ORANGE GROVE, Texas Guadalupe Garcia Lamb Jr., 73, passed away April 19, 2008 after a sudden illness. He was a retired farmer. He was preceded in death by his parents, Guadalupe and Simona Lamb; and one brother, Oscar Lamb.

Survivors include his wife, Anna D. Lamb of Orange Grove, Texas; three sons, Guadalupe Lamb III, Jose Luis (Norma) Lamb and Ruperto (Sandra) Lamb of Orange Grove, Texas; four daughters, Sylvia L. (Efrain) Saenz, Luz Inez L. (Rudy) Andrade and Beatriz (Richard) Contreras, all of Alice, Texas, and Corina L. Lopez of Austin, Texas; his mother-in-law, Martina Delarosa of Alice, Texas; three brothers, Marcos Lamb and Noe Lamb, both of Alice, Texas, and Ricardo Lamb of Houston, Texas; four sisters, Isabel Rodriguez of Alice, Texas, Gloria Rios of Dallas, Texas, Hipolita Aguilar of Ohio, and Olga Chavera of Robstown, Texas; 13 grandchildren, J. R. Saenz, Ann Marie Cruz, April L. Santos, Rick Contreras, Guadalupe Lamb IV, Adan Lopez, Amanda Lopez, Emily Andrade, Sarah Lamb, Debbi Lopez, Benjamin Contreras, Jessica Andrade and Ruperto Lamb Jr.; one great-grandchild, Jackie Saenz; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will begin at 3 p.m. Tuesday April 22, 2008 at Mauro P. Garcia Funeral Home Chapel in Alice with a Rosary to be recited at 7 p.m. that evening. Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday April 23, 2008 at 10 a.m. at St. John of the Cross Catholic Church in Orange Grove. Burial will follow at Union Cemetery in Orange Grove, Texas.

Arrangements entrusted to Mauro P. Garcia Funeral Homes, Inc.