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Obituary – Maria Elma G. Acevedo
MISSION – Maria Elma Garza Acevedo, born July 6, 1946 passed away on November 12, 2019. She was a native of Mission where she married, and raised her 4 children, 13 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Reynaldo Acevedo, her parents, Rodolfo and Vicente Garza, her brother, Rodolfo “Rudy” Garza Jr., great granddaughter, Madilyn Rae, and sister in law, Irma Acevedo Ozuna.
She is survived by her children, Alma Delia (Antonio) Jasso, Herman (Anna Maria) Acevedo, Sandra (Leroy) Ozuna, Celena (Arturo) Casanova, grandchildren; Aaron (Judith) Acevedo, Arhyssa Marie (Miguel) Soria, Jennifer, Matthew, and Isaac Acevedo, Irma, Gabriel and Julian Ozuna, Ryan, Ryley, Kaylee, Kara and Alayna Casanova, and great-grandchildren, Aaron Acevedo Jr. and Amilya Celene Soria. She is survived by her siblings; Juanita G. Cortinas, Adelina Almanza, and Israel and Francisco Garza, and numerous nieces and nephews. Maria Elma was deeply loved by her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She will always be remembered for her hospitality, kindness and humility. She will be missed dearly by all who knew her.
Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. with a rosary at 7 p.m. on Sunday, November 17, 2019 at Ric Brown Family Funeral Home of Mission. Funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, November 18, 2019 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Mission. Burial will follow at Valley Memorial Gardens in Mission. Pallbearers will be: Matthew Acevedo, Isaac Acevedo, Ryan Acevedo, Miguel Soria, Ramon Montes Jr. and Gilbert Sanchez. Honorary pallbearers will be: Aaron Acevedo Jr., Gabriel Ozuna, Julian Ozuna. Services are under the direction of Ric Brown Family Funeral Home of Mission.