Margarita DeAnda Rodriguez, 84 of Dilley, died on March 2, 2021 at her home. She was born on May 9, 1936 in Derby to Matilde and Inocencia Orozco DeAnda.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Arnulfo “Cuate” Rodriguez, sister Maria Guajardo and Carolina Rivas, granddaughter Rossi Rodriguez, great-great grandson Luke Ronin Rodriguez.
Rodriguez is survived by her children Ronaldo Rodriguez (Adela) of Dilley, Odelia Chambers (James) of San Antonio, Yomeida Torres (Frank) of Dilley and Rodney Rodriguez (Roxanne) of Pearsall, siblings Jose DeAnda of Lytle and Lupe Hernandez of O’Donnell. She is also survived by 11 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, four great-great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers include Bridget Gonzales, Beronica Romero, Jacqueline Chambers, Andreana Torres, Robin Nieto, Rianne Rodriguez and Rossi Rodriguez.
Visitation was held Sunday, March 7 at Trevino Royals Oaks Funeral Chapels in Dilley from 3 to 9 p.m. with a Rosary recited at 7 p.m. Funeral mass was celebrated Monday, March 8 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church at 10 a.m. Interment followed at the Dilley Cemetery.
Arrangements were under the direction of Trevino Royal Oaks Funeral Chapels.