February 3, 2023

Zenida Blea Hernandez

Zenida Blea Hernandez
Age: 82
Died: Sunday, July 12, 2015 at Southwest Medical Center in Liberal, Kansas
Born: June 5, 1933 in Dodge City, Kansas
Parents: Guadalupe & Romana (Mejia) Blea
Marriage: Manuel B. Hernandez on January 31, 1953 in Garden City, Kansas 

Memberships: St. Anthony Catholic Church in Liberal
Virgin Mary Society of St Anthony 

Zenida graduated from St. Mary of the Plains in Dodge City in 1951. Her and her husband lived in Garden City and then moved to Hugoton, Kansas in 1967, where she worked at Hugoton’s IGA Grocery Store and as a clerk at the City’s Water Department. They moved to Liberal in 1976 and she worked as the office clerk at the Liberal Water Department. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, and quilting. She was preceded in death by her Parents, her son Manuel Bernal Hernandez, 1 brother-Joe Blea, 3 sisters- Carlotta Betancourt, Sue Amaro, and Delores Figueroa.  

Survivors: Husband Manuel B. Hernandez Liberal, Kansas 3 Daughters Fern & Chuck Lamberson Liberal, Kansas  
Barbara & Edward Rangel Liberal, Kansas
Lori & Tim Brunson Tipton, Oklahoma
2 Sisters Toni & Paul Lopez Garden City
Candie Garcia Garden City
10 Grandchildren
16 Great-Grandchildren

Vigil Service: 7:30 PM Thursday
Place: St. Mary Catholic Church
Funeral Mass: 11:00 AM Friday
Place: St. Mary Catholic Church
Celebrant: Father Charles Seiwert
Burial: Valley View Cemetery in Garden City
Memorials: American Heart Association
In care of Garnand Funeral Home
Calling Hours: 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM Wednesday, 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM Thursday 
At Garnand Funeral Home in Garden City 
Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com