Maria del Carmen Cerda

Maria del Carmen Cerda was called to heaven on July 15, 2019. Visitation will be Wednesday, July 17, 2019, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Navarre Funeral Home. Funeral service will be Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 12 p.m. at Navarre with burial to follow at Earthman Memory Gardens.

Maria del Carmen Cerda, 85, of Baytown, Texas, was called to heaven on July 15, 2019. She was born in Matamoros, Mexico on November 21, 1933 to Maria de los Angeles and Gregorio Garcia.

She was married to Eugenio Cerda for 16 years. Carmen was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She loved her grandchildren dearly and enjoyed them while she could.

Carmen was preceded in death by her husband, Eugenio Cerda, two infant children, her parents, sister Blanca Garcia, and her brothers Carlos, Miguel, Luis, Francisco and Gilberto Garcia. 

She is survived by her daughter Maria Teresa De La Cruz and husband Ruben, her sons Eugenio Cerda and wife Angela and Rogelio Cerda, her grandchildren Cristina De La Cruz, Maribel Verdin (Jerardo), Eugenio De La Cruz (Stefanny), Maria Teresa Torres (Rafael), Ruben De La Cruz (Leticia), Claudia Ramirez (Moises), Cristian Cerda (Celeste), Rogelio Cerda (Edna), Jessica Arsua, Jason Cerda (Lorena), 30 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be Wednesday, July 17, 2019, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Navarre Funeral Home.

Funeral service will be Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 12 p.m. at Navarre with burial to follow at Earthman Memory Gardens.