Maria Guadalupe Yebra Vaughan Hernandez was born in Poza Rica Veracruz Mexico March 26, 1948.

She was preceded in death by her husband Henry B. Hernandez; parents, Jose and Mara Yebra; brother, Sergio Yebra; and sister, Martha Yebra.

She is survived by her son, Christopher Daniel Vaughan and wife, Angie Michelle Vaughan, and their children, Grace, Isaac, Noah, Jacob, Lily and Cana-Marie Vaughan; step-daughter, Anna Maria Hernandez; step-son, Henry Hernandez Jr. and children, Craig and Kevin Hernandez; sister, Olga Yebra Torre; and brother-in-law, Miguel Torre.

Lupita attended dental school in Mexico and moved to the United States in 1974, where she worked with Dr. Ralph Poindexter, Dr Lambert and Dr. James Walters. She finished her career at the dental center of the V.A. Hospital in Dallas.

Lupita attended St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Richardson, where she was an extraordinary minister of the Eucharist and St. Bernard of Clairvoux Catholic Church where she was a member of the Guadalupanos, a Eucharistic minister and helped Henry in the St. Vincent de Paul Ministry.

One of her favorite activities with St. Vincent de Paul was to coordinate the donation and distribution of Christmas gifts for the families served by St. Vincent de Paul.

She also was a proud member of the Christian Community of God’s Delight which she joined in the late 1970s and was active until her death.

She and Henry enjoyed Tejano music, and she was very proud of her Mexican heritage even after becoming a U.S. Citizen.

A visitation was held from 3-5 p.m. Wednesday, December 19 at All Saints Catholic Church in Dallas, with a rosary beginning at 5 p.m.

A funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, December 20 at St. Bernard of Clairvaux Catholic Church, 1404 Old Gate Lane in Dallas. Burial will follow at 3 p.m. at Calvary Hill Cemetery, 3235 Lombardy Lane in Dallas.

Services are under the direction of Scoggins Funeral Home & Crematory in Van Alstyne.

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