Rosa O. Garcia, 85, of Big Spring passed away Tuesday, May 24, 2016, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. A vigil service will be held Thursday, May 26, 2016, at 7:30 p.m. at Myers and Smith Chapel. |
Funeral services will be Friday, May 27, 2016, at 2:30 p.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Mount Olive Memorial Park.
She was born May 12, 1931, to Nieves Ornelas Ortega and Eutimio Ortega in Maljamar, N.M. Rosa married Chon Garcia in 1963 in Big Spring and he preceded her in death June 17, 2010. She was a lifelong resident of Big Spring and was a Catholic and a homemaker.
Rosa is survived by two sons, Chon Garcia Jr. and Nick Garcia of Big Spring; one daughter, Rosie Hurt and husband John of Kingsland, Ga.; two grandchildren, Sierra Hurt and Steven Hurt of Kingsland, Ga.; one brother, Polito Ortega of Artesia, N.M,; two sisters: Francis O. Salazar and Sophia Ortega both of Big Spring.
Pallbearers are Sisto Herrera Jr., Adam Herrera, Mark Rocha, Harlan Perez, Pedro Valdiva, and Evi Rodriguez.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by four sisters and two brothers.
Arrangements are by Myers and Smith Funeral Home. Pay your respects online at www.myersandsmith.com
Published in Big Spring Herald on May 28, 2016