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Manuela Ortega Hernandez: Tabor City

1968 – 2023

     Manuela Ortega Hernandez of Tabor City passed away Monday, Jan. 2, in her home. She was 54.

     Born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, she was a daughter of the late Epifania M. Martinez and Marcelina J. Ortega Martinez.

     She is survived by her husband, Juan Carlos Hernandez of Tabor City; a son, Juan Carlos Hernandez of Tabor City; two daughters, Diana Meraz of North Myrtle Beach and Victoria Hernandez of Ocean Isle Beach; three brothers, Jesus “Chewy” Montoya, Julian Montoya, and Richard Martinez; six sisters, Monica Martinez, Mary-Ann Montoya, Epy Martinez, Marcy Narcisco, Maria Montoya, and Maria Martinez; and five grandchildren.

     She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters, Margret and Elena Montoya.

     Funeral services were planned for 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 6, in the Inman Ward Funeral Home Chapel.

     A guest register is available here.