Carol Ann Cockrell Gulley, daughter of the late former mayor Lila Cockrell, died unexpectedly on Friday, Oct. 4 following a brief illness. She was 74.
Mayor Ron Nirenberg discussed funding for Pre-K for SA, community college tuition, and other second-term goals Wednesday at an event at the Pearl Stable.
Commentary: “Conversation With the Mayor” will give audience members the chance to pose their own pointed questions to the second-term mayor.
Former Mayor Henry Cisneros recounted the life and contributions of Lila Cockrell, San Antonio’s first female mayor, in a tribute he read during her funeral Thursday.
Hundreds of Lila Cockrell’s friends and family gathered at Laurel Heights United Methodist Church on Thursday morning for her funeral services.
Former mayor Lila Cockrell loved many people, and they loved her back. They shared happy memories of her with each other Tuesday evening.
Commentary: Part of the reason Lila Cockrell’s power has been underestimated is because she exercised it mainly in private, without showing or engendering bitterness.
Commentary: Homages to Lila Cockrell praise her leadership, but fail to mention her storytelling.
A public visitation for former San Antonio Mayor Lila Cockrell is scheduled for Tuesday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., with a memorial service and public tribute set for Thursday.
Commentary: Lila Cockrell was a strong female presence in a sea of male counterparts, leading our city with intention, tolerance, and foresight.