Joan Keeney, 75, of Center Point, formerly of Sabinal, died on March 13, 2014, in at Sid Peterson Hospital in Kerrville. She was born on Oct. 15, 1938, in Uvalde to Irene Connell and Leslie Connell. Keeney was the oldest of three siblings. She is survived by three daughters, Debi Alderson of San Antonio, Cissy Foster and husband, Martin, of Sabinal and Sondra Keeney of Kerrville; one brother, Johnny Connell and wife, Dolores, of Sabinal; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and three nieces. She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Chuck Keeney; one brother, Don Connell; and one nephew, Daunt Lee Connell. A memorial service was held on March 16 at the First Baptist Church of Sabinal. The family requests memorials be made to the First Baptist Church, 607 N. San Antonio St., Sabinal, TX, 78881. WRIGHTS FUNERAL PARLOR OF KERRVILLE
Alejandro Aguirre, 77, of Uvalde died on March 12, 2014 at Amistad Nursing Home in Uvalde. He was born on Feb. 6, 1937, in Uvalde to Maria Hernandez and Alejandro Aguirre Sr. He is survived by six brothers, Armando Aguirre Sr. of San Antonio, Samuel Castro Sr. and wife Enriqueta, Gilberto Castro Sr. and wife Diana, Silvestre Castro Sr., and Ernesto Castro Sr. all of Uvalde, and Frank Castro Sr. and wife Lupe of Roswell, N.M.; five sisters, Manuela Munoz of Sabinal, Rosalinda Alvarado, Maria Zamora and Janie Rubio, all of Uvalde, and Maria Elida Martinez of Brownfield; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; and two sisters, Juanita Juarez and Anita Juarez. Interment was held yesterday at Hillcrest Cemetery.