Juanita Rodriguez, 91, of Earth, Texas passed away on Thursday, February 18, 2021 in Littlefield. She was born on August 21, 1929 in Marion, Texas to Leandro Contreras and Epifania (Vasquez) Contreras.
She was preceded in death by her husband Eufemio on December 12, 1986, and a son, John Rodriguez.
Juanita is survived by four sons, David Rodriguez, Jerry Rodriguez, Jacinto Rodriguez and Lidia, Pedro Rodriguez and Helen; five daughters, Carmen Acosta, Amalia Villabos and John, Eujenia Boras and Santos, Mauricia Rodriguez and Ernesto Gonzalez, and Petra Mendoza and Mercedes; twenty-one grandchildren; she also raised three grandchildren as her own; Amanda Soto and Jose, Abel Rodriguez and Mona Rodriguez and Jason Anzaldua; thirty-four great grandchildren with two on the way and one deceased; four great great grandchildren with two more on the way; and a sister, Isdra Villabos.
Juanita married Eufemio Rodriguez on September 29, 1952. She enjoyed doing crafts and even handmade a quilt for each of her grandchildren to cherish. She loved working in the garden, cooking for her family and tending to the neighborhood cats. Most of all, she loved her family and enjoyed spending time with them.
Viewing will be held on Thursday, February 25, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Goetz Funeral Home with a Funeral Service to follow at 12:00 p.m. Burial will follow at the Marion Cemetery.
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