GLEN ROSE - Gloria A. Fernandez, 76, passed away Friday, Sept. 16, in Glen Rose.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Wiley Funeral Home. Burial will be in Squaw Creek Cemetery.

Gloria was born Aug. 14, 1935, in Mason City, Iowa, to Celestino Esparza and Rosa Lopez Abrego. She married Anselmo W. Fernandez in Northwood, Iowa. She was a member of the Catholic Church.

Survivors are her husband, Anselmo W. Fernandez of Glen Rose; daughter, Sally, and husband, George Dixon, of Southlake; sons Anselmo D. Fernandez Jr. of Rainbow, Thomas “Tommy” Fernandez of Glen Rose and William “Billy” and wife, Jennifer Fernandez, of Glen Rose; grandchildren Sammy Fernandez, Bryce Rodgers, Spencer Fernandez, Angel Fernandez, William “Billy” Fernandez Jr., Jonathan Fernandez, Natalie Dixon, Tom Paul Fernandez and Melanie Fernandez; great-granddaughter, Kiley Fernandez; brothers Tony Albrego II of Albert Lea, Minn., Pat and wife, Judy Albrego, of Glenville, Minn., David and wife, Rosie Albrego, of Collinsville and Johnny Albrego of St. Paul, Minn.; sisters Frances Wilborn of Arlington, Emily Albrego of Albert Lea, Minn., and Rosie Sanchez of Glen Rose; and numerous nieces, nephews and additional family members.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.