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DORA V. GARZA


1923 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
DORA V. GARZA EDDIE B. GARZA SR. Dora V. Garza, 90, left this life on December 12, 2013. Eddie B. Garza Sr., 89, passed away a day later on December 13, 2013. Both Eddie and Dora were born into founding pioneer families. Mr. Garza was born on February 25, 1924 to Guadalupe and Blanche Garza of McAllen. Mrs. Garza was born on December 7, 1923 to Ventura and Juanita Valadez of Mission. The couple of 65 years was married on December 28, 1947, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church. Eddie was a WWII and Korean War army veteran. Dora was an active member of the community serving in many clubs, including the Damas Catolicas. Mr. and Mrs. Garza were preceded in death by their daughter, Rebecca McCrea. Mourning their death, yet cherishing their memory are their two children: Edward (Eloisa) Garza Jr., Anna (Neil) Jones, and son in law, Brian McCrea; seven beloved granddaughters: Chantal, Ongela, Katrina, Annik, Stephanie, Siobhan, and Devin; sixteen great-grandchildren: Zachary, Rylan, Dallas, Brittany, Nathaniel, Jour'Daine, T.S. Christopher, Yousif, Jace, Kalea, Braylon, Jaden, Bradley, Zion, Edward, and Isabella; and 2 great-great-grandsons: Zachary Jr. and Jayden. Eddie and Dora Garza were deeply loved and will always be in our hearts. The memorial service will be held at 1 pm Monday December 23, 2013, at Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery with full military honors. Sign the guest book at www.themonitor.com/obituary
Published in The Monitor on Dec. 21, 2013
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