Margarita Gonzalez, 86, died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2007, at her residence with her family by her side.

She was born in Agualeguas, Nuevo Leon, Mexico to Bernadino and Guadalupe Garcia on Nov. 27, 1920. In the early 1950s Margarita owned and operated Hinojosa's Grocery Store with several locations, ending the family business in 1975.

Survivors include three sons, Homero (Gracie) Hinojosa of Dallas, Arnoldo (Sofie) Hinojosa of Florida and Orlando (Silvia) Gonzalez of Monterey, Mexico; one daughter, Gladys (the late Martin) Garcia of Robstown; 10 grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20, in the Ramon Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21, at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Interment followed in Robstown Memorial Park.

Ramon Funeral Home Inc.