Adam Nunez

Adam Nunez, Age 68 of Kenedy, TX passed away on Thursday, May 11, 2023 in San Antonio, TX.  Adam was born on April 26, 1955 in Kenedy, TX to the late Jose Maria and Ignacia Meza Nunez. He married Josephine “Josie” Ortiz on January 24, 1976 in Yorktown who preceded him death on June 3, 2019.  He worked for Staples oilfield as a driller before retirement; was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and a member of Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church.

Adam is preceded in death by his loving wife Josephine “Josie” Ortiz Nunez; parents, Jose Maria and Ignacia Meza Nunez; sister, Sandie Tenberg; brothers, Joe Nunez, Eloy Nunez and Victor Nunez.

Adam is survived by his children, A.J. Nunez of Kenedy, Ashley Nunez and Robert Garcia of Humble, Amy Nunez and Luis Gonzales of Kenedy; sisters, Eva (Nasario) Ochoa of Runge, Mary (Randy) Hall of Moxxville, NC; brothers, Paul (Lillie) Nunez of Runge, Gerardo (Diana) Nunez of Karnes City, Roland (Mary Jane) Nunez of Kenedy, David Nunez of Runge; grandchildren, Daryan Moreno, Joseph Lane, Joslyn Lane, Daniel Gonzales, Nina Garcia, Hope Nunez, Adam Joseph Nunez, Faith Nunez, Miranda Nunez, and numerous nieces, nephews, extended family members and dear friends.

A Holy Rosary will be recited Tuesday, May 16, 2023 at 7PM in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel.  Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday, May 17, 2023 at 10AM at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church with the Rev. Robert Ploch officiating.  Interment will follow in the San Luis Cemetery in Yorktown, TX.

Serving as Pallbearers: Chris Morin, Brandon Nunez, D.J. Nunez, Alan Nunez, Orlando Nunez and James Nunez.

Honorary Pallbearers: Daryan Joseph Lane, Adam Nunez, Jr.


Hilda D. Medina, Age 76 of Kenedy, TX went to be with her Lord and Saviour on May 8, 2023.  Hilda was born on August 19, 1946 in Falls City, TX to the late Pedro, Sr. and Eloisa Trevino De La Garza.  She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, homemaker of the Pentecostal Faith who will be greatly missed.

Hilda is preceded in death by her husband, Bernabe R. Medina; parents, Pedro, Sr. and Eloisa Trevino De La Garza.

Hilda is survived by her daughters, Melinda Seaman and husband Randy from Stafford, AZ, JoAnn Medina Gonzales and husband Pete of Kenedy, Eva Rodriguez and husband Henry of Kenedy; sister, Dora Diaz of Kenedy; brothers, Gus De La Garza of Kenedy, Rudy De La Garza of Robstown, Adolfo De La Garza of Poth; grandchildren, Anastasia Seaman, Miranda Seaman, Kymberlee Gonzales, Chloe Rodriguez, Joshua Rodriguez, and a host of nieces, nephews extended family members and dear friends.

Visitation will be held Friday, May 12, 2023 from 5PM to 7PM in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel with Memorial Services to begin at 7PM with Pastor Natalia Mejia and Pastor Christy Mejia officiating.

James Garza

James Garza, 61, of Kenedy, TX, passed away on April 27, 2023.

James was born on November 11, 1961 to Angelica Garza in Karnes City, TX.  James was proud to be raised at the Ken-Tex and he never forgot where he came from.  He was also a proud Kenedy Lion.  He was an All-District, All-State Defense, All- American linebacker for the Kenedy Lions as well as part of the mean machine era.  James was a tough player that helped lead the Lions through many successful football seasons.  He got to play football at the Astrodome with all the elite players, which was a great accomplishment for him.  He graduated from Kenedy High School with honors in 1980.  He received a scholarship to play football for Ranger Junior College in Ranger, TX.  He later transferred to Southwest Texas University in San Marcos, TX where he received his bachelor’s degree in criminal justice.

He worked many years serving his community in human services.  He also had a successful career working for the phone company MCI.  He led his team with MCI which surpassed numerous goals that exceeded the minimum requirement.  He had a gift of conversating with the Spanish language.  He was very personable and could communicate with people from all walks of life.  He went on to work for the City of Houston until 2020.    

In 2021, James moved back to his hometown from Houston.  He wanted to be close to family.  He spent his time visiting with family and enjoyed watching the Dallas Cowboys.  He was an avid story teller.  He always entertained his nieces and nephews with various stories of his many life experiences.  He was never embarrassed to let people know the hardships that he endured through his childhood and adulthood.  He was a true human being that never met a stranger.  His laughter is something his family and friends will never forget. 

James is preceded in death by his mother Angelica Garza and granddaughter Dream Alexander. He is survived by daughter Aysia Garza (Donnell) , son Miguel Garza, son Emilio Clancy, grandson Dash Alexander, girlfriend Vira Salas, sister Patricia Alvarez, sister Clara Garcia, sister Irma Garza (Tino), brother Edward Garza, brother Connie Garza (Rosie), brother John Garza, brother Randy Garza (Donna), brother Eleazar Garza (Helen) and numerous nieces and nephews and great nieces and great nephews.

Services will be held at Eckols Funeral Home on May 10, 2023 at 5:00pm.