Delia G. Silva
Delia Gonzales Silva, 72, of Uvalde died on Aug. 31, 2018, in Uvalde.
She was born on Feb. 20, 1946, in Uvalde to Manuela (Minor) and Maximiliano Gonzales.
She married Tommy Silva on July 8, 1963, in Uvalde.
She is survived by two daughters, Theresa S. Rodriguez of San Antonio and Pauline Garcia and husband, Marco, of Uvalde; two sons, Tommy Silva III and wife, Maria, of Seguin and George Silva and wife, Laura, of Uvalde; two brothers, Maximiliano Gonzales and wife, Rosalinda, of Uvalde and Arnulfo Gonzales and wife, Esperanza, of Knippa; 19 grandchildren, Andrea M. Garcia, Ramon S. Rios Jr., Roseanna Silva, Kristine S. Rodriguez, Kathleen Rodriguez, Crystale S. Rodriguez, Edward S. Rodriguez Jr., George Silva, Steven Silva, Dillon Silva, Samantha Silva, Jasmine Silva, Tommy R. Silva IV, Christopher Silva, Maximiliano Silva, Georgina Silva, Daniel Silva and Kimberly Silva; 31 great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Minerva Gonzales of Uvalde and Teresa Rocha and husband, Francisco, of Yuma, Arizona; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; son, John P. Silva; and brother, Joe Valente Gonzales.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the Church of Christ. Interment followed at Hillcrest Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Samantha Silva, John Silva Jr., Matthew Rios, Edward Rodriguez Jr., Crystale Rodriguez, Kimberly Silva, George Silva Jr., Steven Silva, Dillon Silva, Christopher Silva, Johnny Minor and Francisco Rocha Jr.
Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary, www.rekfunerals.com