Beatrice R. Torres, 74, longtime Hereford resident, died Saturday, June 2, 2012 at her residence.
A Rosary is scheduled for 6:30 pm, Tuesday, June 5, 2012 in Hereford Heritage Funeral Home Chapel of Memories, 411 E 6th Street.
A Mass of Resurrection Service is scheduled for 2:00 pm, Wednesday, June 6, 2012 in Hereford Heritage Funeral Home Chapel of Memories. Rev. John Valdez, Pastor of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, will officiate. Burial will follow in West Park Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Hereford Heritage Funeral Home.
Beatrice was born January 2, 1938 in Crystal City, Texas to Mateo and Consuelo (Lomas) Rodriguez. She married Jose Enrique Torres in August 1975 in Lubbock, Texas. They moved to Hereford from Anton, TX in 1975. Beatrice was a member of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church. She loved to travel, drive trucks, cook, bake, sing, dance and spend time with her family and friends. Beatrice made GREAT homemade tortillas, Lemon Maringue Pie and AWESOME enchiladas, as her children said. Beatrice will be dearly missed by her family and friends.
Beatrice was preceded in death by her parents, husband, 1 son Juan Rivera, Jr. and 21 brothers and sisters.
Survivors include 3 daughters Norma Torres, Laura Acuna and husband Alberto both of Hereford, Rosa Benavidez and husband Juan of Tahoka, TX, 3 sons Jose “Henry” Torres and wife Christina, Rayes Rivera and fiancé Brenda Forguson, Martin Rivera and wife Alicia all of Hereford, 3 brothers Robert Rodriguez of Lubbock, Armando Rodriguez and wife Olga of Austin, Pedro Rodriguez and wife Juana of O’Donnell, TX, 35 grandchildren and 29 great grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to the Hereford Dialysis Center, 533 N. 25 Mile Avenue, Hereford, Texas 79045.
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