Eva “Wela” Alonzo, 91 passed away Tuesday, August 16, 2016 in Lubbock. Services for Mrs. Alonzo will be 11:00 am Saturday, August 20, 2016 in The Chapel of Broadway Funeral Directors. Burial will follow at Peaceful Gardens Memorial Park under the direction of Broadway Funeral Directors. A prayer service will be held 7:00 pm Friday, August 19, 2016 at The Chapel of Broadway Funeral Directors.
Eva was born August 29, 1924 in Cameron, TX to Ramon & Guadalupe Teran. She married the late Constancio Alonzo on September 24, 1949 in Lubbock. He later passed away in January of 1993. Eva was a homemaker and opened her home to everyone making her everyone’s Wela. She was a jack of all trades, a hair dresser and her green thumb gave her a passion for flowers which could be easily seen in her yard & garden.
She is survived by a son, Constancio Alonzo Jr. of Lubbock; four daughters, Luz Cuellar, Sylvia Garcia, Nate Jimenez, Connie Alonzo all of Lubbock; two brothers, Ben Teran, Bone Teran both of Lubbock; eleven grandchildren; thirteen great grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Constancio Alonzo Sr.; six sisters, a brother, and her parents.
The family would like to give a special thanks to Gentiva Hospice and Girling Health Care for their special care of Mrs. Alonzo.