Yadira Galope 1950-2018

Funeral services for Yadira Villarreal Galope, 68, of Quinlan, were held Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, at Russell Memorial United Methodist Church in Wills Point. Services were under direction of Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home.

She passed away Oct. 3, 2018, in Tyler.

She was born Aug. 3, 1950, in Del Rio, to parents, Francisco Villarreal and Guadalupe Menchaca. After graduating high school and obtaining her associate’s degree, she worked customer service for Zales and Associates before becoming a paraprofessional for multiple school districts. She married Arthur B. Galope, Sr. on June 27, 1970, in Mineral Wells. She was a member of Russell Memorial United Methodist Church. She was also a member of Church Women’s Groups and Counselor for the Youth Group at Emanu-El UMC. She was a faithful mother, grandmother and a devoted wife.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Francisco and Guadalupe Villarreal and a brother, Jaime Villarreal.

She is survived by her husband, Arthur B. Galope, Sr. of Quinlan; daughter, LeiLanie Galope of Quinlan; son, Arthur V. Galope, Jr. and wife, Erin, of Wills Point; daughter, Elizabeth L. Galope and soon to be husband, Sergio Martinez, of Grand Prairie; grandchildren, Sarah A. Garay of Quinlan, Adrian J. (A.J.) Galope of Wills Point, Selena J. DeLaCruz of Grand Prairie and Justin T. Galope of Quinlan.