EASTLAND – Jovita Plascencia, wife, mother, daughter and sister was called home to be with the Lord Friday January 25, 2019. She was 54 years old. She was born on April 15, 1964 in East Bernard Texas to Antonio and Alicia Zavala of Wallis, TX. She was raised in Wallis where she graduated from Brazos High School in 1983. She then moved to Eastland TX in 1985 where she married Ciro Plascencia on May 14, 1988. She was a Volunteer at Eastland Memorial Hospital and The Closet Angel Ministries at First Baptist Church in Eastland. She was employed at Siebert Elementary where she worked for numerous years where she later retired. Jovita was always helping people all over town without hesitation. She was a member of Emmanuel Iglesia Bautista in Olden, TX. She is survived by her husband and best friend, Ciro Plascencia of Eastland; son, CJ Plascencia and wife Brittany; grandsons, Cameron and Carson Plascencia and granddaughter, Ciara Jovita Plascencia of Eastland, son, Daniel Plascencia and wife Crystal; granddaughter, Caydence Plascencia; grandsons, Braydence, Kase and Kanon Plascencia of Ranger TX. She is also survived by her precious mother, Alicia Zavala of Wallis, TX; brother, Juan Zavala and wife Margie of Marfa,TX; brother, Rosendo Zavala of Brookshire, TX; brother, Ruben Zavala and wife Esther of Rosenberg,TX; brother, Oscar Zavala and Annie of Wallis, TX; sister, Ramona Zavala of Sealy, TX; sister, Maria Zavala of Houston, TX; sister, Lupe Zavala of Kissimmee, Florida; sister, Esther Cervantes and husband Juan of Wallis, TX; brother, Ramiro Zavala and wife Delores of Beasley, TX; sister, Gracie Zavala of Pattinson, TX; sister, Petra Garza and husband Sergio of Missouri City, TX; and brother, Fidencio Zavala of Sealy, TX. Jovita leaves behind numerous nephews, nieces and a ton of friends who will miss her tremendously. Jovita was preceded in death by her nephew, Augustine Alberto Cervantes in 1997 and her father, Antonio Zavala in 2003.
A viewing is set for Tuesday January 29, 2019 from 6pm to 8pm at Edwards Funeral Home Eastland, TX. Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday January 30, 2019 at 2 pm at Leon River Cowboy Church in Olden, TX with Pastors Eddie Gonzales and Cristobal Cruz officiating. Pallbearers will be brothers, Juan, Rosendo, Ruben, Oscar Fidencio Zavala and her nephew, Ricky Martinez Jr.