2017-04-21 / Deaths

Mrs. Gonzales

Esther Rios Gonzales, 77, of Lampasas died April 17, 2017 at St. Luke’s Baptist Hospital in San Antonio.

Funeral Mass was held April 20 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Lampasas, with Father Pedro Castillo officiating. Burial followed at Oak Hill Cemetery. Rosary was recited April 19 at Sneed Funeral Chapel in Lampasas.

Mrs. Gonzales was born Aug. 29, 1939 in Rios, Texas, the daughter of Encarnacion Rios and Victoria (Cantu) Rios.

She was a Licensed Vocational Nurse for many years.

Mrs. Gonzales had been a resident of Lampasas for over 35 years. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church.

Survivors include three daughters, Elina Hernandez and husband Mariano of Garland, and Christina Barrios and Cynthia Martinez and husband Rudy, all of San Antonio; two sons, Ronald Rios and wife Janey of San Antonio, and Jay Rios and Shawnda of Lampasas; sisters, Elsa Rodriguez and Victoria Rios Adams; grandchildren, Sonny, Esmerelda, Amy, Stephanie, Albert Jr. III, Conrad, Ronnie Jr., Pamela, Scott, William, Roland, Dr. Rudy, Jacob, Roxanne, Nigel, Jennifer, Danielle, Shawn and Leslie; greatgrandchildren, Luciana, Mateo, Paulina, Noemi, Nia, Tally, Eva, Olivia, Eisley, Dorian, Dallas, Mathias, Eleanor, Nathaniel, Olivia, Alexis, Emily, Evelyn, Scottie, Nila, Annie Mae, Hector, Bella, Rosemary Joy, Eric III, Isabella, Athena, Brylie and Zane.

Mrs. Gonzales was preceded in death by her son, Albert Rios, 10 days ago.

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