Mrs. Quintanilla was born July 13, 1928, in Mercedes to Leonor (Gonzalez) and Luis Gutierrez Sr. She married Jose Angel Quintanilla in Brownsville on March 12, 1953. She was a homemaker and a member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Luis and Leonor Gutierrez; and her husband, Jose Angel Quintanilla.
Survivors include five sons, Gilbert (Paula) Quintanilla of Pearland, Arnulfo Quintanilla of Houston, Jimmy (Blanca) Quintanilla of Harlingen, Edward Quintanilla of Corpus Christi and Walter Quintanilla of Beeville; two daughters, Leonore Quintanilla of Dallas and Eunice Villanueva of Salt Lake City, Utah; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; three brothers, Roberto Gutierrez, Jesus Gutierrez and Luis Gutierrez Jr., all of Harlingen; and a sister, Ofelia Losoya of Houston.
Visitation was held from 2 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Angelus Funeral Home. A prayer was recited there that evening at 7 o’clock.
The funeral service was conducted there at 3 p.m. Friday with Eliasar Guerrero and Joe Davila officiating. Burial followed in Beeville Memorial Park.
Pallbearers were James Quintanilla, Michael Quintanilla, Daniel Quintanilla, Pete Villanueva, Brian Black and Walter Quintanilla.
Angelus Funeral Home