Zeferina Montes, 96, of Pearsall, died on February 13, 2021 at her home. She was born on August 26, 1924 in Dilley to Juan Montes and Nicora Perez Montes.
She is preceded in death by her parents and siblings Paula Montes Martinez and Miguel Montes.
Montes is survived by her daughter Maria Louisa Ibarra, sister Macaria Montes, grandchildren Norma Rivera (Frank), Ricardo Ibarra (Valentina), Cynthia Ibarra and Senaida Ibarra (John Ortiz.) She is also survived by her two nieces Janie Hinojosa and Lourdes DeLeon (David) as well as 17 grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Extended families include the Montes families from Amarillo/Austin/Lubbock and San Antonio, Molina families from Houston and San Antonio, Borjas families from Dilley and San Antonio and Fonseca family from Dilley.
Visitation will be held on Friday, February 26 at Trevino Royal Oaks Funeral Chapels from 3 to 9 p.m. with a Rosary recited at 7 p.m. Funeral mass will be held on Saturday, February 27 at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church at 10 a.m. Interment will follow at the Frio County Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Trevino Royal Oaks Funeral Chapels.