Lucresia Granados of Lake Wales passed away Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at the Lake Wales Medical Center.
She was born May 10, 1940 in Mexico to the late Pasiano Gomez Barrueta and Angela Benitez Valverde; she came to Lake Wales 15 years ago from Mexico. She was a homemaker and member of the Holy Spirit Catholic Church. She liked to design dresses, farming and growing flowers.
Lucresia was preceded in death by her parents and a daughter, Josefina Granados. Survivors include her children, Alejandro Granados of Belle Glade, Celia Granados of California, Maria del Carmen Granados of Houston, TX, Jose Luis Granados of Lake Wales, Maria Elena Granados of Arcelia Guerrero, Mexico, Jesus Granados of Belle Glade, Paciano Granados of Lake Wales, Fabian Granados of Lake Wales, Paulino Granados of Lake Wales, Andres Granados of Pahokee and Adelina Granados of Lake Wales; sisters, Catalina Gomez Benitez, Margarita Gomez Benitez, Paula Gomez Benitez and Adelina Gomez Benitez; brothers, Andres Gomez Benitez, Jesus Gomez Benitez and Jose Gomez Benitez; 40 grandchildren and 50 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 until 6:00 p.m. Sunday, January 3, 2016 at the Marion Nelson Funeral Home in Lake Wales. Funeral mass will be held 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, January 5, 2016 at the Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Lake Wales. Interment will follow at the Lake Wales Cemetery