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Maria Medina Hernandez

June 11, 1939 ~ January 5, 2021 (age 81)

Obituary

Maria Medina Hernandez, 81, of Siloam Springs, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at the Siloam Springs Regional Hospital.

Maria was born on June 11, 1939 in La Presa, Michoacán, Mexico. She was the daughter of Lucio Medina and Petra Mesa. She was the widow of the late Leonardo Hernandez whom she married on June 8, 1956 and preceded her in death on January 8, 2012. Maria was a homemaker who was a great cook, always making homemade tortillas. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, quilting, and traveling. She was a member of the Catholic Church.

She is survived by three sons, Jaime Hernandez and Hugo Hernandez of Siloam springs and Jose Martin Hernandez of Gentry; five daughters, Sara Camacho and Angela Hernandez of Siloam Springs, Elva Hernandez and Marta Lockett of San Diego, CA and Alma Delia Hernandez of Mexico; along with twenty three grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren.

Visitation will be held at the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home on Thursday, January 7, 2021 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm.

Funeral Mass will be held at the St Mary’s Catholic Church on Friday, January 8, 2021 at 10:00am. Burial will follow at the Oak Hill Cemetery in Siloam Springs. Arrangements are entrusted to the direction of the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home of Siloam Springs. To sign online guestbook please go to www.backstrom-pyeatte.com.

                                                                                                                                                                           

 

 

María Medina Hernández, de 81 años, de Siloam Springs, Arkansas, falleció el martes 5 de enero de 2021 en el Hospital Regional de Siloam Springs.

María nació el 11 de junio de 1939 en La Presa, Michoacán, México. Era hija de Lucio Medina y Petra Mesa. Ella era la viuda del fallecido Leonardo Hernández, con quien se casó el 8 de junio de 1956 y la precedió en su muerte el 8 de enero de 2012. María era una ama de casa, una gran cocinera, siempre haciendo tortillas caseras. Disfrutaba de la jardinería, la costura, el acolchado y los viajes. Ella era miembro de la Iglesia Católica.

Le sobreviven tres hijos, Jaime Hernandez y Hugo Hernandez de Siloam Springs y Jose Martin Hernandez de Gentry; cinco hijas, Sara Camacho y Angela Hernandez de Siloam Springs, Elva Hernandez y Marta Lockett de San Diego, CA y Alma Delia Hernandez de Mexico; junto con veintitres nietos y quince bisnietos.

El velorio se llevará a cabo en la funeraria Backstrom-Pyeatte el jueves 7 de enero de 2021 de 4:00 pm a 8:00 pm.

La misa fúnebre se llevará a cabo en la Iglesia Católica de Santa María el viernes 8 de enero de 2021 a las 10:00 am. Seguirá el entierro en el cementerio de Oak Hill en Siloam Springs. Los arreglos se encomiendan a la dirección de la Funeraria Backstrom-Pyeatte de Siloam Springs. Para firmar el libro de visitas en línea, visite www.backstrom-pyeatte.com.

 

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
January 7, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Backstrom-Pyeatte
1401 E Main Street
Siloam Springs, AR 72761

Funeral Mass
Friday
January 8, 2021

10:00 AM
St Mary's Catholic Church
1998 Hwy 412 E
Siloam Springs, AR 72761

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