Beatriz was born at El Rancho del Venadito, near Los Indios, Texas, on August 29, 1915. She graduated from Villa Maria High School in Brownsville and completed one year at Texas Southmost College, where she met her future husband, Eleno Garza. She continued her college education at Texas A & I, in Kingsville and began her teaching career before she had completed her degree. She and Eleno married on September 24, 1936, and moved to Weslaco, where they eventually established the Garza Funeral Home. Beatriz later completed her bachelor's degree at Pan American College.
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