Simona B. Zavala, 87, of Houston died Thursday, Dec. 6, 2007.

She was born Oct. 28, 1920 in Edna to Claudio and Eufemia Herta Barboza. Simona was a resident of Robstown, but had been living in Houston for the past 10 years.

She is survived by two sons, Israel Zavala of Pasadena and Fidel (Patsy Ann) Zavala of Kemah; her daughter, Mary (the late Rufino) Villarreal of Houston; her two sisters, Elena Zavala of Robstown, and Genoveva Jasso of Corpus Christi; five grandchildren; six great grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

A prayer service was held at 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 8 and 9, in the Ramon Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services were conducted at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 10, at Templo Jerusalem Church in Robstown. Burial followed in Robstown Cemetery.

Ramon Funeral Home