Lina Cortes was born in Vega Alta, Puerto Rico on July 6,1924. She made her way to heaven on April 5, 2021, three months shy of her 97th birthday, surrounded by her children.
Funeral Services will be 7:00 p.m. April 9, 2021 at Blair-Stubbs Funeral Home. Graveside services will be the next day at 1:30 p.m. at the Mexia cemetery.
Lina was a generous, kind and loving daughter, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, who contributed in raising four of the generations in her family. Her love of family is only surpassed by her love for the Lord. Lina served as an elder in Area de Refugio Church, Fontana, CA and their sister church in Mexia for a total forty-two years. She was a passionate missionary, who served in New York City and its vicinities and internationally in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico in the early 90s.
She is preceded in death by her parents, all twelve of her siblings and her husband Mariano. She is survived by her four children, Olga, Orlando, Nelson, Heriberto, ten grandchildren, thirteen great grandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren.
“Her children rise up and call her blessed…Many women do noble things, but you surpass them all.” Proverbs 31:28-29
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