Ofelia “Ofie” Olvera, 71, of Tye, Texas passed away on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at a local hospital.
Ofelia was born on June 20, 1946 in Raymondville, TX to her parents, Ramon, Sr. and Felipa Bermea. She attended school in Nazerath, TX. She married Pedro Olvera in 1967. The Olveras moved to Tye in 1969. She worked for the Salvation Army and Dr. Pate as their housekeeper for many years. She enjoyed cooking, garage-sales, and most of all taking care of her family.
Ofelia is survived by her husband, Pedro; her daughters, Barbara Lara and husband Marcha, Lorie Butler and husband Michael; her sons, Hector Bermea and wife Melissa, Israel Olvera and wife Anna; her sisters, Mary Alvarez, and Elva Castillo and husband Joe; her brothers, Ramon Bermea, Jr. and wife Dora, George Bermea and wife Lori, Rudy Bermea and wife Dalia. She is also survived by 20 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren; along with numerous nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her loving sons, Michael and Ray Olvera; her parents, Ramon, Sr. and Felipa Bermea; brothers, Rosendo and Elias Bermea.
Pallbearers for the service will be Joe Alvarez, Jr., Anthony Bermea, Eric Gilmore, Jr., Michael Ray Olvera, Zachary Olvera, and Cory Williams. Honorary Pallbearers will be Jacob Mendez and Danny Bermea.
Visitation is scheduled for Thursday, January 25, 2018 at Overflow Worship Center 2958 Grape St., Abilene, TX from 6-8 p.m. and the funeral will take place Friday, January 26, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Overflow Worship Center. Burial will follow at Tye Cemetery. Pastor David Gomez will officiate. Under the direction of Elmwood Funeral Home.
I'm sorry for your family's loss. Ofelia was special to many people. There are fond memories of her at the Post Office.
Kathy YanceyAbilene, TX
Condolences to all my family more to my big brother LOVE Y'ALL
Rachel presasColorado Springs, CO
she was a special grandmother to all of the kids ..she was always there for them and will always watch over them..from heaven
kay and bill williamsabilene, TX
My deepest Sympathy and condolences to you and your family. May God keep and bless you all in your time of grieving. We love you all and prayers for strength and comfort.
Dionne Kelly and familyFt. Washington, MD
I'm sorry for your family's loss. I hope you find comfort in knowing that your loved one is safe in the memory of God, who will remember every detail about her & bring her back again. John 5:28,29. You have my condolences.
To my loving TIa, may you rest in peace. Love you with all my heart. You will be missed!!
Nathan OlveraHobbs, NM
My condolences to George and Lori, and to the Bermea and Olvera families on your loss.
Chris HatlaTuscola, TX
RIP new angel, prayers and hugs to the family
Maria AlvarezAbilene, TX