Giselda “Chela” Mayans Garcia, 57, of Jefferson passed away on Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at her home.
Chela was born on June 12, 1965 in Brownsville, Texas to Diego F. and Raquel (Chica) Mayans. She grew up with 11 siblings in Brownsville and graduated from Brownsville High School. Chela met her high school sweetheart, Luis, and in June of 1992 they married at their home in Brownsville. They later raised two sons.
Chela loved to dance, spending time with her kids, visits with her mother-in-law, shopping, and especially spending time with family. Family was her everything.
She is survived by her husband, Luis Garcia; sons, Armando (Cassandra) Garcia, Ivan (Donald) Garcia; 3 grandchildren; siblings, Reynaldo (Carol) Mayans, Ninfa Mayans, Lupe Mayans, Norma Mayans, Raul (Leticia) Mayans, Maria (Anthony) Mayans, Sara (John) Mayans, Gilberto (Irma) Mayans, Elida (Alfonso) Mayans, Gilbert (Ana) Hernandez; 30 nieces and nephews.
Chela is preceded in death by her parents, Diego F. and Raquel Mayans; brother, Everaldo F. Mayans; Tio Juan Guerrero; Tia Olivia Villalon; and mother-in-law, Berta Gamez.