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Holy Mass of Christian Burial for Jessie G. Gomez, 75, of Sweetwater will be held on Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at 10 a.m. at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. Officiating will be Father Michael Rodriguez. Interment is at Loraine Cemetery, under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home of Sweetwater. Rosary will be on Tuesday, April 19, 2011 at 7 p.m. at McCoy Chapel of Memories. The rosary will be recited by Pauline Gauna and Connie Palacios.
Mr. Gomez died Saturday, April 16, 2011, at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene.
He was born Feb. 26, 1936 in Sherman, but he lived in Loraine and Sweetwater most of his life. Jessie was a member of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. He worked in the oil field and also worked at Texas Department of Transportation in construction, and had also farmed in Loraine.
Survivors include one sister, Cathy G. Moremo of Sweetwater; one brother, Angel G. Gomez of Grand Prairie; several nieces and nephews, including Matt Garza of Sweetwater; and a special friend, Marcelina Martinez of Sweetwater.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Inosenio and Brigida Gomez, and a brother, Domingo G. Gomez.
Pallbearers will be Salvador Moncada, Julian Moncada, Manuel Garza, Matt Garza, Lee Alvarez and Miguel Garza.