Lilia T. Gonzales
Lilia T. Gonzales, 86, of Uvalde died on Nov. 7, 2017, at Amistad Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Uvalde.
A rosary was recited yesterday and will be recited again today at 7 p.m. at Rushing -Estes-Knowles Mortuary.
A funeral mass will be held tomorrow at 11:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery.
She was born on March 26, 1931, in Knippa to Candelaria (Salgado) and Leocadio Torres.
She married Robert T. Gonzales on July 12, 1953, in Uvalde.
She is survived by her husband of 64 years, of Uvalde; one daughter, Dora Leos of Uvalde; two sons, Aldo T. Gonzales and wife, Prescilla, of Austin and Robert T. Gonzales Jr. and wife, Cynthia, of Uvalde; two brothers, Estanislado Torres of Salinas, California, and Leocadio Torres Jr. of Springhill, Louisiana; seven grandchildren, Ivan Leos, Jennifer Rangel , Jessica Rodriguez, Belicia Gonzales, Lorena Gonzales, Joaquin Gonzales and Diego Gonzales; six great-grandchildren, Lily Leos, Orlando Casteneda, Bianca Rodriguez, Lilliana Rodriguez, Diego Rangel, Luke Rangel; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents and three sisters, Apolonia Niera, Santos Avalos and Gertudis Jimenez.
Pallbearers will be Joaquin Gonzales, Robert Gonzales III, Hermilio Rangel, Ivan Leos, Jerry Behm, and Zachary Echavirria. Honorary pallbearers will be Orlando Castaneda and Jac Behm.
Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary, www.rekfunerals.com