2017-03-22 / Obituaries


LASARA- Rosa Silva Tamez, 87, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, TX. She was born on May 10, 1929 in Donna, TX to Jesus and Cleofitas (Sanchez) Silva.

She is preceded in death by her parents; siblings, Leonor Alejandro, Concha Garcia, Aurelia Allen, Israel Silva, Amanda Cavazos, Homero Silva, Polo Silva, and Enrique Silva; and children, Ernest Tamez II, Rosa Linda Tamez, and Ernest Tamez, Jr. She is survived by her loving husband, Ernest Tamez, Sr.; daughters, Lala Tamez Wright and Norma Tamez Dickey; brother, Ismael Silva; sister, Imelda Silva Tamez; grandchildren, Paul J. Ibarra, Felecita L. Rodriguez, and Isabella R. Dickey; and 13 great grandchildren.

Visitation was held on Friday, March 17, 2017 from 6:00PM till 9:00PM with a prayer service at 7:00PM. A chapel service was held on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 4:00PM at Good Shepherd Funeral Home. A funeral procession led to her final place of rest in the Lasara Cemetery.

Honored to serve as pallbearers were Eric Tamez, Rick Alvarado, Adrian Tamez, David Rodriguez, Eloy Perez, and Daniel Silva.

Honorary pallbearer was Rick Tamez.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the caring hands of Good Shepherd Funeral Home. 1157 W. Hidalgo Raymondville, TX.

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