Obituaries

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...
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Jackie L. Baker

Jackie Lee Baker, 77, of Kendalia died on July 11, 2016, at Happy Living Care Home in Boerne. A funeral service will be held today at 9:30 a.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary, with interment following at Leakey Cemetery.
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Turid Cabada Murray

Turid May Fjeld Cabada Murray, 75, of Uvalde, died on July 6, 2016, at her residence. She was born on Aug. 28, 1940, in Oslo, Norway, to Ragnvald Andreas Andersen-Fjeld and Dagmar Fjeld, nee Hansen. She was baptized into the Norwegian Church, Congregation of Ostre Aker, Oslo, Oct.
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Veronica Ann Cox

Veronica Ann Cox, 73, of Camp Wood died on July 3, 2016, at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio. She was born on Dec.
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Paul Bernard Coffman

Paul Bernard “Uncle Bee” Coffman, 80, of Utopia died on July 5, 2016 at his residence of natural causes. He was born on Jan. 24, 1936, in Huntington, West Virginia to Eva (Mannion) and Emmett Coffman. He was the youngest of three children. He served in the U.S.
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Veronica A. Cox

Veronica Ann Cox, 73, of Camp Wood died on July 3, 2016, at the Methodist Hospital in San Antonio. Funeral services are pending with Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.
 
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Jun

Warren B. Woods

Warren B. Woods joined his wife of 59 years, Betty H. Woods, with the Lord on Thursday, June 23, 2016. Born July 1, 1921, in Loraine to Sam Woods and Lonnie Blanton Woods, he was preceded in death by his parents and sisters, Bonita Adams and Geraldine Thornton, and is survived by his brother, Glenn Woods. Warren lived life to the fullest.
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30
Jun

William G. Sieckenius IV

William “Bill” George Sieckenius IV, 77, of Uvalde died on June 26, 2016, at the Methodist Hospital in San Antonio. A graveside service will be held today at 11:30 a.m. at Hillcrest Cemetery. He was born on Feb.
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30
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Norton L. Eckenrod Sr.

Norton “Nick” L. Eckenrod Sr., 85, of Brackettville died on June 23, 2016, at his residence. He was born in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, on Nov. 10, 1930, to Beulah (Wright) and Robert C. Eckenrod Sr. The family says Eckenrod served in the Korean and Vietnam Wars and was a highly decorated soldier, retiring after 26 years of service in the U.S.
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Roberto S. Cruz

Roberto S. Cruz, 78, of San Antonio, formerly of La Pryor, died on June 26, 2016, at his residence. A funeral mass will be held today at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. Interment will follow at La Pryor Cemetery. He was born on Aug. 8, 1937, in La Pryor to Aurora (Salazar) and Frederico Cruz. He married Maria Martha Perez on Dec.
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Ramon Sandoval Jr.

Ramon “Sandy” Sandoval Jr., 71, of Austin, formerly of Uvalde, died on June 23, 2016, in Austin. A visitation will be held on Tuesday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., and a rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. at the Harrell Funeral Home in Kyle. A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday at 2 p.m. at St.

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