Valerie J. Hernandezof Little Rock, AR, 1952 - 2022
On September 2, 2022, VALERIE J. HERNANDEZ, a beloved mother, went to be with the Lord. A native of Arkansas, she was born in Osceola, on September 13, 1952, to Ira Blackwell and Louise Mott Blackwell. Valerie attended Portland State University, Oregon, and Le-Moyne-Owen College, Tennessee, in the early 70s. And eventually moved on and settled in Little Rock, Ark., pursuing a career in the Healthcare Industry. As a determined professional, Valerie worked in various Hospitals around Central Arkansas, retiring from Baptist Medical Center and recently employed at VA Central Arkansas Health Care | Veterans Affairs. She took pride in her career and worked as a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist while holding a Clinical Sleep Educator certification. As a Christian, she was always seeking God's direction in her life. Friends and family best remember her as having a gentle approach yet steadfast will and a beautifully heartfelt laugh. And as a beloved mother and grandmother, her love, wisdom, attention, advice, and strong support were unwavering and will be forever cherished.
Valerie was preceded in death by her parents, Louise Mott Blackwell and Ira Blackwell. She is survived by her two sons, Melvin Mott Wilson and Raymond D Davis; sister, Irah Blackwell-Stokes, nephews, Kylcee Rainey and Christopher Stokes; daughters-in-law, Katrina Wilson and Vivian Davis; grandchildren, Maia Wilson, Mariah Wilson, Constance Wilson, Rayvian-Mott Davis, Valerie Louise Davis and Aamara Davis.
Memorials may be sent to any Cancer research or awareness charity in Valerie's name.
Visitation will be held at 13:00 hours on September 13, 2022, at Roller-Chenal Funeral Home, with funeral services following at 14:00 hours. Online guestbook: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/chenal.
Published September 11, 2022
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Roller-Chenal Funeral Home
13801 Chenal Parkway, Little Rock, AR