It is with great sadness that the family of Christina “Christie” Michelle Dominguez announce that she passed away unexpectedly on January 20, 2019 at the age of 38. Christie was born in El Paso, Texas on April 17, 1980 to Armando Dominguez & Lillian Taylor.
Christina was baptized into The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints where she remained an active member. She attended high school in both Safford and Sierra Vista. She was a loving and devoted mother to her son Tyler, he was her whole world. Christie was a supportive and loving daughter to her mother Lillian, and a loving caregiver to her sister Shannon before she passed away in 2014. Christie loved outdoor activities with her family including hiking and camping. She was an excellent cook who enjoyed preparing family meals. She also had a passion for music, reading and being self-sufficient. She was incredibly artistic as witnessed by her numerous drawings and paintings.
Meaningful events in Christina’s life include the birth of her son, Tyler and receiving her Endowments in the Gilbert Temple. She was always fun to be around, had a great sense of humor and had a flair for quoting movies. She loved organizing and ensuring that everything had its own place. She collected teapots, and miniature anything.
Christina is preceded in death by her maternal grandparents Loren LaSalle and Arletta Taylor of Safford, paternal grandparents Aurelio Dominguez and Refugio Arrendondo, her sister Shannon Tracey Dominguez, niece Krystal Dominguez and Uncles, Stewart and Carlos Taylor.
Those left to mourn Christina’s death are the shining star of her life, her son Tyler Dallas Dominguez, her parents Armando (Frances) Dominguez & Lillian (Rolando) Taylor Flores, siblings Armando Dominguez, Jr., Allison (Joshua Scott) Levesque, Diego (Leyla) Flores, Dante (Morgan) Flores, Hailey Flores, Hollie Flores, Keith Flores, Rene (Lori) Polanco, Daniel (Jeanette) Ramirez, Gabriel Dominguez, Laura (Marco) Dominguez, Elizabeth Froelich and numerous Aunts, Uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
A visitation will be held on Friday evening, February 1, 2019, from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Taylor Chapel in Sierra Vista, Arizona and again on Saturday morning, February 2, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. with funeral services following at 11:00 a.m. Pres. Darren Haws will be presiding over the services. Interment will be in the Artesia Cemetery in Safford, Arizona at 4:00 p.m. also on Saturday, February 2nd.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to https://dm2.gofund.me/funeral-fund-for-christina-dominguez.