Obituaries

Photo Contest

Where do you read the newspaper? The Uvalde Leader-News is again accepting photo submissions from people reading the newspaper in far-flung or unique geographical locations. The newspaper first held the contest in 2013 and received dozens of entries, which appeared one at a time on the front page of each edition of the newspaper – for nearly one year.Simply e-mail, mail or bring your photos into us on or before Dec. 31, 2016, to be eligible for the contest. Pictures will be judged on location, originality and authenticity and should be accompanied by a brief description...
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Rhonda J. Pennington

Rhonda J. Pennington, 62, of Sabinal died on June 13, 2016, at St.
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H. Joaquin Jackson

Former Texas Ranger Haynie Joaquin Jackson, 80, of Alpine, formerly of Uvalde, died on June 15, 2016, of cancer at his home. A memorial service will be held on June 25 at 1 p.m. at the Pete P. Gallego Center at Sul Ross State University in Alpine. Jackson was born on Nov.
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Alfredo H. Hinojosa

Alfredo “Freddy” Hill Hinojosa, 57, of Uvalde died on June 10, 2016, at his residence. He was born on Dec. 15, 1958, in Uvalde to Pura (Hill) and Antonio Hinojosa. He is survived by his father; two sons, Robert Hinojosa of San Antonio, and Fred Hinojosa Jr.
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Rodolfo Alejandro

Rodolfo “Rudy” Alejandro, 83, of Uvalde died on June 16, 2016, at his daughter’s residence. Services are pending with Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.
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Raul H. Vasquez Sr.

Mr. Raul H. Vasquez Sr., of Uvalde, Texas, passed away on June 2, 2016, at the age of 66. He was born in Knippa, Texas to the late Mr. Jesus and Mrs. Julia (Hernandez) Vasquez on November 1, 1949. He is survived by his wife, Mrs.
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Raymond G. Schaefer

Raymond Gilbert Schaefer, 90, of Uvalde died on June 12, 2016, at his residence. A memorial service will be held tomorrow at 10 a.m. at the Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. He was born on May 2, 1926, in Utopia to Bertie (Guess) and Albert Earl Schaefer. He is survived by two daughters, Ramona Jean Haby of Uvalde, and Barbara Lou Arthur of Kerrville; seven grandchildren; and 18 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death
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Fred G. Peña

Fred G. Peña, 73, of Uvalde died on June 13, 2016, in his home. A vigil and visitation will be held today from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church in Uvalde, and a rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. A funeral mass will be held tomorrow at 10 a.m. at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church. He was born on March 2, 1943, in Crystal City to Concepcíon (Garza) and Morgan Peña. He married Maria Noelia Montemayor on Aug.
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Helen E. Manis

Helen Elizabeth Manis, 77, of Utopia died on June 12, 2016, at her home. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, at 2 p.m. at the Living Waters Church in Utopia. The Rev.
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Francisco Lara Sr.

Francisco Lara Sr., 66, of La Pryor died on June 11, 2016, in San Antonio. He was born on Oct.
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Effie Johnson

Effie “Gail” Johnson, 79, of Llano, formerly of Uvalde, died on June 7, 2016, from injuries sustained in a bicycling accident while vacationing with friends on Mackinac Island, Michigan. She was born on Feb. 10, 1937, in Llano to Jewel (Ricketson) and Thomas Gregory. She graduated from Llano High School and Southwest Texas State 

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