She was a member of Shrine of the True Cross Catholic Church. Manuela was a Dallas Cowboy fan and loved collecting Longaberger baskets.
She is survived by her husband, Jesse S. Perez; son, Mike Navarro and wife Denise; sister, Effie Rodriguez, and husband Blas; sisters-in-law, Minnie Garza, Carmen Silva, and Ramona Aleman; grandchildren, Michael and Erica Navarro; great-grandchildren, Alaya and Christelle Andres, and Michael Navarro, Jr.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. with a rosary beginning at 7 p.m. Monday, May 19, 2014 at Crowder Funeral Home in Dickinson, Texas.
Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at Shrine of the True Cross Catholic Church in Dickinson with entombment following at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Dickinson.