Geronimo 'Jerry' Chavez

Photo Contest

Where do you read the newspaper? The Uvalde Leader-News is again accepting photo submissions from people reading the newspaper in far-flung or unique geographical locations. The newspaper first held the contest in 2013 and received dozens of entries, which appeared one at a time on the front page of each edition of the newspaper – for nearly one year.Simply e-mail, mail or bring your photos into us on or before Dec. 31, 2016, to be eligible for the contest. Pictures will be judged on location, originality and authenticity and should be accompanied by a brief description...
Geronimo “ Jerry” Chavez, 89, of Uvalde died on Nov. 18, 2013, at his residence. A rosary will be recited today at 7 p.m. at the Rushing-Estes-Knowles Chapel. A funeral Mass will be held tomorrow at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery. Chavez was born on Jan. 5, 1924, in Albuquerque, N.M. to Cecilia Padilla Chavez and Manuel Chavez. He married Jane Merry on Feb. 20, 1960, in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. He is survived by his wife of 53 years; three daughters, Linda A. Chavez of Long Beach, Calif., Merry Chavez Anderson of Washington, D.C. and Sandra C. Bellew of Bethesda, Md.; one son, Luis C. Chavez of Uvalde; one sister, Nadine Bell of Mora, N.M.; one brother, Benny P. Chavez of Belen, N.M.; seven grandchildren, Gabriela Salcedo, Sofia Salcedo, Eric Anderson, Laura Anderson, Mark Anderson, Henry Bellew, and James Bellew; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Adolfo Chavez; and one sister, Kate Romero. Pallbearers will be Benny P. Chavez, Henry Bellew, James Bellew, Laura Anderson, Mark Anderson and Sofia Salcedo. RUSHING-ESTES-KNOWLES MORTUARY, WWW.REKFUNERALS.COM
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