MISSION - Teresa Tamez, 53, passed away Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at McAllen Medical Center. She was born to Jesus Martinez and Amelia Garza on June 11, 1958 in Plainview.
Survivors include her children, Manuel Tamez III, Annabelle Gutierrez, Ruben Tamez, and Debbie L. Tamez; mother, Amelia Martinez; stepfather, Ascencion Partida; siblings, Maria Ayres, Pedro Martinez, Graciela Martinez, Fernando Martinez, Jesse Martinez, Eva Martinez and Ruben Martinez; and six grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her brothers, Juan Jesus Martinez and Ricardo Martinez.
A funeral service was held at Centro Familiar Cristiano "El Buen Pastor" in Mission on July 30. Interment followed at Lord & I Cemetery in Palmview.