Teresa Garza, 76

Teresa Valdez Garza, 76, of Brady, died Sunday, Sept. 30, 2007 in Brady. Rosary will be held Tuesday, Oct. 2, at 7 p.m. at Leatherwood Memorial Chapel. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 3 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church with Father George Thirumangalam officiating. Burial will follow at Rest Haven Cemetery in Brady. She was born March 4, 1931 in Fredericksburg to Rufino and Victoriana Martinez Valdez. She married M.L. Garza, Sr., Jan. 14, 1946 in Mason. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Brady. She is survived by three sons, M.L. Garza, Jr. and wife, Billie, Gilbert Garza and Fidenzio Garza and wife, Maribel, all of Brady; four daughters, Alexandria Garza of Brady, Janie Martinez and husband, Mario, of San Antonio, Barbara Manning of Ingram and Nancy Tobias and husband, Felipe, of Comanche; a son-in-law, Rogelio Menchaca of Brady; a sister, Fernanda Valdez Chavez of San Antonio; 23 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, her spouse, two daughters, Frances Menchaca and Antonio Hernandez, four grandchildren, two great- grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren and a brother. Pallbearers will be Christopher Solis, Miguel Tobias, Rainer Stenart, Sammy Hernandez, Jr., Justin Garza and Johnny Moreno II. Honorary pallbearers will be Rogelio Menchaca, Felipe Tobias, Mario Martinez and Johnny Moreno, Sr.

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