Gilberto A Tijerina

June 11, 1931 ~ December 16, 2023 (age 92) 92 Years Old

Gilberto Tijerina Obituary

Gilberto A. Tijerina,  married Andrea Reyes, on August 31st, 1955 in Charlotte, Texas  and they were blessed with 5 children from this union.   He worked as a farmer  for Ed Reynolds of Pettit, Tx, He owned and operated Tijerina farmers  for several years in Pettit, Tx with his two sons.   His hobbies were auto mechanics, deer hunting in south Texas, making parties cooked out doors on the disco and listening to a variety of Mexican music and occasionally enjoying a cold drink with all of his family and friends.   He  was a loving family man with good morals  , he liked playing pool with his sons at the Tip Top Pool Hall.  He was a long time member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Levelland.

Proceeded in Death by:  

Spouse:  Andrea Tijerina

His parents:  Cesario and Maria Alaniz Tijerina

Brothers:   Antonio Tijerina and Cesario Tijerina Jr.

Sister:   Romana Rodriguez

Grandchildren:  2 granddaughters and 1 grandson


Sons:  Ruben (Gloria) Tijerina and David Tijerina both of Levelland

Daughters:   Beatrice (Guadalupe) Jasso and Yolanda Mares both of Levelland, and Maria Torres  of Lubbock

Brother:  Jacinto Tijerina of Wolfforth, Texas

Sisters:   Tomasa Gutierrez of Pearsall, Tx and Janie T. Rodriguez of Levelland

Grandchildren:  13    Great Grandchildren:  32    Great Great Grand children :  5

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December 19, 2023

9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Head Duarte Funeral Home
1402 Houston St
Levelland, TX 79336

Recitation of the Rosary
December 19, 2023

7:00 PM
Head Duarte Funeral Home
1402 Houston St
Levelland, TX 79336

Funeral Service
December 20, 2023

2:00 PM
St. Michael's Catholic Church
316 E Washington St
Levelland, Texas 79336


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