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Juanita "Juana" Pena Barrera
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Birth: Jun. 24, 1886, Mexico
Death: Feb. 4, 1952
San Antonio
Bexar County
Texas, USA

Juana Pena Barrera, 68, died in a San Antonio hospital at 1:30 a.m. on February 4, 1952. She suffered with a mental condition in late life and was hospitalized in the San Antonio State Hospital. Family stories have it she was drowned in a commode by another patient.

(She was married to a Barrera and had a son, Ysabel "Pile" Barrera. After this union broke, she was with Librado Lopez - had a daughter, Ofilia Lopez (Rodriguez). Librado and Juanita separated while she was still pregnant).

She was preceded in death by her parents, Juan and Severiana Maldonado Pena, and a sister, Cruz P. Casas.

She is survived by one son, Ysabel "Pile" (Julia) Barrera, and one daughter, Mrs. Ofilia (Noe) Rodriguez.

She is also survived by five sisters, Severiana Pena, Manuela P. Cavazos (Jose), San Juana Casas (Noe), Lorenza Quinones, and Paula Garza (Refugio), and seven grandsons.

Funeral Services held Feb 6, 1952 at 1:30 p.m. at her sister, San Juana's residence, 718 14th Street. Church services held soon after at 2:30 p.m. at Sacred Heart Church. Burial followed in Holy Cross Cemetery, Corpus Christi, TX.

Funeral arrangement with Juan Gonzalez Funeral Home.

[Immigrated to the USA from Mexico in 1904 at the age of 20 with parents, Juan and Severiana Pena and sisters, Severiana (18), Manuela (17), San Juana (15), Cruz (14), Peubla (13), and Lorenza (12)].

{1920 Nueces County Census has Juanita, Ysabel (son), and Ofilia (dtr) living on Agnes Street - ages, 42, 15, and 8}

Family links: 
  Juan Pena (1877 - 1950)
  Severiana Maldonado Pena (1878 - 1945)
  Ysabel Pena Barrera (1915 - 1984)*
  Ofilia Rodriguez (1921 - 1997)*
  Lorenza Pena (1886 - 1997)*
  Juanita Pena Barrera (1886 - 1952)
  Severiana Pena (1889 - 1962)*
  Manuela Pena Cavazos (1891 - 1959)*
  San Juana Pena Casas (1897 - 1985)*
  Cruz Pena Casas (1900 - 1930)*
  Lorenza Pena Quinones (1907 - 1997)*
*Calculated relationship
Holy Cross Cemetery
Corpus Christi
Nueces County
Texas, USA
Created by: Sandra Cavazos Hernandez
Record added: Mar 13, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18383837
Juanita Juana <i>Pena</i> Barrera
Added by: Sandra Cavazos Hernandez
Juanita Juana <i>Pena</i> Barrera
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Added by: Sandra Cavazos Hernandez
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 Added: Jun. 9, 2007

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