She was born in Victoria, Oct. 7, 1930 to Antonio C. and Lucia Perez Figueroa. She was a Catholic at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church and a homemaker.
She is survived by her daughter, Jayne Figueroa Mendoza of Victoria; step-son, Jessie Peralez of Corpus Christi; sisters, Frances Gloria F. Mata of Lafayette, La and Lucy F. Gutierrez (Andres) of Goliad; grandchildren, Ray A. Garcia Sr. (Erlina) of Concord, Cal., Gina G. Jimenez (T.J.) of Raisin, Rozie G. Jimenez (Jacob) of Victoria, Heather V. Morales (Joel) of Victoria, Michael A. Villareal (Crystal) of Victoria; 27 great grandchildren, and 3 great-great grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Domingo C. Perez; infant brother, Antonio Figueroa Jr.; and step-son, Eloy Perez.
A visitation was Monday, Nov. 18, 2013 from 2 to 9 p.m. with a Rosary recited at 7 p.m. at Artero Memorial Chapels in Victoria. Visitation resumed at the funeral home on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. with the funeral service at noon. Father Daniel Houde officiated. Burial followed at Memorial Park Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Ray A. Garcia Sr., Michael A. Villareal, T.J. Jimenez, Jacob Jimenez, Joel Morales, and John Vincent Garcia. Honorary pallbearers were great and great-great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Under the direction of Artero Memorial Chapels.