Eva G. Villanueva

Eva G. Villanueva, a lifelong resident of Kenedy, Texas, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family, Friday, May 24, 2013, in her residence in Kenedy at the age of 81.

Eva was born, April 7, 1932, the daughter of Rodolfo and Martina Garza. On September 16, 1951, Eva married Majin Villanueva in Kenedy, Texas. Eva worked as a care provider for many years at Green’s Rest Home in Kenedy, Texas and was a member of Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Kenedy.

Eva is survived by her beloved husband of 61 years, Majin Villanueva; her daughters, Martina Garcia and husband Ruben of Kenedy, Mary Jane Lerma and husband David of Kenedy and Mary Christi Martinez and husband Alex of Floresville; her sons, Majin Villanueva, III of Kenedy, Mario Villanueva and wife Yolanda of San Antonio, John David Villanueva and wife Elizabeth of San Antonio, Edward Villanueva and wife Brenda of Kenedy and Adam Joseph Villanueva and wife Michelle also of Kenedy; her sisters, Sylvia Guerro of Houston and Belia Pena of Sundown; her two brothers, Adan Garza and Rudy Garza both of Levelland. Mrs. Villanueva is also survived by her 15 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren- whom she all loved very much. Eva is preceded in death by her parents, Rodolfo and Martina Garza.

Visiation will begin at 5:00 P.M., Sunday, May 26, 2013, at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Kenedy with a rosary to be recited at 7:00 P.M., Sunday in the church. Funeral mass will be celebrated at 2:00 P.M., Monday, May 27, 2013 at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church officiated by Rev. Paschal Bergin. Interment will follow in the Kenedy Cemetery.