Carlos Barrera

Born on Feb. 13, 1931

YOAKUM - Carlos L. Barrera Sr., age 83, passed away March 5, 2014.
He was born February 13, 1931 in Concrete, Texas to Carlos and Angelita Loya Barrera.
He was a printer for Yoakum Herald Times and a Catholic.
Survivors are wife, Rachel C. Barrera of Yoakum; daughters, Debbie Gonzales (Jerry) of Cuero and Mary Alice Perales (Joe) of Cuero; son, Carlos Barrera Jr. (Joanna) of Austin; grandchildren, Michael and Jared Gonzales, Bianca and Danielle Perales, Addison and Aiden Barrera; great-grandchildren, Devon, Gabriella, Seth and Manny Gonzales; sisters, Ramona Gomez of Yoakum and Victoria Cervantes of Houston; brothers, Noe Barrera and Robert Barrera, both of Yoakum.
Preceded in death by, parents; brothers, Pete Sr., Ray and Arthur Barrera.
Visitation 6 to 7:30 p.m., Friday, March 7, 2014, at the funeral home.
Rosary 10:30 a.m., Saturday, March 8, 2014, followed by Funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m., St. Joseph Catholic Church with Rev. Matthew Huehlefeld officiating. Entombment at St. Joseph Catholic Mausoleum.
Pallbearers, Michael Gonzales, Jared Gonzales, Joe Perales, Jerry Gonzales, Carlos Ray Barrera and Calisto Loya.
On-line guestbook may be signed at
Arrangements by Thiele-Cooper Funeral Home, 361-293-5656.



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