MISSION - Maria de Jesus Gomez, 86, passed away Monday, August 15, 2011 at Solara Hospital in McAllen. She was born in Jalisco, Mexico on December 13, 1924.
Survivors include her children, Rosa Gomez, Juan Antonio Gomez, Josefina Gomez, Moises Gomez, Rebeca Gomez, Narciso Arista, Esperanza Gomez, Maria Gardenia Gomez, and Leticia Tijerina; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her son, Eduardo Gomez.
A funeral mass will be held Thursday, August 18, at 10 a.m. at San Martin de Porres Catholic Church in Alton. Interment will follow at Valley Memorial Gardens in Mission.