Maria Isabel Ramirez, 65, died Friday, July 11, 2008.

She was born July 8, 1942, in Laredo to Jesus Cruz and Celia De la Rosa Perez. She was a homemaker and was a resident of Driscoll before moving to Houston where she resided.

She was preceded in death by her father, Jesus Cruz Perez; her husband, Jesus A. Ramirez; her daughter, Sonia Ramirez; and her brother, Jesus Perez Jr.

Survivors are her children, Veronica (Anthony Armstrong) Ramirez; Eva Elisa (Daniel Reyes) Torres, Maria De Jesus (Edwin) Lopez and Jesus (Anita) Ramirez Jr., all of Houston; her brother, Hemerihildo (Yolanda) Perez of Odem; her sisters, Maria De Jesus (Orlando) Suarez, Celia P. (Porfirio) Gomez, Olga B. Garcia and Sandra (the late Joe) Salazar, all of Corpus Christi; six grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends. A prayer service was held at 7 p.m. Sunday, July 13, in the Ramon Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services were conducted at 10 a.m. Monday, July 14, in the Ramon Funeral Home Chapel. Interment followed at De La Luz Cemetery in Driscoll.

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