Celia Quinones Deleon, 88, a resident of Kingsville, Texas passed away on February 29, 2016 in Kingsville, Texas. She was born on February 29, 1929 in Palito Blanco, Texas to Ernesto and Christina Quinones.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Deleon, daughter, Rosemary Orta, and grandson, Rene Deleon Jr.

Survivors include four sons, Rene Deleon and Ramiro Deleon both of Alice, Texas, Richard Lee and Ruben Lee Deleon both of New York; two daughters, Rosalinda (Joe) Talbot of Lubbock, Texas, and Rachael (Simon G.) Velasquez of Kingsville, Texas; twelve grandchildren, thirty-two great-grandchildren, five great-great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, and nephews.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 2, 2016, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Ramirez-Salinas Funeral Home. A Rosary will be held on Wednesday, March 2, 2016, at 7 p.m. at Ramirez-Salinas Funeral Home. A Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, March 3, 2016 at 10 a.m. at St. Martin’s Catholic Church with Father Naul Ordonez officiating. Burial will follow at New Collins Cemetery in Alice, Texas.

Arrangements under the direction of Ramirez-Salinas Funeral Home of Kingsville, Texas.