Connie V. Tafolla

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...
Connie Concha V. Tafolla was called to be with the Lord on Feb. 14, 2014, at the age of 91. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 50 years, Judge Robert “Bobby” Tafolla; parents, Jacobo and Maria Venegas; brothers, Marshal and Raul Venegas; great-grandchildren, Caralinda Trevino, Steven Jonathan Garces and Miles Rae Tafolla. She is survived by her sons, Robert Marshal Tafolla of Uvalde, Texas, Jacob Leroy Tafolla of York Town, Texas and Marion David Tafolla and his wife, Sandra, of San Antonio, Texas; daughter, Rose Mary Tafolla of San Antonio, Texas; grandchildren, Jeanette Garces, Joyce, Jacob, Maria Christina, Davina, David Jr. and Robert Tafolla; 12 great-grandchildren; and greatgreat-grandchildren. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, greatgrandmother and great-great-grandmother. She and her husband owned The Ice Box Grocery Store on South Getty for many years, and she worked at Uvalde First State Bank. She also owned Connie’s Imports in San Antonio and Uvalde, Texas and was a Uvalde County Commissioner. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends for the love, kindness and support she blessed them with. Visitation was held on Sunday, Feb. 15, 2014, at La Divina Trinidad United Methodist Church. The funeral service was held on Monday, Feb. 16, 2014, at 11 a.m. with burial following at Hillcrest Cemetery. Our thanks to all our family and friends for all of their love, prayers and support. THE PRECEDING IS A PAID OBITUARY.
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