Shirley Jean Gonzales, 53, Manzanola resident, died at her home in Manzanola on Wednesday evening, March 19, 2008. She was born on August 22, 1954 in Manzanola, a daughter of Rosendo and Mary Cruz Chavez. She attended Manzanola Schools and graduated from Manzanola High School. She is survived by two sons, Jason (Jessica) Gonzales and Richard “Lenny” (Abigail) Gonzales, all of Manzanola, and two grandson’s Marcos and Tre Gonzales; four brothers, Freddie Chavez and Richard Chavez, of Manzanola, Rosendo Chaves of Clovis, NM and Manuel Chaves of CA; five sisters, Ida Niley of Colorado Springs, Delphinia Ramos of CA; Paula Arnold of WI; Bertha Chavez of Denver, and Pat Castillo of Denver. A brother, Julian and a sister, Gloria Martinez, preceded Mrs. Gonzales in death. A combined Rosary service and funeral Mass will be said at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Rocky Ford at 12 o’clock noon on Thursday, March 27, 2008 with Father Maurio Maurillo officiating. Burial of cremains will be at the Mountainview Cemetery in Manzanola following the services. Griffy Family Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.