Funeral services for Susie Torres, 84, of Bangs, will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 15, in the Heartland Funeral Home Chapel with Aparicio Puentes officiating. Interment will follow in Bangs Cemetery under the direction of Heartland Funeral Home of Early. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 14, at the funeral home.

Mrs. Torres passed away on Monday, May 12, 2008, in Brownwood.

Susie Rodriquez was born on March 4, 1924, in Bastrop, a daughter of Juan and Maria Aquilar Rodriquez. She was married to Jessie Torres on April 7, 1938. He preceded her in death on March 21, 1994. She was a homemaker and had lived in Bangs since 1978, moving there from Austin.

She is survived by three sons, Thomas Torres and wife Adelina, of Austin, Gilbert Torres and wife Hortencia of Bangs and Fred Torres and wife Lisa, of Arlington; three daughters, Mary Tafoya of Bangs, Eulalia Martinez and husband George, of Round Rock and Kathy Ramirez and husband Johnny, of Bangs; and one brother, C. Rodriquez of Clarksville. She is also survived by 29 grandchildren, 53 great-grandchildren and 27 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Juan and Maria Rodriquez; her husband, Jessie Torres; daughter, Rachel Sandoval; brother, Thomas Rodriquez; sister, Juanita Cardenas and one grandson, Johnny Joe Velasquez.

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