Eva was born on April 7, 1932, the daughter of Rodolfo and Martina Olmeda Garza. On September 16, 1951 she married Majin Villanueva, Jr. in Kenedy. Eva worked as a healthcare provider for many years 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, Jr.; daughters, Martina (Ruben) Garcia of Kenedy, Mary Jane (David) Lerma of San Antonio, Mary Christi (Alex) Martinez of Floresville; her sons, Majin Villanueva III ofKenedy, Mario (Yolanda) Villanueva of San Antonio, John David (Elizabeth) Villanueva of San Antonio, Edward (Brenda) Villanueva of Kenedy, Adam Joseph (Michelle) Villanueva, of Kenedy; her sisters, Sylvia Guerrero of Houston and Belia Pena of Sundown; her brothers, Adan Garza and Rudy Garza, both of Levelland. She is also survived by 15 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren which she dearly loved very much. Eva was preceded in death by her parents Rodolfo and Martina Garza, sister, Armandina Rodriguez and brothers, Oscar and Jesse Garza.
Visitation was held at 5:00 PM, Sunday, May 26, 2013 at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church. Funeral mass was celebrated at 2:00 PM, Monday, May 27, 2013 with Rev. Paschal Bergin officiating. Interment followed at the Kenedy Cemetery. Serving as pall bearers were her five sons, Majin III, Mario, John David, Edward and Adam Joseph and grandsons Alex Martinez, Jr., David Lerma, Jr. and Edward Lee Villanueva.