ORANGE GROVE, Texas - Lorenza Bowland, 62, passed away April 5, 2008 in a Corpus Christi hospital. She was born August 8, 1945 in Alice, Texas, to Jesus M. and Lorenza Garcia. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include her husband, William B. Bowland of Orange Grove, Texas; one son, Ryan Bowland of Orange Grove; four sisters, Leonora Casares and Olga (Ted) Gonzalez, both of Corpus Christi, Texas, and Maria E. Ross and Adriana L. (Israel) Guerra, both of Orange Grove; and three brothers, Seferino (Feliz) Garcia of Orange Grove, Daniel Garcia of Alice and Marcos Garcia of Orange Grove.

Visitation will be Monday, April 7, 2008 from 1 to 9 p.m. and Tuesday, April 8, 2008 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. with a Rosary recited at 7 p.m. that evening at Holmgreen Mortuary Chapel in Alice.

The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 9, 2008 at St. John of the Cross Catholic Church in Orange Grove, Burial will follow in the Orange Grove Union Cemetery.

Arrangements entrusted to Holmgreen Mortuary, Inc.