Minerva "Minnie" Lopez Hernandez

minerva hernandez

August 16, 1939 ~ July 11, 2020

Minerva, “Minnie” Lopez Hernandez was surrounded by her family as she was called to be with our Lord and Savior on Saturday, July 11, 2020.

Minnie was born August 16, 1939 to Crisoforo and Florencia Lopez of San Isidro, Texas. Minnie was a home maker, seamstress and loved listening to Tejano music as well as dancing with her sweetheart. Her greatest role in life was raising her four children and watching them have families of their own. She was a life-long resident of Bryan.

Minnie is preceded in death by her loving husband, John R. Hernandez, her grandson Thomas Hernandez Jr.,her loving parents as well as eight siblings.

She is survived by her oldest son,Tony Hernandez and his wife Janie, Thomas Hernandez and fiance Jan Holliday, Josie Cortez and her husband Dean, Cynthia Gonzalez and her husband Joe.

Minnie was blessed with fourteen grandchildren, and sixteen great-grandchildren. She was loved by many and will be missed dearly. The family would like to thank Minnie’s personal caregiver, Marisol Balderas and nurse Ro with Encompass Health for their unconditional love and support.

A public visitation will be held on July 16, 2020 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am followed by a rosary and funeral service in her honor at Callaway-Jones Funeral and Cremation Center in Bryan.

Minerva "Minnie" Hernandez Funeral Services

Celebrating the life of Minerva "Minnie" Hernandez. Please leave messages of comfort for the family in the comments.

Posted by Callaway-Jones Funeral Home and Crematory on Thursday, July 16, 2020


Visitation: July 16, 2020 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Room: Bluebonnet Chapel

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


Rosary: July 16, 2020 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Room: Bluebonnet Chapel

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


Funeral Service: July 16, 2020 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Room: Bluebonnet Chapel

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


Interment: July 16, 2020 1:00 pm

Restever Memorial Park Cemetery
5103 N. Texas Ave.
Bryan, TX 77803


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Memories Timeline


  1. My sister-in-law, a beautiful, dignified, quiet and gentle spirit woman. I admired her reverent behavior. My brother John was blessed.
    “A wife of noble character who can find? She is worth far more than rubies. Her husband has full confidence in her and lacks nothing of value. She brings him good, not harm, all the days of her life.”
    Proverbs 31:10-12.
    Nephews, Tony, Thomas, nieces Josie, Cynthia and families cherish her legacy.

    • Thank you so much Aunt Josephine. She is now in Heaven resting in the arms of Jesus with my Grandpa John.

  2. Aunt Minnie we will always treasure your sweet and happy spirit about you. You’d shared your love for music and memories on our visits. Condolences to the Hernandez family. Frank &Virginia

  3. My deepest condolences to our entire Hernandez family. Although far, in El Paso, Texas we loved our visits to Tio Juan & Tia Mini’s hope and loved both of them. God bless Tios & Tias, cousins and all.

  4. I am so sorry for the loss of your precious loved one. My thoughts and prayers are with the entire family.


  5. May memories of Tia Minnie and the love of family surround you all and give you strength in the days ahead. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  6. My deepest condolences to my sister in law Josie and all the Family. I loved all the back yard parties and other Festivities there at her house growing up. I will forever cherish those memories. She always treated me with kindness and always offered you to eat . She was so kind and gently in every way. Her smile made you smile. She would greet you with love and open arms. May she rest in peace and join her forever soulmate in Heaven. May God bless her family during this difficult time. Prayers are with you all.

  7. My condolences to the Hernandez family. I truely am sorry for your loss. On behalf of Juanita Lopez Trevino (sister) Juanita’ s daughter Linda Escobedo. May Tia Minnie be in heaven with all of her family and loved ones.

  8. My condolences to Tia Minerva’s family.I Feel your loss and pray the Lord comfort you all as you grief the loss of your mom. She was a beautiful person and I pray the Lord’s mercy and grace be upon her as she stands before her creator. To Tony and Thomas the last time I saw her she commented to me she had the best sons any mother could ask for.

  9. Deepest condolences to the Hernandez family. May the lord comfort you, as you grief the loss of your mom. Love you all. On behalf of Elva Aleman and family daughter of Zulema Lopez Buentello.

  10. I’m sorry to hear about my aunt, beautiful memories captured on the video. Your cousin Juan Johnny Buentello.

  11. My deepest condolences to the Hernandez Family,May the Lord Bless y’all with peace and comfort!She is with all her family in heaven!Love Alex n Nilda Morales!

  12. Our deepest condolences to the Hernandez Family,Our thought n prayers are with y’all.Love Nilda Morales n Family

  13. Our deepest condolences to the Hernandez Family.Our thoughts n prayers are with y’all .❤️n . Nilda Buentello Morales

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