San Juana Aide Lira passed away in Mexia on August 20, 2020 at the age of 52. She was born November 2, 1967 in Venecia, Tamaulipas, Mexico to Arturo H. and Maria Elena Cantu Chavez. San Juana married Gerardo Lira on August 7, 1993 in Sullivan City, Texas and they were blessed with one daughter, Yesenia. After moving to Mexia, she became an employee of the Mexia ISD. San Juana has been a teacher’s aide at Mexia High School for almost 20 years.
San Juana was a very loving, caring person to everyone. Although she had only one child of her own, throughout her many years at Mexia High School, she developed a special relationship with many others. San Juana’s family was her pride and joy, she loved them with all her heart. She was a loving and devoted wife to her husband, Gerardo and in addition to her deep love for Yesenia, she was the light of her life.
San Juana enjoyed a variety of things; she like to crochet, draw, sew, read fanfiction, watch dramas and loved going to McDonalds. She also had a great memory, she remembered everyone’s birthdays and anniversaries. San Juana will be greatly missed by everyone who knew and loved her.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Arturo and Maria Elena Chavez.
She is survived by her loving husband, Gerardo Lira of Mexia; daughter, Yesenia of Mexia; siblings, Manuel Angel Chavez, Josefina Banda, Hugo Chavez, Arturo Chavez, Jr., Omar Chavez, Maria Teresa Flores, Adriana Sifuentes and Alejandro Chavez; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Services are pending.