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Melissa Hernandez (Lansing)

August 23, 1967 — June 15, 2023

Ms. Melissa Hernandez passed away Thursday, June 15, 2023, in Lansing, Michigan. Age 55 years. Melissa was born August 23, 1967, in Lubbock, Texas, the daughter of Linda Bela-Hernandez.

Melissa grew up in Lansing, Michigan and graduated from Everett High School, “Class of 1986”.

She loved Jesus and rededicated herself to the Lord at her current church home Trinity Church in Lansing, Michigan. Melissa would attend regularly with her mother, children, and grandchildren, whom she loved dearly.

Her favorite color was PURPLE! She enjoyed crafting, watching her crime shows, and sitting with her mother to watch HGTV, whom Melissa was very close to.

Melissa treasured her role as mother to Alyssa, Elias, Ariella, and Nicholas. She was most proud of her role as NaNa to her grandchildren and enjoyed every moment she spent with them!

She leaves to cherish her memory, children, Alyssa (Ezekiel) Glover and Elias Hernandez of Lansing, Michigan, and Ariella Hernandez of Portland, Michigan; 8 grandchildren, Savannah, Angelo, Massiah, Aubrianna, Millianna, Elias Jr., Alexandria, and Haiden, all of Lansing, Michigan; nephew, Nicholas Hernandez of Lansing, Michigan; many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends, including special cousins, Roland and Kokie, and special friends, Tia, Jennifer, Angie, and Teresa, as well as Goddaughters, Juanita, Maggie, and Kali.

Melissa was preceded in death by sister, Sherry Hernandez; maternal grandparents, Domingo & Marcelina Bela; and cousin, Nancy Arebalo.

The family would like to express a special thanks to the Sepulveda Family, Margie Gauna, Pastor Marvin Williams and the Trinity Church, Causeway Bay Hotel staff, Dr. Issic and Karmanos Institute Staff.

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