Ibarra, Galvan, Hendrix, Lerma


SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Maria Delia Cardona Ibarra, 53, born in Alice, Texas, went to be with the Lord on November 7, 2007. She was preceded in death by her father and brother, Guadalupe Cardona Sr. and Guadalupe Cardona Jr.

Survivors include her husband, Juan Ibarra; mother, Margarita E. Cardona; daughters, Juanita (Jose) Mesta and Valerie Ibarra; sons, Jesus Flores Jr., Andrew (Melissa) Flores, Juan J. (Gillermina) Flores, David (Myrna Ramos) Flores and Juan Ibarra Jr.; sisters, Margarita (Lino) Placencio, Sylvia (Jose) Ruiz, Celia Flores and Francis (Elpidio) Soliz; brothers, Leandro S. (Sandy) Cardona and Adrian Cardona; 11 grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Private visitation was from noon to 4 p.m. Friday, November 8, 2007; public visitation was from 4 to 9 p.m. that evening with a Rosary recited at 7 p.m. at the Trevino Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral procession departed Saturday, November 9, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. for an 11 a.m. church service at Victory Baptist Church in Somerset, Texas. Interment followed at Rambie Grove Cemetery in Atascosa, Texas.

Arrangements entrusted to Trevino Funeral Home, 2525 Palo Alto Road, San Antonio, Texas.


BENAVIDES, Texas - Julia G. Galvan, beloved sister and aunt, completed her mission on earth and entered eternal rest on Sunday, November 11, 2007, at the age of 97 years old.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Fernando Galvan, her brothers, twins, Alejo and Sabitas, Jose, Fernando, Jesus and Manuel; and a sister, Juanita.

Julia is survived by a sister, Concepcion G. Heras from Benavides, Texas. She is also survived by several stepchildren, nieces, and nephews.

In life, Julia will be remembered for her faith in God and her positive attitude, no matter what obstacles came her way. "In green pastures you let me graze; to safe waters you lead me." PSALM 23:2

Visitations begin at 5 p.m. Tuesday, November 13, 2007 at the Mauro P. Garcia Chapel in Benavides, Texas, with a Rosary to be recited at 7 p.m. that evening. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday, November 14, 2007 at Santa Rosa de Lima Catholic Church with burial following at the Benavides Cemetery in Benavides, Texas.

Arrangements entrusted to Mauro P. Garcia Funeral Homes, Inc. of San Diego, Texas.

-Paid Obituary


FREER, Texas - Betty Lee Hendrix, 81, passed away on Tuesday morning, November 6, 2007 in Kingsville, Texas, with her daughter and son. She loved her family, her friends at KNRC, her flowers, her pets and her paintings. She was born on May 21, 1926 in Drumright, Okla., to Fred Bigbey and Ollie Mitchell Bigbey. She grew up in Edna, Texas, with her surrogate parents, Porter and Minnie Secrest. She and her husband, "P.K.," made Freer, Texas, home for their family. She was preceded in death by her parents; surrogate parents; husband, Preston K. "P.K." Hendrix; son, Jimmy Don Turner; and sisters, Mill Osborn, Maxine Osborn and Helen Tipton.

Survivors include her daughter, Linda (Gerald) Siegelin of Kingsville; sister, Jean Hamman of Edna, Texas; a daughter-in-law, one grandson, two granddaughters, seven great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and cousins in the Edna area. Graveside service was held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, November 13, 2007 at Memory Gardens Cemetery, Edna, Texas.

Arrangements entrusted to Turcotte-Piper Mortuary, Kingsville, Texas.


ALICE, Texas - Jose Angel Lerma Jr., 61, passed away November 10, 2007 at his daughter's residence in San Antonio, Texas. He was a retired electrician. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jose Angel Sr. and Maria Antonio Sauceda Lerma.

Survivors include his three sons, Reynaldo (Jessica) Lerma and Marcos Angel (Janelle) Lerma, both of San Antonio, Texas, and Jeremiah Lerma of Austin, Texas; three daughters, Cynthia Martinez of San Antonio, Texas, Priscilla (Robert) Soliz of Portland, Texas, and Sandra Lerma of Dallas, Texas; one brother, Dr. Jose Luis (Patricia) Lerma of Corpus Christi, Texas; one sister, Irma Lerma of Alice, Texas; eight grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will begin at 3 p.m. Tuesday, November 13, 2007 at Mauro P. Garcia Funeral Home Chapel in Alice with a prayer service at 7 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, November 14, 2007 at 10 a.m. at Mauro P. Garcia Funeral Home Chapel in Alice, Texas. Burial will follow at New Collins Cemetery in Alice, Texas.

Arrangements entrusted to Mauro P. Garcia Funeral Homes. Inc. -Paid Obituary