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Rhonda Flores

September 2, 1976 — May 8, 2023

Rhonda Flores, 46, passed away Monday, May 8, 2023, at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Florida.
Rhonda's unwavering faith in Jesus Christ as her personal Lord and Savior was a guiding light in her life, leaving a profound impact on those around her. Her devotion to her beliefs shaped her actions and interactions, inspiring others to follow her example.
Throughout her life, Rhonda embraced a vibrant and active lifestyle. Excelling academically, she graduated with Honors from Rio Hondo High School in 1994, where she took on multiple roles with passion and dedication. Her leadership abilities shone through as she served as the student body president, engaged in extracurricular activities such as basketball, cheerleading, Flag Corps, Drum Majorette, and FFA, and earned accolades like Homecoming Princess and participation in the prestigious Cotillion Court.
Rhonda's pursuit of knowledge led her to the University of Texas Pan American and later to Sam Houston State University, where she earned a BFA in Radio and Television with honors in 1999. Additionally, she attained an MBA from the University of Phoenix in 2012. Notably, Rhonda's expertise extended beyond academia, as she held the distinguished title of certified master sommelier, sharing her passion and knowledge of wine with others.
An adventurous spirit, Rhonda embraced travel as an integral part of her life, exploring the world for both business and pleasure. Her love for physical fitness and personal challenges led her to conquer renowned events such as the New York City Marathon and the Florida Keys 100, demonstrating her unwavering determination.
Rhonda's remarkable ability to make friends with everyone she met, coupled with her selflessness, inspired and motivated those around her to become better individuals. Her generosity and genuine care for others were evident in her involvement as the board vice president for the Florida Keys Boys and Girls Club, as well as her dedication to volunteering for the New York City pandemic relief response and the Boys and Girls Club of Austin, Texas.
Rhonda's legacy encompasses her dedication to her faith, her pursuit of academic and professional excellence, her adventurous spirit, and her impactful philanthropic endeavors and especially her unwavering devotion to her family and friends. Rhonda leaves behind cherished memories that will forever be treasured by those fortunate enough to have known her.
She is preceded in death by her nephew, Joshua David Pena.
Ms. Flores is survived by her parents, Anthony Sr. and Juanita Flores; five siblings, Norma Catalina (Rene) Olivarez, Michelle Flores-Pena, Geminis Yvette (Victor) Pena, Anthony (Ana) Flores Jr., Joe Rodriguez; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. with a 6 p.m. prayer service Tuesday, May 23, 2023, at Memorial Funeral Home, 208 E. Canton in Edinburg. Funeral service will take place at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 24, 2023, at Living Word Evangelical Free Church in Pharr. Interment will follow at Valley Memorial Gardens in McAllen.
Funeral services are under the direction of Memorial Funeral Home in
Edinburg.
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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Tuesday, May 23, 2023

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Memorial Funeral Home - Edinburg

208 E Canton Rd, Edinburg, TX 78539

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Service

Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Starts at 12:00 pm (Central time)

Living Word Evangelical Free Church

5208 N Jackson Rd, Pharr, TX 78577

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Interment

Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

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