Emely C. Munoz


(Jan. 11, 2006)

Funeral Mass was celebrated Saturday, Jan. 14 at St. Barbara’s Catholic Church for Emely C. Munoz, 62, who died Wednesday, Jan. 11 at Powell Valley Hospital.

Father Pete Johnson officiated at funeral rites.

She was born May 1, 1943, in Powell, daughter of Nick and Carmen Garcia. She married Thomas Munoz Feb. 23, 1961, in Red Lodge, Mont.

She was a homemaker in Powell and a member of St. Barbara’s Catholic Church. She enjoyed yardwork, puzzles, reading and home interior design.

Survivors include four sons and daughters-in-law, Arthur (Jo) Munoz, Larry (Sonja) Munoz, Thomas (Carol) Munoz III and Robert (Rainbow) Munoz; two daughters, Cynthia Meier (Steve) and Victoria Cox (Ryan); 16 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Lisa Munoz Cannon; brothers Benny Garcia, Max Garcia and Patrick Garcia; and sisters Angie Bane and Josie Malliot.

Pallbearers at the funeral were Arthur Munoz, Larry Munoz, Thomas Munoz and Robert Munoz. Honorary pallbearers were Martin Munoz, Adam Munoz, Kris Kerwin, Jay and Matthew Swearingin, Nick, Eric and Danny Meier, Thomas Munoz IV, Robert Munoz, Jr. and Michael Croom.