Judith (Judy) Wyoma Leon Hernandez died on May 29, 2019, at 4:44 p.m. after a nine-month illness. She was born in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. She lived in Savannah, Ga., Albuquerque, N.M., New Orleans, La., and Lubbock, TX before she settled in California in 1977 and married the “love of her life” Gilbert A. Hernandez.
She loved California and was a devout Christian. She was a great cook, an artist and a musician. She wrote songs and played the piano by ear. She loved classical music. She adored her children and they always came first. She was a strong, proud, loyal, kind, and generous woman. She made friends easily and had a great sense of humor and loved to make people laugh. She had a special way of making everyone feel at home around her.
Some of her motto’s were “Be honorable,” “Always be on time” and “Keep your word.” “People will remember you if you keep your word.” Lastly, “Be kind and help others, especially the elderly.”
One of her favorite bible verses; Matthew 22:37-39 Jesus replied: ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’
Judy is survived by her Sisters; Carol of Savannah, Ga., Mary, and Kathi of Dothan, Ala., and one brother Tommy of Sumter, S.C., her son Mark Stuart Hanna, her daughters Helen Kay Hanna, Mary Leigh Jenkins, and Anne Marie McLin. Her grandchildren, Amie Michelle Hanna, Breann Ashley Barlow, Alyssa Anne Hanna, Christofer Mark McLin, Brandon Taylor McLin, Savannah Renee Jenkins and Grayson Chase Lacock. She loved all of us and left an imprint in our hearts that will last forever.
Original Publish Date: 2019-08-01 00:00:00