March 12, 1970 – January 3, 2015

Tracy Lynn Valdez was a lifelong resident of Reno, Nevada. She began her earthly journey on March 12, 1970 in Reno and went home to be with the Lord on January 3, 2015.

Tracy was a member of Bethel AME church and loved singing in the choir. She enjoyed children and worked for a child development service for fifteen years. Tracy was a happy loving person and enjoyed spending time at the river enjoying God’s wonderful creation.

She was loved by all who knew her and will be greatly missed by all of them.  Her father Bruno Valdez of Brownsville, Texas, her mother Sandra Esquivel of Ely, Nevada, sister Angie,  brother Jacob, cousins, aunts, & uncles as well as her loving soul mate Derrick Nichols.

A memorial service celebrating her life was held at Walton’s Funeral Home 1745 Sullivan Lane in Sparks, Nevada on Thursday, January 8, 2015 at 6:30 P.M.