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Esther Bailon Florez

Esther Bailon Florez, passed away and entered into Heavens Gates, on Sunday, November 5, 2017, at the age of 85. Esther was born to Joe and Josepha Bailon, on January 31, 1932, in Gila, New Mexico. She was the 14th child born to them. She was raised on a farm, until the age of 16 years old, when she moved to Safford, Arizona. Later making her residence in Morenci and Clifton. Esther was a very hard working woman, working in restaurants, most of her life until she retired and later married Nat Florez, in 1989. Esther was a faithful praying woman with a passion and love for God. She taught her children to love unconditional and to have strength and determination, no matter what life throws at you, be strong! Esther was preceded in death by: her son, Larry B. Peru; her parents, Joe and Josepha Bailon; her brothers and sisters; and her husband, Natividad Florez. She is survived by: her children, Eddie Garcia, of Colorado, Esther Jo Byrd Ortega, of Arizona, Terry McCaw (son-in-law Paul McCaw), of New Mexico, Mena Russell, of Washington, Mario Rodriguez, of Arizona, and Joe Rodriguez, of Arizona; a sister, Ana Saucedo, of Arizona; twenty-five grandchildren; sixty-five great grandchildren; seven great-great grandchildren; and many, many friends she made throughout her 85 years. She will be greatly missed. A gathering and Celebration of Esther’s Life will be conducted Friday evening, November 10, 2017, at 6:00 p.m., at the Safford Apostolic Church. Funeral Services will be conducted on Saturday, November 11, 2017, at 10:00 a.m., at the Safford Apostolic Church, 507 3rd St., Safford, Arizona. Concluding services will follow in the Safford Union Cemetery.


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MOM MY HEART IS BROKEN IN MILLION PIECES I MISS AND LOVE YOU SO MUCH.

Terry -daughter Nov 11 2017 12:00 AM

MOM MY HEART IS BROKEN IN MILLION PIECES I MISS AND LOVE YOU SO MUCH.

Terry -daughter Nov 11 2017 12:00 AM

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May God Bless you all. I have many fond memories of Hermana Flores in church. Our love and prayers are with you. Lamonica

Lamonica Rice Nov 10 2017 12:00 AM

May God Bless you all. I have many fond memories of Hermana Flores in church. Our love and prayers are with you. Lamonica

Lamonica Rice Nov 10 2017 12:00 AM

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Peter and Rachel Reyes lit a candle for Esther Bailon Florez

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