Glenn Patrick Felts, 50, of Terlingua died on Feb. 4, 2014, in Terlingua. He was born on June 18, 1963, in Odessa. Felts grew up in Sabinal, attended Sabinal schools and graduated from high school in 1981. He advanced his education in Waco graduating from Texas State Technical College with a degree in electronic engineering. He had lived in Terlingua for 23 years operating La Kiva Restaurant and Bar. He is survived by his parents, Milton and Vaneta Felts of Comfort; one sister, Molly Gillespie and husband, Jason, of Portland; one niece, Shelby Gillespie of Portland; one nephew, Mason Gillespie of Portland; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
Carl Byron Hilderbran Sr., 86, of Uvalde died on Feb. 17, 2014, at his residence. Cremation is under the direction of Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A memorial service will be held at a later date. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News. RUSHING-ESTES-KNOWLES MORTUARY, WWW.REKFUNERALS.COM
Robbie Jay Munson McDonald, 93, of Galveston, formerly of Uvalde, died on Jan. 27, 2014. She was born July 30, 1920, in Lavaca County to Ioma Archer Munson and Mack Munson. The family said McDonald was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church. She is survived by three daughters, Olivia Johanson and husband, James, of Burnet, Donna McElroy of Houston and Renee Templer of Galveston; two sons, O.H. McDonald of Las Vegas, Nev. and Robbin McDonald of Austin; nine grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Wilma Dean Kelly; and two brothers, Clifford Munson and Gilbert Evans. Funeral services were held on Feb. 1 at 1 p.m. at the Thiele-Cooper Funeral Home in Yoakum with the Rev. Bert Bagley officiating. Interment followed in Pilot Grove Cemetery. THIELE-COOPER FUNERAL HOME OF YOAKUM, WWW.THIELECOOPER.COM
Marivel “Mari” P. Rios, 42, of Batesville died on Feb. 13, 2014, in Edmond, Okla. She was born on Jan. 20, 1972, in Crystal City to Genoveva Padilla Rios and Tiburcio Rios. She is survived by two sisters, Amada Frayre and Olivia Aguirre, both of Batesville; two brothers, Tiburcio Rios Jr. and wife, Maria J., and Federico Rios Sr. and wife, Martha, all of Batesville; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents. A prayer service was held on Feb. 16 at 7 p.m. at the Rushing-Estes-Knowles Chapel. Funeral services were held on Feb. 17 at 3 p.m. at the Rushing-Estes-Knowles Chapel. Interment followed in Batesville Cemetery. RUSHING-ESTES-KNOWLES MORTUARY, WWW.REKFUNERALS.COM