Maria Garcia, 63, of Brownfield passed away Thursday, August 12, 2010 in Lubbock. Services will be at 10:00am, Saturday, August 14, 2010 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church with Father Gerald Leatham officiating. Burial will be in Terry County Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Brownfield Funeral Home.
Maria was born May 20, 1947 in Eagle Pass, TX to Antonio and Enidina Hernandez. She married Nicolas Garcia, Sr. on August 22, 1966 in Hereford. They lived in Michigan for 15 years prior to moving to Brownfield in 1975. He preceded her in death on May 28, 1987. She is also preceded in death by 4 sisters and a brother, Rosa Ledesma, Rudolfo Hernandez, Manuela Rubio, Margarita Infante and Armadina Cruz. Maria was a member of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Guadalupana’s and a CYO Sponsor.
Maria is survived by her companion of 16 years, Sylvester Rodriguez of Brownfield; a daughter, Marcie Garcia of Brownfield; 2 sons, Eloy Garcia and wife Irma of McKinney and Nicolas Garcia, Jr. and wife Jessica of Lubbock; 10 grandchildren; 2 sisters, Dominga Hernandez of Andrews and Lola Sanchez of Meadow.