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Maria Medina

July 4, 1932 — February 2, 2020

A small, intimate family graveside service for Maria del Refugio Sanchez de Medina will be held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, February 6, 2020, at Smyrna Cemetery. Henry Garmon will officiate.

Maria del Refugio Sanchez de Medina, age 87, of Point, passed away Sunday evening, February 2, 2020, in Greenville at Colonial Lodge Assisted Living and Memory Care. Maria was born in Fresnillo, Zacetecas, Mexico, on July 4, 1932, to the parentage of Eliodoro and Maria Madera Sanchez. Maria, known to her close friends as “Cuca,” and to her family she was lovingly known as Mom or Granny. Maria married Stephen Jesse Medina, Jr. on September 17, 1959, in Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico.

She was an excellent cook and enjoyed preparing her signature dishes, like tamales, enchiladas, tostadas, and tacos for her family. She enjoyed nature and nurturing her garden, spending countless hours outdoors. Mom loved to sew and was quite the seamstress. She appreciated humor, movies and music. She was energetic and hardworking well into her later years, she often outdid her younger generations. She cared for loved ones devotedly. She leaves a legacy of love, determination and perseverance.

Those left on this earth to cherish her memory include:

Daughter: Rosa Garmon and husband, Henry, of Point
Granddaughters: Jessica Goble and husband, Aaron, of Point and Michell Sicking, and husband, Matt, of Muenster
Grandson: Stephan Redmon, and wife, Janae, of Denton
Great-grandchildren: 6

Preceded in death by: Parents, Husband in 2015, and Daughter, Irma Burgan

Please sign the online guestbook for the family at the link above.

Graveside Service

Thursday, February 06, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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