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MISSION - Frank Reyna passed away on Sunday, May 25, 2014, at Veterans Affairs Hospital in Houston.

DEATH NOTICE-Martha Russell

MISSION - Martha Russell, 82, passed away on Saturday, May 24, 2014, at McAllen Heart Hospital.

OBIT-Eugenia P. Silva

20140523 Eugena-SilvaMISSION - Eugenia P. Silva (Genie) was born November 15, 1926, in Mission, Texas to Melchor and Nicholasa Peña.

She attended Roosevelt Elementary and Mission High School. Eugenia started working as a teenage retail clerk for the late Ernesto and Evita Moreno, whose grocery store was located on Fourth and Francisco Streets. She went on to work for the H.E.B food stores in Mission and McAllen for a total of 37 years, and won countless awards for her customer service. Eugenia loved interacting with her co-workers and incalculable customers throughout her 50-plus year career and truly missed them once she retired.

Eugenia was the proud daughter of one of the early pioneer families of Mission. Her father, Melchor, was a native Texan who had the distinction of owning the first barbershop business in the community.


DEATH NOTICE-Guadalupe Guerrero

MISSION - Visitation for Guadalupe Guerrero will be held on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, from 1 to 9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. rosary at Virgil Wilson Mortuary in Mission.


MISSION - Louis Rivera, 73, passed away on Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at Mission Regional Medical Center.

DEATH NOTICE-Anastacio Romo

MISSION - Anastacio Romo, 86, passed away on Sunday, May 18, 2014, at McAllen Heart Hospital. A funeral mass will be held on Monday, May 19, at 10 a.m. at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Peñitas.

DEATH NOTICE-Marta M. Garcia

MISSION - Marta M. Garcia, 89, passed away on Thursday, May 15, 2014, at Mission Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

DEATH NOTICE-Santos Rodriguez

MISSION – A funeral service for Santos Rodriguez was held on Friday, May 16, 2014, at Ric Brown Family Funeral Home in Mission. Burial followed at Valley Memorial Gardens in Mission.

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