Josefa S. Rodriguez, 83 was born on September 1, 1930 in Tivoli, Texas to the late Santos Sanchez, Sr. and Francisca Bryant Sanchez. On January 14, 1937 she married Ricardo Rodriguez, Sr. whom preceded her death on October 25, 2004. She is also preceded in death by two brothers, Santos Sanchez, Jr. and Benito Sanchez, one sister, Guadalupe Rubio and a grandson, Jose Luis Tijerina.

She is survived by five children, Hilda (The Late Felix) Tijerina, Linda (Paul) Valdez, Telma Rodriguez and Rebecca Rodriguez all of Defiance, Ohio, Ricardo (Virginia) Rodriguez, Jr. of Abilene, Texas, two brothers, Bene (Lisa) Sanchez of Robstown, Texas, Raymond (Mary) Sanchez of Corpus Christi, Texas, one sister, Olga (Pedro) Huape of Robstown, Texas. She was also blessed and adored by her nine grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, eight great-great grandchildren, one great-great-great grandchild and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, January 10, 2014 at Ramon Funeral Home Chapel with a Religious Service to be held at 7p.m. The Funeral Service will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 11, 2014 at Ramon Funeral Home Chapel with interment to follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Arrangements are entrusted to: Ramon Funeral Home, Inc.