Mrs. Canava was born March 26, 1946, in Bell County, the daughter of Raymond Udy and Cordie (Orrick) Udy. She married Daniel Canava January 29, 1962, in Belton. She was a homemaker. She was a Christian.
Survivors include her husband of 51 years, Daniel Canava of Salado; one son, Daniel Canava, Jr. of Belton; two daughters, Mary Ann Long of Salado and Barbara Ann Rodriguez of Belton; one sister, Cora Lee Bronson of Temple; eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Donations may be made to the Danny Thomas Foundation, St. Jude’s Hospital, stjude.org.