86R31304 SME-D
  By: Herrero H.R. No. 1652
         WHEREAS, A full and generous life drew to a close with the
  passing of Stella De La Paz of Corpus Christi on April 27, 2019, at
  the age of 86; and
         WHEREAS, The daughter of Tomas C. and Petra Herrera Reyna,
  the former Stella Reyna was born in Richmond on July 31, 1932, and
  she grew up with the companionship of four sisters, Louisa, Maria,
  Frances, and Lilly; and
         WHEREAS, Mrs. De La Paz enjoyed the love and support of her
  husband, Bernardo, and they shared a rewarding marriage that
  spanned 57 years before his passing; she took great pride in her
  sons, Bernardo, Arnold, Armando, and Ricard, and with the passing
  years, she had the pleasure of seeing her family grow to include
  five grandchildren, Jeanelle, Desiree, Ben, Jason, and Danielle,
  and six great-grandchildren, Damian, Dominik, Andre, Jaylinn,
  Lushin, and Xander; and
         WHEREAS, This beloved woman worked for the Corpus Christi
  Independent School District for 35 years, and in her leisure time,
  she took great joy in caring for her beautiful garden; admired for
  her compassionate nature and vibrant smile, she was always ready to
  help those in need, and she enriched the lives of countless people
  with her warmth and kindness; and
         WHEREAS, Although Stella De La Paz will be deeply missed, she
  has left her loved ones with a wealth of memories that they will
  forever cherish; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 86th Texas
  Legislature hereby pay tribute to the memory of Stella De La Paz and
  extend heartfelt sympathy to her family and friends; and, be it
         RESOLVED, That an official copy of this resolution be
  prepared for her family and that when the Texas House of
  Representatives adjourns this day, it do so in memory of Stella De
  La Paz.