MCALLEN – Virgnia Ellen Bravo Lopez, 99, previously of Mission and McAllen, died Sunday, November 5, 2017. Born August 4, 1918 at El Rancho Sauz south of McAllen, TX, she was the daughter of Emma Box and David Bravo. She was preceded in death by seven brothers and sisters and her husband, Ray Lopez.
A 1936 graduate of McAllen High School, she attended Texas A&I Kingsville. She was a teller at McAllen State Bank and worked as a school secretary for McAllen ISD and Edinburg CISD.
Survivors include three children, Virginia L. Ingram , Robert “Bobby” Lopez and Mary Ellen McPherson. Virginia was a member of the First Methodist Church in McAllen and Mission, TX. Viewing will be from 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM, Friday, November 10 at Ric Brown Funeral Home in Mission.
Graveside service will be held at 10:30 AM at Valley Memorial Gardens, Taylor Road, Section F. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Red Cross for hurricane disaster relief.