Eloisa Mendez, 83, of Uvalde died on Aug. 29, 2016, at her residence. Funeral services are pending with Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.
Arnoldo Garcia, 62, of Uvalde died on Aug. 14, 2016, at his residence. A memorial service will be held on Saturday at 2 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. He was born on June 15, 1954, in Saginaw, Michigan to Jesusita (Reynosa) and Willie R.
Erlinda “Nina” C. Banda, 75, of Watertown, Wisconsin, formerly of Sabinal, died on Aug. 18, 2016, at Watertown Regional Medical Center. She was born on Aug. 26, 1940, in Sabinal to Eva (Lopez) and Augustine Cortez. On Jan. 5, 1959, she married Elario Banda in Sabinal.
Juan Ernesto ‘’J.E.T.’’ Terrazas, 68, of Uvalde died on Aug. 18, 2016, at his residence. A rosary was recited on Saturday and will be recited again today at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A funeral mass will be held tomorrow at 11:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. He was born on Dec.
Maria Estella Sosa Pruneda, 70, of Uvalde died on Aug. 16, 2016, at her residence. She was born on Sept. 12, 1945, in Camp Wood to Andrea (Ruiz) and Juan Sosa. She is survived by one daughter, Dana Pruneda of San Antonio; two sons, Danny Pruneda of San Antonio, and Darrell Deason of Uvalde; two sisters, Aida Menchaca of Carrizo Springs, and Vicki Valencia of San Antonio; two brothers, Juan R. Sosa Jr.
Jose “David” Gil Jr., 71, of Dimmitt, formerly of La Pryor, died on Aug. 16, 2016, in Dimmitt. He was born on Jan. 22, 1945, in La Pryor to Sofia (Saldana) and Jose Gil Sr. The family says Gil started playing the accordion at age 11, and in 1961 he played on his first TV show in San Antonio. He moved to Dimmitt in 1965 and worked as a farmer. The family says while working in agriculture, he worked for Leroy and J.C.