Juanita Rodriguez Urrutia, 64 of Lubbock passed away Sunday, September 1, 2019. She was born September 10, 1954 in Lubbock to Bacilio, Jr. and Senona (Herrera) Rodriguez. Juanita graduated from Estacado and was employed as a supervisor at the Lubbock State School for more than 30 years before she retired. She loved taking care of and helping others. Juanita was a devout Catholic.
Those left to cherish her memory are her daughter, Melissa Urrutia of Lubbock; her mother, Senona; a niece she considered another daughter, Sophia Cervantes and her children all of Lubbock; four brothers, Rudolfo Rodriguez of Texarkana, Texas, Frank and wife Diana, Juan and Ben Rodriguez all of Lubbock; nephew, Juan Rodriguez, Jr. of Lubbock; a special cousin she considered a sister, Beatriz Herrera; and numerous nieces, cousins and extended family.
She is preceded in death by her father; and her grandparents.
Visitation will begin at 3:00 p.m. with a rosary to be cited at 6:00 p.m. Thursday, September 5, 2019 at Combest Family Memorial Chapel. Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, September 6, 2019 at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church with burial to follow at Peaceful Gardens Memorial Park.