Rosie Rivas


June 22, 1956 - May 2, 2020

  • Rosie Rivas
    Rosie Rivas

Rosie Rivas, 63, of Ozona passed away in Helotes Texas, on May 2, 2020.  
Rosie was born on June 22, 1956 in San Carlos, Mexico to Fructuoso Rios and Nicolasa Sanchez.  
She married Miguel Rivas on October 4, 1980.  Her favorite pastime was dancing with her husband.  They danced every chance they got.  
They raised their three children in Ozona, Texas.  She worked at the Crockett County Care Center.  
She attended as many football games as possible.  She enjoyed watching her sons and later her grandson play football.  She was a wonderful cheer grandma to her granddaughters.  
After her husband’s passing, she moved to Helotes Texas, and enjoyed all of her grandchildren while battling cancer.  
She is preceded in death by her parents, three sisters, Elvira Rios, Yolanda Hernandez, and Herminia Mendoza; a brother Fructuoso Rios Jr.; and her spouse Miguel Rivas.  
She is survived by her children, Lorena Rivas of Helotes, Texas, Ruben Rivas of San Antonio, and Miguel Rivas Jr. of Ozona, Texas;  her sisters, Maria Rodriguez of Brownwood Texas, Petra Martinez of Canadian, Texas, Alicia Silva of Sentinel, Oklahoma; her brothers Aurelio Rios of Big Lake, Texas, Armando Rios of Acuna, Mexico, Ramiro Rios of Elk City, Oklahoma and Arnol Rios of Boston, Massachusetts and her grandchildren, Leila Avilez, Alek Avilez, Lily Avilez, Emmanuel Mejia, Andrew Rivas, Lucas Rivas, Ruben Rivas and Ariana Rivas.
Graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 5, at Lima Cemetery in Ozona. Arrangements are by Kerbow Funeral Home. Online condolences can be made at