Emma Luna Garza passed away on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at the age of 90 in Texas City, Texas. Emma was born in Sugarland, Texas on April 29, 1923 to Lucio P. Luna and Delfina Juarez Luna.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Lucio P. Luna and Delfina Juarez Luna; and brothers and sisters, Raul Luna, Socorro Luna Hernandez, Frances Luna Cardona, Arturo “Mingo” Luna, Edward J. Garcia, Joe Luna, and Juan Luna.
Emma is survived by son, Richard Garza, Jr, and wife Honda Garza of Texas City; daughters, Stella Garza Martinez and husband Homero Martinez of Bulverde, Tx; and Beatrice Garza Dowdy and husband Anthony Dowdy of Kerrville,Texas; grandchildren, Richard James Garza, Michele Rene Soto- McCoy and husband Marcus McCoy, Homero Martinez, Jr., Sasha Lorena Martinez Tijerina and husband Christopher Tijerina; great-grandchildren, Pierce Ryan Garza, Logan Alexander McCoy, Christopher Michael Tijerina Jr. and Nicholas Joaquin Tijerina; brother, Paul Luna; and sisters, Eludina Luna Herrera, Margaret Luna Balli, and Teresa Luna Ruiz.
Emma was a longtime resident of Texas City, Texas and a member of St. Mary of the Miraculous Medal Catholic Church. Emma loved animals, loved to play bingo, and loved to dance. She will be missed dearly.
Gathering of family and friends will began on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 3:00 PM with a memorial service being held at 4:00 PM at Carnes Funeral Home in Texas City, TX