Cris Elda Chavez, 54, of Dumas, died Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013.
Rosary will be said at 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, in Boxwell Brothers Memorial Chapel. Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, in Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Dumas. Burial will be in Dumas Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors of Dumas, 500 N. Maddox Ave.
Cris was born July 6, 1959, in Harvard, Illinois to Simon and Rosalia Torres. She married Ruben Chavez on April 13, 1982, in Park Ridge, Illinois. Cris was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. She was the owner of More For Less.
She was preceded in death by a son, Freddie Torres; a brother, Roger Torres; and a grandchild, Jacqueline Gonzales.
Survivors include her husband, Ruben Chavez, of the home; her mother, Rosalia Rivera of Wheeling, Illinois; two sons, Ruben Chavez, Jr. and Gilberto, both of Dumas; five daughters, Monica Musgraves, Rosa Castrejon, Patricia Rodriguez and Eva Chavez, all of Dumas and Domenica Gonzales of Dodge City, Kansas; three sisters, Irma Leon of Wheeling, Illinois, Margarita Tovar of Racine, Wisconsin and Nancy Vega of Round Lake, Illinois; three brothers, Guadalupe Torres of West Palm Beach, Florida, Eddie Torres of Kenosha, Wisconsin and Ray Torres of Racine, Wisconsin; and thirteen grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials be to American Cancer Society, 3915 Bell St., Amarillo, TX 79109