LAFERIA, TX.-Marciana Perez Aranda, 77, born July 12, 1933 to Ramon and Leonor Perez in San Juan de los Lagos, Jalisco entered into eternal rest, Thursday, July 7, 2011 after a long battle with health issues.
She was a dedicated and loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend. Her love and genuine concern for her family's happiness and wellbeing were evident in every kind act she performed. She had a true passion for Vicente Fernandez and mariachi music. It was always a joy to see her green eyes light up and smile with delight as the corridos played. To see her dance with her family members was an affirmation of her sincere contentment.
Marciana is preceded in death by her parents and her son Jaime Aranda and Ildelfonso Aranda (father to her children).
She is survived by her husband, Magdaleno Segura; children, San Juana Barroso, Maria (Frank) Noyola, Alfonso (Brenda) Aranda, Jorge (Alicia) Aranda, Olga Aranda, Rosa Elizondo, Luis (Dana) Aranda, Juan (Elvia) Aranda, and Arturo (Lisa) Aranda. Also surviving are her grandchildren, Cynthia Barroso, Patricia Noyola, Joe Frank (Marta) Noyola, Ildefonso (LeeAnn) Aranda, Jovita (Casey) Callinsky, Crystal Aranda, Erica Aranda, Jennifer Aranda, Amanda Aranda, Marissa Aranda, Jorge Aranda, Daniel Aranda, Diane Aranda, Luis Aranda, Richard Aranda, Robert Aranda, Joseph (Gina) Elizondo, and Joshua Elizondo. Marciana was also blessed with several great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 12th from 1-9pm at Funeraria Del Angel 2906 S. Expressway 77/83 in Harlingen. The holy rosary will take place at 7:00 that evening as well. The funeral mass will be held at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in La Feria on Wednesday July 13th at 9:00am with interment to follow at Restlawn Memorial Park.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Funeraria del Angel 2906 S. Expressway 77/83 Harlingen, Texas 78550 956 428-9004.
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Published in Valley Morning Star on July 12, 2011