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Elena “Helen” Dutchover Bentley

September 28, 1925 — July 23, 2022

Fort Davis, Texas

Elena “Helen” Dutchover Bentley, 96, of Fort Davis, Texas passed away on  Saturday, July 23, 2022 in Burleson, Texas.

Viewing will be held on Friday, July 29, 2022 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at  Memorial Chapel at Alpine Memorial Funeral Home in Alpine, Texas. Praying of  the most holy rosary will be recited on Saturday, July 30, 2022, at 9:30 a.m. at St.  Joseph’s Catholic Church in Fort Davis, Texas, followed by a mass of Christian  Burial with Father Alfonso Sanchez to serve as celebrant. Burial will follow at St.  Joseph’s Cemetery in Fort Davis, Texas, where Elena “Helen” will be laid to rest.

Elena “Helen” was born in Balmorhea, Texas to Luis and Genoveva Dutchover on  September 28, 1925. She married George Bentley, Jr. on April 15, 1944 and were  married for 73 years. She was a homemaker. She was a devout Catholic and  attended St. Joseph’s Church in Fort Davis. She was a friend and a prayer warrior  for all.

She is preceded in death by her husband, George; brothers, Luis Dutchover,  Wilfred Dutchover, Lalo Dutchover, Alfredo Dutchover, and Ernesto Dutchover;  her parents; and sisters, Leovila Salcido, Lupe Mendoza, and Elvira Gonzales.

She is survived by her daughters, Gloria Acosta, Esperanza Granado, Mary Fierro,  Elida Rodriguez, Terry Bentley, and Susan Bentley; sons, George Bentley, III, and  Johnny Bentley; sister Vicky Solano. Elena “Helen” had 23 grandchildren, 56  great-grandchildren, and 6 great-great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers: Tristan De Leon, Seth De La Rosa, Austin Alvarado, Jamie Alvarado,  Nathan Alvarado, Noah Jimenez, and Michael Fierro, Jr.

Online condolences may be left at: www.alpinememorialfuneralhome.com

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Elena “Helen” Dutchover Bentley, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Friday, July 29, 2022

3:00 - 5:00 pm (Central time)

Alpine Memorial Funeral Home

209 W Sul Ross Ave, Alpine, TX 79830

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Praying of the Most Holy Rosary

Saturday, July 30, 2022

Starts at 9:30 am (Central time)

St. Joseph Catholic Church

800 State St, Fort Davis, TX 79734

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Mass of Christian Burial

Saturday, July 30, 2022

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

St. Joseph Catholic Church

800 State St, Fort Davis, TX 79734

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Interment following funeral service

Saturday, July 30, 2022

St. Joseph Catholic Church

800 State St, Fort Davis, TX 79734

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