Funeral mass for Olva A. Alonzo, 81, of Brownwood will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, June 11 at St. Mary’s Queen of Peace Church with burial to follow at Greenleaf Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, June 10 at Davis-Morris Funeral Home with a Rosary at 7 p.m.
Mrs. Alonzo passed away Tuesday, June 5, 2018.
Olva was born Jan. 13, 1937 in Carrizo Springs to Alejandro and Juanita (Salinas) Alaniz. She was educated to speak, read and write English and Spanish and helped to interpret for people. She loved to teach catechism classes to children and was a very devout woman who said prayers and Rosary every day at 3 p.m. She was active with church activities and volunteered as a voting judge during elections. Olva was a Human Rights Activist with Farm Labor Organization Committee (FLOC). She loved socializing and playing Bingo at Senior Care Center. Her greatest love, however, was spending time with her children and grandchildren keeping family traditions and morals strong. Movie Day Sunday was a favorite time when she would eat pizza and watch movies and old TV shows with her grandchildren.
Those left to cherish his memories are her children, Virginia Almeida, Sylvia Cousino, Tony (Antonio) Alonzo Jr., Victoria Allison, Teresa Alonzo, Sam Alonzo, Chris Alonzo, Margaret Alonzo, and Adelita Alonzo; grandchildren, Javier Almeida, Virginia Almeida, Vincent Cousino, Daniel Cousino, Pete Alonzo, Maria Alonzo, Erica Campbell, Robert Zarate, Michael Zarate, Emeterio Alonzo, Emilio Jaramillo, Chameous Alonzo, Justin Alonzo, Vincent Foust, Eric Alonzo, Thomas Newman, Taylor Newman, Brandon Alonzo, Pedro Alonzo, Cruz Alonzo, Joaquin Alonzo, Alex Alonzo and Allysa Harvey. There are also numerous great grandchildren and other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Antonio Alonzo Sr.; and daughters, Patricia Alonzo and Bibiana Harvey.
Online memorials can be left at www.davismorrisfuneralhome.com.