Mark Anthony Perez


Mark Anthony Perez, 18, of Cuero, passed away on Thursday, June 12, 2014 in Gonzales. 
He was born October 3, 1995, in Cuero, to Mario Perez and Amanda Ruiz Betancud. 
Mark was the senior class president of the Gonzales High School Class of 2014. He enjoyed being called “Mr. President” by his classmates and friends. He was the recipient of the Colby Glenn Brown Memorial School Fund Scholarship. Mark enjoyed playing football, baseball, basketball, and anything that kept him active. Mark loved music, movies, and spending time with his family.
Mark is survived by his parents; step-father, Andres Betancud of Yoakum; another father figure, Richard Garcia; sisters, Alexzandra Betancud of Yoakum, Angelina Betancud of Temple, and Maria Fernandez Perez of Mexico; brothers, Andres Betancud of Yoakum, Ryan Christopher Garcia of Oklahoma City, OK, and Joaquin Isidro Perez of Mexico; maternal aunts, Melissa Flores (Santos), Irene Perez (Angel), Alexis Ruiz, and Christian Mungia (Damian); maternal uncles, Marty Hernandez (Cindy), Bruce Hernandez (Rachael), Chris Hernandez (Carolyn), Hector Hernandez (Kelley), and Roy Campos; paternal aunts, Maria Fabiola Tovar, Valeriano Tovar, and Maria Perez; paternal uncles, Hector Perez (Lucia), Sebastian Perez (Alma), Fidel Perez (Delfina), and Jose Guadalupe Perez (Margarita); and paternal grandmother, Gabina Perez.
He was preceded in death by grandfathers, Juan Perez and Erineo Ruiz; uncles, Isidro Perez and Margarito Perez.
A memorial service will be held at New Life Church in Yoakum on Monday, June 16, 2014, at 6 p.m. with the Rev. Pete Guajardo Jr. officiating.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be to the Mark Anthony Perez Scholarship Fund that will be set up at a later date.
You may sign the guestbook or send condolences at
Freund Funeral Home, 361-275-2343.
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