Mrs. Garcia was born Aug. 8, 1931, in Beeville to Luciano and Antonia (Muñoz) Perez. She lived most of her life in Beeville except for the past 12 years, which were in Rockdale. She married Olegario G. Garcia in Beeville on Oct. 30, 1951. She was a homemaker and raised 10 children – seven of them her own and three her daughter Rita’s.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Olegario G. Garcia, on Jan. 22, 2005, her parents, two brothers and a sister.
Survivors include three sons, Luciano (Mary) Garcia and Richardo (Cynthia) Montez Jr., both of Beeville, and Celestino “Sal” (Monique Simien) Montez of Pflugerville; six daughters, Viola (Johnny) Rivera of Rockport, Angela Garcia Snider of Beeville, Rose Loya (Dan) Barrientes, Didi Garcia (Frank) Juarez, Yolanda Garcia (Joaquin) Perez and Zina Montez (Domingo Jr.) Juarez, all of Rockdale; a brother, Isidro (Maria Rodriguez) Perez of Houston; a sister, Sovieda Garza of Beeville; 14 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held Friday, April 5, from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale.
A graveside service will be conducted Saturday, April 6, at 11 a.m. in Beeville Memorial Park.
Pallbearers will be family members Richard Montez Jr., Celestino “Sal” Montez, Javier Loya, Joey Rivera, Cody Barrett, Dustin Flores, Derek Contreras, Brian Perez, Aldo Garcia, Barry Garcia and Zane Flores.
Arrangements are under the direction of Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home, Rockdale.