Josefina Tijerina, 92, of Amarillo died on Thursday, July 28, 2011.
A rosary will be at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday evening at the Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel, 2800 Paramount Blvd. Funeral mass will be at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, August 1, 2011 at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Canyon with Father Daniel Dreher officiating. Burial will be at Memory Gardens Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors.
Josefina was born on July 31, 1918 in Canada Verde, Texas to Clemente and Eduvijes Campos. She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-four years, Desiderio G. Tijerina and her first born, Enrique Tijerina. She and her husband lived in Hereford, Texas from 1952-1994. She was a very spiritual woman, who exemplified immeasurable strength, unconditional love for her family and compassion for those whom she encountered in life.
She is survived by her nine children, Linda Coronado, Baldemar Tijerina, Carmen Liscano, Oliveroz Tijerina, Angie Tijerina, Desi Tijerina, Roberto Tijerino, Luis Tijerina and Josie Valdez; forty-five grandchildren, fifty-five great grandchildren, thirteen great-great grandchildren and ten step great grandchildren.