Garcia, Hearn


ALFRED, Texas - Estella Garcia, 79, died May 23, 2007 in a Corpus Christi hospital after a long illness. She was a housewife and a devoted mother. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; Manuel L. Garcia, one granddaughter and four brothers.

She is survived by her two sons, Manuel (Zobeida) Garcia Jr. of Corpus Christi, Texas, and Mike (Rhonda) Garcia of Alfred, Texas; two daughters, Dahlia (Richard) Lewinski of Corpus Christi, Texas, and Dianna (Daniel) Saenz of Alfred, Texas; one brother, Servando Casas of Pleasanton, Texas; one sister, Susana Garcia of Houston, Texas; 15 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation was at 3 p.m. on Friday, May 25, 2007 with a Rosary recited at 7 p.m. that evening at Mauro P. Garcia Funeral Home Chapel in Alice. Funeral Mass was celebrated Saturday, May 26, 2007 at 10 a.m. at Saint John of the Cross Catholic Church in Orange Grove. A private burial followed at the Garcia Cemetery in Alfred, Texas.

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


LAGARTO, Texas - Terry L. Hearn, 74, passed away Monday, May 28, 2007. He was born January 1, 1933 in Devine Texas. He worked in constuction as a civil engineer.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy Lee and Artie Hearn.

Survivors include his wife, Effie Ray Hearn of Lagarto, Texas; two daughters, Glenda C. (Carl) Srp and Terri Lynn (Joe) Gwosdz, both of Orange Grove, Texas; one son, Brian Lee Hearn of Peoria, Ariz.; and five grandchildren.

A graveside service was held on Thursday, May 31, 2007 at 2 p.m. at the Pearsall Cemetery in Pearsall, Texas.

Arrangements entrusted to Dobie Funeral Home of Mathis.