Obituary: Adela Galvan Enrriques

Adela Galvan Enrriques of Robstown, veteran leader in Union Femenil Misionera and Woman’s Missionary Union of Texas, died July 6. She was 81.

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Adela Galvan Enrriques of Robstown, veteran leader in Union Femenil Misionera and Woman’s Missionary Union of Texas, died July 6. She was 81. She was born on Aug. 14, 1938, in Bishop to Fidel and Casimira Galvan. She and her late husband of 50 years, Abraham Enrriques, served together in ministry throughout his time as a Texas Baptist pastor. Her denominational service included terms as secretary of Union Femenil Misionera, a member of the Texas WMU board and WMU director for Corpus Christi Baptist Association. She was a secretary for the Robstown Independent School District for 31 years, a member of the Robstown ISD Education Foundation and member of the District Educational Improvement Committee. At River Hills Baptist Church in Robstown, she was involved in choir, Vacation Bible School, the hospitality committee and the Amazing Grays senior adult ministry. She also was a board member of the Wesley Community Center in Robstown and was involved in committee service at the Corpus Christi Medical Center. She was preceded in death by her husband Abraham, son Abelardo and daughter Anna. She is survived by three children, Albert, Annette and Amy; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and a sister, Cruz Vallejo.

 


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