ALICE, Texas - Ernesto Vela, 94, died Thursday, August 30, 2007 in a Corpus Christi hospital after an illness. A lifelong resident of Alice, Texas, he was a retired farmer. He was preceded in death by his parents, Pedro and Susana Resendez Vela.

He is survived by his special caretakers, Olga and Jose Ramirez.

A Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m., Friday, August 31, 2007 at Walker-Mora Funeral Home Chapel in Alice, Texas. Graveside Services will be at 10 a.m., Saturday, September 1, 2007 at New Collins Cemetery-Alice.

Arrangements entrusted to Walker-Mora Funeral Home of Alice.