Mrs. Elvia “Vita” Hernandez Melendez, 44, of Omega passed away Monday, January 25, 2021 at Tift Regional Medical Center.
Graveside service will be held Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 2:00 P.M. in Omega Cemetery with Rev. Mr. Steven Mancuso and Rev. Mr. Eric Windmoller officiating. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, January 27, 2021 from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. and the Rosary being prayed at 6:00 P.M. with Father Kevin O’Keefe officiating at the funeral home.
Mrs. Melendez was born February 2, 1976 in Doctor-Arroyo Nuevoleon, Mexico to Maria De Los Angeles Vargas and the late Concepcion Hernandez. She was a member of Our Divine Saviour Catholic Church of Tifton and a homemaker. Mrs. Melendez dedicated her life to her family and children. She loved her plants and being outdoors. She especially loved being with her grandchildren.
Mrs. Melendez is survived by her husband, Humberto Melendez of Omega; two boys, Humberto Melendez and Ricardo Melendez of Omega; two daughters, Janet Melendez Samayoa and Henry Samayoa of Warner Robins and Yolanda Melendez of Omega; two grandchildren, Emiliano Samayoa and Noel Melendez; two sisters, Adelaida Hernandez Vargas and Guadalupe Hernandez Vargas and three brothers, Eduardo Hernandez Vargas, David Hernandez Vargas and Mario Hernandez Vargas.
Albritton Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements.