Wednesday, 21 May 2014 14:02
She attended Roosevelt Elementary and Mission High School. Eugenia started working as a teenage retail clerk for the late Ernesto and Evita Moreno, whose grocery store was located on Fourth and Francisco Streets. She went on to work for the H.E.B food stores in Mission and McAllen for a total of 37 years, and won countless awards for her customer service. Eugenia loved interacting with her co-workers and incalculable customers throughout her 50-plus year career and truly missed them once she retired.
Eugenia was the proud daughter of one of the early pioneer families of Mission. Her father, Melchor, was a native Texan who had the distinction of owning the first barbershop business in the community.