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Christina Maria DeLeon | Pampas News

Christina Maria DeLeon, 34, of Amarillo, died Sunday, October 2, 2022 in Amarillo.

Funeral Mass will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 6, 2022 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Rev. Hrudaya Raju Kondamudi, pastor of St. Theresa’s Catholic Church in Panhandle, officiating. Interment will follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors and Crematorium.

The Rosary will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, October 5, 2022 at the Carmichael-Whatley Colonial Chapel.

Christina was born on May 28, 1988 in Pampa to Ermelinda Villarreal and Ricardo DeLeon. She attended Pampa School and graduated from Pampa High School in 2006. She had two beautiful children, Benicio DeLeon and Maya Baston. They were his world.

After high school, Christina went to cosmetology school. She loved fixing hair and most recently worked at Men’s Only Haircuts in Amarillo. Christina was very creative and loved to sew. She was caring, loving and was there for anyone who needed her.

His relatives waiting for him in Paradise are his maternal grandparents, Victor and Consuelo Villarreal; paternal grandmother, Savas DeLeon; brother, Migel; cousins, Rick, Anthony and Bethany; and two tios, Neal and Gomer.

Survivors include his mother, Ermelinda Villarreal; his father, Ricardo DeLeon; his two children, Benicio and Maya; four brothers, Jason Shorter, Abel Shorter, Tony Shorter and Neal Shorter; two sisters, Maribel Villarreal and April Sheibert; godson, Esteban Villarreal; paternal grandfather, Delfino DeLeon, Sr.; numerous aunts and uncles on both sides of his family; and special friends Amber and Sherry, who were always there for her.

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