Imelda Yolanda Cordova

Imelda Yolanda Cordova, age 84, passed away Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022. Imelda was born in San Fernando, Tamaulipas, Mexico to the late Juana Leal and Jose Cortez.

Imelda was full of life, always smiling and showing her love to everyone she knew. Her family meant everything to her, most especially, her grandchildren.

She loved to read cooking magazines, collecting recipes and was known for her delicious meals and desserts, her cheesecake was one of a kind. The family will miss her tremendously but find comfort in the way she loved them and the beautiful memories they have made and the wisdom she shared.

Imelda is survived by her husband, Heriberto Cordova; daughter, Martha Cordova; son, Eddie Cordova (Ofelia); son, Jorge Cordova (Florenda); daughter, Marisa Lopez (Steve); son, Javier Cordova; daughter, Zayda Falcon (John Craig); son-in-law, Ben Villarreal; sister, San Juanita Cortez; grandchildren: Joe Albert Cordova (Sandra), Alyssa O’Cana (Jon), Alexa Nichols (Jon), Kassandra Cordova, Bella Cordova, Adriel Cordova, Andri Cordova, Brianna Villarreal and Jonathan Falcon; great-grandchildren: Jeremy O’Cana, Samantha O’Cana, Brandon O’Cana, Lucchese Nichols, Kassandra Alvarado, José Cordova Jr., Pedro Cordova and Samantha Cordova.

Imelda was preceded in death by her daughter, Lilly Villarreal; son, Carlos Cordova; father, Jose Cortez; mother, Juana Leal; sister, Gloria Medina; and brother, Jose Cortez.

Visitation was held Saturday, Nov. 26, at Richardson-Colonial Funeral Home. A Rosary was recited Saturday, Nov. 26, at Our Lady of the Gulf Catholic Church and a funeral Mass followed. Burial was at Port Lavaca Cemetery.

Serving as pallbearers were: Adriel Cordova, Jonathan Falcon, Jon Nichols, Jon O’Cana, Joe Albert Cordova and Sonny Williams.

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