Barbara “Priss” Jean Yaeger, 64, of Uvalde died on Feb. 4, 2014, at her residence. A memorial service will be held today at 2 p.m. at the Rushing-Estes-Knowles Chapel with Paul Stephens officiating. She was born on Sept. 10, 1949, in Marathon to Lora Alice Lee Page and George Stonehouse Page. She married Roger Yaeger in Hondo on Aug. 14, 1984. She is survived by her husband of 29 years; one daughter, Misty Herrera and husband, Carlos, of Corpus Christi; one son, Trenton Yaeger and wife, Crystal; two sisters, Norrine Hopkins of Concan and Corrine Scott of Uvalde; two brothers, Buster Page and Fats Page, both of Sabinal; two grandchildren, Hailey Rodriguez and K.C. Brown; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by one son, Kenneth D. Yaeger; parents; and one brother, George “Cricket” Edward Page. RUSHING-ESTES-KNOWLES MORTUARY, WWW.REKFUNERALS.COM
Graveside services for Alvin L. Connell of Uvalde will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. in Barksdale Cemetery. Connell died on Jan. 27, 2014, at Amistad Nursing Home at the age of 85. He was born on Sept. 10, 1928, in Dry Creek to Mary Hatley Connell and Ammon Connell. A complete obituary was printed in the Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.
Alvin L. Connell, 85, of Uvalde died on Jan. 27, 2014, at Amistad Nursing Home. Graveside services will be held on Saturday, Feb. 8 at 10 a.m. in Barksdale Cemetery. He was born on Sept. 10, 1928, in Dry Creek to Mary Hatley Connell and Ammon Connell. He is survived by one son, Donnie Connell and wife, Dorothy, of San Antonio; three daughters, Donna Connell of Uvalde, Dana Wood and husband, Richard, of Bryan and Diane Jacobs and husband, Jim, of Emory; one brother, Joe Connell of Camp Wood; seven grandchildren, Joli Jacobs, Calli Wood, Cade Wood, Cody Wood, Caitlyn Connell, Parker Connell and Hailey Connell; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Faye Quick and Ida Martin; and two brothers, Leroy Connell and Jesse Ray Connell. RUSHING-ESTES-KNOWLES MORTUARY, WWW.REKFUNERALS.COM
Mary A. Dodson, 85, of Ft. Clark Springs died on Jan. 27, 2014, at Uvalde Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. She was born on Nov. 23, 1928, in Trinity to Eunice Ethridge Bruce and Fred Bruce. She married Charles Ray Dodson in Houston on July 5, 1949. He preceded her in death in 2012. She is survived by one nephew, Carl Bruce and wife, Pamela, of Gonzales; one niece, Tracy Dorris and husband, Jack, of Van Horn; five great-nieces, Amanda Lofgren, Tanya Muscara, Toni Kirk, Katie Dorris and Heather Dorris; one great-nephew, Jacob Dorris; and seven great-great-nieces and nephews, Coltain Lofgren, Trenton Martin, Lindsey Muscara, Dylan Valverde, Zoie Valverde, Jordan Edwards and Kaleb Edwards. Cremation is under the direction of Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. RUSHING-ESTES-KNOWLES MORTUARY, WWW.REKFUNERALS.COM
L. B. Gamble Jr., formerly of Uvalde, died on Jan. 26, 2014, in College Station. He was born July 18, 1944, in Mexia to Dorothy Gamble and L. B. Gamble Sr. Gamble was co-owner of Industrial Supply of Uvalde, as well as a DPS officer and chief deputy of the sheriff’s office there. He graduated from Sam Houston State University with a degree in criminal justice. He is survived by one son, Brent Gamble and wife, Misty, of Fredericksburg; one daughter, Brandi Gamble Sutherland and husband, Dub, of San Antonio; and five grandchildren, Taylor Gamble, Emma Gamble, Sophie Sutherland, Sloane Sutherland and Liam Sutherland. Funeral services were held yesterday at the First United Methodist Church in Mexia. PORTER FUNERAL HOME OF MEXIA