Vicenta Martinez Rios


Vicenta Martinez Rios entered into eternal rest on May 11, 2009. She was born in Lockhart, Texas, on June 23, 1934.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Pablo and Carolina Martinez; a brother, Antonio Martinez; and a son, Adam Rios.

She is survived by her daughters: Ann Moore and husband, Marcelas, of Lockhart, Becky Rios, of San Marcos, and Rita Rios, of

Austin; sons: Fabian Rios, of Atalla, Ala., Anthony Rios and wife, Sue, of Omaha, Neb., and Amos Rios and wife, Brenda, of Creedmore; 18 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Vicenta was a very strong-willed person who loved her children and her special pet, “Pee Wee.” She loved to talk and tell stories of her life and her family.

Recitation of the Rosary was held on May 13, 2009, at the Deleon Funeral Home in Lockhart. Funeral mass was celebrated on May 14, 2009, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, with Father Robert Becker officiating. Burial followed at Assumption Cemetery in Austin, where she was laid to rest next to her son.

Arrangements under the direction of Deleon Funeral Home.



  1. Becky Rios 8 May, 2014 at 01:10 Reply

    Mom…You weigh so heavy on my heart…You are greatly missed but never forgotten! Mi Virgen Eres Tu’!!!! Besos y Abrasos Mi Querida Madre!!!!

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