Gloria M. Hernanez went to her eternal home January 11, 2021 at the age of 76. She was born January 20, 1944 in Sinton, Texas to Fancisco and Mataina Hernandez and was raised by her grandparents Heliborio and Faustina Hernandez. She married Juan O. Escobedo on September 19, 1958. She was a mother and a housewife who enjoyed spending time with her family and friends and listening to music. She will be remembered for her smile and generosity to friends and family.
Those left to cherish her memory are her six children Lydia Franco of Memphis, TN, Graciela Rodriguez of Lubbock, Juan Escobedo, Jr. of Lubbock, Ricardo Escobedo of Lubbock, Edward Escobedo of Texas City, and Jacqueline Aguirre of Lubbock; her two sisters Helen Hernandez of Idaho and Alicia Mendoza of Taft; her two brothers Francisco Hernandez, Jr. of Sinton and Reynaldo Hernandez of Sinton, 20 grandchildren, 52 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great-grandchildren.
Gloria is preceded in death by her daughter Evangelina Cruz, her husband Juan O. Escobedo, her parents Francisco and Matiana Hernandez, her brother Leoardo Hernandez, and her sister Julia Sierra.
Visitation will be held Saturday, January 16 from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Sunday, January 17 from 3:00 to 9:00 p.m. with the Holy Rosary at 7:00 Sunday evening. A graveside service will be held Monday, January 18 at 1:00 p.m. at Peaceful Gardens Memorial Park.
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