BRADY — Services for M.L. Garza Jr., 54, of Brady will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 5, 2008, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Brady with the Rev. Hilary Ihedioha officiating.

Burial will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 6, at Rest Haven Cemetery under the direction of Leatherwood Memorial Chapels.

He died Thursday, July 3, 2008 in Brady.

He was born on July 3, 1954 in Hall Valley to M.L. Garza and Teresa Valdez Garza. He married Billie Fore on July 3, 1971 in Brady. He worked as a diesel mechanic at Ed Davenport Trucking for 25 years. He was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church and had lived in the area his entire life.

Survivors include his wife, Billie; two sons, M.L. Garza III and his wife, Tamara, of Brady, and Justin Garza of Brady; a daughter, Teresa Garza of Trinity; two brothers, Gilbert Garza and Fido Garza, both of Brady; four sisters, Alex Gusman of Brady, Barbara Manning of Ingram, Janie Martinez of San Antonia and Nancy Tobias of Comanche; and eight grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters.