Elia Maria Borjas passed away at her Waxahachie residence Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009. She was born in Falfurrias, Texas, to Salome and Estella (Guerra) Deleon. She was a homemaker. She attended Bethesda Assembly of God Church in Waxahachie. She will be missed by all who loved her and knew her.

She is survived by sons, Agapito Borjas and wife Elsie of Waxahachie, Rigoberto Borjas of Lubbock, Jesse Borjas and wife Anna of Red Oak, Danny Borjas and wife Belinda of Lubbock; daughters, Carmelita Albarado and husband Crox of Waxahachie, Melissa Borjas of Lubbock, Angelita Garcia and husband Edward of Lubbock; and 21 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Agapito Borjas Sr.

The family will receive friends and relatives from 6-8 p.m. Sunday at Wayne Boze Funeral Home. The celebration of her life will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 23, 2009, in the Pat Boze Memorial Chapel of the funeral home with Pastor Rudy DeLeon officiating. Interment will follow in Waxahachie City Cemetery.

Arrangements are under the direction of Wayne Boze Funeral Home.