Marcella Samora, the mother of Selena Quintanilla Perez, an international pop star, is Marcella Samora. She is Cherokee and Mexican descent.He was born to a Texan mother and a Coloradan father. She spent a portion of her childhood in Washington. Abraham Quintanilla Jr. was stationed in Washington during his military service. It was here that she met her future husband. In June 1963, the couple exchanged their wedding vows. Abraham “A.B.” was born to the couple. Quintanilla III was born and the family moved to Texas where they had their second child, Suzette, and Selena. Abraham, a singer-songwriter, taught all his children music. Around his three children, he formed a group called Selena y Los Dinos. Selena was the star among them all. Marcella stood with her family members to seek justice for Selena, who was murdered in 1995 cat eye lashes. Yolanda Saldivar was sentenced to life imprisonment with parole possibility after 30 years.
Marcella Samora Childhood & Early Life
Marcella Samora was conceived in the United States of America on July 17, 1944. She is part Cherokee Indian and part Mexican-American. Her father is originally from Amarillo (Texas), while her mother is a celestia ludenberg Colorado native. We know little about her education and upbringing. It is known, however, that she lived a large part of her childhood in Washington.
Meeting Abraham Quintanilla Jr. & Marriage
Marcella Samora lived in Washington while Abraham Quintanilla Jr. was in Washington. Quintanilla Jr. had been drafted in October 1961. He was stationed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord near Tacoma. They were married on June 8, 1963. She gave birth to her first child on 13 December. He was named Abraham Isaac Quintanilla III. Abraham was discharged from active duty the following day. Marcella and her husband, along with their infant son, moved to Abraham’s hometown of Corpus Christi in Texas within a month.
Abraham was an actor in a band called Los Dinos before he joined the military. He returned to the group after he was discharged. They performed American pop music and rock and roll music in various clubs. Marcella and Abraham welcomed Suzette Michelle, their oldest daughter, on June 29, 1967. Abraham performed with Los Dinos until 1969 when he decided to quit. Los Dinos disbanded in 1974.
Marcella Samora and her Entire Family
Marcella Samora and her entire family moved to Lake Jackson in Texas in the 1970s. Abraham was out of the music business and had a steady job to support his family. Marcella was diagnosed in 1970 with a tumor and told that she needed an urgent operation to remove it. She and her husband sought a second opinion before she underwent the operation. They were informed by the second doctor that she was actually pregnant. They were also informed by the second doctor that she was pregnant. The couple chose to name their son Marc Antony. However, Marcella and Abraham’s daughter was delivered at Freeport Community Hospital on April 16, 1971. One of her roommates recommended that she name her daughter “Selena”.