Guadalupe G. Franco
Guadalupe G. Franco, age 81, of Helena, TX died Aug. 12, 2011 in Karnes City, TX. She was born Jan. 31, 1930 in Helena to Francisco Garcia and Trinidad Navejar Garcia. Guadalupe had worked for Dr. Day for many years and later for the Karnes City Care Center. She was a member of St. Helena Catholic Church and St. Cornelius Catholic Church. She is survived by her son Trini Gamez and wife Laura of Karnes City; daughters Yolanda Rodriguez and husband Moses of Karnes City, and Edelmira Franco of Sante Fe, NM; seven grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; and siblings Taurino Garcia, Olivia Martinez, Abel Garcia, Abelia Pineda, Gloria Verhine, Frank Garcia Jr., and Rene Garcia. She is preceded in death by her parents; first husband Trinidad Gamez Sr.; husband Juan C. Franco; daughter Midge Torres; and grandson Erik Franco-Rydeen. A rosary was recited 7 PM, Sunday Aug. 14, 2011 at Rhodes Funeral Home Chapel in Karnes City, with a funeral mass 10 AM, Monday, Aug. 15, 2011, at St. Cornelius Catholic Church in Karnes City. Interment followed in the Helena Latin Cemetery. Funeral services entrusted to Rhodes Funeral Home where the on-line guestbook may be signed at rhodesfuneralhomeinc.com.