Mary Elena


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Mary Elena Mansfield

Dec 01 1936 - Oct 18 2005

Mrs. Maria Elena Garcia Mansfield, age 68 of Balch Springs, TX, passed away October 17, 2005 in Mesquite, TX. She was born on December 1, 1936 in Bishop, TX to Pedro and Rachel (Martinez) Garcia. On November 5, 1953, she married Charles Mansfield in Durant, OK. Mrs. Mansfield was a homemaker and a member of First Family Church in Dallas. Survivors include her husband, Charles Mansfield of Balch Springs; children, Norma Mansfield Walden and husband David of Pinedale, Wyoming, Kenneth Mansfield and wife Diane of Balch Springs, Roger Mansfield of Mesquite, Sandra Lopez and husband Eddie of Balch Springs, Charles Steven Mansfield and wife Shelia of Mesquite, Judy Mansfield of Garland, TX, and Angelique Marie Smith and husband Chuck of Balch Springs; grandchildren, Melissa Alphin, Derrick Walden, Tonya O’Dell, Kenneth Mansfield Jr., Brittany Mansfield, Sarah Mansfield, Joshua Lopez, Jeremiah Lopez, Ashlee Sewell, Kristin Ridgle, Randy Castaneda, Haley Castaneda, Stephen Smith, and Preston Smith; great-grandchildren, Jennifer Alphin, Isaac Alphin, Christina Alphin, Austin O’Dell, and Tyler O’Dell; brothers, Moses Garcia, Hermino Garcia, Luis Garcia, Eloy Garcia, Rocky Garcia; and sister, Ofelia Mullins. Her parents, three brothers, and two sisters precede her in death. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, October 20, 2005, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel, Dr. Jon Ogle, Senior Pastor officiating. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park in Allen, TX. Visitation will be from 7:00 PM until 9:00 PM Wednesday evening at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home.
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