OBITUARY

Norma Lisa Vela

August 10, 1969October 25, 2018

Norma Lisa Vela gained her glorious halo on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at a hospital in Corpus Christi, Texas at the age of 49. She was born on August 10, 1969 to Homobono Garza, Jr. and Nelia Perez Garza in Falfurrias, Texas. Norma graduated with her Bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University in Kingsville, Texas. Throughout her lifetime, Norma worked for Brooks County ISD under the CIS Program, was a Director for an adult day care center, a Tax Preparer for Jackson Hewitt and with the Falfurrias Head Start Program of Falfurrias. Norma loved helping people in any way she could and she really enjoyed working.

As she entered Heaven, she was reunited with her father, Homobono Garza, Jr. and her brother, Jesse Joe Molina.

She leaves behind to remember all the wonderful memories her mother, Nelia Garza of Falfurrias; two daughters, Alexandra Nicole Vela of Falfurrias, Texas and Emma Nicole Vela of Falfurrias; sister, Gilma Alicia (David) Bigelow of Falfurrias; four nephews, Cody James Bigelow, Homobono “RD” Bigelow, Charles Christian Bigelow all of Falfurrias and Jesus Molina of San Antonio, Texas; two nieces, Brenda Flores of Virginia and Alyssa Molina of San Antonio and many uncles, aunts and cousins.

A Prayer Service will be prayed at 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 28, 2018 at the Funeraria Del Angel Howard Williams in Falfurrias with visitation beginning at 6:00 p.m. Graveside Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, October 29, 2018 at the Falfurrias Burial Park with procession departing from Funeraria Del Angel Howard Williams at 10:00 a.m.

  • FAMILY

  • Mother, Nelia Garza of Falfurrias; two daughters, Alexandra Nicole Vela of Falfurrias, Texas and Emma Nicole Vela of Falfurrias; sister, Gilma Alicia (David) Bigelow of Falfurrias; four nephews, Cody James Bigelow, Homobono “RD” Bigelow, Charles Christian Bigelow all of Falfurrias and Jesus Molina of San Antonio, Texas; two nieces, Brenda Flores of Virginia and Alyssa Molina of San Antonio and many uncles, aunts and cousins.

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, October 28, 2018
  • Prayer Service Sunday, October 28, 2018
  • Visitation Monday, October 29, 2018
  • Graveside Service Monday, October 29, 2018
REMEMBERING

Norma Lisa Vela

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Sonny Villarreal

October 28, 2018

What can I say but one of the most LOVING and CARING persons I have ever met. She loved kids and helping others. She was my intern when I worked for CPS and was always ready to work and help others. MAINLY CHILDREN...WE WILL MISS YOU...LOVE YOU DEARLY AND WILL BE GREATLY MISSED...MAY YOU BE AT PEACE AND AND IN JESUS LOVING ARMS. PRAY FOR US MY DEAR AND BELOVED FRIEND..AMEN...

FROM THE FAMILY