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People’s Funeral Chapel

501 North Douty Street, Hanford, CA

OBITUARY

Brigida "Vickie" (Zepeda) Perez

November 9, 1927August 28, 2019

Brigida “Vickie” Zepeda Perez was born on November 9, 1927 in McAllen, Texas. In 1959, she moved from Texas with her husband and children to Coalinga, CA wherein she resided until February 2014. She moved to Modesto, CA on February 2014 and lived there until her death. Brigida was one of 8 children born to Dolores and Manuela Zepeda. She was preceded in death by her husband, Manuel A. Perez and daughter, Olivia Perez Cannon. She was also preceded in death by her parents, Dolores and Manuela Zepeda and her brothers, Donicio Zepeda, Juan Zepeda, Daniel Zepeda and Ernesto Zepeda.

She was a homemaker, but also worked various jobs in her younger years, then as a cook at Lacey’s Cafe and Denny’s. She worked very hard along with her husband to provide for her family. She lived a full life enjoying every minute through the good and bad. We will miss her smile, laughter, jokes, sayings, advice, cooking, telephone calls, spitfire moments, etc. She would never turn down any of her favorite meals such as, a cheeseburger with a root beer, ground beef enchiladas, grilled cheese sandwiches, tacos. She enjoyed reading, more specifically, Bible verses and crocheting.

Vickie, as she was commonly known as, departed this life to be with the Lord on August 28, 2019 in Modesto, CA, leaving to cherish her memory, her children Manuel Perez, Jr. (Jenny) from Paso Robles, CA, Raul Perez (Terri) from Mesa, AZ, Olga Perez Hunter (Stanley) from Aliso Viejo, CA, Robert Perez (Jamie) from Foresthill, CA, Thelma McGhee (Bill) from Coalinga, CA and Ramiro “Ray” Perez (Jacque) from Modesto, CA. She was a proud grandmother of 6 grandchildren, Christopher Perez (Kim), Denise Dominguez (Chris Flores), Gregory Perez, Aaron Perez, Arthur “A.J.” Dominguez (Amy), and Camellia Perez-Hunter. She was also blessed with 13 great grandchildren and 4 great, great grandchildren. She is survived by sister, Maria Gonzales, Fallon, NV and brothers, Rodrigo Zepeda (Rosa) and Enrique Zepeda (Aurora) from McAllen, TX. She also leaves a host of family and friends to mourn her.

  • FAMILY

  • Dolores Zepeda, Father (deceased)
  • Manuela Garcia, Mother (deceased)
  • Manuel A. Perez, Husband (deceased)
  • Manuel & Jenny Perez Jr, Son
  • Raul & Terri Perez, Son
  • Olga & Stanley Hunter, Daughter
  • Robert & Jamie Perez, Son
  • Thelma & Bill McGhee, Daughter
  • Romiro "Ray" & Jacque Perez, Son
  • Olivia Perez Cannon, Daughter (deceased)
  • Christopher & Kim Perez, Grandson
  • Denise Dominguez & Chris Flores, Granddaughter
  • Gregory Perez, Grandson
  • Aaron Perez, Grandson
  • Arthur "A.J." & Amy Dominguez, Grandson
  • Camellia Perez-Hunter, Granddaughter
  • Maria Gonzales, Sister
  • Rodrigo & Rosa Zepeda, Brother
  • Enrique & Aurora Zepeda, Brother
  • Donicio Zepeda, Brother (deceased)
  • Juan Zepeda, Brother (deceased)
  • Daniel Zepeda, Brother (deceased)
  • Ernesto Zepeda, Brother (deceased)
  • Vickie was blessed with 13 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren. She also leaves a host of family and friends to mourn her.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Manuel Perez Jr.
  • Raul Perez
  • Ramiro "Ray" Perez
  • Bill McGhee
  • Stanley Hunter
  • Edward Zepeda
  • Christopher Perez, Honorary
  • Denise Dominguez, Honorary
  • Gregory Perez, Honorary
  • Aaron Perez, Honorary
  • Arthur "A.J." Dominguez, Honorary
  • Camillia Perez-Hunter, Honorary

Services

  • Visitation Monday, September 9, 2019
  • Rosary Service Monday, September 9, 2019
  • Funeral Mass Monday, September 9, 2019

Memories

Brigida "Vickie" (Zepeda) Perez

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Nathaniel Gonzales

August 31, 2019

I love you grama very much. I will forever cherish all those times you would teach me how to make megas (eggs mixed with tortilla) and the millions of times you would always cook them for me. I am glad I will be able to teach my kids this now and they will teach there kids and so your memory will forever be there.

I already miss you so much, but I know you are finally in a better place in heaven.

Love your great grandson, Nathaniel Gonzales

Denise Dominguez

August 31, 2019

This was our Queen. She was on this Earth for 91 years, and I had her for 43 years. There isn't enough words to express my pain that I am feeling, but I am overjoyed knowing that she is with God and my grampa Manuel.

Grama, every ounce of my heart&soul misses you, but I find comfort knowing that you are with God... <3

Tell my Dad that I love & miss him.....
I will see you soon.


I love you Grama

-Dee