ALICE, Texas - Bertha Gomez, 81, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 27, 2008.

She was a lifelong resident of Alice, Texas, and a teacher at St. Joseph Catholic School for several years. She was preceded in death by her parents, Manuel and Eulalia Gomez, brothers, Rene, Atanacio, Antonio and Doroteo Gomez; and a sister, Genoveva "Penny" Lozano

Survivors include two sisters, Olivia (Noe) Mendez and Yolanda Gomez of Corpus Christi, Texas; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A graveside service with burial of cremains will be at 1 p.m., Sunday, February 3, 2008 at New Collins Cemetery in Alice, Texas.

Arrangements entrusted to Walker-Mora Funeral Home, Inc.

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