Jeanette Gay Stone Box, 82, of Crystal City died on Aug. 23, 2014, at University Hospital in San Antonio. A memorial service will be held on Sept. 6 at 11 a.m. at First United Methodist Church in Crystal City. She was born on Sept. 2, 1931, in Crystal City to Emma Maude Harkey Rutledge and Evans C. Rutledge. After high school, Box attended Southwest Texas Junior College in Uvalde. She returned to college while she was in her 50s and got a master’s degree from Sul Ross State University. The family requests memorials be made to the First United Methodist Church, 616 East Val Verde, Crystal City, TX 78839; Methodist Children’s Home, 1111 Herring Ave., Waco, TX 76708; or Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch and Girlstown, 600 SW 11th Ave., Amarillo, TX 79101.
Joshua Lucas Flores of Uvalde died on Aug. 23, 2014, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital at the age of 5 months. He was born on Feb. 27, 2014, to Adrianna Villafranca Flores and Joe Lucas Flores III. He is survived by his parents; maternal grandparents, Veronica and Antonio Villafranca Jr. of Austin; maternal great-grandparents, Bobby and Dolores Gomez of Austin and Antonio and Norma Villafranca of Smithville; paternal grandparents, Abby and Joe Flores Jr. of Paige; paternal greatgrandfather, Joe Flores Sr. of Giddings; one sister, Gabriella Flores of Uvalde; and numerous aunts, uncles, great-aunts and great-uncles. A prayer service was held Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Rushing-Estes-Knowles Chapel. Funeral services were held yesterday at 11 a.m. at Baptist Temple Church. Interment followed in Hillcrest Cemetery. Pallbearers were Antonio Villafranca Jr. and Joe Flores Jr. RUSHING-ESTES-KNOWLES MORTUARY, WWW.REKFUNERALS.COM
Jo Eva Hunter Mitchell Lee, 84, of Rohnert Park, California died on Aug. 5, 2014, at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital in Santa Rosa, California. She was born on Jan. 24, 1930, in Uvalde to Doris Hunter and Lester “Skeet” Hunter. According to the family, Lee had a zest for life, reading and a great love for travel. She is survived by five daughters, Marilynn Seeman of Reno, Nevada, Joellen Mitchell of Rohnert Park, California, Danalee Buhler and husband, Joe, of San Diego, California, D’Nelle Bloechl of Snohomish, Washington and Deanne King and husband, Monte, of Gonzales, Louisiana; one son, Daniel Mitchell and wife, Nelda, of Phoenix, Arizona; 11 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Michael Mitchell; one sister, Betty Jean VanFleet; and one brother, Lester Hunter Jr. A memorial service will be held on Oct. 12 in Reno, Nevada.