Maria Esparza, 68, of Uvalde died on Dec. 12, 2017, in Uvalde.
A rosary will be recited today at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary.
A funeral mass will be held tomorrow at 2 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery.
She was born on March 31, 1949, in Uvalde to Juanita (Robles) and Felix Gomez.
She is survived by two daughters, Noelia Esparza and Norma Carranza and husband, Otilio; one son, Lee Esparza, Jr.; two brothers, Fred Gomez and Oscar Gomez, all of Uvalde; 12 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Esparza was preceded in death by her parents, and husband, Librado “Lee” Esparza.
Pallbearers will be Joe Anthony Gomez, Alberto Gomez, Joseph Rodriguez, Christopher Esparza, Lee Esparza, Jr. and Joe Esparza Jr.
Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary, www.rekfunerals.com