MISSION – Julia Sanchez, 87, passed away on Wednesday, April 27, 2016.
Mrs. Sanchez was a born in Raymondville and was raised in Mission. She was a homemaker and pastored with her husband at Primera Iglesia Bautista Church in Mission for 37 years.
Survivors include her husband of 71 years, Eleazar Sanchez Sr.; children, Tony Sanchez, Eleazar Sanchez Jr., Joe Sanchez, David Sanchez, Esther De La Garza, Ruth Mancias and Norma Sanchez; and 15 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren
She was preceded in death by her sons, Rumaldo Sanchez and Noe Sanchez.
A funeral service was held on April 30 at Ric Brown Family Funeral Home in Mission. Burial followed at Valley Memorial Gardens Cemetery in McAllen.