ALTON – Maria Jimenez, 98, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, at her home in Alton.
Mrs. Jimenez was born on July 22, 1920 in Jalisco, Mexico, to Antonio Navarro and Eufracia Paredes.
Survivors include her children, Graciela Lopez, Consuelo Jimenez, Ramon Jimenez, and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, Juan Gomez and Jose Jimenez; parents; and children, Ramon Jimenez, Pedro Jimenez, Maria Jimenez, Aureliano Jimenez, Manuel Jimenez, Lydia Jimenez, Juan Jose Gomez and Julian Gomez.
A funeral mass was held on Aug. 13 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Mission. Burial followed at Valley Memorial Gardens in Mission