Maria "Nana" Najera. Odessa, Texas. Maria "Nana" Najera, 62 years old, entered eternal life on September 17, 2010. Najera was born in Dallas, Texas, to Manuel Castillo and Patricia Chavez on March 2, 1948. Najera is survived by her husband of 30 years, Angelo Najera ; sons, Ricky and Armando Najera; daughter Sandra Najera ; 8 grandchildren. Mother, Wife, Grandmother and Friend, you will be Greatly Missed.