Maria "Mary" Martinez

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Maria Mary Martinez LUBBOCK-Maria Martinez, 50, of Lubbock went to be with her Lord on Friday, July 4, 2014. Maria was born on May 4, 1964, in Lubbock to Guadalupe and Gonzalo Nick Martinez. She attended Estacado High School. Mrs. Martinez was employed with Aramark at Evans Middle School. She was engaged to Thomas Castillo and they had been together for 17 years. Mary had a passion for her pets, Tiger and Barkley. She enjoyed watching movies, listening to country music and spending time with her grandchildren. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 10, 2014, at Guajardo Funeral Chapels with Pastor Eddie Stillwell officiating. Interment will be at Peaceful Gardens Memorial Park under the direction of Guajardo Funeral Chapels. Friends and family are invited to pray the rosary at 7 p.m. today, July 9, 2014, at Guajardo Funeral Chapels. Survivors include her fianc , Thomas Castillo; three sons, Jesse (Veronica) Martinez, Moses Jr., and Justin (Cierra) Navarrette, all of Lubbock; two stepdaughters, Elizabeth Castillo and Erica Castillo (Lee); and one stepson, Thomas Castillo Jr., all of Lubbock. Maria is also survived by her mother, Guadalupe Martinez; three brothers, Raymond (Maria) Martinez of Ralls, Emilio (Teresa) Martinez of Lubbock, Daniel (Mishelle) Martinez of Sacramento, Calif.; five sisters, Lupe (Jerry) Anguiano, Delores Knopf, Angela (Daniel) Perales, Diana (Harvey) Navarrette, and Susana Martinez all of Lubbock. She leaves behind four grandsons, Jesse Jr. and Jacob Dale Martinez, Jonathan and Joshua Castillo; one granddaughter, Jazlyn Martinez; eight nieces; and eight nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, Gonzalo Martinez.

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Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on July 9, 2014