Mariana O. Martinez LUBBOCK-Rosary for Mariana O. Martinez, 81, of Lubbock will be today at 7 p.m. in Calvillo Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Mass will be on Saturday at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph's Catholic Church with Father Martin Pina officiating. Burial will be in Peaceful Gardens Memorial Park under the direction of Calvillo Funeral Home and Chapel. Mariana passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013. She was born on Dec. 14, 1931, in Big Foot, Texas, to the late Jose Angel and Patricia Olvera. She married Jose Martinez Sr. on May 14, 1955, in Pearsall, Texas. She was a housewife and a Catholic. Our loving mother had a passion for playing bingo. She was preceded in death by two sons, Guadalupe Martinez on May 5, 2002, and Roberto Martinez on June 10, 2002. Survivors include her husband of Lubbock; three sons, Jose Martinez Jr. of Von-Ormy, Texas, Steve Martinez of Cibilo, Texas, and Jesus Martinez of Fayetteville, N.C.; three daughters, Emma Banda, Jaine Martinez and Rosa Ramirez, all of Lubbock; 13 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.
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Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on Feb. 22, 2013