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Bentura Hinojosa


Bentura V. Hinojosa of Pearsall died Monday, February 3, 2020, at the age of 82. He was born July 12, 1937 to Juan and Maria (Vasquez) Hinojosa.

He is preceded in death by his parents, son Juan Alfredo Hinojosa, brothers Raul Hinojosa, Albert Hinojosa, Domingo Hinojosa, Juan Hinojosa, sisters Vicenta Hinojosa, Susana Ovalle, Irene Morales and Maria Luisa Martinez.

Bentura is survived by his wife Aurora Hinojosa, sons David Hinojosa and wife Becky, Jesse Hinojosa and wife April, Chris Hinojosa, daughters Gloria Vela and husband Rudy, Christina Montez and husband Jesse, Aurora Saenz, Maryellen Vela and husband Roland, Sara Hinojosa, daughter-in-law Juanita Hinojosa, sisters Juanita Morales, Feliz Alejandro, 24 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.

Visitation was held Thursday, February 6 in the Hurley Funeral Home Chapel from 2 to 9 p.m. with a Rosary recited at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass was celebrated at noon, Friday, February 7 at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Pearsall. Interment followed in the Pearsall  Cemetery. 

Pallbearers were Juan Hinojosa Jr., Jesse Hinojosa Jr., Cosme Saenz, Roland Vela, Steven Vela, Anthony Vela, David Hinojosa Jr., Levi Hinojosa, Noah Hinojosa, Jarrett Montemayor and Jackey Hinojosa.

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Arrangements were under the direction of Hurley Funeral Home, Pearsall.