Rio Grande City - Flora Rodriguez, 83, died Sunday, April 17, 2022, at her residence in San Isidro, Texas. Sanchez Funeral Home of Rio Grande City will be in charge of her funeral arrangements.
Flora Rendon Rodriguez, age 83
Born: November 24, 1938 - Went home peacefully to be with the Lord on April 17, 2022, on Resurrection Sunday at her home in San Isidro, TX.
Flora was born in Danevang, TX to George Cortez Rendon and Guadalupe Vella Rendon who have preceded her in death, along with her siblings Henry Rendon and Eloise Perez.
Flora married her husband, Aparicio (Chicho) Rodriguez on May 19, 1955. They lived in Channelview, TX where they raised their children. Flora worked for Dr. Vicente Zapata, OBGYN for many years as his Office Manager, he delivered several of her grandchildren, she was so proud of her job, and everyone loved her there! They resided in Channelview until the Summer of 1993 when they moved to San Isidro after Chicho retired.
Flora found her place in serving God at First Baptist Church San Isidro where she was used in many roles throughout the years. Flora was a Prayer Warrior, she would give the weekly announcements, she was a Teacher, a Counselor, and she was the first Lady Deacon appointed there. She loved the Lord and loved to pray for people, she saw so many lives changed, and many prayers of healing answered. She was known as a Mighty Woman of God!
Flora is survived by her loving husband of 66 years and 11 months, Aparicio (Chicho) Rodriguez. Their Children and Spouses: Joe and Edna Rodriguez, Michael and Terri Rodriguez, Cindy Rial, Johnny Rodriguez, and Renee Seeley. She also raised her granddaughter Jennifer Roman, who held a very special place in her heart and brought her so much joy.
Her Sisters: Elisa Martin and Maria Becker
Her Brothers: George Rendon Jr, David Rendon, Jose Alberto Rendon, and Wally Rendon.
Her 10 Grandchildren and their Spouses: Jennifer and Jorge Roman, Joey and Isabel Rodriguez, Michael A. Rodriguez and Melissa Cervantes, Tara and Hector Franco, Brett and Krestyl Rodriguez, Shawn Rial, Priscilla and Wally Barrios, Cory and Ana Rodriguez, Kyra Rodriguez, and Destiny Rodriguez.
Her 9 Great Grandchildren: were Andrew Rodriguez, Daniel Rodriguez, Alyssa Roman, Genevieve Roman, Jayden Cervantes, Trey Franco, Kaleigh Franco, David Rodriguez, and Rosalie Rodriguez.
Life will never be the same without her. We will miss her dearly, we will miss her prayers, her words of wisdom, her words of encouragement, her beautiful smile, and the love she had for all her family and friends. Her love will live on in our hearts forever. We will see her again in Heaven!
Words she lived by are “It’s all about love, love will get you through everything”.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, April 21, 2022, at Sanchez Funeral Home, 301 E. Second St., Rio Grande City from 11:00 am to 1:00 p.m., with a Chapel Service at 12 pm., Burial will follow at Alfaro Cemetery at 55 Old San Isidro Rd in San Isidro, TX. Funeral services have been entrusted to Sanchez Funeral Home in Rio Grande City.