Juanita "Janie" Rios

of Tahoka, TX

May 21, 1944 - January 7, 2022


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Juanita “Janie” Rios was born on May 21, 1944 and grew up in Moody, Texas. She married Guadalupe Rios on November 23, 1963. She had 5 children, Rita Rucker of La Porte, IN, Fabian Rios of Lubbock, Gloria Sleutel of Flower Mound, Steve Rios of Homen, Wisconsin, and Nicholas James who passed away. She was an active member of Blessed Sacrament Church in Wilson. Janie was a housewife for many years and then became a teacher’s aide for Wilson ISD and later Slaton ISD. She served on the Wilson ISD school board. Janie later drove a school bus for Slaton ISD and won an award for Citizen of the Year in Wilson, Texas. She also worked elections in Wilson for many years. Janie also had 4 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. She died peacefully in her sleep on January 7, 2022 at the age of 77.
Graveside services will be held on Friday, January 21, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. at Green Memorial Cemetery in Wilson, Texas

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12 Condolence(s)
Donna Fields
Wilson, TX
Sunday, January 16, 2022

I was honored to have had Janie as my friend. I don’t think I’ve ever seen her without a smile on her face and a kind word to say. She will be missed by so many. Rest In peace, dear Janie.

Melissa Muñoz Lucas
Lubbock, TX
Saturday, January 15, 2022

My deepest condolences and prayers for family.

jesse velasquez
Slaton, TX
Saturday, January 15, 2022

Rest in Gods hands dear friend. Mary amd I will miss you.

Tia Miscik
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Friday, January 14, 2022

Rita and family, I'm praying for God's comfort and peace for all.

Brenda Tagle
Rockwall, TX
Friday, January 14, 2022

Heaven has gained a beautiful, loving, all giving and faithful lady. I love you Janie, Mom loved you... I know you are up there together drinking coffee, laughing, crafting, and just enjoying a restored body. We will celebrate your life and cherish all the beautiful memories. Grateful to be a part of your family. Hugs to you and all the loved ones in Heav.
Love you forever...
Brenda Tagle and Kids

Marsha Blackstock
Hernandez, NM
Thursday, January 13, 2022

Janie had such a sweet spirit. So thankful for her friendship. My prayers for God's comfort and peace to her family and friends in this time of departure from this earth.

Veronica Coronado
Wilson, TX
Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Sorry for your loss, sending our prayers. She will be very missed. Rest in peace sweet Ms. Janie.

Veronica Coronado
Wilson, TX
Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Sorry for your loss, sending our prayers. She will be very missed. Rest in peace sweet Ms. Janie.

Yolanda Acuna
Wilson, TX
Tuesday, January 11, 2022

R.I.P. my sweet friend ✝️🙏❤🕊
She was a Good One

Lessia Clem
Lubbock, TX
Sunday, January 9, 2022

So sorry for your loss. Prayers Lifted

Juanita Zepeda
Wilson, TX
Sunday, January 9, 2022

We what to send our prayers to the family
She was great person. Worked very hard for the blessed Sacrament church in Wilson. She will be greatly missed. RIP. Love Juanita Arellano Zepeda family.

Susan Tipton
Tahoka, TX
Sunday, January 9, 2022

Janie will be truly missed! She was always so sweet and pleasant! I considered her my friend!