She was born on Aug. 9, 1933 in Karnes City to Roman Espinoza and Hermelinda “Nena” (Guerrero) Espinoza.
Survivors include her husband Jimmie Rodriguez, Jr.; children, Mario Ramirez, Ronnie Rodriguez, George Rodriguez, Monica (Pete) Nieva, and Blanca (James Sendejo) Rodriguez; grandchildren, Jimmie Rodriguez IV, Patricia Rodriguez, Ronald Rodriguez, Jr., Evita Rodriguez, Veronica Rodriguez, Rita Gonzales, Nikki Molina, Mark Ramirez, Mindy Ramirez, Robert Quintanilla, Jr., Joel Quintanilla, Laura Quintanilla, Allie Villarreal, Olivia Sanders, Franco Sanders, Samantha Nieva and Rubi Nieva; and 24 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her brothers, Rudy, Albert and David Espinoza and by her son Jimmie Rodriguez, III.
Visitation began Wednesday, July 23 at 2 p.m. at Rhodes Funeral Home in Karnes City with a prayer service held that evening at 7 p.m.
A Mass was celebrated Thursday, July 24 at 9:30 a.m. at St. Cornelius Catholic Church in Karnes City.
Burial followed in the Karnes City Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Rhodes Funeral Home.