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Victoria (Fabela) Rios

November 8, 1933 ~ July 23, 2022 (age 88)


Victoria Fabela Rios was born on November 8, 1933, in Fort Stockton, TX and died July 23, 2022, at her residence in Fort Stockton, TX. Victoria was third of thirteen children born to Francisco and Romana Fabela.

Victoria grew up in Fort Stockton, TX and Mexico. In Mexico, she worked at her grandfather's farming business.

She married Tanislado Rios on September 6,1957. They celebrated 64 wonderful years of marriage. They had five children Angel, Adan, Doralinda, Diego, and Israel.

Victoria was a very hard worker and resourceful in managing her household.

Victoria dedicated her life to Jehovah and became a baptized Jehovah Witness in July 1963 at the international convention in Corpus Christi, TX. Victoria spread her knowledge of the bible to anyone she met.

Victoria is preceded in death by her son Diego Rios, parents, Francisco and Romana and siblings Herminia Fuentez, Francisco Jr.

Fabela, Virginia Alfaro, Mingo Fabela, and Oscar Fabela.

Victoria is survived by her husband, Tanislado Rios. Her siblings Olga Machuca, Aurora Chavez, Juan Fabela, Armida Fabela, Patricia Ingram, Fidel Fabela, and Samuel Fabela. Her children Angel Rios and his wife Mary Helen, Adan Rios and his wife Sandra, Doralinda McGinnis and her husband Carlos, and Israel Rios and his wife Erica, 11 grandchildren, 35 great grandchildren, and 16 great-great grandchildren.

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July 28, 2022

2:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Heritage Funeral Home of The Big Bend
301 N. Main St
Fort Stockton, TX 79735

Funeral Service
July 29, 2022

10:00 AM
Heritage Funeral Home of The Big Bend
301 N. Main St
Fort Stockton, TX 79735

Interment following funeral service
July 29, 2022

East Hill Cemetery
Old Cemetery Rd
Fort Stockton, TX 79735

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