2008-11-19 / Obituaries


LYFORD - Fabian Quintanilla, Sr., 74, died Sunday, November 16, 2008 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen.

He was a lifelong resident of Willacy County.

He is survived by his wife, Elodia Quintanilla of Lyford; six sons, Fabian, Jr. (Carmen) Quintanilla of Lyford, Armando (Pricilla) and Rene Quintanilla, both of Fort Worth, Noe (Aide) Quintanilla of Harlingen, Elias (Amber) Quintanilla of Fort Worth and Eliseo Quintanilla of San Antonio; two daughters, Silvia (Ricardo) Trevino of Harlingen and Dalila (Jose) Montoya of Harlingen; one brother, Francisco "Frank" Quintanilla of Lyford. He is also survived by his eight grandchildren.

A prayer service was held Tuesday at Duddlesten Chapel. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Nov. 19, at Duddlesten Funeral Home. Burial followed at the Lyford Evergreen Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Fabian Quintanilla, Jr., Armando Quintanilla, Rene Quintanilla, Noe Quintanilla, Elias Quintanilla and Eliseo Quintanilla.

Honorary pallbearer was Francisco "Frank" Quintanilla.

Funeral arrangements under the direction of Duddlesten Funeral Home.

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