Josefina Villarreal Bernal, 91, of Waxahachie passed away Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010, at her daughter’s home. She was born July 20, 1918, in Frost, Texas, to Jesus and Beatriz (Villasenor) Villarreal. She married Monico Bernal on May 13, 1939 in Corsicana, Texas.

Survivors include two sons, Pedro “Pete” Bernal and his wife, Lucelva, of San Antonio and Enrique “Henry” Bernal and his wife, Estella V., of Waxahachie; four daughters, Beatrice Vasquez, Martha Solis and her husband, George, Elvira Moya and her husband, Danny, all of Waxahachie, and Mary Santos and her husband, Freddy, of Ennis; 22 grandchildren, 39 great-grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren; a brother and four  sisters.

Josefina was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 56 years, Monico; son, Ygnasio Bernal; five brothers and a sister.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19, 2010, in the chapel of the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, 2010, at the chapel of the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home. Interment will follow at the Lakeview Cemetery.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home in Waxahachie.

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