Elma BenavidesSeptember 13, 1934 ~ November 17, 2017 (age 83)
Maria Elma Benavides, age 83, passed away November 17, 2017. She was born on September 13, 1934 to Jose and Constance Saenz in Benavides, Texas. She was raised in Alice, Texas. She married her husband, of 65 years, on November 16, 1952. Elma was retired. She will always be remembered for making arts and crafts.
Elma is preceded in death by her husband, Higinio Benavides, parents, Jose and Constance Saenz, son, Higinio Benavides, Jr., daughter, Melinda Bazan and brother, Rudy Saenz.
Elma is survived by her children: four daughters, one son, four sisters, three brothers, fourteen grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Friday, November 24, 2017 at Seaside Reid Chapel. A Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. that same evening. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 25, 2017 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. Interment to follow at Seaside Memorial Park.
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