Imelda Padilla Nino, 27, died Friday, Jan. 9, 2009.

She was born on May 18, 1981 in Corpus Christi to John Perez and Sylvia Rubio Smith.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Domingo Rubio and Guadalupe Sanchez Rubio.

Survivors include three sons, Michael Nino, Xzavier Nino and Ashton Rodriguez, all of Houston; one daughter, Justine Hernandez of Houston; her mother, Sylvia Rubio Smith of Houston; her father, John Perez of Odem; her brother, Mark Perez of Odem; her sister, Cassandra Perez of Houston; 11 uncles; four aunts; and numerous other relatives and friends.

A prayer service was held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 13, in the Ramon Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services were conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 14, at the Ramon Funeral Home. Interment followed in Robstown Cemetery in Robstown.

Ramon Funeral Home Inc.