Alicia Rivera was born on October 28, 1953, in Giddings, Texas to Domingo and Dominga (Nunez) Garza. She was blessed with 4 children: JoAnne, Chris, Julian and Mariah. She was a retired homemaker, and enjoyed spending time with family and gossiping with her siblings. Her hobbies were playing “Bingo and Loteria”; she also liked traveling to Casinos and trying her luck!! She had a blast at King Fisher Beach in Port O’Conner, Texas.
Alicia “Bags” Rivera gained her wings and was called home by the Lord on November 29, 2022, surrounded by her family in Round Rock, Texas. She is preceded in death by her parents, Domingo and Dominga Garza, her daughter, JoAnne Rivera and siblings, Mary Callazo, Patrick Garza, Miguel Garza, Rosemary Garza and Jessie Garza.
Alicia “Bags” Rivera is survived by her children – Chris Rivera, Julian Llamas, and Mariah Garza. Grandchildren – Ashley Ortega, Zahna Ortega, Zachary Ortega, Izac Ortega, Jadenn Ortega and Chris Rivera. Great grandchildren – Ezeriah Ortega, Frankie Boswell, Zoe Boswell. She is also survived by her siblings – Patricia Smith, Linda Garza, Anita Gonzales, Margarita Gamez, Fabian Garza, Catarina Garcia, Robert Garza, Geo Garza, Angela Garza, also including many nieces, nephews and loved ones.
Donations can be made to St, Jude Foundation or to the Charity of your choice.
Our Father, who art in heaven,
hallowed be thy name;
thy kingdom come,
thy will be done as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread,
and forgive us our trespasses
as we forgive those who trespass against us;
and lead us not into temptation,
but deliver us from evil.