QUEEN OF THE AIRWAYS

Shared by Erlinda R Stephens on April 24, 2012

SHE WAS  BORN 11-24-1942 TO MAUNEL VELOS & FELIZ VELOZ IN  LAREDO TX GRACIE WAS MARRIED TO JOSE RENE RAYOS SR.9-30-1961 IN MIDLAND TX  GRACIE RAYOS '' LA  REINA DE AIRE'' WAS WELL  KNOWN IN  PERMIAN BASIN.SHE STARTED HER BROADCASTING AT KJBC RADIO ON 01-14-1961 WITH CO - HOST JOSE LOPEZ  SHE WAS  ONE OF THE FIRST HISPANIC LADY BROAD CASTERS IN WASTTEXAS IN 1973 SHE EXPANDED TO LOCAL TELEVISION AS A CO-HOST FOR MEXICO TEJANO AND COLORES DE BARRIO.SHE ALSO WORKED AT KWEL.1070 AND WAS A SUPPORTER AND  MASTER OF CEREMONIES AT CROWN ROYAL IN 1977 SHE WAS AWARDED THE PROMOTION OF BILINGUAL COMMUNICATIONS. AND IN 1973-1981 WAS RECOGNIZED ASAN OUTSTANDING PUBLIC SERVICE CONTRIBUTOR BY THE EAST SIDE LIONS CLUB GRACIE WAS A  GRADUATE OF MIDLAND HIGH SCHOOL AND  SHE LOVEDTHE BULLDOGSSHE LATTER ATTENED MIDLAND COLLEGE AND  RECEIVED HER ASSOCIATES DEGREE IN REAL ESTATE ABOVE ALL HER CONTRIBUTIONS TO THECOMMUNITY.GRACIE LOVED & CARED FOR HER KIDS &GRANDCHILDREN & FAMILY&LOVE HER STORIS&HERCOOKING SHE WAS A MEMBER OF OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE CATHOLIC CHURCH SHE WAS A CURSILLITA&AGUADALUPANA GRACIE WAS A  DEVOTED WIFE,MOTHER &GRANDMOTHER. WE LITTLE KNEW THAT MORNING GOD WAS GOING TO CALL YOUR NAME.IN LIFE WE LOVED YOU DEARLY IN DEATH WE DO THE SAME IT BROKE OUR HEARTS TO LOSE YOU  YOU DID NOT GO ALONE FOR PART OF US WENT WITH YOU THE DAY GOD CALLED YOU HOME YOU LEFT US BEAUTIFUL MEMORIES YOUR LOVE IS STILL OUR GUIDE AND THOUGH WE SEE YOU YOU ARE ALWAYS BY OUR SIDE OUR  FAMILY CHAIN IS BROKEN AND NOTHING SEEM THE SAME BUT AS GOD CALLS US ONE BY ONE THE CHAIN WILL LINK AGAIN AMEN 



   

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