Mary T. Avalos
Mary T. “Guera” Avalos, 75, of Uvalde died on Sept. 28, 2018, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital.
She was born on June 22, 1943, in Uvalde to Santos Chavez Torres and Tomas Mata Avalos.
She loved to play the Pigskin Football contest in the Uvalde Leader-News.
She is survived by her husband, Cipriano Galindo of Uvalde; son, Mario Javier ‘”MJ”’ Miller of College Station; daughter, Brezlyn Shae Barthelemy of Uvalde; sister, Carmen Alvarado and husband, Reynaldo, of Uvalde; brother, Jose T. Avalos and wife, Carmen, of Schertz; niece, Anna Alamillo McAdams of Uvalde; nephew, Ricardo Alamillo of Boerne; aunt, Romana A. Gonzales of Uvalde; and other nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by two sisters, Vasalisa ‘’Nena’’ Cruz and Vicenta ‘’Chenta’’ Avalos Alamillo; and three brothers, Tomas Avalos Jr., Fidel Avalos and Alfredo T. Avalos.
Memorial donations may be made to Sacred Heart Catholic School, 401 W. Leona, Uvalde, TX 78801
A visitation was held on Monday at 3 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary.
A rosary was recited on Monday and again on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary.
A funeral mass was held yesterday at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, followed by interment at Hillcrest Cemetery.
Pallbearers were JR Guevara, Cruz “Chicho” Rodriguez, Agusto “Gus” Estrada, Eddy Oakley, Ricardo Almaras, Eddie Rodriguez, Alfredo Avalos Jr., TJ Avalos and Joe Contreras.
Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary, www.rekfunerals.com