Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

July 10, 2013

Mrs. Tony R. Canales

Corsicana Daily Sun

Corsicana —

Mrs. Tony R. Canales, 74, of Corsicana passed away at Methodist Medical Center in Dallas Monday, July 8, 2013. She was born June 5, 1939 in Rice to Frank and Rachael Regalado.

 Tony was a loving, caring mother and grandmother. She spent her life caring for her family. She loved riding bikes, dancing, taking walks and most especially caring for her plants. She was such a fan of Chuck Norris that she would even watch his infomercials like they were movies.   

She was preceded in death by her parents, her son, John Canales, Jr., her daughter, Teresa Rangel and grandson, Osiel Rangel.

She is survived by her children; Rita Canales, Damon Canales and wife, Wendy, Carolina C. Ruiz, Richard Canales and wife, Barbara Ann, Tommy Canales and wife, Sara, Delores Canales, and Daniel Canales and wife, Dawn. Tony is also survived by 17 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

Visitation with the family will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 11, 2013 at Corley Funeral Home in Corsicana.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, July 12, 2013 at Corley Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Larry Polk officiating. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Richard Canales, Daniel Canales, Damon Canales, Tommy Canales, Tom Crouch and Gene Lusk.

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