m. Lola’s final wish was to be buried between her mom and dad at the San Jose Cemetery in Luis Lopez.