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Obituary for Adelita Perez Hernandez (Perez)

Adelita P. Hernandez was born March 22, 1947, in San Diego, Texas, to Ninfa and Mauricia Perez. She met her husband Geronimo Hernandez, Sr. at school and the two were wed January 16, 1961. They had six children who blessed her with many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Family was the most important to her and she enjoyed spending holidays surrounded by their love. She was a seamstress, then later worked at Buckaroo Ranch Daycare. She loved music and dancing. She was outspoken and blunt. Her favorite utterance was “You stupid too?” She loved her car, waffles, pop tarts, moonpies, and the color purple. Her favorite place was the ranch in Gorman, TX, where she shared potato chips with the donkey, and played with her dog Lily.

She is survived by her husband Geronimo Hernandez, Sr. Her daughter Maria Hernandez, son Geronimo Hernandez, Jr. and daughter-in-law Kim, daughter Janie Garcia and son-in-law Rick, daughter Betty Lopez and son-in-law Juan, son Robert Hernandez and daughter-in-law Donna, son Jerry Hernandez and daughter-in-law Leslie. Her grandchildren Dup, Chris, Justin, Brandie, Niccie, TJ, Rocky, Nena, Jeremy, Eric, Ulric, Derrick, Ricky, Dustin, Aaron, Devon, Callie, Andrew, Nick, Ryean, Stephanie and Jerry Michael.

To celebrate Adelita's life the family will receive friends on Wednesday, August 2, 2023 from 6 to 8:30 in the evening with a reading of the Holy Rosary at 6 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, August 3, 2023 at 9:30 in the morning at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Waxahachie, 600 E. Marvin Ave, with Father James H. Yamauchi officiating. Burial will follow at Venus Cemetery in Venus, Texas.