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Jamie Valentine Avila

Obituary for Jamie Valentine Avila

February 14, 1958 - May 15, 2018
San Antonio, Texas | Age 60

Obituary

Jamie V. Avila, a loving mother and wife, was born on February 14, 1958 went to be with the Lord on May 15, 2018. She is survived by her loving husband of 36 years, Ramiro Avila; daughter, Lindsay Avila (James Templer, fiancé); sisters, Theresa Lopez, Janie Gonzales (Michael), Margi Jones (Charlie), Celia Deptula (Clarence "Dep") and Patricia Oakes (Alton); brothers, Michael De La Garza (Juana), Abel De La Garza (Candy), Anthony De La Garza (Christy), Edward De La Garza (Estella) and numerous nieces and nephews. Jamie is preceded in death by her parents Antonia and Abel De La Garza; sisters, Marie Riojas and Dolores Delgado and brother, Peter De La Garza. Jamie's passion was her family, who lovingly surrounded her when she passed. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Jamie was a 1976 graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School and attended the University of Texas in San Marcos. She worked for USAA for over 29 years. Jamie was a woman of deep faith and had an amazing energy. She enjoyed spending time with family & friends, and was a great story teller. She had so much compassion and empathy, she had a special way of making everyone around her feel loved. Jamie left a lasting impression on those who knew her, and her spirit will carry on.

A Rosary will be recited on Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. Porter Loring Mortuary North Chapel at 2102 North Loop 1604 East, followed by a Memorial Service. You are invited to celebrate Jamie's life immediately following the Rosary at Porter Loring Mortuary North.

In lieu of flowers and expenses, donations may be given to Ramiro Avila or at https://www.gofundme.com/in-memory-of-jamie-avila .

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2102 North Loop 1604 East
San Antonio, TX 78232
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