Eva E. Perez, age 85 of Defiance, peacefully passed away on Monday, July 13, 2020 at her home in Defiance, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born on July 6, 1935 in Anson, Texas, the daughter of the late Jose and Esther (Rodriquez) Esquibel. On March 13, 1955 she married Ismael Perez, who preceded her in death on May 7, 2001.
Eva attended Xperience Church. She enjoyed playing the piano at any church that needed her. Eva always shared God's love and she prayed for everyone. She will always be remembered with a Bible in her hand. Her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren were the joy of her life. Eva will be sadly missed by her family and so many that loved her.
Eva is survived by her three daughters, Eve (Bill) Gabers and Laura Perez, all of Tennessee, and Lynn Floor of Defiance, and her two sons, Jacob (Illis) Perez of Decatur, IN, and Noah (Stephanie) Perez of Columbus, OH. She also leaves behind 14 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 44 years, Ismael, and her son, Ishmael Perez, Jr.
A graveside service will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, July 16, 2020 at Riverside Cemetery, with Pastor Bill Gabers officiating. Schaffer Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.
Memorials are suggested to Xperience Church, or Defiance Dream Center.
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