She was united in holy matrimony to Jose G. Barrera at Our Lady of Victory Church in November of 1948. Exhibiting love for her community she worked effectively as a certified nursing assistant for 20 years. Upon her death she was a parishioner at Saint Joseph Catholic Church and was also a member of the Guadalupanas at Saint James Catholic Church.
She is preceded in death by her husband; parents; brother, Porfidio Garza; and four sisters, Reyes Perez, Jacinta Rodriguez, Mary Hernandez, and Vicenta Balderas.
Survivors include one daughter, A. Cindy (Richard) Gomez of San Antonio; three sons, J.C. (Eudelia) Barrera of Beeville, Jerry L. (Carol) Barrera of Wylie, and James J. (Darlene D.) Barrera of Las Vegas, NV; 10 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held on Sunday, August 24th, at Trevino Funeral Home from 2:00 PM – 9:00 PM with a Rosary at 7:00 PM. Mass was celebrated on Monday, August 25th, at Saint Joseph Catholic Church at 10:00 AM with Father Richard Gonzales, officiating. Interment followed at Beeville Memorial Park.
Pallbearers were: Kristofer Barrera, Mykael Kindla, Ezra Verdin, Jonathan Elliott, Hector Perez, and Paul Aleman.