Lily G. Ortiz, 82, of Taft, died Tuesday, July 9, 2019.
Mrs. Ortiz was born April 30, 1937, in Karnes City to Aurelio and Paula (Alvarez) Gomez. She was a homemaker and a lifelong resident of Taft.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Dionicio Ortiz; daughter, Dominga Vasquez; granddaughters, Savannah Gonzalez, Bridgette Aguero, Brittney Aguero and Brianna Aguero; brothers, Domingo Gomez and Luis Gomez; and sisters, Ignacia Gomez, Aurora Gomez and Micaela Aguirre.
Survivors include two sons, Dionicio (Irma) Ortiz III of San Antonio and Jerry Lee (Denise) Ortiz Sr. of Corpus Christi; five daughters, Janie (Frank) Flores and Sandra Ortiz, both of Taft, Diana (Beck) Ortiz of Portland, Yvonne Gonzalez of Courtland, Kansas, and Delia (Hector) Rodriguez; 27 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Hortensia Hernandez of Taft; and numerous nieces and nephew.
Visitation will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 14, at Resthaven Funeral Home chapel. A rosary will be recited there that evening at 7 o’clock.
The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 2 p.m. Monday, July 15, at Immaculate Conception Church in Taft. Burial to follow in Lamas Memorial Park Cemetery.
A guestbook is available at resthavenfunerals.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of Resthaven Funeral Home, Sinton.