MISSION – A funeral service for Eliazar Acuna was held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011, at Virgil Wilson Memorial Chapel in Mission. Burial follows at Lord and I Cemetery in Palmview.
MISSION - Alma Beatriz de la Garza, 68, left to be with our Lord on Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011 at Mission Regional Medical Center.
She was born to Remigio Escobar, Jr. and Agustina Moreno on Feb. 12, 1943 in Granjeno, Texas.
Alma was a very beautiful and caring woman known by many and loved by all. Alma's passion was her deep faith, her family especially her best friend and her only daughter, Anabel. With Anabel and her favorite son-in-law, Serjio, Alma had it all, and she needed nothing. She loved her three sons, Angel or Angelio as she called him, Alan and Aaron. She is now reunited with her sons, Alan and Aaron. She adored all seven of her grandchildren as they were her pride and joy.
MISSION - Edward Antonio Mujica, 21, died Monday, Oct. 24, 2011, in McAllen.
A funeral service for Edward Antonio Mujica will be held at 10 a.m. held at Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011, at Lord & I Memorial Chapel in Penitas. Burial follows at Lord & I Cemetery.
MISSION - Darrell C. Godfrey, 71, died Monday, Oct. 24, 2011, at Mission Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
MISSION - Gabriel Espinoza, 79, died Friday, Oct. 21, 2011, his Mission residence.
MISSION - Lee Watson, 57, died Monday, Oct. 17, 2011, at his Mission home.
MISSION - Gildardo Longoria, 86, died Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011, at Mission Regional Medical Center.
MISSION - Mission – Carlos “Red/Kinny” Guerra, 52, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011, at the Comfort House in McAllen after a 10-year battle with brain cancer. He was a long-time resident of the Rio Grande Valley.
MISSION - Infant Shanty Trevino died Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011, at McAllen Medical Center.
PENITAS - Cleotilde L. Garza, 87, left to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011 at Doctors Hospital at Renaissance in Edinburg. She was born to Guadalupe Longoria Sr. and Cleotilde Martinez on December 18, 1923 in Penitas.
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