Mary Ellen (Cortez) Sierra

January 24, 1958 ~ May 30, 2022 (age 64)

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Mary Sierra, age 64, of Coleman, died Monday, May 30, 2022, at Hendrick Hospice Care in Abilene.

She was born Mary Ellen Cortez on January 24, 1958, in San Angelo, Texas to Jesus Cabasos Cortez and Eva Lopez Rodriquez Cortez. Mary grew up in Lamesa and around San Angelo. She graduated from CAPS and worked as a home health worker. Mary worked in the home health setting and at Ballinger Nursing Home. She loved taking care of her patients and considered them her extended family. She married German Sierra on October 8, 2011, in Brownwood.

Mary loved her family and friends. She was a wonderful cook and enjoyed making delicious treats for her family. Mary also enjoyed fishing and being outdoors. Her kindness and friendship will be missed.

Preceding Mary in death are her parents, Jesus and Eva Cortez, and one brother, Gilbert Cortez.

Mary is survived by her husband, German Sierra of Coleman; one brother, Jesse Cortez of Laredo; three nieces; two nephews; and her little dog and constant companion, Precious.

At Mary’s request, no services will be held. Arrangements are entrusted to Stevens Funeral Home, 400 W. Pecan Street, in Coleman.

Remembrances and condolences can be expressed to the family via the virtual guestbook on Mary’s tribute page at www.stevensfuneralhome.com. Stevens Funeral Home is honored to serve the Sierra family.

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