Dessie Mae Hernandez, age 79, entered into eternal life Friday, April 14, 2017 at Texoma Medical Center in Denison. Mrs. Hernandez was born May 5, 1937 in Hendrix, Oklahoma the daughter of Samuel and Marsaline (Thompson) Johnson. She married the love of her life, Jose Rogelio Hernandez June 12, 1980 in Sherman, Texas. She worked for Texoma Medical Center for 27 years before retiring. Dessie loved her family and they came first in her life. Dessie enjoyed going to garage sales, fishing with her sister, Lizzie and shopping for her grandchildren. She was a loving mama, mimi, great grandma and auntie. She will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her. Dessie leaves behind her family, husband, Roger Hernandez of Hendrix, OK; daughters, Carolyn Vazquez of Denison, TX; Mildred Taylor of Calera, OK; Vicki Lechtenberg of Durant, OK; and Maria Jeffrey of Bells, TX and son, Jose Hernandez Jr. of Hendrix, OK; 13 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, her two beloved sons, Clifford Ray Gibson and Ronald Dewayne Gibson and two brothers, Ed and Ellis Johnson and three sisters, Bessie Marris, Betsy Parker and Lizzie Arkansas. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at Grace Indian Baptist Church in Achille with Pastor Wayne Bailey officiating. Interment will follow in Rosewood Cemetery in Achille, Oklahoma. Family visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at Fisher Funeral Home in Denison. Pallbearers will be her son, Jose Hernandez, grandsons, Brian Trevino, Jeremy McCain, Tony Gibson, Jason Gibson, Cliff Gibson and great grandson, Zaden Morales. Honorary pallbearers will be Miguel Vazquez and Walt Jeffrey. Condolences may be registered online at www.fisherfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Fisher Funeral Home in Denison.
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