KYLE — Gabriella “Honeybun” Montoya, 17, died on March 28 at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio. She was born on November 22, 1996 in Austin and lived in Kyle where she was a junior at Lehman High School.
Montoya is survived by her parents, Carrie and Richard Montoya, and two brothers and two sisters: Ashley Montoya, Olivia Montoya, Richard “Gordy” Montoya and Sergio Colombo. She is also survived by great-grandmothers Julia Montoya and Laverna Allen; grandmothers Lydia Romero and Connie Montoya; grandfather James T. Allen and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
She was preceded in death by great-grandparents Martina and Geronimo Romero and Julian Montoya.
A recitation of the holy rosary will be held as part of visitation at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 2 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, 801 N. Burleson Street, in Kyle. A celebration of mass will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 4 at St. Anthony’s followed by a graveside service at the Kyle Cemetery, Old Stage Coach Road near Kyle.
Memorials can be made online to The Honeybun Fund. Arrangements made by Harrell Funeral Home in Kyle.