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Petra Garcia Garza of McKinney, Texas passed away on January 1, 2021 at the age of 82. She was born on May 16, 1938 to Conrado and Rosalinda (Garcia) Herrera in Vinateria Ranch, Texas. Petra married Inocencio Garza on November 4, 1957 in Vernon, Texas. They moved following Inocencio's work finally settling in North Texas. She devoted her life to raising her children. Her favorite thing to do was go shopping.

Petra is survived by her children, John I Garza and wife Martha, Maria V. Garcia and husband, John, Aravelia Garza and husband, Lionel, Tommy Garza and wife Sandy, Felix Garza and wife Robin, Daniel Garza, Abelardo Garza and wife, Ruby; 21 grandchildren, 51 great grandchildren, 2 great- great grandchildren; sibling, Armando Herrera, Maria Herrera, Margarita Garcia, Angelita Benavidez, Conrado Herrera, Jose Garcia, Dominga Garcia, Estella Bueno, Candy Garcia, half-sister, Isabella Herrera; significant other Eziquiel Hernandez; and numerous other loving family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Inocencio Garza; parents; siblings, Ernestina Garcia, Conrdita Herrera, Mannel Herrera, Felix Herrera, and David Herrera; and half - sister, Juanita Herrera.

A “come and go” visitation was held on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home.

A funeral service was held Wednesday, January 6, 2020, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home Chapel, 2525 Central Expressway North, Allen, Texas. The service was also live streamed at on Petra's obituary page by clicking on the following link: After the service, the recorded live stream will be available for viewing at the same link location. Interment followed at Chambersville Cemetery in McKinney, Texas. To convey condolences or sign an online registry, visit

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Published in Star Local Media from Jan. 8 to Jan. 14, 2021.
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January 12, 2021
My mom Margarita and Tia Petra enjoyed each other’s company I’m guessing they loved going shopping together too Tia Petra’s love for all her children and their families is there for all to see through the many birthdays and celebrations with her loving family We will miss you beautiful Tia Petra
Victoria De Los Santos
January 10, 2021
She was very kind to me I am happy to have known her.
Billy mcclure
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