Yolanda Hernandez, 69, went to be with her Lord on Saturday, December 5th, 2020 after a courageous battle with Covid-19.
A visitation will be held on Sunday, December 13th from 6-8pm at North Point Church: 933 Ranch Rd. Fort Worth, TX 76131. A rosery will be held on the same day beginning at 7pm. Graveside services will be held on Monday, December 14th at 1pm at Mount Olivet Cemetery: 2301 N Sylvania Ave Fort Worth, TX 76131.
Yolanda was born on May 25, 1951 in Weatherford, TX to Julio and Frances Hernandez. Yolanda graduated from Trimble Tech High School and continued her education at Texas Women’s University where she earned a degree in bilingual education. Yolanda spent her entire career in Fort Worth ISD teaching and advocating for students. After a career in the classroom, Yolanda moved into administration and eventually into Affirmative Action in the administration building. After retiring, Yolanda continued to work as an advocate, taking on leadership roles as the patient advocate at her dialysis center as well as being involved with the Down Syndrome Partnership of North Texas.
Yolanda was an avid lover of music and arts. She attended concerts as often as she could and was a regular Broadway at the Bass season ticket holder. She loved sharing her passion from music and arts with those she loved.
Yolanda was preceded in death by her Father, Julio M. Hernandez. She is survived by her mother, Frances V. Hernandez; sister, Olga Hernandez-Coar and husband, Thomas Coar; sister, Jacqueline Sprinkle and husband, Jon Sprinkle; sister Janet Hernandez- Garza and husband, Rene Garza; nephew Thomas Julio Hernandez-Coar; niece Sara Sprinkle; nephew Eric Garza; niece Francheska Hernandez-Mireles; nephew Josef Sprinkle; nephew Jonathan Hernandez- Mireles; as well as several great nieces and nephews.