Mary S. Garcia, 90, of Little River Academy passed away in Temple on August 30, 20202.
She was born on November 30, 1929 to Tibursio Salas and Antonia Hernandez Salas in Sonora, Texas. Mary was married to the love of her life Alfred Garcia for 71 years. She was baptized as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses in 1955 and remained faithful for 65 years. Mary had a green thumb and loved cooking big delicious meals for her family. She loved to talk about her faith and made friends easily. She also loved collecting beautifully unique pieces of jewelry.
Her parents along with her 4 brothers and 5 sisters preceded her in death.
Those left to cherish her memories are her husband Alfred Garcia. Sisters Mary Louis Jimenez of Midland Texas, Minnie Rios of Ft. Stockton Texas and Josephina Aldaco of Chicago, Illinois. Her children Mandi Charlez of Little River Academy, Texas, Adrianna Marcano of Austin, Texas, Diane Guerra of Temple, Texas and Gamaliel and JoAnn Garcia of Little River Academy and Samuel and Rebecca Fabela of Waco, Texas. 15 grandchildren, 31 great grandchildren and 6 great-great grandchildren.
Mary will be open to the public for viewing at Harper-Talasek Funeral Home in Temple Thursday, September 3 and Friday, September 4 from 9 am - 4 pm.
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