Guadalupe C. Benavides, 94, passed away February 22, 2016, at her residence. She was born September 11, 1921 in El Guajillo, Texas to Severiano and Carolina Charles. She was known to many for her love of cooking, sewing, and babysitting children in the neighborhood.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Severiano and Carolina Charles; husband, Donaciano Benavides; and her brothers and sisters.

She is survived by two sons, Arnoldo (Sally) Benavides of San Antonio, Texas and Alfonso Benavides of Alice, Texas; three daughters, Diana (Albert) Trevino of Alice, Texas, Rosalinda (Ramiro) Garza of Alice, Texas, and Maria Elia Cadena of Alice, Texas; 12 grandchildren, Angelica Benavides, Anna Benavides, Arnold (Maricela) Benavides, Cristina (Paul) Wright, Vanessa (Arnold) Lucio, Veronica (Jonathan) Boehm, Vianca (Arnold) Garcia, Andrew Garza, Sonia Benavides, Selina Benavides, Alfonso Benavides Jr., and Cristina Benavides; 15 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, February 24, 2016, from 5 to 9 p.m. at Rosas Funeral Home Chapel with a Rosary recited at 7 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held Thursday, February 25, 2016, at 10 a.m. at Rosas Funeral Home Chapel. Burial to follow at New Collins Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Jonathan Boehm, Arnold Lucio, Paul Wright, Andrew Garza, Alfonso Benavides Jr., Arnold Garcia, and Arnold C. Benavides.

Funeral arrangements entrusted with ROSAS FUNERAL HOME, INC.