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Araceli Avila

October 24, 1958 — January 30, 2024

Araceli Avila

“I have fought the fine fight, I have run the race to the finish, I have observed the faith.”
- 2 Timothy 4:7

Araceli Avila, 65, of Conway, Arkansas passed away on January 30, 2024. She was born October 24, 1958, to the late Mario and Amparo Lopez in Delicias, Chihuahua, Mexico. She was a beloved wife, sister, mother, grandmother, and aunt.

Araceli is survived by her loving husband of 43 years, Mario Avila and her loving children: Daughters Araceli Avila (Francisco Saldivar), Clara Avila (Oswaldo Godinez), Sons Brian Avila (Raffaela Avila), and Jacobo Avila (Megan Woods). She was also beloved by her 12 grandchildren: Ariana, Brian Jr, Javier, Emilie, Mario, Alexis, Eva, Emmanuel, Giada, Violet, Camilla, and Danica. She is also survived by her siblings: Virginia, Mario, Rene, Adrian, Roy, and all her nieces and nephews. Araceli was preceded in death by her sister, Amparo.

Araceli truly loved Jehovah with all her heart. She planted the truth into the hearts of many, including her immediate family. She wanted everyone she encountered to learn about Jehovah and all his wonderful truths. Araceli dedicated her life to Jehovah on May 18, 1988. She spent the last 15 years of her life in the pioneer work. She loved caring for her Bible students, many of which affectionately called her mom.

“He peleado el noble combate, he terminado la carrera, me he mantenido en la fe.” - 2 Timothy 4:7

Araceli Avila, de 65 años, de Conway, Arkansas, falleció el 30 de enero de 2024. Nació el 24 de octubre de 1958 a los fallecidos Mario y Amparo Lopez en Delicias, Chihuahua, México. Fue una amada esposa, hermana, madre, abuela y tía.

A Araceli le sobreviven su amado esposo de 43 años, Mario Avila y sus amados hijos: Hijas Araceli Avila (Francisco Saldívar), Clara Avila (Oswaldo Godínez), hijos Brian Avila (Raffaela Avila) y Jacobo Avila (Megan Woods). También fue amada por sus 12 nietos: Ariana, Brian Jr, Javier, Emilie, Mario, Alexis, Eva, Emmanuel, Giada, Violet, Camilla, y Danica. También le sobreviven sus hermanos: Virginia, Mario, René, Adrian, Roy y todos sus sobrinos y sobrinas. Araceli fue precedida en la muerte por su hermana, Amparo.

Araceli amaba a Jehová con todo su corazón. Ella sembró la verdad en los corazones de muchos, incluyendo a su familia inmediata. Quería que todas las personas con las que se encontrara aprendieran acerca de Jehová y de todas sus maravillosas verdades. Araceli dedicó su vida a Jehova el 18 de mayo, 1988. Pasó los últimos 15 años de su vida en la obra de precursora. Le encantaba cuidar a sus estudiantes de la Biblia, muchos de los cuales la llamaban cariñosamente mamá.
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