Dora L. Payne of Uvalde passed away on February 9, 2020 in Converse at the age of 68. She was born on June 8, 1951 in Uvalde to Bernandino and Esiquia (Velasquez) Lopez.
Dora loved to cook and was in the restaurant business for over 25 years. She was the owner of Dora’s Place.
She is survived by her daughters, Brenda Gonzales of Uvalde, Valerie Payne of Converse, Molly Flores and husband, Mario of Uvalde and Diana Carrillo and husband, Isaias of Universal City; son, Alex Gonzalez and wife, Ester of Irving, California; sister, Nicolasa Rodriguez of Uvalde; brother, Rogelio Lopez of Uvalde; 16 grandchildren, Alfred Gonzalez, Manuel Gonzalez, Kassandra Gonzalez, Amanda Ibarra, Alexis Gonzalez, Summer Flores, Isaias Carrillo, Jr., Brianna Gautraue, Joshua Gonzalez, Alexander Gonzalez, Kiki Carrillo, Kandie Medina, Sophia Carrillo, Jeweliette Carrillo, Ruby Carrillo, and Stormy Flores; and 4 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Fred Payne; daughter, Sandy Gonzalez; son, Blas Trevino; sister, Sylvia Lara; 3 brothers, Bernandino Lopez, Jr., Andres Lopez, and Albert Lopez.
Visitation will begin on Tuesday from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. A rosary will be held on Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A funeral mass will be held on Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Alfred Gonzalez, Manuel Gonzalez, Joshua Gonzalez, Isaias Carrillo, Jr., Summer Flores and Kandie Medina. Honorary pallbearers will be her grandchildren.
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