Melissa is a licensed funeral director issued by the Texas Funeral Service Commission. She has been employed by the funeral home for over 19 years. She graduated with honors from San Antonio College in 2002. Melissa is a notary public and bonded to sale Pre-Arranged funerals by the Texas Insurance Department. In 2019, Melissa became a partner in the funeral home along side her grandfather and mother. She is currently working towards earning a certificate in Grief Counseling to be able to assist the families.
Melissa and family attends Calvary Temple Church, Kerrville and a member of the Kerrville Women's Chamber.
She married Victor Hernandez in 2000 and they raised their family in Harper. Victor is the store manager for Home Depot (Boerne) and has employed with them for 17 years. They have 4 children, Kristina, Nicholas, Cale and Taylor; and three grandchildren, Micah, Kensley and Royce.