Josephine (Ortiz) Nunez

Josephine (Ortiz) Nunez, 68, of Kenedy, died Monday, June 3, 2019, in Kenedy. 

Mrs. Nunez was born Jan. 1, 1951, in Yorktown to Maria (Garcia) and Joe Ortiz Sr. She married Adam Nunez on Jan. 24, 1976, in Yorktown and was retired as a medication aide for Greens Nursing Home. She was a devout member of Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Maria and Joe Ortiz Sr.

Survivors include her husband, Adam M. Nunez of Kenedy; daughters, Amy Nunez (Luis Gonzalez) Lane and Ashley (Robert Garcia) Nunez, both of Kenedy; son, Adam Joseph Nunez of Kenedy; sisters, Alicia (Rudy) Perez of Yorktown, Esther (Tony) Corpus and Irma Ortiz, both of Yorktown, and Yolanda (Shaun) Wollerman of Alpine; half-sister, Amber Ortiz of Kirby; brothers, Pete (Sylvia) Ortiz of Cuero, Johnny Ortiz, Joe (Esmeralda) Ortiz Jr., Ricky (Cheryl) Ortiz and Michael Ortiz, all of Yorktown; grandchildren, Daryan Moreno, Joseph Lane, Joslyn Lane, Daniel Gonzales, Nina Garcia, Hope Nunez, Adam Joseph Nunez Jr., Faith Nunez and Miranda Nunez; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

A rosary was recited Thursday, June 6, at 7 p.m. in the Eckols Funeral Home chapel. 

The funeral Mass was celebrated Friday, June 7, at 10 a.m. at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church with the Rev. Norbert Hermann officiating. Interment followed in the San Luis Cemetery in Yorktown. 

Pallbearers were Randy Corpus, Keary Perez, Russell Ortiz, J.R. Perez, Kalvin Corpus, Matthew Ortiz and Daryan Moreno.

Arrangements were under the direction of Eckols Funeral Home.

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