Ermelinda Castillo, 71 of Brady, died on Friday, November 29, 2019 in Brady.  She was born February 9, 1948 in Robstown, Texas to parents Jose Antonio Ramirez and Jenoveva (Moncivaiz) Ramirez.  She married Jose Castillo on February 16, 1973 in San Benito, Texas.  She was affiliated with Immanuel Baptist Church in Brady.  She was a greeter at Wal-Mart for over 13 years.

The family will receive friends at Leatherwood Memorial Chapels in Brady Monday evening, December 2, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

Funeral service will be at 1:00 pm Tuesday, December 3, at Leatherwood Memorial Chapels in Brady.  Reverend Angel Ledezma will officiating.  Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery in Brady.


Husband – Jose Castillo of Brady

Son – Robert “Bobby” Castillo of Dallas

Sisters – Oralia “Ole” Gamez of Annaville, Texas and Esther Soria of Alvina, Texas.

Grandchildren Jeremy Allen Castillo, Alexis Desiree Castillo, Andrew Dylan Castillo and Anthony Jacob Castillo;

Great-granddaughter Alaina Skye Freeman and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, son Jose Antonio “Joey” Castillo, brothers Manuel Ramirez and Leonel Ramirez and sisters Aurora Garcia and Ramona Gonzalez.

Memorial contributions in memory of Ermalinda Ramirez Castillo may be made to the American Heart Association, McCulloch County Division, 507 West 13th Street, Brady, Texas 76825 or