MISSION - Elida "Bibi" Gonzalez, 47, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014.
Ms. Gonzalez was born in McAllen on Oct. 27, 1966, lived in Mission most of her life and was a graduate of Mission High School. She graduated from the Instituto Biblico Bethel in Pharr in 1994. She then attended Mt. Zion School of Ministry in Grantville, Penn. and graduated in 1997 and then joined the David Wilkerson ministry in New York City and attended Times Square Church.
Survivors include her mother Elida Chapa Gonzalez, brothers, Ruben Jr., Rogelio, Ricardo, Roberto and Raul Gonzalez, all from Mission, and Rene Gonzalez of McAllen.
She was preceded in death by her father, Ruben Gonzalez Sr.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, Jan. 17, at 2 p.m. at Ric Brown Family Funeral Home in Mission. Burial will follow at Valley Memorial Gardens in McAllen.