Pvt. Oscar Ornelas
for Pvt. Oscar Ornelas, 21, who was killed Thursday in an automobile
accident Fort McPherson, Ga., will be at 3:30 p.m Tuesday at- Juan Gonzalez
Funeral Home and San Jose Church, with burial in Rose Hill Cemetery.
Ornelas, who had been In the Army since 1951, resided at 812 Nineteenth.
Surviving are his parents, Raul Ornelas and Mrs. Rofario Garcia;
two brothers, Edwardo and Richard Ornelas;. four sisters, Mrs. Nora
O. Rodriguez, Mrs. Rosario O. Sanchez, Mrs. Ysabel O. of Corpus Christ!,
and his grandmothers, Mrs. Dolores Mendoza, Corpus- Christi, and Mrs.
Isabel Ornelas; Laredo.
[The Corpus Christi Caller-Times, Corpus Christi, TX, 23 Mar 1953, Mon, Page 14]
A Fort Benning soldier, Pedro G. Garcia, was indicted for involuntary manslaughter in connection with a March 19 automobile accident near Hapeville,
in which a Fort Benning private was killed. A true bill stated Garcia was driving an auto which overturned, causing fatal injuries to passenger Pvt. Oscar
[The Atlanta Constitution, Atlanta, GA, 18 Apr 1953, Sat, Page 13]