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Humberto Gutierrez

Humberto H. “Whitey”
Gutierrez, 89, a longtime
resident of O’Brien, passed
away Wednesday, Aug; 19, 2020.

A Mass of Christian
Burial was held Monday
at St. Joseph’s Catholic
Church in Rhineland
with Father John Perikomalayli
officiating. Burial
followed at the O’Brien
Cemetery under the direction
of Smith Family Funeral
Homes, Knox City.

A rosary was held Sunday
at Santa Rosa Catholic
Church in Knox City.

Humberto was born
June 5, 1931 in Gilleland
to Petra (Hernandez) and
Fernando Gutierrez. He
married Marcelina (Villa)
on Sept.12, 1941 in Benjamin.

He worked a longtime
at O’Brien Carney
High School and drove
the school bus. He enjoyed
every sport, but he loved
baseball; he even tried out
for the White Sox.

He is survived by his
wife Marcelina Gutierrez
of O’Brien; daughters
Rosie Brothers and
husband Jerry of Azle,
Betty Harris and husband
Frankie of Terrell and
Peggy Driver and husband
Trent of Irving; sons Bert
Gutierrez of Cypress, Joe
Gutierrez and wife Debbie
of Knox City, Oscar Gutierrez
of Ore City, Ricky
Gutierrez and wife Adela
of Breckenridge and Jerry
Gutierrez and wife Connie
of Burleson; brother
Virgil Gutierrez and wife
Juana of Reynosa, Mexico;
25 grandchildren; numerous
nieces, nephews, and
cousins; son-in-law Robert
Gamber of Wichita Falls;
and daughter-in-law Julie
Gutierrez.

He was preceded in
death by his parents Petra
and Fernando Gutierrez;
daughter Linda Gamber;
grandson Brandon Gutierrez;
three brothers and one
sister.

Online condolences can
be shared with the family
at www.smithfamilyfh.com.

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