Virginia Henry


Virginia Henry, 71, passed away on Saturday Sept. 29, 2018 in Gonzales. She was born Oct. 2, 1946 in Gonzales to Pedro and Aurelia Castro Gutierrez.

Virginia is survived by her son, John Zapata and wife Jill of Waelder; daughters, Rachel Hefley and husband Tim of Lampasas, Margie Zapata of Waelder, and Monica Benavides and husband Rene of Houston; brother, Eloy Gutierrez of La Grange; sister, Josephine Luna of Waelder; 10 grandchildren, three step-grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Henry; father, Pedro Gutierrez; and mother Aurelia Castro Gutierrez, and six brothers, and three sisters.

The family will begin receiving visitors at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13 with a memorial service following at 2 p.m. at the Smith Funeral Home Chapel.

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