Mrs. Anita C. Vela was born on Dec. 5, 1933, to Silvestre Serna and Manuela Teran. She passed away on Dec. 12, 2011. She is survived by her husband, Alejandro D. Vela, Sr.; daughter, Maria V. Estrada; son, Alejandro Vela, Jr.; sister, Maria Estella Galan; brothers, Sylvestre Serna, Manuel Serna and Jesus Serna; ten grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Rosary was held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011, at the DeLeon Funeral Home. Funeral service was held 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Burial followed in Lytton Springs Cemetery.
Honored to serve as pallbearers were Ezequiel Estrada, Jr., Deric Serna, Jimmy Serna, Sylvestre Serna, III, Natalie Vela, Selena Vela, Sabrina Vela, and Samantha Vela.
Services were under the direction of Samuel J. DeLeon and Son/DeLeon Funeral Home 110 Cedar St. Lockhart, Texas 78644.