Elfida “Faye” Calderon Segura

SAN ANTONIO - Elfida “Faye” Calderon Segura died Nov. 5, 2014, at the age of 89. She was born in Valentine Nov. 10, 1924, to Clemente and Adela Calderon. She grew up in Valentine and attended Valentine High School. She graduated Salutatorian of her class in 1942. She married the love of her life, Stanley L. Segura, in 1947. They were married 64 years and made their home in Valentine and later in San Antonio. She was very active in her community, served as a school board member, PTA president, and church liaison. Through her life she was a dedicated wife, wonderful mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother and a true friend. Her greatest joys were going to dances, taking part in family gatherings, and attending church at Sacred Heart in Valentine, and Holy Spirit Catholic Church and Oblate Mission in San Antonio. She moved to San Antonio in 2006 to receive weekly dialysis treatments. She was a loving and compassionate soul. Her beautiful smile and her warm, giving, caring spirit touched everyone she met. Her passion were her family, her cooking, and the San Antonio Spurs. Her wonderful food made her many friends. She wanted most to be remembered as a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was proceeded in death by her parents, Clemente and Adela Calderon, her husband Stanley Segura, her brothers Ernesto Calderon and Richard Calderon, and her sister Virginia Vallejo. She is survived by two daughters, Eva Lorena Alvarez and Corinna Kay Pryor, four grandchildren, Dr. RaeLynn Alvarez Wicklein (Peter), Christa Rae Gillham (Patrick), Corie Leigh Barragan, Charles Klint Flippen (Paige) and seven great-grandchildren, Alexandra Gillham, Abbygale Gillham, Axel Wicklein, Augustine Wicklein, Cody Barragan, Cash Flippen, Paisley Flippen, and another great-grandson due in March 2015; brothers Eliseo Calderon of Alpine, Reymundo Calderon of Del Rio, and Mike Calderon of Odessa. A celebration of her life was in San Antonio at Porter Loring Mortuary Nov. On Saturday, Nov. 15, burial services will be in Valentine at 10 am in the Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

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