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Theresa Mendez

October 29, 1945 February 27, 2020
Theresa Mendez
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Theresa Mendez 74 passed away peacefully in her sleep on February 27,2020. She was Born October 29,1945 in Omar WV to the late Manuel E. Mendez and Dolores Valero Mendez. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by brothers Manuel Jr, Anthony P. (Tony )Mendez and a sister Mary Morgan.

Theresa was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church. A 1964 graduate of Logan High School

While in high school Theresa worked at the Humdinger Drive Inn for Rex White. She also babysat Rex and Fran Whites kids Cindy, Kathy, Eddie and Karen and all the great memories and stories she had of all them. Then she went on to Holden Hospital to work where she meet some amazing friends who turned into more like family to her. Then on to Ashland Finance and the funny stories she had about that place. Then she took off work for a few years to raise her daughter but that only lasted for about three years cause Dee decided she wanted to start school. So then she went to work at Logan Bank& Trust up until she retired in 2010 she loved all her customers and worked with some great coworkers throughout the years.

She was an amazing momma, grandma, and friend.
Theresa enjoyed life to the fullest, she never met a stranger she always had everyone around her laughing there was never a dual moment when she was around. Her laugher was contagious. She loved to dance when the music started she was ready to dance.
She is survived by her loving, caring and devoted daughter Dee Mendez (Kevin Cooke), Dr. Robin and David Darnell whom she thought of as her own daughter and son.
Her world four grandchildren Grandsons Brock and Evan Darnell, Granddaughters Gracie "Princess" and Katy "that’s my girl" Darnell. Special niece whom she considered a daughter Dara Mendez Morgan "CB", Sisters Ramona (Jim) Wright, Viola (Roland) Parsley, Lydia (Sam) Spurlock, Josie (Chris) Slupek, Brothers Leo (Sharon) Mendez and Mario (Phyllis) Mendez.
Special friends Janet McCloud, Mary Morris Colmer, Carol Sue Mathis Townsend, Karen and Gary Richardson, Belva Browning and Joyce Hill and numerous more. I’m sorry if I left anyone out, know that she loved each and every one of you.
She was an honorary member of the Mathis Richardson family which she loved dearly.
And the newest addition to her family Frank Codispoti, and her bestest little buddy that she thought of as a grandson Hayden Codispoti.
She leaves behind numerous nieces, nephews great nieces and great nephews to cherish her memories.

Remember to always smile and if you need a good laugh just look in the mirror or just think of me.

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