Fellow AGIF Members,
This message is to inform you that the beloved Wife of Willie Davila, AGIF Charter member, Maria A. Davila passed away October 27, 2019 at the age of 92.
She had been married to Willie for 72 years. Willie Davila is one of the original charter members who joined in March 1948 with Dr. Hector P. Garcia. On behalf of the American GI Forum of Texas Board of Directors and members, with our deepest sympathy, we offer our condolences to Willie and the Davila Family. May she rest in eternal peace.
She was born on November 12, 1927 in Corpus Christi, TX to the late Espirion Aranda and Refugia Zamudio Aranda. She graduated in 1945 from Roy Miller High School in Corpus Christi.
She is survived by her loving husband, Willie J. Davila; daughters, Refugia (Gilbert) Saenz and Alice (Arvine) Gibson; son, Nicolas Davila; grandchildren, Priscilla Christine Diaz, Gilbert Saenz, Laura Ballard, Nicolas Davila, Noe Davila, Marcus (Sally) Davila, Andrew (Monica) Davila; great-grandchildren, Zachary, Kaitlyn, Alexander, Aaron, Isabella, Madison, Cayden, Emily. Alyssa and Benjamin.
Memorial services will be held at Funeraria del Angel-Memorial Holly, 3442 Holly Rd. on Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 7:00 pm. Services will conclude after.
To offer personal condolences please visit www.funerariadelangelmholly.
Information provided by Gil Rodriguez.