Eligio Aguilar, 81, a farmer from Clarksdale, died Jan. 12, 2020 at Northwest Mississippi Medical Center. Visitation is 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, 2020 at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Clarksdale. Funeral mass is 1:30 p.m. Friday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Clarksdale with burial in the Shelby Cemetery in Shelby. Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale is handling the arrangements.
Mr. Aguilar was a member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church.
Survivors include his wife of 50 years Maria Navarro Aguilar; son Jessie Aguilar of Clarksdale; daughters Maria Reyna and Guadalupe Aguilar of Clarksdale; brothers Thomas Aguilar of Southaven, Phillip Aguilar, Masimo Aguilar, Bendecto Aguilar of Batesville, Ruben Salas of Wauchula, Fla., Porfirio Aguilar, Jesse Aguilar of Batesville and Ramrio Jimenez of Bowling Green, Fla.; sisters Susana Pala of Cleveland, Lorensa Arreola of Winona, Rebecca Jimenez of Wauchula, Fla. and Rosa Jimenez of Fla.; grandchildren Elliott Aguilar, Yazmin Herrera, Maribel Herrera, Isabel Herrera, Enrique Herrera, Antonia Morales, Carolina Morales, Maria Morales and Santiago Anderson and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents Angel and Elocadia Galban Aguilar; daughter Susan Aguilar; brothers Jimmy Aguilar, Demetrio Aguilar, Christopher Aguilar; sisters Rachel Jimenez and stepmother Olivia Aguilar.