Martha B. Rodriguez, 72, lifelong Deming resident departed this world to be with our heavenly father on Sunday, February 7, 2021 at Memorial Medical Center in Las Cruces.
Visitation will begin at 12 o’clock noon Thursday, February 18, 2021 at St. Ann’s Catholic Church. Recitation of the holy rosary will be recited by Deacon Manny Madrid at 1. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 2 with the rite of committal and interment to follow at Mountain View Cemetery. Fr. Alejandro Reyes will officiate. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, 25% of the capacity of the church will be allowed, must wear a mask and social distancing will apply.
Martha was born August 10, 1948 to Juan Baeza and Micaela Ureñda in Deming. She is remembered to have a passion for dancing, her love for music, novelas and an unconditional love for her family.
Survivors include her four children, Patricia B. Rodriguez of Hobbs, NM, Frank (Tanya) Rodriguez of Deming, Aaron Rodriguez of Deming and Cynthia Rodriguez (Jose de Jesus Garcia III) of Boerne, TX; 2 siblings, John (Yolanda) Baeza of El Paso, TX and Betty (David) Carlos of Deming; 8 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild; as well as numerous extended family and friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Juan and Micaela Baeza; her husband, Francisco Rodriguez and a brother, Jimmy Baeza.
Serving as pallbearers will be Bobby Ares, Jimmy Mathis, Oscar Pacheco, David Carlos Jr. Frankie Rodriguez Jr., and Aaron Rodriguez.
Honorary bearers include John Baeza and David Carlos Sr.
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