Services for Bacilio Lira, 92, of Brownfield will be held at 10am Thursday, June 2, 2016 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church with Father Eduardo Teo officiating.
A rosary will be held from 6-8pm on Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at Brownfield Funeral Home.
Bacilio was born on May 18, 1924 in Yorktown to Serapio Lira and Cruz Calvillo. He was a devoted Catholic and a member of the Cursillo Movement. Bacilio married Belen Miller Longoria in Brownfield. He worked as a farm laborer from 1961 until he retired. Bacilio is preceded in death by his parents, Serapio and Cruz Calvillo Lira; 2 sisters, Callentana Lira and Tranquelina Ramos and a brother, Rufino Lira.
Bacilio is survived by his wife, Belen Lira of Brownfield; 3 sons, Serapio Lira of Brownfield, Miguel Lira of Del Rio and Jose Lira of San Antonio; a daughter, Sylvia Lira of Clarksville, Tennessee. He is preceded in death by his first wife, Maura Lira and survived by their children, Bacilio Lira, Jr. of Brownfield, Louis Lira of Brownfield, Robert Lira of Lansing, Michigan, Aurora Trevino of Brownfield, Gloria Martinez of Brownfield, Lydia Barrios of Amarillo