Anita P. Hernandez of Uvalde passed away on April 9, 2017 at Amistad Nursing Home at the age of 96. She was born on July 31, 1920 in Del Rio to Jose Angel and Maria (Gallardo) Perez. She married Braulio S. Hernandez in Uvalde on September 18, 1937.
She is survived by her granddaughters, Gricelda Salinas Zamora and husband, Gilbert, Yvette Alejandro and husband, Danny, all of Uvalde, Emeline Moreno and husband, Steve; Elaine Hernandez, Esther Flores and husband, Frank all of San Antonio; grandsons, Ricky Ruiz, Jr, and wife, Lisa of Uvalde, and Homer Hernandez of San Antonio; great grandchildren, Olga Salinas-Flores, Jay Salinas, Crystal Alejandro Jimenez, Daniel Alejandro, Jr., Erik Alejandro, Elma Ruiz, Ricky Ruiz, III, Valerie Hernandez, Veronica Hernandez, Mark Herrera, Amanda Dominguez, Adriana Aguirre, Andrew Aguilera, Angelica Flores and Javi Flores; great-great grandchildren, Krystalynn Alejandro, Saralynn Alejandro, Gabriella Jimenez, Noah Gonzales, Damian Aguirre, Adrian Aguirre, Destiny Dominguez, Anthony Dominguez, Noah Herrera, Elijah Herrera, Johnny Gonzales; daughter in law, Sulema Hernandez and numerous nieces and nephews
She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, son, Eluterio Hernandez; daughters, Olga Hernandez, and Elma Ruiz.
A rosary will be held on Monday and Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A funeral mass will be held on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Homer Hernandez, Ricky Ruiz, Jr., Ricky Ruiz, III, Daniel Alejandro,Jr., Tony Gonzales, Erik Alejandro, Jay Salinas, Ceasar Jimenez, Juan Flores, Mark Herrera, and Javi Flores.
Griselda and Yvette:
My condolences to you and your families. I know how much your grandmother meant to you both. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
May she rest in the arms of our Lord.
Juanita GarciaSan Antonio, TX
My condolences to you and your family
Santos and Laura VeraCrystal City, TX
Gree, our heart goes out to you and all of Mrs. Hernandez family. I am so sorry I did not find out until right now. Please accept our apology for not being able to be at your side. We will keep you and your family in our prayers. Love you!
Olga & Enrique Castillonuvalde, TX
Gree, I am at a loss for words. I know there is nothing for me to say that will make your loss easier but know that I am sending you my love and support. I hope you can understand what I can't put into words, our most heartfelt condolence to you and your family.
Mr., & Mrs. Arnulfo and Carol Garcia and FamilyUvalde, TX
Griselda and Yvette and family, We are so sorry to hear about Anita.
Our sincerest sympathies and condolences on her passing. May all the warm and special memories you shared with your grandmother stay with you and bring you comfort through the days ahead. Please know that we are here for you during this difficult time.
Leonor and Milo SanchezRichmond, VA
Please accept our Sympathies, Condolences and Prayers for the Family and Friends of Anita P. Hernandez during this time of loss.
David & Jo ThompsonPrinceton, TX