Mrs. Perez was born Jan. 6, 1920, to Fructuoso and Guadalupe Duque in Goliad.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 64 years, Abel G. Perez; a son, Leon D. Perez; brothers, Fermin Duque, Leonides Cabrera and Ramon Duque; a sister, Lenore Perez; and sons-in-law, Mike Barraza and Daniel Tellez.
Survivors include her children, David (Frances) Perez, Abel (Mary) Perez Jr., Rumaldo (Consuelo) Perez, Trene Tellez and Christie (Rene) Mascorro, all of Refugio, Ricardo (Minnie) Perez, Maria (Richard) Garcia and Mary Rose (Raul) Hernandez, all of Goliad, Carolina (Lorenzo) Rangel of Victoria and Emma (Ben Cuellar) Barraza of Beeville; 27 grandchildren; 46 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren.
The funeral service will be provided by Moore Funeral Home in Refugio.
A rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 23.
The funeral Mass will celebrated at 2 p.m. today (Thursday, April 24) at Our Lady of Refuge Catholic Church.
Burial will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery with a reception following at the OLR cafeteria.