MISSION - Dolores Garcia, 95, died Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011, at her Mission residence. A funeral service will be held Monday, Sept. 26, 2011 at 10 a.m. at Virgil Wilson Memorial Chapel in Mission. Burial will follow at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
LA JOYA - Leticia Perez died at her residence in La Joya on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011.
MISSION – A funeral mass for George Morales was held Friday, Sept. 23, 2011, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Mission. Burial followed at Valley Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
MISSION - Gene Matthews, 80, passed away Sept. 25, 2011 at his residence in Mission.
Mr. Matthews worked for Advance Transformer in Boscobel, WI until his retirement in 1989. He and Zelma moved to Texas permanently in 2004.
MISSION – Funeral services for James Kinsel will be held Monday, Sept. 26, 2011 at 9 a.m. at Ric Brown Family Funeral Home in Mission. Burial will follow at Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery in Mission.
MISSION - Russell Hall, 78, died Sept. 23, 2011 at Doctors Hospital at Renaissance in Edinburg.
MISSION - Francisco Guerrero, 85, died Friday, Sept. 23, 2011 at Mission Regional Medical Center.
MISSION - Felix Castañeda, 86, died Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011, at Mission Regional Medical Center. The burial will be held Thursday, Sept. 22, at Lord & I Cemetery in Palmview.
MISSION - Guadalupe Rios died Wednesday, September 14, 2011, at Mission Nursing Home. Visitation will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, at Rivera Funeral Home of Mission.
MISSION – A funeral mass for John Mohring will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, September 16, 2011, at Ric Brown Family Funeral Home in Mission.
ALTON - Virginia Ortiz, 70, died Wednesday, September 14, 2011, at her Alton residence. Visitation will be held from 1 to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, with a 6 p.m. prayer service at Flores Funeral Home Memorial Chapel in Mission.
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