Maria Estella Sosa Pruneda, 70, of Uvalde died on Aug. 16, 2016, at her residence. She was born on Sept. 12, 1945, in Camp Wood to Andrea (Ruiz) and Juan Sosa. She is survived by one daughter, Dana Pruneda of San Antonio; two sons, Danny Pruneda of San Antonio, and Darrell Deason of Uvalde; two sisters, Aida Menchaca of Carrizo Springs, and Vicki Valencia of San Antonio; two brothers, Juan R. Sosa Jr.
Jose “David” Gil Jr., 71, of Dimmitt, formerly of La Pryor, died on Aug. 16, 2016, in Dimmitt. He was born on Jan. 22, 1945, in La Pryor to Sofia (Saldana) and Jose Gil Sr. The family says Gil started playing the accordion at age 11, and in 1961 he played on his first TV show in San Antonio. He moved to Dimmitt in 1965 and worked as a farmer. The family says while working in agriculture, he worked for Leroy and J.C.
Services for Leama Gene Keele Holmes, 91, of Liberty City, were held on Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Chandler Street Church of Christ in Kilgore. Graveside services were held yesterday at 2 p.m. at the Uvalde Cemetery. Gene was born on Feb. 20, 1925, to Leamon Ganaway Keele and Alta Mae Howell Keele. She was married to Jesse Edward Holmes on Aug. 31, 1942. They were married for 52 years when he passed away.
Alfonso James Emerson Jr., fondly called “Red” by everyone who knew him, was born in Sabinal on Jan. 20, 1925, and passed away at age 91 at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio on Aug. 13, 2016. A memorial service for Red will be held tomorrow at 2 p.m. at the Sabinal Church of Christ.
Jose M. ‘’Indio’’ Alvarez, 64, of Uvalde died on Aug. 13, 2016, at his residence. He was born on Nov. 16, 1951, in Nueva Rosita, Coahuila, Mexico, to Catalina (Aguilar) and Manuel Alvarez. He married Beatriz Aguirre on Feb.
In the obituaries that were published in Thursday’s edition of the Uvalde Leader-News, it should have said that a graveside service for Johnnie B. Bradley was scheduled for Aug. 13, 2016, at 10 a.m. at Cypress Creek Cemetery in Real County.