Angelita Villareal Gonzales, age 80, passed away December 9, 2019, at her residence in Alvin, Texas, surrounded by her family. She was born in Santa Rosa, Texas, on December 30, 1938, to her parents, Leonarda Ochoa and Ysidro Villareal. She was raised in Elsa, Texas. She loved to cook and was a cook for many years at the Parks Family restaurant in Alvin, Texas. She enjoyed cooking and helping others. She was well known for her tamales. If you came over to her house and left hungry, this was not her fault; she was always trying to feed everyone. Aside from cooking she loved her roses and her family. She loved to joke around and make the most out of life.

Mrs. Gonzales was preceded in death by her parents; four sisters: Leonor Garcia, Esther Puga, Cristela Toscano and Maria Martinez; one brother, Isaiahs Villareal; and her husband, Andres S. Gonzales.

She is survived by five daughters: Sonya Cantu and her husband Rudy of Alvin, Texas, Sylvia Martinez and her husband Richard, also from Alvin, Texas, Sofia Sanchez and her husband Ricky Richard of Angelton, Texas, Delores Sanchez and her partner, Sylvia Martinez of Alvin, Texas, and Delia Gutierrez, also of Alvin, Texas; one son, Tommy Gonzales and his wife Amber Wright of Alvin, Texas; one brother, Ysidro Villareal Jr. of Houston, Texas; and 17 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

A public visitation will be held Monday, December 16, 2019, from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at One Church, located at 220 E. Highway 6, Alvin, TX 77511 with a celebration of her life beginning at 7:00 p.m.

A funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 17, 2019, at One Church, followed by an interment at Oak Park Cemetery, located in Alvin, Texas.

The funeral services were handled by Hernandez Funeral Home, located at 800 Fourth St., Rosenberg, Texas.

Mrs. Gonzales’ family would like to give a very special thank you to the Promedic Hospice of America; and Annie, Kerwin, Ray, Liz and Lakesha. Thank you for keeping her comfortable. And last, but not least, Chaplain Terry Houston and his wife. Thank you for coming out and praying with us and giving us the guidance and hope during this difficult time.

Arrangements under the direction of Hernandez Funeral Home.

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