August 31, 1985 ~ March 13, 2022

Born in: Bryan, Texas
Resided in: Calvert, Texas

Oralia “Chatha” Fernandez, 36, of Calvert, passed away on Sunday, March 13, 2022, in Bryan. Visitation will be from 6 to 7:30 pm with the Rosary Recited at 7:30 pm, both at Callaway-Jones Funeral Center, 3001 South College Avenue, Bryan, Tx 77801. Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10AM, Saturday, March 26, 2022, at St. Mary’s Church – Hearne with the interment to follow in San Jose Cemetery. Services are in the care of Callaway-Jones Funeral and Cremation Centers, Bryan-College Station.

“Chatha” or “Riley” as her family and friends knew her, was born to Alejandro Fernandez and Lydia Trujillo on August 31, 1985 in Bryan, TX . She was a young spirit full of life and lived for her two children, Zachary and Khloe. She enjoyed spending time with them and supporting them with their extracurricular activities, she was their biggest fan. She loved them immensely and they were her pride and joy

Oralia attended W.D. Spigner Elementary and Junior High School, both in Calvert, TX. She then graduated from Hearne High school, class of 2003 in Hearne, TX where she truly enjoyed her high school years. Upon graduation, she attended the University of Houston for a short period.

Oralia had a smile brighter than the sun and enjoyed joking around and making people laugh. She loved her family. Her nieces and nephews meant the world to her. She loved to cook, and her desserts were amazing. She was a big country music fan and George Strait was her favorite. She was a people person and loved working with the public as many of her jobs were in public service where she excelled. She will greatly be missed by all but mostly her family. She will be remembered most of all for her “big heart and “beautiful smile.”

Oralia is preceded in death by her Paternal Grandfather, Manuel Fernandez, Maternal Grandfather, Luz “Butch” Trujillo and Maternal Grandmother, Sarah Ortega Trujillo.

She is survived by her father, Alejandro Fernandez and wife Susana of Calvert, Tx; her mother, Lydia J. Trujillo of Calvert, TX.; her children, Zachary and Khloe; her sister, Beverly A. Trujillo of Calvert, TX, her children Alyssa Brooks, Devion Huffman, McKenzie Huffman all Bryan, TX.; her brother, Joaquin Fernandez of Calvert, TX., and sister, Alondra Fernandez of Calvert, TX. numerous uncles, aunts, and cousins.

The family wishes to express their sincere appreciation to all of you that have reached out or sent your prayers.

Services

Visitation: March 25, 2022 6:00 pm - March 25, 2022 7:30 pm

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

979-822-3717
https://callawayjones.com

Room: Bluebonnet Chapel
Rosary: March 25, 2022 7:30 pm

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

979-822-3717
https://callawayjones.com

Room: Bluebonnet Chapel
Mass of Christian Burial: March 26, 2022 10:00 am

St. Mary's Catholic Church
402 West 1st Street
Hearne, Texas 77859

979-280-5371
https://www.stmaryhearne.org/

Interment: March 26, 2022 11:00 am

San Jose' Cemetery
Norwood Drive
Hearne, Texas 77859

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  1. I send my deepest condolences to the family during this time. I will always remember Oralia being a fun loving person. RIP classmate.

  2. The Chaplain Team at Sanderson Farms sends prayers, comfort and sincere condolences to the family of Oralia Fernandez.

  3. I am so sorry for your loss. I pray god wraps his arms around you an your family in this time of need

  4. My deepest Condolences to The family. Oralia was such a sweet person. I remember her when I worked for Calvert ISD and she was also a classmate of my children’s when she went to school in Hearne. May she Rest In Peace. ❤️

  5. Sweet, fun, loving, a smile that would light up a room, giving, but most of all, my friend – Oralia! I’ll never forget our times together, boy were there many! So many laughs, and the list goes on… Your sweet life will be missed by so many, but I find comfort in knowing your sweet soul is watching over us all Sending all my love and prayers to the family!

  6. I can see the sweet little girl that you were, so precious, so innocent. Where did time go? Oh, how I wish we could go back in time but I know God had other plans. I know you are with Granny (Mom) and you two are dancing in the sky. Give her a big hug from all of us. Rest in peace sweet Angel! I love you and Tia will never forget you.Until we meet again.❤

  7. You will be missed deeply, I will always cherish the memories we had together. Thank you for always loving and being there for me. Fly high beautiful Angel!

  8. My deepest heartfelt condolences to her family. I didn’t know her but I knew her mother. I’m so sorry Lydia. I cannot imaging the pain of loosing a child. God will give you strength to carry in.

  9. I am so sorry y’all are in my thoughts in my prayers. Zack you are in my thoughts and prayers.

  10. “To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord.” Love and Prayers to you all at this time of bereavement.

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