Ofelia “Tita” Benavides, age 87, of Hondo, Texas, passed away on January 6, 2021 in Hondo, Texas. Ofelia was born in Hondo on September 6, 1933 to Eufrasia and Ramon Cadena.
Ofelia is preceded in death by her husband: Ramiro F. Benavides; daughter: Elida Benavides Reyes; grandson: Ted Benavides, Sr.; and parents: Ramon Cadena and Eufrasia Luna Gallardo.
Ofelia is survived by her sons: Oscar Benavides, David Benavides, Erasmo Benavides (Diana), and Ricardo Benavides (Nellie); her daughters: Dolores Benavides, Mary Elsa Aguilar (the late Domingo), Esperanza Hernandez (Albert), Marylou Garza (Jesse), Belma Rodriguez (Abe Hernandez); sister: Emilia Flores; numerous grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren, and numerous great-great grandchildren.
A visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Monday, January 11, 2021 at Hondo Funeral Home. The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, January 11, 2021 at Hondo Funeral Home, followed by interment at Hondo Cemetery.
Services are under the direction of Hondo Funeral Home.
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