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 Elodia Tana Tijerina

Elodia Tana Tijerina

Birth
Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, USA
Death 9 Mar 2012 (aged 73)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 86865918 · View Source
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Elodia Tana Tijerina, 73, of Brownsville, Texas, our beloved sister, aunt, and friend entered into the glory of her eternal life on Friday, March 9, 2012 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

After graduating from Pan American University, she became an elementary school teacher in Brownsville. She retired as a school teacher and devoted her life to caring for her parents.

Elodia loved to travel and meet people, especially in San Pedro, Texas, where she lived. She also loved to watch basketball and cheer her favorite team, the San Antonio Spurs, on to victory.

Elodia was preceded in death by her parents, Tomas and Estefana "Tana" Tijerina; and two brothers, Tomas Raul and Alberto Alfonso Tijerina.

Left behind to eternally treasure their memories of her are her brother, Juan Antonio (Lidia Flora) Tijerina; her sisters-in-law, Rosa F. Tijerina and Celina L. Tijerina; and numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and other extended family members.

Viewing will begin at 4 p.m. with the family receiving friends at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 15, in the East Chapel at Darling-Mouser. The recitation of the holy rosary will be at 7 p.m. Thursday evening.

The funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 16, at San Pedro Catholic Church in San Pedro. Committal services will follow at Rose Lawn Memorial Gardens in Brownsville.

Tomas Raul Tijerina Jr., Dr. Alberto A. Tijerina, Tomas "Tom" Tijerina, Robert Garza, Jose "JC" Mandujano, and David Garcia are honored to be serving as Elodia's pallbearers.


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  • Created by: Carole Talk Zinnel
  • Added: 16 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 86865918
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elodia Tana Tijerina (21 Aug 1938–9 Mar 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 86865918, citing Rose Lawn Memorial Gardens, Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Carole Talk Zinnel (contributor 47303208) .