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Esperanza (Hope) Rodriquez, age 67, of Sweetwater, passed away on Feb. 19, 2014, at Shannon Medical Center in San Angelo, Texas.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014 at Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Johnny Guzman officiating. Burial will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
She was born on July 10, 1946, in Sinton, Texas to Jose and Manuela (Villa) Ramon. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Roby, Texas. She worked for T.A. Truck Stop for many years. She was a former resident of Roby, Texas.
She was survived by two daughters, Paulina Rodriquez and Donna Rodriquez, both of Sweetwater; eight grandchildren, Katrina Romero, Junior Romero, Adrianna Juarez, Christina Juarez, Rebecca Juarez, Hannah Rodriquez, Daniel Rodriquez and Joey Rodriquez; eight great-grandchildren, Ethan Romero, Kayloni Juarez, Mariah Rodriquez, Jeremiah Rodriquez, Gracie Sartain, Gabriel Rodriquez, Angelita Gomez and Kylie Sartain; four sisters, Gloria Guardado of Quanah, Janie Galan of Vernon, Victoria Leal of Seguin and Annita Ramon of Borger; three brothers, Leandro Ramon and wife Severa of Sylvester, Benjamin Ramon and wife Diana of Ballinger and Marcos Ramon and wife Charllete of Vernon; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Jose and Manuela Ramon; beloved daughter, Angie Romero; five brothers; and two sisters.
Pallbearers will be Augustine Ramon, Santos Vera, Brian James, Alex Nunez, Luis Romero, Sr. and Armando Baeza.