Maria Elena Luna, 70, of Orange Grove passed away on Wednesday, May 11, 2011. She was born on Nov. 13, 1940 in Robstown to Juan and Consuelo Gutierrez Bryant. She was a homemaker and she lived most of her life in Orange Grove.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Juan Bryant; and two sisters, Yolanda Vera and Josefina Isa.

She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Jose Guadalupe H. Luna Jr. of Orange Grove; six children, Arnulfo (Lila) Luna Sr. of Flour Bluff, Juan Albert Luna Sr., Erisola (George) Perez, both of Corpus Christi, Maria Luisa Atkinson of Sandia, Guadalupe Luna, and Rubelda Luna, both of Orange Grove; three brothers, Prsilno Bryant of Donna, Jose Luis Bryant of El Paso, and David Bryant of Corpus Christi; two sisters, Juanita (Fermin) Betancourt of Ohio, and Maria de Carmen (Rey) Vargas of Falfurrias; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.

A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. on Sunday, May 15, 2011 at Ramon Funeral Home Chapel in Robstown. The Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 16, 2011 at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Robstown. Interment followed at Memorial Park Cemetery in Robstown.

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