Santos D. Rodriguez, 85, was born Sept. 5, 1927, to Amalio and Francisca Deanda in Eden, TX. She went home to her Lord and Savior on Dec. 26, 2012 in Sweetwater. She married Raul Rodriguez on July 31, 1946 in Coleman, TX.
Services will be at 3 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Rev. Frankie Santiago and Rev. Ronnie Horton officiating. Burial will be in Sweetwater Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
She is survived by two sons, Robert and Nick Rodriguez of Sweetwater; five daughters, Lillie Gutierrez, Rosa Johnson, Nancy R. Flint of Sweetwater, Tommye Marion of Mississippi and Teresa Johnson of Arizona; brother, Trinidad Deanda of San Angelo; two sisters, Refugia Duran of San Angelo and Juanita Ledezma of Arizona; and three sisters-in-law, Loyce Meneses and Nester Torres of Sweetwater and Eva Venegas of Blackwell. She has 26 grandchildren, 54 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; two brothers; and two great-great -grandsons.
Pallbearers will be Jeremy Henry, Riley Henry, Justin Rodriguez, Chris Rodriguez, Gabriel Perez and Brett Rodriguez.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Justin Saddler, Zach Gutierrez, Jarrett Jordan, Robert Parnell, Rian Parnell, Jacob Montgomery and Robert J. Rodriguez.
The family headquarters will be at the granddaughter Samantha Rodriquezâ€™s home, 1708 Harvey in Sweetwater, TX 79556.