Miss Aurora Krystal Garcia was married to Luis A. Mendez on Dec. 17 at El Mesias United Methodist Church in Mission. The bride's parents are Joel Angel Garcia and Aurora Judy Fernandez of Mission. The groom is the son of Sergio and Maria Mendez of Palmview. The bride graduated from Veterans Memorial High School in 2004 and received her Bachelors degree in general studies from University of Texas-Pan American in 2010. She is the granddaughter of Carlos and Aurora Austin and Moises and Maria Garcia of Mission. The groom graduated from La Joya High School in 2002 and received his Bachelors in mathematics from the University of Texas-Pan American in 2009. He is employed at La Joya ISD.