Elizabeth V. Rodriguez
Elizabeth V. ‘’Chavela’’ Rodriguez, 82, of Uvalde died on Oct. 2, 2017, at the Methodist Hospital in San Antonio.
A prayer service will be held today and tomorrow at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday at 10 a.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery.
She was born on March 15, 1935, in Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico, to Aurelia (Navarro) and Jesus Vara.
She married Jesus B. Rodriguez on March 19, 1952, in Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico.
Rodriguez is survived by two daughters, Mary L. Cruz and husband, Manuel, and Elizabeth Rodriguez Cano, all of Uvalde; four sons, Arnulfo Rodriguez, Jesus Rodriguez Jr. and Juan Antonio Rodriguez, all of Uvalde, and Jose Luis Rodriguez and wife, Donna, of Texarkana; three sisters, Bertha Hernandez, Carolina Vara Alvarez and Francisca Vara; and one brother, Jesus Vara, all of Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico; 15 grandchildren, Tammy Angel, Tracy Byrd, Melanie Rodriguez, Jessie Rodriguez III, Joey Rodriguez, Veronica Mata, Eddie Garcia, Elizabeth Ann Torres, Raymond Cano, Arnulfo Cano, Rey Martinez, Juan Antonio Rodriguez, Naomi Montalvo, Hannah Rodriguez and Kezia Rodriguez; numerous great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one grandson, Arnulfo Rodriguez; one granddaughter, Jessica Rodriguez; one sister, Victoria Banda; and one brother, Pedro Vara.
Pallbearers will be Raymond Cano, Arnulfo Cano, Rey Martinez, Juan Antonio Rodriguez, Jesse Rodriguez III and Eddie Garcia.
Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary, www.rekfunerals.com