Aguayo, Chapa, Garza, Paceley

Aguayo

SAN DIEGO, Texas - Jorge Aguayo Sr., 58, a lifelong resident of San Diego, Texas, died Saturday, August 13, 2007 after a sudden illness. He was a long time employee with Key Energy Services. He was preceded in death by his parents, Marcelino and Cruz Aguayo; his sister Gloria Hernandez; a nephew, Daniel Hernandez, and a great-grandson, Alexavier Rincon.

Survivors include his wife of 30 years, Diana G. Aguayo of San Diego, Texas; his sons, Jesse (Linda) Garza of Ben Bolt, Texas, Joey Aguayo of Amarillo, Texas, and Jorge (Stephanie) Aguayo of England; his daughters, Nilda Balderas of Amarillo, Texas, Joann (David) Gonzalez of San Antonio, Texas, and Georgette Aguayo of San Diego, Texas; two nephews raised as his sons, Reynaldo (Janie) Hernandez and Alfredo Hernandez, both of San Diego, Texas; his niece, Rosa Hernandez of Michigan; 14 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation was held from 4 to 9 p.m. on Friday, August 17, 2007 at Garza Funeral Home in San Diego, Texas. Vigil for the deceased was observed, with a Rosary recited at 7:30 p.m. that evening. Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. on Saturday, August 18, 2007 at St. Francis De Paula Catholic Church in San Diego. Burial followed at the San Diego Cemetery in San Diego, Texas.

Arrangements entrusted to Garza Funeral Home of San Diego.

- Paid Obituary

Chapa

BENAVIDES, Texas - Celia Chapa, 79, a lifelong resident of Benavides, Texas, passed away Friday, August 17, 2007 at the Alice hospital after a long illness. She was a member of Santa Rosa De Lima Catholic Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Hector Chapa; her sister, Maria Estella Canales; and two brothers-in-law.

She leaves to cherish her memories her sons, Hector Mario "Echo" Chapa and Fidencio O. (Cynthia) Chapa, both of Benavides, Texas; her sisters, Idolina Galvan of Benavides, Texas, and Lucila (Roel) Sendejar of Corpus Christi, Texas; five sisters-in-law, two brothers-in-law and her three grandchildren.

Visitation was held from 3 to 9 p.m. on Sunday, August 19, 2007 at the Garza Funeral Home in San Diego, Texas. Vigil for the Deceased was observed with a Rosary recited at 7 p.m. that evening. Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, August 20, 2007 at Santa Rosa De Lima Catholic Church in Benavides, Texas. Burial followed at the Benavides Cemetery.

Arrangements entrusted to Garza Funeral Home of San Diego.

Garza

FREER, Texas - Viola Serna Garza, 70, passed away after a sudden illness on Tuesday, August 14, 2007, in a Laredo hospital. She was a long time resident of Freer, Texas. She was preceded in death by her her sister Zulema Perez; and a daughter in-law.

Survivors include her husband of 50 years, Oscar Garza Sr. of Freer, Texas; her two sons, Oscar (Ana) Garza Jr. of Freer, Texas, and Omar (Susan Ellis) Garza of Virginia; her daughter, Vilma (Felix Jr.) Garcia of Laredo, Texas; nine grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation was held from 4 to 9 p.m. Thursday, August 16, 2007 at Garza Funeral Home in Freer, Texas. Vigil for the Deceased was observed, with a Rosary recited at 7 p.m. that evening.

Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. on Friday, August 17, 2007 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Freer, Texas.

Burial followed at the Hahl Memorial Cemetery in Freer, Texas.

Arrangements entrusted to Garza Funeral Home of Freer.

Paceley

MILANO, Texas - Geneva Paceley, 73, a lifelong resident of Milano, Texas, passed away August 13, 2007 at her home. She was born August 2, 1934 in Milano to James "Bud" and Alvenia Carr Hurt. She married Clyde "Pee Wee" Fredrich Paceley on August 18, 1951 in Milano. She was employed for 40 years with the Milano I.S.D. in various capacities including aide, Tax Assessor-Collector, business manager, and finally as secretary to the superintendent. She was a graduate of Milano High School and served as scorekeeper for Milano I.S.D., volunteered for many school activities, was the coach , manager and team mom. She also bowled for 32 years and was a lifetime member in the Cameron and Rockdale Bowling League. She was a member of Sandy Creek Church of Christ near Milano. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Fredrich Paceley, on April 16, 1990.

Survivors include her sons, James Paceley of Freer, Texas, Fred (Cookie) Paceley of Donie and Jerry (Whitney) Paceley of Franklin; sisters, Louise (Donald) Moore of San Antonio, Dalpha Garrison of Milano, Ann (Bruce) Moore of San Antonio and Margie (Charles) Lopez of Dew; a brother, George Hurt of Milano; 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, August 15, 2007 at Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale with Gene VanNoord of the Cameron Church of Christ officiating. Burial followed in the Hurt-Graham Cemetery near Milano.

Memorials may be made to the Geneva Paceley Scholarship Fund, Milano I.S.D., P. O. Box 145, Milano, Texas, 76556.