Obituaries

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Telesforo Alvarado

Telesforo Alvarado, 74, of Uvalde died on March 9, 2017, at Northeast Baptist Hospital in San Antonio. Funeral arrangements 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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Conrado G. Ybarra

Conrado G. Ybarra, 85, of Uvalde died on March 2, 2017, at Audie L. Murphy Memorial VA Hospital in San Antonio. A celebration of life will be held on March 18, 2017, at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, followed by interment at the Uvalde Catholic Cemetery. The Rev. Eduardo D. Morales will officiate. He was born on Nov. 2, 1931, in Blewett to Francisca (Gonzalez) and Arturo Ybarra II. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War from 1951 to 1955. After retiring from the Central Power and Light Company, he worked for the Uvalde Police Department as a school crossing guard at the intersection of U.S. Highway 90 and Benson Road in Uvalde. According to the family he served as a Eucharist minister and greeter at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, and was a member of the Familia Sagrada Bible study group for 19 years, and also a member of the Thomas Valle American Legion Unit Post #479 since 1966.

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Dan W. Rose

Dan “Billy” W. Rose, 66, of Brackettville died on March 6, 2017, at Uvalde Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. He was born on Feb. 19, 1951, in Alvin to Anne (Cico) and Anthony “Tony” Rose. He grew up in Brackettville and attended Sul Ross State University, as well as Texas A&M University at Galveston. He graduated with a degree in accounting. Rose worked for the majority of his career as a construction foreman, building roads in Texas. According to the family, he loved his family and took pride in being a good friend to coworkers and neighbors. Rose is survived by two sisters, Sis Hawkins of Uvalde, and Bo Hagler and husband, Rick, of Brackettville; two brothers, Tony Rose and wife, Cheryl, of Texas City, and Joe Rose and wife, Angela, of Montgomery; and 11 nieces and nephews, Katy Maulsby, Steven Hagler, Jay Hawkins, Katy Monson, Will Hawkins, Michael Rose, Jamie Hawkins Kirkham, Chelsea Rose, Chloe Rose, Bailey Rose, and Levi Rose. He was preceded in death by his parents.

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Cindy H. Honaker

Cindy Heatly Honaker, 63, passed away on March 5, 2017, in San Marcos, surrounded by the love, care and comfort of her family and friends following a courageous battle with cancer. Her devotion to her family and her firm belief in God supported her through her fight and ultimately gave her peace. She was born in San Antonio on Feb. 2, 1954, to Dr. Maurice Dean and Celia (Tommie) Heatly. After graduating from San Marcos High School in 1972, she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in all level physical education/health from Sul Ross State University in Alpine in 1975. While attending Sul Ross she was vice president of Student Congress and crowned Homecoming Queen in 1975. She was an emergency medical technician, teacher and coach in Fort Stockton for several years. Her career as an educator and coach spanned over 30 years, with positions ranging from elementary P.E. teacher in Uvalde; junior high girls athletic coach and elementary P.E.

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Dewey S. Carlisle

Dewey Saunders Carlisle passed away peacefully in San Antonio on March 3, 2017, at the age of 87. Dewey was born in Uvalde on Sept. 21, 1929, to Acree Bishop Carlisle (Tio) and Edith Saunders Carlisle (Dutch). Dewey attended Getty Street Elementary School, West Main Street School and in 1946 he graduated from Uvalde High School. After high school, Dewey attended Southwest Texas Junior College, where he was honored with the Rainey Citizenship Award. Dewey graduated from SWTJC with an associate degree in 1948. After graduating, Dewey worked as a draftsman for Uvalde Lumber Company. On Oct. 11, 1950, Dewey enlisted in the U. S. Air Force, and gained the rank of Staff Sergeant. In 1952, Dewey served one year in the Korean War and was awarded the United Nations Service Medal (Korea), the Korean Service Medal, the Bronze Service Star, the National Defense Service Medal and the Good Conduct Service Medal.

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Judith A. Turner

Judith Ann Turner, 74, of Uvalde died on March 3, 2017, at Uvalde Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. She was born on Aug. 17, 1942, in East Hampton, Massachusetts, to Elizabeth (Laducier) and Norbert David Benham. She married George Oso ‘’Buddy’’ Turner on June 23, 1962, in Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico. The family says she cherished fellow parishioners at First United Methodist Church in Uvalde as extended family, and the feeling was mutual. She is survived by one son, Glen Turner and wife, Angela Gail; and one daughter, Anna Janine Turner and husband, Jerry Gonzales, all of Uvalde; seven grandchildren; three sisters-in-law; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; two brothers, David Norbert Benham and Ralph Benham; one grandchild, Christian Wade Turner; and several other family members. A memorial service was held yesterday at 10 a.m. at First United Methodist Church.

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Maria D. Ramirez

Maria De Jesus Ramirez, 90, of Uvalde died on March 6, 2017, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital. She was born on Jan. 6, 1927, in Nava, Coahuila, Mexico, to Porfiria (Perez) and Andres Ramirez. She married Margarito Ramirez on Dec. 22, 1946, in Nava, Coahuila, Mexico. She is survived by one daughter, Juana Alicia Elizondo and husband, Ernesto; three sons, Miguel Luna Ramirez and wife, Maria, and Gerardo Luna, all of Uvalde, and Manuel Luna and wife, Alma Rosa, of Nava, Coahuila, Mexico; two brothers, Felipe Ramirez and wife, Belia, and Francisco Ramirez and wife, Rita, all of Nava, Coahuila, Mexico; 14 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and one brother, Pedro Ramirez. A rosary was recited on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Rushing- Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A funeral mass was held yesterday at 11:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

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Cindy H. Honaker

Cindy Heatly Honaker, 63, of Huntsville, formerly of Uvalde, died on March 5, 2017, in San Marcos. A visitation will be held on Saturday at 10 a.m., followed by a memorial service at 11 a.m. at the Pennington Funeral Home, located at 323 N. Comanche St. in San Marcos. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

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Dewey S. Carlisle

Dewey Saunders Carlisle, 87, of San Antonio, formerly of Uvalde, died on March 3, 2017, in San Antonio. A memorial service will be held on Sunday at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Uvalde. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations be made to the Dr. John Barnes medical expense fund, c/o First Baptist Church of Uvalde, 220 N. High Street, Uvalde, TX, 78801, 830-278-6283. Please indicate that your donation is intended for Dr. Barnes. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

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Enedina C. Perez

Enedina Chapa Perez, 93, of Uvalde died on Feb. 23, 2017, at her residence. She was born on June 26, 1923, in Uvalde to Antonia (Villarreal) and Serapio Galvan Chapa. She is survived by one daughter, Cynthia Besares and husband, Roger; one sister, Evangelina Chapa; and one brother, LeeRoy Chapa Sr., all of Uvalde; three grandchildren, Clara Villa, Marco Besares, and Isabella Besares; one brother-in-law, Leandro Musquiz of Uvalde; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Adolfo Perez; two sisters, Diamantina Musquiz and Ermandina Carmona; two sisters-in-law, Mercedes Chapa and Mary Alice Chapa; and one brother-in-law, Jose Carmona. A prayer service was held on Sunday at 7 p.m. at Rushing Estes Knowles Mortuary. A funeral service was held on Monday at 3 p.m. at Templo Cristiano, followed by interment at Hillcrest Cemetery. Eddie De La Rosa officiated.

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