Virgilio Terrazas-Campos Sr. of Batesville died on June 22, 2014, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital. He was was born on April 20, 1949, in Mexico to Olga Terrazas Campos Sandoval and Elias Terrazas Campos. He was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife, Mary Alice Terrazas of Batesville; three children, Virgilio E. Terrazas Jr., Robert Jesse Terrazas and wife, Monica, and Rene Walsmith, all of Batesville; three brothers: Juan Jose Terrazas Campos, Sergio Terrazas Campos and Elias Terrazas Campos, all of Mexico; two sisters, Dora Augia Terrazas Vega and Sandra Luz Terrazas Menchaca, both of Mexico. Visitation was held Wednesday from 2 to 9 p.m. with the recitation of a rosary at 7 p.m. at Uvalde Funeral Home. Funeral services were held Thursday at 1 p.m. at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church with the Rev. Gustavo Ortega officiating.
Billie Marie Stockton, 72, of Bandera died on June 25, 2014, at her residence. Funeral services will be held today at 2 p.m. in Ft. McKavett She was born on Jan. 27, 1942, in Ft. McKavett to Marie Stockton and Bill Stockton. Stockton went to school in Uvalde. Her parents managed Live Oak Lake and RV park for many years. Her brother, John, continued in the business until this year. She was preceded in death by her parents; and one brother, Sam Stockton. She is survived by one son, Cody Burns of Bandera; one daughter, Shawn Morrison and husband, Randy, of Bandera; two granddaughters, Mattie Morrison and Maci Morrison; and one brother, John Stockton and wife, Sue, of Goldwaithe. According to the family, Stockton loved her dogs, her granddaughters, and dancing. The family requests memorials be made to the Bandera Fire Department, 503 Main St., Bandera, TX 78003; or Bandera United Methodist Church, 1103 Cedar St., Bandera, TX 78003.
Ricky Nevarez, 37, of La Pryor died on June 26, 2014, at MD Anderson Hospital in Houston. A rosary was read yesterday and will be recited again today at 7 p.m. at the Rushing-Estes-Knowles Chapel. A Mass will be held tomorrow at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in La Pryor. Interment will follow in La Pryor Cemetery. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.
Minerva O. Diaz, 55, of Sabinal died on June 24, 2014, at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio. She was born on Dec. 28, 1958, in Eagle Pass to Olivia Ortegon Diaz and Eulalio Diaz. She is survived by two sons, Martin Corey Villasana and wife, Carrie, and Robert Villasana Jr. and wife, Marie, all of Sabinal; one sister, Armandina Medina of Palmer; one brother, Lalo Diaz of Uvalde; and seven grandchildren, Fabian G. Villasana, Kadin Paiva, Trevor Paiva, Karysma Mitchell, Kadin Villasana, Gracie Villasana and Kole Villasana. She was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters, Jovita Chavez, Olivia Landeros and Maria Silvas; and and three brothers, Santos Diaz, Humberto Diaz and Rolando Diaz. A memorial service was held yesterday at 11 a.m. at the Rushing-Estes-Knowles Chapel in Uvalde.