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James J. Martinez

1954 - 2010 Obituary Condolences
James J. Martinez, age 55, passed away on Saturday, November 27, 2010, in Tucumcari, New Mexico.
James was born December 25, 1954, in Tucumcari, New Mexico. He had been a member of the St. Anne's Catholic Church in Tucumcari. He served in the Army National Guard. He attended the Tucumcari School system.
Surviving James are his daughters, Heidi Gonzales and husband, Vincent of Tucumcari and Carmen Gonzales and husband, Michael of Kansas; his mother, Maria Martinez; two brothers, Alfredo (Freddy) Martinez Sr. and wife, Margaret of Tucumcari, and Chris Martinez Sr and wife, Jenny of Santa Fe; six sisters, Dorothy Martinez and companion, Charles Cordova, Rose Mena and husband, Manuel all of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Helen Griego and companion, Facundo Garcia, Julia Jasper and husband, Joe, Teresa Villa, and Veronica Martinez all of Tucumcari, New Mexico; six grandchildren, Destiny, Devine, Dezmond, Dezmaiah, Izabel, and Heaven. He is also survived by his longtime best friend and mother of his daughters, Lillian Alarcon.
He was preceded in death by his father, Chano G. Martinez; brothers, Manuel Eloy Martinez and Jesse J. Martinez; by one sister, Maria Blanca Martinez and by his stillborn twin brother.
Rosary will be recited on Thursday evening, December 2, 2010, at 7:00 pm in the St. Anne's Catholic Church with Mass of the Resurrection being offered on Friday morning at 11:00 am in the St. Anne's Catholic Church with Rev. Father Hyginus Anuta as celebrant. Pallbearers will be Freddy Martinez Jr, Henry Martinez, James Martinez, Michael Martinez, Juan Martinez, Daniel Garcia, Elad Martinez, Charles Cordova, Chris Martinez Jr., and J.J. Martinez. Honorary Pallbearers will be Freddy Martinez Sr., Chris Martinez Sr, Rose Mena, Dorothy Martinez, Helen Griego, Julia Jasper, Veronica Martinez, and Theresa Villa. Interment will be in the Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery.
Arrangements are by Dunn Funeral Home, Tucumcari, New Mexico, 575 461-3815.
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