Rachel Irene Luna

October 27, 1938 ~ January 26, 2018 (age 79)

Rachel Irene Luna 79, passed away January 26, 2018 with her family by her side.  Rachel was born October 27, 1938 in Tulare, CA.  She was raised most of her life in Porterville, CA.  Rachel is survived by her three daughters:  Helen Gabriel, Floriene Ray and Teresa Garcia, her six grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.  She is also survived by son in law Richard Raya who has always been by her side and done his best to make her life easier for her.  Survivors also include siblings.  Brother Charlie Mestaz and sisters Nellie Herrera, Lupe Ojeda and Jenny Bedolla.  She is preceded in death by her husband Ralph Luna whom she was married to for 57 years.  Also preceded in death by daughter Jeannie Luna, brother Gilbert Mestaz, sisters Antonia Beltran and Beatrice Mestaz. Rachel loved her time with her dogs and in her younger years she loved to go for long walks.  She loved sewing and was known for making her beautiful quilts.  She was a Jehovah’s Witness for 42 years and she love being out in the ministry teaching others about the bible.  Our family would like to express our deepest appreciation to the Valley Care Staff and Sierra View Nursing on the 2nd floor for being there for our mother.  Visitation will be on Thursday, February 1st, 2018 at Porterville Funeral & Cremation Center from 3pm to 7pm.  Services will be on Friday, February 2, 2018 at the Kingdom Hall Of Jehovah’s Witnesses  1981 W. Henderson Ave. at 11am.  Graveside service  following at Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery at 12:30 pm. To sign Rachel’s online register book or leave a message of condolence, please visit www.portervillefuneralcom.  For additional

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