Janie TorresJanie Torres, 44, died July 29 in a motorcycle accident.

Born Feb. 12, 1966, Torres was a native of the Dallas area and had lived here all her life. She most recently lived in Mesquite with her daughter. Family and friends called her a loving soul that will never be forgotten, and said she will be missed by everyone whose life she touched.

Torres was preceded in death by her father, Carlos Torres Sr., her mother Juanita Lopez Torres, and her brother, Jesse Torris.

She is survived by her three daughters, Misty and husband Jason Roberts, Christy and husband Freddy Gamez, and Valerie and husband Franky Sandoval; her four grandchildren, Olivia, Alyssa and Julian Gamez and Isaak Sandoval; and her brothers and sisters, Teresa and husband Mike Jackson, Elodia and husband Danny Lopez, Carlos and wife Teresa Torres, Gloria and husband Mario Puente, Ellie Torres and Frank and wife Terri Torres.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, Aug. 2, at Carillo Funeral Home in Mesquite.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition August 6, 2010.