Janie Hernandez passed from this life April 21, 2022 at the age of 71. She was born May 5, 1951 in Lubbock, TX to Jose & Santos Ortega. In September of 1969, Janie married Israel Hernandez in Lubbock, Texas and they shared 53 years together. She attended Lubbock schools and was employed at The Sherick Assisted Living Center. Janie was a member of Victory Christian Center. She enjoyed spending time with family, attending church, watching sports, playing sports, and traveling. Janie will be remembered for her loving heart, a great sense of humor, and her love of life, family and God.
Janie is survived by her loving husband/best friend Israel Hernandez, her four children Trina Flores, Isabel Hernandez, Patricia (Paul) Perez and Oscar (Kalee) Hernandez, her 14 grandchildren Christian Petties, DeWayne Petties, Ashton Petties, Omar Flores, Micaela Flores, David Flores, Riley Hernandez, Linken Sanchez, Salma Perez, Esai Perez, Giselle Hernandez, Annaliyah Clare, Adaleigh Clare, Acetyn Hernandez, her 3 great-grandchildren Kali Bliss, Christopher Bliss, and Lyla Bliss, and her 2 sisters Virginia Harris and Dora Ortega.
She is preceded in death by her brothers Abel Ortega, Billy Ortega, Paul Ortega, Ernest Ortega, Tony Ortega, Johnny Llamas, and her sisters Mary Mendiola, Rosa Martinez, Gloria Oliva, Rebecca "Ruby" Lovato, Virginia Harris, Lisa Busch, Linda Gobea, Diana Moreno, Mary Lou Ortega, Mary Ortega and Dora Ortega.
Visitation will be held at Guajardo Funeral Chapels on Sunday, April 24, 2022, from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Funeral services will be held Monday, April 25, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. at Victory Christian Center with Pastor Tito Ortega officiating. Interment will follow at Peaceful Gardens Memorial Park.
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