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Ted Dickey West Funeral Home

7990 President George Bush, Dallas, TX

OBITUARY

Efigenia S. Rivera

August 11, 1928September 3, 2019
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Efigenia S. Rivera, age 91 of Dallas, Texas passed away on Tuesday morning, September 3, 2019 at the Dallas Regional Medical Center in Mesquite, Texas.

"Effie" was born on August 11, 1928 in Alpine, Texas, a daughter of her father: Isidoro Salgado and her mother: Catarina Gonzalez.

Effie is survived by her three children: Francisco Rivera of Dallas, Texas, Louis Rivera of Dallas, and Rebecca Rivera of Plano, Texas.

Three grandchildren: Teresa Rivera of Frisco, Texas, Francisco James Rivera of Dallas, Texas and Brandi Rivera of Allen.

One great grandchild: Jazmin Rivera, daughter of Teresa Rivera.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two children: Jesusita "Susie" Rivera and Eduardo "Eddie" Rivera, and one son in law: Clifton Sanders.

Effie grew up on a ranch in Alpine, Texas.

Effie was employed at Baylor Medical Center in Dallas as a nurse aide as well at the Registry Hotel in housekeeping.

She was Catholic in Faith and attended St. Edward's Catholic Church for many years.

Effie enjoyed many hobbies throughout her life, including coloring, crafting, and jewelry making.

She was known to speak her mind. You always knew where you stood with Effie!

Effie will be remembered as a strong willed woman with a sassy sense of humor. She was a hustler, always trying to make a little extra money!

A Memorial Service & Celebration of Life for Effie will be held on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Ted Dickey West Funeral Home, located at 7990 George Bush Turnpike, Dallas, Texas 75252.

Father Alfredo Garcia will officiate.

Following the service, a reception will be held also at Ted Dickey West reception area.

Ted Dickey West Funeral Home in Dallas, Texas has charge of arrangements.

Services

  • Memorial Service & Celebration of Life Saturday, September 14, 2019

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Isidoro Salgado

September 13, 2019

God is so good for allowing us to see Effie before she went with our Heavenly Father.
Becky & Boy Thank you for bringing your mom to Hobbs to see her two brothers one last time. We will see you in heaven.
Love,
Sister & Lolo

Freddie Salgado

September 9, 2019

We were blessed to see our Tia Effie on Sunday, September 1. My father was so happy to spend 3 memorable and beautiful days with his sister, who he truly loved. We know she is in heaven with God. Boy and Becky thank you so much for bringing her to visit my dad. God has a special place for you two. We love you and I enjoyed the visit we had when you were here.

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