Lilly B. Garza
Lilly B. Garza, 81, of Uvalde died on May 15, 2017, in San Antonio.
A service will be held today at 11 a.m. at La Primera Iglesia Bautista, followed by interment at Hillcrest Cemetery. A prayer service was held yesterday at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Chapel.
She was born on Aug. 17, 1935, in Ozona, to Angelina (Parada) and Chon Barron.
She married Alejandro “Alex” A. Garza in June of 1958, in Uvalde.
She is survived by four sons, Alex Garza Jr. and wife, Seong Ja, of Mount Vernon, Washington, Bobby Garza of Uvalde, Orlando Garza of San Antonio, Sergio Garza and wife, Kati, of San Antonio; one daughter, Sandy B. Garza of Schertz; six grandchildren, Alex Gene Garza Jr. and wife, Maria, and Dr. Hyon He Garza and husband, Adrian Head, all of Tucson, Arizona, Chon Garza of Seattle, Washington, Alex Joe Garza and wife, Briana, of Copperas Cove, Crystal Covarrubias and husband, Roger, of San Antonio, and Chelsea Martinez and husband, Jacob, of Uvalde; one brother, Samuel Barron of Uvalde; two sisters, Mary Jane Martin of Wimberley, and Alyce Barron Bohuslavicky of Katy; eight great-grandchildren, Makayla Covarrubias, Roger Covarrubias Jr., Alex Joe Garza Jr., Jay Martinez, Joshua Martinez, Journey Faith Martinez, Jacob Garza, and Jazylyn Babuca; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Garza was a member of La Primera Iglesia Bautista in Uvalde.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one brother, Paul Barron; two sisters, Minnie Ramirez and Isidra Barron; one granddaughter, Ana-Lisa Garza; and three great-grandsons, Joshua Garza, Robert Rodrick Garza and Jacob Martinez Jr.
Pallbearers will be Alex Gene Garza, Chon Garza, Alex Joe Garza, Russel Bohuslavicky, Chente Arispe and Joe Gonzales Jr.
Honorary pallbearers will be Roger Covarrubias, Jacob Martinez, Paul Roller, David Garza, Sergio Ortiz, Jimmy Martin and Sammy Barron.
Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary, www.rekfunerals.com