Nieves R. Hernandez, 81 of Grand Prairie, TX has passed on to meet our Lord and Savior on Sunday July 11, 2010. She was formerly from Brownfield, TX. Viewing will be Wednesday, July 14th. Funeral services will be at 10:00am, Thursday, July 15, 2010 at Brownfield Church of Christ with Marcelino Banda officiating. Interment will follow at Terry County Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Brownfield Funeral Home.
Nieves was born December 15, 1928 in Terlingua, TX to Rosendo and Nieves Rodriguez. She married Martin L. Hernandez on October 18, 1946 in Alpine, TX. She was a member of the Freetown Church of Christ in Grand Prairie, TX and a former member of Brownfield Church of Christ. Nieves is preceded in death by her husband, Martin; a son, Abundio Hernandez; a granddaughter, Tamara Hernandez; a great granddaughter, Brianna Brijalba; a great-great grandson, Gilly Benny Brijalba.
Nieves is survived by 10 children, Maria Hortensia Galvan of Grand Prairie, Domingo Hernandez and wife Estella of San Angelo, Thomas Hernandez and wife Janie of Kermit, Jorge Hernandez and wife Nellie of Hearn, Paul Hernandez and wife Sarah of Brownfield, Miguel Hernandez and wife Rebecca of Kermit, Mary Beatrice Hernandez of Dallas, Veronica Reynosa and husband Ray of Odessa, Martin R. Hernandez and wife Becky of Brownfield and Jesusita (Jessica) Edwards and husband Kevin of Allen; 20 grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren.