Juanita Garcia was born on June 12, 1925 to Jose and Catarina Garcia in Nordheim TX. She married Samuel G. Montez Sr. on August 20, 1945 and were married for 56 years . From this union they had 15 children. She had a twin sister who passed at infancy and had 6 siblings. She was a homemaker, a long time member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church, a Guadalupana, Cursillista, a church lector, a Eucharistic minister and was involved with the Funeral Meal Ministry. Her hobbies were quilting, sewing, cooking, baking and taking care of her plants. She enjoyed taking care of all her grandchildren and talking on the phone with her family and friends. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her Parents; Jose and Catarina Garcia, Spouse; Samuel G. Montez Sr. in 2001, Son; Samuel Montez Jr. in 2019 and Daughter; Minerva “ Mildred” Montez in 2020.
She is survived by (7) Daughters; Juanita (David) Deleon of Grand Prairie, TX., Rosario (Raymond) Smith, Mary (Carlos) Solano, Sylvia (Antonio) Valdez, Lydia Guerra, and Gloria (Sixto) Mendez all five of Levelland, and Margie Brooker of Odessa TX., (5) Sons; Robert “Bull” (Mary) Montez of Montrose, Colorado, Ronnie (Delia “Dilly”) Montez, Freddie (Deirdre “Dee Dee”) Montez, and Santiago “Jimmy” Montez all three of Levelland, and Michael (Leanna) Montez of Arlington, TX., Siblings; Elena Villarreal and Hermina Nieto of Mathis, TX., Jose Garcia, Jr. of Livingston,TX., 25 Grandchildren, 43 Great Grandchildren, and 3 Great Great Grandchildren.
Viewing will be held on Wednesday, July 15th and Thursday, July 16, 2020 from 9:00 A.M. – 9:00 P.M. Wednesday's Rosary will be Private and for family members only. Thursday's Rosary is open to friends and family. Please wear a mask.
Private Family Funeral Services will be held on Friday July 17th, 2020 at 10:00 A.M. at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Levelland. Officiating will be Fr. Rudi Crastra, music will be provided by Ernesto Fabila under the direction of Head Duarte Funeral Home.
Pallbearers: Eugene Diaz, Jaime Flores, Ricky Gonzales, Juan Lopez, Raymond Rodriguez, Johnny Walls
Face masks are Required
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