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Francis Llanes

August 20, 1938 — October 8, 2020

Frances Llanes was born on August 20, 1938 to Francisco Salazar and Candida Aleman Salazar in Brownsville, Texas. She met her Heavenly Father on October 8, 2020. She was preceded in death by her father, Francisco Salazar, her mother, Candida Salazar, her sisters, Sara Cantu and Ramona Llanes, her brothers, Manual Salazar, Lupe Salazar, Pete Salazar, Paul Salazar and Johnny Salazar, her daughter, Bernie Gonzales.

Frances married the love of her life Valerio Nuñez Llanes on September 19, 1954 and he preceded her in death on September 26, 2012. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law Valerio and Tracy Llanes; daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Michael Carter; son and daughter-in-law Joe and Ashley Llanes, son-in-law Johnny Gonzales. Her grandchildren; John David and Kerri Gonzales, Bobby and Karen Gonzales, Joni and Jason Browning, Matthew and Haley Carter, Thomas and Kaci Carter. Her great grandchildren; Fayth Gonzales, John Gonzales Jr., Carlos Gonzales, Scarlett Gonzales, Hunter Gonzales and Cason Carter. She is also survived by her sister Lupita and her husband Ray Cordero and her brothers; Pablo Salazar, Steve and Paula Salazar, Henry and Esther Salazar, and numerous nephews, nieces and god children.

Visitation will begin at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, October 14 at Wharton Funeral Home with a Rosary recited at 1:30 p.m.  A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 2:00 pm with Fr. Antonio Perez officiating. A Rite of Burial and committal will follow at Evergreen Memorial Park, Wharton.

Services are under the direction of Wharton Funeral Home. Condolences may be left at


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