Delma Garza Rios, age 50, went to be with Our Lord on November 17, 2018, with her loving family by her side. She was born on July 8, 1968 to Juan A. and Melba Gonzales Garza, Jr. in Kingsville, Texas
Delma was a native of Kingsville, Texas and was a well known radio personality in South Texas. She started her career at KCCT KBSO which later on became Club 98.3 FM. and was Arbitron rated #1 morning show. Delma’s talent and morning show was later brought to Majic Tejano 104.9 FM and KBAY in Corpus Christi, Texas. She was loved by all her radio fans and was a true professional broadcaster. She also worked for Zales and Gordons Jewelers. She took pride in her work and dedication to her trade. She was loved and will be missed by all whom loved and knew her.
She is preceded in death by her parents, one son Mathew Herrera, one brother, Hector Garza and brother-in-law Santiago De La Paz, Jr.
She survived by her husband, Octavio Rios, Jr. of Corpus Christi, Texas; two sisters, Mary Jane (Frank) Prado of Ricardo, Texas; and Norma De La Paz of Corpus Christi, Texas; two brothers, Johnny (Sylvia) Garza of Pharr, Texas; and Frank (Lorena) Garza of McAllen, Texas; numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and a host of friends.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Turcotte Piper Mortuary. A Prayer Service will be conducted at 7:00 p.m. that evening. Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Templo Betel Assembly of God Church 628 E. Richard St. Kingsville, Texas 78363. Burial will follow at Santa Gertrudis Memorial Cemetery in Kingsville, Texas.
Services are entrusted to Turcotte-Piper Mortuary, 205 General Cavazos Blvd. Kingsville, Tx 78363.
Our deepest condolences. May God be with you all.
Jim and Deb GalvanOmaha, NE
My deepest condolences to the Garza-Rios family. Delma Loved by many. Will be deeply missed.
Oralia MartinezAustin, TX
My heartfelt condolences to all the family. May you rest in peace till we see each other again in the kingdom of God. Love you cousin ❤️🙏
Maria GrahamGraniteville, SC
My Deepest condolences to the De la Paz and Garza Rios Family. May God grant you strength in this dark time.
Armando GomezLaredo, TX
Delma will always be a dear friend who has a special place in my heart. May Our Lord comfort her dear family who I know already miss her so much...
Debra ReidCORPUS CHRISTI, TX