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Area Obituaries

JoAnn Riggs

JoAnn Riggs, 88, known by her grandchildren as Janny, died on November 25, 2022 in San Antonio. She was born on October 10, 1934 in Lockhart to parents Troy and Lillian Howard. She is preceded in death by her parents and husband Teddy Riggs. JoAnn is survived by her son Bubba Riggs (Toylynne) of Boerne,…

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Reymundo Perez

Reymundo Perez, 81, died on November 27, 2022 in Pearsall. He was born on September 17, 1941 in Pearsall. He is preceded in death by his parents, wife Frances Perez, brothers Rudy Perez and Raymond Perez. Reymundo is survived by his sons Gary Perez, Joe Perez and Eddie Perez (Diane), siblings Mando Perez (Becky), Rosie…

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Aurora B. Jaimez

Aurora B. Jaimez, 95, died on November 29, 2022. She was born on June 13, 1927, in Dilley to Zaragosa and Felicita Benavidez of San Antonio. She was the oldest of six children, of which Nicanor O. (Omar) Benavidez, is the remaining sibling, living in El Centro, California. Jaimez is survived by sons Sergio H.…

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Lucas E. Martinez

Lucas E. Martinez, 94, died on November 30, 2022 in Pearsall. She was born on October 18, 1928 in Pearsall to parents Adolfo and Josefina Elizondo. Sh is preceded in death by her parents, husband Jose Martinez, sons Pedro Martinez, Jesus Martinez, Jose Martinez Jr., brothers and sisters. Lucas is survived by her children Rosa…

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Mildred Ann McKenzie

Mildred Ann McKenzie, 53, of Bigfoot, died on November 24, 2022. She was born on November 23, 1969 in Port Arthur, Texas to Ernest Wayne Jones Jr. and Mary Francis Nicholson Jones. She is preceded in death by her father Ernest Wayne Jones Jr. Mildred is survived by her husband Gerald McKenzie, mother Mary N.…

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John William (Dub) Allen

John William (Dub) Allen, 92, of Cotulla, died on December 2, 2022. He was born July 1, 1930, in Dallas to Willie Andre Allen and Mary Hattie Silvey. He is preceded in death by his parents. Dub is survived by his wife of 69 years, Mildred Center Allen, sons John W. Jr. (Bill) (Frances) of…

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Adelina “Nina” Morales

Adelina “Nina” Morales, 51, of Pearsall, died on November 29, 2022. She was born on March 16, 1971 in Pearsall to Manuel S. Morales and Estella Hernandez Morales. She is preceded in death by her mother Estella Hernandez Morales, paternal and maternal grandparents. Nina is survived by her father Manuel S. Morales Sr., brother Manuel…

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Betty Ann Fairly

Betty Ann Fairly, 78, of Martindale, Texas, died on November 22, 2022. She was born in Pearsall on September 13, 1944 to Aldon and Margie Garms. She is preceded in death by her parents and sister Aileen Garms. Betty is survived by her husband of 58 years Hugh Fairly, daughter Janet Wisian, son Kenneth Fairly…

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Alberto “Beto” M. Trevino

Alberto “Beto” M. Trevino, 78, of Pearsall, died on November 19, 2022, in Pearsall. He was born in Pearsall on August 9, 1944 to Juan R. Trevino and Matiana Melendez Trevino. He is preceded in death by his parents, brother David Trevino and sister Consuelo Lopez. Beto is survived by his children Alberto H. Trevino…

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Robert Cecil “Red” Franklin

Robert Cecil “Red” Franklin, 75, died at home on November 22, 2022 with his wife by his side. He was born on January 8, 1947 to Francis Edward “Frank” Franklin and Edith Elnora “Nonie” Franklin. He is preceded in death by his parents and son Robert Cecil “Bobby” Franklin Jr. Franklin is survived by his…

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