Aurora Dora Mancillas, 82, of Rockdale died Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, at Baylor Scott & White Hospital in Temple.

Mass was held Monday, Nov. 26, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Rockdale with Father Pedro Castillo and Deacon Gus Coelho officiating. Cremation followed services.

Mrs. Mancillas was born Dec. 25, 1935, in Rockne, Bastrop County, to Nicolas and Juanita (Diaz) Lopez.

On Jan. 31, 1970, she married Ronnie Mancillas Sr. in Dallas.

Mrs. Mancillas has lived in Rockdale since 1976 and was formerly of Granger.

She worked as a sales clerk with Walmart in Rock-dale until her retirement.

She was a homemaker and enjoyed spending time with family and friends, family picnics and dancing.

Mrs. Mancillas was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Rockdale.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Daniel Mancillas; a grandson, Robert Velez; and a brother, Nick Lopez.

Survivors are her husband, Ronnie Mancillas Sr.of Rockdale; three sons, Frank Garcia and wife Ester, Hector Garcia and wife Tricia, all of Rockdale, Ronnie Mancillas Jr. and wife Deborah of Fort Worth; and six daughters, Brenda Young and husband David, and Diana Martinez, all of Rock-dale, Gloria Wall and husband Kenneth of Minerva, Doreen Martinez and husband Ramon of Taylor, Diana Mancillas and Ninfa Mancillas, both of Florida; also, numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Ramon Martinez III, Michael Mancillas, Hector Garcia Jr., Brian Robinson, Frank Garcia Jr. and Daniel Avila.

Rockdale Reporter

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