Carmen Hernandez Cantu, 70, passed away Sept. 4, 2011.

She was born June 8, 1941 in San Benito to Francisco and Trinidad Mata Hernandez. She was a homemaker and had lived in Petronila for 20 years before spending the last 25 years of her life in Corpus Christi.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Guadalupe B. Cantu; and grandparents, Cirilo and Victoria Dominguez, and Francisco and Maria Hernandez.

Cantu is survived by her children, Juan Cantu, Mary Ann (Jose Godinez) Cantu Villarreal and Rogelio B. Mungia, all from Corpus Christi; siblings, Clemente Hernandez, Francisco Hernandez, Frances Mendoza and Olga Salazar, all of San Benito; grandchildren, Carolyn Victoria Cantu, John Tomas Cantu and Victoria Ann Cantu, all of Corpus Christi; and numerous other relatives and friends.

The Funeral service was held on Friday, Sept. 9, 2011 at Ramon Funeral Home Chapel. Interment followed at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Ramon Funeral Home Inc.