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Virginia Hernandez, 70, a resident of Bayard, NM entered eternal rest Thursday, February 8, 2018 at Gila Regional Medical Center.

She was born May 13, 1947 in Gardena, California to Andres and Cyrilda P. Gomez.

Virginia worked as a nurse in various positions in the Los Angeles and San Diego areas.

She is survived by her husband, Fred T. Hernandez of Bayard, NM; one son, Gilbert B. Alvarado (Terri Sue) of Highland, TN; two step-daughters, Angela Hernandez of Phoenix, AZ, and Maria Hernandez Martinez of San Antonio, TX; one brother, Mike Gomez of Santa Clara, NM; four sisters, Monica Gomez of Pico Rivera, CA, Corrine Morales of Wittier, CA, Terri Garcia (Manuel) of Santa Clara, NM, Petra Ramirez (Robert) of Santa Clara, NM; four grandchildren, Christopher S. Alvarado, Robert M. Alvarado, Lauren Alvarado, and Megan F. Alvarado; and 2 great-grandchildren, Oliver and Charlotte Alvarado.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one son, Lawrence Alvarado; two brothers, Chayo Gomez, and Andres Gomez III; and one sister, Virginia Gomez.

A Memorial Service will be recited by Pastor Van Bevel on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 2 p.m. at Victory Assembly of God Church in Santa Clara, NM. Following the service, will be inurnment at Santa Clara Cemetery. Cremation will take place at Terrazas Crematory.

Arrangements are with Terrazas Funeral Chapels and Crematory "Trusted care for the ones you love" ~ 575-537-0777.

To send condolences, visit www.terrazasfuneralchapel.com.

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