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Rene Briones (Tulia)

September 24, 1963 — April 17, 2022

Rene Briones (Tulia)

Tulia, Texas-Rene Briones, 58, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 17, 2022.  Funeral services will be held on Thursday, April 21, 2022, at 2:00 PM at the Catholic Church of the Holy Spirit with Father David Contreras officiating. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery under the direction of Kornerstone Funeral Directors of Tulia.

A rosary will be held on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at 5:30 to 7:30 PM in the Kornerstone Chapel.

Rene was born on September 24, 1963, in Rocky Ford, Colorado to Ricardo and Maria (Montoya) Briones. He graduated from Tulia High School in 1983 and later enlisted in the United States Army and was honored with the Marksman Specialist Award. He was honorably discharged in 1989 and came back to Tulia. Throughout the years, Rene would collect guitars and play the accordion. He loved to go fishing, listening to music, and planting a vegetable garden, but most of all he loved to have cookouts with his family and his grandchildren were his world. He was an avid fan of the Denver Broncos. Rene’s personality was kindhearted, helping someone, peace giver and always took pride in all the work he did for all his customers.

He is preceded in death by his father, Ricardo Briones, his sister, Sandy Briones.

He is survived by his wife, Angie Briones of Tulia; his children, Monica Juarez and husband Tiny of Anton, Erminia Briones of Lubbock, Rico Briones and wife Karen of Tulia and Nicole Briones and Rene Barrera of Tulia; his mother, Maria Briones of Tulia; his brothers and sister, Ricardo Briones, Jr., Joe Briones, Javier Briones, Saul Briones and Norma Vargas all of Tulia; his grandchildren, Isabela, Tiny O., Analysia and Callie Juarez, Evelyn Briones, Niaomi, Cristabelle, Antonio and Romeo Barrera.

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Past Services


Wednesday, April 20, 2022

5:30 - 7:30 pm (Central time)

Kornerstone Funeral Directors Chapel - Tulia

201 West Broadway Avenue, Tulia, TX 79088

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Funeral Service

Thursday, April 21, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Catholic Church of the Holy Spirit

513 South Austin Avenue, Tulia, TX 79088

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