MISSION - Maria Graciela Covarrubia, 64, passed away Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at Doctor's Hospital in Edinburg. She was born to Jose Sanchez and Tomasita Puente on March 30, 1947 in Montemorelos, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.
LA JOYA/CORPUS CHRISTI – Marybelle Longoria, 57, passed away on Friday, April 8, 2011, at Spohn Memorial Hospital in Corpus Christi. She was was born to Eutimio A. Longoria and Edelmira Longoria on October 30, 1953 in San Antonio.
PALMVIEW - Mario Rodriguez, 50, died Thursday, April 7, 2011, at Mission Hospital.
MISSION - Maria Trevino, 65, died Friday, April 8, 2011, at McAllen Medical Center.
MISSION – Letha Bridges Stevens, 100, passed away at her residence, Thursday, April 7, 2011.
Mrs. Stevens was born March 1, 1911, in Madison, Nebraska to George and Maggie Bridges. She moved to the Sharyland area in 1917 with her family.
PENITAS - Visitation for Oscar Sifuentes III will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday, April 11, 2011, at Memorial Funeral Home in Edinburg. Burial will follow at Garden of Angels Cemetery in Mission.
MISSION - Visitation for Nick Martinez will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Monday, April 11, 2011, at Memorial Funeral Home in Edinburg.
MISSION – A funeral service for Macario Guajardo will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, April 11, 2011, at Rivera Funeral Home of Mission. Burial follows at Valley Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Mission.
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