Mrs. Amaya was born April 12, 1929, in Choate, to Tomas and Anita (Diaz) Perez. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include two daughters, Dora Garza and Anita (Rosendo) Ramirez, both of Runge; 11 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Tomas Perez of Plainview.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Octaviano Amaya; two sons, Octaviano Jr. and Manuel Amaya; four sisters; and two brothers.
Visitation was held from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, May 20. A rosary was recited at 7 o’clock that evening at Finch Funeral Chapel, 204 N. Mugge Street in Runge.
The funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Runge. Interment followed at Choate Cemetery.
An online guest book may be signed at www.finchfuneralchapels.com.
Finch Funeral Chapel, Runge