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OBIT: Ernest J. Cowart

MISSION - Ernest James “Jimmy” Cowart, 75, of Mission, passed away September 3, 2011 at The Bridges.

Mr. Cowart was born in 1935 in central Florida, the son of William and Agnes Cowart. He came to south Texas driving a truck in 1956 where he became a truck broker for Crumpler & Sons Truck Brokerage in Pharr, shipping produce out of the Rio Grande Valley, and later went into business for himself moving freight. He started TCI, a flatbed trucking operation, with his son in the late 1980s.  He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Edinburg.

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NOTICE: Agapito Corpus

MISSION – Agapito Corpus, 76, died Monday, September 5, 2011 at his residence in Mission.

Visitation will be held from 1 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, with a 7 p.m. rosary at Virgil Wilson Memorial Chapel in Mission.

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OBIT: Rev. Samuel Sol Sr.

MISSION - Rev. Samuel Sol Sr., 69, son of Cleofas Sol and Mercedes Astudillo, passed away August 31, 2011. He was born in Arriaga, Chiapas, Mexico on July 24, 1942.

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OBIT: Alicia Nunez Garcia

Alicia Nuñez Garcia, 84, fallecio Viernes, 2 de Septiembre de 2011 del año en curso en su residencia en Mission. La señora Garcia nacio el 26 de Junio del año 1927 en Linares, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.

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OBIT: Alicia N. Garcia

MISSION - Alicia N. Garcia, 84, died Friday, September 2, 2011, at her Mission residence. She was born June 26, 1927 in Linares, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.

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OBIT: Bert Lozano

Dallas/Mission - Former television journalist Bert Lozano, 42, is being widely remembered for his talent and professionalism, for his sense of humor and for his strong devotion to his family and friends.  Lozano, a Texas native, died Wednesday afternoon, August 31, 2011 at Methodist Medical Center in Dallas. He suffered cardiac arrest the preceding Sunday morning but never regained consciousness. He was surrounded by family and friends at his death.

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NOTICE: Adalberto Villarreal

MISSION – A funeral service for Adalberto Villarreal will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, September 2, 2011, at Rivera Funeral Home in Mission. Interment will be follow at Lord & I Cemetery in Palmview.

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NOTICE: Samuel Sol Sr.

MISSION - Samuel Sol Sr., 69, died Wednesday, August 31, 2011, at Mission Regional Medical Center.

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NOTICE: Maria Mireles

PENITAS – A funeral mass for Maria Mireles will be held at 12 Noon Friday, September 2, 2011, at San Martin de Porres Catholic Church in Alton. Burial will follow at Lord & I Cemetery in Palmview.

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NOTICE: Heliodoro Martinez

MISSION - Heliodoro Martinez, 45, died Thursday, August 31, 2011, at his Mission residence.

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NOTICE: Isidro Carr

MISSION – A funeral service for Isidro Carr will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, September 2, 2011, at Ric Brown Family Funeral Home in Mission. Interment follows at Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery in Mission.

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NOTICE: Juan Pablo Rangel

MISSION – A funeral mass for Juan Pablo Rangel was held Friday, August 26, 2011, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Mission. Burial followed at Garden of Angels Cemetery in Mission.

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NOTICE: Leonel Morales

SULLIVAN CITY - Leonel Morales, 51, died Thursday, August 25, 2011, at Mission Regional Medical Center.

A funeral mass was held Aug. 29 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Sullivan City. Burial followed at Sullivan City Memorial Cemetery.

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NOTICE: James Martin Lemen

MISSION - James Martin Lemen, 83, died August 29, 2011 at his residence in Mission.

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NOTICE: Juan Garza

MISSION – A funeral mass for Juan Garza was held Saturday, August 27, 2011, at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Mission. Burial followed at Lord & I Cemetery in Palmview.

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NOTICE: Guadalupe Garza

MISSION - Guadalupe Garza, 90, died Monday, August 29, 2011, at Mission Regional Medical Center.

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