George Robert McCarley, age 73, of Uvalde, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016, at Peterson Regional Memorial Hospital in Kerrville. He was born on June 22, 1943, in San Antonio to George Tyra McCarley and Atha Bee (Hendrickson) McCarley. On April 23, 1964, he married Dorothy Howard in Cotulla. In 1966, he joined the U.S. Navy and was assigned to nuclear submarines. He served on the USS Wasp, USS Sam Rayburn and USS Flying Fish. He spent six years in the military.
Zulema C. Medina, 77, of La Pryor died on Oct. 13, 2016, in San Antonio. She was born on Feb. 4, 1939, in La Pryor to Irene (Hernandez) and Jesus Cervantez. She married Alejandro Medina in 1961 in Laredo. She is survived by her husband of 55 years, of La Pryor; three sons, Jose Cervantez of Willmar, Minnesota, Alejandro Medina Jr.
Victor Estrada “Coyote” Luna, 70, of Bakersfield, California, formerly of Uvalde, died on Oct. 7, 2016, in Bakersfield, California. A memorial service will be held on Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Uvalde Catholic Cemetery. Deacon Hector Garcia will officiate. He was born on Oct.
Rachel Laverne Bradford, 92, of Uvalde died on Oct. 11, 2016, in San Antonio. A graveside service will be held tomorrow at 1 p.m. at the Vance Cemetery in Vance. Arrangements are with Nelson Funeral Home of Camp Wood. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.
Armando T. Martinez, 61, of Uvalde died on Oct. 10, 2016, at Life Care Hospital in San Antonio. A rosary was recited yesterday and will be recited again today at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A funeral mass will be held tomorrow at 11:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. He was born on Aug.
Elena G. Martinez, 69, of Uvalde died on Oct. 6, 2016, at Uvalde Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. She was born on Nov. 06, 1946, in Uvalde to Manuela (Rodriguez) and Angel Gomez. She married Florencio Martinez in 1996 in Uvalde. Martinez is survived by her husband of 20 years; four sons, Oscar Bustamante, Ervey Bustamante, and Arnoldo Bustamante, all of Uvalde, and Ernesto Bustamante of Fort Worth; two sisters, Angelita Aguinaga of Uvalde, and Janie G.
Armando Torralva Martinez, 61, of Uvalde died on Oct. 10, 2016, at Life Care Hospital in San Antonio. A rosary will be recited on Saturday and again on Sunday at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A funeral mass will be held on Monday at 11:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.
Prajedes Ramos Tobias, 72, of San Martin, California, formerly of Uvalde, died on Oct. 2, 2016, at his residence. A rosary will be recited on Thursday at 7 p.m.at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A mass of Christian burial will be held on Friday at 2 p.m.