Siria Z. Ruiz
Siria Z. Ruiz, 82, of Uvalde died on June 2, 2017, at the St. Luke’s Baptist Hospital in San Antonio.
She was born on July 9, 1934, in Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico, to Luciana Mora and Felix Zavala.
She married Geromino Ruiz on Jan. 8, 1950, in San Isidro.
Ruiz is survived by two daughters, Dora Villanueva and husband, Juan, and Rosa Rodriguez, all of Uvalde; five sons, Geromino Ruiz Jr. and wife, Guadalupe, Juan Manuel Ruiz and wife, Victoria, Felix Ruiz and wife, Olga, Alfredo Ruiz and wife, Martha, and Sergio Ruiz and wife, Frances, all of Uvalde; three sisters, Francisca Gonzales of Uvalde, Virginia Leija of Sabinal, and Consuelo Cortez of Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico; one brother, Seferino Zavala of Eagle Pass; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one daughter, Gloria Ruiz; one son, Juanito Ruiz; two sisters, Maria Lugo and Josefina Cortez; and three brothers, Martin Zavala, Fidel Zavala and Santos Zavala.
A prayer service was held on Saturday at 6 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary.
A funeral service was held on Sunday at 11 a.m. at the Rushing-Estes-Knowles Chapel, followed by interment at Hillcrest Cemetery.
Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary, www.rekfunerals.com