2020-05-27

Melecia ‘Mellie’ Estrada

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  11-22-1939 — 5-21-2020 Mother of Randy Estrada and wife Mary, Horlando Estrada and wife Inez, and Eddie Estrada and wife Cathy; and sister of Alice Rios and the late Ray Flores Rosary: Saturday, June 6, 9 a.m., Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Floresville Funeral Mass: Saturday, 10 a.m., in the church Interment: Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery, Floresville  

Wilson County adds three new COVID-19 cases

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Wilson County’s tally of confirmed COVID-19 cases has climbed to 41, up from 38 at the last update May 29, according to information released June 1. Two of the three newest cases are “transmission unknown.” The total of active cases in the county is 10, with 26 people having recovered from the illness, caused by the novel coronavirus.

Cynthia Lynn Warden

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  5-21-1962 — 5-20-2020 Mother of Nicole Elise Warden and Heather Amber Warden; and sister of Stephanie L. McElhatten, Marguerite A. Russell, and the late Kathleen M. Celaya, Mary C. McElhatten, and James M. McElhatten Private Funeral Service: Pending, Franklin Funeral Home, Floresville Memorials: In Cynthia’s name to one’s local food pantry Services entrusted to: Franklin Funeral Home, Floresville, 830-393-0459

Jimmie Esquivel Castillo

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  12-28-1934 — 5-21-2020 Widower of Hercilia Montoya Castillo; father of Diana Sanchez, Mary Esther Quintanilla, Johanna Castillo, Waldo Castillo, Larry Castillo and wife Anna, and the late Peter Castillo; brother of Lupe Ruiz, Genevieve Medina, and the late Olivia Rodriguez, Noel Ruiz, and Julian Ruiz Visitation: Tuesday, May 26, 9 a.m., Franklin Funeral Home Chapel, Floresville Rosary: Tuesday, 10 […]

Mobile COVID-19 testing May 31 in Nixon; registration required

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Area residents can get COVID-19 tests this Sunday, May 31, in Nixon. Drive-through testing — by appointment only — will be offered at no cost at the Nixon-Smiley Livestock Show Barn, at 1001 E. Central Ave. in Nixon, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.       Registration is required and begins Friday, May 29. Visit txcovidtest.org or call 512-883-2400 to register. […]

Patrick Ward Churchman

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  12-27-2005 — 5-27-2020 Son of Mike and Deborah Churchman; brother of Michael Churchman IV and Ryan Churchman; and grandson of Gracie Churchman, Leonard and Carol Anderson, and the late James Michael Churchman Jr. Visitation: Thursday, June 4, 5 p.m., St. Ann’s Catholic Church, La Vernia Rosary: Thursday, 7 p.m., in the church Funeral Mass: Friday, 10 a.m., in the […]

Severe thunderstorm watch in place for South Central Texas, including Floresville

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  Most of South Central Texas along and west of a Fredericksburg to San Marcos to Floresville line is under a severe thunderstorm watch until 10 p.m. tonight. This includes the San Antonio and Del Rio Metro areas. The most likely threats Thursday evening are large hail up to 2 inches in diameter, wind gusts in excess of 70 mph, […]

Norma J. Christa Janysek Mobley

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  7-9-1945 — 5-23-2020 Widow of Ernest Janysek and Bruce Mobley; mother of Carl Janysek and Jerry Janysek; and sister of Lucille Schneider, Phil Christa, Louis Christa, and the late Clemons Christa Jr. Private Interment: Will be held at a later date, Blessed Sacrament Cemetery, Poth

Beverly Ann Elliott

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  11-26-1931 — 5-26-2020 Wife of Hurvey Charles Elliott; mother of Robert Charles Elliott and wife Nancy Jo; and sister of the late George Buniva Jr. Visitation: Tuesday, June 2, 10 a.m., Floresville City Cemetery, Floresville Graveside Service: Tuesday, 11 a.m., in the cemetery Services entrusted to: Vinyard Funeral Home, Floresville, 830-393-2588, www.vinyardfuneralhome.com

Genovevo P. Moreno

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  1-3-1930 — 5-18-2020 Husband of Mary Ellen “Lela” Moreno; father of David, Richard, William, Linda Mae, Betty Jean, Geri Lynn, and the late Doris; and brother of Josepha and the late Estevan, Flavio, Alberto, Homero, and Juan Celebration of Life: Will be held at a later date Services entrusted to: Vinyard Funeral Home, Floresville, 830-393-2588, www.vinyardfuneralhome.com