Mrs. Rivera went to be with the Lord on Thursday, June 9, 2016. She was born on August 27, 1949 in Barstow, Texas to Epifanio and Ysabel Ramos. Mrs. Rivera moved to Lubbock at age eighteen from Barstow, Texas. She married Richard Rivera on April 4, 2007 in Abernathy. She was a Catholic; Mrs. Rivera was employed for target for eighteen years. She had a great love and admiration for all of her family especially her grand and great grandchildren.
Survivors include her mother Ysabel Ramos of Abernathy; Husband Richard Rivera of Abernathy; Sons Richard Rodriguez of Leander, Michael Rodriguez of Lubbock and daughter Christina Rodriguez of Lubbock;
Step-sons Gilbert Rivera of Lubbock, Jessie Rivera of Lubbock; Step-daughters Chrisleda Rivera of New Mexico, Velma Rivera of Lubbock, Angela and Josh Duran of Lubbock; Brothers Epifanio Ramos Jr. of Hereford, Arnulfo Ramos of Abernathy, Gilbert Ramos of Mathis, Raymundo Ramos of Lubbock; Eleven grandchildren and two great grandchildren.