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In Memory of

Rosa Elia Rivas

May 22, 1943 - August 10, 2017

Obituary


Mass of the Christian Burial for Rosa Elia Rivas, 74, of Lufkin, will be celebrated at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, August 13, 2017 at St. Patrick Catholic Church, with Reverend Raymundo Garcia, celebrant.
Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. Saturday evening in the Gipson Funeral Home Chapel, with the family receiving friends and loved ones from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Ms. Rivas was born May 22, 1943 in Mexico, the daughter of the late Alejandra Hernandez and Francisco Reyes. She passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017 at her residence.
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Mass of the Christian Burial for Rosa Elia Rivas, 74, of Lufkin, will be celebrated at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, August 13, 2017 at St. Patrick Catholic Church, with Reverend Raymundo Garcia, celebrant.
Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. Saturday evening in the Gipson Funeral Home Chapel, with the family receiving friends and loved ones from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Ms. Rivas was born May 22, 1943 in Mexico, the daughter of the late Alejandra Hernandez and Francisco Reyes. She passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017 at her residence.
Ms. Rivas was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, as well as a homemaker. She loved her family. She enjoyed playing Bingo and Poker and loved elephants and angels.
Survivors include her daughters, Teresa Segura, Alma Rosa Rivas, Rosa Elia Rivas and Elizabeth Guerrero; son, David Hernandez; grandchildren, Jesus Ricardo Rivas, Monica Alejandra Cantu, Adriana Williams, Anavelia Avila, Diana Patricia Treviño, Angel Hernandez and 23 other grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; sisters and brothers, Erlinda Shipp, Maria Esquivel, Alicia Urabazo, San Juana Mata, Felipe Hernandez, Vicente Cardenas and Canuto Cardenas; and a number of nieces, nephews, and other family members.
In addition to her parents, Ms. Rivas was preceded in death by her daughter, Blanca Estela Rivas.
Condolences may be offered at www.gipsonfuneralhome.com
Services have been placed in the trust of Gipson Funeral Home.