Leonor Torres Chavez
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Leonor Torres Chavez
  • December 26, 1951 - December 23, 2016
  • Odessa, Texas

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Leonor T. Chavez, 64, of Odessa passed away Friday, December 23, 2016 in Odessa. She was born December 26, 1951 to Concepcion and Anita Chavez in Marfa, Texas.
She attended ECISD schools and graduated from Ector High School in 1970. Leonor worked as a nursery worker at St. Mary's Catholic Church for various years.

Leonor loved to cook. She knew Grandmother Juana Torres biscochos recipe by heart. She made them for special events such as birthdays and Christmas. She also enjoyed embroidery projects and entered her works at the Permian Basin Fair. She also helped her brothers and sisters on school projects. She was a spelling wizard.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister Cecilia T. Chavez.
She is survived by a sister Aurora C. Castillo and husband Fernando, brothers Benjamin "Ben" T. Chavez and Miguel "Mike" T. Chavez, nephew Gregory C. Castillo, niece Amanda G. Murguia and husband Tony, two great grand nephews Fabian M. Castillo and Alejandro "Alex" Murguia all of Odessa.

Rosary will be 7pm Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at Odessa Funeral Home.
Mass will be 2pm Thursday, December 29, 2016 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Father Frank Chavez officiating. Interment will follow at Ector County Cemetery~Rose Hill section.

Pallbearers will be Tony Murguia, Greg Castillo, Oscar Torres Jr, Aaron Fierro, David McGuire and Richard McGuire.

The family of Leonor Chavez wishes to extend our sincere thanks to the staff of Sienna Nursing Home and the staff of Medical Center Hospital.
Services are entrusted to Odessa Funeral Home.