LA JOYA – Mercedes Obregon, 94, passed away on Friday, May 8, 2015 at her residence in La Joya, Texas. Mrs. Obregon was born September 24, 1920 in Dr. Arroyo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico to Hipolito and Maria Luisa Hinojosa.
She is survived by her children, Minerva Obregon, Aurora Valdez, Ofelia Garcia, Estela Flores, Gilberto Obregon, Leopoldo Obregon, Juan Rodolfo Obregon, Jose Luis Obregon, Ma De La Luz Soria, Margarita Ramon, Rosalinda Obregon; her sisters, Lidia Salazar and Maria Valdez; 37 grandchildren and numerous great- grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Jose E. Obregon and her son, Jose Antonio Obregon.
Funeral mass was held today, May 11, 2015 at Our Lady Queen of Angel’s Catholic Church of La Joya.