She was born Nov. 22, 1947, in Lubbock to Abel and Eloisa (Garza) Hernandez. She married Ernesto Gonzales Jr. in George West on March 26, 1966. She was a homemaker and member of St. George Catholic Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Abel and Eloisa Hernandez.
Survivors include her husband, Ernesto Gonzales Jr. of George West; five daughters, Olga (Nicholas) Martinez of Georgia and Rosemary (Martin) Sanchez, Debra (Thomas) Zapata, Brenda (Erasmo) Zapata and Kelly (Lamont) Crosby, all of George West; two sons, Nicholas Martinez Jr. and Victor (Lori Ann) Martinez, both of Corpus Christi; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; four sisters, Consuelo Guerrero, Delia Lane and Esperanza Muñoz, all of George West, and Elda Peña of Ennis; a step-sister, Diana Hernandez of Uvalde; and three brothers, Arturo Garcia of Ennis, Juan Garcia of Beeville and Lorenzo Garcia of George West.
Visitation will be held Sunday from 4 to 9 p.m. at the Galloway & Sons Funeral chapel in George West with a rosary to be recited there that evening at 7 o’clock.
The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at St. George Catholic Church in George West, with Father George Johnson officiating. Musical selections will include “Amazing Grace” and “Un Dia A La Vez.” Burial will follow in the George West Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Nicholas Martinez, Joel Luna, Lamont Crosby, Martin Sanchez, Erasmo Zapata and Thomas Zapata.
Honorary pallbearers will be Raul Martinez, Derek Sanchez, Albert Martinez and Thomas Christopher Zapata.
Galloway & Sons Funeral Home, Three Rivers