Natalia Correa Mata

December 1, 1933 - October 10, 2022

Natalia Correa Mata, 88, of Beaumont, died October 10, 2022, at Focused Care at Summer Place Nursing and Rehabilitation, Beaumont. She was born on December 1, 1933, to Jovita and Pedro Correa, in Big Spring.

She loved her grandkids and great-grandkids more than anything. Natalia was always asking about them and loved to spend time with them. She absolutely loved to cook for friends and her family. Natalia made the best homemade tortillas and tamales you could ever have and loved to teach anyone how to make them that wanted to learn.

She worked 35 years and retired from a nursing home in Dallas.

No matter where you were going or what friends you were leaving with, she always made sure to bless you all before leaving. That was her thing. Always got your blessing before leaving.

Survivors include her children, Anna Marie Brown of Colorado; Albert Jara and his wife, Dana, of Beaumont; Jan Layer and her husband, John, of Michigan; and Ray Mata and his wife, Maria, of Dallas; and grandchildren, Albert Mata and his wife, Jennifer; Rhonda Hatcher; Jennie Reid; Stephanie Travis and her husband, Matt; Amanda Enderle and her husband, Cory; Liza Hernandez and her husband, Adam; Lydia Flores; and Vivian Mata. She had and loved 12 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband; and son, Apolinar Mata, Jr.

A Rosary for Mrs. Mata will be recited at 10:00 a.m., with a gathering of her family and friends to follow until 12:00 p.m., Saturday, October 22, 2022, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. Her cremation arrangements were handled through Broussard’s Crematorium.



Broussard’s Mortuary Major Dr.
  • 1605, North Major Drive, Beaumont, Texas, 77713,
  • October 22, 2022
  • 10:00 am

Gathering of Family and Friends

Broussard’s Mortuary Major Dr.
  • 1605, North Major Drive, Beaumont, Texas, 77713,
  • October 22, 2022
  • 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Broussard’s Crematorium
  • 5150, Stivers Dr, Beaumont, TX, 77705,

Comments (2)

    Albert Mata says:

    My dearest Grandma so pretty and kind. I miss you and will always love you. Our guardian angel in Heaven! Until we see you again …
    Love you!
    Lil Albert

    Jim and Lisa Enderle says:

    Love and prayers to you all. She was a very special lady and our family is blessed to have known her. She often expressed her love for us and we gladly accepted her many blessings. May she Rest In Peace. We pray for comfort for her family, we know you miss her dearly.

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