On Saturday, June 29, 2019, Julia R. Charles, loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, passed away at the age of 80 to be with our Lord and Savior. Julia was born in Del Rio, Texas on August 31, 1938 to Tomas and Araceli (Salas) Rodriguez.
She married her childhood sweetheart, Luis Charles, Jr., on January 1, 1956 and raised 6 children. She was a savvy business woman; she owned her own successful beauty salon, Julie’s Hair Fashions, and managed multiple salons as well.
Julia was preceded in death by her father, mother, brother, sister, her son, Luis III and grandson, Luis IV, granddaughters, Jasmine and Angelica Faith. She is survived by her beloved husband, Luis Charles, Jr. and loving daughters, Araceli (Raul) Ramirez, Corina (Johnnie) Coleman, Cynthia Medellin, Katherine Charles and Julia J. Charles; 7 grandchildren, 7 great- grandchildren, and sisters, Dhalia (Robert) Garcia and Raquel (Julio) Flores and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Visitation will be held at Castle Ridge Mortuary on Sunday, July 7, 2019 from 11: 00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. with a rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. A funeral mass will be held on Monday, July 8, 2019 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Resurrection Cemetery at Cordi-Marian.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the American Heart Association, https://www2.heart.org/site/SPageServer?pagename=donatenow_heart&s_src=pmxsem19&msclkid=d5da2d5f8ff013de79d870441dd85711.