Benita Carrillo
April 3, 1928  -  February 19, 2018

Benita Carrillo

Weathersbee Ray Funeral Home
111 N. McKinley
Rotan, TX  79546
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
6:00 pm
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St. Josephs Catholic Church
Rotan, TX  79546
Thursday, February 22, 2018
10:00 am

Belvieu Cemetery
2 miles east of Rotan on hwy 92
Rotan, TX  79546
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Benita Molina Carrillo, 89, of Rotan passed away Monday, February 19, 2018, in her home in Rotan surrounded by her loving family. A funeral mass will be held at 10:00 am, Thursday, February 22, 2018, at Saint Joseph’s Catholic Church, with Father Cruz officiating. Burial will follow in Belvieu Cemetery in Rotan. A rosary service will be held at 6:00 pm, Wednesday, February 21, 2018, at Weathersbee-Ray Funeral Home Chapel.
Benita Carrillo was born April 3, 1928, to Maria Cruz Herrera and Julio Molina. She married the love of her life, Paulo Carrillo, Sr., on April 29, 1944, in Clairmont, Texas. She was a member of Saint Joseph’s Catholic Church. Benita enjoyed quilting, being outside working in her yard, and ironing. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, and friend. She will be dearly missed by all those who knew her and loved her.
Benita was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a son, Joe Carrillo, a daughter, Mary DeLeon, one granddaughter, Jennifer Yanez, two brothers, and two sisters.
Benita is survived by five sons and their wives, Paul (Rosemary), Raymond “Hoss” (Mary Grace) of Rotan, Julio (Saralyn) of Fort Worth, Ernest “Ernie” (Diane), and Timothy “Tim” (Sharon) of Sweetwater; six daughters, Sue Barrera, Chris (Epifanio) Gaspar, Hope (Joe) Granado, Irma (Freddy) Carreon, Laura (Rodney) Tankersley, all of Rotan, and Stella (Alex) Garcia of Sweetwater; son-in-law Henry DeLeon of Fort Worth; and daughter-in-law Mary Helen Carrillo of Fort Worth; twenty-seven grandchildren; forty-four great-grandchildren; sixteen great-great grandchildren; three brothers, Pete Molina, Tony Molina, and Joe Molina; two sisters, Delores Thatch and Inez (Dario) Cedillo; one brother-in-law Luis (Sue) Carrillo, one sister-in-law Tive Maldonado; thirty-two in-laws, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.


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  1. Jim and Scharles Kelley
    Sweetwater, TX

  2. Laura Dodson
    LaGrange, GA

    So sorry for the loss of your mom and grandmother. She was a special lady and she raised an awesome family. I wish I could be there! You are in my thoughts and prayers. Love to all of you.

  3. David & Lupe Martinez
    Abilene, TX

    So sorry for your loss praying for you & family.

  4. Manuel & America Yanez
    Rotan, TX

    Our condolences to all the family of Benita Carrillo.

  5. William & Kelli Cleveland
    Rotan, TX

    May the Good Lord grant you peace during this difficult time and know that our prayers are with you.

  6. Nora Casas
    Bakersfield, CA

    My condolences to the family Benita was a wonderful lady and friend I enjoyed working with her at the Rotan cafeteria R.I.P my friend.

  7. Monte & Dihna McKinney
    Rotan, TX

    Thoughts and prayers for the families

  8. Henry &Tina Carreon
    Waco, TX

    Our deepest condolences to our Rotan family. Tia Benita always made us feel right at home. In our prayers.

  9. Henry &Tina Carreon
    Waco, TX

    Our deepest condolences to our Rotan family. Tia Benita always made us feel right at home. In our prayers.

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