Mrs. Garcia was born Jan. 5, 1933, in Beeville, to Antonio and Felipa Peña Falcon. She was a homemaker and a retired employee of Bee County College.
She was preceded in death by her parents; sons Ralph and Carlos Garcia; and brothers, Jose Tapia Sr., Ignacio Tapia and Jesse Tapia.
Survivors include her husband, Pantaleon Garcia Jr. of Beeville; daughters, Rosalinda Garcia, Mary Lou Saldaña and Diana Garcia, all of Beeville, and Felipa Durfee of Point Blank; sons, Carlos Garcia of Beeville and David Garcia of Goliad; sisters, Anestacia Zapata, Maria Martinez Todd and Irene Hamm, all of Beeville, and Alvina Elizalde of Broadus; brothers, Lucio Peña of Richmond and Joe Peña of Beeville; 14 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Visitation was held from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, at Oak Park Memorial Funeral Chapel. The funeral service was conducted Wednesday at 10 o’clock at Word of Life Church with Pastor Doyle Barnett officiating. Interment followed at Berclair Cemetery.
Arrangements by Oak Park Memorial, Beeville.