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Margarita Moreno Cantu

May 25, 1946 - November 22, 2017

Margarita Moreno Cantu, age 71, of Princeton, Texas, passed away on November 22, 2017.  She was born on May 25, 1946, to Pablo and Maria (Trevino) Moreno in Mathis, Texas.  Margarita was a devoted mother, grandmother and a devout Christian.  She was a friend to all that knew her, with a kind, caring and loving heart.  Margarita loved to dance to Country and Western and Tejano music.  She was a member of First United Methodist Church of McKinney, Texas.

She is survived by her son, Mauricio Cantu and wife Annette of McKinney, Texas; grandchildren, Marcus Abel Cantu, Jr. and Schelbi Cheyenne Margarita Cantu both of Oklahoma, Ella Grace Cantu, Abigail Hope McAdams and Gabriel Ian McAdams all of McKinney, Texas; great-grandson, Merrick Ansen Cantu of Oklahoma; daughter-in-law, Lorie Cantu Craighead of Oklahoma; brother, Juan Manuel Moreno of Lubbock, Texas; sisters, Santos Puentes, Martina Garza, Susana Soto all of Lubbock, Texas and Maria Gonzales of Rockwall, Texas; many other loving relatives and friends.

Margarita is preceded in death by her son, Marcus Abel Cantu; parents, Pablo and Maria Moreno; brothers, Pablo and Clemente Moreno; sister, Lola Martinez.

The family will receive friends during a visitation being held from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Monday, November 27, 2017 at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home, 2525 Central Expressway N., Allen, Texas 75013.

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Hi Mac & Family. So sorry to learn about your mom's passing from you. What a dear, sweet lady! But to know she's with Jesus right inspiring. Thank you Jesus for Margaret's life...and for her place in eternity! Amen. Dick Whitlock & Family, January 2, 2018 Mac, so sorry for your loss. I know how it feels to lose your Mother. Mine has been gone 10 years & I still see things & think, 'Oh, Mother would love that'....there's a place in our hearts only mothers can fill. Your family is in our prayers! Naomi Fudge, November 29, 2017 Mauricio, My very deepest condolences to you and your family. I have very fond memories of your sweet momma!!! Always caring and smiling!! Carry on her legacy! May God’s blessings be with you always! Love, Janie Rosales Jackson Janie Rosales Jackson, November 28, 2017 I thank God for the life of Margaret Cantu. She was so very supportive, encouraging, loving even in the midst of trail and pain. She will be deeply missed by many and her smile will not be forgotten. May God surround her family and friends with the peace that passes all understanding, knowing that she is now in the loving arms of Christ. Rev. Don Moore, November 27, 2017 Margaret had such a heart for God. Even through pain, she had a steadfast confidence in the Lord and that Jesus was always with her. She will be missed, but she is now dancing in heaven! Rev. Doug Fox, November 25, 2017