BENITO ALANIZ REYNA
Benito was born in Raymondville, TX on December 18, 1946 to Abel Sr. and Carmen ( Alaniz) Reyna. Benito was employed by the Texas Department of Transportation for over 42 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Pedro Reyna, Enrique Reyna, Isabel Reyna; and is survived by his beloved wife of 42 years, Concepcion H. Reyna, daughters: Ana Liza Reyna, Sandra (Arturo) Vela, Jr., Elizabeth Reyna all from Lyford. Brothers: Ramon (Alicia) Reyna, Abel (Graciella) Reyna, Jr., Rudy (Kathy) Reyna and Margarito Reyna. Sisters: Evangelina (Gilberto) De La Rosa, Vicenta Landez and Carmen (Alfonso) Rodriguez; grandchildren, Israel Suarez, Benito and Aaron Nelson, Gabriella Reyna, Art and Justin Vela; brother-in-laws, Francisco (Sherri) Hernandez, Santiago (Carmen) Vega, Sergio Pacheco, Guillermo (Josfa) Hernandez; sisterin laws, Josie (Carlos) Martinez, Rose ( Doyle) Daughtrey and Herlinda Hernandez.
Visitations were held Sunday, August 7, 2011 from 1 p.m. until 9 p.m. at Good Shepherd Funeral Home, 1157 W. Hidalgo, Raymondville, TX 78580.
Visitations were also held Monday, August 8, 2011 at Prince of Peace Catholic Church in Lyford, TX from 3 p.m. until 9 p.m. with a Holy Rosary recited at 6 p.m.
A funeral mass was celebrated Tuesday, August 9, 2011 at 10 a.m. at Prince of Peace Catholic Church.
Burial rites were given in the Lyford Evergreen Cemetery.
Honored to serve as pallbearers were Abel Reyna, Jr., Ramon Reyna, Jr., Samuel Reyna, Francisco Hernandez, Jr., Carlos Martinez and Joshua Olivarez.
Honorary pallbearers were his grandsons, Israel Suarez, and Benito and Aaron Nelson, Justin and Art Vela.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Good Shepherd Funeral Home.
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