Michelle Nona Benavides
Michelle Nona Benavides, 60, passed away on Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. She was born on April 14, 1957 in Woodriver, Ill. to Otis Edward Cox and Wanda A. Ingold Cox. Michelle is survived by her husband of 34 years, Alfred Benavides; daughters Deborah Sublett and Marissa Galvan (Albert); son Kevin Benavides (Kayla); grandchildren Jacob Benavides, Caleb Hinton, Allana Sublett, Jeffrey Sublett Jr., Nathan Garza, Shiloh Benavides, Elijah Benavides, Nalanie Galvan and Nicolas Delgado; sisters Reva Garris, Cheryl Denton and Carolyn Parker; brothers Robert Vandalia, Gregory Cox, Michael Cox, and Steven Cox. Michelle is preceeded in death by her parents and brother Raymond Vandalia. Michelle worked for Ganado ISD for 16 years as the transportation director. She has many friends and “kids” who loved her. She will be dearly missed by all. There will be a Celebration of Life Service on Saturday, March 3 at the Ganado ISD cafeteria from 1 to 4 p.m. Services have been assisted by Russell Todish of Ganado Funeral Home, 361-771-2120.