Mrs. Nieto was born May 30, 1943, in Taft to Martin and Tomasa (Martinez) Garcia. She was formerly employed with San Patricio Community Action Agency for 24 years.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Martin and Tomasa Garcia; husband, Cayetano G. Nieto; and a brother, Raymond Garcia.
Survivors include daughters, Nilda Nieto, Linda Nieto and Anna Maria (Carlos) Gomez, all of Taft; brothers, Martin M. (Frances) Garcia of Killeen and John J. (Nellie) Garcia of Saginaw; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation was held Thursday, Aug. 28, from 5 to 9 p.m. and Friday, Aug. 29, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Resthaven Funeral Home Chapel, Sinton.
A chapel service was conducted Saturday, Aug. 30, at 10 a.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Ramiro Rubio officiating. Burial followed in Taft Memorial Park Cemetery, Taft.
Pallbearers were Jonathan Acosta, Jared Acosta, Ramon Martinez, Carlos J. Gomez Jr., Steven Longoria Jr., Gabriel N. Garcia, Johnny Joe Acosta II, Austin Longoria and Jordan Anthony Martinez.
Honorary pallbearers were Jonyka Lynn Acosta, Gabriella Garcia, Kiralynna Garcia, Carmen Elizabeth Gomez, Audrina I. Longoria and Carly Gomez.
Arrangements and care were entrusted to Resthaven Funeral Home, Sinton.