Funeral services for Maria Gloria Fuentes, age 66, of Bangs will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, March 8, 2013, at the Heartland Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in the Bangs Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 until 8 p.m. Thursday.

Maria died on Tuesday, March 5, 2013, in a Carrolton hospital.

Maria was born in Rio Grande City, Texas, on Oct. 17, 1946, to Hilario and Alicia Rosa Fuentes. She moved to Bangs in 1989, where as a single mother, she raised her son Jose. She was a member of New Testament Holiness Church in Bangs. One of her favorite pastimes was playing bingo.

Maria is survived by her son, Jose Fuentes and wife Sallyanne of Bangs; five brothers, Joel, Ricardo, Juan, Rogelio, and Israel; two sisters, Irma Martinez and Minerva Serrato, all of Bangs; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers; two sisters; three nephews; and a niece.

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