Emilia Gomez age 77, died Aug. 25, 2013, at her home in Del Rio, Texas.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 5 to 9 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Oaks Funeral Home. Recitation of the Holy Rosary 7 p.m.
Mass of Christian burial will be held on Thursday, Aug. 29, 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church.
Interment to follow at Sunset Memorial Oaks Cemetery.
She was born on March 8, 1936, to Antonio and Juanita Faz. She married Juan Gomez on June 9, 1950.
She enjoyed cooking, music and spending time with her family.
She worked at Texas Apparel Jeans Factory and after her retirement, began a catering company with her husband.
She was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. She belonged to the Iris Social Club.
She is survived by her husband; her children, Juan (Veronica) Gomez Jr. of Frisco, Texas; Blanca (Allen) Wittmer of San Antonio, Texas; David (Yvonne) Gomez of Del Rio, Texas; Rosa Maria Gomez of Del Rio, Texas; Jose Luis Gomez of Del Rio, Texas; 15 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; her sister, Maria Pena; brother, Benjamin Faz.
She is preceded in death by her parents and siblings, Antonio Jr., Juan, Lydia, Daniel and Elias Faz.