Mrs. Mendez was born March 23, 1912, in Sierra Blanca to Jose Baldillez and Pasquala Alvarez Baldillez. She married Jesus Mendez in Mercedes and was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jesus Mendez; and her daughter, Guadalupe Mendez.
Survivors include three sons, Joe B. Mendez of Beeville, Jesse Mendez and Juan Mendez, both of St. Charles, Mo.; 12 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation was held Wednesday, April 17, from 2 to 9 p.m. at Oak Park Memorial Funeral Chapel with a prayer service at 7 o’clock.
The funeral service was conducted there Thursday, April 18, at 10 a.m. with Pastor Salvador Rincon officiating. Interment followed at Evangelico Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Joe L. Mendez, Mario J. Mendez, Salvador Barrientes Jr., Francisco Cano Sr., Roberto Pena Jr. and Justin Pena.
Oak Park Memorial Funeral Chapel