Clara Orta Bustillos, 87, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, September 19,2012.
Clara was born in Pettus,Texas, on October 14,1924, to Federico Orta and Mercedes Zamora.She was married to Juan Rillos Bustillos of Mathis,Texas, in Sinton,Texas, on October 12,1941.She was a longtime resident and homemaker of Sinton. She later moved to Austin and retired in Mason,Texas.
Clara is preceded in death by her parents, Federico and Mercedes Orta,her brothers, Federico Orta, Jose Adames,Willie Orta, Nasario Orta, Romulo Orta and her sister, Maria Orta Gonzales.
She is survived by her brothers, Gilbert Adames of Sinton and Alejandro “Alex” Adames of Columbus, Georgia, her son, Richard “Ricky” Orta and daughter-in-law, Rita May of Brady,Texas. Clara has four grandsons, Adrian Orta and wife Maribel of San Antonio, Texas, Rodney Orta of Corpus Christi,Texas, Richard Orta, Jr. of Sinton, Texas, Cristian Daniel Orta and wife Kristen of Brady, Texas and one granddaughter, Clairissa Dominik Orta of Brady, Texas, two great grandsons, Adrian Isiah Orta of San Antonio,Texas, Stephen Rod Orta of Corpus Christi, Texas and one great granddaughter, Brooklynn Nichole Orta of Brady, Texas.
A rosary was recited at 7 PM Sunday,September 23,2012, at Ritchea-Gonzales Funeral Home. Funeral mass was celebrated at 10 AM Monday, September 24,2012, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with Father Patrick Serna as celebrant. Interment followed at Eternal Rest Cemetery in Sinton.
Services under the director of Ritchea-Gonzales Funeral Home,Inc.