Canales, Garza, Price

Canales

BENAVIDES, Texas - Rodolfo Canales, 88, a lifelong resident of Benavides, Texas, died Monday, June 18, 2007 in a Corpus Christi hospital after a short illness. He was a rancher and farmer all of his life and enjoyed listening to his radio and strumming his guitar. He was always willing to lend a helping hand to anyone and was known for his quick wit and humor. Rodolfo was preceded in death by his wife, Aurelia "Lela" Canales; and by two sisters, Jerry Hill and Herlinda "Lily" Escamilla.

He is survived by a daughter, Geronima "Gerry" (Arturo) Maldonado of Corpus Christi, Texas; seven sons, Ricardo (Alicia) Canales and Arnoldo (Rosalinda) Canales, both of Benavides, Texas, Rodolfo Rene (Irma) Canales of Corpus Christi, Texas, Jose Raul (Consuelo) Canales of Benavides, Texas, Andres "Kelly" (Rita) Canales of Cotulla, Texas, Ramiro Canales of Benavides, Texas, and Albino Roel "Binny" (Mary Ann) Canales of Edinburg, Texas; a sister, Isabel "Chavela" Barton of Benavides, Texas; 19 grandchildren; 11 great- grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, June 20, 2007 at the Garza Funeral Home in San Diego, Texas, with a Rosary to be recited at 7 p.m. that evening. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 21, 2007 at St. Francis De Paula Catholic Church in San Diego, Texas. Burial will follow at the Benavides Benavides Cemetery in Benavides, Texas.

Arrangements entrusted to Garza Funeral Home of San Diego.

Garza

BENAVIDES, Texas - Guadalupe D. Garza, 86, passed away June 18, 2007 in a Corpus Christi hospital. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Garza; two daughters, Humbelina Garza and Adriana Diaz; one son, Elizar Efrain Garza; and two grandsons.

Survivors include three sons, Samuel (Ester) Garza of Benavides, Texas, Juan Manuel (Sonia) Garza and Joe (Luisa) Garza, both of Freer, Texas; three daughters, Elva (Julio) Cantu of Freer, Texas, Manuela (Jose, Jr.) Hernandez of Alice, Texas, Ludivina (Valente) Salinas of Freer, Texas; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

A Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 19, 2007 at Mauro P. Garcia Funeral Home in San Diego, Texas. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 20, 2007 at Santa Rosa De Lima Catholic Church in Benavides and burial will follow at the Benavides Cemetery.

Arrangements entrusted to Mauro P. Garcia Funeral Homes, Inc.

Price

ALICE, Texas - Gloria Critz Price, 79, passed away June 16, 2007 in Corpus Christi, Texas, following a cancer illness. She was born November 15, 1928 in Dallas, Texas, to Ben and Maurine Downard Critz. She was a homemaker and a member of the Episcopal Church of the Advent in Alice.

Survivors include her husband, C. W. "Dinky" Price of Alice; two daughters, Dee Dee (Danny) Brooks of Corpus Christi and Nino Farrell of Austin; two sons, Charlie (Lee) Price of Houston and John (Delisa) Price of Alice; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, 2007 at the Episcopal Church of the Advent in Alice. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Episcopal Church of the Advent, 200 N. Wright Street, Alice, Texas, 78332.

Arrangements entrusted to Holmgreen Mortuary, Inc.