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Holy Mass of Christian Burial for Gloria M. Perez, 79, of Sweetwater, will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church with Father Charles Okonkwo officiating. Interment will follow at the Garden of Memories Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater.
A Rosary will be said by Josie and Pete Castillo on Monday evening, July 22, 2013, at 7 p.m. at McCoy Funeral Home.
Perez died Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.
She was born May 9, 1934 in Hidalgo, Mexico. She married Nicolas Perez on Feb. 3, 1952 in Wes Laco, Texas.
She was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. She had lived in Sweetwater the past 56 years. She was a homemaker and a great cook. She loved her family and was very generous to others and very faithful to her Catholic Church.
Survivors include two sons, George Perez and Melba of Sweetwater and Nick Perez, Jr. and wife Suzanne of Stephenville; two daughters, Josie Castillo and husband Pete of Ft. Worth and Terry Gomez and husband Fernando of Abilene; 15 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Nicolas Perez, Sr., on Jan. 15, 2004.
Pallbearers will be Gabriel Perez, Gilbert Perez, Nicolas Perez III, Noah Perez, Issac Gomez, Fernando Gomez III, Jose Castillo and James Castillo.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.mccoyfh.com.