Mrs. Marez was born June 12, 1921, in Beeville to Cresencio and Delfina Avalos. She was a member of Centro Cristiano Bethel Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jose Marez; son, Arturo Marez; and granddaughter, Sara Marez.
Survivors include three daughters, Beva (Richard) Burdick of Austin, and Ninfa (Santos) Gaitan and Dora Olivarez, both of Mathis; three sons, Joe Marez of Austin, and Leo Marez and Richard Marez, both of Corpus Christi; three brothers, Joe Franco of Mathis, Henry Franco of Corpus Christi and Ben Franco of Dallas; 16 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.
A prayer service was held at 7 p.m. Monday, July 28, at Dobie Funeral Home Chapel.
The funeral service was conducted there at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 29. Interment followed in Cenizo Hill Cemetery.
Arrangements were under the direction of Dobie Funeral Home Chapel, Mathis.