Jose Refugio Gonzales, 86, of Uvalde died on Sept. 20, 2016, in Uvalde. Funeral services are pending with Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.
Mary Lou Gibson, 87, of Uvalde died on Sept. 19, 2016, at her residence. A graveside service will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. at Uvalde Cemetery. She was born on Aug. 10, 1929, in Burnet to Hazel (Howell) and Lloyd Fry. She married Robert Lee Gibson Jr. on Oct.
Pabla Velasquez Cruz, 76, of Uvalde died on Sept. 20, 2016, at Medina Regional Hospital in Hondo. A rosary was recited yesterday and will be recited again today at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A mass of Christian burial will be held tomorrow at 2 p.m.
James Herbert Averill, 84, of Uvalde died on Sept. 18, 2016, in San Antonio. He was born on Feb. 28, 1932, in Del Rio to Claire (Miller) and Mike Averill. He graduated from Del Rio High School in 1949 and Texas A&M University in 1954. He was briefly employed with the Texas Highway Department in Del Rio before joining the U.S.
Adalberto B. “Beto” Aguilar, 89, of Uvalde died on Sept. 18, 2016, at Amistad Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Uvalde. A chapel service will be held today at 11 a.m at Uvalde Funeral Home, followed by cremation. Interment will be on Oct. 8, 2016, at 10 a.m.
John Paul Bates, 84, formerly of Montell, died on Sept. 6, 2016, at his Uvalde residence. He was born on Oct. 27, 1931, in Vance to Gussie Lee (Burleson) and Jess Bates. Bates started school in Brackettville, where his father was the principal. He continued his education in Batesville and Uvalde, before moving to Bishop for his senior year.