Elodia Salgado Bravo

Elodia Salgado Bravo, a longtime resident of the Stanton area, died July 1, 2016, at her home surrounded by family. Born in 1953 in Candelaria, she was an educator for Spearman ISD for 24 years. After retiring from education in 2011, she moved back to Stanton with her husband, Joe Bravo, and became the executive director of the Martin County Historical Museum. She loved cooking good food, spending quality time with family and friends, and had an infectious laugh that would brighten up the room. She enjoyed staying involved in community events and would often be seen at the senior citizen center, parish council, Zumba, and soup cook-offs, just to name a few. Survivors include her husband Joe Bravo of Stanton; her children Jasmine Cramer (Chad) of Waka, Anthony Bravo (Mia) of Stanton, and Julie Cudd (Evan) of Dallas; her grandchildren Gabriella Bravo, Christopher Bravo and Ivy Bravo; her sisters, Irma Porras, Mary Peña, and Linda Garcia; her brothers, Willie Salgado, Frank ‘Kiko’ Salgado and Joe Salgado. She is preceded in death by her father Jose Salgado, mother Isidora Salgado, brothers Santiago Salgado, Gilbert Salgado and Abelardo Salgado. Pallbearers were her nephews, Edgar Peña, Eric Peña, Matthew Garcia, Roger Bravo, Chris Bravo, and Jesse Bravo Jr. Services were at the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Stanton on July 6 with Monsignor Droll officiating. Interment followed at the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery. Arrangements were under the direction of Stanton Memorial Funeral Home and Chapel.
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