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In Memory of

Anita Mesa Aguilar

July 22, 1927 - August 10, 2017

Obituary


Anita M. Aguilar went to be with the Lord, Jesus Christ on August 10, 2017. Born in Sinton, Texas on July 22, 1927, she grew up in Baytown, Texas, and married the love of her life on January 18, 1947, Pat Aguilar. Together Pat and Anita moved to Lake Jackson, TX in 1952. They have six children, 20 grandchildren, 43 great-grandchildren, and 7 great-great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her parents, brother Joe Garza, and husband Pat Aguilar. Survived by children Yolanda Salazar (Jacinto) of Lake Jackson, Jerry Aguilar (Olivia) of Corpus Christi, Gil Aguilar of...

Anita M. Aguilar went to be with the Lord, Jesus Christ on August 10, 2017. Born in Sinton, Texas on July 22, 1927, she grew up in Baytown, Texas, and married the love of her life on January 18, 1947, Pat Aguilar. Together Pat and Anita moved to Lake Jackson, TX in 1952. They have six children, 20 grandchildren, 43 great-grandchildren, and 7 great-great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her parents, brother Joe Garza, and husband Pat Aguilar. Survived by children Yolanda Salazar (Jacinto) of Lake Jackson, Jerry Aguilar (Olivia) of Corpus Christi, Gil Aguilar of Richwood, Mary Cisneros (Richard) of Conroe, Patsy Garcia (George) of Lake Jackson, and Toni Perez (Ben) of Spring. Anita is also survived by Sister in law Lillie Damian(Ignacio) Brother in law Pete Aguilar (Rosie) and numerous nieces and nephews.

Orphaned as a young girl she dreamed of one day having a big family of her own so she would never be alone again. During WW2 she contributed to the country's effort by working as a Riveter at Kelly Field in San Antonio, Texas. In the late 1950's she was a Nurse's Aide at the Community Hospital of Brazosport in Freeport, Texas. A devout believer in Christ, she loved her church and church family as a faithful member and pioneer of Primera Iglesia Bautista in Clute, Texas established in the early 1960's, Anita served as a Women's Missionary Union Director, Sunday school and vacation Bible school teacher, Girl's in Action Leader, and held a position as church trustee. At the age of 86 Anita started a home ministry where everyone was welcome and gathered weekly to study the Bible, Pray, and Fellowship so she could continue her service to the Lord. One of her many daily activities included writing in her journal with favorite scriptures and prayers for her family, friends, community, state, and nation; that will be remembered and cherished forever. She also enjoyed knitting, sewing, collecting her dolls, working in her garden, and watching the Houston Astros. She had a sharp sense of humor and loved to laugh; she provided comfort, kindness, and love to everyone she knew. Her dream as a little girl fulfilled, she along with her husband provided a better path for all of their future generations. Although she will be dearly missed, her time here was complete, her spirit will continue in the hearts of those whose lives she touched, forever.

"I love you forever. I miss you always. I'll see you when I see you." - Anita M. Aguilar

Pallbearers (Grandsons) Zacarias Angulo, Chris Aguilar, Marc Aguilar, Rick Cisneros, Daniel Garcia, and Michael Solis. Honorary Pallbearers (Grandsons) Eddie Angulo, Abel Salazar, Patrick Aguilar, J.J. Cisneros, Steven Aguilar, and Ben Eric Perez.

Special Thanks to Clute Primera Iglesia Bautista and A-Med Community Hospice.

Viewing and visitation will be Monday, August 14th at 5 p.m., with service starting at 6 p.m.
Funeral Service Tuesday, August 15th at 1 p.m.

Services will be held at Primera Iglesia Bautista, 151 S. Shanks, Clute, Texas. Pastor Tom Flores and son-in-law Pastor Jacinto Salazar officiating. Online condolences can be made for the family at www.restwoodfuneralhome.com