Eliza “Licha” Rodriguez, 82, passed away Sept 22, 2011.

She was born June 15, 1929 in Robstown to Esequiel O. Flores and Manuela B. Flores. Rodriguez was an active member of Betel Christian Church in Robstown for more than 50 years. She was the daughter of some of the founders of the Betel Christian Church and served in the church as a deaconess, as well as being an active member in the Christian Women Fellowship.

She worked as a caregiver for several years, caring for elderly people in the community.

Rodriguez was preceded in death by her parents; son, Ruben Rodriguez; and sister, Rosa Benavidez.

She is survived by her husband, Jose “Pepe” Rodriguez of Robstown; daughter, Diana Andrade of Robstown; grandson, Ismael Andrade; granddaughter, Roxane Flores; great-grandson, Robert Flores Jr.; four brothers, Elias B. (Senaida) Flores of Robstown, Gilberto B. (Rosa) Flores of Corpus Christi, Manuel B. Flores of Mesquite, and Emilio (Dora) Flores of Robstown; sister, Ofelia Gomez of Robstown; and numerous other relatives and friends.

A prayer service was held Sept. 25, 2011 at Iglesia Cristiana Betel in Robstown. The funeral service was held Sept. 26, 2011 at Iglesia Cristiana Betel. Interment followed at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Pallbearers were, Robert Flores, Elias R. Flores Jr., Ramiro Benavidez, Robert Michael Flores, Emilio Flores Jr., Gilbert Perez, Manuel Flores Jr. and Robert V. Flores.

Ramon Funeral Home Inc.