PREMONT, Texas – Emma M. Perez, 85, passed away Saturday April 16, 2011, in a Corpus Christi hospital. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rafael Perez Sr; one daughter, Janet P. Rodriguez; and two sons Rafael Perez Jr. and Robert Lee Perez

Survivors include a son, Israel (Mary) Perez of Falfurrias; five daughters, Irene (Roel) Martinez of Austin Texas, Marcella (Israel) Lara of Premont, Texas, Patricia (Robert) Garza of Falfurrias, Ilene (Tim) Doyle of Austin, Texas, and Joann ( Raymond) Moncayo of Clovis, N. M. Other survivors include 19 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

A prayer service was  conducted at 7 p.m., Monday, April 18, 2011 at Alaniz Funeral home of Falfurrias. Funeral service were held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 19, 2011, at Templo De Oliver Church in Premont, Texas. Burial followed at the Premont Cemetery.

Arrangements entrusted to Alaniz Funeral Home.