Xander Rene Romero was born and died on Oct. 29, 2015, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital. He is survived by his mother, Brittany Romero; maternal grandparents, Julie and Rene Romero; maternal great-grandparents, Esperanza and Abelardo Romero; and maternal great-grandmother, Carmen Gonzales, all of Uvalde; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. A rosary was recited on Oct. 30, 2015, at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary.
Gilbert Zamora Sr., 90, formerly of Uvalde, died on Oct. 31, 2015, in Round Rock. A liturgy service for the deceased will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, followed by a reception from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Uvalde. A military graveside service will be held on Nov. 9, 2015, at 10 a.m.
Eric Jason McGarrah, 42, of Uvalde died on Oct. 25, 2015, in San Antonio. Visitation will be held at the Southside Funeral Home, located at 6301 South Flores, San Antonio, Texas, 78214, today from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the same location tomorrow at 8 a.m.
Jesus “Jesse” F. Carabajal, 68, formerly of Uvalde, died on Oct. 27, 2015, at his residence in Reading, Pennsylvania. He was born on March 8, 1947, in Uvalde to Guadalupe (Trevino) and Manuel Carabajal. He was a roofer by trade, and a parishioner at St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Church in Reading, Pennsylvania. According to the family, he enjoyed country music, and he loved ice cream. He is survived by his wife, Maria E.
Engracia F. Vasquez, 100, of Sabinal died on Oct. 26, 2015, in Hondo. She was born on Dec. 21, 1914, in Mexico to Maria (Estrada) and Decidereo Flores. She was preceded in death by her parents, and husband, Marcelino Vasquez. A funeral mass was held on Tuesday at 4 p.m. at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Sabinal. Interment followed at St. Patrick’s Catholic Cemetery.
James A. Johnson, Ph.D., 82, formerly of Sabinal, died on Oct. 18, 2015, in Huntsville. A service will be held tomorrow at 2 p.m. at the Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home Chapel, located at 1700 Normal Park Dr. in Huntsville. He was born on Oct.
Raul Reyes Ballesteros, 76, of Uvalde died on Oct. 25, 2015, at the Uvalde Memorial Hospital. He was born on April 9, 1939, in Uvalde to Andrea (Reyes) and Manuel Ballesteros. He is survived by three daughters; Donelia Ballesteros of Fort Worth, Dora Guajardo of Uvalde, and Monica Ballesteros of