Anita L. Hinojosa

Anita L. Hinojosa, Age 96 of Kenedy, TX passed away February 16, 2023 in San Antonio, TX.  Anita was born on July 17, 1926 in San Antonio to the late Santiago and Emilia Ortiz Lira.  She married Reynaldo Benitez Hinojosa on 1952 and worked for Karnes County Step Program, the Cotton Compress in Kenedy babysat many of children in the community of Kenedy including her own grandchildren, was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother and a devout member of Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church.

She is preceded in death her husband, Reynaldo Benitez Hinojosa; her parents, Santiago and Emilia Ortiz Lira; a daughter, Shirley Hinojosa; a grandson, Ray Dean Hinojosa 6 sisters and 1 brother.

She is survived by her sons, Eddie Hinojosa and Ray Hinojosa of Kenedy; 10 grandchildren and 20 great-great-grandchildren and many dear family and friends.

Family Visitation will be held Tuesday, February 21, 2023 from 9:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel.  A Holy Rosary will be recited at 11:30 P.M. with Funeral Mass to follow at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church with the Rev. Robert Ploch officiating.  Interment will follow in the Sacred Heart Cemetery in Kenedy, TX.

Serving as Pallbearers will be her grandson and nephews.