Ms. Diaz was born in Tilden, on June 2, 1935, to Carolina (Heritage) and Elidio Garcia.
She was preceded in death by her parents, five brothers, Alejandro Garcia, Antonio Garcia, Jose Gutierrez, Gilbert Garcia and Elidio Garcia; and two sisters, Elidia Gutierrez and Pancha Rios.
Survivors include five sons, Francisco DeLeon, Fernando (Sylvia) DeLeon, Daniel (Rebecca) Diaz Jr., all of Kenedy, Rene Diaz and Freddie Diaz, both of Three Rivers; two daughters, Elda (Foxie) Moya and Becky Garcia, both of Three Rivers; sister, Pauline (Reydolfo) Espinoza of San Antonio; 19 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, April 1, from 3-9 p.m. at Roberson Funeral Home in Three Rivers. A prayer service will be held there that evening at 7 o’clock.
The funeral service will be conducted Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with Brother Kenny Shelton officiating. Burial will follow at the Three Rivers Cemetery, Three Rivers.
Pallbearers will be Rosendo Moya, Arick Diaz, Gilbert Garcia, Oscar Garcia, Daniel Diaz III and Francisco DeLeon.
Services entrusted to Roberson Funeral Home, Three Rivers.