Born on April 9, 1930
MARY "CHINA" FIGIROVA
EDNA - Mary "China" Figirova, of Edna, passed away Wednesday, September 4, 2013, at the age of 83. She was born April 9, 1930, in Edna, Texas, to the late Francisco and Cornelia Garcia Figirova.
Mary was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother, whom will be missed dearly. Her time on earth was cherished by all that knew her.
She is survived by her daughters, Antonia "Toni" Giron of Fayetteville, N.C, Cookie Cruz (Albert) of El campo, Mary Ann Figirova of El campo and Loretta Hernandez (Rodrigo) of Edna; sons, Joe Figirova Jr. (Alice) of Edna and Hilario Figirova of Edna; sisters, Cornelia Ochoa of Victoria and Connie Menchaca of Victoria; brother, Tony Cavazos of Edna; grandchildren, Marisol, Arlette, Melissa, Tony, Casey, Jason, Elizabeth, Jon Paul, Jennifer, Jake, Tracy, Carlos, Danielle, J.R., Juan, Brianna, Kimmi and 21 great grandchildren.
Mary is preceded in death by her parents; husband , Joe Figirova Sr., sisters; Concha Gonzales, Juanita Cavozos, Lupe Sanchez and Celedonia Figirova; brothers, Chano Cavazos, Steve Cavazos Sr., Manuel Cavozos, Frank Cavazos and Raymond Cavazos; granddaughter Jaime.
Visitation will be Friday, September 6, 2013, 5-7 pm, at Oaklawn Funeral Home, with rosary to follow. Mary was a member of The Catholic Daughters and they will be reciting a rosary at 9:30 am before the Mass at 10:00 am, Saturday, September 7, 2013, at St. Agnes Catholic Church. Burial will follow at the Latin American Cemetery of Edna. Reverend Michael Petering will be officiating.
Pallbearers will be Tony Molina, Anthony Molina, Jon Paul Hernandez, Jake Lucas Hernandez, Carlos Figirova and Juan Figirova.
Arrangements are under the direction of Oaklawn Funeral Home in Edna. 361-782-2221.