Elia S. Hinojosa, age 92 years, made the journey home to be with her Lord on September 3, 2017. She was born on March 19, 1925 in Seguin, Texas. She was the daughter of the late Rosalio Solis and Guadalupe Garcia Solis.
She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Alice, Texas. Her life was devoted to being a homemaker and a wonderful and loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother.
Elia was preceded in death by her parents, Rosalio and Guadalupe Solis, her husband of 57 years, Juan Jose (JJ) Hinojosa, and her seven brothers and one sister.
Cherishing her memory are her loving family; her four children, Luis (Patsy) Hinojosa of Garland, Texas, Graciela (Beto) Gonzales of Corpus Christi, Texas, Gloria (Edward) Perez of Cabot, Arkansas, and Carola (David) Silva of Alice, Texas; eight grandchildren, Daniel (Marta) Perez, David (April) Gonzales, Rebecca (Britton) Schritchfield, Juan Miguel Hinojosa, Hector Omar (Shanna) Flores, Anna Lisa (Richard) Crain, Amanda Gonzales, and Marco Antonio Flores; eleven great-grandchildren, Kurstine (Austin) Holliday, Victoria Perez, Elizabeth Perez, Noah Gonzales, Joshua Gonzales, Griffin Hau, Elia Schritchfield, Jonah Crain, Noah Crain, Leah Crain, and Olivia Crain; and one great-great grandchild, Sebastian Holliday.
Visitation will be held at Holmgreen Mortuary Chapel from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with Memorial Rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, September 8, 2017.
A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Alice on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.
The family would like to thank the staff, nurses, therapists, and providers from Del Cielo Home Health who took care of our mother while she was still at her home. A special thank you to the staff, nurses, therapists and CNAs from Meridian Nursing Home who provided such wonderful care to our mom during her last days. And finally, a big thank you to Dr. Alejandro Lopez, Dr. Suraj Kamat, Dr. Usman Qureshi, and their staff, who each provided our mother with such wonderful care for many years.