Juana B. Aguero, 67, of La Pryor died on Aug. 17, 2015, at the Sister Mary Hospice Center in San Antonio. A rosary was recited on Wednesday and will be recited again today at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A funeral mass will be held tomorrow at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Uvalde.
Josefina Verjan, 49, of Crystal City died on Aug. 10, 2015, in D’Hanis. She was born on March 8, 1966, in Los Angeles, California to Margarita (Macias) and Alberto Estrada. She is survived by her parents; one daughter, Vanessa Verjan of Uvalde; one son, Sebastian Cervantes; one sister, Edubina Garcia; one brother, Roberto Delgado; one niece, Norma Garcia, all of Crystal City; and one nephew, Enrique Garcia of Austin. A prayer service was held on Thursday at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. Funeral services were held on Friday at 10 a.m. at the Templo Cristiano officiated by the Rev. Eddie de la Rosa. Interment followed at Hillcrest Cemetery.
Robert Clarence “Bob” Ryland, 72, formerly of Uvalde, died on July 31, 2015, in Elgin. A memorial service will be held on Aug. 22 at 4 p.m. at Calvary EpiscopalChurch, 603 Spring St., Bastrop, Texas, 78602. He is survived by one daughter, Patricia Louise Ryland of Elgin; two sons, Robert Cyrus Ryland and Jesse Tannehill Ryland, both of Elgin; five grandchildren, Martha Zo, Henry Levon Ryland, and Octavus Faulk Lawhorn, all of Elgin, and Jade Ryland and Hunter Ryland, both of Lockhart; two sisters, Frances Lowie Speer of Brookshire and Jean Foster of San Angelo; and two brothers, James H. Ryland of Corpus Christi and Jeff W. Ryland of San Antonio. He was preceded in death by his wife, Cynthia Tannehill, and one brother, John D. Ryland. In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to the Farmers Market Coalition at http://farmersmarketcoalition.
Leon Ledesma Ramirez, 87, of Uvalde died on Aug. 11, 2015, at Amistad Nursing Home. He was born on May 17, 1928, in Mexico to Ramona (Ledesma) and Roman Ramirez. He married Maria De Jesus Montalvo in Mexico. He is survived by five daughters, Dora Ofelia Ramirez of Batesville, Marta Vasquez and Evangelina Ramirez, both of Uvalde, Maria Elena Diaz of Mexico, and Berta Ramirez of Seagraves; four sons, Jesus Ramirez of Uvalde, Thomas Ramirez of Galveston, Pablo Ramirez of Van Buren, Arkansas, and Mario Ramirez of Fort Worth; two sisters, Francisca R. Ayala of Crystal City and Maria R. Rodriguez of Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico; 44 grandchildren; 51 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife and parents and one daughter, Beatrice Ramirez graveside service was held Wednesday at 4 p.m. at Hillcrest Cemetery.
Leon Ledesma Ramirez, 87, of Uvalde died on Aug. 11, 2015, at Amistad Nursing Home. He was born on May 17, 1928, in Mexico to Ramona (Ledesma) and Roman Ramirez. He married Maria De Jesus Montalvo in Mexico. He is survived by four daughters, Marta Vasquez and Evangelina Ramirez, both of Uvalde, Maria Elena Diaz of Mexico, and Berta Ramirez of Seagraves; four sons, Jesus Ramirez of Uvalde, Thomas Ramirez of