Mrs. Benavidez was born Oct. 29, 1931, to Porfiro and Maria Maldonado. She married Ramon Benavidez and worked as a foreman’s wife in the cotton fields; later working in culinary and at the Hagger Corporation in Robstown.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.
Survivors include a daughter, Lucia B. Corsaw of Mathis; a granddaughter, Roseann Murillo; two great-granddaughters; and a great-grandson.
Visitation began at 10 a.m. Friday, July 26, at Treviño Funeral Home. A rosary was recited there that evening at 7 p.m.
The funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 27, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Mathis with Father Raju officiating. Interment followed at San Patricio Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Juan Maldonado, Hector Maldonado, Freddy Murillo, Francisco Maldonado, Danny Corsaw and Adam Treviño.
Treviño Funeral Home