Carolina “Carrie” Salazar


On Friday, March 9, Carolina “Carrie” Salazar, 67, wife, mother, grandmother, daughter and sister was called by our Lord to return home to his kingdom. She will forever be remembered by her husband and best friend, Abel, and her children Richard and Michael, former daughter-in-law, Halley McIntosh; granddaughter, Emily; brothers and sisters, Fred, Frankie, Virginia and Gerri. Carrie was predeceased by her parents, Fred and Emma Ramirez, and sister-in-law Anita Martinez.

She was born on Oct .2, 1950, in Fort Stockton to Emma and Fred Ramirez. She was a loving and caring soul that enjoyed teaching others. She worked as a teacher and taught first grade and Pre-K. She worked 33 years with MISD and six years at First Presbyterian Church.

Her most recent passion for the past five years was spending time with her beloved granddaughter, Emily Sofia Salazar from Littleton, Col.

Carrie will live on through the many students and lives she touched while on this earth. We are all better people for having known her.

A public viewing will be held from noon until 7 p.m. on Monday, March 12 at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory in Midland. Rosary will be at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 12 at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home Chapel. Mass will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 13 at St Ann’s Catholic Church.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or the American Diabetes Association.

Arrangements are under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Midland. Online condolences may be made at