Evangelina Islas Garcia, age 81, passed away May 3, 2020. She was born on November 28, 1938 to Valentine and Natalia Cortez. She was born in Encinal, Texas; however, she lived in Banquete, Texas, most of her life. She enjoyed bingo and gambling. Evangelina was a devoted mother and grandmother. She was loved by all.
Evangelina is preceded in death by her husband, Juan P. Garcia, 2 brothers, Valentine Islas, Jr. and Eddie Rodriguez, two sisters, Elida Rodriguez and Maria Martinez.
Evangelina is survived her six children; Raul (San Juana) Garcia, Gracie Mungia, Ismael Garcia, Juan (Gwen) Garcia, Patricia (Efrain) Garcia and Manuel (Dawna) Garcia, numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, three sisters; Oralia, Silvia and Hilda and one brother, Arturo.
Visitation will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 9, 2020 at Corpus Christi Funeral Home, followed by a Funeral Service at 2:00 p.m. that same day.
Due to the current City Ordinance, the Funeral Service will be reserved for the family, 50 people. Webcasting will be available.
Click here to view a webcast of the service on 5/9/2020 at 01:50 PM, Central Standard Time.
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