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Jesus “Jesse Serrata

Santa Rosa, TX – Jesus “Jessy” Serrata, 63, went to be with the Lord on Friday, August 4, 2017. He was born on November 2, 1953 in Knox City, Texas to Matias Serrata and Agapita Renteria.

He was preceded in death by his son, Steven Serrata in 1995; stepson, Felipe Olivarez in 2002; brother, Juan Jose Serrata in 1975; parents, Matias Serrata and Agapita Renteria; and father-in-law, Ambrosio “Bocho” Garza.

Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 33 years, Beatriz G. Olivarez; children, Jesse Joe (JJ) Serrata, John Paul Serrata, Sebastian Escobar, Johnny Joe Serrata, Brandy Bee Serrata, and Nellie Olivarez; 14 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren; 4 brothers, Mathias Serrata, Rene Serrata, Abel Serrata, and Frankie Serrata; 4 sisters, Delia Mendoza, Nora Kitong, Sylvia Trevino, and Mary Esther Stephens; and numerous nephews, nieces, cousins, and friends.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 9, 2017, from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Quintanilla Convention Center, 22615 FM 506, Santa Rosa, TX 78593, with a prayer of the Holy Rosary at 7 p.m.

Visitation will continue on Thursday, August 10, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and will begin departing for a 2 p.m. mass at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Santa Rosa. Interment will follow to Santo Nombre Cemetery.

Honored to serve as pallbearers are his 3 sons, Jesse Joe Serrata, John Paul Serrata, and Sebastian Escobar; grandson, Justin Caballero; nephews, Tony Cadena Jr. and Little Rene Serrata; cousin, Ronnie Rodriguez; and close friends, Agapito Martinez and Augustin “Augie” Gomez.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Trinity at Harrison Funeral Home 1002 E. Harrison Ave., Harlingen, TX 78550.

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