Maria Gonzalez Rodriguez of Brownwood passed away April 12, 2010, at a local nursing home. 

    A rosary will be held at 7 p.m. today at Blaylock Funeral Home with visitation to follow. Funeral services will be held at a later time in Saint Carlos, Mexico, Cemeterio.

    She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother, and a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

    She is survived by her husband, Baleriano Rodriguez Sr. of Brownwood; four sons, Pablo Rodriguez of Brownwood, Gregorio Rodriguez of  Amarillo, Baleriano Rodriguez Jr. of Brownwood, and Alfredo Rodriguez of Canadian; six daughters, Bertha Martinez of Brownwood, Benita Salazar of San Antonio, Thelma Haechten of Brownwood, Maria Sanchez of Mexico, Micaela Rodriguez of Brownwood, and Mari Sanchez of Odessa; 45 grandchildren; 66 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild; two brothers; and two sisters.

    She was preceded in death by three sons, Ignacio, Domingo, and Jose Angel Rodriguez; and one grandson, Baleriano “Bebo” Rodriguez III.                  Arrangements under the direction of Blaylock Funeral Home.