John R. Ortegon

John R. Ortegon John Ramon Ortegon, 59, of La Pryor died on Jan. 25, 2021, at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio. Visitation began on Wednesday at 5 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary with a rosary recited at 7 p.m. Another rosary will be recited today at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday at 10 […]

Jesus Garcia

Jesus Garcia Jesus Garcia, 87, of Uvalde died on Jan. 25, 2021, at his residence in Uvalde. Visitation was held on Tuesday from noon to 9 p.m. and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home with a rosary recited at 7 p.m. on both days. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 2 […]

Petra S. Avila

Petra S. Avila Petra Silva Avila, 77, of Sabinal died on Jan. 25, 2021, at her residence in Sabinal. A visitation was held on Wednesday at noon at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary in Sabinal with a rosary recited at 7 p.m. Funeral services will take place today at 10 a.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Sabinal with interment following at Sabinal […]

Josephine M. Evans

Josephine M. Evans Josephine Mancha Evans, 76, of Uvalde died on Jan. 16, 2021, at her residence in Uvalde. Private memorial services will be held on Saturday at Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home. Evans was born in Uvalde on Nov. 30, 1944, to Amelia Salas and Eduardo Mancha. She is survived by two sons, Jose Salazar and wife, Estela, and Eric […]

Leonor E. Estrada

Leonor E. Estrada Leonor Escobar Estrada, 79, of Uvalde died on Jan. 22, 2021, at her residence in Uvalde. Estrada was born in Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico, on March 24, 1941, to Maria Del Carmen Ramirez and Ruperto Escobar. She is survived by two sons, Sergio Estrada and wife, Betty, of Uvalde, and Erbey Estrada and wife, Ana, of Eagan, […]

Trucker cited for slough dive

Shortly after 5 a.m. Monday morning, in dense fog, an 18-wheeler pulling a trailer was driven over the curb, through a guardrail and off a bridge on East Main Street in Uvalde. The National Weather service shows that, in addition to the fog, the wind was blowing from the south east at 3.7 miles per hour and there was 100 […]

Girls begin district soccer

The Uvalde Lobos will begin District 27-4A soccer at noon Saturday when they take on the Young Women’s Leadership Academy Cardinals. The district soccer opener will be played at the San Antonio ISD Sports Complex located just off Edwards Road, south of Burbank High School. Coach Keith Pendleton’s Lobos, 4-3 for the season, will enter their district opener riding a […]

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Ramiro Ramirez

Ramiro Ramirez Ramiro Ramirez, 89, of Brackettville died on Jan. 25, 2021, in Del Rio. Services are pending with Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home, and a complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

David Thomas

David Thomas David Thomas, 54, of Sabinal died on Jan. 20, 2021, at his residence in Sabinal. A graveside service was held on Monday at 1 p.m. at Aldine Cemetery in Reagan Wells. Thomas was born on Feb. 8, 1966, in Fredericksburg to Mary Jane (Langehennig) and Walter Thomas Jr. He married Diana Dawn Smith in Uvalde County in 1986. […]