Tina was born on Sept. 10, 1924 in Mercedes, Texas to Amado Fernandez and Rosa (Solis) Fernandez. She married Gabriel Rodriguez, Sr. on November 14, 1945. She was a homemaker. Tina was a member of St. Cornelius Catholic Church and an active member of The Guadalupanas and the Rosary Prayer Group at St. Cornelius Church.
Survivors include her children, Gabriel Rodriguez, Jr. of Karnes City, Gloria F. Rodriguez of San Antonio, Arturo (Irene) Rodriguez of San Antonio, Eloy (Marina) Rodriguez of Carrizo Springs, Robert (Christina) Rodriguez of Karnes City and Ruben Rodriguez of Karnes City; grandchildren, Cynthia (Adam), Rebecca, Gabriel, III (Gina), Toby, Eloy, Jr. (Tammy), Jacob, Jason, Rachel, Joseph (Letty), James (Lori), Teresa (Mario), Tony (Anita), Jessica, Brandi, Rueben Dayne, Daniele and Roel; twenty great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; sister, Maria Morales of Corpus Christi; and several nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by her parents, Amado Fernandez and Rosa (Solis) Fernandez; her husband, Gabriel Rodriguez, Sr., and brothers, Emilio, Raphael, Jose and Manuel Fernandez.
Visitation was held Friday Feb. 24, 2012 from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Rhodes Funeral Home. A rosary was recited at 7 p.m. on Friday Feb. 24. Funeral mass was celebrated on Saturday, Feb. 25 at 10 a.m. at St. Cornelius Catholic Church with Rev. Stanislaw Marciniak officiating. Burial followed in the Karnes City Cemetery
Pallbearers were Toby Rodriguez, Joseph Ybarra, Tony Rodriguez, Roel Rodriguez, Jason Rodriguez and Jacob Rodriguez.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Rhodes Funeral Home of Karnes City.