Mrs. Rios was born in Karnes County, January 2, 1949, to Rosa Delgado Fernandez. She graduated high school and on December 5, 1969 married Juan F. Rios, Jr. in Runge. She worked as a medication aide at the Connally Unit Prison in Kenedy and was of the Catholic faith.
Survivors include her husband of over 43 years, Juan Rios, Jr., of Kenedy; her daughter, Debra Ann Rios of Kenedy; her sons, David John (Jannet) Rios of Tucson, Ariz. and Julian Rene (Sonia) Rios of Laredo and her brother, Rudolfo Fernandez of Del Rio.
Mrs. Rios is preceded in death by her mother and her sister, Janie Fernandez.
Visitation was held Friday, June 28 at the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel, Kenedy with a rosary recited at 7 p.m. that evening.
Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m., Saturday, June 29 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Runge with Rev. Norbert Herman officiating.
Interment followed in the Runge Cemetery.