Our beloved Mercedes Garza went to rest with her God on February 7, 2017.
Heaven received a very special angel. She played so many roles in her life as mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great-great grandmother, as well as aunt, sister, and friend. She touched every heart that she met. Her faith kept her strong through every aspect of her life.
Mercedes was preceded in death by her loving husband, Felipe Garza, and her two sons, Juan Manuel "Johnny" Garza and Eduardo "Eddie" Garza.
She is survived by her sister, Juanita Alvarado; son, Richard and his wife, Rosa; son, Sesario Garza; daughter, Modesta Alcorn and her husband Kevin; son, Felipe Garza, Jr. and his wife, Colleen Whited; and daughter Victoria Roth and husband, Darryl. She is also survived by 21 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be: Richard Garza, Sesario Garza, Felipe Garza Jr., Darryl Roth, Kevin Alcorn Sr., and Richard Garza Jr.
Honorary pallbearers are: Michael Garza, Kevin Alcorn Jr., Izigg Garza, Juan Manuel Garza Jr., Marcos Garza, Vicente Garza, Dylan Garza, Derek Scott, Bryan Roth, Wacey Henager, Justin Whited, and Jaden Whited.
On Saturday, February 11, 2017, a Mass of Christian Burial was held in her honor at Saint Mary's Catholic Church in Wimberley. Interment followed at Saint Mary's Catholic Cemetery. For more information, call Thomason Funeral Home at 512-396-2300 or visit www.thomasonfuneralhome.com to sign the guest book.