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Jose Alberto Flores Rodriguez

July 17, 1976 ~ July 4, 2021 (age 44)

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Jose Alberto Flores Rodriguez, age 44, of Riceville, died Sunday, July 4, 2021, at Sweetwater Hospital.

Jose was a native of Aibonito, Puerto Rico and resident of Athens since 2016.  He was a son of the late Jose Alberto Flores  

Jose was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church and was employed at Maxwell Industries as a machinist.  He was a veteran or the U.S. Army and served with the 82nd Airborne at Fort Bragg, NC.  He later served in the 10th Special Forces Group at Fort Carson in Colorado Springs, CO. 

Jose is survived by his

Mother María Luisa Rodríguez of Aibanito, PR;

Daughters Zugelen Flores, Zulimar Flores and Zulivette Flores all of Riceville;

Sisters Elsa Ivette Flores Lloyd and husband Anthony of Colorado Springs, CO., Aida Luz Flores Rodriguez and husband Samuel of Aibonito, PR., Maria Esther Flores Rodriguez and husband Carlos of Kissimmee, FL., Carmen Ivette Flores Zelaya and husband Ramon of Colorado Springs, CO., Betzaida Flores Rodriguez and husband Miguel of Aibonito, PR., Maria Virgen Flores Sillas and husband Javier of Athens;

Brothers Luis Flores Rodriguez of Kissimmee, FL. and Antonio Rey Flores Rodriguez of Athens;

Several Nieces and Nephews.

There will be a Memorial Mass with full Military Honors at 11:00 AM Thursday July 8, at St. Mary Catholic Church with Reverend Dr. John Arthur Orr officiating.

If you are unable to attend the Memorial Mass, you are encouraged to sign the online registry at :

Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Jose Alberto Flores Rodriguez.


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Memorial Mass
July 8, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Mary Catholic Church

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