Jesusa G. Costilla of Taft, Texas, passed away Friday, December 9, 2011, at her residence at the age of 96. She was born in D'Hannis, Texas, to Felix and Augustina Gonzalez. Jesusa was a devoted member of Immaculate Conception Church of Taft, and Legion of Mary Cursillo.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Federico Costilla; daughter, Manuela C. Lopez; four brothers; two sisters; and a son-in-law.
Jesusa is survived by two sons, Alfredo (Carmen) Costilla and Israel Costilla; daughter, Estella Speir; son-in-law, Alvaro Lopez; twenty-two grandchildren; fifty great-grandchildren; forty-eight great-great-grandchildren. Jesusa was dearly loved and will be missed by all her family and friends.
Visitation will be Sunday, December 11, 2011, at Colonial Funeral Home Chapel from 11:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. with a Rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday, December 12, 2011, at 10:00 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Taft. Burial will follow the service at Gregory Cemetery.