Services for Alvira Cruz, 90, were held Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale with Rev. Raymon Frayna of St. Joseph Catholic Church officiating. Interment followed in IOOF Cemetery in Rockdale.
Rosary was recited Tuesday, Feb. 18, at the funeral home.
Mrs. Cruz died Monday, Feb. 17, at her home in Rockdale after a short illness.
She was born Feb. 28, 1923, in Lockhart to Polito and Manuela (Sanchez) Guzman.
Mrs. Cruz was a homemaker and was very family oriented.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Victoriano Cruz; three daughters, Janie Oviedo, Virginia Munoz and Maria Garza; two sons, Andrew Cruz and Nasario Cruz; and a granddaughter, Anita Cruz.
Survivors are three daughters, Sally Aldama and husband Manual “Shorty,” Rosemary Hernandez and husband Gerardo, all of Rockdale, Suzanna Garza of Lometa; a son, Manuel Cruz of Livingston; and a sister, Lupe Guzman Cruz of Ropesville; also, 36 grandchildren, 84 great-grandchildren and 35 great-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Reynaldo Rubio Jr., Joshua Rubio, Jerry Cruz Sr., Jerry Cruz Jr. and Justin Cruz. Honorary pallbearer was Gerardo Justin Cruz-Hernandez.