Jovita Santa Maria Garza, 88, of Yakima died Thursday.

Mrs. Garza was born in Acambaro, Guanajuato, Mexico. She was a longtime area resident.

Survivors include five children, Raul Garza of Puyallup, Lupita Fernandez of Yakima, Manuel Garza and Rene Garza, both of Kent, and Daniel Garza of Seattle; a brother; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Viewing will be from noon to 8 p.m. today at Smith Funeral Home, Sunnyside. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with burial to follow in the Lower Valley Memorial Gardens, Sunnyside.