Mona Christine “Chrissy” Stavinoha

Mona Christine “Chrissy” Stavinoha

October 21, 1959 - October 16, 2018

            Mona Christine “Chrissy” Stavinoha, 58, of Pledger, Texas passed away October 16, 2018.  She was born October 21, 1959 in Wharton, Texas to the late Willis Marion Sherrill and Annie Estella Balusek Sherrill.

            Mona married the love of her life, Tim Stavinoha on August 12, 1978 and they had one child Amy Stavinoha Benavides.

            In addition to her parents; she was preceded in death by her sister, Jimmy Jenkins.

            Survivors include her husband of 40 years, Tim Stavinoha; daughter, Amy Jo Benavides (Tommy); brothers, Buddy Sherrill (Kathy) and Alan Sherrill (Margaret); and her grandchildren, Miracle Annie Benavides and Grant “Buster” Benavides.

            She was a graduate of Boling High School and attended Lamar University where she received her Bachelor's Degree in Education.  Her love of teaching lasted 30 years. The apple of her eye were her two precious grandchildren, Miracle and Buster, with whom she was dedicated in every aspects of their lives, from Annie's Cheer and Dance to Buster’s Soccer and Karate.

            Visitation will begin at 3 p.m. Saturday, October 20, 2018 at Taylor Bros. Funeral Home in Bay City, Texas, followed by services at 4 p.m. with Matt Springfield officiating.

            In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in her name to the American Diabetes Association at

            Arrangements with Taylor Bros. Funeral Home, Bay City, Texas; 979-245-4613.