|Birth: ||Feb. 11, 1944|
|Death: ||Sep. 13, 2011|
Viola Chavez, 67, of Clovis passed away Tuesday, September 13, 2011, at her home in Clovis. She was born February 11, 1944, in Clovis, NM, to Joe B. Garcia and Beatrice Cordova. She was married to Herman Chavez on May 29, 1965, in Clovis, NM. She worked for Our Lady of Guadalupe School as an assistant then went to work at La Casita for a total of 23 years and she retired in 2007. She loved to play Skipbow with her girlfriends who are known as the Ya Ya's. She loved to play horse shoes and was pretty good at it. She enjoyed life to the fullest and adored her grandchildren and students.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Joe and Beatrice Garcia; two sisters and one brother.
She is survived by her husband, Herman of the home; two daughters, Janie Chavez of Clovis, NM, and Marcia N. (Willie) Garcia of Clovis, NM; and one son, Max Chavez of Clovis, NM. She is also survived by six grandsons and two granddaughters; and one great grandson. She is also survived by two brothers and four sisters.
A Rosary will be held on Thursday, September 15 at 7:00 p.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, Clovis NM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, September 16 at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, with Father Sotero Sena, officiating. Burial will follow at Mission Garden of Memories, Clovis, NM. Pallbearers will be Herman Chavez, Matthew Perales, Max Chavez, Angelo Chavez, Isaac Martinez, and Miguel Gutierrez. Honorary Pallbearers will be Christian Garcia, Joseph Garcia, Daniel Gutierrez, Antonio Chavez, Roland Chavez, Raul Herrera, Angel Baros, and Joe Anthony Montano.
Arrangements are under the direction of Steed-Todd Funeral Home and Cremation Services 800 E. Manana Blvd., Clovis, NM 88101, (575)763-5541. Visit www.steedtodd.com to sign the online guest register
Mission Garden of Memories Cemetery
New Mexico, USA
Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
Record added: Sep 15, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76552979