Rochel O'Neal Zuniga

November 21, 1989April 27, 2018
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Rochel Zuniga, age 28, of Odessa, Texas, passed away at her residence on Friday, April 27, 2018. She was born in McAllen, Texas, on November 21, 1989, to Sylvia Rodriguez Farias. Rochel is a beloved daughter and sister. She worked as a CNA in the Medical field. Rochel is preceded in death by maternal grandparents, Barney and Maria Alicia Rodriguez, and her sister, Laura Farias Alvarado. She is survived by her mother, Sylvia Rodriguez Farias of Odessa, Texas, her daughter, Genesis Ayleen Zuniga, sisters Melanie Ceballos and husband Anthony, twin sister Symela Haun and fiancee’Stephen Ruelas all of Odessa, Texas; 4 neices: MaryJane Delgado, Sylanie Alvarado, Mariah Ceballos, and Faith Haun; 3 nephews: Juan Garcia, Emilio Garcia, and Noe Mendoza, Jr. 7 great nieces and nephews.The family would like to take this time and express our sincere gratitude to each one of you for all your prayers, floral arrangements, food offerings, and especially your presence with us during this most difficult time. Visitation will be Thursday, May 3, 2018, from 11:00am to 9:00pm with a Prayer Service at 7:00pm at Odessa Funeral Home Chapel, 1700 N. Jackson, Odessa, Texas.

Funeral Service will be 1:00pm Friday, May 4, 2018 at Odessa Funeral Home Chapel. Pastor Marcos Zuniga will be officiating. Arrangements to be by Odessa Funeral Home.


  • Sylvia Rodriguez Farias, Mother
  • Genesis Ayleen Zuniga, Daughter
  • Melanie and husband Anthony Ceballos, Sister
  • Symela Haun and Fiancee' Stephen Ruelas, Sister
  • MaryJane Delagado, Niece
  • Sylanie Alvarado, Niece
  • Mariah Ceballos, Niece
  • Faith Haun, Niece
  • Juan Garcia, Nephew
  • Emilio Garcia, Nephew
  • Noe Mendoza Jr., Nephew
  • Laura Farias Alvarado, Sister
  • Alicia Rodriguez, Grandmother
  • Barney Rodriguez, Grandfather
  • Rochel also leaves 7 grand nieces and nephews, family and friend to remember her.

  • Juan Garcia, Pallbearer
  • Emilio Garcia, Pallbearer
  • Noe Mendoza Jr., Pallbearer
  • Manuel Delgado, Pallbearer
  • Stephen Ruellas, Pallbearer
  • MaryJane Delgado, Pallbearer
  • Robert Joe Valencia, Honorary Pallbearer
  • David Valencia III, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Gabriel Valencia , Honorary Pallbearer


  • Visitation Thursday, May 3, 2018
  • Prayer Service Thursday, May 3, 2018
  • Funeral Service Friday, May 4, 2018

Rochel O'Neal Zuniga

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Aerlea Dorries

May 4, 2018

I have two awesome memories of Rochel that I love to share. There was a day when she invited me to her apartment and we had a little makeup sesh. She was addicted to makeup and had so much that didn't use that she gave me some that I still use :) And after I dyed my hair bright red, she wanted me to dye the blonde part of her hair blue. So she and Lydia came over for many hours while I dyed her hair. It should have only taken an hour or so, but we were having so much fun that we lost track of time lol. She was always wanting to go do stuff and have fun.

Amelia Payne

May 4, 2018

Rochel was a very sweet person to work with and could always make everyone laugh. Prayers to the family!

Lydia Turbush

May 4, 2018

I have so many memories and so blessed to have them I remember I was a having a party for my son and one of our residents wanted to come so I told Rochel and she said “ okay we can make it happen” I said huh how?? She was like wait till I get there and watch so we went to the back of the building and wheeled her out and I said okay now that we kidnapped her what now she said it’s not kid napping unless it’s a kid and she said we will wheel her there lol we wheeled her down county road and all and got her to the party and later stuffed her in Rochel’s car lol good memories and such a good heart she had to make sure we could include her and make it happen she didn’t think twice she just wanted to make somebody happy and I will cherish that and soooo many more memories of my friend ♥️