Maria Flores Cabello

Maria Flores Cabello, 83, of Dayton, Texas, passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side, on Saturday, July 18, 2020, in Dayton. She was born on September 26, 1936, in Ercinal, Texas to the late Salvador and Mercedes Zambrano Flores.

Maria retired from Heritage Villa Nursing and Rehabilitation, where she worked for twenty years as a cook for the residents. She was a faithful member of St. Joseph the Worker and St. Anne Mission Catholic churches, in Dayton. Often times you could find her walking to church if a ride unavailable. Maria pursued many interests, some of which included spending time with her children and grandchildren, playing Bingo, and doing word search puzzles.  She was a nurturing person who never met a stranger, she also loved to sing and dance while listening to country music.

Although she was often feisty and very set in her own ways, Maria a very loving sister, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend to many who knew her. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Andres R. Cabello; her son Joey Cabello; her grandson Jesse Cabello; and her sister Rachel Rocha. Maria leaves behind to cherish her loving memory, her children Rosalinda Rombs and husband Richard of Dayton, Andres Cabello, Jr. and Delfidea Alvarado of Katy, Juan Cabello and wife Kathy of Dayton, Annabelle Cabello of Dayton, Helen Cabello of Baytown; her twelve grandchildren and twenty-two great-grandchildren; her sister Manuela Alva of Detroit Michigan; and a host of other loving relatives and friends.

At the family’s request, services for Maria will be private.

Due to the current situation with COVID-19, Facemasks ARE REQUIRED to be worn by all employees, customers, vendors and visitors, 10 years or older, wear face coverings when accessing areas of the commercial entity’s premises that involve close contact or proximity to other employees or members of the public, where six feet of separation is not feasible. Face coverings required by this order may include but are not limited to surgical masks, industrial masks, homemade masks, scarfs (sic), bandanas (sic) or handkerchiefs. It is strongly recommended to minimize the size of services in order to keep our families and staff healthy and safe, along with adhering to all health and social distancing requirements as set forth in the new guidance. Exec. Order No. GA 28 (June 26, 2020).

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Before creating Bluebonnet News in 2018, Vanesa Brashier was a community editor for the Houston Chronicle/Houston Community Newspapers. During part of her 12 years at the newspapers, she was assigned as the digital editor and managing editor for the Humble Observer, Kingwood Observer, East Montgomery County Observer and the Lake Houston Observer, and the editor of the Dayton News, Cleveland Advocate and Eastex Advocate. Over the years, she has earned more than two dozen writing awards, including Journalist of the Year.

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