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Elia Elda (Davaloz) Sanchez

June 19, 1936 ~ February 19, 2019 (age 82)
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Elia E. Sanchez was born on June 19, 1936 in Dallas, Texas to Maria & Enrique Davaloz and went to be with the Lord on February 19, 2019. She is preceded in death by her husband of 42 years, Johnny R. Sanchez; parents Maria & Enrique Davaloz; siblings Avelino Davaloz, Antonio Davaloz, Raquel Davalos (Massey), Enrique Davalos, Juanita Davalos, Conseulo Davalos (Fuentes). 

She is survived by her children, Johnny Sanchez Jr. and spouse Shannon, Steven Sanchez, Mike Sanchez, Nita Munguia and spouse Mario, Teresa Sanchez and fiancé Ricky Morris; siblings, Adeladio Davaloz, Flavia Davalos (Fuentes), Andrew Davaloz, Paul Davaloz and Otilia Davaloz (Anguiano).

She was known as Memaw to Britni Sanchez, Ashli Sanchez, Shelly Sanchez, Trina Lindsey, April Matthews, Danny Sanchez, Johnny R. Sanchez, Joshua Sanchez, Aaron Sanchez, Brady Richardson, Ethan Munguia, Zachary Munguia, Dakota Thompson, Tyler Thompson, Justin Thompson and 11 great-grandchildren

Elia enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  She is remembered as a fun and caring Memaw who was always so proud of all of their accomplishments.  They were her pride and joy. She also enjoyed spending time outside working in her yard. Her yard was voted Yard of the Month twice by the City of Mesquite.  She was quick witted and enjoyed a good joke. She was a faithful servant of the Lord and will be missed dearly by her family.

Visitation/rosary will be Sunday, February 24, 2019 from 2:00-4:00 at Laurel Oaks Funeral Home.

Mass of Christian burial will be Monday, February 25, 2019 at 10:00 a.m., Laurel Oaks Chapel.

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