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Clara Hernandez

August 16, 2014

Clara Hernandez, 92, of Big Spring, died Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, at Parkview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Vigil service will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, with Monsignor Bernard L. Gully officiating. Burial will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.

Clara was born July 13, 1922, in San Antonio, Texas to Lucia and Bernardino Galindo. She retired from the Big Spring Independent School District. She was a volunteer with RSVP, served on numerous boards in the community and was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church.

She is survived by one daughter, Elizabeth H. Baquera and husband Nick of Cloudcroft, N.M.; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Clara was preceded in death by her husband Jesse Hernandez in July of 2002; and a daughter, Peggy Ann Hernandez in May 1949.

Those serving as pallbearers are Nick Baquera, Jaime Baquera, Jesse Fierro, Jarrod Fierro, Michael Galindo and Mark Galindo. Those chosen as honorary pallbearers are Susie Hernandez, Joe Salazar, Larry Valverde, Mark Williams, Marty Deanda, Tony Salazar and David Salazar.

Arrangements are by Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Pay your respects online at

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