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Antonia Benavides

Antonia Benavides
  • January 13, 1943 - November 13, 2016
  • Corpus Christi, Texas

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Alda "Toni" Benavides, age 73, entered peacefully into eternal rest on November 13, 2016.

She was a devout wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She took great joy in cooking for her family and friends. She loved being the older sister to her brothers and sisters. Family was her great legacy.

Alda is preceded in death by her loving husband Jose Benavides; her parents, Vicente and Ofelia Benavides. She is survived by her 4 children: Vanessa Benavides, Marco (Judy) Benavides, Melissa (Louis) Benavides-Rodriguez and David Benavides; 17 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; 2 brothers, Ramiro Benavides, Vicente (Sylvia) Benavides Jr., and 2 sisters, Elma(Arturo) Hernandez and Norma (Homer) Cantu; and numerous other precious family members and friends.

Alda was dearly loved and will be sorely missed.

Visitation will be held on Friday, November 18, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. with a Rosary to be recited that evening at Seaside Funeral Home Chapel. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. S.S. Cyril and Methodius Church. Interment will follow at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Falfurrias, Texas.