Michelle “Mikki” Renee Shelby Cockrell, 41, of Sabinal, died on June 13, 2015 in San Antonio. Funeral services will be held today at 3:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Sabinal with the Rev. Monty Benson officiating. She was born on Sept. 20, 1973 in Fort Smith
Irma Rauch Koehler, 102, of La Pryor died on June 16, 2015, at Amistad Nursing Home in Uvalde. She was born on Dec. 2, 1912, in Schumansville to Anna Bodemann Rauch and Otto Rauch. She is survived by two daughters, Alice Koehler of La Pryor and Kay Reddick of Beeville; six grandchildren, Tommy Atkinson Jr.
William “Bill” Howard Gardner Jr., 63, of Oaxaca, Mexico, formerly of Uvalde, died on December 7, 2014 in Houston. He was born on May 28, 1951 in San Antonio to Zelma Thomas Gardner and W.H. “Bill” Gardner Sr. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, June 28, 2015 at 2 p.m. at Rushing- Estes-Knowles Mortuary. The immediate family requests that relatives and friends gather to celebrate Bill’s life, reminiscence, and share stories.
Patricia Petty Pitts, 77, of Knippa died on June 13, 2015, at Amistad Nursing Home. She was born on April 2, 1938, in Crystal City to Josephine Heaner Petty and Elmer Louis Petty. She is survived by two sons, Steve Petty and wife, Penci, of Gonzales