Mrs. Govella was born Nov. 17, 1927, to Esteven and Antonia Elizalde.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Samuel T. Govella.
Survivors include two sons, Manuel Govella and George Govella; five daughters, Gloria Rodriguez, Delia Rodriguez, Theresa Stewart, Rebecca Govella and Patsy Williams; brothers, Richard Elizalde, Steve Elizalde and Danny Elizalde; sisters, Siria Villarreal, Susan Beltran, Yolanda Chavira and Rachel McGough; 17 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren.
A rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Friday, June 20, in the Moore Funeral Home chapel.
The funeral Mass will be celebrated 10 a.m. Saturday, June 21, at St. James Catholic Church in Refugio.
Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery.