Ranger - Jessie P. Castaneda, 66, died Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013 at her residence. The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Breckenridge, and will also receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, at St. Rita Catholic Church in Ranger. As Jessie requested, there will be no other service besides the visitations. Arrangements are under the direction of Melton-Kitchens Funeral Home of Breckenridge.
Jessie Palacio was born on Oct. 29, 1946 in Crowell, to Pedro Palacio and Lorenza Quintana Palacio. She married Ruben L. Castaneda on May 11, 1968 in Crowell. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Rita Catholic Church of Ranger.
Survivors include her husband, Ruben Castaneda of Ranger; daughters: Cynthia Perez and husband, Marcos of Breckenridge and Sandra Castaneda of Abilene; son, Eugene S. Castaneda and wife, Angie of Abilene; sisters: Audelia Hiracheta of Bakersfield, Calif., Hermina Fuentes of Wichita Falls, Josephine Gomez of Los Angeles, Calif., Eliosa Berrera of Crowell, and Elvira Bustamante of Vernon; brother, Alfredo Palacio of Wichita Falls; and six grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, her parents, a sister and a brother. Memorials may be made to St. Rita Catholic Church of Ranger or Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Breckenridge. The family invites friends to leave a condolence or share a memory of Jessie in the online guestbook at www.meltonkitchens.com.