Macario R. Hinojos
Abel D. Hinojos
Francisco M. Franco
Abel Alvarado Hinojos
Vol. 107 No. 14 Pg B7
2 April 1998
Archives of the Big Bend
Abel Alvarado Hinojos, 81, of Alpine, died Monday, March 30, 1998, at an Odessa hospital.
Rosary services will be held 7 p.m., Thursday, April 2, 1998, at Our Lady of Peace. Mass will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Our Lady of Peace with burial to follow at Holy Angels Cemetery with Father Rick Ruiz officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Geeslin Funeral Home.
Abel Hinojos was born November 30, 1916 in Lajitas, Texas, moving to Terlingua, working in the mines. He then moved to Alpine working for the railroad as a general laborer and with the Alpine School system and the City of Alpine as a maintenance person. He was a volunteer worker at the 4-H barns. He married Rosa Delgadillo in Terlingua, Texas, July 20, 1942.
Survivors include his wife Rosa of Alpine; four sons: Merced Abel, Ramon, both of Alpine, Macario Hinojos of Ozona and Pedro Hinojos of McCamey; three daughters, Manuela Rodriguez of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Cruz Martinez of Eagle Pass and Rosie Roach of San Antonio; one brother, Santiago Hinojos of Odessa; two sisters, Josefa Ortiz of Monahans and Isabel Villa of Alpine; 24 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren, and a few great-great grandchildren and numerous nephews and nieces.
Josefa Hinojos Ortiz
Vol. 113 No. 15 Pg. A2
8 April 2004
Archives of the Big Bend
Josefa Hinojos Ortiz, 82, of Monahans, died April 1 at Monahans Managed Care Center.
She was born Oct. 8, 1921, in Lajitas. She was a retired waitress and a Catholic.
Funeral Mass was held on Saturday, April 3, at St. John’s Catholic Church with Father John Lucido officiating. Burial followed in Monahans Memorial Cemetery.
She is survived by one son, Rogelio Ortiz of Phoenix; three daughters, Carmen Olibas, Josie Salcido and Dolores Ochoa of Monahans; one brother, Santiago Hinojos of Odessa; one sister, Isabel Villa of Alpine; 10 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Macario and Severiana Hinojos; her husband, Rubin Garcia Ortiz; five brothers, Epifanio, Macario, Jr., Abel, Hipolito and Francisco Hinojos; and one sister, Tomasa Franco.
Vega, Maria Franco
Maria “Mary” Franco Vega, age 61, of Grandfalls, passed away Friday, September 9, 2005 at her home. She was born January 11, 1944 in Buena Suerte, Texas, to Francisco and Tomasa (Hinojos) Franco. She married Jesus Vega in December, 1963, in Alpine, Texas. A funeral mass in Alpine, and a memorial service in Grandfalls will be held later in the week. Burial will be in the Holy Angels Cemetery in Alpine. Services are under the direction of Family Funeral Services. Survivors are her husband, Jesus Vega of Grandfalls, and sons, Jesse Vega of Grandfalls, Danny Vega of San Antonio, and David “Gis” Vega of Ft. Worth. Also a daughter, Angie Portillo of Alpine. She is also survived by her brothers, Joe Franco, Jesus Franco and Frank Franco all of Alpine, and sisters, Maye Salgado of Odessa and Margie Urquidez of Globe, Arizona.