Places

  • Uvalde is also known as: Uvalde County / Uvalde city.

  • Uvalde tourist attractions include: John Nance Garner House.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Matthew McConaughey (actor and voice actor), Bobby Bonner (baseball player), Dave Hilton (baseball player), Carlos Guevara (baseball player), Floyd Mitchell (film producer), and Audrey Walters (actor).

History

Uvalde was founded by Reading Wood Black in 1853 as the town of Encina. In 1856, when the county was organized, the town was renamed Uvalde for Spanish governor Juan de Ugalde and was chosen as county seat. It is usually considered the southern limit of the Texas Hill Country or the most northerly part of South Texas. The town has the only known bottler of cactus juice. Uvalde was the home of John Nance "Cactus Jack" Garner, former Speaker of the House and Vice President of the United States. Actor Matthew McConaughey, actress Dale Evans, former Governor of Texas Dolph Briscoe (for whom the post office is named), were born in Uvalde. The city is also home to the Grammy Award-winning Tejano/Norteño group Los Palominos. Uvalde is located at 29°12′52″N 99°47′23″W / 29. 21444°N 99. 78972°W / 29. 21444; -99. 78972 (29. 214313, -99. 789644). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 7. 6 square miles (19. 8 km), all of it land. Uvalde was the site of the 1991 World Gliding Championships, and is known as one of the best locations for...

The official website for the city of Uvalde is http://www.uvaldetx.com/.

There are currently 2 funeral home listings for the city of Uvalde, Texas.

Uvalde Obituaries

It was disclosed by Tri-City Herald on September 10th, 2015 that Armando C Chapoy passed on in Richland, Washington.  Chapoy was 56 years old and was born in Uvalde, TX.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Armando C's life.

It was noted by Modesto Bee on March 3rd, 2015 that Al Oliver passed away in Modesto, California.  Oliver was 80 years old and was born in Uvalde, TX.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Al's life.

It was revealed by Sierra Star on August 7th, 2014 that Mary Bernice George died in Oakhurst, California.  George was 102 years old and was born in Uvalde, TX.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Mary Bernice's life.

It was disclosed by Duncan Banner on August 4th, 2013 that Mario Perez-Ortiz died in Bray, Oklahoma.  Perez-Ortiz was 91 years old and was born in Uvalde, TX.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Mario's life.

It was reported by Ottawa Daily Times on July 29th, 2013 that Rose M Alvarado (Campos) passed away in Ottawa, Illinois.  Ms. Alvarado was 99 years old and was born in Uvalde, TX.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Rose M's life.

It was noted by The Daily Oklahoman on May 21st, 2012 that Johnny Ray Dougherty died in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.  Dougherty was 58 years old and was born in Uvalde, TX.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Johnny Ray's life.

It was reported by Odessa American on May 12th, 2012 that Floyd Swanner passed away in Uvalde, Texas.  Swanner was 65 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Floyd's life.

It was reported by Coloradoan on April 19th, 2011 that Joe Vinton passed away in Fort Collins, Colorado.  Vinton was 82 years old and was born in Uvalde, TX.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Joe's life.

All Funeral Homes in Uvalde

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Guaiardo Funeral Home
5423 21st Ave Ne
Uvalde, WA 98185
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Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary
5423 21st Ave Ne
Uvalde, WA 98185

Uvalde Funeral Home News

Gerald John Dick (1921-2010)
In July 1943, Mildred Schumann joined Gerald in Uvalde, Texas, where they were married ... as well as many wonderful nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Monday, Nov. 1, 2010, at First English Lutheran Church, Sterling. Interment was at Riverside ...
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A funeral is a ceremony for celebrating, sanctifying, or remembering the life of a person who has died. Funerary customs comprise the complex of beliefs and ...
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Uvalde Funeral Homes and funeral services in Texas
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RUSHING-ESTES-KNOWLES MORTUARY, INC.
Uvalde, TX 78801. Map to Funeral Home. Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary ... School in Crystal City, Texas. He also attended S.W.T.J.C in Uvalde, Texas; he went on to ...
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