73-year-old half-Mexican American and Cherokee-Indian Marcella Samora is the mother to deceased Selena Quintanilla. Marcella was born on 1944 in the USA with her father coming from Amarillo and her mother from Colorado. Corpus Christi has been her home most of her life and she has also lived there with her husband Abraham Quintanilla Jr. Marcella's husband was born in 1939 in Corpus Christi, Texas, United States. Abraham is a songwriter, record producer, and singer. They got married in 1963.

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Marcella Samora Quick Facts

Full Name at Birth: Marcella Offiela Samora

Date of Birth: 1944

Place born: Corpus Christi

Spouse: Abraham Quintanilla Jr.

Children: A.B. Quintanilla III, Suzette Quintanilla III, Selena Quintanilla Perez

Marcella Samora husband and children

Marcella, Selena and Abraham Quintanilla
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Marcella Samora met her husband Abraham Quintanilla Jr. for the first time in 1961. During that time Abraham had joined the military and was based near Tacoma, Washington. They tied the knot in 1963 and have so far been together for 53 years and are blessed with three children. In December 1963, Abraham was no longer on active duty. Their first child is  A.B. Quintanilla III who was born in 1963, followed by Suzette Quintanilla III born in 1967 and their last born child Selena Quintanilla Perez born in 1971. A.B. Quintanilla is a record producer while Suzette is an actress married to Bill Arianna since 1993 and both have a son named Jovan who is now 19years old. Marcella Samora has three grandchildren so far being Savani, Gianu and Jovan.

Marcella Samora daughter Selena Quintanilla Perez

Selena Quintanilla-Pérez was a singer, fashion designer, and songwriter, who until her demise had released five studio albums. Selena mostly referred as the Queen of Tejano Music was born in Lake Jackson, Texas USA, on16th April 1971, and passed on in Corpus Christi, Texas, 31st March 1995. She was very famous in the early 90s especially in America and Spanish countries. She had eloped with her lover Chris Pérez few months after dating so as to get married in 1992. They had been happily married until the death of Selena.

Death of Selena Quintanilla Perez

In 1995 March, Selena Quintanilla-Pérez at a tender age of 23 was shot dead by Yolanda Saldivar in a hotel in Corpus Christi, Texas. Yolanda was the manager of Selena's boutique and founder of Selena fan club. On that material day it is said that Yolanda and Selena were arguing on business matters then Yolanda picked her gun from the bed pointed it at Selena who was by then fleeing upon seeing the gun. She shot Selena once on the lower right shoulder, rupturing her artery causing her to bleed immensely leading to massive blood loss. She was pronounced dead due to massive blood loss and cardiac arrest. Yolanda, Selena's killer has since been sentenced to prison charged with murder and can be eligible for parole from March 30, 2025.

She shot Selena once on the lower right shoulder, rupturing her artery causing her to bleed immensely leading to massive blood loss. She was pronounced dead due to massive blood loss and cardiac arrest. Yolanda, Selena's killer has since been sentenced to prison charged with murder and can be eligible for parole from March 30, 2025.

Selena's husband has still kept Selena's memories alive with the release of his book 'To Selena, With Love. He also often uses his official Facebook page to talk about Selena. 22 years after her death Selena is still remembered by her fans who till date mourn her death. Many say they miss her music and personality. She was a legend and a force to reckon with. During her birthday, two weeks after her murder it was announced Selena's day in Texas. Warner Brothers also produced a movie in honor of Selena based on her life which starred famous actress Jennifer Lopez. It is reported that many of her fans especially the Latino community were deeply affected by the tragic death of Selena.

During her birthday, two weeks after her murder it was announced Selena's day in Texas. Warner Brothers also produced a movie in honor of Selena based on her life which starred famous actress Jennifer Lopez. It is reported that many of her fans especially the Latino community were deeply affected by the tragic death of Selena.

 

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