Isabel Armijo Avila

July 8, 1932 - January 23, 2016

Isabel Armijo Avila of Garland, Texas passed away January 23, 2016 at the age of 83.  She was born July 8, 1932 to Ignacio Armijo and Julia (Coranado) Armijo in Edinburg, Texas.  Isabel married Luis V. Avila.  She worked for Luby’s Cafeteria for over thirty years.  Isabel was both a father and mother figure to her children.  She worked very hard every day to allow her children the opportunity to get ahead in life.  Isabel loved crocheting, music and dancing Cumbia’s.  Riding in the front seat was a must for her, she always called “shot gun”!  She had many friends who cared for her.  Isabel will be remembered as loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.

She is survived by her children, Rosa Furtado of Garland, Texas, Maria Garza and husband Ruben of Richardson, Texas, Jose Luis Avila and wife Joann of McKinney, Texas, Jose Ignacio Avila and wife, Luz Alma of Ennis, Texas, and Minerva Belmonte of Grand Prairie, Texas; twelve grandchildren; twenty-nine great-grandchildren; five great-great grandchildren; brother, Francisco Armijo; and sisters, Guadalupe Gomez, Jovita Jimenez, and Mariquin Luevano.

Isabel was preceded in death by her husband, Luis V. Avila; grandson, Felipe Vargas; brother, Ernesto Armijo; Lorenzo Armijo, Julio Armijo, and sisters, Theodora Ponce and Donicia Garza.

A funeral service will be held 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home in Allen, Texas.  Interment is to follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park in Allen, Texas.  The family will receive friends during a visitation on Monday evening from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the funeral home.  A rosary will begin at 7:00 p.m.

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I love you great grandma your in great hands now we will miss you and we will always have you in our memories love you lots Britni Michelle Belmonte, January 26, 2016 Grandma I love you and will never forget you. All of us had great memories with you and we all have shared good,wonderful,and happy times. We will meet again some day love you Michael E. Avila, January 26, 2016 Grandma "Ama" you will FOREVER be missed and always be in my heart. I Love you so very much!!! This isn't easy but I know you are at peace. God has gained a Beautiful Angel and we gained a Guardian Angel! I know you will always be watching over us. This is Not Good-Bye But, till I see you again... Love You Nuestra Reina! Jessica M Calvillo " Belmonte", January 25, 2016 Ama I'll miss you forever. I'll watch my nana for you like I promised. Say hi to my doggy for me. Love you so much forever.. Your CJ Christopher J, January 25, 2016 Grandma I will miss you. I'll keep you in my heart forever. Jaiden Lewis, January 25, 2016 Mi Ama, I love you so much. I promise to take care of mama for you. You'll forever be in our hearts. My Reyna. Until we see each other again. Belen Furtado, January 25, 2016