2020-02-16

Ruben Hernandez

Ruben Hernandez Ruben Hernandez, 73, of Uvalde died Feb. 12, 2020, in Uvalde. Hernandez was born on Aug. 21, 1946, in San Bernardino, California, to Carmen (Mendoza) and Magdaleno Hernandez. He married Rachel Chavez of Uvalde on April 18, 1973, in San Jose, California. Hernandez is survived by his wife of 46 years; four daughters, Rebecca Hernandez, Rose Gonzalez and […]

Dominga Lopez

Dominga Lopez Dominga Lopez, 97, of Uvalde died Feb. 12, 2020, in Uvalde. Visitation was held yesterday from 3-9 p.m. and will continue today and tomorrow from noon to 9 p.m. in the Chapel of Serenity at Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home. A rosary was recited at 7 p.m. yesterday, and another will be recited today and tomorrow at 7 p.m. […]

Helen F. Murphy

Helen F. Murphy Helen Frances Murphy, 74, of Vanderpool died on Feb. 2, 2020, at her home on the upper Sabinal Canyon. A memorial service will be held March 7 at 10:30 a.m. at the Utopia Baptist Church, 241 Johnson St. in Utopia. She was born on Sept. 27, 1945, in Ballinger to Virginia (Fowler) and Pat Murphy. She grew […]

Carmen Q. Rodriguez

Carmen Q. Rodriguez Carmen Quijano Rodriguez, 41, of La Pryor died on Feb. 8, 2020, in California. Arrangements are under the direction of Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home, and a complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

Ila R. Wallace

Ila R. Wallace Ila Ruth Wallace, 87, of Deer Valley died on Jan. 31, 2020, in Uvalde under hospice care. She was born July 3, 1932, in Menard to Agnes (Johnson) and Aaron Ivy. She loved fishing on the Nueces River, hunting, and her dogs. She would take care of any creature that needed a home. The family says she […]

Marcos D. Zavala

Marcos D. Zavala Marcos D. Zavala, 69, of Uvalde died Feb. 7, 2020, in San Antonio. Zavala was born April 10, 1950, in Mexico to Adelita (Diaz) and Adrian Zavala. He was preceded in death by both parents. Zavala is survived by his wife of 44 years, Frances Zavala; two daughters, Veronica Longoria and husband, Ricky, all of Uvalde, and […]

Editorial: Ready, set, get thee to the polls

Early voting in the March 3 primary gets under way Tuesday and with a slew of local races along with important state and national contests on the ballot, it behooves all registered voters to make their wishes known. At the top of the primary ballot is the race for president, which on the Republican side includes President Donald J. Trump […]

McConaugheys’ visit leaves skeptics sputtering

The naysayers were much in voice leading up to last week’s Chamber of Commerce banquet. After months of rumors, gently fanned by executive director Victoria Dühring, few among us believed that Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey could actually be enticed to appear at a public function in Uvalde, even if it is his place of birth, and even if he has […]

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