Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas


July 16, 2014

Agustina Chavez Alonzo

Mrs. Agustina Chavez Alonzo, 89, of Corsicana, passed away on Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at her residence in Corsicana surrounded by her children.

She was born on Aug. 28, 1924, in Kerens, to Andrew Moreno Chavez and Adelfa Vasquez.

She was a very loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, great great grandmother. She was a homemaker, and worked at Collin Street Bakery during the seasonal time of the year. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Refugio Torres Alonzo; sons, Paul and Nichols Alonzo; grandson, Paul Alonzo Jr.; her parents; and three siblings.

Survivors include her daughters, Jovita Aleman and husband Fred, Modesta McElwreath, Besita Allen and husband Johnny, Madalena Vargas and husband Victor, Epifania Rodriguez and husband Abby, and Maria DeLaRosa and husband Pete; sons, Frank Alonzo, Domingo Alonzo and wife Mercy; 25 grandchildren, 44 great grandchildren, 15 great great grandchildren; and her companion “Puddy.”

A Rosary service will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at the Corley Funeral Home Chapel with Deacon Lewis Palos officiating. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, July 17, 2014, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with Father Jason Cargo officiating. Interment will follow in Calvary Cemetery. Pallbearers will be her children.

An online guest book is available at by selecting the Agustina Chavez Alonzo obituary.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home, Corsicana.

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