Julia R. Benavides, 97, of Pearsall, died on Wednesday, August 11, 2021, surrounded by her family. She was born on January 12, 1924 in Pearsall to Ernesto and Ninfa Benavides.
She was preceded in death by her husband Eulalio S. Benavides and son Raymundo Benavides.
Julia is survived by her sons Dan Benavides (Carmella), Feliberto Benavides, Willie Benavides (Mariola), daughters Amelia B. Azocar (Manuel), Rosa Benavides, 19 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and 35 great-great grandchildren.
Visitation was held from 5 to 9 p.m. on Monday, August 16 with a Rosary recited at 7 p.m. at Hurley Funeral Home Chapel in Pearsall. Mass was celebrated on Tuesday, August 17 at 10 a.m. at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Pearsall. Interment followed in the Pearsall Veterans Cemetery.
Anyone wishing to offer a word of condolences to the family or share a memory, may do so by visiting www.hurleyfuneralhome.com.
Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Hurley Funeral Home, Pearsall.