Macrina was born January 9, 1930, in Kenedy, 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 by faith.
Survivors include her daughter, Helen Garcia of Karnes City; her sons, Oscar Garcia of Karnes City, Arturo Garcia, Sr., and wife Yolanda of Seguin and Albert Garcia of Karnes City; her numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; her sisters, Josie Hernandez and Criselda Hinojosa; and her brother, Elias Villanueva.
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.
Visitation was held in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel, Kenedy, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012 and a Rosary was recited, Thursday at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m., Friday, Sept. 21, 2012 at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Kenedy with Rev. Norbert Herman, officiating. Interment followed in the Loma Alta Cemetery, Kenedy.
Pallbearers were Taylor Garcia, Adrian Garcia, Oscar Morin, Jr., Arturo Olvera, Jr., Travis Garcia and Arturo Garcia, Jr.