Adeleen Rodriguez-Mendez, 60, of Brownwood, passed away Aug. 18, 2019 at Songbird Lodge Nursing Home. Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24 at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Visitation will be held from 8 to 9:45 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24 at the Brownwood Funeral Home Chapel.

Adeleen Rodriguez-Mendez was born Feb. 8, 1959 in Brownwood to Gregorio S. Rodriguez Sr. and Mary Louise Rodriguez. She first attended Brownwood schools then moved to Baird, where she was a cheerleader, honor student in various classes and later graduated from Baird High School with honors. After high school she moved back to Brownwood and was employed by GTE for many years.

Some of her hobbies included fishing and traveling. She loved music and being around her family.

She was preceded in death by son, Philip Mendez Jr.; and parents, Gregorio S. Rodriguez and Mary L. Solis-Rodriguez.

Left to cherish her memory are her children, Veronica Mendez of Houston, and Stephen Mendez of Baird; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brothers, Gregory Rodriguez Jr. of Conroe, Henry Kubicek of Conroe, and Alfredo Delgado of Brownwood; aunt Ada Perez and uncle Johnny Perez, aunt Delores Ramirez and uncle Juan Ramirez, aunt Sandra Perez and uncle Marcus Perez; and numerous cousins, extended family and Songbird Lodge friends. Services entrusted to Brownwood Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.brownwoodfuneralhome.net.