LA JOYA – Hortencia Palomo, 67, passed away on Monday, Sept. 21, 2015, at her home in La Joya.
Mrs. Palomo was born in McAllen on Aug. 22, 1948, to Marcos Martinez and Paula Reyes.
Survivors include her children, Francisca Hernandez, Jose Ruben Palomo, Dolores Rodriguez, Susana Garcia, Julian Palomo, Hortencia Tovar and Maribel Zamarron; siblings, David Reyes, Lazaro Reyes, Tomas Martinez, Armando Martinez, Concepcion Martinez, Juan Manuel Garcia, Heberto Guevara and Eduarda Martinez; and 23 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Onecimo Julian Palomo; son, Onecimo Palomo; brothers, Abram Reyes, Juan Martinez and Eleazar Garcia; and parents, Marcos Martinez and Paula Reyes.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 23, and Thursday, Sept. 24, from 2 to 9 p.m. at Lord and I Funeral Home in Peñitas. A funeral will be held on Friday, Sept. 25, at 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment follows at La Joya City Cemetery.