Maria A. Escamilla

Maria A. Escamilla, age 87, entered into eternal life July 7, 2020 at Medical City of McKinney. Maria was born July 14, 1932 in San Juan, TX, to Dionicio and Guadalupe Perez Alvarado. She married the love of her life Ricardo Escamilla, Jr. Feb. 16, 1949 in San Juan, Texas. They were married for 65 years until his passing in July 18, 2014.

Maria had simple hobbies, she loved going to the casino, cooking for family and friends, taking walks and she also loved her (Bud Light), but most of all she, loved her family. Maria will be missed by so many people but never forgotten.

Maria leaves behind to cherish her memory 15 children, Maria Elena Reyes, Margarita Torres, Ralph Escamilla, Joe Escamilla, Tony Escamilla, Roy Escamilla, Hector Escamilla, Sally Torres, Rachel Rivera, Rebecca Escamilla, Tommy Escamilla, Gilbert Escamilla, Rosie Mercer, Nelda Escamilla and Johnny Escamilla; 54 grandchildren; 102 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband and three children Lupe Escamilla, Vickie Escamilla and Ricardo Escamilla III.

Services for Maria was held July 13, 2020 at Scoggins Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mark Fletcher, officiating. Burial followed at the Van Alstyne Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Johnny Escamilla, James Mercer, Tony Escamilla, Jr., Ralph Escamilla, Jr., Manuel Amaya, Jr., Hector Escamilla, Jr., Mateo Villareal and Marcus Jon Escamilla.

A come-and-go visitation was held July 12, 2020 at the funeral home. The family requested for the funeral services to be recorded and posted the following day on Maria’s obituary wall for family and friends to view.

Services were under the direction of Scoggins Funeral Home & Crematory, 637 W. Van Alstyne Pkwy., Van Alstyne. You may sign the online register book at

Posted online on July 13, 2020