Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
Thursday, January 18, 2007
OBITUARY - AGNES ROSE (ARIAS) GARCIA
Agnes Rose GARCIA, daughter of Esmael and Estella (ORTEGA) ARIAS, was born June 27, 1955 at Clovis, New Mexico.
Agnes graduated from high school in Clovis in 1973 and continued her education at Clovis Community College. In 1976,
she married Francisco R. GARCIA in California. They lived in California and New Mexico before moving to Mount Ayr in
2002. She was active in Bible studies, Sacred Heart Ministries, and Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Clovis.
Agnes died January 13, 2007 at Mercy Capital Hospital in Des Moines [Polk Co. IA].
She was preceded in death by her parents; an infant son Johnny Joe GARCIA; 2 brothers Jude ARIAS and Esmael ARIAS,
Jr.; and a sister Lorretta BALDERAS.
Survivors include her husband Francisco GARCIA of Mount Ayr; three children Adrian GARCIA, Anna Alicia GARCIA, and
Javier GARCIA, all of Mount Ayr; 2 sisters Mary ARAGON of Clovis, New Mexico and Jeraldine ZAMORA of California;
many nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.
Services were held on Friday, January 19, 2007, at 10:30 a.m., St. Joseph Catholic Church of Mount Ayr, Iowa.
Creston News Advertiser
Creston, Union County, Iowa
Wednesday, January 17, 2007
OBITUARY - AGNES GARCIA
Agnes GARCIA, 51, of Mount Ayr died January 13, 2007, at Mercy Capital Hospital in Des Moines.
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, January 19, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Mount Ayr. The Rev. Thomas DOOLEY and
Deacon Frank LOPEZ will officiate the service. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery at Mount Ayr. Open visitation will be 4
to 8 p.m. Thursday with 7 p.m. rosary service at Wilson-Watson and Armstrong Funeral Home, 205 W. Monroe St., Mount Ayr.
Memorials may be directed to the family. Online condolences may be left at:
Agnes GARCIA, daughter of Estella (ORTEGA) and Esmael ARIAS, was born June 27, 1955, in Clovis, N.M. In 1976, Agnes married
Francisco R. GARCIA in California. She worked at Family Resources helping the mentally disabled. She lived most of her
life in Clovis, N.M., and moved to Mount Ayr in 2002.
Survivors include her husband, Francisco GARCIA of Mount Ayr; two sons, Adrian GARCIA and Javier GARCIA, both of Mount
Ayr; daughter Anna Alicia Garcia of Mount Ayr; brother Jimmy Arias of Clovis, N.M.; two sisters, Mary Aragon of Clovis,
N.M., and Jeraldine ZAMORA of California; and mother-in-law Francis GARCIA of Mexico.
Agnes was preceded in death by her parents; infant son Johnny Joe GARCIA; two brothers, Jude ARIAS and Esmael ARIAS Jr.;
and sister Lorretta BALDERAS.
Interment at Rose Hill Cemetery, Mount Ayr, Iowa.
Transcriptions and cemetery photograph by Sharon R. Becker, April of 2010