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Paula P. Garza

April 2, 1923September 21, 2020
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Paula P. Garza, went home to be with her Lord on Monday, September 21, 2020 at the age of 97. She was born April 2, 1923 in Garland City, Arkansas to Jesse Perez and Elaria Villarrial Perez.

Sister Garza was a God fearing woman, and loved God to the fullest. She was a true inspiration to all. Sister Garza being a woman of faith, experienced her Pentecost, lived her life and never wavered. Her walk presented the Holy Spirit. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and friend. She loved her family immensely and worked hard to provide the best life possible for them.

Those left to cherish her memory include her sister, Daria (Doris) Chevaz of Holister, CA; sons, Louis Vasquez and Lawrence Garza Jr. (Lorie) of AR; daughters, Rosie Moreno (Robert) of Shreveport, LA; Maggie Durst of Bossier City; and Della Sauseda (Alfonso Sr.) of Shreveport, LA. She is also survived by 24 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren and great great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Ernest Vasquez and Lawrence Garza; daughter, Vera Rodrigez; grandson, Clement Onishia; and her parents.

A visitation for Sister Garza will be held Thursday, September 24, 2020 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Centuries Memorial Funeral Home, 8801 Mansfield Rd, Shreveport, Louisiana 71108. A celebration of life will occur Friday, September 25, 2020 at 12:00 PM also at Centuries Memorial Funeral Home with a burial to follow in Centuries Memorial Park. Officiating the service will be Reverend Ricky Belgard of Tioga, Louisiana, a long time friend, family and spiritual brother.

The family would like to express their eternal thanks to Maggie and her daughter, Gina for taking such good care of Mom for many years. You truly went above and beyond to give Mom everything she could ever need. Your compassion has touched us deeply. We love and cherish you dearly.

  • FAMILY

  • Jesse Perez, Father (deceased)
  • Elaria Villarrial Perez, Mother (deceased)
  • Ernest Vasquez, Husband (deceased)
  • Lawrence Garza, Husband (deceased)
  • Vera Rodrigez, Dughter (deceased)
  • Clement Onishia, Grandson (deceased)
  • Daria (Doris) Chevaz, Sister
  • Louis Vasquez, Sons
  • Lawrence Garza Jr. (Lorie), Sons
  • Rosie Moreno (Robert), Daughter
  • Maggie Durst, Daughter
  • Della Sauseda (Alfonso Sr.), Daughter
  • Sister Garza is also survived by 24 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren and great great-grandchildren.

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Services

  • Visitation

    Thursday, September 24, 2020

  • Celebration of Life

    Friday, September 25, 2020

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Memories

Paula P. Garza

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Billy Garza

September 25, 2020

Della Sauseda

September 24, 2020

This dear sweet lady was my mother and my inspiration. She was very much
a Godly person. She showed and taught me so much. How to love God and to share my love with others. How a child of God should walk in faith and to be patience in all things you do.. I will truly miss her. But I know she is with Jesus and one day I will be there with her and my Lord. I LOVE 💗and miss you dearly mom. Until that day. You will always be close to my heart.❣

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