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Chon Villa

   Chon Villa, 88 of Vernon, died on Monday, Oct. 26, 2015, in Vernon. Services will be on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015 at Ebenezer Spanish Church of God. Officiating will be Rev. Fred Villa, Sr., Interment will be held at Eastview Cemetery under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home.
   Villa was born on Sunday, July 10, 1927 in Gilliland, the second son of the late Chon Villa and the late Francisca Garcia Villa. He married Petra Rodriquez on March 14, 1949 in Benjamin. She preceded him in death on Oct. 30, 2014. He was a long time resident of Vernon. He worked for Vernon Housing Authority, and he worked in construction. He was a member of Ebenezer Spanish Church of God.
   He is survived by two sons, Chon Villa Jr., and Fred Villa Sr., both of Vernon; three sisters, Nena Gutierrez of O’Brien, Irene Garza of Haskell and Betsy Villa of Haskell; 12 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and 15 great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife and two sons, Julian Villa and Tony Villa. Visitation will be held at 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015 at Sullivan Funeral Home with Rev. Fabrico Reyna officiating.
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