Jesusa S. Chavana

March 13, 1929December 31, 2018

Jesusa Chavana, age 89, passed away on December 31, 2018.

She was born on March 13, 1929 in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Jesusa enjoyed playing bingo, loved her plants and spending time with her grandchildren. She will be dearly missed by all her family and friends.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 39 years, Estanislado Chavana.

Survivors include a brother, Eduardo Silva; daughters, Viola (Guadalupe) Salazar, Maria Elda Chavana of Pontiac, Michigan, Evangelina Sauceda, Lydia (Miguel) Escalante and Delma (Aucencio Jr.) Gonzalez all of Corpus Christi, Texas; 20 grandchildren, 63 great-grandchildren and 46 great-great grandchildren also survive her.

Visitation is scheduled from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at Funeraria Del Angel-Memorial Holly.

A funeral service is scheduled at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at Funeraria Del Angel-Memorial Holly. Interment will follow at Rose Hill Memorial Park.

Pallbearers will be Gilbert Chavana, Pascual Chavana, Mario Chavana, Roland Chavana, Mark Gonzalez and Erik Gonzalez.

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  • Estanislado Chavana, Husband
  • Eduardo Silva, Brother
  • Viola (Guadalupe) Salazar, Daughter
  • Maria Elda Chavana, Daughter
  • Evangelina Sauceda, Daughter
  • Lydia (Miguel) Escalante, Daughter
  • Delma (Aucencio Jr.) Gonzalez, Daughter
  • Mrs. Chavana also leaves behind her 20 grandchildren, 63 great-grandchildren and 46 great-great grandchildren.

  • Gilbert Chavana, Pallbearer
  • Pascual Chavana, Pallbearer
  • Mario Chavana, Pallbearer
  • Roland Chavana, Pallbearer
  • Mark Gonzalez, Pallbearer
  • Erik Gonzalez, Pallbearer


  • Visitation Tuesday, January 8, 2019
  • Prayer Service Tuesday, January 8, 2019
  • Chapel Service Wednesday, January 9, 2019
  • Interment Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Jesusa S. Chavana

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Mary Pearce

January 2, 2019

My deepest condolences to my cousins and their family. Tia Jesusa was such a wonderful person. I loved visiting her every time I came to visit my parents

She had a special place in my heart. As heartbroken as we were when mom passed away, I knew she was too but she held it together for us. Every time I saw her and hugged her it was like I was hugging my mom

Primas, I wish I could be there for you but please know that all my love and sympathy goes to you and your family.

Maria Elena Gonzales
Mary Pearce

Petra Gonzales Hils

January 2, 2019

I love this lady so much! My tía was a big part of my young adult life. I was honored to have worked with her and my mom, Ramona. Tía always showed her love and affection for me. She was someone, I could talk to when life got “rocky”.
Hugs and kisses to my cousin Delma and the rest of the Chavana family.
Petra Gonzales Hils