Sally Ann Holguin

Sally Ann Holguin was born in Safford, Arizona, on August 22, 1960, to Felix P. and Ginger, and was one of seven children. Sally grew up in Safford and attended Safford Schools where she met, and later married Luz Holguin, Sr.

Sally recently retired from the Safford Library after 32 years where she was known for her kindness, generosity and contributions to the community. Sally was also well-known, and very proud of her work with Hispanic outreach programs including Dia De Los Muertos. Sally was considered by many to be the heart and soul of the Safford Library.

Sally was a devoted daughter, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend whose love for her family had no limits. Sally entered into rest on June 6, 2019.

She is preceded in death by: her ex-husband, Luz Sr.; father, Felix P.; brothers, Patrick, Librado and Edward.

Sally is survived by: her mother, Cresencia “Ginger”; siblings, Manual (wife Gloria), Jenny and Rita (husband Peter); children, Melanie, Luz Jr. (wife Shambra), Jason (wife Judy), and Brandon; grandchildren, Brendan, Jimmy, Patrick, Anthony, Maleyah, Autumn, Evan, Alivia and Nathaniel; as well as several nephews, nieces and other loving family members.

Sally was a kind-hearted soul who leaves behind a legacy of love and compassion and will sorely be missed by all those whose lives she touched.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Sally will be celebrated Thursday, June 13, 2019, at 1:00 p.m., at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church by Rev. Nathaniel Mma.

A rosary and prayers will be offered for Sally Thursday, June 13, 2019, at 12:00 p.m., led by Deacon Carl Vessels.

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Arrangements are entrusted to Vining Funeral Home.