Betty Irene Atkinson, 59, of La Pryor died on May 24, 2014, in La Pryor. A memorial service will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Rushing-Estes-Knowles Chapel with the Rev. Dan Bliss officiating. Interment will follow in La Pryor Cemetery. She was born on Aug. 4, 1954, in Carrizo Springs to Bobbie Tollett Dennis and Henry Dennis. She is survived by three daughters, Aleta Lloyd and husband, Mike, of Bandera, and Michele Atkinson and Kelly Perez, both of La Pryor; mother, Bobbie June Dennis; one sister, Alice McHazlett and husband, Dwight, of Uvalde; two brothers, Cordie Dennis and wife, Jan, of Beeville and John Dennis and wife, Anna, of Junction; and eight grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father, Henry Dennis; one brother, Cameron Dennis; and one niece, Lenise McHazlett. RUSHING-ESTES-KNOWLES MORTUARY, WWW.REKFUNERALS.COM
Francisco Prado III, 44, of Batesville died on May 22, 2014, in Uvalde. Visitation will be held today from 4 to 8 p.m. at Uvalde Funeral Home with the recitation of a rosary at 7 p.m. A funeral Mass will be held tomorrow at 11 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Batesville. Interment will follow at a later time at Batesville Cemetery in Batesville. He was born on Oct. 22, 1970, in Uvalde to Maria Prado and Francisco Prado Jr. He is survived by his mother, resident of Batesville; and one brother, Patricio Prado of Batesville. He was preceded in death by his father.
Marie Stockwell, 81, of Uvalde died on May 26, 2014, at Uvalde Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. Graveside services will be held tomorrow at 10 a.m. at Hillcrest Cemetery. She was born on Aug. 31, 1932, in Winterhaven to Velma Montgomery Mortensen and Ernest Mortensen. She is survived by three daughters, Jumanna Stark and husband, James, and Randa Jazairi, both of New Hampshire and Badria Walker of North Carolina; two brothers, James Mortensen of Uvalde and John Alan Mortensen of Florida; and five grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; and one brother. RUSHING-ESTES-KNOWLES MORTUARY, WWW.REKFUNERALS.COM
Jackie Eileen Simon, 72, of Uvalde died on May 21, 2014, at her residence. A memorial service will be held today at 2 p.m. at the Rushing-Estes-Knowles Chapel. She was born on Aug. 19, 1941, in Port Arthur to Doris Evelyn Doiron Lacombe and Roy Lacombe. She is survived by her mother, resident of Orange; one daughter, Evelyn Hernandez and husband, Lee, of Canyon Lake; two sisters, Anita Miller and husband, David, of Orange and Bonnie Voigele of Nederland; two brothers, Pete Pelloat of Bridge City and Glenn Pelloat and wife, Susie, of Vidor; three grandchildren, Robert Mittelstadt, Melissa Mittelstadt and Austin Mittelstadt; three great-grandchildren, Kassidee Mittelstadt, Brayden Ferrell and Riley Mittelstadt; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father; husband, Wilburn Simon; one son, Keaton Simon; and one sister, Barbara Touchette. RUSHING-ESTES-KNOWLES MORTUARY, WWW.REKFUNERALS.COM
Eva Annette Frisbie, 74, of Leakey died on May 18, 2014, at her residence. Graveside services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Reagan Wells Cemetery in Reagan Wells with the Rev. Larry Ideker officiating. She was born on June 17, 1939, in Houston to Frances Banker Lapham and Edward Lynn Lapham. She is survived by three children, Karen Frisbie of Pittock, Canada, Chris Frisbie and Candy Frisbie both of Leakey; two brothers, Edward Lapham of Houston and Errol Lapham of Reading, Pennsylvania; two sisters, Sue Laird of Brazoria and Lynda Truitt of West Columbia; and eight nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; and husband, E.E. “Al” Frisbie. NELSON FUNERAL HOME OF LEAKEY, WWW.NELSONFUNERALHOMES.NET