Mass of Christian Burial for Maria Casillas Rodriguez, 93, of Coleman, will be held at will be 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 30 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Coleman. Burial will follow at the Coleman City Cemetery. Recital of the Holy Rosary will be at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 29 at Stevens Funeral Home of Coleman.
She died Friday, Dec. 27, 2019 at Coleman County Medical Center.
She was born May 25, 1926 in Bridgeport to Gregorio Casillas and Guadalupe De Luna Casillas. She married Martias “Ricky” Rodriguez on Dec. 24, 1955 in Knox City.
Survivors include her husband, Martias “Ricky” Rodriguez of Coleman; three children, Rita Savala and husband George of Odessa, Martha Lopez and husband Jimmy of Hobbs, New Mexico, Becky Slayton and husband Kemp of Coleman; four grandchildren, Chelsey Flippin, Marsha Landrum, Jeremiah Lopez, Keagan Slayton; eight great-grandchildren, Grayson Dempsey, Mason Flippin, Miah Lopez, Mason Lopez, Macy Lopez, Brayzie Villanueva, Khover Smith, Marky Ryan Landrum, Makaydence Landrum, Makynzli Travis, Manuel Savala, Zachery Collins, Xavier Collins; and many nieces, nephews, and extended family.
She was preceded in death by six brothers, Salomon Casillas, Jose Casillas, Frank Casillas, Jessie Casillas, Simon Casillas, Manuel Casillas; and one sister, Margarita Guerra.