Maria del Carmen Chavira


Maria del Carmen Chavira, 88, passed away August 5, 2019 in Mineral Wells. She was born April 24, 1931 in Crystal City, Texas the daughter of Carlos and Rosaura Hernandez. She married Alvino Chavira on December 30, 1951 in Piedras Negras, Coahuila Mexico. She was a longtime resident of Mineral Wells and worked as a custodian at Lamar Elementary School for 30 years. She was a member of the Iglesia Templo Bautista Church of Mineral Wells. Services will be 9 AM Friday, August 9, 2019 at the Iglesia Templo Bautista Church. Burial will follow in Memory Gardens Cemetery. Visitation is Thursday from 6-8 PM at the funeral home. She is survived by children and spouses: Alvino and Mary Jane Chavira, Diego and Sylvia Chavira, Carlos and Anna Chavira, Rene Chavira, Lee Chavira, Romelia and Jimmy Andrade, and Rachel and Johnny Benavides, 20 grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband on December 23, 1996, her son: Sergio Chavira, and her siblings.
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DeWayne Booth
Aug 09, 2019
I'm so sorry to hear about the passing of your mother Rachel . She is in Gods hands now, in a better place . I want you to know that i'm praying for you and your family that God will bring you comfort & strength . God bless you ...... Amen .
Aug 08, 2019
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Deborah Peacock
Aug 08, 2019
Our deepest sympathy to the Chavira family for your loss. May you find peace and comfort during this very difficult time.
Praying for you all, Craig and Deborah Peacock
Cheryl Delgado
Aug 07, 2019
Raquel, Romelia, Lee:
My deepest sympathies for your loss. Elva was like my own Mother and I loved her very much. Beautiful inside and out with such a warm spirit. Wonderful memories from my childhood with all of you and your fun and hilarious parents. From trips to Rocksprings, dances, and hauling goats with your Dad. I miss you all. God bless you and may God comfort you during this difficult time.
Love, Cheryl❤
Celeste Parker
Aug 07, 2019
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Eddie Marenco
Aug 07, 2019
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Maria Valdez Melendez
Aug 07, 2019
I'am so sorry to here about Miss Chavira's passing. My prayers and thoughts are with the family. I know her as "la hermana Chavira". She was a good christian lady. She had a beautiful smile and a very good sense of humor. She and Mr Chavira were good friends with my parents, Pedro and Catarina Valdez. I will always remember her.
Roger, Peggy, and Kolby Kuhn
Aug 07, 2019
Sending comfort your way during this sad time. Rev. 21:3-4
Joseph and Charity Valverde
Aug 07, 2019
I remember always being treated like one of the grandkids... she Always fed me and gave me a place to celebrate holidays when i was a kid you will be missed "buela"...Rest now...I believe with all my heart that you heard ..."Well done thy good and faithful servant"... The moment your eyes closed in this life...
Marisela Herrera
Aug 07, 2019
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Aug 07, 2019
To my family she was known as Elva. I always thought she was a beautiful lady, she had a wonderful smile. My mom Frances Vila and her were very good friends. She would call my mom everyday to see how she was. They could be on the phone for almost an hour talking. She was so kind, she will be missed but She is up there with my mom talking about all of us. My prayers go out to her family.
Christina Delgado Avants.
Aug 06, 2019
I was so sorry to hear about your
Mothers passing."My thoughts and
prayers are with the family during this
time.I am so sorry for your loss."
" Elva you will be in my memories forever." AMEN
Ken and Kathy Bettencourt
Aug 06, 2019
Our deepest sympathy. So sorry for your loss. Sincerely 💛. Hugs and loves to all.
martin cordova
Aug 06, 2019
alvini lo siento mucho. god bles all you family,
Felix Ruiz
Aug 06, 2019
I knew her back in time when I worked for a local bank. I would help her at the bank with her transactions and she was always so up beat and kind. out of appreciation she would bring me fresh tamales. She was a good Christian and will be missed very much. My condolences and prayers to her Family.
Ray Nevil
Aug 06, 2019
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Lisa B
Aug 06, 2019
They were the sweetest couple ever! All us kids were blessed that was lucky enough to interact with this couple! Glad they can be together again and I am lifting the family up in prayer!
Teresa Garcia
Aug 06, 2019
I mostly remember Elva from teaching us young kids the Mexican hat dance 💃 she put so much time and energy in to her work and at the end it would always turn out beautifully Rip Elva
Jan Crawford
Aug 06, 2019
I was friends with she and many members of her family for years.....Maria was one of a kind! She was so sweet to everyone she met! I remember teaching at Lamar and she would greet me every morning with a smile....the beads of sweat on her forehead from cleaning for an hour before anyone else darken the doors, was a mark of her dedication to her job!!! You will be deeply missed my friend.....but oh the halls of heaven will be spotless! Your family are in my thoughts and prayers!!! Until we meet again!🙏🏼❤️
Romila Silva and family
Aug 06, 2019