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Aida Benavides

December 23, 1933 ~ May 25, 2022 (age 88)

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Aida Benavides, 88, of Odessa, Texas, passed away on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, in Odessa, Texas.


Recitation of the Rosary will be at 7:00 PM, Monday, May 30, 2022, at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home Chapel. 


Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1:00 PM, Tuesday, May 31, 2022, at St. Mary's Catholic Church with Father Tim Hayter of St. Ann's Catholic Church officiating.  Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens.


Aida was born in Ojinaga, Chihuahua Mexico to Jesus and Ventura Franco on December 23, 1933.


Aida is preceded in death by her loving husband, Miguel Benavides, her two brothers, Manuel and Jesus Franco, three sisters, Juana Madrid, Maria Madrid and Socorro Franco.


Aida is survived by her two daughters, Diana Rodriguez (Johnny) and Linda Reyes (Joe), her nephew who she raised as her son, AJ Franco.  Her three granddaughters, Yvette Gonzales, Lauren Castillo, and Ashlan Venzor.  She is survived by nine great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.


Aida raised her children with love and devotion, with her husband Mike Benavides. Aida had a love for nature and enjoyed spending time outside and tending to her plants and yard. She enjoyed knitting and crocheting. Ida treasured her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren, and will be dearly missed. She was a breast cancer survivor and a woman whom her granddaughters looked up to and have beautiful memories of.


The family wish to thank everyone for their prayers and condolences at this time.


In Lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Aida’s name at the Breast Cancer Research Foundation at https://www.bcrf.org.


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Recitation of the Rosary
May 30, 2022

7:00 PM
Sunset Memorial Funeral Home
6801 E. Business 20 Hwy
Odessa, TX 79762

Mass of Christian Burial
May 31, 2022

1:00 PM
St Marys Catholic Church
612 East 18th Street
Odessa, TX 79761


Breast Cancer Research Foundation
28 West 44th Street, Suite 609, New York NY 10036
Tel: 1-866-346-3228
Email: bcrf@bcrf.org
Web: https://www.bcrf.org/

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