Jessica Ahmsaty Valenzuela, 43, of Sacaton died on Oct. 16, 2011, at home.
Visitation will be from 6 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Sacaton First Presbyterian Church, with a wake continuing after 8 at the Valenzuela home. The graveside service will be at 7 a.m. Sunday in Vah-Ki Cemetery, with Pastor Loretta Blackwater officiating.
Mrs. Valenzuela was born on May 26, 1968, in Phoenix. She was an assistant retail manager and enjoyed going to church and singing there, dancing, cooking and spending time with her family. She was brave and determined not to let cancer get the better of her. She always had a smile on her face and was very loving and caring for others. She enjoyed spending time outside watering her plants but most of all loved her kids.
Survivors include her husband, Richard; five sons, Antonio, Michael and Victor Hugo and Adrain Valenzuela, all of Sacaton, and Cyrus Valenzuela of Pisinemo; three daughters, Tamera Valenzuela of Pisinemo, Angel Valenzuela and Grace Hugo of Sacaton; her mother, Stephanie Ahmsaty of Sacaton; a brother, Matthew Ahmsaty of Sacaton; two sisters, Jerilyn Juste and Sia Ahmsaty of Sacaton; and a grandchild. She was preceded in death by her father, Gerold Ahmsaty, and a brother, Martin Ahmsaty.
J. Warren Funeral Services, Cole & Maud The Gardens Chapel is in charge of arrangements.