Jorge Martinez-Barragan went to eternal rest at the age of 69. He resided in Borger, Texas for 45 years. Jorge Barragan will be lovingly remembered. He was married to Sabina Barragan for 42 years. He had been retired for four years and was known as a hardworking and caring man who cared for his family. He loved doing construction and welding. He had several gifts and talents. His favorites were spending time with family, fishing, building and watching his favorite soccer team Las Chivas. Jorge was always willing to go the extra mile in helping those in need. Anyone who had the blessing to have met him knew he had a good heart. Jorge volunteered for years as an usher at St. John's Catholic Church. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Jesus and Isabel; brother, Ignacio Barragan; and an infant sister.
He is survived by his wife, Sabina Barragan; five children, Berenice Herm and husband Benjamin, Dorali Calderon and husband Jose, Arnulfo Barragan, Arelly Coward and husband Michael, and Jorge Jr. Barragan and wife Mayra; 15 grandchildren, Macayla Barragan, Joshua Herm, Abram Herm, Arebella Barragan, Damien Cruz, Alezander Cruz, Jonathan Herm, Levi Calderon, Kairi Barragan, Mateo Calderon, Timothy Herm, Kaylin Barragan, Nehemias Calderon, Oziel Calderon, and Adilyn Coward; one sister, Ofelia Zepeda Barragan; six brothers, Alfredo Barragan, Roberto Barragan, Miguel Barragan, Jesus Barragan, Salvador Barragan, Antonio Barragan; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of extended family.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 am on Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at St. John Catholic Church with Fr. Shane Wieck, celebrant. Burial will follow in Westlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger. The Rosary will be recited beginning at 5 pm on Tuesday, November 2, 2021 in the Minton Memorial Chapel.
Published by Borger News Herald from Nov. 6 to Nov. 7, 2021.