Isabel Riojas Gonzales, “Chebee”, 82, of Pearsall, died on February 18, 2021 in Pearsall. She was born on November 7, 1938 in Goldfinch to Onofre Riojas and Ramona Gonzales Riojas.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Luciano Gonzales Sr., siblings Luisa Villanueva, Margarita Martinez and Alejandro Riojas, grandchildren Benny Chavera and Briana Marie Gonzales.
She is survived by her children Luciano R. Gonzales Jr. (Elisa), Irene Gonzales Trevino (Antonio), Margie R. Gonzales, Elizar R. Gonzales (Novela), John R. Gonzales (Veronica), siblings Sulema Alaniz (Antonio), Modesta Perez (Manuel), Janie Trevino (Trinidad), Mercedes Riojas (Vicenta), Santos Gonzales (Roberto+), Eloisa Green, Maria Teresa Jenkins, Estela Gauna (Daniel) and Onofre Riojas Jr. (Angel). She is also survived by 17 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren, 7 great-great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers included Luciano Gonzales III, Damien Santos Jr., Thomas Santos, Grace Chavera, Ely Gonzales Jr., Kevin Gonzales, Kaminski Gonzales and Ethan J. Gonzales.
Isabel enjoyed being outside attending to her plants for hours.
Visitation was held on Wednesday, February 24 at Trevino Royal Oaks Funeral Chapels starting at 10 a.m., a Rosary was recited at 11:30 a.m. Funeral mass followed at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church at 1 p.m. with interment at the Frio County Cemetery.
Arrangements were under the direction of Trevino Royal Oaks Funeral Chapels.