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Gloria Pena Hernandez

Gloria Pena Hernandez, 72, passed away in Waxahachie, Texas, on Wednesday, June 24, 2015.

Gloria was born in Byrd-Rankin, Texas, on March 31, 1943, to Charlie and Francisca (Valdez) Pena, Sr. She grew up in Byrd-Rankin and attended the Byrd-Rankin School. On December 24, 1957, she married Erasmo Hernandez they made their home in Hamlin, Texas, for twenty-four years before moving to Ennis then to Rice in 1990.

She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and her family was the joy of her life. She was a member of the Church of Christ.

She will be remembered by all who had the pleasure of knowing her and her memory will be cherished most by her family including her husband of over fifty-seven years, Erasmo Hermandez; her children: Anna Bustamente and husband Joaquin, Lorenzo Hernandez and wife, Teresa, Erasmo Hernandez, Jr. and wife Irene, Edward C. Hernandez, Sr. and wife, Dianne and Frank Hernandez; ten grandchildren: twenty great-grandchildren; four sisters; four brothers and a host of other family members. She is preceded in death by her parents, Charlie and Francisca Pena, son, Roberto Hernandez and brother, Charlie Pena, Jr.

Visitation will be on Sunday, June 28, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. in the J.E. Keever Mortuary of Ennis.

A Celebration of her life will take place on Monday, June 29, at 10 a.m. in the J.E. Keever Mortuary of Ennis with Rev. Cord Blankenship officiating. Pallbearers will be Sophia Bustamante, Erasmo Hernandez, III, Edward C. Hernandez, Jr., Jacob E. Hernandez, Jesse B. Diaz, Jr. and Exavier Hernandez. Interment will follow in Myrtle Cemetery under the direction of J.E. Keever Mortuary, Inc. www.jekeevermortuary.com

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