SOFIA MARTINEZ

Sofia Martinez, 80, of Olton, passed away Wednesday, July 4, 2018, in Lubbock. Rosary was recited Sunday evening, July 8, 2018, at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Olton. Mass was celebrated Monday morning, July 9, 2018, at St. Peter’s Catholic Church with Fr. Sylvester D’Souza officiating. Interment followed at Olton Cemetery under the direction of Ramage Funeral Directors Sofia was born Dec. 4, 1937, in Brackettville, Texas, to Patricio and Sofia (Talamantes) Fuentes. Moving to Olton in 1952, Sofia married Samuel Martinez in 1953 and they were married over 64 years. A member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Sofia enjoyed being outdoors and camping. She was preceded in death by her parents, five brothers, one sister, and a great-grandchild. Survivors include her husband, Samuel Martinez of Olton; one son, Jose Luiz Martinez of Plainview; one daughter, Susana Armour of Greenville, TN; a brother, Cecilio Fuentes of Dallas; seven sisters, Rita Rodriguez of Church, TX, Mary Martinez of Idaho, Eva Saenz of Dimmitt, Juana Hernandez of Oklahoma City, Elicia Fuentes of Canyon, Rebecca Fuentes of Oklahoma City, and Amelia Fuentes of Dallas; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and one great great-grandchild.

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