John Wyatt Gibbens, 83, of Bulverde died on Dec. 15, 2015, at his residence. He was born on May 21, 1932, in Uvalde County to Margaret (Heard) and William Peter Gibbens. On July 13, 1956, he married Louaunna Koen. He attended Uvalde High School.
Belia Torralva Verdusco, 92, of Uvalde died on Dec. 10, 2015, at the Amistad Nursing Home. She was born on April 12, 1923, in Eagle Pass to Dolores (Castillo) and Simon Torralva. She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Victor E.
Ester Cardona Ruiz, 72, of Uvalde died on Dec. 12, 2015, at the Amistad Nursing Home. A funeral service will be held today at 10 a.m. at the Templo Cristiano. Interment will follow at the Hillcrest Cemetery. She was born on Sept.
Elton Andrew Burns was born on Dec. 9, 1924, to Robert and Minnie Burns in Granger. He went to be with his Lord on Dec. 13, 2015, at the age of 91 years and 4 days. Elton grew up in Bell County and lived on the family farm until he entered the U.S. Army.
Isabel C. Lopez Jr. of Crystal City died Dec. 10, 2015, at Nix Hospital in San Antonio. Funeral arrangements are pending. Call Uvalde Funeral Home, 830-278-4447, for service date, time, and location. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.