Gloria C. Benavidez, 72 of Von Ormy, died on December 14, 2019 in San Antonio. She was born on October 15, 1947 in Grand Forks, North Dakota to Ramon R. Cruz and Viviana Lara Cruz. She is preceded in death by her husband Ramon G. Benavidez, son Raymond Benavidez Jr. and siblings Alfred Cruz, Ramon Cruz and Nancy Caballero. She is survived by her children Elizabeth Benavidez of Von Ormy, Bobby Benavidez of Pearsall, Belinda Moreno (Christopher) of Pearsall and Melissa Benavidez of San Marcos. Siblings Maria Ruiz, Frances Cruz and Ray Cruz. She is also survived by 14 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Pallbearers were Armando Rangel, Jerry Gomez, John Sotello, Chirstopher Moreno, Christopher Jones and Bobby Benavidez. Visitation was held on Saturday, December 21 at Trevino Royal Oaks Funeral Chapel-Dilley from 8 a.m. To 11 a.m. A prayer service was held at 10 a.m. Interment followed at the Dilley Cemetery. Arrangements were under the direction of Trevino Royal Oaks Funeral Chapels.