A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, January 22, 2018 at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church for Maria de Jesus Hernandez Del Rio, 77 of Gridley. Maria passed away on Saturday, January 13, 2018 in Chico, California.

She was born March 2, 1940, in La Sábila, Michoacán, México. She was a longtime resident of Gridley, and was a very loving person, devoted to her family.

She was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers and one sister.

Maria is survived by her loving husband of 58 years, Manuel Hernandez, of Gridley; two sons: Gabriel Hernandez, of Baytown, Texas, and Ignacio Hernandez, of Yuba City; four daughters: Lourdes Garcia, of Gridley, Irma Ramos, of Mexico, Soledad Hernandez, of Mexico, and Maria (Jorge) Flores, of Gridley; two sisters; two brothers; numerous grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

A visitation will be held on Sunday, January 21, 2018 from 3 to 5 p.m. at Gridley-Block Funeral Chapel, followed by a Rosary at 6 p.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

Interment will be in Mexico. Arrangements entrusted to Gridley-Block Funeral Chapel.