Elva Rosa Balderrama Perez

July 14, 1940 - February 15, 2012

Elva Rosa Balderrama Perez, age 71, of Mesquite, Texas, passed away February 15, 2012, in Mesquite.  Elva was born July 14, 1940, in Colonia Porvenir Satevo Chihuahua, Mexico, to Manuel and Amanda (Perez) Balderrama.  She married Gonzalo Chavira on May 24, 1959, in Colonia Porvenir Satevo, Chihuahua.  Elva loved to spend time with her family.  She was of the Catholic faith.

She is survived by her sons, Manual Chavira and wife, Raquel of Princeton, Texas, Gonzalo Chavira and wife, Carmen of Dalhart, Texas, Fernando Chavira and wife, Guadalupe of Plano, Texas, Reynaldo Chavira and wife, Patty of McKinney, Texas, and Martin Chavira and wife, Ignacia of Mexico; daughters, Luz Amanda Chavira and husband, Gregorio of Mexico, Nieves Chavira and husband, Benito of Mexico, Norma Mendoza and husband, Juan of Mesquite, Texas, and Oralia Brown and husband, David of McKinney, Texas; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; brothers, Manuel Balderrama, David Balderrama, Armando Balderrama, and Alonzo Balderrama; sister, Olaya Salazar; and numerous other loving relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by parents, Manual and Amanda Balderrama and husband, Gonzalo Chavira.

Funeral services will be held at 12:00 Noon, Saturday, February 18, 2012, at The Church of the Holy Nativity in Plano, Texas.  Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park in Allen, Texas.  A rosary will take place at 7:00 p.m., Friday evening at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home in Allen, Texas

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Le doy muchas gracias a Dios por habernos prestado a esta abuelita tan maravillosa en todos los aspectos, te vamos a extrañar pero nos volveremos a ver Tita... reserve nos un lugar junto a usted!! Te amo tita. ELIZABETH MENDOZA, February 21, 2012