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Holy Mass of Christian Burial for Elvira Garza Caballero, 86, of Sweetwater will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 29, 2013, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. Deacon Bill Butler will officiate and interment will follow at Roscoe Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
A Rosary will be said at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, at McCoy Chapel of Memories.
Caballero died Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, at Nolan Nursing and Rehab.
She was born March 28, 1927 in Goliad, Texas. She married Francisco "Frank" Caballero in 1946 in Sinton, Texas.
Elvira was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. She loved spending time with her family and she loved her children.
Survivors include her sons, Raymond Caballero of Hutto, Texas, Manuel Caballero of Sweetwater, Martin Jimenez of Sweetwater, Frank Caballero of Sweetwater, and Eddie Garza of Sweetwater; daughters, Adela Soto of Sweetwater, Frances Villegas of Roscoe, Vera White of Lubbock, Patsy Palos of Garland, Lupita Caballero of Sweetwater and Suzie Garza of Sweetwater; 25 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Caballero on May 13, 2009; and her parents.
Pallbearers will be Robert Soto, Jacob Soto, Adam Soto, Armando Garza, Zollie B. White and Andy Soto.