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Deacon served Jonesboro community since 2012

Published: March 28, 2023   

Deacon Hector Garcia, 72, a member of Blessed Sacrament Church in Jonesboro, died March 2.

He was born in Monterrey, Mexico, to Sixto and Elisa Garcia Sept. 16, 1950. Garcia was ordained a deacon in 2012.

He is survived by his wife, Adelina Garcia; two sons, Hector Garcia of Mexico and Josue Garcia of Jonesboro; one daughter, Norma Garcia of Jonesboro; two brothers, two sisters, eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

The visitation and rosary was held March 5 at Blessed Sacrament Church. The funeral Mass was held March 6 at the church, with burial in Holy Cross Cemetery.

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