Brandon Keith “Poker” Casburn, 42, of Utopia died on Feb. 3, 2016, at his residence. A funeral service will be held today 4 p.m. at the Living Waters Church in Utopia. Interment will be tomorrow at 2 p.m. at the Odd Fellows Cemetery in Anderson. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.
Maria Botello “Maruka” Alejandro, 82, of Sabinal died on Feb. 3, 2016, in San Antonio. A rosary was recited yesterday and will be recited today at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary in Sabinal. A mass of Christian burial will be held tomorrow at 11 a.m. at St.
Inez Gonzales, 91, of Uvalde died on Feb. 2, 2016, at her residence. Funeral services are pending with Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.
Charles Linsen Chaney Sr., 80, of Utopia died on Jan. 28, 2016, in Cedar Park. He was born on Nov. 20, 1935, in Sabinal to Lena Belle (McNair) and Charles H. Chaney. He is survived by two daughters, Carol Smith and husband, Hollis, of Bertram, and Ranee Smith and husband, Chuck, of New Braunfels; two sons, Charles Chaney Jr.
Oscar C. Castaneda Jr., 68, of Uvalde died on Jan. 30, 2016, in San Antonio. He was born on Jan. 1, 1948, in Eagle Pass to Consuelo (Castellanos) and Oscar C. Castaneda Sr. He married Carmen Rodriguez in Uvalde on Feb.