Tillie Rodriguez died August 30, 2022, in Burleson, Texas at the age of 83 years 6 months 23 days. Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 PM, Friday, September 2, 2022, at the Wadley’s Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow at Hillside Cemetery, entrusted to the care of Wadley’s Funeral Service.
Tillie was born February 7, 1939, in Post, Texas to Phillip and Lupe (Herrera) Martinez. She was raised in Post Texas. Tillie married Barthomeu Rodriguez in 1989 in Garden City, Kansas. She made Purcell her home moving from Garden City, Kansas. Tillie enjoyed doing embroidery work and taking care of her cats and dogs. She loved spending time with her family and relocated to Joshua, Texas to be close to her son. Tillie enjoyed her midnight runs with her grandson, Joseph, and would call Carol at all hours of the day and night. Tillie and Joseph earned the nickname “Bonnie and Clyde”.
Tillie is preceded in death by her parents, Phillip and Lupe Martinez; her husband, Barthomeu Rodriguez; her sons, Roy Soto and Victor Soto; her 3 sisters; her 4 brothers; and her 3 grandchildren. Survivors include her son, Ricky Soto and wife, Fidencia of Joshua, TX; her son, Tony Soto and wife, Misty of Post, TX; her daughter, Carol Sanchez of Morse, TX; her daughter, Sadie Sanchez and husband, Abel of Morse, TX; her daughter, Linda Villa and husband, Manuel of Lakin, KS; her daughter, Sara Kaiden and husband, Paul of Plymouth, MN; her daughter, Tillie Duran of Post, TX; her brother, Cecil Martinez of Post, TX; her sister, Hiawatha Garza of Post, TX; her 43 grandchildren; her 119 great grandchildren; her 11 great-great grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.