Jose E. Jimenez, 93, of Uvalde died on Sept. 2, 2014, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital. A rosary will be recited today and tomorrow at 7 p.m. at the Rushing-Estes-Knowles Chapel. A funeral Mass will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News. RUSHING-ESTES-KNOWLES MORTUARY, WWW.REKFUNERALS.COM
Albert Foster Nelson, 89, of Uvalde died on Aug. 30, 2014, at Amistad Nursing Home. He was born on Oct. 31, 1924, in Reagan Wells to Marie Davenport Nelson and Emmett Curtis Nelson. He is survived by one sister, Helen Van Pelt of Concan; one brother, Milton “Speck” Nelson of Houston; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, E.C. Nelson. Graveside services were held yesterday at 10 a.m. in Hillcrest Cemetery with Paul Stephens officiating. Pallbearers were Buster Page, Odie “Fats” Page, Jaime Gracia and Chris Van Pelt. RUSHING-ESTES-KNOWLES MORTUARY, WWW.REKFUNERALS.COM
Jeanette Gay Stone Box, 82, of Crystal City died on Aug. 23, 2014, at University Hospital in San Antonio. A memorial service will be held on Sept. 6 at 11 a.m. at First United Methodist Church in Crystal City. She was born on Sept. 2, 1931, in Crystal City to Emma Maude Harkey Rutledge and Evans C. Rutledge. After high school, Box attended Southwest Texas Junior College in Uvalde. She returned to college while she was in her 50s and got a master’s degree from Sul Ross State University. The family requests memorials be made to the First United Methodist Church, 616 East Val Verde, Crystal City, TX 78839; Methodist Children’s Home, 1111 Herring Ave., Waco, TX 76708; or Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch and Girlstown, 600 SW 11th Ave., Amarillo, TX 79101.