Mrs. Perez was born April 22, 1937, in George West to Apolinar and Lucia Reyna Garcia. She married Nicolas Perez in Beeville and was a homemaker and member of St. James Catholic Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Nicolas Perez; and her parents, Apolinar and Lucia Garcia.
Survivors include a brother, Geronimo (Lucy) Garcia of California; a sister, Concepcion Martinez of Rockport; two sons, Henry (Maria) Perez of Edinburg and Jesse (Clara) Perez of Dayton; four daughters, Sylvia Estrada, Minnie (Ambrose) Cantu and Rosita (Noe) Peña, all of Beeville, and Mary (Juan) Peña of Snyder; 24 grandchildren; and 37 great-grandchildren.
Visitation was held from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, at Angelus Funeral Home. A rosary was recited there that evening at 7 o’clock.
The funeral Mass was celebrated Wednesday, Jan. 16, at 10 a.m. at St. James Catholic Church with Rev, Balaswamy Pasala officiating. Burial followed in Our Lady of Victory Cemetery #2.
Pallbearers were David Cantu, Matthew Perez, Frank Garza, Noe Peña, Billy Peña and Jimmy Estrada.
Angelus Funeral Home