Rebecca Guadalupe Vela Tijerina, 71, went to be with our Lord and Savior on Sunday, August 16, 2015 at her residence surrounded by her family. She was born on June 21, 1944 in Robstown, Texas to Presentacion and Idolina Chapa Vela. She was a Catholic and a long life resident of Robstown, Texas. She will be missed by all of her family and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Maria Sotello.

She is survived by her three children, Tammy (Rudy) Garcia, Josephine (Dominic) Owens, and Charles Tijerina; four brothers, Rudy Vela, Roland Vela, Victor Vela, and Jesse Vela; three sisters, Eustolia Lejia, Diana Hernandez, and Bessie Becerra. She will also be missed by her six grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

A Rosary was recited at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at Ramon Funeral Home Chapel in Robstown, Texas. Services were private.

Arrangements Entrusted to: Ramon Funeral Home, Inc.