Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX

April 15, 2013

Amy Elizabeth Torres

Jacksonville Daily Progress

BULLARD — Amy Elizabeth Torres, age 38, passed away Thurs., April 11, 2013 in Mixon.  Amy was born Jan. 8, 1975 in Tyler.  She is a graduate of Troup High School and was employed at Walmart in Jacksonville.  

Amy enjoyed spending time with family and friends and being outdoors.  She had an enormous passion for horses, but her greatest love of all was her son, Austin.  

Amy is survived by her son, Austin Taylor Torres, her mother and stepfather Eugenia and Michael Bender of Troup, father and stepmother Clell and Barbara Benton of Wells,  sisters Alysha and Cody Castagno of Flint, Niki Benton of Wells, stepsisters Kristin Gilbert of Conroe, Krista and James Crane of Jacksonville, Lauren and Andrew Smith of Jacksonville, stepbrother Spencer Gilbert of Wells and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.

Funeral Services will be held at 10 a.m. Mon., April 15, at First Baptist Church in Mixon.

Burial will follow at the Mixon Cemetery and fellowship at Taylor’s Chapel Community Center.

Pallbearers will be Jimmy Ray, John Glenn Ray, Cody Castagno, John Allen, Robert Johnson and Dustin Ray.

Visitation will be Sun., April 14. from 6 – 8 p.m. at Boren-Conner Funeral Home in Bullard.