April 12, 2024

Former mayor Lila Cockrell laid to rest

The City of San Antonio along with family and friends are paying their final respects to the first female mayor of San Antonio, Lila Cockrell.

Her funeral will be held on Thursday, September 5th at 10am at Laurel Heights United Methodist Church.

A public tribute will be held at the Lila Cockrell Theatre along E. Market Street.

There is also an online guestbook you can sign to leave a condolence message.

Lila Cockrell passed away on August 29th. She was elected in 1975 as the first female mayor of San Antonio. She was 97 years old.