Maria G. (Garza) Sixtos, 89, of Hallettsville, Texas passed away on Monday, Oct. 12, 2020 at her residence surrounded by her loving family.
Funeral Mass is under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home in Gonzales, Texas and will be held on Friday, Oct. 16, 2020 at 2 p.m. at Saint James Catholic Church in Gonzales, Texas with Father Jason Martini officiating. Interment will follow at Saint James Catholic Cemetery in Gonzales, Texas. Visitation will be Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020 from 3 to 9 p.m. at Buffington Funeral Home with the Rosary being recited at 7 p.m.
Maria was born on Aug. 1, 1931 in Westoff, Texas. She was the daughter of Roberto and Juanita (Aleman) Garza. Maria married Macario Sixtos, Sr. in 1948 in Big Springs, Texas.
She loved playing with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She liked doing crossword puzzles and word searches. Maria liked to sew and make flour tortillas. She was faithful to her religion, and said her prayers daily. She would bless all visitors as they were leaving her home. Maria would call her family on their birthdays and sing “happy birthday’ to them in Spanish.
Maria is survived by one son: Macario Sixtos, Jr. (wife, Maria E.) of Richmond, Texas; four daughters: Maria A. Inosencio (husband, Juan) of Hallettsville, Texas, Rosa L. Sixtos-Hance (husband, Jeffrey) of Katy, Texas, Janie Monge (husband, Misael) of Richmond, Texas, and Vickie Bautista of Cuero, Texas; 12 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; 2great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents: Roberto and Juanita Garza; her loving husband,:Macario, Sixtos, Sr.; two sons: Luis Sixtos and Martin Sixtos; one daughter: Mary Ann Sixtos; five brothers: Roberto Garza, Ismael Garza, Andres Garza, Jose Garza, and Francisco Garza, Sr; three sisters: Dora Mendez, Josefa Banda, and Elvira Villisano.
Pallbearers for Mrs. Sixtos will be: John Torres, Jr., wayne Torres, Pete Torres, James Monge, Armondo Rendo, Jr., and Nickolas Bautista.
To join the family in celebrating Maria’s life and to offer words of comfort, please go to: www.buffingtonfuneralhomegonzales.com