Velia Villarreal Castro, 61, of San Angelo went to be with the Lord on Saturday, January 19, 2013, in San Angelo. The Prayer Service will be at 7:00 P.M. on Wednesday, January 23, 2013, at Johnson's Funeral Home Chapel. The Funeral Service will be at 10:00 A.M. on Thursday, January 24, 2013, at Johnson's Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Alex Tenorio officiating. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery. Velia was born May 10, 1951, in Acuna, Mexico, to Luis and Francisca Torres Villarreal. She married Eutimio "Tim" Castro on August 5, 1973, in Acuna, Mexico. Velia, a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt, devoted her life to her family as a homemaker. She had a beautiful loving spirit and smile, and she will be dearly missed by all who knew her. Velia was preceded in death by her parents, her Husband, Tim, her daughter, Diana, her brother, Luis Villarreal, and her mother-in-law, Esmerejilda Castro. She is survived by her loving children, Bonnie Castro Lara and her husband Steven, Charity Pierce and her husband, Matthew, Valerie Castro Padilla and a special niece Amalia Ibarra and her husband Jesus, all of San Angelo; her grandchildren, Timily, Tammy and Tim Anthony Ramon, Haven and Keely Pierce and Logan Padilla, all of San Angelo; 2 great-grandchildren; her brothers, Homer, Fermin and Raul Villarreal, all of Ft. Worth, TX, and Enrique and Luis Villarreal, both of San Angelo; her Sisters, Maria Sanchez, of San Angelo, and Olivia V. Negrete, of Acuna, Mexico; her brother-in-law, Freddy Castro, of San Angelo; 2 sisters-in-law, Mary Ann Castro of Ft. Worth, and Bertha Gomez, of San Angelo; and numerous nieces and nephews and other family members and close friends.
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