Services for Emilia Rodriguez age 82 of Portales were held Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. with a Rosary recited at St Helens Catholic Church in Portales. Mass of the Resurrection will be held Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at 1:00 p.m. at St Helens Catholic Church in Portales. Jude Rodriguez, Jimmy Rodriguez, Eric Rodriguez, and Ismael Rodriguez will serve as pallbearers.
She was born September 26, 1931, in Anton Chico, NM to Camilo and Jesusita Romo Lucero.
She passed away on June 21, 2014, at her home in Portales, NM.
She was a homemaker and married Juan Rodriguez November 19, 1956, in Portales, NM. She loved to sew, bake, crochet, paint ceramics, gardening and the family stated she was never afraid to work. She was of the Catholic Faith.
She is survived by her husband Juan Rodriguez of Portales, her son Juan Rodriguez Jr. and his wife Isabel of Portales, her daughters Patsy Rodriguez of Portales, Teresa Rodriguez of Portales, and Tammy Ornelas and her husband Carlos of Portales; her brother Abelino Lucero of Portales, and sister Amelia Amaro of Portales, twelve grandchildren and twenty eight great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.
She is preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, and four sisters.
Arrangements are under the direction of Steed Todd Funeral Home and Crematory 800 E. Manana Blvd Clovis, New Mexico 88101 1(575) 763-5541. You may also sign the family guest book at www.steedtodd.com
Published in the Clovis News Journal on June 25, 2014
Steed-Todd Funeral Home
800 E. Manana Blvd Clovis, NM 88101