Petra Davis Tijerina, 64, died Thursday, Dec. 15, at Doctors Hospital at Renaissance in Edinburg.
Mrs. Tijerina was born in Mexico, and had lived in Edinburg for 32 years after having moved from Dallas, Texas.
Petra is preceded in death by her parents, Maximiliano and Altagracia Davis; a brother, Esteban Davis; two sisters, Socorro Garza and Amparo Ponce.
She is survived by her husband, Manuel C. Tijerina of Edinburg; six children, Carla (Roberto) Draper of Edinburg, Maximiliano (Leticia) Tijerina of Salinas, California, Francisco (Rosalinda) Tijerina of Mission, Altagracia T. (Ernesto) Garcia, Raquel (Alfredo) Luna, and Maria Lourdes Tijerina, all of Edinburg; 18 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; six brothers, Guillermo Davis of Harlingen, Librado Davis, Guadalupe Davis, both of Houston, Texas, Rolando Davis, Max Davis, and Julio Davis, all of Dallas, Texas.
A rosary was prayed Dec.17 and 18 at Memorial Funeral Home in Edinburg. Funeral service was held Monday, Dec. 19, at St. Teresa's Catholic Church in Faysville. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park. Honorary Pallbearers will be Frank Tijerina and Max Tijerina. Pallbearers will be Michael Tijerina, Armando Hinojosa, Silvester Hinojosa, Orlando Hinojosa, Maxie Tijerina, and Johnny Luna.
Funeral services are under the direction of Memorial Funeral Home in Edinburg.