A small, intimate family graveside service for Maria del Refugio Sanchez de Medina, 87, of Point was held on February 6, at Smyrna Cemetery with Henry Garmon, her son-in-law, officiating.
Maria del Refugio Sanchez de Medina died the evening of February 2, 2020, in Greenville at Colonial Lodge Assisted Living and Memory Care. She was born in Fresnillo, Zacetecas, Mexico, on July 4, 1932, to Eliodoro and Maria Madera Sanchez.
She was known to her close friends as Cuca and to her family as Mom or Granny. She married Stephen Jesse Medina Jr. on September 17, 1959, in Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico. She was a homemaker and loved to have gatherings with her family, preparing many of her signature dishes. She spent countless hours outdoors nurturing her garden. She loved life, which was evident by her quick smile.
Mrs. Medina is survived by her daughter, Rosa Garmon and husband Henry of Point; granddaughters, Jessica Goble and husband Aaron of Point, and Michell Sicking and husband Matt of Muenster; grandson, Stephan Redmon and wife Janae of Denton; and six great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband in 2015; and daughter, Irma Burgan.
An online guestbook is available at www.wil sonorwoskyfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements were under the direction of Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home of Emory.