Isabel V. Benavides, of Concepcion, Texas, went to be with the Lord on June 14, 2012 at the age of 81. She was born on July 25, 1930 in Concepcion, Texas to Sartunino and Francisca Vera. Isabel was a member of Immaculate Concepcion Catholic Church and the Fiesta del Rancho Committee in Concepcion, Texas. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend who will be sadly missed by all.

Isabel was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Florencio Benavides; one sister, Paula Salinas; and one brother, Luis Vera.

She is survived by her two sons, Juan Jose (Nena) Benavides of Benavides, Texas and Javier (Deeanna De La Cruz) Benavides of Concepcion, Texas; one daughter, Idalia B. (Ruben) Chapa of Alice, Texas; one sister, Honorable Teresa Perez of Concepcion, Texas; eight grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will be receiving friends from 3 to 9 p.m. on Monday, June 18, 2012 at Ruben M. Garcia & Sons Funeral Services, Chapel A, in Alice, Texas, with a Rosary to be held at 7 p.m. that same evening. A Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at Immaculate Concepcion Catholic Church in Concepcion, Texas at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Salinas Cemetery in Concepcion, Texas.

Arrangements entrusted to Ruben M. Garcia& Sons Funeral Services of Alice, Texas.