Beverly Jane Peoples Anzaldua, 57 was called home Friday night, October 7, 2016 after an extremely difficult struggle with diabetes and its many undefeatable phases since childhood. She suffered many heart attacks, due to complications with collapsed veins that led to her death.
She was born February 26, 1959 in San Antonio, Texas to Iona Peoples and the late Bishop JT Peoples. She lived in Pleasanton for most of her colorful life. She was a creative writer who was published in a magazine, and she authored some beautiful poetry. She worked as a manager in the Shamrock station here in Pleasanton during the 70s and 80s. She had several jobs, but finally had to be home due to her disabling condition that never really kept her down.
She is preceded in death by her father, Bishop JT Peoples just six months ago, and in 1987 her youngest sister, Connie Marie Peoples, both of Pleasanton.
She is survived by her husband, Mario Anzaldua and son, Joshua Peoples both of Pleasanton; two step sons, Adam and Joshua Anzaldua; step-daughter, Angela Negron and one grandson, Ryan Negron all from San Antonio; her mother, Iona Peoples; sister, Charlene Fowler and husband Gary from Pleasanton; brother, Bishop David Peoples and his wife Elizabeth from Floresville, Texas; her sister, Debbra Freeman and husband David from Old River Winfree, Texas; her brother, Nathan Peoples and wife Suzie from Santa Fe. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews and several great-nieces and nephews. She will be greatly missed and loved by all who knew her.
Visitation will be held at Hurley Funeral Home in Pleasanton on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 from 2 – 8 p.m. Funeral service will also be at Hurley Funeral Home on Thursday, October 13 at 11 a.m. Interment will follow at Sabinal Cemetery at 2 p.m.