Mrs. Tijerina was born Feb. 25, 1943, in Beeville to Basilio Cantu and Cruz Cavazos.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a daughter, Mary Tijerina.
Survivors include her husband of 52 years, Humberto Tijerina Sr. of Berclair; a son, Humberto (Amy) Tijernia Jr. of Beeville; two daughters, Hope (Lawrence) Castillo of Bastrop and Gloria (Pernell) Naderhoff of Berclair; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Visitation was held Wednesday, May 22, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Treviño Funeral Home. A rosary was recited there that evening at 7 o’clock.
The funeral Mass was celebrated Thursday, May 23, at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Rev. Richard Gonzales officiating. Burial followed at the San Jacinto Cemetery in Riverdale.
Pallbearers were Lawrence Castillo, Caleb Castillo, Pernell Naderhoff Jr., Humberto Tijerina III, Alfredo Joseph Tijerina and Zachary Castillo.
Treviño Funeral Home