Manuela Arias, a life long resident of San Marcos, went to be with her Heavenly Father March 21, 2010 at the age of 97. She was born January 1, 1913 in San Marcos to Abran Arias and Eulia Dominguez Arias. Manuela cared for and raised many of her nieces and nephews and they lovingly remember her as their mother and grandmother.
She is survived by nieces, Zulema Garza and Rosemary Alcala of San Marcos; great nephews, Jerry Garza of Houston and James Garza and wife, Jackie of San Marcos; great nieces, Dora Ann Alcala (Armando) and Carol Velasquez (Hector) of San Marcos; great nephews, Henry Alcala and Mark Alcala and his wife, Jane of San Marcos; and great-great nephews and nieces, Christopher, Brandon, Justin, Bryce, Caleb, Charlie Nicole, Angelina, and Alyssa.
Graveside services will be held at San Marcos Cemetery on Friday, March 26, 2010 at 10:00 a.m.