BRADY — Funeral services for M.L. Garza Jr., 54, of Brady will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 5, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church with Father Hilary Ihedioha officiating. Rosary will be at 7 p.m. today at the Leatherwood Memorial Chapels.

He died Thursday, July 3, 2008, in Brady.

He was born July 3, 1854, in Hall Valley to M.L. Garza St. and Teresa Valdez Garza. He was a diesel mechanic for 25 years with Ed Davenport Trucking. He lived in the area all his life.

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

He was preceded in death by his parents; and two sisters, Frances Menchaca and Toni Hernandez.