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If I understand your question correctly, then the answer is that his wife has the same rights to his property as if the divorce had never been filed. In Texas, the divorce isn't final until the final order is signed and any temporary orders that were entered are immediately voided upon the death of either party and the entire case immediately changes to probate law.
What that means is that his property passes either according to the terms of his will or, if he had no will, it passes by the laws of intestate succession.
Did he have a will?