Macrina Villanueva Garcia

Macrina Villanueva Garcia, a resident of Karnes City, Texas, passed away, Wednesday, September 19, 2012, at 3:04 A.M., in the Karnes City Health and Rehab at the age of 82 years, 8 months and 10 days.

Macrina was born January 9, 1930, in Kenedy, Texas the daughter of Florentino Villanueva and Juventina Flores Villanueva. Macrina married Alfredo P. Garcia, Sr., on July 22, 1947. Macrina was a homemaker and of the Catholic faith.

Macrina is preceded in death by her parents; her husband; her son, Alfredo Garcia, Jr.; her sister, Lupe Arenas; and her brothers, Manuel Villanueva, Sr. and Robert Villanueva. Ms. Garcia is survived by her daughter, Helen Garcia of Karnes City, Texas; her sons, Oscar Garcia of Karnes City, Texas, Arturo Garcia, Sr., and wife Yolanda of Seguin, Texas and Albert Garcia of Karnes City, Texas; her numerous beloved grandchildren and precious great-grandchildren; her sisters, Josie Hernandez of Kenedy, Texas and Criselda Hinojosa of Kenedy, Texas; and her brother, Elias Villanueva of San Antonio, Texas.

Visitation was held in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel, Kenedy, Texas; Thursday, September 20, 2012 and a rosary was recited, Thursday at 7:00 P.M. Funeral mass was celebrated at 10:00 A.M., Friday, September 21, 2012 at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Kenedy, Texas, with Rev. Norbert Herman, officiating. Interment followed in the Loma Alta Cemetery, Kenedy, Texas. Serving as pallbearers were Taylor Garcia, Adrian Garcia, Oscar Morin, Jr., Arturo Olvera, Jr., Travis Garcia and Arturo Garcia, Jr.