December 11, 1948 – September 4, 2021
Ninfa Peña Uresti, 72, was born on December 11, 1948, in Mercedes, Texas raised by Federico Uresti Munoz and Elba Hinojosa Salinas and was called home to be with her Lord and Savior on September 4, 2021, at MD Anderson Hospital. Ninfa loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. She was a woman whom God was pleased to use as a vessel of honor. Through Ninfa, many knew Jesus Christ as their only savior. She gave her life to Christ at the Rose of Sharon in the 1970s. She proudly served as a Bible Institute and Sunday school teacher. Ninfa was humble, yet passionate, to be a Pastor and bearer of the gospel. She was a true prayer warrior and a poet inspired by God. Ninfa also demonstrated to each of her children and grandchildren to know Jesus Christ through a personal relationship. She also nurtured her children and grandchildren through her cooking, especially during the holidays - tamales, mole, enchiladas, arroz con leche, gorditas would be plentiful for everyone. Ninfa was preceded in death by her parents. She leaves behind to cherish her memories her loving husband of 50 years of marriage, Teofilo Peña; her sons, George Peña & wife Nora, Alejandro Peña & wife Fabiola, Ricardo Peña & wife Anna Rosa, her daughter Elizabeth Moreno & husband Felipe; her "hermanito", Heron Uresti Hinojosa & family; her grandchildren Michael, Jessica, Matthew, Jennifer, Johnathan, Anthony, Edgar, Elian, Eliud, Ethan, Juliana, & little Rick; Also, Manuela "Mimi" Herrera & husband Barnardo with their children, who Ninfa considered a daughter. Numerous other relatives and friends. Ninfa will be dearly missed by all those that were touched by her love and joyous spirit. Visitation and service will take place on Thursday, September 16 from 10 am to Noon. Rite of Committal will follow at 2 pm Southpark Cemetery Pearland, Texas.
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