SAN BENITO, TX.-
Victoria Soria Anaya, 83, our precious loving mother was called by Our Lord and Savior on Monday, July 13, 2009 surrounded by her loving family.
She is preceded in death by her loving husband, Emilio Padron Anaya; her daughter, Guadalupe Anaya; her parents, Isaac and Luz Soria; her sister and brothers, Petra Lopez, Dominga Hernandez, Seferina Contreras, David Soria, Santiago Soria and Leonzo Soria; her half sisters Victoria Contreras and Remedios Perez; and a special Tia, Trinidad Lopez.
Victoria is survived by her children, Anita Anaya, Santana (Gloria) Anaya, Guadalupe (Lucio) Garcia, Isabel (Ramon II) Fernandez, Emilia (Eliberto) Esquivel, Eva (Rudy) Leal and Ernesto (Julia) Anaya; her brother, Manuel Soria; her sister, Maria S. Garza; her half brother, Victor Contreras; her grandchildren, Esmeralda (Ricardo) Oliva, Blanca Estella Garcia, Adan (Yamilet) Garcia, Francisco (Monica) Garcia, Santana Anaya Jr., Emilio (Rosie) Anaya, Raul (Hilary) Anaya, Ruben (Cassandra) Anaya, Christina (Robert) Lopez, Lucio (Margaret) Garcia Jr., Noemi Garcia, Victoria (Rolando) Lopez, Mariana Garcia, Leonora (Joe) Medina, Ramon (Selene) Fernandez III, Michael Ray (Cindy) Fernandez, Monica (Ruben) Ramirez, Norma (Ruben) Chavez, Eliberto Esquivel Jr., Veronica Esquivel, Maria Elena Leal (Ricardo), Maria Isabel Leal, Emilio Estebann Leal, Dominga (Valentine) Balderas, Angelica (Nazario) Mendoza, Ernesto Anaya Jr., and Marcos Turrubiartes; and 47 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 15, 2009 from 10:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M. with a Holy Rosary to be recited at 7:00 P.M. at Thomae-Garza Funeral Home in San Benito.
Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, July 16, 2009 at 2:00 P.M. at St. Benedict Catholic Church in San Benito. Interment will follow to Las Yescas Cemetery in Las Yescas.
Honorary pallbearers will be Rudy Leal, Rudy Leal Jr., Emilio Estebann Leal and Ernesto Anaya, Jr.
Pallbearers will be Emilio Anaya, Raul Anaya, Ruben Anaya, Adan Garcia, Francisco Garcia, Lucio Garcia, Jr., Ramon Fernandez III, and Michael Ray Fernandez
Words of comfort can be sent to the family of Victoria Soria Anaya at www.thomaegarza.com
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Thomae-Garza Funeral Directors, 395 S. Sam Houston, San Benito, TX (956) 399-1331.
Published in Valley Morning Star on July 15, 2009