Emma Garza Villanueva

Emma VillanuevaEmma Villanueva Obit Pic 2Emma Garza Villanueva, Age 72 of Kenedy, TX went to be with her Lord and Savior Monday, November 2, 2015. Emma was born on April 4, 1943 in Kenedy, TX to the late Felipe and Baldomera Garza.  She married Reymundo “Rey” Villanueva on April 9, 1967 in Runge, TX.  She was retired from the Texas Workforce Commission, an active volunteer for the Otto Kaiser Memorial Hospital Pink Ladies, a devout member of the First Baptist Church in Kenedy, and a loving Wife, Mother, and Grandmother.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Felipe and Baldomera Garza; brothers, Jesus Maria Garza, Isaias Garza, and Bernabe Garza.

She is survived by her loving husband, Reymundo “Rey” Villanueva of Kenedy, TX; daughters, Rae Anne Springer of Austin, TX, Rayleen Villanueva-Rumpf and husband Jerry of San Antonio, TX; granddaughter, Jane Elizabeth Rumpf of San Antonio, TX.sisters, Rebecca Ocanas of Brenham, TX, MaryAnn Garcez of Kenedy, TX; brothers, Daniel Garza of Kenedy, TX, and Rev. Elijio Garza of Clovis, NM.

Family Visitation was held Tuesday, November 3, 2015 from 6PM to 9PM in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Services will be Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at 11AM at the First Baptist Church in Kenedy, TX with the Rev. Elijio Garza officiating.  Interment will follow in the Choate Cemetery in Choate, TX.

Serving as pallbearers will be her nephews.

Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church Benevolence Fund in Kenedy, TX.