Consuelo Menchaca Barron, 74, of Uvalde died on Jan. 1, 2016, at the Uvalde Memorial Hospital. She was born on Dec. 31, 1941, in Uvalde to Trinidad (Macias) and Miguel Diaz Menchaca. She is survived by her husband, Samuel Agapito Barron Sr. of Uvalde; two sons, Samuel Barron Jr.
Damacio “Nacho” Sanchez, 87, of Austin, formerly of Uvalde, died on Dec. 28, 2015, in Austin. He was born on Dec. 11, 1928, in Hondo to Antonia (Rodriguez) and Calletano Sanchez. According to the family, he served his country proudly and honorably as a member of the U.S.
Alice Ruth Sobrino passed away peacefully in the early morning of Dec. 26, 2015. She was born on Sept. 22, 1921, in Wichita Falls, to Bertha A. Lange Wolf and Karl August Wolf. Her brother was James Raymond. She moved from her birthplace to Llano, where she lived downtown on the river. She spent many of her summers visiting her Aunt Lily in her mom’s old family homestead.
Caroline N. Peña died on Dec. 26, 2015, at the age of 90, at the Amistad Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Uvalde. Caroline was born on Sept. 27, 1925, in Montell. She is survived by one daughter, Pearl Galvan; and two sons, J. Rick Pena and wife, Marlene, of Illinois and George A. Pena and wife, Kathleen, of Uvalde. A recitation of the Holy Rosary was held at Pennington Funeral Home yesterday at 11 a.m.
Esta Lee McElroy, 91, of Uvalde died on Dec. 27, 2015, at her son’s residence. Funeral services will be held on Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Getty Street Church of Christ, with interment following at the Hillcrest Cemetery.
Daniel Earl Kral, 76, of Brackettville died on Dec. 23, 2015, at the Metropolitan Methodist Hospital in San Antonio. He was born on Oct. 5, 1939, in Crystal City to Emma (Tiechman) and Victor Kral. He married Betty Jo Hunter in La Pryor on Sept.
Allen Houston, 49, of Uvalde, passed away in Fredericksburg on Dec. 19, 2015, after an 11-month battle with cancer. Allen was born in Irving, on March 6, 1966, to parents Stan and Shirley (Quinn) Houston.
Frances E. Brookshier, 92, died on Dec. 25, 2015, in Phoenix, Arizona. She was born on Feb. 23, 1923, in Sabinal to Frances (Bell) and Robert Wesley Wyatt. She graduated from Sabinal High School and Texas State College for Women before enlisting in the U.S.
Frank Harold Ayres, 68, of Floresville, formerly of Uvalde, died on Dec. 22, 2015, at his residence. He was born on Dec. 19, 1947, in Uvalde to Elfie M. (Brodie) and Clyde D. Ayres. He graduated from Uvalde High School in 1967, and Southwest Texas Junior College in 1969. He served in the U.S.