Mirelez, Lane, Garza
FALFURRIAS, Texas - Cayetano S. Mirelez, 93, passed away September 16, 2007 at a Kingsville hospital. He was preceded in death by his wife, Aida A. Guerra Mirelez.
Survivors include his two sons, Enrique (Erica) Mirelez Sr. of Falfurrias, Texas, and Cayetano (Lidia) Mirelez Jr. of Kingsville; his daughter, Alda Emma (Pablo Jr.) Garza of Kilgore, Texas; one brother, Samuel (Leonor) Mirelez of Port Lavaca, Texas; 10 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
A Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Tuesday, September 18, 2007 at Alaniz Funeral Home in Falfurrias, Texas. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday, September 19, 2007 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Falfurrias, Texas. Burial will be at Falfurrias Burial Park in Falfurrias.
Arrangements entrusted to Alaniz Funeral Home of Falfurrias.
Premont — Mary Elva (Mrs. John L.) Lane, 86, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, September 8, 2007 at a Hospice House in Austin, Texas. Mary Elva was born January 18, 1921 in San Juan, Texas, the first child of Guy R. and Mary Emma Byas Martin. A descendant of numerous Texas pioneer families, Mary Elva was member #61 of The Alamo Defenders Descendants Association. She was a member of The First Baptist Church of Premont. She was preceded in death by her husband, John in October 1998, her parents; a granddaughter, Christine Gale Teague; and three brothers, Robert Martin, Paul David Martin and Guy Earl Martin. She is survived by one son, William H. (Bill) Biggs and wife, Judy of Galveston; two daughters, Mary Frances Blain of Austin and Nancy Teague and her husband, Tommy of Premont; five grandsons, Tony (Micki) Teague of Portland, Milton (Robyn) Teague of Natalia, Ronny (Michelle) Biggs of Santa Fe, Texas, David Biggs of Galveston and Randy (Monica) Blain of Arlington; two granddaughters, Amy Jo (Mike) Gandy of Austin and Amber (Josh) Hibbard of Premont; 18 great grandchildren, seven great great grandchildren; one sister, Pauline Baxter of Haskill; two brothers, Melvin Martin of Edna and Ewell Mitchel (Janett) Martin of Alice; two sisters-in-law, Margaret Martin of Woodville and Pat Martin of Austin; one aunt, Mrs. Milton (Mary Edith) Byas of Zapata; and a dear friend, Barbara Biggs of Galveston. She is also survived by many beloved nieces, nephews and cousins.
Visitations will be Wednesday, September 12, 2007 from noon to 9 p.m. at Holmgreen Mortuary in Alice. The funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, September 13, 2007 at the Holmgreen Mortuary Chapel in Alice. Burial will follow in Roselawn Memorial Park. Her grandchildren will be the pallbearers.
In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to the Hospice program, the American Cancer Society or a charity of choice.
Arrangements entrusted to Holmgreen Mortuary, Inc
Falfurrias — Omar H. Garza passed away on September 9, 2007 in Falfurrias, Texas.
He is survived by an ex-wife and longtime friend, Sally A. Garcia; two sons, Omar Garza Jr. and Roberto Joel Garza; one daughter, Virginia C. Garza; his mother, Maria Emma Garza; two brothers, Nick Garza Jr. and Jose Manuel Garza; and three sisters, Mirna Quintanilla, Sylvia Maldonado, all from Falfurrias and Monica Morante of Waco, Texas.
Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, September 12, 2007 at Alaniz Funeral Home in Falfurrias, Texas. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Thursday, September 13, 2007 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Falfurrias, Texas. Burial will be in the Falfurrias Burial Park, Falfurrias, Texas.
Funeral Arrangements entrusted to Alaniz Funeral Home, Falfurrias, Texas.