Magdalena "Nena" N. Hernandez, 83, of Terlingua, Texas, passed away peacefully on September 1, 2020 at her home in Terlingua, Texas with her family by her side. Rosary and Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, September 12, 2020 at Santa Teresa Catholic Church and burial will follow at the Hernandez Family Cemetery on Utopia Rd. in Presidio, Texas.
Magdalena known as Nena to all her loved ones was a loving mother, grandmother and a dear friend to many. Nena was the happiest when she was surrounded by her family and friends. She enjoyed her flowers and the beauty of nature, she loved feeding the birds and bunnies. Nena also enjoyed listening to music and cooking and sharing her recipes with her granddaughters. Nena's daily routine included looking forward for the daily phone calls from her friends and family. Nena was a devoted and faithful catholic, prayer was a way of life for her. Nena was for the most part of her life a resident of Presidio, Texas where she along with her dear friends Celia Brito, Licha Jinenez, Sofia Jinenez, Vina Mills and so many other lovely ladies who were always ready to lend a hand by making Celia's famous hamburgers or just helping when someone was in need. Nena always had a special place in her heart for Presidio and her friends, and family there. Nena lived happily the last 10 years in Terlingua, Texas where she also made so many friends. Nena touched and blessed the lives of the many people who knew her. She is survived and will be greatly missed by her daughters, Juanita H. Mendoza and her husband Carlos C. Mendoza Jr. of Terlingua, Texas, Magdalena H. Melendez and her husband Raul Melendez of Alpine, Texas. She was blessed with 11 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, and 5 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her mother Marcelina Navarrete, her husband Raul P. Hernandez, her sister Abelina Bustamante, and her brothers Evaristo and Blas Navarrete, and her stepson Reymundo Hernandez.
Her services were entrusted to Alpine Memorial Funeral Home.