Ascencion "Johnie" Morua, 95, of Goldthwaite passed away on May 25, 2020.


Johnie was born on May 21, 1925, in Melvin, Texas, to Alberto and Francisca Castillo. She married Julio Morua on Christmas Eve 1953 in Lampasas, Texas. Johnie was a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church.


Johnie was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Julio; her son, Felix; her parents, Alberto and Francisca; as well as brothers, Jose and Santo; and sisters, Trinidad, Meletona, Francisca, Ventura and Martha.


Johnie is survived by her daughter, Azucena Tovar and husband, Martin; her son, Julio Morua Jr. and his wife, Janie; as well as nine grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.


A graveside service was held Thursday, May 28, at Goldthwaite Memorial Cemetery. Father Javier Toscano presided.