Cindy Garza Tyrone

March 26, 1931May 6, 2019

Cinderella "Cindy" Garza Tyrone, age 88, of Lumberton, Texas passed away on Monday May 6, 2019. Cinderella was born March 26, 1931 in Bessmay, Texas to Brigida Lujan and Adolpho Garza.

Cindy is survived by her husband, Raymond "Ray" Tyrone; daughter Denise Whatley; daughter Beverly Welch, and husband Kim; daughter Trish Fisher, and husband Austin. Grandchildren Amber McDonald, and husband Sterling; Ben Welch; Curtis Whatley and Anna Whatley. Great-grandchildren Carly McDonald; Emma McDonald; Reagan McDonald; Harper McDonald; Lilly Whatley and Jordan Whatley. Sister Lydia Kelly; brother Earnest Garza; sister-in-law Eva Garza and numerous nieces and nephews.

A longtime resident of Beaumont, Cindy dedicated her life in service to the Lord. She was an active member of the church, and always strived to serve others in any way she could. She was always involved in Bible studies. She could often be found finding guidance and comfort in its verses. Cindy dedicated her life to caring for her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She was always willing to provide guidance and wisdom to her family.

Cindy was an avid reader. She loved to solve puzzles, from jigsaw to Sudoku. She was fond of bird watching, a hobby she would enjoy while traveling with her husband Ray, in the R.V. They would travel together across the United States, with one of her favorite places being Albuquerque, NM.

Cindy was preceded in death by her father, Adolpho Garza and mother Brigida Lujan; sister Mary Gonzales; brother Adolpho Garza, Jr.; brother Barney Garza; sister Dottie Gallion; sister Gloria Williams, and brother Arthur Garza.

A Sharing of Memories for Cindy will be held Thursday, May 9, 2019 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Forest Lawn Funeral Home.

A Celebration of Cindy's Life will occur Friday, May 10, 2019 at 10:00 AM at Kountze Church of Christ, 1035 N Pine St, Kountze, TX 77625.

Her burial will occur Friday, May 10, 2019 at Old Hardin Cemetery, Old Cemetery Rd., Kountze, Texas 77625; however, there will be no graveside service.


  • Raymond "Ray" Tyrone, Husband
  • Denise Whatley, Daughter
  • Beverly Welch, Daughter
  • Kim Welch, Son-in-law
  • Trish Fisher, Daughter
  • Austin Fisher, Son-in-law
  • Amber McDonald, Grandchild
  • Sterling McDonald, Grandchild
  • Ben Welch, Grandchild
  • Curtis Whatley, Grandchild
  • Anna Whatley, Grandchild
  • Carly McDonald, Great Grandchild
  • Emma McDonald, Great Grandchild
  • Reagan McDonald, Great Grandchild
  • Harper McDonald, Great Grandchild
  • Lilly Whatley, Great Grandchild
  • Jordan Whatley, Great Grandchild
  • Lydia Kelly, Sister
  • Earnest Garza, Brother
  • Eva Garza, Sister-in-law
  • Adolpho Garza, Father
  • Brigida Lujan, Mother
  • Mary Gonzales, Sister
  • Adolpho Garza Jr., Brother
  • Barney Garza Sr., Brother
  • Dottie Gallion, Sister
  • Gloria Williams, Sister
  • Arthur Garza, Brother

  • Kim Welch
  • Ben Welch
  • Curtis Whatley
  • Sterling McDonald
  • Rommie Gonzales
  • Kent McLaurin


  • A Gathering to Share Memories of Cindy Thursday, May 9, 2019
  • A Celebration of Cindy's Life Friday, May 10, 2019


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