Minerva Escamilla, 87, of Brownsville, passed away on Tuesday, November 30, 2021, at her residence in Brownsville.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Juan David, and Petra Gonzalez; paternal grandmother, Florencia Pineda; daughter, Estrellita Escamilla; son, Leonel Escamilla; two sisters, Viola Paredes, and Elvira Cavazos; brother, Arturo Villarreal.
Minerva Escamilla is survived by her children, Gilberto (Dalia) Escamilla, Eloy Bruce (Belen ) Escamilla, David Escamilla, Van Escamilla, Diana (Leopoldo) Escamilla; sister-in-law, Concepcion Villarreal; 9 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, and numerous nephews and nieces.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm with a prayer service at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, December 7, 2021, at Garza Memorial Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held at 10:00 am on Wednesday, December 8, 2021, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Committal service will follow at Buena Vista Burial Park.