She was born Aug. 21, 1937, in Cuero.
She is preceded in death by two sons, Bernard Lara and Joseph Lara.
Survivors include her husband, Antonio Lara of Refugio; one daughter, Susanne Lara of Refugio; four sons, Martin Lara of New Braunfels, Antonio Lara Jr. of Refugio, Juan C. Lara of Victoria and Pablo C. Lara of Quantico, Va.; one sister, Lydia Salinas of Refugio; 15 grandchildren; and 10 great grandchildren.
A rosary was recited on Thursday, Feb. 11, at 7 p.m. at Moore Funeral Home Chapel.
Funeral services were conducted Friday, Feb. 12, at 10 a.m. at St. James Catholic Church. Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Robert Heard, Christopher Ruiz, Tony Lara III, Lupe Soliz and Jesse Salinas.