Luz M. Amaya
Luz Maria Amaya, 67, of Uvalde died on Feb. 28, 2018, in San Antonio.
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 18, 1950, in Esperanza, Coahuila, Mexico, to Maria De Los Santos Vasquez and Jesus M. Amaya.
Amaya is survived by her husband, Ruben Martinez, of Uvalde; one son, Fernando Amaya and fiancée, Teresa Lomas, of Del Rio; two brothers, Emilio Amaya of Erving, and Armando Amaya and wife, Marciela, of Grand Prairie; three grandchildren, Karis Alina Amaya, Melia Amaya and Emilio Amaya; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and two brothers, Jesus Amaya Jr. and Hipolito Amaya.
Pallbearers will be Emilio E. Amaya, Carlos Fernandez, Polo Amaya, Armando Amaya Jr., Andres Amaya and Jesse Amaya.
Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary, www.rekfunerals.com