MISSION – Beatriz Veliz, 74, died Monday, July 6, 2015, at her residence surrounded by her family. Born in Alamo she had lived in Mission most of her life and was formally of McAllen.
She is survived by her husband, Rev. Jose Veliz; her children, Senorina Roberts, Joe Veliz Jr., Andres Veliz, Felipe Veliz, Lusia Cortina, Frank Veliz, Alicia Ruth De Leon, Mariano Veliz, Rosa Maria Veliz, David Veliz, Daniel Veliz, Samuel Veliz, Juan Veliz, Roberto Veliz and Elizabeth Veliz; a brother, Benito Torres; 54 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by two daughters, Orfelinda and Rosalinda Veliz; a granddaughter, Kimberly Veliz; her parents, Francisco and Felipa Torres; and three sisters, Apolonia Martinez, Dolores Garcia and Dora Veliz.
Visitation will be from 12 to 9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. prayer service Wednesday, July 8, 2015, at Legacy Chapels 4610 S. Jackson Rd in Edinburg. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, July 9, 2015, at Templo Monte Carmelo Assamblea de Dios in Mission. Interment will follow at Valley Memorial Gardens in McAllen.