ANITA C. TALAMANTEZ (Ponnie) of Tucson, Arizona passed away unexpectedly in Phoenix, Arizona, on Saturday, 21st. She was 67 years old.
Anita was born in Pecos, Texas and attended Pecos High School up to her Freshman year. The family moved to Tucson, Arizona where she completed her high school education at Catalina High School, Tucson, Arizona. After graduation, she was a nursing student and worked in Tucson as a nursing assistant, was an avid reader and enjoyed living in sunny Arizona.
She was preceded in death by her parents Jesus (JT) and Emilia (Millie) Talamantez, her sister, Alicia Marquez, and her brothers, Gilbert and Johnny Talamantez.
She is survived by her loving son, Jeffrey Talamantez, and six grandchildren.
She is further survived by seven siblings, Dora T. Pineda of Pecos, Texas, Linda (Jacob)Lozano, Odessa, Texas, Willie (Mary) Talamantez, Abilene Texas, Mary Ellen (Don)Race, Saukville, Wisconsin, Jesus (Cecelia) Talamantez, Tucson, Arizona, Belia T. Robles, Tucson, Arizona, and Rebecca T. Lock, Tucson, Arizona, many nieces and nephews, friends and other relatives.