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Emma Zamarripa Ponder

March 10, 1957 — July 22, 2020

Brownsville, Texas

Emma Zamarripa Ponder

BROWNSVILLE, TX. – Emma Zamarripa Ponder, 63 years old, was born in Valle Hermoso, Tamaulipas, Mexico to Enrique Zamarripa and Guadalupe Medina, both whom preceded her in death. She lived most of her adulthood life in Brownsville, Texas where she entered into the glory of her eternal life on Wednesday, July 22, 2020.

She is survived by her loving husband of 35 years, Cameron R. Ponder; her five children: Enrique Zamarripa (Izaura; 3 grandkids), Carlos Zamarripa (Melissa; 4 grandkids), Paola Villarreal (James; 3 grandkids), Lupita Weidenburner (Aaron; 2 grandkids), and Mariana Frye (Matthew; 4 grandkids).

Emma was the pillar of her family, always available to them and to anyone that needed help. She loved her family, fashion, Coco her dog, but most of all, she was a woman of faith and loved The Lord.  She will be remembered as an exemplary woman by those who were fortunate enough to have known her.

No services will be held at this time.

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Personalized funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Darling-Mouser Funeral Home at 945 Palm Boulevard in Brownsville, Texas 78520, (956) 546-7111.

“Todo lo puedo en Cristo que me fortalece” – Filipenses 4:13

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