Elvira Martinez, 92 of age, passed away on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. Elvira was born to Domingo and Maria Fernandez on August 6, 1926 in Bryan, Texas.
The family will receive visitors from 6 – 8:00 p.m., Friday, June 7, at Pecan Grove Funeral Home, 3124 Robinson Drive, Waco, TX. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, June 8, at the funeral home, with Pastor Tom Gutierrez officiating. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery.
Elvira was preceded in death by her husband, Nacho Martinez, Sr., daughters Anita Cruz and Mary Garza, daughter-in-law Lupe Martinez, sisters Connie Pesina and Josie Youngblood. Elvira is survived by five sons, Nacho Jr. and wife Maria “Mary” Martinez, Mario Martinez, Sr., Steve and wife Viola Martinez, Fernando and wife Kaui Martinez, Danny and wife Stella Martinez, and three daughters Faye Martinez, Fidela and husband Ralph Vanegas, Sr., Freddie and husband Ronnie Rodriguez, Sr., and son-in-law Gilbert Garza. Elvira had 24 grandchildren, 43 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Pallbearers: Abel Apodaca, Jr., Christopher Martinez, Mike Martinez, Nick Martinez, Gil Cruz, and Robert Garza.
Honorary Pallbearers: Mario Martinez, Jr., Marcus Rodriguez, and Ronnie Rodriguez.
Elvira is truly loved and will be missed dearly by everyone, she enjoyed family gatherings and having the family around. Fly high, Grandma. You will be our special angel.