Nancy (Benancia) Rodriguez

Nancy (Benancia) Rodriguez went to meet our Heavenly Father on Friday, January 24, 2014 surrounded by her loving family. Nancy was born in Midland, Texas on May 18, 1926 to the late Victoriano Armendariz and Sabina Reyes Armendariz. Nancy was preceded in death by her son, Manuel (Waway) Heredia; her brothers, Marcelino, Adislado, Crestino and Victoriano Jr. Armendariz; and her sisters, Aucencia Bustillos, Minnie Lopez, Frances Armendariz and Lupe Munoz. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Hilario (Turkey) Rodriguez; sons, Cosme Heredia, Jr. and wife Diana, Alex Rodriguez and wife Nellie and Rudy Rodriguez; daughters, Felicitas Baesa and husband Adolfo Sr., Gloria Martinez and husband Larry, Alicia Bonilla and husband Armando Sr. and Rosa Ramirez and husband Mario; one brother, Jesus Armendariz, all of Midland, Texas. Nancy is also survived by twenty nine grandchildren, fifty nine great grandchildren, twenty two great-great grandchildren and several nephews and nieces. A special thank you to the staff of the Midland Dialysis Center and Home Hospice, especially to Penny Henderson and Melissa Land, for their professional care. And a very special thanks with love to our sister in Christ, Sulema Galindo, for helping us care for our beloved mother. A rosary will be held on Monday, January 27, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at Lewallen-Garcia-Pipkin Chapel. Funeral mass is set for Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with Father David Herrera officiating. Interment will follow at Resthaven North. Pallbearers for the service will be her grandsons, Cosme Heredia III, David Baesa, Manuel (Corky) Heredia Jr., Felix Pando III, Frank Carrasco III, Armando Bonilla Jr., Benito Ozuna III, Josh Pressler and Greg Damon. Funeral mass is under the direction of Lewallen-Garcia-Pipkin Funeral Home and Chapel. Family messages and condolences may be emailed to: or you can visit our website at

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Lewallen-Garcia-Pipkin Funeral Home
2508 N. Big Spring  Midland, TX 79705
(432) 682-3700

Published in Midland Reporter-Telegram on Jan. 26, 2014