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Hortencia Z. Harris

October 21, 1931April 18, 2021

Hortencia Zavala Harris of New Braunfels, Texas passed away on April, 18, 2021 at the age of 89. She was born on October 21, 1931 in Chilton, Texas to Antonio and Alta Zavala.

Hortencia trained as a nurse at the local Hospital in Lockney Texas where she assisted in Labor and Delivery and surgery. Hortencia continued to work in this field for most of her life. Hortencia served as a private nurse/companion to several families in the New Braunfels community. Because of her knowledge and compassion, lifelong friendships were made and continue today.

Preceded in death by her husband of 35 years Kenneth E. Harris, parents Antonio and Alta Gracia Zavala; daughter Judy Lujan; brothers Benito Zavala, Clemente Zavala; sisters Vera Salas and Francis Landeros; grandchildren Vickie Lynn Scott and Tressie Renee Scott; Hortense is survived by one sister Andrea Lujan of Waco, Texas.

Hortencia is survived by daughters Jeanette Berry of New Braunfels, Teresa Scott and husband Charles Scott of New Braunfels; grandchildren Jessica Berry of New Braunfels, Randall Berry of New Braunfels, Eric Jimenez of Waco, Matthew Scott of Converse; great grandchildren Darian Housley, Alyssa Berry, Nicholas Berry, Kaden Berry, Noah Ramirez and Tressie Scott.

The family wishes to express their deep gratitude to DaVita Dialysis New Braunfels, Carter Home Health, Hope Hospice, Dr. Bobby Brock and Dr. Stephen Carey for the attentive care they provided to Hortencia.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints/Missionary Fund 1390 Hanz Dr, New Braunfels TX 78130, Hope Hospice or charity of choice.

A Public Viewing and Visitation will be held at Zoeller Funeral Home, 615 Landa St, New Braunfels, Texas 78130 on Wednesday April 28, 2021 from 5:00pm – 9:00pm. Hortencia will be laid to rest with her husband Kenneth E. Harris at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery with a private burial.

  • FAMILY

  • Preceded in death by her husband of 35 years Kenneth E. Harris, parents Antonio and Alta Gracia Zavala; daughter Judy Lujan; brothers Benito Zavala, Clemente Zavala; sisters Vera Salas and Francis Landeros; grandchildren Vickie Lynn Scott and Tressie Renee Scott; Hortense is survived by one sister Andrea Lujan of Waco, Texas.
    Hortencia is survived by daughters Jeanette Berry of New Braunfels, Teresa Scott and husband Charles Scott of New Braunfels; grandchildren Jessica Berry of New Braunfels, Randall Berry of New Braunfels, Eric Jimenez of Waco, Matthew Scott of Converse; great grandchildren Darian Housley, Alyssa Berry, Nicholas Berry, Kaden Berry, Noah Ramirez and Tressie Scott.
  • DONATIONS

  • The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints/Missionary Fund
  • Hope Hospice

Services

  • Public Viewing and Visitation

    Wednesday, April 28, 2021

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Helen PACHECO

April 30, 2021

To all members of the family
my condolences, I loved mama very much she was such a loving person always
Made you feel like part of the family.I know she is in
Heaven rejoicing with our father in heaven.

Randolph Sanders

April 28, 2021

My wife and I were saddened to learn of Mrs. Harris' passing. Hortencia served as caregiver to my parents during a portion of their later years. She was an energetic, conscientious and caring person in their lives. We are grateful for her service and our prayers go out to the Harris family.

Carolyn Massey

April 25, 2021

Prayers for you and your family, Teresa, on the loss of your Mom

Brenda Maldonado

April 23, 2021

My condolences to Mrs. Harris’s family. I just loved her and Mr.Harris when he was alive. I will miss her but I know she’s in a good place.

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