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Juanita Acosta

February 8, 1924 — October 10, 2022

Marfa, Texas

Juanita Morales Acosta, of Marfa,Texas, went to meet her Savior, our Lord Jesus Christ, on October 10, 2022 in Grand Prairie, Texas.

Juanita was born in Fort Davis, Texas, to Rafael and Maria Onate Morales on February 8, 1924. Juanita married Joe Campos Acosta on February 20,1944 in Marfa, Texas. She worked as a waitress at the Paisano Hotel and various other restaurants in Marfa for many years. After the passing of her husband, she lived her final years in Grand Prairie, Texas with her daughter Gloria.

Rosary will be held at 10:00am on Saturday, October 22, 2022, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Marfa, followed with funeral mass by Father Victorino Laresca and burial at Catholic Cemetery in Marfa.

Juanita is preceded in death by her husband, her parents, a sister Zenaida Morales and three brothers, Ricardo Morales, Miguel Morales and Manuel O. Morales.

Juanita is survived by a daughter, Gloria Acosta of Grand Prairie, Texas and three sons Joe (Lorina) Acosta, Jr. of Grand Prairie, Texas, Oscar (Lourdes) Acosta of El Paso, Texas and Jaime (Todd) Acosta of Palm Springs, CA. Numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Martin Chavez, Abelardo Chavez, Sr., Danny Acosta, Joel Acosta, Ruben Garcia and Conrad Berther.

Online condolences may be left at www.alpinememorialfuneralhome.com

Services have been entrusted to Alpine Memorial Funeral Home in Alpine, Texas.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Open Viewing

Saturday, October 22, 2022

9:00 - 10:00 am (Central time)

St. Mary's Catholic Church

211 W San Antonio St, Marfa, TX 79843

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Praying of the Most Holy Rosary

Saturday, October 22, 2022

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

St. Mary's Catholic Church

211 W San Antonio St, Marfa, TX 79843

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Mass of Christian Burial

Saturday, October 22, 2022

Starts at 10:30 pm (Central time)

St. Mary's Catholic Church

211 W San Antonio St, Marfa, TX 79843

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