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Paula Pena

July 23, 1943 — May 27, 2020

Paula O. Pena passed away on May 27, 2020 in Odessa, Texas. She was born in Fort Stockton to George and Lazara Ontiveroz on August 6, 1943. Paula enjoyed sewing, baking, and spending time with her family.

Paula is preceded in death by her daughter Delma Garza and grandson Joshua Rodriguez.

She is survived by her husband Emilio E. Pena, sons Daniel Pena of Selma Texas, Roberto Pena of Midlothian, Texas, and daughter Roxanne Pena Jaquez of Monahans, Texas, 11 grandchildren, 6 step grandchildren, and 16 great grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Daniel Pena, Robert Pena, Patrick Pena, Daniel Pena II, Josiah Ochoa, and Jarrod Fowler.

Rosary service will be Friday May 29, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. at Harkey Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Mass will be held at St. John Evangelist Catholic Church on Saturday May 30, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. Per St. John’s, a mask is required to allow entry into the church and social distancing is to be practiced. Burial will follow at Monahans Memorial Cemetery.

Service are under the direction of Harkey Funeral Home.  Online condolences may be made to our website at

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Funeral Mass

Saturday, May 30, 2020

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

St. John Evangelist Catholic Church

500 S Ike Ave, Monahans, TX 79756

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