LA JOYA - Abel Garza, Jr., 71, passed away on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at his home in La Joya.
Mr. Garza was born Nov. 27, 1942, to Abel and Petra Garza Sr. in La Joya.
Survivors include his wife, Estefana Garza; children, Betty Aguilar, Michelle Villalon and Abel Garza III; sisters, Cristina Zamora, Magdalena Ruiz and Janie Garza; and four grandchildren.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, April 10, from 2 to 9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. rosary at Lord & I Funeral Home in Peñitas. A funeral mass will be held on Friday, April 11, at 10 a.m. at Our Lady Queen of Angels Catholic Church in La Joya. Interment will follow Lord & I Cemetery in Palmview.