|Birth: ||Oct. 18, 1938|
|Death: ||Nov. 25, 2007|
Funeral services will be held at Mass of Christian Burial in La Chapelle de Martin & Castille for Nell Marie Hernandez, 69, who passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 25, 2007 at her residence in Duson.
Entombment will be in St. Basil Mausoleum in Judice.
Reverend Chester Arceneaux, Pastor of Our Lady of Wisdom Catholic Church, will be the Celebrant of the funeral Mass and will conduct the funeral services.
Survivors include her beloved husband of 33 years Mervine "Jim" Hernandez; three sons Joseph B. Jones I and his wife, Michelle, Brian K. Jones and Kevin P. Jones; three grandchildren Joseph Benjamin Jones II, James Matthew Jones, and Jill Marie Jones; one brother Malcolm Walters and his wife, Gail; two sister-in-laws, Janice Walters and Nona Walters; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents Joe Walters and Lobilia Hamilton Walters; and two brothers, Gerald Walters and Raymond Walters.
A native and lifelong resident of Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, Mrs. Hernandez was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend to all who knew her. She worked as a clerk for Lafayette Utilities Service for over 17 years until her retirement. Mrs. Hernandez enjoyed cooking, baking, camping and shopping, but her passion in life was spending time and caring for her family, especially her grandchildren whom she adored. She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Pallbearers will be Joseph Benjamin Jones, II, James Matthew Jones, Vince Walters, Tony Walters, Raymond Walters, Jr., and Elliot Breaux. Honorary pallbearers will be Terry Walters, John Walters, Greg Walters and Chris Walters.
A Rosary will be prayed by Brother Francis Fontenot, BCC, in Martin & Castille Funeral Home in Lafayette.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Mrs. Hernandez's name to Hospice of Acadiana, 2600 Johnston Street Suite 200, Lafayette, Louisiana 70503.
Martin & Castille - Lafayette, 337-234-2311
Saint Basil Catholic Church Cemetery
Created by: Rita Graves
Record added: Nov 30, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23188587
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