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Paula R. Perez

Perez, 84

Paula R. Perez, 84, of Pearsall, died on February 18, 2024, surrounded by her family. She was born in Batesville on June 22, 1939 to Edubijen and Trinidad B. Rodriguez.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Ricardo Perez, grandmother, brothers Francisco Rodriguez, Merejildo Rodriguez, Emelecio Rodriguez, and Gilberto Nava.

Paula is survived by daughter Alejandra Perez-Delgado and husband John Albert, son Richard Perez Jr., daughter Estella Perez, son Jose Perez and wife Jessica, grandchildren Aaron Ricardo Martinez, Joseph Evan Perez, Jacob Emanuel Perez and brother Valentin Rodriguez and wife Yolanda, and numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews.

Paula cared for her grandmother at a young age before venturing to work in the crop fields. She had a passion for sewing, creating quilts, and intricate embroidery pieces. She also enjoyed gardening, cooking and listening to the radio.

Services were held at Primrose Funeral Services in Pearsall with a visitation on February 26 from 5 to 9 p.m. with a Rosary at 7 p.m. Mass was held at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church on February 27 at 10 a.m. Interment followed at the Frio County Cemetery at 11 a.m.