Guadalupe Marie Fernandez O’Bryant, age 86, of Chillicothe, passed away on Sunday, July 10, 2022 at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria.
Lupe was born on November 3, 1935 in Niota, IL to Antonio and Susanna (Zavala) Fernandez.
Surviving are some special family members who helped care for her over the years, her niece, Linda Drone of Peoria; her nephew, Edward Hammond, Jr. of Peoria Heights; her great-nieces, Christina (David) Kuntz of Chillicothe and Karen (James) Bullock of Chillicothe, who thought of her as a second grandmother; and her great-great-nephew, James “JJ” Bullock; along with many surviving nieces and nephews and their families. She was preceded in death by her parents and seven siblings.
Lupe worked at Track Inn in Chillicothe for over 25 years. She was a member of St. Edward Catholic Church in Chillicothe and she enjoyed watching Hallmark movies and a huge Chuck Norris fan.
Cremation rites will be accorded and a graveside service will be held on Saturday, August 6, 2022 at 10am at Chillicothe City Cemetery. Memorials may be made to OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home. Arrangements are under the care of Weber-Hurd Funeral Home in Chillicothe.