September 27, 1936 ~ November 10, 2021

Born in: Cameron, Texas
Resided in: College Station, Texas

Ernest Bernal, 85, of College Station, passed away Wednesday, November 10, 2021.

Visitation will be on November 15, 2021 from 5-7 pm, funeral service will be on November 16, 2021 at 2:00 pm and burial will follow at Bryan City Cemetery.

Ernest married Molly Vaquera and together had three children Normal Lopez, Yolanda Arredondo and Ernest Bernal Jr.  They were married for 50 years until her passing on June 1st, 2007. Enest met Lupe Rubio 10 years ago and they wed in September of 2016 and were together until his passing.

Ernest was proceeded in death by his parents Higinio and Lillie Bernal, three brothers; Fred, Felix and Jesse Bernal, three sisters; Lydia Rodriguez, Janie Moreno and Armela Jaramillo.  Ernest is survived by his wife Lupe Rubio; one brother Arthur Bernal and his wife Rose of Houston, Texas; one sister Mary Grimaldo of Bryan, Texas; three children Norma and husband Ramon Lopez of Fort Worth, Texas, Yolanda and husband Martin Arredondo of Bryan, Texas, and Ernest Bernal Jr.  Ten grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren, and four great-great grandchildren.  Also surviving are Lupe Rubio’s adult children Celestino, Augustine, Veronica, and Pat.


Visitation: November 15, 2021 5:00 pm - November 15, 2021 7:00 pm

Callaway-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Center
3001 S College Ave
Bryan, TX 77801


Funeral Service: November 16, 2021 2:00 pm

Callaway-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Center
3001 S College Ave
Bryan, TX 77801


View current weather.

Tribute Video

Memories Timeline

View the Timeline


  1. You were a very good friend and I will always cherish our friendship! You were always so positive all the time! Rest In Peace my friend!

  2. I had a chance to work with Earnest at St.Joseph hospital in Bryan he was always kind and encouraging and always had a smile , Rip my friend.

Sign the Guestbook, Light a Candle

Sign the Guestbook