Gwen Ann Tejero, 80, of Hixson, died on Saturday, January 5, 2019.
She was born on November 7, 1938, in Brooklyn, N.Y., to the late Walter and Olga Marie Nilson.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Pedro Tejero Pérez.
A selfless person, her life exemplified kindness and generosity. Her search for spiritual enlightenment led her to the Bahá'í Faith.
Survivors include her children, Pedro (Elsa) Tejero, Olga (Stephen) Russell, Ana (Dave Gilliam) Tejero, Nikolasa (Mario Abril) Tejero, S. Walter Tejero, and Erik (Hanna Kurtis) Tejero; grandchildren, Elsa Leticia Tejero, Maria José Tejero, Garry L . Randolph, III, Mateo Russell, Gabriel Tejero, and Isaac Tejero.
Graveside services will be held 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 12, at Hamilton Memorial Gardens. A memorial service follow at 11 a.m. at the Bahá'í Center on Hamill Road.
Please share your thoughts and memories at www.chattanoonganorthchapel.com.