Published: 3:52 pm, Mon. Dec. 26th, 2016Updated: 3:50 pm
A Mass of Christian Burial is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 29, at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church for Arcenia Rodriguez of Artesia.
Rodriguez, 81, went to be with her Lord and Savior Friday, Dec. 23, 2016, surrounded by her family.
Fr. Martin Cornejo will officiate at the services, with interment to follow at Twin Oaks Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Jeff Molina, Eric Molina, Robert Sarellano, Jevon Rivera, Angelo Rivera and Anthony Trevino. Honorary pallbearers are David Molina and Rueben Rivera.
Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Terpening & Son Mortuary. A rosary will be recited at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Grace.
Arcenia was born Aug. 31, 1935, in Sonora, Texas, to Francisco and Germana (Mendoza) Rodriguez. She came to Artesia in 1955 from Texas.
On Dec. 17, 1958, she married Basiliso Rodriguez in Artesia.
Arcenia was a homemaker and a member of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church. She enjoyed shopping, sewing, fishing and dancing, and her love was getting to spend time with her family and grandchildren.
Survivors include her husband, Basiliso, of the family home; daughters Susan Molina and husband Frank, and Gracie Rivera and husband Fred, both of Artesia; son Daniel Trevino of Artesia; sisters Catalina Martinez and Emma Hinojos, both of Hobbs; 10 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; son Robert Trevino Jr.; three sisters; and three brothers.
Arrangements are under the direction of Terpening & Son Mortuary. Condolences may be expressed online at www.artesiafunerals.com.