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Adriana Benavides

September 8, 1957 ~ January 9, 2020 (age 62)


Adriana Benavides of San Antonio, formerly of Uvalde passed away on January 9, 2020 in San Antonio at the age of 62.  She was born on September 8, 1957 in Jourdanton, Texas to Oscar and Beatrice (Morales) Benavides. 

She is survived by her father, Oscar Benavides of Uvalde; daughters, Amy Obregon and husband, Enrique of San Antonio, Annie Klingenberg and husband, Matthew of Dickinson, Andie Masiel and husband, Chris of Dickinson, Amanda Castillo of San Antonio and Angela Hall and husband, Jared of Austin; sister, Abby Vela and husband, Guadalupe of Uvalde; brothers, Oscar Benavides Jr. and wife, Lorrie of Castroville, George Benavides and wife, Diane and Eddie Benavides and wife, Sandra all of Uvalde; 11 grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. 

She was preceded in death by her mother.

Our beautiful mother was full of kindness and compassion for people and animals. She always had warm words for everyone, except if you cut her off in traffic. She had the best smile and laugh, especially when she really got going. She would cover her mouth; rock backward, and stomp one of her feet. 

Our mother was creative and inspiring. She was an avid reader with 16 pairs of readers found in varying conditions. She loved her dog, Luna. She loved her plants and was so proud of her aloe vera. She used to sew and puff paint the heck out of some matching shirts for us when we were kids. She always pushed people to want more and to be more...but to always remember where they came from. 

Most of all, she loved her family. Being Grandma Bean was one of her greatest joys of her life. She was a woman of faith and often reminded us to say our prayers and to be grateful. But we are the ones that are grateful to have had you in our lives. You will be missed so dearly. We love you so much...to the moon and back.

Visitation will begin on Sunday at 4:00 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary.  A rosary will be held on Monday at 7:00 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary.  A funeral mass will be held on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church.  Cremation is under the direction of Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. 

Pallbearers will be Guadalupe Vela, George Benavides, Enrique Obregon, Matthew Klingenberg, Chris Masiel, and Jared Hall. 


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January 13, 2020

7:00 PM
Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary
220 S. Getty St.
Uvalde, TX 78801

Funeral Mass
January 14, 2020

10:00 AM
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
408 Ft. Clark Rd.
Uvalde, TX 78801

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