Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 11:30 A.M. at Calvary Catholic Cemetery, with Pastor Robert Dowdy, Sr. officiating.
||Olivia Benavidez, age 86, passed away Sunday, January 11, 2015 at her residence surrounded by her family. She was born in Cuero, Texas on August 9, 1928. She was a member of The Church of The Living God for 39 years. She traveled extensively and loved feeding the birds. She was a five generation grandmother and now she is in the presence of her Lord and Savior. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
She was preceded in death by her husband Frank G. Benavidez; and her parents Henry and Carmen Uresti; 2 sisters and 2 brothers.
She is survived by her children, Nora B. Ladd; Frank Benavidez, Jr and wife Lulu, Larry Benavidez and wife Dolores; sisters Joyce Janssen and Dolores Saenz; brother Rudy Uresti; 9 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandchildren; and numerous other family members.
Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 11:30 A.M. at Calvary Catholic Cemetery, with Pastor Robert Dowdy, Sr officiating.
Pallbearers will be Frank Benavidez, Sr., Larry Benavidez, Jesse Ladd, Jr, Glen Henderson, Ben Daniel and Sean Benavidez.
Honorary pallbearers will be Brian Kosler, Rob Alvarado, Vito Benavidez and Larry Benavidez, Jr.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Church of The Living God, 3315 7 Mile Road, Galveston, Texas 77554 or the charity of one’s choice.