Dec. 1 Obituaries

Aurora Hernandez


Aurora Lopez Hernandez, 84, of Snyder, died peacefully in her sleep Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017 in Snyder.

Funeral mass for Mrs. Hernandez will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with Father Raj Arokiasamy officiating. Burial will follow at Hillside Memorial Gardens under the direction of Bell-Cypert-Seale Funeral Home.

A rosary will be held at 6 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Born on Oct. 31, 1933 in San Antonio to Jesus and Elvira (Olivarez) Lopez, she married Merce E. “Cap” Hernandez on Dec. 25, 1950 in Snyder. She was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church since the 1940s. She was a founding member of the Guadalupanas and was a Cruzillista.

She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters, Leonora Casas and Victoria Hernandez. 

Survivors include her husband, Merce E. “Cap” Hernandez of Snyder; three sons, Merce L. Hernandez and Alberto L. Hernandez, both of Snyder, and Henry L. Hernandez of San Antonio; one sister, Juanita Chaidez of Snyder; and two brothers, Guadalupe Lopez of Snyder and Jose Lopez of Dallas.

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Garland Parks


Garland Parks, 80, of Snyder, died Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017.

Graveside service for Mr. Parks will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Snyder Cemetery. The service will be under the direction of Miller Family Funeral Home.

Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 949    
Snyder, TX 79550
Phone: (325) 573-5486
Fax: (325) 573-0044