OBITUARY

Elvira B Lopez

May 20, 1928June 4, 2019
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Elvira Benavides Lopez passed away on June 4, 2019 at the age of 91.

She was born in Falfurrias, TX to the late Teodoro Chapa Benavides Sr. and Adela Mendoza Benavides.

Elvira graduated from Falfurrias High School and went on to graduate from Stevenson’s Beauty College in Corpus Christi. She also attended Del Mar College, earning a Nursing degree in 1952. She spent the first half of her career in the 6th East Pediatric Ward and retired from the Methadone Clinic, both at Christus Spohn Memorial Hospital.

She is preceded in death by her siblings, Anita Mendoza Benavides, Carlos M. Benavides, Lupe M. Garza (Juan), Elena B. (Merardo) Martinez, Aurora M. Villarreal, Teodoro M. Benavides, Claudio M. Benavides and Jose M. Benavides (Alda); brother-in-law, Roberto Garza.

Elvira is survived by her loving husband of 49 years, Oscar M. Lopez; sister, Cecilia M. Garza; son, Oscar Lopez Jr. (Susan); grandson, Lance David Lopez; niece, Laura Ramirez (Raul); great-nieces, Iliana Ramirez and Christine Yvonne Ramirez-Garza (Conrado II); great-nephew, Anthony Ramirez; sisters-in-law, Anita Benavides and Mary Benavides and brother-in-law, Claudio Villarreal along with numerous other family members and friends.

Visitation will be held at Funeraria del Angel Memorial Holly on Sunday, June 9, 2019 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm with a Holy Rosary to be recited at 7:00 pm that same evening.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Ss. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church on Monday, June 10, 2019 at 10:00 am with interment to follow at Falfurrias Burial Park.

To offer condolences please visit www.funerariadelangelmholly.com

  • FAMILY

  • Teodoro Chapa Benavides Sr. and Adela Mendoza Benavides, Parents
  • Anita Mendoza Benavides, Sister
  • Carlos M. Benavides, Brother
  • Lupe M. Garza (Juan), Sister
  • Aurora M. Villarreal, Sister
  • Teodoro M. Benavides, Brother
  • Claudio M. Benavides, Brother
  • Jose M. Benavides (Alda, Brother
  • Roberto Garza, Brother-in-law
  • Oscar M. Lopez, Husband
  • Cecilia M. Garza, Sister
  • Oscar Lopez Jr. (Susan), Son
  • Lance David Lopez, Grandson
  • Laura Ramirez (Raul), Niece
  • Iliana Ramirez, Great Niece
  • Christine Yvonne Ramirez-Garza (Conrado II), Great Niece
  • Anthony Ramirez, Great Nephew
  • Anita Benavides, Sister-in-law
  • Mary Benavides, Sister-in-law
  • Claudio Villarreal, Brother-in-law
  • Elvira also leaves behind numerous other family members and friends.

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, June 9, 2019
  • Holy Rosary Sunday, June 9, 2019
  • Funeral Mass Monday, June 10, 2019
  • Interment Monday, June 10, 2019

Memories

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FROM THE FAMILY

Vera by the pool with her Great nephew and nieces.

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Vera and Oscar in Louisiana visiting the casinos.

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Vera and her family celebrating Oscar’s retirement.

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Vera and her family celebrating Oscar’s retirement.

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Vera in the newspaper, presenting an award as LVN president.

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Vera and Oscar

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Vera and Oscar

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The remembrance table that their friends from Whataburger did for Vera.

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Vera and her great niece waiting for a parade.

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Vera celebrating with her great niece.

FROM THE FAMILY

Vera by the pool with her Great nephew and nieces.

FROM THE FAMILY

Vera and Oscar in Louisiana visiting the casinos.

FROM THE FAMILY

Vera and her family celebrating Oscar’s retirement.

FROM THE FAMILY

Vera and her family celebrating Oscar’s retirement.

FROM THE FAMILY

Vera in the newspaper, presenting an award as LVN president.

FROM THE FAMILY

Vera and Oscar

FROM THE FAMILY

Vera and Oscar

FROM THE FAMILY

The remembrance table that their friends from Whataburger did for Vera.

FROM THE FAMILY

Vera and her great niece waiting for a parade.

FROM THE FAMILY

Vera celebrating with her great niece.