Ana Maria Castillo, 59, was called to be with the Lord on Monday, October 29, 2012, at Valley Baptist Medical Center.

Mrs. Castillo was preceded in death by her son, Aaron Castillo; parents, Juan & Evangelina Rios; a sister, Beatriz Rios, and father-in-law, Rafael Medina Castillo.

She is survived by her husband, Augustin Castillo; children, Blanca Castillo (Cesar Romero), Agustin Castillo Jr., Jessica (Luis) Lozoya, and Anna Lizette Castillo; brothers, Arturo Rios, Jaime Rios, Juan Manuel Rios, Jesus "Chuy" Rios, Jose Guadalupe Rios and Eliborio Rios; a sister Ismeralda Rios; numerous nephews and nieces, and 14 grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., on Thursday, November 1, 2012, with the recitation of the holy rosary to be held at 7 p.m. at Garza Memorial Funeral Home.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, November 2, 2012 at Our Lady of Good Counsel. Interment will follow to Buena Vista Burial Park.

Serving as pallbearers will be David Zepeda, Luis Lozoya, Enrique Castillo, Augustin Castillo, Jr., Rafael Castillo, Jr., and Joey Rios.

You may view and sign the guestbook online at

Funeral Arrangements are under the direction of Garza Memorial Funeral Home, 1025 E. Jackson Street (956) 542-5511. www.

Published in Brownsville Herald on Nov. 1, 2012